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BJP mulls quitting JPC on 2G, says chairman ‘dictatorial’ (Third Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) BJP members of a parliamentary panel probing the 2G spectrum allocation walked out of a meeting Tuesday, accusing its chairman of "dictatorial attitude" for refusing ... Read more...

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BJP MPs walk out of 2G JPC meet, say no point in continuing (Second Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) BJP members of a parliamentary panel probing the 2G spectrum allocation walked out of a meeting Tuesday against the chairman's refusal to call Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Anurag converted short film into ‘Aiyyaa’


September 7th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Anurag Kashyap liked director Sachin Kundalkar's short movie so much that he decided to turn it into a feature film "Aiyaa"."I used to do a play ... Read more...

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Quota bill in Rajya Sabha, SP, BSP lock horns (Second Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Amid repeated disruptions and vociferous protests, the Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day Wednesday, but not before the government introduced the controversial promotion ... Read more...

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BJP’s actions matter of shame, irresponsible: Gandhi


August 28th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday asked party MPs to take the Bharatiya Janata Party head on and said it was a "matter of shame ... Read more...

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BJP paints itself into corner on coalgate (Comment)


August 25th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP's) stalling of parliament by its aggressive insistence on the prime minister's resignation in the so-called coal scam may be rooted in the belief that it ... Read more...

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Belgium urges citizens to leave Syria


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Belgium government has issued a warning calling on its nationals to avoid trips to Syria and for those there to leave the country "immediately", ... Read more...

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Shettar to be Karnataka CM Thursday, jockeying for power on (Roundup)


July 10th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 10 (IANS) Karnataka Rural Development Minister Jagadish Shettar is all set to take oath as chief minister Thursday amid indications that the unabashed jockeying for power in his ... Read more...

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Jockeying for power in Karnataka delays leadership change


July 10th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) hopes for a smooth leadership change in Karnataka were dashed Tuesday as supporters of outgoing chief minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda ... Read more...

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FIFA invests 20 million dollars for green World Cup


June 20th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 20 (IANS) FIFA will invest $20 million in green initiatives as part of its sustainability strategy for the 2014 World Cup.Speaking at an event here Tuesday, ... Read more...

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‘40 percent of Goa mining operations without clearances’


June 14th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 14 (IANS) Nearly 40 per cent of the 100-odd mining operations in Goa are possibly functioning without requisite clearances, says a report by an international human rights organisation, ... Read more...

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Now Honey Singh set to conquer Bollywood


May 8th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Punjabi rapper, music producer and now celluloid hero 'Yo Yo' Honey Singh is heading to B-Town with a song "Mujhe neat pilade sajna", his first in ... Read more...

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Boy abducted because of his name


April 5th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A woman who kidnapped a seven-year-old boy named Ilya Yaropolov in Russia did so because she wanted a child with that name, police said.The boy ... Read more...

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Omar says AFSPA may go this year


March 29th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 28 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday said that concrete steps would be taken for the removal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) ... Read more...

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President accepts Trivedi’s resignation (Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Mukul Roy will be sworn-in Tuesday as cabinet minister to replace his party colleague Dinesh Trivedi who has resigned as railway minister, official sources ... Read more...

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Sangma seeks better border patrol in northeast


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 1 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Thursday regretted that the international border in India's northeastern states was not manned as efficiently as in the western states."The northeastern ... Read more...

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Van Persie likely to miss friendly match


February 29th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 29 (IANS) Arsenal star striker Robin Van Persie is doubtful for the Netherlands friendly football match Wednesday against England as he continues to nurse a groin ... Read more...

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Signs of improvement, walked few steps: Big B


February 19th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan has reported signs of improvement in his blood test reports, thus avoiding a second surgery. He also tried to walk a few ... Read more...

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No harassment of schools over right to education: Bihar


February 19th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 18 (IANS) Bihar Education Minister P.K. Shahi Saturday announced here that the government will not harass or force private schools to follow the rules of the right to ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s dynamic instability: Road to real democracy? (Comment)


January 29th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Pakistan is again going through a crisis. But this time for optimists like me the instability is dynamic. It is dynamic because this kind of struggle between a civilian government ... Read more...

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Government wanted to avert defeat in Rajya Sabha: Congress


December 30th, 2011 - 3:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The government Thursday decided not to press for passage of Lokpal bill in Rajya Sabha after it realised that it had not been able ... Read more...

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Ghana wants Indian projects to employ local people


December 13th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Ghana, Dec 13 (IANS) Ghana's Energy Minister Joe Oteng-Adjei has cautioned Indian companies against bringing their nationals to work on contracts in the country, instead of engaging Ghanaians who could ... Read more...

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Kamat’s constituency gets Rs.15 crore to build cinema halls


November 25th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 25 (IANS) The union information and broadcasting ministry has allotted Rs.15 crore to Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat's Margao constituency for constructing two cinema halls, which will also ... Read more...

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I did make suggestions for changes in ‘Heroine’: Arjun


November 24th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) "Heroine" is no longer just Kareena Kapoor's film. It's now a love story between an actress and an actor, thanks to Arjun Rampal's insistence on ... Read more...

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No need for fear on Kudankulam n-plant: Kalam


November 7th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 7 (IANS) Asking people not to nurture even a nano sized particle fear about the safety of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant, former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam has ... Read more...

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Music world mourns death of Jagjit Singh


October 10th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 10 (IANS) Well known singers like Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle Monday mourned the death of one of their own - renowned ghazal singer Jagjit Singh who passed ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: Alberto Del Rio vs Sin Cara


October 8th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) At the insistence of General Manager Teddy Long, Alberto Del Rio stood in the ring last night on 'WWE Friday Night Smackdown' to face his opponent, Sin Cara. ... Read more...

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Timberlake, Kunis deny sharing intimate pictures


September 19th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) Singer Justin Timberlake and actress Mila Kunis have denied reports that both of them shared intimate photos on their cellphones."At no time did Mr. Timberlake ... Read more...

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Hamas stresses resistance to liberate Palestine


September 17th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, Sep 17 (IANS) The Damascus-based Islamic Hamas movement said Saturday the Palestinian authority's decision to seek statehood at the United Nations was made unilaterally and resistance is the genuine ... Read more...

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Hazare returns to native village


September 1st, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Sep 1 (IANS) Receiving a hero's welcome, anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare early Thursday arrived here to his native village from Delhi to celebrate the Ganesh Chaturthi ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha adjourned twice over ministry reply on freedom fighter


August 29th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned twice Monday following protests by members over the human resource development (HRD) ministry's reply on the demand for including the contribution ... Read more...

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Anna and Hazare-ism are here to stay (News Analysis)


August 29th, 2011 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The fast is over. The fight is not.As Team Anna and tens of thousands celebrated Sunday after Anna Hazare broke his hunger strike for ... Read more...

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Anna wins first round, but some worrying signs remain


August 28th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
All's well that ends well. Parliament's acceptance of Anna Hazare's three major demands - bringing the lower bureaucracy under the Lokpal, setting up Lokayuktas in the states and introducing the ... Read more...

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Uproar over corruption, Rajya Sabha adjourned twice (Lead)


August 23rd, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned twice Tuesday as the opposition insisted on a discussion on corruption.The upper house saw two adjournments, first till 12 ... Read more...

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BJP wants corruption discussion, Rajya Sabha adjourned


August 23rd, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned Tuesday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) demanded that question hour be suspended for a discussion on corruption.As soon ... Read more...

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