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Rail official killed in Bihar


August 8th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 8 (IANS) A railway official was beaten to death on a train in Bihar by a group of people who thought he was a thief, police said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Baby girl found murdered in Ghaziabad drain


July 28th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 28 (IANS) An 18-day-old girl was found murdered in a drain in Ghaziabad, police said Saturday.The body of Saumya Lodi, daughter of Virendra Lodi, a worker of a ... Read more...

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Policeman booked for rape in UP


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) Two people, including a police officer, were booked Monday in Uttar Pradesh after a woman accused them of raping her, police said.The 35-year-old woman had filed ... Read more...

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BRICS urged to develop small, medium enterprises


July 11th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 11 (IANS) South Africa and other BRICS members should prioritize the development of small and medium enterprises as a way of quick job creation to benefit communities and ... Read more...

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Seven killed in UP bus-car smash


July 9th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 9 (IANS) Seven people, including three women and a child, were killed when a car they were in rammed into a state transport bus in Muzaffarnagar Monday morning, ... Read more...

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Gagan sole Indian representative in swimming at London


July 7th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) India Saturday got its sole representation from swimming at the London Olympics courtesy the 'universality quota'.World body FINA selected Karnataka swimmer Gagan Ulalmath to participate ... Read more...

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Activist’s killing: Eight cops to undergo polygraph test


May 2nd, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 2 (IANS) A Maharashtra court here Wednesday granted permission to the CBI to conduct polygraph test on at least nine accused, who include eight policemen, in the 2010 ... Read more...

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Two more get bail in ship hit-and-run case


April 10th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Alappuzha (Kerala), April 10 (IANS) A court here Tuesday granted bail to two officials on board the Singapore-based vessel Prabhu Daya which hit a fishing boat off the coast here ... Read more...

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Court seeks response on Governor’s appointment


March 27th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 27 (IANS) The Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court Tuesday asked the central government to respond to a petition seeking consultation with the Uttar Pradesh chief minister ... Read more...

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Prosecute security forces for torture: Human Rights Watch


January 31st, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 31 (IANS) The Indian government should prosecute security personnel for torture to make it clear that torture will not be tolerated, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.Border Security ... Read more...

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Anti-corruption raids of officials yields crores


January 13th, 2012 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 13 (IANS) The Yuva Diwas of the nation was a day of raids on corrupt officials in Madhya Pradesh with the state Lokayukta conducting raids on three officials ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh engineer has Rs.10 crore assets


January 7th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 7 (IANS) After seizing several crores-worth of unaccounted assets from peons, clerk and engineers in 2011, the Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta Saturday raided the premises of an engineer and ... Read more...

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Pakistan appreciated after Indian chopper returns safely


October 23rd, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Signalling the spirit of the resumed peace process, an Indian Army helicopter that strayed into Pakistan in bad weather Sunday returned with its crew after ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh opposition demands minister’s sacking


October 20th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) The opposition in Uttar Pradesh Thursday demanded sacking of state Rural Development Minister Daddu Prasad who, along with his personal assistant, has been accused ... Read more...

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Rana, Naik top Raid de Himalaya


October 17th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 17 (IANS) Suresh Rana (co-driver Ashwin Naik) of Team Thunderbolt won the 13th Maruti Suzuki Raid de Himalaya rally that concluded here late Sunday night after a run ... Read more...

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Windmills of distress in Rajasthan’s tourism industry


August 15th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jaisalmer, Aug 15 (IANS) Hundreds of windmills dotting Rajasthan's sandy dunes to harness power are having an adverse effect - they are hitting the state's booming tourism industry.Around 1,600 windmills ... Read more...

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BSP leader shot dead, supporters protest


July 5th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Auraiya (Uttar Pradesh), July 5 (IANS) A local leader of Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) was shot dead here by unidentified assailants, triggering protests by partymen in ... Read more...

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Swabhiman Trust asked to respond to Delhi cops’ view (Lead)


June 20th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued a notice to the Bharat Swabhiman Trust, asking it to respond to the affidavit filed by Delhi Police Commissioner B.K. ... Read more...

