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‘Changes in Myanmar open new opportunities for India’


September 18th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, S Sep 18 (IANS) Recent changes in Myanmar have created new opportunities for enhancing relations with India, according to an expert."The recent changes in Myanmar have created new opportunities ... Read more...

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Court seeks report on plea against Raj Thackeray


September 13th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday asked police to file an action taken report on a complaint filed against Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray for ... Read more...

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‘Neethaane…’ music hit, sold 1 lakh copies


September 10th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) The soundtrack of upcoming Tamil movie "Neethaane En Ponvasantham"(NEP) is selling like hot cakes with 100,000 copies sold since its release Sep 1."Physical (hard copies) has ... Read more...

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Suicides: Act promptly on soldiers’ leave applications, says Antony


September 6th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sept 6 (IANS) Against the backdrop of a spate of recent suicides by soldiers, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday asked the armed forces to be more liberal with ... Read more...

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Avoid watching ‘Naavika’ (Kannada Movie Review)


September 1st, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Film: Naavika; Direction: Sen Prakash; Producer: Binocular Productions; Cast: Shravanth Rao, Manischandra, Shobaraj, Swathi, Janath Estar, Tennis Krishna, Ninasam Ashwath, Music: Raj Narayan; Camera: Cine Tech Soori; Rating: *Good TV ... Read more...

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Angad Hasija doesn’t mix personal life with professional


August 19th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) TV actor Angad Hasija, known for playing schizophrenic Alekh in "Sapna Babul Ka...Bidaai", says his personal and professional lives are very different."I feel that everyone has ... Read more...

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Kulkarni outwits Singh in chess meet


August 18th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore, Aug 18 (IANS) Vinayak Kulkarni from Bangalore upset International Master DP Singh from Southern Railways to join the leaders with six points in the second UKCA All India FIDE ... Read more...

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Police told to file report in Nirmal Baba case


August 10th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) A court here has sought an action taken report from Delhi Police on a citizen's complaint against self-styled godman Nirmal Baba for cheating and breach ... Read more...

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Solo album magic wanes: Digital media may revive it


August 7th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Whatever happened to solo albums? There was a time when the likes of Shaan and Falguni Pathak made it big with "Tanha Dil", and ... Read more...

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NDA leader will be next PM: Gadkari


August 6th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) two-day brain-storming session ended here Monday with party president Nitin Gadkari's assuring all that only a National Democratic Alliance (NDA) ... Read more...

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Sangma second tribal from Meghalaya to lose presidential poll


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 22 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker Purno A. Sangma Sunday is the second tribal leader from Meghalaya who failed to win the presidential election after the late ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pawan Shankar prefers to be centre of attention (With Image)


July 5th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Actor Pawan Shankar has his priorities set and says he accepts only those TV shows in which he gets to play central character."I choose the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hyderabad builder arrested for cheating DLF


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 23 (IANS) Hyderabad police Saturday arrested top builder Gowri Shankar Gupta for cheating construction and real estate major DLF to the tune of over Rs.300 crore.Gupta, owner of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Two central government employees murdered in Lucknow


June 18th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 18 (IANS) An electrician and a peon, both employees of a central government enterprise, were found killed in their office here, Uttar Pradesh Police said Monday.The bodies of ... Read more...

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Shreyas Talpade’s unfulfilled painting dream


June 12th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) Actor Shreyas Talpade reveals that late painter M.F. Hussain, who died last year in June, wanted to make a film about paintings and during that ... Read more...

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Moto-Rev Team dominate day 1 of racing championship


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, June 2 (IANS) Moto-Rev India riders, led by country's top biker Krishnan Rajini, took the day's honours with a bunch of podium finishes in the Sidvin-MMSC National Motorcycle Racing ... Read more...

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Jagan arrested in assets case, party calls for Andhra shutdown (Roundup)


May 28th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 27 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Sunday arrested YSR Congress party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy for illegally amassing wealth, a day before he was scheduled ... Read more...

