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Indian Army chief in Nepal to strengthen military bond


July 10th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Indian Army chief, Gen. Bikram Singh, left Tuesday on a four-day visit to Nepal during which he will also be conferred the honorary ... Read more...

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Record 95 percent turnout in Tripura by-poll


June 12th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 12 (IANS) Braving soaring summer heat, a record 95 percent of the 33,392-strong electorate Tuesday cast their votes in the significant by-election from the Nalchar assembly constituency in ... Read more...

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Heat wave sears Odisha, Titilagarh records 46.5 degrees


May 18th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 18 (IANS) A heat wave sweeping across Odisha intensified further with Titilagarh town Friday recording a maximum temperature of 46.5 degrees Celsius, the state's highest of the day ... Read more...

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Moderate intensity quake rocks Kashmir


March 31st, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 31 (IANS) A moderate intensity temblor rocked Kashmir Saturday morning, sending panic stricken locals rushing out of their homes and workplaces."An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale ... Read more...

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Gurez avalanche: Death toll rises to three


March 21st, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 21 (IANS) The death toll in an avalanche in north Kashmir has risen to three, an official said Wednesday."Three bodies have been recovered from under the avalanche debris ... Read more...

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Kashmir windstorm eases out, leaves behind trail of destruction


March 21st, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 21 (IANS) An unprecedented windstorm which left two people dead and over a dozen injured in the Kashmir Valley finally eased out after 24 hours Wednesday.People across the ... Read more...

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Violent winds leave trail of destruction in Kashmir, one dead (Roundup)


March 20th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 20 (IANS) One person was killed and 17 others were injured as violent winds wreaked havoc in the Kashmir Valley Tuesday leaving thousands of people without power supply ... Read more...

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One killed as violent winds leave trail of destruction in Kashmir (Second Lead)


March 20th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 20 (IANS) One person was killed as violent wind wreaked havoc in the Kashmir Valley Tuesday leaving thousands of people without power supply amid smashed rooftops, uprooted trees, ... Read more...

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Windstorm causes widespread damage across Kashmir Valley (Lead)


March 20th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 20 (IANS) A nightlong windstorm blew away hundreds of rooftops, uprooted an even greater number of trees and threw the Valley's electric power supply system haywire, prompting the ... Read more...

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One killed, two missing in Kashmir avalanche


March 20th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 20 (IANS) One person has been killed and two are missing in an avalanche in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district, officials said Tuesday.They were among five people trapped ... Read more...

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IAF rescues 61 people in Ladakh region


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 2 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) has rescued 61 people trapped in a partially frozen river in the cold desert Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir Friday.Amir ... Read more...

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Vajpayee’s ancestral home in shambles


December 25th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bateshwar (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 25 (IANS) The ancestral home of Atal Bihari Vajpayee in Bateshwar, where the former prime minister spent much of his childhood, is in a poor state ... Read more...

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Now, a survey on status of Bihar’s upper castes


May 6th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 6 (IANS) In a state divided on caste lines, surveys of Dalits, Other Backward Classes and Muslims have been conducted in the past. But in a first of ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir governor appeals for peace


January 23rd, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 23 (IANS) In the first such statement, Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra Sunday issued an appeal saying that "no political or other issue must be allowed to mar" ... Read more...

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Maoists kill three, as shutdown hits Chhattisgarh (Lead)


July 1st, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 1 (IANS) Three civilians were killed by the Maoists Thursday in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur district as a shutdown called by the Left wing rebels hit life in the state's interior parts. "Maoists ... Read more...

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Maoist strike hits life in interior Chhattisgarh


July 1st, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 1 (IANS) Normal life was hit in the forested interiors of Chhattisgarh Thursday, the second day of the two-day shutdown in five states called by the outlawed Communist Party of ... Read more...

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Unknown diseases kill 20 kids in Tripura


June 25th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 25 (IANS) At least 20 children have died in the past 10 days following the outbreak of various unknown viral and tropical diseases in a remote tribal-dominated village in Tripura, ... Read more...

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Haryana likely to start evening courts


February 12th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 12 (IANS) The Haryana government is considering evening courts on a trial basis to clear the backlog of cases, state government officials said here Friday. Initially, four evening courts will be ... Read more...

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BJP to launch statewide stir against price rise in Orissa


January 31st, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 31 (IANS) The Orissa unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to launch a statewide stir from Feb 10 against the government's failure to check increase in ... Read more...

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CPI-M to hold rallies in Himachal over price rise


January 29th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 29 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) has decided to hold demonstrations across Himachal Pradesh Feb 1 against the rising prices of essential commodities, a party leader said here ... Read more...

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Tripura gets its swine flu suspect


August 13th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 13 (IANS) An engineering student studying in swine flu-hit Pune was Thursday admitted to a hospital here with symptoms of the disease, in the first such case in the northeastern ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh bans use of air conditioners in government offices


August 13th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 13 (IANS) Hit by a severe power crisis, the Madhya Pradesh government has decided to stop using air conditioners in its offices across the state from Thursday. ... Read more...

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Youth Congress protests power cuts in Madhya Pradesh


August 3rd, 2009 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 3 (IANS) Youth Congress workers Monday held demonstrations at all district headquarters across Madhya Pradesh to protest unscheduled power cuts and "inflated bills" to the farmers and domestic consumers. ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh to have more power outages


June 28th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 28 (IANS) Cities and towns across Madhya Pradesh will soon have more power outages as the gap between the demand and supply of electricity is widening, officials said. "As of now, ... Read more...

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State Bank of Indore employees threaten strike


June 20th, 2009 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 20 (IANS) Employees of the State Bank of Indore will go on a day's strike July 22 to protest the bank's proposed merger with the State Bank of India, ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu minister dropped from cabinet on abduction charges (Lead)


August 7th, 2008 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 7 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Minister of Textiles N.K.K.P. Raja was Thursday dropped from the cabinet following allegations that he had kidnapped three of a family in order to usurp their ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu minister kidnapped son, couple tells rights panel


August 6th, 2008 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 6 (IANS) A couple Wednesday alleged before the state Human Rights Commission that N.K.K.P. Raja, Tamil Nadu minister for handlooms and textiles, has kidnapped their son. "Palanichamy and Malarvizhi's son ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu minister denies land-grab, kidnap charges


July 30th, 2008 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Erode (Tamil Nadu), July 30 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Minister for Textiles N.K.K.P. Raja Wednesday vehemently denied charges he had kidnapped an elderly couple whose ancestral property he wanted to grab. The allegations ... Read more...

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Freak tornado sucks up village pond’s water into air


July 20th, 2008 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 20 (IANS) A freak tornado sucked up a pond's water into atmosphere, uprooted trees and razed crops in Uttar Pradesh's Mainpuri district Saturday afternoon, according to officials here. The incident ... Read more...

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PM to unveil Vision 2020 for development of northeast


June 30th, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will unveil the Vision 2020 document aimed at the socio-economic development of the northeastern region in New Delhi Wednesday. "The prime minister will formally ... Read more...

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‘Vision 2020′ document for northeast finalised


May 13th, 2008 - 7:59 pm ICT by admin
Agartala, May 13 (IANS) 'Vision 2020' document, an ambitious poverty alleviation programme for the northeast, was endorsed Tuesday in the plenary session of the North Eastern Council (NEC) here. "At independence, the ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh to set up rural Common Service Centres


May 1st, 2008 - 8:08 pm ICT by admin
Bhopal, May 1 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government would soon establish IT-enabled Common Service Centres at villages, state Information and Technology Minister Kailash Vijayvargiya said Thursday. Talking to newspersons, Vijayvargiya said the ... Read more...

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