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Parents, five relatives get jail for human sacrifice of two kids


December 1st, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Dec 1 (IANS) A local court here Thursday sentenced seven people to five years' rigorous imprisonment for murder of two children, which later turned out to be a ... Read more...

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Fish to brinjal fry…take your pick at Puja (Feature)


October 3rd, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 3 (IANS) From piping hot luchis to khichdi with a Bengali twist to lip-smacking fish dishes, foodies are spoilt for choice during the five-day Durga Puja, which seems ... Read more...

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Female Maoist complains of torture, surrenders in West Bengal


November 17th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Bankura (West Bengal), Nov.17 (ANI): A female Maoist Rumpa Mahato (30) has surrendered before the West Bengal Police in Bankura District.Mahato said that the Maoists physically and mentally tortured her prompting her ... Read more...

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Durga Puja celebrated with great fervour in West Bengal


October 16th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Sankha GhoshKolkata, Oct.16 (ANI): People in West Bengal celebrated 'Durga Puja' with deep fervour and traditional rituals on Saturday, as people in different parts of the country today marked Mahanavami, the ... Read more...

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Shop till you drop in Kolkata! It’s Durga Puja time


October 11th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 11 (IANS) With Durga Puja barely a couple of days away, shopping in Kolkata is at its peak. Saris, dhoti-kurtas, traditional jewellery, sweets, gift items have flooded the markets and ... Read more...

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‘Garbage girl’ gets ‘Green Hero’ award


July 2nd, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 2 (IANS) The 'garbage girl' of the mountains was honoured with a 'Green Hero' award at an environment film festival that began in the Himachal Pradesh state capital Friday. British national ... Read more...

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Transcript shows CID official knew Goa blast accused


October 18th, 2009 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 18 (IANS) The police were on a lookout for Malgunda Patil five days before he and his accomplice were killed in a blast Friday night while ferrying explosives in South ... Read more...

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Bollywood actors celebrate Durga puja


September 27th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Sep 27 (ANI): Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan along with his mother Jaya Bachchan, wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and sister Shweta Nanda visited a temple at Khar in Mumbai on Saturday ... Read more...

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Death toll rises to 140 in Naina Devi temple stampede in Himachal (Update)


August 3rd, 2008 - 10:05 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, August 3 (ANI): The death toll in Naina Devi temple stamped in Bilaspur District of Himachal Pradesh has risen to 140.The incident took place around 10:00 a.m. after a ... Read more...

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Toll in Himachal hill shrine stampede mounts to 145 (Fourth Lead)


August 3rd, 2008 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Naina Devi (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 3 (IANS) At least 145 people were killed and 40 injured in a stampede at the Naina Devi temple in Himachal Pradesh when throngs of devotees panicked ... Read more...

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123 killed in temple stampede in Himachal (Third Lead)


August 3rd, 2008 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Naina Devi (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 3 (IANS) Over 120 people were killed and 40 injured in a stampede at the Naina Devi temple in Himachal Pradesh when throngs of devotees panicked after ... Read more...

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80 feared dead, over 100 injured at Naina Devi temple stampede in Himachal


August 3rd, 2008 - 8:01 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, Aug 3 (ANI): At least 80 people were killed and over 100 were injured, when a stampede occurred at the famous Naina Devi temple in Bilaspur District of Himachal Pradesh. ... Read more...

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70 killed in temple stampede in Himachal (Second Lead)


August 3rd, 2008 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bilaspur (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 3 (IANS) Seventy people were killed and around 40 injured in a stampede at the famous Naina Devi temple in Himachal Pradesh Sunday, police said. Additional Director General ... Read more...

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Over 50 killed, 300 injured in temple stampede (Lead, Changing dateline)


August 3rd, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bilaspur (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 3 (IANS) Over 50 devotees were killed and more than 300 injured in a stampede at the famous Naina Devi temple in Himachal Pradesh Sunday. Randhir Sharma, ruling ... Read more...

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Seven killed in temple stampede in Himachal


August 3rd, 2008 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 3 (IANS) A stampede at the famous Naina Devi temple in Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh Sunday left at least seven people dead and over 200 injured, the police said. ... Read more...

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Devotees throng Khir Bhawani shrine in Kashmir


June 12th, 2008 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 11 (IANS) Thousands of Kashmiri Hindu devotees Wednesday gathered at the shrine of Mata Khir Bhawani here to observe the deity's annual festival. Despite a general shutdown called by the ... Read more...

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