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Spurned lover who beheaded girl spared the gallows


September 11th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 11 (IANS) A spurned lover and engineering student, who beheaded a girl in St. Xavier's College here last year, Tuesday got relief from the Jharkhand High Court which ... Read more...

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Craig on target for Vikhrolians


August 17th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Craig Misquitta played a key role in leading Vikhrolians SC pull off a narrow 1-0 victory against Sporting Options Colts in a Third Division match of ... Read more...

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Customs down Central to emerge champions


August 15th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Mumbai Customs clinched top honours in the annual Independence Cup Football Tournament organised by the Mumbai District Football Association, Parel Wednesday.In the final, Customs, who finished ... Read more...

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Chedda Nagar score big win


August 11th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Chedda Nagar Fanatics cruised to a comfortable 4-0 victory against BARC in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football Association League played at the ... Read more...

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Nazir Khan nets winner for Das FA


August 9th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Nazir Khan's lone strike enabled Das Football Academy snatch a 1-0 win against Mukhund FC in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football Association ... Read more...

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Edilbert’s four lifts United Brothers


August 8th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Powered by Edilbert Martis' four goals, United Brothers outplayed Tanishka FC 8-0 in a third division match of the Mumbai District Football Association League here Wednesday.Erlin ... Read more...

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Purple Haze triumph in Mumbai district football


August 7th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Purple Haze SC did well to pull off a narrow 2-1 win against Sterkem Pharma in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football Association ... Read more...

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Posters warn women of acid attack for wearing jeans


August 7th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 7 (IANS) Posters put by an outfit in the Jharkhand capital have threatened acid attacks on girls and women who wear jeans or do not wear a dupatta. ... Read more...

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Catholic Gym suffer first defeat in Mumbai district football


August 6th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Unbeaten Catholic Gymkhana suffered their first defeat in four games as they went down fighting 0-1 to Sahar Silver Star in a Third Division match of ... Read more...

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Majji scores hat-trick for Salcette FC


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Striker Majji A Majji scored four goals including a hat-trick to power Salcette FC to an emphatic 6-0 win against Crusaders SC in a Third Division ... Read more...

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Mikhail Tandel scores winner for Rising Stars


August 1st, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Rising Stars recorded a 1-0 win against Phoenix Sports Club in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football Association League played at the St. ... Read more...

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Big win for Chheda Nagar


July 31st, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Chheda Nagar struck top form as they romped to a facile 5-0 win against Koli Samaj in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football ... Read more...

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Suraj Singh nets winner for Clint FC


July 30th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Clint FC got the better of Geostanne United 1-0 in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football Association League at the St. Xavier's ground ... Read more...

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Tambe shines for Vipul Gorai


July 29th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Saurav Tambe netted three goals, helping Vipul Gorai to a facile 4-0 victory against Prithviraj SC in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football ... Read more...

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Joshua, Sadguru post big wins


July 27th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Joshua Generation SC combined well as a team to inflict a crushing 7-1 defeat on Desperadoes SC in a Third Division match of the Mumbai ... Read more...

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Alfresco down Maitree Youngsters


July 24th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Alfresco put up a strong fight to overcome a determined Maitree Youngsters 2-1 in a third division match of the Mumbai District Football Association (MDFA) League ... Read more...

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Oliver’s double does it for Stallion


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Bolstered by Oliver Bennis' twin strikes, Stallion FC, Andheri romped to a convincing 2-0 win against Shambu FC in a third division match of the Mumbai ... Read more...

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Aditya on target for Barcode


July 21st, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Barcode FC pulled off a hard-fought 1-0 win against Kingston FC in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football Association (MDFA) League, played at ... Read more...

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Legendary Bengal famine photographer dies at 96 (With Image)


June 23rd, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Legendary progressive photographer Sunil Janah, who documented the Bengal famine of the 1940s with his black-and-white camera and shot to instant fame, has died in ... Read more...

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Jharkhand youth sentenced to death for beheading girl (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 2 (IANS) Terming it the rarest of rare cases, a Ranchi court Wednesday awarded the death sentence to a youth, Bijendra Kumar, for beheading a girl in a ... Read more...

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Youth sentenced to death for beheading girl


May 2nd, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 2 (IANS) Terming it the rarest of rate cases, a Ranchi court Wednesday awarded the death sentence to a youth, Bijendra Kumar, for beheading a girl in a ... Read more...

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Bengal tea workers may come under MGNREGA


April 27th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) The West Bengal government is planning to bring the state's impoverished tea gardens workers under the ambit of the 100-days' employment guarantee scheme, said Chief ... Read more...

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Man convicted for beheading Ranchi woman


April 26th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 26 (IANS) A Ranchi court Thursday convicted a man for beheading a woman inside a college campus here last April. The quantum of sentence will be pronounced April ... Read more...

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Leave literature alone, don’t adapt it, says Saeed Mirza


March 15th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Literature is best left alone in the spirit of celebrated French-Swiss filmmaker Jean Luc-Godard's philosophy that good literature makes bad cinema, says filmmaker and writer ... Read more...

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‘Raped’ Kolkata woman alleges police inaction


February 15th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 15 (IANS) The city police Wednesday promised swift action following allegation of inaction by an Anglo-Indian woman who said she was raped in a moving car in the ... Read more...

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Gautam Rajadhyaksha was planning to direct: Shabana (Interview)


September 14th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Actress Shabana Azmi, whose best photographs were taken by the late Gautam Rajadhyaksha, has revealed that he has left a script with her of a movie ... Read more...

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Give colleges more freedom: Experts


September 14th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) Colleges and universities in West Bengal should be given more autonomy to take strategic decisions but the government should also monitor how these institutions spend their ... Read more...

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Ace photographer Gautam Rajadhyaksha dead


September 13th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Well-knwown portrait photographer Gautam Rajadhyaksha passed away Tuesday following a massive heart attack, family sources said. He was 61. Many political leaders expressed their condolences on his ... Read more...

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Caste consciousness reigns supreme in India: Gandhy (Lead)


July 16th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Jailed Maoist ideologue Kobad Gandhy, highlighting the problems of Dalits and the poor in an essay reminiscing his wife Anuradha Shanbag and her work, says ... Read more...

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Maoist ideologue Kobad Gandhy speaks from Tihar


July 16th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) A petite Mumbaikar, Anuradha Shanbag, captured the fancy of a tall, lanky, bespectacled young man, who had returned to Mumbai from London after a stay ... Read more...

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St Xavier’s to hold admission test in Beijing


June 3rd, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) Kolkata's prestigious St Xavier's College will be conducting an admission test for its various courses in China for the first time. The test will also include ... Read more...

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Bangladesh war hero who served three armies dead


May 7th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 7 (IANS) Qazi Nooruzzaman, a hero of Bangladesh's liberation war who served the British Indian Navy and three armies during his lifetime, is dead. He was 86, a ... Read more...

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Girl beheaded in Ranchi college


April 27th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 27 (IANS) In a gruesome incident, a knife-wielding youth beheaded a girl student right outside a classroom in St. Xavier's College here Wednesday afternoon. The man was known ... Read more...

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Key faces of Anna Hazare’s anti-corruption crusade


April 9th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Anna Hazare's anti-corruption campaign, which has captured the imagination of the nation like no other, has some high-profile faces lending it weight and substance. Here ... Read more...

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Ranchi disappointed as Dhoni skips home city


April 6th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 6 (IANS) India's World Cup-winning captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's home town of Ranchi is disappointed its local hero is giving the city as miss because of the ... Read more...

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