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Lok Sabha passes bill for AIIMS-like institutes


August 30th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Amid slogans demanding the prime minister's resignation over coal block allocations, the Lok Sabha Thursday passed a bill to set up more AIIMS-like institutes ... Read more...

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Viswa-Bharati shocker: PMO seeks report, earden gets bail (Roundup)


July 9th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The case of a Class 5 student allegedly made to drink her own urine in West Bengal's Viswa-Bharati campus, founded by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, ... Read more...

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Viswa-Bharati row: Warden gets bail, court censures police (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 9 (IANS) The case of a Class 5 student being allegedly made to drink her own urine at a school in West Bengal's Viswa-Bharati, founded by Nobel laureate ... Read more...

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Manisha’s spiritual birthday (Movie Snippets)


July 5th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Actress Manisha Koirala, who will turn 42 Aug 16, plans to take a break from her work so that she can have a spiritual birthday ... Read more...

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Killed pilgrims’ kin protest non-payment of compensation


June 28th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 27 (IANS) Relatives of 24 Hindu pilgrims, who were killed in a road accident in 2010, created noisy scenes Wednesday over non-payment of Rs.2 lakh compensation announced by ... Read more...

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AIIMS-Patna to start this year, says Ghulam Nabi Azad


May 24th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 24 (IANS) Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Thursday announced that the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) - Patna would start this year itself."I have directed the ... Read more...

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Band baaja baarat on Delhi streets Tuesday


April 23rd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Come Tuesday, all roads in the capital will turn into one huge marriage procession. Delhi residents, be prepared for blaring music and traffic snarls as ... Read more...

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Sonia gets fever, cancels Uttarakhand rally


November 9th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi's rally in Uttarakhand, her first since she came back from a surgery abroad, was cancelled after she got fever, a ... Read more...

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Varsity student assaulted, made to consume liquor


September 19th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 19 (IANS) Four senior students of an Uttar Pradesh university have been booked for physically abusing their junior, forcing him to remove his clothes and consume liquor in ... Read more...

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Oz couple in India on trail of lost son


September 14th, 2011 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Sep 14 (IANS) "If I am gone, I am not dead. I have gone to free my mind..." These are lines in the memoir of a ... Read more...

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Lucknow doctors to head two new AIIMS


September 4th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 4 (IANS) Of the six new All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) coming up in different states, two will be headed by doctors from this Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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On the cart: Quest for self, leadership, drama (IANS Books This Week)


August 4th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Sit back and shuffle through a pile of meaningful tomes on your bookshelf this weekend.1. "Searching for Me"; Written by Ramesh Vaish; Published by Full ... Read more...

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Abhinav Sharma wins Ratan’s hand in ‘Ratan Ka Rishta’


July 4th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Television actress Ratan Rajput has finally chosen her Mr Right. Delhi-based Abhinav Sharma won her hand in Imagine TV's "Swayamwar Season 3-Ratan Ka Rishta".The 26-year-old software ... Read more...

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Yoga teacher kills Israeli woman in Bangalore


May 5th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 5 (IANS) An Indian yoga teacher was arrested for allegedly killing his 28-year-old Israeli girlfriend in a fit of rage April 15 and then hiding her body in ... Read more...

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Haryana to set up culinary institute


April 21st, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 21 (IANS) The Haryana government plans to set up a one-of-its-kind culinary institute at Pinjore, Tourism Minister Om Prakash Jain said Thursday.Addressing the second regional tourism ministers conference ... Read more...

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India sees spurt in tourist arrivals, but sanitation a concern


April 21st, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) India is witnessing a spurt in foreign tourist arrivals, but there is a need to focus more on making destinations better and cleaner, union Tourism ... Read more...

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Nine states to discuss tourism promotion


April 20th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Tourism ministers of nine states will meet in Rishikesh in Uttarakhand Thursday to discuss steps to develop and promote tourism, including identifying new destinations to ... Read more...

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Congress workers protest outside BJP office


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Tear gas shells and water cannons were used to disperse around 300 Youth Congress activists protesting outside the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) office here ... Read more...

