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Situation under control in Kundankulam


September 12th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) The situation in Tamil Nadu's Idinthakarai village, the epicentre of the movement against the Kudankulam nuclear project, was under control Wednesday after three days of protests, ... Read more...

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Situation calm in Kudankulam, protest leaders abducted by fishermen (Second Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) After two days of protests against the Kudankulam nuclear power project, the situation in Idinthakarai village in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli was calm Tuesday even as protests ... Read more...

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Over 1,700 killed in Karachi in 2012: Report


September 10th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) A total of 1,725 people, including 78 children, were killed in Pakistan's port city of Karachi in the first eight months of this year, says a ... Read more...

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Bengal women’s panel seeks report on newly-wed couple


September 6th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 5 (IANS) The West Bengal Commission for Women Wednesday sought a police report on the arrest of a man and harassment of his newly-wed wife following complaints ... Read more...

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Police guarding Lebanese envoy’s house in Syria killed


September 5th, 2012 - 6:38 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Sep 5 (IANS/AKI) Armed men abducted and "brutally killed" two Syrian policemen guarding the residence of the Lebanese ambassador to Damascus, according to Lebanese newspaper As Safir.The police officers ... Read more...

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London doctor leading terror group in Syria


September 2nd, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) A 28-year-old doctor from London, reportedly on two years' leave from his post, has been leading a terror group in Syria, according to The Sun.The doctor, ... Read more...

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Meghalaya launches operation to rescue abducted exporter’s son


August 31st, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 31 (IANS) Security forces have launched an operation in western Meghalaya to rescue the son of a man engaged in exporting coal to Bangladesh, officials said Friday.According to ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits normal life in Manipur


August 30th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 30 (IANS) Normal life in Manipur came to a standstill Thursday during an 18-hour shutdown called by the joint action committee demanding the release of a businessman abducted ... Read more...

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Meghalaya rebels kidnap exporter’s son


August 30th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 29 (IANS) A son of a coal exporter to Bangladesh was abducted in Meghalaya by eight armed men from a rebel outfit, police said Wednesday. No ransom call ... Read more...

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Youth arrested for gang rape in Delhi


August 29th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) A 20-year-old youth has been arrested in connection with gang rape of a minor girl in the capital, police said Wednesday.Gandharva alias Roli was arrested ... Read more...

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Woman raped in Bengal, minister says law and order best


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) Even as reports of rape of a mentally challenged woman surfaced Tuesday, senior Trinamool Congress leader and West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra claimed the state ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Two arrested in Delhi for killing elderly woman


August 16th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) To lend money on interest proved costly for a 55-year-old woman, who was killed by a businessman and his associate after she demanded it back. ... Read more...

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Kolkata woman who alleged gangrape does volte face


August 14th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 14 (IANS) A day after a Kolkata woman gave a police complaint that she was gangraped here, she retracted from her statement Tuesday after investigators pointed to discrepancies ... Read more...

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Kolkata woman alleges gangrape, one arrested (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) A 30-year-old woman has filed a police complaint that she was abducted by at least 10 people and gangraped here, police said Monday. One man has ... Read more...

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Woman alleges gangrape in Kolkata


August 13th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) A 30-year-old woman has filed a police complaint that she was abducted by at least five people and gangraped here, police said Monday."The victim, who works ... Read more...

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Kidnapped Hindu girl embraces Islam, gets married


August 11th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) A 14-year-old Hindu girl who was abducted two days ago has converted to Islam and married a Muslim in Pakistan, a media report said but her ... Read more...

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Indian kidnapped in Philippines set free


August 10th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) An Indian from Kerala, who was kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf militant group in the Philippines last year and was believed to have been killed, ... Read more...

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Gurgaon college girl gangraped


August 8th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 8 (IANS) A college girl studying here was sexually assaulted by four people, including her colleagues, after taking her to Alwar in Rajasthan, police said Wednesday. One of ... Read more...

