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Uneasy calm after Delhi violence, 22 detained (Third Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) An uneasy calm prevailed in parts of east Delhi where largescale violence overnight left one man dead, with police Monday saying they had detained 22 ... Read more...

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Unmukt allowed to move to second year: VC (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) U-19 cricket World Cup winning captain Unmukt Chand has been allowed to move to his second year at St. Stephen's College, but he has to ... Read more...

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Sibal backs Unmukt, requests DU to allow him for exam


August 31st, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Friday said he had requested the Delhi University vice chancellor to use his discretionary powers and allow U-19 World ... Read more...

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Sports minister to bat for Unmukt at Delhi University (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India's Sports Minister Ajay Maken Thursday said he would take up U-19 World Cup winning captain Unmukt Chand's case with the Delhi University.Maken said it ... Read more...

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Flunked by college, Unmukt finds support in Dhoni


August 30th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Thursday came out in support of the U-19 World Cup winning skipper Unmukt Chand, who was barred from taking ... Read more...

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Gurgaon BMW hit-and-run: Order on police plea reserved


May 16th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 16 (IANS) A court here Wednesday reserved its decision on a police plea demanding test identification parade (TIP) of Suraj Sehrawat, the main accused in the BMW hit-and-run ... Read more...

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Medical student commits suicide in AIIMS


March 4th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) A medical student, who was disturbed over his academic performance, committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan in his hostel room in All ... Read more...

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Separatists’ strike affects life in Kashmir


November 25th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 25 (IANS) Life in Kashmir Valley was Friday affected by a protest shutdown called by hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani against political detentions.Many shops, businesses and schools ... Read more...

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Mumbai halts to watch India-Pakistan cricket clash


March 30th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) Mumbai and other Maharashtra cities called it an early day Wednesday to watch the "mother of all cricket matches", the World Cup semifinal between India and ... Read more...

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West Indies miss the comedian in Dwayne Bravo (World Cup diary)


March 11th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 11 (IANS) It has been a week since all-rounder Dwayne Bravo flew home after injuring his knee in the West Indies' opening 2011 World Cup game against ... Read more...

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Good education not the right of just a few people, says Sonia Gandhi


September 8th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.8 (ANI): Expressing concern at the high percentage of students leaving schools soon after taking admissions, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday said good education was just not the ... Read more...

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Hurriyat calls for shutdown in Srinagar on death anniversary of Mirwaiz and Lone


May 21st, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir), May 21 (ANI): The Hurriyat Conference has called for a shutdown on Friday on the occasion of the death anniversaries of prominent leaders, Mirwaiz Moulvi Mohammad Farooq and ... Read more...

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93pct of Brits to skip the church on Christmas


December 25th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 25 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that almost 93 per cent of Britons would be skipping the church on Christmas Day.They would either be spending Christmas eating turkey, drinking ... Read more...

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Punjab shutdown peaceful, evokes mixed response (Roundup)


December 7th, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 7 (IANS) The Punjab shutdown call given by radical Sikh organisations to protest against Saturday's violence in Ludhiana passed off peacefully and evoked a mixed response in the state ... Read more...

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Mixed response to Punjab shutdown call, Ludhiana under curfew (Lead)


December 7th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 7 (IANS) The Punjab shutdown call given by radical Sikh organisations to protest against Saturday's violence in Ludhiana evoked a mixed response in the state Monday. Shops in most cities and ... Read more...

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Bihar teachers under attendance watch


September 10th, 2009 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 10 (IANS) Skipping classes could prove costly for teachers in Bihar. Concerned over the poor attendance in schools, the state government has decided to introduce technology to monitor the presence ... Read more...

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Bihar teachers’ pay to be linked to student attendance


August 21st, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 21 (IANS) Salaries of teachers of government schools in Bihar will not be paid if they failed to ensure at least 75 percent attendance of their students, officials said Friday. Concerned ... Read more...

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Parents reluctant to send girls back to ‘reopened’ Swat schools citing security fears


August 1st, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Aug. 1 (ANI): The government of Pakistan's NWFP province has announced the opening of schools from Saturday, but most parents are hesitant about sending their daughters to the tent schools ... Read more...

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Los Angeles marathon held as US troops in Iraq prepare to run


May 26th, 2009 - 11:11 am ICT by John Le Fevre
More than 17,000 people ran, walked, biked and rolled across the starting line for the 24th annual Los Angeles Marathon this morning, with cool, overcast weather providing perfect conditions. The 26.2 mile (42.16km) ... Read more...

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Former Pak cricket players annoyed by dead Karachi pitch (Re-issue)


February 27th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Former captain Wasim Akram, while referring to the low attendance of people at the Karachi National Stadium during the first Test, said that such flat wickets where there was absolutely no ... Read more...

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Former Pak cricket players annoyed by ‘dead’ Karachi pitch


February 26th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by admin
Karachi, Feb.26 (ANI): The Test match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka may have inked its name in the game's history books for the huge number of runs scored, but several former Pakistan ... Read more...

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One-day cricket suffering from low attendance


January 17th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 17 (IANS) It's no secret that Twenty20 cricket has taken a toll on the popularity of One-dayers and this fact has been demonstrated in the ongoing series between Australia and ... Read more...

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PCA tries ‘buy-one, get-one-free’ gimmick to fill stadium


December 22nd, 2008 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), Dec 22 (IANS) Unable to ensure even a decent crowd attendance at the ongoing second cricket Test between India and England at the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) Stadium here, ... Read more...

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Mumbai comes to grinding halt post terror attacks


November 27th, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Financial and other activities in this commercial hub of India came to a grinding halt Thursday in the wake of the terrorist attacks that rocked the city and ... Read more...

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IOC happy with running of the Olympics


August 13th, 2008 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 13 (DPA) Olympic hosts China may be bothered by low attendance and nervous over security and media freedom, but the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is delighted with the smooth running ... Read more...

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Himachal Pradesh teachers end strike, resume work


July 3rd, 2008 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 3 (IANS) Teaching work in more than 250 schools in Himachal Pradesh resumed Thursday after thousands of teachers, who were boycotting classes for the past 10 days, ended their strike. ... Read more...

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West Bengal hit by Trinamul shutdown


April 21st, 2008 - 4:59 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) Train services in West Bengal were hit while schools and colleges were closed Monday during a 12-hour strike over rising food prices, with Rahul Gandhi cancelling his flight ... Read more...

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