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Freedom fighter, Telangana leader Bapuji dead (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Eminent freedom fighter and a well-known figure in the Telangana movement, Konda Lakshman Bapuji died here Friday. He was 96.Bapuji, who was not keeping well for ... Read more...

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Day 12 - parliament disrupted again


September 6th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were disrupted for the 12th successive day Thursday following opposition protests over coal block allocations among other issues.The Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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Maharashtra cabinet mourns Deshmukh, Kunte


August 16th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) The Maharashtra cabinet Thursday condoled the deaths of union minister and former chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh and Congress leader and former minister Prabhakar Kunte, an official ... Read more...

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Court observes two-minute silence for 1984 riots victims


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) A court here hearing a case against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots Monday observed two-minutes silence in memory of ... Read more...

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PM pays homage to unknown soldier (Lead)


January 26th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday paid a solemn tribute to soldiers who have sacrificed their lives for the nation by laying a wreath at ... Read more...

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PM pays homage to immortal soldier


January 26th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday paid a solemn tribute to soldiers who have sacrificed their lives for the nation by laying a wreath at ... Read more...

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TV stars dazzle at Zee Rishtey Awards


November 27th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) A procession of TV stars led by an elephant, an aerial act and some colourful, energetic performances left the audience in awe at the Zee ... Read more...

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Bollywood sends out silent prayers for 26/11 martyrs


November 26th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Remembering all those who lost their lives during the 26/11 terror attacks in the country's entertainment capital, Bollywood celebrities took on Twitter to convey ... Read more...

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633 security personnel killed in one year


October 21st, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) A total of 633 police and paramilitary personnel were killed from Sep 1, 2010, to Aug 31 this year. According to a statement from Delhi Police ... Read more...

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Frenzied fans flock to stadium for Champions clash


September 23rd, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 23 (IANS) About 20,000 did-hard cricket fans late Friday flocked to the Chinnaswamy Stadium here to watch the first match of the Champions League Twenty20 between home team ... Read more...

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Judges, lawyers mourn blast deaths


September 8th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Delhi High Court judges and lawyers Thursday mourned the death of 12 people in a blast at the court's gate a day earlier.There was a ... Read more...

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Maharashtra legislature pays homage to blast victims


July 25th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) The Maharastra government will take all measures to ensure that incidents like the July 13 serial blasts do not recur anywhere in the state, Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Justice for Dey: Candlelight march held in Delhi


June 13th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) A candlelight march to protest the murder of Mumbai Mid Day journalist Jyotirmoy Dey was organised in the India Gate area here Monday evening.The Indian ... Read more...

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Fourteen years on, Uphaar victims’ kin wait for justice (With Images)


June 13th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Fourteen years on, tears brought alive sour memories of pain, fear, and agony of losing loved ones as families gathered Monday to remember the 59 ... Read more...

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Delhi budget session stalled over demand for minister’s resignation


March 15th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The first day of the budget session of the Delhi assembly began on a chaotic note Tuesday as the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh house pays homage to Arjun Singh


March 7th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 7 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh state assembly adjourned for the day Monday after paying tributes to veteran Congress politician Arjun Singh, who died in New Delhi Friday.Chief Minister Raman ... Read more...

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Gilani vows “new strategy” to combat religious extremism in Pakistan


March 3rd, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 3(ANI): In the wake of the assassination of Pakistan's Minorities Affairs Minister Shahbaz Bhatti, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that his government would announce a new strategy ... Read more...

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Christchurch quake death toll rises to 147


February 27th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb.27 (ANI): The death toll from the New Zealand earthquake has risen to 147, while 50 people remain "unaccounted for".Police say a previous figure of around 200 missing people had ... Read more...

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New Zealand quake toll rises to 145 (Second Lead)


February 26th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Christchurch, Feb 26 (IANS) The toll in a devastating quake in New Zealand's second largest city of Christchurch Saturday rose to 145 and officials feared the number may rise further."We expect ... Read more...

