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Court refuses to summon script of ‘Fashion’ film


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) A Delhi court has turned down a plea for issuing an order to present the script of filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar's movie "Fashion" on an author's ... Read more...

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Krishna assures Sarabjit’s family he will take up issue


August 17th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has assured the family of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian national on death row in Pakistan, that he would take up ... Read more...

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Fake placement agency busted, three arrested


July 29th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Three people, including a woman, were arrested for running a fake placement agency for household helps and cheating several people, including Rajya Sabha Secretary V.K. ... Read more...

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Holmes cancels red carpet appearance


July 29th, 2012 - 2:06 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 29 (IANS) Actress Katie Holmes was set to make her first planned public appearance since filing divorce from Tom Cruise, but she cancelled it.She was to ... Read more...

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Problems follow as floods recede in Assam


July 12th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Pajarbhanga (Barpeta), July 12 (IANS) Floods in Assam are almost over but not the problems of the victims.Most people in Pajarbhanga village, 15 km from Barpeta town in lower Assam, ... Read more...

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US wants ’significant’ naval ties with India to protect sea lanes


July 4th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 4 (IANS) Recognising India's growing maritime power, the United States wants to maintain a "significant" relationship with India to help provide stable and secure international commerce through the ... Read more...

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Shimla records second warmest July in 21 years


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 3 (IANS) The Queen of Hills, as Shimla was fondly called by the British, recorded the second warmest July of the past 21 years, a Met official ... Read more...

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Warming Himachal hills portend rains?


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 3 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh Tuesday were warm due to the continuing dry spell, with the state's Una town recording a high of 40.2 degrees Celsius, ... Read more...

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Allegations against force stereotypical: CRPF chief


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Monday dismissed allegations that its anti-Maoist operation had led to the killing of innocent villagers in Chattisgarh last week, ... Read more...

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Ex-soldier scripts kidnap of son for ransom


July 2nd, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 2 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Police are looking for a dismissed Indian Army soldier for scripting the kidnap of his son in Bulandshahr district.Bulandshahr is about 400 km from ... Read more...

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Boca defender to play in Libertadores


July 1st, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 1 (IANS) Fiorentina has reportedly granted permission to newly contracted defender Facundo Roncaglia to remain at Boca Juniors until after the Copa Libertadores final.Roncaglia's contract with ... Read more...

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Hot weather continues in Himachal hills


June 30th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 30 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh Saturday continued to experience warm weather due to the delayed monsoon, with the state's Paonta Sahib town recording a high of ... Read more...

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Monsoon still playing hide-and-seek


June 30th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) As the monsoon continues to elude large parts of the country, northwest India has been worst hit, receiving 63 percent less rainfall than normal.Except east ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Monsoon in Himachal delayed by over a week


June 28th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 28 (IANS) The arrival of the southwest monsoon in Himachal Pradesh would be delayed by over a week, the weather office here said Thursday."There is no possibility ... Read more...

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Two injured as chain snatcher opens fire in Delhi


June 28th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Two passers-by were shot by a snatcher who opened fire when he fell from his bike in a desperate attempt to flee after snatching a ... Read more...

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UP cane farmers team to visit Australia, Fiji and Mauritus


June 28th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 27 (IANS) A 25-member delegation of farmers from Uttar Pradesh would soon be visiting countries like Australia, Fiji and Mauritius to study the use of advanced technology to ... Read more...

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Three monks killed in Jaipur car accident


June 28th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 27 (IANS) At least three monks were killed while three others were critically injured when the car they were travelling in collided with a truck in Rajasthan's Jaipur ... Read more...

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Don’t scrap wind power banking: Manufacturers tell Tamil Nadu


June 28th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 27 (IANS) The Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturers Association (IWTMA) has asked the Tamil Nadu government to call a meeting of stake-holders in wind energy sector in the state ... Read more...

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Two held for digging illegal borewell in Gurgaon


June 28th, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 27 (IANS) Three days after a four-year-old girl, Mahi, died trapped in a borewell at Kasan village in Gurgaon district, two people were held for illegally digging a ... Read more...

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Junior doctors end 14-day strike in Bihar


June 28th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Patna, June 27 (IANS) Junior doctors of Bihar's premier medical institution - the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) - ended their 14-day long strike Wednesday after the state government ... Read more...

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IIT Council’s decision hasty: Super 30 founder


June 28th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Patna, June 27 (IANS) The IIT Council's move to give 20 percent weightage to Class 12 board marks is a hasty decision, Anand Kumar, founder of 'Super 30', which provides ... Read more...

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Three arrested for kidnapping child in Delhi


June 28th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) A 48-year-old woman was arrested along with her two associates and a one-year-old child recovered from their possession here, police said Wednesday.Sunita, a resident of ... Read more...

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Runaway bride returns home to new toilet in Uttar Pradesh


June 28th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Maharajganj, June 27 (IANS) A young woman, who ran away from her in-laws' house for its lack of toilet, returned Wednesday -- to the same house with an ultra-modern toilet ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

More Emirates flights to Saudi Arabia


June 27th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 27 (IANS/WAM) Emirates will use 73 additional flights to Saudi Arabia during Ramadan, it was announced Wednesday.The services will be avaliable from July 20 to Sep 1."We expect ... Read more...

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Another Rajasthan woman wants annulment of child marriage


June 27th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 27 (IANS) Another woman in Rajasthan has requested the authorities to annul her marriage which was solemnised when she was a child and sought permission to live with ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Standard Chartered Equity invests Rs.130 crore in Karaikal port


June 27th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 27 (IANS) Karaikal port's operating company Karaikal Port Private Ltd. Wednesday announced an investment of Rs.130 crore by Standard Chartered Private Equity (Mauritius) Ltd. by way of primary ... Read more...

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Two killed in Delhi wall collapse


June 27th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Two labourers Wednesday died on the spot when an under-construction wall of a drain collapsed here, police said.The accident took place around 10 a.m. in ... Read more...

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Patnaik leaves for Delhi to back Sangma


June 27th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 27 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik left for New Delhi from here Wednesday to be present while former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma filed his nomination ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Corluka joins Lokomotiv Moscow


June 27th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Lokomotiv Moscow football club announced Wednesday they have signed Croatian defender Vedran Corluka from Tottenham Hotspur on a three-year deal.Corluka arrives fresh from his country's ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

ICC declines to make DRS mandatory, retains current format


June 27th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 27 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) executive board Wednesday rejected its chief executives' committee's (CEC) decision to make the controversial Decision Review System (DRS) mandatory for ... Read more...

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Coffee reduces risk of heart failure


June 27th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) Two mugs of coffee a day could help keep the heart healthy, according to a study.With up to 40 percent of those affected dying within a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Farmer arrested with 12 kg opium in Delhi


June 27th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) A 28-year-old farmer from Madhya Pradesh who trafficked drugs for clients in Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi was arrested with 12 kg of opium worth ... Read more...

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Hitting the gym boosts your libido


June 27th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) Middle aged men who exercise get a boost to their sex drive, a higher sperm count and stronger erections, a study has found.Losing weight reduces the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

iberry to launch low cost 3G tablet in July


June 27th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Chennai-based iberry India will launch a low cost 3G tablet loaded with Google's latest operating system Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich -- Auxus AX03G -- ... Read more...

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Delhi court asks police to protect blind man from ex-wife


June 27th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the city police to protect a blind man and his minor daughter from his former wife who has threatened ... Read more...

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