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Move products by rail: Court to oil firms


September 20th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 20 (IANS) In the backdrop of a road accident last month in Kannur involving an LPG tanker, the Kerala High Court Thursday asked public sector oil companies to ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi ‘decoded’ in book


September 13th, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Does Rahul Gandhi have an overarching political and economic vision? asked panelists at a book release function here Wednesday while debating the strategy and ... Read more...

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Need greater vigilance against cyber crime: PM


September 8th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Against the backdrop of recent cyber attacks on India's key installations, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday warned that the nation's vulnerability to cyber crime ... Read more...

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Kerala in Catch-22 situation over bar timings


August 27th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 27 (IANS) The Kerala government and the state's excise department are in a Catch-22 situation after the Kerala High Court asked the government Monday to file its views ... Read more...

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Over 250 Delhi school buses impounded this year


August 21st, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Over 250 school buses and vans were impounded by Delhi Traffic Police this year for violating the directives of the Supreme Court, parliament was informed ... Read more...

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Trifurcated MCD offers better civic services, says home ministry


August 21st, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has improved and provides better civic services after it has been trifurcated, parliament was told Tuesday."The civic amenities in ... Read more...

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Police instructor suspended for forcing constables to drink urine (Second lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 11 (IANS) The Meghalaya government Saturday suspended police training instructor Pradip Borah after he made two constable recruits drink the urine of fellow trainees, police said.Borah is posted ... Read more...

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No data on illegal migrants: minister


August 8th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Minister of State for Home M. Ramachandran said Wednesday it was not possible to maintain any data on illegal migrants as there was no record ... Read more...

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23 die in Meghalaya accident (Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 8 (IANS) Twenty-three people were killed when a bus proceeding from Assam to Tripura rolled down a hill in Meghalaya, police said Wednesday.Ten others were injured in the ... Read more...

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GNLA chief arrested due to efforts of India, Bangladesh


July 31st, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 31 (IANS) Champion R. Sangma, the rebel chief of Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), was arrested due to sustained efforts of India and Bangladesh, Meghalaya Chief Minister ... Read more...

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GNLA chief arrested near Bangladesh border in Meghalaya (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 30 (IANS) The outlawed Garo National Liberation Army's (GNLA) chief Champion R. Sangma was arrested Monday near the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya, police said.Sangma, whose outfit is fighting ... Read more...

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GNLA chief arrested in Meghalaya


July 30th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 30 (IANS) The outlawed Garo National Liberation Army's (GNLA) chief Champion R. Sangma was arrested Monday along the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya, police said.Champion, whose outfit to be ... Read more...

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Police commando killed, rebel camp busted in Meghalaya (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 24 (IANS) A police commando was killed and another injured Tuesday in a fierce gunfight with Garo rebels in west Meghalaya, even as security forces busted a joint ... Read more...

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Police commando killed, rebel camp busted in Meghalaya


July 24th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 24 (IANS) A police commando was killed and another injured Tuesday in a fierce gunfight with Garo rebels in west Meghalaya, even as security forces busted a joint ... Read more...

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iStream Bags internet rights for India-Sri Lanka series


July 18th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 18 (IANS) India's first online video service, iStream.com, has acquired the live streaming and video on demand rights for the India-Sri Lanka series starting July 21, in Sri ... Read more...

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One killed, nine injured in bomb blast in Meghalaya


July 12th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 12 (IANS) One person has been killed and nine others injured in Meghalaya in a bomb explosion inside their makeshift camp, police said.The blast occurred around 2 a.m. ... Read more...

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Action sought against another CPI-M leader


June 26th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, June 26 (IANS) Minister of State for Home M. Ramachandran Tuesday asked the Kerala government to take seriously a CPI-M leader's speech threatening to kill a dissident leader who ... Read more...

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Will act if murder link proved: CPI-M


June 11th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The CPI-M Monday denied its involvement in the murder of a former party leader in Kerala but vowed to take "strong action" if anyone within ... Read more...

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Left says presidential candidate should be widely accepted


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Keeping their cards close to the chest, the Left parties Wednesday said selection of a candidate for the presidential election should be based on ... Read more...

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Squash players campaign for Olympic spot


May 18th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) Dipika Pallikal, the highest ranked Indian along with other leading players, including World No.1 Nicol David (women) and James Willstrop (men), have came together at the ... Read more...

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Being targeted to tarnish party, says Kerala CPI-M leader


May 18th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur (Kerala), May 18 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader P.Jayarajan Friday expressed surprise at his name being linked to the murder of former party colleague T.P. Chandrasekharan, and ... Read more...

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Three CPI-M workers held for Kerala leader’s murder


May 17th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, May 17 (IANS) Three Communist Party of India-Marxist members were arrested Thursday for their involvement in the murder of former party leader T.P. Chandrasekharan, Kerala Police said. With this, ... Read more...

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Opposition MPs back NCTC in meeting with Chidambaram (Lead)


May 11th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Opposition MPs, at a meeting with Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday, agreed with him on the need for a centralised anti-terror intelligence hub, like ... Read more...

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Opposition MPs agree on NCTC in meeting with Chidambaram


May 11th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Their public posturing against the NCTC notwithstanding, opposition MPs in a meeting with Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday agreed with his view on the ... Read more...

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Amicus curiae’s report does not matter: BJP


May 8th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday rubbished arguments that the Supreme Court amicus curiae's report on the post-Godhra riots is an indictment of Chief ... Read more...

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36 foreign drug peddlers held this year


May 8th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Thirty-six foreign nationals have been arrested and 1,166 kg of narcotics seized this year till March, Minister of State for Home Affairs Mullapally Ramachandran told ... Read more...

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Eight injured as powerful storm hits Meghalaya


April 28th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 14 (IANS) A ferocious storm ravaged parts of Meghalaya's West Khasi Hills district, injuring eight people and rendering 43 families homeless, officials said Saturday.The high velocity storm, which ... Read more...

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Meghalaya Police announce reward for catching GNLA rebels


April 28th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 28 (IANS) Meghalaya Police Saturday announced cash rewards for the capture of militants of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), a powerful rebel group operating in the western ... Read more...

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19 mercy petitions pending with president


April 26th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) A total of 19 mercy petitions are pending with President Pratibha Patil, parliament was informed Thursday.In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha, Minister ... Read more...

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Seven students to represent India at US science fair


April 26th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Seven school students from across the country who excelled in a national science project will go to the US to compete with more than 1,600 ... Read more...

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Security stepped up in Shillong after arson attacks


April 24th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 23 (IANS) Security was stepped up Monday in the Meghalaya state capital after activists went on rampage torching vehicles following a public rally against the inclusion of doubtful ... Read more...

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E. Ahamed’s relative stabbed


March 15th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) A 42-year-old relative of Minister of State for External Affairs E. Ahamed was stabbed here by unidentified motorcyle-borne mobile phone snatchers, police said Thursday.Ajmal Edappagath, ... Read more...

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Over 700 Pakistanis got Indian citizenship


March 13th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) More than 700 Pakistanis have acquired Indian citizenship in the last three years, the Lok Sabha was informed Tuesday.In a written answer, Minister of State ... Read more...

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Central minister reviews law and order in Assam


March 1st, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 29 (IANS) A day after a grenade blast, Union Minister of State for Home M. Ramachandran Wednesday reviewed the law and order situation in Assam with Governor J.B. ... Read more...

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Kerala traders shut down to protest FDI


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 22 (IANS) A large number of traders in Kerala Wednesday shut down their businesses to protest moves to permit foreign direct investment (FDI) in the retail sector.The call ... Read more...

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