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Heavy rains disrupt rail, road traffic in Mumbai


August 27th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) After a long spell of scanty rains, the country's commercial capital woke up Monday to heavy rainfall which disrupted rail and road traffic. The weather office ... Read more...

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Chauhan, Jadav slam centuries


August 18th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) Centuries by Bhushan Chauhan of Saurashtra (111, 180b, 11x4, 1x6) and Kedar Jadav (103, 11x4, 2x6) of Maharashtra featured the opening day of the All India ... Read more...

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One killed in Maharashtra train accident, probe ordered


July 20th, 2012 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) A 65-year-old woman has been killed, while 14 others have been injured after the speeding Vidarbha Express rammed into 11 derailed coaches of a Mumbai suburban ... Read more...

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One killed, 20 injured in Thane train collision (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) At least one woman was killed and another 20 passengers injured when the Vidarbha Express rammed into four derailed coaches of a Mumbai suburban train in ... Read more...

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Vidarbha farmers’ group supports stir against toll collecion


June 17th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, June 17 (IANS) Farmers' advocacy organisation Vidarbha Jan Andolan Samiti (VJAS) Sunday lent its support to the ongoing protest against toll collection across the state led by ... Read more...

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Pawar again criticises Maharashtra governor


April 29th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), April 29 (IANS) Union Agricultural Minister Sharad Pawar Sunday renewed his criticism of Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan for not doing enough for the drought-prone areas in the ... Read more...

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Maharashtra cotton farmers oppose new tax


March 31st, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Akola (Maharashtra), March 31 (IANS) Cotton farmers and widows of debt-laden peasants went on a day's hunger strike Saturday in different Maharashtra towns to protest the new five percent purchase ... Read more...

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Change of pace and variation crucial in Twenty20: Umesh Yadav


March 27th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils' young fast bowler Umesh Yadav feels that variation and change of pace will be crucial in the Indian Premier League (IPL).Umesh, who was ... Read more...

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Vidarbha farmers, widows ‘mourn’ decade of BT cotton (With Image)


March 26th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, March 26 (IANS) Thousands of farmers and farm widows across Vidarbha Monday 'mourned' the tenth anniversary of the introduction of US-based GM Seed's revolutionary "BT Cotton" in India, an activist ... Read more...

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Bangladesh spoils Tendulkar’s 100th international ton (Roundup)


March 16th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 16 (IANS) India couldn't celebrate Sachin Tendulkar's landmark 100th international century as Bangladesh scripted a phenomenal five-wicket win over the World Champions in the fourth ODI ... Read more...

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Tendulkar strikes record 100th international century (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 16 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar struck his record 100th international century to guide India to 289 for five in 50 overs against Bangladesh in the fourth ODI ... Read more...

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Sachin’s 100 international hundreds


March 16th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Following is the list of 100 international centuries hit by Sachin Tendulkar. Tendulkar has 51 Test centuries.List of Test centuries: 1.119n.o. vs.England, Old Trafford Cricket Ground, Manchester, Aug 14, 1990 2.148n.o. vs. ... Read more...

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Parliamentary panel meets Vidarbha farmers


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, March 2 (IANS) Over 2,000 farmers and farm widows met with a parliamentary panel that visited the agrarian crisis-hit Vidarbha region and spoke about their problems. The panel promised ... Read more...

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Maharashtra gears up for civic polls


January 4th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 4 (IANS) Maharashtra Wednesday geared up for the crucial polls to 10 top civic corporations and 27 zilla parishads (district councils) across the state, in an exercise ... Read more...

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Ranji Trophy: Saurashtra well placed against Railways


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Saurashtra were well placed to win their Ranji Trophy Elite Division Group A match against hosts Railways as 18 more wickets tumbled on the second ... Read more...

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Farmer critical after attempting suicide at Chavan’s rally


December 4th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Amravati (Maharashtra), Dec 4 (IANS) In a major embarrassment for Maharashtra's ruling Democratic Front government, a debt-ridden farmer attempted suicide by consuming poison during an election rally of Chief ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh: joining the battle for the heartland of India (Comment)


November 19th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
The bugle has been sounded and the country is poised for another bruising round of elections which will make or mar the reputations of several parties and politicians.Some of the ... Read more...

