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Has Mirza Ghalib’s birthplace forgotten its most famous son?


December 27th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 27 (IANS) "Dil-e-Nadaan tujhe hua kya hai, aakhir is gam ki dawa kya hai" - this and hundreds of other familiar couplets continue to inspire and draw fans ... 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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ICC announces squads for World Cricket League Division 7 in Botswana


April 17th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Apr 17(ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced the 14-man squads for the six teams - Nigeria, Japan, Norway, Germany, Kuwait and Botswana - participating in the World Cricket League ... Read more...

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Disqualification of MLAs upheld, Yeddyurappa gets a relief (Lead)


February 14th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 14 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Monday upheld the disqualification of five Independent legislators who rebelled against Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and reduced his government to ... Read more...

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Court upholds disqualification of five Karnataka legislators


February 14th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 14 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Monday upheld the disqualification of five independent legislators from the assembly last October for rebelling against Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa while they were ministers ... Read more...

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Court reserves judgment on Karnataka legislators’ plea


February 1st, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 1 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Tuesday concluded hearing arguments over the plea of five independent legislators against their disqualification from the assembly for rebelling against Chief Minister B.S. ... Read more...

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Ghalib who? Agra forgets its cultural past (Dec 27 is Mirza Ghalib’s 213th birthday)


December 26th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, Dec 26 (IANS) Two weeks back, a Pakistani tourist arrived here and wished to see the place where the famous Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib was born. His guide was ... Read more...

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Karnataka High Court upholds state ban on iron ore exports (Lead)


November 19th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 19 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Friday upheld the twin orders of the state government banning export of iron ore and dismissed a bunch of petitions filed by about 40 ... Read more...

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Karnataka High Court upholds iron ore export ban


November 19th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 19 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Friday upheld the state government's ban on export of iron ore.Chief Justice J.S. Khehar and Justice S. Abdul Nazeer dismissed petitions by around 40 ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa made party in lawmakers’ disqualification case


November 15th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 15 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Monday rejected the plea of Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa not to make him a party to a petition of five Independent lawmakers who ... Read more...

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New twist in Karnataka Independents disqualification case


November 8th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 8 (IANS) The disqualification case of five Independent lawmakers of Karnataka Monday took a new turn with two of the five voters, on whose petition the five legislators lost ... Read more...

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Karnataka HC issues notice to Speaker on independent MLAs’ disqualification


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Nov 2 (ANI): Karnataka High Court on Tuesday issued notices to Speaker K.G. Bopaiah and other respondents on petitions filed by five independent MLAs challenging their disqualification from the Assembly and ... Read more...

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Three-judge bench to hear Karnataka Independents’ case


October 31st, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 31 (IANS) A three-judge bench of the Karnataka High Court will Tuesday hear the joint writ petition of the five Independent legislators disqualified from the state assembly Oct 11.According ... Read more...

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Seven LeT terrorists charged for Kozhikode bombing


August 2nd, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The National Investigation Authority (NIA) Monday filed charges in a special Kerala court against seven suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba militants, including one who was killed in a shootout in ... Read more...

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Bail conditions of Maudany’s wife relaxed


June 29th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 29 (IANS) Sufiya Maudany, an accused in the 2005 Kalamessery bus burning case and wife of People's Democratic Party chief Abdul Nasir Maudany, Tuesday got relaxation in her bail conditions ... Read more...

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Kerala soccer fan paints Argentine colours on his auto rickshaw


June 1st, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by ANI
Malappuram (Kerala), June 1 (ANI): A soccer fan from Kerala has painted his three-wheeled auto rickshaw in the blue and white stripes of the Argentina flag and offers free ride to those, ... Read more...

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BJP rally against price rise brings Delhi to halt with traffic snarls


April 21st, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, April 21 (ANI): Long traffic snarls in the scorching heat of summer, made it quite difficult for people to commute at many places of the national capital on Wednesday ... Read more...

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Agra music legend struggles to survive


March 8th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, March 8 (IANS) One of the last exponents of the Agra Gharana of Hindustani classical music, 86-year-old Ustad Akeel Ahmad Khan is not only unwell but is also a ... Read more...

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BJP asks Chandy explain meeting with Maudany’s aide


January 12th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday asked Congress leader and former Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy to reveal why he had met Poonthura Siraj, the close aide ... Read more...

