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Afghanistan win in Caribbean ahead of World T20


September 11th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Sep 11 (IANS/CMC) Afghanistan were adjudged winners of the Asia versus the Caribbean Twenty20 tournament after three teams won the same number of matches.The win is expected to ... Read more...

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Rajesh Talwar advanced Haridwar visit: Witness


September 5th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 5 (IANS) CBI witness Kripa Shankar Tripathi, who performed the last rites of Aarushi, told a special court here that the teenager's father Rajesh Talwar advanced his post-cremation ... Read more...

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India for fast-tracking ASEAN highway links


September 4th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sept 4 (IANS) India and five other nations of the Mekong Ganga grouping -Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia - Tuesday decided to fast-track key connectivity projects ... Read more...

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Minor girl raped by two youths in Rajasthan


August 20th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 20 (IANS) A 10-year-old girl belonging to a nomadic family was allegedly kidnapped and then raped by two youths here early Monday, police said.The attackers worked at a ... Read more...

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Mamata-Antony meeting on important Bengal projects


August 18th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony had an 80-minute meeting Saturday with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on issues like Ganges riverfront beautification, a metro project ... Read more...

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40 missing in Uttarakhand, rescue efforts on


August 5th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, Aug 5 (IANS) As many as 40 people, including 19 labourers at a project, are missing after flash floods and cloud bursts ravaged Uttarakhand. The government Sunday asked the ... Read more...

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Woman branded witch, beaten up in Rajasthan


August 4th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 4 (IANS) A 65-year old tribal woman in Rajasthan's Udaipur district approached the police Saturday accusing her neighbours of branding her a witch and beating her up, officials ... Read more...

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Government steps up effort to boost inland waterways


July 16th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) To promote private investment into inland waterways, the central government Monday constituted a committee which will identify new areas for attracting funds and private investment ... Read more...

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Bhandarkar, Benegal honoured with Hindi promotion award (With Images)


June 20th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Wednesday honoured filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar with Ganga Sharan Singh Award along with Shyam Benegal and Girish Karnad for their contribution to ... Read more...

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Shutdown disrupts life across UP, train services disrupted


May 31st, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 31 (IANS) The shutdown call against the petrol price hike, supported by the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP), disrupted life in all cities and towns of Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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No recognition for Agra lifeguard who saved 50 lives (With Image)


May 23rd, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 23 (IANS) River lifeguard Satish Chandra is like Mitch Buchannon, the popular character from American TV show "Baywatch" who saved people from drowning in the sea. However, Chandra ... Read more...

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We didn’t know it was a rave party: Shilpa Saklani


May 21st, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) TV actor Shilpa Saklani claims innocence after she was detained along with her husband Apurva Agnihotri at a rave party, busted here by the Mumbai police. ... Read more...

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‘Joker’ features in New York Times, Shirish excited (Movie Snippets)


May 13th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Filmmaker Shirish Kunder is excited to know that his much- anticipated movie "Joker" has featured in New York Times' August movie release schedule."'Joker' features in ... Read more...

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With Rs.669 crore, UP speeds up Kumbh Mela work


April 27th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 27 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has taken up Kumbh Mela 2013 on a priority basis and asked various agencies to speed up work on a war footing, ... Read more...

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Punjab to link all cities with highways


April 23rd, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 23 (IANS) All major cities in Punjab will be linked with four and six-laned highways at a cost of Rs.8,528 crore, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal said ... Read more...

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Prateik fulfills grandma’s wish to visit Varanasi (Lead, superseding earlier story)


April 18th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Actor Prateik took time off from his busy schedule in Varanasi to fulfil his maternal grandmother Vidyatai Patil's wish to visit sites in the temple town.The ... Read more...

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Four youths saved from drowning in Bengal


April 8th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) Two army personnel rescued four people from drowning in river Hooghly after they were caught in a high tide here Sunday. Soldiers of Inland Water Transport ... Read more...

