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Sukhbir Badal asks centre to check drug smuggling


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 3 (IANS) With Punjab facing a huge problem of drug addiction among the people, especially the youth, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal Monday asked the central government ... Read more...

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Rights panel issues notice to Tamil Nadu


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission Tuesday issued notice to the Tamil Nadu government over news reports of 50 Scheduled Castes families being forced to live ... Read more...

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Sharp hike in heroin smuggling across Punjab border


August 21st, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Aug 21 (IANS) Smuggling of heroin along the international India-Pakistan fenced border in Punjab has almost tripled over the last year if seizures made by the Border Security ... Read more...

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Olympic spectators treated to Cathedral of Sewage


August 13th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Greenway, is a renovated pathway was where the Olympic fans were after watching Usain Bolt sprint to glory and also Michael Phelps take his record breaking bow ... Read more...

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BSF kills three smugglers on Indo-Pak border in Punjab


March 29th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, March 29 (IANS) Border Security Force (BSF) troopers killed three smugglers, including two from Pakistan, and recovered nearly 10 kg of heroin Thursday morning, a senior BSF official said ... Read more...

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BSF recovers 23 kg heroin from Punjab border


February 4th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 4 (IANS) In a major haul, the Border Security Force (BSF) Saturday recovered 23 kg of heroin from two different places along the India-Pakistan international border, BSF officials ... Read more...

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15 kg heroin found near India-Pakistan border


October 4th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Oct 4 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) Tuesday recovered around 15 kg of heroin from near the international border between India and Pakistan in this Punjab district, sources ... Read more...

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Badal seeks early release of border funds


August 25th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 25 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Thursday sought the intervention of union Home Minister P. Chidambaram for the release of a grant of Rs.62.50 crore ... Read more...

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She cannot still reconcile to fall of Berlin Wall


August 13th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Brigitte Heinrich, a teacher in east Berlin, witnessed the beginning of the Berlin Wall Aug 13, 1961. Fifty years later, the former East German resident ... Read more...

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Punjab offers rebates for sugar mills in border areas


July 20th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 20 (IANS) Setting up integrated sugar complexes in border areas of Punjab will fetch a string of incentives for the investors, a minister announced here Wednesday."The Punjab government ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Contractor who built Osama’s compound detained from Abottabad


May 4th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Abbottabad, May 4(ANI): The contractor who built the huge fortified compound, where Al Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden was found and killed by US troops on Sunday night, has been detained from ... Read more...

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Osama lived in $1 mn mansion


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 2 (IANS) Osama bin Laden was not hiding in a cave in the mountains of Pakistan as people thought but lived in a massive mansion worth $1 ... Read more...

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A courier finally led to Osama: New York Times


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 2 (IANS) Osama bin Laden was marked for death the day American spies learnt about a trusted courier of the man the US had hunted for years, ... Read more...

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Tracking of couriers provided tip to Osama’s Pak location


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): An exhaustive streak of intelligence gathering and high-level meetings notwithstanding, it was a tip received in August last year convinced the American establishment that they had what ... Read more...

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Pak highlights ’significant role’ in counter-terrorism efforts


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 2(ANI): After the death of Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in a secret US operation in Pakistan, the Pakistan government on Monday said it had played a "significant role" in ... Read more...

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Raid to kill Osama near Islamabad doesn’t bode well for Pak: US official


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 2(ANI): It would be hard for the Pakistani government to explain how slain Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden could have been living in a high-profile residence "without their knowing", a ... Read more...

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Inside information led to shootout at Laden’s Pak fortress


May 2nd, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2(ANI): The operation to find and kill Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden began in earnest when the CIA learned that the world's most wanted terrorist was in a specific ... Read more...

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Yemen: Opposition accepts Saleh’s reform initiative, protests continue


February 13th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sana`a, Feb 13 (IANS) As a number of anti-government protesters marched toward the presidential palace in Yemen Sunday, the opposition accepted a political reform initiative offered earlier this month by President Ali ... Read more...

