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Saving Mughal-era ponds in Agra


September 9th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 9 (IANS) With Agra losing its Mughal-era ponds to builders and a court issuing an order to save them, a citizen's group, using Google Maps and land records, ... Read more...

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Raja told PM about 2G policy without file work


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Former telecom minister A. Raja informed the prime minister about the licence distribution policy without mentioning some of the related issues in the department of ... Read more...

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Himachal court allows Ford to construct ski resort


June 29th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 29 (IANS) In a major relief to Alfred Ford of the Ford Motor Company, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has given clearance to his upcoming multi-billion dollar ... Read more...

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Cochin to host next annual Indian diaspora meet


June 19th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The 11th edition of the annual diaspora conclave -- Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2013 - will be held in Cochin, Kerala's commercial capital, Minister of Overseas ... Read more...

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Spying case: Court notice to diplomat Madhuri Gupta (Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to Madhuri Gupta, a suspended Indian diplomat and alleged spy of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), on a Delhi ... Read more...

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Bangaru Laxman: A chronology of corruption case


April 27th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
The following is a timeline of the case against Bangaru Laxman, who was booked Friday in the Tehelka sting operation.Dec 23, 2000, to Jan 7, 2001: An undercover journalist of Tehelka, ... Read more...

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Former BJP chief Bangaru convicted for taking bribe (Lead)


April 27th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Bangaru Laxman was convicted by a Delhi court and taken into custody for accepting a bribe from a ... Read more...

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Court decision in Bangaru Laxman graft case Friday


April 26th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) A court here will Friday pronounce its verdict in a 10-year-old graft case against former Bharatiya Janata Party president Bangaru Laxman for allegedly accepting ... Read more...

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Spying case: Diplomat allowed to visit heritage sites


April 26th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday allowed Madhuri Gupta, a suspended Indian diplomat and alleged spy of Pakistan's Inter Services Intelligence, to visit Ajanta and Ellora caves ... Read more...

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Court decision April 27 on Bangaru Laxman graft case


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) A Delhi court will April 27 deliver its judgment in a 10-year-old graft case against former Bharatiya Janata Party president Bangaru Laxman for allegedly ... Read more...

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Court decision in Bangaru Laxman sting April 27


April 4th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) A Delhi court hearing a case against former Bharatiya Janata Party president Bangaru Laxman for allegedly accepting a bribe from a fake arm dealer ... Read more...

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Wreckage of 16th century ship discovered off Brazil


March 1st, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 1 (IANs/EFE) A team of Brazilian archaeologists and divers who discovered the remains of a Spanish vessel off the southern state of Santa Catarina say the recovered ... Read more...

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Beyonce introduces Carter to the world


February 12th, 2012 - 4:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 12 (IANS) Singer Beyonce Knowles and Jay-Z have shared the first pictures of their daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, with the world.The couple, who welcomed their first child ... Read more...

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Putin wants New Year holidays shifted to May


February 9th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has proposed to reduce the nearly two-week-long Christmas and New Year holidays and shifting them to May.Russians celebrate Christmas Jan ... Read more...

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Medical student’s body exhumed in Madhya Pradesh


January 29th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 29 (IANS) Police in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain district Sunday exhumed the body of a medical student as her family suspected that she was murdered.Twenty-one-year-old Namrata Damor of Jhabua ... Read more...

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Two injured in Guwahati leopard attack


January 27th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 27 (IANS) Two persons, including a pregnant woman, were critically injured Friday by a leopard that strayed into a locality here, officials said.This is the fourth incident of ... Read more...

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Rate cuts unlikely as RBI reviews policy this week


January 22nd, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai Jan 22 (IANS) India Inc's hopes of a rate cut may not happen, atleast this time, even though inflation, the main worry of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), ... Read more...

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Foreign funds pump in over $1.16 bn till Jan 20


January 22nd, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Indian equities markets have started off well in 2012 with benchmark indices rallying over 8 percent in just three weeks on increased investor confidence and ... Read more...

