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Robbers pose as officials, rob doctor’s kin


September 18th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Posing as officials of a power company, a group of men Monday robbed a doctor's family of Rs.2 lakh and jewellery here while his elderly ... Read more...

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Elephant tusk pieces seized, three arrested


September 17th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 15 (IANS) Three elephant tusk pieces worth more than Rs.1 million were seized in a Goa village Saturday and three people arrested, police said.Police Inspector Nolasco Raposo said ... Read more...

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Former Pakistani PM’s son arrested


September 14th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 14 (IANS) Former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son Ali Musa Gilani was arrested Friday from the gate of the Supreme Court while he was on his ... Read more...

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Goa mining scam worth Rs 34,935 crore: Justice Shah Commission


September 7th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 7 (IANS) The Justice M.B. Shah Commission report, which was tabled in parliament Friday, says that Goa's iron ore mining scam is worth nearly Rs.35,000 crore.The voluminous report ... Read more...

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Facing allegations for being a Jaiswal: Coal minister


September 4th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal Tuesday played to the gallery, saying he was being targeted because of his community and noted that the screening process ... Read more...

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Kashmir’s economic growth depends on power: Omar


September 4th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 4 (IANS) Economic growth and holistic development of Jammu and Kashmir is largely dependent on the production of electricity, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Tuesday.During an inspection ... Read more...

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Banned wood found at former legislator’s house


September 4th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 4 (IANS) Three truckloads of banned red sanders wood worth Rs.3 crore have been seized from a former Manipur legislator's house, police said Tuesday.The logs from the forests ... Read more...

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Ramdev announces agitation from Oct 2, demands PM’s resignation (Lead)


September 1st, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Saturday sought resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over a huge presumptive loss to the exchequer in coal blocks allocation ... Read more...

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Congress caused loss of Rs.200 lakh crore, says Ramdev


September 1st, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Saturday accused the Congress of causing a loss of Rs.200 lakh crore in coal blocks allocation and sought resignation of ... Read more...

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Two arrested for peddling cocaine


August 28th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) An Indian and a Nigerian were arrested in a drug trafficking case, Delhi Police said Tuesday.Manvinder Singh Marwah, 26, resident of Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh, ... Read more...

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Sharp hike in heroin smuggling across Punjab border


August 21st, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Aug 21 (IANS) Smuggling of heroin along the international India-Pakistan fenced border in Punjab has almost tripled over the last year if seizures made by the Border Security ... Read more...

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BJP attacks UPA over fertilizer prices


August 20th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari Monday attacked the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government, saying its policy is to exploit farmers and ... Read more...

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Goa Police ‘ashamed’ of planting drugs on Israeli


August 15th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 15 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arresting five state police officials for implicating an Israeli national in a drugs case is a matter of shame, a ... Read more...

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Solar panels stolen from Meghalaya Raj Bhavan


August 12th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 11 (IANS) A number of solar panels installed in the Meghalaya Raj Bhavan were stolen Saturday, police said.The 43 solar panels, installed in the kitchen garden, were meant ... Read more...

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Himachal to give solar lamps at remote villages


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 3 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh will provide solar lamps at pastoral settlements in non-electrified villages, an official said here Friday.The ministry of new and renewable energy has sanctioned Rs.1.07 ... Read more...

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Eight held with snake venom in Goa


July 31st, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 31 (IANS) Eight people have been arrested in Goa for illegally possessing snake venom worth Rs.1.5 crore, police said Tuesday.Police said the eight, who were arrested on a ... Read more...

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UP to provide broadband service to all panchayats


July 31st, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 31 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday decided to go ahead with the National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN) project under which all village panchayats (councils) in the state ... Read more...

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Punjab warns Thapar University over quota withdrawal


July 24th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 24 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday asked the management of Thapar University in Patiala to continue with the existing norm to provide 50 percent quota ... Read more...

