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Admiral Joshi is new Indian Navy chief


August 31st, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Admiral Devendra Kumar Joshi, an anti-submarine warfare specialist, Friday took over as Indian Navy chief.He succeeds Admiral Nirmal Verma, who retired from service after 43 ... Read more...

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We’re trying to protect India Gate, not restrict access: Delhi Police


August 28th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Clarifying that there are no restrictions on public entry at India Gate, the Delhi Police Tuesday said they have only enhanced the security of the ... Read more...

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Shettar stakes claim to form government


July 11th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) legislative leader Jagadish Shettar Wednesday staked claim to form the ruling party's third government in Karnataka. He will be sworn ... Read more...

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Delhiites enthralled by century’s last Venus transit (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) It was a breathtaking experience for sky gazers here Wednesday when Venus - the second planet from the Sun and the Earth's neighbour - crossed ... Read more...

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‘No cover-ups, army’s secular character to be maintained’ (Second Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) There would be no cover-ups and the "secular, apolitical" character of the force would be maintained, Indian Army chief Gen. Bikram Singh asserted Friday, ... Read more...

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No row will be brushed under carpet: army chief


June 1st, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) On his first day in office, Indian Army chief Gen Bikram Singh Friday sent out a strong message regarding difficulties facing the force, including sexual ... Read more...

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Concerned over murder charges against officers: Retiring army chief (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) In a parting shot on the day he hung up his boots as the Indian Army chief, Gen. V.K. Singh expressed "concern" Thursday over murder ... Read more...

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Pranab says he likes Rashtrapati Bhavan lawns!


May 25th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's cryptic comment about Rashtrapati Bhavan's extensive lawns and how he loves to walk has renewed speculation about the veteran leader's ... Read more...

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Stallone sells new house


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) Hollywood actor Sylvester Stallone is selling his luxury home in California less than two years after buying it.The star paid 4.5 million dollars for ... Read more...

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‘Proud to be dirty’ drive in Britain


April 8th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 8 (IANS) A drought-hit water firm in Britain is encouraging car drivers to desist from washing their vehicles and spread the message being serious about saving water. It ... Read more...

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Rohit Bal’s grand finale gets standing ovation


March 7th, 2012 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) The grand finale of one of India's finest designers Rohit Bal at the Lakme Fashion Week was a memorable one. The designer did not want to ... Read more...

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Rushdie’s address called off amid security threat (Second Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 24 (IANS) Hours of suspense climaxed Tuesday when a much awaited video address by author Salman Rushdie at the Jaipur Literature Festival was called off following protests by ... Read more...

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Rushdie’s video conference may be cancelled


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 23 (IANS) Salman Rushdie's interaction with the audience via video link, scheduled for Tuesday, may be cancelled citing law and order concerns, a source in the police said.The ... 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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Total lunar eclipse on Saturday


December 7th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) With the year's last lunar eclipse on Saturday, and the next only after three years, citizens can look forward to a view of the moon ... Read more...

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Cadets shake a leg at NDA Ball


November 20th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Nov 20 (IANS) After three years of arduous training, cadets at the prestigious National Defence Academy (NDA) had a chance to spend a glamorous evening - shaking a leg ... Read more...

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Tibetans held for picketing Chinese embassy, released (Lead)


October 9th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Thirteen Tibetan students were detained here Sunday for picketing the Chinese embassy to protest against the "illegal Chinese occupation of Tibet", police said. They were ... Read more...

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PM hopeful but says ‘anything can happen’ (Lead)


August 24th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said the government was doing its best to "defuse the situation" created by the protest fast of Anna Hazare with ... Read more...

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Third Delhi Haat to come up in Janakpuri


August 24th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday laid the foundation stone of the third Dilli Haat or village craftsmen's mart in the Janakpuri locality in the ... Read more...

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Hazare supporters stage march in Delhi


August 21st, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The lawns near the historical India Gate were Sunday packed with hundreds of protesters who later marched to the Ramlila Ground to support social activist ... Read more...

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Vendors to businessmen, everyone is for Anna


August 18th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The thousands who packed the India Gate lawns here cheering jailed Gandhian Anna Hazare for his war on corruption included an entire spectrum of ... Read more...

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Amid Anna storm, PM chides an adamant Hazare (Evening Lead)


August 17th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Tens of thousands gathered in the heart of the national capital Wednesday in support of the jailed Anna Hazare even as Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Delhi Police to decide on Hazare later (Lead)


August 15th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Taken unawares by Anna Hazare's unscheduled stop at Rajghat to meditate and the big crowd gathered around him, the Delhi Police said they would wait ... Read more...

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Anna prays at Rajghat, cops taken by surprise


August 15th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Surrounded by hundreds of supporters and media personnel, civil society activist Anna Hazare Monday prayed at Mahatma Gandhi's memorial Rajghat after being denied permission by ... Read more...

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No protest curbs at Jantar Mantar, India Gate now (Lead)


July 29th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Within 24 hours of banning any gathering of five or more people in the heart of the capital coinciding with parliament session beginning Aug 1, ... Read more...

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Prohibitory orders to be imposed ahead of Anna fast


July 29th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Delhi Police Friday said that prohibitory orders will be imposed from Saturday in the heart of the capital coinciding with parliament session, but this is ... Read more...

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Telangana supporter found hanging in India Gate area (Lead)


July 20th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) A 23-year-old supporter of separate Telangana, apparently upset over the delay in granting statehood to the region, was found hanging from a tree in ... Read more...

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Cabinet berths for Congress’ Kerala allies


May 16th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 16 (IANS) The Congress has "more or less" decided to give all its allies cabinet berths in the new Kerala government, chief minister in waiting Oommen Chandy said."Yes, ... Read more...

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Candlelight vigil against child labour


April 20th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) In the backdrop of the shocking case of a 10-year-old boy being beaten to death by his employer, an NGO here will hold a candlelight ... Read more...

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Greenpeace to observe a month of Japanese tsunami


April 11th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) A candlelight vigil will be held Monday at India Gate in the city to mark one month of the earthquake-tsunami catastrophe that hit Japan.Greenpeace, the ... Read more...

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Greenpeace to observe one month of Japanese tsunami


April 8th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) To mark the one month of the catastrophe in Japan, Greenpeace Friday said it will observe April 11 as a National Day of Action Against ... Read more...

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Kirsten declines to reveal future plans


April 3rd, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) Gary Kirsten, the coach of the World Cup-winning Indian cricket team, Sunday declined to reveal his future plans or whether he would take over as ... Read more...

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Plumber lines front lawn with toilets in protest


March 28th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Maine, Mar 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A plumber in Maine demonstrated his displeasure with his town’s decision that he believed would lead to more parking lots on the streets in his neighborhood. He ... Read more...

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Delhi grooves at India Gate as world observes Earth Hour


March 27th, 2011 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) There were no lights, yet people's energy was at its peak at the India Gate lawns Saturday night. Over a thousand people gathered and ... Read more...

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