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Explosives explode before set time
JAMMU, OCT 16.A major tragedy was averted, when a powerful improvised explosive device, timed to explode this morning, accidentally went off last night in Banihal area of Doda district in Jammu and Kashmir, badly damaging a shop. The IED, ...
Student attempts self-immolation
JAMMU, OCT 16.Alleging irregularities in polytechnic examination results, an aggrieved student attempted self-immolation in front of the Jammu and Kashmir technical board office at Bikram Chowk here last evening. Prikshit Singh, a student of ...
Governor wants steps to clear debt
MUMBAI, OCT. 16. The Maharashtra Governor, Mohammed Fazal, on Wednesday advised the State Government to clear within the next five or six years the "growing" debt which now stood at Rs. 90,000 crores. Speaking to senior journalists at the Raj ...
Kidnapping case solved
NEW DELHI, OCT. 16. A six-year-old boy, who was kidnapped from outside his residence at Prashant Vihar in North-West Delhi last Sunday, was recovered from a house in Paharganj by the police on Tuesday. An old acquaintance of his father has been ...
Assault incidents put police in the dock
NEW DELHI, OCT. 16. The two incidents reported from the Siri Fort Auditorium premises -- one in which a Swiss Embassy employee was allegedly abducted and criminally assaulted and another in which an Indian documentary film-maker was physically ...
Parties to pay for defacing city
NEW DELHI, OCT. 16.The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Delhi, Arun Goel, today said the cost of removing election-related hoardings, banners, posters and cleaning up the writing on the walls would be included in the election expenses of ...
Official vehicle with duplicate number
FEROZEPUR, OCT 16.Divisional Commissioner B Sarkar has recommended disciplinary against two Punjab officers, including a woman IAS, after he found the official Gypsy of Zeera sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) with registration number which had been ...
Road mishaps leave 10 dead
JAIPUR, OCT 16.As many as ten people were killed and 29 others injured in two different road accidents in Seekar and Bheelwada districts in Rajasthan, police said today. In the first accident, five of a family died and nine other members were ...
BJP demands apology for 40-year-old police firing
RAIPUR, OCT 16.The Bharatiya Janata Party's Chhattisgarh unit today demanded an apology from the Congress for the Bastar police firing during which several tribals, including an erstwhile ruler of an `adivasi' state, were killed 40 years ago.1 ...
No more expansion, Tiwari told
DEHRA DUN, OCT 16.Uttaranchal Chief Minister, N.D. Tiwari, today failed to get the Congress high command's approval for his plans to further expand the state cabinet and confer ministerial ranks on party MLAs. ``The party high command has not ...
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