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Hold your horses, Bengal minister tells taxi, bus owners (Lead)


September 14th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) As bus, minibus and taxi operators in West Bengal threatened an indefinite strike if fares were not immediately raised in the wake of the abrupt ... Read more...

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Visa pact signed with Pakistan; India insists on 26/11 justice (Intro Roundup)


September 9th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Vowing to move beyond the burdens of a troubled past, India and Pakistan Saturday signed a pact to liberalise their visa regime to promote greater ... Read more...

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BJP to meet on reservation in promotions


September 4th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Top leaders of Bharatiya Janata Party will meet in the national capital late Tuesday to decide their strategy on the constitutional amendment bill for ... Read more...

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Suspense over Virbhadra as Himachal Congress chief


August 25th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Suspense over appointment of former union minister Virbhadra Singh as the Congress chief in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh continued Friday with supporters saying that the ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: High jump champ Ukhov targets world record


August 9th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Olympic high jump champion Ivan Ukhov has now turned his attention to breaking the world record, he said Wednesday.Ukhov won Olympic gold for Russia Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Mukherjee will now win by bigger margin, says Congress


July 17th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday welcomed Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee's announcement about her party's support to UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee in the presidential election and ... Read more...

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NDA yet to decide on presidential candidate: Sharad Yadav


June 13th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Opposition National Democratic Alliance (NDA) convenor Sharad Yadav Wednesday said they had "good relations" with Pranab Mukherjee, but remained non-committal on the finance minister's ... Read more...

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States unwilling to join new IIT-JEE format


June 6th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) As the government moves ahead with its plan for a common engineering entrance test, a majority of states at a meeting of education ministers Tuesday ... Read more...

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Will Badal be NDA choice for vice president? (Punjab Newsletter)


May 4th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 4 (IANS) His CV reads something like this: five-time chief minister, one of the seniormost political leaders in the country, widely networked, respected and acceptable to most ... Read more...

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No decision yet on Adriano, says Flamengo president


April 21st, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, April 21 (IANS) Flamengo Football Club president Patricia Amorim says the club is still undecided about whether to re-sign troubled striker Adriano.Amorim also said there was no ... Read more...

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Apex court seeks attorney general’s assistance in gay law case


March 21st, 2012 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the Attorney General G. Vahanvati to assist the court in the hearing of the plea challenging the Delhi High Court ... Read more...

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India non-committal on Sri Lanka ‘war crimes’ (Roundup)


March 14th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) With Tamil Nadu parties asking the government to back a US-sponsored resolution on "war crimes" in Sri Lanka, India Wednesday said it will study ... Read more...

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India non-committal on ‘war crimes’, studying ’sentiments’(Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Cautious on the US-backed resolution on "war crimes" in Sri Lanka, India Wednesday said it will weigh in sentiments in parliament and stressed the ... Read more...

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India bids for 2015 Club World Cup, U-17 World Cup in 2017


March 9th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel launched the country's bid to host the prestigious 2015 Club World Cup and the 2017 U-17 World ... Read more...

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25 percent of Italian vessel searched, says Kerala Police (Lead)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 25 (IANS) The Kerala Police team investigating the shooting of two Indian fishermen by marine guards aboard the Italian vessel Enrica Lexie Saturday searched 25 percent of the ... Read more...

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$2 bn aerospace, defence exports by India in 2011-12: Assocham


January 27th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) India's aerospace and defence exports are likely to clock $2 billion in fiscal 2011-12 to March 31, industry lobby Assocham says. With about 18 percent ... Read more...

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Reduction in petrol prices positive: Mamata


November 16th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 15 (IANS) Welcoming the decision to cut petrol prices by Rs.1.85 per litre as a "positive step", Trinamool Congress supreme and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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Congress slams Mayawati over Uttar Pradesh split


November 15th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 15 (IANS) The Congress party slammed Chief Minister Mayawati on her move to split Uttar Pradesh into four smaller units, but remained non-committal on the question of supporting ... Read more...

