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AIFF, clubs spar over I-League status


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The turf war over the property rights of the I-League between the All India Football Federation (AIFF) and the clubs continues. As things stand, the ... Read more...

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US wants Iraq to plug loopholes on Iran sanctions


August 21st, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) The US government has called on Iraq to close the "loopholes" in preventing Iran from skirting its sanctions through financial and logistical ties shared by ... Read more...

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Chidambaram helping MNCs, says CPI-M


August 7th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The CPI-M Tuesday accused Finance Minister P. Chidambaram of helping multinationals to escape tax on assets acquired in India and also foreign and Indian ... Read more...

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‘Rural jobs, housing schemes not functioning optimally’


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Lack of monitoring and flaws in implementastion in the government's rural jobs and housing schemes have stymied their potential, a member of the National Human ... Read more...

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Pulses, edible oils may be subsidised to reduce prices: Food Minister (Interview)


July 26th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Concerned that lower production of pulses and oilseeds due to a deficient monsoon could hike their prices, the government is planning to sell these two ... Read more...

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Congress asks Kerala to protect agricultural land


July 18th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 18 (IANS) A high-level coordination committee of the Congress party Wednesday asked the Oommen Chandy government in Kerala to amend existing laws and bring in suitable fresh laws ... Read more...

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Molestation case: Police nabs two more


July 15th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 15 (IANS) Police have arrested two more suspected culprits from the group that publicly molested and stripped a teenage girl in the main city of Assam last Monday, ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily rues lack of coordination to fight terror


July 13th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) The lack of coordination among security forces has given extremises more opportunities, a Pakistani daily said Friday, a day after nine police personnel were gunned ... Read more...

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Government preparing for post poll showdown


July 5th, 2012 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The UPA government is preparing for a showdown anticipating that the BJP-backed P. Sangma will take the office-of-profit charge against Pranab Mukherjee to the ... Read more...

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Comments invited on new tax rules, PM to take final call (Second lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) The government Friday issued draft guidelines on the General Anti Avoidance Rules (GAAR), inviting comments from different stakeholders and clarified that Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Govt invites comments on GAAR, PM to take final call (Lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) The government Friday issued draft guidelines on the general anti-avoidance rules (GAAR), inviting comments from different stakeholders and clarified that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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PM for wide consultation on GAAR


June 29th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday sought wide consultation on the draft guidelines of the General Anti Avoidance Rules (GAAR) and said these would be ... Read more...

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ICC asks Bangladesh, Sri Lanka to have anti-graft code


June 25th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 25 (IANS) Taking strong note of reports of corruption in domestic cricket, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has asked Bangladesh and Sri Lanka to have an anti-corruption ... Read more...

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World champion Anand still eager to learn: Grand Master Ganguly (Interview)


June 4th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 4 (IANS) Notwithstanding five World Chess Championship triumphs, Grand Master Viswanathan Anand continues to be flexibile and is still eager to learn, says a member of his team ... Read more...

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Kerala to pay pensions through banks


May 29th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 29 (IANS) Kerala Tuesday said all pensions payable in the social sector would be given only through banks from the next financial year and the state government ... Read more...

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Makers to be forced to recall energy inefficient products


May 23rd, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 23 (IANS) The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) is planning to force manufacturers of energy star rated consumer durables to recall their products till they achieve the promised ... Read more...

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Mock drill conducted at Agartala airport


May 18th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 18 (IANS) Agartala airport authorities Friday conducted a mock drill to test its preparedness for crises like crash, emergency landing and hijacking, officials said.Unaware about the exercise, passengers ... Read more...

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Health ministry probing irregularities in drug trials (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The health ministry Thursday said it has "already taken several steps" to plug loopholes in the Central Drugs Standards Control Organisation, which has been pulled ... Read more...

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‘The Lucky One’ - Mills & Boons for teens (IANS Movie Review)


May 5th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Lucky One"; Cast: Zac Efron, Taylor Schilling, Blythe Danner; Director: Scott Hicks; Rating: *1/2Melodrama and sentimentality in cinema are necessary in small proportions. However, it requires delicate handling. Those ... Read more...

