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Iraqi court sentences fugitive vice president to death


September 9th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Sep 9 (IANS) An Iraqi court Sunday sentenced fugitive Sunni Vice President Tariq Al Hashimi and his aide to death in absentia over terror charges, official television reported."The Central ... Read more...

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Apex court issues notice on Kazmi’s bail plea


September 7th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice on a petition by journalist Syed Mohammed Ahmed Kazmi seeking bail in the case of his alleged involvement in ... Read more...

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26/11 hero is Mumbai’s new joint police commissioner


August 30th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court verdict upheld Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab's death sentence, the state government Thursday transferred a 26/11 hero, Sadanand Date, as joint ... Read more...

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Police probing escape of Bangladeshi undertrials


August 29th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) The police have launched a probe into the escape of two Bangladeshi undertrials booked for several offences, including dacoity, from Presidency Central Correctional Home here, an ... Read more...

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UAE, Germany discuss bilateral relations


August 29th, 2012 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 28 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Germany Tuesday discussed their bilateral relations.The talks were held between UAE's Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al-Nahyan and German ... Read more...

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Five held in Karnataka for spreading rumours: Shettar (Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, Aug 17 (IANS) Karnataka Police have arrested five people and are hunting for four more for spreading rumours of an impending attack on people from the northeast in ... Read more...

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Stunned over Pallavi’s death: Excel Entertainment officials


August 11th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Murdered woman lawyer Pallavi Purkyashtha, who worked as a legal adviser at Farhan Akhtar's production company Excel Entertainment Pvt. Ltd., was a "friend" and an ... Read more...

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Lawyer murder: Watchman sent to police custody


August 11th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) A Mumbai magistrate court Saturday remanded Sajjad Ahmed Mughal, the watchman accused in the murder of 25-year-old woman lawyer Pallavi Purkayastha to police custody till Aug ... Read more...

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Pakistani parents found guilty of killing teenaged daughter


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) The parents of a Pakistani-origin teenaged girl were Friday found guilty of murdering her because they believed she had brought shame on the family with her ... Read more...

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‘Prohibited bore guns given to 18 MPs booked for crimes’


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Eighteen of the 82 parliamentarians given licences of prohibited bore guns between 2001-12 had criminal charges pending against them, a study has said, hinting at ... Read more...

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Hyderabad CA concede lead


July 29th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, July 29 (IANS) Centuries by Arjun Yadav (136) and Ahmed Quadri (106) went in vain for Hyderabad CA who conceded a 215-run lead to Rajasthan CA in the Shafi ... Read more...

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Students vandalise vehicles in Dhaka


July 8th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 8 (IANS) Angered by the death of a college student in a road accident, his fellow pupils Sunday set ablaze two buses and vandalised around 40 vehicles in ... Read more...

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Olympic dreams over for Sinimole and Sajeesh


July 6th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) India's middle-distance runners Sajeesh Joseph and Sinimole Paulose's dreams of qualifying for the London Games came crashing as they failed to achieve the qualifying mark ... Read more...

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UAE committed to strengthen global counter-terrorism strategy


July 1st, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 30 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has reiterated its commitment to the implementation of all four pillars of the UN global counter-terrorism strategy.It has called on ... Read more...

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India congratulates Egypt’s president-elect


June 25th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) India Monday congratulated Egypt's president-elect Mohamed Morsi, who won an historic election Sunday, defeating his rival Ahmed Shafiq, a former premier and a senior leader ... Read more...

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Egypt presidential poll results to be announced Sunday


June 23rd, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The official results of Egypt's presidential election will be announced Sunday at 5 p.m. (1300 GMT), state TV reported Saturday.The results of the June 16-17 ... Read more...

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Indian Coast Guard rescues ailing Pakistani sailor


June 22nd, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 22 (IANS) In an emergency medical rescue mission, an Indian Coast Guard (ICG) ship rescued an ailing Pakistani sailor from a merchant vessel off the coast of Goa ... Read more...