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Man arrested for killing Delhi police constable


May 24th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) A 30-year-old man was arrested in connection with the murder of a Delhi police constable who was run over by his truck in west Delhi's ... Read more...

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Truck runs over cop in Delhi


May 18th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) A Delhi Police constable was killed and a home guard injured after a truck ran over their motorcycle here Friday, police said.The accident occurred near ... Read more...

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After 15 months, Raja is out of jail (Roundup)


May 15th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) After 15 gruelling months, former telecom minister and DMK leader A. Raja walked out of Tihar Jail here Tuesday after getting bail in the 2G ... Read more...

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‘Let academicians decide on Ambedkar cartoon’


May 15th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) A artist-activist group Tuesday said the government should not withdraw a textbook cartoon featuring Dalit icon B.R. Ambedkar under political pressure.Safdar Hashmi Memorial Trust (Sahmat) ... Read more...

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Raja granted bail, can’t visit DoT or Tamil Nadu (Fourth Lead)


May 15th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Former communications minister A. Raja, who has been in Delhi's Tihar jail for the last 15 months, was Tuesday granted bail in the 2G spectrum ... Read more...

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Tripura government criticises Ambedkar cartoon


May 15th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 15 (IANS) Tripura's Left Front government Tuesday criticised the publication of Dalit icon B.R. Ambedkar's 1949 cartoon in a current NCERT school textbook."As a lower caste, Ambedkar tolerated ... Read more...

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NCERT advisor’s office ransacked over cartoon


May 12th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 12 (IANS) Republican Party of India activists ransacked the office of an NCERT advisor, Suhas Palshikar, here Saturday, a day after he resigned in the wake of ... Read more...

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Ex-minister fires another salvo against Andhra CM


May 11th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 11 (IANS) Denied permission to address the media at the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) office, former Andhra Pradesh minister P. Shankar Rao Friday lodged a police complaint against ... Read more...

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CRPF ex-cop sentenced to death for killing seven


April 30th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 30 (IANS) A former Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) constable was Monday sentenced to death in Andhra Pradesh for killing seven people, including his two children.Nearly one-and-half ... Read more...

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Zohra Sehgal: Indian entertainment’s ‘laadli’ turns 100 (With Image)


April 26th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) She was born a year before Indian cinema. Film, theatre and TV personality Zohra Sehgal, who turns 100 Friday, has grown to be as ... Read more...

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Delhi to get patents centre for small and medium units


April 25th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) An Intellectual Property Facility Centre (IPFC) is being launched Thursday in the national capital to help micro, small and medium enterprises protect their innovations, inventions ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

CBI seeks court nod to continue probe against Jagan


April 2nd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 2 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday sought a special court's permission to continue investigations into the illegal assets case involving YSR Congress party leader Y.S. ... Read more...

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Digvijay Singh wins Panasonic Open India


April 1st, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) India's Digvijay Singh closed with a flawless six-under-par 66 to end an agonising 12-year wait for his maiden Asian Tour golf title at the Panasonic ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ashok Kumar in lead after third round in Panasonic Open


March 31st, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Ashok Kumar, considered one of the most naturally gifted players in Indian golf, took a big step towards his breakthrough win as sole lead at ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Jaini, Bhullar, Das chase Siddikur at Panasonic Open


March 30th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Manav Jaini was flawless for the second successive day, while Gaganjeet Bhullar did not miss a single fairway and the duo, along with Ashok Kumar ... Read more...

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Turmoil in Andhra Congress, minister quits over poll defeat (Lead)


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's ruling Congress was in turmoil Thursday following its defeat in assembly by-elections with a senior cabinet minister sending his resignation to party's ... Read more...

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Congress leader seeks CBI probe against Andhra chief minister


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 22 (IANS) In a dramatic development, Congress leader P. Shankar Rao has filed a petition in the Andhra Pradesh High Court seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) ... Read more...

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BJP again caught in porn scandal, now in Gujarat (Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 21 (IANS) Barely a month after a porn scandal hit its ministers in Karnataka, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday found itself mired in more sleaze after ... Read more...

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