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Chhattisgarh cop killed in bomb blast


May 22nd, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bijapur (Chhattisgarh), May 22 (IANS) A jawan of the Chhattisgarh Police was killed while his colleague sustained serious injury Tuesday when they stepped on a pressure bomb planted by outlawed ... Read more...

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Indian IT experts devise technique to fight deadly bots


May 17th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Indian computer experts have devised a technique to smoke out bots and deter their malicious programmers from taking over your desk computer or laptop, stealing ... Read more...

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Dharamsala plans ‘home stay’ for IPL fans


May 16th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 16 (IANS) With fewer hotel rooms to accommodate thousands of Indian Premier League (IPL) fans, Himachalis will play good hosts by throwing open their doors for visitors for ... Read more...

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Virbhadra, Anand Sharma in Congress’ Himachal strategy panel


May 7th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Senior leaders including union ministers Virbhadra Singh and Anand Sharma have been included in the Congress' newly-constituted strategy committee for Himachal Pradesh, the party ... Read more...

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Mhamal takes chess lead


May 1st, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore, May 1 (IANS) Second seeded Anurag Mhamal, sponsored by Dempo, kept his lead with a quick draw with Akash Thakur in the seventh round of the first UKCA ... Read more...

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Akash among leaders in All India Open chess


April 29th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore, April 29 (IANS) Top seed Akash Thakur of Railways defeated Andhra Pradesh's C.H.Meghana to shared the lead with 3.0 points after the third round of the 1st UKCA Cup ... Read more...

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Himachal Congress tries to put house in order (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


April 28th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 28 (IANS) As Himachal Pradesh goes to the polls for its 68 assembly seats later this year, the faction-ridden opposition Congress has begun an exercise to put ... Read more...

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Patil to visit South Africa, Seychelles


April 27th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Amid China's increased forays in Africa, President Pratibha Patil heads Monday on an eight-day trip to Seychelles and South Africa which is expected to ... Read more...

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Public suit against cricket board on award recommendations


April 24th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 24 (IANS) A public suit was filed Tuesday before the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court asking how the Indian cricket board board could nominate players for ... Read more...

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Kiran Bedi supports new crime show (With Images)


April 24th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Crime shows like "CID" and "Crime Patrol" have caught the fancy of the audience for years, and the latest to join the list is "Savdhan ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Court rejects bail plea of 9 accused


April 21st, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Saturday rejected the bail applications of all nine accused in the Adarsh housing scam arrested in March and ... Read more...

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Court issues notices on release of Maoists for Hikaka


April 19th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Supreme court Thursday asked the central and Odisha governments to respond to a petition that sought to block release of 29 Maoists on bail ... Read more...

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Apex court to hear plea on abducted Odisha legislator (Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court will Thursday hear a plea seeking restraint on the Odisha government from freeing 29 imprisoned suspected Maoists and their sympathisers in exchange ... Read more...

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Apex court to hear plea on abducted Odisha legislator


April 18th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court will Thursday hear a plea seeking restraint on the Odisha government from freeing 29 imprisoned suspected Maoists and their sympathisers in exchange ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Two sent to CBI custody till April 30


April 17th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) A special court here Tuesday remanded two former Maharashtra bureaucrats to CBI custody till April 30 in the Adarsh housing scam, an official said.The Central Bureau ... Read more...

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Lalu slams Nitish for ‘bowing’ before Raj Thackeray


April 16th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 16 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Monday lashed out at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for "bowing" before Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray ... Read more...

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Annandale ground: Army, Himachal head for confrontation (Lead)


April 15th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 15 (IANS) The Indian Army and the Himachal Pradesh government appear to be heading for a confrontation over the strategically important Annandale ground here, which has been ... Read more...

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Annandale ground: Army, Himachal head for confrontation


April 15th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 15 (IANS) The Indian Army and the Himachal Pradesh government appear to be heading for a confrontation over the strategically important Annandale ground, which has been in ... Read more...

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Akhilesh Yadav files nomination for legislative council


April 12th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 12 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Thursday filed his nomination papers for the state legislative council. Yadav, a member of parliament, needs to get elected ... Read more...

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‘Punish Thane man for illegally possessing snakes’


April 11th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, April 11 (IANS) An animal protection group Wednesday demanded action against a snake rescuer and trainer in Maharashtra's Thane district for what it called illegal possession of reptiles, one ... Read more...

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Court bans reports on army movement episode near Delhi (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 10 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court Tuesday restrained the electronic and print media from publishing and broadcasting any news reports on the movement of two army units towards ... Read more...

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Announce chief minister candidates early: Virbhadra


April 10th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 10 (IANS) Union Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises and Himachal Pradesh Congress leader Virbhadra Singh Tuesday asked the party high command to declare the chief ministerial ... Read more...

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Shocking facts made Varun accept ‘Phir Subah Hogi’


April 10th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Television actor Varun Badola, who is returning to the small screen after two years, this time as a Thakur, says he was shocked to ... Read more...

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Indian, British MPs to play T20 match


April 9th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 9 (IANS) Ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2012 matches at the picturesque stadium here, the venue is all set to host a friendly match between Indian ... Read more...

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Sedentary lifestyles affecting health of India’s elderly (April 7 is World Health Day)


April 6th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) As WHO focusses on healthy ageing as its theme for the World Health Day Saturday, experts say sedentary lifestyles and growing psycho-social factors are affecting ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Bail plea of seven accused rejected (Second Lead)


April 4th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court here Wednesday rejected the bail applications of seven people arrested last month in connection with the Adarsh Housing ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Two bureaucrats remanded to CBI custody (Lead)


April 4th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) A special court Wednesday remanded two Maharashtra bureaucrats to CBI custody till April 12 in the Adarsh Housing Society scam, an official said.Former municipal commissioner Jairaj ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Two more arrested, judicial custody for seven accused (Lead)


April 3rd, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday arrested two senior Maharashtra bureaucrats for their alleged involvement in the Adarsh housing scam, while a special court sent ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Two detained for interrogation


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday detained two senior Maharashtra bureaucrats for questioning in the Adarsh housing society scam, an official said."(Former municipal commissioner) Jairaj ... Read more...

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Six of family killed in Himachal accident


April 1st, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 1 (IANS) Six members of a family, including two women, were killed when their vehicle skidded off the road and fell into a 200-metre deep gorge in Himachal ... Read more...

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Hira new Himachal chief secretary


March 31st, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 31 (IANS) Harinder Hira, a 1976-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, will be the new chief secretary of Himachal Pradesh, replacing Rajwant Sandhu, who retired Saturday. She is ... Read more...

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Apex court dismisses plea to stay Rajoana’s death sentence (Lead)


March 30th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday dismissed a petition seeking stay of the death sentence awarded to Balwant Singh Rajoana, convicted in the 1995 assassination of then ... Read more...

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Apex court dismisses plea to stay Rajoana’s death sentence


March 30th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday dismissed a petition seeking stay of the death sentence awarded to Balwant Singh Rajoana, convicted for the 1995 assassination of then ... Read more...

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Court takes cognisance of Tejinder Singh’s defamation case (Lead)


March 29th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday took cognisance of a defamation case filed by Lt. Gen. (retd) Tejinder Singh against army chief Gen V.K. Singh, who has ... Read more...

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Meerut man wins Rs.5 mn on ‘Sach Ka Saamna’ (With Images)


March 28th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Raj Thakur from Meerut won Rs.5 million on "Sach Ka Saamna", the first contestant to do so on the controversial show.A fitness trainer and an ... Read more...

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