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BJP brain-storming meet on in Agra


August 5th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 5 (IANS) A two-day brain-storming session of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) began here Sunday with top leaders expected to draw up a roadmap and action strategy for ... Read more...

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Government trying to break Team Anna, says Hazare (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare Friday again accused the government of trying to break the unity of Team Anna by holding secret talks with him.Talking to ... Read more...

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Team Anna has hidden agenda, says Narayanasamy


July 27th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Minister of State in Prime Minister's Office V. Narayanasamy Friday lashed out at Team Anna, terming the fast at Jantar Mantar in the national ... Read more...

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Heavy rains cause traffic snarls, power breakdowns in Agra


July 10th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Agra July 9 (IANS) Three spells of heavy showers Monday inundated low-lying areas in the Taj city, leading to traffic snarls and power breakdowns.Residents welcomed the rains but lamented poor ... Read more...

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Drug abuse, insanitary conditions found in UP juvenile homes


July 4th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Major lapses were uncovered in the working of Uttar Pradesh's child welfare system in Meerut by a National Commission for Protection of Child Rights team ... Read more...

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Where destitute, disabled find a home (Feature)


May 1st, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bajhera (Rajasthan), May 1 (IANS) A maggot infested wound in the head, a chopped hand, a smashed nose, a paralysed body...Life was hellish for many destitute, disabled people before they ... Read more...

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Elections for three new Delhi mayors from April 30


April 24th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Elections for three mayors for the newly-trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) will be held from April 30, a statement from the civic agency said ... Read more...

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Gandhi items’ auction disappoints collector


April 18th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Thrissur, April 18 (IANS) Antony Chittattukara, a 70-year-old antique collector from this Kerala town, had expected to make over Rs.500 million from the auction of Mahatma Gandhi's memorabilia. But the ... Read more...

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Retired teacher waits for Gandhi memorabilia auction result


April 18th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala), April 17 (IANS) A 70-year-old retired school teacher has been waiting patiently for the outcome as his rare collection of Mahatma Gandhi memorabilia went under the hammer in ... Read more...

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AIADMK wins Sankarankoil by-poll (Second Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 21 (IANS) V. Muthuselvi of the ruling AIADMK was Wednesday elected to the Tamil Nadu assembly from Sankarankoil constituency, defeating her DMK rival by over 68,000 votes in ... Read more...

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AIADMK wins Sankarankoil by-election (Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 21 (IANS) V. Muthuselvi of the ruling AIADMK was Wednesday elected to the Tamil Nadu assembly from Sankarankoil constituency, defeating her DMK rival by over 68,000 votes.Muthuselvi bagged ... Read more...

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AIADMK leading in Sankarankoil bypoll


March 21st, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 21 (IANS) V. Muthuselvi of Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK was Wednesday way ahead of his nearest DMK rival in the Sankarankoil assembly constituency by-election with an impressive lead ... Read more...

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Around 75 percent voting in Tamil Nadu assembly by-poll (Second Lead)


March 18th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 18 (IANS) Voting for the by-poll in Sankarankoil assembly constituency of Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli district came to an end Sunday with around 75 percent of the voters ... Read more...

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Brisk polling in Tamil Nadu bypoll (Lead)


March 18th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 18 (IANS) Brisk voting was witnessed in the bypoll to the Sankarankoil assembly constituency of Tamil Nadu Sunday.Voting began at 8 a.m. in 242 polling booths in ... Read more...

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Polling begins for Tamil Nadu assembly by-poll


March 18th, 2012 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 18 (IANS) Voting for the by-poll in Sankarankoil assembly constituency of Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli district began amid tight security at 8 a.m. Sunday.Thirteen candidates, including six independents, ... Read more...

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Stage set for Tamil Nadu assembly by-poll Sunday


March 17th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 17 (IANS) The stage is set for Sunday's by-poll in the Sankarankoil assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli district.Thirteen candidates, including six independents, are in the fray ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa deputes two MPs to attend Badal’s swearing-in


March 10th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 10 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK chief J. Jayalalithaa has deputed two of her party MPs to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Punjab Chief Minister ... Read more...

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13 in fray in Sankarankoil by-poll


March 4th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 3 (IANS) Thirteen candidates, including six independents, are in the fray in the Sankarankoil by-poll to be held March 18, the Election Commission said Saturday."Out of the ... Read more...

