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MPs’ delegation calls on Akhilesh, seeks end of malnutrition


September 5th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 5 (IANS) A delegation of MPs - part of the Citizens Alliance Against Malnutrition (CAAM) - met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Wednesday and asked him to ... Read more...

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Shibani, Punit turn showstoppers (TV Snippets)


August 4th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) After wowing the audiences with their stint in dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5", TV host Shibani Dandekar and her choreographer Punit Pathak scorched ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Talat Aziz out of ‘Jhalak Dikkhla Jaaa’


June 30th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) Ghazal singer Talat Aziz was the first celebrity contestant to be eliminated from the fifth season of dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa".Talat was among ... Read more...

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I’ve maintained myself well: Talat Aziz


June 25th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) It's unusual for a 55-year-old to groove on a dance floor, but Talat Aziz is ready for the challenge. The ghazal singer says he's fit ... Read more...

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Pilgrims cannot start Amarnath Yatra before June 25


June 23rd, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 23 (IANS) Hindu pilgrims reaching north and south Kashmir transit camps for the annual Amarnath Yatra would not be allowed to proceed further before June 25, the ... Read more...

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I pray, I don’t get offers like ‘Jhalak…’: Sushil Kumar (With Images)


June 19th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The offer to participate in a glamorous show like "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa" is difficult to resist, says KBC winner Sushil Kumar and hopes that ... Read more...

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KBC winner Sushil Kumar in ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5′


June 17th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Bihar-based Sushil Kumar, who created history by winning Rs.5 crore in the fifth season of "Kaun Banega Crorepati", is set to put his dancing skills ... Read more...

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Snow hits Amarnath Yatra preparations in Kashmir


June 14th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Baltal Base Camp, June 14 (IANS) Snow and inclement weather have hit the setting up of free kitchen (langar) services at this Amarnath Yatra base camp in north Kashmir, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Brisk voting in UP by-election at Mant


June 12th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 11 (IANS) Brisk voting was reported from Uttar Pradesh's Mant legislative assembly constituency where by-election is being held Tuesday.According to Election Commission officials, around ... Read more...

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Two folk singers killed in Uttar Pradesh


June 9th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 9 (IANS) A leading folk singer and a woman singer were shot dead at Ghazipur in Uttar Pradesh, police said Saturday.Ramji Yadav and Suneeta Tyagi were going from ... Read more...

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Father in police custody for raping teenage daughter


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) A 42-year-old labourer was Sunday remanded to police custody here till June 7 for allegedly raping his teenage daughter, police said.The accused, Satyajeet Chowdhary, allegedly raped ... Read more...

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Prasad will be new Kashmir police chief (Second Lead, Changing dateline)


May 28th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 28 (IANS) Ashok Prasad, the additional director of the Intelligence Bureau (IB) here, is tipped to be the new chief of the Jammu and Kashmir Police.Prasad joined the ... Read more...

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Stink again disrupts Rajya Sabha sitting


May 18th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) A stink in the Rajya Sabha again Friday forced the upper house to be adjourned twice for nearly half an hour.A week after half ... Read more...

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Reports on Jaya Bachchan plaint wrong: Rajya Sabha secretariat


May 16th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Amid reports on some TV news channels that Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan had complained to Chairman M. Hamid Ansari about cameras excessively focusing on ... Read more...

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Congress not afraid of presidential contest


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday said it did not fear a presidential contest and that BJP leader Sushma Swaraj's remark that Vice President Hamid Ansari lacked ... Read more...

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Maoists’ mediators sum up talks as rebels hike demands (Lead)


April 27th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 27 (IANS) Interlocutors for the Maoists and the mediators appointed by Chhattisgarh government held talks for over five hours Friday to find a way for safe release of ... Read more...

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Maoists up demand for releasing Menon, want 17 rebels freed


April 27th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 27 (IANS) In a fresh demand, Maoists holding Chhattisgarh's Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon hostage have asked for 17 of their jailed associates to be released, sources ... Read more...

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Abducted collector: Government, Maoist mediators hold talks (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 26 (IANS) In a bid to ensure release of abducted Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon, the two mediators named by Maoists and two former bureaucrats appointed by ... Read more...

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Maoists’ mediators reach Raipur


April 26th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 26 (IANS) Efforts for release of Alex Paul Menon, the Sukma collector whom Maoists kidnapped on April 21, picked pace Thursday after two mediators named by the rebels ... Read more...

