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Out of home, into limelight for MCD’s women candidates


April 13th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Leaving their jobs and household chores aside for a change, women candidates in Sunday's Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls are enjoying the limelight ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Silver Pheasant’s sex change stuns zoo


April 5th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 5 (IANS) In a rare and a first-of-its-kind phenomenon, a Silver Pheasant, a bird belonging to the peacock family, has changed its sex from female to a male.Confirming ... Read more...

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Zoo seeks match for female zebras


March 1st, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 1 (IANS) The Prince of Wales zoo here has a new task cut out for itself - finding a matrimonial match for two of its female inmates - ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Handicapped man gets life term for killing sister’s friend


February 17th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) A handicapped man and his sister have been sentenced to life imprisonment by a Delhi court for stabbing a girl 30 times with a knife.District ... Read more...

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Bengal hospital gives cat-bite jab to child instead of mother


February 7th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 7 (IANS) The sorry state of affairs in West Bengal's government hospitals once again came to the fore when a eight-year-old boy was injected a cat-bite antidote instead ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Advani retains billiards crown


January 27th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 27 (IANS) Pankaj Advani of PSPB scored a 5-0 win over Balachandra Bhaskar of Karnataka to retain the men's billiards title in the Manisha National Billiards and Snooker ... Read more...

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‘Childhood poverty remains a reality in India’


January 11th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Despite India developing as a major economy, the country's children have a bleak future due to malnutrition leading to stunted growth, high school dropout rates ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Three women in BJP’s second list for Uttarkhand polls


January 6th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) There were three women in the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) second list of 22 candidates for the Jan 30 Uttarakhand elections.The list was finalised ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bihar ministers, legislator donate salary for green cause


September 6th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 6 (IANS) After Chief Minister Nitish Kumar donated a month's salary for a green Bihar campaign, his cabinet colleagues and legislators are also coming forward to donate their ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Woman, two sons murdered in Uttar Pradesh


August 6th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 5 (IANS) A woman along with her two minor sons was found murdered inside her house in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut district Friday, police said.Renu, 35, and ... Read more...

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Umadevi regains National ladies billiards crown


July 21st, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 21 (IANS) Karnataka's Umadevi Nagaraj regained her National ladies billiards title after a three-year lapse when she defeated defending champion Meenal Thakur of Maharashtra 77-45, 76-61, 75-34 in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Antibiotics can control superbug: Expert


May 4th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 4 (IANS) Disciplined use of antibiotics can control the multi-drug resistant Delhi superbug, which created widespread controversy last month, a top microbiologist said here Wednesday."A superbug in a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Brisk polling in third phase of Bengal elections (Second Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) Brisk polling was reported in West Bengal Wednesday with 15 percent ballots cast within the first two hours of the third phase of assembly elections ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Anybody supporting us is welcome to campaign: Karat (Lead)


April 21st, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Prakash Karat Thursday scoffed at suggestions that the party was forced to allow sacked leader Somnath Chatterjee to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Karat denies CPI-M asked Somnath to campaign


April 21st, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) CPI-M general secretary Prakash Karat Thursday denied that the party was forced to allow sacked leader Somnath Chatterjee to campaign in West Bengal's assembly elections."Please ... Read more...

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Limca recognises Indian athletes in new edition


March 29th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The Limca Book of Records Tuesday launched its 22nd edition featuring the achievements of athletes who did India proud by winning medals in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Hectic lobbying on for new Chhattisgarh Congress chief


March 21st, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 21 (IANS) At least half a dozen leaders of the Congress party, which is out of the power in Chhattisgarh since November 2003, are lobbying hard for ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tsunami memories return to haunt Tamil Nadu coast


March 14th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 14 (IANS) The television visuals of tsunami waves gobbling up homes, vehicles and even planes in Japan brought back the memories of shock and horror to the people ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Some of the top Indian women bankers (Sidebar)


March 6th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) A list of banks and financial institutions with Indian women at the helm:- ICICI Bank: Chanda Kochhar- ICICI Venture: Lalita D. Gupte- ICICI Securities: Madhabi ... Read more...

