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51 killed, 46 injured as bus falls into Himachal gorge (Fourth Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 11 (IANS) At least 51 people, including 18 women, were killed and 46 others injured Saturday when an overcrowded bus rolled into a 300-feet deep gorge in Chamba ... Read more...

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Artists condemn move to remove Gujarat riots video from China show


July 26th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) A section of artists and intellectuals Thursday expressed their shock over the government asking organisers of an exhibition in China to remove an artwork depicting ... Read more...

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Congress appoints Virbhadra campaign committee chief for Himachal elections


July 17th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Former union minister Virbhadra Singh, who resigned last month after corruption charges were framed against him by a court in Shimla, was Monday appointed ... Read more...

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Amrita Puri calls Abhishek real star of ‘Kai Po Che’


July 13th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Actress Amrita Puri, the only female actor in "Kai Po Che!", says that director Abhishek Kapoor is the USP of the film."Kai Po...", the ... Read more...

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Noida hotel faces action for land grab


June 7th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 7 (IANS) A police complaint was lodged Thursday against a luxury hotel in Noida following allegations of land grabbing and construction of the facility on a gram samaj ... Read more...

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Bollywood must treat women as heroes: ‘Kahaani’ writer Advaita Kala


April 26th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The film "Kahaani", for which she wrote the story, grossed Rs.54.55 crore. Advaita Kala, also considered a pioneer of India's chick lit genre, says women ... Read more...

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Himachal Congress legislators knock on Sonia’s door (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


April 22nd, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 22 (IANS) Not too sure of an anti-incumbency wave carrying them to victory in the upcoming Himachal Pradesh assembly elections, opposition Congress legislators have knocked on party ... Read more...

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Congress legislators want seniors to come together (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


April 8th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 8 (IANS) Young Congress legislators in Himachal Pradesh are leaving nothing to chance in the run up to the assembly polls later this year and trying to ... Read more...

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Glowing times for online jewellery retailers


April 6th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) There was a time when gold jewellery or diamonds and other precious stones were only bought from the trusted family jeweller. Now the trend is ... Read more...

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Stalemate continues in Himachal assembly


March 14th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 14 (IANS) The stalemate in the Himachal Pradesh assembly between the opposition Congress and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) continued for third day Wednesday, with the ... Read more...

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Polio endemic countries hopeful for eradicating virus


February 26th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) With India finally being taken off the list of polio endemic nations, the three countries - Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria, left in the endemic ... Read more...

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Andhra presents Rs.1.45 lakh crore budget (Lead)


February 17th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 17 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Finance Minister Anam Ramnarayan Reddy Friday presented a tax-free, revenue-surplus budget for 2012-13 with an overall expenditure of over Rs.1.45 lakh crore, an ... Read more...

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Andhra presents Rs.1.45 lakh crore budget


February 17th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 17 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Finance Minister Anam Ramnarayan Reddy Friday presented a tax-free, revenue-surplus budget for 2012-13 with an overall expenditure of over Rs.1.45 lakh crore.He told the ... Read more...

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Indian school teacher set for US space programme (With Images)


February 1st, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 1 (IANS) Over 1,100 students and teachers of the reputed Vidya Valley School here screamed with joy when Vandana Suryawanshi became the first foreign teacher to be ... Read more...

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National TT: Top seeds advance into second round


January 27th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 27 (IANS) All top men paddlers, including Sharath Kamal, won their first round matches at the 73rd Senior National Table Tennis Championships at the SAI sub-centre here.Though there ... Read more...

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Himachal winter session a drain on the exchequer


December 17th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 17 (IANS) The previous Congress government started the practice of annually holding the winter session of the state assembly at Dharamsala with the idea of taking the ... Read more...

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Himachal wants import duty on apples hiked


August 3rd, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 3 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Wednesday requested the central government to enhance import duty on apples and designate it a 'special product' to protect the domestic fruit industry.State ... Read more...

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Double for Ameya, Diljith in JK Tyre National Racing


July 17th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) In a dramatic turn of events, B. Bala Vijay, a biker turned car racer who gave a fine demonstration of defensive driving to hold off Diljith ... Read more...

