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Opposition protest shuts parts of India (Roundup)


September 20th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) An opposition-called shutdown against economic reforms hit normal life in many states but the government said it was firm on pushing ahead with steps to ... Read more...

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Breaking the glass ceiling in India’s tax administration


August 6th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Taxman may not be a proper term to use any more, given the gender of the current chairs of the direct and indirect tax administrations: ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: CBI told to file report on Shinde, Deshmukh’s role


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Friday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to file a report on investigations in the Adarsh housing scam against two former ... Read more...

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Bihar engineer in Saudi custody: Government to SC (Second Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The government Monday told the Supreme Court that Bihar engineer Fasih Mehmood had been detained by the Saudi Arabian authorities on suspicion of terror links.Additional ... Read more...

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Girl remains trapped for over 60 hours in borewell


June 23rd, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Manesar, June 23 (IANS) More than 60 hours after four-year-old Mahi fell into a 70-feet-deep borewell in a Manesar village in Haryana in the foothills of the Aravali ranges, hopes ... Read more...

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Mahi trapped in borewell not responding to calls (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 21 (IANS) Mahi, the four-year-old girl who fell into a 70 feet deep borewell in Haryana's Manesar town was not responding to the calls of the rescue team ... Read more...

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Alok, Gulati for World Pool meet


June 16th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 16 (IANS) Veteran Alok Kumar and Sandeep Gulati will represent India in the World 9-ball pool championship to be held at Doha, Qatar, from June 22 to 29, ... Read more...

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Electrolux licences Morf India to market Kelvinator purifiers


June 4th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 4 (IANS) Armed with a global brand to market, city-based Morf India targets to market 40,000 units of its Kelvinator Ayoni water purifiers in India this fiscal, ... Read more...

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Linda pockets chess title


May 29th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Pondicherry, May 29 (IANS) Local star Linda Rangarajan with 9.0 points emerged champion in the third KACC International FIDE Rating chess tournament (below 2200) here Tuesday.In the final round, Linda ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa seeks anticipatory bail as CBI raids continue (Lead)


May 16th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 16 (IANS) Fearing imminent arrest, former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Wednesday applied for anticipatory bail in a special court even as the CBI continued its raids ... Read more...

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Not dating Vijayendra, CBI didn’t raid my house: Actress Haripriya


May 16th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 16 (IANS) Kannada actress Haripriya has denied reports that Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) sleuths raided her residence calling them "wild imagination of media". She also said that ... Read more...

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CBI raids homes of Yeddyurappa and family


May 16th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 16 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raided residences of former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and his kin here and in Shimoga early Wednesday for ... Read more...

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Former maid, paramour arrested for robbing French national’s house


April 22nd, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Police Sunday solved the daylight robbery at a French national's house in south Delhi's Anand Niketan with the arrest of the two accused.According to police, ... Read more...

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Thrashed, daughter stripped naked, says retired Bengal scientist


April 18th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 17 (IANS) Days after a Jadavpur University professor was beaten for circulating 'defamatory' cartoons of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, a retired scientist and his daughter ... Read more...

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We didn’t bat intelligently towards the end: Gambhir


April 15th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir blasted his batsmen, saying they lacked intelligence towards the fag end of the innings as his team slumped to a ... Read more...

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Out of home, into limelight for MCD’s women candidates


April 13th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Leaving their jobs and household chores aside for a change, women candidates in Sunday's Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls are enjoying the limelight ... Read more...

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Man gets death for burning alive daughter-in-law


April 3rd, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) A man was awarded the death penalty by a court here Tuesday for burning alive his daughter-in-law in 2009. His son and daughter were awarded ... Read more...

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BJP expels seven rebel councillors


April 2nd, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday expelled seven rebel councillors for six years for filing nomination against party candidates in the April 15 Municipal ... Read more...

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Bribery charges against Yeddyurappa need probe: Panel


March 29th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 29 (IANS) A Supreme Court panel has recommended a probe into the charges that former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's family members had received Rs.6 crore in ... Read more...

