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Punish the killers in Assam: CPI-M


July 25th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The CPI-M Wednesday blamed the Assam and central governments for the violence in the state that has left around 30 people dead and demanded strict ... Read more...

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Assam floods: Gogoi orders rescue of marooned


June 26th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 26 (IANS) With floods continuing to wreak havoc in many districts in Assam, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Tuesday asked state officials to rescue the marooned people on ... Read more...

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‘Rajasthan Police arrested man on false charge’


April 12th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 12 (IANS) Rajasthan Police Thursday arrested a man who had filed a complaint in a court here three days ago against Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot for not ... Read more...

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Complaint against Gehlot for ‘inaction’ in Bhanwari case


April 9th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 9 (IANS) A complaint was filed in a court here Monday against Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot for not taking timely action against some legislators who were allegedly ... Read more...

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240 kg of hashish seized in Islamabad


December 21st, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) Islamabad Police have seized 240 kg of hashish from a truck when it tried to enter the city.Senior Superintendent of Police Muhammad Yousuf Malik said Wednesday ... Read more...

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Three men trapped in burning car saved by police


November 30th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Responding swiftly, three Delhi Police personnel saved lives of three men, including the owner of a software company, trapped in a burning car in east ... Read more...

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Collect power dues before tenant vacates premises: Court


June 14th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has directed private power distribution companies (discoms) to recover electricity bill dues from a tenant before he or she vacates ... Read more...

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Slain officer was talking to mom when terror struck Karachi


May 24th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, May 24 (IANS) Lieutenant Yasir Abbas, who died battling terrorists at a key naval base in Karachi, was talking to his mother on the phone when the attack took ... Read more...

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Congress discussing joining Mamata government: Bhuniya


May 15th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) West Bengal Congress chief Manas Bhuniya Saturday said the Congress will cooperate with the Trinamool Congress and the decision of joining the next government in ... Read more...

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BSP refutes Digvijay’s charge of massacre of farmers


May 13th, 2011 - 1:59 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 13 (IANS) The ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has strongly refuted Congress leader Digvijay Singh's allegations about the massacre of farmers by the Uttar Pradesh police in ... Read more...

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Tourists rescued from capsized boat in Dal Lake


May 12th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 12 (IANS) Timely action by the Jammu and Kashmir river police Thursday saved a tourist family after their boat capsized in the Dal Lake here due to strong ... Read more...

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Coalition politics no excuse for compromises: Jaitley


May 9th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley Monday accused Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of not taking timely action against former communications minister A. ... Read more...

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Abducted girl found killed, angry kin block national highway


May 7th, 2011 - 2:06 am ICT by IANS
Kurukshetra/Karnal, May 6 (IANS) A Class 12 student who was abducted from Kurukshetra city in Haryana two days ago was found dead in the fields of Saungory village near Karnal ... Read more...

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Shoe hurling reflects public anger, says BJP


April 26th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday said it did not approve of the shoe hurling at former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi ... Read more...

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Lucknow Maulana issues fatwa against female foeticide


April 20th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 20 (IANS) Alarmed by the latest census report confirming a steep fall in the male-female ratio in Uttar Pradesh - India's most populous state - a leading cleric ... Read more...

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Marriages of 3 minor girls prevented


March 11th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 11 (IANS) Timely action by officials in Haryana's Sirsa district has prevented three minor girls from being married off by their families, a spokesman said here Friday.Sirsa district ... Read more...

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‘Our political structures should be changed,’ says Rahul Gandhi


January 29th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by ANI
Aurangabad (Maharashtra), Jan 29 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that doors should be opened for youth in politics, and the country's political structures need to be changed.Addressing ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi shocked by Sonawane killing


January 29th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Aurangabad (Maharashtra), Jan 29 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Saturday expressed shock over the burning alive of Additional District Collector Yashwant Sonawane in Manmad, Maharashtra.He said the Central and ... Read more...

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Child marriage prevented in Haryana


November 30th, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 30 (IANS) Timely action by district officials and the Haryana Police prevented a 15-year-old girl from being forcibly married off at a village in Sirsa district, officials said Tuesday.The action ... Read more...

