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Militant involved in Kandahar hijacking arrested in J&K; (Second Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep (IANS) In what has been described as a major catch, top militant commander Mehraj-ud-din Dand, wanted for his involvement in the 1999 hijacking of flight IC-814 ... Read more...

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Man behind IC-814 hijack held in J&K; (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 13 (IANS) Top militant commander Mehraj-ud-din Dand, wanted for his involvement in the 1999 hijacking of flight IC-814 to Kandahar and other terror attacks, has been arrested ... Read more...

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Terrorist wanted for Kandahar hijacking arrested


September 13th, 2012 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 13 (IANS) Mehraj-ud-din Dand, a terrorist wanted for his involvement in the hijacking of flight IC-814 flight to Kandahar and other terror attacks, has been arrested by ... Read more...

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Anti-Posco leader released on bail in Odisha


May 18th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 18 (IANS) A former Odisha legislator who was arrested in connection with clashes near the Posco steel plant site in Jagatsinghpur district last year was released on bail ... Read more...

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‘Talaash’ pushes ‘Shootout At Wadala’ release to 2013


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) Filmmaker Sanjay Gupta, who is busy filming underworld drama "Shootout At Wadala", says he has pushed the film's release to next year as he does ... Read more...

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‘Chandni Bar’ writer turns director, sends film to Cannes (With Images)


March 28th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Little money, bare minimum equipment and no crew, but Mohan Azaad still pulled off his uniquely titled directorial debut "Bhagwaan... Tera Bhala Ho". He ... Read more...

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3G dispute: Court refuses to stay TDSAT order


February 23rd, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday refused to stay an order of telecom tribunal TDSAT restraining the Department of Telecom (DoT) from enforcing a ban on ... Read more...

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Election Commission is winner in Punjab polls (Punjab Newsletter)


February 4th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 4 (IANS) Political parties in Punjab may have to wait for the outcome, but the assembly polls have already produced one sure winner - the Election Commission (EC).The ... Read more...

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Don’t dare to ignore poll panel’s directives, Goa warned


February 2nd, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 1 (IANS) In a stern warning to the Goa administration, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) S.Y. Quraishi Wednesday said that state government officials "dare not defy directives" on poll-related ... Read more...

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Rs.29 crore in unaccounted cash seized in Punjab


January 23rd, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 23 (IANS) Unaccounted cash amounting to nearly Rs.29 crore has been recovered by various agencies in behalf of the Election Commission (EC) in the past few days in ... Read more...

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Timeline of CWG cases and developments


January 19th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The 2010 Commonwealth Games cost Rs.28,054 crore ($6 billion), 100 times more than estimated. Fifteen cases were registered for alleged irregularities in the preparations for ... Read more...

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Food inflation remains in negative


January 19th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Overall food prices fell for the third straight week year-on-year, led by a sharp drop in the price of vegetables, especially onions and potatoes ... Read more...

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Food prices fall; inflation will continue to moderate: Pranab (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Overall food prices declined for the second consecutive week year-on-year, led by a sharp drop in the price of vegetables, especially onions, official data ... Read more...

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India to aim at 8 percent plus growth next fiscal: Namo Narain Meena (Interview)


January 12th, 2012 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 12 (IANS) India's "growth story is intact" and the goverment would target more than eight percent growth in the next financial year on the back of easing inflation ... Read more...

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Indian economy will grow at 7 percent in 2011-12: PM


January 8th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 8 (IANS) Despite turbulence in developed economies, India's gross domestic product (GDP) will grow by 7 percent in the current fiscal and is geared to return to ... Read more...

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Train to real India: On road to entrepreneurship


January 8th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) One train, 450 youngsters, 15 days, 7,000 km and 13 stops. Overwhelming as the journey sounds, it proved life-changing for those who undertook it, exploring ... Read more...

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Court defers taking cognizance of NIA’s 26/11 charge sheet (Lead)


January 7th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday deferred to Jan 21 taking cognizance of the charge sheet filed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) against Pakistani American David ... Read more...

