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Krishna raises Sarabjit issue with Zardari


September 8th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday urged the Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari to consider the mercy plea of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian prisoner on ... Read more...

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Indian Open golf moves to Bangalore


August 21st, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 21 (IANS) The Hero Indian Open will be held at the Karnataka Golf Association (KGA) course in Bangalore for the first time in the tournament's 48-year history. ... Read more...

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Olympics: Schedule of events involving Indian athletes Sunday


July 29th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Following is the schedule of events involving Indian athletes on day three of the London Olympic Games here Sunday.Archery: women's team eliminations: India vs Denmark.Badminton: ... Read more...

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Schedule of events involving Indian athletes at the London Olympics Sunday


July 29th, 2012 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Following is the schedule of events involving Indian athletes on day three of the London Olympic Games here Sunday.Archery: women's team eliminations: India vs Denmark.Badminton: ... Read more...

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Punjab assembly resolution seeks Sarabjit’s release


June 29th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 29 (IANS) While hailing the release of Indian prisoner Surjeet Singh from Lahore prison a day ago, the Punjab assembly Friday unanimously passed a resolution seeking the immediate ... Read more...

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Krishna assures family of Sarabjit’s release (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has assured family members of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian prisoner on death row in Pakistan on terrorism charges, of his ... Read more...

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Sarabjit’s family meets Krishna


June 28th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Shocked by the U-turn on the release of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian prisoner on a death row in Pakistan on terrorism charges, his family members ... Read more...

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Sarabjit’s family to protest at Jantar Mantar


June 28th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, June 27 (IANS) Shocked by the U-turn by Pakistan on the release of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian prisoner on a death row in Pakistan on terrorism charges, his family ... Read more...

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Pakistan does volte-face, says Surjeet Singh, not Sarabjit, to be released (Lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Pakistan did a volte-face Tuesday night and said that instead of releasing Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who was sentenced to death for spying, another Indian ... Read more...

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Surjeet Singh, not Sarabjit Singh, to be released: Pakistan


June 27th, 2012 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Hours after reports emerged that Pakistan was to free Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh, Islamabad Tuesday night clarified that another Indian prisoner named Surjeet ... Read more...

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‘Early diagnosis can save patients with genetic disorders’


May 15th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Several patients, their family members and doctors Tuesday got together to observe the 6th annual International MPS (Mucopolysaccharidoses) Awareness Day, to educate people about this ... Read more...

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I-League: Prayag United held goalless by Air India


April 11th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 11 (IANS) Air India played second fiddle to Prayag United SC but the resolute team spoiled the Kolkata outfit's party after a goalless draw in the football I-League ... Read more...

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I-League: Sporting beat Air India 2-0


April 6th, 2012 - 1:46 am ICT by IANS
Pune, April 6 (IANS) Sporting Clube de Goa scraped past Air India 2-0 as Anthony D'Souza scored a brace for his team in the I-League at the Balewadi Sports Complex ... Read more...

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Woman doctor, priest get life for judge’s murder


March 30th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 30 (IANS) A woman doctor and a Sikh priest were Friday sentenced to life imprisonment by a court here for the gruesome murder of a sitting judge in ... Read more...

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Indian army eyes youth in Uttarakhand


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Dehradun, March 23 (IANS) With the youth showing little interest in joining the Indian Army, the force is devising new ways to lure young men and women to sign up.The ... Read more...

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IGU’S Dilip Thomas to represent Olympic Golf


October 24th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Indian Golf Union (IGU) council member Dilip Thomas will sit on the International Golf Federation's board of directors, which is charged with overseeing golf's reintroduction ... Read more...

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Gurgaon toll plaza attendant’s killers held, pistol untraced


September 26th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 26 (IANS) Two men were arrested Monday for the gunning down of a toll plaza employee here three days ago, police said. However, the pistol with which the ... Read more...

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Anna supporter enters parliament complex, detained


August 26th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) A lone protester wearing an 'I Am Anna' T-shirt managed to enter the parliament complex Friday and shouted slogans on the road in front ... Read more...

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Conditions favourable in Pakistan for Sarabjit’s release: Sister


July 5th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, July 5 (IANS) Dalbir Kaur, the sister of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian prisoner lodged in Pakistan's Kot Lakhpat jail on terrorism charges, Tuesday said that conditions were quite favourable ... Read more...

