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Three die of deadly West Nile virus in Serbia


September 8th, 2012 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Sep 8 (IANS/AKI) At least three people have died in Serbia from the West Nile virus, which is carried by mosquitoes and causes brain inflammation. The virus was first ... Read more...

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Poaching, illness killing peacocks near Delhi


August 25th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Aug 25 (IANS) Poaching and a mysterious disease are killing peacocks, India's national bird, in one of their richest habitats here in Uttar Pradesh.The Bisrakh area in Greater ... Read more...

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Police instructor suspended for forcing constables to drink urine (Second lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 11 (IANS) The Meghalaya government Saturday suspended police training instructor Pradip Borah after he made two constable recruits drink the urine of fellow trainees, police said.Borah is posted ... Read more...

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Two constables forced to drink urine in Meghalaya (Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 11 (IANS) A Meghalaya Police battalion instructor was removed from duty after he made two recruit constables drink the urine of fellow trainees, police here said. The state ... Read more...

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Fiza cremated in Chandigarh


August 7th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 7 (IANS) Fiza Mohammed aka Anuradha Bali, who was found dead under mysterious circumstances at her house, was Tuesday cremated as per Hindu rites by her relatives.Fiza had ... Read more...

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Two wounded in Jammu scrap shop blast


July 31st, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 31 (IANS) Two people were seriously injured in a blast at a scrap shop in Jammu city Tuesday, police said.Police said it appeared that the blast occurred while ... Read more...

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60 percent supply restored after major power breakdown


July 30th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Nearly 60 percent of electricity supply has been restored, Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said Monday after a major breakdown in Northern Grid plunged seven states, ... Read more...

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Four Polish hikers killed by lightning


July 29th, 2012 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Four people hiking in mountains in southern Poland were killed by lightning, BBC reported.The four -- a couple in their 50s, their daughter and her boyfriend ... Read more...

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Irishman Paraic Casey dies while attempting to swim across the English Channel


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, July 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Irishman Paraic Casey has died while attempting to swim across the English Channel. He was just 45 years old. According to reports he was near the finishing ... Read more...

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Class 5 student hangs himself to death in Delhi


July 9th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) A 12-year-old class 5 student committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan inside his home here, police said Monday.Rohit, who stayed in east ... Read more...

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Goa Police to probe if British woman was murdered


July 7th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 7 (IANS) Bowing to diplomatic pressure, Goa Police have reopened the case of a British woman's mysterious death here in April 2010 to find out if she was ... Read more...

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Seven dead in Ghana’s fill station blast


June 24th, 2012 - 7:29 am ICT by IANS
Accra, June 24 (IANS) A total of seven people died after being badly burnt in an explosion which occurred Friday in Ghana's filling station, Xinhua reported Saturday.Four people lost their ... Read more...

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Toll rise to 32 in Maharashtra bus accident (Second Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) At least 32 people were killed and 15 injured when a private passenger bus carrying pilgrims to Shirdi fell off a river bridge near Osmanabad town ... Read more...

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30 pilgrims dead in Maharashtra bus accident (Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) At least 30 people were killed and 14 injured when a private bus carrying pilgrims fell off a river bridge near Osmanabad town early Saturday, police ... Read more...

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Bihar seeks central help on mysterious disease


June 9th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 9 (IANS) Bihar Saturday sought help from the central government to tackle a mysterious disease that has killed 81 children in Muzaffarpur, Gaya and Patna districts during the ... Read more...

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Fire engulfs factory in Delhi


May 27th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) A major fire broke out in a garment factory here Sunday, but no one was injured, a fire service officer said.It took firemen over four-and-a ... Read more...

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Fire in central Delhi building, no casualty (Second Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) A fire broke out in the Punjab National Bank building in central Delhi's Patel Chowk area Wednesday evening and fire fighters managed to douse it ... Read more...

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Four elephant carcasses found in park


May 7th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 7 (IANS) Poachers have struck again in Odisha's Simlipal National Park with carcasses of four more elephants, apparently poisoned, recovered from the reserve, officials said Monday.The incident has ... Read more...

