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More than awards, Ranbir wants lot of people to see ‘Barfi!’


September 13th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 13 (IANS) What are Ranbir Kapoor's expectations from "Barfi!"? The Bollywood heartthrob says the biggest reward would be if audiences appreciate the film by thronging the movie ... Read more...

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Two houseboats go up in flames


August 30th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 30 (IANS) One person was killed when two houseboats went up in flames in Kerala's tourist location of Alappuzha. Investigations are on to establish the cause of the ... Read more...

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India U-19 cricket team gets heroes welcome


August 28th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) The triumphant U-19 Indian cricket team arrived home to a euphoric reception here Tuesday afternoon.As Delhi boy and skipper Unmukt Chand, who hit a match-winning unbeaten ... Read more...

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Police battle anti-corruption protests near PM, Sonia houses (Roundup)


August 26th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Police fired tear gas and sprayed water as hundreds led by Arvind Kejriwal noisily protested against corruption near Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Cyberabad police to build confidence among northeast people


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 21 (IANS) In an attempt to instill confidence among people from Assam and other northeastern states, the Cyberabad police have decided to form confidence building committees, a police ... Read more...

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Sonia condemns Assam violence, mistreatment of northeast people


August 19th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Sunday expressed her "deep pain" at the ethnic violence in Assam and condemned the subsequent mistreatment faced by people from ... Read more...

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Karnataka CM assures protection to northeast students (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 16 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar Thursday assured protection to students from the northeast in Bangalore as well as other parts of the state."Our police will offer ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Achieved success in internal security: PM


August 15th, 2012 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The government had achieved success in many areas of internal security, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday, citing the example of Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Andhra minister booked over temple row


August 9th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 9 (IANS) The Hyderabad police Thursday booked Andhra Pradesh minister Danam Nagender and his followers after they allegedly prevented police officials from discharging their duty.A case under four ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Girl power in Jamia (To go with: Turkish language course flavour at Jamia)


August 5th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
There has been increase of about 12 percent in girl students in Jamia Millia Islamia, following a 10 percent reservation for girls. With this, the percentage of girls on the campus ... Read more...

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Curfew partially lifted in Bareilly


July 25th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) Curfew was Wednesday partially lifted in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district where communal violence broke out two days ago, police said.There has been no incident of violence ... Read more...

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Winehouse’s tracks get sales boost


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 23 (IANS) The track sales of late singer Amy Winehouse, who died on this date a year ago, have gone up to 1.7 million in her ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Omar disagrees with army over Kashmir situation perception


July 19th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 19 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday reacted sharply to a statement by a senior Indian Army officer that the situation in the state is ... Read more...

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‘Bol Bachchan’ crosses Rs.50 crore mark


July 10th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) After a promising opening day collection of Rs.12.10 crore, Rohit Shetty's action-comedy "Bol Bachchan" went nearly houseful on the weekend and amassed Rs.50.13 crore ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Over 30,000 expected to join Delhi half-marathon


July 6th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) With over 30,000 sports, health and fitness enthusiasts expected to participate in this year's edition of 'Airtel Delhi Half Marathon', registrations for the popular event ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

As militancy fades, girls return to school in Jammu’s remote regions


July 4th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 4 (IANS) For the girls of Mahore in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district where militants used to have a free run, it is time to realise their dreams ... Read more...

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80 percent turnout in Andhra by-polls (Night Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 12 (IANS) An average of 80 percent voters cast their ballots Tuesday in by-elections held amid tight security in the Nellore Lok Sabha and 18 assembly constituencies ... Read more...

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Over 400,000 Nepalis leave for jobs overseas


June 12th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 12 (IANS) More than 400,000 Nepali youths have left the country in 10 months of the current fiscal year in search of jobs, a media report said. The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Virtual classroom solution, location-based mobile service get Microsoft awards


June 7th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 7 (IANS) A virtual classroom solution for cloud computing that enables the conduct of live, HD quality, two-way audio/video interactive classes at as low as 200 Kbps speeds ... Read more...

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In paying tribute to Hazarika, guitarists create record


June 4th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 4 (IANS) A total of 5,406 guitarists have simultaneously played and paid a tribute to Assam's most celebrated musical icon Late Dr. Bhupen Hazarika, popularly known as Bhupen-da, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Brisk polling in Neyattinkara by-election


June 2nd, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 2 (IANS) Despite lashing rain, people turned out in large numbers to cast their votes Saturday morning at all the 143 polling booths in the Neyattinkara assembly ... Read more...

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Sarus cranes seen in Pakistan after a decade


May 27th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 27 (IANS) Sarus cranes, the world's tallest flying bird, is back in Pakistan after more than a decade, wildlife experts have said.A pair sighted in Nagarparkar in Sindh ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Polish president plays down outside threats to Euro 2012


May 17th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, May 17 (IANS) There are no signals of outside security threats to the upcoming European football championship, Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski confirmed.Attending a sitting of the National Security Council ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Beijing cracks down on illegal foreigners


May 15th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 15 (IANS) To improve security in Beijing, authorities here have decided to clamp down on foreigners illegally entering, residing or working in the Chinese capital.According to a Beijing ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ganguly fans left with mixed feelings


May 5th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) Most of them had come to see runs from Sourav Ganguly's blade. They had filled the Eden Gardens Saturday to see him lead Pune Warriors India ... Read more...

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10 mn Indians wish to move to US: Gallup poll


April 25th, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) Around 13 percent of the world's adults -- or over 640 million people -- would like to emigrate with roughly 150 million, including ten million Indians ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Two killed in Lahore station blast (Second Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) At least two people, including a railway police officer, were killed and 27 injured when a powerful blast ripped through the Lahore railway station Tuesday, media ... Read more...

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Two killed in Lahore railway station blast (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) At least two people, including a railway police officer, were killed and 27 others injured Tuesday in a powerful blast that ripped through the Lahore railway ... Read more...

Posted in World |

100,000 women undergo genital mutilation in Britain


April 22nd, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) About 100,000 women in Britain have undergone female genital mutilations, with some medics in the country offering to carry out the illegal procedure on girls as ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Kerala High Court orders probe into fake stamp papers


April 20th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 20 (IANS) Acting Chief Justice of the Kerala High Court Manjula Chellur Friday gave directions to all the courts in the state for an immediate inquiry into the ... Read more...

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US whistleblower accuses Infosys of visa fraud


April 13th, 2012 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS) India's IT giant Infosys brought in Indian workers illegally to US and often abused business visa rules requiring foreign workers to be paid US market rate, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

60 percent Myanmarese in favour of Suu Kyi’s party: Survey


March 31st, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, March 31 (IANS) A day before the crucial elections in Myanmar, around 60 percent of respondents in a countrywide survey said they will vote for Nobel laureate Aung Sang ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Special package for sericulture farmers being worked out


March 27th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) The centre in consultation with the states and the Silk Board is working out a special package to address the problems faced by sericulture ... Read more...

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Over cleanliness could wreck immune system!


March 23rd, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Evidence is growing that dirt and germs protect against disease -- and that our indoor-based, ultra-clean lifestyles are bad for our health.It is said that without ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Buddhist clergy step out to support Sri Lanka at UNHRC


March 19th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 19 (IANS) Hundreds of Buddhist clergy gathered for a vigil in the capital to protest a US-backed war crimes resolution on Sri Lanka as the government released a ... Read more...

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