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Uttar Pradesh lawmaker Mukhtar Ansari’s trial begins May 22


May 3rd, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday framed charges under a stringent law against Mukhtar Ansari, mafia don-turned-politician and Uttar Pradesh legislator, for allegedly being a ... Read more...

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Prior sanction needed for proceeding against army, court told


March 26th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The union government Monday told the Supreme Court that prior section was necessary for instituting legal proceedings against army personnel engaged in anti-insurgency operations in ... Read more...

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Poll panel shunts UP officials for being Mayawati ‘agents’


February 13th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 13 (IANS) The Election Commission Monday ordered immediate removal of nearly a dozen officials, including some IAS and IPS officers, from certain key positions after they were ... Read more...

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Meenal, Arantxa in National Billiards Final


January 25th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 25 (IANS) Mumbai's Meenal Thakur and Pune cueist Arantxa Sanchis will face-off in the final of the ladies billiards event at the Manisha-National Billiards and Snooker Championship after ... Read more...

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Gangster allowed to file poll papers from jail


January 18th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) A Delhi court Wednesday allowed alleged gangster Munna Bajrangi to file his nomination papers for the coming Uttar Pradesh assembly elections from a jail here.Chief ... Read more...

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Anna Snooker: Damani cracks 116 break


December 17th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 17 (IANS) Brijesh Damani (ONGC) shrugged off a first frame loss to beat local challenger Peter Paul 3-1 and post a century break in the preliminary league of ... Read more...

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Joshi rallies to beat Girish


December 16th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 16 (IANS) Veteran Devendra Joshi (PSPB) rallied from a two-frame deficit to beat R. Girish (Railways) 3-2 in his opening league fixture and set the tone in the ... Read more...

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Some food for thought for Anna supporters


August 20th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Holding a mike with a mini loudspeaker slung over his shoulder, 35-year-old Kamal Sharma roams around the Ramlila Maidan tent calling out to people to ... Read more...

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Sethi, Advani, Alok advance in senior national billiards


July 28th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 28 (IANS) The big guns Pankaj Advani (PSPB), Geet Sethi (Gujarat) and defending champion Alok Kumar (PSPB) qualified for the knock-out stage of the senior National billiards championships ... Read more...

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Easy for fancied players in National Billiards


July 26th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 26 (IANS) Pankaj Advani (PSPB) and Geet Sethi (Gujarat), who have won 16 World titles between them, came through their opening league matches in contrasting style as the ... Read more...

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War against corruption may have just begun (Part-I)


April 13th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
By Prem PrakashNew Delhi, Apr 13 (ANI): That corruption has been eating into the vitals of India's economy is by now a foregone conclusion. It has also subverted, to a large extent, ... Read more...

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Controversial cop named for medal, locals protest


January 26th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, January 26 (IANS) Locals and activists took to the streets here to protest the award of the President's Police Medal to the city's former Deputy Inspector General of Police Prem Prakash, ... Read more...

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Security beefed up in Varanasi ahead of New Year Eve


December 30th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
By Girish DubeyVaranasi, Dec.30 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Police has beefed up security measures ahead of New Year Eve in Varanasi as policemen and commandos were patrolling public places and along the banks ... Read more...

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5 injured in ‘low-intensity’ Varanasi blast (Lead)


December 7th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, Dec 7 (IANS) Around five people were injured in a "low intensity" blast in this temple town during the evening Ganga aarti ritual, a police officer said.Deputy Inspector General Prem ... Read more...

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Police baton charge Kanpur protesters, 10 hurt


October 13th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 13 (IANS) At least 10 people were injured when police resorted to baton charge after locals in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district Wednesday staged demonstrations demanding closure of a school where ... Read more...

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Raguman Turns Superstar In Traffic


September 20th, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Malayalam actor Raguman, who became a style icon during his teens with the entire Generation 'Y' following him, is going to a superstar in his upcoming movie ... Read more...

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Stop pampering Kashmir’s stone throwers and separatists


September 18th, 2010 - 11:22 am ICT by ANI
By Prem PrakashNew Delhi, Sep 18 (ANI): The urge for peace is built into India's psyche and its civilization. An Indian can be heard at any time to be reciting Om Shanti ... Read more...

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Couple working in bank arrested for cheating


August 30th, 2010 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) A couple working in a bank in south Delhi who fraudulently withdrew money from a customer's account have been arrested, police said Monday. According to police, Prem ... Read more...

