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Uttar Pradesh mosques double up as primary schools (With Image)


February 7th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 7 (IANS) Amid the mushrooming convent schools, mosques still continue to be popular centres of learning at least up to the primary class level in Uttar ... Read more...

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Azamgarh tense after student’s death in accident


November 4th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 4 (IANS) A mob fought pitched battles with police and resorted to arson and vandalism in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district Friday after a school student was mowed down ... Read more...

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Police post torched during protest


November 2nd, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 2 (IANS) Furious after a bus ran over a school girl Wednesday, hundreds fought pitched battles with police and torched a police post in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district, ... Read more...

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Eight killed as jeep runs over Ramlila audience


October 28th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 28 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and six injured after they were run over by a jeep while watching the Ramlila, a mythological Hindu play, in ... Read more...

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Youth kills girl, commits suicide in Uttar Pradesh


October 5th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 5 (IANS) A youth in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district Wednesday shot his teenaged girlfriend dead and committed suicide after the girl reportedly turned down his marriage proposal, police ... Read more...

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Locals clash with police after minor’s killing


July 29th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 29 (IANS) A Class 2 student was mowed down by a bus in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district Friday, sparking violence and tension as protestors clashed with the police ... Read more...

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Policeman dies, 10 hospitalised after physical test


July 27th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 27 (IANS) In a second incident of its kind in less than a week, a police constable died and 10 others were hospitalised Wednesday after falling unconscious during ... Read more...

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Three crushed to death by train, 12 hurt


June 27th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 27 (IANS) Three people were killed and 12 injured early Monday when an express train hit them while they were removing an uprooted tree from a railway track ... Read more...

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Social audit highlights flaws in Uttar Pradesh power scheme


June 23rd, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) After bringing a ray of hope to the power-starved locals, a central government-backed rural electrification scheme in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district failed miserably due to ... Read more...

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Villagers left out of rural power scheme: Greenpeace


May 10th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh), May 10 (IANS) A large section of people in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district have been left out of the Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY), a scheme ... Read more...

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Greens to assess central power scheme in Uttar Pradesh


April 6th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, April 6 (IANS) Amidst a looming energy crisis in Uttar Pradesh, environment and rights organisations Wednesday announced launch of a social audit of a central government scheme for rural ... Read more...

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Man held with antique idol worth Rs.3 cr


April 1st, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 1 (IANS) A man has been arrested in Mau area of Uttar Pradesh with an antique Buddha idol worth around Rs.3 crore that was stolen from Bihar a ... Read more...

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Abu Salem threatening me, says his brother


February 15th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 15 (IANS) Underworld don Abu Salem has been charged with threatening his brother Abu Jais here over a property dispute.Jais, who lives in Azamgarh - the native district ... Read more...

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Class 8 student kills classmate for his mobile


January 10th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 10 (IANS) A class 8 student was arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district for allegedly killing his classmate to get his funky mobile phone for listening Bollywood songs stored in ... Read more...

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Five men held for firearms racket in Uttar Pradesh


December 17th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 16 (IANS) Five men were arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district Thursday for their involvement in the manufacture and supply of illegal firearms, police said. Several pistols and live cartridges ... Read more...

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Youth lynched for killing village head


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 3 (IANS) A Class 12 student was lynched by a mob in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district after he and his two aides shot dead a village head, police said Friday.Three ... Read more...

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11 hurt as school van catches fire in Uttar Pradesh (Lead)


September 4th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 4 (IANS) At least 11 students received burn injuries Saturday when a school van carrying them burst into flames following a gas leak from its LPG tank in Uttar Pradesh's ... Read more...

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School van catches fire, 11 injured in Uttar Pradesh


September 4th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 4 (IANS) At least 11 schoolchildren received burn injuries when their van caught fire in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district Saturday, officials said. All the students, who are in the age group ... Read more...

