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Indian wrestling has a bright future: Sports minister


August 12th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) India's Sports Minister Ajay Maken said Sunday Sushil Kumar's back-to-back Olympic medals show that there is a bright future for wrestling in the country. ... Read more...

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Rajasthan to offer houses to urban poor


August 9th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 8 (IANS) The Rajasthan cabinet Wednesday gave approval to various proposals, including related to execution of a housing scheme for urban poor and establishment of universities in the ... Read more...

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UP gets new police chief, 26 officers shifted


March 19th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 19 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh has got a new police chief in Ambrish Chandra Sharma. The government has also reshuffled the top police machiney in the state.Atul Kumar has ... Read more...

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Travel shows get makeover in India: Gaurav Kapoor (With Image)


February 8th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Thanks to the changing preferences and lifestyle of people, travel shows in India have got a makeover, says Channel V's popular veejay Gaurav Kapoor ... Read more...

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Mayawati flays poll panel for draping statues (Lead)


January 15th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 15 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati, who turned 56 Sunday, lashed out at the Election Commission (EC) for veiling her statues and that of the Bahujan ... Read more...

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Poll panel orders covering Mayawati statues, shifts officials (Third Lead)


January 7th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 7 (IANS) In a landmark move, the Election Commission Saturday issued orders for covering all statues of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) ... Read more...

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Remove home secretary, police chief, poll panel tells Mayawati


January 7th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 7 (IANS) The Election Commission Saturday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to remove the state's home secretary and the police chief.Making the announcement here, ruling Bahujan Samaj ... Read more...

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Cruise plans global celebration for 50th b’day


December 14th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 14 (IANS) Hollywood actor Tom Cruise, currently busy promoting his next movie, "Mission Impossible: The Ghost Protocol", plans to celebrate his 50th birthday in a grand way ... Read more...

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BSP MP arrested in murder case


December 11th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 11 (IANS) Mafia don-turned-Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MP Dhananjay Singh was arrested here Sunday evening in connection with his alleged involvement in a double murder.Uttar Pradesh Police ... Read more...

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Noida court to hear Bhatta Parsaul women’s complaints


December 3rd, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Dec 2 (IANS) A court in Noida has registered a complaint case on charges of dacoity, intimidation, hurt and mischief on the application of four women from Bhatta ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh police implement citizen’s charter


November 5th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 4 (IANS) Announcing implementation of citizen's charter, Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) Brij Lal Friday directed the officials to ensure redressal of public complaints within time-frame.Terming ... Read more...

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Himachal ‘anardana’ business turns juicy


October 3rd, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 3 (IANS) The wholesale grain market in this Himachal Pradesh capital these days is flooded with 'anardana' or seeds of wild pomegranate, a fruit that grows in mid-hills ... Read more...

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Brij Lal to be Uttar Pradesh police chief


October 1st, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 30 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh top police official Brij Lal has been named as the state's new director general of police.A decision to the effect was taken by Chief ... 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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Agra blast: Search on now for veiled woman ‘patient’


September 19th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 19 (IANS) Investigators probing the blast at a private hospital here that injured at least four people are now on the trail of a mysterious veil-clad woman "patient", ... Read more...

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Cracker powder used in Agra blast


September 18th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 18 (IANS) The low-intensity blast at a private hospital here Saturday evening was triggered by a mixture normally used in firecrackers, along with a crude Improvised Explosive Device ... Read more...

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Four injured in blast at Agra hospital near Taj Mahal


September 17th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 17 (IANS) At least four people were injured in a low-intensity explosion Saturday at a private hospital, less than three km from the Taj Mahal, police said. "Four people ... Read more...

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Sikhs on warpath in Pilibhit after holy book desecrated


September 16th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) A state transport corporation bus was burnt and two others damaged as protests by the Sikh community in Uttar Pradesh's Pilibhit district to protest desecration ... Read more...

