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Infiltration bid foiled in Kashmir; soldier, guerrilla killed


September 5th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 5 (IANS) An army soldier and a terrorist were killed in a gun battle in Kashmir's Kupwara district when a group of armed guerrillas attempted to sneak into ... Read more...

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Protest against irrigation project delay intensifies


August 31st, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 31 (IANS) Life came to a standstill in Odisha's Bolangir town Friday during a shutdown called by residents as they intensified their agitation seeking revival of an irrigation ... Read more...

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NHRC issues notice to Tamil Nadu


August 29th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The country's apex human rights panel Wednesday issued notice to Tamil Nadu, seeking reports in four weeks over the Scheduled Castes children being denied admission ... Read more...

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We are in midst of fourth world war: President Pranab


July 25th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) India's new President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday described the war against terrorism as the fourth world war since "it can raise its evil head anywhere ... Read more...

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I respect strippers of all forms: Von Teese


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:24 am ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Actress and burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese says she doesn't distinguish between her raunchy stripteases and performances by pole dancers as they are related and she ... Read more...

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Sex case probe: Achuthanandan told to appear in court


June 19th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, June 19 (IANS) A Kerala court Tuesday asked former chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan, who complained of sabotage of a probe into an alleged sex racket here in the early ... Read more...

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4 to 7 years’ jail for 40 convicted in fodder scam case


May 7th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 7 (IANS) A CBI court in Ranchi Monday awarded four to seven years imprisonment to 40 persons convicted in a fodder scam case and also slapped fines ranging ... Read more...

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69 convicted in fodder scam


May 3rd, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 3 (IANS) A CBI court Thursday convicted 69 people and acquitted 16 in the multi-crore fodder scam. Twenty-nine people have been sentenced to one to three years imprisonment ... Read more...

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Another 20-year-old bunker removed from Srinagar’s old city


April 4th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 4 (IANS) Yet another 20-year-old bunker of the security forces was removed from Srinagar's old city Wednesday."The Nawab Bazar bunker in the old city of Srinagar was removed ... Read more...

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Chandy launches IT incubator


March 27th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Assuring full support for the Startup Village, an incubator for the Information Technology entrepreneurs, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Tuesday said his state invited investment ... Read more...

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Kashmiri youth shunning violence, Pakistan: Survey


February 17th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 17 (IANS) Kashmiri youths are increasingly leaning towards non-violence and also moving away from Pakistan. So says a survey by a New Delhi-based research body.The survey by the ... Read more...

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Long working hours could cause depression


January 27th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) Workers spending long hours in office are more than twice likely to develop depression than those who do a standard day, with the most susceptible being ... Read more...

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Veteran journalist Raghunath Rau dead


January 26th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Veteran journalist Raghunath Rau, who began life as a sports journalist and then made his mark across a range of subjects, died here Thursday evening ... Read more...

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BBC presenter admits sex assaults on teenaged girls


January 14th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) A BBC radio presenter has admitted a string of sex attacks against five teenaged girls, a media report said.Peter Rowell, 53, admitted indecent assault, making indecent ... Read more...

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No art and culture without cinema, says Kashmiri filmmaker


December 29th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 29 (IANS) Young Kashmiri filmmaker Ali Emran Kureshi, who premiered his digital feature film "Khudi" here, strongly advocates the cause of cinema in the valley."If we have art ... Read more...

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Omar Abdullah rules out subsidy for reopening cinemas


December 17th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 17 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday ruled out any government subsidy for reopening of cinemas in the Valley.Speaking to media persons on the sidelines ... Read more...

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Tainted Odisha official’s farmhouse is now a farmers’ centre


December 15th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 14 (IANS) Odisha Wednesday converted the confiscated farmhouse of a tainted official into a nursery and a farmers' training centre, a statement said.The 2.6 acres farmhouse, which started ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party MP Rasheed Masood joins Congress


December 12th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Samajwadi Party MP Rasheed Masood Monday joined the Congress, giving the party another boost in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh.Rasheed's entry comes two days after the Rashtriya ... Read more...

