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Police to question 10 Maruti union leaders for a week


August 2nd, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 2 (IANS) Ten Maruti Suzuki union leaders were Thursday sent to police custody for seven days by a court here for their alleged role in the July 18 ... Read more...

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2000 Sydney Olympics: Controversies affect India’s chances (Sports Special)


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
For the umpteenth time, the Indian hockey team's preparations for the Olympics were hampered by the usual quota of controversies and uncertainties. After the poor finish at the 1996 Atlanta Games, ... Read more...

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Cleaning exercise begins at Maruti factory


July 21st, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 21 (IANS) An exercise to clear the Maruti Suzuki factory of debris and charred remains of items began in Manesar Saturday, three days after workers indulged in ... Read more...

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Fast from Sunday: Air India pilots to go the Anna way


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) After 47 days of strike that caused Air India a revenue loss of about Rs.520 crore, the pilots would now emulate Anna Hazare to ... Read more...

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Punjab to link all cities with highways


April 23rd, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 23 (IANS) All major cities in Punjab will be linked with four and six-laned highways at a cost of Rs.8,528 crore, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal said ... Read more...

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New Punjab assembly a ‘crorepati’ club


March 11th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 11 (IANS) When the newly-elected Punjab assembly meets for the first time later this month, it will look more like a millionaires club than a legislature. The ... Read more...

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Now Preity shoots at Eiffel Tower (Movie Snippets)


February 29th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 29 (IANS) Preity Zinta, who has been busy working on her debut co-production "Ishq In Paris" in the French capital, was delighted to shoot at the iconic Eiffel ... Read more...

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Before V-Day, it’s salon visit for women


February 13th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Nupur Sharma is 20 and wants to celebrate the Valentine's Day in a nice pub at Pitampura. But to look stunning on the special night, ... Read more...

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US comedian Jay Leno sued over Golden Temple joke


January 26th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) An Indian American has filed a lawsuit in California suing US comedian Jay Leno for what he calls "racist" comments on the Golden Temple in Amritsar.Leno ... Read more...

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From minister to loner? Aides desert Manpreet Badal (Punjab Newsletter)


December 24th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 24 (IANS) Just over a year ago, former Punjab finance minister Manpreet Badal was expelled from the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal owing to ideological differences with the top ... Read more...

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Students from Himachal school to visit NASA centres


November 13th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Nearly 60 students from a Himachal Pradesh school are scheduled to visit US space agency NASA's centres next month to study robotics and nuances involved ... Read more...

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Indian-American Sikh wins $295,000 for job denial


October 28th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) An Indian-American Sikh has won a six-year fight to be hired as a state correctional officer without having to shave off his beard as a condition ... Read more...

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Bharti Enterprises appoints new group CFO


October 19th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Bharti Enterprises Wednesday announced the appointment of Sarvjit Singh Dhillon as group chief financial officer (CFO) with effect from Jan 1, 2012.He will report to ... Read more...

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Himachal teacher donates national award money


September 5th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 5 (IANS) The principal of a residential school in Himachal Pradesh?s Chamba district donated to a relief fund the cash he got as part of the National ... Read more...

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Three African students held for soccer violence (Second Lead)


April 28th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, April 27 (IANS) Three African students of a university here who had brutally thrashed and killed a Mizo student during a football match were arrested Wednesday, police said."We had ... Read more...

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Harinath Reddy, group win ‘Chak Dhoom Dhoom…” reality show


March 21st, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) Harinath Reddy and his group from Orissa were late Sunday declared the winners of Colors TV's dance reality show "Chak Dhoom Dhoom Team Challenge".The dance troupe ... Read more...

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Disney buys Indian-American’s social networking site


February 26th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) Entertainment giant Walt Disney Co has acquired Togetherville, a social network for elementary school-age children founded by an Indian American, to strengthen its offerings in ... Read more...

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Promising Canada journey, Punjab couple duped siblings of Rs.2 mn


February 13th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Phagwara (Punjab), Feb 13 (IANS) A couple has been booked for duping two brothers of Rs.2 million (Rs.20 lakh) on the pretext of helping them settle in Canada, police said here Sunday.The ... Read more...

