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Situation under control in Kundankulam


September 12th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) The situation in Tamil Nadu's Idinthakarai village, the epicentre of the movement against the Kudankulam nuclear project, was under control Wednesday after three days of protests, ... Read more...

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Situation calm in Kudankulam, protest leaders abducted by fishermen (Second Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) After two days of protests against the Kudankulam nuclear power project, the situation in Idinthakarai village in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli was calm Tuesday even as protests ... Read more...

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PMANE leaders ‘abducted’ by fishermen


September 12th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) High drama prevailed at Tamil Nadu's Idinthakarai village - the hub of the anti-Kudankulam protests - Tuesday night with the leaders of People's Movement Against Nuclear ... Read more...

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Santosh Hegde to guide Goa activists in mining scam


September 11th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 11 (IANS) Former Karnataka Lokayukta Santosh Hegde, who exposed the illegal mining scam in his state, will now give civil society activists in Goa tips to bring to ... Read more...

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India third largest shareholder in FAIR science project


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) India is the third largest shareholder in the Germany-based Facility for Anti-Proton and Heavy Ion Research (FAIR), a unique international accelerator facility for research with ... Read more...

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TV and bold scenes don’t go together, says Pooja Sharma


August 6th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) It's not right to showcase bold scenes in family-based TV dramas, says actress Pooja Sharma, who recently shot a sensual number for her show "Ruk Jaana ... Read more...

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‘Early diagnosis can save patients with genetic disorders’


May 15th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Several patients, their family members and doctors Tuesday got together to observe the 6th annual International MPS (Mucopolysaccharidoses) Awareness Day, to educate people about this ... Read more...

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Anti-Kudankulam activists willing to withdraw protest


May 7th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 7 (IANS) Even as they have decided to return their voter identity cards, the anti-Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) activists under the People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) ... Read more...

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Facebook, Twitter should be monitored: ex-British spy


April 25th, 2012 - 2:31 am ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) Social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter should be monitored to prevent their misuse by paedophiles and terrorists, a former British spy chief has said.David ... Read more...

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49 newly-elected MCD councillors face criminal charges


April 19th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) At least 49 newly-elected councillors in the recent Delhi civic polls face criminal charges which include murder, kidnapping and extortion, a report said Thursday.Of ... Read more...

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Court slams Gujarat, spares Teesta in mass grave case (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) In a breather for social activist Teesta Setalvad, the Supreme Court Friday stayed all the proceedings against her in a 2002 Gujarat riots case involving ... Read more...

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Court slams Gujarat, spares Teest in mass grave case


April 13th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) In a relief to social activist Teesta Setalvad, the Supreme Court Friday stayed all the proceedings against her in connection with the 2002 Gujarat riots ... Read more...

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Delhi switches the lights off for 4th Earth Hour (Lead) (with Image)


March 31st, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The orange glow of lamps at the India Gate blinked off, letting stars shimmer down as the lights at the monument were switched off ... Read more...

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Democratic protests against Kudankulam stifled: Prashant Bhushan


March 31st, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 31 (IANS) Advocate and Anna Hazare's anti-corruption movement member Prashant Bhushan Saturday charged the central government of stifling democratic protests by filing cases against protestors against the ... Read more...

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It’s David vs Goliath at Kudankulam: Anti-nuke activist


February 28th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 28 (IANS) The protest against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) is a classic David-Goliath fight between ordinary citizens and the powerful Indian government, the leader of ... Read more...

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Supreme Court pulls up Modi on FIR against activist


February 21st, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday pulled up the Gujarat government for filing a frivolous FIR against social activist Teesta Setalvad in connection with the 2002 Gujarat ... Read more...

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Work of central panel on Kudankulam over: Convenor


January 31st, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 31 (IANS) Giving a clean chit to the Indian nuclear establishment and certifying that the Russian reactors in the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) are safe to operate, ... Read more...

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Tom Cruise escapes serious injury


December 12th, 2011 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) Actor Tom Cruise escaped serious injury as he kept slamming into the world's tallest building Burj Khalifa tower in Dubai while performing the stunts.The actor ... Read more...

