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Man behind IC-814 hijack held in J&K; (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 13 (IANS) Top militant commander Mehraj-ud-din Dand, wanted for his involvement in the 1999 hijacking of flight IC-814 to Kandahar and other terror attacks, has been arrested ... Read more...

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Andy Murray Survived Mass School Shooting


September 12th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) 25 year old tennis star from Britain Andy Murray won the US open championship on Monday night. He also has a gold medal from the London ... Read more...

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VM - Drunk tries to enter Brazil president’s home


September 12th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A drunken man who said he loves Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff tried to enter the presidential palace, prompting security personnel to open fire from ... Read more...

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Venezuela drops arms trafficking charges against US ship


September 10th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Venezuelan authorities have dropped charges of arms trafficking against the crew of a US-flagged cargo ship, CNN reported.The Ocean Atlas ship with its captain and 14 ... Read more...

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Pitt doesn’t feel safe without gun


September 10th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 10 (IANS) Actor Brad Pitt, who is protective about his fiancee, actress Angelina Jolie, and their six children, says that as an American owning a weapon ... Read more...

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Large cache of firearms seized in Pune


August 30th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 30 (IANS) Two people have been arrested here with a large cache of arms, including nine country-made guns and 80 live cartridges, a top police official said Thursday.Yogesh ... Read more...

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Six die in shootout at Brazil nightclub


August 28th, 2012 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 28 (IANS/EFE) Six people were killed and 14 wounded in a gunfight at a nightclub in the southeastern Brazilian city of Belo Horizonte, police said Monday, ... Read more...

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Jessica Alba takes shooting lessons


August 28th, 2012 - 4:38 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 28 (IANS) Actress Jessica Alba fired guns at a shooting range as part of her training for upcoming movie "Sin City: A Dame To Kill For".The 31-year-old, ... Read more...

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Ashwin for enforcing follow-on after early wrap-up


August 24th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 24 (IANS) Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin feels should New Zealand's first inngings fold up early, the hosts should enforce the follow-on keeping in view how the pitch is ... Read more...

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Venezuela prison brawl toll rises to 26


August 24th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Aug 24 (IANS/EFE) The toll in last weekend's battle between heavily armed inmate gangs at the Yare I prison near Caracas has risen to 26, said authorities.The initial casualty ... Read more...

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Connor Cruise lands his major film role


August 13th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Connor Cruise has decided to take the footsteps of his father when he first appeared in a film namely Red Dawn. It’s the high time you ... Read more...

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India envoy raises questions about gun use in US


August 10th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) Echoing President Barack Obama's call for "soul searching" over Sunday's rampage in a Wisconsin gurdwara, Indian ambassador Nirupama Rao has raised questions about the free ... Read more...

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Olympic swimming: Clary shocks Lochte for 200m backstroke gold


August 3rd, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) America's Tyler Clary won gold in a new Olympic record in the men's 200 meters backstroke here.Clary, the fastest qualifier for the final, clocked ... Read more...

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Cyrus house invasion call a hoax


August 2nd, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 2 (IANS) The police did not waste a minute when a caller informed them about a possible home invasion at singer Miley Cyrus's house. However, it ... Read more...

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Two tonnes of marijuana found in Mexican cemetery


July 30th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 30 (IANS/EFE) Army troops found 2.2 tonnes of marijuana in a cemetery in Los Villa Nueva, a community in northeastern Mexico, said authorities.Soldiers found the drugs Thursday ... Read more...

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Pakistani guns down three family members


July 29th, 2012 - 5:01 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 29 (IANS) A man in Pakistan's northwest tribal region shot dead his brother, sister-in-law and niece following a domestic dispute, Geo News reported.Police said the a man barged ... Read more...

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GNLA guns down school teacher in Meghalaya


July 20th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 20 (IANS) The Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) has gunned down a school teacher, accused by the rebels of being a police spy, in Meghalaya's East Garo Hills ... Read more...

