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Nexus between CAG and opposition can’t be ruled out: UPA minister


September 13th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 13 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Finance (EB&I;) Namo Narain Meena Thursday claimed that there could be a nexus between the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to have film studio soon


September 12th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 12 (IANS) Jharkhand will soon have a film studio, Chief Minister Arjun Munda announced Wednesday."Very soon we will constitute a film development corporation as well as an outdoor ... Read more...

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Plan to enforce building curbs near Gurgaon defence depot


September 8th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 8 (IANS) Gurgaon officials Saturday reviewed the process of keeping a check on construction activities in unauthorised colonies that have mushroomed within the restricted zone of 900 metre ... Read more...

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Mother for mercy killing of two kids


September 5th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 5 (IANS) Failing to get financial assistance for the treatment of her two paralytic children, a woman in Rajasthan has written to the state government seeking permission for ... Read more...

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Parliament disrupted, quota bill introduced (Second Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The government Wednesday introduced amid commotion a bill in the Rajya Sabha to guarantee job promotions in the government for Dalits and tribals even ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned for the day (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Continuing protests for the 11th day by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over coal block allocations forced adjournment of the Lok Sabha Wednesday, even ... Read more...

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Hei survives a scare in Indian Open junior squash


August 30th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 30 (IANS) Top seed Yuen Tsun Hei (Hong Kong) survived a scare as he came back from 0-2 down to beat Madhav Dhingra 3-2 and enter the final ... Read more...

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Maoists push farmers to grow marijuana


August 17th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 17 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region is fast turning into a hotspot for growing marijuana with Maoist guerrillas making farmers switch to the cash crop, say police officials."Maoists ... Read more...

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Two teachers booked for raping students


August 16th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 16 (IANS) Two teachers were Thursday booked for raping two girl students at a government school by blackmailing them on the basis of video clips showing them in ... Read more...

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Textile firms’ loans of Rs.35,000 crore to be restructured


August 8th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The government has directed public sector banks to restructure loans worth Rs.35,000 crore to textiles firms, which are facing financial problem, Minister of State for ... Read more...

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Punjab transfers 30 senior police officers


August 5th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 5 (IANS) At least 30 senior police officers, including 11 district police chiefs, were transferred by the Punjab government Sunday, a spokesman of the chief minister's office said ... Read more...

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Honda strike anniversary: Curbs on protests in Manesar


July 24th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 24 (IANS) Assembly of five or more people in Manesar industrial township and area within two km from it in Haryana's Gurgaon district was banned Tuesday, a day ... Read more...

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Eight arrested for stripping, beating eloping couple


July 24th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 23 (IANS) Eight people of a village caste council in Rajasthan's Udaipur district were arrested Monday, a day after they publicly beat and stripped a married woman and ... Read more...

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Maoist strategist held in Bengal (Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) Bikram alias Arnab Dam, a state committee member of the banned Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist), considered its top strategist after the late Koteshwar Rao alias ... Read more...

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Vishva-Bharati case: Girl refuses to go back to school


July 10th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) The 10-year-old student who was allegedly made to drink her own urine in West Bengal's Visva-Bharati campus as a punishment for bedwetting says she does not ... Read more...

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Protest in Gurgaon against Kashmir interlocutors’ report


July 9th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 9 (IANS) Members of several social and religious organisations staged a joint demonstration under the banner of the "Jammu-Kashmir Sangharsh Samiti" here Monday to protest against the report ... Read more...

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Viswa-Bharati row: Warden gets bail, court censures police (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 9 (IANS) The case of a Class 5 student being allegedly made to drink her own urine at a school in West Bengal's Viswa-Bharati, founded by Nobel laureate ... Read more...

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Infant falls into pit in Gurgaon, rescued (Lead)


July 1st, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 1 (IANS) A two-and-half-year-old boy named Sachin, who Sunday evening fell into a deep pit in Gurgaon, has been rescued by the authorities, officials said.Sachin fell into the ... Read more...

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Teenaged girl raped, friend molested in West Bengal


June 30th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 30 (IANS) A teenaged girl from Jharkhand was gangraped at a railway station in West Bengal's Birbhum district Saturday, police said. Another girl was molested.The victim, a ... Read more...

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Notice to village head in Mahi’s death in borewell


June 26th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 26 (IANS) Authorities have issued a notice to the village head of Kasan village in Haryana's Gurgaon district where four-year-old Mahi died after she slipped into an open ... Read more...

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Mahi trapped in borewell not responding to calls (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 21 (IANS) Mahi, the four-year-old girl who fell into a 70 feet deep borewell in Haryana's Manesar town was not responding to the calls of the rescue team ... Read more...

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Ashitha leads Indians into Asian Junior squash semis


June 21st, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kush Island (Iran), June 21 (IANS) Ashita Bhengra overcame second seed Si Yi Ma of Malaysia 3-1 in the Under-13 section to lead as many as nine Indians into the ... Read more...

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IPS officers reshuffled in Uttar Pradesh


June 20th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 20 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday transferred six Indian Police Service (IPS) officials, including the deputy inspector generals (DIG) of Agra and Faizabad and the Special Investigative ... Read more...

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Police asked to book Gurgaon real estate company


June 8th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 8 (IANS) The Gurgaon district administration has asked the police to register a case against a real estate company here for selling plots of land without a valid ... Read more...

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Delhi policeman falls to death


May 23rd, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) A 43-year-old Delhi Police head constable died of head injuries after falling from the second floor balcony of the police barracks in south Delhi, police ... Read more...

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Sarita Devi advances in boxing world championship


May 13th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Qinhuangdao (China), May 13 (IANS) Asian Championship 2012 gold medalist Sarita Devi advanced to the next round in the 60 kg weight category by defeating Ayzanat Hajiyeva of Azerbaijan on ... Read more...

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NHRC urged to help woman who tried to end life


April 29th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 29 (IANS) National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has been urged to help a woman who tried to end her life outside the Gurgaon deputy commissioner's office on ... Read more...

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Maoists’ mediators sum up talks as rebels hike demands (Lead)


April 27th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 27 (IANS) Interlocutors for the Maoists and the mediators appointed by Chhattisgarh government held talks for over five hours Friday to find a way for safe release of ... Read more...

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Maoists up demand for releasing Menon, want 17 rebels freed


April 27th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 27 (IANS) In a fresh demand, Maoists holding Chhattisgarh's Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon hostage have asked for 17 of their jailed associates to be released, sources ... Read more...

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Abducted collector: Government, Maoist mediators hold talks (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 26 (IANS) In a bid to ensure release of abducted Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon, the two mediators named by Maoists and two former bureaucrats appointed by ... Read more...

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Maoists’ mediators reach Raipur


April 26th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 26 (IANS) Efforts for release of Alex Paul Menon, the Sukma collector whom Maoists kidnapped on April 21, picked pace Thursday after two mediators named by the rebels ... Read more...

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Woman victim of land fraud consumes poison


April 24th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 24 (IANS) An 18-year-old victim of a land fraud attempted to kill herself by consuming poison in front of the crowded office of the Gurgaon deputy commissioner Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Government to deregulate diesel prices


April 24th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The government has "in-principle" agreed to deregulate diesel prices, but there is no such proposal for cooking gas, Minister of State for Finance Namo Narain ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh names two mediators for Menon’s release


April 24th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 24 (IANS) With just a day to go for the Maoist deadline, the Chhattisgarh government Tuesday named two former chief secretaries to negotiate with the guerrillas who ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh slows down anti-Maoist drive till Menon’s release


April 23rd, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 23 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has virtually called a halt to its anti-Maoist offensive till Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon is released from captivity, official sources ... Read more...

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