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PM, Sonia pay last respects to Deshmukh


August 15th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Latur, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi paid their last respects to former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh in Babhalgaon village here Wednesday.Soon ... Read more...

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Maoists hoist black flags in Bihar


August 15th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 15 (IANS) Maoists hoisted black flags in eight districts of Bihar Wednesday to protest India's Independence Day, police said.The black flags were seen atop schools and some buildings ... Read more...

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Goa governor, chief minister condole Deshmukh’s death


August 14th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 14 (IANS) Goa Governor B.V. Wanchoo and Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Tuesday condoled the death of union minister Vilasrao Deshmukh."I am deeply grieved to learn the sad demise ... Read more...

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Police inspector beats up colleagues, helps accused escape


August 8th, 2012 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 7 (IANS) A Rajasthan Police inspector was arrested here Tuesday for helping two molestation accused escape by beating up a team of policemen that had gone to their ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro ridership touches 22 lakh (Second Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Within 10 days of registering its highest ever ridership, Delhi Metro Thursday said it set a new record: nearly 22 lakh commuters.The Metro trains carried ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro ridership touches 22 lakh


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Within 10 days of registering its highest ever ridership, Delhi Metro Thursday said it set a new record: nearly 22 lakh commuters.The Metro trains carried ... Read more...

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14-hour power failure hit NCR towns


July 30th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 30 (IANS) The sudden failure of the Northern Grid Monday severely affected the NCR towns of Ghaziabad, Noida, Meerut and Bulandshahr, hitting common people and businesses alike. The ... Read more...

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Youths defy parents to support Team Anna’s stir


July 26th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Chanchal Sharma, a resident of Noida, was stopped by her parents from taking part in the indefinite fast held by Team Anna against corruption. ... Read more...

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MSF battles kala azar in Bihar


July 17th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 17 (IANS) Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), which provides medical humanitarian aid worldwide, is waging a war against kala azar in Bihar.Hundreds have benefited since MSF started its project ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro to induct eight-coach trains to ease rush


July 15th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) To deal with the problem of over crowding, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) will introduce trains with eight coaches by the end of this ... Read more...

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Family quarrels lead to killings, attempted murder in Maharashtra


June 29th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur (Maharashtra), June 29 (IANS) In three separate tragic incidents resulting from family quarrels in Maharashtra, two children were brutally murdered, while an elderly couple had a narrow escape from ... Read more...

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Woman kills minor daughter in Maharashtra


June 28th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur (Maharashtra), June 28 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a woman here Thursday slashed the throat of her four-year-old daughter while she was sleeping, police said.Sheela Bhake, 35, is on ... Read more...

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Encephalitis claims five more lives in Bihar, toll 230


June 24th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Patna June 24 (IANS) Five more children died of acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district Sunday, taking the toll in the state to 230 since May, an official ... Read more...

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With rising ridership, Delhi Metro to have more gates


June 20th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) With commuter volumes crossing the two million mark on six days in June alone this year, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) proposes to upgrade ... Read more...

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Encephalitis kills four more in Bihar, toll 204


June 19th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 19 (IANS) Four more children died of acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) Tuesday in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, taking the death toll from the disease to 204 in the last ... Read more...

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Bihar, Uttar Pradesh battle to contain deadly encephalitis outbreak (Roundup)


June 16th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Patna/Lucknow, June 16 (IANS) Acute encephalitis syndrome (AES), the deadly mosquito-borne disease that has hit Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, two of India's most populated states, is spreading.More deaths of AES ... Read more...

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Encephalitis claims 9 more lives in Bihar, toll now 159


June 16th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 16 (IANS) Nine more children have died of acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) in Bihar's Gaya, Muzaffarpur and Patna districts, taking the state's toll from the disease to 159 ... Read more...

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Encephalitis kills 4 more in Bihar, toll mounts to 147


June 15th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 15 (IANS) Four more children succumbed to acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) Friday in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, taking the death toll to 147 in the state in the last ... Read more...

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Bihar to give Rs 50,000 for encephalitis victims


June 13th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 13 (IANS) The families of children, who died of acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) will be paid a monetary compensation, officials said Wednesday.The state government has announced a compensation ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro hiccup affects thousands (Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Thousands of Delhi Metro passengers were stranded after a technical snag hit services between Dwarka and Noida City Centre/Vaishali during Friday morning peak hours.By the ... Read more...

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Power, water shortages bring misery to Ghaziabad


June 6th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 6 (IANS) At the height of summer, life in Ghaziabad has become miserable, with unscheduled power cuts up to 14 hours a day causing water shortages too.Both ... Read more...

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Linda pockets chess title


May 29th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Pondicherry, May 29 (IANS) Local star Linda Rangarajan with 9.0 points emerged champion in the third KACC International FIDE Rating chess tournament (below 2200) here Tuesday.In the final round, Linda ... Read more...

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Kumaran joins leaders in chess tournament


May 27th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Pondicherry, May 27 (IANS) B Kumaran, a class 9 student of Chennai's Sri Sankara Senior Secondary School, overcame S Jayakumar to join the leaders with 4.0 points after the fourth ... Read more...

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CPI-ML strike hits Bihar (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 10 (IANS) Life was hit in many parts of Bihar Thursday by a day-long strike the CPI-ML called to protest the killing of a village head and the ... Read more...

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Strike disrupts normal life in Bihar


May 10th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 10 (IANS) Normal life was hit in many parts of Bihar Thursday by a day-long strike called by the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) to protest the killing ... Read more...

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Efforts on to minimise Metro snags, say officials


March 30th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) A day after thousands of Metro commuters were stranded for over six hours due to a major signalling snag, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) officials ... Read more...

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Signal snag hits thousands of Metro commuters (Lead)


March 29th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) On a day when restrictions were imposed on several roads in Delhi due to the BRICS summit, thousands of Metro commuters in the national capital ... Read more...

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Angkor Vat replica to come up in Bihar


March 29th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 29 (IANS) A bigger version of the famous 12th century Angkor Vat temple in Cambodia is set to come up in Bihar's Vaishali district. And with some help ... Read more...

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Metro, airport line to open at 2 p.m. on Holi


March 6th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Delhi metro and the airport express line will start operations at 2 p.m. on Holi Thursday, an official said.Services on the six Metro lines that ... Read more...

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World’s largest Hindu temple to come up in Bihar


March 5th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 5 (IANS) The much-awaited 'bhumi-pujan' (foundation laying) for what would become the world's largest Hindu temple was done in Bihar's Vaishali district Monday.The temple, to be built at ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro to begin operations at 2 p.m. on Holi


March 5th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Delhi Metro services will begin operations only at 2 p.m. on Holi Thursday, an official said.Services on the six Metro lines that connect various parts ... Read more...

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Kidnapped student rescued, three held (Lead)


March 1st, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 1 (IANS) A Patna school student abducted eight days ago was Thursday freed from Bihar's Vaishali district and three people, including his girlfriend, were arrested for the crime, ... Read more...

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Metro trains ran at restricted speed


February 21st, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Thousands of commuters in the national capital were affected and became edgy Tuesday morning as trains on the city's Metro network ran at slower than ... Read more...

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Maharashtra NCC bags PM’s banner trophy 15th time


January 29th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) The Maharashtra National Cadet Corps (NCC) has bagged the Prime Minister's Banner Trophy as Champion Directorate for the 15th time in 21 years.Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Metro guard tries to save kid, falls on track


January 28th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) A Delhi Metro guard sustained minor injuries Saturday when he fell on the track at Rajiv Chowk station while trying to save a toddler from ... Read more...

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