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Odisha CM defends decision on coal block recommendation


September 13th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 13 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday defended the recommendation he had made in 2002 for the allotment of a coal block to a private company.After coming ... Read more...

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Essar sets high target of methane extraction in Bengal


August 8th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) Integrated energy firm Essar Energy has set a target of extracting 1 trillion standard cubic metres per day of coal bed methane (CBM) gas from 600 ... 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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African in coma: Badal tells police to spare no one (Lead, Changing dateline)


July 6th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 6 (IANS) Reacting to the news of a young African man lying in coma after being beaten up in Jalandhar in April, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh ... Read more...

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Police question elusive CPI-M leader (Lead, Changing dateline)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 4 (IANS) CPI-M leader M.M Mani was Wednesday questioned for around five hours in Idukki in Kerala for claiming that his party had killed four political rivals.Mani, who ... Read more...

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Libya to seek ex spy chief’s extradition (Lead, Changing Dateline)


March 18th, 2012 - 7:43 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 18 (IANS) Tripoli will ask Mauritania to extradite Libya's former intelligence chief arrested in the capital city of Nouakchott, an official said.The Libyan official stated it Saturday after ... Read more...

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EU decides to withdraw all envoys to Belarus (Lead, Changing Dateline)


February 29th, 2012 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Feb 29 (IANS) The European Union decided to withdraw all of its envoys to Belarus after the latter asked the head of the EU delegation to Belarus and the ... Read more...

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Indian students, teachers visit Pakistan (Lead, Changing dateline)


February 16th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Feb 16 (IANS) A 19-member team of Indian students and teachers arrived here Thursday evening on a five-day visit that will take them to three leading schools and some ... Read more...

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Rushdie should have been allowed to come: Jaitley (Lead, changing dateline)


January 24th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, Jan 24 (IANS) Slamming the government for "bowing to fundamentalists", Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley Tuesday said controversial author Salman Rushdie should have been allowed to ... Read more...

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Omar says CISF firing ‘inexcusable’, promises justice (Lead, Changing dateline)


January 3rd, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 3 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday met the family of the student killed in CISF firing and said he would leave no stone ... Read more...

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-il dies on train (Lead, changing dateline)


December 19th, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, Dec 19 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-il died Saturday during a train journey "from a great mental and physical strain". He was 69, the country's official KCNA news ... Read more...

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Nagas warn of fresh action as PM visits Manipur


December 3rd, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Dec 3 (IANS) The United Naga Council, which recently lifted the over 100-day economic blockade of Manipur, Saturday warned of fresh action if their land is "bifurcated". The ... Read more...

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Chidambaram, Antony need to concur on AFSPA: Khurshid


October 25th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Differences in the central government over withdrawing the special powers for the armed forces in Jammu and Kashmir came out in the open Tuesday, ... Read more...

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NIA raids suspects’ residences in Jammu, Kishtwar


October 19th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 19 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency probing the Sep 7 Delhi blast Wednesday searched the residences of one of the suspects, Wasim Malik, both at Jammu and his ... Read more...

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South City Projects to foray into Sri Lanka


September 6th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) South City Projects (Kolkata) Ltd, one of the fastest growing real estate firms in eastern India, will foray into the real estate sector in Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Ravi Shankar, Hegde want Anna to end fast


August 27th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 27 (IANS) Art of Living founder and spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has urged Anna Hazare to end his fast before 6 p.m. Saturday, while former ... Read more...

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RPI activists attacked my home, office: Prakash Jha (Lead, changing dateline)


August 6th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha said activists of the Republican Party of India (RPI) attacked his home and office here Saturday to protest against the release of ... Read more...

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Mild quake in parts of Kerala (Lead, Changing dateline)


July 26th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 26 (IANS) A mild tremor measuring 3.8 on the Richter scale Tuesday hit Idukki and parts of Kottayam district of Kerala.The quake was also reported near the Mullaperiyar ... Read more...

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Ramdev says campaign will continue, reaches Haridwar (Third Lead, Changing Dateline)


June 14th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Haridwar, June 14 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev was back here Tuesday after being discharged from a Dehradun hospital. He said his campaign against corruption will continue and the "sacrifices" ... Read more...