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Russian opposition needs two years to challenge Putin


January 7th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The opposition in Russia will only be able to put forward a presidential candidate popular enough to challenge Vladimir Putin "in one and half or ... Read more...

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Court defers taking cognizance of NIA’s 26/11 charge sheet


January 7th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday deferred to Jan 21 taking cognizance of the charge sheet filed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) against Pakistani American David ... Read more...

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Gurgaon firm’s Rs.50 lakh mysteriously lands in vendor’s account


January 5th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Jan 5 (IANS) The bank account of a vegetable vendor in Kolkata was frozen after the mysterious transfer of nearly Rs.50 lakh from a Gurgaon-based firm, police said Thursday.The ... Read more...

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Food inflation dips to -3.36 percent; RBI may cut rates (Roundup)


January 5th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) India's annual food inflation slipped into the negative for the first time in at least six years, official data showed Thursday as prices of ... Read more...

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Food inflation dips to -3.36 percent (Second lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) India's annual food inflation slipped into the negative for the first time in at least six years, official data showed Thursday as prices of ... Read more...

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Food inflation dips to low of minus 3.36 percent (Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) India's annual food inflation slipped into negative for the first time in "recent memory" as prices of vegetables, onions and potatoes fell sharply, official ... Read more...

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Food inflation dips to two-year low


January 5th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) India's annual food inflation slipped into negative for the first time in "recent memory" as prices of vegetables, onions and potatoes fell sharply, official ... Read more...

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Poll panel blocks 400 government jobs in Goa


January 5th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 5 (IANS) The Election Commission of India (ECI) has declared as "null and void" over 400 jobs six Goa government departments recently awarded as the appointments violated ... Read more...

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Ajay Singh Chautala seeks quashing of corruption charges, trial


January 3rd, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) leader Ajay Singh Chautala Tuesday approached the Delhi High Court for quashing of the charges and trial against him for ... Read more...

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Ricky Martin to marry boyfriend Jan 28


January 3rd, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, Jan 3 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican singer Ricky Martin and his boyfriend Carlos Gonzalez will marry Jan 28 in New York.New York had in June last year approved marriage ... Read more...

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Iran test fires more missiles


January 2nd, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 2 (IANS) Iran test-fired more homemade missiles on the last day Monday of its 10-day naval exercise in the Strait of Hormuz, the state media reported.The advanced long-range ... Read more...

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Iran test-fires new missiles


January 1st, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 1 (IANS) Iran Sunday successfully test-fired its new surface-to-air missiles during an naval exercise in the Strait of Hormuz, the official media reported.The 10-day exercise, dubbed Velayat 90, ... Read more...

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Iran denies launching missile in Persian Gulf


January 1st, 2012 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A high-ranking Iranian Navy official has denied the country test-launched a wide-range missile during ongoing sea exercises in the Persian Gulf, saying that the launch ... Read more...

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Italian thieves return Christmas toys, say sorry


December 30th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 30 (IANS/AKI) Thieves who ripped off a man dressed as Santa Claus in the Italian capital have returned a bag of toys with a note saying "sorry".Businessman Giorgio ... Read more...

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Thieves who ripped off Santa return toys


December 30th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 30 (IANS/AKI) Thieves who ripped off Santa Claus have returned the bag of toys with a note saying "sorry". Businessman Giorgio Abbruzese dressed as Santa Dec 24 was ... Read more...

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Rs.5 crore cash seized in poll-bound Punjab


December 29th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 29 (IANS) Authorities in Punjab have recovered over Rs.5 crore (Rs.50 million) of unaccounted money in cash from various places in election-bound Punjab this week, a senior election ... Read more...

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2G: Sanjay Chandra withdraws plea to go abroad (Lead)


December 26th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Unitech's Sanjay Chandra, an accused in the 2G spectrum allocation case who got bail Nov 23, Monday withdrew his application from the Delhi High Court ... Read more...

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Santa in sand, courtesy Odisha artist (With Image)


December 25th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Puri (Odisha), Dec 25 (IANS) Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has created a 35-ft-high sand image of a huge Santa Claus on a beach here on the occasion of Christmas and ... Read more...

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