neighbouring districts

Withdraw user charges in JIPMER: Jayalalithaa


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 3 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to instruct JIPMER in Puducherry to withdraw the user charges it levies for ... Read more...

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10 missing girl students found pushed into flesh trade


August 4th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 4 (IANS) Ten of the 24 girl students of a government residential school in Bihar, who went missing five years ago, were pushed into flesh trade, police said ... Read more...

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Four more held for moral policing in Karnataka


July 30th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 30 (IANS) Karnataka Police Monday arrested four more people in connection with the alleged assault on college-going boys and girls partying Saturday at a home-stay in Mangalore, ... Read more...

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UP to develop districts adjoining Nepal border


July 20th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 20 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Friday assured a visiting Nepalese delegation that his government would develop infrastructure in bordering districts on a priority basis.The chief ... Read more...

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MSF battles kala azar in Bihar


July 17th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 17 (IANS) Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), which provides medical humanitarian aid worldwide, is waging a war against kala azar in Bihar.Hundreds have benefited since MSF started its project ... Read more...

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18 injured in Andhra agrochemical plant fire (Lead)


June 30th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 30 (IANS) Eighteen workers of an agrochemical company were injured in a fire following an explosion at the plant in Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam district Saturday morning, police said.Fire ... Read more...

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Kerala schools reopen after two-month break


June 4th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 4 (IANS) A record 350,000 students in Kerala began a new term Monday as schools across the state re-opened after a two-month break.The state government has decided there ... Read more...

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Murder accused flees court


May 8th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 8 (IANS) A man accused of murdering a doctor and her mother Tuesday escaped from police custody from a court here, police said.Security forces immediately launched a hunt ... Read more...

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Kolkata Police throw a spanner in CAB’s giant screen plans


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) The Cricket Association of Bengal's (CAB) plans to install giant screens across the city during the top-draw May 5 Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter between Kolkata ... Read more...

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Giant screens across Kolkata for IPL’s top draw


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) With all tickets for Saturday's game between Kolkata Knight Riders and Pune Warriors India sold out, plans are afoot to install 12 giant screens across the ... Read more...

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Fire in Faridabad paint unit


May 1st, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Faridabad, May 1 (IANS) A major fire broke out at a paint manufacturing unit here Tuesday destroying a large quantity of stored material, an official said.The fire broke out in ... Read more...

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Parts of Kolkata waterlogged after rains


April 6th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 6 (IANS) Several parts of Kolkata were waterlogged after heavy rains accompanied by thunderstorms lashed the city and its outskirts Friday."Several parts of Kolkata became waterlogged since early ... Read more...

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‘Assam losing revenue as Bodo tea growers sell to Bengal’


March 25th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 25 (IANS) Small tea growers in the four Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD) in Assam are forced to sell their green leaves to markets in neighbouring West Bengal ... Read more...

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Revenue loss for Assam as Bodo area tea goes to Bengal


March 24th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 24 (IANS) The Assam government has been losing a huge sum of revenue as tea growers in the four Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD), on the north bank ... Read more...

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Mulayam’s prestige at stake in fifth phase of UP poll


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 22 (IANS) The prestige of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Uma Bharti will be at stake during the fifth phase ... Read more...

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Should I join politics, Priyanka asks rival parties


February 5th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Rae Bareli (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 5 (IANS) Combining wit with sarcasm, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Sunday dared her party's political rivals in Uttar Pradesh to state if she should join ... Read more...

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The beer hug: Bihar emerging as brewery hub


January 16th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 16 (IANS) Bihar is emerging as a brewery hub with major domestic and foreign firms setting up production units in the state due to availability of cheap labour ... Read more...

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PM arrives in Amritsar; to pray at Golden Temple Sunday (Lead)


December 31st, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Dec 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in this Sikh holy city Saturday evening and will be offering prayers at the Harmandar Sahib, the holiest of Sikh ... Read more...

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PM to begin New Year with prayers at Golden Temple


December 31st, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Dec 31 (IANS) With his government having faced a tough year, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh wants to usher in the new year with prayers at the Harmandar Sahib, ... Read more...

