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Hazare admits rift in anti-corruption movement


September 18th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Sep 18 (IANS) Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare Tuesday admitted to differences with Arvind Kejriwal and other members of the India Against Corruption (IAC) group on various issues.The 75-year old ... Read more...

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Bihar boat capsize toll rises to 21


September 11th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 11 (IANS) With 10 more bodies, mostly of children and women, recovered Tuesday, the toll in a boat capsize in Bihar's Bhojpur district has risen to 21, police ... Read more...

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Soldiers thrash policemen in Kathua


September 11th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 11 (IANS) Army soldiers at Kathua railway station late Monday night assaulted policemen and injured over half-a-dozen of them before boarding a train, police sources said Tuesday.They said ... Read more...

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Eleven killed, over 25 missing as boat capsizes in Bihar (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 10 (IANS) At least 11 people, mostly children and women, drowned and over 25 people were missing after an overcrowded boat capsized in the Sone river in Bihar's ... Read more...

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Six killed, 20 missing as boat capsizes in Bihar


September 10th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 10 (IANS) At least six people, including two children and two women, drowned and nearly 20 people were missing after an overcrowded boat capsized in the Sone river ... Read more...

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Rains boost Agra’s green cover


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 2 (IANS) Heavy showers have come as a big boost to afforestation efforts in the Taj city.The Taj Mahal is now adequately insulated against air pollution by a ... Read more...

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Toxic fume kills woman in Thane


September 1st, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Sep 1 (IANS) A 75-year-old woman suffocated to death and a man fell sick after inhaling toxic fumes that leaked out of a chemical tank near here Saturday, ... Read more...

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Five die in Yamuna Expressway accident


August 29th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 29 (IANS) Five people were killed Wednesday when a truck turned turtle on the Yamuna Expressway near Mathura after one of its tyres burst, police said.Half a dozen ... Read more...

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Six killed in house collapse incidents in Jammu


August 25th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 25 (IANS) At least six people were killed Saturday in incidents of house collapse across Jammu region due to heavy rains, officials said.Over half a dozen houses in ... Read more...

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Woman branded a witch, beaten up in Rajasthan


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 21 (IANS)A 50-year old woman in Rajasthan's Ajmer district approached the police Tuesday accusing her neighbours of branding her a witch and beating up her and her ... Read more...

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Torrential rains, floods hit life in Chhattisgarh


August 20th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 20 (IANS) Torrential rains for the past 50 hours affected life in Chhattisgarh, specially in Bastar division, as water from the swollen Doodh river entered shops and houses ... Read more...

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Top navigators for National TSD Rally


August 18th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 18 (IANS) Some of country's top navigators will be seen in action in the first round of the inaugural JK Tyre-FMSCI Indian National TSD Rally Championship, promoted by ... Read more...

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Kate’s school occupied by squatters (Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) The former public school of Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton has been occupied by a group of travellers, who have set up an illegal camp in ... Read more...

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Duchess Kate’s school occupied by squatters


August 18th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) The former public school of Duchess Kate has been occupied by a group of travellers, who have set up an illegal camp in the playing fields.A ... Read more...

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40 Taliban militants killed


August 12th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 12 (IANS) About 40 Taliban militants were killed by security forces in Afghanistan, the interior ministry said Sunday.The anti-insurgency operations were carried out in more than half ... Read more...

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Two Pakistani soldiers killed in cross-border attack


August 9th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 9 (IANS) Two Pakistani soldiers were killed Thursday when millitants across the Afghan border attacked a check post with automatic weapons.The incident took place in Upper Dir ... Read more...

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Rain continues in Jammu, many trapped


August 5th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 5 (IANS) Hundreds of people were trapped in various places in Jammu as heavy rains continued Sunday, triggering landslides and posing a threat to many villages with rivers ... Read more...

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SC pulls up Odisha on lawyer’s absence (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday came down heavily on the Odisha government for its failure to nominate a lawyer to appear in nearly half a dozen ... Read more...

