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Rajapaksa to meet Manmohan Thursday


September 19th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived here Wednesday night for a three-day official visit during which he is to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and ... Read more...

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12 held for fireworks factory blaze, probe ordered (Lead)


September 6th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 6 (IANS) Twelve people have been arrested for the massive blaze at a fireworks factory in Tamil Nadu's Sivakasi town that killed 38 people, police said Thursday. A ... Read more...

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CBI books five companies allocated coal blocks (Second Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday filed cheating cases against five private companies allocated coal blocks and also conducted raids at 30 locations in ... Read more...

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FIRs against five companies allocated coal blocks (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday filed cheating cases against five private companies allocated coal blocks, an official said. The agency also conducted searches ... Read more...

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Bio-access soon to Bombay High Court


August 24th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) As part of enhancing security measures, the Bombay High Court will soon instal a bio-access system for all advocates and staffers, an official said here Friday.Initially, ... Read more...

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KBC hot seat coming to your town!


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) The celebrated 'hot seat' of popular game show "Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC)" is set to travel across towns like Raipur, Patna and Nagpur, giving the ... Read more...

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I don’t know what’s happening with ‘Shantaram’ now: Big B


August 22nd, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Two of his much-talked about films have not come out yet and shedding light on them Amitabh Bachchan says shooting for "Shoebite" is complete and ... Read more...

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Kerala-based gelatin maker aiming at Rs.300 crore turnover


August 7th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 7 (IANS) Nitta Gelatin India Ltd (NGIL) expects to close the current fiscal with a turnover of around Rs.300 crore on rising demand for gelatin in the pharmaceutical ... Read more...

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Mental illness behind her, but nowhere to go (Feature)


July 31st, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) In the dimly-lit lobby of a shelter for the mentally-ill homeless, she sits reading the tattered printout of an e-mail from her US-based brother. The ... Read more...

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Ill-fated Tamil Nadu Express reaches Chennai (Fourth Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Chennai, July 30 (IANS) The ill-fated New Delhi-Chennai Tamil Nadu Express reached Chennai Central station, minus the gutted bogie in which 35 passengers were burnt alive early Monday morning, officials ... Read more...

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Train fire: Majority of victims from Chennai


July 30th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Chennai, July 30 (IANS) Most of the victims of the train fire at Nellore in Andhra Pradesh early Monday were from Chennai, according to railway officials.Out of 72 passengers travelling ... Read more...

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Riya to face Mutatkar in Maharashtra badminton final


July 29th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Mumbai Suburban's 19-year-old Riya Pillai pulled off a major upset, defeating second seed Pune's Anuradha Shrikhande 21-18, 16-21, 21-19 to storm into the women's singles final ... Read more...

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Mutatkar reaches semis of Maharashtra badminton


July 28th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) India No.2 Aditi Mutatkar outplayed Mumbai Suburban's Ridhi Panjwani 21-12, 21-14 to enter the women's single semifinal in the second Maharashtra Senior State Selection Badminton Tournament ... Read more...

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Chopda in round four of Maharashtra badminton


July 25th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) State No.1 Sagar Chopda, representing Mumbai Suburban, romped into the men's singles Round 4 of the second Maharashtra Senior State Selection Badminton Tournament here Wednesday.Sagar took ... Read more...

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Freedom fighter Jawaharlal Darda’s widow dead


July 19th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, July 19 (IANS) Matoshri Veenadevi Darda, widow of the late freedom fighter Jawaharlal Darda, died here Thursday after prolonged illness, family sources said.She was 85 and is survived by ... Read more...

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End manual scavenging, say Mumbai protesters


July 16th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Nearly 200 scavengers from across Maharashtra protested here Monday to press their demands for an end to the pernicious practice even as actor-activist Aamir Khan ... Read more...

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Six more Vidarbha farmers commit suicides, says NGO


July 1st, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, July 1 (IANS) Six more Maharashtra farmers committed suicide in the last 72 hours, taking this year's toll to 422 in the Vidarbha region, said an NGO Sunday.Delayed rains ... Read more...

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‘Gandhigiri’ to protect tigers in Maharashtra (With Images)


July 1st, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandrapur (Maharashtra), July 1 (IANS) Alarmed at the rise in tiger poaching, wildlife lover Bandu Dhotre will start a fast unto death in Nagpur from Monday to seek protection for ... Read more...

