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Bhupathi-Bopanna finish runners-up in Cincinnati


August 20th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Cincinnati, Aug 20 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna came up short against Robert Lindstedt and Horia Tecau in the men's doubles final at the Western and Southern ... Read more...

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Jamia Millia open to students’ union poll, court told


July 24th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Jamia Millia Islamia Tuesday informed the Delhi High Court that an experimental attempt could be made for holding elections to the students' union which ... Read more...

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Bhupen Hazarika’s picture to adorn London’s Nehru Centre


June 20th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 20 (IANS) A picture of Assam's late musical icon Bhupen Hazarika will be unveiled at the Nehru Centre, the cultural wing of the High Commission of India in ... Read more...

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Saddam Hussein’s secretary executed


June 7th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, June 7 (IANS) A secretary and close aide of Iraqi president Saddam Hussein has been executed after being convicted for genocide, the Iraqi justice ministry said Thursday.Abed Hamid Hamoud ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh farmers earn record money in paddy sale


February 25th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 25 (IANS) Farmers in India's leading rice producing state of Chhattisgarh earned a record Rs.6535 crore by selling their paddy to state government through co-operative societies this year, ... Read more...

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Anupam Kher to visit Bhupen Hazarika’s memorial


January 14th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Actor Anupam Kher is in Assam on a work trip, but he plans to take time out and visit late music maestro Bhupen Hazarika's ... Read more...

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Bhupen Hazarika’s cremation wish was not met


January 13th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 13 (IANS) Two months after his death, it appears that music maestro Bhupen Hazarika's last wish of getting his funeral rites performed by a select few individuals was ... Read more...

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Food inflation dips to -3.36 percent; RBI may cut rates (Roundup)


January 5th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) India's annual food inflation slipped into the negative for the first time in at least six years, official data showed Thursday as prices of ... Read more...

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Food inflation dips to -3.36 percent (Second lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) India's annual food inflation slipped into the negative for the first time in at least six years, official data showed Thursday as prices of ... Read more...

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Food inflation dips to low of minus 3.36 percent (Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) India's annual food inflation slipped into negative for the first time in "recent memory" as prices of vegetables, onions and potatoes fell sharply, official ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Food inflation dips to two-year low


January 5th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) India's annual food inflation slipped into negative for the first time in "recent memory" as prices of vegetables, onions and potatoes fell sharply, official ... Read more...

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Food inflation dips to 0.42 percent


December 29th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Due to sharp decline in the prices of onions, potatoes and vegetables, India's annual food inflation dropped sharply to 0.42 percent for the week ended ... Read more...

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Food inflation drops sharply to 1.81 percent


December 22nd, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) India's annual food inflation fell sharply to 1.81 percent for the week ended Dec 10 as compared to 4.35 percent in the previous week ... Read more...

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Food inflation falls to 39-month low of 6.6 percent


December 8th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) India's annual food inflation fell sharply to 6.60 percent for the week ended Nov 26, the lowest in nearly three-and-a-half years, as onion, potato, vegetables ... Read more...

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Food inflation falls to 8 percent; to drop further: Pranab (Lead)


December 1st, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) India's food inflation fell sharply to 8 percent for the week ended Nov 19 as compared to 9.01 percent in the previous week - ... Read more...

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Food inflation falls to 8 percent


December 1st, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) India's food inflation fell sharply to 8 percent for the week ended Nov 19 as compared to 9.01 percent in the previous week as onions, ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh eyes 5.5 mn tonnes paddy procurement


November 24th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 24 (IANS) Chhattisgarh, one of the country's leading paddy producing states, has set a procurement target of 5.5 million tonnes in the current season, an official said Thursday."Procurement ... Read more...

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Elephant dies at Chhattisgarh zoo


November 24th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 23 (IANS) Days after a tigress was found killed in a Chhattisgarh sanctuary, an elephant died at a zoo in Bilaspur district, forest officials said Wednesday.A post-mortem report ... Read more...

