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Bieber offered position in hockey team


September 13th, 2012 - 5:20 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 13 (IANS) US National Hockey League farm team the Bakersfield Condors has invited singer Justin Bieber to be part of their 2012-2013 season.The team's general manager Matt ... Read more...

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26/11 survivors, victims’ kin hail court verdict


August 29th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Survivors and kin of victims of the 26/11 terror attacks Wednesday hailed the Supreme Court judgment upholding the death sentence of Ajmal Kasab, the only surviving ... Read more...

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30 kids injured in Germany bus accident


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 23 (IANS) Over 35 people, including at least 30 children, were injured in a highway accident in Germany Wednesday, a police source said.The children were going home from ... Read more...

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Two die after being pushed out of train in Bengal (Lead)


August 19th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, Aug 19 (IANS) Two people were killed in West Bengal after being pushed out of a Guwahati-bound train carrying Assamese fleeing Bangalore, officials said Sunday. Two more bodies were ... Read more...

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Kerala to showcase rural IT parks


August 8th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 8 (IANS) At the forthcoming Emerging Kerala investor meet, the state is set to carry the wave of its IT revolution to rural areas, said an official.Apart from ... Read more...

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50 dead in China rains (Second Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) At least 50 people have died in China in rain-triggered floods and accidents, authorities said Monday.In Beijing, the toll from Saturday's rainstorms climbed to 37 as ... Read more...

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Former Pakistani cricketers hail revival of India series (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The announcement of revival of sub-continental cricketing ties has not gone down well with former India captain Sunil Gavaskar, who has questioned its timing, but ... Read more...

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Former Pakistani players hail cricket revival with India


July 16th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The announcement of revived sub-continental cricketing ties might not have down well with former India captain Sunil Gavaskar, but former Pakistani players have given it ... Read more...

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Three ULFA cadres nabbed in Assam


June 30th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 30 (IANS) Three cadres of the anti-talk faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) were arrested in Assam's Goalpara district Saturday and a large amount of ... Read more...

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Couple jailed in France for mutilating daughters’ genitals


June 4th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) An African Islamic holy man - alleged to be endowed with magical powers - and his wife have been jailed in France for mutilating the genitals ... Read more...

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Sharapova proud of her Russian origin


May 30th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 30 (IANS/Ria Novosti) Despite being the world's highest-earning sportswoman, Russian No.1 tennis player Maria Sharapova says she's proud to hail from a run-down Siberian town."I am really happy ... Read more...

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American Sikhs hail India’s Sikh marriage law


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) American Sikhs have hailed as "historic" the passage in the Indian parliament of Anand Marriage Act for the registration of Sikh marriages."This is a historic day ... Read more...

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Healthcare sector in Middle East creating more jobs


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 22 (IANS/WAM) Job opportunities in the healthcare sector in the Middle East and North Africa region are expanding at the rate of 14 percent per year, a report ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

China braces for heavy rains


May 20th, 2012 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 20 (IANS) Heavy rains will lash the western and southern regions of China over the next two days, the meteorological authority said Sunday.Heavy rains, hail and high ... Read more...

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30 dead in China storm


May 11th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 11 (IANS) At least 30 people died and several others were missing Friday after hail and torrential rains battered a mountainous region in northwest China, authorities said.The storm ... Read more...

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19 dead, 45 missing in China storm


May 11th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 11 (IANS) Nineteen people were killed and 45 went missing after hail and torrential rains battered northwest China's Gansu province Thursday, authorities said Friday.The stormy weather lasted only ... Read more...

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BMW kills two, injures four


May 5th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 5 (IANS) In yet another incident involving a BMW, a speeding car rammmed into a vehicle Saturday here killing two people, including a woman, and critically injured four ... Read more...

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Suspected arms dealers nabbed in Assam


April 28th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 28 (IANS) A joint team of Assam Police, Meghalaya Police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Saturday arrested four suspected arms dealers from Gorchuk area of Assam's main ... Read more...

