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Mumbai calm but police remain on guard


August 12th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) An uneasy calm prevailed in Mumbai Sunday, a day after violence sparked by killings of Muslims in Assam and Myanmar killed two people and injured about ... Read more...

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Olympics: Saina, Jai Bhagwan stay on course as archers, shooters bow out (Overall Roundup)


July 30th, 2012 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Badminton star Saina Nehwal made a confident start, while boxer Jai Bhagwan followed his senior teammate Vijender Singh in the round of 16 to give ... Read more...

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Olympics: Saina, Jai Bhagwan, Vijender add lustre to India’s campaign (Intro Roundup)


July 30th, 2012 - 2:03 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) India's star shuttler Saina Nehwal eased out her opening match rival and boxer Jai Bhagwan joined his more illustrious team mate Vijender Singh in the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Saina, Jai Bhagwan, Vijender add shine to India’s campaign (Roundup)


July 30th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) India's star shuttler Saina Nehwal eased out her opening match rival and boxer Jai Bhagwan joined his more illustrious team mate Vijender Singh in the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Indian boxers Vijender, Jai Bhagwan shine (Second Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Boxers Vijender Singh and his childhood friend Jai Bhagwan set the record straight for India, after the disappointment of Shiva Thapa, as they made their way ... Read more...

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Olympics: Saina, Vijender, Jai Bhagwan keep India’s hopes alive (Evening Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) India's champion shuttler Saina Nehwal had an easy outing and Jai Bhagwan joined his more illustrious team mate Vijender Singh in the round of 16 but ... Read more...

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Tension at mosque site, few arrested for stoning police


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A number of people have been arrested following the late Saturday night clash at an excavated site near the Jama Masjid when a mob pelted ... Read more...

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Pakistan discusses reopening of NATO supply routes


July 15th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 15 (IANS) Pakistan's top political and military leadership held a meeting at President House over reopening of NATO supply routes to Afghanistan.The meeting was held late Saturday night ... Read more...

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10 pilgrims killed in Jammu accident


July 15th, 2012 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 15 (IANS) At least 10 pilgrims were killed and more than 20 seriously injured when the bus they were travelling rolled down on a gorge near Digdole on ... Read more...

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‘Looking at CPI-M workers’ faces will bring bad luck’


June 17th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 17 (IANS) A Trinamool Congress leader known for his weird pronouncements has tossed up another one, asking his party cadres not to look at Communist Party of ... Read more...

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Train services yet to be restored in northeast


June 10th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Silchar/Agartala, June 10 (IANS) Train services between the northeastern states of Tripura, Manipur and Mizoram, as also southern Assam and the rest of India are yet to be restored even ... Read more...

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Kerala cop arrested for forging letter to media


March 18th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 18 (IANS) A Kerala subinspector of police has been arrested for allegedly sending out a forged letter to the media saying the government wanted 268 e-mail IDs snooped ... Read more...

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Body recovered from boat wreck off Kerala coast


March 5th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Alappuzha (Kerala), March 4 (IANS) The body of a Kerala fisherman, who was on a boat allegedly rammed by a ship off the coast near here earlier in the week, ... Read more...

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Singapore ship suspected in Kerala boat accident


March 4th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) The Indian authorities suspect that a Singapore-flagged ship may have been responsible for the collision with a boat in the Arabian Sea off Kerala March 1 ... Read more...

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Finally, veils to go off Mayawati statues


March 4th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 4 (IANS) Draped in pink sheets since Jan 11 following an Election Commission (EC) order, the veils will at long last go off scores of statues of ... Read more...

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Goa Catholic priest, 500 others booked for assaulting cops


February 26th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 26 (IANS) A Catholic priest and 500 others have been booked for assaulting two Special Branch personnel of the Goa police at the Velim church late Saturday night.Sources ... Read more...

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Two ‘rapists’ lynched in West Bengal


February 26th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Egra (West Bengal), Feb 26 (IANS) Two people were lynched by angry villagers after they raped a woman at Egra in West Bengal's East Midnapore district, police said Sunday."Two persons ... Read more...

