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Indian U-18 team named for Asian women’s basketball meet


September 21st, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Basketball Federation of India (BFI) Friday announced the Indian team for the upcoming Asia U-18 Championship for Women to be held in Johor Bahru, ... Read more...

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LIC office in Lucknow gutted


September 14th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 13 (IANS) The district office of the Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) in the busy Hazratganj area here was gutted in a major fire late Thursday, police said. ... Read more...

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Two killed in fire-cracker stockpile blast


September 12th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) Two women were killed here Wednesday when a fire-cracker stockpile in their house exploded. Over a dozen people in the house suffered serious burn injuries, Senior ... Read more...

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Congress questions CAG’s credibility on coal report (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Congress Monday attacked the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), India's official auditor, by questioning the credibility of its report on the ... Read more...

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Three Lucknow students die in accident


September 5th, 2012 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 5 (IANS) Three Lucknow university students were killed and three injured when their car turned turtle here late Tuesday, police said.The accident took place after a tyre of ... Read more...

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Violence in Lucknow over theft of religious books


September 1st, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 1 (IANS) A shop and a motorcycle were burnt in the old city area here Saturday when a mob went on a rampage after discovering that some holy ... Read more...

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Scribes fear for safety in Uttar Pradesh


August 29th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 29 (IANS) Journalists are a worried lot in Uttar Pradesh following two major attacks on them in a fortnight.On Aug 17, a Muslim mob thrashed photographers and ... Read more...

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Two more arrested for vandalising Mayawati’s statue


August 28th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 28 (IANS) The Lucknow police Tuesday arrested two more persons in connection with the July 26 vandalism of former UP chief minister Mayawati's statue.The two arrested youth were ... Read more...

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Indian American academic to head US institute


August 17th, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 17 (IANS) Leading New York university The New School has named Indian American academic Sanjay Reddy as one of the two directors of the India China Institute ... Read more...

Posted in World |

BJP to hold protest rallies in Rajasthan on Aug 11


August 9th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's Rajasthan unit would hold protest rallies all over the state Aug 11 highlighting the drawbacks of the state's Congress government, including ... Read more...

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Four crude bombs found in Lucknow court premises


August 9th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) Four crude bombs were recovered in the civil court complex here Thursday, police said.The bombs, called 'sutli bombs', were recovered from a flask that was lying ... Read more...

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Mixed fortunes for Pune cueists


July 31st, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Pune cueists experienced mixed fortunes Tuesday with two players advancing and four making premature exits in the Shyam Shroff Memorial All India Open Invitation Snooker Tournament ... Read more...

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33 IPS officers shifted in UP, power chief also booted out


July 31st, 2012 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) Bruised by attacks of opposition parties on the law and order situation in the state, Uttar Pradesh's Akhilesh Yadav government late Monday transferred 33 senior IPS ... Read more...

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‘Aalaap’ director not scared of ‘Kyaa Super Kool…’


July 24th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Director Manish Manikpuri is positive about releasing his small budget film "Aalaap" alongside Ekta Kapoor's much-hyped sex comedy "Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum". He says ... 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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Dara Singh among top five trends on Twitter


July 12th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Wrestler-turned-actor Dara Singh's demise has been the most talked about topic on Twitter Thursday and it featured among top five trends on the microblogging site.As ... Read more...

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Joshi-Modi poster war reaches Jaipur


June 29th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 29 (IANS) The poster war between Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and his arch-rival Sanjay Joshi reached Jaipur Friday.One of the posters appeared mysteriously outside the gates ... Read more...

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‘Kaanch’ in lurch, producer-director lock horns


June 7th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) Director Kalpana Lajmi and producer Rajiv Kashyap's project "Kaanch" has been put on hold after they locked horns over payment and harassment issues.While Lajmi alleges that ... Read more...

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Congress downplays Ramdev-Pawar meet


June 6th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday downplayed yoga guru Baba Ramdev's meeting with United Progressive Alliance (UPA) ally and Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar over the black ... Read more...

