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Smoking kills, Kareena to warn fans


September 7th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Kareena Kapoor will warn viewers of "Heroine" about the dangers of smoking at the beginning of the movie, during the interval and at the end, ... Read more...

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Government, BJP refuse to bend, parliament crippled (Roundup)


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The logjam over 'coalgate' crippled parliament for the ninth day Monday, with the BJP adamant on the cancellation of the controversial coal mines allocation ... Read more...

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Caste council in Rajasthan orders family’s boycott, police file case


August 4th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 4 (IANS) Cases have been registered against members of a caste council in a village in Rajasthan's Bhilwara district which ordered residents to ostracise a family disobeying a ... Read more...

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Youths defy parents to support Team Anna’s stir


July 26th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Chanchal Sharma, a resident of Noida, was stopped by her parents from taking part in the indefinite fast held by Team Anna against corruption. ... Read more...

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Meghalaya rebels turn culture cops, threaten police spies


July 23rd, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 23 (IANS) A separatist rebel group in Meghalaya has threatened to take stern action against women wearing provocative dresses and impose extreme punishment on people who had become ... Read more...

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Veteran film maker accuses Bengal government of favouritism


July 15th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, July 15 (IANS) Accusing the West Bengal government of ffavouring artistes close to the ruling Trinamool Congress, National Award winning film maker Tarun Majumdar said Sunday such a biased ... Read more...

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Outrage over diktat against women, villagers thrash cops (Roundup)


July 13th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) Amid national outrage over a Uttar Pradesh panchayat's Taliban-style diktat against women, defiant villagers Friday thrashed two policemen for arresting two of the panchayat members.The ... Read more...

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Panchayat’s diktat has no place in democratic society: Chidambaram


July 13th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram said here Friday that the "Taliban-style" diktat by a khap panchayat in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat region, forbidding women from using ... Read more...

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After diktat against women, Baghpat villagers thrash cops


July 13th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) Furious that two of their panchayat members had been arrested, villagers in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat region Friday beat up two policemen investigating the panchayat's 'Taliban' ... Read more...

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Kashmiri religious group issues dress code for tourists


July 4th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 4 (IANS) A Kashmiri religious group Jamaat-e-Islami has asked tourists visiting the valley to follow a "proper dress code" and told the tourism department to enforce it."Some tourists, ... Read more...

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West Bengal teacher strips girl in class


June 28th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 28 (IANS) A girl student was allegedly stripped in a class by a lady teacher in West Bengal after she ignored the teacher's diktat regarding dress code, police ... Read more...

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Court declines man’s plea on marriage with lover


June 25th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday rejected the plea of a man seeking the release of a woman from the "unlawful confinement" by her family ... Read more...

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UP traders to protest ‘close at 7 p.m.’ order


June 18th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 18 (IANS) Upset over the Uttar Pradesh government's order to close shops and malls by 7 p.m. in the face of acute power crisis, traders have decided ... Read more...

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Government school headmaster beaten to death in Bihar


May 21st, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 21 (IANS) The headmaster of a government-run middle school was beaten to death by some people Monday in Bihar's Munger district, police officials said.Ashok Kumar, headmaster of Bhadwakol middle ... Read more...

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Andhra Congress legislator speaks against party leaders


May 10th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 10 (IANS) Miffed Andhra Pradesh Congress leader P. Shankar Rao Thursday defied his party's diktat and held a press conference outside Congress Legislature Party's locked office in the ... Read more...

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Himachal Congress to project ‘united face’


May 1st, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 1 (IANS) The opposition Congress in Himachal Pradesh Tuesday announced it would stage public rallies in the state beginning this month to project its united face in ... Read more...

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Maoists torture and kill two cops at public court


February 26th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 26 (IANS) The outlawed group Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) killed two Chhattisgarh home guards at a 'jan adalat' people's court in an undisclosed forested pocket in restive ... Read more...

