Tension in Assam’s Udalguri after youth’s body found

September 6th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sept 6 (IANS) Tension gripped the Udalguri district in troubled Bodo areas of Assam Thursday after police recovered the body of a youth missing since last month.Police also had ... Read more...

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‘Powerful Hillary, influential Mamata’s meet significant’

April 30th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's proposed meeting with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, coming soon after the latter was named one of the ... Read more...

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Economists divided over Singur judgment

September 29th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 28 (IANS) Economists in the city are divided over Wednesday's Calcutta High Court verdict upholding the validity of the Singur land act passed by the Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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Thailand A wins Yamaha ASEAN Cup

July 17th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 17 (IANS) Thailand A came from behind to score a thrilling 2-1 victory over Indonesia and win the 3rd Yamaha ASEAN Cup Under-13 football tournament at the Yamaha ... Read more...

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High polling in Naxalbari

April 19th, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Naxalbari (West Bengal), April 18 (IANS) Naxalbari recorded a high 84.55 percent voter turnout in the first phase of the West Bengal assembly elections Monday."Polling was peaceful and incident free," ... Read more...

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Once a Maoist hub, Naxalbari all set to vote (Lead)

April 17th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Naxalbari (West Bengal), April 17 (IANS) Once the cradle of a revolution that was supposed to sweep India, Naxalbari is preparing to vote Monday in West Bengal's assembly elections.The violence ... Read more...

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No talk of ‘red rebels’ as Naxalbari goes to polls

April 17th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Naxalbari (Darjeeling), April 17 (IANS) The guns have fallen silent here long ago. The cries of "China's chairman is our Chairman" are no longer heard. The fields of Boroorujot ... Read more...

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Nepal PM refuses to quit, stage set for collision

April 30th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 30 (IANS) Though caught in a deepening crisis, Nepal's embattled Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal, however, refused to step down Friday as he returned from the SAARC Summit in ... Read more...

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Minor maid burnt and beaten for eating dog’s food

March 20th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujit Chakraborty Kailashahar (Tripura), March 20 (IANS) A 12-year-old maid was allegedly hit again and again with a hot iron rod by a hotel owner's family for eating salty tidbits meant for ... Read more...

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Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre opens in Dhaka

March 12th, 2010 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 12 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC) has opened in Dhaka with a display of art works by 27 renowned Bangladeshi artists. The IGCC has been set up by the ... Read more...

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Delhi gangster admits hand in Nepal media tycoon’s killing

February 8th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 8 (IANS) A former scalper from New Delhi's Tilak Nagar who became Indian underworld don Chhota Rajan's aide, has admitted responsibility for the audacious killing of Nepal's controversial ... Read more...

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West Bengal artists make traditional ornaments for Goddess Durga

September 24th, 2009 - 10:37 pm ICT by ANI
Siliguri, Sep 23(ANI): To decorate the idols of Goddess Durga, members belonging to a particular artistic community in Siliguri are these days engrossed in creating traditional ornaments called 'Dak Shaj' used extensively ... Read more...

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AIDS patient commits self-immolation in Bihar

July 2nd, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 2 (IANS) A man in Bihar's Gaya district, diagnosed with AIDS, committed self-immolation to get rid of daily pain and suffering, police said Thursday. Satyendra Malakar, 35, a resident of Barora ... Read more...

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Lou Diamond Philips Wins “I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here” Season 2

June 25th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by GD
Reality shows are the latest attraction in television today and among them, "I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here" is quite a prominent one. The season 2 of the show which ... Read more...

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Anoop Desai : A desi in American Idol 8

January 15th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The eighth season of American Idol premiered on January 13, 2009. Judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, and Randy Jackson are judges along with Ryan Seacrest as host. This season introduced Kara ... Read more...

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Nepal Chamber of Commerce urges to ensure industrial security

August 26th, 2008 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Aug 26 (ANI): Nepal Chamber of Commerce (NCC) today underlined the need for industrial security to boost the ailing economy that was hit hard by decade-long insurgency. A delegation of NCC ... Read more...

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Lightning kills two troopers in Tripura

April 5th, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by admin
Agartala, April 5 (IANS) At least two paramilitary personnel were killed and eight injured in separate lightning strikes in the north-eastern state of Tripura, officials here said Saturday. "A Border Security Force ... Read more...

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Nepal businessmen on the warpath following attack on colleague

February 27th, 2008 - 6:29 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, Feb.27 (ANI): Business community leaders here have warned that they would take to the streets if the government does not give assurances about security for the industrial sector within 48 hours. They ... Read more...

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Rhino poaching on rise at Kaziranga National Park in Assam

December 25th, 2007 - 5:07 pm ICT by admin
Kaziranga National Park (Assam), Dec.25 (ANI): Assams Kaziranga National Park has been a remarkable success story of conservation of the one-horned Indian rhinoceros and the wildlife in north-east India. But the rising ... Read more...

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