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Delhi sets up panel to check waterlogging


September 5th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The city government Wednesday informed the Delhi High Court that it has constitute a 15-member co-ordination committee to find solutions to the problem of waterlogging ... Read more...

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Not under any pressure, asserts Chavan


July 26th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) A day after the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party stand-off was resolved, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Thursday dismissed contentions that he was under pressure from his own ... Read more...

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NCP unhappy in Maharashtra also


July 21st, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Firing another salvo at the Congress, the NCP Saturday claimed that it was unhappy with it in Maharashtra too, and alleged the party was "not consulted" ... Read more...

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Delhi lawyers observe strike on bar council’s call


July 11th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) City lawyers Wednesday joined the two-day strike called by the Bar Council of India (BCI) to protest a proposed legislation that could affect its autonomy ... Read more...

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Coast Guard opens third station in Maharashtra


March 22nd, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, March 22 (IANS) As part of the ongoing efforts to strengthen coastal security, the Indian Coast Guard inaugurated its third station in Maharashtra at Dahanu in Thane district here ... Read more...

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Maoists’ material for rocket launchers seized in Raipur (Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 5 (IANS) Around 80 boxes packed with raw material for making rocket launchers and mortars, suspected to be meant for use by Maoists, were recovered from a warehouse ... Read more...

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Delhi’s lower court lawyers to strike work Jan 20


January 19th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Delhi lawyers will observe a strike Jan 20 as part of the Bar Council of India's nationwide protest against two bills, said the Delhi Bar ... Read more...

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Indian Coast Guard rescue two Australian sailors


October 19th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard yesterday rescued two Australian sailors stranded on a sailing yacht, around 158 nautical miles off Mumbai, while on a voyage from Dubai ... Read more...

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Pawar aide alleges victimisation in Goa


September 10th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 10 (IANS) Prafulla Hede, a mine owner and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar's aide in Goa, Saturday accused the Congress-led coalition government of victimising him for ... Read more...

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Goa tourism gives up hope on Wendell Rodricks’ designs


September 6th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 6 (IANS) Internationally renowned fashion designer Wendell Rodricks' busy schedule and "co-ordination issues" have forced the Goa tourism department to give up hopes of getting slick uniforms for ... Read more...

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Lawyers plan strike Wednesday on Hazare’s arrest


August 16th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Proceedings in Delhi courts are likely to be hit with lawyers in all the six district court complexes deciding to strike work Wednesday to ... Read more...

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Iran’s ‘no’ delays Merkel trip to India (Lead)


May 31st, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel's flight to India was delayed Tuesday as Iran refused it permission to fly over the country, the German government said.Merkel's plane was ... Read more...

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Did Iran deny passage to Merkel’s plane?


May 31st, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel's flight to India was delayed Tuesday as Iran's government allegedly refused it permission to fly over the country.Merkel's plane was forced to ... Read more...

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Why can’t UPA dismiss Mayawati government, asks BJP (Lead)


May 12th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 12 (IANS) Terming Congress MP Rahul Gandhi's sit-in to support farmers as a "drama", Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vinay Katiyar Thursday said if the Gandhi scion ... Read more...

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Japanese envoy calls on C.P. Joshi


May 3rd, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): Japanese Ambassador to India Akitaka Saiki called on Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Dr. C.P. Joshi here on Tuesday.He informed the minister about the construction ... Read more...

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IAEA declares Pak nuclear programme as safe


April 26th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 26(ANI): The International Atomic Energy Agency has declared Pakistan's nuclear programme as safe and secure.Talking on the sidelines of the "International seminar on nuclear safety and security" held in Islamabad ... Read more...

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EU awaits UN approval for deploying military forces in Libya


April 19th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 18 (ANI): The European Union is awaiting the United Nations' approval to a "concept of operations" document that they have developed for deployment of military forces in Libya.Around 1,000 ... Read more...

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Maken apologises to 1960 football heroes for shabby treatment


April 14th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Sports minister Ajay Maken Thursday apologised to the 1960 Olympic football heroes as some of the former players had to pay for dinner after their ... Read more...

