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Canadian citizen arrested with cocaine in Punjab


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, Sep 3 (IANS) In one of the biggest seizures of cocaine in Punjab's Jalandhar district, police Monday recovered 1.5 kg of the contraband from a Canadian citizen. The consignment ... Read more...

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Curfew relaxed in Assam, 100 people detained


August 17th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 17 (IANS) Curfew was Friday partially lifted in Assam's Rangiya sub-division of Kamrup (Rural) district and 100 people have been picked up for violence, police said. There were ... Read more...

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Karnataka to set up second foundry cluster


March 5th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 5 (IANS) The Karnataka government Monday said it would soon set up the state's second foundry cluster at Dobbespet in Bangalore Rural district.Dobbespet is about 50 km from ... Read more...

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Living in a city makes you fat, infertile, depressed


November 22nd, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 21 (IANS) Babies born in cities face a number of health problems, as more and more people are shunning pastoral life to stay in urban centres.In 1900, only ... Read more...

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Karnataka ombudsman raids six sub-registrar offices


August 9th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 9 (IANS) Within a week of assuming office, Karnataka's new Lokayukta (ombudsman) Justice Shivaraj V. Patil ordered raids at six sub-registrar offices in Bangalore Rural and Doddaballapur districts ... Read more...

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Karnataka clears 28 projects worth Rs.8,622 crore investments


July 14th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 14 (IANS) The Karnataka government Thursday cleared 28 investment proposals collectively valued at Rs.8,622 crore with an employment potential for about 23,000 people, state industries minister Murgesh Nirani ... Read more...

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Karnataka extends Unique ID project to all districts


February 17th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 17 (IANS) The Karnataka government Thursday extended the Unique Identification (UID) number project Aadhaar to the remaining 28 districts of the state following its successful implementation in Tumkur and Mysore ... Read more...

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RBI to take more steps to rein in inflation


December 30th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 30 (IANS) Concerned over the rising inflation, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Thursday hinted at taking more steps to check it."Inflation is always a concern for us. If measures ... Read more...

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Fearless Taliban says it can strike and gain control of Afghan areas at will


November 2nd, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov.2 (ANI): Observers of the evolving situation in war-ravaged Afghanistan have concluded that so omnipresent is the fear of the Taliban, that their fighters don't even have to fire a ... Read more...

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Black Cats to protect Jayalalithaa during Madurai demonstration


October 16th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, Oct.16 (ANI): After series of anonymous threat letters, phone calls and messages sent to the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) supremo J. Jayalalithaa, the AIADMK cadres in rural Coimbatore ... Read more...

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Krystal Ball Miffed Over Explicit Photos


October 7th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez, A democrat candidate in Virginia, Krystal Ball reported herself as being 'embarrassed and angry' over some racy pictures of her that has been published on a blog. The six ... Read more...

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Bihar Congress keen to use Nitish-Modi pic in poll campaign


July 21st, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Keen to capitalise on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's discomfiture over a photograph showing him holding hands with the controversial Narendra Modi, Congress workers in the ... Read more...

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Sharjah Sharia court gives capital punishment to Indian labourer


July 12th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Sharjah, July 12 (ANI): The 'Sharjah Sharia Court of First Instance' has convicted an Indian man and sentenced him to death for premeditatedly beating another man to death.According to Gulf News, ... Read more...

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Mob goes on rampage after road accident


May 21st, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 21 (IANS) A mob went on the rampage in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur Dehat (rural) district after three members of a marriage party were killed and 30 injured in a road ... Read more...

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Police bust marijuana racket in Assam


January 13th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 13 (IANS) A multi-crore international marijuana racket was busted Wednesday in Assam with authorities destroying up to 2,000 kg of the contraband substance on the outskirts of Guwahati. A police ... Read more...

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Karnataka probing sexual harassment case against IAS officer


January 6th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 6 (IANS) A senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer in Karnataka is under government scanner for sexual harassment following a complaint by a widow. "Investigation is on," Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa ... Read more...

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Mysterious disease claims eight lives in Uttar Pradesh


December 29th, 2009 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 29 (IANS) A mysterious disease, marked by high fever, severe headache and vomiting, has claimed lives of eight people in the last 15 days in the Kanpur Dehat (rural) district ... Read more...

