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High Court bars Amethi’s name change


September 21st, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Friday struck down the notification of the then Mayawati government, changing the name of Amethi district to Chattrapati ... Read more...

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Now, tigers and leopards targeted by Maoists


September 12th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 12 (IANS) Pushed to a corner after "Operation Biswas", a police drive to contain Maoists, the rebels have now struck upon a new strategy to collect funds, police ... Read more...

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Pune blasts: Rs.30 crore granted for installing CCTVs


August 5th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 5 (IANS) Maharashtra government Sunday sanctioned Rs.30 crore to Pune for purchasing crime preventive equipments, including closed circuit televisions (CCTVs), days after serial blasts rocked the heart of ... Read more...

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BJP retains Agra mayoral seat


July 7th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 7 (IANS) The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) retained the Agra mayoral seat Saturday with its candidate winning the municipal polls.Indrajit Balmiki, the BJP's candidate trounced Kartar Singh ... Read more...

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Mayawati regime razed ASI protected heritage building: CAG


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 3 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) in its March 2011 report, which was tabled in the Uttar Pradesh assembly Monday, has indicted the Mayawati regime ... Read more...

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‘Foolproof’ steps against cheating in UP pre-medical tests


June 1st, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 1 (IANS) Haunted by the spectre of cheating in the MBBS entrance exam for those aspiring to be doctors, the Uttar Pradesh Combined Pre-Medical Test (CPMT) organisers have ... Read more...

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Mega celebrations mark Jain temple bi-centenary


April 15th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Last week, thousands of Jain families here and in Thane were pleasantly surprised to receive large, neatly packed flat boxes at their homes by courier. The packets ... Read more...

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Parliamentary panel to query service chiefs, but not on April 20


April 13th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The three armed forces chiefs will be questioned on the gaps in India's military preparedness but not on April 20 as has been reported in ... Read more...

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President hosts BRICS leaders at cultural soiree, banquet


March 28th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Indian President Pratibha Patil hosted the heads of the BRICS countries who are in India for their 4th BRIC summit to a banquet and ... Read more...

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This exhibition will be all about celebrating life


February 20th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Paintings by more than 50 Indian artistes showcasing the preciousness of life will be displayed from Sunday at a four-day exhibition mounted by road safety ... Read more...

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57 percent turnout estimated in UP poll’s fourth phase (Evening Lead)


February 19th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 19 (IANS) Starting on a sluggish note, voting across 56 constituencies, including Lucknow, in the fourth phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections Sunday picked up pace ... Read more...

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Brisk voting in fourth round of UP elections (Afternoon Lead)


February 19th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 19 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh saw brisk polling by Sunday afternoon, with a large number of voters exercising their franchise in the fourth round of the seven-round ... Read more...

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Maoists luring villagers to grow poppy in Bihar


February 19th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 19 (IANS) They indulge in extortion, but Maoists are also luring villagers to take up poppy cultivation over hundreds of acres of land in Bihar to generate funds, ... Read more...

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Peaceful polling in UP, young Lucknow voters queue up (Third Lead)


February 19th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 19 (IANS) Polling proceeded peacefully in 56 constituencies that voted in the fourth round of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections Sunday, with young voters turning up in ... Read more...

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Voting picks up in UP after slow start (Second Lead)


February 19th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 19 (IANS) The morning chill initially kept many voters in the confines of their homes in Uttar Pradesh, but picked up as the day progressed Sunday when ... Read more...

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UP polls: Round 3 ends peacefully, 57-58 percent turnout (Fourth Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 15 (IANS) The third round of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections ended on a peaceful note Wednesday with an estimated 57-58 percent of the 1.77 crore electorate ... Read more...

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Polling steady, peaceful in round three of UP polls (Third Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 15 (IANS) The third round of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections Wednesday saw long queues at polling booths from early morning, with 34.7 percent of 1.77 crore ... Read more...

