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Two Ghaziabad policemen in serious condition


September 19th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 19 (IANS) Two policemen viciously attacked by a frenzied mob after the desecration of the Koran remain in serious condition, police sources said Wednesday.Head constable Roop Chand and ... Read more...

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Curfew relaxed in violence-hit Ghaziabad area


September 17th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Curfew was relaxed for five hours Monday in Ghaziabad's Masuri area where six people were killed in police firing three days ago and the kin of ... Read more...

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Bihar cancels nursing home licences after uterus scam


September 13th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 13 (IANS) Licenses of eight private nursing homes were cancelled in Bihar's Samastipur district for unnecessary removal of uteruses of hundreds of poor women to claim insurance money ... Read more...

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‘Kidnapped’ man challenges Dimple Yadav’s election to Lok Sabha


September 12th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) The election of Dimple Yadav, wife of Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, to the Lok Sabha from Kannauj has been challenged in the Allahabad High ... Read more...

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Saving Mughal-era ponds in Agra


September 9th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 9 (IANS) With Agra losing its Mughal-era ponds to builders and a court issuing an order to save them, a citizen's group, using Google Maps and land records, ... Read more...

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Bengal to compensate victims of crimes against women


September 7th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) Victims of crimes against women would henceforth be compensated in West Bengal, with the Mamata Banerjee cabinet Thursday ratifying the proposed scheme that would also ... Read more...

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Two dead, six missing as bus falls in river in Bengal (Lead)


September 6th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) Two people died and at least six were missing after a bus fell into a river in West Bengal's Bankura district Thursday."So far, we have ... Read more...

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Five missing as bus falls into river in Bengal


September 6th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) At least five people were missing after a bus fell into a river in West Bengal's Bankura district Thursday."The bus fell into the river Bhairabanki at ... Read more...

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‘Dabangg 2′ shoot to start in Uttar Pradesh next week


September 5th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 5 (IANS) Arbaaz Khan Productions has reportedly got permission to film the Salman Khan-starrer action-comedy "Dabangg 2" in the state capital. Major scenes will be shot here ... Read more...

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NHRC seeks report on fake encounter in Manipur


August 30th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought within two months an independent investigation report on the killing of two suspected militants in alleged fake ... Read more...

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Himachal court strikes down parts of law on conversion


August 30th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 30 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Thursday struck down some provisions of a state law related to the freedom of a person intending to convert from one ... Read more...

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Six hungry orphan siblings of UP seek death


August 30th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 30 (IANS) Six orphan siblings Thursday submitted a memorandum to the district magistrate of Kannauj, 125 km from here, seeking permission to kill themselves as they had no ... Read more...

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Poaching, illness killing peacocks near Delhi


August 25th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Aug 25 (IANS) Poaching and a mysterious disease are killing peacocks, India's national bird, in one of their richest habitats here in Uttar Pradesh.The Bisrakh area in Greater ... Read more...

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Kashmir Youth Congress marches for more panchayat powers


August 24th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 24 (IANS) Dozens of Youth Congress activists were taken into custody Friday as they held a march demanding more powers for elected village representatives in Jammu and Kashmir.... Read more...

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MoEF expert team visits Posco plant site in Odisha


August 21st, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 21 (IANS) A four-member expert team deputed by the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) Tuesday visited the site of South Korean steel major Posco's proposed steel plant ... Read more...

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Restore terminated Maruti workers: Trade unions


August 17th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 17 (IANS) Various trade unions Friday demonstrated in support of Maruti Suzuki workers demanding cancellation of termination orders of over 500 employees. They also demanded a judicial probe ... Read more...

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Senior Rajasthan official held for corruption


August 17th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 17 (IANS) A senior Rajasthan Administrative Service (RAS) officer was Friday booked on charges of alleged corruption during land acquisition by the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) ... Read more...

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Trade unions to march in support of Maruti workers


August 16th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 16 (IANS) Trade unions of different political hues said they will march here Friday to demonstrate their support for Maruti Suzuki workers who are demanding a judicial probe ... Read more...

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Unemployment allowance to be given from September: Akhilesh


August 14th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 13 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday announced that the provision of taking work from beneficiaries of the unemployment allowance has been done away with ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad traders protest police inaction, shut shops


August 11th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad Aug 11 (IANS) Shopkeepers here downed shutters Saturday to protest police cases lodged against them and presented a memorandum to the senior superintendent of police (SSP) to withdraw ... Read more...

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Tripura lawmaker nailed for false Scheduled Caste tag


August 7th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 7 (IANS) An administrative committee in Tripura has found that a ruling Left Front legislator, Partha Das, had falsely claimed he belonged to the Scheduled Castes category, officials ... 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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Another officer’s suicide stuns colleagues in UP


August 3rd, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 3 (IANS) Yet another Uttar Pradesh officer - one known for his integrity - has killed himself because of growing tension at workplace.In the last four years, five ... 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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35 burnt alive in Tamil Nadu Express blaze (Fifth Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Chennai, July 30 (IANS) In one of India's worst train tragedies, at least 35 passengers were killed, most of them in their sleep, and 25 injured when a coach of ... Read more...

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35 burnt alive as Tamil Nadu Express catches fire (Third Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Chennai, July 30 (IANS) At least 35 passengers were killed and 25 injured when a coach of the Delhi-Chennai Tamil Nadu Express caught fire near Nellore in Andhra Pradesh early ... Read more...

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35 killed as Tamil Nadu Express catches fire (Second Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Chennai, July 30 (IANS) At least 35 passengers were killed and 25 injured when a coach of the Delhi-Chennai Tamil Nadu Express caught fire near Nellore in Andhra Pradesh early ... Read more...

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UP government races to restore Mayawati statue


July 27th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 27 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government was Friday hurriedly restoring a life-sized statue of former chief minister Mayawati to replace the one vandalised the day before.A replica ... Read more...

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Antony orders probe into Kashmir youth’s killing (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Concerned over local protests after a Jammu and Kashmir teenager, suspected to be a militant, was killed by army personnel, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday ... Read more...

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Antony orders probe into Kashmir youth’s killing


July 26th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Concerned over local protests after a Jammu and Kashmir teenager was killed by army personnel, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday ordered a probe into the ... Read more...

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Slain Kashmir youth was militant, reiterates army


July 26th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 26 (IANS) The young man killed in a Kashmir village two days ago was a militant from whom a weapon was recovered, a senior army officer said Thursday ... Read more...

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NHRC issues notice to UP government


July 25th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission Wednesday issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government over a shocking incident in which a 22-year-old Dalit's leg was amputated ... Read more...

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Honda strike anniversary: Curbs on protests in Manesar


July 24th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 24 (IANS) Assembly of five or more people in Manesar industrial township and area within two km from it in Haryana's Gurgaon district was banned Tuesday, a day ... Read more...

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Noida village bans tobacco sale, use


July 23rd, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Noida, July 22 (IANS) In a first of its kind, a village council in this Uttar Pradesh district Sunday decided to ban sale of tobacco products in the village and ... Read more...

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Eight IAS officials transferred in UP


July 20th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 19 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government transferred eight senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) late Thursday, including two divisional commissioners.According to the appointments department, K. Ravindra Nayak, divisional commissioner ... Read more...

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