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US drone strike kills 4 in northwest Pakistan


September 1st, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 1 (IANS) At least four people were killed and two others injured on Saturday morning when a US drone launched attacks in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region of North ... Read more...

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Mother, daughters jump to death in Kolkata


August 31st, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) A 75-year-old woman and her two daughters jumped to their death from a high rise building in Kolkata's South City, police said Friday."Amita Mukherjee and her ... Read more...

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Government gives details of Sukma shootout that killed 17


August 8th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) An intelligence report on top Maoist leaders' meeting in Sukma in Chhattisgarh had led security forces mount the June 28 operation, but the police parties ... Read more...

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Mamata, Left clash over Assam refugees


July 27th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 27 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday attacked the Left after it disputed her claim that the state had taken every possible step to provide ... Read more...

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Mantralaya fire: toll climbs to three (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) The death toll in the major fire that swept the Maharashtra Mantralaya or secretariat here rose to three, an official of the city disaster control said.While ... Read more...

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Two killed, 16 injured in Mantralaya fire (Intro Night Lead) (With images)


June 22nd, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Two people were killed and 16 others were injured when a major fire swept the Maharashtra Mantralaya or secretariat here Thursday, with officials saying late Thursday ... Read more...

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Two dead in Mantralaya fire


June 22nd, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Two dead bodies were recovered from the sixth floor of the Mantralaya or the Maharashtra secretariat as the fire fighters were late Thursday still engaged in ... Read more...

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Dead obese woman’s body fat starts fire in a crematorium


June 6th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Graz, June 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In some bizarre news, a dead obese woman had so much body-fat that it triggered off a fire in the crematorium. The dead woman weighed more than ... Read more...

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800 men carried out Syria’s Houla massacre


May 31st, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, May 31 (IANS) The head of an inquiry committee into a massacre in Syria's Houla village has said preliminary investigations indicate that about 800 heavily armed men carried ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh’s government hospitals to transport dead bodies home for free


May 30th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 30 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh Health Department will transport home the dead bodies of poor patients who die in government hospitals for free, with Chief Minister Raman Singh ... Read more...

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19 years on, water woes continue to haunt Taj city


May 21st, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 21 (IANS) Nineteen years after many people died in a water tragedy that struck the Taj city, residents of Agra continue to battle water pollution in the Yamuna ... Read more...

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Search resumes for Assam ferry tragedy victims


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 2 (IANS) While the district administration Wednesday resumed the search operation with the help of Border Security Force (BSF) and National Disaster Rescue Force (NDRF) personnel for the ... Read more...

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18 killed in Nigerian university attack


April 30th, 2012 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, April 30 (IANS) At least 18 people, including two university professors, were killed at a university in Nigeria's northern city of Kano during a church service, said ... Read more...

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Two labourers run over by train


April 26th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, April 26 (IANS) Two labourers were run over and dragged 50 metres by a train in Ghaziabad Thursday morning on the Delhi-Moradabad railway track, police said.The SP City S.S. ... Read more...

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Husband murders wife, daughters, kills self in Gurgaon


April 20th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 20 (IANS) After a heated argument with his wife over her work, a man murdered her and their two minor daughters before committing suicide earlier this week, police ... Read more...

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Two leopards found dead in UP


March 26th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 26 (IANS) Two leopards were found dead in the jungles of Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich district, officials said Monday.According to forest officials, the post-mortem report of the wild cats ... Read more...

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Maoists torture and kill two cops at public court


February 26th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 26 (IANS) The outlawed group Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) killed two Chhattisgarh home guards at a 'jan adalat' people's court in an undisclosed forested pocket in restive ... Read more...

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Dead woman married twice in China


February 22nd, 2012 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 22 (IANS) Investigators in China's Hebei province are shocked after coming across a bizarre incident in which a woman's corpse was married twice.During this year's Spring Festival, a ... Read more...

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Triple murder in Ghaziabad, two held


January 4th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Jan 3 (IANS) Two people have been held for the murder of a migrant worker's wife and her teenaged sister and brother in their house in Ghaziabad Tuesday, police ... Read more...

