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Fond memories abound as Zero Bridge dismantled

April 4th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 4 (IANS) History flowed down the Jhelum River in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital WEdnesday as the authorities started dismantling the six-decade-old Zero Bridge - said to ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh conducting intelligence operations against Maoists

January 5th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 5 (IANS) Chhattisgarh is now focusing on intelligence-based operations against Maoists in their forested strongholds, state Director General of Police (DGP) Anil Navaney said Thursday."Chhattisgarh is very cautious ... Read more...

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Essar GM gets bail in Maoists ‘payment’ case

January 5th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 4 (IANS) A court in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district Wednesday granted bail to an Essar general manager who was arrested in September last year on charges of paying 'protection ... Read more...

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Essar channelised money to Maoists: Chhattisgarh

December 16th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 16 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government admitted Friday that Essar Group had handed over Rs.15 lakh to a local contractor in the state to pass on to Maoist ... Read more...

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Missing nurse case: Husband accused of involvement in disappearance

December 15th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Dec 15 (IANS) Amarchand, the husband of missing nurse Bhanwari Devi, has been accused of being part of the conspiracy behind the disappearance of his wife since Sep 1, ... Read more...

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Kashmiris prepare for Eid with prayers, shopping

August 29th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 29 (IANS) Ahead of the Muslim holy festival of Eid-ul-Fitr, markets in Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar are crowded with shoppers as locals engage in hectic buying ... Read more...

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Social audit highlights flaws in Uttar Pradesh power scheme

June 23rd, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) After bringing a ray of hope to the power-starved locals, a central government-backed rural electrification scheme in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district failed miserably due to ... Read more...

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Sweating in snow for boys from Batalkoote

April 7th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Batalkoote, April 7 (IANS) Ghulam Mohammad was late for school by over 15 days. When schools reopened in the first week of March in this remote mountainous area in Poonch ... Read more...

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Bangladesh steps up food quality monitoring for World Cup

March 23rd, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 23 (IANS) Authorities here have enforced stricter quality norms for food supply to personnel on World Cup duty after around 90 securitymen fell ill and had to be ... Read more...

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Air force engineer in CBI net for bribe

March 11th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 11 (IANS) An Indian Air Force (IAF) engineer was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district for accepting Rs.40,000 as bribe ... Read more...

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One more arrest in Gyaneshwari train sabotage

January 5th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 4 (IANS) Sunil Mahato, one of those charge-sheeted in the May 28 Gyaneshwari Express sabotage, was arrested from Manikpara village in West Midnapore district Tuesday.Even though the Central Bureau of ... Read more...

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Maoists set fire to road construction vehicles in Chhattisgarh

May 26th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Kanker (Chhattisgarh), May 26 (ANI): A frustrated Maoist group targeted a road construction project near Barabsapur village in Chhattisgarh's Kanker District late on Tuesday evening.Several trucks and earthmoving machinery were set o ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh legislator surrenders in murder case

April 20th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 20 (IANS) An independent legislator, who was wanted by police in connection with the murder of a contractor, surrendered Tuesday before an Uttar Pradesh court, police said. Yashpal Rawat, who represents ... Read more...

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Jammu-Srinagar highway remains closed for fourth day

February 9th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 9 (IANS) The Jammu-Srinagar national highway remained closed for traffic for the fourth day Tuesday, following landslides. Senior Superintendent of Traffic (National Highway) Alok Kumar said: "The highway was closed following ... Read more...

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Maoists kill two civilians in Chhattisgarh

August 9th, 2009 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 8 (IANS) Maoist rebels killed two civilians in Chhattisgarh late Saturday, police said. The incident took place in Manpur area of western Rajnandgaon district, some 175 km from state ... Read more...

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Suspected poisoning kills thousands of fish in Tamil Nadu lake

January 18th, 2009 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Krishnagiri (Tamil Nadu), Jan 18 (IANS) Thousands of fish and water snakes have been found dead, floating in a lake near here, forcing the district administration to launch an investigation into a ... Read more...

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Haryana Police file case after threat to Maharashtrian family

November 8th, 2008 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Karnal (Haryana), Nov 8 (IANS) Police Saturday registered a case of trespassing and intimidation in this town after a Maharashtrian family alleged that two armed men had barged into their house here ... Read more...

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MP wants taxes lifted on those who carry pilgrims

March 19th, 2008 - 6:20 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) A Congress MP from Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday made an emotional plea to the government to withdraw the taxes imposed on the labourers who carry pilgrims to ... Read more...

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