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One killed as protesters storm US embassy in Yemen (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Sep 13 (IANS) One person was shot dead in clashes with Yemeni security forces trying to disperse hundreds of demonstrators after they stormed the US embassy in the Yemeni ... Read more...

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Man behind IC-814 hijack held in J&K; (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 13 (IANS) Top militant commander Mehraj-ud-din Dand, wanted for his involvement in the 1999 hijacking of flight IC-814 to Kandahar and other terror attacks, has been arrested ... Read more...

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Sports minister assures help to FIFA for U-17 World Cup


September 5th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken Wednesday assured FIFA that the government will extend all support to the world body for hosting the U-17 World Cup here ... Read more...

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‘Quota bill aimed at diverting attention from Coalgate’ (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The BJP Wednesday termed the introduction of a bill for quota in job promotions as a "diversionary tactic" by the Congress, to take away ... Read more...

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Poll panel begins groundwork for polls in five states


September 4th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 4 (IANS) The Election Commission has begun the spadework for assembly elections in Meghalaya, Nagaland, Tripura, Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, scheduled early next year, an official said ... Read more...

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Presence of CPI-M politburo member at church altar kicks up row


September 2nd, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 2 (IANS) A section of the laity at the St. George Orthodox Syrian Cathedral in the capital city are up in arms following what they term "a ... Read more...

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Two Shia clerics killed in Iraq drive-by shooting


September 1st, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 31 (IANS) Two Shia clerics were gunned down by unidentified gunmen in a drive-by shooting in Baghdad Friday, a police source said.Sheikh Arif Abdul Razak, Imam of ... Read more...

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Williams turns to Victoria for advice


August 30th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) Singer Robbie Williams, who is expecting his first child with wife Ayda Field, has turned to Victoria Beckham for advice. He has booked a VIP ... Read more...

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Eight killed in separate attacks in Iraq


August 27th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 26 (IANS) Eight security personnelmembers were killed in separate gunfire and bomb attacks in and near Baghdad Sunday, police said.In Baghdad, gunmen attacked the building of a local ... Read more...

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Roaring sales of Kerala Onam lottery tickets


August 26th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 26 (IANS) The Kerala 'Thiru Onam Bumper lottery', billed as carrying the biggest prize money of over Rs.20 crore in the country, is seeing roaring sales, an official ... Read more...

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Maruti managers to decide co-workers, unions protests


August 17th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 17 (IANS) Maruti Suzuki has authorised its managers and supervisors to recruit workers they consider trustworthy as part of a new human resource policy aimed at building confidence ... Read more...

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GIC having a relook at obligatory reinsurance contracts


August 17th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) Stung by a Rs.2,469 crore net loss last fiscal, national reinsurer General Insurannce Corporation of India (GIC) is re-assessing its domestic obligatory reinsurance contracts, said a ... 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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Six killed, 39 injured in Iraq car bombings


August 16th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 16 (IANS) At least six people were killed and 39 injured Thursday in two car bombing attacks in the Baghdad region of Iraq, reported Xinhua.The deadliest attack ... Read more...

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15,000 people in Sri Lankan jails over unpaid fines


August 15th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 15 (IANS) There are over 15,000 people in detention in Sri Lankan jails for failing to pay fines, an official revealed Wednesday.Over the year 2011, a total of ... Read more...

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China outraged as owner drops dog from 18th floor


August 10th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) A pet dog in China has survived a fall from an 18th floor apartment when its owner dropped it from the window after getting mad at ... Read more...

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Tunnel from Pakistan for major induction into India


August 9th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 9 (IANS) A long underground tunnel dug from Pakistan into Jammu and Kashmir was meant to push a large body of people into India and not small groups ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu governor visits Deshmukh


August 9th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 9 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Governor K. Rosaiah Thursday called on ailing union Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh at Global Hospital here Thursday, said a hospital official."The Tamil ... Read more...

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Deshmukh still critical


August 8th, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 8 (IANS) Union Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, admitted to Global Hospital here, continues to be critical, a hospital official said Wednesday.The minister's family members would ... Read more...

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Talks on suspended workers fail at Honda scooters


August 8th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 7 (IANS) Talks between the workers' union and the company management on the issue of two suspended workers at the Honda Scooters factory in Manesar failed Tuesday. The ... Read more...

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Chennai doctors closely monitoring Deshmukh’s condition


August 7th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 7 (IANS) Doctors were closely monitoring the condition of union Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh who has been admitted to the Global Hospital here with a liver ... Read more...

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Vilasrao Deshmukh rushed to Chennai hospital (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Union Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh was rushed to a Chennai hospital Monday afternoon for treatment of suspected cancer, a Congress official said.The 67-year-old Deshmukh, ... Read more...

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BSF stops Bangladeshi tribals’ bid to enter India


August 5th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 5 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) has foiled an attempt by over 250 Chakma tribals, including women and children, from Bangladesh to enter India after their homes ... Read more...

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Five Tripura University students expelled for ragging


August 5th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 5 (IANS) Five students of Tripura University here were expelled for assaulting several junior students in the hostel, officials said Sunday."Five students of the university were expelled after ... Read more...

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17 killed in clashes at Yemen’s interior ministry


August 1st, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, July 31 (IANS) At least 17 people were killed and dozens of others wounded in clashes between the security forces and gunmen belonging to a group of army defectors ... Read more...

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Abducted woman untraced, husband still in hospital


July 29th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 29 (IANS) An upper caste woman abducted in Bihar 12 days ago allegedly for marrying a Dalit against her family's wishes remains untraced, police said Sunday.The husband, Krishna ... Read more...

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Bangladesh urges World Bank to release funds for bridge


July 26th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 26 (IANS) Bangladesh has urged the World Bank to release funds for a stalled 10-km bridge across the Padma river in the country, an official said Thursday.The government ... Read more...

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Aashirwad likely to be converted into Rajesh Khanna museum


July 19th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Late superstar Rajesh Khanna's bungalow will reportedly be converted into a museum as per his daughters' wish."Yes, there are plans to convert Aashirwad into a museum, ... Read more...

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YouTube Unveils Face Blurring System


July 19th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a bid to protect the identities of those who upload critical videos on its service, YouTube on Wednesday unveiled its face blurring system. The system ... Read more...

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Small town girl looks to achieve big in London (With Image)


July 11th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Little known Garima Chaudhary from Meerut, the sole judoka representing India at the London Olympics, feels winning a gold medal is not a far-fetched ... Read more...

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For Kashmir panchayats, an endless wait for powers


July 11th, 2012 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 11 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government says it is gradually devolving powers to the grassroots level in the state, but the ground reality appears somewhat different.With an ... Read more...

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Abducted student released after 15 days


July 8th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 8 (IANS) Kidnappers Sunday released a 22-year-old civil engineering student they had abducted here for ransom a fortnight earlier, police said.Ravi Kumar, a third year student at the ... Read more...

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Want out of Trinamool alliance, Congress leaders tell Chidambaram


July 6th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday faced a volley of questions from the West Bengal Congress leadership, which expressed a desire to walk out of ... Read more...

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BJP leader walks over to JD-U in Bihar


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 3 (IANS) Former Bihar legislator and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sanjay Jha Tuesday joined the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) in the presence of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar ... Read more...

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Bangladesh foodgrain imports fall


June 24th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 24 (IANS) Bangladesh's foodgrain imports fell sharply by more than 50 percent year-on-year, an official said Sunday.Rice imports plunged by 56.32 percent year-on-year to $283.8 million during the ... Read more...

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