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Security personnel killed, another injured in Kashmir attack


September 8th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Septem Sep 8 (IANS) A special police officer (SPO) was killed and a Territorial Army soldier critically injured in a guerrilla attack in Sopore town of north Kashmir Saturday, ... Read more...

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Visiting father’s birthplace fulfilled old desire: Manto’s daughters


September 8th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Overwhelmed by the welcome they received in India, the daughters of legendary Urdu writer Saadat Hassan Manto say visiting the village where their father was ... Read more...

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China, Maldives pledge closer cooperation on climate change


September 2nd, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Urmuqi (China), Sep 2 (IANS) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao met Maldives President Mohammed Waheed Hassan Sunday and pledged to boost cooperation on climate change between the two nations.Hailing the sound ... Read more...

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UN chief hails report on power transfer in Maldives


August 31st, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 31 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed a report regarding the disputed transfer of power early this year in the Maldives, and called upon all ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi airman finds cash missing in Lucknow


August 29th, 2012 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 29 (IANS) A Bangladeshi flying officer has lodged a complaint that cash was stolen from his luggage in the Uttar Pradesh capital, police said Wednesday.Tanveer Hassan is part ... Read more...

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Syrian TV denies intelligence chief’s murder


August 27th, 2012 - 3:38 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, Aug 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A pro-government Syrian TV channel, al-Dunya, has denied media reports that said Jamil Hassan, head of Syria's air force intelligence, had been assassinated.Citing Syrian opposition ... Read more...

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Iran twin quake toll rises to 306


August 13th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 13 (IANS) The toll in Saturday's strong twin quakes in northwest Iran has risen to 306, Fars news agency cited the Iranian health minister as saying Monday.Marzieh Vahid ... Read more...

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300 killed in twin quakes in Iran (Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 12 (IANS) A day after two major earthquakes jolted northwestern Iran, the toll has risen to 300, Fars news agency reported.According to Iranian Seismological Centre, a quake measuring ... Read more...

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250 killed, 1,800 injured in Iran quakes


August 12th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 250 people were killed and over 1,800 injured as two powerful earthquakes rocked northwestern Iran, Fars news agency reported Sunday.A quake measuring ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Yogeshwar Dutt leads Indian challenge (Overall India Roundup)


August 11th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Yogeshwar Dutt will lead India's challenge in the Olympic wrestling competition Saturday after Amit Kumar and Narsingh Pancham Yadav crashed out of the competition here.Dutt ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Indian wrestlers Amit Kumar, Narsingh Yadav out (India Intro Roundup)


August 11th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) India's male wrestlers started their Olympic campaign on a disappointing note with both Amit Kumar and Narsingh Pancham Yadav crashing out of their respective weight categories ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Amit’s bronze medal hopes alive, Yadav out (India Roundup)


August 10th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Indian wrestler Amit Kumar Olympic medal hopes are still alive as he qualified for the Repechage 2 of the 55kg category while his compatriot Narsingh Pancham ... Read more...

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CIA ’secret army’ seeks to destroy Syria: Report


August 9th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 9 (IANS) An American author and historian says a "secret army" of US spy agency CIA has the goal of destroying the Syrian state, Iran's Press TV reported ... Read more...

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US, Israel responsible for Syrian insecurity: Iran


July 20th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 20 (IANS) Iran has blamed the US and Israel for creating insecurity in Syria, Xinhua reported Friday.According to Fars news agency, Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi ... Read more...

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As businessmen gobble up farmland, Kashmiri villages lose identity (Feature)


July 15th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Haripora (Ganderbal), July 15 (IANS) Instead of a mud house, Hassan Parray now has a concrete house. His two sons do not go to school barefoot, but wearing branded shoes. ... Read more...

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World Junior Squash: Aparajitha rallies to win


July 9th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, July 9 (IANS) Aparajitha Balamurukan came up with a special performance as she fought back to outsmart Colombian Laura Viviana Tovar Perez and enter the second round of the ... Read more...

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Iran to shut Hormuz Strait if threatened: Officials


July 7th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 7 (IANS) The strategic Strait of Hormuz may be closed if Iran's security is threatened, top Iranian officials have said."We do have the plan to close the Strait ... Read more...

