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Shutdown affects life in Punjab (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) The nationwide shutdown call by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and left parties affected normal life in Punjab and got a mixed response in Haryana and ... Read more...

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34 killed in Himachal bus accident (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 11 (IANS) A total of 34 people, including eight women, were killed when a state roadways bus skidded off the road and fell into a 1,000-foot-deep gorge Monday ... Read more...

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Bus with over 30 people falls into Himachal gorge (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 10 (IANS) A state roadways bus carrying more than 30 passengers skidded off the road and fell into a 500-foot-deep gorge Monday evening in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district, ... Read more...

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Bus with 30 people falls into Himachal gorge


September 10th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 10 (IANS) A state roadways bus carrying more than 30 passengers skidded off the road and fell into a 500-foot deep gorge Monday evening in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra ... Read more...

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Free Raksha Bandhan ride to women, kids in Haryana


July 31st, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 31 (IANS) Women and children will be allowed free travel in state Roadways buses in Haryana Thursday (Aug 2) in view of the Raksha Bandhan festival, an official ... Read more...

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Communal clash in UP’s Faizabad, paramilitary deployed


July 24th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 24 (IANS) Two Uttar Pradesh State Roadways buses were damaged as members of two communities clashed over a religious site in Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad town Tuesday, police said. ... Read more...

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Protesters in UP torch vehicles, attack police


July 16th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 16 (IANS) Angered over power outages and poor water supply, protesters clashed with police, vandalised property and vehicles Monday in Uttar Pradesh's Amroha town, around 370 km from ... Read more...

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CBI gets another month to probe Prajapati killing


June 7th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday gave the Central Bureau of Investigation a month's extension till June 30 to complete its probe into the killing of Tulsiram ... Read more...

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Himachal bus strike hits commuters hard (Second Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 5 (IANS) Employees of the state-run Himachal Road Transport Corp (HRTC), which has fleet of over 1,900 buses, Tuesday went on a day's strike, hitting commuters hard.They were ... Read more...

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State-run buses off Himachal roads, commuters hit hard


June 5th, 2012 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 5 (IANS) Employees of the state-run Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC), which has a fleet over 1,900 buses, Tuesday went on a day-long strike, hitting the commuters hard.Protesting ... Read more...

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Jaipur toddler drowns in bucket of water


May 15th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 15 (IANS) A two-year-old girl drowned Tuesday when she accidentally fell into a bucket of water at her house here, police said.Tannu was playing inside her house in ... Read more...

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UP gears up for Kumbh Mela 2013


May 14th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 14 (IANS) Gearing up for the Kumbh Mela being held in Allahabad next year, the Uttar Pradesh government has said that preparations will be reviewed every fortnight.At a ... Read more...

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Eight dead as vehicle slams into bus in UP


April 21st, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 21 (IANS) Eight people were killed Saturday when a speeding jeep rammed into a state roadways bus in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur district, police said.According to police, another half ... Read more...

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Karauli Mela, Braj region’s very own Kumbh


March 21st, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Fatehpur Sikri (Uttar Pradesh), March 21 (IANS) If one climbs the ridge overlooking this erstwhile capital of Mughal emperor Akbar and looks beyond, the sea of humanity around appears like ... Read more...

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Armed dacoits rob bus passengers


March 14th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 13 (IANS) Around a dozen armed dacoits robbed a state transport bus at knife point, stabbing four people including two passengers in Rajasthan's Udaipur district late Monday night, ... Read more...

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Srinagar-Jammu highway re-opened to traffic


February 16th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 16 (IANS) Much to the respite of the stranded passengers on both sides of the Jawahar Tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir, the Srinagar-Jammu national highway was re-opened to ... Read more...

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Himachal accident toll rises to 15 (Lead)


January 13th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 13 (IANS) The deaths in a road accident in the interiors of Himachal Pradesh's Shimla district has risen to 15, officials here said Friday.A state roadways bus carrying ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Himachal accident


January 12th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 12 (IANS) At least eight passengers were killed Thursday evening when a state roadways bus skidded off the road and rolled down the hills in Himachal Pradesh's upper ... Read more...

