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Guwahati molestation case: Prime accused gets bail


September 13th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 13 (IANS) The Gauhati High Court Thursday granted bail to Amarjyoti Kalita, the main accused in the GS Road molestation case here.The court directed Kalita to furnish two ... Read more...

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CRPF trooper shoots self, injured


September 12th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 11 (IANS) A trooper of the Central Reserve Police Force shot and injured himself Tuesday in Uttar Pradesh, police said.Anuj Kumar, 30, shot himself at Chandauli, 350 km ... Read more...

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UP to wrap up arrangements for Haj pilgrims by Sep 11


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 3 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Monday asked officials to complete all arrangements by Sep 11 for the departure of Haj pilgrims from the state.In separate letters written ... Read more...

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Northern grid came close to tripping Monday: UP officials


August 20th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) The Northern grid came close to snapping Monday but for the timely intervention of Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited, state government officials said.The grid frequency dipped ... Read more...

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Eid celebrated with traditional fervour in Uttar Pradesh


August 20th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) It was a day of prayers and feasting in Uttar Pradesh Monday when Muslims turned up in large numbers to celebrate with traditional fervour Eid-ul-Fitr to ... Read more...

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Four crude bombs found in Lucknow court premises


August 9th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) Four crude bombs were recovered in the civil court complex here Thursday, police said.The bombs, called 'sutli bombs', were recovered from a flask that was lying ... Read more...

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Work on Rae Bareli AIIMS to begin soon: Azad


August 9th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 8 (IANS) Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Wednesday announced that work on the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Rae Bareli, the parliamentary constituency ... Read more...

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Alert sounded in Uttar Pradesh


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 1 (IANS) An alert was sounded across Uttar Pradesh following four low-intensity explosions in Pune in Mahararashtra Wednesday, police said, as they stepped up security in major ... Read more...

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BJP plans brain storming session in Agra Aug 5-6


July 30th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will hold a two-day brain storming session in Agra Aug 5-6, a party leader said Sunday.Laxmikant Bajpayi, state BJP president, ... Read more...

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50 percent power restored in UP, many trains stranded


July 30th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) Power in the state capital and major towns of Uttar Pradesh limped back to normalcy Monday, eight hours after the Northern Grid tripped, while many ... Read more...

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50 percent power restored in UP, many trains stranded


July 30th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) Power in the state capital and major towns of Uttar Pradesh limped back to normalcy Monday, eight hours after the Northern Grid tripped, while many ... Read more...

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No reversing decision on FDI in multi-brand retail: Sharma


July 27th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) The Indian government will notify allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail after building a wider political consensus and there is no question of ... Read more...

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After urban wins, BJP upbeat in UP


July 18th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 18 (IANS) Following the BJP's victory in local bodies elections, the party's Uttar Pradesh unit president Laxmi Kant Vajpayee said Wednesday that his party hoped to provide ... Read more...

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Fishy business: Mobile fish parlours flourish in Uttar Pradesh


July 18th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 18 (IANS) A "Fish-on-Wheels" project that serves up delectable sea food delicacies in cities across the state is proving to be a hit across Uttar Pradesh. There is ... Read more...

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Monsoon showers bring relief to UP


July 7th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 7 (IANS) The temperatures in the sun-scorched Uttar Pradesh went down considerably Saturday with heavy to moderate rains reported from most parts of the state.The state received heavy ... Read more...

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World of contemporary colours captured in India’s first art fiction (Lead) (With Images)


July 5th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) First it was Geoff Dyer who spun the heady glamour of the Venice Biennale with the magic of the holy temple town of Varanasi into ... Read more...

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India’s first art fiction captures world of contemporary colours (With Images)


July 5th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Writer Geoff Dyer had spun the heady glamour of the Venice Biennale with the magic of the holy temple town of Varanasi into "Jeff in ... Read more...

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Tipsy cop kills girl in celebratory firing


June 28th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, June 28 (IANS) An 11-year-old girl succumbed to bullet wounds here Thursday after a tipsy Uttar Pradesh Police sub-inspector opened fire during a marriage procession, officials said.The girl was ... Read more...

