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EU to work with Belarusian minister despite sanctions


August 21st, 2012 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The European Union has said that it will work with the new Belarusian foreign minister despite the fact that he is subject to EU ... Read more...

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Odisha to release captured leopard into wild


August 7th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 7 (IANS) A leopard currently lodged at a zoo after being captured about a month ago in Odisha's Subarnapur district could be released into the wild soon, ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: CBI told to file report on Shinde, Deshmukh’s role


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Friday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to file a report on investigations in the Adarsh housing scam against two former ... Read more...

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Raigad woman delivers baby boy, despite huge tumours


July 12th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) A team of medicos from the civic-run Sion Hospital saved the life and first pregnancy of a 22-year-old woman who suffered from massive fibroids since the ... Read more...

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Kush Sinha to direct siblings Sonakshi, Luv


July 6th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) Kush Sinha has roped in sister Sonakshi to play the lead in his directorial debut. His twin brother Luv too has a prominent role in the ... Read more...

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Mamata mulls autonomy for Ramakrishna Mission schools


July 5th, 2012 - 5:45 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 4 (IANS) The West Bengal government might exempt Ramakrishna Mission-run schools from the school services examinations for recruiting teachers, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Wednesday."I have already ... Read more...

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Man killed in west Delhi


July 5th, 2012 - 5:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) A 26-year-old man was murdered Wednesday at his home in west Delhi, police said.According to a police officer, the deceased, Ashok Kumar, was strangled to ... Read more...

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Secure fishermen’s release from Sri Lanka: Jayalalithaa urges PM


July 5th, 2012 - 5:45 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 4 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take up the issue of Indian fishermen arrested by the Sri Lankan ... Read more...

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Metro Tyres to invest Rs.100 crore to expand production


July 5th, 2012 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) In line with the robust two-wheeler sales in the country, Metro Tyres will expand its production capacity, investing Rs.100 crore in the next five ... Read more...

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Kochi Metro gets ok, protests over land (Third Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kochi, July 4 (IANS) The Metro rail for Kochi in Kerala has got the cabinet's approval, it was announced Wednesday, even as protests erupted in the city against land ... Read more...

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MTS launches 30 paise plan for calls


July 5th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Sistema Shyam Teleservices Limited (SSTL), which operates its services under brand name MTS, Wednesday rated all its tariffs, including roaming services and international calls, at ... Read more...

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New taxiway at Mumbai airport


July 5th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) A new rapid-exit taxiway, which will reduce the runway occupancy time of aircraft, was commissioned at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport here Wednesday, an official said.... Read more...

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Metro advised to revise fares periodically


July 5th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The central government Wednesday advised metros to revise the fares periodically to offset input costs. But Delhi Metro said it had no plans to hike ... Read more...

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SpiceJet to base newly acquired aircraft in Delhi


July 5th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Budget carrier SpiceJet Wednesday said that the national capital will become the third base for its five newly-acquired Bombardier Q400 turboprop aircraft after Hyderabad and ... Read more...

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British comedian Eric Sykes dead


July 5th, 2012 - 5:42 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) British comic legend Eric Sykes died Wednesday after short illness. He was 89 years old.Some of his best remembered films are "Harry Potter: The Goblet Of ... Read more...

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Klum unsure about marriage


July 5th, 2012 - 5:42 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) German actor Heidi Klum is sceptical about her marriage plans once she gets divorced from estranged husband, musician Seal."I don't know if I'll get married ... Read more...

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Ancient cowries unearthed in Odisha


July 5th, 2012 - 5:42 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 4 (IANS) A group of workers unearthed several kilograms of cowries, probably used as currency in ancient times, as they dug up a field in Odisha's Kendrapada district, ... Read more...

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Discovery of God Particle very exciting: Kasturirangan


July 5th, 2012 - 5:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The discovery of the 'God particle' by scientists at the CERN research centre in Geneva is "very exciting" and the data needs to be studied, ... Read more...

