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Norway, India extend programme on child, maternal mortality


June 19th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) An India-Norway initiative for reducing child and maternal mortality will be extended till 2017 to coincide with the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) plan, an ... Read more...

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NCB to open Chhattisgarh office


June 18th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 18 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) is set to open an office in Chhattisgarh."Seeing the gravity of drug trafficking in Chhattisgarh, the government had sent a proposal ... Read more...

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Fresh probe sought into murder of Bhopal RTI activist


June 14th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) The family of slain Right to Information (RTI) activist Shehla Masood Thursday demanded a fresh probe into her cold-blooded killing at her house in Bhopal, ... Read more...

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Bt Cotton has benefited farmers, raised yield: Study


June 7th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Cotton production in India has risen with the use of the hybrid Bt cotton seeds, benefitting farmers and helping the country to become net exporter ... Read more...

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SC chides government over Bhopal’s toxic waste


May 28th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday chided the central government for not doing anything for disposing off toxic waste for 28 years since the 1984 Bhopal gas ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Satyameva Jayate’ inspires sarpanch to act against female foeticide


May 24th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 24 (IANS) Aamir Khan's highly acclaimed "Satyameva Jayate" has inspired a sarpanch in a Rajasthan village to register police cases against women and families who go for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Media awards on gender sensitivity


May 21st, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Population First, a Mumbai-based NGO working on women's rights, health and population issues, has invited media houses to send entries for the fourth "Laadli" media ... Read more...

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BMW case: Police plea for test identification rejected


May 17th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 17 (IANS) A court here Thursday rejected the police plea demanding test identification parade of Suraj Sehrawat, the main accused in the May 5 BMW hit-and-run case in ... Read more...

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BCCI’s probe panel interrogates Shalabh Shrivastava


May 16th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Ravi Sawani, heading the inquiry committee set up by the Indian cricket board to probe the latest spot-fixing allegations in the sport, interrogated one of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Keep off IPL, Maken tells BCCI (Lead)


May 16th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken Wednesday said suspending the players allegedly involved in spot-fixing was not enough and the Indian cricket board needed to do more ... Read more...

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Players’ suspension not enough, BCCI must do more: Maken


May 16th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken Wednesday said suspending five domestic players allegedly involved in spot-fixing was not enough and the Indian cricket board needed to do ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Don’t question integrity of my players: Hussey


May 16th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab skipper David Hussey has said media should not question the integrity of his players amidst the sting operation conducted by a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Stung by ‘Operation IPL’, BCCI suspends five players (Roundup)


May 15th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Indian Cricket Board Tuesday suspended five players pending an inquiry in the wake of a sting operation by a news channel claiming corruption in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kings XI’s Srivastava claims innocence in spot-fixing charges


May 15th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab pacer Shalabh Srivastava, who was shown demanding Rs.10 lakh to bowl a deliberate no-ball in a sting operation by a TV channel, ... Read more...

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Volvo Eicher eyes 15 percent share of heavy commercial vehicles market


May 11th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) Volvo Eicher Commercial Vehicles (VECV), a joint venture between Swedish auto major Volvo and India's Eicher Motors, is eyeing 15 percent share in the heavy commercial ... Read more...

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Santosh Trophy to kick off Friday


May 10th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) A total of 25 teams will take part in the 66th National Football Championship for the Santosh Trophy being hosted by Odisha from Friday.The teams ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

In ‘Satyamev Jayate’ Aamir deals with female foeticide - and how!


May 6th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Disbelief, horror, tears, smiles --- Aamir Khan evoked all this among his rapt audience as he dealt with the sensitive topic of female foeticide ... Read more...

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Raman Singh denies any secret deal with Maoists (Lead)


May 4th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Friday denied any secret agreement with Maoists in exchange for Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon and said that a ... Read more...

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Army alert over Sino-Indian border (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 2 (IANS) The Indian Army is alert to security issues on the Sino-Indian border, a top commander said Wednesday.Referring to China as a "competitor", Lt. Gen. Anil Chait, ... Read more...

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Army alert over security issues on Sino-Indian border


May 2nd, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 2 (IANS) The Indian Army is alert to security issues on the Sino-Indian border and is prepared for the security and defence of the nation, a top commander ... Read more...

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Sukma collector safe, say mediators after meeting Maoists


April 29th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 29 (IANS) Abducted Sukma collector Alex Paul Menon is safe, two interlocutors who met Maoists in their jungle hideout said Sunday, adding the rebels had replied to the ... Read more...

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Narasimhan, Sankaranarayanan reappointed Andhra, Maharashtra governors


April 28th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Saturday re-appointed E.S.L. Narasimhan and K. Sankaranarayanan as governors of Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra respectively.According to a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique, Narasimhan and ... Read more...

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Jaffar Sharief, Dhawan for governor’s posts?


April 28th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The Congress leadership is considering some senior leaders and retired officials for appointment as governors in view of Raj Bhavan vacancies in some ... Read more...

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Abducted collector: Maoists’ mediators fly to Bastar


April 28th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 28 (IANS) Exactly a week after Maoists abducted Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon at gun point, two interlocutors named by them Saturday flew in to Bastar ... Read more...

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Mediators sum up talks as rebels hike demands, justify abduction (Second Lead)


April 27th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 27 (IANS) Interlocutors for the Maoists and the mediators appointed by Chhattisgarh government held talks for over five hours Friday to find a way for safe release of ... Read more...

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Maoists up demand for releasing Menon, want 17 rebels freed


April 27th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 27 (IANS) In a fresh demand, Maoists holding Chhattisgarh's Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon hostage have asked for 17 of their jailed associates to be released, sources ... Read more...

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Abducted collector: Government, Maoist mediators hold talks (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 26 (IANS) In a bid to ensure release of abducted Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon, the two mediators named by Maoists and two former bureaucrats appointed by ... Read more...

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11 killed, 88 abducted by Maoists till April


April 26th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) A total of 88 people were abducted and 11 of them killed in six Maoist affected states till April 17 this year, parliament was informed ... Read more...

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Two kidnappings: Maoists release MLA, hold on to collector (Roundup)


April 26th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Balipeta (Odisha)/Raipur, April 26 (IANS) Freedom for one, continuing captivity for the other. Maoist guerrillas Thursday released Odisha legislator Jhina Hikaka more than a month after they kidnapped him but ... Read more...

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Rajasmita wins ‘Dance India Dance 3′


April 22nd, 2012 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) The search for India's best dancer finally came to an end when 21-year-old Rajasmita Kar was declared the winner at the grand finale of third ... Read more...

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Varun Badola rues lack of quality content on TV


April 15th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Television actor Varun Badola, who is known for his role of a mentally-challenged man in "Koshish Ek Aashaa", feels that the content of television shows ... Read more...

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Was prisoner using Facebook in jail?


April 10th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 10 (IANS) The authorities at a jail in Gwalior have ordered a probe after a lifer was found regularly updating his Facebook profile even though inmates are ... Read more...

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Father kills infant daughter with nicotine


April 10th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 10 (IANS) In another instance of desperation for a son, a father has been arrested in Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior town for killing his two-day-old daughter by feeding her ... Read more...

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I just accept the best options: Narayani Shastri (With Images)


April 9th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) She is just 33, but Narayani Shastri is playing a mother to a grown up girl in forthcoming TV show "Phir Subah Hogi". The actress ... Read more...

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Spice Board to set up 10 parks for Rs.167 crore


April 8th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) The Spice Board of India will set up 10 parks at different places across the country this year, investing Rs.167 crore, to benefit producers and ... Read more...

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