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Indian boxers need to punch with more meat


August 18th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Four years ago, when Vijender Singh won India's first Olympic boxing medal, the sport received a shot in the fist. No less than eight boxers, ... Read more...

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‘Indian boxers can get three medals at Olympics’


July 7th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 7 (IANS) Indian pugilists can win three medals at the London Olympics, said a top boxing referee from Goa who will attend the 2012 games as an observer.Speaking ... Read more...

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Maoists attack Chhattisgarh minister’s house, kill guard (Lead)


May 17th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kondagaon (Chhattisgarh), May 17 (IANS) Suspected Maoists opened fire at the house of Chhattisgarh Sports Minister Lata Usendi in Kondagoan district Thursday evening, killing her security guard, police said. ... Read more...

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Maoists attack Chhattisgarh minister’s house, kill guard


May 17th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kondagaon (Chhattisgarh), May 17 (IANS) Suspected Maoists opened fire at the native house of Chhattisgarh's Sports Minister Lata Usendi Thursday evening, killing the security guard, police said. The minister ... Read more...

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Ministers take high ‘moral ground’ after conviction (Punjab Newsletter)


May 12th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 12 (IANS) This could be termed the height of irony, even in the strange world of politics. Two ministers in Punjab's Parkash Singh Badal-led government, convicted in ... Read more...

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Crisis in Karnataka BJP worsens


May 10th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 10 (IANS) The crisis in Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party Thursday headed for a flashpoint as supporters of former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa stepped up pressure for ... Read more...

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Jagir Kaur’s resignation accepted


March 31st, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 31 (IANS) A day after she was convicted and sentenced to five years' rigorous imprisonment for criminal conspiracy and other charges in the mysterious death of her ... Read more...

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Badal government’s lone woman minister convicted, jailed (Roundup)


March 30th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala (Punjab), March 30 (IANS) A fortnight after she was sworn in as cabinet minister, senior Punjab minister Jagir Kaur was Friday arrested and sent to jail after a court ... Read more...

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Punjab minister gets jail term for daughter’s death (Lead)


March 30th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala (Punjab), March 30 (IANS) Senior Punjab minister Jagir Kaur was Friday held guilty by a court here of conspiracy in the death of her own daughter in April ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan faces flak for remarks on ex-CPI-M woman leader


March 11th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 11 (IANS) Kerala's Leader of Opposition V.S. Achuthanandan Sunday landed in controversy with politicians from across the spectrum condemning his remarks against a former CPI-M leader Sindhu Joy, ... Read more...

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Denied ticket, Goa Congress legislator slams Sonia


February 11th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 11 (IANS) Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's double-speak on 33 percent reservation for women has been exposed, party leader and Goa's only woman legislator Victoria Fernandes said Saturday, ... Read more...

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‘Haywire’ - tale of a modern femme fatale (IANS Movie Review)


January 28th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Haywire"; Cast: Gina Carano, Ewan McGregor, Michael Fassbender; Director: Steven Soderbergh; Rating: ***1/2Hollywood is always on the lookout for deadly femme fatales who can give men a run for their ... Read more...

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Widows and orphans will be rehabiliated: Kashmir’s woman minister (Interview)


January 22nd, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 22 (IANS) Officially the figures are 9,000 widows and 25,000 orphans, but activists claim the figures are much higher. Women and children have been among the worst hit ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro through foreign eyes: global system lacking global etiquettes


January 13th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hurrying down the steps of a Delhi Metro station, I jump into the first available train. Eyes stare at me. I am not only the lone woman in the train car ... Read more...

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World’s top squash players to hold Clinic in Delhi


December 10th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) World's leading squash players, including Egyptian Mohamed El Shorabgy and India's Dipika Pallikal, will conduct a clinic at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here Sunday.World ... Read more...

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A single bill can’t eradicate corruption: Mahasweta Devi (Interview)


November 10th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 10 (IANS) As the debate rages over a strong anti-graft law, Magsaysay award winner, writer and renowned social activist Mahasweta Devi feels that a single bill cannot ... Read more...

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Lesser-known Annas also fast across the country


August 25th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Away from media glare, many people across India have been fasting in solidarity with social activist Anna Hazare, whose 10-day-old fast against corruption has caught ... Read more...

