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Rajesh Talwar advanced Haridwar visit: Witness


September 5th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 5 (IANS) CBI witness Kripa Shankar Tripathi, who performed the last rites of Aarushi, told a special court here that the teenager's father Rajesh Talwar advanced his post-cremation ... Read more...

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Five-time Himachal minister dead


September 1st, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 1 (IANS) Congress leader and five-time Himachal Pradesh minister Sat Mahajan died early Saturday in New Delhi after a brief illness, family members said. He was 85.Survived by ... Read more...

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IPTA pays tribute to Hangal


August 27th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) Bollywood biggies were absent at veteran actor A.K. Hangal's cremation here, but Javed Akhtar and Anupam Kher were among those who turned up at a ... Read more...

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Six killed in UP road accident


August 27th, 2012 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 27 (IANS) At least six people were killed when a speeding truck hit a tractor trolley in Etah town of Uttar Pradesh late Sunday, police said Monday.The accident ... Read more...

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Maharashtra announces three-day mourning for Deshmukh


August 14th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) The Mahrashtra government Tuesday announced three-day state mourning following the death of union minister and former chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh.However, Governor K. Sankaranarayanan and Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Police told to produce missing man or his body


August 4th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 3 (IANS) A Haryana government grievance committee Friday told the police to trace a man missing for over two years or produce his body within two months after ... Read more...

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14 killed in Uttar Pradesh road accident


July 20th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 20 (IANS) At least 14 people returning from a cremation were killed Friday when a speeding truck rammed into their tractor trolley in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar area, police ... Read more...

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Freedom fighter Jawaharlal Darda’s widow dead


July 19th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, July 19 (IANS) Matoshri Veenadevi Darda, widow of the late freedom fighter Jawaharlal Darda, died here Thursday after prolonged illness, family sources said.She was 85 and is survived by ... Read more...

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In birthplace Amritsar, relatives remember Rajesh Khanna


July 18th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, July 18 (IANS) In a congested neighbourhood of Amritsar's walled city, the place where the family of Rajesh Khanna, who went on to become a Bollywood superstar in the ... Read more...

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No police complaint filed after Gurgaon boy’s death


July 6th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 6 (IANS) Police have not filed any first information report (FIR) on the death of a six-year-old boy who fell into a drain of industrial waste and storm ... Read more...

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Veteran Kashmiri journalist dies after prolonged illness


July 5th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) S.D. Rohmetra, a veteran journalist from Jammu and Kashmir, died Thursday in the national capital after a prolonged illness.Rohmetra, 73, is survived by his wife, ... Read more...

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UP suspends four officials after violence


June 26th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 26 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government late Monday suspended four senior officials in Pratapgrah district, including the district magistrate and police chief, for laxity in their duty following ... Read more...

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Violent protests rock Bihar for third day


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 3 (IANS) Widespread violent protests rocked Bihar for the third consecutive day Sunday over the killing of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh 'Mukhiya'.Protestors indulged in violence and arson ... Read more...

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Hindus promote electric cremation in Taj city (Letter from Agra)


June 1st, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Agra, June 1 (IANS) Motivated by ecological concerns, enlightened Hindus here are promoting electric cremation of the dead."Each year we need a minimum of 55,000 trees to burn bodies in ... Read more...

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Manhole death: Ghaziabad civic officials booked


May 9th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 9 (IANS) A case of negligence was registered against officials of the Ghaziabad Development Authority after an evening walker fell to his death in an open manhole in ... Read more...

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Tibetan who died to be cremated in Dharamsala


March 29th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 29 (IANS) A 27-year-old Tibetan who burnt himself in Delhi demanding freedom for Tibet will be cremated here Friday, the hub of the Tibetan government-in-exile.Police have beefed up ... Read more...

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Man shoots son dead over serving mutton (Lead)


March 11th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 11 (IANS) A man was arrested Sunday for shooting his son dead after an argument on serving him mutton before other members of the family in a village ... Read more...

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Man shoots son dead over serving mutton


March 11th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 11 (IANS) A man shot dead his son after an argument on serving him mutton before other members of the family in a village in Bihar, police said ... Read more...

