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Eid celebrated in Karnataka amid tight security


August 20th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 20 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims Monday celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr across Karnataka with gaiety and religious fervour amid tight security in Bangalore and other cities."Eid is being celebrated across the ... Read more...

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Curfew partially lifted in Bareilly


July 25th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) Curfew was Wednesday partially lifted in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district where communal violence broke out two days ago, police said.There has been no incident of violence ... Read more...

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Grenades found in Ajmer sewer line


July 2nd, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, July 2 (IANS) Panic gripped Rajasthan's Ajmer town after 14 live grenades were recovered from a sewerage line during cleaning work by local municipality's sanitation staff Monday, police said."Keeping ... Read more...

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Ex-minister fires another salvo against Andhra CM


May 11th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 11 (IANS) Denied permission to address the media at the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) office, former Andhra Pradesh minister P. Shankar Rao Friday lodged a police complaint against ... Read more...

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Indian Army testing its readiness in Punjab war game


May 4th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Indian Army has launched a massive summer war game in the plains of Punjab to test its operational readiness, a defence ministry official said ... Read more...

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Under pressure, president forgoes post-retirement Pune home (Second Lead)


April 27th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Amid a raging controversy, President Pratibha Patil Friday voiced "pain" at being portrayed as insensitive to war widows and and announced that she will ... Read more...

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President forgoes post-retirement accommodation in Pune (Lead)


April 27th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil will forgo her post-retirement accommodation in Pune as "misgivings" continue to persist "despite clarifications" being offered on allegations of land grabbing, ... Read more...

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More painful times ahead for Farhan!


April 13th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Essaying the role of an athlete is not easy. After undertaking a rigorous regime to get into the character of Milkha Singh, Farhan Akhtar will ... Read more...

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President Patil’s office rejects land-grab charges


April 12th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil finds herself in a controversy over her post-retirement home in Pune, but her office Thursday rejected allegations of land-grab as "malicious" ... Read more...

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Army chief visits Srinagar


March 28th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 28 (IANS) The Indian Army chief, General V.K. Singh, was briefed Wednesday on the security situation in the Kashmir Valley when he visited the headquarters of the Srinagar-based ... Read more...

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Two killed after drinking hooch in Pakistan


March 26th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 26 (IANS) Two people were killed after they drank illicit liquor in a cantonment in Pakistan's Khyber Pakthunkhwa province.The incident took place at Hindu Colony in Nowshera ... Read more...

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Khajuraho to get train from Thursday


March 15th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 15 (IANS) Khajuraho, known for medieval Hindu and Jain temples with erotic sculptures, will finally come on the railway map Thursday.The Udaipur-Gwalior Express has been extended to Khajuraho, ... Read more...

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Hockey captain Pargat wins from Jalandhar


March 6th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, March 6 (IANS) Former India hockey captain and Olympian Pargat Singh won his maiden political fight winning the assembly elections on a Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) ticket from Jalandhar ... Read more...

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Dalit land remains loyal to Mayawati


March 6th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 6 (IANS) Agra, the Dalit capital of northern India, Tuesday dominantly stood by Chief Minister Mayawati even as her Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) suffered blows elsewhere in ... Read more...

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My Kashmir film has found its audience: Sanjay Kak (Interview, With Image)


February 15th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) Sanjay Kak, whose documentary on Kashmir, "Jashn-e-Azaadi", was not allowed to be screened at the Symbiosis festival in Pune, is unperturbed and says the film has ... Read more...

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CBI files cases against former Lt.Gen, defence official


February 1st, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case against two former defence officers and others for misconduct and violating the terms of lease ... Read more...

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CBI raids houses, offices of former defence officials, builder


January 31st, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Pune, Jan 31 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation Tuesday conducted searches at the Pune residences and offices of two former army and defence officials and a builder in a ... Read more...

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UP elections sans fanfare this time


January 29th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 29 (IANS) The T.N. Seshan ghost seems to be haunting Uttar Pradesh after a lull of many years. Usually poll time sets the entire state abuzz with ... Read more...

