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House spoke as one on northeast issue: Meira Kumar


August 17th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) To loud thumping of desks from the benches, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Friday got up to say that the "serious and sensitive" discussion ... Read more...

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Ramdev ends fast with chants of ‘Congress hatao’, targets PM (Roundup)


August 14th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Raising the political temperature, yoga guru Baba Ramdev Tuesday accused Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of shielding the corrupt and asked people not to vote ... Read more...

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BJP to hold protest rallies in Rajasthan on Aug 11


August 9th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's Rajasthan unit would hold protest rallies all over the state Aug 11 highlighting the drawbacks of the state's Congress government, including ... Read more...

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Now, Ramdev caps, bands a hit at Ramlila ground


August 9th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Picking from the popularity of caps at Anna Hazare's agitations, vendors here have come up with merchandise on Baba Ramdev that sold like hot ... Read more...

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Rajesh Khanna movies hit online, ‘Aradhana’ most popular


August 7th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Rajesh Khanna's classic movies "Aradhana" and "Haathi Mere Saathi" emerged as the late superstar's most popular films among online users during the month of July, ... Read more...

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Bollywood’s first macho man Dara Singh’s filmography


July 12th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Actor-wrestler Dara Singh, who died Thursday morning after a brief illness, made his debut with R.C. Talwar's "Sangdil" in 1952. In the 1960s and 1970s, he ... Read more...

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Revisit traditional Punjabi music at capital fest


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) A 'Festival of Traditional Music of Punjab', which kicked off here Tuesday, is set to treat music fanatics to the cultural heritage of the state.The two-day ... Read more...

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Truck mows down two women in Delhi


April 27th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Two elderly women were killed while one person suffered minor injuries Friday when a speeding truck rammed into an auto rickshaw in the national capital, ... Read more...

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Dhanush thought I’ll overshadow him: Rakhi Sawant


April 17th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Controversy queen Rakhi Sawant, who is said to be upset with southern star Dhanush for cancelling a performance with her at the last minute, says the ... Read more...

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High court’s interim relief for banned quarter-milers


March 30th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court in an interim order Friday directed the central government to immediately allow the four banned quarter-milers preparing for the 2012 London ... Read more...

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SAI official in trouble for allowing banned athletes to train


March 26th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The inquiry committee, set-up by Sports Minister Ajay Maken to go into the circumstances in which athletes undergoing a doping ban were allowed to train ... Read more...

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SAI refuses to pay for national soccer team’s Dubai tour


February 15th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The Indian football squad's tour to Dubai for the AFC Challenge Cup, a qualifying tournament for 2015 Asian Cup, has run into an unexpected last-minute ... Read more...

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Bhushan attacks government’s ‘non-populist’ policies


December 11th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan Sunday launched a scathing attack on the government's "non-populist" policies, saying India had fallen behind countries like Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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WSH organisers want government to mediate with HI


December 10th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The organisers of the World Series Hockey (WSH) seem to be looking up to the Union sports ministry to broker peace between them and Hockey ... Read more...

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Jai Kalra in identity crisis


December 9th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Jai Kalra has ended up recieving more fame through his small screen stint as Vikran Shergill of "Bade Acche Lagte Hain" than he got through ... Read more...

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Control of Bollywood ‘big budget’ films needed: Vikram Gokhale


November 29th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 29 (IANS) Stressing the need for controlling spending on mega-budget films, veteran actor Vikram Gokhale Tuesday said he had been discussing the issue with Maharashtra Chief Minister ... Read more...

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‘Left lost, but movement unbeaten in Bengal’


November 14th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 14 (IANS) Though the Communists were routed in the April-May West Bengal assembly polls, the Left movement has remained unbeaten in its stronghold, a leader said here Monday."A ... Read more...

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CBI witnesses’ statements made court frame 2G charges


October 23rd, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) A special court here considered the statements of witnesses presented by the CBI while framing charges against former communications minister A. Raja and 16 others ... Read more...

