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Classic remakes not on Imtiaz Ali’s wish list


February 16th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) Writer-director Imtiaz Ali, whose last film "Rockstar" has been picking up honours almost at every award function, says he would never venture into remake zone."I ... Read more...

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Three dead, Bengal rivers breach danger mark


August 10th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 10 (IANS) Three people died and several rain-swollen rivers were flowing above the danger mark Wednesday in large parts of West Bengal.With the level rising in its reservoirs, ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh bypoll turns prestige issue for Congress, BJP


June 24th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 24 (IANS) The bypoll to Madhya Pradesh's Jabera assembly constituency, scheduled for Saturday, has become a matter of prestige for both the Congress, reeling under a string ... Read more...

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Dynasty rules in Madhya Pradesh by-polls


January 31st, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 31 (IANS) Both Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress, the two main political parties in Madhya Pradesh, have chosen to field family members of the leaders of their respective ... Read more...

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Delhi building collapse toll 66, over 30 still feared trapped (Roundup)


November 16th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Rescue workers using saws and hammers continued to cut through concrete slabs of a collapsed five-storeyed building in east Delhi Tuesday, hoping for a miracle in ... Read more...

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Desperate families look out for sounds of survival


November 16th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The cries for help are becoming fainter, the mobiles are dying out slowly... But the intermittent sounds from the debris of the collapsed building are keeping hopes ... Read more...

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Two women Maoists surrender in Orissa, allege erosion of ideology


November 11th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 11 (IANS) Two women Maoists surrendered Thursday in Orissa's mineral rich Keonjhar district, saying they were mentally and sexually harassed by senior cadres, and that the movement had turned against ... Read more...

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Where a professor is Ram, a student Sita in Ramlila


October 16th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Lucknow, Oct 16 (IANS) A motley bunch of students, teachers and professionals in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district have a unique way of celebrating Ramlila. They perform it themselves.At the Ramlila ... Read more...

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Ayodhya site is Lord Ram’s birthplace: Justice D.V. Sharma


September 30th, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 30 (IANS) Justice D.V. Sharma, one of the three judges who delivered the Ayodhya verdict, based his order on the findings of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to say ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh leader of opposition dies


September 24th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Indore, Sep 24 (IANS) Congress heavyweight in Madhya Pradesh and leader of opposition in the state assembly Jamuna Devi died Friday at a private hospital here, doctors and family members said. The ... Read more...

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Mukherjee lauds Bangladesh effort in tackling NE insurgency


August 8th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravi ShankarDhaka, August 8 (ANI): Visiting Indian Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has appreciated the effort of the Bangladesh Government in tackling the menace of extremism and terrorism in the region."We ... Read more...

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Rescued lions rehabilitated at Bhopal national park


July 1st, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), July 1 (ANI): The Van Vihar National Park in Madhya Pradesh's Bhopal city has become the new home to a pair of lions, which were rescued from a circus ... Read more...

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Father, son murdered in gurdwara premises, home looted (Lead)


May 20th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 20 (IANS) A man and his father were stabbed to death inside the premises of a gurdwara in Modinagar early Thursday, police said. The assailants also robbed cash and jewellery ... Read more...

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Father, son murdered in gurdwara premises


May 20th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 20 (IANS) A man and his father were stabbed to death inside the premises of a gurdwara in Ghaziabad district of Uttar Pradesh early Thursday, police said. Sujan Singh was sleeping ... Read more...

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Bangladesh’s landmass increased due to sedimentation in rivers


April 23rd, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 23 (IANS) Bangladesh's landmass has increased in recent years, thanks to sedimentation in its southern rivers, a study has revealed. The study shows that the country has actually grown in landmass ... Read more...

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Management student found hanging in Delhi


March 7th, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) A 23-year-old management student was found hanging in his rented accommodation in southeast Delhi, police said Sunday. Mukhender Kumar, a final year student of Delhi Business School, was ... Read more...

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Stormy budget session ahead in Madhya Pradesh


February 21st, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 21 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh assembly's budget session, beginning Monday, is likely to be stormy with the main opposition Congress party all set to put the government in the dock ... Read more...

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‘I am poor’ tag to keep affluent from BPL cards


December 7th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 7 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government plans to write "I am poor" on walls of houses of people with below poverty line (BPL) cards to discourage the non-deserving families from ... Read more...

