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PM sets up experts panel to review, rework GAAR


July 13th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday set up an experts' committee to review and rework the controversial General Anti Avoidance Rules (GAAR) tax provision.The four-member ... Read more...

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A free fair for young artists to sell art directly to buyers


July 12th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) A new platform will open to 520 emerging artists from across the country to exhibit and sell their art directly to buyers without the involvement ... Read more...

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Artists, thinkers outraged over crackdown on gay lensman’s work


March 28th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Progressive artists and members of the intelligentsia have expressed outrage over the forcible closure earlier this week of an exhibition of gay photographs by noted ... Read more...

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Kalmadi gets bail, walks out of jail after nine months (Intro Roundup)


January 19th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Suresh Kalmadi, accused of corruption in the Commonwealth Games here, walked out of prison after nine months as the Delhi High Court finally accepted ... Read more...

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Kalmadi walks out of jail (Lead)


January 19th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Suresh Kalmadi, accused of corruption in the Commonwealth Games, walked out of Tihar jail Thursday evening after the Delhi High Court accepted his bail plea."Kalmadi ... Read more...

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Tihar warms up to its inmates


December 24th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Four blankets per person, 10 rooftop solar-water heating systems, piping hot food served in trolleys. No, these are not the boastings of a new hotel, ... Read more...

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Over 51 percent vote in Kolkata South by-poll


November 30th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) A little over half of the total number of voters exercised their franchise peacefully in the prestigious Kolkata South Lok Sabha by-poll here Wednesday. "Till 6 ... Read more...

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Kanimozhi, five others released from Tihar (Roundup)


November 29th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi, a key accused in the spectrum scandal, walked out of Tihar jail here Tuesday after spending 194 long days. Five others ... Read more...

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Diwali gift packs, with love from Tihar Jail


October 21st, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The bakery at sub-jail No.2 in Tihar has been busy. For the first time, the inmates of India's largest prison have rolled out cookies, naan ... Read more...

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Amar Singh keeping to himself in Tihar Jail


September 7th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Known for hogging the limelight, Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh is maintaining a low profile and keeping to himself in Tihar Jail, prison officials ... Read more...

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Raksha Bandhan celebrated at Tihar


August 13th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) There were heart-tugging scenes at Tihar Jail Saturday as thousands of inmates were tied rakhis by their families on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan.Tihar Jail ... Read more...

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Kalmadi’s brain scan Thursday (Lead)


July 27th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Suresh Kalmadi, former chairman of the Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee who is in judicial custody in a corruption case, will undergo a brain scan ... Read more...

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Kalmadi to be examined by AIIMS for dementia


July 27th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Suresh Kalmadi, the jailed former chairman of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee, will be taken to the premier All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) ... Read more...

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Tiger skins seized in Haryana, 5 held


July 20th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Panipat, July 20 (IANS) Five tiger skins, worth Rs.1.5.crore, were seized from five wildlfe smugglers arrested in this Haryana town, an official said Wednesday.Working on a tip-off, police laid a ... Read more...

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Delhi enjoys coolest June 10 in four years (Lead)


June 10th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) A light pre-dawn drizzle and a cool breeze blowing throughout the day made Friday the coolest June 10 in the last four years in ... Read more...

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2G accused wants iPad, court asks jail to consider plea


May 25th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the Tihar Jail authorities to consider giving an iPad to Asif Balwa, named as 2G spectrum scam co-conspirator, who ... Read more...

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Tihar inmates allowed phone calls to families


May 10th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) In a bid to bring down the stress levels among prisoners in Tihar Jail, effective Tuesday authorities allowed inmates to call up their family and ... Read more...

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A photographer chronicles Delhi’s ‘queer’ poor (With Image)


May 5th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Ace portrait photographer Sunil Gupta is snapping up the world of 'queer' people who live on the fringes of the capital. Acclaimed worldwide for his candid ... Read more...

