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Santosh Hegde to guide Goa activists in mining scam


September 11th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 11 (IANS) Former Karnataka Lokayukta Santosh Hegde, who exposed the illegal mining scam in his state, will now give civil society activists in Goa tips to bring to ... Read more...

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Holi horror: Chemical dye kills teen, sends 235 to hospital (Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) A 13-year-old boy died and 235 people, mostly children, continued to be in hospital Friday after they mistook a chemical dye to be Holi colour, officials ... Read more...

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Teen dead, 200 still in hospital after ‘colour’ poisoning


March 9th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) A 13-year-old boy died and around 200 people, mostly children, continued to be in hospital following an allergic reaction from toxic colours on Holi, police here ... Read more...

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Dhulia’s next titled ‘Valmiki Ki Bandook’ (Movie Snippets)


December 13th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) After winning critical accolades for his production venture "Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster", Tigmanshu Dhulia is set to produce "Valmiki Ki Bandook", a satire on ... Read more...

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‘Sri Rama Rajyam’ a must watch (Telugu Movie Review)


November 20th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Sri Rama Rajyam"; Cast: Nandamuri Balakrishna, Nayantara, Akkineni Nageswar Rao, Srikanth, Brahmanandam, K.R. Vijay, Murali Mohan, Master Tanay Teja and Master Satvik. Producer: Yalamanchili Sai Baba; Director: Bapu; Dialogue Writer: ... Read more...

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Former MPs still occupy government houses


October 30th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Despite losing their entitlement, eight former MPs, including Jagdish Tytler and Ajay Singh Chautala, continue to occupy posh government accommodation, a Right to Information ... Read more...

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Systematic endeavour to defraud railways, observes court


September 17th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Dismissing a minor boy's fraudulent claim for compensation for injuries allegedly sustained after falling down from a train, the Delhi High Court ordered action against ... Read more...

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Dalits protest against Jan Lokpal bill


August 24th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Hundreds of Dalits Wednesday gathered at India Gate and marched towards Jantar Mantar to protest the Jan Lokpal bill proposed by activist Anna Hazare and ... Read more...

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No hue and cry where ‘Aarakshan’ was shot


August 12th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 12 (IANS) Prakash Jha's "Aarakshan" is being protested in several parts of the country, but in Madhya Pradesh where the film was shot, there is no hue ... Read more...

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Derogatory word to be removed from caste certificates


July 27th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Delhi government Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that it will withdraw the word "chura" from certificates issued to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.A ... Read more...

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Pune farmers protest to lift the ban on onion export


February 15th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Feb 15 (ANI): Hundreds of farmers of Maharashtra in western India, engaged in cultivating onions, gathered at Pune to stage a protest rally demanding withdrawal of ban on export of their ... Read more...

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Delhi welcomes high court’s stand against Blueline buses


November 1st, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday welcomed the Delhi High Court's refusal to stay a notification to phase out the capital's Blueline buses, notorious for their reckless drivers."The government ... Read more...

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Court backs government on phasing out Blueline buses


November 1st, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Delhi High Court Monday declined to restrain a government notification to phase out the capital's Blueline buses notorious for their reckless drivers.The direction was passed on a ... Read more...

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Court questions DDA on closure of sports complex for Games


September 10th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday questioned the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and Lieutenant Governor Tejendra Khanna over the Siri Fort Sports Complex being closed to its members ... Read more...

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Director Chellamuthu is hitting on Actress Meera Nandan.


September 9th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Malayalam actress Meera Nandan, who debuted in Mollywood with the 2008 Malayalam film "Mulla', has fallen in a rare scandal.There is a story doing the rounds that ... Read more...

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Plea on Siri Fort Sports Complex closure deferred


September 8th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday again refused to take up the plea against the Siri Fort Sports Complex being closed down to its members due to the ... Read more...

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Political VVIPs celebrate Raksha Bandhan with kids


August 24th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The president, the prime minister and top political leaders joined the Raksha Bandhan celebrations Tuesday as children, including differently abled children, tied rakhis on their wrists ... Read more...

