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CPI-M expresses ‘grave concern’ over Bengal law and order


August 14th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 14 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday expressed grave concern over the breach of peace and democratic principles in West Bengal, saying the tendency among the ... Read more...

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Water proof Rakhi envelopes in Lucknow


July 14th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 14 (IANS) In a first, the postal department here will launch water proof envelopes, costing Rs.7, for the Raksha Bandhan festival.Specially designed for the Rakhi, coinciding with the ... 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...

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Kishenji successor, 4 aides arrested in Kolkata (Second Lead)


March 1st, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 1 (IANS) A Maoist leader, said to be the successor of slain rebel chieftain Kishenji, and four of his aides were arrested from various parts of this West ... Read more...

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Tasar silk could help heal damaged hearts


January 30th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 30 (IANS) Silk is set to make a leap from dressing Indian brides to potentially growing replacement tissue for damaged hearts, keeping them healthy and evergreen. Max Planck ... Read more...

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Four arrested for Bengal hooch tragedy (Lead)


December 25th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 25 (IANS) The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the West Bengal Police Sunday arrested four people, including the wife of the prime suspect in the hooch tragedy earlier ... Read more...

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Sabyasachi Patra is new MAIT executive director


December 6th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Hardware manufacturers' association for information technology (MAIT) Tuesday appointed Sabyasachi Patra as its executive director.Patra succeeds Ashwini Aggarwal. He will help the association in implementing ... Read more...

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Angry over case delays, man damages judge’s car


November 17th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 17 (IANS) A 62-year-old man has been arrested in Odisha for damaging the official car of a judge to protest alleged delay in getting justice, police said Thursday.Dukhishyam ... Read more...

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Prominent Gandhian felicitated


October 22nd, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Prominent Gandhian and Sarvodaya leader Laxmi Dass was felicitated by Sanatan Sanskriti Sansthan, a leading organization engaged in promoting secular values, national integration and brotherhood, ... Read more...

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UN to help empower elected women in Karnataka


September 14th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The United Nations entity dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women, UN Women Wednesday said it will work with the Karnataka government to ... Read more...

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Bengal college teachers not paid salary after June


September 5th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 4 (IANS) It would be a bleak Teachers' Day Monday for most college teachers in West Bengal who are yet to receive their salary since June.The new ... Read more...

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Banerjee set to become Bengal’s first woman chief minister (Second Lead)


May 15th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Moving a step closer to becoming West Bengal's first woman chief minister, Mamata Banerjee was Sunday unanimously elected leader of the Trinamool Congress legislature party ... Read more...

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Fasting, prayers mark Mahashivratri in Delhi


March 2nd, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) It was an early start to the day Wednesday for Shiva devotees in the capital, who celebrated Mahashivratri with ritual bathing and prayers.People also thronged ... Read more...

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Orissa collector could be free by evening (Lead)


February 24th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 24 (IANS) Orissa was hopeful Malkangiri District Collector R. Vineel Krishna would be released from Maoist custody by Thursday evening, while the rebels are insisting their jailed leaders be freed ... Read more...

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Orissa rights panel seeks report on pulses scam


February 15th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 15 (IANS) The Orissa Human Rights Commission Tuesday sought a report from the secretary of the state's women and child development department on the alleged supply of low ... Read more...

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BJP demands beneficiaries’ check up over pulses scam


February 10th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 10 (IANS) The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday moved the state human rights panel in Orissa seeking health check up of all the children and women who consumed ... Read more...

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Only individuals can invest in Kisan Vikas Patra


February 3rd, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 3 (IANS) A Hindu undivided family (HUF) is not entitled to purchase Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP), the Gujarat High Court has ruled, saying the investment scheme is meant only for ... Read more...

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Christians welcome modification of Staines murder verdict


January 25th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 25 (IANS) Christian organisations Tuesday welcomed the Supreme Court's modification of a portion of its verdict in the Graham Staines murder case.President of the Bangalore-based Global Council of Indian Christians ... Read more...