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I don’t care what people say about me: Mubarak (Second Lead)


February 4th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 4 (IANS) Insisting that Egypt would sink into chaos if he were to leave office now, a defiant President Hosni Mubarak has said he doesn't care what people say ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mexican drug cartel queen has Botox in prison


February 2nd, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Bars and barbed wire haven't been able to prevent a Mexican drug cartel queen from getting Botox, a substance that is injected into the face to make the ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole’s tattoo represents fresh start


January 29th, 2011 - 6:54 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole says her new tattoo marks a sign of "fresh start" in her life after her split from soccer player Ashley Cole.She also revealed that the ... Read more...

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Fogged out at India-Pakistan border, but tea keeps spirits high


December 31st, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Dec 31 (IANS) India's Border Security Force (BSF) is battling an unlikely enemy along the 553-km international border with Pakistan in Punjab - fog. And it is using hot ... Read more...

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Vigilance increased along LoC in Kashmir to check infiltration


December 29th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Poonch, Dec 29 (ANI): Security personnel in Kashmir have intensified vigilance along the Line of Control (LoC) as they fear infiltration to pick up with the melting of snow at high altitudes.The ... Read more...

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Cops ‘threatened to rape’ Belarus Free Theatre director after election protest


December 26th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 26 (ANI): Natalia Koliada, the artistic director of the Belarus Free Theatre Company, has revealed how she was threatened with being beaten and raped after her arrest during protests over ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole gets new tattoo on lower back


November 27th, 2010 - 6:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole, who already sports many tattoos, has now got herself inked on her lower back.The "X Factor" judge flashed a glimpse of her new body art ... Read more...

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Indians want upgrade on trade with China on Silk Route


November 16th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Nathu La (Sikkim), Nov 16 (IANS) Indian traders have urged the government to review the list of items tradable with China to boost business through the fabled Silk Route."The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

I came this close to turning stone thrower in Srinagar (First Person)


September 25th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani I lacked guts, otherwise a policeman had done all he could to turn me into a stone-thrower on the streets of Srinagar.After days of frustration due to strict restrictions on ... Read more...

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Curfew reimposed in Kashmir Valley


September 19th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep 19 (ANI): Despite the separatists' decision not to observe protests and strikes on Sunday, curfew has been reimposed in all major towns of the Kashmir Valley as a precautionary measure.There ... Read more...

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National Panthers Party calls for Supreme Court direction on Kashmir violence


September 17th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 17 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir's National Panthers Party on Friday filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking a direction to the Centre and the State Government to keep ... Read more...

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One killed, five injured in clashes in Kashmir


September 17th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Budgam (J-K), Sep 17 (ANI): At least one person was killed and five others injured when security forces allegedly opened fire to quell stone-pelting mobs in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam District on ... Read more...

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Air services to Srinagar to resume today


September 17th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep 17 (ANI): Air services to and from Srinagar will resume on Friday.Flights to Srinagar had been diverted to the Awantipora airbase since September 3 due to resurfacing work at ... Read more...

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BSF gives Pakistan Rangers sweets at Punjab border (Lead)


August 15th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Attari border (Punjab), Aug 15 (IANS) Celebrating the 63rd anniversary of India's independence, the Border Security Force (BSF) Sunday presented sweets to its Pakistani counterparts at the Attari-Wagah joint check post between ... Read more...

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Thousands converge for I-Day celebrations at Attari border


August 15th, 2010 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Attari border (Punjab), Aug 15 (IANS) At an hour when most people across India would have been sleeping, thousands of people converged at the Attari-Wagah joint check post between India and Pakistan ... Read more...

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Short-staffed Argentine jail dresses up doll as guard


July 21st, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Jul 21 (IANS/EFE) Two men serving time for armed robbery escaped from a jail in the southern Argentine province of Neuquen where a personnel shortage prompted administrators to dress up ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Drunken Australian Man Survives After Attempting Crocodile Ride


July 14th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): An Australian drunken man tried to climb a crocodile in a zoo after he was thrown out of a pub. He climbed the barbed ... Read more...

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