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Woman’s presence holds up temple treasure assessment


September 20th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 20 (IANS) The presence of a woman in a team appointed to take stock of the precious items in a vault of the famed Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple here ... Read more...

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Early Lok Sabha polls likely: Mulayam (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Lok Sabha elections could be held before 2014, Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav said Friday while declaring he would like to strike equations ... Read more...

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Third Front after Lok Sabha polls: Mulayam


September 13th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) A Third Front will be formed only after the Lok Sabha polls, Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav said here Thursday.A day after senior SP ... Read more...

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Former AIIMS director to shape Goa’s health policy


August 29th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 29 (IANS) As Goa drafts its health policy, a leading Delhi-based doctor and former director of the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Dr P.K. ... Read more...

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Green chilies, Mamata and the price war (West Bengal Newsletter)


July 7th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) While the green chilli is known for scalding the tongue, people in West Bengal and especially in this city have of late been feeling the ... Read more...

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Stocktaking of Kerala temple treasure begins


July 5th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 5 (IANS) Two committees appointed by the Supreme Court Thursday started taking stock and estimating the value of the jewels, gems and precious metals kept inside one of ... Read more...

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Karnataka crisis: nine ministers withdraw resignations (Second Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, July 2 (IANS) The political crisis in Karnataka was heading towards a solution, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Monday after nine ministers loyal to former chief ... Read more...

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Paraguayan president’s ouster is not coup: US


June 26th, 2012 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 26 (IANS) The US has not determined the ouster of Paraguay's President Fernando Lugo by impeachment as a coup in the South American nation but is closely following ... Read more...

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Chavan takes stock of Mantralaya fire


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, taking stock of the situation after a fire ravaged the state secretariat, Friday said all efforts will be made to normalise ... Read more...

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240 habitats in Kashmir got road-links in 2011-12


April 13th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 13 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir built 872 km of roads connecting 240 habitats during 2011-12 as against a target of 750 km, an official said Friday.Taking stock of ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi berates Krishna over Sri Lanka


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 22 (IANS) DMK president M. Karunanidhi Thursday accused External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna of not understanding a situation properly before speaking on the subject."Though Krishna is a ... Read more...

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Munda reaches out to people in Maoist areas


February 27th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 27 (IANS) Development must reach the remotest part of the state, Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda said Monday, a day after he began the fourth phase of ... Read more...

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Air India pilots call in sick, passengers stranded (Lead)


January 14th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) National carrier Air India's passengers were Saturday stranded at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport here as nearly 18 pilots called in sick, leading to ... Read more...

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Himachal in line for more snow (Lead)


January 10th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 10 (IANS) Days after moderate to heavy snowfall across the hills of Himachal Pradesh, the state saw a bright, sunny day Tuesday.State capital Shimla, which saw 0.8 cm ... Read more...

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Common man must not be troubled: Northern Command chief


September 26th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 26 (IANS) The Indian Army's Northern Command chief has asked the troops deployed along the Line of Control between India and Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir to ensure ... Read more...

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Quake hits Nepal’s mainstay tourism industry


September 21st, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 21 (IANS) Recovering from a decade of armed uprising and a massacre in the royal palace that wiped out the king, queen and nine more royals, Nepal's tourism ... Read more...

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India offers vast opportunities to US business: Envoy


September 17th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) India's Ambassador to the US, Nirupama Rao, has asked the US and Indian businesses to forge stronger ties taking a long term view of the vast ... Read more...

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Helpless about spending before poll dates announced: EC


August 24th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 23 (IANS) The Election Commission of India (ECI) Tuesday expressed helplessness at the rampant use of black money in the run up to the elections, before the polling ... Read more...

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Paid news phenomenon bothersome: Poll panel head


August 23rd, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 23 (IANS) The phenomenon of 'paid news' is bothersome and should be tackled at the earliest, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) S.Y. Quraishi said here Tuesday.Speaking to reporters after ... Read more...

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Only 2 NRI applications for voting so far: poll panel


August 23rd, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 23 (IANS) The Election Commission of India (ECI) has received only two applications from NRIs after they were allowed to register as voters in November 2010, a top ... Read more...

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UN to review peacekeeping, India presses for more funds


August 16th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) India, one of the largest contributors to UN peacekeeping operations, has pressed for more financing and greater innovation in deploying troops in the conflict zones ... Read more...

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24 commodities dearer in Pakistan in Ramzan’s first week


August 7th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 7 (IANS) The prices of 24 essential commodities have gone up across Pakistan in the first week of Ramzan, affecting the poor and middle-class people the most, a ... Read more...

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Stock-taking at Kerala’s famed temple chambers


June 27th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 27 (IANS) A seven-member Supreme Court-appointed team Monday began taking stock of the contents of four of the six chambers of the famed Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple situated in ... Read more...

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Damodar Valley Corp asked not to release water without warning


June 20th, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) The West Bengal government Sunday asked Damaodar Valley Corporation (DVC) not to release water in order to control the flood-like situation in the state.The decision ... Read more...

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Azad meets Karunanidhi; ties with DMK intact, says Congress (Lead)


May 24th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Congress said Tuesday that its ties with the DMK were intact despite the electoral loss in Tamil Nadu and the arrest of DMK ... Read more...

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Congress-DMK ties intact, says Azad


May 24th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad Tuesday said ties between his party and the DMK were intact despite the electoral loss in Tamil Nadu and ... Read more...

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India’s oil contracts will be honoured: South Sudan


April 28th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The newly-created north African country of South Sudan has assured India it be honouring all its contracts for stakes in oil wells with Indian entities ... Read more...

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Third phase of panchayat polls begins in Kashmir


April 21st, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Apr 21 (ANI): Polling was underway for the third phase of the multi-phased panchayat elections in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.Five blocks in the Kashmir Valley and five in the Jammu ... Read more...

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Panchayat polls began in Kashmir


April 13th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Apr 13 (ANI): Polling is underway for the first phase of the multi-phased panchayat elections in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.Eight blocks of the state include Kangan, Badgam, Qoimoh and Kupwara ... Read more...

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Kashmir panchayat polls begin Wednesday


April 13th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 12 (IANS) Panchayat elections are being held in Jammu and Kashmir after a gap of ten years, with the first phase of voting of the 16-phase elections in ... Read more...

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‘Lack of political will hampering implementation of RTE Act’


March 31st, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) A year after the implementation of the Right to Education (RTE) Act, the dream of universal education still remains a distant reality for many children ... Read more...

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Evan Longoria’s AK 47 stolen during a robbery


March 30th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port Charlotte, Mar 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There were some unusual items amongst the things stolen from Evan Longoria recently. Taking stock of what had been stolen revealed that an AK 47 rifle ... Read more...

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Japan disaster survivors ‘to suffer mentally in coming weeks’


March 13th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 13 (ANI): Medical experts have warned of the psychological aftershocks to be felt by many survivors of Japan's devastating earthquake and tsunami in the weeks to come.Dr Mutsuo Ikuhara, ... Read more...

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Indian insurers taking stock of Japanese tsunami


March 11th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 11 (IANS) Indian insurers - New India Assurance Company Ltd and General Insurance Corporation of India (GIC Re) - are taking stock of their risk exposure in Japan ... Read more...

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‘Paedophile’s pal’ Prince Andrew ‘won’t quit trade emissary role’


March 6th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 6 (ANI): Prince Andrew has reportedly promised not to quit his role as the UK's special representative for international trade and investment despite a week of damaging revelations concerning his ... Read more...

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