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Orissa rights panel seeks report on shoot-out deaths


January 4th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 3 (IANS) The Orissa state human rights panel Monday sought a report from the police chief of Bargarh district on the deaths of two people in alleged staged shoot-out ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh to step up sickle-cell patients detection drive


November 27th, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 27 (IANS) Chhattisgarh, one of the Indian state's worst-affected with the sickle-cell blood disorder, will step up its drive to detect the people suffering from the deadly disease, Health Minister ... Read more...

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Sickle cell patients number rising globally: Experts (Lead)


November 22nd, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 22 (IANS) The number of patients suffering from sickle cell anaemia - a form of blood disorder - are increasing across the world due to lack of awareness about it, ... Read more...

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Global meet on sickle cell disease begins in Chhattisgarh


November 22nd, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 22 (IANS) A six-day international meet on sickle cell disease - a form of blood disorder - began here Monday.The 4th International Sickle Cell Congress was inaugurated by former president ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh to host international meet on rare disease (Lead)


November 20th, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 19 (IANS) Over 200 experts from across the world will meet here to discuss rising cases of "sickle-cell" blood disorder that has affected roughly 15-18 percent of Chhattisgarh's population.The six-day ... Read more...

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Police remand for CPI-M supporters in murder case


October 27th, 2010 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 26 (IANS) A court in West Bengal's West Midnapore district Tuesday ordered police custody for two Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) supporters arrested in connection with the murder of a ... Read more...

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Delhi BJP gets new office-bearers


September 5th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) "Youthful faces" have been included in the Bharatiya Janata Party's Delhi unit that has been reconstituted over four months after the new president's appointment. City BJP chief ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh seeks central help to battle sickle cell


August 31st, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 31 (IANS) Chhattisgarh has sought financial assistance from the central government to battle sickle cell anaemia that has gripped the 18-20 percent of the state's 20.08 million population, officials said ... Read more...

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NIFT Students To Represent India At Montana World Of Wearable Arts Show


July 29th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Montana World of Wearable arts awards show of 2010 in New Zealand will take place in September 23 and 24. India will be represented at ... Read more...

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Orissa opposition demands removal of ministers named in coal scam


July 18th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, July 18 (ANI): The Opposition parties in Orissa demanded removal of two ministers Badrinarayan Patra and Pratap Jena for their alleged involvement in the coal scam.Patra and Jena are the ... Read more...

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Spain or Holland … soccer fans in India await World Cup final


July 11th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Who will win, Spain or Holland? Football fans across the country are divided between the red corner for Spain and orange for Holland as they await the ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh’s mobile clinics to battle disease


June 16th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 16 (IANS) Chhattisgarh will launch mobile clinics to provide free medical support to an estimated three million people hit by sickle cell anaemia, Health Minister Amar Agrawal said Wednesday. "The disease ... Read more...

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Two convicted, three acquitted in Kandhamal riot case


April 20th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 20 (IANS) A fast track court in Orissa Tuesday sentenced two people to a four year jail term and acquitted three others in the Kandhamal riot case, officials said. Naga ... Read more...

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Seventeen acquitted in a Kandhamal riot case


April 17th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 17 (IANS) A fast track court in Orissa Saturday acquitted 17 people in a case of rioting in Kandhamal in 2008. All the 17 were accused of torching houses in Shashipadar ... Read more...

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Orissa’s self-help group provides vocational training to specially-abled women


April 15th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Bargah (Orissa), Apr 15 (ANI): A self-help group (SHG) in Orissa Bargarh District has taken on the initiative to empower specially-abled women by providing them with vocational training.Established 10 years ago, ... Read more...

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Bokaro bats succumb to the heat


April 13th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bokaro, April 13 (IANS) It's not just humans but animals too are affected by the soaring temperature -- and in the steel city of Bokaro, flying bats are most adversely impacted by ... Read more...

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Two convicted, 10 acquitted in Kandhamal riots cases


April 1st, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 1 (IANS) A fast track court in Orissa sentenced two people to two years' imprisonment and acquitted 10 people in two Kandhamal riots cases, an official said Thursday. Ratnakar Pradhan and ... Read more...

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