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Kerala court cancels Varkala assembly poll


August 21st, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Tuesday cancelled the election held at Varkala assembly constituency following a petition by Bahujan Samaj Party's (BSP) S. Prahaladan, whose nomination ... Read more...

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Comedian Innocent elected AMMA president for fifth time


June 24th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 24 (IANS) Veteran comedian Innocent made a record when he was elected the president of the AMMA Sunday for the fifth time without any opposition.The main agenda in ... Read more...

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Kerala liquor suppliers threaten supply shutdown


June 21st, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 21 (IANS) Distillers and brewers in Kerala Thursday threatened to suspend liquor supplies from next month if the state government fails to increase the purchase price of liquor.The ... Read more...

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No problems in alliance, all united: UDF


May 1st, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 1 (IANS) Kerala's ruling United Democratic Front Tuesday denied any problem in its ranks, and termed Communist Party of India-Marxist's willingness to welcome back parties which quit the ... Read more...

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Lucknow girl stumps PMO with ‘Father of the Nation’ poser


April 3rd, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 3 (IANS) It is not everyday that a 10-year-old catches the office of the prime minister of India off-guard and without answers. But then, Aishwarya Parashar, a Class ... Read more...

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CNG prices hiked in Delhi and neighbourhood


March 5th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Compressed natural gas (CNG) in Delhi will cost Rs.1.70 more per kg from midnight Monday.In the Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad neighbourhoods, the price of ... Read more...

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CNG prices raised up to Rs.2 a kg in NCR (Lead)


December 30th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The price of compressed natural gas (CNG) will go up by Rs.1.75 a kg in Delhi and by Rs.2 in Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad ... Read more...

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CNG price to go up by up to Rs.2 per kg


December 30th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The price of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) will go up by Rs.1.75 per kg in Delhi and by Rs.2 per kg in Ghaziabad, Noida and ... Read more...

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Supreme Court lifts ban on Karnataka iron ore exports


April 5th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said that the ban on the export and transportation of iron ore in Karnataka will be revoked from April 20, 2011.The ... Read more...

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Apex court stays execution of three in Dharmapuri bus burning (Lead)


January 28th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday stayed the execution of three people who were awarded death sentence in the 2000 Dharmapuri bus burning case where three girl students were ... Read more...

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Supreme Court clears MCI’s common medical entrance test


December 13th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday permitted the Medical Council of India (MCI) to conduct a common test for undergraduate medical courses even as it decides on pending cases ... Read more...

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14 Kerala cops indicted for custodial death


September 27th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 27 (IANS) Exactly five years after the custodial death of a labourer, who was allegedly tortured at a police station here, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) filed a charge ... Read more...

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‘Delhinama’ to tell city’s history during CWG


September 24th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The history and evolution of Delhi from a palaeolithic age settlement to a modern metropolis will be chronicled for citizens and visitors during the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Apex court defers Ayodhya verdict till Sep 28 (Lead)


September 23rd, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday deferred till Sep 28 its ruling on the pronouncement of the Ayodhya verdict by the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court. The court ... Read more...

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Bus burning case: Three death convicts to submit mercy plea


September 22nd, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) A mercy petition signed by the three convicts sentenced to death in a bus burning case in Tamil Nadu is likely to be submitted to President Pratibha ... Read more...

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Musician KJ Yesudas Honored With Sree Chithira Thirunal Award


September 22nd, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Veteran playback singer and Indian classical musician KJ Yesudas has been chosen for the prestigious Sree Chithira Thirunal Award for 2010. The fifth edition of this ... Read more...

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Bus burning: Three AIADMK arsonists sent to the gallows (Second Lead)


August 30th, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, Aug 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday upheld a trial court's decision to send three AIADMK activists to the gallows for killing three girl students of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu bus burning: Apex court gives death to three (Lead, changing dateline)


August 30th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, Aug 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday confirmed the death penalty to three AIADMK activists who caused the death of three women university students by torching their bus near ... Read more...

