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Two toll employees on Gurgaon Expressway held for extortion


September 21st, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 21 (IANS) Two toll employees at Sirhol toll plaza on the Delhi-Gurgaon expressway were arrested for charging illegally from motorists, police said Friday.Sanjay, an employee with the Delhi-Gurgaon ... Read more...

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Gunmen execute 10 road workers in southwest Pakistan


September 15th, 2012 - 3:54 am ICT by BNO News
QUETTA, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A group of gunmen attacked workers along a road in southwestern Pakistan on Thursday before executing ten of them, police said on Friday. A previously unknown militant ... Read more...

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Villagers clash with police in Noida


September 10th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 10 (IANS) Angry villagers in Haibatpur in Noida extension Monday fought a pitched battle with the police and Noida Development Authority workers when an anti-encroachment squad tried to ... Read more...

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Spartak owner envies Zenit’s Hulk, Witsel deals


September 6th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spartak Moscow can only watch and envy the lavish transfer spending of their rivals Zenit St. Petersburg after the Russian champions bought Hulk and Axel ... Read more...

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Woman gangraped in Kolkata, one arrested


August 18th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) A man was arrested for his involvement in the alleged gangrape of a 22-year-old woman in a posh south Kolkata area, police said Saturday.According to the ... Read more...

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Nine workers killed as stadium part collapses in Tamil Nadu


August 6th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 6 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and three injured when a portion of an indoor stadium under construction at a private educational institution collapsed Monday evening ... Read more...

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Olympic cauldron extinguished for move


July 30th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The cauldron containing the Olympic flame was extinguished Sunday and the flame transferred to a lantern, organisers said Monday.The reason was to move the cauldron ... Read more...

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12 dead in China rains


July 21st, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 21 (IANS) Torrential rains that lashed large areas of China since Friday night have killed at least 12 people, authorities said Saturday.In Beijing, rainstorms left two people dead ... Read more...

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Maoists torch excavator in Odisha


July 20th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 20 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas Friday set ablaze an excavator of a construction company in Odisha's Malkangiri district, police said. It was the second such incident in the region ... Read more...

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Boy stuck in gutter for 24 hours


July 20th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) A three-year-old boy in Colombia managed to survive despite remaining stuck in a sewer for 24 hours by holding on to a pipe, a media report ... Read more...

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Russian jailed for attempt to blow up mosque


July 13th, 2012 - 5:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 21-year-old former military demolition expert from Russia's European exclave of Kaliningrad has been sentenced to three years in prison for attempting to blow up ... Read more...

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Maoists torch construction equipments in Odisha


July 10th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 10 (IANS) Maoists Tuesday set ablaze road construction equipment, including a tractor and an excavator, in Odisha's Malkangiri district to oppose the building of a road, police said.About ... Read more...

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Four injured in minor explosion in Thane


July 10th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Four people, including three women were injured in a blast in the Vasai area of Thane district Tuesday morning, police said.The explosion took place in a ... Read more...

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Abandoned pit: Gurgaon contractor gets notice


July 10th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 9 (IANS) Power utility Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam Ltd. (DHBVN) has served a termination notice on the contractor in charge of the two constructions sites of the ... Read more...

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Maoists kill BJD worker in Odisha


July 8th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 8 (IANS) Suspected Maoists have killed a worker of Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in Sundergarh district a few hours after kidnapping him, police said Sunday.The bullet-riddled ... Read more...

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Hospital fire kills patient in Brazil


July 5th, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 5 (IANS/EFE) A terminally ill patient died in a fire Wednesday at Brazil's Pedro Ernesto University Hospital, one of the most important medical facilities in Rio ... Read more...

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Shot at, security guard catches robber


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) An alert security guard managed to catch a robber from a construction site in Delhi in spite of being shot by his associates Tuesday, police ... Read more...

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Chinese couple held for burying woman alive


May 24th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 24 (IANS) A Chinese couple has been detained after they got drunk and knocked down an elderly woman and later buried her alive.It was certain the woman was ... Read more...

