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Agra inner ring road project to be restarted


August 29th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 29 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday announced that decks have been cleared to restart the bidding for the 30-km inner ring road project in the Taj city ... Read more...

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Delhi gets centre’s nod to regularise 917 colonies


August 28th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The union urban development ministry Monday cleared the decks for the Delhi government to regularise 917 unauthorised colonies."We have got the approval from the government ... Read more...

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Bihar clears Ganga Expressway Project


August 8th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 8 (IANS) The Bihar government has approved the much awaited Ganga Expressway project along the banks of the Ganga in Patna modelled on Mumbai's Marine Drive."The cabinet late ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi must stick to his policy pillars (Comment)


July 22nd, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Now that Pranab Mukherjee has been "kicked upstairs", the Congress party has cleared the way for Rahul Gandhi to be responsible for a larger role in the party and ... Read more...

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SC permits online counselling for undergraduate medical students (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday permitted the union health ministry to undertake online counselling for students seeking admission to undergraduate medical courses against 15 percent ... Read more...

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SC permits online counselling for undergraduate medical courses


June 7th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday permitted the union health ministry to undertake online counselling for admission of students to undergraduate medical courses for 15 percent central ... Read more...

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Oregon man is converting a 727 Jet Into a dream home


June 4th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oregon, June 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Plane enthusiast Bruce Campbell is now converting an out-of-service grounded Boeing 727-200 aircraft into his dream home in Oregon’s forest. Campbell claims that he loves living in ... Read more...

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China to allow non-animal test for cosmetics


May 10th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) Decks have been cleared in China for using non-animal test methods for cosmetics ingredients, thanks to the support from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals ... Read more...

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Prince Harry wants to be reggae DJ?


May 8th, 2012 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
London, May 8 (IANS) Prince Harry wants to become a reggae music DJ and eventually to show off his skills at parties, say his friends.The 27-year-old royal has been inspired ... Read more...

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Decks cleared for fifth edition of Mammootty film


April 20th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 20 (IANS) Decks have been cleared for the fifth edition of the blockbuster Mammootty film "Oru CBI Dairy kurippu", a rarity in the Malayalam film industry, according to ... Read more...

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Apex court clears decks for teachers’ recruitment in Assam


February 8th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday set aside an Assam High Court order thus paving the way for the recruitment of more than 82,000 elementary school teachers ... Read more...

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It’s break time for Michael Fassbender


September 19th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Actor Michael Fassbender has decided to take a year-long break from acting because he doesn't want people to get bored of him."I have been working intensely ... Read more...

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DD to have 150 channels on DTH platform by year-end


September 12th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sept 12 (IANS) Doordarshan, India's public broadcaster, is poised for a major expansion, with the Prasar Bharati Board clearing the decks for 150 channels on its direct-to-home (DTH) ... Read more...

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Lily Allen hires 12-year-old DJ for wedding


June 8th, 2011 - 7:42 am ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) Singer Lily Allen, who is set to tie the knot with builder Sam Cooper Saturday, has hired 12-year-old DJ Ted Lavender to perform at her wedding.The ... Read more...

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Tom Cruise’s son turns DJ


May 26th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 26 (IANS) Actors Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman's son Connor Antony is set to launch his career as a DJ.The 16-year-old forayed into Hollywood in 2008 ... Read more...

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Decks cleared for “Dum Maaro Dum” release


April 18th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 18 (IANS) The Panaji bench of the Bombay High Court Monday disposed of a petition seeking ban on the release of film "Dum Maaro Dum" after ... Read more...

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Land acquired for four-laning of Kashmir highway


March 13th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 13 (IANS) Decks have been cleared for the four-laning of Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, the only road link between Kashmir Valley and the rest of India, with the state ... Read more...

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Decks cleared for panchayat polls in Kashmir: Minister


January 29th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 29 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Saturday said decks have been cleared for holding panchayat elections in the state.The announcement came after a meeting of the cabinet sub-committee, headed ... Read more...

