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Mukherjee’s priority - to return Rashtrapati Bhavan library to pristine glory


September 9th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Books, books and more books - over 15,000 of them stacked in wooden and steel almirahs, gathering dust and grime due to disuse and ... Read more...

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Admiral Joshi is new Indian Navy chief


August 31st, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Admiral Devendra Kumar Joshi, an anti-submarine warfare specialist, Friday took over as Indian Navy chief.He succeeds Admiral Nirmal Verma, who retired from service after 43 ... Read more...

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Iran salutes ‘nuke martyrs’ (NAM Diary)


August 30th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) Iran has created a new category of martyrs - nuclear scientists it says were killed by Israelis. And what better way to unveil this than at ... Read more...

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A walk into Jallianwala Bagh on 66th Independence Day


August 15th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Aug 15 (IANS) It's been over 90 years since British troops led by Brigadier Reginald Dyer fired at unarmed Indian protestors at the Jallianwala Bagh here. But walking through ... Read more...

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GTA members sworn in; Shinde, Mamata assure support


August 4th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, Aug 4 (IANS) As the newly-elected members of the Gorkha Territorial Administration were sworn in Saturday, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee assured ... Read more...

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SPO shot dead by Maoists in Odisha


July 29th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 29 (IANS) A special police officer (SPO) was killed and another injured Sunday after Maoists opened fire at them at a rural market in Odisha's Malkangiri district, police ... Read more...

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Maoists observe ‘martyrs week’ in Odisha


July 28th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 28 (IANS) The movement of commercial and passenger vehicles was disrupted in parts of Odisha as Maoists Saturday began observing 'martyrs' week' in memory of rebel leaders killed ... Read more...

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India to help Bangladesh over 1971 war martyrs’ graves


July 25th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) India has offered Bangladesh help to trace graves of freedom fighters of the 1971 War of Liberation war and transfer their remains, and asked Dhaka ... Read more...

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Vijayamma’s fast in Telangana concludes amid protests


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) YSR Congress party honorary president Y.S. Vijayamma managed to fast for weavers' problems in Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region amid violent protests by the Telangana Rashtra ... Read more...

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Telangana town tense as YSR Congress, TRS workers clash


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) Workers of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) and YSR Congress clashed in Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region Monday, leading to tension.Trouble broke out in Karimnagar district's ... Read more...

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Punjab at crossroads: Sikh clergy gives in to radical rhetoric (Punjab Newsletter)


June 8th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 8 (IANS) Once touted as the most progressive state in the country, Punjab is today at a crossroads. The contradictory actions of the state's leadership, especially the ... Read more...

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Siachen avalanche: Two more bodies found


June 5th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) The bodies of two more Pakistani soldiers were found Tuesday in the Siachen glacier's Gayari area, taking the number of bodies recovered after the devastating April ... Read more...

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140 buried in Siachen avalanche dead: Pakistan


May 29th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 29 (IANS) Pakistan Tuesday declared dead the 140 people who remained buried in an avalanche since last month in the Siachen region.All those killed have been declared "martyrs" ... Read more...

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Maharashtra plans low-cost houses for Mumbai mill workers


May 1st, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) As Maharashtra turned 52 Tuesday, the government said it would provide low-cost housing to mill workers and free houses to kin of mill workers who died ... Read more...

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Punjab cabinet prays at Amritsar shrines


March 16th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, March 16 (IANS) Led by Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, the entire Punjab cabinet Friday offered prayers at religious shrines in this Sikh holy city, including the holiest ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh plan joint event on mother language day


February 20th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 20 (IANS) India and Bangladesh will jointly hold the International Mother Language Day at the no-man's land along the border here Tuesday in an effort to enhance the ... Read more...

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Hasina seeks support for war crimes trial


February 19th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 19 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Sunday sought support from the Bengali community across the world for trying war criminals, The Daily Star reported.She said the ... Read more...

