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Rs.411 crore supplementary budget in Jharkhand


August 31st, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Jharkhand government Friday presented a Rs.411 crore first supplementary budget in the state assembly.Deputy Chief Minister Hemant Soren, who is also in charge of the ... Read more...

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‘Delhi ought to have its own film setup’ (With Images)


July 20th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Director Hemant Gaba, who shot his internationally acclaimed "Shuttlecock Boys" here, feels that with increasing numbers of Delhiites entering the film line, it is high ... Read more...

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Gangster arrested in Uttar Pradesh


July 10th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 9 (IANS) In a joint operation, the Uttar Pradesh Police and the Karnataka Police Monday arrested a member of the notorious Raja Shetty gang here, an official said.Akash ... Read more...

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Indian MPs, US think tank discuss policy issues


July 6th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS) A group of 11 visiting Indian MPs and a leading US think tank have discussed the need for focused policy initiatives to accelerate India's economic growth ... Read more...

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Shibu Soren to decide JMM’s stand on presidential poll


June 24th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 24 (IANS) The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) Sunday authorised party chief Shibu Soren to decide the party's stand for the July 19 presidential poll even as it ... Read more...

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I was scared of people hating me: Karanvir Bohra


June 18th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Actor Karanvir Bohra plays an over-possessive and abusive husband in "Saubhagyavati Bhava" and admits that doing an anti-hero role was a risk.Talking about the apprehension ... Read more...

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PIL demands probe against central ministers, makes Anna party


June 6th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) A Pune-based social activist Wednesday filed a public interest litigation in the Bombay High Court demanding a probe against some central ministers for corruption, and ... Read more...

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Rajasthan lawmaker discharged in staged shootout case


May 31st, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 31 (IANS) Rajasthan legislator and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajendra Singh Rathore walked out of jail here Thursday after a court discharged him in criminal Dara ... Read more...

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Gut probe can spot deadly pancreatic cancer


May 22nd, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) Physicians can now spot pancreatic cancer, one of the deadliest ever, by simply shining a tiny light within the small intestine, close to its junction with ... Read more...

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Munda licks wounds after BJP defeat


May 4th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 4 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Friday counted the political consequences after party colleague S.S. Ahluwalia lost the Rajya Sabha election.Munda, who heads the Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Cong, JMM and BJP in fray for Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll


April 23rd, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 23 (IANS) Jharkhand's ruling alliance partners - the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) - and the opposition Congress have fielded candidates for ... Read more...

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Shehla murder: Accused blames BJP legislator


April 13th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 13 (IANS) Saba Farooqui, an accused in transparency activist Shehla Masood's murder here last year, alleged Friday that Bhopal's Bharatiya Janata Party legislator Dhruv Narayan Singh masterminded ... Read more...

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Ujjwal Mukhopadhyay named Avon India managing director


March 29th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Leading direct selling company Avon Beauty Products India Thursday announced the appointment of Ujjwal Sankar Mukhopadhyay as its new managing director."He will be responsible for ... Read more...

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Hope BJP will support our Rajya Sabha candidate: JMM


March 26th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 26 (IANS) The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) Monday expressed hope that alliance partner Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would vote for its candidate in the Rajya Sabha poll ... Read more...

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Third supplementary budget presented in Jharkhand


March 13th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 13 (IANS) Jharkhand Deputy Chief Minister Hemant Soren, who holds the finance portfolio, Tuesday presented another supplementary budget of Rs.798.96 crore in the state assembly.The government did not ... Read more...

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Ruling ends spectrum row for once and all: Experts


February 2nd, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court's order cancelling 122 licences given out in 2008 settles the spectrum row for once and all, although it brings bad news ... Read more...

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Jharkhand appoints consultant for Rs.1,500 crore transmission line


February 1st, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 1 (IANS) Jharkhand Tuesday decided to appoint Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) as the consultant for establishing a Rs.1,500 crore transmission line in the state, an ... Read more...

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45 of Jharkhand’s 82 legislators declare assets


December 23rd, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 23 (IANS) Of the 82 legislators in the Jharkhand assembly, only 45, including Chief Minister Arjun Munda, have declared their assets as asked for by Speaker C.P. Singh.In ... Read more...

