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Delhi Shutdown: Markets closed, but life largely unaffected (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The daylong countrywide bandh called to protest the government's economic measures evoked mixed response in the national capital Thursday with most markets remaining shut, but ... Read more...

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Nashik open university launches web radio


September 8th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), Sep 8 (IANS) The Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU) has launched its interactive live web radio from a studio in the sprawling 150-acre campus in Nashik, an ... Read more...

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Maharashtra minister denies role in coal block cases


September 5th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), Sep 5 (IANS) Maharashtra minister Rajendra Darda Wednesday said he had nothing to do with the company booked by the CBI over irregularities in coal block allocations.The minister's ... Read more...

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Two more arrested for vandalising Mayawati’s statue


August 28th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 28 (IANS) The Lucknow police Tuesday arrested two more persons in connection with the July 26 vandalism of former UP chief minister Mayawati's statue.The two arrested youth were ... Read more...

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Filipinos explore business with Rajasthan stone industry


August 25th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 25 (IANS) A business delegation from the Philippines visited the Rajasthan State Industrial Development and Investment Corporation (RIICO), exploring tie-ups with the state's stone and ceramics industry.The 28-member ... Read more...

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Chavan, ministers visit ailing Deshmukh


August 8th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan along with Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and over half a dozen cabinet ministers Wednesday called on the ailing union Minister ... Read more...

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Rail official killed in Bihar


August 8th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 8 (IANS) A railway official was beaten to death on a train in Bihar by a group of people who thought he was a thief, police said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Three Ambedkar statues vandalised in UP


July 28th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 28 (IANS) Two days after a statue of former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati was vandalised here, three statues of Dalit icon B.R. Ambedkar were damaged in ... Read more...

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Prime accused in Mayawati statue vandalism held (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 27 (IANS) The prime accused in the vandalisation of Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati's statue in Lucknow was arrested in Gurgaon Friday night, police said.Amit Jani, president ... Read more...

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Prime accused in Mayawati statue vandalism held


July 28th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 27 (IANS) The prime accused in the vandalisation of Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati's statue in Lucknow, was arrested in Gurgaon Friday night, police said.Amit Jani, president ... Read more...

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Freedom fighter Jawaharlal Darda’s widow dead


July 19th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, July 19 (IANS) Matoshri Veenadevi Darda, widow of the late freedom fighter Jawaharlal Darda, died here Thursday after prolonged illness, family sources said.She was 85 and is survived by ... Read more...

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Sprint double for Dutee Chand of Odisha


July 14th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 14 (IANS) Dutee Chand of Odisha achieved a sprint double as she won the 200 metres while equalling the National and Meet record of 24.49 seconds in the ... Read more...

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Have flip-flops spiked Akhilesh Yadav’s political honeymoon? (News Analysis)


July 9th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 9 (IANS) Is the political honeymoon of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav over sooner rather than later?Beginning Monday, as Yadav junior proceeds on a four-day family ... Read more...

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Man kills mother, brother for money


June 29th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 29 (IANS) A 30-year-old unemployed man killed his mother and younger brother in Rajasthan's Ajmer town Friday after they refused to lend him money, police said.The man, identified ... Read more...

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Chopper mishap: Bedridden Munda sits up for first time


June 24th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 24 (IANS) One-and-a-half months after he suffered grievous injuries in a helicopter accident, Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Sunday sat up for a few minutes, an official statement ... Read more...

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Bombay High Court to hear suit against petrol price hike


May 28th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) The Bombay High Court will Wednesday hear a public suit against the recent hike in petrol prices. Acting on the suit filed Monday by Rajendra Phanse, ... Read more...

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Nothing good about ‘Villain’ (Kannada Movie Review)


May 26th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Villain"; Cast: Audithya, Raagini, Rangayana Raghu, Shobharaj, Dharma, Malathi Sardeshpande; Screenplay and Direction: M.S. Ramesh; Producer: Yogish Hunasuru; Camera: Dasari Seenu; Music: Guru Kiran; Rating *1/2M.S. Ramesh's "Villain" was expected ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party’s next goal: Mulayam as PM


May 23rd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 23 (IANS) Just over two months after Akhilesh Yadav took over the reins of Uttar Pradesh, the Samajwadi Party seems to have fast-tracked its campaign to pitch ... Read more...

