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Explain sedition charges against cartoonist, court tells police


September 14th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Friday said it will create a framework on slapping a sedition charge in future as it heard a public interest litigation ... Read more...

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Release cartoonist Trivedi or face protest: Kejriwal


September 11th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) India Against Corruption (IAC) member Arvind Kejriwal Tuesday threatened to sit on a protest outside the prison where cartoonist Aseem Trivedi has been jailed if ... Read more...

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IAC slams action against protests, cartoonist’s arrest (Second Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 10 (IANS) India Against Corruption (IAC) members Arvind Kejriwal, Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav slammed the union government for suppressing peaceful protests at Onkareswar dam and Kudankulam nuclear ... Read more...

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‘India’s growth at the cost of environment’


May 20th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The making of global India is at the cost of the environment, authors Ashish Kothari and Aseem Shrivastava say in their new work "Churning The ... Read more...

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‘No damage to EVMs in Lucknow strong-room’


February 26th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 26 (IANS) The Election Commission Sunday denied any damage to the electronic voting machines (EVMs) due to seepage from an overhead water tank in a strong-room where the ... Read more...

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Direct webcast of poll in Agra


February 19th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 19 (IANS) For the first time, a direct webcast of the poll exercise from 50 stations would be watched by Election Commission functionaries and senior officials in this ... Read more...

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Bomb scare at Taj Mahal


January 4th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 4 (IANS) An anonymous telephonic warning forced security forces to comb the Taj Mahal for a hidden bomb Wednesday afternoon, but it proved to be a hoax call.Police ... Read more...

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Chopper over Taj rings security alarm (Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 16 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has filed a police complaint after a private company's helicopter flew 11 rounds over the Taj Mahal, causing alarm among ... Read more...

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Chopper over Taj causes flutter, ASI files complaint


December 16th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 16 (IANS) A helicopter of a private company hovered over the Taj Mahal and made several rounds of the 17th century world heritage monument Wednesday, causing alarm among ... Read more...

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Rejected lover attacks girl, mother with bombs


November 12th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Nov 12 (IANS) A rejected lover attacked a girl and her mother with crude bombs in this Taj city, injuring them seriously, police said Saturday. The youth has been ... Read more...

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Himachal cricket body officials get jail for match disruption


October 14th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 14 (IANS) Over five and a half years after a domestic cricket match scheduled here was put off, a court here Friday held six people, including two ... Read more...

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Agra blast bomb unique in welding design: police


September 22nd, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 22 (IANS) The crude improvised explosive device (IED) used in the Sep 17 Agra blast that injured four people was "unique" in its design, investigators said Thursday, ... Read more...

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From cops to clerks, Taj city comes clean on graft


September 3rd, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 3 (IANS) After moving the police to take a collective oath, the Anna effect has now begun to influence other government segments in the city of Taj Mahal.Last ... Read more...

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Agra police take no-bribe pledge


August 28th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 28 (IANS) Police personnel here Sunday adopted a pledge to refrain from seeking or accepting bribes.The move was an initiative of Aseem Arun, a 1994 batch Indian ... Read more...

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Spurt in rapes shocks Taj city


July 27th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 27 (IANS) More than 25 sex-related crimes against women from April to July have left people in and around the Taj city shocked, with civil society accusing ... Read more...

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Blasts suspect’s family awaits body for funeral


July 18th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) The body of Faiz Usmani, who died after being detained for suspected links with the July 13 bomb attacks here, would be handed over to his ... Read more...

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Agra doctors call off strike


May 28th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 28 (IANS) The three-day strike by more than 200 doctors in Agra was called off Saturday evening after assurances by the district authorities that action will be taken ... Read more...

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200 Agra doctors on strike


May 26th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 26 (IANS) More than 200 private doctors here went on strike Thursday after a doctor alleged that he and his wife were beaten up by the relatives of ... Read more...

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Four of a family killed near Agra


May 24th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 24 (IANS) Four people of a family - husband, wife and two children - were killed by a gang of unidentified men in the Fatehpur Sikri area ... Read more...

