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Bihar boat capsize toll rises to 21


September 11th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 11 (IANS) With 10 more bodies, mostly of children and women, recovered Tuesday, the toll in a boat capsize in Bihar's Bhojpur district has risen to 21, police ... Read more...

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Eleven killed, over 25 missing as boat capsizes in Bihar (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 10 (IANS) At least 11 people, mostly children and women, drowned and over 25 people were missing after an overcrowded boat capsized in the Sone river in Bihar's ... Read more...

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Six killed, 20 missing as boat capsizes in Bihar


September 10th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 10 (IANS) At least six people, including two children and two women, drowned and nearly 20 people were missing after an overcrowded boat capsized in the Sone river ... Read more...

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Four shot at in South African mine: Police


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 3 (IANS) Security guards shot and wounded four people at a mine near Johannesburg early Monday, police said, adding one of the injured was in a serious condition.The ... Read more...

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Three killed in Allahabad house collapse


August 27th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Three people, including a woman, were killed early Monday when the roof of their house caved in, police said.The mishap occurred at Gobra Himar village, in ... Read more...

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Karzai advisor’s family members killed


August 21st, 2012 - 6:05 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A roadside bomb blast in Afghanistan's Paktia province Monday killed three members of the family of an advisor to Afghan President Hamid Karzai, media reported."Brother ... Read more...

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Five die in platinum mine violence in South Africa


August 14th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 14 (IANS) Five people have been killed in violence at a platinum mine in northern South Africa, police said. A policeman was hacked to death at Lonmin's platinum ... Read more...

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Hackers post false updates about Syria on Reuters Twitter account


August 6th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- A Twitter account belonging to the Reuters news agency was hacked Sunday and used to post false updates regarding the civil war in Syria. It comes just ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Blade Runner’s 400 metre dream over


August 6th, 2012 - 4:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) The first half of Oscar Pistorius' incredible Olympic adventure came to an end Sunday night when he failed to qualify for the final of the men's ... Read more...

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Grid failure brings Delhi Metro services to a halt


July 31st, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Services on all six lines of Delhi Metro were disrupted due to tripping of power supply in the northern power grid for the second day ... Read more...

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18 train fire victims remain unidentified


July 31st, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 31 (IANS) Eighteen of the 32 people who died in the Tamil Nadu Express fire in Andhra Pradesh Monday are yet to be unidentified even as a forensic ... Read more...

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Sabotage not ruled out in train fire: Roy


July 30th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) Railway Minister Mukul Roy Monday fuelled speculation of sabotage behind the Chennai bound-Tamil Nadu Express fire in Andhra Pradesh that killed 32 people, saying a top ... Read more...

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32 die as Tamil Nadu Express catches fire (Roundup)


July 30th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Chennai, July 30 (IANS) In one of India's most horrific train tragedies, 32 people were killed when a second class coach of the Chennai-bound Tamil Nadu Express caught fire ... Read more...

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Railways have worsened under Trinamool: Congress MP


July 30th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) As India witnessed one of its worst train tragedies which left 35 dead, Congress MP Adhir Choudhury Monday accused Railway Minister Mukul Roy of neglecting ... Read more...

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Railways to probe if TN express fire was accident or sabotage


July 30th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 30 (IANS) Was it an accident or sabotage? The fire in the Tamil Nadu Express which killed 35 people in Andhra Pradesh early Monday was initially believed to ... Read more...

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Chronology of major Indian train accidents since 2000


July 30th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) In one of India's worst train tragedies and the biggest this year, at least 35 passengers were killed, most of them in their sleep, and ... Read more...

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VVIP areas blacked out for over two hours


July 30th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) For over two and a half hours the Lutyens' zone in central Delhi, which includes Rastrapati Bhavan and the Prime Minister's House, was blacked out ... Read more...

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35 burnt alive in Tamil Nadu Express blaze (Fifth Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Chennai, July 30 (IANS) In one of India's worst train tragedies, at least 35 passengers were killed, most of them in their sleep, and 25 injured when a coach of ... Read more...

