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Delhi government to ban plastic bags


September 11th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Delhi government has decided to impose a blanket ban on the manufacture, storage and usage of plastic bags in the capital."Any kind of plastic ... Read more...

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Kidnapped from Ludhiana, 6-year-old recovered in Ambala


July 9th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 9 (IANS) A six-year-old boy who was kidnapped from Ludhiana Saturday, was recovered by the Haryana Police from Ambala city, 45 km from here, police said Monday.The police ... Read more...

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Man held for kidnapping three kids


March 6th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) A 19-year-old man was arrested for kidnapping three minor children from south Delhi in January, police said Tuesday.Santosh was arrested Saturday from Lado Sarai, where ... Read more...

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Youth arrested for trying to rape minor


February 18th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) A 22-year-old youth was arrested for attempting to rape a minor girl at a marriage in north Delhi, police said Saturday.The accused, identified only as ... Read more...

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Ten train passengers found drugged, robbed


January 9th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 9 (IANS) Ten passengers in a general, unreserved compartment of the Delhi-Patna Shramjeevi Express were Monday found drugged at Danapur railway station near Patna and their valuables ... Read more...

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Four-year-old raped by elderly man


December 12th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) A four-year-old girl was raped by an elderly man who lived in the same building in west Delhi's Mongolpuri area, police said Monday.According to Deputy ... Read more...

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FDI in retail: Complete shutdown in Himachal


December 1st, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 1 (IANS) Shops and commercial establishments were closed in almost all towns in Himachal Pradesh Thursday as traders protested the decision to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Punjab warns against illegal liquor at weddings


November 17th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 17 (IANS) The Punjab government Thursday cautioned people against illegally serving liquor in marriages and other ceremonies."People organising functions in marriage palaces and banquet halls or at any ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Shimla shops shut to support Anna


August 24th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 24 (IANS) More than 6,000 shopkeepers in the Himachal Pradesh capital Wednesday kept their shops closed to express solidarity with fasting social activist Anna Hazare."We have decided to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

It will be a wet Himachal this weekend


August 13th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 13 (IANS) If you are heading to Himachal Pradesh this extended weekend, beware: the weatherman is predicting heavy rains.Nearly 100,000 tourists, mainly from north India, are expected to ... Read more...

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Can Rs.10 or 20 buy enough food, asks apex court


July 22nd, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday asked the Planning Commission if Rs.10 in rural areas and Rs.20 in urban areas was enough to buy eatables to get ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Public display of affection at Berlin gay parade


June 25th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, June 25 (IANS) Decked in colourful costumes, vibrant masks, holding hands, hugging and kissing each other, members of the gay community along with thousands of other people marched in ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Nirmal Gram: Bringing a cleanliness revolution to India’s villages


June 6th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 6 (IANS) It is not uncommon in rural India to find garbage strewn around or people relieving themselves in the open due to the absence of toilets. But ... Read more...

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2G scam: Asif Balwa’s request for iPad refused (Lead)


May 27th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday refused a request from 2G scam accused Asif Balwa for an iPad, taking note of the report from Tihar jail ... Read more...

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Man held for robbing train passengers, patients


May 21st, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) A man was arrested for allegedly robbing people in trains and hospitals after offering them beverages and eatables laced with sedatives, Delhi Police said Saturday."Raju Jain, ... Read more...

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Treetop protester is a proclaimed offender, say police


April 20th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 20 (IANS) Even as Avtar Singh Nagla continued his unique form of protest by sitting atop a eucalyptus tree in a village in Mohali Wednesday, it came to ... Read more...

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Man still perched atop eucalyptus tree in Punjab (Lead)


April 18th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Zirakpur (Punjab), April 18 (IANS) While the drama surrounding his 'elevated' protest continues, Avtar Singh Nagla refuses to budge. Seated atop an eucalyptus tree for four days, 40 feet above ... Read more...

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Man still perched atop eucalyptus tree in Punjab


April 18th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Zirakpur, April 18 (IANS) While the drama surrounding his 'elevated' protest continues, Avtar Singh Nagla refuses to budge. Sitting atop a eucalyptus tree the past four days, some 40-foot above ... Read more...

