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UP takes stock of F1 Indian Grand Prix preparations


September 6th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 6 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Thursday took stock of the preparations for the second Formula One Indian Grand Prix scheduled Oct 26-28 in Greater Noida.At a high ... Read more...

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US tourist found dead in Jaipur


July 6th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 6 (IANS) A 62-year old US citizen with an Indian name was found dead in a hotel room here Friday, police said.Police say there is a possibility that ... Read more...

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New alignment of Sethusamudram not feasible, court told


July 2nd, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday was told that an alternate alignment for building Sethusamudram channel in the Palk Strait to facilitate navigation between India and Sri ... Read more...

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Ludhiana teacher donates tubewell for Maharashtra’s tribals (Environment Feature) (With Images)


June 27th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, June 27 (IANS) Hundreds of tribals living in the remote forests of Maharashtra's Yavatmal district rejoiced when fresh and cool water started gushing out in full force from a ... Read more...

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‘Khushiyaan’ selected for Punjabi film fest in Toronto


May 17th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 17 (IANS) US-based Indian filmmaker Tirlok Malik is delighted after his Punjabi film "Khushiyaan" was selected for a screening at the first Punjabi International Film Festival (PIFF), starting ... Read more...

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Mainstream cinema not my cup of tea: Nandita Das


April 24th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) Critically acclaimed actress-director Nandita Das, who took a sabbatical to take care of her baby, is set to be back with a bang - but says ... Read more...

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Father, uncle booked for honour killing in Maharashtra


April 9th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) A court in Maharashtra's Jalgaon district Monday remanded a tribal girl's father and uncle in police custody for murdering her because she was in love with ... Read more...

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Can Rama Sethu be made national monument, asks apex court


March 27th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the central government to unequivocally state whether mythological Rama Sethu could be declared a national monument.Asking the government to spell ... Read more...

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New Indian consumer: Caught between tech and tradition


March 21st, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Indian market is high on growth and consumer confidence but mythology still rules Indian consumption that is still rooted in "existential fear", say ... Read more...

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Lucknow doctor set to lecture surgeons in Pakistan


March 17th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 17 (IANS) In a first, a Lucknow-based city suregon has been invited to deliver a series of lectures on surgery in Pakistan.The invite has been sent by Dr. ... Read more...

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Power firm CA arrested for taking bribe


February 26th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 26 (IANS) Harayana's vigilance bureau has arrested a chartered accountant (CA) for accepting a bribe of Rs.100,000 from an electricity consumer in lieu of reducing the penalty of ... Read more...

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Kudankulam protesters assaulted, talks cancelled (Second Lead)


January 31st, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 31 (IANS) A civil group spearheading the protest against Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) called off talks with the central government-appointed experts panel after the former's members were ... Read more...

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Supreme Court extends Sukh Ram’s interim bail (Lead)


January 16th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday extended the interim bail granted to former telecom minister Sukh Ram and two others who have been convicted for their alleged ... Read more...

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Supreme Court extends Sukh Ram’s interim bail


January 16th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday extended the interim bail granted to former telecom minister Sukh Ram and two others for their alleged involvement in a telecom ... Read more...

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Delhi eatery owner fired upon by cop, escapes unhurt


January 10th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) A roadside eatery shop owner in Delhi was shot at by a police constable Monday night but escaped unhurt, police said.Arjun Prasad Gupta, the eatery ... Read more...

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Sukh Ram’s surrender in court put off till Friday (Second Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday put off by a day former telecom minister Sukh Ram's surrender in the 1996 equipment purchase scam. The 84-year-old ex-minister could ... Read more...

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Sukh Ram’s surrender put off till Friday (Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday put off by a day former telecom minister Sukh Ram's surrender in the 1996 equipment purchase scam. The 84-year-old ex-minister ... Read more...

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ISKCON monks protest outside Russian consulate


December 19th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 19 (IANS) Nearly 150 monks of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) Monday staged a protest outside the Russian consulate here to protest against a possible ban ... Read more...

