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Friday, June 28, 2013

Drones to Aid Rescue Ops

Army troops assist a stranded civilian to safety beside a raging river near the Pindari Glacier area of Uttarakhand
As conditions continue to be adverse in flood ravaged Uttarakhand, drones are now helping search teams make a last ditch attempt to find survivors, if any, in the devastated state. Teams combing forests and the worst hit regions like those around Jungle Chetty and Rambada, where a large number of pilgrims have either died or gone missing, have had little success, however.

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Bowled Over by King Khan

A still from the item number one, Two, Three, Four
Actress Priyamani is on cloud nine. Ecstatic about her item number One, Two, Three, Four with SRK in Chennai Express the dusky dame cannot stop gushing about the shoot. But that is not the only reason she is smiling, she has also bagged two heroine centric films this year.

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Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Terror At Srinagar

A day before Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrives in J&K on a twoday visit, militants on Monday ambushed an Army convoy here, killing eight jawans and wounding 14 others. The condition of three injured soldiers is reported to be critical.

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Monday, June 24, 2013

US Backs India in Afghan Poll

US Secretary John Kerry
The US appeared to back off in its attempts to engage with the Afghan Taliban with visiting US secretary of state John Kerry emphasising the role of both the Afghan government and people in building its future.

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Friday, June 21, 2013

What Indian Women Look for on Net

“How to get twins?”, “how to wear a sari?”, “how to make a chocolate cake?”, “how to get rid of dandruff ?”. These are among the most frequently-asked questions by 60 millionodd Indian women on the Internet in 2012, a new Google India study reveals.

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Thursday, June 20, 2013

About Jiah & Psycho

A Still from the movie Psycho
In the city recently to promote the film Psycho that features his story and screenplay, director Ram Gopal Varma speaks to us about Jiah Khan's suicide, his upcoming films and his leading ladies.

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Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Shahid Stands By Priyanka

It has been a difficult phase for Priyanka Chopra since the demise of her father Dr Ashok Chopra. Naturally, there has been a constant flood of friends, relatives and well-wish ers offering condolences at the Chopra residence, including PC's ex-beau and neighbour Shahid Kapoor.

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Raging Monsoon

Debris carried by floodwaters of Alaknanda crashes against at temple in chamoli district Uttarakhand
All the tributaries of the Ganga, including the Mandakini, Alaknanda, Assi Ganga and Bhagirathi, are in full spate due to the unprecedented rainfall in the Uttarakhand hills during the last 48 hours.

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Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Thieves Dial Jagdish Market

Hyderabad’s famous Jagdish Market is a haven for mobile phone thieves, who can easily find businessmen here to dispose of stolen items.

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Monday, June 17, 2013

Unexploded Tear Gas Bomb Injures 2 Boys

An unexploded teargas shell, probably fired by security forces in the previous few days to dispel Telangana protesters on the Osmania University campus, went off on Sunday morning injuring two teenagers.

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Thursday, June 13, 2013

Indian Teenager Goes Missing From London

Indian schoolgirl
An Indian schoolgirl, who was holidaying with her family in London, has gone missing and the Met police has issued an appeal for information about the teenager.

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Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Advani Quits

A day after the euphoria, the rift in the BJP erupted in the open with an ignored, snubbed and humiliated saffron patriarch Lal Krishna Advani resigning Monday from all key positions in the party in protest against the elevation of Gujarat CM Narendra Modi as head of the party’s campaign committee for the Lok Sabha polls.

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Monday, June 10, 2013

Teen Steals 169 Chains

Police commissioner Anurag Sharma and East Zone DCp R. Jaya Lakshmi
A 19-year-old boy, who used high-speed bikes to snatch gold chains of women, finally landed in the police net on Sunday.

One kg of gold ornaments and a Karizma bike has been recovered from the accused, Md Akheeluddin, the police said. They also said that he had committed around 169 chain-snatching offences in the last three years.

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Assembly Session From Today

The Assembly Session, which commences from Monday, will be a platform for the political parties to highlight their issues rather than forging a united attack on the government for its failures in many fronts.

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Friday, June 7, 2013

Jagan's Assets Worth Rs 134cr To Be Attached

Mr Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy
The adjudicating authority under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act has approved the attachment of Mr Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy's assets worth `143.74 crore, by the Enforcement Directorate.

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Thursday, June 6, 2013

Open Challenge

Gary Kirsten begins his final stint as South Africa's coach against former team India in the Champions Trophy opener in Cardiff on Thursday .

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`No B'wood or Politics for Me'

Superstar Mahesh Babu
Mahesh Babu does not have any plans to do a Bollywood film. Rubbishing rumours about his Bollywood debut, the superstar told newsmen in Vijayawada on Wednesday: “As of now, my focus is on Tollywood. At least for two to three years I’ll be doing only Telugu films. Maybe for the next 10 years I’ll act in Telugu films. I’ve said the same before,” said the Dookudu star who was in the city to inaugurate a private hospital.

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Wednesday, June 5, 2013

In Cold Blood Woman Locked up for 4 yrs

Hemavathi lies in a room where she was allegedly locked up for the last four years
A 30-year-old woman, who had been locked up in a room and kept in confinement by her own parents for about four years, was rescued by the police from her residence at Malleshwaram on Tuesday.

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Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Dhoni Silent For A Reason

The conflict of interest crisis gripping Indian cricket grows by the day. Questions keep popping up about the morality and legality of loose arrangements that the BCCI has not discouraged in the past five years since IPL began.

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Law Wakes up to Save the Girl Child

Prabhuram Reddy
Sadly, the practice of employing minor girls as housemaids and then inflicting physical torture on them, still exists. The encouraging aspect is that the authorities seem to have finally woken up to the injustice of this practice and employers of minor girls can expect rigorous imprisonment, which may even extend to 10 years.

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Monday, June 3, 2013

Rain Beats Lazy Uncivic Bodies

Rains are knocking at the door but the house is not ready yet. The story repeats itself as several developmental and maintenance works in the city are delayed. Roads in numerous parts of the city are dug up, but officials are noncommittal if they will be completed in the next few days. Worried, traffic policemen are also sounding the alarm.

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Total Sham

BCCI President N. Srinivasan
Riding roughshod over a largely muted and scattered opposition, BCCI president N. Srinivasan wrangled an arrangement by which the former president Jagmohan Dalmiya attends to day-to-day affairs of the board while he merely steps aside until a probe into his son-in-law’s betting and fixing shenanigans are complete. On a symbolically dark day of rain clouds in Chennai on Sunday, cricket administrators managed to tie themselves in such knots at the emergency working committee meeting that a master manipulator in the incumbent could have his way of retaining power while giving away his “chair” temporarily.

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