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Blame game between BCCI and sports ministry on


June 7th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the sports ministry Thursday got into a spat over official forms for nominating cricketers for ... Read more...

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Chinese man held for killing five people


April 16th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 16 (IANS) A man has been arrested in China for killing five people, including his daughter and former wife.Police in Shandong province said Monday they have nabbed the ... Read more...

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Hearing on Raghava’s petition adjourned


April 9th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 9 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Monday adjourned the hearing on the petition of Emaar MGF finance head (south) G. Vijaya Raghava, challenging further investigations against him ... Read more...

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Naga party says its Manipur result an achievement


March 7th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, March 7 (IANS) The Naga Peoples' Front (NPF) clinched four seats in the 60-member Manipur assembly and the party Wednesday termed it an achievement. It also vowed to contest ... Read more...

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Karmapa not to appear in Himachal court, says aide


March 6th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 6 (IANS) Tibetan religious head and the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje, who was Tuesday summoned by a Himachal Pradesh court over the seizure of foreign currency ... Read more...

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Quraishi wants severe fines for model code violation


March 4th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi said Sunday that the Representation of the People Act should be fine-tuned to make penalties for violating the model code ... Read more...

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The chill returns to Agra


February 18th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 18 (IANS) The sudden return of intense cold continued unabated across north India, as temperatures dipped across the region. Bright sunshine in most places could not provide any ... Read more...

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US jobless claims at lowest level in four years


February 17th, 2012 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS/EFE) The number of people filing applications for unemployment benefits fell last week by 13,000 to 348,000, their lowest level since March 2008, the US Labor Department ... Read more...

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Don Omar to compose song for Jennifer Lopez’s TV show


February 14th, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, Feb 14 (IANS/EFE) Reggaeton star Don Omar announced Monday that he has been charged with composing the theme song for the televison programme "Q'Viva The Chosen", hosted ... Read more...

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Re-poll peaceful in Manipur (Lead)


February 4th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Feb 4 (IANS) Re-polling at 34 polling booths in five hill districts of Manipur concluded peacefully Saturday, an official said.Eight polling booths of Chandel district witnessed the highest 82 ... Read more...

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Peacefull re-polling in Manipur


February 4th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 4 (IANS) Re-polling at 34 polling booths in five hill districts of Manipur was conducted Saturday without any violent incident, an official said."Eight polling booths of Chandel district ... Read more...

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Congress leader’s email hacked


February 3rd, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 3 (IANS) Unknown persons have hacked into the email account of a Goa Congress leader Vijay Sardesai, who is seeking to contest the hotly contested assembly seat of ... Read more...

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Additional security for Manipur re-poll


February 3rd, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Feb 3 (IANS) The Election Commission of India will take additional security measures to ensure free and fair balloting in five hill districts of Manipur where re-polling is scheduled ... Read more...

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Rings removed from Chinese man’s penis


February 2nd, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 2 (IANS) Doctors in central China have removed two rings from a man's penis that got stuck after he put them on to avoid theft during his journey ... Read more...

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Lets have tobacco-free youth, urges Shaan


February 2nd, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) We must create awareness about the disastrous effects of tobacco consumption among the youths, says Bollywood singer Shaan, who Thursday launched the song "Life ... Read more...

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Governor pats NCC Cadets for PM banner


February 1st, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan Wednesday congratulated the state contingent of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) for winning the Prime Minister's Banner and the Champion Directorate ... Read more...

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Repolling likely in 33 booths in Manipur


January 31st, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 31 (IANS) Repolling may be ordered in 33 polling booths in five hill districts of Manipur that saw violence, Chief Electoral Officer P.C. Lawmkunga said Tuesday.He said the ... Read more...

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Media cannot be a judge, say politicians


January 29th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi feel the media should not play the role of a judge -- because it ... Read more...

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Company razes ancient temple in Noida


January 29th, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Noida, Jan 28 (IANS) Officials of a construction company allegedly razed an ancient temple, situated along Noida-Greater Noida Expressway, after beating up the priests there late Friday, police said Saturday. ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi to host global maritime trade summit


January 29th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 28 (IANS/WAM) With the expansion of sea trade through the Middle East and various challenges to it, businessmen and government officials from around the world will meet ... Read more...

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Muslim women MPs meet in Indonesia


January 29th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 28 (IANS/WAM) Women MPs from over 50 Muslim majority countries took part in a Muslim female parliamentarians conference in Indonesia.The Federal National Council (FNC) of the United ... Read more...

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Drug dealer gets death penalty


January 29th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 28 (IANS) In a rare judgment, a special narcotics court here Saturday awarded death penalty to a man for dealing in drugs.Special Narcotics Court Judge Shalini Nagpal awarded ... Read more...

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Gujarat advertisement not praising Modi: Congress


January 29th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Congress Saturday defended the advertisement issued by its Gujarat unit referring to work done by state Chief Minister Narendra Modi, saying the they ... Read more...

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Three poachers arrested with chinkara parts


January 28th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 28 (IANS) Three poachers were Saturday arrested and body remains of at least five chinkaras (Indian gazelle) recovered from them in Rajastan's Barmer district, police said. Two of ... Read more...

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Mamata can take Bengal to new heights, says Omar


January 28th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) Facing flak on the issue of crib deaths and farmers suicides, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday found a new supporter in her Jammu ... Read more...

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Minor gangraped, one arrested


January 28th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) A 20-year-old man was arrested Saturday in connection with the gang rape of a minor girl in north Delhi, police said. The girl had become ... Read more...

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Manipur sees over 80 percent turnout, seven killed (Night Lead)


January 28th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 28 (IANS) Manipur recorded over 80 percent turnout in the assembly election Saturday but the figure could go up as voting was still on in some remote parts ... Read more...

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Two killed as bikers torch shop


January 28th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 28 (IANS) A bikers' gang burnt down a garment shop, killing two of the three co-owners, in Maharashtra's Pune city, police said Saturday.According to police, 8-10 bikers came ... Read more...

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Terrorist, policeman killed in Pakistan gun-battle


January 28th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 28 (IANS) A policeman and a suicide bomber were killed in a gun-battle Saturday in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, a media report said.Another police official was injured when ... Read more...

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Omar wants talks on AFSPA removal speeded up


January 28th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday said he wants the talks between the state and central governments on the withdrawal of the Armed Forces ... Read more...

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Doctor accused of cheating allowed to visit Britain


January 28th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) A Delhi court has allowed a doctor allegedly involved in cheating of around Rs.1.5 crore to visit Britain for six weeks, observing that he would ... Read more...

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Petition filed in Pakistan court to postpone Senate polls


January 28th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 28 (IANS) A petition was filed in the Lahore High Court Saturday seeking postponement of the Senate elections scheduled to be held March 2, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Pakistani students to visit India


January 28th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) A group of 19 school students from Pakistan will visit Delhi Feb 8-14 under the "Students Exchange for Change", an initiative launched by two NGOS ... Read more...

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Paes thanks Stepanek for helping him win Australian Open


January 28th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 28 (IANS) Indian tennis veteran Leander Paes praised his Czech partner Radek Stepanek for playing a crucial role in realising his dream of winning the Australian Open men's ... Read more...

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Mulayam, Mayawati neglected Muslims, development: Rahul Gandhi


January 28th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Unnao/Hardoi (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 28 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi Saturday blamed both Samajwadi Party (SP) president Mulayam Singh Yadav and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati for "gross ... Read more...

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