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After Mamata blow, UPA turns to ‘Netaji’ and ‘Behenji’


September 19th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 19 (IANS) As Mamata Banerjee turned her back on UPA-II, Congress emissaries Wednesday opened fresh channels of communication with Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and BSP supremo ... Read more...

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US condemns deadly attacks in Iraq


July 24th, 2012 - 8:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) The US has strongly condemned the spate of attacks across Iraq in the last two days, the deadliest in the country since the withdrawal of US ... Read more...

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BJP’s unsavoury week ends on stormy note


August 3rd, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 3 (IANS) It was a week the BJP would like to forget.Slogan-shouting and jostling marred the election of D.V. Sadananda Gowda as the new leader of Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Lunch diplomacy fails to break parliament logjam (Roundup)


November 30th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The government and a united opposition Tuesday failed to end their 13-day standoff that has crippled parliament over the latter's demand for a parliamentary ... Read more...

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Two army officers buried under snow avalanche (Second Lead)


September 21st, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Dehradun, Sep 21 (IANS) Two Indian Army officers of a mountaineering team were killed when a snow avalanche hit their camp in Uttarakhand where torrential rains and landslides have left 66 ... Read more...

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Two army climbers buried under snow avalanche (Lead)


September 21st, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Two Indian Army officers of a mountaineering team were killed when a snow avalanche hit their camp during an expedition in Uttarakhand, an official said Tuesday. The officers, ... Read more...

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Herriman Wildfire Still Not Under Control


September 21st, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Herriman, Sep 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 580 people were accommodated in Herriman High school all through out Sunday night, as they were subjected to a wild fire, that charred 4300 ... Read more...

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World’s fattest man dies weighing 61 stone


July 8th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 08 (ANI): David Hone, the world's fattest man, has died of a heart attack.David, 48, weighing 61 stone, ate himself into the grave despite desperate efforts to get him to ... Read more...

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Congress Worker Sends Prakash Jha A ‘Polite’ Warning, Jha Won’t Be Intimidated


May 29th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): A Congress party worker from Mumbai has sent Prakash Jha a long and comprehensive letter warning him against portraying the Gandhis in an unfavourable light in ... Read more...

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158 bodies recovered from Air India crash site


May 23rd, 2010 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Mangalore, May 22 (IANS) Air India said late Saturday that 158 people were killed in the Air India Express crash at Mangalore airport and all the bodies have been recovered. "There were 160 ... Read more...

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Pammie urges Twitter followers to save U.S. bird population help in oil crisis


May 21st, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 21 (ANI): Pamela Anderson has urged her Twitter followers to help save America's bird population following the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.A massive oil leak from the exploded ... Read more...

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Stray dog Survives Double Train Hits In A Single Day


April 9th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Clinton , Apr 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The little guy just got lucky. In fact he is now on his way to recovery after he was run over by a train ... Read more...

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‘Alex Reid feels he was tricked into marrying Jordan’


February 6th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 6 (ANI): Celebrity Big Brother winner Alex Reid feels he was tricked into taking wedding vows with Jordan, according to his friends.The cross dressing cage fighter, who tied the knot ... Read more...

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Indian American fails to get son’s custody


January 2nd, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 2 (IANS) An Indian American man is making desperate efforts to get custody of his seven-year-old son, who remains untraced even after the Supreme Court ruled that the boy and ... Read more...

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Amid protests, rival Andhra MPs meet PM and Pranab (Roundup)


December 16th, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Congress MPs from Andhra Pradesh divided sharply over Telangana Wednesday lobbied with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and other party leaders as protests against the formation of ... Read more...

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3 die in a fire in Queen’s home


November 8th, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Queens, Nov 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) 3 men were killed in a fire in a Queens home’s basement when they could not escape out of the basement, due to illegal construction that ... Read more...

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Big B Promises To Do Another Film With The Nervous Sujoy Ghosh


October 31st, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaFollowing the rumors of a link-up director Sujoy Ghosh's leading lady Jacqueline Fernandes has vanished from Sujoy's life. Desperate efforts to reach her for promotional activities have proven ... Read more...

