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Bombay HC upholds ban on gutka, pan masala


September 17th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) In a major victory for the Maharashtra government, the Bombay High Court Saturday upheld its decision to ban tobacco flavoured gutka and pan masala in the ... Read more...

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Homeless couple return $10,000 found on Brazil street


July 10th, 2012 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 10 (IANS/EFE) A homeless couple turned over to police a bag containing about 20,000 reais ($10,000) that they found abandoned on a street in Brazil's ... Read more...

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Moscow ramps up security ahead of Putin inauguration


May 6th, 2012 - 7:08 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police have stepped up security across Moscow ahead of the inauguration of President Vladimir Putin May 7.Security was also in place for the opposition March ... Read more...

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Woman officer leads IAF contingent


January 26th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) History was made Thursday when Flight Lt Sneha Shekhawat, a woman Indian Air Force (IAF) officer, led a contingent of 144 airmen at the 63rd ... Read more...

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Stones pelted at Mirwaiz Umer in Sopore


December 16th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 16 (IANS) Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, chairman of the moderate Hurriyat group, was Friday attacked with stones by some assailants in north Kashmir's Sopore town, police sources said here.Mirwaiz ... Read more...

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Sikhs on warpath in Pilibhit after holy book desecrated


September 16th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) A state transport corporation bus was burnt and two others damaged as protests by the Sikh community in Uttar Pradesh's Pilibhit district to protest desecration ... Read more...

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Barcelona plans to increase Camp Nou capacity by 10,000


September 8th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 8 (IANS) Spanish and European Champions FC Barcelona are considering reforming their famous Camp Nou Stadium to increase its capacity and allow a further 10,000 football fans to ... Read more...

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MNS activists demand repairs to Mumbai’s new flyover


June 23rd, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Activists of the Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena Thursday demonstrated outside the office of Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) to protest shoddy work on ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s longest flyover opens to public


June 6th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) The city's longest flyover of 2.5 km was inaugurated by Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Monday.The flyover will enable motorists to cut short the travel time ... Read more...

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Gujarat dances in joy over Cup victory


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 3 (IANS) Gujarat exploded with joy in a burst of firecrackers lighting up the sky Saturday night as the winning run came up in far off Mumbai ... Read more...

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Stone-age era fertility artifact of ‘woman with spread legs’ found in Poland


February 5th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): A Stone-Age era artifact carved with multiple zigzags and what appears to be a woman with spread legs has been found in Poland.The discovery suggests that fertility rituals ... Read more...

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Army’s Dare Devils display spell-binding two-wheeler stunts


January 26th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Over 100 Indian Army signalmen displayed breathtaking daredevilry on their well-tuned motorcycles on the capital's main thoroughfare, raising the adrenaline flow of thousands watching the Republic Day ... Read more...

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‘Superstreet’ traffic design boosts travel time, safety


January 11th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): North Carolina State University researchers say that the so-called "superstreet" traffic design results in significantly faster travel times, and leads to a drastic reduction in automobile collisions and ... Read more...

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Prince Charles And The Queen Willing To Pay For The Next Royal Wedding


November 18th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 18, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): So Prince Williams and Kate Middleton make it official at long last. With the royal heir and his girlfriend of eight long years all ... Read more...

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Goa eyes Games visitors


October 5th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 5 (IANS) With tourists in the country for the Commonwealth Games (CWG), India's best known sun and sand destination Goa can't be far behind. The state is busy churning out ... Read more...

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Nun Killed In Getaway Car Driven By Robbers


June 24th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 24, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The New York Daily News reported an incident of a getaway car crashing into a crowd of people in New York City on ... Read more...

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Tagore plaques in China shine again thanks to Patil


June 3rd, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt Shanghai, June 3 (IANS) "The world talks to me with its pictures and I reply with the music from my soul." A plaque containing these immortal lines by Nobel ... Read more...

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‘Anti-sabotage checks not made outside Bangalore stadium’


April 21st, 2010 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 20 (IANS) Anti-sabotage checks were not conducted outside the M. Chinnaswamy cricket stadium where twin blasts occurred and two crude bombs were recovered last week-end, a top police official admitted ... Read more...

