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Strike in India’s oldest women’s college


July 13th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 13 (IANS) The entire teaching and administrative faculty of St. Bede's, the country's oldest all-women college in the Himachal Pradesh capital, have gone on strike over reduction ... Read more...

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‘No parking’ for Chandigarh freeloaders (Chandigarh Newsletter)


June 2nd, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 2 (IANS) Chandigarh's VIP freeloaders, who were unwilling to cough up a paltry sum of Rs.5 for parking their luxury cars in the city, have been grounded ... Read more...

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Setback for Ghai in land allocation row (Second Lead)


April 4th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) In a setback for filmmaker Subhash Ghai, the Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed an appeal by his Mukta Arts Ltd challenging a Bombay High Court verdict ... Read more...

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Complaints of growing abuse by placement agencies in Delhi


July 3rd, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A 14-year-old girl is raped by the owner of a placement agency who "bought" her from her relatives for a paltry sum for being employed ... Read more...

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President Patil’s intervention gets job for injured woman footballer


March 24th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Mar 24 (ANI): Taking serious note of former Indian women's football team vice captain Madhu Kumari's plight, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil has intervened and helped her ... Read more...

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Serial killer arrested in Ahmedabad


March 5th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 4 (IANS) The chance questioning of a man driving an auto-rickshaw has led to the arrest of a serial killer who has murdered four people in Ahmedabad for ... Read more...

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Mayawati absent at chief ministers meet, demands central aid


February 1st, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 1 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati once again stayed away from the chief minister's meet on internal security in New Delhi Tuesday but reiterated that her state was neglected ... Read more...

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61 per cent Pak lawmakers, including PM, don’t pay any income tax!


December 22nd, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 22 (ANI): A whopping 61 per cent of lawmakers in the Senate, National Assembly and Provincial Assemblies do not pay any income tax, and of the remaining 39 percent, only ... Read more...

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Bhopal’s toxic reality - 26 years and still hurting


December 1st, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Shahnawaz Akhtar Bhopal, Dec 1 (IANS) Another year, another anniversary, another round of protests. But the thousands of survivors of the world's worst industrial disaster are unwilling to give up the ... Read more...

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‘Jhootha Hi Sahi’ Collects More Than ‘Rakta Charitra’ At Box Office


October 27th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): While Rakta Charitra may have scored over Jhootha Hi Sahi during the opening weekend, the latest verdict from Bollywood says that the John Abraham starrer has ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas victims demanded more compensation


June 24th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Terming the increased compensation announced by the government as insufficient, about 700 Bhopal gas tragedy survivors Thursday held a protest at Jantar Mantar here to demand ... Read more...

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Gail Posner Bequeaths Wealth To Conchita- Her Dog!


June 18th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 18, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The famous heiress Gail Posner startled the world by bequeathing the majority of her riches to her dogs. She had been inordinately fond ... Read more...

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A.Raja should quit or be sacked immediately: CPI-M


May 20th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Thursday asked Communication and IT Minister A. Raja, who is facing an enquiry into the 2G spectrum scam, to quit immediately. ... Read more...

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Trial opens in murder of marathon kid’s coach


September 1st, 2009 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 1 (IANS) The trial in the murder of judo coach Biranchi Das, the foster father and coach to marathon sensation kid Budhia Singh, began Tuesday in a fast track court ... Read more...

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They fought for India’s freedom, now they battle penury


August 14th, 2009 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Bangalore, Aug 14 (IANS) As teenagers, they were inspired by the call of Mahatma Gandhi and took part in India's independence movement. Now, 62 years later, Karnataka's freedom fighters continue ... Read more...

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Compensation to Dalit rape victim as per law: Mayawati


July 16th, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 16 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Thursday claimed that the monetary compensation being paid to a Dalit rape victim was strictly in accordance with the provisions of the ... Read more...

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52 bonded child labourers rescued in Delhi


June 22nd, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Working for 12-13 hours a day under inhuman conditions and being beaten at the slightest pretext - the nightmare for 52 bonded child labourers working in zari ... Read more...

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Apex court irked over flawed government appeals


February 24th, 2009 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court has expressed grave concern over the tendency of state and central governments to appeal to it on almost all high court rulings against them, ... Read more...

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Apex court empathizes with land losing farmers


February 23rd, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Empathising with farmers who are caught in legal tangles after their lands are acquired by the government, the Supreme Court has recommended "prompt payment of realistic compensation ... Read more...

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Everything on discount in Britain, even Woolworths at one pound?


November 20th, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 20 (IANS) The bell tolls for the British high street retail industry as it launches a desperate discount war for a piece of the shrinking pre-Christmas sales even as one ... Read more...

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Semi-precious stones worth Rs.40 mn seized in Chennai


July 1st, 2008 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 30 (IANS) A huge consignment of zirconium stones, popularly known as American diamonds, worth Rs.40 million concealed in a biscuit container was seized here Monday, customs officials said. Detained recipient ... Read more...

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Mother demands probe into funds raised for Budhia


May 6th, 2008 - 12:04 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneswar, May 6 (IANS) Sukanti Singh, mother of marathon kid Budhia, has demanded a probe into the funds raised by different trusts for the welfare of her son. She also asserts that ... Read more...

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Hundreds pay tribute to marathon kid’s former coach


April 14th, 2008 - 8:26 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneswar, April 14 (IANS) Hundreds of people gathered here Monday to pay tributes to Biranchi Das, the former coach of marathon kid Budhia Singh, who was shot dead by unidentified gunmen. Many ... Read more...

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Marathon kid’s former coach shot dead


April 14th, 2008 - 12:46 am ICT by admin
(Second Lead)Bhubaneswar, April 13 (IANS) Biranchi Das, the controversial former coach of six-year-old marathon sensation Budhia Singh, was shot dead here Sunday by unidentified gunmen. The assailants on motorcycles shot four to ... Read more...

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Former coach of marathon wonder kid shot dead


April 13th, 2008 - 11:12 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)Bhubaneswar, April 13 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen Sunday shot dead Biranchi Das, the controversial former coach of six-year-old marathon sensation Budhia Singh, in Orissa. The assailants on motorcycles shot four to five rounds ... Read more...

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