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Vedanta plans to shut down Odisha refinery from December


September 6th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 6 (IANS) Vedanta Aluminium Limited (VAL) Thursday informed the Odisha government its intention to shut down temporarily its alumina refinery from Dec 5 due to lack of ... Read more...

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Meghalaya NCP legislators join NPP


August 24th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 24 (IANS) Defeated presidential candidate Purno A. Sangma Friday started his new political innings with the National People's Party (NPP).His sons James K. Sangma and Conrad K. Sangma ... Read more...

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Giant screens across Kolkata for IPL’s top draw


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) With all tickets for Saturday's game between Kolkata Knight Riders and Pune Warriors India sold out, plans are afoot to install 12 giant screens across the ... Read more...

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PM regrets Trivedi’s departure as railway minister (Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS)Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said he regretted the departure of Dinesh Trivedi as railway minister and signalled that the new incumbent will have the ... Read more...

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DoT to consult law ministry on Sistema’s notice


February 29th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) The government will consult the law ministry on the notice sent to it by the Russian conglomerate Sistema threatening international arbitration proceedings if the government ... Read more...

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Interpol, CBI to collaborate in fighting cyber crime


December 16th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) would be collaborating with Interpol to fight telecom and cyber crimes, the heads of the two organisations said Friday.Interpol ... Read more...

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Pakistan to US: vacate Shamsi airbase by Dec 11


December 1st, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 1 (IANS) Pakistan has set a Dec 11 deadline for the US to vacate the Shamsi airbase, used to launch drone attacks, following a NATO airstrike that ... Read more...

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2G note: Pranab meets PM, Sonia


November 2nd, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi following revelations that his ministry's Match note on 2G ... Read more...

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Aamer let go with warning by ICC for flouting ban


August 25th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 25 (IANS) Pakistan bowler Mohammad Aamer has been let go with a warning from the International Cricket Council (ICC) for flouting his ban by playing in a Surrey League ... Read more...

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Police mum on Hazare request for fast


August 1st, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Gandhian Anna Hazare Monday said police has not indicated whether or not he can hold a hunger strike against corruption at the Jantar Mantar here ... Read more...

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Remove Tripura minister equating Vande Mataram with dogs: Congress


June 14th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 14 (IANS) Tripura's opposition Congress Tuesday demanded removal of Higher Education Minister Anil Sarkar for his reportedly derogatory comments about India's national song and MPs. The minister, however, ... Read more...

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Brit supermarket worker sacked for drinking Lady Grey instead of store brand


March 29th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 29 (ANI): A supermarket worker in Britain has revealed that he was sacked from his job after he drank Lady Grey tea instead of the supermarket's own brand of Fair ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s arrest warrant in Benazir murder case sent to UK Foreign Affairs Dept.


March 10th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 10(ANI): The Pakistan Government has sent the arrest warrant for former president Pervez Musharraf in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case to British authorities.According to Interior Ministry sources, the Federal ... Read more...

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Football matches postponed in Egypt for security reasons


January 29th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Jan 29 (IANS/AKI) Egypt's Football Association has postponed all football matches scheduled for Saturday citing security reasons related to the ongoing wave of anti-government protests that have shaken the country since ... Read more...

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Mayawati looks for new chief secretary


January 25th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 25 (IANS) With state elections in sight and to focus on providing good governance, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has sought repatriation of state cadre IAS officer Desh Deepak Verma ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro’s airport line gets safety clearance, to begin soon (Lead)


January 10th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The Delhi Metro's much-awaited Airport Express Line is likely to start soon after it got a safety clearance from the Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety, officials said ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro’s airport line gets safety clearance


January 10th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) After undergoing a two-day safety check, the Delhi Metro's high-speed Airport Express Line received a security clearance Monday, an official said, adding that operations may begin next ... Read more...

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NDFB offers unilateral ceasefire for peace talks


January 5th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 5 (IANS) The anti-talk faction of the outlawed National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) led by jailed separatist leader Ranjan Daimary has offered a unilateral ceasefire to pave the ... Read more...