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Incentive for fast completion of AIIMS-like hospitals


November 16th, 2009 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Monday announced an incentive of Rs. 10 crore (Rs.100 million) for early completion of the eight referral hospitals on the lines of ... Read more...

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Bangalore police bust ‘D’ gang’s gun racket


October 12th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Oct 12 (ANI): Bangalore Police on Monday arrested two gun runners allegedly behind the Dawood Ibrahim gang in the city.The action comes days after the arrest of three other Dawood gangsters ... Read more...

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RBI governor dons teacher’s hat for rural kids


September 23rd, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 23 (IANS) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor D. Subba Rao turned into a teacher to give simple lessons on the role of the central bank to about 500 students ... Read more...

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RBI chief launches financial literacy drive in rural Bangalore


September 22nd, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 22 (IANS) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor D. Subbarao Tuesday initiated a financial literacy programme in a hamlet, 60 km from India's tech hub, with a goal of achieving ... Read more...

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Search on for body of drowned Bangalore boy


September 17th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 17 (IANS) More than 24 hours after an 18-month-old boy was washed away in a flooded drain here, his body has not been found and the search operation has shifted ... Read more...

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Karnataka orders probe into church attack


September 11th, 2009 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 11 (IANS) Karnataka Friday ordered an inquiry into the attack on a Catholic church on the outskirts of the city by unidentified miscreants early Thursday. Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa ... Read more...

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Vandals attack church near Bangalore


September 10th, 2009 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 10 (IANS) A mob Thursday attacked a church at Hebbagudi near here and damaged the statues of Mother Mary and Infant Jesus in the premises, police said, adding that ... Read more...

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K. Rosaiah To Step In As Chief Minister Of Andhra Pradesh


September 3rd, 2009 - 7:21 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez After the news of the official confirmation of the sad and untimely death of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. R. Reddy today, September 3, Union Minister P Chidambaram has ... Read more...

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Andhra Pradesh Cheif Minister YSR Reddy Dead


September 3rd, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez In a very tragic incident it has been revealed that the Chief Minister of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh has died in a chopper crash.This sad and unfortunate ... Read more...

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Villagers make official eat bitter meal to protest lack of work


August 29th, 2009 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 28 (IANS) When an official of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS) came to a village in Uttar Pradesh's Chandauli district Friday to check on the progress of projects, ... Read more...

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Man murders brother, pregnant sister-in-law over land dispute


June 16th, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 16 (IANS) A man in an Uttar Pradesh village Tuesday killed three of his relatives, including his pregnant sister-in-law, over a land dispute, police said. Ram Awtar barged into his brother's ... Read more...

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Kumaraswamy, now MP, resigns from Karnataka assembly


May 28th, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 28 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister H.D. Kumaraswamy of the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) Thursday resigned from the state assembly following his election to the Lok Sabha. Kumaraswamy, 49, son ... Read more...

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Five on-duty poll officials die (Lead)


April 23rd, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal/Bangalore, April 23 (IANS) Four officials in Madhya Pradesh have died, possibly due to heat stroke, while they were on poll duty, and one poll official in Karnataka died after a heart ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh police shoot at youth for refusing money


February 5th, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 5 (IANS) Two Uttar Pradesh policemen have been accused of shooting at a youth who refused to give them extortion money, officials said Thursday.Arun Kumar Mishra, who received bullet injuries ... Read more...

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Accused BSP MLA used to extort money: PWD engineer


December 27th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 27 (IANS) Days after an Uttar Pradesh engineer was allegedly beaten to death by a ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator, the victim's predecessor in the public works department (PWD) ... Read more...

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Slain engineer’s family spurns compensation, BSP MLA booked (Roundup)


December 26th, 2008 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 26 (IANS) While the Mayawati government in Uttar Pradesh went on an overdrive to steer clear of the controversy surrounding the lynching of an engineer for which a ruling Bahujan ... Read more...

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32 torture marks on body of murdered Uttar Pradesh engineer


December 25th, 2008 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 25 (IANS) Marks of torture and electric shock have been found on the body of an Uttar Pradesh engineer who was allegedly lynched by a ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) ... Read more...

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Scientific panel formed to check fever that killed over 120


August 27th, 2008 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 27 (IANS) A panel of scientists, including experts from National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune, has been formed to contain a mysterious fever that has claimed over 120 lives in ... Read more...

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