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Shutdown gets partial response in Himachal (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 20 (IANS) The shutdown called by the opposition against the central government's economic measures Thursday got a partial response in the BJP-ruled Himachal Pradesh with buses and trains ... Read more...

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Commercial establishments shut in Himachal


September 20th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 20 (IANS) Commercial establishments were closed in parts of Himachal Pradesh Thursday following the opposition sponsored nationwide shutdown.State-run transport and private buses and trains were plying but trucks ... Read more...

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After Mamata blow, UPA turns to ‘Netaji’ and ‘Behenji’


September 19th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 19 (IANS) As Mamata Banerjee turned her back on UPA-II, Congress emissaries Wednesday opened fresh channels of communication with Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and BSP supremo ... Read more...

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SJVNL declares Rs.388.84 crore dividend


September 4th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 13 (IANS) Power utility Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (SJVNL) has declared a Rs.388.84 crore dividend for the last fiscal, the company said here Tuesday.Addressing the annual general ... Read more...

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Power woes: Sonia’s whisper stronger than SC order


September 2nd, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 2 (IANS) All it took for Amethi and Rae Bareli to get uninterrupted power supply was a whisper from UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi to Samajwadi Party chief ... Read more...

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Shrikhand Mahadev pilgrimage begins in Himachal


July 15th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Rampur, July 15 (IANS) The Shrikhand Mahadev pilgrimage, considered tougher than the journey to the Amarnath cave shrine in Kashmir, has started in Himachal Pradesh, an official said Sunday.The first ... Read more...

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Akhilesh firefights as ministers, officials embarrass government (Uttar Pradesh Newsletter)


May 13th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 13 (IANS) "Even if god forms a government in Uttar Pradesh, crime cannot be controlled," said minister Durga Prasad Yadav. Samajwadi Party leader Mohammad Azam Khan wants ... Read more...

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Azam refuses to call ceasefire with Bukhari


April 10th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 9 (IANS) Even as Samajwadi Party (SP) president Mulayam Singh Yadav flew to New Delhi Monday where he is likely to meet an upset Imam Bukhari of ... Read more...

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Did loud mouth ministers script Congress debacle in UP?


April 6th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 6 (IANS) Did loud mouth central ministers script the Congress debacle in the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls?While party leaders officially refuse to say much, insiders admit the ... Read more...

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Akhilesh rejigs bureaucracy, 30 officials transferred


March 19th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 18 (IANS) In a major bureaucratic reshuffle by the new Uttar Pradesh government of Akhilesh Yadav, 30 officials, mostly IAS, were transferred late Sunday.This included district magistrates of ... Read more...

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One dead, three injured in Delhi road accident


March 18th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) A 25-year-old youth was killed and three others injured after the car they were travelling in collided with a road divider in the capital, police ... Read more...

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Rampur stuns Jaya Prada


March 6th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) Cine star-turned-politician Jaya Prada faced a humiliation in Rampur, her candidate losing badly to old foe and Samajwadi Party veteran Mohammed Azam Khan.Jaya Prada, who ... Read more...

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Jaya Prada takes on Azam Khan


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rampur (Uttar Pradesh), March 3 (IANS) Who will emerge the winner in Rampur? Actor-politician Jaya Prada or bitter rival and Samajwadi Party leader Mohammed Azam Khan?The 'Battle Royale' in ... Read more...

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Avalanche threat in Himachal


January 16th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 16 (IANS) A threat of avalanche loomed over the hills of Himachal Pradesh with higher reaches experiencing heavy snowfall for the second consecutive day Monday.The defence ministry warned ... Read more...

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Himachal in line for more snow (Lead)


January 10th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 10 (IANS) Days after moderate to heavy snowfall across the hills of Himachal Pradesh, the state saw a bright, sunny day Tuesday.State capital Shimla, which saw 0.8 cm ... Read more...

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Cop beats jeweller to death in Uttar Pradesh


November 24th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 24 (IANS) A police officer has been accused of beating a jeweller to death in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur district, police said Thursday.Ram Kumar, 48, died Wednesday after police ... Read more...

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Two held with leopard skin in Uttar Pradesh


November 17th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 17 (IANS) Two poachers were nabbed with a leopard's skin in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur district, police said Thursday.Kasim and Shaqeel Ahmad, both in their early thirties, were nabbed ... Read more...

