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Nineteen prisoners attempt group suicide in Russia


August 14th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Nineteen inmates of a correctional facility in Russia's eastern Siberian republic of Yakutia have attempted to commit suicide by cutting their veins, the regional prosecutor's ... Read more...

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Mexico, US launch programme to detect nuclear materials


July 26th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 26 (IANS/EFE) A programme to improve the detection and interdiction of illegal shipments of nuclear materials has been successfully implemented at Mexico's four main ports, the US ... Read more...

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Committee formed to reinstate sacked Air India pilots, court told


July 13th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) A committee has been formed for the reinstatement of terminated Air India pilots, the Delhi High Court was informed Friday.Deputy Chief Labour Commissioner S.K. Chand ... Read more...

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China to use chicken army to fight locusts


July 7th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 7 (IANS) An "army of chickens" will be employed by the administration of a Chinese province to fight locusts in its pastureland.Gansu province in northwest China will send ... Read more...

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Russia, France to jointly build armoured vehicle


June 30th, 2012 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and France will jointly build a new armoured infantry vehicle, Russian arms export monopoly Rosoboronexport said.Igor Sevastyanov, the company's deputy chief, said he was ... Read more...

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Human foot and hand mailed to Vancouver schools


June 6th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Vancouver, June 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Packages containing human foot and hands were mailed to schools in Vancouver. Police officials are investigating the case and they are yet to ascertain whether these packages ... Read more...

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Human remains found in packages mailed to Canada schools


June 6th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, June 6 (IANS) Human remains were discovered in separate packages mailed to two schools in this Canadian city Tuesday afternoon, police said.It remains unclear if the packages are related ... Read more...

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Chinese official sentenced for embezzlement


June 5th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 5 (IANS) A Chinese official in Henan province who bought a limousine for her husband with money she embezzled was sentenced to 12 years in jail, it was ... Read more...

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Chinese airline employee alleges rape by senior


May 10th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) A woman employee of a Chinese airlines has alleged that she was raped by one of her superiors in the firm's office in Beijing.Xiamen Airline ground ... Read more...

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Corruption a major threat: ex-army officer


May 5th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, May 5 (IANS) Corruption and criminalization of politics are the greatest threats to internal security, former deputy chief of army staff Lt Gen N.S. Malik has said.On Friday, he ... Read more...

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Chinese official given death for taking bribe


April 27th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) A 60-year-old former political advisor in a Chinese province was Friday sentenced to death for taking around $2 million in bribes and sanctioning projects in return. ... Read more...

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US, Philippines troops stage war games


April 25th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, April 25 (IANS) Around 100 American and Filipino troops Wednesday staged a mock assault at Palawan beach in the Philippines as part of a joint military exercise.Filipino naval vessel ... Read more...

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Chinese official gets death term for graft


April 24th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) A former official in Chinese metropolis Shanghai has been sentenced to death for taking bribes exceeding 15 million yuan (around $2.5 million).Chen Meng, former deputy chief ... Read more...

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Among colleagues, Indian Army chief’s popularity intact


April 15th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The better part of Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh's over two-year tenure may have been marked by controversies ranging from his age records ... Read more...

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Peaceniks counter ULFA with volleyball


April 6th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 6 (IANS) To counter the anti-talk faction of the ULFA which marks its raising day Saturday, former rebels are organising a two-day volleyball tournament.The raising day will be ... Read more...

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(VM) Indian Army women’s team to scale Mount Everest


March 12th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Women in the Indian Army may not be deployed on combat roles but they will soon prove they are good enough for any challenge when ... Read more...

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Indian envoys to Guyana, Guatemala, Morocco named


February 22nd, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) India Wednesday named three new envoys for its missions to Guyana, Guatemala and Morocco.Puran Mal Meena, who is a joint secretary in the external affairs ... Read more...

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Beijing reports fewer accident deaths


February 19th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 19 (IANS) A total of 1,089 people died in various accidents in Beijing last year, down 7.4 percent year-on-year, the municipality said Sunday.Among them, 924 people died in ... Read more...

