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NHRC notice on school turning away gangrape victim


September 13th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Thursday sought a response from the Uttar Pradesh government over a Dalit girl being allegedly denied admission in school ... Read more...

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Bus strike hits life in Karnataka


September 13th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 13 (IANS) Millions of commuters were stranded at bus stands and railway stations across Karnataka as the state road transport employees struck work Thursday demanding higher wages.Drivers of ... Read more...

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77 new polio cases found in Nigeria


September 9th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, Sep 9 (IANS) At least 77 new cases of poliomyelitis have been detected in 10 states in Nigeria, Xinhua reported.Ado Mohammed, executive director of the National Primary Healthcare Development ... Read more...

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Bangalore administration urged to involve people


September 5th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 5 (IANS) With Bangalore's garbage mess adding to its many woes, the city's civic administration and the Karnataka government were Wednesday urged by a trade body to involve ... Read more...

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Japan core consumer prices falls


August 31st, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Aug 31 (IANS) Japan's key consumer prices were down 0.3 percent in July from a year earlier, the government said Friday.The core consumer price index, excluding fresh foods, stood ... Read more...

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Rights panel notice to Karnataka on school kids


August 14th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Tuesday issued notice to the Karnataka government over allegations that tufts of hair were cut from heads of ... Read more...

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Olympics archery: No excuse to offer, say coaches


August 5th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) India's archery coaches Limba Ram and Ravi Shankar have no excuse to offer for their team's disastrous show at the London Olympics."There are no excuses at ... Read more...

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Carrie Underwood visits children’s hospital


August 4th, 2012 - 7:29 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Singer Carrie Underwood took time out from her busy schedule to visit a children's hospital in Massachusetts.The 29-year-old headed to the Floating Hospital for Children at ... Read more...

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Archers over awed by Olympic stage, says coach


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) A distraught women's archery coach Purnima Mahato says the only reason for India's disastrous performance at the London Olympics she could think of is perhaps their ... Read more...

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Japan’s core consumer prices slip a bit


July 27th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 27 (IANS) Japan's core consumer prices slipped 0.2 percent year-on-year in June, marking the second straight month of fall, the government said Friday.The key consumer price index (CPI) ... Read more...

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Indian boxers are fearless: Sandhu


July 21st, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) India's chief boxing coach Gurbux Singh Sandhu said Saturday that his wards are fearless and have tremendous self confidence and self belief that could work wonders ... Read more...

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Inmates set prison on fire in Turkey


July 15th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, July 15 (IANS) Inmates of a prison in southeastern Turkey set ablaze their jail Sunday morning, local media reported.According to Today's Zaman newspaper website, the incident took place ... Read more...

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Boxers reaching London early to get acclimatised and train


July 12th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Indian boxing contingent for the Olympics is leaving for London in the early hours Friday to get acclimatised and train for the big event, ... Read more...

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Counting of votes in UP municipal corporation polls begin


July 7th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 7 (IANS) Amidst strong police presence and heavy rainfall, counting of votes for the municipal corporation and local bodies began in 71 districts of Uttar Pradesh Saturday.According ... Read more...

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43 percent turnout in Ghaziabad civic polls


July 5th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 4 (IANS) Ghaziabad registered a 43 percent turnout Wednesday in the municipal corporation polls, which were largely peaceful though stray incidents of violence was reported from some ... Read more...

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Kim, Kanye visit children’s hospital


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:36 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 3 (IANS) Rapper Kanye West and his girlfriend Kim Kardashian showed off their caring side by visiting Children's Hospital here.The couple took time out from its ... Read more...

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BJP accuses Ghaziabad administration of favouring SP


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 2 (IANS) The BJP Monday accused the Ghaziabad district administration of acting as a catalyst for the ruling Samajwadi Party in the July 4 city municipal polls ... Read more...

