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Bus strike hits life in Karnataka


September 13th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 13 (IANS) Millions of commuters were stranded at bus stands and railway stations across Karnataka as the state road transport employees struck work Thursday demanding higher wages.Drivers of ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb wants mass protest against Trinamool


September 9th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Arambagh (West Bengal), Sep 9 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader and former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Sunday called for mass resistance against the "atrocities" against his ... Read more...

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Need joint efforts to save Himalayas: Eco-activists


September 9th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Concerned over the threat to natural resources in the Himalayas, environmentalist here Sunday said there was an urgent need to preserve its ecology and the ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray threatens to shut Hindi channels misquoting him


September 2nd, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray Sunday took potshots at Hindi news channels and said that he would shut them all down if they ... Read more...

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Man fires insect repellent in Oregon robbery case


August 17th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oregon, Aug 17 (NEWS) Police in Oregon have revealed that a man who robbed a restaurant was armed with a can of bug spray. The robber is alleged to have entered ... Read more...

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Sex comedy in B-town: Audiences ready, censors alert


July 23rd, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Sex and comedy sells well in Bollywood. And together, they can make for a hit recipe. But while audiences are ready to sample and ... Read more...

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6.3 magnitude quake rocks Kashmir


July 12th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 12 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale rocked the Kashmir Valley Thursday evening, officials said."The epicenter was in the Hindukush mountain range," meteorological office director ... Read more...

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Left leaders detained, shutdown hits Delhi (Second Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The 12-hour shutdown against fuel price hike hit normal life in the national capital Thursday as commuters bore the brunt of roadblocks and protests ... Read more...

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Scorching sun, power outages add to UP’s ’summer misery’


May 22nd, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 22 (IANS) The gruelling heat wave that started in Uttar Pradesh a week ago shows no sign of abating with the mercury expected to touch 45 degrees Celsius ... Read more...

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Air India losses mount to Rs.200 crore as crisis continues


May 18th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) The crisis in Air India raged on for the 11th day Friday and the national carrier's losses mounted to Rs.200 crore as the impasse ... Read more...

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Road rage: Three judges attacked in Delhi (Lead)


May 17th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) In yet another case of road rage in the capital, four young men on two motorbikes Thursday viciously attacked three judges, leaving one of them ... Read more...

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Ajit Singh calls Air India unions for talks (Lead)


May 17th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Thursday called all Air India unions for talks next week in a bid to end the 10-day pilots' strike that ... Read more...

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Air India crisis enters 10th day, losses touch Rs.188 crore


May 17th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) The Air India crisis entered its 10th day Thursday as the impasse between agitating pilots and the management continued and the carrier's losses mounted to ... Read more...

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Assam-Meghalaya border villages to shun militants


May 16th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 16 (IANS) Eighty-four villages located on a remote stretch of the Assam-Meghalaya border have now decided to desist any help to militants who frequent the area.The villages, mostly ... Read more...

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Now Pakistani men face revenge acid attacks from women


May 12th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) Using acid as a weapon to disfigure women has become a worrying trend in Pakistan. But now the tables seem to have been turned on them ... Read more...

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Rhino poaching on rise in South Africa


May 9th, 2012 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, May 9 (IANS) As many as 210 rhinos have been poached in South Africa since the beginning of this year despite mounting efforts to stop the scourge, the ... Read more...

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130,000 Italians may lose jobs this year


May 4th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 4 (IANS/AKI) Employers in Italy will shed 130,000 jobs this year, a major Italian business group said.Italy's underdeveloped southern region will bear the brunt of the recession, according ... Read more...

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Punjab, Haryana procure over 150 lakh tonnes wheat


May 1st, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 1 (IANS) With the procurement season in full swing, government agencies in Punjab and Haryana have procured over 150 lakh tonnes of wheat, food and supplies officials said ... Read more...

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Happy to be cleared of Bofors taint: Amitabh Bachchan (Second Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Expressing happiness over his name being cleared in the Bofors payoff scam, mega-star Amitabh Bachchan, however, said Wednesday that he is "pained" that it came ... Read more...

