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Tiger cub dies, two others critical


August 29th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 29 (IANS) The Patna Zoological Park had reason to celebrate in July after tigress Swarna gave birth to three cubs. Just a month later, however, there is a ... Read more...

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BJP replaces Gowda with Shettar in Karnataka (Roundup)


July 8th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, July 8 (IANS) Buckling under mounting pressure from B.S. Yeddyurappa, the BJP Sunday said D.V. Sadananda Gowda was being replaced as the Karnataka chief minister by Rural ... Read more...

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Shettar is Karnataka’s new chief minister (Evening Lead)


July 8th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, July 8 (IANS) Desperate to prevent a split in the party and save its government in Karnataka, the BJP Sunday announced that Rural Development Minister Jagadish Shettar ... Read more...

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Kashmiri artists and ghazal lovers mourn Mehdi Hassan


June 13th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 13 (IANS) As the news of Mehdi Hassan's death spread in Kashmir Wednesday, a pall of gloom descended on the artistic fraternity and ghazal lovers here.Mir Muneer, a ... Read more...

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Tibetan from India among US shooting victims


April 4th, 2012 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) A recent Tibetan immigrant from India, the latest identified victim of Monday's shooting rampage at a small California university, worked for five years in the education ... Read more...

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Goa’s carnival festivities in limbo due to polls


February 9th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 9 (IANS) The March 3 Goa assembly polls have cast a pall of uncertainty over the famed carnival festivities.A poll official in the state said repeated reminders sent ... Read more...

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Kishenji’s family wants his body for last rites


November 25th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 25 (IANS) They had not seen him for over three decades but top Maoist leader Kishenji's family members have appealed to the government to hand over his ... Read more...

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Pall of gloom in Assam after news of Hazarika’s death


November 5th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 5 (IANS) A pall of gloom descended over Assam Saturday with the news of music maestro Bhupen Hazarika's demise coming in."I feel as if I have lost my ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Seven billionth baby’s dad wants her to be a doctor


October 31st, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mal (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 31 (IANS) Ajai Kumar, the proud father of Nargis - the girl child who was Monday announced as the world's seven billionth baby - wants his ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Head over heart for Indian parents


October 10th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Indian parents want their children to have sharper brains as against the global parental preference of a healthy heart, a survey said Monday.Conducted by global ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Delhi gets first family clinic on Britain’s NHS model


October 8th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Family doctors might make a comeback in the country with Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Saturday launching the first-of-its-kind family health clinic based on Britain's ... Read more...

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Bihar village in gloom as Anna supporter succumbs to burns


August 29th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 29 (IANS) A pall of gloom descended on Bihar's Sarfuddinpur village Monday after news of the death of its resident Dinesh Yadav, who set himself ablaze last ... Read more...

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Pakistan guilty of not using culture to tackle terror: Daily


August 25th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) Pakistan's policymakers are guilty of not using cultural tools to ward off dangerous tendencies, "terrorism being the ugliest of them all", a leading daily said Thursday."Policymakers ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Gloom and relief in BJP; Congress, JD-S jubilant


July 28th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 28 (IANS) The B.S. Yeddyurappa camp was glum while the rest of the Bharatiya Janata Party felt relieved. The opposition was jubilant. It was a mix of ... Read more...

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Husain’s special relationship with Hyderabad


June 9th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 9 (IANS) Renowned artist M.F. Husain, who died in London Thursday, had a special relationship with this southern city. Not only did he relish his stays here, Cinema ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Four Andhra students killed in US road accident


May 9th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 9 (IANS) Four students from Andhra Pradesh were killed and one was injured in a car crash in the US, according to information reaching their families here Monday.The ... Read more...

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Ranchi boy dies in US, parents suspect murder


May 8th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 8 (IANS) A Ranchi boy studying in Nebraska in the US was found dead on a rail track in Chicago on April 4. His family here says they ... Read more...

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Dorjee Khandu’s body brought to Itanagar, last rites Friday (Lead)


May 5th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 5 (IANS) Six days after the helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu crashed, the bodies of the five victims were retrieved Thursday from the snow-capped ... Read more...

