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Bifurcate Assam-Meghalaya joint cadre too: Meghalaya legislators


September 6th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 6 (IANS) Close on the heels of the bifurcation of the Manipur-Tripura cadre of the Indian administrative, police and forest services, Meghalaya's legislators Thursday demanded the separation of ... Read more...

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TV show ‘CID’ could soon be a film


May 30th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Indian television's longest running detective show "CID" might soon be a film, says producer B.P. Singh, promising more action, a unique storyline and different styling with ... Read more...

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Three northeastern states to get high courts by October


May 17th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 17 (IANS) India's three northeastern states of Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya would get their own full-fledged high courts by October this year as the required amendment bill ... Read more...

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Ex-navy officer ends fast in Rajasthan


May 8th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 8 (IANS) An ex-Indian Navy officer from Rajasthan who has been fasting here for the last 10 days demanding a CBI probe into the murder of his father ... Read more...

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‘Assam chief minister should pay house rent to Meghalaya’


March 12th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 12 (IANS) A senior Meghalaya legislator Monday said Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi should be asked to vacate his official residence, situated in a "disputed area", or else ... Read more...

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Man held for kidnapping three kids


March 6th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) A 19-year-old man was arrested for kidnapping three minor children from south Delhi in January, police said Tuesday.Santosh was arrested Saturday from Lado Sarai, where ... Read more...

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Five Maoists involved in cop massacre held in Jharkhand


February 29th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 29 (IANS) Five Maoist guerrillas allegedly involved in the killing of 13 policemen in January were arrested in Jharkhand's Garwah district Wednesday, police said.According to police, the five ... Read more...

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Zambia moves to fourth position in African football


February 16th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka (Zambia), Feb 16 (IANS) Zambia, the 2012 African champions, have shot up from 16th to fourth position in the Confederation of African Football (CAF) rankings as they also break ... Read more...

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Team Anna begins anti-graft campaign in UP


February 8th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) After touring Uttrakhand and Punjab, Team Anna has begun its campaign in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh for educating voters on the anti-graft Jan Lokpal bill, ... Read more...

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‘Chacha-Bhatija’ vehicle theft ring busted


February 4th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) A car theft racket run by the "Chacha (uncle)", who used his age to allay suspicion, and "Bhatija (nephew)", who disposed off the stolen vehicles, ... Read more...

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Relief for Chidambaram as court dismisses Swamy’s plea (Second Lead)


February 4th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) A special CBI court Saturday dismissed Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy's plea to make P. Chidambaram a co-accused in the 2G spectrum allocation case, ... Read more...

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China distributes money to 87 mn poor


February 4th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 3 (IANS) China has distributed 20.7 billion yuan (about $3.3 billion) to over 87 million needy people across the country as part of a welfare program, the government ... Read more...

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50 militants surrender in Afghanistan


January 29th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 29 (IANS) Fifty militants from the Hezb-i-Islami outfit have surrendered to the Afghan government, Xinhua reported.The militants surrendered in Baghlan-e-Markazi district of the northern province of Baghlan ... Read more...

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Snowstorms affect 256,000 people in central China


January 25th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 24 (IANS) About 256,000 people have been affected in the remote mountainous regions of China's Hunan province due to snow and freezing weather since last week, the authorities ... Read more...

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Chinese trains carry 80 mn people in 14 days


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 23 (IANS) Over 80 million people travelled by trains in China between Jan 8 and 22 on account of the Chinese Lunar New Year, the railways ministry said ... Read more...

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Foreign hand behind failed coup attempt, says Bangladesh


January 22nd, 2012 - 8:50 am ICT by IANS
Petrapole (West Bengal), Jan 21 (IANS) Bangladesh Saturday hinted at a foreign hand behind the coup attempt against the Sheikh Hasina government."There could be a foreign hand," Bangladesh Finance ... Read more...

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Man arrested for killing taxi driver


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) A 23-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly abducting and killing a taxi driver from the city and escaping with his vehicle in December ... Read more...