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Virgin Galactic ‘hiring world’s first pilot-astronauts for private spacecrafts’


April 13th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 13 (ANI): Virgin Galactic is hiring the world's first pilot-astronauts to fly passengers into space on the WhiteKnightTwo and SpaceShipTwo spacecrafts, which are currently undergoing flight tests.The spacecrafts, built to ... Read more...

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Orissa’s IT minister toils to ‘complete studies’


March 19th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 19 (IANS) Every night as the clock strikes 11, Ramesh Chandra Majhi buries himself in books. The next two hours see rapid fluttering of pages and hectic note ... Read more...

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Iran to compete in 2012 London Olympics despite logo complaints


March 13th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 13 (ANI): Iran has indicated that its athletes would compete in the 2012 Olympics in London despite complaining that the Games logo resembles the word "Zion".Last month, Iran had ... Read more...

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Border officials of India, Bangladesh discuss security issues in Delhi


March 12th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 12 (ANI): Border officials of India and Bangladesh met for the 33rd Border Co-ordination Conference here to discuss security issues and measuresAddressing a news conference on Saturday, Border Security ... Read more...

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World cannot “stand aside” and allow violence to continue in Libya: Cameron


March 9th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 9 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron has said that the world cannot "stand aside" and allow violence to continue in Libya, and insisted that the global leaders should ... Read more...

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Abducted Bengal cop untraced


March 6th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 6 (IANS) A police constable, suspected to have been abducted by Maoists in West Bengal's West Midnapore district, remained untraced for the third day, police said Sunday."Search operations ... Read more...

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Algerian premier to lift emergency


February 17th, 2011 - 5:57 am ICT by IANS
Algiers, Feb 17 (IANS) Amid massive protests and calls for change of regime, Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia has agreed to lift the state of emergency that has been enforced since 1992."The ... Read more...

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‘PML-Q, MQM agree to join hands in Pakistan’s national interest’


February 14th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 14(ANI): Pakistan's leading opposition parties the Pakistan Muslim League (Q) and the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) have agreed on a new working relationship for national unity.According to the Daily Times, ... Read more...

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Public-private model needed to build houses for the poor


February 11th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 11 (IANS) With growing urbanisation in India, there is a need for public-private partnerships to provide affordable housing to the poor, an official said Friday."Along with the public authorities, private ... Read more...

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Inter-state police meet decides on sharing information


January 29th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 28 (IANS) Senior police officials from Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Uttarakhand and Jammu and Kashmir participated in a meeting here Friday to ensure better co-ordination and sharing of information ... Read more...

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Containers at ports pose security threat: Navy official


January 21st, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) A large number of containers handled daily at ports pose a great security threat to the country, a naval officer said Friday."About 96 percent of the country's trade ... Read more...

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Sabarimala stampede: Kerala govt to submit report before High Court


January 21st, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 21 (ANI): Kerala Home Secretary Jaya Kumar will today file before the High Court a report on Sabarimala stampede, where 102 pilgrims lost their lives at Pullmedu in Idukki district ... Read more...

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Saris: Hot And Back In Vogue Like Never Before


January 17th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Saris are back in vogue. Well, not that they were ever totally out of it though.However, with the trend to try on more and more variations in the traditional garment ... Read more...

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Bike test accurate key to Parkinson’s diagnosis


January 7th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 7 (IANS) Researchers have found that the ability to ride a bicycle is way cheaper and more precise in diagnosing Parkinson's than a battery of tests. Neurologists from Parkinson ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Koffee With Karan 3: Amitabh Bachchan, Shweta Bachchan Nanda Deadly Combo


December 27th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
'Koffee with Karan 3' was at its best this Sunday as the megastar Amitabh Bachchan and his very elegant daughter Shweta Bachchan Nanda were invited on the couch to share ... Read more...

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Free ambulance service starts in Himachal Pradesh


December 26th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Hemant ChauhanShimla, Dec.26 (ANI): Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal flagged off the free ambulance service over the weekend.Dhumal flagged off a contingent of 50 ambulances, which would be ... Read more...

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Evidence of wrongdoings in 2G spectrum grant: Apex court (Lead)


December 16th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday said there was prima facie evidence of wrongdoings in the grant of 2G spectrum licences in 2008 and that of dual use technology ... Read more...

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