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Partition affected Muslims adversely: Vice President


September 11th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Partition affected the Indian Muslims adversely, especially those in the country's northern and eastern regions, and its socio-economic impact remains understudied, said Vice President Hamid ... Read more...

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UP announces new industrial policy


September 4th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 4 (IANS) After a gap of eight years, Uttar Pradesh will have a new industrial policy that aims at achieving 11.2 per cent sectoral growth in the state.The ... Read more...

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AIIMS, Safdurjung hospitals unaffected by power crisis


July 31st, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Hospitals in the national capital, including AIIMS and Safdarjung were unaffected due to the major power breakdown Tuesday in the northern and eastern regions as ... Read more...

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Power trip in seven states hits millions (Roundup)


July 30th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Northern India was hit by one of the worst power failures in a decade that saw millions wake up Monday to no electricity. ... Read more...

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Government proposing a new National Urban Health Mission: PM


June 30th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Puducherry, June 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the government is proposing a new National Urban Health Mission to focus on the health challenges of people in ... Read more...

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IAF plans to induct more drones in fleet


February 4th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 3 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) plans to induct more unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones in its fleet for surveillance and reconnaissance on the borders as ... Read more...

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Rajapaksa has given firm commitment to empower Tamils: Krishna


January 20th, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
On Board Special Aircraft, Jan 19 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna secured a firm commitment from Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on devolution of powers to the ... Read more...

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Rajapaksa assures Krishna of empowering ethnic Tamils (Second Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 17 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa Tuesday assured Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna that he was committed to giving local powers to the ethnic Tamils for ... Read more...

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Rajapaksa assures Krishna of power-devolution to Tamils


January 17th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 17 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa is committed to devolving powers to ethnic Tamils by pursuing the 13th amendment to the constitution, Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. ... Read more...

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Train accident derails services


September 14th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Chennai, Sep 14 (IANS) A train accident near Chennai that left 10 people dead has disrupted rail services in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, officials said. Train services to Chennai from Bangalore, ... Read more...

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Widespread rainfall in store for Uttar Pradesh


August 1st, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 1 (IANS) After remaining subdued for the last few days, the monsoon rain is expected to pick up in most parts of Uttar Pradesh from Monday, ... Read more...

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Rains to slow, flooding rivers will recede


July 30th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) Having left major rivers overflowing, rainfall in most parts of Uttar Pradesh will decline from Saturday, an official said."With the weakening of cyclonic circulations, rainfall activity ... Read more...

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44 killed in China floods


June 10th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 10 (IANS) Floods triggered by torrential rains deluged central and eastern regions of China Thursday night and Friday, killing at least 44 people, officials said.At least 33 people ... Read more...

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At least 52 dead in China floods


June 9th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 9 (IANS) Heavy rain drenched the drought-hit southern and eastern regions of China, killing at least 52 people and forcing more than 100,000 to evacuate, officials said.The maximum ... Read more...

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Reliance Securities launches investor awareness programme


June 8th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) Reliance Securities Limited, a part of Reliance Capital, Wednesday launched an investor awareness programme (IAP) that will cover over 150,000 investors across the country within fiscal ... Read more...

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Rains likely in Uttar Pradesh


June 8th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 8 (IANS) Parts of Uttar Pradesh, including the state capital, could witness bouts of rain Wednesday, the Met office predicted saying the monsoon was expected to arrive by ... Read more...

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Three held with peacock carcasses


May 10th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 10 (IANS) Three men have been held with peacock carcasses in Bahraich district of Uttar Pradesh, police said Tuesday, revealing that the birds were killed for their flesh. ... Read more...

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UN warns Asia of foot-and-mouth disease


January 28th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations on Friday warned veterinary and border authorities in Asia of the major outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in South Korea.The United Nations Food and Agriculture ... Read more...

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Gulliver’s Travels: Edges Past ‘Little Fockers’ In The New Year Opening Weekend Collections


January 3rd, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
, the Twentieth Century Fox’s most talked about releases in the New Year has set off with bang in the opening weekend collections on foreign shores.Despite not being able to match ... Read more...

