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IAEA demands access to Iranian military site


September 10th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The head of the UN nuclear watchdog urged Iran Monday to grant IAEA inspectors immediate access to the Parchin facility, the agency reported on its ... Read more...

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Canada cuts ties with Iran


September 8th, 2012 - 6:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Canada has frozen diplomatic relations with Iran and will expel Iranian diplomats from the country, Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird has said.Ottawa has formally listed ... Read more...

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Fodder scam: Petition filed to make Nitish Kumar an accused


September 7th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 7 (IANS) A petition has been filed in a CBI court in Ranchi seeking to make Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar an accused in the multi-crore Animal Husbandry ... Read more...

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Five women rescued from Goa ‘massage parlour’


September 7th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 6 (IANS) Five women were Thursday rescued from a massage parlour in Goa's Porvorim where they were made to provide sexual services to patrons and a Marathi film ... Read more...

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Special UDF meet to clear doubts about investor meet


September 4th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 4 (IANS) The ruling Congress-led United Democratic Front in Kerala has called a special meeting Thursday to clear all doubts and allegations levelled by the opposition about ... Read more...

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Briton sets afire French man dressed as Mummy


August 27th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) A French tourist who had wrapped himself in toilet paper to appear like an Egyptian mummy for a fancy-dress party in Sydney was allegedly set afire ... Read more...

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Iran can produce n-fuel for vessels, submarines: Official


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 23 (IANS) Iran has the know-how to produce nuclear fuel for submarines and commercial ships, a top official has said."We have the capability to design nuclear fuel for ... Read more...

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Meghalaya rebels turn culture cops, threaten police spies


July 23rd, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 23 (IANS) A separatist rebel group in Meghalaya has threatened to take stern action against women wearing provocative dresses and impose extreme punishment on people who had become ... Read more...

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Iran to shut Hormuz Strait if threatened: Officials


July 7th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 7 (IANS) The strategic Strait of Hormuz may be closed if Iran's security is threatened, top Iranian officials have said."We do have the plan to close the Strait ... Read more...

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Excerpts from Singur judgement


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Following are excerpts from the judgement delivered Friday by Justices Pinaki Chandra Ghosh and Mrinal Kanti Chaudhuri of the Calcutta High Court striking down the Singur ... Read more...

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Uzbek gang held for rape, murder of 14 women


May 31st, 2012 - 6:31 am ICT by IANS
Tashkent, May 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Members of a criminal gang in Uzbekistan have been arrested on suspicion of raping and murdering 14 women in the capital Tashkent, an interior ministry ... Read more...

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India decides to cut Iran crude imports by 11 percent


May 15th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) In the face of US sanctions on Iran, India has decided to reduce crude oil imports from the gulf nation by 11.1 percent to 15.5 ... Read more...

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4 to 7 years’ jail for 40 convicted in fodder scam case


May 7th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 7 (IANS) A CBI court in Ranchi Monday awarded four to seven years imprisonment to 40 persons convicted in a fodder scam case and also slapped fines ranging ... Read more...

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Iran missile programme no threat to Europe: French official


May 4th, 2012 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran's ballistic missile programme does not yet pose a threat to Europe or the US, a top French official has said."Firstly Iran's ballistic missile programme ... Read more...

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69 convicted in fodder scam


May 3rd, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 3 (IANS) A CBI court Thursday convicted 69 people and acquitted 16 in the multi-crore fodder scam. Twenty-nine people have been sentenced to one to three years imprisonment ... Read more...

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BJP was soft on Bangaru: Shanta Kumar


April 29th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 29 (IANS) Had the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) acted well in time, it would not have to face the embarrassment of one of its top leaders being ... Read more...

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‘EU aviation tax deal breaker in climate change talks’ (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) A carbon tax imposed by the European Union (EU) on flights landing in the Eurozone is unacceptable and is a deal breaker in climate change ... Read more...

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EU tax unacceptable in climate change talks: India


April 11th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) India Wednesday said the EU decision to collect billions of dollars every year by unilaterally imposing a carbon tax on flights landing in the Eurozone ... Read more...

