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Tripura legislator accused of faking caste certificate


August 9th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 9 (IANS) The opposition Congress in Tripura Thursday demanded arrest and removal from the membership of the state assembly of ruling Left Front legislator Partha Das who, they ... Read more...

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Freedom, bondage hand-in-hand for Kashmiri designer (With Images)


August 4th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) There is beauty as well as violence in the Kashmir Valley. The stark contrast in atmosphere led designer Sajid Dhar to reflect the pain, ... Read more...

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PM condoles Dhar’s death


July 20th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday condoled the death of economist P.N. Dhar, calling him "a public servant of the highest pedigree who embodied the ... Read more...

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SC curbs on NIA questioning Sadhvi Pragya (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday restrained the NIA from interrogating Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur in connection with the 2007 murder of Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh activist Sunil ... Read more...

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Tripura Congress, CPI-M trade charges of wooing militants


June 27th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 27 (IANS) With assembly polls in Tripura drawing closer, the ruling Left Front and opposition Congress are accusing each other of using militants to sway votes.Leaders of ... Read more...

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‘Congress, INPT conspiring to oust Left in Tripura’


June 25th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 25 (IANS) Leaders of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) claimed here Monday that separatist outfits, aided by a section of opposition leaders, were conspiring to oust the ... Read more...

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Shutdown cripples life in Tripura


May 31st, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 31 (IANS) The 12-hour shutdown called by the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) and its allies in the ruling Left Front to protest hike in petrol prices ... Read more...

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Petrol price hike: Left calls for strike in Tripura


May 27th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 27 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)-led ruling Left Front in Tripura has called for a 12-hour shutdown in the state Thursday to protest the petrol price ... Read more...

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‘Kahaani’ to be remade in Tamil, Telugu


May 16th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Vidya Balan-starrer "Kahaani" is set to be remade in Tamil and Telugu. The TV production company Endemol India, now set to foray into movie making ... Read more...

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Tripura CPM sees ploy behind American festival


May 2nd, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 2 (IANS) The US consulate holding an educational festival without the Tripura government's permission has alarmed the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)."Without taking prior approval, how can ... Read more...

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Malegaon blast: Purohit’s custodial interrogation put off


March 21st, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday extended its interim order staying the Bombay High Court verdict permitting custodial interrogation by the NIA of Malegaon bomb blast accused ... Read more...

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Field trials of upgraded Bofors gun in January 2013


March 20th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 20 (IANS) An upgraded version of the 155mm Bofors gun, the Indian Army's most potent artillery weapon, will be ready for field trials in January 2013, a top ... Read more...

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Activists urge India to vote against Sri Lanka


March 19th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) A group of Indian activists has urged the government to vote in Geneva in favour of a US-backed resolution attacking Sri Lanka over "war crimes"."While ... Read more...

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Sunidhi and I are getting married in April: Hitesh Sonik


March 14th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Shy, reserved and hugely talented musician Hitesh Sonik has revealed that he will be marrying singer Sunidhi Chauhan next month."First I was her fan. Now, I ... Read more...

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Rhea Kapoor to adapt book again for ‘Herogiri’


March 10th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) It seems Rhea Kapoor is in love with books. After presenting a modern adaptation of the classic novel "Emma" through her debut film "Aisha", the ... Read more...

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Anjum to lead Indian women’s team in home series against Australia


March 5th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Veteran batswoman Anjum Chopra will lead the Indian women's cricket team in the home series against Australia beginning March 12.India and Australia are scheduled to ... Read more...

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Code Red: Of emotional vampires and Bollywood musings


February 26th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Move over Dracula and "kaala shaitan" - a new vampire is set to step into Bollywood. Director Satish Kaushik has bought the rights of ... Read more...

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Kolkata rape: Police custody for three accused till March 3


February 19th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) Three people arrested for gangraping a 37-year-old Anglo-Indian woman in a moving car here earlier this month have been sent to police custody till March 3 ... Read more...

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Communist movement won’t fail in India: Prakash Karat


January 29th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 29 (IANS) The Communist movement in India will not fall back despite attacks and conspiracies. Its fight against the social exploitation of Dalits, tribals, the poor and others ... Read more...

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CPI-M fumes at denial of site in Agartala for rally


January 28th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 28 (IANS) Tripura's ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday hit out at the union home ministry for its refusal to let them hold a party rally ... Read more...

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Ban on junk food ads cuts consumption


January 23rd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 23 (IANS) Banning ads that promote junk foods among children is likely to cut down their consumption, says a study based on an experiment in a Canadian ... Read more...

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CPI-M expels 570 cadres in Tripura


January 15th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 15 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) has expelled over 570 leaders and cadres in Tripura as part of its rectification move while over 8,000 party members ... Read more...

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North top, Central second in women’s national cricket


December 7th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) Central Zone beat West Zone by 139 runs to finish second behind North Zone in the women's national limited overs cricket championship that concluded here Wednesday.North ... Read more...

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AIFF not to release Dempo’s players for I-league derby


December 3rd, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has refused to give in to Dempo's demand for releasing seven players from the national team for their home ... Read more...

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Tourists feel cheated on Taj lighting event


November 13th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Nov 13 (IANS) Scores of foreign tourists felt cheated when the Taj Mahal did not don a blue hue Sunday evening, as projected by managers of a diabetes awareness ... Read more...

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Will the Taj turn blue tonight?


November 13th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Nov 13 (IANS) While many historical buildings across India will sport a blue look to support a campaign for creating awareness about diabetes Sunday evening, uncertainty about permission to ... Read more...

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Obama lights diya to celebrate Diwali at White House


October 29th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 29 (IANS) Highlighting the universal message of Diwali of "victory of light over darkness, hope over despair", US President Barack Obama lit a traditional diya to celebrate ... Read more...

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Is Smita’s ghost haunting Prateik?


October 15th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) If you don't believe in ghosts, then this is not the story for you. There's an eerie story secretly doing the rounds among the cast and ... Read more...

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PM must come under Lokpal: Tripura chief minister


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 23 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar Tuesday asserted that the prime minister must be included within the ambit of the proposed Lokpal bill."Prime minister must be included ... Read more...

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Teachers’ jobs scam: Court paves way for Chautala’s trial


July 28th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) A Delhi court has farmed charges against former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala, his son Ajay and 59 others, and paved the way for ... Read more...

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70 rioting prisoners surrender


July 17th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) At least 70 prisoners in a Pakistani jail have surrendered, a day after they went on a rampage to block their shifting to other prisons, Geo ... Read more...

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Parties call for 12-hour Tripura shutdown Wednesday


July 12th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 12 (IANS) Tripura's ruling Left Front as well as opposition Congress Tuesday called for a 12-hour shutdown in the state Wednesday following a series of clashes between ... Read more...

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Student killed in scuffle in Bengal


July 6th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) A Class 11 student was killed after he hurt his head during a brawl with a classmate within the school premises in West Bengal's South 24 ... Read more...

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Iconic Left leader’s body cremated in Tripura


June 9th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 8 (IANS) Iconic communist leader Baidyanath Majumder was cremated Wednesday evening at his ancestral home town Kailashahar in north Tripura as thousands of people from all walks ... Read more...

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Tripura announces holiday to mourn Left leader


June 7th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 7 (IANS) The Tripura government declared a holiday Tuesday in the memory of veteran communist leader Baidyanath Majumder, who died earlier in the day, officials said here.He would ... Read more...

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