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Maoists torch excavator in Odisha


July 20th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 20 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas Friday set ablaze an excavator of a construction company in Odisha's Malkangiri district, police said. It was the second such incident in the region ... Read more...

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Maoists torch construction equipments in Odisha


July 10th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 10 (IANS) Maoists Tuesday set ablaze road construction equipment, including a tractor and an excavator, in Odisha's Malkangiri district to oppose the building of a road, police said.About ... Read more...

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Violence in Bhopal demolition drive, dozens injured (Second Lead)


May 21st, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 21 (IANS) At least 15 municipal officials, out to demolish illegal floors of a club, were injured when residents of a nearby building attacked them, fearing their houses ... Read more...

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Violence breaks out Bhopal demolition drive, dozens injured (Lead)


May 21st, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 21 (IANS) At least 15 municipal officials were injured after they were attacked by residents of a building during an anti-encroachment drive in the Madhya Pradesh capital Saturday, ... Read more...

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Maoists torch 14 vehicles in Orissa


December 23rd, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by ANI
By Sarada LahangirMohana, (Orissa), Dec.23 (ANI): A group of unidentified Maoists set ablaze, 14 vehicles and damaged a mobile communication tower near Mohana village in Orissa's Gajapati District.On Wednesday, the Maoists targeted ... Read more...

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20 killed in US drone attack in Pakistan (Lead)


November 16th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 16 (IANS) At least 20 suspected militants were killed Tuesday in the Ghulam Khan area of Pakistan's northwestern tribal region when a US drone targeted a training ... Read more...

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Aged 7, Kathmandu boy can drive excavator!


October 2nd, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by ANI
By Sushil KharelKathmandu (Nepal), Oct.2 (ANI): A seven-year-old boy in Nepal's capital city has surprised everyone by operating a difficult machine--excavator!Dhawafenji Lama left everyone gasping on Friday, as he drove the ... Read more...

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3-million-year-old whale found at San Diego Zoo


September 20th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 20 (ANI): Construction workers at the San Diego Zoo have apparently found a three-million-year-old whale at the site.The workmen constructing a storm water equalization tank were using an excavator ... Read more...

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Maoists blast rail tracks, kill guard in Jharkhand (Lead)


September 13th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 13 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas blew up rail tracks in Jharkhand's Giridih district and killed a village guard in separate incidents Monday, the first day of a 48-hour shutdown called by ... Read more...

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Government wants British firms to invest in infra projects


July 29th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The Indian government has asked British infrastructure and consulting companies to invest in infrastructure projects, Road Transport and Highways Minister Kamal Nath said Thursday. "We are looking ... Read more...

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JCB launches its 100,000th machine manufactured in India


July 29th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Road Transport and Highways Minister Kamal Nath and visiting British Business Secretary Vince Cable Thursday unveiled the 100,000th excavator manufactured by construction equipment maker J.C. Bamford ... Read more...

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Rohtang Tunnel work launched by Sonia Gandhi


June 28th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Solang (Himachal Pradesh), June 28 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday laid the foundation stone for the world's longest tunnel at an altitude of over 13,300 feet under the Rohtang Pass ... Read more...

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One killed in Nepal train crash


June 7th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 7 (IANS) One man died and four were injured Monday when a train rammed into a tipper in southern Nepal on the Himalayan republic's only railway line. The accident occurred around ... Read more...

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Insurgents affecting Loktak Lake development


January 31st, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Jan 31 (ANI): Development of the Loktak Lake area of Manipur has been repeatedly affected by insurgent attacks. Militants recently damaged an excavator that was being used to clear Phumdis, or ... Read more...

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Opposition seeks President’s rule in Manipur


September 12th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 12 (IANS) Opposition parties are calling for central rule in Manipur, saying the situation in the state is alarming and accusing both state and non-state actors of unleashing terror. "The ... Read more...

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Manipur turning into lawless region, militants pull down hospital


September 11th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir HussainImphal, Sep 11 (IANS) Manipur is becoming a lawless region with both state and non-state actors wreaking havoc - militants pulling down hospitals, killing government officials and Hindi-speakers, and ... Read more...

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Archaeologists discover Bible-era vessel with mysterious script


September 10th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 10 (ANI): Archaeologists in Jerusalem have found a mystery vessel dating back to biblical times 2,000 years ago, which has ten lines of mysterious script written on it."These were ... Read more...

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Maoists torch vehicles in Orissa


August 26th, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 26 (IANS) Over 60 armed Maoist rebels have torched four vehicles of a private company at Mahupadar village in Malkanagiri district of Orissa, an official said Wednesday. The rebels ... Read more...

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Three-year-old buys $12,200 excavator on website


May 22nd, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, May 22 (DPA) Three-year-old New Zealand girl Pipi Quinlan is pretty smart on the computer - too smart for her parents, who woke up one morning to find she had bought ... Read more...

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Indian worker wins first International Excavator Skills championship


December 31st, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 31 (ANI): A dexterous Indian driver won the First International Excavator Skills championships in China, after he drove his excavator 25m along two wires four meters above the ... Read more...

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A case of ‘dead Indian walking’ in Bahrain


October 11th, 2008 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 11 (IANS) A company’s failure to properly update its employee records has led to the wrong identification of an Indian killed in a worksite accident in Bahrain.Vijay Kumar, 33, woke ... Read more...

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Indian killed in Bahrain construction site accident


October 10th, 2008 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 10 (IANS) A 33-year-old Indian worker was killed in a construction site accident in Bahrain, media reports said Friday.Vijay Kumar was trying to get into his excavator’s loader when he ... Read more...

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Worker dies as others watch


June 22nd, 2008 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Erode (Tamil Nadu), June 22 (IANS) As a dozen colleagues watched in horror, a 32-year-old man was buried alive here Sunday when a mud excavator he was operating suddenly sunk into loose ... Read more...

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Pipeline fire kills at least 100 in Nigeria


May 16th, 2008 - 1:40 am ICT by admin
Abuja, May 16 (Dpa) A petroleum products pipeline explosion and fire left at least 100 people dead in a residential area of Nigeria's business capital in the southwest Lagos Thursday. The fire ... Read more...

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Greek philosopher Aristotle’s ancient wrestling school, a victim of official apathy


November 14th, 2007 - 10:37 am ICT by admin
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