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Police probing ‘parcel bomb’ case in Madurai


August 4th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) Police are investigating the case of 'parcel bomb' containing two plastic lunch boxes, a timer, electric wires and a packet of ammonia delivered by an ... Read more...

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Two electrocuted in Karachi dust storm


May 20th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) Two people - a woman and a teenager - were electrocuted in the Pakistani port city of Karachi and several others were injured after tin roofs ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Culinary delights of walled city with five-star comfort (With Images)


February 10th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) The walled city of Delhi, founded in 1639 as Shahjahanabad, was a hotbed of culinary treasures. And the Dilli 6 food festival, currently on at ... Read more...

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Week after AMRI fire, anger still not doused


December 16th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) The fire in the AMRI Hospital which claimed 93 lives has been doused but a week after the incident, anguish over the holocaust rages on ... Read more...

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Delhi’s Chandni Chowk to get a facelift


December 6th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Delhi's walled city will soon be getting a facelift, focusing not only on beautification but also on conserving the cultural heritage. Two projects -- tucking ... Read more...

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CPI-M demands probe into Darjeeling bridge collapse


October 25th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) Accusing the Darjeeling administration and police of callousness in the wake of the bridge collapse that claimed 32 lives, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday ... Read more...

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18-year-old dies during Dussehra


October 7th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) An 18-year-old school student here died after coming in contact with high voltage electric wires when he mounted a water tank to watch Dussehra celebrations, ... Read more...

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Three die, 28 injured at Durga Puja function


October 3rd, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 3 (IANS) At least three devotees, in their 20s, were electrocuted and 28 injured when electric wires used for tapping power illegally fell on a Durga Puja marquee ... Read more...

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Woman survives 5th floor fall


July 22nd, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) A mentally ill woman had a miraculous escape in China's Shanghai city after falling off a window from the fifth floor of a residential building.The incident ... Read more...

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Three bomb explosions in southern Thailand kill 2


June 24th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by BNO News
NARATHIWAT, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- A series of three bomb explosions in Thailand's restive southern region killed at least two people and injured another 13, officials said Friday. The bomb explosions occurred in ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand |

Mumbai RJ gets PETA award for saving parrot


June 15th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Granting a Hero to Animals award to Mumbai radio jockey (RJ) Mantra for his efforts to free a parrot entangled in electric wires, PETA appreciated ... Read more...

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13 killed in Mizoram, Tripura accidents


March 27th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl/Agartala, March 27 (IANS) At least 13 people, including two couples, were killed in separate incidents in Mizoram and Tripura, police said Sunday.A Mizoram Police spokesman said at least nine ... Read more...

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Fire in Uttar Pradesh plastic scrapyard, no casualties


December 6th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 6 (IANS) A massive fire broke out in a plastic scrapyard in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district early Monday. No casualties were reported in the incident, an official said.The fire engulfed ... Read more...

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Technical snag disrupts Metro line for an hour (Lead)


November 29th, 2010 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) For the second time in nine days, thousands of commuters were stranded Sunday evening as services on Delhi Metro's Gurgaon-Jahangirpuri line were disrupted for an hour due ... Read more...

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Homes under water, many Delhi residents have nowhere to go


September 14th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Sugandha Pathak New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Unending rains, the swollen Yamuna river and dirty sewage water have made life hell for thousands of people in Delhi's low lying areas, many of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Security personnel arrest seven Maoists in Chhattisgarh


September 8th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by ANI
Kanker (Chhattisgarh), Sep.8 (ANI): A joint team of police and Border Security Force arrested seven Maoists, including six women, in Kanker district of Chhattisgarh on Wednesday and recovered six guns and ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Another hot day in store for Delhi


May 26th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Residents of Delhi will continue to reel under searing temperatures Wednesday, with power and water shortage in many areas adding to their woes. With no rains for ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Chhattisgarh Police arrest nine Maoists


May 21st, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by ANI
Narayanpur (Chhattisgarh) May 21 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Police have arrested nine Maoists in Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh.According to police officer R K Patre, the Maoists were arrested on Wednesday and were presented before ... Read more...

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Maoists target security forces, economic development during shut down


May 20th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): At least six people died including one civilian during the 48 hour-long shutdown forced by the Maoists.According to the Union Home Ministry, the Maoists were involved ... Read more...

