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Waiting for Sultanpur’s winged visitors!


September 11th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Sultanpur (Haryana), Sep 11 (IANS) Wildlife officials at the Sultanpur National Bird Sanctuary on the edge of the national capital are a worried lot as the natural cycle seem ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro tries to curb suicides at stations


September 6th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Delhi Metro, with the help of an NGO, has launched a public service initiative to reduce suicide bids at its stations.Metro staff, those on the ... Read more...

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Woman jumps off Delhi metro station


August 27th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) A 24-year-old woman committed suicide Monday morning by leaping off an elevated metro station here onto the road below, police said.Karishma Narang, a teacher in ... Read more...

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Students paint nuclear holocaust


July 29th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, July 29 (IANS) Students from nine districts of Uttar Pradesh have painted the horrors of wars at an event organised by the Mangalayatan University here as part of a ... Read more...

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Monsoon showers bring relief to UP


July 7th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 7 (IANS) The temperatures in the sun-scorched Uttar Pradesh went down considerably Saturday with heavy to moderate rains reported from most parts of the state.The state received heavy ... Read more...

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Shutdown disrupts life across UP, train services disrupted


May 31st, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 31 (IANS) The shutdown call against the petrol price hike, supported by the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP), disrupted life in all cities and towns of Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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Himalya International plant starts production


April 26th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Himalya International Thursday said production had started at its new Rs.160-crore food processing plant at Sultanpur in Mehsana, Gujarat."The company has set up an ... Read more...

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Delhi-based transporter shot dead


April 25th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) A 35-year-old transporter was shot dead in his car by unidentified assailants in the national capital, police said Wednesday.Karambeer Singh, a resident of west Delhi's ... Read more...

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Track record (To go with Metro suicide story)


March 13th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Some cases of attempted suicides and suicides over 2011 in Delhi Metro till now:Feb 15, 2011: A 22-year-old engineering student from Rajasthan committed suicide by jumping off an elevated Metro station ... Read more...

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Rita Bahuguna Joshi offers to resign over UP results (Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi Friday met Congress president Sonia Gandhi and offered to step down following the party's poor performance in ... Read more...

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Rita Bahuguna Joshi meets Sonia, offers to quit


March 9th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi Friday met Congress president Sonia Gandhi and offered to step down following the party's poor performance in ... Read more...

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Punjab: Prominent winners and losers


March 6th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) Prominent winners and losers in Punjab:Winners:1. Parkash Singh Badal, Lambi, Akali Dal2. Sukhbir Singh Badal, Jalalabad, Akali Dal3. ... Read more...

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Polling steady, peaceful in round three of UP polls (Third Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 15 (IANS) The third round of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections Wednesday saw long queues at polling booths from early morning, with 34.7 percent of 1.77 crore ... Read more...

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UP polls: 20 percent turnout in four hours (Second Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 15 (IANS) Balloting proceeded briskly and steadily Wednesday with more than 20 percent of the 1.77 crore voters exercising their franchise in the first four hours of ... Read more...

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Brisk polling on in Uttar Pradesh (Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 15 (IANS) Polling began on a brisk note Wednesday morning in 56 assembly constituencies in the third round of Uttar Pradesh's seven-phased election with more than eight ... Read more...

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Man resisting robbery bid shot


January 19th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) A 30-year-old collection agent of a gas agency was shot at and critically injured by four assailants in west Delhi when he resisted their ... Read more...

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1,000 chicks chirp as storks visit Delhi zoo


December 7th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) A steady stream of chirping fills the air in the city's zoo these days, where two of the three ponds have been taken over by ... Read more...

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Gandhi confidant Pulok Chatterjee joins PMO


October 3rd, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) With the UPA reeling under a host of crises, Pulok Chatterjee, a confidant of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, Monday joined the Prime Minister's Office ... Read more...

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36 killed in heavy rains in eastern Uttar Pradesh


September 26th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 26 (IANS) As many as 36 people died and about 25 others were injured in heavy rains that lashed parts of eastern Uttar Pradesh Sunday, officials said Monday.Most ... Read more...

