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Ex-army man guns down Delhi doctor, held (Second Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A cardiologist at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in the national capital was shot dead here early Wednesday by a former army man who claimed to ... Read more...

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Bold, daring acts to rule ‘India’s Got Talent’


September 14th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Be it singing, music, dance, puppetry or illusion, there has never been a limitation to the talent showcased at "India's Got Talent". The fourth season ... Read more...

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Cartoonist sent to judicial custody, government faces flak on issue (Roundup)


September 10th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Barely a day in police custody for questioning after his arrest on sedition charges, cartoonist Aseem Trivedi was Monday sent to judicial custody as ... Read more...

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UP sees violence over Myanmar-Assam events, curfew in Allahabad (Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 17 (IANS) Violent protests were reported Friday from Lucknow, Kanpur and Allahabad cities of Uttar Pradesh where Muslim mobs, protesting the attacks on the community in Assam ... Read more...

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Violent protests in UP against Assam-Myanmar violence


August 17th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 17 (IANS) Violence broke out in the Uttar Pradesh capital city Friday as hundreds of irate Muslims, protesting violence against the community in Assam and Myanmar, took to ... Read more...

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UP plagued by lawlessness: BJP


August 11th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday said Uttar Pradesh was in the grip of a "jungle raj" (lawlessness) and accused the Samajwadi Party government headed ... Read more...

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Two BSF soldiers injured in Pakistani firing


August 7th, 2012 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 7 (IANS) Two Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers were seriously injured in firing from the Pakistani side of the International Border and Line of Control near here Monday ... Read more...

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UP comes to a grinding halt due to power failure


July 31st, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 31 (IANS) Life came to a standstill in Uttar Pradesh Tuesday as the Northen Grid tripped again around 1:30 p.m.,leading to a power blackout in most towns and ... Read more...

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Netaji’s family condoles Sehgal’s demise


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) The Family of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Monday condoled the death of freedom fighter and the revolutionary leader's close associate Lakshmi Sehgal, describing it as a ... Read more...

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Lakshmi Sehgal was courageous, compassionate: CPI-M


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
N0ew Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The CPI-M Monday described freedom fighter Lashmi Sehgal, an associate of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose who joined the party some four decades ago, as a ... Read more...

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Lakshmi Sehgal’s health deteriorates


July 21st, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Kanpur, July 21 (IANS) The health of Lakshmi Sehgal, a close associate of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, deteriorated Saturday, doctors here said."We have put her on ventilator support to boost ... Read more...

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Cattle perish in arson attack on shacks in UP


July 14th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, July 14 (IANS) A large number of cattle perished while some people sustained injuries after their shacks on a disputed land near this Uttar Pradesh city were set on ... Read more...

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Men in khaki leave UP government red-faced


July 14th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 14 (IANS) Voted to power on promises of bringing Uttar Pradesh's crime graph under control, the Akhilesh Yadav's Samajwadi Party (SP) government now has a new headache ... Read more...

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Goods train derailed in Bihar, disrupts traffic (Lead, Changing dateline)


July 13th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Patna/Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) A goods train was derailed in Bihar's Kaimur district early Friday, disrupting services in the busy Gaya-Mughalsarai section of the East Central Railway. Many trains ... Read more...

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IITs agree to a compromise, but retain hold on test (Second Lead, correcting spelling)


June 28th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Ending the impasse over the entrance to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT), the IIT Council Wednesday struck a compromise with the human resource ... Read more...

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IITs agree to a compromise, but retain hold on test (Lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Ending the impasse over the entrance to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT), the IIT Council Wednesday struck a compromise with the human resource ... Read more...

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IITs retain hold on JEE examination


June 27th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The human resource development ministry and IIT Council Wednesday arrived at a consensus over the entrance exam pattern for admission to the prestigious engineering institutes ... Read more...

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IIT Delhi also rejects CET, to have own exam


June 21st, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi (IIT-Delhi) too Thursday rejected the government's proposal of a single entrance test and instead decided to conduct a separate test."We ... Read more...

