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Government doesn’t protect whistleblowers: Activists


September 19th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) On Sep 2, Nandi Singh, 40, was hacked to death in a remote village in Assam. His crime: he blew the whistle on misappropriation in ... Read more...

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Police find suicide note in BBA student’s death


September 5th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) A suicide note provided by the wife of Paras Bhasin, a 23-year BBA student whose severed body was recovered on a railway track here has ... Read more...

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Minor girl, two others killed in Delhi accidents


August 10th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) A two-year-old girl and two others were killed and one person injured in three road accidents in the capital, police said Thursday.Deepika, 2, died when ... Read more...

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Anuj Bidve’s killer jailed for life


July 27th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) The man who shot dead Indian student Anuj Bidve in a "motiveless" murder in Greater Manchester has been jailed for life, the BBC reported Friday.Kiaran Stapleton, ... Read more...

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‘Psycho’ guilty of murdering Indian student Bidve


July 27th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) A killer who called himself "Psycho" has been found guilty of murdering Indian student Anuj Bidve at random on a British street, The Independent reported Thursday.Kiaran ... Read more...

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Prayers held at rediscovered Delhi mosque, Iqbal seeks settlement (With Image)


July 20th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Thousands gathered for Friday namaz at old Delhi's Subhash Park - the site where ruins of the historical Akbarabadi mosque were unearthed, even as the ... Read more...

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Parrikar’s mining flip flop angers activists


July 17th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 17 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's volte face on illegal mining has riled anti-mining activists and has given the Opposition an opportunity to attack the Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Region is not larger than nation, says court


July 15th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) A Delhi court has said that a region cannot be larger than the nation while awarding 10 years' imprisonment to five people who had killed ... Read more...

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School-on-wheels launched in Delhi


June 27th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) A non-governmental organisation (NGO) Wednesday launched a mobile learning centre for slum children in Delhi. The school-on-wheels was flagged off by east Delhi Mayor Annapoorna ... Read more...

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Three held for conning people on mobile towers


June 22nd, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Three people were arrested here for duping several people on the pretext of installing mobile phone towers on the terraces of their homes, police said ... Read more...

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BJP in Karnataka back to bickering


June 19th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's faction-ridden Karnataka's government is again caught in a bitter row on continuation of Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda in office.Around 40 ... Read more...

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Presidential candidate should reflect people’s view, say experts


June 2nd, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Has the coming presidential election also to do with choice of citizens or is it a matter to be left to the "high commands" ... Read more...

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Snooker - Delhi cueists in last 16


May 16th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 16 (IANS) Qualifiers Nitesh Madan and Rishit Jain, both from Delhi, made it to the pre-quarter-finals of the SVS All-India invitational junior snooker tournament, here Wednesday.Also through to ... Read more...

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Madan shocks Renthlei in junior snooker


May 15th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 15 (IANS) Delhi's Nitesh Madan constructed a break of 41 in the deciding fifth frame to upset India No.3 Lalrina Renthlei of Mizoram 3-2 in the SVS All ... Read more...

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Badami on a winning spree in junior snooker


May 14th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 14 (IANS) Kabil Badami of Maharashtra chalked up three wins in Group A league in the SVS All-India invitational junior snooker tournament here Monday to virtually book his ... Read more...

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Police officer shoots self, dies


May 9th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 9 (IANS) An assistant sub inspector with Haryana Police committed suicide by shooting himself with his service revolver, police said Wednesday.Subhash Yadav, 47, died Tuesday night as the ... Read more...

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Post Antony report, Congress mends ways


May 5th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 5 (IANS) The findings of Congress leader A.K. Antony's "post mortem" report on the party's humiliating election rout in Goa in March already appears to have had ... Read more...

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Subhash Joshi appointed NSG chief


May 1st, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Subhash Joshi has been appointed director general of the National Security Guard (NSG), an official statement said Tuesday.Presently special director ... Read more...

