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Thousands march in Mumbai to protest violence (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Thousands of MNS supporters defied police Tuesday to take to the streets here to denounce the Aug 11 violence in the city that had left ... Read more...

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Ketan Mehta finalises Nawazuddin for ‘Mountain Man’


August 17th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Director Ketan Mehta has chosen Nawazuddin Siddhiqui to act in his upcoming film "Mountain Man", a biopic on a Bihar-based labourer who did the herculean task ... Read more...

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Olympics: Gold for Tunisia’s Mellouli in marathon swimming


August 10th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Tunisia's Oussama Mellouli won his second medal of the London Olympics with victory in the gruelling men's 10-kilometre marathon swim Friday.Mellouli finished the open-water swim ... Read more...

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Olympic swimming: Hungary’s Risztov powers to gold in marathon


August 9th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Hungarian swimmer Eva Risztov had the stamina to beat the field in the women's 10-kilometre open water swimming Thursday after a close finish in Hyde ... Read more...

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Collapsed walker is Olympic hero


August 5th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian walker who collapsed while chasing a medal at the Olympics is a true example of heroism, the head of the Russian Olympic ... Read more...

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One hurt in low-intensity blasts in Pune (Third Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Pune/New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) On the day Sushilkumar Shinde assumed office as the union home minister, four low-intensity explosions hit Pune city in his home state Maharashtra, injuring one ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Olympic Countdown has begun. It is Day 0.


July 27th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) The blue ticket counters surrounding Olympic Park opened at 8 a.m. local time. There were long serpentine queues with many having came before the break ... Read more...

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Auto, taxi fare charges likely to increase in Delhi


July 25th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) People may have to shell out more to travel by autos and taxis as the government may allow increase in the fares in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cross-channel swimmer dies on maiden attempt


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) A 45-year-old swimmer had just one kilometre left to go when he died while attempting the 21-mile-long crossing of the English Channel for the first time ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Break in at Bachchan home (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) The Bachchan family had some anxious moments after a man broke into their house Jalsa."Spent some anxious moments yesterday since we had a break in! The ... Read more...

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Break in at Big B’s house


July 22nd, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) The Bachchan family had some anxious moments after someone broke into their house Jalsa."Spent some anxious moments yesterday since we had a break in! The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jockeying for power in Karnataka delays leadership change


July 10th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) hopes for a smooth leadership change in Karnataka were dashed Tuesday as supporters of outgoing chief minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Syria admits shooting down Turkish warplane


June 23rd, 2012 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, June 23 (IANS) Syria Saturday confirmed having shot down a Turkish fighter jet which had entered the Syrian airspace earlier Friday.A Turkish fighter jet had penetrated the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New force can propel asteroids onto earth’s path


June 4th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) You might not be safe from asteroid hits even if state-of-the-art NASA tracking systems are in place, because the 'Yarkovsky effect' can force these objects out ... Read more...

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Thousands join Ranvir Sena chief’s funeral


June 2nd, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 2 (IANS) Thousands Saturday joined the funeral procession of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh 'Mukhiya', whose killing in Bihar a day earlier sparked widespread violence.Singh, in his 70s, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Odisha intensifies probe into jumbo killings


May 8th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 8 (IANS) Odisha Tuesday intensified a probe into the alleged killing of elephants in the state's Similipal National Park after the recovery of decomposed body parts, bones and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Four elephant carcasses found in park


May 7th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 7 (IANS) Poachers have struck again in Odisha's Simlipal National Park with carcasses of four more elephants, apparently poisoned, recovered from the reserve, officials said Monday.The incident has ... Read more...

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Patnaik shocked at Odisha student’s killing in US (Lead)


April 22nd, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 21 (IANS) Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Saturday expressed shock over the murder in the US of a 24-year-old student from Odisha."I am deeply shocked by the brutal and ... Read more...

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Patnaik shocked at Odisha student’s killing in US


April 21st, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 21 (IANS) Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Saturday expressed shock over the murder i n the US of a 24-year-old student from Odisha."I am deeply shocked by the brutal ... Read more...

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Five stabbed by unidentified assailants in Lucknow


March 31st, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 31 (IANS) Unidentified bike borne assailants early Saturday stabbed five people in the Uttar Pradesh state capital, police said.According to the police, the incidents took place in the ... Read more...

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Chavan says Shivaji memorial in sea is on


March 20th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has asserted that the proposed Chhatrapati Shivaji memorial will come up in the Arabian Sea and the state would suggest amendments ... Read more...

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Lack of facilities hinders primary education in Azamgarh (With Images)


March 10th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh), March 10 (IANS) Even as Uttar Pradesh elected a new government in the hope for change, people of Azamgarh, especially its teachers, hope poor roads and electricity ... Read more...

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Force India’s Hulkenberg sets second fastest time in Barcelona


February 22nd, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, Feb 22 (IANS) Sahara Force India's Nico Hulkenberg drove 97 laps on the first day of the second pre-season testing here, finishing second fastest to compatriot and defending champion ... Read more...

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Terrorist was ‘very well trained’, says Chidambaram (Second Lead)


February 14th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Tuesday that the lone motorcyclist who tried to assassinate an Israeli diplomat's wife here was "a very well trained ... Read more...

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Sleazegate: BJP, opposition spar over three ministers


February 9th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka and opposition parties Thursday stepped up their attack on each other over action against three sleazegate ministers ... Read more...

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Indonesia issues tsunami alert after 7.6 quake


January 11th, 2012 - 4:29 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Jan 11 (IANS) Indonesia early Wednesday issued a tsunami warning after an undersea quake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale rocked the country's northern Aceh province.The tremor hit the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bangalore civic body caught in Rs.15 bn scandal


December 4th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 4 (IANS) This tech hub that has been voted in a global survey as the best city to live in India could have been a much better ... Read more...

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Paraplegic Deepa aims for medal at World Games


December 2nd, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Wheelchair-bound paraplegic athlete Deepa Malik is aiming to win a medal ahead of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, with an eye on the mega ... Read more...

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Desisa, Kabuu crowned winners of Airtel Delhi Half Marathon


November 27th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia clocked 59 minutes 30 seconds to win the men's event in the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon while Kenya's Lucy Wangui Kabuu ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Gunshots reported near White House


November 12th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 12 (IANS) Shots were reportedly fired between the White House and the Washington Monument, about a kilometre away, but officials did't think there is a link to the ... Read more...

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Mcphee to lead charity walk


November 10th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 10 (IANS) Singer Katharine Mcphee is set to walk across Brooklyn Bridge to raise funds for a children's charity.The 27-year-old "Unbroken" hitmaker will join hundreds of participants ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Central Railway turns 60 Saturday


November 4th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 4 (IANS) Steeped in rich history synonymous with the development of Mumbai as the country's commercial capital, the Central Railway, headquartered here but catering to a large part ... Read more...

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Kashmir governor, cabinet secretary discusses development, security


October 23rd, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) Flagship development schemes and matters related to internal and external security were the focus of discussions Sunday between a central government team led by Cabinet Secretary ... Read more...

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Over 40,000 students to participate in Salwan marathon


October 19th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) It is that time of the year again when school children across the country will put on their running shoes to participate in the much ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pakistan wants road connectivity with Tajikistan


October 10th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said he would take up the Pakistan-Tajikistan road project with Afghan President Hamid Karzai.Gilani was talking to Gilgit-Baltistan Governor ... Read more...

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