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UP policeman sent to jail for sodomy


August 29th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 29 (IANS) A sub-inspector of Uttar Pradesh Police was arrested Wednesday in Sitapur district, 88 km from here, for sexually abusing a 16-year-old boy, officials said.Sub-Inspector Dharmendra Pratap ... Read more...

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Action against Punjab health officials for infant’s death


August 17th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 17 (IANS) Acting on the report of an inquiry committee which found medical staff negligent, resulting in the death of an infant last month, the Punjab government Friday ... Read more...

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Willie Hantz arrested for drinking and driving


July 27th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The former Big Brother contestant was arrested early this morning on suspicion of driving under the influence. Willie Hantz is popularly known for his role as ... Read more...

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Haryana industrial production grows at 6 percent


July 10th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 10 (IANS) Industrial production in Haryana in 2011-12 recorded a growth of six percent over 2010-11, a government spokesman said here Tuesday.He said that the growth was higher ... Read more...

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US suspends NATO supply talks with Pakistan


June 12th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) Frustrated over lack of progress over talks with Pakistan to reopen critical supply routes into Afghanistan to US and NATO forces, the United States has called ... Read more...

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Haryana to install chips to monitor ultrasound machines


May 18th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 18 (IANS) Health authorities in Haryana will install silent observer chips in all ultrasound machines to monitor the ultrasound processes being done by doctors at private clinics, officials ... Read more...

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Haryana takes another step to stop female foeticide


May 9th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 9 (IANS) In a major step to prevent sex determination and female foeticide, the Haryana government announced Wednesday that pregnant women will have to submit a photocopy of ... Read more...

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BJP legislator’s son shot dead in UP


May 8th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 8 (IANS) The son of a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator was shot dead in Uttar Pradesh's Gonda district Tuesday after a spat with the guard of ... Read more...

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Stadium comes alive with buffaloes on the ramp!


February 22nd, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jind (Haryana), Feb 22 (IANS) Every time a contestant stepped on the ramp, there were no 'Uhs' and 'Aahs' that normally go with ramp shows. But there was cheering and ... Read more...

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Buffaloes to walk the ramp in Haryana


February 21st, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 21 (IANS) Touted as the first of its kind in the world, a pageant will be held in Haryana's Jind town Wednesday where a popular breed of buffaloes ... Read more...

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Singer Whitney Houston dies at Beverly Hills hotel


February 12th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by BNO News
BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Grammy Award-winning singer and actress Whitney Houston, one of the world's best-selling music artists, was found dead in her Beverly Hills hotel room on late Saturday ... Read more...

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Employee in dock for obscene contest mail


February 11th, 2012 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 11 (IANS) A US state employee faces action after sending an official e-mail to hundreds of people offering a prize for the girl with the biggest breasts.The e-mail ... Read more...

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Officials axed, Pakistan fake drugs kill 109


January 29th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 29 (IANS) Punjab's state health secretary has been sacked following the death of 109 heart patients due to the use of fake drugs in a leading Pakistani hospital, ... Read more...

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Haryana wants all businesses registered by Jan 31


January 16th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 16 (IANS) From tyre puncture repair shops to halwais (sweets shops) to mobile shops and hotels, everyone running commercial establishments in Haryana will have to get themselves registered ... Read more...

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‘Deep freeze’ in US-Pakistan in ties; talk of future Indian role


December 3rd, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) As US-Pakistan ties go into "deep freeze" over the NATO strike along the Afghanistan border that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers, Islamabad has refused to participate ... Read more...

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Rapper Heavy D dies after collapsing at Beverly Hills home


November 9th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by BNO News
BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Rapper Heavy D., one of hip-hop's most popular and charismatic figures of the late 1980s and early 1990s, died after collapsing at his home in California ... Read more...

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Rs.500 for bringing accident victims to hospitals


October 28th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 28 (IANS) Announcing a unique initiative, the district police in Haryana's Hisar district have decided to give a cash incentive of Rs.500 to anyone who brings accident victims ... Read more...

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Two Colorado men take out dead friend’s body out for drinks


September 17th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by BNO News
DENVER, COLORADO (BNO NEWS) -- Two Colorado men have been arrested for allegedly taking their friend's dead body out for drinks and later using his bank card at a local strip club, ... Read more...

