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Ten trains to bring paramilitary forces


December 30th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 30 (IANS) Ten special trains have been booked to ferry thousands of paramilitary forces to Uttar Pradesh for the state elections in Febraury.Special coaches are also been added ... Read more...

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Man fired at in west Delhi, injured


December 26th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) A 45-year-old man was fired at allegedly by two persons early Monday morning in west Delhi, said police.The victim, identified as Satish Bharadwaj, a resident ... Read more...

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Delhi not to restore demolished night shelters


December 19th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday told the Delhi High Court that it will not restore the night shelters which had been constructed near the railway tracks ... Read more...

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‘Lack of political will making India terror target’


December 13th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 13 (IANS) India continues to be a terror target because there is a lack of political will to take and execute firm decisions, an apolitical organisation dealing with ... Read more...

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Maoists can be countered by redressing socio-economic problems: Expert


December 13th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 13 (IANS) Terming the Maoist movement in the country as "a socio-economic problem", a former top cop Tuesday said the menace can be better tackled by addressing the ... Read more...

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Mamata offers Rs.10,000 for fire victims’ last rites


December 9th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday announced grant of Rs.10,000 for the last rites to each of the families of those killed in the ... Read more...

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Rawalpindi has no diesel to run its trains


November 29th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 29 (IANS) Trains may not run from Pakistan's Rawalpindi city from Tuesday as their engines don't have diesel.The daily Dawn said that trains from Rawalpindi are likely to ... Read more...

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Fog claims 15 lives in Uttar Pradesh


November 24th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Nov 24 (IANS) Fifteen people have been killed in accidents in Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad, Mathura, Agra, Mainpuri and Hathras districts as dense fog enveloped the entire region. Cement ... Read more...

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China’s railway investment decreases


November 15th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 15 (IANS) China's railway investment in the first 10 months of this year fell sharply, authorities said.The ministry of railways announced Tuesday that its fixed asset investments reached ... Read more...

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Train runs over husband, wife


November 6th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 6 (IANS) A man who lay over railway tracks in a bid to kill himself after a domestic feud and his wife who tried to save him were ... Read more...

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Three mowed down by truck


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Three people were killed and four others injured when a truck ran over them early Thursday while they were sleeping on a pavement in north ... Read more...

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Probe ordered into youth’s death in Mathura


November 2nd, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 1 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday ordered a probe by state's police's Crime Branch-Criminal Investigation Department (CB-CID) into the death of a youth in Mathura district last ... Read more...

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Man held for honour killing in Uttar Pradesh


November 1st, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 1 (IANS) In a three-month-old honour killing case, a man has been arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Mainpuri district for killing his daughter over her love affair, police said ... Read more...

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Pretti Jaiin rape case: Madhur Bhandarkar summoned Nov 14


October 18th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) A Mumbai court Tuesday directed National Award-winning film director Madhur Bhandarkar to appear before it Nov 14 in connection with a 2004 rape case filed by ... Read more...

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Railway amenities panel stresses on tackling blockades


October 16th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 16 (IANS) Keeping in mind the increasing instances of railway blockades causing inconvenience to passengers, the Indian Railways' Passenger Amenities Committee has recommended that a proper mechanism be ... Read more...

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Telangana shutdown called for Monday


October 15th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) The Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) has called for a shutdown in Telangana Monday to protest large-scale arrests and "police excesses" during the first day ... Read more...

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Non-stop train to run between Lahore and Karachi


October 7th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 7 (IANS) A non-stop train is to run between Lahore and the port city of Karachi on the initiative of a business body, covering the 1,000 ... Read more...

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Train hits four at unmanned crossing, two killed


October 7th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 7 (IANS) Two women of the same family were crushed to death and two were critically injured early Friday after being knocked down by the Rajdhani Express at ... Read more...

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Four Uttar Pradesh cops suspended


September 30th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 30 (IANS) Four policemen were Friday suspended in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur district for dumping the body of a youth in a river without making any efforts to ascertain ... Read more...

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Four mn Pakistan children face risk of hunger


September 30th, 2011 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) Up to four million children in Pakistan's flood-hit Sindh province are at risk of hunger and disease, an NGO said.Only three percent of the $357 million ... Read more...

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Youth dies as his car falls off rail overbridge


September 29th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) An 18-year-old law student was killed after he lost control of his car and the vehicle fell off a railway overbridge in south Delhi early ... Read more...

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James Bond’s India journey scrapped


September 26th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) James Bond is no longer coming to India. Despite a green signal from the Indian railways ministry, plans to shoot a few action sequences ... Read more...

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Husband of village pradhan shot dead


September 23rd, 2011 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Sep 22 (IANS) A 28-year-old man, the husband of a village head, was shot dead by a group of men as he was standing outside a gym in ... Read more...

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Two Jharkhand cops suspended for misusing position


September 20th, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 20 (IANS) Two Jharkhand Police officials, including a superintendent of police-rank officer, were Tuesday suspended on charges of misusing their positions and dereliction of duty, an official said.The ... Read more...

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1,681 cases disposed of, 165 officers booked by CVC


September 19th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) disposed of 1,681 cases and recommended major penalties against 165 officers in July, an official statement said Monday. "Of the ... Read more...

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Mumbai court summons Madhur Bhandarkar in rape case


September 19th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Spelling fresh trouble for National Award-winning film director Madhur Bhandarkar, a Mumbai court Monday issued summons against him in a 2004 rape case filed by an ... Read more...

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Woman cop found dead


September 6th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, Sep 6 (IANS) A policewoman was Tuesday found dead in mysterious circumstances on the railway tracks in this Uttar Pradesh district, police said.The mutilated body of constable Anita Sharma, ... Read more...

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Overturned chemical truck halts trains in China


September 4th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 4 (IANS) Three trains were halted in China Sunday after a chemical truck, which was running on a parallel road, overturned.The incident took place in northwest Gansu province, ... Read more...

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No idea how much free railway passes cost


September 2nd, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Indian Railways has no idea how much money it loses on account of free passes provided to its retired employees.Rajya Sabha member Rajkumar Dhoot sought ... Read more...

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Railways’ green signal to Bond film


September 1st, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Extending its hospitality to the super spy, the railway ministry has given the go-ahead for the shooting of the next James Bond film on ... Read more...

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Stop exam paper leaks, house panel tells railways


August 30th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The parliamentary standing committee on railways has expressed its serious concern at the frequent "allegations of irregularities and malpractices" against the Railway Recruitment Boards and ... Read more...

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Five die in Pakistan train collision


August 30th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 30 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 25 injured when two trains collided Tuesday morning in Lahore, media reports said.The accident took place when a freight ... Read more...

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China says no direct investment in Libya


August 27th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 27 (IANS) China does not have direct investment in Libya. It only has contract projects, an official has said.Shen Danyang, spokesman of the ministry of commerce, said reports ... Read more...

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Parents abandon girl child - for two months


August 25th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Aug 25 (IANS) It could be another case of a girl child being abandoned but there's an unusual twist... a nine-month-old baby was found at the doorstep of a ... Read more...

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Kidnapped businessman’s skeleton recovered


August 24th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 24 (IANS) The skeleton of a businessman abducted in June was found in Bihar's Begusarai district Wednesday, police said.Mahesh Nirala was kidnapped while he was returning home in ... Read more...

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