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Two toll employees on Gurgaon Expressway held for extortion


September 21st, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 21 (IANS) Two toll employees at Sirhol toll plaza on the Delhi-Gurgaon expressway were arrested for charging illegally from motorists, police said Friday.Sanjay, an employee with the Delhi-Gurgaon ... Read more...

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Four nabbed for duping railway job seekers


August 25th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Four people were arrested here for duping over 100 unemployed people of Rs.2 crore on the pretext of getting them jobs in the Indian Railways, ... Read more...

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Uttarakhand is biggest tobacco consumer in north: Survey


July 21st, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Uttarakhand has earned the dubious distinction of being the state with highest consumption of tobacco products, followed by Jammu and Kashmir, according to a survey ... Read more...

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Hockey India announces stipend for junior players


July 13th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) has said 32 junior hockey players will get a monthly stipend of Rs.10,000 each.The money will come as support for the talented ... Read more...

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Fickle weather can take juice out of litchi this season


April 29th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Muzaffarpur, April 27 (IANS) With the mercury peaking and rains and thundershowers lashing this litchi belt of Bihar sporadically, worried farmers have already started counting their losses this year.Some predict ... Read more...

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SBI to open new SME branches in Bengal


April 27th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) Giving emphasis on more lending to small and medium enterprises (SMEs), public sector State Bank of India (SBI) will set up four new specialised SME ... Read more...

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Seven arrested for smuggling illicit liquor


April 14th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) A day before elections to the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), the Delhi Police Saturday arrested seven people for trying to smuggle illicit liquor into ... Read more...

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Akashdeep to lead India in Junior Asia Cup hockey


April 11th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Forward Akashdeep Singh will be leading the 18-member Indian hockey squad for the 7th Junior Asia Cup at Malacca, Malaysia from May 3-13.Besides ... Read more...

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Night temperatures rise in Punjab and Haryana


February 10th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 10 (IANS) Night temperatures across Haryana and Punjab rose marginally Friday affording some relief to the people. In Chandigarh though, the minimum temperature was still two degrees below ... Read more...

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Cold continues in Punjab, Haryana


February 9th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 9 (IANS) With night temperatures plummetting across Punjab and Haryana, cold wave conditions Thursday prevailed in the two north Indian states and the Chandigarh union territory.The minimum temperature ... Read more...

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Two killed in workshop collapse in Gurgaon


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Jan 21 (IANS) At least two employees of a company were Saturday killed and over 10 people injured when a part of its workshop in IMT Manesar in this ... Read more...

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Woman IAS officer gets bail in illegal mining case


December 2nd, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 2 (IANS) A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court Friday granted bail to Indian Administrative Service (IAS) official Y. Srilakshmi in the Obulapuram Mining Company (OMC) illegal ... Read more...

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185-foot Ravana goes up in smoke in Haryana village


October 6th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 6 (IANS) Brara village in Haryana's Ambala district is in the Limca Book of Records for having erected the tallest effigy of demon-king Ravana at 175 feet in ... Read more...

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Cop arrested for businessman’s murder


September 25th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) A Delhi Police head constable was arrested for shooting a businessman dead and then injuring a youth helping police to chase him, police said Sunday.While ... Read more...

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Delhi Police ex-official, two men held for murder


September 18th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) A retired Delhi Police official and two other people have been arrested from north Delhi for the murder of a 22-year-old man, police said Sunday.One ... Read more...

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Boxer Poonia settles for silver at Comonwealth Youth Games


September 12th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Indian boxer Rahul Poonia lost 6:13 to England's Jack Bateson in the finals of the 49 kg category to settle for a silver at the ... Read more...

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Raju, others denied bail in Satyam scam


August 4th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 4 (IANS) A city court Thursday rejected the bail petition of B. Ramalinga Raju, former chairman of Satyam Computers, and seven other accused in India's biggest corporate ... Read more...