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SC pulls up Odisha on lawyer’s absence


July 31st, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday came down heavily on the Odisha government for its failure to nominate a lawyer to appear in nearly half a dozen ... Read more...

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Six students killed in UP school roof collapse


July 27th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 27 (IANS) Six class 5 students were killed Friday when a portion of their school's roof collapsed, burying them under the debris, in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district, police ... Read more...

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1988 Olympics: Another dismal finish for Indian hockey (Sports Special)


July 19th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Indian hockey was limping back to normalcy after the chaotic 1985 Asia Cup final that India lost to Pakistan - and more importantly, after half a dozen players were banned for ... Read more...

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No arrests yet in Ghaziabad Home Guard’s killing


July 14th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 14 (IANS) No arrests have yet been made in an incident in which six people beat up a Home Guard to death in Ghaziabad, police said Saturday.Home Guard ... Read more...

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Sangma expects ‘miracle’ in presidential election (Lead)


July 14th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 14 (IANS) Opposition-backed candidate P.A. Sangma Saturday said he was expecting a "miracle" in his favour in the presidential election."I am supported by the main opposition BJP ... Read more...

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Sangma seeks support in Bihar


July 14th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 14 (IANS) Opposition-backed candidate P.A. Sangma arrived here Saturday seeking support in the July 19 presidential election.Accompanied by BJP leaders Ravi Shankar Prasad and Anant Kumar, Sangma ... Read more...

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Train passengers robbed in Bihar


July 6th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Patna July 5 (IANS) A group of armed criminals Thursday night looted cash and valuables worth Rs.3 lakh from passengers on a train in Bihar's Jamui district, injuring over half a ... Read more...

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Rains, floods hit China


June 28th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 28 (IANS) Torrential rains and floods in China have destroyed hundreds of hectares of crops and affected millions of people, authorities said Thursday.Over half a dozen provinces in ... Read more...

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Wild tuskers rampage through Chhattisgarh villages, cause panic


June 27th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 27 (IANS) Panic has spread as at least two persons have been trampled to death and several houses damaged by herds of wild elephants rampaging in Sarguja forest ... Read more...

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Rare Apple 1 computer to be auctioned


June 15th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS) Apple 1, the first ready-made personal computer, is expected to sell for up to $180,000 in an auction at Sotheby's, The Telegraph reported Friday.The computer, consisting ... Read more...

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Newcomers aren’t bad investment in Bollywood


June 11th, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Working with newcomers is no longer risky! The box office success of two recent releases "Vicky Donor" and "Ishaqzaade" is a pointer to this. ... Read more...

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Vardhan lifts Mysore ITF Title


June 9th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, June 9 (IANS) Second seed Vishnu Vardhan claimed the men's singles title in the Mysore ITF Open championship with a clinical 7-6 (9-7), 6-3 victory over the seventh seeded ... Read more...

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Murdered IM operative’s family demands CBI probe


June 9th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 9 (IANS) Family members of a suspected Indian Mujahideen operative Qateel Mohammed Jaffer Siddiqui, who was found murdered inside his cell in Pune's Yerawada Central Jail, have demanded ... Read more...

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Encephalitis toll rises to 18


June 4th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 4 (IANS) Suspected encephalitis has killed three more children in Bihar's Muzaffarpur and Gaya districts, taking the death toll in eight days to 18, officials said Monday.Nearly a ... Read more...

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150 Sri Lankans caught on illegal trip to Australia


June 4th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kollam, June 4 (IANS) Some 150 Sri Lankans were caught following an aborted attempt to reach Australia on a boat from here, police said Monday.According to police, some locals got ... Read more...

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Fear of result drives Pakistani boy to shoot self


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) A 17-year-old student in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province shot himself dead, fearing failure in the matriculation exams, Online news agency reported.According to officials, the boy from ... Read more...

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Encephalitis kills 15 kids in Bihar


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 2 (IANS) Suspected encephalitis has killed 15 children in Bihar's Muzaffarpur and Gaya districts in the last week, officials said Saturday.The mosquito-borne disease, which claimed nearly 150 lives ... Read more...

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