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Kerala a friendly place for manufacturing units: Apollo Tyres


September 13th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 13 (IANS) Contrary to general perception, Kerala is a friendly place to locate manufacturing units, Apollo Tyres Chairman Onkar S. Kanwar said Thursday.He said labour unions in the ... Read more...

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Dry spell may upset Himachal’s applecart


July 25th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 25 (IANS) The long dry spell during the monsoon season may see apple production in Himachal Pradesh falling by 20 percent from the projected 25 million boxes ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh peace process with Maoists hangs in balance


June 6th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 6 (IANS) With only a few minor level Maoists released from jail by the Chhattisgarh government so far, the fate of the peace process initiated during negotiations for ... Read more...

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Security forces on alert as Maoists protest


June 1st, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 1 (IANS) In view of a Maoists protest week from Friday, security forces in Chhattisgarh went on high alert fearing violence by the guerrillas.The operation of passenger and ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh to resume hunt for Maoists


May 24th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 24 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has decided to resume Operation Green Hunt against Maoists, suspended after the rebels abducted Collector Alex Paul Menon in April, Home Minister Nankiram ... Read more...

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President’s Cup: Boxer Devendro loses final to settle for silver


May 7th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Almaty (Kazakhstan), May 7 (IANS) India's Olympic-bound boxer L Devendro Singh (49kg) lost the title clash to Cuban boxer Yosvany Veitia and settled for the silver medal in the President's ... Read more...

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Indian boxer Devendro in finals of President’s Cup


May 6th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Almaty (Kazakhstan), May 6 (IANS) India's L. Devendro Singh entered the finals of 49 kg at the President's Cup boxing event here Sunday.The 20-year-old triumphed over his more experienced opponent, ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh names two mediators for Menon’s release


April 24th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 24 (IANS) With just a day to go for the Maoist deadline, the Chhattisgarh government Tuesday named two former chief secretaries to negotiate with the guerrillas who ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh slows down anti-Maoist drive till Menon’s release


April 23rd, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 23 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has virtually called a halt to its anti-Maoist offensive till Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon is released from captivity, official sources ... Read more...

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498 killed in Maoist violence since March 2010: Chhattisgarh


March 28th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 28 (IANS) As many as 498 people were killed in Maoist violence in Chhattisgarh since March 2010, the state assembly was informed Wednesday.Maoists, who are locally called Naxals, ... Read more...

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Irfan stars as Baroda beat Punjab in Mushtaq Ali final


March 27th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) All-rounder Irfan Pathan played a cameo with the bat and then starred with the ball to help Baroda beat Punjab by eight runs in the ... Read more...

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Indian academician to head Commonwealth of Learning


February 19th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Former pro-vice chancellor of Indira Gandhi National Open University(IGNOU) Asha Kanwar is to head the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), an internationally renowned educational organisation, the ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh cabinet reshuffled (Lead)


February 18th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 18 (IANS) In a sudden decision, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Saturday reshuffled portfolios of his five ministerial colleagues, giving the coveted industry portfolio to his ... Read more...

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Accused in multi-million fraud arrested


January 29th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 29 (IANS) The Rajasthan Police have arrested the main accused in a multi-million fraud and his wife from Bangkok with Interpol's help and brought them back to ... Read more...

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Himachal apple yield looks ruddy again


January 25th, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 25 (IANS) Bountiful snowfall in Himachal Pradesh, the country's prominent apple basket, has brought cheer to growers after a season of dismal production. Good snow at this ... Read more...

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Husband, wife commit suicide


January 25th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 24 (IANS) Apparently depressed over frequent spats due to financial problems, a 50-year old man and his wife committed suicide by setting themselves ablaze in Rajasthan's churu district, ... Read more...

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Industrialist’s kidnapped son untraced in Chhattisgarh


December 26th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 26 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Police are clueless about the whereabouts of the 16-year-old son of a leading industrialist who was kidnapped Dec 15 in full public view when ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh arrests 66 poachers


December 24th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 23 (IANS) As many as 66 people were arrested in Chhattisgarh on charges of poaching since January 2010, Home Minister Nankiram Kanwar informed the state assembly Friday."A total ... Read more...

