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In China, growing discontent over car restrictions


August 15th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) There is a growing discontent across China with speculation that more cities will follow Beijing and Guangzhou and limit the number of new cars.Beijing started capping ... Read more...

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Thanks to censor, tough time for filmmakers: Sanjay Suri


July 30th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) With the censor board becoming more strict with the kind of content being shown on big as well as small screen, actor-producer Sanjay Suri feels ... Read more...

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Candidates miss out on Bengal teacher recruitment exam


July 29th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) Many would-be teachers could not appear for a recruitment examination conducted by the West Bengal School Service Commission due to organisational mismanagement and technical glitches ... Read more...

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Politicians encouraging slums for vote banks: Raj Thackeray


June 7th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Thursday blamed politicians and vested interests for encouraging slums in Mumbai to create vote banks."Slums do not crop up ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa dismayed by plan allocation


June 4th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday expressed her dismay at the process of finalising the annual plan allocation for her state by the Planning ... Read more...

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Kevin Pietersen retires from ODIs and T20s


May 31st, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) England's star batsman Kevin Pietersen Thursday announced his retirement from all forms of one-day international cricket.The 31-year-old, who will continue to play tests, cited the increasing ... Read more...

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Congress blasts Trinamool ahead of local polls


May 30th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday accused the Trinamool Congress of creating a "vicious environment" ahead of municipal elections in the state. It said its candidates are threatened and ... Read more...

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Missing in action, Uttarakhand’s goral and barking deer (With Images)


May 18th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, May 18 (IANS) They have populated the Himalayan forests of Uttarakhand for centuries. One, a goat-antelope that is elusive, shy and retreating. The other, a species of small deer ... Read more...

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Venezuelan killed by stray shot from prison


May 10th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, May 10 (IANS/EFE) The Venezuelan government confirmed Wednesday that a Caracas resident died at his home when he was struck by a stray bullet fired from inside a nearby ... Read more...

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Need to stick with Doha trade talks: Sharma


April 20th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Puerto Vallarta (Mexico), April 20 (IANS) Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma has stressed the need for sticking to the Doha Round of trade talks and creating a 'level playing field' ... Read more...

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Kerala’s only tribal village under threat


April 18th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 18 (IANS) Tucked away inside a heavily forested area, Kerala's only Scheduled Tribes (ST) panchayat Idamalakkudy is home to some of the world's most endangered plant species but ... Read more...

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Toddlers and chimps follow their peers


April 13th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 13 (IANS) What is common between toddlers and chimps? Both tend to copy actions of their peers."I think few people would have expected to find that two-year-olds are ... Read more...

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East Bengal win 116th IFA Shield


March 17th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 16 (IANS) East Bengal goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh emerged the hero as he brought off valiant saves to enable his side lift the title in the 116th IFA ShieLd ... Read more...

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28 Belgians die in Swiss bus accident (Third Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 14 (IANS) At least 28 Belgians, including 22 children, were killed in a horrific accident inside a tunnel in Switzerland, police said Wednesday. Belgian Prime Minister Elio Di ... Read more...

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WSH: Marines gun down Lions


March 9th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 8 (IANS) Mumbai Marines completed a successful swing through the south by handing out a 2-1 defeat to Karnataka Lions here Thursday to jump five spots to the ... Read more...

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Welfare homes themselves violate child rights: Agnivesh


February 20th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The institutions responsible for the welfare of children themselves violate child rights, activist Swami Agnivesh said Monday, referring to the alleged abuse of inmates in ... Read more...

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Wolfsburg edge out Freiburg 3-2


February 11th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Feb 11 (IANS) Wolfsburg edged out bottom of the table team Freiburg 3-2 in a high scoring match, owing to a brace from midfielder Petr Jiracek in the German ... Read more...

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Karnataka porngate: Anna demands jail for three ministers


February 8th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Anna Hazare Wednesday expressed "dismay" over the three Bharatiya Janata Party ministers in Karnataka viewing porn in the assembly and demanded that they should ... Read more...

