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West Bengal paralysed due to shutdown


September 20th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Life virtually came to a standstill in West Bengal Thursday due to the Bharatiya Janata Party's shutdown call and the Left-sponsored general strike in the state.Rail ... Read more...

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British woman kidnapped in Lahore


September 10th, 2012 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) A British woman of Pakistani origin has been kidnapped in Lahore city, police said Sunday night.The 20-year-old Aisha Ali came to Lahore to attend a wedding ... Read more...

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Teachers looted on gunpoint in Gurgaon


September 6th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 6 (IANS) Seven women teachers travelling in a Maruti van were Thursday looted of cash and jewelry worth lakhs of rupees at gunpoint in daylight in a posh ... Read more...

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Quack scoops out infant’s brain during surgery in UP


September 6th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 6 (IANS) In a horrifying incident, a quack who operated on an infant at a clinic in Moradabad, 335 km from the Uttar Pradesh capital, allegedly scooped out ... 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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Mother, daughters jump to death in Kolkata


August 31st, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) A 75-year-old woman and her two daughters jumped to their death from a high rise building in Kolkata's South City, police said Friday."Amita Mukherjee and her ... Read more...

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Stopped by cops, clicked by media, Punjab girl commits suicide


August 30th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), Aug 30 (IANS) Stopped and allegedly harassed by police and photographed by the local media, a teenaged girl committed suicide Thursday in this Punjab city.Police officials said that ... Read more...

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11 terror suspects held, ‘catastrophe’ averted: Karnataka Police (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 30 (IANS) Eleven people with links to terror outfits Lashkar-e-Taiba and HUJI, and planning to assassinate leading Karnataka politicians, some journalists and Hindu leaders have been arrested in ... Read more...

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Journalist among nine held for terrorist links


August 30th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 30 (IANS) Karnataka Police have arrested nine people, one of them said to be a journalist with an English daily here, for alleged links with terrorist outfits, police ... Read more...

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19 more arrested for Mumbai violence


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Another 19 rioters have been arrested for their involvement in the violence at Mumbai's Azad Maidan Aug 11 during a massive rally taken out to protest ... Read more...

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Bengal comes out with directives for cabs, auto rickshaws


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) Concerned over complaints from the public against errant auto rickshaw and taxi drivers in the metropolis, the West Bengal government Tuesday came out with a list ... Read more...

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Bangalore set for peaceful Eid amid tight security


August 19th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 19 (IANS) Bangalore is set to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr festival in peace Monday marking the end of the month-long Ramadan fast by Muslims amid tight security, as the city ... Read more...

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Chess great Kasparov faces jail for biting cop


August 18th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian grandmaster-turned-opposition activist Garry Kasparov, who supported the jailed Pussy Riot members, can be jailed over a clash with police where he allegedly bit a ... Read more...

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Mumbai violence: Raj Thackeray demands Patil’s resignation


August 17th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) After the Bharatiya Janata Party, the Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena Friday joined the clamour for the resignations of Home Minister R.R. Patil and city ... Read more...

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Karnataka to probe rumours against northeast people


August 17th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, Aug 17 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar Friday ordered an inquiry into the rumour-mongering about alleged security threats, that triggered exodus of people from northeastern states ... Read more...

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Twelve arrested after Russia-Ivory Coast game


August 16th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Twelve people were arrested by Moscow police after a friendly football match between Russia and the Ivory Coast, city police said Thursday.A header from former ... Read more...

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Karnataka CM assures protection to northeast students (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 16 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar Thursday assured protection to students from the northeast in Bangalore as well as other parts of the state."Our police will offer ... Read more...

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Sack Maharashtra home minister: BJP


August 13th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday demanded the sacking of Maharashtra Home Minister R. R. Patil for his alleged failure to maintain law and order ... Read more...

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Tamil meet to go ahead Sunday: Karunanidhi


August 12th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 11 (IANS) With police denying permission to hold the Tamil Eelam Supporters Organisation's (TESO) public meeting and the judicial ruling expected Sunday afternoon, DMK president M.Karunanidhi Saturday said ... Read more...

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Youth arrested for blackmailing, raping minor


August 7th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 6 (IANS) A youth was arrested Monday for blackmailing a 15-year old girl on the basis of an obscene MMS showing her in compromising position and raping her ... Read more...

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Engineering graduate held in credit card fraud


August 6th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 6 (IANS) An engineering graduate was arrested for defrauding a woman of nearly Rs.1.25 lakh in Odisha by hacking her credit card, police said Monday.Saroj Kumar Tripathy, 26, ... Read more...

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Pune blasts: Sketches of suspects prepared, four detainees freed


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 3 (IANS) Two days after a series of four coordinated but low-intensity blasts rocked the city, police Friday remained tight-lipped about the progress of the investigation even as ... Read more...

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K.S. Sudarshan traced near his residence (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, Aug 3 (IANS) Former Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief K.S. Sudarshan, who was missing for about five hours after he went for a morning walk in this ... Read more...

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K.S. Sudarshan traced after missing for five hours


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, Aug 3 (IANS) Former Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) head K.S. Sudarshan, who was missing for about five hours after he went for a morning walk in this Karnataka city ... Read more...

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Eight held for moral policing in Karnataka (Lead, Changing dateline)


July 29th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore, July 29 (IANS) Eight activists of the Hindu Jagarana Vedike were arrested for allegedly beating over a dozen youths including girls at a weekend party on outskirts of this ... Read more...

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Beware of cameras while smoking in Shanghai


July 28th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 28 (IANS) In a bid to make people abide by the 'no smoking' rule at public places, police in China's Shanghai city have increased the number of surveillance ... Read more...

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Five killed in road accident in Kanpur


July 25th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 24 (IANS) Five people, including a three-year-old girl, were killed and six others injured Tuesday when a truck rammed into a private bus in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur city, ... Read more...

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Court stays trial of Italian marines till July 30


July 24th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 24 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Tuesday stopped till July 30 the trial of two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen in February.The fishermen were ... Read more...

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Woman jumps to death in Jaipur mall


July 24th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 23 (IANS) A 34-year-old woman Monday committed suicide by jumping off the fourth floor of a mall in the city, police said. A suicide note was recovered from ... Read more...

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Guwahati molestation prime accused surrenders in Varanasi


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) The prime accused in the Guwahati molestation case has surrendered to police in Varanasi city, police said Monday. Uttar Pradesh Police officials said Amarjyoti Kalita, who ... Read more...

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Molestation row: Gogoi asks channel to clarify stand


July 19th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 19 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Thursday said that he did not put any pressure on the former editor-in-chief of local TV news channel News Live to ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena leader killed in Pune


July 17th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, July 17 (IANS) A Shiv Sena leader was killed by unidentified assailants as he was returning home from the party office on the outskirts of the city, police said ... Read more...

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Parliamentarian among 20 killed in Afghanistan bombing (Lead)


July 14th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 14 (IANS) At least 20 people, including an Afghan parliamentarian, were killed and 40 injured in a suicide bombing at a wedding hall in the northern Afghan ... Read more...

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Jaipur auto driver arrested for rape


July 13th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 13 (IANS) An auto driver was arrested Friday for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl for almost a month after kidnapping her from bus stand in the city, police ... Read more...

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Fire in Kolkata’s Burrabazar market


July 8th, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) A fire broke out in Kolkat's Burrabazar, one of the largest wholesale markets in India, Saturday night, police said. There were no reports of any casualty ... Read more...

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