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Gold from Bangladesh seized, one detained


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 3 (IANS) A gold smuggler was detained in Tripura and five gold biscuits, worth Rs.19 lakh, smuggled from Bangladesh were seized, BSF officials said here Monday."The troopers of ... Read more...

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No zero entrance through Bangladesh border: BSF chief


August 29th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, Aug 29 (IANS) Even as the controversy over infiltration into India via the Bangladesh border rages on, the director general (DG) of the Border Security Force (BSF) Wednesday said ... Read more...

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Northeast terror outfits moving to Myanmar: Assam Rifles


August 25th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 25 (IANS) Terrorist outfits of the northeastern region have shifted their bases to neighbouring Myanmar following crackdown by the Bangladesh security forces, an official of the para-military Assam ... Read more...

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Curfew relaxed in Assam, 100 people detained


August 17th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 17 (IANS) Curfew was Friday partially lifted in Assam's Rangiya sub-division of Kamrup (Rural) district and 100 people have been picked up for violence, police said. There were ... Read more...

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Mumbai violence: 22 injured cops still in hospitals


August 12th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) As many as 23 policemen, who were injured during Saturday's mob violence in south Mumbai, continue to be under treatment at various city hospitals while 22 ... Read more...

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Northeast on high alert to foil terror attacks on Aug 15


August 11th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 11 (IANS) The central government has alerted the northeastern states about possible militant strikes in the run-up to Independence Day celebrations Wednesday."Central intelligence wings and the union home ... Read more...

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Pinki’s human rights violated, says women’s rights group (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 1:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) Alleging that the state machinery has violated athlete Pinki Pramanik's human rights, a women's rights group has requested the West Bengal Human Rights Commission (WBHRC) to ... Read more...

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Women’s rights group seeks close vigil in Pinki case


July 11th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) Alleging procedural violations in handling athlete Pinki Pramanik's case, a women rights group has requested the state human rights organisation (SHRO)to keep a strict vigil on ... Read more...

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Lakhs worship at Pandharpur Vithoba temple


June 30th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Pandharpur (Maharashtra), June 30 (IANS) Lakhs of devotees Saturday worshipped the famous deity Vithoba, a manifestation of Lord Vishnu, at the temple town of Pandharpur.Vithoba is often depicted as a ... Read more...

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Karnataka shuts down to protest petrol price hike


May 31st, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 31 (IANS) The shutdown against the petrol price hike Thursday paralysed life across Karnataka, as state-run and private buses remained off the roads, shops and hotels were ... Read more...

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Curfew relaxed for 12 hours in Meghalaya


May 13th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 13 (IANS) With normalcy returning to Meghalaya's West Garo Hills district bordering Assam's Dhubri district, authorities Sunday further relaxed the curfew."The curfew was relaxed from 6 a.m. to ... Read more...

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Six Rajasthan officials injured trying to stop child marriages


April 21st, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 21 (IANS) At least six police and administration officials were injured when they were attacked by a group of villagers who were carrying out child marriages in Rajasthan's ... Read more...

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30 child marriages prevented in Rajasthan


April 16th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 16 (IANS) Thirty child marriages were prevented by the police and the administration in Rajasthan's Banswara district Sunday and Monday, officers said.Police said the child marriages were to ... Read more...

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Delhi civic polls: 32 counting centres set up


April 16th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The Delhi State Election Commission has set up counting centres at 32 places across the city for counting of votes for the recently trifurcated ... Read more...

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Curfew relaxed in riot-hit old Hyderabad


April 11th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 11 (IANS) The situation remained peaceful in the riot-hit areas of old city of Hyderabad Wednesday as police relaxed curfew for the first time in four days.No untoward ... Read more...

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Panic in Tamil Nadu after Indonesia quake (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 11 (IANS) Fear gripped Tamil Nadu and a tsunami alert was sounded Wednesday after two powerful earthquakes in Indonesia triggered strong tremors across the state.The quake brought back ... Read more...

