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‘Gunday’ yet another film to be shot in Kolkata (With Images)


August 30th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) After Sujoy Gosh's "Kahaani", director Ali Abbas Zafar has chosen Kolkata as the backdrop for his film "Gunday", which stars Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor.Set ... Read more...

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Vishva-Bharati row: Court issues contempt notice against PM, others


July 13th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Friday issued a contempt notice against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who is the chancellor of Visva-Bharati University, and other officials in ... Read more...

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Fresh cartoon row: Bengal professor complains to police


April 22nd, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Cartoons and professors in West Bengal continue to be in the news. This time a medical college professor has filed a police complaint against two ... Read more...

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Bihar withholds pay of 300 teachers for fake admissions


January 14th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 14 (IANS) The Bihar government has decided to withhold the salary of 300 teachers in Patna district suspected to be involved in a fake admissions racket, officials said ... Read more...

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Bengal plans day care centres for maids’ children


November 12th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 11 (IANS) The West Bengal government is planning to open day care schools and creches for children of maids who come to the city from the suburbs."We ... Read more...

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Nepal seeks to stop blood bath at biggest Hindu festival


September 28th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 28 (IANS) As the former Hindu kingdom of Nepal starts observing its biggest Hindu festival from Wednesday, the new government's austerity measures and a dogged campaign by animal ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists defend disputed Buddha birthplace deal


August 10th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 10 (IANS) Almost a fortnight after controversy erupted over a questionable deal to develop the sacred birthplace of the Buddha in Nepal by a Chinese organisation, the Maoists ... Read more...

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Nepal seeks to end social malpractices


July 25th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 25 (IANS) An NGO in Nepal is seeking an end to 57 social "malpractices" and grisly traditions, including a cannibalistic custom that takes place when the king dies.In ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

70 injured in Tripura clash


July 10th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 10 (IANS) At least 70 people, including 13 policemen, were injured here Sunday during a clash between the police and Congress workers who were protesting against the entrance ... Read more...

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Blood money paid, three Indians saved from gallows (Lead)


May 31st, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar (Punjab), May 31 (IANS) Three Indians, on death row in Sharjah, were released and returned home here Tuesday after a Dubai-based NGO paid Rs.18 lakh in blood money to ... Read more...

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Blood money paid, 3 Punjabi youths return home from Dubai


May 31st, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar (Punjab), May 31 (IANS) After their release from the Sharjah central jail in Dubai where they were on death row, it was an emotional and tearful reunion for the ... Read more...

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Trigger-happy Nepal’s former crown prince let off with warning


April 27th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 27 (IANS) Nepal's trigger-happy former crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah, who became the first member of the erstwhile royal family to face arrest and detention, was let ... Read more...

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Nepal devotees await Sathya Sai Baba’s reincarnation


April 25th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 25 (IANS) As thousands in Nepal began mourning the passing away of Indian spiritual guru Sathya Sai Baba and Nepali Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal issued an official ... Read more...

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Deposed Nepal king heads for India again


March 10th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 10 (IANS) Nepal's deposed king Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah is leaving for India Thursday to attend a family wedding, making it the second visit to the neighbouring country ... Read more...

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Nepal ‘jails’ blind rhino for manslaughter


January 28th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 28 (IANS) Authorities in western Nepal have slapped a one-year "jail term" on a blind rhinoceros who killed a man last year.In remote Bardiya district in the farwest, ... Read more...

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We support Mamata, she should quit cabinet: Maoists


January 4th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 4 (IANS) Expressing support to the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress for defeating the Marxists in West Bengal, the Maoists have urged the railway minister to resign from the cabinet ... Read more...

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Sobhraj figures in Nepal’s citizenship debate


January 4th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 4 (IANS) More than five months after he was found guilty of murder and sentenced to life imprisonment by Nepal's Supreme Court, yesteryear's alleged serial killer and master ... Read more...

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Court focuses on man who had brawl with Nepal’ ex-crown prince


December 28th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 28 (IANS) While Nepal's deposed crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah was turned into a hero by his supporters and released on bail after a drunken brawl in ... Read more...

