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Rajasthan Police constable electrocuted

August 3rd, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 2 (IANS) A 34-year old Rajasthan Police constable was electrocuted while his colleague sustained serious burns when they came in contact with overhead electricity wires while chasing ... Read more...

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No load-shedding in 70 percent of Maharashtra: Official

May 4th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) There is no load-shedding in nearly 70 percent of Maharashtra due to improved power position, an official said here Thursday.At the same time, in an attempt ... 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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2 dead, 10 injured due to electrocution in Rajasthan

March 19th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 19 (IANS) At least two people were electrocuted to death and 10 others admitted to hospitals with severe burn injuries in Rajasthan when the bus they were travelling ... Read more...

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Few people on road, trains affected in Bengal

February 28th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) Streets wore a near empty look and train services were disrupted as protestors put up blockades at various railway stations Tuesday in West Bengal where normal ... Read more...

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Punish officials for tusker electrocutions: NGO

November 24th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 24 (IANS) Protesting over the frequent electrocution of elephants in Odisha, a wildlife group Thursday demanded action against those responsible for such incidents.Biswajit Mohanty, secretary, Wildlife Society of ... Read more...

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Incessant rains disrupt normal life in Bengal

June 17th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 17 (IANS) Incessant rains since Thursday night in Kolkata and other southern West Bengal districts disrupted normal life Friday inundating several areas, triggering major traffic snarls and hitting ... Read more...

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Probe ordered into disruption of Delhi Metro services

November 20th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Saturday instituted an inquiry into the electrical fault in a coach which led to the stalling of services on the busy Jahangirpuri-Gurgaon stretch Friday ... Read more...

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Cable operator-politician nexus derailing overhead cable removal

July 18th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Prathiba Raju New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Efforts to remove tangled mass of overhead wires in large parts of Delhi ahead of the Commonwealth Games seem to have lost momentum as, according ... Read more...

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Maoists blast tracks on second day of strike

May 19th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) The driver and his assistant of a goods train were injured when Maoists blasted rail tracks between Jhargram and Gidhni stations in West Bengal Wednesday on the second ... Read more...

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One killed, 500 shanties destroyed in Kolkata fire (Second Lead)

January 12th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 12 (IANS) One person was killed, about 500 shanties were destroyed and train services in Eastern Railway's Sealdah division disrupted as a major fire swept Ultadanga area in north eastern ... Read more...

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Goa Carnival organisers put terror concerns aside

February 13th, 2009 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 13 (IANS) Notwithstanding security concerns in the aftermath of the Mumbai terrorist attacks, the Goa Carnival later this month will take place on the promenade along the picturesque Mandovi river, ... Read more...

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