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Mamata’s intolerance thrusting celebrity status on commoners


September 19th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) One can call it Mamata Banerjee's Midas touch. The maverick West Bengal chief minister's intolerance is making heroes out of faceless people in the crowd.After a ... Read more...

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Hyderabad ‘hostage’ drama ends as suspended cop releases senior (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 13 (IANS) A four-hour-long 'hostage' drama ended here late Wednesday as a suspended head constable who had taken a senior police official hostage released him unharmed.Giriprasad Sharma, a ... Read more...

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Suspended cop takes senior ‘hostage’ in Hyderabad


September 12th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 12 (IANS) A suspended head constable took a senior police official 'hostage' here Wednesday, sending shock waves across the police establishment.Giriprasad Sharma, a suspended head constable with the ... Read more...

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`Pakistan, India yet to recover ground lost to Mumbai attack’


September 9th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) New Delhi and Islamabad have yet to recover the ground lost to the Mumbai attack, observed a leading daily Sunday, a day when Indian External ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

“Mamatadidi MBBS” tackles dengue (West Bengal newsletter)


September 8th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) As dengue cases get more widely reported across West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has earned a fresh nickname - "Mamatadidi MBBS". She has taken ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Attack on woman cop during Odisha rally triggers outrage


September 7th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 7 (IANS) The thrashing and near-molestation of a woman constable by a mob during an anti-government rally here Thursday has triggered outrage, with activists and police Friday demanding ... Read more...

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33 die as firecracker factory catches fire (Fourth Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) At least 33 people were killed when a powerful explosion Wednesday tore through one of the biggest fireworks factories in Tamil Nadu, triggering a major ... Read more...

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30 dead as flames engulf firecracker factory (Second Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) At least 30 people were killed and more than 50 injured Wednesday as flames engulfed a fireworks factory after an explosion in Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu, ... Read more...

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30 dead as flames engulf firecracker factory (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) At least 30 people were killed and more than 45 injured Wednesday when an explosion tore through a fireworks factory in Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu, triggering ... Read more...

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Trust says it respects Sai Baba’s will


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 3 (IANS) A day after the will of spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba surfaced, the trust managing his vast empire said it would respect its provisions and would ... Read more...

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Assamese, others continue to flee Maharashtra


August 17th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Panic stricken people hailing from Assam and other northeastern states continued to flee for home from various parts of Maharashtra for the third consecutive day Friday, ... Read more...

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Bangalore cops scotch rumours as northeast students flee


August 16th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 16 (IANS) Police Thursday scotched rumours that students from northeastern region living in the city would be attacked in retaliation for the ethnic violence in Assam, even ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Chavan, ministers visit ailing Deshmukh


August 8th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan along with Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and over half a dozen cabinet ministers Wednesday called on the ailing union Minister ... Read more...

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IAC distances itself from anti-media poster


July 30th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Activists of India Against Corruption, which is supporting Team Anna's ongoing hunger agitation in New Delhi, Monday distanced itself from an anti-media poster, terming it ... Read more...

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Charge Marxists ad tariff, Mamata tells electronic media


July 26th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) Mocking the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) of "using" the electronic media to "advertise" their standpoints, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday asked ... Read more...

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Mamata hints at ending Bengal alliance, Congress hits back (Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday indicated the end of her and Trinamool Congress's alliance with the Congress in the state, flatly asserting that ... Read more...

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Mamata indicates end of alliance with Congress in Bengal


July 21st, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) In a clear indication that the Trinamool Congress would not ally with the Congress in the coming panchayat polls in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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TV reality shows content causes concern in regulatory body


July 20th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Live insects being eaten to show courage, double-entendres and "jokes" demeaning to women, and children taking part in reality shows - these are among the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Putin’s limousine invites traffic complaint


July 17th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 17 (IANS)Vladimir Putin, who dashed through the empty streets of Moscow on his inauguration day as Russian president in a black limousine without a front license plate, has ... Read more...

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Students slam ‘unethical journalism’ over Assam molestation


July 14th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A group of students have slammed "unethical journalism" after some television channels showed the entire footage of a young woman being publicly stripped in Guwahati ... Read more...

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For TV, Balaji sends revised version of ‘The Dirty Picture’


July 11th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) The content of Viday Balan starrer "The Dirty Picture" has been revised to ensure it is suitable to be broadcast on television channels."A revised U/A has ... Read more...

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Mamata lashes out at spineless politicians, triggers debate (Lead)


July 8th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) The number of "so-called political leaders having no spines" is growing, a post on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Facebook profile said Saturday, triggering ... Read more...

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Andhra court asks CBI official to explain calls


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 2 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Monday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) joint director, heading the probe into the alleged illegal assets of YSR Congress ... Read more...

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Only ‘asexual’ songs from ‘Jism 2′ on TV: Pooja Bhatt


June 27th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Filmmaker Pooja Bhatt has chosen to promote "Jism 2" songs with adult content through internet, "a more than worthy competitor of TV", rather than showing them ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Will try to convince Paes if needed: Vardhan


June 20th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) India's young tennis player Vishnu Vardhan Wednesday said he would try to convince veteran Leander Paes to play alongside him at the London Olympics ... Read more...

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Ready to leave government if unwanted: Trinamool (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress Monday described as "untrue" reports that its central government ministers have handed over their resignation letters to party chief Mamata Banerjee, but ... Read more...

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In summer of peace, Pakistani designer wear wows Kashmir (Lead)(With Images)


June 12th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 12 (IANS) Name any internationally renowned Pakistani designer brand and you'll find it on the tastefully decorated shelves of the Tradition of Finesse exhibition that opened Tuesday to ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

After Japan, Bihar’s ‘Super 30′ now wows South Korea


June 11th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 11 (IANS) After impressing the Japanese, Bihar's 'Super 30', a free coaching centre which helps children from under-privileged backgrounds gain entry to the prestigious IITs, has now ... Read more...

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‘Nokia regaining lost ground in handset market’


June 7th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 7 (IANS) Finnish telecom giant Nokia is regaining its lost ground in the global handset market, thanks to a strategy it adopted in 2011, said an official here. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Antony triples service chiefs’ financial powers (With Image)


May 28th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) With criticism mounting over delays in defence acquisitions, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Monday hiked the financial powers of the three armed forces headquarters to ... Read more...

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Sony unveils smart phones for upward mobile


May 24th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 24 (IANS) Sony Mobile Communications of Japanese electronics major Sony Corporation Thursday unveiled a range of smart phones for the upward mobile with unique features to access a plethora ... Read more...

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Maoist leader warns Odisha of ‘consequences’


May 21st, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 21 (IANS) Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda has warned the Odisha government of consequences for not keeping promises made to secure the release of two Italians kidnapped by his ... Read more...

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Watch ‘Breaking News’ for Radhika-Ajay’s performance (Kannada Movie Review)


May 20th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Breaking News"; Cast: Ajay Rao, Radhika Pandit, Anant Nag, Rangayana Raghu, Sadhu Kokila, Sihi Kahi Chandru, Mandya Ramesh, Biraadar, Arun Sagar, Chidan and and others; Writer-Director: Nagathihalli Chandrashekhar; Producer: Raj ... Read more...

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Kill eloped daughter, suggests senior UP cop


May 9th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 9 (IANS) A senior Uttar Pradesh police officer was caught on camera telling an aged man in Saharanpur that he should either kill his daughter, who had eloped, ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Police officer gets bail in rape case


April 23rd, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Anil Mahabole, a Maharashtra Police officer accused of rape, Monday secured interim bail from the Bombay High Court, which observed that prima facie, a case of ... Read more...

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