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Protests erupt against blasphemous video in Srinagar


September 14th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 14 (IANS) Dozens of Kashmiri protestors raised anti-US slogans against the controversial film "Innocence of Muslims" after Friday prayers at several places in Srinagar in the afternoon.Protests ... Read more...

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J&K; wants anti-Islam video blocked


September 14th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 14 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has asked the central government to block access to an anti-Islam video posted on YouTube, saying that it can potentially cause ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India vs. Australia, First ODI


February 5th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 5 (IANS) Scoreboard of the ODI tri-series opener between Australia and India at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here Sunday:Australia: Matthew Wade b R Sharma 67 David Warner ... Read more...

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Scoreboard of Australia’s innings against India in first ODI


February 5th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 5 (IANS) Scoreboard of Australia's innings against India in the first One-day International at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) Sunday: Australia Mathew Wade b R Sharma 67 David ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India vs. Australia, First T20


February 1st, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 1 (IANS) The scoreboard of the first Twenty20 International between India and Australia at the ANZ stadium here Wednesday.Australia innings: David Warner c Raina b Vinay Kumar 25 Mathew ... Read more...

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All eyes on Lambi as Punjab heads for assembly polls


January 28th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 28 (IANS) The importance of Punjab's Lambi assembly seat could be gauged from the fact that Saturday, the last day of campaigning for assembly elections in Punjab, ... Read more...

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Congress candidate booked in Punjab


January 26th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 26 (IANS) The authorities in Punjab Thursday registered a case against the Congress candidate from the Jalandhar central assembly seat on charges of distributing free liquor among voters."Rajinder ... Read more...

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Rs.29 crore in unaccounted cash seized in Punjab


January 23rd, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 23 (IANS) Unaccounted cash amounting to nearly Rs.29 crore has been recovered by various agencies in behalf of the Election Commission (EC) in the past few days in ... Read more...

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Poll panel stops road work in Badal’s constituency


January 18th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/Lambi (Punjab), Jan 18 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) Wednesday directed the administration of Punjab's Muktsar district to stop immediately the work on a temporary road in the Lambi assembly ... Read more...

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Arms, cash, illicit liquor: Punjab goes to political war (Punjab Newsletter)


January 8th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 8 (IANS) Figure this out: Over Rs.15 crore ($2.8 million) of unaccounted cash, 149,000 licensed arms deposited, 160,000 lakh litres of illicit liquor and over 155,000 kg of ... Read more...

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One killed in CISF firing, five troopers arrested (Third Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/Jammu, Jan 2 (IANS) One person was killed and two others were injured Monday when Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) troopers opened fire at people protesting power shortage at a ... Read more...

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Five troopers held for Kashmir firing death (Second Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/Jammu, Jan 2 (IANS) One person was killed and two others were injured Monday when Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) troopers opened fire at people protesting power shortage at a ... Read more...

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Rs.3.5 crore seized in Punjab


December 28th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 28 (IANS) Authorities in Punjab have seized over Rs.3.5 crore of unaccounted money from various places during stepped up checking in the run up to the Jan 30 ... Read more...

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Poll panel rejects Punjab’s octroi abolition, more cash seized


December 27th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 27 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) has rejected the Punjab government's decision abolishing octroi on petrol and diesel sales in towns and cities across the state, officials said ... Read more...

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No public debate on AFSPA revocation: Omar


November 21st, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 21 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday said discussions on the partial revocation of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) between the state and ... Read more...

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No communication from high court: Kashmir government (Lead)


October 3rd, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 3 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Monday denied it had received any communication from the state high court regarding the nomination of a sitting judge for a ... Read more...

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National Conference worker died of heart attack


October 3rd, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 3 (IANS) The National Conference (NC) worker whose death in custody has sparked a political furore in Jammu and Kashmir died of cardiac arrest, the state home commissioner ... Read more...

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Three get life term for 2006 kidnapping of Adobe CEO’s son


September 26th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Sep 26 (IANS) A Noida court Monday awarded life imprisonment to three people for the 2006 kidnapping of Anant Gupta, the son of Adobe CEO Naresh Chand Gupta. Special Judge ... Read more...