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Tribals find crashed chopper, Khandu’s mutilated body (Night Lead)


May 4th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 4 (IANS) After four days of search by over 3,000 security forces and choppers, it was finally a group of tribals who Wednesday found the wreckage of ... Read more...

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Crash site found, Khandu body identified (Afternoon Lead)


May 4th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 4 (IANS) Family members Wednesday reached the site of the helicopter crash and identified the body of Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu but the other four bodies ... Read more...

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Bengali singer Biman Mukhopaddhyay passes away


March 16th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 16 (IANS) Renowned Bengali Singer Biman Mukhopaddhyay passed away Wednesday at a nursing home in North Kolkata. He was 81.He breathed his last Wednesday afternoon and was admitted ... Read more...

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Congress wins Chandigarh mayor poll by one vote


January 1st, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 1 (IANS) The ruling Congress Saturday managed to scrape through in the crucial election for the mayor of Chandigarh.Congress candidate Ravinder Pall Singh won by just one vote, defeating ... Read more...

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Indian student killed in US (Second Lead)


December 26th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Washington, Dec 26 (IANS) A 22-year-old Indian student hailing from Andhra Pradesh, who was working part time at a convenience store in the US, was shot dead by robbers, his family and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian student shot dead in US (Lead)


December 26th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Washington, Dec 26 (IANS) An Indian student hailing from Andhra Pradesh has been shot dead during a robbery at a convenience store in the US, his family and US media reportS said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Andhra student shot dead in US


December 26th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 26 (IANS) A student hailing from Andhra Pradesh has been shot dead in the US by unidentified robbers, his family said.Elaprolu Jayachandra, 22, was shot dead by unidentified robbers at ... Read more...

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Delhi building collapse shatters dreams in Bengal village (Lead, superseding earlier story)


November 19th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Malda/Murshidabad (West Bengal), Nov 19 (IANS) A phone call from her grandson Biswajit was the last time that Ashalata Halder heard from him. Two days later, Ashalata was shattered to learn that ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Delhi building collapse shatters dreams in Bengal village


November 19th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Malda/Murshidabad (West Bengal), Nov 19 (IANS) A phone call from Biswajit Halder was the last time that Ashalata Halder got to interact with her 25-year-old grandson. After days of agonising over the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Punjab hooch deaths rise to 18


October 29th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hoshiarpur (Punjab), Oct 29 (IANS) The number of deaths from consumption of spurious country liquor in Punjab's Hoshiarpur district has gone up to 18, police officials said here Friday.Six more people, including ... Read more...

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British tourist feared drowned in Nepal lake


October 19th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 19 (IANS) A 48-year-old British tourist is feared to have drowned in a Nepal lake after workers failed to find him even a day after his boat accident.The ... Read more...

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Traditional ‘Sindur Khela’ held to bid farewell to Goddess Durga in Tripura


October 17th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Oct. 17 (ANI): A pall of gloom overwhelmed Tripura, as Durga Puja festivities reached its last day, Mahadashmi, here on Sunday.It is believed that the Goddess Durga returns to 'Kailash' mountain ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Eid already in released cop Ehsan Khan’s village


September 6th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 6 (IANS) Smiles returned to the faces of the wife and 80-year-old father of Ehsan Khan Monday and hundreds of people gathered near their home in Jharkhand when TV footage ... Read more...

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Family gloomy as no trace of ‘freed’ cops


September 5th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 5 (IANS) The family of Ehsan Khan was happy Sunday morning when the news came that the Maoists had released him and the other two abducted Bihar policemen, but a ... Read more...

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Brazil: Where football is a passion, religion and unifier (Comment)


July 3rd, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Rajendra K. Aneja "You are not a Brazilian. So, you do not know what football means to us," admonished my friend Elaisa. Brazil had conceded a goal to France in the first ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

81 arrested in South Africa as protests continue


May 27th, 2010 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, May 26 (DPA) A wave of strikes and protests continued Wednesday in South Africa with police arresting 81 striking workers in the Eastern Cape province during a violent demonstration, a little ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Volcanic ash cloud may return and disrupt air-travel in UK


May 16th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, May 16 (ANI): The volcanic ash cloud that threw the European aviation industry out of gear is showing signs of returning, as it had most recently disrupted flights in Scotland.The current ... Read more...

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