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Pregnant women beaten, abused in Madhya Pradesh district


February 22nd, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Shahnawaz Akhtar Bhopal, Feb 22 (IANS) Barwani district of Madhya Pradesh saw 26 maternal deaths in nine months of 2010. Not only were the pregnant women routinely turned away from community health ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Woman teams up with lover to kill husband


December 22nd, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) A woman and a man she was having an extra-marital affair with were arrested here Wednesday for murdering her husband, police said."Renu, 28, and Raju, 23, were ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Notable winners and losers in Bihar


November 24th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 24 (IANS) Prominent winners and losers in Bihar:Losers:Former chief minister Rabri Devi Bihar Congress president Mahboob Ali Qaiser Bihar LJP president Pasupati Kumar Paras RJD's former central minister Kanti Singh Former MPs Lovely Anand ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

NDA heads for clear victory in Bihar, Rabri Devi trails


November 24th, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Patna, Nov 24 (ANI): The Nitish Kumar-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) has been surging ahead towards a substantive win to retain power in Bihar Assembly polls by leading in 158 of the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Three guest houses sealed in Paharganj


November 23rd, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) sealed three guest houses in Paharganj area of Delhi Tuesday for non-payment of taxes, an official said.MCD had sent notices to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Couple caught for duping Delhi doctor of Rs.25 lakh


November 20th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) A couple from Karnataka was arrested for cheating a Delhi-based doctor of Rs.25 lakh after promising to get his son enrolled in a medical college in the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Third phase of Bihar Assembly polls begins amid tight security


October 28th, 2010 - 10:28 am ICT by ANI
Patna (Bihar), Oct. 28 (ANI): Voting in the third phase of state assembly elections in Bihar got underway from 7 a.m. this morning, and it is expected that over ten million ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Voting begins for third phase of Bihar polls (Lead)


October 28th, 2010 - 8:52 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 28 (IANS) The third phase of the Bihar assembly elections to pick a new 243- member house began Thursday in 48 constituencies in the state's fertile belt where stakes ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Campaigning ends for third phase of Bihar polls


October 26th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 26 (IANS) Campaigning ended Tuesday for 48 Bihar assembly constituencies in the state's fertile belt where balloting in the third round of the six-phase elections is to be ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

First phase of Bihar elections witnesses 53 per cent polling


October 21st, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by ANI
Supaul, Oct. 21 (ANI): Bihar's 47 Assembly constituencies, spread across seven districts, which underwent poll for the first phase of State Assembly elections on Thursday witnessed 53 per cent polling.Brisk polling ... Read more...

Posted in National |

35 to 40 percent voting in Bihar till 2 p.m.


October 21st, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Oct 21 (ANI): An estimated 35 to 40 percent voters exercised their franchise so far in the first phase of Bihar Assembly election on Thursday.The polling, which began at 7 a.m, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Moderate voting reported in Bihar


October 21st, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Patna, Oct 21 (ANI): Moderate voting was reported in 47 Assembly constituencies in Bihar.According to official sources, an estimated 8 to 10 per cent of the voters exercised their franchise till 9. ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Polling for first phase of Bihar Assembly elections begins


October 21st, 2010 - 11:08 am ICT by ANI
Patna, Oct 21 (ANI): Polling for the first phase of Bihar Assembly elections began on Thursday morning amidst unprecedented security measures.Around 1.07 crore voters, including 50.2 lakh women and 3,829 service ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Woman kills herself, two kids


October 16th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 16 (IANS) Upset after her husband refused to give money for treatment of their ailing children, a woman set herself and her two children on fire in their house in ... Read more...

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CWG Weightlifting: Chanu, Kumar win gold, set Games record (Roundup)


October 6th, 2010 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Weightlifters Renu Bala Chanu and K. Ravi Kumar won gold medal in the 58kg and 69kg category respectively and made the victory sweeter by setting ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Weightlifter Renu Bala Chanu wins ninth gold for India in CWG


October 6th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 6 (ANI): After Omkar Singh won the 50metre Pistol final shooting gold with a score of 653.6 points, Renu Bala Chanu won the ninth gold for India on ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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