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Two army men in Poonch mistaken for kidnappers, thrashed


September 21st, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 20 (IANS) On the edge after rumours of child kidnappers in the area, residents of a village in Jammu and Kashmir's mountainous border district of Poonch district thrashed ... Read more...

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BJP sticks to ‘quit PM’ demand, parliament adjourned again (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned Monday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) persisted with its demand for the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Parliament again disrupted over coal scam


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned till 12 noon Thursday as the opposition demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the Comptroller ... Read more...

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Parliament disrupted again over coal block allocation


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Both houses of the parliament were adjourned soon after they met Wednesday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led opposition renewed its demand for ... Read more...

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Guerrillas kill retired police officer in Srinagar


August 10th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 10 (IANS) Separatist guerrillas shot dead a retired police officer while he coming out of a mosque here Friday, police said.Militants shot at Abdul Hamid Bhat, a retired ... Read more...

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Iranian Greco-Roman wrestler wins gold at London Olympics


August 6th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Iran's four-time world champion Hamid Sourian won the country's first gold medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games, defeating Azerbaijan's Greco-Roman wrestler Roshan Bayramov in the ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Iran’s Soryan Reihanpour wins gold


August 6th, 2012 - 3:15 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iranian wrestler Hamid Mohammad Soryan Reinhanpour won gold in the men's 55 kg Greco-Roman class Sunday, beating his Azerbaijani opponent Rovshan Bayramov in the final.Soryan ... Read more...

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PM condoles deaths in Tamil Nadu train fire (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday expressed "shock and grief" over the death of 32 people who were burnt alive in the New Delhi-Chennai Tamil ... Read more...

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Had no other option but support Pranab: SP


June 16th, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) Hours after Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav announced support for Pranab Mukherjee as president, party general secretary and MP Kiranmoy Nanda Friday said his ... Read more...

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Saddam Hussein’s secretary executed


June 7th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, June 7 (IANS) A secretary and close aide of Iraqi president Saddam Hussein has been executed after being convicted for genocide, the Iraqi justice ministry said Thursday.Abed Hamid Hamoud ... Read more...

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Sachin enters Rajya Sabha, wants to help sports (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar Monday took oath as a Rajya Sabha member and said he was now in a better position not only to help ... Read more...

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Sachin takes oath as Rajya Sabha member


June 4th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, who was nominated to Rajya Sabha on April 27, Monday took oath as a Rajya Sabha member.Sachin took oath in the ... Read more...

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High court quashes FIR against Pomersbach (Lead)


May 25th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday quashed US national Zohal Hamid's police complaint against Indian Premier League's (IPL) Australian player Luke Pomersbach that he had molested ... Read more...

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Court quashes FIR against Luke Pomersbach


May 25th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday quashed US national Zohal Hamid's first information report (FIR) against Indian Premier League (IPL) player Luke Pomersbach that ... Read more...

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Zohal seeks to quash charges against Pomersbach (Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) US national Zohal Hamid Thursday moved the Delhi High Court to quash the first information report (FIR) filed against Indian Premier League (IPL) player Luke ... Read more...

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Zohal seeks to quash charges against Pomersbach


May 24th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) US national Zohal Hamid Thursday moved the Delhi High Court to quash the first information report (FIR) filed against Indian Premier League (IPL) player Luke ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Parliament resolves to uphold its supremacy


May 13th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Indian parliament Sunday marked its 60th anniversary with both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha resolving to "uphold and maintain" its "dignity, ... Read more...

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Case under SC/ST act against Amity


April 26th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 26 (IANS) A case has been registered against the Amity University administration here under the stringent SC/ST act following an alleged suicide by a close kin of the ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha adjourned over Bofors issue


April 26th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned twice Thursday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) demanded an explanation from the government on former Swedish police chief ... Read more...

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Former DMK minister Ramachandran arrested


April 11th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 10 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Police Tuesday arrested former DMK minister for health K.K.S.S.R. Ramachandran for his alleged involvement in covering up a murder charge against a party member ... Read more...

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Rajapaksa visits Pakistan (Lead)


February 10th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived in Pakistan Friday on a three-day state visit.Rajapaksa was received at the Chaklala air base in Rawalpindi by Senate ... Read more...

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Rajapaksa visits Pakistan


February 10th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived in Pakistan Friday on a three-day state visit.Rajapaksa was received at the Chaklala air base in Rawalpindi by Senate ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistani growers oppose basmati rice export to India


January 23rd, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Pakistani rice growers have opposed basmati rice exports to India, saying this will give an upper hand to their main competitors in determining basmati's international price ... Read more...

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NGO head detained, son arrested for rape


January 19th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Jan 19 (IANS) The president of an NGO running a shelter home here for AIDS victims was detained and her son arrested Thursday on charges of raping HIV+ two ... Read more...

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Congress blames BJP for non-passage of Lokpal bill (Lead)


December 30th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of obstructing passage of the Lokpal bill in the Rajya Sabha, the Congress Friday said the opposition party ... Read more...

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Man held for posing as Sheila Dikshit aide


December 6th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Inspired by Bollywood films, a 26-year-old school dropout posed as the secretary to Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and cheated people on the pretext of ... Read more...

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Iran central bank deputy head held for embezzlement


October 30th, 2011 - 3:00 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 30 (IANS) Hamid Pourmohammadi, the deputy head of Iran's central bank, has been arrested for his involvement in a $2.6-billion embezzlement case, Xinhua reported Saturday.Pourmohammadi was arrested along ... Read more...

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Hyderabad to host seminar on Islamic art, culture


October 24th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 24 (IANS) A three-day international seminar on Islamic art and culture will be inaugurated by Vice President Mohammed Hamid Ansari here from Nov 25, organizing secretary Khalid Saeed ... Read more...

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Chinese, Bangladeshi legislators hold talks


October 13th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 12 (IANS) Top Chinese and Bangladeshi legislators met Wednesday and vowed to strengthen parliamentary cooperation between the two countries."China and Bangladesh are friendly neighbours. It is a ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha votes to impeach Justice Soumitra Sen (Lead)


August 18th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha created history Thursday when it passed by a majority of 172 votes a motion to impeach Justice Soumitra Sen of the ... Read more...

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Will announce my innocence from roof tops: Soumitra Sen


August 17th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Calcutta High Court judge Soumitra Sen, facing impeachment proceedings in the Rajya Sabha for alleged financial irregularities, Wednesday made a powerful presentation claiming he ... Read more...

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Pakistan confers awards on Meera


August 15th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 15 (IANS) Pakistan has conferred civil awards on 185 people including Interior Minister Rehman Malik and actress Meera.Meera, seen in Bollywood movies like "Nazar" and "Kasak", was awarded ... Read more...

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Rabies kills 5,000 in Pakistan every year


July 29th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 29 (IANS) As many as 5,000 people die of rabies in Pakistan every year, experts say.The incidents of rabies' are increasing in Pakistan, said speakers at a national ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Iran busts drug smuggling racket


May 31st, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 30 (IANS) Iran's anti-drug police have busted an international gang involved in smuggling synthetic narcotics and arrested 15 people, Press TV reported Monday."More than 270 kg of crystal ... Read more...

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Egyptian foreign minister to visit India for three days


May 27th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) In the first high-level visit from Egypt after the revolution, Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Elaraby begins a three-day visit Saturday, during which he will hold ... Read more...

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