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Two killed as neighbours’ spat turns violent


February 12th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) An argument between neighbours in west Delhi over a comment made on the elopment of a girl turned violent, leaving with two of a family ... Read more...

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Two hurt as rocket hits Pakistani journalist’s home


February 5th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 5 (IANS) A rocket slammed into the house of a journalist in Pakistan's restive North Waziristan tribal region, injuring two children. Pakistani forces and suspected Taliban rebels ... Read more...

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No cheap selling of spectrum in Antrix-Devas deal: Review Committee


February 5th, 2012 - 4:05 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 5 (IANS) The controversial deal between Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) commercial arm Antrix Corporation and Devas Multimedia may not have resulted in huge revenue loss for ... Read more...

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Hazare hospitalised, under treatment


January 1st, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 1 (IANS) Anna Hazare was rushed to a private hospital here and is under treatment and feeling better, an aide said here Sunday.Hazare, 74, ailing since the ... Read more...

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Four Maoists surrender in Bengal


December 25th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 25 (IANS) Four Maoists Sunday surrendered in West Bengal in response to the rehabilitation package announced by the state government for surrendering rebels, police said.Sanjay Rajoar, Prabhat ... Read more...

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Basketball nationals: Punjab notch two wins


December 18th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 18 (IANS) The Punjab men's team, third in the previous championship, overcame a fighting Uttarakhand 78-66 for their second win to remain on course for a berth in ... Read more...

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Punjab farmers end agitation; road, rail blockade ends


December 11th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 11 (IANS) Road and railway traffic limped back to normal across Punjab Sunday as agitating farmers, demanding waiving of power bills among other things, lifted their blockade of ... Read more...

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18-year-old gives birth to triplets


November 20th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 20 (IANS) An 18-year-old has given birth to triplets in a government hospital in Tripura, a health official said Sunday."Basana Debbarma, 18, delivered three sons at the Teliamura ... Read more...

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Pakistani forces hunt for militants after intelligence men killed


November 13th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 13 (IANS) The Pakistani security forces Sunday launched a major hunt for militants behind the killing of five intelligence officials in the eastern Punjab province, reported local ... Read more...

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Ex-Andhra official held in illegal mining case


November 13th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 13 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested a former Andhra Pradesh government official in connection with the illegal mining case involving former Karnataka minister G. ... Read more...

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Telangana legislators on protest in speaker’s chamber


October 2nd, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 1 (IANS) In an unprecedented development, four legislators from Telangana region carried on a sit-in inside the speaker's chamber at the Andhra Pradesh assembly till late Saturday ... Read more...

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Pranab-Manmohan meeting ends


September 25th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) A meeting between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on the 2G spectrum issue in the wake of a finance ministry ... Read more...

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2G controversy: Pranab meets PM


September 25th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) The meeting between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on the 2G spectrum issue in the wake of a finance ministry ... Read more...

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Lahore dengue toll rises to 36


September 18th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) One more person has died of dengue in Lahore, taking the toll to 36. The Pakistani city has been severely hit by the mosquito-borne disease over ... Read more...

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15 Ladakh artists killed in Himachal bus accident


August 15th, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Manali/Srinagar, Aug 14 (IANS) At least 15 people, including eight women, were killed when a mini-bus skidded off the road and fell into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh, police said ... Read more...

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Bengal ex-minister faces fresh case after skeleton find


August 14th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 14 (IANS) West Bengal Police Sunday slapped another case against former Marxist minister Sushanta Ghosh , arrested for his alleged role in the killing of seven Trinamool ... Read more...

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China braces for Typhoon Muifa


August 7th, 2011 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) Over 200,000 people were evacuated Saturday evening in Shanghai, while about 230,000 residents were relocated from the coastal areas of Zhejiang province, as Typhoon Muifa approached ... Read more...

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Thousands evacuated in China as Muifa threat looms large (Second Lead)


August 6th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 6 (IANS) Thousands of people have been evacuated and over 200 flights were cancelled Saturday as typhoon Muifa surged towards China's eastern seaboard packing a wind speed of ... Read more...

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