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Telangana shutdown hits life in region (Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 27 (IANS) Life across Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region was affected Tuesday due to the shutdown called by the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) to protest the central government's ... Read more...

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Maoists run for cover in their safest zone in Chhattisgarh


March 20th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 20 (IANS) Maoists, who have failed to carry out any major attack in the past six months in Chhattisgarh, are instead running for cover in the Abujhmad forest ... Read more...

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IBM India to offer efficient energy solutions


March 12th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 12 (IANS) IBM India, the Indian subsidiary of the global IT major, Monday entered into a partnership with the leading diversified firm Ingersoll Rand to provide efficient energy ... Read more...

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Raman Singh visits Maoist-affected areas


March 4th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 4 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh made a surprise visit Sunday to the Maoists' heartland in the restive Bastar region and told tribals that he was ... Read more...

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Saeed Mirza unravels glory of lost Islamic civilization


March 2nd, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Acclaimed filmmaker and television personality Saeed Akhtar Mirza, the author of a new book, "The Monk, The Moor & Moses Ben Jalloun", says the clash ... Read more...

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Maoists’ major explosives unit busted in Chhattisgarh


February 17th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 17 (IANS) Chhattisgarh police backed by para-military Border Security Force (BSF) Friday busted a major explosives unit of the outlawed Communist Party of India- Maoist (CPI-Maoist) in violence-hit ... Read more...

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Hitler’s base up for rent


January 19th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) Poland has put up for rent Hitler's Wolf's Lair, the massive fortified base where the Nazi leader spent much of the war time and the scene ... Read more...

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Funds no problem for Maoist-hit areas: Jairam Ramesh


January 16th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 16 (IANS) There was no problem of funds for development and infrastructure projects for Maoist-hit areas, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh said Monday."The central government is striving to ... Read more...

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Delhi’s third Dilli Haat planned in west Delhi


December 20th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The capital will soon get its third Dilli Haat - food and crafts bazaar - with the Delhi government Tuesday giving its nod to eight ... Read more...

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In Occupied America!


November 13th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) America is occupied today! The occupiers, a unique group of protesters, who have pitched tents and tarps in parks across America, from the Wall Street in ... Read more...

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SRK, Sharmila to inaugurate 17th Kolkata film fest


November 6th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 6 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan and yesteryear's actress Sharmila Tagore will inaugurate the 17th Kolkata Film Festival (KFF) starting Nov 10, the organiser's said.Veteran actress Supriya ... Read more...

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Spadework begins on Smart City Kochi


October 8th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Oct 8 (IANS) Spadework has eventually begun on the somewhat delayed Smart City Kochi -- a 250-acre campus that seeks to eventually offer an enticing environment for offices and ... Read more...

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Vrindavan devotees fight for Yamuna cause


October 5th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Vrindavan (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 5 (IANS) Activists and ascetics of Vrindavan have come together for a campaign to ensure there is at least a minimum flow of water in the ... Read more...

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11 Maoists arrested in Chhattisgarh


September 15th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 15 (IANS) Eleven senior Maoist cadres were arrested Thursday in the Bastar region of Chhattisgarh, police said.The arrests were made from Mardapal area of the district, some 300 ... Read more...

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Durga idol makers battle cost, labour shortage


September 13th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Skyrocketing prices of raw materials used for making idols and the exodus of labour to other states ahead of next month's Durga Puja have badly hit ... Read more...

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Anti-terror ops with Pakistan not always smooth, says US


August 30th, 2011 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 30 (IANS) Acknowledging that Washington's counter-terrorism cooperation with Islamabad has "not always been smooth," the United States has said it would continue to work with Pakistan to rid ... Read more...

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Karnataka enthusiastic over Anna’s victory


August 28th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 28 (IANS) Fervent celebrations, patriotic fervour, jubilant scenes and slogan-shouting gripped Karnataka Sunday, soon after Anna Hazare ended his 12-day fast at the Ramlila Maidan in New ... Read more...

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How they kept Ramlila Maidan clean — only for Anna!


August 28th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) From collecting mounds of garbage, removing slush caused by rains to cleaning toilets, a group of volunteers -- mostly students from premier medical and ... Read more...

