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Mother for mercy killing of two kids


September 5th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 5 (IANS) Failing to get financial assistance for the treatment of her two paralytic children, a woman in Rajasthan has written to the state government seeking permission for ... Read more...

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Jharkhand parties protest land recovery for IIT, IIM


July 10th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 10 (IANS) Two opposition parties in Jharkhand - the Congress and the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha Prajatantrik (JVMP) and ruling alliance partner, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) - Tuesday ... Read more...

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141 dead, 4 mn homeless in Pakistan floods


September 11th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 11 (IANS) At least 141 people have died and four million have been left homeless in floods that have hit southern Pakistan, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani ... Read more...

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Farm land inundated in Haryana’s Yamunanagar


July 15th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Yamunanagar (Haryana), July 15 (IANS) Several acres of agricultural land and various villages in this Haryana district have been flooded due to incessant rainfall in the upper reaches of Shivalik ... Read more...

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Drunken son kills father


June 8th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) A drunken man stabbed his 70-year-old father after an argument over disposing off their land and for not supporting him against his wife, who was ... Read more...

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Rajasthan to protect land near Keoladeo National Park


May 29th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bharatpur, May 29 (IANS) The Rajasthan government plans to declare a half-a-kilometre area surrounding the famous Keoladeo National Park, also known as Ghana or Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, as an eco-sensitive ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Kochi-based firm launches intelligent water control system


May 3rd, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 3 (IANS) Kerala's Amid Ray Technologies, a Technopark Technology Business Incubated (T-TBI) company operating out of the Innovation Lab near here, Tuesday launched their intelligent water control system ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Lokpal Bill panel’s civil society members declare assets


April 16th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Noida, April 15 (IANS) Ahead of Saturday's first meeting of the joint committee to draft the anti-graft Lokpal Bill, civil society members on the panel Friday declared their assets, ... Read more...

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Four held in Rajasthan for shady land deals


April 11th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, April 11 (IANS) Four people have been arrested in Rajasthan's Jodhpur district for acting as mediators in large-scale land deals in which farmers' agriculture land is allegedly being sold ... Read more...

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862 people from outside Himachal own land in state


March 16th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 16 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has allowed 862 people who are not residents of the state to purchase land in the state, a minister said Wednesday."From ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh’s prime farm lands caught in ‘power’ grab


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 2 (IANS) India may soon lose about 40,000 acres of prime double-crop agriculture land to dozens of upcoming power projects in Chhattisgarh's Janjgir-Champa district, farmers and activists ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Lucknow court summons Jaya Bachchan


January 24th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 24 (IANS) Actress-turned-Rajya Sabha member Jaya Bachchan is in the dock for allegedly giving a false affidavit about the properties she and her megastar husband Amitabh Bachchan owned. A ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BJP silent over Congress’ charges of selling dam


January 21st, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 20 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is tightlipped over an allegation of the Congress party Thursday that the state government has sold an irrigation dam to a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Orissa wants paddy procurement norms relaxed


January 1st, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 1 (IANS) Orissa has requested the central government to relax paddy and rice procurement norms for the state as its farmers faced a calamity of rare severity in 2010, an ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rathore walks out of jail, smiling


November 12th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 12 (IANS) After spending less then six months of his 18-month sentence for molestation in Burail Jail here, former Haryana police chief S.P.S. Rathore Friday walked out of the prison, ... Read more...

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Rapid urbanisation leading to shrinking of Kashmir’s agriculture land


September 30th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Afzal BhatSrinagar, Sep. 30 (ANI): The rapid increase in urbanisation and allied infrastructure development activities are causing a shrinking of agricultural land in the Kashmir Valley.Farmers fear that this growing trend ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Villages inundated in Haryana as Yamuna overflows banks (Second Lead)


September 10th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 10 (IANS) Fresh breaches in the embankments of the Yamuna river emerged in various places in Haryana's Panipat, Sonepat and Karnal districts, flooding almost 30 villages and damaging national highways ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Haryana battling floods, releases more water in Yamuna (Lead)


September 10th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 10 (IANS) As fresh breaches emerged in the Yamuna river in Haryana's Panipat district and flooded nearly a dozen villages Friday, the Haryana government released over one lakh cusecs of ... Read more...

