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Taj city shivers at four degrees


December 16th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 16 (IANS) It is freezing cold in the city of the Taj Mahal these days, with the minimum temperature on the last two nights hovering around 4 degrees ... Read more...

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Apex court to hear plea linked to Manipur blockade


December 12th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday agreed to hear a plea seeking directions to the central and Manipur governments to prevent a repeat of the just-concluded over ... Read more...

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Saina has time to be at her best before Olympics: Gopichand


December 3rd, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Former All England Champion and current India coach Pullela Gopichand says Saina Nehwal's recent slump in form would only help her to get better ahead ... Read more...

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Vida bids alvida to ‘Bigg Boss 5′, says she wasn’t happy


November 20th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Afghan beauty Vida Samadzai, the latest to be evicted from "Bigg Boss 5", says she was prepared to leave the show as she couldn't bear ... Read more...

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Issue white paper on money spent on parks: Amar Singh to Mayawati


November 15th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Rashtriya Lokmanch president Amar Singh Tuesday demanded a white paper from Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on the money spent in constructing Ambedkar parks in ... Read more...

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Shooting for ‘I Am Singh’ was difficult: Puneet Issar


November 13th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Puneet Issar, whose directorial venture "I Am Singh" deals with discrimination and racism faced by Indians abroad, says shooting for the movie was tough at ... Read more...

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Apex court slams rail, road blockades (Lead)


November 1st, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said frequent "rail roko" and "rasta roko" protests that last for long durations were causing misery and hardships to the common ... Read more...

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I’ll try to be in F1 as long as I can: Chandhok (Interview)


October 27th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Karun Chandhok will not be behind the wheel when the five lights go out at the inaugural Indian Grand Prix Sunday here at the Budh ... Read more...

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Congress urges pro-Telangana protestors to end stir


October 23rd, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Congress Sunday appealed to the leaders of the pro-Telangana agitation in Andhra Pradesh to call off their stir for a separate state in ... Read more...

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BlackBerry makes up for disruption with free apps


October 17th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Blackberry's Canadian maker, Research in Motion (RIM), Monday offered its 70 million customers applications worth over $100 as a gesture of appreciation for the "patience ... Read more...

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BlackBerry services limping back to normal


October 13th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Canadian BlackBerry maker, Research in Motion (RIM) Thursday said its services have been restored in most parts of the world but Canada and Latin America ... Read more...

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BlackBerry services disturbed for third consecutive day


October 12th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Canadian handset maker Research in Motion's (RIM) BlackBerry services continued to remain disrupted across the country for the third consecutive day Wednesday."The trans-national outage at ... Read more...

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BlackBerry services affected again


October 11th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Millions of BlackBerry users across India, Middle East, Africa and Europe faced another cut-off from online services Tuesday, just a few hours after the Canadian ... Read more...

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Bus employees to continue strike for Telangana


October 9th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 9 (IANS) Employees of state-owned Road Transport Corp (RTC) buses Sunday decided to continue their indefinite strike for a separate Telangana state, as the buses remained off ... Read more...

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JAC postpones rail blockade in Telangana by three days


October 7th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 7 (IANS) The Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC), spearheading the movement for a separate state, has postponed the three-day rail blockade programme in the region to Oct ... Read more...

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Telangana issue to be settled soon, says Azad


October 2nd, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 2 (IANS) The issue of a separate state for Telangana will be settled as soon as possible, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said here Sunday.He said ... Read more...

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Mumbai civic workers call off strike


September 21st, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Employees of Mumbai's civic body called off their strike Tuesday evening after Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan assured them to look into their demand for pay ... Read more...

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Anna’s movement: Traffic cops’ call for support backfires


August 26th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Blaming Anna Hazare's supporters for inconveniencing Delhiites, the Delhi traffic police's bid to gather support on a social networking site backfired Friday as many ... Read more...

