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Karnataka minister to visit northeast, ask people to return


August 21st, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 21 (IANS) Karnataka Home Minister R. Ashoka Tuesday said he will visit northeast states soon to assure the people there that the state was safe and the thousands ... Read more...

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Assam ministers rush to Bangalore, Hyderabad


August 17th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 17 (IANS) As its people continued to arrive from states like Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, the Assam government Friday sent its ministers to Bangalore and Hyderabad to discuss ... Read more...

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Musical or cartoon rakhi - take your pick this Raksha Bandhan (Raksha Bandhan is on Aug 2) (With Images)


July 27th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) A plain, simple, red-coloured thread was once enough to symbolise a brother's pledge on Raksha Bandhan to protect his sister. But girls today are on ... Read more...

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Alert in ten Assam districts after clashes


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 23 (IANS) An alert has been sounded in ten districts of Assam following communal violence in the Bodoland area, officials said Monday. The situation was still tense in ... Read more...

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Assam toll rises to 12, army called in (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 22 (IANS) The death toll in the communal violence in Assam's Bodoland area rose to 12 Sunday with police recovering three more bodies. The army has been pressed ... Read more...

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Assam toll is 12, curfew continues


July 22nd, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 22 (IANS) The death toll in the communal violence in Assam rose to 12 Sunday with police recovering three more bodies.The situation remains tense in lower Assam's Kokrajhar ... Read more...

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Nine killed in communal clashes in Assam’s Kokrajhar


July 21st, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 21 (IANS) Nine people were killed in communal clashes in Assam's Kokrajhar district since Thursday, the state government said Saturday, adding a dusk-to-dawn curfew has been imposed and ... Read more...

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Connecting Roma gypsies to their Indian roots, via screen (With Image)


July 8th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Barring alternative sexuality and love, cross-cultural Indian cinema rarely explores taboos in international politics like the rampant persecution and denial of rights to the gypsy ... Read more...

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Assam boat tragedy victims’ kin to get Rs.1.5 lakh each


May 1st, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 1 (IANS) The Assam government Tuesday announced an ex-gratia payment of Rs.1.5 lakh each to the next of kin of those who died in the boat tragedy in ... Read more...

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Irfan stars as Baroda beat Punjab in Mushtaq Ali final


March 27th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) All-rounder Irfan Pathan played a cameo with the bat and then starred with the ball to help Baroda beat Punjab by eight runs in the ... Read more...

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Saha’s knock takes Bengal to Vijay Hazare final (Lead)


March 10th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) A gritty unbeaten knock of 53 by Wriddhiman Saha on a slow pitch at the Palam Cricket Ground helped Bengal reach the final of ... Read more...

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Saha takes Bengal to the final of Vijay Hazare Trophy


March 10th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) A captain's knock of unbeaten 53 by Wriddhiman Saha on a slow pitch at the Palam Cricket Ground helped Bengal reach the final of ... Read more...

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Missing RTI activist traced


March 3rd, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) A 38-year-old RTI activist who went missing two days ago from here has been traced to Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh, police said Saturday.Shiv Kumar Tiwari, ... Read more...

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NTPC Himachal hydro plant to be commissioned next year


February 27th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 27 (IANS) State-owned National Thermal Power Corp's mega hydropower project in Himachal Pradesh is likely to be commissioned next year. The plant would generate 3,054 million units annually ... Read more...

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BJP targets Chidambaram in parliament (Roundup)


December 20th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday targeted Home Minister P. Chidambaram in both houses of parliament, serving a breach of privilege notice in ... Read more...

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Eros to release ‘Agneepath’ globally


December 7th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) Eros International Media Ltd has announced that it will release Dharma Productions' "Agneepath" in the international markets."'Agneepath' marks the first of the big ticket releases ... Read more...

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Kids run as part of Children’s Day celebrations


November 13th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Live rock music, folk dances and poem recitals… It was a carnival at Central Secretariat Grounds in central Delhi's Chanakyapuri where over a thousand kids ... Read more...

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India loses nearly $18 bn to disasters: Expert


November 6th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 6 (IANS) India is paying a high price for its lack of disaster management practices -- Rs.86,000 crore ($17.5 billion) every year to be precise, says a UN ... Read more...

