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Moral policing and media overzealousness cost a young life (Punjab Newsletter)


September 14th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 14 (IANS) It took the life of a young girl in Jalandhar to expose the moral policing by an over-zealous, publicity-hungry woman officer and a section of the ... Read more...

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Situation under control in Kundankulam


September 12th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) The situation in Tamil Nadu's Idinthakarai village, the epicentre of the movement against the Kudankulam nuclear project, was under control Wednesday after three days of protests, ... Read more...

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Situation calm in Kudankulam, protest leaders abducted by fishermen (Second Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) After two days of protests against the Kudankulam nuclear power project, the situation in Idinthakarai village in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli was calm Tuesday even as protests ... Read more...

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PMANE leaders ‘abducted’ by fishermen


September 12th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) High drama prevailed at Tamil Nadu's Idinthakarai village - the hub of the anti-Kudankulam protests - Tuesday night with the leaders of People's Movement Against Nuclear ... Read more...

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Kashmir minister’s guards held for beating up traffic cop (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 11 (IANS) Two personal security guards of a Jammu and Kashmir minister have been arrested for beating up a traffic policeman who had stopped the escort vehicle of ... Read more...

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Kashmir minister’s guards held for assaulting traffic cop


September 11th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 11 (IANS) Two personal security guards of a Jammu and Kashmir minister have been arrested for assaulting a traffic policeman who had stopped the escort vehicle of the ... Read more...

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Four shot at in South African mine: Police


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 3 (IANS) Security guards shot and wounded four people at a mine near Johannesburg early Monday, police said, adding one of the injured was in a serious condition.The ... Read more...

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SRK begins his first ever shooting schedule in Kashmir Valley


August 27th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 27 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan arrived here Monday to shoot in the picturesque Kashmir Valley for the first time in his over two-decade-old film career.Shah ... Read more...

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Soccer fan shot dead in Brazil


August 21st, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 21 (IANS/EFE) A fan of the Vasco da Gama soccer club was gunned down over the weekend during a fight with fans of rival Flamengo in ... Read more...

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Businessman shot dead in Assam’s Kokrajhar


August 17th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 17 (IANS) A businessman was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Assam's troubled Kokrajhar district Friday, police said.Police said the deceased has been identified as Tasem Ali, who ... Read more...

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Two killed in factory fire in Andhra Pradesh


August 15th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 15 (IANS) At least two workers were killed and six others injured in a fire at a chemical factory in Mahbubnagar district of Andhra Pradesh, police said.The fire ... Read more...

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51 killed, 46 injured as bus falls into Himachal gorge (Fourth Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 11 (IANS) At least 51 people, including 18 women, were killed and 46 others injured Saturday when an overcrowded bus rolled into a 300-feet deep gorge in Chamba ... Read more...

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19 injured in Afghan mosque blast


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 19 people were injured in Afghanistan when a powerful bomb exploded during Friday prayers in a mosque, a media report said.According to ... Read more...

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19 train disaster victims identified


August 1st, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 1 (IANS) Two days after fire gutted a coach of the New Delhi-Chennai Tamil Nadu Express, 19 of the 32 bodies had been identified by Wednesday as forensic ... Read more...

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35 burnt alive in Tamil Nadu Express blaze (Fifth Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Chennai, July 30 (IANS) In one of India's worst train tragedies, at least 35 passengers were killed, most of them in their sleep, and 25 injured when a coach of ... Read more...

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35 burnt alive as Tamil Nadu Express catches fire (Third Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Chennai, July 30 (IANS) At least 35 passengers were killed and 25 injured when a coach of the Delhi-Chennai Tamil Nadu Express caught fire near Nellore in Andhra Pradesh early ... Read more...

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Lawyers drowned in Maharashtra


July 29th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), July 29 (IANS) Tragedy struck three lawyers, including two women, who were on a picnic, as they slipped in a waterfall here and drowned Sunday morning, a police ... Read more...

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Prince Harry gets cozy with model Cara Delevingne


July 20th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prince Harry was among the audience who watched the European premiere of the Batman movie Dark Knight Rises. That though is not the news. He avoided going ... Read more...

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10-year-old killed in celebratory firing (Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 17 (IANS) A 10-year-old boy died in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly city in celebratory firing by a supporter of a newly-elected civic agency chairman, police said Tuesday. The killer ... Read more...

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One killed in attack on Pakistani police station


July 16th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) At least one policeman was killed and several held hostage Monday morning following a brazen attack launched by gunmen on a police station in Pakistan's northwest ... Read more...

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Eight pilgrims killed in Himachal (Lead)


July 15th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 15 (IANS) Eight pilgrims, mostly from Kanpur city of Uttar Pradesh, were killed and 35 others injured when a bus in which they were travelling skidded off the ... Read more...

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Nine policemen gunned down in Lahore (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Nine police personnel were shot dead Thursday in Lahore in a brazen attack by gunmen who stormed a building where they were asleep, a media report ... Read more...

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14 die as van catches fire in UP


July 11th, 2012 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 11 (IANS) At least fourteen people died in Uttar Pradesh's Prabudhnagar district when the van they were travelling in caught fire after a gas leak in the vehicle, ... Read more...

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Haryana health minister among six injured in accident


July 9th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 9 (IANS) Haryana's Health Minister Narender Singh was among six people injured Monday in an accident involving his car and a CRPF vehicle in Chandigarh's high security area, ... Read more...

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Maoists kill BJD worker in Odisha


July 8th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 8 (IANS) Suspected Maoists have killed a worker of Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in Sundergarh district a few hours after kidnapping him, police said Sunday.The bullet-riddled ... Read more...

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70-year-old run over by Arbaaz Khan’s car (Third Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) A 70-year-old woman was killed when she was knocked down by a Land Cruiser owned by Bollywood actor-filmmaker Arbaaz Khan, police here said Monday. The ... Read more...

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70-year-old run over by Arbaaz Khan’s car (Second Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) A 70-year-old woman was killed when she was knocked down by a Land Cruiser owned by Bollywood actor-filmmaker Arbaaz Khan, police here said Monday.The incident ... Read more...

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Floating currency notes: Youth drowns in Assam water body


June 26th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 26 (IANS) A youth's body was Tuesday fished out from a wetland here in which scores of people entered to collect Indian currency notes that were found floating ... Read more...

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German police hunt runaway kangaroo


June 20th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, June 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS)
Around 6 am on Tuesday, officers were called to the small village of Hülshagen (Lower Saxony) after eyewitnesses claimed to have spotted a one-metre tall kangaroo running loose ... 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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Thane schoolgirl drowns in Lonavala school pool


June 4th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lonavala (Maharashtra), June 4 (IANS) A schoolgirl from Mumbai's suburb Thane drowned in a private school's swimming pool after she reportedly developed cramps in her legs, police said here Monday.The ... Read more...

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Four killed in Mumbai bakery cylinder blasts


May 30th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) At least four people were killed and 29 others injured in a fire and multiple blasts of cooking gas cylinders in a bakery in a suburb ... Read more...

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Four pilots killed as two PAF planes collide (Lead)


May 17th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 17 (IANS) Four pilots were killed Thursday when two Pakistan Air Force (PAF) trainer planes collided in the country's northwest, police said. The accident took place at about ... Read more...

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Seven die in Pakistan school roof collapse


May 7th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 7 (IANS) Seven students were killed and over 35 injured Monday when the roof of their school collapsed in Pakistan's Punjab province, said officials.The incident took place in ... Read more...

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