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Indian parliamentary delegation arrives in Pakistan


February 21st, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) An Indian parliamentary delegation led by Lok Speaker Meira Kumar arrived in Pakistan Tuesday.The 10-member delegation also inlcudes Bharatiya Janata Party's Shahnawaz Hussain and ... Read more...

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Maoists massacre 13 Jharkhand policemen (Second Lead)


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:10 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 21 (IANS) Thirteen policemen escorting a government official were killed Saturday when Maoists blasted their vehicle in a forested part of Jharkhand and opened fire, authorities said.At least ... Read more...

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72-hour radio show by Panjab University to mark New Year


December 30th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 30 (IANS) While a lot of young people are planning New Year parties at night clubs, discotheques and hill stations, a group of students from Chandigarh's Panjab University ... Read more...

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Maoists blast school, attack police station in Jharkhand


December 6th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 6 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas blew up a school, torched mobile towers and attacked a police station in two separate incidents in Jharkhand, police said Tuesday.According to police, the ... Read more...

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Maoists blast tracks, torch vehicles, in Jharkhand


December 4th, 2011 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 4 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas blasted railway tracks at two places, torched vehicles while enforcing 48 hours shutdown in Jharkhand to protest killing of their leader Kishanji, police said.According ... Read more...

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Eight killed as Maoists attack MP’s convoy in Jharkhand


December 4th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 3, (IANS) Eight people, including six policemen, were killed and three others were injured as Maoist guerrillas attacked Independent Lok Sabha MP Inder Singh Namdhari in Jharkhand's Latehar ... Read more...

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Vocalist Girija Devi conferred Sangeet Natak Akademi fellowship


July 22nd, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Noted vocalist Girija Devi, renowned classical dancer Nataraja Ramakrishna, dhrupad maestro Rahimuddin Dagar and mridangam exponent T.K. Murthy were honoured with the prestigious Sangeet ... Read more...

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PNB, Railways enter Murugappa Gold Cup hockey semis


July 22nd, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 22 (IANS) Punjab National Bank (PNB) and Indian Railways joined Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) and Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) in the semifinals of the 86th All-India MCC-Murugappa ... Read more...

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‘Unparliamentary remarks’, staged gunbattles disrupt parliament (Afternoon Lead)


May 5th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were disrupted Wednesday as irate opposition members protested the "unparliamentary remarks" of two ruling coalition MPs and allegedly staged police gunbattles in ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned again amid protest by Left MPs (Lead)


May 5th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned again till 2.00 p.m. Wednesday as Left MPs continued to protest against Trinamool Congress MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay and demanded an apology ... Read more...

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Four Independent MPs want their grouping recognised


February 28th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Four independent MPs, led by expelled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh, are hoping Speaker Meira Kumar would recognise their grouping 'Lok Morcha' as a ... Read more...

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Computer literacy eludes Jharkhand MLAs


February 1st, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Nityanand Shukla Ranchi, Feb 1 (IANS) A move to make Jharkhand legislators computer-literate by providing them a free laptop each does not seem to have yielded the desired results despite more than ... Read more...

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Jaswant Singh to lead group of non-BJP, non-Congress MPs


October 4th, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Sacked Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh will lead the Lok Morcha, a group of Independent MPs who have come together due to "commonality of ... Read more...

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Meira Kumar to inaugurate MLAs orientation programme in Bhopal


July 4th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, July 3 (ANI): A two day orientation programme of the legislatures of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly will be inaugurated by Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar in Bhopal today.Besides Meira Kumar, ... Read more...

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Horticulture witnesses a profitable season in Punjab


June 2nd, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Avtar Gill / Sumit SharmaAbohar, June 2 (ANI): With the weather remaining favourable, farmers in Punjab are anticipating a bumper crop of muskmelon, grapes and pears this year.Punjab's climate and ... Read more...

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Controversial ‘deras’ add fuel to Punjab fire


May 26th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) Punjab's social and religious fabric is undergoing a gradual change - and divisions too - with the increasing influence of controversial deras, or sects, headed by ... Read more...