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Over 38 percent of Himachal’s hydropower potential tapped


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 23 (IANS) Public and private sector companies have harnessed 8,824 MW of hydropower of the estimated potential of 23,000 MW in Himachal Pradesh, a government official said Monday.The ... Read more...

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Reliance Industries Q1 net profit declines 21 percent


July 20th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Reliance Industries (RIL) Friday posted a 21 percent decline in net profit at Rs.4,473 crore for the quarter ended June 30 against Rs.5,661 crore during the ... Read more...

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Katie Price loves making money


July 19th, 2012 - 7:22 am ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Model Katie Price, who has her own range of clothes, books, perfumes and bedding, has always been keen to earn cash and is forever coming up ... Read more...

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Lottery scam: Five foreigners sent to judicial custody


July 17th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bargarh (Odisha), July 17 (IANS) A court in Odisha has remanded four Nigerian men and a Ugandan woman arrested four days ago in a lottery fraud case to 15 days ... Read more...

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Two drug peddlers held in Delhi


July 15th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Two people, including a health sector activist from Bihar, were arrested here and 10 kg of charas worth Rs.10 lakh recovered, police said Sunday."Ram ... Read more...

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HDFC quarterly net profit rises 18.6 percent


July 11th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) India's largest mortgage lender HDFC Wednesday reported 18.6 percent net profit at Rs.10,019.10 million for the quarter ended June 30 against Rs.8,445.30 million during the same ... Read more...

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Notice to Chinese firm on Himachal road projects’ delay


July 10th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 10 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has issued notice to a Chinese firm for missing the deadline in executing two World Bank-funded road projects in the state, a ... Read more...

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Woman drug peddler arrested in Delhi


July 9th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) A 50-year-old woman, who turned to drug peddling to support her family in the aftermath of her husband's death, was arrested here with 300 gm ... Read more...

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Indian handsets market reports 5 percent drop in revenues


July 9th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Indian mobile handsets market reported a 5 percent drop in revenue at Rs.31,215 crore during the financial year ended March 31 due to a ... Read more...

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Train passengers robbed in Bihar


July 6th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Patna July 5 (IANS) A group of armed criminals Thursday night looted cash and valuables worth Rs.3 lakh from passengers on a train in Bihar's Jamui district, injuring over half a ... Read more...

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Mediator received Rs.9.5 crore to arrange bail for Reddy


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 3 (IANS) A rowdy sheeter arrested in cash-for-bail scam involving former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhana Reddy received Rs.9.5 crore as advance for a deal between Reddy's relatives and ... Read more...

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Rosaiah exempted from personal appearance in Hyderabad court


June 29th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 29 (IANS) In a major breather for Tamil Nadu Governor K.Rosaiah, the Andhra Pradesh High Court Friday exempted him from personally appearing in a city court in a ... Read more...

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Farmer arrested with 12 kg opium in Delhi


June 27th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) A 28-year-old farmer from Madhya Pradesh who trafficked drugs for clients in Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi was arrested with 12 kg of opium worth ... Read more...

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Reliance Power synchronises unit at Butibori thermal plant


June 26th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) Reliance Power Tuesday said it has synchronised the first 300 MW unit at its Butibori thermal power project near Nagpur. Electricity generated from the project will ... Read more...

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Engineer held for drug trafficking in Delhi


June 21st, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) A 42-year-old computer engineer from Mumbai was arrested near the airport here for drug trafficking, Delhi Police said Thursday.Murtaza Khan was arrested when he came ... Read more...

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Mayawati plotted land scam in Noida: Minister


June 15th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Irrigation Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav Thursday accused the previous Mayawati government of plotting a multi-crore rupee scam involving irrigation department land in Noida ... Read more...

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Noida hotel faces action for land grab


June 7th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 7 (IANS) A police complaint was lodged Thursday against a luxury hotel in Noida following allegations of land grabbing and construction of the facility on a gram samaj ... Read more...

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