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Anna, team stand ’separated’


September 19th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare said Wednesday he will neither form a political party nor join one, formalizing his "separation" with his former team and with ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare group meets in Delhi to decide future strategy (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A meeting of India Against Corruption (IAC) is underway in the capital to discuss the future course of the anti-corruption movement after its chief proponent ... Read more...

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Team Anna meets in Delhi to decide future strategy


September 19th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A meeting of India Against Corruption (IAC) is underway in the capital to discuss the future course of the anti-corruption movement after its chief proponent ... Read more...

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Bappi Lahiri to judge DJ hunt


September 19th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Bollywood composer Bappi Lahiri will be judging the second season of a disc-jockey (DJ) hunt "MirchiMix" by a radio station, and says he is looking ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel launches navigation application


September 12th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Telecom service provider Bharti Airtel Wednesday launched a navigation application - SmartDrive - that enables users to view their location on a map and plan ... Read more...

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Abu Jundal sent to judicial custody till Sep 24


September 10th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) A special court here Monday remanded key 26/11 handler and suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist Abu Jundal to judicial custody till Sep 24, a police official said.Maharashtra Control ... Read more...

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Online rumours on Assam riots terror handiwork: Shinde


September 6th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Thursday said the communal colour given to the recent ethnic violence in Assam was "unfortunate" and noted that the "motivated" online ... Read more...

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Mercedes to increase investments to Rs.850 crore


September 5th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) German automobile manufacturer Mercedes-Benz Wednesday said it plans to increase investment in India to Rs.850 crore by 2014.The company, which has already spent in ... Read more...

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NEC to construct hostel for northeast students in Bangalore


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 3 (IANS) The North Eastern Council (NEC), the nodal agency for economic and social development of the region, Monday announced that it would construct a hostel exclusively for ... Read more...

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Spreading peace, brotherhood among Northeast friends - through music (With Images)


August 31st, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) India has repeatedly proven how multi-ethnic groups can co-exist without killing each other and it must continue to do so, believes Nagaland-based singer-composer Alo Wanth, ... Read more...

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Federation Cup: Pune FC placed in tough draw


August 31st, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Pune FC has been clubbed with Salgaocar SC, Prayag United SC and United Sikkim SC in Group D of the 34rd Federation Cup that begins ... Read more...

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Assam violence a cause of worry: PM


August 31st, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Aug 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said the ethnic violence in Assam that has claimed over 80 lives is a "cause of ... Read more...

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26/11 hero is Mumbai’s new joint police commissioner


August 30th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court verdict upheld Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab's death sentence, the state government Thursday transferred a 26/11 hero, Sadanand Date, as joint ... Read more...

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India rocks, say ‘Poets of the Fall’


August 28th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) Exuberant after a performance across different cities in India, the world's leading rock band "Poets of the Fall" Tuesday said they found the country "rocking" and ... Read more...

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Can’t rule out more border tunnels: Home secretary (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 24 (IANS) Home Secretary R.K. Singh said Friday that it is possible Pakistan may have dug more tunnels to push militants and weapons into India.He also the media ... Read more...

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Government raises cap on bulk SMSes from five to 20


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The government Thursday increased the cap on SMSes to 20 from five announced last week for 15 days with immediate effect.According to the Ministry ... Read more...

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Central team to visit Assam for rehabilitation efforts


August 20th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) A central team of officials will pay a three-day visit to Assam from Tuesday to assist the state administration in the rehabilitation of over 2 ... Read more...

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Assam violence not Hindu-Muslim clash: Minister for Northeast (Interview)


August 20th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The ethnic violence in Assam which led to an exodus of thousands of northeastern people from other parts of India was not a Hindu-Muslim clash, ... Read more...

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Child injured in high-tension cable explosion near Pune


August 17th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 17 (IANS) A five-year-old child sustained minor injuries when a high-tension wire exploded in Pimpri-Chinchwad city near Pune Friday, police said.According to police control, the explosion followed a ... Read more...

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Bulk SMS, MMS banned for 15 days


August 17th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The government Friday banned bulk SMS and MMS messages for 15 days in view of the exodus of people from the northeast from cities like ... Read more...

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Parties unite for northeast, PM assures safety (Second Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) MPs cutting across party lines Friday spoke as one in support of people from the northeast with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh declaring in both ... Read more...

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Panicky Assamese leaving Maharashtra


August 16th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) People from Assam and other northeast states are fleeing to their home states after some of them were targeted by miscreants in Maharashtra in the past ... Read more...

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Low key I-Day celebrations in Maharashtra


August 15th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Maharashtra celebrated Independence Day in a sombre mood Wednesday amid flag hoisting ceremonies and singing of national anthem at most places in the state.The celebrations were ... Read more...

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Maharashtra announces three-day mourning for Deshmukh


August 14th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) The Mahrashtra government Tuesday announced three-day state mourning following the death of union minister and former chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh.However, Governor K. Sankaranarayanan and Chief Minister ... Read more...

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‘English Vinglish’ inspired by my mom: Gauri Shinde (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Ad filmmaker Gauri Shinde is bringing the story of an Indian woman battling language problem in the US in her directorial debut "English Vinglish". She says ... Read more...

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I want to be like Hrithik Roshan: ‘DID Li’l Masters 2′ winner (With Images)


August 13th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Winning reality show "Dance India Dance Li'l Masters 2" seems like a "dream" for Faisal Khan, whose father is an autorickshaw driver. The 13-year-old ... Read more...

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Sack Maharashtra home minister: BJP


August 13th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday demanded the sacking of Maharashtra Home Minister R. R. Patil for his alleged failure to maintain law and order ... Read more...

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Jundal wants his confession to be recorded


August 10th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Key 26/11 handler Abu Jundal is understood to have applied in a special court here for recording of his confession statement in connection with the 2008 ... Read more...

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The cost of getting a new nose in Asia (The Funny Side)


August 10th, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Got an email the other day from a guy looking for a new, improved nose. He said he did not want his name in the paper, as "most people believe ... Read more...

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Kasab, Jundal to be jointly questioned by Mumbai Police


August 10th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Thursday granted permission to Mumbai Police Crime Branch to jointly question Ajmal Kasab, the sole surviving gunman in the 26/11 terror attack, and ... Read more...

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Hazare to join Ramdev’s fast


August 6th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Anna Hazare, who left for Pune Monday after announcing the disbanding of his team, will return here to join yoga guru Ramdev in his ... Read more...

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Now, ID proof must to buy bicycles in Jaipur


August 3rd, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 3 (IANS) Unwilling to take chances with bicycles after the recent explosions in Pune and the 2008 blasts in this Rajasthan capital, police have asked all bicycle shop ... Read more...

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Ashok Leyland’s sales grow, Bajaj Auto dip in July


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 2 (IANS) City-based commercial vehicle major Ashok Leyland Ltd closed July with higher sales compared to the number of vehicles sold during the same month in 2011, while ... Read more...

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Security beefed up at Hazare’s fast venue


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Security was Wednesday beefed up at the venue of Team Anna's fast at Jantar Mantar following four low-intensity explosions in Pune.While a bomb disposal ... Read more...

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Alert sounded in Uttar Pradesh


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 1 (IANS) An alert was sounded across Uttar Pradesh following four low-intensity explosions in Pune in Mahararashtra Wednesday, police said, as they stepped up security in major ... Read more...

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