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UP cops accidentally kill youth


September 1st, 2012 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 1 (IANS) A chase for two chain snatchers by the police in Rae Bareli turned awry Friday night when a youth was shot dead in a shootout, ... Read more...

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Police get more time to probe why Kanda ignored warrant


August 31st, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday granted 10 days to the police to probe why former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda and his brother Govind Kanda were ... Read more...

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Himachal hotel gets heritage status


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 23 (IANS) The Castle Naggar, Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation's prime hotel in the the picturesque Kullu valley, has been given heritage status, an official said Thursday.The union ... Read more...

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Rajasthan police officer denied bail in Dara Singh killing


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 22 (IANS) A court here Wednesday rejected the bail application of A.K. Jain, the suspended additional director general of police (ADGP) who was arrested in March for the ... Read more...

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India has not withdrawn from Vietnamese oil block: Minister


August 18th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) India has not withdrawn from oil and gas exploration in a block in the South China Sea where China claims territorial rights over blocks originally ... Read more...

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I-Day celebrated amid security in Jharkhand


August 15th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 15 (IANS) The Independence Day was celebrated in Jharkhand with fanfare and amid tight security arrangements Wednesday.Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda hoisted the tricolour at Morabadi Ground in ... Read more...

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Protest outside PM’s house due to people’s anger: Hazare


July 29th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Anna Hazare Sunday said the protest by his supporters outside Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's official residence was a reaction by the people who were ... Read more...

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Rajasthan IPS official’s bail rejected


July 16th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 16 (IANS) A court here Monday rejected the bail application of suspended senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer A. Ponnuchami who was arrested for his alleged involvement in ... Read more...

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Rubin beat Zenit, win Russian Super Cup


July 15th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Samara (Russia), July 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Rubin Kazan won the season-opening Russian Super Cup, beating league winners Zenit St. Petersburg 2-0 thanks to first-half goals from Salvatore Brocchetti and Vladimir ... Read more...

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O’Connor does not rule out Scotland return


July 15th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Scotland forward Garry O'Connor has not ruled out featuring for the national team again after his surprise move to the Russian second tier football ... Read more...

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Sangma wanted to ’sing and dance’ in Goa


July 10th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 10 (IANS) Presidential candidate Purno Sangma said Tuesday he wanted to "sing and dance" in Goa, but the pressing campaign schedule did not give him time for ... Read more...

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Akhilesh withdraws Rs.20 lakh largesse for legislators


July 4th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 4 (IANS) Faced with widespread criticism of his decision to allow legislators to buy cars worth Rs.20 lakh from the local area development (LAD) funds, Uttar Pradesh Chief ... Read more...

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Jump in liquor sales ahead of Lucknow civic polls


June 23rd, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 23 (IANS) Sale of liquor more than doubled ahead of Saturday's municipal corporation and local body polls in the Uttar Pradesh capital.With all the liquor shops closed for ... Read more...

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Wait for formal announcement on presidential candidate: Mukherjee


June 15th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Amid strong media speculation about the presidential candidates, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, considered a front runner for the top post, Friday said that "a ... Read more...

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Militant killed in infiltration bid on LoC


May 22nd, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 22 (IANS) A suspected militant trying to enter Indian territory was killed in a gun battle with the army in Rajouri district along the Line of Control in ... Read more...

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Injury doubts linger over Edwards but Sammy upbeat


May 6th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hove, (England) May 6 (IANS/CMC) Fitness doubts remain over leading fast bowler Fidel Edwards as West Indies' tour of England formally started here, but captain Darren Sammy has backed the speedster ... Read more...

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Nursery textbooks with violent words seized in UP


May 1st, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 1 (IANS) Following an IANS report, the Uttar Pradesh (UP) government has seized copies of a book of English alphabets for nursery students that carried violent words such ... Read more...

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Court rejects senior Rajasthan police officer’s bail plea


April 27th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 27 (IANS) Rajasthan High Court Friday rejected the bail application of suspended Indian Police Service (IPS) officer A. Ponnuchami who was arrested for his alleged involvement in ... Read more...