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Space scientists shocked over ex-ISRO chief’s outburst


January 26th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Chennai, Jan 25 (IANS) Even as the state-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) maintained discreet silence, space scientists in this tech hub Wednesday expressed shock and dismay at the ... Read more...

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Sahmat sends open invitation to Rushdie


January 23rd, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Drawing parallels with late painter M.F. Husain, artist-activist group Sahmat Monday extended an invitation to Salman Rushdie, author of "The Satanic Verses", who has had ... Read more...

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Poll panel rejects BSP’s plea on covering statues


January 18th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Election Commission Wednesday rejected the Bahujan Samaj Party's (BSP) plea to reconsider its Jan 8 order to cover statues of elephants and party ... Read more...

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Quraishi reacts strongly to Badal’s remarks on jurisdiction (Roundup)


January 3rd, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/chandigarh, Jan 3 (IANS) In a strong tit-for-tat reaction, Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi Tuesday wrote to Punjab Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal, saying the commission was "aware" of ... Read more...

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Aware of constitutional mandate: Quraishi to Badal (Lead)


January 3rd, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) In a tit-for-tat reaction, Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi Tuesday wrote to Punjab Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal, saying the commission was "aware" of its ... Read more...

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Disappointed you communicated via media: Quraishi to Badal


January 3rd, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi Tuesday wrote a letter to Punjab Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal, saying he was "disappointed" the Akali Dal leader chose ... Read more...

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Chelsea lose at home to Villa


January 1st, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) Chelsea lost further ground to English Premier League table toppers Manchester City as they slumped to their third home defeat, losing 1-3 to Aston Villa.The ... Read more...

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Airtel, Idea, Vodafone asked to stop 3G roaming service


December 23rd, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The department of telecom (DOT) Friday asked three operators -- Airtel, Ideal Cellular and Vodafone -- to terminate their 3G roaming agreements by Saturday.The service ... Read more...

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Dortmund defeat Freiburg, Nuremberg stun Leverkusen in Bundesliga


December 18th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Dec 18 (IANS) Defending champions Borussia Dortmund crushed bottom of the table team Freiburg 4-1 thanks to striker Robert Lewandowski's brace and took their undefeated streak to 11 games ... Read more...

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High maternal mortality rate a concern: Shabana Azmi


November 22nd, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Seeking higher spending on health services, Bollywood actress and activist Shabana Azmi said here Tuesday that the high maternal and infant mortality rate was a ... Read more...

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Social violence in tribal areas due to poor infrastructure: Ramesh


November 14th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The shortcomings in infrastructure of schools has culminated in "huge social violence" in the tribal areas of the country, said Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh ... Read more...

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Interlocutors’ report: Separatists dismissive, mainstream parties dismayed


October 13th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 12 (IANS) Even as details of the interlocutors' report on Jammu and Kashmir to the union home minister Wednesday have not been made public, the separatist leaders, the ... Read more...

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Omar requests media for ’space and privacy’


September 15th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 15 (IANS) Distressed over the "growing tide of speculation" about the status of his marriage, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday appealed to the media for ... Read more...

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Goa Law Commission dejected as tips neglected


September 9th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 9 (IANS) The Goa Law Commission has expressed dismay at the state government virtually ignoring all its recommendations, especially those relating to land reform."You can say that the ... Read more...

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French fan flies down to Kolkata, but misses Messi


August 31st, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) The 24-year-old with his lean but tight frame can be easily mistaken for a skilful footballer. But in fact, the smiling Frenchman has flown down ... Read more...

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Congress must act now on debt limit: Top US official


July 15th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 15 (IANS/EFE) There is "no way" to extend the Aug 2 deadline for Congress to raise the US debt limit, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Thursday."We don't have ... Read more...

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Chavez cancer confirmation stuns Venezuela


July 1st, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez stunned his nation Thursday night in a 15-minute address on state television in which he acknowledged that he had a tumour ... Read more...

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