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Government should act tough on smokers: Amartya Sen


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 2 (IANS) Nobel laureate Amartya Sen said Monday that the Indian government should act tough on smokers to discourage them from endangering the lives of passive smokers."I do ... Read more...

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A congregation of deities in Himachal


February 27th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Mandi (Himachal Pradesh), Feb 27 (IANS) It will be a divine gathering! More than 200 gods and goddesses will 'congregate' here next week to participate in the centuries-old Mahashivratri ... Read more...

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Court rejects Binayak Sen’s bail, activists shocked (Night Lead)


February 10th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh), Feb 10 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh High Court Thursday rejected the plea of human rights activist Binayak Sen for bail and suspension of the life term awarded to him for ... Read more...

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Decision on month-wise inflation data likely Monday


October 18th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The government Monday is expected to take a decision on releasing inflation data on a monthly basis instead of week-wise as is done currently, a senior commerce ... Read more...

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Ratan Tata says willing to return Singur land if compensated


September 1st, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Sep.1 (ANI): TATA Group chairman Ratan Tata on Tuesday told a press conference here that the failed NANO plant at Singur had cost him about 500 crore rupees, and he ... Read more...

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41 percent polling in West Bengal by-polls


August 18th, 2009 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) An average of 41 percent polling was reported in the by-elections to two West Bengal assembly seats in the city Tuesday. While the poll percentage was 47 percent in ... Read more...

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SC issues notice to Chhattisgarh Govt. on detention of rights activist


May 4th, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Raipur, May. 4 (ANI): The Supreme Court has issued a notice to Chhattisgarh Government questioning the detention of civil rights activist Binayak Sen.Sen has been languishing in jail for the last 22 ... Read more...

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Cricket and election ‘can’t go together’ in West Bengal


March 16th, 2009 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 16 (IANS) The West Bengal government has made it clear to the Indian Premier League (IPL) authorities that cricket matches and the polls "can't go together as far as security ... Read more...

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