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No exodus of northeast people from Bihar: Modi


August 18th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 18 (IANS) Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi Saturday said there was no report of exodus of northeast people from the state while security has been ... Read more...

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Exodus to northeast from Bangalore down to trickle


August 18th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 18 (IANS) Exodus of northeast people from Bangalore to Guwahati reduced to a trickle -- about 100 Saturday from thousands till late Friday -- even as security has ... Read more...

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Week after leg crushed by bus, girl dies


July 24th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 24 (IANS) A week after her leg was crushed under the wheels of a state transport bus near her school here, Anupama Sarkar lost her battle for life ... Read more...

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UP to dole out unemployment allowance in July


June 29th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 29 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government will begin disbursing the unemployment allowance to applicants in the state from July, an official said Friday.A senior official told IANS that ... Read more...

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Unemployment allowance to roll out in July


June 29th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 29 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government will begin disbursing the unemployment allowance to applicants from July, an official said Friday.Work on it is in the final phase. So ... Read more...

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Vaishno Devi pilgrimage resumes after forest fire (Lead)


June 23rd, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 23 (IANS) Pilgrimage to the Hindu shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi near Jammu resumed Saturday morning after it was suspended due to a forest fire.The fire broke out ... Read more...

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Vaishno Devi pilgrimage suspended due to forest fire


June 23rd, 2012 - 3:16 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 23 (IANS): Pilgrimage to the Hindu shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi near Jammu was suspended late Friday due to a forest fire which spread over and reached near ... Read more...

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Heading to Himachal hills this week? Think twice


June 18th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 18 (IANS) If you are planning a retreat this week to Himachal's cool hills to escape from the sizzling plains - think twice. There is a fair ... Read more...

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Heavy rush of pilgrims to Vaishno Devi shrine


May 15th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 15 (IANS) With about 35,000 devotees each day in this holiday season, authorities have been forced to regulate entry to the Mata Vaishno Devi shrine near Jammu.According to ... Read more...

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Apple starts China online sale of iPhone 4S


February 3rd, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 3 (IANS) Apple has opened online sales of its latest iPhone 4S in China but has not specified any delivery date to its customer, a media report said ... Read more...

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Rain god helps Kerala usher in New Year


January 1st, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 1 (IANS) With the rain god showing mercy, Keralites ushered in the New Year with the usual colour and festivities.Heavy rains that began Friday evening went on till ... Read more...

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Odisha’s Puri witnesses a rush on the New Year


January 1st, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 1 (IANS) The Hindu holy town of Puri in Odisha witnessed a heavy rush Sunday with thousands of devotees and tourists offering prayers at the 12th century Jagannath ... Read more...

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People cheer as Bihar goes online with public services


December 1st, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 1 (IANS) As the Right to Public Services (RTPS) Act in Bihar went online from Thursday, enabling people to file applications for caste, income and domicile certificates over ... Read more...

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Sabarimala pilgrimage begins


November 17th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sabarimala, Nov 17 (IANS) The Sabarimala pilgrimage in Kerala, during which over 100 pilgrims were killed in a stampede early this year, began early Thursday morning as the sanctum sanctorum ... Read more...

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Stampedes at religious places in over a decade


November 8th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Following are some of the stampedes at religious places in India claiming many lives in over a decade:Nov 8, 2011 - At least 16 people ... Read more...

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Navratri begins with fervour in Uttar Pradesh


September 28th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 28 (IANS) Amidst vedic chants and religious hymns, devotees here in Uttar Pradesh thronged the temples as Navratri - the nine-day festival dedicated to Goddess Durga - began ... Read more...

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Ganesh festival celebrated in Karnataka


September 1st, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 1 (IANS) Millions across Karnataka Thursday celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi with traditional gaiety and fervour, undeterred by cloudy weather and heavy rains in many parts. People thronged temples since ... Read more...

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Kashmiris prepare for Eid with prayers, shopping


August 29th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 29 (IANS) Ahead of the Muslim holy festival of Eid-ul-Fitr, markets in Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar are crowded with shoppers as locals engage in hectic buying ... Read more...

