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Two get Khel Ratna, 25 Arjuna Award


August 19th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The sports ministry Sunday named Olympic medallists Vijay Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award and 25 others for the ... Read more...

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Kingfisher was official beer at New York tennis tourney


July 27th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 27 (IANS) India's Kingfisher Premium Lager and Saratoga IPA served as the official beers of the 18th season of World Team Tennis matches held in New ... Read more...

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Rain worries farmers in western UP


April 12th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 12 (IANS) The spell of rain earlier this week has got farmers in western Uttar Pradesh worried with many saying that it would damage the standing wheat crop.Wednesday ... Read more...

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BSP joins Uttarakhand government


March 20th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, March 20 (IANS) Ten new ministers were added to the Vijay Bahuguna-led Congress government Tuesday. The swearing-in of the ministers was held at the Ambdekar Stadium at the ... Read more...

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Bahuguna sworn in amid revolt by Harish Rawat (Second Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun/New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Vijay Bahuguna, the Congress MP from Tehri Garhwal, was Tuesday sworn in as chief minister of Uttarakhand after the Congress leadership overruled dissent by ... Read more...

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Harbhajan Singh to lead North Zone in Deodhar Trophy


March 10th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Harbhajan Singh will lead North Zone in the Deodhar Trophy cricket tournament while Shikhar Dhawan has been named the vice-captain of the 15-man squad ... Read more...

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Congress set to form Uttarakhand government (Second Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, March 9 (IANS) The Congress, supported by a regional party and three independent lawmakers, is all set to form the new government in Uttarakhand, ending days of uncertainty ... Read more...

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Congress garners numbers, to stake claim in Uttarakhand (Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, March 9 (IANS) The Congress Friday said it would form the government in Uttarakhand with the support of three independents and a regional party member, ending days of ... Read more...

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Uncertainty over government formation in Uttarakhand (Second Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, March 7 (IANS) The Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday scrambled to win the crucial support of independent and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) lawmakers as uncertainty ... Read more...

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BJP, Congress scramble to form Uttarakhand government (Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, March 7 (IANS) The Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) separately tried to woo independent and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) lawmakers Wednesday as uncertainty persisted over the formation ... Read more...

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Congress holds edge in split Uttarakhand verdict (Roundup)


March 6th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, March 6 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday emerged as the single largest party in Uttarakhand with 32 members, ahead of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) by a notch in ... Read more...

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Assembly elections: Winners and losers (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Prominent winners and losers in the five states are: Uttar PradeshWinners:Rita Bahuguna Joshi, Lucknow Cantt, CongressKalraj Mishra, Lucknow East, Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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For Jat chief minister, handling Jats becomes a problem (Haryana Newsletter)


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 2 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda may himself be a Jat but that has hardly brought good tidings. Leaders of the politically dominant community in the ... Read more...

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Jats divided on reservation agitation in Haryana


February 26th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 26 (IANS) The leadership of the Jat community looked divided Sunday over the ongoing agitation seeking reservation for the community in government jobs.After meeting Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh ... Read more...

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Jats remain defiant, trains affected in parts of Haryana


February 21st, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), Feb 21 (IANS) Leaders of the Jat community in Haryana and their supporters remained defiant Tuesday, saying they would intensify their agitation for job quotas in Haryana from ... Read more...

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Go ‘talli’, go ‘tunn’ on Bollywood tunes


January 3rd, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Bollywood tunes have for ever set the party mood -- but it's the latest drunken numbers like "Talli hai ye zameen" and "Tunn ho ... Read more...

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Mayawati sacks two more ministers


December 29th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 28 (IANS) In a surprise move, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Wednesday sacked two more of her ministers, taking to six the number of ministers dropped over ... Read more...

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Harish Rawat in Uttarakhand Congress election panel


September 19th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Union Minister Harish Rawat and party MPs Vijay Bahuguna and Satpal Maharaj figure in the pradesh election committee constituted by the Congress Monday for ... Read more...

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Agra growers in distress as potato goes cheap


September 13th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 13 (IANS) Farmers in the potato-growing belt of Agra region, which accounts for more than 30 percent of the country's yield, are in peril as market prices continue ... Read more...

