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29 die in Nepal bus accident


September 11th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 11 (IANS) Twenty-nine people were killed and 11 injured when their bus fell into a river in western Nepal, Xinhua reported Tuesday.The accident took place Monday in Kalikot ... Read more...

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Kerala CPI-M in tight spot over murder probe


September 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 9 (IANS) The decision arrived at the CPI-M politburo meeting in New Delhi Sunday that there was no need for a CBI probe into the murder of ... Read more...

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Sonia joins Congress-BJP war, parliament crippled (Roundup)


August 28th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The war over 'coalgate' escalated Tuesday with the BJP refusing to give up its demand for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's ouster and Congress chief ... Read more...

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Mumbai pins hopes on ‘artificial’ rains


August 16th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Worried by the deficient rains this year, Mumbai's civic body has decided to resort to 'artificial rains' at a cost of Rs.65 million, an official said ... Read more...

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Ranjith leads way into last 8 of tennis meet


July 25th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 25 (IANS) Top seed Ranjith Virali-Murugesan led the singles field into the quarterfinals with a facile 6-1, 6-2 win against Indonesian Elbert Sie in the Indian Oil Servo ... Read more...

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Zeenat Aman wants ban on horse-carriages in Mumbai


July 25th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Former Bollywood actress Zeenat Aman Wednesday called for a total ban on horse-drawn carriages in Mumbai, which she contended as "cruel and dangerous."In a letter ... Read more...

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Zeenat Aman asks for ban on horse-drawn carriages


July 24th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Yesteryear's glamour girl Zeenat Aman has written to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) calling for a total ban on horse-drawn carriages within the city.The 60-year-old ... Read more...

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Good day for Sudanwa at ITF tourney


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 23 (IANS) Sudanwa Sitaram from Coimbatore had a good outing as he entered the second round of singles competitions and then teamed up with Kaza Vinayak Sharma and ... Read more...

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Mumbai faces water cuts after July 15


June 26th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) It is monsoon time, and Mumbai, famous for its heavy showers and rainy season, is, ironically, about to face cuts in water supply.The warning of likely ... Read more...

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Mumbai gets a new civic chief


April 30th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) As the current Mumbai civic body chief retired Monday, Sitaram Kunta, an IAS officer of the 1985 batch was named the new municipal commissioner of Brihanmumbai ... Read more...

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NMDC detects tunnel-like structure under hillock


March 5th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 5 (IANS) The National Mineral Development Corp (NMDC) has detected a tunnel like structure under Naubat Pahad, the famous hillock in the heart of the city, giving credence ... Read more...

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War of words as Rajya Sabha debates Lokpal (Evening Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Two days after it was passed in the Lok Sabha, the Lokpal bill moved to the Rajya Sabha Thursday with the government trying hard ... Read more...

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Cold wave in Bihar ends encephalitis epidemic


December 27th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 27 (IANS) The cold wave sweeping across Bihar has proved to be a blessing in disguise for the authorities trying to control an epidemic of Japanese encephalitis in ... Read more...

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Encephalitis kills 3 kids in Bihar, toll at 92


December 8th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 8 (IANS) Suspected Japanese encephalitis, which causes irritation and swelling of the brain, has claimed three more lives since Wednesday, taking the toll to 92 children in Bihar's ... Read more...

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Opposition insists on FDI rollback ahead of all-party meet (Roundup)


December 6th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The government has called an all-party meeting Wednesday morning to end the logjam in parliament over allowing Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in retail trade ... Read more...

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All-party meeting called to end parliament stalemate


December 6th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The government has called an all-party meeting Wednesday to end the logjam in parliament over allowing Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in retail following efforts ... Read more...

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Two more kids die of encephalitis in Bihar, toll 85


November 17th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 17 (IANS) Suspected encephalitis, which causes irritation and swelling of the brain, has claimed the lives of 85 children in Bihar's Gaya district in the last two-and-a-half months, ... Read more...

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Junk food lowering Delhi girls’ puberty age: Doctors


November 1st, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) The age at which girls attain puberty has come down from 10 to 8 years in the national capital and doctors have blamed junk food ... Read more...

