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Heavy downpour in Delhi, traffic hit (Lead)


August 25th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed Delhi Saturday morning spelling chaos on city roads. The hour-long downpour in some parts of the city brought traffic to a halt ... Read more...

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Rains at last in Delhi, more expected Saturday (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The skies opened up and it rained finally in the capital Friday, bringing relief to a parched city after days of watching the dark clouds ... Read more...

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Minor helps Delhi Police to solve murder mystery


July 26th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) An 11-year-old boy helped Delhi Police solve a kidnapping-cum-murder case of the 25-year-old son of a property dealer, police said Thursday. Four people, including a ... Read more...

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Curfew partially lifted in Bareilly


July 25th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) Curfew was Wednesday partially lifted in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district where communal violence broke out two days ago, police said.There has been no incident of violence ... Read more...

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Delhi civic polls: BJP wooing rebels to gain power in south


April 18th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Nine seats short of the majority mark in south Delhi corporation, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is now trying hard to woo party rebels ... Read more...

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Highest ever voting in peaceful Delhi civic polls (Lead)


April 15th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) An estimated 55 to 60 percent voting - the highest ever - took place in the elections to the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) ... Read more...

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Out of home, into limelight for MCD’s women candidates


April 13th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Leaving their jobs and household chores aside for a change, women candidates in Sunday's Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls are enjoying the limelight ... Read more...

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35pc candidates with criminal cases in UP fourth phase


February 11th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Nearly 35 percent of the major candidates in the fourth phase of Uttar Pradesh polls scheduled Feb 19 have criminal background, a report from ... Read more...

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Elections 2012: UP poll battle begins Wednesday


February 6th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The high-decibel battle for the ballot in Uttar Pradesh, India's most populous and politically crucial state, starts Wednesday, when 55 assembly constituencies go ... Read more...

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ATM card racket busted


January 13th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) A gang involved in cheating several ATM card users was busted with the arrest of three people, including a guard deputed at a State ... Read more...

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Poor facilities no constraint for good schools in Jaunpur


January 9th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jaunpur (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 9 (IANS) Broken roads and power cuts have failed to deter people in their drive for education in this eastern Uttar Pradesh district. They have set ... Read more...

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Telgi seeks reduced sentence, fine in fake stamp paper cases


November 17th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Abdul Karim Telgi, convicted in the multi-crore fake stamp paper racket, Thursday approached the Delhi High Court seeking reduction of his jail sentence and fine ... Read more...

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Three held for kidnapping minor


October 23rd, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Three brothers have been arrested for abducting a four-year-old boy, police said Sunday. The child has been rescued.Sarfraj Ali, 26, a carpenter, Sartaz Ali, 23, ... Read more...

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Bukhari’s anti-Anna stand draws flak from Muslims


August 23rd, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Strongly criticising Jama Masjid chief cleric Syed Ahmed Bukhari's anti-Anna Hazare comment, many members of the Muslim community here Tuesday said they support the ... Read more...

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US court to hear Kamal Nath’s claim to diplomatic immunity


August 20th, 2011 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 20 (IANS) A New York court is set to hear arguments Sep 21 over Indian Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath's claim for diplomatic immunity in a case ... Read more...

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Drug-addict siblings held for burglary


July 21st, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) A brother and sister duo, in their 20s, was arrested here for carrying out a burglary, police said Thursday. The two committed many petty crimes ... Read more...

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Two Delhi schools questioned on turning away girl of 7


June 28th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has questioned the central government and two city-based Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) on a seven-year-old girl's plea challenging the denial of ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up Jharkhand rail track


June 16th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 16 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas blasted a rail track and a mobile phone tower in Jharkhand Thursday during a 24-hour shutdown called by them to protest the arrest of ... Read more...

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15-year-old gang raped


April 29th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) A 15-year-old girl was gang raped by six youths, one of whom was her friend, police said Thursday, adding the assailants had been arrested.The victim, ... Read more...

