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Mamata’s war cry in Congress fortress (West Bengal Newsletter) (Lead)


September 1st, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) With the panchayat polls slated for next year, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has now trained her guns at Congress bastions in the state, ... Read more...

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Delhi book fair begins


September 1st, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The 18th annual Delhi Book Fair began at Pragati Maidan here Saturday.The nine day book fair will have e-books as its theme. There will also ... Read more...

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Mamata’s war cry at Congress fortress (West Bengal Newsletter)


September 1st, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) With the panchayat polls slated for next year, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has now trained her guns at Congress bastions in the state, ... Read more...

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US cinema shooter called hotline minutes before crime


August 31st, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) James Holmes, the suspected shooter in the recent Colorado cinema massacre, had called a University of Colorado (CU) emergency number nine minutes before the shooting started, ... Read more...

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Credibility of parliamentary system getting questioned: Somnath


August 13th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) Observing that the "workability of democratic set-up of the country was getting questioned", former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee Monday called for initiatives to get ... Read more...

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Scientists uncovering origins of singing mice


August 12th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) Singing mice have tawny brown fur instead of the common white albino strain; they hail from tropical cloud forests in the mountains of Costa Rica, and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Mr.Bean enthrals fans with English humour


July 28th, 2012 - 5:13 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) British comedian actor Rowan Atkinson, famously known as Mr.Bean, enthralled the spectators with English humour during the colourful opening ceremony of the 2012 London Games at ... Read more...

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Brilliant Gayle, Samuels give West Indies 2-0 lead


July 8th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 8 (IANS/CMC) Chris Gayle struck a record-breaking 20th One-Day International century while Marlon Samuels hammered his first in six years as the West Indies brushed aside hapless ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul’s son takes centre stage


July 4th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Scarborough(Tobago), July 4(IANS/CMC) Tagenarine Chanderpaul, son of the West Indies Test star Shivnarine Chanderpaul, struck a half-century to lead Guyana to victory over Barbados in the second round of the Caribbean ... Read more...

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Runaway bride returns home to new toilet in Uttar Pradesh


June 28th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Maharajganj, June 27 (IANS) A young woman, who ran away from her in-laws' house for its lack of toilet, returned Wednesday -- to the same house with an ultra-modern toilet ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Stick to Gujarat please, Nitish tells Modi


June 11th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 11 (IANS) Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Monday politely told his Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi to mind his own business and not to comment about Bihar.After Modi said ... Read more...

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Eighth national deaf chess championship starts in Srinagar


June 6th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 6 (IANS) It was a day for the differently-abled sportspersons to take centre-stage in Srinagar Wednesday when the 8th National deaf and dumb chess championship started at a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Women-centric films reflect changing society: Vidya


May 30th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) Bollywood star Vidya Balan Wednesday said women-centric films reflected the fact that women were taking centre-stage in various walks of life."I think women are taking ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi varsity to promote multicultural harmony


May 30th, 2012 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabhi, May 29 (IANS/WAM) Students from Abu Dhabi University and 16 countries will give traditional performances Thursday as part of the annual Global Day celebrations.The performances will feature traditional ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gogoi pushes for World Heritage tag for Assam river island


May 12th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 12 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Saturday appealed for coordinated efforts to ensure that the state's river island Majuli is included in the Unesco's World Heritage Site ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Bengal proposes 11.6 percent rise in plan outlay


March 23rd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) Giving emphasis on infrastructure, education, health and tourism, West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra Friday proposed an 11.56 percent hike in plan expenditure for the financial ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Randhawa to make 200th Asian Tour appearance at Panasonic Open


March 14th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Former Asian Tour number one Jyoti Randhawa of India will celebrate a milestone 200th Asian Tour appearance when he joins 25 other champions at the ... Read more...

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NCP: Goa Congress cozying up to real estate lobby


February 23rd, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 23 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Thursday accused its ruling alliance partner, the Congress, of selling out to the real estate lobby while preparing a futuristic land-use ... Read more...

