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Central team visits riot-hit Assam areas, reviews security


August 21st, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 21 (IANS) A central team Tuesday visited the violence affected Dhubri district of Assam to take stock of the security and relief and rehabilitation measures taken up by ... Read more...

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Seven Maoists get political prisoner status


August 8th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Wednesday granted status of political prisoners to seven Maoist leaders and sympathizers in West Bengal jails, the rebels' counsel said.The seven include ... Read more...

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4,000 troopers rushed to violence-hit Assam, PM speaks to Gogoi (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The central government Tuesday said nearly 4,000 paramilitary troopers have been rushed to two violence-hit Assam districts where communal clashes have left 25 people ... Read more...

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Meghalay rebel leader’s arrest shrouded in mystery


November 26th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 25 (IANS) The "arrest" of Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) chief Champion R. Sangma in Bangladesh is shrouded in mystery, as the Meghalaya government Friday sought an official ... Read more...

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ULFA’s Chetia reapplies for asylum in Bangladesh


November 20th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 20 (IANS) United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) general secretary Anup Chetia, presently in a Bangladeshi jail, has once again applied to a court there for political asylum, ... Read more...

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Two Assamese women rescued from west Delhi


June 17th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Two young women from Assam were rescued from the clutches of a 30-year-old man who ran a placement agency in west Delhi and had locked ... Read more...

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Nepal, India say Jai Shambhu


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 2 (IANS) Transcending religious and geographical boundaries, hundreds of thousands of devotees Wednesday flocked to scores of ancient Hindu temples scattered all over Nepal to pay obeisance to ... Read more...

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After Goutam Ghose, Benegal to wow audiences in Nepal


February 9th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 9 (IANS) Close on the heels of acclaimed Indian film director Goutam Ghose wowing Nepal with a mini film festival that screened three of his films in Kathmandu this ... Read more...

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No pools, or Astro turf, Jharkhand players go to nationals


January 29th, 2011 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
By Nityanand Shukla Ranchi, Jan 29 (IANS) Swimmers mastering their butterfly strokes on dry ground, shooters taking aim without bullets, hockey teams never playing on Astro turf - with just a fortnight to ... Read more...

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Govt. to set up joint control rooms in violence-hit northeastern states


January 11th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by ANI
Goalpara (Assam), Jan 11 (ANI): In a desperate move to curb incidents of violence, the government has decided to set up joint control rooms in Assam and Meghalaya, which have witnessed major ... Read more...

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Cop’s son killed, three held


December 25th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Dec 25 (IANS) The Ghaziabad police Saturday claimed to have cracked the brutal murder of a pre-teen boy, missing since late Friday night, with the arrest of three local youths.The body ... Read more...

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‘Peepli Live’ coming alarmingly alive in Nepal


August 18th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 18 (IANS) As the audience wonders whether Natha, the poor farmer from Peepli village, will kill himself to save his family and land in Aamir Khan's latest ... Read more...

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Special anti-Maoist cell needed: Goa assembly panel


July 29th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 29 (IANS) Almost two months after a leader of an Orissa-based fringe Maoist group was arrested in Goa, a legislative panel has recommended setting up of a special cell to ... Read more...

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JD-U leader surrenders, jailed for thrashing youth (Second Lead)


July 27th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 27 (IANS) After absconding for more than 24 hours, Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Shambhu Saran Rai surrendered Tuesday and was sent to judicial custody on charges of ... Read more...

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Bihar leader surrenders after mercilessly beating youth (Lead)


July 27th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 27 (IANS) After absconding for more than 24 hours, Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Shambhu Saran Rai surrendered to the police Tuesday, a day after he severely thrashed ... Read more...

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Bihar leader at large after mercilessly beating youth


July 27th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 27 (IANS) Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Shambhu Saran Rai was absconding Tuesday, a day after he thrashed a youth for allegedly attempting to rape a minor girl ... Read more...

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Eight absenting Jharkhand doctors dismissed


July 9th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 9 (IANS) The Jharkhand government Friday terminated the services of eight doctors who have been absent from their duties. "Eight doctors have been terminated from their services for remaining absent and ... Read more...

