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Russian ex-cops kidnap, kill Austrian lawyer


August 19th, 2012 - 8:27 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An Austrian lawyer linked to Russian organised crime was kidnapped and accidentally killed by two former Russian policemen with a criminal record, a media report ... Read more...

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The Dalai Lama: A year after devolving political authority


May 28th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 28 (IANS) "He's my boss," the Dalai Lama said last week of Tibetian Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay, adding: "Although, when it comes to spiritual affairs, I'm still ... Read more...

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Mercer’s 2011 ‘Quality of Living index’ names Vienna as the best place to live in the world


November 30th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Vienna, Nov 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mercer’s 2011 Quality of Living Index has named the Austrian capital Vienna as the best place to live in the world. The city which has a population ... Read more...

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Singer George Michael suffering from severe pneumonia, cancels UK tour


November 26th, 2011 - 3:11 am ICT by BNO News
VIENNA (BNO NEWS) -- Singer George Michael is being treated for severe pneumonia at a hospital in Vienna and has been forced to cancel all of his upcoming concerts, his publicist said ... Read more...

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Dhaka third least liveable city: Survey


August 31st, 2011 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 31 (IANS) Dhaka has been rated third least liveable city in the world in a survey of 140 cities worldwide by a UK-based market research company.In 2009, Dhaka ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sienna spotted kissing Sturridge


May 18th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) Actress Sienna Miller has gone public with her romance with actor Tom Sturridge - the couple was spotted kissing each other in Vienna.They have been ... Read more...

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Belly dancer involved in Berlusconi scandal ‘wants a normal life’


March 3rd, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, March 03 (ANI): The teenage belly dancer at the centre of Silvio Berlusconi sex scandal has said that she wants to resume a 'normal life'.The Italian Prime Minister faces charges of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Baby panda’s name chosen in online poll


November 23rd, 2010 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Nov 23 (IANS) The name of a baby panda born at a zoo in the Austrian capital has been chosen by fans through online voting.The cub of adult pandas Yang Yang ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Israeli heading home after five months in Libyan jail


August 9th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna/Tel Aviv, Aug 9 (DPA) An Israeli held in Libya since March was on his way back to Israel Monday, after being released in a complex diplomatic deal, a senior Israeli diplomat ... Read more...

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Russian spy calls family from Britain after swap


July 11th, 2010 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Moscow/Washington, July 10 (DPA) Russian nuclear expert Igor Sutyagin contacted his family by telephone Saturday from Britain, a day after participating in a spectacular spy swap between Russia and the US, the ... Read more...

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Planes depart Vienna after apparent spy exchange (Third Lead)


July 9th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, July 9 (DPA) A Russian and an American plane believed to be carrying spies for one of the biggest exchanges ever between Moscow and Washington took off from the Austrian capital ... Read more...

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Russian scientist in ’spy swap’ flown to Vienna (Second Lead)


July 8th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow/Vienna, July 8 (DPA) A Russian scientist convicted of giving nuclear secrets to the US reportedly arrived in Vienna Thursday as part of a purported spy-swap arrangement between the two former Cold ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US, Russia agree on possible ’spy swap deal’


July 8th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): Russia and the US are said to have agreed on 'spy swap deal' involving Russian beauty Anna Chapman, and it could take place as early as today in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

1,000 commemorate Indian sect leader slain in Vienna (Lead, correcting names in Para 1,2)


May 30th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, May 30 (DPA) Some 1,000 members of an Indian Sikh sect met Sunday in Vienna to commemorate the assassination of their deputy leader Sant Rama Nand during his visit to the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

1,000 commemorate Indian sect leader slain in Vienna


May 30th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, May 30 (DPA) Some 1,000 members of an Indian Sikh sect met Sunday in Vienna to commemorate the assassination of their deputy leader Sant Nama Rand during his visit to the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mercer study declares Vienna the world’s most livable city for second straight year


May 27th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 27 (ANI): Austrian capital Vienna has been voted the world's most livable city for the second straight year by Mercer, a London-based investment services company.Vienna is followed closely by two ... Read more...

