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Third tiger cub at Patna zoo also dead


September 4th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 4 (IANS) All three tiger cubs born at the Patna Zoological Park July 31 have died within a week, succumbing to infection, a zoo official said Tuesday.The last ... Read more...

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Another tiger cub dies in Bihar


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 3 (IANS) The death of another tiger cub in the Patna Zoological Park here has shocked zoo officials and wildlife lovers as only last month one of the ... Read more...

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Tiger cub dies, two others critical


August 29th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 29 (IANS) The Patna Zoological Park had reason to celebrate in July after tigress Swarna gave birth to three cubs. Just a month later, however, there is a ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan fail to make headway on Sir Creek (Lead)


June 19th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) India and Pakistan Tuesday wrapped up their two-day talks on the mineral-rich Sir Creek marshlands, but failed to make any headway, with both sides ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan discuss Sir Creek; no headway


June 19th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) India and Pakistan Tuesday wrapped up their two-day talks on the Sir Creek marshlands without much headway, but agreed on finding "an amicable solution" to ... Read more...

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Jewellers resume shutdown in Bengal, demand rollback of excise duty


March 29th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 28 (IANS) Jewellers and artisans across West Bengal resumed their indefinite shutdown from Wednesday, demanding rollback of excise duty on unbranded jewellery proposed by union Finance Minister ... Read more...

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Tale of mother-son relationship adjudged best Manipuri film


March 8th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 8 (IANS) A strong message about the mother-son relationship against the backdrop of insurgency and drug-ravaged Manipur has been adjudged the best feature film in Manipuri, as well ... Read more...

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Mumbai jewellers threaten shutdown against police harassment


March 5th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) Mumbai's retail jewellers, the backbone of India's jewellery industry with a daily turnover of Rs.6 billion, Monday threatened a day's shutdown this week to protest "police ... Read more...

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Kasarvalli busy shooting new film


November 15th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 15 (IANS) Four times winner of the Swarna Kamal national award Girish Kasaravalli has started shooting for "Koormavathaara", based on a novel written by Kannada writer Kum Veerabhadrappa.Kasaravalli, ... Read more...

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Harried Shatabdi passengers reach seven hours late


October 28th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 28 (IANS) For a 250-km journey that was to take only three hours, reaching seven hours late Friday was a harrowing time for hundreds of passengers on the ... Read more...

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Five BJP ministers inducted in Punjab cabinet


May 15th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 15 (IANS) Five Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders, including three new faces, were Sunday sworn-in as ministers in the Punjab cabinet after seven of its leaders, including ... Read more...

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BJP to announce five Punjab ministers


May 14th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 14 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was Saturday expected to finalise five names for the Punjab cabinet after seven of its leaders, including five ministers, ... Read more...

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Punjab top functionary sent to judicial custody (Lead)


May 10th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 10 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) special court here Tuesday sent Punjab's Chief Parliamentary Secretary (CPS) and BJP legislator Raj Khurana and an ex-government official ... Read more...

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CBI questions Punjab minister in graft case


May 9th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 9 (IANS) The central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday questioned Punjab Industries and Local Bodies Minister Manoranjan Kalia in connection with a Rs.1.5 crore graft case.Social Welfare ... Read more...

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Remand extended of Punjab BJP legislator


May 7th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 7 (IANS) The special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here Saturday extended the remand of Punjab's chief parliamentary secretary (CPS) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator ... Read more...

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Shatabdi wheels jammed, train stopped


April 20th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Karnal, April 20 (IANS) A major tragedy was averted here Wednesday when the wheels of Amritsar Swarna Shatabdi Express got jammed and the train had to be stopped near Taraori ... Read more...

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Nothing looks unconvincing in ‘Kanasemba Kudureyanneri’ (Kannada Film Review, Rating: ****1/2)


December 11th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "Kanasemba Kudureyanneri"; Producer: Basanth Kumar Patil; Screenplay-Direction: Girish Kasaravalli; Camera: H.M. Ramachandra; Music: V. Manohar; Cast: Vaijnath Biraadar, Umashree, Sadashiva Brahmavar, Pavithra Lokesh, ShivaranjanInternationally acclaimed film director Girish Kasaravalli ... Read more...

