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Checking traffic violations in Srinagar the way Mahatma Gandhi would have (Letter from Srinagar) (With image)


September 10th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 10 (IANS) If you commit a traffic offence in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital, don't be surprised if you are politely stopped, given a glass of water ... Read more...

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Gold from Bangladesh seized, one detained


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 3 (IANS) A gold smuggler was detained in Tripura and five gold biscuits, worth Rs.19 lakh, smuggled from Bangladesh were seized, BSF officials said here Monday."The troopers of ... Read more...

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Eid Mubarak at Wagah-Attari border


August 20th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 20 (IANS) Border guards of India and Pakistan at this international border checkpost embraced and exchanged sweets as they wished each other "Eid Mubarak" Monday.Officers and troopers ... Read more...

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NE states ask governments to ensure safety of their people


August 18th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal/Aizawl/Agartala, Aug 18 (IANS) The northeastern states have urged the central government and various state governments to take all possible steps to ensure safety of people from the region ... Read more...

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Terror alert for railway police in Karnataka


August 13th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 13 (IANS) Police in Karnataka have been alerted about possible terror attacks on trains operating between Bangalore and Mysore, an official said Monday.Deputy Inspector General of Police B. ... Read more...

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Rain continues in Jammu, many trapped


August 5th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 5 (IANS) Hundreds of people were trapped in various places in Jammu as heavy rains continued Sunday, triggering landslides and posing a threat to many villages with rivers ... Read more...

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Woman attempts self-immolation in Meerut


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 3 (IANS) Disturbed at her missing daughter not having been traced by police, a middle-aged woman Friday tried to set herself on fire at the office of the ... Read more...

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33 IPS officers shifted in UP, power chief also booted out


July 31st, 2012 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) Bruised by attacks of opposition parties on the law and order situation in the state, Uttar Pradesh's Akhilesh Yadav government late Monday transferred 33 senior IPS ... Read more...

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Two CRPF men killed, 5 injured in Maoist ambush


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 23 (IANS) Two CRPF personnel were killed and five injured in a gun battle with Maoist guerrillas in Jharkhand Monday, police said.The CRPF personnel were attacked in the ... Read more...

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Punjab arms dealer held for smuggling Chinese pistols


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala (Punjab), July 22 (IANS) An arms dealer was arrested in Punjab's Patiala district Sunday for smuggling expensive Chinese-made prohibited weapons and selling them to customers, police said. Eighteen illegal ... Read more...

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Maoist strategist held in Bengal (Third Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) Bikram alias Arnab Dam, a West Bengal state committee member of the banned Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) and considered the party's top strategist in the ... Read more...

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Maoist strategist held in Bengal (Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) Bikram alias Arnab Dam, a state committee member of the banned Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist), considered its top strategist after the late Koteshwar Rao alias ... Read more...

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Protesters in UP torch vehicles, attack police


July 16th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 16 (IANS) Angered over power outages and poor water supply, protesters clashed with police, vandalised property and vehicles Monday in Uttar Pradesh's Amroha town, around 370 km from ... Read more...

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Cattle perish in arson attack on shacks in UP


July 14th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, July 14 (IANS) A large number of cattle perished while some people sustained injuries after their shacks on a disputed land near this Uttar Pradesh city were set on ... Read more...

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Men in khaki leave UP government red-faced


July 14th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 14 (IANS) Voted to power on promises of bringing Uttar Pradesh's crime graph under control, the Akhilesh Yadav's Samajwadi Party (SP) government now has a new headache ... Read more...

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Maoist shot dead in Odisha


July 9th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 9 (IANS) A member of the Maoist People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) group was gunned down by police in Odisha Monday, a day after a ruling Biju ... Read more...

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Missing starlet’s step father handed over to Maharashtra police


July 7th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 7 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police Saturday handed over Parvez Tak, a suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba extremist and step-father of missing Bollywood starlet Laila Khan, to the Maharashtra Police for ... Read more...

