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Rent dues notice to Meira Kumar withdrawn


May 8th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The urban development ministry has withdrawn a notice for recovery of nearly Rs.2 crore rent dues from Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar for use ... Read more...

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PM, BJP leaders greet Vajpayee on his 87th birthday


December 25th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders and other well-wishers gave their best wishes to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, ... Read more...

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Vajpayee turns 88 amid health concerns


December 23rd, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who turns 88 on Christmas Day, remains one of India's most popular and charismatic political leaders whose name ... Read more...

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Omar meets Antony on AFSPA ahead of state cabinet meet


November 13th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Jammu, Nov 13 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Sunday met Defence Minister A.K. Antony in New Delhi to discuss his government's demand for withdrawal of the ... Read more...

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First Marut’s maiden flight remembered at HAL (Lead)


June 17th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 17 (IANS) State-run defence behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) Friday re-kindled fond memories of the maiden flight of its first fighter bomber Marut (HF-24), which took to skies ... Read more...

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HAL relives first fighter’s maiden flight 50 years ago


June 17th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 17 (IANS) State-run defence behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) celebrated the maiden flight of its first fighter bomber here Friday. It was on this day five decades ago ... Read more...

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Gulf-based Hindu builds mosque in Kerala


January 14th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Gyanendra Kumar Keshri New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) A Qatar-based Hindu businessman is constructing a mosque in Kerala with the aim of promoting communal harmony. He claims it will be the first ... Read more...

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Indians among foreigners to be honoured by Bangladesh


December 13th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 13 (IANS) Nearly 400 people worldwide, including 226 Indians and 40 Pakistanis, figure in a list of eminent people to be honoured by Bangladesh for their role in its ... Read more...

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What led to Maharashtra’s poverty of leadership (Comment)


November 6th, 2010 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli Although the Congress' decision to exclude Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan from its election campaign in Bihar is not headline news at the national level, it still has damaging ... Read more...

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Apex court issues notice to Amit Shah on bail (Second Lead)


October 30th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Saturday issued notice to former Gujarat minister Amit Shah on a petition by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) seeking stay of the Gujarat ... Read more...

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Apex court issues notice to Amit Shah on bail (Lead)


October 30th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Saturday issued notice to former Gujarat minister Amit Shah on a petition by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) seeking stay of a Gujarat ... Read more...

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In battle for George, party eyes his house (Capital Buzz)


July 11th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) While the two women in socialist leader George Fernandes' life - Leila Kabir and Jaya Jaitley - are squabbling over him, his Janata Dal-United is avidly ... Read more...

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Court seeks George Fernandes’ presence on Monday (LEAD)


July 1st, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday directed the wife of former defence minister George Fernandes to present the 80-year-old leader before it Monday to decide the custody battle ... Read more...

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Tributes paid to Babu Jagjivan Ram


April 5th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar led the nation in paying tributes to Babu Jagjivan Ram on his 103rd birth anniversary Monday. The ... Read more...

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Michael Foot loved the old India, backed the new (Obituary)


March 4th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London/New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Former British Labour Party leader Michael Foot who has died in his London home at the age of 96 was a lifelong advocate ... Read more...

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BJP leaders, PM greet Vajpayee on birthday (Roundup)


December 25th, 2009 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Lucknow, Dec 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday observed the 85th birthday Friday of party stalwart and former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee by organising feasts for the ... Read more...

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PM, BJP leaders wish Vajpayee on his 86th birthday


December 25th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 25 (ANI): Several leaders, including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh greeted Former Prime Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his 86th birthday on Friday.Manmohan ... Read more...

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A quiet 85th birthday for Vajpayee, PM pays visit


December 25th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) It was a quiet 85th birthday Friday for former prime minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who has not been seen in ... Read more...

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British spies tried to ‘get rid of’ Krishna Menon


October 5th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Oct 5 (IANS) British intelligence agencies were so suspicious of India's first High Commissioner to Britain - a man with strong leftist sympathies - that they tried to ... Read more...

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MPs’ praise George Fernandes’ contribution to Indian politics


August 6th, 2009 - 7:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.6 (ANI): In a rare show of unity, Members of Parliament of the Janata Dal (United) and those representing the state of Bihar gathered at the 3, Krishna Menon Marg ... Read more...

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Nirupama Rao takes charge as foreign secretary Saturday


July 31st, 2009 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Nirupama Rao, who has served as ambassador to China and spokesperson of the foreign ministry, takes charge as India's foreign secretary Saturday. Rao will be India's second ... Read more...

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Fernandes rubbishes media reports of staying in Dharamsala servant quarters


July 21st, 2009 - 7:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): Former Defence Minister and socialist leader George Fernandes has rubbished media reports of being put up in a servant's quarters during a recent visit to Dharamsala to ... Read more...

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Delhi pushes for Heritage City status


June 14th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) A new heritage tourism route linking at least 30 big and small historical monuments in this capital city is in the works. It is the ... Read more...

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104-year-old freedom fighter, daughter recall days in jail


March 27th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhushree Chatterjee New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) At 104 Satyavati is the oldest surviving freedom fighter in India. Her 80-year-old daughter, Subhadra Khosla, was the youngest girl to have been arrested in ... Read more...

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Ratan Tata surveys Taj damage, INTACH ready to help in restoration


November 29th, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Ratan Tata, chairman of the Tata group which owns the Taj hotel, surveyed the heritage building which has suffered extensive damage in the three days of fierce ... Read more...

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Krishna Menon’s kin traced for South African award(Superseding earlier story)


October 25th, 2008 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Indian and South African governments took around six months to find the immediate kin of former Indian defence minister V.K. Krishna Menon to confer an international ... Read more...

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V.K. Krishna Menon’s kin traced for South African award


October 25th, 2008 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) It took around six months for both the Indian and South African governments to find the immediate kin of India's first defence minister V.K. Krishna Menon to ... Read more...

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Canada behind US, Britain in wooing India, says expert


September 3rd, 2008 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 3 (IANS) Though Canada, the first nation to forge nuclear ties with India and later freeze its relationship after the 1974 Pokhran explosion, has again listed India as a priority ... Read more...

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INTACH to sign MoU with Delhi Government to develop a World Heritage City


July 2nd, 2008 - 11:27 pm ICT by ANI
By Sandeep Datta New Delhi, July 2 (ANI): Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH), a nationwide non-profit organization founded to protect the common national heritage, will sign a memorandum ... Read more...

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Thackerays give a bad name to Maharashtra and Marathis (Commentary)


May 17th, 2008 - 8:57 am ICT by admin
By Amulya Ganguli Raj Thackeray may have convinced himself that he is serving the cause of the Marathi 'manoos', but in actual fact he is doing a great disservice to Maharashtra and the ... Read more...

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South African award for Krishna Menon may be delayed


April 22nd, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by admin
By Fakir Hassen Pretoria, April 22 (IANS) Despite wide publicity that former Indian defence minister V.K. Krishna Menon was to be awarded one of South Africa's highest civil honours, the award will most ... Read more...

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Advani did meet Mulayam to trip Sonia


March 22nd, 2008 - 12:01 pm ICT by admin
By Faraz Ahmad New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani and Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav did meet secretly in 1999 to prevent Congress president Sonia Gandhi ... Read more...

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Prime Minister greets Vajpayee on his 84th birthday


December 25th, 2007 - 3:16 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec 25 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh was among the first ones to greet former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his 84th birthday.Dr. Singh visited Vajpayees residence at ... Read more...

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