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Muslims in Jammu protest against anti-Islam film


September 21st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 21 (IANS) Muslims in Jammu Friday protested the anti-Islam film 'Innocence of Muslims' and held demonstrations outside mosques in different parts of the city after Friday prayers.According to ... Read more...

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Two days to cross 15 km in Chennai: Steel traders


September 18th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) Steel wholesalers here complained Tuesday of nearly a 50 percent drop in business because of traffic congestion on the roads leading to the Chennai Port Trust ... Read more...

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Andhra police chief orders probe into hostage drama (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 13 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's police chief Thursday ordered a probe into the incident in Hyderabad in which a suspended police constable took a senior police official hostage for ... Read more...

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Constable apologizes for taking senior hostage


September 13th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 13 (IANS) A suspended police constable who took a senior police official hostage here Wednesday night has apologized for his behaviour.Giriprasad Sharma, a suspended head constable with the ... Read more...

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Hyderabad ‘hostage’ drama ends as suspended cop releases senior (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 13 (IANS) A four-hour-long 'hostage' drama ended here late Wednesday as a suspended head constable who had taken a senior police official hostage released him unharmed.Giriprasad Sharma, a ... Read more...

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Suspended cop takes senior ‘hostage’ in Hyderabad


September 12th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 12 (IANS) A suspended head constable took a senior police official 'hostage' here Wednesday, sending shock waves across the police establishment.Giriprasad Sharma, a suspended head constable with the ... Read more...

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Season’s heaviest rain halts Delhi


August 21st, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The season's heaviest downpour in the national capital Tuesday morning left thousands stranded for hours in traffic jams as many parts of the city were ... Read more...

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Mamata asks Maoists to lay down arms (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 15 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday promised an attractive rehabilitation package to Maoists who lay down weapons and return to mainstream."I appeal to the ... Read more...

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Ramlila Maidan ready for Ramdev campaign (Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Ramlila Maidan here is set for yoga guru Baba Ramdev's campaign against corruption and black money from Thursday, with his aides expecting thousands ... Read more...

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Delhi braces for another Ramdev protest


August 8th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Final touches were being given Wednesday at the Ramlila ground here where yoga guru Ramdev will launch a campaign against black money and corruption ... Read more...

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Pune blasts: Rs.30 crore granted for installing CCTVs


August 5th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 5 (IANS) Maharashtra government Sunday sanctioned Rs.30 crore to Pune for purchasing crime preventive equipments, including closed circuit televisions (CCTVs), days after serial blasts rocked the heart of ... Read more...

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Patna to get tallest Gandhi statue on October 2


August 5th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 5 (IANS) Bihar will pay a befitting tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 143rd birth anniversary on October 2. The state government plans to install a 40-foot-tall bronze ... Read more...

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IGNOU eases admission process


July 1st, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) In a bid to ease the admission process, the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) said Sunday it was selling student handbooks and prospectus from ... Read more...

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Minor fire in Hyderabad’s Jubilee Hall after Pranab visit


July 1st, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 1 (IANS) A minor fire broke out at the historic Jubilee Hall here Sunday, minutes after United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee left the building, ... Read more...

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Air India pilots go on hunger strike (Lead)


June 24th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Eleven striking pilots of Air India Sunday went on an indefinite hunger strike seeking the reinstatement of 101 sacked pilots."Our protest is for the reinstatement ... Read more...

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Hyderabad builder arrested for cheating DLF


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 23 (IANS) Hyderabad police Saturday arrested top builder Gowri Shankar Gupta for cheating construction and real estate major DLF to the tune of over Rs.300 crore.Gupta, owner of ... Read more...

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Kiev opens fan zone for Euro 2012


June 8th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 8 (IANS) Ukraine kicked off its Euro 2012 football festivities Friday with the launch of the Kiev fan zone for football fans.Kiev's 90,000-capacity fan zone, located in the ... Read more...

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Kiev opens fan zone for Euro 2012


June 8th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 8 (IANS) Ukraine kicked off its Euro 2012 football festivities Friday with the launch of the Kiev fan zone for football fans.Kiev's 90,000-capacity fan zone, located in the ... Read more...