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Indian tax official, friend held ‘captive’ in Nepal for 72 hours


June 18th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 18 (IANS) An income tax official from India's holy city Haridwar and his friend are alleging they faced a 72-hour nightmare in Nepal after being lured to the ... Read more...

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Congress leadership in Uttar Pradesh for ‘mission 2012′


May 18th, 2011 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Varanasi, May 18 (IANS) The Congress central leadership, including party president Sonia Gandhi and general secretary Rahul Gandhi, will set the party's agenda for the 2012 Uttar Pradesh assembly ... Read more...

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Expected death sentence for killers: Slain engineer’s mother


May 6th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), May 6 (IANS) The mother of slain Public Works Department (PWD) engineer Manoj Gupta Friday hailed a Lucknow court's decision awarding life imprisonment to a ... Read more...

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Life term for BSP legislator in engineer’s murder (Second Lead)


May 6th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 6 (IANS) A special trial court here Friday awarded the life term to Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator Shekhar Tiwari and nine others, including ... Read more...

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Anna vs IPL, where will you be?


April 8th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Even as the much-hyped Indian Premier League gets underway Friday, most people here supporting social activist Anna Hazare in his fight against corruption said they ... Read more...

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Six agitating farmers injured in clash with police


March 27th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, March 26 (IANS) Agitating farmers went on a rampage in Greater Noida Saturday after six protesters were injured in a clash with police. While the farmers alleged that ... Read more...

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11 injured in accident during Goa’s carnival parade (Lead)


March 9th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 9 (IANS) Eleven people were injured when they were hit by a vehicle after its brakes failed during a carnival float parade at Goa's Mapusa town, police said ... Read more...

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11 hurt in accident during Goa’s carnival parade


March 9th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 9 (IANS) Eleven people were injured when the brakes of a vehicle that was part of a carnival float at Goa's Mapusa town failed, police said Wednesday. The ... Read more...

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We will win 100 seats: Oommen Chandy (Interview)


March 3rd, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 3 (IANS) With the Kerala assembly polls around the corner, former chief minister and Congress leader Oommen Chandy exuded confidence, saying his party-led combine will win at least ... Read more...

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Bawa maintains lead in desert car rally


February 26th, 2011 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
Bikaner, Feb 26 (IANS) Overnight leader Harpreet Singh Bawa maintained his top position in the Xtreme category as the Maruti Suzuki 9th Desert Storm Rally entered its home stretch here.Bawa (with co-driver ... Read more...

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College manager booked for ill-treating girl students


February 1st, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 1 (IANS) The manager of a degree college here and his son have been booked for harassing a group of girl students during a study tour, police said Tuesday. Even ... Read more...

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Student assaulted by seniors, hospitalised


January 29th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mahoba (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 29 (IANS) A student of a government polytechnic institute here was Saturday hospitalised after being assaulted by his seniors, police said, adding that it was yet to be ... Read more...

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Three found dead in mysterious circumstances


January 19th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) In three separate cases Wednesday morning, three people were found dead in the capital under mysterious circumstances, police said. In the first incident, the body of a ... Read more...

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Kerala minister pitches in for release of abducted Indian


December 17th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 17 (IANS) Kerala's Port Minister V.Surendran Pillai, currently on a visit to South Africa, has met the Indian high commissioner in Pretoria and sought information on efforts to free a ... Read more...

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Indian music is popular in South Africa: Envoy


December 5th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Indian music is quite popular in South Africa, according to the Indian envoy Virendra Gupta, who feels music is one of the priority areas in the relations ... Read more...

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Jharkhand’s thriving Silk industry, helps adivasis (Part-II)


December 4th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
contd.This near idyllic situation has risen out of the foresight and dynamism of some stellar government servants. Mr. Virendra Kumar, IFS who was posted as Special Secretary to Industries Department in 2005-2009 ... Read more...

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Not able to enroll for a course, woman hangs self


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 1 (IANS) Depressed over not being able to enroll for a computer course due to financial constraints, a 22-year-old woman committed suicide here by hanging herself Wednesday, police said.Swati ... Read more...

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