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Shutdown cripples life in Odisha (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 20 (IANS) The opposition shutdown Thursday against the reforms rolled out by the central government crippled life in many parts of Odisha as passenger and commercial vehicles went ... Read more...

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Shut down cripples life in Jammu


September 20th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 20 (IANS) The 12-hour bandh called by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and the left parties Thursday crippled life in Jammu with business establishments and other commercial activities ... Read more...

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Shutdown cripples life in Odisha


September 20th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 20 (IANS) The opposition shutdown Thursday against the reforms rolled out by the central government crippled life in many parts of Odisha as passengers and commercials vehicles went ... Read more...

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Strike cripples banking operations in Karnataka


August 22nd, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 22 (IANS) Thousands of employees and officers of state-run and old generation private banks went on a two-day strike Wednesday, crippling banking operations across Karnataka in support ... Read more...

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Power outage cripples Delhi Metro, thousands hit (Third Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) A massive power outage Tuesday afternoon crippled the Delhi Metro for almost two hours for the second time in two days and forced services to ... Read more...

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Power outage cripples Delhi Metro, thousands hit (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) An massive power outage Tuesday afternoon crippled the Delhi Metro for close to two hours for the second time in two days, impacting tens of ... Read more...

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Power outage cripples Delhi Metro, thousands hit (Fourth Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) An unprecedented power outage crippled Delhi Metro for an hour and seriously disrupted services for another two hours, impacting tens of thousands of passengers in ... Read more...

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Power failure cripples railways; 500 trains, 1.5 lakh passengers hit


July 30th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Around 1.5 lakh passengers in 300 trains suffered delays as the power grid failure crippled operations across eight divisions of the northern railway Monday, while ... Read more...

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Lawyers’ strike cripples judicial work in northeast


July 11th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati/Agartala, July 11 (IANS) Judicial activities in the lower and high courts in all the eight northeastern states were severely affected Wednesday as lawyers abstained from work to protest ... Read more...

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Shutdown cripples life in Chhattisgarh


May 31st, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 31 (IANS) Normal life was thrown out of gear in the city and large parts of Chhattisgarh Thursday, as all modes of public transport remained off the ... Read more...

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Shutdown cripples life in Tripura


May 31st, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 31 (IANS) The 12-hour shutdown called by the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) and its allies in the ruling Left Front to protest hike in petrol prices ... Read more...

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Employees’ strike cripples work in J&K; offices


May 24th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 24 (IANS) Work in most government offices across Jammu and Kashmir was crippled by the employees' three-day strike that started here Thursday, an official said."Work in all ... Read more...

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Maoist strike cripples Chhattisgarh, 8 cops injured (Lead)


May 17th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 16 (IANS) A shutdown called by Maoists crippled life in parts of Chhattisgarh Wednesday, with the rebels attacking and injuring eight policemen, resorting to firing, torching vehicles and ... Read more...

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Snow cripples Srinagar-Jammu highway


January 13th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 13 (IANS) Traffic on the Srinagar-Jammu highway was halted Friday after many vehicles got stuck in the snow in the Bannihal sector of the road.The Border Roads Organisation ... Read more...

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Boycott cripples Rajasthan legal services


January 12th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 12 (IANS) Legal services in Rajasthan were crippled as lawyers boycotted work Thursday to protest the alleged suicide by a 30-year-old advocate following alleged police atrocities.The Central Bureau ... Read more...

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Lawyers’ strike cripples Delhi district courts (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Litigants suffered as district courts in the capital were paralysed Thursday by a day-long strike of lawyers who are demanding all property cases be transferred ... Read more...

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Lawyers’ strike cripples Delhi district courts


January 12th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) District courts in the capital were paralysed Thursday by a day-long lawyers' strike to demand the transfer of property cases from the Delhi High ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan a novel whose plot changes with speed’


December 9th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 9 (IANS) Pakistan is lurching from crisis to crisis, and seems like "a novel in which the plot changes with remarkable speed each time we turn a ... Read more...

