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Sesa admits to causing pollution in Goa village


August 29th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 29 (IANS) Sesa Goa Ltd (SGL) Wednesday admitted to "accidental misfiring" of two burners at its coke plant here causing pollution in nearby areas. But it refuted allegations ... Read more...

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Ramdev’s parliament march thwarted, gains wide political support (Second Intro Roundup)


August 14th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) High drama took place in the heart of the capital Monday as Baba Ramdev was detained while leading a big march to parliament to ... Read more...

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Chidambaram to visit Assam Monday


July 29th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram will visit the violence-affected areas of Assam Monday to review the situation, an official said Sunday.During his two-day visit ... Read more...

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Tension defused; Delhi mosque site handed over to ASI (Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) A day after the Delhi High Court ordered suspension of the construction of a mosque at an excavated site near the historic Jama Masjid where ... Read more...

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Satellite imagery to implement regional plan


July 11th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The government will use satellite imagery to observe the pattern of land use in Delhi and adjoining states and monitor the implementation of environmental norms, ... Read more...

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Scorching day in store for Delhi


June 30th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) It was a searing morning for the capital Saturday with the minimum temperature settling four notches above average for the season at 31.5 degrees Celsius. ... Read more...

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Delhi reels under searing heat, monsoon a week away (Second lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) With delayed monsoon and the maximum temperature shooting up six degrees above the season's normal to 42 degrees Celsius, the capital reeled under prolonged summer ... Read more...

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Delhi reels under searing heat, monsoon delayed (Lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) As the monsoon missed its scheduled date with the capital, denizens continued to reel under the scorching heat Friday with the minimum temperature settling four ... Read more...

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Monsoon to be a week late in Delhi, says IMD


June 28th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Delhi would continue to reel under the searing heat for at least another week as the monsoon would be missing its annual scheduled date of ... Read more...

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Fear of poisonous attacks leads to spider killing in Assam


June 6th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 6 (IANS) A large and hairy, tarantula-like spider species has created panic in Assam after reports of fatal attack on humans. Though the authorities have ruled out existence ... Read more...

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Somali leader backs Indian action against pirates (Lead)


May 16th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Against the backdrop of Somali pirates currently holding over 60 Indian sailors as hostages, the African country's Puntland state has backed military operations to ... Read more...

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Will support Indian military action against pirates: Somali leader


May 15th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Against the backdrop of Somali pirates currently holding over 60 Indian sailors as hostage, the African country's Puntland state backs military operations to rescue ... Read more...

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Omar equates poll results with Delhi quake


March 6th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 6 (IANS) As the results of polls in five states came in Tuesday, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah could not resist equating them with the quake ... Read more...

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Police rescue 25 minor girls from Bihar fair


February 14th, 2012 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 14 (IANS) Police rescued 25 minor girls who were forced to dance naked at a theatre in a rural fair near the Indo-Nepal border in Bihar's Araria district ... Read more...

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Manhunt launched after 8 escape from Haryana jail


January 18th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 18 (IANS) Haryana Police Wednesday launched a manhunt in the state and neighbouring areas after eight inmates, all of them accused of heinous crimes like murder, escaped from ... Read more...

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Trinidad PM left ‘lifetime’ of memories for ancestral village


January 12th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bhelupur (Bihar), Jan 12 (IANS) Not only her relatives, others too in this Bihar village were busy Thursday discussing how Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar left them with ... Read more...

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Emotions flow as Trinidad’s ‘daughter PM’ visits Bihar village


January 11th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhelupur (Bihar), Jan 11 (IANS) The entire village as well as hundreds from neighbouring areas gathered for a glimpse of the "daughter PM" when Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla ... Read more...

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Ekmatra redefines khadi, opens second outlet


January 6th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Ekmatra, a concept store that promotes hand spun fabrics, opens it's second outlet here. The high point of the store is its exclusive collection of ... Read more...

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Government concerned about damage to Kudankulam reactor systems


November 25th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 24 (IANS) The government is concerned about the damage to equipment at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) owing to the ongoing protests against commissioning of the plant, ... Read more...

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Mild quake in Bengal


November 11th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Mild tremors measuring 3.8 on the Richter scale were felt in the Jalpaiguri area of northern West Bengal Friday, an official said, adding there have ... Read more...

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Kalam visit fruitful, but Kudankulam officials aloof: MP


November 9th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 9 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's visit to the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) and his 10-point development programme for the area has brought about a change ... Read more...

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Kudankulam row: Expert panels to meet Tuesday


November 7th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 7 (IANS) The expert committees appointed by the central and Tamil Nadu governments to allay fears of locals about the Kudankulam nuclear plant in Tirunelveli district of Tamil ... Read more...

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Kalam suggests 10-point development programme for Kudankulam


November 7th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 7 (IANS) Four-lane highways, a mega desalination plant, construction of houses, schools, hospitals as well as cold storages are amongst the suggestions to the central government made by ... Read more...

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Kalam visits Kudankulam plant, says its safe


November 6th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 6 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Sunday visited the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu and said the plant was totally safe ... Read more...

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CITU cadres’ campaign against Kerala newspaper slammed


November 4th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The Indian Newspaper Society (INS) said Thursday that the Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU), a frontal organisation of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) ... Read more...

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CITU flayed for blocking newspapers


November 3rd, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The Indian Newspaper Society (INS) Thursday condemned the CITU for obstructing the distribution of Malayala Manorama and Mathurubhumi newspapers in Calicut and Kannur in Kerala.INS ... Read more...

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Family of KBC Rs.5 crore winner fears his abduction


October 30th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 30 (IANS) The family and friends of Sushil Kumar, who became the first contestant to win Rs.5 crore on "Kaun Banega Crorepati", are fearing his abduction. But ... Read more...

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Delhi Zoo becomes virtual island, agencies pass buck


September 11th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Life in the city may have returned to normal after Friday's torrential rains but Delhi Zoo is still a virtually island, while the authorities pass ... Read more...

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Quake-prone Delhi lacks safety measures: Expert


September 8th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) With Wednesday night's earthquake still haunting many in north India, a National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) official said the temblor was just a reminder ... Read more...

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Reddys empire: mines in Andhra, politics in Karnataka


September 5th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 5 (IANS) The empire of G. Janardhana Reddy, who was Monday arrested for illegal mining, straddles two neighbouring southern states - iron ore mines in Andhra Pradesh ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad farmers welcome land takeover quashing


August 24th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 23 (IANS) Thousands of farmers in three villages in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district had cause to celebrate Tuesday as the Supreme Court quashed the acquisition of their agricultural ... Read more...

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Apex court sets aside land takeover in Ghaziabad


August 24th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday set aside an Uttar Pradesh government notification taking over farm land in Intori, Chaitoli and Sabli villages in Ghaziabad district to ... Read more...

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Ancient bird fossil found in China


August 19th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) A fossil of a bird dating back to seven million years was discovered in northwest China, Xinhua reported Friday.It was the first intact bird fossil ever ... Read more...

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US dismisses Libya’s proposal to hold elections


June 17th, 2011 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 17 (IANS) The United States has rejected a suggestion to hold elections in Libya, stating Thursday that it was "a little late" for Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi to ... Read more...

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12 killed as NATO air strike hits bus in Libya


June 16th, 2011 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, June 16 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and two injured when a NATO air strike hit a bus Wednesday evening in Libya's Kikla city, 120 ... Read more...

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