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Govind Godhan takes up the task of educating beggars in Ludhiana


October 6th, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
By Karan KapoorLudhiana, Oct 5(ANI): Govind Godhan, a social organization in Punjab, has taken up the task of educating beggars and making them self-reliant.Many poor families, who are unable to send their ... Read more...

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J-K public transport employees protest, clash with police


September 29th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep 29(ANI): Thousands of Jammu and Kashmir State Road Transport Corporation (SRTC) employees on Tuesday afternoon took to streets in Srinagar and staged an anti-Government demonstrations demanding immediate disbursal of their ... Read more...

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10 workers killed in Chhattisgarh road accident


September 4th, 2009 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 3 (IANS) At least 10 labourers were killed when a tractor trolley in which they were travelling turned turtle in Chhattisgarh's Korba district late Thursday night, police said. The accident took ... Read more...

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Police baton charge agitating employees in Srinagar


August 12th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez ButtSrinagar, Aug.12 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Police resorted to baton charging employees for staging a protest to demand a pay hike as per recommendation of the Sixth Pay Commission on ... Read more...

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Kashmir budget seeks additional taxes on petrol, diesel


August 10th, 2009 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 10 (IANS) In its first budget proposal since it came to power early this year, the National Conference-Congress alliance government proposed additional taxes on petrol, diesel, poultry, mutton ... Read more...

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Naxalites’ shut downs affect poor people the most


July 22nd, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Raipur (Chhattisgarh), July 22 (ANI): Naxalite groups have been known for using various tactics to assert their domination all around. On various occasions, they give a public all for a close down ... Read more...

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Federer declares war on players involved in match fixing


June 25th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): Hitting out against players involved in match-fixing, tennis star Roger Federer has called for severe penalties for any player involved in the scandal.After his 6-2, 6-2, 6-4 ... Read more...

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UP villagers enjoy employment under NREGA


April 2nd, 2009 - 7:47 pm ICT by ANI
Ramdeh (Uttar Pradesh), Apr 2 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh state authorities have undertaken a pond digging project in Ramdeh village to provide both employment to villagers, and also solve the area's water woes. ... Read more...

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Ludhianas hosiery industry in doldrums


January 21st, 2009 - 11:11 pm ICT by ANI
By Karan Kapoor Ludhiana, Jan.21 (ANI): The hosiery industry of Punjabs Ludhiana city is confronted with challenging times following a delayed onset of winter and also due to the impact of global ... Read more...

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BBC denies new Doctor Who Matt Smith knew about betting


January 6th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 6 (ANI): The BBC has denied new Doctor Who Matt Smith had any knowledge about the betting that took place over the identity of the 11th Doctor.A wager had ... Read more...

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Gujarats tobacco farmers fear a bleak future


November 9th, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
!-- NO IMAGE --By Ami Sharma Ahmedabad, Nov.9 (ANI): Gujarat, a hub of tobacco production, is today a major raw material provider to Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Bihar, Orissa, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, ... Read more...

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This slum school gives hope to less privileged children


July 16th, 2008 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
By Nityanand Shukla Ranchi, July 16 (IANS) A group of five people, including two illiterates, are running a school in a Muslim-dominated area here and transforming the lives of slum children by giving ... Read more...

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NHRC asks Gujarat,MP officials to comment on Silicosis killings


May 28th, 2008 - 6:43 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi May 28 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission has asked the Chief Secretaries of Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh to submit their comments on a news report which highlighted the ... Read more...

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Illicit liquor tragedy toll crosses 160


May 21st, 2008 - 10:43 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore/Hosur, May 21 (IANS) At least 160 people, around 90 of them in Bangalore and its neighbourhood, have died in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu after drinking spurious liquor Sunday, the police said ... Read more...

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Karnataka, Tamil Nadu illicit liquor toll crosses 140 (Lead)


May 20th, 2008 - 10:42 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore/Hosur, May 20 (IANS) At least 140 people, about 80 of them in Bangalore and surrounding areas, have died in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu after drinking spurious liquor Sunday, the police said ... Read more...

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Four killed, two injured in Delhi fire


February 27th, 2008 - 5:38 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Four youths were charred to death and two sustained critical burn injuries after a fire broke out in a southwest Delhi home early Wednesday, officials said. The ... Read more...

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Railway porters now see a life of security


February 26th, 2008 - 8:10 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Tens of thousands of red-robed porters in rail stations across India had reasons to cheer Tuesday as Railway Minister Lalu Prasad agreed to induct ... Read more...

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