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Kerala CPI-M in tight spot over murder probe


September 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 9 (IANS) The decision arrived at the CPI-M politburo meeting in New Delhi Sunday that there was no need for a CBI probe into the murder of ... Read more...

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BJP in a fix, allies divided on presidential candidate


June 19th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) With contrasting stands among its allies on the presidential election, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) appears to be in a fix.Shiv Sena, a part ... Read more...

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Powell’s century leaves India A in a tight spot


June 18th, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 18 (IANS/CMC) India A will be hard put to save the third and final Test and the series after opener Kieran Powell's gritty century gave West ... Read more...

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CPI-M on back foot as Kerala assembly session starts Monday (Letter from Kerala)


June 10th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 10 (IANS) Following the murder of a former CPI-M leader and the widening rift within its ranks, the party, after a long time, would be seen on the ... Read more...

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Government begins efforts to reach consensus on Lokpal bill


May 10th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Willing to bring the Lokpal bill in the present session of parliament, senior ministers Thursday met Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley ... Read more...

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Bukhari, Azam Khan spew fire


April 7th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 7 (IANS) The verbal spat between Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan and Delhi's Jama Masjid Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari has put the Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh ... Read more...

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Hockey Olympic qualifier: Indian men close to reaching final; women in tight spot (Roundup)


February 23rd, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Indian men's hockey team brightened their chances of a place in the final of the 2012 London Olympic Qualifiers with a hard fought 3-2 ... Read more...

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All eyes on Muslim vote in Uttar Pradesh (UP Newsletter)


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 22 (IANS) In the absence of a wave and no issue that could have an emotional sway on voters, the Muslim vote seems to be the one ... Read more...

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Kareena will be a shocker in ‘Heroine’, says Bhandarkar


January 10th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) Filmmaker Madhur Bhndarkar asserts that Kareena Kapoor's performance in his latest project "Heroine" is not only fabulous, it will also be a shocker for her ... Read more...

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Ashwin puts India in sight of victory in Kotla Test


November 8th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Chasing a 276-run victory target, India still need 124 on the fourth day of the first cricket Test after debutant off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin (6/47) ... Read more...

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Save Punjab’s hosiery and textiles industry, says Badal


March 7th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 7 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Monday urged the central government to save the hosiery and textiles industry in the state, by introducing optional tax ... Read more...

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Unimpressive England manage six-wicket win over Netherlands (Lead)


February 23rd, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Feb 22 (IANS) Skipper Andrew Strauss scored a fine 88 as England survived a major scare to beat the Netherlands by six wickets with eight balls to spare in their opening ... Read more...

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DDA suspends officer for razing night shelters


December 16th, 2010 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Delhi Development Authority Wednesday suspended an executive engineer for non-compliance of directions regarding two night shelter which were razed.Executive Engineer Arif Ali was suspended for razing ... Read more...

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India face a rejuvenated New Zealand in second cricket Test


November 11th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 11 (IANS) India will face a rejuvenated New Zealand team on a fresh track that seems to hold ammunition for fast bowlers in the second cricket Test beginning Friday ... Read more...

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Australia’s Ashes mind games would end up wasted: Strauss


October 24th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 24(ANI): England captain Andrew Strauss has advised his Australian counterpart Ricky Ponting that their usual Ashes mind games would be futile this time around."I'm aware of all the stories that ... Read more...

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Jay Bhanushali Enters In Geet


October 15th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Jay Bhanushali, who is mostly seen as a cute and handsome guy in the television industry, is entering Star One’s popular show ‘Geet – Hui Sabse ... Read more...

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Lucknow’s civic body gnashes teeth against stray dogs


August 26th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 26 (IANS) Civic authorities in this Uttar Pradesh capital can do little but to gnash their teeth and grunt against the growing stray dogs menace in the city. They ... Read more...

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“I WANT MY FANS TO SHARE THEIR SPECIAL MOMENTS WITH ME ON MY PERSONAL WEBSITE” - PRIYANKA CHOPRA


August 17th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Priyanka Chopra, the hot, sensuous, gorgeous, pretty and most adventurous Bollywood Babe was in full form recently when she interacted with the print, electronic and ... Read more...

