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Mamata mouths lies, says CPI-M leader


September 13th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Accusing West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of misleading the people of the state, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Gautam Deb Thursday said the ... Read more...

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Australia rallies for vote for Super Trawler


September 12th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In Sydney the hopes of stopping a super trawler from fishing in Australia’s water were turned down as those in favor of the fishing expressed their disregard ... Read more...

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Be cautious, warns Pakistani daily over bullish stock market


August 18th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 18 (IANS) The Karachi stock market has seen spectacular gains, yet a Pakistani daily warned that there is a good reason to be cautious.The Karachi stock market's recent ... Read more...

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Twelve arrested after Russia-Ivory Coast game


August 16th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Twelve people were arrested by Moscow police after a friendly football match between Russia and the Ivory Coast, city police said Thursday.A header from former ... Read more...

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Can’t believe I won a medal: Saina Nehwal


August 5th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal said she could not believe she won a medal after she was awarded the victory against Chinese Xin Wang here Saturday.The ... Read more...

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‘Government should not take Anna stir lightly’


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 1 (IANS) Asserting that public support was still with Anna Hazare, former Karnataka lokayukta N. Santosh Hedge Wednesday said it would be wrong on the part of ... Read more...

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Team Anna urges people to join fast from July 25


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Team Anna Sunday appealed to the people to join its agitation against corruption from July 25 when a fast would be launched here.They have permission ... Read more...

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Junior squash: India clinch bronze


July 18th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, July 18 (IANS) After his heroics against Hong Kong in the quarter-finals, Kush Kumar once again delivered the decisive point for India who went on to beat England 2-0 ... Read more...

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Thousands protest Pakistan’s reopening of NATO supply route


July 17th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) Thousands of people in northwest Pakistan Tuesday staged a sit-in on the main supply route for NATO forces in Afghanistan. They were opposing Islamabad's decision to ... Read more...

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Kashmir Congress slams ally NC over leader’s remarks


July 9th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 9 (IANS) The Congress in Jammu and Kashmir has warned its ruling alliance partner National Conference (NC) that it should remember that it was in power in the ... Read more...

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Team Anna denied permission to protest at Jantar Mantar (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Delhi Police Thursday denied permission to Team Anna to hold an indefinite fast at Jantar Mantar here from July 25, citing parliament's monsoon session, during ... Read more...

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Loeb wins Rally of New Zealand


June 24th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, June 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Eight-time champion Sebastien Loeb extended his lead in the World Rally Championship (WRC) by winning the New Zealand round Sunday.Loeb took his first win in ... Read more...

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Vardhan lifts Mysore ITF Title


June 9th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, June 9 (IANS) Second seed Vishnu Vardhan claimed the men's singles title in the Mysore ITF Open championship with a clinical 7-6 (9-7), 6-3 victory over the seventh seeded ... Read more...

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Myneni, Malik in title round of ITF meet


June 1st, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mandya (Karnataka), June 1 (IANS) Fourth seed Saketh Myneni stunned No.2 Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan 7-6 (0), 6-3 here Friday to enter the final of the $10,000 Prem Sugars-ITF Men's Future tennis ... Read more...

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Man killed in BSF firing in Tripura


May 31st, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 31 (IANS) A man was killed Thursday when Border Security Force (BSF) personnel in Tripura opened fire while he was trying to smuggle goods to Bangladesh, police here ... Read more...

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Army trains youth for armed forces’ career


May 30th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 30 (IANS) Crossing yet another milestone of Operation Sadbhavna (Goodwill) the Army has started training the youth of remote and border areas for a career in the armed ... Read more...

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French driver Sebastian Loeb wins Acropolis Rally


May 28th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, May 28 (IANS) World champion Sebastien Loeb of France won the Acropolis Rally for third time in the history of the four-day so-called "Rally of Gods" in Greece, and ... Read more...

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Bengal government should cut petrol tax: Left Front


May 25th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government should cut sales tax on petrol after the steep hike in prices, Left Front chairman Biman Bose said Friday, adding ... Read more...

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Verdasco stuns Nadal in Madrid Open


May 11th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 11 (IANS) Fernando Verdasco, seeded 15th, produced the biggest shock of the competition as he beat Rafael Nadal 6-3, 3-6, 7-5 to reach the quarter-finals of the ... Read more...

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Vidarbha supporters to observe Maharashtra Day as Black Day


April 27th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Pro-Vidarbha activists will observe the Maharashtra Day on May 1 as 'Black Day' and will take out rallies and hold demonstrations to press their demand ... Read more...

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Kyrgyzstan remembers Chernobyl n-disaster victims


April 27th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bikshkek, April 27 (IANS) Kyrgyzstan Thursday paid tributes to the victims of the Chernobyl nuclear accident, 26 years after the world's worst nuclear disaster.Rallies and requiems were held in major ... Read more...

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India’s Sensex down after previous rallies


April 20th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Indian equities were ruling in the red intra-day Friday after a key index opened lower, after rising more than 400 points this week due largely ... Read more...

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Russian ruling party wants tough penalties for protesters


April 18th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Lawmakers from Russia's ruling United Russia party have proposed stiffer penalties for protest organisers and participants, including a steep increase in the fine and sentencing ... Read more...

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Saina eyeing good show at India Open ahead of Olympics


April 14th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) India's top badminton player Saina Nehwal Saturday said a good performance in the upcoming India Open will boost her chances for a medal at the ... Read more...

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$10 mn bounty on me for opposing NATO supplies: Hafiz Saeed


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 3 (IANS) Hafiz Saeed, the Mumbai terror attack mastermind and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief for whom the US has announced a bounty of $10 million, said Tuesday this ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh shutdown against hiked excise duty on gold


March 30th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 30 (IANS) A daylong shutdown Friday, called by gold traders and backed by various trade bodies, against the central government's decision of hiking excise duty on gold ... Read more...

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Kyrgyz activists demand closure of US airbase


March 16th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Bishkek, March 15 (IANS) Social activists in Kyrgyzstan plan to block the entrance to a US airbase next week in a bid to demand its early closure, a media report ... Read more...

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Ajit Jogi waits to use robotic legs


March 9th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 9 (IANS) It's an anxious yet exciting countdown for Congress leader and former Chhattisgarh chief minister Ajit Jogi, who is expecting to get rid of the wheelchair ... Read more...

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Congress defeat due to corruption: Ramdev


March 6th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Tuesday said the Congress's defeat in assembly elections, mainly in Uttar Pradesh, was due to its failure to curb ... Read more...

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Iran’s parliamentary elections blow to enemies: Khamenei


March 1st, 2012 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 1 (IANS) Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has said that the upcoming parliamentary elections in the Islamic Republic will be another blow to the country's enemies.... Read more...

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Supreme Court cautions police, stir organisers


February 23rd, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday said that the law enforcing agencies should give reasonable notice and time to organisers of agitations to comply with their orders, ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 284 points lower (Second Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets provisionally closed 284 points lower Wednesday as investors booked profits after recent rallies. Realty, consumer durables and metal ... Read more...

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Indian markets dip on profit booking (Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) Indian markets slipped sharply in afternoon trade Wednesday as investors booked profits after recent rallies. Realty, consumer durables, banking and metal stocks were among the ... Read more...

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Youth groups to guard Moscow streets during polls


February 22nd, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Around 20,000 activists from pro-Kremlin youth movements would be deployed in Moscow streets during the upcoming March 4 presidential elections.The activists from youth movements Nashi ... Read more...

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BSP did more for UP than all other parties: Mayawati


February 21st, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Taking on political opponents for writing her off, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati said Tuesday she will return to power in the assembly polls ... Read more...

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