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Rail official killed in Bihar


August 8th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 8 (IANS) A railway official was beaten to death on a train in Bihar by a group of people who thought he was a thief, police said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Two thrown out of train, one dead (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, May 14 (IANS) A man from Bihar was killed and another was battling for life Monday after being thrown out of a train in Gujarat when they resisted an ... Read more...

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Woman beats two children to death


March 1st, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 1 (IANS) In a ghastly incident, a woman beat two small children of a family to death in a village in Shimla district while a third girl was ... Read more...

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No laxity, only cautious steps in Italian ship shooting: Chandy


February 18th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 18 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Saturday denied the state and the central governments were lax in taking action against the Italian cargo ship crew who ... Read more...

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Bihar doctors go on a day’s strike to protest lynching


May 31st, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 31 (IANS) All the government doctors in Bihar are observing a day-long token strike Tuesday to protest the death of a doctor who was lynched by prisoners inside ... Read more...

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Seven prisoners booked for lynching doctor in Bihar (Lead)


May 30th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 30 (IANS) A case was lodged Monday against seven inmates of Bihar's Gopalganj district jail for beating to death a doctor inside the prison premises, police said. The ... Read more...

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Seven prisoners booked for lynching doctor in Bihar


May 30th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 30 (IANS) A case was lodged Monday against seven inmates of Bihar's Gopalganj district jail for beating to death a doctor inside the prison premises, police said. The ... Read more...

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Mercy plea rejected, Assam killer set to be hanged


May 29th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 29 (IANS) Fifteen years after he walked into a police station with a severed head and blood dripping sword in his hand, Mahendra Nath Das is now ... Read more...

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Road rage victim dies after being fed poison


December 16th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Dec 16 (IANS) A man was arrested here Thursday for being part of a gang that poisoned to death a man who refused to let their car overtake his vehicle, police ... Read more...

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26 of marriage party killed (Lead, Changing dateline)


December 14th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, Dec 14 (IANS) As many as 26 people returning from a wedding feast died Tuesday when their vehicle fell into a tank near this Karnataka city, police said.The vehicle was on ... Read more...

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Pak woman claims Taliban ‘publicly lashed’ her over adultery allegations


December 1st, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Mingora, Dec 1 (ANI): A 27-year-old Pakistani woman has claimed that Swat-based militants had publicly lashed her over allegations of adultery in 2008.Talking to reporters, Saira Bibi said that the ... Read more...

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Five FC men killed, three hurt, one missing in blast at CID building in Karachi


November 12th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 12 (ANI): At least five Frontier Corps (FC) personnel were killed, three injured and one missing in the ghastly incident of firing and the powerful explosion at the Crime Investigation ... Read more...

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Malik, Awan accused of direct involvement in Bhutto’s murder


April 22nd, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.22 (ANI): Slain Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's chief protocol officer Aslam Chaudhry's legal advisor, Asad Rajput, has blamed Interior Minister Rehman Malik and law and parliamentary affairs minister Babar ... Read more...

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Kerala opposition walks out over tree-felling issue


March 8th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 8 (IANS) The Congress-led opposition Monday walked out of the Kerala assembly after the presiding officer turned down their adjournment motion on the issue of 2,000 rubber trees being ... Read more...

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Johnny Depp Pitches In For West Memphis Three


February 24th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan BhaduriNew York, Feb 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hollywood heartthrob Johnny Depp has voiced his concern and support for the West Memphis Three case which involves three teenagers who have been accused ... Read more...

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Kerala football tourney to be revived after 25 years


January 10th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 10 (IANS) There is finally some good news for football lovers in Kerala. After a long wait of 25 years, the once-prestigious G.V. Raja Football Tournament will be revived later ... Read more...

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Karachi Police knew about attack on Muharram procession 10 days before, failed to act


January 1st, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan.1 (ANI): The Karachi police had reportedly arrested the alleged mastermind of Monday's suicide attack, which targeted a Muharram procession, 10 days before the incident, but despite that it failed to ... Read more...

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Amanda Knox Trial Result To Be Made Public Soon


December 4th, 2009 - 8:32 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan BhaduriDec.04 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Within a few hours the fate of Amanda Knox, convicted in the murder of Meredith Kercher [her roommate] will be decided. An Italian jury is going to ... Read more...

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Six members of NRI family killed, father rushes to US [Fourth Lead]


March 31st, 2009 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington/Chennai, March 31 (IANS) An apparent case of murder-suicide has left six Indians dead and one critically injured in Santa Clara, California, with US police believing that financial distress may ... Read more...

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Modi alerted PM about Delhi blasts: Advani (Lead)


September 14th, 2008 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 13 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi had 10 days ago alerted Prime Minister Manmohan Singh about the serial bomb blasts that rocked New Delhi, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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Devotees throng Hanuman Temple near Jaipur blast site


May 15th, 2008 - 12:15 pm ICT by admin
Jaipur, May 15 (ANI): Hordes of devotees thronged the Hanuman Temple near which several bomb blasts went off in Jaipur on Tuesday evening, sending out a strong message to extremists that ... Read more...

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Mob sets ablaze lorry driver in West Bengal


February 21st, 2008 - 1:09 am ICT by admin
Kolkata, Feb 20 (IANS) In a ghastly incident of mob justice, a driver who accidentally ran his lorry over a student was set ablaze in full public glare Wednesday in a West ... Read more...

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