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Bengal Congress seeks at least three union ministers from state


September 21st, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) In the wake of six Trinamool Congress members resigning from the union council of ministers, the Congress' West Bengal unit Friday urged its high command to ... Read more...

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Femina Miss India pageant enters 50th year


September 18th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) The Femina Miss India beauty pageant Tuesday kickstarted the celebrations of its 50 years.The first Miss India Meher Castellino, was joined by other former Miss India ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Bhambri plays King-Turner, Vardhan vs. Statham


September 13th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 13 (IANS) India's Yuki Bhambri will take on New Zealander Daniel King-Turner in the opening match of the Davis Cup first round play-off, starting here Friday, while ... Read more...

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‘Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal’ soundtrack lacks fizz (IANS music review)


September 13th, 2012 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal"; Music Director: Sajid-Wajid; Lyricist: Jalees Shewani; Singers: Shadaab Faridi, Monali Thakur, Mamta Sharma, Sarosh Sami, Keerthi Sagathia, Sugandha Mishra, Babul Supriyo, Bela Shende, Ujjaini, Uvie, Wajid; Rating: ... Read more...

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Water riot in UP village leaves one dead, several injured


September 11th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 11 (IANS) A spat over filling water from a community tap turned ugly and left one person dead and four others injured Tuesday when a man opened fire ... Read more...

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Mugdha Godse turns painter


September 11th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) After wearing greasepaint for her film roles, actress Mugdha Godse is now playing with colours on canvas to take her vision forward."I have been painting ... Read more...

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S.M. Krishna asked to help NRI couple get back child


September 10th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 10 (IANS) The West Bengal Congress unit has requested External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna to take steps to ensure that a US-based couple's child is returned to them ... Read more...

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Advani rakes up Ram temple issue


September 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 9 (IANS) Raking up the controversial Ram temple issue in Uttar Pradesh, senior BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani has linked it with the identity of Hindus and said ... Read more...

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Paswan wants Nitish Kumar to quit over fodder scam


September 8th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 8 (IANS) Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ramvilas Paswan Saturday demanded the resignation of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar after a petition was filed in a Jharkhand court ... Read more...

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Fodder scam: Petition filed to make Nitish Kumar an accused


September 7th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 7 (IANS) A petition has been filed in a CBI court in Ranchi seeking to make Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar an accused in the multi-crore Animal Husbandry ... Read more...

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33 held for violence during Congress rally (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 7 (IANS) At least 33 people have been arrested in connection with the violence during a Congress rally in Odisha's capital Bhubaneswar, police said Friday."We have arrested 33 ... Read more...

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Congress calls for shutdown in Odisha


September 7th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 7 (IANS) Odisha's opposition Congress has called for a statewide shutdown Sep 10 to protest "police excesses" on its workers during a party rally here, a senior ... Read more...

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CBI allowed to quiz court clerk over fraud


September 5th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) A special court here has allowed the CBI to quiz its data entry operator and three others for allegedly hacking the bank account of the ... Read more...

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Six turtles seized from Odisha hospital pool, one held


September 5th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 5 (IANS) Forest officials seized six fresh water turtles from the premises of a private hospital in Odisha and arrested one person for illegally confining the amphibians, an ... Read more...

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‘Fertile land won’t be acquired for power plants’


September 5th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 5 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government suffered a major blow on the industrialisation front as the state's high court at Bilaspur annulled the acquisition of farmland for four power ... Read more...

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Bihar politicians slam Uddhav Thackeray


September 4th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 4 (IANS) Bihar's political leaders, cutting across party lines, Tuesday slammed Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray for his remarks that a permit system should be implemented for ... Read more...

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Uneasy calm after Delhi violence, 22 detained (Third Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) An uneasy calm prevailed in parts of east Delhi where largescale violence overnight left one man dead, with police Monday saying they had detained 22 ... Read more...

