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Provide list of corrupt officials: Himachal court


September 14th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 14 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court has directed the state's chief secretary to furnish a list of government functionaries involved in corruption and moral turpitude cases over ... Read more...

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Save Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s haveli in Pakistan, Badal urges PM


July 17th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 17 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday sought the personal intervention of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for conservation of Maharaja Ranjit Singh's ancestral house in ... Read more...

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Haryana polio-free since 2010: Official


July 10th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 10 (IANS) No new case of polio has been reported in Haryana since January 2010 and it is free from the disease, a health official said here Tuesday."Haryana ... Read more...

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WSH: Comets move closer to semi-final spot


March 26th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 26 (IANS) Chandigarh Comets virtually assured themselves a berth in the semi-finals when they defeated Chennai Cheetahs 4-0 in the World Series Hockey competition here Monday.The victory that ... Read more...

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Phoolan Devi murder accused allowed to contest Uttar Pradesh polls


January 24th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday allowed Sher Singh Rana, the husband of slain bandit-turned-politician Phoolan Devi and the prime accused in her murder, to file his ... Read more...

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Institute for Blind lift blind cricket trophy


December 4th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) The Institute for the Blind, Panchkuian Road, Sunday lifted the Eyeway Blind Cricket Challenger Tournament trophy, defeating the Blind School, Lodhi Road, by 8 wickets.Winning ... Read more...

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Sikh relics to be auctioned in Britain


November 9th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Relics and documents from medieval India and the erstwhile Sikh kingdom, including the personal prayer book of former maharaja Duleep Singh, will be auctioned in ... Read more...

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Himachal pulled up for inaction against corrupt officials


August 19th, 2011 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 18 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Thursday again pulled up the state government for its tardiness in granting sanction to prosecute corrupt officials.A division bench of Justice ... Read more...

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Gurgaon villagers move court for return of land


August 2nd, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 2 (IANS) A group of villagers in Haryana's Gurgaon Tuesday alleged they were threatened by district officials in 2009 to lease their land to the Rajiv Gandhi ... Read more...

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Punjab Congress legislators held for opposing land deal


July 29th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 29 (IANS) Congress leaders from Punjab, including five legislators, were arrested Friday while they were going to Mansa district to oppose the Punjab government's move to acquire ... Read more...

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Himachal official convicted in graft case


June 28th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 28 (IANS) A Himachal Pradesh official who was arrested by the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau in 2008 was convicted by a court Tuesday for bribery, a police officer ... Read more...

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Himachal court concerned over tardy graft cases probe


June 17th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 17 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Friday took a serious view of tardy pace of corruption cases involving top government officials.A division bench of Chief Justice Kurian ... Read more...

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Four held for robbery


March 4th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Four people, including two minors, have been apprehended for assaulting and robbing a man outside a railway station in west Delhi, police said Thursday."Naseeb, 19, ... Read more...

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Brit-Indian ‘jealous’ husband caught on CCTV buying machete for wife’s murder


December 4th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): Harpreet Aulakh, the Brit-Indian husband who hired contract killers to murder his wife, was caught on CCTV laughing and joking as he bought a 13.99 pound machete from ... Read more...

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Brit Indian Sikh found guilty of wife’s murder over her asking for divorce


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3(ANI): The husband of a mother-of-two Brit Indian woman, who had her hand severed as she was killed in a street attack in Greenford last November, has been found ... Read more...

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High-altitude Himachal lakes begin to freeze


October 27th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 27 (IANS) Most of the high-altitude lakes in Himachal Pradesh have started to freeze as the recent snowfall has sharply brought down the temperature, the weather department said here ... Read more...

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Brit-Indian woman killed for daring to file divorce petition


October 19th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 19 (ANI): Geeta Aulakh, an Indian origin woman in the UK, was allegedly killed with a machete on the orders of her husband because she wanted a divorce, the ... Read more...

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Hubby, three others to face trial over Brit-Indian Geeta Aulakh’s mutilation murder


October 18th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 18(ANI): Four Brit-Indian men are due to face trial over charges of killing 32-year-old Geeta Aulakh in a knife attack.Geeta was found with fatal head injuries and her hand severed ... Read more...

