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Court quashes Haryana plot given to Subhash Ghai


September 11th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 11 (IANS) Bollywood film-maker Subhash Ghai suffered another jolt Tuesday when the Punjab and Haryana High Court quashed the allotment of a plot allotted to him by the ... Read more...

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Bengal Congress to protest arrests of party cadres


August 17th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 17 (IANS) Giving another jolt to its already alienated ally Trinamool Congress, the Congress Friday said it would submit protests Aug 24 to all police stations in West ... Read more...

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No ministry, so Karnataka BJP legislator quits


July 17th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 17 (IANS) Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday suffered a jolt as legislator Halady Srinivas Shetty quit the assembly after he was not made a minister."My ... Read more...

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6.3 magnitude quake rocks Kashmir


July 12th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 12 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale rocked the Kashmir Valley Thursday evening, officials said."The epicenter was in the Hindukush mountain range," meteorological office director ... Read more...

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ULFA militant held, a cache of arms seized in Assam


July 5th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 5 (IANS) In a jolt to the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) faction opposed to peace talks, a cadre of the outfit and a surrendered militant were ... Read more...

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‘Don’t differentiate between willing and unwilling farmers’


June 30th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 30 (IANS) Urging the Mamata Banerjee regime to stop creating a rift between the peasants of Singur, the opposition Left Front Saturday urged the state government to ... Read more...

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Monthly allowance to Singur’s unwilling farmers doubled


June 27th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 27 (IANS) The West Bengal government Wednesday doubled to Rs.2,000 the monthly allowance of Singur's farmers unwilling to sell their lands after the Calcutta High Court struck ... Read more...

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Occupy Singur movement from July 3, says CPI-M lawmaker


June 27th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 26 (IANS) CPI-M lawmaker Abdur Rezzak Mollah, who had called for organising an "Occupy Singur" movement on the lines of "Occupy Wall Street" for the benefit of the ... Read more...

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Jolt for Mamata as court annuls Singur land law (Roundup)


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Delivering a jolt to the Mamata Banerjee government that rode to power capitalising on peasant agitations in Singur and Nandigram, the Calcutta High Court Friday ... Read more...

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Mamata government says it stands by farmers


June 22nd, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Minutes after the Calcutta High Court division bench Friday held the Singur Land Rehabilitation and Development Act, 2011, as unconstitutional and void, the West Bengal ... Read more...

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Maken retreats; AITA, Bhupathi back to square one (Roundup)


June 19th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Mahesh Bhupathi Tuesday stuck to his guns of not playing the London Olympics with his estranged friend Leander Paes after Sports Minister Ajay Maken ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa’s anticipatory bail plea rejected (Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 13 (IANS) In a severe jolt to former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here Wednesday rejected his anticipatory bail plea ... Read more...

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Sharma blitzkrieg propels Mumbai to imposing 182 (Lead)


May 12th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 12 (IANS) A classy century studded with dazzling strokes by Rohit Sharma, with able support from veteran Herschelle Gibbs, powered Mumbai Indians to an imposing 182 for ... Read more...

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‘Parliament should award death penalty for crimes against elderly’


April 12th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday urged parliament to award capital punishment in cases where a senior citizen is the victim.Additional Sessions Judge Narinder Kumar said: "This ... Read more...

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Akhilesh so far, walks in the shadow of Mulayam (News Analysis)


March 20th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 20 (IANS) It may be a little too early to call it the end of the political honeymoon for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. But his choices ... Read more...

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INS condemns news agent strike in Kerala


March 19th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Ashish Bagga, president of The Indian Newspaper Society (INS), has denounced the indefinite strike by newspaper agents set to start in Kerala Tuesday as an ... Read more...

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Court sacks 18 Saibaba temple trustees (Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Shirdi (Maharashtra), March 13 (IANS) In a jolt to the ruling Democratic Front government in Maharashtra, the Bombay High Court Tuesday sacked the 18 members of the Shirdi-based Shri Saibaba ... Read more...

