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Poultry farming brings prosperity to Rajasthan Dalit village


September 7th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 7 (IANS) Till five years ago, Kanchanpura was a just small village in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district. Today it is in the limelight for successful poultry farming that has ... Read more...

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Bureaucracy holding up Agra’s air connectivity?


August 30th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 30 (IANS) The Kheria airport in Agra is ready to receive domestic airlines and international chartered flights ahead of a new tourist season beginning next month. But ... Read more...

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Five die in Yamuna Expressway accident


August 29th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 29 (IANS) Five people were killed Wednesday when a truck turned turtle on the Yamuna Expressway near Mathura after one of its tyres burst, police said.Half a dozen ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Haryana accident


August 26th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sonipat (Haryana), Aug 26 (IANS) At least eight people were killed when their van collided with a stationary truck near Rai town in Haryana's Sonipat district, police said.The victims were ... Read more...

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Yamuna, Chambal rivers in spate


August 25th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 25 (IANS) The Yamuna and Chambal rivers in Uttar Pradesh are in spate following heavy discharge of water from several barrages and are threatening to flood low-lying areas, ... Read more...

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Job seekers at Maruti’s Manesar plant prey for agents, touts


August 18th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 18 (IANS) As Maruti Suzuki announced the termination of over 500 permanent workers and restoration of operations at its Manesar plant from Aug 21, job aspirants in the ... Read more...

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Mamata moves to set up base in Uttar Pradesh


August 16th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 16 (IANS) Hoping to expand its base in the Hindi heartland of Uttar Pradesh and make an electoral dent, the Trinamool Congress will set up district units ... Read more...

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Agra finally gets rains


July 26th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 26 (IANS) Heavy rains have lashed Agra and the neighbouring region, flooding low-lying areas and pushing back the spectre of drought.Agra saw several spells of rain in the ... Read more...

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Try flute yoga to beat stress


July 21st, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) The humble flute, which in Hindu mythology was played by Lord Krishna to charm the maidens, birds and animals of Vrindavan and Mathura, is leading ... Read more...

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Street children’s group turns 10


July 9th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) More than 200 street children from all over the capital came together Monday to celebrate the 10th birthday of 'Badhte Kadam', an organisation run for ... Read more...

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Brisk voting in UP by-election at Mant


June 12th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 11 (IANS) Brisk voting was reported from Uttar Pradesh's Mant legislative assembly constituency where by-election is being held Tuesday.According to Election Commission officials, around ... Read more...

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Ajit Singh proposes an airport at Mathura


June 11th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh has suggested Mathura in Uttar Pradesh as an ideal location for a new greenfield airport.In a letter to Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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Man held for cheating merchant navy aspirants


June 8th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) A 37-year-old man was arrested for cheating several people on the pretext of giving them jobs in merchant navy, police said here Friday.Gurusharan Singh of ... Read more...

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Shahi Imam lashes out at Uttar Pradesh government


June 4th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 4 (IANS) Syed Ahmed Bukhari, the Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid, has come down heavily on the Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh for its "inability ... Read more...

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Pawan Hans to connect Delhi with Vrindavan and Mathura


May 31st, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) State-owned Pawan Hans Helicopters Limited (PHHL) is planning to connect Vrindavan and Mathura with New Delhi considering the high potential of religious tourism of the ... Read more...

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Spiritual guru Jai Gurudev dies at 116


May 19th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura, May 19 (IANS) Spiritual guru Baba Jai Gurudev, who had millions of followers, passed away at his ashram here after prolonged illness, an ashram spokesperson said. He was believed ... Read more...

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Children pedal over 2,000 km against female foeticide


May 16th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) To spread awareness about female foeticide, a group of 30 children reached Delhi after travelling a distance of 2,300 km accoss India, including 18 ... Read more...

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Taj city upset over losing airport


May 9th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 9 (IANS) Agra is furious. If its business leaders are to be believed, an airport that citizens of the Taj city were lobbying for may now come up ... Read more...

