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Abu Jundal’s police custody extended till Aug 13


July 31st, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) A Mumbai metropolitan court Tuesday extended till Aug 13 the police custody of Abu Jundal, a key suspect in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack.Seeking Jundal's custody, ... Read more...

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Maharashtra axes four SEZs after local opposition


July 31st, 2012 - 1:50 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Stiff opposition from local communities and changed economic scenario in the country has resulted in axing four proposed Special Economic Zones (SEZ) in different parts of ... Read more...

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Taurani to launch son opposite Shruti Haasan


July 29th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Film producer Kumar Taurani is set to launch his son Girish in a musical opposite Shruti Haasan."The film will be a musical love story and Prabhu ... Read more...

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Thin crowd on third day of Team Anna’s fast


July 27th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Team Anna's fast at Delhi's Jantar Mantar for a stringent anti-corruption Lokpal bill entered its third day Friday, with the crowds still remaining thin.There ... Read more...

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Born weighing 450 grams, baby girl survives


July 26th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 26 (IANS) Born three months premature and weighing just 450 grams, an infant girl has survived and has been discharged from a private hospital in Mohali near here, ... Read more...

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India, China partners in development: Chinese consul general


July 25th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, July 25 (IANS) Asserting that India and China are not rivals, Chinese Consul General here Niu Qingbao Wednesday said both countries are rather partners in development of the region."China ... Read more...

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Chopda, Mutatkar top seeds in Maharashtra badminton


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Mumbai suburban's Sagar Chopda and Pune's Aditi Mutatkar have been listed as top seeds among the men and women respectively in the second Maharashtra Senior State ... Read more...

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Pratibha Patil’s new Pune retirement home not yet ready


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, July 22 (IANS) With her earlier choice of post-retirement home mired in controversy, President Pratibha Patil, whose term ends July 24, will now settle down in a consideably ... Read more...

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Relax, rejuvenate in lush green Fratelli Vineyards (With Images)


July 21st, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Two extended weekends in a month is a rarity, and it certainly calls for some holiday planning. If your idea of fun is a ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

From 340 rooms to four, temporary digs await Pratibha Patil


July 20th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) After the 340 rooms of Rashtrapati Bhavan, a four bedroom bungalow here will be President Pratibha Patil's temporary residence after she steps down July ... Read more...

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Its snowing in Mumbai-Pune!


July 15th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) It might be raining in the city, but at this mall in central Mumbai, it is snowing!Over 1,500 Mumbaikars screamed of joy as they experienced their ... Read more...

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26/11 plotter Jundal abandoned family for terrorism


July 8th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Driven by his commitment to jihad, 26/11 plotter Abu Jundal Hamza abandoned not only his family in India but also his Pakistani wife and ... Read more...

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Jundal was planning another 26/11-type strike: Investigators


July 6th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Abu Jundal Hamza, one of the handlers of the 26/11 attackers, was planning a similar strike with an Indian Mujahideen (IM) module that he ... Read more...

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Defence academy chief shifted over recruitment scam


July 4th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Lt. Gen. Jitendra Singh, commandant of the National Defence Academy (NDA) at Pune, that has been caught in a recruitment scandal in recent days, was ... Read more...

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Defence academy job scam: CBI arrests another accused (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Pune, July 2 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested another army officer in connection with a multi-crore rupee civilian recruitment scam in the National Defence Academy (NDA), ... Read more...

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I’m translating Mahabharata for young English-speaking readers: Bibek Debroy


July 1st, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Well-known economist Bibek Debroy is addressing a growing need among youngsters bred on English as their staple tongue: He is translating the Indian epic Mahabharata ... Read more...

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In encephalitis-hit Bihar, parents pray to god to save their kids


June 29th, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Muzaffarpur(Bihar), June 29 (IANS) The disease has already claimed the lives of more than 200 children and affected nearly 600 in Bihar. Distraught parents are now praying to god to ... Read more...

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Passport offices to work on weekend


June 28th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) With the surging demand for passports and glitches in online applications, the external affairs ministry Thursday announced that passport offices will remain open this weekend ... Read more...

