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Maruti tops at Monsoon Challenge Rally


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 22 (IANS) Karthick Maruti (co-driver S. Sankar Anand) with a penalty of 1 minute 52 seconds emerged overall champion in the Mahindra Monsoon Challenge Rally that concluded here ... Read more...

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Motorsports: Sasikumar takes lead in Mahindra Monsoon Challenege


July 20th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore (Karnataka), July 20 (IANS) T. Sasikumar (co-driver M Prakash) took a slender three-second lead at the end of the first leg in the Mahindra Monsoon Challenge Rally in association ... Read more...

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Heat death toll in Odisha climbs to 21


May 29th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 28 (IANS) The death toll from sunstroke climbed to 21 in Odisha with officials Monday confirming the death of a 55-year-old man in Khordha district.Sankar Samantaray, a resident ... Read more...

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Court notice to Facebook on Marxist party’s plea


May 17th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 17 (IANS) A court in Odisha Thursday issued a notice to Facebook India for allegedly publishing on its social networking site some objectionable content related to ... Read more...

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Gill consolidates lead


April 13th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, April 12 (IANS) There appears a jinx about the Maruti Suzuki Dakshin Dare as it completed Day Four on a sour note with three more Special Stages cancelled as ... Read more...

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Gill, Takale lead in Dakshin Dare Rally


April 10th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Waynad, April 10 (IANS) Treading his way rather carefully, National champion Gaurav Gill (co-driver Musa Sherif) led his Mahindra team-mate Lohitt Urs (Chapong Chaiwan) by three minutes, 35 seconds at ... Read more...

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Over a lakh fill jails in Tripura seeking minimum wages


November 8th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 8 (IANS) Over 1.22 lakh working people were arrested in Left-ruled Tripura Tuesday in a 'jail bharo' (fill the jail) agitation by 11 trade unions in support ... Read more...

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Football: Prayag hold Churchill 1-1


November 2nd, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 1 (IANS) Prayag United SC scored late to hold Churchill Brothers1-1 in an I-League game at the Salt Lake stadium in Kolkata Tuesday.Substitute Sankar Oraon found the target ... Read more...

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Court notice to Delhi University, St. Stephen’s


June 24th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to the Delhi University and St. Stephen's College on a plea by a student who was denied ... Read more...

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Oommen Chandy: veteran Congressman set to rule Kerala


May 13th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 13 (IANS) A devout Christian who leads a spartan life, Oommen Chandy is the longest serving Congress legislator from Kerala who is all set to rule for a ... Read more...

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Swami Vivekananda was fond of dal, American ice-cream: New biography


April 4th, 2011 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Swami Vivekananda, the 20th century visionary and founder of the Ramakrishna Mission, loved lentils, especially the 'kalai', a traditional Bengali variety cooked with fennel, ... Read more...

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Consider views of Indian panelists on ‘Interlok’ issue: MIC Chief


March 19th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar.19 (ANI): Malaysian Indian Congress President G. Palanivel has asked the government to take the views of the three Indian representatives on the Interlok panel seriously.He said in a statement ... Read more...

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Book row: Malaysian-Indians to stay in review panel


March 18th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 18 (IANS) Three Malaysian-Indian members of a panel, looking into the contents of a controversial novel detailing the Hindu caste system, will remain part of the team ... Read more...

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Malaysian parliament shuns debate on novel opposed by Indians


March 17th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 17 (IANS) The Malaysian parliament has rejected a motion to debate a controversial book that has upset sections of ethnic Indian community for having references to the ... Read more...

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Anger at CPI-M rule surpasses that of Emergency: Trinamool leader


March 13th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 13 (IANS) Anger among the masses in West Bengal against Left Front's rule is more than the discontent during the days of the Emergency in the ... Read more...

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Agartala city chief dies in New Delhi


February 10th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 10 (IANS) Agartala Municipal Council chairperson and a leading intellectual of northeastern India Sankar Das died in New Delhi Thursday. He was 64.Das, a senior lawyer of the Gauhati High ... Read more...

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CRPF deploys women battalion in Siliguri to stop GJM protest


February 6th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Siliguri, Feb 6 (ANI): Authorities deployed a battalion of women Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in West Bengal's Siliguri town to stop a protest rally held by activists of the regional Gorkha ... Read more...

