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Patnaik transferred, Satyapal Singh is new Mumbai top cop (Third Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Mumbai Police Commissioner Arup Patnaik was shunted out Thursday, a top home department official said, after coming under criticism over the manner in which he ... Read more...

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Mumbai police chief transferred (Second Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Mumbai Police Commissioner Arup Patnaik was shunted out Thursday, a top home department official said, after coming under criticism over mishandling the Aug 11 violence ... Read more...

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Speculation rife on Mumbai police commissioner’s transfer


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Speculations are rife that Mumbai Police Commissioner Arup Patnaik might be transferred over mishandling Aug 11 violence at Azad Maidan that killed two and injured ... Read more...

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He dispels darkness through solar lamps (With photo)


August 20th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Solan (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 20 (IANS) He dispels darkness through solar lamps and compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs)."Eco-man" Gopal Dutt of Solan walks around everyday with a loudspeaker in his hands ... Read more...

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Bangladesh frees three Indians after seven months


August 14th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 14 (IANS) Bangladesh authorities Tuesday released three Indians, who had been arrested after their speeding car crashed into the Akhaurah checkpost on the India-Bangladesh border on Dec 27 ... Read more...

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Woman, son die in Lucknow building collapse


July 24th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 24 (IANS) A 54-year-old woman and her son were killed in a building collapse following heavy downpour in the Uttar Pradesh capital, officials said Tuesday.Rashmi Bala Srivastava and ... Read more...

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Don’t raise retirement age, Achuthanandan tells Kerala government


July 17th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 17 (IANS) Leader of opposition in the Kerala Assembly V.S. Achuthanandan Tuesday warned the government against raising the retirement age of its employees and starting a contributory pension ... Read more...

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Rain, storm lashes Delhi ahead of monsoon’s formal arrival (Second Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Delhi residents finally heaved a sigh of relief Friday as pre-monsoon showers lashed several parts of the capital and brought down the mercury. The weather ... Read more...

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Whose holiday homework is it: Parents or kids?


July 1st, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) It is not schoolchildren who are fretting over completing holiday homework but parents who are busy completing collages and projects as the capital's schools re-open ... Read more...

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Water canons used on Kashmir employees, 24 held


June 13th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 13 (IANS) Police used water canons to disperse state government employees marching Wednesday towards the civil secretariat in Srinagar to press their demand for raising their retirement ... Read more...

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Government employee kills self over ‘official problems’


May 25th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) A 51-year-old campaign officer working with the union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting was found hanging from a ceiling fan inside his house Friday afternoon, ... Read more...

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Court sends activist’s death probe to crime branch (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday shifted the probe into the death of a right to information activist in a road accident here last month to ... Read more...

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Court sends activist’s death probe to crime branch


May 21st, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday shifted the probe into a right to information activist's death in a road accident here last month to the crime ... Read more...

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Man attempts suicide at Metro station (Lead)


May 5th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) A 55-year-old retired government employee was critically injured Saturday after he attempted to commit suicide by jumping in front of a Delhi Metro train ... Read more...

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Retired employee tries suicide outside Rajasthan court


May 3rd, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 3 (IANS) An 82-year-old retired government employee Thursday attempted to commit suicide at the Rajasthan High Court building here, police said, adding he was depressed over not getting ... Read more...

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Majority of Kolkatans to root for Dada, not KKR on May 5


April 29th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) Eden Gardens may be the official home venue for the Kolkata Knight Riders, but come May 5 a majority of Kolkatans - from celebrities to ... Read more...

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This official doesn’t want hiked dearness allowance!


April 27th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) How often do you find a government employee who doesn't want a hike in dearness allowance (DA)? But Kolkata resident Hiralal Burman is an exception - ... Read more...

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Delhiites head for the hills for extra-long weekend


April 4th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The capital's weekend travellers have packed their bags to flee the rising temperatures, work e-mails and Blackberry messages from bosses, thanks to two holidays lined ... Read more...

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Delhiites head for the hills for extra-long weekend


April 4th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The capital's weekend travellers have packed their bags to flee the rising temperatures, work e-mails and Blackberry messages from bosses, thanks to two holidays lined ... Read more...

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Court wants contract between Indian maid, government


March 13th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday asked the central government for a copy of the contract signed with an Indian domestic help who was working with ... Read more...

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Holi splashes Delhi with colours (Second Lead)


March 8th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Delhi was drenched in a multitude of colours as people Thursday celebrated Holi by smearing gulal on each other, spraying coloured water, dancing to music ... Read more...

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Rajasthan moots bill to seize corrupt officials’ property


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 1 (IANS) The Rajasthan cabinet Thursday approved a bill which aims to ensure speedy disposal of corruption cases and seizure or attachment of property of those government servants ... Read more...

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Leaping with joy: celebrating 4 birthdays at once


February 29th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Being born on Feb 29 is tricky business. It means that one born on this day, can officially celebrate a birthday only once in four ... Read more...

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Kerala numerologist predicts sunny days for Tendulkar


February 28th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 28 (IANS) Even as many fans of cricket maestro Sachin Tendulkar and he himself appear doubtful about whether his much talked about "century of centuries" would happen, ... Read more...

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Feb 28 strike: Trinamool, Left on collision course


February 24th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress and the Left Front seemed on a collision course Friday on the Feb 28 nationwide strike called by 11 central trade ... Read more...

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Mamata regime’s anti-strike circular obnoxious, says Left Front


February 24th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) The Left Front Friday termed as "obnoxious" the West Bengal government's circular denying state employees leave on Feb 28 when the central trade unions ... Read more...

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Most children are lonely: ‘Counsellor’ Anupam Kher (With Image)


February 24th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Actor, writer and now lifestyle counsellor Anupam Kher says most children are lonely but they don't know it. He says it is in the ... Read more...

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Government appoints committee to select new TRAI chairman


February 21st, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The government has set up a search-cum-selection committee to appoint a new chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).J.S. Sarma, the present chairman, ... Read more...

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‘Dhoni’ entertaining film with strong message (Tamil Movie Review)


February 12th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Dhoni"; Cast: Prakash Raj, Akash Jagannath, Radhika Apte, Brahmanandham, Thanikala Bharani, Thalaivasal Vijay an d Nasser; Director-Producer: Prakash Raj; Composer: Ilayaraja; Rating: ***Prakash Raj, an all-rounder, has now proved to ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on officials’ appraisal reports


February 7th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday reserved its order on a plea that performance appraisal reports of government staffers, officially known as the Annual Confidential ... Read more...

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Andhra suspends home secretary arrested in Emaar case


February 2nd, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 1 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government Wednesday suspended Home Secretary B.P. Acharya, who has been arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Emaar-APIIC township scam.Two ... Read more...

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Andhra set to suspend top bureaucrat arrested in Emaar scam


January 31st, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 31 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government is set to suspend top Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer and home secretary B.P. Acharya, who was arrested by the CBI ... Read more...

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Pitroda to join UP Congress manifesto release function


January 30th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Sam Pitroda, technology and innovation advisor to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, will join senior Congress leaders at a function to release the party manifesto ... Read more...

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Plea to make officials’ appraisal reports public


January 15th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The performance appraisal reports of government staffers, officially known as the Annual Confidential Report (ACR), may not be confidential anymore, with a petition before the ... Read more...

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Pakistani defence secretary’s dismissal challenged in court


January 12th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 12 (IANS) A Pakistani advocate Thursday filed a petition in the Lahore High Court against the dismissal of the defence secretary by Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani.Gilani ... Read more...

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