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1,080 in fray for Punjab assembly polls


January 16th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh Jan 16 (IANS) A total of 1,080 candidates are finally left in the fray for the Jan 30 elections for Punjab's 117 assembly seats after the last date ... Read more...

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801 nominations for Punjab polls rejected


January 14th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 14 (IANS) As many as 801 nominations filed by candidates for the Jan 30 Punjab assembly elections have been rejected by the Election Commission, leaving 1,253 candidates in ... Read more...

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Nomination exercise begins for Uttar Pradesh polls


January 12th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 12 (IANS) Filing of nominations for the forthcoming state assembly elections began in Uttar Pradesh Thursday with two independents coming forward to submit their papers in Barabanki and ... Read more...

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Aguilera not crumbling under ‘weight’ issues


January 9th, 2012 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 9 (IANS) Singer Christina Aguilera's figure has changed considerably after giving birth to her son, but she is not fretting and says her boyfriend likes her ... Read more...

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CWG scam: Bail denied to Bhanot, four others (Lead)


January 4th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) A special CBI court here Wednesday dismissed the bail plea of former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (OC) secretary general Lalit Bhanot and four others accused ... Read more...

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Expert groups to probe Fukushima n-plant disaster again


December 31st, 2011 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Dec 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four groups of independent experts will conduct another probe into the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, the NHK TV channel said.Four ... Read more...

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Election Commission to monitor ‘paid news’


December 28th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 28 (IANS) The Election Commission has decided to maintain a strict vigil on 'paid news' by deploying special surveillance teams ahead of the seven-phased Uttar Pradesh assembly elections ... Read more...

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Karnataka ombudsman raids homes of two IAS officers


December 27th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 27 (IANS) Police attached to Karnataka Lokayukta (ombudsman) Tuesday raided residences of two Indian Administrative Service officers and claimed to have found unaccounted wealth amounting to about Rs.58 ... Read more...

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CBI searches bureaucrat’s house in graft case


November 26th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) conducted searches at residential and official premises of a woman Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer in Delhi and Bangalore ... Read more...

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Weight issue doesn’t bother Simpson


November 2nd, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) Singer-actress Jessica Simpson says she is happy with her curvy figure because "putting on extra pounds" helped her in branding.The 31-year-old, who is expecting her first ... Read more...

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Bypolls for two Himachal constituencies Nov 30


November 1st, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 1 (IANS) Byelections in Nalagarh and Renuka (reserved) assembly constituencies in Himachal Pradesh will be held Nov 30, the Election Commission said here Tuesday.A statement by the commission ... Read more...

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Our report to bare roots of Goa’s illegal mining: BJP


October 30th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 30 (IANS) With the Goa assembly Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report on illegal mining mired in legislative red tape, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to ... Read more...

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A dinosaur who was speedy hunter


October 16th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 16 (IANS) Carnotaurus, a seven-meter-long flesh-eating dinosaur with a huge tail muscle, was one of the fastest hunters, says new research.A scrutiny of the tail bones of Carnotaurus ... Read more...

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Darren Bravo eyeing ICC Emerging Player honour


September 10th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS/CMC) Young West Indies batsman Darren Bravo has admitted to being surprised over his short-listing for the International Cricket Council's (ICC) Emerging Player-of-the-Year award, but is now backing ... Read more...

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Curb use of money in polls: Pakistani official


September 9th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) Steps would be taken to obviate the use of money in elections in Pakistan, a top official said.Chief Election Commissioner Justice (retd) Hamid Ali Mirza said ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu assembly by-poll Oct 13


September 6th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 6 (IANS) By-election to the Tiruchirapalli (West) assembly constitutency in Tamil Nadu will be held Oct 13, the Election Commission announced Tuesday.The seat fell vacant following the death ... Read more...

