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Colombia looks to brew coffee business with India


September 13th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Colombia is looking forward to bringing its world renowned coffee brands like Juan Valdez to India and market the products in the region."We see a ... Read more...

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Delhiites throng Pragati Maidan on last day of book fair


September 9th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) It was a packed house at Pragati Maidan here Sunday as crowds thronged the venue on the last day of the 18th Delhi Book Fair ... Read more...

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Hand me Army, I’ll straighten out nation: Bal Thackeray


September 8th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Saturday claimed that if he was given charge of the Indian Army, he would solve all problems and set things ... Read more...

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Delhi Book Fair begins: e-books the flavour this time (Lead)


September 1st, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The 18th Delhi Book Fair began here Saturday with e-books and e-publishing the focus of the nine-day event that will see more than 200 publishers, ... Read more...

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Delhi book fair begins


September 1st, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The 18th annual Delhi Book Fair began at Pragati Maidan here Saturday.The nine day book fair will have e-books as its theme. There will also ... Read more...

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Another rioter arrested for damaging Mumbai memorial


August 30th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Another rioter who desecrated the Amar Jawan memorial at the Azad Maidan during the Aug 11 violence was arrested by Mumbai police's Crime Branch Thursday, an ... Read more...

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Delhi Book Fair to begin Sep 1


August 30th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The 18th Delhi Book Fair would be held at Pragati Maidan here Sep 1-9, an official said Thursday. The annual event will include seminars and ... Read more...

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Man held for damaging Mumbai memorial


August 28th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) A man who allegedly vandalized the Amar Jawan Jyoti memorial at Azad Maidan here has been arrested, police sources said Tuesday.The sources identified the suspect as ... Read more...

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Patnaik transferred, Satyapal Singh is new Mumbai top cop (Third Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Mumbai Police Commissioner Arup Patnaik was shunted out Thursday, a top home department official said, after coming under criticism over the manner in which he ... Read more...

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Mumbai police chief transferred (Second Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Mumbai Police Commissioner Arup Patnaik was shunted out Thursday, a top home department official said, after coming under criticism over mishandling the Aug 11 violence ... Read more...

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Speculation rife on Mumbai police commissioner’s transfer


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Speculations are rife that Mumbai Police Commissioner Arup Patnaik might be transferred over mishandling Aug 11 violence at Azad Maidan that killed two and injured ... Read more...

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19 more arrested for Mumbai violence


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Another 19 rioters have been arrested for their involvement in the violence at Mumbai's Azad Maidan Aug 11 during a massive rally taken out to protest ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party files complaint against Raj Thackeray


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party Wednesday filed a police complaint here against Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray for his allegedly derogatory remarks against state party ... Read more...

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Banking activities paralysed as strike begins


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Business and commercial activities across India were paralysed Wednesday as employees of public sector and private banks went on a two-day strike to protest proposed amendments ... Read more...

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Mumbai cop offers rose to Raj Thackeray, attacks police chief


August 21st, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) An emotionally charged Mumbai Police constable offered a rose to Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray shortly after the latter's rally at Azad Maidan Tuesday ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi infiltrators behind Mumbai violence, says Raj Thackeray (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Holding Bangladeshi infiltrators responsible for the Aug 11 violence in Mumbai, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday warned that such incidents would not be ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi infiltrators behind Mumbai violence, says Raj Thackeray


August 21st, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Holding infiltrating Bangladeshis responsible for the Aug 11 violence in Mumbai, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday warned that such incidents would not be ... Read more...

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Thousands march in Mumbai to protest violence (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Thousands of MNS supporters defied police Tuesday to take to the streets here to denounce the Aug 11 violence in the city that had left ... Read more...

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Mumbai Police gear up for MNS march


August 21st, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Mumbai Police geared up for a Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) procession and rally in the city scheduled Tuesday afternoon, 10 days after a rally by ... Read more...

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Police allow Raj Thackeray to hold rally (Lead)


August 20th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Mumbai police Monday granted permission to Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) to hold a rally at Azad Maidan to protest the Aug 11 violence ... Read more...

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Two-day bank strike from Wednesday


August 20th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) All business and commercial activities across the country are likely to be crippled as the entire banking industry employees would go on a two-day strike starting ... Read more...

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Police custody of 23 Mumbai rioters extended


August 19th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) A Mumbai metropolitan court Sunday extended till Aug 24 the police custody of 23 people arrested in connection with violence at Mumbai's Azad Maidan earlier this ... Read more...

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Bihar needs special status: Nitish Kumar


August 15th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 15 (IANS) Chief Minister Nitish Kumar hoisted the national flag here on Independence Day Wednesday and demanded a special category status for Bihar for its development."Bihar is developing ... Read more...

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Ramdev ends fast, targets PM and Congress (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Ending his five-day fast against corruption and black money, yoga guru Baba Ramdev Tuesday attacked the Congress and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for shielding ... Read more...

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Ramdev’s parliament march thwarted, gains wide political support (Intro Roundup)


August 13th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) There was high drama in the heart of the capital Monday as Baba Ramdev was detained while leading a big march to parliament to ... Read more...

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Ramdev’s parliament march thwarted, gains wide political support (Roundup)


August 13th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) There was high drama in the heart of the capital Monday as Baba Ramdev was detained while leading a massive march to parliament ... Read more...

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Get all on board to get black money back, Mayawati tells UPA


August 13th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati Monday said that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government should take all political parties on board and form a ... Read more...

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NDA leaders call on Ramdev (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Ramdev's campaign against black money and corruption Monday drew support from BJP president Nitin Gadkari and Janata Dal-United leader Sharad Yadav who met the yoga ... Read more...

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BJP doesn’t expect political support from Ramdev: Gadkari


August 13th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Lending support to Baba Ramdev's agitation against black money and corruption, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Nitin Gadkari Monday said his party does not ... Read more...

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Ramdev announces peaceful march to parliament (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Monday announced a peaceful march to parliament and said he should be allowed to go ahead because he wanted to be ... Read more...

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Ramdev announces march to parliament, cops say no


August 13th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Monday asked his supporters at Ramlila Maidan to get ready for the next phase of the movement against corruption and announced ... Read more...

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Congress shielding those with black money abroad, says Ramdev (Second Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Yoga guru Ramdev Sunday hit out at the Congress after the government ignored his 5 p.m. deadline for acting on his demands - bringing ... Read more...

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23 booked for Mumbai violence (Second Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) Police Sunday booked 23 people for murder, attempt to murder, molestation and damage to public property as they began probing violence during a Muslim protest which ... Read more...

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Editors Guild condemns attacks on Mumbai media


August 12th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) The Editors Guild of India Sunday condemned the violence against journalists here during a Muslim protest and urged police to deal with the attackers "sternly".The Guilt ... Read more...

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Ramdev to continue fast, gives Monday deadline to PM (lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev said he has set a deadline for Sunday evening for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to act on his demands, including ... Read more...

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