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Supreme Court upholds death for three in bus burning case


August 30th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday confirmed the death sentence awarded to three AIADMK activists for causing the death of three women students of an agricultural university in a ... Read more...

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Exciting ideas proposed to woo CWG tourists


March 19th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) A night bazaar in the heart of the capital, mobile craft vans, a mock Indian wedding, a spiritual tour, a political tour and so on - a ... Read more...

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‘Need low cost hotels for domestic tourists during CWG’


March 19th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Ahead of the Commonwealth Games, a lot of attention has been paid to hotels in the middle and upper segments but there is also need for more ... Read more...

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Pongala festival to see more than 3 mn women devotees


February 27th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 27 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands of women carrying bricks, firewood, rice, jaggery and coconut have converged around the Attukal Bhagavathi temple here for a mega festival known as pongala Sunday. ... Read more...

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Ashwin Sundar tops again in MRF Challenge series


February 7th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 7 (IANS) Ashwin Sundar continued to dominate the showpiece Formula 1600 category by winning the weekend's first race and finishing third in the next for which the organisers employed the ... Read more...

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Chozhar Peravai slams Selva for wrong portrayal


February 6th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Feb 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Chozhar Peravai President T V K Azhagiri has filed a petition in the City Civil Court stating that the Chozha dynasty has been wrongly depicted in the ... Read more...

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Supreme Court issues notices to CBI, Kerala Govt on Vijayan case


August 31st, 2009 - 7:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 31 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday issued notices to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Kerala Government over the state Governor's permission to CBI to prosecute Pinarayi Vijayan.The ... Read more...

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Apex court admits Vijayan’s case


August 31st, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday admitted a lawsuit by Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader P. Vijayan challenging the Kerala governor's order granting sanction to Central Bureau of ... Read more...

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Five injured in blast in Uttar Pradesh court


July 18th, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 18 (IANS) Five undertrials were injured in a blast in the lock up of the district court in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district Saturday, police said. Three of them received serious injuries."About ... Read more...

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Bihar man detained for threat to kill Barack Obama


May 10th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 10 (IANS) A man has been detained in Bihar's Aurangabad district for allegedly calling up the US embassy in New Delhi and threatening to kill US President Barack Obama, ... Read more...

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Audio launch of Vaamanan


April 10th, 2009 - 10:27 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Lot of celebrities landed at the music launch of Jai starrer Vaamanan which was held in Satyam Cinemas. Apart from the crew members celebs like Jeyam Ravi, Parthiban, Karthi, Anbalaya Prabahakar and ... Read more...

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Shashi Tharoor walks out of TV talk show


April 4th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 4 (IANS) Former UN undersecretary general Shashi Tharoor, the Congress candidate for the Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha seat, took everyone by surprise when he walked out of a live TV ... Read more...

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CPI not to renominate sitting MPs from Kerala


March 11th, 2009 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 11 (IANS) The Communist Party of India (CPI) has decided not to renominate its three sitting MPs from Kerala for the Lok Sabha elections next month, party sources said Wednesday. The ... Read more...

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Chennai’s Raj TV to launch Kannada music, news channels


February 21st, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai Feb 21 (IANS) The Rs.586-million (Rs.58.6-crore) Raj Television Network - the second largest Tamil satellite television company - is foraying into the Kannada language market with a music and a news ... Read more...

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Just an SMS will get you the meaning


November 22nd, 2008 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 22 (IANS) No access to an internet or even a dictionary? Don't worry! Now you can just send an SMS and know the meaning of any word or term."Anyone can ... Read more...

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Moser Baer seeks to vacate stay against using movie products


July 30th, 2008 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 28 (IANS) Entertainment major Moser Baer has sought to vacate a Madras High Court stay issued against the company from using 12 movie products, sources told IANS Tuesday. "The products ... Read more...

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Kerala shuts down to protest fuel price hikes


June 5th, 2008 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 5 (IANS) Educational institutions in Kerala were closed and public transport was hit by Thursday's state-wide shutdown called by the ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) and the opposition Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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