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Man convicted for beheading Ranchi woman


April 26th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 26 (IANS) A Ranchi court Thursday convicted a man for beheading a woman inside a college campus here last April. The quantum of sentence will be pronounced April ... Read more...

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JVM-P accuses Congress of horse trading again


April 21st, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 21 (IANS) Ahead of a fresh Rajya Sabha election in the state on May 3, the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik (JVM-P) has accused the Congress of trying to ... Read more...

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Drug smuggler arrested in Rajasthan


December 18th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 18 (IANS) The Special Operations Group (SOG) of the Rajasthan Police Sunday arrested a man on charges of smuggling narcotics to various places in the country and ... Read more...

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Six firearms smugglers arrested after gunfight


December 2nd, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 2 (IANS) Six people, including a woman, working for a Bihar-based illegal firearms racket were arrested following a shootout in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut district, police said Friday.The smugglers, ... Read more...

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Five men arrested with fake notes


September 13th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 13 (IANS) Five people, linked to a Nepal-based fake currency racket, were arrested in Uttar Pradesh with counterfeit Indian notes worth Rs.2.75 lakh, police said Tuesday.Aged between 30 ... Read more...

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Kashmir custodial death: Another cop held


August 10th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 10 (IANS) A Jammu and Kashmir Police constable was arrested Wednesday for the custodial death of a 26-year-old man in north Kashmir's Sopore town last month. He is ... Read more...

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NHRC takes up Kashmir custodial death case


August 4th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Thursday said it has taken cognizance of a complaint about the death of a 28-year-old man in police ... Read more...

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Five LeT men, soldier killed in Kashmir gunfight (Third Lead)


July 15th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 15 (IANS) Five separatist guerrillas and a soldier of the counter-insurgency force Rashtriya Rifles were killed in a gunfight in north Kashmir's Kupwara district that ended Friday evening, ... Read more...

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Two poachers nabbed with 95 tortoises


May 4th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mainpuri (Uttar Pradesh), May 4 (IANS) Two woman who worked for a West Bengal-based gang have been arrested here with 95 tortoises, police said Wednesday.Bindo Devi and Prem Lata, in ... Read more...

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Ishrat Jahan case: SIT-summoned police officers fail to appear


April 29th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 29 (IANS) Two police officers who were summoned by the Gujarat High Court-appointed Special Investigation Team to appear before it for questioning in the Ishrat Jahan staged shootout ... Read more...

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Two drug peddlers nabbed with Rs.1 crore-worth heroin


April 19th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), April 19 (IANS) Two drug peddlers, who operated in various states of the country, were arrested here Tuesday carrying heroin worth around Rs.1 crore, police said.The two ... Read more...

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Man held with antique idol worth Rs.3 cr


April 1st, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 1 (IANS) A man has been arrested in Mau area of Uttar Pradesh with an antique Buddha idol worth around Rs.3 crore that was stolen from Bihar a ... Read more...

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Policeman, militant killed in Kashmir (Lead)


March 19th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 19 (IANS) A head constable and a guerrilla were killed in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir Saturday, police said.The policeman was identified as Gulab Singh of the ... Read more...

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Militant, cop killed in south Kashmir gunfight


March 19th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 19 (IANS) A head constable of the Jammu and Kashmir police's elite special operations group (SOG) and a guerrilla of the separatist Hizbul Mujahideen outfit were killed in ... Read more...

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Top Hizbul militant killed in Kashmir gunfight


March 2nd, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 2 (IANS) A self-styled divisional commander of the outlawed Hizbul Mujahideen was killed Wednesday in a gun battle with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police ... Read more...

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College students among six held with Rs.1 crore heroin


February 28th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 28 (IANS) Six people, including college students from Ghaziabad and Noida, involved in a drug-peddling racket have been arrested here with heroin worth around Rs.1 crore, police said ... Read more...

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Two women held with cannabis worth Rs.3 crore


February 24th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kushinagar (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 24 (IANS) Two women drug peddlers, who operated in various states of the country, were arrested in this Uttar Pradesh district Thursday with cannabis worth around Rs.3 crore, ... Read more...

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