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Injured Siddle and Pattinson out for remainder of tour


April 20th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 20 (IANS/CMC) Australian fast bowlers Peter Siddle and James Pattinson have been ruled out of the remainder of the West Indies tour and will return home ... Read more...

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Policeman and daughter shot at


December 3rd, 2011 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 2 (IANS) A police constable and his daughter in Meghalaya sustained bullet injuries after suspected rebels of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) opened indiscriminate fire, police said ... Read more...

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Kashmir rail services back on track


November 24th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 24 (IANS) A day after 20 people sustained minor injuries in a derailment in Jammu and Kashmir, rail services in the valley resumed Thursday as per schedule, ... Read more...

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Four officials sacked as 18 kids die in accident


November 17th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 17 (IANS) Four officials were sacked in China after 18 kindergarten children were killed in an accident.At least 20 people, including 18 pre-schoolers, were killed and 45 injured ... Read more...

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Tihar security tightened, court told


September 14th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Tihar Jail authorities Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that they have tightened security inside the complex and are keeping a strict vigil on inmates.The ... Read more...

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Three Nepali women held with cannabis


September 13th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 13 (IANS) Three Nepali women were arrested in Uttar Pradesh for carrying cannabis worth around Rs.20 lakh, police said Tuesday.The women -- in their mid-40s -- were nabbed ... Read more...

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Comprehensive law needed for judges: Parliamentary panel


August 30th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) A parliamentary panel Tuesday stressed the need for a "comprehensive law on judges' appointmenst", noting the present draft of the bill only addresses the issue ... Read more...

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Eight arrested in Chandigarh with fake heroin


August 26th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 25 (IANS) The Chandigarh police have busted a gang of cheaters who were selling fake heroin in and around the city and charging lakhs of rupees for the ... Read more...

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Punjab youths highjack bus, arrested


August 23rd, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 23 (IANS) Nine youths from Punjab on a holiday in Himachal Pradesh were Tuesday arrested for intimidating locals and hijacking a tourist bus of Gujarat, police said. However, ... Read more...

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Kashmir civilian killing: Two security men booked for murder (Third Lead)


August 9th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Jammu/Srinagar, Aug 8 (IANS) In a major embarrassment for the army and the Jammu and Kashmir government, a man killed in an alleged 12-hour gunbattle on Sunday and touted to ... Read more...

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Civilian killing: Murder case against two Kashmir security personnel


August 8th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 8 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police have registered a case of murder against a soldier of the Territorial Army and a policeman who were allegedly responsible for ... Read more...

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Government says Mumbai blasts are terror strikes


July 13th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) were used in the three blasts that rocked Mumbai Wednesday evening pointing to the explosions being the likely handiwork of terrorists, ... Read more...

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Work continues to free trapped miners in China


July 5th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 5 (IANS) Rescue work continued for the fourth day Tuesday to free 19 miners trapped in a collapsed coalmine in southern China, Xinhua reported.The workers were trying to ... Read more...

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Three bomb explosions in southern Thailand kill 2


June 24th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by BNO News
NARATHIWAT, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- A series of three bomb explosions in Thailand's restive southern region killed at least two people and injured another 13, officials said Friday. The bomb explosions occurred in ... Read more...

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Several suspects arrested over Saleh assassination bid


June 14th, 2011 - 2:54 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, June 14 (IANS) Security authorities in Yemen have arrested several people as suspects in connection with June 3 assassination bid against President Ali Abdullah Saleh, the ruling party's media ... Read more...

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Senior crime journalist shot dead in Mumbai (Second Lead)


June 11th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) Senior crime journalist of Mumbai-based eveninger Mid Day, Jyotindra Dey was shot dead by unidentified assailants in northwest part of this megapolis Saturday afternoon, ... Read more...

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Explosions strike 2 Mexico City banks


May 23rd, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Two explosive devices were detonated in two banks early Monday morning in Mexico City, as local authorities found a third suspected device at another bank, officials said.The ... Read more...

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One dead, two Americans among injured in Peshawar blast (Lead)


May 20th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) At least one person was killed and 10 people, including two Americans, were injured Friday in a powerful blast in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar, media ... Read more...

