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Police battle anti-corruption protests near PM, Sonia houses (Roundup)


August 26th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Police fired tear gas and sprayed water as hundreds led by Arvind Kejriwal noisily protested against corruption near Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Congress reconstitutes Assam state unit


August 11th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Congress Saturday reconstituted its Assam state committee, making Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and central minister Pawan Singh Ghatowar members besides former central ministers B.K. ... Read more...

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Mumbai NGO picked for Fulbright alumni programme (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) A project by a top environmental NGO is among the two from India selected by the US-based Fulbright Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (FAEIF) through a global ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Mumbai NGO to train other NGOs under Fulbright alumni programme


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) A project by a top environmental NGO is among the two from India selected by the US-based Fulbright Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (FAEIF) through a global ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

CBSE results: Girls outperform boys; Chennai region tops (Roundup)


May 28th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Girls continued to outperform boys in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) class 12 results declared here Monday. Among the eight CBSE regions, Chennai ... Read more...

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Delhi to get residential school for underprivileged kids


May 14th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The capital is set to receive a residential school for students belonging to the Scheduled Castes (SC), the Scheduled Tribes (ST) and Other Backward Castes ... Read more...

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Air India’s all-women crew flights to 3 continents Thursday


March 7th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Celebrating International Women's Day Thursday, India's flag carrier Air India plans to operate international flights manned by all-women crew to at least one city in three ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Suzuki launches 805cc cruiser bike


November 28th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Suzuki Motorcycle Monday launched its 805cc powered cruiser bike Intruder M800, priced at Rs.8.88 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)."The Intruder M800 is more focused as an entry ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Running to raise funds for the blind


October 23rd, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) George Abraham, who lost his eyesight when he was 10 months old and now heads NGO Score Foundation that runs India's first helpline for the ... Read more...

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Online engineering entrance exam from next year


September 13th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) An online entrance exam for engineering aspirants will be held by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in 22 cities next year, an official ... Read more...

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147 trains cancelled in view of Telangana blockade (Lead)


July 13th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) The railways have cancelled 31 Express and 116 passenger trains in the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh Thursday in view of the rail blockade called ... Read more...

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Three Indian journalists killed in six months (Lead)


June 14th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Jyotirmoy Dey was the third journalist in India to be killed in the past six months, a media watchdog said Tuesday.There have also been 14 attacks ... Read more...

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Three Indian journalists killed: watchdog


June 14th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Jyotirmoy Dey was the third journalist in India to be killed in the past six months, a media watchdog said Tuesday.There have also been 14 ... Read more...

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Indian U-16 team for Arsenal Soccer Festival to leave July 21


May 30th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) Sixteen players from seven cities will leave for London July 21 to represent India in the Under-16 category at the 21st Arsenal International Soccer Festival ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Anna campaign will reduce corruption, says poll


May 9th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Most Indians seem to believe that the campaign launched by Gandhian Anna Hazare will hit corruption in the country, says a nationwide opinion poll.At the ... Read more...

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Air India cancels 10 flights out of Chennai (Lead)


April 28th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 28 (IANS) The ongoing strike by around 600 pilots has forced Air India to cancel 10 flights out of here while operating five flights by adding more destinations ... Read more...

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Maoist woman surrenders in Bhubaneshwar


March 18th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneshwar, Mar 18(ANI): A Maoist woman surrendered before police officials in Bhubaneshwar, Orissa on Friday.According to the police, Champa Madangi alias Aruna surrendered following an encounter between the police and the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Small town designer impresses at first-ever show (With Images)


March 12th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) From a small town in Orissa to one of the biggest fashion events of the country, young designer Manas Dash created a stir at his first-ever ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

India celebrates Mahashivratri with fasting and prayers (Roundup)


March 2nd, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore/Lucknow, March 2 (IANS) Millions of hindu devotees across the country and the world celebrated Mahashivratri with ritual bathing, fasting and prayers.People thronged temples in thousands during the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

NALCO CMD arrested by CBI for taking bribe


February 25th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday arrested the chairman-cum-managing director of the National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO) A.K. Srivastava and his wife for allegedly accepting bribe. ... Read more...

