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Santosh Hegde to guide Goa activists in mining scam


September 11th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 11 (IANS) Former Karnataka Lokayukta Santosh Hegde, who exposed the illegal mining scam in his state, will now give civil society activists in Goa tips to bring to ... Read more...

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India-Saudi ties poised for upsurge after Jundal handover (News Analysis)


July 29th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Building upon the positive momentum generated by the handover of 26/11 handler Abu Jundal by Riyadh last month, India and Saudi Arabia are set ... Read more...

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Saina wins third Indonesia Open title (Roundup)


June 17th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 17 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal got a big shot in the arm ahead of the London Olympics as she saved two match points before beating Li Xuerui of ... Read more...

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Saina scrapes past Xuerui to win third Indonesia Open crown (Lead)


June 17th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 17 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal got a big shot in the arm ahead of the London Olympics as she saved two match points before beating Li Xuerui of ... Read more...

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Andhra legislators loyal to Jagan add to Congress woes


May 25th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 25 (IANS) A day after the arrest of a cabinet minister, the ruling Congress in Andhra Pradesh received another jolt with a state legislator switching loyalty to YSR ... Read more...

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India clears $660 mn deal for artillery guns


May 11th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Indian Army got a shot in the arm Friday with the defence ministry clearing its long-pending $660 million (Rs.3,000 crore) proposal to buy ... Read more...

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Himachal greens upbeat over ‘environmental justice’


May 6th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 6 (IANS) Greens are upbeat after the Himachal Pradesh High Court handed out what they term "environmental justice" by fining a corporate house Rs.100 crore for violating the ... Read more...

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BJP leaders meet to decide future polls strategy


April 18th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) With the victory in the Delhi civic polls coming as a shot in the arm for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the party's top ... Read more...

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Delhi votes BJP back to power in civic polls (Roundup)


April 17th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) A triumphant Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday retained control over Delhi's civic administration, with the results of elections to the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of ... Read more...

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Accept MCD poll results with ‘good grace’: PM


April 17th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said the Delhi civic poll results in which the Congress suffered defeat should be accepted with "good grace"."These are ... Read more...

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Mahindra Racing triumphs in Italian Championship


March 26th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mugello (Italy), March 26 (IANS) Mahindra Racing has scripted history here by becoming the first Indian team to win the season opening race of the 125GP Italian Championship here.It was ... Read more...

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Kerala health firm’s vaccine project mentioned in budget


March 16th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 16 (IANS) The much-awaited Rs.594 crore Integrated Vaccine Complex (IVC) being implemented by Thiruvananthapuram-headquartered HLL Life Care Ltd got a shot in the arm Friday with Finance ... Read more...

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World Champion Cheruiyot says will not rest on laurels in 2012


February 9th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Feb 9 (IANS) Newly-crowned Laureus World Sportswoman Vivian Cheruiyot says she will not be resting on her laurels in 2012.Cheruiyot, the world 10,000m and 5,000m champion, now plans ... Read more...

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`Wonder of wonders: A Pakistani train that runs on time’


February 5th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb5 (IANS) A Pakistani daily described a train that left on time and reached 15 minutes early at its destination as a "wonder of wonders".An editorial in the News ... Read more...

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Technopark TBI empanelled as partner by TISS


January 17th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 16 (IANS) Technopark's Technology Business Incubator (T-TBI) Monday got a shot in the arm with Mumbai's Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) empanelling it as its partner in ... Read more...

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Priyanka returns to campaign in Amethi


January 16th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Amethi (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 16 (IANS) After a long break from grassroots politics, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka Vadra was back here Monday to supplement brother Rahul's efforts ... Read more...

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Films Division’s flip flop over documentary channel


December 2nd, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 2 (IANS) Films Division of India director general Bankim Friday did a flip flop on having dedicated television channel for documentary and short films.After being gung ho ... Read more...

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High court strikes down observations against Chandy


December 2nd, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Dec 2 (IANS) A division bench of the Kerala High Court Friday declared as null and void the observation made by a vigilance court against Chief Minister Oommen Chandy ... Read more...

