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West Bengal exhorts financial players to invest in state


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The union urban development ministry and the West Bengal government Thursday exhorted banking and financial institutions to set up their branches at its International ... Read more...

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Traffic tangles in Delhi after power failure, rains


July 31st, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Traffic in the national capital was severely affected Tuesday after signals stopped functioning following a failure in the Northern Power Grid.Traffic flow, already slow since ... Read more...

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Chavan takes stock of Mantralaya fire


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, taking stock of the situation after a fire ravaged the state secretariat, Friday said all efforts will be made to normalise ... Read more...

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A day after fire, Mantralaya staffers kept out


June 22nd, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) A day after a major fire gutted the state secretariat here, hundreds of employees who reported to work Friday were not allowed inside the premises owing ... Read more...

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Federal Bank to sell Bangalore metro rail tickets


May 29th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 28 (IANS) Leading private sector bank Federal Bank Ltd Monday tied up with the state-run Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (BMRCL) for automatic fare collection at 13 ... Read more...

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Delayed start, gloomy weather fail to dampen Royal Challengers fans (IPL Diary)


May 14th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 14 (IANS) In spite of being a working day and traffic snarls enroute, over 35,000 frenzied fans packed the circular M. Chinnaswamy stadium in colourful attire, many ... Read more...

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Battered baby Afreen still critical: Doctors


April 10th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 10 (IANS) Afreen, the three-month-old baby girl battered by her father as he wanted a son, continues to be on ventilator and has been getting convulsions, doctors attending ... Read more...

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Baby girl tortured by father, this time in Bangalore (Second Lead)


April 9th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) She has a severe head injury, bite marks all over her body and is on life support in a Bangalore hospital. The shocking case of ... Read more...

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Baby girl tortured, now in Bangalore (Lead)


April 9th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) A Bangalore man who was hoping for a son was so angered by the birth of a girl child that he battered the three-month-old, who ... Read more...

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IPL season begins in Bangalore under tight vigil


April 7th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 7 (IANS) As summer gets underway with hot days but cooler nights, the entertaining cricket season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) got off to a start Saturday ... Read more...

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Bangalore blinks for hour to save earth


April 1st, 2012 - 2:06 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 1 (IANS) India's tech hub late Saturday partly plunged into darkness for an hour, as public and private organisations, companies, malls and shops joined thousands of greens to ... Read more...

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Floods, transport chaos hits Sydney


March 8th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 8 (IANS) Torrential rains hit Sydney Thursday, causing flash floods and transport chaos in the city.The Bureau of Meteorology said about 119 mm of rain fell on parts ... Read more...

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Lawyers assault media persons, judicial probe ordered (Second Lead)


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 2 (IANS) A group of lawyers here Friday took law into their hands and thrashed media persons, stoned their vehicles, police and college students at a court complex ... Read more...

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Lawyers assault media persons, students in Bangalore (Lead)


March 2nd, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 2 (IANS) A group of lawyers here Friday attacked media persons, stoned their vehicles, police and college students in an ugly display of anger over media coverage of ... Read more...

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Bangalore lawyers assault mediapersons


March 2nd, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 2 (IANS) A group of lawyers in Bangalore Friday assaulted mediapersons, including women, who had gathered to report on mining baron and former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhana Reddy's ... Read more...

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Bangalore lawyers face criminal cases for traffic chaos


January 18th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 18 (IANS) A large number of Bangalore lawyers will face criminal cases for the massive traffic gridlock their protest created in the city, Karnataka police chief Shankar Bidari ... Read more...

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Lawyers’ protest clogs central Bangalore


January 17th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 17 (IANS) Hundreds of lawyers protesting police assault on one of their colleagues caused massive traffic jams in the heart of the city for over six hours Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Music, dance and crackers greet New Year in Bangalore


January 1st, 2012 - 2:45 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 1 (IANS) With foot-tapping music, drum beats, dance, wild cheering and a burst of crackers, as the clock struck 00.00 hours, Bangaloreans greeted 2012 in style.Like every year-eve ... Read more...

