agra

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Not
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Not allowed in women’s coach, drunk man fires bullets at train

Mon,25 May 2015

Summary: The man, found to be heavily drunk, was overpowered by two constables of the Government Railway Police (GRP), who were patrolling the train. In the high-voltage drama that unfolded late on Saturday night, an enraged Rambir Singh Chauhan unable to board the women`s coach of the train as the door was locked, allegedly whipped out his licensed revolver and fired shots at the train. Earlier this month, taking cognizance of unruly behaviour of soldiers on trains, GRP had written letters to commanding officers of various regiments deployed in Pathankot and Jammu region, urging them to court-martial Army personnel for misbehaving with civilians. (Read Full Coverage)

ahmedabad

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allahabad

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HC

HC sets up panel to probe `missing` IAF land in Noida

Sun,24 May 2015

Summary: It ordered that the panel shall monitor the entire exercise of demarcating the land and take all necessary precautions to safeguard the interest of the IAF by ensuring due correction of the revenue records including, where necessary, by taking steps to challenge the orders of the revenue authorities which have caused detriment to the interests of the Air Force. The court also directed the chairman of the Board of Revenue of Uttar Pradesh to personally monitor the matter and ensure that all necessary cooperation is extended to the panel. (Read Full Coverage)

aurangabad

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Monday

Monday veggie market not to be shifted

Sun,24 May 2015

Summary: They said that the weekly market will be given top priority. The vegetable market, which caters to the needs of more than a lakh citizens, is one of the oldest markets in the city. Confusion had prevailed among the vegetable sellers and citizens alike after the city police banned entry of private busses in the city between 7 am and 11 pm from May 21 and allotted the space near Dargah Chowk to bus operators. (Read Full Coverage)

bangalore

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Children

Children Walk the Ramp to Raise Money for Their Education in Bengaluru

Sun,24 May 2015

Summary: Bengaluru:  At a special fashion show organized by non-profit organization Smile Foundation on Saturday, children from economically weaker sections got a chance to walk like models on the ramp. The fashion show was organized to raise funds for the education of these children. Some children listed being a teacher, an IAS officer, a policeman, a kabaddi coach as their dream. (Read Full Coverage)

bhopal

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Not
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Not a single innocent Muslim arrested on false charges last year: Naqvi

Mon,25 May 2015

Summary: Union minister of state for minority affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday said not a single innocent Muslim or member of any other minority community was arrested in the past one year in the name of terrorism or anti-national activities in the entire country. We got them released through courts and also those who were innocents. Naqvi said Modi government at the Centre was a guarantee to social, religious and economic rights to the minorities. (Read Full Coverage)

Posco

Posco out of CM agenda

Sun,24 May 2015

Summary: The development came barely two weeks after the chief minister said his government was trying hard to implement the steel project near Paradip in Jagatsinghpur district. Industries minister Debi Prasad Mishra and steel and mines minister Prafulla Mallik said the Posco issue was not on the agenda. He said there was no discussion about the project at any level in the state administration for past two years. (Read Full Coverage)

chandigarh

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CBSE`s
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CBSE`s decision to not allow students change stream, subject creates anxiety among parents

Mon,25 May 2015

Summary: The board has also restricted the students from changing their school in these classes, leaving both the parents and students anxious. Such kind of restrictions can really prove disastrous for future of the students. A student, who do not perform well in one subject or stream and wishes to change the same, should be given the freedom to do the same. (Read Full Coverage)

chennai

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Online

Online healthcare services mushroom

Sun,24 May 2015

Summary: Patients must be judicious in making selections, say doctors Finding a doctor is easier now than it’s probably ever been. Go online, log on to one of several portals that offer searches for doctors and book an appointment. With the mushrooming of online healthcare services, for patients, there are a plethora of options. (Read Full Coverage)

coimbatore

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Fruit

Fruit show gets under way in Coonoor

Sun,24 May 2015

Summary: Shankar inaugurated the fruit show in the presence of officials and the organisers from the Horticulture Department. Ramsundar said that the concept for this year’s fruit arrangement and decoration was protection of wildlife endemic to The Nilgiris district.In keeping with the theme, the Department had built animal figures with fruits. To make some of the figurines, the Department had purchased fruits and they included imported fruits as well.On Sunday, the Department will handover prizes to people who participated in fruit growing, fruit carving, fruit arrangement and a few other competitions. (Read Full Coverage)

delhi

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dehradun

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‘Decision
New

‘Decision on vacant cabinet berth will be taken by party high command’