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Indian Railway tableau to showcase its history at R-Day parade (With images)


January 25th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) Indian Railways will bring together its past and present through a tableau that will be showcased at the Republic Day Parade, a Central Railways official said ... Read more...

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Pune stunned as rogue bus driver crushes eight (Second Intro Roundup)


January 25th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 25 (IANS) Eight people were crushed to death and 29 injured when a rogue bus driver sped through busy streets here Wednesday, knocking down motorists, pedestrians and vehicles ... Read more...

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Pune stunned as rogue bus driver crushes nine (Intro Roundup)


January 25th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 25 (IANS) Nine people were crushed to death and two dozen injured when a rogue bus driver sped through busy streets here Wednesday, knocking down motorists, pedestrians and ... Read more...

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Nine die as bus driver goes berserk in busy Pune (Roundup)


January 25th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 25 (IANS) Nine people were killed and two dozen were injured when a rogue bus driver sped through busy streets here Wednesday, crushing motorists, pedestrians and vehicles and ... Read more...

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Punjab Mail to show Railways’ past, present on R-Day


January 24th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The Indian Railways' tableau is all set to depict its past and present by showcasing the Punjab Mail - its first train service to complete ... Read more...

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Chinar Corps celebrates 96th raising day


January 12th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 12 (IANS) Raised this day at Port Said in Egypt in 1916, the Srinagar-based Chinar Corps of the Indian Army celebrated its 96th raising day Thursday.Floral tributes were ... Read more...

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11 kids killed in Haryana accident (Second Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Ambala (Haryana), Jan 2 (IANS) Eleven students, all of them under eight years of age, were killed along with the driver of their school van Monday when it collided with ... Read more...

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Army in Kashmir pays tribute to martyrs on Vijay Diwas


December 16th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 16 (IANS) The Indian Army Friday paid tribute to its martyrs on the 40th anniversary of its victory in the 1971 India-Pakistan war that led to the birth ... Read more...

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Gorkha Rifles veterans relive memories


November 20th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 20 (IANS) It was a nostalgic occasion Sunday when officers and other ranks of the Gorkha Rifles assembled in a Himachal Pradesh army cantonment to relive their memories.Over ... Read more...

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IT professional charged with murder of ex-lover’s fiancee


November 15th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Nov 15 (IANS) The Pune Cantonment Court Tuesday charged Anushree Kundra, an IT professional, for the murder of her former lover's fiancee and remanded her to judicial custody ... Read more...

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Salwan Marathon, an organisational marvel


November 6th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) The Salwan Marathon, easily the world's leading marathon for school children, attracted a record 47,000 runners from 780 schools from the National Capital Region this ... Read more...

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Grand old man of politics, Achuthanandan turns 88


October 20th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 20 (IANS) Considered one of the oldest active politicians in the country, leader of opposition V.S. Achuthanandan turned 88 Thursday.The veteran hardliner Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader ... Read more...

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Bangladesh-India joint military exercise begins


October 9th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 9 (IANS) A 14-day-long Bangladesh-India joint military exercise, aimed at building camaraderie between the two armies, started Sunday, the authorities said.The drill began at Jalalabad Cantonment in Sylhet ... Read more...

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Indian Army’s armoured regiment honoured


October 1st, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Indian Army's key battle tanks regiment has been honoured with the army chief's standard.Army Chief General V.K. Singh presented the Standards to the 85 ... Read more...

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Driver error caused train mishap, probe ordered (Roundup)


September 14th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/Arakkonam, Sep 14 (IANS) Driver error has been found to be the cause of a train accident near Chennai that left 10 people dead and disrupted rail services in Tamil ... Read more...

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Indian Railways working on system to check collisions


September 14th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 14 (IANS) Indian Railways are working on a system to prevent train accidents like the one near Arakkonam in Tamil Nadu Tuesday night, which killed 10 and injured ... Read more...

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Action sought against Pakistan army officers for $1.4 bn fraud


June 11th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 11 (IANS) The public accounts committee (PAC) of Pakistan's national assembly Saturday expressed annoyance over non-implementation of its directives seeking action against army officers for their having embezzled ... Read more...

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