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Modi attacked for malnutrition remark


August 30th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Thursday drew flak for his "flippant" remark that malnutrition in his state was due to women, especially young girls, ... Read more...

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Shukla caught on mike telling Kurien to adjourn Rajya Sabha


August 21st, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Shukla Tuesday got embroiled in a controversy when he was heard telling Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P.J. ... Read more...

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Coal allotment: Chorus for PM’s resignation, parliament adjourned (Third Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) A combative opposition Tuesday demanded Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over the Comptroller and Auditor General's (CAG) report on coal block allocation, leading to ... Read more...

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Deshmukh’s mortal remains consigned to flames (Second Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Latur, Aug 15 (IANS) A sea of humanity poured out on all roads leading to Babhalgaon village in this Maharashtra district as thousands paid their last tributes to their ... Read more...

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Vote count on for presidential poll (Second Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Counting of votes for the presidential poll began here Sunday with the ruling UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee holding a clear winning edge over his ... Read more...

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Counting of presidential poll votes begins (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Counting of votes for the presidential poll began here Sunday with UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee looking set to win.Senior Congress leaders including Home Minister ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan break the ice on cricketing ties (Roundup)


July 16th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Monday invited Pakistan to play three One-dayers and two Twenty20 Internationals in December-January, a move that would see the arch-rivals ... Read more...

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(VM) India-Pakistan to revive cricketing ties after 5 years (Third Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) India will host Pakistan for three One-dayers and Twenty20 Internationals in December-January, reviving cricketing ties amongst the arch-rivals after a gap of five ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan to resume cricketing ties after 5 years (Second Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Sub-continental cricketing ties, suspended in the wake of the 26/11 Mumbai attack, will resume after five years when Pakistan tours India in December-January for playing ... Read more...

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Pakistan to play 3 ODIs, 2 T20s in India in Dec-Jan (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Pakistan will tour India in December-January to resume sub-continetal cricketing ties after five years, playing three One-dayers and two Twenty20 internationals.The Board of Control for ... Read more...

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Legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar becomes MP


June 5th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, June 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar became the first active sportsperson to become a member of the Indian parliament. The batsman, who is currently nominated for the Bharat ... Read more...

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Sachin enters Rajya Sabha, wants to help sports (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar Monday took oath as a Rajya Sabha member and said he was now in a better position not only to help ... Read more...

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Sachin takes oath as Rajya Sabha member


June 4th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, who was nominated to Rajya Sabha on April 27, Monday took oath as a Rajya Sabha member.Sachin took oath in the ... Read more...

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PCB chairman’s visit revives Pakistan’s IPL hopes


May 28th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 27 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Zaka Ashraf's presence as a guest for the final of the Indian Premier League-V has raised hopes for the participation of ... Read more...

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After payments to male cricketers, women want their share


May 27th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Former women players who turned out for the country have appealed to the Indian cricket board for a one-time payout as was done for their ... Read more...

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Coal ’scam’ disrupts parliament (Lead)


May 22nd, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were disrupted Tuesday over the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) reportedly pointing to a loss of over Rs.180,000 crore ($40 ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill listed to be tabled in Rajya Sabha (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The long-discussed Lokpal bill is likely to be tabled Monday in the Rajya Sabha as it is listed in the scheduled business for the ... Read more...

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BCCI will decide on SRK ban: Rajiv Shukla


May 18th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) With the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) slapping a five-year ban on actor Shah Rukh Khan from entering the Wankhede Stadium,the Board of Control ... Read more...

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MCA managing committee meet to decide on SRK ban


May 18th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) will Friday hold an emergency meeting to take a decision on banning actor Shah Rukh Khan's entry into Wankhede ... Read more...

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MCA ban on Shah Rukh Khan not finalised: Rajiv Shukla


May 17th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The final decision to ban Bollywood star and Kolkata Knight Riders co-owner Shah Rukh Khan from entering Wankhede cricket stadium will be taken only ... Read more...

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Resolving IPL graft charges a challenge for BCCI: Maken


May 15th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken Tuesday described the spot-fixing allegations in the Indian Premier League as a challenge for the Indian cricket board and expected it ... Read more...

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Summon US envoy over ‘Kali-Ma’ beer, says BJP


May 15th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The issue of a beer named "Kali-Ma", after the Hindu goddess Kali, being sold by a company in the US was raised in the ... Read more...

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Parliament disrupted over Chidambaram’s role in telecom deal (Fourth Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Parliament was disrupted Tuesday as the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) protested over the alleged role of Home Minister P. Chidambaram in helping his ... Read more...

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Tendulkar meets Sonia amid possibility of Rajya Sabha nomination


April 26th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar met Congress president Sonia Gandhi Thursday amid speculation in party circles that he would be nominated to the Rajya Sabha.Congress ... Read more...

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SRK’s detention at US airport inappropriate: Rajiv Shukla


April 13th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Criticising Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan's detention at a New York airport as "inappropriate and uncalled for", union Patrliamentary Affairs Minister Rajiv Shukla Friday ... Read more...

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Indian, British MPs to play T20 match


April 9th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 9 (IANS) Ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2012 matches at the picturesque stadium here, the venue is all set to host a friendly match between Indian ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha members raise concern over Jharkhand cash seizure


March 30th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Soon after over Rs.2 crore was seized in Jharkhand before the Rajya Sabha polls there Friday, some opposition members in the upper house expressed concern ... Read more...

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Ruckus in Rajya Sabha over lowering poverty line


March 20th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday led other opposition parties in the Rajya Sabha to protest the Planning Commission's move to lower the poverty ... Read more...

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Trivedi has not resigned, clarifies government (Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi has not resigned, the government clarified in parliament Thursday.Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee told Lok Sabha that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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PM has not received Trivedi’s resignation, says government


March 15th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had not received the resignation letter of Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi, the government clarified in parliament Thursday."PM has not received ... Read more...

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Not happy with results: Rajiv Shukla


March 6th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, Rajiv Shukla said Tuesday the party was not happy with its performance in Uttar Pradesh and Punjab."We are ... Read more...

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Assembly results major blow for Congress, Rahul


March 6th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Congress leaders admitted they were stunned as results from five state elections showed the party faced defeats in Punjab and Goa and a poor ... Read more...

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Maharashtra readies for Rajya Sabha race


March 5th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) The heat and dust of the Mumbai municipal corporation elections has barely subsided and the stage is already set for the March 30 biennial elections ... Read more...

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People suffering for BJP woes: Congress


February 24th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The people of Karnataka are suffering because of the infighting in the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Congress said Friday.Spokesperson Rajiv Shukla told ... Read more...

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IPL asks Pune Warriors to get others’ nod on foreign players


February 22nd, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) Governing Council has asked Sahara's Pune Warriors franchise to "get consent" of the other franchisees for playing five foreign players in ... Read more...

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