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Israel the flavour of Kovalam litfest


September 19th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Israel will be the flavour of the fifth edition of the Kovalam Literary Festival Oct 3 at the India International Centre in the capital followed ... Read more...

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Bengal Congress to protest arrests of party cadres


August 17th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 17 (IANS) Giving another jolt to its already alienated ally Trinamool Congress, the Congress Friday said it would submit protests Aug 24 to all police stations in West ... Read more...

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Archery secretary-general wants to quit, blames failure on ‘media hype’


August 6th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) In a fall-out of the disastrous performance of the Indian archers in the London Olympics, Archery Association of India (AAI) general secretary Paresh Nath Mukherje has ... Read more...

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BMW case: SC frees three convicted for proof tampering


August 1st, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday acquitted three people convicted for tampering with evidence in the 1999 BMW hit-and-run case involving Sanjeev Nanda, son of arms dealer ... Read more...

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Mohanlal expresses wish to donate his organs


July 21st, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 21 (IANS) Superstar Mohanlal Saturday expressed his desire to donate his organs, citing the case of a school-girl who recovered from a severe liver disease because her aunt ... Read more...

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Field day for Indians at ITF tennis meet


July 21st, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jul 21 (IANS) As many as 13 Indians made it to the second round of the qualifying competition ahead of the BNC-ITF Men's Futures tennis tournament here Saturday.The results ... Read more...

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Assam molestation: Channel editor says he’ll quit (Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 17 (IANS) Atanu Bhuyan, editor-in-chief of News Live channel, has announced his decision to quit following widespread criticism of the telecast of the molestation of a teenage girl ... Read more...

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Hundreds out in Guwahati demanding punishment for molesters


July 15th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 15 (IANS) Hundreds of people, mostly women, on Sunday took out a protest rally through the streets of Guwahati demanding exemplary punishment to the culprits of the July ... Read more...

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Court stops Tripura engineering admissions


July 10th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 10 (IANS) The Gauhati High Court's bench here Tuesday stopped the counselling of students for admission to medical and engineering courses on a plea alleging irregularities in the ... Read more...

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1936 Olympics: Dhyan Chand’s last hurrah (Sports Special)


July 8th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
As destiny would have it, the Berlin Games was to be Dhyan Chand's third and last Olympics at the age of 31, for he had decided to retire. Undoubtedly at the ... Read more...

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Chand to lead India in U-19 cricket World Cup


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Delhi boy Unmukt Chand will lead the 15-member Indian team at the International Cricket Council (ICC) Under-19 World Cup to be held in Australia in August.Uttar ... Read more...

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Assam Congress lawmaker assaulted for converting to Islam


June 30th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 30 (IANS) A woman Congress legislator from Assam was thrashed by a mob at a hotel in Karimganj town late Friday night after she converted to Islam and ... Read more...

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Woman branded as witch, molested in Rajasthan


June 25th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 25 (IANS) A 30-year-old woman was stripped and molested after being branded as a witch in Rajasthan's Tonk district, police said Monday.The incident took place Saturday in Dhuan ... Read more...

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Woman judge sacked in Tripura


June 24th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 24 (IANS) A judge in Tripura has been dismissed from service for making derogatory remarks against the judges of higher courts, an official said Sunday. Sampa Nath's dismissal ... Read more...

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Conman dupes by posing as cop, held


June 19th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) A man who pretended to be a policewoman and extorting money from women after alleging that obscene calls were made from their phones has been ... Read more...

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Pranab calls Tripura CM for Left support


June 16th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 16 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate and union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee telephoned Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar, who is also a Communist ... Read more...

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Jharkhand by-poll: AJSU leads; BJP, Congress trail


June 15th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 15 (IANS) The All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU) candidate was leading in the Hatia by-poll while the two national parties, the BJP and Congress, were trailing in the ... Read more...

