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Captive sailor’s family pleads with government


August 9th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 9 (IANS) The parents of 22-year-old sailor Aman Kumar, held captive by Somali pirates for the last 20 months, made a plea to the government Thursday to ensure ... Read more...

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It’s a conspiracy, says family of arrested Asiad medallist (Second lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) Even as Asian Games gold medallist athlete Pinki Pramanik was Friday sent to judicial custody after she was accused of being a male and held for ... Read more...

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Heat wave leaves poor and rich with little options


June 3rd, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) For Pushpa Rani, 38, a labourer who works a 16-hour day, seven days a week, the blistering heat that keeps most Delhi citizens indoors is ... Read more...

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Anaka, Joshna in last 8 of Chennai Open squash


May 23rd, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 23 (IANS) India's top junior Anaka Alankamony scripted a commendable 4-11, 11-0, 11-5, 4-11, 11-8 win over seventh seed Zulhijah Binti Azan of Malaysia as she joined second ... Read more...

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A white ribbon flutters towards safe motherhood in Rajasthan (With Images)


April 29th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, April 29 (IANS) Will the baby live? Will the mother survive childbirth? Not very long ago, it was left to fate to decide how a pregnant woman and her ... Read more...

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Nepal parties seek more time to settle statute row


April 23rd, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 23 (IANS) Major political parties of Nepal Monday sought two more days to thrash out contentious issues that have held up their constitution drafting.The Himalayan country's political parties ... Read more...

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Dravid’s son wields bat after he bids adieu


March 10th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) It was a poignant moment for India's cricketing icon Rahul Dravid to watch his seven-year-old elder son Samit wield the bat at the M. Chinnaswamy ... Read more...

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‘Prarthane’ entertains and educates; must watch (Kannada Movie Review)


January 8th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Prarthane"; Cast: Anant Nag, Prakash Raj, Pavitra Lokesh, Master Manoj, Master Sachin, Ashok, Sudha Murthy, B.C. Patil and Dinesh Mangalore; Screenplay writer-Director: Sadashiva Shenoy; Producers: G.C.Pushpa and N. Harish; Story ... Read more...

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MLS player conducts football camp


December 11th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 11 (IANS) A group of children from a village in the outskirts of the capital city here have spent some quality time with Major League Soccer (MLS) player ... Read more...

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Mahatma’s companion dead


November 28th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 28 (IANS) Pushpa Ranjan Chatterjee, who fasted with Mahatma Gandhi in 1947 here against India's break up and communal riots, died at his home in Hooghly Monday, family ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoist chief resurfaces after 48 hours


September 11th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 11 (IANS) After dropping out of public eye for 48 hours and triggering intense speculation about his disappearance, the chief of Nepal's ruling Maoist party, Pushpa Kamal Dahal ... Read more...

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New Nepal PM to visit India, sidestepping controversy


September 7th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 7 (IANS) Nepal's new prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru University scholar Baburam Bhattarai, will visit India after attending a UN meet in New York this month, thereby sidestepping ... Read more...

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Cash transfers to poor a faulty move, says NGO


September 6th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The Delhi government's scheme replacing the Public Distribution System with cash transfers is a "total fraud" as the poor will not benefit from receiving a ... Read more...

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Will 13 prove lucky for Nepal’s new PM?


September 5th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 5 (IANS) The chief of Nepal's ruling Maoist party, Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda, Monday publicly threw his weight behind his deputy and new Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai, a ... Read more...

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India treads gingerly in Nepal


August 31st, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 31 (IANS) Amidst speculation in Nepal that New Delhi was far more enthused over the election of Baburam Bhattarai as Nepal's new prime minister than over the ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad accident claims 7 lives


August 23rd, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 23 (IANS) Seven people died and six others were critically injured when a mini-truck rammed into parked vehicles and then a group of people near a temple on ... Read more...

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Three mowed down by speeding vehicle


August 23rd, 2011 - 2:27 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 23 (IANS) Three people were killed and 10 injured when a pickup vehicle first rammed into parked vehicles and then group of people near a temple on the ... Read more...

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Nepal crisis deepens as Maoists refuse to surrender arms


August 22nd, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 22 (IANS) The crisis in Nepal deepened Monday as major parties failed to name a new consensual prime minister and the former Maoist guerrillas again refused to hand ... Read more...

