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PM expresses shock over US gurudwara killing


August 6th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday expressed deep shock and sadness over the shooting at a US gurudwara in which six people were killed. He ... Read more...

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Pataudi was a dashing and daring captain: PM


September 23rd, 2011 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has condoled the death of "legendary cricketer" Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, "dashing and daring captain, who brought a new ... Read more...

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Terrorism unacceptable, unjustifiable: Sheikh Hasina


September 7th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 7 (IANS) Stating that any act of terrorism is "unacceptable" and "unjustifiable", Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wednesday expressed her "profound shock and outrage" over the bomb ... Read more...

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PM condoles demise of CPI’s Chaturanan Mishra


July 4th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday condoled the demise of former union minister and Communist Party of India leader Chaturanan Mishra, describing him as ... Read more...

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Thousands bid final farewell to Pune legislator


June 11th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, June 11 (IANS) Top state politicians Saturday marked their presence at the funeral of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) legislator Ramesh Vanjale, who died here following a massive heart ... Read more...

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Muhammad Ali laments ‘old friend’ Sir Henry Cooper’s demise


May 3rd, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3 (ANI): Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has paid tribute to old deceased British friend Sir Henry Cooper, saying 'I will miss my old friend.'Sir Cooper died two days ago at ... Read more...

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India offers help to tsunami-hit Japan (Second Lead)


March 11th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) India Friday offered help to Japan where a devastating earthquake and tsunami killed several hundred and left many more homeless. The 25,000 Indians living ... Read more...

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India offers help to Japan, Indians safe (Lead)


March 11th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) India Friday offered help after a devastating earthquake and tsunami hit Japan, and added that the 25,000 Indians living in that country were safe."India ... Read more...

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India condoles Japan quake victims, 25,000 Indians safe


March 11th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Conveying its sympathies to quake-hit Japan, India Friday offered any assistance that may be required by Tokyo and added that all 25,000 Indians living ... Read more...

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India expresses sympathy to Japan over quake,tsunami tragedy


March 11th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.11 (ANI): India on Friday conveyed its sympathies to the government and people of Japan, hours after that country was ravaged by a severe earthquake and tsunami.The government also ... Read more...

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20 devotees from Andhra among stampede victims


January 15th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 15 (IANS) As many as 20 people from Andhra Pradesh were among the 104 devotees of Lord Ayyapa killed in the stampede at Pulmedu near Sabarimala shrine in Kerala's ... Read more...

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‘Atheist’ Oz PM Gillard urged to use more religious terms in condolence speeches


November 27th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Nov 27 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has been advised by professional speechwriters to make use of more 'religious languages' at times of national grief, despite her professed atheism.While ... Read more...

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Gadkari expresses grief over Maoist attack in West Bengal


May 28th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Friday expressed shock and grief over the death of 65 people when the Howrah-Mumbai Gyaneshwari Express train derailed in ... Read more...

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Singer Marva Wright dies at 62


March 24th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) Marva Wright, known as the Blues queen of New Orleans, died after suffering complications following a stroke. She was 62. "At 6 a.m. this (Wednesday) morning, Marva suffered another ... Read more...

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U.S. addresses death of Cuban dissident


February 25th, 2010 - 12:17 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The U.S. government expressed its remarks on Wednesday regarding the death of Cuban dissident Orlando Zapata Tamayo on Tuesday, February 23, 2010.Zapata died after an eleven-week hunger ... Read more...

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Coordination needed between paramilitary, state police: CPI-M


February 16th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Better coordination was needed between the state police and the central paramilitary forces, West Bengal's ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) said Tuesday while condemning the Maoist ... Read more...

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Twelve Afghan civilians killed as NATO rockets miss target


February 15th, 2010 - 2:31 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Twelve Afghan civilians were killed on Sunday when two NATO rockets targeting insurgents missed their target, officials said.Two rockets were fired from a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System ... Read more...

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100 UN staff among ‘hundreds’ killed in Haiti quake


January 13th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 13 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday "hundreds" of people may have been killed by a strong earthquake and its aftershocks that hit Haiti a day earlier, ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha mourns Bhopal gas tragedy victims


December 2nd, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Wednesday mourned the victims of the Bhopal gas disaster of 1984, expressing the members' "heartfelt sympathies" for the "human tragedy of unparalleled magnitude". As soon ... Read more...

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YSR death: Condolence messages of PM, Sonia Gandhi


September 4th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 4 (IANS) Following are the messages Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and party general secretary Rahul Gandhi wrote in the condolence book after paying homage to ... Read more...

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Four more soldiers killed in Afghanistan


August 31st, 2009 - 11:47 pm ICT by BNO News
BOSTON (BNO NEWS) -- Four more soldiers, two of them Britons, were killed in southern Afghanistan on Monday, the country's Ministry of Defence said.The British soldiers were killed as a result of ... Read more...

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U.S. soldier killed in southern Afghanistan


August 27th, 2009 - 10:48 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A U.S. soldier was killed while on patrol in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, officials said. The patrol was first struck by an improvised explosive device (IED) and then attacked ... Read more...

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Leonard Cohens PS90k donation for Oz bushfire victims


February 11th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): Leonard Cohen has donated a whopping 90,000 pounds to help the victims of bushfires in Australia.The singer is currently on tour across Australia and had his final ... Read more...

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Pakistan offers help to India in Mumbai terror probe (Lead)


November 28th, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, Nov 28 (IANS) Condemning the terror strikes in Mumbai that killed over 125 people, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari Friday underlined that terrorism is "a global phenomenon" that requires joint ... Read more...

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Zardari strongly condemns Mumbai terror attacks


November 28th, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani Friday strongly condemned the terror strikes in Mumbai that have killed 125 people and underlined that ... Read more...

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Diplomats mourn officer’s death in Kabul terror attack


July 7th, 2008 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Indian Foreign Service Association Monday expressed "anguish and sorrow" at the death of V. Venkateswara Rao, a counsellor in the Indian mission in Kabul who was ... Read more...

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Australian cricket team will pay tribute to McGrath’s wife


June 23rd, 2008 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 23 (IANS) Australian cricketers will pay tribute to Jane McGrath, wife of their former team mate Glenn, by wearing pink ribbons during the first one-day international against the West Indies ... Read more...

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Ponting pays tribute to Jane McGrath


June 23rd, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 23 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting has passed on his sympathies to former teammate Glenn McGrath and his family, and described the latters wife Jane as a courageous ... Read more...

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Pakistani leaders condemn suicide blast in northwest


May 19th, 2008 - 8:07 am ICT by admin
Xinhua Islamabad, May 19 (Xinhua) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf and Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gillani have condemned the suicide blast Sunday that killed 13 people, including four security personnel, official APP news ... Read more...

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Indian-American groups condemn Jaipur blasts


May 14th, 2008 - 11:07 pm ICT by admin
New York, May 14 (IANS) Two prominent Indian-American organisations have condemned the terror bombings in Jaipur that claimed 63 lives and appealed to all communities to maintain harmony. Terming the multiple bomb ... Read more...

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Indian political parties unanimously condole Benazir’s death


December 28th, 2007 - 10:38 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec 28 (ANI): The leaders of the major political parties here in India have condoled the death of former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto. "Leaders of the major Indian political ... Read more...

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