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Man commits suicide in Delhi


September 9th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) A 21-year-old labourer, hailing from Uttar Pradesh committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree's branch here, police said Sunday.The incident was reported at around ... Read more...

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‘Town’ of illegal migrants found in Moscow


September 8th, 2012 - 8:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS) Law enforcers in the Russian capital have discovered "a whole town" of makeshift cabins in Moscow, where about 2,000 illegal migrant labourers live, RIA Novosti reported.The ... Read more...

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Man kills wife and three children, then himself


September 6th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Pune, Sep 6 (IANS) Believing that he and his family were victims of black magic, a 30-year-old man here strangled to death his wife and daughter and then set his ... Read more...

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Mother for mercy killing of two kids


September 5th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 5 (IANS) Failing to get financial assistance for the treatment of her two paralytic children, a woman in Rajasthan has written to the state government seeking permission for ... Read more...

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Poverty-stricken woman sells infant to pay debt


September 4th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 4 (IANS) A poverty-stricken woman in Bihar's Samastipur district sold her one-and-half-year-old malnourished son for Rs.19,000 to pay off a debt. The infant was recovered from the woman ... Read more...

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Minor girl dies as barricade falls on her


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) A six-year-old girl died here after a police barricade fell on her, police said Monday.Sabina and her three friends were playing with barricades at Neb ... Read more...

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Ketan Mehta finalises Nawazuddin for ‘Mountain Man’


August 17th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Director Ketan Mehta has chosen Nawazuddin Siddhiqui to act in his upcoming film "Mountain Man", a biopic on a Bihar-based labourer who did the herculean task ... Read more...

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Delhi woman hangs herself over harassment, husband arrested


August 15th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Anguished over alleged harassment, a 32-year-old woman committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan in her residence here, police said Wednesday. Her husband ... Read more...

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Labourer’s body found near Chautala’s Delhi house


August 11th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The decomposed body of a 25-year-old missing labourer was recovered from a drain flowing a few metres away behind the house of Haryana's former chief ... Read more...

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Court awards 10-year jail to man for killing wife


August 8th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday awarded 10 years' rigorous imprisonment to a man who stabbed his wife to death after a disagreement over their marital relations.Holding ... Read more...

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Three killed, four hurt in road accident


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 3 (IANS) Three people were killed and four others seriously injured when a Qualis carrying them hit a road divider early Friday morning near Akbar's tomb Sikandra on ... Read more...

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Man run over by DTC bus


July 28th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) A 22-year-old labourer died Friday after a Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) bus ran over him Friday, police said.The accident occurred in Prahladpur area in west ... Read more...

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Negotiating with Katrina for ‘Noor’: Ketan Mehta


July 26th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Filmmaker Ketan Mehta admits he is in talks with actress Katrina Kaif to play legendary World War II spy Noor Inayat Khan in his ambitious project ... Read more...

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Sanjeev Sivan’s next on couple’s fight for dead son’s semen


July 6th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 6 (IANS) You may have heard people fighting legal battles for property or family rights, but have you ever heard of a couple fighting a case to get ... Read more...

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Child rights panel wants probe details of Gurgaon boy’s death


July 6th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Following the death of a child after falling into a drain in Gurgaon, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights Friday asked the Haryana ... Read more...

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Child falls in Gurgaon drain, dies (Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 5 (IANS) A six-year-old boy died after e fell into an open drain carrying industrial waste in a village in Manesar Thursday evening, police said.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Woman kills minor daughter in Maharashtra


June 28th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur (Maharashtra), June 28 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a woman here Thursday slashed the throat of her four-year-old daughter while she was sleeping, police said.Sheela Bhake, 35, is on ... Read more...

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Man held for killing minor in Delhi


June 24th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) A 19-year-old youth was arrested Saturday for murdering a minor boy whom he kidnapped for Rs.5,000 ransom, police said.Vinod Kumar, a labourer, was arrested ... Read more...

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Maoists step up violence in Chhattisgarh


June 9th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 9 (IANS) In stepped up violence during their ongoing protest week in Chhattisgarh, Maoist guerrillas have killed a labourer, triggered a powerful blast on a highway and threatened ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Rajasthan building collapses


June 5th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 5 (IANS) Seven persons, including two woman, were killed and over two dozen others critically injured in two incidents of building collapse in Rajasthan, police said Tuesday.Two woman, ... Read more...

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Father in police custody for raping teenage daughter


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) A 42-year-old labourer was Sunday remanded to police custody here till June 7 for allegedly raping his teenage daughter, police said.The accused, Satyajeet Chowdhary, allegedly raped ... Read more...

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Heat wave leaves poor and rich with little options


June 3rd, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) For Pushpa Rani, 38, a labourer who works a 16-hour day, seven days a week, the blistering heat that keeps most Delhi citizens indoors is ... Read more...

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Hundreds homeless as shacks gutted in Delhi (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Hundreds were left homeless after scores of shacks caught fire here Friday, police said. But the fire brigade said only shops, warehouses and residential buildings ... Read more...

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Drunk father stabs son to death


May 24th, 2012 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 24 (IANS) In a shocking incident late Wednesday, a 40-year-old man knifed his 20-year-old son for asking him not to be abusive.Police said the incident took place at ... Read more...

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Three held for kidnapping boy for ransom


May 23rd, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Three men were arrested for kidnapping a five-year-old child from central Delhi for a ransom of Rs.5 lakh, said police Tuesday. The victim was rescued.Mohammad ... Read more...

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27/30: Bihar’s Super 30 shines again in IIT-JEE results


May 18th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 18 (IANS) In another big score, 27 of the 30 students from Bihar's Super 30, a free coaching centre for underprivileged students, have cracked the highly competitive Indian ... Read more...

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Four labourers buried under mound of earth in Haryana


May 17th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 17 (IANS) Four labourers were killed and another one was seriously injured while they were working on a project under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi prisoners embroider a new life in Jammu jail (Feature)


May 10th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 10 (IANS) They crossed over to India illegally to find a livelihood, but landed in jail here. Now many Bangladeshi infiltrators are being provided training in Kashmiri embroidery ... Read more...

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1 killed in Adani power plant accident in Maharashtra


May 7th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Gondia (Maharashtra), May 7 (IANS) At least one person was killed and another injured in an accident at the Adani Power Plant in Gondia, police said here Monday.An official of ... Read more...

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Through mountain of snow, they open road to Lahaul (Feature with image)


April 27th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, April 27 (IANS) In a rigorous four-month effort, they chipped away a mountain of snow to once again link this Himachal Pradesh tourist resort with the picturesque ... Read more...

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Shanghai faces labour crisis


April 26th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 26 (IANS) China's Shanghai city is facing a shortfall of migrant labour. The city's human resource watchdog says it is happening mainly due to the rising cost of ... Read more...

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Man held for making extortion call


April 19th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) A 22-year-old man was arrested for demanding extortion of Rs.2 crore from his employer, police said Wednesday.Police arrested Azruddin when he came to collect 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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Protesting workers injure six cops


April 10th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 10 (IANS) A dozen vehicles, including government buses, were damaged and at least six policemen were injured Tuesday when workers of a factory here clashed with them while ... Read more...

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Storm kills three, damages many houses in Tripura


April 8th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 8 (IANS) At least three people, including a child and a government school teacher, were killed and two injured as a cyclonic storm accompanied by rains lashing several ... Read more...

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