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Dimple collects victory certificate, thanks voters


June 12th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 12 (IANS) Dimple Yadav, wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, Tuesday collected her electoral victory certificate from Kannauj District Magistrate Selva Kumari J.Accompanied by her ... Read more...

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Akhilesh lays foundation of 1,980 MW power plant


June 12th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 11 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday laid the foundation stone of 1,980 MW capacity thermal power plant in the state's Kanpur district.The project, at Ghatampur ... Read more...

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Sibal rules out rollback of common IIT test


June 12th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 11 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Monday virtually ruled out going back on the controversial proposal for a nationwide common entrance test for Indian Institutes of ... Read more...

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CBI raids former UP health minister


June 2nd, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 2 (IANS) The CBI Saturday raided the residences and other premises of former Uttar Pradesh health minister Anant Mishra in connection with a corruption case, officials said.The ... Read more...

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Akhilesh Yadav’s wife to contest Kannauj by-election (Lead)


May 26th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 26 (IANS) Dimple Yadav, wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, will contest the June 24 Lok Sabha by-election from Kannauj constituency, the Samajwadi Party announced Saturday. ... Read more...

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UP sweats as mercury soars past 40 degrees


May 14th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 14 (IANS) A sudden and steep rise in day temperatures has sent people of Uttar Pradesh scurrying for cover. With the mercury soaring past 40 degree Celsius, the ... Read more...

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Mountain Dew Xtreme Tour arrives in Noida


May 4th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, May 4 (IANS) The Mountain Dew Xtreme Tour has arrived here after finishing its first outing in Bangalore.The popular international successful extreme sport extravaganza features the world's biggest ... Read more...

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UP moves to make varsities tobacco-free


April 25th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 25 (IANS) Weeks after banning junk food in all schools in the state, the Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday stepped up its 'mission' to make all degree colleges and ... Read more...

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UP legislators to have 3G connectivity


April 24th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 24 (IANS) Legislators of both houses in the Uttar Pradesh assembly will soon be armed with the latest gadgets and web-friendly mobile phones having 3G connectivity, thanks to ... Read more...

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Six more killed in cracker shop blast in Uttar Pradesh


April 24th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 24 (IANS) Barely 24 hours after five people were killed in two explosions of stockpiled crackers at two places in Uttar Pradesh, six more people were killed Tuesday ... Read more...

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US opens ‘American Corner’ in Uttar Pradesh


April 24th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 24 (IANS) With an aim to promote American studies in India and strengthen India-US relations, an American Corner and American Studies Curriculum were inaugurated at a college here.The ... Read more...

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Three die while cleaning sewer in Kanpur


April 13th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Kanpur, April 12 (IANS) Three labourers cleaning a sewer were killed here Thursday as poisonous gas leaked during the cleaning operation.The tragedy took place at Fazalganj in the city when ... Read more...

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Ranchi, Dharmasala to host ODIs against England


April 2nd, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's hometown Ranchi and the popular hill station of Dharmasala will be hosting ODIs for their first time during the series against ... Read more...

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An Indian who longs for India (IANS Book Review)


March 28th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Book: "The Reverse Journey"; Author: Vivek Kumar Singh; Publisher: Frog Books, Mumbai;Pages: 122; Price: Rs.95 A beautiful tale, told straight from the heart. This description could well summarise this slim work ... Read more...

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Now, SP worker beats auto driver to death in Kanpur


March 20th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, March 20 (IANS) Trouble for the newly-formed government in Uttar Pradesh is showing no signs of abating. After gunfire in Aurayia by a Samajwadi Party (SP) worker killed a ... Read more...

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One arrested in Kanpur for Shehla murder


March 19th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, March 19 (IANS) Another man has been arrested in Uttar Pradesh for the murder of RTI activist Shehla Masood in Bhopal.The Special Task Force (STF) swooped on Tabish after ... Read more...

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Divorce after defeat


March 10th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 10 (IANS) The ups and downs of politics have derailed a love story. Gazala Begum of Kanpur and Choudhary Basheer of Agra fell in love and married ... Read more...

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