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India tests Agni-III


September 21st, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, S Sep 21 (IANS) India Friday successfully tested its nuclear capable Agni-III ballistic missile from a military base in Odisha, defence ministry sources said.The surface-to-surface missile, with a range ... Read more...

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‘Vennela 1 1/2′ will have live interval


September 17th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) Makers of Telugu film "Vennela 1 1/2" have a unique attraction - a live interval! Viewers who prefer staying back during the break will be entertained ... Read more...

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Gisele Bundchen wants a girl?


September 13th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen, pregnant with her second child with husband Tom Brady, is keen on having a baby girl, but she says she wouldn't get ... Read more...

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Myanmar mulls telecom industry’s privatisation


September 11th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Sep 11 (IANS) Myanmar government has plans to privatise the telecom industry in the country.Myanmar's State Posts and Telecommunication (MPT) has worked out a plan to privatise its telecommunications ... Read more...

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Villagers clash with police in Noida


September 10th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 10 (IANS) Angry villagers in Haibatpur in Noida extension Monday fought a pitched battle with the police and Noida Development Authority workers when an anti-encroachment squad tried to ... Read more...

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Suriya to dub for Telugu version of ‘Mattrraan’


September 7th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 7 (IANS) Tamil actor Suriya will dub for the first time in Telugu for "Mattrraan".Directed by K.V. Anand, Tamil film "Mattrraan" is an action-thriller starring Suriya as conjoined ... Read more...

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Man dies in Lucknow court


September 5th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 5 (IANS) A 55-year-old man was found dead under mysterious circumstances at the civil court here Wednesday, police said.The deceased, identified as Nand Kishore, a farmer from Mallihabad, ... Read more...

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BJP promises Telangana if it takes power


September 5th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday promised to form a separate state of Telangana within three months if it formed a central government.BJP's Sushma ... Read more...

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Esha Gupta set for TV debut (With Image)


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) After bagging prestigious projects with Bhatt camp and Prakash Jha, model-turned-actress Esha Gupta is now making her foray on the small screen with "Supercars".The 26-year-old ... Read more...

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Agra inner ring road project to be restarted


August 29th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 29 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday announced that decks have been cleared to restart the bidding for the 30-km inner ring road project in the Taj city ... Read more...

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Miners trapped in Jharkhand


August 28th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 28 (IANS) An unspecified number of miners were trapped in a coal mine in Jharkhand's Bokaro district Tuesday after water from a nearby mine gushed in, officials said.Over ... Read more...

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Police acting only against Muslims, Yadavs: RJD


August 28th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 28 (IANS) The RJD Tuesday accused the Bihar government of confiscating the property of only Muslims and Yadavs charged with crime.The allegation was made by RJD leader Abdul ... Read more...

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Dia Mirza loves classic Indian jewellery


August 27th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) Actress Dia Mirza reveals she has an inclination towards traditional Indian jewellery and happily sports it wherever and whichever way she can. "If you notice ... Read more...

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Police use force to stop Kejriwal, activists


August 26th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Police Sunday used tear gas and water canons to disperse anti-corruption activists led by Arvind Kejriwal here Sunday.The India Against Corruption (IAC) supporters held ... Read more...

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Jharkhand speaker charged with violating poll code


August 24th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 24 (IANS) Charges were framed against Jharkhand assembly Speaker C.P. Singh in a case related to the violation of the model code of conduct during the 2009 Lok ... Read more...

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Action only against sites spreading rumours: Shinde


August 24th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Following fake messages about the Assam violence, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Friday said that social media accounts which have posted objectionable and inflammatory content ... Read more...

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Perry splits from Mayer?


August 24th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry has reportedly split from guitarist John Mayer just after two months of dating.Perry, 27, and Mayer, 34, went public about their romance ... Read more...

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Himachal hotel gets heritage status


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 23 (IANS) The Castle Naggar, Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation's prime hotel in the the picturesque Kullu valley, has been given heritage status, an official said Thursday.The union ... Read more...

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Infiltration into Kashmir down in last five years


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Infiltration attempts and the number of terrorists successfully entering Jammu and Kashmir from across the Pakistani border has come down in the last five years ... Read more...

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Pakistan restricts phone service for safe Eid


August 20th, 2012 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) Pakistan will temporarily shut the mobile phone services in some cities during the Eid celebrations Monday to thwart possible terror attacks.The militants always use mobile phones ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama to meet families of gurdwara shooting victims


August 19th, 2012 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) US First Lady Michelle Obama will next week meet the families of the victims of the shootings in a Wisconsin Sikh gurdwara earlier this month, according ... Read more...

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I-Day celebrated amid security in Jharkhand


August 15th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 15 (IANS) The Independence Day was celebrated in Jharkhand with fanfare and amid tight security arrangements Wednesday.Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda hoisted the tricolour at Morabadi Ground in ... Read more...

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India’s July exports dip 14 percent


August 14th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 14 (IANS) India's July exports declined 14.8 percent, according to data released here Tuesday.Exports stood at $22.4 billion compared to July 2011 when they were $26.3 billion. ... Read more...

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Sad that Pakistan didn’t win a single medal, says daily


August 13th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) That Pakistan, a country of over 180 million, did not win a single medal in the London Olympics was a sad reflection on the state of ... Read more...

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Maruti to decide on restarting Manesar plant


August 12th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 12 (IANS) The country's major carmaker Maruti Suzuki is expected to partially restore production at its Manesar facility within the next 10 days. An important exercise to this ... Read more...

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Crime against children rising in the country


August 8th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Crimes against children, including murder, rape and kidnapping, have risen across the country over the last three years, the Rajya Sabha was informed Wednesday.Replying to ... Read more...

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Pleasant, wet day in Delhi, more rains likely Thursday (Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The capital continued to have pleasant weather Wednesday as the skies opened up yet again and parts of the city received heavy showers accompanied by ... Read more...

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Pakistanis outraged as Pizza Hut scraps Ramadan offer


August 8th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Pizza Hut has sparked outrage in Pakistan after it withdrew a popular Ramadan offer, the Daily Mail reported Wednesday.The fast food chain has withdrawn the all-you-can-eat ... Read more...

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Battery invention could lead to new phone designs


August 7th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) South Korean scientists have developed a battery that can be bent and twisted, giving the possibility that future phones could be flexible and hold more capacity, ... Read more...

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Gurdwara shooting: Killer a former soldier


August 6th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) The man who shot dead six people in a Sikh temple in Milwaukee before police shot him has been identified as a 40-year-old former US Army ... Read more...

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Fiza Mohammed commits suicide


August 6th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 6 (IANS) Fiza Mohammed, aka Anuradha Bali, who got married to and was later divorced by former Haryana deputy chief minister Chander Mohan under controversial circumstances, has committed ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Manavjit may miss final cut (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian trap shooter Manavjit Singh Sandhu stands the risk of missing out the final round after he finished a poor 25th among 34 competitors on the ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Sandhu 25th in trap, may miss final cut


August 5th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian trap shooter Manavjit Sandhu finished a poor 25th among 34 competitors on the first day of men's qualification and risks missing the final round of ... Read more...

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Carrie Underwood visits children’s hospital


August 4th, 2012 - 7:29 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Singer Carrie Underwood took time out from her busy schedule to visit a children's hospital in Massachusetts.The 29-year-old headed to the Floating Hospital for Children at ... Read more...

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President’s website goes interactive


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee's official website has been redesigned to make it more interactive for the people, a Rashtrapati Bhavan release said Friday.The redesigned website ... Read more...

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