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Rioting, blockade over power cuts in Hooda’s district


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), Sep 2 (IANS) Fed up with power cuts, hundreds of villagers of Haryana's Rohtak district, the home district of Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, went on the rampage ... Read more...

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Northeast road-rail links snapped, situation worsens


July 16th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Silchar, July 16 (IANS) Surface links between the northeastern states of Tripura, Manipur and Mizoram as also southern Assam and the rest of India have worsened since Sunday with massive ... Read more...

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Landslide cuts off Mizoram, Manipur and Tripura


July 15th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jul 15 (IANS) Road links to the northeastern states of Mizoram, Tripura and parts of Manipur and southern Assam remained cut off from the rest of India Sunday following ... Read more...

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Army rescues trapped government officials in Kashmir


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 23 (IANS) A quick response to a distress situation by the Indian Army saved the lives of 11 government employees in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir Monday ... Read more...

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PM to speak to Chandy, Jayalalithaa on Mullaperiyar


November 25th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday promised to speak to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa and Kerala's Oommen Chandy to defuse tensions between the ... Read more...

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Snow hampers MiG-29 wreckage search


November 12th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 12 (IANS) Snowfall in the Himalayan peaks once again hampered the search for the remaining wreckage of an Indian Air Force (IAF) MiG-29 combat jet that crashed over ... Read more...

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Massive combing operation on to locate crashed MiG-29


November 4th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 4 (IANS) A massive combing operation is on to retrieve the main wreckage of an Indian Air Force (IAF) MiG-29 combat jet and to locate its other parts, ... Read more...

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Avalanche threat looms large over MiG search


October 28th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 28 (IANS) Up against a threat of an avalanche and falling into crevices, defence mountaineers and local trekkers are battling hard to locate the remaining wreckage of an ... Read more...

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Crashed MiG’s one engine found, no trace of pilot


October 27th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla/New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel have recovered one engine of the MiG-29 fighter plane that crashed off a snow-bound peak of Himachal Pradesh Oct 18, ... Read more...

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Assam to get $2.5 mn from UN body for rural hygiene


September 18th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Assam has been allocated $2.5 million by a UN body to help improve hygiene in rural areas, stressing on the economic gains that would follow ... Read more...

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Meghalaya defers civic polls


July 14th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 14 (IANS) The Meghalaya government Thursday again postponed the first-ever civic polls in the three districts of Garo Hills scheduled for next month, fearing breakdown of law-and-order situation ... Read more...

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Chinese nuke plant safer than Fukushima: Experts


March 20th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Honk Kong, Mar.20 (ANI): Experts have said that China's Daya Bay nuclear plant (built in the 1990s) is safer than the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan (1971), as it is newer ... Read more...

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Telecom second largest corrupt sector: KPMG


March 15th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) In the wake of the second generation (2G) spectrum scam, a survey on bribery and corruption in India by global consultancy firm KPMG has ... Read more...

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Local response to fury of Bahraich floods


February 5th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by admin
By Anjali Singh – CNSJust a short stroll through Rewali, Adampur, the mud embankment in Kaiserganj, Bahraich, a small district in the flood prone area of Uttar Pradesh, gives you ... Read more...

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Doctors visit diarrhoea prone area in Orissa


September 8th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
By Sarda LahangirRayagad (Orissa), Sep. 8 (ANI): A team of 20 doctors, led by senior officials of the state health department, visited the diarrhoea-affected Orissa's Rayagad on Wednesday.Kashipur, Kalyansinghpur and Bissamkatak blocks ... Read more...

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Lake Delhi in Iowa vanishes in hours


July 26th, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Iowa, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The almost ninety-year-old Lake Delhi at Iowa was gone within hours when a devastating flood receded.Local residents who use the lake as a summer entertainment spot say ... Read more...

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Delhi up to meeting any seismic disturbance: Jaipal Reddy


June 8th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 8 (ANI): Union Minister for Urban Development S Jaipal Reddy on Tuesday said earthquake-resistant measures would be adopted by all future constructions, as New Delhi is located in a ... Read more...

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Cyclonic storm kills three, damages 1,000 houses in Tripura


May 17th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 17 (IANS) At least three people were killed and over 10 injured as a cyclonic storm lashed several parts of Tripura, leaving behind a trail of destruction, officials said Monday. ... Read more...

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Landslide cuts off Mizoram, Manipur and Tripura


May 12th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 12 (IANS) Road links to the northeastern states of Tripura, Mizoram and parts of Manipur and southern Assam remained cut off from the rest of India for the second day ... Read more...

