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India tightens noose on New Zealand at lunch (Lead)


August 25th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 25 (IANS) India tightened the noose on New Zealand bowling out the visitors for a meagre 159 and, with a lead of 279 runs in the first ... Read more...

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ICC U-19 World Cup: India to face Pakistan in quarters


August 16th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 16 (IANS) India trounced minnows Papua New Guinea by 107 runs to set up a quarterfinal clash with arch-rivals Pakistan in the ICC Under-19 World Cup at ... Read more...

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Sales slowdown for auto companies in May (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, June 1 (IANS) Amid a general slowdown of the economy, India's major auto companies posted a decline or meagre sales in May owing to hikes in fuel prices ... Read more...

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Rajasthan thrash Pune to keep playoff hopes alive (Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 8 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals cruised to a seven-wicket victory over Pune Warriors here Tuesday to stay on course for a playoff berth in the Indian Premier League (IPL).After ... Read more...

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This official doesn’t want hiked dearness allowance!


April 27th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) How often do you find a government employee who doesn't want a hike in dearness allowance (DA)? But Kolkata resident Hiralal Burman is an exception - ... Read more...

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UP result deeply disappointing: Khurshid


March 6th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The dismal showing by the Congress in Uttar Pradesh was "deeply disappointing", Law Minister Salman Khurshid Tuesday said.As it became clear that the Congress ... Read more...

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Will get money, channel officials in touch: KBC winner


December 13th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) KBC winner Sushil Kumar Tuesday denied reports that he had complained about not getting his Rs.5 crore prize money, saying Sony officials were constantly ... Read more...

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KBC winner awaits Rs.5 crore, Big B says cheque ready


December 13th, 2011 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Bihar's Sushil Kumar, who made headlines when he became the first contestant to win Rs.5 crore on "Kaun Banega Crorepati 5", hasn't received his prize ... Read more...

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Indian youth hooked to text messaging: Survey


May 18th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) As telecom companies try to outdo each other with attractive and cheap SMS plans offering hundreds of free messages daily, it has transformed the communication ... Read more...

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SBI net profit nose-dives on increased provisions (Lead)


May 17th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) The country's largest lender, State Bank of India (SBI), Tuesday reported a sharp fall in net profit for the quarter ended March 31 at Rs.20.9 ... Read more...

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SBI quarterly net profit nose-dives on increased provisions


May 17th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) The country's largest lender, State Bank of India (SBI), Tuesday reported a sharp fall in net profit for the quarter ended March 31 at Rs.20.9 ... Read more...

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Foreign funds pumped in over $1.5 billion in March


April 3rd, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) Foreign funds were a key to the March rally of key benchmark indices at Indian equities markets as they lapped up stocks worth over $1.5 ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s efforts to eradicate terrorism “heading for a paralysis”


March 24th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Mar 24(ANI): A row between Pakistan's anti-terrorism courts and security agencies over the acquittal of militants, coupled with the federal government's inability to push through a critical anti-terror amendment bill, may ... Read more...

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Canada have the edge over Kenya (Preview)


March 6th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Canada will have an edge over Kenya when the two minnows clash in a World Cup Group A match at the Ferozshah Kotla here Monday.Kenyan ... Read more...

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Pranab’s budget lacks vision, will enrich affluent: Swaraj


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The budget for 2011-12 lacks any broad vision and will only help the affluent sections of society, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma ... Read more...

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BJP challenges PM on ISRO agreement


February 8th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Stepping up the attack on the government over the ISRO S-band allocation, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday sought answers from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on ... Read more...

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Naidu continues fast despite doctors’ warning (Second Lead)


December 22nd, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 22 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) head N. Chandrababu Naidu continued his indefinite fast Wednesday despite warning by doctors that it could have serious health implications while opposition parties ... Read more...

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NGO to rescue of Punjabi youth stranded in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia


December 12th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Jalandhar (Punjab), Dec 12 (IANS) They had gone to foreign shores, hoping to turn around their fortunes. But their dreams soon turned sour as the 50 youths from Punjab were ... Read more...

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Badal slams meagre hike in wheat support price


October 21st, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Punjab, which contributes nearly 60 percent of the country's foodgrain production, is upset with the central government for announcing a meagre Rs.20 per quintal (100 kg) hike in ... Read more...