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Soccer legend Sailen Manna dead (Roundup)


February 28th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) Indian soccer legend Sailendra Nath Manna, popularly known as Sailen Manna, died at a private hospital here Monday due to old age complications. He was ... Read more...

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Bengal hospital gets clean chit in patient denial case


January 15th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 15 (IANS) The West Bengal government Sunday gave a clean chit to a state-run city hospital following allegations that a pregnant woman died allegedly after she was denied ... Read more...

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Huge haul of explosives in Hyderabad


July 19th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 19 (IANS) Hyderabad police Tuesday seized a huge quantity of explosives and arrested two people indulging in their illegal sale and transportation.The sleuths of the police commissioner's task ... Read more...

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Suchitra Mitra: Rabindra Sangeet Legend Passes Away At 86


January 4th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The legendary Rabindra Sangeet singer Suchitra Mitra has passed away yesterday at 1.30 pm following cardiac arrest. She has amused the Rabindra Sangeet lovers for six decades by singing more ... Read more...

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Rabindra Sangeet exponent Suchitra Mitra dead (Second Lead)


January 3rd, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 3 (IANS) Rabindra Sangeet legend Suchitra Mitra, whose songs enthralled music lovers for six decades, died at her South Kolkata residence here Monday following cardiac arrest, family sources said. She ... Read more...

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West Bengal rewards CWG medal winners


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 2 (IANS) Commonwealth Games medallists from West Bengal were rewarded by the state government here Tuesday and were given cash prizes ranging from Rs.2-7 lakh.Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee handed over ... Read more...

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Non-tribal group calls for shutdown in Jharkhand


October 21st, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, Oct 21 (ANI): A non-tribal backward community group called a strike here today to protest the November 17 panchayat polls being held under a legislation that reserves posts for tribals.'The polls ... Read more...

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Non-tribal group calls shutdown in Jharkhand


October 21st, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 21 (IANS) Over 200 people trying to enforce shutdown were arrested in Jharkhand Thursday, after a non-tribal backward community group called a strike to protest the Nov 17 panchayat polls ... Read more...

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Panchayat polls: Jharkhand seeks additional forces


October 20th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 20 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Wednesday said the state needed at least 250 companies of para-military forces to hold peaceful panchayat elections scheduled from Nov 27."We have sought ... Read more...

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Rahul wants more women in politics


September 17th, 2010 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Thursday stressed on the empowerment of women and favoured more participation by them in politics, saying they were more sincere and difficult ... Read more...

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Communal clash during Janmashtami function, eight injured


September 2nd, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 2 (IANS) Eight people, including two policemen, were injured in a communal clash at a function organised for Janmashtami here, police said Thursday. The clash took place at Hindpiri colony late ... Read more...

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Playback Singers Honored At Neethaana Avan Audio Launch


August 9th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): In most of the music release functions music directors, lyricists, and playback singers are left unnoticed. Such occasions usually have spotlights focused on the celebrities, actors, ... Read more...

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Congress students’ wing shows black flags to Gadkari


July 11th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) Activists of the Chhatra Parishad, the student's wing of the Congress, Sunday waved black flags at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari here to protest his ... Read more...

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613th birth anniversary of poet-saint Kabir celebrated


June 26th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 26 (IANS) More than 2,000 Kabirpanthis, followers of 15th century devotional poet Kabir Das, gathered here Saturday to celebrate his 613th birth anniversary or "praktyotsava (appearance in human form)" of ... Read more...

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Haryana to set up rest-houses for teachers


June 20th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jhajjar (Haryana), June 20 (IANS) Aiming to provide better facilities for teachers, the Haryana government will set up Shiksha Sadans or rest-houses in both rural and urban areas in the coming months, ... Read more...

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Non-tribals’ strike hits life in parts of Jharkhand


April 13th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 13 (IANS) The one-day strike called by non-tribals to protest the Jharkhand government's move to hold panchayat polls by reserving the post of village council heads for tribal people affected ... Read more...

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Kolkata pays last tribute to theatre doyen Kumar Roy


March 1st, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 1 (IANS) The members of Kolkata's cultural fraternity Monday paid their last tribute to noted theatre personality Kumar Roy, the pioneer of the Bengali theatre movement for decades, who died ... Read more...

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