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World T20: New Zealand beat Bangladesh by 59 runs


September 21st, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), Sep 21 (IANS) New Zealand beat Bangladesh by 59 runs in the Group D opener of the World Twenty20 cricket at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium here ... Read more...

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Will keep fighting against anti-people policies, Mamata thunders


September 21st, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) As all the Trinamool Congress ministers resigned from the UPA government to protest against its economic policies, party chief Mamata Banerjee Friday said she would keep ... Read more...

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Pietersen hopes to be back for NZ tour


September 21st, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Out of favour England batsman Kevin Pietersen tweeted Friday that he hopes to make a comeback for England's tour to New Zealand in February 2013.In ... Read more...

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Congress should seek people’s verdict on FDI: Mamata


September 20th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Asserting that the Congress should seek people's verdict before pursuing "unrealistic, anti-people" policies like FDI in retail and hiking diesel prices, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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BJP mulls quitting JPC on 2G, says chairman ‘dictatorial’ (Third Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) BJP members of a parliamentary panel probing the 2G spectrum allocation walked out of a meeting Tuesday, accusing its chairman of "dictatorial attitude" for refusing ... Read more...

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NHRC issues notice to Maharashtra over farm suicides


September 12th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought a reply from the Maharashtra government over seven farm suicides that took place last week within a ... Read more...

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Chandrababu’s son gearing up for major role in TDP


September 12th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 12 (IANS) Nara Lokesh, son of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu, appears to be gearing up to take up a key responsibility in the party.An ... Read more...

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Australia beat Pakistan by 94 runs, lose series 1-2


September 11th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 11 (IANS) Australia registered a commanding 94-run win in the third and final Twenty20 International against Pakistan after losing the first two games. A record 111-run opening stand ... Read more...

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Can’t book Nirmal Baba over complaint, cops tell court


September 10th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Police Monday told a Delhi court that they cannot book self-styled godman Nirmal Baba over a complaint of cheating and breach of trust given by ... Read more...

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IMG on coal block allocation to meet again Sep 12


September 10th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The inter-ministerial group (IMG) reviewing captive coal mine allocations would meet again Sep 12, the coal ministry said Monday.Twenty-nine companies which were allocated coal blocks ... Read more...

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No conditions attached, PM to decide on Pakistan visit: Krishna


September 8th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Saturday said that no conditions were being put by India for the visit of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to Pakistan, ... Read more...

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Manu Sharma moves court for three weeks’ furlough


September 7th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Manu Sharma, serving a life term for killing model Jessica Lall, Friday moved the Delhi High Court for three weeks furlough.Hearing the plea, Justice V. ... Read more...

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Remittances to India rose to $66.13 bn in 2011-12


September 7th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Remittances to India surged to $66.13 billion in 2011-12 as compared to $55.62 billion in the previous year, Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi ... Read more...

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‘Lifetime plans should be offered till telecom permit allows’


September 5th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Lifetime mobile tariff plans offered by telecom operators are valid as long as the operator is permitted to provide such service under the licence, Minister ... Read more...

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No report of Chinese incursion in Kashmir: Antony


September 5th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Wednesday said there was no report of any Chinese incursion in Jammu and Kashmir but stressed that the areas along the ... Read more...

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Coal India to get assets abroad


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, September 3 (IANS) Coal India Ltd (CIL) will spend Rs.5,000 crore this fiscal to acquire assets abroad, Pratik Prakashbapu Patil, minister of state in the coal ministry, said ... Read more...

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Buchi Babu cricket: Karnataka on top against Kerala


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 2 (IANS) Karnataka, after dismissing Kerala for 137, were well on way to taking the first innings lead as they were 100 for four at stumps on the ... Read more...

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India recover to end Day Two at 283/5


September 1st, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 1 (IANS) India were 283 for five in reply to New Zealand's 365 at stumps on day two of the second cricket Test here Saturday.Virat Kohli and ... Read more...

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Over 270 government websites hacked till July


September 1st, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Over 270 government websites were hacked till July this year, Minister of State for Communications and IT Sachin Pilot informed parliament."A total number of 201, ... Read more...

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Pakistan beat Australia by seven wickets


September 1st, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 1 (IANS) Australia lost the second One Day International (ODI) against Pakistan by seven wickets at Sheikh Zayed Stadium here.After winning the toss and batting first, Australia ... 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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Gold imports drop by 18.4 percent in April-June quarter


August 30th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Gold imports in India fell by 18.4 percent to Rs.71,912 crore in the first quarter of the current financial year, largely due to a sharp ... Read more...

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More trouble for Kanda, could face charges in cheque bounce case


August 30th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Even as he is fighting off charges of involvement in the suicide of ex-employee Geetika Sharma, former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda could be booked ... Read more...

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20 years after militancy, bureaucrats keep Chandigarh ‘disturbed’ (Letter from Chandigarh)


August 30th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 30 (IANS) The threat of militancy ended years ago but Chandigarh continues to be tagged a 'disturbed area' -- thanks to the bureaucracy that wants it to be ... Read more...

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586 killed in Himachal road accidents this year


August 30th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 30 (IANS) More than 580 people have died in over 1,600 incidents of road accidents this year in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal has said. State ... Read more...

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Illegal hookah bars to be raided, police tell Court


August 29th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) City restaurants running hookah bars illegally will be raided, police told the Delhi High Court Wednesday.A division bench of Acting Chief Justice A.K. Sikri and ... Read more...

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NRI appeals for LPG connection in India


August 29th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 29 (IANS) Unable to procure a cooking gas connection for his home in Punjab has forced a British citizen of Indian origin to approach the Punjab Non-Resident Indians ... Read more...

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Australia beat Pakistan by four wickets in first ODI


August 29th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Aug 29 (IANS) Pacer Mitchell Starc took his maiden five-wicket haul in ODIs and helped Australia to a four-wicket win over Pakistan in their opening match here. Though Pakistan ... Read more...

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Himachal’s loan liability is Rs.26,651 crore


August 29th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 29 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's loan liability is Rs.26,651 crore and it has paid Rs.2,146 crore as interest on borrowings in the past one year, the state government ... Read more...

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Eto’o rejects Cameroon’s invite


August 28th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Yaounde (Cameroon), Aug 28 (IANS) Cameroon's top striker Samuel Eto'o Tuesday turned down the invitation to return to the national team for the 2013 African Nations Cup first leg qualifier ... Read more...

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Dial 166 for non-emergency public services from January


August 26th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Digits 166 will be the telephone number for all non-emergency public services across the country from January next year.The government has approved the three-digit short ... Read more...

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Bad light stops play in Hyderabad Test


August 25th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 25 (IANS) Bad light and rain stopped play on the third day of the first cricket Test between India and New Zealand at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, ... Read more...

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We are capable of making a comeback: Kiwis’ Jeetan Patel


August 24th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 24 (IANS) New Zealand spinner Jeetan Patel believes his team is capable of making a comeback in the first Test against India."We have to come back tomorrow and ... Read more...

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New Zealand on 106/5 on day two of first Test


August 24th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 24 (IANS) New Zealand were struggling at 106 for five in reply to India's 438 by stumps on day two of the first cricket Test he re Friday.James ... Read more...

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Over 7,000 vacancies vacant for rural doctors


August 24th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Over 7,000 vacancies are lying vacant for doctors in rural areas across the country since last year, parliament was informed Friday."According to the Rural Health ... Read more...

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