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Five Indians arrested for obscenity in Nepal


December 27th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 27 (IANS) Four young Indian women and the owner of a hotel, also an Indian, have been arrested in Nepal for indulging in obscene acts and disturbing the ... Read more...

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Nepal’s new ‘crown prince’ gets a Christmas reprieve


December 24th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 24 (IANS) Nepal's Deputy Prime Minister Sujata Koirala's son-in-law, who became embroiled in a long and increasingly acrimonious controversy after locking horns with deposed crown prince Paras Bir ... Read more...

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Nepal ex-crown prince’s gun brawl case gets a sequel (Lead)


December 23rd, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 23 (IANS) Nine days after Nepal's controversial former crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah was arrested following reports that he was involved in a gun brawl with an ... Read more...

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Nepal ex-crown prince’s gun brawl case gets a sequel


December 23rd, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 23 (IANS) Nine days after Nepal's controversial former crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah was arrested for his reported gun brawl with an influential minister's son-in-law, royalists struck ... Read more...

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Nepal’s ex-crown prince pleads illness, calls off press meet


December 17th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 17 (IANS) Charged with committing a public offence and freed on bail after cooling his heels in police custody for 48 hours, Nepal's controversial former crown prince Paras ... Read more...

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Nepal’s ex-crown prince released on bail, gets hero’s welcome (Lead)


December 16th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 16 (IANS) Nepal's controversial former crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah Thursday triumphantly walked out of police custody on bail after being arrested Tuesday for allegedly threatening the ... Read more...

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Nepal’s ex-crown prince released on bail


December 16th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 16 (IANS) Nepal's controversial former crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah Thursday walked out of police custody on bail after being accused of having threatened the son-in-law of ... Read more...

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Past misdeeds catch up with Nepal’s wayward ex-crown prince


December 16th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 16 (IANS) The first member of Nepal's once ruling Shah dynasty to be arrested and to face legal action, deposed crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah's fall comes ... Read more...

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I’m victim of political vendetta: Nepal’s nabbed ex-crown prince


December 15th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 15 (IANS) The first member of the Shah dynasty to be arrested by police, deposed crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah, has denied firing at an influential ... Read more...

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Nepal’s former crown prince ill in police custody (Second Lead)


December 14th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 14 (IANS) Taken under control by police Tuesday and facing charges of attempted murder, Nepal's former crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah has fallen ill, in an unprecedented ... Read more...

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Nepal’s ex-crown prince arrested, charged with bid to kill (Lead)


December 14th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 14 (IANS) Two years after Nepal's royal family were turned into commoners and stripped of all privileges, former crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah Tuesday paid the penalty ... Read more...

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Ousted Nepal crown prince in police custody after gun brawl (Lead)


December 14th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 14 (IANS) The shadow of arrest and criminal charges darkened over Nepal's controversial former crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah after police took him into custody Tuesday for ... Read more...

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Nepal’s ruling party seeks ex-crown prince’s arrest after gun brawl (Second Lead)


December 13th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 13 (IANS) In an unprecedented turn in Nepal's history, police Monday began an investigation into a gun brawl involving ousted crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah and the son-in-law of ... Read more...

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Maoists deny abducting intelligence officer in West Bengal


November 4th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 4 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas Thursday denied their involvement in the abduction of an Intelligence Bureau (IB) officer and a non-governmental organisation (NGO) activist from West Bengal's Purulia district last month."We ... Read more...

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Nepal’s ex-king says it all in a few words


October 9th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 9 (IANS) As he started his dynasty's ritual worship of Dashain, Nepal's biggest Hindu festival, the country's deposed king Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah is still smarting under ... Read more...

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Nepal government stops ex-king from religious programme


September 21st, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 21 (IANS) Two years after the abolition of monarchy in Nepal, deposed king Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah was at the heart of a fresh row Tuesday with the ... Read more...

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Nepal war long over, but 1,300 still missing


August 30th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 30 (IANS) Four years after a fierce Maoist uprising ended with the loss of over 16,000 lives, thousands of families shattered by the 10-year "People's War" say they ... Read more...

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