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National Rally Championship to have diesel class


February 17th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 17 (IANS) Doubling of prize-money and introduction of an Open class for diesel vehicles, besides the inclusion of Bhubaneshwar as a new venue, feature in the 2011 Indian National Rally ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘India protecting fishermen from Sri Lankan Navy’


December 29th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 29 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard is taking necessary steps to protect Indian fishermen from the attacks of the Sri Lankan Navy, an official said.Speaking to reporters after handing over ... Read more...

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India values South Korean investment, says Anand Sharma


October 28th, 2010 - 11:53 pm ICT by ANI
Hanoi, Oct.28 (ANI): Union Commerce and Trade Minister Anand Sharma on Thursday said that India values South Korean investment despite the row over its POSCO steel project in Orissa over issues ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rahul Gandhi seen as best face for Commonwealth Games


October 3rd, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi has emerged as the most preferred brand ambassador for the 2010 Commonwealth Games here, with 72 percent of the respondents choosing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Abhinav Bindra to carry tricolour during Commonwealth Games opening ceremony


October 1st, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 1 (ANI): Olympic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra will carry the Indian national flag during the opening ceremony of the XIXth Commonwealth Games on Sunday."The 28-year-old ace shooter will ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

President Patil confers Certificate of Honour to 15 scholars on Independence Day


August 15th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 15 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil conferred Certificate of Honour to 15 scholars of Sanskrit, one from Sanskrit (International), two from Persian and three from Arabic languages for the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Six AIIMS-like institutions to be registered as societies


August 9th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The union cabinet Monday approved the proposal for formation of societies for each of the six All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)-like institutions being set up ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Global Hospitals to invest Rs.200 crore


June 11th, 2010 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) Global Hospitals will come up with a 400-bed tertiary care centre in Mumbai with an investment of Rs.200 crore, a top official said Friday. The facility, to be set ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Maoist sabotage threat hits Bengal train movements (Lead)


June 10th, 2010 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 9 (IANS) Train movement was late Wednesday suspended over a part of the South Eastern Railway in West Bengal following intelligence inputs that Maoists had assembled near the tracks in ... Read more...

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Did the railways run pilot train ahead of Gyaneshwari?


May 28th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jhargram, May 28 (IANS) Did the railways run a pilot train before the ill-fated Howrah-Kurla Gyaneshwari Express traversed the Maoist hotbed around Jhargram in West Bengal's West Midnapore district? Railway Minister ... Read more...

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Blast caused accident, probe ordered: Mamata Banerjee


May 28th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jhargram (West Bengal), May 28 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday ordered a probe into the train accident in West Bengal that claimed 65 lives and said a bomb blast triggered ... Read more...

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Air India cancels over 75 flights as staffers continue protest


May 26th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai/New Delhi, May 26 (ANI): Air India has cancelled over 75 domestic and international flights scheduled for Wednesday in the wake of a flash strike launched strike by its staffers throughout the ... Read more...

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Cyclone Laila wreaks havoc in Andhra, armed forces called in (Intro Roundup)


May 21st, 2010 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/New Delhi/Bhubaneshwar, May 20 (IANS) Cyclonic storm Laila late Thursday wreaked havoc in coastal Andhra Pradesh, killing 17 people, inundating scores of villages and inflicting massive damage to infrastructure. The armed ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Rajya Sabha members accuse Gill of misinforming IOC


May 19th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Contradicting claims made by Sports Minister M.S.Gill, Rajya Sabha members Wednesday said they never asked the ministry to limit the tenures of the office bearers of the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Andhra calls in rescue teams as cyclone threat grows (Lead)


May 18th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 18 (IANS) The administration in Andhra Pradesh's coastal region Tuesday went on high alert and National Disaster Response Force was called in for rescue operations as the cyclonic storm Laila ... Read more...

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