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Congress walks out in Chhattisgarh house over girl’s killing


December 23rd, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 23 (IANS) Opposition Congress members staged a walk-out Friday from the Chhattisgarh assembly, alleging that a poor minor tribal girl was killed by several policemen in a ... Read more...

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Essar channelised money to Maoists: Chhattisgarh


December 16th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 16 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government admitted Friday that Essar Group had handed over Rs.15 lakh to a local contractor in the state to pass on to Maoist ... Read more...

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Ranji Trophy: Mukund’s double ton takes Tamil Nadu to 693/8


December 14th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Abhinav Mukund smashed a double century (220) as Tamil Nadu piled up 693/8 against Gujarat on the third day of their Ranji Trophy Elite League ... Read more...

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Ranji Trophy: Mukund puts Tamil Nadu in strong position


December 13th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Centuries by Abhinav Mukund and Subramaniam Badrinath have put Tamil Nadu in the driver's seat against hosts Gujarat on the opening day of the Ranji ... Read more...

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Ranji Trophy: Ravindra Jadeja strikes triple ton against Orissa


November 4th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Ravindra Jadeja's triple century powered Saurashtra to 545 in their first innings against Orissa at Cuttack on the second day of Ranji Trophy elite division ... Read more...

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Ranji Trophy: Rohit Sharma, Manoj Tiwary hit unbeaten tons


November 3rd, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) International cricketers Rohit Sharma and Manoj Tiwari struck form straightaway, scoring unbeaten centuries while promising Punjab batsman Mandeep Singh and Himachal Pradesh's Paras Dogra also ... Read more...

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CLT20 scoreboard: Mumabi Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore


October 10th, 2011 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 9 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard of the Champions League T20 final betwen Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore here Sunday.Mumbai Indians:Aiden Blizzard (run out Aravind/Karthik) ... Read more...

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CLT 20 Scoreboard: Mumbai Indians vs Somerset


October 9th, 2011 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 8 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard of the Champions League T-20 semi-final between the Mumbai Indians and Somerset here Saturday. Mumbai Indians: Aiden Blizzard b Karthik 54 Sarul ... Read more...

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Congress appoints office bearers in Chhattisgarh


October 4th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday reconstituted its team of office bearers in Chhattisgarh, appointing seven vice-presidents, 11 general secretaries and naming party treasurer Motilal Vora and ... Read more...

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CLT20 scoreboard: Mumbai Indians vs New South Blues


October 2nd, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 2 (IANS) Scoreboard of the Champions League match between Mumbai Indians and New South Blues here Sunday:Mumbai Indians: Aiden Blizzard b Clark 1 Sarul Kanwar c O'Keefe ... Read more...

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Mumbai set Cobras 177-run target in rain-hit tie


September 30th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 30 (IANS) A spirited Mumbai Indians late Friday set a 177-run target for Cape Cobras from South Africa in rain-hit Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) match at the Chinnaswamy ... Read more...

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Injury-hit Mumbai Indians allowed five foreign players


September 22nd, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) With as many as eight players, including Sachin Tendulkar, sidelined owing to injuries or otherwise not available, Mumbai Indians Thursday were permitted to field five ... Read more...

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Religious brotherhood: Muslims craft ‘kanwars’ for Hindu pilgrims (Feature)(With Image)


August 13th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sultanganj, Aug 13 (IANS) Tens of thousands of Hindu pilgrims are seen slinging these wooden structures, called 'kanwars', across their shoulders at this time of the year in an act of ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh ministers appear for ‘test’ before Gadkari


August 11th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 11 (IANS) As many as six senior ministers of Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have appeared for a "performance test" before party president Nitin Gadkari in ... Read more...

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Ambika Soni, Tewari in Congress’ Punjab coordination panel


May 11th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Union ministers Ambika Soni and Ashwani Kumar and party spokesman Manish Tewari have been included in the Congress' Punjab coordination committee, a party release ... Read more...

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Extended chill may upset Himachal’s applecart


April 16th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 16 (IANS) Extended winter in Himachal Pradesh may turn apple production sour this season. Farmers are praying for sunny days as extremely low temperatures have started to ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh announces judicial probe into Dantewada arson


April 1st, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 31 (IANS) Amid rising protests, Chhattisgarh Home Minister Nankiram Kanwar Thursday announced a judicial probe into alleged atrocities by policemen in three villages in Dantewada district this ... Read more...

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