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Amitabh Bachchan happy to be cleared of Bofors taint (Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Expressing his happiness over his name being cleared from the Bofors payoff scam, mega-star Amitabh Bachchan, however, said that he is "pained" that it came ... Read more...

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Body at nursery: ‘Killer’ arrested in Delhi


April 19th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) A young man from the Khan Market area was arrested Wednesday night for allegedly murdering a teenager at a nursery near the market on April ... Read more...

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Recalling the 2004 tsunami that devastated Aceh


April 11th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 11 (IANS) The massive earthquake that shook Indonesia Wednesday brought back terrifying memories of the 2004 tsunami that swept through Aceh province.A 9.1 magnitude earthquake struck off the ... Read more...

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Squalls, hailstorm kill seven in Tripura


April 10th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 10 (IANS) At least seven people, including two children and an elderly man, were killed and over 30 injured as cyclonic storms accompanied by rains lashing several parts ... Read more...

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Small businessmen suffer due to Zardari’s visit


April 8th, 2012 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 8 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari's visit to the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti might make diplomatic waves but it is small businessmen who will bear the ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama not to address Tibetans on ‘uprising day’


March 9th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 9 (IANS) For the first time in 53 years, Buddhist spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will not address a gathering of Tibetans March 10, the day the Chinese ... Read more...

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Winning spurs an aggressive streak


March 1st, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS) Winners acted more aggressively against the people they subdued in competitive tasks than the losers did against the victors, a study said. "It seems that people ... Read more...

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Recycling saris turns into booming industry (With Images)


February 26th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 26 (IANS) Necessity is the mother of invention. When the war against pollution to save the Taj Mahal affected many factories and jobs here in the 1990s, hundreds ... Read more...

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Argentina railway accident toll climbs to 50


February 24th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Feb 24 (IANS/EFE) The toll in the railway accident in Buenos Aires has risen to 50, Argentine officials said.The figures were confirmed Thursday by Claudio Ayruj, the Buenos ... Read more...

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Satisfied with displaced Sri Lankan Tamils’ rehabilitation : EU


February 17th, 2012 - 4:35 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 17 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has expressed satisfaction with the resettlement process in Sri Lanka three years after the war between the Sri Lankan military and the ... Read more...

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Vote for change, give Congress a majority, says Priyanka (Lead)


February 9th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Amethi, Feb 9 (IANS) Urging voters of Uttar Pradesh to give the Congress a majority in the assembly polls so that it does not have to depend on other ... Read more...

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Bhanwari case: Another accused gives statement to magistrate


January 19th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Jan 19 (IANS) Kailash Jakhar, the alleged member of a gang that is suspected to have disposed of Rajasthan nurse Bhanwari Devi's body, Thursday recorded before a magistrate here ... Read more...

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Bhanwari case: Suspect records statement before magistrate


January 19th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Jan 18 (IANS) Bishnaram Bishnoi, the alleged kingpin of a gang suspected to have disposed of Rajasthan nurse Bhanwari Devi's body, Wednesday recorded before a magistrate here his statement ... Read more...

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India does not have clear roadmap to growth: Stiglitz


January 13th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 12 (IANS) Nobel laureate economist Joseph Stiglitz Thursday said India does not have a "clear roadmap" for where it is going, and argued against fuller capital market liberalisation ... Read more...

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Nurse case: Accused sent to CBI custody till Jan 12 (Lead)


January 9th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Jan 9 (IANS) A Rajasthan court here extended till Jan 12 the CBI custody of Omprakash Bishnoi arrested for allegedly disposing of nurse Bhanwari Devi's body after burning her ... Read more...

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Bhanwari Devi case: Ashes sent to Delhi for DNA test (Lead)


January 6th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Jan 6 (IANS) A team of the Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL) Friday sent ashes collected from a site in Jodhpur to New Delhi for a DNA test to ... Read more...

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