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Trinamool’s opposition to petrol hike meaningless: Biman Bose


November 9th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 9 (IANS) West Bengal's Left Front Wednesday termed as "meaningless" the Trinamool Congress' opposition to the petrol price hike and asked why the party did not protest ... Read more...

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ULFA demands constitutional amendment at talks


October 25th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) A charter of demands of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), which includes constitutional amendments to provide Assam greater control over its ... Read more...

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Congress denies Anna impact in Hisar


October 17th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The Congress Monday maintained there was "no impact" of Anna Hazare's campaign against the party in the Hisar parliamentary by-poll. Congress general secretary B.K. Hari ... Read more...

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Rethinking donations from mining firms: BJP


October 15th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which has launched a political campaign against illegal mining in Goa, has said that henceforth it would accept donations from ... Read more...

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Advani yatra: BJP non-committal on Yeddyurappa’s role


October 13th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 13 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday was evasive on whether scam-hit former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa will take part in senior party leader ... Read more...

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IOA president criticises FIH for taking away Champions Trophy from India


September 13th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) acting president Vijay Kumar Malhotra Tuesday told International Hockey Federation (FIH) president Leonardo Negre that the world body was wrong to ... Read more...

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Government to drop treatment clause from HIV/AIDS bill (Lead)


July 4th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) In a setback to those rallying for a legislation that seeks to protect the rights of people living with HIV/AIDS, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad ... Read more...

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Immature government mishandled Lokpal issue: BJP


June 27th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday said the "immature" government needed to be pitied for mishandling the Lokpal bill issue with the civil society ... Read more...

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Misbah not desperate to head Pakistan’s ODI squad


May 30th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 30 (IANS) Just days after being given the charge of Pakistan's One-day team, Misbah-ul-Haq has made it clear that he is not desperate for the ODI captaincy.Misbah, Pakistan's ... Read more...

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Mahindra Satyam merger with Tech Mahindra likely next year


May 23rd, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 23 (IANS) Mahindra Satyam's merger with parent firm Tech Mahindra may take place in April-May next year, its chairman Vineet Nayyar said Monday.However, this may ... Read more...

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Australian Labour MP charged with child pornography offences


April 21st, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 21 (ANI): An Australian Labour MP has been charged for allegedly accessing child pornography.The man, who cannot be named until his committal, was arrested at his house in Adelaide's northeast ... Read more...

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Pakistan debate Shoaib Akhtar recall against India


March 28th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 28 (IANS) Pakistan continues to debate recall of the retiring fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar in its line-up for the high-voltage World Cup semi-final clash against India here ... Read more...

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Will take time for Air India turnaround: Vayalar Ravi


January 23rd, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 23 (IANS) New Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi Sunday said it will not be an easy task to swing around Air India in a short period.Speaking to the media here ... Read more...

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Price rise, corruption, DMK misrule to be poll focus: Jayalalithaa


January 19th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 19 (IANS) AIADMK General Secretary J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday said the party will focus on price rise, 2G spectrum scam, corruption and the misdeeds of the ruling DMK government in the ... Read more...

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Congress non-committal about cabinet reshuffle


January 17th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Amid speculation of a cabinet reshuffle later this week, the Congress Monday remained non-committal about any proposed changes in the government and party organisation. ... Read more...

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Indian-origin doc in Oz admits to manslaughter of prostitute


December 23rd, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 23 (ANI): An Indian-origin neurosurgeon accused of murdering two prostitutes has admitted to the manslaughter of one, who died after cocaine-fuelled sex sessions at his Sydney home.Suresh Surendranath Nair, 42, ... Read more...

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Arrest Raja, says Jayalalithaa


December 20th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 20 (IANS) AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa Monday demanded the arrest of former communications minister A. Raja over the irregularities in the spectrum allocation."Raja should be arrested," she told reporters ... Read more...

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