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Who says cheap Indian generic medicines are fake? Not WHO


September 14th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) A senior official in the union health ministry Friday said the World Health Organisation's (WHO) India Representative Nata Menabde had written to the ministry denying ... Read more...

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Six turtles seized from Odisha hospital pool, one held


September 5th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 5 (IANS) Forest officials seized six fresh water turtles from the premises of a private hospital in Odisha and arrested one person for illegally confining the amphibians, an ... Read more...

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Tiger skin seized in Odisha, 4 held


September 4th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 3 (IANS) At least four people were arrested from a hotel in Odisha after a skin of an adult tiger was found in their possession, officials said Monday.The ... Read more...

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Spending crores on promotion doesn’t guarantee success: Panda


August 31st, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) "I Am Kalam" director Nila Madhab Panda, whose second film "Jalpari: The Desert Mermaid" has released Friday withou too much of publicity, says splurging money ... Read more...

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‘Jalpari’ not a serious film: Nila Madhab Panda


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Director Nila Madhab Panda, known for "I Am Kalam", says his forthcoming movie "Jalpari: The Desert Mermaid", based on the issue of female foeticide, is ... Read more...

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Tripura people safe in Karnataka, other states, says Manik Sarkar


August 20th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 20 (IANS) The students, professionals and other people from Tripura staying in Karnataka, Maharashtra and other states were safe and there were no reports of any attack on ... Read more...

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Tripura people safe in Karnataka, other states, says Manik Sarkar


August 20th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 20 (IANS) The students, professionals and other people from Tripura staying in Karnataka, Maharashtra and other states were safe and there were no reports of any attack on ... Read more...

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Threat to my husband’s life: Maoist leader’s wife


August 12th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 11 (IANS) Odisha Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda's life is under threat from both police and the rebels, his wife said Saturday, a day after her husband was expelled ... Read more...

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Panda gives birth to sixth cub at San Diego zoo


July 30th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Diego, July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 20 year old panda Bai Yun has set a record by giving birth to its sixth cub at the San Diego zoo. Officials opine that ... Read more...

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‘Olympics panda’ born in China


July 29th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chengdu (China), July 29 (IANS) Veterinarians in southwest China's Sichuan province said a 20-year-old panda gave birth to the panda research centre's first cub of the year on the first ... Read more...

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Panda twins born in China


July 11th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 11 (IANS) A 12-year-old giant panda, Xi Mei, has given birth to twin cubs, the first pandas to be born this year in China, experts said Wednesday.Xinhua quoted ... Read more...

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Students caught cheating injure two Bengal teachers


July 6th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) Three people, including two teachers, were injured Friday after they were attacked by college students in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district when they were prevented ... Read more...

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‘Jalpari’ to compete at Asia Pacific Screen Awards


June 11th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) "I Am Kalam" director Nila Madhab Panda's second film "Jalpari - The Desert Mermaid" is in competition at the sixth edition of the prestigious Asia ... Read more...

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33 days on, Maoists free Odisha legislator Hikaka (Fourth lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Balipeta (Odisha), April 26 (IANS) Thirty-three days after he was kidnapped by Maoists, Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) legislator Jhina Hikaka was Thursday freed from captivity and walked into ... Read more...

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Relief, tears as Maoists release Odisha legislator Hikaka (Third lead, changing dateline)


April 26th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Balipeta (Odisha), April 26 (IANS) Emotions ran high as Odisha legislator Jhina Hikaka walked into a crowd of people here Thursday, released by Maoists after being held captive for over ... Read more...

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Maoists set free Odisha legislator Jhina Hikaka (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 26 (IANS) Maoists Thursday released Odisha legislator Jhina Hikaka in Koraput district after holding him captive for more than a month.TV visuals showed Hikaka, looking healthy and relieved, ... Read more...

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Maoists release Odisha legislator Hikaka (Second Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 26 (IANS) Maoists Thursday released Odisha legislator Jhina Hikaka in the state's Koraput district after holding him captive for more than a month.Reporters and photographers surrounded a relieved ... Read more...