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Himachal gets season’s first snow amid rains (Lead)


August 13th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 13 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh got the season's first snowfall early Saturday, the weather bureau here said. Keylong town and nearby hills experienced snow while elsewhere in the state ... Read more...

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Agra promises a better deal for tourists


August 7th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 7 (IANS) Agra's tourism industry is preparing for the tourist season beginning Sep 1 by launching luxury buses, upgrading monuments and even recruiting English-speaking policemen - all of ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Uttar Pradesh road accident


June 10th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 9 (IANS) Seven members of a marriage party were killed when a state roadways bus ploughed into their vehicle Thursday on the outskirts of this Uttar Pradesh state ... Read more...

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Lawyers, roadways employees clash in Uttar Pradesh


May 23rd, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Rae Bareli (Uttar Pradesh), May 23 (IANS) Government vehicles were targeted and public property destroyed as laywers and employees of the state roadways clashed here Monday.Ten people were injured in ... Read more...

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Mayawati flays Rahul Gandhi for ’spreading lies’


May 16th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 16 (IANS) Reacting sharply to Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's sweeping allegations about "rape" and "mass murder" of farmers in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradeh Chief Minister Mayawati ... Read more...

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Land protests: Reward announced for five farmer leaders


May 9th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, May 9 (IANS) After farmer leader Manvir Singh Teotia, the Uttar Pradesh Police Monday announced rewards for the arrest of five others who have been blamed for the ... Read more...

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Three killed in farmers-police gunbattle, clashes (Second Lead)


May 7th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, May 7 (IANS) Two policemen and a farmer were killed and about 15 people were critically injured here Saturday as rioting farmers, who held government employees hostages ... Read more...

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Farmers clash with police in Uttar Pradesh, official injured


May 7th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh), May 7 (IANS) Farmers in Gautam Budh Nagar district held the crew of a state roadways bus hostage and clashed with the police Saturday after an ... Read more...

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Maoist leader arrested in Punjab


May 5th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), May 5 (IANS) A 53-year-old Maoist leader who was recruiting youths to his organisation and was active in Punjab for five years has been arrested, police said here ... Read more...

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Haryana to give ID cards to haemophilic children


April 17th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 17 (IANS) Children suffering from haemophilia in Haryana will get identity cards so that they can avail facilities provided by the state government, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda ... Read more...

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Mirchpur violence: Jats demand SIT probe; blockade disrupts traffic (Lead)


January 23rd, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jind (Haryana), Jan 23 (IANS) Road and rail traffic were badly affected in Jind district Sunday as hundreds of Jat community members blocked roads and railway lines to demand a Special Investigation ... Read more...

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Husband, wife found dead in Agra


August 29th, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 29 (IANS) A state roadways bus driver hanged himself to death and his wife was found dead with deep bruises around her neck in this Uttar Pradesh city's Shah Ganj ... Read more...

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Kanwarias flood highway to Haridwar, vehicles to be diverted


August 1st, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 1 (IANS) It's the time for kanwarias to flood the highway leading to Haridwar again. Thousands of orange-robed men with bamboo staffs slung across their shoulders carrying decorated earthen pots ... Read more...

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Pilgrims flock to annual Goverdhan fair


July 23rd, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Goverdhan (Uttar Pradesh), July 23 (IANS) The annual trek to Goverdhan hill, which according to Hindu mythology was lifted by Lord Krishna on his little finger to save villagers from lightning and ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits life in Rajasthan (Lead)


July 5th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 5 (IANS) Normal life was hit in major cities of Rajasthan, especially Jaipur, during the opposition's call for a nationwide shutdown Monday against the fuel price hike. Schools and colleges ... Read more...

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Nation observing 100th International Women’s Day


March 8th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 8 (ANI): The nation is celebrating the 100th International Women's Day today.President Pratibha Patil will confer the Stree Shakti Awards at a function here. The 'Stree Shakti ... Read more...

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Eight robbers, chain-snatchers held in Ghaziabad


February 21st, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Feb 21 (IANS) Eight criminals were arrested Sunday in two raids here on charges of robbery and chain snatching, police said. Four criminals were arrested during a search operation in Khoda area ... Read more...

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