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Student beaten to death over love affair


July 17th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 17 (IANS) A 17-year-old student in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district was allegedly beaten to death by the family of a girl with whom he had a love affair, police said ... Read more...

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Over 20 shops gutted in Uttar Pradesh fire


June 16th, 2010 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 16 (IANS) There was panic in a market area of Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district early Wednesday when a major fire broke out in a commercial building, gutting over 20 shops. ... Read more...

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College criticises Modi government over photo ad


June 12th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 12 (IANS) A college in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district Saturday criticized the Gujarat government for using without persmission a photograph of its girl students in newspaper advertisements projecting Narendra ... Read more...

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Gangster, aide killed in gun battle in Uttar Pradesh


May 26th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 26 (IANS) A gangster, who was a sharp shooter of mafia don Mukhtar Ansari, and his aide were killed in a gun battle with the police in Uttar Pradesh's ... Read more...

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Man caught for terror blasts sent to police custody


March 7th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) A suspected Indian Mujahieedin (IM) terrorist, arrested in Uttar Pradesh, was Sunday sent to eight days' custody of the Delhi Police after he was brought to ... Read more...

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Indian Mujahideen terrorist handed over to Delhi Police (Second Lead)


March 6th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) An Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorist, wanted for several bomb blasts in the country and who was arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Siddharthnagar district, was Saturday handed over to the ... Read more...

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Ulema Council to hold rally in Lucknow


February 17th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 17 (IANS) Members of the Ulema Council (a body of Muslim clerics) will hold a rally here Feb 20 to protest alleged harassment of the minority community by the police ... Read more...

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BJP accuses Congress leader of ‘vote bank’ politics


February 4th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday criticised Congress leader Digvijay Singh, who reportedly questioned the Batla House shoot-out in Delhi after meeting the family of an ... Read more...

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Shahzad Ahmad had planned to target educational institutes


February 2nd, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 2 (IANS) Shahzad Ahmad alias Pappu, an Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorist who was arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district for his involvement in the September 2008 serial bomb blasts in ... Read more...

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Terrorist wanted in Delhi blasts arrested in Uttar Pradesh


February 1st, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 1 (IANS) An Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorist involved in the September 2008 serial blasts in Delhi was arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district, an official said Monday. Shahzad Ahmad alias Pappu ... Read more...

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Wanted man gunned down in Uttar Pradesh


January 13th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 13 (IANS) A alleged gangster of Uttar Pradesh and one of his aides were shot dead during a gun battle with police in the state's Azamgarh district, an official said ... Read more...

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Case against 28 for pension fraud


November 8th, 2009 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 8 (IANS) A criminal case was registered against 28 people, including 26 women, in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district Sunday for drawing widows' pension on forged documents. The accused involved the village ... Read more...

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Students clash with police in Uttar Pradesh


November 5th, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 5 (IANS) Students clashed with police and set vehicles on fire in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district after a private bus mowed down a college student Thursday, police said. Students of ... Read more...

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A cop, Home Guard arrested for taking bribe


November 4th, 2009 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 3(IANS) A police constable and a Home Guard were arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district Tuesday on charges of extorting money from three-wheeler drivers, police said. Constable Dharmendra Dubey and Home ... Read more...

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3 arrested with fake currency in Uttar Pradesh


November 1st, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 1 (IANS) Three people were arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district Saturday night and fake currency with the face value of Rs.37,000 recovered from their possession, police said Sunday. The three, ... Read more...

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Police cremate youth’s skeleton two years after death


October 28th, 2009 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 28 (IANS) A youth's skeleton lying on the terrace of a police station in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district since July 2007 has allegedly been cremated by the police two years ... Read more...

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Malaysian national detained for overstaying in India


October 5th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Badaun (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 5(ANI): A 37-year-old Malaysian national was recently detained by Uttar Pradesh Police for overstaying in Badaun district two years after his passport's expiry.Mohammad Hashim Abdul Kasim belongs ... Read more...

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