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Thirty-six teams in fray for hockey nationals


September 21st, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 21 (IANS) In all 36 teams, including defending champions Haryana, have confirmed their participation in the second men's senior National hockey championship commencing here Sunday under the aegis ... Read more...

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Mumbai police clueless over suicide at MLA’s room


September 18th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Mumbai police are still clueless over the suspected suicide of a 27-year-old woman, whose body was found in an NCP legislator's room in Manora MLA Hostel ... Read more...

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MPs cycle their way to parliament


September 7th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) A group of MPs from various political parties Friday cycled to parliament to spread awareness about the need to protect the environment and to ... Read more...

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Police officer jailed in Tripura for raping minor


September 2nd, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 2 (IANS) A court in Tripura has jailed a police officer for 10 years for raping a minor girl, an official said here Sunday."Additional district and sessions judge ... Read more...

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‘Challenge’ engaging, entertaining (Kannada Movie Review)


August 19th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Challenge"; Cast: Harish Raj, Dilip Raj, Neenasam, Achyuth Kumar, Dharma, Riyaz Khan, Sanjana Singh, Nihal; Director: Ganesh Kamaraj; Producer: Sridharan; Composer: Kannan; Camera: Magesh Dev; Rating: ** 1/2Ganesh Kamaraj's "Challenge" ... Read more...

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Bengal Congress to protest arrests of party cadres


August 17th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 17 (IANS) Giving another jolt to its already alienated ally Trinamool Congress, the Congress Friday said it would submit protests Aug 24 to all police stations in West ... Read more...

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Over 20 injured in Bengal clash over INTUC leader’s killing


August 15th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 15 (IANS) Over 20 people, including 16 policemen, were injured in West Bengal's Hooghly district after supporters of a murdered Congress leader clashed with the police, officials said ... Read more...

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Goa, Israel come together to promote rural tourism


July 28th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 28 (IANS) Goa plans to learn from Israel in order to promote and pursue its model of rural tourism, which is a hit in that country.According to Goa ... Read more...

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Sangma expects ‘miracle’ in presidential election (Lead)


July 14th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 14 (IANS) Opposition-backed candidate P.A. Sangma Saturday said he was expecting a "miracle" in his favour in the presidential election."I am supported by the main opposition BJP ... Read more...

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Maharashtra opposition creates ruckus, assembly adjourned (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Opposition parties stalled proceedings in the Maharashtra assembly over a number of issues on the first day of the monsoon session here Monday.Getting off to a ... Read more...

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I have a plan to hoodwink the Europeans: Drag-flicker Sandeep Singh (Interview)


June 30th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) India's specialist drag-flicker Sandeep Singh says he has worked out a plan to hoodwink the European chargers rushing out to foil him from taking perfect ... Read more...

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Goa campaign against ‘water injustice’ (Letter from Goa)


June 29th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 29 (IANS) A British charity has joined forces with a Catholic Church-backed NGO here to put an end to abusive and unethical tourism practices allegedly over-exploitative of ... Read more...

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Salim Khan turns script doctor for ‘Sher Khan’


June 17th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Scriptwriter Salim Khan is back in action and this time for his son's next film "Sher Khan". The veteran writer says it's time to pass on ... Read more...

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Goa University to have Mario Miranda, Anthony Gonsalves chairs


May 3rd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 3 (IANS) Legendary cartoonist Mario Miranda and Bollywood music composer Anthony Gonsalves, both natives of Goa, have been honoured posthumously with the establishment of two chairs in their ... Read more...

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Tusshar’s new avatar: Aggressive-funny gangster


May 1st, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) After playing a negative role in "The Dirty Picture", Tusshar Kapoor is set to be a bad boy again in "Shootout at Wadala". He plays ... Read more...

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Mumbai Police to probe CAG report leak


April 17th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Maharashtra Home Minister R.R. Patil Tuesday ordered an investigation by Mumbai Police into the alleged leak of some portions of the Comptroller and Auditor ... Read more...

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Ruckus in Maharashtra assembly over auditor’s report


April 16th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) A belligerent opposition Monday mounted pressure on the government to table in the assembly the official auditor's report on controversial land allotments in Maharashtra.The opposition ... Read more...

