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Cameron wants Pakistan to act on British family’s murder


August 28th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) Prime Minister David Cameron is putting pressure on the Pakistan government to ensure that justice was done to a visiting British family which was killed ... Read more...

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No breakthrough in Woodland manager’s murder case


July 21st, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 21 (IANS) The Ghaziabad police Saturday said they are yet to make a breakthrough in the sensational murder of a shoe and apparel company's top executive, who was ... Read more...

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Woodland manager gunned down outside Ghaziabad home


July 20th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 20 (IANS) A senior manager with shoe and apparel company Woodland was killed Friday morning when two gunmen fired over a dozen shots at him outside his home ... Read more...

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Impounded plane stolen in Colombia


June 12th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, June 12 (IANS/EFE) A small plane impounded by Colombian authorities last December after entering the country illegally has been stolen from an airport in the northwestern region of Uraba, ... Read more...

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Ivanka Trump’s ’schizophrenic stalker extradited to New York’


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 23 (ANI): The suspected schizophrenic, off-the-rails stalker of celebrity heiress Ivanka Trump has been extradited to New York for his arraignment.Justin Massler, 28, who said his home address ... Read more...

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Six killed as Yemen police fire on anti- government protesters


March 13th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Sanaa, Mar.13 (ANI): Police forces in Yemen have killed atleast six people, including a 15 year old student and injured many more, after they attacked anti- government protesters in the capital city ... Read more...

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Music stars denounce Puerto Rico crime wave


March 1st, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, March 1 (IANS/EFE) A group of Puerto Rican music stars Monday denounced the crime wave sweeping the Caribbean island, where this weekend a hail of bullets took the lives of ... Read more...

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‘Even German civilians took part in killing concentration camp survivors’


January 18th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): A new book 'The Death Marches: The Final Phase of Nazi Genocide' by author Daniel Blatman chronicles how German civilians murdered many concentration camp survivors.The book depicts how ... Read more...

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Shot by Pakistani troops, Jammu man bedridden for past 12 years


November 18th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 18 (IANS) For Santokh Singh, life came to a standstill on a January morning in 1998. While tending his cattle from the veranda of his house, he was suddenly hit ... Read more...

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Arundhati Roy does not deserve to be arrested (Comment)


October 30th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli Nothing will please the Booker prize winning author Arundhati Roy more than being charged with sedition for advocating "azadi" or freedom for Kashmir. Ever since she won the prize in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Trooper killed in firing from Pakistan (Lead)


July 6th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 6 (IANS) A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper was killed when Pakistani Rangers opened fire at a forward post of the Indian border guards in Jammu and Kashmir's Akhnoor sector ... Read more...

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Eight Maoists killed in Bengal, bodies recovered (Second Lead)


June 16th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lalgarh (West Bengal), June 16 (IANS) Three women were among eight Maoist guerrillas killed in a gunfight with security forces near this Maoist stronghold Wednesday, police said. The bodies have been recovered and ... Read more...

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Maoists kill teenager in West Bengal


May 26th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) Maoists allegedly opened fire indiscriminately early Wednesday in West Bengal's west Midnapore district killing a teenaged boy, police said. According to police, the Maoists barged into a village near ... Read more...

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More violence in Mexico as 2010 death toll nears one thousand


February 2nd, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by BNO News
TORREON, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- More drug-related violence erupted on Monday in Mexico, just hours after one of the bloodiest episodes in months in the so-called 'War on Drugs'.At least eight people ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

President to confer three Ashok Chakras on R-Day (With Images)


January 25th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil will confer three Ashok Chakras, the highest gallantry award in peacetime, before the Republic Day parade commences Tuesday. Two of the awards were announced ... Read more...

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Two killed in police firing in West Midnapore district


December 21st, 2009 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 21 (IANS) Two people were killed when security forces opened fire on suspected Maoists at Kalaboni village in West Bengal's West Midnapore district Sunday night. A senior police officer said the ... Read more...

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Trinamool team visits violence-hit Hooghly district


November 27th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 27 (IANS) A Trinamool Congress team visited West Bengal's Hooghly district Friday, a day after one person was killed and six injured in clashes between activists of the opposition ... Read more...

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One dead, six injured in Trinamool-CPI-M clash in West Bengal


November 26th, 2009 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 26 (IANS) One man was killed and six others, including two policemen, were injured as activists of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) and the Trinamool Congress clashed in ... Read more...