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Mystery continues over missing actress Laila Khan (Roundup)


July 5th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Jammu, July 5 (IANS) Where is fringe Bollywood actress Laila Khan? The mystery continues after her stepfather and suspected militant Parvez Iqbal Tak told the Jammu and Kashmir Police that ... Read more...

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Actress Laila Khan killed with family, says stepfather


July 5th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 5 (IANS) Bollywood fringe actress Laila Khan, who has been missing since February 2011, has been killed along with four members of her family including her mother, her ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Prisoner killed in attack in Hyderabad jail


July 4th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 4 (IANS) A prisoner died and four others were injured Wednesday morning in an attack by another prisoner in Cherlapally Central Jail on the outskirts of Hyderabad, police ... Read more...

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Why was Anderson released? Arjun Singh’s book tells all


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A top bureaucrat in New Delhi and not then prime minister Rajiv Gandhi had lobbied for bailing out Union Carbide chairman Warren Anderson after his ... Read more...

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Tipsy cop kills girl in celebratory firing


June 28th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, June 28 (IANS) An 11-year-old girl succumbed to bullet wounds here Thursday after a tipsy Uttar Pradesh Police sub-inspector opened fire during a marriage procession, officials said.The girl was ... Read more...

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Elaborate security for Agra municipal polls


June 27th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Agra, June 26 (IANS) Authorities stepped up security in Agra for Wednesday's municipal polls which will test the popularity of the ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh. The SP is ... Read more...

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LeT car-bomber module busted in Srinagar


June 14th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 14 (IANS) A Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) car-bomber module planning to carry out explosions in the city was busted and five of its operatives were arrested, the Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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Denied to watch a TV show, 9-year-old hangs herself


June 12th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, June 12 (IANS) A nine-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh committed suicide by hanging herself after her siblings refused to let her watch her favourite television show, police said ... Read more...

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14 killed, nearly 40 wounded in Pakistan blast (Second Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 7 (IANS) At least 14 people, including two children, were killed and around 40 injured Thursday in a bomb blast outside an Islamic seminary in Pakistan's Quetta city, ... Read more...

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12 killed, 40 wounded in Pakistan blast (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 7 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and over 40 injured Thursday in a bomb blast outside a seminary in Pakistan's Quetta city, police said.The blast took ... Read more...

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Lucknow girl gets bizarre death threat


June 6th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 6 (IANS) A Lucknow girl student has received an anonymous threat that she will be killed June 12 -- the same day last year when her businessman father ... Read more...

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Crackdown against unruly mobikers in Srinagar


June 5th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 5 (IANS) Alarmed by unruly mobike riders zooming through the streets of Srinagar at break-neck speeds, the traffic department Tuesday launched a crackdown against them.Throwing traffic safety rules ... Read more...

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Violence during Ranvir Sena chief’s funeral (Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 2 (IANS) Violence erupted as thousands Saturday joined the funeral procession of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh 'Mukhiya', who was killed a day earlier at Ara in ... Read more...

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Thousands join Ranvir Sena chief’s funeral


June 2nd, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 2 (IANS) Thousands Saturday joined the funeral procession of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh 'Mukhiya', whose killing in Bihar a day earlier sparked widespread violence.Singh, in his 70s, ... Read more...

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Women pretends to be UP legislator, arrested


May 29th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 29 (IANS) A woman was arrested Tuesday outside the Vidhan Sabha Bhawan here when she tried to enter the high security premises, pretending to be a legislator.The woman ... Read more...

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BJP raps government on Amarnath Yatra decision


May 16th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said the Jammu and Kashmir government's decision to stop Hindu religious groups from starting the annual Amarnath pilgrimage from ... Read more...

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Security heightened in Mizoram amid violence fear


May 14th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, May 14 (IANS) Security forces in Mizoram have stepped up vigil after an intelligence report indicated possible violence by the separatist outfit Hmar People's Convention-Democrats (HPC-D) in the northeastern ... Read more...

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At least 7 Indians killed in Nepal plane crash (Second Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 14 (IANS) At least seven Indians were among those killed when an airplane carrying 21 people crashed on a cliff in western Nepal, less than seven months after ... Read more...

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