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Grenade hurled at Congress MP’s house in Manipur, fails to explode


September 21st, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 21 (IANS) A powerful grenade was hurled at the house of Congress MP Thokchom Meinya here Friday but failed to explode, police said. It was later defused.Suspected rebels ... Read more...

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Salman Khan joins Facebook


September 14th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) After Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan has joined Facebook and given a sneak peak into the chain of Being Human stores opening in October.The actor's Facebook ... Read more...

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LIC office in Lucknow gutted


September 14th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 13 (IANS) The district office of the Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) in the busy Hazratganj area here was gutted in a major fire late Thursday, police said. ... Read more...

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Leann Rimes out of rehab


September 8th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 8 (IANS) Singer-actress Leann Rimes has left rehab early to be a part of a series of concerts in the US.Rimes left the centre just one week ... Read more...

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One killed in Kashmir road accident


September 7th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 7 (IANS) One person was killed and 20 injured when the minibus in which they were travelling in overturned in Jammu and Kashmir's Badgam district Friday, police said.Badgam ... Read more...

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Protest will continue, say NDA MPs


September 7th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Sending out the message that their protest would continue on the streets, MPs from the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) staged a protest in parliament complex ... Read more...

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New Jersey shooting rekindles debate on US gun laws (Third Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Yet another shooting in the United States less than four weeks after a gunman killed six worshippers in a Sikh gurdwara in Wisconsin has rekindled ... Read more...

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Gunman shoots two before killing himself in New Jersey (Second Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) A gunman entered a New Jersey supermarket early Friday morning and killed two workers before taking his own life, according to local media reports.The apparently disgruntled ... Read more...

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Left, SP, TDP demand fair probe into coal scam


August 31st, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Putting up a third front on the coal scam, the Left parties, along with Samajwadi Party and Telugu Desam Party, Friday staged a sit-in ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh leaves Tehran for home


August 31st, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 31 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left for home Friday morning after a four-day visit to Tehran during which he attended the 16h summit meeting of ... Read more...

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Three killed as bridge collapses in China (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 24 (IANS) Three people were killed and five injured when the ramp of a multimillion-dollar bridge in northeast China collapsed early Friday morning, sending four trucks hurtling to ... Read more...

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Ajmer shrine finally receives Zardari’s $1 mn donation


August 18th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Ajmer, Aug 17 (IANS) Four months after visiting Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari announced $1 million donation for Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti's shrine here, the shrine authorities finally received ... Read more...

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Three kids found dead in Uttar Pradesh village pond


August 17th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 17 (IANS) The bodies of three children were found in a village pond in Mahoba district, police said Friday.The children, identified as Sanjay (9), Ria (7) and Deepak ... Read more...

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RSS rushes to help fleeing Assamese


August 17th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Aug 17 (IANS) In a humanitarian gesture, over 500 RSS activists rushed to the help of thousands of people from Assam and northeastern states returning home, when a ... Read more...

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BSF trooper killed in cross border firing in Jammu


August 17th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 17 (IANS) A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper was killed when Pakistan resorted to "heavy unprovoked firing" on a border post in Jammu and Kashmir, an official said ... Read more...

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Family dispute leads Delhi resident to suicide


August 10th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) A 50-year-old man committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan inside his general store shop here Friday morning, police said.Selvamani, resident of west ... Read more...

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Relatives suspect foul play in army jawan’s suicide


August 10th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 10 (IANS) Indian Army jawan V. Arun, who committed suicide in Kashmir early this week, was cremated at his hometown in Killimannor near here Friday morning.The body was ... Read more...

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Rape victim’s mother released from Chinese labour camp


August 10th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) A woman sent to a labour camp in central China's Hunan province after petitioning for justice for her daughter, who had been raped and forced into ... Read more...

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Cloudy day, rains likely in Delhi


August 10th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) A cloudy day with rains lies in store for the national capital Friday, met officials said.The maximum temperature is expected to hover around the ... Read more...

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Six juveniles escape from Rajasthan detention centre


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 3 (IANS) Six juvenile offenders, aged between 14 and 17 years, overpowered two security guards at a detention centre here and escaped, officials said Friday, adding a hunt ... Read more...

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Three lion cubs die at Chhattisgarh zoo


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 3 (IANS) Three new-born lion cubs at the famous Nandan Van on the outskirts of the Chhattisgarh capital died Friday, shocking animal lovers and zoo officials.A senior zoo ... Read more...

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Three held with fake 6.40 lakh Takas in Dhaka


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 3 (IANS) Three people have been arrested in Dhaka after counterfeit currency worth 6.40 lakh Takas (about $7,850) was recovered from them, The Daily Star reported.The Detective Branch ... Read more...

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Three killed, four hurt in road accident


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 3 (IANS) Three people were killed and four others seriously injured when a Qualis carrying them hit a road divider early Friday morning near Akbar's tomb Sikandra on ... Read more...

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Typhoon Damrey slams China


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:15 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) Typhoon Damrey packing winds of 126 kmph made landfall in China Thursday night, authorities said.Damrey, the 10th typhoon to hit China this year, battered Jiangsu and ... Read more...

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Former Andhra minister Mohan Reddy dies


July 27th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 27 (IANS) Former Andhra Pradesh minister and senior Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader B.V. Mohan Reddy died here Friday, following a brief illness. He was 67.Mohan Reddy, whose ... Read more...

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Thin crowd on third day of Team Anna’s fast


July 27th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Team Anna's fast at Delhi's Jantar Mantar for a stringent anti-corruption Lokpal bill entered its third day Friday, with the crowds still remaining thin.There ... Read more...

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No arrest yet in Woodland manager’s killing


July 23rd, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 22 (IANS) The Ghaziabad police Sunday denied making any arrest in the murder of a shoe and apparel company's top executive, who was shot dead Friday morning in ... Read more...

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No breakthrough in Woodland manager’s murder case


July 21st, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 21 (IANS) The Ghaziabad police Saturday said they are yet to make a breakthrough in the sensational murder of a shoe and apparel company's top executive, who was ... Read more...

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Christopher Nolan condemns theatre shooting


July 21st, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 21 (IANS) "The Dark Knight Rises" director Christopher Nolan has paid condolences to the victims and their families of Friday's deadly cinema hall rampage in Denver.The mishap, ... Read more...

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One dead, two injured in Delhi road accident


July 21st, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) A 20-year-old man was killed and two of his associates critically injured, when the car they were travelling in collided with a mini-truck here early ... Read more...

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Woodland manager gunned down outside Ghaziabad home


July 20th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 20 (IANS) A senior manager with shoe and apparel company Woodland was killed Friday morning when two gunmen fired over a dozen shots at him outside his home ... Read more...

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Uddhav Thackeray in hospital for angioplasty


July 20th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray was admitted to Lilavati Hospital here Friday morning for an angioplasty procedure, party officials said.He was accompanied by ... Read more...

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Seven girls raped at summer camp in Mexico


July 16th, 2012 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 16 (IANS/EFE) Seven girls were raped and a number of boys were beaten by assailants who attacked a summer camp in central Mexico last week, authorities said.The ... Read more...

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Fiery pacer Brett Lee retires from international cricket


July 13th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 13 (IANS) It's official, I have retired from international cricket! Thanks for all your love and support. It's been an amazing 13 years -- so tweeted Australian ... Read more...

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US tourist found dead in Jaipur


July 6th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 6 (IANS) A 62-year old US citizen with an Indian name was found dead in a hotel room here Friday, police said.Police say there is a possibility that ... Read more...

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