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Firm on pro-people decision, Mamata posts on Facebook (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee Wednesday said she and her party stood firm on the "pro-people" decision of withdrawing support to ... Read more...

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President greets nation on Onam


August 28th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Onam, Kerala's harvest festival."On the joyous occasion of Onam, I offer my warm ... Read more...

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Italian family in Sardinia is world’s oldest


August 21st, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 21 (IANS) The oldest family in the world is an Italian one living on the island of Sardinia, where nine brothers and sisters have a collective age of ... Read more...

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Mamata airs concern over northeast people’s exodus


August 20th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 20 (IANS) Expressing concern over the mass exodus of northeastern people from other parts of the country, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday urged people ... Read more...

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Andhra police chief asks northeast community not to panic (Second Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 17 (IANS) Denying that there was a mass exodus of people of Assam and other northeast states from Hyderabad, the Andhra Pradesh police chief Friday appealed to them ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha appeals to northeast people to come back


August 17th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Friday unanimously passed a resolution extending support to people from the northeast and appealing to them to return to their places ... Read more...

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House spoke as one on northeast issue: Meira Kumar


August 17th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) To loud thumping of desks from the benches, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Friday got up to say that the "serious and sensitive" discussion ... Read more...

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Housing loans for urban poor soon: PM


August 15th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The government will soon launch a housing scheme to provide housing loans to the poor in urban areas, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday."To ... Read more...

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Focussed on welfare schemes for SC, ST, minorities: PM (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The government was giving special attention to the welfare of the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and other weaker sections, including the minorities, by coming ... Read more...

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Text of Prime Minister’s Independence Day speech


August 15th, 2012 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's speech on India's Independence Day from the Red Fort:My dear countrymen, brothers, sisters and dear children,I greet you ... Read more...

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Achieved success in internal security: PM


August 15th, 2012 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The government had achieved success in many areas of internal security, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday, citing the example of Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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Focussed on welfare schemes for SC, ST: PM


August 15th, 2012 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The government was giving special attention to the welfare of the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and other weaker sections by coming out with programmes ... Read more...

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Pakistan offers help to quake-hit Iran


August 12th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS) Pakistan has offered help to Iran after powerful earthquakes there killed 250 people and injured about 1,800 others, Geo News reported Sunday.Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez ... Read more...

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President, PM greet nation on Raksha Bandhan


August 1st, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan."I extend my ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro plans extra trips for Raksha Bandhan


August 1st, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Delhi Metro will run 160 extra trips to avoid over-crowding Thursday in view of the Raksha Bandhan festival, an official said."The Metro will provide ... Read more...

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President greets nation on Raksha Bandhan


August 1st, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, which will be celebrated across north India Thursday."On the occasion of ... Read more...

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Mamata warns against politics over Assamese refugees


July 28th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) Wishing that peace returns to riot-torn Assam, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday warned those who were trying to play politics over the influx ... Read more...

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‘Psycho’ guilty of murdering Indian student Bidve


July 27th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) A killer who called himself "Psycho" has been found guilty of murdering Indian student Anuj Bidve at random on a British street, The Independent reported Thursday.Kiaran ... Read more...

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Cyrus dreams of having lots of kids


July 4th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) Singer Miley Cyrus, who got engaged to Liam Hemsworth, wants to have lots of children after marriage."She really wants a bunch of kids, since she ... Read more...

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Amitabh’s special connect with number 786


June 27th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) The Number 786 has special significance for megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who recalled his "Deewaar" and "Coolie" days as he posted his 786th tweet."T 786 - ... Read more...

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Odisha urges Maoists to join mainstream (Lead)


May 22nd, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 21 (IANS) Odisha Monday urged Maoists to shun violence and join the mainstream, soon after after a rebel leader warned the state government of consequences for not keeping ... Read more...

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Muslims, Dalits should get equal rights: Ramdev


May 12th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev, slamming the government Saturday, said he supported Muslims in their demand for amending Article 341 of the Indian constitution that excludes ... Read more...

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Bangladesh hopeful of inking Teesta water accord with India (Lead)


April 30th, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) Stressing that people of Bangladesh wanted the Teesta water sharing accord signed with India, Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dipu Moni Sunday hoped the pact will be ... Read more...

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Bangladesh hopeful of soon clinching Teesta water accord


April 30th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) Stressing that people of Bangladesh wanted the Teesta water sharing accord signed with India, Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dipu Moni Sunday hoped the pact will be ... Read more...

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Pakistan condemns Kabul attacks


April 16th, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 15 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Sunday condemned the series of Taliban attacks in Afghanistan and said Islamabad supports stability in the war-shattered neighbouring country."Pakistan ... Read more...

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Left sceptical of Mahato’s surrender, Congress welcomes it


March 9th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 9 (IANS) A sceptical Left Front Friday said Maoist squad leader Suchitra Mahato had been in police custody and had not surrendered Friday. The Congress, an ally ... Read more...

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Denzel Washington fails to impress his kids


February 16th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 16 (IANS) He is an Oscar winning actor, but Denzel Washington's children aren't impressed by his body of work and have other people they look up to.Denzel ... Read more...

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Don’t turn back clock on journalists rights, Maldives urged


February 10th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 10 (IANS) The Commonwealth Journalists Association (CJA) has urged the new authorities in the Maldives to respect the right of journalists to go about their work without fear ... Read more...

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Spain shuts migrant marriage fraud ring


February 1st, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, Feb 1 (IANS/EFE) Thirty eight people suspected of organizing fraudulent marriages in Spain as a way of legalizing the immigration status of Dominican women working as prostitutes in the ... Read more...

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Maoist couple surrenders at Bengal secretariat


November 17th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) A Maoist couple, facing cases for attacking a paramilitary camp in West Bengal's Silda, surrendered Thursday before police at the state secretariat - Writers' Building.Rajaram ... Read more...

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No Bollywood roles for middle aged women: Aruna Irani (Interview)


November 8th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) She is one of the lucky ones who has managed to remain visible despite all her years in showbiz, but versatile actress Aruna Irani ... Read more...

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President, PM, Sonia greet nation on Eid


November 6th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi Sunday greeted the nation on the eve of ... Read more...

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For a day, Manipur forgets blockade and celebrates


October 28th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Oct 28 (IANS) The markets were buzzing with excited revellers - many haggling over the price of fish - and there was excited chatter at homes as people prepared ... Read more...

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PM-in-exile sets foot on Tibetan soil!


October 26th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 26 (IANS) Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay Wednesday set foot on Tibetan soil -- brought here by US-based Tibetan artist Tenzin Rigdol."It has been the dream of many ... Read more...

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Can sacrifice our lives, but won’t part with Darjeeling: Mamata Roundup)


October 12th, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, Oct 11 (IANS) Asserting that the West Bengal government will not give in to the demand for a separate Gorkhaland state, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday announced wide-ranging ... Read more...

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