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Curfew relaxed in violence-hit Ghaziabad area


September 17th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Curfew was relaxed for five hours Monday in Ghaziabad's Masuri area where six people were killed in police firing three days ago and the kin of ... Read more...

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Three border villagers arrested with Pak SIMs


September 12th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep (IANS) Three people were arrested with Pakistani mobile SIM cards in the frontier district of Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir near the India-Pakistan border, police said.They said the ... Read more...

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Security personnel killed, another injured in Kashmir attack


September 8th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Septem Sep 8 (IANS) A special police officer (SPO) was killed and a Territorial Army soldier critically injured in a guerrilla attack in Sopore town of north Kashmir Saturday, ... Read more...

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Was Zubaida killed for money, not ‘honour’?


August 29th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 29 (IANS) Despite the preliminary confession of three persons that they killed their sister Zubaida to save the "honour" of the family, investigators continue to probe the possibility ... Read more...

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Relief soon from unusual heat in Kashmir Valley


August 23rd, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 23 (IANS) With temperatures soaring to over 33 degrees Celsius during the last six days in the Kashmir Valley, people have been complaining of an unusual August heat."Yes, ... Read more...

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Bangladesh discovers gas reserve


August 20th, 2012 - 5:54 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 20 (IANS) Bangladesh has discovered a new inland gas field, Xinhua reported.The reserve is located in Sylhet district, about 240 km from Dhaka.Mortuza Ahmad Faruque, managing director ... Read more...

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Event to promote handicraft, handloom sector


August 17th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Niyaz Ahmad Bhat, a papier-mache artist from Kashmir, has never participated in a large exhibition but his happiness knew no bounds when his stall was ... Read more...

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Muslims tell northeast people to remain in Bangalore


August 16th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 16 (IANS) Muslim leaders and Islamic organisations Thursday appealed to the northeast people, especially students, to remain in Bangalore and not to believe in rumours that they would ... Read more...

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I-Day celebrated amid security in Jharkhand


August 15th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 15 (IANS) The Independence Day was celebrated in Jharkhand with fanfare and amid tight security arrangements Wednesday.Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda hoisted the tricolour at Morabadi Ground in ... Read more...

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Pakistan no to seeking NOC on dam from India


August 14th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Islamabad has refused to ask India for a no-objection certificate (NOC) needed to get multilateral funding for a dam in the disputed Gilgit-Baltistan region, a media ... Read more...

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Nasim Ahmad Zaidi is new election commissioner


August 7th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Former civil aviation secretary Syed Nasim Ahmad Zaidi was Tuesday appointed an election commissioner by President Pranab Mukherjee."The president has appointed Syed Nasim Ahmad ... Read more...

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Iran warns against foreign military intervention in Syria


August 4th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 4 (IANS) Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi Saturday warned against military intervention by foreign forces in Syria, the ISNA news agency reported.If the foreign forces enter ... Read more...

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Iran test-fires 300 km-range missile


August 4th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 4 (IANS) Iran Saturday announced it has successfully test-fired a missile with a range of 300 km, state-run IRIB TV reported.The unnamed missile is the fourth generation of ... Read more...

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Three Pakistanis held for selling fake train tickets


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 3 (IANS) Three officers of the Pakistan Railways have been held for selling fake tickets worth Rs.19.5 million, a media report said.The fake train tickets were sold during ... Read more...

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Emirates makes key changes in India management team


August 1st, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug (IANS) Emirates airline Wednesday said it has made key management changes in its commercial operations department with Essa Sulaiman Ahmad joining as the new vice president, India ... Read more...

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CRPF denies any involvement, statement on Kashmir youth’s death


August 1st, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 31 (IANS) Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) officials here Tuesday labelled as "uncalled for and mischievous" a media report quoting one of its officers on the death of ... Read more...

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Olympics: Vijender, Kashyap and Ghosh keep India’s spirits up (Overall Roundup)


July 29th, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Boxer Vijender Singh, Badminton star Parupalli Kashyap and Table Tennis youngster Soumyajit Ghosh kept India's spirits up when there was despair around them on the second ... Read more...

