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Whistleblowers with a difference - on ‘clean Shimla’ mission (Letter from Shimla)


August 14th, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 14 (IANS) Their mission is to clean and they too are whistleblowers - literally. Shimla's new cleanliness wardens have been given the job of blowing the whistle on ... Read more...

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Trade union strike evokes mixed response in Andhra


February 28th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 28 (IANS) The day-long nation-wide shutdown called by trade unions Tuesday evoked a mixed response in Andhra Pradesh, hitting the banking, insurance and postal sectors and partially affecting ... Read more...

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Cash, jewellery worth Rs.11.61 crore seized from Ponty Chadha


February 16th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has seized cash, jewellery and fixed deposits worth Rs.11.61 crore in raids on the properties of liquor baron ... Read more...

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Agra rocked by spate of looting, shooting, killing


February 13th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 13 (IANS) As security forces are engaged with the election process, tightening checks at borders, looking for concealed wealth, and preventing transport of illicit cash or liquor bottles ... Read more...

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Rs 33.66 crore, 697,000 liquor bottles seized


January 29th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 29 (IANS) With Punjab set to vote Monday, the Election Commission said Sunday Rs.33.66 crore of unaccounted cash and 697,000 bottles of country liquor have been seized in ... Read more...

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Rs.29 crore in unaccounted cash seized in Punjab


January 23rd, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 23 (IANS) Unaccounted cash amounting to nearly Rs.29 crore has been recovered by various agencies in behalf of the Election Commission (EC) in the past few days in ... Read more...

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Speeding Mercedes kills man, driver held


January 9th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The ineberated son of a realty dealer crashed his car into an autorickshaw here early Sunday, killing the driver, police said. The car driver was ... Read more...

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Himachal bureaucrat’s son found dead in Chandigarh


November 23rd, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 22 (IANS) Chandigarh Police have launched an inquest into the mysterious death of the son of an Indian Administrative Service officer from Himachal Pradesh. Abhishek Kapoor, son of ... Read more...

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Four arrested in murder cases


May 6th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Four people, including two youths who had bludgeoned their friend to death, were arrested in separate murder cases here, police said Thursday.In the first case, ... Read more...

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Ex-serviceman held for selling defence liquor


April 24th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) A retired Indian Air Force sergeant, who sold liquor meant for defence personnel in the open market, has been arrested, police said Saturday."Sanjay Kumar Ahuja, ... Read more...

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Liquor costlier in Himachal Pradesh


March 10th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 10 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Thursday approved the new excise policy for 2011-12. The policy aims at raising excise revenue, checking liquor smuggling, banning the use of ... Read more...

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Punjab on a ‘high’, to guzzle over 350 mn liquor bottles


February 27th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Feb 27 (IANS) This is one "high" that is going to hit Punjab hard but will leave the state government cash rich.The Punjab government has announced a 10 percent ... Read more...

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Illicit liquor manufacturing unit unearthed, six held


February 5th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) The Delhi Police Crime Branch has unearthed a manufacturing unit making illicit premium scotch whisky, a printing press where fake stickers and labels of various premium brands ... Read more...

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Newly recruited servent drugs employer, decamps with jewellery


January 29th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) A newly-recruited servant allegedly drugged his employer and his wife in west Delhi and decamped with jewellery. The police are yet to reveal the exact amount of ... Read more...

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Three found dead in mysterious circumstances


January 19th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) In three separate cases Wednesday morning, three people were found dead in the capital under mysterious circumstances, police said. In the first incident, the body of a ... Read more...

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Unidentified bodies to be treated decently in Agra


January 14th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 14 (IANS) The Agra police have announced measures to ensure that unidentified bodies, earlier allegedly thrown into the Yamuna river, are not callously disposed of without any records.Deputy Inspector General ... Read more...

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Remnants of boozy village discovered beneath downtown San Francisco


January 7th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
San Francisco, Jan 7 (ANI): Archeologists have discovered dozens of relics from the 1800s underneath a parking lot in downtown San Francisco.They have found dozens of vestiges-dolls, a piece of a tent, ... Read more...

