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Curfew continues in riot-hit old Hyderabad (Lead)


April 9th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 9 (IANS) The indefinite curfew in the riot-hit parts of the old city of Hyderabad continued without relaxation for the second day even as the situation remained peaceful.According ... Read more...

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Curfew continues in old Hyderabad


April 9th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 9 (IANS) The situation remained peaceful in riot-hit parts of the old city of Hyderabad Monday while the indefinite curfew continued for the second day, police said.According to ... Read more...

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In IPL season, Chandigarh to play gully cricket


April 2nd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 2 (IANS) Over 8,000 players, 552 teams, including 23 teams of girls, nearly 35 locations and more. As cricket fans get ready for the popular T20 Indian ... Read more...

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North, South post big wins in JK Bose T20 event


March 21st, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 21 (IANS) Amit Choudhary's 54-ball unbeaten 85 with 12 fours and one six and off-spinner Rakesh Thapliyal's splendid 6 for 8 in 3.1 overs helped North Zone notch ... Read more...

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Shukla blasts Venkat for being dropped from East Zone squad


March 12th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) All-rounder Laxmi Ratan Shukla, who single-handedly took Bengal to their first Vijay Hazare Trophy, Monday slammed East Zone selector Raja Venkat for dropping him from ... Read more...

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Vodafone India revamps top management, appoints Sunil Sood COO


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) In a revamp exercise of its top management, telecom service provider Vodafone India has appointed Sunil Sood as its new chief operating officer (COO) and ... Read more...

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East Zone win maiden Duleep Trophy title


February 14th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Indore, Feb 14 (IANS) East Zone defeated Central Zone by an innings and 20 runs at the Holkar stadium here Tuesday for their maiden Duleep Trophy crown.The match got over ... Read more...

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Mamata urges banks to hike agriculture, SME credit in Bengal


December 11th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday urged public sector banks to increase the flow of credit to agriculture and micro and small enterprises sectors ... Read more...

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North top, Central second in women’s national cricket


December 7th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) Central Zone beat West Zone by 139 runs to finish second behind North Zone in the women's national limited overs cricket championship that concluded here Wednesday.North ... Read more...

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After quake, tour operators get calls from anxious tourists


September 20th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) After Sunday's earthquake, tour operators have been receiving hundreds of anxious calls about the conditions in Darjeeling and Sikkim from tourists who have done advance ... Read more...

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Amalraj, Poulomi bag East Zone TT titles


August 28th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bolpur, Aug 28 (IANS) Anthony Amalraj and Poulomi Ghatak of Petroleum Sports Promotion Broad (PSPB) won the men's and women's singles title at the Eastern India Table Tennis Championships here ... Read more...

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Government spotlight on northeastern performing arts


August 3rd, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Various autonomous organisations under the ministry of culture are engaged in the study and documentation of theatre in the northeastern states, Union Minister of Culture ... Read more...

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‘Most orphans in three states’


July 26th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Three Indian states -- Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh -- have the highest number of orphaned and abandoned children in India, according to a ... Read more...

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Children most vulnerable in Orissa, West Bengal: Study


June 17th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Nearly two-thirds of the 100 districts in the country where children are most vulnerable to poverty, lack of parental care, social unrest and HIV/AIDS are ... Read more...

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Team India should tour country: Mukul Sangma


April 3rd, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 3 (IANS) Congratulating Team India for winning the cricket World Cup, Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Sunday said captain M.S. Dhoni and his men should tour the country ... Read more...

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North-east spring festival: A cultural extravaganza


March 26th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Dimapur, Mar 26 (ANI): The five-day long North East Spring Festival, recently organized in Dimapur city of Nagaland was a grand affair that showcased some of the best folk art forms of ... Read more...

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Bengal intellectuals shocked at Eden fiasco


January 31st, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) West Bengal intellectuals Sunday expressed shock and disappointment over the International Cricket Council's (ICC) decision to shift the India-England World Cup match from the Eden Gardens here and ... Read more...

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Safety Issues Causes Wrigley Field to Use Only One End Zone


November 20th, 2010 - 12:56 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) During the Illinois-Northwestern game on Saturday night, there will be only one end zone which will be used for offense, due to safety concerns, according to an announcement ... Read more...

