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Chechens not fighting in Syria: Kadyrov


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Leader of Russia's Chechnya region Ramzan Kadyrov has rejected media reports about Chechens allegedly taking part in the Syrian conflict.Syrian opposition forces seized two crossings ... Read more...

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Mexican traffickers use minors to carry drugs into US


March 24th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
San Diego, March 24 (IANS/EFE) The number of minors transporting drugs across the Mexico-US border continues to rise, as does the number of "blind mules" who transport dope without their ... Read more...

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Kolkata police ‘humming’ Kolaveri to rein in errant bikers


December 27th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 27 (IANS) Smitten by the national rage "Kolaveri Di" sung by south Indian film star Dhanush, the Kolkata traffic police is literally humming 'Why this herogiri di?' these ... Read more...

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Agra fogged out, records season’s lowest


December 19th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 19 (IANS) The city of Taj Mahal was literally fogged out Monday morning, slowing down traffic to a crawl and causing a couple of minor accidents. It also ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Thefts silence Rabindrasangeet at traffic signals


September 9th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) The West Bengal government's novel way of easing the rough ride on the city's roads by playing soulful Rabindra Sangeet at traffic signals has hit ... Read more...

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Farmers oppose incinerator in Ghaziabad


September 4th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 4 (IANS) Farmers of about a dozen villages of Greater Noida and Ghaziabad Sunday organised a 'mahapanchayat' and resolved to organise a protest Sep 19 against an upcoming ... Read more...

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Women over 58 yrs now eligible for railway concession


February 25th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday announced that the railways will give concession to women over 58 years.Presenting the Rail Budget 2011-12 in the Parliament, Banerjee ... Read more...

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Railways planning to invest Rs 57630 crore in 2011-12


February 25th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee, while presenting the Rail Budget 2011-12 in the Parliament, on Friday said the railways is planning to invest Rs 57630 crore in ... Read more...

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Rs. 100 insufficient traffic fine: Dikshit


November 25th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday said a fine of Rs. 100 for violating traffic rules was too little an amount to serve as a "deterrent"."I have ... Read more...

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Kashmir gets two-day breather from shutdowns


October 28th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 28 (IANS) Life again limped back to normal in Srinagar and other towns of the Kashmir Valley Thursday as the authorities did not impose any curfew and separatists asked people ... Read more...

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Britain’s most confusing roundabout has 58 sets of traffic lights!


September 4th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 4 (ANI): A roundabout in Britain, which is said to be the most confusing, has 58 sets of traffic lights and the council wants to add more.There are already fifty-eight ... Read more...

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Elevated road on drain may be extended after Games


August 22nd, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The Delhi government might extend an elevated road -- built on the Barapullah drain for transporting athletes and delegates from the Commonwealth Games Village in east Delhi ... Read more...

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Delhi hit by season’s heaviest rains, traffic jams strand commuters


August 20th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.20 (ANI): Commuters in national capital New Delhi continued to face the impact of this season's heaviest downpour, with a majority wading through knee-deep water or being stranded in traffic ... Read more...

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Stones not bullets worry forces in Kashmir


August 14th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
By F. Ahmed Srinagar, Aug 14 (IANS) For the first time since the early 1990s when the violent separatist campaign began in Kashmir, authorities are not bothered about militant strikes but rather the ... Read more...

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My morning drive is great independence for me: Big B


August 14th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Ahead of India's Independence Day, Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan muses it is a drive to the gym in the morning that gives him a "moment of ... Read more...

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Egypt foils attempt to smuggle cement into Gaza


July 25th, 2010 - 2:49 am ICT by IANS
Rafah (Egypt), July 25 (IANS) Egyptian authorities foiled Saturday an attempt to smuggle a huge quantity of building materials into the Gaza Strip through secret tunnels at border. Around 20 truckloads of steel ... Read more...

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Erring driver or faulty signal - what caused train tragedy?


July 19th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Sabyasachi Roy Sainthia (West Bengal), July 19 (IANS) Monday's train collision in West Bengal that killed 61 people and injured over 150 could have been caused by an erring driver or ... Read more...

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Israel should open Gaza crossings: EU


July 19th, 2010 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem/Gaza City, July 19 (DPA) Israel should allow exports from the Gaza Strip, European Union High Representative Catherine Ashton said, as she toured the enclave Sunday and said the EU would continue ... Read more...

