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Arun Gawli, 11 others get life for corporator’s murder (Intro Roundup)


August 31st, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) A special court Friday sentenced mafia don-turned politician Arun Gawli and his 11 associates to life imprisonment for the murder of Shiv Sena corporator Kamlakar Jamsandekar ... Read more...

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Arun Gawli, 11 others get life for corporator’s murder (Roundup)


August 31st, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) A special court Friday sentenced mafia don-turned politician Arun Gawli and his 10 associates to life imprisonment for the murder of Shiv Sena corporator Kamlakar Jamsandekar ... Read more...

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Four nabbed for duping railway job seekers


August 25th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Four people were arrested here for duping over 100 unemployed people of Rs.2 crore on the pretext of getting them jobs in the Indian Railways, ... Read more...

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Himachal apple price tumbles


August 19th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 19 (IANS) The price of crisp, crunchy and juicy apples of Himachal Pradesh, India's main apple basket, has crashed due to oversupply of the fruit, traders said Sunday.They ... Read more...

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BJP brain-storming meet on in Agra


August 5th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 5 (IANS) A two-day brain-storming session of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) began here Sunday with top leaders expected to draw up a roadmap and action strategy for ... Read more...

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Non-BJP, non-Congress PM feasible in 2014: Advani


August 5th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Sunday shocked his party by admitting that the 2014 general elections may throw up a non-BJP and ... Read more...

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Patnaik reshuffles ministry, drops five (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 2 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday dropped five ministers and inducted nine in his council ministers.With this, the number of ministers (including the chief minister) ... Read more...

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Rain brings cheer to Agra farmers


July 30th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 30 (IANS) Fairly widespread rains in the last three days have delighted farmers in the Agra region as the delayed monsoon had triggered fears of a drought. ... Read more...

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Eight arrested for moral policing in Karnataka


July 29th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 29 (IANS) Eight activists of the Hindu Jagarana Vedike were arrested in Karnataka for allegedly beating up five girls and eight boys at a weekend party on Mangalore's ... Read more...

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‘Janardhana Reddy wanted bail at any cost’


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) Former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhana Reddy, currently in jail in illegal mining case, wanted to come out on bail at "any cost", revealed his relative Dasaradharami ... Read more...

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Multi-shaded characters excite Aman Verma


July 17th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Actor Aman Verma, best known for his cameos in movies like "Baghban" and "Baabul", says that he opts for roles with many shades.The 40-year-old will be ... Read more...

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‘Preethiya Loka’ dull fare (Kannada Movie Review)


July 15th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Preethiya Loka"; Cast: Vinay, Archana, Nandan Prabhu, Ramesh Bhat, Shankar Ashwath, Kurigalu Pratap and others; Director: Nandan Prabhu; Producer: Madhava Reddy; Music Director: Sai Kiran; Camera: Krishna Sarathi; Rating: ... Read more...

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Major gains for BJP in UP urban body polls


July 7th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) got a fresh lease of life in Uttar Pradesh as it is set to win 10 mayoral seats in the ... Read more...

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Helicopter service to be launched in Ghaziabad


July 6th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 6 (IANS) Officials of Pawan Hans Helicopters Limited, one of India's leading companies offering helicopter services, Friday visited two sites shortlisted for the setting up of helipads to ... Read more...

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‘Maximum’ a minimum-fuss crime drama (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ***)


June 29th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Maximum"; Cast: Naseeruddin Shah, Sonu Sood, Neha Dhupia, Amit Sadh, and Vinay Pathak; Writer-Director: Kabeer Kaushik; Rating:***With a kind of brisk business-like immediacy and the least amount of fuss, ... Read more...

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Odisha minister’s effigies burnt over exam results leak (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 28 (IANS) The effigies of Odisha School and Mass Education Minister Pratap Jena were burnt by students and activists Thursday, protesting the leak of state board Class ... Read more...

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Landslide kills one in Guwahati


June 25th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 25 (IANS) One woman was feared dead while another person was seriously injured as incessant rains since Sunday triggered landslides Monday in Assam's main city Guwahati.The accident occurred ... Read more...

