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Telangana demand picks up momentum again


September 5th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Sep 5 (IANS) The demand for separate statehood to Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh is picking up momentum with the BJP's fast in the national capital Wednesday ... Read more...

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Telugu actor Rajendra Prasad suffers stroke, condition stable (With Image)


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 3 (IANS) Veteran Telugu actor Rajendra Prasad was Monday admitted to a hospital after he complained acute pain in the chest. He is now stable, a doctor said.He ... Read more...

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U-19: Australia, Pakistan, Windies win


August 13th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 13 (IANS) Competition heavyweights Australia, the West Indies and Pakistan swept aside their rivals from qualifying nations, while Sri Lanka got their campaign back on track in ... Read more...

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Riya to face Mutatkar in Maharashtra badminton final


July 29th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Mumbai Suburban's 19-year-old Riya Pillai pulled off a major upset, defeating second seed Pune's Anuradha Shrikhande 21-18, 16-21, 21-19 to storm into the women's singles final ... Read more...

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Yelve wins decider in all India snooker


July 28th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Marker Anant Yelve of Jolly Gymkhana, Vidyavihar and Vilas Upsham of Vashi were taken the distance before advancing to the third round of the Shyam Shroff ... Read more...

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Pandya scrapes through in all-India Snooker


July 27th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Aashit Pandya of Dombivli Gymkhana and Rahul Sachdev of JVPG were forced into deciders before advancing to Round 3 of the Shyam Shroff Memorial All India ... Read more...

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Chopda in round four of Maharashtra badminton


July 25th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) State No.1 Sagar Chopda, representing Mumbai Suburban, romped into the men's singles Round 4 of the second Maharashtra Senior State Selection Badminton Tournament here Wednesday.Sagar took ... Read more...

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Oliver’s double does it for Stallion


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Bolstered by Oliver Bennis' twin strikes, Stallion FC, Andheri romped to a convincing 2-0 win against Shambu FC in a third division match of the Mumbai ... Read more...

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Chopda, Mutatkar top seeds in Maharashtra badminton


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Mumbai suburban's Sagar Chopda and Pune's Aditi Mutatkar have been listed as top seeds among the men and women respectively in the second Maharashtra Senior State ... Read more...

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Bisht eliminates Thakkar at ITF meet


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 22 (IANS) India's Ronit Singh Bisht put out third seed and compatriot Rakshay Thakkar 6-4, 7-6 (5) to enter the fourth round of the qualifying competition in the ... Read more...

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Changing professions - to become police officers


July 13th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Till a few years ago, Shweta Chauhan was a lecturer at Delhi University and analysed Shakespeare and John Keats with her students. Now she spends ... Read more...

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BJP seeks PM’s intervention to save temple


July 7th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) A BJP delegation led by its president Nitin Gadkari Saturday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to raise the issue of Uttarakhand's Dhari Devi temple, ... Read more...

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Kashmir shrine gutted, probe ordered (Roundup)


June 25th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) The revered Peer Dastgeer Sahib shrine in Srinagar was gutted Monday, sparking protest by angry youths. An official said the holy relic of the 11th century ... Read more...

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Myneni packs off Murugesan in ITF meet


June 5th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, June 5 (IANS) Unseeded Saket Myneni extended his sway over Ranjeet Virali Murugesan by defeating the sixth seed 6-3, 6-4 in 68 minutes and moved into the second round ... Read more...

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Top Indians for ITF event


June 3rd, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, June 3 (IANS) Big-time tennis returns to Mysore after a decade when the Zuari Garden City $10,000 ITF Futures men's championship gets underway at the famous Mysore Tennis ... Read more...

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Malik leads way into last 8 in ITF meet


May 30th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mandya (Karnataka), May 30 (IANS) The seeded players, led by No.1 Vijayant Malik, safely made it to the quarter-finals of the singles draw where they were joined by Vignesh Veerabhadran ... Read more...

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Mehbooba walks out of meeting to select vigilance panel


May 29th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 28 (IANS) Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mehbooba Mufti Monday walked out of an meeting to decide the panel members for the state vigilance commission (SVC), after disagreeing ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan asked to cut military spending


May 27th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) An India-Pakistan media conclave here has urged the two countries to cut their military expenditure and focus more on socio-economic development."Increasing tensions between India and ... Read more...