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Court sacks 18 Saibaba temple trustees


March 13th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shirdi (Maharashtra), March 13 (IANS) In a jolt to the Maharashtra government, the Bombay High Court Tuesday sacked the 18 members of the Shirdi-based Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, a lawyer ... Read more...

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Himachal BJP leaders quit to protest graft


February 1st, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 1 (IANS) With assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh due this year, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) got a jolt Wednesday with some senior leaders resigning from ... Read more...

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Mixed reactions to Rushdie’s decision to skip LitFest


January 20th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 20 (IANS) Cancellation of author Salman Rushdie's visit to the Jaipur Literature Festival evoked mixed reactions, with most people terming it a major jolt to the spirit of ... Read more...

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Illegal mining: Court allows probe of Krishna, Kumaraswamy’s role (Lead)


January 20th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 20 (IANS) In a jolt to External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna and a major embarrassment to the Congress, the Karnataka High Court Friday allowed probe into charges that ... 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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Experts rule out fresh killer quake in Nepal, Sikkim


September 19th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 19 (IANS) There is no further danger of another immediate major trembler, seismological experts in Nepal said Monday, after a quake killed 39 people in Nepal and India ... Read more...

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Somdev’s strained shoulder makes him doubtful for reverse singles


September 17th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 17 (IANS) India's slim chance of putting it across Japan in the Davis Cup World Group play-off received a jolt with their No.1 Somdev Devvarman nursing a ... Read more...

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Apex court approves common curriculum for Tamil Nadu schools


August 9th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) In a jolt to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, the Supreme Court Tuesday directed the state government to implement the uniform system of school ... Read more...

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PM shocked at Ahmed Karzai’s assassination


July 12th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday expressed "deep sorrow and shock" over the "sad news of tragic assassination" of Afghan President Hamid Karzai's half-brother Ahmed ... Read more...

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Jharkhand suffers power jolt, loses coal block


June 17th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 17 (IANS) The union coal ministry has cancelled the allocation of a coal-block to Jharkhand as mining work at the block had not begun even five years ... Read more...

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Meeting on Lokpal ends amid major differences (Second Lead)


May 31st, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) A meeting between ministers and civil society leaders on the Lokpal Bill ended Monday on a bitter note, with activists accusing the government of ... Read more...

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Unique life-saving device to offer heart a second chance!


April 27th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): Rice University bioengineering students in collaboration with the Texas Heart Institute (THI) have invented a unique life-saving device that would give immediate second chances to arrhythmia victims headed ... Read more...

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Florida man dies after Taser shock by police at Universal Studios


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:05 am ICT by BNO News
ORLANDO, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- A Florida man died on Friday after being stunned with a Taser gun by police at Universal Studios complex in Orlando.The Orlando Sentinel reported that 33-year-old Adam ... Read more...

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Crowds flock back to Eden


April 17th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 17 (IANS) Two consecutive wins of the Kolkata Knight Riders brought back the cricket-loving crowd to the Eden Gardens Sunday, making for an electrifying atmosphere at the ... Read more...

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Two quakes jolt Japan’s Honshu island (Lead)


April 16th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 16 (IANS) Two quakes struck Honshu island in Japan Saturday and one of them was felt strongly in Tokyo, Xinhua reported.The temblor measuring 6 on the Richter scale ... Read more...

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Pune Warriors begin IPL campaign with victory over Kings XI Punajb (Lead)


April 11th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Navi Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Pune Warriors began their Indian Premier League campaign in style with a thumping seven wicket victory over Kings XI Punjab at the DY Patil ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka won’t have it easy against resilient England (Preview)


March 25th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 25 (IANS) Hope for the best and be prepared for the worst. That's how the 1996 champions Sri Lanka will feel going into their World Cup quarter-final ... Read more...

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India should not tinker with the batting order: Wadekar


March 19th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) Now that India have qualified for the World Cup quarter-finals, former India captain Ajit Wadekar feels that they are still the hot favourites to win ... Read more...

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