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Communal violence casts a shadow on Uttar Pradesh


August 15th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 15 (IANS) Frequent bouts of communal violence in Uttar Pradesh have tarnished Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's election promise to ensure law and order in India's most populous ... Read more...

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Four crude bombs found in Lucknow court premises


August 9th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) Four crude bombs were recovered in the civil court complex here Thursday, police said.The bombs, called 'sutli bombs', were recovered from a flask that was lying ... Read more...

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Seven UP rivers in spate


August 8th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 8 (IANS) Seven rivers in Uttar Pradesh are in spate as rains continued in most parts of the state.The Burrhi Rapti river in Kakrahi, Sharda river in Palia ... Read more...

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IPS officers reshuffled in Uttar Pradesh


June 20th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 20 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday transferred six Indian Police Service (IPS) officials, including the deputy inspector generals (DIG) of Agra and Faizabad and the Special Investigative ... Read more...

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Conmen held in Delhi for bid to dupe northeast legislators


June 14th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) An impersonator who duped several people, including legislators from the northeast, by claiming to be a central government official was arrested here, police said ... Read more...

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Terrorists want Mulayam to intercede on their behalf


May 5th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 5 (IANS) Buoyed by the Uttar Pradesh government's moves seeking dropping of charges against terrorists involved in bomb blasts in Faizabad and Lucknow courts, a young Indian Mujahideen ... Read more...

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Letter threatens to blow up Ramjanmabhoomi complex


April 17th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 17 (IANS) Security in and around the Ramjanmabhoomi complex in Uttar Pradesh's temple town of Ayodhya was stepped up after a district judge received a letter threatening ... Read more...

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‘SP compromising national security by appeasing Muslims’


April 5th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) Thursday slammed the Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh for its "overzealousness" to please Muslims.Taking offence at the state Home Department's ... Read more...

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Team Anna begins anti-graft campaign in UP


February 8th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) After touring Uttrakhand and Punjab, Team Anna has begun its campaign in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh for educating voters on the anti-graft Jan Lokpal bill, ... Read more...

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Team Anna to commence UP tour Thursday


February 1st, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Team Anna will commence its tour of Uttar Pradesh Thursday ahead of assembly polls in the state, educating voters about the Jan Lokpal bill and ... Read more...

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Two killed in workshop collapse in Gurgaon


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Jan 21 (IANS) At least two employees of a company were Saturday killed and over 10 people injured when a part of its workshop in IMT Manesar in this ... Read more...

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Tiger on prowl in Lucknow’s neighbourhood


January 10th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 10 (IANS) A fully-grown tiger on the prowl for the last five days near Rehman-Khera village, about 18 km from Lucknow, has caused panic in the area. Authorities ... Read more...

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Babri demolition anniversary low-key in Ayodhya-Faizabad


December 6th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 6 (IANS) The 19th anniversary of the demolition of 16th century Babri Mosque in Tuesday passed off on a low-key note in the temple town of Ayodhya and ... Read more...

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Four women killed after being hit by train


November 10th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 10 (IANS) Four women, including three sisters, were Thursday crushed to death and two critically injured after being knocked down by an express train at a railway crossing ... Read more...

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Muslims fund, organise this Ramlila


October 4th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 4 (IANS) Naseem Khan is satisfied with the modest earnings from his small tailoring shop. But every year around Dusshera, Khan turns slightly worried.He starts accepting orders in ... Read more...

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Sumant Misra: Grandfather of Indian tennis (Obituary)


September 4th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Sumant Misra, one of India's early tennis legends and the first Indian tennis champion in 1946 during British rule, was aptly called the "grandfather ... Read more...

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Team Anna supporters protest outside MPs’ houses


August 21st, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 21 (IANS) Acting on Team Anna's appeal, people in various parts of Uttar Pradesh Sunday evening held demonstrations in front of their respective MPs' houses in favour ... Read more...