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Kate Moss strips for Pirelli calendar


December 9th, 2011 - 7:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 9 (IANS) Supermodel Kate Moss has stripped off for a shoot for the latest Pirelli calendar. She was photographed by ex-boyfriend Mario Sorrenti.The 37-year-old had dated Sorrenti in ... Read more...

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Get a chance to redesign U2’s album cover


December 8th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 8 (IANS) Get creative and grab a chance to re-design a collage for popular international band U2's album "Achtung Baby".The invitation has been extended by Talenthouse India, an ... Read more...

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Religious procession dispersed in Srinagar


December 4th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 4 (IANS) Police used batons and tear smoke cansters to disperse Shia Muslim protesters who had assembled to take out a Muharram procession here Sunday afternoon, officials said. Scores ... Read more...

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BJP leader Vinay Katiyar claims threat to life


November 29th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 29 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) vice president Vinay Katiyar, a member of the Shri Ram Janma Bhoomi Mukti Yagya Samiti since 1984, Tuesday claimed threat to ... Read more...

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Yugoslavian leader Ante Markovic dies


November 28th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Zagreb, Croatia, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ante Markovic, the last leader of former Yugoslavia, has passed away at the age of 87 years. Family members say the former Prime Minister died suddenly ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan’s fears unfounded in sex case probe: High court


November 23rd, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Wednesday dismissed as unfounded Leader of Opposition V.S. Achuthanandan's fears relating to the ongoing probe into the Kozhikode ice-cream parlour sex case ... Read more...

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‘Bank of England may have to print more money’


October 10th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) A leading economist of the Bank of England has warned it may be required to print even more money to support the weak economy.In a sign ... Read more...

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R&B singer Vesta Williams found dead in her hotel room


September 23rd, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) R&B singer Vesta Williams has been found dead in her hotel room in California. The singer who is best known in the late 1980s for her ... Read more...

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C02 emissions up 45 percent in two decades


September 22nd, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Carbon dioxide emissions, the main cause of global warming, rose 45 percent between 1990 and 2010, reaching an all-time high of 33 billion tonnes in 2010, ... Read more...

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Slain LeT leader was not given surrender option: Army


September 15th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 15 (IANS) Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Abdullah Uni, shot dead by security forces two days back, was not given an offer to surrender, the Indian Army said Thursday. It ... Read more...

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Grenade attack on CRPF office in Srinagar


August 13th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 13 (IANS) Separatist guerrillas Saturday evening fired a grenade at a unit headquarters of the paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) here, police said. No injury or damage ... Read more...

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Russia to slash US adoption agencies


July 15th, 2011 - 1:40 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The number of US adoption agencies operating in Russia will be slashed under new guidelines agreed between the two countries, Russia's children rights ombudsman has ... Read more...

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Powerful explosive device found in Srinagar


June 30th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 30 (IANS) A major tragedy was averted Thursday in the Jammu and Kashmir summer capital when a powerful improvised explosive device (IED) was detected and defused by police."The ... Read more...

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Produce kids, get land, Russia says


June 16th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian families who produce three or more children can get free land from the government.President Dmitry Medvedev has signed an amendment to the country's land ... Read more...

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Sympathy vote helped IUML come back to power in Kerala: Kunhalikutty


June 14th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 14 (IANS) Kerala's new Industry Minister P.K. Kunhalikutty feels that the ousted Left Front government's efforts to malign his image in the Ice Cream Parlour sex scandal helped ... Read more...

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KISS guitarist Vinnie Vincent arrested


May 23rd, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tennessee, May 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Celebrity website TMZ have reported that KISS guitarist Vinnie Vincent has been arrested for assault. Full details of the story have not emerged but the report says ... Read more...

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IUML becomes second-biggest party in UDF


May 13th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 13 (IANS) The Indian Union Muslim League, a constituent of the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) in Kerala, came out with flying colours in the state assembly polls, ... Read more...

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