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Rajapaksa visit: Vaiko, supporters detained


September 21st, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Sep 21 (IANS) MDMK leader Vaiko and his around 700 supporters, who were protesting Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa's visit to Madhya Pradesh, were Friday detained in Chhindwara district ... Read more...

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Traders down shutters in Maharashtra


September 20th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The trading community downed shutters of shops and commercial establishments Thursday, but Mumbai suburban trains, BEST buses, public transport and flights operated normally during the opposition-sponsored ... Read more...

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Ganesh festival begins in Mumbai (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Mumbai welcomed its favourite god elephant-headed Lord Ganesh as the 10-day Ganpati festival began here Wednesday amid tight security.The 'aarti' and 'sthapan puja' (devotional worship) were ... Read more...

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Mumbai celebrates Ganesh festival


September 19th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Mumbai Wednesday welcomed its favourite elephant-headed Lord Ganesh as the 10-day Ganpati festival began here amid tight security.The 'aarti' and 'sthapan puja' (devotional worship) were held ... Read more...

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Krishna arrives in Lahore


September 9th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Sep 9 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna, who is on a three-day visit to Pakistan, arrived here Sunday amid tight security.Krishna is scheduled to meet Punjab Chief ... Read more...

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Six die in Kabul blast


September 8th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 8 (IANS) Six people were killed Saturday in a massive blast in the Afghan capital Kabul, an eyewitness said."I saw some six bodies on the ground, mostly civilians, ... Read more...

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FIFA gives India checklist for hosting U-17 World Cup


September 7th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke Friday gave India a checklist to abide by if the country is to host the Under-17 World Cup.Valcke's pre-requisites include ... Read more...

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Stable Pakistan in everyone’s interest: Krishna (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) India wants to see a "stable" Pakistan that "would be in the best interest of everyone", Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Friday after arriving ... Read more...

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Pakistan SC orders PM to appear again Sep 18 (Second Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday ordered Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf, facing a show-cause notice for failing to implement a Supreme Court order, to appear before ... Read more...

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Mexican president says he received death threat


August 21st, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 21 (IANS/EFE) President Felipe Calderon said over the weekend that a threat was made against the presidential aircraft early in his term and he took it so ... Read more...

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Eid celebrated with prayers for peace, feasting (Roundup)


August 20th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) With feasts, warm "Eid Mubarak" greetings, and prayers for peace Muslims across the country celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr Monday, marking the end of the holy month of ... Read more...

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Eid celebrated in Karnataka amid tight security


August 20th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 20 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims Monday celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr across Karnataka with gaiety and religious fervour amid tight security in Bangalore and other cities."Eid is being celebrated across the ... Read more...

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Bangalore set for peaceful Eid amid tight security


August 19th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 19 (IANS) Bangalore is set to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr festival in peace Monday marking the end of the month-long Ramadan fast by Muslims amid tight security, as the city ... Read more...

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I-Day celebrated amid security in Jharkhand


August 15th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 15 (IANS) The Independence Day was celebrated in Jharkhand with fanfare and amid tight security arrangements Wednesday.Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda hoisted the tricolour at Morabadi Ground in ... Read more...

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GNLA chief sent to 15 days police custody


August 12th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 12 (IANS) A court in Meghalaya Sunday remanded Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) chief Champion R. Sangma to 15 days' police custody.Sangma pleaded before the first class judicial ... Read more...

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Bradley Wiggins’ training kit stolen from Surrey hotel


August 1st, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Surrey, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bradley Wiggins experienced a nostalgic experience when his training kit was stolen just before he participated in the 2012 London Olympics. His kit was stolen in the ... Read more...

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Abu Jundal sent to police custody till July 31 (Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) A Mumbai court Saturday sent Abu Jundal, a key suspect in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack case, to police custody till July 31, said an official.Jundal ... Read more...

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Abu Jundal shunted to police custody till July 31


July 21st, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) A Mumbai court Saturday sent key suspect in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks case Abu Jundal to police custody till July 31, according to an official.Jundal, ... Read more...