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Cotton farmers’ stir continues in Maharashtra


November 17th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur/Amravati (Maharashtra), Nov 17 (IANS) Protesting cotton farmers demanding hike in the minimum support prices to Rs.6,000 per quintal Thursday continued with their agitation in parts of Vidharba in ... Read more...

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Second round of Ranji Trophy promises to be competitive


November 9th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) The second round of Ranji Trophy ties will begin Thursday and teams will be looking to come out of their comfort zones and score ... Read more...

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Prime minister condoles Sathe’s death


September 24th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday condoled the death of veteran Congress leader Vasant Sathe, saying he was "a socialist at heart" and a strong ... Read more...

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Sonia condoles Vasant Sathe’s death


September 24th, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi condoled the death of veteran party leader Vasant Sathe Friday. Sathe, 86, died of a heart attack at his Gurgaon residence ... Read more...

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From farm debts to KBC prize, a Vidarbha widow’s story


September 12th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Two years ago, her world collapsed when her husband of six years committed suicide. At 25, she was a widow, unable to bear the burden ... Read more...

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Buchi Babu cricket: Jadeja claims 8 as batsmen make merry


August 23rd, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 23 (IANS) Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja of Saurashtra, with a haul of eight wickets, stood up for the bowlers on a day that saw as many as five ... Read more...

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Buchi Babu Cricket: TNCA, Hyderabad post wins


August 21st, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 21 (IANS) While heavy overnight rains forced abandonment of six of the eight scheduled matches, Tamil Nadu and Hyderabad recorded outright victories in the Buchi Babu All-India cricket ... Read more...

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Buchi Babu cricket: Karnataka, Baroda make merry


August 20th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 20 (IANS) It rained runs in the All-India Buchi Babu cricket tournament here Saturday as majority of the bowlers toiled for meagre returns with Baroda and Karnataka ... Read more...

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Buchi Babu: Doshi, Harpreet among wickets


August 18th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) Left-arm spinner Nayan Doshi (5 for 83) of Saurashtra and seamer Harpreet Singh (6 for 91) of Mumbai carried their teams to victories in the Buchi ... Read more...

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Monsoon set to hit Maharashtra in next two days


June 7th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) Signalling the onset of monsoon over Maharashtra, the weather bureau Tuesday warned of heavy rains in the coastal Konkan belt of the state in the next ... Read more...

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Maharashtra cotton farmers to meet Sonia on export ban


May 15th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur (Maharashtra), May 15 (IANS) A delegation of cotton farmers and farmers' widows from Maharashtra will meet United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chief Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi May 20, ... Read more...

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Cotton farmers demand lifting ban on exports


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:14 am ICT by IANS
Nagpur (Maharashtra), May 1 (IANS) Over 300 cotton farmers went on a day-long hunger strike here Sunday demanding the lifting of the ban on cotton exports, an official said.Kishore Tiwari, ... Read more...

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Joy over Hazare’s victory in Maharashtra


April 9th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Joy and jubilation erupted in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra Saturday as social crusader Anna Hazare ended his fast after the government agreed to the ... Read more...

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Hazare supporters stopped from march in Mumbai


April 7th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) A march to the Gateway of India by supporters of social activist Anna Hazare, who is on an indefinite fast for a stronger anti-corruption Lokpal bill, ... Read more...

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Hazare fast doesn’t scare centre, public anger does: Thackeray


April 7th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Thursday said that the central government is "not scared" of the ongoing protest by veteran Gandhian Anna Hazare, but is ... Read more...

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Students in Maharashtra join Hazare’s crusade


April 7th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Nearly a hundred people, including over 40 students, joined the relay fast across Maharashtra Thursday in support of social activist Anna Hazare's anti-corruption campaign."There are 45 ... Read more...

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Maharashtra proposes interest-free crop loans


March 23rd, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) Maharashtra farmers will get crop loans without interest and at subsidised interest, state Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, who also holds the finance ministry portfolio, proposed ... Read more...

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South Africa beat India by three wickets


March 13th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Nagpur, March 12 (IANS) South Africa defeated India by three wickets in a World Cup Group B match at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium here Saturday.Jacques Kallis top-scored with ... Read more...

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