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Karnataka braces for Thursday shutdown


September 19th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 19 (IANS) With the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka extending support to the nationwide shutdown Thursday, the police has been put on high alert to maintain ... Read more...

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Northeast on high alert to foil terror attacks on Aug 15


August 11th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 11 (IANS) The central government has alerted the northeastern states about possible militant strikes in the run-up to Independence Day celebrations Wednesday."Central intelligence wings and the union home ... Read more...

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Protest against petrol prices leaves India hobbled (Roundup)


May 31st, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) Business was hit, roads deserted and train traffic disrupted Thursday as large parts of India shut down to protest the hike in petrol prices, ... Read more...

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Man held for around 50 robberies


September 17th, 2011 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A 23-year-old kingpin of a gang, involved in at least 50 cases of robbing patients admitted in hospitals and passengers at railway stations and bus ... Read more...

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Ticket sales start for India’s first F1 race


August 20th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Jaypee Sports International Limited (JPSI) Saturday opened ticket sales for India's first-ever Formula 1 race - Airtel Indian Grand Prix - to be held in ... Read more...

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Gaiety, patriotic fervour mark I-Day in Karnataka


August 15th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 15 (IANS) Gaiety and patriotic fervour marked the 65th Independence Day Monday with the hoisting of the tricolour, rendering of the national anthem and march past by ... Read more...

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Northeastern states alerted to likely terror strike


August 14th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 14 (IANS) The central government has alerted the northeastern states over possible terror strike in the run-up to the Independence Day celebrations Monday and asked them to take ... Read more...

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Seven held for thefts in Delhi buses


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Seven people have been arrested for their involvement in a series of robberies in buses here, police said Wednesday, adding that they had foiled a theft attempt ... Read more...

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Blind kidnapping case solved


January 25th, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Delhi Police Monday said they had solved a blind case of kidnapping with the recovery of a young woman abducted from Delhi's LNJP Hospital in Karnal in ... Read more...

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Karnataka shutdown over Yeddyurappa prosecution turns violent (Lead)


January 22nd, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 22 (IANS) Buses were burnt, stones were pelted and shops were attacked across Karnataka to enforce a shutdown called by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday to protest ... Read more...

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Security alert across India on Babri demolition anniversary


December 5th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) A security alert has been sounded across Uttar Pradesh and other communally-sensitive places in India ahead of Monday's 18th anniversary of the demolition of the Babri mosque ... Read more...

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Tight security in Delhi for Games closing


October 12th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
By George Joseph and Praveen Kumar New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Indian capital will be a "closed and restricted city" on Thursday for the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony with government ... Read more...

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Gender help desk set up for women tourists during Games


October 1st, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has set up a 'gender help desk' to provide assistance to the fairer sex and to ensure safety of women tourists ... Read more...

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Chidambaram reviews security, people told to be alert (Lead)


September 28th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) With five days to go for the Commonwealth Games (CWG), Home Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday reviewed security arrangements with top officials including chiefs of intelligence agencies. The ... Read more...

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Man posing as CBI officer arrested


September 9th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) A man accused of posing as Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officer and cheating people was arrested in Delhi Thursday, police said. Sanjeev Gill, 45, was arrested ... Read more...

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President Patil to visit Leh tomorrow


August 31st, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 31 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil will visit Leh on Wednesday, which was hit by a cloudburst and flash floods on August 6.During her stay, President Patil will tour ... Read more...

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Country put on high alert after Intelligence inputs of terror strikes during festive season


August 19th, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.19 (ANI): The Government has issued an advisory to the States and put the country on high alert in the wake of some Intelligence inputs that Pakistan-based terrorists may strike ... Read more...

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Intelligent hospital kiosk for quick health tests


August 19th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Aug 19 (IANS) Global chip maker Freescale Technology has developed a low-cost intelligent hospital kiosk that enables patients to quickly check their health parameters and seek a physician's advice ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to visit cloudburst-hit Leh today


August 17th, 2010 - 11:18 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 17 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, will undertake a day long visit to Leh on Tuesday, which was hit by a cloudburst and flash floods.Dr. Singh ... Read more...

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Nation celebrates 64th Independence Day


August 15th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Srinagar, Aug 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh unfurled the national flag and addressed the nation from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort on the occasion of the ... Read more...

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Govt. will do everything possible to rehabilitate Leh-flood victims: Manmohan Singh


August 15th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 15 (ANI): Expressing deep grief over the loss of lives in the recent mudslide triggered by a cloudburst in Leh, Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh said the Central ... Read more...

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Tight security blanket ensures peaceful I-Day in Delhi


August 15th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Anti-aircraft guns, 35 CCTV cameras and around 3,000 security personnel deployed at the Red Fort alone - Delhi Police ensured tight security for the Independence Day ... Read more...

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Antony condoles death of armed forces personnel in Leh


August 14th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 14 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony on Saturday conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the near and dear ones of all those Armed Forces personnel who had lost their ... Read more...

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Roads blocked, markets closed in Delhi (Lead)


July 5th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Huge traffic snarls, blocked roads and protests in the national capital marked the daylong shutdown called by opposition parties against the rising fuel prices. Shutters were down ... Read more...

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Kochi on high alert following terror attack warning


March 13th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
By Juhan SamuelKochi, Mar 13 (ANI): Following a high alert issued by the Union Home Ministry on Saturday, the Kochi Police made elaborate security arrangements at major installations and public places in ... Read more...

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Delhi steps up security measures after Pune blast


February 14th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Delhi Police strengthened security and intensified patrolling in the national capital Sunday following specific inputs about a possible terrorist strike after a bomb blast ripped through a ... Read more...

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Snow storm leaves Washington battered, moves north (Lead)


December 20th, 2009 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 20 (IANS) A major snow storm that buried the national capital Washington and surrounding area under a thick white blanket was expected to dump up to 12 inches ... Read more...

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Delhi to set up women’s help desks for 2010 Games


October 6th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Keeping in mind the safety concerns of women during the Commonwealth Games next year, the Delhi government Tuesday announced a plan to establish 'gender help desks' at ... Read more...

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Night trains suspended in parts of northeast


August 14th, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 14 (IANS) Fearing terrorist attacks ahead of Independence Day Aug 15, the Northeast Frontier Railways (NFR) has suspended night trains in southern Assam, Nagaland and Tripura till Sunday, an official ... Read more...

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Ground-to-air security ahead of Independence Day


August 13th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Guwahati, Aug 13 (ANI): With India getting set to celebrate its 62nd Independence Day, the Central and Delhi State Governments have pulled out all steps to ensure that the event is ... Read more...

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Court dismisses plea on swine flu (Lead)


August 12th, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday dismissed a public interest petition that charged the government with not having taken adequate measures to tackle swine flu in the capital. ... Read more...

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Swine flu petition against government dismissed


August 12th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday dismissed a public interest petition charging the government with not having taken adequate measures to tackle swine flu in the capital. Holding that ... Read more...

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Court to hear plea on swine flu


August 11th, 2009 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday admitted a public interest petition charging the government with not having taken adequate measures to tackle swine flu in the capital. Anjana ... Read more...

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LeT plans to target Delhi, Kolkata, Hyderabad cities on I-Day


August 6th, 2009 - 10:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug. 6 (ANI): Officials of the Home Ministry have warned that Pakistan-based terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba has plans to target three major cities including Delhi on the occasion of Independence ... Read more...

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Delhi to be projected in ‘better manner’ during 2010 Games


February 12th, 2009 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday asked tourism officials to take steps to project the capital "in a better manner" during the 2010 Commonwealth Games to be held ... Read more...

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