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Families remember Uphaar fire victims


June 13th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) With tears in their eyes and fond memories of their loved ones, families of the 59 people who died in the Uphaar cinema fire here ... Read more...

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15 years after Uphaar fire: Victims’ kin await justice


June 12th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Even after 15 years of the Uphaar cinema fire, the families of the 59 people who died in the incident await justice.They say they ... Read more...

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Turkish Empire recreated on ramp


February 20th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The famous grand bazaar of Istanbul with sights of Turkish harmony played a perfect backdrop as veteran designer JJ Valaya presented his collection seeking inspiration ... Read more...

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Karnataka down Tamil Nadu in U-25 cricket tourney


January 22nd, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) Karnataka maintained their unbeaten run in the South Zone Under-25 tournament for the P.S. Ram Mohan Trophy with a two-wicket win against arch-rivals Tamil Nadu here ... Read more...

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Film ‘Panchvati’ introduced me to Buddhism: Deepti Naval


November 28th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Actress Deepti Naval's association with Buddhism as an adult dates back to her movie "Panchvati", based on a short story by writer Kusum Ansal in ... Read more...

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Contemporary poets, storywriters to exhibit their oratory skills at Sahitya Akademi


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Contemporary Indian poets and short story writers are coming together on May 3 to exhibit their literary and oratory skills at the Sahitya Akademi here.Contemporary Indian poets ... Read more...

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Noted writer explores lives of Indians in South Africa


January 10th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) South Africa is a rainbow nation with complexities of colours and strands of life, says noted vernacular writer Kusum Ansal, who has come out ... Read more...

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No shield for Kanth in Uphaar fire case trial


August 26th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday refused to stay criminal proceedings against former police officer Amod Kanth for allegedly allowing extra seats in the Uphaar cinema hall where ... Read more...

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Uphaar tragedy: Court exempts Kanth from appearing


August 20th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) A city court hearing the Uphaar fire tragedy case Friday accepted the plea of former IPS officer Amod Kanth seeking exemption from appearing in court because of ... Read more...

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Relatives of Uphaar victims visit ground zero with a prayer


June 13th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Thirteen years on, relatives of the 59 victims who died in the devastating fire in Uphaar theatre in the capital, paid homage with a simple prayer ceremony ... Read more...

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Noted criminal lawyer dies after attack (Lead)


February 8th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) After battling for life for nearly two-weeks, noted criminal lawyer R.K. Naseem, who was allegedly attacked by his close relative and former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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Syed Modi badminton tournament to begin Tuesday


December 14th, 2009 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 14 (IANS) A host of international stars will compete in the Jaypee Cup Syed Modi International Grand Prix badminton, beginning here Tuesday. Top Indian stars, including Saina Nehwal and Chetan Anand, ... Read more...

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Early release of three Uphaar tragedy convicts criticised


September 10th, 2009 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The early release of three persons convicted in the Uphaar fire tragedy case has been criticised by the association of the victims' kin. The three accused got just ... Read more...

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Families of Uphaar fire victims appeal to President for rigid laws


July 10th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Members of the Association of Uphaar Tragedy Victims (AUTV) called on President Pratibha Devisingh Patil at New Delhi on Friday.They submitted a petition to the President demanding ... Read more...

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12th anniversary of Uphaar tragedy


June 13th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 13(ANI): Members of 28 families, who had lost 59 of their loved ones in the Uphaar cinema hall tragedy, observed the 12th anniversary of the tragedy on Saturday and ... Read more...

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12 years after Uphaar tragedy, victims’ families fight on


June 13th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Bound together by one traumatic incident that shattered their lives exactly 12 years ago, the 28 families who lost their loved ones in the Uphaar cinema fire ... Read more...

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12 years on, families of Uphaar victims say justice not done


June 12th, 2009 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Two court verdicts and 12 years on, families of 59 people who died in a devastating fire in Uphaar Cinema in the capital still feel they have ... Read more...

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Ansals make stern apex court judge quit bench hearing their appeals


January 23rd, 2009 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Real estate tycoons, the Ansal brothers Friday made a Supreme Court judge quit the bench hearing their appeal against conviction for lapses in the June 1997 Uphaar ... Read more...