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Poll panel should probe Trinamool’s black money: CPI-M minister


April 26th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) West Bengal Housing Minister and Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) heavyweight Gautam Deb Tuesday said the Election Commission should have taken cognisance of and investigated ... Read more...

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Arrests of CPI-M, Trinamool leaders not comparable: Congress


April 18th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) No comparison can be made between the arrests of CPI-M leader Majid Ali and Trinamool Congress candidate Subhranshu Roy as the former is a "dreaded ... Read more...

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Bring back voters who fled homes, Bengal officials told


April 15th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) Election officials in trouble-torn areas of West Bengal have been asked to take necessary measures to bring back, before poll days, people who have fled homes ... Read more...

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Raids on to arrest Trinamool candidate: EC


April 14th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 14 (IANS) Raids are on in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district to arrest Trinamool Congress candidate Subhranshu Roy, the son of union Minister of State for Shipping ... Read more...

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‘Photo voters card should be produced for voting’


March 28th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Mar 28 (IANS) It is mandatory for people with Electors' Photo Identity Cards (EPIC) to produce these at the polling station while exercising their franchise in the coming assembly ... Read more...

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Poll panel receives complaints against Pranab’s son, Mamata


March 14th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday lodged a complaint with West Bengal Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Sunil Gupta accusing union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's son ... Read more...

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Wanted CPI-M leader met Buddhadeb, but not arrested: Trinamool


March 13th, 2011 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 12 (IANS) Trinamool Congress Saturday complained to the West Bengal chief electoral officer (CEO) about a Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader wanted in several cases roaming free ... Read more...

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Over 4,700 pirated CDs seized, two held


March 4th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 4 (IANS) Two men have been arrested in Chandigarh and over 4,700 pirated CDs and DVDs recovered from their possession in the second such haul in a week, ... Read more...

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Financial woes for turmeric farmers of Uttar Pradesh


February 18th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Kushinagar, Feb.18 (ANI): Turmeric farmers of Kushinagar, in Uttar Pradesh face huge financial losses due to soaring input cost of their produce.The farmers complained that the input cost of the crop is ... Read more...

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Raja goes to Tihar Jail, looks calm (Second Lead)


February 17th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Former communications minister A. Raja, arrested in connection with the 2G spectrum allocation scam, was Thursday sent to Tihar Jail on 14 days judicial custody by a ... Read more...

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Need for re-look at poll expense limit: CPI-M


January 28th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 27 (IANS) Citing the devaluation of money since 2006, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Thursday said the Election Commission needs to take a re-look at the expenditure limit of ... Read more...

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Number of voters up by 2 percent in Bengal


January 5th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 5 (IANS) The number of voters in West Bengal has gone up by two percent over the previous year, and 75 percent of the new inclusions are aged between ... Read more...

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Tihar inmates celebrate Diwali


November 5th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Away from their loved ones and families, inmates of the Tihar Jail Friday celebrated Diwali by preparing candles and sweets, and listening to poems."The sweets and ... Read more...

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Court frowns at plea to sell garages in residential buildings


June 30th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) It would set a "dangerous trend" if real estate promoters were allowed to sell the garages located in the stilted area of residential buildings for commercial purposes, ... Read more...

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Spurt in swine flu deaths in Kerala, health ministry to send team


June 15th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) As many as 16 deaths, including those of nine pregnant women, due to swine flu have been reported in Kerala in the last one month while over ... Read more...

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Private promoters take Indian art to new frontiers


May 26th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Private art promoters are playing a big role in pushing Indian contemporary art beyond national frontiers, pitch-forking new artists into international limelight and connecting them ... Read more...

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Kidney racket kingpin’s sealed house burgled 4th time


March 12th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 12 (IANS) Thieves broke into the sealed house of kidney racket kingpin Amit Kumar here in Haryana for the fourth time and fled with a few abandoned items while one ... Read more...

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