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Floods in eastern India kill at least 59, millions affected


September 27th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by BNO News
BHUBANESWAR (BNO NEWS) -- At least 59 people have been killed as severe flooding continues in eastern India, where over two million people are estimated to have been affected by the flood ... Read more...

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Protesters condemn arrest of youth in Indian-controlled Kashmir


August 31st, 2011 - 3:54 am ICT by BNO News
SRINAGAR, KASHMIR (BNO NEWS) -- Families and relatives of more than 73 youth who were arrested during clashes on Saturday protested outside the police station in downtown Srinagar in Indian-administered Kashmir on ... Read more...

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Indian PM defends arrest of anti-graft activist


August 17th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI (BNO NEWS) -- Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday defended Delhi Police for its action against social activist Anna Hazare who was arrested by police to prevent him from ... Read more...

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Indian activist slams police restrictions on his anti-corruption fast


August 14th, 2011 - 2:20 am ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI (BNO NEWS) -- Indian activist Anna Hazare on Saturday slammed authorities for imposing restrictions on his planned fast against corruption, the Hindustan Times reported.Hazare wrote to Indian Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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J.Dey, Josy Joseph get Prem Bhatia Award


August 11th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Late Mid-Day crime reporter J. Dey and the Times of India journalist Josy Joseph were Thursday jointly presented the prestigious Prem Bhatia Award for excellence ... Read more...

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Court absolves leading news dailies of defamation charges


July 1st, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Three leading news dailies of the national capital have been absolved of defamation charges by a Delhi court for reporting an incident about a dowry ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh government asked to probe sex change cases


June 27th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has asked the Madhya Pradesh government to investigate cases of alleged surgical sex change of ... Read more...

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Senior Mid Day crime journalist shot dead (Lead)


June 11th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) Senior crime journalist of Mumbai-based eveninger Mid Day, Jyotindra Dey was shot dead by unidentified assailants near Powai in northwest Mumbai here Saturday afternoon, ... Read more...

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Four killed when paramilitary helicopter crashes in western India


May 14th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI (BNO NEWS) -- Four people were killed when a paramilitary helicopter crashed in India's northwestern state of Rajasthan, the Hindustan Times reported on Saturday.A Chetak helicopter crashed in the hilly ... Read more...

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Guess who’s M.F. Husain’s new muse? Mamata Banerjee!


May 14th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Depicting her as "essence of Indian womanhood", Doha-based Indian artist M.F. Husain has sketched Trinamool Congress chief and soon to be chief minister Mamata ... Read more...

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Farmers clash with Indian police over new expressway


May 9th, 2011 - 3:40 am ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- Angry farmers on Sunday went on a rampage in northern India as they continued protesting against the state's government's land policies, the Hindustan Times reported.Farmers pelted ... Read more...

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Indian state minister killed in helicopter crash


May 4th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- Local search teams on Wednesday found the wreckage of an aircraft that went missing on Saturday morning confirming the death of the chief minister of India's ... Read more...

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10 killed in factory fire in India


April 29th, 2011 - 5:21 am ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- Ten people were killed after a fire broke out in a plastic factory in the Indian capital of New Delhi, the Hindustan Times reported Thursday.The blaze ... Read more...

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Indian chief minister ‘allowed’ Gujarat 2002 anti-Muslim riots, officer says


April 23rd, 2011 - 3:13 am ICT by BNO News
GUJARAT, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- A senior police officer blamed India's Gujarat state chief minister Narendra Modi for the anti-Muslim riots that erupted after the 2002 Godhra train blaze, the Hindustan Times ... Read more...

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Separatists protest killing of Kashmir religous leader


April 10th, 2011 - 2:08 am ICT by BNO News
SRINAGAR, KASHMIR (BNO NEWS) -- The city of Srinagar in Kashmir was paralyzed on Saturday after separatists called a strike to protest against the killing of a prominent religious leader, the Hindustan ... Read more...

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Veteran journalist Ajit Bhattacharjea dead


April 5th, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Veteran journalist Ajit Bhattacharjea, who was part of the Right to Information movement, died at his home here Monday after a long illness. He was ... Read more...

