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Maruti crisis: Local village headmen see conspiracy


July 20th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 20 (IANS) Local village heads (sarpanches) of the Manesar area Friday decried the repeated crises in leading car-maker Maruti's Manesar plant, blaming these on "outsiders", and demanded a ... Read more...

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Killed pilgrims’ kin protest non-payment of compensation


June 28th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 27 (IANS) Relatives of 24 Hindu pilgrims, who were killed in a road accident in 2010, created noisy scenes Wednesday over non-payment of Rs.2 lakh compensation announced by ... Read more...

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Hooda detractors make themselves heard (Haryana Newsletter)


January 15th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 15 (IANS) As Bhupinder Singh Hooda moves closer to completing seven years as Haryana chief minister, some state leaders in his Congress party are beginning to raise their ... Read more...

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CBI begins preliminary probe in defence land scam


January 13th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a preliminary enquiry relating to the alleged misconduct by army officials in transferring a plot of land in ... Read more...

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Save Punjab’s hosiery and textiles industry, says Badal


March 7th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 7 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Monday urged the central government to save the hosiery and textiles industry in the state, by introducing optional tax ... Read more...

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Air India Kanishka bomber Reyat appeals against perjury conviction


February 9th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, Feb 9 (ANI): Inderjit Singh Reyat, the only convicted man over the bombing of an Air India jet, has reportedly appealed against a perjury conviction in his alleged accomplices' trial in ... Read more...

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BJP demands probe into Kandivali land deal transfer


January 12th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday demanded a probe into the "illegal transfer" of land in Kandivali in Mumbai in which the names of a former ... Read more...

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Ex-minister, ex-Army chief may be probed for ‘illegal’ land transfer


January 12th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) A former minister and an ex-Army chief are likely to come under the government's scanner over alleged "illegal transfer" of prime defence land in Mumbai's Kandivali to ... Read more...

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Air India bomber gets nine more years for perjury (Lead)


January 8th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 8 (IANS) Inderjit Singh Reyat, the only convicted bomber of an Air India plane in 1985, was Friday sentenced by a court in Vancouver to nine more years ... Read more...

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Air India bomber gets nine more years in jail


January 8th, 2011 - 2:38 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 8 (IANS) Inderjit Singh Reyat, the only convicted Air India bomber, was Friday sentenced to nine more years for lying under oath at the Air India Kanishka bombing ... Read more...

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Parliamentary panel examining ‘paid news’ to meet Monday


December 17th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The first meeting of a parliamentary panel examining the issue of "paid news" would be held Monday, a member of the committee said. "The first meeting ... Read more...

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Air India Kanishka bomber apologies to victims’ families


November 19th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Vancouver (Canada), Nov 19(ANI): Inderjit Singh Reyat, the only man convicted in the 1985 Air India Kanishka bombing, has offered an apology to the families of the 329 victims of the bombing. ... Read more...

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Jail Kanishka bomber for 14 more years, court told


November 18th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Nov 18 (IANS) Inderjit Singh Reyat, the only man convicted in the 1985 Air India Kanishka bombing, should be locked up for another 14 years for lying under oath during the ... Read more...

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25 years later, Canada offers $25,000 to each Kanishka victim family


October 23rd, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Oct 23 (IANS) The Canadian government has reportedly offered $20,000 to $25,000 to families of each Air India Kanishka victim - 25 years after all 329 people on board ... Read more...

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Air India bomber found guilty in perjury trial


September 19th, 2010 - 7:14 am ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Sep 19 (IANS) Inderjit Singh Reyat, the only man convicted in the 1985 Air India Kanishka bombing, faces more time in jail after a jury Saturday found him guilty of perjury ... Read more...

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Jurors seek clarity from Air India perjury trial judge


September 18th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
Vancouver (Canada), Sept.18 (ANI): Jurors taking part in the perjury trial of Indian Canadian Inderjit Singh Reyat, the only person convicted in the 1985 bombing of an Air India jet that claimed ... Read more...

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IOCL, ONGC in Murugappa final


July 24th, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 24 (IANS) Indian Oil Corporation Ltd and Oil and Natural Gas Corporation entered the final of the 86th All-India MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup hockey tournament with hard-fought victories here Saturday. IOCL overcame ... Read more...

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CPI-M slams Congress, INLD for stance on khap panchayats


May 14th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 14 (IANS) Condemning Haryana's ruling Congress and the opposition Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) for their support to khap panchayats, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) said Friday that the ... Read more...