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Kurup, Shaji Karun, Jayaram among Kerala’s Padma awardees


January 25th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 25 (IANS) Malayalam poet O.N.V. Kurup was Tuesday named for the Padma Vibhushan, while popular actor Jayaram, filmmaker Shaji N. Karun, architect G. Sankar and Mohiniattam dancer Kshemavathy Pavitharan were ... Read more...

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In Tripura civic polls, parties pledge for green cause


December 1st, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 1 (IANS) Unlike previous elections, environment protection and heritage conservation have found places in the main political parties' pledges for the Dec 11 civic polls in Tripura.The ruling Communist Party ... Read more...

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Gorkha Janamukti Morcha for separate state to curb national identity crisis


November 18th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
By Tarak SarkarSiliguri, Nov.18 (ANI): Gorkha Janamukti Morcha convener Sankar Adhikari has said a separate Gorkhaland State would curb the national identity crisis and secure the future of the next generation.Adhikari said ... Read more...

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Pride makes some indulge, others cautious


November 16th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 16 (IANS) Are you proud of your achievements? Then you are likely to either indulge yourself, or be more cautious than usual, researchers say."We show that pride is associated with ... Read more...

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Pride in achievement makes consumers choose French fries over salad


November 16th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): A new study has suggested that sometimes pride in an achievement can lead people to indulge in unhealthy choices."Across four studies in the food consumptions and spending domains, ... Read more...

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Asian literature prize long list goes up to 16


September 22nd, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Two more books have joined the long list of 14 books for the first DSC Prize for South Asian Literature taking the total number of books to ... Read more...

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Rum gives Kerala a high as state coffers swell


August 24th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 24 (IANS) Rum and brandy rule Kerala's liquor market and together account for 94 percent of the sales of the Kerala State Beverages Corporation (KSBC) which is toasting record sales ... Read more...

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Ranjith Sankar to start Arjunan Saakshy by this October


August 24th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Director Ranjith Sankar, whose first movie Passenger was a huge success at the box office, is going to start his next project titled Arjunan saakshy by this ... Read more...

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Prithvi plays Kelu Nayanar


August 18th, 2010 - 11:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): In 'Urumi', the new period movie which is on the concluding stages of pre production, Prithviraj will appear as a fabricated character that is named Chiraycakal Kelu ... Read more...

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Bengali Movie Yug Yug Jio Is Based On A Football Match


August 17th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bappaditya Chakraborty is presenting the new Bengali movie Yug Yug Jio, which has already started shooting from the 13th of August. Directed by Sankar Roy, the movie ... Read more...

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‘80,000 rights violation cases recorded every year’


August 6th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 6 (IANS) On an average 80,000 cases of violation of human rights are recorded every year in India. Custodial deaths are also a matter of concern, senior officials and rights ... Read more...

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Protect human rights to achieve security goals: Experts


August 4th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 4 (IANS) Without protecting the basic human rights of people, the goals of security forces cannot be achieved -- be it combating terrorism or Maoists, experts said here Wednesday. "Without protecting ... Read more...

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Pak Bowler In Malayalam Movie


July 28th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Popular Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Asif would soon kickstart his movie career with a Malayalam film. The movie would be directed by famous lyricist Kaithapram Damodaran ... Read more...

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Muktha George’s Next- Room No 9 B


May 31st, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 31, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Muktha George is on a roll; the young actress, who was one of the sought after actresses in the South, is currently facing a little bad ... Read more...

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Two killed in police firing in Meghalaya


May 14th, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 14 (IANS) Two people were killed and several others were injured Friday in police firing at the disputed Langpih village on the Meghalaya-Assam border, a top police officer said. Meghalaya's ... Read more...

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Sankar’s Chowringhee on indepdendent foreign fiction shortlist


April 16th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) "Chowringhee", an iconic Bengali novel by Kolkata-based Mani Sankar Mukherjee penned in 1962, has been shortlisted for the Independent Foreign Fiction 2009. It is the only novel ... Read more...

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Tick Tick Tick claims to be an out of the box suspense thriller


January 8th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Director Arunakanth says, "Our film Tick Tick Tick would create a new trend among all the suspense thriller films that came so far on the Telugu screen. Krishna Bhagawan, Venumadhav, Sairabanu, Prema ... Read more...

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‘To make it big in Malayalam films, fans clubs a must’


December 20th, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 20 (IANS) Malayalam actor Sankar, who has now turned director with "Keralotsavam 2009", says having a fans' association is necessary to survive as an actor in the film industry. Sankar ... Read more...

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