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Seven killed as Pakistan shells civilian areas in J&K

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 14:32

Jammu, Nov 1 (IANS) Seven civilians, among them five women, were killed and 15 others were injured on Tuesday as Pakistan troopers bombarded several areas of Jammu and Kashmir with heavy mortar shells, triggering mass migration from dozens of frontier villages near here, officials said.

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Khattar's 'good governance' shakes up Haryana bureaucracy

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 13:28

Chandigarh, Nov 1 (IANS) Suspension, dismissal, disciplinary action, censure, registration of cases and other forms of tough action -- officials of government departments in Haryana's 21 districts have been rattled by tough and sometimes punitive actions ordered by the government of Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar in recent months.

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Pakistan shelling kills girl, triggers exodus in Jammu

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 12:40

Jammu, Nov 1 (IANS) A teenaged girl was killed and four other civilians were injured as Pakistan troopers bombarded border areas of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday with heavy mortar shells, triggering mass migration from the bordering Samba district near here, the state police said.

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Five killed in ambulance-truck crash near Lucknow

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 12:36

Lucknow, Nov 1 (IANS) Five persons were killed on Tuesday morning when an ambulance crashed into a truck on the outskirts of the Uttar Pradesh capital here, the state police said.

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Slain MP policeman's family gets Rs 15 lakh

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 12:08

Bhopal, Nov 1 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday announced Rs 10 lakh for the family of the policeman allegedly killed by SIMI activists who escaped from the Bhopal Central Jail.

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2 killed as fire engulfs colony in Assam

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 10:16

Guwahati, Nov 1 (IANS) Two people were killed and four others injured on Tuesday after a fire broke out in a colony in Assam's Tinsukia district, police said.

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Realtor shot dead in Bengaluru on Diwali night

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 23:48

Bengaluru, Oct 31 (IANS) A 50-year-old real estate businessman was shot dead near his house on Diwali night by two unidentified assailants, police said on Monday.

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SIMI activists used wood, toothbrush to make keys to escape: MP Police

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 23:18

Bhopal, Oct 31 (IANS) The eight SIMI activists killed in a gunfight with police on Monday had escaped from Bhopal Central Jail here by forging keys out of "toothbrush and wood" to open the locks of their prison barracks, police claimed on Monday.

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Mother of missing JNU student meets Delhi CM

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 21:52

New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) The mother of missing JNU student Najeeb Ahmed on Monday met Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal who assured that his government will use all its resources to trace her son.

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