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Maharashtra assembly supports Marathi-speaking people of Karnataka


April 12th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) In a gesture of solidarity with the Marathi-speaking people of Belgaum in Karnataka who have staged a sit-in agitation in the city, the Maharashtra legislative ... Read more...

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Bollywood actor detained for father’s murder


April 10th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Small time Bollywood actor Anuj Tikku was detained Tuesday on suspicion of killing his father Arun Kumar, police said.Arun Kumar was found murdered Saturday."Anuj and his ... Read more...

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Essar Steel commissions Phase 1 of Odisha pellet plant


April 9th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Essar Steel Monday announced the commissioning of the first phase of its 12 million tonne per annum (MTPA) pellet-making facility in Odisha, which will be fully ... Read more...

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14 Shiv Sena, BJP legislators in Maharashtra suspended for year


March 30th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) A total of 14 opposition legislators - 13 of the Shiv Sena and one of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) - were Friday suspended from ... Read more...

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Maharashtra assembly disallows discussion on Pakistan panel visit


March 19th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) The Maharashtra legislative assembly speaker Monday did not allow a discussion on the visit by a Pakistan judicial commission to Mumbai in connection with the investigations ... Read more...

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Hockey camp to focus on fitness, strength: Nobbs


March 12th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 12 (IANS) While admitting that the Indian team's deep defence is a source of concern, chief coach Michael Nobbs has asserted that with inputs from former India captain ... Read more...

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Court takes note of graft charges against excise official


March 1st, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) A special CBI court here Thursday took cognizance of a charge sheet filed against an official of the central excise and others, and paved the ... Read more...

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Tantrik beheads boy for ‘divine powers’


February 23rd, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 23 (IANS) A 'tantrik' who allegedly beheaded a 10-year-old boy to obtain "divine powers" has been arrested in yet another case of human sacrifice in Chhattisgarh, police said ... Read more...

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No room for error in defence, says Dilip Tirkey


February 20th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Former India hockey captain and veteran defender Dilip Tirkey, a member of the national team's support staff, was happy with the defence in the first ... Read more...

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I don’t have a fixed starting XI: Nobbs


February 16th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Chief coach Michael Nobbs Thursday said there is no fixed starting eleven in the Indian men's hockey team and all 18 players are good enough ... Read more...

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Healthy competition benefiting India’s hockey goalkeepers


February 13th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) India's hockey goalkeeper Bharat Chettri and P.R. Sreejesh have said there is only healthy competition between them and they take pride in each other's success.While ... Read more...

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Dilip Tirkey’s presence at camp is a boon: Sandeep Singh


February 7th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) India hockey players feel the presence of former captain Dilip Tirkey and goalkeeper A.B.Subbaiah as part of the back-up staff is helping them prepare better ... Read more...

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A car rally with blind navigators (With Images)


February 5th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) In a unique car rally, 100 enthusiastic blind navigators displayed their skills by directing their partner drivers through a 65 km route in the sixth edition ... Read more...

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Lakra to lead women’s hockey team in Olympic qualifiers


January 31st, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Asunta Lakra will be leading the 18-member India team for the women's hockey 2012 Olympic qualifier tournament at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium ... Read more...

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Two labourers killed in Nagpur building collapse


January 31st, 2012 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Jan 31 (IANS) Two labourers were killed and at least nine injured when a four-storied industrial building collapsed in Chikhli industrial area here, police said Tuesday.The under-construction building housed ... Read more...

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Ceasefire agreements with Assam rebel groups extended


January 18th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Indian government Wednesday extended by another six months separate ceasefire agreements with two rebel groups in Assam that would facilitate the ongoing peace process ... Read more...

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Krishna abetted illegal mining in Karnataka: NGO


January 5th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 4 (IANS) A leading NGO on whose petition the apex court banned mining in Karnataka Wednesday accused External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna of abetting illegal mining in the ... Read more...

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Four get death for gang rape, murder


January 4th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 4 (IANS) A court in Mandla district of Madhya Pradesh has awarded death sentence to four people for the gang rape and killing of a woman in March ... Read more...

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