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70 IAS officials transferred in Uttar Pradesh


April 13th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 13 (IANS) In yet another major reshuffle in the Uttar Pradesh bureaucracy, the less than a month-old Samajwadi Party (SP) government Friday shifted 70 Indian Administrative Service ... Read more...

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Officials kill truck driver, spark violent protests


September 26th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 26 (IANS) A truck driver in Uttar Pradesh's Chandauli district was Monday beaten to death by four transport department officials for refusing to give a bribe, sparking violent ... Read more...

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Chinese intruder escapes police custody


September 1st, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 1 (IANS) A Chinese national, arrested two years ago for intruding into the Indian territory, escaped from police custody by jumping from a train near the Uttar ... Read more...

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Five arrested with explosives


August 4th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 4 (IANS) Five men, suspected of Maoist links, were nabbed with a huge cache of explosives in this Uttar Pradesh district Thursday, police said.The five - ... Read more...

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Land acquisition in eastern Uttar Pradesh district scrapped


May 31st, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandauli (Uttar Pradesh), May 31 (IANS) After facing violent protests against land acquisition in Bhatta-Parsaul villages of Greater Noida, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to scrap acquisition proceedings in ... Read more...

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Farmers protest land acquisition in Uttar Pradesh’s Chandauli


May 29th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 29 (IANS) Even as the Mayawati administration is grappling with the farmers' agitation in Bhatta and Parsaul villages of Greater Noida, a large group of farmers has risen ... Read more...

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Leaders held, workers baton-charged in Samajwadi Party protests (Second Lead)


March 9th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 9 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) workers again clashed with the police in several cities Wednesday as they rallied against the Uttar Pradesh government, while police arrested party ... Read more...

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Poacher held with tiger skins


November 17th, 2010 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 16 (IANS) A poacher was arrested from Uttar Pradesh's Chandauli district with skins of tigers and a leopard, police said Tuesday."Rakesh Kumar, 28, a native of Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi district, ... Read more...

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2 killed in poll violence in Uttar Pradesh


October 14th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 14 (IANS) Two people were killed and at least 20 injured in widespread violence during the second round of the four-phased panchayat election in Uttar Pradesh Thursday, police said.According to ... Read more...

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Forest rights panel on Uttar Pradesh visit from Saturday


September 3rd, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 3 (IANS) The special committee set up jointly by the union Ministry of Environment and Forests and the Ministry of Tribal Affairs to enquire into the status of implementation of ... Read more...

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Murder case against six Uttar Pradesh cops


July 30th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) A murder case was slapped against six policemen Friday for allegedly torturing a man in their custody to death in Uttar Pradesh's Chandauli district, authorities said. Rama Shankar, 32, ... Read more...

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Man arrested with Buddha idol worth Rs.3 crore


July 16th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 16 (IANS) A man who worked for an inter-state gang involved in smuggling antique idols was arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Chandauli district along with an 'ashtadhatu' (eight-metal) Lord Buddha idol ... Read more...

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NTPC engineer found dead


July 16th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 16 (IANS) A senior engineer with power generation major National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Uttar Pradesh's Ambedkar Nagar district Friday, police said. R.P. Pal's ... Read more...

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Three suspected Maoists arrested with explosives


July 13th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) Three suspected Maoists have been arrested along with a big cache of explosives in Uttar Pradesh's Chandauli district, police said Tuesday. The three, who are from Bihar, were nabbed ... Read more...

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Two held in train with cache of firearms


July 12th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 12 (IANS) Two men have been arrested with a huge cache of firearms from a train in Uttar Pradesh's Chandauli district, police said Monday. Sajid and Shahzad were arrested late Sunday ... Read more...

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Shutdown disrupts life in Uttar Pradesh (Second Lead)


July 5th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 5 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Samajwadi Party activists Monday took to the streets, stopped trains and clashed with the police in Uttar Pradesh to enforce an all-India ... Read more...

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Shutdown disrupts life in Uttar Pradesh (Lead)


July 5th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 5 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Samajwadi Party activists Monday took to streets, stopped trains and clashed with police in Uttar Pradesh to enforce an all-India shutdown in ... Read more...

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Man arrested with 11 fake passports


June 17th, 2010 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 17 (IANS) A man, allegedly involved in a human trafficking racket, was Thursday arrested with 11 fake passports in Uttar Pradesh's Chandauli district, police said. Indrabhushan Sharma, 35, a resident of ... Read more...

