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Curfew relaxed in violence-hit Ghaziabad area


September 17th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Curfew was relaxed for five hours Monday in Ghaziabad's Masuri area where six people were killed in police firing three days ago and the kin of ... Read more...

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Kashmiri migrants on hunger strike for hike in dole


August 31st, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 31 (IANS) Kashmiri Pandit (Hindu) migrants in Jammu Friday began a hunger strike demanding a hike in the cash relief they have been getting from the government.Kashmiri Pandits ... Read more...

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Rajasthan town remains tense after clash, curfew on


August 17th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, August 17 (IANS) Markets in Rajasthan's Sirohi town remained closed Friday even three days after a communal clash broke out between two groups of people that left six people ... Read more...

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Court allows Yeddyurappa to travel outside Bangalore


August 14th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 14 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Tuesday permitted former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, an accused in the mining bribery case, to travel out of Bangalore.Relaxing conditions of ... Read more...

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Chinese city set to become major shipping hub


July 25th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) China plans to turn its coastal city of Xiamen facing the Taiwan Strait into a major shipping hub.Part of the plan is to build a 100,000-tonne ... Read more...

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Muscle implants regenerate damaged tissues


July 17th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS) Lab-engineered muscle implants can help regenerate and repair damaged or lost muscle tissue, resulting in significant improvement in mice studies."While the body has a capacity to ... Read more...

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Bollywood films, music Bhupathi’s stress buster


July 13th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi, who is busy preparing for the London Olympics beginning July 27, turns to Bollywood films and songs for some relaxation.When asked ... Read more...

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Priyanka holidaying in Ibiza (With Images)


July 12th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) After shooting back-to-back films, actress Priyanka Chopra has taken a break and is holidaying in Ibiza, Spain.The 29-year-old was in Spain to work on her ... Read more...

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Japanese creates robotic buttocks that quiver


July 6th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 6 (IANS) A 24-year-old graduate student from Tokyo University has created the first robot "that can feel fear" - mechanical buttocks that quiver when you spank them or ... Read more...

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Curfew lifted in Meghalaya


May 31st, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 31 (IANS) Curfew was lifted Thursday in the plains belt area of Meghalaya in West Garo Hills district bordering Assam's Goalpara, an official said.Curfew was imposed in Phulbari, ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan talks focus on visas, Mumbai probe


May 24th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 24 (IANS) Pakistan and India Thursday began their two-day talks here, focusing on visa regime relaxation and progress on the Mumbai terror attack investigations, a media report ... Read more...

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Court allows IPL cricketer to sit for exam


May 15th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday directed the Delhi University (DU) to allow an Indian Premier League (IPL) cricketer, falling short of requisite attendance, to ... Read more...

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‘Sahaja Yoga fosters better health’


May 14th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 14 (IANS) Performing Sahaja Yoga induces 'mental silence,' which calms the mind, fosters better health and wellbeing, a new study says. Fifty-two percent of study respondents said that ... Read more...

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78 mn Chinese expected to travel abroad this year


April 20th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) China is widely anticipated to overtake Germany and US to become the world's biggest source of outbound travellers by the end of this year, an official ... Read more...

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Curfew relaxed in riot-hit old Hyderabad


April 11th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 11 (IANS) The situation remained peaceful in the riot-hit areas of old city of Hyderabad Wednesday as police relaxed curfew for the first time in four days.No untoward ... Read more...

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Britain, Japan agree on joint arms project


April 10th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 10 (IANS) Visiting British Prime Minister David Cameron and his Japanese counterpart Yoshihiko Noda Tuesday agreed to jointly develop military equipment.During Cameron's brief trip to Japan, both ... Read more...

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Curfew continues in old Hyderabad


April 9th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 9 (IANS) The situation remained peaceful in riot-hit parts of the old city of Hyderabad Monday while the indefinite curfew continued for the second day, police said.According to ... Read more...

