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Ramdev, Anna protests ‘timely’: Gen V.K. Singh (Lead, supersedes earlier story)


June 4th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Vrindavan (Uttar Pradesh), June 4 (IANS) Former Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh has said the anti-corruption campaigns by Anna Hazare and Baba Ramdev are "timely and valid".After offering ... Read more...

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Nothing wrong with Ramdev, Anna agitations: Gen V.K. Singh


June 4th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Vrindavan, June 4 (IANS) Ex-army chief General V.K. Singh has thrown his lot behind the anti-graft agitations led by social activist Anna Hazare and yoga guru Baba Ramdev, terming ... Read more...

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Mathura communal clashes kill one (Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 1 (IANS) One person was killed late Friday and a dozen others were injured in communal clashes in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura town, police said.Curfew was clamped following the ... Read more...

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Minaj pays tribute to dead fan


June 1st, 2012 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) Nicki Minaj has paid tribute to a fan who died after attending the rapper's concert in Japan.Irish student Nicola Furlong was found dead in her Tokyo ... Read more...

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Mother of three immolates herself in Tibet


May 31st, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 31 (IANS) The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) Thursday said a mother of three immolated herself in Tibet to protest Beijing's "repressive policies" and demand the return of the ... Read more...

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Simpson sells baby photos for $800,000


May 13th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 13 (IANS) Singer Jessica Simpson and fiance Eric Johnson have reportedly sold the first pictures of their newborn daughter, Maxwell Drew, to People magazine for $800,000.The 31-year-old ... Read more...

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People search for burial space in Rawalpindi


May 5th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) People in Pakistan's Rawalpindi city are finding it difficult to bury their dead as they say there is not enough space left for their loved ones ... Read more...

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Rifles stolen as cops pray


May 4th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 4 (IANS) Unidentified people looted two Self-Loading Rifles (SLRs) from a police picket in Jammu and Kashmir when the policemen were away offering Friday prayers.Police said the miscreants ... Read more...

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Petition seeking action against Hazare, aides dismissed


May 4th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday dismissed a petition seeking directions to the government to initiate action against social activist Anna Hazare and two associates for ... Read more...

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Menon’s family expresses happiness at his release


May 3rd, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/Mysore, May 3 (IANS) Relief and happiness brimmed over among family members of Chhattisgarh's Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon Thursday after his release by Maoists.Menon's father A. Varadhas told ... Read more...

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Mamata announces Rs.1,000 for muezzins


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) Continuing to rain sops on the minorities, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday announced Rs.1,000 monthly honorarium for muezzins of mosques.She also included 33 ... Read more...

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Becoming parents is greatest experience: Simpson


May 2nd, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 2 (IANS) Singer Jessica Simpson, who has welcomed daughter Maxwell Drew Johnson with fiance Eric Johnson, says becoming parents is the greatest experience of their lives.Maxwell Drew ... Read more...

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Sonu Nigam pulls out of London gig


April 22nd, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Singer Sonu Nigam, who was due to perform at London's O2 arena Sunday, is disappointed after he had to cancel his visit following visa issues. Nigam ... Read more...

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Pope turns 85


April 16th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, April 16 (IANS/AKI) Pope Benedict XVI marked his 85th birthday Monday.The pope met his older brother, 88 year-old Father Georg Ratzinger, and asked Catholics to pray that he ... Read more...

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Robin Gibb in coma


April 14th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb, who has been battling cancer for the past few years, has gone into coma, following a bout of pneumonia.The singer's family, ... Read more...

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SC grants bail to Pakistani doctor Chisty


April 9th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday granted bail to Pakistani doctor Mohammad Khalil Chisty, who is undergoing life imprisonment in a jail in Ajmer for involvement in ... Read more...

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‘Bilawal is like Rahul Gandhi’


April 8th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 8 (IANS) As he visited the dargah of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti and interacted with the khadims of the shrine here Sunday, Bilawal Bhutto, the 24-year-old ... Read more...