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Rs.5 lakh compensation for victims of Tamil Nadu train fire


July 30th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The government Monday announced a compensation of Rs.5 lakh each for the families of the dead in the Tamil Nadu Express blaze, in which some ... Read more...

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Train fire: Most passengers charred to death in sleep


July 30th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 30 (IANS) Most of them were fast asleep, while some were awake waiting to reach their destination in another three hours, when a ghastly fire cut short their ... Read more...

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35 burnt alive as Tamil Nadu Express catches fire (Third Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Chennai, July 30 (IANS) At least 35 passengers were killed and 25 injured when a coach of the Delhi-Chennai Tamil Nadu Express caught fire near Nellore in Andhra Pradesh early ... Read more...

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Power supply hit in north India


July 30th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Power supply in seven states across north India was hit early Monday following a breakdown in the Northern Grid, an official said.Apart from ... Read more...

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35 killed as Tamil Nadu Express catches fire (Second Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Chennai, July 30 (IANS) At least 35 passengers were killed and 25 injured when a coach of the Delhi-Chennai Tamil Nadu Express caught fire near Nellore in Andhra Pradesh early ... Read more...

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Over 40 killed in Iraq violence (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 23 (IANS) A series of bomb and gun attacks struck Iraq early Monday, killing at least 44 people and wounding dozens more, the interior ministry said.The deadliest attack ... Read more...

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Cross-channel swimmer dies on maiden attempt


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) A 45-year-old swimmer had just one kilometre left to go when he died while attempting the 21-mile-long crossing of the English Channel for the first time ... Read more...

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Popular self-help author Stephen Covey dies at 79


July 17th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Popular American self-help author Stephen R. Covey, whose 1989 book "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People" shot him to international fame, died early Monday in Idado from complications ... Read more...

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Minor girl killed by leopard in Mumbai suburb


July 16th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) The body of a seven-year-old girl, who was attacked and dragged away by a leopard late Sunday, has been recovered from the Sanjay Gandhi National Park ... Read more...

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Krishna thanks Pakistan for help to Indian passengers


July 10th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Thanking Pakistan for its help to passengers of an Indian plane that made an emergency landing at Nawabshah airport in Sindh, External Affairs Minister S.M. ... Read more...

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Special plane with stranded passengers reaches Delhi


July 9th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) A special plane sent by India to ferry the 122 passengers and six crew members of the Air India Abu Dhabi-New Delhi flight, which made ... Read more...

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Russia avoids US, draws Spain in Olympic basketball


July 9th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, July 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has avoided the United States but has been drawn in a group with European champions Spain for the men's Olympic basketball tournament.The Russians secured ... Read more...

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Stranded Air India passengers to land in Delhi by 3 p.m. (Second Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) The 122 Air India passengers and six crew members stuck in Pakistan after an emergency landing early Monday of their Abu Dhabi-Delhi flight are now ... Read more...

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Emergency landing: India in touch with mission in Pakistan


July 9th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai is in touch with the Indian High Commission in Islamabad over an emergency landing by an Air India flight in Pakistan ... Read more...

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Air India flight makes emergency landing in Pakistan (Lead, Changing dateline)


July 9th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) An Air India flight bound for New Delhi from Abu Dhabi with 122 passengers and six crew members made an emergency landing in Pakistan early Monday ... Read more...

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Boy falls into pond in Rajasthan, rescue work on


July 1st, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 1 (IANS) The authorities here struggled to rescue a six-year-old boy over 30 hours after he slipped into a pond, officials said Sunday.Vishal Kumar, a resident of Shivdaspura ... Read more...

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Bengal teenager who fell into well brought out dead


June 25th, 2012 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) A teenage boy who fell into an open 30-feet-deep well in West Bengal's Howrah district Sunday noon was brought out dead early Monday following ten-and-a-half hour ... Read more...

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