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For Italian’s release, fulfil promise: Maoists


April 11th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 11 (IANS) Maoists holding an Italian hostage since March 14 Wednesday reiterated that he will be released only after the Odisha government fulfils its promise.Sabyasachi Panda, a rebel ... Read more...

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Maoist leader’s wife freed, Odisha hostage crisis continues (Second Lead)


April 10th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 10 (IANS) An Italian and an Odisha legislator continued to be in the custody of Maoists Tuesday even as a top rebel's wife - whose release from jail ... Read more...

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Maoist leader’s wife freed from jail (Lead)


April 10th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 10 (IANS) Subhashree Das, wife of Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda, was released Tuesday from a jail in Odisha after a court acquitted her in a 2003 shootout case ... Read more...

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Odisha court acquits Maoist leader’s wife


April 10th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 10 (IANS) A fast track court in Odisha Tuesday acquitted a top Maoist leader's wife in a 2003 shootout case for lack of evidence, sources said. Her release ... Read more...

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Odisha crisis: Uncertainty over hostages’ release (Lead)


April 9th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 8 (IANS) Odisha's efforts to secure the release of an Italian tour operator and a state legislator kidnapped by the Maoists last month plunged into uncertainty Sunday with ... Read more...

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Maoists holding Hikaka jack up their demand (Lead)


April 7th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 7 (IANS) Extending their deadline to Tuesday, Maoists holding Biju Janata Dal legislator Jhina Hikaka Saturday demanded unconditional release of five more people from Odisha jails in order ... Read more...

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Maoists refuse to release Italian hostage


April 6th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 6 (IANS) Maoists Friday refused to release the Italian tour operator Bosusco Paolo they have kept hostage in Odisha since March 14, though the government has offered a ... Read more...

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Britain’s only giant pandas fail to mate


April 5th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) Male panda Sunshine and girlfriend Sweetie had a window of just 36 hours to get on with it, but despite "natural sparks" the pair failed to ... Read more...

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Hostage crisis: Maoist’s wife, 26 others to be freed


April 5th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 5 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday announced the names of 27 people whose release will facilitate the freeing of an Italian and a legislator being held ... Read more...

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Cultivated area in Odisha declining, says NGO


March 31st, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 31 (IANS) Increase in allocation of water to industries in Odisha has hit agriculture with the total cultivated area declining, a group working on water-related issues in the ... Read more...

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Maoists releases one abducted Italian


March 25th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 25 (IANS) Maoists Sunday released one of the two Italian hostages they had abducted March 14.Rebel leader Sabyasachi Panda, who is named as 'Sunil' handed over Claudio Colangelo, ... Read more...

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Italian hostages: India hopes for positive outcome


March 21st, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Amid uncertainty over the fate of the two Italians abducted by Maoists in Odisha, India Wednesday said it was making all efforts to ensure their ... Read more...

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Two Italians abducted in Odisha, claim Maoists


March 18th, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 18 (IANS) Maoists Sunday claimed to have abducted two Italian tourists in Odisha. Police are verifying if the incident is true.The Maoists, in an audio message in the ... Read more...

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‘Rango’ named best animated feature film at Oscars


February 27th, 2012 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) "Rango", a movie about a chameleon, won the best animated feature film trophy at the 84th Academy Awards ceremony here.The movie, directed by Gore ... Read more...

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Green lobby wants Odisha projects’ impact re-audited


February 13th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 13 (IANS) A network of civil society organisations Monday urged authorities to re-visit the environment impact assessment (EIA) carried out for different projects in Odisha, as many of ... Read more...

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Chinese held for poaching panda 17 years ago


February 10th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 10 (IANS) A villager in China has been charged with poaching and skinning a giant panda 17 years ago.Zhang Chengwa, from Yangxian county in northwestern Shaanxi province, ... Read more...

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Six months after double bypass, Gogoi ‘hale and hearty’ (With Image)


February 4th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) Six months after his cardiac surgery, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi underwent a medical check-up here Saturday and was pronounced "fit and fine" by his ... Read more...

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Mamata rejects probe into farmer suicides


January 25th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 24 (IANS) Terming the reports of farmers' suicides incorrect, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday rejected a proposal of a probe by an all-party team into ... Read more...

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