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Question mark over Mamata’s democracy, investment promises (West Bengal Newsletter)


August 25th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 25 (IANS) The Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government is facing flak for failing in its election promises of restoring democratic and promoting an investment-friendly climate in the ... Read more...

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Investors apprehensive of Bengal’s policies: Assocham


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) The West Bengal government must take measures to attract big investment as industrialists are still "very apprehensive" about its policies, industry group Assocham said Wednesday."Still the ... Read more...

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Bangladesh frees three Indians after seven months


August 14th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 14 (IANS) Bangladesh authorities Tuesday released three Indians, who had been arrested after their speeding car crashed into the Akhaurah checkpost on the India-Bangladesh border on Dec 27 ... Read more...

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Kothari clinches All India Snooker title


August 11th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Sourav Kothari of ONGC overcame India junior No.1 Laxman Rawat of Delhi 6-2 to win the Shyam Shroff Memorial All India Open Invitation Snooker Tournament title, ... Read more...

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Kothari, Rawat in final of All India Snooker


August 10th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Delhi boy Laxman Rawat and Sourav Kothari of ONGC registered convincing semi-final wins to set up a title clash in the Shyam Shroff Memorial All India ... Read more...

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Lee rallies into semis of All India Snooker


August 9th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Hong Kong's Andy Lee recovered from a 0-2 deficit to overcome Faisal Khan of the Railways en route to the semi-finals in the Shyam Shroff Memorial ... Read more...

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Merchant bows out in All India Snooker


August 8th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Double Asian champion Yasin Merchant crashed out of the Shyam Shroff Memorial All India Invitation snooker tournament here Wednesday.In the concluding Group A ties at Khar ... Read more...

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Ishpreet upsets Joshi in All-India Snooker


August 7th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) India sub junior No.3 Ishpreet Singh Chadha was third time fortunate when he stunned Asian bronze medallist Devendra Joshi of BPCL in a 4-3 thriller in ... Read more...

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Selvaraj knocks out Jeong at ITF meet


July 31st, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 31 (IANS) Local challenger Ajai Selvaraj upset fifth seeded Korean Suk-Young Jeong of South Korea 7-6 (2), 6-3, and joined fellow-Indians Jeevan Nedunchezhyan, Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan and Vijay Sundar ... Read more...

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Blackout hits business activities


July 30th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The worst blackout in more than a decade following a breakdown of the Northern Power Grid in the early hours of Monday severely hit business ... Read more...

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Five killed in road accident in Kanpur


July 25th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 24 (IANS) Five people, including a three-year-old girl, were killed and six others injured Tuesday when a truck rammed into a private bus in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur city, ... Read more...

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Merchant, Chawla in for All India Open Snooker


July 20th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Former two-time Asian champion Yasin Merchant and India No.2 Kamal Chawla have confirmed their participation in the Shyam Shroff Memorial All India Open Invitation Snooker Tournament ... Read more...

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BJP adds Ghaziabad mayor’s seat to its kitty


July 8th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 8 (IANS) Continuing its winning spree in the Uttar Pradesh civic polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday won the Ghaziabad mayoral seat for the fourth time ... Read more...

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BJP workers protest irregularities in Ghaziabad municipal polls


July 7th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 7 (IANS) Workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and others engaged in protests as counting in the municipal polls in Ghaziabad was underway Saturday to protest ... Read more...

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BJP accuses Ghaziabad administration of favouring SP


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 2 (IANS) The BJP Monday accused the Ghaziabad district administration of acting as a catalyst for the ruling Samajwadi Party in the July 4 city municipal polls ... Read more...

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Kothari, Chawla enter final of ASCA Snooker (Lead)


June 23rd, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) Sourav Kothari from Kolkata set up a title clash with Kamal Chawla as he pulled off a merited 5-1 win over Noppon Saengkham of Thailand in ... Read more...

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Snooker: Sourav Kothari waltzes into final


June 23rd, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) Sourav Kothari from Kolkata pulled off a merited 5-1 win over Noppon Saengkham of Thailand to make a grand entry into the Kences Constructions-ASCA International Snooker ... Read more...

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Kothari ousts Habib to make last 8


June 21st, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 21 (IANS) Kolkata's Sourav Kothari held off a late surge from top seed and local hero Rafath Habib to win 4-2 and enter the quarter-finals of the Kences ... Read more...

