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Olympics: Saina, Jai Bhagwan, Vijender add lustre to India’s campaign (Intro Roundup)


July 30th, 2012 - 2:03 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) India's star shuttler Saina Nehwal eased out her opening match rival and boxer Jai Bhagwan joined his more illustrious team mate Vijender Singh in the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Saina, Jai Bhagwan, Vijender add shine to India’s campaign (Roundup)


July 30th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) India's star shuttler Saina Nehwal eased out her opening match rival and boxer Jai Bhagwan joined his more illustrious team mate Vijender Singh in the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Indian rowers Sandeep-Manjeet in repechage (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Indian rowers Sandeep Kumar and Manjeet Singh finished fourth in the first heat of the men's lightweight double scull at the Eton Dorney but qualified for ... Read more...

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India dominate SAF Junior TT Championships


June 19th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 19 (IANS) India won six individual titles on the concluding day of the SAF Junior Table Tennis Championships to add to the four in the team event.India's domination ... Read more...

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U-21 women’s hockey: Germany win title, India finish third


November 12th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Germany defeated a spirited New Zealand 3-2 to win the four-nation women's under-21 hockey tournament while India rode on Anupa Barla's brace to beat Australia ... Read more...

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Poonam Rani to lead India’s challenge in U-21 hockey


November 2nd, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Poonam Rani will lead India's campaign in the four-nation junior women Lal Bahadur Shastri Tournament here Nov 8-12.The under-21 tournament will also feature Australia, Germany ... Read more...

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Guard murdered for not opening gate promptly


July 2nd, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Mohali, July 1 (IANS) A security guard, who failed to immediately open the entrance gate of a residential area here, was brutally murdered by an local resident and his friend ... Read more...

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Five-year-old kidnapped, sexually assaulted


March 13th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 13 (IANS) A five-year-old girl was kidnapped and sexually assaulted by an unknown assailant in Chandigarh, police said Sunday.According to the police, the victim was kidnapped from a ... Read more...

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22 Pak custom officials suspended over involvement in NATO containers scam


February 27th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 27(ANI): Pakistan's Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has suspended 22 custom officials for their alleged involvement in the ISAF, NATO containers scam.The action against the officials has been initiated in ... Read more...

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Double murder-accused US diplomat was on a ‘task’ in Pakistan


January 30th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 30(ANI): The US diplomat charged with double murder in Lahore has told the Pakistani investigators that he was on a 'task' assigned to him.On Thursday, three people were killed ... Read more...

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Diesel locomotive derails after ramming into freight train in Ambala


December 24th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
By Paramjeet Singh VirkHaryana, Dec.24 (ANI): A diesel locomotive derailed after it rammed into a Delhi-bound freight train at Ambala in Haryana on Friday morning.Besides the locomotive, many wagons of the freight ... Read more...

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Terrorist-turned-robber nabbed in Punjab


October 26th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Tarn Taran (Punjab), Oct 26 (IANS) A former Sikh terrorist who had turned robber was arrested from a village near this town, police said Tuesday.The former Khalistan Commando Force terrorist was identified ... Read more...

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Pak Interior Ministry denies Blackwater’s presence in country


October 19th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 19 (ANI): Pakistan's Interior Ministry has denied the presence of Blackwater, a US private security contractor, in the country.Additional Secretary in the Interior Ministry- Asif Nawaz Warriach- disclosed this while ... Read more...

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Gold medallist Paramjeet Samota’s family, relatives celebrate his victory at hometown


October 14th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by ANI
By Kanwarjeet Singh VirkDanaud (Haryana), Oct.14 (ANI): Relatives and friends of pugilist Paramjeet Samota, who won gold medal in the 91 kilograms category at the XIX Commonwealth Games-2010 in New Delhi, are ... Read more...

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Flood continues to wreck havoc in Karnal, Muzaffarnagar


August 27th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
By Sarfaraz Khan/ Kanwarjeet Singh VirkKarnal (Haryana)/ Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 27 (ANI): Waters of the swollen River Yamuna flowing through Haryana's Karnal district and the Rivers Ganga and Sonali in Uttar ... Read more...

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Deer Herd stranded in floods in Haryana


August 25th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
By Kanwarjeet Singh VirkKarnal, Aug 25 (ANI): A herd of 70 deer has been trapped by floodwaters in Haryana's Karnal District.The Deer are trapped on a small islet, surrounded by turbulent floodwaters."All ... Read more...

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Wheat grain worth millions perish due to official apathy in Haryana


July 22nd, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by ANI
By Kanwarjeet Singh VirkSirsa (Haryana), July 22 (ANI): Over 300,000 tonnes of wheat grain lying in various warehouses in Haryana's Sirsa district has either washed away or rotten due to administrative neglect ... Read more...

