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300,000 tourists flock to terror-hit Swat valley


September 11th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 11 (IANS) A staggering 300,000 tourists from across the country have visited the picturesque yet terror-ravaged Swat valley in northwest Pakistan since the beginning of Eid, a ... Read more...

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Woman accused of witchcraft slain in Colombia


September 5th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 5 (IANS/EFE) A woman was slain and her body burned after being accused of casting spells against other women in the northwestern Colombian province of Antioquia.The victim was ... Read more...

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PM expresses shock over US gurudwara killing


August 6th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday expressed deep shock and sadness over the shooting at a US gurudwara in which six people were killed. He ... Read more...

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Obama offers full support to Sikhs who have enriched US (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) Calling Sikhs "a part of our broader American family", President Barack Obama has promised his administration's full support to the response and investigation of Sunday's rampage ... Read more...

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Obama denounces Sikh Gurudwara shooting


August 6th, 2012 - 8:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has denounced the shooting incident at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin as a "senseless act of violence" and expressed ... Read more...

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Neymar struck by missile in Santos defeat


April 26th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 26 (IANS) Brazilian star Neymar was struck by an object thrown from the crowd in Santos' 1-2 loss at Bolivar in Libertadores Cup last-16 first leg ... Read more...

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Italy decides to recall its ambassador to Tehran


December 2nd, 2011 - 5:12 am ICT by IANS
Rome/Brussels, Dec 2 (IANS) Italy has decided to recall its ambassador to Tehran, in the wake of Tuesday's attack by Iranian protesters on the British embassy.Alberto Bradanini, Italian ambassador to ... Read more...

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Abstain from politics of violence, says Mamata


October 12th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Malbazar (West Bengal), Oct 12 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banejee, who is on a visit to north Bengal, Wednesday urged the people not to get entrapped in politics ... Read more...

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Somali President condemns Mogadishu attack


October 5th, 2011 - 4:59 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Oct 5 (IANS) Somali President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed has strongly condemned Tuesday's suicide attack in Mogadishu in which 70 people died and 150 suffered injuries.The attack occurred when ... Read more...

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Obama meets Karzai


September 21st, 2011 - 4:00 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) US President Barack Obama met his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai, their first meeting since the US laid out plans in June for a transition ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha pays tribute to Mumbai blast victims


August 1st, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Reiterating the resolve to fight against terror, Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari Monday paid tribute to the victims of the July 13 Mumbai bombings."No ... Read more...

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Painter gets three year’s jail for hurting wife


July 24th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) A Delhi court has awarded three years' imprisonment to a painter who inflicted grievous injuries on his wife's face and body after a quarrel over ... Read more...

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PM’s reaction bizarre, unexpected: BJP


June 6th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday attacked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's statement justifying the crackdown against yoga guru Baba Ramdev, terming it "unfortunate, unexpected, ... Read more...

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AGPC delegation meets US authorities over Hondh-Chillar killing


March 9th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinNew Delhi, Mar 9 (ANI): A high level delegation of American Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (AGPC) met US State Department officials and discussed with them the human rights issue of ... Read more...

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Christians “subjects of hate” inside Pakistan: Vatican


March 3rd, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 3(ANI): The Vatican has condemned the assassination of Pakistan's Federal Minister for Minorities Affairs, Shahbaz Bhatti, and called the Pakistani Christians "subjects of hate" inside the country.Bhatti was ... Read more...

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Obama condemns Pak minister’s assassination in “strongest possible terms”


March 3rd, 2011 - 11:02 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3(ANI): US President Barack Obama has strongly condemned the assassination of Pakistan's Federal Minister for Minorities Affairs, Shahbaz Bhatti, in Islamabad on Wednesday.Obama said in a statement that he ... Read more...

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International community strongly condemns Moscow terror attack


January 25th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- The international community on Monday strongly condemned the suicide bombing which killed at least 34 people at Moscow's Domodedovo International Airport, calling it inhumane and unacceptable.NATO Secretary General ... Read more...

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UN chief slams bombing at Moscow airport


January 25th, 2011 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Jan 25 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned the deadly suicide bombing at Moscow's Domodedovo Airport Monday, which killed at least 35 people. The secretary-general is "appalled" by the incident ... Read more...

