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Ambedkar memorial work to be speeded up, says PM


August 18th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Saturday led a delegation of prominent Dalits and Mumbaikars to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, urging him to expedite the process of ... Read more...

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Suspension of 14 Maharashtra legislators revoked


April 20th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) The Maharashtra legislature Friday revoked the one-year suspension slapped on 14 opposition legislators -- 13 from Shiv Sena and one from Bharatiya Janata Party -- ... Read more...

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Maharashtra cotton farmers oppose new tax


March 31st, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Akola (Maharashtra), March 31 (IANS) Cotton farmers and widows of debt-laden peasants went on a day's hunger strike Saturday in different Maharashtra towns to protest the new five percent purchase ... Read more...

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BJP crisis shadow over Karnataka budget (Lead)


March 20th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 20 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda will present the state budget Wednesday as a majority of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators supporting B.S. ... Read more...

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Odisha celebrates Republic Day


January 26th, 2012 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 26 (IANS) People across Odisha Thursday took part in Republic Day celebrations, defying a boycott call by Maoists.Governor Murlidhar Chandrakant Bhandare and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik unfurled the ... Read more...

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Pune Warriors retain Ganguly for 2012 IPL


January 21st, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly has been retained by Pune Warriors ahead of Indian Premier League's (IPL) fifth edition.Ganguly, who was ignored at the 2011 ... Read more...

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‘Filmmakers not being involved in film popularisation in Goa’


December 1st, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 1 (IANS) A motley unprofessional combo of politicians, bureaucrats and political appointees, including 'industrialist wives' and journalists, running Goa's film promotion body are squelching film culture instead of ... Read more...

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‘Be Careful’ - Don’t watch this movie! (IANS Movie Review, Rating: 1/2*)


October 21st, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Be-Careful"; Cast: Rajniesh Duggal, Zaid Hamid, Tanisha Mukherjee, Kiran Rathore, Shilpi Sharma, Johny Lever, Sanjay Mishra and Rajpal Yadav; Director: Chandrakant Singh; Rating: 1/2*High on testosterone and low on IQ, ... Read more...

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Probe demanded into Goa land scam with Margaret Alva links


October 15th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 15 (IANS) The Goa Small Industries Association (GSIA) has demanded a high level probe into a massive industrial plot allotment scandal by a state government-run industrial corporation, in ... Read more...

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Governor asks Orissa to probe dam ‘mismanagement’


October 5th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 5 (IANS) Orissa Governor Murlidhar Chandrakant Bhandare has asked the state government to investigate the alleged mismanagement of Hirakud dam which, according to the opposition, triggered massive floods ... Read more...

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Amitabh Bachchan bows down to Nitin Desai’s artistic caliber


August 9th, 2011 - 5:25 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Art director Nitin Chandrakant Desai couldn't have expected a bigger adulation of his work, when megastar Amitabh Bachchan publicly expressed that whenever he bows down ... Read more...

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Fresh speculation on next Mumbai Congress chief


May 15th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) With the excitement of the recent state elections subsiding, speculation has again begun on the successor of controversial Mumbai Congress chief Kripashankar Singh, party sources ... Read more...

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Tribals want tabs on Swami Rajneesh ashram


April 15th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 15 (IANS) Tribals from a South Goa village have asked the district administration to keep tabs on an ashram started by Swami Rajneesh, a disciple of late spiritual ... Read more...

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240 people granted arms licences in Goa


April 9th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 9 (IANS) As many as 240 people, including top politicians, policemen, mine owners and businessmen, have been granted arms licences in Goa over the last three years, the ... Read more...

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Police helped Israeli drug dealer escape: Goa opposition


March 31st, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 31 (IANS) Opposition legislators in Goa Thursday said the police had abetted the escape of a notorious Israeli drug dealer, who is alleged to have had links ... Read more...

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Goa needs anti-graft law like in Bihar, says JD-U


February 17th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 17 (IANS) Goa needs an anti-corruption law like the one introduced in Bihar to rein in rampant corruption in the bureaucracy, said Javed Raja, the national general secretary of ... Read more...

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Only individuals can invest in Kisan Vikas Patra


February 3rd, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 3 (IANS) A Hindu undivided family (HUF) is not entitled to purchase Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP), the Gujarat High Court has ruled, saying the investment scheme is meant only for ... Read more...

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Republic Day celebrated peacefully in Orissa (Lead)


January 26th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 26 (IANS) The 62nd Republic Day was celebrated peacefully across Orissa with Governor Murlidhar Chandrakant Bhandare and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik unfurling the tri colour flag at different functions."There was ... Read more...

