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FDI will ruin Himachal’s apple industry: Minister


September 19th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 19 (IANS) The BJP government in Himachal Pradesh Wednesday slammed the central government's decision to allow FDI in multi-brand retail, saying imported apples would ruin the state's Rs.2,000-crore ... Read more...

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Punjabi to Persian, Kendriya Vidyalaya Tehran teaches it all


August 29th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 29 (IANS) It's an Indian school that's been in Iran since the 1930s. It shifted to its present location in Tehran in 1952, became a Kendriya Vidyalaya ... Read more...

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10 Indians for Paralympic Games


August 28th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) India will be represented by 10 athletes at the 2012 Paralympic Games to be held in London from Aug 29 to Sep 9.Quota places have ... Read more...

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Himachal horticulture minister gets health portfolio too


August 14th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 14 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Horticulture Minister Narender Bragta has been allotted additional portfolios of health and family welfare and ayurveda, a statement said Tuesday.Governor Urmila Singh gave ... Read more...

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10 Maruti union leaders arrested


August 1st, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 1 (IANS) Ten Maruti Suzuki union leaders were arrested Wednesday for their alleged role in the July 18 violence at the company's Manesar plant that led to ... Read more...

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NTPC engineer murdered in Gurgaon


July 28th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 28 (IANS) A National Thermal Power Corp (NTPC) engineer was beaten to death and his car robbed in Gurgaon, police said Saturday.Saji, 40, a senior NTPC engineer hailing ... Read more...

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Haryana health minister among six injured in accident


July 9th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 9 (IANS) Haryana's Health Minister Narender Singh was among six people injured Monday in an accident involving his car and a CRPF vehicle in Chandigarh's high security area, ... Read more...

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Three held for conning people on mobile towers


June 22nd, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Three people were arrested here for duping several people on the pretext of installing mobile phone towers on the terraces of their homes, police said ... Read more...

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Himachal road repair hastened ahead of apple harvest


June 3rd, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 3 (IANS) A World Bank-funded road project in Himachal Pradesh awarded to a Chinese firm has missed its deadline, prompting the government to engage new contractors for repairs ... Read more...

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Man kills wife, sister-in-law in Haryana


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), June 2 (IANS) Two middle-aged women lost their lives Saturday in Haryana's Jhajjar town after the husband of one of them hit them with an iron rod in ... Read more...

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Tehelka sting case: Witness refuses to testify


May 14th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) A journalist, who took part in a sting operation conducted by Tehelka to expose wrongdoings in arms deal, Monday refused to testify as a ... Read more...

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Hike duty on imported apples: Himachal Pradesh


May 9th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Wednesday demanded a hike in the duty on imported apples to protect the domestic industry."There is a need for increasing customs duty on ... Read more...

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Himachal seeks funds for apple post-harvesting facilities


May 8th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh, the country's prominent apple-producing region, Tuesday urged the central government to allocate Rs.15 crore special assistance for strengthening post-harvesting facilities in the state.State ... Read more...

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MCD employee poisons relative, arrested


May 4th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) A Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) employee and his wife were arrested in connection with the murder of a youth who had an illicit relationship ... Read more...

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Hail punctures hopes of Himachal apple growers


May 1st, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 1 (IANS) The apple of Himachal Pradesh's eye is turning sour. Attacked by hailstorms, the state's apple crop, worth more than Rs.200 crore, is lying unattended in the ... Read more...

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Railway job racket busted, 5 arrested


April 27th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Five people, including a former air force corporal, were arrested for duping several youngsters on pretext of providing them job in Indian Railways, police said ... Read more...

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Himachal to adopt global apple packaging norms


April 3rd, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 3 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh, one of the country's major apple baskets, is all set to introduce global packaging norms for the fruit, Horticulture Minister Narender Bragta said here ... Read more...

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Organic potatoes, with love, for Bihar legislators


March 28th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 28 (IANS) Bihar's legislators have received a unique gift - organically grown potatoes - to relish and encourage farmers in their constituencies to adopt the farming practice which ... Read more...

