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Uday Shankar’s classic ‘Kalpana’ heads to Cannes


April 27th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Well-known dancer and choreographer Uday Shankar's 1948 directorial debut "Kalpana" has been chosen for screening at the Cannes Classics 2012 programme, which showcases restored prints ... Read more...

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Fugitive held in Britain after framing his wanted poster


April 22nd, 2012 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) A convict on the run from a British jail was caught by police during a raid when it was found that he had framed his wanted ... Read more...

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Social media powering modern protests, note experts


April 17th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) From the Pink Chaddi campaign in 2009 to the Kashmir uprisings or the Arab Spring later, internet has given new means of expression to ... Read more...

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Tornadoes slam Texas


April 5th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) Tornadoes have ripped through the US state of Texas, tossing tractor-trailers like toys, forcing airlines to cancel flights and causing widespread damage, CNN reported Wednesday.In Lancaster, ... Read more...

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14 dead in Pakistan violence (Lead)


April 3rd, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 3 (IANS) At least 14 people were Tuesday killed in sectarian violence in Pakistan.Ten bus passengers, believed to be Shia Muslims, were shot dead in Bonar Das area ... Read more...

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10 bus passengers shot dead in Pakistan


April 3rd, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 3 (IANS) At least 10 bus passengers were shot dead Tuesday in northern Pakistan after they were ordered to disembark from the vehicle.The attackers stopped the bus in ... Read more...

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Andhra town tense after communal violence (Lead)


March 30th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 30 (IANS) The situation remained tense in Sangareddy town of Andhra Pradesh Friday following a night of communal clashes.Police, which had imposed a curfew Thursday night to ... Read more...

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One killed in clash over Rajoana, curfew in Gurdaspur (Lead)


March 29th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Gurdaspur (Punjab), March 29 (IANS) Curfew was imposed here Thursday after one person was killed and another received bullet injuries when police fired to break up a clash between two ... Read more...

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12 killed in Mali mutiny


March 24th, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Bamako (Mali), March 23 (IANS) At least 12 people died in the confrontation between Mali's mutinous soldiers and the presidential guards, police said Friday.A curfew has been imposed in several ... Read more...

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People clash with police, dozen injured in Kashmir town


March 15th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 15 (IANS) Over a dozen people, including six policemen, were injured Thursday when police resorted to a baton charge to disperse a procession in Jammu and Kashmir's border ... Read more...

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Osama’s Pakistan hideout razed


February 27th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 27 (IANS) The imposing compound in Pakistan's Abbottabad city where Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was hunted down and killed by US commandos last year has been ... Read more...

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Indian among 160 killed in Nigeria terror attack (Second Lead)


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, Jan 22 (IANS) An Indian was killed and six Indians, including two children, were injured in a string of bombings and gun battles that savaged Nigeria's second largest city ... Read more...

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Nigeria terror attack toll rises to 162


January 22nd, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The toll in coordinated attacks by a radical Islamist group in Nigeria's northern city of Kano has risen to at least 162 people, a media ... Read more...

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Indian killed in Nigerian terror attack


January 22nd, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, Jan 22 (IANS) An Indian is among over 150 people killed in a terror attack in Nigeria's northern city of Kano.Kevalkumar Kalidas Rajput, 23, was killed, said the Indian ... Read more...

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Roadside bomb kills Pakistani soldier


December 31st, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 31 (IANS) A roadside bomb killed a Pakistani soldier and injured another Saturday in the North Waziristan tribal region, officials said.The incident took place when a convoy of ... Read more...

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Occupy protesters evicted from New York park


November 15th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 15 (IANS) Police in full riot gear moved into New York's Zuccotti Park early Tuesday, evicting hundreds of protesters from the site where the Occupy Wall Street ... Read more...

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Bajaj Auto’s October sales up 7 percent


November 2nd, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 2 (IANS) Two- and three-wheeler major Bajaj Auto Wednesday reported an increase of seven percent in its sales for October at 395,274 units compared to 370,816 units in ... Read more...

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24 killed in Cairo riots


October 10th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cairo, Oct 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Security forces in Egypt have arrested several people linked with the recent riots in the capital that has resulted in the deaths of at least 24 people ... Read more...