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Blockade lifted, but Manipur still tense


December 2nd, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Dec 2 (IANS) The economic blockage has been lifted in Manipur, but it has not done much to douse the seething anger of people still reeling under the crippling ... Read more...

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Home ministry nod for MCD’s trifurcation


November 23rd, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The union home ministry Wednesday approved the proposed trifurcation of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Wednesday. "The home minister (P. ... Read more...

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Sean Combs undergoes shoulder surgery


November 17th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Singer Sean Combs, also known as Diddy, is recuperating after shoulder surgery.The rapper says he is fine, but admits the pain he is experiencing is like ... Read more...

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Speaker rejects resignation of 12 Telangana MPs


November 15th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Tuesday rejected the resignations of MPs from Telangana region, including eight from the Congress and that of Telangana Rashtra ... Read more...

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Indie music in India can beef up on Heineken beer


November 8th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 8 (IANS) Indie music or independent music in India might just get a shot in the arm, with Heineken beer promising to back the brand of music in ... Read more...

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Arunachal chief minister denies minister’s abduction charge


October 2nd, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, Oct 2 (IANS) The political crisis in Arunachal Pradesh has deepened with a senior minister accusing Chief Minister Jarbom Gamlin of using hired gunmen to abduct him, a ... Read more...

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Nepal seeks to stop blood bath at biggest Hindu festival


September 28th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 28 (IANS) As the former Hindu kingdom of Nepal starts observing its biggest Hindu festival from Wednesday, the new government's austerity measures and a dogged campaign by animal ... Read more...

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‘That Girl In Yellow Boots’ good news for Indian cinema (IANS Movie Review)


September 2nd, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "That Girl In Yellow Boots"; Cast: Kalki Kochelin, Prashant Prakash, Naseeruddin Shah; Director: Anurag Kashyap; Rating: ****The 1960s were a wonderful time for Indian cinema. The government set up the ... Read more...

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Anna Nicole Smith’s estate loses legal battle


June 24th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The estate of the late reality star Anna Nicole Smith has lost a legal battle that they were waging to have a portion of J. Howard ... Read more...

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India ratifies UN Convention against Organised Crime


May 13th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) India has ratified the United Nations Convention against Organised Crime, and its three protocols, which aims at combating trafficking, migrant smuggling and illicit trafficking in ... Read more...

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Congress bags Gandhinagar civic body


April 21st, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 21 (IANS) The Congress will hold power in this capital of Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled Gujarat following its victory in the maiden polls to the Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation ... Read more...

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Windies will not have it easy against Netherlands (Preview)


February 27th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Their spirited showing against England has given the so-called minnows the Netherlands a shot in the arm in the World Cup. Now, they won't be ... Read more...

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Mahindra ups corporate support to Indian theatre


February 27th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Corporate support to Indian theatre has got a fresh shot in the arm with the Mahindra Group hiking from Rs.60,000 to Rs.75,000 its honorarium to troupes nominated ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia manages coup, ropes in Muralidaran for guest spin coach role


February 8th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.8 (ANI): Once declared an outcast by Australian cricket fans, veteran Sri Lankan off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan has agreed to sign on as a guest spin coach at the Brisbane-based Centre of ... Read more...

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Now Bryan Adams to rock Nepal


December 30th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 30 (IANS) After Richard Gere, Sting, Cher and Leonardo DiCaprio, it is now the turn of international celebrity Bryan Adams to keep a date with Nepal, the ... Read more...

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Twitter gets valued at $3.7 billion


December 17th, 2010 - 1:24 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Francisco, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The popular social networking and micro blogging site Twitter has been valued at $3.7 billion. The valuation came after it received a major shot in the ... Read more...

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Congress chief ministers part of Goa land scam: Parrikar


December 1st, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 1 (IANS) Two former Goa chief ministers are involved in the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) land allotment scam worth Rs.100 crore, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Manohar Parrikar ... Read more...

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