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Apex court’s TimesNow order detrimental to media: IBF


November 18th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nob 18 (IANS) The Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) Friday said the Supreme Court's refusal to interfere in a Rs.100 crore defamation suit filed by a retired apex court ... Read more...

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Employees’ strike cripples work in Kashmir civic bodies


October 18th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 18 (IANS) Over 4,000 municipal employees of Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday continued with their strike for the twelfth day, demanding payment of wages as per the revised rules."All ... Read more...

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Left-backed shutdown cripples life in Tripura (Lead)


June 27th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 27 (IANS) Shops, offices and educational institutions were shut while vehicular traffic remained off the roads in Tripura Monday as the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)-led Left ... Read more...

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Left-backed shutdown cripples life in Tripura


June 27th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 27 (IANS) Shops, offices and educational institutions were shut while vehicular traffic remained off the roads in Tripura Monday as the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)-led Left Front ... Read more...

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‘Fuel price hike cripples transporters, economy of country’


June 25th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Delhi Transporters Association (DTA) Saturday protested the hike in price of diesel, saying that it will have a crippling effect on the truckers and ... Read more...

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Auto strike cripples Delhi; unions refuse to budge


May 20th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) It was a tough day Friday for Delhiites as thousands of autorickshaws went off the roads with the auto unions demanding that the Delhi government ... Read more...

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Shutdown cripples life in Darjeeling for sixth day (Lead)


February 14th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/Darjeeling, Feb 14 (IANS) Normal life continued to be crippled in West Bengal's Darjeeling Hills for the sixth day Monday due to an indefinite shutdown called by the pro-Gorkhaland group Gorkha Janamukti ... Read more...

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Shutdown cripples life in Darjeeling for sixth day


February 14th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, Feb 14 (IANS) Normal life was paralysed in West Bengal's Darjeeling Hills Monday for the sixth day due to an indefinite shutdown called by the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) protesting the ... Read more...

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Winter storm cripples two-thirds of U.S.


February 3rd, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles (US), Feb.3 (ANI): Two thirds of the United States of America (USA) has been brought to its knees by a winter snowstorm and ice turned streets.At least two deaths ... Read more...

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Community mobilisers inch closer towards making India polio-free


January 31st, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma Meerut, Jan 31 (IANS) Munzareen Fatima was excited when she was featured as a dedicated polio worker in Oscar-nominated documentary "The Final Inch" in 2009. The 40-year-old, who is a ... Read more...

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Bangla group’s shutdown in Siliguri cripples life


January 16th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri (West Bengal), Jan 16 (IANS) Normal life came to a standstill in Siliguri in West Bengal's Darjeeling district Sunday on day one of a 48-hour shutdown called by the Bangla O ... Read more...

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GJM shutdown cripples life in Darjeeling hills


January 13th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, Jan 13 (IANS) Shops and business establishments were closed in West Bengal's Darjeeling district Thursday, the second day of a 27-day shutdown called by the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) to press ... Read more...

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Pro-Maoist shutdown cripples life in three Bengal districts


December 29th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 29 (IANS) Normal life was thrown out of gear in portions of three Maoist affected districts of West Bengal Wednesday, the second day of the 48-hour shutdown enforced by the ... Read more...

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Transporters’ strike cripples life in Kashmir


December 27th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 27 (IANS) Passenger transport operators struck work throughout Jammu and Kashmir Monday protesting increase in taxes, rise in fuel prices, stringent laws against road accidents and lack of facilities at ... Read more...

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Strike cripples AIR, Doordarshan operations in Kerala


November 23rd, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 23 (IANS) Operations of Doordarshan and All India Radio (AIR) were crippled in Kerala Tuesday in response to a 48-hour nationwide strike called by the association of employees of the ... Read more...

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Students strike cripples varsity in Meghalaya


November 1st, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 1 (IANS) Normal functioning of Meghalaya's North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) was disrupted Monday, the first day of the indefinite strike called by students to pressurise the central government ... Read more...

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Curfew cripples Srinagar, shutdown halts rest of Kashmir


September 8th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 8 (IANS) Curfew continued for the second consecutive day in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital while restrictions were imposed in some towns in the valley Wednesday, when hardline separatist ... Read more...

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