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Pakistan aircrash: Black box to be taken to US


May 4th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 4 (IANS) The black box of a Pakistani passenger aircraft that crashed last month killing 127 people will be taken to the US for decoding, a media report ... Read more...

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Shimla’s green belts in peril


April 28th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 28 (IANS) Shimla's last few sprawling green belts are in peril. A political decision to allow construction in the green zones -- the only surviving lungs in the ... Read more...

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Maoists release 15 abducted in Bihar


November 5th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 5 (IANS) Five days after being abducted, 15 people, including 12 labourers, were set free by Maoists in Bihar's Jamui district Saturday, police said.They were freed near Batia ... Read more...

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Bihar Police still clueless about 15 abducted by Maoists


November 4th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 4 (IANS) Four days after armed Maoists abducted 15 people, including 12 labourers, in Bihar's Jamui district, police are still in dark about their whereabouts ... Read more...

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Kejriwal attacker threatens hunger strike


October 22nd, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 22 (IANS) Jitendra Pathak, who attacked social activist Arvind Kejriwal, Saturday said he would observe an indefinite hunger strike if Anna Hazare failed to provide a "satisfactory ... Read more...

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Don’t throw attacker out of job: Kejriwal


October 20th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal Thursday stood up for the man who attacked him in Lucknow and appealed to his employer to give him his ... Read more...

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Kejriwal attacker sacked from job


October 20th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) Jitendra Pathak, who attacked team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal with a slipper, has been sacked from his job at a private construction company here, an official ... Read more...

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Top Tamil Nadu cop suspended after raids


August 2nd, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 2 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's Additional Director General of Police M.S. Jaffer Sait, intelligence chief during the DMK regime, has been suspended following raids by the Directorate of Vigilance ... Read more...

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Homes of Tamil Nadu ex-intelligence chief, official’s son raided


July 26th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 26 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's vigilance department Tuesday raided the houses of former state intelligence chief M.S. Jaffer Sait, a bureaucrat's son and others in a graft case.Officials ... Read more...

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CBI grills former home ministry official on graft charges


June 20th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has questioned a senior bureaucrat, earlier in the home ministry but sent back to his home cadre Uttar Pradesh, ... Read more...

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Are Maoists on the backfoot in Orissa?


December 26th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Jatindra Dash Bhubaneswar, Dec 26 (IANS) Offensives by security forces and the refusal of people to join have hit hard Maoists in Orissa, police say. But experts are not so sure and ... Read more...

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Guard murdered by construction company official


November 9th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), Nov 9 (IANS) A security guard of a private construction company was beaten to death by a senior official of the company at a project site in Sector-6 here, police ... Read more...

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Ludhiana’s four-lane bypass to be completed June 2011


August 3rd, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 3 (IANS) A Rs.416 crore project to develop a four-lane bypass in Punjab's industrial hub Ludhiana will be completed by June next year, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal said ... Read more...

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Two men mowed by speeding truck in Noida


May 27th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, May 27 (IANS) Two men were mowed down by a speeding truck here Thursday, police said. The accident occurred in the afternoon on National Highway-24 opposite CISF compound in Indirapuram.Siddharth, 24, ... Read more...

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Allotting panchayat land for golf course illegal: Congress


May 19th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 19 (IANS) The Congress has termed as "illegal" and "unconstitutional" the Punjab government's decision to persuade village panchayats to allot land in their area on lease to a private company ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up police station, block office in Bihar


March 27th, 2010 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Patna, March 27 (IANS) Suspected Maoists blew up a newly-constructed police station and a block office in Bihar's Rohtas district. They also torched 15 trucks, including eight of a private construction company ... Read more...

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Two engineers held for Balco chimney collapse


February 14th, 2010 - 3:19 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 14 (IANS) Two engineers of a private construction firm were arrested Saturday for their alleged role in last year's chimney collapse at the Bharat Aluminum Company Limited (Balco) power plant ... Read more...

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Irate mob goes on rampage after road accident in Lucknow


November 3rd, 2009 - 11:07 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Nov 3(ANI): An irate mob torched vehicles at the concrete mix plant of a private construction company, after a dumper fatally knocked down a local in Gomti Nagar region of Lucknow ... Read more...