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BP ‘link’ puts CNN’s ‘Most Trusted Name in News’ tag under cloud


June 22nd, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 22 (ANI): Even as CNN prides itself as 'The Most Trusted Name in News' the network has reportedly retained two political analysts tied to BP, a move that could ... Read more...

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Immigration Stalemate Hangs Over Arizona’s Fate As Governor Holds Her Ground


June 8th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Even as the protest against the controversial immigration law in Arizona gains momentum with time, the governor of the state Jan Brewer refuses to budge from her stand on ... Read more...

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Ramesh writes to PM, Sonia to explain his position


May 10th, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) In a tight spot over his remarks in Beijing criticising the government's policy towards Chinese companies, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh has written to Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Movie Review: Road, Movie(2010)


March 8th, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 8 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Road, Movie: A boring journeyRating: 1.5 out of 5*Starring: Abhay Deol, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Mohammed Faizal and Satish KaushikDirector: Dev BenegalRoad, Movie is about the journey of Vishnu ... Read more...

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Dustin Hoffman forgot BAFTA speech due to stage fright


February 24th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): Dustin Hoffman's stage fright caught him in a tight spot once again - the actor forgot his speech as he was handing out a trophy at the recent ... Read more...

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Honda Recall Creates A Stir In The Auto Industry


January 31st, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Japanese Carmaker Honda is going to recall a huge number of cars worldwide and it involves some of its most popular models like Jazz and City. ... Read more...

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Focus on girl child lost with ad faux pas: Women activists


January 24th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) It's the national girl child day, but thanks to the women and child development ministry's faux pas issuing an advertisement in newspapers that features a former Pakistani ... Read more...

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Narain in tight situation


December 11th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Narain is in a tight spot. He started to shoot for Tamil film, "Pookadai Ravi' almost a year ago. He was only shooting for that film and didn't sign on any other ... Read more...

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Geet Sethi in quarterfinals of World Snooker


November 21st, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Hyderabad, Nov 21 (IANS) Indian cueists had a profitable outing with five players in the men's section and Geet Sethi (Masters) advancing in the ONGC-IBSF World Snooker championship here Saturday.It ... Read more...

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Bhullar shoots 69 at Macau Open


September 11th, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Macau, Sep 11 (IANS) Gaganjeet Bhullar shot a superb two-under 69 under windy conditions to move into the top-10 and put himself in the race at the $500,000 Macau Open here Friday. Bhullar, ... Read more...

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Family wants justice, insists MJ’s dad


September 1st, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 1 (ANI): Michael Jackson's father Joe in his first public statement after the singer's death was declared a homicide, has demanded justice.The senior Jackson's statement comes after the Los ... Read more...

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Opposition slams BSP for neglecting war hero Hamid’s family


August 31st, 2009 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 31 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) government is finding itself in a tight spot as its political opponents are sparing no effort to slam its failure to provide ... Read more...

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Kiwis want $750,000 from Pakistan to host Test series


August 17th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Aug 17 (IANS) New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has demanded $750,000 from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to host the three-match Test series in November.The series was supposed to be ... Read more...

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Deccan Chargers, Sussex Sharks in a tight spot over Dwayne Smith


August 17th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Edgbaston, Aug 17(ANI): Indian Premier League champion Deccan Chargers and England domestic Twenty20 winners Sussex Sharks are in a tight spot as they battle it out for West Indian all-rounder Dwayne Smith, ... Read more...

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Bhupathi, Knowles in Wimbledon quarters


June 30th, 2009 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Mark Knowles of Bahamas moved into the quarter-finals of the Wimbledon men's doubles with a 6-4, 5-7, 7-6 (3), 6-0 victory over India's ... Read more...

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Yuki, Vishnu in their first final on the circuit


April 24th, 2009 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Vishnu Vardhan rallied from the brink, saving four match points in the second set, to stun top seed Raven Klaasen and now plays Yuki Bhambri in the ... Read more...

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Gambhir and Laxman stars of drawn Napier Test (Round up)


March 30th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Napier, March 30 (IANS) India's world-class batting line-up revolved around Gautam Gambhir to extricate the side from a tight spot and draw the second cricket Test against New Zealand at ... Read more...

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