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Eight die in Pakistan blast


June 7th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 7 (IANS) Eight people, including two children, were killed Thursday in a massive blast outside a seminary in Pakistan's Quetta city, a media report said.The deafening explosion took ... Read more...

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Young CM reaches out to people of Jammu and Kashmir


June 7th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 7 (IANS) When Omar Abdullah became the youngest chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir at the age of 39 in 2009, his political opponents targeted him for "inexperience ... Read more...

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15 dead as dust storms lash Pakistan (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) Strong dust storms lashed various parts of Pakistan Tuesday, killing at least 15 people, including five children, media reports said.Dozens of people were injured in various ... Read more...

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Dust storms kill 10 in Pakistan


June 6th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) Strong dust storms lashed various parts of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab and Balochistan provinces Tuesday, killing at least 10 people, media reports said.Dozens of people were ... Read more...

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Dozens of mafia men held in pan-European drugs bust


June 4th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 4 (IANS/AKI) Dozens of mafia men were arrested, and six tonnes of cocaine and 10 million euros of assets were seized in an international anti-drugs operation launched Monday ... Read more...

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18th century tower crumbles in Italy


June 4th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 4 (IANS/AKI) An 18th century clock-tower that withstood the devastating earthquakes in northern Italy last month, has crumbled under the force of strong aftershocks.The Novi di Modena tower ... Read more...

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Gay parade held in Mexico


June 4th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 4 (IANS/EFE) Thousands of people and about 30 floats took part in Mexico's 34th Gay Pride Parade in the capital, where a concert marked the end of ... Read more...

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Russia calls for probe into Syrian massacre


May 30th, 2012 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has called for a probe into the recent massacre in the Syrian town of Houla."An objective and unbiased investigation of ... Read more...

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Jagan’s mother continues protest against son’s arrest


May 28th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 28 (IANS) YSR Congress party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's mother Y. S. Vijayamma Monday continued to stage a sit-in to protest her son's arrest on charges of ... Read more...

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UN chief condemns village killings in Syria


May 27th, 2012 - 6:52 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 27 (IANS) UN Secretary-general Ban Ki- moon has strongly condemned an incident of massive killings, involving women and children, which occurred Friday in a Syrian village."The Secretary-general ... Read more...

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Nearly 80 trapped in cable cars rescued


May 26th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 26 (IANS) All 78 people, including a few foreigners, trapped in cable cars at a mountain resort in China were rescued Saturday.The tourists were trapped in Guilin city ... Read more...

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6,000 displaced in Italy quake


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
Rome, May 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Small aftershocks continue to shake northern Italy causing evacuation of at least 6,000 people.A 6.0-magnitude quake north of Bologna Sunday killed seven people, injured over ... Read more...

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Maoists kill six CISF troopers, driver in Chhattisgarh (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 13 (IANS) The Maoists Sunday night carried out a deadly attack on a patrol party of paramilitary Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district in which ... Read more...

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Six troopers among seven killed by Chhattisgarh Maoists


May 14th, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 13 (IANS) The Maoists Sunday night carried out a deadly attack on a patrol party of paramilitary Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district in which ... Read more...

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Now, a ‘No-Go zone’ between former East, West Germany


May 13th, 2012 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 13 (IANS) A part of the border between erstwhile East and West Germany may be declared a "no-go zone" as dozens of minefields have remained uncleared since the ... Read more...

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Compensation announced for Nepalese flood victims


May 6th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) The families of those killed in the devastating flood in Nepal will get a relief package of $1,500 each, Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai announced Sunday.According to ... Read more...

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Nine dead in Nepal road accident


May 6th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) At least nine people were killed in a road accident Sunday in Nepal's Kaski district where an avalanche-triggered flood has created havoc since Saturday, local media ... Read more...

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Nepal flood toll rises to 15, many missing (Lead)


May 6th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) At least 15 people have been killed and dozens of others are still missing in Nepal following an avalanche in the country' Annapurna range which triggered ... Read more...

