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Hyderabad boy dies after corporal punishment, teacher booked


September 14th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 14 (IANS) A teacher of a private school here has been booked after her alleged corporal punishment led to the death of a 15-year-old student.Police registered a case ... Read more...

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Confident West Indies leave for Sri Lanka


September 10th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 10 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies cricket team flew out of the region, high in confidence, enroute to Sri Lanka for the ICC World Twenty20 tournament.Just before take-off Sunday, ... Read more...

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Kejriwal to court arrest


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Anti-corruption activist Arvind Kejriwal said Monday that he and five other India Against Corruption (IAC) members would court arrest to voice their protest against ... Read more...

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Olympics: Defar wins 5,000m gold again, eight years on


August 12th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Meseret Defar from Ethiopia produced the fastest turn of speed in the last 200 metres of the women's 5,000-metre to claim her second Olympic gold medal ... Read more...

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32 Mexico coal mines shuttered for safety reasons


August 11th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 11 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's government said 32 small coal mines in the northern state of Coahuila have been closed due to safety concerns, a move taken after 13 ... Read more...

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Olympics: Defar delighted to win 5000m gold eight years later


August 11th, 2012 - 7:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Meseret Defar from Ethiopia produced the fastest turn of speed in the last 200 metres of the women's 5,000 metre to claim her second Olympic gold ... Read more...

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Captive sailor’s family pleads with government


August 9th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 9 (IANS) The parents of 22-year-old sailor Aman Kumar, held captive by Somali pirates for the last 20 months, made a plea to the government Thursday to ensure ... Read more...

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Team Anna calls off fast, to form ‘political alternative’ (Roundup)


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare and his team announced Thursday they would call off their indefinite fast against corruption Friday evening and proposed forming ... Read more...

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Team Anna supporters protest outside BJP office


August 2nd, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Team Anna supporters Thursday staged protests outside the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters here, demanding that the party should support Anna Hazare's campaign against ... Read more...

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Hingis at peace with Olympic decision


August 1st, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Aug 1 (IANS) On the eve of the start of the mixed doubles event at the London Olympics, tennis legend Martina Hingis has said she has no regrets ... Read more...

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Gayle leaps to fourth in T20 rankings


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 3 (IANS/CMC) Big-hitting opener Chris Gayle has vaulted 12 spots into the top five of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Twenty20 International batting rankings, less than two weeks after ... Read more...

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Puri Rath Yatra chariots reach destination


June 22nd, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 22 (IANS) Lakhs of devotees resumed pulling the chariots of the deities in the world famous Rath Yatra at Puri Friday, and the chariots reached their destination, ... Read more...

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Lakhs witness Rath Yatra in Puri (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 21 (IANS) More than five lakh devotees witnessed the annual Rath Yatra (chariot festival) of Lord Jagannath, his brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra in Odisha's temple town of ... Read more...

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Security beefed up ahead of Puri chariot festival


June 20th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 20 (IANS) Security has been beefed up in Odisha's Puri town ahead of the annual nine-day chariot festival of Lord Jagannath beginning Thursday, police said.Around 8,000 policemen have ... Read more...

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62 special trains for Puri Rath Yatra


June 20th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 19 (IANS) Indian Railways Tuesday announced it would run 62 special trains for the famous Rath Yatra (chariot festival) of Lord Jagannath, beginning at Odisha's Puri town June ... Read more...

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Puri Ratha Yatra preparations gain momentum in Odisha


June 11th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 11 (IANS) Preparations for the annual Rath Yatra of Odisha's Jagannath temple in Puri have gained momentum with carpenters working overtime on the three gigantic wooden chariots ... Read more...

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Theron loves changing diapers


May 30th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 30 (IANS) Actress Charlize Theron says she loves changing diapers since adopting son Jackson.The 36-year-old adopted the baby two months ago when he was just nine days old."I ... Read more...

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Doctors among four charged with rape


May 25th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 25 (IANS) Four people, including two government doctors, have been booked for gang-raping a teenage girl for nine days in Haryana's Mewat district, police said Friday.Police in Punhana ... Read more...

