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Shutdown hits life in Karnataka


September 20th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) Normal life was affected in Karnataka Thursday following the call for nation-wide shutdown to oppose the diesel price hike, cap on subsidised cooking gas cylinders and ... Read more...

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Karnataka braces for Thursday shutdown


September 19th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 19 (IANS) With the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka extending support to the nationwide shutdown Thursday, the police has been put on high alert to maintain ... Read more...

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Bus strike hits life in Karnataka


September 13th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 13 (IANS) Millions of commuters were stranded at bus stands and railway stations across Karnataka as the state road transport employees struck work Thursday demanding higher wages.Drivers of ... Read more...

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12,321 Bangladeshis infiltrators detected in Meghalaya


September 7th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 7 (IANS) Over 12,000 Bangladeshi infiltrators were detected in Meghalaya in less than five years, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said Friday."From 2008 to July this year, 12,321 Bangladeshis ... Read more...

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Maoists numbers, military potential increasing: Shinde (Lead)


September 6th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Stating that Maoist cadres in the country were gaining in strength, union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde warned Thursday that they were displaying the military ... Read more...

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RTI activist booked for sting operation


September 6th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 6 (IANS) A right to information (RTI) activist was Thursday booked after a sting operation he conducted caught officials of the Goa government's transport department seeking bribes at ... Read more...

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Meghalaya forms panels on influx, tenancy laws


September 5th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 5 (IANS) The Meghalaya government Wednesday decided to form two committees to study the problem of influx and illegal immigrants and review the tenancy laws.Making a suo moto ... Read more...

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Meghalaya groups want check on illegal immigrants


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 22 (IANS) Entry permits should be introduced in Meghalaya to restrict the influx of illegal Bangladeshi immigrants, social organisations demanded Wednesday.The Khasi Students' Union (KSU), along with eight ... Read more...

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Odisha, Jharkhand to intensity anti-mineral smuggling drive


August 22nd, 2012 - 2:26 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 22 (IANS) Odisha and its neighbouring state of Jharkhand have said that they will jointly intensify crackdown against the mineral smuggling across their borders.Speaking to reporters after ... Read more...

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Meghalaya for a commission to re-define boundary with Assam


August 13th, 2012 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 13 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has asked Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde to expedite the constitution of a boundary commission to "re-examine ... Read more...

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(VM) Mizoram panel to resolve border disputes


August 10th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Aug 10 (IANS) Mizoram has formed a committee to resolve its boundary disputes with Assam and Tripura, an official said Friday.The five-member committee will be led by legal expert ... Read more...

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Wary Goa tracking dam construction in Karnataka


August 1st, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 1 (IANS) Goa officials are taking photos and making videos of an under-construction dam in Karnataka over fears that it may cut off water supply to the state, ... Read more...

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Tripura introduces high security vehicle number plates


July 30th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 30 (IANS) The Tripura government Monday introduced high security registration plates for all vehicles to check their thefts and accidents in the northeastern state.Accidents and thefts of cars ... Read more...

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Himachal, Punjab sign pact on Naina Devi ropeway


July 26th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 26 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh and Punjab Thursday inked a pact here to link two pilgrimage centres with a 3.75-km ropeway.The Rs.85 crore ropeway would link Punjab's Anandpur Sahib ... Read more...

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Meghalaya CM calls all-party meet on boundary row


July 25th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 25 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has convened an all-party meet here Thursday to discuss the inter-state boundary dispute with Assam.The Hill State People's Democratic Party (HSPDP) ... Read more...

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Russia seeks faster trade growth with Italy


July 24th, 2012 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 24 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that he is confident of restoration of bilateral trade between his country and Italy and the two-way trade volume can ... Read more...

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Over 38 percent of Himachal’s hydropower potential tapped


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 23 (IANS) Public and private sector companies have harnessed 8,824 MW of hydropower of the estimated potential of 23,000 MW in Himachal Pradesh, a government official said Monday.The ... Read more...