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Presidential poll conclude in Uttar Pradesh


July 19th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 19 (IANS) As many as 401 of the 403 legislators of the Uttar Pradesh assembly cast their votes here in the presidential poll Thursday, and the other two ... Read more...

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Jagan leaves jail to vote in presidential poll (Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 19 (IANS) Jailed YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy and former Andhra Pradesh minister Mopidevi Venkatramna Thursday cast their votes in the presidential election.Jagan, as the ... Read more...

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Over 65 percent polling in Punjab bypoll (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 11 (IANS) Over 65 percent of the 1.67 lakh voters cast their ballot Wednesday in the by-election from the Dasuya assembly constituency in Punjab, in which the ... Read more...

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Over 65 percent voting in Punjab bypoll


July 11th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 11 (IANS) Over 65 percent of the 1.67 lakh voters cast their ballot Wednesday in the by-election from the Dasuya assembly constituency in Punjab, in which the ... Read more...

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Murderous attack on senior UP official at his office


July 6th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 6 (IANS) A senior Uttar Pradesh government official was attacked and seriously injured Friday at his office in Gorakhpur, police said.The attack took place amidst tight security at ... Read more...

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YSRCP sweeps Andhra by-polls, bags one Lok Sabha, 15 assembly seats (Fourth Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) In a major setback to the ruling Congress party and main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in Andhra Pradesh, the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) Friday ... Read more...

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YSR Congress Party wins Nellore Lok Sabha, 14 assembly seats (Third Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) The YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) bagged the Nellore Lok Sabha and 14 assembly seats in Andhra Pradesh, after results of the state by-polls were declared ... Read more...

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YSR Congress Party bags 8 assembly seats, leading in 7 (Second Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) Riding on the sympathy wave in the wake of its leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's arrest, the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) has bagged eight assembly seats ... Read more...

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YSR Congress leads the Andhra by-elections


June 15th, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's YSR Congress Party (YSRCP), led by jailed legislator Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, Friday established early leads in the Nellore Lok Sabha and in 13 ... Read more...

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80 percent turnout in Andhra by-polls (Night Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 12 (IANS) An average of 80 percent voters cast their ballots Tuesday in by-elections held amid tight security in the Nellore Lok Sabha and 18 assembly constituencies ... Read more...

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Heavy, peaceful turnout in Andhra by-polls (Third Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 12 (IANS) About 65 to 70 percent voters cast their ballots Tuesday in by-elections held amid tight security in the Nellore Lok Sabha and 18 assembly constituencies ... Read more...

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About 50 percent polling in Andhra by-polls (Second Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 12 (IANS) About 50 percent balloting was recorded by Tuesday afternoon in the by-elections held amid tight security to the Nellore Lok Sabha and 18 assembly ... Read more...

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Voting on amid tight security in Andhra by-polls (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 12 (IANS) Voting was going on Tuesday amid tight security for by-elections in the Nellore Lok Sabha and 18 assembly constituencies in Andhra Pradesh, officials said.About 10 ... Read more...

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Jharkhand by-poll Tuesday amid tight security


June 11th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 11 (IANS) The Hatia constituency by-poll to the Jharkhand assembly will take place amid tight security arrangements Tuesday, an official said here Monday."All necessary arrangements have been made ... Read more...

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Over 30 per cent polling in Punjab municipal poll


June 10th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 10 (IANS) An estimated 30-35 percent voter turnout was recorded in the municipal elections in Punjab Sunday till 2 p.m., officials said here. The ruling SAD-BJP combine ... Read more...

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CBI questions Jagan for second day (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 4 (IANS) For the second consecutive day Monday, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) questioned jailed YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy for alleged corruption.The CBI, given ... Read more...

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Jagan sent to jail for 14 days (Lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 28 (IANS) A special court Monday remanded YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy to judicial custody for 14 days in a disproportionate assets case.The CBI court ... Read more...

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