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Stormy start to Delhi assembly monsoon session


September 4th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The Delhi assembly witnessed sloganeering, ruckus, adjournments and a walkout on the first day of its monsoon session with the BJP demanding the ... Read more...

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Jammu, Kashmir lock horns over Amarnath infrastructure


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 23 (IANS) The question of improved amenities for pilgrims to the Amarnath cave shrine has again divided the people of Jammu and those of the Kashmir Valley, ... Read more...

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Prayers for peace as Andhra celebrates Eid


August 20th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 20 (IANS) Tens of thousands of Muslims across Andhra Pradesh Monday offered 'Namaz-e-Eid' at Eidgahs, open grounds and mosques to mark the end of the fast month of ... Read more...

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Hyderabad gearing up to host India-New Zealand Test


August 16th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 16 (IANS) The Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium at Uppal here is gearing up to host the first test between India and New Zealand, beginning Aug 23.The ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan must learn democracy from India’ (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 24 (IANS) A Pakistani newspaper Tuesday lauded India for the smooth conduct of presidential election, saying Pakistan should learn to hold similar events without "innuendo and suspicions".An ... Read more...

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Heavy rain disrupts Amarnath pilgrim’s movement


June 25th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) The movement of pilgrims from north Kashmir's Baltal base camp towards the Amarnath cave shrine was stopped Monday due to heavy rains along the way, ... Read more...

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Pilgrims cannot start Amarnath Yatra before June 25


June 23rd, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 23 (IANS) Hindu pilgrims reaching north and south Kashmir transit camps for the annual Amarnath Yatra would not be allowed to proceed further before June 25, the ... Read more...

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Stage set for Tuesday’s by-polls in Andhra Pradesh


June 11th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 11 (IANS) Over 4.6 million voters in Andhra Pradesh are eligible to exercise their franchise in Tuesday's by-polls to Nellore Lok Sabha and 18 legislative assembly seats ... Read more...

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Stampede during ‘fish prasadam’ distribution, 20 injured


June 8th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 8 (IANS) At least 20 people were injured in a stampede here Friday during the distribution of the famous 'fish prasadam' medicine that some believe provides miraculous relief ... Read more...

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Britain’s Prince Andrew to visit Kohima May 1


April 25th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kohima, April 25 (IANS) Britain's Prince Andrew will May 1 visit Kohima, the capital of Nagaland, to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II's reign, an official said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Stage set for Kerala assembly by-election


March 16th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Piravom (Kerala), March 16 (IANS) All arrangements are in place for the smooth conduct of Saturday's crucial by-election to the Piravom assembly constituency in Kerala.The by-election is important as in ... Read more...

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Punjab, Uttarakhand set to elect new assemblies (Lead)


January 29th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Punjab and Uttarakhand go to polls Monday to elect new assemblies with the Congress hoping to oust the Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) combine ... Read more...

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1.76 crore Punjab residents to vote Monday


January 29th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 29 (IANS) Over 1.76 crore voters are eligible for casting their vote during the one-day election to 117 assembly seats in Punjab Monday (Jan 30), Election Commission ... Read more...

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Manipur records 40 percent polling till noon (Second Lead)


January 28th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 28 (IANS) Manipur recorded 40 percent polling till noon Saturday as voting continued at a brisk pace with people turning out in huge numbers to elect a 60-member ... Read more...

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Voting peaceful in Manipur (Lead)


January 28th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 28 (IANS) Voting was peaceful Saturday morning across Manipur as people came out to exercise their democratic right despite a string of bomb blasts in the past one ... Read more...

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Polling begins in Manipur


January 28th, 2012 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 28 (IANS) Voting to elect a new 60-member assembly began Saturday morning amid tight security across Manipur.Polling began at 7 a.m. and will be held till 3 p.m.Despite ... Read more...

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Lakhs witness ‘celestial light’ on Sabarimala horizon (Lead)


January 15th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sabarimala (Kerala), Jan 15 (IANS) A year after over 100 people died in a stampede after witnessing the 'celestial light' on Makar Sankranti day, the ritual of 'Makarajyothi' passed off ... Read more...