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Reopen case, allow me to prove my innocence: Sarabjit


June 17th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 17 (IANS) Sarabjit Singh - an Indian on death row in Pakistan after his conviction for bomb attacks - has appealed for the commutation of his death sentence ... Read more...

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Sarabjit to meet sister — after 21 years


June 16th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, June 16 (IANS) For a long time to come, the memory of this Thursday will remain with Sarabjit Singh, an Indian prisoner lodged in a Pakistan jail since 1990, ... Read more...

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Have come with hopes of brother’s release: Sarbjeet’s sister


June 7th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 7 (IANS) Dalbir Kaur, sister of Sarabjit Singh - an Indian who is on death row in Pakistan after his conviction for bomb attacks - said she has ... Read more...

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Maharashtra bar owners demand rollback of drinking age hike


June 1st, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) The Maharashtra government must rollback its "ridiculous" decision to hike the minimum age for consuming liquor, various bar owners' associations demanded Wednesday."The liquor industry is already ... Read more...

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Petition filed in Pak Supreme Court for reopening, re-adjudication of Sarabjit case


March 6th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 6(ANI): A constitutional petition has been filed in the Pakistan Supreme Court for reopening and re-adjudication of the matter of Indian prisoner Sarbajit Singh, who was awarded death sentence by ... Read more...

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IAF pilots to get Shaurya Chakra, three Vayu Sena Medals


January 25th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Safe recovery of a Russian-origin MiG-27 fighter jet despite sustaining critical injuries after a canopy burst while cruising at near supersonic speed at an altitude of 9,500 ... Read more...

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Chargesheet against Maharashtra former postmaster general


December 31st, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 31 (IANS) Almost 10 months after he was caught taking bribe, the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday filed a chargesheet against former chief postmaster ... Read more...

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Book on Mahatma Gandhi released at Delhi Book Fair


December 29th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.29 (ANI): The book titled 'Ek mahatma Ka Abhyudaya', the Hindi translation of renowned author and historian late J.N. Uppal's original English book 'Gandhi Ordained in South Africa' was released ... Read more...

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Frisking Row: Sikh delegation meets US ambassador Roemer in New Delhi


December 15th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.15 (ANI): A Sikh delegation met United States Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer here on Wednesday to submit a memorandum to US President Barack Obama against hurting religious ... Read more...

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Mirchpur violence: Apex court hints at transferring case


December 7th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday indicated that the trial in the Mirchpur case, in which people belonging to the dominant caste are accused of attacking the Dalits of ... Read more...

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Fresh evidence says Sarabjit is innocent: Pakistani lawyer


December 6th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 6 (IANS) A new mercy petition for Sarabjit Singh - the Indian who is on death row in Pakistan - has been sent to the president of that country, ... Read more...

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Two Punjab cops suspended for custodial death


November 13th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Fatehgarh Sahib (Punjab), Nov 13 (IANS) Two Punjab Police officials have been suspended over the custodial death of a man following alleged harassment and torture, police said Saturday.Hardeep Singh, a 28-year-old who ... Read more...

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Shooter Gurpreet’ s triumph at C’wealth Games brings cheer back home


October 9th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinNoshehra Pannuan village (Tarn Taran) (Punjab), Oct. 9 (ANI): Indian shooter Gurpreet Singh's success at the ongoing XIX Commonwealth Games in New Delhi has brought a wave of cheer ... Read more...

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Palace on Wheels: A royal caravan journey into history (Feature) (With Images)


September 5th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhulika Sonkar New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Exquisitely carved interiors, intricate gold tapestry, crisp white curtains and shimmering bejewelled walls - not for nothing is India's Palace on Wheels one of the ... Read more...

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‘3 Idiots’ brings record viewership for Sony TV


August 5th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) After taking the Bollywood box office by storm, Aamir Khan-starrer "3 Idiots" brought record television viewer ratings (TVRs) for Sony Entertainment channel when telecast last month. The ... Read more...

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Four Babbar Khalsa terrorists arrested


July 18th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Khanna (Punjab), July 18 (IANS) Punjab Police said Sunday it had arrested four dreaded militants of the banned terrorist outfit Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) and recovered weapons and explosives from them. The four ... Read more...

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