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S.M. Krishna asked to help NRI couple get back child


September 10th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 10 (IANS) The West Bengal Congress unit has requested External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna to take steps to ensure that a US-based couple's child is returned to them ... Read more...

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Kolkata’s street chess flourishes under busy flyover (With Images)


June 20th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) Rain or sun does not bother them, neither does the cacophonous traffic nor the incessant clamour of a packed city. Their dream is to get World ... Read more...

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Engineer becomes thief to recover business losses


May 11th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) In order to recover his business losses, a 43-year-old software engineer stole jewellery worth Rs.3 lakh from his neighbours' flat but landed in the police ... Read more...

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I-League football clubs form their association


March 10th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 10 (IANS) India's I-League football clubs came together Saturday to form the Indian Professional Football Clubs Association (IPFCA). Eleven of the 12 I-League clubs met here at the ... Read more...

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Indians Diptayan and Akshya in joint lead in World Youth


November 23rd, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Caldas Novas (Brazil), Nov 23 (IANS) India's Diptayan Ghosh (under-14 Open) and Bommini Akshya (girls under-8) are joint leaders after fifth round matches in the ongoing World Youth Chess ... Read more...

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China lowers Everest guard for Mumbai teen (With Images)


June 2nd, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 2 (IANS) Last year, when two veteran climbers from West Bengal, Basanta Sinha Roy and Debashish Biswas, wanted to climb Mt Everest from Tibet, they were forced to ... Read more...

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Mamata Banerjee gets towering gifts - from the Himalayas


May 21st, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 21 (IANS) When Elizabeth II was being crowned in London in 1953, the celebrations received an extra boost with the news arriving in London that Mt Everest ... Read more...

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Pritul Dev, Nirav Mehta win Indo-Bhutan Friendship Rally


March 8th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Thimpu, March 8 (IANS) Pritul Dev (co-driver Nirav Mehta) won the top honours in the Extreme Category in the week-long fourth JK Tyre Indo-Bhutan Friendship Car Rally here Sunday.In second ... Read more...

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Fire destroys Buddhist tribal chief’s palace in Bangladesh


November 12th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 12 (IANS) A fire has destroyed the palace of Raja Debashish Roy, chief of the Chakma Buddhist tribe, in Bangladesh's Chittagong Hill Tracts, a media report said Friday.The "mysterious" fire ... Read more...

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Extortionists, stalkers push crime graph in Bangladesh


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 2 (IANS) Extortion and stalking have pushed up the crime graph in Bangladesh, media reports said as a Kali temple here was vandalised in dispute over extortion money.The historic ... Read more...

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One dies of swine flu in Delhi


August 31st, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) A man died of swine flu in the national capital Tuesday, taking the death toll due to H1N1 to 30 in the city, an official said Tuesday. "One ... Read more...

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35 more infected with swine flu in Delhi


August 26th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) As many as 35 more confirmed cases of swine flu, including of four children, were reported from the capital, taking the total number of infected people to ... Read more...

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Man dies of swine flu in Delhi, toll eight


August 5th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) A man died of swine flu in the capital, taking the total number of deaths due to Influenza A (H1N1) in Delhi to eight, an official said ... Read more...

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17 new swine flu cases in Delhi


August 3rd, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) As many as 17 people tested positive for swine flu here, taking the total number of confirmed cases to 104 in the national capital, an official said ... Read more...

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Delhi schoolboy creates history, summits Mt. Everest


May 22nd, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 22 (IANS) A doughty schoolboy from New Delhi added yet another feat to the annals of mountaineering by becoming the youngest Indian to climb Mt. Everest, the world's highest peak, ... Read more...

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Season’s first Indian conquest of Mt Everest goes unnoticed


May 19th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 19 (IANS) The first Indian summitting of Mt Everest this season has gone virtually unnoticed with the western press, which dominates mountaineering news, ignoring it while Nepal's tourism ... Read more...

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Improvement in Jyoti Basu’s condition


January 3rd, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Jan 3 (ANI): CPM leader and former West Bengal Chief Minister Jyoti Basu's health condition is reported to be stable. Basu is being treated for pneumonia at the AMRI hospital in salt ... Read more...

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29 new dengue cases in Delhi take total to 812


November 15th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) With 29 cases of dengue confirmed Sunday, the total number of people affected by the vector borne disease in the national capital has touched 812, a health ... Read more...

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38 new dengue cases in Delhi, total affected 710


November 12th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Delhi reported 38 new dengue cases Thursday, taking the number of people affected by the vector-borne disease in the capital to 710, health officials said. "There were ... Read more...

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45 new dengue cases in Delhi


November 11th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) With 45 new dengue cases, the number of people affected by the vector-borne disease in the capital Wednesday reached 672, health officials said. "There were 45 fresh ... Read more...

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West Bengal minister Subhas Chakraborty dead


August 3rd, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) West Bengal Sports and Transport Minister and senior Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Subhas Chakraborty died in hospital here Monday, party officials said. He was 68. The death ... Read more...

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Time to sing the requiem for Agra Gharana?


June 30th, 2009 - 9:00 am ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, June 30 (IANS) The Rajputs passed it on to the Mughals, in whose courts the classical Hindustani music of Agra Gharana flourished. Now, however with few patrons and students ... Read more...

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Opposition charges Soren with poll code violation


December 22nd, 2008 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 22 (IANS) The opposition National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Monday lodged a complaint with the Election Commission here regarding violation of the model code of conduct by Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu ... Read more...

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Historic Assam village in limelight for wrong reasons


August 14th, 2008 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
(Letter from India-Bangladesh border) By Syed Zarir Hussain Maishasan (Assam), Aug 14 (IANS) Dhananjoy Pal is a disenchanted man as he finds the name of his historic village, where over 100 Indian soldiers ... Read more...

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Saarc nations agree on joint fight against climate fallout


July 4th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 4 (IANS) Ministers from eight South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) countries have resolved to work together to build regional capacity for mitigating the impacts of climate change and ... Read more...

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Orissa speaker resigns over sexual harassment charge


March 31st, 2008 - 6:53 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)Bhubaneswar, March 31 (IANS) Orissa Speaker Maheswar Mohanty resigned Monday after a women employee of the state's legislative assembly accused him of sexual harassment. Gayatri Panda, 29, a woman marshal of Orissa ... Read more...

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Two government agencies to fund renewable energy projects


March 25th, 2008 - 10:26 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS)) Two state-run financiers have joined hands to facilitate funding of renewable energy projects, said an official statement here Tuesday. "The Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) and ... Read more...

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