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India’s import of precious metals down 37 percent in Q1


July 17th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) India's import of precious metals in the quarter ended June 30, 2012 registered a 37 percent decline in rupee terms, compared with the like period a ... Read more...

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Rupee notes come floating in Guwahati!


June 25th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 25 (IANS) Monsoon rain which usually brings only water-logging brought riches in the form of floating Indian rupee notes in some parts of Guwahati Monday.When most people were ... Read more...

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CPI-ML strike hits Bihar (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 10 (IANS) Life was hit in many parts of Bihar Thursday by a day-long strike the CPI-ML called to protest the killing of a village head and the ... Read more...

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Strike disrupts normal life in Bihar


May 10th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 10 (IANS) Normal life was hit in many parts of Bihar Thursday by a day-long strike called by the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) to protest the killing ... Read more...

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Five Indian shuttlers qualify for London Games


May 4th, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) For the first time in Olympics, Indian badminton will see a record participation from five players in four different categories.According to the new world rankings ... Read more...

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Sanjay Suri back with film on stifled childhood


April 28th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) After basking in the glory of the National Award for "I AM", actor-producer Sanjay Suri returns to the big screen in the role of ... Read more...

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Court allows KKR to use loudspeakers on match days


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 2 (IANS) The Shah Rukh Khan-owned IPL franchisee Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Monday got court permission to use loudspeakers and microphones at the Eden Gardens on match ... Read more...

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Northeast readying infrastructure for Bangladesh trade


December 9th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Dec 9 (IANS) Improvement of infrastructure, including road communication, is being carried out with utmost priority to accelerate India-Bangladesh trade through the northeastern states, said a Mizoram official Friday ... Read more...

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Left blames US-NATO for Gaddafi killing


October 21st, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) A day after Muammar Gaddafi was killed, the Left parties Friday accused the US-NATO combine for launching a "blatant aggression" for a regime change to ... Read more...

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Bengal to monitor investment proposals in a better manner


October 15th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) The West Bengal government is all set to monitor investment proposals in a better manner as it will ask the prospective investors to submit an ... Read more...

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Capturing India’s ties with Central Asia on camera


June 9th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) A group of Indian travellers has captured the cultural, religious and political ties between India and Central Asia on photographs -- and they will be ... Read more...

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Mamata Banerjee gets towering gifts - from the Himalayas


May 21st, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 21 (IANS) When Elizabeth II was being crowned in London in 1953, the celebrations received an extra boost with the news arriving in London that Mt Everest ... Read more...

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Everest waits for Indian tricolour


May 9th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 9 (IANS) With efforts mounted to create new records on Mt Everest and the first summits having already started last week, the world's highest peak is now awaiting ... Read more...

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Jharkhand activists support Hazare


April 8th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 8 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare's campaign for strong and effective anti-graft law is getting mass support in Jharkhand - one of India's most backward states.Under the banner ... Read more...

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Court rejects Binayak Sen’s bail, activists shocked (Night Lead)


February 10th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh), Feb 10 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh High Court Thursday rejected the plea of human rights activist Binayak Sen for bail and suspension of the life term awarded to him for ... Read more...

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Sen’s wife, friends shaken by rejection of bail plea


February 10th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh), Feb 10 (IANS) As the Chhattisgarh High Court Thursday dismissed the bail application of rights activist Binayak Sen, his wife and friends expressed shock at the verdict and said their ... Read more...

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Not everyone falling for ‘Everyone’s Bengal’


February 9th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Mithun Dasgupta Kolkata, Feb 9 (IANS) A well-known consulting firm engaged by the West Bengal government to woo investors has come up with the catchline "Everyone's Bengal". But experts are wondering whether ... Read more...

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Moubani Sorcar Wants To Take A Break To Return With A Bang!


January 6th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
. It is a murder mystery with story and script by the director himself.Moubani is busy with this murder mystery and is excited to get the opportunity to work with Tathagata, ... Read more...