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One killed, five injured in Trinamool-CPI-M clashes


November 26th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 26 (IANS) One man was killed and five others, including a police officer, suffered bullet injuries as activists of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) and the Trinamool Congress clashed ... Read more...

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The uncut birthday cake and four terror bullets, a family remembers (A year after 26/11)


November 10th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) Life and death, celebration and mourning... it all came together in a bewildering flash for the Sharma family that Nov 26 one year ago when terrorists ... Read more...

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Lalgarh offensive: Security forces reclaim Ramgarh from Maoists (Roundup)


June 27th, 2009 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lalgarh (West Bengal), June 27 (IANS) Security forces Saturday launched a multi-pronged attack on the Maoists and reclaimed the rebel stronghold of Ramgarh after marching through dense forests, defusing landmines, firing ... Read more...

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The ‘indestructable’ Brit sergeant that the Taliban just can’t blow up


April 23rd, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 23 (ANI): British Sergeant Alan Dennis, who has been dubbed "indestructable Den", is the man the Taliban just can't kill, and he is proud to point this out after ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Political parties express concern over Maoist violence


April 16th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The Maoist violence during the first phase of the elections Thursday evoked strong reactions from major political parties with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) blaming the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Election 2009 begins in India, but leaves a trail of violence (Afternoon Lead)


April 16th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The world's largest democratic exercise to vote in a new government began in India Thursday with voters queuing up in 17 states and union territories in the ... Read more...

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At least 17 killed as Maoists attack election officials (Second Lead)


April 16th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) At least 17 people were killed as Maoist guerrillas targeted polling officials and security personnel across four insurgency hit states, giving a violent start to India's general ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Hair labels ICC chief Lorgat a bully


March 9th, 2009 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar.9 (ANI): Test umpire Darryl Hair has labeled ICC CEO Haroon Lorgat a bully for telling on-field officials caught in the recent Lahore attack to be "more rational" about their ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Hair blasts Lorgat for insensitive comments


March 9th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 9 (IANS) Australian umpire Darrell Hair has lambasted International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat for his insensitive comments on the Lahore terror attacks on the Sri Lankan cricket ... Read more...

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Attack on cricketers shows Pakistan faces emboldened militants


March 4th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 4 (DPA) The brazen terrorist ambush targeting the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore came as a shocking reminder of the threat posed to Pakistan by ever bolder Islamist militants. Recent ... Read more...

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34 bodies found, Bangladesh mutiny toll 56 (Lead)


February 27th, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 27 (IANS) The death toll in the bloody revolt by Bangladesh's body guards rose to 56 Friday as troops recovered 34 more bodies of army officers, including that of the ... Read more...

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Bangladesh Rifles chief killed in mutiny: Army official


February 27th, 2009 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 27 (IANS) Major General Shakil Ahmed, director general of Bangladesh Rifles (BDR), died in a hail of bullets within 10 minutes of the mutiny by the troopers that ended after ... Read more...

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PM pledges fresh probe into Nepal palace massacre (Lead)


February 26th, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 26 (IANS) Eight years after the beloved king of Nepal, Birendra, and his entire family were wiped out in a midnight massacre in the tightly guarded royal palace in Kathmandu, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Taj hotel premises handed back to Tata group


December 1st, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Indian Hotels, owners of the terror-struck-and-ravaged Taj Mahal Palace and Towers Hotel here, began the risk assessment of their property after taking over its control from security agencies ... Read more...

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Three nights and three days later, Mumbai’s terror trauma ends (Roundup)


November 29th, 2008 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) After the terror, the aftermath. India's financial capital was Saturday left to pick up the pieces from a terror siege that lasted 60 hours and killed at least ... Read more...

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A ravaged Taj tells India’s tale of terror


November 29th, 2008 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) A white bowl with food still in it telling its tale of a dinner rudely interrupted, white sheets hanging out of the many windows and blackened walls lining ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Oz TV star Satchwell among Australians held up in terror-hit Mumbai


November 27th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov.27 (ANI): Television star Brooke Satchwell is among several Australians trapped in terror-hit Mumbai. According to the Daily Telegraph, the former "Neighbours" beauty and ex-girlfriend of actor Matthew Newton told of ... Read more...

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