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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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20 killed in fireworks factory explosion


September 5th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed and many injured after an explosion in a fireworks factory in Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu Wednesday, police said.A fire was ... Read more...

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Knife-wielding man shot dead on Times Square


August 14th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) A man, carrying an 11-inch knife in New York city, had to be shot down just as he attacked the police and could not be calmed ... Read more...

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Man attempts Guinness record with 300 kg shoes on


August 10th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) A Chinese man has tried to walk with a pair of iron shoes that weighed 300 kg in his attempt to break his previous Guinness record.Wukong ... Read more...

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NCW for fast track court in Assam girl molestation case


July 14th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 14 (IANS) The National Commission for Women (NCW) Saturday suggested a special fast track court for trial of attackers of the Guwahati girl who was molested and stripped ... Read more...

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British mayor faces ire for Union Jack shoes


May 24th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) A mayor of a British town has landed herself into trouble by wearing footwear carrying print of the country's national flag -- the Union Jack. She ... Read more...

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27 die in Syria blasts


March 17th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, March 17 (IANS) As many as 27 people were killed and nearly 100 wounded Saturday in two suicide bombings targeting security headquarters in the Syrian capital of Damascus, Syrian ... Read more...

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Five Andhra Maoists arrested in Kolkata (Lead)


March 1st, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 1 (IANS) Five Maoists from Andhra Pradesh were arrested from various parts of this West bengal capital city in a day-long operation, police said Thursday.Greyhounds, an elite commando ... Read more...

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Five Andhra Maoists arrested in Kolkata


March 1st, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 1 (IANS) Five Maoists believed to be from Andhra Pradesh were arrested from various parts of Kolkata in a day-long operation, police said Thursday.Greyhounds, an elite commando force ... Read more...

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Piyush Sachdev toughens up for cop role (With Images)


January 20th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Television actor Piyush Sachdev, who is playing a policeman in Like OK's new show "Hum Ne Li Hai...Shapath", says he not only worked on fitness ... Read more...

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Grenade attack injures three in Manipur


January 10th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 10 (IANS) At least three people were injured when militants lobbed a grenade outside the residence of a Trinamool Congress candidate Tuesday in election-bound Manipur, police said.It was ... Read more...

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Aurangabad crowd goes berserk over Priyanka, Shahid (With Images)


January 10th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) It became a Herculean task for Kunal Kohli to shoot a song sequence with Shahid Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra for his tentatively titled "Teri Meri ... Read more...

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Male spiders eavesdrop to beat rivals


January 8th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 8 (IANS) Male spiders often eavesdrop on their rivals, using their 'secrets' to steal their mate, behaviour which is not uncommon in human society.As male wolf spiders go ... Read more...

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Humble people more helpful


January 3rd, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 3 (IANS) Humble people rather than egotistical individuals are likely to be more forthcoming with helping others. A person's decision to help the needy is influenced by temporary ... Read more...

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Four burnt alive in Haryana accident


December 17th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panipat (Haryana), Dec 17 (IANS) Four youth from Uttar Pradesh, who were returning home after picking up one of their friends from Delhi airport, were burnt alive early Saturday after ... Read more...

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Callous capital? Passersby ignored pleas from injured, bleeding men


November 29th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) In one more instance of callousness in the national capital, two young men, brutally beaten up, lay by the roadside, bleeding, pleading for help... For ... Read more...

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Twitter as a lifesaver?


November 13th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) Twitter could become a new mode of saving lives by providing vital information about health-related matters to its growing number of users.Researchers who studied tweets on ... Read more...

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Philippine politician shot dead


November 7th, 2011 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
Manila, Nov 7 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen shot dead a 58-year-old provincial official in the Philippines Sunday, police said.Rafael Viduya, a provincial council member of Surigao del Sur province, was shot ... Read more...

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China to freeze terror funds


October 24th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 24 (IANS) China plans to freeze the funds of terrorist organisations following two attacks that have been blamed on the East Turkestan Islamic Movement whose cadres are said ... Read more...

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Four get death sentence for China terror attacks


September 15th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 15 (IANS) Four people involved in deadly terror attacks in China's Xinjiang Uygur region in July have been sentenced to death, a media report said Thursday.About 20 people ... Read more...

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Pakistan will cooperate with China to defeat terror: Zardari


August 31st, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 31 (IANS) Pakistan will cooperate with China to defeat terrorism and secessionism, said Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari.Zardari Tuesday reiterated Pakistan's commitment to root out extremism and he ... Read more...

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Anna supporters throng outside Tihar


August 17th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) After a night of candlelight vigil and sloganeering, thousands of people gathered outside the Tihar Jail here to support activist Anna Hazare who has declined ... Read more...

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Three Pakistanis killed in Britain


August 10th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Three Pakistanis were killed in Birmingham Wednesday while protecting a mosque from rioters, police said.The three were hit by a car when they were guarding the ... Read more...

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Four dead in freak multi-vehicle accident (Lead)


August 6th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Four people including two family members and two policemen were killed while seven bystanders were seriously injured early Saturday in an accident involving five vehicles, ... Read more...

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Xinjiang terror attack not good for Pakistan, says daily


August 3rd, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 3 (IANS) The terror attack in China's Xinjiang region is "not good for Pakistan", said a Pakistani daily as it noted that Beijing has claimed extremists trained here ... Read more...

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China vows crackdown over Xinjiang attacks


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 2 (IANS) China has pledged to crack down on terrorists trained in Pakistan who killed a dozen people before seven of the attackers were slain by security forces ... Read more...

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China blames Pakistan trained terrorists for Xinjiang attack


August 1st, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) China Monday blamed terrorists trained in Pakistan for an attack in its Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region that left six dead and 15 injured.State-run Xinhua news agency ... Read more...

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Fish behaviour changes in front of onlookers


July 14th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 14 (IANS) A close study of fish has shown that their behaviour with other fish gets influenced in the presence of onlookers or audience.Scientists from the universities of ... Read more...

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Delhi power station blaze doused, no casualty (Second Lead)


July 3rd, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The fire which broke out at a power sub-station near Rajghat in central Delhi Sunday has been doused, an official said. No casualty has been ... Read more...

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Sarkozy grabbed during town visit


June 30th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 30 (IANS) An assailant grabbed French President Nicolas Sarkozy and tried to pull him during a visit to a town in southern France Thursday, media reports said.An unidentified ... Read more...

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India’s Ashis Roy, 79, completes 111th marathon


June 12th, 2011 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June12 (IANS) India's grand old marathon man Ashis Roy has completed his 110th marathon in the inaugural Carmel Marathon Championship in Indiana with a timing of 6 hours 30 ... Read more...

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Madonna’s ‘I feel fat’ confession shocks Met Gala guests


May 4th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4 (ANI): Pop queen Madonna recently shocked guests at the prestigious Met Gala Benefit in New York when she confessed that she felt 'fat' in her red carpet gown.The ... Read more...

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Sikh Americans welcome Osama killing, worried about backlash


May 4th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) The Sikh community in America has welcomed the killing of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden but voiced concern that it could revive old prejudices ... Read more...

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Olivia Munn shocks onlookers by cursing group at Las Vegas nightclub


April 25th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 25 (ANI): Actress Olivia Munn is said to have shocked onlookers at a Las Vegas nightclub when she cursed at a group there.Munn, 30, was at Pure nightclub in ... Read more...

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