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Congress backtracks, Mukul Roy, four others elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) All five Rajya Sabha nominees from West Bengal - four of the ruling Trinamool Congress and another fielded by the opposition Left Front - were elected ... Read more...

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West Bengal Congress to contest Rajya Sabha polls


March 18th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 18 (IANS) The Congress party is to contest the coming Rajya Sabha polls in West Bengal, state Congress president Pradip Bhattacharya said here Sunday."Our high command has communicated ... Read more...

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Hansika turns gangster for ‘Vettai Mannan’


December 14th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai Dec 14 (IANS) After playing a village belle in Tamil movie "Velayudham", Hansika Motwani has turned gangster for her next movie "Vettai Mannan"."I am playing a character not done ... Read more...

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Dhanush’s song leaked online (Tamil Movie Snippets)


November 14th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai Nov 14 (IANS) A song written and sung by Dhanush for the film "3" has been leaked on the net and the makers have now decided to release it ... Read more...

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Eight Bangladeshis beheaded in Saudi Arabia


October 9th, 2011 - 4:00 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 9 (IANS) Eight Bangladeshi migrants were beheaded in public in the Saudi Arabian capital after they were convicted of killing an Egyptian security guard four years ago, a ... Read more...

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Union Minister Alagiri chargesheeted in assault case


August 26th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 25 (IANS) Tamil Nadu police Thursday filed a chargesheet against union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers M.K. Alagiri for allegedly assaulting an official on election duty and a ... Read more...

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Four killed in Jharkhand police firing, curfew imposed (Third Lead)


April 28th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 27 (IANS) Four people were killed and more than 25, including a senior police officer, were injured in clashes as protests against the demolition drive in Jharkhand turned ... Read more...

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Three killed in Jharkhand police firing (Second Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 27 (IANS) Three people were killed and more than 25, including a senior police officer, were injured in clashes as protests against the demolition drive in Jharkhand turned ... Read more...

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Bank using profits to fund militants: Dhaka minister


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 1 (IANS) A bank in Bangladesh is spending eight percent of its profits to fund militants in the country, State Minister for Home Shamsul Huq Tuku has alleged.The Islami Bank ... Read more...

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Bangladesh PM gets death threat from militants


January 6th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chittagong (Bangladesh), Jan 6 (IANS) Islamist militants have threatened to kill Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina if their associates are not freed from prison within a month.In a letter to a ... Read more...

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Arya To Do ‘Mugamudi’


October 18th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Mugamudi was supposed to be the first South Indian super-hero film, which was to be produced by Ayngaran International with a huge budget. Due to some ... Read more...

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Khaleda Zia’s former aide dead


July 28th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 28 (IANS) Abdul Mannan Bhuiyan, who played an important role in the Khaleda Zia regime, died past midnight Wednesay after fighting lung cancer. Bhuiyan was 67, the Daily Star reported. ... Read more...

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Indian goods trans-shipment via Bangladesh may start in July


May 20th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 20 (IANS) The trans-shipment of Indian cargo through Bangladesh is likely to begin in July, authorities said. The customs department of the National Board of Revenue has drafted ... Read more...

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Kerosene for poor being smuggled out of Jharkhand, says MLA


March 4th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 4 (IANS) A Congress legislator Thursday alleged that the kerosene meant for Below Poverty Line (BPL) families was being smuggled out to Bangladesh. "The kerosene meant for the BPL families is ... Read more...

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Is Al Qaeda behind terror attacks in Pakistan?


November 12th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) The Al Qaeda "could be supporting" the Pakistani Taliban that has left the country bloodied and bruised through a string of terror strikes, says a leading ... Read more...

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Lolita’s entry boost the TRP’s of Swarg


November 6th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Recently Rajan Shahi's Swarg has seen lots of twist and turn in the marriage and with the new entry of character Lolita played by Shamin. Well this has definitely boosted the ... Read more...

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One Pakistani among six others arrested in anti-terror FBI raids in New York


September 23rd, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep.23 (ANI): Six persons including one Pakistani were apprehended by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) during raids against suspects in Queens area here.Though the investigators have released the other ... Read more...