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Smiling faces turn red after Sen verdict


December 24th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 24 (IANS) It was a huge gathering of right activists and mediapersons outside at the district and sessions court Friday here as judge B.P. Varma prepared to rule in a ... Read more...

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Binayak Sen, two others get life term; family, activists furious (Third Lead)


December 24th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujeet Kumar Raipur/New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Rights activist Binayak Sen was Friday sentenced to life imprisonment by a Chhattisgarh court for alleged links with Maoists. His shaken family called it ... Read more...

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Binayak Sen convicted; family, activists furious (Second Lead)


December 24th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujeet Kumar Raipur/New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Rights activist Binayak Sen was Friday held guilty of sedition and conspiracy for his alleged links with Maoists by a Chhattisgarh court, which also ... Read more...

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Locket Chatterjee Is Rocking


October 21st, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The beautiful Bengali actress Locket Chatterjee’s career is going great guns these days and she has bagged a number of lucrative projects within the last couple ... Read more...

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Peerless in pact with UBI for mutual fund products


September 16th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) Peerless Funds Management Company Ltd (PFMCL) Thursday joined hands with United Bank of India (UBI) to distribute its mutual fund products through select branches of the bank. "PFMCL has ... Read more...

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National Award is first big award of my life: Ananya


September 15th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 15 (IANS) "It is yet to sink in completely. But yes, it feels great," said Ananya Chatterjee Wednesday soon after being named Best Actress at the 57th National Film ... Read more...

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Aero model show marks 106th birth anniversary of JRD Tata


July 30th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Anup SinhaJamshedpur, July 30 (ANI): The 106th birth anniversary of JRD Tata, the pioneer Indian aviator was observed with an impressive aero modelling display and static aircraft show at Jamshedpur, ... Read more...

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Target - The Final Mission to hit you


July 29th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): A hard hitting action movie is what the Bengali audience needs; when romantic and comedy films over-saturate the film-market.Perhaps this is the "mission' which the cast ... Read more...

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Air Marshal Ganguly takes over as Chief of Air Force Medical Services


June 10th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 10 (ANI): Air Marshal Dipankar Ganguly has taken over as Director General Medical Services (Air).Commissioned on 22 May 1973, Air Marshal Ganguly did his MBBS from Armed Forces Medical ... Read more...

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India closer to death penalty freeze: Amnesty (Lead)


March 30th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, March 30 (IANS) No executions for five straight years has put India on the "welcome" path of a capital punishment moratorium, but 50 death sentences were passed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Don’t be poodle to America: British MPs tell government


March 28th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, March 28 (IANS) British MPs want their government to stop being a "subservient poodle" to America all the time, saying the days of a 'special relationship' are ... Read more...

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After Headley, Tiger Hanif to be test case for UK-India extradition


March 24th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, March 24 (IANS) Home Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram left for home Tuesday after meeting key British ministers days before a British judge is to rule on India's request to ... Read more...

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Indian-origin siblings set for British parliamentary debut


March 22nd, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, March 22 (IANS) The sister of Britain's longest serving MP of Indian origin has been selected as the Labour candidate in a ‘safe' seat in a move ... Read more...

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World’s oldest brokerage vanishes under globalising Indian umbrella (Lead)


March 18th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De SarkarLondon, March 18 (IANS) The world's oldest brokerage firm has faded into history after its famous name was scratched out by its Indian owners as part of ambitious plans ... Read more...

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World’s oldest brokerage vanishes under Indian umbrella


March 18th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, March 18 (IANS) The world's oldest brokerage firm has faded into history after its famous name was scratched out by its Indian owners as part of plans ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Black British PM is possible, says book


March 18th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, March 18 (IANS) A "deepening tide of tolerance" over half a century has created the grounds for Britain to elect its first black prime minister, according ... Read more...

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Indian-born MP set British parliament record


March 16th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, March 16 (IANS) Ashok Kumar, the Indian-born MP who was found dead at his home Monday, had notched up an enviable reputation as the British lawmaker with ... Read more...

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