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Congress asks states to raise cooking gas cap ahead of strike (Roundup)


September 19th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Despite talking tough and ruling out of a rollback of its market-friendly reforms, the government Wednesday appeared softening its stand as a large part of the ... Read more...

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Ajantha Mendis spins Sri Lanka to thumping win (Roundup)


September 19th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Hambantota, Sep 18 (IANS) Sri Lanka started their World Twenty20 campaign in convincing fashion, spinning a clueless Zimbabwe out of the game by 82 runs here Tuesday. Off-spinner Ajantha Mendis ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-AITA trade charges against each other (Roundup)


September 18th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Star tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi and the All India Tennis Association (AITA) Tuesday traded charges, with the player threatening to take legal action against the ... Read more...

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Mulayam says Third front after polls, admits PM ambitions (Roundup)


September 13th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav for the first time made clear his prime ministerial ambitions Thursday but in a shift of stance, declared the ... Read more...

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Moving beyond past, India, Pakistan ink visa pact (Roundup)


September 8th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Despite some core irritants continuing, India and Pakistan Saturday signaled that they were ready to move ahead and not be "held hostage to things that ... Read more...

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Pujara’s ton keeps India on top against New Zealand (Roundup)


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 23 (IANS) Cheteshwar Pujara stamped his class on comeback with a maiden Test century that helped India to recover from a shaky start and reach 307 for ... Read more...

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Government refutes loss claims over Delhi airport (Roundup)


August 17th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The government Friday dismissed the claims of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) on losses to the exchequer by allowing a private operator ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Indian wrestlers Amit Kumar, Narsingh Yadav out (India Intro Roundup)


August 11th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) India's male wrestlers started their Olympic campaign on a disappointing note with both Amit Kumar and Narsingh Pancham Yadav crashing out of their respective weight categories ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Amit’s bronze medal hopes alive, Yadav out (India Roundup)


August 10th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Indian wrestler Amit Kumar Olympic medal hopes are still alive as he qualified for the Repechage 2 of the 55kg category while his compatriot Narsingh Pancham ... Read more...

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Olympics: Bolt creates history winning 100m, 200m (Roundup)


August 10th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has created Olympic history by becoming the first man to win the 100 and 200 metres in successive games.Bolt Thursday night ran ... Read more...

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Ramdev returns to Ramlila Maidan for three-day fast (Roundup)


August 9th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) More than a year after the controversial midnight raid by police on his protest fast at the Ramlila Maidan, yoga guru Baba Ramdev was ... Read more...

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Olympics Athletics: Sally Pearson fastest hurdler, reinstated Toufiq triumphs (Roundup)


August 8th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Sally Pearson of Australia set a new Olympics record to win the gold in the women's 100 metres hurdles while reinstated Algerian Taoufik Makhloufi produced a ... Read more...

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Anna disbands Team Anna, leaders perplexed (Roundup)


August 6th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Team Anna has been disbanded and the work that had started in its name has ended, its leader Anna Hazare announced Monday, three days ... Read more...

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Olympics: Mary Kom keeps alive India’s medal hopes, hockey team crushed (India Roundup)


August 6th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian boxer M.C. Mary Kom kept alive the medal hopes for her country as women's boxing made its Olympic debut while the men's hockey team was ... Read more...

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Haryana minister Gopal Kanda booked for abetting suicide, resigns (Roundup)


August 6th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Haryana's controversial Minister of State for Home Gopal Kanda, blamed by a former flight attendant for driving her to suicide, submitted his resignation to Chief ... Read more...

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Team Anna hardens stand, cops want them hospitalised (Roundup)


August 1st, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The condition of Team Anna members, who are on a fast over the last eight days, deteriorated Wednesday, even as they hardened their ... Read more...

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Olympics: End of road for Indian men (Archery Roundup)


July 31st, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) It was the end of campaign for the Indian men archers as Rahul Banerjee and Tarundeep Rai bowed out from the prequarterfinals at the Olympic Games ... Read more...

