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Bengal hooch tragedy prime suspect surrenders (Lead)


January 16th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) Noor Islam Sheikh alias Khora Badshah, prime suspect in the Sangrampur hooch tragedy in which 171 people were killed, surrendered before a court in West Bengal's ... Read more...

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Bengal hooch tragedy prime suspect surrenders


January 16th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) Noor Islam Sheikh alias Khora Badshah, prime suspect in the Sangrampur hooch tragedy in which 171 people were killed, surrendered before a court in West Bengal's ... Read more...

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Four arrested for Bengal hooch tragedy (Lead)


December 25th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 25 (IANS) The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the West Bengal Police Sunday arrested four people, including the wife of the prime suspect in the hooch tragedy earlier ... Read more...

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Three arrested in hooch tragedy case


December 25th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 25 (IANS) The Criminal Investigation Department of West Bengal police has arrested three people in connection with the hooch tragedy earlier this month that left at least 171 ... Read more...

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Mamata to lead rally against illegal liquor Dec 30


December 23rd, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 22 (IANS) Days after West Bengal's worst hooch tragedy, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will lead a rally from central Kolkata's College Square Dec 30 to spread social ... Read more...

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Hooch sellers want financial package from Mamata


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 21 (IANS) A week after one of India's worst hooch tragedies unfolded in West Bengal that claimed the lives of at least 171 people, hooch sellers in ... Read more...

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Many deaths in hooch tragedy due to government’s negligence: Left


December 17th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) West Bengal's Left Front Chairman Biman Bose Saturday lashed out at the state government for neglecting the victims of the hooch tragedy, saying that many ... Read more...

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WB Congress demands CBI probe in Hooch tragedy


December 17th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) The West Bengal state Congress unit Saturday demanded a CBI investigation into the recent Hooch tragedy in the state in which 171 people died after ... Read more...

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Thousands of stone carvers helped create Mayawati’s dream project


October 15th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Noida, Oct 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's Rs.684-crore "dream project" - the Rashtriya Dalit Prerna Sthal and Green Garden - has been a subject of controversy ever ... Read more...

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Eyeing global boom, Kerala plans construction academy


September 22nd, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 22 (IANS) Eyeing the domestic and global construction boom, Kerala is planning an academy to train industry personnel from masons to engineers, a minister said Thursday."The building industry ... Read more...

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New nameplate reflects Writers’ Buildings’ historic change


May 21st, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 21 (IANS) For the first time in over 10 years, the nameplate outside the high profile chamber in the historic Writers' Buildings - the seat of power ... Read more...

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Need more industries to create jobs: Buddhadeb


March 20th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 20 (IANS) With assembly elections around the corner, West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Sunday called for "more and more" industries in order to generate employment and promised ... Read more...

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Orissa Police seize 18 tons of silver in Puri


February 27th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Puri (Orissa), Feb.27 (ANI): Orissa Police has seized 18 tons of silver bricks in Puri from the ancient Emar Mutt located in front of the 12th century Sri Jagannath Temple.The incident came ... Read more...

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Indian Govt to set minimum wages for workers wanting to work in UAE


February 18th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Feb 18 (ANI): India's Ambassador in UAE MK Lokesh has said that the Indian Government is soon expected to set minimum wages for skilled and unskilled workers, wanting to work in ... Read more...

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Faceless army toils to restore Eden’s glory


February 10th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Anurag Dey Kolkata, Feb 10 (IANS) The iconic Eden Gardens may have lost one World Cup match due to its poor preparedness, but a faceless army of 1,600 workers is toiling away ... Read more...

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Life in Scotland during Middle Ages ‘not as bad as popularly portrayed’


December 28th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): Historians have said that life in Scotland during the Middle Ages was not quite as bad as people might believe and was no worse than life in any ... Read more...

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Australian chef de mission satisfied with Games village facilities


September 27th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 27 (ANI): Australian chef de mission Steve Moneghetti said he is happy with the facilities at the complex that would house 8,000 athletes during the event.With only a week ... Read more...

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Archaeologists discover gateway to the Viking Empire in Germany


August 28th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Aug 28 (ANI): Archaeologists have found a gateway to the Viking Empire, which they believe was built to protect an important trading route."Like wild hornets," reads an ancient description; the Vikings ... Read more...

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Galileo’s tooth, thumb and finger go on display in Florence


June 9th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 9 (ANI): Renowned Italian scientist and astronomer Galileo's tooth, thumb and finger after gone on display in Florence.Galileo's body parts were exhibited when an art collector found them by chance ... Read more...

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Two truck robbers arrested


June 2nd, 2010 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Two truck robbers were arrested when they were transporting stolen goods in north Delhi, police said Tuesday. Sonu and Deepak, both 26, were arrested Monday during checking ... Read more...

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Five MCD employees suspended for drowning incident


December 6th, 2009 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Five Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) employees were suspended Saturday evening for negligence that led to drowning of two boys in northwest Delhi last week. Municipal Commissioner K.S. ... Read more...

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Two brothers, who fell into bore-well, found dead (Lead)


October 28th, 2009 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Oct 27 (IANS) Two brothers, who fell into a 50-foot deep bore-well in a village in Agra district Monday evening, were found dead Tuesday after an over-27 hours long ... Read more...

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Behavioral change in sanitation practices will lead to lasting social development


October 24th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by admin
By Kulsum Mustafa (CNS)"One of the biggest challenges before us is to bring about sustained behavioral change in the mindset of people towards sanitation. It is important that the man on the ... Read more...

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Not a very happy 61st birthday for Hema Malini


October 16th, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K Jha Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) With construction work going on in her house, Hema Malini has fallen ill because of the heat and dust. It isn't a very happy time ... Read more...

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Google Earth may help shed light on origins of African wildlife


April 29th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 29 (ANI): A scientist has used the help of Google Earth in discovering a trove of mammal fossils that may shed light on the origins of African wildlife.The scientist in ... Read more...

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Americans eager to reduce their energy use, reveals survey


January 15th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): A national survey conducted by Yale and George Mason universities in the Us has revealed that many Americans have already taken action to reduce their energy use ... Read more...

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Sulabh liberates 60,000 scavengers, tots up $32 mn revenue: UNDP


July 1st, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Sulabh International, a 38-year-old movement promoting low-cost safe sanitation in the country, has liberated over 60,000 scavengers, a report by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) released ... Read more...

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GRUH Finance expands its reach


May 17th, 2008 - 12:38 pm ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, May 17 (IANS) GRUH Finance Limited, a housing finance company and a subsidiary of HDFC Ltd, has expanded its reach to two more states and is aiming to achieve disbursement of ... Read more...

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Tirade against north Indians affects construction industry


February 20th, 2008 - 9:16 pm ICT by admin
Pune, Feb.20 (ANI): The recent attacks by alleged workers of the Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navirman Sena, a newly floated breakaway part of Shiv Sena, against north Indians in Mumbai and Pune has ... Read more...

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