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Over 300 dead as blaze engulfs two factories in Pakistan (Night Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) More than 300 people met a macabre death when fire razed two factories, one in Karachi and the other in Lahore. The bigger of the two ... Read more...

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239 die as blaze engulfs two factories in Pakistan (Fourth Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) At least 239 people met a macabre death when fire raced through two factories, one in Karachi and the other in Lahore. The bigger of the ... Read more...

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135 die as flames engulf two factories in Pakistan (Third Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) At least 135 people met a horrific death when flames engulfed two factories, one in Karachi and the other in Lahore. The bigger of the two ... Read more...

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Bangladesh peacekeeper shot at in Ivory Coast


April 12th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 12 (IANS) A cleric who was part of a Bangladeshi peacekeeping contingent under the UN has died of a heart attack and a physician has been shot at ... Read more...

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Drunk Brit Muslim woman admits racist tirade against police officer


November 20th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20(ANI): A 21-year-old Muslim woman, who had bombarded a police officer with abuses under the influence of alcohol, has appeared in a London court.Snaresbrook Crown Court was told that Yasmin ... Read more...

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Shuttler Madhumita Bisht wins lifetime achievement award


April 24th, 2010 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Eight-time national badminton champion Madhumita Bisht was given the lifetime achievement award for her contribution to the game by the Calcutta Sports Journalists' Club during its annual awards ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi exporters eye wider Indian market


January 21st, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 21 (IANS) Bangladeshi apparel exporters are happy that India will import 14 million pieces of duty free garments annually, as against eight million now, following talks held during Prime ... Read more...

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Agitating workers set fire to factory in Bangladesh


June 29th, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 29 (IANS) Agitating workers Monday set fire to a garment factory located on the outskirts of the capital, where violence over the past two days has left two workers dead ... Read more...

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Dhaka court indicts Huji leader, 13 others for blast in 2001


April 17th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 17 (IANS) A Bangladesh court has indicted Mufti Abdul Hannan, leader of the banned Islamist outfit Harkatul Jihad Islami (Huji), and 13 others for causing the 2001 blast at ... Read more...

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Funeral of 48 Bangladesh Army officers held


March 2nd, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Mar 2 (ANI): The funeral or the Namaz-e-janaza of the 48 Bangladesh army officers, whose bodies were found during a rescue operation at the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) headquarters, was held ... Read more...

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Melbourne Olympic football heroes felicitated


February 23rd, 2009 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) They belonged to the golden era of Indian football. Barely nine years after Independence, they had stormed into the semi-finals of the 1956 Melbourne Olympics -- ... Read more...

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AMU teachers to defend Jamia students held for Delhi bombings


October 28th, 2008 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 28 (IANS) Teachers of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) have come out in defence of the two Jamia Millia Islamia students arrested in connection with the serial blasts in New ... Read more...

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Warrants against fugitives who bombed Dhaka rally


June 24th, 2008 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 24 (IANS) A Dhaka court has issued arrest warrants against eight absconding members of the proscribed militant outfit Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami (HuJI) for the grenade attack on a rally of former prime ... Read more...

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