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Don’t play with fire, Mamata warns opponents


August 28th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday warned her detractors and opponents not to play with fire by fomenting riots in the state.Addressing the foundation ... Read more...

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Take up national role, Medha Patekar urges Achuthanandan


July 15th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 15 (IANS) Veteran Kerala CPI-M leader V.S. Achuthanandan who has been reportedly sidelined in his party has found support in social activist Medha Patekar, who wants him to ... Read more...

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YSR Congress cries conspiracy over Jagan’s arrest


July 5th, 2012 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) YSR Congress chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's mother Y.S. Vijayamma Wednesday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here to allege that there was a conspiracy against ... Read more...

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Emraan open to item songs, says he’ll do it differently


June 12th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) Emraan Hashmi says he is all ready to do an item number, but it has to be different from the rest."The conventional item numbers are very ... Read more...

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BJP’s internecine war bogs it down


June 3rd, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) seems to be at war -- with itself.With the next Lok Sabha elections only two years away, the country's ... Read more...

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RSS mouthpiece slams Modi


June 2nd, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Close on the heals of veteran Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K.Advani slamming the feuding factions within the party, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has ... Read more...

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Bolt answers critics with world-leading time


June 1st, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 1 (IANS/CMC) Reigning Olympic double sprint champion Usain Bolt silenced his detractors, storming to a world-leading 9.76 seconds to win the 100 metres at the Rome Diamond League here.Questions ... Read more...

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Mamata hits out against ‘vested interests’, ‘influential media’ (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 21 (IANS) Claiming that her government was being constantly pressurised to change its stand on many issues, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has accused "vested interests" ... Read more...

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Vested interests running malicious campaign: Mamata


May 21st, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 21 (IANS) Lashing out at her detractors, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has alleged that her government has been subjected to "relentless and baseless malice" and ... Read more...

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Munda licks wounds after BJP defeat


May 4th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 4 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Friday counted the political consequences after party colleague S.S. Ahluwalia lost the Rajya Sabha election.Munda, who heads the Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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At Birla marriage anniversary, Mamata talks business


April 29th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) In a bid to send the right signals to the business community, deterred from investing due to the West Bengal government's land and SEZ policies, ... Read more...

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I was victim of witch hunting: Ramjas College principal


April 4th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Saying he was a victim of witch hunting, the principal of Delhi University's Ramjas College is feeling vindicated after a court cleared his name in ... Read more...

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Khloe Kardashian is ‘obsessed’ with her husband


April 1st, 2012 - 8:52 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 1 (IANS) Khloe Kardashian has revealed that she and her husband Lamar Odom are more in love than ever before having lived two and a half years ... Read more...

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BEML head hits out at army for targeting Tatra trucks


March 30th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Stung by army headquarters' snide remarks again Tatra trucks, defence public sector BEML chief V.R.S. Natarajan Friday hit out at its detractors, saying he ... Read more...

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Turmoil in Andhra Congress, minister quits over poll defeat (Lead)


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's ruling Congress was in turmoil Thursday following its defeat in assembly by-elections with a senior cabinet minister sending his resignation to party's ... Read more...

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Kalmadi to stay away from IOA, Malhotra acting chief


March 2nd, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) It will be status quo at the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) after its Executive Board's decision Friday to allow its chief Suresh Kalmadi to stay ... Read more...

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Ahead of Gadkari visit, Karnataka BJP infighting intensifies


February 22nd, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 22 (IANS) Factional fighting in Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party intensified Wednesday ahead of party president Nitin Gadkari's arrival Thursday for a pep talk to partymen over ... Read more...

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Ian Chappell says Lara better than Ponting and Tendulkar


January 31st, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 31 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ian Chappell rates Brian Lara as a superior batsman to the resurgent Ricky Ponting and little master Sachin Tendulkar.Chappell says Lara's ability ... Read more...

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Won’t be retiring at the end of this Test: Ponting


January 24th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 24 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting Tuesday sent out a strong message to his detractors with his 41st Test century and said he won't be retiring after ... Read more...