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Hindu groups agree to begin Amarnath yatra June 29 (Lead)


June 13th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 13 (IANS) Hindu religious leaders Monday agreed to start the annual Amarnath Yatra from June 29, and not June 15 as they had earlier insisted on, ... Read more...

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Government intervens to resolve Amarnath pilgrimage row


June 13th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 13 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Monday made a last-ditch effort to bring about a settlement between Hindu religious groups and the Amarnath Shrine Board over ... Read more...

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Local bodies poll in Kashmir from April 13


March 14th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 14 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir will have a 16-phase poll, starting April 13, for the over 4,000 panchayats (village councils) in the state, officials said Monday.Polling for ... Read more...

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Growing crime leaves Chandigarh jittery (Letter from Chandigarh)


November 28th, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Nov 28 (IANS) It is one of the most well-planned and prosperous cities of the country, but a soaring crime graph is spoiling Chandigarh's reputation as a safe city. ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir Government to release 52 stone-pelters


September 30th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep 30 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir Government has decided to release 52 youths, including 31 students, who were arrested on charges of stone pelting during an unrest in the Kashmir ... Read more...

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Kashmir bans Iranian TV channel after Quran burning reports


September 13th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 13 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Monday banned local cable operators from airing Iranian TV channel Press TV after protesters in the valley defied curfew and took to the ... Read more...

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Omar Abdullah orders major shake-up in administration


August 26th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 26 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Thursday ordered a major shake-up in the state administration, shifting several senior civil and police officers. The major reshuffle, decided in a cabinet meeting ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India vs Sri Lanka, Tri-nation ODI


August 17th, 2010 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Dambulla, Aug 16 (IANS) Scoreboard of the ODI tri-nation series match between India and Sri Lanka here Monday. Sri LankaUpul Tharanga b Kumar 0Tillakaratne Dilshan c R ... Read more...

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IPL scoreboard: Deccan Chargers vs Mumbai Indians


April 4th, 2010 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Scoreboard of the Indian Premier League match between Mumbai Indians and Deccan Chargers here Saturday. Mumbai IndiansShikhar Dhawan st Gilchrist b Ojha 14 (13b, 1x4)Sachin Tendulkar lbw ... Read more...

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IPL scoreboard: Deccan Chargers vs Rajasthan Royals


March 27th, 2010 - 2:19 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 27 (IANS) Scoreboard of the Indian Premier League match between Deccan Chargers and Rajasthan Royals. Deccan ChargersAdam Gilchrist c Pathan b Narwal 1 (3b)VVS Laxman c Pathan b ... Read more...

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Tigers in focus as Madhya Pradesh begins wildlife census


February 10th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 10 (IANS) A wildlife census got underway in Madhya Pradesh Wednesday after a gap of four years and will determine whether it can retain the tag of "tiger state" as ... Read more...

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Tiger found dead at Pench National Park


January 28th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 28 (IANS) A seven-year-old tiger was found dead at the Pench National Park in Madhya Pradesh, officials said Thursday. "The tiger was found dead in a lake located in ... Read more...

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Scoreboard, India vs Sri Lanka, Twenty20


December 9th, 2009 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Dec 9 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the Twenty20 International match between India and Sri Lanka at the Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA) Ground here Wednesday: Sri Lanka... Read more...

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Maharashtra minister apologises to Environment Ministry for entering tiger cage


August 23rd, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Nagpur, Aug. 23(ANI): Maharashtra's Agriculture Minister Balasaheb Thorat has apologized to the Ministry of Environment and Forest for violating the Wildlife Protection Act by entering the cage of a tiger cub at ... Read more...

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Erratic monsoon hits Himachal’s tomato crop


July 11th, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 11 (IANS) If prices of tomatoes are pinching your wallet blame it on the rain gods. Lack of monsoon showers has reduced tomato production in Himachal Pradesh by 35-40 ... Read more...

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Kanpur hospital employee held for molesting French tourist


June 8th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 8 (IANS) An employee of a hospital in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur town was arrested Monday for allegedly molesting a 24-year-old French tourist, police said. "The employee with the Hailet hospital in ... Read more...

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Violence in university campus after student’s death


June 6th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, June 6 (IANS) The death of a student sparked off violence and tension in a university campaus here as agitated students set vehicles ablaze and fought a pitched battle with police, ... Read more...

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