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Green Mile actor Duncan dies at 54


September 4th, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) Actor Michael Clarke Duncan has died at a hospital in Los Angeles at the age of 54, BBC reported Tuesday.Duncan, who rose to prominence by playing ... Read more...

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New timings for ‘Change of Guard’ ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan


August 16th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Citizens desirous of watching the ceremonial 'Change of Guard' at the Rashtrapati Bhavan every Saturday will now have to reach the venue at 9 ... Read more...

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Want to take contemporary folk to next level: Papon


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Assamese singer Papon says he is on a mission to take his native state's folk music to a "different level" by mixing it with electronic ... Read more...

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BJP dissociates itself from Sangma’s petition plan


July 25th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The BJP Wednesday dissociated itself from the petition Purno A. Sangma is planning to file in the Supreme Court against Pranab Mukherjee's election as ... Read more...

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Sangma’s team keeps option of moving apex court open


July 22nd, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) After losing to Pranab Mukherjee by a huge margin, opposition candidate P.A. Sangma Sunday said his team had kept open the option to approach ... Read more...

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Nitish may back Ansari as vice president (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 11 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is likely to back Hamid Ansari for a second term as vice president if the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) declares ... Read more...

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122 candidates file nominations for GTA polls


July 10th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, July 9 (IANS) A total of 122 candidates have filed nominations for the July 29 election to the 45-member Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), the new body for governing the ... Read more...

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Bengal institutions deny Team Sangma’s allegation


July 8th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) Even as presidential candidate P.A. Sangma's team claimed that UPA Pranab Mukherjee held two offices of profit in West Bengal when he filed nomination for ... Read more...

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Team Sangma to approach poll panel against Pranab’s nomination (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Presidential candidate P. Sangma's team has decided to approach the Election Commission against presidential poll returning officer V.K. Agnihotri's approval of UPA nominee Pranab ... Read more...

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Sangma to decide Thursday on petition against Mukherjee


July 5th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Opposition presidential candidate P.A. Sangma said Thursday that a final decision on filing a formal complaint against the approval of Pranab Mukherjee's nomination would ... Read more...

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Team Sangma may go to court against Pranab’s nomination


July 5th, 2012 - 5:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) After their demand to cancel presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee's nomination was rejected, the other contender for the post, P. Sangma, and his supporters plan ... Read more...

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Give details to Sangma, says poll panel on Pranab order


July 5th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The Election Commission Wednesday directed the returning officer for the presidential poll to give details of the scrutiny proceedings and the order rejecting ... Read more...

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Congress again appeals to Trinamool to support Pranab


July 5th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 4 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday made a fresh appeal to the Trinamool Congress to support United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee.The party also described the ... Read more...

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Pranab’s signature not forged: ISI


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 3 (IANS) The Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) Tuesday described as "untrue" the BJP's allegation that UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee's letter quitting as its chairperson was "fabricated"."This ... Read more...

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Vice presidential election Aug 7, says poll panel (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The election for India's next vice president will be held Aug 7, if required, the Election Commission announced Tuesday."VP election schedule has been announced. ... Read more...

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Pranab’s letter quitting Kolkata institute is forged: BJP


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The BJP Tuesday claimed that UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee's letter quitting as chairperson of the Kolkata-based Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) was "fabricated"."The resignation ... Read more...

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Sangma’s plea rejected, Mukherjee’s nomination accepted (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The nomination of ruling United Progressive Alliance candidate Pranab Mukherjee for the presidential poll was accepted Tuesday, and the plea by his opponent P.A ... Read more...

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Pranab’s nomination for presidential poll accepted


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Former finance minister Pranab Mukherjee's nomination for the presidential poll was accepted as valid Tuesday. He is the candidate of the ruling United ... Read more...

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‘Pranab resigned from Indian Statistical Institute June 20′


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Pranab Mukherjee had resigned as honorary chairman of the Indian Statistical Institute June 20, a week ahead of stepping down as finance minister and ... Read more...

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Pranab seeks Trinamool support


June 28th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Thursday again appealed to the Trinamool Congress to support his candidature for the country's top post.Mukherjee, ... Read more...

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Pranab files nomination for presidential election


June 28th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) candidate Pranab Mukherjee Thursday filed his nomination for the July 19 presidential poll. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress president Sonia ... Read more...

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Patnaik leaves for Delhi to back Sangma


June 27th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 27 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik left for New Delhi from here Wednesday to be present while former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma filed his nomination ... Read more...

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Geary bags seventh Daytime Emmy


June 25th, 2012 - 6:29 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 25 (IANS) Actor Anthony Geary has all the reasons to celebrate as he has bagged his seventh Daytime Emmy Award, making him the only actor to have ... Read more...

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EGoM on 2G spectrum deferred


June 21st, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) A crucial meeting of the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on telecom, headed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, which was to take place Thursday ... Read more...

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Maken questions AITA’s decision to pick one team


June 18th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Sports minister Ajay Maken Monday questioned All India Tennis Association's (AITA) decision to send only one men's doubles team to the London Olympics when ... Read more...

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NDA partners will decide on presidential issue: Sharad Yadav


June 15th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Janata Dal-United chief and National Democratic Alliance (NDA) convenor Sharad Yadav has said the alliance partners would sit together to decide their next move ... Read more...

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Global exposure has made Gulshan Grover more confident


June 15th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Actor Gulshan Grover, who has featured in over 400 films so far, says that exposure to international cinema has helped him hone his skills."I believe that ... Read more...

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In Rajya Sabha, Tendulkar to help other sports too (Second Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, who took oath Monday as a Rajya Sabha member, vowed to help other sports as well and said he would ... Read more...

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Russian government structure remains unchanged: Medvedev


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 23 (IANS) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said the structure of country' new government has remained virtually unchanged to keep up the pace, otherwise the Cabinet of Ministers ... Read more...

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Attempt political consensus on presidential candidate: Rajnath


May 21st, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 21 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajnath Singh Monday said the Congress-led UPA alliance should take the lead in attempting political consensus on a presidential candidate."We ... Read more...

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ICC board proposes Dave Richardson as CEO


May 10th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 10 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Board has proposed its General Manager (Cricket) Dave Richardson for the post of chief executive.The board has decided to recommend to ... Read more...

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Putin signs decree appointing Medvedev PM


May 8th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 8 (IANS) Russia's new President Vladimir Putin Tuesday signed a decree appointing Dmitry Medvedev as prime minister, within an hour after Russia's State Duma, or lower house of ... Read more...

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Shahid replaces Boman, Riteish as IIFA host?


May 5th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Actors Riteish Deshmukh and Boman Irani have been entertaining viewers their wit and coming timing as the hosts of the International Indian Film ... Read more...

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Rekha right behind, so Jaya to swap seat? (Second Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Actress-MP Jaya Bachchan has sought to change her seating arrangement in the Rajya Sabha after her one-time co-star Rekha was allotted a seat right ... Read more...

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Sachin says honoured by RS seat, but no politics


May 1st, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 1 (IANS) Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar Tuesday broke his silence over his Rajya Sabha nomination, saying he was honoured by the Indian government's offer but that he ... Read more...

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