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Himachal legislator seeks probe into Jaypee’s project


March 27th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 27 (IANS) An opposition Congress legislator Tuesday sought an inquiry by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the commissioning and functioning of India's largest hydropower project in ... Read more...

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Britain unveils annual budget


March 21st, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) British Finance Minister George Osborne Wednesday unveiled the budget for the 2012-2013 fiscal in parliament, announcing wide ranging tax reforms to reward work and support growth.Osborne ... Read more...

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Emma Stone’s relaxation mantra - walk in New York!


March 11th, 2012 - 8:09 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 11 (IANS) If there's any quick and simple way of relaxation for actress Emma Stone, it has to be a walk by the river in New York.Stone ... Read more...

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Police to help rehabilitation of released Kashmir militants


February 26th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 25 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police will act as a facilitator for the rehabilitation of the released militants who want to shun violence, a senior police official said ... Read more...

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Himachal promoting herb culture: Dhumal


February 4th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 4 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has 7.32 percent of the total biodiversity of the country and is promoting cultivation of herbs, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said Saturday."The state ... Read more...

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70 percent Tihar inmates are undertrials (Second Lead, correcting figure in para 3)


January 31st, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) A total of 73.5 percent inmates of Tihar Jail are undergoing trial, which is much above the national average of 66.4 percent undertrials in Indian ... Read more...

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70 percent Tihar inmates are undertrials (Lead)


January 31st, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) A total of 73.5 percent inmates of Tihar Jail are undergoing trial, which is much above the national average of 66.4 percent undertrials in Indian ... Read more...

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Himachal invites industrial investments for new estate


January 29th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 29 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has invited investments in the newly-developed industrial estate near Baddi in Solan district, an official said here Sunday.The industrial estate developed at Davni ... Read more...

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Love yourself for right body: Yana Gupta (With Image)


January 22nd, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 22 (IANS) If you want to look right, you have to learn to love your body, says model-turned-Bollywood item girl Yana Gupta who is also a budding non-fiction ... Read more...

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Beckinsale’s dressing hassles


December 22nd, 2011 - 8:22 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Actress Kate Beckinsale says it takes a whole lot of people to make her look as stunning as she looks at red carpet events.The 38-year-old "Pearl ... Read more...

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Himachal seizes two properties ‘owned’ by Chautalas


December 17th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 17 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has confiscated two properties suspected to be owned by late deputy prime minister Devi Lal and his grandson Ajay Chautala.Kullu Deputy Commissioner ... Read more...

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Modi can lose Shiv Sena support: Thackeray (Lead)


October 20th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi would lose the Shiv Sena's support if he pressed for the relaxation of visa procedures for Pakistanis wanting to visit ... Read more...

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Thackeray warns Modi against pampering Muslims


October 20th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will lose Shiv Sena's support if he pampered Muslims, the party's chief Bal Thackeray Thursday said."If he (Modi) errs, we ... Read more...

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‘Confrontation with India not in Pakistan’s interest’


September 17th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) A showdown with India is not in Pakistan's best interests, former Pakistani national security advisor Major General (Retd) Mahmud Ali Durrani said."There is a need ... Read more...

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Quota for disabled in Lok Sabha jobs approved


September 13th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Tuesday approved a quota for people with physical disabilities in the Lok Sabha Secretariat jobs.According to a statement from ... Read more...

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No curfew for 18 hours in Moradabad now


August 18th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 18 (IANS) With the situation turning normal in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad city following a communal clash that left 12 people, including two policemen, injured, authorities Thursday ... Read more...

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OBC’s 10 percent relief is on eligibility marks: Apex court


August 18th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Other Backward Classes (OBC) students will qualify for admissions if they have 10 percent less marks than the eligibility level fixed for the general category ... Read more...

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Moradabad curfew to be relaxed for 16 hours


August 16th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 16 (IANS) With normalcy returning fast to the trouble-torn areas in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad city days after a communal clash left 13 people injured, the authorities Tuesday decided ... Read more...

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