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Marathi actor arrested in Goa parlour raid


September 7th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 7 (IANS) Marathi actor Sachit Pati was arrested along with five others when police raided a Goa massage parlour and rescued five women, officials said Friday.The six were ... Read more...

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RPI workers demand Mumbai mill land for Ambedkar memorial


June 12th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), June 12 (IANS) Republican Party of India (RPI) workers continued their agitation here for the second consecutive day Tuesday to press for their demand to hand over ... Read more...

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Jharkhand conman arrested in Lucknow


May 5th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 5 (IANS) A conman who had cheated over 100 people of lakhs of rupees in Jharkhand was arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) of Uttar Pradesh here, ... Read more...

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Man held for sex trafficking in Russia


April 7th, 2012 - 6:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Lebanese national has been detained in Russia on suspicion of trafficking a Russian woman to Lebanon and forcing her to work as a prostitute, ... Read more...

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Wanted sex trafficker extradited to Russia


March 31st, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian woman accused of sex trafficking, and on an international wanted list since 2010, has been extradited from Germany to face charges in Russia.Svetlana ... Read more...

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Rahul attacks Mayawati in maiden Lucknow rally (Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 15 (IANS) As Uttar Pradesh voted in the third phase of assembly polls Wednesday, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi kept up his attack on Chief Minister Mayawati in ... Read more...

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Despite talent, music bands struggle to find space


February 14th, 2012 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) They met on Facebook and formed the five-member metal band Scythus but soon faced the same problems as other similar groups -- mismanagement, ... Read more...

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Team Anna begins anti-graft campaign in UP


February 8th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) After touring Uttrakhand and Punjab, Team Anna has begun its campaign in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh for educating voters on the anti-graft Jan Lokpal bill, ... Read more...

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More foreign women being trafficked to China


December 5th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 5 (IANS) An increasing number of foreign women, mostly from China's bordering countries of Vietnam, Laos and Myanmar, are being trafficked into the country on false promises of ... Read more...

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Coices of dictatorship in Mamata regime: Rights group


November 23rd, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) Civil rights group Association for Protection of Democratic Rights (APDR) Wednesday launched a stinging attack on West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government alleging that democracy was ... Read more...

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Greater Noida farmers vow to reject land takeover package


September 3rd, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Sep 3 (IANS) Over 40 Greater Noida farmers from 20 villages Saturday vowed not to accept the state government's compensation package for land takeover, a peasant leader said.At ... Read more...

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Anna movement was unarmed attack on corruption (Comment)


August 28th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Without doubt, India has been a crucible of democracy since independence in 1947. In the context of the disintegration of the Soviet Union, the continued plunder by African tyrannies, and ... Read more...

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Mamata’s bluff as railway minister called: CPI-M


August 21st, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday accused West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of misleading the masses by making false promises during her stint ... Read more...

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Cynicism, indifference trails PM’s I-Day speech


August 15th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) It was another laidback national holiday for most Indians, with not many bothering to switch on their TV to listen to what Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Beware against making false promises: Omar


June 28th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 28 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday cut short a public meeting rather than make a promise he couldn't keep and then advised his ... Read more...

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Ramdev firm on fast; PM, Sonia favour more talks (Intro Roundup)


June 3rd, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev was firm Thursday on going on a fast against corruption and illegal money in tax havens abroad, but the government ... Read more...

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Sonia alleges misuse of central funds in Bengal


April 20th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Nalhati (West Bengal), April 20 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Wednesday had a word of praise for Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee even as she questioned the use of ... Read more...

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Sonia attacks BJP over Bangladeshi infiltration issue


April 8th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 8 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Friday lashed out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), saying the party that is now raising the bogey of Bangladeshi infiltration ... Read more...

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Vote for Congress again for Assam’s development, says PM


April 7th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Barpeta (Assam), April 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday appealed to people to vote the Congress into power again to ensure Assam's development, and urged them not ... Read more...

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Doors to militant groups open: PM (Lead)


April 2nd, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Dhakuwakhana (Assam), April 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who campaigned for the Congress here Saturday, said the central government was open to talks with all militant groups and ... Read more...

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Give Congress third term in Assam: PM


April 2nd, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dhakuwakhana (Assam), April 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday urged voters in Assam not to be misled by false promises by the opposition and give the Congress a ... Read more...

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ULFA calls shutdown in Assam on Apr. 2 to protest PM’s visit


April 1st, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Apr 1 (ANI): The United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) has called for a 12-hour shutdown in Assam on Saturday to protest the proposed visit of Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan ... Read more...

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Sonia, Advani in slanging match in Assam


April 1st, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 1 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Friday accussed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of pursuing lopsided policies while BJP star L.K. Advani charged her with dictating Prime ... Read more...

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Kanimozhi slams opposition for making false promises


April 1st, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Perambalur/ Madurai, Apr 1 (ANI) Campaigning ahead of April 13 state assembly polls, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi's daughter and DMK MP Kanimozhi on Friday criticised the opposition parties, saying that ... Read more...

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AGP, BJP have done nothing for Assam: Sonia


April 1st, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 1 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Friday kicked off her election campaign in Assam with a blistering attack on the opposition Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) and the ... Read more...

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Youth who set himself afire in Kolkata dies


March 11th, 2011 - 2:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 11 (IANS) A youth, who had set himself on fire outside Railway Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee's residence here after failing to get a railway ... Read more...

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Interpret laws to further social interests: Supreme Court


March 8th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said that constitutional provisions should be interpreted in a way that they "further the social interest" and the purpose behind them."The ... Read more...

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Youth immolates over Trinamool ‘fraud’, party denies role (Lead)


March 6th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 6 (IANS) A youth, who allegedly failed to get a railway job as promised by some Trinamool Congress leaders, set himself on fire outside Railway Minister and ... Read more...

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Youth sets self ablaze outside Mamata’s house


March 6th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 6 (IANS) A youth, who reportedly did not get a job in the railways as promised to him by some Trinamool Congress leaders, set himself on fire ... Read more...

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UK to ease visa policy to provide more opportunities to Pakistanis


February 23rd, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 23(ANI): The British government has softened its visa policy for Pakistani citizens to provide more opportunities for them in the United Kingdom, Immigration Minister Damian Green has said."We want the ... Read more...

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14-year-old trafficked Manipur girl rescued in Gurgaon


February 10th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Feb 10 (IANS) A 14-year-old girl from Manipur who was trafficked and about to be sold off in a marriage here was rescued by the Gurgaon police, a statement by a ... Read more...

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Iranian man accused of developing porn websites faces execution


February 10th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): An Iranian web programmer, who has been accused of developing porn websites, is now facing imminent execution after he allegedly confessed to the crime under torture.Saeed Malekpour, 35, ... Read more...

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Was Abe Lincoln’s ‘pardon to death row inmate before assassination’ claim doctored?


January 25th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): An amateur US historian has been accused of doctoring a key document of former US President Abraham Lincoln for his own benefit by changing the date of an ... Read more...

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Warrant issued against Subrata Roy, 4 Sahara officials for cheating (Lead)


January 24th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday issued a bailable warrant against Sahara India group's chairman Subrata Roy and four other officials of the group on a complaint that they ... Read more...

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Deepak Chopra launches graphic novel on Buddha’s life


December 6th, 2010 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 6 (IANS) New age guru Deepak Chopra is all set to publish a graphic adaptation of his New York Times bestselling novel "Buddha: A Story of Enlightenment" in collaboration with ... Read more...

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