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Alok, Gulati for World Pool meet


June 16th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 16 (IANS) Veteran Alok Kumar and Sandeep Gulati will represent India in the World 9-ball pool championship to be held at Doha, Qatar, from June 22 to 29, ... Read more...

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‘The Best Exotic…’ takes gentle look at India: Lillete Dubey


May 20th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Lillete Dubey says that unlike "Slumdog Millionaire", director John Madden's "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" takes a gentle look at India."It's not like Slumdog ... Read more...

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Court wants contract between Indian maid, government


March 13th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday asked the central government for a copy of the contract signed with an Indian domestic help who was working with ... Read more...

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Plea against Amar Singh dismissed (Lead)


March 1st, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday dismissed a plea for registering an abduction case against Rajya Sabha member and former leader of Samajwadi Party Amar Singh and ... Read more...

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Order reserved on plea against Amar Singh


February 23rd, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) A Delhi court has reserved its order till March 1 on a plea seeking a review of a magistrate's order disallowing registration of an ... Read more...

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Chitra, Praveen in title round of National Snooker


January 28th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 28 (IANS) Former World billiards champion Chitra Magimairaj from Karnataka and Tamil Nadu's Neena Praveen entered the final of the women's snooker event in the Manisha-National billiards and ... Read more...

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Parents of mentally disabled kids look for filmmakers


November 28th, 2011 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 28 (IANS) If Aamir Khan's "Taare Zameen par" (TZP) triggered a ripple of social consciousness vis-a-vis autism, three women have come to IFFI this year armed with ... Read more...

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Damani packs off Thakur, enters semis of national snooker


July 24th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 24 (IANS) Suniti Damani caused a big upset by knocking out last year's runner-up Meenal Thakur 3-0 en route the semifinals of the Ladies National Snooker Championship here ... Read more...

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Couple shot dead in Haryana city


April 29th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ambala (Haryana), April 29 (IANS) A dispute over property Friday claimed the life of a couple when their neighbour opened fire on them in this Haryana city, police said.Jeet Singh ... Read more...

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New biomarker for fatal brain disease identified


March 10th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 10 (ANI): Scientists have identified the first disease-specific biomarker for sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (sCJD), a universally fatal, degenerative brain disease for which there is no cure.sCJD is one of the ... Read more...

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Minor husband can be guardian of minor wife: Court


August 11th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) "A husband who is a minor can be the guardian of his minor wife," the Delhi High court Wednesday said, coming to the rescue of a minor ... Read more...

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JDIFT Holds JD Annual Design Awards 2010 In New Delhi


July 21st, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): JD Institute of Fashion Technology had recently organized the JD Annual Design Awards 2010 in New Delhi to celebrate the 21st "Graduation Day' in the institute.The fashion ... Read more...

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Indian official, hubby accused of slavery by once under age maid


July 3rd, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 3 (ANI): An Indian Government official, responsible for championing women's rights, has been accused of illegally sneaking in an underage girl into the country to serve as a personal ... Read more...

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Businessman, family booked for duping bank


June 17th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 17 (IANS) A businessman, his wife and their son have been booked on charges of duping the Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI) of Rs.5.47 crore, police said Thursday. The ... Read more...

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Fired for extra maternity leave, woman approaches court


May 23rd, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Rajeev Ranjan Dwivedi New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) When she gave birth in December 2008, little did Navneet Kumari know that she would lose her job. Fired for applying for a third ... Read more...

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Night shift for Madhya Pradesh women workers opposed (Lead)


April 5th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 5 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh's decision to amend a law to allow women to work in factories up to 10 p.m. has been opposed by women groups alleging it will lead ... Read more...

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Twitter gives Parvin Dabbas title for his film


March 18th, 2010 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Bollywood celebs like Priyanka Chopra and Farhan Akhtar are on Twitter to connect with friends and fans, but actor Parvin Dabbas found a novel way to ... Read more...

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Shilpa Shinde ka Adhoora Bandhan


December 22nd, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Shilpa Shinde who has been in the news for her personal issues (her marriage with Romit Raj was called off) is getting back to work now. The actress has taken up ... Read more...