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Nine killed in South Korean fire


May 6th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, May 6 (IANS) At least nine people, including three Sri Lankans, were killed and 25 injured when a fire broke out in a karaoke bar in a ... Read more...

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13 killed, dozens missing in Nepal flood (Lead)


May 5th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 5 (IANS) At least 13 people died and dozens of others, including three Russians, went missing after an avalanche in Nepal's Annapurna range triggered a massive flood in ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Nepal flood


May 5th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 5 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and dozens of others were missing after an avalanche in Nepal's Annapurna range triggered a massive flood in the Seti ... Read more...

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Noted Brazilian architect hospitalized


May 4th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 4 (IANS/EFE) Centenarian Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer has been hospitalized here with a respiratory infection, medical officials said Thursday.The 104-year-old entered Rio de Janeiro's Samaritan hospital ... Read more...

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UN to send 300 peacekeepers to Syria by May-end


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN will send its 300 international unarmed observers to Syria by the end of May, said Herve Ladsous, the head of the UN ... Read more...

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Kashmir panchayat members stage hunger strike


May 1st, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 1 (IANS) Dozens of village elders and panchayat members sat on a day's hunger strike here Tuesday to protest against the alleged apathy of the Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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‘Telecom towers kill 7mn birds in America every year’


April 29th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) Telecom towers are killing nearly seven million birds every year as they migrate from the US and Canada to Central and South America, says a new ... Read more...

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Srinagar’s tulip garden is a huge draw


April 28th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 28 (IANS) A record of nearly a lakh and a half tourists visited the tulip garden in Srinagar city this spring, an official said.A brainchild of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Camel killed in Kazakhstan to end suicides


April 28th, 2012 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) People in a Kazakh town have sacrificed a white camel in a bid to end an adolescent "suicide epidemic" blamed on an evil spirit that ... Read more...

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100 students suffer food poisoning on China campus


April 19th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) About 100 university students in China's Sichuan province required medication for vomiting and diarrhea Wednesday afternoon following a suspected food poisoning incident, Xinhua reported Thursday.Health authorities ... Read more...

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China, Russia to hold joint naval drill


April 18th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 18 (IANS) China and Russia will hold a joint naval exercise in the Yellow Sea this weekend, the Chinese defence ministry said.Dozens of battle ships and submarines will ... Read more...

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At least 21 killed in Zimbabwe bus accident


April 17th, 2012 - 4:27 am ICT by BNO News
HARARE, ZIMBABWE (BNO NEWS) -- At least 21 people were killed on Monday when a passenger bus overturned in southeastern Zimbabwe, local media reported. Dozens more were injured.The accident occurred near the ... Read more...

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400 inmates flee Pakistani jail


April 15th, 2012 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 15 (IANS) A total of 400 prisoners managed to flee after unidentified assailants stormed a central jail in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Geo News reported Sunday.The assailants stormed ... Read more...

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Mother, daughter killed in Maoist attack


April 11th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 11 (IANS) A woman and her daughter were killed Wednesday in Chhattisgarh's restive Sukma district when Maoists opened fire at a police camp, an official said.Maoists, estimated to ... Read more...

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Death toll reaches 22 after Nigerian church collapses


April 11th, 2012 - 2:31 am ICT by BNO News
MAKURDI, NIGERIA (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll has risen to at least 22 after a Catholic church in rural Nigeria collapsed ahead of a vigil over the Easter weekend, officials said ... Read more...

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300 Chinese kids ill after having school lunch


April 10th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 10 (IANS) More than 300 children fell ill after eating lunch at a school in southwest China's Yunnan province, authorities said Tuesday.As many as 337 children of Zhenxiong ... Read more...

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27 dead in Haiti truck crash


April 9th, 2012 - 4:42 am ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo, April 9 (IANS) At least 27 people have died in Haiti when a truck overturned after the driver lost control of the vehicle.The accident took place near the ... Read more...

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