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Stick to Gujarat please, Nitish tells Modi


June 11th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 11 (IANS) Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Monday politely told his Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi to mind his own business and not to comment about Bihar.After Modi said ... Read more...

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Modi trying to divert attention from BJP rift: Congress


June 11th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) A day after Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi said Congress's fortunes were declining, the party Monday dismissed the attack as a tactic to divert ... Read more...

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Gujarati songs played at actor’s funeral


May 13th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Rajkot (Gujarat), May 12 (IANS) In an unusual practice, Gujarati film songs were played at the funeral here of comedian Ramesh Mehta, who passed away here Friday. He was 78.Mehta, ... Read more...

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I’m lucky to work with Shah Rukh again: Anushka


April 6th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Anushka Sharma has been roped in for Yash Chopra's next untitled film, in which she teams up with Shah Rukh Khan again. The model-turned-actress says ... Read more...

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Bollywood needs people who can sing anything: Sunidhi Chauhan (Interview)


April 4th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Her mother has bought 18 dresses for her trousseau, and Sunidhi Chauhan is highly excited about her wedding. But that hasn't stopped one of India's ... Read more...

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Vidya should avoid pitfall of doing central parts: Shabana


March 21st, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) Shabana Azmi liked Vidya Balan's performance in "Kahaani" so much that she could see glimpses of herself in her. At the same time, she feels ... Read more...

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Decade after attack, American Center is twice shy


January 21st, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) Exactly a decade ago, Kolkata witnessed an audacious terror act when the American Center was attacked by four gunmen, resulting in the deaths of five policemen. ... Read more...

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LPG shortage hits Kashmir as snowfall continues


January 16th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 16 (IANS) As moderate to heavy snowfall continued in the Kashmir Valley for the second consecutive day Monday, locals and tourists are now complaining about the scarcity of ... Read more...

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NHRC notice to Gujarat on child torture reports


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Thursday issued notice to the Gujarat government after media reports alleged that children were branded with iron rods, heated ... Read more...

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Sehwag’s record double ton gives India huge win over West Indies (Roundup)


December 9th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Indore, Dec 8 (IANS) Riding on skipper Virender Sehwag's record 219, the highest ever individual score in an ODI, India thrashed the West Indies by 153 runs in the ... Read more...

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Sehwag’s record ODI score powers India to its highest total


December 8th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Indore, Dec 8 (IANS) Virender Sehwag set the One-Day International's highest individual score (219)ever here Thursday with some sensational hitting in the fourth ODI against the West Indies that ... Read more...

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List of 400+ innings scores in ODIs


December 8th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Indore, Dec 8 (IANS) Riding on Virender Sehwag's record 219, the highest individual score in 50-over cricket, India reached their highest total in ODI, 418 for five in 50 ... Read more...

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Telangana comes to a halt as all train services cancelled


September 24th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 24 (IANS) With all trains cancelled, auto-rickshaws off the road, and the state Road Transport Corporation buses already standing idle, Telangana region came to a standstill ... Read more...

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Train services to come to standstill in Telangana


September 23rd, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 23 (IANS) Rail services across Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh will come to a standstill from Friday night as trains scheduled for the weekend have been cancelled ... Read more...

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CBI books Jagan, Emaar under anti-corruption act


August 18th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case against Lok Sabha MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy for allegedly amassing huge wealth disproportionate to his ... Read more...

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President urges 25 years futuristic approach for urban planning


July 8th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Friday said that urban planning should not be limited to catering to the needs of current inhabitants but look at developing cities ... Read more...

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Gujarat riots panel moved on destruction of police records


July 5th, 2011 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 4 (IANS) An NGO representing some of the victims of 2002 Gujarat riots Monday moved an application before the Nanavati-Mehta judicial inquiry commission probing these cases, seeking various ... Read more...

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At least 16 dead after truck ran over Indian pilgrims


June 9th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by BNO News
AHMEDABAD, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least 16 Indian pilgrims on Thursday were killed when a speeding truck ran over them while they were sleeping, the Press Trust of India (PTI) reported.The ... Read more...

