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Fix criteria for PDS monitoring panels, SC tells centre (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday asked the government to spell out the criteria for the composition of vigilance panels to monitor the public distribution system (PDS) ... Read more...

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India, Qatar to hold talks: Oil, Taliban on agenda


April 4th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) India will seek to scale up its imports of oil and gas from Qatar when Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani holds talks ... Read more...

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Shirdi temple gets new trustees (Second Lead)


March 28th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shirdi (Maharashtra), March 28 (IANS) Moving swiftly to meet a court deadline, the Maharashtra government has appointed a new board of trustees for a trust that manages the reverred Shirdi ... Read more...

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Shirdi temple: new trustees appointed (Lead, changing dateline)


March 28th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shirdi (Maharashtra), March 28 (IANS) Moving swiftly to meet a court deadline, the Maharashtra government has appointed a new board of trustees for the Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust (SSST) to ... Read more...

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133 million have no access to optometrist


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) A total of 133 million Indians have no access to an optometrist to get eye examination and spectacles, Indian Optometry Federation president Rajesh Wadhwa said ... Read more...

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Investors eye Indian film industry with caution


March 14th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) The buoyant Indian film industry marred by multiple challenges, industry experts opined at a panel discussion at the 13th edition of the three-day global convention ... Read more...

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Man fired at after bid to snatch mother’s gold chain


November 4th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) A 35-year-old man was fired at and injured by two motorbike-borne chain snatchers when he chased them after they attempted to snatch his mother's gold ... Read more...

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Winds of change: girl adoption on the rise in India


September 18th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) There is a ray of sunshine in the dark gloom of female foeticide and communities still discriminating against the girl child in many parts of ... Read more...

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Court questions Delhi University on Ph.D. admission (Lead)


September 14th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the Delhi University to give details of the criteria it has set for pursuing Ph.D. if an applicant is ... Read more...

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More skeletons tumble out of Nepal’s casino industry


August 1st, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 1 (IANS) After intrigues, double-cross and illegal activities made Nepal's multi-billion rupee casino industry, the oldest in South Asia, a disreputable sector facing dissolution, a new skeleton has ... Read more...

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Indian casino king gets court reprieve in Nepal battle


July 5th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 5 (IANS) A chartered accountant from New Delhi, who after building a casino empire in Sri Lanka and then losing it seemed poised for a repeat history in ... Read more...

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Battle begins for Nepal’s casino kingdom


July 4th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 4 (IANS) A pushy businessman from New Delhi who became the owner of Nepal's controversial casino industry shrouded in allegations of money laundering, tax evasion and promoting crime ... Read more...

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Modi launches mega solar power project


June 10th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Khadoda (Gujarat), June 10 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Friday inaugurated the first phase of the 10 MW Azure solar power plant here, one of the largest such ... Read more...

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Kalmadi moves court for bail


May 6th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Suresh Kalmadi, former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief who is now lodged in Tihar Jail, Friday moved his bail application before a trial court.Special Judge ... Read more...

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Creating Chandragupta Maurya’s empire - in just 21 days (With Images)


April 27th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Vadodara (Gujarat), April 27 (IANS) He was one of ancient India's greatest kings who ruled for over 20 years, but all it took to recreate Chandragupta Maurya's magnificent empire, replete ... Read more...

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Kalmadi in CBI net for CWG graft (Intro Roundup)


April 25th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Suresh Kalmadi, the former chief of the 2010 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee, was arrested Monday by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for alleged ... Read more...

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Australia donates Rs 350,000 to Delhi NGO Maitri


April 21st, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr.21 (ANI): Australian High Commissioner Peter Varghese presented a cheque for 3.51 lakh rupees to New Delhi-based NGO Maitri.The money will be used to support Maitri's educational program where ... Read more...

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Indian painter to showcase work in Oman


April 4th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Muscat (Oman), April 4 (IANS) Noted Indian painter Murali Nagapuzha will exhibit his artworks at the Indian embassy in Muscat starting April 6.Titled "The Fiction of a Landscape", the painting ... Read more...

