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Shutdown widespread in Rajasthan


September 20th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 20 (IANS) The nationwide shutdown called by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and other parties witnessed widespread response in Rajasthan Thursday with traders associations extending support to it.Markets, ... Read more...

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Sachin Pilot first serving minister to join Territorial Army


September 6th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sept 6 (IANS) Congress MP Sachin Pilot Thursday became the first serving union minister to be commissioned as a regular officer in the Territorial Army, and stressed ... Read more...

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Zardari, Manmohan meeting a mere ritual: Pakistani daily


September 1st, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 1 (IANS) Pakistan has to "dispel the impression that the procrastination of the Mumbai suspects' trial is on purpose", said a leading Pakistani daily that described President ... Read more...

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Woman branded a witch, beaten up in Rajasthan


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 21 (IANS)A 50-year old woman in Rajasthan's Ajmer district approached the police Tuesday accusing her neighbours of branding her a witch and beating up her and her ... Read more...

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Youth arrested for blackmail, rape in Ajmer


August 19th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 19 (IANS) A 19-year old youth was arrested in Rajasthan's Ajmer district Sunday for allegedly raping a teenaged girl by blackmailing her on the basis of an MMS ... Read more...

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People protest power tariff hike in Rajasthan


August 9th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 9 (IANS) People in Rajasthan are up in arms against the hike in power tariff saying it would put more burden on them, especially at a time of ... Read more...

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Police to question 10 Maruti union leaders for a week


August 2nd, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 2 (IANS) Ten Maruti Suzuki union leaders were Thursday sent to police custody for seven days by a court here for their alleged role in the July 18 ... Read more...

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Woman commits suicide along with two sons in Rajasthan


July 27th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 27 (IANS) A 32-year old woman allegedly committed suicide by throwing herself into a well in Rajasthan's Ajmer district along with her two sons aged 6 and 8 ... Read more...

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Punjab civil surgeon held taking bribe


July 25th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 25 (IANS) A civil surgeon in Punjab was arrested Wednesday while accepting a bribe of Rs.25,000 from a sweetshop owner, police said.A state vigilance bureau team caught Jai ... Read more...

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SC curbs on NIA questioning Sadhvi Pragya (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday restrained the NIA from interrogating Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur in connection with the 2007 murder of Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh activist Sunil ... Read more...

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Three die as bus overturns in Rajasthan


July 8th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 8 (IANS) Three people were killed and 17 others injured Sunday when a bus in which they were travelling turned over after hitting a road divider in Rajasthan's ... Read more...

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Pushkar is where it’s kosher for Israeli tourists (Travel Feature)


July 5th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Pushkar (Rajasthan), July 5 (IANS) Signboards and menus in Hebrew, shopkeepers greeting visitors with "shalom" and familiar food like humus, wraps and soup with dumplings. It's a mini Israel out ... Read more...

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Man kills mother, brother for money


June 29th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 29 (IANS) A 30-year-old unemployed man killed his mother and younger brother in Rajasthan's Ajmer town Friday after they refused to lend him money, police said.The man, identified ... Read more...

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16-year-old girl in Rajasthan alleges gang rape


June 29th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 29 (IANS) A 16-year-old girl has lodged a complaint with the police that she was abducted, confined to a car and gang-raped for 20 days by five youths ... Read more...

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CBSE results: Girls outperform boys; Chennai region tops (Roundup)


May 28th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Girls continued to outperform boys in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) class 12 results declared here Monday. Among the eight CBSE regions, Chennai ... Read more...

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Food poisoning kills child, hospitalises 12 in Rajasthan


May 25th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 25 (IANS) A three-year-old child died of food poisoning after having breakfast Friday while 12 others from his family were admitted to a hospital here in Rajasthan, police ... Read more...

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Not a single dry eye as Chisty meets family


May 17th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 17 (IANS) Emotions ran high as virologist Mohammed Khalil Chisty, who spent 20 years in India following a 1992 murder, was reunited with his family in Karachi.Chisty, 80, ... Read more...

