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31 killed in Sudanese plane crash


August 19th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Khartoum, Aug 19 (IANS) A total of 31 passengers were killed Sunday when a Sudanese civil plane carrying a ministerial delegation crashed in the country's South Kordofan state, Xinhua reported.The ... Read more...

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Karnataka says no to immediate ban on bizarre ritual


February 3rd, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 3 (IANS) Karnataka's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government Friday said while it opposed a ritual in which people rolled over the leftovers of meals eaten by Brahmins ... Read more...

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New Andhra ministers get portfolios


January 20th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 20 (IANS) The deadlock over portfolios to the two new cabinet ministers in Andhra Pradesh was resolved Friday after the erstwhile Praja Rajyam Party (PRP) agreed to ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu cabinet reshuffled, two dropped


December 10th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 9 (IANS) In another reshuffle of her cabinet within a month, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Friday inducted two ministers and dropped two.According to a statement from Governor ... Read more...

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Stalin may face action for defaming Jayalalithaa: Minister


December 4th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 4 (IANS) A Tamil Nadu minister said Sunday that DMK treasurer and former deputy chief minister M.K. Stalin could be prosecuted for levelling false land grab charges against ... Read more...

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‘Saif will be annointed next nawab of Pataudi’


October 24th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 24 (IANS) Filmstar Saif Ali Khan, son of former Indian cricket captain Mansoor Ali Khan, will be annointed the next nawab of Pataudi, his sister Saba Ali Khan ... Read more...

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Diwali in jail for Yeddyurappa


October 24th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 24 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, arrested for alleged corruption cases, will spend Diwali behind bars as the high court Monday put off to Oct 28 ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa faces another graft case


October 19th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 19 (IANS) As former Karnata chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa spent his first full day in prison Wednesday in connection with illegal land deals, one more such case ... Read more...

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Treat poor free, apex court tells 10 Delhi hospitals


September 1st, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday directed 10 multi-specialty private hospitals in the national capital to provide free treatment to poor patients and recover the cost from ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu reverts to New Year in Chithirai again


August 23rd, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 23 (IANS) The first day of the Tamil month of Chithirai (mid-April) will once again mark the official New Year in Tamil Nadu.Going back to the age-old tradition, ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai trust submits report to Andhra government


July 11th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 11 (IANS) The Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust, which manages the affairs of late Sathya Sai Baba's spiritual empire, Monday submitted a detailed report to the Andhra Pradesh ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai trust yet to submit report to government


July 5th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 5 (IANS) The Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust is yet to submit a report to the Andhra Pradesh government on its functioning even as police intensified its probe ... Read more...

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UAE to open 140 new mosques in 2011


June 28th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 28 (IANS/WAM) A total of 140 new mosques will be opened across the United Arab Emirates (UAE) this year, an official said.Mohammed Obeid Al Mazrouei, executive director ... Read more...

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Andhra governor accepts minister’s resignation over Telangana


June 1st, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 1 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan Wednesday accepted the resignation of cabinet minister J. Krishna Rao over the delay in formation of a separate Telangana state.The ... Read more...

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Minister from Telangana quits


May 31st, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 31 (IANS) An Andhra Pradesh cabinet minister Tuesday submitted his resignation to the governor over the delay in carving out a separate Telangana state.Endowments Minister J. Krishna ... Read more...

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Two Andhra ministers arrested to avert clash


May 21st, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 21 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh police Saturday arrested two cabinet ministers to avert a clash between them in Mahabubnagar district.Minister D.K. Aruna was arrested from her assembly ... Read more...

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Himachal temples to melt holy gold


April 12th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 12 (IANS) Like the Naina Devi and Chamunda Devi shrines, many Himachal Pradesh temples are flush with gold worth crores of rupees. And some of it could soon ... Read more...

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Andhra Pradesh Congress Minister resigns over Telangana issue


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Mar 3 (ANI: Andhra Pradesh Endowments Minister Jupally Krishna Rao today sent his resignation letter to Congress President Sonia Gandhi to mount pressure on the Centre for formation of a ... Read more...