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20 on hunger strike in Chennai, health deteriorating


August 25th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 25 (IANS) The condition of 20 people who have been fasting here for the last 10 days to support Anna Hazare's campaign for a strong Lokpal bill, is ... Read more...

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When a lone woman confronted rioters in London


August 9th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) A lone woman who stood up to the rioters and told them not to touch the shops in London has become an internet hit.A Telegraph journalist ... Read more...

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Sangma allocates portfolios to ministers


June 8th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 8 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Wednesday reshuffled the portfolios of some of his ministers a day after the inducting three new ministers.Sangma has retained some ... Read more...

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Dorjee Khandu’s body being brought to Itanagar


May 5th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 5 (IANS) The body of Dorjee Khandu, the Arunachal Pradesh chief minister, was expected to arrive here from Tawang around 12.30 p.m. Thursday, a day after the wreckage ... Read more...

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Five bodies, wreckage of Dorjee Khandu’s chopper found (Second Lead)


May 4th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 4 (IANS) Five mutilated bodies and the wreckage of the helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu were found Wednesday near the Jang waterfalls in Tawang district, ... Read more...

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Wreckage of Arunachal chief minister’s chopper found (Lead)


May 4th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 4 (IANS) The wreckage of the chopper carrying Arunachal Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu and four others was found in Lobotang area of the state's Tawang district Wednesday morning, ... Read more...

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Karnataka minister takes on Pawar on endosulfan


April 18th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 18 (IANS) Karnataka Energy Minister Shobha Karandlage Monday accused Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar of supporting the controversial insecticide endosulfan manufacturers and not farmers."He is speaking in support ... Read more...

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Nepal civil servants aim for peak performance - Mt Everest


February 24th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 24 (IANS) Despite being targeted by various armed groups who killed 34 officials and despite being slapped by a minister who went unpunished, Nepal's civil servants are out ... Read more...

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Karnataka to ban Endosulfan use


February 17th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 17 (IANS) Karnataka Thursday decided to ban use of pesticide Endosulfan following reports of its health hazard and sought the central government's nod for the measure."The cabinet decided to ... Read more...

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Karnataka woman minister claims threat by cooking gas mafia


February 2nd, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 2 (IANS) Karnataka's lone woman minister Shobha Karandlaje Wednesday claimed she had received a call that she will "meet the same fate as Yashwant Sonawane" for trying to streamline the ... Read more...

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‘BJP’s Guwahati meet at buoyant time for party’ (Interview)


January 7th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
By George Joseph New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national executive meeting in Guwahati from Saturday "comes at a buoyant political situation" for the party after a ... Read more...

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Lone woman withdraws from Tibetan polls


December 21st, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 21 (IANS) The lone woman candidate in the election to the post of "Kalon Tripa," the prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile, has withdrawn from the contest, an official said ... Read more...

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Heritage Indian instruments retrieved from obscurity


December 18th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) The National Museum in Delhi has retrieved nearly 400 years of India's classical music legacy from the ravages of time by reopening a gallery that the country's ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa survives - at a cost to his and BJP’s image


November 24th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Nov 24 (IANS) He was a leader with a largely clean image when he took over as Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) first chief minister in south India 30 ... Read more...

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Harvard scholar is frontrunner for Tibetan PM-in-exile


November 12th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 12 (IANS) Lobsang Sangey, a senior fellow of Harvard Law School, Friday emerged as the frontrunner during the primary poll to nominate candidates for the Kalon Tripa or 'prime minister' ... Read more...

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Countdown to Karnataka crisis and road ahead


October 29th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 29 (IANS) Half-way through its term, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) first government in Karnataka and south India is fast becoming a regime constantly worrying about its stability.Dismissed for ... Read more...

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30 Congress legislators being lured by BJP: Siddaramaiah


October 23rd, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, Oct 23 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka is continuing efforts to lure opposition legislators to its side and 30 Congress members are being wooed by it, ... Read more...

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Tibetan netizens debate their prime ministerial candidates


October 2nd, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Dharamsala, Oct 2 (IANS) The Tibetan cyberspace is abuzz with activity ahead of Sunday's primary elections to shortlist candidates for the 'prime minister' and parliament of the Tibetan government-in-exile here.The ... Read more...

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