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Three die of deadly West Nile virus in Serbia


September 8th, 2012 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Sep 8 (IANS/AKI) At least three people have died in Serbia from the West Nile virus, which is carried by mosquitoes and causes brain inflammation. The virus was first ... Read more...

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Apex court issues notice on missing Bihar engineer (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday issued notice to the ministries of home and external affairs on a plea of Nikhat Parveen, seeking that her husband Fasih ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa charge sheeted in land case


May 21st, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 21 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa was Monday charge sheeted in a land case, further weakening him in his battle to unseat his successor D.V. ... Read more...

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6th Abu Dhabi-Singapore joint forum held


May 8th, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 7 (IANS/WAM) The 6th Abu Dhabi-Singapore Joint Forum (ADSJF) was held in Abu Dhabi Monday.Jointly organised by the Abu Dhabi's Executive Affairs Authority (EAA), and International Enterprise ... Read more...

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Ukraine may sell state stake in airline


May 5th, 2012 - 7:38 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, May 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Ukrainian government plans to sell its stake in the country's second largest air carrier AeroSvit in 2012-2013, a government agency said.The government has a ... Read more...

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Woman wins case for injuries during sex while on duty


April 21st, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 21 (IANS) An Australian woman has won a court battle to seek workers' compensation after being injured while having sex in a motel room when a light fitting ... Read more...

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Accused in Emaar case asked to appear before CBI


February 29th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 29 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court has asked an accused in the APIIC-Emaar Properties case to appear before the agency for questioning.Directing the CBI ... Read more...

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High court takes note of milk adulteration in Delhi


January 11th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday took suo moto cognizance of media reports that 70 percent of the milk in the national capital was adulterated and ... Read more...

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300,000 teddy bears recalled in US


December 29th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 29 (IANS) Around 300,000 teddy bears sold in the US and Canada are being recalled due to risks of children choking, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission announced.The ... Read more...

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NALCO to import two lakh tonnes coal


October 21st, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 21 (IANS) The state-run National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO) Friday placed an order with a government agency to import two lakh tonnes of coal to meet shortfall, an ... Read more...

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10 policemen die in Afghan car bombing


July 31st, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 31 (IANS) At least 10 policemen and a child were killed Sunday in a powerful car bombing in Afghanistan, an official said.The incident took place around 8.30 a.m. ... Read more...

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Ireland hospitals face doctor shortage


July 8th, 2011 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Hospitals in Ireland are now facing staff shortage due to lack of junior doctors, and the country is seeking medics from other countries, including India and ... Read more...

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Government relaxes MPs’ fund norms


June 16th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Having raised the annual allocation of Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) from Rs.2 crore to Rs.5 crore, the government Thursday relaxed ... Read more...

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Haryana to work out urban parking policy


May 24th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 24 (IANS) Faced with the increasing number of vehicles in cities and towns across Haryana, the state government has asked a government agency to prepare a parking policy ... Read more...

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No undue powers to access personal data: Communications ministry


May 10th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) No government agency has been provided undue powers to access sensitive personal information under rules of the Information Technology Act, the communications and information technology ... Read more...

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No Indian government role in Purulia arms drop: CBI


April 29th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday dismissed allegations that an arms drop in West Bengal's Purulia district in 1995 was an operation carried ... Read more...

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Nokia testing servers for corporate email access


March 14th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Finnish mobile handset maker Nokia Monday said it is testing the servers set up in India for providing access to corporate email services to the ... Read more...

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Fans have tough time entering stadium


February 28th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Fans with valid tickets had to go through a harrowing time before getting into the Ferozeshah Kotla ground for the West Indies-Netherlands World Cup match ... Read more...

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Government agency under scanner for child labour


February 15th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 15 (IANS) Even as the government make efforts to prohibit child labour, an Uttar Pradesh government-owned urban development agency itself has come under scanner for hiring minors for ... Read more...