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Farmers’ stir: More forces deployed in Agra


May 9th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 9 (IANS) Additional companies of the Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) and the Uttar Pradesh Police moved into volatile areas here as an uneasy calm prevailed Monday, a day ... Read more...

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Farmers clash with Indian police over new expressway


May 9th, 2011 - 3:40 am ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- Angry farmers on Sunday went on a rampage in northern India as they continued protesting against the state's government's land policies, the Hindustan Times reported.Farmers pelted ... Read more...

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Farmers’ fury spreads, death toll four (Fourth Lead, correcting designation in para 4)


May 9th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow/Agra/Greater Noida, May 8 (IANS) Farmers' fury over land takeover spread Sunday to Agra and Aligarh districts in Uttar Pradesh as the number of dead in clashes with security ... Read more...

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Farmers’ fury spreads, death toll four (Third Lead)


May 8th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/Agra/Greater Noida, May 8 (IANS) Farmers' fury over land takeover spread Sunday to Agra and Aligarh districts in Uttar Pradesh as the number of dead in clashes with security ... Read more...

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Farmer fury spreads, death toll is four (Second Lead)


May 8th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agra/Greater Noida, May 8 (IANS) Farmers' fury over land takeover spread Sunday to Agra in Uttar Pradesh as the number of dead in clashes with security forces in Greater Noida ... Read more...

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Engineering student brutally assaulted by seniors


April 22nd, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), April 22 (IANS) A first year engineering student was hospitalised after a brutal assault by four seniors as part of ragging at a government-run university campus here, ... Read more...

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Chambal dacoit shot dead in Uttar Pradesh


March 16th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 16 (IANS) A dreaded Chambal dacoit who carried a reward of Rs.50,000 for his capture has been shot dead in Uttar Pradesh, police said.Vishnu Parihar, 28, was killed ... Read more...

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Unidentified bodies to be treated decently in Agra


January 14th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 14 (IANS) The Agra police have announced measures to ensure that unidentified bodies, earlier allegedly thrown into the Yamuna river, are not callously disposed of without any records.Deputy Inspector General ... Read more...

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Seven cops suspended for partying with criminals


November 26th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 26 (IANS) Seven Uttar Pradesh policemen were suspended for partying with four criminals and their associates at a hotel here, police said Friday.The policemen had brought the criminals from Gorakhpur ... Read more...

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AMU holds talks over tie up with American varsities


March 31st, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh/New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) A team of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) officials Wednesday held talks with representatives of American universities in New Delhi on academic collaboration between US varsities and AMU. ... Read more...

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India exits from Under-19 World Cup


January 23rd, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Lincoln (New Zealand), Jan.23 (ANI): Defending champions India lost narrowly to challengers Pakistan in the quarter-final of the under-19 World Cup here today.Both teams livened up a contest that, at one stage, ... Read more...

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New novella series hits Indian book bazaar


December 23rd, 2009 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Taking a cue from the continuing demand for short novels like John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" and Franz Kafka's "Metamorphosis" more than five decades after their ... Read more...

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Prince Thakur prevails in national squash qualifiers


December 15th, 2009 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Prince Thakur overcame Raunak Garg 11-14, 11-9, 11-6, in the qualifying round of the Senior National squash championship at the Delhi Gymkhana courts here Tuesday. Other results:Round 2- ... Read more...

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Mohun Bagan in semis with draw against Mahindra


September 6th, 2009 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) City giants Mohun Bagan squeezed into the semi-final with a 1-1 draw against Mumbai's Mahindra United in a well-fought group C encounter of the 114th IFA Shield football ... Read more...

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Decomposed body of tiger recovered in Bandhavgarh


May 9th, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 9 (IANS) Yet another tiger, the second in a fortnight, has been found dead in Madhya Pradesh's Bandhavgarh National Park, its director said Saturday. He, however, ruled out the possibility ... Read more...

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Suspected thief missing from jail, family cries foul


November 10th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 10 (IANS) A suspected thief has gone missing from police custody in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district, a week after he was held, and his relatives have accused the police of ... Read more...

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