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Lok Pal won’t stop graft: Ex-CBI chief


September 8th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 8 (IANS) Former Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) chief Joginder Singh said Saturday that the Lok Pal would not be able to stop corruption and that social activist ... Read more...

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Himachal’s hydropower plants shut, power shortage in north (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 21 (IANS) Five run-of-the-river mega hydropower plants in Himachal Pradesh remained shut Tuesday due to high silt level in rivers, triggering a power shortage in northern states.The country's ... Read more...

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Complaint against Haryana Tourism for using elephant


August 20th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 20 (IANS) Wildlife activists have lodged an FIR against the owner of an elephant and the manager of the Haryana State Tourism Corporation's Dabchik restaurant complex at Hodal ... Read more...

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Steroids can kill: Dark side of body building (Health Feature)


July 13th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Twenty-eight-year-old Dev Luthra desired perfect six-pack abs before his marriage. An overdose of steroids promising to tone his physique in no time led to the ... Read more...

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Tears as Navdeep Singh gets posthumous Ashok Chakra (Lead)


January 26th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) A mother wept, a greatful nation acknowledged one of its heroes. Lt Navdeep Singh, a young army commando who died battling terrorists in Jammu ... Read more...

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Lt. Navdeep Singh wins Ashok Chakra posthumously


January 26th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Lieutenant Navdeep Singh, a young army commando who died battling terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir, was Thursday posthumously conferred Ashok Chakra, India's highest peacetime ... Read more...

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Punjab, Railways basket national titles


December 24th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 24 (IANS) Punjab men dashed Tamil Nadu's hopes of a sixth title with a 70-62 win in the final, while Indian Railways women's team were too good for ... Read more...

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Delhi policeman found dead in Uttar Pradesh


September 1st, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 1 (IANS) A Delhi policeman was found dead under mysterious circumstances at a hotel in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district, authorities said Thursday.The dead body of Joginder Singh, 48, ... Read more...

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Army officer cremated with full military honours


August 22nd, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Gurudaspur (Punjab), Aug 22 (IANS) Lieutenant Navdeep Singh, killed in a gun battle with militants in Jammu and Kashmir, was cremated with full military honours here Monday."The last rites were ... Read more...

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Mob beats up two men accused of murder


June 26th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) A man with six criminal cases against him was beaten up, along with an associate, by a mob in west Delhi after he shot at ... Read more...

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Six-time loser turns giant-killer in Bengal poll


May 15th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Biplab Mitra had come to be known as "Haru" (loser) Mitra after losing all the six elections that he contested between 1977 and 2009. But his ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Four held for betting on World Cup matches


March 9th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) A cricket betting racket was busted with the arrest of four people from Rohini area in northwest Delhi, police said Wednesday. They were dealing in ... Read more...

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Four Haryana officials held for cheating


December 16th, 2010 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 15 (IANS) Four inspector-rank officials of the excise and taxation department of Haryana were arrested here Wednesday for their involvement in a cheating case, police said.They indulged in cheating during ... Read more...

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Three students booked for ragging


December 7th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Fatehabad (Haryana), Dec 7 (IANS) Three students of a polytechnic in Haryana have been booked for ragging a junior who consumed poison due to harassment, police said Tuesday. The three accused are ... Read more...

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This wheelchair-bound weightlifter inspires many (Dec 3 is World Disability Day)


December 3rd, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Rahul Vaishnavi New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Polio bound him to a wheelchair and he faced ridicule the first time he visited a gym. But Joginder Singh Saluja fought the odds ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Three arrested for stealing railway passenger’s jewellery


September 17th, 2010 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Three people accused of stealing jewellery from the luggage of a railway passenger have been arrested, police said Thursday. Rakesh, 26 and Joginder Singh, 22 stole 11 diamond ... Read more...

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Anti doping panel to hear cases Sep 22


September 10th, 2010 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Six wrestlers, two swimmers and two athletes, who tested positive for banned drug methylhexanamine, will face the anti-doping disciplinary panel for a hearing Sep 22. Wrestlers -- Arjuna ... Read more...

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1,500 students take part in eye donation awareness camp


September 10th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) At least 1,500 students from 25 schools in Delhi participated in a fortnight-long eye donation awareness camp. Organised by Venu Eye Institute, a New Delhi-based voluntary organisation, the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

B-samples of swimmers, athletes also positive


September 8th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The B-samples of two swimmers and two athletes, who were tested positive for banned substance methylhexanamine, have also returned positive. Swimmers Richa Mishra and Jyotsna Pansari and shot-putter ... Read more...

