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175 Sri Lankan tourists to return following protests (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 4 (IANS) One hundred and seventy-five Sri Lankan tourists were safely escorted by police to Tamil Nadu's Tiruchirapalli airport Tuesday when Tamil activists staged demonstrations against their visit. ... Read more...

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Protest against Sri Lankan tourists near Trichy


September 4th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 4 (IANS) Over 175 Sri Lankan tourists were safely escorted by police to Tamil Nadu's Tiruchirapalli (Trichy) airport Tuesday when Tamil activists staged demonstrations against their visit, said ... Read more...

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Travel advisory: India assures safety to visiting Sri Lankans (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Amid reports of attack on buses carrying Sri Lankan pilgrims in Tamil Nadu and a travel advisory issued by Colombo, the government Tuesday assured that ... Read more...

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Remove black films from cars or face action, SC warns police


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday directed police chiefs in all states and union territories to ensure compliance of its direction that no material, including films of ... Read more...

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US issues alert for its people in Pakistan


April 26th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) The US embassy in Islamabad Thursday issued a security alert for its staff and American citizens to take precautions for next two weeks, but did not ... Read more...

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Syria, Egypt in tit-for-tat envoy withdrawal


February 20th, 2012 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syria recalled its ambassador to Egypt Sunday over Cairo's withdrawal of its envoy in Damascus, the Al Jazeera TV channel reported.Egypt's Foreign Minister Mohammed Amr ... Read more...

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Coach rams into Go Air plane at Mumbai airport


December 29th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 29 (IANS) In a freak accident, an empty passenger ferry coach rolled forward and rammed into a stationary Go Air plane Thursday morning at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International ... Read more...

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Bangladesh issues cyclone alert


December 29th, 2011 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 29 (IANS) Bangladesh has issued an alert over Cyclone Thane that is heading towards its southeast coast.The storm was about 1,200 km from the Chittagong port, the meteorological ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mexico to auction dollars to prop up peso


December 1st, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 1 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's currency exchange commission announced forceful action to bolster the peso, saying the central bank will auction $400 million of its reserves on days the ... Read more...

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Manchester City suspend Tevez for defying manager


September 29th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 29 (IANS) Manchester City suspended Argentinian striker Carlos Tevez as they began an investigation into whether he refused to come on as a substitute in the Champions ... Read more...

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Major New York City-area airports to reopen on Monday


August 29th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- The three major airports serving New York City are set to reopen on Monday after Hurricane Irene made its way along the U.S. East Coast, the Port ... Read more...

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Meghalaya defers civic polls


July 14th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 14 (IANS) The Meghalaya government Thursday again postponed the first-ever civic polls in the three districts of Garo Hills scheduled for next month, fearing breakdown of law-and-order situation ... Read more...

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‘Heroine’ postponed indefinitely


June 28th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The news of Aishwarya Rai's pregnancy cast doubts over the completion of Madhur Bhandarkar's "Heroine", in which she was playing the lead role. Putting ... Read more...

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Volcano ash forces Argentine flight cancellations


June 8th, 2011 - 6:09 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, June 8 (IANS) Ash from Chile's Puyehue volcano that erupted June 4 has caused the cancellation of many flights in Argentina, Xinhua reported.Ash clouds were spreading over the ... Read more...

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Bombay HC grants actor Shiny Ahuja bail in rape case


April 27th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr.27 (ANI): Bollywood actor Shiny Ahuja was on Wednesday granted bail by the Bombay High Court in connection with a rape case, and is likely to be released from the Arthur ... Read more...

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60,000 officials, 80,000 policemen - Kerala ready for polls


April 12th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 12 (IANS) Over 60,000 poll officials and 80,000 policemen are on duty for the assembly polls that will begin at 7 a.m. Wednesday in Kerala, a state known ... Read more...

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Curfew lifted in Tunisia


February 16th, 2011 - 6:08 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, Feb 16 (IANS) The Tunisian authorities have lifted the night-time curfew, but the state of emergency which has been in force since Jan 14 will be maintained until further notice, state-run ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Football matches postponed in Egypt for security reasons


January 29th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Jan 29 (IANS/AKI) Egypt's Football Association has postponed all football matches scheduled for Saturday citing security reasons related to the ongoing wave of anti-government protests that have shaken the country since ... Read more...

