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Patriotic fervour marks I-Day celebrations in Andhra


August 15th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 15 (IANS) Patriotic fervour marked the 66th Independence Day celebrations across Andhra Pradesh.The main official celebration was held at Secunderabad Parade Grounds in the state capital where Chief ... Read more...

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Karnataka draws action plan for drought-hit (Second Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 15 (IANS) With the state reeling under severe drought for the second consecutive year, the Karnataka government has drawn an action plan for providing succour to the affected ... Read more...

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Karnataka celebrates Independence Day


August 15th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 15 (IANS) Karnataka celebrated the 66th Independence Day with flag-hoisting, national anthems and march past by police and others accompanied by bands.In Bangalore, Chief Minister Jagadish Shetter unfurled ... Read more...

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BJP-led coalition stakes claim to form Goa government (Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dona Paula (Goa), March 7 (IANS) A 26-member Bharatiya Janata Party-led coalition Wednesday staked claim to forming government in Goa, a day after a stunning verdict saw the party ... Read more...

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Andhra to bring transparency in public services: Governor


January 26th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan Thursday said the state government was committed to transparency and accountability in public services."As part of this effort, the government is ... Read more...

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Fourth in India, Tripura Police gets president’s honour


January 11th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 11 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari Wednesday conferred the President's Colours on the Tripura Police, the fourth police force in India to receive the honour.Ansari presented President's ... Read more...

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Telangana celebrates liberation day amid tension, arrests


September 17th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Tension gripped parts of Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh Saturday as pro-Telangana activists forcibly tried to unfurl national flags atop government buildings to mark the ... Read more...

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Trinamool to set up students brigade: Mamata


August 28th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Sunday said her party would set up a "students brigade" to render voluntary service for ... Read more...

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Andhra promises more jobs to youth


August 15th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 15 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government would provide 100,000 jobs to the youth, Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy announced Monday.Addressing the main official function to ... Read more...

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Gaiety, patriotic fervour mark I-Day in Karnataka


August 15th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 15 (IANS) Gaiety and patriotic fervour marked the 65th Independence Day Monday with the hoisting of the tricolour, rendering of the national anthem and march past by ... Read more...

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Chandrasekhara Rao re-elected TRS president


April 29th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 29 (IANS) K. Chandrasekhar Rao was Friday unanimously re-elected president of the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) for the sixth consecutive term.The Mahabubnagar MP was elected unopposed as ... Read more...

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Andhra governor asks people to act maturely


January 26th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Amid the movement for statehood to Telangana, Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan Wednesday used the 62nd Republic Day to urge people to act with maturity and maintain ... Read more...

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Bhopal’s unprivileged children meet Santa Claus


December 19th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
By Ram Chandra SahuBhopal, Dec.19 (ANI): Thousands of unprivileged children congregated at the Lal Parade Grounds in Bhopal, to meet Santa Claus on Saturday.Twenty-six years ago, Mother Teresa had initiated the practice ... Read more...

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Rosaiah vows to continue YSR’s schemes


August 15th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 15 (IANS) Amid tight security, Andhra Pradesh celebrated the 64th Independence Day with Chief Minister K. Rosaiah declaring that he would continue the welfare schemes launched by his predecessor ... Read more...

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Eighteen killed, 80 injured in ‘Love Parade’ stampede in Germany


July 25th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 25 (ANI): Eighteen people have been killed in a stampede and about 80 injured in a stampede during an annual techno music festival 'Love Parade' at Duisburg, Germany."Something happened whether ... Read more...

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Nepal kicks off tourism campaign with ‘no strike’ pledge


February 26th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 26 (IANS) Sixteen major parties of Nepal, including the opposition Maoists who are seeking a change in the government, pledged not to enforce any general strikes or violent protests as ... Read more...

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Goa trying to strengthen coastal security: Governor


January 26th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 26 (IANS) Goa Governor S.S. Sidhu Tuesday said the state government was working on ways to make the coastline more secure in view of the recent sea borne terror threats. The ... Read more...

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Tight security in Hyderabad on R-Day


January 26th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 26 (IANS) With intelligence agencies warning of a possible terror attack, a tight security blanket was thrown around the venue of the main official Republic Day function in the Andhra ... Read more...

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Andhra Pradesh governor appeals for peace


January 26th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 26 (IANS) In the backdrop of the ongoing movement for statehood to Telangana, Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan Tuesday appealed for peace and harmony so that the state could ... Read more...

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160,000 singers in Hyderabad set new world record


May 10th, 2009 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 10 (IANS) A whopping 160,000 people sang in chorus seven keerthanas, or hymns in praise of god, of Telugu saint-poet Thallapaka Annamacharya here Sunday evening, and broke a 70-year-old world ... Read more...

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TDP leader Subbarayudu joins Chiranjeevi’s party


March 21st, 2009 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 21 (IANS) The main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in Andhra Pradesh Saturday received a big jolt as its senior leader and former minister K. Subbarayudu joined Praja Rajyam party ... Read more...

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Brit nuclear HQ available on Google Earth


March 2nd, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 2 (ANI): Britains nuclear defense headquarters is freely available on Google Earth, and potentially can be targeted. Providing close-up aerial views of the headquarters, Google Earth reveals the longitude ... Read more...

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One injured as protesters set Congress office on fire


February 28th, 2009 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 28 (IANS) One person was injured as activists of a group, protesting Congress president Sonia Gandhi's visit to Andhra Pradesh, set fire to the party headquarters here Saturday. The incident took ... Read more...

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Andhra Pradesh celebrates Republic Day with fervour


January 26th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Governor N.D. Tiwari led the 60th Republic Day celebrations in Andhra Pradesh, which marked the day with patriotic fervour Monday.The tricolour was unfurled at almost every traffic junction ... Read more...

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Andhra BJP legislator defects ahead of Advani rally


November 12th, 2008 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) suffered a setback in Andhra Pradesh as one of its two legislators defected to the ruling Congress party Wednesday, a day ahead of ... Read more...

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Telangana parties observe Andhra formation day as ‘betrayal day’


November 1st, 2008 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 1 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Saturday celebrated its 52nd formation day while some parties demanding separate statehood for the Telangana region observed it as a `betrayal day'.The classical language status given ... Read more...

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Andhra Pradesh chief minister promises to prevent food crisis


August 15th, 2008 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 15 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy Friday assured people that he would prevent any food crisis in the state by continuing his focus on agriculture and irrigation. ... Read more...

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Independence Day celebrated in Andhra


August 15th, 2008 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 15 (IANS) The Independence Day was celebrated in Andhra Pradesh with enthusiasm and patriotic fervour amid tight security. Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy led the celebrations by unfurling the national ... Read more...

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High alert in Hyderabad for Independence Day


August 14th, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Police in this Andhra Pradesh capital and elsewhere in the state are on high alert in view of threats by terror groups to carry out bomb blasts on ... Read more...

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TRS launches campaign for by-elections


April 28th, 2008 - 1:36 am ICT by admin
Hyderabad, April 27 (IANS) The Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) Sunday night launched its campaign for by-elections in Andhra Pradesh next month with a massive public meeting to mark its formation day. TRS ... Read more...

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BJP commemorates 1857 War of Independences


April 8th, 2008 - 11:25 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) held a public meeting at Parade Grounds opposite to the historic Red Fort here Tuesday to pay its obeisance to the freedom ... Read more...

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