CBI searches: Jindal Group denies wrongdoing

May 16th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bellary (Karnataka), May 16 (IANS) Steel major Jindal Group Wednesday denied any wrongdoing or indulging in illegal activity even as the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) searched offices and houses ... 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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Lokayukta raids house, offices of Yeddyurappa’s kin

September 20th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) Karnataka Lokayukta (ombudsman) police Tuesday raided offices of scam-hit former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's two sons and son-in-law here in search of evidence in graft cases. Police ... Read more...

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‘Press photography in Goa’s illegal mines risky’

June 3rd, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 2 (IANS) Press photography in Goa's hinterland pockmarked by open cast iron ore mines is fraught with risk due to the illegal mining mafia, according to the head ... Read more...

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Ex-king’s son-in-law flees Nepal after brush with law

August 11th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 11 (IANS) Former king Gyanendra's son-in-law Raj Bahadur Singh, who has been showing a penchant for getting into controversies, has fled Nepal after his brush with the law ... Read more...

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Jan 19 deadline for STARS Foundation 2010 Impact Awards

January 13th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) London-based charity STARS Foundation has set a Jan 19 deadline for applications for its 2010 Impact Awards from organisations working with disadvantaged children in South Asia. The ... Read more...

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Wedding bells make Nepal Maoists call off strike (Lead)

December 8th, 2009 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 8 (IANS) Nepal's former Maoist guerrillas have withdrawn their trade and transport strike scheduled Wednesday -- traditionally an auspicious day for marriages -- after party leaders were flooded with ... Read more...

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Nabbed Nepali says he extorted ex-king’s daughter ‘with respect’

November 19th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 19 (IANS) A man, who was arrested by Nepal Police for trying to extract money from deposed king Gyanendra Shah's daughter Prerana Singh, is trying to mitigate his action saying ... Read more...

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Day of upsets in Pune tennis Futures

October 14th, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Oct 14 (IANS) Junior players Ankita Raina of Pune, Aishwarya Agarwal and Prerna Bhambri of Delhi upset seeded players to move into the women's singles quarterfinals of the $10000 MSLTA-AITA Women's ... Read more...

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More family members desert Nepal’s deposed king

August 4th, 2008 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 4 (IANS) His son and controversial former crown prince Paras was the first member of Nepal's disgraced former royal family to leave his motherland after the abolition of the 239-year-old ... Read more...

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Birthday blues for dethroned Nepal king

July 6th, 2008 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 6 (IANS) Nepal's dethroned king Gyanendra's 61st birthday falls Monday and this time it will be a sombre occasion - the first ever as a commoner outside the ... Read more...

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Nepal king to retain his business empire

May 26th, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by admin
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 26 (IANS) Though a historic assembly will officially proclaim Nepal, once the world's only Hindu kingdom, a republic next week and strip cornered King Gyanendra of his crown, ... Read more...

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