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Three Lucknow students die in accident


September 5th, 2012 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 5 (IANS) Three Lucknow university students were killed and three injured when their car turned turtle here late Tuesday, police said.The accident took place after a tyre of ... Read more...

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10 injured as plane makes emergency landing in Lahore


August 31st, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) At least 10 people were injured when a passenger plane made an emergency landing at an airport in Pakistan's Lahore city Friday, reported Xinhua, citing local ... Read more...

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Five die in Yamuna Expressway accident


August 29th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 29 (IANS) Five people were killed Wednesday when a truck turned turtle on the Yamuna Expressway near Mathura after one of its tyres burst, police said.Half a dozen ... Read more...

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1 killed, many injured as LPG tanker explodes


August 28th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur (Kerala), Aug 28 (IANS) A woman was killed when an LPG tanker lorry burst into flames after an accident and set her house nearby on fire, police here said ... Read more...

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Low-calorie diets good in long run: experts


August 27th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Low-energy diets or short-spell diets which combine to less than 800 calories a day can have long term benefits, researchers said here Monday.Researchers at Britain-based ... Read more...

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Celebrations at Yogeshwar’s home over medal


August 12th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 12 (IANS) With wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt putting up a stunning performance to win a bronze medal in the London Olympics, celebrations broke out in his village in Haryana's ... Read more...

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US car crash claims 5 Andhra techies, families in gloom


August 11th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 11 (IANS) The families of five Indian software professionals killed in a car crash on a highway near Oklahoma city in the US were plunged into gloom Saturday ... Read more...

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Olympics : Meares pips Pendleton to cycling gold


August 8th, 2012 - 5:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Anna Meares of Australia consigned defending champion Victoria Pendleton to defeat in a controversial Olympic cycling sprint final Tuesday.Pendleton was relegated after winning the first ... Read more...

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Olympics: Triple jumpers fail, Saina gets rousing reception (India Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) It was a luckless day for India at the Olympics with its two triple jumpers on show crashing out of the track and field competition here ... Read more...

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Late burst gives Phelps 100m butterfly gold


August 4th, 2012 - 7:41 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A late burst in the last 20 meters gave American swimmer Michael Phelps gold in the men's 100 meters butterfly final Friday, his last ... Read more...

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New Zealand’s late dash brings rowing gold in sculls


August 2nd, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World champion pair Nathan Cohen and Joseph Sullivan of New Zealand timed a final burst to perfection to take rowing gold in the heavyweight double ... Read more...

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Australia wins 4×100m medley gold


July 29th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Melanie Schlanger anchored the Australians to Olympic gold in the women's 4x100 metre medley Saturday.Schlanger, who was on the 4x200m gold-winning team in Beijing, held off ... Read more...

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Kolkata celebrates as Pranab becomes president


July 25th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) The city erupted with joy Wednesday as Pranab Mukherjee was sworn in as the country's new president, the first Bengali to occupy the high office. ... Read more...

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Region is not larger than nation, says court


July 15th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) A Delhi court has said that a region cannot be larger than the nation while awarding 10 years' imprisonment to five people who had killed ... Read more...

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Seven Chinese miners killed in gas burst (Lead)


July 8th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 8 (IANS) A sudden burst of gas inside a coal mine in China's central province of Hunan killed at least seven miners Sunday, officials said.A total of 39 ... Read more...

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Surjeet given rousing welcome in Punjab’s Phidde village


June 29th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Ferozepur (Punjab), June 28 (IANS) Hundreds gathered in Phidde village of Punjab's Ferozepur district to give a rousing welcome to Surjeet Singh, who returned home after more than 30 years ... Read more...

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Johnson and Permaul maul India A by 125 runs


June 13th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Kingstown (St Vincent), June 12 (IANS/CMC) Two left-armers, medium-pacer Delorn Johnson (6 for 34) and spinner Veerasammy Permaul (4 for 22) bowled West Indies A to a 125-run victory over India ... Read more...