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Punjab objects to centre’s move on water


July 22nd, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 22 (IANS) Punjab has objected to a move by the central government to transfer the subject of water from the state list to the concurrent list, accusing ... Read more...

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HSPDP withdraws support to Meghalaya’s Congress government


July 14th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jul 13 (IANS) The Hill State People's Democratic Party (HSPDP) Friday pulled out from the Congress-led Meghalaya United Alliance (MUA) government over the boundary row with Assam but there ... Read more...

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Bansal calls for transparent water pricing by regulators


July 11th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Union Water Resources Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal has called for moving towards "transparent and participatory mechanisms" of pricing of water by independent water regulatory authorities.He ... Read more...

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Help resolve Meghalaya-Assam border dispute: Mukul Sangma


July 5th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 5 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Thursday sought the union government's intervention on the prevailing situation in the disputed Langpih village on the Meghalaya-Assam border, where tribal ... Read more...

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Gang selling pirating movie, music CDs busted


June 26th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 26 (IANS) An inter-state gang engaged in selling pirated CDs and DVDs of movies and songs has been busted, police here said Tuesday. One person was arrested ... Read more...

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Goa cricket body expels former head’s son for six years


June 25th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 25 (IANS) The Goa Cricket Association (GCA) has expelled Ranji player Ganeshraj Narvekar for six years after he was accused of forging a birth certificate to play in ... Read more...

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New roads, bridges for Maharashtra’s Maoist-hit Gadchiroli


June 11th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) Aiming to spur progress and development in the worst Maoist-affected Gadchiroli district, the Maharashtra government has taken up construction of strategic inter-state river bridges and expanding ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits Delhi, autos add to woes (Third Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The 12-hour shutdown against petrol price hike hit normal life in the national capital Thursday, with commuters suffering the most due to street protests ... Read more...

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Four gun-runners held in Jalandhar, weapons seized


May 25th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, May 25 (IANS) At least four smugglers have been arrested by the Jalandhar rural police, who Friday claimed to have busted a inter-state gang of gun-runners.Jalandhar Police (Rural) chief ... Read more...

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‘Advise Karnataka to stop construction of check dams’


May 20th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 20 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to advise the Karnataka government to stop construction of check dams across the ... Read more...

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NCTC an ‘important pillar’ of India’s security: Chidambaram


May 5th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday strongly defended his pet project, the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC), which he said would be an "important pillar" ... Read more...

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Fake job racket, headed by Delhi Police constable, busted


April 30th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), April 30 (IANS) A well-oiled, inter-state syndicate which duped jobless youth with offers of lucrative posts has been busted by Haryana Police with the arrest of its kingpin, ... Read more...

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Three arrested with tiger skins in Chhattisgarh


April 20th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 20 (IANS) Three men were arrested with tiger skins while they were trying to sell these in Chhattisgarh, police said here Friday.According to police, the three men were ... Read more...

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Appoint chairman for Cauvery panel: Jayalalithaa


April 20th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to appoint a new chairman for Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal following the resignation ... Read more...

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Maoist movement growing in Assam: Gogoi


April 16th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Concerned about the growing Maoist movement in Assam, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said Monday that the central government should include the state in the framework ... Read more...

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30,000 cops to ensure peaceful Delhi civic polls


April 12th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) A total of 30,000 armed police personnel will be deployed during Sunday's civic polls across 11,572 polling booths in the capital.Besides, 60 companies of ... Read more...

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Himachal taps 7,923 MW of hydropower


March 29th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 29 (IANS) More than 7,000 MW of power has been tapped by hydro projects in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said here Thursday.Till date 7,923 MW ... Read more...

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Hi-tech gang of ATM robbers busted


March 29th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 28 (IANS) The Special Task Force (STF) of Uttar Pradesh Police Wednesday busted an inter-state gang of robbers who used to swindle money by swiping ATM cards ... Read more...

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