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Congress leader’s house vandalised; Trinamool blamed


June 12th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) The house of a woman Congress leader, who has been a councillor of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation for nearly two decades, was attacked here Monday night ... Read more...

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British Asians warned of gold theft during wedding season


June 6th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Asian families in Britain have been warned by police to beware of criminals who could target their gold jewellery during the traditional wedding season in summer.Police ... Read more...

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Clinton arrives in Beijing


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 2 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner arrived here Wednesday for the fourth round of the China-US Strategic and Economic ... 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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Delhi votes for better civic amenities


April 15th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Better sanitation, roads, education, health and other civic amenities were on the minds of people from all hues who came out to elect councillors in ... Read more...

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MCD councillor who instigated murder gets interim bail (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday granted interim bail till April 17 to Madhav Prasad, a Bharatiya Janata Party councillor arrested for allegedly instigating his supporters ... Read more...

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MCD councillor who instigated murder gets bail


April 13th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday granted bail till April 17 to Madhav Prasad, a Bharatiya Janata Party councillor arrested for allegedly instigating his supporters to ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena candidate in MCD polls attacked


April 12th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) A 25-year-old Shiv Sena candidate in Sunday's Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls was stabbed by two unidentified people Thursday, police said adding that ... Read more...

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BJP worker killed, party councillor detained


April 11th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) councillor has been detained for the murder of a party worker who was stabbed to death ahead of Sunday's ... Read more...

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Orchha BJP executive meet marred by intra-party mudslinging


April 8th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 8 (IANS) The two-day working committee meeting of the Madhya Pradesh unit of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) ended Sunday in Orchha but allegations by a woman councilor ... Read more...

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Some recent road-rage incidents (To go with On Delhi roads, tempers rise with temperatures)


April 6th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Some of the prominent road rage incidents in recent times in the capital were:March 23, 2012: In a shocking incident, Rajesh Kumar, a 40-year-old autorickshaw driver, was brutally beaten to ... Read more...

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Change of regime in Goa creates ripple effect


March 19th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 19 (IANS) The change of regime following the state assembly polls held March 3 appears to be having a ripple effect on Goa's only municipal corporation.The Corporation ... Read more...

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Minor fracas between Congress and BJP at polling station


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 3 (IANS) A minor fracas broke out at a polling booth here Saturday with a Congress candidate claiming that a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) councillor was canvassing ... Read more...

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Russian mosque has world’s largest Quran


February 18th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Quran kept at Russian city of Kazan's Qolsharif mosque has been awarded a Guinness World Records certificate for being the world's largest, Tatarstan's state ... Read more...

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We can develop together: China tells India


February 8th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) Voicing satisfaction at the progress in Sino-Indian relations, China Wednesday said there was enough space and opportunity for the people of both countries to develop ... Read more...

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Delhi poll panel gets notice on MCD elections


February 3rd, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday sought the state election commission's response to a plea that has challenged the earmarking of seats as reserved for the ... Read more...

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Night vision goggles being used in dog fouling crackdown


January 30th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a bid to clamp down on the incidence of owners leaving the mess of their pets on the streets in the night, the UK government has ... Read more...

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India, China seal new border mechanism to enhance trust (Second Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Seeking to step up bilateral ties amid hiccups, India and China Tuesday decided to set up a new mechanism to maintain peace on their border, ... Read more...

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India, China sign mechanism for border peace


January 17th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) India and China Tuesday signed a border mechanism framework to maintain peace on the disputed boundaries between the two countries.The framework was signed at the ... Read more...

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Top Chinese official leaves for boundary talks with India


January 15th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 15 (IANS) Chinese State Councillor Dai Bingguo left Beijing for New Delhi Sunday to attend the 15th meeting between special representatives on the China-India border issue.Officials from both ... Read more...

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China, India to hold border talks


January 14th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 14 (IANS) Special representatives from China and India will meet to discuss the border issue Jan 15-17 in India, a foreign ministry spokesman said here Saturday.Chinese State Councillor ... Read more...

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Civic body can’t rename Chandni Chowk: Delhi government


January 5th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) The iconic Chandni Chowk in the national capital's old quarters cannot be renamed by the city's civic body, the Delhi government said Thursday in ... Read more...

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Delhi road may be named after Tendulkar


January 4th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) A road in Delhi may be named after cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, Delhi Mayor Rajni Abbi said Tuesday.The Municipal Corporation of Delhi may consider a ... Read more...

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Congress finds no ward to field sitting Chandigarh mayor


November 28th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 28 (IANS) Ironic as it may sound, the sitting mayor of Chandigarh has not been able to find favour with the ruling Congress party to get himself ... Read more...

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Man kills four cats by smashing them on walls


November 26th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 26 (IANS) A man, who has been former councillor in Britain, killed his four pet cats by smashing them on his house's walls.The cats' battered bodies were ... Read more...

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25 minute firework display gone in 50 seconds


November 7th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Glasgow, Nov 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Patrons to a fireworks show have been offered another show after the promised 25-minute display ended in less than 1 minute. The organizers of the show has ... Read more...

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India, China to hold next round of formal talks end-November


November 3rd, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) The special representatives of India and China are to meet end-November to take forward the process of dialogue between the two Asian neighbours to ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa praises joint effort to defuse bomb


October 29th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 29 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Saturday praised a villager, one of her party workers and the bomb disposal squad for detecting and defusing a ... Read more...

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Chandigarh’s garbage plant raises a stink


September 30th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 30 (IANS) Chandigarh's reputation is taking a smelly beating. A lot of stink is being raised - environmentally and politically - over the city's experiment with a solid ... Read more...

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India, China to hold 15th round of boundary talks


August 30th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India and China will focus on firming up a framework for resolving their decades-old boundary dispute during the 15th round of boundary talks between their ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on plea to disqualify Delhi mayor


August 18th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday reserved its order on a plea to disqualify Rajni Abbi as Delhi mayor on the ground that she held an ... Read more...

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Violence was unprecedented, says Indian leader in Britain


August 11th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) A councillor in London's Southall, also known as Little India, Thursday said he had never seen such large scale violence in recent years."There is calm ... Read more...

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MCD house rejects agency’s division


August 5th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) house Friday unanimously passed a resolution rejecting division of the civic agency, as proposed by the Delhi government, in ... Read more...

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Stapled visas to figure in India-China boundary talks


July 22nd, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) With China issuing stapled visas to a team of karatekas from Arunachal Pradesh, India is expected to raise the contentious issue with China at ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad councillor found murdered


July 22nd, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 21 (IANS) A councillor of the ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) was Thursday night found murdered in the Loni area of Ghaziabad.Sachin Chaudhary, the councillor from ... Read more...

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