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Ten Delhi schools receive books from US envoy’s wife


April 11th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 11(ANI): Sally Roemer, the wife of United States Ambassador to India, Timothy Roemer, and Culture Secretary Jawhar Sircar, presented 1,000 books to ten schools at an American Center ... Read more...

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Muslim artisans in Lucknow languish


March 25th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
By Mohd Anis ur Rehman KhanLucknow, Mar 25 (ANI): Muslim artisans in the historical city of Lucknow, famed for its rich cultural and historical heritage, its delectable cuisine and its 'tehzeeb' drawn ... Read more...

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Man held for vehicle thefts


February 23rd, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) A 19-year-old school dropout who took to vehicle theft to lead a lavish lifestyle has been arrested in north Delhi, police said Wednesday. "Gourav, a resident of ... Read more...

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Guest house owner arrested for shoplifting


January 19th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) A 42-year-old woman who owns a guest house in old Delhi was arrested for shoplifting here, police said Wednesday.Sunita Sharma, involved in two cases of theft from ... Read more...

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Taj tourists shiver as chilly winds return


January 16th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 16 (IANS) Agra saw the return of chilly winds Sunday after a few warm days of bright sunshine, with the minimum temperature falling to 6 degrees Celsius, a weather official ... Read more...

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Agra residents protest erratic power supply


January 9th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 9 (IANS) Even as the mercury plummeted to 0.6 degrees Celsius Sunday, the Taj city witnessed heated protests in several parts over electricity shortages, with the residents saying the experiment ... Read more...

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Agra schools close for two days as mercury dips


January 3rd, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 3 (IANS) Agra schools will remain closed Monday and Tuesday due to the intensive cold wave conditions in the Taj city, district magistrate Amrit Abhijat said.With Wednesday a holiday ... Read more...

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Record holiday crowd at Taj Mahal


December 26th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 26 (IANS) Chilly winds and foggy conditions notwithstanding, the holiday crowd at the Taj Mahal in Agra continued to swell over the weekend, resulting in long queues at the monument ... Read more...

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Couple arrested for cheating job aspirants


December 23rd, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) A couple was arrested for allegedly duping unemployed youths from north Indian states on the pretext of providing them lucrative jobs abroad, police said Thursday."We have arrested ... Read more...

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Visit a Delhi gurdwara, Sikh leader to Obama


October 28th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) With Barack Obama cancelling a trip to the Golden Temple, a Sikh leader here has urged the US president to visit at least a prominent gurdwara ... Read more...

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‘Sufi shrines targeted to trigger sectarian conflicts in Pakistan’ (Lead)


October 26th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 26 (IANS) Pakistan's Urdu media Monday slammed the attack on the shrine of revered Sufi saint Hazrat Baba Farid Ganj Shakkar, terming it the "latest episode in terrorists' nefarious plan ... Read more...

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‘Sufi shrines being targeted to cause sectarian conflicts’


October 26th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 26 (IANS) Pakistani Urdu media Monday slammed the attack on the shrine of revered Sufi saint Hazrat Baba Farid Ganj Shakkar, terming it the "latest episode in terrorists' nefarious plan ... Read more...

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Rains fail to dampen Delhi’s Eid spirit


September 11th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Not letting the rains dampen their festive spirit, hundreds of Muslims offered prayers at the historic Jama Masjid Friday morning on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr that marks ... Read more...

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Apex court seeks details on construction in Lucknow park (Lead)


September 7th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to file an affidavit listing the construction activities it was undertaking at a 195-acre eco-park located on Lucknow's ... Read more...

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Apex court questions Uttar Pradesh on Lucknow park


September 7th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to file an affidavit listing the construction activities it was undertaking at a 195-acre eco-park located on Lucknow's ... Read more...

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Husband, wife found dead in Agra


August 29th, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 29 (IANS) A state roadways bus driver hanged himself to death and his wife was found dead with deep bruises around her neck in this Uttar Pradesh city's Shah Ganj ... Read more...

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