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Flying start for Delhi’s kite festival


November 12th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) It made for a perfect weekend Saturday as hundreds of multi-coloured kites dotted the clear blue sky at the sprawling India Gate lawns at Delhi's ... Read more...

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Two held with fake currency notes


October 15th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 15 (IANS) Two men working for a Pakistan-based fake currency racket were arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad district with counterfeit Indian currency with a face value of around ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi begins his second day of padyatra


July 6th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Rampur Badli (Uttar Pradesh), July 6 (IANS) It was an early start for Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi who spent the night here and left at 6.30 a.m. to ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi eats dal-roti at night halt at farmer’s house


July 6th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Rampur Badli (Uttar Pradesh), July 5 (IANS) Dal, roti and vegetable with no chillies. This simple fare was Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's dinner at a farmer's house in ... Read more...

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Villagers oppose Himachal hydro project


May 8th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 8 (IANS) Hundreds of people in three districts of Himachal Pradesh have been protesting for the past three days against an upcoming hydropower project of Satluj Jal Vidyut ... Read more...

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Polling underway for third phase of Bihar Panchayat polls


April 27th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Apr 27 (ANI): Polling is underway for the third phase of the multi-phased panchayat elections in Bihar on Wednesday.875 Gram Panchayats in 54 blocks are voting in this phase.Polling will ... Read more...

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Samajwadi workers clash with police, leaders detained (Lead)


March 8th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 8 (IANS) Thousands of Samajwadi Party (SP) activists in Uttar Pradesh, including senior leaders Ram Gopal Yadav and Azam Khan, were Tuesday detained and several were baton ... Read more...

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Mayawati pulls up officials on sudden inspection in Lucknow


February 28th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 27 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Sunday pulled up officials of the Lucknow district administration as she chose to suddenly return from her tour of the districts well before ... Read more...

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Man who shot ex-boss’s wife arrested


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) A man, who tried to kill his ex-employer after being sacked but ended up shooting his wife, has been arrested, police said Tuesday.Wasim, 22, who hails from ... Read more...

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Sacked employee tries to kill boss, hits boss’s wife


February 21st, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Furious over being sacked, a 23-year-old man tried to shoot his former boss but ended up njuring the boss's wife, police said Monday. The woman is stable ... Read more...

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Six poachers arrested from Jim Corbett National Park in Rampur


February 16th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Rampur , Feb 16 (ANI) : A joint operation by the Forest Rangers and the Uttarakhand Police resulted in the arrest of six poachers from the Jim Corbett National Park located in ... Read more...

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Bhimsen Joshi: Legend, music maestro and lover of fast cars too (Obituary)


January 24th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) India's legendary Hindustani vocalist Bhimsen Joshi, who died in a Pune hospital Monday, had left his home in Dharwad, Karnataka, more than seven decades ago when he ... Read more...

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On-line power bill payment starts in west Uttar Pradesh


January 17th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Jan 16 (IANS) About 32 lakh consumers of the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) in western Uttar Pradesh will now be able to pay their electricity bills on the internet, ... Read more...

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UP Police seize fake currency worth Rs 2,65,000


December 8th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by ANI
Bareilly, Dec 8 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Police seized fake currency worth Rs 2,65,000 from Aliganj city here on Wednesday.The police later took into its custody three persons hailing from J P Nagar, ... Read more...

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Four killed as train hits car in Uttar Pradesh


November 26th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 26 (IANS) Four people, including two women, of a family were killed and two others were critically injured when a train rammed into the car carrying them in Uttar Pradesh's ... Read more...

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Three held with Pakistan-made fake currency


November 25th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bareilly, Nov 25 (IANS) Three people were arrested Thursday in Uttar Pradesh for circulating fake currency notes produced in Pakistan, police said. Counterfeit notes worth Rs.2 lakh were seized from them.The three ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party revokes expulsion of Azam Khan


November 3rd, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Nov 3 (ANI): Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has revoked the expulsion of senior leader Mohammad Azam Khan, who was expelled from the party after Lok Sabha polls last ... Read more...

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Ajmer blast case: Indresh Kumar is innocent, says Baba Ramdev


November 1st, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by ANI
Rampur (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 1 (ANI): Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev on Monday said senior Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) leader Indresh Kumar, who has been accused in the 2007 Ajmer Dargah blast ... Read more...

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