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Ram Charan-Upasana honeymoon at Salvatore Ferragamo’s ranch


June 20th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) Newly married couple, actor Ram Charan Teja and his bride Kamineni Upasana, have had a short three-day, but delightful honeymoon at designer Salvatore Ferragamo's ranch in ... Read more...

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Heat wave: Summer vacation extended in Odisha schools


June 16th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 16 (IANS) The Odisha government Saturday announced the extension of the summer vacation in schools by a week in view of an unabated heat wave sweeping the state ... Read more...

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Bihar NGO director arrested for Rs.150 crore fraud


June 13th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna June 13 (IANS) The director of a Patna-based NGO was arrested here Wednesday for allegedly being part of a racket that collected over Rs.150 crore from farmers and students ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Rajasthan building collapses


June 5th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 5 (IANS) Seven persons, including two woman, were killed and over two dozen others critically injured in two incidents of building collapse in Rajasthan, police said Tuesday.Two woman, ... Read more...

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Andhra minister denies role in cash-for-bail scam


June 2nd, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 2 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Law Minister Erasu Prathap Reddy Saturday denied any role in the cash-for-bail scam which has rocked the judiciary.The minister rubbished allegations that he facilitated ... Read more...

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Despite flaws, ‘Kiladi Kitty’ worth a watch (Kannada Movie Review)


May 19th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Film: Kiladi Kitty; Producer: Shivakumar; Director: Anantha Raju; Camera: Ravi Kumar Sana; Music: Jessie Gift; Cast: Sreenagara Kitty, Haripriya, Niveditha, Sharan, Rangayana Raghu, Dileep, Anand, Kurigalu Pratap and others; Rating: **1/2Directed ... Read more...

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Horse trading: Premises of 14 Jharkhand MLAs raided


May 18th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday conducted raids at the premises of 14 Jharkhand legislators, including Labour Minister Chandra Prakash Chaudhary, as part of its ... Read more...

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Ex-navy officer ends fast in Rajasthan


May 8th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 8 (IANS) An ex-Indian Navy officer from Rajasthan who has been fasting here for the last 10 days demanding a CBI probe into the murder of his father ... Read more...

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Ex-Navy officer demands CBI probe into father’s murder


May 7th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 6 (IANS) An ex-Indian Navy officer who has been fasting here for the last eight days demanding a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the murder of ... Read more...

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Emraan defends ‘Jannat 2′ against plagiarism


May 5th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Emraan Hashmi, lead actor of "Jannat 2", has denied allegations that the movie is plagiarized. He says the person hurling the charge is simply trying to ... Read more...

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Youth beaten to death in West Delhi; 3 held


May 3rd, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) A youth was beaten to death in West Delhi's Jahangirpuri area when he objected to some people passing certain remarks against him and his brother, ... Read more...

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Tiger on prowl near Lucknow finally trapped


April 25th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 25 (IANS) A tiger, which was on the prowl for nearly three months on the outskirts of the state capital, was finally caught Wednesday, said a forest department ... Read more...

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Suspension of 14 Maharashtra legislators revoked


April 20th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) The Maharashtra legislature Friday revoked the one-year suspension slapped on 14 opposition legislators -- 13 from Shiv Sena and one from Bharatiya Janata Party -- ... Read more...

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Delhi civic polls: BJP celebrates, Congress sombre (Sidelights)


April 17th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Firecrackers, drum beats and dancing, it was jubilation at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters here Tuesday as the party gained a clear majority ... Read more...

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UP BJP leaders blame Kushwaha episode for debacle


April 17th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 17 (IANS) The disconnect and the discontent straining the national and the Uttar Pradesh unit leadership of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is slowly trickling out ... Read more...

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Laxmikant Bajpayi appointed UP BJP president


April 13th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 13 (IANS) After its drubbing in the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, the national leadership of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) changed the state unit president and appointed ... Read more...

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BJP’s UP president booked


April 13th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 13 (IANS) The Lucknow police Friday submitted a chargesheet against 31 people, including state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Surya Pratap Shahi, for causing public nuisance in ... Read more...

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Protesting workers injure six cops


April 10th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 10 (IANS) A dozen vehicles, including government buses, were damaged and at least six policemen were injured Tuesday when workers of a factory here clashed with them while ... Read more...

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