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Inflation will slow by March, says Pranab; opposition flays claim (Roundup)


November 22nd, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Tuesday inflation would come down to 6-7 percent by the end of the current fiscal and to a "more ... Read more...

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Pakistan waits for Indian response over judicial panel


November 20th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Pakistan is waiting for India to identify the place for holding the proceedings of its judicial commission that would interview witnesses connected with the 26/11 ... Read more...

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India’s food inflation declines further, still in double digits


November 17th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) India's food inflation declined for the second consecutive week at 10.63 percent for the week ended Nov 5, but still continued to be in ... Read more...

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US jobless levels at 7-month low


November 11th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 10 (IANS) The number of people in US initially applying for unemployment aid last week has hit the lowest level in seven months, a positive sign for the ... Read more...

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Three arrested for robbing, killing man


November 10th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Three men who murdered a restaurant employee after robbing him last week have been arrested, police said Wednesday.Ehteshyamuddin, 19, Tarun, 21, Mohd. Irfan, 24 were ... Read more...

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Nepali president meets visiting Chinese leader


November 8th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 7 (IANS) Nepali President Ram Baran Yadav met visiting Chinese leader Liu Qi in Kathmandu Monday.Yadav said the Nepali government firmly adheres to One-China policy and will not ... Read more...

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Three arrested for murder


November 7th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) A man has been arrested along with his two accomplices for murdering his cousin's nephew over a land dispute, police said Monday. A search is ... Read more...

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400 kg hashish seized in Afghanistan


November 6th, 2011 - 4:03 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Around 400 kg of hashish has been seized in Afghanistan's southern province of Helmand by the interior ministry, police said.Smugglers made an armed resistance ... Read more...

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Mandeep Bevli out of ‘Bigg Boss 5′


November 6th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 5 (IANS) News anchor Mandeep Bevli Saturday became the latest contestant to get evicted from the fifth season of reality show "Bigg Boss". She admits her stay was ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Dhumal keeps date with fair, for long tenure


November 6th, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 5 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal reached Sirmaur district late Saturday to participate in the decades old annual Renuka fair attending which, according to a ... Read more...

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Syria releases 553 prisoners ahead of Eid


November 6th, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Nov 5 (IANS) The Syrian government released Saturday a total of 553 prisoners arrested during the seven-month-long unrest on the occasion of the Muslim holiday of Eid-ul-Adha, the state-run ... Read more...

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Iran says IAEA’s documents on its missile programme ‘baseless’


November 6th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 5 (IANS) Iran's Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi said Saturday the documents of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on his country's missile programme are "unfounded and baseless"."The alleged ... Read more...

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Saudi king names new defence minister


November 6th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Nov 5 (IANS) Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud appointed Prince Salman, the governor of Riyadh province, as the kingdom's new defence and aviation minister, following the death ... Read more...

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Nepal Army to use helicopter to rescue stranded tourists


November 6th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 5 (IANS) Nepal Army agreed Saturday to use its MI-17 helicopter to rescue stranded foreign tourists in northeastern Nepal.More than 100 flights have been cancelled due to bad ... Read more...

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4 security men killed in Pakistan rocket attack


November 5th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 5 (IANS) At least four security personnel were killed and five others injured in a rocket attack launched Saturday by unknown militants in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of ... Read more...

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Free chapatis of fortified wheat flour at Pushkar Fair


November 5th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Pushkar (Rajasthan), Nov 5 (IANS) Chapatis made of fortified wheat flour and pulses are being served free to generate awareness on nutrition at Rajasthan's annual Pushkar Fair, presently underway in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Woman burns mother to death for property, held


November 5th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Nov 5 (IANS) A woman was arrested for burning her 65-year-old widowed mother to death for taking control of her property in Rajasthan's Jodhpur city, police said Saturday.Kalpana Devi, ... Read more...

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