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Meghalaya says Karnataka, Maharashtra are normal now


August 29th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 29 (IANS) The Meghalaya government Wednesday urged students and workers from the state to return to their educational institutions and works places in Maharashtra and Karnataka, saying the ... Read more...

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Maharashtra’s steps to protect Meghalaya migrants reviewed


August 27th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) A delegation of ministers from Meghalaya Monday reviewed the security measures put in place by the Maharashtra government to protect students and other people from the ... Read more...

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Court-appointed panel to control Birla estate


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Thursday ordered the vesting of the control of the estate of late Priyamvada Birla with a three-member committee of administrators which it ... Read more...

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Contempt plea against Mamata on judiciary remarks


August 16th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Thursday admitted a contempt of court petition against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her remarks alleging corruption in the ... Read more...

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Contempt plea against Mamata on judiciary remarks (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Thursday admitted a contempt of court petition against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her remarks alleging corruption in the ... Read more...

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Probe lapses not fatal to case if guilt proved: SC


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said lapses in investigation cannot be exploited by an accused to his advantage if there is sufficient evidence to nail him ... Read more...

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India shocked at killing of 2 Indians in Nigeria, demands probe (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) India Thursday strongly condemned the brutal murder of two Indians in Nigeria and demanded a thorough probe into the gruesome incident.The two Indians were murdered ... Read more...

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Pawan Hans resumes chopper services in Meghalaya


July 25th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 25 (IANS) State-owned Pawan Hans Helicopters Ltd. would resume its services from Thursday in the mountainous Meghalaya state after a gap of 15 months, an official said Wednesday."Pawan ... Read more...

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Kolkata boys gear up for ASEAN Cup challenge


July 12th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 12 (IANS) With dreams in their eyes, only 11 fit boys from Kolkata representing Yamaha India want to do their country proud as they take the field ... Read more...

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National Advisory Council gets two new members


June 29th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Planning Commission member Mihir Shah and social activist Ashis Mondal have been inducted into the National Advisory Council (NAC) headed by UPA chairperson Sonia ... Read more...

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Teacher’s mission to return dropouts to school pays off


June 8th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) Poverty had forced them to dropout of school and work for a livelihood. But their teacher did not give up.Manojit Dutta, a man on a mission ... Read more...

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Woman killed in row over goat (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 7 (IANS) Furious that a neighbour's goat nibbled plants in his garden, a man in West Bengal battered to death the woman who owned the animal, police said ... Read more...

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Dempo crowned I-League champions


May 5th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) Dempo, who had already assured themselves of the I-League football title with a round to go, clinched their fifth champions crown Saturday in style with a ... Read more...

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I-League: Lajong take on Prayag United


April 14th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 14 (IANS) Under pressure from their loyal fans, Shillong Lajong FC will host Prayag United SC in a 25th round I-League encounter at JN Sports Complex here Sunday.Lajong ... Read more...

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Four youths saved from drowning in Bengal


April 8th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) Two army personnel rescued four people from drowning in river Hooghly after they were caught in a high tide here Sunday. Soldiers of Inland Water Transport ... Read more...

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I-League: Pailan go down to Prayag


April 6th, 2012 - 2:38 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 6 (IANS) Despite dominating for most part of the match and hitting the crossbar twice, Pailan Arrows went down to Prayag United 1-2 in a crucial I-League match ... Read more...

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I-League: Prayag thrash Mumbai FC 3-0


March 24th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) Prayag United thrashed Mumbai FC 3-0 in the I-League football at the Salt Lake Stadium here Saturday.Kayne Vincent scored a brace in 42nd and 83rd minutes ... Read more...

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I-League: Prayag look to avenging defeat


March 23rd, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) Prayag United will kick-start the I-League campaign after almost a month's break when they host Mumbai FC at the Yuba Bharati Krinangan Saturday looking to avenge ... Read more...

