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Two arrested for kidnapping boy from Punjab


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) In an effort to cover up her flesh trade and dodge the police, a woman and her paramour kidnapped a child but the ploy failed ... Read more...

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Modi’s object lesson in political grandiosity (Comment)


July 31st, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
In saying that he should be hanged publicly if he is found guilty of complicity in the 2002 Gujarat riots, Chief Minister Narendra Modi has yet again provided an object ... Read more...

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Mamta demands withdrawal of fuel price hike


July 25th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday threatened to hit the streets if the centre did not withdraw its decision to hike petrol and diesel ... Read more...

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‘Tamil Nadu will send police to protect Mullaperiyar’


May 27th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 27 (IANS) Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa said Sunday the Tamil Nadu Police would be sent to protect the Mullaperiyar Dam in Kerala.In a letter to Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Bengal government should cut petrol tax: Left Front


May 25th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government should cut sales tax on petrol after the steep hike in prices, Left Front chairman Biman Bose said Friday, adding ... Read more...

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Kirti Azad backs Shah Rukh


May 17th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP and former cricketer Kirti Azad Thursday came in support of Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan, saying cricket officials were ... Read more...

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Tendulkar nomination a Congress ploy, says Ramdev


April 28th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Saturday criticised the Congress party for nominating cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar to the Rajya Sabha, calling it a ploy ... Read more...

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Nandigram police firing day to be marked as Farmers’ Day: Mamata


March 12th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata Mar 12 (IANS) To honour the victims of police firing in the Nandigram area of East Midnapore district March 2007, the West Bengal government Monday announced that from ... Read more...

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Walk out in Kerala assembly over boat tragedies


March 5th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 5 (IANS) The opposition Left Monday walked out of the Kerala assembly following the denial of an adjournment motion to discuss two deep sea boat tragedies in as ... Read more...

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Asian TT: Sharath-Saha bow out in quarters


February 28th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Macau, Feb 28 (IANS) Achanta Sharath Kamal and Subhajit Saha were knocked out of the quarterfinals of the Asian Table Tennis Championships men's doubles, losing 0-3 to Chu Yan Leung ... Read more...

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Putin unaffected by assassination plot


February 28th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has not been affected by a plot to assassinate him, his spokesman said Tuesday."It hasn't affected either the mood or ... Read more...

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Probe Shanti Bhushan CD case properly, court tells police (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) A Delhi court Wednesday asked police to properly probe a case related to a CD purportedly containing conversation between lawyer and Team Anna member Shanti ... Read more...

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Meghalaya governor’s aide accused of molestation, denies charge (Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 23 (IANS) An aide of Meghalaya Governor Ranjit Shekhar Mooshahary has been accused of molesting a teenage dancer inside his official residence, police said Monday. The aide has ... Read more...

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Priyanka and other teasers: Poll scene hots up (Comment)


January 21st, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Why did Priyanka Gandhi-Vadra jump into the election fray in Uttar Pradesh, breaking her long absence from active politics? Is it to give Rahul Gandhi a helping hand or to ... Read more...

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India, EU to discuss agenda for summit


January 13th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Ahead of India's summit with the European Union next month, EU's chief diplomat Catherine Ashton comes here Sunday on a four-day visit during which the ... Read more...

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Left questions Mamata on vacant Lokayukta post


January 3rd, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 3 (IANS) As West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee bats for the states' prerogative to appoint Lokayuktas, the opposition Left Tuesday questioned her on the new government's ... Read more...

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Kolkata’s Mercy Hospital to close down


December 12th, 2011 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 12 (IANS) In a fall out of the AMRI Hospital fire tragedy, the authorities of Mercy Hospital in upmarket Park Street has decided to close down operations after ... Read more...

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BJP using language of mafia, says Congress


November 23rd, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for its remarks that price rise could lead to violence, and said such ... Read more...

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Democrats not happy with Romney’s first TV ad


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney’s first TV ad got off on the wrong foot when it was attacked for being “deceitful” and “dishonest.” In the ad, Romney ... Read more...

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Reverse deregulation of petrol price: CPI-M


November 16th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday asked the government to reverse the deregulation of petrol price in view of "the volatility of the international ... Read more...

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Bowling wicket-to-wicket was the key: Sammy


November 7th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) West Indies captain Darren Sammy said Monday that bowling tight on a slow and low Ferozeshah Kotla track was the key for their success ... Read more...

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Don’t misuse party’s name, Mamata tells cadres


November 2nd, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 2 (IANS) Amid allegations of rampant corruption among Trinamool Congress cadres, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday asked her partymen to be honest in financial dealings ... Read more...

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Ban Indian films, demands Pakistan daily


October 7th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 7 (IANS) A leading Pakistani newspaper Friday sought a ban on Indian films, warning this was the only way to help the local cinema "develop and thrive". The ... Read more...

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Letter threatening Pakistani president found


August 27th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) A letter threatening to attack Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has been found in the court's parking ... Read more...

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Over 16,000 Pakistani kids not given polio drops


August 4th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Over 16,000 children were not given polio drops in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province due to parents' misconception, officials said."In the last three-day campaign in July, ... Read more...

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Aug 13 to decide Nepal PM’s fate


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 2 (IANS) Though he survived a threat by his largest ally, the Maoists, to withdraw support to his five-month-old government, reprieved Nepal Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal now ... Read more...

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Microsoft apologises over Amy Winehouse tweet


July 27th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Bosses at computer giant Microsoft have apologised for urging followers to buy late Amy Winehouse's "Back to Black" album through the retailer's online store.A representative ... Read more...

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Land acquisition law must avert conflict, push development(Comment)


July 14th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
From Nandigram to Noida, the fury of farmers has brought the land acquisition issue into spotlight, underscoring the need for new legislation that provides for quick, fair and equitable compensation and ... Read more...

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Sammy happy with team’s effort in third Test (Lead)


July 11th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), July 11 (IANS) West Indies captain Darren Sammy has praised his team for showing a fighting spirit in the third cricket Test against India that ended in a ... Read more...

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Ramlila Ground crackdown a fascist action: Gadkari


June 15th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Wednesday termed the crackdown on supporters of Baba Ramdev at New Delhi's Ramlila Ground as "fascism" of the ... Read more...

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Police shoot at a fake gator


June 8th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Missouri, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Missouri police made a laughing stock of themselves when they repeatedly shot at a gator, which they thought was real and a threat to the public. The ... Read more...

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Gambhir takes Knight Riders closer to IPL play-offs


May 20th, 2011 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
Navi Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders virtually booked their maiden Indian Premier League (IPL) play-offs berth with an impressive seven-wicket win over new entrants Pune Warriors here ... Read more...

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Grameen stakeholders should protest, says Yunus


May 18th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 18 (IANS) Predicting difficult times ahead, Bangladesh rural credit pioneer Muhammad Yunus has asked shareholders of the Grameen Bank to protest against any attempt to "take away" ... Read more...

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Kidnapped Delhi man rescued, three held in Tamil Nadu


May 7th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Three persons have been arrested from Tamil Nadu for allegedly kidnapping a Delhi jeweller's son and his employee and demanding ransom of Rs.2 crore ... Read more...

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PM must say who is responsible for Air India mess: BJP (Lead)


May 1st, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Expressing concern over the inconvenience to passengers due to the strike by a section of Air India pilots, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday ... Read more...

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