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Maldives’ ‘Shah Rukh’ cools heels in Goa


September 19th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 19 (IANS) Seaxan Ali has never met Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan. But the lean, muscular actor, arguably one of Maldives' top stars, ought to know what it means ... Read more...

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Apex court anguished over Rs.80 pension to major’s widow


September 17th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday voiced dismay over a paltry Rs.80 pension being paid to the octogenarian widow of an Indian Army Major who fought in the 1962 ... Read more...

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JI denounces “greedy” Pak leadership for accepting India’s “meagre” flood aid


August 24th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug.24 (ANI): Criticising the Pakistan People's Party (PPP)-led government for accepting India's offer of five million dollars as flood relief, the Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) has described the country's present leadership as 'greedy'.Addressing ... Read more...

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Sonu Sood to play Big B’s son


August 5th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Watching Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan playing father and son on screen is nothing new. In a film that marks the return of Telugu ... Read more...

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Angst in Kashmir is ‘different’ this time, say Kashmiris


August 3rd, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 3 (IANS) They have seen many bouts of "revolution" earlier, but this time it is different, say Kashmiris caught in the growing spiral of violence and protests that have engulfed ... Read more...

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Team India beats Zimbabwe by six wickets in Harare


June 12th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by ANI
Harare (Zimbabwe), June 12 (ANI): Team India on Saturday registered its first win of the tour by beating host Zimbabwe by six wickets in the T20I Series at the Harare Sports Club. ... Read more...

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West Indies crush Ireland by 70 runs in World T20 Championship


May 1st, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Guyana, May.1 (ANI): West Indies started their campaign at the ICC World T20 Championship with a comprehensive 70-run win over Ireland in a low-scoring game here.Batting first, West Indies posted a small ... Read more...

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All for Rs.30 - jostling and toiling at labourer marts (May 1 is International Labour Day)


April 30th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujeet Kumar Raipur, April 30 (IANS) It's a lucky day for Rani Sahu. She may have earned a meagre Rs.30 for 10 hours of work after being hired as a daily wage ... Read more...

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Mumbai in control against Delhi in Ranji semi-final


January 5th, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 5 (IANS) Ramesh Powar claimed five wickets as Mumbai bowled out Delhi for 211 in their first innings on the third day of the Ranji Trophy semi-final here Tuesday. At stumps, ... Read more...

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Sensex slips into red, depressed Asian cues a dampner (Lead)


December 15th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 15 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets slid into the negative around Tuesday noon as other Asian markets were depressed. At 12.27 p.m., the sensitive index (Sensex) ... Read more...

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Pakistan push New Zealand to doors of defeat, sets 405 to win in final test


December 5th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec 5(ANI): The Pakistan team is eyeing a series-levelling victory against New Zealand after setting a target of 405 runs and again having the New Zealand team on the back ... Read more...

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11th Osian’s-Cinefan Film Festival all set to kick of in New Delhi


October 15th, 2009 - 9:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.15 (ANI): The 11th edition of Osian's-Cinefan Film Festival of Asian and Arab Cinema, showcasing about 100 feature and short fiction films from across the world is all set to ... Read more...

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Durga Puja - festive time for the drummers too


September 26th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Soudhriti Bhabani Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) Dilip Ghorui, 45, of Mahishadal in East Midnapore district, barely earns enough as a rickshaw puller to make ends meet throughout the year -- except during ... Read more...

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Micro financing a boon for women weavers in Orissa


September 23rd, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by ANI
Nayagarh (Orissa), Sep 23(ANI): Micro financing by a voluntary organisation, 'Adhikar', is helping women weavers in Golabai village in Orissa's Nayagarh district to become self-reliant and weave their own destiny away from ... Read more...

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Punjab government, SGPC to make state more green


September 14th, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 14 (IANS) In a bid to make Punjab more green, the state forest department Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) to initiate ... Read more...

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Praful Patel to look into Olympians’ grievances


August 6th, 2009 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) All India Football Federation (AIFF) stand-in president Praful Patel Thursday promised to try and assuage the feeling of "hurt and humiliation" of the nine surviving members of ... Read more...

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