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Walmart fails to open shop in New York


September 21st, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) Walmart's plans to open a store in New York city has suffered a setback because of opposition from liberals and small store owners.Walmart, the world's ... Read more...

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Mulayam says will support UPA to keep out communal forces


September 21st, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Friday came to the rescue of the ruling UPA coalition, which was reduced to a minority following the ... Read more...

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Strike was on genuine issues, got people’s support: Mamata


September 21st, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee Thursday said people across the country supported the all India shutdown called by the opposition as ... Read more...

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Congress should seek people’s verdict on FDI: Mamata


September 20th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Asserting that the Congress should seek people's verdict before pursuing "unrealistic, anti-people" policies like FDI in retail and hiking diesel prices, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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After Congress, Left accuses Trinamool of double standards on FDI


September 20th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Accusing Trinamool Congress of double standards on the issue of retail FDI, West Bengal Left Front chairman Biman Bose Thursday said the Mamata Banerjee-led party had ... Read more...

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Bengal to make law to punish striking transporters


September 20th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) The West Bengal government Thursday said it was planning to bring in a stringent law to rein in errant transport operators. Under the law, the operators ... Read more...

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India allows FDI in multi-brand retail


September 14th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Just a day after announcing the steepest ever hike in diesel price, the government Friday took another politically contentious decision of allowing overseas investments ... Read more...

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Messi and Higuain are little girls, mocks Peru defender


September 14th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 14 (IANS) Peru defender Carlos Zambrano has labelled Argentina stars Lionel Messi and Gonzalo Higuain "little girls" following the teams' 1-1 draw in Tuesday's World Cup ... Read more...

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Mamata mouths lies, says CPI-M leader


September 13th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Accusing West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of misleading the people of the state, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Gautam Deb Thursday said the ... Read more...

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Teenaged couple commits suicide in Delhi


September 12th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) In a tragic incident, a teenaged couple - both school students and apparently in a relationship - ended their lives Wednesday by jumping to death ... Read more...

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Girl gangraped in Patna boys’ hostel


September 12th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 12 (IANS) A 20-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped in a boys' hostel in the Bihar capital, police said Wednesday.The girl was gangraped by three youths in a boys' ... Read more...

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UPA regime lacks clear cut policies, direction: Mulayam Singh


September 11th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) Launching a strong attack on the UPA government, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Tuesday said it lacked in clear cut policies and direction and ... Read more...

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Have high regard for Mamata, says Mulayam


September 11th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) Lavishing praise on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Tuesday said he had high regard for her "many good ... Read more...

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IAC supporters disrupt Scindia’s meeting


September 11th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 11 (IANS) Supporters of India Against Corruption (IAC) Tuesday clashed with Congress workers during a press meeting being held by union Minister of State for Commerce and ... Read more...

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Kudankulam stir has foreign backing: Shinde


September 10th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Against the backdrop of activists renewing their opposition to the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu, Home Minister Shushilkumar Shinde Monday said the ... Read more...

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Over 1,200 now down with dengue in Bengal


September 10th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 10 (IANS) The dengue outbreak in West Bengal has now affected over 1,200 people though the number of deaths remains at five, according to state health department ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb wants mass protest against Trinamool


September 9th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Arambagh (West Bengal), Sep 9 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader and former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Sunday called for mass resistance against the "atrocities" against his ... Read more...

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Over 1,000 now down with dengue in Bengal


September 8th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) The dengue outbreak in West Bengal has affected over 1,000 people though the number of deaths remains at five, according to state health department data ... Read more...

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CAG, government on same page: Kamal Nath (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath Wednesday said the Congress-led UPA government and the country's official auditor were on the "same page" on the issue ... Read more...

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Syria releases 225 detainees


September 1st, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, Sep 1 (IANS) The Syrian government Saturday released a total of 225 detainees who were arrested during the 18-month-old unrest but were not involved in acts of homicide acts, ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill delayed, select committee to give report in winter session


August 31st, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Bringing further delay to the passage of the anti-graft Lokpal bill, the term of the select committee of Rajya Sabha, which is looking into ... Read more...

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BJP has saved democracy, says Yashwant Sinha


August 29th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Retorting to union Communications Minister Kapil Sibal's comment that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was "destroying democracy", the BJP asserted Wednesday that the party ... Read more...

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Resign on moral grounds, BJP tells PM


August 27th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to accept moral responsibility for alleged irregularities in coal blocks allocations and demanded ... Read more...

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Wipro to expand Kolkata project


August 27th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 27 (IANS) Wipro Technologies will expand its campus in Kolkata, Chairman Azim Premji said Monday but refused to comment on the company's proposed special economic zone (SEZ) ... Read more...

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CAG observation on coal block allocation disputable, says PM


August 27th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Terming the observations of the CAG on coal block allocation as "disputable", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said these will be challenged in the ... Read more...

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Russia calls for political dialogue in Syria


August 25th, 2012 - 6:59 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 25 (IANS) Moscow has called for a political dialogue between the Syrian government and the opposition, and it supports a peaceful settlement of the prolonged crisis in the ... Read more...

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Kyrgyz president sacks government


August 24th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bishkek, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kyrgyzstan President Almazbek Atambayev signed a decree Friday sacking the government, the state press service said.The move followed a break-up of the majority coalition in ... Read more...

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India will be tough opposition: Maldives coach


August 24th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Maldives' coach Istvan Urbanyi said their next match in the Nehru Cup foortball tournament against India Saturday would be a difficult one.The Maldives Thursday ... Read more...

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Patnaik rejects centre’s claim on coal bidding


August 23rd, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 23 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday said his state had been seeking auction-based bidding for allocation of mineral resources including coal.Patnaik's statement came a day ... Read more...

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Syrian government planning talks with opposition : Russia


August 22nd, 2012 - 5:45 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 22 (IANS) The Syrian government is preparing for an immediate political dialogue with the opposition, according to Russian Foreign Ministry.During his talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov ... Read more...

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Jharkhand government under pressure to drop minister


August 21st, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 21 (IANS) The BJP-led Jharkhand government is under pressure from the opposition to drop its agriculture minister, Satyanand Jha Batul, after a woman claimed she was his wife ... Read more...

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Jozy Altidore confident about Anzhi clash


August 20th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) AZ Alkmaar striker Jozy Altidore is confident that his team will be able to cope with Anzhi's Samuel Eto'o in their Europa League playoff first ... Read more...

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Sex doll river race banned in Russia


August 20th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian authorities have banned an annual river race involving competitors gliding down the water on their inflatable sex dolls.The Bubble Baba Challenge-2012 was banned because ... Read more...

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Efforts on to revive terrorism in Tripura: Sarkar


August 15th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 15 (IANS) Surrendered militants, separatist outfits and a section of the opposition are conspiring to revive militancy in Tripura, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said Wednesday ."Although the Bangladesh ... Read more...

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HS2 route should be moved to M40 corridor


August 13th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An train expert in Britain said that the route of HS2 train should be linked from London to Birmingham. He claimed that this should be done because ... Read more...

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