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Former Miss Puerto Rico is terminally ill


September 20th, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, Sep 20 (IANS/EFE) Miss Puerto Rico 1985, Iris Matias, is suffering from terminal pulmonary hypertension which has left her bedridden and dependent on a machine connected to her ... Read more...

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Global torch relay to focus attention on Tibet


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 2 (IANS) To apprise the international community about the tense situation prevailing in Tibet, exiled Tibetans Sunday began a global tour aimed at ending the atrocities there.The second ... Read more...

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Karnataka draws action plan for drought-hit (Second Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 15 (IANS) With the state reeling under severe drought for the second consecutive year, the Karnataka government has drawn an action plan for providing succour to the affected ... Read more...

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‘Shun Tibetan New Year celebrations’


February 3rd, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 3 (IANS) Tibetan's living in exile were Friday urged to shun the Losar (Tibetan New Year) celebrations to express solidarity with those who had sacrificed their lives in ... Read more...

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Nine dead, 30 injured in Hong Kong fire


November 30th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Nov 30 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and more than 30 others injured Wednesday in a fire that lasted over seven hours in a Hong Kong ... Read more...

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Lifetime achievement award for Tibetan opera artist


October 16th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 16 (IANS) Promising to remain committed to traditional Tibetan opera, 78-year-old artist Kundeling Thupten has won the lifetime achievement award at a function here, an event organiser said ... Read more...

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UN committed to end suffering in Horn of Africa


August 26th, 2011 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Aug 26 (IANS) The UN has assured African countries that it is committed to work with them to end the suffering, currently gripping the Horn of Africa, ... Read more...

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Meghalaya to introduce health insurance scheme


August 2nd, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 1 (IANS) The Meghalaya government will introduce a health insurance scheme for those whose annual income is below Rs.5 lakh, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said Monday."The proposed insurance ... Read more...

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Norway minister thanks police for fantastic work


July 26th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 26 (IANS) Norway's justice minister has thanked the police for their "fantastic" response after the deadly bombing and shooting in the capital Oslo that led to the death ... Read more...

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Businessman shot during snatching bid


June 30th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) A businessman was shot as he tried to resist a snatching bid near a Metro station in north Delhi, police said Thursday. His condition ... Read more...

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MQM for `referendum’ after Osama killing (Lead)


May 12th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 12 (IANS) The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) is seeking the opinion of Pakistanis regarding the country's sovereign status following the killing of Osama bin Laden.MQM leader Anis Qaimkhani ... Read more...

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Abbottabad attack: MQM launches `referendum’ across Pakistan


May 12th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 12 (IANS) The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has launched a nationwide programme, which it calls a "referendum", to seek the opinion of people regarding Pakistan's sovereignty following the ... Read more...

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Help return Dalai Lama to Potala Palace, urges Lobsang Sangay


April 27th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 27 (IANS) The newly-elected Tibetan prime minister-in-exile, Lobsang Sangay, Wednesday urged "every Tibetan and friends of Tibet" to join him in their "common cause to alleviate the suffering ... Read more...

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RSS leader urges China to stop atrocities on Tibetans


April 22nd, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Apr 22 (ANI): Calling on China to stop its atrocities on monks of Ngaba Kirti monastery, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Indresh Kumar has urged Beijing to normalise situation in the ... Read more...

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Five killed in Pakistan suicide bombing (Lead)


April 4th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 4 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 20 others injured Monday in a blast that occurred near a bus stand in Pakistan's northwest district of ... Read more...

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Apex court allows iron ore export from major Karnataka ports (Lead)


February 11th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday allowed the export of the iron ore lying at major ports of Karnataka after the state government banned its offshore movement in July ... Read more...

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Brain Fluid Drained Via Catheter, Gabrielle Giffords Needs Time Before Heading For Rehab


January 24th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center Hospital in Houston has been able to bring the critical situation of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords a bit under control. However, she ... Read more...

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Andhra Congress leaders meet PM, Sonia Gandhi to express concern over farmers’ plight


December 22nd, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.22 (ANI): A delegation of Congress MLAs from Andhra Pradesh met Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi here on Wednesday to convey the plight of ... Read more...

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Shopian residents unhappy over poor health facilities


November 25th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by ANI
By Fayaz AhmadShopian (Jammu and Kashmir), Nov.25 (ANI): Residents of Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian District have expressed unhappiness over poor health facilities at the local hospital.The hospital is the only one servicing ... Read more...