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Family quarrels lead to killings, attempted murder in Maharashtra


June 29th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur (Maharashtra), June 29 (IANS) In three separate tragic incidents resulting from family quarrels in Maharashtra, two children were brutally murdered, while an elderly couple had a narrow escape from ... Read more...

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Passport offices to work on weekend


June 28th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) With the surging demand for passports and glitches in online applications, the external affairs ministry Thursday announced that passport offices will remain open this weekend ... Read more...

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Woman kills minor daughter in Maharashtra


June 28th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur (Maharashtra), June 28 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a woman here Thursday slashed the throat of her four-year-old daughter while she was sleeping, police said.Sheela Bhake, 35, is on ... Read more...

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Monnet ‘Go for Gold’ torch to Olympics reaches Mumbai


June 27th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) The Monnet Go for Gold torch Wednesday reached Mumbai after travelling through many parts of India and Maharashtra with an aim to spread the spirit of ... Read more...

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Mumbai writer to release Hindi book in Tashkent (With IMAGES)


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Well-known Hindi feminist writer Suman Saraswat will launch her new collection of short stories, "Mada" (Female) at the Vth World Hindi Conference scheduled in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, ... Read more...

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RSS justifies chief’s statement on PM candidate (Lead, superseding previous story)


June 20th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Nagpur, June 20 (IANS) Justifying the RSS chief's statement that the country should have a prime minister who propounded Hindutva, the organisation's spokesman Wednesday said the views should ... Read more...

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Three killed in Maharashtra highway landslide


June 20th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Amravati, June 20 (IANS) Three labourers from Orissa and Chhattisgarh were killed in a landslide on the Amravati-Mumbai national highway near Badnera in this district Wednesday evening, highway police said.The ... Read more...

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RSS justifies chief’s statement on prime ministerial candidate (Lead)


June 20th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Nagpur, June 20 (IANS) Justifying the RSS chief's statement that the country should have a prime minister who propounded Hindutva, the organisation's spokesman Wednesday said the views should ... Read more...

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Vidarbha farmers’ group supports stir against toll collecion


June 17th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, June 17 (IANS) Farmers' advocacy organisation Vidarbha Jan Andolan Samiti (VJAS) Sunday lent its support to the ongoing protest against toll collection across the state led by ... Read more...

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Bodies of Andhra accident victims given to relatives


June 17th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 17 (IANS) Bodies of the 30 victims of a horrific bus accident in Maharashtra were Sunday transported to their home districts in Andhra Pradesh.Heart-rending scenes were witnessed at ... Read more...

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New forensic lab for CBI opens in Mumbai


June 4th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Navi Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) A state-of-the-art forensic laboratory, exclusively for the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), was inaugurated in Belapur here Monday, an official said. Inaugurated by CBI Special ... Read more...

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‘Rowdy Rathore’ earns Rs.15.10 crore on opening day


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Akshay Kumar-starrer "Rowdy Rathore" has had a compelling start. The film has earned Rs.15.10 crore on the opening day, making it the third biggest ... Read more...

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Families mourn Iraq blast deaths, government silent


May 29th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) While two Indian Dawoodi Bohras on pilgrimage were Sunday evening killed in a blast targeting a bus near Baghdad, Iraq, their bereaved families in Maharashtra have ... Read more...

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Protests across Maharashtra against petrol price hike


May 24th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) People across Maharashtra Thursday protested against the sharp hike in petrol prices, burning effigies and blocking roads and highways in prominent cities of the state, ... Read more...

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Hazare’s convoy car attacked, activist safe


May 16th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, May 16 (IANS) Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare escaped unhurt after stones were pelted on a car in his convoy here Wednesday, an associate of the activist said."A vehicle ... Read more...

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World’s shortest woman joins Raj Thackeray’s party


May 9th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, May 9 (IANS) The world's shortest woman Jyoti Amge, standing at 62.8 cm, has joined Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) and hopes to pursue a full-fledged career ... Read more...

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Three men beaten to death in Maharashtra


May 9th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, May 9 (IANS) Three men were killed Wednesday by an angry mob that took them for thieves who robbed homes in Nagpur, police said.The incident took place at Bharat ... Read more...

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