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65-year-old woman killed in Delhi home


September 6th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) In yet another case, a 65-year-old woman was killed inside her residence by unidentified assailants during a robbery bid Wednesday here, police said.The incident took ... Read more...

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No need to be defensive on CAG report, Sonia tells party MPs (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Thursday told party MPs not to be defensive on the CAG report on coal block allocation as the government had ... Read more...

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Gandhi agreed Congress should not be defensive: MP


August 23rd, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Thursday met a group of party MPs and agreed with their view that the party should not be defensive about ... Read more...

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Six dead as heavy rains lash Jaipur


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 22 (IANS) At least six people died in a wall collapse and due to electrocution as heavy rains lashed the Rajasthan capital overnight, officials said Wednesday.The rains created ... Read more...

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Bengal ration shops to continue potato sales till prices fall (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) Prices of the humble potato, the common man's staple food, are likely to remain high till December, prompting the state government to continue selling the tuber ... Read more...

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Potato to be sold through ration shops in Bengal


July 25th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) Prices of the humble potato, the common man's staple vegetable, are likely to remain high till December and will be sold through ration shops till prices ... Read more...

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Molestation case: Police nabs two more


July 15th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 15 (IANS) Police have arrested two more suspected culprits from the group that publicly molested and stripped a teenage girl in the main city of Assam last Monday, ... Read more...

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Delhi cop attacked for honking


July 12th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) A 30-year-old constable was attacked here with bricks by three men for honking his bike's horn while trying to go past their stalled vehicle, police ... Read more...

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Bengal starts selling potatoes from ration shops


July 7th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) With the prices of potato soaring, the West Bengalgovernment Saturday started selling the tuber from ration shops in the city and satellite town of Salt Lake."We ... 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...

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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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Forces kill four militants in pre-dawn Assam raid


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 23 (IANS) A joint team of police and army killed four militants at a remote village in Assam's Dima Hasao district in the wee hours of Saturday.Dima Hasao ... Read more...

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Another explosion in Allahabad, five kids injured


June 7th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, June 7 (IANS) Five children were injured Thursday when a bomb went off in a village in this Uttar Pradesh district -- the second blast in about a fortnight, ... Read more...

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From apparel to laptop accessories, Satya Paul explores new avenues


June 7th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) After designing saris and gowns, Satya Paul, a known brand in fashion, has ventured into making accessories for laptops as they feel fashion is not ... Read more...

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Mamata Banerjee: A study in contrast (One year of Mamata)


May 20th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 20 (IANS) Mamata Banerjee's car still stops at all traffic signals, she still lives in a single-storey house in a dingy lane, and wears her trademark cotton ... Read more...

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Apex court takes over Rajiv assassins’ mercy pleas (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday transferred to itself petitions seeking commutation of the death sentence of the three assassins of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, on ... Read more...

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Four fall sick after consuming wild mushrooms in Assam


April 27th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 27 (IANS) At least four people fell ill after consuming wild mushrooms at Borhat under Sonari police station in Upper Assam's Sibsagar district Friday.The four ill persons belong ... Read more...

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Relatives create ruckus at Gurgaon’s Artemis Hospital


April 24th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 23 (IANS) Relatives of a patient created a ruckus at the multi-specialty Artemis Hospital here Monday, accusing the authorities of charging huge fees but not providing proper treatment ... Read more...

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Yesterday once more with Indian film fest in Russia


April 9th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) It'll be yesterday once more when 15 Bollywood movies including "3 Idiots", "Ishqiya" and "Fashion" are screened in Moscow and St. Petersburg at a film ... Read more...

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Delhi woman pushed by brothers from first floor, dies


March 30th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) In a freak accident, a 25-year-old girl died after being pushed from the first floor of her house by her two brothers when she tried ... Read more...

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Odisha gang rape: Activists demand women panel chief’s sacking


February 19th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 18 (IANS) Social and political activists Saturday staged a demonstration demanding dismissal of state women panel chairperson Jyoti Panigrahi for ruling out rape in her report on an ... Read more...

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No let up in Congress-Trinamool war of words (Newsletter from Bengal)


February 11th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 11 (IANS) The Congress and Trinamool Congress have again chosen to stay on the collision path over the release of central funds for the cash-strapped West Bengal ... Read more...

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Two minors gang raped in the capital


February 11th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Two minor girls were gang-raped in separate incidents in the capital, police said Friday.In the first incident, a minor girl was gangraped inside a moving ... Read more...

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Protests over Odisha women panel’s report on gang rape


February 7th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 7 (IANS) The head of the Odisha women's commission has come in for criticism over the panel's report on an alleged gang rape victim with opposition parties ... Read more...

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Odisha gang rape: Women panel seeks action against doctors


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 3 (IANS) Odisha's State Commission for Women (SCW) Friday has sought action against the doctors who neglected a woman who was allegedly gang-raped in state's Puri district in ... Read more...

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‘Where goddesses are worshipped, women are treated badly’ (With Image)


January 31st, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Television actress Sriti Jha, who plays the female lead in "Dil Se Di Dua...Saubhagyavati Bhava", says domestic violence is one of the most shameful things ... Read more...

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Noida cops to curb sound pollution


January 23rd, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Jan 23 (IANS) Delhi's satellite town Noida Monday became only the third city in the country where police will take action against noise pollution from generator sets, officials said.A ... Read more...

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BSF troopers suspended for torture, inquiry on


January 19th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) In the wake of a video showing a man being stripped and beaten along the India-Bangladesh border, the government Thursday said the Border Security Force ... Read more...

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Four bank employees jailed for Rs.1.7 crore fraud


December 26th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) Four former Central Bank of India officials have been sentenced to imprisonment with terms varying from five to six years by a Mumbai CBI Special Court ... Read more...

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MP wins sub-junior girls hockey


December 20th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rajnandgaon (Chhattisgarh), Dec 20 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy (MPHA) defeated Haryana 2-1 to lift the Sub-Junior Girls National Championship title here Tuesday.MPHA, who led 2-0 at half time, scored ... Read more...

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Abuses, obstacles make me stronger: Hazare


December 16th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Dec 16 (IANS) Anna Hazare Friday said abuses and obstacles from politicians was the secret of his energy and that he has gained two kg of weight since ... Read more...

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Why security for those who don’t deserve it, asks apex court


December 9th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday expressed concern over the taxpayers' money being spent on providing security to people who do not deserve it. "How much are we ... Read more...

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Court notice on plea against Telangana agitation


November 11th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the Andhra Pradesh government and the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) on two public suits complaining that normal ... Read more...

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Shammi Kapoor: Rocking and rolling down memory aisles (Tribute on his 80th birthday)


October 20th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The hills are still alive with the sounds of his music, the ebullient 'yahoo' resonates through the decades and the intense gaze has not dulled ... Read more...

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Police nab kidnappers of industrialist, recover money


October 13th, 2011 - 1:45 am ICT by IANS
Noida, Oct 13 (IANS) More than 20 days after a Noida-based industrialist Kapil Gupta was kidnapped, the Noida police in a joint operation with the Special Operations Group (SOG) of ... Read more...

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