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UP polls: 20 percent turnout in four hours (Second Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 15 (IANS) Balloting proceeded briskly and steadily Wednesday with more than 20 percent of the 1.77 crore voters exercising their franchise in the first four hours of ... Read more...

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Brisk polling on in Uttar Pradesh (Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 15 (IANS) Polling began on a brisk note Wednesday morning in 56 assembly constituencies in the third round of Uttar Pradesh's seven-phased election with more than eight ... Read more...

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56 Uttar Pradesh assembly seats to go to polls Wednesday


February 14th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 14 (IANS) Fifty-six seats spread across 10 districts will Wednesday go to polls in the third leg of the seven-phased Uttar Pradesh assembly elections.The most high-profile of ... Read more...

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Congress wants Rae Bareli, CSM Nagar officials moved out


February 11th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Accusing the Mayawati government of instructing officials in Rae Bareli and Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj (CSM) Nagar to act in a "blatanty biased manner" ... Read more...

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‘Anna ki Rasoi’: Free food for all at MMRDA ground


December 27th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) As activist Anna Hazare sought to egg on the crowd at the MMRDA ground here to fight for a strong Lokpal bill, a Good ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh cop under house arrest, says opposition


November 9th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 9 (IANS) Opposition parties in Uttar Pradesh Wednesday alleged that police officer D.D. Misra, who was sent to a mental health hospital after he termed the Mayawati ... 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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Four of family bludgeoned to death in Uttar Pradesh


October 13th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 13 (IANS) A couple and their two minor children were bludgeoned to death by unidentified people in Uttar Pradesh's Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Nagar district, police said Thursday.Businessman Ajay ... Read more...

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Five Bihar police officials suspended for custodial death


September 13th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 13 (IANS) Five police officials have been suspended in Bihar's Rohtas district for their alleged involvement in a custodial death, police Tuesday said.Rohtas Superintendent of Police Manu Maharaj ... Read more...

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Talks derail, will Anna end fast? (Second Lead)


August 27th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Expectations that Anna Hazare will end his fast Saturday suffered a blow after his aides accused the government of going back on its pledge ... Read more...

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Anna ready to talk but with riders (Roundup)


August 21st, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) On the sixth day of his hunger strike, social activist Anna Hazare Sunday said the door for talks with the government was open but ... Read more...

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Apex court admits plea against Ayodhya verdict (Lead)


August 8th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday admitted a petition by the Akhil Bhartiya Sri Ram Janmabhoomi Punaruddhar Samiti challenging the Allahabad High Court verdict in the Babri ... Read more...

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Tension in Bihar village after Maoists kill five


July 31st, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 31 (IANS) Tension gripped a Bihar village Sunday, a day after five people were killed by Maoists, police said.Five people belonging to Khairwar tribe were killed by a ... Read more...

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Millions throng Goverdhan for annual pilgrimage


July 15th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Goverdhan (Uttar Pradesh), July 15 (IANS) A staggering 70 lakh pilgrims have converged on this Uttar Pradesh town around the Goverdhan hill, which, mythology has it, Lord Krishna lifted on ... Read more...

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Teacher arrested in Bihar for helping Maoists


June 2nd, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Patna, June 2 (IANS) A government school teacher has been arrested for helping Maoists who blew up his school in Bihar's Rohtas district, police said Thursday.Maoists Tuesday used dynamite to ... Read more...

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Arunima recovering, mother thanks AIIMS


April 21st, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Mother of national-level volleyball player Arunima Sinha, whose leg had to be amputated after she was pushed out of a running train, Thursday thanked the ... Read more...

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Injured Arunima’s condition now stable, say doctors (Lead)


April 19th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) National-level volleyball player Arunima Sinha, whose left leg had to be amputated after robbers threw her off a running train last week, is in a ... Read more...

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Twelve killed in Uttar Pradesh road mishap


April 12th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Jagdishpur, Apr 12 (ANI): At least twelve people were killed and 32 others injured when a vehicle rammed into a tree in Jagdishpur area of Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Nagar, Amethi last night.The ... Read more...

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