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Terrorists reviving outfits in Tripura, says police chief


August 21st, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 21 (IANS) Separatist terrorists have been trying to strengthen their outfits in Tripura ahead of the assembly polls early next year but security forces are ready to tackle ... Read more...

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India beefs up coastal security with new system


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) India beefed up its coastal security Friday by launching the National Automatic Identification System (NIAS) network to track vessels up to a distance of 50 km ... Read more...

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Nationwide protests in Pakistan over power outages


August 1st, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 1 (IANS) Protests are being staged in several cities and towns of Pakistan over unabated hours-long loadshedding, Geo News reported Wednesday.In the provinces of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, ... Read more...

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Deficit monsoon: PM directs weekly monitoring


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) With deficient monsoon rains threatening crop plantation in the country, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday asked all ministries concerned to co-ordinate efforts with state ... Read more...

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Israel closely monitoring Syrian violence


July 19th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, July 18 (IANS) Israeli leadership is "vigilantly" monitoring the chaotic violence in Syria which surged Wednesday with the killing of its defense minister in Damascus, Xinhua reported.According to an ... Read more...

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Close encounter with aliens possible this century


July 16th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) We have been hearing so much about aliens that a close encounter may well be possible this century, says a leading scientist urging governments to be ... Read more...

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Inadequate rains, scarcity, worry Maharashtra legislators


July 11th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) The ruling Congress-Nationalist Congress Party Democratic Front government Wednesday faced the ire of the combined Opposition and treasury benches on the serious drought-like situation and ... Read more...

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NDMA to conduct mock earthquake drill next year


June 6th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 6 (IANS) The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) will conduct a mock earthquake exercise in February 2013 in Panchkula, Chandigarh, Mohali, Shimla and adjoining areas, a senior official ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh peace process with Maoists hangs in balance


June 6th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 6 (IANS) With only a few minor level Maoists released from jail by the Chhattisgarh government so far, the fate of the peace process initiated during negotiations for ... Read more...

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Fair justice bedrock of good governance: Supreme Court


May 13th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that in a democratic polity, justice, both in its concept and in essence, being fair and unbiased is the bedrock ... Read more...

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IAF, navy relief teams alert after Indonesia quake


April 11th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) India Wednesday kept its air force and navy teams ready to address any eventuality in case a tsunami hits coastal states following an earthquake off ... Read more...

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‘Five swine flu deaths in Rajasthan’


March 21st, 2012 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 20 (IANS) Five people have reportedly died of swine flu in Rajasthan over the past 20 days, including two Tuesday, and the state health machinery has been placed ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan daily condemns Indian ‘gobbledygook’


March 20th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 20 (IANS) A leading newspaper here Tuesday denounced India's decision to vote for a US resolution on Sri Lanka's "war crimes", saying New Delhi's "gobbledygook defies comprehension"."India ... Read more...

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Swine flu erupts in Maharashtra, claims four lives


March 17th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, March 17 (IANS) After a lull of six months, swine flu has again reared its head in Maharashtra, claiming four lives in Pune in the past fortnight, including two ... Read more...

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‘Cancel assembly memberships of expelled BJP legislators’


February 19th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 19 (IANS) The Congress in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday put its ruling alliance partner, the National Conference (NC), in a spot by asking it to cancel the ... Read more...

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No war with China in near future, says IAF officer


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 3 (IANS) Discounting US intelligence reports of a limited armed conflict between India and China, a senior Indian Air Force officer Friday ruled out any war in the ... Read more...

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Keeping a close watch on Pakistan situation: Chidambaram


January 12th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Amid reports of tension between the government and military in Pakistan, India Thursday said it was keeping a close watch on the developments in ... Read more...

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More birds die in Meghalaya, test reports awaited


January 10th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 10 (IANS) Another 40 birds died Tuesday on a government-run farm in western Meghalaya, even as the state government awaited the test reports on earlier deaths to know ... Read more...

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Central forces to guard Goa during tourist season


December 6th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 6 (IANS) A day after the Goa government admitted to a specific input about a potential terror strike in Goa during the tourist season, Home Minister Ravi Naik ... Read more...

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Tilda Swinton worries about kids


November 30th, 2011 - 2:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 30 (IANS) British actress Tilda Swinton has confessed that when she is away from her children she ends up worrying about them.The 51-year-old actress raises 14-year-old twins, Honor ... Read more...

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Return 3G license fees if roaming pact illegal: Telecom biggies


November 22nd, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Leading telecom service providers Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular Tuesday sought the prime minister's intervention in the 3G Intra Circle Roaming (ICR) issue ... Read more...

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Stuntman dies in Bulgaria while filming ‘The Expendables 2′


October 28th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sofia, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In an unfortunate incident, a stuntman succumbed to his wounds which he had sustained while filming an action scene for the movie ‘The Expendables 2’. The action ... Read more...

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Bumpy ride for Karthikeyan and Chandhok


October 23rd, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 23 (IANS) For Narain Karthikeyan and Karun Chandhok, there is more to the Oct 30 Formula One India Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit than meets ... Read more...

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T&T; give CL T20 equation a twist


October 3rd, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 3 (IANS) Far from being party-spoilers, Trinidad and Tobago suddenly find themselves in contention for a semifinal spot in the Nokia Champions League T20 tournament if they beat ... Read more...

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Security scaled up in Gujarat


September 9th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 9 (IANS) A high alert was ordered in Gujarat Friday after an email taking responsibility for the Delhi High Court blast, warned of Ahmedabad being the next terror target.Ahmedabad ... Read more...

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Maharashtra on alert after Delhi blast


September 7th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Security was tightened across Maharshtra Wednesday in Mumbai, Thane, Pune and other important cities after a bomb blast in New Delhi killed at least nine people ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama a symbol of peace: Dhumal


September 2nd, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 2 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama is a symbol of peace, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said Friday."His Holiness the Dalai Lama is a ... Read more...

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India prepared to deal with bird flu: Government


August 31st, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) In the wake of the international agriculture monitoring and research body Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) issuing an alert for bird flu, the Indian government ... Read more...

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Hundreds step forward to pay Anna’s medical bills


August 31st, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Hundreds of Anna Hazare supporters have stepped forward to pay the activist's hospital bill if the 74-year-old is charged. The help poured in a ... Read more...

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Please end fast, Thackeray appeals to Hazare (Lead)


August 24th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Wednesday made a personal appeal to veteran anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare to end his nine-day hunger strike in view of his ... Read more...

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End fast, Thackeray appeals to Hazare


August 24th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Wednesday urged Anna Hazare to end his nine-day-old hunger strike in view of his frail health.In a personal, signed, two-page letter ... Read more...

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Thousands of Congress activists arrested in Tripura


August 19th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 19 (IANS) Over 7,000 Congress activists were arrested in Tripura Friday for participating in a civil disobedience stir in support of their 25-point demands, including curbing corruption."Over 7,000 ... Read more...

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India-US defence contracts total Rs,37,181 crore


August 10th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The total value of military contracts between India and the US signed between 2004 and 2011 totals Rs.37,181 crore, the Rajya Sabha was informed Wednesday.Defence ... Read more...

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Garo rebels demand withdrawal of central forces


August 4th, 2011 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 4 (IANS) Mounting pressure on the government to withdraw central forces from the insurgency-prone Garo Hills region, the Garo National tribal rebel group Wednesday threatened to attack legislators ... Read more...

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Teesta Setalvad gets anticipatory bail


August 3rd, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 2 (IANS) Social activist Teesta Setalvad of the Citizens for Justice and Peace was Tuesday granted anticipatory bail by a court here in a criminal case filed against ... Read more...

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