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Indian engineering major to boost Ghana’s cricket standards (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Aug 23 (IANS) Indian engineering major Shapoorji Pallonji has pledged $2,631 to promote cricket in Ghana and help it prepare for an international tournament in Western Samoa."We appreciate the ... Read more...

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Indian engineering major pledges $2,631 to raise Ghana’s cricket standards


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Aug 23 (IANS) Indian engineering major Shapoorji Pallonji has pledged $2,631 to promote cricket in Ghana and help it prepare for an international tournament in Western Samoa."We appreciate the ... Read more...

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Delhi Secretariat too flouted fire safety norms: DFS


June 23rd, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Two days after a huge fire gutted four floors of the Maharashtra Secretariat in Mumbai, officials here said that Delhi's 10-storey secretariat building too was ... Read more...

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Inadequate fire safety in Delhi hospitals: Experts


December 9th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) As a devastating fire in a Kolkata hospital claimed 81 lives, experts in Delhi pointed out how some hospitals are a ticking time bomb with ... Read more...

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Now GCA president Narvekar accused of rigging pitch in Ranji match


November 17th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 17 (IANS) A former executive member of the Goa Cricket Association (GCA) and ex-Ranji player has accused the association's president Dayanand Narvekar of 'pitch-fixing' in the controversial Goa-Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Maldives to host second South Asian Beach Games


October 13th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 13 (IANS) Maldives will host the second South Asian Beach Games in 2013, the South Asian Olympic Council (SAOC) confirmed.The decision was taken at the SAOC meeting at ... Read more...

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Tata Motors stock falls 6 percent after chief executive quits


September 12th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Shares of the Indian automobile giant Tata Motors Monday fell almost six percent following the resignation of its group chief executive officer and managing director ... Read more...

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Tata Motors Global CEO steps down


September 9th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) Carl-Peter Forster has stepped down as the Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director (MD) of Tata Motors with immediate effect, the company announced Friday.According ... Read more...

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‘Proportionate electoral system will avoid vote wastage’


September 3rd, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The proportionate electoral system (PES) would give a chance to all citizens to elect their representatives without any wastage of votes, an expert said ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi rally planned in Noida July 9


July 3rd, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Noida, July 2 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will address a gathering in Noida July 9 after the state government rejected the party's application to hold a rally at ... Read more...

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Hurriyat revokes suspension of Ittehadul Muslimeen


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 1 (IANS) The nearly two-month-long suspension of the Moulvi Abbas Ansari-led Ittehadul Muslimeen from the moderate Hurriyat Conference in Kashmir was Wednesday revoked by the conglomerate, a press ... Read more...

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CONCACAF divided on whistle-blower Blazer


June 1st, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) was divided over its secretary-general Chuck Blazer, whistle-blower in the FIFA bribery scandal, whose revelations ... Read more...

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Another Assam woman killed for suspected witchcraft


April 18th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 18 (IANS) An elderly tribal woman was found hacked to death and buried by a stream in Assam, the fourth such incident since Friday in what police suspect ... Read more...

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Social group analyses manifestos in West Bengal


April 17th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 16 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress has not elaborated on land acquisition policy, the Left Front's promise on social security for the poor does not match concrete programmes, and ... Read more...

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Thousands join funeral of slain Kashmiri religious leader


April 8th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 8 (IANS) Thousands of mourners joined the 'Nimaz-e-Jinaza' (funeral prayers) of Kashmiri religious leader Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah, who was killed in a powerful blast outside a mosque ... Read more...

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AGPC delegation meets US authorities over Hondh-Chillar killing


March 9th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinNew Delhi, Mar 9 (ANI): A high level delegation of American Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (AGPC) met US State Department officials and discussed with them the human rights issue of ... Read more...

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Not returning to Congress, says Sangma


February 11th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 11 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and former Lok Sabha speaker Purno Sangma Friday said he would not return to the Congress on political compulsions. "I am the monarch ... Read more...

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RSS leader Indresh Kumar questioned for Mecca Masjid blast


December 23rd, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Dec 23 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday questioned RSS executive member Indresh Kumar in connection with the blast at Mecca Masjid in Hyderabad in 2007 and the ... Read more...

