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Mudslinging over Madurai ‘mutt’ appointment


May 14th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/Madurai, May 14 (IANS) The war of words between controversial Karnataka-based spiritual leader Nithyananda and those opposing his anointment as the 293rd pontiff of the over 1500-year-old Madurai Aadheenam Mutt ... Read more...

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Former CPI-M lawmaker, aides sent to 3 days’ CID custody


March 20th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 20 (IANS) A court Tuesday sent former Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) MP Laxman Seth and two of his associates, arrested in connection with the 2007 Nandigram ... Read more...

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Prohibitory order in Bengal court premises


March 20th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 20 (IANS) An order banning the assembly of five or more people has been imposed in a court premises in West Bengal where former Communist Party of India-Marxist ... Read more...

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Five held for CPI-M leaders’ killing remanded to custody (Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 19 (IANS) Five people arrested in West Bengal for the killing of two Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leaders last month were sent to five days' CID ... Read more...

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Five more held for CPI-M leaders’ killing


March 19th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 19 (IANS) Five more people have been arrested in West Bengal for the killing of two Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leaders last month, taking the total ... Read more...

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Ex CPI-M MP arrested in Nandigram case flown to Kolkata


March 18th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 19 (IANS) Former Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Lok Sabha member Laxman Seth and two of his associates, arrested in Mumbai in connection with violent incidents at Nandigram ... Read more...

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Former CPI-M MP arrested in Nandigram case (Lead)


March 17th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 17 (IANS) Former Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Lok Sabha member Laxman Seth and two of his associates were arrested in Mumbai Saturday in connection with the ... Read more...

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Former CPI-M MP arrested in Nandigram case


March 17th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 17 (IANS) Former Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Lok Sabha member Laxman Seth and two of his associates were arrested in Mumbai Saturday in connection with the violent ... Read more...

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Bengal hooch tragedy: Charge sheet against 23 filed


February 11th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 11 (IANS) The West Bengal Police's Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Saturday filed a charge sheet against 23 accused in the December 2011 hooch tragedy case which claimed ... Read more...

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Two IAS officers arrested in Bengal


February 2nd, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 1 (IANS) Two Indian Administrative Service officers - one retired and another on compulsory waiting - in West Bengal were arrested for their alleged involvement in an iron ... Read more...

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Bengal hooch tragedy prime suspect surrenders (Lead)


January 16th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) Noor Islam Sheikh alias Khora Badshah, prime suspect in the Sangrampur hooch tragedy in which 171 people were killed, surrendered before a court in West Bengal's ... Read more...

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Bengal hooch tragedy prime suspect surrenders


January 16th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) Noor Islam Sheikh alias Khora Badshah, prime suspect in the Sangrampur hooch tragedy in which 171 people were killed, surrendered before a court in West Bengal's ... Read more...

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Two sent to custody for aiding Maoist leader


November 30th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) Two people suspected to have aided Maoist leader Suchitra Mahato in escaping from security forces were Wednesday sent to seven days' police custody by a local ... Read more...

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CID begins probe into Kishenji’s death


November 26th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 26 (IANS) West Bengal Police's Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Saturday began a probe into the allegations that senior Maoist leader Mallojula Koteshwar Rao alias Kishenji was killed ... Read more...

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100 world exhibitors at Mumbai cleanliness expo


November 3rd, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 3 (IANS) With the cleaning industry in India registering 40-50 percent growth, around 100 exhibitors from all over the world will participate in the eighth edition of Clean ... Read more...

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Midnapore skeleton case: CPI-M leader’s custody extended


October 31st, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 31 (IANS) A court in West Bengal's Midnapore district Monday extended, till Nov 14, the judicial custody of Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Sushanta Ghosh, who has ... Read more...

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CID files charge-sheet in Midnapore skeleton case


September 23rd, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 23 (IANS) The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the West Bengal police Friday filed the charge-sheet in the skeleton recovery case of the state's West Midnapore district.Communist Party ... Read more...

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Fresh arrest in Midnapore skeleton case


August 18th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) The West Bengal Police Thursday arrested a witness in the nine-year-old Midnapore skeleton case and said fasting Marxist leader Sushanta Ghosh, now in Criminal Investigation Department's ... Read more...

