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BJP not giving us fair option: Khurshid


September 3rd, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Ruling out cancellation of allotted coal blocks, Law Minister Salman Khurshid Monday said the opposition was not giving the Congress-led UPA government a fair ... Read more...

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Syrian vice president defects: Rebels


August 18th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) One of two deputies of embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has defected and fled the country for Jordan, an opposition spokesman said Saturday.Vice President Farouq ... Read more...

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Parrikar flip-flop: Says no illegal mining in Goa


July 16th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 16 (IANS) In a sharp turn-around, the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government said Monday there was no illegal mining underway in the state."There are no illegal mines operating ... Read more...

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AMU lodges FIR against 27 for using unfair means


July 14th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), July 14 (IANS) The Aligarh Muslim University has lodged a police complaint and demanded stern action against 27 candidates who used unfair means or impersonators for admission ... Read more...

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Going against body clock paves way to obesity


May 11th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 11 (IANS) The mismatch between the body's internal clock and our daily schedules not only make us sleepy, but it also contributes to the growing tide of obesity, ... Read more...

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Walk out in Kerala assembly over boat tragedies


March 5th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 5 (IANS) The opposition Left Monday walked out of the Kerala assembly following the denial of an adjournment motion to discuss two deep sea boat tragedies in as ... Read more...

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Antony denies his office was bugged (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Friday denied his office was bugged, describing reports earlier in the day as "absolutely baseless.""The report about bugging is absolutely ... Read more...

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Defence ministry denies bugging in Antony’s office


March 2nd, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The government Friday vehemently denied that Defence Minister A.K. Antony's office was "bugged", but clarified that routine security sweeps were done at his office and ... Read more...

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Supreme Court nixes army chief age plea (Second Lead)


February 10th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) In a major blow to Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh, the Supreme Court Friday refused to entertain his plea challenging a government order setting ... Read more...

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Supreme Court told order on army chief withdrawn (Lead)


February 10th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) The government Friday told the Supreme Court that it had withdrawn a Dec 30 order rejecting a complaint from army chief Gen. V.K. Singh against ... Read more...

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Army chief’s age plea before Supreme Court Friday


February 9th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court will hear Friday a plea from Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh to maintain his birth date as May 10, 1951, instead ... Read more...

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Government rapped over army chief’s age row (Roundup)


February 3rd, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday rapped the government over the way it has handled army chief General V.K. Singh's age row, saying the entire process ... Read more...

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Indian Army denies chief’s ‘Pakistan army chief’ remarks


January 3rd, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The Indian Army Tuesday officially denied that its chief, General V.K. Singh, had alluded to the defence ministry's handling of his age row "as ... Read more...

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False alarm sends 1,500 Colombian cops on wild goose chase


December 29th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Dec 29 (IANS/EFE) A Colombian television reporter found herself in hot water after contacting police about an abduction that never happened, media report said.The incident began in the early ... Read more...

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‘Lone Wolf’ terrorists most dangerous threat to society


December 19th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Syney, Dec 19 (IANS) Single individuals committing violent acts against society present "the most dangerous terrorism threat," says US Homeland Security, because they operate alone, without using phones, photos or ... Read more...

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Britain has more mobile phones than people


November 3rd, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) The number of active mobile phones in Britain has now reached 76.4 million -- more than the country's population of 61.9 million, says a report by ... Read more...

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Recruitment, reform drive on in civil aviation regulator


October 31st, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) In its bid to provide more safety for air passengers, India's civil aviation watchdog, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), Monday said it has ... Read more...

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Arctic Sea could become iceless by century-end


October 12th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) The Arctic Sea could become iceless by the century-end, according to a chilling scenario forecast by the world's leading scientific institutes. Researchers from CNRS, Universite Joseph ... Read more...

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India U-19 skipper dropped from squad over age


September 21st, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Wednesday dropped U-19 skipper Ankit Bawne from the squad for the quadrangular series in Vishakhapatnam after a discrepancy emerged in his age. ... Read more...

