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Nalini Singh starts well, takes three-shot lead over Smriti


September 19th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 19 (IANS) Nalini Singh Siwach was off to another good start as she carded a two-under 70 and opened a three-shot lead at the end of the first ... Read more...

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Kolkata students rally on World Humanitarian Day eve


August 18th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) Amidst a chorus of Michael Jackson's "We are the World", around 2,000 students took to the streets here on the eve of World Humanitarian Day ... Read more...

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Sprint double for Dutee Chand of Odisha


July 14th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 14 (IANS) Dutee Chand of Odisha achieved a sprint double as she won the 200 metres while equalling the National and Meet record of 24.49 seconds in the ... Read more...

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Jagan celebrates party’s win in jail


June 15th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy Friday celebrated his YSR Congress Party's landslide win in the Andhra Pradesh by-elections at the Chanchalguda Central Jail here.Jagan, as the young MP ... Read more...

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YSR Congress Party bags 8 assembly seats, leading in 7 (Second Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) Riding on the sympathy wave in the wake of its leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's arrest, the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) has bagged eight assembly seats ... Read more...

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YSR Congress headed for clean sweep in Andhra by-elections (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) Riding on the sympathy wave in the wake of its leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's arrest, the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) appears to be headed for ... Read more...

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Congress MP forecasts Jagan party’s sweep


June 12th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 12 (IANS) The ruling Congress party in Andhra Pradesh may be confident of winning most of the 18 assembly seats that went to polls Tuesday but its ... Read more...

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Jagan’s judicial custody extended, complains of ‘insult’ (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 11 (IANS) A special CBI court here Monday extended YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's judicial custody till June 25 in the illegal assets case.The member of ... Read more...

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Campaigning ends for Andhra by-elections


June 10th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 10 (IANS) A bitter campaign came to an end Sunday in the Nellore Lok Sabha and 18 Andhra Pradesh legislative assembly constituencies for Tuesday's by-poll, which are ... Read more...

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Jagan’s mother, sister storm Andhra by-poll scene (With images)


May 31st, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 31 (IANS) Jailed Member of Parliament Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's mother Vijayamma and sister Sharmila have taken by storm the by-elections scene in Andhra Pradesh.They drew huge crowds Thursday, ... Read more...

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Mother, wife call on Jagan in jail


May 29th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 29 (IANS) A day after MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy was sent to jail by a court in a corruption case, his mother, wife and other family members called ... Read more...

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Jagan’s mother continues protest against son’s arrest


May 28th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 28 (IANS) YSR Congress party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's mother Y. S. Vijayamma Monday continued to stage a sit-in to protest her son's arrest on charges of ... Read more...

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Jagan to be produced in court Monday


May 28th, 2012 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 28 (IANS) YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, who was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on charges of corruption, will be produced in court ... Read more...

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Jagan’s mother, wife arrested


May 28th, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 27 (IANS) Police Sunday night arrested YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's mother, wife and other family members for staging a sit-in to protest his arrest.Policewomen ... Read more...

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Asian-origin girl, paralysed in shooting, faces tough life


March 26th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Thusha Kamaleswaran, a five-year-old Asian-origin girl once dreamt of growing up as a dancer. But her dream has been dashed by a murderous attempt which left ... Read more...

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‘Manipur situation too complex to expect dramatic change’


March 13th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The Congress may have won a clear mandate in Manipur but the tribal situation in the state is too complex to expect any dramatic changes ... Read more...

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Six showstoppers for Malini Agarwalla’s accessory show


March 6th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) Six women from different walks of life walked the ramp together for accessory designer Malini Agarwalla on the concluding day of the Lakme Fashion Week Tuesday.Bollywood ... Read more...

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Go kayaking, wall climbing at Indian ‘activotel’! (With Images)


February 24th, 2012 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
Rishikesh (Uttarakhand), Feb 24 (IANS) There are 'ecotels' and 'boutique' hotels, but ever heard of the 'activotel'? For those seeking an active, adventurous vacation - and not wanting to wake ... Read more...

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A son rises in Raj Thackeray’s MNS too


February 6th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) After the Shiv Sena, a son has risen also in Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman Sena.Raj's son, 18-year-old Amit, made his maiden foray into an election ... Read more...

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I proposed Kalam’s name for president: Mamata


January 30th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) In what is being seen as a bid to reach out to Muslims ahead of the panchayat polls, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday ... Read more...

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Kabir Suman mocks at Mamata’s visit to Irom Sharmila


January 28th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) Trinamool Congress MP Kabir Suman has mocked at his party chief Mamata Banerjee for promising voters in Manipur that the Trinamool will ensure withdrawal of ... Read more...

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Ladies European Golf: Sharmila tied 2nd, one behind leader


January 17th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
La Manga (Spain), Jan 16 (IANS) India's Sharmila Nicollet maintained the tempo and played a steady second round for one-under 70 at the par-71 North Course to keep herself within ... Read more...

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Ladies European Golf: India’s Sharmila shares lead


January 16th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
La Manga (Spain), Jan 15 (IANS) India's Sharmila Nicollet went into joint lead at the end of the first round of the Ladies European Tour Qualifying School Final Stage on ... Read more...

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Pawar’s daughter meets Bal Thackeray


November 27th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party president Sharad Pawar's daughter Supriya Sule Sunday called on Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray and thanked him for for his support after ... Read more...

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Type 2 diabetes rising among kids: Experts


November 11th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 11 (IANS) Type 2 diabetes, the most common form of the illness, is on the rise among children under 15-years-old, with altered lifestyles and bad food habits increasing ... Read more...

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A single bill can’t eradicate corruption: Mahasweta Devi (Interview)


November 10th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 10 (IANS) As the debate rages over a strong anti-graft law, Magsaysay award winner, writer and renowned social activist Mahasweta Devi feels that a single bill cannot ... Read more...

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Repeal AFSPA in northeastern states, Kashmir: Church panel


November 8th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 8 (IANS) The National Council of Churches in India Tuesday demanded repeal of the Armed Force (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) in India's northeastern states and Jammu and Kashmir."The ... Read more...

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For a day, Manipur forgets blockade and celebrates


October 28th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Oct 28 (IANS) The markets were buzzing with excited revellers - many haggling over the price of fish - and there was excited chatter at homes as people prepared ... Read more...

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Armed forces act to go from some Kashmir areas: Omar


October 21st, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) The widely denounced Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) will be lifted from some areas of Jammu and Kashmir in the next few days, Chief ... Read more...

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Irom Sharmila’s supporters detained


October 20th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Over 25 supporters of Manipuri activist Irom Sharmila, who is on hunger strike for repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in the ... Read more...

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4,500 km ‘yatra’ against Special Powers Act begins


October 16th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) A Srinagar to Imphal anti-Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) 'yatra' covering 4,500 km began here Sunday "to generate public opinion" for the withdrawal of the ... Read more...

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Team Anna to visit blockade-hit Manipur


October 15th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Oct 15 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare Saturday said that a two-member team, led by Arvind Kejriwal, will go to Manipur Oct 24 to find a possible ... Read more...

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Gulzar misses his Mansur, the true patriot


September 24th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi's love for his country showed in 'the way he played cricket', says his friend and poet Gulzar, who used to address the ... Read more...

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AFSPA extended for six months in Tripura


September 8th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 8 (IANS) Tripura has extended for another six months the operation of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA), a stringent law that gives sweeping powers to ... Read more...

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Tributes paid to YSR on second death anniversary


September 2nd, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 2 (IANS) The Congress government kept it low key but family and followers turned out in full force Friday to pay rich tributes to the late Andhra Pradesh ... Read more...

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