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Shutdown evokes mixed response in Andhra (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) A nationwide shutdown called by the opposition to protest the government's economic measures evoked mixed response in Andhra Pradesh Thursday.Buses of the state-owned Andhra Pradesh State ... Read more...

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‘Vennela 1 1/2′ will have live interval


September 17th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) Makers of Telugu film "Vennela 1 1/2" have a unique attraction - a live interval! Viewers who prefer staying back during the break will be entertained ... Read more...

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Malayalam film industry mourns Rajesh Khanna’s death


July 18th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 18 (IANS) The Malayalam film industry mourned the death of Bollywood's first superstar Rajesh Khanna who passed away Wednesday in Mumbai after prolonged illness.Mourning the death of ... Read more...

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Scientists edge towards fusion energy for power grid


June 10th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washinghton, June 10 (IANS) Researchers have made a significant headway in developing an experimental reactor that can demonstrate the feasibility of fusion energy for the power grid.Nuclear fusion promises to ... Read more...

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Congress loses Shimla local polls after 26 years (Lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
S0himla, May 28 (IANS) In a triangular contest, the Congress was Monday voted out of power from the Shimla Municipal Corporation after 26 years of rule, its candidates for ... Read more...

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Congress loses after 25 years in Shimla municipal polls


May 28th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 28 (IANS) In a major setback to the ruling Congress, the party faced a humiliating defeat in elections to the Shimla Municipal Corporation, its 25-year-old bastion, months ahead ... Read more...

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Nandana, Mantena part ways, say they’ll team up for film


May 15th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Actress Nandana Sen and producer Madhu Mantena have ended their nine-year-long relationship. The former is shifting to New York and the couple felt that a long-distance ... Read more...

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Akhilesh takes oath as legislative council member


May 14th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday took oath as a member of the legislative council. The 38-year-old chief minister was recently elected unopposed to ... Read more...

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Suspended MPs block parliament entrance


April 26th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The eight Congress MPs suspended from the Lok Sabha by their party for disrupting the House over the Telangana issue blocked the main entrance ... Read more...

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Decks cleared for fifth edition of Mammootty film


April 20th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 20 (IANS) Decks have been cleared for the fifth edition of the blockbuster Mammootty film "Oru CBI Dairy kurippu", a rarity in the Malayalam film industry, according to ... Read more...

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Akhilesh is candidate for Legislative Council


April 5th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 5 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav was Thursday declared the Samajwadi Party (SP) candidate for the upper house of the state assembly.Six other leaders including SP ... Read more...

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Activists urge India to vote against Sri Lanka


March 19th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) A group of Indian activists has urged the government to vote in Geneva in favour of a US-backed resolution attacking Sri Lanka over "war crimes"."While ... Read more...

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Himachal fair to fairer sex (March 8 is International Women’s Day)


March 7th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 7 (IANS) Call it a coincidence, but many top slots in the Himachal Pradesh administration are occupied by women.Be it the gubernatorial chair held by Urmila Singh ... Read more...

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Vijay Kumar’s team triumph in Louis Philippe golf


March 6th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 6 (IANS) PGTI member Vijay Kumar led his team to victory with a score of 52 in the Pro-Am event of the Louis Philippe Cup at the Karnataka ... Read more...

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Delhi Police constable killed in road accident (Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) A 45-year-old Delhi Police head constable died after his bike was hit from behind by an unidentified vehicle in the capital, police said Tuesday.Abhay ... Read more...

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February: A month of grave accidents in Delhi


February 28th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) With a head constable of Delhi Police killed when a speeding car hit his motorbike past midnight Tuesday, just a day after two people ... Read more...

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Delhi police constable dies in road accident


February 28th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) A 45-year-old Delhi police head constable died after his bike was hit from behind by an unidentified vehicle in the capital, police said Tuesday.Abhay Narayan ... Read more...

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Shimla to impose Rs.200 entry tax on cars


February 28th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 28 (IANS) If you heading for Shimla, the erstwhile summer capital of British India, to enjoy the cool hills coated with cedars, be prepared to pay an entry ... Read more...