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Win at French Open shows ny determination: Sharapova


June 10th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Maria Sharapova believes that winning the French Open is testament to her own strength of character.By defeating Sara Errani 6-3, 6-2 in ... Read more...

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Zenit signs young striker from Montenegro


June 6th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian champions Zenit St. Petersburg have signed a promising young striker from Montenegro, Zenit said Wednesday.Seventeen-year-old Luka Djordjevic, who can also play as a left ... Read more...

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Four killed in Mumbai bakery cylinder blasts (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Four people, including two women, were Wednesday killed and 28 others injured in a fire and multiple blasts of cooking gas cylinders in a bakery in ... Read more...

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Four killed in Mumbai bakery cylinder blasts


May 30th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) At least four people were killed and 29 others injured in a fire and multiple blasts of cooking gas cylinders in a bakery in a suburb ... Read more...

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Sharapova proud of her Russian origin


May 30th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 30 (IANS/Ria Novosti) Despite being the world's highest-earning sportswoman, Russian No.1 tennis player Maria Sharapova says she's proud to hail from a run-down Siberian town."I am really happy ... Read more...

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Discarded Sarwan scores second century for Leicestershire


May 17th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Leicester, May 17 (IANS/CMC) Even as West Indies prepare to field a novice top order in the first Test against England, discarded batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan, a seasoned former member of their ... Read more...

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DMK workers celebrate Raja’s bail


May 15th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 15 (IANS) DMK party workers in Perambalur Tuesday burst crackers and distributed sweets after party MP and former telecom minister A. Raja was granted bail in the 2G ... Read more...

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Dozen Tamil Nadu pilgrims hurt


May 10th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 10 (IANS) At least a dozen pilgrims from Tamil Nadu were seriously injured near Varanasi Thursday when the bus they were travelling turtled on the highway, police said.The ... Read more...

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No accident at Kudankulam: NPCIL


May 8th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) There was no accident at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) as has been made out in some quarters, the Nuclear Power Corporation of India ... Read more...

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O’Sullivan puts one foot in snooker final


May 5th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield (England), May 5 (IANS) Ronnie O'Sullivan moved closer to the World Snooker Championship final Friday after his six-frame burst helped him take a 11-5 lead over Matthew Stevens.In the ... Read more...

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Pakistan aircrash: Black box to be taken to US


May 4th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 4 (IANS) The black box of a Pakistani passenger aircraft that crashed last month killing 127 people will be taken to the US for decoding, a media report ... Read more...

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Kashmiri youth survives tumor size of a cricket ball


April 27th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) It was a life-saving miracle for 22-year-old Kashmiri youth Majid Khan, who was operated upon at a hospital here for a tumor the size of ... Read more...

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British prison officer caught in bed with convict


April 13th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) A British woman prison officer was found naked in bed with a convict after helping him abscond from jail, a court heard. He was dubbed one ... Read more...

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Shopkeeper in Britain prevents robbery with stick


April 9th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) A brave shopkeeper in Britain prevented a robbery in his shop with the help of a wooden stick after an armed man burst into his shop ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa condoles legislator’s death


April 1st, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 1 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Sunday condoled the death of Communist Party of India legislator S.P. Muthukumaran, representing Pudukottai constituency, in a road accident.Muthukumaran, 43, ... Read more...

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Celebrations break out as India beat Pakistan


March 19th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) People came out on the streets and burst firecrackers to celebrate India's victory over arch rivals Pakistan in the fifth match of the Asia ... Read more...

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Agra celebrates for Sachin


March 16th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 16 (IANS) Youngsters burst crackers and distributed sweets in several parts of the Taj city Thursday as Sachin Tendulkar punctured the psychological barrier of the 100th century. ... Read more...

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Spanish soccer star to wed journalist


March 14th, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 14 (IANS/EFE) The captain of the Spanish national soccer team that won the 2010 World Cup, Iker Casillas, will wed journalist Sara Carbonero in July, the next issue ... Read more...

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