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Opposition Congress at receiving end (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


March 18th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 18 (IANS) The opposition Congress in Himachal Pradesh is finding itself at the receiving end after the party's poor showing in the recently held assembly polls in ... Read more...

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Himachal legislator for ‘no work, no pay’ in house


March 16th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 16 (IANS) With the Himachal Pradesh assembly being stalled for the fifth consecutive day, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ravinder Singh Ravi Friday favoured "no work, no pay" if minimum ... Read more...

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Congress legislators gag up with black bands


March 15th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 15 (IANS) After raising allegations of corruption against Health Minister Rajeev Bindal for three days, Congress legislators took to 'Gandhigiri' Thursday, gagging themselves with black bands in the ... Read more...

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Stalemate continues in Himachal assembly


March 14th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 14 (IANS) The stalemate in the Himachal Pradesh assembly between the opposition Congress and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) continued for third day Wednesday, with the ... Read more...

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Ruckus in Himachal assembly over corruption


March 13th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 13 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh assembly was adjourned for the day as members of the treasury and opposition benches virtually came to blows Tuesday following arguments over ... Read more...

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World Cup semifinal: Ganguly refutes fixing allegations


March 12th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Rubbishing reports of match-fixing in 2011 World Cup semifinal against Pakistan, former captain Sourav Ganguly said Monday that India won the tournament on merit and ... Read more...

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Himachal minister resigns amid assembly uproar (Lead)


March 12th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 12 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Health Minister Rajeev Bindal, facing allegations of corruption, gave his resignation Monday to Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal in the assembly amid uproar.Refuting ... Read more...

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Himachal minister resigns


March 12th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 12 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Health Minister Rajeev Bindal, facing allegations of corruption from the opposition Congress, denied the charges but Monday submitted his resignation to Chief Minister Prem ... Read more...

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Himachal BJP rebels seek probe against minister


March 2nd, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 2 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) dissidents in Himachal Pradesh Friday demanded a CBI probe into the "amassing of immovable assets" by state Health Minister Rajeev Bindal, ... Read more...

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Positive outcome on Sahara by this week: IPL chief


February 15th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Rajeev Shukla said Wednesday that talks are going on between the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and ... Read more...

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BCCI to clear issues with Sahara through dialogue (Roundup)


February 6th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) appeared to climb down Monday and talked of reconciliation rather than confrontation with its estranged chief ... Read more...

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BCCI chief wants to reconcile with Sahara India (Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) There appeared to be a climb down Monday by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) which talked of reconciliation rather than confrontation ... Read more...

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Ruling BJP in trouble ahead of assembly polls (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


February 5th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 5 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh have warmed up to assembly election fever. Ahead of the house's tenure ending in December, a faction of the ruling BJP ... Read more...

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Sahara pullout as BCCI sponsor overshadows IPL auction


February 4th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) The dramatic pullout of Sahara India from the fifth edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) as franchisee of Pune Warriors and as the main sponsor ... Read more...

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Sahara’s pull out unfortunate: BCCI


February 4th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Saturday termed Sahara's pull out from sponsorship and the Pune franchise of the Indian Premier League (IPL) ... Read more...

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Mehta eases into semis of National Snooker Championship


February 3rd, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 3 (IANS) Defending champion Aditya Mehta, along with Kamal Chawla, Brijesh Damani and Shahbaaz Khan entered the semi-finals of the 78th Manisha-National snooker championship, here Friday.Mehta, who opened ... Read more...

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Indian hospitals to treat injured Libyans


January 31st, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) After initial dilly-dallying in recognising the new regime in Libya, India is now helping the north African country recover from its civil war by offering ... Read more...

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Four accused in Adnan Patrawala murder acquitted (Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) A Mumbai sessions court Monday acquitted four accused in the 2007 kidnapping and murder of 16-year-old Adnan Patrawala after the prosecution failed to prove its case, ... Read more...

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TV actor Rajiv Paul pens book, thanks Juhi Chawal for support


January 30th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai Jan 30, (IANS) Television actor Rajiv Paul has turned author with "Mumbai, Mohabbat aur Tanhayi", a collection of Hindi poems, and thanks his friend and actress Juhi Chawla for ... Read more...

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Four accused in Adnan Patrawala murder acquitted


January 30th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) A Mumbai sessions court Monday acquitted four accused in the 2007 Adnan Patrawala murder case after the prosecution failed to prove its case, a lawyer said. ... Read more...

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Five rapists of minor get life term


January 28th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Saying that scientific evidence plays an important role in establishing guilt, a Delhi court Saturday sentenced five accused to life term for raping a minor ... Read more...

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15 Indian MPs reach Pakistan for talks


January 16th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) A 15-member multi-party parliamentary delegation from India has arrived in Pakistan to take part in the third round of the Pakistan-India Parliamentarians' Dialogue.The two-day dialogue ... Read more...

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Himachal plans data centre for hospital records


January 16th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 16 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government is planning to link all its major hospitals to a central data centre using a new information technology system, state Health and ... Read more...

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Veena, Riya may team for item number in ‘Zindagi 50-50′


January 10th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) Pakistani actress Veena Malik and Riya Sen, known for their time rivalry, courtesy Ashmit Patel, are playing lead roles in "Zindagi 50-50", but they shot their ... Read more...

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Plea on Jamia Milia students union poll withdrawn (Second Lead)


January 9th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) A former student of Jamia Milia Islamia Monday withdrew from the Delhi High Court a petition seeking quashing of a 2006 decision of the central ... Read more...

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Himachal seeks central package for health services


January 9th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 9 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Monday sought special financial assistance from the central government to strengthen health services, an official statement said here.State Health Minister Rajeev Bindal met Union ... Read more...

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Four get death for gang rape, murder


January 4th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 4 (IANS) A court in Mandla district of Madhya Pradesh has awarded death sentence to four people for the gang rape and killing of a woman in March ... Read more...

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Court frees man branded a gangster, slams police (Lead)


December 27th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) A vegetable seller has been freed by a Delhi court, which slammed the police for invoking a stringent law meant to deal with criminal gangs ... Read more...

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Kanimozhi, five others released from Tihar (Roundup)


November 29th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi, a key accused in the spectrum scandal, walked out of Tihar jail here Tuesday after spending 194 long days. Five others ... Read more...

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Kanimozhi, five others released from Tihar (Lead)


November 29th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) DMK leader and Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi and five others accused in the second generation (2G) spectrum case Tuesday evening walked out of Tihar jail, ... Read more...

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Kanimozhi to leave Tihar in evening


November 29th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Jailed DMK MP Kanimozhi will leave Tihar Jail Tuesday evening, a day after she was granted bail by the Delhi High Court in the 2G ... Read more...

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Highlights of court order on bail for five in 2G case


November 28th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday granted bail to five co-accused in the 2G case. Following are the highlights of Justice V.K. Shali's order and ... Read more...

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Kanimozhi, four others get bail, Karunanidhi beams (Roundup)


November 28th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, Nov 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday granted bail to DMK MP Kanimozhi and four others jailed for over six months in the spectrum saga, triggering celebrations ... Read more...

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2G case: Kanimozhi, four others get bail


November 28th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday granted bail to DMK MP Kanimozhi and four other accused in the 2G spectrum allocation case. The order on the ... Read more...

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Not all Youth Congress office-bearers are elected


November 28th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The two-day Indian Youth Congress (IYC) meeting from Monday is called "National level elected office-bearers' convention". But while its state unit leaders are democratically ... Read more...

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