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Veena Malik goes missing in Mumbai


December 17th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 17 (IANS) Controversial Pakistani actress and model Veena Malik has gone missing in Mumbai since Friday morning, her manager said here Saturday.Shooting for a Bollywood flick, "Mumbai 125 ... Read more...

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Jharkhand felicitates its National Games medallists


December 10th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 9 (IANS) Ten months after the 34th National Games, Jharkhand Friday felicitated medal winners from the state in presence of hometown boy and Indian cricket team captain Mahendra ... Read more...

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26/11 survivors live with ugly scars and deafening silence (Three years after the 26/11 attack)


November 24th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Life moves on, but what remains are the ugly scars. Nearly three years after the gruesome attack on Mumbai, 26/11 is still fresh in the minds ... Read more...

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BJP backs JMM in bypoll, JD-U miffed


November 21st, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) decision to back ally Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) in the Dec 4 Mandu assembly bypoll in Jharkhand has upset its ... Read more...

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Man arrested for snatching foreigner’s bag


November 11th, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) A 25-year-old man was arrested in south Delhi for snatching a a Spanish tourist's bag. He was arrested while trying to sell her belongings, police ... Read more...

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Asha turns 78, to celebrate with family


September 8th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) Singing legend Asha Bhosle turned 78 Thursday and would like to keep it a private affair by celebrating it with her family and grandchildren over dinner."Ashaji ... Read more...

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Two held for snatching cop’s chain


August 29th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Two bike-borne chain snatchers were arrested after they targeted a woman police constable in west Delhi, police said Monday.Jitender Bhardwaj, 20, and Hemant, 19, were ... Read more...

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SDAT-RAMCO chess: Rajesh draws with Russian GM


August 2nd, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 2 (IANS) Chennai lad V.A.V. Rajesh, a student of Loyola College, stole the limelight by holding top seed Russian Grandmaster Maxim Matlakov to a draw in the first ... Read more...

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Family of five held for killing minor


August 2nd, 2011 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) A dispute over Rs.100 during a pilgrimage to Haridwar led to the murder of a minor here, police said Monday. Police arrested five of a ... Read more...

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Gang pumping fake money in Goa casinos busted


August 1st, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 1 (IANS) A racket in which millions of rupees in counterfeit currency were pumped into casino gambling operations has been busted, police said Monday.Police have arrested three people, ... Read more...

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Court verdict on 2008 blasts Aug 8 (Lead)


July 27th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) A Mumbai court will Aug 8 deliver its verdict in cases related to two blasts in Maharashtra's Thane and Raigad districts in 2008 in which ... Read more...

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Mahindra, Eurocopter ink product development deal


July 26th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Indian conglomerate Mahindra Group's subsidiaries Mahindra Aerospace and Mahindra Satyam Tuesday entered into an agreement with international helicopter manufacturer Eurocopter for the joint design and ... Read more...

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IPCL, DPSC to invest Rs.26,450 crore in power


July 20th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) India Power Corporation Limited (IPCL) and DPSC Limited, a power generation and distribution group, Wednesday announced their plan to invest Rs.26,450 crore by 2015 in the ... Read more...

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‘Files pending as Jharkhand top brass focuses on by-poll’


June 28th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 28 (IANS) The Arjun Munda government in Jharkhand is busy campaigning for the Lok Sabha by-poll in Jamshedpur resulting in development work coming to a standstill, ... Read more...

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‘Office Office’ takes a leap, goes to big screen


June 24th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Popular comedy show "Office Office", about work culture in government offices and plight of a common man, Mussaddi Lal, now moves on to big screen as ... Read more...

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India, and its art of spices


June 20th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) India is a mouth-watering gold mine of indigenous food with over 20,000 documented traditional recipes that have at least 200 varieties of dosas, the signature ... Read more...

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Soren rejects Munda’s plea, JMM joins Jamshedpur by-poll (Lead)


June 11th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jun 11 (IANS) Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief Shibu Soren, who also heads the ruling alliance's steering committee, Saturday turned down Chief Minister Arjun Munda's request not ... Read more...

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