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11 people held for man’s escape from police custody


November 9th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 9 (IANS) Eleven suspected Trinamool Congress supporters, involved in helping an arms-smuggler escape from police custody in West Bengal's East Midnapore district, were arrested Tuesday, police said.They had helped the ... Read more...

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Remembering Lennon and his Indian connection


October 9th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) He was one rock 'n' roll star who made spirituality a statement, infused the 'rock music bug' in India and was responsible for showcasing Indian culture ... Read more...

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National Disaster Response Force teams deployed in Uttarakhand


September 25th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashish GoelTehri (Uttarakhand), Sep. 25 (ANI): Several teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been deployed for rescue and relief work in flood-affected areas of Uttarakhand.Three teams, comprising 90 ... Read more...

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Water level continues to rise in dams in Uttarakhand


September 21st, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 21(ANI): Rising water levels in the Tehri dam continue to put the states of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh at risk.Over 60 people have died in cloudbursts and landslides ... Read more...

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Central government deploys flood relief teams


September 20th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The government Monday said it has deployed several teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) for rescue and relief work in flood hit Uttarakhand, Bihar and Uttar ... Read more...

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Rajeev Khandelwal embarks on an adventure trip


September 18th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Rajeev Khandelwal has a love for the big outdoors and he likes to bring his family members to share the fun with him. Recent reports suggest ... Read more...

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Six AIIMS-like institutions to be registered as societies


August 9th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The union cabinet Monday approved the proposal for formation of societies for each of the six All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)-like institutions being set up ... Read more...

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Cabinet clears societies to run six AIIMS-like institutions


August 9th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 9 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today approved a proposal to form societies for each of the six AIIMS like institutions which are being set up under the Pradhan Mantri ... Read more...

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Compensation for Uttarakhand accident victims


August 2nd, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 2 (IANS) Compensation of Rs.200,000 will be given to the kin of each of the 23 Hindu pilgrims who died in a road accident in Uttarakhand, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder ... Read more...

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Police baton charge contractual teachers in Muzaffarnagar


July 28th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
By SarfarazMuzaffarnagar, July 28 (ANI): Police personnel baton charged hundreds of protesting Shiksha Mitra (contractual teacher) at Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh.The teachers were demanding training, permanent jobs and better salaries on Tuesday.As ... Read more...

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Protesting teachers stop train in Uttar Pradesh


July 27th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 27 (IANS) Hundreds of temporary teachers of government and private schools disrupted rail traffic and clashed with police in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district Tuesday, demanding permanent jobs and better pay. Police ... Read more...

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Inter-state gang of vehicle lifters busted, two held


July 11th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), July 11 (IANS) A gang of vehicle lifters active in Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh was busted with the arrest of two people from Kharar town in Punjab's Mohali district, ... Read more...

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Listen to young talent to remain contemporary: Javed Akhtar


July 5th, 2010 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) Legendary screenplay writer and lyricist Javed Akhtar, who has penned the lyrics of actress Sonam Kapoor's next film "Aisha", says he tries to remain contemporary by listening and ... Read more...

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Indian Navy chopper crashes Vizag, one dead (Third Lead)


June 2nd, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) A crew member was killed and three others, including the pilot and co-pilot, were injured when an Indian Navy helicopter crashed Wednesday near the coastal city of ... Read more...

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Omaxe bags Rs.64.80 crore contract from health ministry


April 16th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Real estate developer Omaxe Friday said it has bagged a contract worth Rs.64.80 crore from the health ministry to develop a college complex of the All India ... Read more...

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‘Clean Ganga’ campaign kicked-off in Uttarakhand


April 5th, 2010 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Rishikesh (Uttarakhand), April 4 (IANS) Taking a pledge to cleanse the Ganga river from its source in the Himalayas and along its journey to the Bay of Bengal, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh ... Read more...

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Vivek excited after meeting Dalai Lama


April 3rd, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi is excited after meeting spiritual leader Dalai Lama at an inter-faith conference at Rishikesh Saturday. "So honoured and excited to meet and receive grace ... Read more...

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