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Independent candidate shot at in Ghaziabad


February 27th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Feb 26 (IANS) An Independent candidate for Ghaziabad city assembly constituency was injured when unidentified assailants shot at her Sunday night, police said. Her condition is said to be ... Read more...

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Deadlock continues in Andhra assembly (Lead)


February 21st, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 21 (IANS) In a spillover from the previous week, the Andhra Pradesh assembly remained paralysed Tuesday with opposition parties insisting on a debate on the liquor syndicate ... Read more...

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Deadlock continues in Andhra assembly


February 21st, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 21 (IANS) In a spill over from the previous week, the Andhra Pradesh assembly remained paralysed Tuesday with opposition parties insisting on a debate on the liquor ... Read more...

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Man commits suicide after wife’s death


January 28th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) A 28-year old man allegedly committed suicide hours after his wife's death in the capital, said police.Police said Satya Narayan Gupta allegedly committed suicide by ... Read more...

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Jagan’s aide sent to CBI custody in Emaar case


January 27th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 27 (IANS) A city court Friday remanded Sunil Reddy, an aide of YSR Congress party president Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) custody for questioning ... Read more...

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Circumstantial evidence should be conclusive: Supreme Court


January 15th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) A woman found murdered, her jewellery gone missing and her two neighbours arrested after their "confession" -- what the Kerala Police built as an open-and-shut ... Read more...

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Cinema, dieting, Delhi on book shelf (IANS Books This Week) (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


January 7th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) A compilation of short stories on women, the story of a budding lawyer wrongly diagnosed with cancer, the confessions of a serial dieter, an anthology ... Read more...

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Weight loss, cinema, Delhi on book shelf (IANS Books This Week)


January 7th, 2012 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) A compilation of short stories on women, the tale of a budding lawyer wrongly diagnosed with cancer, the confessions of a serial killer, an anthology ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Is anyone listening, ask hapless Manipur residents as blockade continues


October 30th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Oct 30 (IANS) For some, it has become a way of life. As the economic blockade in Manipur crossed an unprecedented 90 days, its residents continue to wait ... Read more...

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For a day, Manipur forgets blockade and celebrates


October 28th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Oct 28 (IANS) The markets were buzzing with excited revellers - many haggling over the price of fish - and there was excited chatter at homes as people prepared ... Read more...

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Northeastern girl molested in Delhi, two detained


October 18th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) A 25-year-old woman from Manipur was molested in the national capital when she went to a phone booth to make a call Sunday night, police ... Read more...

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‘Puthra’ is ordinary fare (Kannada Movie Review)


October 16th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Puthra"; Cast: Diganth, Supreetha, Roopashri, Avinash, Sudha Belawadi, Sundar Raj and Tennis Krishna; Producer: Anthony Paul; Director: V. Umakanth; Camera: Ravi Suvarna; Music: Raja Ramesh; Rating: **"Puthra" is a remake ... Read more...

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Indian craft dying slowly, consumers wake up: Designer


October 13th, 2011 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Handloom revivalist and designer Madhu Jain has been trying to resuscitate fine craftsmanship for 25 years but feels Indian consumers need to wake up and ... Read more...

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Chronology of Shivani Bhatnagar murder case


October 12th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Following is the chronology of the 1999 Shivani Bhatnagar murder case:Jan 23, 1999: Indian Express journalist Shivani Bhatnagar murdered at her east Delhi apartment.July 23, ... Read more...

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Hyderabad shutdown called on Sep 30, rail blockade in October (Roundup)


September 26th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 26 (IANS) The movement for separate statehood to Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region further intensified Monday with a minister and three MPs of the ruling Congress joining the ... Read more...

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Telangana protest reaches CM’s office, strike continues


September 26th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 26 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh state secretariat Monday resounded to traditional Telangana songs as the protest for a separate Telangana reached the doorstep of Chief Minister N. ... Read more...

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Madras High Court stays release of ‘Aarakshan’


August 8th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 8 (IANS) The Madras High Court Monday stayed the worldwide release of the Amitabh Bachchan starrer "Aarakshan" (Reservation), co-produced by Prakash Jha and Firoz A. Nadiadwala, for ... Read more...

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