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Killer disease is not Japanese encephalitis


June 28th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 28 (IANS) It is official now. The acute encephalitis syndrome(AES) that has killed 233 children in Bihar since May is not Japanese encephalitis, it was announced Thursday.The ruling ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Sena men shut down ‘pollution tax’ post at Lonavala


June 25th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, June 25 (IANS) An illegal 'pollution tax' collection centre at the popular hill resort of Lonavala in Maharashtra was shut down Monday by angry activists of the Shiv ... Read more...

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Syria, Jordan confirm Nehru Cup participation


June 23rd, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Syria and Jordan have confirmed participation in the Nehru Cup football tournament in Delhi August 16-26 and the All-India Football Federation (AIFF) is waiting to ... Read more...

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65 bikers roar off on Himalayan odyssey


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The ninth Royal Enfield Himalayan Odyssey was flagged off here Saturday with 65 riders scheduled to cover 2,700 km over a period of 16 days ... Read more...

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Don’t underestimate talent in India: Animator Arjun Rihan (With Image)


June 23rd, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Indian animator Arjun Rihan had a fulfilling experience while working on his first international project, Disney-Pixar's just released 3D animation film "Brave". But he says ... Read more...

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44 at Juhu rave party test positive for drugs


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Over a month after 96 people were detained for allegedly consuming drugs at a Mumbai hotel, 44 people tested positive for drugs as the results for ... Read more...

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12,000 Delhi premises conducive for mosquito breeding: Walia


June 22nd, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) A total of 12,000 premises in the capital were found to be conducive for mosquitoes' breeding from February to June this year, said Delhi Health ... Read more...

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Man held in Delhi for hoax bomb call


June 18th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) A 29-year-old man was arrested here for making a hoax bomb call in a bid to delay a flight for which he had got delayed, ... Read more...

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Players’ obsession is only to win: Hockey coach Michael Nobbs


June 17th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) India's hockey coach Michael Nobbs says the one good thing about the present lot of players is that they are neither euphoric nor weighed down ... Read more...

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Toll rise to 32 in Maharashtra bus accident (Second Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) At least 32 people were killed and 15 injured when a private passenger bus carrying pilgrims to Shirdi fell off a river bridge near Osmanabad town ... Read more...

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30 pilgrims dead in Maharashtra bus accident (Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) At least 30 people were killed and 14 injured when a private bus carrying pilgrims fell off a river bridge near Osmanabad town early Saturday, police ... Read more...

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Three engineering students drown in Arabian Sea


June 10th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Raigad (Maharashtra), June 10 (IANS) A weekend trip turned tragic for three engineering students, including a girl, who drowned off the Harihareshwar Beach on the Konkan coast here Sunday, a ... Read more...

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Murdered IM operative’s family demands CBI probe


June 9th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 9 (IANS) Family members of a suspected Indian Mujahideen operative Qateel Mohammed Jaffer Siddiqui, who was found murdered inside his cell in Pune's Yerawada Central Jail, have demanded ... Read more...

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Four killed in Kashmir highway accident


June 4th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 4 (IANS) Four people, including two tourists and two locals, were killed when the vehicle they were travelling in hit an oil tanker in north Kashmir's Pulwama district ... Read more...

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Boman visits ‘Tarak Mehta…’ sets (Movie Snippet)


June 3rd, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Actor Boman Irani will soon appear on television series "Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah" to promote his forthcoming film "Ferrari Ki Sawaari"."On the sets of 'Taarak ... Read more...

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Only Knight Riders belong to Kolkata: Gambhir


June 1st, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Kolkata Knight Riders' captain Gautam Gambhir says he never felt like an outsider in the state, which is obsessed ... Read more...

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Shutdown begins peacefully in Maharashtra


May 31st, 2012 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) The Opposition-sponsored shutdown started in Mumbai and the state peacefully Thursday, barring sporadic incidents of violence in Thane and Pune, officials said.There were at least ... Read more...

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