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Dozen Punjab villages flooded as Satluj breaches bank


September 6th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 6 (IANS) Nearly a dozen villages in Punjab's Ropar district were flooded as the overflowing Satluj river breached its banks near Laudipur village, officials said Monday. More water was released ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Flood threat over Punjab, Haryana towns (Lead)


August 25th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 25 (IANS) Many low-lying areas of Punjab remained on high alert Wednesday as the Satluj river flowed near the danger mark. A fresh breach emerged in the Yamuna river in ... Read more...

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Despite floods, Haryana looking at achieving paddy targets


August 9th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 9 (IANS) Despite the flash floods which submerged thousands of acres of agricultural land in a few districts last month, Haryana is looking at achieving its targets for paddy production ... Read more...

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Floodwaters recede in Haryana district


August 2nd, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 2 (IANS) The flood situation in Haryana's Yamunanagar district improved gradually Monday as the water level in various rivulets passing through the region substantially receded, officials here said. "The flood situation ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Flood toll in Punjab and Haryana reaches 40 (Lead)


July 17th, 2010 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 16 (IANS) Two more deaths due to floods were reported in Punjab's Mansa district Friday, taking the toll to 25, officials said. With this, the collective flood toll in Punjab ... Read more...

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Flood situation grim in Punjab’s Mansa district


July 16th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 16 (IANS) There was no respite from floods in Punjab's Mansa district Friday with water entering five more villages in the Sardulgarh area. However, the situation improved in other ... Read more...

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Flood situation grim in Punjab’s Mansa district


July 15th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 15 (IANS) The flood situation remained grim in Punjab's Mansa district although no fresh breach was reported in the Ghaggar river Thursday, an official said. In the Sardulgarh sub-division, in ... Read more...

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Amarinder blames Haryana’s Congress government for floods


July 14th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 14 (IANS) Former Punjab chief minister and senior Congress leader Amarinder Singh Wednesday blamed his party's government in Haryana for "illegally" constructing the Hansi-Butana canal, causing widespread flooding in ... Read more...

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Central team to assess flood losses in Haryana: Hooda (Lead)


July 13th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Tuesday said that a central government team would visit the flood-affected districts of the state within the next few days to ... Read more...

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Dozen villages inundated in Haryana floods


July 13th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) Large swathes of agriculture land were inundated and nearly a dozen villages submerged in flood waters in Haryana's Sirsa and Fatehabad districts due to breaches in the Ghaggar ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Flood extensively damages crops in Haryana, Punjab


July 9th, 2010 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 9 (IANS) Freshly sown paddy crop in thousands of acres of fertile agricultural land has been destroyed in nearly four days of flood fury in some districts of Haryana and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Floods affect major parts of India


July 7th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh/Dispur/Thiruvananthapuram, July 7 (ANI): Army help das been sought in Ambala and Kurukshetra districts of Haryana following heavy rains in the state. In neighbouring Punjab, vast tracts agriculture land have been inundated.Rains ... Read more...

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Over 130 acres of illegally sold government land recovered


June 13th, 2010 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The Delhi government Saturday said it has retrieved about 136.5 acres of government agricultural land illegally sold by the land mafia in the last two months. "The revenue ... Read more...

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Father, son murdered in gurdwara premises, home looted (Lead)


May 20th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 20 (IANS) A man and his father were stabbed to death inside the premises of a gurdwara in Modinagar early Thursday, police said. The assailants also robbed cash and jewellery ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh dam project: PM asked to revoke ban


April 29th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 29 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to revoke the "arbitrary order" of the central government to suspend the work on ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to ban use of agriculture land for industries


April 12th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 12 (IANS) The Jharkhand government will soon formulate a law banning transfer of agriculture land for industrial use, Agriculture Minister Mathura Mahto said here Monday. "We will soon formulate a ... Read more...

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Kerala’s eco-friendly serpent abodes disappearing (Feature)


April 12th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
By T.G. Biju Kochi, April 12 (IANS) They are age-old ecological havens - groves with thickly foliaged trees, shrubs, lizards and frogs in abundance and snakes like the cobra as the reigning god. ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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