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BJP wins eight seats in Jharkhand, Congress faces rout (Third Lead)


May 16th, 2009 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won eight of Jharkhand's 14 Lok Sabha seats Saturday as the Congress, facing a rout, managed to retain just one seat. The Jharkhand ... Read more...

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BJP wins three seats, leads in five in Jharkhand (Second Lead)


May 16th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won three seats and was leading in five of Jharkhand's 14 parliamentary constituencies as votes were being counted early Saturday evening. By 4 ... Read more...

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BJP ahead in eight Jharkhand seats (Lead)


May 16th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was leading in eight of the 14 Lok Sabha seats in Jharkhand early Saturday afternoon while votes were being counted. Jharkhand Mukti ... Read more...

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BJP gaining in Jharkhand


May 16th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 16 (IANS) The early trends of the Lok Sabha vote count Saturday indicated that the BJP was gaining in Jharkhand while JMM and Congress were losing in the state. ... Read more...

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BJP confident of sweeping polls in Jharkhand


May 14th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 14 (IANS) Notwithstanding the various exit poll predictions, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is confident of sweeping the Lok Sabha elections in Jharkhand. "Let the news channels speculate about ... Read more...

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Campaigning for first phase of poll ends in Jharkhand


April 14th, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 14 (IANS) Campaigning ended Tuesday in six of Jharkhand's 14 Lok Sabha seats where polling will be held April 16, with the stage set for a triangular or multi-cornered ... Read more...

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Former Jharkhand speaker to contest polls as independent


March 21st, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 21 (IANS) Former Jharkhand assembly speaker Inder Singh Namdhari Saturday announced that he would contest the Lok Sabha elections as an independent candidate and not on a Janata Dal-United ... Read more...

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Three Pak hockey clubs to play in India


October 4th, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Jalandhar, Oct 4 (ANI): Three Pakistani club will be the main attraction of the Surjit Silver Jubilee hockey tournament to be played under floodlights at the Surjit Astro-turf hockey stadium here ... Read more...

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Translated bible rocks Jharkhand assembly


September 23rd, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 23 (IANS) Controversial lines in a translated version of the Bible in Jharkhand rocked the state assembly Tuesday, leading to an assurance by the government that the book would be ... Read more...

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IOCL enter semi-final of Muruguppa Cup hockey


September 11th, 2008 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) made it to the semi-finals after playing out a 3-3 draw with Indian Railways in an ill-tempered match in the All-India MCC ... Read more...

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IOC score thumping win over Karnataka in Murugappa Cup hockey


September 7th, 2008 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 7 (IANS) Indian Oil Corporation, boasting a virtual India line-up, underlined their strength with a 6-3 win against Karnataka XI for their second win in pool A in the ... Read more...

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Murugappa cup hockey from Sep 4


August 30th, 2008 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 30 (IANS) The prestigious All-India MCC Murugappa Cup hockey tournament stages a comeback after a two-year absence with nine teams in the fray at the Mayor Radhakrishnan Stadium here Sep ... Read more...

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BJP wants Jharkhand speaker to decide on suspended lawmakers


August 21st, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 21 (IANS) Jharkhand's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday demanded that the assembly speaker must dispose of a petition filed by it seeking disqualification of five lawmakers, who were ... Read more...

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Air India Express to have all-woman crew on Chennai-Singapore flight


July 25th, 2008 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Air India Express will operate with an all-woman crew the flight from Chennai to Singapore July 27 and will have Captain Chameli Krottapalli as its flight commander, ... Read more...

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Uproar in Jharkhand assembly over tribals’ conversion


March 12th, 2008 - 8:09 pm ICT by admin
Ranchi, March 12 (IANS) Uproarious scenes were witnessed in the Jharkhand assembly Wednesday over the conversion of tribals in the state. Chandresh Oraon, a Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator, raised the issue ... Read more...

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