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Satish-Savera combine top in Spice Cup


September 9th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 9 (IANS) Satish Gopalkrishnan and his wife Savera D'Souza from Bangalore staged a remarkable recovery to move from third position overnight to first and win the Mahindra Spice ... Read more...

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Trinamool MPs told to attend UPA lunch


August 5th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 5 (IANS) In a bid to repair the strained ties with Congress, the Trinamool Congress leadership has asked its MPs to attend the lunch hosted by UPA ... Read more...

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Field day for Indians at ITF tennis meet


July 21st, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jul 21 (IANS) As many as 13 Indians made it to the second round of the qualifying competition ahead of the BNC-ITF Men's Futures tennis tournament here Saturday.The results ... Read more...

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Trinamool to continue opposition to reform legislations


July 20th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) Despite backing UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee in the presidential race, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday made it clear that her Trinamool Congress would ... Read more...

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US ship didn’t warn Indian fishermen: Dubai police chief


July 19th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 19 (IANS) The US ship that fired at Indian fishermen off the Dubai coast, killing one and injuring three, did not warn them, Dubai Police commander-in-chief was ... Read more...

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Sonia’s lunch presents picture of UPA unity (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The ruling UPA managed to present a picture of unity Wednesday at a lunch hosted by its chairperson Sonia Gandhi ahead of the presidential ... Read more...

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Get compensation to families of Indian fishermen: Jayalalithaa (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to secure compensation to the families of Indian fishermen killed and wounded by ... Read more...

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Get compensation to families of Indian fishermen: Jayalalithaa


July 17th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to secure compensation to the families of Indian fishermen killed and wounded by ... Read more...

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Anand felicitated by Bengal with sweets, cash and memento


July 13th, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) From sweets and mementos shaped like chess boards, to Rs.5 lakh cash and a jar of Bengal's favourite sweet rosogolla - there were gifts ... Read more...

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‘Romeo’ - stylish entertainer on true love (Kannada Movie Review)


July 7th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Romeo"; Cast: Ganesh, Bhavana, Rangayana Raghu, Sadhu Kokila, Sudha Belawadi,Avniash, Mithra, Girish; Director: P.C. Sekhar; Producer: Naveen; Camera: Vaidhi; Music: Arjun Janya; Rating: ***Ganesh-Bhavana starrer "Romeo" reaches its young target ... Read more...

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World champion Anand still eager to learn: Grand Master Ganguly (Interview)


June 4th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 4 (IANS) Notwithstanding five World Chess Championship triumphs, Grand Master Viswanathan Anand continues to be flexibile and is still eager to learn, says a member of his team ... Read more...

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Dinesh issue: Mamata to arrive in Delhi Sunday night


March 18th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 18 (IANS) Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is to reach Delhi Sunday night amid speculation that she could meet Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Trinamool also gives notice on president’s address


March 14th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress Wednesday joined other parties in the Rajya Sabha in giving notice of an amendment on a mention of the National Counter ... Read more...

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Who said what on Lokpal in Rajya Sabha


December 29th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Thursday debated the Lokpal bill that was passed by the Lok Sabha two days ago.Here are some of the quotes -Leader ... Read more...

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Delete section on Lokayuktas: Trinamool


December 29th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance constituent Trinamool Congress Thursday demanded the deletion from the Lokpal bill of an entire section on the Lokayuktas in the states.Participating ... Read more...

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Rear Admiral A.K. Verma new Garden Reach CMD


November 2nd, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 2 (IANS) Rear Admiral A.K. Verma, who has just retired from the Indian Navy, Wednesday took over as the new chairman and managing director of the Garden Reach ... Read more...

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Orissa legislator killed by suspected Maoists


September 24th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 24 (IANS) Orissa's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) legislator Jagabandhu Majhi and his personal security officer were Saturday shot dead by unidentified assailants suspected to be Maoists in ... Read more...

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Seeds take a beating in ITF junior tennis


September 6th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 6 (IANS) While the lesser seeds crashed out, top ranked Indians Shaikh Abdullah and Rutuja Bhosale safely made it to the third round of the Servo ITF Junior ... Read more...

