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Kashmiri migrants protest, want free electricity


September 4th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 4 (IANS) The Kashmiri Pandit (Hindu) migrants living in Jagti Township on the outskirts of Jammu Tuesday launched a protest seeking free electricity supply.The migrants had been supplied ... Read more...

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Karnataka CM assures protection to northeast students (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 16 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar Thursday assured protection to students from the northeast in Bangalore as well as other parts of the state."Our police will offer ... Read more...

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Heavy rains kill nine in Hyderabad


July 21st, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 21 (IANS) Nine people, including two women and three children were killed in incidents of wall collapse in Hyderabad as heavy rains lashed the city since Friday night, ... Read more...

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Mob blocks traffic in Ghaziabad after Ambedkar statue damaged


July 6th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 6 (IANS) An agitated mob Friday blocked traffic in Ghaziabad after a statue of Dalit icon B.R. Ambedkar was found damaged in the Bamheta locality of the ... Read more...

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Haryana residents take to the streets over power woes


July 5th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 4 (IANS) The residents of various towns in Haryana took to the streets Wednesday to protest against erratic and virtually no power supply in the past 24 hours.Protestors ... Read more...

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12,000 Delhi premises conducive for mosquito breeding: Walia


June 22nd, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) A total of 12,000 premises in the capital were found to be conducive for mosquitoes' breeding from February to June this year, said Delhi Health ... Read more...

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Heat wave kills 16 in UP


June 18th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 18 (IANS) The unabated heat wave in Uttar Pradesh has claimed 16 lives since Sunday, officials said.At least 11 people died of extreme heat conditions in the parched ... Read more...

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Cities named ‘Dull’ and ‘Boring’ also set to pair up


June 6th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Boring, June 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A US town named Boring has voted in favor of pairing with the Scottish village of Dull, situated in Perthshire.Boring, situated in the state of Oregon, is ... Read more...

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Dengue kills 56 in Sri Lanka (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 6 (IANS) Dengue fever has killed 56 people in Sri Lanka, the health ministry said Wednesday.Xinhua quoted the ministry as saying that a total of 11,473 dengue cases ... Read more...

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Dengue claims 56 lives in Sri Lanka


June 6th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 6 (IANS) A total of 56 people have died in the first five months out of 11,000 cases of dengue fever in Sri Lanka, the health ministry said ... Read more...

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Sibal asks Delhi police to meet N-E communities quarterly


May 26th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) In a move to solve the problem of northeastern communities in Delhi, the union HRD Ministry has asked the Delhi Police Commissioner or a senior ... Read more...

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Shrinking space for dead in Hyderabad (Feature, With Images)


May 15th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 15 (IANS) "Mar ke bhi chain na paya to kidhar jayenge? (If there is no peace in death, then where will I go?" This Urdu couplet from Ibrahim ... Read more...

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Art of Living to conduct nation-wide meditation camps


May 12th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) With an aim to educate people on how meditation is healthy, and easy to learn and practice, 1,700 centres across India will host a ... Read more...

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500-km human chain for Indian fishermen’s sake


April 28th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 28 (IANS) More than half a million people Saturday formed a 500-km-long human chain running from Kerala to Tamil Nadu to press for the safety and security of ... Read more...

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Sikhs around the world celebrate Sikh Environment Day


March 15th, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (IANS) As many as 1007 Sikh institutions and gurdwaras around the world celebrated March 14, the day nature and animal lover Guru Har Rai became the seventh ... Read more...

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Tata Housing launches GoodLife pan-India retail brand


March 13th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) In a bid to provide mall amenities to suburban localities, real estate developer Tata Housing Tuesday launched its GoodLife pan-India retail brand.The company launched the ... Read more...

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HC slams Delhi government for land acquisition


March 10th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has slammed the Delhi government for failing to respond to a plea by 172 farmers over takeover of their land using ... Read more...

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Bihar to use eunuchs to improve birth registration


March 4th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 4 (IANS) Worried over the lowest ever birth and death registration figures in Bihar, the state government has decided to engage eunuchs and traditional cremation workers called 'doms' ... Read more...