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China jails soccer officials for corruption


February 18th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 18 (IANS) Thirty-nine people were Saturday given sentences ranging up to 12 years behind bars as part of China's crackdown on soccer corruption.Yang Yimin, former deputy chief ... Read more...

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Iran to install fuel rods in n-reactor Wednesday


February 15th, 2012 - 1:46 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will insert its first domestically-produced nuclear fuel rods into a research reactor in Tehran Wednesday, a top Iranian official said Tuesday."Because western countries were ... Read more...

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Putin’s poll office to cooperate with election monitors


February 3rd, 2012 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's election campaign office has said it will cooperate with the League of Voters, a public movement formed after December's vote protests, ... Read more...

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India, US Sikh group object to Golden Temple comments


January 25th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) As India officially took up the issue of popular TV show host Jay Leno's objectionable depiction of the Golden Temple in Amritsar, a US based Sikh ... Read more...

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Eight killed as car hits pedestrians in Jakarta


January 22nd, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarata, Jan 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least eight people, including a child, were killed and four injured after a minivan hit 12 pedestrians in Indonesian capital Jakarata.The accident occurred when ... Read more...

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Iran blames CIA for Iranian nuclear official’s killing


January 16th, 2012 - 4:05 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 16 (IANS) Iran has accused US intelligence agency CIA of being involved in the assassination of Iranian nuclear official.In a protest letter to the US government, the Iranian ... Read more...

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Britain condemns killing of Iran n-scientist


January 12th, 2012 - 4:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) Britain has condemned the killing of an Iranian nuclear scientist in Tehran and called for a negotiated solution to concerns about its nuclear program."We condemn the ... Read more...

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Chinese envoy meets Krishna on Indian traders plight


January 4th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Chinese envoy Zhang Yan Wednesday met External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna and assured him about the safety of two Indian businessmen who were tortured and ... Read more...

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India protests ill-treatment of diplomat in China


January 2nd, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) India Monday summoned the Chinese deputy chief of mission here to lodge a protest over the alleged ill-treatment of an Indian diplomat in Shanghai ... Read more...

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Five troopers killed in Pakistan suicide bombing


December 24th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 24 (IANS) At least five troopers were killed and 12 injured early Saturday when a suicide bomber drove his vehicle packed with explosives into a paramilitary camp ... Read more...

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No talks with Taliban: Rehman Malik


December 12th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 12 (IANS) The government would not hold talks with Pakistani Taliban, which is responsible for a string of terror attacks, until the terrorists surrender, said Interior Minister ... Read more...

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No need for extra stimulus to boost growth: Montek


December 2nd, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Even as the Indian economy registered its slowest quarterly growth in over two years, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia Friday said there is ... Read more...

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India-China defence dialogue next month: Krishna


November 29th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Days after the postponement of the India-China boundary talks, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Tuesday that the high-level defence dialogue with Beijing that is ... Read more...

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Pakistan honours Chinese general


November 24th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 24 (IANS) Pakistan conferred a top award on a Chinese general for promoting friendship between the two countries.President Asif Ali Zardari Wednesday conferred Nishan-i-Imtiaz (Military) upon General Hou ... Read more...

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China probes schoolgirl’s suicidal jump


November 22nd, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 22 (IANS) Authorities in China are probing the death of a 13-year-old schoolgirl who is suspected to have jumped to her death last week following corporal punishment meted ... Read more...

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India protests US depiction of Kashmir as Pakistani territory


November 21st, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) India Monday protested to the US after the State Department website depicted parts of Jammu and Kashmir as Pakistani territory and strongly reaffirmed that the ... Read more...

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Maoist hawks ask Nepal PM to scrap trade pact with India


October 24th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 24 (IANS) The new trade pact inked by Nepal's Maoist Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai during his just-concluded visit to India has come under fire with the hawks in ... Read more...

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