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Eloped couple brought back to Delhi


July 11th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) A teenager couple who had eloped have been brought back here from Haryana, while their neighbour who had facilitated their escape has been arrested, police ... Read more...

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Monsoon hits Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh


June 26th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 26 (IANS) The monsoon has hit Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh, at least four days before its expected arrival, a Met official said Sunday.There were heavy rainfall and thunderstorms ... Read more...

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Three held for murder


June 14th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) A woman, her lover and her son-in-law were arrested for the murder of her 45-year-old husband in Karawal Nagar in east Delhi Sunday, police said.The ... Read more...

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Civil services aspirant commits suicide


June 11th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) A 31-year-old civil services aspirant committed suicide by hanging himself in an institute in north Delhi where he was a part-time teacher, police said Friday."The ... Read more...

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Two held for siphoning off loan EMIs


May 16th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Two people, including a former employee of a collection agency, have been arrested for siphoning off equated monthly instalments (EMIs) repaid by customers on their ... Read more...

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Delhi seeks Japanese agency’s help to end water crisis


April 6th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) Wednesday informed the Delhi High Court that it will be taking Japan International Cooperation Agency's (JICA) help for preparing the ... Read more...

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One more arrested in jewellery heist


March 24th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Another member of the over dozen-strong gang that stole the entire stock of jewellery worth over Rs.10 crore (Rs.100 million/approx $2.2 million) from a Chandigarh ... Read more...

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Two held with 33 kg of marijuana


March 23rd, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Two people, including a woman, were arrested with 33 kg of marijuana in the national capital, police said Wednesday."Rashmi and Utpal Barman, both from Assam, ... Read more...

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Man refuses to share liquor, kills friend


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Unwilling to part with his tipple, a security guard killed a man who insisted on sharing his liquor, police said Monday. Police received a tip-off that ... Read more...

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Kirti Azad mans Delhi traffic, more ex-crickters to follow


March 21st, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Kirti Azad joined traffic officials to man the capital city's traffic Monday and advised commuters to drive safely.The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, ... Read more...

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Two brothers held with poppy straw, powder


March 21st, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Two brothers who hail from Punjab were caught here with 27.5 kg poppy straw and 15 kg of poppy straw powder used to make opium, ... Read more...

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Three held for selling fake medical products


February 12th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Three men involved in stocking, packaging and selling of counterfeit blood glucose monitoring strips were arrested from Chandni Chowk area of old Delhi, police said Saturday.The arrested ... Read more...

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Abducted astrologer rescued, two held


February 9th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) An abducted Delhi-based astrologer was rescued with the arrest of two people in Gurgaon. The astrologer was allegedly kidnapped by his former client who had suffered huge ... Read more...

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Nigerian held for drug peddling


February 2nd, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Delhi police have arrested a 45-year-old Nigerian from north Delhi for drug peddling in the capital and recovered 100 grams of banned drugs worth Rs.2 lakh from ... Read more...

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13 held for vehicle thefts in Delhi


January 24th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) A total of 13 people have been arrested over the past few days for cases of vehicle thefts and 21 stolen vehicles have been recovered from them, ... Read more...

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Two youths held for robbery, minor detained


January 23rd, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Two youths were arrested and a minor boy detained in north Delhi Sunday soon after they robbed a bakery item supplier of Rs.8,000 and a mobile phone, ... Read more...

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Ukrainians go on winter holiday - to Goa!


January 20th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Surender Bhutani Kiev, Jan 20 (IANS) Fun-loving Ukrainians are heading to Goa in big numbers. The Indian holiday destination is a clear favourite, with Ukraine's flag carrier operating two packed direct flights ... Read more...

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Polish vodka takes a shot at Indian market


January 12th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Surender Bhutani Warsaw, Jan 12 (IANS) One of Poland's best-known vodka brands is about to make a spirited entry in India. Sobieski will be on Indian shelves this April.The French owner of ... Read more...

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