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Decks being cleared for Assam separatists’ release


November 28th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Nov 28 (IANS) The decks are being cleared for the release of all top jailed leaders of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) as the government ... Read more...

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Watch out for Rajasthan pace sensation Deepak, says coach


November 1st, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Deepak Chahar dreamt of taking five wickets on Ranji Trophy debut. Fate, however, had willed it bigger. The 18-year-old medium-pacer from Rajasthan claimed eight Monday ... Read more...

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Lucky Ali wows Assam crowd, to promote district


October 30th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Jadav Kakoti Haflong (Assam), Oct 30 (IANS) Bollywood singer-composer and actor Lucky Ali, who regaled the crowd with a rocking performance in this Assam town, will be the brand ambassador of ... Read more...

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Government funds siphoned off to Assam terror outfit: NIA chargesheet


October 22nd, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Oct 22 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA), which investigates terror related crimes, has come up with startling revelations indicating that government funds worth millions of rupees ... Read more...

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Five star hotel eyeing heritage structures


September 28th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 28 (IANS) Five star hotel lobbies are behind a controversial amendment to a heritage conservation legislation which heritage protection groups Tuesday alleged would put historic monuments and sites at risk. Prajal ... Read more...

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Cambridge pips Harvard as world’s top university


September 8th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 8 (ANI): The University of Cambridge has attained the numero uno spot in the 2010 QS World University Rankings, as Harvard University slipped to the second position for the first ... Read more...

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‘Foreign firms want to invest only near Dhaka, Chittagong’


August 10th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 10 (IANS) Asian investors want to set up manufacturing units or relocate their existing industries only around the national capital and port town of Chittagong in Bangladesh, says an official. In ... Read more...

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Premature to say more politicians involved in Assam scam: CBI


July 14th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati/Shillong, July 14 (IANS) The CBI Wednesday said it was too premature to claim involvement of more politicians in the multimillion rupee financial scam involving swindling of government funds in Assam's North ... Read more...

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Terrorists’ arms cache recovered in Assam


July 10th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Haflong (Assam), July 10 (IANS) A large cache of arms and ammunition, including 28 AK-47 rifles belonging to separatist outfit Dima Halam Daogah's Jewel Gorolsa faction (DHD-J), has been recovered by security ... Read more...

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Assam scam will be raised in parliament: BJP


July 10th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday said the multi-million financial scam involving swindling of government funds by a clique of politicians-bureaucrats-militants-contractors in Assam will be raised in ... Read more...

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MCD accuses DJB of supplying dirty water


July 7th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Wednesday accused the city government-controlled Delhi Jal Board (DJB) of supplying dirty potable water to residents. The issue was ... Read more...

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Tripura opposition parties withdraw CM boycott


July 1st, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 1 (IANS) Tripura's opposition parties Thursday withdrew their six-and-a-half month old boycott of Chief Minister Manik Sarkar over his remarks on the alleged links between terror groups and the state's ... Read more...

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CBI seizes Rs 130.5 mn cash from house of scam accused’s relative


June 16th, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 15 (IANS) Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) sleuths Tuesday seized a whopping Rs. 130.5 million in cash stacked in sacks and boxes from the house of a relative of a ... Read more...

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CPI-M seeks more power for northeast autonomous councils


May 19th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 19 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday urged the central government to give more powers to the northeast autonomous councils for all round development of the ... Read more...

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Members of tribal district council take oath in Tripura


May 19th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Khumlwung (Tripura), May 19 (ANI): The newly elected members of Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council took oath at Khumlwung on Tuesday.27 members including three women were administered the official oath by ... Read more...

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US diplomat meets Aung San Suu Kyi


May 10th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 10 (DPA) US Assistant Secretary of State Kurt Campbell Monday met with Myanmar pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi and other opposition figures during an official visit to assess ... Read more...

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Old police horses trot off to sanctuary’s comfort (Feature with images)


March 31st, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Sugandha Pathak and Shweta Srinivasan New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Beautiful stallions and sturdy mares that once worked for Delhi Police but are now injured or too old find a perfect retirement ... Read more...

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