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Lok Pal won’t stop graft: Ex-CBI chief


September 8th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 8 (IANS) Former Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) chief Joginder Singh said Saturday that the Lok Pal would not be able to stop corruption and that social activist ... Read more...

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Congress calls for united opposition in Punjab (Punjab Newsletter)


September 7th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 7 (IANS) After a spell of relative dormancy for the past few months, Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh has called for the opposition to rally together against ... Read more...

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24 years on, SRK again woos fans as army man


September 6th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) For Shah Rukh Khan, life seems to have come full circle just before he completes the silver jubilee of his career in acting and ... Read more...

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Girisha bags India’s first medal from Paralympics


September 4th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) India's para-athlete Girisha Hosanagara Nagarajegowda gave the country its first medal, a silver, from the Paralympic Games here by finishing second in the Men's High Jump ... Read more...

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Himachal’s hydropower plants shut, power shortage in north (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 21 (IANS) Five run-of-the-river mega hydropower plants in Himachal Pradesh remained shut Tuesday due to high silt level in rivers, triggering a power shortage in northern states.The country's ... Read more...

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Complaint against Haryana Tourism for using elephant


August 20th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 20 (IANS) Wildlife activists have lodged an FIR against the owner of an elephant and the manager of the Haryana State Tourism Corporation's Dabchik restaurant complex at Hodal ... Read more...

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Accused should not gain from police lapses: SC


August 18th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) An accused facing trial should not be allowed to take advantage of slipshod investigation by police, the Supreme Court has said, cautioning judges against acquitting ... Read more...

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‘Cocktail’ clicks with youngsters, gets about 90 percent opening


July 13th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Homi Adajania's "Cocktail", about mixed-up relationship between three main characters, has appealed to the movie buffs.The urban romantic drama has got about 90 percent ... Read more...

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Steroids can kill: Dark side of body building (Health Feature)


July 13th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Twenty-eight-year-old Dev Luthra desired perfect six-pack abs before his marriage. An overdose of steroids promising to tone his physique in no time led to the ... Read more...

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Engineer held for killing colleague


July 11th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) An assistant engineer was arrested from Uttar Pradesh for killing a colleague who tried to get friendly with his girlfriend, police said Wednesday. Two accomplices ... Read more...

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‘Bol Bachchan’ crosses Rs.50 crore mark


July 10th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) After a promising opening day collection of Rs.12.10 crore, Rohit Shetty's action-comedy "Bol Bachchan" went nearly houseful on the weekend and amassed Rs.50.13 crore ... Read more...

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Elderly woman found dead in her Delhi flat


June 20th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) An 82-year-old woman was found smothered to death inside her residence here early Wednesday, Delhi Police said.Joginder Kaur, resident of Vikaspuri in west Delhi, was ... Read more...

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Six arrested for robbery in Delhi


June 16th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) A woman employee and her husband were among six people arrested for looting the home of a lawyer here, police said Saturday.Police received a call ... Read more...

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‘Shanghai’ gets mixed response at box office


June 10th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Dibakar Banerjee's "Shanghai" has opened to critical acclaim and mixed response at the box office. Trade pundits predict that the political drama will collect ... Read more...

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Former army chief documents life, views in memoir (With Image)


June 10th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Ethics, morality and corruption are issues that are gaining more relevance particularly with regard to conduct of officers in higher ranks, says former army chief ... Read more...

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Courage, war & Allah on bookshelf (IANS Books this Week)


June 9th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) This week, the book case is a mixed narrative of valour, jihad, conspiracy and Allah. Browse with IANS....1.Book: "A Soldier's General: The Autobiography"; Written by ... Read more...

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A slice of today’s India, Dibakar’s ‘Shanghai’ must watch (IANS Movie Review - Rating: *** 1/2)


June 8th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Shanghai"; Cast: Prosenjeet Chatterjee, Abhay Deol, Emraan Hashmi, Kalki Koechlin, Supriya Pathak and Farooque Shaikh; Director: Dibakar Banerjee; Rating: *** 1/2Watching "Shanghai" is revisiting your daily local newspaper, full of ... Read more...