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Nuclear negligence: Heads must roll (Comment)


May 6th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Narayanan Suresh With a population of nearly 1.2 billion, human life has never been a premium in India. Thousands die every year due to easily avoidable causes such as stampedes at temples, ... Read more...

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Fire destroys wheat crop on 500 kanals in border areas of Jammu


April 24th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by ANI
(R.S.Pura) Jammu, April 24 (ANI): Wheat crop spread over at least 500 kanals have been destroyed here in a fire incident, suspected to have occurred due a short-circuit in power transmission wires ... Read more...

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Trains, electric wires slay Jharkhand jumbos


April 9th, 2010 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
By Nityanand Shukla Ranchi, April 9 (IANS) As many as 103 elephants have died in Jharkhand since 2001. Many of the unsuspecting jumbos were run over by fast trains or struck down by ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Government committed to improve civic amenities before Games (Lead)


December 1st, 2009 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The government has strictly instructed civic authorities to cover all manholes and improve civic amenities in the capital ahead of the Commonwealth Games next year, parliament ... Read more...

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Narrow escape for Chiranjeevi


November 18th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 18 (IANS) Actor-politician K. Chiranjeevi had a narrow escape when electric wires almost fell on his open top vehicle during campaigning for the municipal elections in this Andhra Pradesh capital. Standing ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tourists delighted with Beijing snowfall


November 2nd, 2009 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 2 (IANS) Tourists to the Chinese capital enjoyed the artificially-induced snowfall as bus routes to the city's suburbs were suspended. In Xiangshan mountain on the outskirts of Beijing, a tourist ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Fire in Ghaziabad mall


October 11th, 2009 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Oct 10 (IANS) A fire that broke out in the food court of the Pacific Mall in Ghaziabad late Saturday was soon brought under control, officials said, adding that no casualties ... Read more...

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Ladakhi films overshadow Bollywood in the Himalayas


October 10th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 10 (ANI): Indian film industry might have found a place in world cinema, but for people living in Ladakh, the country's distant Himalayan district, Bollywood no longer holds sway.The Indian ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Defence scientist’s kidnapped son rescued, two held


July 24th, 2009 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) A 25-year-old son of a senior scientist of Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO), who was abducted Monday for ransom, was rescued from Haryana Thursday and one of ... Read more...

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Large parts of cyclone-hit Kolkata still without power, water


May 27th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 27 (IANS) For the third day running after Cyclone Aila swept the city with full fury, large parts of the metropolis continued to remain without water and power Wednesday as ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Monkey menace creating nuisance for Agra residents


February 15th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Agra, Feb 15 (ANI): Residents in Agra are waging a constant struggle against monkeys. Perched atop buildings, gates, carts telephone and electric wires, these monkeys are constantly on the lookout for eatables ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Now, Osama Bin Laden says cheers on a wine bottle label!


February 6th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 06 (ANI): An Australian winery has unveiled a new range of wines with labels featuring terrorist leader Osama Bin Laden.Another label reproduces an image that surfaced from the torture ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Depleting tiger population worries wildlife authorities in Madhya Pradesh


January 21st, 2009 - 11:14 pm ICT by ANI
By Ram Chand Sahu Kanha Tiger Reserve (Madhya Pradesh), Jan.21 (ANI): The depleting tiger population in Madhya Pradesh has become a matter of serious concern for the wildlife authorities in the State. ... Read more...

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Gunpowder in van causes a scare at Delhi airport


January 4th, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Five people were detained at Delhi's international airport Sunday after crackers and gunpowder were found in their vehicle. But they were let off after it came to ... Read more...

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Day after blasts: Bomb found again in tense Bangalore (Lead)


July 26th, 2008 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 26 (IANS) A live bomb was found in Bangalore again Saturday, in a grim reminder that the terror threat to this IT hub could be far from over even as ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Goodluck’ not lucky for Aryeman Ramsay?


June 17th, 2008 - 8:19 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) "Goodluck" doesn't seem to be lucky for Aryeman Ramsay. The actor went on a pilgrimage to places like Shirdi and Shani Shignapur, among others, to seek blessings for ... Read more...

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