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Bhojpuri films needs encouragement: Big B


September 2nd, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is working free of cost in Bhojpuri film "Ganga Devi", says regional films need support and that is why he never ... Read more...

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Big B gets conscious when wife Jaya on the sets


September 1st, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who will be seen with his wife Jaya Bachchan in Bhojpuri film "Ganga Devi", says there is lot of restriction when your ... Read more...

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BJP leaders held on way to strife-hit Bareilly in UP


August 25th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 25 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Kalraj Mishra and Ashok Pradhan were arrested Saturday on their way to Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly city, which had seen communal ... Read more...

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Trinamool opposition to FDI not ideological: CPI-M


August 25th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 25 (IANS) Terming Trinamool Congress as a party driven by vested interests rather than ideology, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday said its opposition to allow ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb denied permission to hold conference in Bengal


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) Raising the hackles of the opposition, the state administration has denied former West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee permission to hold a party conference in the ... Read more...

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Mamata government intolerant, tries to evade responsibility: Left


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) Terming the Mamata Banerjee government "intolerant", Marxist leader Surjya Kanta Mishra Thursday alleged it was trying to evade its responsibilities on law and order by ... Read more...

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Officer gets four-year jail for forgery


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) A CBI special court here has awarded four years jail term to an officer of the Commission for Scientific and Technical Terminology in a 2008 ... Read more...

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Senior citizen dies of swine flu in Lucknow


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 22 (IANS) Swine flu has claimed the life of a retired doctor here, an official said Wednesday. Dr S.B. Singh, a physiotherapist who had retired from the King ... Read more...

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Congress, Left slam Bengal government over rape cases


August 19th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) As the West Bengal government termed reports of recent rape cases as a "rotten campaign" against it, the Congress, a junior partner in the ruling alliance, ... Read more...

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Anti-colonialism, corruption dominate weekend bookshelf (IANS Books)


August 18th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The bookshelf this weekend is a mix of critically-acclaimed non-fictions and powerful dramas... Browse with IANS...Book: "From the Ruins of Empire"; Written by Pankaj ... Read more...

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L.N. Mishra killing: Plea to quash case dismissed (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday dismissed the petition of Ranjan Dwivedi, one of the accused in the 1975 assassination of then railway minister L.N. Mishra in ... Read more...

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Two elephants killed by train in Odisha, driver held


August 16th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 16 (IANS) Two elephants were killed after being hit by a speeding goods train in Odisha's Keonjhar district, officials said Thursday. The driver of the train has been ... Read more...

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Just imagine if Gandhi had Twitter and internet: T&T; minister


August 16th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Aug 16 (IANS) "What would have happened if Gandhi had today's new technology like internet, Skype, Twitter, email and facebook to challenge the British Raj," a Trinidad and Tobago ... Read more...

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Bengal girl commits suicide after sexual harassment


August 14th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, August 14 (IANS) Subjected to regular sexual harassment by a some local youths and following an altercation with her father on the issue, a 13-year-old-school girl committed suicide by ... Read more...

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Wife demands relief for Odisha Maoist leader


August 13th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 13 (IANS) The wife of Sabyasachi Panda, who has been expelled by Maoists, Monday appealed to the Odisha government to withdraw cases against him and bring him ... Read more...

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Harmeet shines in U-19 World Cup warm-ups


August 8th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Aug 8 (IANS) India Wednesday won their second warm-up ahead of their Under-19 World Cup, defeating Afghanistan by 52 runs here at Fred Kratzman Oval. India, who had won ... Read more...

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The NRI as bureaucrat: coaching schools warm up to idea


August 7th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Hoping to touch a patriotic chord, private coaching academies are increasingly looking at Indians settled abroad and their children and selling them the idea of ... Read more...

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Armed robbers loot Rs.15 lakh in Noida, nabbed, money recovered (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Aug 6 (IANS) Two robbers, who looted over Rs.15 lakh in cash from a reputed retail outlet in Great India Place mall in Sector 39 here, were overpowered by ... Read more...

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