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Congress bags Gandhinagar civic body


April 21st, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 21 (IANS) The Congress will hold power in this capital of Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled Gujarat following its victory in the maiden polls to the Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation ... Read more...

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Suzlon Energy bags 50.4 megawatt order


April 20th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) India's wind turbine manufacturing major Suzlon Energy Wednesday said it has bagged order to set up, operate and maintain wind energy projects of 50.4 MW from ... Read more...

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Congress in Gujarat: Lost in the shadows (Gujarat Newsletter)


March 24th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 24 (IANS) There is growing concern in some Congress quarters in Gujarat whether the party high command has given up on the state unit after the ... Read more...

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Protect police officer as Gujarat riots witness, SIT urged


February 12th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 12 (IANS) An NGO providing legal aid to victims of the 2002 riots has requested the Special Investigation Team (SIT) to protect senior police officer Rahul Sharma, a witness who ... Read more...

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Gujarat signs health agreements with 52 organisations


January 8th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 8 (IANS) Gujarat's health department has signed knowledge sharing memoranda-of-understanding (MoU) with 52 national and foreign institutions as part of the fifth Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors summit slated to be ... Read more...

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BJP sweeps local bodies polls in Gujarat


October 23rd, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) virtually swept the Gujarat local bodies elections Saturday bagging 22 of the 24 district panchayats and 36 of the 52 municipalities.The ... Read more...

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CBI opposes Amit Shah’s bail plea


October 20th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday opposed former Gujarat minister Amit Shah's bail plea in the Gujarat High Court in the 2005 Sohrabuddin Sheikh killing. The agency ... Read more...

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Muslims drifting towards BJP in Gujarat, says Muslim leader


October 14th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
By R.K. Misra Rajkot, Oct 14 (IANS) If newly elected corporator Babi Sama is to be believed, Muslims of Gujarat are shedding their antipathy to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).The first ... Read more...

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BJP set to sweep Gujarat municipal elections


October 12th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Oct 12 (IANS) Early trends in counting of votes for six municipal corporations in Gujarat Tuesday indicated a possible Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) sweep, sources at the election office said.Though ... Read more...

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Gujarat civic, panchayat polls to set tone for 2012 assembly clash


October 9th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
By R.K. Misra Gandhinagar, Oct 9 (IANS) Elections to six key municipal corporations in Gujarat Sunday and panchayat polls 11 days later are almost akin to a mid-term mandate on the performance ... Read more...

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Weightage to form and fitness for selection: Srikkanth


September 20th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) Selection committee chairman Krishnamachari Srikkanth Monday said weightage was given to form and fitness while picking the cricket squad for the two-match home Test series against Australia. All-rounder ... Read more...

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MP’s nephew in remand for RTI activist’s murder


September 8th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 8 (IANS) Shiva Solanki, nephew of BJP MP Dinu Solanki, who was arrested in connection with the murder of RTI activist Amit Jethwa was Wednesday remanded to 12 days police ... Read more...

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Sohrabuddin case: Geeta Johri accuses CBI of pressurising her


August 28th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Aug 28 (ANI): Senior Gujarat Police officer Geeta Johri has accused the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) of pressurising her to implicate some political leaders, including arrested former state Home Minister ... Read more...

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Sohrabuddin case: CBI quizzes Gujarat cop for 9 hours (Lead)


August 26th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 26 (IANS) Police commissioner of Gujarat's Rajkot town Geetha Johri was quizzed for almost nine hours by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) here Thursday in connection with the ... Read more...

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Sohrabuddin case: Geeta Johri appears before CBI


August 26th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Aug 26 (ANI): Senior Gujarat Police officer Geeta Johri on Thursday appeared before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for questioning in connection with the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case.Johri reached the ... Read more...

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Sohrabuddin case: top cop Johri appears before CBI


August 26th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 26 (IANS) After ignoring two summons, police commissioner of Gujarat's Rajkot town Geetha Johri appeared before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) here Thursday in connection with the 2005 staged ... Read more...

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Centre patronising anti-Gujarat NGOs: Modi


August 15th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Rajkot, Aug 15 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Sunday charged the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government at the centre with patronizing NGOs that were working against the interests of ... Read more...

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