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Punjab to move Supreme Court for quota


July 25th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 25 (IANS) The Punjab government Sunday announced it will file a petition in the Supreme Court for restoring the 12.5 percent reservation for the Valmiki and Mazhabi Sikh community ... Read more...

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Moily’s Ramayana weaves current realities into epic


July 1st, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Union Law and Justice Minister M. Veerappa Moily, also a Kannada scholar-poet-playwright, has woven burning contemporary realities into his modern re-telling of the 2,000-year-old Indian epic - ... Read more...

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Akhil’s ‘Karuppar Nagaram’ Takes Off


June 10th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Actor Akhil is in the seventh heaven! He is feeling great about being a part of the musical album shot for "Tamizh Semmozhi Maanadu'. Academy award ... Read more...

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Anand Sharma, Jethmalani file papers for Rajya Sabha poll


June 7th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 7 (IANS) Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma and noted lawyer Ram Jethmalani were among the six contestants who filed their nomination papers for the biennial Rajya Sabha election ... Read more...

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Dalits still fear returning home after arson attack


May 3rd, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), May 3 (IANS) Nearly 20 terrorised families are still camping outside Haryana's Mirchpur village after last month's arson attack on Dalit houses, in which two people were burnt alive. ... Read more...

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Quiet day in parliament as green tribunal bill debated (Parliament Roundup)


April 21st, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) It was a quiet day in parliament Wednesday as the Lok Sabha debated a bill to establish a green tribunal and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha adjourned after member’s death


April 21st, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned Wednesday following the death of its member Krishan Lal Valmiki of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). As soon as the house assembled, ... Read more...

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Larsen & Toubro gets court backing in highway project


March 28th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has restrained the road transport ministry from interfering in one of the first highway projects awarded on a build-operate-transfer basis to Larsen and ... Read more...

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Tiger dies in Bihar park


March 12th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 12 (IANS) A tiger was found dead in the Valmiki National Park, Bihar's only tiger reserve, an official said Friday, adding it could have been killed by poachers. Bihar's chief ... Read more...

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Mayawati blames central government for delay in tax case


September 18th, 2009 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Friday told the Delhi High Court that the central government was delaying the income tax case pending against her. Senior advocate Satich ... Read more...

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Court raps school for not letting student fill exam form


September 9th, 2009 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday pulled up a school that did not allow a student to apply for board exams as she was yet to pay pending ... Read more...

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Not bound to follow fee hike order, say air force schools


August 25th, 2009 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Two schools run by the Indian Air Force Benevolent Cultural and Educational Society told the Delhi High Court Tuesday that they are not bound to follow its ... Read more...

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Congress wins nine out of 17 seats in Assembly bye-polls


August 21st, 2009 - 9:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.21 (ANI): The Congress and its allies on Friday won nine of the 17 seats in assembly by-polls spread over five states.In Tamil Nadu, the win for the ... Read more...

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Congress headed for poor show in Karnataka bypolls


August 21st, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 21 (IANS) The Congress suffered a huge blow in Karnataka Friday with union Labour and Employment Minister Mallikarjun Kharge's son Priyank losing to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) ... Read more...

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High court seeks response from air force schools on fee hikes


August 7th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday sought from two schools run by the Indian Air Force Benevolent Cultural and Educational Society a response to a contention that the ... Read more...

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Tiger numbers drop in Bihar reserve, only 13 left


June 10th, 2009 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Patna, June 10 (IANS) Here is some bad news for wildlife lovers. Bihar's Valmiki National Park, the state's sole tiger reserve, has just 13 tigers left, down from the 56 big cats ... Read more...

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Voting underway peacefully in Bihar (Lead)


April 23rd, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 23 (IANS) Slow but peaceful voting was underway for the second phase of parliamentary elections in 13 of the 40 constituencies in Bihar Thursday. There are several heavyweights, including six ... Read more...

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No wildfire in Bihar tiger reserve, says official


February 18th, 2009 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Patna/New Delhi Feb 18 (IANS) A senior official of Bihar's forest department Wednesday refuted allegations that a wildfire had damaged portions of the core Project Tiger area in the state's Valmiki reserve, ... Read more...

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