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Meghalaya forms panels on influx, tenancy laws


September 5th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 5 (IANS) The Meghalaya government Wednesday decided to form two committees to study the problem of influx and illegal immigrants and review the tenancy laws.Making a suo moto ... Read more...

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Mahanta elected AGP president


April 26th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 26 (IANS) Two-time former Assam chief minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta was Thursday elected the new president of the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP).Another senior leader Atul Bora was elected ... Read more...

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Adrift Italian cruise ship towed to Seychelles


March 1st, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Victoria (Seychelles), March 1 (IANS) The Italian cruise liner Costa Allegra docked in Seychelles' Port Victoria Thursday, three days after it lost power some 260 miles off the archipelago's main ... Read more...

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FIFA urges Uganda football federation to amend constitution


February 10th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kampala (Uganda), Feb 10 (IANS) Football's world governing body FIFA has urged the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) to amend its constitution to avoid internal disputes in the future.Primo ... Read more...

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India could host FIFA U-17 World Cup, government assures support (Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) India is fast becoming a global destination for sport. After cricket and hockey, it is now soccer's turn if FIFA carries the vote for India ... Read more...

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FIFA is keen on India bidding for Under-17 World Cup


January 30th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) India is fast becoming a global destination for sport. After cricket and hockey, it is now soccer's turn if FIFA carries the vote for ... Read more...

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IHF seeks changes to sports ministry’s proposal on unification


June 21st, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) Tuesday submitted its response to the sports ministry's proposal on unification with Hockey India (HI) and sought some changes in ... Read more...

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Now Chanderpaul hauled up by West Indies cricket board


June 3rd, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 3 (IANS) After Chris Gayle, veteran West Indies batsman Shivnaraine Chanderpaul is gearing up for another showdown with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) following his comments ... Read more...

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Chandrasekhara Rao re-elected TRS president


April 29th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 29 (IANS) K. Chandrasekhar Rao was Friday unanimously re-elected president of the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) for the sixth consecutive term.The Mahabubnagar MP was elected unopposed as ... Read more...

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Shetty elected new IHF president


December 20th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) Monday declared the names of its new office-beareres with R.K Shetty taking over the president's post from K.P.S. Gill.Shetty is the president of ... Read more...

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‘British press, complaint against Russia may nix England’s WC 2018 bid chances’


October 30th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 30(ANI): England's prospects of hosting World Cup 2018 has suffered a significant blow due to the British press' recent investigative report into alleged corruption among FIFA's executive committee, a FIFA ... Read more...

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‘Bhaghavan’ factors of Kollywood


September 21st, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Producers of the Tamil film industry have been getting unique titles for their films. Of course, there have been similarities in titles and indeed it has ... Read more...

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Siddique promises 100% entertainment in Kaavalan


September 16th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Maybe, it's disappointing news to hear that Vijay's upcoming release Kaavalan will not hit screens for Diwali. But Siddique's words of assurance about film's quality have ... Read more...

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‘Chikku Bhukku’ Vs ‘Boss Engira Bhaskaran’


August 31st, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 31, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): With both the films of Arya scheduled to hit screens within next month, the biggest question is about which one releases first. Previously there were ... Read more...

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Padmashree Kamal Haasan dishonored by Kerala Actors Association


August 17th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It has been a tradition for the Kerala State Government to honor an actor during the occasion of Onam festival. This year, chief minister Achuthanandan and ... Read more...

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Poonam Mahajan is BJP youth wing vice president


August 13th, 2010 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Poonam Mahajan, the daughter of late Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Pramod Mahajan, has been appointed a vice president of the party's youth wing. Bharatiya Janata Yuva ... Read more...

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Rigzin re-elected President of Tibet Youth Congress


August 9th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
By Akhilesh BhartiDharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 9 (ANI): The Tibetan Youth Congress elected Tsewang Rigzin for the second time as its president.Rigzin's three-year tenure will end in 2013. Earlier, Rigzin was elected ... Read more...

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Pargat Singh to contest HI president’s post


July 16th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Pargat Singh is the latest to throw his hat in the Hockey India (HI) elections, scheduled July 28, and the former India captain will contest for the ... Read more...

