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LIC office in Lucknow gutted


September 14th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 13 (IANS) The district office of the Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) in the busy Hazratganj area here was gutted in a major fire late Thursday, police said. ... Read more...

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Accused should not gain from police lapses: SC


August 18th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) An accused facing trial should not be allowed to take advantage of slipshod investigation by police, the Supreme Court has said, cautioning judges against acquitting ... Read more...

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Two killed, 26 Boko Haram members held in Nigeria


July 28th, 2012 - 7:10 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, July 28 (IANS) At least two members of Islamist sect Boko Haram were killed and 26 arrested in Nigeria's Borno state for their alleged involvement in the killing of ... Read more...

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India shocked at killing of 2 Indians in Nigeria, demands probe (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) India Thursday strongly condemned the brutal murder of two Indians in Nigeria and demanded a thorough probe into the gruesome incident.The two Indians were murdered ... Read more...

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2 Indians killed in Nigeria, India seeks probe


July 26th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Two Indians have been brutally murdered and another seriously wounded by unidentified assailants in Nigeria. Strongly condemned the killings, India Thursday sought an official report ... Read more...

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It’s show of strength on Virbhadra’s birthday


June 23rd, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 23 (IANS) It was virtually a show of strength by senior Congress leader and union minister Virbhadra Singh, who turned 78 Saturday and is hoping to take ... Read more...

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John Abraham’s photo not obscene, rules court


June 5th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Bollywood actor John Abraham's photo published in a daily in June 2009 is not obscene, a Delhi court has ruled and rejected a plea ... Read more...

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Two held for cheating in Delhi


May 31st, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Two persons were arrested here for cheating people on the pretext of getting them bank loans, police said Thursday.The accused were identified as Subhash Chander, ... Read more...

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Haryana’s low cost health for all plan stillborn


May 31st, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), May 31 (IANS) Low cost health for all at the doorstep! The Haryana dream seems to be over before it began.Having failed to get polyclinics across the state ... Read more...

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35 IAS officers transferred in Haryana


May 20th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 19 (IANS) The Haryana government has transferred 35 top Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers in a major bureaucratic reshuffle, an officical spokesperson said here Sunday.The transferred officials include ... Read more...

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Virbhadra, Anand Sharma in Congress’ Himachal strategy panel


May 7th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Senior leaders including union ministers Virbhadra Singh and Anand Sharma have been included in the Congress' newly-constituted strategy committee for Himachal Pradesh, the party ... Read more...

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Delhi land scam: Charges to be framed against 10 accused


May 5th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) A CBI special court here has decided to frame charges against 10 accused, including ex-officials of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), for alleged lapses ... Read more...

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Monica Bharti new Himachal Youth Congress chief


April 21st, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 21 (IANS) Monica Bharti, daughter-in-law of former MP Chander Kumar, is the newpresident of the Himachal Pradesh Indian Youth Congress (IYC), a party official said here Saturday.In a ... Read more...

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Akalis, BJP build on new, secular identity (Punjab Newsletter)


April 14th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 14 (IANS) The 2012 assembly elections in Punjab brought out a new dimension in the politics of the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal and its alliance partner, the ... Read more...

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Gurgaon Girlcott takes off with play, slogans


April 13th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 13 (IANS) Gurgaon Girlcott - a movement to urge women in this millenium city on Delhi's outskirts to keep away from splurging at restaurants, malls and salons ... Read more...

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Record 21 chief parliamentary secretaries in Punjab


April 6th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 6 (IANS) Setting a record of sorts, there will be 21 chief parliamentary secretaries in Punjab's Parkash Singh Badal-led Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government.Badal will ... Read more...

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Himachal BJP recommends names for Rajya Sabha


March 14th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has recommended three names including J.P. Nadda for the lone Rajya Sabha seat in Himachal Pradesh falling vacant April 2, ... Read more...

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Kejriwal, thousands sent back without voting in Ghaziabad


February 29th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Feb 28 (IANS) Thousands of people, including Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal, were turned away from polling booths in Ghaziabad and could not vote in the state assembly ... Read more...

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Two revenue officials get two years jail for corruption


February 25th, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) A court Friday sentenced two revenue officials to two years jail for corruption on a lawyer's complaint.Special Judge Sangita Dhingra Sehgal sentenced Patwari (village accountant) ... Read more...

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Ukraine protesters face jail for insulting Indian flag (Lead)


February 18th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Feb 18 (IANS) Women protesters who climbed topless onto the balcony of the Indian ambassador's residence in Kiev and tore down the national flag may be jailed, police said.Activists ... Read more...

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Ukrainian girls may be jailed for insulting Indian flag


February 18th, 2012 - 6:19 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, Feb 18 (IANS) A group of Ukrainian topless protesters may face jail term up to four years for climbing onto the balcony of the Indian ambassador in Kiev and ... Read more...

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‘Chacha-Bhatija’ vehicle theft ring busted


February 4th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) A car theft racket run by the "Chacha (uncle)", who used his age to allay suspicion, and "Bhatija (nephew)", who disposed off the stolen vehicles, ... Read more...

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No mandatory gallows for killing with illegal arms: Apex court (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday held that Section 27(3) of the Arms Act, 1959 that provides for "mandatory death penalty" in case of death being caused ... Read more...

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Constable thrashed by drunken duo


December 20th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Two men are on the run here after attacking a constable and firing and seriously wounding a man after an accident led to heated row, ... Read more...

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Agni-IV production by 2014


November 16th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) India, which successfully tested the new generation Agni-IV medium-range ballistic missile Tuesday, will carry out further tests of the weapon system till 2013 to ensure ... Read more...

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Man arrested for murder after 18 years


October 30th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) A man, who had been absconding in a murder case for the last 18 years has been finally arrested, police said Sunday. He was 19 ... Read more...

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Alighting passenger run over by bus


October 19th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) A Blueline bus here Wednesday ran over a 30-year-old man while he was trying to alight, police said. The incident took place around 9.30 a.m. in ... Read more...

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Man held for cheating AIIMS nurse


October 16th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A 24-year-old unemployed youth has been arrested for cheating a nurse working at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) of Rs.4.5 lakh, police said ... Read more...

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Boy shot dead as friend uses real pistol as toy


October 4th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) A 10-year-old boy was accidentally shot dead by his 12-year-old neighbour with a firearm while they were playing cop and thief in west Delhi, police ... Read more...

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Another cop held for girl’s death in police station


July 3rd, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 3 (IANS) The alleged rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl inside a police station in Lakhimpur-Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh took a new turn Sunday when another ... Read more...

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Pensioners block highway in Haryana


June 30th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), June 30 (IANS) Scores of elderly, handicapped people, widows and their families Thursday blocked the busy national highway number 22, connecting this Haryana town with Shimla, to ... Read more...

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Indian gets Togo’s highest civilian award (With Images)


June 16th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The republic of Togo in western Africa has bestowed its highest civilian award to an Indian national, Chander Verma, the country's former honorary consul in ... Read more...

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Congress gets court notice on sacked staffers’ plea


June 9th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) A Delhi court has issued notice to the All India Congress Committee (AICC) on a petition alleging that it unjustifiably terminated 44 of its ... Read more...

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Three held for betting on cricket match


May 28th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Three men accused of operating a betting racket involving a cricket match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) were arrested from west Delhi, police said ... Read more...

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Arjun Singh had admirers galore in BJP


March 5th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 5 (IANS) A political adversary undoubtedly -- but veteran Congress leader Arjun Singh had a lot of admirers in the Bharatiya Janata Party who termed his death ... Read more...

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