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US on alert as protests over anti-Islam video spread (Lead)


September 14th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) As protestors took to the streets in at least 12 nations over an anti-Islam video, US missions across the Middle East kept security forces at the ... Read more...

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Eleven killed, over 25 missing as boat capsizes in Bihar (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 10 (IANS) At least 11 people, mostly children and women, drowned and over 25 people were missing after an overcrowded boat capsized in the Sone river in Bihar's ... Read more...

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Six killed, 20 missing as boat capsizes in Bihar


September 10th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 10 (IANS) At least six people, including two children and two women, drowned and nearly 20 people were missing after an overcrowded boat capsized in the Sone river ... Read more...

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Haqqani network a terrorist group: US


September 8th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has formally designated the Pakistan-based Haqqani network, a Taliban-affiliated militant group held responsible for the 2008 Indian embassy bombing ... Read more...

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Man killed in east Delhi firing was family’s sole provider


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) While the police denying any role in his death, Vinod Singh Negi's widowed mother and married sister in Uttarakhand have lost their sole breadwinner in ... Read more...

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Army called to help Jaipur, Rajasthan battles floods


August 24th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, August 24 (IANS) The army was Friday roped in to pump out water from several residential areas of this Rajasthan capital city still inundated after heavy rain, ... Read more...

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Five killed, 10 missing as boat capsizes in Bihar (Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 10 (IANS) At least five women drowned and 10 people, mostly women, were missing after a boat ferrying over 30 people capsized in Kosi river in Bihar's Madhubani ... Read more...

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Four killed, 10 missing as boat capsizes in Bihar


August 10th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 10 (IANS) At least four women drowned and 10 people were missing after a boat ferrying over 30 people capsized in Kosi river in Bihar's Madhubani district early Friday, ... Read more...

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Want to cut red-tape in defence ties with India: US


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) With US rebalancing its strategic focus to the Asia-Pacific region, a key Obama administration official Monday said his nation's ties with India will play a ... Read more...

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Ballistic missile defence key area for India-US ties: Carter


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) A joint project on a ballistic missile defence system will be "an important potential area" for an India-US strategic cooperation, a key Obama administration ... Read more...

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Over 50 injured as Haryana farmers clash with police (Second Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rewari (Haryana), July 22 (IANS) Over 50 people, including 40 police personnel, were injured Sunday afternoon as an agitation by farmers against land acquisition turned violent near Asalwas village in ... Read more...

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25 hurt as Haryana farmers’ land stir turns violent (Lead, Changing dateline)


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rewari (Haryana), July 22 (IANS) At least 25 people, including protesting farmers and policemen, were injured Sunday as an agitation against land acquisition turned violent in Haryana's Rewari district, police ... Read more...

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Haryana farmers torch police station


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 22 (IANS) Farmers torched a police station, held several policemen hostage and blocked the Delhi-Jaipur highway Sunday as police opened fire to control protests against land acquisition in ... Read more...

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Boy falls into pond in Rajasthan, rescue work on


July 1st, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 1 (IANS) The authorities here struggled to rescue a six-year-old boy over 30 hours after he slipped into a pond, officials said Sunday.Vishal Kumar, a resident of Shivdaspura ... Read more...

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Assam NGO moves court for probe into floating currency


June 27th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 27 (IANS) A voluntary organisation Wednesday filed a public interest litigation (PIL) in the Guwahati High Court seeking a government inquiry into the discovery of Indian currency ... Read more...

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Russian official survives murder attempt


May 29th, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 29 (IANS) A district administration official in Russia's North Caucasus region was shot at several times by unknown gunmen by he survived the assassination attempt, RIA Novosti reported.The ... Read more...

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Three drown as overloaded boat capsizes in Bihar


May 22nd, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 22 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 15 were missing after a boat carrying 35 people capsized in the Kosi river in Bihar's Saharsa district early Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Kabul pact: Pakistan’s India discomfort makes it hard, says US (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Terrorist safe havens in Pakistan pose a tough challenge, a Pentagon report said as an American official admitted that a strategic partnership agreement with Afghanistan ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s discomfort with India makes Afghan accord hard: US


May 2nd, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) As President Barack Obama signed a strategic partnership agreement with Afghanistan, a senior official admitted it may be "hard" to work due to Pakistan's discomfort ... Read more...