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Jwala, Ashwini lose Olympic opener


July 28th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Indian women's doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa lost their opening group match to the Japanese duo of Mizuki Fujii and Reika Kakiiwa at ... Read more...

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Olympic Badminton: Jwala, Diju lose opener (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Indian pair of V. Diju and Jwala Gutta could not put up a fight against Indonesia's Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsi and lost their mixed doubles ... Read more...

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Antony orders probe into Kashmir youth’s killing


July 26th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Concerned over local protests after a Jammu and Kashmir teenager was killed by army personnel, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday ordered a probe into the ... Read more...

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After Azam barb, disquiet in SP out in open (News Analysis)


July 26th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 26 (IANS) Blame it on a generation gap or simply differing styles, all is clearly not well within Uttar Pradesh's ruling Samajwadi Party (SP). After senior leader ... Read more...

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Slain Kashmir youth was militant, reiterates army


July 26th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 26 (IANS) The young man killed in a Kashmir village two days ago was a militant from whom a weapon was recovered, a senior army officer said Thursday ... Read more...

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Iran to build new missile, seaplane


July 26th, 2012 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will soon start manufacturing a new missile and an indigenous seaplane, Defence Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi has said."The production line of high-precision ... Read more...

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Protests in Kashmir over youth’s killing


July 25th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 25 (IANS) Carrying the body of a youth who was allegedly killed in firing by security forces, thousands of people walked in protest in Jammu and Kashmir's ... Read more...

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Saina drawn in easy group at London Olympics


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal should have it easy in the group stages of her Olympic campaign, according to the draw announced here Monday.World No.55 Lianne ... Read more...

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Afghan sisters shot dead in ‘honour killing’


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) An Afghan man shot his two teenaged daughters dead when they returned home four days after running away with a young man, Daily Mail reported ... Read more...

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US, Israel responsible for Syrian insecurity: Iran


July 20th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 20 (IANS) Iran has blamed the US and Israel for creating insecurity in Syria, Xinhua reported Friday.According to Fars news agency, Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi ... Read more...

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Has Srinagar gone to the dogs, residents ask (Jammu and Kashmir Newsletter)


July 20th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/Pampore, July 20 (IANS) Has Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital finally gone to dogs? That's what many among Srinagar's 1.3 million residents are asking, considering the city is home to ... Read more...

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Man held for raping mentally challenged minor


July 17th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 17 (IANS) Police Tuesday arrested a 30-year-old man in south Kashmir's Shopian district for allegedly raping a 13-year-old mentally challenged girl.Based on the statements of the victim, her ... Read more...

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Four fake candidates caught in Jamia


July 13th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Four candidates, who had hired other people to appear for the written exam for the Bachelor of Technology course at the Jamia Millia Islamia, were ... Read more...

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6.3 magnitude quake rocks Kashmir


July 12th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 12 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale rocked the Kashmir Valley Thursday evening, officials said."The epicenter was in the Hindukush mountain range," meteorological office director ... Read more...

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Egypt to launch TV channel with fully-veiled women


July 12th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 12 (IANS/AKI) A new satellite TV channel managed completely by women donning the niqab or the full veil will begin broadcast in Egypt July 20, the first day ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia, Bahrain hold security talks


July 10th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Jeddah, July 9 (IANS/WAM) Saudi Arabia and Bahrain have held talks on security, it was announced Monday.Saudi Interior Minister Prince Ahmad bin Abdulaziz and his visiting Bahraini counterpart Lieutenant General ... Read more...

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Assam floods leave nearly 600 animals dead in Kaziranga


July 9th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) As many as 595 animals, including 17 single-horned rhinos, in Assam's Kaziranga National Park died in the recent floods in the state, the environment ministry ... Read more...

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Bihar engineer in Saudi custody: Government to SC (Second Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The government Monday told the Supreme Court that Bihar engineer Fasih Mehmood had been detained by the Saudi Arabian authorities on suspicion of terror links.Additional ... Read more...

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