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Rain, cloudburst killed 26 in Himachal


August 30th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 30 (IANS) At least 26 people have died in heavy rains and cloudbursts in Himachal Pradesh triggered by the southwest monsoon, which reached the state July 5, ... Read more...

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Himachal cancels road contract with Chinese firm


August 29th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 29 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has cancelled a Rs.228-crore contract with a Chinese firm for delay in executing a World Bank-funded road widening project, Public Works Department ... Read more...

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Bill to relax land ceiling law in Himachal


August 27th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 27 (IANS) In the run up to the assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh, the state government Monday introduced a bill to amend the land ceiling law to ... Read more...

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Two dead in ‘honour killing’


August 26th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 26 (IANS) A man killed his sister and her minor daughter, chopped the bodies and threw them into the Ganges for marrying against the family's wishes, police Sunday ... Read more...

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Madhuri’s ‘Gulab Gang’ goes on floors in October


August 9th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) The shooting of Madhuri Dixit's comeback film "Gulab Gang", the production debut of director Anubhav Sinha, will begin in October. Since the movie is all about ... Read more...

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Notice to Chinese firm on Himachal road projects’ delay


July 10th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 10 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has issued notice to a Chinese firm for missing the deadline in executing two World Bank-funded road projects in the state, a ... Read more...

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Ex-soldier scripts kidnap of son for ransom


July 2nd, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 2 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Police are looking for a dismissed Indian Army soldier for scripting the kidnap of his son in Bulandshahr district.Bulandshahr is about 400 km from ... Read more...

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Madhuri’s fans name a star after her


June 17th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit now has a star named after her shinning in sky. This was made possible by a group of the "Dhak Dhak" girl's ... Read more...

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Maharashtra man returns after two years in Pakistani jail (With image)


June 17th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmednagar, June 17 (IANS) As Pakistan released five Indians from jail Saturday, the family of 58-year-old Bhanudas Karale from Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district were the first to reach Amritsar to welcome ... Read more...

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18 killed in Uttar Pradesh bus-mini truck crash


May 31st, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 31 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed when a Tata 407 mini truck they were travelling on collided head-on with a bus in Bulandshahr Thursday, police said.According ... Read more...

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‘Dedh Ishqiya’ shoot to begin September (Movie Snippets)


May 9th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Actress Madhuri Dixit will begin shooting in September for "Dedh Ishqiya", her first film since her return to India."'Dedh Ishqiya' to start shooting in September. ... Read more...

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Madhuri Dixit signs Anubhav Sinha’s next movie


April 27th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit seems to be on movie signing spree. After Vishal Bhardwaj's "Dedh Ishqiya", the actress has accepted Anubhav Sinha's "Gulab Gang"."Just signed ... Read more...

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Himachal road project incomplete after 33 years


April 3rd, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 3 (IANS) In the past 33 years, just 45 km of a 67-km-long road project have been completed in Himachal Pradesh, the assembly was informed Tuesday.Public Works ... Read more...

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Snow kills 10 in Himachal


March 28th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 28 (IANS) Ten people were killed and property worth Rs.55 was damaged in the recent heavy snowfall in Himachal Pradesh, Public Works Minister Gulab Singh said Wednesday.The minister ... Read more...

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Bumpy road to Priyanka’s cottage


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 22 (IANS) The path to Priyanka Vadra's dream cottage on the outskirts of this Himachal Pradesh capital is not smooth.This came to light in a written reply ... Read more...

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Himachal land purchase by Bhushan illegal: Virbhadra


February 21st, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party-led government in Himachal Pradesh has violated land laws by granting permission to Team Anna member and counsel Prashant Bhushan to purchase ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Himachal braves cold, marks Republic Day (Lead)


January 26th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 26 (IANS) Braving bone-biting cold in sub-zero temperatures, people Thursday celebrated Republic Day across Himachal Pradesh though mercury dipped in many places.Governor Urmila Singh unfurled the ... Read more...