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Janmashtami celebrations in Lucknow


August 22nd, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 22 (IANS) Colourful decorations, special prayers and cultural programmes at brightly adorned temples in various parts of this Uttar Pradesh state capital Monday marked the Janmashtami celebrations.With priests ... Read more...

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Support for Hazare grows across Rajasthan


August 18th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 18 (IANS) Support for social activist Anna Hazare's stir for a more inclusive anti-graft law is growing across Rajasthan, with protests rallies across the state and a half-day ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro to induct eight coach trains in two years


August 8th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is planning to induct eight-coach trains to tackle heavy rush on the network by end of 2013, the Delhi ... Read more...

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China’s Valentine’s Day: Over 4,200 couples get married


August 7th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) As many as 4,251 couples registered their marriage here Saturday on China's Valentine's Day, authorities said.The numbers were 10 times than that of the daily average ... Read more...

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Big rush for tickets for remaining India-England Tests


July 26th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Anticipation of England being crowned the world number one team at the end of the four-Test series has led to a huge rush for tickets.England had ... Read more...

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Amarnath pilgrimage resumes, 20,000 head for shrine (Lead)


July 4th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 4 (IANS) As the Amarnath pilgrimage resumed Monday after being halted for a day due to bad weather, around 20,000 pilgrims were allowed to move to the cave ... Read more...

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Bad weather halts Amarnath Yatra (Lead)


July 3rd, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 3 (IANS) The Amarnath yatra was again halted Sunday due to landslides and bad weather along the route to the Kashmir cave shrine. The met office has predicted ... Read more...

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18,000 pilgrims proceed towards Amarnath cave shrine


June 30th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 30 (IANS) More than 18,000 pilgrims were Thursday allowed to move towards the Amarnath cave shrine in Jammu and Kashmir on the second day of the annual ... Read more...

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Kashmir Valley reels under heat, humidity


June 27th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 27 (IANS) The sweltering heat and humid conditions prevailing in the Kashmir Valley for the last four days are likely to last another five days, an official of ... Read more...

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Shimla goes without water


June 24th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 24 (IANS) This popular tourist town of Himachal Pradesh, once the favourite summer retreat of the British, has been facing an acute water shortage for the past three ... Read more...

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More than 150,000 register for Amarnath pilgrimage


May 22nd, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 22 (IANS) There has been an overwhelming response to the annual Amarnath "yatra" (pilgrimage) this year, with more than 150,000 having registered themselves in the 12 days ... Read more...

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Lucknow streets deserted on India-Pakistan match day


March 30th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 30 (IANS) Several localities here wore a deserted look Wednesday as people preferred to stay indoors and watch India play Pakistan at the cricket World Cup semifinals.Vehicles virtually ... Read more...

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Agra warms up with tourists, festival cheer


January 14th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 14 (IANS) After nearly a fortnight of biting cold, Agra has perked up with the Lohri and Makar Sankranti estivals heralding warmer weather and more tourists.The sunshine is back in ... Read more...

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DDA’s demolition causes traffic jams in Delhi


January 12th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Most of the roads leading to south Delhi were choked Wednesday and traffic was diverted to other areas as people protested the demolition of an illegal ... Read more...

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Chandigarh boy cremated amidst heart-rending wails, moist eyes


January 7th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 7 (IANS) Five-year-old kidnap victim Khushpreet Singh, whose body was found on the city outskirts Wednesday, was cremated amidst heart-wrenching wails and moist eyes of family and relatives here Friday.The ... Read more...

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High on spirit and joy, Kerala embraces 2011


January 1st, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 1 (IANS) The beaches buzzed with tourists, the hotels made a killing, the clubs went into musical marathons, the night sky was lit with perfect chromosomes, and the god's ... Read more...

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Road shows, Big B pulling in tourists for Gujarat


December 14th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
By R.K. Misra Gandhinagar, Dec 14 (IANS) Thanks to nationwide road shows and a campaign featuring brand ambassador Amitabh Bachchan, Gujarat is witnessing an overwhelming tourist inflow this year - despite many ... Read more...

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