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Red alert in Hyderabad for Babri anniversary


December 5th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 5 (IANS) Police in Hyderabad have sounded a high alert ahead of Dec 6, the anniversary of the demolition of the Babri Masjid which is coinciding this year ... Read more...

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Opposition to move adjournment motion on price rise


November 17th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The opposition Thursday announced it will move an adjournment motion on the issue of inflation on the opening day of the winter session of ... Read more...

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Two Indian rally drivers to be F1 marshals


October 24th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Marshals are often referred to as "unsung heroes" in Formula One (F1) and among the 850 working behind the scenes in next week's Indian Grand ... Read more...

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Bring public expenditure under purview of audit: CAG


October 16th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 16 (IANS) Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai Sunday underlined the need for amending the CAG's mandate to bring all public expenditure within the purview of public ... Read more...

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Polling ends in Hisar by-poll, over 70 percent turnout expected (Third Lead)


October 13th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), Oct 13 (IANS) The polling process was peacefully completed at 5 p.m. in the crucial Hisar Lok Sabha by-election in Haryana Thursday where Team Anna has asked ... Read more...

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Good turnout in Hisar by-election


October 13th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), Oct 13 (IANS) Polling proceeded peacefully and briskly in the crucial Hisar Lok Sabha by-election with more than half of the 1.3 million electorate voting till 3 ... Read more...

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AIFF gets to use football facilities at Nehru Stadium


October 5th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) The Sports Authority of India (SAI) will allow the All India Football Federation (AIFF) the use of the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium for 40 days for ... Read more...

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Gujarat Lokayukta rocks parliament for third day


September 5th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Parliament was disrupted for the third day Monday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) persisted with its demand for the recall of Gujarat Governor ... Read more...

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Thousands offer Eid prayers in Kashmir peacefully


August 31st, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 31 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims Wednesday offered prayers in the Kashmir Valley amid tight security on the festival of Eid-ul-Fitr which was marred by protests and clashes last ... Read more...

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Gaiety marks Eid in Andhra Pradesh


August 31st, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Eid-ul-Fitr, marking the culmination of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, was Wednesday celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety across Andhra Pradesh.Thousands of men and ... Read more...

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Stone pelters on bikes attack Kashmir police station


August 28th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 28 (IANS) Over 300 motorcycle-borne stone pelters attacked a police station in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital, injuring six policemen. Over 70 attackers were arrested and 10 ... Read more...

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Amarnath Yatra ends peacefully


August 13th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 13 (IANS) The month-and-half-long annual Amarnath pilgrimage concluded Saturday on Shravan Purnima amid chanting of religious hymns inside the Himalayan cave shrine in south Kashmir's Anantnag district.More ... Read more...

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Bad weather halts Amarnath Yatra (Lead)


July 3rd, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 3 (IANS) The Amarnath yatra was again halted Sunday due to landslides and bad weather along the route to the Kashmir cave shrine. The met office has predicted ... Read more...

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Amarnath pilgrimage security arrangements finalised


June 19th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 18 (IANS) Security arrangements for the month and a half long annual pilgrimage to Jammu and Kashmir's cave shrine of Amarnath scheduled to begin June 29 were ... Read more...

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Tevez, Di Maria to be seen alongside Messi in Kolkata friendly


June 6th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) Star soccer players like Carlos Tevez, Angelo Di Maria and Xavier Mascherano, along with Lionel Messi, will be seen in action in a FIFA international ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha may also shift question hour: Speaker


June 3rd, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) After the Rajya Sabha shifted its question hour to the afternoon to save it from adjournments, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar said the lower ... Read more...

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Rain go away, IPL makes Himachal pray


May 11th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 11 (IANS) Fire rituals, a gate dedicated to the rain god...Himachal cricket authorities are on a holy mission - to keep the skies from opening up ahead ... Read more...

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Polling begins in Andhra by-polls


May 8th, 2011 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 8 (IANS) Polling began in Kadapa Lok Sabha and Pulivendula assembly constituencies in Andhra Pradesh's Kadapa district Sunday amid tight security.Voters started casting their votes at 1,512 polling ... Read more...

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