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Walmart fails to open shop in New York


September 21st, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) Walmart's plans to open a store in New York city has suffered a setback because of opposition from liberals and small store owners.Walmart, the world's ... Read more...

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Setback for Zardari: Letter closing graft cases to be withdrawn (Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) The government has decided to withdraw a letter sent out during Pervez Musharraf's tenure to close graft cases against President Asif Ali Zardari, Prime Minister Raja ... Read more...

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Government, BJP refuse to bend, parliament crippled (Roundup)


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The logjam over 'coalgate' crippled parliament for the ninth day Monday, with the BJP adamant on the cancellation of the controversial coal mines allocation ... Read more...

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Government rejects BJP’s demands to end parliament logjam


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The government Monday rejected the conditions laid down by the BJP to end the parliament logjam and appealed to it to debate the issue ... Read more...

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Questions to answer as Barca entertain Valencia


September 1st, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 1 (IANS) FC Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova faces another tough test as his side entertains Valencia in the Primera Liga Sunday.Wednesday's 1-2 defeat to Real Madrid in ... Read more...

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New measures soon to boost exports, investor confidence


August 28th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The government will soon announce new steps to boost exports and investors' confidence in the Indian economy, Commerce Secretary S.R. Rao said Tuesday."The government is ... Read more...

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Kerala court stays Varkala poll cancellation order (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Tuesday suspended its earlier order cancelling the election to the Kerala assembly from Varkala constituency and gave a month to the ... Read more...

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Kerala court cancels Varkala assembly poll


August 21st, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Tuesday cancelled the election held at Varkala assembly constituency following a petition by Bahujan Samaj Party's (BSP) S. Prahaladan, whose nomination ... Read more...

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Li Na wins Cincinnati title


August 20th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Cincinnati, Aug 20 (IANS) China's Li Na ended her 15-month title drought as she beat Germany's Angelique Kerber 1-6, 6-3, 6-1 to win the Cincinnati Masters tennis event.The 2011 French ... Read more...

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Raza Academy, Muslim groups apologize for violence


August 12th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) Mumbai's liberal Raza Academy Sunday offered unconditional apology to the the media and Mumbaikars for the widespread violence Saturday and sought forgiveness."The people who indulged in ... Read more...

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Cross-voting in Karnataka setback to Sangma


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Cross-voting by BJP legislators in Karnataka resulted in UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee polling more votes than his rival P.A. Sangma in the presidential election.Out ... Read more...

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In Meghalaya, Sangma’s chances are the talking point (With Images) (Meghalaya Newsletter)


July 20th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 20 (IANS) For this tribal-majority, pretty hill state, the chances of its native, P.A. Sangma's, in the presidential election remain the main talking point of its three ... Read more...

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No grudge against Mamata, says Sangma


July 18th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-backed presidential candidate P.A. Sangma Wednesday said he holds no grudge against Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee for supporting Pranab Mukherjee ... Read more...

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Jharkhand parties protest land recovery for IIT, IIM


July 10th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 10 (IANS) Two opposition parties in Jharkhand - the Congress and the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha Prajatantrik (JVMP) and ruling alliance partner, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) - Tuesday ... Read more...

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BJP in a fix, allies divided on presidential candidate


June 19th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) With contrasting stands among its allies on the presidential election, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) appears to be in a fix.Shiv Sena, a part ... Read more...

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England’s Walcott doubtful for Ukraine match


June 18th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 18 (IANS) English winger Theo Walcott is doubtful for their crucial final Group D match with co-hosts Ukraine in Euro 2012 Tuesday.The 23-year-old Arsenal star, who scored ... Read more...

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Himachal raises objections to Renuka dam project


June 16th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 16 (IANS) A proposed hydroelectric project in Himachal Pradesh's Sirmaur district which also aims to provide drinking water to Delhi received a setback Saturday, with the hill state ... Read more...

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Kalam’s name adds mischief to presidential poll: Karunanidhi


June 15th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) Maintaining that the DMK would support the Congress-backed candidate for the president's post, its chief M. Karunanidhi Friday said the suggestion of A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's ... Read more...