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Fire at power substation in Uttar Pradesh


June 3rd, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 3 (IANS) A major fire broke out at a power substation Thursday in Uttar Pradesh's Chandauli district, police said. No one was injured in the incident. At least eight fire tenders ... Read more...

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Two Maoists arrested in Uttar Pradesh


May 14th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 14 (IANS) Two Maoists have been arrested in Uttar Pradesh along with arms and ammunition, police said Friday. Virendra Mallah and Lal Bahadur were arrested Thursday night in Ballia, some 350 ... Read more...

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Four Goans arrested with antique Buddha idol


May 6th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 6 (IANS) Four Goans involved in an inter-state racket of smuggling artefacts have been arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Chandauli district with an antique idol of Lord Buddha that weighs over ... Read more...

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Two villagers arrested for killing leopard


April 2nd, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandauli (Uttar Pradesh), April 2 (IANS) In a gruesome incident of violence against wild animals, villagers in Uttar Pradesh's Chandauli district killed a leopard with spears and iron weapons. Of the six ... Read more...

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Couple pushed out of train, husband dies, wife injured


March 20th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 20 (IANS) A man died and his wife was critically injured after they were pushed out of a moving train by a Train Ticket Examiner (TTE) in Bihar's Kaimur district ... Read more...

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Manipur man arrested with heroin worth Rs.4 crore


March 11th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 11 (IANS) A 24-year-old drug peddler from Manipur has been arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Chandauli district with heroin worth Rs.4 crore, supplied from Pakistan, police said Thursday. Sahid Rafizuddin was arrested ... Read more...

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10 Railways Stations to be converted into world class stations


February 24th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by ANI
Feb.24 (ANI): Minister for Railways Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday announced that her Ministry has identified 10 more railway stations to be converted to world class stations.The stations are Ambala Cantt., ... Read more...

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Security beefed up in Uttar Pradesh to counter Maoist threat


February 20th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Feb 20 (ANI): Security has been beefed up and patrolling intensified in the border areas of three districts of Sonebhadra, Chandauli and Mirzapur following the recent Maoist attacks in West Bengal ... Read more...

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Combating climate change, with help from Lord Ram


January 14th, 2010 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Sonbhadra/Lucknow, Jan 14 (IANS) Ram, Ramayana and global warming - the association may sound odd, until you realise how the religious context helped an NGO in Uttar Pradesh combat the ... Read more...

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A Singur in the making in Uttar Pradesh?


January 7th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Nabeel A. Khan Chandauli (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 7 (IANS) The farming community here is up in arms against the government's reported moves to take over farmland for a railway freight corridor, ... Read more...

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Room to Aamir Khan proves costly for hotel


December 16th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 16 (IANS) A hotel in Uttar Pradesh's Chandauli district is in trouble for providing a room to Bollywood star Aamir Khan without establishing his identity. Police have served a notice ... Read more...

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Two Maoists arrested in Uttar Pradesh


October 27th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 27 (IANS) Two Maoists were arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Kaushambhi district with arms and material used for making landmines. The two have told police that Maoists were planning to target ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan tourist found dead in Uttar Pradesh


October 3rd, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 3 (IANS) A woman tourist from Sri Lanka was found dead near the railway tracks in Uttar Pradesh's Chandauli district, the police said Saturday. Herat Mudian Anulla, 61, was found dead ... Read more...

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Allahabad Bank lines up credit cards for silk weavers


September 27th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, Sep 27 (IANS) After some commercial banks decided to give credit cards to farmers, Allahabad Bank has decided to extend the facility to silk weavers in and around this pilgrimage town. "The ... Read more...

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Benaras saris and brocades now get exclusivity stamp


September 17th, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Like Basmati rice, Alphonso mangoes and Scotch whisky, the latest merchandise to be protected under 'geographical indication' are India's Benarasi saris and brocades, renowned for their intricate ... Read more...

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Two men arrested with heroin


August 29th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 29 (IANS) Two men have been arrested with nearly three kg of heroin in Uttar Pradesh. The drug was suspected to have been supplied from Pakistan, police said Saturday. Arvind Kumar ... Read more...

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Villagers make official eat bitter meal to protest lack of work


August 29th, 2009 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 28 (IANS) When an official of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS) came to a village in Uttar Pradesh's Chandauli district Friday to check on the progress of projects, ... Read more...

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