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India was undecided about national anthem at Independence


September 1st, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) Even though India attained independence Aug 15, 1947, the country was undecided on its official national anthem on the auspicious day, an archived letter made public ... Read more...

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India’s $3 bn oil stake in South Sudan now looks safe


August 4th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, Aug 4 (IANS) The state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) can heave a sigh of relief, with signs of a truce, at least in oil, between Sudan ... Read more...

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Bodies of soldiers killed in Kashmir avalanche recovered


July 9th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 9 (IANS) Bodies of two army soldiers buried in an avalanche in north Kashmir January were Monday recovered from the melting snow, police said.A senior police officer said ... Read more...

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SC notice to government on plea against Cairn-Vedanta deal (Lead)


April 23rd, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice on a plea urging that the acquisition of Cairn India, which holds the nation's biggest onshore oil block, by ... Read more...

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Gangster Suri murder accused Bhanu arrested


April 21st, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 21 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Police Saturday arrested Bhanu Kiran alias Bhanu, the key accused in the murder of dreaded gangster Suryanarayana Reddy alias Maddelachervu Suri.The Crime Investigation ... Read more...

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Track record (To go with Metro suicide story)


March 13th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Some cases of attempted suicides and suicides over 2011 in Delhi Metro till now:Feb 15, 2011: A 22-year-old engineering student from Rajasthan committed suicide by jumping off an elevated Metro station ... 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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India bans cotton export fearing lower stocks at home


March 5th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) India, the world's second largest producer of cotton, Monday banned all exports of the fibre with immediate effect, fearing a fall in availability in view ... Read more...

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India discontinues weekly inflation data (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The Indian government has discontinued releasing weekly inflation data in a bid to curb the speculative movement in prices of essential commodities, an official statement ... Read more...

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India discontinues weekly inflation data


February 2nd, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) India has discontinued releasing weekly inflation data in a bid to curb speculative movement in prices of essential commodities, official statement said Thursday.Consequent upon the ... Read more...

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Indian school teacher set for US space programme (With Images)


February 1st, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 1 (IANS) Over 1,100 students and teachers of the reputed Vidya Valley School here screamed with joy when Vandana Suryawanshi became the first foreign teacher to be ... Read more...

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Allahabad Bank not yet looking at interest rates cut: Official


January 30th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) Kolkata-based Allahabad Bank Monday said it is not yet looking at slashing interest rates."I do not think the time has come as yet (to reduce interest ... Read more...

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Jagan’s aide sent to CBI custody in Emaar case


January 27th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 27 (IANS) A city court Friday remanded Sunil Reddy, an aide of YSR Congress party president Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) custody for questioning ... Read more...

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GNLA commander escapes arrest


January 27th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 27 (IANS) The Meghalaya Police came close to nabbing Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) commander-in-chief Sohan D' Shira but he managed to escape, police said Friday."We had a ... Read more...

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Boy sacrificed for hidden treasure in Andhra


January 26th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 26 (IANS) A 14-year-old boy was killed by a group of people in the belief that a human sacrifice would yield them a secret treasure in Andhra Pradesh's ... Read more...

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Anup Jalota, Priyadarshan to receive Padma Shri


January 25th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Ghazal and bhajan singer Anup Jalota and acclaimed filmmaker Priyadarshan will receive the Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian award, it was announced here Wednesday.Jalota ... Read more...

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Egypt to lift three decades old state of emergency


January 25th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Jan 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The 30-year-long state of emergency in Egypt will be lifted from Wednesday, the head of the country's ruling military council, Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, said ... Read more...

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Husband, wife commit suicide


January 25th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 24 (IANS) Apparently depressed over frequent spats due to financial problems, a 50-year old man and his wife committed suicide by setting themselves ablaze in Rajasthan's churu district, ... Read more...

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Woman alleges rape by live-in partner


January 25th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) A 26-year-old woman, who was in a live-in relationship with her friend for the last three years, has alleged that she was being raped by ... Read more...

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Tutor kills girl, brother


January 25th, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 24 (IANS) A private tutor was Tuesday arrested here on charges of killing his student, a Class 12 girl along with her brother, police said.Tarachand Bairwa, 25, had ... Read more...

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Mayawati tries to gain foothold in Uttarakhand


January 25th, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Rudrapur (Uttarakhand), Jan 24 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo and Uttar Pradesh Chief minister Mayawati is doing her best to break the Bhartiya Janata Party and Congress monopoly ... Read more...

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Mounties all set to tackle case of a mystery headstone


January 25th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Calgary, Jan 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A property owner in the vicinity of Calgary got a nice little surprise when she found a headstone on the premises of her property. The details “Father ... Read more...

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Tennessee police officer fired for smoking in precinct


January 25th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Newbern, Jan 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that law enforcers can sometimes be law breakers too, and that too repeatedly. Newbern city has a no smoking policy and despite its existence, a ... Read more...

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CBI arrests Jagan’s relative in Emaar case (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 24 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday arrested Sunil Reddy, a relative of YSR Congress party chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, in the Emaar case.After day-long investigations, ... Read more...

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Russian Air Force tests new missile


January 25th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Air Force is testing and will soon deploy an advanced tactical air-to-air missile that will greatly enhance its operational effectiveness, its commander Col. ... Read more...

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Mamata rejects probe into farmer suicides


January 25th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 24 (IANS) Terming the reports of farmers' suicides incorrect, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday rejected a proposal of a probe by an all-party team into ... Read more...

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AMRI fire heroes to be rewarded


January 25th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 24 (IANS) The S.K. Birla Group and the Bharat Sevashram Sangha has joined hands to reward some of the local youngsters who risked their lives to save a ... Read more...

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Boy falls to death from school building


January 25th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) A Class 10 student fell to his death from the second floor of his school building in east Delhi Tuesday, police said. Varun Jain, a ... Read more...

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UAE, Oman discuss trade barriers


January 25th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 24 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates has held a meet with Oman to strengthen trade relations.Conducted as part of the UAE's strategy to enhance trade relations with ... Read more...

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Plea for CBI probe into corporate ministry theft (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) A finance company has moved the Delhi High Court seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the theft from the ministry of ... Read more...

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UAE heritage on display at Abu Dhabi airport


January 25th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 24 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) has launched a UAE Gallery at Abu Dhabi International Airport for promoting the local art and culture.The new gallery ... 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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Convenient for Congress I didn’t come: Rushdie


January 25th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Salman Rushdie Tuesday said "it was very convenient for everyone in the Congress that he did not come to India just before the Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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Vote bank politics shields illegal Bangladeshis: Court (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Petty vote bank politics prevents firm, resolute and intense government action against nearly three crore Bangladeshis illegally staying in India, a Delhi court said while ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh gets notice for botched eye operations


January 24th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 24 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh High Court Tuesday issued notice to the state's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government on botched eye operations in September that left several aged ... Read more...

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