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Two Pakistani Taliban leaders killed


September 2nd, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 2 (IANS) Two key commanders of the Pakistani Taliban have been killed in clashes with security forces in northwest Pakistan, the Dawn newspaper reported Sunday.The clashes took ... Read more...

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Three kids found dead in Uttar Pradesh village pond


August 17th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 17 (IANS) The bodies of three children were found in a village pond in Mahoba district, police said Friday.The children, identified as Sanjay (9), Ria (7) and Deepak ... Read more...

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Maya stokes Jat fire in west UP


February 22nd, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 22 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Wednesday blamed the Congress-led central government for dilly-dallying on the issue of reservation for Jats.Addressing a massive rally in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Metro to arrive in Patna


September 16th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 16 (IANS) The Planning Commission has given a go-ahead for the construction of the Metro rail in this Bihar capital, government said Friday."With the Planning Commission having agreed ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Delhi poor to get funds for treatment


September 6th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The Delhi government Tuesday said it will set up a fund to provide financial assistance to economically weak suffering from life threatening diseases.The decision was ... Read more...

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A Pakistani hospital thrice launched, never built


August 24th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 24 (IANS) A hospital in Pakistan's Punjab province was launched thrice, but it hasn't yet got built.The 150-bed hospital was announced by then president General Pervez Musharraf during ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scheme to benefit village postal workers after retirement launched


May 3rd, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Minister of State for Communication and Information Technology Sachin Pilot Tuesday launched a service discharge benefit scheme to facilitate Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDSs), who work ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Jodhpur pregnancy deaths: IV fluids firm manager detained


February 27th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Feb 27 (IANS) A manager of a firm which allegedly manufactured the contaminated IV fluids responsible for the deaths of at least 12 pregnant women at a government hospital here was ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Remembering Tagore twice over at R-Day parade (Lead)


January 26th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Poet-philosopher Rabindranath Tagore made an appearance not once, but twice, at the Rajpath boulevard Wednesday - to the delight of leaders from West Bengal who were ... Read more...

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Railway tableau showcases Tagore


January 26th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Smiles broke out on the faces of Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee as the railway tableau rolled in at the Republic Day ... Read more...

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Faith drives millions to throng Deoghar temple (With Images)


August 11th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Nityanand Shukla Deoghar (Jharkhand), Aug 11 (IANS) They come in droves on foot, trekking for over 100 km to reach this town revered by Hindus for its ancient Shiv temple.The revered ... Read more...

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Lalu, Paswan arrested during Bihar shutdown


July 10th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 10 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan were arrested here Saturday while protesting on the streets during a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

JD-U, BJP activists clash over Modi posters


July 5th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 5 (IANS) Workers of the ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) and its ally Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday clashed in Bhagalpur and Patna over posters of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra ... Read more...

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RJD plans campaign against Gadkari for Lalu remarks (Lead)


May 13th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 13 (IANS) Outraged at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari's offensive remarks against their chief Lalu Prasad, hundreds of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) workers in Bihar burnt effigies ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Lalu, Rabri held; shutdown evokes total response (Second Lead)


January 28th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 28 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad and his wife and former chief minister Rabri Devi were arrested along with dozens of party leaders in Bihar capital ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Only 80 wild elephants left in Vietnam


November 27th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Nov 27 (DPA) There are only 80 elephants left in the wild in Vietnam and they are in danger due to illegal hunting and deforestation, state media reported Friday. The state-run ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Rural micro insurance scheme launched


November 7th, 2009 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) The government Saturday launched a micro insurance drive in Tamil Nadu aimed at expanding the Rural Postal Life Insurance (PLI) network. Communications and Information Technology Minister A. ... Read more...

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Ex-Brit squaddie gets free boob job after sex change op


October 23rd, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): A former soldier of the British Army, who had a sex-change op, has been given a free boob job after claiming she grew deformed boobs after undergoing years ... Read more...

Posted in World |

West Bengal artists make traditional ornaments for Goddess Durga


September 24th, 2009 - 10:37 pm ICT by ANI
Siliguri, Sep 23(ANI): To decorate the idols of Goddess Durga, members belonging to a particular artistic community in Siliguri are these days engrossed in creating traditional ornaments called 'Dak Shaj' used extensively ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Chidambaram wrestles with Delhi’s traffic woes - in parliament


February 18th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) As if his plate was not overflowing with counter-terrorism and myriad other issues, Home Minister P. Chidambaram found himself fending off a barrage of questions in the ... Read more...

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CCEA approves computerization, networking of post offices


February 11th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) today approved a proposal of the Department of Posts for the computerization and networking of post offices, divisional offices, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Doctor found dead in Patna hotel


December 25th, 2008 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 25 (IANS) The body of a doctor missing since Tuesday was found in a hotel in the Bihar capital, police said Thursday.Sushil Dubey, 28, was found dead in a room ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian minister appeals against being unseated


September 12th, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 12 (IANS) Malaysian Indian minister Joseph Kurup has filed an appeal in the Federal Court challenging a High Court decision declaring his victory in the Pensiangan parliamentary constituency null ... Read more...

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