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Special team to probe Karnataka terror suspects’ links


September 1st, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 1 (IANS) The Karnataka crime branch Saturday set up a special team to investigate the terror links of a dozen youths arrested this week and unravel their plans ... Read more...

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Chronology of major Indian train accidents since 2000


July 30th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) In one of India's worst train tragedies and the biggest this year, at least 35 passengers were killed, most of them in their sleep, and ... Read more...

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40 entries for Monsoon Challenge Rally


July 18th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 18 (IANS) The Bangalore to Goa Monsoon Challenge Rally organised by Mahindra and Mahindra in association with Apollo Tyres has attracted 40 entries and will be flagged off ... Read more...

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US Navy operations chief in India


April 23rd, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) US Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Jonathan Greenert began a five-day visit to India Monday to explore possibilities of bilateral cooperation between the two navies ... Read more...

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Syndicate Bank opens 108 branches in a day


March 31st, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 31 (IANS) Setting a record of sorts, state-run Syndicate Bank Saturday opened 108 new branches across 15 states and Andaman & Nicobar islands simultaneously through the electronic route ... Read more...

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Indian Navy to focus on manpower, operational assets


October 14th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) With its force levels set to increase by at least 15 per cent over the next five years, the Indian Navy is to focus ... Read more...

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Goa joins Karnataka to counter Fukushima-type disaster


August 5th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 5 (IANS) Goa has teamed up with Karnataka to work on a joint strategy to counter nuclear radiation in case of a leak at the Kaiga atomic power ... Read more...

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Indian Navy saves Chinese ship from pirates (Roundup)


May 6th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Prompt action by the Indian Navy staved off a pirate attack on a Chinese cargo vessel far out in the Arabian Sea, forcing the brigands ... Read more...

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Indian Navy thwarts pirate attack; rescues Chinese vessel, crew (Lead, with Images)


May 6th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) An attack by Somali pirates on a Chinese cargo ship with 24 crew members on board in the Arabian Sea was successfully thwarted by Indian ... Read more...

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Indian Navy foils pirate attack on Chinese vessel


May 6th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) India said Friday its warships and military aircraft had foiled a pirate attack on a Chinese cargo vessel with 24 crew members on board ... Read more...

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Kaiga’s third atomic unit reactivated


April 20th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 20 (IANS) The third unit of the Kaiga atomic power generating station near Karwar in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka has been reactivated and was linked to the ... Read more...

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India to order eight minesweepers from South Korea


April 17th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) India is all set to place an order with a South Korean shipyard for building eight minesweepers for its navy in its quest to overhaul its ... Read more...

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Kaiga n-plant was shut over false alarm: Official (Lead)


April 10th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 10 (IANS) Everything is safe at the Kaiga atomic power station and it was a false alarm that led to the shutting down of its third reactor on ... Read more...

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Kaiga n-plant was shut over false alarm: Official


April 10th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 10 (IANS) The fire alarm which shut the third reactor of the Kaiga atomic power station Friday was erranous, an official said Sunday, ruling out any fire mishap."Preliminary ... Read more...

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Safety plans in place at Kaiga atomic unit in Karnataka


March 14th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 14 (IANS) Multi-level safety measures have been put in place at the state-run Kaiga atomic power station in the coastal Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka, a senior official ... Read more...

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Headmaster, teacher held for boy’s death in Karnataka


January 11th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 11 (IANS) A headmaster and a physical instructor of a private school in Uttara Kannada district were arrested Tuesday for the death of a 14-year-old student who collapsed after being ... Read more...

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Karnataka put on high alert over year-end terror threat


December 27th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 27 (IANS) Police and paramilitary forces in Karnataka, particularly in the coastal areas, have been placed on high alert following warnings of possible terror strikes in the coming days, ... Read more...

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Padukone, Powell lead Queen’s Baton Relay


September 2nd, 2010 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) The Queen's Baton Relay for the Commonwealth Games was welcomed in Bangalore Thursday by school children, sports enthusiasts and sports stars. The baton, which arrived here from Mysore, ... Read more...

