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Kudankulam reactor to operate from October: Minister


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 22 (IANS) The first unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) is scheduled to be operational by October 2012 and the 500 MW prototype fast breeder reactor ... Read more...

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Why did NoTW spike Arthur C. Clarke paedophile story?


July 8th, 2012 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) The now-defunct News of the World (NoTW) spiked an exclusive story that exposed famous science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke as a paedophile because the author ... Read more...

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Andhra orders probe into ‘misuse’ of official chopper


May 13th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 13 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Sunday ordered a probe into the alleged misuse of his official helicopter by a pilot and a technician.The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

By-polls in two Bengal assembly constituencies June 12


April 25th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) By-elections in two West Bengal Assembly constituencies - Daspur and Bankura - will be held June 12, the Election Commission announced Tuesday.Both the Assembly constituencies ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Brazil sets auto export quotas for Mexico


April 5th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, April 5 (IANS/EFE) The government has set its automotive export quotas for Mexico based on the requirements of each automaker operating in Brazil, officials said.The Foreign Trade Secretariat determined ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Himachal assembly passes 2012-13 budget


March 30th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 30 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh assembly Friday passed the general budget for fiscal 2012-13 and related appropriation bill, authorising the government to spend Rs.21,738.32 crore from the consolidated ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Over 100 Congress workers arrested in Chhattisgarh


March 25th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 25 (IANS) Over 100 workers of Chhattisgarh's opposition Congress party were arrested Sunday in the state capital Raipur during a street protest over an alleged police assault ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

No fame, money in modelling: Abhishek Malik


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) After struggling for fame and money in the modelling world for three years, Delhi boy Abhishek Malik has finally got lucky with a key role ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

A chicken with four legs!


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 22 (IANS) A Chinese woman was astonished to find that a chicken she bought had four legs.Tian Xiaoying opened a package of frozen chicken she purchased at a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

NRI children row: Not filing for divorce, says father


March 21st, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) The father of the two Indian children in custody of the Norwegian Child Welfare Services Wednesday denied reports that he was filing for divorce from his ... Read more...

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Himachal proposes Rs.20,243 crore budget estimates


March 20th, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 19 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Monday presented the budget estimates for 2012-13 with a proposed outlay of Rs.20,243.92 crore. However, no fresh taxes, except ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UP reverses Mayawati’s police change


March 20th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 19 (IANS) In a major decision, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday did away with the unique initiative of his predecessor Mayawati wherein deputy inspector generals of ... Read more...

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Sonia hopes for suitable outcome to Sri Lankan issue


March 20th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 19 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi has told DMK chief M. Karunanidhi that a suitable outcome would be reached on the Sri Lankan issue soon, according to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

67 BJP lawmakers bat for Yeddyurappa


March 20th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 19 (IANS) A letter signed by 67 of the 120 ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators in Karnataka seeking re-instatement of scam-hit former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Palestinians organise local marathon to reject Israeli one


March 19th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ramallah, March 19 (IANS) Dozens of Palestinian runners participated in a local marathon on the West Bank Monday, challenging an earlier Israel-organised international one in Jerusalem.The Palestinian marathon started from ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Whole package for Doha round will not be passed: WTO chief


March 19th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, March 19 (IANS) World Trade Organisation Director-General Pascal Lamy Monday said the agreements for the Doha round of trade talks will not be passed as the whole package envisaged ... Read more...

Posted in World |

CWG village flats: Pay dues to DDA, court tells Emaar MGF


March 19th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday directed Emaar MGF, which has built the flats in the Commonwealth Games (CWG) Village, to pay over Rs.16 crore dues ... Read more...

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MCD elections: Congress to come up with three manifestos


March 19th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Delhi Congress will release three election manifestos for the upcoming polls in the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi. "We will issue three manifestos for ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

NHRC seeks response on unauthorised drug trial


March 19th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission has asked the union health ministry and the Andhra Pradesh government to respond within six weeks on its demand for ... Read more...

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Mallya summoned by DGCA to explain Kingfisher status


March 19th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Kingfisher Airlines' Chairman Vijay Mallya has been summoned by the aviation regulator to give a clear outlook for the financially troubled carriers' operations and future ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Man escapes death


March 19th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) A 39-year-old man travelling on the rooftop of a local train was found hanging on an overhead electric cable - miraculously alive - here Monday.The victim, ... Read more...

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Kenya keen on India’s participation in LAPSSET


March 19th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Kenya Monday invited India to participate in one of the largest infrastructure development projects in Africa-- the Lamu Port and Lamu Southern Sudan-Ethiopia Transport Corridor ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Six consortiums give bids for sea link


March 19th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) Six proposals involving 18 top companies and consortiums have been submitted for India's second sea link, an official said Monday.The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hot Monday in Delhi, Tuesday to be similar (Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The week began on a hot note for the capital with Monday's maximum temperature recorded at 37 degrees Celsius, seven degrees above average. Delhi residents ... Read more...

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Hindi fortnightly for blind launched


March 19th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) The inaugural edition of India's first Hindi fortnightly for the blind was launched here Monday by Reliance Foundation chairperson Nita Ambani.Envisaged to promote the access to ... Read more...

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UBI proposal for India-Myanmar trade


March 19th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 19 (IANS) Public sector United Bank of India (UBI) will soon come out with a proposal to boost trade between India and Myanmar, a top official said Monday."UBI ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

One arrested in Kanpur for Shehla murder


March 19th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, March 19 (IANS) Another man has been arrested in Uttar Pradesh for the murder of RTI activist Shehla Masood in Bhopal.The Special Task Force (STF) swooped on Tabish after ... Read more...

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Workers clash with police, vehicles torched


March 19th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 19 (IANS) Workers of an export unit here clashed with police, setting fire to more than a dozen police and fire brigade vehicles in violence that left many ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Six injured in clash between locals and cops in Bikaner


March 19th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 19 (IANS) At least six policemen and officials of Rajasthan State Industrial Development and Investment Corporation (RIICO) were injured when residents of a colony pelted stones at them ... Read more...

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‘Sholay’ scene enacted in Gurdaspur Central Jail


March 19th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Gurdaspur (Punjab), March 19 (IANS) Gurdaspur Central Jail in Punjab witnessed the re-enactment of a Bollywood-style scene when a young under-trial climbed atop a water tank in the jail premises ... Read more...

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Five held for CPI-M leaders’ killing remanded to custody (Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 19 (IANS) Five people arrested in West Bengal for the killing of two Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leaders last month were sent to five days' CID ... Read more...

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Maoists kill civil militia leader


March 19th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 19 (IANS) Maoists opened indiscriminate fire Monday in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region, killing a prominent civil militia leader, police said.The killing took place in Bijapur district, some 480 ... Read more...

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14,000 trees to fall for Delhi Metro


March 19th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) A total of 14,298 trees are likely to be felled here during the third phase of Delhi metro, the Lok Sabha was informed Monday.Environment Minister ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India to help Jordan set up poll panel


March 19th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) India, the world's largest democracy, has agreed to help Jordan set up an independent poll panel.This follows a request from Jordanian Prime Minister Awn Khasawneh ... Read more...

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Radioactive water leaks at Japan nuclear plant


March 19th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 19 (IANS) Japan's nuclear safety watchdog Monday said a leakage of about 1.5 tonnes of low-level radioactive water occurred at a plant of Japan Atomic Power Co. in ... Read more...

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