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Six youth killed in Uttar Pradesh accident


December 1st, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 1 (IANS) Six youth returning from a marriage function were killed when their speeding car rammed into a gas tanker in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district early Wednesday, police said.The Indica ... Read more...

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It’s raining liquor scams in Pak!


November 1st, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 1(ANI): Another case of liquor pilfering has come to light in Pakistan, as thousands of liquor bottles were smuggled into the country in collaboration with various government departments.According to the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

10,000 kids keep guard against littering in Himalayas


October 29th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Oct 29 (IANS) They may be young, but don't get caught littering in front of them. Over 10,000 schoolchildren are virtually on the prowl in the hills of Himachal ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Cops make hay in Pak’s biggest-ever ’scotch-for-hooch liquor scam’


October 4th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 4(ANI): The biggest-ever 'liquor scam' in Pakistan's history has taken a new turn following the disclosure that the actual number of bottles seized in the raid may have been over ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

The ‘garbage girl’ gets ‘Green Hero’ award


June 23rd, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 23 (IANS) The 'garbage girl' of the mountains will get a 'green' award at an environment film festival to be held in the Himachal Pradesh state capital next month, an ... Read more...

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Car falls into ditch, four die


May 17th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 17 (IANS) Four people were killed when their vehicle skidded into a ditch along an under-construction road in Gurgaon on the outskirts of the national capital, police said Monday. ... Read more...

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The ‘garbage girl’ of the mountains


May 16th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Dharamsala, May 16 (IANS) Every morning, along with a handful of volunteers, including some foreigners, British national Jodie Underhill sets out to collect non-biodegradable waste dumped carelessly in the mountains ... Read more...

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Senior home ministry official booked for fraud


April 28th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) A senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer and some excise officials have been booked for causing a loss of Rs.340 crore to the exchequer in connivance with ... Read more...

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Label drinking units on alcohol bottles: Liquor company


March 25th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Liquor bottles should have a label on the exact alcohol content so that the person who drinks it is aware of the amount he consumes, a London ... Read more...

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Himachal to do away with plastic liquor bottles


March 7th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 7 (IANS) In a step towards making Himachal Pradesh plastic-free, the state government has decided to do away with plastic liquor bottles from April 1 and promote glass ones, an ... Read more...

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Women activists organise anti-liquor rally in Patna


September 9th, 2009 - 8:54 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Sep 9(ANI): Women activists under the banner of Durga Dusta organised a protest march in Patna on Wednesday, demanding a ban on the sale of liquor in the state.The activists ... Read more...

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30,000 rampaging farmers hold Chandigarh to ransom (Second Lead)


September 8th, 2009 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 8 (IANS) A "peaceful" agitation by 30,000 farmers from Punjab Tuesday held Chandigarh to ransom during the peak evening rush hour - leading to large-scale violence that left scores injured, ... Read more...

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Illegal liquor factory busted in Tamil Nadu


July 23rd, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Kadampadi (TN), July 23 (ANI): Tamil Nadu police busted a factory making illicit liquor in Kadampadi village on Wednesday.The police seized spurious liquor worth 25 lakh rupees and arrested four persons ... Read more...

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Two held for making hooch


May 12th, 2009 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Two men have been arrested for manufacturing the spurious liquor that caused death of over 30 people in the capital during the last two months, police said ... Read more...

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Over 3,500 liquor bottles seized in Chandigarh


April 22nd, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 22 (IANS) Over 3,500 bottles of Indian made foreign liquor (IMFL) were seized here Wednesday, while they were being smuggled into Punjab, police said. "It was during our regular search drive ... Read more...

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Now, chicken packets to woo voters in Andhra Pradesh


April 15th, 2009 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 15 (IANS) With the poll panel and police in Andhra Pradesh making things difficult for political parties to distribute cash and liquor, candidates are coming out with novel methods - ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Parties, beware of free lunches for journos (Political Prattle)


March 28th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Journalists are often treated to lavish lunches by politicians. But with general elections around the corner, can such meals amount to violation of the code of ... Read more...

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Forty foreigners among 100 held while partying near Bangalore


March 8th, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 8 (IANS) Forty foreigners, four of them women, were arrested along with their 60 Indian friends early Sunday near Bangalore while they were partying at a farmhouse, where liquor was ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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