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Six in fray for two Rajya Sabha seats


March 19th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 19 (IANS) Six candidates, three independents and one each from the Congress, JVM-P and JMM, have filed their nomination for two Rajya Sabha seats from Jharkhand.The ruling ... Read more...

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Three booked for assaulting Ghaziabad officials


March 18th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, March 17 (IANS) A criminal case was registered Saturday against a Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and two others for attacking officials at the regional employment office in Ghaziabad, police ... Read more...

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Court rejects plea against Microsoft, fines petitioner (Second Lead)


March 1st, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) A complaint against Microsoft for allegedly displaying objectionable content on its website was rejected by a Delhi court Thursday. A Rs.5,000 fine was also ... Read more...

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Court rejects complaint against Microsoft (Lead)


March 1st, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) A complaint against Microsoft for allegedly displaying objectionable content on its website was rejected by a Delhi court Thursday.Administrative Civil Judge Praveen Singh was hearing ... Read more...

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Intel India unveils plan to groom innovators


February 29th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 29 (IANS) Global chip maker Intel Corporation Wednesday unveiled an outreach programme to groom future scientists in India as the next generation of innovators."The Intel Future Scientist programme ... Read more...

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Tantrik beheads boy for ‘divine powers’


February 23rd, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 23 (IANS) A 'tantrik' who allegedly beheaded a 10-year-old boy to obtain "divine powers" has been arrested in yet another case of human sacrifice in Chhattisgarh, police said ... Read more...

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Evidence of mining kickbacks to Yeddyurappa: NGO


February 21st, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 21 (IANS) Documentary evidence on tainted former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and his kin receiving kickbacks from mining firms for granting leases was revealed by an ... Read more...

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No cause for alarm for Indian students: British MP Vaz


February 13th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 13 (IANS) British Indian origin MP Keith Vaz said he will speak to the parents of student J. Praveen Reddy, who was critically injured in a brawl at ... Read more...

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Another Indian student stabbed in Britain, Krishna assures help (Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) A 26-year-old student from Hyderabad was critically injured in an attack by unidentified assailants in London late Friday night. External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna spoke ... Read more...

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Indian student attacked in London


February 11th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 11 (IANS) A student from Hyderabad was critically injured in an attack by unidentified assailants in London late Friday night, his family members said here Saturday.Praveen Reddy, an ... Read more...

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Smuggled liquor seized in Ghaziabad


February 9th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Feb 9 (IANS) A large stock of liquor, intended to be used to woo voters in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh, was seized in Ghaziabad and two people were held, police ... Read more...

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Content screening: Facebook, others to reply in 15 days (Second Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) A Delhi court here Monday directed Facebook, Yahoo, Google and other websites to file written statements within 15 days on removing objectionable content from ... Read more...

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Content screening: Facebook, others to reply in 15 days (Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) A Delhi court here Monday directed Facebook, Yahoo, Google and other websites to file written statements within 15 days on removing objectionable content from ... Read more...

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Five held guilty in Kiliroor sex case


February 6th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 6 (IANS) A court here Monday found five people guilty in a horrendous case in which a teenaged girl who was sexually exploited in 2003 died a year ... Read more...

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Darshan sparks interest with ‘Chingari’ (Kannada Movie Review)


February 5th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Chingari"; Cast: Darshan, Deepika Kamaiah, Bhavana, Teju, Ramesh Bhat, Sumitra, Srujan Lokesh, Yashas Surya and Praveen; Producers: Mahadev, Manu Gowda; Screenplay Writer-Director: Harsha; Camera: H.C. Venu; Composer: Hari Krishna; Rating: ... Read more...

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Businessman shot in Ghaziabad


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad Feb 3 (IANS) A businessman was shot late Thursday night in Ghaziabad town 's posh Rajnagar locality, Kavinagar police said.Some unidentified assailants shot at businessman Sanjay Madan around 11.00 ... Read more...

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