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Goa government under fire for awarding ‘drug cop’


December 21st, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 21 (IANS) A police officer accused of having links with Goa's drug mafia was awarded the chief minister's gold medal on Goa liberation day Sunday, prompting political parties to ... Read more...

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Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey: A Must Watch For The Youth


December 3rd, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Director: Ashutosh GowarikerCast: Abhishek Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Feroz Wahid Khan, Vishakha Singh, Sikander Kher.Genre: Periodic drama.Rating: ***1/2Ashutosh Gowariker has come up with an yet another long periodic film but with a ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Women’s wushu silver, 9-0 hockey victory, Saina, Vijender move ahead (Roundup)


November 17th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 17 (IANS) Women's wushu produced a silver and the men's hockey team demolished Bangladesh 9-0, while shuttler Sania Nehwal and boxer Vijender Singh moved ahead on an otherwise gloomy day ... Read more...

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Asian Games weightlifting: Mali, Monika way below medal mark (Lead)


November 17th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 17 (IANS) India's Chandrakant Dadu Mali and Monika Laishram Devi fell short in a strong weightlifting field at the Donguan Gymnasium Wednesday, finishing 10th and seventh in their respective categories ... Read more...

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Asian Games weightlifting: Mali finishes 10th in 85kg


November 17th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 17 (IANS) India's Chandrakant Dadu Mali put up an ordinary show Wednesday to finish 10th in the men's 85kg weightlifting event at the Asian Games here.Mali lifted an overall ... Read more...

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Asian Games weightlifting: Sudhir finishes sixth in 77kg


November 16th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 16 (IANS) Sudhir Kumar Chitradurga finished sixth in the men's 77kg category of the weightlifting event at the 16th Asian Games here Tuesday.Sudhir's lifted an overall weight of 295kg.North ... Read more...

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Good interface between Orissa police, paramilitary in Maoist-affected areas: CRPF DG


November 5th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Nov 5 (ANI): Expressing satisfaction over the co-ordination between the State police and paramilitary forces, K. Vijay Kumar, the new Director General of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), has said that ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa drops cabinet expansion plan


November 2nd, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 2 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Tuesday dropped plans to fill up vacancies in the ministry, apparently in the face of a growing number of aspirants."The cabinet expansion, ... Read more...

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Two CWG gold medallists in weightlifting squad for Asian Games


October 21st, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF) Thursday announced a 13-member squad, that also includes two Commonwealth Games gold medallist, for the Nov 12-27 Asian Games at Guangzhou in ... Read more...

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‘50 percent Indian kids suffer from iodine deficiency’


October 21st, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) As many as 50 percent of children born in India every year suffer from iodine deficiency, leading to various ailments and disorders - brain damage being one ... Read more...

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Sportspersons appeal for peace, harmony in Maharashtra


September 22nd, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) As many as 30 sportspersons Wednesday asked the youth of Maharashtra to maintain peace and harmony during Ganesh immersion and on the delivery of the Babri Masjid-Ramjanambhoomi verdict ... Read more...

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Differences within BJP over Belgaum


August 27th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Sharp differences emerged Friday within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the dispute on Belgaum as its MPs from Maharashtra and Karnataka argued with each other ... Read more...

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Police clueless as Israeli drug dealer goes ‘missing’


August 24th, 2010 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 23 (IANS) Israeli drug dealer Yaniv Benaim alias Atala who was alleged to have links with Goa Home Minister Ravi Naik's son has gone missing for more than a month, ... Read more...

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Shafali Shah Returns To Theatre, Hubby Vipul Shah To Produce (But Not Act)


August 14th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): As his talented wife Shefali returns to theatre on August 15, her husband Vipul Shah can hardly contain his excitement...and relief.Says Vipul, "Happy and ... Read more...

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Shafali Shah returns to theatre, Vipul Shah to produce play


August 14th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Actress Shefali Shah will return to theatre Aug 15 after a gap of 15 years and her hubby Vipul Shah can hardly contain his ... Read more...

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Joy of producing a play is unlimited: Vipul Shah (Interview)


August 12th, 2010 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) Filmmaker Vipul Shah, who has returned to theatre after a gap of 14 years with "Bas Itna Sa Khwab", says the joy of producing a play ... Read more...

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‘Sweden visit in Goa drug probe being delayed’


July 13th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 13 (IANS) "Certain authorities" could be delaying permission to track down witnesses abroad who could potentially nail the police-politician-drug mafia nexus in Goa allegedly linked to Home Minister Ravi Naik's ... Read more...

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