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Olympics: Veronica says it will be tough to retain 200m crown


August 2nd, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/CMC) Reigning Olympic 200 metres queen Veronica Campbell-Brown has conceded it will be difficult to defend her crown at the London Olympics.The 30-year-old has not been enjoying the ... Read more...

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Abducted woman untraced, husband still in hospital


July 29th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 29 (IANS) An upper caste woman abducted in Bihar 12 days ago allegedly for marrying a Dalit against her family's wishes remains untraced, police said Sunday.The husband, Krishna ... Read more...

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Tom Cruise trying to ‘buy’ Suri’s love?


July 27th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 27 (IANS) Actor Tom Cruise is reportedly trying to "buy" his daughter Suri's love with expensive gifts.Suri, 6, now lives with her mother Katie Holmes, who ... Read more...

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Concern over overworked online Chinese shopkeeper’s death


July 27th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) A long period of overwork left a 24-year-old online shopkeeper dead in her sleep, raising concern in China about the working conditions and health of those ... Read more...

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Minor helps Delhi Police to solve murder mystery


July 26th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) An 11-year-old boy helped Delhi Police solve a kidnapping-cum-murder case of the 25-year-old son of a property dealer, police said Thursday. Four people, including a ... Read more...

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Policeman suspended over Assam youth’s death (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 26 (IANS) A railway police official was suspended in Bihar's Bhagalpur district for failing to cooperate in a probe into the killing of a youth from Assam, police ... Read more...

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Cop suspended for not cooperating in Assam youth’s death-probe


July 26th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 26 (IANS) A railway police official was suspended in Bihar's Bhagalpur district for failing to cooperate in a probe into the killing of a youth from Assam, police ... Read more...

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Week after leg crushed by bus, girl dies


July 24th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 24 (IANS) A week after her leg was crushed under the wheels of a state transport bus near her school here, Anupama Sarkar lost her battle for life ... Read more...

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Policeman booked for rape in UP


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) Two people, including a police officer, were booked Monday in Uttar Pradesh after a woman accused them of raping her, police said.The 35-year-old woman had filed ... Read more...

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Six-month-old kidnapped in Ajmer, incident caught on CCTV


July 18th, 2012 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 17 (IANS) A woman was caught on a CCTV stealing a six-month-old boy while his mother was sleeping near him in the world-famous shrine of Sufi saint Khwaja ... Read more...

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Russia supports Annan’s mediation efforts on Syria : Putin


July 18th, 2012 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 17 (IANS) Russia will try its best to support UN-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan's mediation efforts to solve the Syrian crisis, said President Vladimir Putin Tuesday.During his meeting ... Read more...

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Bahrain to support UAE’s security measure


July 18th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Manama, July 17 (IANS/WAM) Bahrain Tuesday expressed its absolute support for all measures the UAE takes to preserve its security and stability against whoever tries to conspire against its leadership ... Read more...

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Arab League to form panel to probe Arafat’s death


July 18th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 17 (IANS) The Arab League (AL) Tuesday decided to set up an independent committee to probe the death of former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.Arafat died at a ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan talks on CBMs Thursday


July 18th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) India and Pakistan will hold bilateral talks Thursday in Islamabad to review confidence building measures (CBMs) between the two countries, said an official Tuesday."The Joint ... Read more...

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Politics, unionism in education cannot be separated: Amartya Sen


July 18th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) Observing that politics cannot be separated from unions formed by teachers or students, Nobel laureate Amartya Sen Tuesday emphasised on the need for using the synergy ... Read more...

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Increase coordination with UPA partners, Mamata tells Congress


July 18th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) Asking the Congress to pace up the coordination and consultations with its UPA allies on policy matters, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday said ... Read more...

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Defence estates official found dead in Lucknow


July 18th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 17 (IANS) A defence estates official was found dead under mysterious circumstances here Tuesday, police said.The official, identified as 46-year-old S.S. Grewal was posted here as the joint ... Read more...

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Terror suspect arrested in Kolkata


July 18th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) A member of the banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) having close links with the terrorist group Indian Mujahideen (IM) and suspected to be involved ... Read more...

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BJP ex-vice president Bal Apte dead


July 18th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Rashtriya Swayamasevak Sangh ideologue Bal Apte passed away here Tuesday following a lung ailment, according to a party official.He ... Read more...

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SUV rams into car, turns turtle in Delhi


July 18th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) At least three people travelling in two vehicles here had a miraculous escape after a sport utility vehicle (SUV) jumped a traffic signal, hit a ... Read more...

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Judge orders drinks to help witness spur his memory


July 18th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) A judge during a murder trial in Germany had to order drinks for a homeless alcoholic whose withdrawal symptoms started to affect his memory while testifying ... Read more...

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TDP to abstain in presidential election


July 18th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 17 (IANS) The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Tuesday night decided to abstain from voting in the presidential election scheduled to be held on Thursday.The main opposition party ... Read more...

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Kids’ bodies recovered from 700-year-old Mexican grave


July 18th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) Archaeologists in Mexico City have discovered skulls and other bones of 15 human beings from a mysterious mass grave, most of them of children of travelling ... Read more...

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Odisha receives 18 percent less rainfall


July 18th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 17 (IANS) The rainfall received in Odisha this monsoon so far was 18 percent below normal, an official said Tuesday.The state received a total of 316.2 mm ... Read more...

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Essar Oil told to pay Rs.1,000 crore dues to Gujarat (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday directed Essar Oil to pay by July 31 Rs.1,000 crore to the Gujarat government as its dues towards value added tax ... Read more...

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Sultry Tuesday, no rain likely till July 19 (Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Delhi residents' hopes for cooling monsoon showers were dashed on a sultry Tuesday and the Met. office said the city can expect two more days ... Read more...

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Bihar registers highest growth rate of 16.71 percent


July 17th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 17 (IANS) Bihar recorded its highest growth rate of 16.71 percent during 2011-2012 thanks to a record in foodgrain production, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi said ... Read more...

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Evolve national consensus to solve Kashmir problem: Mufti


July 17th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 17 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Tuesday underlined the need to evolve a national consensus to solve ... Read more...

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Guwahati to have police commissioner system: Gogoi


July 17th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 17 (IANS) Assam's main city Guwahati will soon have a commissioner of police to deal with the rising crime graph, especially after last week's molestation incident, Chief Minister ... Read more...

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World Squash: India go down to Egypt in semis


July 17th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, July 17 (IANS) Title favourites and top seeds Egypt overwhelmed India 3-0, but not before surviving a tough fight in the semi-finals of the World Junior squash team championship ... Read more...

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Court gives CBI papers linked to Abhishek Verma’s case


July 17th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Some documents which were purportedly sent to a special court here by an NGO over a corruption case related to Abhishek Verma, an accused in ... Read more...

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Dhoni hoping for positive start for team in Sri Lanka


July 17th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) Admitting that break from cricket was very welcome, India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni emphasised the need to win the series against Sri Lanka that would help ... Read more...

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‘Molestation played out to shake Tarun Gogoi government’


July 17th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 17 (IANS) Assam farmers' leader Akhil Gogoi Tuesday claimed the molestation case here last week which shocked the nation was an "orchestrated game plan to destabilise" the Tarun ... Read more...

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Nitish Katara murder witness guilty of lying, says convict


July 17th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Vishal Yadav, convicted in the 2002 Nitish Katara murder case, Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that prosecution witness Ajay Katara should be prosecuted for ... Read more...

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Karnataka seeks Rs.2,000 crore central aid for drought relief


July 17th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar Tuesday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here and sought Rs. 2,000 crore to tackle severe drought in the state."The ... Read more...

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