Fri 20 Jul, 2012 3:52 PM IST
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Dismissing reports of a rift between NCP chief Sharad Pawar and Congress, NCP leader Praful Patel has clarified that the party is a responsible ally of the UPA.
Thu 14 Feb, 2013 10:33 AM IST
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Voting for Tripura 2013 Assembly elections today began amid tight security at 7 am and will continue till 4 pm. Over 23 lakh voters will cast their votes to decide the fate of 249 candidates, including 15 women, in the polls. Nearly half of the 23,55,446 voters are women and out of 60 seats, 20 are reserved for tribals and 10 for the Scheduled Castes. The main contest here is between the Left Front and its allies, and the Congress and its partners. The CPI-M, the dominant partner in the Left Front, is cont
Thu 14 Feb, 2013 9:32 AM IST
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Floriculture is proving to be a boon for farmers of Gidhaur village in Jharkhand's Naxal-hit Chatra District. Earlier, farmers in the village were forcibly cultivating opium to earn high profits so that they could meet the extortion demands of the rebels operating in the area. But with the increase in security situation, the area has witnessed a change. The farmers have now given up illegal practice of opium cultivation and are taking keen interest in floriculture. Growing flowers like marigold is helping
Wed 13 Feb, 2013 6:47 PM IST
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Defence experts today said that the allegations of bribery in the purchase of 12 helicopters from the Italian defence group Finmeccanica SpA is a very serious matter and it would be sad if the military personnel are found guilty during the investigation. Speaking to mediapersons in Chandigarh, former commander of the Army's western command, Lieutenant General (Retd) P. N. Hoon said that if the involvement of defence personnel is proven in this deal, it would be unfortunate. Defence analyst, Bharat Verma, w
Wed 13 Feb, 2013 5:56 PM IST
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The BJP today slammed the UPA government over the Finmeccanica chopper deal scam and said that the entire matter should be reconsidered if the graft charges are proven correct. Aam Aadmi Party national convenor, Arvind Kejriwal said that since the CBI is under the government's control, nothing would come out of the probe. Meanwhile the Congress on its part stated that a CBI enquiry is the perfect norm to look into such case.
Wed 13 Feb, 2013 5:35 PM IST
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Former President of Maldives, Mohammed Nasheed took refuge inside the Indian High Commission in Male today, after a court issued an arrest warrant against him. The anti-riot police have set up barricades around the High Commission area, soon after the arrest warrant was issued against him after he failed to turn up for a hearing. Nasheed has been accused of abusing his power by ordering the arrest of a senior judge during his tenure. The case centers around Nasheed's decision in January 2012 to send the mi
Wed 13 Feb, 2013 5:34 PM IST
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Filmfare award winners Ayushmann Khurrana, Ileana D'Cruz, Richa Chadda and Sujoy Ghosh unveiled Filmfare's special awards issue in Mumbai yesterday. Richa Chadda won the Filmfare award for her role in Gangs of Wasseypur. She looked hot in an off-white and black tunic. Ileana D'Cruz of "Barfi" fame, who was also present at the launch, looked gorgeous in her black gown. And, here comes our very own Punjabi guy, Ayushmann Khurana, who entertained us with his debut "Vicky Donor" last year. He looked dashing as
Wed 13 Feb, 2013 4:21 PM IST
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Traders in Visakhapatnam rejoiced as customers made a beeline to purchase gift items including diamond jewellery ahead of Valentine's Day, the day of love. Valentine's Day is celebrated all across the world to celebrate love. This day not only gives joy to the people who are in love, but also to the traders who make a quick buck and double their sales. Cashing in on the trend, gift shops are filled to the brim with personalised gifts like stuffed toys, imitation jewellery, heart shaped pillows and cards.