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Rain kills 46 in Pakistan


September 10th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) At least 46 people, including seven children, have been killed as late monsoon rains wreaked havoc in Pakistan, Geo News reported Monday.Many victims died due to ... Read more...

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Assam violence: Sonia warns against partisan finger-pointing


August 28th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Warning against "partisan finger-pointing" over the Assam violence, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday called for "strictest possible action" against those who targeted people from ... Read more...

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Toll rises to 27 in Rajasthan rains


August 24th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 23 (IANS) The toll in Rajasthan due to rains rose to 27 with four more deaths reported in Sikar district Thursday, officials said.Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot appealed ... Read more...

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Mumbai pins hopes on ‘artificial’ rains


August 16th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Worried by the deficient rains this year, Mumbai's civic body has decided to resort to 'artificial rains' at a cost of Rs.65 million, an official said ... Read more...

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Moderate earthquake jolts Jammu and Kashmir


August 14th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 14 (IANS) A moderate intensity quake jolted Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday although authorities said no loss of life or property has been reported so far.An official of the ... Read more...

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Russian Air Force to get 180 new aircraft


August 11th, 2012 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Air Force will receive 180 brand new planes and helicopters by the end of the year, a military official said.Air Force Commander in ... Read more...

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UP to develop districts adjoining Nepal border


July 20th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 20 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Friday assured a visiting Nepalese delegation that his government would develop infrastructure in bordering districts on a priority basis.The chief ... Read more...

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‘Rains will bring doom as Pakistan ill-prepared’


July 16th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) There are little signs that the rains this year will not leave behind a watery trail of doom in Pakistan, a daily said Monday while demanding ... Read more...

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11 killed in south China rains


July 15th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 15 (IANS) Landslides and floods triggered by torrential rains in southern China's Guizhou province have killed at least 11 people and damaged homes of 980,000 residents, officials said.Authorities ... Read more...

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Fish learn to cope with high CO2 in oceans


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 3 (IANS) Some coral reef fish may be better prepared to cope with rising carbon dioxide in the world's oceans - thanks to their parents. Researchers at the ... Read more...

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Floods render 75,000 homeless in Meghalaya


July 1st, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 1 (IANS) Over 75,000 people became homeless in Meghalaya Sunday after flood swollen Brahmaputra and Jingiram rivers submerged whole villages, an official said.The Jinjiram, one the major rivers ... Read more...

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90 die in Bangladesh floods, landslides


June 27th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 27 (IANS) Nearly 90 people have died in Bangladesh in flash floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains, officials said Wednesday.Rains have wrecked havoc in the three hill ... Read more...

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Monsoon finally hits Bihar, widespread rains expected


June 20th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 20 (IANS) The much-awaited monsoon has entered Bihar, rains lashing several parts of the state Wednesday and bringing much-needed relief to people, particularly farmers, an official here ... Read more...

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TV actor Sachin Parikh prefers negative roles


June 18th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) TV actor Sachin Parikh, who is seen as wife-beater Jagan Mehta in "Kuch Toh Log Kahenge", says he enjoys playing negative characters as they are more ... Read more...

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Congress leader’s house vandalised; Trinamool blamed


June 12th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) The house of a woman Congress leader, who has been a councillor of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation for nearly two decades, was attacked here Monday night ... Read more...

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Two low-intensity tremors rock Kashmir Valley


June 4th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 4 (IANS) Two light intensity tremors have rocked the Kashmir Valley but there are no reports of casualties or damage to property.Aamir Ali, in-charge of the disaster management ... Read more...

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Another sweltering day in Delhi, no respite Sunday (Lead)


May 26th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Delhi residents continued to sweat it out Saturday even as the maximum temperature fell slightly from Friday's 44 degrees Celsius to settle at 42.7, two ... 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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Bangladeshi prisoners embroider a new life in Jammu jail (Feature)


May 10th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 10 (IANS) They crossed over to India illegally to find a livelihood, but landed in jail here. Now many Bangladeshi infiltrators are being provided training in Kashmiri embroidery ... Read more...

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Compensation announced for Nepalese flood victims


May 6th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) The families of those killed in the devastating flood in Nepal will get a relief package of $1,500 each, Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai announced Sunday.According to ... Read more...

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First day washout dents West Indies’ preparations


May 6th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hove (England), May 6 (IANS/CMC) The bumpy start of the West Indies tour of England continued Saturday when rain forced the abandonment of the first day of their opening tour game ... Read more...

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Nine dead in Nepal road accident


May 6th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) At least nine people were killed in a road accident Sunday in Nepal's Kaski district where an avalanche-triggered flood has created havoc since Saturday, local media ... Read more...

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Nepal flood toll rises to 15, many missing (Lead)


May 6th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) At least 15 people have been killed and dozens of others are still missing in Nepal following an avalanche in the country' Annapurna range which triggered ... Read more...

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Nepal flood toll reaches 15: Reports


May 6th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) As many as 15 people have been killed and many are still missing following an avalanche in Nepal's Annapurna range which triggered a massive flood in ... Read more...

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13 killed, dozens missing in Nepal flood (Lead)


May 5th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 5 (IANS) At least 13 people died and dozens of others, including three Russians, went missing after an avalanche in Nepal's Annapurna range triggered a massive flood in ... Read more...

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Hailstorms in China leave 29 dead, devastate homes


April 22nd, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) Hailstorms in China caused havoc, killing 29 people from March to April 20 and destroying various houses, said statistics released by the Ministry of Civil Affairs.According ... Read more...

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I-League: Air India take on Prayag United


April 10th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 10 (IANS) Air India who are fighting for ninth place with Shillong Lajong, will face Prayag United in the 24th round I-League encounter at the Balewadi Sports Complex ... Read more...

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‘Never again’ says Rwanda on 18th anniversary of genocide


April 8th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) "Never again" would such a monstrosity be allowed to happen, the East African nation of Rwanda declared Saturday, the 18th anniversary of the genocide against ... Read more...

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Big B wants Katy Perry’s autograph for granddaughter!


April 5th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Millions would run after Amitabh Bachchan to get his autograph, but the megastar is trying to get American singer Katy Perry's signature for his granddaughter ... Read more...

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I-League: Dempo hold Mohun Bagan


April 1st, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 1 (IANS) Dempo Sports Club held Mohun Bagan 2-2 in a crucial I-League clash at the Salt Lake Stadium Sunday. The draw helped Dempo top the table with ... Read more...

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Three women die in forest fire


March 22nd, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Yavatmal (Maharashtra), March 22 (IANS) Three tribal women were killed and two men injured in a forest fire in the Tipeshwar Sanctuary in eastern Maharashtra, an official said here Thursday.The ... Read more...

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FIR against ‘Paan Singh Tomar’ director


February 28th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 28 (IANS) Alleging breach of promise, Balwant Singh, the nephew of dacoit Paan Singh Tomar, has lodged an FIR against Bollywood director Tigmanshu Dhulia who has made a ... Read more...

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Discuss NCTC first in NIC: BJP


February 23rd, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should discuss the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) at the upcoming National Integration Council (NIC) before taking it to parliament, Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Thick fog, chilly winds leave Delhi shivering


January 20th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Thick fog enveloped the capital again and icy winds wreaked havoc on Delhiites Friday morning as the minimum temperature dropped three notches below average to ... Read more...

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Central team to assess cyclone damage in Chennai


January 7th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) The central government's inter-ministerial team to assess the damages caused by Cyclone Thane that hit Tamil Nadu Dec 30 met the state government officials here Saturday.The ... Read more...

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