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New UP Congress chief inherits a legacy of failures (News Analysis)


September 12th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) Will Nirmal Khatri, the little-known newly appointed Uttar Pradesh state Congress president, be able to turn the fortunes of India's grand old party and bring ... Read more...

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UPCC chief wants utility before loyalty from cadres


September 11th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 11 (IANS) The new president of the Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee (UPCC) Nirmal Khatri Tuesday told party workers and leaders that loyalty to the party was no longer ... Read more...

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Indian-origin man in Britain dies in house blaze


September 11th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) A 57-year-old Indian-origin man in Britain died when his wife left a hot hairdryer on his bed, starting a fire, a media report said Tuesday.Beautician Bina ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Philips bullish on its decorative lighting segment


September 9th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Electronics major Philips is bullish on its decorative lighting segment and calls it a critical segment which is emerging fast in India with rise in ... Read more...

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War surgery workshop held


September 9th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 9 (IANS) Over 150 surgeons from across the country took part in a workshop on war surgery at the army's Northern Command headquarters in Jammu and Kashmir, an ... Read more...

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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...

Posted in Environment |

Need joint efforts to save Himalayas: Eco-activists


September 9th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Concerned over the threat to natural resources in the Himalayas, environmentalist here Sunday said there was an urgent need to preserve its ecology and the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Karnataka golf: Khalin Joshi fires 70


September 6th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 6 (IANS) Khalin Joshi, true to his billing as India's top amateur golfer, scored a 2-under par 70 to end with the day's best gross score of 38 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

I’ve not walked out of ‘Besharam’: Ranbir


September 6th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Actor Ranbir Kapoor has rubbished reports that he has walked out of Abhinav Kashyap's "Besharam".According to media reports, Ranbir opted out of "Besharam" after Viacom ... Read more...

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Gold from Bangladesh seized, one detained


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 3 (IANS) A gold smuggler was detained in Tripura and five gold biscuits, worth Rs.19 lakh, smuggled from Bangladesh were seized, BSF officials said here Monday."The troopers of ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha clears NHAI expansion


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Monday cleared a bill to expand the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for development, maintenance and management of national highways.The NHAI ... Read more...

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Admiral Joshi is new Indian Navy chief (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Admiral Devendra Kumar Joshi, an anti-submarine warfare specialist, Friday took over as the new Indian Navy chief.He succeeds Admiral Nirmal Verma, who retired from service ... Read more...

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Admiral Joshi is new Indian Navy chief


August 31st, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Admiral Devendra Kumar Joshi, an anti-submarine warfare specialist, Friday took over as Indian Navy chief.He succeeds Admiral Nirmal Verma, who retired from service after 43 ... Read more...

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Eid celebrated with traditional fervour in Uttar Pradesh


August 20th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) It was a day of prayers and feasting in Uttar Pradesh Monday when Muslims turned up in large numbers to celebrate with traditional fervour Eid-ul-Fitr to ... Read more...

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BJP slams government for intelligence failure


August 19th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) A day after India blamed Pakistan for rumours and SMSes that forced thousands of northeast citizens to flee other states, the BJP Sunday slammed ... Read more...

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Top navigators for National TSD Rally


August 18th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 18 (IANS) Some of country's top navigators will be seen in action in the first round of the inaugural JK Tyre-FMSCI Indian National TSD Rally Championship, promoted by ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Janleva 555′, blend of music, mystery


August 16th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Music and horror genre are an evergreen match in Bollywood and director Sandeep Malani's forthcoming film "Janleva 555" promises a perfect blend of both.Produced by ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

AFTER 1 )Krishna land now an urban disaster (Letter from Mathura)


August 12th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 12 (IANS) Lord Krishna, arguably Hinduism's most popular divinity, was said to be a nature lover who is forever associated with the Yamuna, worshipped Goverdhan hill ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Minister flayed for saying officials can steal from state coffers


August 10th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 10 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's PWD minister Shivpal Yadav Friday back-tracked from his earlier statement in which he had reportedly told state government officials to steal but not ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ishpreet upsets Joshi in All-India Snooker


August 7th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) India sub junior No.3 Ishpreet Singh Chadha was third time fortunate when he stunned Asian bronze medallist Devendra Joshi of BPCL in a 4-3 thriller in ... Read more...

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‘Sultans’ win Mumbai billiards league


August 7th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) PJ Hindu Gymkhana 'Sultans of Hazard' lived up to their reputation when they beat CCI 'Billiards Boys' to emerge champions in The Zarine and Yazdi Daruvala ... Read more...

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CCI Boys, Sultans meet in Mumbai billiards final


August 6th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) CCI 'Billiards Boys' and favourites PJ Hindu Gymkhana 'Sultans of Hazard' registered contrasting wins Monday to set up a title clash in The Zarine and Yazdi ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Schizophrenic brain tries to heal itself


August 6th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 6 (IANS) Brains of people who suffer from schizophrenia may attempt to repair damage caused by the disease, suggesting an adult brain's capacity to change and grow.Professor Cyndi ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Sultans, Samurais in semis of Mumbai billiards


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Favourites PJ Hindu Gymkhana 'Sultans of Hazard' and Park Club 'Samurais' registered comfortable wins to sail into the semifinals of The Zarine and Yazdi Daruvala Charitable ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Majji scores hat-trick for Salcette FC


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Striker Majji A Majji scored four goals including a hat-trick to power Salcette FC to an emphatic 6-0 win against Crusaders SC in a Third Division ... Read more...

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Nandrajog wins Coca-Cola Squash Open


July 29th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Second seed Gaurav Nandrajog stunned top seeded Sandeep Jhangra 3-2 (7-11, 7-11, 12-10, 11-8, 11-7) in the final of the Coca-Cola Squash Open Championships here ... Read more...

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Kshemal bowls Mumbai to victory


July 28th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 28 (IANS) Seamer Kshemal Waingankar took 10 for 82 as Mumbai CA defeated KSCA President's XI by an innings and 183 runs in the Shafi Darashah cricket tournament ... Read more...

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Court rules out CBI probe into Laila Khan murder


July 26th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Thursday rejected a plea to transfer the probe into starlet Laila Khan's killing, who was murdered along with five other family members, ... Read more...

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Chopda in round four of Maharashtra badminton


July 25th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) State No.1 Sagar Chopda, representing Mumbai Suburban, romped into the men's singles Round 4 of the second Maharashtra Senior State Selection Badminton Tournament here Wednesday.Sagar took ... Read more...

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Congress sets up screening panel for Himachal, Gujarat, Tripura


July 25th, 2012 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday set up screening committees for poll-bound Himachal Pradesh, Tripura and Gujarat in an indication that it will declare its candidates early. Delhi ... Read more...

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Meghalaya chief minister seeks assistance for road projects


July 25th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Tuesday sought assistance from the central government for road projects in his state.He also suggested that the central road transport ... Read more...

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Kobad Ghandy to face trial under terror charges (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday paved the way for the trial of Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy under terror charges from Sep 4.According to police, Ghandy was ... Read more...

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SC curbs on NIA questioning Sadhvi Pragya (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday restrained the NIA from interrogating Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur in connection with the 2007 murder of Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh activist Sunil ... Read more...

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UP governor okays bill extending Lokayukta’s term


July 7th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 7 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Governor B.L. Joshi has given his nod to the Uttar Pradesh Lokayukta and Deputy Lokayukta Amendment Bill 2012, which increases the tenure of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pranab in UP Monday to scout for support


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 2 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee arrives here Tuesday to meet legislators across parties and garner support for his election to the ... Read more...

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