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Congress mulling naming Virbhadra Himachal unit chief


August 24th, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Congress' central leadership is contemplating appointing former chief minister Virbhadra Singh as new president of party's unit Himachal Pradesh to boost party's preparations for ... Read more...

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Children’s deaths: Bihar families yet to get compensation


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 2 (IANS) Families of hundreds of children who died of acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) in Bihar are yet to be paid compensation announced by the state government last ... Read more...

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Heading to Himachal hills this week? Think twice


June 18th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 18 (IANS) If you are planning a retreat this week to Himachal's cool hills to escape from the sizzling plains - think twice. There is a fair ... Read more...

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Naveen Patnaik to meet BJD leaders Friday (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 31 (IANS) Shortly after arriving from Britain, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said he will be meeting party leaders here Friday, amid reports of rebellion in the ruling ... Read more...

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US review process delayed decision on Hafeez Saeed


April 4th, 2012 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) The United States has attributed the inordinate delay in announcing a $10 million US bounty on Lashkar-i-Taiba chief Hafeez Saeed, alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai ... Read more...

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UP cabinet secretary seeks early exit, puts in papers


March 7th, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 7 (IANS) With the change of guard in Uttar Pradesh just a matter of time, state Cabinet Secretary Shashank Shekhar Singh, considered close to Chief Minister Mayawati, ... Read more...

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Castro meets experts to discuss threats to human species


February 12th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 12 (IANS/EFE) Former Cuban president Fidel Castro has met experts from 22 countries to discuss subjects related to dangers threatening the human species.The meeting was the 85-year-old Cuban ... Read more...

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Ruling BJP in trouble ahead of assembly polls (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


February 5th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 5 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh have warmed up to assembly election fever. Ahead of the house's tenure ending in December, a faction of the ruling BJP ... Read more...

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Plan panel’s poverty line not to impact socio-economic census


September 27th, 2011 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The ongoing enumeration for a socio-economic census in the country will not be affected by the poverty line cut-off spelled out by the Planning Commission, ... Read more...

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Millions of South African students greet Mandela on birthday


July 18th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, July 18 (IANS) Millions of South African schoolchildren greeted former president Nelson Mandela Monday by singing "Happy Birthday" as the nation marked his 93rd birth anniversary.Approximately 12 million students ... Read more...

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Making Singur land accord public will take time: Bengal minister


May 27th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) Shying away from its earlier promise to make public the 2007 agreement on the Tata Nano project in Singur, the West Bengal government Thursday said ... Read more...

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Sinha ends strike, Jharkhand to move court to stay demolitions (Lead)


April 19th, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 18 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha Monday called off his indefinite protest against the demolition drive across Jharkhand after the party-led state government ... Read more...

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Congress to establish broad-based alliance in Bengal (Lead)


November 27th, 2010 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 26 (IANS) In an apparent bid to pressurise ally Trinamool Congress, the West Bengal Pradesh Congress Friday announced that it was eyeing a broad-based alliance with secular parties to ... Read more...

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Will expose Goa minister, son involved in drug trade: BJP


June 20th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Goa unit chief Sunday hinted that during the forthcoming assembly session scheduled in July the party would expose the ruling party minister, ... Read more...

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Cyclone Phet brings rains to Gujarat


June 7th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 7 (IANS) Cyclone Phet, which spared Gujarat, has nevertheless brought rains across the state from Sunday night, officials said Monday. The cyclone, after weakening into a depression, ensured rains all along ... Read more...

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BJP withdraws support, Soren given week to prove majority (Roundup)


May 24th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 24 (IANS) Political uncertainty gripped Jharkhand once again after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), fed up with the flip-flops of Chief Minister Shibu Soren, withdrew support to his five-month-old ... Read more...

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BJP pulls plug, Soren gets a week to prove majority (Fourth Lead)


May 24th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 24 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu Soren, whose government was reduced to a minority Monday after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) formally withdrew support, has been asked by Governor ... Read more...

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BJP pulls plug, Jharkhand government in minority (Third Lead)


May 24th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi/New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday withdrew support to the five-month-old Shibu Soren-led government in Jharkhand, reducing it to a minority and plunging the state into ... Read more...

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BJP withdraws support, Jharkhand government in minority (Second Lead)


May 24th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday withdrew support to the five-month-old Shibu Soren-led government in Jharkhand, reducing it to a minority and plunging the state into political ... Read more...

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Jyoti Basu’s ’sradh’ rites performed (Lead)


January 28th, 2010 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 27 (IANS) The 'sradh' ceremony of Marxist patriach Jyoti Basu, a firm atheist who died Jan 17, was performed by his son Chandan in an all-religious ceremony here Wednesday. Sources ... Read more...

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Jyoti Basu’s 10th-day rites performed


January 28th, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 27 (IANS) The 10th-day rites of Marxist patriach Jyoti Basu, a firm atheist who died on Jan 17, were performed by his son Chandan ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu pollution board to speed up industrial clearances


December 4th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 4 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) will speed up the process of issuing permission letters to industries once its procedures are computerised in a month's time, state ... Read more...

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Chavez shot at golf ‘out of bounds’: US


August 13th, 2009 - 4:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (DPA) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was "out of bounds" by suggesting that golf was a bourgeois sport, the US State Department has said, defending the sport as a ... Read more...

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64 percent voting in West Bengal, two injured in mine blast (Roundup)


April 30th, 2009 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) The Left citadel of West Bengal registered a 64 percent voter turnout in 14 Lok Sabha constituencies by Thursday evening. But the largely peaceful poll was marred ... Read more...

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Dhaka to revert to 1973 act for `war criminals’ trial


March 26th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 26 (IANS) Bangladesh will revert to a 1973 act to resume trial against those who collaborated with the Pakistan government during the freedom movement and are referred to as ... Read more...

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Orissa announces poll schedule for urban local bodies


August 11th, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 11 (IANS) Orissa's election commission Monday announced that polls to 92 of the state's 103 urban local bodies would be held Sep 11. As per the notification issued by the ... Read more...

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EU agrees to lift ’symbolic’ sanctions on Cuba


June 20th, 2008 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
DPA Brussels, June 20 (DPA) European Union foreign ministers agreed late Thursday to lift sanctions on Cuba, diplomats said. The sanctions, imposed in 2003 but suspended in 2005, are largely symbolic. They include ... Read more...

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