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Mukherjee’s priority - to return Rashtrapati Bhavan library to pristine glory


September 9th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Books, books and more books - over 15,000 of them stacked in wooden and steel almirahs, gathering dust and grime due to disuse and ... Read more...

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Stunning ride by Contador turns Vuelta on its head


September 6th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 6 (IANS) Span's Alberto Contador launched an astonishing attack to win the 17th stage of the Vuelta de Espana (Tour of Spain) cycle race and also to replace ... Read more...

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Blast in Imphal, two troopers injured (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 5 (IANS) Two security personnel were injured in a bomb blast triggered Wednesday by suspected militants in the Manipur capital, police said. A security alert has been sounded.The ... Read more...

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Moscow raceway targets MotoGP standard


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's first international-standard racetrack will be extended and modified in a project to make the circuit suitable for hosting a MotoGP round, circuit manager Ekaterina ... 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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Bihar clears Ganga Expressway Project


August 8th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 8 (IANS) The Bihar government has approved the much awaited Ganga Expressway project along the banks of the Ganga in Patna modelled on Mumbai's Marine Drive."The cabinet late ... Read more...

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Four killed in Russian chopper crash


July 5th, 2012 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least four people have been confirmed dead after a helicopter crashed near an airfield in Russia's Far East Yakutia region, UTair airlines said ... Read more...

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Reel revenge saga leads to outrage in real life Wasseypur (With Image)


July 4th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Wasseypur (Jharkhand), July 4 (IANS) The critically acclaimed "Gangs of Wasseypur", a gritty celluloid saga of the coal mafia and blood thirsty vengeance, may have set the cash registers ringing, ... Read more...

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Weather improves, Amarnath pilgrims allowed towards shrine (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) As the weather improved along the north Kashmir Baltal route of the Amarnath Yatra, the authorities Monday afternoon allowed the movement of pilgrims towards the ... Read more...

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Vaishno Devi pilgrimage resumes after forest fire (Lead)


June 23rd, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 23 (IANS) Pilgrimage to the Hindu shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi near Jammu resumed Saturday morning after it was suspended due to a forest fire.The fire broke out ... Read more...

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Vaishno Devi pilgrimage suspended due to forest fire


June 23rd, 2012 - 3:16 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 23 (IANS): Pilgrimage to the Hindu shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi near Jammu was suspended late Friday due to a forest fire which spread over and reached near ... Read more...

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Kanwar Yatra not to go beyond Haridwar


June 19th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, June 19 (IANS) In a major move to decongest traffic during the month-long yatra by Shiva devotees, the Uttarakhand government Tuesday announced that Kanwariyas will not be allowed to ... Read more...

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Young CM reaches out to people of Jammu and Kashmir


June 7th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 7 (IANS) When Omar Abdullah became the youngest chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir at the age of 39 in 2009, his political opponents targeted him for "inexperience ... Read more...

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Delhi commuters face tough time due to shutdown


May 31st, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The nationwide shutdown against the fuel price hike hit traffic in several parts of the city Thursday with commuters facing a tough time ... Read more...

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Two killed, 37 injured in Kashmir road accident


May 16th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 16 (IANS) Two people were killed and 37 others injured Wednesday when an overloaded bus turned turtle en route to Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Srinagar.According to police, ... Read more...

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When Shah Rukh played a racing driver (Movie Snippets)


May 11th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan unveiled a range of limited edition Tag Heuer watches along with Formula One driver Karun Chandok and recalled his role as ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Clos to replace Karthikeyan for opening Spanish GP practice


May 9th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, May 9 (IANS) HRT reserve driver Dani Clos will replace Narain Karthikeyan for Friday's opening practice session of the Formula One Spanish Grand Prix.Spanish driver Clos will step into ... Read more...

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Maoists to release collector Thursday (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 2 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas Wednesday said they will release kidnapped Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon Thursday.In a message to some media organisations, the rebels said Menon, in ... Read more...

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Measles kills four kids, affects over 80 in Odisha


April 30th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 30 (IANS) An outbreak of measles has killed four children and affected over 80 people - mostly young ones aged below five - in Odisha's Rayagada district in ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi visits drought-hit Maharashtra district (Lead)


April 28th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi arrived in Satara town Saturday morning for a visit to nearby drought-hit areas of Maharashtra, an official said.Accompanied by Chief ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi visits drought-hit Maharashtra district


April 28th, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi arrived at Satara district Saturday morning for a visit to drought-hit areas there, an official said.Accompanied by Chief Minister Prithviraj ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan ties have direct bearing on Kashmir: Omar


April 25th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 25 (IANS) India-Pakistan relations have direct bearing on the peace and development of Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Wednesday, hoping that the bilateral dialogue process ... Read more...

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Amar Ujala scribe found dead in Srinagar


April 11th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 11 (IANS) A Kashmiri working as a reporter for Hindi daily Amar Ujala was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Srinagar Wednesday, police said.Ashok Razdan, 45, was found ... 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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Masked men shoot bank cashier, loot Rs.1 million


March 28th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 28 (IANS) Four masked men shot dead a bank cashier in full public view in Chhattisgarh Wednesday and fled with his bag containing Rs.1 million, police said.The ... Read more...

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Karthikeyan confident of better show in Malaysia


March 19th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Sepang (Malaysia), March 19 (IANS) HRT's Narain Karthikeyan is confident of a better show in the second round of the Formula One season here following a no-show in Australia.Karthikeyan and ... Read more...

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All-terrain wheelchair for disabled use


March 8th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 8 (IANS) An all-terrain wheelchair with tracks instead of wheels that can go almost anywhere has been developed by scientists.The Action Trackchair is made by Action Manufacturing in ... Read more...

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On women’s day, helpless woman attempts suicide in Kashmir


March 8th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 8 (IANS) While the world celebrated International Women's Day, a helpless woman attempted suicide Thursday after her husband abandoned her on a highway in Kashmir.Without giving her any ... Read more...

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Osama’s relative in Pakistan to shift family


March 6th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 6 (IANS) Pakistan has allowed slain Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's family to leave the country, and a Yemeni brother-in-law of the militant leader has arrived here ... Read more...

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Two Russians taken hostage by Nigerian pirates


March 1st, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, March 1 (IANS) Two Russian nationals -- the captain and an engineer of a cargo ship -- have been taken hostage by pirates in Nigeria, Xinhua reported Thursday.The pirates ... Read more...

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48 killed, hundreds injured in Argentinian train crash (Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Feb 22 (IANS) At least 48 people were killed and hundreds wounded Wednesday in a commuter train crash at one of the three busiest stations in Argentine capital ... Read more...

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70 hospitalised with food poisoning in Chhattisgarh


February 21st, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 21 (IANS) The condition of over 70 poor people, including 32 women and children, in Chhattisgarh is reported to be stable hours after they were hospitalised for food ... Read more...

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Veena Malik doesn’t represent entire Pakistan: Ali Zafar


February 6th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Pakistani actress Veena Malik is controversy's favourite child but it would be unfair to judge the entire country on the basis of what she does ... Read more...

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Zambian soccer players warned against indiscipline


February 3rd, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka (Zambia), Feb 3 (IANS) The Zambian government has warned its footballers currently participating in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) that it will not tolerate any more indiscipline at ... Read more...

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Abducted Mexican ambassador freed in Venezuela


January 31st, 2012 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, Jan 31 (IANS) The Mexican ambassador to Venezuela, Carlos Pujalte, and his wife were freed early Monday, hours after being kidnapped in the capital city of Caracas, said a ... Read more...

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