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Murmurs of dissent as Hasina re-elected Awami League chief


July 25th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 25 (IANS) Muffled complaints of absence of intra-party democracy surfaced as Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was elected president of the country's ruling Awami League for the seventh time, ... Read more...

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British charity to sue police, prosecutors in murder case


May 14th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 14 (IANS) A British charity is to sue the police and the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) after they failed to protect an Asian woman who was murdered by her husband, ... Read more...

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Kamal Haasan hopes for peace returning to Lanka


May 1st, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 1 (IANS) South Indian superstar Kamal Haasan Friday said he hoped that peace will return to Sri Lanka through the efforts of Tamils the world over. "We want the ethnic ... Read more...

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Politician booked for insulting remarks on Sonia, Mayawati


April 22nd, 2009 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 22 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh president of the Peace Party of India was booked Wednesday for making offensive comments against Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and state Chief Minister Mayawati ... Read more...

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Pranab files nomination, eyes second Lok Sabha win (Lead, Changing dateline)


April 13th, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Baharampur (West Bengal), April 13 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday filed his nomination from West Bengal's Jangipur constituency, seeking his second Lok Sabha win of his ... Read more...

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Beaton’s ton puts Australian colts on top against India


April 11th, 2009 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hobart, April 11 (IANS) A fine century from Tom Beaton helped Australia Under-19 post 306 for seven declared in their first innings against India on the opening day of their three-day match ... Read more...

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Armed forces out in Bihar town after clash (Lead)


March 13th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 13 (IANS) Bihar's Sasaram town was tense Friday with the armed forces marching through troubled areas following a communal clash that injured more than 13 people and resulted in the ... Read more...

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BSP’s Abdul Mannan urged not to shield those who beat dalit workers


January 30th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by admin
A Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) office-bearer Ghanshyam rained baton rods on dalit workers on 14 January 2009. Ghanshaym is the husband of Urmila Devi, who is the Gram Pradhan of Gram Panchayat ... Read more...

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One killed, seven injured in latest Quetta blast


January 3rd, 2009 - 8:36 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta (Balochistan, Pakistan), Jan.3 (ANI): One person was killed and seven others injured in a blast at the Mastoong Bazar Chowk here on Saturday. Saturday''s blasts indicate that violence in Balochistan ... Read more...

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Khaleda, Hasina tighten hold on parties ahead of polls


September 14th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 14 (IANS) Consolidating their hold over their parties ahead of the general elections, former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia has been made president for life of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party ... Read more...

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Justify imposition of emergency, court tells Bangladesh government


July 21st, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 21 (IANS) Bangladesh's military-backed caretaker government has been asked by the Dhaka High Court to justify the imposition of emergency on Jan 11, 2007, under which the government has curbed ... Read more...

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Bangladesh mourns death of poet Samudra Gupta


July 20th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 20 (IANS) Noted Bangladeshi poet Samudra Gupta, a freedom fighter who wrote against religious extremism in his poems, short stories and novels, died in a Bangalore hospital in India Saturday. ... Read more...

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Law amendment to bail detained Bangladeshi politicians


July 6th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 6 (IANS) Bangladesh's military-backed government is set to amend its law to facilitate bail for several high profile politicians and officials for the parliamentary elections promised for December. However, the ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi ex-ministers, officials arrested amid high drama


May 19th, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by admin
Dhaka, May 19 (IANS) Brawls, barricading and slogan-shouting marked the arrests of some of the dozen former ministers and officials against whom warrants were executed Sunday night in connection with a corruption ... Read more...

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Dhaka court orders arrest of 12 former ministers


May 16th, 2008 - 12:38 pm ICT by admin
Dhaka, May 16 (IANS) A Dhaka court has issued arrest warrants against a dozen former ministers, some of whom it declared absconding, in a corruption case filed against former prime minister Khaleda ... Read more...

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Mayawati expands her Cabinet again


November 14th, 2007 - 2:25 am ICT by admin
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Surveillance tightened on madrassas along Indo-Nepal border


November 14th, 2007 - 2:08 am ICT by admin
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