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Nair, Ezhava communities unite in Kerala


September 4th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 3 (IANS) In a move aimed at increasing their bargaining power vis-a-vis the government, the Nairs and Ezhavas, two of the most influential Hindu groups in Kerala, are ... Read more...

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SP, Left to protest for restoring parliament normalcy (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Samajwadi Party, the Left and TDP will demonstrate in the Parliament House complex Friday to demand the resumption of the house and a debate ... Read more...

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Australian lawmakers to join hands against corruption


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Ontario (Canada), Aug 23 (IANS) Legislators across the political spectrum from around Australia will converge in Melbourne Thursday, joining hands in their fight against corruption and for integrity in government.As ... Read more...

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Police-public partnership to check crime in Ghaziabad


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 2 (IANS) The police and the public are joining hands in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district to check incidents of crime, courtesy an initiative by resident welfare associations of ... Read more...

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Imran Khan warns of march over drone killings


July 15th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 15 (IANS) Imran Khan has said he will lead a peace march to north Waziristan to let the world know how the US was killing "innocent Pakistanis".Addressing a ... Read more...

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Coca-Cola India and World Vision to support rural schools in India


June 6th, 2012 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 6 (IANS) Coca-Cola and World Vision, a humanitarian organization, have joined hands to revitalise 100 rural and semi-urban schools in India under the internationally recognised "Support My ... Read more...

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Buses damaged, trains movement disrupted in Bengal (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) Protestors damaged and set afire buses, put up road blockades and disrupted train movement as the 12-hour shutdown called against the rise in petrol prices ... Read more...

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CPI-M joined BJP in vandalism, says Bengal government


May 31st, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government Thursday accused the CPI-M of joining hands with Bharatiya Janata Party in indulging in vandalism during Bharat Bandh, the ... Read more...

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Hindustan Copper hopeful of joint venture with Rajasthan Mining


May 29th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) Public sector miner Hindustan Copper Ltd is hopeful of forming a joint venture with Rajasthan State Mining and Minerals Ltd shortly for exploitation of copper deposits ... Read more...

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IOS sign seven elite Indian sportspersons


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) IOS Sports and Entertainment, an Indian sports management group, has signed up country's seven Olympic-bound athletes, including ace shooter Ronjan Sodhi, for a period a ... Read more...

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Resumed budget session may generate heat for government


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Congress may have averted some house trouble by asking Abhishek Manu Singhvi to step down from party and parliamentary posts over a sleaze ... Read more...

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Government staring at house trouble in budget session’s second half


April 22nd, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The budget session of parliament is set to resume Tuesday with the government hoping to pass some key pending bills, but also staring at ... Read more...

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Team Anna meets to decide future strategy


April 22nd, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Key members of Team Anna are meeting Sunday to discuss the group's future strategy, including their alliance with yoga guru Baba Ramdev, to fight ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa, Modi and Patnaik meet (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday met her Odisha and Gujarat counterparts, Naveen Patnaik and Narendra Modi, leading to speculation about their joining ... Read more...

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Tihar Idol, a talent hunt in jail premises for inmates


April 8th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Confined within the high walls of Tihar Jail, inmates of the largest prison complex in South Asia, will soon have a chance to sing or ... Read more...

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German embassy to aid girl child protection campaign


March 20th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The campaign against female foeticide in the capital's high risk areas got a 100,000 euro boost with the German embassy joining hands with the Centre ... Read more...

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Bahuguna downplays Rawat’s dissent (Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun/New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Downplaying party leader Harish Rawat's displeasure over his selection, Uttarakhand Chief Minister designate Vijay Bahuguna Tuesday said it was the Congress party's internal matter ... Read more...

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NDMA to train MCD to spot unsafe buildings: Reddy


March 11th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Hundreds of Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) engineers will be trained by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to spot unsafe buildings in the national ... Read more...

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India’s foreign policy under threat due to US pressure: CPI-M


March 4th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 4 (IANS) Alleging that India's foreign policy was under threat due to US pressure, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday railed against New Delhi's vote for an ... Read more...

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Tie-up with Congress if needed to keep out BJP: Mulayam (Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 15 (IANS) Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Wednesday indicated a post-poll tie-up with the Congress in Uttar Pradesh, but only if needed to prevent the Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Defence, home ministries to decide on AFSPA: Army


January 15th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 15 (IANS) A decision on revoking the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in Jammu and Kashmir will be taken by the defence and home ministries, a senior ... Read more...

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Delete section on Lokayuktas: Trinamool


December 29th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance constituent Trinamool Congress Thursday demanded the deletion from the Lokpal bill of an entire section on the Lokayuktas in the states.Participating ... Read more...

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Declare 2012 as year of ‘Proud to be Skilled Indian’ (Comment)


December 25th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Never before in the history of any country has human capital development been such a key focus area as 2011 was for India, marking the beginning of exciting times. Determined ... Read more...

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Government okays key anti-graft bills to counter Anna threat


December 14th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Pushed into a corner by an aggressive opposition and the looming threat of Anna Hazare, the government Tuesday okayed a slew of anti-graft bills ... Read more...

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RLD joins hands with Congress for Uttar Pradesh polls


December 11th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The Congress Saturday got a boost for its prospects in Uttar Pradesh with Ajit Singh's Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) joining hands with it for ... Read more...

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Construction biggies keen to partner Kerala to set up academy


December 8th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 8 (IANS) Leading construction majors like L&T;, Punj Lloyd and ILFS have expressed keenness to join hands with the Kerala government to set up a state of the ... Read more...

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Mojostreet launches real world mobile game for smartphones


December 7th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 7 (IANS) Hyderabad-based Mojostreet Wednesday officially launched its location based real world mobile game for smartphones that lets the users check into interesting places and earn royalty rewards.Available ... Read more...

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Rahul flays ‘insensitive’ Mayawati, Mulayam


November 23rd, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 23 (IANS) Intensifying his campaign in Uttar Pradesh, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi Wednesday said Chief Minister Mayawati and Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav have become insensitive ... Read more...

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Mammootty’s charity to sponsors 250 more heart patients


September 27th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 27 (IANS) Mammootty is not only a superb actor, he is also into charitable activities and the latest is that he will sponsor another 250 heart patients by ... Read more...

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Confident of high growth, pushing reforms, strong Lokpal: PM (Roundup)


August 20th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Exuding confidence India will register higher growth of 9 percent in the next five years, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said reforms will be ... Read more...

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Congress, TDP welcome apex court rejection of Jagan’s petitions


July 22nd, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 22 (IANS) The ruling Congress party and main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Friday welcomed the Supreme Court order rejecting YSR Congress party chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's petitions ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan citizens to form human chain for peace


July 15th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Even as the Mumbai serial blasts left some political parties pointing fingers at Pakistan, a group of people from both sides of the border will ... Read more...

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Riya, Raima, Moonmoon Sen are new face of lifestyle brand


June 14th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Bollywood's mother-daughters trio Moonmoon Sen, Riya and Raima are the new brand ambassadors of lifestyle store chain Maya.This is the first time that they will ... Read more...

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Congress readying first list of candidates for Uttar Pradesh


May 3rd, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The Congress is expected to announce its first list of candidates for next year's Uttar Pradesh assembly polls by the end of this month, ... Read more...

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Seize black money in Bengal like in Tamil Nadu: Karat


April 21st, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) Apprehending the flow of black money in poll-bound West Bengal, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Prakash Karat Thursday urged the poll panel to ... Read more...

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