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India enhancing security on its islands: Chidambaram


September 2nd, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The government Friday said it was aware of the strategic importance of its island territories and was enhancing security there."The government is aware of ... Read more...

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Father-son percussion saga: bound by beats of two eras


September 1st, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The best teacher that an artiste can have is his parent. The guru-shishya or master-pupil tradition in Indian classical music finds a resounding echo when the beats ... 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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Congress leader nominated as Trinamool’s Rajya Sabha candidate


July 8th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee Saturday sprung a jolt on alliance partner Congress by nominating its prominent leader Sukhendu Sekhar Roy as her party's candidate ... Read more...

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Prabhakar elected president of chess federation


June 30th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 30 (IANS) J.C.D. Prabhakar of Chennai and Bharat Singh Chauhan of Delhi were elected unopposed as president and secretary respectively of the All-India Chess Federation at its annual ... Read more...

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Vice Admiral Sinha named IDS chief


June 27th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Vice Admiral Sekhar Sinha, the senior-most naval aviator, has been named the new chief of the Integrated Defence Staff (IDS) after a delay of nearly ... Read more...

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Tagore’s short stories come alive on canvas (With Images)


May 6th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's short stories stand out for their rich visual imagery and emotional colours. Now, a group of nine senior Kolkata-based artists have ... Read more...

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Kerala BJP leader B.K. Sekhar dead


April 20th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 20 (IANS) B.K. Sekhar, a top Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader from Kerala who contested the April 13 assembly election, died at a private hospital in Kochi ... Read more...

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Congress names West Bengal candidates; many unhappy


March 25th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) The Congress high command declared in New Delhi Friday its list of 65 candidates for the upcoming assembly elections in West Bengal, leading to voices of ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian businessman spared jail term


March 2nd, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 2 (IANS) The Kuala Lumpur High Court Wednesday dismissed an application by the government seeking prison-term for an Indian origin businessman for failing to comply with the ... Read more...

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Another AIADMK legislator joins DMK


January 29th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 29 (IANS) With elections for the Tamil Nadu assembly around the corner, AIADMK's sitting member P.K. Sekar Babu, along with his supporters, joined the DMK Saturday in the presence of ... Read more...

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Two Maoists surrender in Visakhapatnam


January 14th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Visakhapatnam, Jan 14 (ANI): Two functionaries of the banned CPI Maoists, including a woman, surrendered before the District Rural Police Superintendent here on Thursday.District Police Superintendent Vineet Brijlal said the surrendered ultras ... Read more...

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Lalgarh killings: Kolkata lawyers seek CBI probe


January 10th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 10 (IANS) The Bar Association of Calcutta High Court Monday filed a public interest litigation (PIL), seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the Jan 7 killings of ... Read more...

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‘Naayaka’ good but plagued by weak narrative (Kannada Film Review)


December 18th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "Naayaka"; Cast: Naveen, Raagini, Naan Kadavul Rajendran and others; Director: P.C. Sekhar; Producers: Ramesh Kumar, Pradeep Kumar; Music: Prveen Stephen; Camera: Murali Krishna; Rating: **1/2 "Naayaka" comes as ... Read more...

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Trinidad-Tobago to build one-of-a-kind Lakshmi-Narayan Hindu Temple


December 9th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 09 (ANI): A 14-million dollars Hindu temple and community center has been planned for Freeport in Trinidad and Tobago, according to reports.Construction of this proposed Lakshmi Narayan Temple will ... Read more...

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Sizzling Telugu Actor Allu Arjun Gets Engaged


November 27th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a move that can break the heart of his thousands of fans across South Indian, gorgeous Telugu actor Allu Arjun got engaged to Sneha Reddy. ... Read more...

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IIMs want more girls, non-engineering students


November 15th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 15 (IANS) The Indian Institutes of Management are now looking to rope in more girl students and those with non-engineering background to get a more diversified variety on their rolls.Directors ... Read more...

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