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West Bengal comes to a halt due to shutdown, strike (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Life virtually came to a halt in West Bengal Thursday due to the Bharatiya Janata Party's shutdown call and the Left-sponsored general strike in the state.However, ... Read more...

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Shutdown cripples life in Odisha (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 20 (IANS) The opposition shutdown Thursday against the reforms rolled out by the central government crippled life in many parts of Odisha as passenger and commercial vehicles went ... Read more...

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West Bengal paralysed due to shutdown


September 20th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Life virtually came to a standstill in West Bengal Thursday due to the Bharatiya Janata Party's shutdown call and the Left-sponsored general strike in the state.Rail ... Read more...

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Shutdown cripples life in Odisha


September 20th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 20 (IANS) The opposition shutdown Thursday against the reforms rolled out by the central government crippled life in many parts of Odisha as passengers and commercials vehicles went ... Read more...

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Tibetan ‘Flame of Truth’ reaches Mumbai


September 18th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) The 'Flame of Truth' relay torch, launched by the Tibetan parliament-in-exile to support the cause of Tibetan independence from Chinese rule, reached here from Pune on ... Read more...

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One dead, many injured in Delhi violence (Roundup)


September 3rd, 2012 - 3:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) One person was killed and many people were injured here Sunday as police fired at a mob which went on a rampage after two men ... Read more...

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Mob sets police booth, many vehicles afire in Delhi (Second Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Angered over two people on a two-wheeler getting injured after police forcibly stopped them, a mob set a police booth, a DTC bus and many ... Read more...

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Sonia visits Jaipur areas devastated by heavy rains


August 30th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 30 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi arrived here Thursday and met people who were affected by heavy rains and are living in relief camps, officials ... Read more...

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Hindus join Muslims in celebrating Eid in Odisha


August 20th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 20 (IANS) It was a day of peace and brotherhood Monday as Hindus in many parts of Odisha joined in Eid celebrations across the state.Hindu families visited the ... Read more...

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Nikhil Tonk wants Shekhar-Adhyayan for Bhanwari Devi movie


August 20th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Nikhil Tonk is keen to cast father-son duo - Shekhar Suman and Adhyayan Suman - for his upcoming film, based on Bhanwari Devi murder."We have ... Read more...

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Court asks Delhi authorities to file ATR on water logging


August 1st, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the city government and the civic agencies to file the action taken report on steps taken by them to ... Read more...

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Mining, railways hit hard in Jharkhand due to power failure


July 31st, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 31 (IANS) Mining and railway services were hit hard in Jharkhand due to unprecedented tripping in the Eastern Grid Tuesday. Major mining companies - BCCL and CCL - ... Read more...

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Liu Xiang needs to run inside 12.95 for gold: coach


July 28th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Liu Xiang must run within 12.95 seconds to win the men's 110-metre hurdles at the London Olympics, his coach Sun Haiping said."It is difficult for him ... Read more...

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Nobbs looks at positives from dismal Euro tour


July 21st, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) India's chief hockey coach Michael Nobbs said Saturday that the team's poor performance during its European tour was just a learning process ahead of the 2012 ... Read more...

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10-year-old killed in celebratory firing (Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 17 (IANS) A 10-year-old boy died in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly city in celebratory firing by a supporter of a newly-elected civic agency chairman, police said Tuesday. The killer ... Read more...

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10-year-old shot dead in celebratory firing in UP


July 17th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 17 (IANS) A 10-year-old boy died in Bareilly, 250 km from here Monday, in celebratory firing, police said.A stray bullet fired during the oath taking ceremony of ... Read more...

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Mischa Barton likes to move around


July 7th, 2012 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Actress Mischa Barton says she keeps life "interesting" by never living in the same place for too long.The 26-year-old travels a lot because of her ... Read more...

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Maoists attack policemen, blow rail tracks in Jharkhand (Lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 27 (IANS) Launching multiple attacks Tuesday night and early Wednesday, Maoists ambushed a police bus, blew up railway properties and a bridge at three different places in Jharkhand, ... Read more...