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Zardari sending plane to fly Chisty home


May 15th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 15 (IANS) Virologist Mohammed Khalil Chisty will return to Pakistan from India after 20 years in jail on board a special aircraft being sent by President Asif ... Read more...

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Chisti may meet Sarabjit in Pakistan


May 11th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, May 11 (IANS) Octogenarian Pakistani prisoner Mohammad Khalil Chisti, who was Thursday permitted by the Supreme Court to visit Pakistan for a temporary stay, would like to meet Sarabjit ... Read more...

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Pakistan calls off Sir Creek talks with India


May 10th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Pakistan has called off a meeting with India to discuss their Sir Creek maritime boundary dispute, an official said here Thursday. Pakistan seems keen ... Read more...

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Apex court allows Chisty to visit Pakistan (Second Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday permitted octogenerian Pakistani virologist Mohammad Khalil Chisty to visit his country during the pendency of his appeal against his conviction in ... Read more...

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Supreme Court hints Pakistani virologist may get relief


May 7th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Even as the central government Monday resisted Mohammad Khalil Chisty's plea seeking permission to travel to Pakistan, the Supreme Court indicated it may grant relief ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Rajasthan road accident


May 6th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 6 (IANS) Seven people were killed and six seriously wounded Saturday when the vehicle they were travelling in collided with a speeding truck in Rajasthan's Ajmer district, police ... Read more...

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SC impleads government on Pakistani virologist’s plea (Lead)


May 4th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday asked the central government to state its position on ailing Pakistani virologist Mohammad Khalil Chisty, who has sought permission to visit ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily seeks mechanism on prisoners’ repatriation


April 16th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 16 (IANS) Pakistan and India should work out a permanent mechanism through which prisoners in each other's jails are "swiftly repatriated after completion of their sentences and ... Read more...

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Zardari writes to Manmohan for Chisty’s repatriation (Lead)


April 14th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 14 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh urging him to send home on humanitarian grounds Pakistani scientist Khalil Chisty, who ... Read more...

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Send Chisty to Pakistan, Zardari tells Manmohan


April 14th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 14 (IANS) Mohammad Khalil Chisty, 80, who has been granted bail by the Indian Supreme Court should be sent to Pakistan on humanitarian grounds, President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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India must let Chisty, Pakistani fishermen return: Activists


April 13th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) A group of activists working to improve India-Pakistan relations Friday appealed to the Indian government to let Pakistani doctor Mohammad Khalil Chisty return home and release ... Read more...

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Manmohan-Zardari talks unleash positive trends in India-Pakistan ties (Lead)


April 12th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's visit to India appears to have triggered a chain of positive events, with Pakistani scientist Mohammed Khalil Chisty getting ... Read more...

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New visa agreement soon between India and Pakistan: Envoy


April 9th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) India and Pakistan may finalise a new visa agreement soon to boost business ties between the two countries, Pakistan's High Commissioner to India Shahid ... Read more...

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Zardari came to India with open mind: Bansal


April 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari came to India with an open mind and expressed his opposition to terrorism in any form, union minister P.K. ... Read more...

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Bail to Chisty comes at a significant time, says nephew


April 9th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The bail for Pakistani doctor Mohammad Khalil Chisty has come at a very significant time for his family, his nephew said Monday, a day ... Read more...

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Zardari’s entourage misuse of public funds: Daily


April 9th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) Asif Ali Zardari "needs to understand that if he is to avoid ridicule on home ground, then 'private' is 'private'," said a daily after the ... Read more...

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SC grants bail to Pakistani doctor Chisty


April 9th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday granted bail to Pakistani doctor Mohammad Khalil Chisty, who is undergoing life imprisonment in a jail in Ajmer for involvement in ... Read more...

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Manmohan must visit Pakistan to maintain momentum: daily


April 9th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should undertake a reciprocal visit to Pakistan in the near future "if momentum is to be maintained" from President Asif ... Read more...

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