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Hockey nationals: Holders Haryana drawn with Bhopal


September 20th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Defending champions Haryana have been drawn in Group A along with Maharashtra, Puducherry, Bengal and Bhopal for the second Hockey India Senior Men's National Championship ... Read more...

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Kidnapped Delhi boy rescued, abductors arrested


September 20th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Two people were arrested in Delhi for kidnapping an eight-year-old boy for a ransom of Rs.5 lakh, police said Thursday.Umesh and Rajesh Yadav, both 21 ... Read more...

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White Paper on Assam Accord implementation next month: Congress


September 20th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 20 (IANS) The Congress government in Assam Thursday decided to publish a white paper Oct 7 on the steps taken by it to implement the 1985 Assam Accord.The ... Read more...

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Kerala may have over 2 lakh dementia patients by 2021


September 20th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 20 (IANS) Kerala is estimated to have over two lakh dementia patients by 2021, said a report on the eve of World Alzheimer's Day, which is observed ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Greenery will keep dust away from Indian GP at BIC


September 20th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Sep 20 (IANS) After the thundering success of the inaugural Formula One Indian Grand Prix, the teething troubles notwithstanding, the organisers at Buddh International Circuit (BIC) are making ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Move products by rail: Court to oil firms


September 20th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 20 (IANS) In the backdrop of a road accident last month in Kannur involving an LPG tanker, the Kerala High Court Thursday asked public sector oil companies to ... Read more...

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Bottled correction fluid sale banned to check abuse


September 19th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Retail sale and production of bottled correction fluid, used on printed pages, and nail paint remover have been banned to check their abuse as intoxicating ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Two arrested for cheating engineers


September 18th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Two people were arrested for cheating several serving and retired engineers on the pretext of providing them consultancy jobs in their fictitious projects, said police ... Read more...

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Kochi Startup Village to have 2,000 IT firms


September 18th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 18 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Tuesday said that in three years, 2,000 IT firms will be incubated at the Startup Village in Kochi, which has already ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Air passenger traffic falls for fourth straight month


September 18th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Domestic air passenger traffic fell 3.70 percent for the fourth straight month in August, which stood at 43.69 lakh from 45.37 lakh travellers in July, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Robbers pose as officials, rob doctor’s kin


September 18th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Posing as officials of a power company, a group of men Monday robbed a doctor's family of Rs.2 lakh and jewellery here while his elderly ... Read more...

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Elephant tusk pieces seized, three arrested


September 17th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 15 (IANS) Three elephant tusk pieces worth more than Rs.1 million were seized in a Goa village Saturday and three people arrested, police said.Police Inspector Nolasco Raposo said ... Read more...

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One gets 10 years jail for peddling drugs


September 14th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) A Delhi court has sentenced a man to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment and slapped a fine of Rs.1 lakh on him for possessing over ... Read more...

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New system soon to book train e-tickets


September 14th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The railways are introducing another system to book e-tickets.This will involve the Interbank Mobile Payment Service, railway sources said Friday."Even if one does not have ... Read more...

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Chandy seeks waiver for quick launch of Air Kerala


September 13th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 13 (IANS) The first meeting of the newly-constituted board of directors of Air Kerala will be held here Friday, said Chief Minister Oommen Chandy while discussing the ... Read more...

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More cash, jewellery comes out of Fiza’s lockers


September 13th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 13 (IANS) A further Rs.1 crore in cash and jewellery worth over Rs.30 lakh were recovered from the lockers of Fiza Mohammed alias Anuradha Bali, the dead estranged ... Read more...

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Indian under-fives the most vulnerable in the world (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Despite the government's efforts to improve maternal and child health, the latest report released by UNICEF shows India had the highest number of deaths of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Indian under-fives the most vulnerable in the world


September 13th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Despite the government's efforts to improve maternal and child health, the latest report released by UNICEF shows India had the highest number of deaths of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Chandrababu Naidu’s family assets down to Rs.35 crore


September 13th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 13 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president N. Chandrababu Naidu's family assets have come down from about Rs.40 crore last year to Rs.35.59 crore this year.The former ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

SC declines to interfere with expressway’s toll order


September 12th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday declined to interfere with a Punjab and Haryana High Court order making the Gurgaon-Delhi expressway toll-free, allegedly resulting in a loss ... Read more...

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Now, tigers and leopards targeted by Maoists


September 12th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 12 (IANS) Pushed to a corner after "Operation Biswas", a police drive to contain Maoists, the rebels have now struck upon a new strategy to collect funds, police ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Why don’t you reduce cancer drug price, SC asks Novartis


September 11th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Pharma major Novartis AG Tuesday said it was the author of beta crystalline, a form of a compound used in an anti-cancer drug, while the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bihar boat capsize toll rises to 21


September 11th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 11 (IANS) With 10 more bodies, mostly of children and women, recovered Tuesday, the toll in a boat capsize in Bihar's Bhojpur district has risen to 21, police ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi to visit Assam relief camps


September 10th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will visit relief camps in the strife-torn areas of Assam Tuesday, Congress sources said Monday.Gandhi will start his ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sachin Tendulkar joins Facebook


September 10th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar Monday joined the social networking site Facebook, attracting over 4.4 lakh 'Likes' within a few hours."I'll like to welcome you ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Donations run India’s political parties, sources largely unknown’ (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Donations make a major part of the funds on which political parties run in India, but most of these parties do not disclose the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kanda’s brother gets bail in dud cheque case (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday granted interim bail till Sep 21 to Govind Kanda, brother of former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda and an accused in ... Read more...

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SC no to quashing charge sheet against Nirmal Yadav (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday declined to quash the charge sheet filed against former Punjab and Haryana High Court judge Nirmal Yadav who was allegedly involved ... Read more...

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Kudankulam protests: One killed in police firing


September 10th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) One person was killed in police firing when a crowd of anti-Kudankulam protestors attacked a police checkpost in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin district Monday, police said. Three ... Read more...

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Eleven killed, over 25 missing as boat capsizes in Bihar (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 10 (IANS) At least 11 people, mostly children and women, drowned and over 25 people were missing after an overcrowded boat capsized in the Sone river in Bihar's ... Read more...

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SC no to quashing chargesheet against Nirmal Yadav


September 10th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday declined to quash the chargesheet against former Punjab and Haryana High Court judge Nirmal Yadav who was allegedly involved in a ... Read more...

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Four arrested for murders in Kolkata


September 9th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) Four people were arrested Sunday in connection with the sensational Behala murder case here in which the body of a woman, her son and two domestic ... Read more...

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Delhiites throng Pragati Maidan on last day of book fair


September 9th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) It was a packed house at Pragati Maidan here Sunday as crowds thronged the venue on the last day of the 18th Delhi Book Fair ... Read more...

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PM’s assets around Rs.10.73 crore


September 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has assets worth around Rs.10.73 crore (around $2 million), nearly double from last year. Many of his cabinet colleagues, like ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi to visit Assam’s violence-hit areas


September 8th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 8 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi is likely to visit Kokrajhar, Chirang and Dhubri, the three violence-hit districts of Assam, Tuesday.A senior leader of the Assam ... Read more...

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