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British girl, 15, thought to have run away to France with teacher


September 25th, 2012 - 2:22 am ICT by BNO News
EASTBOURNE, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- A 15-year-old British girl is believed to have run away to France with her 30-year-old math teacher, police said on Monday as her parents made an emotional ... Read more...

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Kashmir locals help police in chasing militants


August 25th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 25 (IANS) People in the old city areas of summer capital Srinagar helped police chase militants who had snatched a service rifle a day ago, said an ... Read more...

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Exodus of people from northeast continues from Bangalore (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 17 (IANS) The exodus of people from northeast, including hundreds of students, from Bangalore continued Friday even as police arrested three youths for allegedly assaulting three Manipuri ... Read more...

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Three killed, 25 injured in Karachi blast


August 17th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 17 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 25 injured when a bomb hit a bus in Pakistan's port city of Karachi Friday afternoon, Xinhua reported.According to ... Read more...

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Police they prevented ‘holocaust’ in Mumbai


August 12th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) A top police official branded Saturday's violence in Mumbai as "pre-planned" said there may have been an "holocaust" but for the extreme restraint his force exercised.Additional ... Read more...

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Time and CNN suspend Fareed Zakaria


August 11th, 2012 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) Time magazine and CNN have suspended their columnist and television host, Indian American journalist Fareed Zakaria, after he apologized for plagiarisng sections of his column on ... Read more...

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Sensex down 79 points; consumer durables, auto scrips fall


August 10th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading 79 points down Friday afternoon after consumer durables, auto and banking stocks came under intense selling.The ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: China’s mixed doubles duo wins first badminton gold


August 4th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) China's mixed doubles players Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei beat their teammates Xu Chen and Ma Jin at the Wembley Arena Friday afternoon, clinching the first ... Read more...

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Our fight is for changing system, not power: Team Anna (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Team Anna said Friday that their proposed political alternative "would not compromise on corruption" and their fight was to "change the system and not ... Read more...

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Team Anna to end fast in V.K. Singh’s presence


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Team Anna leaders, including Anna Hazare, will end their fast Friday evening with former army chief V.K. Singh offering them coconut water or lemon ... Read more...

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Premature to form political party: Manish Sisodia


August 3rd, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Team Anna member Manish Sisodia Friday said it would be premature to form a political party and that the public will decide the path ... Read more...

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Sensex down 168 points


August 3rd, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was 168 points down in Friday afternoon trade as metal, realty and capital goods stocks came under intense ... Read more...

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Rains at last in Delhi


July 27th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The skies finally opened up and it poured in the national capital Friday, bringing relief and joy after days of watching rain-laden clouds give Delhi ... Read more...

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British border force threaten strike


July 21st, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) A British union whose members operate the immigration and arrival service at airports has announced it will go on strike July 26, a day before the ... Read more...

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12 die in Brunei chopper crash


July 21st, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bandar Seri Begawan, July 21 (IANS) Twelve people were killed when an air force helicopter crashed in Brunei, the country's defence ministry said Saturday. There were two survivors.The ministry said ... Read more...

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Teenager rapes Class 9 girl in Delhi


July 14th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A 15-year-old Class 9 girl was raped by a 17-year-old boy residing in her neighbour here, police said Saturday. The boy has been arrested.The ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan airmen shifted to Bangalore? Send them home, Jayalalitha demands (Fourth Lead, superseding previous story)


July 7th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) In an apparently delicate balancing act, a group of Sri Lankan airmen being trained at a base near Chennai have been shifted to Bangalore after ... Read more...

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Man kills wife, two daughters


July 6th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 6 (IANS) An alcoholic was arrested for setting his wife and two teenaged daughters on fire in Rajasthan's Nagaur district Friday, police said.The man was unemployed and used ... Read more...

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BSF trooper kills father, brother in UP


July 6th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 6 (IANS) A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper Friday shot dead his father and brother over a land dispute in Uttar Pradesh's Bhagpat district, police said.Bhagpat is ... Read more...

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Bikaner residents block roads to protest murder


June 30th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 30 (IANS) Tension prevailed in Rajasthan's Bikaner town as residents blocked roads, including National Highway 11, to demand the arrest of four men who stabbed to death a ... Read more...

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Donations pour in after video of bullied NY bus monitor goes viral


June 23rd, 2012 - 3:36 am ICT by BNO News
GREECE, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Donations continued to pour in from around the world on Friday after a 10-minute video showing the relentless bullying of an elderly New York school bus ... Read more...

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Pawar lauds rescue operations during Mantralaya fire


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) NCP chief and union minister Sharad Pawar Friday praised the city disaster management, rescue teams and fire brigade for their efficient handling of Thursday's Mantralaya fire ... Read more...

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Mantralaya fire toll rises to five (Second Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) The toll in the major fire that swept the Maharashtra Mantralaya or state secretariat here climbed to five with two more bodies recovered from the sixth ... Read more...

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Sensex plunges 178 points as rupee hits record low


June 22nd, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets was trading 1.05 percent down Friday afternoon, depreciating rupee and week global cues triggering the fall.The 30-scrip ... Read more...

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Militants kill National Conference worker in Srinagar


June 15th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 15 (IANS) Militants Friday afternoon shot at and killed a prominent ruling National Conference (NC) worker here.A senior police officer said militants fired pistol shots from a close ... Read more...

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Curfew imposed in Myanmar’s Rakhine state


June 10th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, June 10 (IANS) Myanmar authorities Sunday imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew in four places in the western Rakhine state, after a riot in a town led to the death of ... Read more...

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Lilo back to work after car accident


June 9th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 9 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan, who smashed her car in a freeway accident here Friday, was back to work within hours of the mishap.The troubled actress ... Read more...

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De Niro’s apartment catches fire


June 9th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 9 (IANS) Actor Robert De Niro's apartment here caught fire after lint in a clothes dryer sparked flames.Some residents of the building said the fire started ... Read more...

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Sensex falls 86 points on profit booking


June 8th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) Snapping a four-day gaining streak, a benchmark index for Indian equities markets was trading 0.52 percent down Friday afternoon due to profit booking in banking, ... Read more...

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Woman British aid worker rescued in Afghanistan


June 2nd, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) British troops in Afghanistan managed to save a 28-year-old woman British aid worker along with three others in Afghanistan Saturday. She was kidnapped May 22.Prime ... Read more...

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Government employee kills self over ‘official problems’


May 25th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) A 51-year-old campaign officer working with the union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting was found hanging from a ceiling fan inside his house Friday afternoon, ... Read more...

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Government to decide on diesel, LPG price hike Friday


May 24th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) An Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) headed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will meet Friday to take a decision on raising prices of diesel ... Read more...

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Anglo-Indian MP quits Congress posts after being ‘ignored’


May 19th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 19 (IANS) Ingrid Mcleod, a nominated member of the Lok Sabha representing the Anglo-Indian community, Saturday quit all posts of the Congress party peeved over the alleged ... Read more...

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Tripura raises salaries of rural job scheme staff


May 18th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 18 (IANS) Following an indefinite strike by the employees associated with the Mahatma gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), the Tripura government Friday increased their salaries.Briefing mediapersons ... Read more...

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Hailstorms in China leave 29 dead, devastate homes


April 22nd, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) Hailstorms in China caused havoc, killing 29 people from March to April 20 and destroying various houses, said statistics released by the Ministry of Civil Affairs.According ... Read more...

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