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Student indiscipline rampant in Cambridge (Lead)


November 10th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 10 (IANS) Cambridge University, an 800-year-old institution where 15 British prime ministers have been educated, has witnessed widespread student indiscipline, a media report said Wednesday.The Daily Telegraph reported that a ... Read more...

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Students indiscipline hits Cambridge University


November 10th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 10 (IANS) Cambridge University, an 800-year-old university where 15 British prime ministers have been educated, has witnessed hundreds of incidents indiscipline from students who have got drunk, become nude, and ... Read more...

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‘Mayawati insensitive to Dalit woes’


November 3rd, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 3 (IANS) National Commission for Scheduled Castes Chairman P.L. Punia Wednesday accused Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati of being insensitive to the problems faced by Dalits.He also alleged ... Read more...

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Kashmir valley largely peaceful; two govt. vehicles set ablaze in Shopian


September 15th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep.15 (ANI): While an all-party meet was convened in the national capital to discuss developments in Kashmir, the situation remained by and large peaceful in the valley except for some miscreants ... Read more...

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Curfew continues in Kashmir Valley


September 15th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep 15 (ANI): Curfew continued in the Kashmir Valley for the third day on Wednesday.Curfew continues to remain in force in Srinagar, Budgam and adjoining areas including Chadoora in central Kashmir, ... Read more...

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Oil spill from grounded ship in Lakshadweep prevented


August 19th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Timely action by the Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard prevented several tonnes of oil from spilling from a grounded ship off the Lakshadweep Islands and posing a ... Read more...

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Goa to warn tourists about swine flu


August 13th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 13 (IANS) With one swine flu death and 30 H1N1 cases reported in Goa this year, the state government has now started cautioning tourists coming to Goa about the disease. State ... Read more...

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Fire near oil pipeline in Haryana doused


August 8th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panipat (Haryana), Aug 8 (IANS) Timely action ensured that a major tragedy was averted after a fire broke out in oil containers lying close to the Mathura-Jalandhar pipeline in this Haryana district ... Read more...

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Malleswari wants IWF secretary sacked


July 25th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Jul 25 (IANS) Sydney Olympics bronze medallist Karnam Malleswari said Sunday that Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWF) secretary Sahdev Yadav should be sacked for not taking timely action against coach Ramesh Malhotra, ... Read more...

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Politics of competitive communalism, says BJP of Kashmir situation


July 8th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The "explosive" situation in the Kashmir Valley is the result of the "politics of competitive communalism" between the National Conference and the opposition PDP and the ... Read more...

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Cell sought to punish Bhopal disaster guilty


June 5th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 5 (IANS) Survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy Saturday demanded a special cell to punish the foreigners responsible for the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster that killed thousands. Leaders of Bhopal ... Read more...

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India’s exports up 36.2 percent in April (Lead)


June 1st, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) India's exports rose 36.2 percent to $16.9 billion in April for the sixth straight month after 13 consecutive months of decline, official data released here Tuesday showed. ... Read more...

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Supreme Court blames itself for graft in judicial postings (Lead)


May 20th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday said corruption in judicial appointments has assumed cancerous proportions and blamed itself for "soft-pedalling" on the issue and not dealing with it firmly ... Read more...

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Supreme Court grieves over corruption


May 20th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday regretted not acting firmly earlier in cases of corruption in judicial appointments because of which the problem has assumed cancerous dimensions. The vacation bench ... Read more...

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Timely action by Mumbai ATC averts major air disaster


April 10th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 10 (ANI): The alert Mumbai Air Traffic Control (ATC) avoided a major air disaster over the Indian Ocean around 6 a. m. on Friday, when two aircrafts traveling on the ... Read more...

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Curfew clamped in Bareilly following communal clash


March 2nd, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 2 (IANS) A minor communal clash followed by sporadic arson late Tuesday afternoon led the administration to clamp curfew in several parts of Bareilly city, officials said. Timely action by ... Read more...

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