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Mumbai media delegation invited to Pakistan


November 11th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) A 22-member Indian media goodwill delegation will leave for Pakistan Nov 14 on a week-long tour, a Mumbai Press Club official said here Friday.The delegation, led ... Read more...

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Huge support for Jan Lokpal bill in Sonia’s constituency


November 5th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 5 (IANS) Activists of India Against Corruption (IAC), headed by Anna Hazare, Saturday claimed "massive support" for the Jan Lokpal bill in Congress president Sonia Gandhi's parliamentary ... Read more...

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Kudankulam project: Two memorandums to be given to PM


October 6th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 6 (IANS) Two memorandums, reflecting the divergent views of the Tamil Nadu government and the anti-nuclear power activists, on the upcoming Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project are expected ... Read more...

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Anti-Kudankulam nuclear project team to meet PM


October 5th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 5 (IANS) A 10-member anti-Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) team is expected to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday to press its demand for scrapping the project."We ... Read more...

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Ramlila with a quiz show and prizes!


October 5th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 5 (IANS) It's a Ramlila with an "educational touch"! Display your knowledge of the epic Ramayana the mythological play is based on and win prizes.The Aishbagh Ramlila Committee, ... Read more...

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HI calls meeting of selectors, coaches to sort out players’ issue


August 24th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) has called a meeting of the selectors and the coaches to discuss the issue of Sandeep Singh and Sardara Singh leaving the ... Read more...

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Congress MPs Priya Dutt, Nirupam meet Hazare supporters, vow support


August 22nd, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Congress MPs from Mumbai Sanjay Nirupam and Priya Dutt Monday came out in favour of a strong Lokpal bill, with Dutt also advocating the inclusion of ... Read more...

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Tusshar Kapoor dresses like Johnny Depp


August 20th, 2011 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Tusshar Kapoor has pulled off a unique fusion look! For a song in comedy film "Hum Tum Shabana", he has donned Hollywood star Johnny ... Read more...

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I feel proud ‘Bond’ taught me to shoot: Wilde


August 16th, 2011 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) Actress Olivia Wilde says she feels proud that Daniel Craig, the "James Bond" himself was her instructor and taught her how to shoot."I was really ... Read more...

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Support for Anna swells in Uttar Pradesh


August 15th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 15 (IANS) People in various cities of Uttar Pradesh have begun rallying round social activist Anna Hazare, who begins an indefinite hunger strike in Delhi Tuesday to press ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s eunuchs get dignity as I-Day gift


August 15th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) A social organisation here marked Independence Day Monday a bit differently -- by launching a unique project to provide dignified employment to eunuchs and wean them ... Read more...

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NCP leader arrested for illegal mining


August 4th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 4 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Jeetendra Deshprabhu was Thursday arrested by the Goa Police's Crime Branch in an illegal mining case.Deshprabhu, a national-level party office bearer ... Read more...

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Animal protection group cries foul at ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi-4′


July 23rd, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) The Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations (FIAPO) Saturday objected to what it termed "cruelty and mistreatment" of animals on the reality show "Khatron Ke ... Read more...

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NCP leader accused of illegal mining


July 4th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 4 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) will summon the party's national secretary Jeetendra Deshprabhu who has been indicted by the Goa government for largescale illegal mining.Speaking to ... Read more...

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Cop arrested, suspended for joining rave party


June 27th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Monday suspended an anti-narcotics cell (ANC) inspector arrested during a raid on a rave party in Raigad district a day earlier, an official ... Read more...

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BJP to make vision document for Uttar Pradesh’s development


June 4th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 4 (IANS) Planning to prepare a roadmap for development in Uttar Pradesh ahead of assembly elections in 2012, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here Saturday constituted a ... Read more...

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Thousands fast in Maharashtra in Ramdev’s support


June 4th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Mumbai's famous dabbawalas, thousands of farmers and farm-widows of eastern Maharashtra and scores of NGOs and common men observed a fast Saturday in support of yoga ... Read more...

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