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Two US soldiers killed by Afghan cop


August 18th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An Afghan policeman shot dead two American servicemen in Afghanistan's western Farah province, the Pajhwok Afghan News reported Saturday.In a statement, NATO said two US ... Read more...

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Why do actors avoid media, wonders Boman


August 14th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Actor Boman Irani says he fails to understand why celebrities hide from the media when their initial motive behind becoming an actor is to get famous."Actors ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Farah adds 5000m title to 10000m gold


August 12th, 2012 - 2:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Mo Farah added the 5000 metres title to his 10000 metres gold medal at the London Olympics Saturday.Farah took the lead at the bell ... Read more...

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Support for Games offers promise of social legacy for UK


August 12th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) The Olympic Games have slowly but surely won the hearts and minds of the British public over the last 16 days.If less than half of Britons ... Read more...

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British schools spend sports time on Indian dance: Cameron


August 10th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Defending a decision to scrap two-hour-a-week allotted for sports in British schools, Prime Minister David Cameron has said the schools were using the time on ... Read more...

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Conjoined twins’ family undecided on surgery


July 31st, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 31 (IANS) The family of 16-year-old conjoined twins in Bihar will take the final decision on surgically separating them after the girls are examined at the All India ... Read more...

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Bring conjoined sisters from Bihar to Delhi: SC (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the Bihar government to make arrangements for bringing teenage conjoined twins Saba and Farah to Delhi by an air ambulance ... Read more...

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Bring conjoined sisters from Bihar to Delhi: SC


July 30th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the Bihar government to make arrangements for bringing teenage conjoined twins Saba and Farah to Delhi by an air ambulance ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Hope for conjoined Patna twins after apex court ruling


July 19th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 19 (IANS) The parents of 16-year-old conjoined twins Saba and Farah are eagerly awaiting government help to surgically separate them.This follows a Supreme Court directive to the central ... Read more...

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SC pushes for surgical separation of conjoined sisters (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday directed the union health ministry to set up a panel of doctors to examine the possibility of surgically separating 16-year-old conjoined ... Read more...

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SC pushes for medical separation of conjoined sisters


July 16th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday directed the union health ministry to set up a panel of doctors to examine 16-year-old conjoined sisters from Bihar on the ... Read more...

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61 militants killed in Afghanistan


July 4th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 4 (IANS) A total of 61 Taliban militants have been killed in military operations carried out by Afghan forces and NATO-led coalition troops in the last 24 ... Read more...

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An Indian on UN film fest jury


June 13th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) K.G. Suresh, director and chief editor of Global Foundation for Civilizational Harmony (India), will be part of the international jury for the fourth edition of ... Read more...

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11 killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan


May 18th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) As many as 11 people, including four Taliban fighters, were killed and over a dozen others injured after militants attacked a provincial governor's ... Read more...

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Eight Taliban killed in Afghanistan


May 6th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 6 (IANS) Eight Taliban militants have been killed during joint operations of Afghan forces and NATO troops in various Afghan provinces, the interior ministry said Sunday."Afghan police, ... Read more...

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Rain worries farmers in western UP


April 12th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 12 (IANS) The spell of rain earlier this week has got farmers in western Uttar Pradesh worried with many saying that it would damage the standing wheat crop.Wednesday ... Read more...

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Brazil makes world group playoffs in Davis Cup


April 9th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 9 (IANS) Brazil advanced to the Davis Cup world group playoffs after Thomaz Bellucci defeated Colombia's Santiago Giraldo in straight sets in Sao Jose do ... Read more...

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Brazil, Colombia battle for Davis Cup playoff


April 6th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 6 (IANS) Brazil and Colombia will play for a spot in the Davis Cup world group playoff when they meet on the clay surface of ... Read more...

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Dozens killed after militants ambush NATO convoy in western Afghanistan


March 30th, 2012 - 11:03 am ICT by BNO News
FARAH CITY, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- As many as 35 people were killed on late Wednesday when a large group of insurgents attacked a NATO supply convoy in western Afghanistan, sparking a ... Read more...

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Multi-starrers are risky: Sajid Khan


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) The "Housefull 2" cast is called the Dirty Dozen as it boasts of prominent names from Bollywood, but making a multi-starrer is not easy says ... Read more...

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Liu Xiang, Robles set for Birmingham showdown


February 10th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 10 (IANS) Reigning Olympic champion and world record holder Dayron Robles will go head-to-head with reigning world indoor champion Liu Xiang of China in a blockbuster 60-metre hurdles ... Read more...

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‘Student…’ not releasing with ‘Joker’: Karan Johar


January 25th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar has quashed rumours that his forthcoming directorial "Student Of The Year" will release on the same date as Shirish Kunder's "Joker"."Farah is ... Read more...

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Fish deaths in Yamuna shock pilgrims


January 15th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 14 (IANS) Scores of devotees who had gone to worship river Yamuna here early Saturday morning were shocked at the sight of thousands of dead fish near the ... Read more...

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Stampede at Atif Aslam concert, three girls killed


January 10th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 10 (IANS) Three girls were killed at a stampede during a concert of popular Pakistani singer Atif Aslam in Lahore Monday night.The concert, organised by a well-known private ... Read more...

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Bhupathi, Bopanna in semi-finals of Chennai Open


January 6th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 5 (IANS) The fledgling combination of Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna came through a second set tie-break to beat Stanislas Wawrinka (Switzerland) and Andrea Beck (Germany) 6-4, ... Read more...

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Three Afghan Taliban killed, 32 held


December 11th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 11 (IANS) Three Taliban insurgents were killed and 32 arrested during a series of joint military operations carried out in various Afghan provinces over the last 24 ... Read more...

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13 insurgents killed, 8 held in Afghanistan


December 10th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 10 (IANS) Afghan and NATO-led forces have killed over a dozen anti-government insurgents while capturing eight others over the last 24 hours during a series of security ... Read more...

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22 Taliban insurgents killed


October 17th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 17 (IANS) Afghan army and police, backed by NATO-led coalition forces, have killed 22 insurgents and captured 33 suspected rebels across the country, the Afghan interior ministry ... Read more...

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18 Taliban killed in Afghanistan


August 13th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 13 (IANS) At least 18 Taliban militants were killed and 31 detained in a day-long operation in Afghanistan, the interior ministry said Saturday.The Afghan National Police, in ... Read more...

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Taliban behead four in Afghanistan


August 10th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 10 (IANS) Taliban rebels have beheaded four civilians in Afghanistan's Farah province, police said Wednesday."A group of armed Taliban rebels kidnapped four civilians in Balabluk district of ... Read more...

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13 insurgents killed in Afghanistan


August 4th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 4 (IANS) At least 13 Taliban militants have been killed and 16 detained by Afghan police, said Afghanistan's interior ministry Thursday."Afghan National Police (ANP), with the assistance ... Read more...

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Afghan militants release 24 abducted workers


July 11th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 11 (IANS) Suspected Taliban militants who abducted 28 workers engaged in landmine removal operations in Afghanistan last week set free 24 of them Monday, officials said. Four ... Read more...

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Taliban behead four workers in Afghanistan


July 10th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four workers kidnapped in Afghanistan by the Taliban have been beheaded, a local TV channel reported Sunday.The four were part of a group of ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Bopanna-Qureshi make a shock first round exit


June 23rd, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani partner Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi made a shock first round exit from the Wimbledon men's doubles event here Thursday.Bopanna and Qureshi, ... Read more...

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Taliban too begins to tweet


May 16th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Afghanistan's puritanical Taliban, which had during its regime banned all forms of entertainment and modern technology, has now taken to the internet to propagate ... Read more...

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