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Bomb scare prompts US university evacuation


September 18th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) A bomb threat at the Louisiana State University (LSU) Monday resulted in evacuation and cancellation of all campus activities for the day, Xinhua reported.At about 2 ... Read more...

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Six-hour jam on Mumbai-Pune expressway after gas leak


September 6th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) A gas leak after a goods vehicle and a tanker collided led to a six-hour traffic jam on the Mumbai-Pune expressway, police said.Police, hwever, managed to ... Read more...

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Operator charges toll at two Gurgoan plazas


September 5th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 5 (IANS) Motorists at the Kherki Daula toll plaza here were caught in a traffic jam Wednesday as they had to pay the usual fee after the operator ... Read more...

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Criminal case against Delhi-Jaipur highway builder


August 28th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 28 (IANS) A criminal complaint was registered Tuesday against the company constructing the 225-km Delhi-Jaipur Expressway for putting the life of commuters into danger and blocking emergency services. ... Read more...

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Rains lash Delhi, commuters face difficulties again (Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) For a second consecutive day, commuters in Delhi had a harrowing time as heavy rains flooded roads Tuesday, causing traffic snarls, while water also entered ... Read more...

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Villagers demand toll tax waiver at Yamuna Expressway


August 16th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 16 (IANS) Hundreds of farmers supported by the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) activists staged a sit-in at the Greater Noida-Agra Yamuna Expressway Thursday and blocked traffic, demanding a ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro mock drill hits commuters (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Delhi Metro commuters had a harrowing time Saturday with train services remaining disrupted for nearly an hour due to mock drills at 11 stations."The drill ... Read more...

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Russia unveils new electric train for Sochi Olympics


May 31st, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sochi (Russia), May 31 (IANS) A new electric train made its debut in Russia's Black Sea resort city of Sochi. The train is expected to deliver passengers to the sports ... Read more...

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Shootout on Delhi-Agra highway, two killed


March 20th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 20 (IANS) Two people were killed and one person was injured critically Tuesday when unidentified assailants first rammed their car on the New Delhi-Agra highway and then sprayed ... Read more...

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Moscow to have solar-powered bus stops


March 16th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Though the Russian capital is not known for its sunshine, authorities believe the city gets enough sunlight to afford solar-powered bus stops.The stops, which will ... Read more...

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‘Hate Story’ was written with A-certificate in mind: Agnihotri


March 9th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Director Vivek Agnihotri, who has been maintaining a low profile after the release of "Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal", is now ready with his next film ... Read more...

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Chaos rules as Jats block Haryana roads, rail tracks (Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), March 7 (IANS) Several areas of Haryana's Hisar, Jind and Bhiwani districts were cordoned off by the police and other security agencies Wednesday as thousands of Jat agitators ... Read more...

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When Omar had to wait out a traffic jam


January 20th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 20 (IANS) The Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir was in for a lot of traffic hurdles Friday morning as he waited for a flight to Srinagar from ... Read more...

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Traffic jams leave Delhi motorists fuming


January 16th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Traffic movement in many areas in the capital was hit Monday with commuters getting stuck in jams even during off-peak hours around noon and ... Read more...

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Why Big B sneaked into his house?


January 2nd, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan wouldn't have thought that he would be compelled to make a backdoor entry into his own house someday.The first day of ... Read more...

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Millions of potatoes carpet Jalandhar streets as farmers protest


December 15th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar/Chandigarh, Dec 15 (IANS) Residents and motorists in Jalandhar city and some other parts of Punjab were greatly inconvenienced as farmers dumped hundreds of quintals of potatoes on the streets ... Read more...

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10 killed in Gurgaon road accident (Lead)


November 16th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Nov 16 (IANS) Ten people were killed and six injured when a mini-truck in which they were travelling on the Delhi-Jaipur highway rammed into a wrongly parked truck in ... Read more...

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Nine killed in two road accidents in Ghaziabad


November 6th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Nov 6 (IANS) Nine people were killed and 20 injured in two separate road accidents in Ghaziabad Sunday, police said.The incidents took place in Hapur and Loni on ... Read more...