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Auditor slams Lok Nayak Hospital for wastage


September 5th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Delhi government's Lok Nayak hospital carried out "wasteful expenditure" totalling Rs.14.88 lakh, apart from Rs.75 lakh lost due to unused surgical instruments, according to the ... Read more...

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IT commissioner nabbed taking Rs.2 lakh bribe


August 29th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday nabbed a top Income Tax officer for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs.200,000, an agency official said.Income Tax Commissioner ... Read more...

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CBI briefs court of progress in Jagan, Emaar cases


August 23rd, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 23 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday briefed a special court here of the progress made in two cases relating to the alleged illegal assets of ... Read more...

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CBI intensifies probe into Jagan’s assets


August 22nd, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Intensifying its probe into the alleged illegal assets of YSR Congress chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday began scrutiny of documents ... Read more...

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Nothing to hide in CWG: Delhi government (Lead)


August 8th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Fending off allegations of irregularities in the Commonwealth Games, the Delhi government Monday said it had nothing to hide and it would give its ... Read more...

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A-lister or newcomer: the item song debate


August 6th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Should one get an A-lister or try a new actress - that is the sizzling debate brewing between producer Sajid Nadiadwala and director Sajid Khan over ... Read more...

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Chandy agrees to assembly footage scrutiny


July 27th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 27 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday wrote to Leader of Opposition V.S. Achuthanandan for his cooperation to examine video footage of assembly proceedings following allegations of ... Read more...

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Malayalam superstar Dileep attends tax department bash


July 25th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 25 (IANS) Even as two of his fellow superstars Mammootty and Mohanlal are under the scrutiny of Income Tax (I-T) sleuths, Malayalam superstar Dileep attended the tax department's ... Read more...

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Deemed universities: Apex court denies government more time


July 22nd, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday declined the central government's plea for more time to complete the scrutiny of responses from 44 deemed universities threatened with the ... Read more...

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Murdoch says he’s humbled by MPs’ probe


July 19th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Media mogul Rupert Murdoch Tuesday said his appearance before MPs to answer questions over phone-hacking episode was the "most humble day of his life".This was the ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha candidates elected unopposed in Bengal


July 16th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) All the six Rajya Sabha nominees from West Bengal were elected unopposed Friday after the time for withdrawal of nomination got over, officials said.Four of them ... Read more...

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Cindy Anthony will not face perjury charges


July 13th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Orlando, Florida, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prosecutors have decided against charging Casey Anthony’s mother with perjury. During the trial of Casey, her mother Cindy told the jury that she was the one ... Read more...

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Megan Fox rubbishes botox rumours


July 10th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) Actress Megan Fox has rubbished reports that she has had botox treatment and to prove her point she has posted an album entitled "Things You Can't ... Read more...

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US cruel to ageing women: Cattrall


July 5th, 2011 - 2:26 am ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) "Sex And The City" actress Kim Cattrall says it is very hard for women to age in modern society especially in the US because of the ... Read more...

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No parking fee in Khan Market till June 6: Court


June 3rd, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday granted a stay till June 6 on the New Delhi Municipal Council's (NDMC) decision to levy a vehicle parking fee ... Read more...

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Hazare slams corruption in Modi’s Gujarat


May 26th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, May 26 (IANS) Veteran social activist Anna Hazare, who had once praised Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, Thursday slammed the level of corruption in the state and said ... Read more...

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Mubarak may be transferred to prison hospital


May 26th, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ailing Egyptian former president Hosni Mubarak may be transferred from a hospital in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh to a prison hospital Friday, ... Read more...

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No bills after March 20, says Haryana government


May 25th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 25 (IANS) In view of a large number of requests made by various departments for diversion or re-appropriation of funds in the month of March, the Haryana Government ... Read more...

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Kanimozhi in court after spending night in Tihar (Second Lead)


May 21st, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) A day after she was sent to Tihar jail for involvement in 2G scam, DMK MP Kanimozhi looked composed and paler as she appeared before ... Read more...

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