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Andhra minister quits over Telangana issue (Lead)


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 3 (IANS) An Andhra Pradesh cabinet minister Thursday sent his resignation to Congress president Sonia Gandhi, demanding the leadership to make a clear announcement on the formation ... Read more...

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Andhra minister quits over Telangana issue


March 3rd, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 3 (IANS) Unhappy over the delay in the formation of a separate Telangana state, a minister in Andhra Pradesh cabinet Thursday sent his resignation to Congress president ... Read more...

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Kuwait may pardon prisoners who memorise Quran


February 4th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Manama, Feb 4 (ANI): Kuwait's Endowments and Islamic Affairs ministry has said that prisoners who can memorise the Quran might be eligible for the annual pardon.The decision will be part of efforts ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi again hints at his retirement


January 24th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai Jan 24 (IANS) With the state assembly elections around the corner, DMK President and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Monday sounded out his retirement from active political life to concentrate ... Read more...

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Andhra minister threatens to quit over Telangana


January 7th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 7 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Minister Jupalli Krishna Rao, who hails from Telangana, Friday threatened to resign if a bill is not tabled in the budget session of parliament to ... Read more...

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Mayawati sacks minister indicted by ombudsman


December 26th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 26 (IANS) Taking serious note of the indictment by the Lok Ayukta (ombudsman), Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Sunday dropped one of her ministers charged with graft.Minister of state for ... Read more...

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Miffed Andhra ministers still waiting for key portfolios


December 3rd, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 3 (IANS) The impasse in the Andhra Pradesh cabinet continued Friday with some ministers who were unhappy with their portfolios refusing to take charge and waiting for Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh offers prayers at Tirupati temple


September 1st, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday offered prayers at the famous Lord Venkateswara temple in Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh. On a visit to the temple town to lay the ... Read more...

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Court asks police to book 16 Andhra ministers


August 13th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 13 (IANS) A city court Friday directed police to book 16 ministers from Andhra and Rayalaseema regions for allegedly calling as "anti-national" those fighting for a separate state of ... Read more...

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TRS takes on Andhra ministers over ‘anti-national’ remark


August 9th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 9 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) chief K. Chandrasekhara Rao Monday said ministers from Andhra and Rayalaseema regions will not be allowed to move in Telangana if they fail ... Read more...

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Srikrishna panel to travel and elicit opinion on Telangana


August 6th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 6 (IANS) Members of the Srikrishna committee, looking into demands for and against separate statehood to Telangana, will travel by train next month to seek the opinion of the ... Read more...

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Robert Pattinson lives on ready-to-eat meals


July 22nd, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): 'Twilight' star Robert Pattinson has revealed that his incapability to cook has made him seek the services of a special catering company that delivers fresh food daily to ... Read more...

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UAE issues fatwa against ‘haram’ vuvuzelas


July 10th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, July 10(ANI): A fatwa has been issued against vuvuzelas in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), saying that the plastic horns will not be permitted in the Gulf country if they exceed ... Read more...

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Fatwa issued against vuvuzela


July 9th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 9 (IANS) The vuvuzela, the plastic trumpet made famous by the football World Cup in South Africa, is in trouble in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as the authorities ... Read more...

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Andhra government to rebuild collapsed temple tower


May 27th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 27 (IANS) The "Rajagopuram" towering entrance to the 15th century Srikalahasti temple in Chittoor district that collapsed Wednesday night will be rebuilt with the assistance of the Archaeological Survey of ... Read more...

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Online database of Madhya Pradesh temples soon


April 14th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 14 (IANS) Temples in Madhya Pradesh maintained by the state government will soon have computerised records and all information about them would be available online in an effort to prevent ... Read more...

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Himachal temples allowed to sell gold, silver


April 13th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 13 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh assembly Tuesday allowed state-administered temples to sell part of the gold and silver they received as donations from devotees. The relevant bill, the Himachal Pradesh ... Read more...

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