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Tension spilling over to Jammu


March 16th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 16 (IANS) Tension prevailed in the Jammu region Friday following clashes between protestors and police a day earlier in the border town of Rajouri, which has seen communal ... Read more...

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Voters throng polling centres in UP


March 3rd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 3 (IANS) Election officials beamed with joy Saturday as millions thronged voting centres in the seventh and final round of polling, creating new records.Even two hours before the ... Read more...

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EU forces Britain to take in 12,000 Indian workers


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Mrach 2 (IANS) Brussels has drawn up a plan that could force Britain to admit 12,000 workers from India despite soaring unemployment at home, the Daily Mail reported.The order ... Read more...

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PM, other leaders greet Jayalalithaa on birthday (Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday greeted Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa on her 64th birthday.According to a statement issued by the AIADMK, the prime minister ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa turns 64, AIADMK leaders and cadres celebrate


February 24th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 24 (IANS) AIADMK leaders and cadres across Tamil Nadu celebrated the 64th birthday of their leader and state Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday.At the AIADMK headquarters here where ... Read more...

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BSP did more for UP than all other parties: Mayawati


February 21st, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Taking on political opponents for writing her off, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati said Tuesday she will return to power in the assembly polls ... Read more...

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Participate in politics, Pakistani daily exhorts women


February 21st, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 21 (IANS) It is a curious paradox that while women's profile in politics has become more visible in Pakistan, it seems to be eroding at the grassroots, notes ... Read more...

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Mumbai sees peaceful V-Day


February 14th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) Thanks in part to the upcoming civic body elections in Maharashtra, the Valentine's Day Tuesday passed off peacefully.Political activists normally opposed to Valentine celebrations were too ... Read more...

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Donor organs go waste in Britain


February 13th, 2012 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) Dozens of donor organs including kidneys meant for transplant go waste every year in Britain because of damages caused while being removed from dead patients, according ... Read more...

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Kudankulam protesters assaulted, talks cancelled (Second Lead)


January 31st, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 31 (IANS) A civil group spearheading the protest against Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) called off talks with the central government-appointed experts panel after the former's members were ... Read more...

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FBI software to scan tweets to predict crimes


January 27th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) American intelligence agency FBI is reportedly developing new software to scan social networks Twitter and Facebook to look for emerging threats and predict crimes.The FBI ... Read more...

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Assam governor calls for peace


January 26th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 26 (IANS) Assam Governor Janki Ballav Patnaik Thursday called for enduring peace in the state as thousands of people defied rebel threats to take part in Republic Day ... Read more...

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Wikipedia to shut for 24 hours, youngsters unaffected


January 17th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The Wikipedia, popular community-edited online encyclopedia, may have decided to shut down its English version for 24 hours to garner support against the proposed US ... Read more...

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Sahai urges people to join Clean India campaign (Lead)


January 10th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Every Indian has a duty to keep the country's heritage safe and clean, union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahai said Monday, urging people to join ... Read more...

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Sahay urges people to join Clean India campaign


January 9th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Every Indian has a duty to keep the country's heritage safe and clean, union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahay said Monday, urging people to join ... Read more...

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China ice festival gets Marilyn Monroe sculpture


January 6th, 2012 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 6 (IANS) A six-metre-tall ice sculpture of Hollywood legend Marilyn Monroe has been unveiled in China's northeastern city of Harbin, as the city began its annual snow and ... Read more...

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Tourism can boost Kashmir’s economic development: Omar


December 31st, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 30 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday related economic welfare of the state to the development of tourism, asserting that boost to tourism would create ... Read more...

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Hazare greeted with black flags ahead of protest


December 27th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) Anna Hazare was greeted with black flags soon after he came out of a government guest house in Bandra here to proceed to Juhu beach ... Read more...

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Freezing wetlands force migratory birds to move out


December 20th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 20 (IANS) Part of world famous Hokesar wetland in Kashmir has frozen due to sub-zero temperature, forcing thousands of migratory birds to move out to the wetlands in ... Read more...

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Omar Abdullah rules out subsidy for reopening cinemas


December 17th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 17 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday ruled out any government subsidy for reopening of cinemas in the Valley.Speaking to media persons on the sidelines ... Read more...

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Anna ends fast, vows more anti-graft crusade


December 11th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare Sunday vowed to continue his anti-corruption crusade, and if need be hold street protests and fill jails, till the government ... Read more...

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Kashmir to hold municipal polls March 2012


December 6th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 6 (IANS) Polls to various municipal corporations and committees in Jammu and Kashmir would be held March 2012, a minister announced Tuesday.Minister of State for Home and Urban ... Read more...

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Over 60 percent polling in Mandu bypoll


November 30th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 30 (IANS) Over 60 percent voter turnout was Wednesday registered in the Mandu assembly constituency of Jharkhand where bypoll was held amid tight security as many booths are ... Read more...

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First flight of Haj pilgrims arrives in Srinagar


November 30th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 30 (IANS) The first flight of pilgrims who performed the holiest Muslim pilgrimage of Haj this year reached here Wednesday.Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah received the ... Read more...

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No mass exodus of Indian nurses from Saudi Arabia: Ravi


November 23rd, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) There are no instances where exodus of Indian nurses in large numbers from Saudi Arabia has taken place, parliament was told Wednesday.Replying to a ... Read more...

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Locals clash with police over youth’s death


November 15th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 15 (IANS) A mob fought pitched battles with the police and indulged in arson and vandalism in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district Tuesday after a youth was mowed down ... Read more...

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Populism is Mamata’s Achilles heel (Comment)


November 12th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
A visitor to Kolkata cannot but notice how the city has become livable again, as it was nearly throughout its 300-plus years of history except for the recent period of ... Read more...

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Tweetographer helps locate the hot and happening


November 9th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 9 (IANS) The Tweetographer, a web-based application, clues in users on what's hot and happening in their cities or neighbourhoods.The application works by collecting in real time tweets ... Read more...

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Prayers, sacrifice on Eid-ul-Zuha in Andhra Pradesh


November 7th, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 7 (IANS) Attired in their best, Muslims across Andhra Pradesh offered prayers at mosques, Eidgahs and open grounds before the slaughter of 'halal' animals, symbolising the spirit of ... Read more...

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Azamgarh tense after student’s death in accident


November 4th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 4 (IANS) A mob fought pitched battles with police and resorted to arson and vandalism in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district Friday after a school student was mowed down ... Read more...

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Nothing abnormal about Bengal crib deaths: Central minister


October 29th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 29 (IANS) A day after the number of crib deaths in government hospitals in West Bengal shot up to 28, union Minister of State for Health and Family ... Read more...

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12 run over by train in Chhattisgarh


October 23rd, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 22 (IANS) At least 12 jaywalkers were mowed to death Saturday by a speeding train at a manned crossing near Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur town, railway officials said. Agitated locals ... Read more...

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Clashes in Uttar Pradesh over principal’s death


October 22nd, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 22 (IANS) At least 15 people, including nine policemen, were injured as a protest over the mysterious death of a school principal turned violent in Uttar Pradesh's Ghazipur ... Read more...

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Hyderabad has done Delhi a good turn (Ferozeshsh Kotla diary)


October 17th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) heaved a sigh of relief after India's emphatic victory over England in the first One-day International (ODI) in ... Read more...

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Telangana shutdown called for Monday


October 15th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) The Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) has called for a shutdown in Telangana Monday to protest large-scale arrests and "police excesses" during the first day ... Read more...

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