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Sachin Pilot first serving minister to join Territorial Army


September 6th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sept 6 (IANS) Congress MP Sachin Pilot Thursday became the first serving union minister to be commissioned as a regular officer in the Territorial Army, and stressed ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad residents give suggestions on highways


August 5th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 5 (IANS) Residents and industry owners in Ghaziabad have given their suggestions to the authorities on the proposed redevelopment of national highways passing through the area, a representative ... Read more...

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40 missing in Uttarakhand, rescue efforts on


August 5th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, Aug 5 (IANS) As many as 40 people, including 19 labourers at a project, are missing after flash floods and cloud bursts ravaged Uttarakhand. The government Sunday asked the ... Read more...

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Dried branches of Bodhi tree chopped


August 1st, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 1 (IANS) Some dried branches of the Bodhi tree, under which Lord Buddha attained enlightenment, were chopped Wednesday after a dried branch fell into the Mahabodhi temple ... Read more...

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14-hour power failure hit NCR towns


July 30th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 30 (IANS) The sudden failure of the Northern Grid Monday severely affected the NCR towns of Ghaziabad, Noida, Meerut and Bulandshahr, hitting common people and businesses alike. The ... Read more...

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Keep DNA report confidential, N.D. Tiwari tells court


July 18th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader N.D. Tiwari Wednesday urged the Delhi High Court to keep the report of his DNA test confidential till the conclusion of the ... Read more...

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Bodhi tree is healthy, says scientists


July 18th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 18 (IANS) The Bodhi tree in Bodh Gaya, under which Lord Buddha is believed to have attained enlightenment, is healthy once again."The Bodh tree is fully healthy," ... Read more...

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Indian scientists help save 131 trees in Cambodian temple (With images)


July 16th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Indian scientists have been successful in conserving 131 trees at the 800-year-old Ta Prohm temple in Cambodia, better known as 'Temple Tree'.Experts from the Dehradun-based ... Read more...

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Passengers stranded as 40 Kingfisher flights axed (Second Lead)


July 14th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Passengers of Kingfisher Airlines were stranded Saturday as 40 flights across India were cancelled due to a strike by pilots over non-payment of salaries.Passengers in ... Read more...

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Kingfisher pilots go on strike, 40 flights cancelled (Lead)


July 14th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) A section of debt-ridden Kingfisher Airlines' pilots Saturday went on strike over non-payment of salaries and other dues for the past five months, leading to the ... Read more...

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Mohit Chauhan ties the knot with Prarthna


July 1st, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 1 (IANS) Well-known Bollywood playback singer Mohit Chauhan married journalist Prarthna Gehlot at a hotel here, family sources said. The marriage was a quiet and private affair.A family ... Read more...

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Killed pilgrims’ kin protest non-payment of compensation


June 28th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 27 (IANS) Relatives of 24 Hindu pilgrims, who were killed in a road accident in 2010, created noisy scenes Wednesday over non-payment of Rs.2 lakh compensation announced by ... Read more...

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Kanwar Yatra not to go beyond Haridwar


June 19th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, June 19 (IANS) In a major move to decongest traffic during the month-long yatra by Shiva devotees, the Uttarakhand government Tuesday announced that Kanwariyas will not be allowed to ... Read more...

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Remodelling work to affect rail traffic in Ghaziabad


June 14th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 14 (IANS) Train services between Delhi and Kolkata, Lucknow and other key cities will remain affected for the next five days -- June 15-19 -- due to remodelling ... Read more...

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11 Uttarakhand cops surrender, sent to jail


June 5th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Eleven Uttarakhand policemen allegedly involved in a staged shootout in Dehradun in 2009 Tuesday surrendered before a CBI court here and were sent to jail.The ... Read more...

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Three dead as Doon Express derails, Mamata hints at sabotage (Third Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi/Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) Three people were killed Thursday when 11 coaches of the Dehradun-bound Doon Express derailed in Uttar Pradesh's Jaunpur district, the railway ministry said even ... Read more...

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Four die as Doon Express derails in UP (Second Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 31 (IANS) Four people were killed Thursday when five coaches of the Dehradun-bound Doon Express derailed in Uttar Pradesh's Jaunpur district, officials said.The accident took place near Mahrawa ... Read more...