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Gang that drugged and robbed passengers caught


June 13th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Five members of a gang that used to drug and rob people have been caught near the Kashmere Gate railway station where they had gone ... Read more...

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Delhi bloggers meet offline to discuss issues, gadgets


June 11th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The air was abuzz with tech talk as more than 250 bloggers came together Sunday for the IndiBlogger meet in the capital.They shared Twitter ... Read more...

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Jharkhand by-poll Tuesday amid tight security


June 11th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 11 (IANS) The Hatia constituency by-poll to the Jharkhand assembly will take place amid tight security arrangements Tuesday, an official said here Monday."All necessary arrangements have been made ... Read more...

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Law Commission can’t define an ‘influential person’!


June 10th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Amid growing demand that influential people involved in criminal cases should be investigated and tried quickly, the Law Commission has said it is not feasible ... Read more...

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Whom to support for Hatia by-poll? JMM to decide May 28


May 26th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 26 (IANS) The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), a key ruling alliance partner in Jharkhand, will decide Monday on supporting either of its two alliance partners for the upcoming ... Read more...

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Housing scam: Ex-registrar to stand trial


May 7th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) A special CBI court here has framed charges against ex-registrar of co-operative society (RCS) and alleged kingpin Narayan Diwakar alongwith five others for their involvement ... Read more...

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Anupam pays ’smiling tribute’ to late father in Shimla


May 3rd, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 3 (IANS) It's a celebration, not mourning, said noted Bollywood actor Anupam Kher, who was here along with his family to pay a tribute to his late ... Read more...

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Apex court seeks time frame for deciding mercy pleas


April 19th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday asked the government to set a time frame for deciding death row convicts' mercy petitions pending before it."You give us the ... Read more...

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Court bans reports on army movement episode near Delhi (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 10 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court Tuesday restrained the electronic and print media from publishing and broadcasting any news reports on the movement of two army units towards ... Read more...

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Details sought of medical reimbursements to cabinet ministers, bureaucrats


March 29th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 29 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court has sought details from the union and the state governments of the medical reimbursement facilities provided to cabinet ... Read more...

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Court takes up threat to Ayodhya verdict judges, lawyers


March 21st, 2012 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 20 (IANS) In a significant development, the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Tuesday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to give it details of the steps it ... Read more...

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Tripura to probe illegal financial firms


March 7th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 7 (IANS) The Tripura government has set up an Economic Offences Wing (EOW) to take action against illegal non-banking financial companies (NBFCs), which take deposits from people illegally ... Read more...

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Soccer legend Sailen Manna dead (Roundup)


February 28th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) Indian soccer legend Sailendra Nath Manna, popularly known as Sailen Manna, died at a private hospital here Monday due to old age complications. He was ... Read more...

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Sailen Manna - Factfile


February 27th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) The career highlights of Indian soccer legend Sailen Manna, who died in a city private hospital early Monday.Sailendra Nath Manna, born Sep 1, 1924.International debut: July ... Read more...

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Soccer legend Sailen Manna is dead (Lead)


February 27th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) Indian soccer legend Sailendra Nath Manna, popularly known as Sailen Manna, died at a private hospital here Monday due to old age complications. He was 87, ... Read more...

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Football legend Sailen Manna dead


February 27th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) India's football legend Sailendra Nath Manna, popularly known as Sailen Manna, died at a private hospital here Monday. He was 87, family sources said.He was admitted ... Read more...

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Poll panel’s ‘apathy’ blamed for Mumbai’s poor voter turnout


February 17th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Criticism has been raining on Mumbaikars for the poor voter turnout in the civic polls, but Mumbaikars say the Election Commission's "apathetic behaviour" is equally ... Read more...

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Shimla’s coffee house will miss Anupam Kher’s father


February 12th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 12 (IANS) A familiar figure strolling along Shimla's Mall, greeting friends and chatting animatedly in the coffee house is being missed with the death of actor Anupam ... Read more...

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