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China to redefine personal data stealing laws


July 5th, 2012 - 5:41 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 4 (IANS) China has plans to redefine regulations about stealing personal data as it causes a lot of inconvenience to the general public.According to a senior officer from ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mom jailed for 30 years for killing two kids


July 5th, 2012 - 5:41 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) A 45-year-old British woman who murdered her two children at a hotel in Spain has been sentenced to jail for 30 years.Lianne Smith suffocated five-year-old Rebecca ... Read more...

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Gunman kills one, takes another hostage in German town


July 5th, 2012 - 5:41 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 4 (IANS) At least one person was shot dead and another taken hostage in Germany after an unidentified gunman opened fire Wednesday morning in Karlsruhe, Xinhua reported.According to ... Read more...

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Five dead in German hostage crisis (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 4 (IANS) All four hostages and an armed kidnapper died Wednesday in a seige in Karlsruhe city in southwest Germany, media reports said.Xinhua said the man took four ... Read more...

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Chinese prostitution ring busted in Italy


July 5th, 2012 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
Rome, July 4 (IANS/AKI) Dozens of Chinese migrants were arrested and thousands searched throughout Italy Wednesday on suspicion of forcing women into prostitution.Centred in Prato city with arrests and checks ... Read more...

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Four killed in Russian chopper crash


July 5th, 2012 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least four people have been confirmed dead after a helicopter crashed near an airfield in Russia's Far East Yakutia region, UTair airlines said ... Read more...

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BMW to recall nearly 3,000 cars in China


July 5th, 2012 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 4 (IANS) Nearly 3,000 BMW cars will be recalled in China due to defects in their steering systems, China's consumer quality watchdog said Wednesday.A total of 2,712 3-Series ... Read more...

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UAE, Bahrain hold joint air exercises


July 5th, 2012 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 4 (IANS/WAM) Fighter jets of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain took part in a joint air drill held to enhance military cooperation between the two ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ramadan likely to begin July 21: Official


July 5th, 2012 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 4 (IANS/WAM) Most Islamic countries may begin the holy month of Ramadan July 21, after the sighting of the crescent moon, the Islamic Crescent Observation Project (ICOP) ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Arsenal expect Arshavin in training by July 21


July 5th, 2012 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Arsenal expect midfielder Andrei Arshavin to return to the English football club by July 21.The 31-year-old midfielder spent the second half of last season ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

We want Yuvraj in T20 World Cup: Srikkanth


July 5th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) With India's flamboyant left-hander Yuvraj Singh back in training after undergoing operation for rare germ cell cancer, chief selector Kris Srikkanth was hopeful that the 2010 ... Read more...

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Federer ends Youznhy’s Wimbledon charge in quarters


July 5th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Roger Federer saw off Mikhail Youzhny in a one-sided Wimbledon quarterfinal lasting barely 90 minutes Wednesday.The Swiss third seed hit 25 winners on his ... Read more...

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World snooker: Advani loses twice


July 5th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 4 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani had a rough day at the SangSom Six Red World snooker championships as he lost both his league matches here Wednesday.In his first ... Read more...

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Deco praises Seedorf’s Brazil move


July 5th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 4 (IANS) Former Portugal international midfielder Deco said Clarence Seedorf's arrival in Rio de Janeiro will change the world's perception of Brazilian football.Seedorf agreed to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

FIFA to rule on Zambia’s protest this month


July 5th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Lusaka (Zambia), July 4 (IANS) Zambian football's governing body has said world governing body FIFA will adjudicate over its protest on Sudan's fielding an ineligible player in a 2014 World ... Read more...

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Lokomotiv lacked spirit: Bilic


July 5th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Recently appointed Lokomotiv Moscow coach Slaven Bilic said Wednesday the team's weak character was to blame for the poor results at the end of the ... Read more...

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Sporting Lisbon may rope in Sunil Chettri


July 5th, 2012 - 5:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Top Portuguese football club Sporting Lisbon may rope in India striker Sunil Chettri as their foreign recruit. The club is likely to make an announcement ... Read more...

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