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Transit of Venus marred in Kerala


June 6th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 6 (IANS) The rare celestial phenomenon of Venus transiting the sun turned out to be a no-show in Kerala as the monsoon rains took centrestage, leaving hundreds of ... Read more...

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Shrinking space for dead in Hyderabad (Feature, With Images)


May 15th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 15 (IANS) "Mar ke bhi chain na paya to kidhar jayenge? (If there is no peace in death, then where will I go?" This Urdu couplet from Ibrahim ... Read more...

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Delayed start, gloomy weather fail to dampen Royal Challengers fans (IPL Diary)


May 14th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 14 (IANS) In spite of being a working day and traffic snarls enroute, over 35,000 frenzied fans packed the circular M. Chinnaswamy stadium in colourful attire, many ... Read more...

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Rally in Bangalore for quick probe into Manipuri student’s death


April 29th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 29 (IANS) A large number of students, mainly from northeastern states, Sunday staged a rally here demanding a speedy probe into the April 18 death in Bangalore ... Read more...

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Park Hyatt hotel opens in Hyderabad


April 27th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 27 (IANS) Hyatt Hotels Corp opened India's first city Park Hyatt hotel in the Andhra Pradesh capital Friday.The premium luxury hotel, which has come up in upscale ... Read more...

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Cricket carnival returns to tech hub with a bang (Sidelights)


April 16th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 15 (IANS) With the season's first Indian Premier League (IPL) match played under lights at the Chinnaswamy Stadium late Sunday, the cricket carnival returned to this tech hub, ... Read more...

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‘Servus Ishq’ - Indo-Austrian director’s tribute to Bollywood


April 9th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, April 9 (IANS) India-born Austrian film director Sandeep Kumar is celebrating spring with a difference this year. He has installed lights and cameras in the heart of the ... Read more...

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Karnataka policemen protest assault by lawyers


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) In a rare instance, a large number of policemen in Karnataka Friday reported to duty wearing black arm bands to protest the assault by lawyers ... Read more...

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Hyderabad gets first bicycle track for public


March 18th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 18 (IANS) Hyderabad got its first bicycle track for the public Sunday with hundreds participating in a "bicyclone rally" to mark the formal launch.From Monday, a three km ... Read more...

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No bail to mining baron Reddy


March 12th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 12 (IANS) A Bangalore court trying mining magnate and former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhana Reddy for illegal mining Monday rejected his bail plea and extended his custody with ... Read more...

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Senior Kerala cop suspended for filing case against women devotees


March 12th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 12 (IANS) A senior Kerala police officer was suspended Monday for filing a case against more than 11,000 women for squatting on the road and cooking as part ... Read more...

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NMDC detects tunnel-like structure under hillock


March 5th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 5 (IANS) The National Mineral Development Corp (NMDC) has detected a tunnel like structure under Naubat Pahad, the famous hillock in the heart of the city, giving credence ... Read more...

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Warring media, lawyers told to cool down


March 5th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 5 (IANS) Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Monday offered to mediate between media and lawyers in Karnataka following the March 2 attack on journalists in the ... Read more...

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A unique temple - dedicated to India’s freedom fighters


March 4th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 4 (IANS) Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh Sunday opened the first Rashtra Mandir, dedicated to freedom fighters and social workers, at the Mankameshwar temple complex here.The Rashtra ... Read more...

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Lawyers assault media persons, students in Bangalore (Lead)


March 2nd, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 2 (IANS) A group of lawyers here Friday attacked media persons, stoned their vehicles, police and college students in an ugly display of anger over media coverage of ... Read more...

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Terrorist was ‘very well trained’, says Chidambaram (Second Lead)


February 14th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Tuesday that the lone motorcyclist who tried to assassinate an Israeli diplomat's wife here was "a very well trained ... Read more...

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Terror bomber ‘very well trained’, says Chidambaram (Lead)


February 14th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Tuesday that the lone motorcyclist who tried to assassinate an Israeli diplomat's wife here was "a very well trained ... Read more...

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