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Punjab get injured African student airlifted


August 5th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 5 (IANS) The Punjab government said Sunday it will bear the expenses of airlifting an injured Burundian student to Delhi for his onward journey home. The young man ... Read more...

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Main accused in African student’s assault held in Punjab


July 10th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, July 9 (IANS) The main accused in the assault on African student Yannick Nihangaza here in April, Amandeep Singh, has been arrested, police said Monday.Amandeep is the fourth accused ... Read more...

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India assures Burundi of help for African youth in coma (Second Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Patiala, July 6 (IANS) India Friday assured Burundi's ambassador of all possible assistance for a 23-year-old student from the east African country lying in coma after being beaten up ... Read more...

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African in coma: Badal tells police to spare no one (Lead, Changing dateline)


July 6th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 6 (IANS) Reacting to the news of a young African man lying in coma after being beaten up in Jalandhar in April, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh ... Read more...

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African youth in coma since April, father seeks Badal’s help


July 6th, 2012 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Patiala (Punjab), July 6 (IANS) Battered to near death by some local youths, a 23-year-old student from the east African country of Burundi has been lying in coma in a ... Read more...

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Fire in liquor shop near Sahara Mall in Gurgaon


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 2 (IANS) A fire broke out Monday in a liquor shop near Sahara Mall here on the busy Mehrauli-Gurgaon (MG) road. No one was injured in the blaze, ... Read more...

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Spurious liquor kills four in Bihar


April 20th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 20 (IANS) Four members of a wedding band have died and two are in the hospital after they consumed spurious liquor in Bihar's Arwal district, police said Friday.The ... Read more...

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More cases registered in Andhra liquor scam


April 17th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 17 (IANS) The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in Andhra Pradesh has registered six more cases relating to the fraud committed in auction of liquor shops in six districts.The ACB, ... Read more...

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Court asks Andhra to reconsider probe official’s transfer


April 16th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 16 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Monday suggested that the state government reconsider the transfer of an official of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), who was heading the ... 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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Geelani slams Farooq for stance on liquor shops


December 7th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 7 (IANS) Hardline senior separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani Wednesday sought a 'fatwa' against union minister and ruling National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah for advocating reopening ... Read more...

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4 injured in Karachi grenade attack


November 26th, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 26 (IANS) At least four people were injured when unknown miscreants attacked a shop with handgrenade and guns in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi Saturday night, reported ... Read more...

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Boy prefers Hindu guardian to Muslim mother


August 12th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 12 (IANS) "I do not wish to go back to my mother," 12-year-old Akbar says, looking up with love at his foster father Aiku Lal who has brought ... Read more...

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Maharashtra raises age bar for drinking alcohol (Lead)


June 1st, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) In an attempt to discourage youngsters from consuming alcohol, the Maharashtra government Wednesday hiked the minimum age for drinking beer from 18 to 21 and hard ... Read more...

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BJP demands liquor ban in two Vidarbha districts


February 15th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur (Maharashtra), Feb 15 (IANS) The state Bharatiya Janata Party has demanded prohibition in Chandrapur and Yavatmal districts of Vidarbha in eastern Maharashtra as free availability of alcohol in these areas ... Read more...

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Woman killed in clash during police raid


February 5th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hingoli (Maharashtra), Feb 5 (IANS) A woman was killed in a clash with the police who raided her illegal liquor shop in this Maharashtra district. Four policemen who conducted the raid have ... Read more...

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Man arrested for robbing, killing friend


January 17th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Delhi Police arrested a 25-year-old labourer for allegedly killing his friend and robbing him. A second suspect involved in the killing is on the run, police said ... Read more...

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Five cops hurt in protests against man’s death


December 22nd, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 22 (IANS) Five policemen were injured when a mob in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district Wednesday turned violent while protesting a man's death, officials said.The body of Sitaram, a resident of ... Read more...

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Cops involved in barbaric acts threat to society: apex court


October 25th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday said some policemen in India still lived with a colonial mindset and perpetrated barbaric acts which were an anathema to a democratic society.The ... Read more...