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Villagers migrate following Maoists’ order


February 26th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 25 (IANS) About 100 people from 22 families migrated from two remote villages in Chhattisgarh's restive Rajnandgaon district to the neighbouring Kawardha district following a diktat of the ... Read more...

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BJP makes Karnataka turf for scandals and self-goals


February 10th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) seems to be turning Karnataka from its 'gateway to the south' into its playground for scandals and self-goals. As of ... Read more...

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Blast on poll-eve creates panic in Manipur


January 27th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 27 (IANS) Militants Friday triggered another blast in Manipur on the eve of the assembly polls, creating panic in the state with a string of bombings since polls ... Read more...

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Assam governor calls for peace


January 26th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 26 (IANS) Assam Governor Janki Ballav Patnaik Thursday called for enduring peace in the state as thousands of people defied rebel threats to take part in Republic Day ... Read more...

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Blast outside Manipur speaker’s house, one killed (Second Lead)


January 22nd, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 22 (IANS) At least one person was killed and three others injured in a powerful explosion Sunday evening outside the residence of the speaker of the outgoing assembly ... Read more...

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One killed in Manipur blast (Lead)


January 22nd, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 22 (IANS) At least one person was killed and three others injured in a powerful explosion Sunday evening outside the residence of a Congress party candidate in election-bound ... Read more...

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Congress asks Bengal unit to settle issues with Trinamool


January 6th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 6 (IANS) With Congress against losing a "valued partner" like Mamata Banerjee, the party high command Friday instructed the West Bengal leadership to settle all outstanding issues ... Read more...

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Grenade blast hits Congress office in poll-bound Manipur


January 5th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 4 (IANS) A ruling Congress party office came under a powerful grenade attack late Wednesday in election-bound Manipur, even as seven influential separatist groups called for a ban ... Read more...

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BJP, Congress face exodus threat in Karnataka (Karnataka Newsletter)


December 18th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 18 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka and the main opposition Congress are sailing in the same boat on one issue in the state ... Read more...

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15 people injured in Rajasthan communal clash


November 28th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 28 (IANS) At least 15 people were seriously injured in a communal clash in Rajasthan's Alwar district Monday, sparked off after some people issued an order to cut ... Read more...

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Euro zone democracy: Market forces over people’s power? (Comment)


November 25th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Democracy may be an unfinished project, but can its imperfections be an excuse for Euro zone oligarchs to dismiss two elected governments?In the case of Greece, they added extra pressure to ... Read more...

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RSS, BJP deny differences on Advani yatra


September 21st, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Both the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday denied any differences over the candidature of senior party leader L.K. ... Read more...

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Crisis in Nepal as PM quits (Lead)


August 14th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 14 (IANS) Nepal was plunged into a crisis Sunday with embattled Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal tendering his resignation late night after days of vacillating.The communist leader, who ... Read more...

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Happily ever after for Raju-Chinki, the monkeys?


July 7th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 7 (IANS) The wedding of Raju and Chinki could put Bollywood to shame. The monkeys were married off in a hush hush ceremony by villagers in Rajasthan before ... Read more...

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Man involved in illegal coal mining held in Bengal


July 3rd, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 3 (IANS) A man involved in illegal coal mining and in several other cases was arrested Sunday in West Bengal's Burdwan district, police said."Raju Jha was arrested ... Read more...

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Will be a responsible opposition: CPI-M


May 13th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), decimated in West Bengal assembly elections after 34 years of rule, said Friday it will play the role of ... Read more...

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Maoists kill former CPI-M activist


April 4th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) Maoists killed a former Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) activist in West Bengal's West Midnapore district Monday, police said."Gagan Mahato was travelling when a gang of ... Read more...

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Nicole Kidman slaps ‘no eye contact’ diktat for her stylists!


March 28th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 28 (ANI): Nicole Kidman might like being watched on the big screen, but not in the make-up chair.The Oscar winner has a rule for her make-up artists and stylists ... Read more...

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