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Arrested Al Qaeda terrorist lived in Pakistan for a decade


May 19th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 19 (IANS) A senior Al Qaeda operative had been living in the country for almost 10 years and his arrest has led to a "treasure trove" of information, ... Read more...

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Woman accuses SBI officers of stealing jewellery from locker


May 10th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Satara (Maharashtra), May 10 (IANS) A businesswoman has accused five bank officials and a lawyer of stealing gold and diamond jewellery worth over Rs.1.2 million from her locker in ... Read more...

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Body recovered from 2009 Air France flight


May 5th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- Search teams were able to recover a body of one of the 228 victims that died during Air France flight 447, which crashed in the Atlantic Ocean in ... Read more...

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Delta employees arrested in Detroit airport for international drug smuggling


April 29th, 2011 - 5:28 am ICT by BNO News
DETROIT, MICHIGAN (BNO NEWS) -- Federal agents on Thursday arrested 12 people, including ten current or former Delta Airlines employees, for their alleged participation in international drug trafficking operations at airports in ... Read more...

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Extra marital affair suspected behind murder rampage in China


April 15th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Shenyang (China), Apr.15 (ANI): A murder rampage in China's Liaoning Province has left 10 people dead. The local police have launched a manhunt to nab the suspect. Ten people were found dead at ... Read more...

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Bodies found, no black box among 2009 Air France crash wreckage


April 5th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- In the fourth Air France-Airbus sea search, bodies were located among the found wreckage of Air France flight 447, which went missing in the Atlantic Ocean in 2009 ... Read more...

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18 killed in central Vietnam rockslide


April 3rd, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by BNO News
HANOI, VIETNAM (BNO NEWS) -- A quarry rockslide killed 18 people and wounded six others on Friday in central Vietnam's Nghe An province, authorities said Saturday.The victims, including 11 women, were found ... Read more...

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Six dead in China building collapse


March 29th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 28 (IANS) At least six people died and 15 were injured when a building under construction collapsed in southwest China Monday, officials said.The four-storey building collapsed in Yangguan ... Read more...

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Malay healer turns woman, her daughters into sex slaves


March 23rd, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar 23 (ANI): A man in Malaysia, who claimed to be a traditional healer, raped three women and their mother and then turned them into his sex slaves after putting ... Read more...

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Malaysia arrests Indonesian pirates after attacking tanker


March 10th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by BNO News
KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA (BNO NEWS) -- The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) on Wednesday was able to prevent a pirate attack on a cargo vessel off the southern coast of Malaysia, officials ... Read more...

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Revenue official’s jeep set afire


February 18th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Gadchiroli (Maharashtra), Feb 18 (IANS) Unidentified miscreants set afire the government jeep allotted to a revenue official (tehsildar) of Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district early Friday, police said."The jeep, set afire around 2 a.m. ... Read more...

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Insurance scam probe in Pakistan turns into personal feud


February 17th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 17 (IANS) The investigation into the multi-billion rupee scam in Pakistan's National Insurance Corporation Limited (NICL) has now turned into a personal battle between the investigation officer and the ... Read more...

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Rights group accuses Kamat, Congress MLA of land scam


February 9th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 9 (IANS) A civil rights group Wednesday accused Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat and a Congress legislator of facilitating a land scam that it says amounts to letting special economic ... Read more...

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Murder-accused US diplomat may have been an ‘undercover spy’: Report


February 1st, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 01(ANI): The US Consular employee facing double murder charges in Pakistan reportedly had frequent contacts with a faction of a banned militant outfit, possibly to get confidential information while working ... Read more...

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Malay-Sikh trainee offered to shift camp over ‘cutting hair while asleep’ allegations


January 22nd, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 22 (ANI): The Indian-origin Sikh boy, who created a controversy by alleging that his hair was cut off while he was asleep at a National Service (NS) training camp ... Read more...

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Arrested arms dealer’s shops raided in Himachal


December 27th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 27 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh Police Monday sealed five shops of an arms dealer who was arrested near the India-Nepal border in Uttar Pradesh Sunday for allegedly supplying arms to ... Read more...

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Woman killed in Pakistan for not bringing car in dowry


December 21st, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) A young woman was killed by her husband a couple of days after the wedding in Muridke near Lahore as her parents did not give him a car ... Read more...

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