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Clean India campaign unearths century-old record

Times of India15 hours agoWhile preparing for Thursday’s ‘Swatch Bharat’ campaign, the Department of Post recently stumbled upon century old records hidden beneath stacks of files in its store room. The archival documents, throwing light on the functioning of postal services in the British regime, were in a dilapidated state...

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Denizens feel proud with Allahabad to be developed as a `Smart City'

Times of India15 hours agoA sense of pride and ecstasy prevailed among the denizens as the news spread that Allahabad would be developed as a smart city with the active collaboration of the United States (US).

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Class IX student raped, accused held in Bahraich

Times of India15 hours agoA student of class ninth was raped by youth of the same village on Wednesday. Her mother later lodged a complaint with the police in this regard. Acting on the plaint, the police arrested the accused and sent the victim for medical examination.

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Special premium train between Indore, Patna

Times of India1 days agoIn view of the heavy rush of passengers, railway administration has decided to run a special premium train between Indore and Patna.

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Teenager raped by cousin

Times of India1 days agoA 13-year-old girl was raped by her cousin on Tuesday. The police refused to register victim’s complaint and booked the accused on charges of hooch trade. Irked over police attitude, the victim’s family met SP RL Verma, who later ordered circle officer (Kaiserganj) to probe into the case.

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Sangam City a part and parcel of 160 yrs of postal service

Times of India1 days agoThe postal department will complete 160 years of glorious service on Wednesday. However, many of us are unaware that the Sangam City has been a vital spot in this journey and has many firsts to its credit. From the launch of first horse cart postal service to air-mail and railway-mail service, the c...

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Manmohan, Sonia effigies of ice: Bharti

Times of India1 days agoThe ten years of United Progress Alliance (UPA) government was an ‘ice age’ as there was policy paralysis. Former prime minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi were like ‘effigies of ice’ (barf ke putle) as they took no pragmatic decisions to move the country on the path of progress...

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Tableau conveys ‘save environment’ message

Times of India1 days agoA unique tableau was taken out by Pajawa Ramlila Committee on Tuesday to convey the message of ecological degradation and protecting environment. It was made entirely of banana leaves and stems. It showcases episodes from Ramayana depicting scenes of 'Ahalya Uddhar' and other episodes.

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UPPSC aspirants protest against anomalies in exam

Times of India2 days agoStudents preparing for competitive examinations on Monday staged a massive demonstration at Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) in protest against anomalies in examination process of Combined State Upper Subordinate preliminary examinatioin-2014 or PCS-2014.

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Interior decoration mesmerize visitors

Times of India2 days agoAlthough Puja pandals had always been a treat to watch but it seems like the efforts and the resultant beauty of these majestic pandals of Allahabad have touched a new heights, providing a sensory treat for art and heritage lovers.

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No headway in 1.6 crore loot case

Times of India3 days agoDespite releasing the sketches of three prime suspects wanted in connection with Nawabganj Rs 1.60 crore loot case, the cops still haven’t been able to make a breakthrough.

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4 caught cheating in SSC exam

Times of India3 days agoFour examinees appearing in the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) examination were caught cheating on Sunday.

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Barwaris take to FB to attract devotees

Times of India4 days agoDurga Puja pandals have taken e-route to attract devotees. The barwaris have adopted extensive marketing strategy on Facebook by informing citizens about the upcoming cultural programmes, tickets for the events and the theme of pandals, which are updated on hourly basis with images of Goddess Durga.

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13 fall ill after consuming butter milk

Times of India4 days agoAs many as 13 members of a family fall ill after consuming butter milk in village Garapur under Tharwai police station here on Friday. They were immediately admitted to Community Health Centre in Baharia. Later, when the condition of six of them deteriorated then they were referred to the city hospi...

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CBSE to award Rs one lakh cash prize for cleanliness

Times of India15 hours agoTaking a big leap forward on encouraging students and schools to maintain sanitation and hygiene, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has introduced creative contest with cash prize upto to Rs 25,000. Further educational institutes can win prizes of Rs one lakh for their good practices on ma...

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Leopard attack leaves 6-yr-old injured

Times of India15 hours agoA leopard attached a woman and her six-year-old daughter as the duo was on their way to their field on Wednesday.

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Police get anti-riot weapons

Times of India1 days agoPolice have been equipped with latest weapons to control riots in the communally sensitive Bahraich district. Weapons like 12 bore pump action guns, tear gas grenades, anti-riot and pepper guns have been made available at all the police stations.

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Back home from far off places to celebrate puja

Times of India1 days agoAs the festivity of Durga Puja begins across the city, this is an occasion when people who have moved to various parts of the country and aboard, come back home. Enjoying the stay, dominated by nostalgia of their childhood memories, they can be spotted in every barware, laughing and sharing their ex...

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Langur ‘arrested’ in Bahraich

Times of India1 days agoBahraich: The police registered a ‘case’ against a langur, who dared to attack a sub-inspector in the Motipur police station. The cops told the forest department to immediately ‘arrest’ the langur. The poor monkey was ‘arrested’ on Tuesday, put in a cage and released in Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctua...

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Officials walk extra mile to bring visitors back to museum

Times of India1 days agoAfter sporting a barren look for the last few days, the Allahabad Museum on Tuesday witnessed a vigorous attempt by officials to encourage tourists and visitors. The museum is situated in Chandrasekhar Azad Park, where the entry of vehicles has been banned in compliance with the Allahabad High Court...

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Injured student leader succumbs to injuries in Lucknow

Times of India1 days agoAdditional police force was deployed near the streets leading to hostels in Colonelganj after receiving information that a supporter of a student leader identified as Dinesh (26), who sustained gun-shot injuries during a clash between two groups near Tarachand Hostel on September 23, succumbed to hi...

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Barwaris becoming eco-friendly zones in Allahabad

Times of India1 days agoThe 'Go Green' drive in the city seems to have reached the next level with different Barwaris taking every possible step this Durga puja to keep their pandals eco-friendly zones.

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Battle hardy fighters of IAF ready to strike

Times of India2 days agoThunderous sound of Jaguar strike fighter plane spearing the blue sky with its supersonic speed, maneuvering by Garud commandos leaping out from a static Mi 17 helicopter ready to strike with their 5.56 mm Tavor rifle and humming sound of Chetak choppers ready to fly with trainee cadets on the other...

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Ramlila’s Ram well-versed in rituals, eats satvik food

Times of India2 days agoPajawa Ramlila Committee has selected adolescent boys, who are well-versed in Ramayana and not exposed to any sort of obscenity in the form of cinematic and internet content. Reason: The boys would be treated as Lord Ram and Goddess Sita for nine days till the killing of Ravana.

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Glowing tributes paid to Bhagat Singh

Times of India3 days agoVarious programmes were organised on the occasion of birth anniversary of Bhagat Singh on Sunday. People sang patriotic slogans and remembered the sacrifice of the great son of India. Many people marched from Gauhania Chauraha to Jasra market.

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Student falls from moving train, dies

Times of India4 days agoA student died after falling from speeding Pawan Express on Saturday. The GRP personnel rushed him to the NCR Central Hospital where he was declared brought dead.

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Beautiful Shringar chowkis attract crowds

Times of India4 days ago‘Shringar chowkis’ have become an integral part of Dussehra here. Young boys and girls decorated as Ram, Laxman, Bharat, Shatrughan and Sita are seated on moving tableaux which are taken to the different parts of the city. These shringar chowkis are tastefully decorated and embellished with intricat...

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