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Shutdown hits life in Karnataka


September 20th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) Normal life was affected in Karnataka Thursday following the call for nation-wide shutdown to oppose the diesel price hike, cap on subsidised cooking gas cylinders and ... Read more...

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NGOs to help in evaluation of Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan: Ramesh


September 18th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The government has decided to involve NGOs for concurrent evaluation of Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan following wide disparity in sanitation coverage figures given by states and ... Read more...

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Unmukt hopes for an amicable solution with St. Stephen’s


August 31st, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) India's U-19 World Cup winning captain Unmukt Chand hopes that the attendance problem with his alma mater St. Stephen's College would soon be sorted out ... Read more...

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Dismiss legislator’s plea on mosque, court urged


August 16th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) A political outfit Thursday urged the Delhi High Court to dismiss legislator Shoaib Iqbal's plea seeking restrictions on the demolition of a mosque constructed at ... Read more...

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Documentary explores ‘Jana Gana Mana’ spirit


August 14th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) National anthems worldwide often become ritualised with its adherents paying little attention to the words or their underlying meaning. As India prepares to celebrate its 65th ... Read more...

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I’ll not quit dancing: Esha Deol


August 11th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Esha Deol is hardly seen on the big screen, but the recently-married actress, a trained Odissi dancer, says she will never quit dance."It's (dance) a convention ... Read more...

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Rename India as Bharat, says Congress MP


August 9th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 9 (IANS) India should be renamed Bharat in the constitution of the country, a Congress parliamentarian has demanded in a constitutional amendment bill introduced in parliament Thursday.Congress MP ... Read more...

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Olympics hockey: India suffer another reverse, lose 1-3 to Kiwis


August 1st, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) New Zealand chalked up a 3-1 win over India who thus slid to their second defeat in as many matches in the Olympic men's hockey competition ... Read more...

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Two murders in Delhi within 12 hours


July 27th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Just two days after a series of six murders shook the capital, two more killings within a gap of 12 hours were reported here, police ... Read more...

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Doctors stole my minor son’s kidney, says Rajasthan man


July 21st, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 21 (IANS) A man in Rajasthan has complained that doctors at a state-run hospital stole a kidney of his two-year-old son undergoing treatment, police said Saturday. A court ... Read more...

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Rahul can be PM if he brings black money back: Ramdev


July 18th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 18 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi could become prime minister if he brought black money stashed abroad in billions of rupees, yoga guru Baba Ramdev said ... Read more...

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India lose to Britain in tri-nation hockey


July 15th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Santander (Spain), July 15 (IANS) India lost 1-3 to Great Britain in the inaugural match of the tri-nation invitational hockey tournament, the team's final warm-up event ahead of the London ... Read more...

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AITA defends Nasima’s appointment as women’s team manager


July 10th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Tuesday defended the selection of Nasima, Sania Mirza's mother, as the manager of the women's team for the 2012 ... Read more...

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Scandals to protests, Hooda gets busy this summer (Haryana Newsletter)


July 6th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 6 (IANS) First, the scandal of sexual abuse and tormenting of inmates at a shelter home in Rohtak, and now statewide protests over power and water shortage - ... Read more...

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Shelter home exploitation: cop held for destroying evidence


July 6th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), July 6 (IANS) The Haryana police officer heading the probe into the sexual exploitation and physical and mental torture of inmates at the Apna Ghar shelter home here ... Read more...

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Warden booked for sodomising mentally disabled in Haryana


July 2nd, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), July 2 (IANS) Close on the heels of the revelation of sexual abuse, mental and physical torture of inmates at Apna Ghar shelter home here, Haryana Police have ... Read more...

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AITA rejects Sania’s claims, says team selected on merit


June 27th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Wednesday rejected claims made by Sania Mirza that she was made a bait to pacify Leander Paes and ... Read more...

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Esha’s sangeet a private affair: Hema Malini


June 25th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Esha Deol's sangeet ceremony, her first pre-wedding celebration function Monday, will be a private affair, says her mother, veteran actress Hema Malini, who will be seen ... Read more...

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European experience should stand in good stead for Olympics: Nobbs


June 24th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) India hockey coach Michael Nobbs warned his boys Sunday that there won't be room for errors against top European teams at the London Olympics.Nobbs said ... Read more...

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Advani, Sethi enter semis at billiards meet


June 21st, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 21 (IANS) Pankaj Advani and Geet Sethi moved closer to a possible title showdown as the two former World champions sailed into the semi-finals of the ECA-Raman Nair ... Read more...

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Krishna plays key role in breaking tennis deadlock


June 21st, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Thursday played a key role in convincing Leander Paes to pair-up with Vishnu Vardhan and end the week-long ... Read more...

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Paes serves a threat, AITA defers Olympics selection (Roundup)


June 20th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) was forced to defer its announcement of the final pairing for the London Games till Thursday after Leander ... Read more...

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Paes threatens to withdraw from Olympics


June 20th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) India's tennis ace Leander Paes Wednesday served notice to the All India Tennis Association (AITA) saying he would pull out of the London Olympics ... Read more...

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It’s for AITA to pick the Olympic team, says Maken (Lead)


June 19th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Sports minister Ajay Maken Tuesday washed his hands of the issue of selecting India's tennis doubles team for the London Olympics, saying it is ... Read more...

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‘Will convince Bhupathi or Bopanna to play with Hesh’


June 19th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) All India Tennis Association (AITA) president Anil Khanna said Tuesday that sending one team for the 2012 London Olympics is the best option to ... Read more...

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AITA backs Paes, gives sports ministry five options


June 19th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Defending the decision to pair Leander Paes with Mahesh Bhupathi, the All India Tennis Association (AITA) Tuesday lobbed the ball back into the government ... Read more...

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AITA asks sports ministry to convince warring players (Roundup)


June 18th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Monday asked the sports ministry to convince Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna to team up with Leander Paes ... Read more...

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Aviation regulator directs airlines to rationalise fares


June 18th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) India's civil aviation regulator Monday directed all domestic airlines to check the exponential rises in air fares, even as demand declined in May by 0.87 ... Read more...

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Six cops summoned July 7 over Ramdev crackdown (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Six policemen, named in a charge sheet filed in connection with last year's crackdown on yoga guru Baba Ramdev and his followers at Ramlila ... Read more...

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Self-styled civil society undermining legislature: Goa governor


June 8th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 8 (IANS) Legislators need to be conscious of "self styled" civil society members questioning the role of the legislature in India, Goa governor Bharat Vir Wanchoo said Friday.Speaking ... Read more...

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Probe into abuse by Haryana cops in women’s shelter (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 6 (IANS) The Haryana Police Wednesday announced a high-level committee to probe allegations that its own officials were involved in the exploitation of inmates of a government funded ... Read more...

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Three more held for shooting Delhi legislator


June 5th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Three more people were arrested for the attack on Delhi legislator Bharat Singh in the capital June 2, police said Tuesday. Four accused were ... Read more...

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2008 Malegaon blast accused gets bail


June 5th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court here Tuesday granted bail to Lokesh Sharma in the 2008 Malegaon bomb blast in Maharashtra that killed six people, ... Read more...

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Delhi legislator’s attackers sent to police custody


June 4th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Four people arrested for the shooting of Delhi legislator Bharat Singh were sent to six days in police custody by a Delhi court Monday.Chief Metropolitan ... Read more...

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Delhi legislator shot, stable (Second Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) An independent Delhi legislator, Bharat Singh was Saturday shot in his office by three or four unidentified men who sped away in a car ... Read more...

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