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Bhakra, Pong dam water levels near top


September 8th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 8 (IANS) Getting closer to its maximum storage capacity of 1,680 feet, the water level in Gobind Sagar reservoir of the 225-metre high Bhakra Dam rose to nearly ... Read more...

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Flood gates opened at Himachal’s Pong Dam


August 18th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 18 (IANS) The Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) Thursday opened the floodgates of the Pong Dam in neighbouring Himachal Pradesh as the water in the reservoir almost reached ... Read more...

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Punjab cautions against possibility of floods


August 17th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 16 (IANS) The Punjab government Tuesday cautioned against the possibility of floods in some districts following the Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) releasing excess water from the reservoir ... Read more...

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Spurious medicines racket busted, three arrested (Lead)


July 16th, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chandigarh, July 15 (IANS) A racket of manufacturing fake drugs of leading pharmaceutical firms has been busted in Haryana's Faridabad and spurious medicines worth lakhs of rupees have been ... Read more...

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Spurious drugs racket busted in Haryana


July 15th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 15 (IANS) A racket of manufacturing fake drugs of leading pharmaceutical firms has been busted in Haryana's Faridabad and spurious medicines worth lakhs of rupees have been seized, ... Read more...

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Punjab swoops down, cancels chemists’ licences after dope taint (Lead)


July 6th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala (Punjab), July 6 (IANS) Swooping down on chemists selling steroids and anabolic drugs without prescriptions in the vicinity of the National Institute of Sports (NIS) here, the Punjab health ... Read more...

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Haryana makes speed governors compulsory


June 11th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 11 (IANS) The Haryana government Saturday announced that it has decided to fix speed governors in all public transport vehicles as per rules.A transport department spokesman said here ... Read more...

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IMF head charged over alleged sex assault (Second Lead)


May 15th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 15 (IANS) The head of the International Monetary Fund has been charged with a criminal sexual assault and attempted rape, following allegations made by a hotel maid in ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan might spend jail term at home


May 12th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department spokesman has told reporters that it is likely that Lindsay Lohan might spend her jail sentence in her home. Steve ... Read more...

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Haryana asks job seekers to register online


April 23rd, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 23 (IANS) The department of employment in Haryana has asked job seekers, who are already registered with the state's employment exchanges, to register online again.A department spokesman said: ... Read more...

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Haryana police recover 1,062 liquor cases


April 22nd, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 22 (IANS) The Haryana police have recovered 1,062 cases of Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) and country made liquor from a truck in Ambala district that was headed ... Read more...

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Ground Zero mosque opponents say location should be preserved to ’show what happened there’


March 16th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 16 (ANI): Opponents of the proposed "Ground Zero Mosque" in Manhattan moved the court on Tuesday arguing that the location of the proposed plan should be rather preserved as ... Read more...

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Over 80 Muslims arrested for celebrating Valentine’s Day in Malaysia


February 16th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by BNO News
KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA (BNO NEWS) -- More than 80 Muslims were detained in Malaysia during a Valentine's Day operation carried out by the Islamic morality police, the Malaysia Star reported.In Selangor alone, ... Read more...

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Golden-Voiced Man Ted Williams Arrested For Altercation, Then Headed To Rehab


January 13th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The man with a golden voice, Ted Williams, who became an overnights star owing to his radio voice, was arrested and detained by police on Monday ... Read more...

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Haryana to set up industrial safety cells


December 26th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 26 (IANS) The Haryana government will set up two major cells at Panipat and Gurgaon to ensure safety standards in factories, a labour department spokesman said here Sunday. "The accident ... Read more...

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No case against Sheen over hotel meltdown


December 16th, 2010 - 5:28 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 16 (IANS) Actor Charlie Sheen will not be facing any criminal charges for his violent meltdown at a New York hotel in October.Police began investigation after porn star Capri ... Read more...

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Gunman Clay Duke Kills Himself After Shooting At Florida School Board


December 15th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Panama City, Dec 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was a shocking site to see in Bay District Schools, Florida on Tuesday afternoon when a 56 year old gunman Clay Duke killed ... Read more...

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