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Former Maharashtra top cop’s plea dismissed


July 16th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday dismissed a petition by Maharashtra's former director general of police S.S. Virk seeking enforcement of the court's guidelines providing for a fixed tenure ... Read more...

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PM Harper’s Kanishka crash apology stirs strong emotions among Indo-Canadians


June 24th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Surrey (British Columbia, Canada)/Toronto, June 24 (ANI): Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper's apology about the Air India disaster reverberated across the country, stirring strong emotions among a new generation of Indo-Canadians."It means ... Read more...

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Hollywood film on murdered Indian-origin girl


April 21st, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Vancouver, April 21 (IANS) Hollywood actress Reese Witherspoon will produce a film on the murder of Indo-Canadian girl Reena Virk who was beaten and then drowned in Victoria city near here ... Read more...

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A.N. Roy to be Maharashtra police chief again


January 22nd, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Maharashtra's Acting Director General of Police Anami Narayan Roy will take over as full fledged DGP, the state government announced Friday, a year after he was removed from ... Read more...

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AN Roy selected new Maharashtra police chief


January 22nd, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 22 (ANI): The Maharashtra Government on Friday appointed AN Roy, the Director General of Police (DGP) of Maharashtra (Anti-Corruption Bureau) as the new State police chief.SS Virk had retired as ... Read more...

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Anupam Kher signed for Mumbai Tiger


January 13th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Rajyog Films has signed Anupam Kher to play an important role in their maiden film production called Mumbai Tiger. The hard-hitting political film is directed by Raju Kokate.Sandeep Mehta and Ashok ... Read more...

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Government’s stand sought on former Maharashtra police chief’s plea


November 13th, 2009 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday sought the central government's stand on a lawsuit by former Maharashtra police chief S.S. Virk, who has challenged his retirement from the post ... Read more...

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Maharashtra top cop S.S. Virk retires


October 31st, 2009 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai Oct 31 (IANS) Maharashtra Director-General of Police (DGP) S.S. Virk retired from service here Saturday. Virk served as a DGP in two states -- Punjab and Maharashtra.Interacting with the media shortly before ... Read more...

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Elaborate security arrangements in place ahead of vote counting in Mumbai


October 21st, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Oct.21 (ANI): Ahead of the vote counting on Thursday, elaborate security arrangements have been made in Mumbai which underwent State Assembly polls in Maharashtra two weeks ago on Oct. 13.The ... Read more...

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Apex court notice to Maharashtra on police chief appointment


September 14th, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the Maharashtra government on a lawsuit challenging its appointment of S.S. Virk as the state police chief despite his ... Read more...

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Sikh faction takes over Haryana shrine managed by SGPC


September 13th, 2009 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kurukshetra (Haryana), Sep 13 (IANS) A faction of Sikh leaders took over a gurdwara in this Haryana town, which was controlled by Amritsar-based Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC). The faction leaders said ... Read more...

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Bad weather forces down Haryana chief minister’s chopper (Lead)


September 9th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), Sep 9 (IANS) A helicopter carrying Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda made an unscheduled landing here Wednesday due to bad weather ahead. District administration officials said that the helicopter carrying ... Read more...

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Haryana chief minister’s chopper makes unscheduled landing


September 9th, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), Sep 9 (IANS) A helicopter carrying Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda made an unscheduled landing here Wednesday due to bad weather ahead. District administration officials said that the helicopter carrying ... Read more...

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Marital strife? Blame your cell phone, say police


August 31st, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Shweta Srinivasan New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Guess who - or rather what - is playing villain in marriages nowadays? The mobile phone, says Delhi Police's Crimes Against Women (CAW) cell.The CAW ... Read more...

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Bank employees to strike work Aug 6-7


August 3rd, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Employees of state-run banks have decided to go ahead with their proposed strike Thursday and Friday following failure of talks with the government over hike in wages ... Read more...

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IB warns of terror strikes in Maharashtra


June 30th, 2009 - 11:33 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 30 (ANI): The Intelligence Bureau has warned the Maharashtra Police against possible terror strikes and advised to maintain high alert in the state.Director General of Police of Maharashtra S S ... Read more...

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Punjab to get new chief secretary, police chief


June 26th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 26 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Friday cleared the appointment of the state's Principal Secretary (Finance) Subodh C. Agrawal as the new chief secretary of the state. Agarwal, a ... Read more...

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“Sharmila-ji didn’t source her own sarees” - Costume designer, ‘Morning Walk’


June 22nd, 2009 - 10:05 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Recently there was a news piece making the rounds that for her upcoming film 'Morning Walk', Sharmila Tagore insisted on designing her own wardrobe. She did so in order to go ... Read more...

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