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Separatists abduct engineer in Assam


October 16th, 2009 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Oct 16 (IANS) An engineer involved in the construction of the North-South-East-West Corridor expressway project was abducted by tribal separatists Friday, police said. A police spokesperson said suspected militants of the outlawed ... Read more...

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No trace of 6 men kidnapped by Maoists in Bihar


September 5th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 5 (IANS) Three days after six guards of a construction firm were kidnapped by suspected Maoist guerrillas in Bihar's Jamui district, police have failed to make any breakthrough to rescue ... Read more...

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Maoists kidnap security guards in raid on private firm


September 2nd, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 2 (IANS) Suspected Maoist guerrillas in Bihar have kidnapped six security guards working for a private construction company that had not met their extortion demand, police here said Wednesday. The ... Read more...

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15 killed in Afghanistan in separate incidents


July 28th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 28 (DPA) Fifteen people, among them a presidential campaign worker, were killed in three separate incidents in Afghanistan, officials said Tuesday. In the eastern province of Laghman, a local election campaign ... Read more...

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Supreme Court contempt notice to four Maharashtra officials


July 21st, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked Maharashtra Chief Secretary Johny Joseph and three top officials why it should not launch contempt proceedings against them for installing gates ... Read more...

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Girl engineering student arrested in Rs.2 mn loot case


July 12th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 12 (IANS) Three people including a National Institute of Technology (NIT) girl student and her boy friend have been arrested for their involvement in the looting of Rs.2 million in ... Read more...

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Space holding pedestals to appear at New Yorks Ground Zero


January 30th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan.30 (ANI): A pair of gigantic space-holding pedestals could appear at Ground Zero as temporary stand-ins for two of the site''s long-planned signature skyscrapers, officials disclosed Thursday. The broad-shouldered pedestals ... Read more...

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Construction worker lynched in Greater Noida


December 23rd, 2008 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Dec 23 (IANS) A worker of a private construction firm was lynched while his colleague was beaten up allegedly by the staff of the firm on charges of theft here, ... Read more...

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Metro flyover collapse: Guilty contractor won’t get punishment


November 4th, 2008 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Tuesday found a private construction company guilty for the collapse of an under-construction bridge that killed two people and injured 12 last ... Read more...

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Maoists torch 12 vehicles to enfore strike in Jharkhand


October 23rd, 2008 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 23 (IANS) Maoist rebels torched 12 vehicles and killed a truck driver in separate incidents in Jharkhand while enforcing a strike against the killing of one of their key leaders, ... Read more...

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Two dead, 30 injured after Delhi Metro flyover collapses (Lead)


October 19th, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) At least two people were killed and 30 injured when part of an under-construction flyover of the Delhi Metro collapsed here Sunday morning, officials said.The accident -- ... Read more...

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Drunk man claims blasts, creates ruccus at Noida police station


October 3rd, 2008 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Oct 3 (IANS) A drunken man created a scene outside a Noida police station in the wee hours Friday by claiming that the recent bomb blasts in the country were his ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh blacklists private construction firm


July 19th, 2008 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 19 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has suspended an official and blacklisted a construction company that was awarded an over Rs.100 million contract under a centrally sponsored road construction scheme in ... Read more...

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Railway services, food supply hit in parts of northeast


June 23rd, 2008 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 23 (IANS) The supply of essential items, including food grain, was sevrely affected in the three northeastern states of Tripura, Mizoram and Manipur and parts of Assam due to disruption ... Read more...

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Kidnapped French worker released in Afghanistan


June 20th, 2008 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Kabul, June 20 (DPA) A French man abducted along with his two Afghan colleagues in southern Afghanistan was released after three weeks in captivity, sources said Friday. A group of suspected Taliban ... Read more...

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Railway construction work hit as rebels strike in Assam


May 13th, 2008 - 11:05 am ICT by admin
Guwahati, May 13 (IANS) Authorities in Assam are in a quandary after 16 railway construction companies in the state's North Cachar Hills district decided to stop work following a string of rebel ... Read more...

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