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Orissa tribal women complain of poor support after husbands demise


October 28th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
By Sarada LahangirRayagada (Orissa), Oct.28 (ANI): Tribal women in Orissa's Rayagada District have complained of poor support after losing their husbands to cholera."My husband died of diarrhoea and vomiting. My daughter also ... Read more...

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Juanes concert brings attention to violence in Colombian city


September 23rd, 2010 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Medellin (Colombia), Sep 23 (IANS/EFE) Colombian singer-songwriter Juanes organised a concert in a violent district of his home city of Medellin, where turf battles among rival gangs have killed more than 1,600 ... Read more...

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UN force holds talks with Lebanese and Israeli armies


August 5th, 2010 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, Aug 4 (DPA) Representatives of the Israeli and Lebanese armies discussed Tuesday's border clash with officials of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) Wednesday. The meeting, at UNIFIL headquarters in ... Read more...

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Sheep rearing business being revived in Kathua


August 2nd, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Pradeep SharmaKathua (Jammu and Kashmir), Aug 2 (ANI): People in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua District are returning to the sheep rearing business, as turmoil has subsided in the region.Shepherds living ... Read more...

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Omar meets PM, seeks centre’s help to calm Kashmir (Second Lead)


August 2nd, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) With the violence in the Valley killing at least 30 people since June and sparking a heated debate in parliament, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar ... Read more...

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Crippling Mumbai train strike finally ends (Roundup)


May 4th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) A 36-hour strike by suburban train drivers that crippled India's financial capital ended Tuesday evening shortly after the authorities cracked down on the strikers for causing chaos ... Read more...

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Mumbai paralysed as motormen boycott trains (Lead)


May 4th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Millions of commuters here were hit hard Tuesday as drivers of suburban trains, the city's lifeline, struck work demanding better working conditions, crippling Mumbai and creating chaos ... Read more...

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Motormen’s agitation paralyses Mumbai


May 4th, 2010 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Over seven million commuters, including office-goers and students, were severely hit Tuesday, the second day of the ongoing agitation by motormen manning Mumbai's crucial suburban trains. The agitation ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama expresses concern over plight of Tibet’s people


February 14th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 14 (IANS) The spiritual head of the Tibetan community, the Dalai Lama, Sunday once again expressed concern over the plight of people living in Tibet and asked them to put ... Read more...

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Jyoti Basu on his life and politics (Lead)


January 17th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) Veteran Marxist leader Jyoti Basu, who died here Sunday, was a man of strong views and never hesitated to speak his mind. Here are some of his ... Read more...

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Thus spake Jyoti Basu


January 17th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) Communist patriarch Jyoti Basu, who died Sunday, was a man of strong views and never hesitated to speak his mind. Here are his comments on his life ... Read more...

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Venezuela cuts electricity sales to Brazil


January 14th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 14 (IANS/EFE) Venezuela, which has implemented a nationwide power-rationing plan, has cut sales of electricity to Brazil by 20 percent, Brazilian officials said. Venezuela cut electricity sales Tuesday to ... Read more...

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Venezuela announces power-rationing plan


January 13th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Jan 13 (IANS/EFE) The Venezuelan government will begin a nationwide power-rationing plan, the electricity minister has said. Official news agency ABN cited Angel Rodriguez as saying that directors of the state-owned National ... Read more...

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Rehman Malik’s replacement as Pak Interior Minister seems imminent


December 13th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 13 (ANI): As part of the ongoing reshuffle of the Pakistani cabinet, Interior Minister Rehman Malik's much talked about portfolio change seems imminent.According to The Nation, federal Information ... Read more...

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TRS chief critical, situation in Andhra Pradesh tense


December 9th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Dec 9 (ANI): The condition of Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) chief K Chandrashekhar Rao continues to deteriorate and Andhra Pradesh was on the boil today. Rao's threat to fast unto ... Read more...

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‘Jeeva’ a letdown (Kannada Film Review)


November 28th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "Jeeva"; Director: Prabhu Srinivas; Cast: Prajwal Devaraj, Ruthwa, Guru Datt and Chandrashekhar; Music: Guru Kiran; Rating: **Prajwal Devaraj's new film "Jeeva" ends up as an ordinary fare despite ... Read more...

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