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Nationwide protests in Pakistan over power outages


August 1st, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 1 (IANS) Protests are being staged in several cities and towns of Pakistan over unabated hours-long loadshedding, Geo News reported Wednesday.In the provinces of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, ... Read more...

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Campaign against harassment of women in Ranchi


September 16th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 16 (IANS) Police have launched a campaign against harassment of women in the Jharkhand capital, stepping up presence at public places and opening helpline numbers for victims to ... Read more...

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Husain loved aloo ka paratha at Kolkata dhaba


June 10th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 10 (IANS) A "Gaja Gamini" painting still adorns the hall of Azad Hind Dhaba. But M.F. Husain, the man behind the work who loved to eat aloo ka ... Read more...

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13 years on, Mother Teresa still draws foreign tourists to Kolkata


September 3rd, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Aparajita Gupta Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) Be it soccer legend Diego Maradona, tennis star Martina Hingis or football World Cup hero Diego Forlan - they have all visited the plain two-storey Missionaries ... Read more...

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Lalu’s lacklustre first birthday out of power


June 11th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 11 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad, who is out of power after nearly two decades, turned 62 Thursday surrounded by family and leaders of his party but ... Read more...

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5 killed in D.I Khan blast


January 26th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Dera Ismail Khan, Jan 26 (ANI): A blast in Dera Ismail Khan in the North West Frontier Province of Pakistan on Monday, killed five people and left several injured. According to the ... Read more...

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39 Jamaat activists still at large, only one arrested


December 16th, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Dec 16 (ANI): Thirty-nine activists of the Jamaat-ud-Daawa, a frontal organization of the Lashkar-e-Taiba, still remain untraced. So far, Rawalpindi police have detained only one activist of JuD during crackdown ... Read more...

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Landslides, house collapses kill 32 in Shimla (Lead)


September 20th, 2008 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 20 (IANS) At least 32 people were killed in building collapses and landslides triggered by heavy rains in and around Shimla, the police said Saturday.Superintendent of Police R.M. Sharma told ... Read more...

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14 children injured in Jammu accident


April 28th, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by admin
Jammu, April 28 (IANS) Fourteen schoolchildren were injured, some of them critically, when the bus they were travelling in skidded off the road and fell into a gorge here Monday. The accident ... Read more...

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Lalu Prasad plays `kapdaphar’ Holi


March 22nd, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by admin
Patna, March 22 (IANS) Railway Minister Lalu Prasad lived up to tradition, playing his trademark 'kapdaphar' (cloth-tearing) Holi with supporters to the singing of traditional Bhojpuri songs and drum beats at his ... Read more...

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