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AFC extends suspension against former president


August 20th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 20 (IANS) The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has extended its suspension of Mohamed Bin Hammam, amid investigation into possible corruption indulged in by its former president.The governing ... Read more...

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AFC extends suspension of former president


August 19th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 19 (IANS) The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) announced Sunday the extension of suspension against Mohamed Bin Hammam, amid corruption charges against its former president.The Asian football governing ... Read more...

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Honour for women delivering girl child


August 9th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 8 (IANS) A village council in Rajasthan will honour women who give birth to a girl child in their first delivery with a view to check cases of ... Read more...

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Labour pains for Haryana government (Haryana Newsletter)


July 27th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 27 (IANS) The violence at the Maruti Suzuki car manufacturing plant at Manesar near Gurgaon this month brought back memories of the July 25, 2005 violence at the ... Read more...

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Court stays construction of mosque near Jama Masjid


July 20th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday stayed the construction of a mosque near the proposed Jama Masjid Metro station and told the municipal corporation to hand ... Read more...

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Shettar meets Gowda, says will speak after taking oath


July 8th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 8 (IANS) Karnataka Rural Development Minister Jagadish Shettar, who will be the new chief minister, Sunday declined to comment on his imminent elevation, replacing D. V. Sadananda ... Read more...

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Air India pilots to call off strike (Roundup)


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A 58-day long Air India pilots strike neared its end Tuesday as the agitating aviators assured the Delhi High Court that they will call off ... Read more...

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Air India pilots’ strike nears end (Second Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A 58-day long strike by a group of Air India pilots seemed coming to an end Tuesday as the agitating aviators assured the Delhi High ... Read more...

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NDA recruitment scam: Army officer among 6 held (Lead)


June 24th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, June 24 (IANS) An Indian Army officer and five civilians have been arrested in a recruitment scam unearthed by the CBI in the National Defence Academy (NDA) here, an ... Read more...

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Chidambaram in dock for poll result, opposition demands resignation (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Madras High Court Thursday refused to dismiss a case against union Home Minister P. Chidambaram for allegedly manipulating elections in his Lok Sabha ... Read more...

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IPL player in custody for molestation (Second Lead)


May 18th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) player Luke Pomersbach was arrested Friday for allegedly molesting an American woman in a five-star hotel in the capital and ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa calls CBI raids ‘painful’


May 16th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 16 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Wednesday called the CBI raids at his residences a painful day in his political life."Today (Wednesday) is one of ... Read more...

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Reforms coming too slowly in Bengal: Investors (One year of Mamata Banerjee)


May 14th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) A year after the Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government promised to usher in industrial resurgence, investors and industry bodies say reforms are coming too slowly ... Read more...

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Afghan situation cause for alarm, concern: UN chief


April 27th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) In the backdrop of recent terror attacks in Afghanistan, United National Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Friday described the situation there as a source of "a ... Read more...

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Trouble grows in Ford India after seven workers suspended


March 30th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 30 (IANS) Labour trouble at car maker Ford India Pvt Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the US-based Ford Motor Company, Friday took a serious turn with the company ... Read more...

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‘Delete objectionable clauses from Dam Safety bill’


March 17th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Saturday requested Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to order the deletion of objectionable clauses in the Dam Safety Bill 2010 ... Read more...

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RLD wants CBI probe into IPS officer’s killing


March 11th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Describing the murder of an IPS officer Narendra Kumar in Morena district March 8 as "shocking", Rashtriya Lok Dal MP Jayant Chaudhary Sunday wrote to ... Read more...

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When it’s about drinking water, Maoists help government


March 11th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi (Jharkhand), March 11 (IANS) Maoists might not welcome roads - fearing these would provide access to their hideouts - but extend full "cooperation" to the government machinery when it ... Read more...

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No unilateral military action against Syria: Obama


March 7th, 2012 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 7 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has said it would be a "mistake" to think that America could take unilateral military action in Syria, and that there ... Read more...

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Centre to solve food security bill ‘issues’: Thomas


March 2nd, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 2 (IANS) The central government Friday said it will solve "most of the issues" raised by the states on the National Food Security Bill, which is currently before ... Read more...

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India ready to help fight piracy in Africa


February 28th, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 28 (IANS) India has expressed readiness to contribute to international efforts to tackle the threat of piracy in the Gulf of Guinea."India stands ready to contribute to ... Read more...

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Iran is enriching uranium at secret site, says UN


February 25th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 25 (IANS) The UN nuclear watchdog International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has said Iran must address "serious concerns" about "possible military dimensions" to its nuclear programme after significantly ... Read more...

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We feel very secure in India: Israeli envoy


February 13th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) India will not tolerate attacks on diplomats on its soil, Israel's envoy here said Monday, adding that Israeli diplomats "feel very secure" in India."It is ... Read more...

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Give top priority to dedicated freight corridor project: PM


February 9th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday asked central government ministries and departments and state governments to give top priority to Rs.1 lakh crore dedicated freight ... Read more...

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Peaceful Afghanistan critical for Pakistan: Gilani


February 1st, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 1 (IANS) Peace in Afghanistan was critical for peace and security in Pakistan, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.Pakistan had always supported Afghan President Hamid Karzai's ... Read more...

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Consider Bengal your ‘dreamland’, Mamata woos industrialists (Lead)


January 10th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 9 (IANS) In a bid to attract investments, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday assured industrialists her government would provide all kinds of facilities and urged ... Read more...

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Mamata woos industrialists, says will provide facilities


January 9th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 9 (IANS) In a bid to attract investments, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said the state government will provide all kinds of facilities to industrialists ... Read more...

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World’s largest solar telescope to be set up in Ladakh


January 7th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 7 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has assured all help and co-operation to the union Department of Science and Technology in its endeavour to set up a ... Read more...

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Gauahar Khan stalked


December 24th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Model-actress Gauahar Khan has complained that she is being stalked by a stranger in the capital's suburb Gurgaon, where she has been staying.Since the past ... Read more...

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India’s charges against Headley may make no material difference (Comment)


December 22nd, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
The decision by India's National Investigation Agency (NIA) to formally file charges against David Coleman Headley is unlikely to be of any material consequence for the convicted key Mumbai terror plotter ... Read more...

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Currency row: Karmapa office assures cooperation


December 9th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 9 (IANS) Two days after police included the name of Tibetan religious head and 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje in a chargesheet on the seizure this year of ... Read more...

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India, South Africa to cooperate in SME sector


November 15th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) India and South Africa Tuesday agreed to boost trade and investment and further strengthen bilateral cooperation in micro, small and medium enterprises sector.Minister of State ... Read more...

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Missing nurse case: Rajasthan ex-minister quizzed


November 10th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Nov 10 (IANS) Sacked Rajasthan minister Mahipal Maderna was Thursday quizzed here for about six hours by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) over his alleged involvement in ... Read more...

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Mamata hosts dinner for industrialists


October 18th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 17 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday hosted a post-Durga Puja dinner for industrialists, urging them to invest in the state, particularly in the information ... Read more...

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Digvijay Singh is ill: BJP


October 12th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Digvijay Singh is ill, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) declared Wednesday as it hit out at the Congress leader for his comments on the ... Read more...

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