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Three killed in South Africa


August 26th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 26 (IANS) At least three people were killed and six injured in a shooting incident in South Africa's Gauteng province, police said Sunday.The tragedy occurred as a group ... Read more...

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Heavy rains kill nine in Hyderabad, many colonies submerged (Second Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 21 (IANS) Nine people, including two women and three children, were killed in incidents of wall collapse in Hyderabad as heavy rains lashed the city since Friday ... Read more...

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Heavy rains kill nine in Hyderabad


July 21st, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 21 (IANS) Nine people, including two women and three children were killed in incidents of wall collapse in Hyderabad as heavy rains lashed the city since Friday night, ... Read more...

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Kalam’s green mission at Rashtrapati Bhavan


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The sprawling Mughal Gardens in Rashtrapati Bhavan became a laboratory for nature-related experiments for A.P.J. Abdul Kalam during his 2002-07 presidential tenure."It was a great ... Read more...

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AIADMK following vindictive politics, says Karunanidhi


June 6th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 6 (IANS) DMK president M. Karunanidhi Wednesday accused the AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu of practising vindictive politics, after he was not allowed to meet a jailed party ... Read more...

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Two former DMK ministers arrested


June 4th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 4 (IANS) Two former DMK ministers -- Veerapandi S. Arumugam and I. Periyasamy -- were Monday arrested by Tamil Nadu Police on various charges, police said here.While Arumugam, ... Read more...

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Today is National Doughnut Day 2012


June 1st, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Retailers are giving away doughnuts for free as part of the US National Doughnut Day began in 1938 to raise funds for Chicago’s Salvation Army. ... Read more...

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Rural restaurants for food security - and jobs too (Comment)


May 16th, 2012 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
In every religion, culture and civilization, feeding the poor and hungry is considered amongst the most noble deeds. In the Hindu religion, for instance, one is able to do one's ... Read more...

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Bihar village dreams big for its peacocks!


May 15th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Madhopur (Bihar), May 15 (IANS) A wave of excitement has swept Bihar's Madhopur-Gobind village, home to around 500 peacocks. For years, people here have proudly co-existed with the national bird, ... Read more...

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Bihar to involve youths to fight kala azar


April 10th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 10 (IANS) Bihar has decided to involve village youths to help fight kala azar, a disease transmitted by the sand fly that killed over 70 people last year."The ... Read more...

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Seven die in fire near Hyderabad


February 18th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 18 (IANS) Seven people were killed and about 100 huts were gutted Saturday in a massive fire which erupted after cooking gas cylinder exploded on the outskirts of ... Read more...

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The white hills of Gulmarg rock back to glory (With Image)


January 3rd, 2012 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Gulmarg (Jammu and Kashmir), Jan 3 (IANS) The party started in the last days of 2011 and continues in the new year with tourists flocking to the snows of Gulmarg ... Read more...

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Himachal to develop eco-tourism in Sangla Valley


December 27th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 27 (IANS) To promote eco-tourism, Himachal Pradesh Tuesday decided to develop camping sites in the picturesque Sangla Valley in Kinnaur district.Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal asked the state-run ... Read more...

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1,000 huts gutted in Dhaka


November 17th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 17 (IANS) A massive fire gutted around 1,000 huts in a slum in Dhaka Thursday, an official said.The blaze destroyed two under-construction buildings adjacent to the tin-shed slum ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh to hold forest camps


October 30th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 30 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh Eco-Tourism Development Board will organise forest camps from Nov 1 as part of its Jungle Sarai (wilderness camp) project to attract nature lovers, ... Read more...

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120 huts gutted in Pakistan fire


October 29th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 29 (IANS) A fire broke out in a shanty town of Pakistan's port city of Karachi, burning down at least 120 huts and injuring three people, a media ... Read more...

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Turkish teenager rescued after four days


October 28th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, Oct 28 (IANS) A teenager was rescued from the rubble after over 100 hours following an earthquake that flattened his home in a Turkish town.Ferhat Tokay, 13, was found ... Read more...