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Snag on Metro’s Gurgaon line affects services, rectified (Lead)


August 19th, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Passengers were left stranded as a technical fault hit Delhi Metro's Jahangirpuri-Gurgaon line Thursday, resulting in overcrowding at stations. Full services were restored after nearly ... Read more...

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Three policemen booked for youth’s death


July 21st, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 21 (IANS) Cases have beenr registered against three policemen in Uttar Pradesh after a youth, detained on charges of assaulting a relative, died shortly after being released from ... Read more...

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Demonstrations made more difficult in Uttar Pradesh


April 28th, 2011 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 27 (IANS) Barely 24 hours after Lucknow University denied permission for a meeting to be addressed by social activist Anna Hazare May 1, the Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday ... Read more...

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‘Delhi-6′ case: Court fines legislator Rs.10,000


March 28th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday fined a legislator Rs.10,000 for not filing a reply on "Delhi-6" director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's plea for quashing the former's ... Read more...

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BSP government not serious on development: Rahul Gandhi


February 8th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Amethi (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 8 (IANS) Accusing the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) government of not being serious about the development of Uttar Pradesh, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Tuesday urged the ... Read more...

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Classic beauties grab eyeballs at Autojumble


January 30th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Cindrella Thawani New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) They were colourful, they were classic and they were the cynosure of all eyes. Around 10 vintage and classic cars of varying shapes and sizes ... Read more...

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Eight more die in UP, sunny day in cities


January 14th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 14 (IANS) It was a warm and bright Friday throughout Uttar Pradesh, but the eight more deaths reported over the past 24 hours were a grim reminder the winter's impact ... Read more...

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Cold takes 6 more lives in UP; toll rises to 69


January 8th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 8 (IANS) Six more people died in Uttar Pradesh due to extreme cold during the past 24 hours, taking the winter toll to 69, officials here said Saturday.Three people died ... Read more...

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New ‘Silk Route’ via Bangladesh to connect northeast India


December 26th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 26 (IANS) State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) will build a new 'Silk Route' via Bangladesh - a 50 km road connecting India's landlocked northeastern states with neighbouring ... Read more...

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Maintainance work Sunday on Delhi Metro’s Gurgaon line


December 17th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Commuters travelling to Gurgaon on the Delhi Metro's Jahangirpuri-HUDA City Centre line may face some inconvenience Sunday due to track maintainance work on a section of the ... Read more...

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Pact allows Indian equipment to move through Bangladesh


December 1st, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 1 (IANS) A bilateral treaty signed between Dhaka and New Delhi will facilitate the transport of Indian equipment to a power plant being set up in India's Tripura state, ... Read more...

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Congress plays down Vadra’s remarks


October 20th, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday downplayed remarks of Robert Vadra, son-in-law of party president Sonia Gandhi, that there was huge pressure on him to contest from Sultanpur in ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party legislator booked for rape


September 17th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 17 (IANS) A Samajwadi Party legislator in Uttar Pradesh was Friday booked for rape, police said. The case was filed Friday against Anoop Sanda, who represents the Sadar assembly seat of ... Read more...

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When the Indus became a river of sorrow (Floods in Pakistan - I)


September 3rd, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Frank Huzur in Islamabad That the Indus will become the 'Yellow river of sorrow' for Pakistan and wreak havoc and destruction more unbearable than suicide bombings was inconceivable until the angry ... Read more...

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Apex court okays new Uttar Pradesh district including Amethi (Lead)


September 1st, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Lucknow, Sep 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday cleared the decks for the Uttar Pradesh government to create a new district including Amethi parliamentary constituency represented by Congress general secretary ... Read more...

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Parliament adjourned twice over farmer deaths


August 16th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 16 (ANI): Both houses of Parliament were repeatedly adjourned on Monday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Samajwadi Party (SP) protested the killing of two farmers ... Read more...

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