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Lavigne donates musical instruments to kids


June 28th, 2012 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 28 (IANS) Singer Avril Lavigne has donated musical instruments to a children's hospital in California.Lavigne went to the Mattel Children's hospital in Ucla, California, last month and ... Read more...

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Lahore doctors’ strike continues


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, June 23 (IANS) The strike by a section of the government hospital doctors in Pakistan's Lahore city continued for the sixth day Saturday, forcing people to visit private clinics ... Read more...

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25,000 people take J&K; professional entrance test


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 23 (IANS) Over 25,000 candidates Saturday sat for the common entrance test (CET) for various professional courses across Jammu and Kashmir, said an official of the board for ... Read more...

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Golf fast catching up with cricket in popularity (With image)


June 17th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) For long, golf has been viewed as a rich man's sport in India while the all-consuming passion for cricket has somewhat stunted the growth ... Read more...

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64 percent polling in Shimla municipal polls (Lead)


May 27th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 27 (IANS) The Shimla Municipal Corporation, one of India's oldest civic bodies, saw 64.08 percent polling Sunday, an official said here. The Congress and the BJP are locked ... Read more...

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Polling starts for Shimla Municipal Corporation


May 27th, 2012 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 27 (IANS) Polling began Sunday morning for the Shimla Municipal Corporation, one of India's oldest civic bodies, with the mayor and the deputy mayor to get elected directly ... Read more...

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India’s U-16 team beaten by US U-17 boys


May 24th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) India's U-16 boys based at the IMG Academy in Florida went down fighting to USA U-17 1-0 in a practice football match.According to information received ... Read more...

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27/30: Bihar’s Super 30 shines again in IIT-JEE results


May 18th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 18 (IANS) In another big score, 27 of the 30 students from Bihar's Super 30, a free coaching centre for underprivileged students, have cracked the highly competitive Indian ... Read more...

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50 percent voting in Bihar civic polls, 800 held


May 17th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 17 (IANS) Barring minor incidents of violence, the civic polls in Bihar Thursday were by and large peaceful with over 50 percent voting recorded, officials said. Over 800 ... Read more...

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86 rogue bikers penalised in Delhi


May 14th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Delhi traffic police fined 86 bikers, some under the influence of alcohol, for dangerous driving and performing stunts around India Gate Sunday night, an ... Read more...

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Six prisoners attempt suicide in Bihar jail


May 14th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 14 (IANS) Six undertrials in a Bihar jail attempted suicide Monday to protest against alleged high handedness by jail authorities, police said.According to police, authorities at the Phulwari ... Read more...

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Urban Indian women choose career over motherhood: Survey


May 10th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) A majority of young married working women in Indian metropolices are choosing career over family as they are in no mood to raise kids, ... Read more...

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Neymar-inspired Santos draw first blood in final


May 7th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 7 (IANS) Two goals from Neymar and one from Paulo Henrique Ganso gave Santos a 3-0 victory over Guarani in the first leg of Brazil's Campeonato ... Read more...

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Goa Church threatens boycott of village panchayat polls


May 3rd, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 3 (IANS) The Goa church has threatened to urge voters to boycott the May 16 village panchayat polls, if the "controversial electioneering process" for the grassroot local ... Read more...

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Postpone Goa panchayat polls, says church body


April 28th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 28 (IANS) The Archdiocese of Goa's social wing Saturday sought the postponement of panchayat elections in the state, alleging irregularities in ward reservation and delimitation."The Council of Social ... Read more...

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Elections for three new Delhi mayors from April 30


April 24th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Elections for three mayors for the newly-trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) will be held from April 30, a statement from the civic agency said ... Read more...

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BJP’s extravagant campaign clicked with people: Congress


April 20th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) "extravagant campaign" for the Delhi civic polls, in which it spent five times more than the Congress party, ... Read more...

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Congress MCD debacle: Dikshit indicates cabinet reshuffle


April 19th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) After the Congress's debacle in the Delhi municipal elections, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday hinted at a reshuffle in her government saying there is ... Read more...

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