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Boy’s death in blast shocks grandmother


September 27th, 2008 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) For 70-year-old Rekha fate has played a cruel joke. She saw her grandson dying in front of her eyes, as a bomb blast rocked a congested market ... Read more...

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Mother waiting for son missing after blasts


September 14th, 2008 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) For 80-year-old Ajit Kaur, fate has played a cruel joke at the last phase of life, as she took rounds of various Delhi hospitals carrying a photograph ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi will suffer rout in Tamil Nadu poll: PMK chief


September 6th, 2008 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Madurai, Sep 6 (IANS) Continuing his verbal assault on the DMK government, PMK founder S. Ramadoss Saturday predicted a drubbing for Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi if elections were held shortly.Speaking ... Read more...

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Indian-Canadians outraged by overturning of Reena Virk murder verdict


September 6th, 2008 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Sep 6 (IANS) The Indian-Canadian community here has been outraged by a court's decision to overturn the life sentence of a woman convicted for brutally beating and drowning Indian origin teenager ... Read more...

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Punjab urges revised norms for flood relief


August 25th, 2008 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 25 (IANS) The losses suffered by Punjab in the recent floods were different from other states, Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal Monday told the central government and asked it to ... Read more...

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Rajnikant qualifies apology to Karnataka


August 2nd, 2008 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 2 (IANS) Following intense criticism from various sections of the Tamil film industry, superstar Rajnikant Saturday qualified his apology to Kannadigas on a controversial dam project. "If I had said ... Read more...

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Kerala to get more rice, wheat: Pawar


August 2nd, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Kerala, hit by a foodgrain shortage after the central government cut its quota, will get a special allocation of 10,000 tonnes rice and 20,000 tonnes wheat ahead ... Read more...

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Claims of Christians protection in Pak a myth, says paper


June 23rd, 2008 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, June 23 (ANI): Despite tall claims made by the Pakistan government about protecting the interests of the minority communities in the country, especially Christians, a latest incident in which around ... Read more...

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Bush calls Cuba’s recent reforms a ‘cruel joke’


May 22nd, 2008 - 12:18 am ICT by admin
DPA Washington, May 21 (DPA) Reforms recently introduced by the Cuban government to allow greater access to technology must be accompanied by real democratic and economic change to improve the life on the ... Read more...

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‘Liberal valuation behind Kerala’s record SSLC results’


May 13th, 2008 - 11:07 pm ICT by admin
Kozhikode, May 13 (IANS) Former Kerala education minister and opposition United Democratic Front (UDF) leader T.M. Jacob Tuesday here accused the Left Democratic Front (LDF) government of using liberal valuation norms to ... Read more...

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Mulford tries to play down Bush’s Indian remarks


May 5th, 2008 - 11:53 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Hoping to assuage angry feelings kicked off by US President George Bush's remarks linking the Indian middle class to high global food prices, the US Ambassador David ... Read more...

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India reacts sharply to US charge of spurring food crisis


May 4th, 2008 - 7:23 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Indian government Sunday reacted sharply to US President George W Bush's contention that growing demand for foodgrains in India was the reason for spiralling global food ... Read more...

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Badal terms central government farm loan waiver a `big fraud’


March 3rd, 2008 - 9:09 pm ICT by admin
Chandigarh, March 3 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Monday termed the central government's Rs.600 billion ($15 billion) loan waiver for the farmers, announced in the national budget, a "huge fraud ... Read more...

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