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Surya, Vijay Join CM At ‘Vamsam’ Audio Launch


July 3rd, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): South Indian superstars Surya and Vijay shared the dais with honorable Chief Minister M. Kalainyar Karunanidhi for releasing the music of "Vamsam'. The audio launch was ... Read more...

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CII rallies behind Keshub Mahindra on Bhopal gas verdict


June 23rd, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Industrialist Keshub Mahindra, found guilty of criminal laxity with six others in the Bhopal gas disaster, Wednesday found support from an apex chamber that wanted changes in ... Read more...

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Controversies At The ‘Aridhu Aridhu’ Musical Launch


June 12th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Filmmaker Shankar's assistant K.R. Mathivaanan is all set for his debut directorial with "Aridhu Aridhu' whose music release function was held at Sathyam Cinemas this ... Read more...

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Ayyanar Music Release On June 14


June 12th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The grand success of "Eeram' has resulted in actor Aadhi getting a large crowd of fans looking out for his next release "Ayyanar'. The film's ... Read more...

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BJP to sound poll bugle at Bihar national executive meet


June 11th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will finalise its election strategy in poll-bound Bihar when its national executive members meet here Friday during which they will pass two ... Read more...

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Guru Shishyan stirs up trouble with Sakthi


May 8th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): With continuous promos on airs vigorously publicizing the film "Guru Shishyan', the duo Sathyaraj-Sundar C have been persistently addressed as Guru and Shishya. But now, the ... Read more...

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AIFF has no choice but to renew Houghton’s contract


May 6th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) With key India players headed by skipper Bhaichung Bhutia publicly supporting chief coach Bob Houghton, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) can do little except reject the ... Read more...

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Cricketer Srikanth to release ‘Patta Patti 50-50′ audio


May 6th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Cricketer Sadagoppan Ramesh made his onscreen debut as a supporting actor in Jeyam Ravi's "Santhosh Subramaniam'. Now, the actor is all set to perform full-fledged hero ... Read more...

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Manohar slams Modi for violating clause


April 22nd, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 22 (ANI): Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Shashank Manohar on Thursday slammed IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi for violating a confidential clause.He said Modi had put ... Read more...

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Manohar did not allow Modi to reveal ownership of all IPL franchisees


April 21st, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr. 21 (ANI): Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Shashank Manohar is reported to have shot down Indian Premier League (IPL) Commissioner Lalit Modi's move to reveal the ... Read more...

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Kollywood gets ready to compromise


February 20th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): For past couple of weeks, the entire Tamil film fraternity is going through a tumultuous phase. It all started with actor Ajith Kumar's rant that actors are ... Read more...

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Ajith Kumar becomes real superstar


February 9th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Feb 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Ajith Kumar becomes the ultimate superstar in real life with superstar Rajinikanth himself acclaiming him with a standing ovation during the felicitation ceremony for Chief Minister M. ... Read more...

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Jayaram apologizes for his remarks on Tamil women


February 6th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Feb 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Malayalam actor Jayaram has been the favorite of many audiences in Tamil Nadu. Indeed he has been winning their appreciation for his each and every film over ... Read more...

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SGPC haste to amend NanakShahi calendar raises eyebrows


January 2nd, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Jan 2(ANI): The Sikh Diaspora has raised eyebrows over the working of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbhandhak Committee (SGPC) regarding amendments made in the NanakShahi calendar without taking ... Read more...

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Two Pakistani politicians in India next week, to pitch for thaw


December 31st, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Amid the chill in India-Pakistan ties, two senior Pakistani politicians will be in India next week for a multilateral meet, but use the opportunity to make ... Read more...

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Hurriyat executive meets over ‘quiet dialogue’


December 2nd, 2009 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 2 (IANS) The moderate Hurriyat Conference executive led by Mirwaiz Umer Farooq met here Wednesday to discuss the differences within the group over the proposed "quiet dialogue" with the ... Read more...

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Becks to pitch for England hosting rights of FIFA World Cup in 2018


November 27th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 27 (ANI): David Beckham is flying to South Africa next week ahead of the World Cup draw to push England's claims to host the tournament in 2018.According to The ... Read more...

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