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Three policemen run over by truck in Ghaziabad


September 21st, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) Three policemen were killed in Ghaziabad when a truck ran over a group of seven police personnel who were on night duty, police said Friday.The accident ... Read more...

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Two Ghaziabad policemen in serious condition


September 19th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 19 (IANS) Two policemen viciously attacked by a frenzied mob after the desecration of the Koran remain in serious condition, police sources said Wednesday.Head constable Roop Chand and ... Read more...

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Bappi Lahiri to judge DJ hunt


September 19th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Bollywood composer Bappi Lahiri will be judging the second season of a disc-jockey (DJ) hunt "MirchiMix" by a radio station, and says he is looking ... Read more...

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Indian music driven by films, says Palash Sen


September 18th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Singer Palash Sen feels the essence of music in India is fading with an increased focus on film songs. Once the focus changes, all will ... Read more...

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Traders to beseech Lord Ganesha against FDI in retail


September 18th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 18 (IANS) Even as political parties oppose the UPA government's decision to allow 51 percent foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail, a group of traders here ... Read more...

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Patel-Uniexcel buy Hockey India League Ranchi franchise


September 14th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) Friday announced that the Ranchi franchise of its upcoming league has been bought by the Patel-Uniexcel Group.Sahara India and Jaypee Group had ... Read more...

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Angry farmers take on police at Expressway


September 13th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 13 (IANS) If you are taking the Yamuna Expressway in the hope of reaching Agra in 90 minutes from Delhi, be prepared to take the U-turn and find ... Read more...

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BJP youth wing to lodge police complaints against PM


September 13th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) youth wing has decided to file complaints against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, for his alleged involvement in irregularities in ... Read more...

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‘Kidnapped’ man challenges Dimple Yadav’s election to Lok Sabha


September 12th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) The election of Dimple Yadav, wife of Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, to the Lok Sabha from Kannauj has been challenged in the Allahabad High ... Read more...

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UPCC chief wants utility before loyalty from cadres


September 11th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 11 (IANS) The new president of the Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee (UPCC) Nirmal Khatri Tuesday told party workers and leaders that loyalty to the party was no longer ... Read more...

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Sharad Yadav better than Modi as PM: Govindacharya


September 11th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 11 (IANS) Former thinktank of the BJP and Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) idealogue K.N. Govindacharya Tuesday said NDA convenor Sharad Yadav was better than Narendra Modi for ... Read more...

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Water riot in UP village leaves one dead, several injured


September 11th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 11 (IANS) A spat over filling water from a community tap turned ugly and left one person dead and four others injured Tuesday when a man opened fire ... Read more...

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Police post set afire in Ghaziabad (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 10 (IANS) Three policemen, including a station in-charge, were injured in Ghaziabad Monday when angry college students attacked a police station and burnt it down.According to state home ... Read more...

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Mulayam sacks close Akhilesh aide in UP


September 10th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 10 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Monday sacked Sanjay Lathar, president of the party's youth wing Samajwadi Yuvjan Sabha (SYS), saying that the latter was ... Read more...

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Villagers clash with police in Noida


September 10th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 10 (IANS) Angry villagers in Haibatpur in Noida extension Monday fought a pitched battle with the police and Noida Development Authority workers when an anti-encroachment squad tried to ... Read more...

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Students beat up policemen in Ghaziabad


September 10th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 10 (IANS) Three policemen, including a station in-charge, were injured in Ghaziabad Monday when angry college students attacked a police station and burnt it down.According to state home ... Read more...

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IIM-Lucknow to help train SC, ST candidates


September 7th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 7 (IANS) IIM-Lucknow has begun an exercise to enhance competitive skills of reserved category candidates and expand the pool of applicants by helping them train for the Common ... Read more...

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Quack scoops out infant’s brain during surgery in UP


September 6th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 6 (IANS) In a horrifying incident, a quack who operated on an infant at a clinic in Moradabad, 335 km from the Uttar Pradesh capital, allegedly scooped out ... Read more...

