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Olympics: Wrestler Geeta, high jumper Sahana out (India Intro Roundup)


August 10th, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) India wrestler Geeta Phogat crashed out while woman high jumper Sahana Kumari's plunge fell short of taking her to the final in the London Olympics here ... Read more...

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Olympics: Geeta to wrestle in repechage; Devendro, Sahana out (India Roundup)


August 10th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) India's Geeta Phogat lost her opening wrestling bout, while woman high jumper Sahana Kumari's plunge was short of taking her to the final in the London ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Sahana fails to qualify for finals


August 9th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Indian high jumper Sahana Kumari failed to make it past the qualification round at the London Olympics here Thursday.Sahana quite easily cleared her first jump of ... Read more...

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ArcelorMittal Orbit inspires Indian child artists in Britain


July 24th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Indian-born Anish Kapoor, who created Britain's tallest sculpture 'The ArcelorMittal Orbit' overlooking the sprawling Olympic Stadium, has inspired many Indian families in Britain to guide ... Read more...

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Toyota-IGU golf: Vashistha Pawar emerges champion


September 30th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Sep 30 (IANS) Vashistha Pawar kept his nerve and lead intact to emerge the Toyota-IGU junior golf champion here Friday.The Coimbatore golfer had a tough day on the course ... Read more...

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Bengal’s Maoist heartland votes in huge numbers (Fourth Lead)


May 10th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) Defying a Maoist boycott and braving the scorching sun, nearly 72 percent of the over 26 lakh electorate voted peacefully till Tuesday afternoon in the ... Read more...

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Tight security, high voter turnout in Maoist heartland (Third Lead)


May 10th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) Defying a Maoist boycott and braving the scorching sun, nearly half of the over 26 lakh electorate voted peacefully in the first four hours of ... Read more...

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Tight security, long voter queues in Maoist heartland (Second Lead)


May 10th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) Defying a Maoist boycott call, people formed long queues outside booths as the sixth and final phase of assembly elections in West Bengal started off ... Read more...

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83 percent votes cast in Bengal fifth phase (Roundup)


May 7th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) An estimated 83 percent voting was recorded in three Maoist-affected districts as well as parts of Burdwan in the fifth and penultimate phase of the ... Read more...

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Brisk voting in fifth round of Bengal polls (Fourth Lead)


May 7th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) At least 74 percent of votes were cast by late afternoon Saturday in brisk polling in four West Bengal districts -- three of them Maoist-affected ... Read more...

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Peaceful voting in Bengal’s Maoist-hit districts (Second Lead)


May 7th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) People turned out in large numbers in four districts -- three of them Maoist-affected -- to exercise their franchise as 40 percent ballot were cast ... Read more...

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Brisk polling in fifth round of Bengal elections (Third Lead)


May 7th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) As many as 59 percent of ballots had been cast Saturday in the first six hours of voting in four West Bengal districts -- three ... Read more...

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Over 84 percent turnout in fourth phase of West Bengal polls


May 3rd, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, May 3 (ANI): Over 84 percent polling was recorded in the fourth phase of West Bengal assembly polls in 63 constituencies spread across East Midnapore, Howrah, Hooghly and parts of Burdwan ... Read more...

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High turnout in Bengal; Singur, Nandigram vote (Roundup)


May 3rd, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) Former volatile spots Singur and Nandigram voted Tuesday as millions exercised their franchise in 63 constituencies of four districts in the fourth phase of West ... Read more...

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Peaceful voting in fourth round of West Bengal polls (Third Lead)


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) Singur and Nandigram voted peacefully Tuesday as 58 percent polling was recorded till 1 p.m. in the fourth phase of West Bengal assembly elections for ... Read more...

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Singur, Nandigram vote in round four of Bengal polls (Second Lead)


May 3rd, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) Nineteen percent votes were cast in the first two hours of polling Tuesday in the fourth phase of West Bengal's assembly elections for 63 constituencies ... Read more...

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EC to visit West Bengal to oversee poll preparedness


April 27th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 27 (ANI): The full bench of the Election Commission (EC) will visit West Bengal on Thursday to oversee the poll preparedness for the last three phases of the assembly ... Read more...

