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Anna’s decision to break off shocking, says Kejriwal


September 20th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Anti-corruption activist Arvind Kejriwal Thursday described as "shocking, unbelievable and sad" Anna Hazare's decision to break with his former Team Anna members and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Wendell Rodricks closes boutique to protest illegal mining


September 17th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 14 (IANS) Green activists have welcomed ace designer Wendell Rodricks' move to close down a boutique in a five-star resort which was run in collaboration with a company ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Nehru Cup: India look to continue winning ways against Maldives


August 24th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) India will look to continue their winning ways when they take on South Asian rivals Maldives in the Nehru Cup football tournament here Saturday.Both teams ... Read more...

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Chidambaram can’t escape political onus of 2G decisions: BJP (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The BJP said Friday that Finance Minister P. Chidambaram was party to all the decisions on spectrum pricing as finance minister in 2008 and ... Read more...

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Ensure return of northeast people: Arun Jaitley


August 17th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley Friday said it was the responsibility of all political parties, state governments and communities to ensure ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Disbanding Team Anna was collective decision, say members (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) While some of its members appeared perplexed over the disbanding of Team Anna, an official statement of the group Monday said the decision was ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Gowri Putra’ - an average affair (Kannada Movie Review)


July 28th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Film: Gowri Putra; Cast: Akshay, Nikitha Tukral, Nagashekhar, Niveditha, Roopika, Ramesh Bhat, Sihi Kahi Geetha, Pawan and Manasi; Direction and screenplay: Manjunath M. Maskal Matti, Producer: Sowmyasri; Music: Milind Dharmasena; Cinematography: ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

I’m sad if a good film flops: Tusshar Kapoor


July 21st, 2012 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) When a bad film doesn't work, it doesn't upset Tusshar Kapoor. But when a genuinely good film fails to get the right response at the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sonia puts onus of larger role on Rahul


July 18th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Rahul Gandhi has to decide for himself if he wants to play a larger role in the Congress and the government, party president and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BJP dislikes minorities: Vaghela (Lead)


July 4th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) dislikes minorities and would like them to go to Pakistan, Congress leader Shankarsinh Vaghela said Wednesday, a day after ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BJP dislikes minorities: Shankarsinh Vaghela


July 4th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) dislikes minorities and would like them to go to Pakistan, Congress leader Shankarsinh Vaghela said Wednesday, a day after ... Read more...

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Pranab survives Sangma googly; BJP waves ‘fabricated’ letter (Roundup) (With images)


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday managed to survive his opponent Purno A. Sangma's bid to get him out of the race on the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pranab’s letter quitting Kolkata institute fabricated: BJP (Lead) (With Images)


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:44 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...

Posted in Politics |

Narine delighted with form in wake of England slump


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale (Florida), July 3 (IANS/CMC) Exciting off-spinner Sunil Narine says he has banished the demons of the England tour and is happy to be back in form for the West ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

DDA ordered to pay Rs.3,000 damages to RTI applicant


May 30th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Central Information Commission has directed the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to hand out a compensation of Rs.3000 to an RTI applicant for providing ... Read more...

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Hilfenhaus made the difference: Hussey


May 13th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) While heaping praise on Ben Hilfenhaus whose spell of 3 for 14 spearheaded Chennai Super Kings' victory over Delhi Daredevils here Saturday, fellow-Aussie Michael Hussey said ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Industry welcomes GAAR deferral


May 7th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) India Inc. Monday welcomed the government's decision to defer implementation of the General Anti-Avoidance Rules (GAAR) by a year."We are happy that the suggestions made ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Parenting moving towards mutual growth, freedom


April 15th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Do your homework, eat whatever is on the table and don't ever try to be naughty. Parenting has moved beyond the reprimands and stern etiquette ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

India should stop the West: Sri Lankan daily


March 24th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 24 (IANS) A leading Sri Lankan daily Saturday urged India to stop the West from enforcing its "hidden agenda", after a US resolution on rights abuses in the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rahul not to be blamed for UP poll debacle: Joshi (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) With the Congress nowhere near power in Uttar Pradesh, the party Tuesday sprung to the defence of its chief campaigner Rahul Gandhi, with state party ... Read more...

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Rahul did a brilliant job: Rita Bahuguna Joshi


March 6th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) With the Congress nowhere near power in Uttar Pradesh, the party sprung to its chief campaigner Rahul Gandhi's defence Tuesday with state party chief Rita ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US Senate defeats birth control amendment


March 2nd, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) The Democratic controlled US Senate Thursday defeated a Republican sponsored amendment to turn back parts of President Barack Obama's healthcare reform.The amendment, introduced by Republican ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Aniston plans to settle down


February 28th, 2012 - 2:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 28 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston is reportedly planning to get married to beau Justin Theroux by the end of this year.The 43-year-old actress has apparently told friends ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Onus on Mizoram to take back tribal refugees: Tripura


February 26th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 25 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar Saturday put the onus of taking back the 37,000 Reang tribal refugees on the Mizoram government, and called on the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Unfair to criticise fielding team for mankading: Dhoni


February 25th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 25 (IANS) India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni Saturday made his stand clear against putting the onus on fielding captain when an appeal is made for "mankading" a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Iran should cooperate with IAEA : UN chief


February 18th, 2012 - 2:24 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Feb 18 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Friday that Iran should fully cooperate with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to clarify controversial aspects of the country's nuclear ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Yuki advances; Vishnu flatters to deceive (Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 2 (IANS) Vishnu Vardhan raised visions of another massive upset win following Yuki Bhambri's 6-2, 6-3 rout of higher ranked Karol Beck, but blew five match-points and ... Read more...

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Onus on government to pass Lokpal bill: Kiran Bedi


December 30th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Team Anna Friday blamed the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) for the failure to pass the Lokpal bill in the Rajya Sabha and said the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mamata defends fire department inaction on AMRI


December 14th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 14 (IANS) Defending the fire department's inaction after the AMRI hospital failed to honour an affidavit for removing combustible material from its basement, West Bengal Chief Minister ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Hang Afzal call grows loud, nation remembers ‘martyrs’ (Roundup)


December 13th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The government Tuesday put the onus on President Pratibha Patil for a final decision on parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's hanging as the nation ... Read more...

Posted in National |

‘SAFF Cup for U-23 if seniors get 12 internationals’


December 12th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) India striker Sunil Chettri said Sunday that the SAFF Cup football tournament should be made a under-23 affair only if the senior team is assured ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India’s biggest grain warehouse in Punjab soon


December 10th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 10 (IANS) The biggest warehouse in the country to store food grain will be constructed in Punjab, a minister said here Saturday."Punjab has been permitted to construct a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UPA-opposition wedge widens in parliament (Roundup)


November 23rd, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) As an aggressive opposition forced the adjournment of both houses of parliament without transacting much business on the winter session's second day Wednesday over ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sushma blames wrong UPA policies for price rise


November 20th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj Sunday blamed the "wrong policies" of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) for rising prices and accused Prime ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Content creators can help curb piracy: E&Y;


November 20th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The entertainment world, social media and electronics manufacturers coming together on the same page and using technology can help curb piracy of intellectual property ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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