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Netaji’s family condoles Sehgal’s demise


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) The Family of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Monday condoled the death of freedom fighter and the revolutionary leader's close associate Lakshmi Sehgal, describing it as a ... Read more...

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Narine signs with Sydney for Aussie T20 showpiece


July 22nd, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 22 (IANS/CMC) Exciting West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine is headed to Australia's Twenty20 Big Bash League after signing with defending champions Sydney Sixers. The 24-year-old will join Australia ... Read more...

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Odisha gangrape victim dies in hospital


June 21st, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 21 (IANS) A woman, who was allegedly gangraped in Odisha last year, Thursday died in a government hospital in Cuttack, around 26 km from here, after undergoing ... Read more...

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Three Odisha doctors charged in Pipli gangrape case


June 13th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 13 (IANS) Odisha Police have filed a charge sheet in a local court against three doctors, including one a hospital chief, for allegedly neglecting treatment of a woman ... Read more...

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Pipili case: Charge sheet filed against dismissed cop


May 11th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 11 (IANS) Odisha Police Friday filed a charge sheet in a local court against a dismissed police officer for allegedly not taking action in the Pipili gangrape case.The ... Read more...

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Research documents on Zardari’s immunity stolen


March 16th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 16 (IANS) Research papers dealing with immunity for heads of states were the only things stolen from the home of a Supreme Court official, a media ... Read more...

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Investigating agency rules out rape in Pipili case


March 10th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 10 (IANS) The crime branch of Odisha police Saturday filed a chargesheet in a local court against two persons in the much publicised case of assault on a ... Read more...

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Attorney general gets court order in Zardari case


March 10th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) Pakistan's Attorney General Maulvi Anwarul Haq has received the Supreme Court's order in the controversial National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) case, Geo News reported Saturday.The order ... Read more...

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Now UN rights rapporteur recommends AFSPA repeal


March 10th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 10 (IANS) Margaret Sekaggya, the United Nations (UN) special rapporteur on human rights, has recommended that the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) and other such laws should ... Read more...

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Minister mulls legal action against gangrape remarks


March 7th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 7 (IANS) Former Odisha agriculture minister Pradeep Maharathy Wednesday said he might file a defamation case against the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) chief for his remarks ... Read more...

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Arrest of ex-minister sought in Odisha gang rape


March 5th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 5 (IANS) Chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) P.L. Punia Monday sought the arrest of former Odisha Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy in connection with the ... Read more...

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A first for Pakistan: Gilani indicted for contempt (Evening Lead)


February 13th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani was Monday indicted by the Supreme Court for refusing to reopen corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari. Gilani, ... Read more...

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CWG scam: Decision on bail plea of two accused Feb 15 (Lead)


February 13th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) A CBI special court hearing a corruption case related to the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) reserved its order till Feb 15 on the bail plea ... Read more...

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Gilani indicted: Sad day for Pakistan, says ruling party


February 13th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) The ruling Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Monday said it is "a sad day" for the country after Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani was indicted by ... Read more...

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In a first for Pakistan, PM indicted for contempt (Third Lead)


February 13th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Yousuf Raza Gilani was Monday indicted by the Supreme Court in a contempt of court case for refusing to reopen corruption cases against President Asif ... Read more...

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S&P; downgrades 34 Italian banks


February 11th, 2012 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 11 (IANS) Standard & Poor's rating agency has downgraded 34 Italian banks.The banks whose ratings were cut included the country's biggest bank Unicredit, which was downgraded from A ... Read more...

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Online orders surge after China spring holidays


February 4th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 4 (IANS) Online retailers were overwhelmed by a flood of orders in the week following the spring holidays in China, a media report said Saturday.They were mainly those ... Read more...

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Apex court’s final hearing on Gujarat Lokayukta March 20 (Lead)


February 3rd, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said it would hold final hearing March 20 on the Gujarat government's plea challenging the state high court judgment that ... Read more...

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Pakistan government may sink deeper into crisis: daily


February 3rd, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 3 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court's ruling that Yousuf Raza Gilani has committed contempt of court has "significantly escalated pressure on the embattled prime minister and may ... Read more...

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PM Gilani has committed contempt, rules court (Third Lead)


February 3rd, 2012 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 3 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court Thursday ruled that Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani had committed contempt by not initiating action against President Asif Ali Zardari for ... Read more...

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Gilani has committed contempt, rules court (Second Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 2 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court Thursday ruled that Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani had committed contempt by not initiating action against President Asif Ali Zardari for ... Read more...

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Women’s panel probes Odisha gang rape


February 2nd, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 2 (IANS) An official of the National Commission for Women (NCW) arrived in Odisha Thursday to probe a 19-year-old woman's alleged gang rape in November last year in ... Read more...

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Gilani has committed contempt, rules Pakistan court


February 2nd, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday ruled that Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has committed contempt by not initiating action against President Asif Ali Zardar for corruption, ... Read more...

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Geelani opposes fatwa to expel Christian priests


January 31st, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 31 (IANS) Senior separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani Tuesday locked horns with the local Sharia board over a fatwa seeking expulsion of four Christian priests from the Kashmir ... Read more...

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CBI probe sought into Odisha gangrape


January 30th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 30 (IANS) Several social and political activists Monday staged a demonstration in Odisha capital Bhubaneswar seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the alleged gangrape of ... Read more...

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US to issue 14 percent more visas for Indians


January 27th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The US has taken a number of steps to simplify and quicken visa process and target 14 percent yearly increase in travellers from India ... Read more...

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44 NCC cadets on 600-km ocean sailing expedition (With Images)


January 25th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) Using only sail boats and without any mechanical propulsion, a team of 44 National Cadet Corps (Naval Unit) students, including 12 girls, has launched itself on ... Read more...

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Man dies of bird flu in China


January 23rd, 2012 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 23 (IANS) A 39-year-old man in China's southwestern province of Guizhou died Sunday from the bird flu virus H5N1, the health ministry said.The man felt unwell Jan 6. ... Read more...

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Rights panel asks Chhattisgarh for report on custodial death


January 20th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 20 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to the Chhattisgarh and central governments over a suspected Maoist's alleged suicide in police custody in ... Read more...

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Pakistan denies reopening NATO routes to Afghanistan


January 20th, 2012 - 8:40 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Pakistan's Foreign Office has denied reports of reopening the NATO supply routes to Afghanistan, and said there was no ultimate decision about it so far.Addressing a ... Read more...

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Teacher’s bank account shows Rs.500 bn - courtesy wrong entry


January 20th, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Balurghat (West Bengal) Jan 19 (IANS) A school teacher in this town of South Dinajpur got the shock of his life when he found his bank account showing a ... Read more...

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Spa employee arrested for molesting NRI


January 20th, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) An employee of a spa was arrested for allegedly molesting an NRI woman, police said Thursday."The incident was reported in south Delhi's five star hotel ... Read more...

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German orchestra to perform on Rahman’s tunes


January 20th, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Over a 100 orchestra musicians performed live on A.R. Rahman's composition here Thursday as part of 'Germany and India 2011-2012: Infinite Opportunities'.The concert to be ... Read more...

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Manipuri girl raped


January 20th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) A 20-year-old Manipuri girl, working in a spa centre, was raped in Dwarka here by a man who offered her a lift back home ... Read more...

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Sharmila becomes youngest Indian golfer to qualify for European Tour


January 20th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
La Manga (Spain), Jan 19 (IANS) Sharmila Nicollet of India clinched the 30th and final spot on the Ladies European Tour Qualifiers Final stage with a six foot birdie that ... Read more...

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