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Rahul to visit Amethi


September 12th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will be in his Lok Sabha constituency Amethi in Uttar Pradesh over the next two days, his office informed ... Read more...

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BJP terms Congress ‘obstinate’


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) A day after it walked out of the joint parliamentary committee meeting on 2G spectrum allocation, the Bharatiya Janata Party called the Congress 'thethar' ... Read more...

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AIFF, clubs spar over I-League status


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The turf war over the property rights of the I-League between the All India Football Federation (AIFF) and the clubs continues. As things stand, the ... Read more...

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Mamata attends UPA coordination panel meet


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday attended a meeting of the newly-formed UPA coordination committee here.Banerjee attended the coordination ... Read more...

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BCCI extends payout to stalwarts


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 22 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to extend its one-time benefit scheme to Gundappa Viswanath, Mohinder Amarnath, Dilip Vengsarkar and Syed ... Read more...

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Kerala fomenting designs of radical communal groups: BJP


August 12th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 12 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national secretary P. Muralidhar Rao, who is in-charge of the party's affairs in Kerala, Sunday said Kerala is becoming a ... Read more...

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‘System needed to prevent zoonotic diseases in South Asia’


August 4th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Countries in South Asia need to put in place systems and processes to help prevent the trans-border spread of zoonotic diseases, that are transmitted from ... Read more...

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Odisha villagers lift blockades from Jindal project site


July 25th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 25 (IANS) The economic blockade, launched by villagers near a steel project site in Odisha demanding higher compensation for land, was lifted Wednesday after the authorities agreed to ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Congress goes into huddle over NCP’s stance


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Two days after the NCP expressed unhappiness with the Congress-led alliance in Maharashtra and at the centre, the Congress went into a huddle Monday to discuss ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan to resume cricketing ties after 5 years (Second Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Sub-continental cricketing ties, suspended in the wake of the 26/11 Mumbai attack, will resume after five years when Pakistan tours India in December-January for playing ... Read more...

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Pakistan to play 3 ODIs, 2 T20s in India in Dec-Jan (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Pakistan will tour India in December-January to resume sub-continetal cricketing ties after five years, playing three One-dayers and two Twenty20 internationals.The Board of Control for ... Read more...

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BJP to discuss vice presidential poll with NDA allies


July 10th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Treading with caution over the vice presidential polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is likely to call a meeting of its National Democratic Alliance ... Read more...

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Shettar to be Karnataka chief minister (Second Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Bowing to pressure from B.S. Yeddyurappa, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday chose Karnataka's Rural Development Minister Jagadish Shettar to replace Chief Minister D.V. ... Read more...

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Shettar to be Karnataka chief minister (Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Bowing to pressure from B.S. Yeddyurappa, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday chose Karnataka's Rural Development Minister Jagadish Shettar to replace Chief Minister D.V. ... Read more...

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Islamists attack Timbuktu world heritage site


July 1st, 2012 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 1 (IANS) The mausoleum of Sidi Mahmoud, a Unesco World Heritage site, in Timbuktu, Mali, has been damaged in an attack by Islamists, RIA Novosti reported.It is one ... Read more...

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GJM to take part in GTA polls, Mamata happy (Lead)


July 1st, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, June 30 (IANS) The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Saturday decided to take part in the July 29 Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) polls, leading to a "happy" West Bengal ... Read more...

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BCCI bans Sudhindra for life, Shrivastava for 5 years


June 30th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Saturday banned Madhya Pradesh fast bowler T.P.S. Sudhindra for life, Uttar Pradesh fast bowler Salabh Srivastava ... Read more...

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AGP to support Sangma in Presidential poll


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 23 (IANS) Assam's regional party, the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), has decided to support the candidature of former Lok Sabha Speaker Purno Agitok Sangma for the presidential elections, ... Read more...

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BJP in a fix, allies divided on presidential candidate


June 19th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) With contrasting stands among its allies on the presidential election, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) appears to be in a fix.Shiv Sena, a part ... Read more...

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NDA to decide presidential nominee Sunday


June 16th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance will meet Sunday morning to decide on its nominee for the July 19 presidential poll, BJP spokesperson ... Read more...

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Sonia’s hectic parleys on presidential choice


June 14th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
It was a busy Thursday for Congress President Sonia Gandhi as she held parleys with her key aides on the ruling United Progressive Alliance's choice for the July 19 presidential ... Read more...

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Advani skips BJP core committee meeting


June 13th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Senior BJP leader L.K. Advani will not be present at the party's core committee meeting Wednesday evening which is likely to take up a number ... Read more...

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West Bengal government to provide land for industries


June 12th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) Debunking reports that non-availability of land is hindering investment in the state, the West Bengal government Tuesday said it will provide land to investors who come ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh to sign extradition treaty soon: Envoy


June 6th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 6 (IANS) India and Bangladesh are expected to sign an extradition treaty in the near future, India's High Commissioner to Bangladesh Pankaj Saran said here Wednesday."If New Delhi ... Read more...

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I suspect PM in coal allocation: Anna


June 4th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare Monday said he was suspicious about Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's role in coal block allocation after seeing the official papers.Speaking ... Read more...

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Gadkari calls on Sonia Gandhi (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Monday called on Congress president Sonia Gandhi at her residence, sparking speculation that they may have discussed ... Read more...

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Present economic crisis not similar to 1991: Pranab


June 4th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Despite a sharp slowdown in economic growth, high inflation and record fall in the value of rupee, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday emphasised that ... Read more...

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Sekar hoping for better show against Super Kings


May 24th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) While promising a better performance Friday against the Chennai Super Kings in the Qualifier-2 game, TA Sekar, the Delhi Daredevils coach believed that his team ... Read more...

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Sonia refuses red beacon for car


May 23rd, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson and Congress president Sonia Gandhi has refused the use of a red beacon on her car, official sources said ... Read more...

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MCA managing committee meet to decide on SRK ban


May 18th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) will Friday hold an emergency meeting to take a decision on banning actor Shah Rukh Khan's entry into Wankhede ... Read more...

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UAE, Indonesia hold talks


May 16th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 15 (IANS/WAM)) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Indonesia have held discussions to enhance bilateral relations in various sectors that could benefit both the countries.Ahmed Abdullah Al ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s domestic T20 winners to play in Champions League: BCCI


May 12th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 12 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Saturday decided to invite Pakistan's domestic Twenty20 champions for the Champions League tournament to be hosted by ... Read more...

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Sachin to be presented 100 guineas, golden bat by Mamata


May 11th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar will be presented a golden bat, ball and 100 guineas for scoring a century of international hundreds by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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Transparency can be suicidal: Kejriwal


May 3rd, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The strategies of Team Anna cannot be revealed as transparency can be suicidal, a prominent member of the group, Arvind Kejriwal has said.He was commenting ... Read more...

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Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll underway, JVM-P stays away


May 3rd, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 3 (IANS) Polling for two Rajya Sabha seats is underway in Jharkhand although the key opposition party, Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik (JVM-P), has decided to stay away from voting.Polling ... Read more...

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