interior areas

Tell Chhattisgarh to provide security to agency teams, CBI asks apex court


September 7th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The CBI Friday sought a Supreme Court direction to the Chhattisgarh government for adequate "safety and security arrangements" for its teams undertaking a probe into ... Read more...

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Terrorists reviving outfits in Tripura, says police chief


August 21st, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 21 (IANS) Separatist terrorists have been trying to strengthen their outfits in Tripura ahead of the assembly polls early next year but security forces are ready to tackle ... Read more...

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Centre seeks revised drought report from Karnataka


August 2nd, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 2 (IANS) The central government Thursday asked the Karnataka government to submit a revised report on the severe drought situation across the state and the funds it requires ... Read more...

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Assam burns, 32 dead, thousands homeless (Night Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 24 (IANS) Sectarian strife raged in interior areas of Assam's three districts Tuesday even as security personnel shot dead four miscreants, taking the death toll in the ... Read more...

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Air links for smaller cities, towns on anvil: Ajit Singh


July 17th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 17 (IANS) Smaller cities and towns across India, including in the northeast region would have air connectivity and new airports, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said Tuesday."A new ... Read more...

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Mizoram to introduce helicopter service in remote areas


July 15th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, July 15 (IANS) Mizoram will soon introduce helicopter services to remote areas to supervise developmental works, provide connectivity to people in emergency situations and carry dignitaries, an official said ... Read more...

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Srinagar old city restrictions enter third day


June 28th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 28 (IANS) For the third day Thursday, the authorities continued restrictions in six areas in the old quarters of this Jammu and Kashmir capital to maintain law and ... Read more...

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‘Congress, INPT conspiring to oust Left in Tripura’


June 25th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 25 (IANS) Leaders of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) claimed here Monday that separatist outfits, aided by a section of opposition leaders, were conspiring to oust the ... Read more...

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Tripura militants recruiting youth, warns intelligence


June 21st, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 21 (IANS) In the lead-up to the Tripura assembly elections due next February, separatist groups in the state are recruiting tribal youths, an official statement here said Thursday.In ... Read more...

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South-West monsoon advances into Karnataka


June 6th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 6 (IANS) Rains hit coastal and interior areas of southern Karnataka early Wednesday as the south-west monsoon advanced into the state from neighbouring Kerala late Tuesday, though delayed ... Read more...

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Clouds mar venus Venus transit viewing in Karnataka


June 6th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 6 (IANS) With the onset of southwest monsoon in coastal and southern Karnataka, rain-bearing clouds marred a clear view of the Venus transiting across the sun early Wednesday ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro to induct 8-coach trains on two busy corridors


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Passengers on two Delhi Metro lines which connect the capital with the satellite towns of Noida and Gurgaon and which are seeing ever-increasing ridership can ... Read more...

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Curfew continues in riot-hit old Hyderabad


April 10th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 10 (IANS) Curfew continued in the riot-hit areas of the old city of Hyderabad for the third consecutive day Tuesday, with the situation remaining tense but under control.People ... Read more...

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Maoists abduct two Italians in Odisha (Roundup)


March 18th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Leftwing rebels abducted two Italians from a forested area in India's eastern Odisha state, an official said Sunday. The incident comes at a time when ... Read more...

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Maoists abduct two Italians in Odisha (Fourth Lead)


March 18th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 18 (IANS) Leftwing rebels abducted two Italians in India's eastern Odisha state, an official said Sunday. One of the Italians was living in the state for years and ... Read more...

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Anthony promises aid to Arunachal (Lead)


February 20th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, Feb 20 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Monday launched a five-day silver jubilee celebrations of Arunachal Pradesh's statehood, promising all assistance to develop the strategic border state.Addressing a large ... Read more...

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Anthony launches Arunachal’s 25th statehood day celebrations


February 20th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, Feb 20 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Monday launched the five-day silver jubilee celebrations of Arunachal Pradesh's statehood, promising all assistance for development of the strategic border state.Addressing ... Read more...

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Witch hunting: Villagers set woman ablaze


February 10th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 10 (IANS) In a case of witch hunting, a 45-year-old tribal woman was burnt alive by villagers in upper Assam's Sivsagar district on Friday. At least 24 people ... Read more...