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Kashi Vishwanath temple to get facelift, priests get pay hike


June 19th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 19 (IANS) Varanasi's famous Kashi Vishwanath temple will be given a major facelift and the salaries of the priests will be increased, the Uttar Pradesh government announced ... Read more...

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Two-day Africa festival opens in capital (With image)


June 18th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) A two-day festival of African culture opened at the Kamani Auditorium in the capital Monday with music and dance performances by troupes from Zambia, the ... Read more...

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Spiritual group prepares to clean entire Ganges


June 17th, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Haridwar, June 17 (IANS) A spiritual group here is conducting a survey on how best to clean the entire 2,525-km Ganges, the holiest of all rivers for Hindus but ... Read more...

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To woo tourists, UP plans helium balloon rides, rope ways


June 13th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
L0ucknow, June 13 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday in-principle cleared the way for setting up helium balloon ride facility at Agra, Fatehpur Sikri and Varanasi, and for restarting ... Read more...

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Two folk singers killed in Uttar Pradesh


June 9th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 9 (IANS) A leading folk singer and a woman singer were shot dead at Ghazipur in Uttar Pradesh, police said Saturday.Ramji Yadav and Suneeta Tyagi were going from ... Read more...

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China cautions its citizens to be careful in India (Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) In an unusual advisory, China has cautioned its citizens travelling to India to be alert in the wake of a nationwide strike against the petroleum ... Read more...

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China cautions its citizens travelling to India


June 4th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) China has cautioned its citizens travelling to India to check about travel disruptions due to the May 31 nationwide strike against petroleum fuel hike and ... Read more...

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Survivors of Doon Express mishap recount horror


June 1st, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 1 (IANS) Passengers who escaped the derailment of the Doon Express at Jaunpur in Uttar Pradesh arrived in the state capital here early Friday and recounted their ordeal ... Read more...

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Will gift PM a set of saffron clothes: Uma


May 30th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, May 30 (IANS) Taking pot shots at the prime minister, firebrand BJP leader Uma Bharati Wednesday said if Manmohan Singh quits public life over allegations of corruptions she ... Read more...

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Ganga activists threaten to re-launch campaign


May 14th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Activists working for the Ganga river conservation Monday threatened to launch a massive campaign from Varanasi May 21 if the government failed to ... Read more...

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Sunny Deol didn’t need my help: Ravi Kishan


May 14th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) Bhojpuri superstar Ravi Kishan, who shares screen space with Sunny Deol in "Mohalla Assi", set on the ghats of Varanasi, says a star like Sunny didn't ... Read more...

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Dozen Tamil Nadu pilgrims hurt


May 10th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 10 (IANS) At least a dozen pilgrims from Tamil Nadu were seriously injured near Varanasi Thursday when the bus they were travelling turtled on the highway, police said.The ... Read more...

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American ‘tastes’ democracy at Akhilesh Darshan


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 2 (IANS) For this 25-something US national, the sweltering heat in the state capital Wednesday was not deterring enough to wait under a harsh sun, 'slug it out' ... Read more...

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Gangsters take family hostage, shoot dead cop in UP (Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 18 (IANS) An inspector of the Uttar Pradesh Police was shot dead Wednesday in Mau district in a fierce gun battle between a Special Operations Group (SOG) team ... Read more...

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Family taken hostage, inspector shot dead by gangsters in UP


April 18th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 18 (IANS) An inspector of the Uttar Pradesh Police was shot dead Wednesday in Mau district in a fierce gun battle between a Special Operations Group (SOG) team ... Read more...

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Akhilesh transfers 112 cops


March 27th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 27 (IANS) In what amounts to a virtual change of guard in Uttar Pradesh's top police establishment, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Tuesday reshuffled 112 officers, including four ... Read more...

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Bhagavad Gita now in Polish language


March 25th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, March 25 (IANS) Even as Hindus fight a proposed ban on the Russian translation of the Bhagavad Gita, in Catholic-dominated Poland the sacred scipture has for the first time ... Read more...

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