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Nabard’s Rs.15 bn fund to help women’s self-help groups


April 14th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) The National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development (Nabard) will create a Rs.15 billion fund to cater to women's Self-Help Groups in economically weaker districts in ... Read more...

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Suspended BJP MP on protest fast against Himachal’s Lokayukta act


April 5th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 5 (IANS) A suspended parliamentarian of Himachal Pradesh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was on a day-long fast Thursday in the shadow of the statue of Mahatma ... Read more...

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Maharashtra to probe housing quota misuse


April 4th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) The Maharashtra government will probe instances of politicians and bureaucrats allegedly acquiring more than one flat under the housing quota, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said here ... Read more...

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Aarushi case: CBI gets notice on Talwars’ plea (Second Lead)


March 26th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on a plea by murdered teenager Aarushi's mother Nupur Talwar seeking review ... Read more...

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Aarushi case: CBI gets notice on Talwars’ plea (Lead)


March 26th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on a plea by murdered teenager Aarushi's mother Nupur Talwar seeking review ... Read more...

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Anna returns with anti-graft protest, threatens more agitation (Roundup)


March 25th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Anna Hazare, on a day-long fast Sunday, set a 2014 deadline -- when general elections are scheduled -- for an all-powerful anti-corruption watchdog and ... Read more...

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Committee on minority education seeks databank creation (Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Members of a national committee monitoring access of minorities to education, which met for the first time here Monday, pitched for creating an authentic databank ... Read more...

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‘The Devil Inside’ does not scare much (IANS Movie Review)


March 4th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Devil Inside"; Cast: Fernanda Andrade, Simon Quarterman, Evan Helmuth; Director: William Brent Bell; Rating: * 1/2When "Paranormal Activity" came in 2007, the premise and shooting style was so simple ... Read more...

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‘Sankranthi’ - old wine in boring bottle (Kannada Movie Review)


March 3rd, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Sankranthi"; Cast: Gururaj, Roopashri, Sreenivasa Murthy, Shankar Aswath, Master Hirannaiah, Bhavya, Vijaya Kashi, Mandya Ramesh, B.V. Radha, Mallesh, Shankara Patil, Skanda; Screenplay-Director: Mussanje Mahesh; Producer and Story: R.S. Gowda; Music: ... Read more...

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Chinese warned against using web in public places


March 1st, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 1 (IANS) People in Beijing who use Wi-Fi facilities in public places like coffee shops and libraries are being warned to take care of their personal details as ... Read more...

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‘Ishq’ feel-good romantic film: Marks Nitin’s come back (Telugu Movie Review)


February 26th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Ishq"; Cast: Nitin, Nitya Menon, Ajay, Sindhu Tholani, Nagineedu and Ali; Producer: Vikram Gaud and Sudhakara Reddy; Screenplay-writer-Director: Vikram Kumar; Cinematographer: P.C. Sriram; Composer: Anoop Reubens-Arvind Shankar; Rating: ***Telugu actor ... Read more...

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Hockey Olympic qualifier: Final can be tight, but India should win (Preview)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) By design or by accident, India are playing France Sunday in a match that matters the most in the men's hockey qualifiers here for the ... Read more...

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FIFA urges Uganda football federation to amend constitution


February 10th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kampala (Uganda), Feb 10 (IANS) Football's world governing body FIFA has urged the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) to amend its constitution to avoid internal disputes in the future.Primo ... Read more...

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Former bank employees arrested for cheating


February 3rd, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Two former bank employees were arrested for allegedly cheating a number of insurance policy holders on the pretext of reviving their policy accounts which were ... Read more...

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Show courage on Lokpal bill, Hazare urges PM


January 22nd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Anna Hazare Sunday appealed to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to show courage in passing a stringent Lokpal bill, like he did on the India-US ... Read more...

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‘Nandeeswarudu’ - extremely violent, bad remake (Telugu Movie Review)


January 22nd, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Producer: Kota Gangadhar; Cast: Cast: Taraka Ratna, Sheena, Jagapathi Babu, Suman, Seetha, Ajay, Rajeev Kanakala; Director: Anji Sreenu; Music: Parthasarathy, Rating: *1/2Ratna's new film "Nandeeswarudu" is a bad remake of Kannada ... Read more...

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