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Man who dug Mahi’s death trap sent to jail


July 8th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 8 (IANS) Rohtash Tayal, who dug the borewell in Haryana into which four-year-old girl Mahi fell and died, was arrested and sent to judicial custody for 14 days, ... Read more...

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Air India pilots officially call off strike (Lead)


July 4th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The 59-day strike by Air India pilots ended Wednesday, a day after the aviators assured the Delhi High Court that they would call off their ... Read more...

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Shimla records second warmest July in 21 years


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 3 (IANS) The Queen of Hills, as Shimla was fondly called by the British, recorded the second warmest July of the past 21 years, a Met official ... Read more...

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Talk, settle dispute: Court to Air India, striking pilots (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday asked Air India and its striking pilots to amicably settle the matter out of court and gave them a day's ... Read more...

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Islamist Morsi sworn in as Egypt’s president


June 30th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Mohamed Morsi was sworn in as the first freely-elected president of Egypt Saturday before the country's highest court here following his victory in the presidential ... Read more...

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Indian sportspersons stranded in Sweden returning home


June 30th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 30 (IANS) Ninety-two veteran Indian sportspersons stranded in Sweden are returning home after the Indian embassy came to their rescue and asked their travel agency to arrange for ... Read more...

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Pawar to head EGoM on spectrum


June 29th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar will head the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) which will meet to take a decision on spectrum pricing, a ... Read more...

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16-year-old girl in Rajasthan alleges gang rape


June 29th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 29 (IANS) A 16-year-old girl has lodged a complaint with the police that she was abducted, confined to a car and gang-raped for 20 days by five youths ... Read more...

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Monsoon in Himachal delayed by over a week


June 28th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 28 (IANS) The arrival of the southwest monsoon in Himachal Pradesh would be delayed by over a week, the weather office here said Thursday."There is no possibility ... Read more...

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Ordinance to protect Gilani’s actions challenged


June 26th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) A presidential ordinance issued to protect the legislative measures taken by the then Pakistani prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani from April 26 to June 19 ... Read more...

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Maoists kill cop, civilian in Chhattisgarh


June 24th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 24 (IANS) In stepped up violence, Maoists killed a civilian in violence-hit Sukma district in Chhattisgarh while they hacked to death a police constable in Rajnandgaon district Sunday, ... Read more...

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Mohamed Morsi wins Egyptian presidency


June 24th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 24 (IANS) The Muslim Brotherhood's Mohammed Morsi was Sunday declared the winner of Egypt's presidential election run-off.He won 51.73 percent of the vote, defeating his rival and ex-prime ... Read more...

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Mohamed Morsi wins Egyptian presidency


June 24th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 24 (IANS) The Muslim Brotherhood's Mohammed Morsi was Sunday declared the winner of Egypt's presidential election run-off.He won 51.73 percent of the vote, defeating his rival and ex-prime ... Read more...

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Air Arabia introduces new baggage policy


June 24th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, June 24 (IANS/WAM) UAE's Air Arabia Sunday introduced a new online baggage policy, enabling passengers to pay for only the luggage weight they need.The policy, effective for all tickets ... Read more...

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Force India record season’s best finish at Valencia


June 24th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Valencia, June 24 (IANS) Sahara Force India scored its best result of the 2012 Formula One season with Nico Hulkenberg and Paul di Resta finishing fifth and seventh in ... Read more...

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Teenager falls into well in West Bengal


June 24th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) Around the time the body of a four-year-old girl who had fallen into a borewell in Haryana was recovered after almost 90 hours, a teenaged boy ... Read more...

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Schweinsteiger may miss Euro semifinal


June 24th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 24 (IANS) German midfielder Batsian Schweinsteiger said Sunday that he could miss Thursday's Euro 2012 semifinal due to a recurring ankle injury.Germany, who thrashed Greece 4-2 in ... Read more...