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Two voters die, 64 percent turnout till 3 p.m. in Bengal (Fourth Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) Two voters died outside polling booths as the third phase of assembly elections in West Bengal Wednesday saw 64 percent votes cast till 3 p.m. ... Read more...

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Two voters die in third phase of Bengal elections (Third Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) The third phase of assembly elections in West Bengal Wednesday saw a women voter dying of sun stroke and another of head injury even as ... Read more...

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Four-layer security for Bengal’s sensitive polling booths


April 7th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 7 (IANS) A four-layer security cover comprising central para-military forces and the state police will be deployed around the 24,000 sensitive polling booths during the upcoming West Bengal ... Read more...

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Court allows jailed Maoist to contest polls


April 6th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 6 (IANS) A local court in West Bengal's West Midnapore district Wednesday permitted Chhatradhar Mahato, jailed convener of a pro-Maoist tribal outfit, to contest the state assembly polls, ... Read more...

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Poll panel indifferent to complaints: CPI-M


April 2nd, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 2 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday alleged that the Election Commission (EC) was indifferent to the complaints against the Trinamool Congress violating the model ... Read more...

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Bengal polls: Trinamool files complaint against Sourav


March 30th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 30 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress Wednesday lodged a complaint against former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly for maintaining links with the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) despite being ... Read more...

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Full security for poll officials in Bengal’s Maoist belt


March 30th, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 29 (IANS) Helicopters will be on stand-by for emergencies as the authorities are busy making fool-proof security arrangements in West Bengal's Maoist heartland which goes to the hustings ... Read more...

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Poll panel to review election preparedness in West Bengal


March 18th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 17 (IANS) Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Qureshi along with senior poll panel officials will hold parleys with West Bengal officials and police March 22 to review preparedness for ... Read more...

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Kolkata gets new police chief


March 17th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 17 (IANS) A day after the poll panel directed the West Bengal government to replace the Kolkata police commissioner, the city got a new police chief in ... Read more...

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Poll panel asks for Kolkata top cop’s removal (Lead)


March 16th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 16 (IANS) The Election Commission has sought the replacement of Kolkata Police Commissioner Gautam Mohan Chakraborty as he has completed more than three years in office, a West ... Read more...

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Poll panel seeks replacement of Kolkata police chief


March 16th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 16 (IANS) The Election Commission has sought the replacement of Kolkata Police Commissioner Gautam Mohan Chakraborty as he has completed more than three years in the post, a ... Read more...

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Poll panel receives complaints against Pranab’s son, Mamata


March 14th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday lodged a complaint with West Bengal Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Sunil Gupta accusing union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's son ... Read more...

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Bar on ads of government’s achievements


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:52 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 1 (IANS) With the dates announced Tuesday for the West Bengal assembly polls, state election officials here said no government advertisement - be it that of the ... Read more...

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Bengal voter slips to carry photos


February 24th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) In a new initiative, the Election Commission has decided to issue voter slips containing photographs and carrying detailed personal information on the electors for the coming West Bengal ... Read more...

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Bengalis abroad to miss voting chance in assembly polls


February 18th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 17 (IANS) Bengalis settled abroad will not be able to cast their ballots in the coming West Bengal assembly elections as the Election Commission has decided against the implementation of ... Read more...

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Poll panel team to again visit West Bengal


February 8th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 7 (IANS) A high-level Election Commission team that toured West Bengal recently will again come to the poll-bound state to visit its trouble-torn areas, a senior official said Monday."The Election ... Read more...

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Sudhir Mishra: ‘Tera Kya Hoga Johnny’ Is Not About ‘Marathi Manoos Vs. Immigrant’


December 14th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
will be releasing this Friday after waiting for two years. He finished shooting for the movie in 2008 but it could not release till now because of some unknown reasons.The ... Read more...

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CWG schedule: Day Seven


October 9th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Following is the schedule of the Commonwealth Games events for Sunday. Total thirty-eight Medals are on stake Sunday including Aquatics Diving (5), Archery (2), Athletics (4), ... Read more...

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