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Narendra Modi kickstarts poll campaign in Gujarat


September 11th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Sep 11 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday kicked off his Bharatiya Janata Party's campaign for the assembly polls in December, challenging the Congress to battle it ... Read more...

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Chandrababu Naidu following in YSR’s footsteps to regain power


September 8th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 8 (IANS) For N. Chandrababu Naidu, Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy was a bitter rival when he was alive but today the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president is taking out ... Read more...

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45,000 Amarnath pilgrims treated at medical camps


July 30th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 30 (IANS) About 45,000 pilgrims were treated at the medical camps set up along the Amarnath pilgrimage trek route this year, according to an official."These medical aid camps ... Read more...

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BJP takes up Amarnath pilgrims’ deaths with Chidambaram


July 24th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court expressed shock over the deaths of more Amarnath pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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CRPF personnel pedal away in Kashmir


July 24th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 24 (IANS) Ninety CRPF personnel Tuesday began a 120-km cycle 'yatra' from here, a dramatic development in a state where security forces would not dare to ride bicycles ... Read more...

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Improve medical aid for Amarnath pilgrims: Apex court (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court was Monday shocked over the death of another 10 pilgrims in the past three days on way to the Amarnath cave shrine ... Read more...

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Dead Amarnath pilgrims fudged health certificates: report


July 20th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 19 (IANS) A group of doctors tasked to find the reasons for large number of Amarnath pilgrims' death have reported to the Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. ... Read more...

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74 Amarnath pilgrims die in 19 days


July 14th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 14 (IANS) Seventy-four Amarnath pilgrims have died in the first 19 days of the pilgrimage. This was acknowledged officially Saturday by the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) ... Read more...

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BJP seeks PM’s intervention to save temple


July 7th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) A BJP delegation led by its president Nitin Gadkari Saturday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to raise the issue of Uttarakhand's Dhari Devi temple, ... Read more...

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Over 1 lakh pilgrims visit Amarnath shrine in 5 days


June 30th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 30 (IANS) Over 110,000 pilgrims from across the country have paid their obeisance at the Amarnath shrine in south Kashmir, since the pilgrimage began June 25, while ... Read more...

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Srinagar old city restrictions enter third day


June 28th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 28 (IANS) For the third day Thursday, the authorities continued restrictions in six areas in the old quarters of this Jammu and Kashmir capital to maintain law and ... Read more...

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Team Anna to launch campaign in western Uttar Pradesh


June 8th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 8 (IANS) Ahead of their proposed indefinite fast in Delhi beginning July 25, Team Anna members would undertake an extensive tour of villages in western Uttar Pradesh to ... Read more...

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Team Anna to launch campaign in western Uttar Pradesh


June 8th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 8 (IANS) Ahead of their proposed indefinite fast in Delhi beginning July 25, Team Anna members would undertake an extensive tour of villages in western Uttar Pradesh to ... Read more...

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Jagan’s mother continues protest against son’s arrest


May 28th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 28 (IANS) YSR Congress party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's mother Y. S. Vijayamma Monday continued to stage a sit-in to protest her son's arrest on charges of ... Read more...

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Literary fests new tool of public diplomacy in South Asia


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Literature, the soul of cultural exchange, is giving conventional diplomacy a run for its space in South Asia with the mushrooming literary festivals that are ... Read more...

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IAC’s ‘Expose corruption yatra’ in UP from June 5


May 17th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 17 (IANS) Team Anna and volunteers of India Against Corruption (IAC) would June 5 kickstart a statewide 'Anna Sandesh Yatra' from Ballia town of eastern Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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‘Paa’ child artist Taruni Sachdev cremated


May 17th, 2012 - 3:11 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) The last rites of child artist Taruni Sachdev, who died in a plane crash in Nepal, were performed here Wednesday evening.Her body was brought to ... Read more...