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Cuba suspends mail service to US


January 22nd, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Jan 22 (IANS/EFE) The Cuban postal service has suspended mail deliveries to the US until further notice after large amounts of US-bound mail using airlines of other countries returned to Cuba, ... Read more...

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Death toll rises as Tunisian president promises change


January 14th, 2011 - 2:47 am ICT by BNO News
TUNIS (BNO NEWS) -- At least eleven more people were killed in Tunisia on Wednesday as violent demonstrations continued countrywide, officials said on Thursday as President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali has promised ... Read more...

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Julia Gillard’s RAAF pilots suspended following drunken escapade


December 24th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 24 (ANI): Two elite RAAF pilots who regularly fly Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard around the country have been suspended.The pilots were suspended following a drunken escapade only hours after ... Read more...

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Bigg Boss 4 Day 80: Veena punished for dancing on the dining table


December 24th, 2010 - 3:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mumbai, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Veena Malik danced on the dining table in her high heels. Her act was condemned first by Ashmit and then by Bigg Boss. Bigg Boss said that ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Two pilots dead after training aircraft crashes in southern Taiwan


December 16th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by BNO News
KAOHSIUNG, TAIPEI (BNO NEWS) -- Two pilots were killed on Wednesday when a training aircraft crashed in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan, Focus Taiwan news and the Xinhua news agency reported on Thursday.The Air ... Read more...

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Extortionists torch school in Mexican border city


December 7th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ciudad Juarez (Mexico), Dec 7 (IANS/EFE) Extortionists set fire to a school in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez after the institute's owners reportedly refused to pay protection money, authorities said.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UK bishop suspended after William, Kate marriage slur


November 24th, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): A bishop who suggested that Prince William and Kate Middleton's marriage will fall apart after seven years has been suspended from duty.Shortly after the Royal couple's announcement ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie Faces Protest, Stalls Shooting Of Her Directorial Venture


November 20th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
However, as news about her movie spread there was word going around that it was based on a love story between a soldier and the girl he had raped. This has ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Report: Al-Qaeda sent operatives to Germany, Britain


November 17th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by BNO News
BERLIN (BNO NEWS) -- Germany on Wednesday said the country's security agencies have evidence that two to four potential terrorists are planning to attack Germany and the UK within weeks, officials and ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan: Released From Rehab Center, Staying At A Sober Home


November 11th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Lindsay Lohan,  the 24-year-old  troubled star who was admitted to the Betty Ford rehab centre for the second time on charges of being under influence of cocaine ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Gunman spotted on Texas A&M campus


October 29th, 2010 - 4:50 am ICT by BNO News
COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) -- Texas A&M University officials on Thursday afternoon issued a "Code Maroon" after reports of a gunman at the College Station campus.According to preliminary information, a bus ... Read more...

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Broad was ‘distraught’ by PCB chief’s comments of England throwing ODI match


October 17th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 17(ANI): England fast bowler Stuart Broad has said that he was shocked when Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt accused English players of throwing a ODI match for an ... Read more...

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PCB boss Butt has to ‘control emotions’ in interests of Pak cricket, says Sohail


October 1st, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 1(ANI): Former Pakistan skipper Aamer Sohail has said that Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt should now realise that he is holding an important position, and can't afford to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

PCB boss Butt finally retracts ‘England match throwing’ comments


September 30th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 30 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt has withdrawn his claim that the English players had thrown the third one-day international at the Oval for an "enormous" amount ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Air traffic control strike grounds flights across Belgium


September 28th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- Air traffic control in Belgium launched a 24-hour strike on early Tuesday afternoon, grounding scores of flights across the country.The sudden strike began just after 2 p.m. local ... Read more...

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PCB in huddle over resurrecting Pak cricket following bitter England tour


September 24th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep 24 (ANI): Now that Pakistan's acrimonious tour of England has ended, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has been reportedly considering a plan under which cricketing relations with England may be ... Read more...

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PCB to reply to “pre-action letter” from ECB seeking Butt’s ‘full apology’


September 24th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep 24 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has acknowledged receiving a pre-action letter from the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and the Professional Cricketers' Association (PCA), demanding a 'full ... Read more...

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