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Government doesn’t protect whistleblowers: Activists


September 19th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) On Sep 2, Nandi Singh, 40, was hacked to death in a remote village in Assam. His crime: he blew the whistle on misappropriation in ... Read more...

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Two arrested for cheating engineers


September 18th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Two people were arrested for cheating several serving and retired engineers on the pretext of providing them consultancy jobs in their fictitious projects, said police ... Read more...

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SC orders release of Nupur Talwar on bail (Third Lead)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday directed the trial court hearing the Aarushi-Hemraj double murder case to release Nupur Talwar on bail Sep 25. The slain teenager's ... Read more...

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Four caught for killing Delhi cop


September 11th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Three people were arrested and a minor detained here for stabbing-to-death a constable and injuring another who were posted near a red light area, said ... Read more...

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‘Weight-loss procedures lack standardization and proficiency’


September 11th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) None of the weight-loss solutions currently available in the country are functioning on any reliable logical science, leading to short term weight loss and several linked ... Read more...

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Nepal gets new army chief


September 9th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 9 (IANS) Acting Nepal Army chief Lt. Gen. Gaurav Shumsher Rana Sunday formally took over as chief following compulsory retirement of outgoing army chief Chhatra Man Singh Gurung.Rana ... Read more...

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Telugu actor Rajendra Prasad suffers stroke, condition stable (With Image)


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 3 (IANS) Veteran Telugu actor Rajendra Prasad was Monday admitted to a hospital after he complained acute pain in the chest. He is now stable, a doctor said.He ... Read more...

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Three Nepalis held for killing compatriot


August 27th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Three Nepalis have been arrested here for killing a compatriot, police said Monday.Shiv Raj, 28, Jang Bahadur, 23, and Dharam Pal, 43, were arrested from ... Read more...

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What happened to money spent on Yamuna, ask activists


August 26th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 26 (IANS) "Save Yamuna" activists marched here Sunday demanding to know what had happened to the huge rums of money spent on supposedly cleaning the river."Thousands of crores ... Read more...

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Exodus of people from northeast continues from Bangalore (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 17 (IANS) The exodus of people from northeast, including hundreds of students, from Bangalore continued Friday even as police arrested three youths for allegedly assaulting three Manipuri ... Read more...

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Hindustan Motors reports Rs.35.5 cr loss in Q1


August 13th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) Kolkata-based Hindustan Motors, makers of the iconic Ambassador, Monday reported a loss of Rs.35.49 crore for the quarter ended June 30, 2012, against a net profit ... Read more...

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Ramdev announces peaceful march to parliament (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Monday announced a peaceful march to parliament and said he should be allowed to go ahead because he wanted to be ... Read more...

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Ramdev announces march to parliament, cops say no


August 13th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Monday asked his supporters at Ramlila Maidan to get ready for the next phase of the movement against corruption and announced ... Read more...

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Dacoits kill five of family in UP


August 10th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) Armed dacoits Thursday attacked the house of a village headman, killing him and four members of the family and leaving four others injured in Uttar Pradesh's ... Read more...

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Financial loss forces woman to attempt suicide


August 10th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) A 58-year-old woman, suspected to have suffered financial loss after her house was sealed by civic officials, tried to commit suicide here by taking an ... Read more...

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UP transport minister’s house broken into


July 28th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 28 (IANS) Burglars entered the house of Uttar Pradesh Transport Minister Aridaman Singh here Saturday while he was sleeping but fled without taking any valuable, police said.The minister ... Read more...

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‘Pranab showed leadership even as a teenager’


July 24th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) President-elect Pranab Mukherjee had shown sparks of brilliance even as a teenager when he had persuaded a minister to order the renovation of his school's ... Read more...

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Controversial mosque site area peaceful


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The area close to the purported excavated mosque site near the historic Jama Masjid, where thousands of Muslims offered Friday prayers and a mob attacked ... Read more...

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Mosque area tense, many held for stoning cops (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The area close to an upcoming mosque at an excavated site near the Jama Masjid remained tense Sunday after a number of people were arrested ... Read more...

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Pranab avoided going to school, says elder sister


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kirnahar (West Bengal), July 22 (IANS) As a child, President-elect Pranab Mukherjee did not like to go to school but liked to play a priest, his elder sister Annapurna ... Read more...

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Tension at mosque site, few arrested for stoning police


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A number of people have been arrested following the late Saturday night clash at an excavated site near the Jama Masjid when a mob pelted ... Read more...

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Travel firm owner, wife held for cheating


July 17th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) A 32-year-old commerce graduate was arrested along with his wife for cheating people of about Rs.60 lakh on the pretext of providing them international tour ... Read more...

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Rape accused Uttar Pradesh cop arrested


July 13th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 12 (IANS) A Uttar Pradesh Police sub-inspector, accused of raping a woman, was Thursday arrested from a bus stop here, police said.Meanwhile, following the allegations, Inspector General of ... Read more...

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New norms to improve forest rights act


July 13th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The tribal affairs ministry Thursday issued new guidelines to improve implementation of the forest rights act by expanding the list of items considered as forest ... Read more...

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Absurd to suggest Narasimha Rao was indifferent to Babri razing: Naresh Chandra


July 11th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) It's "absurd and laughable" to suggest that P.V. Narsimha Rao was indifferent to the Dec 6, 1992 demolition of Ayodhya's Babri Masjid and sequestered ... Read more...

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Deeply sorry if an innocent was killed: Chidambaram


July 4th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Following charges that security forces killed 17 Chattisgarh villagers branding them as Maoists last week, Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said he was ... Read more...

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Arvind Kaushik creates history, shoots film in two hours


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 3 (IANS) Kannada director Arvind Kaushik created a record by wrapping up his film "Nam Areiali Innondhina" in just two hours here.Produced by Anaji Nagaraj, the entire film ... Read more...

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2G case trial resumes


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The second generation (2G) spectrum allocation case trial resumed in a special court here Monday after a gap of three weeks.The proceedings were adjourned soon ... Read more...

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We are not paying compensation to victim’s family: Salman


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) The Khan family was not paying any compensation to the 70-year-old woman who was killed by a Land Cruiser owned by Arbaaz Khan as she ... Read more...

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70-year-old run over by Arbaaz Khan’s car (Second Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) A 70-year-old woman was killed when she was knocked down by a Land Cruiser owned by Bollywood actor-filmmaker Arbaaz Khan, police here said Monday.The incident ... Read more...

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70-year-old run over by Arbaaz Khan’s car (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) A 70-year-old woman was killed when she was knocked down by a Land Cruiser owned by Bollywood filmmaker Arbaaz Khan, police here said Monday."It was ... Read more...

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70-year-old run over by Arbaaz Khan’s car


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) A 70-year-old woman was killed when she was knocked down by a Land Cruiser owned Bollywood filmmaker Arbaaz Khan, police here said Monday.The incident occurred ... Read more...

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Kailash Chandra Purohit to head NPCIL


June 25th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Nuclear scientist and technocrat Kailash Chandra Purohit took over as the new chairman-cum-managing director (CMD) of the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL) Monday, an ... Read more...

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Odisha gangrape victim’s death triggers protests


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 22 (IANS) The death of a gangrape victim after more than six months of treatment at a hospital has triggered widespread protests in Odisha with political and ... Read more...

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Excerpts from Singur judgement


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Following are excerpts from the judgement delivered Friday by Justices Pinaki Chandra Ghosh and Mrinal Kanti Chaudhuri of the Calcutta High Court striking down the Singur ... Read more...

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