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Rajasthan cracks down on child marriages


March 31st, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 31 (IANS) In an effort to prevent child marriages, the administration of Bharatpur district in Rajasthan has made it mandatory for the date of birth of the groom ... Read more...

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CBI gets list of Mujibur Rahman’s killers


March 13th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has received a list of six Bangladeshis suspected to have killed Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, who had mentored the country's ... Read more...

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Tension after petrol bomb attacks


February 26th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 26 (IANS) Tension prevailed in Meghalaya's Ri-Bhoi district Sunday following petrol bomb attacks that damaged property owned by several individuals.A total of 112 people were displaced after unidentified ... Read more...

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Fishermen’s killing by Italian ship crew very serious: Antony


February 16th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday described the killing of two Indian fishermen by an Italian cargo ship crew as "very serious" and said the law ... Read more...

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Over 60 percent turnout in UP second phase poll (Third Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 11 (IANS) Keeping up with the first phase, ballotting in 59 constituencies in the second phase of Uttar Pradesh assembly elections Saturday touched 60 percent and seemed ... Read more...

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Karnataka governor calls for probity on R-Day (Second Lead)


January 26th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 26 (IANS) Karnataka Governor Hans Raj Bhardwaj Thursday urged people of the state to restore probity in public life by eliminating corruption in society."There is an urgent ... Read more...

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Poll panel watching! Punjab goes low on ladoos, posters (Punjab Newsletter)


January 21st, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 21 (IANS) Had it not been for the media, both print and broadcast, people in Punjab would never have known that an election was happening for 117 assembly ... Read more...

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Bringing in the new year with style


January 1st, 2012 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 1 (IANS) Party animals hit the most famous party spots right before midnight to bid farewell to the old year and ringed in the new year in style ... Read more...

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Election Commission to monitor ‘paid news’


December 28th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 28 (IANS) The Election Commission has decided to maintain a strict vigil on 'paid news' by deploying special surveillance teams ahead of the seven-phased Uttar Pradesh assembly elections ... Read more...

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Strict enforcement of model code in Uttar Pradesh: Poll official


December 27th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 27 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Election Officer Umesh Sinha Tuesday asked all political parties to strictly follow the model code of conduct, with a view to ensuring ... Read more...

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Punish the guilty, Kolkata echoes in one voice


December 10th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) It was a collective chorus of anger and shock in Kolkata as intellectuals, celebrities and commoners demanded exemplary punishment for culprits and a mechanism to ... Read more...

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Tripura on fresh bird flu alert, bans poultry imports


November 19th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 19 (IANS) Sounding a fresh bird flu alert, the Tripura government has imposed a ban on import of poultry birds, ducks and other poultry products from West Bengal ... Read more...

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Mumbai celebrates spirit of sacrifice on Eid


November 7th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) Muslims in Mumbai celebrated Eid-ul-Zuha Monday with gaiety and the spirit of sacrifice. Around five lakh goats and sheep were sacrificed in the city on the ... Read more...

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Indian Army reviews operational preparedness along Ladakh border


October 3rd, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 3 (IANS) The Indian Army's Northern Command chief Monday reviewed the operational preparedness of the troops along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China and the ... Read more...

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Common man must not be troubled: Northern Command chief


September 26th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 26 (IANS) The Indian Army's Northern Command chief has asked the troops deployed along the Line of Control between India and Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir to ensure ... Read more...

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Tihar security tightened, court told


September 14th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Tihar Jail authorities Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that they have tightened security inside the complex and are keeping a strict vigil on inmates.The ... Read more...

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Rebel shutdown hits life in Meghalaya


September 12th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 12 (IANS) A three-day shutdown called by the outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), demanding withdrawal of central forces and suspension of combing operations, hit normal life in ... Read more...

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Fasting Hazare loses six kg


August 25th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Anna Hazare, who has been fasting for 10 days for the anti-graft Jan Lokpal bill, has lost six kg of weight, Naresh Trehan, head ... Read more...

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Punjab cautions against possibility of floods


August 17th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 16 (IANS) The Punjab government Tuesday cautioned against the possibility of floods in some districts following the Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) releasing excess water from the reservoir ... Read more...

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