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Congress nominee loses in Karnataka council poll


June 12th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore,June 11 (IANS) The Congress suffered a setback in the Karnataka legislative council poll Monday, as one of its four nominees lost due to cross-voting in the secret ballot, ... Read more...

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Congress nominee loses in Karnataka council poll


June 12th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore,June 11 (IANS) The Congress suffered a setback in the Karnataka legislative council poll Monday, as one of its four nominees lost due to cross-voting in the secret ballot, ... Read more...

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Denmark defeat was like a bad movie: Robben


June 10th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kharkiv (Ukraine), June 10 (IANS/RIA NOvosti) Losing 1-0 to Denmark at Euro 2012 Saturday was like something out of a bad movie, Netherlands midfielder Arjen Robben said.The Netherlands' wayward finishing ... Read more...

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SC rejects plea, Talwars vow to nail Aarushi killers (Second Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday ruled that Rajesh and Nupur Talwar would have to face trial in the twin murders of their daughter Aarushi and domestic ... Read more...

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SC rejects plea, Talwars vow to nail Aarushi killers (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday ruled that Rajesh and Nupur Talwar would have to face trial in the twin murders of their daughter Aarushi and domestic ... Read more...

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Court sends Jagan to CBI custody for five days (Second Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 2 (IANS) In another setback to MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy in disproportionate assets case, the Andhra Pradesh High Court Saturday sent him to the Central Bureau of Investigation ... Read more...

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Court sends Jagan to CBI custody for five days (Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 2 (IANS) In another setback to MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy in disproportionate assets case, the Andhra Pradesh High Court Saturday sent him to the Central Bureau of ... Read more...

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Government fooling minorities on reservation: BJP


May 29th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) A day after Andhra Pradesh High Court quashed sub-quota in jobs on religious grounds, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday slammed the Congress led-central ... Read more...

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Nepal’s constitutional crisis worries BJP


May 27th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday voiced concern over the constitutional crisis in neighbouring Nepal, terming it a "serious setback"."Major political parties and their ... Read more...

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Apex court orders Tiwari to submit blood sample (Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) In a setback to veteran Congress leader N.D. Tiwari, the Supreme Court Thursday directed him to submit his blood sample for DNA profiling in a ... Read more...

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Court refuses anticipatory bail to Jagan


May 24th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 24 (IANS) In another setback to YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, a special court here Thursday dismissed his anticipatory bail petition in the alleged illegal assets ... Read more...

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Apex court orders Tiwari to submit blood sample


May 24th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) In a setback to veteran Congress leader N.D. Tiwari, the Supreme Court Thursday directed him to submit his blood sample for DNA profiling in a ... Read more...

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‘Stayin’ Alive’ singer Robin Gibb dead


May 21st, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb, who was battling colon and liver cancer, died Sunday. He was 62."The family of Robin Gibb, of the Bee Gees, announce ... Read more...

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Mary Kom out of Worlds, still in Olympic race


May 16th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Qinhuangdao (China), May 16 (IANS) India's premier boxer M.C. Mary Kom was knocked out of the World Boxing Championships after losing to Nicola Adams in the quarterfinals of the 51 ... Read more...

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Sharma blitzkrieg halts Knight Riders’ winning streak (Lead)


May 12th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 12 (IANS) Riding on a scintillating maiden IPL-ton by Rohit Sharma, Mumbai Indians trumped Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by 27 runs in their Indian Premier League match ... Read more...

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Won’t interfere with Air India pilots’ training: Delhi High Court


May 11th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) In a setback for pilots of the erstwhile Indian Airlines, the Delhi High Court Friday refused to interfere with the training of Air India pilots ... Read more...

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First day washout dents West Indies’ preparations


May 6th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hove (England), May 6 (IANS/CMC) The bumpy start of the West Indies tour of England continued Saturday when rain forced the abandonment of the first day of their opening tour game ... Read more...

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