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8 killed as bus falls into gorge in Jammu


August 21st, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 21 (IANS) At least eight persons were killed and 35 others injured in a bus crash in the mountainous Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday afternoon.Police sources ... Read more...

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Five places where life may exist in solar system


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) Life on Earth occupies some bizarre places from deep-sea hydrothermal vents to frigid and lightless lakes. While scientists hunt for hospitable planets circling other stars, the ... Read more...

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Annual Hindu pilgrimage of Amarnath to start June 25


February 26th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 25 (IANS) The annual Hindu pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave shrine of Lord Shiva, in the south Kashmir Himalayas, will commence on June 25 this year.It will ... Read more...

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Japanese Encephalitis cases on decline


October 24th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 24 (IANS) With the rains over, cases of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) have begundeclining in poverty-ridden eastern Uttar Pradesh, where the mosquito-borne killer disease has claimed the ... Read more...

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Putzmeister to invest four million euros in India


October 18th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 18 (IANS) Putzmeister Concrete Machines (PCM) India Tuesday said it will invest four million euros over the next three years to expand production capacity at its Goa manufacturing ... Read more...

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Much garbage to remove from Ramlila ground in little time


August 28th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare's rallying call for the nation to clean up its act has left behind piles of garbage at Delhi's Ramlila ground.Shortly ... Read more...

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How they kept Ramlila Maidan clean — only for Anna!


August 28th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) From collecting mounds of garbage, removing slush caused by rains to cleaning toilets, a group of volunteers -- mostly students from premier medical and ... Read more...

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Landslide disrupts Konkan Railway traffic again


July 22nd, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 22 (IANS) Barely hours after rail traffic resumed along the Konkan Railway (KR) route, a fresh landslide disrupted operations yet again Friday, an official said.This is the third ... Read more...

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Connaught Place to remain dug up for another year


July 15th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The recent monsoon showers have added to the slush on the dug-up portions of Delhi's central commercial hub Connaught Place, and a civic official Friday ... Read more...

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Stranded tourists rescued from Rohtang Pass (Lead)


June 30th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, June 30 (IANS) Hundreds of people, mainly tourists, have been rescued from near the Rohtang Pass in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district, where they were stranded by landslides blocking the ... Read more...

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Cold conditions persist in Himachal, roads partially opened


January 18th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 18 (IANS) Severe cold conditions continued in the hills of Himachal Pradesh Tuesday. However, there were no reports of fresh snow and rain, the weather bureau here said.Roads in upper ... Read more...

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TRS postpones rally due to Andhra rains


December 8th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 8 (IANS) Heavy rains for the past two days have forced the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) to postpone its public meeting scheduled for Thursday in Warangal district of Andhra ... Read more...

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It’s time to disco (Games snippets)


October 1st, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) It won't be all work and no play for the athletes staying at the Games Village. They have a discotheque, functioning since late Thursday, where they can ... Read more...

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Dehradun landslides leave tourists stranded


September 20th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashish GoelDehradun, Sep. 20 (ANI): Continuous landslides in Uttarakhand's Dehradun region have blocked National Highway-72 leading to New Delhi, and left tourists stranded.On Sunday, hundreds of tourists headed back to their ... Read more...

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Cholera cases rise in Orissa’s tribal heartland


September 16th, 2010 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 15 (IANS) Cholera and other water-borne diseases that have claimed 39 lives since August have infected 355 more people in Orissa's Rayagada district, an official said Wednesday. According to the latest ... Read more...

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Rains fail to dampen Delhi’s Eid spirit


September 11th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Not letting the rains dampen their festive spirit, hundreds of Muslims offered prayers at the historic Jama Masjid Friday morning on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr that marks ... Read more...

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Chavan appreciates ITBP for donating Rs.10.75 million in PM Relief Fund for Leh victims


August 28th, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.28 (ANI): Minister of State for Science and Technology Prithviraj Chavan on Saturday appreciated the monetary help contributed to Prime Minister's Relief Fund by the Indo Tibetan Border Police for ... Read more...

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Cloudburst, landslides damage houses, school in Uttarakhand village


August 26th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashish GoyalMatak Majari, Uttarakhand, Aug 26 (ANI): Heavy downpours and landslides, triggered by a cloudburst, damaged over 50 houses and a school in Matak Majari village near Dehradun in Uttarakhand in ... Read more...

