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Girl gangraped in Patna boys’ hostel


September 12th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 12 (IANS) A 20-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped in a boys' hostel in the Bihar capital, police said Wednesday.The girl was gangraped by three youths in a boys' ... Read more...

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Kolkata civic body on overdrive to contain dengue


September 6th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) After West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee called for cleaning up the city due to a dengue outbreak, Kolkata Municipal Corporation has intensified vigil to ... Read more...

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Man kills wife and three children, then himself


September 6th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Pune, Sep 6 (IANS) Believing that he and his family were victims of black magic, a 30-year-old man here strangled to death his wife and daughter and then set his ... Read more...

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Muslim cleric held in Pakistan blasphemy case


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 2 (IANS) A Muslim cleric has been arrested in Pakistan for allegedly putting some pages of the Quran among burnt papers to strengthen a case of blasphemy against ... Read more...

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Naroda Patiya massacre: Ex-minister Kodnani, 31 convicted (Second Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 29 (IANS) Ten years after a mob hacked and burnt to death 97 Muslims in Naroda Patiya locality here during riots, a Gujarat special court Wednesday convicted ... Read more...

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Bajrangi said he felt like Rana Pratap after Naroda killings


August 29th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 29 (IANS) Babu Bajrangi, the Bajrang Dal leader convicted by a Gujarat court Wednesday in the massacre of 97 Muslims in the Naroda Patiya case, had been ... Read more...

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Naroda Patiya massacre: Ex-minister among 32 convicted (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 29 (IANS) A special court in Gujarat Wednesday convicted 32 people, including former BJP minister Mayaben Kodnani and Bajrang Dal leader Babu Bajrangi, for the massacre of 97 ... Read more...

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32 convicted in Naroda Patiya massacre


August 29th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 29 (IANS) A special court in Gujarat Wednesday convicted 32 people, including a former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) minister, for the massacre of 97 people in Naroda ... Read more...

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Court denies anticipatory bail to Kanda


August 17th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Delhi High Court Friday dismissed the anticipatory bail plea of Haryana's former minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, accused of abetting the suicide of former flight attendant ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad traders protest police inaction, shut shops


August 11th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad Aug 11 (IANS) Shopkeepers here downed shutters Saturday to protest police cases lodged against them and presented a memorandum to the senior superintendent of police (SSP) to withdraw ... Read more...

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18 injured in Srinagar bridge collapse


August 11th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 11 (IANS) As many as 18 people, including four policemen, were injured as a wooden footbridge over a stream collapsed here Saturday, police said.Police here said a group ... Read more...

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Guerrillas kill retired police officer in Srinagar


August 10th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 10 (IANS) Separatist guerrillas shot dead a retired police officer while he coming out of a mosque here Friday, police said.Militants shot at Abdul Hamid Bhat, a retired ... Read more...

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14 rescued from Mumbai building fire (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Fourteen people were rescued from a building here after a fire engulfed the ninth floor of a commercial complex Thursday, officials said.The trapped ppeople were working ... Read more...

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Five trapped in Mumbai fire


August 9th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) A fire broke out in a commercial complex in Mumbai Thursday and five people remained trapped in the building as fire fighters strove to douse the ... Read more...

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Court approves guidelines for media reporting on kids


August 8th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday gave its go-ahead to guidelines for media coverage on matters related to children, requiring reporters not to reveal identity of ... Read more...

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Rajasthan woman seeks annulment of her child marriage


August 4th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 4 (IANS) A 20-year-old woman in Rajasthan's Barmer district has requested the authorities to annul her marriage which was solemnised when she was only two years old, police ... Read more...

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‘18th Cross’ - not worth the wait (Kannada Movie Review)


August 4th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "18th Cross"; Actors: Deepak, Radhika Pandit, Ramakrishna, Vinayaprasad, Kari Subbu, Jeeva; Director: Shanker; Producer: Rathna Chikkanna; Music: Arjun Janya; Camera: P.L.Ravi and Suresh Babu; Rating: **This was a film started ... Read more...

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Jethmalani to challenge Geelani’s house arrest


August 4th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 4 (IANS) Former union law minister and senior counsel Ram Jethmalani has decided to challenge in the Supreme Court the continued house arrest of separatist leader Syed Ali ... Read more...

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Muslims help in temple construction in Ramadan in Bihar


July 28th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Patna July 28 (IANS) In an example of communal harmony in India, Muslims in the holy month of Ramadan have helped in the construction of a Jain temple in Bhagalpur ... Read more...

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Suspended jailer kills wife, self in Lucknow (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 27 (IANS) A suspended jailer shot dead his wife and then killed himself here Friday, said police.R.K. Kesarwani was under suspension after riots broke out in the prison ... Read more...

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BSP workers protest over statue vandalisation


July 26th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad/Noida, July 26 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) activists blocked traffic movement in Ghaziabad and Noida in protest against the vandalisation of their party leader Mayawati's statue in Lucknow.The ... Read more...

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Two elderly women stabbed to death by robbers in Delhi


July 24th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Two elderly women, residing in two separate houses in the same locality in Delhi, were stabbed to death while resisting robbery attempts, police said Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Protest against mosque desecration in Kashmir


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 23 (IANS) A mosque in a Jammu and Kashmir village was torched, leading to a shutdown in the area Monday and street protests as locals demanded that the ... Read more...

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Bareilly violence kills one, curfew on


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) At least one person was killed and several injured when communal violence broke out in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district late Sunday, police said Monday.Trouble erupted when ... Read more...

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No arrest yet in Woodland manager’s killing


July 23rd, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 22 (IANS) The Ghaziabad police Sunday denied making any arrest in the murder of a shoe and apparel company's top executive, who was shot dead Friday morning in ... Read more...

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No breakthrough in Woodland manager’s murder case


July 21st, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 21 (IANS) The Ghaziabad police Saturday said they are yet to make a breakthrough in the sensational murder of a shoe and apparel company's top executive, who was ... Read more...

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Woodland manager gunned down outside Ghaziabad home


July 20th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 20 (IANS) A senior manager with shoe and apparel company Woodland was killed Friday morning when two gunmen fired over a dozen shots at him outside his home ... Read more...

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Four held for robbery in Delhi


July 18th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Four people have been arrested for robbery at a posh south Delhi locality, police said Wednesday. Among the arrested is the family's domestic help, who ... Read more...

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Jaipur auto driver arrested for rape


July 13th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 13 (IANS) An auto driver was arrested Friday for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl for almost a month after kidnapping her from bus stand in the city, police ... Read more...

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20 killed in Nigerian village attacks


July 8th, 2012 - 2:43 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, July 8 (IANS) At least 20 people have been killed and many others seriously injured in attacks on villagers in Nigeria's Plateau State, said a top government official.A total ... 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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Landslide buries three of family in Assam


June 27th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 27 (IANS) Three members of a family, including two minor girls, were killed in a landslide triggered by incessant rains here early Wednesday, police said.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Ludhiana teacher donates tubewell for Maharashtra’s tribals (Environment Feature) (With Images)


June 27th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, June 27 (IANS) Hundreds of tribals living in the remote forests of Maharashtra's Yavatmal district rejoiced when fresh and cool water started gushing out in full force from a ... Read more...

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Landslide kills one in Guwahati


June 25th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 25 (IANS) One woman was feared dead while another person was seriously injured as incessant rains since Sunday triggered landslides Monday in Assam's main city Guwahati.The accident occurred ... Read more...

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Shrine blaze triggers tension in Srinagar (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) Tension gripped this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Monday following a blaze that gutted the revered Peer Dastageer Sahib shrine, police said.Stone pelting mobs clashed with ... Read more...

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