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NHRC issues notice to Maharashtra over farm suicides


September 12th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought a reply from the Maharashtra government over seven farm suicides that took place last week within a ... 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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Stunning ride by Contador turns Vuelta on its head


September 6th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 6 (IANS) Span's Alberto Contador launched an astonishing attack to win the 17th stage of the Vuelta de Espana (Tour of Spain) cycle race and also to replace ... Read more...

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Four crude bombs found in Lucknow court premises


August 9th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) Four crude bombs were recovered in the civil court complex here Thursday, police said.The bombs, called 'sutli bombs', were recovered from a flask that was lying ... Read more...

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Notice to Delhi government over 50 missing children


July 18th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Wednesday issued notice to the Delhi government regarding 50 children who went missing in a span of eight days ... Read more...

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NHRC notice to Haryana on abandoned baby girls


July 11th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Wednesday issued notice to Haryana in the wake of a reported spurt in cases of baby girls being abandoned ... Read more...

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Chinese man stabs wife, two couples to death


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 3 (IANS) A Chinese man stabbed to death his wife and two other couples, all relatives, following a family dispute here, police said.The suspect named Yuan Zhiwei killed ... Read more...

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Reliance Communications to list sub-sea cable business in Singapore


June 13th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 13 (IANS) Telecom major Reliance Communications Ltd., part of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG), plans to list its sub-sea cable infrastructure network in Singapore through a business ... Read more...

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Fatigue will not be a factor: Dhoni


March 28th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, March 28 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Wednesday said fatigue will not be a factor for the team in the one-off T20 match against South Africa slated for ... Read more...

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Terrorist shot dead in Aurangabad


March 26th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Aurangabad (Maharashtra), March 26 (IANS) The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) Monday shot dead a suspected terrorist allegedly involved in the 2008 Ahmedabad bombings, police said here.Acting on a tip-off, ATS ... Read more...

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Chinese airline to buy 10 Boeing 777s


February 29th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Feb 29 (IANS) Boeing announced Tuesday that China Southern Airlines has agreed to buy 10 long-haul B-777 aircraft, a deal that still requires Chinese government approval. "We're very ... Read more...

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Kolkata Metro to get automatic signalling system


January 27th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 27 (IANS) Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Friday announced that the Kolkata Metro and the suburban system will get new automatic signalling systems and all the old trains of ... Read more...

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Bihar has Rs.140 bn unutilized central funds


January 27th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 27 (IANS) Of the central funds it received, Bihar utilized just 50 percent in the first 10 months of this fiscal, leaving the state -- riding high on ... Read more...

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Health minister Azad hopeful yet vigilant on polio


January 12th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) As India completes a year without registering any polio cases, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Thursday said the country was "excited" and at the same ... Read more...

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Mexico sets world record for highest suspension bridge


January 7th, 2012 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 7 (IANS/EFE) Mexico has set a new Guinness record for the world's highest suspension bridge.President Felipe Calderon Thursday received the honour bestowed on the Baluarte Bicentennial Bridge, ... Read more...

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China’s foreign trade to top $4.8 trillion in 2015


January 4th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 4 (IANS) China's foreign trade will expand at an annual rate of 10 percent to reach $4.8 trillion by 2015, the commerce ministry said Wednesday.The volume of China's ... Read more...

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Navi Mumbai mulls hovercraft services


November 2nd, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Navi Mumbai, Nov 2 (IANS) The city administration is planning to reintroduce hovercraft travel between south Mumbai and Navi Mumbai, an official said Wednesday.City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO) of ... Read more...

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Jadeja, Ashwin help India to huge win (Lead)


October 14th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) Devastating spells by Ravindra Jadeja and R. Ashwin after a captain's knock by M.S. Dhoni helped India to score a massive victory by 126 runs ... Read more...

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300 of Pakistan’s 500 locomotives out of order


October 11th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) Over 300 of Pakistan Railways' 500 locomotives are out of order, leading to a loss of a whopping nearly Rs.25 billion a year, authorities said.The lack ... Read more...