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Syrian MiG fighter pilot defects to Jordan


June 21st, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Syrian Air Force MiG-21 fighter pilot Thursday flew his aircraft to Jordan and asked the government for political asylum, a Jordanian minister said."The jet ... Read more...

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‘Central agencies not given access to arrested Kashmir cops’


June 19th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 19 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police have not given access either to the Intelligence Bureau or any paramilitary force for custodial questioning of six recently arrested local policemen, ... Read more...

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Former militant, bystander shot at in Srinagar


June 7th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 7 (IANS) A former militant and a man standing beside him were injured when unidentified gunmen fired at them here Thursday evening, police said.According to police, two 'pheran' ... Read more...

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Three Pakistan Navy officers convicted for Karachi attack


May 22nd, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 22 (IANS) Three Pakistan Navy officers have been convicted for their negligence of security measures during a deadly attack at the PNS Mehran base in Karachi last ... Read more...

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Deal in sight on NATO supply issue: Report


May 20th, 2012 - 8:27 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) Britain has mediated a deal between Pakistan and the US to reopen NATO supply lines to Afghanistan through the country, a media report said Sunday.A ... Read more...

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Pakistan band Raeth set for Bollywood debut (With Images)


May 16th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Pakistani band Raeth, popular for songs like "Bhula do" and "Waada", is all set to foray into Bollywood with upcoming film "Marksheet", based on education ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Karachi


May 6th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 6 (IANS) At least eight people, including a police officer, have been gunned down in Pakistan's port city of Karachi in separate incidents, the Dawn reported Sunday.Assistant sub ... Read more...

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Pregnant Pakistani woman killed by in-laws in Britain


April 25th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) A 21-year-old Pakistani woman, who was pregnant, was allegedly smothered to death by her husband and his parents, who later claimed she may have been killed ... Read more...

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Terror-struck Syrian soldiers recall Sunday horror


April 24th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Aleppo (Syria), April 24 (IANS) Yasir, a 22-year-old young handsome Syrian soldier, looked shaken at the Military Hospital in Syria's second largest city. He is among over 40 soldiers, mostly ... Read more...

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Olympic qualifying: Men paddlers top groups, Ankita in second stage


April 19th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) All the three Indian men paddlers topped their groups to move a step closer and enter stage two of the Asian Olympic Qualification Table Tennis ... Read more...

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Woman falls to death in Noida, husband detained


April 14th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, April 14 (IANS) A 29-year-old woman died after falling from the third floor of a residential building in Noida Saturday, police said. Her husband was detained on suspicion that ... Read more...

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We could have fielded better: Dravid


April 14th, 2012 - 2:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 14 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals captain Rahul Dravid Friday rued his pacers' lack of experience and blamed poor fielding for their loss against Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) in the Indian ... Read more...

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Shakib’s all-round effort carries Knight Riders to victory (Roundup)


April 14th, 2012 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 14 (IANS) Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hassan backed up a superb bowling effort with a timely cameo to enable Kolkata Knight Riders post their second back-to-back win ... Read more...

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US in touch with India on Maldives issue


April 7th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 7 (IANS) The US is in touch with India over the situation in the Maldives, a US embassy official has said.The US appreciates work other countries are undertaking ... Read more...

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Pakistani politician killed in violence


April 3rd, 2012 - 2:02 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 3 (IANS) A leader of the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) was among seven people killed Monday in violence in Karachi.The clashes erupted after the killing of a ... Read more...

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Krishna to talk to Maldivian foreign minister


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Nearly two months after a sudden transfer of power in the Indian Ocean atoll nation, Maldivian Foreign Minister Abdul Samad Abdulla arrived here Monday on ... Read more...

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Urdu poetry blurs borders at Shankar-Shad ‘mushaira’


March 24th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Four poets from Pakistan and India read contemporary Urdu poetry at the 48th Shankar Shad Mushaira here Saturday in an attempt to further cultural and ... Read more...

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Empowered women voters changing electoral dynamics: Experts


March 9th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Analysing the voting pattern and results in the assembly polls in five states, experts said here Friday that empowered women voters have begun changing the ... Read more...

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