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Andhra opposition disrupts governor’s address


February 13th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 13 (IANS) The budget session of the Andhra Pradesh state legislature began Monday on a stormy note with the opposition disrupting the governor's address to the joint ... Read more...

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Ahana Deol to design for a cause (With Image)


January 25th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Fashion designer Ahana Deol, daughter of veteran actors Hema Malini and Dharmendra, is set to put her design instincts to good use for a cause. ... Read more...

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BJP attacks Congress for ‘appeasement’ politics


January 12th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday accused the Congress of playing "dirty politics" in Uttar Pradesh by appeasing minorities ahead of assembly elections.Attacking Congress ... Read more...

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Iranian troops begin military drill


January 8th, 2012 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 8 (IANS) Iran's elite Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has started a military drill that will test the readiness of its troopers under extreme climatic conditions, Press TV ... Read more...

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Poll panel bans political speeches at R-Day functions


January 4th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 4 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) Wednesday barred Punjab's chief minister, ministers, political functionaries and legislators from making political speeches at Republic Day functions, and attending such functions ... Read more...

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TRS, TDP leaders arrested in Hyderabad


December 28th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 28 (IANS) Hyderabad Police Wednesday arrested dozens of leaders and activists of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) when they tried to stage ... Read more...

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Army in Kashmir pays tribute to martyrs on Vijay Diwas


December 16th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 16 (IANS) The Indian Army Friday paid tribute to its martyrs on the 40th anniversary of its victory in the 1971 India-Pakistan war that led to the birth ... Read more...

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Autopsy says that Gadhafi died from shot to the head


October 24th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tripoli, Oct 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The mystery surrounding the final moments of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was not solved after the autopsy result was announced on Sunday. The country’s top doctors ... Read more...

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Prashant Bhushan attacked, one held


October 12th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Senior lawyer and Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan was bashed up by three youths in his Supreme Court chamber here Wednesday. He blamed the ... Read more...

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No newspapers for Hyderabad as hawkers join Telangana stir


September 29th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 29 (IANS) The twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad in Andhra Pradesh Thursday went without newspapers as hawkers joined the ongoing general strike for a separate Telangana ... Read more...

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Gaddafi says he is still in Libya


September 27th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Sep 27 (IANS) Ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has said he is still in the country, fighting on the ground and ready to die a martyr, state-run Allibiya TV ... Read more...

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Libyan leaders find a mass grave having more than 1000 bodies


September 26th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tripoli, Sept 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Libyan transitional leaders say they have found a mass grave containing more than 1,000 bodies. The authorities say they suspect the bodies belong to inmates of ... Read more...

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Mass grave of 1,270 found in Libya


September 26th, 2011 - 5:01 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A mass grave containing the bodies of over 1,270 people killed by Muammar Gaddafi's forces has been found near Abu Salim prison in Tripoli, local ... Read more...

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No Telengana means death for me: Congress’s Keshava Rao


September 24th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 23 (IANS) Senior Congress leader from Telangana and member of parliament K. Keshava Rao Friday said if he failed to achieve separate Telangana state, it ... Read more...

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Adarsh society case: CBI to question Deshmukh


September 7th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) plans to examine Union Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh in Mumbai's Adarsh Housing Society scandal, an ... Read more...

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Indian PM pays homage to Bangladesh martyrs


September 6th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 6 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday paid tributes to those who died fighting for Bangladesh's independence -- from Pakistani rule.Army bugles played the last post ... Read more...

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Pakistani man held in US for supporting LeT


September 3rd, 2011 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 3 (IANS) A Pakistan-born man living on the outskirts of Washington has been charged with providing material support to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), the Pakistan based terrorist group behind the ... Read more...

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UAE Red Crescent hosts Iftar parties in Jerusalem


August 31st, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Aug 29 (IANS/WAM) The UAE Red Crescent hosted massive Iftar parties in different parts of Jerusalem during last days of Ramadan.Over 6,000 poor men, women, orphans and people with ... Read more...

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