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Peepli Live from Punjab village


April 17th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Nagla (Punjab), April 17 (IANS) Perched 30 feet above ground on a eucalyptus tree, Avtar Singh Nagla, a politician from Punjab, chews on roasted nuts as a battery of media ... Read more...

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Punjab politician climbs tree in protest, wants to meet Badal (Lead)


April 16th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Zirakpur (Punjab), April 16 (IANS) A Punjab politician has perched himself atop a eucalyptus tree for over a day and insists he would not come down till Chief Minister Parkash ... Read more...

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Punjab politician climbs tree in protest, wants to meet Badal


April 16th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Zirakpur (Punjab), April 16 (IANS) A Punjab politician has perched himself atop a eucalyptus tree for over a day and insists he would not come down till Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Punjab politician perches on tree, demands Badal come


April 16th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Zirakpur (Punjab), April 15 (IANS) High drama prevailed at a village near this Punjab town Friday with a local politician climbing up a tree and refusing to come down till ... Read more...

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Delhi Police gears up to nab public tipplers


April 1st, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) After instances of people drinking in public places and on the roads here Wednesday night after India's World Cup semifinal win against Pakistan, Delhi Police ... Read more...

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Monkey business: Rhesus outsmarts langur


March 14th, 2011 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 14 (IANS) Langurs were inducted on the campus of Panjab University to drive away rhesus monkeys that had made life miserable for residents on the complex and the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Man held for abducting, raping minor


February 22nd, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) A 55-year-old man was arrested for kidnapping and abducting his 16-year-old neighbour, police said Tuesday."Dhirpal was arrested from Moradabad (in Uttar Pradesh) where he had taken the ... Read more...

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Visit the Mughal Gardens from Tuesday


February 13th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Basking in a riot of colours, the Mughal Gardens at the Rashtrapati Bhavan with a wide variety of flowers, lotus-shaped fountains and blue water canals will be ... Read more...

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Parade watchers fight parched throats


January 26th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) People watching the grand spectacle of the Republic Day Parade at the capital city's Rajpath Wednesday, especially children, had to fight dry and parched throats as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Assamese happy over possible government, ULFA talks


January 21st, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati (Assam), Jan.21 (ANI): This year's Bhogali Bihu festival has become more special than previous ones, owing to the fact that there is a possibility of the Central Government holding talks with ... Read more...

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Tips for travel in the snowing Himachal hills (Sidebar)


January 5th, 2011 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 5 (IANS) If you are keen for some adventure in the hills of Himachal Pradesh in the winter snow, here are a few tips:1. Make sure your trip is planned ... Read more...

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Food fables: Eatables have a story to tell


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Food was once a good word. It symbolised fulfilment, nutrition and well-being. But when did it all change? When did we become such guilt-ridden ... Read more...

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Security forces bust Maoist camp in Bastar


November 26th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
By Shiv Shankar SarathiBastar (Chhattisgarh), Nov.26 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Police and Central Reserve Police Force personnel in a joint operation busted a Maoist camp in Narayanpur area in Bastar District.Superintendent of Police, Bastar, ... Read more...

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Agriculture tax proposed in Pakistan


November 25th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) The Pakistani parliament's standing committee on finance has recommended levying agriculture tax while granting exemption to eatables, textbooks and life-saving drugs in the proposed new tax ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

San Franciscan Mayor Vetoes The Ban On The Vending Of ‘Happy Meals’ With Kids’ Toys


November 14th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Mayor of San Francisco, Gavin Newsom, has utilized his veto power to annul a prohibition on sales of McDonald’s Happy Meals with kids’ toys. The ... Read more...

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Investigation Declares That Wandering Mind Could Generate Despondency For Humans


November 12th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 12, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The results of a fresh investigation have been printed in the journal named ‘Science’. This investigation was executed by two psychologists from Harvard University named ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Assam villagers poisoning elephants to prevent attacks


October 14th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Oct 14 (IANS) Human-elephant conflict has reached alarming proportions in Assam with at least four wild Asiatic elephants being poisoned by the villagers in the past one week, ... Read more...

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