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26/11 survivors, victims’ kin hail court verdict


August 29th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Survivors and kin of victims of the 26/11 terror attacks Wednesday hailed the Supreme Court judgment upholding the death sentence of Ajmal Kasab, the only surviving ... Read more...

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Pranab receives warm welcome in Lucknow, meets Mulayam and Mayawati


July 4th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 3 (IANS) UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee received a tumultous welcome from Congressmen here Tuesday even as the state's ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) and the opposition Bahujan ... Read more...

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Congress leaders fume as Badals cosy up to centre (Punjab Newsletter)


May 18th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 18 (IANS) The top leadership of the Punjab Congress may still be licking its wounds after its defeat in the assembly elections earlier this year, but the ... Read more...

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Hillary at Taj Palace! The tryst continues


May 9th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) From a platter of Indian sweets to large-sized coffee mugs and a personal masseur, everything was customised to Hillary Clinton's tastes. After all, the Tata ... Read more...

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Maharashtra to evict encroachers from mill (Lead)


December 22nd, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 22 (IANS) Facing the ire of the Bombay High Court, the Maharashtra government Thursday assured that it would attempt to amicably remove Dalit activists who have encroached a ... Read more...

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Felt proud South Asians were bulwarks of defence in London: Kabir Bedi (First Person)


August 14th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
London was burning the night I arrived on Aug 8. Police sirens blared through the darkness, racing towards rioters ransacking shops and torching buildings in Croydon, Clapham and Peckham. The ... Read more...

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Chandigarh looks forward to Bollywood dreams


July 26th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 26 (IANS) Nearly 30 movies have been shot in and around Chandigarh in recent years. So the city and its surrounding states of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh ... Read more...

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21 killed in nightmare Kabul hotel attack


June 30th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 29 (IANS) At least 21 people were killed when Taliban fighters stormed a luxury hotel here and went on a slaughter spree before being shot dead or ... Read more...

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UAVs deployed for Mayawati rally


May 29th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 29 (IANS) Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) will be deployed for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati's rally here Sunday."We are taking the ... Read more...

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Pakistan Navy man present to pick Mumbai attack landing site: Headley


May 27th, 2011 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 26 (IANS) A Pakistani Navy man was present during discussions with his Pakistani spy agency, Inter-Services Intelligence, handler Major Iqbal, on landing sites and arrival of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) ... Read more...

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2 cops found drunk on duty, suspended


April 14th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 14 (IANS) Two Chandigarh policemen, deployed for security at the Taj Hotel where Chennai Super Kings (CSK) team was staying, have been suspended after they were found drunk ... Read more...

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Indian team almost went out to play on empty stomach against Pakistan


April 1st, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni revealed Friday that his players had almost missed their meal during Wednesday's semifinal against Pakistan in Mohali.Dhoni said that the staff ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani teams leave for Mumbai, Lahore (Lead)


March 31st, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 31 (IANS) The Indian and Pakistani cricket teams Thursday left this union territory, taking separate chartered planes to Mumbai and Lahore respectively.India defeated Pakistan in a high-voltage World ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan leave for Mumbai, Lahore


March 31st, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 31 (IANS) The Indian and Pakistani cricket teams left Chandigarh Thursday, taking separate chartered planes to Mumbai and Lahore respectively.India defeated Pakistan in a high-voltage World Cup semifinal ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan team arrives in Mumbai for World Cup final


March 30th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) Ringed by commandos and crack units of the Mumbai police, the Sri Lankan team arrived here Wednesday for the April 2 cricket World Cup final ... Read more...

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Pakistan PM Gilani in India for World Cup semifinal (Lead)


March 30th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 30 (IANS) Hoping to better ties between the two countries, Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani arrived here Wednesday to watch the high-voltage World Cup cricket semifinal ... Read more...

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Frenzy grips Chandigarh ahead of India-Pakistan match


March 29th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 29 (IANS) When Mohali was selected to host a World Cup semifinal, this city may not have bargained for the hysteria it would generate. Ahead of the ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Gilani to meet over dinner at Mohali (Lead)


March 29th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani will discuss bilateral issues over dinner at Mohali, where the two leaders will ... Read more...