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Over $600,000 stolen from bank on Greek island


July 17th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, July 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 500,000 euros (about $614,000) have been stolen from a bank on the small Greek island of Spetses, local Skai television channel reported.The incident occurred ... Read more...

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Leaflets found with threats against British PM, queen


July 7th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Leaflets found by British police - during an operation in which seven men were held for terrorism offences - contained threats against Prime Minister David ... Read more...

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Sharapova stoic about losing No.1 spot


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Maria Sharapova is calm about losing the World No.1 spot with defeat in the fourth round at Wimbledon, the Russian tennis star has said.Either ... Read more...

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Woman killed in Rajasthan stampede


June 30th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 30 (IANS) A 55-year-old woman was killed in a stampede while about a dozen others sustained bullet injuries in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district Saturday after two groups of villagers ... Read more...

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Nod for $1.8 bn defence procurement proposals


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) India's defence ministry Friday gave its approval to three key proposals from the Indian Air Force (IAF) and the Indian Navy to buy 14 new ... Read more...

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Four arrested for poaching peacocks in Rajasthan


June 17th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 17 (IANS) Four men were arrested for poaching peacocks in Rajasthan's Jalore district Sunday, police said.According to the police, the poaching took place in Bhanwarni area of the ... Read more...

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Siachen avalanche: Two more bodies found


June 5th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) The bodies of two more Pakistani soldiers were found Tuesday in the Siachen glacier's Gayari area, taking the number of bodies recovered after the devastating April ... Read more...

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China busts gang that sells illegal firearms


May 25th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 25 (IANS) Police in southwest China have busted a gang involved in the illegal online sale of smuggled firearms, authorities said Friday.A huge cache of guns, bullets and ... Read more...

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Court acquits 12 of killing 13 Jharkhand cops


May 21st, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 21 (IANS) A Dhanbad court Monday acquitted, for lack of evidence, 12 people accused of killing 13 policemen during a large-scale attack on a Jharkhand Police picket in ... Read more...

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Colin Firth fights for Brazilian tribe


May 1st, 2012 - 4:21 am ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) Actor Colin Firth has launched an appeal to save the lives and land of the Awa people, a hunter-gatherer tribe in Brazil's rain forests, from illegal ... Read more...

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Konkona back on sets, says Ranvir


April 26th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Actor Ranvir Shorey says his wife Konkona Sen Sharma, who took a sabbatical after their son Haroon's birth, is back under arclights.The actress, who was last ... Read more...

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Taliban attack Pakistani jail, nearly 400 escape


April 15th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 15 (IANS) Nearly 400 inmates escaped from a Pakistani jail early Sunday after Taliban militants attacked the facility with guns and grenades.Over 100 militants launched the attack ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Jewellers stage protest in Mumbai


April 12th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) Over 2,000 mourners, part of the funeral of two jewellers who were murdered by four masked men near a busy suburban railway station, Thursday turned the ... Read more...

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Armed tribal youths arrested in Tripura (Lead)


April 5th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 5 (IANS) Even as union Home Minister P. Chidambaram was visiting Mizoram over the Reang refugees repatriation issue, security forces arrested five Reang tribal youths with arms ... Read more...

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Armed tribal youths arrested in Mizoram


April 5th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 5 (IANS) Even as union Home Minister P. Chidambaram was visiting Mizoram over the Reang refugees repatriation issue, security forces arrested five Reang tribal youths with arms ... Read more...

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Illegal arms factory raided in Kolkata


March 31st, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) An illegal arms manufacturing factory was raided and several arms and ammunition were seized in West Bengal's Murshidabad district. One person has been arrested, police ... Read more...

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China steps up war on gun crimes


March 27th, 2012 - 6:43 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 27 (IANS) Chinese Police have been ordered to step up their war on crimes involving guns and explosives.Deputy Minister of Public Security Huang Ming said police "must fully ... Read more...

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Pakistan again violates LoC truce


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 22 (IANS) Pakistani troops resorted to "unprovoked firing" on the Line of Control (LoC) in the Mendhar sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district late Wednesday night, which ... Read more...

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