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Uphaar fire victims start campaign for safety at public places


January 17th, 2009 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Victims of the Uphaar tragedy along with various civil society groups here Saturday launched a citizen's campaign to spread awareness about safety at public places and ensure ... Read more...

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Uphaar tragedy victims’ kin to start public safety campaign


January 16th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) With an aim to ensure proper and effective implementation of safety laws and regulations, the Association of Victims of the Uphaar Tragedy (AVUT) will initiate a citizen's ... Read more...

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Stay in jail, apex court tells Ansals


January 15th, 2009 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday refused to review and set aside its Sep 10 order that cancelled the Ansal brothers' bail and ordered jail for the real estate ... Read more...

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Strong case against Ansals in evidence tampering: court


January 7th, 2009 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) There was a strong possibility the Ansal brothers had provided a job to a court employee who was sacked for tampering with trial court records in ... Read more...

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Uphaar fire tragedy: accused fireman gets bail


December 20th, 2008 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Saturday granted bail to a former Delhi fire service employee in the Uphaar cinema tragedy that claimed 59 lives in 1997.H.S. Panwar's bail ... Read more...

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Ansals guilty in Uphaar fire, says high court but reduces jail term (Second lead)


December 19th, 2008 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Upholding the guilty verdict against real estate tycoons the Ansal brothers, the Delhi High Court Friday indicted them for their "complete disregard" of safety norms in the ... Read more...

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I have lost faith in the legal system, says Krishnamurthy


December 19th, 2008 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) A dejected Neelam Krishnamurty, the Association of Victims of Uphaar Tragedy (AVUT) convenor, broke down outside the Delhi High Court Friday after the judge reduced the jail ... Read more...

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Timeline of the Uphaar fire tragedy case


December 19th, 2008 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Following is the chronology of events in the 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy case:June 13, 1997: 59 people die of asphyxia as a fire breaks out in south ... Read more...

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Delhi High Court upholds Ansal brothers guilty verdict


December 19th, 2008 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday upheld a lower court verdict and held real estate tycoon brothers Gopal and Sushil Ansal guilty of criminal negligence in the 1997 ... Read more...

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Uphaar tragedy: High Court upholds conviction of Ansal brothers


December 19th, 2008 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 19 (ANI): The Delhi High Court today upheld a trial court''s order convicting Sushil and Gopal Ansal in connection with the 1997 Uphaar cinema hall fire tragedy. However, the ... Read more...

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Uphaar tragedy: Delhi HC to pronounce verdict today


December 19th, 2008 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 19 (ANI): The Delhi High Court is likely to pronounce its verdict on appeals filed by the Ansal brothers and other convicts challenging their conviction in the trial ... Read more...

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Ansals cannot disown responsibility for Uphaar fire: CBI to court


November 10th, 2008 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday told the Delhi High Court that the main cause of the Uphaar fire tragedy that killed 59 people was because ... Read more...

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Uphaar tragedy: Supreme Court refuses to review Ansals` bail cancellation


October 23rd, 2008 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 23 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to review an application filed by the Ansal brothers seeking review of their bail cancellation in the Uphaar cinema tragedy ... Read more...

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Ansals to share cell in Tihar jail


September 11th, 2008 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) From living life in the lap of luxury, real estate tycoon brothers Sushil and Gopal Ansal were Thursday sent to a dingy cell in the Tihar Jail ... Read more...

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Ansals calm while going to jail


September 11th, 2008 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Real estate tycoon brothers Sushil and Gopal Ansal seemed calm Thursday when they were taken to Delhi's Tihar Jail after being convicted for lapses that led to ... Read more...

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Ansal brothers sent to jail in Uphaar fire case


September 11th, 2008 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court Thursday sent real estate tycoons Sushil and Gopal Ansal to judicial custody till the time their appeal is heard ... Read more...

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Supreme Court cancels Ansal brothers’ bail


September 10th, 2008 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday cancelled the bail granted to property developer-brothers Gopal and Sushil Ansal, convicted for their role in the June 1997 Uphaar cinema hall fire ... Read more...

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