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Militants attack Pakistan air base


August 16th, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Militants wearing military uniforms attacked a key Pakistan Air Force base early Thursday, destroying at least one aircraft, a media report said.The attack took place around ... Read more...

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Traders go on strike against Karachi violence


June 13th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) A shutters-down strike is being observed in Pakistan's port city of Karachi Wednesday against the prevailing lawlessness, as eight more people have died in the ongoing ... Read more...

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Assembly elections: Winners and losers (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Prominent winners and losers in the five states are: Uttar PradeshWinners:Rita Bahuguna Joshi, Lucknow Cantt, CongressKalraj Mishra, Lucknow East, Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh: Prominent winners and losers


March 6th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) Prominent winners and losers in Uttar Pradesh:Winners:1. Rita Bahuguna Joshi, Lucknow Cantt, Congress2. Kalraj Mishra, Lucknow East, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)3. Abhishek Misra (ex-professor ... Read more...

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Court questions Uttar Pradesh on police station death


July 4th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 4 (IANS) Raising questions over the Uttar Pradesh police report on the murder and alleged rape of a teenaged girl in a police station, the Lucknow bench of ... Read more...

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Two tiger cubs spotted at Ranthambore National Park


April 25th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 25 (IANS) Two new tiger cubs have been spotted at the Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan's Sawai Madhopur district, taking the total number of cubs in the park ... Read more...

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Written test for guides at Ranthambore


March 8th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 8 (IANS) Worried by rising tourist complaints against "ignorant" nature guides at the famous Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan's Sawai Madhopur district, the authorities have decided that all ... Read more...

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Ayodhya verdict fair enough, say most Mumbaikars


September 30th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Most Mumbai residents welcomed the Allahabad High Court's Thursday ruling that the spot in Ayodhya where a makeshift temple was built hastily after razing the Babri mosque in ... Read more...

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Fatehpur Sikri gets a makeover ahead of Commonwealth Games


July 13th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by ANI
Fatehpur Sikri (Uttar Pradesh), July 13 (ANI): As the Commonwealth Games near, Fatehpur Sikri, one of UNESCO's World Heritage sites near Agra, is also undergoing renovation."Eight teams of architects have been deployed ... Read more...

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Crime files of mafia dons go missing


June 12th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 12 (IANS) Crime files of some notorious mafia dons have gone missing from the courts in Uttar Pradesh, a police officer said Saturday. The Uttar Pradesh Police realised Thursday that ... Read more...

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Muslim Conference chief blames RAW for suicide attacks in PoK


January 25th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Jan. 25 (ANI): The chief of Muslim Conference Sardar Atiq has blamed Indian intelligence agency RAW for its involvement in launching suicide attacks in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.Addressing a program here, Sardar Atiq ... Read more...

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Second Delhi Metro accident injures six, Sreedharan stays (Roundup)


July 13th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Six people were injured Monday in a second accident involving Delhi Metro in as many days, ironically at the very site where a disaster a day earlier ... Read more...

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Muslim vote crucial in fifth phase (Poll Curtainraiser - Uttar Pradesh)


May 12th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 12 (IANS) Most of the 14 Lok Sabha seats up for grabs in the fifth and last phase of the polls in Uttar Pradesh Wednesday have large Muslim populations, ... Read more...

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I am not sure if NDA will get majority: Sushma Swaraj


April 1st, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 1 (IANS) In a candid admission just a fortnight before elections, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj Wednesday said she was not confident of the party-led National ... Read more...

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Expelled Samjawadi Party MP joins Uttar Pradesh regional party


March 9th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 9 (IANS) Apna Dal, a regional party in Uttar Pradesh, Monday announced that expelled Samjawadi Party MP Atiq Ahmad had joined it and would be its candidate for the state's ... Read more...

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Jaipur blast accused brought to Ahmedabad for questioning


October 10th, 2008 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Oct 10 (ANI): The two Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) members accused in the Jaipur blasts have been brought to Ahmedabad for interrogation in connection with the July 26 ... Read more...

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Delhi blast suspect, associate killed in police encounter


September 19th, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 19 (ANI): Atiq, a militant wanted in connection with the serial blasts in Delhi and Ahmedabad, and his associate were killed while two Delhi police personnel were injured ... Read more...

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PoK PM says Musharrafs resign will not affect Paks K-policy


August 20th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Muzaffarabad (PoK), Aug 20 (ANI): Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK) prime minister Sardar Atiq Ahmed Khan has said that former president Pervez Musharrafs resignation would not affect Pakistan s policy on Kashmir .The prime ... Read more...

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Two brothers shot at by motorcycle-borne assailants


July 23rd, 2008 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Two brothers were shot at Tuesday by motorcycle-borne assailants in Karawal Nagar area of northeast Delhi, the police said. Shafiq, 38, and Atiq, 27, both vegetable traders ... Read more...

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Speaker suspends Lok Sabha debate following opposition ire


July 22nd, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee was forced to adjourn proceedings in the Lower House on the second and final day of a special session called to ... Read more...

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Second days debate on confidence vote begins in Lok Sabha


July 22nd, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , July 22 (ANI): The second days debate over the trust vote began in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government will face the trust ... Read more...

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PCB hires Moin-ul Atiq to groom young players


July 22nd, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 22 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to hire former batsman Moin-ul Atiq to groom young players.My job is to basically give lectures to the players the ... Read more...

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Government will prove its majority: Manmohan Singh


July 21st, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today said that his Government would prove its majority in the house during the July 22 floor test. Arriving at Parliament, Dr. ... Read more...

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Special Lok Sabha session begins


July 21st, 2008 - 10:09 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): The two-day special session of the Lok Sabha will begin here today where the trust vote by the UPA government will be taken up.The special session ... Read more...

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To stave off poaching, Samajwadi Party MPs camp in Delhi


July 18th, 2008 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Fearing its MPs could be poached by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati ahead of the July 22 trust vote, the Samajwadi Party leadership is taking extra care ... Read more...

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With polls ahead, parties worry about errant MPs (Political Prattle)


July 18th, 2008 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The timing of the trust vote could not have been worse, say political parties. With general elections scheduled anyway for May 2009, neither the ruling UPA nor ... Read more...

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Mulayam accuses Mayawati of luring MPs


July 16th, 2008 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 16 (IANS) Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav Wednesday accused Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati of offering money to jailed MPs from the state to vote against Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party drive to ensure MPs do not cross-vote


July 10th, 2008 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 10 (IANS) In an effort to keep all its flock together to ensure the UPA government wins a floor test in parliament, the Samajwadi Party has initiated a contact drive ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party to extend outside support to UPA (Second Lead)


July 8th, 2008 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party Tuesday formally declared support for the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) soon after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's government was reduced to a minority following ... Read more...

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POK PM condemned for demanding conversion of LoC into Line of Commerce


June 24th, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 24 (ANI): Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan Secretary-General Syed Munawar Hasan has strongly condemned the statement of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir Prime Minister Sardar Atiq Ahmad Khan pleading to convert the Line of ... Read more...

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Ex-SP MP Atiq Ahmed arrested in Delhi


February 1st, 2008 - 2:28 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 01 (ANI): Delhi Police has arrested the expelled Samajwad Party Member of Parliament (MP) Atiq Ahmed here today. Ahmed was wanted in more than dozen criminal cases including murder case ... Read more...

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Mayawati alleges threat to her life from Congress leaders; Congress refutes


January 7th, 2008 - 7:14 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Jan 7 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawatis allegation that certain Congress leaders were conspiring to eliminate her has been refuted by the Congress party. Alleging threat to her life, Maywati ... Read more...

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