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Iran busts terror cell linked to Israel


April 10th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 10 (IANS) Iran Tuesday said it has busted a terrorist cell linked to Israel and arrested a number of its members.The intelligence ministry said "one of the terror ... Read more...

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Anna fever returns to Delhi


March 25th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Anna fever gripped Delhi once again Sunday with thousands filling the capital's dharna hotspot at Jantar Mantar to join the social activist in his ... Read more...

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Manipuri militant nabbed in Assam


March 20th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 20 (IANS) A member of the Manipur-based militant outfit Peoples Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (Prepak) was arrested here Tuesday, police said.The arrested militant, identified as H. Nangkhaba, is ... Read more...

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‘Osama’ on stage in Kolkata


March 18th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 18 (IANS) Osama Bin Laden has been resurrected in Kolkata! One of the most controversial characters of world history is now being portrayed on the popular stage theatre ... Read more...

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Obama extends sanctions against Iran


March 14th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama has signed an order to extend sanctions against Iran that were imposed in 1995, the White House reported Tuesday."Because the ... Read more...

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Five held guilty in Kiliroor sex case


February 6th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 6 (IANS) A court here Monday found five people guilty in a horrendous case in which a teenaged girl who was sexually exploited in 2003 died a year ... Read more...

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Fodder scam: Lalu, Jagannath statements to be recorded


February 2nd, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 2 (IANS) The statements of two former Bihar chief ministers -- Lalu Prasad Yadav and Jagannath Mishra -- will be recorded from Feb 13 in a special Central ... Read more...

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26 get 1-5 years’ jail terms for fodder scam


February 2nd, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 2 (IANS) A special CBI court here Thursday awarded jail terms ranging from one to five years to 26 people convicted in a case related to the multi-crore ... Read more...

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Fodder scam: 64 convicts get jail terms in one case (Second Lead)


January 31st, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 31 (IANS) Sixty-four convicts were Tuesday given two to five years' jail terms by a CBI special court here in a case related to the multi-crore rupee fodder ... Read more...

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64 people sentenced in fodder scam (Lead)


January 31st, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 31 (IANS) Sixty-four people were Tuesday sentenced to two to five years' imprisonment by a CBI special court here in a multi-crore rupee fodder scam that involved embezzlement ... Read more...

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Ranchi court convicts 64 in fodder scam


January 31st, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 31 (IANS) Sixty-four people were Tuesday jailed for two to five years by a special CBI court here in a multi-million rupee fodder scam case.The 64 people, including ... Read more...

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Over 75 percent polling expected in Manipur: Poll panel (Lead)


January 28th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Over 75 percent voter turnout is expected in Manipur, where seven people, including an unidentified insurgent, have been killed in poll-related violence Saturday, the Election ... Read more...

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Over 75 percent turnout expected in Manipur: Poll panel


January 28th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Over 75 percent voter turnout is expected in Manipur, where seven people, including an unidentified insurgent, have been killed in poll-related violence Saturday, the Election ... Read more...

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Aman to play negative role in ‘Chhoti Bahu’ (With Images)


December 23rd, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) It seems Aman Verma has developed a liking for negative roles. After essaying an anti-hero in "Na Aana Is Des Laado", the TV actor is ... Read more...

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Russia may send spies during 2012 London Olympics


December 4th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 4 (IANS) Russia will use the 2012 London Olympics to flood Britain with spies, a former British official has claimed.Former defence secretary Liam Fox warned that Britain was ... Read more...

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Bangladesh fishermen to get identity cards


November 4th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 4 (IANS) Bangladesh will soon issue identity cards to local fishermen in a bid to check piracy in the Sundarbans and the Bay of Bengal.Without the identity cards ... Read more...

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Attacks on fishermen should be seen as provocation: Jayalalithaa


October 9th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 8 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Saturday said attacks on Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy should be viewed as a provocation and aggression against India.According to ... Read more...

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