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Adventure Sports takes centre stage in Solang Valley


February 10th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, Feb 10 (IANS) On a snow-clad mountain here in Solang Valley, some of India' s best skiers and snowboarders squared off in a battle royale in the Alpine Premier ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Poll spotlight on corruption: Remo


February 1st, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 1 (IANS) Corruption has taken centre stage ahead of every other issue in the five states where assembly elections are being conducted because of activist Anna Hazare, ... Read more...

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Text of PM’s message


December 31st, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Following is the text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's New Year message to the nation: "My Fellow Citizens, I wish you all a peaceful, productive and secure New Year. New ... Read more...

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Clarke asks his team to play fair against India


December 24th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 24 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke has asked his teammates to play fair against India in the four-Test series starting Monday with the Boxing Day Test here, ... Read more...

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India’s concerns on equity recognised at Durban conference: Natarajan


December 21st, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan Wednesday said India's concerns on equity had been recognised at the Durban climate conference and the next few years will ... Read more...

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Realty industry needs regulator to promote ethical business (Comment)


December 18th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
The Confederation of Real Estate Developers Associations of India (Credai) has once again brought to the centre-stage the issue of transparency by pushing it as a panacea for the negative ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Experts, victims plead for asbestos ban


November 14th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 14 (IANS) International experts at the Second Asian Ban Asbestos Network Conference here Monday highlighted the dangers of exposure to asbestos and the plight of thousands of labourers ... Read more...

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Israel to help Meghalaya in fish farmin


November 11th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 11 (IANS) Israeli experts will help Meghalaya to improve fish farming in the northeastern state, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has said.Launching an awareness campaign about a state aquaculture ... Read more...

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‘Naanalla’ - engaging tale with fine performances (Kannada Film Review)


October 22nd, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Naanalla"; Producer: Kumara Swamy; Direction: Dinesh Baboo; Music: Giridhar Diwan; Cast: Tarun, Shubha Poonja, Anant Nag, Rangayana Raghu, Mukyamanthri Chandru, Sihi Kahi Chandru, Ramesh Bhat, Kushboo and others; Camera: Suresh ... Read more...

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India seeks urgent reform of global economic architecture


October 12th, 2011 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 12 (IANS) Noting that the world economy is in trouble, India has called for urgent reform of global economic and financial architecture in pursuit of sustained economic ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Saving the new born: A word of wisdom for men too!


August 4th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Guna (Madhya Pradesh), Aug 4 (IANS) On a rainy afternoon, a group of six youngsters, including a girl wearing dark red kurta and jeans, was waiting for the showers to ... Read more...

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Let’s get back to the business of growth: Chidambaram


July 27th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The government's drive to improve its image amid various corruption scams continued Wednesday with Home Minister P. Chidambaram saying that growth and the reforms ... Read more...

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HCL to provide IT services to Etisalat customers


May 9th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 9 (IANS) Leading Indian infotech major HCL Technologies will provide ICT (information and communication technology) services to customers of Gulf telecom operator Etisalat, a statement said Monday.As per ... Read more...

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Amy Childs feels sidelined by newcomers


April 20th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 20 (ANI): 'The Only Way Is Essex' star Amy Childs is apparently furious that she is being squeezed out in the show while newcomers and extras get twice the screen ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Madagascar’ method retains the ‘organic’ prove Bilaspur farmers


April 20th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Baba Mayaram Hoshangabad, Apr 20 (ANI): The movie 'Peepli Live' exposed the underbelly of the television media and indeed the entire social political spectrum that feeds it while at the same ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Fergie launches second perfume


April 11th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 11 (IANS) Black Eyed Peas star Fergie has launched a second fragrance for her Avon perfume range, Outspoken Intense."I had so much fun developing and launching my first ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Fergie to launch 2nd fragrance with Avon


April 8th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 08 (ANI): Fergie, whose debut fragrance broke sales records for Avon last year, is set to launch her second perfume 'Outspoken Intense'.The Black Eyed Peas singer announced plans to launch ... Read more...

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