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Assam governor launches green project


June 5th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 5 (IANS) Assam Governor J.B. Patnaik Tuesday lunched an environment project to make the Raj Bhavan here "a green castle" and to create awareness among people, particularly ... Read more...

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‘Assam chief minister should pay house rent to Meghalaya’


March 12th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 12 (IANS) A senior Meghalaya legislator Monday said Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi should be asked to vacate his official residence, situated in a "disputed area", or else ... Read more...

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NMDC detects tunnel-like structure under hillock


March 5th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 5 (IANS) The National Mineral Development Corp (NMDC) has detected a tunnel like structure under Naubat Pahad, the famous hillock in the heart of the city, giving credence ... Read more...

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At 40, Chandigarh’s Rose Festival still in bloom (With Images)


February 22nd, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 22 (IANS) It is an event that continues to have an important place in the cultural calendar of the city. As Chandigarh's Rose Festival this week enters its ... Read more...

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Faith cuts through cold at Kashmiri saint’s Urs (With Images)


January 21st, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) Hundreds of Hindus and Muslims from across the valley are thronging the shrine of Kashmiri saint Sheikh Hamza Makhdoom on his 10-day Urs here, braving sub-zero ... Read more...

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Leopard strays into Guwahati, injures three


January 20th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 20 (IANS) At least three people were mauled by a leopard Friday in the heart of Assam's main city of Guwahati after the big cat strayed into a ... Read more...

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Lakhs witness ‘celestial light’ on Sabarimala horizon (Lead)


January 15th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sabarimala (Kerala), Jan 15 (IANS) A year after over 100 people died in a stampede after witnessing the 'celestial light' on Makar Sankranti day, the ritual of 'Makarajyothi' passed off ... Read more...

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Pilgrims gather for Sabarimala ‘celestial light’, year after tragedy


January 15th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sabarimala, Jan 15 (IANS) A year after over 100 people died in a stampede after witnessing the Makara Jyothi, pilgrims in large numbers were stationed in and around Kerala's Sabarimala ... Read more...

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Leopard strays into heart of Guwahati, mauls three people


January 7th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 7 (IANS) A fully grown leopard Saturday strayed into the heart of Assam's main city of Guwahati from an adjoining hillock and mauled at least three people, eye ... Read more...

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Kerala gears up for Sabarimala ritual


January 5th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sabarimala (Kerala), Jan 5 (IANS) The Kerala government Thursday said it was making elaborate arrangements for the 'Makar Jyothi' day of the Sabarimala temple pilgrimage, during which last year over ... 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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Heavy rains and landslide disrupt Konkan rail services


September 3rd, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), Sep 3 (IANS) Incessant rains in the Konkan region triggered a fresh landslide at the Pomendi cutting near Ratnagiri, disrupting movement of trains on the Konkan Railway yet ... Read more...

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Arunachalees unhappy with slow Army mobilisation to rescue CM Khandu


May 3rd, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar, May 03 (ANI): Even after 72hours, there is no trace of the four-seater single engine Pawan Hans chopper that went missing while on way from Tawang to Itanagar with Arunachal ... Read more...

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Sabarimala ‘celestial light’ man-made, admit authorities


April 25th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 25 (IANS) The 'celestial light' at the Sabarimala temple on Makara Sankranthi day is actually man-made, the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) told the Kerala High Court Monday, three ... Read more...

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Four dead in Bangladesh ethnic violence


April 18th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 18 (IANS) At least four people were killed and six villages of ethnic Buddhist minority tribals were burnt over a land dispute in south-eastern Bangladesh, officials said.The incident ... Read more...

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Landslide kills five in Kashmir


April 18th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 18 (IANS) Five villagers were buried alive when a massive landslide hit their houses in the mountainous Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said Monday.According to the ... Read more...

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Braj gives atray cattle new shelter on Holi


March 19th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura, March 19 (IANS) On the eve of Holi, a new cattle shelter for the strays was opened near here in Govardhan, the hillock which mythology says Lord Krishna lifted ... Read more...

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US ambassador visits Kashmir, takes Dal Lake boat ride (Second Lead)


March 17th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu/Srinagar, March 17 (IANS) US Ambassador Timothy J. Roemer flew down to Jammu Thursday and met Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and a cross section of Kashmiris. Later, ... Read more...