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Zardari prays at Ajmer Sharif, donates $ 1m


April 8th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 8 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari accompanied by his son Bilawal Sunday offered prayers at the dargh of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti and announced a donation ... Read more...

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Zardari arrives in Ajmer, heads for dargah


April 8th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 8 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari arrived Sunday afternoon in Rajasthan's Ajmer town to offer prayers at the dargah of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti.The Indian ... Read more...

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Enjoyed lunch with Rahul and PM: tweets Bilawal Bhutto (Lead)


April 8th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Bilawal Bhutto, the 24-year-old son of Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari who came to India Sunday on his maiden visit, said he enjoyed lunch ... Read more...

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Zardari leaves for India


April 8th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari Sunday left on a one-day visit to India, where he will meeting Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over lunch and and ... Read more...

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Ahead of Zardari visit, Ajmer’s khadims remember Benazir


April 8th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 8 (IANS) When Syed Iqbal Kaptan helps Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari perform 'ziyarat' (prayer) at the dargah of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, the memories of his slain ... Read more...

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Stone-pelting mob clashes with police in Baramulla


April 6th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 6 (IANS) Police clashed with a mob of stone-pelters after Friday prayers in the North Kashmir town of Baramulla, 54 km from here, forcing the closure of businesses ... Read more...

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2,000 cops deployed for Zardari’s Delhi visit


April 6th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Ajmer, April 6 (IANS) Some 2,000 police personnel will be deployed for Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari's visit to New Delhi en route to Ajmer for offering prayers ... Read more...

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Talks on bilateral issues likely during Zardari visit: Krishna


April 6th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) All bilateral issues are likely to be discussed during Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's visit to India Sunday, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has ... Read more...

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Five killed in Rajasthan accident


April 5th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 4 (IANS) At least five people were killed and six injured when the sports utility vehicle (SUV) in which they were travelling rammed into a stationary truck on ... Read more...

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Delhi security to be beefed up for Zardari visit


April 4th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Security in the Indian capital will be beefed up ahead of Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari's visit April 8 en route to offering prayers ... Read more...

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3,000 Sikhs to visit Pakistan on Baisakhi


April 4th, 2012 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 4 (IANS) Around 3,000 Sikh devotees from India will visit Nankana Sahib, the birthplace of Guru Nanak which is now in Pakistan, to celebrate Baisakhi festival.Sikh devotees would ... Read more...

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Kashmiri woman stranded in Rajasthan


March 30th, 2012 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 30 IANS) A 45-year-old woman from Jammu and Kashmir has been left stranded in Rajasthan after her mentally challenged son went missing during a visit to the world-famous dargah ... Read more...

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Amid controversy, army chief prays at Vaishno Devi


March 29th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 29 (IANS) While the whole country talked about his stunning disclosures and latest confrontation with the government, army chief Gen. V.K. Singh paid a quiet visit to the ... Read more...

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Protests, prayers mark Hu visit


March 28th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 28 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao's visit to India for the BRICS summit was greeted here with protest banners and shuttered Tibetan shops.Most shops in the town's suburb ... Read more...

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Log on, perform prayers online!


March 18th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 18 (IANS) Two prominent Hindu shrines in Himachal Pradesh will offer online prayers and other services to devotees from this week.From this Chaitra Navratri festival, beginning March 23, ... Read more...

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Punjab cabinet prays at Amritsar shrines


March 16th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, March 16 (IANS) Led by Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, the entire Punjab cabinet Friday offered prayers at religious shrines in this Sikh holy city, including the holiest ... Read more...

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Tibetans demand ‘free Tibet’


March 10th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 10 (IANS) Tibetans in India's northeast gathered here Saturday to commemorate the 53rd anniversary of the Tibetan uprising which forced the Dalai Lama to flee to India.On the ... Read more...

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Senior officer’s PSO wounded in Srinagar militant attack


March 9th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 9 (IANS) Terrorists shot at and wounded the Personal Security Officer (PSO) of a senior state government official in the heart of Srinagar late Friday afternoon.A senior police ... Read more...

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