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Thirty-six teams in fray for hockey nationals


September 21st, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 21 (IANS) In all 36 teams, including defending champions Haryana, have confirmed their participation in the second men's senior National hockey championship commencing here Sunday under the aegis ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Meet on winter crop strategy in Delhi


September 20th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The central government will chalk out a strategy to maximise the winter crop sowing at a meet Sep 24-25, after delayed rains affected summer crop ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

FDI will ruin Himachal’s apple industry: Minister


September 19th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 19 (IANS) The BJP government in Himachal Pradesh Wednesday slammed the central government's decision to allow FDI in multi-brand retail, saying imported apples would ruin the state's Rs.2,000-crore ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Congress out to malign me: Ramdev


September 9th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Sunday condemned Congress leader Digvijay Singh for levelling allegations against him and said it was all part of a concerted attempt ... Read more...

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Fancy driving from Delhi to Bangkok? Here’s how! (With Images)


September 7th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Fancy a trip to Bangkok? Not by air, as most would imagine, but a road trip. Promising a strong punch of excitement, adventure and experience ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Rajesh Talwar advanced Haridwar visit: Witness


September 5th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 5 (IANS) CBI witness Kripa Shankar Tripathi, who performed the last rites of Aarushi, told a special court here that the teenager's father Rajesh Talwar advanced his post-cremation ... Read more...

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Rock climbing wall inaugurated in Srinagar


September 5th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 5 (IANS) An artificial rock climbing wall was inaugurated here Wednesday to encourage adventure sports enthusiasts, many of whom visit the state from other parts of the country.State ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Man killed in east Delhi firing was family’s sole provider


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) While the police denying any role in his death, Vinod Singh Negi's widowed mother and married sister in Uttarakhand have lost their sole breadwinner in ... Read more...

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Ex-cop talks of bid to doctor Aarushi’s autopsy report


August 30th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 30 (IANS) In the Aarushi-Hemraj double murder case, a retired Uttar Pradesh Police officer told a special court here Thursday that he was approached by a person ... Read more...

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Uttarakhand’s Rs.11 lakh for Unmukt Chand


August 29th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, Aug 29 (IANS) Uttarakhand Wednesday announced a cash reward of Rs.11 lakh for Unmukt Chand, who led India to lift the 2012 U-19 World Cup.Sports Minister Dinesh Agarwal made ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Karnataka lags behind in attracting FDI: Assocham


August 28th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 28 (IANS) Karnataka lagged behind Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat and Chhattisgarh in attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) during fiscal 2011-12, accounting for mere eight percent of the total ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Himachal hydropower plants remain shut for third day


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 22 (IANS) The Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd's 1,500 MW Nathpa Jhakri Power Project and Jaypee Karcham Hydro Corp. Ltd's 1,000 MW Karcham Wangtoo Hydroelectric Project in Himachal ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Himachal’s hydropower plants shut, power shortage in north (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 21 (IANS) Five run-of-the-river mega hydropower plants in Himachal Pradesh remained shut Tuesday due to high silt level in rivers, triggering a power shortage in northern states.The country's ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

16 rural passport centres proposed


August 21st, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) For timely and transparent passport-related services in rural areas and the northeast, the external affairs ministry will set up 16 Passport Seva Laghu Kendras (PSLKs) by ... Read more...

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Rising silt keeps Himachal hydropower plants shut


August 21st, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 21 (IANS) Three mega hydropower plants in Himachal Pradesh remained shut for the second day Tuesday due to high silt level in rivers, triggering a power shortage in ... Read more...

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Bahuguna surveys damage in Uttarakhand, offers more relief


August 16th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, Aug 16 (IANS) Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna Thursday announced additional compensation for people whose houses were destroyed by the heavy rains and landslides in the state in the ... Read more...

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BJP MPs to donate for Assam, Uttarakhand victims


August 14th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs will donate a part of their constituency development funds for the relief of victims of Assam violence and cloud ... Read more...

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To combat ’silent killers’, India to conduct survey


August 12th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) India for the first time is undertaking a survey on lifestyle trends in nine states in an effort to get data on people suffering from ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

We are here to battle corruption: Ramdev supporters


August 10th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Thousands of people began the day at the Ramlila Maidan early Friday with synchronised yoga but they insisted they were there only to give strength ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Conclave to woo investors to north India


August 8th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 8 (IANS) With most of foreign investments coming to western and southern India, industry lobby CII is holding a conclave in November to showcase north as an ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Swaraj asks Shinde to evacuate pilgrims from Uttarakhand


August 7th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) BJP leader Sushma Swaraj Tuesday urged Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde to take emergency measures to evacuate pilgrims stranded in Uttrakashi following flash floods in Uttarakhand.Swaraj ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

12 killed, 40 missing as rains pound Uttarakhand, Jammu, Himachal (Second Lead)


August 5th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun/Jammu/Manali/New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Twelve people have died, nearly 40 are missing and hundreds are trapped after torrential rain led to flash floods, cloud bursts and landslides in sub-Himalayan ... Read more...

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Himachal hydro projects resume power generation


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 3 (IANS) The mega hydropower projects in Himachal Pradesh Friday resumed power generation after remaining closed for over 24 hours, an official said.The closure had hit the electricity ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Virbhadra determined to steer assembly poll (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 3 (IANS) Former union minister and five-time Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh is determined to lead the Congress in the upcoming assembly elections. And will ensure ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Himachal hydropower projects shut, north India hit


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 2 (IANS) Hydropower plants in Himachal Pradesh remained shut Thursday due to high silt level in the Sutlej river, triggering a power crisis in northern states.The country's biggest ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

10 Maruti union leaders arrested


August 1st, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 1 (IANS) Ten Maruti Suzuki union leaders were arrested Wednesday for their alleged role in the July 18 violence at the company's Manesar plant that led to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Electricity restored almost fully in all regions: Power Grid


August 1st, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) A day after the biggest blackout in the country, affecting half of India's population, the main distribution company Wednesday said nearly 100 percent of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Power heads of five states face watchdog action


July 31st, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) As half of India faced a major power outage Tuesday, India's power watchdog has summoned top officials of five errant states to appear before it ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India respects religious freedom: US report


July 31st, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 31 (IANS) India has been lauded by an official US report for "generally respecting" religious freedom, but said prosecution was often weak for perpetrators of "religiously oriented violence".The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pilgrim killed in Gurgaon


July 17th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 17 (IANS) A Hindu pilgrim was killed and a dozen others were injured when a mini-truck in which they were travelling came in contact with a high-voltage wire ... Read more...

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Karnataka mess: BJP gambles on getting it right third time (News Analysis)


July 10th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) seems to be gambling by changing its Karnataka chief minister - ostensibly with assembly elections in view, even though it ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BJP seeks PM’s intervention to save temple


July 7th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) A BJP delegation led by its president Nitin Gadkari Saturday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to raise the issue of Uttarakhand's Dhari Devi temple, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India gets first tele-ICU for critical patients


July 6th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Even as the concept of tele-medicine or clinical care through technology is yet to find ground in India, medical experts Friday announced the launch of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Cloud burst kills one in Chamoli, Badrinath route blocked


July 5th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chamoli, July 5 (IANS) A cloud burst in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district Thursday morning killed a woman and injured four people, and blocked roads to Badrinath, an official said.Talking to IANS, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

President flags-in Indian Army’s Everest team


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Tuesday flagged in a mixed Indian Army team that scaled Mount Everest, creating history by putting 17 climbers on the world's ... Read more...

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