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Three held in Delhi for fraud


March 28th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Three people, including a former call centre employee, have been arrested here for duping over 35 people by promising to get them loans sanctioned from ... Read more...

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Court rejects bail for Sandeep Wadhwa in CWG case


March 25th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday rejected the bail plea of the director of the India operations of a Swiss company, Sandeep Wadhwa, arrested by the Central ... Read more...

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Sanjiv Wadhwa held in CWG overlays scam


March 7th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday arrested Sanjiv Wadhwa, director of Indian operations of a Switzerland-based company, in connection with the Commonwealth Games (CWG) ... Read more...

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Nepal’s beleaguered casino industry strikes back


March 7th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 7 (IANS) Facing a closure threat by the government, Nepal's beleaguered casino industry has struck back finally, asking the country's apex court for redress.Two star hotels sought the ... Read more...

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Fugitive Indian casino king seeks truce with Nepal


February 28th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 28 (IANS) A controversial Indian businessman who enjoyed monopoly over Nepal's multi-billion rupee casino industry but had to flee the country after growing disputes with the government has ... Read more...

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Indian embassy begins NRI registrations in Oman


February 24th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Muscat, Feb.24 (ANI): The Indian mission starts online registration of Non-Resident Indians in Oman today.India's Ambassador to Oman Anil Wadhwa said, "We are in the process of creating a database of all ... Read more...

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Nepal’s casinos get the axe


February 14th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 14 (IANS) After months of a grim battle between Nepal's communist-led government and the republic's casinos, where an Indian businessman held major stakes, the death knell finally sounded ... Read more...

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Azure Power plans Rs.150 crore solar plant in Meghalaya


February 12th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 12 (IANS) American solar power producer Azure Power Saturday announced plans for setting up of a 10 megawatt plant at an investment of Rs.150 crore in Meghalaya - a power ... Read more...

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Smriti makes cut in Thailand golf


February 10th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Feb 10 (IANS) India's leading woman golfer Smriti Mehra shot a second round 72 and at 146, was tied 25th after the second round of the Thailand Ladies Open Golf. Mehra ... Read more...

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Smriti Mehra takes lead in Hero Honda golf


February 2nd, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 2 (IANS) Smriti Mehra shot a round of 70 to take a three-shot lead after the first round of the ninth leg of Hero Honda Women's Professional Golf Tour here ... Read more...

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Smriti, Sharmila star draw in Hero Honda women’s golf


February 1st, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 1 (IANS) Smriti Mehra, India's leading women's professional player, and 19-year-old Sharmila Nicollet, the current leader on the Hero Honda Women's Professional Golf Tour, will be the star attractions in ... Read more...

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Tarun Tahiliani launches his watch collection


December 6th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Ace couturier Tarun Tahiliani Monday launched a collection of watches in collaboration with Timex Group.The exclusive collection of jewelled watches is inspired by Indian women, says Tahiliani ... Read more...

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Leslee Udwin plans triquel to ‘East is East’, ‘West is West’


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 23 (IANS) Leslee Udwin, British film producer of ‘East is East' and ‘West is West', might just prove poet Rudyard Kipling wrong.Leslee now plans to make ‘East is West', ... Read more...

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Nepal’s casino king cuts new deal


November 12th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 12 (IANS) When faced with great danger, the best-known gamblers of the world have been known to keep their cool, as well as their shirt on. Remember ... Read more...

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Big B gyming for ‘Power’ (Movie Snippets)


October 1st, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has hit the gym to prepare for his role in the new film "Power"."Finished gym ... need to get trim and fit ... Read more...

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CBI court convicts five in Meghalaya loan fraud


September 30th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 30 (IANS) A special CBI court in Meghalaya has convicted five people, including a top official of the Punjab National Bank (PNB), and sentenced them to two years' imprisonment in ... Read more...

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Compensation announced for injured in foot overbridge collapse


September 21st, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Delhi government announced a compensation package of Rs.1 lakh for those sustaining grievous injuries and Rs.50,000 for those with minor injuries in Tuesday's foot overbridge collapse ... Read more...

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