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Three more Sainik Schools to come up, says minister


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:10 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 21 (IANS) Sanction has been given for three new Sainik Schools to come up in Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Orissa, Minister of State for Defence M.M. Pallam ... Read more...

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Ticketholder in Britain wins 41 mn pound jackpot


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) A ticketholder in Britain has won nearly 41 million pounds on the EuroMillions draw, the daily Telegraph reported Saturday.Agent Camelot said that the winner scooped the ... Read more...

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Two killed in workshop collapse in Gurgaon


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Jan 21 (IANS) At least two employees of a company were Saturday killed and over 10 people injured when a part of its workshop in IMT Manesar in this ... Read more...

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India-Bangla trade must grow faster, says Pranab


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
Petrapole (West Bengal), Jan 21 (IANS) Stressing the need to further improve trade and commerce with Bangladesh, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said India's decision to allow duty-free ... Read more...

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UAE, Albania to enhance economic cooperation


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 21 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Albania Saturday signed an agreement to enhance bilateral economic cooperation.UAE Economy Minister Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri and Albanian Deputy Prime Minister Edmond ... Read more...

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Kalam advocates civic amenities programme for Sri Lanka


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) Former Indian president A.P.J.Abdul Kalam Saturday urged the Sri Lankan government to implement the provision of urban amenities in rural areas (PURA) programme to eradicate poverty, ... Read more...

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Heidi Klum, Seal divorcing?


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:08 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 21 (IANS) German supermodel Heidi Klum and husband Seal are reportedly heading for divorce.According tmz.com, Klum will file divorce papers in Los Angeles county superior court ... Read more...

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Perry unfollows Brand on Twitter


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) After going splitsville with British comedian Russell Brand, singer Katy Perry has also stopped following her estranged husband on micro-blogging site Twitter.The 27-year-old singer removed ... Read more...

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Pandit Jasraj sings in Antarctica


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:08 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) In a rare achievement, noted classical singer Pandit Jasraj, who is 82, gave a performance at the South Pole, becoming the first Indian to do so.The ... Read more...

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Jaipur fest: Protest over ‘The Satanic Verses’ reading


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:08 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 21 (IANS) Rajasthan Police Saturday stepped up security at the Diggi Palace, the venue of the Jaipur Literature Festival, after some authors allegedly read out excerpts from Salman ... Read more...

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India, Myanmar sign MoU on border security cooperation


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, Jan 21 (IANS) India and Myanmar have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for cooperation in border security, Xinhua reported citing Myanmar's official media Saturday.According to the MoU, ... Read more...

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North Korean envoy caught illegally fishing in Germany


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The North Korean ambassador to Germany has been caught by police for fishing without a licence in a Berlin river, Svoboda radio station reported Friday.North ... Read more...

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Turkey to train 500 Afghan police officers


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 21 (IANS) Turkey will train 500 Afghan police officers, Interior Minister Basmillah Mohammadi said Saturday.Fivehundred more officers will be trained in Turkey in the near future, he added. ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi judiciary offers support to Libyan Supreme Court


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 21 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi judiciary has offered to provide technical support to the Libyan Supreme Court.A Libyan judicial delegation, headed by Supreme Court Chief Justice Kamal ... Read more...

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Selecting team for Olympic qualifiers will be tough: Nobbs


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) India hockey coach Michael Nobbs says an impressive performance by youngsters in the ongoing series against South Africa will make it tough for him to ... Read more...

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Lajong signs Australian striker Mayora ahead of Dempo game


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 21 (IANS) Shillong Lajong Football Club Saturday signed Australian striker Mathew Osvaldo Mayora ahead of their I-League match against Dempo Sunday."We were looking for the right kind of ... Read more...

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Titles for Rawat, Varsha in National Cue Sports


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 21 (IANS) Delhi's Laxman Rawat scored two back to back wins in the semi-final league to claim the junior snooker title, while Varsha Sanjeev of Karnataka annexed the ... Read more...

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Bowling to Indians a great challenge, says Lyon


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 21 (IANS) Australia's off-spinner Nathan Lyon, who is likely to play in the Adelaide Test against India, says bowling to the best batsmen against spin has taught him ... Read more...

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