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Ramdev reaches Hardwar to heroe’s welcome (Second Lead, Changing dateline)


June 5th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hardwar, June 5 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Sunday reached here to a hero's welcome after he was ordered to leave New Delhi following a police crackdown after midnight ... Read more...

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Three LeT militants killed in Kashmir gunbattle (Lead changing dateline)


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 3 (IANS) Three separatist guerrillas, including a top commander of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), were killed in an overnight gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town, police said Friday.According ... Read more...

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US condemns Shahzad murder (Lead, changing dateline)


June 1st, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 1 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has denounced the abduction and murder of Pakistani journalist Saleem Shahzad."The US strongly condemns the abduction and killing of reporter ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s wife in ICU after heart attack (Lead, changing dateline)


May 14th, 2011 - 4:42 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 14 (IANS) Egyptian former president Hosni Mubarak's wife, Suzanne Thabet, was moved to an intensive care unit after suffering a heart attack Friday, Xinhua quoted the Egyptian state ... Read more...

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Suicide bombing kills 36 mourners at Pakistan funeral (Third Lead, Changing dateline)


March 9th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Peshawar, March 9 (IANS) Terror struck Pakistan again Wednesday when 36 mourners gathered for a funeral were killed in a suicide bombing in a village near this town.At least ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh high court dismisses Binayak Sen’s bail plea (Lead, Changing Dateline)


February 10th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bilaspur, Feb 10 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh High Court Thursday dismissed the bail application of human rights activist Binayak Sen, who has been sentenced to life imprisonment for sedition and links with Maoists.A ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Lahore suicide blast (Lead, Changing dateline)


January 25th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 25 (IANS) At least seven people, including two policemen, were killed and 33 others were injured in a suicide blast near a congregation in Lahore, a media report said.Police confirmed ... Read more...

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26 of marriage party killed (Lead, Changing dateline)


December 14th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, Dec 14 (IANS) As many as 26 people returning from a wedding feast died Tuesday when their vehicle fell into a tank near this Karnataka city, police said.The vehicle was on ... Read more...

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Three bombs defused in Allahabad (Lead, Changing dateline)


December 9th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, Dec 9 (IANS) Two days after a terror attack in Varanasi killed a girl child, police Thursday recovered and defused three crude bomb here in Uttar Pradesh.The bombs were found in ... Read more...

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Gas leak kills one in Maharashtra (Lead, Changing dateline)


November 16th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) An engineer working in a pharmaceutical company in Maharashtra died Tuesday following a gas leak in its manufacturing plant, police said.The gas leak occurred on the second floor ... Read more...

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Mary Hart Replaced by Nancy O’Dell on Entertainment Tonight


November 10th, 2010 - 11:53 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nancy O’Dell , who is the former co-anchor from the television show ‘Access Hollywood’ is all set to replace Mary Hart, on ‘Entertainment Tonight as the former ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda English language magazine published


October 13th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Oct 13 (IANS/AKI) Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has posted the second issue of its English-language magazine "Inspire" to jihadist forums, US intelligence website SITE reports.The 74-page issue with a Oct ... Read more...

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Krishna, Qureshi have another chance encounter (Lead, Changing Dateline)


September 28th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar New York, Sep 28 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has had a second chance encounter with his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi here, but it was still not ... Read more...

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Norwegian journalist gets unprecedented access to Taliban army for first time


August 27th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.27 (ANI): A Norwegian journalist has claimed that he had been granted unprecedented access to the Taliban army for the first time. Paul Refsdal claimed that Taliban leader Commander Dawran ... Read more...

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62 dead, 128 injured in Karachi violence (Lead, changing dateline)


August 4th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Karachi, Aug 4 (IANS) At least 62 people have died and 128 have been injured as angry mobs stalked the streets of Pakistan's largest and most volatile city in ... Read more...

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Iran president escapes attack (Lead, Changing dateline)


August 4th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 4 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad escaped an assassination attempt Wednesday when a blast hit one of the vehicles of his cavalcade, a media report said. Iran's Press TV, however, ... Read more...

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