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Doctors stole my minor son’s kidney, says Rajasthan man


July 21st, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 21 (IANS) A man in Rajasthan has complained that doctors at a state-run hospital stole a kidney of his two-year-old son undergoing treatment, police said Saturday. A court ... Read more...

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Two killed, seven injured in Agra truck crash


May 11th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 11 (IANS) Two people were killed and seven of a family injured when a mini-truck in which they were travelling was hit by a speeding truck at Kiraoli ... Read more...

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Rajasthan student commits suicide after harassment


April 20th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 19 (IANS) Depressed over regular harassment by four youths in her college, a 20-year-old undergraduate Thursday committed suicide by hanging herself at her house in Rajasthan's Dausa district ... Read more...

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Six non-timber forest projects in Maoist-hit areas: Ramesh


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) The Indian government Friday announced six projects in non-timber forest produce (NTFP) such as gum and medicinal plants to cover around 60 Maoist-affected districts in ... Read more...

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Rajesh Singh wins Rs.1 crore on Bhojpuri KBC (With Images)


July 27th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Rajesh Singh, from Kushinagar in Uttar Pradesh, has won Rs.1 crore on the Bhojpuri version of "Kaun Banega Crorepati", hosted by actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha.The show ... Read more...

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In Jharkhand, the forest is like a mother to Adivasis


May 4th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
By Aloka Kujur Ranchi, May 4 (ANI): For Adivasis, the forest is their provider, taking care of food, medicine, firewood and herbs. Forest produce like lac and mahua are sold in the ... Read more...

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Maharashtra village first in India with right to harvest bamboo


April 28th, 2011 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Gadchiroli (Maharashtra), April 28 (IANS) Mendha-Lekha, a remote village in the Maoist-affected Gadchiroli district of eastern Maharashtra, has become the first in the country where tribals have been given the ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh’s Alirajpur district has lowest literacy rate


April 1st, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 1 (IANS) Alirajpur district in Madhya Pradesh has given the state a cause for embarrassment. The district carries the "worst" literacy tag in country - of 37.22 ... Read more...

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Six held for killing nine in Jharkhand


January 12th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 12 (IANS) Six people associated with a Maoist organisation have been arrested for killing nine people in Jharkhand's Gumla district, police said Wednesday.On Jan 6, nine people were brutally murdered ... Read more...

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Rajasthan urges Gujjars to hold talks


January 1st, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 1 (IANS) The Rajasthan government Saturday requested the Gujjar community, agitating for five percent reservation in jobs, to send a delegation to hold further talks on their charter of demands ... Read more...

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I’m enjoying being a journalist: Natha of ‘Peepli Live’ (Lead)


October 29th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) He became a household name after playing Natha in the hit film "Peepli Live" and now Omkar Das Manipuri is being seen on TV ... Read more...

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Couldn’t meet Rahul, but enjoying being journo: Natha


October 29th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) He bowled audiences over with his vulnerable looks and acting prowess as Natha in the hit movie "Peepli Live", but actor Omkar Das Manikpuri ... Read more...

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Third phase of Bihar elections - Factfile


October 27th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The third of the six phases of the month-long elections to the Bihar state assembly is to be held Thursday. The following is a factfile for ... Read more...

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Natobar Not Out Music Launch Takes Place On 17th August


August 19th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Director Amit Sen's latest Bengali movie Natobar Not Out has launched its music the past Tuesday night, on 17th August, in the presence of all the ... Read more...

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I would like to be back in India: Forlan


August 1st, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 1 (IANS) Uruguyan Diego Forlan, the best player in the recent FIFA World Cup, Sunday expressed his eagerness to return to India, saying he has "thoroughly enjoyed" his stay here. A ... Read more...

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Diego Forlan to visit Kolkata


July 23rd, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) After former World Cup stars Romario and Branco, it is now the turn of a current football celebrity Diego Forlan to visit Kolkata at the month end. The Uruguayan, ... Read more...

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Bipasha Basu Inaugurates Bengali Entertainment Channel ‘Mahuaa Bangla’


July 20th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bollywood hot actress Bipasha Basu was in Kolkata yesterday to launch the Bengali entertainment channel "Mahuaa Bangla'.On Monday evening, the gorgeous Bipasha entered the venue of ... Read more...

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Bipasha launches Bengali entertainment channel


July 19th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu launched Bengali general entertainment channel Mahuaa Bangla here Monday evening. An initiative of Mahuaa Media Pvt Ltd, the channel was co-launched by P.K. ... Read more...