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Police cane charge violent medics in UP


September 4th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 4 (IANS) Junior doctors in Gorakhpur district of Uttar Pradesh resorted to violence, damaged cars and thrashed people, forcing police to cane charge them, after some of their ... Read more...

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Swine flu patients swell to 56 in Lucknow


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 3 (IANS) The number of people confirmed positive with the deadly swine flu virus has risen to 56 in the Uttar Pradesh capital, officials said, as they stepped ... Read more...

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Violence in Lucknow over theft of religious books


September 1st, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 1 (IANS) A shop and a motorcycle were burnt in the old city area here Saturday when a mob went on a rampage after discovering that some holy ... Read more...

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Woman killed as lightning strikes UP village


August 31st, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 31 (IANS) A woman was killed and 12 injured when lightning struck in Mirzapur district late Thursday, police said.The incident happened at Veerpur village in Mirzapur district, about ... Read more...

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Non-polluting units to get land in Lucknow


August 30th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 30 (IANS) The Lucknow Industrial Development Authority (LIDA) will soon launch a scheme to provide around 50 acres of developed land for non-polluting industrial use.The proposal was approved ... Read more...

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NHRM scam: CBI raids in UP, Gujarat


August 30th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 30 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday conducted raids in Uttar Pradesh as well as Gujarat in connection with the probe into embezzling of funds from ... Read more...

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UP policeman sent to jail for sodomy


August 29th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 29 (IANS) A sub-inspector of Uttar Pradesh Police was arrested Wednesday in Sitapur district, 88 km from here, for sexually abusing a 16-year-old boy, officials said.Sub-Inspector Dharmendra Pratap ... Read more...

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UP restores prime land near Delhi to irrigation department


August 28th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 28 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday announced that the 895.63 acres of prime land adjacent to New Delhi, transferred to the Noida authority during the Mayawati ... Read more...

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Two more arrested for vandalising Mayawati’s statue


August 28th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 28 (IANS) The Lucknow police Tuesday arrested two more persons in connection with the July 26 vandalism of former UP chief minister Mayawati's statue.The two arrested youth were ... Read more...

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Teacher thrown off train, dies


August 27th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 27 (IANS) A teacher died Monday after being thrown off a moving train in Uttar Pradesh, police said.Ganga Sharan was allegedly pushed out of the coach by some ... Read more...

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BJP leaders held on way to strife-hit Bareilly in UP


August 25th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 25 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Kalraj Mishra and Ashok Pradhan were arrested Saturday on their way to Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly city, which had seen communal ... Read more...

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Now comes Azva, inspired by ’saath pheras’ ritual (With Images)


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) The sacred seven vows taken at Indian wedding have inspired a new range of gold jewellery. Titled "Azva", it was unveiled by the World Gold Council ... Read more...

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KBC hot seat coming to your town!


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) The celebrated 'hot seat' of popular game show "Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC)" is set to travel across towns like Raipur, Patna and Nagpur, giving the ... Read more...

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I don’t know what’s happening with ‘Shantaram’ now: Big B


August 22nd, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Two of his much-talked about films have not come out yet and shedding light on them Amitabh Bachchan says shooting for "Shoebite" is complete and ... Read more...

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Senior citizen dies of swine flu in Lucknow


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 22 (IANS) Swine flu has claimed the life of a retired doctor here, an official said Wednesday. Dr S.B. Singh, a physiotherapist who had retired from the King ... Read more...

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Facing flak over price-rise remark, Beni now bats for retail FDI (Second Lead)


August 20th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Yet drawing flak for his remark that he was "happy" with price-rise as it was beneficial for farmers, union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma ... Read more...

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Mulayam day-dreaming of becoming PM: Beni Prasad


August 20th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) Union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma Monday attacked Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav's "prime ministerial ambitions", saying it would never happen.Speaking on the sidelines ... Read more...

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