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Mixed response to shutdown call in Tamil Nadu


September 20th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) It was a mixed response in Tamil Nadu to the opposition sponsored nationwide shutdown Thursday with buses plying on the roads and government offices as well ... Read more...

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Furtado was a ‘hopeless rebel’


September 17th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 17 (IANS) Singer Nelly Furtado says she was part of a gang during her high school days, and she was the most hopeless rebel in the gang.As ... Read more...

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Bus unions demand immediate fare hike


September 14th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) In the wake of the abrupt Rs.5 hike in diesel prices, bus and minibus operators in West Bengal Friday threatened to go on an indefinite strike ... Read more...

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Tata Motors forays into Indonesia


September 11th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Sep 11 (IANS) Automobile major Tata Motors said Tuesday it is starting a new subsidiary in Indonesia to foray into both passenger and commercial vehicles."We will establish deeply rooted ... Read more...

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10 killed, 25 injured in Rajasthan bus collision


September 11th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 10 (IANS) Ten people were killed while at least 25 others were injured when two buses collided head-on in Rajasthan's Udaipur district Monday, police said.The accident took place ... Read more...

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‘Town’ of illegal migrants found in Moscow


September 8th, 2012 - 8:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS) Law enforcers in the Russian capital have discovered "a whole town" of makeshift cabins in Moscow, where about 2,000 illegal migrant labourers live, RIA Novosti reported.The ... Read more...

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Engineering students vandalize vehicles in Gurgaon


September 6th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 6 (IANS) Anguished over the death of a 19-year-old girl student due to alleged negligence, students at an engineering college here staged a violent protest Thursday in the ... Read more...

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Attack on Lankan visitors unacceptable, says Karunanidhi


September 5th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) DMK President M. Karunanidhi Wednesday said attacking Sri Lankans visiting Tamil Nadu or other parts of India is unacceptable and will affect ties between the two ... Read more...

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Protest against Sri Lankan tourists near Trichy


September 4th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 4 (IANS) Over 175 Sri Lankan tourists were safely escorted by police to Tamil Nadu's Tiruchirapalli (Trichy) airport Tuesday when Tamil activists staged demonstrations against their visit, said ... Read more...

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Jovovich was once arrested for stolen credit cards


September 2nd, 2012 - 6:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Actress Mila Jovovich has revealed that she was arrested as a youngster for using stolen credit cards.The "Resident Evil" star admits she and her friends "broke ... Read more...

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29 killed in Nigerian road accident


September 1st, 2012 - 6:13 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, Sep 1 (IANS) A total of 29 people were killed in a road accident in Nigeria Friday, reported Xinhua.According to Nigeria's road commission, the accident occurred on the Potiskum-Kano ... Read more...

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Cornered by cops, robber in El Salvador kills himself


August 31st, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
San Salvador, Aug 31 (IANS/EFE) A man killed himself with a gunshot to the head when he was cornered by police after he and an accomplice robbed passengers on a ... Read more...

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Very few motorists are using the 1.3m Stoke Gifford car park


August 29th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
South Gloucestershire, Aug 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was recently reported that a parking has been constructed by using 1.3 million pounds. Located near Bristol, the parking lot is generally used by 10 ... Read more...

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Seven killed, 80 injured in Pakistan road accident


August 29th, 2012 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and around 80 injured in a head-on collision between two buses on a highway in Pakistan's Punjab province early Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Eight killed, 60 injured in Turkey blast


August 21st, 2012 - 3:15 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, Aug 21 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and 60 injured in a powerful blast in Turkey's Gaziantep province Monday, an official statement said.The incident occurred, near Syrian ... Read more...

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Baba Ramdev detained in Ambedkar Stadium


August 13th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) With Baba Ramdev and his anti-corruption supporters blocking roads in central Delhi, police were Monday forced to detain them in Ambedkar Stadium, a few hundred ... Read more...