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CVC Thomas to face trial in palm oil corruption case


January 11th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The trial of Chief Vigilance Commissioner P.J. Thomas in the palm oil import corruption case will continue, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.The decks were cleared after the ... Read more...

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Decks cleared for Dewani’s extradition to SA over wife’s murder conspiracy


December 25th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, Dec 25 (ANI): Extradition papers of Shrien Dewani, the Brit-Indian millionaire whose wife was murdered during their honeymoon in Cape Town last month, have reportedly been processed by the South ... Read more...

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Decks cleared for India-EU trade accord (Lead)


December 9th, 2010 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Brussels, Dec 9 (IANS) Indian and European negotiators have "cleared" the decks for finalising a key free trade agreement (FTA) that is expected to give a fillip to the ... Read more...

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Decks cleared for India-EU trade accord


December 9th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Brussels, Dec 9 (IANS) India and European Union negotiators have "cleared the decks" for finalising a key free trade agreement that is expected to give a fillip to the ... Read more...

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Like humans, fish feel pain too


December 7th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): A new book by Penn State professor Victoria Braithwaite has suggested that fish, like most other organisms, are capable of experiencing pain and that humans can cause fish ... Read more...

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Delhi decks up for Diwali, shoppers throng markets


November 4th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) With just a day to go for the festival of lights, the capital's citizens were busy Thursday with last minute shopping for sweets and sparklers.Thousands of people ... Read more...

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Gujarat gets notice on plea to change Gulberg Society case judge


October 26th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday issued a notice to the Gujarat government on a petition seeking change of the judge conducting the 2002 Gulberg Society massacre case ... Read more...

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Now, play ‘poker with Anna Chapman’ on your iPhone


October 20th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 20 (ANI): Sexy Russian spy Anna Chapman is all set to launch an iPhone application in which she will challenge the player to a hand of poker.Packing a ... Read more...

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Murder case against Salem: Apex court paves way for verdict


October 5th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday cleared the decks for the pronouncement of verdict by the designated Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act (TADA) court in the ... Read more...

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Gujarat court clears decks for Nirma cement plant


September 27th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 27 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Monday dismissed a review petition filed by villagers opposing acquisition of land for the Nirma Cement plant in Bhavnagar district. In a judgment pronounced ... Read more...

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615 tour operators get court nod for handling Haj pilgrims


September 21st, 2010 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday upheld the central government's Haj policy for the year 2010 thereby clearing the way for 615 private operators to take pilgrims to Jeddah ... Read more...

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Apex court clears decks for Uttar Pradesh panchayat polls


September 21st, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday cleared the decks for the holding of panchayat elections in Uttar Pradesh with seat reservation for marginalised sections based on the 2001 census. The ... Read more...

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Mark Ronson says he doesn’t know about Amy’s Twitter outburst


September 21st, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 21 (ANI): Mark Ronson has claimed that he has no idea of Amy Winehouse's Twitter outburst, where she slammed him for implying he masterminded every track on 'Back To ... Read more...

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Shruti Haasan walks LFW runway in tarot card inspired sari


September 20th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Actress Shruti Haasan, daughter of veteran actor Kamal Haasan, walked the ramp at the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week for designer Puneet Nanda in an outfit from his tarot ... Read more...

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Jay-Z throws big b-day bash for wife Beyonce


September 8th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 8 (ANI): Beyonce Knowles' hubby Jay-Z threw an intimate party to celebrate his wife's 29th birthday.He took over nightlife im presario Scott Sartiano's and Richie Akiva's about-to-open Chelsea ... Read more...

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Tension rises around PDP campus in Kerala


August 14th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kollam (Kerala), Aug 14 (IANS) Tension grew around the sprawling residence-cum-headquarters of People's Democratic Party (PDP) chief Abdul Nazir Maudany, accused in the 2008 Bangalore bombings, as party supporters flocked to the ... Read more...

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Titanic bouncy castle with inflatable icebergs branded a ‘bouncy graveyard’


July 1st, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): A castle designed in the shape of the ill-fated ship Titanic has been called as a "bouncy graveyard" by critics at a toy trade fare.The 40ft high slide ... Read more...

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