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Khadi, Gandhi topis at James Ferreira’s show


October 12th, 2011 - 3:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Having made the models dance on popular item song "Sheila ki jawaani" last time, designer James Ferreira this time chose patriotic songs at the Wills ... Read more...

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CPI-M admits failures at all levels in Bengal


October 5th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 5 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday admitted it had failed to read the mood of the people, who voted it out to end its 34-year ... Read more...

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Shimla shops shut to support Anna


August 24th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 24 (IANS) More than 6,000 shopkeepers in the Himachal Pradesh capital Wednesday kept their shops closed to express solidarity with fasting social activist Anna Hazare."We have decided to ... Read more...

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Indian Americans rally in Hazare’s support


August 22nd, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) Thousands of Indian Americans across US have come out in support of social activist Anna Hazare's crusade against corruption in India with rallies, parades, sit-in ... Read more...

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Anna personality cult should be avoided: Prashant Bhushan (Interview)


August 21st, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) For thousands of people thronging the Ramlila Ground, many hopes rest on one man: Anna Hazare. But Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan feels "personification" ... Read more...

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In rain, sea of supporters follow Anna Hazare through Delhi


August 19th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The national capital was Friday gripped by the phenomenon called Anna Hazare. From the moment he stepped out of Tihar Jail in west Delhi till ... Read more...

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Echoes of ‘Rang de basanti’ at Azad Maidan


August 16th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) A huge crowd, including singer-composer Vishal Dadlani, sang "Yeh desh hai veer jawaano ka" and "Rang de basanti", while others shouted slogans like "Vande Mataram" and ... Read more...

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‘Dharampatni’ not about Gandhiji: Harshad Chopra


August 3rd, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Popular TV actor Harshad Chopra, who plays the lead role in forthcoming show "Dharampatni", admits that his character, Mohan Galla, has "slight inspiration" from ... Read more...

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SAI to monitor athletes’ performance


July 7th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Sports Authority of India (SAI) is planning to form a regulatory body to monitor the sudden rise in the performance of athletes and whether ... Read more...

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SAI suspends athletics coach, showcauses second at NIS (Lead)


July 7th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) In the wake of eight athletes failing dope test, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) Thursday suspended R.S.Sidhu and showcaused Ramesh Nagapuri, who were ... Read more...

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SAI notice to coaches, doctor at NIS Patiala


July 7th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Sports Authority of India (SAI) Thursday issued a showcause notice to two athletics coaches and a doctor at the National Institute of Sports (NIS) ... Read more...

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Doping scandal: Ukrainian coach sacked, minister orders probe (Lead)


July 5th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Stung by the sudden spurt in doping cases, Sports Minister Ajay Maken Tuesday announced the sacking of Ukranian coach Yuri Ogorobonik, who trained six of ... Read more...

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Foreign athletics coach sacked, doping scandal to be probed


July 5th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken Tuesday announced the sacking of Ukranian athletics coach Yuri Ogorobonik after the sudden spurt in dope cases and also initiated a ... Read more...

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Michael Nobbs is India’s hockey coach till 2016 Olympics (Lead)


June 29th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Australian Michael Jack Nobbs is the new Indian hockey coach and his tenure lasts till the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.Nobbs pipped renowned coach Roelant ... Read more...

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‘New hockey coach’s tenure will be till 2016 Olympics’


June 28th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) India's new hockey coach will have a five-year tenure till the 2016 Olympics, the longest run given to any coach, an official said. Three short-listed ... Read more...

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Sushma Swaraj hits back at Congress on Rajghat dance (Lead)


June 7th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj Tuesday hit back at the Congress for terming her party "nachia (dancer)" over her dancing at Rajghat ... Read more...

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Supporters celebrate Holi as Hazare ends his fast (Lead)


April 9th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Several supporters of activist Anna Hazare played Holi for the second time this year as they smeared gulal on each other and danced to drum ... Read more...

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