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Delay in oil price hike to increase inflation: Parekh


September 12th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) With the union government having deferred a hike in oil prices, Planning Commission member Kirit Parikh Wednesday said failure to revise fuel prices would result ... Read more...

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‘Sultans’ win Mumbai billiards league


August 7th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) PJ Hindu Gymkhana 'Sultans of Hazard' lived up to their reputation when they beat CCI 'Billiards Boys' to emerge champions in The Zarine and Yazdi Daruvala ... Read more...

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Therapy for Maruti factory violence victims


August 6th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 6 (IANS) To help injured employees overcome the trauma of the July 18 violence and arson at Maruti's Manesar plant, the company has roped in psychologists for counselling, ... Read more...

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Kohli shocks Jain in All India Snooker meet


August 6th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Amandeep Kohli fashioned the second upset in the competition when he shocked India No.5 Himanshu Jain in the Shyam Shroff Memorial All India Open Invitation Snooker ... Read more...

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‘President’s post for Pranab reward for hard work’


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) The Congress party has rewarded Pranab Mukherjee with the president's post because of his attitude and commitment towards the responsibilities he has beengiven, former finance ... Read more...

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Mamata telephones Pranab to congratulate him, to attend swearing-in


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday telephoned Pranab Mukherjee, who is slated to become India's 13th president, to congratulate him ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee is India’s next president (Second Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Pranab Mukherjee will be India's 13th president. The former finance minister Sunday comfortably crossed the halfway mark with 558,000 votes to secure his journey ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee is India’s next president (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Pranab Mukherjee will be India's 13th president, officials announced Sunday, as the former finance minister comfortably crossed the halfway mark with 558,000 votes to ... Read more...

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Mehta survives a scare in snooker tournament


June 19th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 19 (IANS) National and Asian champion Aditya Mehta survived a close call before winning 3-2 against top Indian junior Laxman Rawat in a Group B league match of ... Read more...

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Chawla cracks 122 for easy win in snooker event


June 18th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 18 (IANS) World No.3 Kamal Chawla constructed a brilliant break of 122 en route to a 3-1 win over Rupesh Shah in a Group C match of the ... Read more...

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TV actor Sachin Parikh prefers negative roles


June 18th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) TV actor Sachin Parikh, who is seen as wife-beater Jagan Mehta in "Kuch Toh Log Kahenge", says he enjoys playing negative characters as they are more ... Read more...

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Akshay will do wonders in ‘Oh My God’: Sachin Parikh


June 16th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Bollywood actor Ashay Kumar will be seen in "Oh My God", a movie based on Gujarati play "Kanji Viruddh Kanji". TV celebrity Sachin Parikh, who played ... Read more...

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India to host 2013 world professional snooker meet


May 4th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) India will host the world professional snooker championship next year, Billiard and Snooker Federation of India president P.V.K. Mohan said here Friday.However, the venue was yet ... Read more...

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Young professionals in MCD poll fray root for change


April 9th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) He has a masters in surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons - not someone you'd expect as a candidate in the Delhi civic ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fear of bad breath haunting millions of Indians


February 29th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Bad breath is a problem which leads to low self esteem, but what could be worse is the halitophobia, or the fear of bad breath, ... Read more...

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Mehta retains national snooker crown


February 4th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 4 (IANS) Showing that he has matured into a class player, Mumbai-based cueist Aditya Mehta won his second National snooker title in a space of six months beating ... Read more...

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National Snooker: Mehta, Chawla in title round


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 3 (IANS) Aditya Mehta, the 26-year-old from Mumbai and the only Indian on the snooker pro circuit, qualified for his second consecutive final in the National Snooker Championship ... Read more...

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Advani leads way into pre-quarters of National Snooker


February 2nd, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 2 (IANS) Four-time champion Pankaj Advani swept past veteran Devendra Joshi 4-0 enroute to the pre-quarterfinals of the Manisha-National snooker championship here Thursday.A break of 75 in the ... Read more...