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Differences sharpen between Amarnath board, religious groups


May 12th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 12 (IANS) Differences have sharpened between Hindu religious groups and Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) over the duration and commencement of this year's annual pilgrimage to the ... Read more...

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Ignore Ramdev’s rants: Congress


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Describing yoga guru Baba Ramdev's controversial jibe at MPs as against Indian culture, the Congress Thursday appealed to the media to ignore such persons."Such remarks ... Read more...

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Ramdev remark angers MPs (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) As Ramdev stoked a controversy calling MPs "dacoits and murderers", RJD chief Lalu Prasad Wednesday termed these as the utterings of a frustrated man while ... Read more...

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Bihar pledges to preserve Orwell’s birthplace - again


April 24th, 2012 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Patna, April 24 (IANS) Big brother should have been watching out for it. But legendary British author George Orwell's birthplace in Bihar's Motihari town has been lying neglected for decades ... Read more...

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Nitish shown black flags by parateachers


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 23 (IANS) Protesting against non-payment of their salaries for nearly 11 months, hundreds of parateachers showed black flags to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Monday and shouted slogans ... Read more...

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Amarnath pilgrimage registration from May 7


April 21st, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 21 (IANS) The Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) Saturday announced that the registration for the annual pilgrimage to the cave shrine devoted to Lord Shiva will start ... Read more...

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Coming up, a pocketbook on Akhilesh - in 10 languages (With Images)


April 21st, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 21 (IANS) If you're curious about Uttar Pradesh's new, youngest chief minister, wait till a 200-page multi-language pocketbook on Akhilesh Yadav hits the stands next week.The ... Read more...

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Salman invests in Yatra.com


March 28th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Bollywood star Salman Khan has turned into a businessman - he has invested in the online travel portal Yatra.com and will also be the face ... Read more...

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Amarnath yatra dates decided on religious calendar, says shrine board (Lead)


February 29th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 29 (IANS) Justifying this year's June 25-Aug 2 Amarnath pilgrimage dates, criticised as too short in some quarters, the shrine board that manages the annual Himalayan pilgrimage ... Read more...

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Munda reaches out to people in Maoist areas


February 27th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 27 (IANS) Development must reach the remotest part of the state, Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda said Monday, a day after he began the fourth phase of ... Read more...

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Spreading awareness about tech innovations the Microsoft way


February 10th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Software giant Microsoft has launched its annual DreamSpark Yatra to to share knowledge and spread awareness about innovations in technology that aims at targeting 60,000 ... Read more...

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BJP asks for Rahul’s views on black money


February 7th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday asked Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to express his views on black money stashed abroad and how to bring it ... Read more...

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Not obsessed with PM’s post, Congress solid in UP: Rahul (Third Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, Feb 6 (IANS) Making it clear that he was not obsessed with becoming the prime minister, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Monday said his mission was to change ... Read more...

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Not obsessed to be PM, Congress solid in UP: Rahul (Second Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, Feb 6 (IANS) Making it clear that he was not obsessed with becoming the prime minister, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Monday said his mission was to change ... Read more...

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Not obsessed about becoming PM: Rahul (Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, Feb 6 (IANS) Making his stand loud and clear on the question of donning the prime minister's mantle, Congress general secretary and the party's star campaigner Rahul Gandhi ... Read more...

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After polio, Bihar targets kala azar


January 30th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 30 (IANS) Bihar, which has not reported a single case of polio since September 2010, is now turning its attention to kala azar, a disease transmitted by the ... Read more...

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Development will help fight Maoist menace: Arjun Munda (Interview)


January 24th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 24 (IANS) Development had not reached many parts of Jharkhand, Chief Minister Arjun Munda admitted after an extensive road trip across the state and said candidly that ... Read more...

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Gadkari flags off Telangana yatra


January 19th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday launched 'Telangana Poru Yatra' with party president Nitin Gadkari promising a separate Telangana state if the party is voted ... Read more...

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