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Assam ferry tragedy: 270 still missing, rescue operations on (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 1 (IANS) The toll in Monday's Assam ferry tragedy, possibly India's worst such accident, is estimated to be around 270, with the search and rescue parties failing ... Read more...

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150 missing, toll could rise in Assam boat accident


May 1st, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 1 (IANS) Rescue operations continued in the Brahmaputra in Assam Tuesday, a day after a ferry capsized in the river killing nearly 70 people, but with at ... Read more...

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6 Tripura officials jailed for embezzlement


April 4th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 4 (IANS) A BDO (block development officer) and five Tripura government officials were Wednesday sentenced to different jail terms by a local court for embezzling Rs.41 lakh in ... Read more...

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Curfew continues in Gurdaspur, Badal orders probe


March 30th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 30 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Friday ordered a magisterial inquiry into the violence in Gurdaspur, where curfew continued after a youth was killed in police ... Read more...

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Three hurt in shooting at Afghan memorial service


March 13th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 13 (IANS) At least three people were injured in a shooting Tuesday at a service held for 16 Afghan civilians killed by a US soldier in Kandahar province, ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh cabinet reshuffled


February 18th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 18 (IANS) In a sudden decision, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Saturday reshuffled portfolios of his five ministerial colleagues, giving the coveted industry portfolio to his close ... Read more...

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Dark new year for cyclone-hit Tamil Nadu districts


January 1st, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 1 (IANS) Tamil Nadu welcomed 2012 with celebrations but it was a dark new year for people in Cyclone Thane-hit Cuddalore and Chidambaram districts as there was no ... Read more...

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Cyclone Thane toll now 46, life limps back to normalcy (Lead)


December 31st, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 31 (IANS) The deaths due to cyclone Thane that hit the Tamil Nadu coast Friday morning went up by nine to 46 Saturday. Though life started limping back ... Read more...

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Cold wave in Bihar ends encephalitis epidemic


December 27th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 27 (IANS) The cold wave sweeping across Bihar has proved to be a blessing in disguise for the authorities trying to control an epidemic of Japanese encephalitis in ... Read more...

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Medvedev to make final state-of-the-nation address


December 22nd, 2011 - 4:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will Thursday deliver his last state-of-the-nation address to the federal assembly, an official said.In his speech, Medvedev will focus on specific ... Read more...

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Nano, bike on offer for sterilisation in Rajasthan


November 1st, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 1 (IANS) Get sterilised, win a Nano or maybe a motorcycle, a TV or refrigerator! Another Rajasthan district has put up such tantalising offers on lottery basis to ... Read more...

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US sees India, China in constructive role in Afghanistan


November 1st, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) As the United States begins to draw down from Afghanistan, it expects both India and China to play constructive roles in the region, according to ... Read more...

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Indian American to head US think-tank


October 26th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) Neera Tanden, an Indian-American veteran of the Obama and Clinton administrations, will be taking over as president of the Centre for American Progress, a major ... Read more...

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Encephalitis kills 8 more kids in Bihar


October 13th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 13 (IANS) Japanese encephalitis (JE) has claimed the lives of eight more children in the last five days in Bihar's Gaya district, taking the death toll in the ... Read more...

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Bihar: Suspected brain disease kills 54 children


October 3rd, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 3 (IANS) Suspected encephalitis, a brain infection, has killed three more children in Bihar's Gaya district, taking the death toll due to the disease to 54, an official ... Read more...

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Suspected brain disease kills 51 kids in Bihar


October 1st, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 1 (IANS) Suspected encephalitis, a brain fever, has killed 51 children in Bihar's Gaya district in the last seven weeks, with three more kids succumbing to the disease ... Read more...

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