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At least 16 bodies found in northern Mexico


September 17th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by BNO News
NUEVO LAREDO, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- At least sixteen bodies were found, including one hanging from a bridge, in northern Mexico, local authorities said Friday.At around 8 a.m. local time, authorities received ... Read more...

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Four more held for moral policing in Karnataka


July 30th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 30 (IANS) Karnataka Police Monday arrested four more people in connection with the alleged assault on college-going boys and girls partying Saturday at a home-stay in Mangalore, ... Read more...

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Eight arrested for moral policing in Karnataka


July 29th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 29 (IANS) Eight activists of the Hindu Jagarana Vedike were arrested in Karnataka for allegedly beating up five girls and eight boys at a weekend party on Mangalore's ... Read more...

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Girls thrashed at Karnataka’s Mangalore for partying


July 28th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 28 (IANS) In shocking incident of moral policing, young women attending a party at a resort in Karnataka's coastal city of Mangalore were Saturday slapped, pulled by their ... Read more...

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Chinese city set to become major shipping hub


July 25th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) China plans to turn its coastal city of Xiamen facing the Taiwan Strait into a major shipping hub.Part of the plan is to build a 100,000-tonne ... Read more...

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Motorsports: Sasikumar takes lead in Mahindra Monsoon Challenege


July 20th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore (Karnataka), July 20 (IANS) T. Sasikumar (co-driver M Prakash) took a slender three-second lead at the end of the first leg in the Mahindra Monsoon Challenge Rally in association ... Read more...

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700 year-old gold coins found in Israel


July 9th, 2012 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, July 9 (IANS) In what appears to be one of the largest-ever such finds, a rare cache of gold coins valued at over $100,000 has been recovered from an ... Read more...

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China mourns death of Indian doctor’s wife


June 29th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) China Friday expressed condolences over the death of Indian doctor Dwarkanath Kotnis's Chinese wife Guo Qinglan. Guo, a Chinese woman who married Kotnis in November 1941, ... Read more...

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15 killed in fire at Vizag Steel Plant (Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 14 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed and 20 others injured in a major fire that broke out at the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant Wednesday night, witnesses said.The ... Read more...

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15 killed in fire at Vizag steel plant


June 14th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 13 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed and several others injured in a major fire that broke out in Visakhapatnam Steel Plant Wednesday night, witnesses said.The fire ... Read more...

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Assad orders formation of new government


June 6th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, June 6 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ordered former agriculture minister Riyad Farid Hijab to form a new government for the conflict-stricken country, state-run SANA news agency reported Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Radioactive waste from Japan shipped to China


June 5th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 5 (IANS) China has intercepted 1,127 tonnes of waste metals from Japan with excessive gamma radiation that was shipped to the eastern coastal city of Ningbo, customs officials ... Read more...

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Vasco da Gama defeat Lanus 2-1 in Copa Libertadores


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 3 (IANS) First-half goals from Alecsandro and Diego Souza were enough to give Brazil's Vasco da Gama a 2-1 victory over Lanus in their Copa Libertadores ... Read more...

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Vasco da Gama defeat Lanus 2-1 in Copa Libertadores


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 3 (IANS) First-half goals from Alecsandro and Diego Souza were enough to give Brazil's Vasco da Gama a 2-1 victory over Lanus in their Copa Libertadores ... Read more...

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Corinthians to play Emelec without center-back Marquinhos


May 1st, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 1 (IANS) Brazilian club Corinthians will play Ecuador's Emelec in Copa Libertadores without defender Marquinhos, who has been barred from leaving the country.Marquinhos, 17, was told ... Read more...

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Park Hyatt hotel opens in Hyderabad


April 27th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 27 (IANS) Hyatt Hotels Corp opened India's first city Park Hyatt hotel in the Andhra Pradesh capital Friday.The premium luxury hotel, which has come up in upscale ... Read more...

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Five dead in China building fire


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) At least five people were killed after a fire broke out in a residential building in eastern China's Shandong province, officials said.The accident took place Saturday ... Read more...

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China to end state monopoly in banks


April 5th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 5 (IANS) China's top leadership has agreed to reduce, if not break, the state's banking monopoly, Premier Wen Jiabao has said.This is the first time Beijing acknowledged the ... Read more...

