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Toll rise to 32 in Maharashtra bus accident (Second Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) At least 32 people were killed and 15 injured when a private passenger bus carrying pilgrims to Shirdi fell off a river bridge near Osmanabad town ... Read more...

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30 pilgrims dead in Maharashtra bus accident (Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) At least 30 people were killed and 14 injured when a private bus carrying pilgrims fell off a river bridge near Osmanabad town early Saturday, police ... Read more...

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30 pilgrims dead in Maharashtra bus accident


June 16th, 2012 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) At least 30 people were killed and 14 others injured early Saturday when a private bus carrying pilgrims to Shirdi fell off a river bridge on ... Read more...

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Nod for rapid transit system in three NCR corridors


November 6th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) The central government has given "in principle" approval to a Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) in three important corridors of National Capital Region (NCR) -- ... Read more...

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London riots report by year-end: Keith Vaz


August 18th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Describing the London riots as an act of criminality, Keith Vaz, Britain's longest serving MP of Indian origin and head of parliament's inquiry committee into ... Read more...

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Rains bring down mercury in Chandigarh


June 17th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 17 (IANS) Early morning showers in Chandigarh and surrounding areas heralded a cool Friday with the minimum temperature recorded at 21 degrees Celsius, a good five degrees below ... Read more...

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Fire in Punjab chemical factory


May 22nd, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 22 (IANS) A major fire broke out in a chemical factory that was packed with inflammable material in Dera Bassi town of Punjab Sunday, officials said. No casualties ... Read more...

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Protests break out in Syrian towns after Friday prayers


May 21st, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, May 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Protests broke out in several Syrian towns following Friday prayers, the local media reported.Two people were killed and several injured during the protests in Homs ... Read more...

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Major fire in Punjab godown


April 30th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Lalru (Punjab), April 29 (IANS) A major fire broke down in the godown of Oswal Denim Limited, a unit of the Nahar group, here Friday night, the police said.According to ... Read more...

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Mild tremors in Chandigarh, neighbouring towns


April 4th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 4 (IANS) Mild tremors were felt in Chandigarh and surrounding towns Monday evening after a 5.7-magnitude earthquake centred in the India-Nepal border, officials said.A senior official of the ... Read more...

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Chandigarh euphoric over World Cup win


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 2 (IANS) India's sensational cricket World Cup win after 28 years sent waves of cheer across this city and in the neighbouring towns of Punjab and Haryana Saturday ... Read more...

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CNG gets dearer by 30 paisa in Delhi


April 2nd, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Compressed natural gas (CNG) will be slightly more expensive in Delhi as its rate is being hiked by 30 paisa per kilogram from midnight Saturday ... Read more...

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11 cakes cut - one for every Indian player


April 1st, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 1 (IANS) Fans here cut 11 cakes - one for every Indian player - Friday to wish good luck to the team in the World Cup final against ... Read more...

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Man involved in 250 CNG car kit thefts held


February 21st, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) A thief who, along with his accomplices, stole around 250 cars and removed their compressed natural gas (CNG) kits and music systems before dumping the vehicles has ... Read more...

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Now an Urdu singing reality TV show


February 15th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) After a string of music reality shows, a new Urdu singing reality show "Talaash...Ek Roohani Awaaz Ki" is set to hit the small screen.The show, to be ... Read more...

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Sex racket busted, 5 foreigners held


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) A sex racket employing women from Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan was busted in south Delhi with the arrest of four call girls and their woman pimp, police said ... Read more...

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Mumbai oil depot fire under control, no casualties (Lead)


January 18th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) A huge fire broke out in an oil storage depot of the public sector Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) in Navi Mumbai early Tuesday. The fire was brought ... Read more...

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Massive fire in Mumbai oil depot


January 18th, 2011 - 8:22 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) A massive broke out in an oil storage depot of the public sector Indian Oil Corporation Limited in Navi Mumbai early Tuesday, police said.The fire alert was received ... Read more...

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Chandigarh welcomes bright sun, chill remains


January 11th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 11 (IANS) After nearly 10 days of foggy and overcast conditions, residents of Chandigarh and neighbouring towns woke up to a sunny morning Tuesday. However, there was no respite from ... Read more...