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Protesters against power tariff hike face batons


September 30th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 30 (IANS) A group of industrialists was Friday baton charged by police in Jaipur during a protest against the Rajasthan government's proposal to hike electricity tariff.Under the banner ... Read more...

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Protesters condemn arrest of youth in Indian-controlled Kashmir


August 31st, 2011 - 3:54 am ICT by BNO News
SRINAGAR, KASHMIR (BNO NEWS) -- Families and relatives of more than 73 youth who were arrested during clashes on Saturday protested outside the police station in downtown Srinagar in Indian-administered Kashmir on ... Read more...

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UK to impose fines for firms who dig up roads during rush hour


August 22nd, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 22(THAINDIAN NEWS) The UK government has announced that companies that disrupt traffic on the various roads in the country with construction during rush hour will be fined. The new measure ... Read more...

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Harassment and obscenity in times of a people’s movement


August 18th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Even as support for Gandhian Anna Hazare's movement against corruption touches monumental heights, there's been a consequent flipside. A number of people have been complaining ... Read more...

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Graft-hit Yeddyurappa drops plan to support Hazare


August 18th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 18 (IANS) Scam-hit former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Thursday backed out of his plan to stage an indefinite 'dharna' (sit-in) to support social activist Anna Hazare's ... Read more...

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Six bus passengers electrocuted in Jharkhand


August 12th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 12 (IANS) Six people died in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh district Friday after a high voltage wire snapped and fell on the bus in which they were travelling, police said.The ... Read more...

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Bollywood shifts from formula films, explores dark realities


July 19th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Whether it is gigolos in the fashion industry, the illegal arms trade or the dark secrets of a film actress, Bollywood seems to be ... Read more...

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Serial blasts, rain cause chaos on Mumbai roads


July 14th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Terror strikes and rains hit traffic movement on major roads in south Mumbai as cars, autorickshaws and taxis moved at snail's pace after the three serial ... Read more...

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Anupam gives lessons in life at B-school (With image)


July 13th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher, who will be seen as a professor in his upcoming film "Buddha in a Traffic Jam", taught philosophy of survival ... Read more...

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Telangana Congress leaders arrested near Osmania University


July 11th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 11 (IANS) Hyderabad police Monday arrested several Congress leaders from Telangana region when they were heading towards Osmania University to express solidarity with students who had launched ... Read more...

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Bangladesh minister trips over traffic jam


July 6th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 6 (IANS) Late by nearly half an hour in joining the House proceedings, Bangladesh Home Minister Sahara Khatun pleaded she was delayed by traffic congestion -- but she ... Read more...

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Pigs cause traffic jam in Siberian city


June 9th, 2011 - 3:17 am ICT by IANS
Novokuzetsk (Russia), June 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Eight pigs have caused a huge traffic jam on a bridge in the West Siberian city of Novokuznetsk after they overturned a trailer in ... Read more...

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Andhra government violated protocol during Sushma’s visit: BJP


May 31st, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 31 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday demanded an apology from Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy after the state government violated the protocol during ... Read more...

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‘Shor In The City’, outstanding ode to city of dreams Mumbai (IANS Hindi Film Review, Rating ****)


May 1st, 2011 - 3:51 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Shor In The City"; Starring: Tusshar Kapoor, Sendhil Ramamurthy, Sundeep Kishan, Pitobash Tripathy, Nikhil Diwedi, Preeti Desai, Radhika Apte, Girika Oak; Directed by: Raj Nidimoru, Krishna D.K.; Rating: ****I ... Read more...

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Drainage work on airport road causes traffic jam in Kashmir


April 18th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Apr 18 (ANI): Drainage work on the only road leading to Srinagar International Airport in Hyderpora Square of Jammu and Kashmir is causing traffic jams.The diversion of the road has created ... Read more...

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Banned Pakistan outfit hoodwinks police to hold rally


April 18th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) Hizbut Tahrir, a banned Islamist outfit, managed to hold a demonstration Sunday in Rawalpindi by hoodwinking the police, a media report said.The outfit had announced a ... Read more...

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I missed being an actor: Pallavi Joshi (With Image)


April 4th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Actress Pallavi Joshi, who was last seen in Marathi film "Rita" in 2009, is ready for her comeback with her husband's directorial venture. She ... Read more...

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