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Apex court issues show-cause notice to Pakistani PM


August 8th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday issued a show-cause notice to Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf for failing to implement its order to write to the Swiss ... Read more...

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Olympics: Super Saina wins bronze, Manoj Kumar loses (Roundup)


August 5th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Saina Nehwal became the first Indian shuttler to win an Olympic medal Saturday when she bagged the bronze after her opponent, China's Xin Wang, retired hurt ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Indian walker Irfan Thodi finishes impressive 10th


August 5th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Indian walker Irfan Kolothum Thodi put on an impressive performance here Saturday to finish 10th in the Olympic men's 20 km race walk with a national ... Read more...

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Olympics: Schedule of events involving Indian athletes Saturday


August 4th, 2012 - 2:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Following is the schedule of events involving Indian athletes at the Olympic Games Saturday.Athletics Men's 20 km walk: Baljinder Singh, Gurmeet Singh and Irfan Kolothum Thodi Women's 3000m ... 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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Strict action ordered against Pakistani chief justice’s son, realtor


June 15th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 15 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court has ordered strict action in a bribery case involving Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudry's son and a real estate tycoon.Wrapping up the case, ... Read more...

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Pakistan attorney general turns abusive in Supreme Court


June 15th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 15 (IANS) Pakistan Attorney General Irfan Qadir created a ruckus in the courtroom Thursday by using "abusive remarks" against the Supreme Court judges and some "vulgar gesture", ... Read more...

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Pakistan chief justice summons son over graft reports


June 6th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 6 (IANS) Pakistan Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, taking note of a whisper campaign about his son's involvement with a property tycoon to influence cases pending in ... Read more...

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Kashmir court orders takeover of farmhouse at Dachigam Park


May 15th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 15 (IANS) In a significant development, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court Tuesday ordered the state government to take over the farmhouse coming up outside the Dachigam National ... Read more...

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Junior Asia Cup: India play 2-2 draw with Pakistan


May 6th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Malacca (Malaysia), May 6 (IANS) India played a 2-2 draw with Pakistan in their second match of the Junior Men's Asia Cup hockey tournament played at the MBM Hockey Stadium ... Read more...

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Jayawardene enjoying his role as opener for Daredevils


April 28th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Daredevils vice-captain Mahela Jayawardene is happy opening the innings in the shortest format of the game in the Indian Premier League (IPL).Jaywardene struck a ... Read more...

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UP legislators to have 3G connectivity


April 24th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 24 (IANS) Legislators of both houses in the Uttar Pradesh assembly will soon be armed with the latest gadgets and web-friendly mobile phones having 3G connectivity, thanks to ... Read more...

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Ryder, Ganguly star in Pune Warriors’ big win over Daredevils (Second Lead)


April 22nd, 2012 - 1:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) A blistering knock from Jesse Ryder and an all-round performance by Sourav Ganguly gave Pune Warriors a convincing 20-run win over Delhi Daredevils in ... Read more...

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Ryder, Ganguly star in Pune Warriors’ big win over Daredevils (Lead)


April 22nd, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) A blistering knock from Jesse Ryder and an all-round performance by Sourav Ganguly gave Pune Warriors a convincing 20-run win over Delhi Daredevils in ... Read more...

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Four held for supplying explosives to Maoists


April 15th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 15 (IANS) Police in Chhattisgarh's Maoist insurgency-affected western region Sunday arrested four people, including two contractors, on charges of supplying explosives to rebels.The accused were arrested in Rajnandgaon ... Read more...

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Shehla murder: CBI recovers revolver, bike used in crime


March 25th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 25 (IANS) Sleuths of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), investigating the murder of Right to Information (RTI) activist Shehla Masood, Sunday recovered the home-made revolver and ... Read more...

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One arrested in Kanpur for Shehla murder


March 19th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, March 19 (IANS) Another man has been arrested in Uttar Pradesh for the murder of RTI activist Shehla Masood in Bhopal.The Special Task Force (STF) swooped on Tabish after ... Read more...

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Three accused of murder attempt acquitted


March 18th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) A Delhi court has acquitted three accused facing trial in an attempt to murder case after material witnesses did not support the prosecution allegation and ... Read more...