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Two jewellers shot dead, traders on rampage in Faizabad


August 3rd, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 3 (IANS) After two jeweller brothers were killed Wednesday morning in an Uttar Pradesh town, traders went on rampage, staging angry demonstrations and demanding early arrest of ... Read more...

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Goods train derails in Uttar Pradesh


July 20th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 20 (IANS) Rail traffic was disrupted on the Lucknow-Varanasi route Wednesday after 10 wagons of a goods train derailed in Uttar Pradesh, an official said. No casualty was ... Read more...

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15 killed in Pakistan bus fire (Lead)


July 12th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) At least 15 people were burnt to death Tuesday when the bus they were travelling in caught fire on a highway near the Pakistani capital, police ... Read more...

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Two held for harassing women on train


July 3rd, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 2 (IANS) Two men who boarded a women's compartment of the Faizabad Express at Pilkhuwa and harassed women passengers were arrested at Hapur, the Government Railway Police ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh rivers in spate


July 1st, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 1 (IANS) Heavy rains lashing most parts of Uttar Pradesh have led to several major rivers swelling, raising the threat of floods in various districts, officials said Friday.Water ... Read more...

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Girls outshine boys in Uttar Pradesh Class 10 results


June 10th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, June 10 (IANS) Girls outperformed boys in Uttar Pradesh board exams for Class 10, results of which were declared here Friday."While the total pass percentage stood at 70.82, the ... Read more...

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BSP lawmaker gets life in woman’s murder (Lead)


May 17th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 17 (IANS) Ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator and former Uttar Pradesh minister Anand Sen was Tuesday convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment for his involvement in ... Read more...

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Former BSP minister get lifer in woman’s murder


May 17th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 17 (IANS) Ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator and former Uttar Pradesh minister Anand Sen was Tuesday convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment for his involvement ... Read more...

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Six killed in Uttar Pradesh accident


May 10th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Barabanki (Uttar Pradesh), May 10 (IANS) Six people, including a woman, were killed and five injured critically when their vehicle rammed into a truck here Tuesday, police said.The accident took ... Read more...

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BJP to launch anti-BSP rallies


March 30th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said it will launch a series of rallies in various parts of Uttar Pradesh from April 9 against the ... Read more...

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Engineers’ confederation threatens to go on strike


March 23rd, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 23 (IANS) Demanding arrest of Ayodhya-Faizabad Development Authority (AFDA)'s former vice-chairman, who is accused of harassing an engineer and driving him to suicide, an engineers' confederation here Wednesday ... Read more...

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RTI Awards presented in Delhi


January 21st, 2011 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) From a sports teacher to widow of a slain cop, five people from various walks of life were felicitated here Thursday for effective use of the Right ... Read more...

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Man held with peacock carcasses in Uttar Pradesh


January 16th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 16 (IANS) A man was arrested with carcasses of peacocks - India's national bird - while three of his accomplices managed to escape in Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad district, police said ... Read more...

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13 women police recruits injured in accident


January 12th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 12 (IANS) At least 13 women police recruits were injured, seven of them seriously, when the bus they were travelling in fell into a deep roadside pit in Uttar Pradesh's ... Read more...

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Handkerchief business generating employment in Uttar Pradesh


December 27th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
By Amit KanojiaRudauli (Uttar Pradesh), Dec.27 (ANI): The handkerchief business has become good source of generating employment in Rudauli village in Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad District.Business has engaged majority of the households, including ... Read more...

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Five Indians arrested for obscenity in Nepal


December 27th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 27 (IANS) Four young Indian women and the owner of a hotel, also an Indian, have been arrested in Nepal for indulging in obscene acts and disturbing the ... Read more...

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Security alert across India on Babri demolition anniversary


December 5th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) A security alert has been sounded across Uttar Pradesh and other communally-sensitive places in India ahead of Monday's 18th anniversary of the demolition of the Babri mosque ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh lawmaker gets police clean chit in murder


November 9th, 2010 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 8 (IANS) A legislator of Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Monday got a clean chit from the police in the murder of a revenue official in October."No ... Read more...

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