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Norms for film shooting in Delhi to become easier


September 12th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Noting that a large number of filmmakers are choosing the capital to shoot their movies, the Delhi government Wednesday gave the green signal for simplifying ... Read more...

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Hafeez Contractor plans Dubai-like ‘New Patna’ on Ganges


April 26th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 26 (IANS) Hafeez Contractor, one of India's best known architects, plans to develop a world city alongside the river Ganges here - on the lines of Dubai - ... Read more...

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8 candidates in fray for 6 Rajya Sabha seats from Maharashtra


March 19th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) The biennial elections for six Rajya Sabha seats from Maharashtra became interesting with eight candidates in the fray at close of nominations here Monday.The last ... Read more...

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Two held for murder of Mexican actress


December 31st, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 31 (IANS/EFE) Two people have been arrested for the murder of 67-year-old Mexican actress Julia Marichal, whose headless, decomposing body was found Dec 2 in a water ... Read more...

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BJP activists boo Chavan, demand his resignation


July 14th, 2011 - 2:23 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan was booed at by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists when he arrived at the KEM Hospital in central Mumbai to ... Read more...

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Man City heading for Champions League


April 26th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini is relieved for the time being as his team is heading for the Champions League, after striker Edin Dzeko hit his first ... Read more...

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Green activists welcome Delhi ban on plastic bags


April 5th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Environmentalists Tuesday welcomed the Delhi government's decision to impose a blanket ban on manufacture, sale, storage and usage of plastic bags in the capital city.In ... Read more...

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Agartala city chief dies in New Delhi


February 10th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 10 (IANS) Agartala Municipal Council chairperson and a leading intellectual of northeastern India Sankar Das died in New Delhi Thursday. He was 64.Das, a senior lawyer of the Gauhati High ... Read more...

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Tax sleuths make progress in probe against Balakrishnan’s kin


January 12th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Jan 12 (IANS) Income Tax department sleuths who have begun a probe into the alleged illegal wealth of relatives of former chief justice of India (CJI) K.G. Balakrishnan in Kerala have ... Read more...

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Manchester City’s owner injects 80 million pounds in club


October 26th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 26 (IANS) Manchester City's owner Sheikh Mansour has injected 80 million pounds into the Eastlands club amidst fears over City's ability to meet rules of European football body, UEFA.The ... Read more...

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Haryana CWG medal winners to get cars too!


October 16th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 16 (IANS) All medal winners of the 2010 New Delhi Commonwealth Games (CWG) hailing from Haryana will get Maruti cars as prize besides the cash rewards already announced by ... Read more...

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Focus on slum dwellers’ housing, Dikshit tells industries


August 5th, 2010 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Slums in industrial estates in the capital present a "bad image" of the city, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Wednesday and urged the industries to focus on ... Read more...

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Top three of Bangladesh religious party arrested


June 29th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 29 (IANS) Three top officials of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI), the country's largest Islamist party, were arrested Tuesday on charges of hurting Muslim religious sentiments. JeI's ameer (chief) Maulana Motiur Rahman ... Read more...

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Delhi moves to set up integrated transport agency


April 12th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Delhi cabinet Monday approved a bill for setting up Delhi Urban Mass Transit Authority (DUMTA), an agency for integrated handling of transport related issues. "There is ... Read more...

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Curfew imposed in old Hyderabad after fresh clashes (Second Lead)


March 29th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 29 (IANS) An indefinite curfew was imposed in the old city of Hyderabad after communal violence continued for the third consecutive day Monday. The curfew came into force from 7 p.m. ... Read more...

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Tension in Punjab town after BJP youth leader’s murder


March 5th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Phagwara (Punjab), March 5 (IANS) The former chief of the Bharatiya Janata Party's youth wing in this Punjab town was shot dead Friday by unidentified assailants, police said. Party activists blocked ... Read more...

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Rooney’s world-class display got us a final berth: Fergie


January 28th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 28 (ANI): Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson has hailed Wayne Rooney for his "world-class display" as the England striker's performance earned a place for the team in the Carling ... Read more...

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Mancini wants Flamini on loan


January 20th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): After signing former Arsenal player Patrick Vieira, Manchester City is trying to set up a loan deal for Mathieu Flamini.French international Flamini is looking to revive his ... Read more...

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Stabbed in the back `Sparky Hughes tells Man City stars to finish the job


December 20th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 20 (ANI): Manchester City coach Mark "Sparky" Hughes has reportedly his shell-shocked stars to "finish the job" during a final dressing room speech last night.In an emotive and powerful ... Read more...

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West Bengal government reviews security scenario


December 15th, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 15 (IANS) The West Bengal government Tuesday held a high-level meeting to review the stepped up security arrangements across the state in view of a central intelligence agency's inputs ... Read more...

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Delhi cabinet gives nod to new mediation centres


November 3rd, 2009 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) To provide speedy justice and reduce backlog of pending cases in city courts, the Delhi government Tuesday decided to open mediation centres across the national capital. ... Read more...

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Thekkady boat had serious defects: Experts


October 28th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi (Kerala), Oct 28 (IANS) The ill-fated Thekkady boat that capsized in Kerala last month leaving 45 tourists dead had serious defects, K.S. Pyarelal, head of the department of shipping at the ... Read more...

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Hyderabad throws open India’s longest flyover (Lead)


October 19th, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Access to the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport at Shamshabad, about 30 km from the city, has now become smoother and faster with India's longest flyover thrown open to ... Read more...

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Chelsea’s Terry holds crisis talks with Abramovich


July 12th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): Chelsea FC captain John Terry held two hours of crisis talks with club owner Roman Abramovich on Saturday and demanded that he be given a chance to ... Read more...

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Man City sets its sights on Argentinas Messi


March 5th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.5 (ANI): Manchester City is set to make a spectacular 100 million pound summer move for Argentinas Lionel Messi. City owner Sulaiman Al Fahim, who six weeks ago missed out ... Read more...

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Thousands participate in Kolkata marathon


February 22nd, 2009 - 10:30 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Feb 22 (ANI): Kolkata played host to the fifth open marathon on Sunday, which saw a record participation of people from all walks of life. Kolkata city chief Gautam Mohan ... Read more...

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Robinho has lost faith in Manchester City ability to deliver


January 21st, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.21 (ANI): Gutted by Kakas decision not to join him at Manchester City from A C Milan, Brazilian football player Robinho has lost faith in the clubs ability to deliver ... Read more...

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