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Norwegian killer mulls autobiography


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik is planning to write an autobiography, in which he would talk about at least two Norwegian organisations to which ... 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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Yamunanagar first district with ramps for disabled


August 8th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 8 (IANS) Haryana's Yamunanagar will become the first district in the country this Independence Day where all government buildings would have the facility of ramps for physically challenged ... Read more...

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Rising Kosi floods dozens of Bihar villages


July 5th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 5 (IANS) Hundreds of people in Bihar's Saharsa and Supaul districts were forced to abandon their homes as dozens of villages were flooded after heavy discharge into the ... Read more...

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UP orders digitization of government records


July 4th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 4 (IANS) In the aftermath of the terrible fire that swept through the Mantralaya in Mumbai, the Uttar Pradesh government has ordered the digitization of all important official ... Read more...

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Delhi Secretariat too flouted fire safety norms: DFS


June 23rd, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Two days after a huge fire gutted four floors of the Maharashtra Secretariat in Mumbai, officials here said that Delhi's 10-storey secretariat building too was ... Read more...

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Jail Norway killer, don’t put him in mental care: Defence


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) Norwegian extremist Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in two attacks in the capital Oslo last year, should be sent to prison and not face ... Read more...

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Prosecutors want Norway killer be ruled insane


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:21 am ICT by IANS
Oslo, June 22 (IANS) Prosecutors in Norway have called for self-confessed mass killer Anders Behring Breivik to be considered insane.Breivik killed 77 people and injured 242 last July. He bombed ... Read more...

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One killed in Pakistan violence over electricity


June 19th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) At least one person was killed and six others were injured in clashes between protesters and a politician's security guards in Pakistan's Punjab province Monday, as ... Read more...

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Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar’s expansive, surreal capital (With image)


May 28th, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Nay Pyi Taw, May 28 (IANS) Constructed less than seven years ago in literally the middle of nowhere, Myanmar's new capital -where Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived Sunday ... Read more...

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Ukraine introduces ban on public smoking


May 25th, 2012 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, May 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Ukrainian parliament has approved a legislation prohibiting smoking at public places, including restaurants, stadiums and government buildings."The adoption of this document was necessary since, ... Read more...

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Noted Brazilian architect hospitalized


May 4th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 4 (IANS/EFE) Centenarian Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer has been hospitalized here with a respiratory infection, medical officials said Thursday.The 104-year-old entered Rio de Janeiro's Samaritan hospital ... Read more...

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EU condemns Afghanistan attacks


April 16th, 2012 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, April 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has condemned Sunday's Taliban attacks on government buildings and western embassies in Afghanistan, her spokesperson said in ... Read more...

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‘Norwegian gunman plotted to kill Obama’


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik had planned to assassinate US President Barack Obama with a car bomb when he went to collect his Nobel ... Read more...

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Bangalore blinks for hour to save earth


April 1st, 2012 - 2:06 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 1 (IANS) India's tech hub late Saturday partly plunged into darkness for an hour, as public and private organisations, companies, malls and shops joined thousands of greens to ... Read more...

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Bihar is 100 years old


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 22 (IANS) Bihar turned 100 years old Thursday, with the government declaring a holiday to mark the start of three days of celebrations.It was on this day when ... Read more...

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Bihar ready for centenary celebrations


March 21st, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 21 (IANS) Bihar is ready for three-day centenary celebrations of the founding of the state beginning Thursday.The government has spent vast sums of money to decorate the ... Read more...

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The disappearing ponds of Kashmir


March 13th, 2012 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Shopian (Srinagar), March 13 (IANS) Thirty years ago, Avend village in the south Kashmir district of Shopian was also called "Talaab Gaam" because of dozens of fresh water ponds surrounding ... Read more...

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IPS Rajiv is new CISF chief (Lead)


January 18th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Rajiv, who goes by his first name, was Wednesday named the new chief of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) ... Read more...

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Rajiv appointed new CISF chief


January 18th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Rajiv was Wednesday appointed the new chief of paramilitary Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) that guards India's vital installations, including ... Read more...

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20 charged for arson during 2010 Kashmir unrest


December 13th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 13 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police Tuesday formally charged 20 persons for setting ablaze public property worth crores of rupees in the north Kashmir town of Tangmarg ... Read more...

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Manipur blockade enters 100th day, supplies drying up


November 8th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Nov 8 (IANS) The indefinite economic blockade in Manipur entered its 100th day Tuesday with no signs that the government was making an effort to break the deadlock and ... Read more...

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Manipur on brink of breakdown with 99 days of blockade


November 7th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Nov 7 (IANS) As one travels along the national highway in Manipur inhabited by two rival tribal groups - the Kukis and the Nagas, one can see the ... Read more...

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Delhi on high alert after blast


September 7th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Indian capital is in a state of high alert with security beefed up across the city and additional personnel pressed into action after ... Read more...

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Tunisia bans police unions


September 7th, 2011 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, Sep 7 (IANS) Tunisia has banned all police unions in the country, as it views them being a threat to the national security, Xinhua reported.The police unions ... Read more...

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Norway holds memorial for twin attack victims


August 22nd, 2011 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Oslo, Aug 22 (IANS) Norway Sunday held a grand national memorial ceremony honouring the 77 victims of the twin attacks in the capital city of Oslo in July.Addressing over 6,000 ... Read more...

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Islamabad residents say no to posters


August 16th, 2011 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Posters and flyers displaying information about upcoming events continue to be put up in the Pakistani capital. This has led to growing resentment among its citizens ... Read more...

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Rs.60 crore for infrastructure in Maoist-hit district


July 26th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 26 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government Tuesday said it would pump in at least Rs.60 crore for building infrastructure in Bijapur district, amongst the worst hit by Maoist insurgency."The ... Read more...

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Norway’s massacre man led a parallel life


July 25th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 25 (IANS) For years, Anders Behring Breivik participated in online debate forums on the dangers of Islam and immigration. Ahead of the massacre of over 85 people at ... Read more...

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It’s an attack on democratic values: Norwegian minister (Interview)


July 23rd, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Norwegian minister Erik Solheim, who was the face of peace efforts in Sri Lanka, Saturday said the "horrible" massacre of 91 people was an attack ... Read more...

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Norway twin attack death toll climbs to 91


July 23rd, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 23 (IANS) The death toll in twin attacks in Norway has gone up to 91. At least 84 people have been killed in a shooting spree by an ... Read more...

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17 dead in Norway twin attacks


July 23rd, 2011 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 23 (IANS) Norway was hit by twin attacks Friday - a massive bomb blast in the capital Oslo and a shooting at a governing Labour Party youth camp. ... Read more...

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Maoists set ablaze construction machine in Orissa


July 5th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 5 (IANS) Maoist rebels Tuesday set ablaze a construction machine in Orissa's Malkangiri district after a contractor resumed road work despite their objection, police said.About 20-30 armed guerrillas ... Read more...

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Maintain government buildings properly: Dikshit


July 1st, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Friday asked officials to take proper care of government buildings and other assets built using public money.Directing officials to personally ... Read more...

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80 policemen killed in Syria


June 7th, 2011 - 7:02 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, June 7 (IANS) Hundreds of gunmen ambushed a convoy of police officers in Syria and killed around 80 personnel, the SANA news agency reported.The incident took place in Jisr ... Read more...

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