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Braveheart girl on Chandigarh cops’ receiving end over FB comments


September 18th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 18 (IANS) She fought robbers as a 10-year-old in 2000 and got a national bravery award from the prime minister for it after her brave act led to ... Read more...

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Top cop who took on Gurgaon toll plaza transferred


September 18th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 18 (IANS) Police officer Bharti Arora, whose initiative led to the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway becoming toll free for a fortnight, was transferred ahead of a crucial hearing in the ... Read more...

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Kashmir minister’s guards held for beating up traffic cop (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 11 (IANS) Two personal security guards of a Jammu and Kashmir minister have been arrested for beating up a traffic policeman who had stopped the escort vehicle of ... Read more...

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Kashmir minister’s guards held for assaulting traffic cop


September 11th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 11 (IANS) Two personal security guards of a Jammu and Kashmir minister have been arrested for assaulting a traffic policeman who had stopped the escort vehicle of the ... Read more...

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Pay up, Gurgaon police warns traffic offenders


September 7th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 7 (IANS) The Gurgaon traffic police has asked traffic offenders booked over the last two years to pay up their fines by Sep 15 or face trial, ... 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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Mercury slips after heavy rains, more rains expected (Second Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Incessant rains over the last two days brought a sharp decline in the capital's maximum temperature to 31.2 degrees Celsius Wednesday, which was three notches ... Read more...

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Torrential downpour swamps Delhi, chaos on roads (Third Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) A torrential downpour Monday evening turned several roads in the capital into virtual rivulets, causing massive traffic jams that affected tens of thousands."The whole of ... Read more...

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Torrential downpour swamps Delhi, chaos on roads (Second Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) A torrential downpour Monday evening turned several roads in the capital into virtual rivulets, causing massive traffic jams that affected tens of thousands."The whole of ... Read more...

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Rains block Jammu-Srinagar highway, many stranded


August 22nd, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 22 (IANS) Incessant rains and landslides for two days have left many stranded on the Jammu-Srinagar highway, considered the lifeline of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said Wednesday.Over 500 ... Read more...

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Season’s heaviest shower halts Delhi, more rain likely (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) This monsoon season's heaviest shower drenched Delhi Tuesday, bringing traffic to a halt. Rainfall recorded in the past 8 hours was 28.2 mm even as ... Read more...

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Over 250 Delhi school buses impounded this year


August 21st, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Over 250 school buses and vans were impounded by Delhi Traffic Police this year for violating the directives of the Supreme Court, parliament was informed ... Read more...

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Family of 12 killed in van-truck crash in China (Lead)


August 20th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 20 (IANS) Twelve members of a family were killed Monday when their van collided head-on with a truck near the southwest Chinese metropolis of Chongqing.The crash occurred at ... Read more...

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Delhi on high alert ahead of I-Day


August 14th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) A day ahead of Independence Day, Delhi was Tuesday put on high alert with more than 6,000 security personnel being deployed at the Red Fort, ... Read more...

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Ramdev’s march, rain halt traffic in central Delhi


August 13th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Traffic in central Delhi came to a standstill following heavy rain and yoga guru Baba Ramdev's march to parliament with thousands of supporters."The sudden heavy ... Read more...

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It is Fortress Delhi ahead of I-Day


August 12th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Around 6,000 security force personnel, including commandos, are being deployed in the national capital ahead of the Independence Day, especially in and around the Red ... Read more...

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Rains in Delhi bring down mercury, cause traffic snarls (Second Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Downpours in the national capital Tuesday brought down the maximum temperature by nearly two degrees but caused traffic snarls in various parts of the city. ... Read more...

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Traffic snarls in Delhi after morning rain (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Tuesday morning downpour in the national capital caused traffic snarls in several parts of the city. The met department has forecast more rain later ... Read more...

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China punishes 16 officials for school bus accident


August 2nd, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 2 (IANS) Sixteen officials in a northwest China city have been punished for a school bus crash that killed 19 kindergarten students last year, authorities announced Thursday.The punished ... Read more...

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Pleasant day in Delhi, more rains Thursday (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The city residents enjoyed pleasant weather Wednesday with morning showers followed by a cloudy day. Rain has been forecast for Thursday too."The sky will remain ... Read more...

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Traffic tangles in Delhi after power failure, rains


July 31st, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Traffic in the national capital was severely affected Tuesday after signals stopped functioning following a failure in the Northern Power Grid.Traffic flow, already slow since ... Read more...

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30-year-old auto rickshaws banned in Pakistani city


July 22nd, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) Pakistan's northwest tribal region Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has banned the entry of around 3,000 auto rickshaws made in 1985 or earlier into the provincial capital Peshawar to ... Read more...

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Animal rights groups want tongas to stay off Delhi roads


July 18th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Pointing to incidents of gruesome cruelty to animals, rights groups Wednesday urged the South Delhi Municipal Corporation not to roll back the ban on horse-drawn ... Read more...

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Putin’s limousine invites traffic complaint


July 17th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 17 (IANS)Vladimir Putin, who dashed through the empty streets of Moscow on his inauguration day as Russian president in a black limousine without a front license plate, has ... Read more...

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Nearly 200 dead in Nepal accidents this year


July 15th, 2012 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 15 (IANS) At least 190 people have been killed and 629 injured in 68 reported highway accidents in Nepal this year, according to Xinhua.Traffic police said more than ... Read more...

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No arrests yet in Ghaziabad Home Guard’s killing


July 14th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 14 (IANS) No arrests have yet been made in an incident in which six people beat up a Home Guard to death in Ghaziabad, police said Saturday.Home Guard ... Read more...

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Rains bring respite, problems for Delhi residents (Second Lead)


July 13th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Delhi residents ended Friday on a cool note with heavy rains - 15.2 mm in a span of three hours - washing away ... Read more...

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Ready to face monsoon test: Delhi Traffic Police


July 11th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) With its traffic signals serviced and enough personnel on the roads to ensure smooth traffic flow, the Delhi Traffic Police claims it is geared up ... Read more...

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Monsoon arrives in Delhi, rainy weekend ahead (Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The much-awaited monsoon - which got delayed eight days from its scheduled arrival - finally hit Delhi Saturday, with the city recording a total of ... Read more...

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Leaflets found with threats against British PM, queen


July 7th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Leaflets found by British police - during an operation in which seven men were held for terrorism offences - contained threats against Prime Minister David ... Read more...

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Dikshit alerts civic agencies before monsoon


June 14th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Weeks ahead of the arrival of the monsoon in the capital, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday asked Delhi's civic agencies, particularly the MCD, to put ... Read more...

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Delhi cop robbed of seized bike by traffic violator


June 14th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) A Delhi traffic constable was attacked and robbed of a motorbike he had seized for a traffic violation by the errant owner and his accomplices, ... Read more...

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Russian investigator survives murder attempt


June 3rd, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 3 (IANS) A Russian federal investigator was injured when his car came under fire in the North Caucasus region, officials said.Two unidentified assailants fired at his car with ... Read more...

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Shutdown call a success in Jharkhand


May 31st, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 31 (IANS) The shutdown called by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to protest the petrol prices hike Thursday was a success in Jharkhand, where the party ... Read more...

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Harrowing time for Delhi as shutdown hits traffic (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) It was a harrowing morning for Delhiites Thursday as the shutdown against the fuel price hike hit vehicular movement in many parts of the ... Read more...

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