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Gunman kills 4 at Minnesota workplace before shooting self


September 29th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by BNO News
MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA (BNO NEWS) -- A gunman opened fire in the state of Minnesota killing four people, before fatally shooting himself, local authorities said Friday.The incident occurred on Thursday afternoon at around ... Read more...

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65 percent Kerala LPG users use six units a year: Chandy


September 19th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 19 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday said 65 percent of the seven million LPG users in the state use six or less than six gas cylinders ... Read more...

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Forced disappearances negate humanity, says Pakistani daily


September 11th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 11 (IANS) Forced disappearances negate the very essence of humanity and cannot and should not be tolerated or justified, a Pakistani daily said Tuesday as a UN panel ... Read more...

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Four killed in combat chopper crash in Russia


September 9th, 2012 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least four people were killed when a Mi-35 combat helicopter crashed in a mountain in southwestern Russia's Dagestan region.The four were found dead at ... Read more...

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36 die as firecracker factory catches fire (Fifth Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) At least 36 people were killed and more than 75 injured when a powerful explosion Wednesday tore through one of the biggest fireworks factories in ... Read more...

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20 killed in fireworks factory explosion


September 5th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed and many injured after an explosion in a fireworks factory in Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu Wednesday, police said.A fire was ... Read more...

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Gunfight in Kashmir


September 1st, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 1 (IANS) A gunfight between separatist guerrillas and the security forces started Saturday in Kashmir's Ganderbal district, police said here."Troops of 24 Rashtriya Rifles and the state police ... Read more...

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Four die in Thailand pub fire


August 17th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Aug 17 (IANS) Four people were killed in a massive fire at a disco pub on Thailand's southern resort island Phuket early Friday, media reports said. The blaze broke ... Read more...

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20 die as bus fall into Himachal gorge (Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 11 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed Saturday when an overcrowded bus skidded off the road and rolled into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba district, police ... Read more...

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Canary Islands fire threatens heritage site


August 7th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Canary Islands, Aug 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There was a fire outbreak in Canary Island, which is located in Spain. This incident occurred on Monday and it affected several homes and a national ... Read more...

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Syria: UN says military operation in Tremseh targeted activists


July 16th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by BNO News
TREMSEH, SYRIA (BNO NEWS) -- A military operation carried out in the Syrian village of Tremseh on Thursday targeted mainly army defectors and activists, according to United Nations (UN) observers who visited ... Read more...

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Yahoo confirms 400,000 user accounts stolen by hackers


July 13th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, July 13 (IANS) Yahoo has confirmed that hackers had stolen around 400,000 account credentials from its computer system.In a statement to technology blog TechCrunch Thursday, Yahoo said that ... Read more...

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Vaishno Devi pilgrimage suspended due to forest fire


June 23rd, 2012 - 3:16 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 23 (IANS): Pilgrimage to the Hindu shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi near Jammu was suspended late Friday due to a forest fire which spread over and reached near ... Read more...

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40 killed in Nigeria community clashes


May 29th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, May 29 (IANS) At least 40 people have been killed in a boundary clash between two local communities in southeastern Nigeria, a government official said Tuesday.According to Stephen Asuquo, ... Read more...

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Centre to fund 90 percent of Project Tiger in northeast


May 29th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 28 (IANS) The Central government has increased its share of funding from the existing 50 percent to 90 percent for northeastern states under the Project Tiger scheme.This was ... Read more...

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No survivors in Sukhoi crash, Russia opens criminal case (Second Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 10 (IANS) Rescuers who Thursday spotted on a mountain slope in Indonesia the wreckage of a Sukhoi Superjet 100 that went missing a day earlier with around 50 ... Read more...

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No survivors found in Sukhoi crash (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 10 (IANS) Rescuers who Thursday morning spotted on a mountain slope in Indonesia the wreckage of a Sukhoi super-jet 100 that went missing a day earlier with around ... Read more...

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Overseas Indian affairs ministry rapped for inadequate data


May 8th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) A parliamentary panel has slammed the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) for lacking authentic data on the exact size of the Indian diaspora, noting ... Read more...

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Air India flight cancelled, pilots ’sick’


May 8th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) One international flight was cancelled and others suffered disruptions as a section of Air India pilots reported sick, an official said Tuesday.The exact number of 'sick' ... Read more...

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Nepal expects steep rise in Indian tourist inflow


May 2nd, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) Nepal may see a 32 percent jump in tourist inflow from India, a Nepal Tourism Board official said Wednesday."We are expecting a 30-32 percent increase in ... Read more...

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Assam asks Dhaka to help locate ferry victims (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 2 (IANS) Assam has sought help from Bangladesh to trace bodies of a ferry disaster which might have been washed away downstream, an official said Wednesday.As authorities resumed ... Read more...

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Search resumes for Assam ferry tragedy victims


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 2 (IANS) While the district administration Wednesday resumed the search operation with the help of Border Security Force (BSF) and National Disaster Rescue Force (NDRF) personnel for the ... Read more...

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Assam ferry tragedy: 270 still missing, rescue operations on (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 1 (IANS) The toll in Monday's Assam ferry tragedy, possibly India's worst such accident, is estimated to be around 270, with the search and rescue parties failing ... Read more...

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Survey confirms tiger presence in Mizoram’s Dampa reserve


April 25th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 25 (IANS) In a significant development, a team of wildlife researchers has, after a scientific survey, confirmed the presence of tigers in the Dampa reserve in ... Read more...

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Kabul terror attack: Fight over, all attackers killed (Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS) The synchronised terror attack launched by the Taliban in Kabul is over and all attackers have been killed following an overnight operation that saw a ... 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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Russia scraps outdated tanks, armoured vehicles


March 24th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Outdated tanks and armoured vehicles will be scrapped in a "massive" scheme launched by the Russian defence ministry, a military official said."From 2011 onward, in ... Read more...

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Bangladesh ferry capsize toll rises to 110


March 14th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 14 (IANS) The toll in one of worst ferry collisions in Bangladesh Wednesday rose to 110 as more bodies were found after the wreck was salvaged. A total ... Read more...

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US soldier kills 17 in Afghan shooting rampage


March 11th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A US soldier has been detained after shooting dead at least 17 civilians near his base in Kandahar province in southern Afghanistan Sunday morning, Afghan ... Read more...

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Maoists abduct laborers, torch vehicles in Jharkhand


February 19th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 19 (IANS) In yet another daring attack, Maoist guerrillas torched four vehicles and abducted at least six laborers involved in road construction work in Jharkhand's Giridih district, police ... Read more...

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Seven drowned in Goa as schoolbus falls into river (Lead)


February 18th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 18 (IANS) At least six school children and their woman escort were drowned Saturday after a school bus carrying them drove straight into a river in Goa, police ... Read more...

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Over dozen school children feared drowned


February 18th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 18 (IANS) More than a dozen school children and their woman escort were feared drowned Saturday after a school bus carrying them drove straight into a river in ... Read more...

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People working for BBC Farsi service held in Iran


February 7th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 7 (IANS) A number of local people "secretly" working for the BBC Farsi-language service have been arrested in Iran, the Mehr news agency reported.A source told Mehr that ... Read more...

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One killed in Assam train accident


February 3rd, 2012 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 3 (IANS) One person was killed and several feared injured when a passenger train hit a road construction vehicle at an unmanned crossing near Guwahati Friday morning, a ... Read more...

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Baby Falak critical, next 48 hours till Thursday crucial (Lead)


January 31st, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Battling for life at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here, battered baby Falak continues to be in a critical condition, doctors say. ... Read more...

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