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Assam boat tragedy victims’ kin to get Rs.1.5 lakh each


May 1st, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 1 (IANS) The Assam government Tuesday announced an ex-gratia payment of Rs.1.5 lakh each to the next of kin of those who died in the boat tragedy in ... Read more...

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Woman found dead near Delhi metro station


April 24th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) A young woman was found dead near the Nehru Place Metro Station here Tuesday morning, said the police, adding she might have been raped and ... Read more...

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Jalandhar factory collapse: one dead, several trapped (Second Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), April 16 (IANS) At least one person was killed and several workers feared trapped under debris after a four-storeyed blanket factory building collapsed here, police said Monday.At least ... Read more...

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Several trapped as factory building collapses in Jalandhar (Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, April 16 (IANS) Several workers were feared trapped under debris after a four-storeyed factory building collapsed in Punjab's Jalandhar city, 150 km from state capital Chandigarh.Police said that the ... Read more...

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Rajasthan woman throws children in well, kills self


April 6th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 6 (IANS) A woman allegedly threw her three daughters aged between 1 and 5 years into a well and then committed suicide by consuming poison in Rajasthan, police ... Read more...

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Friend murdered Delhi engineer for ransom, buried body (Lead)


April 6th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The body of a young engineer was found in Delhi Friday, three days after he went missing, police said adding that one of his friends ... Read more...

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Delhi engineer was murdered for ransom, body found


April 6th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The body of a young engineer, who was missing for three days, was found in Delhi Friday, police said adding that one of his friends ... Read more...

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House fire in West Virginia kills 2 adults, 6 kids


March 26th, 2012 - 4:04 am ICT by BNO News
CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least eight people were killed, including six children, after a house in West Virginia caught fire, local authorities said on Sunday.The fire broke out in ... Read more...

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Minor fire in LN Hospital, no casualties


March 15th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) A minor fire broke out in a surgical ward of Lok Nayak (LN) hospital in central Delhi Thursday afternoon. There were no casualties, fire officials ... Read more...

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IPS official commits suicide


March 12th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 12 (IANS) An Indian Police Service (IPS) official, Rahul Sharma, Monday afternoon committed suicide by shooting himself with his service revolver.Sharma, an IPS official of 2002 batch, was ... Read more...

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2 killed, 16 injured in Ghaziabad accident


March 11th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, March 10 (IANS) Two people, including a woman, were killed and 16 injured when a chartered bus rammed into a tractor trolley on the national highway (NH) 24 in ... Read more...

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Monkees star Davy Jones dies at 66


March 1st, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by BNO News
INDIANTOWN, Florida (BNO NEWS) -- Davy Jones, the lead singer of the popular American pop rock group 'The Monkees', died in Florida on Wednesday as a result of a suspected heart attack, ... Read more...

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Missing businessman’s body found, murder suspected


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The body of a missing businessman was found Tuesday in a park in south Delhi, police said, adding it seemed he had been murdered. "Police ... Read more...

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Bird flu panic abates in Meghalaya


February 11th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 11 (IANS) Authorities Saturday gave the all-clear signal and calmed the panic in Meghalaya after clinical tests on dead pigeons proved negative for bird flu, a veterinary official ... Read more...

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Bird flu suspected in Meghalaya


February 10th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 10 (IANS) Fears of bird flu gripped Shillong Friday and Meghalaya state authorities sounded a general alert after a hundred pigeons were found dead in the state capital, ... Read more...

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Couple found dead at home


January 27th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) A couple was found dead at their residence in west Delhi having apparently committed suicide, said police Friday.The two were identified as Shalini Pandey, 29, ... Read more...

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Patient jumps off hospital roof


January 15th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 15 (IANS) A patient committed suicide by jumping from the roof of a hospital here Sunday, police said.According to police, the deceased was identified as Bokaro resident Sanjay ... Read more...

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