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Four arrested for murders in Kolkata (Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) Four people were arrested Sunday in connection with the sensational Behala murder case here in which the body of a woman, her son and two domestic ... Read more...

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Congress in dilemma over local body elections (Andhra Pradesh Newsletter)


September 8th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 8 (IANS) The Congress government in Andhra Pradesh finds itself in a dilemma over local body elections with the state high court ruling this week that the ... Read more...

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CBI dictated my statement: Aarushi case witness


September 4th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 4 (IANS) CBI witness and slain teenager Aarushi Talwar's part-time maid told a special court here Tuesday that whatever was recorded in her statement was dictated to her ... Read more...

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Five held with fake amulet in Delhi


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Five people, including a woman, were arrested in Delhi for cheating several people of crores of rupees on pretext of providing them a non-existent amulet ... Read more...

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Nirmal Khatri appointed UP Congress chief (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Congress MP Nirmal Khatri has been appointed Uttar Pradesh Congress president, replacing Rita Bahuguna Joshi, who had put in her papers after the party ... Read more...

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Yamuna, Chambal rivers in spate


August 25th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 25 (IANS) The Yamuna and Chambal rivers in Uttar Pradesh are in spate following heavy discharge of water from several barrages and are threatening to flood low-lying areas, ... Read more...

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AFTER 1 )Krishna land now an urban disaster (Letter from Mathura)


August 12th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 12 (IANS) Lord Krishna, arguably Hinduism's most popular divinity, was said to be a nature lover who is forever associated with the Yamuna, worshipped Goverdhan hill ... Read more...

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Edilbert’s four lifts United Brothers


August 8th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Powered by Edilbert Martis' four goals, United Brothers outplayed Tanishka FC 8-0 in a third division match of the Mumbai District Football Association League here Wednesday.Erlin ... Read more...

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Mikhail Tandel scores winner for Rising Stars


August 1st, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Rising Stars recorded a 1-0 win against Phoenix Sports Club in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football Association League played at the St. ... Read more...

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Big win for Chheda Nagar


July 31st, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Chheda Nagar struck top form as they romped to a facile 5-0 win against Koli Samaj in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football ... Read more...

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Candidates miss out on Bengal teacher recruitment exam


July 29th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) Many would-be teachers could not appear for a recruitment examination conducted by the West Bengal School Service Commission due to organisational mismanagement and technical glitches ... Read more...

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Alfresco down Maitree Youngsters


July 24th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Alfresco put up a strong fight to overcome a determined Maitree Youngsters 2-1 in a third division match of the Mumbai District Football Association (MDFA) League ... Read more...

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Jilted lover kills girl


July 7th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) Enraged by a 15-year-old girl's repeated marriage refusals, a jilted teenager stabbed her to death in West Bengal's Bankura district Saturday.Partha Mandal, around 17 years of ... Read more...

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Seven-foot tall woman draws crowds in Bengal


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 3 (IANS) Standing at over seven feet and weighing nearly 120 kg, 25-year-old Siddika Parvin from West Bengal's South Dinajpur district is hogging the limelight, specially after being ... Read more...

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Leopard, 350 sheep crushed under train in Andhra Pradesh


June 27th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 27 (IANS) As many as 350 sheep and a leopard were crushed under a train in Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam district Wednesday.The accident took place while the leopard was ... Read more...

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Four killed in Andhra group clash in land dispute


June 12th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 12 (IANS) Four people were killed and 20 others injured Tuesday in a clash between two groups in a dispute over a piece of land in Andhra Pradesh's ... Read more...

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New York Hindu temple head gets protection order


June 9th, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 9 (IANS) A US court has issued a temporary order of protection against a Long Island pharmacist following his alleged assault on the president of New York ... Read more...

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Languishing in jail, suspected Maoist pleads for death


May 10th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) Saying he was falsely accused of being a Maoist and his family was starving while he was in jail, an undertrial in West Bengal has sought ... Read more...

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Tigers maul, kill Maharashtra forest guard


April 22nd, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, April 22 (IANS) In a gory tragedy, a forest guard was killed by a family of tigers when he had gone to replenish their watering holes in the deep ... Read more...

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Kidnapped Andhra schoolboy found murdered


April 20th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 20 (IANS) A 12-year-old boy, kidnapped four days ago while he was on his way to school, was Friday found murdered in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district, police ... Read more...

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Genelia faces suit in Andhra court in cheating case


April 18th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 18 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Wednesday directed actor Genelia D'Souza to appear before it personally or through her lawyer in a cheating case related to ... Read more...

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Maoist ideologue Satyamurthy dead


April 17th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 17 (IANS) K.G. Satyamurthy, a Maoist ideologue and one of the founders of the People's War Group (PWG), died in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district Tuesday. He was 84.Satyamurthy, ... Read more...

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Indian MPs in New Zealand to meet PM


April 12th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, leading an Indian parliamentary delegation, Thursday left for New Zealand on an official trip during which she will call ... Read more...

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Two killed in Andhra fire mishap


April 2nd, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 2 (IANS) At least two people were killed and nine others injured in a huge fire at a firecrackers manufacturing unit in Andhra Pradesh's West Godavari district Monday, ... Read more...

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UP jewellers protest duty hike


March 31st, 2012 - 2:43 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 31 (IANS) Business across the state was crippled Friday as jewellers in Uttar Pradesh observed a shutdown in protest of the central government's decision to hike excise, ... Read more...

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Aarushi case: CBI gets notice on Talwars’ plea


March 26th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on a plea by Nupur Talwar, seeking review of its order, ... Read more...

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Police to quiz ex-minister held in housing scam


March 11th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jalgaon (Maharashtra), March 11 (IANS) Former Maharashtra housing minister Suresh Jain was Sunday remanded to police custody by a sessions court here after his arrest in connection with a ... Read more...

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Incriminating documents, cash seized from arrested Maoists


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 3 (IANS) Several incriminating documents and cash amounting to over Rs.55 lakh were recovered from the house of one of five Maoist rebels arrested here earlier in a ... Read more...

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Kishenji successor, 4 aides arrested in Kolkata (Second Lead)


March 1st, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 1 (IANS) A Maoist leader, said to be the successor of slain rebel chieftain Kishenji, and four of his aides were arrested from various parts of this West ... Read more...

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Land acquisition hampering embankment building in Sunderbans


February 29th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 29 (IANS) The building of embankments in the Sunderbans areas devastated by the 2009 cyclone Aila has been hampered due to land acquisition problems, a West Bengal ... Read more...

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Two students killed, 10 missing as bus falls into canal


February 28th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 28 (IANS) At least two students killed and 10 others went missing after a school bus fell into a canal in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district Tuesday, police ... Read more...

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First art workshop outside prison for Alipore jail inmates


February 21st, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 21 (IANS) In a first of its kind, an art workshop involving convict-artists and professional painters was held away from a prison at the city's Birla Industrial & ... Read more...

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Kolkata prison first to house permanent art gallery


February 19th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) Kolkata's Alipore Correctional Home has become India's first prison to house a permanent art gallery.The gallery, named Srishtikala Bhavan is a joint effort of the West ... Read more...

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15 IAS officials shifted in Chhattisgarh


February 13th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 13 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government Monday reshuffled 15 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers, official sources said.Among the changes, D.S. Mishra was brought as finance, ... Read more...

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Businessman shot in Ghaziabad


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad Feb 3 (IANS) A businessman was shot late Thursday night in Ghaziabad town 's posh Rajnagar locality, Kavinagar police said.Some unidentified assailants shot at businessman Sanjay Madan around 11.00 ... Read more...

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