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  • EC making all efforts to increase voter turnout in Jharkhand 27-03-2014 02:10 PM

    With low turnout in 2009 Lok Sabha elections in Jharkhand being a worrying factor for the Election Commission, it has taken several steps to increase the polling percentage this time. From discounts at hotels and restaurants to the voters showing the ink mark after casting their vote on polling days...
  • Winter storm sweeps Northeast US, leaves at least 9 dead 03-01-2014 09:24 PM

    A storm dropped a blanket of light, powdery snow across the Northeast and heralded in frigid temperatures Friday that were unusual even for cities accustomed to blasts of winter weather. The storm, which shut down major highways temporarily and grounded flights, was blamed for at least nine deaths in the...
  • CPI, CPI(M) want Naveen to take leadership of Third Front 02-01-2014 04:30 PM

    The ruling BJD in Odisha on Thursday claimed that CPI and CPI(M) wanted Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to take leadership of the proposed Third Front. "Two Left parties, CPI and CPI(M) want that Naveen Patnaik take leadership of the proposed Third Front after the general elections in 2014," BJD Vice-President...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A: Delhi crush Vidarbha; Karnataka sniff victory 16-12-2013 06:18 PM

    New Delhi: Hosts Delhi extracted maximum benefit from conducive conditions as they thrashed Vidarbha by an innings and 156 runs in a Ranji Trophy group league encounter to get seven points which kept their hopes of making the knockout stages alive. Declaring on their overnight score of 448 for nine,...
  • Imran Khan's party blocks key highway to Afghanistan, NATO supply route 23-11-2013 09:11 PM

    Supporters of Imran Khan's party, on Saturday, blocked a key NATO supply route to Afghanistan to protest US drone strikes as the cricketer-turned-politician claimed the attacks had sabotaged the peace process with militants. The Ring Road, the main supply route for NATO container trucks, and the Torkham crossing on the...
  • Glitch in the Apple Maps app again guides drivers to US airport runway 28-09-2013 03:02 PM

    Anchorage: To the chagrin and worry of Alaska transportation officials, Apple reactivated maps app directions Friday that guide drivers to the edge of a runway instead of a terminal at the Fairbanks airport. Apple had notified Fairbanks International Airport officials that the faulty directions had been disabled. Officials, though, noticed...
  • Woman crushed to death by truck, enraged villagers protest 25-08-2013 02:30 PM

    A woman was crushed to death under the wheels of a truck near Patabari village in Dumka district on Sunday, triggering angry protests by villagers who set on fire 14 trucks. The villagers blocked the Dumka-Rampurhaat route before torching the trucks following the death of the villager under the wheels...
  • Metro commuters stranded on Dwarka-Noida route due to glitch 16-08-2013 02:18 PM

    Thousands of Metro commuters had a harrowing experience on Friday morning after trains were delayed and many were left stranded at various stations on the Dwarka to Noida city centre route as services were disrupted due to a problem in Over-head Electrification (OHE). "Due to OHE problem between Karol Bagh...
  • Train derailment hits rail traffic on Bilaspur-Katni route 07-08-2013 10:57 PM

    Twenty-seven bogies of a goods train derailed in Bilaspur on Wednesdayleading to disruption of rail traffic on the Bilaspur-Katni single line route. No one was reported hurt in the mishap. The cargo train coming towards Bilaspur from Pendra derailed near Tarbahra railway station, which is around 100 kms from Bilaspur...
  • SpiceJet set to make China debut 29-01-2013 07:09 PM

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  • Pakistan truckers back NATO supply route blockade 10-12-2011 03:27 AM

    Chaman: Sleeping in a freezing cab, running out of money and worried about militant attacks, Ghulab is one of thousands of truck drivers stranded as a result of Pakistan's blockade of the Afghan border to NATO and US war supplies. But they and the businessmen who run what has been...
  • Jharkhand: Naxals strike again, blow up rail track 04-12-2011 07:16 AM

    New Delhi: Naxals have struck again the second time in 48 hours. They've blown up a key rail route in Jharkhand's Latehar district. No casualties have been reported but several trains on the Kolkata-Ranchi-Delhi route have been affected. This attack comes barely a day after Maoists targeted former assembly speaker...
  • US-returned Moily's son empowers villages 07-11-2011 08:50 AM

    Banavara: Harsha Moily, Union Minister for Corporate Affairs M Veerappa Moily's son, gave up his cushy job in the US to contribute back home. He has empowered hundreds of villagers in Karnataka through the milk collection network, known as the MokhshaYug Access, he has set up. Mahalakshmi is happy and...
  • Transit of Indian goods through Bangladesh begins 19-10-2011 09:58 PM

    Dhaka: Nine Indian trucks on Wednesday crossed into Bangladesh's north-eastern borders marking the formal launch of a regularised transit of goods to Agartala, even as Premier Sheikh Hasina visited her country's enclave via the Tinbigha corridor in West Bengal. Hasina said the two neighbours were expected to soon begin exchange...
  • Crack on Howrah-Delhi route, trains disrupted 06-10-2011 11:34 AM

    Etawah (UP): Rail traffic on the Howrah-Delhi route was on Thursday disrupted after a crack was detected on the railway track near Bhupat Sarai railway station. The crack was detected between the upline Bhupat Sarai and Etawah railway stations on Thursday morning after which three trains including Gomti and Mahabodi...
  • PDP defends map showing parts of J&K in China 13-02-2011 11:03 PM

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir's main opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) has defended a map showing parts of Jammu and Kashmir in China. The PDP had displayed the map on Saturday during a 'Vision on Kashmir' power-point presentation and it showed both Aksai Chin and Karakoram in China. PDP chief Mehbooba...
  • PDP defends map showing parts of J&K in China 13-02-2011 04:50 PM

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir's main opposition People's Democratic Party has defended a map showing parts of Jammu and Kashmir in China. The map that PDP had brought showed both Aksai Chin and Karakoram in China. PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti maintained that the party wanted to restore the prominent place to...
  • 100 CCTVs to keep watch on R-Day parade route 17-01-2011 11:48 AM

    New Delhi: Close to 100 CCTVs will help security personnel keep a hawk-eyed vigil on the eight kilometre stretch between Rajpath and Red Fort in the run up to the Republic Day celebrations when India showcases its military might and cultural diversity. According to a senior police official, 90 CCTVs...
  • Fiscal deficit a cause for worry: Parag Saxena 07-07-2009 11:43 AM

    New Silk Route Partner's Fund CEO confident of markets improving. ...
  • APJ Kalam’s poems get a musical platform 26-03-2008 03:37 AM

    New Delhi: A see-saw battle on the second day's play at the Feroz Shah Kotla ended with Delhi and Baroda fighting for the crucial first-innings lead. In the morning session, Ashish Nehra's six-wicket haul reduced Baroda from 273 for 3 to 318 all out, after which Irfan Pathan continued his...