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Strict action against any athlete found guilty of drug abuse, says Gill


September 7th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 7 (ANI): Union Sports Minister M S Gill on Tuesday said strict action would be taken against any athlete found guilty of drug abuse.Gill also asserted that checking would ... Read more...

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B-samples of six wrestlers also test positive


September 6th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The B-samples of six Indian wrestlers, charged with doping, have also tested positive and they now face the anti-doping disciplinary panel for a hearing. ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Music concert held in Pune to promote CWG as green games


September 5th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Sep 5 (ANI): A music concert was held in Pune on Saturday to generate public interest about the Commonwealth Games as 'green games'.Organised in association with the United Nations Development Programme ... Read more...

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Night curfew clamped in R.S.Pura region of Jammu and Kashmir


August 22nd, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by ANI
R S Pura (Jammu and Kashmir), Aug 22 (ANI): Authorities in border region of Jammu and Kashmir's R S Pura district have imposed night curfew to restrict movements of extremists and curb ... Read more...

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Disabled athletes protest discrimination, mismanagement


August 10th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Braving the heavy rain, hundreds of disabled athletes Tuesday protested outside Sports Minister M.S. Gill's residence here, condemning the rampant mismanagement in disability sports in India. Activists for ... Read more...

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Cop killed in road accident


June 28th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) A Delhi Police head constable was crushed to death by a speeding truck, police said Monday. "Ishwar Singh, 42, posted at Bara Hindu Rao station, was crossing the ... Read more...

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Court gives nod to Delhi low cost housing project


May 7th, 2010 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday gave a green signal to the Delhi government to go ahead with the project under the Rajiv Ratna Awas Yojna housing ... Read more...

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Aaryan Babbar pays obeisance at Golden temple, promotes ‘Virsa’ in Amritsar


May 6th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by ANI
By Sawinder SinghAmritsar, May 6 (ANI): Bollywood actor Aaryan Babbar on Thursday paid obeisance at the holy Golden Temple, as he arrived here for the promotion of his Punjabi film "Virsa"(culture). ... Read more...

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Premiere of ‘Virsa’: An Indo-Pak co-production


May 6th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 6 (ANI): In a first of its kind, several Indian stars attended the premiere of Virsa, a joint Indo-Pakistan Punjabi production that will be screened in Lahore today.The Punjabi movie ... Read more...

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Sikh group leaves for Pakistan to mark Baisakhi with relatives


April 11th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Sawinder SinghAmritsar, April 11 (ANI): A group of Sikhs on Sunday morning left for Pakistan to be with their relatives living in Pakistan ahead of the upcoming Baisakhi, the harvest ... Read more...

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SGPC, Akal Takht condemns beheading of Sikh youths by Taliban in Pakistan


February 22nd, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Feb.22 (ANI): The Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC), the highest decision-making body of Sikhs has severely condemned the beheading of two Sikh youths is Peshawar, Pakistan, and has asked the ... Read more...

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BJP criticizes Centre for its callous attitude on beheading of Sikhs


February 22nd, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has severely condemned the beheading of two Sikh youths in Peshawar and criticized the Centre for its coldhearted attitude for not ... Read more...

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SGPC condemns beheading of Sikh youths by Taliban in Pakistan


February 22nd, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Feb.22 (ANI): The Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC), the highest decision-making body of Sikhs has severely condemned the beheading of two Sikh youths is Peshawar, Pakistan, and has asked the ... Read more...

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Sikh victims’s kin seek strong punishment for Sajjan Kumar


February 17th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Hailing a Delhi court's decision to issue a non-bailable arrest warrant for Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots cases, family members of the victims ... Read more...

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Three Indians killed in Philippines road accident


February 5th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Feb 5 (IANS) Three Indian nationals were killed in a road accident in the northern Philippine province of Isabela, police said Friday. The accident took place Thursday night when a pick up ... Read more...

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Why is Radio Pakistan mute over sale of Gurudwara land in Pakistan?, ask Sikhs


January 6th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
Gurdaspur, Jan.6 (ANI): The confiscation of the land belonging to Sikh Gurudwaras in Pakistan for allotment to the Defence forces to build colonies has caused concern to the Sikh minority. The step ... Read more...

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