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Protesting family blocks Jalandhar-Jammu highway


June 18th, 2010 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Mukerian (Punjab), June 17 (IANS) Family members of a man who died, allegedly due to a beating by a policeman, took the body to the busy Jalandhar-Jammu highway in this Punjab town ... Read more...

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Man dies after pillar falls on him at Games office


June 4th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) A 56-year-old man was killed when a pillar fell on him at the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee office here, police said Friday. Shambhu Nayak, a resident of ... Read more...

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Eight killed in two road accidents in Agra


May 24th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 24 (IANS) Eight people, including two government engineers and six members of a family going to pay condolences, were killed in two road accidents in Agra district Monday, police ... Read more...

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Maoist, 17 others arrested in Goa


May 7th, 2010 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 6 (IANS) A 25-year-old leader of a fringe Orissa-based Maoist group was arrested in Goa along with 17 other people, police said Thursday. "This evening we arrested Shambhu Beck, a ... Read more...

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Punjab flags off motorcycle highway patrol


March 16th, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 15 (IANS) In a bid to make national highways safer and to streamline the flow of increasing traffic, a new highway patrol scheme was launched in Punjab with the flagging ... Read more...

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Railways will commemorate Tagore with museums and trains (Lead)


February 24th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) With the 150th birth anniversary of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore being observed this year, Indian Railways proposes to set up two museums in West Bengal to ... Read more...

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Railways to set up museums to commemorate Tagore


February 24th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) On the occasion of the 150th birth anniversary of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore this year, Indian Railways will set up two museums in West Bengal to ... Read more...

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Railway recruitment exams to be held in regional languages


February 24th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday announced that the railway recruitment examinations would be conducted in regional languages.Presenting the Railway Budget in the parliament here, ... Read more...

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Forest department nabs four men for tiger poaching in Goa


May 25th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 25 (IANS) The forest department Monday admitted that a tiger was poached in the Mhadei wildlife sanctuary in north Goa last month and said that four people have been arrested ... Read more...

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Polls around, but no ‘muri-gur’ treat for Purulia tribals


April 29th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Purulia (West Bengal), April 29 (IANS) Panmoni Mandi, Satimani Murmu and Shambhu Hansda are among the 4,000-odd voters in the 76 villages and hamlets of Ayodhya Hills who will be missing ... Read more...

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Girl arranges widowed mother’s wedding in West Bengal


February 23rd, 2009 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Overcoming family and social pressures, a teenaged daughter got her widowed mother, in her mid-30s, married to a close relative, winning accolades from social activists in West Bengal. Deepa ... Read more...

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JD-U leader demands probe into Nitish Kumar’s assets


February 3rd, 2009 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 3 (IANS) Shambhu Srivastav, a senior leader of Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) has demanded a Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) probe into the assets acquired by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, ... Read more...

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Nepal President intensifies consultations on issuing ordinances


February 3rd, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Feb 3 (ANI) Nepal President Dr Ram Baran Yadav today met several experts on promulgation of ordinances. Dr. Yadav, who has the right of putting an official stamp on the ordinances, ... Read more...

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Four arrested for murdering CPI-M activists in West Bengal


January 28th, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) Four people were arrested Wednesday in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district for allegedly murdering two Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) activists, police said Wednesday.“Four people - Krishnendu ... Read more...

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No more alliance with BJP in Karnataka: JD-U


April 17th, 2008 - 12:01 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 16, (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) seemed headed for a split in Karnataka with the BJP releasing its third list of candidates for ... Read more...

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BJP, JD-U begin Karnataka seat-sharing talks


April 13th, 2008 - 8:09 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Janata Dal-United (JD-U), both constituents of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), have started talks on seat sharing for the assembly ... Read more...

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Fluorosis cripples villagers in Sonbhadra village in UP


December 23rd, 2007 - 8:18 pm ICT by admin
Sonbhadra (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 22 (ANI): A large number of villagers of Sonbhadra village in Uttar Pradesh are suffering from fluorosis due to the excessive fluoride content in the ground water that ... Read more...

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Leopard captured in Thane suburb


December 20th, 2007 - 1:14 pm ICT by admin
Thane, Dec 20 (ANI): A leopard was captured in Thane after it attacked a woman. The leopard was first sighted on Wednesday morning, and it was only caged by the evening. "I knew that ... Read more...

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