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Five arrested for duping people with ready maids


June 25th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) They offered ready maids who would work in households, and collected hefty amounts as advance. The maid would work for a couple of hours and ... Read more...

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Students measure Earth’s circumference on longest summer day


June 22nd, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Students from various Delhi schools participated in an exercise Thursday to measure the Earth's circumference on the longest day of the summer.Organised by Science Popularisation ... Read more...

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Earth’s circumference to be measured at Jantar Mantar


June 20th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) With June 21 being the Summer Solstice and the year's longest day, the Science Popularisation Association of Communicators and Educators (SPACE) here will mark Thursday ... Read more...

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Former Chelsea boss Villas-Boas in talks with Sao Paulo


June 9th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 9 (IANS) Former Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas is reportedly in talks with Sao Paulo about a move to the Brazilian club.The 34-year-old Portuguese met Sao Paulo ... Read more...

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Thousands join Ranvir Sena chief’s funeral


June 2nd, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 2 (IANS) Thousands Saturday joined the funeral procession of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh 'Mukhiya', whose killing in Bihar a day earlier sparked widespread violence.Singh, in his 70s, ... Read more...

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Dissident leader upset but rules out split in BJD


May 30th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 30 (IANS) Grievances in Odisha's Biju Janata Dal (BJD) have increased but there are no plans for a split, senior leader Pyarimohan Mohapatra said Wednesday amid speculation that ... Read more...

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59 UP officials suspended for laxity in wheat purchase


May 30th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 29 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Tuesday cracked the whip on officials found guilty of dereliction in wheat purchases, ordering suspension of 59 and 0departmental action ... Read more...

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Reading tables! For laughs and for tips on life (With Images)


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 23 (IANS) We've seen them on monuments, trees and walls. But the art of doodling has taken on a new meaning in Panjab University with messages and ... Read more...

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Six kids missing from Rohtak shelter home traced


May 16th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), May 16 (IANS) Haryana Police here have located the six children who went "missing" from a controversial shelter home in this town, 70 km from New Delhi, ... Read more...

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Australian tourist alleges rape in Himachal


May 15th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 14 (IANS) An Australian tourist staying in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu Valley Monday lodged a complaint that she was raped by a fellow tourist, an Indian from Chandigarh, ... Read more...

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Elephant processions, percussion orchestras mark Kerala festivals (Letter from Kerala)


May 12th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kavassery (Kerala), May 12 (IANS) Frenzied mass participation characterises annual temple festivals in Kerala that invariably include colourful processions of richly caparisoned elephants and panchavadyam (orchestra) by a combination of ... Read more...

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Health ministry probing irregularities in drug trials (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The health ministry Thursday said it has "already taken several steps" to plug loopholes in the Central Drugs Standards Control Organisation, which has been pulled ... Read more...

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House panel finds huge irregularities in drug trials


May 10th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Huge irregularities have surfaced in the functioning of Central Drugs Standards Control Organisation (CDSCO), with a parliamentary panel pointing out that at least 33 drugs ... Read more...

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It’s time to get married: Arjun Bijlani


April 23rd, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Television actor Arjun Bijlani, who has kept away from daily soaps for a while, might get married soon at his mother's behest."I'm 29 and ... Read more...

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Cop shot dead in Srinagar, bunker removed from city centre (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 20 (IANS) A police official was shot dead by separatist guerrillas near a police station in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Friday, the day authorities removed a ... Read more...

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6 killed, 10 wounded in Iraq attacks


April 16th, 2012 - 3:53 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 16 (IANS) At least six people were killed and 10 wounded in separate attacks carried out in different places of Iraq Sunday, said police.In Iraq's northern city of ... Read more...

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Spice Board to set up 10 parks for Rs.167 crore


April 8th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) The Spice Board of India will set up 10 parks at different places across the country this year, investing Rs.167 crore, to benefit producers and ... Read more...

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