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Shipping Corporation adds another vessel to its fleet


October 21st, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) The Shipping Corporation of India Ltd (SCI) Thursday took delivery of a Large Range-I (LR-I) product tanker, taking its fleet strength to 76, an official said.M.T. Swarna ... Read more...

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SCI inducts a new oil tanker in its fleet


October 5th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 5 (IANS) The Shipping Corporation of India Tuesday accepted delivery of its fifth Large Rane-I product tanker from a South Korean shipbuilder.The new tanker, christened MT Swarna Krishna, is one ... Read more...

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‘Katti Kantarao’ cans songs abroad


September 27th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Allari Naresh and Kamna Jethmalani are pairing up for "Katti Kantarao' directed by EVV Satyanarayana and produced by Eedara Srinivas, Eedara Ravikumar, Edpuganti Purnachandra Rao and Edpuganti ... Read more...

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V.K. Murthy gets standing ovation at National Film Awards


March 19th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19(IANS) Legendary cinematographer V.K. Murthy, best remembered for his work on the Guru Dutt films, received a standing ovation at the 56th National Film Awards ceremony Friday when ... Read more...

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‘Antaheen’ gets national award for best film


January 23rd, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) Bengali film "Antaheen" was declared the best feature film at the 56th National Film Awards announced Saturday. The film bagged two other honours for Shreya Ghosal and Avit ... Read more...

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Blinding fog hits life in northern India again (Roundup)


January 22nd, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Dense fog and cold persisted in northern India Friday, disrupting rail, air and road traffic in Delhi and elsewhere, and making people pray for some respite ... Read more...

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Fog envelops Uttar Pradesh, disrupts rail traffic


January 22nd, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 22 (IANS) A thick blanket of fog enveloped this Uttar Pradesh capital and most parts of the state Friday, throwing normal life out of gear and affecting movement of trains. "Uttar ... Read more...

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Cinematographer V.K Murthy chosen for Dada Saheb Phalke Award


January 19th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Legendary cinematographer V.K. Murthy, best remembered as the cinematographer for all Guru Dutt films, has been chosen for the Dada Saheb Phalke Award for the year ... Read more...

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A.R. Rahman’s sensational show in Chennai


September 25th, 2009 - 3:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
For those who yearned to catch the sensational moment of live concert of "Madras Mozart', here comes the grand fiesta. MARG in association with Shakthi Foundation brings A.R. Rahman in a ... Read more...

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Woman, two children found murdered in Delhi (Lead)


January 10th, 2009 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) A 33-year-old woman and her two sons - aged seven and four - were found murdered in their southwest Delhi home, police said Saturday. Hemchand, 37, ... Read more...

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12-year-old director working on four scripts for next film


September 17th, 2008 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 17 (IANS) National Award winning director Kishan Shrikanth, who ventured into filmmaking at the age of nine with "Care of Footpath", has proved filmmaking can really be child's play. Kishan, ... Read more...

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Peacock found mangled in train engine, probe ordered


September 10th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sept 10 (IANS) Forest authorities are inquiring how a peacock, the national bird of India, and two other birds got in the way of a train after their mangled carcasses were ... Read more...

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Court awards Rs.11.5 mn to NRI family for road accident


July 31st, 2008 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) A city court Thursday awarded a compensation of Rs.11.5 million to the family of a Non-Resident Indian (NRI) who was killed in an accident when his car ... Read more...

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Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Bengali director Tapan Sinha


July 21st, 2008 - 10:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): Veteran Bengali film director Tapan Sinha will receivethe prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2006.Sinha, 84, who has won 19 national film awards in ... Read more...

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Insurance firm asked to pay Rs.1.6 mn to daughter of accident victim


July 15th, 2008 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) A city court Tuesday directed an insurance firm that does not provide life insurance cover to pay Rs.1.6 million to the daughter of an accident victim. United ... Read more...

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