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Pirates free Briton after six months


March 21st, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) A British woman who was kidnapped from a resort island on the Kenyan coast six months ago has been released, The Telegraph reported Wednesday.Judith Tebbutt, 56, ... Read more...

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Submarine cable fault affects Internet services in east Africa


February 28th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Feb 28 (IANS) A fibre-optic undersea cable cut has severely disrupted east Africa's high-speed internet services after a ship dropped its anchor onto the cables off the Kenyan coastal ... Read more...

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Kerala chosen best tourism destination second year running


February 18th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 18 (IANS) For the second year running, Kerala has been rated as the best tourist destination in India by a Nielsen survey.The survey, conducted by Nielsen for Outlook ... Read more...

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Kerala best tourist destination, shows survey


February 18th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 18 (IANS) For the second year running, Kerala has been rated the best tourist destination in the country, according to a survey.The survey says: "Kerala topping the list ... Read more...

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44 die in Philippine quake


February 6th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Feb 6 (IANS) At least 44 people were killed after an earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter scale jolted a central Philippines province Monday, Xinhua quoted a military official ... Read more...

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Pharma company Granules India’s net profit up 42 percent


January 24th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 24 (IANS) Granules India Ltd., a fast growing pharmaceutical manufacturing company, has posted growth of 42 percent in its net profit for the third quarter ended Dec 31.The ... Read more...

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Krishna unveils rail project in Sri Lanka


January 19th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), Jan 19 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Thursday unveiled the first phase of a railway project in southern Sri Lanka being built with financial aid ... Read more...

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15 die due to severe cold in Andhra (Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh is in the grip of the most severe cold wave in its recorded history which has claimed 15 lives during the last two ... Read more...

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Cold wave claims 15 lives in Andhra Pradesh


January 17th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh is in the grip of the most severe cold wave in its recorded history which during the last two days has claimed 15 ... Read more...

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Thieves slide out ATM on watermelon rinds!


January 11th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Jan 11 (IANS/EFE) A gang of thieves entered a store in Colombia's Barranquilla city and, after subduing a security guard, used watermelon rinds to slide an ATM machine out ... Read more...

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Thousands of Syrians rally in support of Assad


November 19th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Nov 18 (IANS) Thousands of Syrians thronged a main Syrian square Friday to express support to President Bashar al-Assad and to express discontent with the Arab League's decision to ... Read more...

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Rs.120 billion petroleum refinery to come up in Andhra


November 17th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 17 (IANS) Amerind Petroleum Private Limited (Amerind) proposes to set up a nearly Rs.120 billion petroleum refinery near Visakhapatnam, in joint technical collaboration with US-based American Industrial Corporation ... Read more...

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Bus overturns in eastern Egypt, killing 11 Hungarian tourists


November 8th, 2011 - 3:40 am ICT by BNO News
CAIRO (BNO NEWS) -- Eleven Hungarian tourists were killed and dozens more were injured when a bus overturned in the Egyptian coastal city of Hurghada, the state-owned Al-Ahram newspaper reported on Monday.The ... Read more...

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Fire-stricken ferry sinks off Jordanian coast


November 7th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by BNO News
AMMAN (BNO NEWS) -- An Egyptian ferry boat which caught fire off the coast of Jordan last week has sunk, state-run media reported on Monday. The blaze killed one passenger and injured ... Read more...

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Vizag civic staff to cycle to work once a week


October 31st, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 31 (IANS) In an attempt to create public awareness against vehicular pollution, municipal employees in Andhra Pradesh's coastal city of Visakhapatnam Monday pedalled their way to the office.Leading ... Read more...

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Marc Antony seeking new talent in Costa Rica


October 27th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
San Jose, Oct 27 (IANS/EFE) Salsa singer Marc Anthony arrived at the Costa Rican city of Limon to hold auditions for the television talent search program "Q' Viva! The ... Read more...

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Libyan NTC member doubts Gaddafi death account


October 23rd, 2011 - 9:39 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Oct 23 (IANS) A member of Libya's National Transitional Council (NTC) has raised doubts over the exact circumstances of the death of former leader Muammar Gaddafi, Al Jazeera reported."Gaddafi ... Read more...

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