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Politics over tribal killing in Madhya Pradesh hots up


September 17th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Sep 17 (IANS) Leaders from various political parties descended on Madhya Pradesh's Dindori town Thursday to protest the police firing Tuesday that killed three tribals. State Congress president Suresh Pachouri reached Dindori ... Read more...

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Bharat Ratna for Dilip Kumar: Bollywood rallies support


August 5th, 2009 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Indian film fraternity is trying to seek 100,000 solidarity comments on a social networking website to urge the government to confer the prestigious Bharat Ratna ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh recommends CBI probe into legislator’s murder


July 8th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, July 8 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has recommended a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the murder of a Congress legislator in the state. "We have forwarded the ... Read more...

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Tipaimukh dam could benefit Bangladesh, says minister


July 7th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 7 (IANS) India's plan to build the Tipaimukh dam on the Barak river could benefit Bangladesh, a minister has said, urging a patient approach by all concerned as Dhaka ... Read more...

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Karan is Lalee’s Ganeshiya


July 4th, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Finally Lalee will find her Ganeshiya. Karan Mehra of Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai fame will now enter Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo as Ganeshiya."Ganeshiya is very soft, religious and ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi calls on ailing thespian Dilip Kumar


June 30th, 2009 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) Taking time off from her busy schedule in Mumbai, Congress President Sonia Gandhi visited ailing Bollywood veteran Dilip Kumar at Lilavati Hospital Tuesday evening. According to an official, ... Read more...

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Rameshwar Thakur takes over as Madhya Pradesh governor


June 30th, 2009 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 30 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and former Karnataka governor Rameshwar Thakur was sworn in here Tuesday as the 18th governor of Madhya Pradesh. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Leader of Opposition ... Read more...

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Thespian Dilip Kumar hospitalised with malaria (Lead)


June 29th, 2009 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) Bollywood veteran Dilip Kumar, who is suffering from malaria, was admitted to the Lilavati Hospital here, a hospital official said Monday. The 86-year-old actor will remain in hospital ... Read more...

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Dilip Kumar hospitalised, diagnosed with malaria


June 29th, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) Bollywood veteran Dilip Kumar has been admitted to the Lilavati Hospital here after testing positive for malaria, said hospital sources. The 86-year-old actor was brought to the hospital Sunday."Yes, ... Read more...

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Tribals, SCs return to Congress in Madhya Pradesh


May 18th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 18 (IANS) Scheduled Tribes (STs) and Scheduled Castes (SCs) returned to the Congress party fold in Madhya Pradesh in the just-concluded general elections; the party bagged six of the ... Read more...

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Why don’t we hear folk songs in Bollywood films nowadays?


May 18th, 2009 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) There was a time when folk songs were part and parcel of Bollywood films, but now popular rustic tunes seem to have gone missing ... Read more...

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Opposition leader in Madhya Pradesh returns official car


March 6th, 2009 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 5 (IANS) Jamuna Devi, the leader of opposition in Madhya Pradesh, Thursday returned her official car to the government in protest against not getting official staff for discharging her duties. "It ... Read more...

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Sheikh Hasina announces amnesty for Bangladesh Rifles mutineers


February 25th, 2009 - 9:39 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Feb.25 (ANI): Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina announced amnesty to BDR mutineers in the evening after meeting a group of representatives of the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) on Wednesday evening. A ... Read more...

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Mutinous Bangladesh troopers agree to lay down arms (Fifth Lead)


February 25th, 2009 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 25 (IANS) The mutinous Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) troopers, who fought a fierce battle with the army Wednesday in the heart of the capital city, agreed to surrender their arms after ... Read more...

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Hasina holds talks with mutinous troopers (Fourth Lead)


February 25th, 2009 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's government faced its first serious crisis Wednesday when a mutiny by Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) troopers left at least four people dead and scores injured ... Read more...

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Hasina moves house after death threats


February 7th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 7 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has moved residence and curtailed her movements after international intelligence agencies warned of a possible threat to her life.Some of her official programmes ... Read more...

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Dhaka engages consultant for 5.58 km bridge over Padma


January 30th, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 30 (IANS) Bangladesh has engaged a New Zealand-based consultant to design an over-5-km-long bridge on the Padma river to improve connectivity with its south-western region to eventually link up with ... Read more...

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