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East Bengal win 116th IFA Shield


March 17th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 16 (IANS) East Bengal goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh emerged the hero as he brought off valiant saves to enable his side lift the title in the 116th IFA ShieLd ... Read more...

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We have to take one match at a time: Chettri


March 6th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 6 (IANS) India football captain Sunil Chettri said Tuesday that it will be tough for the 2008 champions in the AFC Challenge Cup since they have been placed ... Read more...

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CPI-M leaders’ killing: CID custody for four arrested


March 5th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 5 (IANS) A court in West Bengal's Burdwan district Monday sent to two days' CID custody four people arrested in connection with the killing of two Communist ... Read more...

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Arnab, Clifford ruled out from AFC Challenge Cup


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Injuries have ruled out promising defender Arnab Mondal and seasoned medio Clifford Miranda from India's 23-member football squad for the AFC Challenge Cup, starting ... Read more...

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Meghalaya waives aviation fuel tax to encourage flights


February 13th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 13 (IANS) Meghalaya has waived off tax on aviation fuel to encourage airlines to operate from Shillong airport, increasing connectivity and getting more tourists to the northeastern state, ... Read more...

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Prayag United stun East Bengal in I-League


January 31st, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 31 (IANS) A last minute goal from Kayne Vincent helped Prayag United beat East Bengal 1-0 at the Salt Lake Stadium here Tuesday.The win takes Prayag United to ... Read more...

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Resurgent Sporting Clube gear up for Pune FC in I-League


January 31st, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, Jan 31 (IANS) Sporting Clube de Goa have been forced to reshuffle most of their side as they gear up for a rejuvenated Pune FC in the 18th round ... Read more...

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Prayag United beat Chirag Kerala 1-0


January 19th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 19 (IANS) Riding on the solitary goal by Kayne Vincent, Prayag United defeated Chirag United Kerala 1-0 in the 15th round I-League football match, played at the Salt ... Read more...

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‘Let’s Design Season 4′ announces 13 finalists (With Image)


December 30th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Cotton Council International (CCI) has announced 13 finalists for the fourth edition of its "Let's Design" contest who will compete with each other on a ... Read more...

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Modern Bengal on canvas: Calcutta Painters return to Delhi


December 16th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The Calcutta Painters - a group of 28 artists which has been trying to break free of the traditional language of the Bengal school of ... Read more...

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Cancer awareness rally held in Kolkata


November 7th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 7 (IANS) Over 500 people from various walks of life, including doctors, sports administrators, footballers, cancer patients and members of youth clubs, took part in a five-km procession ... Read more...

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Deepika wins gold in world youth archery


August 28th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) India's Deepika Kumari won the gold in the junior women's recurve event of the world youth championship at Legnica in Poland Sunday.Deepika, seeded third, defeated top ... Read more...

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Meghalaya not to resume Pawan Hans helicopter service


July 28th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 28 (IANS) The Meghalaya government Thursday said it has rejected the request of the state-run Pawan Hans Helicopters Ltd to resume its service in this mountainous state, suspended ... Read more...

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Bhaichung, Renedy among 32 probables for Pakistan friendlies


July 20th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia is among the 32 probables for the three international football friendlies against Pakistan in England next month.Along with Bhaichung, who ... Read more...

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Sanil Shetty, Poulomi Ghatak triumph North Zone TT


July 12th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 12 (IANS) Sanil Shetty and Poulomi Ghatak won the men and women's singles titles at the North Zone All India National Ranking Table Tennis tournament here Tuesday.Air India's ... Read more...

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Student killed in scuffle in Bengal


July 6th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) A Class 11 student was killed after he hurt his head during a brawl with a classmate within the school premises in West Bengal's South 24 ... Read more...

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India draw 1-1 with Qatar, but lose 4-2 on aggregate


June 23rd, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, June 23 (IANS) India were eliminated from the pre-Olympic football qualifiers as they drew 1-1 with Qatar in their home leg and the Gulf nation proceeded to the third ... Read more...

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