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Lehman Brothers’ collapse to be subject of BBC film


August 19th, 2009 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (DPA) The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is turning the collapse of US investment bank Lehman Brothers nearly a year ago into a TV fiction film, it was announced ... Read more...

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U.S Post Office Closures : Mailer Wailer


August 4th, 2009 - 10:57 pm ICT by GD
Thanks to the advent of new age click-and-snap communication, it is not exactly a surprise, that good old snail-mail has had lesser and lesser takers over the last decade, but now with ... Read more...

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Natalee Holloway: The Story Behind Her Disappearance


July 12th, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by GD
At 9p.m on Saturday, July 11, Lifetime networks aired the true story of Natalee Holloway and the desperate search for the truth behind her disappearance. It is a commendable effort as many ... Read more...

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DMK-Congress talks fail, Karunanidhi flies back to Chennai


May 22nd, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, May 22 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi left for Chennai Friday saying the DMK would give only outside support to the Congress-led government after talks on the ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka seeks international help as thousands flee war-zone


April 23rd, 2009 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, April 23 (IANS) Sri Lanka Thursday appealed for international assistance to provide immediate humanitarian assistance for over 103,000 civilians who have fled the northern war-zone and entered the government-controlled ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka wants international help as thousands flee war-zone (Lead)


April 23rd, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, April 22 (IANS) Sri Lanka Thursday appealed for international assistance to provide immediate humanitarian assistance to over 103,000 civilians who have fled the war-zone in the island's north since ... Read more...

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Civilians keep fleeing, army tightens noose around LTTE


April 23rd, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) Starving and wounded Tamil civilians Thursday continued to flee Sri Lanka's war zone, taking the total escapees in four days to over 103,000, with the the last of ... Read more...

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24 illegal immigrants die in Spain boat accident


February 17th, 2009 - 5:23 am ICT by IANS
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain), Feb 17 (DPA) 24 North African migrants, including a pregnant woman and many children, died when their boat capsized off the island of Lanzarote, Spanish officials ... Read more...

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Red Cross evacuates 240 wounded civilians from LTTE-held areas


February 10th, 2009 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 10 (IANS) Amid heavy clashes in Sri Lanka's northeastern Mullaitivu district, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Tuesday evacuated 240 sick and wounded civilians from rebel-held areas using ... Read more...

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LTTE seeking help of Indian leaders to escape defeat


October 19th, 2008 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Oct 19 (ANI): Sri Lankan Government has said that the Tamil tigers are making desperate efforts to rope in Indian leaders to stop the ongoing offensives against them.It is ... Read more...

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More than a million Britons will be out of job by Christmas


October 12th, 2008 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): More than a million Britons will be out of work and on the dole by next month as the toxic fallout from Black October filters down to ... Read more...

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Protesters demand immediate relief for Kandhamal victims


October 1st, 2008 - 8:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , Oct 1 (ANI): Bollywood filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt led a protest march to the United Nations information centre in New Delhi on Wednesday demanding immediate relief for the victims ... Read more...

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Iran refutes allegation of support to Iraq militants


June 19th, 2008 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 19 (IANS) Iran Thursday slammed the US media for what it called "attempts to link Iran to the terrorist attacks in Iraq', IRNA reported. "The US has given refuge to ... Read more...

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No warm-up competition for Asia Cup team


June 5th, 2008 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Desperate efforts of hockey ad-hoc committee to arrange a series at home with Pakistan to prepare the Indian team for the junior Asia Cup next month in ... Read more...

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US rapidly advancing plans to send ground troops to FATA


June 2nd, 2008 - 11:59 am ICT by admin
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Gauging the prevailing recession-like situation in Pakistan owing to soaring oil prices and political instability, the US hopes that the new PPP-led democratic government would once again ... Read more...

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Meningitis crisis grips Meghalaya


April 21st, 2008 - 11:14 am ICT by admin
By Sanjoy Hazarika Shillong, April 21 (IANS) A burst of a deadly strain of meningitis has swept the hills of Meghalaya, infecting hundreds, and officials say they are "keeping their fingers crossed" because ... Read more...

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