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Congress defends, opposition slams diesel price hike


September 13th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Congress Thursday defended the government's decision to hike the price of diesel by Rs.5 a litre, while the opposition parties including the BJP ... Read more...

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Guwahati molestation case: Prime accused gets bail


September 13th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 13 (IANS) The Gauhati High Court Thursday granted bail to Amarjyoti Kalita, the main accused in the GS Road molestation case here.The court directed Kalita to furnish two ... Read more...

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Minor tied to tree, tonsured for stealing Rs.30


September 10th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 10 (IANS) A 15-year-old boy was tied to a tree, thrashed and tonsured by a group of people in Odisha in full public view. His offence was that ... Read more...

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One killed as anti-Kudankulam protests turn violent (Third Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) The over a year-long protests against the Kudankulam nuclear project in Tamil Nadu turned violent Monday, leaving one agitator dead in police firing in Tuticorin district ... Read more...

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Kudankulam, villages tense after violent protest (Second Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) About eight villages near Kudankulam in Tirunelveli district are tense following a cane charge by police on hundreds of villagers, including women and children, who were ... Read more...

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Police crack down on Kudankulam protest, enter Idinthakarai village (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) Tamil Nadu police Monday resorted to a cane charge to disburse thousands of villagers, including women and children, staging protests on the beach at Kudankulam, behind ... Read more...

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Police crack down on protestors at Kudankulam


September 10th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) Tamil Nadu police Monday resorted to a cane charge to disburse thousands of villagers, including women and children, staging protests on the beach at Kudankulam, behind ... Read more...

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Advani slams PMO’s attempts to silence foreign scribe (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Monday attacked the Prime Minister's Office for what he called attempts to "crush" a foreign correspondent for ... Read more...

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Advani slams PMO’s attempts to silence foreign scribe


September 10th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Monday attacked the Prime Minister's Office for what he called attempts to "crush" a foreign correspondent for ... Read more...

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Swiss lab agrees to test Arafat’s remains for polonium


September 4th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ramalllah, Sep 4 (IANS) A Swiss scientific lab has agreed to exhume the body of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat for additional tests for possible polonium poisoning, a Palestinian official ... Read more...

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Wish movement had remained as it was, says Kiran Bedi


August 27th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Kiran Bedi, a key member of the disbanded Team Anna, Monday said she wished India Against Corruption (IAC) had remained "a national movement" and ... Read more...

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Government denies internet censorship, Modi joins protest


August 24th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Protest by social media users against the Indian government's move to block/disable 300 web pages, including some Twitter handles, continued Friday despite ministers denying ... Read more...

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Bengal ex-Lokayukta gets threat calls for criticising Mamata


August 17th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 17 (IANS) After he criticised West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her "corruption in judiciary" remarks, retired Calcutta High Court judge and former Lokayukta Samaresh Banerjee ... 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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Chinese students not keen on news shows


August 7th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) College students in China prefer watching variety shows on television rather than news programmes.A survey by the Shanghai Jiao Tong University of 300 students from 110 ... Read more...

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India in touch with US over gurudwara killing (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) India has termed as "shocking" and "deplorable" the shooting in a gurudwara in Wisconsin Sunday in which six people were killed and said it ... Read more...

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India in touch with US government over shooting


August 6th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Indian government Monday termed as "shocking" and "deplorable" the shooting incident in a Sikh gurdwara in Wisconsin in which a gunman shot dead six ... Read more...

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Odisha official arrested in US


July 26th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 26 (IANS) An official of the Odisha forest department who is on training in the US was taken into custody by police in Pennsylvania for allegedly wrongfully confining ... Read more...

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Rashtrapati Bhavan chefs to learn cooking fish Bengali style?


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Chefs in Rashtrapati Bhavan could undergo a crash course in preparing some Bengali delicacies like fish curries once Pranab Mukherjee moves in - if his ... Read more...

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Carlos Slim launches new TV channel on Internet


July 18th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 18 (IANS/EFE) Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim debuted Tuesday as owner and producer of the new online television channel Ora.tv, with the participation of his pal Larry King.The ... Read more...

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Over $600,000 stolen from bank on Greek island


July 17th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, July 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 500,000 euros (about $614,000) have been stolen from a bank on the small Greek island of Spetses, local Skai television channel reported.The incident occurred ... Read more...

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Pranab welcomes Trinamool decision


July 17th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) Within minutes of the Trinamool Congress Tuesday deciding to support his presidential bid, ruling United Progressive Alliance's (UPA) presidential nominee Pranab Mukherjee welcomed the announcement ... Read more...

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Gyanendra Shah wishes reinstatement as Nepal’s monarch


July 8th, 2012 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 8 (IANS) Nepal's deposed king Gyanendra Shah has said for the first time that he wants to return to the throne, Xinhua reported.In an interview, the ... Read more...

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Russia’s Kommersant ends TV channel


June 27th, 2012 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Kommersant publishing house has announced that it was getting rid of its television channel, that was launched in 2011, because of its financial underperformance."A ... Read more...

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Yuki, Vardhan ready for Olympics (Lead)


June 20th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Amid the raging controversy surrounding Indian tennis, young guns Yuki Bhambri and Vishnu Vardhan said they are ready to partner Leander Paes at the ... Read more...

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Grenade found outside Greek TV channel


June 17th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, June 17 (IANS) A hand grenade was found outside a private Greek television channel in Athens Sunday when citizens were voting in a crucial poll, media reports said.A guard ... Read more...

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Russian opposition to launch online TV channel


June 15th, 2012 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian opposition intends to set up an online television channel featuring political content as an alternative to the state-controlled channels.According to the Izvestia daily, ... Read more...

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Argentine rocker hospitalized


June 11th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, June 11 (IANS/EFE) Argentine rocker Charly Garcia was admitted early Sunday to a hospital in Cordoba, a city in central Argentina, after suffering health problems at a concert ... Read more...

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Fire at World Trade Center in New York


June 3rd, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 3 (IANS) A fire broke out at the One World Trade Center tower in New York Saturday but firefighters managed to put it out in about an ... Read more...

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Dehradun-Howrah Express derails in Uttar Pradesh


May 31st, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 31 (IANS) Five coaches of the Dehradun-Howrah Express derailed at Jaunpur in Uttar Pradesh, railway officials said here Thursday."Five coaches of the Dehradun-Howrah Express have derailed. We don't ... Read more...

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Australian IPL player arrested for molesting woman, claims innocence (Third Lead)


May 18th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The highly popular Indian Premier League (IPL) was hit by another controversy when Australian player Luke Pomersbach of the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) team ... Read more...

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IPL player in custody for molestation (Second Lead)


May 18th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) player Luke Pomersbach was arrested Friday for allegedly molesting an American woman in a five-star hotel in the capital and ... Read more...

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IPL player arrested for molesting American woman (Lead)


May 18th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) player Luke Pomersbach was arrested Friday for allegedly molesting an American woman in a five-star hotel in the capital and ... Read more...

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Denial of ads to Sakshi: Court suspends order


May 17th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Thursday suspended the government order which stopped official advertisements to Telugu daily and television channel Sakshi owned by YSR Congress party ... Read more...

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Not dating Vijayendra, CBI didn’t raid my house: Actress Haripriya


May 16th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 16 (IANS) Kannada actress Haripriya has denied reports that Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) sleuths raided her residence calling them "wild imagination of media". She also said that ... Read more...

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