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Sip of death leaves families bereft of hope


December 15th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Diamond Harbour (West Bengal), Dec 15 (IANS) Sisters mourn their brothers, the old and infirm grieve inconsolably for their sons who used to earn for the family, and new widows ... Read more...

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Unrest at AMRI as locals stop van carrying ‘bodies’


December 11th, 2011 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) Fresh trouble broke out at the AMRI Hospital here Saturday as locals scuffled with police after a loaded van tried to move out. The locals claimed ... Read more...

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AMRI hospital fire: Relatives fight tears, anger at morgue


December 9th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) "I know this is not him," murmured a young wife each time she removed the white satin covering the face of those killed in Kolkata's ... Read more...

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Mamata has killed Kishenji: Varavara Rao


November 26th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Midnapore (West Bengal), Nov 26 (IANS) Maoist ideologue P. Varavara Rao Saturday claimed that slain rebel leader Kishenji was killed in a 'staged encounter' and held West Bengal Chief ... Read more...

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Suicide by three of a family: Food samples sent for tests


November 10th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Nov 9 (IANS) Food samples and other articles collected from the spot where a woman and her two daughters committed suicide here have been sent for forensic tests, police ... Read more...

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69 die in Nigeria attacks, UN condemns it (Lead)


November 6th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Accra/United Nations, Nov 6 (IANS) At least 69 people have been killed in bomb and gun attacks, blamed on an Islamist militant group, in two towns in Nigeria, the Red ... Read more...

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UN Security Council condemns bomb attacks in Nigeria


November 6th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 6 (IANS) The UN Security Council has condemned the bomb attacks in northern Nigeria, which left about 100 people dead, and reiterated that "terrorism in all its ... Read more...

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Over 100 killed in northern Nigeria bomb attacks


November 5th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Damaturu (Nigeria), Nov 5 (IANS) Gunmen suspected to be members of the Boko Haram sect Friday launched bloody bomb attacks in Damaturu, capital of Nigeria's northeast Yobe State, killing over ... Read more...

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Arunachal bridge collapse: Three bodies found


October 30th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, Oct 30 (IANS) Three dead bodies were recovered while 14 people are still missing as rescue workers managed to pull out at least 58 people, of whom 30 were ... Read more...

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16 killed in Orissa floods


September 11th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 11 (IANS) Floods triggered by heavy rains over the past week and huge discharge of water from Hirakud dam have killed at least 16 people in Orissa and ... Read more...

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Mass grave of 40 found in Iraq


September 10th, 2011 - 6:26 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Sep 10 (IANS) Iraqi police have found a mass grave containing 40 dead bodies, Xinhua reported.The grave was found in the central Salah ad Din province Friday, said ... Read more...

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Man burns wife, children alive


September 3rd, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 3 (IANS) In a gruesome incident, a man burnt his wife and two children alive in Jharkhand?s Palamau district after a quarrel over his illicit relations, police said ... Read more...

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Mamata, opposition spar on skeletons recovery (Lead)


August 23rd, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) Following West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's comment that arms and skeleton recovery would continue in the state, Leader of Oposition in the assembly Surya Kant ... Read more...

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Our people are very frustrated with violence: Pakistan rights panel chief (Interview)


August 21st, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Pakistanis are "very frustrated" with the state of affairs in their country where violence and abductions are now a way of life, says the ... Read more...

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Power plants over our dead bodies, say Andhra villagers


August 3rd, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srikakulam (Andhra Pradesh), Aug 3 (IANS) Development versus environment and livelihood? The tussle is on in the lush green fields of coastal Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam district, bordering Orissa.Replicating protests and ... Read more...

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13 Pandharpur pilgrims crushed by a speeding truck


July 25th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jalna (Maharashtra), July 25 (IANS) Thirteen people were killed and more than 25 were injured as a speeding container truck lost control and crushed a group of pilgrims, walking to ... Read more...

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