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‘Dabangg 2′ shoot to start in Uttar Pradesh next week


September 5th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 5 (IANS) Arbaaz Khan Productions has reportedly got permission to film the Salman Khan-starrer action-comedy "Dabangg 2" in the state capital. Major scenes will be shot here ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rains boost Agra’s green cover


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 2 (IANS) Heavy showers have come as a big boost to afforestation efforts in the Taj city.The Taj Mahal is now adequately insulated against air pollution by a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Through mountain of snow, they open road to Lahaul (Feature with image)


April 27th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, April 27 (IANS) In a rigorous four-month effort, they chipped away a mountain of snow to once again link this Himachal Pradesh tourist resort with the picturesque ... Read more...

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Rescue the dying Yamuna to save the Taj, appeal activists


March 25th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 25 (IANS) Hundreds of activists, students and senior citizens walked along the banks of the bone-dry river Yamuna in Agra Sunday in a symbolic rally to highlight the ... Read more...

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Pakistani Army offers to probe bus passengers’ killing


March 1st, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 1 (IANS) The Pakistani Army has offered to assist in the investigation into Tuesday's sectarian killing in which 18 bus passengers were shot dead on the Karakoram ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

10 die in Jammu and Kashmir accident


February 18th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 18 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed Saturday when a vehicle in which they were travelling was smashed by a big boulder and then swept away in ... Read more...

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Through ponds, Agra to clean up Yamuna river


June 27th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Agra, June 27 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh officials have devised a novel method to clean up the highly-polluted Yamuna river: excavate 10 ponds to store waste water that was hitheto flowing ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Four bodies found in Mumbai drain


June 6th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) In a shocking incident, the bodies of four men who had been kidnapped were found in a drain in suburban Mumbai Monday, police said."There was a ... Read more...

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Agra wakes up to polythene menace, starts drains’ clean-up


September 28th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 28 (IANS) The Agra Municipal Corporation Tuesday launched a massive drive to clean up the city's open drains of thousands of quintals of polythene bags, empty bottles and wrappers ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Agra monuments, colonies flooded as Yamuna level rise


September 26th, 2010 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 25 (IANS) Water level in the Yamuna river continued to rise Saturday leading to flooding of some monuments, about a dozen colonies and a few villages in Uttar Pradesh's Agra ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Agra, Mathura badly hit as Yamuna water rises


September 25th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 25 (IANS) The water level in the Yamuna river continued to rise in Uttar Pradesh's Agra and Mathura districts, cutting off dozens of villages and inundating agricultural fields. Water also ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Grandson of Canadian ex-premier rescued in Himachal


September 21st, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 21 (IANS) The grandson of a former Canadian prime minister and his Indian colleague were rescued from Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district after their vehicle was stranded on a road following ... Read more...

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Agra city going green - the voluntary way


August 9th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, Aug 9 (IANS) The city of the Taj Mahal is set to look greener from the barren wasteland it has been reduced to over the decades.Inspired by one man's ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

IAF rescues 27 marooned villagers near Kathua


July 23rd, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by ANI
Kathua (Jammu and Kashmir), July 23 (ANI): The Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel rescued 27 marooned villagers from Parol Nullah near Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua District on Thursday evening.Reacting to the request ... Read more...

Posted in National |

The nuances of stone pelting in Kashmir


July 3rd, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 3 (ANI): Stone pelting has once again achieved centre stage in the politics of Kashmir.The Valley is witnessing massive agitations accompanied by violence and stone pelting since ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Landslides block Batote-Kishtwar Highway


May 21st, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Doda (Jammu and Kashmir), May 21 (ANI): Batote-Kishtwar Highway in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda District remained closed for vehicular traffic for the second consecutive day on Thursday due to a landslide at ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Punjab’s border villagers seek strengthening of Saki Nullah


May 18th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinKameer Pura (Ajnala Sector), May 18 (ANI): Many villages at the Punjab's border want the bridge over "Saki Nallah" to be strengthened.The bridge has just one passage route ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Maoists kill tribal in Maharashtra district


January 15th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by ANI
Gadchiroli (Maharashtra), Jan 15 (ANI): In yet another incident of cold- blooded murder, the banned Communist Party of India (Maoist) killed a tribal in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli District.Maoists killed 29-year-old Rajesh Manglu Pungati ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Himachal to promote grass skiing


November 24th, 2009 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 24 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh will become the first state in the country to start grass skiing in a bid to promote adventure-related activities, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said here ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Flood situation remains grim in UP, Bihar


August 22nd, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow/Patna, Aug 22 (ANI): The flood situation remains grim in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, as all rivers in both states are flowing above the danger mark.Bihar recorded eleven deaths, while sixteen people ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Seven dead as bus swept away by flood waters in Orissa


July 14th, 2009 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 13 (IANS) Seven people were killed and many others missing when a bus fell into a rivulet after being swept away by flood waters in Orissa's Nayagarh district Monday evening, ... Read more...

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Sanjay Dutt reaches Manali to shoot ‘Lamhaa’


November 14th, 2008 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 14 (IANS) Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt arrived at popular tourist resort of Manali in Himachal Pradesh for the shooting of director Rahul Dholakia's "Lamhaa", after it was moved out of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bad connectivity dims lure of Himachal Buddhist circuit


July 26th, 2008 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, July 26 (IANS) Bad roads and poor air connectivity are hampering tourism in the tribal districts of Himachal Pradesh, popularly known as the Buddhist circuit. The trans-Himalayan Buddhist area ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Untreated sewage flows into Yamuna near Taj


June 8th, 2008 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, June 8 (IANS) Agra's main sewer line, located close to two World Heritage monuments - the Agra Fort and the Taj Mahal, - has been flowing untreated into the ... Read more...

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