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Man asks thieves to return 93-year-old tortoise


May 12th, 2012 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) A heartbroken owner of a rare tortoise in Britain has made an emotional appeal to the thieves to return his 93-year-old pet as he fears ... Read more...

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Congress attacks BJP over CAG report indicting Modi government


March 30th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) With a Comptroller and Auditor General of India report alleging financial irregularities worth thousands of crores of rupees by the Narendra Modi government in ... Read more...

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Poll panel’s ‘operation cover-up’ keeps officials busy


January 9th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 9 (IANS) With only two days to go before the Jan 11 deadline, officials were Monday busy covering up statues of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati and ... Read more...

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PM lists out steps to fight corruption


October 21st, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday listed out a series of steps the government is taking to fight corruption in the country and said the ... Read more...

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YSR’s widow seeks probe into Naidu’s assets


October 18th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 17 (IANS) Former Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy's widow Y.S. Vijayalaxmi Monday filed a public interest litigation in the state high court seeking a probe by ... Read more...

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Prime Minister to meet ministers on 2G note


September 29th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to hold a meeting of ministers Thursday evening to defuse the crisis arising out of the controversial finance ... Read more...

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Bansal, Narayanswamy meet Pranab on 2G issue


September 29th, 2011 - 2:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Union ministers Pawan kumar Bansal and V. Narayanswamy met Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee here late Wednesday as part of the efforts in the government ... Read more...

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No differences in cabinet, says Antony


September 27th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday said there were "no differences" in the cabinet in the wake of the finance ministry note on Home Minister ... Read more...

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Finance ministry note not a big issue, says Khurshid


September 26th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The note sent by the finance ministry to the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on 2G spectrum allocations is just a "summary" by a junior ... Read more...

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Pranab to talk 2G only after a word with Chidambaram


September 26th, 2011 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) After a 45 meeting with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, an angry Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee declined comment on the 2G controversy as it was ... Read more...

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Digvijay Singh backs Chidambaram on 2G scam charge


September 24th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Saturday strongly backed P. Chidambaram in the face of Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) demand for his resignation over the ... Read more...

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Pranab says he will comment on 2G issue only in India


September 24th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 24 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is arriving here Saturday night to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh amid a raging controversy back home over a note ... Read more...

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2G controversy: Pranab to meet PM Sunday


September 24th, 2011 - 2:02 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 24 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, who is in Washington, is coming here Sunday to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the wake of a controversy over ... Read more...

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2G scam: Opposition wants Chidambaram out, Congress backs him (Intro Roundup)


September 23rd, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) With Prime Minister Manmohan Singh away in New York, the phone airwaves case rocked the government again Thursday, this time over a six-month-old note ... Read more...

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UPA government at war with itself, Pranab wisest man: Jaitley


September 22nd, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley Thursday said the latest twist in the 2G scam - on the role of then finance minister ... Read more...

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PM, Pranab call up Chidambaram on 2G note


September 22nd, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, who are away in the US, called up P. Chidambaram over the latest controversy in ... Read more...

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Raja was not lying on Chidambaram role in 2G: DMK


September 22nd, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The DMK, a constituent of the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA), Thursday claimed that party leader and former communications minister A. Raja was not ... Read more...

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Pranab acknowledges 2G note to PMO but declines comment


September 22nd, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has avoided direct comment on a note from his ministry to the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) saying airwaves for ... Read more...

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‘Spectrum could have been auctioned if Chidambaram wanted’ (Roundup)


September 21st, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) In a new twist to the second generation (2G) spectrum case, a note to the Prime Minister's Office from the finance ministry says this ... Read more...

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We also want strong Lokpal, no hunger strikes please: PM (Roundup)


August 15th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) In a speech dominated by concerns on corruption, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh told the nation on its 65th Independence Day Monday that the government ... Read more...

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Badals getting richer, Punjab poorer: Amarinder


August 13th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Aug 13 (IANS) Making a frontal attack on Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and his son and Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, Congress leader Amarinder Singh Saturday ... Read more...

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Millionaire’s daughter, postman among London looters


August 11th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) From a charity worker to a postman to a millionaire's daughter -- all appeared in courts here to answer charges over the riots that have plagued ... Read more...

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Lawyer strike brings 2G proceedings to halt


August 11th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) A group of lawyers Thursday barged into a court where the 2G scam case was being heard, asking that the proceedings be stopped and the ... Read more...

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Raja drags PM, Chidambaram into 2G scam (Intro Roundup)


July 25th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Former telecom minister A. Raja Monday sought to drag Prime Minister Manmohan Singh into the 2G spectrum case, prompting the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Raja pulls PM, Chidambaram into 2G scam (Roundup)


July 25th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Former telecom minister A. Raja Monday sought to drag Prime Minister Manmohan Singh into the 2G spectrum case, prompting the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Only fresh equity, not spectrum, sold by phone firms: Chidambaram


July 25th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Monday said as finance minister in 2007 he had only examined if private telecom firms Swan and Unitech were inducting ... Read more...

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Kerala royals thrilled at treasure discovery


July 3rd, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 3 (IANS) The erstwhile royal family of Travancore in Kerala is thrilled that valuables worth thousands of crores have been discovered in the chambers of a temple it ... Read more...

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Tight security as Kerala temple’s treasure trove opened


July 1st, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 1 (IANS) Heavy security was in place at the Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple here as a seven-member Supreme Court-appointed team Friday went about opening and taking an inventory of ... Read more...

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High court orders probe in Amar Singh’s financial affairs


May 20th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, May 20 (IANS) Expelled Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh's troubles continue with the Allahabad High Court Friday asking the Enforcement Directorate to probe his financial affairs following charges ... Read more...

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Petrol price hike angers city residents


May 14th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The hike in petrol prices Saturday -- the steepest ever -- has been greeted by anger and disappointment by people in the national capital, who ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai Baba critical but stable, may be shifted


April 16th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 16 (IANS) Octogenarian spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba's condition remained critical Saturday but he is responding to treatment, say doctors. The godman might be shifted to his residence ... Read more...

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Robbery in east Delhi


February 9th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb (IANS) A 28-year-old shopkeeper was allegedly beaten up by two masked men and robbed of Rs.1 lakh and recharge coupons worth thousands of rupees in Krishna Nagar area of ... Read more...

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Digvijay Singh demands probe into Gadkari’s assets


November 15th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 15 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh Monday ordered a probe into Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari's assets and wondered how a man who drove a moped ... Read more...

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Sir Sean Connery’s nude painting found among late artist’s works


November 5th, 2010 - 11:16 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 05 (ANI): A nude painting of 'James Bond' star Sir Sean Connery has been found in a Scottish Borders artist's unseen collection.It was painted in 1951 when the Academy Award ... Read more...

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Coins stolen from Finland mint


September 18th, 2010 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Sep 18 (IANS) Finnish police are investigating a suspected robbery of coins worth thousands of euros from the Mint of Finland. The missing money was in the form of one and two ... Read more...

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