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Andhra offers talks with Orissa over Polavaram project


November 2nd, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 2 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has offered to have a dialogue with Orissa to resolve issues related to the controversial Polavaram irrigation project, a senior Orissa official said Tuesday."Their ... Read more...

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Lalgarh rally: Minister accused of misleading parliament


September 16th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A central minister had breached parliament's privilege on two counts while making a statement on Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee's controversial rally at Lalgarh in West Bengal, ... Read more...

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Amisha Patel Faces Rude Treatment At Kolkata Airport


September 10th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Bollywood actress Amisha Patel has reportedly faced a very bad experience on her trip to Kolkata yesterday. She was in the city for some professional commitment but ... Read more...

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Now Indian Army to take on mosquitoes (Lead)


September 8th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The mighty Indian Army is all set to battle a new enemy -- mosquitoes. With the capital seeing an alarming rise in the number of dengue cases ahead ... Read more...

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India comes to Maoist MP’s aid in Nepal


August 14th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 14 (IANS) Overlooking a series of strident allegations by Nepal's Maoists, India Saturday came to the aid of a woman MP of their party who has been ... Read more...

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Kindergarten Parent Brawl Cancels Graduation Ceremony


June 26th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Puesta del Sol Elementary School was placed on lockdown during Wednesday morning after a fight broke out between parents during a kindergarten graduation ceremony. Karen ... Read more...

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ULFA has formally expressed desire for peace talks: Gogoi


June 13th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 13 (IANS) The outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) has formally expressed its willingness to open peace talks with the government to end more than three decades of violent ... Read more...

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Compromise Reached?: American Gay Community To Serve Freely In Military?


May 25th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, May 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The United States would like to bid farewell to the policies of the Bill Clinton era and a new America under the presidentship of Barack ... Read more...

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Eunuchs can guard frontiers, suggests Arunachal minister


May 11th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Itanagar, May 11 (IANS) A regiment of eunuchs could be used to guard India's borders as they are known for their integrity and have played a similar role ... Read more...

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Ready to take action against Zardari in Swiss laundering case on SC directives: Pak AG


April 28th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.28 (ANI): Pakistan's newly appointed Attorney General Maulvi Anwar-ul-Haq has said that he is ready to write a letter to the Swiss government for reopening the money laundering cases against ... Read more...

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Providing direct access to Headley top priority: US (Second Lead)


April 19th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The US Monday said it has been sharing information with India on David Coleman Headley on a "real time basis" and has made it "top priority" ... Read more...

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India to write to US for access to Headley (Lead)


April 17th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia/New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Armed with support from US President Barack Obama, India is to send a formal letter to the US for access to David Coleman Headley, the American-Pakistani ... Read more...

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India to send letter to US for access to Headley


April 17th, 2010 - 6:10 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, April 17 (IANS) Armed with support from US President Barack Obama, India will now send a formal letter to the US for access to David Coleman Headley, one of the ... Read more...

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Mayawati declines to meet with US ambassador


March 16th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 16 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has declined to meet US Ambassador Timothy J. Roemer, who arrived here Tuesday on a two-day visit to the state, citing her "busy ... Read more...

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Heated Debate Over ‘Racist’ Pizza Hut Receipt-Lawsuit Article


February 23rd, 2010 - 3:20 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
St. Louis MO, February 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In an earlier story printed today, I brought you the story of Karl Mayberry, who has announced plans to sue the Pizza Hut ... Read more...

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Now, nursery admission not before four in Delhi (Second Lead)


February 15th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) In an attempt to standardize non-formal education and bring reprieve for tens of thousands of children and their parents, the human resource development (HRD) ministry and school ... Read more...

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Headley ‘misrepresented’ personal information in his visa application (IANS Exclusive)


December 24th, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayank Chhaya Chicago, Dec 24 (IANS) Mumbai terror suspect David Coleman Headley seems to have deliberately kept out information that could have raised suspicion while applying for an Indian visa."In applying for ... Read more...

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