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Kerala leads in growth rate in investment projects: Assocham


June 20th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 20 (IANS) Kerala is the only state in the country which saw a surge in growth of investment projects during the implementation stage in the last quarter of ... Read more...

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Mehta survives a scare in snooker tournament


June 19th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 19 (IANS) National and Asian champion Aditya Mehta survived a close call before winning 3-2 against top Indian junior Laxman Rawat in a Group B league match of ... Read more...

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Chawla cracks 122 for easy win in snooker event


June 18th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 18 (IANS) World No.3 Kamal Chawla constructed a brilliant break of 122 en route to a 3-1 win over Rupesh Shah in a Group C match of the ... Read more...

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Uttarakhand CM tries to make peace with rival


June 12th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, June 12 (IANS) Hoping to make peace, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna Tuesday allocated multiple responsibilities to his arch rival Harak Singh Rawat and six other legislators.Rawat, who was ... Read more...

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Metallica loving Dimple enters Lok Sabha in style


June 9th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 9 (IANS) For 35-year-old Dimple Yadav, politics was never a favoured option as a career. Neither did 'netas' matter much in her life. But on Saturday, life ... Read more...

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Overdose of Balakrishna in ‘Adhinayakudu’, skip it (Telugu Movie Review)


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Adhinayakudu"; Cast: Balakrishna, Lakshmi Rai, Saloni, Kota Sreenivasa Rao, Pradeep Singh Rawat, Brahmanandam, Murali Sharma and others; Director: Parachooru Murali; Producer: M.L. Padma Kumar Choudhary; Composer: Kalyani Malik; Rating: *"Adhinayakudu" ... Read more...

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Easy win for Murugesan in ITF meet


May 28th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mandya (Karnataka), May 28 (IANS) One-sided encounters marked the opening day of the Prem Sugars ITF Mandya Open tennis tournament here Monday when only three single ties were played.Second seed ... Read more...

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Commoners slam petrol price hike


May 23rd, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Wednesday's petrol price hike was denounced by the middle class, with some calling it outrageous."This is shocking and outrageous and will surely break our backs," ... Read more...

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Vishnu Vardhan top seed in ITF event


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mandya (Karnataka), May 23 (IANS) Davis Cupper Vishnu Vardhan, ranked 385, heads the singles field as the top seed in the $10,000 ITF Futures Men's Tour tournament to be ... Read more...

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SVS Snooker: Renthlei emerges champ


May 19th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 18 (IANS) Lalrina Renthlei from Mizoram defeated Delhi's Laxman Rawat 5-3 in the final of the SVS All-India invitational junior snooker tournament here Saturday to evoke memories of ... Read more...

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India to host 2013 world professional snooker meet


May 4th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) India will host the world professional snooker championship next year, Billiard and Snooker Federation of India president P.V.K. Mohan said here Friday.However, the venue was yet ... Read more...

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Malik leads way into last eight of ITF tennis


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 2 (IANS) Top seed Vijayant Malik eased past Ronak Manuja 7-5, 6-3 to lead the field into the quarter-finals of the MCC-SR Subramaniam ITF Men's Futures tennis tournament ... Read more...

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Three Indians advance in ITF tennis


April 30th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 30 (IANS) India's Ashwin Vijayaraghavan, Saurabh Patil and Sidharth Rawat entered the second round in the MCC-SR Subramaniam ITF Men's Futures tennis tournament here Monday.Vijayaraghavan outclassed Portugal's Bruno ... Read more...

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Hopes recede of finding survivors in collapsed Punjab factory (Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, April 18 (IANS) Hopes of finding more survivors in the collapsed four-storeyed blanket manufacturing factory in Jalandhar began to recede Wednesday evening though a teenaged boy was pulled out ... Read more...

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Assocham wants laws on securities contract amended


April 8th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Industry lobby Assocham Sunday urged the government to revamp rules governing forward and option contracts in securities for a healthy financial sector in the country."No ... Read more...

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Bahuguna distributes portfolios, retains 24 departments


April 2nd, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Dehradun, April 1 (IANS) Nearly two weeks after being sworn-in and two days after winning a vote of confidence, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna Sunday allocated portfolios to his ministers.While ... Read more...

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Two critical in Mumbai drunk driving accident


April 1st, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Two girls continued to be critical Sunday, a day after their drunk friend, who was driving the car they were in, rammed the vehicle into a ... Read more...

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