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Hold talks with liquor shop employees, urges Jayalalithaa


August 9th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 9 (IANS) AIADMK chief J. Jayalalithaa Monday expressed her support to the contract employees of Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation (Tasmac) manning the liquor retail shops and urged the Karunanidhi ... Read more...

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Youth dies as shop catches fire


April 13th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, April 13 (IANS) A 23-year-old salesman was burnt to death after a fire broke out in a liquor shop in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district, police said Tuesday. The incident took place ... Read more...

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First liquor shop opens in Delhi mall


April 9th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Delhi government opened the first retail liquor shop in a shopping mall in south Delhi. The shop called 'High Times' in DLF Mall in Saket, was opened ... Read more...

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Hooch toll rises to 44, six suppliers arrested (with Image)


March 5th, 2010 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, March 5 (IANS) The spurious liquor toll in pre- and post-Holi celebrations in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad and Bulandshahr districts rose to 44 Friday. Six men have been arrested for the deaths ... Read more...

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Moonshine kills six in Uttar Pradesh


March 3rd, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 3 (IANS) Six people died and six fell ill Wednesday after drinking illicit liquor in an Uttar Pradesh village, police said. The incident occurred in Meerpur village of Bulandshahr district, about ... Read more...

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Four policemen sacked for deaths, woman’s beating


February 18th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 18 (IANS) In a rare move, the Uttar Pradesh government Thursday ordered the dismissal of four policemen including two inspectors for their role in two custodial deaths in Allahabad and ... Read more...

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Andhra hooch tragedy toll rises to 14


January 27th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 27 (IANS) The death toll in the hooch tragedy in East Godavari district of coastal Andhra Pradesh rose to 14 Wednesday. A police officer said three more people, who drank moonshine ... Read more...

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Moonshine kills 11 in Andhra


January 26th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Eleven people died after drinking moonshine in East Godavari district of coastal Andhra Pradesh Monday and Tuesday, police said. While seven people died Monday, four succumbed Tuesday. Four were ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up two mobile towers in Orissa


January 21st, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 21 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas blew up two mobile towers Thursday at Kudugullagumma in Orissa's Malkangiri district, police said. Over 30 armed Maoists blew up two mobile towers at about 1 a.m. ... Read more...

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Insurance firm manager found dead in Ghaziabad


January 14th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Jan 14 (IANS) The body of an insurance company manager was found lying in a drain in Ghaziabad Thursday, police said. Deepak Teotia, 30, a manager with HDFC Standard Life, was found ... Read more...

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Himachal prescribes death for causing liquor deaths


December 16th, 2009 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 16 (IANS) To deter smuggling of alcohol and to make a stricter liquor policy, the state assembly Wednesday passed the Himachal Pradesh Excise Bill, 2009, providing for stiff fines as ... Read more...

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Ron Artest Confesses Tryst With Hennessy… And Much More


December 3rd, 2009 - 6:59 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec. 03, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Forward Ron Artest, of the Los Angeles Lakers confessed in an interview that he used to be an alcoholic when he was a member of the ... Read more...

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Two Maoists arrested in Orissa


October 21st, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 21 (IANS) Two Maoist guerrillas were Wednesday arrested in Orissa's Rayagada district, police said. Narasimha Mambalik alias Shyam and Suresh Mambalik alias Subhas were arrested from Gudari village in Rayagada, about ... Read more...

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Four men arrested for rape in Delhi


October 7th, 2009 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Four youngsters have been arrested here for raping a 20-year-old computer teacher in west Delhi, police said Wednesday. Niranjan, 20, Dilip, 23, Rama, 20, and his brother ... Read more...

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Four nomads lynched in Bihar


August 7th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 7 (IANS) Four members of a nomadic tribe were lynched Thursday evening in Bihar's Kaimur district on the suspicion that they were involved in a theft in the area, police ... Read more...

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‘Ahata’ to taverns: Chandigarh takes to modern drinking


June 29th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, June 29 (IANS) Till about two years back, the word 'Ahata' on a signboard did not get even a second look from most people in Chandigarh -- whether drinkers ... Read more...

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