march 17

England’s Muamba quits football


August 15th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) English footballer Fabrice Muamba announced his retirement from football Wednesday, after suffering a heart attack during a match last season.The England youth international collapsed during ... Read more...

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Anti-gay propaganda bill passed in Siberia


April 26th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The regional legislature in Russia's Siberia region Thursday passed a bill banning promotion of homosexual, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender practices among minors."It's mainly about various ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka’s national museum to be re-opened after theft


April 17th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 17 (IANS) Sri Lanka's national museum which was robbed a month ago is to be re-opened soon under tight security, a spokesman said on Tuesday.A senior official of ... Read more...

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Media houses restrained from publishing Singhvi CD


April 16th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) In a relief to Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi, the Delhi High Court has restrained media houses from publishing the contents of a CD allegedly ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily laments acid attacks


April 9th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) A woman being sentenced to 34 years in prison for hurling acid at her former fiance's father is "an indication of how knowledge of the potential ... Read more...

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Russian gay rights activists arrested under new law


April 7th, 2012 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two gay rights activists in Russia's St. Petersburg city have been arrested for violating a new local law that bans "gay propaganda", police said.The law, ... Read more...

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Delhi air quality was worst in March: Study


April 2nd, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Dust in the Delhi skies in March brought the air quality down to the worst levels in the last one year and the increase ... Read more...

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Pranab urges jewellers to call off shutdown


March 31st, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday urged jewellers to call off their strike as he is reconsidering the matter of imposing excise duty on unbranded ... Read more...

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100,000 people displaced in Pakistan this year


March 31st, 2012 - 9:41 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 31 (IANS) Over 100,000 people, mostly women and children, have been displaced in northwest Pakistan this year due to military operations against the militant groups, the UN High ... Read more...

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Over 100,000 flee fighting in northwestern Pakistan: UNHCR


March 31st, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 30 (IANS) An estimated 101,160 people, mostly women and children, have been displaced since Jan 20 when government troops began security operations against militant groups in Khyber Agency ... Read more...

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Murder most foul: Timeline of Harpreet Kaur murder case


March 30th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 30 (IANS) The following is the sequence of events in the death of Harpreet Kaur, daughter of Punjab minister Bibi Jagir Kaur.April 20, 2000: Harpreet Kaur dies mysteriously ... Read more...

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Rajasthan ACB raids 28 nursing colleges across state


March 29th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 29 (IANS) The Rajasthan Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Thursday carried out surprise checks at 28 private nursing colleges across the state after conducting raids on 48 others earlier this ... Read more...

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Headless body case: Three arrested


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Three people allegedly involved in the brutal murder of a woman, whose headless body was found near a Metro station here, have been arrested, police ... Read more...

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EU seeks mutual solution to India-Italy row


March 21st, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 21 (IANS) European Union (EU) Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton has expressed hope that a mutually acceptable solution be found with regard to the case of two Italian ... Read more...

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Congress-led UDF wins Kerala bypoll


March 21st, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 21 (IANS) The Congress-led United Democratic Front's (UDF) Anup Jacob won the Piravom assembly by-election in Kerala Wednesday.Anup Jacob, 34, son of former minister T.M. Jacob, won with ... Read more...

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Congress rules out change of leadership in Uttarakhand


March 18th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) The Congress central leadership Saturday accelerated efforts to find a solution to crisis in its Uttarakhand unit by ruling out changing Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna ... Read more...

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Three booked for assaulting Ghaziabad officials


March 18th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, March 17 (IANS) A criminal case was registered Saturday against a Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and two others for attacking officials at the regional employment office in Ghaziabad, police ... Read more...

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Jaya Bachchan files Rajya Sabha papers from Uttar Pradesh


March 17th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 17 (IANS) Actress-turned-politician Jaya Bachchan Saturday filed her papers as a Samajwadi Party (SP) candidate for a Rajya Sabha seat from Uttar Pradesh.The actress, who is the ... Read more...

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11 killed in road accident in Bengal


March 17th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bankura (West Bengal), March 17 (IANS) Eleven people, including two children, were killed and six injured Saturday when a trekker, in which they were travelling, collided head-on with a lorry ... Read more...

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Fugitive Catholic priest arrested in Tamil Nadu


March 17th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 17 (IANS) Catholic priest Rev Joseph Palanivel Jeyapaul was arrested in Erode in Tamil Nadu on charges of molesting a child in the US when he was there ... Read more...

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India best international investor in Britain: Pranab


March 17th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, March 17 (IANS) India has been the top international investor in Britain for three consecutive years, union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said here Saturday.Talking to media persons, the ... Read more...

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‘Attacks on Indian fishermen not treated as national issue’


March 17th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Saturday told Prime Minister Manmohan Singh that attacks on Indian fishermen were not being treated as a national issue.In ... Read more...

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Five migrants found dead in boat near Italy


March 17th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 17 (IANS) Five migrants were found dead Saturday in a boat south of Lampedusa Island in southern Italy, the ANSA news agency said.Local coast guard found the bodies ... Read more...

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Woman nabbed for killing mother-in-law


March 17th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, March 17 (IANS) A woman was arrested here for killing her mother-in-law five days ago for objecting to her working as an insurance agent, police said Saturday.Shweta Shelarka, 32, ... Read more...

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Exiles predict more trouble in Tibet


March 17th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 17 (IANS) The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) Saturday said that sending government officials to monasteries in Tibet will create more resentment among Tibetans there."Beijing's decision to send officials ... Read more...

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Korean ship catches fire, one injured


March 17th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 17 (IANS) A sailor was injured in a fire broke which broke out in a South Korean oil tanker while leaving the Mumbai docks Saturday, a fire official ... Read more...

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Woman’s headless body found chopped, stuffed in bag (Lead)


March 17th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) A woman's headless dismembered body was found Saturday stuffed in a bag near a park in north Delhi, police said.The body was found near 56 ... Read more...

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Court seeks police reply on plea against Kejriwal


March 17th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday directed police to file a reply on a complaint against Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal for allegedly lowering the reputation of ... Read more...

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Constable run down by truck


March 17th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) A truck plying on the wrong side of a road mowed down a Delhi transport department constable here early Saturday, police said.The incident took ... Read more...

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26 police officials sacked for corruption


March 17th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 17 (IANS) Bihar has dismissed 26 police officials for corruption, officials said Saturday.Bihar police chief Abhyanand said the sacking took place in the last two and a half ... Read more...

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Give details on interrogators in Israeli car blast: Court (Lead)


March 17th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) A court here Saturday asked Delhi Police's anti-terror unit, special cell, to furnish names of investigators who questioned Israeli embassy car blast accused Syed Mohammad ... Read more...

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It’s better to be star than actor today: Abhay Deol


March 17th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Actor Abhay Deol, who has carved a niche for himself in the film industry with unconventional roles, feels it is better to be a star ... Read more...

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Bolton sign winger Wylde on free transfer


March 17th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 17 (IANS) English Premier League club Bolton Wanderers signed former Rangers winger on a free transfer, the club confirmed Saturday.Scottish club Rangers finances are in a mess after ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Early elections not ruled out: Rajnath


March 17th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, March 17 (IANS) Citing political uncertainty, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Saturday that early Lok Sabha elections cannot be ruled out.In view of the infighting within the ... Read more...

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‘India making progress on women’s political empowerment’


March 17th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) India has made remarkable progress in taking ahead women's political participation at the local level, an official from the UN body on gender empowerment said ... Read more...

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