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Google India launches premeir SME partner programme


September 5th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Google India Wednesday launched a small and medium enterprise (SME) partner programme to maximize its reach to small businesses across the country and provide them ... Read more...

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Panchayat secretary killed in Maoist firing


August 30th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 30 (IANS) A panchayat secretary was killed and four others, including a Congress worker, were injured in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh when Maoist ultras fired on the jeep ... Read more...

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Police investigate Anzhi terrorism claims


August 18th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police are investigating reports that a terrorist attack has been planned for a football match between Russian champions Zenit St. Petersburg and big-spending Anzhi Makhachkala, ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up CRPF vehicle, kill trooper in Chhattisgarh


August 6th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 6 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas blew up an anti-landmine vehicle in a forested stretch in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region, killing a trooper of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on ... Read more...

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Afghan sisters shot dead in ‘honour killing’


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) An Afghan man shot his two teenaged daughters dead when they returned home four days after running away with a young man, Daily Mail reported ... Read more...

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Anzhi plead fans not to bury European dream


July 17th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala have issued a plea to their supporters not to spoil their chances of staging European football at their home stadium in ... Read more...

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Hiddink slams UEFA ban for Anzhi home arena


July 13th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Anzhi coach Guus Hiddink has hit out at UEFA for banning his team from playing Europa League football in their Caucasus home town of Makhachkala ... Read more...

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Anzhi stars upset at UEFA stadium ban: Boussoufa


July 12th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 12 (IANS/IANS RIA Novosti) Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala's star-studded team is upset at UEFA's decision to ban the team from playing Europa League games at their home stadium, Anzhi's ... Read more...

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Anzhi to play Europa matches near Moscow


July 9th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian football club Anzhi Makhachkala have chosen to play their Europa League matches at a stadium near their Moscow suburb training base after UEFA banned ... Read more...

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One killed, nine injured in Iraq bombings


July 9th, 2012 - 9:13 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 9 (IANS) At least one person was killed and nine wounded in separate bomb attacks in Iraq's Kirkuk province Sunday, Xinhua reported.A roadside bomb struck a police convoy ... Read more...

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Anzhi fans to protest UEFA ban: Spokesman


July 5th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Anzhi Makhachkala supporters are to hold a demonstration on Saturday to protest UEFA's decision to strip the club of hosting rights for Europa League games, ... Read more...

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Anzhi pleads with UEFA to declare ground safe


July 4th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian football club Anzhi Makhachkala have made an emotional plea to UEFA president Michel Platini to reconsider the decision to declare the club unfit to ... Read more...

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Dagestan unfit to host Europa matches: UEFA


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) European football's governing body UEFA has proclaimed the Russian province of Dagestan unfit to hold Europa League matches for Russian Premier League side Anzhi Makhachkala ... Read more...

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Anzhi unfit to host Europa League games: UEFA


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) European football's governing body UEFA has proclaimed the Russian province of Dagestan is unfit to hold Europa League football matches for Russian Premier League side ... Read more...

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Osama dead but not terrorism, say US experts (Second Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Terrorism was not dead and Pakistan remains its hotbed, said American analysts amid a political row over the alleged politicisation of the dramatic raid that ... Read more...

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Osama dead but terrorism far from over, say US experts (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Amid a political row over the alleged politicisation of the dramatic raid that killed Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden a year ago, American analysts ... Read more...

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A year after Osama’s killing, terrorism far from dead


May 1st, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Amid a political row over the alleged politicisation of the dramatic raid that killed terror mastermind Osama bin Laden a year ago, American analysts agree ... Read more...

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Sudan ready for talks with South Sudan: Russia


May 1st, 2012 - 4:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sudan has informed Moscow of its readiness to start negotiations with South Sudan to settle their conflict, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday.Lavrov revealed ... Read more...

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20 Taliban killed in Afghanistan


April 24th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 24 (IANS) At least 20 Taliban militants, including four commanders, have been killed in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Xinhua reported Tuesday.Afghan forces backed by NATO troops launched an ... Read more...

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10 Taliban killed in Afghanistan


April 7th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 7 (IANS) At least 10 Taliban have been killed and two others held in Afghanistan's Helmand province, an official release said Saturday."Ten insurgents including two commanders were ... Read more...

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Top Lashkar commander killed in Kashmir gunfight (Second Lead)


February 21st, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 21 (IANS) A top commander of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) outfit was killed in a gunfight with security forces in north Kashmir's Sopore town Tuesday evening, police said."The seniormost ... Read more...

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Soldier injured in Kashmir gunfight (Lead)


February 21st, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 21 (IANS) A soldier was injured Tuesday as the gunfight between security forces and a lone separatist guerrilla holed up inside a house in north Kashmir's Sopore town ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh Police face another charge of custodial death


February 20th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 20 (IANS) A 25-year-old man who died in police custody here was a victim of excessive torture, his father alleged Monday and sought an independent probe. Chhattisgarh Police, ... Read more...

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Two Chhattisgarh cops killed in Maoist ambush (Lead)


February 9th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 9 (IANS) Two policemen were killed and two, including an Additional Superintendent of Police, seriously injured when Maoists ambushed a jeep carrying six personnel in Bastar region Thursday, ... Read more...

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NHRC notice to Jharkhand on Dhanbad coal mafia


February 7th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission Monday issued notice to the Jharkhand government on the economic hardships being faced by tribals, and the illegal coal mining ... Read more...

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Six Maoists arrested in Chhattisgarh


December 26th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 26 (IANS) Six Maoist rebels were arrested Monday in Chhattisgarh's violence-hit Bastar region, police said.The arrests were made from a thickly forested area of Awapalli in Bijapur district, ... Read more...

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Anti-Taliban leader killed in Pakistan car bombing


November 30th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Hashim Khan, an anti-Taliban tribal leader in northwest Pakistan, was killed Wednesday when a bomb hidden in his car detonated, CNN reported.Two of Khan's colleagues ... Read more...

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I have an alien in my fridge: Russian woman


November 16th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) A Russian woman has claimed she has had an extra-terrestrial creature in her fridge for the past two years.Marta Yegorovnam told investigators she found the alien ... Read more...

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Marta Yegorovnam says that she kept an alien in the fridge for 2 years


November 16th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Russian woman claims that she kept an alien for two years in her freezer before the authorities took it from her. To prove her ... Read more...

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Jairam Ramesh visits Maoist-affected Bastar region


November 10th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 10 (IANS) Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Thursday visited Chhattisgarh's Bastar region, a Maoist hotbed since late 1980s, and held a meeting with officials on pushing development.The ... Read more...

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CRPF trooper killed in Maoist attack


September 18th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 18 (IANS) A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper was killed Sunday in a Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region, police said.Shivnath was killed when Maoists carried ... Read more...

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Delhi blast: Email suspects being quizzed


September 11th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 11 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police and the National Investigation Agency (NIA) are questioning seven people in connection with an email claiming responsibility for the Delhi High ... Read more...

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9/11: World no safer than 10 years back, says Chinese daily


September 9th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 9 (IANS) Two terrorist attacks - one in India and the other in Pakistan - show that the world is no safer than it was 10 years ago ... Read more...

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Militants kill another civilian in Kashmir town


July 28th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 28 (IANS) Separatist guerrillas have killed a man who was working at a local educational trust in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town, police said Thursday.Muhammad Ashraf Dar, 28, ... Read more...

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US asks British troops’ help in Afghanistan


July 15th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) The US commander in Afghanistan has asked Britain to take over a Taliban hotbed - dubbed the "valley of death" - in Afghanistan as American ... Read more...

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