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First off block in Kerala: BJP names 40 candidates


March 10th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 10 (IANS) Releasing a list of 40 candidates, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was the first off the block in Kerala to announce nominations for the April ... Read more...

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BJP hopes to finally enter Kerala assembly


March 10th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 10 (IANS) Having steadily increased its vote share in the state, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is confident it will finally bag an assembly seat in Kerala ... Read more...

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Avian flu reported in Tripura, over 3,000 ducks being culled


February 18th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 18 (IANS) With a fresh outbreak of bird flu being reported in Tripura, the mass culling of more than 3,000 ducks began Friday in the western part of the state, ... Read more...

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Hindus laud Sheryl Crow for promoting school kids yoga


July 17th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), July 17 (ANI): Grammy winner musician Sheryl Crow has contributed towards a CD to raise funds for providing in-school kids yoga programs, according to reports.Titled "Yoga Revolution", its other ... Read more...

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Singer Yesudas to help Thekkady boat driver


October 8th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 8 (IANS) Veteran playback singer K.J. Yesudas Thursday said he would provide all legal help to the driver of the ill-fated boat, which capsized Sep 30 at Thekkady lake ... Read more...

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State transport buses torched as Govt. cracks down on old vehicles in Kolkata


August 1st, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajitha MenonKolkaka, Aug.1 (ANI): Several State buses were torched, as the vehicles owners reportedly damaged the vehicles to protest against the West Bengal Government's crackdown against the 15-year-old vehicles on the ... Read more...

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Governor’s decision on Vijayan arbitrary: Kerala home minister


June 9th, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 9 (IANS) Kerala Home Minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan Tuesday termed as "arbitrary" the governor's nod to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to prosecute party leader Pinarayi Vijayan in the ... Read more...

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Kerala opposition demands Vijayan’s prosecution


May 2nd, 2009 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 2 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in Kerala assembly Oommen Chandy Saturday asked Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan to overlook the state advocate general's opinion and give a nod to prosecute ... Read more...

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Shashi Tharoor walks out of TV talk show


April 4th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 4 (IANS) Former UN undersecretary general Shashi Tharoor, the Congress candidate for the Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha seat, took everyone by surprise when he walked out of a live TV ... Read more...

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I won’t withdraw candidature: Congress rebel Vijayan Thomas


March 26th, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Thiruvananthapuram, March 26 (IANS) He sounds remarkably sanguine for someone whose candidature was rejected by the Congress party in Kerala.Former Dubai-based businessman Vijayan Thomas is contesting for the ... Read more...

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Maneria to lead India U-19 team in Australia


March 24th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 24 (IANS) Rajasthan's Ashok Maneria will lead the Indian colts in three One-dayers and two three-day matches in their cricket tour to Australia starting April 4. The 16-member under-19 squad Tuesday ... Read more...

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Maneria to lead India u-19 cricket team


March 13th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 13 (IANS) Rajasthan's Ashok Maneria will lead the India Under-19 team in Australia. India will play three One-day Internationals and two three-day games to be held from April 4 to ... Read more...

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CPI not to renominate sitting MPs from Kerala


March 11th, 2009 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 11 (IANS) The Communist Party of India (CPI) has decided not to renominate its three sitting MPs from Kerala for the Lok Sabha elections next month, party sources said Wednesday. The ... Read more...

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BCCI directive clears air on Duleep Trophy selection


January 10th, 2009 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 10 (IANS) The Indian cricket board has ruled that the national selector from a zone would chair meetings to pick Duleep Trophy teams even if there were two representatives from ... Read more...

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Bomb seizures in Kannur has authorities worried


November 16th, 2008 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 16 (IANS) Police in Kerala's volatile Kannur district are a worried lot after the discovery of over 150 locally assembled bombs in three raids this week, including a massive haul ... Read more...

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Left going soft on hard-line Muslim groups, says BJP


October 27th, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Alappuzha (Kerala), Oct 27 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state unit president P.K. Krishna Das Monday lashed out at the Left government in Kerala for allegedly going soft on two hard-line Muslim ... Read more...

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Mercury pollution causes immune damage to harbor seals


October 21st, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): A new research has indicated that the predominant form of mercury found in the blood of marine mammals and fish-eating communities, could be more damaging to seals ... Read more...

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BJP wants Kerala minister’s ouster over road blockade


September 16th, 2008 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 16 (IANS) Kerala Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president P.K. Krishna Das has asked Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan to oust a cabinet colleague who participated in a road blockade to protest ... Read more...

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Karnataka 79/3 against Tripura in Buchi Babu cricket


September 8th, 2008 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) Karnataka were 79 for three after polishing off Tripura for 168 in the third round matches in the All-India Buchi Babu Memorial cricket tournament here Monday.There was considerable ... Read more...

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BJP calls for shutdown in Kerala capital Friday


June 26th, 2008 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 26 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has called for a shutdown in Thiruvananthapuram district Friday to protest the police baton-charge on its youth wing activists Thursday. The police resorted ... Read more...

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Malayalam film actor Thilakan’s Canada shooting held up


June 13th, 2008 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 13 (IANS) National award winner Thilakan, who is to play a key role in a Malayalam film to be shot in Canada and North America, says he is not getting ... Read more...

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Karnataka in kitty, BJP rejoices in south India


May 27th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by admin
Hyderabad, May 27 (IANS) Now that it is set to form a government in south India for the first time, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is confident the victory in Karnataka will ... Read more...

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Different proof for riot cases? Apex court split


May 5th, 2008 - 6:36 pm ICT by admin
By Rana Ajit New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Should the burden of proof be lower when judging a murder committed during a communal riot? That is the basic question raised as the Supreme ... Read more...

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Advani charges UPA Government with changing the Constitution


April 26th, 2008 - 8:10 pm ICT by admin
By Juhan Samuel Kochi, Apr.26 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L K Advani today charged the UPA Government with bringing two major deviations in the Constitution -- proposing reservations on ... Read more...

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