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Battle hots up for Nepal PM’s post


August 16th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 16 (IANS) The battle for Nepal's new prime minister hotted up Tuesday with the major parties stepping up negotiations after President Ram Baran Yadav gave them till Sunday ... Read more...

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Nepal PM gives in to Maoists to survive ouster bid


August 1st, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 1 (IANS) Facing an ultimatum from the Maoists, his own allies, to reshuffle the cabinet or face the withdrawal of their support, Nepal's embattled Prime Minister Jhala Nath ... Read more...

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Another ship stuck at Mumbai’s Juhu beach (Lead)


July 31st, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) In the second such incident in six weeks, a huge ship Sunday drifted to and ran aground at Juhu beach here, officials said.The ship is oil ... Read more...

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Nepal faces crisis as Maoists decide to recall ministers


July 30th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 30 (IANS) Nepal's five-month-old government faces another acid test this weekend. Its biggest ally, the Maoists, announced withdrawal of their ministers Saturday and gave the beleaguered ... Read more...

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‘Munni badnaam hui’ creates storm in Nepal parliament


July 29th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 29 (IANS) When Indian crooner Mamta Sharma's husky voice combined with glamour girl Malaika Arora's pulse-raising gyrations in Bollywood blockbuster "Dabangg", no one doubted that the raunchy song ... Read more...

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Girl falls into cauldron, dies (Lead)


July 27th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 27 (IANS) A four-year-old girl in Jharkhand died after falling into a cauldron in which mid-day meal was being cooked for school students, police said Wednesday.Pushpa slipped into ... Read more...

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US clears Nepal for investment


June 29th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 29 (IANS) Despite continued political instability in Nepal and the largest party in the ruling alliance still tagged a terrorist organisation by the US State Department, Washington is ... Read more...

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Punjab agency to install solar plant at Rashtrapati Bhawan


May 21st, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 20 (IANS) The Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) has been selected to install a solar power plant at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in the national capital, an official said ... Read more...

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Castration for rapist? Many women don’t agree


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The capital reported 489 cases of rape last year and the figure for Mumbai was 189. Little surprise then that a court's suggestion of surgical ... Read more...

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Khanal, Prachanda cabinet portfolio talks end inconclusively


April 13th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Apr. 13 (ANI): A meeting between the ruling coalition partners --the UCPN (Maoist) and the CPN-UML -- held to forge a consensus on Home portfolio ended inconclusively on Wednesday morning.According to ... Read more...

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Woman mauled, killed by leopard


March 12th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh), March 12 (IANS) A woman was mauled and killed by a leopard near Katarnia Ghat wildlife reserve in this Uttar Pradesh district, bordering Nepal, officials said Saturday."The ... Read more...

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Nepal’s Maoists finally set to join government


March 3rd, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 3 (IANS) Almost 23 months after the first government headed by the former Maoist guerrillas collapsed, the once underground party is now set to return to power after ... Read more...

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Shaky Nepal PM names cabinet, Maoists refuse to join (Lead)


February 10th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 10 (IANS) The political crisis dogging Nepal for seven months intensified Thursday with new Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal forced to swear in a three-member cabinet as his ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists refuse to join new government over power-sharing row


February 10th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 10 (IANS) The long political crisis that had dogged Nepal for seven months intensified Thursday with a power-sharing row making the Maoists refuse to join the government of ... Read more...

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Pension of major’s widow raised from Rs.80 to Rs.18,000 (Lead)


February 7th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The pension of an army officer's widow has been revised from Rs.80 to Rs.18,000 a month, the government Monday informed the Supreme Court, which, however, observed there ... Read more...

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Maoist chief withdraws from Nepal PM poll


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 3 (IANS) In a surprise move, Nepal's Maoist chief Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda withdrew from the prime ministerial poll Thursday, after striking a last-minute poll alliance with the ... Read more...

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Nepal PM poll to see four-cornered fight Thursday (Lead)


February 2nd, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 2 (IANS) In a surprise twist to Nepal's deadlocked prime minister election saga, a bloc of regional parties from the Terai plains decided to join the fray Thursday, ... Read more...

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