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High security in Assam after ULFA messages intercepted


September 10th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 10 (IANS) Assam Police have intensified security arrangements after intelligence inputs that the anti-dialogue faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) led by Paresh Baruah alias ... Read more...

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Indian rocket carrying two satellites blasts off


September 9th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 9 (IANS) An Indian rocket carrying two satellites blasted off from the first launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre here in Andhra ... Read more...

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Capello blasts sluggish Russia


September 8th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia failed to live up to coach Fabio Capello's hopes for a high-tempo flowing game when they beat Northern Ireland 2-0 in their opening World ... Read more...

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Six arrested for Sivakasi fire tragedy


September 6th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 6 (IANS) Six people have been arrested for the blaze in a firecracker unit in Tamil Nadu's Sivakasi town that killed 38 people, police said Thursday."Six people have ... Read more...

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36 die as firecracker factory catches fire (Fifth Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) At least 36 people were killed and more than 75 injured when a powerful explosion Wednesday tore through one of the biggest fireworks factories in ... Read more...

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33 die as firecracker factory catches fire (Fourth Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) At least 33 people were killed when a powerful explosion Wednesday tore through one of the biggest fireworks factories in Tamil Nadu, triggering a major ... Read more...

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30 dead as flames engulf firecracker factory (Second Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) At least 30 people were killed and more than 50 injured Wednesday as flames engulfed a fireworks factory after an explosion in Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu, ... Read more...

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Blast in Imphal, two troopers injured (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 5 (IANS) Two security personnel were injured in a bomb blast triggered Wednesday by suspected militants in the Manipur capital, police said. A security alert has been sounded.The ... Read more...

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One dead, 34 wounded in Philippines blasts


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Sep 2 (IANS) One person was killed and 34 were wounded in two grenade blasts in the Philippines, Xinhua reported Sunday.At least 32 people were injured when an unidentified ... Read more...

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Now, make-up to see you through a blast


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Scientists have created a versatile camouflage paint that protects soliders from blast-induced intense heat, hides them from the enemy and also repels mosquitoes.The novel face paint, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Give kids their childhood back: Roshan Abbas


August 19th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Roshan Abbas is upset after watching the promo of a children's reality show and blasts show makers for exploiting little ones for TRPs. He has lodged ... Read more...

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Achieved success in internal security: PM


August 15th, 2012 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The government had achieved success in many areas of internal security, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday, citing the example of Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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Terrorist leader killed in Syria


August 13th, 2012 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syrian authorities have killed one of the ringleaders of the Al-Nusra Front terrorist group that has been active since the beginning of the uprising in ... Read more...

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Goa Police step up vigil after Pune blasts


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 2 (IANS) Stepping up vigil in wake of the Pune blasts, the Goa Police have asked hoteliers to keep an eye on tourists visiting the state.Superintendent of Police ... Read more...

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23 injured in Lahore blasts


August 2nd, 2012 - 4:13 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) At least 23 people were injured in eastern Pakistan's Lahore city Wednesday night when two bombs went off at a market, police said.The blasts took place ... Read more...

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One hurt in low-intensity blasts in Pune (Second Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 1 (IANS) One person was injured as four apparently-coordinated low-intensity explosions rocked a single street in Pune Wednesday evening, police said.One of the blasts took place at the ... Read more...

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Rhode blasts her way to skeet gold, equals world record


July 29th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kimberly Rhode of the United States won the gold medal in the women's skeet competition at the Olympics Sunday, equalling the world record along ... Read more...

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It sounded like firecrackers, says witness to US killing


July 20th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) When a gunman opened fire at a cinema hall in Denver, it sounded like firecrackers, said a witness who added that someone later yelled "they're shooting ... Read more...

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One killed in attack on Pakistani police station


July 16th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) At least one policeman was killed and several held hostage Monday morning following a brazen attack launched by gunmen on a police station in Pakistan's northwest ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan frees 311 Indian prisoners


June 27th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh's fate may have plunged into further uncertainity, but India still has some reason to cheer. Pakistan Wednesday freed 311 Indian ... Read more...

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Russian leader proposes one-month vacation for journalists


June 27th, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The leader of Russia's Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (LDPR) has suggested that all Russian news journalists should go on a month-long vacation to relieve ... Read more...

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Four dead, over 40 injured in two blasts in Pakistan


June 21st, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) At least four people were killed and 42 others injured in two separate blasts in Pakistan Thursday, Xinhua reported.Three people, including two children, were killed and ... Read more...

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Four policemen killed in Pakistan


June 9th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) At least four policemen were killed and another was injured Saturday when gunmen opened fire at a police vehicle in Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta, a ... Read more...

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Bangalore, Pune blasts accused murdered in jail (Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, June 8 (IANS) Suspected Indian Mujahiddeen operative Qateel Mohammed Jaffer Siddiqui, named in the German Bakery blast here and the Bangalore terror attacks, was Friday found murdered inside his ... Read more...

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22 killed in Afghan suicide bombing


June 6th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 6 (IANS) At least 21 people were killed and more than 20 others injured when a motorcycle-borne Taliban suicide bomber blew himself up Wednesday in Afghanistan's Kandahar ... Read more...

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Girls’ school blown up in Pakistan


June 1st, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 1 (IANS) A primary school for girls in a Pakistani village has been blown up by unidentified terrorists, Daily Times reported Friday.The attack took place late Wednesday on ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Viv blasts woeful Windies, says Ramdin has ‘deteriorated’


May 29th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, May 29 (IANS/CMC) West Indies' legendary captain Sir Vivian Richards has blasted the Caribbean side's disastrous batting in the second Test at Trent Bridge against England and has criticised ... Read more...

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Major fire in Lucknow factory


May 29th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 28 (IANS) A major fire broke out in a 'gutka' factory here Monday, destroying all the stock and raw material stored there, police said. Though the workers were ... Read more...

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China, Russia to make joint efforts for Syria


May 11th, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 11 (IANS) China and Russia have pledged to make joint efforts to seek a political solution to the ongoing Syrian turbulence as the two countries' foreign ministers held ... Read more...

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29 die in Damascus blasts


May 10th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, May 10 (IANS) At least 29 people were killed and 103 wounded Thursday when two suicide bombers blew themselves up here, a minister said.The toll in the blasts that ... Read more...

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Pakistani poet’s mausoleum blown up


May 10th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) The under-construction mausoleum of poet and politician Ajmal Khan Khattak in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province was blown up and an hour later a second explosion wounded ... Read more...

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Bombs hurled at Bangladesh Secretariat


April 29th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 29 (IANS) Unidentified attackers Sunday hurled two bombs at the Bangladesh Secretariat in Dhaka, one in front of the home ministry, but no one was injured in the ... Read more...

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40 dead as newspaper offices bombed in Nigeria (Second Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, April 26 (IANS) At least 37 people were killed and 100 others injured Thursday when suicide bombers rammed an explosives-laden vehicle into the office of This Day daily, a ... Read more...

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37 dead as newspaper offices bombed in Nigeria (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, April 26 (IANS) At least 37 people were killed and 100 others injured Thursday when a powerful explosion hit the office of Thisday daily, a leading Nigerian national newspaper, ... Read more...

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Two 1993 Jaipur blast accused jailed


April 24th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 24 (IANS) A designated TADA court here Tuesday convicted two men, Jalees Ansari and Abrar Rehmat Ansari, for a 1993 terror attack in Jaipur and jailed them for ... Read more...

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