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Details of Manmohan-Gilani meetings being worked out: official


March 28th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The final contours of the meetings between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani at Mohali, where the two leaders ... Read more...

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PM to stay at Punjab Raj Bhawan, Gilani at the Taj


March 28th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his wife Gursharan Kaur will stay overnight at Punjab Raj Bhawan here during their visit to watch the India-Pakistan World ... Read more...

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Hoax bomb calls over India-Pakistan match venue


March 27th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 27 (IANS) Officials at the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) stadium in neighbouring Mohali went through anxious moments Sunday after a caller repeatedly told the police that a bomb ... Read more...

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Yuvraj, Harbhajan meet families ahead of semifinal clash


March 27th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 27 (IANS) The World Cup semifinal between India and Pakistan here Wednesday has given an opportunity to local boys Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh to meet their ... Read more...

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Mohali match: Can Chandigarh’s infrastructre handle it?


March 27th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 27 (IANS) With the high-voltage India-Pakistan match turning into a tool for cricket diplomacy between the two nations and a galaxy of VVIPs descending to witness the ... Read more...

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India cricket team arrives Chandigarh


March 26th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 26 (IANS) Led by skipper M.S. Dhoni, the Indian cricket team arrived here Saturday amidst tight security for the World Cup semi-final clash against Pakistan at the ... Read more...

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Black Caps security chief knows when to expect danger


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar.23 (ANI): Regan Walters has protected movie stars, royalty and Bill Gates. And now, during the Cricket World Cup, he is protecting the Black Caps.He had been involved in firefights in ... Read more...

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Exotic India comes alive in Washington’s ‘Maximum India’ fest


February 26th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Now you can visit a street market in bustling Mumbai, a silk shop in Chennai or an airy palace in Rajasthan-all at once.You need only trek to the ... Read more...

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26/11 martyr’s uncle succumbs to self-immolation bid


February 5th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) K. Mohanan, the paternal uncle of 26/11 martyr Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan, succumbed to injuries sustained in a self-immolation bid, doctors said Saturday.Mohanan, who suffered 98 percent burn ... Read more...

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I have no complaints, says 26/11 martyr’s father (Lead)


February 4th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) A day after K. Mohanan, the uncle of Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan, set himself ablaze here citing official apathy towards victims of the Mumbai terror attack, the ... Read more...

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26/11 martyr’s uncle critical after attempted suicide


February 4th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) K. Mohanan, the paternal uncle of 26/11 martyr Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan, was in a critical state Friday after immolating himself Thursday evening, doctors said."He is still critical. ... Read more...

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26/11 martyr’s uncle attempts self-immolation outside parliament (Second Lead)


February 3rd, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) A 56-year-old man, identified as the paternal uncle of 26/11 martyr Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan, attempted self-immolation outside the Parliament House Thursday evening allegedly disturbed over the government's ... Read more...

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26/11 martyr’s uncle attempts self-immolation outside parliament (Lead)


February 3rd, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) A 35-year-old man, identified as the paternal uncle of 26/11 martyr Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan, attempted self-immolation outside the Parliament House Thursday evening allegedly disturbed over his nephew's ... Read more...

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Sarkozy pays tribute to 26/11 martyrs


December 7th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Dec 7 (ANI): French President Nicolas Sarkozy today paid tribute to victims of the 26/11 terror attacks and called upon Pakistani authorities to show that they are resolute in combating terrorism.Speaking ... Read more...

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Sarkozy to pay homage to 26/11 victims (Lead)


December 7th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy Tuesday arrived in India's financial capital on the final leg of his four-day visit to India.He will attend a commemorative function at ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena threatens to oppose Jaitapur n-project


December 6th, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) On the eve of French President Nicholas Sarkozy's visit, the Shiv Sena Sunday threatened to oppose the 9,900 MW Jaitapur nuclear project (JNPP), to be set up ... Read more...

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Slain commando’s father cycles to salute 26/11 martyrs


November 19th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Nov 19 (IANS) K. Unnikrishnan, father of commando Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan who was killed in the Mumbai terror attack, is on a month-long cycle journey that will end at the Gateway ... Read more...

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