Bengal teenager who fell into well brought out dead

June 25th, 2012 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) A teenage boy who fell into an open 30-feet-deep well in West Bengal's Howrah district Sunday noon was brought out dead early Monday following ten-and-a-half hour ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad police nab former MLA’s killer

January 13th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Jan 13 (IANS) The Ghaziabad police have arrested the alleged killer of former BJP MLA, Tripal Dhama, officials said.The police said they came upon the murderer accidentally while checking ... Read more...

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BPL survey to have exclusion, inclusion criteria: Officials

May 19th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The methodology for the below poverty line (BPL) census will be based on an automatic inclusion and exclusion criteria and deprivation scores for the remaining ... Read more...

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Global warming is a cyclic process: Guinness record holder

February 2nd, 2011 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Feb 2 (IANS) He has drilled the highest tubewell in the world and holds a Guinness record for the feat. He spends most of his time looking for precious ... Read more...

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‘Ghaziabad residents forced to drink hazardous water’

August 19th, 2010 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 18 (IANS) The residents of Ghaziabad say they have been forced to drink polluted water due to the discharge of effluents by industrial units and that the problem has been ... Read more...

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Orissa environment panel clears Vedanta refinery

April 22nd, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 22 (IANS) The Orissa state pollution control board has given a clean chit to Vedanta's alumina refinery in the state's Kalahandi district after conducting checks in the areas near the ... Read more...

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‘21 male family members were killed within hours’ (25 years after Indira Gandhi’s assassination)

November 2nd, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayank Aggarwal New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) She was 20 then, happily married for two years. But Manjeet Kaur's world came to be covered in blood the night of Nov 1, 1984 ... Read more...

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Orissa’s gay couple leads happy married life (With Images)

October 20th, 2009 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 20 (IANS) Pitambar Nayak of Guda village in Koraput district of Orissa is different from his neighbours. He used to attract curious glances as he decided to become the 'wife' ... Read more...

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Musharraf slapped with Rs. 500,000 fine by electricity department for misuse

July 2nd, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 2 (ANI): Former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf has been asked to pay 500,000 rupees as electricity charges for his Chak Shahzad farm house, where he has been receiving ... Read more...

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Another disaster unfolding in cyclone-hit Sundarbans (First of a three-part series) (With Images)

June 28th, 2009 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Anand Pathar Pratima (West Bengal), June 28 (IANS) Almost a month after the devastating cyclone Aila hit the Sundarbans, the world's largest mangrove forest abutting the Bay of Bengal, another ... Read more...

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Man chops wife, her cousin’s hands on suspicion of affair

April 27th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Patti (Punjab), April 27 (IANS) The Punjab Police Monday arrested three people, including a registered medical practitioner (RMP), after he chopped off the hands of his newly wedded wife and her cousin ... Read more...

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Car runs over six kids, three dead

May 17th, 2008 - 1:14 am ICT by admin
Ghaziabad, May 16 (IANS) Three children died and three others were critically injured Friday evening when a car ran over them in Ghaziabad, the police said. A man, identified as Nawab, was ... Read more...

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Punjab offers Rs.15 mn per acre for Mohali airport land

March 21st, 2008 - 12:38 am ICT by admin
Chandigarh, March 20 (IANS) The Punjab government Thursday decided to offer a lump sum compensation of Rs.15 million ($372,671) per acre to farmers whose land will be acquired for the Mohali international ... Read more...

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