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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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Five missing as bus falls into river in Bengal


September 6th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) At least five people were missing after a bus fell into a river in West Bengal's Bankura district Thursday."The bus fell into the river Bhairabanki at ... Read more...

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Vedanta against bauxite export


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 3 (IANS) Vedanta group, India's largest aluminium maker, has asked the central government to discourage export of bauxite from the country as the domestic aluminium industry is struggling ... Read more...

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Vedanta refinery cuts output on bauxite shortage


August 25th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 25 (IANS) Vedanta Aluminium Limited (VAL) has cut down production by about 50 percent at its refinery in Odisha due to scarcity of bauxite, a top official said ... Read more...

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More Pakistani Hindus arrive in India, say they won’t return


August 13th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 13 (IANS) A fresh batch of Pakistani Hindus arrived in India Monday on board the Samjhauta Express, the peace train between India and Pakistan, and many ... Read more...

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2000 Sydney Olympics: Controversies affect India’s chances (Sports Special)


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
For the umpteenth time, the Indian hockey team's preparations for the Olympics were hampered by the usual quota of controversies and uncertainties. After the poor finish at the 1996 Atlanta Games, ... Read more...

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UP working on ‘Guarantee To Health’ scheme for children


June 30th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 30 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government is working on an ambitious project under the National Rural Health Mission (NHRM) to give "complete and sustained healthcare" to about 7.3 ... Read more...

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Small activist groups feel ignored amid Ramdev-Hazare hoopla


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Small activist groups who were also demonstrating at Jantar Mantar for an unemployment allowance, Sunday blamed the media for not covering them and giving ... Read more...

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DTC bus crushes soldier in Delhi


May 7th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) A Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) bus Monday mowed down a 45-year-old soldier in Welcome area of east Delhi, police said.The victim, Mukesh Kumar, a driver ... Read more...

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Court dismisses plea for probe into Singhvi CD


April 25th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday dismissed a petition seeking direction to the Bar Council of Delhi and the Delhi Bar Association to investigate the CD controversy ... Read more...

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Court restrains airing of CD ‘featuring’ Singhvi


April 19th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday granted a permanent injunction against publishing or distributing the contents of a CD allegedly depicting Congress spokesperson and senior advocate ... Read more...

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Scrap derogatory content by Feb 6, court asks websites (Third Lead)


December 24th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday ordered websites like Facebook, Google and Yahoo to remove all "derogatory" content from their sites by Feb 6, or face ... Read more...

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Maoists regrouping in Bengal: Police


July 5th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Maoists in three western districts of West Bengal, on the back foot after killing and arrests of many of their leading members over the past two ... Read more...

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Court complaint against ‘Dum Maro Dum’ song


June 2nd, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 2 (IANS) A complaint has been filed in a court in Rajasthan's Jodhpur city against Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone and makers of "Dum Maaro Dum" for an ... Read more...

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Three of family murdered in Mathura


May 11th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), May 11 (IANS) Three members of a family, including two women, were found with their throats slit at their home in this Uttar Pradesh town, police said ... Read more...

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Election agent of Chhatradhar Mahato arrested


May 5th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) A member of the pro-Maoist tribal group - Peoples' Committee Against Police Atrocities (PCAPA) - and the election agent of its jailed chief Chhatradhar Mahato ... Read more...

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Man held for cheating on pretext of erecting phone towers


April 10th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) A 22-year-old man was arrested for cheating thousands of people across the country on the pretext of installing mobile towers of telecom companies on their ... Read more...

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Three Indians chasing Mamat for Panasonic Open title


April 8th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Singapore's Mardan Mamat posted a three-under-par 69 Friday to take the third round lead with a 15-under-par 201 total at the inaugural $300,000 Panasonic ... Read more...

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Five held for fake mobile tower offers


April 5th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Five men have been arrested here for duping several people across the country after promising them monthly rents of around Rs.70,000 if they installed mobile ... Read more...

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Maoists kill former CPI-M activist


April 4th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) Maoists killed a former Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) activist in West Bengal's West Midnapore district Monday, police said."Gagan Mahato was travelling when a gang of ... Read more...

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Bihar cricket fans tune in to rusty radios


March 29th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 29 (IANS) In power-starved Bihar, thousands of cricket fans are not taking any chances. They are turning to their rusty transistors for succour just in case electricity outages ... Read more...

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South Asians in US agog over Mohali battle


March 28th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 28 (IANS) With three teams from South Asia in the semi-finals of the cricket World Cup, the large South Asian community in North America are all agog ... Read more...

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Lahiri leads strong Indian assault at SAIL Open


March 22nd, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The Indian challenge looked strong on the opening day as Anirban Lahiri led the field at the SAIL Open after shooting a sparkling six-under-par 66 ... Read more...

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Maoists put up posters protesting Mahato killing


March 12th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 12 (IANS) The outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist Saturday put up banners in West Bengal's West Midnapore district protesting the killing of their leader Sashadhar Mahato in a ... Read more...

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Bihar parents seek mercy killing for two sons


March 9th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Muzaffarpur (Bihar), March 9 (IANS) Asha Devi is aware of the cruel irony. "Mothers seek long lives for their children, but here I am seeking death for my two sons," ... Read more...

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Court drops match-fixing charges against Delhi jeweller


February 18th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Ten years after jeweller Mukesh Kumar Gupta was accused of fixing cricket matches and bribing cricketers, including then South Africa captain Hansie Cronje, the Delhi High Court ... Read more...

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Suspected Maoists torch trucks in Bengal, one injured


February 7th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 7 (IANS) Suspected Maoists set fire to three trucks, resulting in severe burns to a driver, in West Bengal's West Midnapore district for defying their call for a daylong shutdown ... Read more...

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Suspected Maoists attack Bengal CPI-M leaders’ houses


February 1st, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 1 (IANS) A group of suspected Maoists Tuesday damaged and looted two houses of Communist Party of India Marxist (CPI-M) leaders in West Bengal's West Midnapore district, police said."We were ... Read more...

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HI fixes another date to complete interviews for coaches’ post


January 23rd, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Hockey India's (HI) development committee Sunday completed its two-day screening of candidates for the coach's job and a host of other positions with the men and women's ... Read more...

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Abducted coal exporter released in Meghalaya


January 19th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 19 (IANS) The Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) has released a coal exporter to Bangladesh who was abducted in December last year from Meghalaya's South Garo Hills district, police said ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up offices of self-help group, CPI-M


January 17th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) Suspected Maoists blew up a self-help group's office and torched a Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) office in West Midnapore district early Monday, police said.However, no casualty was ... Read more...

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Pro-Maoist shutdown hits life of three Bengal districts


January 11th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 11 (IANS) The second day of the 72-hour shut down called by the pro-Maoist group - Peoples' Committee Against Police Atrocities (PCAPA) - evoked partial response in parts of three ... Read more...

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Man held for duping his ‘father’


January 8th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) A 20-year-old man was arrested for duping the man who had provided him shelter and employment and treated him like a son for six years, police said ... Read more...

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CPI-M leader killed by Maoists in West Midnapore


January 7th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 7 (IANS) A Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader in West Bengal's West Midnapore district was abducted and killed by Maoists, police said Friday."Dilip Mahato, secretary of CPI-M's Jambedia branch ... Read more...

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One more arrest in Gyaneshwari train sabotage


January 5th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 4 (IANS) Sunil Mahato, one of those charge-sheeted in the May 28 Gyaneshwari Express sabotage, was arrested from Manikpara village in West Midnapore district Tuesday.Even though the Central Bureau of ... Read more...

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