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Molestation of teen sparks national outrage; four held (Intro Roundup)


July 13th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 13 (IANS) Four days after a teenage girl was stripped and groped by a group of men for more than half-an-hour on a busy road here, police ... Read more...

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Molestation of teen sparks national outrage; four held (Roundup)


July 13th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 13 (IANS) Four days after a teenage girl was stripped and groped by a group of men for more than half-an-hour on a busy road here, the ... Read more...

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Air India relief plane returns, India lauds Pakistan’s help but passengers miffed (Roundup)


July 10th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) A special Air India relief plane landed at Delhi airport Monday with 122 passengers of another flight that had to make an emergency landing in ... 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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Chettri to play for Sporting Lisbon reserves (Roundup)


July 5th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Portuguese football giants Sporting Lisbon Thursday signed India's captain Sunil Chettri for a year. The forward will be playing for the reserve (B) team, and ... Read more...

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Surjeet home after 30 years, says he was a spy (Roundup)


June 28th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), June 28 (IANS) After more than 30 years of incarceration in Pakistan, Surjeet Singh returned home Thursday to a tumultuous and teary welcome from family and friends and ... Read more...

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Saina enters fourth final at Indonesia Open, Kashyap loses (Roundup)


June 16th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 16 (IANS) Two-time champion Saina Nehwal cruised to the women's singles final at the Indonesian Open Super Series Premier badminton event here Saturday defeating South Korea's Ji Hyun ... Read more...

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No retirement yet for Vishy Anand (Roundup)


June 3rd, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 3 (IANS) At 42, Viswanathan Anand, who last week won his fifth World title defeating Boris Gelfand of Israel in Moscow, asserted that he has not thought of ... Read more...

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India’s economic growth dips to 9-year low of 5.3 percent (Roundup)


May 31st, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) India's economic growth slumped to 5.3 percent in the January-March quarter, the slowest in nine years, dragged by contraction in the manufacturing sector due ... Read more...

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46 die in road accidents across 3 states (Roundup)


May 28th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Kolkata/Chennai, May 28 (IANS) At least 46 people have been killed and 55 injured in road accidents in three states, once again highlighting the lack of safety measures on ... Read more...

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SRK drunk and abusive? MCA says yes, star says no (Roundup)


May 17th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan was at the centre of an ugly row Thursday with allegations that he had got into a brawl with security personnel ... Read more...

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Air India crisis deepens, sacks another 25 pilots (Roundup)


May 11th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Air India Friday sacked another 25 protesting pilots - taking to 71 the number dismissed - and asked aviation regulator Directorate General Of ... Read more...

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N-capable missiles in India’s arsenal [To go with India test-fires 5,000 km Agni-V missile, China cautious (Roundup)


April 19th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India Thursday successfully demonstrated its 5,000-km Agni-V ballistic missile, touted as its key nuclear deterrent against China since it can hit targets such as Beijing ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Royals ride on Rahane’s century to outclass Challengers (Roundup)


April 16th, 2012 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 16 (IANS) A brilliant unbeaten century by Ajinkya Rahane helped Rajasthan Royals humiliate Royal Challengers Bangalore by 59 runs in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the jam-packed ... Read more...

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Over 55 percent turnout in Delhi civic polls, highest in 15 years (Roundup)


April 15th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The civic polls Sunday in the national capital saw a peaceful voting with an estimated 55 percent voter turnout - the highest in 15 ... Read more...

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Question mark over hanging of BKI terrorist Rajoana (Roundup)


March 26th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 26 (IANS) The March 31 hanging of Sikh terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana in the assassination of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh appeared unsure Monday after the ... Read more...

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Rahul ‘The Wall’ Dravid hangs up Test boots (Roundup)


March 9th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) The curtains finally came down on "The Wall" as India's favourite cricketing son and icon Rahul Sharad Dravid announced his retirement from international and first-class ... Read more...

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Akali Dal-BJP create history in Punjab, surprise Congress (Roundup)


March 6th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance created history in the state's politics as it stunned the Congress Tuesday to retain power ... Read more...

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