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23 injured in Lahore blasts


August 2nd, 2012 - 4:13 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) At least 23 people were injured in eastern Pakistan's Lahore city Wednesday night when two bombs went off at a market, police said.The blasts took place ... Read more...

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Cheers for cherry lovers with bountiful Himachal crop


May 27th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 27 (IANS) Cherry lovers can expect a good supply of the luscious fruit this season. Good production of red cherries has once again brought cheers on the faces ... Read more...

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Three held for killing policeman


October 20th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Three men in their 20s were arrested here on charges of killing a Delhi Police constable who resisted their robbery attempt, police said Thursday.Rudra Mani, ... Read more...

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‘Japani Phal’ harvest picks up, Himachal traders upbeat


September 19th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 19 (IANS) The harvesting of Japani Phal, or the exotic, deep orange-red coloured and luscious persimmon, has picked up in the Rs.2,000 crore (Rs.20 billion) fruit industry of ... Read more...

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Two kids killed in Pakistan bombing (Lead)


August 1st, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 1 (IANS) At least two children were killed and three other people were injured Monday in a blast in Pakistan's Quetta city, Xinhua reported.Urdu TV channel Samaa said ... Read more...

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Pakistan to export mangoes to US


July 13th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) Pakistan will export a consignment of high quality mangoes to the US after trying for a long time to tap into the American fruit market, officials ... Read more...

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Onion traders in Delhi go on indefinite strike against raids


January 12th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): Onion traders in Delhi announced an indefinite strike from Wednesday to protest raids on their premises in the wake of spiralling onion prices.The traders at Azadpur, ... Read more...

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Himachal dam row spills to Delhi’s fruit market


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 23 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Tuesday said the Delhi government should not expect any cooperation in the controversial Renuka dam project unless it stops charging ... Read more...

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68 kg hashish seized from fruit market


November 16th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) A total of 68 kg hashish, worth over Rs.10 million, was seized from a truck carrying Kashmiri apples to the wholesale fruit market in Navi Mumbai, an official ... Read more...

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Bonanza time for Kiwi growers in Himachal


October 6th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Oct 6 (IANS) The Commonwealth Games in New Delhi have been a bonanza for kiwi growers in Himachal Pradesh as the exotic fruit is much sought after among the ... Read more...

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Prices of quality Himachal apples bounce back


September 5th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 5 (IANS) Prices of superior quality apples have firmed up marginally ahead of the festival season, bringing cheers on the faces of growers in Himachal Pradesh. "The market has once again ... Read more...

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Rains upset applecart of Himachal growers


August 29th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 29 (IANS) Rains and floods in north India have put a spanner on the transportation of apples from Himachal Pradesh, leading to a crash in the fruit's prices. Traders here ... Read more...

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Wholesale vegetable market observes daylong strike in Delhi


August 5th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 5 (ANI): Traders and distributors in India's largest wholesale vegetable and fruit market, the Azadpur Mandi, observed a daylong strike on Thursday here.The strike came in the wake ... Read more...

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Prices of better quality Himachal apples firming up


August 1st, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 1 (IANS) Prices of superior grade apples are slowly bouncing back, much to relief to the growers in Himachal Pradesh. "The market has started looking up with prices of superior grade ... Read more...

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Himachal apples no more apple of Nepali and Bangladeshi eyes


July 25th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 25 (IANS) Apples of Himachal Pradesh have failed to attract buyers from Nepal and Bangladesh this season because of their poor quality, traders said here Sunday. Every year a huge chunk ... Read more...

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Prices of Himachal apples fail to bounce back


July 22nd, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 22 (IANS) The prices of apples from Himachal Pradesh have failed to recover despite the arrival of the premium varieties in the market, traders here said Thursday. The prices had crashed ... Read more...

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Himachal apple prices crash due to oversupply


July 4th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 4 (IANS) The prices of apples from Himachal Pradesh have crashed within weeks of their arrival in the markets due to oversupply and poor quality of the fruit, traders said ... Read more...

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Delhi plans Rs.15 meal for the poor


June 30th, 2010 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Delhi's poor will now be able to get a nutritious and delicious meal for just Rs.15. This will be made available as part of the 'Jan-Ahar ... Read more...

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Himachal apples arrive in markets


June 28th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 28 (IANS) Early varieties of apples of Himachal Pradesh have arrived in the market, attracting buyers from across the country. "The season has started well. The demand is high and ... Read more...