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Dust storm hits Delhi, delays flights


May 17th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) A layer of dust covered the capital Thursday bringing down visibility and delaying the landing of flights."A 60 km per hour wind between 4.30-7.30 a.m. ... Read more...

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Akhilesh takes oath as legislative council member


May 14th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday took oath as a member of the legislative council. The 38-year-old chief minister was recently elected unopposed to ... Read more...

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Nepal flood toll rises to 15, many missing (Lead)


May 6th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) At least 15 people have been killed and dozens of others are still missing in Nepal following an avalanche in the country' Annapurna range which triggered ... Read more...

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Nepal flood toll reaches 15: Reports


May 6th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) As many as 15 people have been killed and many are still missing following an avalanche in Nepal's Annapurna range which triggered a massive flood in ... Read more...

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13 killed, dozens missing in Nepal flood (Lead)


May 5th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 5 (IANS) At least 13 people died and dozens of others, including three Russians, went missing after an avalanche in Nepal's Annapurna range triggered a massive flood in ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Nepal flood


May 5th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 5 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and dozens of others were missing after an avalanche in Nepal's Annapurna range triggered a massive flood in the Seti ... Read more...

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Women power at Delhi civic polls (Sidelights)


April 15th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) In the old quarters of Delhi, many veiled women, dragging their children along, were seen thronging the polling booths to vote in the civic ... Read more...

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Maharashtra government, opposition trade charges


April 9th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Maharashtra Industry Minister Narayan Rane Monday claimed that he had a list of the state's opposition leaders who had allegedly acquired land for different purposes ... Read more...

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‘Media should self-regulate, ward off regulator’


April 2nd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Self-regulation by the Indian media is better than external agencies breathing down its reportage, experts said at an event here even as the Supreme Court ... Read more...

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‘Indian print media will flourish for 15 years’ (Lead)


April 1st, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) In contrast to the steep fall in newspaper circulation in the US, the Indian newspaper industry will witness strong growth for the next decade and ... Read more...

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Indian print media will flourish for next 15 years


April 1st, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) In contrast to the West, the Indian newspaper industry will grow strongly for another decade and a half due to mounting literacy, says international media ... Read more...

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Rajasthan’s single window law facilitates investment: Minister


March 28th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 28 (IANS) Rajasthan Industries Minister Rajendra Pareek Wednesday said the state government's single window act had facilitated investment in the state, which had emerged as one of the ... Read more...

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Ajit Pawar presents marginally surplus Maharashtra budget


March 26th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister Ajit Pawar presented a marginally revenue-suplus state budget for 2012-13, extensively focusing on infrastructure, social, health and tourism sectors.However, ... Read more...

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Kerala legislators all set for pay hike


March 20th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 20 (IANS) A bill for increasing the pay and perks of legislators and pension of former members was presented Tuesday in the Kerala assembly by Chief Minister Oommen ... Read more...

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SP’s poll sop sparks law and order scare


March 13th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/Agra, March 13 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party's (SP) biggest election sop - Rs.1,000 a month to every unemployed person till age 35 - has turned out to be a nightmare ... Read more...

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Dreaded Chambal dacoit killed in shootout


March 5th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 5 (IANS) One of the Chambal region's most dreaded dacoits was killed in a gun battle with the police in Rajasthan's Dholpur district early Sunday morning, police said.A ... Read more...

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‘Munjaane’ - Hero saves this average fare (Kannada Movie Review)


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Munjaane"; Cast: Ganesh, Manjari Phadnis, Malavika Avinash, Raghavendra Joshi, M.N. Lakshmi Devi, Rajendra Karanth; Story-Screenplay-Music-Lyrics-Dialogues-Direction: S. Narayan; Producer: Bhagyavathi Narayan; Camera: Jagadish Waali; Rating: **It seems that S. ... Read more...

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