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Anti-Islam video: Restrictions imposed in Srinagar


September 21st, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 21 (IANS) Fearing law and order problem after the Friday prayers over an anti-Islam video made in the US, authorities here closed educational institutions and imposed restrictions in ... Read more...

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Heavy downpour in Delhi, traffic hit (Lead)


August 25th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed Delhi Saturday morning spelling chaos on city roads. The hour-long downpour in some parts of the city brought traffic to a halt ... Read more...

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Season’s heaviest shower halts Delhi, more rain likely (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) This monsoon season's heaviest shower drenched Delhi Tuesday, bringing traffic to a halt. Rainfall recorded in the past 8 hours was 28.2 mm even as ... Read more...

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Eid shopping reaches fever pitch in Kashmir


August 18th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, August 18 (IANS) Eid shopping Saturday reached fever pitch in Srinagar and other major towns of Jammu and Kashmir with people thronging markets in large numbers.In Srinagar, police had ... Read more...

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Separatist shutdown mars life in Kashmir


July 28th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 28 (IANS) Life was adversely affected here and in other major towns of the valley Saturday following a shutdown called by the separatists to protest the killing of ... Read more...

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30-year-old auto rickshaws banned in Pakistani city


July 22nd, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) Pakistan's northwest tribal region Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has banned the entry of around 3,000 auto rickshaws made in 1985 or earlier into the provincial capital Peshawar to ... Read more...

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Will move apex court over bus corridor: Dikshit


July 17th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday said the issue of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor's viability was being politicised and the government planned to move ... Read more...

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Crackdown against unruly mobikers in Srinagar


June 5th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 5 (IANS) Alarmed by unruly mobike riders zooming through the streets of Srinagar at break-neck speeds, the traffic department Tuesday launched a crackdown against them.Throwing traffic safety rules ... Read more...

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Delhi University begins sale of admission forms


June 4th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) For aspirants of higher learning, all city roads led to the Delhi University (DU) Monday as the sale of admission forms began. Anxious ... Read more...

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136 elite athletes for world 10K Run


May 23rd, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 23 (IANS) The TCS World 10K Run, to be held here Sunday, has attracted as many as 21,060 entries, including 89 elite male and 47 elite female runners ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Less road accidents at night in Delhi: Police


April 18th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The number of road accidents in Delhi during the night have gone down by over 10 percent from January to mid-March 2012 as ... 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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Separatist shutdown hits life in Kashmir Valley (Lead)


April 7th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 7 (IANS) Life here and elsewhere in the Kashmir Valley was hit Saturday by a shutdown called by separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani against the conviction of Kashmiri ... Read more...

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‘Economic empowerment imperative for political empowerment’


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 2 (IANS) Economic empowerment is an imperative and once this hapens, political empowerment will follow, separatist leader and People's Conference chairman Sajad Lone said Monday.Justifying his decision to ... Read more...

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Rumours on Geelani’s health during a mock drill


March 30th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 30 (IANS) Rumours did the rounds in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Friday about the health of hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani following a security drill ... Read more...

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Armaan set for maiden Indy race


March 23rd, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
St Petersburg (Florida), March 23 (IANS) Having missed most of the pre-season testing due to budget constraints, India's Armaan Ebrahim faces an uphill task as he prepares for his first ... Read more...

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Delhi High Court stays MCD circular on cycle rickshaws


March 2nd, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday suspended the policy and operation of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) for registration of cycle rickshaws in in the ... Read more...

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Rahul takes Kanpur by storm but faces poll code breach charge (Second Lead)


February 21st, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Kanpur/New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Monday took Kanpur by storm, but faced a case for violating the model code of conduct. Denying the charge, ... Read more...

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Separatists shutdown affects life in Kashmir


February 7th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 7 (IANS) A shutdown called by separatists affected life in Srinagar and other parts of the Kashmir Valley Tuesday while authorities made additional deployment of police and paramilitary ... Read more...

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Life relaxed in Kashmir Valley ahead of R-Day (With Images)


January 24th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 24 (IANS) Life is relaxed in the Kashmir Valley with the authorities making elaborate arrangements in summer capital Srinagar and other towns ahead of Thursday's Republic Day celebrations.Tensions ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu approves second phase of outer ring road


January 23rd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government has approved the second phase of the Chennai outer ring road project involving the building of a 32-km road at an outlay ... Read more...

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Fog grips Delhi; air, rail traffic hit (Lead)


January 20th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Dense fog enveloped the capital Friday morning, wreaking havoc on commuters as many trains and flights were cancelled or delayed while vehicles moved at a ... Read more...

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Srinagar has coldest night in 16 years


January 14th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 14 (IANS) The night temperature in Srinagar Saturday dipped to a sub-zero 7.8 degrees Celsius, the lowest ever during the last 16 years as an intense wave of ... Read more...

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Total shutdown in Kolhapur to protest toll tax levy


January 9th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolhapur (Maharashtra), Jan 9 (IANS) The entire Kolhapur city observed a total shutdown Monday as part of a mass agitation against the state government's decision to levy toll tax on ... Read more...

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Airport Metro offers discount this weekend


December 8th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) To facilitate travellers taking part in the capital's centenary celebrations, the Airport Metro Express Line (AMEL) is offering a 50 percent discount in fares this ... Read more...

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To Patna with love, from Eden bus service (Postcard from Patna)


November 18th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 18 (IANS) Rickety buses with passengers spilling out of doors, some hanging from the window grills and others sitting and swaying on the roofs - it's a common ... Read more...

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Airport Metro offers discount on Guru Purab


November 9th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Travellers on the high-speed Airport Metro Express Line (AMEL) will get a 50 percent discount on Guru Purab being celebrated Thursday, a Reliance Infrastructure official ... Read more...

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Amid rain, Kashmiris hit shopping high for Eid


November 5th, 2011 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 5 (IANS) Amid incessant rain and cold weather, days ahead of Eid-ul-Zuha Monday, Kashmiris, forgetting all their other problems, are thronging the markets to buy sacrificial animals, clothes, ... Read more...

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Bhopal’s love affair with jeeps (Feature)


October 10th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 10 (IANS) Bhopal has some of the world's oldest and finest jeeps. And these rare vehicles are not just showpieces in courtyards but actually ply on ... Read more...

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Bhopal’s superbike craze in top gear (Feature)


September 21st, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Sep 21 (IANS) This 'city of lakes' has a curious love affair with bikes, which unite the young and old. And while motorcycle-enthusiasts regret the bike accident which killed ... Read more...

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Blueline operators can run buses as a co-op, court told


September 16th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Delhi government Friday informed the Delhi High Court that it has decided to allow former Blueline bus operators to run over 500 buses on ... Read more...

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Hundreds march for Hazare in Shillong


August 24th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 24 (IANS) Hundreds of people marched in this Meghalaya capital Wednesday in support of activist Anna Hazare.Carrying flags and holding placards, school students and social activists marched down ... Read more...

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Trade unions, scribes come out in Hazare’s support


August 24th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 23 (IANS) Trade unions and journalists of Uttar Pradesh were the latest to come out in open support of Anna Hazare here Tuesday.Hundreds of employees from different public ... Read more...

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Restrictions affect life in Srinagar on martyrs’ day


July 13th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 13 (IANS) The authorities imposed restrictions in the old city areas of Srinagar to scuttle a proposed separatist march Wednesday, known as martyrs' day here. Hurriyat leaders like ... Read more...

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Bengal taxi owners to strike work July 14


July 6th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) A section of taxi owners' associations in West Bengal Wednesday called a token strike July 14, demanding a fare hike in view of the recent increase ... Read more...

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