Posted in World |

IAEA chief calls Iran talks constructive (Lead)


April 26th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 26 (IANS) International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Yukiya Amano has said talks with Iran on a previously proposed nuclear fuel exchange deal have been constructive. Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UN nuclear inspectors arrive in Iran


October 25th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 25 (RIA Novosti) Four UN nuclear inspectors arrived in Iran early Sunday to inspect the country's second uranium enrichment facility. The delegation from the UN nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Michael Jackson tribute concert in Vienna cancelled


September 11th, 2009 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Sep 11 (DPA) What had been billed as the "sole worldwide" Michael Jackson tribute concert in Vienna later this month was cancelled Friday, with a no-show by top performers proving ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Akal Takht asks SGPC to send team to probe Vienna shooting


August 12th, 2009 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Aug 12 (IANS) The Akal Takht, the highest temporal seat of Sikhs, Wednesday directed the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) to send a team to Austrian capital Vienna to probe the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Akali Dal wins Punjab by-poll


June 15th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), June 15 (IANS) The Akali Dal candidate Monday won the by-election to Nurmahal assembly seat in Punjab's Jalandhar district, defeating the Congress nominee by a margin of 15,033 votes. Akali Dal's ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Punjab by-poll passes off peacefully


June 12th, 2009 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, June 12 (IANS) Polling in the by-election to the Nurmahal assembly seat in Punjab's Jalandhar district passed off peacefully Friday, with the voter turnout expected to cross 70 percent, officials said. "Till ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Punjab to pay millions for riot damages


May 31st, 2009 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 31 (IANS) A week after rioters brought the state to a standstill and caused extensive damage to public and private properties, the Punjab government Sunday announced that it will pay ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Man who led Vienna attack also in hospital


May 29th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, May 29 (IANS) One of the six people detained for attacking two sect leaders at a gurdwara here is in critical condition himself, with gunshot wounds, an Austrian official said Friday. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Social neglect leading to growing influence of sects: Experts


May 29th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, May 29 (IANS) Punjab came to a grinding halt for nearly two days after followers of Dera Sachh Khand protested violently against the attack on their leaders in Vienna. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

As Badals pray, Punjab returns to normalcy (Roundup)


May 27th, 2009 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, May 27 (IANS) Punjab, reeling under violence since Sunday, returned to normalcy Wednesday, on a day Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and his son, Deputy Chief Minister and Akali Dal ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Normalcy returning to Punjab, railway traffic resumes


May 27th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, May 27 (ANI): Punjab is slowly returning to normal, as railway traffic has resumed in the state.Besides local train services, two special trains have left for Delhi from Jammu.Hundreds of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Trucks, trains start plying in Punjab again


May 27th, 2009 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, May 27 (IANS) Road and rail traffic in Punjab was back to normal Wednesday with no violence being reported in the state overnight. But security forces continued to keep a close ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ravidass sect leaders calm angry followers, demand action (Lead,superseding earlier story)


May 26th, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London/Vienna, May 26 (IANS) Europe-based leaders of a Sikh sect, whose deputy leader was shot dead in Vienna, Tuesday urged thousands of angry followers in the continent to remain ... Read more...

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Priests calm Ravi Das followers in Britain, want swift Indian action


May 26th, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, May 26 (IANS) The Europe-wide head of a Sikh sect whose deputy leader was assassinated in Vienna said Tuesday he was determined to calm down followers in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Punjab assembly by-poll postponed to June 12


May 26th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) The by-election for Punjab's Nurmahal assembly seat, which was to be held Thursday, has now been postponed to June 12 following widespread violence in the state, the Election ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sikhs protest outside Austrian embassy in Delhi over Vienna killing


May 26th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Around 200 people held a demonstration outside the Austrian embassy here Tuesday, demanding an investigation into the killing of a Sikh religious leader in Vienna. The protesters, followers ... Read more...

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‘Pinky’ Pammie hits Malibu beach in true sexy style


May 26th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 26 (ANI): She may be over 40, but Pamela Anderson has still got the body to die for.The former Baywatch star looked hot in a tiny pink bikini as ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tension, curfew continue in parts of Punjab


May 26th, 2009 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, May 26 (IANS) Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Hoshiarpur and Phagwara towns of Punjab continued to be under curfew Tuesday, a day after two people were killed in police firing to control the violence ... Read more...

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Himachal stops plying its buses in violence-hit Punjab


May 25th, 2009 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 25 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Monday stopped operations of its state transport bus service in neighbouring Punjab after two buses were set afire there during violence that flared up following the ... Read more...

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