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Prashant Bhushan given permission to buy land in Himachal


December 24th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 23 (IANS) The BJP government in Himachal Pradesh has allowed Team Anna member and lawyer Prashant Bhushan special permission to purchase land in the state, a right only ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Delhi municipal councillor’s kin attacked


December 20th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The brother and nephew of a Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) councillor were attacked outside their home by around a dozen men armed with knives ... Read more...

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Roof of room collapses in Jammu hospital (Lead)


December 17th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 17 (IANS) A portion of the roof of the nurses' ward in the gynaecology and children's wing of a government hospital here collapsed Saturday afternoon. Police sources said ... Read more...

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Child trafficker held, eight kids rescued


October 24th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 24 (IANS) A man from Bihar was arrested and eight children, being taken to Rajasthan to work as labourers, were rescued from a train in Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur ... Read more...

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‘Rascals’ -an unfunny comedy (IANS Movie Review - Rating: *1/2)


October 6th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Rascals"; Cast: Sanjay Dutt, Ajay Devgn, Kangana Ranaut, Lisa Haydon and Arjun Rampal; Director: David Dhawan; Rating: *1/2At some point in this pointless parody of all of David Dhawan's ... Read more...

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Man attempts suicide in Supreme Court


September 26th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) A 50-year-old man tried to commit suicide by consuming poison in the Supreme Court complex here, police said Monday.Police said that Gulab Singh was found ... Read more...

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Himachal wants five roads to be national highways


September 13th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 13 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Tuesday requested the central government to declare five roads in the state as national highways to strengthen the road network in rural areas.The demand ... Read more...

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Over 1,000 non-residents allowed to buy land in Himachal


August 25th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 25 (IANS) More than 1,000 people who are not residents of Himachal Pradesh have been allowed by the state government to purchase land in the state in the ... Read more...

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Himachal takes green road to plastic disposal


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 2 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh plans to surface 150 km of state roads this fiscal by adding shredded plastic waste to tar, a minister said Tuesday."Molten plastic with liquid ... Read more...

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Policemen suspended for Rs.500 bribe


June 9th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 9 (IANS) Two policemen have been suspended and two Home Guards sacked here for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs.500 from the driver of a sports utility vehicle.Head ... Read more...

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Man stones three minor nephews to death


May 20th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 20 (IANS) A man stoned his three nephews, aged between three and eight, to death in a Chhattisgarh village as he wanted to settle scores with his two ... Read more...

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10 cases of Tibetans illegally buying Himachal land


April 8th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 8 (IANS) There are 10 cases of Tibetan refugees purchasing land illegally in Himachal Pradesh in the last three years, the assembly was told Friday.Revenue Minister Gulab Singh ... Read more...

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Himachal favouring business group, says Congress


April 4th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 4 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Monday came under fire when an opposition legislator accused the state of being run by industrial houses.The allegation was first made ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Police bust extortion gang in Srinagar


April 1st, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 1 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir police Friday busted an extortion racket in Srinagar that had been demanding large amounts of money from the city's businessmen and other ... Read more...

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Policeman, militant killed in Kashmir (Lead)


March 19th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 19 (IANS) A head constable and a guerrilla were killed in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir Saturday, police said.The policeman was identified as Gulab Singh of the ... Read more...

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Militant, cop killed in south Kashmir gunfight


March 19th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 19 (IANS) A head constable of the Jammu and Kashmir police's elite special operations group (SOG) and a guerrilla of the separatist Hizbul Mujahideen outfit were killed in ... Read more...

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862 people from outside Himachal own land in state


March 16th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 16 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has allowed 862 people who are not residents of the state to purchase land in the state, a minister said Wednesday."From ... Read more...

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Mirchpur violence: Dalits leave village fearing Jat threat


January 27th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Mirchpur (Haryana), Jan 27 (IANS) Nearly a dozen Dalit families have left this village in the last 15 days as last year's violence in Mirchpur has come back to haunt ... Read more...

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