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Northeast artistes hold audience spellbound at Dill Haat


October 18th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by ANI
By Karam RoniyaNew Delhi, Oct. 18 (ANI): On the sidelines of the recently held Commonwealth Games, an attempt was made to showcase India's rich and diverse cultural heritage to the world by ... Read more...

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Northeast to showcase its dance, music during Games


October 1st, 2010 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Agartala/Aizawl, Oct 1 (IANS) Northeast India's cultural prowess will be in full flow during the Commonwealth Games, with artists from Assam, Tripura, Manipur, Nagaland and Mizoram set to perform in Delhi. ... Read more...

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Sunil Gavaskar dropped from IPL Governing Council


September 29th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Wednesday dropped former captain Sunil Gavaskar from the governing council of the Indian Premier League (IPL) but retained ... Read more...

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Srinivasan set to be BCCI president-elect


September 28th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sept 28 (IANS) The ouster of suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi from his post of the Indian cricket board's vice president and the unanimous elevation of current secretary ... Read more...

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Curfew relaxed for four hours in parts of Srinagar


September 18th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep 18 (ANI): Curfew was relaxed for four hours in southern and eastern parts of Srinagar on Saturday.The curfew was relaxed in South and East zones of the city from 12 ... Read more...

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Congress defers zonal conferences


September 14th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Congress has deferred its zonal conferences in the north and east to mark the 125th anniversary of the party "due to rains", a party official ... Read more...

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Cockroach in food in Duronto, passengers protest


July 19th, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) Passengers of the Mumbai-Howrah Duronto Express Sunday night staged protests at the Howrah station here after the discovery of a cockroach in a meal supplied on ... Read more...

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27 spurious drugs cases reported


May 26th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Twnetyseven cases of spurious drugs have been reported from across India under the government's whistle blower scheme to weed out counterfeit medicines, officials said Wednesday. The policy encourages ... Read more...

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Northeastern youths making mark in all walks of life


March 10th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 10 (ANI): Talented people from northeast are making a mark in different fields across the country.One such person is Sangeeta Phukan an Assamese who recently took part in ... Read more...

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Northeastern states stage a cultural festival


February 27th, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Feb 27(ANI): To promote closer ties among the Northeast states and with their neighbouring Southeast Asian countries, a month-long cultural festival 'Inter-Cultural Dialogue' is being staged and the second leg of ... Read more...

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Cultural fest to bring northeast India, Southeast Asia closer


February 25th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 25 (IANS) Aiming to promote closer ties between northeastern states in India and their neighbouring Southeast Asian countries, a month-long inter-cultural dialogue and festival is being organised, officials said here ... Read more...

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Kalinga Sena threatens IPL over Aussies (Lead)


February 20th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 20 (IANS) The Kalinga Sena, a fringe outfit in Orissa, Saturday again threatened to disrupt the Indian Premier League (IPL) matches in Cuttack until Australian cricketers were barred from playing. This ... Read more...

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Kalinga Sena again threatens to disrupt IPL matches


February 20th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 20 (IANS) The Kalinga Sena, a fringe political outfit in Orissa, Saturday again threatened to disrupt Indian Premier League (IPL) matches in Cuttack as the state cricket authorities had ... Read more...

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Kalinga Sena threatens IPL matches, wants Aussies out (Lead)


February 18th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 19 (IANS) Kalinga Sena, a fringe political outfit in Orissa, Thursday threatened to disrupt Indian Premier League (IPL) matches in the state next month if its conditions - such as ... Read more...

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Kalinga Sena threatens to disrupt IPL matches in Orissa


February 18th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 18 (IANS) Kalinga Sena, a fringe political outfit in Orissa, Thursday set four conditions for allowing IPL matches to be played in the state's Barabati stadium next month and threatened ... Read more...

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West Bengal cricketer slapped one match ban


February 12th, 2010 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 12 (IANS) West Bengal cricketer Manoj Tiwary has been banned for one match following his dressing room explosion with anger Friday during the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy (East Zone) match, ... Read more...

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Is a Modi-Dalmiya pact in BCCI in the offing?


December 8th, 2009 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 8 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) commissioner Lalit Modi may have visited the city Tuesday officially to inspect the Eden Gardens, but sources in the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) ... Read more...

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