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Another CPI-M activist held in Midnapore skeleton case


August 15th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 15 (IANS) A Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) activist Biman Ghosh was arrested Monday in the Midnapore skeleton case, which has already landed a former West Bengal minister ... Read more...

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Bengal ex-minister faces fresh case after skeleton find


August 14th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 14 (IANS) West Bengal Police Sunday slapped another case against former Marxist minister Sushanta Ghosh , arrested for his alleged role in the killing of seven Trinamool ... Read more...

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15 cartridges seized from ex-Bengal minister’s house (Lead)


August 13th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) About 15 cartridge were seized from the house of arrested Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Sushanta Ghosh whose questioning yielded information about other politicians' role ... Read more...

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More politicians involved in Midnapore skeleton case: Cops


August 13th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) Interrogation of former Marxist minister Sushanta Ghosh, now under arrest, has yielded information about other politicians' involvement in the alleged killing of seven Trinamool Congress activists ... Read more...

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Tamil, Malayalam movies sweep top national awards (Lead)


May 19th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Southern movies won the top honours at the 58th National Film Awards announced Thursday. While Tamil movie "Aadukalam" was named in six top categories, ... Read more...

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Oracle sets up office in Technopark in Kerala


April 18th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 18 (IANS) IT blue chip Oracle Monday signed an agreement to open its first office in Kerala at the Technopark campus here, officials said.Its office will be housed ... Read more...

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Rs.5.11 crore seized from bus roof in Tamil Nadu


April 5th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 5 (IANS) It was literally a load of cash - Rs.5.11 crore neatly stacked and covered with a tarpaulin sheet - that was seized from the roof-top of ... Read more...

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Indian killed in accident in Libya, 2 injured (Lead)


February 22nd, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, Feb 22 (IANS) An Indian was killed and two others were injured in Libya in a road accident last week, the Indian embassy in Tripoli said Tuesday, while stressing that ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu worker killed in Libya, another injured


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 22 (IANS) A man from Tamil Nadu's Tirunelvelli district, working as a contract worker in South Korean Hyundai's project in Libya, was killed and another injured in the clashes between ... Read more...

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Indian defence scientists develop bio-toilets for soldiers (With Image)


February 18th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Killugudi Jayaraman Bangalore, Feb 18 (IANS) Indian defence scientists have recruited a small army of bacteria and harnessed solar power to build bio-toilets for managing the human waste of soldiers stationed at ... Read more...

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For rural homes, a lamp that’s also a stove! (With Image)


February 14th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Killugudi Jayaraman Bangalore, Feb 14 (IANS) Is it a stove or a lamp? "It is actually both," says engineer-inventor Anil Rajvanshi, developer of a dual purpose device that simultaneously solves the twin ... Read more...

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South Asian musicians present Beethoven for flood-hit Pakistan


February 1st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 1 (IANS) Seven South Asian musicians, led by a Singapore-born Indian conductor, took the stage here to present "Beethoven for the Indus Valley", a benefit concert for "life and ... Read more...

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A mosquito scam breeding in India?


January 18th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Killugudi Jayaraman Bangalore, Jan 18 (IANS) The health ministry's refusal to allow the use of a highly potent mosquito control agent developed by one of its own institutes and granting permission ... Read more...

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AIADMK legislators’ suspension revoked


January 11th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 11 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu assembly Tuesday revoked the suspension of nine AIADMK legislators, who were suspended from the House Monday for unruly behaviour prior to Governor Surjit Singh Barnala's ... Read more...

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Nine AIADMK legislators suspended from assembly


January 10th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 10 (IANS) Nine AIADMK members were Monday suspended from participating in rest of the ongoing session of the Tamil Nadu assembly after they disrupted proceedings during the governor's address Friday.Leader ... Read more...

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Edible vaccine for malaria on way


December 31st, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
By K.S. Jayaraman Bangalore, Dec 31 (IANS) A spoonful of genetically modified starch could be a new malaria vaccine if a new strategy that seems to work in mice also performs well ... Read more...

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Non-polluting toilets, alternative cremations - green methods for 2011


December 29th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
By K.S. Jayaraman Bangalore, Dec 29 (IANS) An eco-friendly technology to dispose of dead bodies as an alternative to cremation and burial is making a debut in Europe. The unusual "corpse compost method" ... Read more...

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