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Eighty two percent voters to use photo I-cards for Lok Sabha polls
( 06-Mar-2009 )

New Delhi, Mar 5 (ANI): For the first time, nearly 82 percent electors will use the Photo identity cards for polling in forthcoming General Elections.   Out of 543 Lok Sabha constituencies, 522 constituencies and the legislative constituencies in Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim and Orissa will go ....
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Manmohan Singh asks embassy in US to get back Gandhi?s memorabilia
( 06-Mar-2009 )

New Delhi, Mar 5 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Thursday asked the embassy in the US and officials in India to do everything to get back Mahatma Gandhi’s belongings.   Some of Gandhi’s belongings, include Zenith pocket watch, steel-rimmed spectacles, a pair of sandals ....
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Pervez Musharraf to arrive in India today
( 06-Mar-2009 )

New Delhi, Mar 6 (ANI): Pakistan’s former President Pervez Musharraf will arrive here this afternoon to attend the ''India Today'' Conclave.   Musharraf will share the dais with several dignitaries including External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee, Jammu and Kashmir ....
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Dalai Lama says violence and terror have no room in globalized world
( 06-Mar-2009 )

New Delhi, Mar. 6 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama has said that there is no scope for force, violence or terror for resolution of any issue in this globalize world. He stressed on the need of initiating dialogue for addressing disagreements or dissatisfaction of any particular group of ....
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Heidi Klum to continue modelling until she?s 80 and ''on crutches''
( 06-Mar-2009 )

New Delhi, Mar 6 (ANI): Supermodel Heidi Klum has no intentions of leaving the catwalk.   “I''ll be 80 on crutches at the Victoria''s Secret fashion show hopping down the runway, groaning for my grandkids to help me down!” she told Fox News.   The 35-year-ol ....
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UPA Government takes credit for getting Gandhi items back
( 06-Mar-2009 )

New Delhi, Mar. 6 (ANI): The UPA Government has taken credit for bringing the belongings of Mahatma Gandhi back in the country by saying, “this is the victory of the UPA Government.” “Dr Mallya''''s representative was in constant touch with us. He bought the item ....
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Second phase of weapon testing on Tejas is underway
( 05-Mar-2009 )

New Delhi, Mar 4 (ANI): The second phase of weapon testing on Tejas, India’s indigenous Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), is currently underway from an Air Force base in the north-western sector.    The focus of the current phase of two-week testing is safe separation and also accuracy ....
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Information on judges? appointment can''t be revealed under RTI : Govt.
( 05-Mar-2009 )

New Delhi, March 4 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Wednesday stayed an order of the Central Information Commission, following the Centre’s plea stating documents relating to appointment and transfer of judges could not be revealed under the Right to Information (RTI) Act. Additional Solicitor ....
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Reserve Bank of India announces monetary stimulus
( 05-Mar-2009 )

New Delhi, March 4 (ANI): Reserve Bank of India, indicating a further cut in home, auto and other loan rates, on Wednesday unveiled a fresh monetary stimulus that slashed the rates at which it lends and borrows short-term funds from banks by half a per cent. RBI cut Repo (overnight lending rate) by ....
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Conference of births and deaths registrars to begin today
( 05-Mar-2009 )

New Delhi, Mar 5 (ANI): The Annual National Conference of Chief Registrars of Births and Deaths will begin here today. Chief Registrars of Births and Deaths from the States / Union Territories as well as Secretaries / Special Secretaries / Principal Secretaries overseeing the work of registration o ....
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Paris Hilton plans Vegas-style ''crazy, unforgettable'' b?day bash
( 05-Mar-2009 )

New Delhi, Mar 5 (ANI): Socialite Paris Hilton, who turned 28 on February 17, is set to host a ''crazy, unforgettable'' birthday bash in Las Vegas.   The hotel heiress is holding a lavish ''official'' party in Vegas on Saturday March 7 and has invited all her f ....
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Sanjay Dutt moves SC to allow him to contest elections
( 05-Mar-2009 )

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Nearly half of urban Chinese are victims of personal data abuse
( 05-Mar-2009 )

New Delhi, Mar 5 (ANI): Nearly half of the 938 people polled in four major Chinese cities have fallen victim to personal data abuse, the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), a government think tank, has said.   CASS after an 11-month study said about 42.5 percent of the residents of Bei ....
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BJP, AGP announces Lok Sabha poll tie-up
( 05-Mar-2009 )

New Delhi, Mar 5 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday announced a pre-poll tie-up with the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) for upcoming general elections.   “BJP would contest eight seats from Assam, while the AGP would try its luck in the rest of the six seats,” BJP presi ....
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