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Don’t feel the need to pass the baton on: Hussey


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 22 (IANS) Australia's veteran middle-order batsman Mike Hussey doesn't feel the responsibility to pass the baton on and said youngsters must earn their place in the side.The 36-year-old, ... Read more...

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Australian media accuses Sehwag of creating rift in team


January 10th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 10 (IANS) The Australian media accused senior batsman Virender Sehwag of creating a rift in the Indian team, which is reeling under the stress of two embarrassing ... Read more...

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Pizza, cappuccino prices in Italy doubled with euro


December 30th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, Dec 30 (IANS/AKI) The price for a pizza in Milan has doubled during the ten years since they gave up the lira for the euro currency. A cappuccino also ... Read more...

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India let Australia off the hook (Roundup)


December 26th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 26 (IANS) India let Australia off the hook and allowed them to end the first day in the first Test at 277 for six in the first innings ... Read more...

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Yadav picks up three; Cowan, Ponting 50s take Australia to 170/3 (Second Lead)


December 26th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 26 (IANS) Indian pacer Umesh Yadav picked up three wickets but impressive half-centuries by debutant Ed Cowan and an under-pressure Ricky Ponting took Australia to 170 for three ... Read more...

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I always give 100 percent be it country or club: Clifford


December 6th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) India mid-fielder Clifford Miranda Tuesday hit-back at his critics, saying he always gives his 100 percent while playing for the country or club Dempo. Miranda ... Read more...

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‘Rockstar’ fails to pull heartstrings, but Ranbir wows (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ** 1/2)


November 11th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Rockstar"; Cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Nargis Fakri and Moufid Aziz; Director: Imtiaz Ali; Rating: ** 1/2Here is a film made on the life of a rockstar whose tryst with destiny ... Read more...

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N-plant opponents demand MP’s resignation


November 9th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 9 (IANS) A group of protesters opposing the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu Wednesday demanded the resignation of Congress MP representing Tirunelveli constituency S.S. Ramasubbu ... Read more...

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Prescriptions from enfant terrible of infrastructure policy (IANS Book Review)


October 31st, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Book: "Infrastructure at the Crossroads: The Challenge of Governance (OUP)"; Author: Gajendra Haldea; Publisher: Oxford University Press; Pages: 232; Price: Rs.575 If a man's impact is judged by the number of his ... Read more...

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Brilliant Gayle century spearheads Jamaica win


October 23rd, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Goeorgetown (Guyana), Oct 23 (IANS/CMC) Discarded West Indies opener Chris Gayle sent the sternest of messages to his detractors by plundering a brilliant century to propel Jamaica to a convincing 134-run ... Read more...

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No public discussion on letter to Sonia: Congress


October 21st, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Congress Friday refused to comment on the letter by party candidate from Hisar Jai Prakash to party president Sonia Gandhi blaming union minister ... Read more...

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Internal sabotage led to Hisar defeat: Haryana Congress


October 21st, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Stung by the electoral humiliation in the Hisar parliamentary by-election, Haryana's ruling Congress said Friday that internal sabotage had led to the defeat of its ... Read more...

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Modi fasts again, Congress dismissive


October 16th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dwaraka (Gujarat), Oct 16 (IANS) Continuing with his recent 'sadbhavana' (amity) mission, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi observed a day-long fast in this pilgrimage town Sunday to counter the ... Read more...

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30 people injured in Arunachal violence


October 11th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, Oct 11 (IANS) At least 30 people were injured and several vehicles set ablaze Tuesday in Arunachal Pradesh when members of a tribal group clashed with each other, prompting ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan justifies visit to ousted CPI-M leader


August 5th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 5 (IANS) Veteran Kerala CPI-M leader and former chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan Friday justified his visit to the man who was ousted from the party a few years ... Read more...

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Pakistan vows to protect its strategic, nuclear assets


July 15th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 15 (IANS) Expressing confidence in the operational readiness of its strategic weapons, Pakistan's National Command Authority (NCA) has vowed to pursue the policy of credible minimum deterrence.The ... Read more...

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