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Gang of fraudsters busted, three arrested from UP


September 19th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Three members of an international gang of fraudsters have been arrested for duping hundreds of people in the country of crores of rupees, police said ... Read more...

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Indians must rise above caste, creed, colour and religion: Amitabh Bachchan (Interview)


August 31st, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) It's time for Indians to rise above the biases of caste, creed, colour and religion, says Indian cinema's icon Amitabh Bachchan who believes firmly that ... Read more...

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Northern grid came close to tripping Monday: UP officials


August 20th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) The Northern grid came close to snapping Monday but for the timely intervention of Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited, state government officials said.The grid frequency dipped ... Read more...

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Eid celebrated with traditional fervour in Uttar Pradesh


August 20th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) It was a day of prayers and feasting in Uttar Pradesh Monday when Muslims turned up in large numbers to celebrate with traditional fervour Eid-ul-Fitr to ... Read more...

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Police put on high alert after violence in Uttar Pradesh


August 18th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 18 (IANS) Police in Uttar Pradesh were put on high alert Saturday and the intelligence set-up was spruced up following violence after 'alvida namaaz' in this Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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As youngster, Big B was in awe of dacoit Man Singh


August 16th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan has bravely fought many dacoits in his films, but there was one who the megastar was in awe of in real life - ... Read more...

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Work on Rae Bareli AIIMS to begin soon: Azad


August 9th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 8 (IANS) Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Wednesday announced that work on the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Rae Bareli, the parliamentary constituency ... Read more...

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3 lakh passengers, 300 trains stranded in eight states (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Around 3 lakh passengers were Tuesday stranded in over 300 trains across eight states after the northern and eastern grids failed, crippling operations ... Read more...

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UP comes to a grinding halt due to power failure


July 31st, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 31 (IANS) Life came to a standstill in Uttar Pradesh Tuesday as the Northen Grid tripped again around 1:30 p.m.,leading to a power blackout in most towns and ... Read more...

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50 percent power restored in UP, many trains stranded


July 30th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) Power in the state capital and major towns of Uttar Pradesh limped back to normalcy Monday, eight hours after the Northern Grid tripped, while many ... Read more...

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50 percent power restored in UP, many trains stranded


July 30th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) Power in the state capital and major towns of Uttar Pradesh limped back to normalcy Monday, eight hours after the Northern Grid tripped, while many ... Read more...

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UP to get 148 model schools: Sonia Gandhi


July 26th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Rae Bareli, July 26 (IANS) In the first visit to her Lok Sabha constituency in Rae Bareli after the Congress party's poll debacle in Uttar Pradesh, UPA chairperson Sonia ... Read more...

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Aarushi murder: Post-mortem doctor deposes in court


July 24th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 24 (IANS) In the Aarushi-Hemraj double murder case, the CBI Tuesday presented a doctor, who conducted the post-mortem on the teen, as its fifth witness.Doctor Sunil Kumar Dohre ... Read more...

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UP to develop Buddhist, Sufi and Hindu religious circuits


July 21st, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 21 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh and the central governments Saturday announced their "serious willingness" to undertake a host of measures to shore up tourism in the state.Addressing a ... Read more...

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Plan panel approves Rs.57,800 crore for Uttar Pradesh


July 18th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Planning Commission Wednesday approved a Rs.57,800 crore outlay for Uttar Pradesh for the 2012-13 fiscal.The annual plan package is of Rs.57,000 crore, while Rs.800 ... Read more...

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Over Rs.1 crore stolen from Axis Bank ATMs in Allahabad


July 15th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Allahabad, July 14 (IANS) In a sensational incident, over Rs.1 crore was stolen Saturday from different ATMs of Axis bank in Allahabad, police said Saturday.The matter came to light Saturday ... Read more...

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Protesters demand clean Ganga, Yamuna


June 18th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Hundreds of protesters gathered at the capital's protest hotspot Jantar Mantar Monday, demanding the government initiate quick action to clean up the Ganga and Yamuna ... Read more...

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UP local bodies’ election will go ahead: Supreme Court (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) In a breather for the less than three-month-old Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh, the Supreme Court Monday declined to stall the election of chairpersons ... Read more...

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UP local bodies’ election will go ahead: Supreme Court


June 11th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) In a breather for the newly-elected Uttar Pradesh government, the Supreme Court Monday declined to stall the election of chairpersons of the state's local bodies ... Read more...

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Northeast India’s first IIIT coming up in Tripura


June 8th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 8 (IANS) Northeast India's first IIIT (Indian Institute of Information Technology) will be set up in Tripura, a minister said here Friday.Tripura Education Minister Tapan Chakraborty told reporters: ... Read more...

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China cautions its citizens to be careful in India (Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) In an unusual advisory, China has cautioned its citizens travelling to India to be alert in the wake of a nationwide strike against the petroleum ... Read more...

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China cautions its citizens travelling to India


June 4th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) China has cautioned its citizens travelling to India to check about travel disruptions due to the May 31 nationwide strike against petroleum fuel hike and ... Read more...

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Shutdown disrupts life across UP, train services disrupted


May 31st, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 31 (IANS) The shutdown call against the petrol price hike, supported by the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP), disrupted life in all cities and towns of Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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Bihar axes appointment of 11 school teachers


May 30th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 30 (IANS) The Bihar government has cancelled the appointment of 11 teachers in primary schools in Kaimur district after their training certificates were found unacceptable, officials said Wednesday.District ... 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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CBSE results: Cheating cases rise in Delhi


May 28th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The number of students in the capital who were caught using unfair means in the Central Board of Secondary Education's (CBSE) Class 12 examinations has ... Read more...

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Homage to Nehru on 48th death anniversary


May 27th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) India Sunday paid homage to its first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, on his 48th death anniversary.President Pratibha Patil, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Congress ... Read more...

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BJP leader injured while burning effigy


May 24th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, May 24 (IANS) A BJP local leader sustained serious burn injuries here Thursday when her sari caught fire during a protest against the fuel price hike, police said.Pallavi ... Read more...

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Scorching sun, power outages add to UP’s ’summer misery’


May 22nd, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 22 (IANS) The gruelling heat wave that started in Uttar Pradesh a week ago shows no sign of abating with the mercury expected to touch 45 degrees Celsius ... Read more...

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With Rs.669 crore, UP speeds up Kumbh Mela work


April 27th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 27 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has taken up Kumbh Mela 2013 on a priority basis and asked various agencies to speed up work on a war footing, ... Read more...

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Death of Indian engineer in US being probed


April 25th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) US authorities are investigating the death of a 28-year old Indian engineer in his apartment in Dallas, according to the Telugu Association of North America (TANA).Nikhil ... Read more...

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Akhilesh meets PM, seeks funds for central aided projects (Lead)


April 14th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Saturday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here and discussed a range of issues, including funding for development projects, ... Read more...

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Akhilesh meets PM, seeks funds for central aided projects


April 14th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Saturday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here and discussed a range of issues with him, including funding for ... Read more...

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UP jewellers protest duty hike


March 31st, 2012 - 2:43 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 31 (IANS) Business across the state was crippled Friday as jewellers in Uttar Pradesh observed a shutdown in protest of the central government's decision to hike excise, ... Read more...

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UP reverses Mayawati’s police change


March 20th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 19 (IANS) In a major decision, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday did away with the unique initiative of his predecessor Mayawati wherein deputy inspector generals of ... Read more...

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