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World Bank to support Bangladesh river project


September 21st, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 21 (IANS) The World Bank plans to restart negotiations on a $1.2 billion loan to Bangladesh for building a bridge over the Padma river.Friday's announcement comes after the ... Read more...

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I’ll not quit dancing: Esha Deol


August 11th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Esha Deol is hardly seen on the big screen, but the recently-married actress, a trained Odissi dancer, says she will never quit dance."It's (dance) a convention ... Read more...

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Two CRPF troopers killed in Chhattisgarh blast (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 7 (IANS) Two CRPF troopers were killed after Maoist guerrillas blew up their vehicle in Chhattisgarh Tuesday, police said.The IED blast occurred near Basaguda in Bijapur district, around ... Read more...

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Baby dies in Italy after being injected with milk


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, July 23 (IANS/AKI) Six staff members of a hospital in Rome were investigated Monday after a premature Filipino baby died when he was injected with artificial milk instead of ... Read more...

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Delhi has dry, hot Friday; Saturday may bring showers (Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Delhi missed out on rains Friday, like the entire week despite the weather office's forecast of heavy rains last week-end, and suffered a day of ... Read more...

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Wimbledon postponed by a week to let players rest


July 20th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Wimbledon will be moved back a week from 2015 to allow players extra rest after the French Open, organisers said.Play at Wimbledon currently starts ... Read more...

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Former DMK legislator arrested for rape, murder


July 14th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) Former DMK legislator M. Rajkumar was remanded to 14 days custody by a court here Friday for allegedly raping and murdering a 15-year-old girl who worked ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh killing issue rocks assembly


July 13th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 12 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh assembly witnessed uproarious scenes on the opening day of the monsoon session Thursday as the Congress and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party traded ... Read more...

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Getting married a comforting feeling: Mohit Chauhan


July 8th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) One of the perks of marriage is that you have someone to share your thougths with and someone to come back home to, says singer Mohit Chauhan ... Read more...

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Pre-monsoon showers cool Delhi, more rains in store


July 6th, 2012 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) After a series of hot days, pre-monsoon showers finally arrived Friday with showers in several parts of the capital. The Met department forecast more rain ... Read more...

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Rain eludes Delhi, power demand again peaks (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The rains again eluded Delhi Thursday leaving the residents sweltering in the heat and humidity as the weather department's forecast went awry. Respite is likely ... Read more...

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Capital to get 70 ambulances, 100 dialysis centres


July 5th, 2012 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The capital will get 70 ambulances and 100 hundred dialysis centres to provide quality health service to its citizens, said Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit here ... Read more...

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Hot, windy day in Delhi, rain likely Wednesday (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) It was hot and windy day in the national capital Tuesday with the skies partly cloudy and maximum temperature five notches above teh season's average ... Read more...

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Andre’s Mexican bash for children


July 3rd, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Singer Peter Andre will throw a party with a Mexican theme to celebrate his daughter Princess Tiaamii's birthday.The 39-year-old singer couldn't attend his five-year-old Princess' birthday ... Read more...

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Delhi has hot Tuesday, rain likely


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) It was a hot morning in the capital Tuesday with the minimum temperature settling a whopping six notches above the season's average at 32.6 degrees ... Read more...

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Kim, Kanye visit children’s hospital


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:36 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 3 (IANS) Rapper Kanye West and his girlfriend Kim Kardashian showed off their caring side by visiting Children's Hospital here.The couple took time out from its ... Read more...

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Sugar output pegged at 260 lakh tonnes


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Sugar production is estimated to touch 260 lakh tonnes in the current marketing year ending September, the Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) said Monday."It is ... Read more...

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Summer break extended in Delhi schools (Lead)


July 1st, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Thanks to the scorching summer heat, most schools in Delhi will now reopen July 9, a week behind schedule.The Delhi government Sunday directed all its ... Read more...

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Singing my ultimate dream: Veena Malik


July 1st, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Controversy's favourite child, Pakistani actress Veena Malik reveals that her heart craves to croon and that her dream has been to become a singer and ... Read more...

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Punjab primary school vacations extended due to heat wave


July 1st, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 1 (IANS) Punjab has extended summer vacations in its primary schools till July 9 in view of the searing heat conditions in the region. However, middle, high and ... Read more...

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Searing day, no rains for Delhi


July 1st, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The searing heat continued in the capital Sunday with the minimum temperature settling four notches above average at 31.4 degrees Celsius. With no rains expected, ... Read more...

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Thousands throw wine at each other in Spain fest


June 30th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Logrono (Spain), June 30 (IANS/EFE) Thousands of people took part Friday in the Haro Wine Battle in the Spanish Rioja region, during which they threw some 6,000 litres of wine ... Read more...

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UAE-Libya discuss bilateral relations


June 30th, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, June 29 (IANS) In a step to promote economic and investment relations, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Libya have held bilateral talks.The meeting was held between Saeed Obaid ... Read more...

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Railways tweak Tatkal rules to check misuse


June 30th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Concerned over large-scale complaints in the sale of Tatkal (emergency travel) tickets, the railways Friday announced changes in the procedure and timing of their sale.It ... Read more...

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Unesco to add Bethlehem to World’s Heritage List


June 30th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Ramallah, June 29 (IANS) The Unesco Friday decided to include the West Bank city of Bethlehem and the Church of Nativity in world's heritage list, reported Xinhua citing local media ... 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...

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UN gives $8 mn for Nepal’s peace process


June 30th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 29 (IANS) The UN Peacebuilding Fund Friday released $8 million for Nepal to help it tackle challenges surrounding its peace process.According to the Office of the Resident and ... Read more...

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Virbhadra to head Congress’ Himachal poll campaign


June 30th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 29 (IANS) The Congress Friday appointed former union minister Virbhadra Singh, who is facing corruption charges, as the chairman of party campaign committee in Himachal Pradesh in the ... Read more...

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Autistic teenager dies as tanning spray sets off fire


June 29th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) An autistic teenager in Britain died of significant burns after catching fire by self-tanning spray during his birthday party, according to police.Police are probing if the ... Read more...

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Chennai-Ennore Port road project to be done next year: Vasan


June 29th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 29 (IANS) The Rs.600 crore Chennai-Ennore Port road connectivity project will be completed next year, Union Shipping Minister G.K. Vasan said Friday.He said 32 percent of the project ... Read more...

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Singur farmers have the right to take back land: SUCI-C


June 29th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) Stating that the British-era Land Acquisition Act cannot be a yardstick for justice, the Socialist Unity Centre of India-Communist (SUCI-C) Friday said the farmers of ... Read more...

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Court rejects bail to accused in Mahi death case


June 29th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 29 (IANS) A local court Friday dismissed the bail application of Rohtash Singh, an accused in the Mahi death case and owner of the house at Kasan village ... Read more...

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Pawar to head EGoM on spectrum


June 29th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar will head the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) which will meet to take a decision on spectrum pricing, a ... Read more...

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UP to dole out unemployment allowance in July


June 29th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 29 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government will begin disbursing the unemployment allowance to applicants in the state from July, an official said Friday.A senior official told IANS that ... Read more...

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Political murders have come down in West Bengal: Mamata


June 29th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) Claiming that political murders have come down in the state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday lambasted the opposition Left Front for ruining the ... Read more...

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