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Christchurch quake death toll rises to 123


February 26th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Feb.26 (ANI): With the death toll in earthquake-hit Christchurch rising to 123, New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has asked all New Zealanders observe a two minute silence ... Read more...

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The Propagandist Tenor of Kashmir Solidarity Day


February 3rd, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
By Jaibans SinghNew Delhi, Feb 3 (ANI): Kashmir Solidarity Day has been observed in Pakistan on February 05, as it has been every year since 1990. The propaganda that is being organised ... Read more...

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Hundreds join anti-corruption march in Agra


January 30th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 30 (IANS) Hundreds of ordinary people from all walks of life turned up and joined a march against corruption, braving chilly weather early Sunday here.The march began from the Agra ... Read more...

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Sarkozy pays tribute to 26/11 martyrs


December 7th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Dec 7 (ANI): French President Nicolas Sarkozy today paid tribute to victims of the 26/11 terror attacks and called upon Pakistani authorities to show that they are resolute in combating terrorism.Speaking ... Read more...

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Parliament adjourned again, but Lok Sabha transacts financial business (Third Lead)


December 1st, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Parliament was adjourned for the 14th consecutive day Wednesday, but the Lok Sabha managed to pass the supplementary demands for grants for 2010-11 by a voice ... Read more...

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Parliament adjourned, but Lok Sabha passes appropriation bills (Second Lead)


December 1st, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Parliament was adjourned for the 14th consecutive day Wednesday, but the Lok Sabha managed to pass the appropriation bills by a voice vote amid slogan shouting ... Read more...

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Parliament adjourned for 14th day over JPC demand (Lead)


December 1st, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were again adjourned till noon Wednesday with the opposition sticking to its demand for a parliamentary probe into the 2G spectrum allotment ... Read more...

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Brit Muslim fanatics burn poppy in protest against ‘murderer’ UK troops


November 12th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.12 (ANI): Hate-filled Brit Muslims burned a giant poppy, chanting "British soldiers burn in hell" during yesterday's two-minute silence to honour war dead.The extremists screamed "British troops are murderers" and "There ... Read more...

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Prince Harry to open Afghan war memorial field in Wiltshire


November 9th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 9(ANI): Prince Harry is scheduled to open the first remembrance field dedicated to the men and women of the British Armed Forces killed in Afghanistan since the conflict began in ... Read more...

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Listen to voice of people, PM tells Kashmir politicians


August 10th, 2010 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday asked political parties in Jammu and Kashmir to activate their youth wings and connect with the people of the troubled state ... Read more...

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Text of PM’s speech on Kashmir


August 10th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The following is the text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's speech on Jammu and Kashmir: "I welcome you today with grief in my heart, but hope in ... Read more...

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PM mourns deaths in Ladakh, Kashmir


August 10th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday expressed anguish over the killings in the Kashmir Valley in violent protests and the deaths in flashfloods in Ladakh. "I feel ... Read more...

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Maoists behind train attack: Buddhadeb


May 28th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Preliminary investigations reveal that Maoist guerrillas are responsible for the train accident in West Bengal that left 65 people dead and over 200 injured Friday, Chief Minister Buddhadeb ... Read more...

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PM observes one-minute silence for air crash victims


May 24th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday started his first press conference in his second term by observing a one-minute silence to mourn the 158 victims of the ... Read more...

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Russia and Britain Celebrate Victory Day on the HMS Belfast in London


May 14th, 2010 - 4:09 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) – Russo-British 65th Anniversary Victory Day celebration took place on board HMS Belfast in London last Sunday, Finance & Investment Markets Players Club (KIFIR) said Thursday.Yury Fedotov, the ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha adjourned after member’s death


April 21st, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned Wednesday following the death of its member Krishan Lal Valmiki of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). As soon as the house assembled, ... Read more...

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