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Haryana’s Rewari area calm, highway traffic restored

July 23rd, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rewari (Haryana), July 23 (IANS) An uneasy calm settled over this Haryana district Monday, a day after violent clashes between farmers and police over land acquisition left about 50 injured, ... Read more...

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More snow, Shimla records season’s lowest temperature

January 9th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 9 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's popular tourist destinations of Shimla and Manali received more snowfall Monday. The state capital saw a minimum temperature of minus 2.9 degrees Celsius, the ... Read more...

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New police chiefs named for Maharashtra, Mumbai (Lead)

February 28th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Maharashtra's senior-most Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Ajit Parasnis will be the new state director general of police (DGP) while Arup Patnaik has been appointed the new Mumbai ... Read more...

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Chill continues in Kashmir, snow and rain likely

January 28th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 28 (IANS) The biting cold continued in the Kashmir Valley Friday with Srinagar at a low of minus 3.2 degrees Celsius and Leh freezing at minus 18.6 degrees. The weatherman ... Read more...

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Leh in deep freeze at minus 20 degrees, Srinagar at minus 4.6

January 24th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 24 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar and other parts of the Valley remained in the grip of a severe cold wave Monday as Leh and Kargil towns in ... Read more...

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Snow closes Srinagar-Jammu national highway

January 8th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 8 (IANS) The strategic Srinagar-Jammu national highway was closed for traffic Saturday evening due to fresh snowfall in the Jawahar tunnel area of the highway. "Traffic would only be restored ... Read more...

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Protests against proposed air force facility

August 19th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Tundla (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 19 (IANS) Farmers here in Firozabad district have hit the streets to protest land acquisition for an air force facility even as resentment over the Yamuna Expressway ... Read more...

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Man killed, brother hurt in Ghaziabad road accident

June 23rd, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 23 (IANS) A man was killed and his brother critically injured Wednesday when their motorcycle was mowed down by a bus here, police said. The accident took place on National Highway-24 ... Read more...

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DJ Plays ‘Jump’ As Woman Attempts To Commit Suicide

January 19th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A British radio DJ has attracted a lot of negative attention for playing rock band Van Halen's popular song 'Jump', while police authorities were trying to ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves six laning of parts of NH-4, 8A, 8 in NHDP V

January 9th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 9(ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure on Friday approved the implementation of the project for six laning of the existing four lane sections under National Highway Development Projects (NHDP) ... Read more...

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Winter storm snarls transport in Spain

December 22nd, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 22 (EFE) The wave of cold weather in Spain and the heavy snowfall Monday in Madrid caused numerous flights to be cancelled and traffic jams on some roads in the ... Read more...

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Underground fire close to Ranchi-Patna highway, traffic diverted

July 23rd, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 23 (IANS) Traffic on the the National Highway-33, connecting Ranchi to Patna, is being diverted to avert any accident as a raging fire in a coal mine has threatened a ... Read more...

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Bodies of Gujjars killed in violence taken for cremation

June 3rd, 2008 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 3 (IANS) Security was beefed up in parts of Rajasthan Tuesday as the bodies of the Gujjars killed in the violence in the past 12 days were taken for cremation ... Read more...

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Agitating Gujjars damage buses, property in Rajasthan (Lead)

May 24th, 2008 - 10:11 pm ICT by admin
Jaipur, May 24 (IANS) A day after 13 people were killed in clashes and police firing in Rajasthan, Gujjars in the state continued with their violent agitation for the Scheduled Tribe status ... Read more...

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Heavy highway traffic threatens animals in Sariska wildlife sanctuary

May 5th, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by admin
Sariska (Rajasthan), May 5 (ANI): Heavy traffic running across Sariska wildlife sanctuary in Rajasthan is poseing serious threat to the safety and security of animals in the sanctuary. Situated about 110 kilometers ... Read more...

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Helicopter crash kills five in Iran

March 29th, 2008 - 7:49 pm ICT by admin
Tabriz (Iran), March 29 (IANS) At least five people on board a helicopter have been killed after it crashed near the Oushan Mountains in Iran's northwestern province of East Azarbaijan, IRNA news ... Read more...

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