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Anti-Islam video: Restrictions imposed in Srinagar


September 21st, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 21 (IANS) Fearing law and order problem after the Friday prayers over an anti-Islam video made in the US, authorities here closed educational institutions and imposed restrictions in ... 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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Two killed in fire-cracker stockpile blast


September 12th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) Two women were killed here Wednesday when a fire-cracker stockpile in their house exploded. Over a dozen people in the house suffered serious burn injuries, Senior ... Read more...

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Youth kills girl friend, commits suicide


September 11th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 10 (IANS) A youth in Rajasthan's Sikar district Monday shot dead his 20-year old girlfriend and then himself over their strained relationship, police said.The girl was being pressurized ... Read more...

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Family stands by jailed cartoonist, coal minister heckled


September 10th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, Sep 10 (IANS) Supporters of India Against Corruption (IAC) and the parents of jailed cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, who was charged with sedition by Mumbai police, Monday heckled union Coal ... Read more...

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Pangolin scales worth Rs.2.3 crore seized


September 7th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Sep 7 (IANS) Around 390 kg of pangolin scales worth Rs.2.3 crore have been seized in Mizoram, police said Friday.Customs and Mizoram Police officials Thursday night raided a house ... Read more...

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Uflex assigns $250 mn for growth, eyes $2-bn revenue by 2015


September 6th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 6 (IANS) With over a quarter of a billion dollars earmarked for greenfield projects and capacity expansion over the next couple of years, home-grown flexible packaging major Uflex ... Read more...

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Six turtles seized from Odisha hospital pool, one held


September 5th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 5 (IANS) Forest officials seized six fresh water turtles from the premises of a private hospital in Odisha and arrested one person for illegally confining the amphibians, an ... Read more...

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12-year-old raped, killed in Lucknow


September 5th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 5 (IANS) The body of a 12-year-old, who was allegedly raped and then killed by unidentified persons, was recovered from a farmhouse in Dehwa village on the outskirts ... Read more...

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People from northeast returning to Hyderabad


September 5th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 5 (IANS) People from the northeast are gradually returning to Hyderabad - after fleeing in droves last month following rumours of impending attacks on them. Their employers have ... Read more...

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175 Sri Lankan tourists to return following protests (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 4 (IANS) One hundred and seventy-five Sri Lankan tourists were safely escorted by police to Tamil Nadu's Tiruchirapalli airport Tuesday when Tamil activists staged demonstrations against their visit. ... Read more...

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Protest against Sri Lankan tourists near Trichy


September 4th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 4 (IANS) Over 175 Sri Lankan tourists were safely escorted by police to Tamil Nadu's Tiruchirapalli (Trichy) airport Tuesday when Tamil activists staged demonstrations against their visit, said ... Read more...

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Kashmiri migrants protest, want free electricity


September 4th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 4 (IANS) The Kashmiri Pandit (Hindu) migrants living in Jagti Township on the outskirts of Jammu Tuesday launched a protest seeking free electricity supply.The migrants had been supplied ... Read more...

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Legislator tears own shirt in Jharkhand assembly


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 3 (IANS) In a dramatic event, an opposition legislator Monday tore up his kurta in the Jharkhand assembly to bring to the government's notice the plight of ... Read more...

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Two die as Peshawar bombing targets US consulate vehicle (Second Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 3 (IANS) At least two people were killed and 19 others injured when a suicide bomber triggered a massive car bomb blast, targetting a US consulate vehicle near ... Read more...

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9 killed in Peshawar bomb blast (Second Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) At least nine people including two children were killed and over 20 others injured in a bomb blast in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar Friday evening, ... Read more...

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5 killed in Peshawar bomb blast (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 15 others injured in a bomb blast on Friday evening in Pakistan's northwestern Peshawar city, reported Xinhua, citing local ... Read more...

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Kashmiri migrants on hunger strike for hike in dole


August 31st, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 31 (IANS) Kashmiri Pandit (Hindu) migrants in Jammu Friday began a hunger strike demanding a hike in the cash relief they have been getting from the government.Kashmiri Pandits ... Read more...