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Act to cut delays in government services: Chandy


August 15th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 15 (IANS) Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Monday promised the people of Kerala a law empowering them to seek services from government offices within a set time frame with ... Read more...

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Is Independence Day just another holiday for Gen-Y?


August 13th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) For some youngsters, the Independence Day of India is genuinely about freedom - from school, college and office but for others, it is a reminder ... Read more...

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Jagan accuses Congress of political vendetta


August 10th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 10 (IANS) YSR Congress party chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy Wednesday indirectly accused the Congress party of pursuing politics of vendetta.Reacting to a high court order directing a Central ... Read more...

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Petrol, electricity price rise a twin blow: Pakistani daily


August 4th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) The hike in prices of petroleum products coupled with the increase in electricity tariff is a twin blow to the people, said a Pakistani daily.Petroleum product ... Read more...

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Promote culture to defeat terror: Pakistani minister


July 28th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 28 (IANS) Terrorism can be defeated with the help of strong cultural values, a Pakistani minister has said."Only those nations, which have strong cultural heritage and norms, can ... Read more...

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Loans for poor to start from Badal’s village


July 26th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 26 (IANS) With elections to the Punjab assembly only months away, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday asked state-run banks to extend loans to poor people, and the ... Read more...

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Stress killed Shanghai’s bus drivers


July 25th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) Old age and stress are the major reasons behind the sudden death of eight bus drivers while on duty in Shanghai, a study said.Pressure of work ... Read more...

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Millions of South African students greet Mandela on birthday


July 18th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, July 18 (IANS) Millions of South African schoolchildren greeted former president Nelson Mandela Monday by singing "Happy Birthday" as the nation marked his 93rd birth anniversary.Approximately 12 million students ... Read more...

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NRIs welcome rule relaxation for surrendering passports (NRI Watch)


July 4th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rules regarding surrender of Indian passports upon acquisition of US citizenship, introduced by India's Ministry of External Affairs in May 2010, have been relaxed from June 1, 2011 after ... Read more...

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First wife Najwa was Osama’s only love match: Biographer


June 22nd, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Najwa Bin Laden, slain Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's first wife, was his favourite because she was his only love match. The rest of ... Read more...

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Myanmarese refugees battle bias, poverty in Delhi (June 20 is World Refugee Day)


June 17th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Lodged in a matchbox-sized room with her parents and three siblings, 17-year-old Lalpek Sung constantly looks at the stained bathroom where her mother is chopping ... Read more...

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Migrants to US learn English by describing own lives


June 13th, 2011 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 13 (IANS/EFE) A project in America's North Carolina state seeks to get immigrant students learn English in an innovative way. Young people are asked to take photos, ... Read more...

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Congress, BSP responsible for Bundelkhand farmers’ suicides: BJP


May 31st, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 31 (IANS) Blaming the Congress-led central government and Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) for the farmers' suicides in the state's Bundelkhand region, the Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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National Award gives personal kick, professional boost: Arindam Chaudhuri


May 19th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Pocketing awards isn't his motive behind making films - but producer Arindam Chaudhari, whose count of National Awards has turned to three with "Do ... Read more...

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Delhi cooperative societies allowed to allot flats


May 17th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday allowed the allotment of flats by 64 co-operative societies, some of which had come under the scanner of the Central Bureau ... Read more...

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Central team reviews Indo-Myanmar trade at Moreh


April 29th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Moreh (Manipur), Apr 29 (ANI): In an endeavor to ensure the success of its Look-East policy and make the northeast a big trading hub in the future, a panel discussion on improving ... Read more...

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CII looking forward to meeting between Indo-Pak Commerce Secretaries


April 25th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by ANI
By Sawinder SinghAmritsar, Apr 25 (ANI): The Chairman of CII Zonal Council, Suneet Kochhar, on Monday said the Confederation of Indian Industry is looking forward to the meeting between Commerce Secretaries of ... Read more...

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