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Indian newspapers love politics and business


March 27th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Guess what hogs the news? In a country plagued by rural problems and social ills, it's politics and business that find the maximum coverage ... Read more...

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Bachchan gets caught in ‘Bhojpal’ row


March 12th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 12 (IANS) Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan has got caught in the controversy over renaming Bhopal as "Bhojpal," an idea floated by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan but ... Read more...

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Didn’t know about chargesheet against Thomas, says former CVC


March 4th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 4 (ANI): Former Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) Pratyush Sinha has said that he was not aware of the chargesheet against PJ Thomas while clearing his name as Kerala ... Read more...

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Indian court upholds death sentence for Pakistani terrorist involved in 2008 Mumbai bombing


February 22nd, 2011 - 1:49 am ICT by BNO News
BOMBAY, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- An Indian High Court on Monday confirmed the death sentence for a Pakistani terrorist and last survivor of the 2008 Mumbai bombing, the Hindustan Times reported.A Bombay ... Read more...

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Protest in Kashmir after young man killed in army firing


February 6th, 2011 - 1:58 am ICT by BNO News
SRINAGAR, KASHMIR (BNO NEWS) -- Hundreds of people on Saturday protested in Indian-administered Kashmir the killing of a civilian by the army, the Hindustan Times reported.Manzoor Magray, 24, a resident of Chogal ... Read more...

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Bollywood stars say yes to ‘No TV Day’


January 29th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Imagine not switching on your television for a day and missing your daily dose of soaps and reality shows? The "No TV Day" initiative in Mumbai ... Read more...

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Man commits suicide after father’s scolding


January 12th, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan (IANS) A 24-year-old manager of a private company committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree in east Delhi after his father scolded him for losing Rs.20,000, police said ... Read more...

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Gujarat police in Bhopal to summon scribe in exhumation case


December 29th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 29 (IANS) A six-member Gujarat police team arrived here Wednesday to serve summons on a senior journalist in connection with the Lunawada exhumation case related to the digging up of ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt Wedding In India Next Month


December 18th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dec 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to reports all over the Internet, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are finally going to tie the knot, in a wedding ceremony which will be held ... Read more...

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Media, politics, business and a lobbyist - India’s own WikiLeaks


December 1st, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Where does brokering begin and lobbying end, who draws the line between journalistic ethics and peddling corporate interests, and just how does one separate the overlapping ... Read more...

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PM seeks to clear airwaves on 2G spectrum scam (Intro Roundup)


November 20th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh dealt suitably with every letter to him for sanction to prosecute then communications minister A. Raja on the alleged second generation (2G) ... Read more...

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PM says guilty will not be spared; PMO files affidavit (Roundup)


November 20th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday warned that no one found guilty of wrongdoing will be spared, but refrained from making any direct personal remark on the ... Read more...

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Humanity has to fight challenges of terrorism, hunger: PM


November 20th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Urging the people to act as responsible global citizens, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said that humanity as a whole will have to fight together against ... Read more...

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Don’t ask on cabinet reshuffle but we need young people: PM (Lead)


November 20th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the people will come to know as and when he decides to reshuffle his cabinet, adding that a resurgent and ... Read more...

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India must leverage advantage of young population: PM


November 20th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Saturday the country must leverage the advantage of a young population to emerge as the leader in global innovation.Speaking at the ... Read more...

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Guilty in 2G spectrum saga will be punished: PM (Lead)


November 20th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Refraining from any direct personal remarks on the 2G spectrum scam, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said no one found guilty of wrong-doing will be spared, ... Read more...

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Cannot comment on cabinet reshuffle: PM


November 20th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the average age of people in power should be reduced even as he did not comment on a possible cabinet ... Read more...

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Pakistan should control terror machine, says PM


November 20th, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said his government was committed to normalisation of India's relationship with Pakistan but the neighbouring country must control the terror machine."We ... Read more...

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None found guilty will be spared: PM on 2G scam


November 20th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) In his first public remarks on the 2G spectrum scandal, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said anyone found guilty of wrong-doing will be brought to book ... Read more...

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