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Team Anna to stage fast seeking justice for slain officer


March 12th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Team Anna members will stage a three-day fast in Bhopal from Tuesday demanding enactment of a stringent law to protect whistle blowers and justice for ... Read more...

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Two killed as neighbours’ spat turns violent


February 12th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) An argument between neighbours in west Delhi over a comment made on the elopment of a girl turned violent, leaving with two of a family ... Read more...

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Supreme Court breather for five Haryana legislators (Lead)


January 4th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) In a breather to five legislators of the Haryana Janhit Congress-Bhajan Lal party, the Supreme Court Wednesday stayed a high court order on their temporary ... Read more...

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Madan Lal wins bronze in Benazir Bhutto boxing


December 29th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) India's Madan Lal settled for a bronze medal in the 2nd Shaheed Benazir Bhutto International Boxing Tournament in Islamabad going down 12:19 to Pakistan's ... Read more...

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National Basketball: Services, Tamil Nadu rally to make semis (Lead)


December 23rd, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 22 (IANS) A young and relatively inexperienced Tamil Nadu turned back a 19-35 first half deficit to edge out Uttarakhand 56-54 and enter the men's semi-finals where they ... Read more...

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National Basketball: Services rally to make semis


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 22 (IANS) Last year's runners-up Services, following their rather inconsistent showing in the league, tethered on the brink but pulled up their socks in the nick of time ... Read more...

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Court declares five Haryana lawmakers as unattached (Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 20 (IANS) Five Haryana legislators, who defected from the Haryana Janhit Congress to the ruling Congress in November 2009, will now be deemed unattached members in the assembly, ... Read more...

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Basketball nationals: Tamil Nadu assert their dominance


December 19th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 19 (IANS) Hosts Tamil Nadu carried on their impressive run in the 62nd senior National basketball championship comfortably beating Andhra Pradesh 76-47 here Monday.The first quarter between the ... Read more...

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Sitting, former MP owe MTNL over Rs.9 crore


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Sitting and former MPs from various parties owe a staggering Rs.9 crore to state-run telecom provider MTNL, over and above the free calls they ... Read more...

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Defector Haryana lawmakers want disqualification petition dismissed


November 10th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 9 (IANS) Five legislators from the Haryana Janhit Congress (HJC) who had defected to the ruling Congress in 2009 Wednesday moved an application before the Haryana assembly speaker ... Read more...

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Haryana government doctors cease work


November 8th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 8 (IANS) Health services in government hospitals and health institutions across Haryana were affected Tuesday as hundreds of government doctors went on a two-day mass casual leave in ... Read more...

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Man held for kidnapping minor boy


October 20th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) A bid to kidnap a minor boy from central Delhi was foiled with the arrest of a 32-year-old man at New Delhi Railway station here, ... Read more...

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Himachal needs Rs.400 crore for anti-hail guns


August 23rd, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 23 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh requires Rs.400 crore to install anti-hail guns in the state to protect crops from vagaries of the weather, the assembly was told Tuesday."Approximately Rs.400 ... Read more...

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Haryana to bring health services at par with private sector


August 12th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 12 (IANS) Haryana's health department will soon have an ambitious health policy that seeks to bring government healthcare facilities at par with those of the private sector.Haryana's Health ... Read more...

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Himachal seeks central package for fruit crop loss


August 4th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 4 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Thursday demanded a special financial package from the central government for the loss to the fruit crops due to hostile weather, an official statement ... Read more...

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Three get 16-year jail for drug smuggling


July 30th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 30 (IANS) Three people, including two foreigners, were Saturday sentenced by a court here to 16 years in prison for their involvement in drug smuggling and peddling.Israeli national ... Read more...

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Treat hail-caused crop loss as natural disaster, says Himachal


July 2nd, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 2 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has asked the central government to include the losses to the fruit and vegetable crops in the state due to vagaries of ... Read more...

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