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Three dead as Doon Express derails in UP (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 31 (IANS) At least three people were killed Thursday when five coaches of the Dehradun-bound Doon Express derailed in Uttar Pradesh's Jaunpur district, officials said.The accident took place ... Read more...

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Dehradun-Howrah Express derails in Uttar Pradesh


May 31st, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 31 (IANS) Five coaches of the Dehradun-Howrah Express derailed at Jaunpur in Uttar Pradesh, railway officials said here Thursday."Five coaches of the Dehradun-Howrah Express have derailed. We don't ... Read more...

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Deserter IAF officer escapes from custody, yet untraced


May 16th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 16 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) and Haryana Police are hunting for a wing commander, declared a "deserter" December last year, after he escaped from air force ... Read more...

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Mongoose hair brushes seized in Agra


May 1st, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 1 (IANS) Hundreds of paint-brushes allegedly made from the hair of mongoose were seized from a shop here Monday evening."We are trying to find out about ... Read more...

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Rajasmita wins ‘Dance India Dance 3′


April 22nd, 2012 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) The search for India's best dancer finally came to an end when 21-year-old Rajasmita Kar was declared the winner at the grand finale of third ... Read more...

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Bollywood actress’s headless body found in Allahabad septic tank


April 18th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, April 18 (IANS) A team of Mumbai police aided by Allahabad cops traced the headless torso of Meenakshi Thapa, a budding Bollywood actress who was abducted on March 30, ... Read more...

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Syndicate Bank opens 108 branches in a day


March 31st, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 31 (IANS) Setting a record of sorts, state-run Syndicate Bank Saturday opened 108 new branches across 15 states and Andaman & Nicobar islands simultaneously through the electronic route ... Read more...

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Indian army eyes youth in Uttarakhand


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Dehradun, March 23 (IANS) With the youth showing little interest in joining the Indian Army, the force is devising new ways to lure young men and women to sign up.The ... Read more...

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Rebellion peters out in Uttarakhand Congress


March 20th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, March 20 (IANS) The week-long crisis in Uttarakhand following the coronation of Vijay Bahuguna as chief minister finally seems to be easing out with senior Congress leaders Tuesday ... Read more...

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Vijay Bahuguna named Uttarakhand chief minister (Second Lead)


March 12th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Dehradun, March 12 (IANS) After nearly a week of deadlock, Uttarakhand will get a chief minister with the Congress naming its Tehri-Garhwal MP Vijay Bahuguna as the leader ... Read more...

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Vijay Bahuguna named new Uttarakhand chief minister (Lead)


March 12th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Dehradun, March 12 (IANS) Congress MP Vijay Bahuguna will be the next chief minister of Uttarakhand, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad announced here Monday."It was decided by ... Read more...

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Congress to stake claim in Uttarakhand


March 9th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, March 9 (IANS) The Congress party said Friday it will meet the Uttarakhand governor to stake claim to form the government in the hill state as it has ... Read more...

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BJP discusses how to form government in Uttarakhand


March 7th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, March 7 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders are meeting to discuss a strategy to gather support to form the government in Uttarakhand, Chief Minister B.C. Khanduri said ... Read more...

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BJP’s Khanduri loses in Uttarakhand


March 6th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, March 6 (IANS) Uttarakhand Chief Minister B.C. Khanduri of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday lost from the Kotdwar assembly constituency.Khanduri was defeated by his nearest rival S.S. ... Read more...

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Uttarakhand headed for hung assembly


March 6th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, March 6 (IANS) Uttarakhand is headed for a hung assembly with the the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) leading in 29 seats in the initial trends and the ... Read more...

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BJP leading in Uttarakhand


March 6th, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Dehradun, March 6 (IANS) It was a close contest in Uttarakhand with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leading in 23 seats and the Congress close behind with 22 ... Read more...

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ASI wants marble removed from Bodhi tree


February 23rd, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 23 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is to probe why the Bodhgaya temple management has not removed marble slabs around the base of the Bodhi ... Read more...

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Mild tremors in Uttarakhand (Lead)


February 10th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Dehradun, Feb 10 (IANS) A moderate earthquake measuring 5 on the Richter Scale jolted parts of Uttarakhand and neighbouring Himachal Pradesh shortly after midnight, an official from the Met ... Read more...

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