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Himachal asked to give details on its tainted officials


September 4th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 4 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court has asked the Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled state government to place on record the list of its officials facing corruption and other charges. Taking ... Read more...

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Youth dies in police custody, protesters block road


August 11th, 2010 - 1:50 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Angered residents of Loni town in Ghaziabad district vandalised vehicles and blocked the Delhi-Saharanpur road Tuesday after a 19-year-old youth was allegedly beaten to death in police custody. ... Read more...

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Trooper held for killing villagers in Uttar Pradesh


August 4th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 4 (IANS) A trooper of the paramilitary Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) has been arrested on charges of killing two villagers during a clash in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur district, police said ... Read more...

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More arrests likely in Punjab honour killing


July 25th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hoshiarpur (Punjab), July 25 (IANS) More arrests are likely to take place in the honour killing of a young woman by her father in Punjab while a man who killed his sister ... Read more...

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Father arrested for killing daughter


July 24th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hoshiarpur (Punjab), July 24 (IANS) A man in Dasuya town of Punjab's Hoshiarpur district was arrested for allegedly killing his daughter in a suspected case of honour killing, police said Saturday. Police officials ... Read more...

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Five held in Punjab with RDX, detonators, heroin (Lead)


June 10th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, June 10 (IANS) Five smugglers have been arrested from a village in Punjab and six kg of RDX as well 20 detonators, timer-devices and heroin seized from them, police said Thursday. The ... Read more...

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BJP leader’s son stabbed to death, 3 youths held (Lead)


May 31st, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 31 (IANS) The 20-year-old son of a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader was stabbed to death by three youths following an argument over road racing that the two sides ... Read more...

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Road rage in Shimla: BJP leader’s son killed


May 31st, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 31 (IANS) The 20-year-old son of a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader was stabbed to death by three men, one day after a road chase following an argument on ... Read more...

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MPs’ team meets PM over Sikh’s beheading by Taliban (Lead)


February 23rd, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) A delegation of members of parliament met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday in the wake of the beheading of a Sikh man by the Taliban in ... Read more...

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MPs delegation meets PM over Sikh’s beheading


February 23rd, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) A delegation of Members of Parliament met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday in connection with the beheading of a Sikh by the Taliban in Pakistan's tribal ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh is ‘Chic Sikh’ of 2009


January 2nd, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been named the 'Chic Sikh' of 2009 by popular online Sikh magazine sikhchic.com Two others sharing the honour are Delhi lawyer Harvinder Singh ... Read more...

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Indian husband of woman with chopped hand to appear in court


December 13th, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) The estranged Indian husband of a woman found dying with a severed hand in a London street is to appear in court Monday after being charged with her ... Read more...

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Husband charged with killing Brit Indian mother of two


December 13th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.13 (ANI): The estranged husband of a mother-of-two Brit Indian woman Geeta Aulakh who was found in the street with her hand severed has been charged with her murder.According to a ... Read more...

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Husband of mutilated Indian-origin woman charged with murder


December 13th, 2009 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) The estranged husband of an Indian-origin woman found lying with a severed hand in a London street has been charged with her murder. Harpreet Aulakh, 31, was charged with ... Read more...

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Fresh snowfall in Himachal, Rohtang pass again closed


December 10th, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 10 (IANS) Moderate to heavy snowfall was reported across the higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh Thursday, a weather official said. The Rohtang Pass was again closed for vehicular traffic ... Read more...

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Army XI win Murugappa Gold Cup hockey


October 11th, 2009 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 11 (IANS) Veteran Ignace Tirkey rekindled memories of his halcyon days with the national team as he struck the match-winner in the 59th minute to help Army XI beat Bharat ... Read more...

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BPCL, Army XI make Muruguppa final


October 10th, 2009 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 10 (IANS) Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) survived a late challenge from Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOC) for a 4-3 win en route to the final of the 85th All-India ... Read more...

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