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Wholesale fruit market gutted in Varanasi


April 14th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi, Apr 14 (ANI): Nearly fifty shops were gutted in a major fire at a wholesale fruit market in Varanasi on Tuesday.The cause of the fire at the Pahadia fruit market was ... Read more...

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Delicious Kinnaur apples dominate markets despite low yield


October 4th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 4 (IANS) The world famous Delicious apples from Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district have recaptured the Indian markets this year despite low production and the farmers are getting record prices due ... Read more...

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Punjab farmers drawn to orchids, contributing to forest cover area


September 6th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinKandi Area (Pathankot) Sep. 6: (ANI): A growing number of farmers in the Kandi area of Pathankot are helping the Punjab Forest Departmentto prevent the felling of trees to ... Read more...

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Apples from China, Australia flood India’s fruit bowl


May 16th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, May 16 (IANS) Famous for its delicious apples, Himachal Pradesh itself is now flooded with imported varieties of the fruit. Chinese and Australian apples, known for their natural sweetness, ... Read more...

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Cherry prospects look cheery in Himachal Pradesh


April 28th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, April 28 (IANS) Cherry growers in Himachal Pradesh, often called the country's fruit bowl, are hoping for a bumper crop."We are expecting a bumper cherry crop because of the ... Read more...

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Indian immigrant killed in New Zealand road rage (Second Lead)


April 9th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, April 9 (IANS) A 78-year-old Indian immigrant who subscribed to the principles of Mahatma Gandhi was beaten to death in a road rage incident in New Zealand, it was reported Thursday. ... Read more...

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Indian beaten to death in New Zealand road rage (Lead)


April 9th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, April 9 (DPA) A 78-year-old Indian immigrant, who is said to have lived by the principles of Mahatma Gandhi, has been beaten to death in a road rage incident in New ... Read more...

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Indian beaten to death in New Zealand road rage


April 9th, 2009 - 4:47 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, April 9 (DPA) A 78-year-old Indian immigrant, who said to have lived by the principles of Mahatma Gandhi, has been beaten to death in a road rage incident in New Zealand. ... Read more...

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Time to savour pulpy strawberries of Himachal Pradesh (With Image)


February 10th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 10 (IANS) You can have more strawberries this year, with or without cream. More Himachal Pradesh farmers are cultivating this fruit as it's fetching a good price. Early varieties of the ... Read more...

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Farmers in Himachal Pradesh turn to kiwi cultivation


January 13th, 2009 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 13 (IANS) Fruit growers in Himachal Pradesh are increasingly taking to commercial cultivation of the exotic kiwi fruit. Horticulture experts say it's a good step towards crop diversification and fetching ... Read more...

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Suicide attack kills 10 in Afghanistan


January 9th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 9 (Xinhua) A suicide attack Friday morning killed at least 10 people, including a police official, in southern Afghan province of Nimroz, an official said."It occurred at around 11.45 a.m. ... Read more...

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Kashmiri fruit traders stop Bollywood movie shoot


October 30th, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 30 (IANS) Kashmiri fruit traders Thursday intervened to stop the shooting of director Rahul Dholakia's movie "Lamha" in the states' summer capital Srinagar fearing the film might portray them in ... Read more...

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Muzaffarabad delegation returns after ’successful’ visit


October 16th, 2008 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) A business delegation from Muzaffarabad in Pakistan-administered Kashmir returned home Thursday after a "successful and encouraging" week-long visit to Jammu and Kashmir ahead of the launch of cross-Line ... Read more...

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Hit by unrest, apple exports from Kashmir down to trickle


August 15th, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Rajeev Ranjan Roy New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The supply of apples from Jammu and Kashmir, that accounts for 60 percent of the country's apples and 50 percent of its exports, will ... Read more...

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J-K Police thwart anti-blockade march bid in the Valley (Update)


August 11th, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Aug 11 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday fired in the air to thwart an attempt by fruit growers and traders to march towards Muzaffarabad in Pakistan occupied ... Read more...

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High alert in Valley as Hurriyat Conference calls for anti-blockade march


August 11th, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar/Jammu, Aug 11 (ANI): Security forces have been put on high alert around fruit markets here in view of the Hurriyat Conferences call to march to Muzaffarabad in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir ... Read more...

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