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SC moved for staying Kudankulam’s 1989 environmental clearance


September 21st, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court was moved Friday for staying the environmental clearance given to the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) in 1989 as this was ... Read more...

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Weisz loves being US citizen


August 10th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 10 (IANS) British actress Rachel Weisz, who got US citizenship last year, is excited about the fact that she can now vote in the US.She lives ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Mary Kom in semis, ensures medal for India (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Boxer M.C. Mary Kom ensured another medal for India from the 2012 London Olympics with a convincing 15-6 victory over Tunisian Maroua Rahali in the quarter-finals ... Read more...

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Olympics: Indian boxers Vijender, Jai Bhagwan shine (Second Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Boxers Vijender Singh and his childhood friend Jai Bhagwan set the record straight for India, after the disappointment of Shiva Thapa, as they made their way ... Read more...

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Olympics boxing: Jai Bhagwan marches into round of 16 (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Inspired by chants of "India, India" resonating in the ExCeL London Exhibition Centre, boxer Jai Bhagwan outclassed his Seychelles' opponent Andrique Allisop 18-8 in the lightweight ... Read more...

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Mamata withdraws Trinamool candidates from GTA polls


July 21st, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday pulled out all Trinamool Congress candidates from the July 29 polls to the Darjeeling Hill governing panel, a move that ... Read more...

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Team Anna questions government’s integrity


July 16th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 16 (IANS) Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal Monday questioned the government's integrity for constituting the select committee to discuss the Lokpal bill, saying it is the third ... Read more...

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A President of India cannot come through ‘reservation’ (Comment)


June 7th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Come July and there will be a new occupant at Rashtrapati Bhavan. The journey seems more exciting than the destination itself.Presidential elections have changed in recent years. Conventions like a ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill listed to be tabled in Rajya Sabha (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The long-discussed Lokpal bill is likely to be tabled Monday in the Rajya Sabha as it is listed in the scheduled business for the ... Read more...

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Putin proposes Medvedev as prime minister


May 7th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) President Vladimir Putin proposed Dmitry Medvedev for the post of prime minister Monday, the speaker of Russia's lower house of parliament said.Putin first put forward ... Read more...

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Rachel McAdams, Michael Sheen to marry?


April 22nd, 2012 - 7:55 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) Actress Rachel McAdams is reportedly set to marry beau Michael Sheen as both want to take their relationship to the next level."Michael is planning on ... Read more...

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‘Parkash Singh Badal to be chief minister’


March 8th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 8 (IANS) Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal Thursday said that his father, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, will continue in the top job after the ... Read more...

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Mayawati’s dissolution recommendation yet to reach governor (Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 5 (IANS) A day after the Mayawati cabinet recommended dissolution of the Uttar Pradesh assembly, the governor was yet to receive the recommendation late Monday, Raj Bhavan ... Read more...

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Pakistan taps Interpol for Musharraf’s arrest


March 1st, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 1 (IANS) Pakistan has urged Interpol to issue a warrant for the arrest of former president Pervez Musharraf in the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, ... Read more...

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Manchester United outclass Ajax at Europa League


February 17th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, Feb 17 (IANS) Manchester United took a huge step towards the pre-quarterfinals of the Europa League football by beating Ajax 2-0 here Thursday.The English giants, just like Ajax, ... Read more...

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Odisha halts work at SAIL mine


February 14th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 14 (IANS) Odisha has stopped all operations at a key iron ore mine of the public sector Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) in the state as a ... Read more...

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Bihar axes cases against 11 Nepal Maoists


February 2nd, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 2 (IANS) The Bihar government has decided to withdraw criminal cases against 11 Nepali Maoist leaders including a former minister and six MPs, a government lawyer said Thursday."The ... Read more...

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Gujarat moves apex court on Lokayukta’s appointment (Lead)


January 19th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Gujarat government Thursday moved the Supreme Court challenging a state high court verdict that upheld the appointment of Justice (retd) R.A. Mehta as ... Read more...