Mon,25 May 2015

Summary: Out of the 10 ministers, four are from Progressive Democratic Front which has offered support to Congress to form government. He, however, added that he apprised Congress Uttarakhand In-charge Ambika Soni about the vacant cabinet berth during his Delhi visit. Notably, the Congress, which touched the majority mark of 36 in the state Assembly after its victory in Bhagwanpur bypoll, has been rife with demands of a subsequent cabinet reshuffle, particularly by former chief minister Vijay Bahuguna camp. (Read Full Coverage)

goa

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Theft

Theft at Mapusa school

Sun,24 May 2015

Summary: The incident came to light when the peon on Saturday morning opened the school and later when he went to computer laboratory found computer accessories dismantled and hardware missing. Police said that four CPUs, five monitors, and four UPS system were stolen by break opening the door situated at the back side of the school building. Mapusa police conducted panchanama and dog squad and finger print experts were pressed into service. (Read Full Coverage)

gurgaon

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Spic

Spic Macay brings culture to Gurgaon schools

Sun,24 May 2015

Summary: The first took place at the girls` government school in Jacobpura on 21 May in the presence of district education officers. The workshops - each lasting an hour - and lecdems will continue until May 27, at a number of government schools in Gurgaon. Odissi dancer Geetanjali Acharya participated on the first three days, while Kathak danseuse Vidya Gauri will be holding workshops and lecdems during the coming week. (Read Full Coverage)

guwahati

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Blood

Blood donation drive in city colleges

Sun,24 May 2015

Summary: Guwahati: After its recent online drive to connect blood donors saw few responses, the Kamrup (Metro) administration will take its appeal to colleges and universities. The district will conduct special awareness drives on blood donation — Know your Blood Group — among students in colleges and universities. So far, only 51 people have registered themselves on the site. (Read Full Coverage)

hyderabad

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indore

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jaipur

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Minor

Minor girl alleges rape by bus driver

Sun,24 May 2015

Summary: Pinto alias Kishan Singh, a resident of Swaraj Nagar, who reportedly abused the girl for 3 months, was taken in custody. A rape case was registered at Surajpole police station on Saturday night. After a medical exam, the girl was sent to state shelter home. (Read Full Coverage)

jammu

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kanpur

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kashmir

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Teachers

Teachers threaten strike against non-payment of SSA, RMSA salaries

Tue,28 Apr 2015

Summary: It also said that protests will be held on May 12 at district headquarters throughout valley if government failed to fulfill their demands. He said the delay in release of salaries has caused financial implications for the teachers while state and central governments are passing the buck on each other. Talking to Greater Kashmir, Education Minister Naeem Akhtar said they have inherited this `major problem’ from previous regime but government will find a solution. (Read Full Coverage)

kochi

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Police

Police secure custody of Roopesh, Shyna

Sun,24 May 2015

Summary: On Friday, the couple’s counsel, Tushar Nirmal Saradhy, sought permission to meet his clients once daily while they were in police custody to prevent possible custodial torture. Following their arrest with three other suspected operatives in Coimbatore on May 4, they were brought to Kochi on May 20 on the basis of a production warrant issued by the court here.Protect their constitutional rights, police told‘Medical treatment should be provided’ (Read Full Coverage)

kolkata

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kozhikode

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Kallayi

Kallayi Road: CDA calls meeting

Sun,24 May 2015

Summary: Muneer will inaugurate the meeting at 1.30 p.m. As such, preliminary steps including holding landowners meetings on March 9 and May 4 and 5, have been taken. These meetings had come to the conclusion that the development of Kallayi Road was inevitable, N.C. (Read Full Coverage)

lucknow

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Religious

Religious places in UP to have trees-with-myths

Sun,24 May 2015

Summary: The Uttar Pradesh government has embarked on a tree plantation drive in the state`s religious sites, keeping mythology and folklore as the motif. At Ayodhya, a large number of `ashok` and `parijat` trees are being planted as mythological accounts describe the palace of Lord Ram and Sita - Kanak Bhawan - having forests of `ashok` and `parijat` within it. Similarly, at Mathura and Vrindavan, `kadamb` will be a dominant tree as folklore has it that Krishna played the flute under a `kadamb` tree. (Read Full Coverage)