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Encephalitis kills 8 more kids in Bihar


October 13th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 13 (IANS) Japanese encephalitis (JE) has claimed the lives of eight more children in the last five days in Bihar's Gaya district, taking the death toll in the ... Read more...

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Impeachment proceedings against Justice Sen begin


August 17th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Impeachment proceedings began Wednesday against Calcutta High Court Judge Soumitra Sen with Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) MP Sitaram Yechury moving the motion against him ... Read more...

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Penalise those making pilots fly in adverse conditions: MPs


August 11th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) A parliamentary committee has asked the government to come up with penal provisions against those travellers, including VIPs, who force helicopter pilots to operate in ... Read more...

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Rout in Bengal, out in Kerala - Left struggles for survival


May 13th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) India's Communists Friday found themselves out in the political cold with a massive defeat in its 34-year bastion West Bengal and a loss, albeit ... Read more...

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Wikileaks’ leaks: Quotable Quotes


March 17th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Quotes of the day over Wikileaks' revelations that Congress paid off opposition MPs to win a trust vote in 2008:Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee: ... Read more...

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Veteran industrialist calls on PM to tackle corruption, other major issues


February 6th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Bangalore, Feb.6 (ANI): In an open letter to the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, Dr. Sitaram Jindal, Chairman and Managing Director of Jindal Aluminium Ltd., has appealed to him to ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha panel holds Justice Sen guilty of corruption


November 10th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) A three-member committee formed by the Rajya Sabha to enquire into a impeachment motion against Calcutta High Court judge Soumitra Sen has held him guilty of corruption. ... Read more...

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India, Scotland sign four MoUs in education sector


October 12th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.12 (ANI): In a step to strengthen educational links between the two countries, India and Scotland today signed four MoUs in various fields.These pacts will also promote student and ... Read more...

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New legislation soon to curb illegal mining


August 27th, 2010 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Mines Minister B.K. Handique Thursday said his ministry was working to finalise a new legislation to give more powers to the government to investigate complaints of illegal ... Read more...

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Peepli Live set hit screens in Britain Sep 24


August 25th, 2010 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) Aamir Khan's much talked about and highly successful production venture "Peepli Live" will be released in Britain Sep 24. And the actor-filmmaker plans to tour the country ... Read more...

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Sitarama Sastry’s Son Yogeshwar Debuts As Music Director


August 16th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Notable Telugu lyricist Sitarama Sastry's son Yogeshwar is going to enter film industry as a music director with the Kannada movie Kudirithey Cup Coffee. The movie ... Read more...

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‘Peepli Live’ strikes gold at box office on opening day


August 14th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Aamir Khan's Midas touch continues with his production venture "Peepli Live", a non commercial film about farmer suicides, doing well on its opening day, taking the actor ... Read more...

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‘Peepli Live’ - satire par excellence on rural India (IANS Movie Review - Ratings: ****)


August 13th, 2010 - 9:08 am ICT by IANS
By Arpana Film: "Peepli Live"; Director: Anusha Rizvi; Cast: Omkar Das Manikpuri, Raghuvir Yadav, Shalini Vatsa, Farrukh Jaffar, Malaika Shenoy, Vishal Sharma, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Sitaram Panchal, Naseeruddin Shah, Aamir Bashir; Producer: Aamir ... Read more...

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Slow advance bookings, but high expectations from ‘Peepli Live’


August 12th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan's production "Peepli Live", which has created an unprecedented buzz despite being a non-commercial movie, has got a mixed start at ... Read more...

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‘Peepli Live’ recovers cost even before release


August 11th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan's "Peepli Live", which will perhaps be the first non-commercial Hindi film to hit over 600 screens when it releases Friday, has already ... Read more...

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Nutrition still a problem, Vitamin A scheme to stay


July 27th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Anjali Ojha New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) A programme to administer Vitamin A to Indian children is unlikely to be scrapped despite new research advising against it. The health ministry and several ... Read more...

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Chandra Shekhar Azad remembered on his 105th birth anniversary


July 23rd, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by ANI
Allahabad, July 23 (ANI): Residents of Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad city paid rich tributes to revolutionary freedom fighter Chandra Shekhar Azad on his 105th birth anniversary that was observed on Friday.Scores of dignitaries ... Read more...

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