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Gurgaon gets first mayor


June 21st, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 21 (IANS) Vimal Yadav, an independent candidate, was elected the first mayor of the Gurgaon Municipal Corporation (GMC) Tuesday.Yashpal Batra was elected senior deputy mayor while Parminder ... Read more...

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Sohrabuddin killing: CBI opposes case trial in Gujarat


June 13th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 13 (IANS) A Gujarat court Monday adjourned till June 21 the hearing on the CBI's plea against sending the 2005 Sohrabuddin Sheikh staged shootout case for trial within ... Read more...

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Five members elected to Indian schools’ Board of Directors in Oman


March 27th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Muscat, Mar.27 (ANI): Five members of the Indian School Muscat have been elected to be the part of Board of Directors that frames policies for Indian schools in Oman.Out of the 14 ... Read more...

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Protesting Jats threaten to block Delhi-Ambala rail route


March 21st, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by ANI
Kurukshetra, Mar 21 (ANI): The Jats, who have been demanding 27 per cent reservation in Central jobs under the OBC category, on Monday threatened to block the Delhi-Ambala rail route if ... Read more...

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Protesting Jats clear railway tracks after Allahabad HC order


March 20th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow/New Delhi, Mar. 20 (ANI): Jats protesting against the government over a demand for jobs reservation, have cleared the railway tracks near Kafoorpur in Uttar Pradesh's J P Nagar District following ... Read more...

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Jat agitators clear rail tracks after Allahabad HC order


March 19th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Mar 19 (ANI): In the wake of Allahabad High Court's directives to clear the rail tracks and roads at the earliest, the Jats, who have been demanding 27 per cent reservation ... Read more...

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Jats to end rail blockade, but continue agitation (Lead)


March 19th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Amroha (Uttar Pradesh), March 19 (IANS) Jat community leaders Saturday said they have decided to end their two-week long rail blockade here, but added that their agitation to press ... Read more...

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Jat leaders to meet Chidambaram today


March 19th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 19 (ANI): A delegation of 15-20 Jat leaders will meet Union Home Minister P Chidambaram here today to find a solution to their demand for jobs reservation.President of the ... Read more...

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Jat leaders head to Delhi to meet Chidambaram


March 19th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Amroha (Uttar Pradesh), March 19 (IANS) While the Jat community continues to disrupt rail services here demanding quotas in government jobs, president of the All India Jat Arakshan Samiti ... Read more...

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Jats threaten to cut off Delhi on March 21


March 19th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Mar 19 (ANI): The All India Jat Arakshan Samiti has announced that they would continue their agitation and take legal opinion on the High Court order which has directed State and ... Read more...

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BJP leader, brother shot dead in Uttar Pradesh


March 3rd, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), March 3 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and his brother were shot dead by unidentified gunmen in this Uttar Pradesh city Thursday, police said.Yashpal ... Read more...

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BJP district president suspended after sleaze clips


February 11th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 11 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Mandsaur district president Karulal Soni has been suspended from the party following the circulation of a video clip that showed him in a ... Read more...

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Girl alleges rape by legislator’s nephew, begins hunger strike (Lead)


February 7th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 7 (IANS) A minor girl who alleged that she was raped by a legislator's nephew last year has gone on a hunger strike demanding justice in Mandsaur district of ... Read more...

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Girl, allegedly raped by legislator’s nephew, begins hunger strike


February 7th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 7 (IANS) A minor girl who alleged that she was raped by a legislator's nephew last year has gone on a hunger strike demanding justice in Mandsaur district of ... Read more...

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Punjab, Karnataka get new Congress chiefs, no change elsewhere (Second Lead)


October 26th, 2010 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday changed state party presidents in Punjab and Karnataka but retained present incumbents in the states of West Bengal, Assam and ... Read more...

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Amarinder, Parmeshwar new Punjab, Karnataka Congress chiefs (Lead)


October 26th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday named former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh as the state unit chief and G.Parmeshwar as the party chief in Karnataka.While the party ... Read more...

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