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NDA leaders call on Ramdev (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Ramdev's campaign against black money and corruption Monday drew support from BJP president Nitin Gadkari and Janata Dal-United leader Sharad Yadav who met the yoga ... Read more...

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Judge takes exception to surreptitious recording of 2G case


July 27th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Special Judge O.P. Saini, who is hearing the second generation (2G) telecom spectrum case, Friday took strong exception to the recording of proceedings in a ... Read more...

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PM starts UP campaign Friday


February 16th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will start his election campaign in Uttar Pradesh Friday with a public rally in Kanpur.Congress leader R.P. Tripathi said Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Civil society groups field four candidates in Goa polls


January 10th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 10 (IANS) Coming together, Goa's civil society groups have thrown their hat in the electoral ring, announcing four candidates for the March 3 assembly elections.The four will be ... Read more...

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India go down 1-2 to Guyana in football friendly


August 25th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Guyana defeated India 2-1 in an international football friendly at the National Stadium at Providence as part of the +ONE India Caribbean Tour.According to information ... Read more...

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Gianmarco releases new album


July 26th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Miami, July 26 (IANS/EFE) Peruvian singer-songwriter Gianmarco is returning to the market with his new album "Dias Nuevos", a personal effort in which the artist - who has worked ... Read more...

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Ramdev using fame for political agenda: Soni


June 9th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Taunting yoga guru Baba Ramdev for his anti-graft movement and hunger strike, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Thursday asked him not to use ... Read more...

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Bhardwaj, Yeddyurappa share dias; but still daggers drawn (Lead)


May 18th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 18 (IANS) Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj and Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Wednesday shared the dias, chatted and held hands in a show of amity, but the daggers ... Read more...

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Minister accuses NRI of defaming daughter on Facebook


April 28th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 27 (IANS) Goa's Public Works Department Minister Churchill Alemao Wednesday filed a police complaint alleging that a Britain-based NRI abused his daughter on social networking site ... Read more...

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Metro Man Sreedharan joins Anna Hazare’s campaign (Lead)


April 8th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Delhi Metro chief E. Sreedharan Friday pledged his support to Anna Hazare's campaign for a stringent anti-corruption law in the country."He has gone to meet ... Read more...

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Goa freedom fighters to revisit uprising against Portuguese


February 15th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 15 (IANS) Freedom fighters who fought for Goa's liberation from the Portuguese rule will this year visit the same villages which actively resisted the four-century old Luso regime. Speaking to ... Read more...

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Prithviraj Chavan denies insulting National Anthem


November 26th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Friday denied showing disrespect to the National Anthem by walking out when it was being played here Friday evening.An official spokesperson of ... Read more...

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‘Swagatam’, as children paint hennaed palms to Hariharan song


October 3rd, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) It was a warm welcome at the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony here Sunday as children, standing under white sheets, splashed colour and two pairs of hennaed palms ... Read more...

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Sharon Stone to attend Miss Italy final


August 18th, 2010 - 8:36 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 18 (IANS/AKI) Hollywood actress Sharon Stone will be the guest of honour at the final of the 2010 Miss Italy beauty contest to be held next month. The 52-year-old "Basic Instinct" ... Read more...

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Bail for British woman’s rapist


March 26th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 26 (IANS) A man, facing trial for raping a British woman, was granted conditional bail by a fast track court Friday. Lourenco Dias, 32, was required to pay Rs.25,000 and ... Read more...

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BSP’s Brahmin mascot Misra in new role


March 15th, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 15 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Monday said party general secretary Satish Chandra Misra was not going to be in the mainstream ... Read more...

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Patrick Swayze to be cremated Friday


September 16th, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16(IANS) Hollywood actor Patrick Swayze will be cremated Friday. The "Dirty Dancing" actor died Monday in Los Angeles after losing his battle with pancreatic cancer and his ashes will be spread ... Read more...

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India beat Syria to win Nehru Cup tournament


August 31st, 2009 - 11:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 31(ANI): Defending champion India beat Syria by 5-4 in a penalty shootout in a thrilling final match to win the ONGC Nehru Cup football tournament held at the Ambedkar ... Read more...

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Houghton delighted at India’s Nehru Cup performance


August 26th, 2009 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) India coach Bob Houghton was impressed with his team's 3-1 win over Sri Lanka in a crucial ONGC Nehru Cup football round robin game at the Amedkar ... Read more...

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India beat Sri Lanka 3-1 in Nehru Cup


August 26th, 2009 - 10:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 26 (ANI): India scored 3-1 win over Sri Lanka in their 3rd round match of the Nehru Cup 2009.The team kept the tempo up throughout the match and ... Read more...

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Indian footballers excited about Barcelona trip


June 24th, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Indian footballers are excited at the prospect of training at the famous Nou Camp in Barcelona next month. Scheduled to leave Thursday, the players are still uncertain about ... Read more...

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Houghton asks Indian footballers to target Swedish clubs


June 24th, 2009 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Coach Bob Houghton has persuaded Indian footballers to shift their focus from America's Major Soccer League (MLS) to Swedish league as it will present them with more ... Read more...

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FPAI organises lawyer-footballer interface on contract issues


April 14th, 2009 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) In a move aimed at educating footballers on the legal nuances of the contracts they sign with clubs, the Bhaichung Bhutia-led Football Players Association of India (FPAI) Monday ... Read more...

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Media persons face Mamata fury


April 1st, 2009 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 1 (IANS) Amid high drama, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Wednesday fretted and fumed at a section of the media during an election rally here and alleged that they were ... Read more...

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TALWALKARS’S TORRENT 20


March 17th, 2009 - 11:02 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
THE morning was a buzzing affair at the Talwalkar's bandra gym . It was an event to remember. The 20 gorgeous contestants were introduced at the spacious cardio area at the ... Read more...

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Government employee arrested for rape of British citizen last year


February 17th, 2009 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 17 (IANS) A state forest department employee has been arrested for the rape of a British national more than a year ago. The accused, Lawrence Dias, 26, a resident of Merces, ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan caught napping


November 5th, 2008 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 5 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan, who turned 85 last month, was caught napping on three occasions while he was briefing the media after the weekly cabinet meeting here ... Read more...

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AIFF asks East Bengal and Mahindra to sort out transfer issue


August 28th, 2008 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The players' status committee of the All India Football Federation (AIFF) Thursday asked East Bengal and Mahindra United to sort out the issues of transfer of Steven ... Read more...

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Bhaichung may be rested for crucial tie against Tajikistan


July 31st, 2008 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Hyderabad, July 31 (IANS) India's football captain Bhaichung Bhutia may be rested for the crucial tie against defending champions Tajikistan in the AFC Challenge Cup here Friday. Coach Bob Houghton ... Read more...

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India beat Pakistan, enter SAFF Cup semis


June 5th, 2008 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Male, June 5 (IANS) Holders India sailed into the semi-finals of the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Cup beating arch-rivals Pakistan 2-1 in their last Group A match at the National Stadium ... Read more...

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One killed, six injured during New Year revelry in Chennai


January 1st, 2008 - 7:20 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, Jan.1 (ANI): New Year revelry left at least one person dead and six others severely injured when a wooden makeshift dais that was built on a swimming pool for dancing in ... Read more...

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Congress wins Mormugao LS bypoll seat


November 14th, 2007 - 8:20 am ICT by admin
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Counting of votes for Mormugao LS bypoll begins


November 14th, 2007 - 8:19 am ICT by admin
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