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I want riskier films: Emraan Hashmi


May 9th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) He is tasting success film after film, but Emraan Hashmi is not willing to fit into the category of Bollywood's A-list stars. He doesn't want ... Read more...

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Gained nine to 10 kg for ‘Shanghai’: Emraan Hashmi


May 7th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Emraan Hashmi, who will be seen as a porn filmmaker in Dibakar Banerjee's upcoming political thriller "Shanghai", Sunday said he had gained nine to 10 kg ... Read more...

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Cricket brings together BJP, Congress


March 17th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 17 (IANS) In these troubled political times, BJP and Congress leaders came together to play cricket here Saturday, the MPs XI defeating legislators from Haryana by five ... Read more...

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Vidya’s ‘Kahaani’ declared a hit


March 11th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) After being appreciated for her performance in female-centric "Ishqiya", "No One Killed Jessica" and "The Dirty Picture", actress Vidya Balan carries forwards the legacy ... Read more...

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Former manager at retail chain arrested for cheating


March 10th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) A 39-year-old man who had worked as a manager in various prominent retail chains was arrested for cheating a department store owner in west Delhi, ... Read more...

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BCCI to scout for bowling talent in Himachal


February 15th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 15 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will be looking out for raw bowling talent in Himachal Pradesh for domestic matches, an official said ... Read more...

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Woman held for posing as Mamata’s aide


February 8th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) A 40-year-old woman was arrested Wednesday for posing as West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's personal assistant and duping people of more than Rs.8 ... Read more...

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Tears as Navdeep Singh gets posthumous Ashok Chakra (Lead)


January 26th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) A mother wept, a greatful nation acknowledged one of its heroes. Lt Navdeep Singh, a young army commando who died battling terrorists in Jammu ... Read more...

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Lt. Navdeep Singh wins Ashok Chakra posthumously


January 26th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Lieutenant Navdeep Singh, a young army commando who died battling terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir, was Thursday posthumously conferred Ashok Chakra, India's highest peacetime ... Read more...

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Himachal hydropower generation hit by extreme cold


January 22nd, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 22 (IANS) Every winter, the cold climate almost freezes Himachal Pradesh's hydropower generation. But this time unusually harsh Arctic conditions in the higher reaches, where most of ... Read more...

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Nostalgia gets ’shelved’ in British-era shop (With Image)


January 3rd, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
McLeodganj (Himachal Pradesh), Jan 3 (IANS) For most Indians, colonial British India exists only in movies or Kipling's novels. But in a 152-year-old shop in this Dharamsala suburb the British ... Read more...

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Punjab, Railways basket national titles


December 24th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 24 (IANS) Punjab men dashed Tamil Nadu's hopes of a sixth title with a 70-62 win in the final, while Indian Railways women's team were too good for ... Read more...

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Why proposed heritage site damaged, asks Himachal court


December 21st, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 21 (IANS) Concerned over the damage to a railway bridge, once proposed to be declared a UNESCO heritage site, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has summoned officials of ... Read more...

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Basketball nationals: Tamil Nadu assert their dominance


December 19th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 19 (IANS) Hosts Tamil Nadu carried on their impressive run in the 62nd senior National basketball championship comfortably beating Andhra Pradesh 76-47 here Monday.The first quarter between the ... Read more...

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Cricketer Joginder Sharma injured in accident


November 25th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, November 24 (IANS) Former India One-day International cricketer Joginder Sharma was injured Thursday when his car hit a call centre cab in west Delhi, police said. He is ... Read more...

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Bollywood bids for larger screen space


November 12th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) As the competition gets tougher, Bollywood filmmakers are vying for larger screen space by releasing their films in the maximum number of screens. "A ... Read more...

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DTC buses collide, 17 injured


October 1st, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) At least 17 passengers were injured when two Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) buses collided here Saturday, police said.The accident occurred around 10 a.m. on Outer ... Read more...

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Salman Khan: star on ascendant, never mind the film


September 3rd, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) His biggest fans admit he isn't the greatest actor and say his films aren't really quality cinema. But Salman Khan is unstoppable, spinning box-office ... Read more...

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