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Assam businessman killed, another abducted in Meghalaya


August 8th, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 7 (IANS) Rebels of the outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) Tuesday gunned down a businessman from Assam and abducted another at gunpoint in Meghalaya's North Garo Hills ... Read more...

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Russia to set up anti-paedophile squads


August 7th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian interior ministry will create anti-paedophile squads at criminal investigation departments in the largest cities in the country.Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev has instructed all ... Read more...

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Iran summons Swiss envoy over abductions in Syria


August 7th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 7 (IANS) The Iranian foreign ministry Tuesday summoned the Swiss charge d'affaires in the country to protest the abduction of Iranian pilgrims in Syria, Press TV reported.The Swiss ... Read more...

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Iran denies Syria captives are elite guards


August 6th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Iranian foreign ministry Monday denied that the 48 Iranians kidnapped in Syria were members of the elite Iranian Revolutionary Guards."We strongly deny the information ... Read more...

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Syrian rebels claim kidnapped Iranians are spies (Lead)


August 5th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syrian rebels Sunday claimed in a video aired by Al Arabia TV that the 48 Iranians they kidnapped Saturday were members of the elite Iranian ... Read more...

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Iran asks Turkey, Qatar to help release pilgrims in Syria


August 5th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 5 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi has called on Turkey and Qatar to help release 48 Iranian Shia pilgrims abducted in Syria, RIA Novosti reported Sunday.In ... Read more...

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48 Iranian pilgrims abducted in Syria


August 4th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 4 (IANS) At least 48 Shia Muslim pilgrims from Iran were Saturday abducted in the Syrian capital by militants while they were on their way to the Damascus ... Read more...

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Abducted Turkish journalists released in Syria


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, Aug 2 (IANS/AKI) Two Turkish journalists, who had been captured by members of Syria's Democratic Union Party, have been released and are back in their own country, CNN Turk ... Read more...

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Police release surveillance photo of Cal Ripken Jr.’s mother’s kidnapping


July 27th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Maryland, July 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Police have released a surveillance photo of the kidnapping of the 74-year-old mother of Cal Ripken Jr, who is a legend of the Baltimore oriole. The kidnapper ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Flying to Rome without passport was easy, says boy


July 26th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) An 11-year-old boy who had no passport or boarding pass and flew to Rome alone after walking unchallenged through airport security says "getting on the plane ... Read more...

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Stowaway Liam Corcoran says that, ‘boarding a plane was easier than doing homework’


July 26th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Manchester, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Liam Corcoran is a young boy of 11 years who became a stowaway on a plane that was headed to Rome from Manchester. Liam said that nobody ... Read more...

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Gang demands Rs.50 lakh for abducted student


July 26th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 26 (IANS) Abductors of a college student who disappeared a month ago have demanded Rs.50 lakh for his release, police said Wednesday.Varun Kumar alias Bantu, 20, was kidnapped ... Read more...

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Assam toll rises to 14, army called in (Third Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 22 (IANS) The death toll in the communal violence in Assam's Bodoland area rose to 14 Sunday even as the violence spread to Chirang district. The army has ... Read more...

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Assam toll rises to 12, army called in (Second Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 22 (IANS) The death toll in the communal violence in Assam's Bodoland area rose to 12 Sunday with police recovering three more bodies. The army has been pressed ... Read more...

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Assam toll rises to 12, army called in (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 22 (IANS) The death toll in the communal violence in Assam's Bodoland area rose to 12 Sunday with police recovering three more bodies. The army has been pressed ... Read more...

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Tamil Tiger held at Sri Lankan airport


July 18th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 18 (IANS) Sri Lankan police Wednesday said they have arrested a wanted Tamil Tiger rebel as he attempted to return to the island nation from Qatar, Xinhua reported.Police ... Read more...

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French aid worker released in Yemen


July 15th, 2012 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, July 15 (IANS) A French aid worker who was kidnapped by suspected Al Qaeda gunmen three months ago in Yemen has been released, Xinhua reported.Benjamin Malbrancke, a Red Cross ... Read more...

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