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Weak law, tracking system hampers missing kids’ recovery


July 29th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) There is a huge discrepancy in the number of missing children in the country as sourced from police records and that obtained through RTI applications, ... Read more...

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Estrogen found to protect against gastric cancer


July 18th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) Researchers have found that estrogen protects women from the gastric inflammation that can lead to cancer. They are working on treatment that mimics estrogen's cancer-suppressing effects. ... Read more...

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Delhi students look to Chandigarh for B.Com courses


June 27th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 27 (IANS) With cut-off for admissions in Bachelors of Commerce (B.Com) course in leading Delhi colleges touching an unbelievable 99 to 100 percent, many students from the national ... Read more...

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Baba Ramdev discloses his assets (Lead)


June 9th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Haridwar, June 9 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Thursday claimed that different trusts under his control were totally transparent in their financial dealings and there was nothing adverse in their ... Read more...

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Ramdev declares assets, defends youth army remarks (Roundup)


June 9th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Haridwar, June 9 (IANS) With his multi-million business empire coming under the scanner, yoga guru Baba Ramdev Thursday declared his assets and vehemently defended his statement about creating ... Read more...

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Declaring assets to end controversy: Ramdev aide


June 9th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Haridwar, June 9 (IANS) As yoga guru Baba Ramdev Thursday declared his assets, his close aide Acharya Balakrishna said the measure was intended to put an end to the controversies ... Read more...

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I’ll go to Cannes every year now: Minissha Lamba (Interview)


May 22nd, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) The 16 hours of detention at the Mumbai airport for allegedly carrying undeclared jewellery were harrowing but actress Minissha Lamba says the authorities were "very, very, ... Read more...

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Ban on 142 Sikh NRIs entering India lifted


May 12th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 12 (IANS) Acting on the repeated pleas of the Punjab government, the central government has removed 142 names out of 169 on the 'black-list' of Sikh NRIs banned ... Read more...

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US says it didn’t have communications with Pak intelligence about Operation Geronimo


May 4th, 2011 - 11:18 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4(ANI): The White House has said that Washington was quite clear about its knowledge about the existence of the Abbottabad compound where Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden lived, and ... Read more...

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Scientists figure out why LED is impractical for general lighting purposes


April 20th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): Scientists at the University of California, Santa Barbara, say that they have figured out what makes light-emitting diodes (LEDs) impractical for general lighting purposes.Their work will help ... Read more...

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Himachal makes law tougher on drunken driving


April 7th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 7 (IANS) The deadly cocktail of drinking and driving may soon invite a more stringent punishment even for private vehicle owners in Himachal Pradesh.Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal ... Read more...

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Pak releases Indian prisoner Gopal Dass


April 7th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Apr 7 (ANI): Pakistan on Thursday released Gopal Dass, an Indian prisoner detained in Lahore Kot Lakpat Jail for the last 27 years.Dass was arrested in July 1984 on charges of ... Read more...

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Provident fund scam accused judges get bail


April 1st, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, March 31 (IANS) A CBI court here granted bail to six judges accused in the provident fund (PF) scam case and adjourned the hearing to April 13.The CBI ... Read more...

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‘Red Riding Hood’ attempts another ‘Twilight’ (IANS Movie Review)


March 19th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Red Riding Hood"; Director: Catherine Hardwicke; Cast: Amanda Seyfried, Gary Oldman, Billy Burke, Shiloh Fernandez, Max Irons; Rating: ***With the global popularity of "Twilight", director Catherine Hardwicke has become ... Read more...

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Older parents are happier with more kids: Study


March 8th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A new study has found that while having more children makes young couples unhappy, bigger families bring parents joy in midlife and beyond.MPIDR demographer Mikko Myrskyla and Rachel ... Read more...

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Kashmir lets police officer alter birth date, rescinds order (Lead)


February 20th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 19 (IANS) A senior Jammu and Kashmir police officer was forced to retire after he was found to have fudged his date of birth to prolong his service by two ... Read more...

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