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Fans might find my ‘Patiala House’ look funny: Hard Kaur


January 30th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) Rapper and hip hop singer Hard Kaur, who makes her acting debut with the forthcoming movie "Patiala House", says her simple Indian look might amuse her fans ... Read more...

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Brit-Indian woman killed for daring to file divorce petition


October 19th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 19 (ANI): Geeta Aulakh, an Indian origin woman in the UK, was allegedly killed with a machete on the orders of her husband because she wanted a divorce, the ... Read more...

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Hubby, three others to face trial over Brit-Indian Geeta Aulakh’s mutilation murder


October 18th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 18(ANI): Four Brit-Indian men are due to face trial over charges of killing 32-year-old Geeta Aulakh in a knife attack.Geeta was found with fatal head injuries and her hand severed ... Read more...

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British team in Punjab to probe murder case


September 17th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Phagwara, Sep 17 (IANS) A special four-member team of the British police has come to this Punjab town to probe a nearly three-year-old murder of an Indian origin British woman, allegedly for ... Read more...

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Haryana not releasing water in Yamuna deliberately


September 10th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 10 (IANS) Haryana Friday denied it was deliberately releasing water into the Yamuna river, thus posing a flood threat in Delhi. "Hathni Kund is a barrage and not a dam. Therefore ... Read more...

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More Yamuna water headed towards Delhi


September 8th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 8 (IANS) More water is likely to reach the national capital through the Yamuna river in the coming days, the Haryana government alerted Delhi Wednesday, following heavy rains in the ... Read more...

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Indian pleads guilty to killing toddler in Australia


September 7th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sep 7 (IANS) An Indian national accused of killing three-year-old Gurshan Singh Channa pleaded guilty Tuesday to the crime in a court in Australia. Gursewak Dhillon, 23, appeared in Melbourne Magistrates Court ... Read more...

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Indian man pleads guilty to manslaughter of toddler Gurshan in Melbourne


September 7th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 7(ANI): A 23-year-old Indian man has pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of three-year-old toddler Gurshan Singh Channa, whose body was found near Melbourne Airport in March.Gursewak Dhillon, who shared a ... Read more...

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Visa glitches for India’s full bore shooting team


September 1st, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) India's full bore shooters, who have been practising with borrowed rifles, suffered a serious set-back Tuesday after their selection-cum-practice tour to England for the Oct ... Read more...

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Agreed amount will be given to Army: CWG organisers


August 27th, 2010 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Thursday stressed that the commitment made to the Army for its services during the Oct 3-14 Games will be fulfilled. "Whatever has been ... Read more...

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Fourth man charged over murder of Indian origin woman in UK


August 15th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 15 (ANI): British Police investigating the killing of an Indian origin woman, who was found with her hand chopped off in north-west London, have charged a fourth man with murder. ... Read more...

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Fourth man charged with Indian-origin woman’s murder


August 14th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) A fourth man has been charged with the murder of an Indian-origin woman, whose hand was cut off and who was left dying in a London suburban street. Geeta ... Read more...

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Haryana seeks liberal central grant for flood damage


July 19th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 19 (IANS) Haryana Monday urged the central government to grant liberal financial assistance and raise the compensation for the flood-affected people, especially farmers, in the state. The request was made by ... Read more...

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Haryana seeks financial assistance for flooded areas


July 19th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Ambala (Haryana)/Chandigarh, July 19 (ANI): The Haryana Government on Monday urged the Centre to grant liberal financial assistance and raise the norms and rates of compensation for the flood- affected people in ... Read more...

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IHF appoints national selection panel


July 13th, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) Tuesday announced a national selection panel and is now in direct confrontation with Hockey India (HI) on the selection of the Indian national ... Read more...

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Honour killings have no place in Canada: Minister


July 13th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 13 (IANS) After recent incidents of alleged honour killings in the Indian and Pakistani communities here, the Canadian minister for women affairs Monday warned that these gruesome acts ... Read more...

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Haryana pegs flood loss at Rs.650 crore


July 9th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 9 (IANS) The four days of flood fury in three districts of Haryana this week have caused a loss of Rs.650 crore, officials said here Friday. Financial Commissioner and Principal Secretary, ... Read more...

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