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Government appoints panel to review oil firm contracts


May 31st, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The government Thursday set up a panel headed by C. Rangarajan, chairman of the prime minister's economic advisory council, to review production sharing contracts ... Read more...

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Raje supporters want her as state chief, BJP says rift over (Lead)


May 7th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur/New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The crisis in the Bharatiya Janata Party's Rajasthan unit continued Monday as more party legislators came out in support of former chief minister Vasundhara ... Read more...

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Rajasthan BJP crisis: Raje supporters want her as state chief


May 7th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 7 (IANS) The crisis in the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Rajasthan unit continued Monday as more party legislators came out in support of former chief minister Vasundhara ... Read more...

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Rift in Rajasthan BJP, 40 legislators offer to resign (Lead)


May 6th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur/New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The rift within the Bharatiya Janata Party's Rajasthan unit widened Sunday after over 40 legislators offered to resign in favour of senior party leader ... Read more...

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40 Rajasthan BJP legislators offer to resign


May 6th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 6 (IANS) The rift within the Bharatiya Janata Party's Rajasthan unit widened Sunday after over 40 legislators offered to resign in favour of senior party leader ... Read more...

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Dolly Ahluwalia had apprehensions over ‘Vicky Donor’ drinking act


April 28th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) She is Indian cinema's leading costume designers, but it is her harried, drinking mother act in "Vicky Donor" that made Dolly Ahluwalia a household name."Vicky ... Read more...

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‘NACO merger with NRHM not insensitive’


April 27th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The convergence of India's AIDS control mission with the government's flagship National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) is not going to be insensitive for the communities ... Read more...

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Never a dull moment in ‘Vicky Donor’ (IANS Hindi Film Review)


April 21st, 2012 - 1:44 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Vicky Donor"; Starring: Ayushmann Khurana, Yami Gautam, Anu Kapoor; Directed by: Shoojit Sircar; Rating: ****When was the last time you saw a Bollywood comedy that made you chuckle and ... Read more...

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Rawness core of ‘Vicky Donor’ music album (IANS Music Review)


April 11th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Vicky Donor"; Music Director: Abhishek-Akshay, Donn-Bann, Rochak Kohli and Ayushmann; Lyricist: Kusum Verma, Vijay Maurya, Ayushmann Khurrana, Juhi Chaturvedi and Swanand Kirkire; Singers: Akshay Verma, Aditi Singh Sharma, Clinton ... Read more...

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‘Tainted’ BJP leader files Rajya Sabha papers


March 19th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 19 (IANS) Four Bharatiya Janata Party nominees, including cash-for-vote accused Faggan Singh Kulaste and former vice chairperson of the Rajya Sabha Najma Heptullah, filed their nomination papers ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Cricket brings together BJP, Congress


March 17th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 17 (IANS) In these troubled political times, BJP and Congress leaders came together to play cricket here Saturday, the MPs XI defeating legislators from Haryana by five ... Read more...

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UP foodgrain scam: Apex court seeks CBI’s response (Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday asked the Uttar Pradesh government and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to respond to a plea seeking lifting of curbs ... Read more...

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UP foodgrain scam: Apex court seeks CBI’s response


March 14th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday asked the Uttar Pradesh government and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to respond to a plea seeking lifting of curbs ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton hails Indian NGO Chintan’s work


March 10th, 2012 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS) Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton has hailed the work of Chintan, an Indian NGO chosen for America's first Innovation Award for the Empowerment of Women and ... Read more...

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Court dismisses plea in Mulayam assets case (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday dismissed a plea seeking registration of a case against Attorney General G.E. Vahanvati, Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj and Maharashtra Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Court dismisses plea in Mulayam assets case


March 3rd, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday dismissed a plea seeking registration of a case against Attorney General G.E. Vahanvati, Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj and Maharashtra Chief Minister ... Read more...

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