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Noida village bans tobacco sale, use


July 23rd, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Noida, July 22 (IANS) In a first of its kind, a village council in this Uttar Pradesh district Sunday decided to ban sale of tobacco products in the village and ... Read more...

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Hazare leaves for Ralegan Siddhi


December 29th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) Anna Hazare left for his home Ralegan Siddhi Thursday, a day after he broke his fast to press for a strong Lokpal.The anti-corruption crusader had ... Read more...

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Rahul’s Kalavati retreats behind wall of silence


October 19th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Oct 19 (IANS) Kalavati Bandurkar, the Vidarbha farm widow who shot to fame when Congress leader Rahul Gandhi visited her and then mentioned her plight in parliament in ... Read more...

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Fearing Maoists, Bihar villagers flee homes


August 2nd, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 2 (IANS) Hundreds of residents of at least six villages in Bihar's Rohtas district fled for their safety as Maoists threatened to eliminate them for not supporting them, ... Read more...

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Village head killed near Gurgaon, one attacker lynched


June 23rd, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon/Chandigarh, June 23 (IANS) Irate villagers in a village of Haryana's Gurgaon district caught hold of a man, who had attacked and killed the village headman Thursday, and set him ... Read more...

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Goa anti-mining activist beaten up


May 12th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 12 (IANS) An anti-mining activist was Thursday beaten up by unidentified assailants in South Goa district, allegedly because of his protest against illegal transportation of iron ore near ... Read more...

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‘Racist’ UK village residents want to remain white and middle class


March 29th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 29 (ANI): Many residents of British countryside towns and villages consider themselves the 'last bastion' of old-fashioned English traditions.And, they often equate this 'exclusively and unthinkingly' with white Englishness, a ... Read more...

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Growing crime: Radio, Facebook to Chandigarh police’s rescue


February 4th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Feb 4 (IANS) Police are grappling with a rising number of crimes and road accidents in Chandigarh, but radio channels and social networking site Facebook are coming to ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir village residents complain about poor basic facilities


October 8th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
By Fayaz AhmadBelodarkon (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct.8 (ANI): Residents of Belodarkon village, which falls under the Keller block of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama District have complained about a lack of basic facilities ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

It’s time to disco (Games snippets)


October 1st, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) It won't be all work and no play for the athletes staying at the Games Village. They have a discotheque, functioning since late Thursday, where they can ... Read more...

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Movie Review - Peepli [Live] 2010


August 13th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Peepli [Live]: Is a brilliant satireRating: 3.5 out of 5*Starring: Omkar Das Manikpuri, Raghuveer Yadav, Malaika Shenoy, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Shalini Vatsa, Vishal Sharma and Naseeruddin ShahDirector: Anusha RizviAugust 13, 2010 (Sampurn ... Read more...

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Trooper held for killing villagers in Uttar Pradesh


August 4th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 4 (IANS) A trooper of the paramilitary Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) has been arrested on charges of killing two villagers during a clash in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur district, police said ... Read more...

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Dog survives after being blown 20 miles in a gust of strong wind


June 23rd, 2010 - 2:07 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Gesztered, Jun 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A dog survived after he was blown 20 miles away due to a gust of strong wind. The ‘Photonews Agencia Noticiosa’ reported that dog, which belonged to ... Read more...

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Spurious liquor manufacturing unit destroyed in Gorakhpur


February 15th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by ANI
ZCZCBy Pawan ShahGorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Feb.15 (ANI): Peeved at the menace spurious liquor has created in their village, residents in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur district recently attacked an illegal liquor-manufacturing unit in Gulhariya ... Read more...

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Villagers sleepless as IAS officer’s fraud unravels


February 11th, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
By Sujeet Kumar Kharora (Chhattisgarh), Feb 11 (IANS) On paper, he is the director of a steel factory, with two bungalows in posh localities and Rs.16 crore (Rs.160 million) in a bank account. ... Read more...

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CRPF adopts two villages in Chhattisgarh state


January 31st, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by ANI
Jashpur (Chhattisgarh), Jan.31 (ANI): With an increase in Maoists attacks, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has adopted two villages in Chhattisgarh state.The 81st battalion of the CRPF has been deployed in ... Read more...

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Man murders 5 family members, commits suicide


November 10th, 2009 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 10 (IANS) A poverty-hit man in Chhattisgarh murdered his mother, his wife and his three children before committing suicide Tuesday, police said. The incident took place at village Oraimura, in Raigarh ... Read more...

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Villagers take government official hostage for job scheme bungling


September 6th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 6 (IANS) Irked over the non-implementation of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS) in their village, residents of Phaguniya village in Chandauli district of Uttar Pradesh took hostage a ... Read more...

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Boy makes Patnaik say ‘let there be light’


June 6th, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 6 (IANS) A small village in Orissa, like many in the country has been without electricity. A boy with a desire to study didn't let that come in his way ... Read more...

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Village boycotts polio campaign to protest civic conditions


June 5th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 5 (IANS) Residents of a Muslim-dominated village in Uttar Pradesh are boycotting the ongoing pulse polio vaccination campaign to protest the authorities' indifference to poor civic conditions in their area. Residents ... Read more...

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No safe drinking water, no votes, says Bihar village


April 5th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Patna, April 5 (IANS) Fed up with official apathy, people of a Bihar village, suffering for decades due to high fluoride content in drinking water, have sent politicians the ... Read more...

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In Kasab’s village, no proof he is Pakistani: Report


January 1st, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 1 (IANS) A FBI team has visited the home village of Mohammad Ajmal Kasab, the lone terrorist arrested during the Mumbai carnage, but has failed to find conclusive evidence of ... Read more...

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Snakes don”t scare residents in seven villages of West Bengal


September 18th, 2008 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajitha MenonBurdwan (West Bengal), Sep.18 (ANI): Believe it or not, seven villages in Bhatar Block of Burdwan District in West Bengal have lived with dreaded snakes for over five centuries. ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Golden Key’ hotel service makes Olympic debut


July 27th, 2008 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 27 (Xinhua) The renowned "Golden Key " service made its Olympic debut in Beijing as 36 multilingual chief directors from top hotels across China began to serve as its representatives ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Peacock gang launches attack on Brit village cars!


June 26th, 2008 - 7:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): A group of peacocks has become a hazard for Lincolnshire villagers after the birds started attacking their cars.When Percy the peacock first strutted into the village, residents ... Read more...

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Cash reward to find runaway groom


June 4th, 2008 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 4 (IANS) A poor villager of Chhattisgarh has announced a cash reward for anyone providing any information about his son who is missing since April 21, minutes after he was ... Read more...

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Cattle die in Madhya Pradesh due to drought like situation


May 12th, 2008 - 7:38 pm ICT by admin
Dilari (Madhya Pradesh), May 12 (ANI): Cattle are dying in the Chhatarpur District of Madhya Pradesh, where a drought like situation prevails. Six tribal villages of Bundelkhand region in the state are ... Read more...

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Eight Orissa villagers tortured over sorcery


April 24th, 2008 - 3:47 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneswar, April 24 (IANS) Suspecting them to be sorcerers and responsible for sickness in the village, residents of an Orissa village beat up eight fellow villagers, used hammers to extract their teeth ... Read more...

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Disseminating health info in rural India can boost public service use


November 14th, 2007 - 2:41 am ICT by admin
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