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BJP to carry out ‘PM resign’ agitation


September 14th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday announced "prime minister resign" agitation from Sep 17 to press its demand for resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Rio to host Laureus World Sports Awards


September 9th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 9 (IANS) Rio has been named as the host city of the Laureus World Sports Awards for 2013 and 2014, the Laureus Academy announced.The globally ... Read more...

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Eid celebrated in Karnataka amid tight security


August 20th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 20 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims Monday celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr across Karnataka with gaiety and religious fervour amid tight security in Bangalore and other cities."Eid is being celebrated across the ... Read more...

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Crimes in Bangalore, Mangalore worrisome, says chief minister


August 15th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 15 (IANS) Increasing crimes, including a spate of murders in Bangalore and an attack on a youth in Mangalore recently, forced Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar to admit ... Read more...

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Maharashtra leaders condole Deshmukh’s death (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Condolences poured in from political leaders of Maharashtra for union minister and former chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh soon after the news of his death spread ... Read more...

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Andhra students intensify stir over cap on fee reimbursement


August 9th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 9 (IANS) Opposition parties and students' groups in Andhra Pradesh Thursday intensified their protest against the government's move to cap the reimbursement of tuition fee of engineering and ... Read more...

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Can’t bypass state government in service matters: SC


August 6th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Matters relating to a public servant alleging bias against a state government are service matters, the Supreme Court Monday said while refusing to entrust ... Read more...

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Himachal University to start course in archaeology


July 23rd, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 22 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh University is going to start a course on archaeology to preserve the civilization of the hill state, Governor Urmila Singh said here Sunday."Work is ... Read more...

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Foundation laid by Rajiv Gandhi: A bridge on paper


July 15th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 15 (IANS) In September 1989, Rajiv Gandhi, then the prime minister, laid the foundation of a bridge on the Chambal river. Nearly 23 years later, there is ... Read more...

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Mexico to vaccinate 1 mn chickens against bird flu


July 11th, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Guadalajara (Mexico), July 11 (IANS/EFE) A shipment of 1 million doses of vaccine from China will be used to inoculate chickens over the next few days to contain a bird-flu ... Read more...

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Missing engineer’s wife questions Nitish Kumar’s silence


June 26th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 26 (IANS) The wife of Bihar engineer Fasih Mehmood, who has been missing since he was allegedly arrested in Saudi Arabia and deported to India, Tuesday questioned the ... Read more...

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Weather improves, Amarnath pilgrims allowed towards shrine (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) As the weather improved along the north Kashmir Baltal route of the Amarnath Yatra, the authorities Monday afternoon allowed the movement of pilgrims towards the ... 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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Mamata to meet Sonia on presidential choice (Second Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is to meet Congress president Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi Wednesday with regard to the upcoming presidential poll, ... Read more...

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Mamata to meet Sonia on presidential choice Wednesday (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is to meet Congress president Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi Wednesday regarding the upcoming presidential polls, Trinamool Congress insiders ... Read more...

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Mamata to meet Sonia on presidential polls Wednesday


June 12th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will meet Congress president Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi Wednesday regarding the upcoming presidential polls, Trinamool Congress insiders said.Banerjee ... Read more...

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Naveen Patnaik suspends Mohapatra, drops two ministers (Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 1 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Friday suspended Rajya Sabha member Pyari Mohan Mohapatra and four others, including two ministers, from the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) ... Read more...

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Naveen Patnaik suspends Mohapatra, drops two ministers


June 1st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 1 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Friday suspended Rajya Sabha member Pyari Mohan Mohapatra and four others, including two ministers, from the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) ... Read more...

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Mehbooba walks out of meeting to select vigilance panel


May 29th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 28 (IANS) Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mehbooba Mufti Monday walked out of an meeting to decide the panel members for the state vigilance commission (SVC), after disagreeing ... Read more...

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YSR Congress party, journalists protest CBI action


May 9th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 9 (IANS) The YSR Congress party in Andhra Pradesh Wednesday staged protests condemning the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) move to freeze the bank accounts of the ... Read more...

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No plan to review laws on death sentence: Chidambaram


May 9th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) There were no plans to review laws on death sentence, Home Minister P. Chidambaram clarified Wednesday and said the present government had disposed of ... Read more...

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Ahead of Clinton’s visit, US ambassador calls on Mamata


April 30th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) US Ambassador to India Nancy Powell Monday had a 30-minute meeting with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, apparently to prepare the ground for US ... Read more...

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Maryland governor in US celebrates Vaisakhi


April 28th, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Maryland state governor Martin O'Malley, who last November led the largest state trade delegation to India, opened his house to celebrate Vaisakhi to recognize the Sikh ... Read more...

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Sai Baba devotees offer prayers on first death anniversary


April 24th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 24 (IANS) The first death anniversary of godman Sathya Sai Baba was observed in this pilgrim town of Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district Tuesday with hundreds of ... Read more...

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SC moved challenging quashing of FIR against Yeddyurappa


March 21st, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Advocate Srijin Basha moved the Supreme Court Wednesday challenging the Karnataka High Court order quashing the FIR against former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa in ... Read more...

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Odisha protests neglect in railway budget


March 15th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 15 (IANS) Non-Congress parties, including Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD), Thursday held separate demonstrations to protest the state's alleged neglect in the railway budget for 2012-13.Hundreds of ... Read more...

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Chavez takes to Twitter after surgery


March 2nd, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, March 2 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez spoke out on Twitter a day after undergoing an operation in Cuba for a lesion in the same part of his body ... Read more...

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Chavez in good physical condition after operation: Venezuela


February 29th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, Feb 29 (IANS/EFE) President Hugo Chavez is in "good physical condition" after an operation in Cuba for a lesion in the same part of his body where Cuban surgeons ... Read more...

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Chavez to travel to Cuba for surgery


February 24th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Feb 24 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez announced Thursday his impending departure for Cuba to undergo an operation for a lesion in the same part of his body where ... Read more...

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Kashmir accountability commission issues notice to government


February 17th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 17 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir State Accountability Commission Friday asked the state government to explain how it had granted minister of state status to politicians heading ... Read more...

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29 Chinese held hostage after camp attacked in Sudan


January 29th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 29 (IANS) At least 29 Chinese nationals working for a Chinese company in Sudan have reportedly been taken hostage after a workers' camp was attacked by a separatist ... Read more...

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PM arrives in Bhubaneswar (Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Monday evening to inaugurate the 99th Indian Science Congress (ISC) Tuesday, an official said.Odisha Governor M.C. Bhandare, Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Security stepped up in Bhubaneswar ahead of PM’s visit


January 2nd, 2012 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 2 (IANS) Authorities have stepped up security in Odisha ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to the state capital Bhubaneswar Monday.Manmohan Singh is slated to arrive ... Read more...

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Maryland netted $60 mn deals with India


December 13th, 2011 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 13 (IANS) A six-day trade mission to India netted a total of $60 million in new business deals for Maryland and deals worth millions more are in the ... Read more...

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Patna professor’s dismissal revoked


November 23rd, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 23 (IANS) A Patna University professor who was dismissed from service for romancing one of his women students, was Wednesday reinstated by the Bihar governor, who is chancellor ... Read more...

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