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AIIMS-Patna to start this year, says Ghulam Nabi Azad


May 24th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 24 (IANS) Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Thursday announced that the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) - Patna would start this year itself."I have directed the ... Read more...

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Construction firm employee found killed in Lucknow


May 14th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 14 (IANS) A construction company employee was found dead in the posh Gomtinagar area early Monday with his face battered beyond recognition, police said.The employee was identified as ... Read more...

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BJP MP demands urgent attention to Arunachal dam issue


May 9th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 9 (IANS) Rajya Sabha MP and BJP national spokesman Tarun Vijay Wednesday raised the issue of the ongoing opposition to mega dams in Arunachal Pradesh and demanded that ... Read more...

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Pamela adopts ‘desi’ homeless puppy (With image)


May 4th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Hollywood actress and model Pamela Anderson, who is also an animal rights activist, has adopted an Indian homeless puppy with the help of People for ... Read more...

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Unwitting Brazilian family used explosive device as doorstop


May 1st, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, May 1 (IANS/EFE) For 15 years a Brazilian family used a device they found buried on their farm as a doorstop without suspecting that it could be a ... Read more...

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Indian Mujahideen suspect arrested in Delhi (Lead)


March 28th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) A suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorist was arrested from east Delhi and one kg explosives and a detonator seized from him, police said Wednesday.Assadullah Rehman alias ... Read more...

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25 labourers in Gurgaon sent to jail on arson charges


March 24th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon (Haryana), March 24 (IANS) Twenty-five labourers in Gurgaon were Saturday sent to police custody for indulging in vandalism and arson at a construction site in the city Friday, police ... Read more...

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Enraged workers in Gurgaon indulge in vandalism, arson


March 23rd, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon (Haryana), March 23 (IANS) Angered over the death of a co-worker, labourers at a construction site here pelted stones at private vehicles and torched a police gypsy, police said ... Read more...

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Postman chases robbers, kills one


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 22 (IANS) A young Chinese postman who killed a robber in a car chase has been praised and rewarded by police, a report said Thursday.Police said the postman, ... Read more...

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Labourer killed at Jaipur Metro construction site


March 4th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 4 (IANS) In yet another accident at a Jaipur Metro construction site, a 24-year old labourer died after he fell off a beam here Sunday, police said.It is ... Read more...

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Congo blast kills over 100 (Second Lead)


March 4th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Brazzaville, March 4 (IANS) More than 100 people, including three Chinese workers, were killed in an explosion Sunday at a construction site in this capital of the Republic of Congo, ... Read more...

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Chinese city to preserve 1,000-year-old walls


February 27th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 27 (IANS) A city in China where 1,000-year-old walls were discovered last year has now decided to preserve them as heritage structures.The walls with a total length of ... Read more...

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Seven die in fire near Hyderabad


February 18th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 18 (IANS) Seven people were killed and about 100 huts were gutted Saturday in a massive fire which erupted after cooking gas cylinder exploded on the outskirts of ... Read more...

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Maoists set road construction vehicles ablaze


February 7th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 7 (IANS) Dozens of armed Maoists Tuesday set on fire at least four road construction vehicles in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, police officials here said.Police say that armed Maoists ... Read more...

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Two skyscrapers collapse in Brazil


January 26th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) Two high-rise buildings -- one of 20 storeys -- have collapsed in Brazil's Rio de Janeiro city, trapping at least 11 people inside, BBC reported.Streets and ... Read more...

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Clashes over road construction at Posco site, one killed


December 14th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 14 (IANS) At least one person was killed and two injured at the site of the proposed Posco steel project in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district Wednesday when clashes broke ... Read more...

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World War II shells found in China


November 28th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 28 (IANS) Workers in China's Liaoning province have found about 100 artillery shells discarded by Japanese troops during World War II, police said Monday.The shells were used with ... Read more...

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