madurai

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mangalore

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Ramakrishna

Ramakrishna Mission carries out Swachh Mangaluru for 17th consecutive Sunday

Sun,24 May 2015

Summary: Members of Yuva Brigade, students of Ramakrishna Mission Balakashrama and other devotees, volunteers and well-wishers of the Mission took an active part in the drive. The zeal of the volunteers was appealing enough for the locals to lend their hand to this effort. The bus shelter opposite Fathima Retreat House was in a dilapidated state and people had very difficult time in using this facility during rainy season due to rain water getting accumulated on its low floor. (Read Full Coverage)

mumbai

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Activists
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Activists decry gag order on Nanded mosque against beef ban protest

Mon,25 May 2015

Summary: The police have called for a departmental inquiry into the case, and Subash Rathod, inspector who issued the notice, has allegedly been transferred to the control room. Superintendent of Police, Nanded, Premjit Singh Dahiya was quoted by a news agency as saying that a grammatical error may have given the notice an entirely new dimension. Mr. Tamboli said that while the police were in its jurisdiction to seek “cooperation” of local communities, they did not have the right to ask anybody not to participate in a morcha. (Read Full Coverage)

mysore

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‘Govt

‘Govt must ensure welfare of tribals’

Tue,31 Mar 2015

Summary: Child and women mortality and illiteracy continue to dog tribal families. There is a need for qualitative research to address the problems of tribals and to know their requirements. Earlier in the day, the event was inaugurated by T Subramanyam Naidu, professor of anthropology department, Pondichery University. (Read Full Coverage)

nagpur

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noida

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patna

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Special

Special train between Patna, Anand Vihar

Sun,24 May 2015

Summary: The train will leave Patna Junction at 11pm every Tuesday and reach Anand Vihar Terminal the next day at 4.30pm. The load combination of this special premium train will be of 18 coaches, which include three AC2, five AC3 and eight Sleeper coaches, besides two brake vans. The fare will be on dynamic charge basis on the pattern of airlines. (Read Full Coverage)

pune

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raipur

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‘Delay

‘Delay in probe due to pressure from bigwigs’

Sun,24 May 2015

Summary: Despite sending several reminders for obtaining the lab reports, the police have not received any report so far. The delay caused in obtaining of forensic lab report may hamper the evidences, which are yet to be obtained on the basis of the report from CFSL, if any tampering is detected in the devices. (Read Full Coverage)

ranchi

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Undeterred

Undeterred by the red threat, OTA cadets undergo out door training in remote areas

Sun,24 May 2015

Summary: The out door training areas are located in the red corridor implying considerable naxal presence. On the positive side, this kind of training makes the trainees more sturdy and combat worthy, Lt Gen Sharma added. On the point of drop outs due to the rigours of basic military training, Lt Gen Sharma said that in the last four years the situation has improved. (Read Full Coverage)

srinagar

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Bad

Bad roads take toll on motorists health

Tue,28 Apr 2015

Summary: Srinagar, Apr 28: The next time you drive down Srinagar roads be extra-cautious or the bumpy motorways –full of potholes –may leave you bedridden! Medicos have cautioned that even a healthy person can suffer from orthopedic problems due to the prevalent road conditions. Concerns are equally being raised over ferrying of the ailing for medical treatment. (Read Full Coverage)

vadodara

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Road
New

Road accidents kill three in Vadodara district

Mon,25 May 2015

Summary: Late on Saturday night, a complaint of negligent driving was filed at the Makarpura police station. Lakshman Parmar, a resident of Gotri area, reported that an unidentified driver crashed into his nephew`s motorcycle near Jambuva Bridge on Saturday evening. The driver fled the spot and the police are yet to find a lead to identify the accused. (Read Full Coverage)

varanasi

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No
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No difference between MIM, VHP: Abu Azmi

Mon,25 May 2015

Summary: Modi should be given 100 out of 100 marks for that, he added. He said that Muslims of UP should keep it in mind that except SP, no other political party is their well-wisher. Azmi also highlighted other projects of SP government and expressed confidence that his party would retain power in UP after 2017 assembly elections. (Read Full Coverage)