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‘Electification projects on in Garo Hills’


January 30th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 30 (IANS) Meghalaya has launched various schemes for improving power supplies, including implementing the Rajiv Gandhi rural electrification programme in the three insurgency-affected districts of Garo Hills in ... Read more...

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GNLA sets conditions to free abducted engineers


January 28th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 28 (IANS) Setting conditions to free two abducted government engineers, the insurgent Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) Saturday demanded a "convincing reply" from the Meghalaya government in seven ... Read more...

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Himachal celebrates 42nd statehood day


January 25th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 25 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Wednesday celebrated its 42nd statehood day with Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal highlighting the achievements of the state during this period.It was on this ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up new police station in Chhattisgarh (Lead)


December 27th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 27 (IANS) About 50 armed Maoists blew up a two-storeyed police station under-construction in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region Tuesday, police said."Maoists stormed into the building at Geedam ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up police station in Chhattisgarh


December 27th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 27 (IANS) About 50 armed Maoists blew up a two-storeyed under-construction police station in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region Tuesday, police said."Maoists stormed into the building at Geedam town, ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh short of 1,846 doctors


December 23rd, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 23 (IANS) Chhattisgarh, which has poor health facilities in the interior areas, is short of 1,846 doctors, the state assembly was informed Friday."The state has 187 hospitals where ... Read more...

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Fear of Maoists blocks road projects in Chhattisgarh


December 11th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 11 (IANS) Funds to the tune of Rs.3,000 crore (nearly $600 million) allocated for road construction in Chhattisgarh's interior areas have been lying unutilised for many years ... Read more...

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Maoists block highway, damage rail track in Chhattisgarh


December 5th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 5 (IANS) Maoists Monday blocked a key national highway in Chhattisgarh and damaged a rail track on the second day of their 48-hour shutdown even as three rebels ... Read more...

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Where Diwali comes late and brings on animal slaughter


November 24th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 24 (IANS) Almost a month after the rest of India celebrated Diwali, some interior areas of Himachal Pradesh are set to usher in the festival Friday, slaughtering hundreds ... Read more...

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Chidambaram condemns companies for paying Maoists


November 15th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 15 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday condemned the corporate sector for paying "protection money" to Maoists so that they can operate in mineral-rich areas like Chhattisgarh. "Small ... Read more...

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40 stranded foreigners evacuated from Sikkim


September 21st, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Around 40 foreigners who were stuck in quake-hit Sikkim have been evacuated, the government said Wednesday, clarifying that its earlier figure of 400 was wrong. "Kindly ... Read more...

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Stop diamond firm from mining in Chhattisgarh: Ajit Jogi


September 19th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 19 (IANS) Congress leader Ajit Jogi Monday expressed strong opposition to diamond trading firm, B. Vijaykumar and Company, saying the Chhattisgarh government should stop it from carrying ... Read more...

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Quake-hit Sikkim puts toll at 23, surveys horror


September 19th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Gangtok, Sep 19 (IANS) At least 23 dead and 200 injured, cracks in 25 road bridges, mudslides, snapped road links... Sikkim Monday surveyed the horror of the powerful earthquake that ... Read more...

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11 Maoists arrested in Chhattisgarh


September 15th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 15 (IANS) Eleven senior Maoist cadres were arrested Thursday in the Bastar region of Chhattisgarh, police said.The arrests were made from Mardapal area of the district, some 300 ... Read more...

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Bastar deserted due to Maoist shutdown


July 29th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 29 (IANS) The second day of a week-long shutdown, called by the outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) to protest the security forces' action against them, Friday hit ... Read more...

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Maoists call for another weeklong shutdown


July 25th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 25 (IANS) The outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) Monday called for a weeklong shutdown from July 28 in its stronghold Dandakaranya region in Chhattisgarh.Police found several banners ... Read more...

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Getting craftspeople connected to mainstream fashion


July 11th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Indigenous craftspeople in India are getting connected with the mainstream fashion industry through a crafts and design revolution.Experts reach out to the indigenous craftspeople in ... Read more...

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