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Another explosion in Allahabad, five kids injured


June 7th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, June 7 (IANS) Five children were injured Thursday when a bomb went off in a village in this Uttar Pradesh district -- the second blast in about a fortnight, ... Read more...

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Antony asks army to streamline acquisitions


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Amid allegations of bribery, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Monday asked the army to streamline its purchase process in a manner that accountability can be ... Read more...

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Field trials of upgraded Bofors gun in January 2013


March 20th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 20 (IANS) An upgraded version of the 155mm Bofors gun, the Indian Army's most potent artillery weapon, will be ready for field trials in January 2013, a top ... Read more...

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Bengal: Intellectuals protest killing of CPI-M leaders


February 24th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) Expressing shock at the "brutal murder" of two Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leaders in West Bengal, a group of leading scholars and intellectuals ... Read more...

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CSC acquires AppLabs


September 14th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 14 (IANS) Computer Sciences Corp. (CSC), a NYSE listed global leader in providing technology-enabled business solutions and services, has acquired AppLabs Technologies Private Limited for an undisclosed sum.This ... Read more...

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Woman kills kids, self in Uttar Pradesh


June 18th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh), June 18 (IANS) Apparently disturbed over her poor financial condition, a woman allegedly committed suicide after poisoning her two minor children, police said Saturday.Sashi Kala, 38, a ... Read more...

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Infosys founder’s son weds TVS chief’s daughter (Lead)


June 5th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 5 (IANS) The scions of two of big Indian business groups, Infosys and TVS, got married Sunday at a function attended by high-profile businessmen and politicians.Rohan Murthy, ... Read more...

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Infosys founder’s son weds TVS chief’s daughter


June 5th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 5 (IANS) The scions of two of big Indian business families -- Infosys and TVS -- got married Sunday at a function attended by high-profile businessmen and ... Read more...

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Report on errant Bengal cops sent to poll panel


April 19th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) A report has been sent to the Election Commission in New Delhi regarding two police officers here found guilty of tampering documents, a senior election official ... Read more...

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Kerala’s CPI-M, Jairam Ramesh in face-off over theme park


July 17th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Union Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh appears to have rubbed Kerala's ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) the wrong way by ordering a CPI-M-controlled society to close down ... Read more...

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Now Bihar has roads to drive development


July 11th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Rana Ajit Patna, July 11 (IANS) Octogenarian farmer Madhav Singh is a happy man these days. Though his village Alawalpur is only 12 km away from Bihar's capital, it used to take ... Read more...

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Biju Janata Dal fields three for Rajya Sabha poll


June 4th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 4 (IANS) Three candidates of Orissa's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Friday filed their nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha elections June 17, an official said. Pyari Mohan Mohapatra, ... Read more...

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Sitaron.. winner Yashraj went unpaid; Real-ly?


May 10th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The media has criticized the presence of reality shows discards in Indian Idol 5. To be fair to these contestants, they deserve a second chance. More ... Read more...

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Discards makes it to Indian Idol 5


May 8th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 08, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Anu Malik proudly claimed that this year Indian Idol will lay emphasis on the "V factor'. Indian Idol's resident judge acknowledged that the show faced such ... Read more...

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Move to amend money lending law begins in Kerala


January 23rd, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 23 (IANS) A two-day meeting of the central government task force on loan waiver concluded here Saturday with the southern group officials meeting farmers, officials, bankers and policymakers to amend ... Read more...

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ONGC to use Bangladesh waterways to transport machinery


May 29th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 29 (IANS) Bangladesh has agreed in principle to allow India to use its waterways to transport heavy machines for Oil and Natural Gas Corp's (ONGC) upcoming 740-MW power project ... Read more...

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Anti-oxidant food supplements prepared for troops at high altitude


April 6th, 2009 - 7:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Jigmet VangchukLeh, Apr 6 (ANI): The institute of Defence and High Altitude Research in Kashmir has come with a herbal anti-oxidant food supplement for the army stationed at high altitudes.Medicinal plants ... Read more...

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Angry students protest strike by Bihar’s non-teaching staff


August 5th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 5 (IANS) Angry over the indefinite strike by non-teaching staff of universities and colleges in Bihar that has paralysed teaching for over a month, thousands of students Tuesday took to ... Read more...

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Nishad is third minister ordered to quit by Mayawati


June 10th, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 10 (IANS) Jamuna Nishad is the third minister in Uttar Pradesh to go out in disgrace after being accused of committing crime. On Tuesday, he was arrested over a policeman's ... Read more...

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Kajol new brand ambassador of Anchor White toothpaste


March 5th, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) After promoting Whirlpool appliances and Tata Indicom, now Bollywood's talented actress Kajol will now be the new brand ambassador of Anchor White toothpaste. Commenting on her new role, ... Read more...

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Parvez Damania turns passion for films into business


March 2nd, 2008 - 10:43 am ICT by admin
(Feature) By Jivraj Burman Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) Entrepreneur Parvez Damania shocked his friends when he went into the aviation business days after the government ended its monopoly in the sector in the mid-1990s. ... Read more...

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Tripura to probe mysterious death of five passengers


November 14th, 2007 - 2:14 am ICT by admin
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