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Bollywood veteran Joy Mukherjee dead (Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Bollywood veteran Joy Mukherjee, who acted in films like "Love in Simla", died at Lilavati Hospital here Friday, his spokesman said. He was 73.He is survived ... Read more...

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Was Osama not buried but body flown to US for cremation?


March 7th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) While former Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden is popularly known to have been given a sea burial, some emails leaked from an intelligence analysis firm ... Read more...

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Bihar to use eunuchs to improve birth registration


March 4th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 4 (IANS) Worried over the lowest ever birth and death registration figures in Bihar, the state government has decided to engage eunuchs and traditional cremation workers called 'doms' ... Read more...

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Bhupen Hazarika’s cremation wish was not met


January 13th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 13 (IANS) Two months after his death, it appears that music maestro Bhupen Hazarika's last wish of getting his funeral rites performed by a select few individuals was ... Read more...

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A mass, a cremation…adieu Mario Miranda


December 12th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Loutolim (Goa), Dec 12 (IANS) Goa bid a moving, teary farewell to acclaimed artist Mario Miranda, who was consigned to flames at a crematorium after a funeral mass at a ... Read more...

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Former Haryana MP Chiranji Lal dead


December 12th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 12 (IANS) Four-time former Congres MP Chiranji Lal Sharma Monday morning passed away in a private hospital in Gurgaon. He was 88.Sharma, who died of old-age related ailments, ... Read more...

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Student commits suicide, cremated without autopsy


November 27th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Nov 27 (IANS) The body of an engineering student, who allegedly had committed suicide, was cremated without an autopsy -- mandatory for a mysterious death -- as the police ... Read more...

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Congress MP, hundreds attend Kishenji cremation


November 27th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 27 (IANS) The last rites of slain Maoist leader Kishenji were performed Sunday in his hometown Peddapalli in Andhra Pradesh, attended by a larger number of slogan-shouting ... Read more...

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Punjabi playwright Gursharan Singh dead


September 28th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 28 (IANS) Leading Punjabi playwright and theatre personality Gursharan Singh died here Wednesday after prolonged illness. He was 82.His cremation took place in the afternoon.A large number of ... Read more...

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Ramdev trains guns on Chidambaram


September 27th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 27 (IANS) Baba Ramdev Tuesday blamed Home Minister P. Chidambaram for the death of Raj Bala, a Haryana resident who was critically injured in the police crackdown ... Read more...

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Chidambaram should answer on Raj Bala’s death: BJP


September 27th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday said Home Minister P. Chidambaram should answer as to who was responsible for the police action on yoga ... Read more...

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Ramdev supporter cremated in Haryana village


September 27th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sonipat (Haryana), Sep 27 (IANS) Raj Bala, a supporter of Baba Ramdev who was critically injured in the police crackdown on the yoga guru's meeting in Delhi and died ... Read more...

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Surinder Kapoor’s cremation Sunday


September 25th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Film producer Surinder Kapoor, father of Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor and director Boney Kapoor, will be cremated Sunday at the Vile Parle Hindu crematorium.The cremation will ... Read more...

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Congress legislator from Himachal dies


September 23rd, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 23 (IANS) Six-time Congress legislator from Himachal Pradesh Prem Singh died Friday due to a massive heart attack, family members said. He was 63.The cremation would take ... Read more...

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Dad wrote manual for future generations: Shammi Kapoor’s son


August 18th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Late legend Shammi Kapoor's son Aditya Raj Kapoor says his father"wrote the manual for our future generations" but yet he would like to be compared to ... Read more...

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Don’t replace subsidised food with cash: Swaminathan


August 18th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Eminent agriculture scientist and a member of the Sonia Gandhi-led National Advisory Council (NAC), M.S. Swaminathan, has cautioned against the government's plan to replace ... Read more...

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There will never be another Shammi Kapoor: Yash Chopra


August 15th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Veteran filmmaker Yash Chopra, who attended late actor Shammi Kapoor's funeral Monday, said there will never be anyone who can come even close to the ... Read more...

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