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Mayawati paints Lucknow blue for Ambedkar anniversary


April 13th, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 13 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has virtually got the city painted blue on the eve of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar's birth anniversary. Various memorials and monuments erected by Mayawati in ... Read more...

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India using navy to spread power, influence: Australian think tank


April 6th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 6 (IANS) India was making "great use" of its navy to spread power and influence in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR), said an Australian think-tank which observed that a new ... Read more...

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Thousands gather for Mayawati’s rally


March 15th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 15 (IANS) Tens of thousands of people from all over the country, including Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala, gathered here Monday for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's rally to mark ... Read more...

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Lucknow turns blue on eve of Mayawati’s rally


March 15th, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 14 (IANS) Blue -- the colour of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) -- dominated Lucknow city Sunday on the eve of the ruling party's rally to ... Read more...

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Two injured in Sopore clashes


March 12th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 12 (IANS) Two people were injured in clashes between stone-pelting protesters and security forces in Kashmir's Sopore town Friday after the visit of hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani. Geelani visited ... Read more...

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Dressing as a sailor, flying kites illegal under Britain’s oddest laws


January 25th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 25(ANI): A new report has found that there are a handful of strange offences, like walking home from a DIY shop with a ladder, dressing as a sailor or disturbing ... Read more...

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187,000 Facebookers oppose Islamist march through British town


January 4th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Jan 4 (IANS) More than 187,000 people joined a Facebook group Monday to oppose a planned Islamic march through a British town famous for honouring the war ... Read more...

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Five myths about Obama’s first year in office


December 24th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
It has been nearly a year since Barack Obama was (sort of) sworn in as the 44th president of the United States. So what can his first year in office tell ... Read more...

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No peace talks under handcuffs, says ULFA chairman Rajkhowa (Roundup)


December 5th, 2009 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Dec 5 (IANS) Arrested United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa Saturday said his outfit would not hold peace talks with the Indian government and ... Read more...

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Mayawati gets another jolt from court


September 20th, 2009 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 19 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Saturday gave yet another jolt to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati as it stayed the construction of a boundary ... Read more...

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When students thrash teachers and vandalise property


September 5th, 2009 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Sep 5 (IANS) As the country celebrates Teachers Day Saturday, there is a sense of gloom and despondency in Assam, due to incidents of students vandalising schools and ... Read more...

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Ashes of Sant Rama Nand Dass taken to Haridwar for immersion


June 7th, 2009 - 8:28 pm ICT by ANI
Haridwar, June 7 (ANI): Followers of the slain preacher of Dera Sachh Khand, Sant Rama Nand Dass are carrying his ashes to immerse in the holy Ganga.A convoy of vehicles commenced the ... Read more...

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Two remanded in custody for stealing Rs.2 mn from bank


March 15th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Tuticorin (Tamil Nadu), March 15 (IANS) A woman and a man were remanded in 14 days of judicial custody by a Tamil Nadu court for allegedly stealing Rs.2 million from a ... Read more...

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28 killed in motorbike suicide bombing in Iraq (Third Lead)


March 8th, 2009 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, March 8 (DPA) At least 28 people were killed and 54 others injured Sunday when a man driving a motorcycle detonated explosives strapped to his body outside a police recruitment centre ... Read more...

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Iraq police station attack kills at least 52 (Second Lead)


March 8th, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, March 8 (DPA) At least 52 people were killed and 35 others were injured Sunday when a man driving a motorcycle detonated explosives strapped to his body outside a police recruitment ... Read more...

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‘Khosla Ka Ghosla’ bungalow lands in property row


February 2nd, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) In a quirky turn of events, the very bungalow in Delhi where the hit Hindi film "Khosla Ka Ghosla", based on the capital's land mafia, was ... Read more...

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Jews, pagans and Christians may have lived and prayed together


August 12th, 2008 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 12 (ANI): The excavation of the ruins of a Roman temple from the second century CE in Israel, has suggested that Jews, pagans and Christians may have lived and ... Read more...

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