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Techie returns from US to commit suicide


September 3rd, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 3 (IANS) A techie based in the United States returned to his home state Andhra Pradesh only to end his life over alleged marital discord, police said Monday.Immadi ... Read more...

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India set for series sweep (Preview)


August 30th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 30 (IANS) After a lapse of 17 years, New Zealand face India at the Mangalam Chinnaswamy Stadium here looking to score their only third cricket Test win ... Read more...

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Kargil martyr’s parents look to SC, president for hope


July 26th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Palampur (Himachal Pradesh), July 26 (IANS) It has been 13 years since their son was killed in the Kargil conflict and they were handed his mutilated body. On Thursday, ... Read more...

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Fearing recruitment, India restricts contacts with CIA


July 23rd, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Fearing that the CIA might use counter-terrorism meetings to recruit Indian intelligence operatives, New Delhi has restricted agency-to-agency contacts with Washington, says a new book.Scholar ... Read more...

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Surjeet given rousing welcome in Punjab’s Phidde village


June 29th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Ferozepur (Punjab), June 28 (IANS) Hundreds gathered in Phidde village of Punjab's Ferozepur district to give a rousing welcome to Surjeet Singh, who returned home after more than 30 years ... Read more...

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Surjeet home after 30 years, says he was a spy (Roundup)


June 28th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), June 28 (IANS) After more than 30 years of incarceration in Pakistan, Surjeet Singh returned home Thursday to a tumultuous and teary welcome from family and friends and ... Read more...

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Three cheers for Indian culture, say IPL’s foreign cheerleaders


April 12th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Back home, they are bankers, school teachers or dancers. But many young women have come to India from foreign shores like Ukraine, Russia, Belgium ... Read more...

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Zardari trip good but should fetch results: Analysts


April 6th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, April 6 (IANS) Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari's visit to India to pray at the Sufi shrine at Ajmer Sharif is quite significant, said analysts in Pakistan ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily rues Osama film shoot disruption in India


March 5th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 5 (IANS) The disruption by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) of Hollywood director Kathryn Bigelow's film shoot in the Indian city of Chandigarh on Al Qaeda chief Osama ... Read more...

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Amid Arunachal row, Chinese foreign minister heading to India


February 27th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Amid China's renewed assertion of its claims over Arunachal Pradesh, Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi comes here Wednesday for wide-ranging talks that will set ... Read more...

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Italy regrets fishermen killing, row persists (Third Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) India and Italy Wednesday failed to resolve their row over the killing of two Indian fishermen, with Rome regretting the deaths but insisting they took ... Read more...

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Italy regrets fishermen killing, but row persists (Second Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) India and Italy Wednesday failed to resolve their row over the killing of two Indian fishermen, with Rome reiterating the deaths took place in international ... Read more...

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We will go by Indian law, says Kaur


February 22nd, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) India will go by its law while dealing with the arrest of two Italian Marines over the killing of two Indian fishermen, Minister of State ... Read more...

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Chowrasia hopes to get back to winnings ways at Avantha Masters


February 15th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Feb 15 (IANS) Indian golfer and defending champion S.S.P. Chowrasia believes he is capable of pulling off a hat-trick of wins on home soil when the Avantha Masters tees ... Read more...

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India reassures China over Tibet, calls for stronger ties (Lead)


February 9th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) Against the backdrop of recent self-immolations by Buddhist monks, India Wednesday struck a cautious note on the growing Tibetan unrest, telling China that it was "willing ... Read more...

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India reassures China over Tibet issue


February 8th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) With Beijing worried over the Tibetan unrest, India Wednesday reassured China that it considered the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR) as part of China and reiterated New ... Read more...

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Playing against Bayern Munich was memorable: Bhaichung


January 10th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) India's iconic footballer Bhaichung Bhutia Tuesday said that having a testimonial match against German giants Bayern Munich in front of 30,000 fans at the ... Read more...

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Congress steers clear of Rushdie visit controversy


January 10th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday sought to steer clear of the demand by Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband to not allow author Salman Rushdie to visit the ... Read more...

