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Grenade hurled at Congress MP’s house in Manipur, fails to explode


September 21st, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 21 (IANS) A powerful grenade was hurled at the house of Congress MP Thokchom Meinya here Friday but failed to explode, police said. It was later defused.Suspected rebels ... Read more...

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Blast near government office in Imphal


September 14th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 13 (IANS) Manipur's outlawed People's Liberation Army (PLA) Thursday exploded a powerful bomb near the office of India's spy agency here, police said. No one was injured in ... Read more...

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Powerful grenade found in Manipur secretariat


September 12th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 12 (IANS) A powerful grenade was recovered Wednesday from inside the high-security zone of the Manipur secretariat, police said.The explosive, wrapped in a piece of cloth, was found ... Read more...

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Arctic sea ice shrinks to smallest ever


August 28th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) Sea ice covering the Arctic has shrunk to its smallest size ever observed in the three decades since consistent satellite observations of the polar cap began, ... Read more...

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Clouds to help tame hurricanes


August 24th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) Hurricanes are among the most destructive natural forces on earth, but now scientists are working to tame their fury - through clouds.Rather than seeding storm clouds ... Read more...

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Tension within the ranks haunt UDF and LDF too (Kerala Newsletter)


August 17th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 17 (IANS) Oommen Chandy vs Ramesh Chennithala; V.S. Achuthanandan vs Pinayari Vijayan. The more things change, the more they remain the same in Kerala politics, with an uneasy ... Read more...

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I ‘killed’ more people than Stallone: Schwarzenegger (With Images)


August 10th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 10 (IANS) Arnold Schwarzenegger, known for his action hero image, has joked that he has "killed" more people in movies than his fellow actor Sylvester Stallone.The ... Read more...

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‘Freedom’ cast to attend workshops to hone skills (With images)


August 8th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Director Vivek Agnihotri is taking no chances with his debut production "Freedom". He is planning to conduct workshops here for the cast of the political ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh’s Dalli Rajhara-Rowghat rail project gets fresh boost


August 5th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 5 (IANS) The key Dalli Rajhara-Rowghat railway line in Chhattisgarh, languishing for the last three decades, got a fresh boost Sunday with the state government asking all the ... Read more...

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Chinese scientists research largest freshwater lake


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) Chinese scientists have started a research programme on the country's largest freshwater lake in a bid to strengthen economic development in the region, Xinhua reported Friday.The ... Read more...

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Delay no ground to quash trial, CBI tells SC


July 26th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) In a 37-year-old case, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday told the Supreme Court that an accused facing criminal proceedings could not seek its ... Read more...

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Quash charges, trial in Mishra killing, SC urged (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court was Wednesday urged to order that the charges and trial be quashed in the case of assassination of the then railway minister ... Read more...

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Quash charges, trial in Mishra killing, SC urged


July 25th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday was urged to order the charges and trial be quashed in the case of assassination of the then railway minister L.N. ... Read more...

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SC notice to Fernandes’ wife on plea for visiting rights (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to George Fernandes' wife Leila Kabir Fernandes over a petition filed by Samata Party leader Jaya Jaitley seeking visitation ... Read more...

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SC notice to Leila Kabir on George Fernandes visiting rights


July 20th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to Leila Kabir Fernandes over a petition filed by Samata Party leader Jaya Jaitley seeking visitation rights to ailing ... Read more...

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TDP to abstain in presidential election


July 18th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 17 (IANS) The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Tuesday night decided to abstain from voting in the presidential election scheduled to be held on Thursday.The main opposition party ... Read more...

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Badal gives go-ahead to Ludhiana Metro project


July 17th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 17 (IANS) The Ludhiana Metro project will soon roll out after Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday gave a go-ahead to the Rs.10,300 crore mass transport scheme.According ... Read more...

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People taking interest in presidential poll: Sangma (Lead)


July 15th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 15 (IANS) For the first time in the last three decades, people are taking keen interest in presidential election and it has become a topic of discussion ... Read more...

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‘Indians increasingly unaware of lung diseases’


June 26th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Indians exhibit a "worrying lack of understanding" and concern about lung diseases - that kill nearly four million people globally every year, said a study ... Read more...

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Amarinder opposes Operation Bluestar memorial


June 5th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, June 5 (IANS) Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh Tuesday opposed the setting up of a memorial to those killed in the Operation Bluestar inside the Golden ... Read more...

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Woman power: Tribals stall eco-tourism project in Odisha


June 3rd, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Baripada (Odisha), June 3 (IANS) A group of tribal women in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district have taken authorities head on and stopped an eco-tourism project that was coming up in ... Read more...

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‘Shootout at Wadala’ my most challenging film: Sanjay Gupta


May 1st, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) His underworld drama "Shootout at Wadala" travels from 1978 to 1981 and director Sanajy Gupta says that creating the right background was a big challenge ... Read more...

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China needs quality improvement in urban life


March 26th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 26 (IANS) While China's rate of urbanisation has rocketed over the last three decades, the country is facing a challenge in improving the quality of urban life, according ... Read more...

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Depression peaks in those living alone


March 23rd, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, March 23 (IANS) The number of people living alone has not only doubled over the last three decades, thanks to the breakdown of the family system, but they are ... Read more...

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NASA: Arctic’s thickest ice diminishing faster than thin ice


March 1st, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by BNO News
GREENBELT, Maryland (BNO NEWS) -- The oldest and thickest Arctic sea ice is disappearing at a faster rate than the younger and thinner ice at the edges of the Arctic Ocean's floating ... Read more...

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Thickest Arctic Sea ice melting much faster


March 1st, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS) The oldest and thickest Arctic Sea ice is melting much faster than the younger and thinner ice at the edges of the Arctic Ocean's floating ice ... Read more...

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Revelry as India in Olympic race, hard road ahead


February 27th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) It was celebration time in India with the men's hockey team back in the Olympics after eight years. The only person who is thinking of ... Read more...

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Celebrations as India hockey back in Olympic race


February 27th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) It was celebration time in India with the men's hockey team back in the Olympics after eight years. The only person who is thinking of ... Read more...

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Of the magic of Zaina Kadal in old Srinagar (Letter from Kashmir) (With Images)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 26 (IANS) It was the hub of the city once, a place where wholesale traders did business and people flocked to visit the nearby shrines. But, in ... Read more...

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Left demands probe into farmer suicides


February 7th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) West Bengal opposition leader Surya Kanta Mishra Monday demanded a probe into the farmer suicides in the state and compensation to the families of such ... Read more...

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Model of India’s biggest mosque unveiled


January 30th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), Jan 30 (IANS) The model of what is billed as India's biggest mosque -- accommodating 25,000 in its courtyard -- was unveiled here Monday.The mosque is to come ... Read more...

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Russia, Iran to sign anti-drug deal


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Iran are all set to sign an agreement to handle drug-trafficking, extremism and cyber crimes.Iran, which shares a 900-km border with the world's ... Read more...

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New Indo-Pak music show shoot shifted to Dubai


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) Producers of an upcoming music-based reality show "Sur-kshetra" were hoping to bring to India some well-known artists from Pakistan. But the plans have gone for a ... Read more...

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Mamata’s fire and bluster scorches Goa poll scene (Goa Newsletter)


January 11th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 11 (IANS) The famed moodswings of Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee and her partymen against the ruling Congress party seem to have got into a domino ... Read more...

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CPI-M slams Trinamool for sidelining Congress


January 9th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 8 (IANS) Fuelling the controversy of the Congress acting as the B-Team of the Left, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday alleged that Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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