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Forest lad baffles Germany


September 17th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 17 (IANS) A teenager, who turned up in Berlin after a two-week walk, has baffled the police with his claim that he has come from a forest where ... Read more...

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Animal attack victims in Tamil Nadu to get higher relief


August 17th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday announced double compensation of Rs.300,000 for the families of people who die or who suffer permanent disability due to ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh joins to protest Anna’s arrest


August 16th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 16 (IANS) Social activists, students from schools and colleges, women and non-resident Indians (NRI) in Madhya Pradesh came out on roads Tuesday morning after activist Anna Hazare ... Read more...

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Clooney feels unclean after award functions


July 11th, 2011 - 6:17 am ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) Actor George Clooney feels unclean after award functions because he has to campaign so much during such events."I had just come out of Oscar season and ... Read more...

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Kashmir reverberates with summer tourists (With images)


June 24th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 24 (IANS) Thanks to the prevailing peace this summer, Kashmir Valley is once again the vaunted paradise on earth, overflowing with tourists who have snapped up every possible ... Read more...

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Roses for the world: An Indian success story in Ethiopia


May 29th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Holeta (Ethiopia), May 29 (IANS) The world's largest exporter of roses is an Indian who grows and ships hundreds of varieties of the prized flowers -- not just out of ... Read more...

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Haryana to provide 24×7 health services


May 15th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 15 (IANS) Round-the-clock health services will be provided by Haryana's health department at all primary health centres and community health centres in the state, a minister said here ... Read more...

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Swami Agnivesh’s assailant shot at by Maoists


April 28th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 28 (IANS) Three Maoists Thursday shot at and seriously injured a Salwa Judum militia leader, who was also accused of leading an assault on social activist Swami Agnivesh ... Read more...

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Refugee repatriation to Mizoram begins


April 12th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 12 (IANS) The long-awaited repatriation of tribal refugees from Tripura to neighbouring Mizoram began Tuesday but there is still uncertainty over whether all the migrants here will ... Read more...

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No starvation death confirmed in Dantewada: Official


April 7th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 6 (IANS) Supreme Court commissioner Harsh Mander said Wednesday that he could not confirm any starvation deaths in Morpalli and surrounding areas in the Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh.Mander, ... Read more...

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Over 500 huts gutted in Delhi, no casualties


April 5th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Over 500 hutments were gutted after a fire broke out in a slum in north Delhi in the early hours of Tuesday. No casualties were ... Read more...

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‘No starvation deaths in arson-hit villages’


April 4th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 4 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government Monday denied reports that six villagers have died of starvation in the Tarmetla area of insurgency-hit Dantewada district where the security forces allegedly ... Read more...

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Tripura orders probe into Mizoram refugee camp fire (Lead)


March 21st, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 20 (IANS) The Tripura government late Sunday ordered a magisterial inquiry into Saturday's fire that devastated a refugee camp in the state's north, killing 16 people and leaving ... Read more...

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Tripura helps fire-struck Mizoram tribal refugees


March 20th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 20 (IANS) Mizo tribal refugees, whose entire relief camp in Tripura was gutted, making over 15,000 migrants homeless, Sunday started rebuilding their huts with the assistance of the ... Read more...

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19 die in Tripura refugee camp fire (Lead)


March 19th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 19 (IANS) At least 19 people, including children and women, were Saturday burnt to death when a fire ravaged a refugee camp in Tripura home to Reang tribals ... Read more...

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Fire victims to get up to Rs.5,000


March 5th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) Victims of a fire that ravaged a slum here will get up to Rs.5,000 as compensation.Mumbai Suburban District Collector Nirmal Deshmukh told IANS that each person ... Read more...

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Slumdog Millionaire’s child star’s family home destroyed in huge fire


March 5th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 5 (ANI): A child star of Oscar-winning movie 'Slumdog Millionaire' lost everything she had as her family home was destroyed in a huge fire in Mumbai.Rubina Ali, who played ... Read more...

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Now Chandigarh to have a Garden of Palms


February 19th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 19 (IANS) Famous for its sprawling gardens and green cover, Chandigarh is set to have another site to entrance tourists - a Garden of Palms with more than 50 varieties ... Read more...

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