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Andhra orders probe into ‘misuse’ of official chopper


May 13th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 13 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Sunday ordered a probe into the alleged misuse of his official helicopter by a pilot and a technician.The ... Read more...

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Emraan’s career a lot like Saif’s: Deshmukh (Movie Snippets)


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Director Kunal Deshmukh, who teamed up with Emraan Hashmi again for "Jannat 2", says the audiences have suddenly woken up to the actor's talent. He ... Read more...

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Kashmir’s ruling coalition panel fails to agree on urban bodies poll


April 9th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 9 (IANS) A meeting of Jammu and Kashmir's ruling alliance's coordination committee Monday focused on ways to step up development works across the state and strengthen democracy at ... Read more...

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Fire at Lucknow hotel, no casualties


March 5th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 5 (IANS) A major fire broke out in a three-star hotel here Monday, badly damaging its top floor before it was extinguished after a tough two-hour battle, ... Read more...

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Five Maoists involved in cop massacre held in Jharkhand


February 29th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 29 (IANS) Five Maoist guerrillas allegedly involved in the killing of 13 policemen in January were arrested in Jharkhand's Garwah district Wednesday, police said.According to police, the five ... Read more...

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Media continues boycott of Jammu & Kashmir House proceedings


February 28th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 28 (IANS) Media persons Tuesday continued to boycott proceedings in the Jammu and Kashmir legislature in protest against assembly Speaker Mohammad Akbar Lone's controversial remarks made the previous ... Read more...

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Media boycotts Kashmir legislature


February 27th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 27 (IANS) Media persons boycotted the proceedings of the Jammu and Kashmir legislature Monday in protest over the remark of Speaker Mohammad Akbar Lone.The media persons are ... Read more...

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Telecom firms readying for legal battle


February 5th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) A battery of legal luminaries has been hired by affected telecom firms, many of whom have tied up with international giants, to chart the next ... Read more...

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Court rejects Yeddyurappa plea to quash corruption cases


January 31st, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 31 (IANS) The Karnataka high court Tuesday rejected former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's plea to quash two corruption and illegal land deals cases against him for which ... Read more...

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Soz asks Congress ministers to assist snow-hit valley


January 16th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 16 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir state Congress chief Saif-ud-din Soz Monday wrote to the party's ministers from Kashmir, asking them to visit the valley "to give a helping ... Read more...

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Poll panel’s ‘operation cover-up’ keeps officials busy


January 9th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 9 (IANS) With only two days to go before the Jan 11 deadline, officials were Monday busy covering up statues of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati and ... Read more...

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Rajasthan to develop biosphere reserve corridor


January 4th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 4 (IANS) The Rajasthan government Wednesday announced that it will develop a biosphere reserve corridor connecting 14 protected sanctuaries in six districts to ensure safe roaming of wild ... Read more...

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Congress steps up campaign for rotational chief minister


December 25th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 25 (IANS) Congress, the ruling alliance partner of National Conference in Jammu and Kashmir, has stepped up its campaign for rotational chief ministership, seeking its own party leader ... Read more...

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Saina pulls out of Syed Modi GP, Jayaram knocked out


December 21st, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 21 (IANS) Top seed and local favourite Saina Nehwal Wednesday pulled out of the Syed Modi Grand Prix badminton tournament citing fever while world number 29 Ajay Jayaram ... Read more...

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Over 1,000 Kashmiri youths offered jobs


December 17th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 17 (IANS) More than 1,000 youths Saturday got on-the-spot employment offers from private companies in and outside the state, said Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah.At a ... Read more...

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BJP legislators demand Omar’s resignation


December 13th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 13 (IANS) Bhartiya Janta Party legislators Tuesday demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah for his failure to prevent terrorist attacks in Jammu and Kashmir and also ... Read more...

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Guerrilla outfit owns attack on Kashmir minister


December 12th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 12 (IANS) Separatist guerrilla outfit Jamait-ul-Mujahideen (JUM) Monday owned responsibility for Sunday's attack on Jammu and Kashmir Minister Ali Muhammad Sagar in summer capital Srinagar.In a statement faxed ... Read more...

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