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19 injured in Afghan mosque blast


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 19 people were injured in Afghanistan when a powerful bomb exploded during Friday prayers in a mosque, a media report said.According to ... Read more...

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Punjab Congress leader held for immoral activities


June 10th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ferozepur (Punjab), June 10 (IANS) A senior Congress leader who had contested January's assembly election was Sunday arrested by police in this border town of Punjab on charges of immoral ... Read more...

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11 die in Kabul attack after Obama trip (Third Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 2 (IANS) Taliban militants carried out an audacious attack in Kabul only hours after US President Barack Obama visited the city, leaving 11 people including all five ... Read more...

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Eight die in Kabul attack after Obama trip (Second Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 2 (IANS) Eight people were killed and 17 injured in an audacious Taliban attack in the Afghan capital Wednesday, hours after US President Barack Obama's Kabul visit ... Read more...

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Eight dead as vehicle slams into bus in UP


April 21st, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 21 (IANS) Eight people were killed Saturday when a speeding jeep rammed into a state roadways bus in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur district, police said.According to police, another half ... Read more...

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48 killed in Kabul terror siege (Third Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS) At least 48 people, including 36 terrorists, were killed and 65 injured when an 18-hour dramatic siege of the Afghan capital Kabul by Taliban suicide ... Read more...

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Afghan terror attack ends: 48 dead, 65 injured (Second Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS) At least 48 people, including 36 terrorists, have been killed and 65 injured in what was a well-coordinated terror attack launched by heavily-armed Taliban militants ... Read more...

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High court blast aimed at saving Guru from gallows: NIA


March 13th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The bomb blast outside the Delhi High Court complex last year was an attempt to threaten the judiciary and save from the gallows Afzal ... Read more...

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Punjab: Prominent winners and losers


March 6th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) Prominent winners and losers in Punjab:Winners:1. Parkash Singh Badal, Lambi, Akali Dal2. Sukhbir Singh Badal, Jalalabad, Akali Dal3. ... Read more...

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Akali Dal-BJP set to create history in Punjab (Fifth Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance was set to create history Tuesday as it inched towards power, stunning the Congress.By Tuesday ... Read more...

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Akali Dal-BJP maintain lead in Punjab (Fourth Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance maintained their lead in 65 of 117 seats for which trends were available as votes ... Read more...

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Akali Dal-BJP make major gains in Punjab (Third Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance made major gains, leading in 66 seats in trends available for 105 of Punjab's 117 ... Read more...

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Akali Dal-BJP leading in Punjab after first round (Second Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) combine surged ahead of the Congress in early trends emerging after the first round of counting on ... Read more...

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All set for Punjab vote count


March 5th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 5 (IANS) All arrangements have been made for counting of votes Tuesday for 117 assembly seats in Punjab, Election Commission officials said Monday evening.The counting begins at ... Read more...

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10 dead, 12 wounded in Afghan airport bombing (Lead)


February 27th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 27 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and a dozen others injured Monday when a Taliban suicide bomber blew up an explosives-laden vehicle near the gate ... Read more...

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10 die in Afghanistan airport suicide blast


February 27th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 27 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and a dozen injured Monday when a suicide bomber blew up his car packed with explosives near the airport ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Afghan clashes against Quran burning


February 24th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 23 (IANS) Seven people were killed in Afghanistan in continuing clashes between Afghan security forces and protesters over the burning of the Quran by US soldiers, the ... Read more...

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Four killed in Afghanistan Quran burning protests (Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 22 (IANS) At least four people were killed and 19 injured Wednesday after thousands of Afghanis for the second day staged angry demonstrations in Kabul and Jalalabad ... Read more...

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Quran burning protests rage in Afghanistan


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 22 (IANS) Thousands of Afghans Wednesday staged demonstrations in Kabul and Jalalabad over the alleged burning of the holy Quran by foreign soldiers, with three injured in ... Read more...

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Bright and sunny as polling picks up in Punjab (Second Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 30 (IANS) Thousands of people queued up outside polling booths across Punjab to elect a new assembly Monday with over 15 percent of 1.76 crore voters casting ... Read more...

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Polling under way in Punjab (Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 30 (IANS) Casting of votes started across 19,841 polling stations in Punjab's 117 assembly seats at 8 a.m. Monday, Election Commission (EC) officials said here.Despite the winter ... Read more...

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Punjab, Uttarakhand set to elect new assemblies (Lead)


January 29th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Punjab and Uttarakhand go to polls Monday to elect new assemblies with the Congress hoping to oust the Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) combine ... Read more...

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1.76 crore Punjab residents to vote Monday


January 29th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 29 (IANS) Over 1.76 crore voters are eligible for casting their vote during the one-day election to 117 assembly seats in Punjab Monday (Jan 30), Election Commission ... Read more...

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Punjab, Uttarakhand set to elect new assemblies


January 29th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Punjab and Uttarakhand will vote Monday to elect new assemblies with the Congress hoping to oust the Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) combine in ... Read more...

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Prominent candidates in Punjab assembly polls


January 28th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 28 (IANS) The following are the main candidates from various political parties in the fray for the Jan 30 elections to 117 assembly seats in Punjab:Total Seats: ... Read more...

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‘Clouds’ galore over Punjab’s electoral skies


January 26th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 26 (IANS) The recent cold wave may have partially abated from Punjab, but political clouds continue to loom over the state. The state's ruling first family Badal (which ... Read more...

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1,080 in fray for Punjab assembly polls


January 16th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh Jan 16 (IANS) A total of 1,080 candidates are finally left in the fray for the Jan 30 elections for Punjab's 117 assembly seats after the last date ... Read more...

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801 nominations for Punjab polls rejected


January 14th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 14 (IANS) As many as 801 nominations filed by candidates for the Jan 30 Punjab assembly elections have been rejected by the Election Commission, leaving 1,253 candidates in ... Read more...

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Top Punjab leaders are worth Rs.250 crore (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 12 (IANS) That they were super-rich was never in doubt but the top political leadership in Punjab, especially from two families, are worth nearly Rs.250 crore ($48 ... Read more...

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Top Punjab leaders are worth Rs.200 crore


January 12th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 12 (IANS) That they were super-rich was never in doubt but the top political leadership in Punjab, especially from two families, are worth nearly Rs.200 crore ($38.5 ... Read more...

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Akalis field Olympian Pargat Singh, Sukhbir Badal files nomination


January 9th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 9 (IANS) The ruling Shiromani Akali Dal in Punjab Monday announced that former Indian hockey captain Pargat Singh will be the party's candidate for the Jalandhar Cantt ... Read more...

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India set to reopen military hospital in Tajikistan


December 30th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) India is all set to revive a military hospital it operated a decade ago in Tajikistan, a key Central Asian nation bordering Afghanistan.India's Armed Forces ... Read more...

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Akali Dal releases second list of candidates


December 27th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 27 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal Tuesday announced the names of 15 more candidates for the Jan 30 state polls, including that of party president and ... Read more...

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Seven Gujarat pilgrims killed in Punjab accident


November 6th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 6 (IANS) At least seven pilgrims from Gujarat were killed when their bus skidded off the road and landed in a drain near Jalalabad town in southwest Punjab ... Read more...

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Bangladesh-India joint military exercise begins


October 9th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 9 (IANS) A 14-day-long Bangladesh-India joint military exercise, aimed at building camaraderie between the two armies, started Sunday, the authorities said.The drill began at Jalalabad Cantonment in Sylhet ... Read more...

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