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Himachal freezes property transactions


August 29th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 29 (IANS) With the state government deciding to repeal the act that regulates property business in Himachal Pradesh, the realty sector is likely to come to a standstill ... Read more...

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Living atop a tree, he campaigns for the environment (With Images)


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Brikesh Singh is getting ready to climb another tree, this time inside a tiger reserve, and stay there for a month - not for fun ... Read more...

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Jail Norway killer, don’t put him in mental care: Defence


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) Norwegian extremist Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in two attacks in the capital Oslo last year, should be sent to prison and not face ... Read more...

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Bowlers lacked consistency: WI Coach


May 19th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies bowlers failed to produce the disciplined effort required to limit England on the second day of the opening Test here at Lord's, assistant coach ... Read more...

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Windies rally but facing huge task to beat Aussies


April 26th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), April 26 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies hit back in the last session with key wickets but Australia extended their lead significantly to leave the hosts with an enormous task ... Read more...

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Gibson rues another “bad hour” after Windies collapse


April 18th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 18 (IANS/CMC) West Indies coach Ottis Gibson was left lamenting yet another "bad hour" after his side lost five wickets for 19 runs in the ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul rallies Windies but Lyon triggers late slide


April 18th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 18 (IANS/CMC) A record fifth-wicket stand between veteran Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Narsingh Deonarine almost put the West Indies in charge of the second Test but ... Read more...

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Six-party n-talks ‘positive’; Iran refuses meeting with US (Second Lead)


April 14th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Key talks involving six major countries and Iran on Tehran's controversial nuclear programme, which resumed Saturday in Istanbul after a 15-month impasse, were described as ... Read more...

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Six-party talks on Iran n-programme ‘positive’ (Lead, Correcting day in intro)


April 14th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Key talks involving six major countries and Iran on Tehran's controversial nuclear programme, which resumed Saturday after a 15-month impasse, have been described as "positive" ... Read more...

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Six-party talks on Iran n-programme ‘positive’


April 14th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Key talks involving six major countries and Iran on Tehran's controversial nuclear programme, which resumed Friday after a 15-month impasse, have been described as "positive" ... Read more...

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West Indies fightback of no avail as Australia win first Test


April 12th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 12 (IANS/CMC) A gritty West Indies again fought back valiantly but paid the price for one wretched session in the entire opening Test and plunged to a three-wicket ... Read more...

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CID to probe Maharashtra legislators’ ‘fake signatures’


March 29th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) The Maharashtra Legislative Council Thursday ordered a CID probe into allegations made by a Shiv Sena member claiming her signature had been forged on some papers.Taking ... Read more...

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Karnataka’s BJP in uncertain mode as assembly session nears (Karnataka Newsletter)


March 17th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 17 (IANS) Will D.V. Sadananda Gowda remain chief minister and present a full budget for 2012-13; Will this be the last session of the assembly though it ... Read more...

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Long way to go to ensure probity in public life: PM (Lead)


February 3rd, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Amid constant attack by the opposition on the issue of corruption, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said the government had taken several measures in ... Read more...

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Long way to go to ensure probity: PM


February 3rd, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said the government had taken several legal and administrative measures to curb corruption in the past year but there ... Read more...

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People’s anger on inflation can turn violent, says BJP


November 22nd, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Accusing the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government of failing to check inflation despite its assurances in parliament, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday said ... Read more...

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Maken hopes to introduce sports bill in winter session


November 18th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) India's Sports Minister Ajay Maken reiterated Friday that he would introduce the revised National Sports Development Bill in the forthcoming winter session of parliament."We are ... Read more...

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BCCI has to come under RTI for own benefit: Maken


November 14th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Union Sports minister Ajay Maken Monday said he hoped to get the national sports bill passed by parliament during its winter session and pointed out ... Read more...

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Armaan tests for Indy Lights


November 1st, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 1 (IANS) Armaan Ebrahim completed a successful two-day test with Jensen Motor Sport, one of the top Indy Lights series teams, at the famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway in ... Read more...

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Tripura gets tougher law for illegal financial firms


August 18th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 18 (IANS) The Tripura government has enforced a tougher law which provides extra protection to those depositing money in unauthorised Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs), a minister said here ... Read more...

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When Indian team turned from villains to heroes


July 31st, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, July 31 (IANS) They were the villains of the piece on a day of high drama and suspense Sunday, but within minutes the Indian team and captain Mahendra Singh ... Read more...

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Bell survives bizarre run out to guide England (Tea report)


July 31st, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Ian Bell scored a magnificent 137 before being involved in a bizarre run out drama on the last ball of the second session as England entered ... Read more...

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Hat-trick won’t mean much if we lose: Broad


July 31st, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, July 31 (IANS) Stuart Broad single-handedly brought England back into the second Test with a hat-trick in India's first innings but the lanky fast bowler says his feat won't ... Read more...

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Court rebukes Kalmadi; Asks why he wants to attend parliament (Lead)


July 29th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday snubbed Congress MP and sacked Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi, who asked for permission to attend parliament, and ... Read more...

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Kalmadi again approaches court to attend parliament


July 29th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to the home ministry and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on a petition filed by Congress MP ... Read more...

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Reforms on track, inflation a problem: Mukherjee (Overall Lead)


July 27th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) India's ambitious economic reforms agenda, that was set exactly 20 years ago, is on track and much of it just requires legislative action, which ... Read more...

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Government ready with major reform measures: Finance Minister (Lead)


July 27th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The government is ready with "important reform measures" but legislative action was needed to implement them into law, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said here ... Read more...

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Major reforms now need legislative action: Mukherjee


July 27th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Against the backdrop of concerns that economic reforms in India had hit a roadblock due to policy inaction, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday said ... Read more...

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India lose the Lord’s Test by 196 runs


July 25th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) India lost the first cricket Test to England by 196 runs at Lord's here Monday.England now lead the four-Test series 1-0.Chasing a victory target of 458 ... Read more...

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England consolidate with Pietersen double century (Roundup)


July 23rd, 2011 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Kevin Pietersen cracked a double century as England scored 474/8 in their first innings to pile pressure on India on the second day of the ... Read more...

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Indian bowlers strike hard after batsmen fail (Roundup)


June 29th, 2011 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 29 (IANS) Indian bowlers atoned for the dismal performance of the batsmen as they reduced the West Indies to 30 for three after an absorbing first ... Read more...

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India seniors barely manage to beat under-23 football team


June 28th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) India's chief football coach Armando Colaco Tuesday tested the national team against a spirited under-23 team in a practice match here Tuesday only to find ... Read more...

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Wall Street ends May lower, snapping five-month winning streak


June 1st, 2011 - 6:17 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 1 (IANS) Wall Street ended the last session of May on a strong note, but major indexes still suffered monthly losses to end a five-month wining streak, ... Read more...

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India wants UN anti-piracy resolution to mention hostage plight


April 8th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) India is lobbying for a reference to the sufferings of hostages in a proposed United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolution against maritime piracy so ... Read more...

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Armaan clocks top-10 time in the wet weather


March 31st, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Snetterton (England), March 31 (IANS) Heavy rains in the afternoon scuttled Armaan Ebrahim's Formula 2 pre-season testing programme here Wednesday, but still managed a top-10 time of one minute, 56.489 ... Read more...

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