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On average, five walkouts a year by Congress in Himachal


August 30th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 30 (IANS) Miffed by the policies of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Himachal Pradesh, the opposition Congress has staged walkouts at least five times a ... Read more...

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Aarushi case: Witness fails to answer defence queries


August 27th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 27 (IANS) A forensic expert could not answer in a special court here Monday some defence queries on samples lifted from the scene of the Aarushi-Hemraj double murder, ... Read more...

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Sulabh disburses monthly aid to Vrindavan widows


August 22nd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 22 (IANS) Sulabh International, the NGO promoting low-cost sanitation and hygiene, Wednesday said it would provide a monthly aid of Rs.1,000 to widows living in penury in Vrindavan ... Read more...

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Baba Ramdev detained in Ambedkar Stadium


August 13th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) With Baba Ramdev and his anti-corruption supporters blocking roads in central Delhi, police were Monday forced to detain them in Ambedkar Stadium, a few hundred ... Read more...

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Ramdev supporters detained by police


August 13th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Thousands of Baba Ramdev supporters were Monday detained by police while marching towards parliament demanding that black money stashed abroad be brought back to India."We ... Read more...

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BJP doesn’t expect political support from Ramdev: Gadkari


August 13th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Lending support to Baba Ramdev's agitation against black money and corruption, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Nitin Gadkari Monday said his party does not ... Read more...

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Gurgaon steps up effort for high security number plates


August 1st, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 1 (IANS) To ensure compliance of a Supreme Court order, the Gurgaon administration will hand over registration certificates (RCs) of vehicles only after owners submit proof that they ... Read more...

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Ekta overwhelmed by response to ‘Kyaa Super Kool…’


August 1st, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Film producer Ekta Kapoor says she is overwhelmed by the box office response to "Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum".The film, a sequel to the 2005 ... Read more...

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May do another sequel, says ‘Kyaa Super Kool…’ director


August 1st, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) The makers of "Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum" are planning to make a sequel to the film, which has raked in nearly Rs.29 crore by ... Read more...

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Are you an expensive surgeon, Rajesh Khanna asked (Lead, with correction in second para)


July 25th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) "I hope you are not a very expensive heart surgeon, I may need your services some day!"This was Rajesh Khanna's prayer to cardiac surgeon Mukesh ... Read more...

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Are you an expensive surgeon, Rajesh Khanna asked (With Image)


July 25th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) "I hope you are not a very expensive heart surgeon, I may need your services some day!"This was Rajesh Khanna's prayer to cardiologist Mukesh Hariawala ... Read more...

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PETA to snake charmers: Use fake snakes on Nag Panchami


July 20th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) As Hindus gear up to celebrate the Nag Panchami festival Monday, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Friday urged snake charmers to ... Read more...

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Midnight release for ‘Bol Bachchan’ in Gujarat


July 5th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Rohit Shetty has a gift for all movie buffs in Gujarat. The director has decided to release his new film "Bol Bachchan" in the state ... Read more...

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Ganguly-led technical committee calls for Ranji overhaul


June 12th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) The Sourav Ganguly-led technical committee of the Indian cricket board Tuesday called for overhauling the Ranji Trophy and recommended doing away with the Elite and Plate ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s health deteriorates in prison


June 6th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 6 (IANS) The health of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak severely deteriorated Wednesday, his fifth day in Cairo's Torah prison, and he was put on the ventilator five ... Read more...

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Windies performance has answered critics, says Sammy


May 22nd, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy said despite losing the opening Test to England, his side has managed to answer many of the critics who had written off ... Read more...

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Air India pilots continue strike for fifth day (Lead)


May 12th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) The Air India pilots continued their agitation for the fifth consecutive day Saturday, forcing the management to cancel 14 flights and re-scheduling many ... Read more...

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Air India pilots’ strike enters fifth day


May 12th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) Four international flights were cancelled and several domestic flights re-scheduled Saturday as the Air India pilots continued to strike for the fifth day, leaving passengers stranded ... Read more...

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NCP demands Meghalaya CM’s resignation


May 4th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 4 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Friday demanded Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma's resignation over the deteriorating law and order situation in the three insurgency-ravaged districts of ... Read more...

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Indian American student was ‘uncomfortable’ with gay roommate


March 2nd, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 2 (IANS) Indian American student Dharun Ravi, on trial for spying on his roommate with a webcam, "appeared uncomfortable" with having a gay roommate, an ultimate frisbee ... Read more...

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Obama calls US commander over Afghan violence


February 26th, 2012 - 7:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) US President Barack Obama telephoned the top American commander in Afghanistan Saturday to discuss the ongoing violence over the Quran burning.Obama thanked Gen. John Allen, ... Read more...

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Britain withdraws civilian staff from Kabul


February 26th, 2012 - 3:30 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 26 (IANS) Britain has announced to temporarily withdraw its civilian staff from Kabul after the shooting dead of two NATO officers at the Afghan interior ministry.The civilian members ... Read more...

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18 premature babies die in Syrian hospital


February 9th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) Eighteen premature babies in incubators were said to have died after their hospital was hit by electricity cuts in turbulent Syrian city of Homs, the ... Read more...

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Protest hits rail services in Bastar


January 17th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 17 (IANS) A protest launched by the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), the youth wing of Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), hit rail services Tuesday in ... Read more...

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Major snowfall in Srinagar in coming days


January 12th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 12 (IANS) The maximum temperature remained below the freezing point for the fifth day Thursday in Srinagar and the weather office forecast another major snowfall here on Sunday ... Read more...

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Rajasthan doctors continue strike, 40 patients dead


December 25th, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 25 (IANS) Medical services in Rajasthan remained badly affected on the fifth day of the strike by resident doctors Sunday, with at least 40 patients dying across the ... Read more...

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Manmohan meets president, discusses parliament logjam


November 28th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met President Pratibha Patil and discussed the parliament logjam Monday, the fifth day in a row when both houses were ... Read more...

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India lose four wickets while chasing 243 (Lead)


November 26th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) India lost four wickets, while chasing a target of 243 runs, to reach 148/4 at tea on the fifth day of the third cricket Test ... Read more...

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Ojha, Ashwin bowl out West Indies (Lunch Report)


November 26th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Spinners Pragyan Ojha and Ravichandran Ashwin triggered a West Indies collapse, bowling them out for 134 in their second innings that set India a target of ... Read more...

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Ashwin century makes up for Tendulkar missing it (Roundup)


November 25th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin joined two illustrious Indians Vinoo Mankad and Polly Umrigar in scoring a hundred and taking five wickets in an innings, to offset ... Read more...

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Australia win a thriller against South Africa


November 21st, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Nov 21 (IANS) Australia pulled off a thrilling two wicket victory over South Africa in the fiercely contested second Test to square the series 1-1.Eighteen-year-old debutant Pat Cummins (13), ... Read more...

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India aiming for a clean sweep of West Indies


November 21st, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) India will be looking for a clean sweep of the three Test series against the West Indies when the last match gets underway at the ... Read more...

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Spain’s Fernando-Castano wins Singapore Open


November 14th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Nov 14 (IANS) Spaniard Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano won the Barclays Singapore Open golf in the playoff Monday as the tournament dragged on to a fifth day despite being shortened by ... Read more...

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In Occupied America!


November 13th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) America is occupied today! The occupiers, a unique group of protesters, who have pitched tents and tarps in parks across America, from the Wall Street in ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka one gold behind leader India in South Asian Beach Games


October 13th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 13 (IANS) Sri Lankan swimmers swept all the gold medals in the life-saving event at the first South Asian Beach Games allowing the hosts to almost catch up ... Read more...

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