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BJP attacks UPA over fertilizer prices


August 20th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari Monday attacked the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government, saying its policy is to exploit farmers and ... Read more...

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UP officials not taking Akhilesh seriously: BSP


July 30th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) The opposition BSP Monday took pot shots at Akhilesh Yadav following attacks on statues of Dalit icon B.R. Ambedkar and their leader Mayawati, describing the ... Read more...

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Centre conspiring to ruin agriculture in Punjab: Badal


July 27th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 27 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Friday accused the central government of conspiring to ruin agriculture in the state by neglecting storage and movement capacity for ... Read more...

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EU asks Bangladesh to address human rights violations


July 22nd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 22 (IANS) Bangladesh needs to address the issue of human rights violations because it is similar to violation of democracy, the European Union (EU) ambassador to the country ... Read more...

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Mayawati regime razed ASI protected heritage building: CAG


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 3 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) in its March 2011 report, which was tabled in the Uttar Pradesh assembly Monday, has indicted the Mayawati regime ... Read more...

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In encephalitis-hit Bihar, parents pray to god to save their kids


June 29th, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Muzaffarpur(Bihar), June 29 (IANS) The disease has already claimed the lives of more than 200 children and affected nearly 600 in Bihar. Distraught parents are now praying to god to ... Read more...

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Akhilesh has no control over officials, party workers: BJP


May 17th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 17 (IANS) Launching its first offensive against the two-month-old Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday alleged that Chief Minister Akhilesh ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha disrupted over problems of weavers


May 16th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha had to be adjourned twice Wednesday as agitated opposition MPs took up the problems faced by weavers in various parts of ... 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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6 children hurt in UP school roof collapse


May 1st, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 1 (IANS) Six children were injured Tuesday when the roof of their school classroom collapsed at Chilla village in Khurja.The students were attending a class at Saraswati Vidya ... Read more...

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Vice chancellor, officials confined in office overnight in Bengal


April 26th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) The vice-chancellor of the Aliah University and other officials had to spend the whole of Wednesday night confined in an office of the university's Salt lake ... Read more...

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Is government serious about saving the Ganga?


March 25th, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) The Ganga, deified by Hindus and intrinsic to its literature and lore while providing water to over 40 percent of India's population in 11 ... Read more...

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Goa trade body demands Rs.1,000 crore grant for state


March 24th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 24 (IANS) With an eye to tourism, Goa's apex trade body has demanded a special grant of Rs.1,000 crore from union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in his ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China vows to push forward judicial reform


March 11th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 11 (IANS) Admitting to problems in China's judicial system, Chief Justice Wang Shengjun Sunday vowed to push forward reforms.China needs to improve the work of courts and deepen ... Read more...

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Double blow for BCCI, Sahara walks out of sponsorship deal, Pune Warriors (Roundup)


February 4th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) Indian cricket suffered a twin blow Saturday when Sahara India snapped its multi-million-dollar sponsorship deal with the country's apex body of the sport and also pulled ... Read more...

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Mahasweta Devi slams cancellation of Taslima’s book launch


February 4th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 3 (IANS) Magsaysay Award winning author Mahasweta Devi Friday strongly criticised the cancellation of the release of controversial writer Taslima Nasreen's book following objections from fundamentalists."It is ... Read more...

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Rahul meets Muslim law board chief


December 11th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 11 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi called on All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) chief Maulana Rabe Nadwi here Sunday, further indicating the party's intent ... Read more...

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Mayawati hits out at opposition for criticising state split


November 16th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 16 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Wednesday lambasted the entire opposition for terming her move to divide the state as an "election stunt".Claiming that she has ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill in parliament — amid protests (Second Lead)


August 4th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) As promised, the government Thursday introduced the Lokpal bill in the Lok Sabha amid protests from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) which insisted on ... Read more...

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Bengal slashes cess on cooking gas


June 25th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata June 25 (IANS) The West Bengal government Saturday reduced cooking gas prices by Rs.16 per cylinder to partially offset the hike of Rs.50 announced by the central government.Announcing ... Read more...

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Taslima tweets praise for Mamata, sarcasm for Buddhadeb (Lead)


May 13th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Controversial writer of Bangladeshi origin Taslima Nasreen Friday heaped praise for Mamata Banerjee and posted sarcastic tweets on the dismal performance of West Bengal's ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb threw me out, now he’s losing, Taslima tweets


May 13th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Controversial writer of Bangladeshi origin Taslima Nasreen Friday posted sarcastic tweets on the dismal performance of West Bengal's Left Front in the assembly elections ... Read more...

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Regularise services of officials on ad hoc basis: Tribunal


April 22nd, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) has asked the home ministry and the Delhi government to regularise the services of two officials, promoted to assistant commissioners ... Read more...

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Four dead in Bangladesh ethnic violence


April 18th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 18 (IANS) At least four people were killed and six villages of ethnic Buddhist minority tribals were burnt over a land dispute in south-eastern Bangladesh, officials said.The incident ... Read more...

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Meena couple begins hunger strike demanding compensation for tribals


April 12th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Apr 12 (ANI): Dausa MP and Meena community leader Kirori Lal Meena and his wife Golma Devi, who is the Minister of State for Khadi in the Ashok Gehlot Government, began ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Uttarakhand villagers construct check dam to conserve water


April 9th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Nainital, Apr 9 (ANI): Villagers of Alchona village in Uttarakhand have constructed check dams to save their farms from water problems.Last year the check dam was washed away due to heavy rain ... Read more...

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JUI-F slams Pak Govt for non-provision of enhanced security to Fazlur Rehman


April 1st, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 1(ANI): The Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) has expressed complete dissatisfaction over the security provided by the government to party chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman- who also holds the key portfolio of Chairman ... Read more...

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Single screen cinemas in Maharashtra to go on strike


March 18th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) Single screen cinema halls in Maharashtra will go on a one week strike from March 25 to demand the reduction or abolishment of entertainment tax."Yes, we ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Whitney Houston’s daughter photographed snorting cocaine


March 7th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): It seems R 'n' B singer Whitney Houston's daughter is following in her mother's footsteps after photographs of her snorting a white powder said to be cocaine, emerged. ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi meets Banda rape victim


February 7th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by ANI
Shahbajpur (Lucknow), Feb 7 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Monday met the teenaged girl, who was allegedly raped by Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA Purushottam Naresh Dwivedi, in her ... Read more...

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Operation theatre staff strike work in Chandigarh hospital


February 6th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 6 (IANS) The premier Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) hospital here was Sunday hit by an indefinite strike by the operation theatre technicians demanding a pay hike.The ... Read more...

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Five of a family die after drinking tea


January 24th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Badaun (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 24 (IANS) Five members of a family, including four minors, died after drinking tea at their home in this Uttar Pradesh district Monday, police said.Amar Singh, 45, and ... Read more...

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Laura Vikmanis: 42 And Still Cheering For Bengals!


January 22nd, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Laura Vikmanis, has proved that age is no bar when it comes to chasing the job that one dreams for. At the age of 42, she ... Read more...

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Christina Scavo And Shannon O Toole’s Allegations Are Without Merit?


January 5th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The New York Jets have recently declared that the lawsuit filed against Brett Favre and the team, by the two massage therapist Christina Scavo And Shannon ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pakistani Hindu families demand bill on marriage registration


January 2nd, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 2(ANI): Families of the Scheduled Caste Hindus in Pakistan have demanded of the government that the Hindu Marriage Registration Bill should be passed by Parliament as early as possible.Women belonging ... Read more...

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