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FDI marks countdown for UPA: BJP


September 21st, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) A day after the government notified the decision to allow foreign equity in multi-brand retail, the BJP Friday said it marked the beginning of the ... Read more...

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BJP slams Gogoi’s remarks on Muslims


September 11th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The BJP Monday criticized Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi for linking birth rate among Muslims in Assam to illiteracy and said the Congress has ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh in quarters of national junior hockey


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 3 (IANS) Hosts Uttar Pradesh stormed into the quarterfinals of the Junior National Men's Hockey Championship defeating Jharkhand 6-0 in their last Pool D league match at the ... Read more...

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Two die as suicide bomber targets US vehicle in Peshawar (Evening Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 3 (IANS) At least two people were killed Monday when a suicide bomber rammed his car packed with explosives into a US consulate vehicle near a UN office ... Read more...

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Four die in Peshawar suicide bombing (Fourth Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 3 (IANS) Four people, including two Americans, were killed Monday when a suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden car into a US consulate vehicle near a UN office in ... Read more...

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No Americans killed in Peshawar blast: US


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 3 (IANS) The US embassy here Monday denied that two Americans were killed in a car bomb attack in Peshawar.An embassy spokesman said they had no reports of ... Read more...

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Exodus reversed: Special train to Bangalore leaves Guwahati


September 1st, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 1 (IANS) A special train to Bangalore left a railway station here Saturday afternoon to help people from the northeast return to their places of study or work ... Read more...

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Kodnani conviction shows rule of law in Gujarat: BJP


September 1st, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday broke its silence on the 28-year sentence awarded to the party's Gujarat legislator Maya Kodnani, saying the conviction was ... Read more...

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BJP urges Mamata to pull plug from UPA


September 1st, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) Observing that Mamata Banerjee's "clean image" did not gel with a "tainted Congress", the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday urged the Trinamool Congress supremo to ... Read more...

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Coal allocation attack will be sharper than Bofors: BJP


August 31st, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Making it clear that it will not allow parliament to run unless its demand on the allocation of coal blocks are met, the Bharatiya ... Read more...

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BJP seeks Mamata’s support on coal blocks issue


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) emissaries Tuesday met Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee to seek her support on the alleged coal blocks scam, only ... Read more...

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Facing flak over price-rise remark, Beni now bats for retail FDI (Second Lead)


August 20th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Yet drawing flak for his remark that he was "happy" with price-rise as it was beneficial for farmers, union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma ... Read more...

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Minister says price rise helps farmers, draws flak (Lead)


August 20th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma Monday stoked a controversy with his comment that he was "happy" with price rise as it was beneficial ... Read more...

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Assam ministers satisfied with migrants’ security in Hyderabad


August 18th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) Two ministers from Assam Saturday reviewed the situation following the flight of some Assamese from here and reassured the migrants that Hyderabad was safe for them.For ... Read more...

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Curfew relaxed in Assam, 100 people detained


August 17th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 17 (IANS) Curfew was Friday partially lifted in Assam's Rangiya sub-division of Kamrup (Rural) district and 100 people have been picked up for violence, police said. There were ... Read more...

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Pakistani panel to probe airbase attack


August 17th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 17 (IANS) The Pakistan Air Force has formed a five-member committee to probe the terror attack at Kamra airbase, a media report said Friday.Pakistan Air Force chief, Air ... Read more...

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Fresh violence in Assam, curfew imposed


August 16th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 16 (IANS) Fresh incidents of violence were reported in Assam's Kamrup rural area Thursday and authorities imposed curfew in Rangiya sub-division of the district to bring the situation ... Read more...

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‘Iran, Pakistan can establish peace in the region’


August 5th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 5 (IANS) Iran and Pakistan could play an important role in establishing peace and stability in the region, a top Pakistani politician has said.Senate chairman Syed Nayyer Hussain ... Read more...

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UAE embassy in Australia holds iftar


August 5th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Gold Coast, Aug 4 (IANS/WAM) The UAE embassy in Australia organised an iftar banquet for 1,500 Muslims in Queensland's Gold Coast city.The iftar was held Friday in coordination with the ... Read more...

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Watch ‘Skyfall’ first trailer on your mobiles


July 31st, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Those eagerly awaiting the release of the next Bond film "Skyfall" can get to watch the trailer of the highly anticipated film on their ... Read more...

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Nitish meets Jaswant, pledges support


July 26th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Janata Dal-United leader and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Thursday met NDA's vice-presidential candidate Jaswant Singh and expressed full support to him.Nitish Kumar, who ... Read more...

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Pakistani runs car over gunman who shot him


July 25th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 25 (IANS) An official who sustained three bullet injuries chased the two attackers in his car. He knocked one of them down, killing him in Pakistan's Balochistan province.Two ... Read more...

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BJP takes up Amarnath pilgrims’ deaths with Chidambaram


July 24th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court expressed shock over the deaths of more Amarnath pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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Assam toll rises to 14, army called in (Third Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 22 (IANS) The death toll in the communal violence in Assam's Bodoland area rose to 14 Sunday even as the violence spread to Chirang district. The army has ... Read more...

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UPA allies unhappy with Congress: BJP


July 20th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Congress-led government was in difficulty as its allies were not happy with it, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Friday.Responding to reports of ... Read more...

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Assam’s boat clinics deliver health services - and hope (With images)


July 11th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Nalbari (Assam), July 11 (IANS) Amid pouring monsoon rain, men, women and children run alongside the torrential Brahmaputra, waving at people in white coats on a boat. This is their ... Read more...

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Experts urged to reduce animal deaths in floods


July 7th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 7 (IANS) Assam Forest Minister Rockybul Hussain Saturday said the government had asked experts to work out a mechanism to reduce animal deaths during floods."Floods are a natural ... Read more...

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Only Shatrughan, Shahnawaz secular in BJP: Lalu


July 5th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 5 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Thursday said only Shatrughan Sinha and Shahnawaz Hussain were secular leaders in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).Both Shatrughan ... Read more...

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Swimmer drowns, two missing off Mumbai beach


July 1st, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) A teenager drowned while two others were missing after they went for a swim off Juhu beach here with their friends Sunday, police said.According to police, ... Read more...

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Pakistani envoys to US and UN in a fix


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) Pakistan's envoys to the US and the UN, Sherry Rehman and Abdullah Hussain Haroon, are reportedly facing diplomatic problems after Yousuf Raza Gilani's disqualification as ... Read more...

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Abid Hussain passes away


June 21st, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Abid Hussain, a former Indian ambassador to the US and who held a series of senior positions at the centre, died in London Thursday following ... Read more...

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Gilani stands disqualified as PM, rules Supreme Court (Lead)


June 19th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 19 (IANS) The Pakistani Supreme Court Tuesday ruled that Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani stood disqualified since April 26 for contempt of court for refusing to write ... Read more...

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Pakistani girls killed for dancing reported alive


June 18th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) Five Pakistani girls who were reportedly killed on the orders of a tribal council for dancing and clapping with two young men in the northwest tribal ... Read more...

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Five CRPF troopers injured in Kashmir attack


June 17th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 17 (IANS) Five Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were injured Sunday when guerrillas hurled a grenade on their picket in Jammu and Kashmir.One of the injured was ... Read more...

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NDA to discuss Mukherjee’s candidature: BJP


June 15th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday said it will decide on Pranab Mukherjee's candidature for president's post after a meeting with its National Democratic ... Read more...

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