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Rushdie’s Jaipur visit under cloud (Second Lead)


January 10th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Salman Rushdie's proposed visit to Jaipur for the Literary Festival has come under cloud with the Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband saying Monday that ... Read more...

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Rushdie’s Jaipur visit under cloud (Lead)


January 9th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Salman Rushdie's proposed visit to Jaipur for the Literary Festival has come under cloud with the Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband saying Monday that ... Read more...

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To make Pakistan behave, strengthen India ties


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) Noting that Pakistan deliberately uses terrorism against India, a US scholar has advocated stronger ties with New Delhi and asking Islamabad to start cooperating or lose ... Read more...

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No possibility of Pakistan’s tour to India next year


December 16th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Dec 16 (IANS) There is no chance of an India-Pakistan bilateral series next year in March on Indian soil, as indicated by the Future Tours Programme, since the Asian ... Read more...

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Goa liberation: Relatively bloodless but indelibly etched in mind (December 19 is the 50th anniversary of Goa’s liberation)


December 15th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
(ATTN NEWS EDITORS: This is the first in a series of stories on the 50th anniversary of the liberation of Goa. This story deals with the effect on the psyche on ... Read more...

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Indian-origin British lawyer fights for Kargil martyr


December 11th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Palampur (Himachal Pradesh), Dec 11 (IANS) Twelve years after the Kargil conflict between India and Pakistan, a new 'battle' is on - to get justice for an Indian Army officer ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama skirts India-China boundary row; new Buddhist body formed


November 30th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Wednesday spoke at the Global Buddhist Conference, but scrupulously avoided commenting on the postponement of the India-China boundary talks ... Read more...

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Fascinating post-mortem of Indian Left (IANS Book Review)


November 22nd, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Book: "Leftism in India 1917-1947"; Author: Satyabrata Rai Chowdhuri; Publisher:Macmillan; Price: Rs.375In 254 crisp and scholarly pages (including a rich bibliography), this may well be the ultimate work on Indian Leftists ... Read more...

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Off to new boom town, with Mark Tully (IANS Book Review)


November 9th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Book: "Non Stop India"; Author: Mark Tully; Publisher: Penguin India; Price: Rs.499; Pages: 357It is a muddle of a new kind. An anti-corruption crusade which has united Indians as a single ... Read more...

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F1 drivers skip Ecclestone’s birthday bash


October 29th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 29 (IANS) Formula One (F1) drivers missed the birthday bash of their supremo Bernie Ecclestone Friday night as they avoid "partying and drinking before races", said actor ... Read more...

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Rovers defeat Pune FC 3-0 in exhibition match


October 7th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Oct 7 (IANS) English Premier League side Blackburn Rovers scored a facile 3-0 win over local side Pune FC in an exhibition football match amidst incessant rain here Friday.Rovers' ... Read more...

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We have right balance,talent to win CL T20: Klinger


September 17th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) South Australian Redbacks skipper Michael Klinger feels his team has the right balance and talent to emerge winners in the Champions League Twenty20 cricket tournament beginning ... Read more...

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Much hyped ‘Messi match’ marred by organisational glitches


September 3rd, 2011 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) The most high profile soccer match on Indian soil Friday was marred by organisational glitches and power failure that left the organisers red faced.The media persons ... Read more...

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Messi choreographs Argentina’s 1-0 victory over gritty Venezuela (Lead)


September 3rd, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) Lionel Messi celebrated his debut as Argentina's regular captain by setting up the winner from a setpiece to enable his side get past fellow Latin Americans ... Read more...

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BJP condoles Husain’s death, Bajrang Dal opposes burial in India (Second Lead)


June 9th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday condoled the demise of famous artist Maqbool Fida Husain but said he "had got distanced from India and ... Read more...

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BJP condoles Husain’s death; Bajrang Dal opposes burial in India (Lead)


June 9th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday condoled the demise of famous artist Maqbool Fida Husain but said he "had got distanced from India and ... Read more...

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‘One day I’ll return to touch my country’s soil’


June 9th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) At 95, M.F. Husain had just one wish - he wanted to come home and touch the Indian soil, recalls writer K. Bikram Singh ... Read more...

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