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Assam riots could be prevented: Rights body


September 11th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 11 (IANS) The Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) Tuesday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to order an inquiry into why the army was not deployed in ... Read more...

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Be sensitive to public concerns: President to police brass


September 8th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Saying that the constable is the face of the government in rural India, President Pranab Mukherjee has urged police to be sensitive to public ... Read more...

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East Delhi violence under control


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The situation in east Delhi's Mayur Vihar, where one person was killed and many people were injured following a mob that went on a rampage ... Read more...

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One dead, many injured in Delhi violence (Roundup)


September 3rd, 2012 - 3:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) One person was killed and many people were injured here Sunday as police fired at a mob which went on a rampage after two men ... Read more...

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Mob sets police booth, many vehicles afire in Delhi (Second Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Angered over two people on a two-wheeler getting injured after police forcibly stopped them, a mob set a police booth, a DTC bus and many ... Read more...

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Bangalore set for peaceful Eid amid tight security


August 19th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 19 (IANS) Bangalore is set to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr festival in peace Monday marking the end of the month-long Ramadan fast by Muslims amid tight security, as the city ... Read more...

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Indian held in Dhaka for smuggling tortoises


August 7th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 7 (IANS) An Indian was Tuesday arrested at the airport here for allegedly trying to smuggle over 100 baby tortoises, officials said.The tortoises were in two suitcases to ... Read more...

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More paramilitary forces readied for Assam


July 28th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The government Saturday said nearly 6,500 personnel of central paramilitary forces have been readied for Assam in the wake of sectarian clashes that have ... Read more...

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Briton jailed for bomb threat


July 25th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A 48-year-old Briton, who burst into a driving school and threatened to blow up the institute after failing a driving test twice, has been sentenced to ... Read more...

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36 Indian pilgrims die in Nepal bus crash (Second Lead)


July 15th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu/New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) At least 36 Indians were among 40 people killed Sunday when an overcrowded bus carrying Hindu pilgrims from India to a temple in Nepal veered ... Read more...

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35 pilgrims killed in Nepal bus accident (Lead)


July 15th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 15 (IANS) At least 35 pilgrims, most of them Indians, were killed and 12 injured in a road accident in western Nepal Sunday afternoon after their bus veered ... Read more...

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Delhi cop attacked for honking


July 12th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) A 30-year-old constable was attacked here with bricks by three men for honking his bike's horn while trying to go past their stalled vehicle, police ... Read more...

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British anti-terror hunt nets Batman, rat hunter


July 6th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) Police have arrested 13 people on terror charges ahead of the London Olympics but also netted two unlikely suspects - a man dressed as Batman and ... Read more...

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London terror plots: Six held, bus emptied on highway (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Armed police and forensic officers with sniffer dogs Thursday swooped down on a bus moving on a highway near London and asked all passengers to get ... Read more...

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IFS officer to be tried for human trafficking


June 9th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday framed charges of criminal conspiracy and corruption against an Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer and three others in a 2005 human ... Read more...

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Savaged by dogs, Briton fights for life


May 21st, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) A 30-year-old Briton is fighting for his life at a hospital after he was mauled by two savage dogs as he walked along a beach.The unnamed ... Read more...

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Nepal flood toll reaches 26


May 9th, 2012 - 2:51 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 9 (IANS) The toll in the Nepal's Seti river floods triggered by an avalanche in the Annapurna range has risen to 26 with police recovering more bodies Tuesday.According ... Read more...

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Nepalese government evacuates hundreds of squatters from Kathmandu


May 8th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 8 (IANS) The Nepalese government Tuesday ordered the evacuation of hundreds of squatters from the Bagmati riverside of capital Kathmandu.More than 500 police personnel from Nepal Police, ... Read more...

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Death toll in Nepal flood rises to 19


May 7th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 7 (IANS) The death toll in the floods in the Seti River in western Nepal triggered by an avalanche in the Annapurna range has risen to 19 with ... Read more...

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Britain unveils Olympics missile plan


May 4th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Britain Thursday unveiled surface-to-air missiles which could be deployed at six sites across London during the Olympics.The Rapier and smaller high-velocity missiles would be used as ... Read more...

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Four people taken hostage in London


April 27th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) At least four people were reportedly taken hostage Friday in a central London area, following which snipers, explosive experts and a police negotiator reached the spot ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh records 42 staged shoouts


April 24th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) With 42 cases, Uttar Pradesh recorded the highest number of alleged staged shootouts 2011-12 as a total of 194 such cases were registered in the ... Read more...

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Four Vasco da Gama players banned for brawl


April 19th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 19 (IANS) Four Vasco da Gama players have been given a combined 28-match ban for their part in a wild post-match brawl earlier this month.Eduardo Costa ... Read more...

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Over 55 percent turnout in Delhi civic polls, highest in 15 years (Roundup)


April 15th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The civic polls Sunday in the national capital saw a peaceful voting with an estimated 55 percent voter turnout - the highest in 15 ... Read more...

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Delhi votes to pick trifurcated civic body (Fourth Lead)


April 15th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The national capital voted Sunday to pick a new team for its trifurcated civic body, with more people coming out to vote this election ... Read more...

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Voting picks up in Delhi civic polls (Third Lead)


April 15th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Voting for the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections picked up as the day progressed Sunday with around 30 percent voters turning up ... Read more...

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Average voting in initial hours of Delhi civic polls (Second Lead)


April 15th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Around 12 to 15 percent voters turned up to exercise their franchise in the first three hours of polls to the trifurcated Municipal Corporation ... Read more...

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Delhi votes to elect new civic bodies (Lead)


April 15th, 2012 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Voting began Sunday morning for elections to Delhi's newly-formed three civic bodies that is witnessing a tough fight between the incumbent Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Voting begins for MCD elections


April 15th, 2012 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Polling for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi elections began Sunday morning at 11,543 booths across the capital.Over one crore voters are expected to exercise their ... Read more...

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Delhi Police geared up for Sunday’s civic polls (Lead)


April 14th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) With less than 24 hours to go for the elections to the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), Delhi Police have intensified patrolling across ... Read more...

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Delhi votes for three new civic bodies Sunday


April 14th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Come Sunday, residents of the capital will cast their votes in elections to the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) with a hope that ... Read more...

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30,000 cops to ensure peaceful Delhi civic polls


April 12th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) A total of 30,000 armed police personnel will be deployed during Sunday's civic polls across 11,572 polling booths in the capital.Besides, 60 companies of ... Read more...

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Media carnival greets Zardari


April 8th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Hordes of mediapersons, almost equalling the number of security persons present, thronged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's 7, Race Course Road residence here Sunday to ... Read more...

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No trace of hostages, fencing work stops


April 2nd, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, April 2 (IANS) With six hostages abducted by a separatist outfit in Mizoram untraced for a week, border fencing along the India-Bangladesh border has been stopped, officials said Monday."The ... Read more...

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No plans for new women’s battalions in paramilitary forces


March 13th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) There are no plans for raising new women's battalions or reserve battalions in the central armed police forces (CAPFs), parlaiment was informed Tuesday."At present, there ... Read more...

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