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Truck mows four kids, one killed in police firing


September 14th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 14 (IANS) At least 13 policemen, including a senior officer, were injured when a mob in Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj district Wednesday attacked them during a protest over the ... Read more...

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Ex-minister sent back to jail after ‘illness’


September 5th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 5 (IANS) Jailed former Uttar Pradesh minister Amarmani Tripathi, who had managed to spend three months out of prison under the pretext of "illness", was on Monday sent ... Read more...

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No malice towards rioters: Indian-origin shop-owner


August 13th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) An Indian-origin shopkeeper in London, who lost 200,000 pounds in riots earlier this week, says he bears no ill will towards the looters who "swept in ... Read more...

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Cops probe calls from Iran to plant bombs in Meerut


July 18th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 18 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Police are probing two mysterious calls that asked a meat trader in Meerut and a farmer in Baghpat to plant bombs. Both the calls ... Read more...

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Toll in Uttar Pradesh accident 69, 23 yet to be identified


July 11th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 11 (IANS) The toll in one of India's worst train accidents rose to 69 by the time search operations ended Monday in Uttar Pradesh, where 14 coaches ... Read more...

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Chandigarh family under CBI lens over land deal


July 11th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 11 (IANS) An influential family in Chandigarh is being investigated by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for misusing prime government land to run an elitist, private school ... Read more...

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35 dead, 150 injured as train derails in Uttar Pradesh


July 10th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 10 (IANS) About 35 people were killed dead and at least 150 injured Sunday noon as 14 coaches of a speeding Kalka-bound train derailed in Uttar Pradesh, ... Read more...

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20 dead in Howrah-Kalka Express derailment


July 10th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 10 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed when 14 coaches of the Howrah-Kalka Express went off the rails in Fatehpur district of Uttar Pradesh Sunday noon, police ... Read more...

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CBI case against leading Chandigarh school


July 5th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 5 (IANS) The management of a highly sought after private school in Chandigarh is in trouble. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has slapped a case against it ... Read more...

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Four more rape cases, attack on women reported in UP


June 20th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 20 (IANS) As many as four rapes, including one in which a woman was burnt alive, were reported from different parts of Uttar Pradesh Monday, a day after ... Read more...

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India’s oldest prisoner released at age 108


June 18th, 2011 - 10:38 am ICT by BNO News
LUCKNOW, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- At age 108, India on Friday released its oldest prisoner after his bail was paid, the Times of India reported on Saturday.In 1987, 84-year-old Brij Bihari participated ... Read more...

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Delhi court blast suspect arrested in Ghaziabad (Lead)


May 27th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/Ghaziabad/New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) A key suspect in the low-intensity blast in Delhi High Court premises Wednesday was arrested in Ghaziabad in a joint operation by Delhi Police and ... Read more...

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BSP refutes Digvijay’s charge of massacre of farmers


May 13th, 2011 - 1:59 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 13 (IANS) The ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has strongly refuted Congress leader Digvijay Singh's allegations about the massacre of farmers by the Uttar Pradesh police in ... Read more...

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Inter state gang behind question paper leak: Police


May 2nd, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 2 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh police Monday claimed that the kingpin of the gang involved in the leakage of the All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) question paper was ... Read more...

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1 shot dead, 10 burnt alive in caste clash


March 11th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 11 (IANS) Ten people, including five children, were burnt alive Friday by supporters of a village headman murdered earlier in the day in a long-running feud between two ... Read more...

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Constable dies during endurance test


February 13th, 2011 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 13 (IANS) A 50-year-old police constable died Saturday while running as part of an endurance test in Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh.Special Director General of Police Brij Lal said: "Constable Mahabir ... Read more...

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Main accused arrested in Dalit girl attack


February 7th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Fatehpur (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 7 (IANS) The main accused has been arrested in the brutal attack on a teenaged Dalit girl who was maimed for resisting rape, police said Monday."Shiv Om, who ... Read more...

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