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Cyclone Thane clouds year-end revelry in Bangalore


December 30th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 30 (IANS) Year-end revelers in this tech hub, home to thousands of young IT professionals from across India, have turned weather watchers as cyclone Thane threatens to rain ... Read more...

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Don’t worry, passport office at ITO by mid-January


December 23rd, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) With the shutdown of the Regional Passport Office (RPO) in south Delhi creating anxiety among residents here, the RPO Friday assured that a new centre ... Read more...

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Families appeal to Maoists to release labourers


December 11th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 11 (IANS) The distraught family members of seven labourers, who were abducted by Maoists in Bihar's Jamui district two days ago while constructing a bridge, Sunday appealed to ... Read more...

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Encephalitis kills 3 kids in Bihar, toll at 92


December 8th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 8 (IANS) Suspected Japanese encephalitis, which causes irritation and swelling of the brain, has claimed three more lives since Wednesday, taking the toll to 92 children in Bihar's ... Read more...

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Anti-Kudankulam relay fast continues for 50th day


December 6th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 6 (IANS) The relay fast against Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) set up in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu continued for the 50th day Tuesday, with former naval ... Read more...

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Kerala, Tamil Nadu officials to discuss Mullaperiyar dam


December 5th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 5 (IANS) In a sign of a way forward out of the impasse over the Mullaperiyar dam issue, Kerala and Tamil Nadu officials are to meet on ... Read more...

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BJP unites to defeat Reddy brothers in Bellary


November 17th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 17 (IANS) Karnataka's faction-ridden ruling Bharatiya Janata Party Thursday decided to unitedly take on Reddy brothers for propping up their own candidate in the Nov 30 bypoll ... Read more...

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Two more kids die of encephalitis in Bihar, toll 85


November 17th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 17 (IANS) Suspected encephalitis, which causes irritation and swelling of the brain, has claimed the lives of 85 children in Bihar's Gaya district in the last two-and-a-half months, ... Read more...

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Japanese encephalitis kills 68 kids in Gaya


October 17th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 17 (IANS) With six more deaths, Japanese encephalitis, a brain infection, has killed 68 children in Bihar's Gaya district in the last 50 days, an official said Monday.Six ... Read more...

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Encephalitis kills 8 more kids in Bihar


October 13th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 13 (IANS) Japanese encephalitis (JE) has claimed the lives of eight more children in the last five days in Bihar's Gaya district, taking the death toll in the ... Read more...

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Bihar: Suspected brain disease kills 54 children


October 3rd, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 3 (IANS) Suspected encephalitis, a brain infection, has killed three more children in Bihar's Gaya district, taking the death toll due to the disease to 54, an official ... Read more...

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Suspected brain disease kills 51 kids in Bihar


October 1st, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 1 (IANS) Suspected encephalitis, a brain fever, has killed 51 children in Bihar's Gaya district in the last seven weeks, with three more kids succumbing to the disease ... Read more...

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Suspected brain disease kills five children


September 20th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 20 (IANS) Suspected encephalitis, a brain infection, killed five more children in Bihar's Gaya district, taking the death toll in the state due to the disease to 30, ... Read more...

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10,000 run in Maharashtra marathon for girl child


September 18th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Virar (Maharashtra), Sep 18 (IANS) Thousands of people from the Vasai and Virar townships Sunday gave a thumbs up to protecting the girl child by running in the first ever ... Read more...

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P.T.Usha named brand ambassador for Vasai-Virar Marathon


September 16th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Virar (Maharashtra), Sep 16 (IANS) P.T. Usha, the yesteryears golden girl of Indian track and field, has been named as brand ambassador of the maiden Vasai-Virar Mayor's Marathon scheduled ... Read more...

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Bihar: Suspected encephalitis kills six more


September 14th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 14 (IANS) With six more children dying, encephalitis is now suspected to have claimed 25 young lives in Bihar, an official said Wednesday.The six children died in the ... Read more...

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