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Leopard strikes again in Guwahati


January 20th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 20 (IANS) A stray leopard created panic in Assam's main city here Friday by injuring three people in the second incident of its kind in less than two ... Read more...

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Leopard strays into Guwahati, injures three


January 20th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 20 (IANS) At least three people were mauled by a leopard Friday in the heart of Assam's main city of Guwahati after the big cat strayed into a ... Read more...

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US annual inflation highest since 2007


January 20th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS/EFE) US consumer prices rose 3 percent in 2011, the largest annual increase in four years, the Labor Department said Thursday.So-called core inflation, which excludes volatile food ... Read more...

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Food inflation remains in negative


January 19th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Overall food prices fell for the third straight week year-on-year, led by a sharp drop in the price of vegetables, especially onions and potatoes ... Read more...

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Memo scandal: Court dismisses plea against Mansoor Ijaz


January 18th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 18 (IANS) A Pakistani court Wednesday dismissed a plea to file a case against Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz who forwarded a secret memo to Washington that said ... Read more...

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NATO warship helps Iranian vessel


January 17th, 2012 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Jan 17 (IANS) A NATO warship rescued an Iranian-flagged vessel over the weekend just days after the vessel was freed from pirates by another NATO ship, the military alliance ... Read more...

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Beyonce designs shirt for Obama’s campaign


January 14th, 2012 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) Singer Beyonce Knowles has designed a T-shirt to raise money for US President Barack Obama's re-election campaign.The 30-year-old, who gave birth to daughter Blue ... Read more...

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Support for Putin on the rise, survey shows


January 13th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Support for Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin for the presidency has grown by six percentage points to 48 percent in the past few weeks, state-run ... Read more...

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Spying case: Ex-diplomat Madhuri Gupta granted bail (Lead)


January 10th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Madhuri Gupta, a former Indian diplomat and alleged agent of Pakistan's Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), was granted bail by a Delhi court Tuesday in a ... Read more...

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NRIs shop, soak in Rajasthani delights in Jaipur


January 9th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 9 (IANS) Dal-bati-choorma, lak jewellery, bandhej textiles...Most overseas Indians participating in the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) here are taking time off from their busy schedule to shop, sightsee ... Read more...

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‘India requires gender-based teaching’


January 8th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 8 (IANS) Overseas Indians attending the Pravasi Bharati Diwas (PBD) here Jan 7-9 feel that to become a developed country, India requires to fill the gaps mainly in ... Read more...

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Space crunch keeps diaspora delegates out at PBD inaugural


January 8th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 8 (IANS) A space crunch at the venue forced many delegates from abroad to miss Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's inaugural address at the Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas here ... Read more...

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Chennai Open: Paes, Tipsarevic in doubles final


January 8th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) Indians will have something to cheer about on Sunday as Leander Paes, partnering Janko Tipsarevich made it to the doubles final, defeating second seeded Americans ... Read more...

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Woman dies in wall collapse


January 8th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) A 62-year-old woman was killed Saturday when a wall collapsed in south Delhi, police said.The incident, which was reportedly due to digging work nearby by ... Read more...

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No kid for now, keen for good work: Juhi Parmar (Interview)


January 8th, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Karjat (Mumbai), Jan 7 (IANS) When Juhi Parmar emerged as the winner of "Bigg Boss 5" and stepped out of the controversial house Saturday night, it was to be greeted ... Read more...

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Juhi Parmar wins ‘Bigg Boss 5′, takes home Rs.1 crore


January 8th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Karjat (Mumbai), Jan 7 (IANS) Three months of patience and fair play paid off for TV actress Juhi Parmar, who emerged the winner of the fifth season of controversial reality ... Read more...

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One dead in Bengal train collision


January 8th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 7 (IANS) One person was killed and six others injured as a local train collided with a stationary train in West Bengal's Nadia district Saturday, a railway official ... Read more...

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