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Bipasha looks forward to Bong food in Kolkata (Movie Snippets)


July 19th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu is in her hometown Kolkata for the launch of a TV channel and says she is looking forward to savour Bengali delicacies. "In ... Read more...

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Mahua Films Offers Bengali Movie Icche


July 17th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Mahua Films is going to produce a Kolkata-based Bengali film titled Icche, which is directed by Nandita Roy and Shibaprosad Mukhopadhyay. The movie is presented ... Read more...

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Brazil missed Ronaldinho, Adriano at World Cup: Branco


July 16th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) Former Brazilian football star Cláudio Ibrahim Vaz Leal, popular as Branco, Friday said he would have included Ronaldinho in the World Cup squad. "Had I been the Brazilian coach, ... Read more...

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Romario to train West Bengal footballers


July 6th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) As World Cup fever peaks, an upcoming Bengali entertainment channel is all set to start a soccer reality show to bring up football talents who will be guided ... Read more...

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Court go-ahead for Nirma cement plant in Gujarat


April 26th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 26 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Monday gave a conditional go-ahead to detergent maker Nirma for construction of its Rs.1,400 crore cement plant at Mahua near Bhavnagar which has been ... Read more...

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Businessman’s son kidnapped in Madhya Pradesh town


April 21st, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 21 (IANS) A businessman's son was kidnapped from a Madhya Pradesh town and Rs.20 lakh has been demanded as ransom for his release, police said Wednesday. A few people had ... Read more...

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Gond art mirrors tribal folklore (With Image)


March 25th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Art in the tribal Gond villages of Madhya Pradesh follows its folklore and speaks of mundane concerns -- mores, fears, religion and micro-economics -- that helps the ... Read more...

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Bhil tribals find soulmates during Holi season


February 28th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Sharma Bhopal, Feb 28 (IANS) Marriages do not take place in the Holi season, according to Hindu traditions. But the Bhil tribals of central India spend the entire week before ... Read more...

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BJP legislator leading farmers’ agitation assaulted


February 21st, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 21 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Kanubhai Kalsariya, who is spearheading a farmers' agitation against his own party's government for leasing land for a Rs.1,400 crore cement ... Read more...

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Spurious liquor manufacturing unit destroyed in Gorakhpur


February 15th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by ANI
ZCZCBy Pawan ShahGorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Feb.15 (ANI): Peeved at the menace spurious liquor has created in their village, residents in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur district recently attacked an illegal liquor-manufacturing unit in Gulhariya ... Read more...

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Three siblings burnt to death in Bihar


February 4th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 4 (IANS) Three siblings were burnt to death when their house caught fire in a village in Bihar's Vaishali district, police said Thursday. The incident took place at Karhatiya Paharpur village ... Read more...

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Man dies after baton charge at Patna reality show venue


November 7th, 2009 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 7 (IANS) A man paid with his life for trying to gatecrash into a reality show here, police said Saturday. He and nearly a dozen others were seriously injured in ... Read more...

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Blasts and bullets - more Maoist violence on day two of strike (Roundup)


October 13th, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna/Ranchi/Nagpur, Oct 13 (IANS) Blasting rail tracks and phone towers, bombing a bus as well as schools, Maoist guerrillas Tuesday unleashed a wave of violence in Bihar and Jharkhand as well as ... Read more...

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Maoists unleash more violence in Jharkhand (Lead)


October 13th, 2009 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 13 (IANS) Mobile phone towers were blasted as were rail tracks, a bus was bombed and government schools in various places in Jharkhand were attacked by Maoist guerrillas Tuesday, day ... Read more...

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‘There won’t be a second Asha Bhonsle’


August 26th, 2009 - 4:16 am ICT by IBNS
By Sreya Basu (IBNS) It’s after 15 long years that Asha Bhonsle is back with her new Bengali album ‘Mone Rekho’ on occasion of Durga Puja. The Queen of Melodies in conversation ... Read more...

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Santhal tribals celebrate ‘Baha’ festival in Jharkhand


June 14th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by ANI
Durgapur (Jharkhand), June 14 (ANI): With the local priest distributing Sal and Mahua flowers to both men and women, and tribals dancing to drum beats, the colourful festival of 'Baha' was celebrated ... Read more...

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Maoists’ new diktat - kids should attend school, not work


June 10th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 10 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas in Bihar have issued a new and unique diktat - they have ordered poor villagers in Vaishali district to send their children to school. In a novel ... Read more...

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