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Industrialist beaten to death in Greater Noida


May 15th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, May 15 (IANS) An industrialist died in hospital Saturday after being brutally beaten by four men in his factory here late Friday night, police said. One of the assailants has ... Read more...

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Impaled African student out of danger, other discharged


April 26th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Ivory Coast national who was seriously injured when iron rods jutting out of a truck pierced his arm and chest in a road accident is now ... Read more...

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Ansal brothers get bail in Uphaar cinema case


April 23rd, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) A city court Friday granted bail to Uphaar theatre owners Sushil and Gopal Ansal after they confessed to destroying evidence in the fire tragedy which killed 59 ... Read more...

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Uphaar cinema case: Delhi Court grants bail to Ansal brothers


April 23rd, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 23 (ANI): A Delhi court on Friday granted bail to the Ansal brothers- Sushil and Gopal Ansal in connection with the 1997 Uphaar cinema fire tragedy that claimed 59 ... Read more...

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Injured African student given 48 units of blood (Lead)


April 20th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) A citizen of the Ivory Coast, who was seriously injured in a freak accident when iron rods jutting out of a truck pierced his body, is in ... Read more...

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High prices and hoarding will continue in India (Part-I)


February 1st, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
By Prem PrakashNew Delhi: The Indian economy has done well ever since the country decided to open it up in the early 1990s, after experiencing the ignominy of being forced to mortgage ... Read more...

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Merchant enters All India snooker last eight


January 21st, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) Top seed and favourite Yasin Merchant kept his nerves to win 4-3 against veteran Geet Sethi en route to the quarterfinals of the Alumni Club All-India invitational snooker ... Read more...

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Four abductors gunned down near Lucknow, schoolboy rescued


January 21st, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 21 (IANS) In a dramatic rescue mission, Uttar Pradesh police Thursday gunned down four men who had kidnapped an 11-year-old schoolboy the day earlier from this Uttar Pradesh capital. A ... Read more...

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Alok through to pre-quarters of All India Snooker


January 20th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 20 (IANS) Former national champion Alok Kumar won all his three league matches and led the field into the pre-quarter-finals of the Alumni Club All-India Invitational Snooker tournament, here Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Sethi leads way into last 16 of snooker tournament


December 20th, 2009 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 20 (IANS) Geet Sethi rolled back the years with a polished, if unspectacular, 4-2 victory against another veteran Devendra Joshi to qualify for the pre-quarter finals of the VIP Matrix ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh official asked to explain failure to bring Ansari


December 8th, 2009 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) A city court Monday sought the response of Uttar Pradesh prison authorities over the failure to bring independent legislator Mukhtar Ansari before it. Additional Sessions Judge Madhu Jain ... Read more...

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Senior bureaucrat shoots himself, family clueless about reason (Second Lead)


November 29th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 29 (IANS) A senior Uttar Pradesh Indian Administrative Service (IAS) official committed suicide at his residence here early Sunday by shooting himself in the head, police said. Family and friends ... Read more...

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Top cop catches cops taking bribe


November 6th, 2009 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 6 (IANS) Lucknow's Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Prem Prakash Friday caught a traffic police constable and a home guard red handed while taking bribe from a truck driver. The ... Read more...

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Gangster Munna Bajrangi confesses to killing 40 people


October 30th, 2009 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Gangster Munna Bajrangi, who was arrested in Mumbai Thursday, has confessed to killing over 40 people in the past 20 years, police said Friday. "When we asked ... Read more...

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Gangster Munna Bajrangi suspected behind ACP Rajbir’s murder held (Lead)


October 29th, 2009 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Munna Bajrangi, a dreaded gangster carrying a reward of Rs.100,000 for his arrest and suspected to be behind the sensational murder of Delhi Police 'encounter specialist' ... Read more...

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Suspect behind ACP Rajbir’s murder arrested in Mumbai


October 29th, 2009 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Munna Bajrangi, a dreaded gangster carrying a reward of Rs.100,000 for his arrest and suspected to be behind the sensational murder of Delhi Police Assistant Commissioner ... Read more...

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Sex for certificate: Sting reveals racket in Lucknow hospital


October 4th, 2009 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 4 (IANS) Students of a private hospital in Lucknow have alleged that the hospital administration was forcibly taking sexual favours from students to award them certificates. The matter came to light ... Read more...

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