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7.5-bn-dollar US aid to Pak fails to show “measurable progress” so far: Official report


February 9th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9(ANI): The United States' civilian-aid program for Pakistan, meant for developing its infrastructure, has failed to "demonstrate measurable progress" since the Congress approved the five-year, 7.5-billion-dollar assistance package in late ... Read more...

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We want enquiry, say survivors of train tragedy


February 3rd, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 3 (IANS) Survivors and victims' families Thursday sought an enquiry into the train rooftop accident that claimed the lives of 18 Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) aspirants in Uttar Pradesh."By holding ... Read more...

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Buying breast milk online not safe, warn experts


December 24th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 24 (ANI): Experts have raised concerns over the safety of breast-milk that is being sold over the Internet.The Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning saying that breast ... Read more...

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Karnataka IT minister resigns over land scam (Lead)


December 3rd, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 3 (IANS) Karnataka IT Minister Katta Subramanya Naidu Friday resigned following a police complaint against him in a multicrore land deal, Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa said and added that ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa’s minister faces illegal land deal case (Lead)


December 2nd, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 2 (IANS) Karnataka Information Technology Minister Katta Subramanya Naidu and his son Katta Jagadish Naidu have been slapped with charges of forgery, cheating and creating false documents in ... Read more...

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US woman charged with aiding Somalia-based militia with Al-Qaeda links


November 16th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): A Californian woman has been charged with aiding a Somalia-based militia with ties to Al-Qaeda, the US Department of Justice has said.Nima Ali Yusuf was arrested on November ... Read more...

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Swat locals frustrated over govt’s apathy after Army offensive


November 14th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Drushkhela, Nov 14 (ANI): The absence of virtually any follow-through by the government after Pakistan military declared the Swat Valley cleared of the Taliban last year has turned the locals' hope ... Read more...

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NASA Researches Hundred Year Starship for No-Return Mars Trip


October 30th, 2010 - 1:27 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Simon “Pete’ Worden, the director of NASA’s Ames Research Center which is located in California, recently let it slip to the world that NASA is planning to build ... Read more...

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No move to revoke Lalit Modi’s passport: Lawyer


October 14th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Sacked Indian Premier League (IPL) commissioner Lalit Modi's lawyer Thursday expressed ignorance of any move by any government agency to revoke or cancel Modi's passport.Advocate M. Abdi ... Read more...

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Emma Thompson to star in ‘Men in Black 3′


October 2nd, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 2 (ANI): Emma Thompson may soon appear performing stunts juxtaposed with comedy, as she is expected to join Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones in 'Men in Black 3'.The ... Read more...

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Anusha Rizvi, the Director Of Peepli Live Is Unlikely To Be Any Part Of Excitement Regarding The Film’s Oscar Nomination


September 28th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): She Explains WhyHow did you get to know about the Oscar nomination for Peepli(Live)From the media! I heard it on NDTV. It ... Read more...

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Shooter Abhinav Bindra faces trouble over land


September 28th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Sep 28 (IANS) India's only gold medal winning Olympian, shooter Abhinav Bindra's 'plot' may be in trouble.Bindra won a 500 sq yard plot at the prized Aerocity township ... Read more...

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Iran confirms its industrial computers under Stuxnet virus attack


September 26th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Sept 26 (ANI): The Iranian government agency that runs the country's nuclear facilities, including those the West suspects are part of a weapons program, has reported that its engineers are trying ... Read more...

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Games Village to Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in 7 minutes!


September 24th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) It will take seven just minutes for athletes and team officials staying at the Commonwealth Games Village in east Delhi to reach the main venue Jawaharlal Nehru ... Read more...

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Collapsed foot overbridge built by Hyderabad firm


September 21st, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The foot overbridge which collapsed Tuesday near the main Commonwealth Games venue, the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, was constructed by the Hyderabad -based PNR Infra, which was contracted ... Read more...

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Investigators Search for Perpetrator in San Fransisco Jetliner Hijacking Threat


August 20th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Investigators are still in search of the person or persons responsible for a phone call which led to an American Airlines jetliner being grounded at ... Read more...

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