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Telangana supporter found hanging in India Gate area (Lead)


July 20th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) A 23-year-old supporter of separate Telangana, apparently upset over the delay in granting statehood to the region, was found hanging from a tree in ... Read more...

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Osmania University under police siege, students arrested


July 11th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 11 (IANS) Dozens of students were arrested and the Osmania University was under siege Monday as police attempted to foil the indefinite fast by students demanding separate ... Read more...

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Telangana leader arrested in Hyderabad


July 6th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 6 (IANS) Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) convenor M. Kodandaram was arrested Wednesday when he was heading towards Osmania University here to participate in a rally to ... Read more...

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Telangana shutdown: Tension in Osmania University


July 5th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 5 (IANS) Tension prevailed at Osmania University here Tuesday as police lobbed teargas shells to disperse students who tried to take out a rally supporting the 48-hour ... Read more...

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500 army men in Chhattisgarh’s red zone - for training


June 2nd, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 2 (IANS) Over 500 army personnel have arrived in the heart of a Maoist insurgency-hit area in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region for training, a move security experts say will ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh plans airport in Jhansi


April 1st, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 1 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh has prepared a blue print to expand and develop Jhansi airport to open up the backward Bundelkhand, a region straddling both Uttar Pradesh and ... Read more...

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Forest official killed by Maoists in Chhattisgarh (Third Lead)


March 22nd, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 22 (IANS) Maoists abducted a deputy ranger-rank forest official from his residence and slit his throat in Chhattisgarh, police said Tuesday, adding they had begun combing operations to ... Read more...

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Forest official killed by Maoists in Chhattisgarh (Second Lead)


March 22nd, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 22 (IANS) Maoists abducted a deputy ranger-rank forest official from his residence and hacked him to death in Chhattisgarh, police said Tuesday, adding they had begun combing operations ... Read more...

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Forest official killed by Maoists in Chhattisgarh (Lead)


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 22 (IANS) Maoists forcibly took away a forest official of the deputy ranger rank from his official residence and hacked him to death in Chhattisgarh, police said ... Read more...

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Maoists kill forest official in Chhattisgarh


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 22 (IANS) Maoists forcibly took away a forest official of the deputy ranger rank from his official residence and killed him brutally in Chhattisgarh, police said Tuesday.The killing ... Read more...

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667 Maoist attacks killed 590 in Chhattisgarh: police


March 9th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 9 (IANS) Police say 590 people, including 298 security personnel - most of them paramilitary troopers, have been killed in 667 Maoist attacks in Chhattisgarh since 2009."A total ... Read more...

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Oz cricket circles debating usefulness of Brisbane cricket academy


February 7th, 2011 - 9:13 am ICT by ANI
Brisbane/Sydney, Feb.7 (ANI):Opinions are divided over how to nurture the next generation of Australian cricketers.Officials of state cricket bodies and the Brisbane-based Centre of Excellence are increasingly at loggerheads over whether the ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh ups security after Maoists threat


January 25th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 25 (IANS) Security was stepped up across Chhattisgarh and forces were relocated to vulnerable areas of Bastar region Tuesday in the wake of inputs that rebels may carry out attacks ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh to bolster anti-Maoist forces


January 10th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 10 (IANS) Battling rising Maoist militancy, the Chhattisgarh government has decided to add another 2,400 special police officers (SPOs) to be drawn from local youths to combat the guerrillas, an ... Read more...

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Three abducted Chhattisgarh tribals still traceless


January 9th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 9 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh Police early Sunday conducted raids in Maoist hideouts in restive Bastar region to trace three tribal civilians who were abducted by the rebels Jan 2.Relatives of ... Read more...

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Clashes continue in Osmania University, protests rock Telangana (Lead)


January 7th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 7 (IANS) For the second consecutive day, clashes broke out between students and police in Osmania University campus here Friday as protests over the Srikrishna committee report rocked Telangana.Osmania ... Read more...

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Seven Maoists arrested in Chhattisgarh


January 6th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 6 (IANS) Seven male cadres of the outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) were arrested Thursday in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region, police said.The arrests were made from three different jungle ... Read more...

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