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BJP questions government contention on FDI in retail (Lead)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The BJP Monday questioned the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government's contention that the states were free to decide on allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in ... Read more...

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Hendricks, McCarthy in run to play Anna Nicole Smith


September 17th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 17 (IANS) Christina Hendricks and Jenny McCarthy are reportedly among the actresses battling to play tragic star Anna Nicole Smith in an upcoming movie.TV bosses at US-based Lifetime ... Read more...

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(HOLD) Delay in appeal outcome no ground for exoneration in murder: SC


September 8th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) A person who has been acquitted of murder by a trial court cannot challenge the reversal of this by the high court on the ground ... Read more...

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Kasab yet unaware of Supreme Court verdict


August 30th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Even though a day has passed since the Supreme Court upheld Ajmal Kasab's death sentence, the jailed Pakistani terrorist remains unaware of his fate, a prison ... Read more...

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Supreme Court backs death for Kasab (Fifth Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the death sentence of Ajmal Kasab, the only Pakistani terrorist caught alive after the 26/11 Mumbai strike that claimed 166 ... Read more...

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Supreme Court backs death for Kasab (Fourth Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the death sentence of Ajmal Kasab, the only Pakistani terrorist caught alive after the 26/11 Mumbai strike that claimed 166 ... Read more...

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Supreme Court backs death for Kasab (Third Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the death sentence of Ajmal Kasab, the only Pakistani terrorist caught alive after the 26/11 Mumbai strike that claimed 166 ... Read more...

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Supreme Court upholds Kasab’s death sentence (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the death sentence of Ajmal Kasab, one of the 10 Pakistani terrorists who launched the 26/11 Mumbai carnage that claimed ... Read more...

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NHRC orders relief to kin of child killed in gate collapse


August 24th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Friday directed the Delhi government to pay Rs.1 lakh as relief to the family of a child who was ... Read more...

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SC dismisses Swamy’s plea against Chidambaram (Third Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) In major relief for Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, the Supreme Court Friday rejected Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy's plea to make Chidambaram the co-accused ... Read more...

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CBI opposes relief for Sanjay Dutt


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The CBI Thursday urged the Supreme Court to maintain the six years' jail term awarded to Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt for sourcing a rifle ... Read more...

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PM ready for reply on coal blocks: Congress


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) With the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) insisting on his resignation over faulty coal blocks allocation, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is ready to make a ... Read more...

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Media Foundation of India awards declared


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Media Foundation of India (MFI) in association with Yes Bank Wednesday announced the winners of the MFI-Yes Bank National Press Photo Contest 2012.Mumbai-based photo-journalist Mandar Deodhar ... Read more...

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Olympic basketball: Spain storms into final (Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 4:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain defeated Russia 67-59 in a comeback victory in the Olympic men's basketball semifinal Friday.Russia led for the first three quarters, but Spain's three-point shooting ... Read more...

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Olympic basketball: Spain storms into final


August 11th, 2012 - 3:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain defeated Russia 67-59 in a comeback victory in the Olympic men's basketball semifinal Friday.Russia led for the first three quarters, but Spain's three-point shooting ... Read more...

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Australia glide to gold in men’s 470 sailing


August 10th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Australia's Mathew Belcher and Malcolm Page gave their country gold in the men's 470 sailing event Friday after holding off a challenge from a British ... Read more...

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Pakistan hurtling towards crisis, fears daily


August 10th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Pakistan faces a crisis with the political leadership and the judiciary "menacingly standing face to face like boxers in a ring" over a letter that ... Read more...

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Olympics: Bolt creates history winning 100m, 200m (Roundup)


August 10th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has created Olympic history by becoming the first man to win the 100 and 200 metres in successive games.Bolt Thursday night ran ... Read more...

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Pakistani dailies upset over hockey defeat


August 9th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 9 (IANS) Pakistan's crushing 0-7 defeat at the hands of Australia in hockey at the London Olympics has shattered the dreams of millions, dailies said Thursday, hoping ... Read more...

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Ghadge leads ‘Star Blue’ into Mumbai billiards semis


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Sunil Ghadge snatched the decider with exquisite shots to lead Central Railway Mumbai Institute 'Star Blue' into the semifinals of The Zarine and Yazdi Daruvala Charitable ... Read more...

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Olympic hockey: A test of character for India


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) India find themselves in an all-too-familiar situation wherein they not only need to win all their matches, but also pray for favourable results in other games ... Read more...

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Haryana asks centre to probe grid failure


August 1st, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 1 (IANS) A day after it was named as one of the four states which had overdrawn power from the national grid leading to a major failure, the ... Read more...

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We hope to make it to quarters: Ponnappa


August 1st, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Contrary to widespread belief that their appeal has been rejected, India's ace doubles shuttler Ashwini Ponnappa hopes she and Jwala Gutta would make it to ... Read more...

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US captures Olympic gold in artistic gymnastics


August 1st, 2012 - 6:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US emphatically captured the artistic gymnastics gold at the London Olympics Tuesday, finishing well clear of the Russians, who claimed silver.The Americans won with ... Read more...

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Olympics: Indian shooters Heena Sidhu, Annu Raj bow out


July 29th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Indian shooters Heena Sidhu and Annu Raj Singh failed to qualify for the women's 10m air pistol finals at the 2012 Olympics here Sunday.Heena finished at ... Read more...

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Karnataka given two days to start ombudsman appointment process


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 23 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Monday gave two days time to the 10-day old new Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government to start the process of appointing ... Read more...

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Adarsh Society land belongs to defence, says Antony


July 21st, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Saturday asserted that the land in the city on which the controversial Adarsh Society stands belongs to the defence ministry.He said that ... Read more...

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Krishna Poonia crosses the 63m barrier


July 18th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) India's top discus thrower Krishna Poonia gave herself something to cheer about ahead of the Olympics as she crossed the 63 metres mark in the Woodford ... Read more...

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Missing starlet’s step father handed over to Maharashtra police


July 7th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 7 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police Saturday handed over Parvez Tak, a suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba extremist and step-father of missing Bollywood starlet Laila Khan, to the Maharashtra Police for ... Read more...

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Court scraps probe against Mayawati, BSP chief elated (Roundup)


July 6th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Lucknow, July 6 (IANS) In a major breather for Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati, the Supreme Court Friday dismissed a nine-year-old corruption case in which she was ... Read more...

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Can’t ignore kin’s evidence in matrimonial dispute: SC


July 5th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that evidence tendered by the kin of those involved in a matrimonial dispute could not be disregarded merely because they ... Read more...

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Mystery continues over missing actress Laila Khan (Roundup)


July 5th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Jammu, July 5 (IANS) Where is fringe Bollywood actress Laila Khan? The mystery continues after her stepfather and suspected militant Parvez Iqbal Tak told the Jammu and Kashmir Police that ... Read more...

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Pranab survives Sangma googly; BJP waves ‘fabricated’ letter (Intro Roundup) (With Image)


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday managed to survive his opponent Purno A. Sangma's bid to get him out of the race on the ... Read more...

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Pranab survives Sangma googly; BJP waves ‘fabricated’ letter (Roundup) (With images)


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday managed to survive his opponent Purno A. Sangma's bid to get him out of the race on the ... Read more...

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Advani has mixed luck in World snooker


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 3 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani remained in contention for a berth in the knock-out phase as he beat Thailand's Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 5-4 for his second win, but later ... Read more...

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