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Don’t feel safe in Chhattisgarh any more: Illina Sen


January 3rd, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) A day before her husband's birthday, the wife of jailed rights activist Binayak Sen Monday pledged to fight for his freedom but said she was worried over ... Read more...

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Amnesty denounces sentencing of Sen


December 25th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS) Amnesty International said Saturday that the life sentence handed down to Indian rights activist Binayak Sen for his alleged Maoist links violates "international fair trial standards".It is also ... Read more...

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Two injured in bomb explosions in Rome (Second Lead)


December 23rd, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 23 (IANS/AKI) A pair of bombs exploded Thursday at the Swiss and Chilean embassies in Rome injuring two people. Another bomb was found at the Ukrainian embassy.Nobody immediately claimed responsibility ... Read more...

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Eugene Joseph Escalanti receives life sentence for massacring victim in Gila River Indian Community


October 6th, 2010 - 12:35 am ICT by BNO News
PHOENIX, ARIZONA (BNO NEWS) -- An Arizona man was found guilty for a brutal murder he committed in an Indian community, prosecutors said on Tuesday.Eugene Joseph Escalanti, 34, of Tucson, Arizona and ... Read more...

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Surrey Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara Society ‘denounces’ shooting on its premise


August 29th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 29 (ANI): The Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara Society in Surrey has strongly denounced a shooting in its parking lot on Saturday during a wedding."This event or the individuals involved ... Read more...

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Discontent Employee Omar Thornton Kills 8 People Before Killing Himself


August 4th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Omar Thornton, the Connecticut Truck driver who had worked at Hartford Distributors for a couple of years was called in for a disciplinary hearing yesterday morning. ... Read more...

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Nine dead after shooting rampage at Connecticut warehouse


August 3rd, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by BNO News
MANCHESTER, CONNECTICUT (BNO NEWS) -- At least nine people were killed on Tuesday after a shooting rampage at a warehouse in Manchester, Connecticut, officials said. The shooting happened around 7.30 a.m. local time ... Read more...

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7-year-old boy killed by Taliban for Spying


June 12th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 12, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): This might just top the list of heinous crimes across the world. Taliban murdered a 7-year-old boy, who according to them was spying. The ... Read more...

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Australian govt. putting extra efforts to curb racist attacks on Indian: Oz envoy


May 11th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): Australia's High Commissioner to India, Peter Varghese, on Monday assured that his government is making extra efforts to curb the racist attacks on Indian students."We are ... Read more...

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E-mail address led FBI to Shahzad


May 5th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 5 (ANI): Federal Bureau of Investigation sleuths have reportedly revealed that they could zero in on Faisal Shahzad as the main suspect of the attempted Times Square car bombing ... Read more...

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Now three years’ jail for attacking doctors in Maharashtra


April 9th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Any attack on doctors or medicare service personnel, including all medical and paramedical staff of hospitals, in Maharashtra could now mean a three-year jail term and a fine ... Read more...

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Two-three years for war against Maoists to succeed: Chidambaram (Lead)


April 7th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Jagdalpur (Chhattisgarh), April 7 (IANS) Appealing for calm, union Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Wednesday that it would take two-three years for the war against Maoist guerrillas to succeed and clarified ... Read more...

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We won’t allow Maoists to succeed, says Chidambaram


April 7th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jagdalpur (Chhattisgarh), April 7 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram pledged Wednesday that the government would never allow Maoist guerrillas to succeed. "We cannot and shall not allow them to succeed," Chidambaram said ... Read more...

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PM writes to Medvedev, condemns Moscow blasts (Lead)


March 29th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Strongly condemning the Moscow bombings, India Monday underlined its solidarity with Russia in combating terrorism and hoped the terrorists would be brought to justice soon. In ... Read more...

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Vice President, Prime Minister condemn Kabul blasts


February 26th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 26(ANI): Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Friday strongly condemned the suicide bombings carried out by Taliban militants in Kabul, which killed at ... Read more...

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Nine Indians killed in Taliban attack in Kabul, India outraged (Roundup)


February 26th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul/New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Nine Indians were among 15 people killed when Taliban bombers attacked a hotel and three more buildings in the heart of the Afghan capital Friday, triggering ... Read more...

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Indians who died in Kabul were on goodwill mission: PM


February 26th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday strongly condemned the blasts in Kabul and stressed that the nine Indians, who died in "this senseless act of violence and ... Read more...

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