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Judge says jail is ‘too easy’ for crook


October 2nd, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 2 (IANS) A judge in Britain declined to jail a career criminal believing that spending time in prison would actually prove "too easy" place for him.Judge Gillian Matthews ... Read more...

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Teacher plays truant for two years, faking sickness


October 1st, 2011 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 1 (IANS) A teacher of Indian origin in Britain played truant by forging sick notes so as to excuse himself from teaching in classrooms.Kulvinder Billan, 31, forged half-a-dozen ... Read more...

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Bharatpur clash toll rises to seven


September 16th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 16 (IANS) The toll in the clash between two communities in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district rose to seven with three more bodies recovered from a well, police said ... Read more...

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Emergency was necessary, says Trinidad and Tobago PM


September 8th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Sep 8 (IANS/CMC) Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, who is of Indian origin, has said the decision to impose a state of emergency was necessary to ... Read more...

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Extra security for Ganesh procession in Hyderabad


September 7th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Additional security arrangements will be made for the Ganesh immersion processions Sunday in the wake of Wednesday's bomb blast in Delhi, police said.Hyderabad Police Commissioner A.K. ... Read more...

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Video on Facebook page threatens Trinidad and Tobago PM


August 29th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Aug 29 (IANS) A video has been posted on a Facebook page threatening Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persaad-Bissessar, said an official.Attorney General, Senator Anand Ramlogan, told ... Read more...

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No curfew for 18 hours in Moradabad now


August 18th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 18 (IANS) With the situation turning normal in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad city following a communal clash that left 12 people, including two policemen, injured, authorities Thursday ... Read more...

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Moradabad curfew to be relaxed for 16 hours


August 16th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 16 (IANS) With normalcy returning fast to the trouble-torn areas in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad city days after a communal clash left 13 people injured, the authorities Tuesday decided ... Read more...

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50 held for Uttar Pradesh communal clash


August 10th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 10 (IANS) Around 50 people have been arrested in connection with a communal clash in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad city, involving Kanwariya pilgrims and locals that left 13 people ... Read more...

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It was Hef’s way or no way: Crystal Harris


June 18th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 18 (IANS) Playboy model Crystal Harris has opened up about calling off her marriage with magazine owner Hugh Hefner and says she had little freedom at the ... Read more...

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Give ‘Khadeemaru’ a miss (Kannada Movie Review)


May 22nd, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Khadeemaru"; Director: Ha Su Rajasekhar; Cast: Deepak, Tilak, Ajith, Jagadish, Priyanka, Madhuri, Shobaraj, Adhi Lokesh and Padma Vasanthi; Producers: Amarchand Jain and Vijaya Surana; Camera: Niranjan Babu; Muisc Composer: M.S. ... Read more...

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15 dead in Pakistan check post attack (Lead)


April 22nd, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) At least 15 security personnel were killed and several others were injured when militants attacked a check post in northwest Pakistan, media reports said Friday.Militants ... Read more...

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14 security men killed in Pakistan


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) At least 14 security personnel were killed and several wounded when militants attacked a check post in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, a media report said Friday.Geo ... Read more...

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17 killed in Nigeria poll violence


April 20th, 2011 - 3:34 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, April 20 (IANS) At least 17 people have been killed in different parts of northwest Nigeria after the presidential election, medical officers said."We have at least five verified deaths ... Read more...

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Burkina Faso government dissolved amid mutiny


April 17th, 2011 - 2:49 am ICT by BNO News
OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO (BNO NEWS) -- The president of Burkina Faso has dissolved the government amid a mutiny by members of his presidential guard in the capital city Ouagadougou.Xinhua news agency reported ... Read more...

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Iraqis demand end to American occupation


April 10th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- Tens of thousands of demonstrators on Saturday took to the streets of Baghad to mark the eighth anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq and demand the departure ... Read more...

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Lucknow streets deserted on India-Pakistan match day


March 30th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 30 (IANS) Several localities here wore a deserted look Wednesday as people preferred to stay indoors and watch India play Pakistan at the cricket World Cup semifinals.Vehicles virtually ... Read more...

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