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Egypt polls: Muslim Brotherhood says it is winning


June 18th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Mohammed Mursi, head of the Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party, is leading by a million votes in the Egyptian presidential runoff after 95 percent ... Read more...

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Congress nominee loses in Karnataka council poll


June 12th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore,June 11 (IANS) The Congress suffered a setback in the Karnataka legislative council poll Monday, as one of its four nominees lost due to cross-voting in the secret ballot, ... Read more...

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Congress nominee loses in Karnataka council poll


June 12th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore,June 11 (IANS) The Congress suffered a setback in the Karnataka legislative council poll Monday, as one of its four nominees lost due to cross-voting in the secret ballot, ... Read more...

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Brilliant Pujara carries India A to an exciting victory


June 6th, 2012 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 6 (IANS/CMC) A superb unbeaten 96 by skipper Cheteshwar Pujara has carried India A to an exciting two-wicket victory over West Indies A on a tense final day ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: West Indies A vs India A, Day 3


June 5th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 4 (IANS/CMC) Scoreboard on the third day of the first four-day "Test" between West Indies A and India A at Kensington Oval here Monday.West Indies A 1st Innings ... Read more...

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Militia seizes airport in Libyan capital


June 4th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) A militia has seized control of the international airport in Libyan capital Tripoli, CNN reported Monday.Two platoons of the Tarhouna militia moved in overnight because of ... Read more...

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Mubarak verdict to be appealed against


June 3rd, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 3 (IANS) Egypt's prosecutor general will appeal against the verdicts delivered by a Cairo court in the trial of ex-president Hosni Mubarak, his two sons, the former interior ... Read more...

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27 kids die of measles in Sindh: WHO


June 3rd, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) At least 27 children under five years have died due to measles in Pakistan's Sindh province, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.The provincial health minister, ... Read more...

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Pakistani moves court on 600 percent hike in drug prices


June 3rd, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) Prices of medicines in Pakistan have increased by a whopping 600 percent as a number of companies have taken advantage of the absence of proper drug ... Read more...

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Court sets aside report against Ramjas College vice-principal (Lead)


May 22nd, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has set aside an inquiry report on the basis of which Ramjas College vice-principal B.N. Ray was sacked on charges of ... Read more...

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Court sets aside report against Ramjas College vice-principal


May 22nd, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has set aside an inquiry report on the basis of which Ramjas College vice-principal B.N. Ray was sacked on charges of ... Read more...

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Pakistani girl killed to protect ‘family honour’


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) A 17-year-old Pakistani girl was murdered by her parents and her body dumped into a river after her westernised lifestyle brought shame on her strict Muslim ... Read more...

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Pakistani clerics condemn use of religion for terrorism


May 21st, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) Around 40 religious leaders in Pakistan launched a front -- National Solidarity Council -- Monday to promote sectarian harmony and resolve disputes and oppose the use ... Read more...

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Three injured as car run over pavement


May 18th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Three rickshaw-pullers sleeping on a pavement in east Delhi were injured after a speeding car driven by a woman ran over them, police said ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh lawmaker Mukhtar Ansari’s trial begins May 22


May 3rd, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday framed charges under a stringent law against Mukhtar Ansari, mafia don-turned-politician and Uttar Pradesh legislator, for allegedly being a ... Read more...

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Pakistan claims credit a year after Osama killing


May 3rd, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 3 (IANS) The Pakistan government and its armed forces played a vital role in tracking down Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden through a mobile phone SIM, says ... Read more...

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ISI now claims it helped US locate Osama


April 28th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Nearly a year after Osama bin Laden was killed in his Abbottabad home, Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) claims it helped US locate the Al Qaeda chief's ... Read more...

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Advani, Mehta in last 8 of Asian snooker championship


April 27th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, April 27 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani and Aditya Mehta, the top two seeds, entered the quarter-finals of the Asian snooker championship here Friday.Advani overcame Qatar's Ahmed Saif 4-0 while ... Read more...

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