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Parents of Indian jailed in Spain die in Mumbai


September 30th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) The parents of Mumbai-born businessman Roshan Jamal Khan, who has been imprisoned in Spain for planning terrorist attacks in Barcelona in 2008, have died here in ... Read more...

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Debutant Deepak Aras’ ‘Manasology’ disappoints (Kannada Movie Review)


September 25th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Manasology"; Cast: Amoolya, Raakesh, Sadhu Kokila and Neenasam Achyutha; Producer-Director: Deepak Aras; Music Director: Anoop Sileen; Camera: Sugnaan; Rating: *Amoolya made a sensational debut with "Cheluvina Chiththaara" four years ago. ... Read more...

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‘Mausam’ earns Rs.9 crore on opening day


September 23rd, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Veteran actor Pankaj Kapoor's directorial debut "Mausam" starring his son Shahid Kapoor and actress Sonam Kapoor had a good opening Friday as it earned approximately ... Read more...

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Shahid, me shared professional relation while making ‘Mausam’: Pankaj Kapoor


September 9th, 2011 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) Eminent actor Pankaj Kapoor, who made his directorial debut with "Mausam", revealed that it was his son actor Shahid Kapoor who instigated him to make this ... Read more...

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‘Mausam’ is not a story of rebirth: Pankaj Kapoor


September 9th, 2011 - 3:54 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) Eminent actor Pankaj Kapoor, who made his directorial debut with "Mausam", has quashed all presumptions that the film is on rebirth and divulged that it's a ... Read more...

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Ramdev’s aide heads 34 firms worth Rs.265 crore


September 8th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) There is no registered company with yoga guru Baba Ramdev as its director but his close aide Acharya Balkrishnan heads 34 companies that have a ... Read more...

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Atrocities against scheduled castes, tribes down in 9 years


August 18th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Atrocities against scheduled castes and scheduled tribes have come down in a span of nine years (2001-2009) according to statistics of the National Crime Records ... Read more...

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Grigorieva seeks $500,000 compensation from Gibson?


August 15th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) Actor Mel Gibson's former partner Oksana Grigorieva is reportedly demanding $500,000 as compensation. She claims their violent row has traumatised her 14-year-old son.Contactmusic.com reports that ... Read more...

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20-minute treatment for blood pressure on the anvil


August 14th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Soon, patients suffering from high blood pressure will be able to get long-term treatment for the lifestyle-related disorder in a span of 20 minutes, experts ... Read more...

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Sarwan determined to bounce back after low point


August 3rd, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hamilton (Bermuda), Aug 3 (IANS/CMC) West Indies batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan has admitted he considered quitting international cricket recently but says he now intends to fight for his spot in the regional ... Read more...

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Nicolas Cage to star in ‘Frozen Ground’


July 30th, 2011 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Oscar-winning actor Nicolas Cage will star in the forthcoming Hollywood movie "Frozen Ground" that tells the story of a notorious serial killer.Cage has signed up to ... Read more...

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Kochi-based web TV Indiavibes wins prestigious award


July 25th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 25 (IANS) Kochi-based Indiavibes, which claims to be the country's first web TV, has been awarded the Bloomberg UTV-Aegis Graham Bell award 2011 for innovation in mobile content ... Read more...

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Sharman, Hirani to give lecture in Mumbai University


July 21st, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Sharman Joshi is set to turn a lecturer for a day. Officials at Mumbai University, where the film "Ferrari Ki Sawaari" has been shot, have approached ... Read more...

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Date with terror: It is again the 13th


July 14th, 2011 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The three blasts that rocked India's financial and entertainment hub Wednesday bear a date pattern with many of the previous terror attacks in Indian cities ... Read more...

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Bengal government issued notice on children’s deaths


July 1st, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The West Bengal government was Friday issued notice by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) over the reported deaths of 17 infants in a state-run ... Read more...

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17,000 students register for quota in Delhi varsity


June 8th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) About 17,000 candidates have registered for the Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes category and around 450 for physically disabled quota as Delhi University completed its registration ... Read more...

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