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Sun shines over Chandigarh, flights may resume


January 7th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 8 (IANS) After days of harsh cold, the sun finally shown on Chandigarh and its neighbouring towns Friday afternoon, bringing much respite to the people. The airport authorities hoped to ... Read more...

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Two held for raping MBA student (Lead)


January 1st, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Narnaul (Haryana), Jan 1 (IANS) Police Saturday arrested two men among the six accused of raping a management student from Rajasthan in this Haryana town.The four other accused are still at large ... Read more...

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Six held in Agra with drugs


December 13th, 2010 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 13 (IANS) Six people were arrested in Agra with 130 kg of cannabis worth Rs.20 million (Rs.2 crore), police said here Monday.A team of Special Task Force personnel arrested ... Read more...

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ATM frauds on the rise in Chandigarh


November 24th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 24 (IANS) Lakhs of rupees have been withdrawn fraudulently from Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) in Chandigarh and neighbouring towns in the past four months, and police said Wednesday the culprits ... Read more...

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Delhi to usher in Games with new metro line, virtual shutdown (Lead)


October 2nd, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) All shops and commercial establishments in Delhi will remain closed as Commonwealth Games are inaugurated at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium Sunday - a day when the Delhi Metro ... Read more...

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Thunderstorm, rain in Chandigarh, surroundings


June 22nd, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 22 (IANS) A sudden thunderstorm followed by hail and rain twice hit Chandigarh and its surrounding areas Tuesday, bringing respite from the scorching sun and heat prevailing in the region ... Read more...

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Chilean police recover $3 mn worth of looted goods


March 10th, 2010 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, March 10 (IANS/EFE) Chilean police have recovered roughly $3 million worth of goods that were looted in the southern city of Concepcion and neighbouring towns after the Feb 27 earthquake, authorities ... Read more...

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10 killed as buses collide in Punjab


March 8th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jalalabad (Punjab), March 8 (IANS) At least 10 people on their way to a wedding were killed and 30 injured when two buses collided head-on in Punjab's Jalalabad town, police said Monday. The ... Read more...

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Clear sky, sunshine greets Chandigarh


January 23rd, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 23 (IANS) After braving foggy weather and bone-chilling cold for the last five days, residents of Chandigarh got some relief as sun shone brightly Saturday. "Though we also had fog today ... Read more...

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Chandigarh police gear up to welcome 2010


December 31st, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 31 (IANS) To avoid any untoward incident on New Year's eve, the Chandigarh police have made elaborate arrangements to maintain law and order situation in this Union Territory (UT). The local ... Read more...

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A temple which welcomes only women


November 22nd, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Lucknow, Nov 22 (IANS) It's a man's world, but not in an old temple in Uttar Pradesh where only women can worship - and men may do so at their ... Read more...

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Nepal civil servants on warpath after minister runs amok


November 11th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 11 (IANS) Nepal's civil servants went on the warpath Wednesday after a junior minister ran amok, assaulting the topmost bureaucrat of a Terai district.The agriculture and cooperatives ministry ... Read more...

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Court raps Delhi Police for laxity in tracing missing children


September 16th, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Delhi High Court Wednesday rebuked the police for their lax attitude in tracing missing children and said a committee of advocates will be set up to give ... Read more...

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Two feuding Paris mayors declare street one-way in opposite directions


September 3rd, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 3 (ANI): Two Paris mayors, belonging to neighbouring suburbs, are said to have taken their feud to the streets by declaring the same road one-way, but in opposite directions.Patrick Balkany, ... Read more...

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Told to bring parents to school, boys go missing


August 29th, 2009 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 29 (IANS) Two boys of Class 9 did not return home from school after they were allegedly caught with a girl in the washroom and were asked to bring their ... Read more...

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President, PM celebrate Raksha Bandhan with children


August 5th, 2009 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday celebrated "Raksha Bandhan" with children here Wednesday. The president met 105 children from 17 organisations and schools at ... Read more...

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