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JK Tyre National Racing: Bala, Prakash, Ameya post wins


July 16th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 16 (IANS) Defending champion B. Bala Vijay of Moto-Rev India survived a strong challenge from Diljith Shaji (LCT Sigaram Sports) to win a thrilling and dramatic race in ... Read more...

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Hike duty on Chinese apple: Himachal Congress


June 26th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 26 (IANS) The Congress in Himachal Pradesh Sunday demanded a hike in import duty on apples to protect the domestic industry."The state is facing tough competition from China, ... Read more...

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Minor sodomised in Delhi


May 1st, 2011 - 3:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) A boy was reportedly sodomised by six people, including a minor, police said Saturday."The incident happened Wednesday when Sonu (name changed) was forcibly taken to ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama offers prayers for tsunami victims


March 12th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 12 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama Saturday offered prayers for those who lost their lives in the tsunami unleashed by the massive earthquake in Japan and ... Read more...

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CBSE board exams on; physics paper disappoints students (Lead)


March 1st, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) examinations started Tuesday on a disappointing note to many, with several class-12 students complaining that the physics paper was too ... Read more...

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Bihar legislator 1st Indian to hit Nepal headlines in 2011


January 2nd, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 2 (IANS) As Nepal kicked off its tourism year Saturday, along with 10 other foreign visitors, a legislator from Bihar became the first Indian to hit the ... Read more...

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Indian Army Chief VK Singh to be honoured in Nepal


December 21st, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Dec 21 (ANI): Indian Army Chief General VK Singh, who is in Kathmandu on a four-day official visit to Nepal, will be decorated with the honorary rank of General of the ... Read more...

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10 children hurt as tempo hits school van


November 22nd, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 22 (IANS) At least 10 school students were injured, three of them seriously, when the van they were travelling in overturned after being hit by a speeding tempo in Uttar ... Read more...

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Asian Games snooker: India women in quarter-finals


November 13th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 13 (IANS) India easily beat Singapore 3-0 to enter the quarter-finals of the women's 6-red snooker team event at the 16th Asian Games here Saturday.Vidya Vishwanathan Pillai comfortably beat Shu ... Read more...

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Stokes quits as HI president to ‘fulfill a commitment’


October 27th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) president Vidya Stokes, 83, resigned from her post Wednesday. There is some confusion why Stokes, who defied government's age guideline to become the HI ... Read more...

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Murdered girl student’s friends being questioned


September 20th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) A day after the gruesome murder of a girl student by her senior, Hyderabad police Monday were questioning two of their friends. Shekhar Goud, who killed engineering final year ... Read more...

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Manyata’s baby shower a star-studded affair (With Images)


September 15th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Actress Amisha Patel hosted a star-studded baby shower for her friend Manyata, wife of Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt, who is expecting twins. The celebration took place Tuesday ... Read more...

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Second oldest after Scotland Yard, forensic lab loses identity (With Image)


August 26th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Aug 26 (IANS) A British-era laboratory here has lost its pride of place as the world's second oldest forensic institution after Scotland Yard, with the central government deciding ... Read more...

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Over 600 killed this year in Himachal accidents


August 21st, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 21 (IANS) More than 600 people have been killed this year in various road accidents in Himachal Pradesh. Rash driving, overloading, untrained drivers and poor roads are among the factors ... Read more...

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Vindhya Tiwary To Play Lead Role In DJ’s Show


August 7th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): DJ's have at last finalised the lead star cast for their forthcoming show to be aired on Star Plus. The show would most probably be ... Read more...

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Stokes, Batra win election; government derecognises Hockey India (Roundup)


August 6th, 2010 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The sports ministry late Thursday de-recognised Hockey India (HI) hours after Vidya Stokes and Narinder Batra were elected its president and secretary general. The ministry's action comes ... Read more...

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Stokes ready to steer Indian hockey


August 5th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 5 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) president Vidya Stokes Thursday said she is prepared to bring back the old glory of the game. "It's an opportunity for me to bring hockey back ... Read more...

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