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Bollywood’s Laden injured (Movie Snippets)


February 13th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Actor Pradhuman Singh, who featured as Osama bin Laden's lookalike in Bollywood film "Tere Bin Laden", was injured recently while shooting an action sequence ... Read more...

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Clear sky in Delhi, sunny day ahead


January 23rd, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) After braving a series of foggy and chilly days, Delhi got its share of bright and sunny weather Monday morning with the met department forecasting ... Read more...

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INS Viraat team wins Western Fleet Regatta (With Images)


January 22nd, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Twelve teams representing Indian naval ships Sunday fought it out at for the top spot at the Western Fleet Pulling Regatta (WEFREG) with the team representing ... Read more...

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400,000 take holy dip as Gangasagar Fair ends


January 15th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sagar Island (West Bengal), Jan 15 (IANS) Around 400,000 devotees from across the country took a holy dip in the Ganga, braving the icy cold water and chilly winds ... Read more...

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BJP defensive over Kushwaha’s inclusion, Congress strikes


January 5th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) As the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) remained defensive on the induction of tainted former minister in Uttar Pradesh Babu Singh Kushwaha, the Congress Thursday ... Read more...

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India to host ministers of Mekong-Ganga countries


December 5th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) In a boost to its Look East policy, India will host the meeting of Mekong-Ganga Cooperation grouping that will bring together foreign ministers ... Read more...

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Gangetic river dolphins on road to recovery?


November 11th, 2011 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 11 (IANS) In great news for environmentalists and nature lovers, the population of the endangered Gangetic river dolphin has grown to 223 from about 175 last year at ... Read more...

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On Kartik Purnima, thousands take holy dip


November 10th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 10 (IANS) A large number of devotees converged on the pilgrim towns of Allahabad, Varanasi and Ayodhya Thursday for a holy dip in the Ganges and other rivers ... Read more...

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Nine killed in two road accidents in Ghaziabad


November 6th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Nov 6 (IANS) Nine people were killed and 20 injured in two separate road accidents in Ghaziabad Sunday, police said.The incidents took place in Hapur and Loni on ... Read more...

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BSP MP booked for duping


October 26th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 26 (IANS) A Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MP has been booked on charges of duping a man who purchased a vehicle from his automobile agency in Uttar ... Read more...

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World Fashion Week show will be a milestone: Ritu Kumar


October 25th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Known for her ethnic Indian wear, veteran designer Ritu Kumar is to participate in the first edition of World Fashion Week (WFW) next September as ... Read more...

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A dream come true, says Trinidad and Tobago’s Cooper


October 4th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 4 (IANS) Young Kevon Cooper dubbed his 11-ball 25 not out as a "dream come true" as his stupendous effort at the death carried Trinidad and Tobago to ... Read more...

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Champions League Tweny20: Blues win in Super Over


September 28th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sept 28 (IANS) New South Wales Blues edged out Trinidad and Tobago in the Super Over following a tie to record their first win in two matches of the ... Read more...

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T&T; beat Ruhunu by five wickets in CL T20 qualifier


September 19th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 19 (IANS) Trinidad and Tobago (T&T;) posted a five wicket win over Sri Lanka's Ruhunu Eleven in the opening match of the Champions League qualifier at the Rajiv ... Read more...

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CLT20 qualifying round begins Monday


September 18th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 18 (IANS) The qualifying round of Champions League Twenty20 is beginning at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here Monday.Ruhunu Eleven of Sri Lanka will take on the Caribbean's ... Read more...

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Hazare’s supporters on the Ganga too


August 22nd, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur/Lucknow, Aug 22 (IANS) It's not only on land -- support for Anna Hazare's anti-graft campaign can also be seen on the waters of the Ganga in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur ... Read more...

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CBI starts probe in fasting swami’s death


August 14th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Sunday started probe into the mysterious death of Swami Nigamananda, who died at Dehradun in June after fasting for ... Read more...

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Chronology of recent terror attacks in India


July 13th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) A chronology of recent terror attacks in India:July 13, 2011: At least 10 people are killed and more than 5o injured in three bomb blasts ... Read more...

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