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Mamata marks ‘Bhai Phonta’ with her guards, journos


October 28th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 28 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday put 'phonta' (sacred mark) on her security guards and also several journalists as the whole state celebrated 'Bhai ... Read more...

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Boy shot dead as friend uses real pistol as toy


October 4th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) A 10-year-old boy was accidentally shot dead by his 12-year-old neighbour with a firearm while they were playing cop and thief in west Delhi, police ... Read more...

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BJP seeks details of land swap agreement with Bangladesh


September 10th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday said "internal contradictions" of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) had impacted Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Bangladesh ... Read more...

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Salman in Hema Malini’s ‘Tell Me O Khuda’


July 27th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has agreed to be a part of Hema Malini's directorial venture "Tell Me Oh Khuda"."Salman Khan has been very gracious ... Read more...

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Team Somdeb-Nirav wins top honours in Rally de Sea


July 10th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shankarpur (West Bengal), July 10 (IANS) The seasoned duo of Somdeb Chanda (driver) and Nirav Mehta (navigator) conquered the pole position, pushing Arinban Mukherjee and Chandan Sen to the ... Read more...

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Hemaji is an ‘Iron Woman’: Arjan Bajwa


June 17th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Arjan Bajwa, who has so far worked with only male directors, says he enjoyed working with Hema Malini in her directorial venture "Tell Me ... Read more...

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To fix wife, man fakes death, elopes with her lover’s sister


June 11th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) A man has been arrested after he murdered a stranger and passed off the victim as himself to take revenge on his cheating wife, ... Read more...

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Edgy, quirky music in Anurag Kashyap’s ‘Shaitan’ (IANS Music Review)


May 24th, 2011 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Shaitan"; Music Directors: Prashant Pillai, Amar Mohile, Ranjit Barot, Anupam Roy and Bhayanak Maut; Singers: K.S Krishnan, Preeti Pillai, Kalloist, Farhad Bhiwandiwalla, Hitesh Modak, Prashant Pillai, Bindu Nambiar, Colin Terence, ... Read more...

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Carnival of beauty, nostalgia and history (IANS Books This Week)


April 14th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) The weekend book shelf is a mix of nostalgia, history, drama and good health.1. "Broken Melodies"; Written by Gajra Kottary; Published by Harper-Collins India; ... Read more...

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F.A.L.T.U: A pleasant surprise (IANS film review)


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Film: F.A.L.T.U; Directed by Remo D'Souza; Starring: Jackky Bhagnany, Pooja Gupta, Angad Bedi, Chandan Roy Sanyal; Rating: ***F.A.L.T.U? Not quite. A film that takes stinging swipes at our education system cannot ... Read more...

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BJP terms budget unimaginative, timid


February 28th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday described the budget proposals for 2011-12 presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee as "timid" and "unimaginative", saying it had failed ... Read more...

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Vivek Agnihotri’s next a political thriller (Movie snippets)


February 20th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) After making sports-oriented film "Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal", director Vivek Agnihotri is set to helm an edgy political thriller starring Mahie Gill and Arunoday Singh.Agnihotri's yet ... Read more...

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Kolkata police yet to arrest two men for youth’s killing


February 19th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) Even five days after Rajib Das was killed while trying to protect his elder sister from abusers, Kolkata Police are yet to arrest two of the attackers now ... Read more...

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Man held for murder sent to police custody


February 18th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) A Wet Bengal court Friday sent a man arrested for Tuesday's killing of a teenager, who was protesting against the harassment of his sister, to police custody for ... Read more...

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Couple killed in gas cylinder blast


February 16th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) A couple was killed in their house in Delhi when a leaking liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinder exploded Tuesday night, police said Wednesday.Chandan Vishwas, 45, and his ... Read more...

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Trinamool cannot be agent of change in Bengal: Chandan Mitra


February 15th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 15 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Member of Parliament (MP) Chandan Mitra Tuesday said the Trinamool Congress cannot be an agent of change in West Bengal.Mitra, who was in ... Read more...

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BJP to undertake statewide march in West bengal


January 29th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday said it will take out a "rath yarta" (march) in West Bengal from Sunday to highlight the lawlessness, "the politics ... Read more...

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