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Three policemen run over by truck in Ghaziabad


September 21st, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) Three policemen were killed in Ghaziabad when a truck ran over a group of seven police personnel who were on night duty, police said Friday.The accident ... Read more...

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Two killed, 11 injured in lightning strike in Chhattisgarh


September 21st, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 21 (IANS) Two people, including a girl student, were killed and 11 others injured in a lightning strike in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district, around 125 km from here, police ... Read more...

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Police destroy Maoists’ arms factories in Bastar


September 21st, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 20 (IANS) Police and para-military troopers raided a Maoists hideout Thursday in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region and destroyed three arms factories, a senior officer said."A joint team of ... Read more...

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Woman found murdered in Ghaziabad


September 14th, 2012 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 13 (IANS) A 45-year-old woman, separated from her husband, was found dead in her sister's house in Vasundhara area here Thursday, police said.Police said the victim, Sunita Singh, ... Read more...

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LIC office in Lucknow gutted


September 14th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 13 (IANS) The district office of the Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) in the busy Hazratganj area here was gutted in a major fire late Thursday, police said. ... Read more...

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4 Kuki militants nabbed with arms in Assam


September 13th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 13 (IANS) Four militants of the United Kukigram Defence Army (UKDA) were arrested in Assam's Karbi Anglong early Thursday and arms and ammunition seized from their possession, police ... Read more...

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Suspended cop takes senior ‘hostage’ in Hyderabad


September 12th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 12 (IANS) A suspended head constable took a senior police official 'hostage' here Wednesday, sending shock waves across the police establishment.Giriprasad Sharma, a suspended head constable with the ... Read more...

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Two killed in fire-cracker stockpile blast


September 12th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) Two women were killed here Wednesday when a fire-cracker stockpile in their house exploded. Over a dozen people in the house suffered serious burn injuries, Senior ... Read more...

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CRPF trooper shoots self, injured


September 12th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 11 (IANS) A trooper of the Central Reserve Police Force shot and injured himself Tuesday in Uttar Pradesh, police said.Anuj Kumar, 30, shot himself at Chandauli, 350 km ... Read more...

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Bihar boat capsize toll rises to 21


September 11th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 11 (IANS) With 10 more bodies, mostly of children and women, recovered Tuesday, the toll in a boat capsize in Bihar's Bhojpur district has risen to 21, police ... Read more...

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Water riot in UP village leaves one dead, several injured


September 11th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 11 (IANS) A spat over filling water from a community tap turned ugly and left one person dead and four others injured Tuesday when a man opened fire ... Read more...

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Villagers clash with police in Noida


September 10th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 10 (IANS) Angry villagers in Haibatpur in Noida extension Monday fought a pitched battle with the police and Noida Development Authority workers when an anti-encroachment squad tried to ... Read more...

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Six killed, 20 missing as boat capsizes in Bihar


September 10th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 10 (IANS) At least six people, including two children and two women, drowned and nearly 20 people were missing after an overcrowded boat capsized in the Sone river ... Read more...

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One killed, 11 injured in Guwahati blast (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, S Sep 8 (IANS) One person was killed and 11 others were injured when suspected militants lobbed a grenade in the city's Paltan Bazaar area Saturday evening, police said.The ... Read more...

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Three robbers lynched in UP village


September 6th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 6 (IANS) Three robbers were lynched by an angry mob of villagers late Wednesday in Sambha, 370 km from here, police said.The incident took place in the Hyatnagar ... Read more...

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Five missing as bus falls into river in Bengal


September 6th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) At least five people were missing after a bus fell into a river in West Bengal's Bankura district Thursday."The bus fell into the river Bhairabanki at ... Read more...

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Three Lucknow students die in accident


September 5th, 2012 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 5 (IANS) Three Lucknow university students were killed and three injured when their car turned turtle here late Tuesday, police said.The accident took place after a tyre of ... Read more...

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Police cane charge violent medics in UP


September 4th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 4 (IANS) Junior doctors in Gorakhpur district of Uttar Pradesh resorted to violence, damaged cars and thrashed people, forcing police to cane charge them, after some of their ... Read more...

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Disease claims two lives in Himachal


September 4th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 4 (IANS) Two people have died in Himachal Pradesh of scrub typhus, a disease caused by the bite of an infected mite, an official said here Tuesday. With ... Read more...

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Spurned lover kills four, self


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad/New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Spurned by the family of a girl he wanted to marry, a 23-year-old man Monday shot her dead along with three others and then killed ... Read more...

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Violence in Lucknow over theft of religious books


September 1st, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 1 (IANS) A shop and a motorcycle were burnt in the old city area here Saturday when a mob went on a rampage after discovering that some holy ... Read more...

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BSF trooper hurt in Odisha mine blast


September 1st, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 1 (IANS) A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper was injured Saturday in a land mine blast triggered by Maoists in Odisha's Koraput district, police said.The incident occurred in ... Read more...

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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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Another arrest in Ranvir Sena chief murder case


August 31st, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 31 (IANS) Prince Pandey, an accused in the murder of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh, was arrested near Ranchi, capital of Jharkhand, police said Friday.Prince Pandey was believed to ... Read more...

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Kasab yet unaware of Supreme Court verdict


August 30th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Even though a day has passed since the Supreme Court upheld Ajmal Kasab's death sentence, the jailed Pakistani terrorist remains unaware of his fate, a prison ... Read more...

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Five die in Yamuna Expressway accident


August 29th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 29 (IANS) Five people were killed Wednesday when a truck turned turtle on the Yamuna Expressway near Mathura after one of its tyres burst, police said.Half a dozen ... Read more...

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Two more arrested for vandalising Mayawati’s statue


August 28th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 28 (IANS) The Lucknow police Tuesday arrested two more persons in connection with the July 26 vandalism of former UP chief minister Mayawati's statue.The two arrested youth were ... Read more...

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Man beheaded in crowded train compartment, one held (Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) A man was beheaded by a group of assailants in a crowded compartment of a train in West Bengal's Murshidabad district and an accused was arrested ... Read more...

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Man beheaded in crowded train compartment


August 28th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) A man was beheaded by a group of assailants in a crowded compartment of a train in West Bengal's Murshidabad district and an accused was arrested ... Read more...

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FIR against Sikar government hospital head


August 28th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 27 (IANS) A FIR was lodged against a superintendent of a government hospital for alleged negligence after a 23-year old woman and her newly-born daughter died Monday in ... Read more...

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Six killed in UP road accident


August 27th, 2012 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 27 (IANS) At least six people were killed when a speeding truck hit a tractor trolley in Etah town of Uttar Pradesh late Sunday, police said Monday.The accident ... Read more...

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Two dead in ‘honour killing’


August 26th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 26 (IANS) A man killed his sister and her minor daughter, chopped the bodies and threw them into the Ganges for marrying against the family's wishes, police Sunday ... Read more...

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Kashmir human rights panel summons police officer


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 23 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir human rights panel Thursday directed a police officer to appear before it in connection with alleged use of excessive force against a ... Read more...

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Explosive substances near rail track diffused


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kottayam, Aug 23 (IANS) Experts Thursday diffused explosive substances including a detonator found in a tiffin box near a railway track about 30 km from here in Kerala, police said.Kottayam ... Read more...

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Noida woman jumps to death after fight with lover


August 22nd, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Aug 22 (IANS) A 35-year-old woman leaped to her death from her 8th floor apartment here, police said Wednesday.The woman, identified as Shweta, was in a live-in relationship with ... Read more...

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