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Chirayu Amin takes over as interim IPL chairman


April 26th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) The Governing Council of the Indian Premier League (IPL) Monday appointed Indian cricket board vice-president Chirayu Amin as the interim chairman following the suspension of the league's commissioner ... Read more...

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BCCI may appoint interim panel to run IPL (Lead)


April 26th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) Governing Council that met here Monday is likely to appoint an interim committee to run the affairs of the Twenty20 league after its ... Read more...

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IPL Governing Council meets, sans Modi


April 26th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) The Governing Council of the Indian Premier League (IPL) met here Monday under the chairmanship of Indian cricket board president Shashank Manohar after its commissioner Lalit Modi ... Read more...

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Tendulkar bags IPL’s best batsman and captain’s award


April 24th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) Mumbai Indians skipper Sachin Tendulkar, who turns 37 Saturday, bagged the awards for best batsman and best captain at the glitzy Sahara Indian Premier League (IPL) Awards ... Read more...

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Board members want panel to monitor Modi’s functioning


April 20th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Even if Indian Premier League (IPL) commissioner Lalit Modi escapes the heat and manages to stay on, he will not have the free hand that he enjoyed ... Read more...

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70 Lok Sabha MPs hadn’t revealed assets till Feb 24 (Lead, superseding earlier story)


April 17th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) At least 70 Lok Sabha MPs, including former prime minister H.D. Deve Gowda, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad and cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, had ... Read more...

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70 Lok Sabha MPs yet to reveal assets


April 17th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) At least 70 Lok Sabha MPs, including former prime minister H.D. Deve Gowda, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad and cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, have ... Read more...

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Perjury trials in Air India ‘Kanishla’ bombing case halted


March 9th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Vancouver, Mar 9 (ANI): The perjury trial of Inderjit Singh Reyat in the Air India bombing case, the bloodiest unsolved crime in Canadian history, has been stalled.Reyat was the only person jailed ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha adjourned again, peace returns to Lok Sabha (Third Lead)


March 3rd, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the third time Wednesday with the opposition taking Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar to task over an alleged sugar scam, even ... Read more...

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Peace in Lok Sabha after two adjournments (Second Lead)


March 3rd, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Peace returned to Lok Sabha Wednesday afternoon when the motion of thanks on the president's address was moved, with an unrelenting opposition having forced two adjournments ... Read more...

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Air India bombing convict faces fresh trial


March 3rd, 2010 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Vancouver, March 3 (IANS) Inderjit Singh Reyat, the only person jailed in the killing of 329 passengers in the Air India bombing of 1985 and released last year, is set ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda planning to dress up suicide bombers as Sikhs


January 27th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Al Qaeda is planning to dress up suicide bombers as Sikhs and security chiefs fear that Muslim extremists may hide the explosives inside Sikh headgear.Al-Qaida is plotting ... Read more...

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One killed in firing outside Punjab town court


January 20th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jagraon (Punjab), Jan 20 (IANS) A young man was killed and another seriously injured in a shootout outside the district courts complex here Wednesday, police said. While 22-year-old Hargunjit Singh died, 21-year-old ... Read more...

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Will Board punish DDCA for its lapses? (Comment)


December 28th, 2009 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Veturi Srivatsa Indian cricket board president Shashank Manohar has found a novel way to punish under-performers. He sacked bowling coach Venkatesh Prasad and fielding coach Robin Singh for the Indian team's ... Read more...

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Chandigarh police arrest snatcher who targetted elderly women


November 21st, 2009 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 20 (IANS) City police Friday said they had solved a spate of snatchings and robberies, in which elderly women out on morning walk were attacked, with the arrest of a ... Read more...

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Cricket training for Chinese women in Punjab


November 2nd, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil SharmaMohali, Nov 2 (ANI): Even as officials in India and China are taking their time to prevent provocative statements from being issued from either countries, an all-women cricket team from ... Read more...

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Five-day annual fair dedicated to Baba Sheikh Farid held in Faridkot


October 6th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
By Suresh GroverFaridkot (Punjab), Oct 6(ANI): A five-day-long annual fair promoting communal harmony and dedicated to Baba Sheikh Farid, a 12th century Sufi saint, was recently organized in Punjab's Faridkot city.The recitation ... Read more...

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