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U-19 star Harmeet felicitated by his school


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Tucked away in a small non-descript alley of Gorai in northwest Mumbai, a school proudly flaunted a poster of Harmeet Singh, a former student who made ... Read more...

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Sack Chidambaram, says Agnivesh


August 24th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Activist Swami Agnivesh Thursday demanded the removal of Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, who was earlier the home minister, over the alleged killing of 19 ... Read more...

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Senior Rajasthan official held for corruption


August 17th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 17 (IANS) A senior Rajasthan Administrative Service (RAS) officer was Friday booked on charges of alleged corruption during land acquisition by the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) ... Read more...

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Wife demands relief for Odisha Maoist leader


August 13th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 13 (IANS) The wife of Sabyasachi Panda, who has been expelled by Maoists, Monday appealed to the Odisha government to withdraw cases against him and bring him ... Read more...

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Stressed out men prefer larger women, study shows


August 9th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Men usually prefer slim and younger-looking women as they appear healthier and more fertile, but during tough times stressed out men turn to larger women for ... Read more...

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Finish probe in three months, Kerala court says


August 8th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Wednesday directed the government to ensure that the probe against former chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan's son in an alleged land deal ended ... Read more...

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Shanta Kumar’s trust-run hospital opens in Himachal


July 24th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Palampur (Himachal Pradesh), July 23 (IANS) A 200-bedded hospital, the dream project of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) vice president Shanta Kumar, was inaugurated here Monday.The multi-specialty medical college ... Read more...

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Visva-Bharati warden’s action traditional cure: Agnivesh


July 10th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) A nationwide outrage over a Visva-Bharati warden asking a class 5 student to drink her urine for bed-wetting notwithstanding, social activist Swami Agnivesh claimed Tuesday ... Read more...

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Pranab visits Belur Math


June 24th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Belur (West Bengal), June 24 (IANS) UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Sunday visited Belur Math, the headquarters of the Ramkrishna Mission, and offered prayers.Clad in a white kurta, dhoti ... Read more...

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Russian Hare Krishna Movement to be Rathyatra theme


June 18th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
K0olkata, June 18 (IANS) In a bid to spread awareness about the Hare Krishna Movement in Russia, the Kolkata chapter of ISKCON has decided to make it the theme of ... Read more...

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Controversial guru Nityananda in police custody (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


June 13th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 13 (IANS) Controversial Hindu guru Nityananda Swami, who was missing from his ashram for five days following allegations of sexual exploitation of women, was Wednesday taken into "protective ... Read more...

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Arrest Nityananda, seal ashram, orders Karnataka (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 11 (IANS) The Karnataka government Monday ordered arrest of controversial Hindu religious guru Nityananada Swami and sealing of his ashram complex near here following allegations of sexual exploitation ... Read more...

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Be strong to fight frustration, Mamata tells students


June 7th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 7 (IANS) Stating that life was full of challenges, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday urged the student community to develop mental strength to fight frustration."Life ... Read more...

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Ramdev plays down differences with Kejriwal (Lead)


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) With rifts in Team Anna camp coming out in the open, yoga guru Baba Ramdev Sunday tried to paper over differences with Arvind Kejriwal ... Read more...

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SP leaders mint money through transfers: BSP


May 25th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 25 (IANS) Launching a fresh attack on the Akhilesh Yadav regime, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Friday alleged that Samjawadi Party leaders were minting money through transfers ... Read more...

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Tagore’s works among Mamata’s gifts for Hillary


May 6th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) Works of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore and Swami Vivekananda will be presented to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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Gujarat’s gets a Golden Temple


May 5th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, May 5 (IANS) A two-day ceremony to unveil Gujarat's first ever Golden Temple began Saturday in Bhavnagar.The main function will be held Sunday at Gopinathji Dev Mandir, popularly known ... Read more...

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Apex court tells CBI to give report on Azad’s killing (Lead)


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday directed the CBI to submit before a magistrate in Andhra Pradesh its probe report on the alleged staged shootout killing of ... Read more...

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Sonia meets Karnataka sect leader, party workers


April 28th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 28 (IANS) Congress party president Sonia Gandhi, in a short trip to Karnataka Saturday, met drought-hit villagers, attended a 104-year-old religious leader's birthday celebrations and addressed party ... Read more...

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250 murders a day in Akhilesh-ruled UP, claims BSP


April 27th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 27 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) launched a frontal and scathing attack on the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party (SP) government Friday and claimed that every day ... Read more...

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BSP slams Akhilesh’s first month in office


April 20th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 20 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Friday attacked the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh, accusing it of protecting lumpen elements and of ... Read more...

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Delhi court dismisses godman’s plea to drop MCOCA charges


March 26th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday dismissed a plea by 'godman' Shiv Murat Dwivedi, accused of running a prostitution ring in south Delhi, seeking to drop ... Read more...

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After riots, girls fall prey to sex trade in Kandhamal


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kandhamal (Odisha), March 22 (IANS) Abject poverty is pushing many young girls from Odisha's Kandhamal district, that witnessed terrible communal riots in August 2008, into the sex trade. Girls from ... Read more...

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BJP again caught in porn scandal, now in Gujarat (Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 21 (IANS) Barely a month after a porn scandal hit its ministers in Karnataka, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday found itself mired in more sleaze after ... Read more...

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BJP again caught in porn scandal, now in Gujarat


March 21st, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 21 (IANS) Barely a month after the porn scandal hit its ministers in Karnataka, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday found itself in more sleaze after a ... Read more...

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Russian court dismisses case seeking Gita ban


March 21st, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) A court in Russia has dismissed a case that sought a ban on the Bhagwad Gita.Hindus in Russia Wednesday won the case when Tomsk city ... Read more...

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Mining barons Reddys and Yeddyurappa in funding row


March 14th, 2012 - 1:54 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 14 (IANS) Mining barons Reddy brothers are generally believed to have bankrolled Bharatiya Janata Party to come to power in Karnataka. Now their loyalist has been caught ... Read more...

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Presidency to hold election


March 5th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 5 (IANS) Two years after being upgraded from a college, the Presidency University will hold student elections for the first time in September, it was announced here ... Read more...

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Mayawati cabinet passes resolution to dissolve assembly


March 5th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 5 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh cabinet has passed a resoultion recommending dissolution of the 403-member assembly here late Sunday.The decision was taken after the chief minister's office ... Read more...

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Welfare homes themselves violate child rights: Agnivesh


February 20th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The institutions responsible for the welfare of children themselves violate child rights, activist Swami Agnivesh said Monday, referring to the alleged abuse of inmates in ... Read more...

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Ban only Russian comment in Bhagvad Gita: Prosecutors


February 16th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) After a Siberian district court in late 2011 rejected a petition seeking a ban on a Russian translation of the Hindu scripture the Bhagavad Gita, ... Read more...

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Telangana employees threaten another strike


February 10th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Government employees from Telangana region in Andhra Pradesh Friday threatened to launch a protest from Feb 21, culminating in a strike, if the government failed ... Read more...

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Two Chhattisgarh cops killed in Maoist ambush (Lead)


February 9th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 9 (IANS) Two policemen were killed and two, including an Additional Superintendent of Police, seriously injured when Maoists ambushed a jeep carrying six personnel in Bastar region Thursday, ... Read more...

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Raja meets DMK supporters near court lock-up


February 7th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Around 60 supporters and DMK party colleagues of jailed former communications minister A. Raja met him Tuesday in the premises of a Delhi district court ... Read more...

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Mukherjee to visit Chicago to sell India growth story


January 27th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will try to sell the India growth story among top US business leaders and policy makers during his two-day official ... Read more...

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