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Woman kills daughter’s lover for posting topless photos


May 22nd, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) A 47-year-old Bengali Muslim woman arranged for her teenaged daughter's boyfriend to be battered to death after he posted topless pictures of the girl on the ... Read more...

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Merkel advises Greek referendum on euro membership


May 19th, 2012 - 1:46 am ICT by IANS
Athens, May 19 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel has suggested to Greek President Karolos Papoulias to hold a referendum on the country's membership in the Eurozone during parliamentary polls, RIA ... Read more...

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Greece to vote in new polls June 17


May 17th, 2012 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Athens, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Greece will hold new parliamentary polls June 17 and a court official will head an interim government until then, state television reported.Council of State head ... Read more...

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Kudankulam protest: 23,000 surrender voter ID cards


May 9th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 9 (IANS) Around 23,000 people belonging to nine villages in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu have surrendered their voter identity cards to draw attention to the continued neglect ... Read more...

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Airtel revenue rises in Africa


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) India's Bharti Airtel Wednesday reported a 16 percent growth in revenue in its Africa operations at $1.2 billion during the quarter ended March 31 over ... Read more...

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Chavez to return to Venezuela this week


April 24th, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, April 24 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez spoke Monday on state television for the first time since he went to Cuba for cancer treatment nine days ago and said ... Read more...

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Infant buried on tantrik’s advice, survives


April 14th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hapur (Uttar Pradesh), April 14 (IANS) A nine-day-old child was buried alive by his parents in Hapur on the advice of an occult practitioner. The incident came to light Saturday ... Read more...

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Mumbai celebrates Ram Navami with devotion


April 1st, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Ram Navami was celebrated with devotion in temples across Mumbai Sunday to herald the ninth day of the Hindu calendar's first month of Chaitra - and ... Read more...

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Indefinite fast withdrawn against Kudankulam plant


March 27th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 27 (IANS) The nine-day fast against the Kundankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) was called off Tuesday but protests against the plant will continue, an activist said.M. Pushparayan, convenor ... Read more...

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Akhilesh becomes UP chief minister (Second Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 15 (IANS) Nine days after his Samajwadi Party won a thumping majority in Uttar Pradesh, Akhilesh Yadav was sworn in Thursday as the 33rd chief minister of India's ... Read more...

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Thane shutdown to protest missing BJP corporator


March 4th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), March 4 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena Sunday enforced a shutdown in Thane city to protest the failure to locate a woman BJP corporator ... Read more...

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Encounters with Husain, Pyne, Bawa…An art critic remembers (With Image)


February 19th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) He came in a car, sold it and went away in a bicycle. The man was none other than late painter and maverick genius M.F. ... Read more...

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Baby put on sale online in Mexico


February 13th, 2012 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 13 (IANS/EFE) An advertisement that appeared on a Mexican website to sell a "beautiful baby" for its organs has caused outrage and indignation on social networks.The advertisement ... Read more...

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Chilean films win prizes at Sundance Film Festival


January 30th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 30 (IANS/EFE) The films "Violeta se fue a los cielos" (Violeta went to Heaven) and "Young & Wild" took the prizes for best international film and best ... Read more...

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Bribe case: Excise official sent to judicial custody


January 10th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) A court here Tuesday sought the CBI's reply on the anticipatory bail plea of central excise commissioner A.K. Srivastava in a corruption case and sent ... Read more...

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Maharashtra opposition wants simultaneous counting of votes


January 4th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 4 (IANS) A delegation of Maharashtra opposition parties Wednesday called on state election commissioner Neela Satyanarayan, demanding simultaneous counting of votes for the Feb 7 Zilla Parishad ... Read more...

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Hundreds of protesting Rajasthan doctors rejoin duty


December 29th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 29 (IANS) Healthcare services which have remained badly affected in Rajasthan for the past nine days due to the ongoing strike of doctors are likely to improve as ... Read more...

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