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Apex court questions Gujarat on probe against Setalvad (Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the Gujarat government why it was recording statements of witnesses alleging that social activist Teesta Setalvad doctored affidavits of victims ... Read more...

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Anna Snooker: Damani cracks 116 break


December 17th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 17 (IANS) Brijesh Damani (ONGC) shrugged off a first frame loss to beat local challenger Peter Paul 3-1 and post a century break in the preliminary league of ... Read more...

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Joshi rallies to beat Girish


December 16th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 16 (IANS) Veteran Devendra Joshi (PSPB) rallied from a two-frame deficit to beat R. Girish (Railways) 3-2 in his opening league fixture and set the tone in the ... Read more...

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Apex court questions JNU on students’ union poll


November 28th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the Jawaharlal Nehru University, its students union and the organisation Youth for Equality to file affidavits stating their respective positions ... Read more...

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Varsha, Dhuvaj bag national titles in cue sports


July 20th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 20 (IANS) Bangalore schoolgirl Varsha Sanjeev Wednesday completed a fine double by adding the snooker title to the billiards crown that she had won earlier while Gujarat's Dhuvaj ... Read more...

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Grounded ship attracts crowds in Mumbai


June 19th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) While efforts to tow away grounded cargo ship MV Wisdom were suspended for a fortnight, thousands of people gathered at Mumbai's Juhu beach on Sunday evening ... Read more...

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Government panel unclear on taxing diesel vehicles


May 9th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Despite Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh calling for imposing a tax on oil-guzzling diesel SUVs (sports utility vehicle), a government panel on low carbon strategies Monday ... Read more...

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India to evaluate impact of growth on environment


May 9th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) India Monday announced the setting up of a high-level expert group to assess the impact of economic growth on environment."We are setting up a high-level ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India to release low carbon report May 9


May 7th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) India will Monday release an interim report on how India can grow with less carbon emissions, officials said Saturday.The report 'Low carbon strategies for inclusive ... Read more...

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Mom’s tailor style to match children’s steps (Mother’s Day is on May 8)


May 6th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Remember "Wake Up Sid!" and how Ranbir Kapoor snubbed hison-screen mother Supriya Pathak for her lack of command over English? Just like Supriya's character, ... Read more...

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JPC on 2G scam is fifth of its kind


February 24th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The government Thursday moved a bill to constitute a joint parliamentary committee to probe the alleged irregularities in the 2G spectrum allocation. There have been four ... Read more...

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‘Need to attract second-generation NRIs to philanthropy’


January 8th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) There is need to attract second generation non-resident Indians to philanthropy and the money given for the noble task should be leveraged by other sources, panellists said ... Read more...

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Charity horse race organised for blind in Mumbai


December 20th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by ANI
By Susheel ParikhMumbai, Dec.20 (ANI): A charity horse race was organised for visually impaired children here during the weekend.The Royal Western India Turf Club (RWITC) organised the race along with private casino ... Read more...

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Promises To Fulfill Musical Demands


December 9th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The recently-formed All-India Musicians Group’s members, consisting of some renowned classical musicians came to meet the Prime Minister to draw the UPA government’s attention towards the promotion of the classical music ... Read more...

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Apex court wants better work conditions in national tribunals


November 22nd, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the central government why one standard notification providing for uniform working conditions of all national tribunals was not being issued. The national ... Read more...

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Kiwi-Indian beauty queen accused of not looking Indian enough to win pageant


October 13th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 13 (ANI): After the Indian hate slur controversy over TVNZ host Paul Henry's 'racist' comments, Indians in New Zealand have now slammed a blonde, blue-eyed woman who won a Miss ... Read more...

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Janmashtami Special Celebrations On SAB TV


September 1st, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The popular SAB TV guarantees to make "Janmashtami' celebrations a charming watch for the viewers from across the nation. Shows like "Papad Pol', "Taarak Mehta ... Read more...

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