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Punjab man gets death for burning two sons to death


September 18th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hoshiarpur (Punjab), Sep 18 (IANS) A man from Punjab's Hoshiarpur district, who burnt his two sons - aged four and six years - alive in his house in a fit ... Read more...

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Elderly Britons hitting the bottle on the rise


September 7th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) A new British study has found a growing number of elderly people visiting hospitals due to alcohol-related injuries than young drinkers.Last year's toll of 205,800 over-65s ... Read more...

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Drinks party with underage guests busted in Pune


August 28th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 28 (IANS) A weekend drinks party allegedly going on at a resort of the relative of a Maharashtra politician was busted here last week and over 750 underage ... Read more...

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Roaring sales of Kerala Onam lottery tickets


August 26th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 26 (IANS) The Kerala 'Thiru Onam Bumper lottery', billed as carrying the biggest prize money of over Rs.20 crore in the country, is seeing roaring sales, an official ... Read more...

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Woman uses bra to strangle neighbour


August 21st, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 21 (IANS) A 26-year-old woman in Siberia faces 15 years in prison on charges she killed a 65-year-old neighbour - with her bra, police told RIA Novosti Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Casino revenue could fund Goa’s old age homes: Parrikar


August 8th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 8 (IANS) The casinos of Goa could now fund old age homes, among other social initiatives of the state government, said Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar in the state ... Read more...

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Woman dies after wine drinking bet


July 19th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 19 (IANS) A Chinese woman died of ethanol poisoning after she drank a full bottle of strong rice wine following a 100 yuan ($15) bet with her colleagues, ... Read more...

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Defence estates official found dead in Lucknow


July 18th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 17 (IANS) A defence estates official was found dead under mysterious circumstances here Tuesday, police said.The official, identified as 46-year-old S.S. Grewal was posted here as the joint ... Read more...

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Rajasthan IPS official’s bail rejected


July 16th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 16 (IANS) A court here Monday rejected the bail application of suspended senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer A. Ponnuchami who was arrested for his alleged involvement in ... Read more...

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Man murdered for harassing newly-wed woman


July 14th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A 25-year-old man was kidnapped from here and murdered by the husband and brother of a newly-married woman for harassing her through phone calls and ... Read more...

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Two shot dead in Gurgaon


July 12th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 12 (IANS) Two people were gunned down and another person wounded over a suspected money dispute in Gurgaon Thursday, police said."Amit Kumar alias Bona, 22, and Mahender Singh ... Read more...

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Kerala court drama features divorced star couple


July 6th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 6 (IANS) It was not a scene out of a Malayalam film but real life drama as divorced star couple Manoj K. Jayan and actress Urvasi Friday came ... Read more...

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Woman killed in Bihar for getting drunk


June 21st, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 21 (IANS) A woman was beaten to death for getting drunk by her husband in Bihar's Purnia district, around 300 km from here, police said.Mohram Rishi of Purnia's ... Read more...

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Father kills son in Delhi


June 18th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) In a fit of rage, a 62-year-old man here axed his alcoholic son to death, police said Monday.Naresh Kumar, 25, was killed by his father ... Read more...

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UP Police chief, home secretary to review law and order


June 1st, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 1 (IANS) Rattled by the opposition attack for failing law and order in Uttar Pradesh, Director General of Police (DGP) A.C. Sharma and Principal Home Secretary R.M. Srivastava ... Read more...

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Bihar ruling party legislator accused in liquor trader’s killing


May 27th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 27 (IANS) A day after a liquor trader was killed in Bihar's Gopalganj district, his family named a legislator of the ruling Janata Dal United (JD-U) as the main ... 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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Teenager kills, burns parents in Haryana


May 14th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Sonipat (Haryana), May 13 (IANS) A teenaged boy in Haryana's Sonipat district Sunday killed his parents while they were asleep at home and burnt their bodies, police said.After murdering his ... Read more...

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Four die in Andhra after consuming moonshine


May 11th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 11 (IANS) Four people died Friday after consuming moonshine in Vijayawada town of Andhra Pradesh, police said.According to police, two others are stated to be in critical conditions. ... Read more...

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Court rejects senior Rajasthan police officer’s bail plea


April 27th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 27 (IANS) Rajasthan High Court Friday rejected the bail application of suspended Indian Police Service (IPS) officer A. Ponnuchami who was arrested for his alleged involvement in ... Read more...

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Newly-wed woman commits suicide in Delhi


April 26th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) A 29-year-old woman committed suicide within two weeks of her marriage by hanging herself from a ceiling fan in east Delhi, police said Thursday. Her ... Read more...

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Delhi youth ask for right to not vote


April 15th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) As Delhi voted Sunday for it's trifurcated municipal corporation, a 19-year-old boy here reached the Delhi Election Commission to demand his right for not ... Read more...

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Black market costs Britain $47 bn pounds


April 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) Black marketeers selling cigarettes, liquor and diesel have cost Britain nearly 30 billion pounds (about $47 billion) in lost taxes, it has been revealed.The colossal sum ... Read more...

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Man kills lover’s husband


March 31st, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) A man, along with his accomplice, was arrested Saturday in south Delhi for murdering his lover's husband and carrying his body in a taxi for ... Read more...

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Blast kills three varsity students in Colombia


March 26th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, March 26 (IANS/EFE) Three Colombian university students, including a woman, died Sunday when the explosives they were handling went off at a house in Bogota, officials said.A fourth student ... Read more...

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In Assam, village panchayat bans liquor


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Kinan (Assam), March 23 (IANS) At a time when Assam's excise revenues are shooting up, indicating a huge increase in the sale of liquor all over the state, a gram ... Read more...

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Liquor and cigarettes prices raised on public demand: Dhumal


March 20th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 20 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government's decision to raise the prices of cigarettes and liquor was based on the wishes of the people of the state, Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Land and vehicle taxes up; liquor to cost more in Kerala


March 19th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 19 (IANS) Land and vehicle taxes will go up in Kerala from next month. And so would the prices of cigarettes and liquor, according to the Rs.289.25 crore ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party leader shot dead


March 13th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 13 (IANS) Shammi Kohli, a Samajwadi Party leader here, was shot dead overnight in a bus going to Lucknow by men who escaped into the dark, police said ... Read more...

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Monk jailed after medicinal liquor kills woman


March 9th, 2012 - 5:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 9 (IANS) The abbot of a Buddhist temple in China has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after a woman died from a homemade "medicinal liquor" given ... Read more...

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Prohibitory orders in Lucknow for counting, Holi


March 2nd, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 2 (IANS) Authorities clamped prohibitory orders in the Uttar Pradesh capital Friday ahead of the vote count Tuesday and Holi that follows two days later.The order prohibits gathering ... Read more...

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Girl shot dead by father for ‘honour’


February 29th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 28 (IANS) A 16-year-old girl in Haryana was killed and then hastily cremated Monday night by her father, police said and added they suspect it to be a ... Read more...

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Smuggled liquor seized in Ghaziabad


February 9th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Feb 9 (IANS) A large stock of liquor, intended to be used to woo voters in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh, was seized in Ghaziabad and two people were held, police ... Read more...

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Norwegian tourist found dead in Jaipur


February 9th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Feb 9 (IANS) A 35-year-old Norwegian tourist was found dead under mysterious circumstances in his hotel room here Thursday, police said.Oystain Hodne was staying in a hotel on Sikar ... Read more...

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Hooch kills 19 in Odisha (Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 8 (IANS) At least 19 people died in Odisha and more than a dozen others were battling for life after consuming medicines as a substitute for liquor, officials ... Read more...

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