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Arab Spring’s turbulent wake confronts US


September 14th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The assassination of the US ambassador to Libya and attacks on US embassies in Egypt and Yemen have stunned Washington, forcing it to urgently ... Read more...

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Amarinder’s return to Punjab is news! (Punjab Newsletter)


August 31st, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 31 (IANS) Strange as it may sound, the return of Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh to the state and his proposed political tour make news in Punjab.The ... Read more...

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Wipro to expand Kolkata project


August 27th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 27 (IANS) Wipro Technologies will expand its campus in Kolkata, Chairman Azim Premji said Monday but refused to comment on the company's proposed special economic zone (SEZ) ... Read more...

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It’s a BJP strategy to avoid discussion: Bansal


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Parliamentary Affairs Minister P.K. Bansal said Thursday the opposition is deliberately stalling parliament as part of its strategy to avoid a discussion on the ... Read more...

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Ramdev to continue fast, gives Monday deadline to PM (lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev said he has set a deadline for Sunday evening for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to act on his demands, including ... Read more...

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Ramdev to continue fast, gives deadline to PM


August 12th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev said he has set a deadline for Sunday evening for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to act on his demands, including ... Read more...

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DU officials say no 100 percent cut-off this time


June 20th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Delhi University officials Wednesday reassured students that last year's 100 percent cut-off debacle will not happen again."Although the cut-off is expected to rise again due ... Read more...

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Spot-fixing not setting good example: Tendulkar


June 1st, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) India's batting great Sachin Tendulkar said Friday that spot-fixing incidents in the recently concluded Indian Premier League (IPL) were not setting a good example for ... Read more...

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Despite loss, Dhoni best T-20 captain: Ganguly (Lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Calling M.S. Dhoni India's best T-20 skipper, former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly Sunday said the time had not come yet to compare Gautam Gambhir with ... Read more...

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Gambhir can’t be compared to MSD as t20 captain: Ganguly


May 28th, 2012 - 3:24 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Calling M.S. Dhoni as India's best twenty20 skipper, former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly Sunday said the time has not come to compare Gautam Gambhir ... Read more...

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Court strikes down Maharashtra caste panels


May 4th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Friday struck down the Maharashtra government-appointed caste scrutiny committees which issued around 27,000 caste verification certificates in the past few months.Accordingly, all ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Oil firms ask government to compensate them


April 17th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Three state-owned oil marketing companies (OMCs) Tuesday asked the government to temporarily declare petrol as a regulated commodity, reduce state sales tax and provide hundred ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Question mark over hanging of BKI terrorist Rajoana (Roundup)


March 26th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 26 (IANS) The March 31 hanging of Sikh terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana in the assassination of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh appeared unsure Monday after the ... Read more...

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Kingfisher Airlines makes alternate booking arrangements


March 9th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines Friday said that it has made alternate arrangements for selling its tickets after it was suspended from inter-airline transaction body International ... Read more...

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IATA suspends Kingfisher from inter-airline transaction system (Third Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) In yet another big blow to Kingfisher Airlines, a leading international association Wednesday suspended the carrier from its inter-airline transaction body for failure in settling ... Read more...

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Travel agents barred from ticketing for Kingfisher (Second Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) In yet another big blow to Kingfisher Airlines, travel agents were asked by a leading international association Wednesday to immediately stop booking tickets on the ... Read more...

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Travel agents barred from ticketing for Kingfisher (Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) In yet another big blow to Kingfisher Airlines, travel agents were asked by a leading international association Wednesday to immediately stop booking tickets on the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

A first for Pakistan: Gilani indicted for contempt (Evening Lead)


February 13th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani was Monday indicted by the Supreme Court for refusing to reopen corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari. Gilani, ... Read more...

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Adityanath sees a hung assembly in Uttar Pradesh


February 11th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 11 (IANS) Saffron-clad Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Lok Sabha member Yogi Adityanath Saturday not only predicted a fractured verdict in the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections ... Read more...

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BJP asks for Rahul’s views on black money


February 7th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday asked Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to express his views on black money stashed abroad and how to bring it ... Read more...

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Kashmir rights panel headless, cases pile up


February 3rd, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 3 (IANS) Over 1,100 cases have piled up with the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) in the militancy-hit Jammu and Kashmir, as it has remained headless for more ... Read more...

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Regency Ceramics declares lockout at Yanam unit


February 1st, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 1 (IANS) Floor tiles major Regency Ceramics Ltd Wednesday declared a lockout at its unit in Yanam, Puducherry, which was burnt down during last week's labour unrest.A three-page ... Read more...

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Battered baby critical, government offers support (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) An abandoned two-year-old baby Friday continued to be in a critical condition at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), where she is being ... Read more...

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Battered baby battles for life, parents untraceable


January 27th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) As a two-year-old abandoned baby suffering from multiple injuries battled for life at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Friday, police were still ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

British Kashmiri group opposes MFN status to India


January 13th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) A Kashmiri group based in Britain -- the Tehreek-e-Kashmir UK -- has opposed granting of "Most Favoured Nation" (MFN) status by Pakistan to India, a media ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Hazare stable, responding well to treatment


January 4th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 4 (IANS) Anna Hazare, admitted to hospital with chest congestion, is responding well to treatment and his condition is improving, doctors attending on him said here Wednesday."Anna ... Read more...

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Hazare to stay in hospital


January 3rd, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 3 (IANS) Doctors attending on activist Anna Hazare said Tuesday that his discharge from hospital, earlier slated for Friday, might be postponed for two more days due ... Read more...

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Anna advised a month’s rest, uncertainty over poll plans (Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 2 (IANS) Doctors here have advised Anna Hazare one month's rest, putting a question mark over his plans to campaign against the Congress in the forthcoming assembly ... Read more...

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Anna advised month’s rest, uncertainty over poll plans


January 2nd, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 2 (IANS) Doctors have advised Anna Hazare one month's rest, putting a question mark over his plans to campaign against the Congress in the forthcoming assembly polls ... Read more...

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BJP should have acted wisely, responsibly: Khurshid


December 30th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of acting arrogantly during the debate in the Rajya Sabha on the Lokpal bill a day earlier, Law ... Read more...

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Onus on government to pass Lokpal bill: Kiran Bedi


December 30th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Team Anna Friday blamed the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) for the failure to pass the Lokpal bill in the Rajya Sabha and said the ... Read more...

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BJP wants a strong Lokpal bill: Jaitley


December 29th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wants a "strong" Lokpal bill and not the "weak" government version, Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun ... Read more...

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Industrialist’s kidnapped son untraced in Chhattisgarh


December 26th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 26 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Police are clueless about the whereabouts of the 16-year-old son of a leading industrialist who was kidnapped Dec 15 in full public view when ... Read more...

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Jharkhand police failed to present key witness in massacre case


December 15th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 15 (IANS) Acquittal by the Jharkhand High Court of four suspected Maoists who were awarded death sentence for the 2007 massacre of 19 people, including the son of ... Read more...

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BJP flays Lokpal report


December 9th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) As a parliamentary panel tabled its report on the Lokpal bill Friday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said non-inclusion of Citizen's Charter and lower ... Read more...

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