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13 more check posts to curb illegal mining in Karnataka


September 1st, 2010 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 31 (IANS) The Karnataka government is setting up 13 more check posts to curb illegal mining and transportation of iron ore from the state, Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa said Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Powell, Padukone to lead CWG Baton Relay in Bangalore


August 26th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 26 (IANS) Olympian Kenneth Powell and badminton legend Prakash Padukone will lead the Queen's Baton Relay, a Commonwealth Games tradition, in Bangalore Sep 2. The baton reaches Karnataka Sep 1 from ... Read more...

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Landslide blocks movement of Konkan Railway trains on west coast


July 27th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): Thousands of passengers were have been left stranded after a landslide blocked movement of trains on the Konkan Railway route near Ratnagiri.Heavy rainfall along the west coast ... Read more...

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43 major train tragedies in two decades (Lead)


July 19th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) There have been at least 43 major train tragedies, including accidents and terror attacks, since 1990 in India, where railways run over 19,000 trains every day. In the ... Read more...

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Opposition girding up to take on Maharashtra government


July 10th, 2010 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) An aggressive opposition is preparing to take on Maharashtra's Democratic Front government on a range of issues, including price rise, the boundary dispute with Karnataka ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray fumes over boundary issue


July 9th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray Friday accused the central government of betraying the state over the border row with Karnataka and said Marathi leaders in ... Read more...

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Maharashtra parties fume over boundary row


July 7th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Political parties in Maharashtra Wednesday slammed a central government affidavit in the Supreme Court Tuesday that said the Marathi-speaking areas bordering Maharashtra and Karnataka belonged to the latter.In ... Read more...

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Hegde and issues that forced his resignation


June 25th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 25 (IANS) From a university hockey player to crusader against corruption, N. Santosh Hegde, who quit as the Karnataka Lok Ayukta (ombudsman) Wednesday, has had an eventful journey. Son of ... Read more...

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Maharashtra parties criticize Yeddyurappa’s second capital status for Belgaum announcement


April 13th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 13 (ANI): Political parties in Maharashtra have criticized Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa's announcement about giving second capital status to Belgaum.Leaders of the Congress, Shiv Sena and Nationalist ... Read more...

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US Navy Chief Admiral Roughead given Guard of Honour


April 12th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 12 (ANI): Visiting US Navy Chief Admiral Gary Roughead received a Guard of Honour in New Delhi on Monday on his six-day visit to India to explore ways to ... Read more...

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US Navy chief to arrive in Delhi Sunday


April 9th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Ahead of the annual India-US naval 'Malabar' exercise, the chief of the US Navy, Admiral Dary Roughead, would arrive in New Delhi Sunday. Roughead would be given a ... Read more...

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What makes Yeddyurappa blow his top (Letter from Bangalore)


February 5th, 2010 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnik Bangalore, Feb 5 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa is known for his short temper. And he is showing it much too often these days - apparently weighed down ... Read more...

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Chop hands of those who attack religious places: Yeddyurappa


January 27th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 27 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, under attack over frequent vandalisation of churches in the state, Wednesday said hands of those who indulge in such acts should be "cut ... Read more...

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Kaiga incident is not a nuclear leak: Prithviraj Chavan


November 29th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
By Shreeraj Gudi New Delhi / Karwar, Nov 29 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Science and Technology Prithviraj Singh Chavan said here on Sunday that the Kaiga incident is not a ... Read more...

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Railways to set up museum in memory of 26/11 victims


November 21st, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Union Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday announced the setting up of a museum here in memory of the victims of last year's Mumbai terror attacks. Launching three new ... Read more...

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Two Sanatan Sanstha members arrested in Goa blast case (Second Lead)


October 31st, 2009 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 31 (IANS) Two more Sanatan Sanstha associates, including an MBA, were arrested in Goa Saturday in connection with the Diwali eve blast in Margao in which two members of the ... Read more...

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Two arrested for Goa blast (Lead)


October 31st, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 31 (IANS) Two people hailing from Karnataka were arrested in Goa Saturday in connection with the Diwali eve blast in Margao in which two members of the Hindu group Sanatan ... Read more...

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