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Two army men in Poonch mistaken for kidnappers, thrashed


September 21st, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 20 (IANS) On the edge after rumours of child kidnappers in the area, residents of a village in Jammu and Kashmir's mountainous border district of Poonch district thrashed ... Read more...

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Chinese vice president meets Panetta


September 19th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping, who has appeared in public after a fortnight's disappearance, Wednesday met US Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta here.Xi reviewed his visit ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Top cop who took on Gurgaon toll plaza transferred


September 18th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 18 (IANS) Police officer Bharti Arora, whose initiative led to the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway becoming toll free for a fortnight, was transferred ahead of a crucial hearing in the ... Read more...

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US beat Germany for third crown at U-20 women’s football World Cup


September 8th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 8 (IANS) The United States beat former champions Germany 1-0 in Tokyo to claim their third FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup crown Saturday.Germany, which defeated US 3-0 in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Swine flu patients swell to 56 in Lucknow


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 3 (IANS) The number of people confirmed positive with the deadly swine flu virus has risen to 56 in the Uttar Pradesh capital, officials said, as they stepped ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Not quitting, BJP negating democracy: PM (Roundup)


August 31st, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Aug 31 (IANS) A combative Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday asserted he was here to stay and attacked the BJP for its "diversionary tactics" ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

SC offers relief to Maharashtra property buyers


August 28th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) In a relief to developers and property buyers in Maharashtra on the vexed VAT issue, the Supreme Court Tuesday stayed a Bombay High Court judgment ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Maharashtra’s steps to protect Meghalaya migrants reviewed


August 27th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) A delegation of ministers from Meghalaya Monday reviewed the security measures put in place by the Maharashtra government to protect students and other people from the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Maruti to invest Rs.1,700 crore in Manesar plant: Haryana minister


August 24th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 24 (IANS) Despite the recent violence and the complete shutdown at its Manesar unit, automobile giant Maruti-Suzuki will invest Rs.1,700 crore in a new plant of the Manesar ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

London launches Paralympic torch relay


August 24th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) A ceremonial cauldron was lit by former event rider Claire Lomas in London's Trafalgar Square to launch the Paralympic torch relay Friday.Lomas, who was paralysed ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Police case in Goa over video clip on northeast people


August 18th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 18 (IANS) While continuing interactions with the northeastern community settled in Goa, police Saturday filed a first information report (FIR) against unknown people for circulation of a violent ... Read more...

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Diesel under-recoveries of oil companies rise 14 percent


August 16th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Under-recoveries of public sector oil companies on high speed diesel (HSD) for the second fortnight of August 2012 grew 14 percent, official data released Thursday ... Read more...

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Jet fuel price hiked by 3.2 percent


August 16th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 16 (IANS) Jet fuel or aviation turbine fuel (ATF) price was hiked Thursday by over 3.2 percent, according to the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC).Jet fuel constitutes over ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sexual assault to stealing, little boy goes on crime-spree


August 13th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) A 12-year-old boy in Britain has admitted to having committed over 20 crimes, ranging from sexual assaults to stealing a model car, in just two months.His ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sack Maharashtra home minister: BJP


August 13th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday demanded the sacking of Maharashtra Home Minister R. R. Patil for his alleged failure to maintain law and order ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Olympics helped Chinese give new thinking, says daily


August 13th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 13 (IANS) The London Olympics have given the Chinese "a new thinking of who we are and what the world is", said a state-run Chinese daily Monday.An article ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Maharashtra may review road toll policy


August 10th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) The Maharashtra government may carry out a review of the state's road toll policy in the next fortnight.Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray disclosed this ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

British children’s play-centre bans fathers


August 8th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) A children's play-centre in Britain has barred fathers from attending with their children and is now facing a probe by equality watchdogs, the Daily Mail reported ... Read more...

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Ogling at bikini belles can cause holiday bust-up


August 8th, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Staring lecherously at bikini beauties happens to be the top cause of trouble among holidaying couples abroad, a survey has found.While other causes for conflict included ... Read more...

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‘Indian rowers performed beyond expectations at Olympics’


August 5th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) India rowing coach Ismail Baig says he is satisfied at the way his three-member team performed at the London Olympics.He said Swaran Singh finishing 16th in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Rains break long dry spell in Kashmir


August 4th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 4 (IANS) The nearly two-month long dry spell was broken across the Kashmir Valley as rains lashed most of its parts Saturday morning bringing cheer to thousands ... Read more...

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Jet fuel price hiked by 4.5 percent


August 1st, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 1 (IANS) Oil marketing companies (OMC) Wednesday hiked aviation turbine fuel (ATF) or jet fuel price by 4.5 percent for the second time in a month. According ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

15 Indians killed as jeep falls into Nepal river (Second Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 28 (IANS) As many as 15 Indian pilgrims, including four children, were killed and two injured Saturday when their jeep veered off the road and fell into a ... Read more...

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15 Indians killed in Nepal accident (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 28 (IANS) As many as 15 Indian pilgrims, including four children, were killed Saturday when their jeep fell into a river in Nepal, a media report said.The pilgrims ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Goa girl attempts suicide after molester gets bail


July 24th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 24 (IANS) A 17-year-old victim of molestation attempted to commit suicide Tuesday by setting herself afire, police said.The girl has been admitted to the Goa Medical College (GMC) ... Read more...

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Abducted student released after 15 days


July 8th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 8 (IANS) Kidnappers Sunday released a 22-year-old civil engineering student they had abducted here for ransom a fortnight earlier, police said.Ravi Kumar, a third year student at the ... Read more...

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Gowda to meet Advani, Gadkari in Delhi


July 7th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 7 (IANS) Beleaguered Karnataka Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda Saturday left for New Delhi to meet Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) patriarch L.K. Advani and party president Nitin ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Assam Rifles to plant 10,000 trees in Mizoram


July 4th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, July 4 (IANS) Assam Rifles Wednesday embarked upon a fortnight-long "Go Green" programme to plant at least 10,000 saplings across the state of Mizoram."The 'Go Green Fortnight' aims at ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Three held with fake currency in Rajasthan’s Bharatpur


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 2 (IANS) Three people were arrested and counterfeit currency with face value of about Rs. 4.75 lakh was recovered from them in Rajasthan's Bharatpur Monday, police said.The currency ... Read more...

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British woman gives birth in coma


July 1st, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) A British woman delivered a child in coma but lost any memory of even being pregnant at the first place as she gained consciousness a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Pakistan faces prospect of string of PMs: daily


June 29th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 29 (IANS) Pakistan faces the prospect of having a series of prime ministers until the next election, warned a daily, adding that the legal process to evict ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

British dogs to get anti-depressants


June 25th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) Dogs in Britain would now be given anti-depressant drugs similar to those given to humans after it was found that over six million canines suffer from ... Read more...

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BJP workers court arrest in Jammu


June 22nd, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 22 (IANS) Over 200 workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led by Smriti Irani, actress and president of the party women's wing, courted arrest Friday in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Youth found hanging in Gurgaon mall


June 19th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 19 (IANS) A 25-year-old youth was found hanging Tuesday in a city mall on the Mehauli-Gurgaon road, police said.The deceased, Tapan Kumar, a native of Cuttack in Odisha, ... Read more...

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Encephalitis scare in UP after 88 deaths


June 16th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 16 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has pressed the panic button as 88 people have succumbed to various strains of encephalitis in the last fortnight, a disease that ... Read more...

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