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Meenal Thakur in quarterfinals of World Snooker


November 20th, 2009 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Hyderabad, Nov 20 (IANS) National champion Meenal Thakur saw off a spirited challenge from her younger sister Anuja Chandra for a 4-3 decision and progressed to the quarter-finals in the ... Read more...

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Indian women gear up for tougher test in World Snooker


November 16th, 2009 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Hyderabad, Nov 16 (IANS) Vidya Pillai, Chitra Magimairajan and Neena Praveen of India warmed up nicely for the stiffer competition ahead by recording their second win in the women's preliminary ... Read more...

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World Snooker: Advani, Sethi clear first hurdle


November 15th, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Hyderabad, Nov 15 (IANS) Title favourites Pankaj Advani and Geet Sethi of India led a field of home players past the first hurdle in the league stage of the 35th ... Read more...

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Art for the heart!


October 7th, 2009 - 10:07 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
When heart patient SK Lawate was not physically fit for a second bypass, he met Dr Pratiksha Reegdeb, India's first woman preventive cardiologist for treatment. Today, four months later a fit and ... Read more...

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Bangalore’s Bhoruka group to set up edible oil unit in Australia


September 9th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, Sep 9 (IANS) An Indian consortium led by Bhoruka group, a diversified industrial house headquartered in Bangalore, is investing Austraian $63 million ($54 million) in a new ... Read more...

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Promoting ’safe Australia’, immigration minister heads to India


July 19th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, July 19 (IANS) Australia sure is going all out to win back the confidence of Indians, specially students, after the spate of attacks on members of the community in ... Read more...

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Mughal emperor’s poverty-stricken descendent to get a job


July 1st, 2009 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) State-run Coal India Ltd (CIL) has decided to offer employment to Madhu, the poverty-stricken fifth generation descendent of India's last Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar. Madhu, 33, is the ... Read more...

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Some attacks racist, police in Australia admit amid fresh attacks (Roundup)


June 9th, 2009 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, June 9 (IANS) Victoria state's police chief Tuesday admitted that some attacks on Indian students in Australia are "racially motivated" even as Indian community leaders and the New South ... Read more...

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Australia names top spy as next envoy to India


June 8th, 2009 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, June 8 (IANS) Australian Foreign Minister Stephen Smith Monday named Peter Varghese as the next envoy to India. Varghese is considered the country's top spy as the head of ... Read more...

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Another Indian attacked, Australia promises action (Lead)


June 8th, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, June 8 (IANS) Another Indian student was found unconscious and bleeding after being attacked here, making him the 11th victim in a month of alleged racial attacks in Australia. ... Read more...

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Indian students in Australia rally to protest attacks (Lead, Changing dateline)


June 7th, 2009 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, June 7 (IANS) About 200 Indian students and their supporters marched from the Town Hall to Hyde Park in Sydney to protest against the wave of allegedly racist attacks ... Read more...

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Indian couple in Australia held guilty of daughter’s death (Lead)


June 6th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, June 6 (IANS) An Indian couple in Australia is in the news, but for the wrong reasons. A Sydney-based homeopath and his wife have been found guilty of causing ... Read more...

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Sydney-based Indian couple held guilty of daughter’s death


June 6th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, June 6 (IANS) A Sydney-based Indian homeopath and his wife have been found guilty of causing the death of their nine-month-old daughter, Gloria Thomas, by failing to provide her ... Read more...

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Indians aren’t the only ones to have been attacked: Police


June 2nd, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Neena BhandariSydney, June 2 (IANS) Students from India are not the only ones to have been attacked in Australia, the police say, as the Indian community here points out that some ... Read more...

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Impoverished Mughal royal descendant gets a helping hand


May 2nd, 2009 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) The great granddaughter-in-law of the last Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar Sultana Begum, who now lives in a slum in West Bengal, is a little relieved. She ... Read more...

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Imbalance of iron linked to prion disease-related neuronal demise


March 15th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 15 (ANI): An Indian-origin researcher at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has found that imbalance of iron homeostasis is a common feature of prion disease-affected human, mouse, ... Read more...

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Ten of family among 12 killed in Madhya Pradesh (Lead)


February 9th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 9 (IANS) At least 12 people, including 10 of a family, were killed when a van collided with a truck in Madhya Pradesh's Guna district, police said Monday.The accident ... Read more...

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