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Man set ablaze for opposing daughter’s affair


December 8th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, Dec 8 (IANS) In a bizarre case, a farmer who was opposed to his daughter's relationship was set on fire by the family of her lover, police ... Read more...

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The brothers Anand: Tracking the Navketan story


December 5th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Dec 5 (IANS) The death of Dev Anand just days before he was set to launch the first book about his pioneering movie production house Navketan is expected ... Read more...

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Dev saab’s spirit, optimism inspiring: Bhandarkar


December 4th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Optimistic, strong and passionate - that's how filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar remembers the evergreen Dev Anand, who passed away in London following a cardiac arrest.Dev Anand ... Read more...

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Thai PM hospitalised


November 29th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Nov 29 (IANS) Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was admitted to hospital Tuesday morning due to diarrhoea caused by food poisoning, the Thai government said. Yingluck is in Rama ... Read more...

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Class 10 student electrocuted


November 22nd, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) A class 10 student was electrocuted when he tried to climb the gate of a school in west Delhi to join his friends who were ... Read more...

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Man kills NRI wife, burns body


November 12th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) In a fit of rage, a travel firm executive murdered his non-resident Indian wife in south Delhi and stuffed her body in a bag and ... Read more...

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When Rama met Hanuman - a short, delightful take (IANS Book Review)


October 19th, 2011 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Book: "Valmiki Ramayana: The Book of Wilderness"; Translated and Abridged by: Arshia Sattar; Publisher: Penguin, Pages: 150; Price: Rs.99When a story told a million times and a mythology tale one has ... Read more...

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I always take criticism in my stride: Dev Anand


October 18th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) His last few directorial ventures, including the latest "Chargesheet", may have bombed at the box-office, but the evergreen Dev Anand says he takes criticism ... Read more...

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Dev Anand conferred Rashtriya Kishore Kumar Samman


October 14th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 13 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government Thursday honoured veteran actor Dev Anand with the 14th Rastriya Kishore Kumar Samman on the occasion of the 25th death anniversary of ... Read more...

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Court allows three medical colleges to admit more students


September 29th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Medical Council of India was Thursday directed by the Delhi High Court to grant an increase in the intake of students from 100 to ... Read more...

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Birthday wishes for Dev Anand from B-Town


September 26th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Some find him inspirational, some say he is the most passionate actor! Bollywood celebrities like Anupam Kher, Subhash Ghai and Riteish Deshmukh tweeted birthday ... Read more...

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Dev Anand turns 88, going strong with new projects


September 26th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) "Main zindagi ka saath nibhata chala gaya" -- true to his popular song, Dev Anand, one of the most loveable romantic heroes of the 1950s and ... Read more...

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Head of former Travancore royalty accused of smuggling


August 20th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 20 (IANS) Kerala opposition leader V.S.Achuthanandan has charged Marthanda Varma, head of the erstwhile royal family of Travancore, with smuggling precious jewels from the Padmanabha Swamy temple."Don't you ... Read more...

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Apex court asked to keep Kerala temple’s vault B shut


August 19th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court was moved Friday seeking direction to the apex court appointed committee not to open kallara (vault) B of Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple in ... Read more...

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Percussionist Acharya Kuzhur Narayana Marar dead


August 11th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 11 (IANS) Master percussionist Acharya Kuzhur Narayana Marar died here Thursday morning, family sources said. He was 91.Kuzhur died at a private hospital where he was undergoing treatment ... Read more...

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TRS slams Chidambaram’s statement on Telangana


August 6th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 6 (IANS) The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Saturday reacted strongly to union Home Minister P. Chidambaram's statement in parliament that political parties in Andhra Pradesh should arrive ... Read more...

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Greater Noida farmers demand Rs.2,000 per square metre


July 28th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, July 28 (IANS) Responding to Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority (GNIDA) CEO Rama Raman's offer for an amicable solution of the land acquisition row, heads of several villages ... Read more...

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