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Kolkata solar physicist wins prestigious US prize


June 23rd, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) Dibyendu Nandi of the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata has been awarded the prestigious Karen Harvey Prize for 2012 by the American ... Read more...

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Bengal should impose ‘green cess’ on electricity: Expert


November 21st, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) The West Bengal government needs to impose a nominal "green" cess on electricity so that it has sufficient funds to dole out fiscal incentives which can ... Read more...

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Under scanner for honour killing, Jharkhand legislator on the run


May 6th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 5 (IANS) A Congress legislator in Jharkhand was Friday alleged to be on the run after it came to light that a youth, who reportedly wanted ... Read more...

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Case against vice chancellor after singer’s complaint


February 24th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 24 (IANS) A case has been lodged against the acting vice chancellor of a Bihar university after a Bhojpuri singer complained that he misbehaved and attempted to molest her ... Read more...

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Bhojpuri singer’s charge of misbehaviour to be probed


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 22 (IANS) Three days after popular Bhojpuri singer Devi alleged that an acting vice chancellor of a Bihar university misbehaved and attempted to molest her at a cultural function ... Read more...

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Gorkha group calls for 40 day strike in Darjeeling


July 4th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 4 (IANS) The Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) Sunday called for a 40-day long shutdown, from Aug 2, in the three hill sub-divisions of Darjeeling district to protest the unwillingness of ... Read more...

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Investors not doing enough in site areas: Orissa minister


September 23rd, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 23 (IANS) With 14 greenfield projects -- accounting for a combined investment of Rs.200,653 crore -- reduced to being non-starters following land acquisition problems, the Orissa government has come down ... Read more...

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Tata Steel to start work at Orissa project by December


September 22nd, 2009 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 22 (IANS) Tata Steel, which has proposed to set up a Rs.21,000-crore plant in Orissa's Kalinganagar, Tuesday said the land acquisition process for the project would be completed soon and ... Read more...

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Sri Rama Sene disrupts India-Pakistan seminar, evicted (Lead)


April 15th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Members of the Sri Rama Sene, the rightist group that hit the public eye with its attack on women in a Mangalore pub, tried to disrupt a ... Read more...

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Sri Rama Sene disrupts India-Pakistan seminar in Delhi


April 15th, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Members of Hindu rightwing group Sri Rama Sene Wednesday tried to disrupt a seminar of Indian and Pakistani journalists in the capital, shouting slogans against the neighbouring ... Read more...

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Guard tipped off Maoists about bank van movement: Police


May 30th, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by admin
Ranchi, May 30 (IANS) The security guard of ICICI bank had tipped off Maoists about the movement of the vehicle that led to Rs.50 million and one kg gold being looted, a ... Read more...

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52 Maoists remanded in judicial custody in Bihar


May 23rd, 2008 - 1:21 am ICT by admin
Patna, May 22 (IANS) A Bihar court Thursday sent 52 suspected Maoist guerrillas, including six women, in judicial custody, two days after they were arrested by the police. About 100 suspected Maoist ... Read more...

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Buddhia’s coach to be cremated today


April 14th, 2008 - 12:21 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneswar, Apr 14 (ANI): Marathon kid Buddhia Singh's former coach, Biranchi Das, who was shot dead by unidentified gunmen on Sunday evening, will be cremated here today. Forty-year-old, Das is survived ... Read more...

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SAIL wins national junior hockey championship


February 19th, 2008 - 1:11 am ICT by admin
Hyderabad, Feb 18 (IANS) An extra-time golden goal by Birendra Lakra powered defending champions Steel Authority of India (SAIL) to a 4-3 win against Chandigarh Academy in the final of the 4th ... Read more...

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Bihar, Chandigarh in hockey semis


February 16th, 2008 - 12:39 am ICT by admin
Hyderabad, Feb 15 (IANS) It was a day of golden goals as Bihar edged out Jharkhand 3-2 and Chandigarh Academy overcame Punjab 2-1 in extra-time en route to the semi-finals of the ... Read more...

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