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Lightning kills five in Tripura


April 29th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 29 (IANS) Five people, including two children, were killed and 11 injured in lightning strikes in different parts of Tripura, officials said Thursday. Eight-year-old Rajiv Bhoumij and his six-year-old sister ... Read more...

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Drunk men assault police sub-inspector in Ghaziabad


January 15th, 2010 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Jan 15 (IANS) A police sub-inspector was beaten up by a group of drunk men in a crime-prone area of Ghaziabad late Thursday night, police said Friday. Sub-inspector Raghu Nath Singh, posted ... Read more...

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Mexico Chopper Crash Claims One Soldier And Leaves Others Injured


December 24th, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Guerrero, a southern state in Mexico witnessed a helicopter crash on Wednesday and the accident claimed one life and left two soldiers wounded. The Mexican Defense Department ... Read more...

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350 stranded passengers rescued in Kashmir


November 26th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 26 (IANS) At least 350 passengers stranded at the Zojilla pass in Jammu and Kashmir's Gandherbal district due to heavy snowfall have been rescued, police said Thursday. "More than 150 ... Read more...

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A bed in ‘Florence’ for Manmohan Singh


July 9th, 2009 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin L'Aquila (Italy), July 9 (IANS) Leaders of the world's wealthiest countries gathered for the G8-G5 summit may not have the time to go sightseeing but their hosts have ensured ... Read more...

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Himachal Pradesh Police conduct mock disaster management drill in Dharamsala


April 10th, 2009 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Apr 10 (ANI): Himachal Pradesh Police have conducted a mock disaster management drill in Dharamsala to train its personnel to face any emergency situation.Himachal Pradesh Police Programme Coordinator and Assistant Commandant, ... Read more...

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Two districts in Jammu and Kashmir still cut off


February 12th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 12 (IANS) Over 600,000 people living in the mountainous Doda and Kishtwar districts of Jammu and Kashmir remain cut off since the past week with more than 200 metres of ... Read more...

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Fourth phase of polling underway in J-K


December 7th, 2008 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Dec 7 (ANI): Fourth phase of the seven phased elections is going on in Jammu and Kashmir today. 18 constituencies where the votes are being polled include Udhampur, Reasi, Baramullah and ... Read more...

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Jharkhand man on a mission to bring greenery in Palamau


August 13th, 2008 - 4:51 am ICT by ANI
By Girija Shankar Ojha Palamau (Jharkhand), Aug.12 (ANI): Kaushal Kishore Jaiswal of Palamau district of Jharkhand has devoted himself to the cause of expanding green cover in the region. He has made ... Read more...

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No paramilitary deployment in Nandigram


August 9th, 2008 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Nandigram (West Bengal), Aug 9 (IANS) An all-party meeting led by Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattarcharjee here Saturday ruled out the deployment of paramilitary forces in a town close to this trouble-prone area ... Read more...

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Orissas primitive tribes not to allow Vedanta group mining despite SC order


August 9th, 2008 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneshwar, Aug 9 (ANI): The Dongria and Jharnia Kondh tribes of Kalahandi today announced to continue their protest against the London based Vedanta Group despite Supreme Courts green signal to the ... Read more...

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In Jharkhand, trees too get Rakhis


August 5th, 2008 - 9:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Girija Shankar Ojha Patan (Palamau) Jharkhand, Aug.5 (ANI): Ahead of the upcoming siblings festival Rakhi, scores of people are tying Rakhis (the sacred thread) around trees as part of their attempt ... Read more...

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Earthquake jolts northwestern Pakistan


August 2nd, 2008 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) A mild earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale Saturday jolted the Swat valley in northwestern Pakistan, IRNA news agency reported. The epicenter of the quake was located ... Read more...

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Carbon isotopes in coral skeletons may lead to improved quake forecasts


July 21st, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): Carbon isotopes trapped for thousands of years in coral skeletons could establish the long-term frequency of major earthquakes in southeast Asia and the South Pacific, and perhaps ... Read more...

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Army on alert in Siliguri, West Bengal calls all-party meet(Third Lead)


June 13th, 2008 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) The army was kept on stand-by and the West Bengal government convened an all-party meeting on the Darjeeling district issue as the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) activists clashed ... Read more...

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Aircrafts to probe, assess cyclones in India


April 24th, 2008 - 10:07 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) India will deploy special aircraft to probe and assess the impact of cyclones in coastal districts of the country and develop a cyclone warning system, an official ... Read more...

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