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Briton keeps two wives for 20 years, exposed


June 24th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) A supermarket manager in Britain committed suicide after the two families he had been hiding just 10 miles apart for more than two decades discovered ... Read more...

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Beer drinkers more likely to have early sex


June 24th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Men and women who enjoy a pint are 60 percent more likely to sleep with someone early in a relationship, statistics show.This applies to both gay ... Read more...

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Mercury remains high as rain eludes Delhi (Lead)


June 24th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Delhi residents experienced a blistering hot end to the week with temperatures shooting up to 42.1 degrees Celsius - five notches above average - Sunday ... Read more...

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Chopper mishap: Bedridden Munda sits up for first time


June 24th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 24 (IANS) One-and-a-half months after he suffered grievous injuries in a helicopter accident, Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Sunday sat up for a few minutes, an official statement ... Read more...

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European experience should stand in good stead for Olympics: Nobbs


June 24th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) India hockey coach Michael Nobbs warned his boys Sunday that there won't be room for errors against top European teams at the London Olympics.Nobbs said ... Read more...

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Rains cool Himachal Pradesh


June 24th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 24 (IANS) Showers were reported in some parts of Himachal Pradesh Sunday, bringing some respite from the heat. More rain has been forecast in the next few days.Shimla, ... Read more...

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Encephalitis claims five more lives in Bihar, toll 230


June 24th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Patna June 24 (IANS) Five more children died of acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district Sunday, taking the toll in the state to 230 since May, an official ... Read more...

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Greek PM to miss EU summit for eye surgery


June 24th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, June 24 (IANS) Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras will not attend the June 28 EU summit in Brussels as doctors have advised him to rest following eye surgery.Samaras underwent ... Read more...

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Censorship in China is morally wrong: Dalai Lama


June 24th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 24 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has criticised the Chinese government's censorship policy as morally wrong and said 1.3 billion people of China have a right ... Read more...

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Man pushed out of train, dies


June 24th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 24 (IANS) A man from Delhi died after being pushed out of a running train in Bihar by a railway official who was angry that the victim refused ... Read more...

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Bangladesh foodgrain imports fall


June 24th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 24 (IANS) Bangladesh's foodgrain imports fell sharply by more than 50 percent year-on-year, an official said Sunday.Rice imports plunged by 56.32 percent year-on-year to $283.8 million during the ... Read more...

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Two dead, 100 injured in China quake


June 24th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 24 (IANS) Two people died and about 100 others were injured in China in a 5.7-magnitude quake Sunday, the authorities said.The casualties took place in Ninglang county of ... Read more...

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Loeb wins Rally of New Zealand


June 24th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, June 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Eight-time champion Sebastien Loeb extended his lead in the World Rally Championship (WRC) by winning the New Zealand round Sunday.Loeb took his first win in ... Read more...

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Petrova returns to WTA top 20


June 24th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former world No.3 Nadia Petrova has returned to the top 20 in the latest WTA rankings published Sunday.The Russian rose two places to No. 20. ... Read more...

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Blanc should stay with France: Benzema


June 24th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Donetsk, June 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Striker Karim Benzema said Sunday that French football coach Laurent Blanc deserves a contract extension despite Euro 2012 elimination.Two goals from Xabi Alonso handed reigning ... Read more...

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1948 hockey trio backs India to do well in London


June 24th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Three members of the Indian hockey team that won the gold at the 1948 London Olympics - Leslie Claudius, Keshav Dutt and Jaswant Rajput - ... Read more...

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Fire in home ministry, no injuries (Lead)


June 24th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) A fire broke out Sunday afternoon in the home ministry's office at North Block here but was soon brought under control, officials said.The fire erupted ... Read more...

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Unwell Glock ruled out of Valencia race


June 24th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Valencia, June 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Illness has ruled Marussia driver Timo Glock out of the Formula One European Grand Prix here Sunday.The intestine infection kept the German racer out of ... Read more...

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