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Elephant dies of stomach ailment in Gujarat


October 25th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
By DharmeshHaripura (Gujarat), Oct.25 (ANI): An elephant, suffering from a stomach ailment died in the forests near Surat in Gujarat.According to the district forest officials, the elephant named Madhubala, was being taken ... Read more...

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Dawood Ibrahim’s aide arrested


October 8th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 8 (IANS) A henchman of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim was arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Ambedkar Nagar district Friday, police said.Firoz Shekh alias Dawat was nabbed by sleuths of the Special ... Read more...

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Two held with cocaine of over Rs.1 crore


September 1st, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 1 (IANS) Two drug peddlers have been arrested with cocaine of over Rs.1 crore in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district, police said Wednesday. The two men, in their early 20s, were nabbed ... Read more...

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4 American Soldiers Massacred By A Bomb Detonation In Eastern Afghanistan


August 31st, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 31, 2010 (Just Flashed): The spokespersons of NATO have declared that four American soldiers have been slaughtered on Tuesday in a wayside bomb detonation in the eastern region of Afghanistan.The ... Read more...

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Seven arrested with drugs worth Rs.1 crore


August 20th, 2010 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Barabanki (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 20 (IANS) Seven drug peddlers, who operated in various states, were arrested with morphine and opium worth Rs.1 crore in this Uttar Pradesh's district Friday, police said. The seven ... Read more...

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Three held with fake currency


August 18th, 2010 - 1:50 am ICT by IANS
Etah (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 18 (IANS) Three people were arrested after a gunfight in this Uttar Pradesh district and counterfeit currency with a face value of Rs.90,000 was seized from them, police ... Read more...

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Gangster gunned down in Uttar Pradesh


August 16th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 16 (IANS) A gangster wanted in over 25 criminal cases, including murder and abduction, was gunned down by police in Uttar Pradesh's Kushinagar district early Monday, an official said. Rudal Yadav, ... Read more...

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Two held with opium worth Rs.7 crore


July 27th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 27 (IANS) Two men, who worked for a Nepal-based illegal drugs racket, have been arrested with opium worth Rs.7 crore in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur district, police said Tuesday. Rajendra Kumar ... Read more...

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India, US should be partners in counter-terrorism: Nicholas Burns


July 23rd, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 23 (ANI): Former American diplomat Nicholas Burns has said India and the United States face identical security threats, and so, that countries should be partners in counter-terrorism."India faces ... Read more...

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China witnesses 19,522 geologic hazards this year


July 16th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 16 (ANI): China witnessed 19,522 geologic hazards in the first half of this year, up 932 percent year-on-year, leaving 464 people dead or missing, which is up 177 percent over ... Read more...

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Afghanistan ready for September polls: says election body


July 15th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 15 (DPA) The head of Afghanistan's election commission said Thursday that all preparations for parliamentary elections scheduled for Sep 18 were on track and there was no reason to ... Read more...

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Mahindra’s mini-truck forays into southern market


July 15th, 2010 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 14 (IANS) Leading utility vehicle maker Mahinda & Mahindra Ltd (M&M) Wednesday rolled out its mini-truck Maxximo in southern India, which is considered the country's largest market for light commercial ... Read more...

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MTR Foods to go national; double revenue by 2012


June 22nd, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 22 (IANS) City-based processed food manufacturer MTR Foods has drawn up an ambitious plan to go national and double its revenue to Rs.500 crore by 2012, a top company official ... Read more...

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12 Afghan police killed in insurgent attacks


June 15th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 15 (DPA) Twelve policemen were killed in Afghanistan's volatile southern and eastern regions, officials said Tuesday. Suspected Taliban insurgents attacked a police checkpoint in Ghazni, the capital of the province ... Read more...

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31 killed in Afghan clash


June 14th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 14 (DPA) Ten Afghan policemen and 21 Taliban fighters were killed in a clash in central Afghanistan after militants attacked a police post, the interior ministry said Monday. A group ... Read more...

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Two arrested with Rs.11 lakh in fake notes


May 15th, 2010 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 14 (IANS) Two men were arrested Friday in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut district with counterfeit currency with face value of Rs.11 lakh, police said. "Acting on a tip-off, a team of ... Read more...

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