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Admiral Joshi is new Indian Navy chief (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Admiral Devendra Kumar Joshi, an anti-submarine warfare specialist, Friday took over as the new Indian Navy chief.He succeeds Admiral Nirmal Verma, who retired from service ... Read more...

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Liberty a priceless right given by God: Supreme Court (Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) In a blistering criticism of the Jammu and Kashmir government for keeping a Pakistani detenu in jail for long after his sentence was over, the ... Read more...

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RTI activist alleges sabotage in Mantralaya fire


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) A prominent Right to Information activist, alleging negligence and non-implementation of norms, Friday urged the Mumbai police to investigate a sabotage angle to Thursday's Mantralaya fire ... Read more...

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NGO slams rural jobs scheme implementation in Assam


April 20th, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 19 (IANS) A survey of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNEGA) in Assam has revealed that only about 18 lakh households out the 43 lakh ... Read more...

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Gandhi items’ auction disappoints collector


April 18th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Thrissur, April 18 (IANS) Antony Chittattukara, a 70-year-old antique collector from this Kerala town, had expected to make over Rs.500 million from the auction of Mahatma Gandhi's memorabilia. But the ... Read more...

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Retired teacher waits for Gandhi memorabilia auction result


April 18th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala), April 17 (IANS) A 70-year-old retired school teacher has been waiting patiently for the outcome as his rare collection of Mahatma Gandhi memorabilia went under the hammer in ... Read more...

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Akhilesh rejigs ministry


March 21st, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 21 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Wednesday reshuffled the portfolios of some ministers.Already holding a whopping 50 portfolios, the 38-year-old chief minister added four more ministries ... Read more...

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Young Lieutenant wins Ashok Chakra posthumously


January 26th, 2012 - 2:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Lieutenant Navdeep Singh, a young army commando who died fighting terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir, will be conferred Ashok Chakra, the country's highest peacetime ... Read more...

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Rain god helps Kerala usher in New Year


January 1st, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 1 (IANS) With the rain god showing mercy, Keralites ushered in the New Year with the usual colour and festivities.Heavy rains that began Friday evening went on till ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Anna ki Rasoi’: Free food for all at MMRDA ground


December 27th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) As activist Anna Hazare sought to egg on the crowd at the MMRDA ground here to fight for a strong Lokpal bill, a Good ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Happily unmarried and living in at 50 (Feature, With Images)


December 18th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Shekhar Malhotra had been living an extremely isolated, morbid life as a single for two years, but five days changed it all. Five eventful days ... Read more...

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Akshay Kumar is ambassador for heart patients


September 23rd, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Megastar Akshay Kumar's heart beats for the juvenile and old alike -- he has become the ambassador of a Mumbai-based hospital to support children and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Orphanage caretakers arrested for harassing minor girls


September 2nd, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Nerul (Navi Mumbai), Sep 2 (IANS) Navi Mumbai police Friday arrested the caretaker of an orphanage in Nerul here and his wife on charges of harassing and molesting minor girls."Twelve ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh mulls legislation for time-bound public work


September 2nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 2 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government has been working on a Lok Seva Guarantee Act to ensure that basic public work and applications are disposed ... Read more...

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Health check-ups, legal aid pffered for women in Delhi


July 23rd, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Offering free health check-ups and legal counselling on issues related to domestic violence, divorce and dowry harassment, NGOs and the Delhi government organised a ... Read more...

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670 autos fined in Delhi


June 10th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Around 670 auto-rickshaws and 'Grameen Seva' autos were fined in the capital on a single day for a variety of offences, police said Friday.The ... Read more...

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Young Indian poets, storywriters mesmerize audience with their skills


May 4th, 2011 - 11:24 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): Young Indian poets and short story writers mesmerized audience here with their literary and oratory skills at the Sahitya Akademi here.Poets like Abhay K, Brijesh Ambar and ... Read more...

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Hazare campaign to feature ‘corruption devta’ - courtesy Jaspal Bhatti


April 28th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 28 (IANS) As anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare begins his nationwide awareness campaign against corruption from Varanasi next month, he will have the "corruption devta (god)" with him - ... Read more...

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All eyes on seven key people at Puttaparthi


April 24th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 24 (IANS) With the death of Sathya Sai Baba, all eyes are on seven key people associated with his powerful Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust (SSSCT), who may ... Read more...

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3 Kirti Chakras among defence medals conferred by president


April 19th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Three army personnel were Monday conferred the Kirti Chakra, India's second highest peacetime gallantry medal, by President Pratibha Patil for displaying conspicuous bravery.At a ... Read more...

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NGO officials detained in Navi Mumbai


March 4th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Navi Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Three officials of a children's NGO were detained here after a child rights protection committee filed a report of misconduct against it, an official said."We ... Read more...

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Tie up with MNS only after Shiv Seva’s nod: BJP


March 4th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 4 (IANS) Any alliance with Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) can happen only with the consent of the Shiv Sena, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Will seek celebration of Netaji’s birthday as Deshprem Divas: Narayanan


January 23rd, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) With the West Bengal government observing Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's birth anniversary Sunday as 'Deshprem Divas', Governor M.K. Narayanan said he would write to the central government for ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Southern Command celebrates Indian Army Day


January 15th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Valiant soldiers of the country were honoured with medals and citations on the occasion of the 63rd Indian Army Day celebrated at the Southern Command Headquarters here Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Few takers for tents at Congress plenary


December 20th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The 500 tents erected at Burari to accommodate party workers attending the 83rd Congress plenary have found few takers. The December chill has forced many to opt ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Government committed to wellbeing of workers: PM (Lead)


September 15th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said the government is committed to promoting the wellbeing of workers, especially those in the unorganised sector who comprise over 90 ... Read more...

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Both managements, workers must improve work ethics: PM


September 15th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday asked both managements and workers to vastly improve work ethics, as the nation gears up to meet the aspirations of its ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Haryana approves setting up of cow commission


September 7th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 7 (IANS) The cow may be an important political and religious issue for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), but the ruling Congress in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Communal clash during Janmashtami function, eight injured


September 2nd, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 2 (IANS) Eight people, including two policemen, were injured in a communal clash at a function organised for Janmashtami here, police said Thursday. The clash took place at Hindpiri colony late ... Read more...

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All aid for people of Leh, says Sonia


August 19th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Expressing pain at the loss of life and property due to flash floods in Leh, Congress president Sonia Gandhi said Thursday the government will take all ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Congress team members manhandled by Trinamool workers


July 12th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) A Congress delegation led by All India Youth Congress general secretary Usha Naidu was allegedly forcibly prevented by Trinamool Congress supporters from entering Khejuri in West Bengal's East ... Read more...

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Kaiser new Congress chief in Bihar


June 2nd, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Effecting top-level changes in its faction-ridden Bihar unit before assembly polls this year, the Congress Wednesday named Mehboob Ali Kaiser as the new state party chief. Kaiser, secretary ... Read more...

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Gujarat court upholds voting right of 10 farm societies


May 31st, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 31 (IANS) Representatives of Gujarat's 10 agriculturist cooperative societies have cast their votes for a district agriculture produce markets committee (APMC) after the Gujarat High Court Monday upheld their right ... Read more...

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Dalits will be protected against atrocities: Wasnik


May 12th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 12 (IANS) Rights of Dalits will be protected and strict laws will be implemented to prevent atrocities against them like the arson attack on Dalit homes in Haryana, Union Minister ... Read more...

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In Rahul’s footsteps, Congress builds a youth base


April 13th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant Sood New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Under Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's keen eye, the Congress plans to induct and train 15,000 volunteers, drawing them from every village block, in ... Read more...

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