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Ramdev detained on way to parliament (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev was detained by police Monday as he led protestors towards parliament seeking the return of black money stashed abroad and an ... Read more...

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10 killed, 99 injured in Brazil accident


August 13th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 13 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and 99 injured in a highway accident in Brazil' s southeastern state of Parana, a fire brigade official ... Read more...

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Electric tricycles kill 17 in Shanghai


August 7th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Aug 7 (IANS) Electric tricycles and mopeds, provided by the government for handicapped people here in the Chinese business hub, have led to the death of at least 17 ... Read more...

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Eight die in Kabul bombing


August 7th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 7 (IANS) Eight civilians were killed and four injured Tuesday morning when a bomb planted by the Taliban targeted a bus on the outskirts of this Afghan ... Read more...

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Free Raksha Bandhan ride to women, kids in Haryana


July 31st, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 31 (IANS) Women and children will be allowed free travel in state Roadways buses in Haryana Thursday (Aug 2) in view of the Raksha Bandhan festival, an official ... Read more...

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Maoists observe ‘martyrs week’ in Odisha


July 28th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 28 (IANS) The movement of commercial and passenger vehicles was disrupted in parts of Odisha as Maoists Saturday began observing 'martyrs' week' in memory of rebel leaders killed ... Read more...

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Delhi government slams critical report on bus corridor


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday criticised the Central Road Research Institute's (CRRI) critical report on the bus rapid transit (BRT) corridor here and rejected it in ... Read more...

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China launches solar-powered buses


July 18th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) Buses that run on electricity generated by solar photovoltaic cells have been launched for the first time in a city in northeast China, a media report ... Read more...

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Buy tickets while travelling on DTC buses: Dikshit


July 16th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday appealed to the capital's residents to buy tickets while travelling in Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) buses to raise the ... Read more...

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Nearly 200 dead in Nepal accidents this year


July 15th, 2012 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 15 (IANS) At least 190 people have been killed and 629 injured in 68 reported highway accidents in Nepal this year, according to Xinhua.Traffic police said more than ... Read more...

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Students vandalise vehicles in Dhaka


July 8th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 8 (IANS) Angered by the death of a college student in a road accident, his fellow pupils Sunday set ablaze two buses and vandalised around 40 vehicles in ... Read more...

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Tata Motors halts production at Jamshedpur plant


June 28th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Ranchi, June 28 (IANS) Tata Motors Thursday halted production at its Jamshedpur plant for three days to adjust production targets with shrinking demand."Production at the Jamshedpur plant is being ... Read more...

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UN: Syrian children detained, tortured and used as human shields


June 13th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Pro-government forces in Syria have detained, tortured and used young children as human shields during the ongoing conflict, which is now being called a civil war by ... Read more...

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1 mn Shanghai travellers for Dragon holiday


June 11th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 11 (IANS) One million people will enter or exit China's Shanghai city by train and road during the three-day Dragon Boat Festival holiday, authorities said.The projected number is ... Read more...

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Government withdraws VAT on CNG


June 4th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday announced a withdrawal of five percent value added tax (VAT) levied on CNG. As a result, the price of ... Read more...

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Biman Bose mocks Mamata’s plan of law against vandalism


June 1st, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 1 (IANS) West Bengal Left Front Chairman Biman Bose Friday mocked Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's idea of enacting legislation to penalise political parties indulging in vandalism and ... Read more...

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Mumbai to get more air-conditioned buses


June 1st, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) The Maharashtra government plans to introduce air-conditioned in city to serve major commercial hubs, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said Friday.Chavan said the service would cater to ... Read more...

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Vandalism by political parties won’t be tolerated: Mamata


May 31st, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) Warning that "politics of destruction" would not be tolerated, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday said her government was considering bringing in a law ... Read more...

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Mamata for rollback of petrol price hike but against strikes


May 31st, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) Stepping up pressure on the Congress-led central government, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee Thursday demanded a rollback of the recent ... Read more...

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