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Mir Taqi Mir remembered on 200th death anniversary


January 10th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 10 (IANS) A pioneer in giving shape to Urdu poetry but forgotten by successive generations, Mir Taqi Mir was remembered and eulogised by aficionados of Urdu literature at a ... Read more...

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Nothing wrong in NIA taking over cases from states: Chidambaram


December 31st, 2009 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday said there was "nothing wrong" in the National Investigation Agency (NIA) taking over terror-related cases from state governments and it should ... Read more...

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LeT operative Nazeer’s aide held in Kerala


December 29th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Dec 29 (IANS) A close aide of T. Nazeer, the self-styled south India chief of terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), has been caught and has confessed to have planted bombs at to ... Read more...

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Kerala questions NIA taking over terror cases in state


December 27th, 2009 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Kerala Home Minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan Sunday questioned the National Investigation Agency's (NIA) reported decision to take over two terror cases in the state. "The state government was ... Read more...

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Ghalib still waiting for an ‘ashiana’ in Agra


December 27th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 27 (IANS) Doyen of Urdu poetry Mirza Ghalib, whose 212th birth anniversary is being observed Sunday, still does not have a proper memorial, or a lane named after him in ... Read more...

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PDP chief’s wife gets bail


December 23rd, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Dec 23 (IANS) People's Democratic Party (PDP) chief Abdul Nazir Maudany's wife Sufiya Wednesday got bail in a bus burning case of 2005 in Kerala. Ernakulam Sessions Judge D. Pappachen granted ... Read more...

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Maudany to begin indefinite fast to protest wife’s arrest


December 19th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kollam (Kerala), Dec 19 (IANS) People's Democratic Party (PDP) chief Abdul Nazir Maudany, whose wife Sufiya has been jailed in a 2005 bus burning case, Saturday said he and his family would ... Read more...

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Kerala Court remands Soofiya to 14 days judicial custody


December 18th, 2009 - 9:00 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, Dec 18 (ANI): The first class judicial Magistrate in Aluva on Friday sent Soofiya Madani for a 14-day judicial custody.On Thursday evening, the Kerala Police arrested Soofiya wife of People's Democratic ... Read more...

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14 days judicial custody for Maudany’s wife


December 18th, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Aluva (Kerala), Dec 18 (IANS) A Kerala court Friday sent Sufiya Maudany, wife of People's Democratic Party (PDP) chief Abdul Nazir Maudany, to 14 days in judicial custody in a bus ... Read more...

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Bangalore police arrests three more people in 2008 blast incident


December 17th, 2009 - 10:54 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Dec 17 (ANI): The Bangalore city Crime Branch police have arrested three more persons in connection with the 2008 serial bomb blast, which left city horrified.Police arrested the three identified as ... Read more...

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Kerala Police arrests Madani wife on terror charges


December 17th, 2009 - 10:43 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, Dec 17 (ANI): Kerala Police on Thursday arrested Soofiya Madani, wife of People's Democratic Party (PDP) leader Abdul Nasser Madani following the rejection of her anticipatory bail plea by the Kerala ... Read more...

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Maudany’s wife denied anticipatory bail, arrested (Second Lead)


December 17th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Dec 17 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Thursday refused to grant anticipatory bail to Sufiya Maudany, wife of People's Democratic Party (PDP) chief Abdul Nazir Maudany, in a bus burning ... Read more...

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Sufiya Maudany denied anticipatory bail, arrested (Lead)


December 17th, 2009 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Dec 17 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Thursday refused to grant anticipatory bail to Sufiya Maudany, wife of People's Democratic Party chief Abdul Nazir Maudany, in a bus burning case ... Read more...

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Sufiya Maudany’s anticipatory bail plea rejected


December 17th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Dec 17 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Thursday refused to grant anticipatory bail to Sufiya Maudany, wife of People's Democratic Party chief Abdul Nazir Maudany, in a bus burning case ... Read more...

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No relations with Maudany, PDP: Achuthanandan


December 16th, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 16 (IANS) The differences between two factions of the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) in Kerala came out in the open again Wednesday when Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan said ... Read more...

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Vijayan defends Maudany, Kerala police


December 14th, 2009 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 13 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist state secretary Pinarayi Vijayan Sunday defended Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chairman Abdul Nazir Maudany, now under the police scanner for his links with alleged ... Read more...

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