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BSP welcomes cabinet nod for reservation in job promotion


September 4th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati Tuesday welcomed the union cabinet's approval to a bill to give Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes reservation in job ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sushil Kumar felicitated in Chandni Chowk


September 1st, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar was felicitated by the people of Chandni Chowk here Saturday.The event was held on the main road of the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Nehru Cup: India held to a goalless draw by Nepal


August 28th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Defending champions India were held to a goalless draw by a spirited Nepal in a rain-marred match but the latter crashed out of the Nehru Cup ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Big B joins Facebook, gets about 8 lakh likes


August 21st, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan is one star who remains connected to his worldwide fans through the online medium -- his blog and Twitter, and even through his ... Read more...

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Kanda’s office, home searched


August 19th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 19 (IANS) The office and house of former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, accused of abetting the suicide of former flight attendant Geetika Sharma, here were Sunday searched ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pakistan Army, Rangers fire on Indian posts on LoC, border (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 15 (IANS) Pakistan Army violated the ceasefire for second day Wednesday by firing at two Indian positions on the Line of Control (LoC) late evening on India's Independence ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Two killed in Delhi car crash


August 15th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Two property dealers were killed after their car hit a scooter rider and then rammed into a pile of bricks on the roadside here early ... Read more...

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Pakistani Rangers fire on Indian post on Independence Day


August 15th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 15 (IANS) Pakistani Rangers opened unprovoked fire in Hira Nagar sector of the international border Wednesday on India's 66th Independence Day, according to sources in the Border Security ... Read more...

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Kolkata woman alleges gangrape, one arrested (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) A 30-year-old woman has filed a police complaint that she was abducted by at least 10 people and gangraped here, police said Monday. One man has ... Read more...

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Tendulkar, Rekha attend Rajya Sabha session


August 8th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Wednesday was cricketer Sachin Tendulkar's first day in parliament as a nominated member."It is a new experience for me. When I'm ready to speak, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Hazare, team end fast; promise people’s movement as political alternative (Roundup)


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Anna Hazare and his team ended their indefinite fast against corruption here Friday evening, spelling out the contours of their political alternative that would ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Team Anna ends fast, spells out political alternative (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Anna Hazare and his three team members Friday ended their fast and spelled out a political alternative to provide a "clean and corruption-free" government.Hazare, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Team Anna’s political alternative will be an ‘andolan’, says Kejriwal


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Throwing light on its proposed "political alternative", Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal said Friday that it would not be a party but an "andolan" ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Wife lures men for sex to kill husband, jailed


July 31st, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) A woman in Britain, who recruited two men whom she met in a bar and wooed for sex at home in exchange for murdering her elderly ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Delhi Metro mock drill hits commuters (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Delhi Metro commuters had a harrowing time Saturday with train services remaining disrupted for nearly an hour due to mock drills at 11 stations."The drill ... Read more...

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PM meets President Pranab


July 27th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday called on President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan. This was the first meeting between the two since Mukherjee assumed ... Read more...

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Sibal launches anti-ragging portal


July 26th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Thursday launched a round-the-clock anti-ragging website and helpline for reporting cases of ragging.The portal has been created by the ... Read more...

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Rajasthan school teacher beats kids, held


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 22 (IANS) A Rajasthan government school teacher was arrested Sunday for severely beating up a group of five children from nearby colonies for playing in the premises and ... Read more...

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Fake interpreter turns up at Indian woman’s murder trial


July 21st, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) The trial of a 37-year-old Punjabi woman, accused of killing her mother-in-law with a rolling pin, was stopped by the judge after the interpreter confessed half ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Spanish student’s headless body found in Britain


July 18th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) A decapitated body of a man believed to be a Spanish student has been found in Britain's Dorset county.The man's blood-soaked body was found at a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

It also happens here: Women in India fight indifference (Comment)


July 14th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
In an India that prides itself on the surge towards a more modern tomorrow, a reality check is in order. And it came again - as it always ... Read more...

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Molestation of teen sparks national outrage; four held (Intro Roundup)


July 13th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 13 (IANS) Four days after a teenage girl was stripped and groped by a group of men for more than half-an-hour on a busy road here, police ... Read more...

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Molestation of teen sparks national outrage; four held (Roundup)


July 13th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 13 (IANS) Four days after a teenage girl was stripped and groped by a group of men for more than half-an-hour on a busy road here, the ... Read more...

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PM calls on president; discuss monsoon session


July 13th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday called on President Pratibha Patil to discuss the upcoming monsoon session of parliament among other issues, an official said.The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Gowda resigns, Shettar stakes claim, faces ministry-making hurdle (Afternoon Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 11 (IANS) D.V. Sadananda Gowda Wednesday quit as Karnataka chief minister and Jagadish Sehttar staked claim to form the new government as the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Court allows lawyer to defend Jundal


July 9th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Suspected 26/11 plotter Abu Jundal would finally be represented by a lawyer in a Delhi court as M.S. Khan, who has appeared in many terror ... Read more...

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We can’t afford bigness of Hollywood films: Rakesh Roshan


July 5th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Filmmaker Rakesh Roshan promises to offer the best stunts and action in his superhero flick "Krrish 3", but admits they can't compete with Hollywood's technologically ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Fashion shows not just about clothes’


July 4th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) American model-actress Whitney Port says fashion shows aren't just about clothes, it is also about taking care of other details like hair, nails and skin."A fashion ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Boy falls into pond in Rajasthan, rescue work on


July 1st, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 1 (IANS) The authorities here struggled to rescue a six-year-old boy over 30 hours after he slipped into a pond, officials said Sunday.Vishal Kumar, a resident of Shivdaspura ... Read more...

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Tyre warehouse in Haryana gutted in fire


June 30th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 30 (IANS) A tyre warehouse in Haryana was gutted in a major fire Saturday. No one was injured in the incident, an official said.The warehouse, built on 2.5 ... Read more...

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Little-known Czech Rosol stuns Nadal at Wimbledon


June 29th, 2012 - 4:38 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Rafael Nadal was Thursday knocked out of Wimbledon in the second round by the lowest-ranked player ever at a Grand Slam tournament. The two-time champion ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Corinthians coach ecstatic reaching Libertadores final


June 26th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 26 (IANS) More than half-an-hour after his club sealed a berth in the Copa Libertadores final for the first time in its history, Corinthians coach Tite ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Parental neglect turning children into couch potatoes


June 24th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 24 (IANS) Parental neglect is turning children into couch potatoes, two new studies say. Researchers at the Oregon State University in the US examined how parenting style was ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Bomb hoax delays Delhi-bound Rajdhani in Goa (Second Lead)


June 20th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 20 (IANS) The Delhi-bound Trivandrum Rajdhani Express was delayed by half an hour Wednesday after an anonymous caller rang up to say that a bomb was on board ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

1.4 lakh apply for Delhi University admissions (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The number of applications received by the Delhi University this year has crossed 1.4 lakh, of which 43,000 came online, an officials said Monday, on ... Read more...

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