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Reliance Communications stock surges on tariff hike


September 21st, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Shares of Reliance Communications Friday surged over 7 percent after it decided to hike call rates by 25 percent.At the Bombay Stock Exchange, the scrip closed ... Read more...

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Milan held by Anderlecht in Champions League


September 19th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 19 (IANS) AC Milan failed to shrug off their disappointing form as they were held to a 0-0 draw by Anderlecht at home in the Champions League football ... Read more...

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Low-intensity quake in northeast


September 7th, 2012 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 7 (IANS) A slight intensity earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale shook India's northeast late Thursday. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage to property.The ... Read more...

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Sporting bald look wasn’t easy: Nia Sharma (With Images)


September 6th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) At a time when actresses are not even willing to go for de-glam roles, young Nia Sharma went ahead and donned a bald look to ... Read more...

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Bengal dengue toll goes up to 3, confirmed cases 638


September 1st, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) With the death of an 11-year-old boy in Kolkata, the dengue epidemic has claimed its third victim in the state, the health department said Saturday. The ... Read more...

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9 killed in Peshawar bomb blast (Second Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) At least nine people including two children were killed and over 20 others injured in a bomb blast in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar Friday evening, ... Read more...

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Mild tremor felt in parts of Odisha


August 31st, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 31 (IANS) An earthquake of low intensity measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale was felt in parts of Odisha Friday, an official said. No loss of life or ... Read more...

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Odisha, Jharkhand to intensity anti-mineral smuggling drive


August 22nd, 2012 - 2:26 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 22 (IANS) Odisha and its neighbouring state of Jharkhand have said that they will jointly intensify crackdown against the mineral smuggling across their borders.Speaking to reporters after ... Read more...

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Pune blasts ‘very serious matter’, says Shinde


August 4th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 4 (IANS) Calling the Pune serial blasts "a very serious matter", Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Saturday said all-out investigations are underway to solve the case."We have taken it ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: India’s Devendro marches into quarters (Lead)


August 4th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) India's Laishram Devendro Singh marched into the last eight of the men's 49kg boxing event at the London Olympics with another dominating performance that saw him ... Read more...

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Chavan reviews Pune blasts probe


August 4th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 4 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan reviewed here Saturday the investigations into the serial bomb blasts which rocked the city three days ago.Chavan, who visited the city ... Read more...

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Goa Police step up vigil after Pune blasts


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 2 (IANS) Stepping up vigil in wake of the Pune blasts, the Goa Police have asked hoteliers to keep an eye on tourists visiting the state.Superintendent of Police ... Read more...

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Pune blasts planned, coordinated: Home Secretary


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Home Secretary R.K. Singh Thursday called the serial low-intensity bomb blasts in Pune in Maharashtra as a planned and coordinated attack and said investigators were ... Read more...

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Security beefed up at Hazare’s fast venue


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Security was Wednesday beefed up at the venue of Team Anna's fast at Jantar Mantar following four low-intensity explosions in Pune.While a bomb disposal ... Read more...

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Alert sounded in Uttar Pradesh


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 1 (IANS) An alert was sounded across Uttar Pradesh following four low-intensity explosions in Pune in Mahararashtra Wednesday, police said, as they stepped up security in major ... Read more...

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Patil reviews Maharashtra security


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) An alert was sounded in Maharashtra and Home Minister R.R. Patil at a meeting here Wednesday reviewed the security in the state in the wake of ... Read more...

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One hurt in low-intensity blasts in Pune (Second Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 1 (IANS) One person was injured as four apparently-coordinated low-intensity explosions rocked a single street in Pune Wednesday evening, police said.One of the blasts took place at the ... Read more...

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‘Smiling speeds recovery from stress’


July 31st, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 31 (IANS) Feeling good usually makes us smile, but does it work the other way around? Yes, smiling during episodes of stress can help to reduce its intensity ... Read more...

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Focus is on maintaining my form: Mary Kom


July 21st, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) India's five-time world champion female boxer M.C. Mary Kom said that she is fully prepared to take on the best pugilists at the London Olympic Games, ... Read more...

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US hit by worst drought since 1950s (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) The US has been hit by the worst drought since 1950s, with almost two thirds of the country toiling it out, a report said.The National Oceanic ... Read more...

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US hit by worst drought since 1950s (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 4:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) The US has been hit by the worst drought since 1950s, with almost two thirds of the country toiling it out, a report said.The National Oceanic ... Read more...

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US faces worst drought in over 50 years


July 20th, 2012 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) The US has been hit by the worst drought since 1950s, with almost two thirds of the country toiling it out, a report said.It said, as ... Read more...

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‘Rains will bring doom as Pakistan ill-prepared’


July 16th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) There are little signs that the rains this year will not leave behind a watery trail of doom in Pakistan, a daily said Monday while demanding ... Read more...

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Reduced sea ice, warming elevate Arctic temperatures


July 8th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 8 (IANS) Melting sea ice and global warming are elevating Arctic temperatures up to four times faster than the global average, according to latest research.Ian Simmonds, professor from ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Cassano ‘fantastic’ despite lack of fitness, says Italy coach


June 29th, 2012 - 6:35 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy striker Antonio Cassano might only have one half of football in his legs, but his "fantastic" performance in the 2-1 win over Germany ... Read more...

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AFC U-22: India need to be consistent against UAE in qualifiers


June 27th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Muscat, June 27 (IANS) The Under-22 Indian football team will have its task cut out when it faces the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in its third match of the AFC ... Read more...

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Paddler Harmeet Desai wins Brazil Open


June 17th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Harmeet Desai defeated Belgian Cedric Nuytin 4-2 to win the under-21 men's final of the Brazil Open table tennis tournament in Santos.The intense final Saturday ... Read more...

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You can sniff out others’ age


May 31st, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 31 (IANS) A US study has shown how one's age can be an open book for anyone with a good smelling sense.Through individuals' body odour, volunteers participating in ... Read more...

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What keeps Jason Statham fit at 44? (With Images)


April 26th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 26 (IANS) Actor Jason Statham looks fit as a fiddle at 44 and says he puts in a lot of effort to maintain the edge in his ... Read more...

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Maracana Stadium work on target: World Cup officials


April 21st, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 21 (IANS) Football World Cup 2014 officials have insisted Maracana Stadium's redevelopment remains on target after construction company Delta reportedly withdrew from the project.Delta, which is ... Read more...

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Punjab cracker unit blast leaves four dead (Lead, changing dateline)


April 13th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moga (Punjab), April 13 (IANS) A powerful blast in an illegal fire-cracker making unit in a residential area of this Punjab town Friday left four people dead and three others ... Read more...

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IM operative arrested in Kolkata


April 12th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata April 12 (IANS) A suspected member of the Indian Mujaheedin (IM) terror outfit was recently arrested by the Karnataka Police from the southwestern fringes of the city, according to ... Read more...

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Tsunami scare: Tourists ordered off Goa beaches


April 11th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 11 (IANS) Fearing a tsunami, the Goa government ordered tourists off the beaches here after a massive earthquake rocked Indonesia.Speaking to reporters at the secretariat Wednesday, Chief ... Read more...

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Tremors in Kolkata, Metro services halted


April 11th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 11 (IANS) People came out of homes and offices and Metro services were halted Wednesday as tremors from the massive earthquake that hit Indonesia were felt in Kolkata ... Read more...

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Tremors felt in Sri Lanka


April 11th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 11 (IANS) People in Sri Lankan capital Colombo and several other parts of the island felt tremors following a major earthquake that struck Indonesia Wednesday."Tremors have been felt ... Read more...

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