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Shinde admits writing to PM for coal block allocation


September 17th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde Monday admitted writing a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in 2007 recommending allocation of a coal block to a ... Read more...

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PM to prepare Indian envoys for foreign policy challenges


September 12th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Against the backdrop of a thaw with in ties with Pakistan and increasing calls for India to play a more proactive role in the ... Read more...

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2G case: Ex-official denies deposing falsely


September 11th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) A former telecom official told a special court here Tuesday that he did not depose falsely in the 2G case and claimed that he ... Read more...

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2G: Raja cross-examines former official (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Accused in the 2G spectrum case and former telecom minister A. Raja Monday began the cross-examination of key witness and former official A.K. Srivastava ... Read more...

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2G: Raja cross-examines former official


September 10th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Accused in the 2G spectrum case and former telecom minister A. Raja Monday began the cross-examination of key witness and former official A.K. Srivastava ... Read more...

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Seven officials jailed for fraudulent land allocation


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sept 3 (IANS) A special court Monday sentenced a former registrar of cooperative societies and six other government officials to one year jail in a Rs.4,000 crore ... Read more...

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Probe bribe-giving case against officials: Court


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) A special court here has rejected a CBI closure report and directed a further probe into a case in which two officials of Delhi's ... Read more...

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Few takers for Sushil Modi’s claim that Nitish PM material


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 3 (IANS) There are few takers in his own BJP for Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi's stand that Janata Dal-United leader and Bihar Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Sushil Kumar felicitated in Chandni Chowk


September 1st, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar was felicitated by the people of Chandni Chowk here Saturday.The event was held on the main road of the ... Read more...

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I have opened doors for other women wrestlers: Geeta Phogat


August 30th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Geeta Phogat, the first female wrestler from India to qualify for the Olympics, Wednesday felt that she had opened doors for women wrestlers of ... Read more...

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Ex-registrar convicted in housing scam


August 29th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) A special court Wednesday convicted 11 people, including a former registrar of cooperative societies, in a Rs.4,000 crore scam here, on charges of fraudulently ... Read more...

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Kasab will hang, Supreme Court says (Roundup)


August 29th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the death sentence awarded to Pakistani terrorist Kasab for his role in the Mumbai savagery, marking the end of ... Read more...

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Box office offers mix bag this Friday (IANS preview)


August 29th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) With three different films from three different genres coming out this week, viewers are spoiled for choice. They can take a pick from "Joker", ... Read more...

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Ambika Soni slams BJP for ‘obstructionist’ tactics


August 27th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Monday slammed the BJP for its "obstructionist" tactics in parliament and said it was denigrating democratic institutions.Soni criticised ... Read more...

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Haryana doubles cash rewards for Rio


August 26th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Gohana (Haryana) Aug 26 (IANS) After showering cash rewards, luxury cars and other goodies on London Olympics medallists and participants, the Haryana government Sunday said it would double the ... Read more...

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Olympic winners get rewards, cars


August 26th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Gohana (Haryana), Aug 26 (IANS) The London Olympics medal winners from Haryana were Sunday given cash rewards and luxury Audi cars here.The ceremony took place here in Sonepat district, ... Read more...

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Cuban Fernandez, Yashvir to get Dronacharya Award


August 24th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Cuban coach Blas Iglesias Fernandez Friday became the first foreign coach in India to be awarded the Dronacharya Award.The sports ministry announced that Fernandez ... Read more...

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Haryana Police to give Rs. 51 lakh to Yogeshwar Dutt


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 23 (IANS) Haryana Police will give a cash reward of Rs.51 lakh to wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt who recently won a bronze medal at the London Olympics in ... Read more...

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Bihar not to deposit funds in 21 banks


August 21st, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 21 (IANS) The Bihar government will not deposit funds in 21 nationalized and private banks for their failure to provide credit to priority sectors like agriculture, ... Read more...

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Yogeshwar, Vijay Kumar recommended for Khel Ratna


August 18th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) London Olympic medallists Yogeshwar Dutt and Vijay Kumar were Saturday recommended for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award while cricketer Yuvraj Singh will be ... Read more...

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No exodus of northeast people from Bihar: Modi


August 18th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 18 (IANS) Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi Saturday said there was no report of exodus of northeast people from the state while security has been ... Read more...

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President felicitates Olympic medal winners


August 18th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee congratulated India's Olympic medal winners at a felicitation ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan Saturday, hoping for a 'medal spring' at the ... Read more...

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Woman kills mother-in-law with paramour’s help


August 18th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) A woman was killed by her daughter-in-law and her paramour here when she came to know about their illicit relationship and threatened to tell ... Read more...

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Congress rejects BJP demand for PM’s resignation


August 17th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Congress Friday rejected as "unwarranted" the BJP's demand for the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over coal block allocation and accused the ... Read more...

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Medal will motivate me to bigger things: Saina Nehwal


August 17th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) India's Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal Friday said her medal at the London Games would motivate her to attain greater heights in badminton.At a ... Read more...

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Plans to revive hockey - in hues of pink and blue


August 17th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 17 (IANS) With the present Indian hockey team giving its worst performance in the London Olympics, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal wants a colourful revival ... Read more...

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Delhi to give Rs.2 crore to Sushil Kumar


August 16th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Delhi government Thursday decided to increase the cash reward for London Olympics silver medallist wrestler Sushil Kumar from Rs.1 crore to Rs.2 crore."We ... Read more...

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Haryana Olympics players to get over Rs.6.5 crore


August 16th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 16 (IANS) While four out of the six Indian medal winners at the recent London Olympics, with a Haryana connection, will get Rs.4.5 crore for their achievements, ... Read more...

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India will aim at 25 medals in 2020 Olympics


August 16th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken said Thursday that India will aim at winning 25 medals in the 2020 Olympics."Looking at India's performance in this year's ... Read more...

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900 unauthorised Delhi colonies to be regularised (Lead, Correcting date in para one)


August 15th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday announced a slew of measures for the people of the capital, including regularisation of over 900 unauthorised colonies, ... Read more...

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900 unauthorised Delhi colonies to be regularised


August 15th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday announced a slew of measures for the people of the capital, including regularisation of over 900 unauthorised colonies, ... Read more...

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After wrestlers, Mary Kom gets frenzied reception


August 14th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) M.C. Mary Kom, the first Indian woman boxer to win an Olympic medal, was Tuesday morning accorded a rousing reception on arrival at the ... Read more...

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Sushil, Yogeshwar return home to hero’s welcome


August 14th, 2012 - 2:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) India's Olympic medal winning wrestlers Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt returned home late Monday night to a hero's welcome as hordes of supporters, including ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha hails Olympic medal winners


August 13th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Monday congratulated Olympic medal winners Sushil Kumar, Yogeshwar Dutt and MC Mary Kom for bringing glory to the nation.While ... Read more...

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PM hails Sushil Kumar; railways rewards him Rs.75 lakh (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Sunday congratulated wrestler Sushil Kumar for winning a silver medal at the London Olympics ... Read more...

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