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Vengsarkar, Shiny Wilson presented lifetime achievement awards


April 27th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Dilip Vengsarkar and ace middle distance runner Shiny Wilson were Friday presented the lifetime achievements award by the Calcutta Sports Journalists Club ... Read more...

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Rain worries farmers in western UP


April 12th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 12 (IANS) The spell of rain earlier this week has got farmers in western Uttar Pradesh worried with many saying that it would damage the standing wheat crop.Wednesday ... Read more...

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‘Witch hunting’ on the rise in Assam


March 29th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 29 (IANS) Incidents of 'witch hunting' increased in Assam in 2011 with Kokrajhar district in lower Assam recording the highest number of witch hunting-related deaths in the year, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Maximum temperatures fall in Punjab, Haryana


January 8th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 8 (IANS) While the minimum temperatures in Punjab and Haryana have not hit sub-zero levels in the past week, it is the maximum temperatures at most places that ... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash Delhi on cold night (Second Lead)


January 7th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The weekend began on a chilly and wet note in the capital Friday with the city receiving heavy rain late in the night. There were ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Kerala realtor yet again marries off 20 girls


December 10th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Palakkad (Kerala), Dec 10 (IANS) Middle East-based Keralite P.N.C. Menon, who heads the real estate Sobha Group, presided over 20 marriages here Saturday as part of his trust's yearly programme ... Read more...

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Slapgate: Thackeray lampoons Hazare for targeting Pawar


December 9th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Friday questioned the credentials of social crusader Anna Hazare's anti-corruption campaign, claiming it appeared to target only Agriculture Minister Sharad ... Read more...

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Don’t recruit kids: Malik tells Taliban


November 20th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Help children in their education instead of preparing them for suicide attacks, Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik has advised the Taliban.He urged the insurgents to ... Read more...

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53 child workers rescued


October 4th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) A total of 53 child labourers were rescued from factories in north Delhi and seven employers arrested Tuesday, said NGO Bachpan Bachao Andolan.The raids were ... Read more...

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Student thrashed by colleagues at private college


September 10th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Sep 10 (IANS) A second year B.Tech student was thrashed and injured and his cousin allegedly ragged by two students of a private college in Greater Noida, police ... Read more...

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Himachal needs Rs.400 crore for anti-hail guns


August 23rd, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 23 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh requires Rs.400 crore to install anti-hail guns in the state to protect crops from vagaries of the weather, the assembly was told Tuesday."Approximately Rs.400 ... Read more...

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Thousands throng Ramlila Ground to support Anna (Lead)


August 19th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Thousands of people, many of them school children, thronged the Ramlila Ground Friday despite rains to support social activist Anna Hazare in his fight for ... Read more...

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India will go home with bruised ego and reputation: Stewart


August 14th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) Former England skipper and wicketkeeper Alec Stewart says India have been "shown up" in the English conditions and will go home with their "reputation and egos ... Read more...

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Two get life imprisonment for Kerala blasts (Lead)


August 12th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 12 (IANS) A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court here Friday sentenced to life imprisonment two of the accused in the 2006 twin bomb blasts in Kozhikode in ... Read more...

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Congress, TDP hail court order on Jagan’s assets


August 10th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 10 (IANS) The Congress party and the main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in Andhra Pradesh Wednesday welcomed the high court order directing the CBI to probe ... Read more...

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54 killed in China storms


July 27th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) At least 54 people have been killed in storms that hit China since the weekend, the government announced Wednesday.The National Disaster Reduction Committee said thunderstorms accompanied ... Read more...

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Thunderstorms impact 275,000 in Chinese city


July 26th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 26 (IANS) Thunderstorms over the past five days have battered China's Chongqing city, damaging homes and farmland, cutting power supplies and affecting about 275,000 people.More than 1,500 houses ... Read more...

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