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Apex court slams misuse of leniency for minor accused


April 14th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) No accused should be allowed to wrongly seek leniency under the guise of being a minor, the Supreme Court has said, slamming a trial court ... Read more...

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Goa Congress leaders to explain poll defeat to Antony


April 10th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 10 (IANS) Top Congress leaders from Goa will be summoned to New Delhi to meet the high command later this week for a post-mortem of the party's ... Read more...

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Hearing on Raghava’s petition adjourned


April 9th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 9 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Monday adjourned the hearing on the petition of Emaar MGF finance head (south) G. Vijaya Raghava, challenging further investigations against him ... Read more...

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I-League: Pune rout Chirag Kerala


April 1st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 1 (IANS) Pune FC made their intentions for the season clear as they thrashed Chirag United Kerala 3-0 in round 22 of the I-League at the Jawaharlal Nehru ... Read more...

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Illegal mining report looms large over Goa (Goa Newsletter)


March 17th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 17 (IANS) The spectre of the Justice M.B. Shah Commission report on illegal mining in India looms large over Goa.The findings of the report, submitted to the ... Read more...

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Goa ex-minister blames mining scam for loss


March 14th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 14 (IANS) A powerful ex-minister in the previous Congress government in Goa Wednesday blamed ex-Chief Minister Digambar Kamat's inability to control illegal mining as the reason behind the ... Read more...

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Goa ex-minister blames mining scam for loss


March 14th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 14 (IANS) A powerful ex-minister in the previous Congress government in Goa Wednesday blamed ex-Chief Minister Digambar Kamat's inability to control illegal mining as the reason behind the ... Read more...

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Track record (To go with Metro suicide story)


March 13th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Some cases of attempted suicides and suicides over 2011 in Delhi Metro till now:Feb 15, 2011: A 22-year-old engineering student from Rajasthan committed suicide by jumping off an elevated Metro station ... Read more...

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Family raj, Catholic swing caused Goa loss: Congress


March 13th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 13 (IANS) The Goa Congress Monday admitted that faulty distribution of tickets favouring the family members of legislators and a swing in the Catholic vote had contributed to ... Read more...

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Boy shot dead by drunk Delhi police cop


March 12th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) A 12-year-old boy was shot dead by a drunk Delhi police constable, who opened fire during a marriage ceremony in the capital, police said Monday.The ... Read more...

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All four members of Alemao family lose


March 6th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 6 (IANS) All four members of the Alemao family, who controversially got to contest as Congress-Nationalist Congress Party candidates, Tuesday lost the Goa assembly elections.Brothers Churchill and ... Read more...

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Congress ‘promises’ bridge in river-less terrain


February 20th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 20 (IANS) In a major gaffe, the Congress election manifesto Monday has promised a bridge in Goa's Neura village -- which is landlocked with no river or rivulet ... Read more...

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Indian doctors return from Pakistan with ‘lots of love’


February 14th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) A group of doctors has returned to India after two successful liver transplants in Lahore, with "lots of love and lots of goodwill" from Pakistan.A ... Read more...

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Lajong held at home by Pune FC in I-League


January 28th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 28 (IANS) Pune FC came from behind to hold Shillong Lajong 1-1 in a round 17 match of the I-League football at Jawaharlal Nehru Sports Complex here Sturday.Tuboi ... Read more...

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Elections ahead, Congress, BJP reach out to mining lobby (Goa Newsletter)


January 28th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 28 (IANS) And suddenly illegal mining no longer seems to be a major poll issue in Goa!The mega illegal mining scam, which had rocked the state for ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa gets anticipatory bail in land scam case


January 17th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 17 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Tuesday secured anticipatory bail in a land scam case, taking to four the number of cases in which the ... Read more...

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Triple crown for Haria in National Billiards and Snooker


January 17th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 17 (IANS) Teen-aged sensation Dhvaj Haria achieved a rare treble when he annexed the sub-junior snooker and the junior billiards crowns Tuesday in addition to sub-junior billiards ... Read more...

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