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13 killed as train hits auto-rickshaw in Odisha (Second Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 24 (IANS) At least 13 people, mostly women, were killed and four critically injured when an express train rammed into their auto-rickshaw in Odisha's Sambalpur district Friday, police ... Read more...

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12 killed as train hits auto-rickshaw (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 24 (IANS) At least 12 women were killed and five critically injured when an express train rammed into their auto-rickshaw in Odisha's Sambalpur district Friday, police said.The incident ... Read more...

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Six killed as train hits auto-rickshaw


August 24th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 24 (IANS) At least six people were killed when an express train rammed into their auto-rickshaw Friday in Odisha's Sambalpur district, police said.The incident occurred at an unmanned ... Read more...

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Rajasthan police officer denied bail in Dara Singh killing


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 22 (IANS) A court here Wednesday rejected the bail application of A.K. Jain, the suspended additional director general of police (ADGP) who was arrested in March for the ... Read more...

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25 killed in brawl at Venezuelan prison (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, Aug 21 (IANS/EFE) A battle between heavily armed inmate gangs at the Yare I prison near Caracas left 25 people dead and 43 injured, Venezuela's minister of penitentiaries said.Among ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh border guards exchange saplings (With Image)


August 19th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 19 (IANS) Indian and Bangladeshi border guards have exchanged saplings as part of a programme to green their winding border.The Border Security Force (BSF) and the Border Guard ... Read more...

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Bengal plans more affordable houses for poor (Lead, correcting para one)


August 18th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) The West Bengal government is planning to set up more affordable houses for the urban poor under different central government schemes, a minister said Saturday.The government ... Read more...

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Bengal plans more affordable houses for poor


August 18th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) The West Bengal government is planning to set up more affordable houses for the rural poor under different central government schemes, a minister said Saturday.The government ... Read more...

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Train engine derailed at Kanpur, none hurt


August 18th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 18 (IANS) Rail traffic on the important Jhansi-Band sector in Uttar Pradesh was hit for over four hours Saturday after the engine of the Kanpur-bound Shram Shakti Express ... Read more...

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Haryana not protecting Kanda: Hooda


August 16th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 16 (IANS) On the defensive over the actions of Gopal Goyal Kanda, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Thursday said his government was not protecting the former minister, ... Read more...

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Rs.40 lakh reward for Mary Kom


August 14th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 14 (IANS) The North Eastern Council (NEC) Tuesday announced a cash reward of Rs.40 lakh for Olympic bronze medal winner M.C. Mary Kom.NEC director Sherry Lalthangzo said: "As ... Read more...

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Andhra anti-terror force Octopus gets its headquarters


August 13th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Monday launched the headquarters of its elite anti-terror commando force Octopus (Organisation For Counter Terrorist Operations).Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy inaugurated the headquarters ... Read more...

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Carnival at Baprola village as Sushil scripts history


August 12th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) It was carnival atmosphere at Baprola village on the outskirts of Delhi as celebrations broke out after local wrestler Sushil Kumar Sunday got ... Read more...

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Jammu prisoners participate in kite flying festival


August 10th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 10 (IANS) The staff and prisoners of Kot Bhalwal Jail, on the outskirts of Jammu city, together celebrated the Janmashtami, birthday of Lord Krishna, by taking part in ... Read more...

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14 bodies found in van in Mexico


August 10th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 10 (IANS/EFE) A van containing 14 bodies has been found on the outskirts of San Luis Potosi, a city in northern Mexico, officials said."We have the ... Read more...

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Kids rescued from Russian Muslim sect’s bunker


August 9th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Dozens of children have been rescued from an underground bunker of a Russian Islamist sect where they were living without daylight for a decade, Sky News ... Read more...

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NFDC dedicates ‘Anhey Ghorey…’ to Mani Kaul


August 9th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) has decided to dedicate National award-winning Punjabi film "Anhey Ghorey Da Daan" to late filmmaker Mani Kaul, who was ... Read more...

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