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Allies display military might at Kuwait liberation parade


February 26th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant Sood Kuwait City, Feb 26 (IANS) Tanks, rocket launchers and multi-barrelled guns of allies of the 1990-91 Gulf War Saturday rolled down a specially-created facility at Al-Subiya military base to ... Read more...

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Court asks for revised reports on Sabarimala stampede


January 24th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Jan 24 (IANS) A division bench of the Kerala High Court Monday asked the forest department and the devaswom department's special commissioner in Sabarimala to revise their reports on the Jan ... Read more...

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Will take crowd control steps at Sabarimala: Kerala to court


January 21st, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi Jan 21 (IANS) The Kerala government Friday told the high court that several steps would be taken to control the large crowds during the two-month pilgrimage to the Sabarimala temple while ... Read more...

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Sabarimala pilgrimage season ends in 102 deaths, what next?


January 20th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Sabarimala (Kerala), Jan 20 (IANS) Yet another two-month-long Sabarimala pilgrimage season came to an end when the doors of the famous temple were closed early Thursday. But a larger ... Read more...

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Bodies of 11 Ayyappa pilgrims reach Hyderabad


January 16th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 16 (IANS) The bodies of 11 out of 22 Ayyappa devotees from Andhra Pradesh killed in the stampede near Kerala's Sabarimala shrine were brought here Sunday and sent to their ... Read more...

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Sabarimala tragedy: probe begins, police insist security adequate


January 16th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Vandiperiyar (Kerala), Jan 16 (IANS) The accident site was still strewn with victims' belongings and offerings to Lord Ayyappa Sunday as police began its probe into the stampede near Kerala's Sabarimala ... Read more...

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CPI-M Politburo mourns Sabarimala stampede deaths


January 15th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 15 (IANS) The politburo of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday mourned the deaths of over 100 people in a stampede near Kerala's Sabarimala temple."The Politburo expresses its deep ... Read more...

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Kerala in mourning for 102 Sabarimala stampede deaths (Third Lead)


January 15th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Vandiperiyar/Kumily (Kerala) Jan 15 (IANS) Grieving relatives Saturday thronged mortuaries to identify their kin among the dead in Kerala's Sabarimala tragedy, which has claimed 102 lives so far, according to Idukki ... Read more...

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Sabarimala stampede: 29 victims were from Tamil Nadu


January 15th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/Kumily (Kerala), Jan 15 (IANS) At least 29 devotees from Tamil Nadu were among those killed in the stampede near the Sabarimala temple in Kerala a day earlier, officials said Saturday.Seven people, ... Read more...

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Kerala to seek judicial probe into Sabarimala tragedy


January 15th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kumily (Kerala) Jan 15 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Saturday announced that the government will seek a judicial probe into the Sabarimala-Pulumedu stampede. The updated toll in the tragedy, according to ... Read more...

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Maharashtra governor mourns Sabarimala tragedy


January 15th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan. 15 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan Saturday expressed shock and grief over the death of at least 104 pilgrims near the famed Sabarimala shrine in Kerala.In a message, the governor ... Read more...

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CPI-M expresses grief at Kerala tragedy


January 15th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday expressed deep shock at the loss of lives in the stampede at Kerala's Sabarimala temple.In a statement, the party's politburo ... Read more...

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Sonia, Gadkari express shock at Sabarimala tragedy


January 15th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Nitin Gadkari Saturday expressed shock and anguish at the loss of lives in the stampede ... Read more...

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Kerala in mourning as Sabarimala toll mounts to 104 (Second Lead)


January 15th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Vandiperiyar/Kumily (Kerala) Jan 15 (IANS) As grieving relatives thronged hospitals to identify their kin among the dead in Kerala's Sabarimala tragedy, which has claimed 104 lives so far, a government report ... Read more...

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Seven Sabarimala injured admitted to Tamil Nadu hospital


January 15th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 15 (IANS) Seven people, six from Tamil Nadu and one from Andhra Pradesh, injured in the Sabarimala stampede have been admitted to the Theni Medical College Hospital, on the border ... Read more...

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President, PM condole Sabarimala stampede deaths


January 15th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday condoled the deaths of over 100 people in a stampede near Kerala's Sabarimala temple. The prime minister ... Read more...

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Sabarimala stampede toll 104, Kerala in mourning (Lead)


January 15th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Vandiperiyar/Kumily (Kerala), Jan 15 (IANS) Kerala declared three days of mourning as the toll in the stampede near Kerala's famed Sabarimala temple climbed to 104 Saturday with more bodies being brought to ... Read more...

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