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Shutdown: Delhi traffic police gives tips on Facebook


July 5th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Guess one of the ways Delhi Traffic Police used Monday to manage traffic in the capital hit by a crippling shutdown - through social networking site ... Read more...

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Israel ready to soften blockade on Gaza: EU


June 14th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Luxembourg, June 14 (DPA) Israel is ready to soften its blockade on the Gaza Strip by opening up to two land crossings into Hamas-controlled Palestinian territory, European Union (EU) diplomats said Monday. Israel ... Read more...

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Giant screens for Kolkata soccer fans


June 12th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) With the World Cup soccer kicking off in South Africa, the West Bengal government has began installing giant screens across the state to give sports buffs of the ... Read more...

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Israel to ease Gaza blockade in return for watered down international investigation


June 9th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 9 (ANI): To ease blockade of the Gaza in return for a watered down international investigation into last week's raid on a Turkish aid ship, Israel is ready to accept ... Read more...

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Israeli Navy seizes Gaza-bound aid ship (Second lead)


June 5th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, June 5 (DPA) The Israeli Navy boarded and seized a ship bound for the Gaza Strip Saturday, a military spokeswoman said. "The ship was boarded with the full compliance of the ... Read more...

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Striking employees’ march not to be allowed in Kashmir


April 10th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 10 (IANS) The crisis between the Jammu and Kashmir government and its striking employees seemed headed for a showdown after the authorities vowed to foil their march to downtown Lal ... Read more...

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Build special crossing for frogs, toads, French say!


February 26th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): An animal protection group has called upon French authorities to have special crossings for frogs so that they are saved from being squashed on the country's roads."For ... Read more...

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BJP plans agitation against rising prices, corruption


January 18th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 18 (IANS) The Bhartiya Janata Party Tuesday announced it would organise statewide demonstrations to mark their protest over rising prices and increasing corruption in Uttar Pradesh. Addressing a press conference here ... Read more...

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Agra records coldest day Monday


December 22nd, 2009 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 21 (IANS) The Taj Mahal city witnessed the coldest day of the season Monday as the mercury dipped to 6.4 degree Celsius, met department said. The night shelters put up ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Angry mob torches two buses in West Bengal


September 29th, 2009 - 9:39 pm ICT by ANI
Hoogly, Sep 29(ANI): Angry mob in West Bengal's Hoogly district on Tuesday burnt down two buses after a woman was crushed to death by a speeding bus.The incident, which took place ... Read more...

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Boat carrying 6 children found off Spanish coast


September 16th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Algeciras (Spain), Sep 16 (EFE) A boat carrying six children between the ages of 10 and 12 that was trying to reach the coast of southern Spain has been intercepted, emergency services ... Read more...

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Two killed, three missing as Gaza tunnel collapses


September 12th, 2009 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza/Cairo, Sep 12 (DPA) Two Palestinians were killed while three others were missing after a smuggling tunnel running under the border between the Gaza Strip and Egypt collapsed Saturday, witnesses and medical ... Read more...

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Ousted President Zelaya re-enters Honduras (Lead)


July 25th, 2009 - 5:45 am ICT by IANS
Managua/Tegucigalpa, July 25 (DPA) Ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya risked arrest Friday, crossing the Nicaraguan-Honduran border in an effort to reclaim power after mediation efforts failed to resolve the Central American country's ... Read more...

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Swine flu infection cases rise to five in Nepal


July 2nd, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 2 (IANS) Three days after Nepal reported its first cases of swine flu, health officials Thursday said the Influenza A (H1N1) virus has also been detected in two more. While four ... Read more...

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Court notice to Uttar Pradesh government over statues


July 1st, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 1 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Wednesday directed the government to reply to a public interest litigation that alleged the statues installed at the crossings ... Read more...

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BJP’s youth wing to conduct opinion poll on black money


April 2nd, 2009 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) youth wing Thursday announced it would conduct an opinion poll at 10,000 crossings across the country on the issue of black ... Read more...

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Pilibhit youth waits for Pilibhit candidate (Political Prattle)


March 19th, 2009 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) With mediapersons going berserk trying to get hold of Varun Gandhi, a 22-year-old youth sat quietly waiting to get an audience with him or even his ... Read more...

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