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Bank accounts of doctor who helped track Osama sealed


February 25th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) The bank accounts of the Pakistani doctor who, on the CIA's directions, allegedly helped conduct a fake polio campaign to track down Osama bin Laden have ... Read more...

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No outage claim leaves Pakistani daily bemused


February 22nd, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 22 (IANS) Lies disillusion people, said a Pakistani daily Wednesday as it wondered why a Pakistani minister claimed there will no more power cuts.An editorial in the News ... Read more...

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Kashmir arranges for fish sale for Pandits


February 18th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 18 (IANS) On the occassion of Mahashivratri this year, superior variety of fish, including trout and carp, would be made availaible in the migrant Kashmiri Pandit camps in ... Read more...

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Rahul storms Lucknow


February 16th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 16 (IANS) Congress star campaigner Rahul Gandhi zoomed through different parts of Lucknow in an unusual three-and-a-half-hour roadshow Thursday.In keeping with his own brand of politics, Rahul ... Read more...

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Sikhs urged to celebrate March 14 as Environment Day


January 29th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) Washington-based Sikh organization EcoSikh is appealing to Sikhs around the world to celebrate Mar 14 as a Sikh Environment Day for the second year. Guru Har ... Read more...

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Properties of Madhya Pradesh officials raided


January 17th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 17 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta Tuesday raided the premises of a sub-engineer of the Public Health Engineering Department and an inspector in the labour welfare department and ... Read more...

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73 percent kids in Indore slums are malnourished: Survey


January 4th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 4 (IANS) Around 73 percent children below six years in 10 slum localities in the financial capital of Madhya Pradesh are malnourished, reveals a survey conducted by an ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh shuts down against FDI in retail


December 1st, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 1 (IANS) Life came to a total halt in Chhattisgarh Thursday as vehicles were off the roads, petrol pumps shut down and educational institutions closed to join ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh officer owns Rs.6 crore illegal property


November 26th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 26 (IANS) Searches at the houses of a Chhattisgarh government official and of his bank locker have revealed that he has illegally amassed property to the tune ... Read more...

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Separatists’ strike affects life in Kashmir


November 25th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 25 (IANS) Life in Kashmir Valley was Friday affected by a protest shutdown called by hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani against political detentions.Many shops, businesses and schools ... Read more...

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Cancer awareness rally held in Kolkata


November 7th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 7 (IANS) Over 500 people from various walks of life, including doctors, sports administrators, footballers, cancer patients and members of youth clubs, took part in a five-km procession ... Read more...

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Asia’s tallest church ‘grows taller’ through charity


September 20th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala), Sep 20 (IANS) Shrine Basilica of Our Lady of Dolours near here - billed as the tallest church in Asia at 260 ft - has decided to donate ... Read more...

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Durga idol out of waste material in Bengal


September 9th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) With the countdown having begun for West Bengal's greatest cultural extravaganza Durga Puja, a private radio channel has come up with a unique initiative of making ... Read more...

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Traders down shutters to support Hazare


August 27th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 27 (IANS) Traders in parts of Uttar Pradesh downed their shutters Saturday to support Anna Hazare whose fast for a strong anti-corruption bill has entered the 12th ... Read more...

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Janmashtami celebrations in Lucknow


August 22nd, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 22 (IANS) Colourful decorations, special prayers and cultural programmes at brightly adorned temples in various parts of this Uttar Pradesh state capital Monday marked the Janmashtami celebrations.With priests ... Read more...

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Demonstrations in Lucknow against Hazare’s detention


August 16th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 16 (IANS) People across various age groups and different walks of life held demonstrations in this Uttar Pradesh capital to protest the detention of Gandhian activist Anna Hazare ... Read more...

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Fun, cheer on Raksha Bandhan in Lucknow


August 13th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 13 (IANS) Raksha Bandhan celebrations Saturday spread all over in Uttar Pradesh as the festival was celebrated with traditional pomp and gaiety. Sisters tied the 'bond of love' ... Read more...

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