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Russian telecom operator blocks YouTube


September 20th, 2012 - 7:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Rostelecom, one of Russia's largest telecom operators, has suspended access to YouTube in the central region of Omsk after local prosecutors reacted to a film ... Read more...

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Mahesh Bhatt supports Aseem, calls for freedom of art


September 12th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt has come out in support of cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, saying freedom of art is important for a peaceful society."I believe a society ... Read more...

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Stiff sanctions for Coentrao and Vilanova


August 30th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 30 (IANS) The Disciplinary Committee of the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has handed out heavy sanctions to FC Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova and Real Madrid defender Fabio Coentrao.Coentrao ... Read more...

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Nehru Cup: Ashfaq stars in Maldives win over Syria (Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Maldives striker Ali Ashfaq inspired his team to a 2-1 win over Syria in the Nehru Cup football tournament here Monday.Ashfaq scored one goal and ... Read more...

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McCullum reprimanded for dissent


August 26th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 26 (IANS) New Zealand batsman Brendon McCullum has been reprimanded for showing dissent at an umpire's decision during the first Test against India here Sunday.McCullum pleaded guilty to a ... Read more...

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ICAI favours keeping banks’ current advance limit unchanged


August 24th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 24 (IANS) The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) will appeal to the finance minister to retain the current advance limit of bank branches for purpose ... Read more...

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‘Government should not take Anna stir lightly’


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 1 (IANS) Asserting that public support was still with Anna Hazare, former Karnataka lokayukta N. Santosh Hedge Wednesday said it would be wrong on the part of ... Read more...

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Chinese Li takes TT gold in controversial final


August 2nd, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Li Xiaoxia of China beat teammate Ding Ning in a controversial Olympic women's singles table tennis final here Wednesday.Li, 24, won 11-8, 14-12, 8-11, ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Cassano and Balotelli send Italy to quarters


June 19th, 2012 - 4:28 am ICT by IANS
Poznan (Poland), June 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Goals from Antonio Cassano and Mario Balotelli gave Italy a 2-0 win over Ireland and booked their place in the quarterfinals of Euro 2012.Italy ... Read more...

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Western ambassadors unwelcome: Syria


June 5th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) Syria has said the ambassadors of several Western countries, including the US, Britain, France and Turkey, were "personae non gratae" or unwelcome in the country, a ... Read more...

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PM warns against growing intolerance


June 2nd, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday warned against "growing intolerance" among Indians and said public debate seemed to have become a "hostage to sensationalism"."In recent times, ... Read more...

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Dissident leader upset but rules out split in BJD


May 30th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 30 (IANS) Grievances in Odisha's Biju Janata Dal (BJD) have increased but there are no plans for a split, senior leader Pyarimohan Mohapatra said Wednesday amid speculation that ... Read more...

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Madrid Open promoter promises changes to blue clay


May 12th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 12 (IANS) The promoter of the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament, Ion Tiriac, promised to make desired changes to the playing surface by the next edition after ... Read more...

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Binayak Sen urges ‘intolerant’ Bengal to change policies


May 4th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) In the wake of the forcible eviction of people from slums in eastern Kolkata, human rights activist Binayak Sen Friday accused the West Bengal government ... Read more...

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Ashwin fined five percent of match fee


April 29th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 29 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings spinner Ravichandran Ashwin Sunday was fined five percent of his match fee for violating the Indian Premier League (IPL) code of conduct during ... Read more...

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Binayak Sen urges Maoists to free collector


April 23rd, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Human rights activist Binayak Sen Monday appealed to the Maoists to release Chhattisgarh's abducted Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon and urged them to resume peace ... Read more...

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Mugabe fighting for life in Singapore hospital?


April 10th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 10 (IANS) Long-time Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe - affected by a mystery illness - is fighting for life in a hospital in Singapore, a British media report said.The ... Read more...

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Munaf fined 25 percent of match fee


April 10th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Vishakhapatnam, April 10 (IANS) Mumbai Indians fast bowler Munaf Patel was fined 25 percent of his match fee and received an official warning and reprimand for breaching the Indian ... Read more...

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MPs outraged over Team Anna’s remarks, Lok Sabha adjourned (Second Lead)


March 26th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day Monday after members cutting across party lines protested Anna Hazare's allegations of corruption against politicians.The issue ... Read more...

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Team Anna’s allegations regrettable: Congress


March 26th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Terming the allegations levelled against politicians by Team Anna as "highly regrettable", the Congress Monday said it stood for dissent provided there is dignity of ... Read more...

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Congress wins Karnataka Lok Sabha bypoll (Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 21 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday wrested the Udupi-Chikmagalur Lok Sabha seat in Karnataka from the scandal-hit ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), adding to the woes of Chief ... Read more...

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BJP faces revolt over Rajya Sabha nomination (Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The row in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Rajya Sabha nominations erupted Tuesday as senior leader Yashwant Sinha slammed the decision not to ... Read more...

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Dinesh Trivedi sows dissent in Trinamool ranks (West Bengal Newsletter)


March 18th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 18 (IANS) The continuing suspense drama over the Dinesh Trivedi episode has not been the best advertisement for West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress. But what could be ... Read more...

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Kerala panel indicts Achuthanandan for favouring son


March 8th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 8 (IANS) A special seven-member committee of the Kerala assembly Thursday presented its report indicting V.S. Achuthanandan for flouting rules in getting his son V.A. Arun Kumar appointed ... Read more...

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Peaceful polling in Uttarakhand (Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, Jan 30 (IANS) Polling proceeded peacefully in the hill state of Uttarakhand Monday as people queued up in the morning cold to vote for 70 assembly constituencies.Voting began ... Read more...

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Mohanlal’s ‘Tezz’ cameo enrages his fans


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) When Mohanlal agreed to do a cameo in Priyadarshan's action film "Tezz", perhaps he didn't know what he was getting himself, and the film's makers, ... Read more...

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Chavez sees US hand in Russia protests


December 29th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez has blamed the US for being behind the recent wave of protests in Russia against the outcome of the Dec ... Read more...

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CPI-M to move amendments to Lokpal bill


December 26th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Advocating a strong Lokpal outside the control of the government, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Monday said it would move two amendments to the ... Read more...

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Friends, fans mourn death of ‘revolutionary’ Dubey


December 25th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) A controversial figure, one of the founders of contemporary Indian theatre, vibrant, extremely talented, revolutionary in his approach -- that's how friends and fans remembered ... Read more...

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Want our dissent note on Lokpal accepted: BJP (Lead)


December 21st, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said it will accept the Lokpal bill only if the dissent note submitted by its members in the ... Read more...

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Only parliament can pass Lokpal bill: Advani (Second Lead)


December 18th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Dec 18 (IANS) Only parliament can pass the Lokpal bill, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani said Sunday.The BJP leader said the party was committed to ... Read more...

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Only parliament can pass Lokpal bill: Advani (Lead)


December 18th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Dec 18 (IANS) Only parliament can pass the Lokpal bill, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani said Sunday that ultimately ."We definitely need a strong and ... Read more...

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Putin urges Russians not to destabilize country


December 15th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin Thursday urged Russian citizens not to participate in the "destabilization" of the country, in his first public comments on the ... Read more...

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Putin wants webcams for presidential polls


December 15th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin Thursday suggested installing webcams at polling stations to avoid dissent at the presidential elections in March.Putin dismissed as minor the ... Read more...

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Want Lokpal in this session, Sushma tweets


December 15th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj said Wednesday her party wants the Lokpal bill to be passed in the winter session of parliament.After ... Read more...

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