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Joshua rides to victory in Indian National Rally Championship


August 22nd, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 22 (IANS) Pramod Joshua of Team TVS Racing won the Mak K-1000 Rally comfortably for back-to-back victories in the Mak Indian National Rally Championship (INRC) for two-wheelers at Siddlaghatta, about ... Read more...

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Can Connaught Place mess be cleared by month end? (With Images)


August 22nd, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhulika Sonkar New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Traffic-clogged roads, heaps of debris, rain-soaked slush, lack of parking space...Even as Connaught Place, the famous shopping landmark and city centre of Delhi, has been ... Read more...

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State mourning for killed school-kids in Uttarakhand


August 19th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, Aug 19 (IANS) Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' Thursday declared three-day state mourning for the 19 school children who were buried alive following collapse of a classroom in the state's ... Read more...

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Rancho’s school re-opens after a week


August 13th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by ANI
By Shashank ShantanuLeh, Aug 13 (ANI): The Druk White Lotus School on the Leh-Manali highway, where Aamir Khan's blockbuster comedy film '3 Idiots' was shot last year, reopened a week after ... Read more...

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Normalcy returns to Leh a week after cloudburst


August 13th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by ANI
By Shashank ShantanuLeh, Aug 13 (ANI): Normalcy has gradually returned to Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir after it was adversely affected by a cloudburst followed by unexpected floods a week ago. ... Read more...

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Man-eater strikes in Pilibhit again


August 11th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 11 (IANS) A man-eater, which has been on the prowl in and around the jungles of Pilibhit in Uttar Pradesh, made its sixth kill in a village of the district. Redawati ... Read more...

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Life limping back to normal at Leh, rescue operations continue


August 10th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by ANI
Leh, Aug 10 (ANI): Life is limping back to normalcy in Leh district after five days of floods caused by cloudburst.People have started coming back to their homes with the support ... Read more...

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Death toll reaches 165 in Leh, 81 foreign tourists rescued


August 9th, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by ANI
Leh, Aug 9 (ANI): Rescue and relief efforts were on in full swing in flashfloods devastated Leh.At least 81 foreign tourists and six tour guides were rescued by the Air Force from ... Read more...

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China moves to prevent further flooding, as rescue continues


August 9th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) Rescuers have pulled out a 74-year-old woman from her fourth-floor apartment Monday, as search for survivors continued in northwest China, hit by mudslides and floods triggered by torrential ... Read more...

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Indian Army carries rescue operation in cloudburst-hit Leh


August 9th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
Leh, Aug 9 (ANI): The Indian Army personnel on Monday rescued 317 tourists both domestic and foreign, along the Leh - Srinagar and Leh - Manali axis as part of the on ... Read more...

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Death roll rises to 145 while 500 persons still missing in Leh


August 8th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by ANI
Choglumsar (Leh), Aug.: The death toll in the devastated Leh region reached 145 on Sunday even as rescue workers struggled through piles of mud and slush in search of over 500 people ... Read more...

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ITBP rescue 100 persons; retrieve 30 dead bodies in Leh


August 7th, 2010 - 11:36 pm ICT by ANI
Leh, Aug.7 (ANI): Indo-Tibetan Border Police rescued 100 persons and retrieved more than 30 dead bodies from the debris on Saturday, the second day of rescue operation being carried out in Leh. ... Read more...

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Why three bridges were built for one in ‘Raavan’?


June 7th, 2010 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) The climactic fight between Abhishek Bachchan and Vikram in "Raavan" on a wooden bridge actually required three different bridges to be built so that ... Read more...

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Two army vehicles torched in Kashmir


April 25th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir), Apr 25 (ANI): Angry protesters at Keller area of Shopian District in Jammu and Kashmir have torched two army vehicles after a person was killed during an encounter ... Read more...

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Guwahati flooded, troopers deployed to rescue residents


April 20th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 20 (IANS) Authorities Tuesday deployed paramilitary troopers to carry out rescue operations in Assam's main city of Guwahati hit by massive flooding, triggered by heavy rains since Sunday. Troopers of ... Read more...

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Argentine fruit growers, cattle raisers fight over hail cannons


February 21st, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Feb 21 (IANS/EFE) The use of cannons to tackle hailstones has set off a fierce fight between fruit growers, who use them to protect their crops, and cattle raisers, who ... Read more...

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Dozens of villages in coastal Andhra still submerged


October 7th, 2009 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 7 (IANS) Dozens of villages in coastal Andhra Pradesh remained inundated Wednesday after the Krishna river breached its embankment even though the overall flood situation improved as floodwaters in the ... Read more...

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