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Kashmir minister’s guards held for beating up traffic cop (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 11 (IANS) Two personal security guards of a Jammu and Kashmir minister have been arrested for beating up a traffic policeman who had stopped the escort vehicle of ... Read more...

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Kashmir minister’s guards held for assaulting traffic cop


September 11th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 11 (IANS) Two personal security guards of a Jammu and Kashmir minister have been arrested for assaulting a traffic policeman who had stopped the escort vehicle of the ... Read more...

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Flood alert in Kashmir


September 10th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 10 (IANS) As the water level in all the major rivers and streams of the Kashmir Valley continued to rise after incessant rain in the last four ... Read more...

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BJP protest coal block allocations in Srinagar


September 8th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 8 (IANS) Taking their protest to the streets over coal block allocations, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists Saturday burned effigies of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government ... Read more...

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JKLF chief Yasin Malik arrested at protest march


September 7th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 7 (IANS) Separatist Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik was arrested along with a group of supporters in the state's summer capital Friday during ... Read more...

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Rains boost Agra’s green cover


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 2 (IANS) Heavy showers have come as a big boost to afforestation efforts in the Taj city.The Taj Mahal is now adequately insulated against air pollution by a ... Read more...

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West UP farmers upbeat after monsoon rains


September 1st, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 1 (IANS) Dispelling fears of a drought, rains in August have lifted the spirits of farmers in western Uttar Pradesh with the region receiving more than the annual ... Read more...

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Two dead in ‘honour killing’


August 26th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 26 (IANS) A man killed his sister and her minor daughter, chopped the bodies and threw them into the Ganges for marrying against the family's wishes, police Sunday ... Read more...

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Six Delhi Metro stations to stay open


August 26th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The six metro stations which were ordered to be shut Sunday in view of protests outside the prime minister's residence, will remain open, a ... Read more...

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Heavy monsoon rains in northern Pakistan kill 26


August 25th, 2012 - 3:04 am ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Heavy monsoon rains that triggered flooding in northern Pakistan has killed at least 26 people and destroyed more than 100 houses, according to a preliminary assessment released ... Read more...

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18 injured in Srinagar bridge collapse


August 11th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 11 (IANS) As many as 18 people, including four policemen, were injured as a wooden footbridge over a stream collapsed here Saturday, police said.Police here said a group ... Read more...

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Traffic snarls in Delhi after morning rain (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Tuesday morning downpour in the national capital caused traffic snarls in several parts of the city. The met department has forecast more rain later ... Read more...

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Pakistani soldier repatriated


July 13th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 13 (IANS) The Indian Army Friday handed over a Pakistani soldier to its compatriot across the border in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.The soldier, Arif Ali had ... Read more...

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India to Pakistan: Truce violations jeopardise peace


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 23 (IANS) India has in strong words conveyed to Pakistan its concerns over targeting of the Indian border posts by the Pakistani forces and implications of such "provocative" ... Read more...

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Pakistan ready for flag meeting after firing


June 22nd, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 22 (IANS) The Pakistan Army Friday told the Indian military that it was ready for a flag meeting on the Jammu and Kashmir border after firing between the ... Read more...

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CRPF constable shoots self in Srinagar


June 14th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 14 (IANS) A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) constable Thursday committed suicide here by shooting himself with his rifle, police said."Today, CRPF constable Santosh Kumar, of 61 battalion, ... Read more...

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Delhi power company fine-tuning supply network


May 18th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Expecting the demand for power in the capital to cross 5,400 megawatts during the peak of summer, BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL) has started checking ... Read more...

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Two taxi drivers held for killing woman in Delhi


May 14th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Two taxi drivers were arrested in south Delhi for murdering a 25-year-old woman when she resisted their sexual assault attempt after taking a lift in ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Karachi


May 6th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 6 (IANS) At least eight people, including a police officer, have been gunned down in Pakistan's port city of Karachi in separate incidents, the Dawn reported Sunday.Assistant sub ... Read more...

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Clashes in Kashmiri training camps in Pakistan


May 3rd, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 3 (IANS) There are growing incidents of clashes between militants wanting to return to Jammu and Kashmir from training camps in Pakistan and those wanting to stay on, ... Read more...

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Srinagar to get its first joggers park


April 17th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 17 (IANS) Musical fountains, a modern gymnasium, jogging tracks, lawn tennis and basket ball courts, multi-cuisine continental restaurant, library and a swimming pool -- the scenic Srinagar city ... Read more...

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Fast-track LOC trade, travel: Mufti Sayeed


April 6th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 6 (IANS) Ahead of Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari's visit to New Delhi, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and main opposition Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) leader ... Read more...

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Cross-LoC trade needs financial mechanisms: Omar


April 4th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 4 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday said that cross-Line of Control (LoC) trade was not yielding any financial benefits to the state ... Read more...

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Kashmiri Sikhs protest against Rajoana’s hanging


March 28th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu/Srinagar, March 28 (IANS) Sikhs in Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday joined their counterparts in Punjab to protest Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana's hanging scheduled for Saturday.Hundreds ... Read more...

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PDP demands CBI probe into Kashmir’s cricket scam


March 12th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 12 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Monday demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CB) probe into the multi-crore-rupee scam in the Jammu and ... Read more...

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Kashmir cricket body lodges report with police


March 10th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 10 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) has filed a police complaint seeking a probe into the alleged bungling of its funds, amounting to several ... Read more...

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Engineer goes missing in Kashmir


March 4th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 4 (IANS) Ever since her husband left the uptown Magarmal Bagh home in the city on Feb 18, Sukhbir Kaur has been a shattered woman. Jagdeep Singh ... Read more...

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Recycling saris turns into booming industry (With Images)


February 26th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 26 (IANS) Necessity is the mother of invention. When the war against pollution to save the Taj Mahal affected many factories and jobs here in the 1990s, hundreds ... Read more...

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Pakistan-India border saw $154,000 trade on single day


February 19th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 19 (IANS) Goods worth more than $154,000 (Rs.14 million) were traded through the Pakistan-India border in Rawalakot on a single day Thursday, officials said.About 25 trucks carrying ... Read more...

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Agra rocked by spate of looting, shooting, killing


February 13th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 13 (IANS) As security forces are engaged with the election process, tightening checks at borders, looking for concealed wealth, and preventing transport of illicit cash or liquor bottles ... Read more...

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Girl dies, five injured in Srinagar blaze


February 8th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 8 (IANS) A seven-year-old girl died of burn injuries and five others were admitted to hospital in a critical condition after a fire in Srinagar Wednesday morning, police ... Read more...

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Three killed in road accidents


February 6th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Three people were killed in three different road accidents in the national capital, police said Sunday.An unidentified man, in his mid-thirties, was killed in a ... Read more...

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Arnie can’t see the Taj


February 4th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 4 (IANS) Visiting the Taj Mahal always tops the must-do list of any international celebrity arriving in India, and Arnold Schwarzenegger was no exception either. But the ... Read more...

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Braj turns yellow on Basant Panchami


January 28th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Agra/Mathura, Jan 28 (IANS) Braj Mandal, the land of Lord Krishna which covers Agra, Mathura, Vrindavan and Goverdhan, Saturday turned yellow with flower decorations, banners, rangoli and people sporting yellow ... Read more...

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Half of MCD wards go to women, male politicians jittery


January 28th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) With the Delhi Election Commission declaring the list of Municipal Council of Delhi wards reserved for women and Scheduled Caste candidates, many political bigwigs found ... Read more...

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