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Collector’s abduction: Tension as Maoist deadline ends (Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 25 (IANS) Tension spread in Chhattisgarh as the deadline set by the abductors of Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon lapsed at 5 p.m. Wednesday. Officials said ... Read more...

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Collector’s abduction: tension as Maoist deadline nears


April 25th, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 25 (IANS) Tension spread in Chhattisgarh as the deadline set by the abductors of Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon lapses at 5 p.m. Tuesday. Reports coming ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh names two mediators for Menon’s release


April 24th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 24 (IANS) With just a day to go for the Maoist deadline, the Chhattisgarh government Tuesday named two former chief secretaries to negotiate with the guerrillas who ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh slows down anti-Maoist drive till Menon’s release


April 23rd, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 23 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has virtually called a halt to its anti-Maoist offensive till Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon is released from captivity, official sources ... Read more...

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Collector’s abduction: Maoists want eight cadres freed (Second Lead)


April 22nd, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 22 (IANS) The Maoist abductors of a Chhattisgarh district collector Sunday demanded the release of their eight jailed associates and a halt on security forces' action ... Read more...

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Two UP Congress leaders hitch onto Samajwadi Party bicycle (News Analysis)


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 22 (IANS) Notwithstanding the bonhomie evident at the recent meeting between Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, ties between the state's ruling ... Read more...

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‘Rachcha’ - technically sound, but lacks storyline (Telugu Movie Review)


April 7th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Film: Rachcha; Cast: Ramcharan, Tamanna, Mukesh Rishi, Dev Gill, Kota Sreenivasa Rao, Brahmanandam, Ali, Venu Madhav, M.S. Narayana, Krishna Bhagavan, Srinivasa Reddy; Producer: R.B. Chowdhary; Screenplay-Direction: Sampath Nandi; Cinematographer: Sameer Reddy; ... Read more...

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Akhilesh is candidate for Legislative Council


April 5th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 5 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav was Thursday declared the Samajwadi Party (SP) candidate for the upper house of the state assembly.Six other leaders including SP ... Read more...

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Akhilesh rejigs ministry


March 21st, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 21 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Wednesday reshuffled the portfolios of some ministers.Already holding a whopping 50 portfolios, the 38-year-old chief minister added four more ministries ... Read more...

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Now, SP worker beats auto driver to death in Kanpur


March 20th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, March 20 (IANS) Trouble for the newly-formed government in Uttar Pradesh is showing no signs of abating. After gunfire in Aurayia by a Samajwadi Party (SP) worker killed a ... Read more...

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Image conscious Akhilesh Yadav begins ‘clean up’


March 12th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 12 (IANS) Two days before he becomes the Uttar Pradesh chief minister, Akhilesh Yadav has cracked the whip on overzealous party workers, hinting at a complete makeover of ... Read more...

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Afghan national jumps from shopping mall, survives


February 23rd, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) A 28-year-old mentally challenged Afghan national, who had arrived in the city three days ago, jumped off a second floor of a shopping mall in ... Read more...

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Hope to revive popularity of comics: Director Abhishek Sharma (Interview)


February 21st, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Abhishek Sharma, who made the critically acclaimed movie "Tere Bin Laden", has turned into a writer of comic strips with "Munkeeman" and hopes ... Read more...

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Ravi Teja’s ‘Nippu’ a letdown (Telugu Movie Review)


February 19th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Nippu"; Cast: Ravi Teja, Deeksha Shet, Rajendra Prasad, Brahmanandam, Srikanth, Mukul Deve, Pradeep Rawat and Krishnudu; Producer: Y.V.S. Chowdhary; Writer-Director: Gunashekhar; Composer: S. Thaman; Camera: Sarvesh Murari: Rating: **Telugu film ... Read more...

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Army chief reviews Kashmir border security


February 9th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 9 (IANS) Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh reviewed the security along the border with Pakistan, Pakistan-administered Kashmir and China in Jammu and Kashmir Thursday, an official said."The ... Read more...

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Court orders confiscation of former DGP’s assets


February 1st, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 1 (IANS) A court here Wednesday ordered the confiscation of the assets of former Bihar police chief Narayan Mishra and his wife on corruption charges.Special Judge (Vigilance) Ramesh ... Read more...

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