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Tight security in Bangalore for peaceful New Year’s Eve


December 31st, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 31 (IANS) About 16,000 police personnel will be on duty late Saturday to maintain vigil across Bangalore and ensure peaceful New Year's Eve celebrations."We are taking maximum ... Read more...

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Bangalore traders shut shop over FDI in retail


December 1st, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 1 (IANS) Hundreds of shops across Bangalore, in upscale areas as well as middle and low-income areas, were shut Thursday protesting foreign direct investment in the retail business.Traders ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa back in jail, gets AC cell


October 19th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 19 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, arrested Saturday in corruption cases, Wednesday began his first day in an airconditioned 24X15 feet cell of the central ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa avoids jail, moves to another hospital


October 18th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 18 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, arrested Saturday in corruption cases, Tuesday avoided going back to jail as he got himself shifted to a second ... Read more...

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World quality roads for Bangalore - in a few years


October 12th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 12 (IANS) With potholed, congested, pedestrian-unfriendly roads chipping away at Bangalore's brand value as India's IT hub, plans are on to raise their quality to international levels. But ... Read more...

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Mamata for regulating hoardings, meetings in Kolkata


September 17th, 2011 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) West Bengal's political parties Friday sparred on the issue of fixing spots for holding meetings and rallies and installing hoardings as Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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Terror e-mail holds back shoppers in Delhi, suburbs


September 13th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The bustle across the markets and malls of the Indian capital and its satellite towns was missing Tuesday as people stayed away after an email ... Read more...

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Airport Metro feeder bus service from Wednesday


September 13th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The high-speed Airport Metro Express line will now be easily accessible to commuters as a feeder bus service is being introduced from Wednesday, an official ... Read more...

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Clarke celebrates 30th birthday in Sydney


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr.3 (ANI): Australian cricketer Michael Clarke celebrated his 30th birthday and his appointment, as Australian cricket captain with a partying spree across Sydney with close friends and family.The celebrations extended to ... Read more...

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India’s tech city logs out for Mumbai final (Lead)


April 2nd, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 2 (IANS) As the World Cup cricket final between India and Sri Lanka cruised for an exciting finish in Mumbai late Saturday, India's tech city logged out within ... Read more...

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India’s tech hub shuts early as cricket frenzy peaks (Lead)


March 30th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 30 (IANS) With the "mother of all battles" between India and Pakistan underway at Mohali, this tech hub shut early Wednesday evening to watch the action live on ... Read more...

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Christchurch’s central business district cordon opens to residents and business owners


March 6th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar.6 (ANI): Parts of the central business district cordon have been lifted for residents and business owners.Many residents and businessmen waited in queue to get the access inside the cordon.Zones ... Read more...

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New Zealand quake toll reaches 160


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Christchurch, March 2 (IANS) The toll from New Zealand's Christchurch earthquake has risen to 160, a media report said Wednesday.According to the New Zealand Herald, the police have confirmed the ... Read more...

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Christchurch buildings unfit for habitation, will be demolished soon


February 27th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb.27 (ANI): The Experts have said that nearly half of the Christchurch buildings are not fit for habitation and the buildings will be demolished once the search for victims gets completed.Gerry ... Read more...

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Christchurch quake death toll rises to 147


February 27th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb.27 (ANI): The death toll from the New Zealand earthquake has risen to 147, while 50 people remain "unaccounted for".Police say a previous figure of around 200 missing people had ... Read more...

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123 dead, 200 missing in New Zealand quake (Lead)


February 26th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Christchurch, Feb 26 (IANS) The toll in a devastating earthquake in New Zealand's second largest city of Christchurch Saturday rose to 123 as rescuers worked feverishly to look for 200 people who ... Read more...

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Three die in Tata headquarters fire (Lead)


February 9th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) Three people were killed and one person suffered serious injuries Wednesday morning when a fire enveloped the basement of Bombay House, the headquarters of the Tata Group, an ... Read more...

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