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No clean chit to BJP legislator in Shehla murder case: CBI


March 6th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 6 (IANS) Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday denied giving a "clean chit" to BJP legislator Dhruv Narayan Singh in the murder of RTI activist Shehla ... Read more...

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India fall 51 short of target set by Sri Lanka (Roundup)


February 21st, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Feb 21 (IANS) India fell 51 runs short chasing 290, losing wickets at inopportune moments, against Sri Lanka in the eighth match of the cricket tri-series here Tuesday.India ... Read more...

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Australia outplay India at the Gabba (Roundup)


February 19th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Feb 19 (IANS) India came up with an ordinary batting effort to suffer a 110-run defeat against Australia in the seventh game of the tri-series here Sunday.India struggled ... Read more...

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Chennai student kills teacher for complaining to parents (Lead)


February 9th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 9 (IANS) A Class 9 student Thursday stabbed to death a teacher in his school here for complaining to his parents about his poor academic performance.Mohammed Irfan of ... Read more...

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Chennai student kills teacher for complaining to parents


February 9th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 9 (IANS) A Class 9 student Thursday stabbed to death a teacher in his school here for complaining to his parents about his poor academic performance. Mohammed Irfan ... Read more...

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Six get life term for Bangalore terror attack (Lead)


December 19th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 19 (IANS) Six people, suspected to be members of terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba, were Monday sentenced to life imprisonment by a Karnataka court for a terror attack at the ... Read more...

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Six convicted for terror attack on Indian Institute of Science


December 17th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 17 (IANS) Six people, suspected to be members of terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), were Saturday held guilty of the attack at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) here ... Read more...

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Scoreboard of 5th India-West Indies ODI


December 11th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 11 (IANS) Scoreboard of the fifth One-day International between India and the West Indies at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here Sunday.India: Gautam Gambhir lbw Martin 31 Ajinkya Rahane ... Read more...

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Scoreboard of India innings against West Indies, Fifth ODI


December 11th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 11 (IANS) Scoreboard of India's innings against the West Indies in the fifth and final One-day International at M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here SundayIndia: Gautam Gambhir lbw b ... Read more...

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Pakistanis held in Britain for plotting another 9/11


September 27th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) A six-member gang of suspected Pakistani-origin suicide bombers have been arrested for plotting a terror attack in Britain similar to 9/11, police said.However, no specific targets ... Read more...

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Islamic clerics weigh against music, buffets at marriages


September 12th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) Up in arms against music and buffet meals at Muslim marriages, a group of Islamic clerics have announced they would not conduct a "nikaah" (wedding ceremony) ... Read more...

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Maulanas ask Muslims to back Anna


August 22nd, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 22 (IANS) Prominent Maulanas and Islamic scholars of Uttar Pradesh have reacted strongly to Delhi's Shahi Imam Ahmed Bukhari's appeal to Muslims to keep off Anna Hazare's anti-corruption ... Read more...

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Karachi violence toll climbs to 38


August 18th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 18 (IANS) The toll in the spiralling violence in the port city of Karachi has climbed to 38 with 22 people being killed since midnight, a media report ... Read more...

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Tiger skins seized in Haryana, 5 held


July 20th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Panipat, July 20 (IANS) Five tiger skins, worth Rs.1.5.crore, were seized from five wildlfe smugglers arrested in this Haryana town, an official said Wednesday.Working on a tip-off, police laid a ... Read more...

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Slender win for Irfan in sub-junior billiards


July 18th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 18 (IANS) Mohd Irfan of Tamil Nadu provided much of the thrills on the opening day as he beat the clock and Anmal Jalota of Punjab by one ... Read more...

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US-based Kashmiris bring rock ‘n’ roll to valley


June 18th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 18 (IANS) Brothers Mubashir and Mohsin are Kashmiris born in the West and play Western rock, but their band is named after a landmark wooden bridge ... Read more...

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X-factor missing from ‘Murder 2′ music (IANS Music Review)


June 2nd, 2011 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Murder 2"; Music Directors: Harshit Saxena, Mithoon, Sangeet Haldipur and Siddharth Haldipur; Lyricists: Sayeed Qadri, Kumaar and Mithoon; Singers: Harshit Saxena, Sunidhi Chauhan, Kshitij Tarey, Saim, Mithoon, Mohammed Irfan, Arijit, ... Read more...

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