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Field day for Indians at ITF tennis meet


July 21st, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jul 21 (IANS) As many as 13 Indians made it to the second round of the qualifying competition ahead of the BNC-ITF Men's Futures tennis tournament here Saturday.The results ... Read more...

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Prasad to be deputy opposition leader in Rajya Sabha


July 19th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party leader Ravi Shankar Prasad is set to become the deputy leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha as his name was suggested ... Read more...

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Delhi Police constable commits suicide in Gurgaon


July 15th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 15 (IANS) A 45-year-old constable deputed for the security of a senior Delhi Police official committed suicide by shooting himself with his service gun here Sunday, police said.Virender ... Read more...

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Sangma seeks support in Bihar


July 14th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 14 (IANS) Opposition-backed candidate P.A. Sangma arrived here Saturday seeking support in the July 19 presidential election.Accompanied by BJP leaders Ravi Shankar Prasad and Anant Kumar, Sangma ... Read more...

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Apex court slams tardy progress in UCC toxic waste disposal


July 14th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday told the central and Madhya Pradesh governments to act fast and put in place an agreement with German firm GIZ for ... Read more...

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Government is heartless, insensitive: BJP


July 11th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Taking a dig at the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for Home Minister P. Chidambaram's alleged 'ice cream' remark, the BJP Wednesday said the ... Read more...

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BJP, allies will pitch vice presidential candidate (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) After sharp divisions over the presidential polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies, including the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) appeared on the same page ... Read more...

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Government counters BJP’s Time magazine attack on PM


July 9th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Reeling under an image crisis, the government Monday stepped up its offensive to counter Time magazine's description of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as an ... Read more...

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Congress likely to re-nominate Hamid Ansari


July 9th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Hamid Ansari is likely to be re-nominated for the Aug 7 vice presidential election as the Congress candidate, party sources said Monday, adding it ... Read more...

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BJP renews attack on prime minister


July 9th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The opposition BJP Monday stepped up its attack on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi for allegedly showing up India in ... Read more...

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BJP to field its own vice president candidate


July 9th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Monday it would field its own candidate for the post of vice president and would not support the ... Read more...

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Chidambaram as telecom EGOM head a joke: BJP


July 7th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday described as a "cruel joke" reports that Home Minister P. Chidambaram will head the empowered group of ministers ... Read more...

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Shettar to be Karnataka chief minister (Second Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Bowing to pressure from B.S. Yeddyurappa, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday chose Karnataka's Rural Development Minister Jagadish Shettar to replace Chief Minister D.V. ... Read more...

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Shettar to be Karnataka chief minister (Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Bowing to pressure from B.S. Yeddyurappa, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday chose Karnataka's Rural Development Minister Jagadish Shettar to replace Chief Minister D.V. ... Read more...

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‘No need for media regulatory law, but stronger editorial filters’


July 6th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) There is need for stronger editorial filters rather than "content filters" in the form of a law to regulate the media, speakers at a ... Read more...

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Bridge on Simen River in Arunachal opened


July 5th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) A strategically important 480-metre bridge built on River Simen in Arunachal Pradesh by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO), an agency of the defence ministry, has ... Read more...

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Arvind Kaushik creates history, shoots film in two hours


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 3 (IANS) Kannada director Arvind Kaushik created a record by wrapping up his film "Nam Areiali Innondhina" in just two hours here.Produced by Anaji Nagaraj, the entire film ... Read more...

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Cancel Pranab’s candidature, says Sangma; Congress dismisses allegation (Third Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Opposition-backed presidential candidate P.A. Sangma Monday sought cancellation of UPA presidential nominee Pranab Mukherjee's candidature, alleging that he was holding an office of profit. ... Read more...

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‘Dandupalya’ not for faint-hearted (Kannada Movie Review)


June 30th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Film: Dandupalya; Producer: Prashanth Kumar and Girish; Writer and Director: Sreenivasa Raju; Cast: Pooja Gandhi, Ravi Shankar, Nisha Kothari, Raghu Mukherjee, Sudharani, Markand Deshpande, Ravi Kale, Kari Subbu, Jai Dev, Muni, ... Read more...

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Hindu groups to meet in Goa


June 8th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 8 (IANS) Over 200 members of 50 right-wing Hindu groups are to congregate in Goa Sunday for an all-India conference to discuss and chart out an action plan ... Read more...

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Posters target Modi for Sanjay Joshi exit (Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Nearly 10 days after Sanjay Joshi had to resign from the BJP's national executive, posters appeared here Tuesday attacking Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.Although ... Read more...

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After Sonia attack, BJP hits back


June 5th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) A day after Congress president Sonia Gandhi attacked the opposition for hurling baseless corruption charges against the UPA government as part of a ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga loves the sitar: Fateh Ali Khan (With Images)


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, June 3 (IANS) Delhi-based sitar player Fateh Ali Khan, who performed with Lady Gaga, says that the Grammy award winning singer not only knows about India's classical instruments but ... Read more...

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Complaints of rampant corruption in J&K;, says BJP


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 2 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Rajnath Singh Saturday said people who met the party's delegation to Jammu and Kashmir complained of rampant corruption in ... Read more...

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BJP condemns Modi’s comparison with Goebbels


May 27th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday strongly objected to the Congress comparing Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi to Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels, terming ... Read more...

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BJP trying to woo Trinamool Congress back to NDA?


May 25th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) A day after Bharatiya Janata Party chief Nitin Gadkari called for expanding the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), the party Friday lavished praise on Trinamool Congress ... Read more...

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BJP pitches itself as alternative to Congress


May 24th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) The BJP Thursday strongly pitched itself as an alternative to the ruling Congress, and said it will "expand base" among "minorities, Dalits and poor" for ... Read more...

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Will bring together non-Congress parties on presidential candidate: BJP


May 24th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Keeping mum about its preferences for a presidential nominee, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday said it will seek to create a consensus among non-Congress ... Read more...

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BJP attacks government for falling rupee


May 23rd, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) With the rupee sliding down to 56 to a dollar Wednesday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) accused the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) ... Read more...

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Opposition slams UPA’s performance on third anniversary


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday slammed the Congress-led UPA-II government's performance on its third anniversary, saying ... Read more...

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Drug smuggling rising along India-Myanmar border


May 19th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, May 19 (IANS) Smuggling of narcotics and other drugs has been increasing along the unfenced India-Myanmar border, Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla said here Saturday."To tackle the menace ... Read more...

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India to express concern to Pakistan on minorities’ plight


May 17th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) India will convey its concern to Pakistan over the plight of its Hindu minorities when External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna visits the neighbouring country ... Read more...

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Chaurasia’s magic flute charms Poles


May 17th, 2012 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, May 17 (IANS) The profile of Poland has gone up by many notches as a cultural destination for Indian artists. After Bollywood films and translations of Urdu masters into ... Read more...

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US brewer sorry, says it’s renaming ‘Kali-Ma’ beer


May 15th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 15 (IANS) A US brewer says it is "scrambling" to rename its new beer "Kali-ma", after the Hindu goddess Kali, following an outpouring of criticism from Hindus ... 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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