Jaipur auto driver arrested for rape

July 13th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 13 (IANS) An auto driver was arrested Friday for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl for almost a month after kidnapping her from bus stand in the city, police ... Read more...

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Tourist dies of heat-stroke at Taj Mahal

July 2nd, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 2 (IANS) A 53-year-old woman tourist from Bangalore succumbed to a heat-stroke at the Taj Mahal Monday, police said. "Sudha came to Agra with a 50-member group. She ... Read more...

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Another custodial death in Uttar Pradesh

July 8th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 8 (IANS) A young woman was found hanging in a lock-up within the heavily guarded district police lines in Kanpur Friday, days after the mysterious death of a ... Read more...

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Fire breaks out in plastic factory in Faridabad

April 16th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Faridabad, Apr 16 (ANI): A major fire broke out at a plastic manufacturing unit Bright Brothers Limited in Faridabad on Saturday.The incident took place at around 5.30 a.m.The fire spread quickly across ... Read more...

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Drive against illicit liquor trade in Delhi

October 13th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Delhi's excise department has launched a special drive to detect cases of transport or possession of illicit liquor that violates provisions of the city's new Excise Act ... Read more...

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11 inmates escape from Chhattisgarh juvenile centre

May 2nd, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 2 (IANS) Eleven inmates of a high-security juvenile detention centre in Chhattisgarh escaped Saturday night, police said Sunday. The inmates, accused of murder and other serious crimes, were kept at the ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh businessmen looted in train

May 2nd, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 2 (IANS) Unidentified men looted about Rs.450,000 in cash, laptops and other valuables from two Chhattisgarh-based businessmen in a train, police said Sunday. Amit, 29, and Anurag, 35, were returning to ... Read more...

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JeM coordinator for India, Bangladesh nabbed in Dhaka (Lead)

February 28th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 28 (IANS) A Pakistani militant nabbed here Sunday confessed to working as coordinator of Jaish-e-Mohammed in Bangladesh and as a recruiter for operations in India. Rizwan Ahmed, 26, of Karachi ... Read more...

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Lady teacher forces class 2 kid to eat green chillies

February 28th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 28 (IANS) A lady teacher in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur district punished a naughty class 2 student by forcibly stuffing several green chillies in his mouth and telling him to eat them, ... Read more...

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Rajasthan school that gives women a voice (Feature with images)

November 8th, 2009 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Salanchal (Rajasthan), Nov 8 (IANS) On the edge of the Sariska Tiger Reserve, 14 children cram chemical formulae under a tree in the compound of a village school. Seven of ... Read more...

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Swat tribesmen turning the tables on the Taliban

August 10th, 2009 - 10:48 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug.10 (ANI): Residents of Mingora, one of the main cities of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, have long been used to seeing bullet-riddled bodies dumped on the streets.But now, ... Read more...

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Agra tense, six injured in stone pelting

August 7th, 2009 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 6 (IANS) Sporadic incidents of violence took place in several parts of the city Thursday on the eve of Shab-e-raat, and half a dozen people have been injured in stone ... Read more...

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This IAF pilot chased the sun’s shadow

July 21st, 2009 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) For an Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter pilot chasing a target at Mach 2.5 or more than twice the speed of sound and yet not managing to ... Read more...

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A 2,000-year-old cream belonging to an aristocrat discovered

July 12th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 12 (ANI): Archaeologists in Italy have discovered a 2,000-year-old cream, left almost intact in the cosmetic case of an aristocratic Etruscan woman.The lotion, which was discovered four years ago in ... Read more...

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Nepalese teen set to become world’s smallest man

June 24th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): Nepalese teenager Khagendra Thapa Magar is set to be named the world's smallest man, after being just two feet tall.The 17-year-old, who weighs nearly 4.5 kg, is just ... Read more...

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School dropout charged for murdering MIC man in Malaysia

February 18th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Seremban, Feb. 18 (ANI): A school dropout has been charged with the killing of Malaysian Indian Congress Rahang branch chief and his 21-year-old son, while seven others were acquitted by a ... Read more...

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12 arrested for inciting riots in Agra (Lead)

September 10th, 2008 - 1:44 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 10 (IANS) A dozen people were arrested for inciting riots as tension continued to prevail in the Mantola area of the city Tuesday following communal clashes Monday night, police said.Additional ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie sells mums home

May 19th, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 19 (ANI): More thana year after her mothers death, Angelina Jolie has finally sold the California house Marcheline Bertrand called home.Bertrand lost her battle with ovarian cancer January 2007 ... Read more...

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Ganesh’s charisma propels ‘Galipata’ to the top

February 23rd, 2008 - 11:00 am ICT by admin
By R.G. Vijayasarathy Bangalore, Feb 23 (IANS) "Galipata" still rules the Kannada music market, establishing Hari Krishna as a top league composer. The top five Kannada albums are:1. "Galipata" - Golden star Ganesh, ... Read more...

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