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Proteas thrash Sri Lanka for first home series win since 2008


January 6th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Jan 6 (IANS) South Africa defeated Sri Lanka by 10 wickets in the third and final cricket Test here for their first home series win since 2008.Following on, ... Read more...

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Tendulkar misses 100th ton, but guides India home with Laxman (Roundup)


November 9th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Though Sachin Tendulkar fell 24 runs short of his 100th international century, he made sure that India won the first cricket Test against the ... Read more...

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Prince Charles can veto government legislation


October 31st, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) Prince Charles has the right to veto any British government legislation that affects his private interests, a media report said Monday.The Prince of Wales must give ... Read more...

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Two brothers crushed to death in Ghaziabad


September 25th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 25 (IANS) Two brothers were crushed to death when a tractor-trolley loaded with potatoes overturned and fell on their car here Sunday, police said.Nitesh, 36, and Nikhil, 32, ... Read more...

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Wedding was heavenly: Kim


August 25th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 25 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian says her wedding to basketball player Kris Humpheries was heavenly. "It was like we were in heaven."People.com quoted Humphries as saying: "I'm ... Read more...

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Chiranjeevi to take Congress membership Aug 20


August 13th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Actor-turned-politician K. Chiranjeevi, who has merged his Praja Rajyam Party (PRP) with the Congress, will take the membership of the ruling party Aug 20.He told ... Read more...

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Anna to meet parliamentary panel, says Lokpal Bill eyewash (Lead)


August 10th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Anna Hazare and other civil society activists Wednesday said they would meet a parliamentary panel on the Lokpal Bill in the evening, but expected little ... Read more...

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Team Anna to meet government panel on Lokpal


August 10th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Civil society activists led by social reformer Anna Hazare Wednesday said they would meet a parliamentary standing committee on the anti-graft Lokpal Bill in the ... Read more...

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Government offered to pay bills of civil society panellists


July 11th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Civil society members of the anti-graft Lokpal bill drafting committee were offered money by the government for attending its meetings, said a panel member Monday.Karnataka ... Read more...

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Ukranian coach fears for his life, desperate to return home


July 6th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala (Punjab), July 6 (IANS) A day after Sports Minister Ajay Maken sacked athletics coach Yuri Ogorodnik for his alleged role in the doping scandal, the Ukranian expressed his desire ... Read more...

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Chiranjeevi can become minister only next year: Congress


July 1st, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 1 (IANS) The Congress Friday hinted that actor-turned-politician K. Chiranjeevi can't be made a central minister at least till next year, when he may be elected a Rajya ... Read more...

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India’s debt rating raised to stable (Lead)


June 24th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) India's long-term foreign and local currency debt rating has been raised from negative to stable by DBRS, an international sovereign credit rating agency, the finance ... Read more...

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DBRS raises India’s debt rating to stable


June 24th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) DBRS, an international sovereign credit rating agency, has raised the rating on India's long term foreign and local currency debt from negative to stable, the ... Read more...

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Big B misses personal touch of hand written notes, letters


June 7th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan may be an avid blogger and in tune with latest technological advancements -- yet the megastar misses the charm of hand-written notes ... Read more...

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Villagers left out of rural power scheme: Greenpeace


May 10th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh), May 10 (IANS) A large section of people in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district have been left out of the Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY), a scheme ... Read more...

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Speaker Meira Kumar approves Joshi’s reappointment as PAC chairperson


May 1st, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has approved the reappointment of senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Murli Manohar Joshi as chairperson of the Parliament's Public Accounts ... Read more...

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Jharkhand fan keeps fast for Indfia’s triumph


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 2 (IANS) While Jharkhand-born Mahendra Singh Dhoni is leading India against Sri Lanka in the cricket World Cup final in Mumbai Saturday, his state's people have turned to ... Read more...

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