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UP plans big push for tourism in Taj city


May 3rd, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 3 (IANS) The Akilesh Yadav-led Uttar Pradesh government is considering a number of measures that, when implemented, will help boost tourism in Agra and Mathura, according to senior ... Read more...

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Woman jumps from Metro station, dies (Second Lead)


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 3 (IANS) A 25-year-old woman who had accused her husband and in-laws of harassing her for dowry died after jumping from the terrace of a Metro station here ... Read more...

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Band baaja baarat on Delhi streets Tuesday


April 23rd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Come Tuesday, all roads in the capital will turn into one huge marriage procession. Delhi residents, be prepared for blaring music and traffic snarls as ... Read more...

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UP government withdraws cases against 24 Tappal farmers


April 13th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 13 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government late Friday revoked the cases slapped on two dozen farmers during an agitation over land acquisition at Tappal in Aligarh district ... Read more...

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Six die in car crash near Mathura


April 9th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 9 (IANS) Six people were killed and three critically injured Monday when a car they were in rammed into a stationary truck on the Agra-Delhi highway in Uttar ... Read more...

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UP government transfers 109 officials


April 7th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 7 (IANS) The new Akhilesh Yadav-led Uttar Pradesh government Saturday transferred 109 provincial civil service (PCS) officials and posted new ones in many important places.Among those transferred are ... Read more...

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Hanuman Jayanti celebrated in Agra


April 6th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 6 (IANS) Hanuman Jayanti was Friday celebrated with devotion and fervour in and around Agra -- even as Christians observed Good Friday.Large crowds thronged Hanuman temples all over ... Read more...

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Jayant Chaudhary quits assembly seat


March 20th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 20 (IANS) Jayant Chaudhary, the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) MP from Mathura who was elected to the Uttar Pradesh assembly from Mant, gave up his assembly seat Tuesday.Son ... Read more...

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Shootout on Delhi-Agra highway, two killed


March 20th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 20 (IANS) Two people were killed and one person was injured critically Tuesday when unidentified assailants first rammed their car on the New Delhi-Agra highway and then sprayed ... Read more...

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60 percent turnout in incident-free 6th round of UP poll (Roundup)


February 28th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 28 (IANS) The high stakes battle for power in Uttar Pradesh entered the last lap Tuesday with 60 percent peaceful voting in the sixth and penultimate round ... Read more...

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High voter turnout in sixth phase too (Evening Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 28 (IANS) The high stakes battle for power in Uttar Pradesh entered the last lap Tuesday with millions voting peacefully in the sixth and penultimate round of ... Read more...

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Steady, brisk polling in round 6 of UP polls (Second Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 28 (IANS) Thousands of voters queued up outside polling booths in western Uttar Pradesh Tuesday for the sixth and penultimate round of the assembly elections being held ... Read more...

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Brisk polling in round six of UP polls (Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 28 (IANS) The sixth and penultimate phase of the Uttar Pradesh elections got off to a brisk start Tuesday with an impressive 9.7 percent voter turnout in ... Read more...

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Brisk start to sixth phase of UP polls


February 28th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 28 (IANS) The penultimate phase of the Uttar Pradesh elections got off to a brisk start Tuesday with an impressive 9.7 voter turnout in the first two hours ... Read more...

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Congress’s Muslim card, Ajit Singh’s Jat clout on test in Tuesday’s poll (Lead)


February 27th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 27 (IANS) The Muslim card, played heavily by the Congress party, will be on test Tuesday when 68 Uttar Pradesh assembly constituencies go to poll during the ... Read more...

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Forced land acquisition will be Mayawati’s Waterloo: Jayant Chaudhary (Interview)


February 27th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
This is the last interview done by IANS political editor George Joseph, who passed away early Monday following a massive heart attack. By George Joseph Shamli (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 27 (IANS) ... Read more...

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Jharkhand leaders violate land law?


February 18th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 18 (IANS) Political leaders across the political spectrum in Jharkhand have been accused of violating a land law in the state.Those facing the allegations include Deputy Chief ... Read more...

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