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Shrew like rat species lives off earthworms


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) A new shrew like rat species, unearthed in a remote rainforest, cannot chew or gnaw but lives exclusively on earthworms.The species Paucidentomys vermidax, found in the ... Read more...

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UP plagued by lawlessness: BJP


August 11th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday said Uttar Pradesh was in the grip of a "jungle raj" (lawlessness) and accused the Samajwadi Party government headed ... Read more...

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CRPF trooper hurt, eight landmines found in Jharkhand


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 3 (IANS) A CRPF trooper was injured Friday in a gun battle with Maoist guerrillas in Jharkhand's Palamau district, police said.Police recovered eight landmines planted by the Maoists ... Read more...

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Garo rebels, security forces exchange fire in Meghalaya


July 30th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 30 (IANS) A fierce gun-battle broke out between the security forces and Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels Monday in the newly-created North Garo Hills district in western ... Read more...

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Two CRPF men killed, 5 injured in Maoist ambush


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 23 (IANS) Two CRPF personnel were killed and five injured in a gun battle with Maoist guerrillas in Jharkhand Monday, police said.The CRPF personnel were attacked in the ... Read more...

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Top Maoist leader held in Bengal


July 17th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) Top Maoist squad leader Bikram alias Arnab Dam has been arrested in West Bengal, police said Tuesday.Accused of being involved in many incidents of violence, the ... Read more...

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Minor girl killed by leopard in Mumbai suburb


July 16th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) The body of a seven-year-old girl, who was attacked and dragged away by a leopard late Sunday, has been recovered from the Sanjay Gandhi National Park ... Read more...

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Assam’s problems on agenda for Aug 9 Ramdev rally


July 12th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 12 (IANS) The burning issues in Assam like corruption and the problems caused by big dams will be highlighted at the proposed anti-graft rally to be taken out ... Read more...

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West tries music album with animal sounds


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:19 am ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) Rapper Kanye West has a wild idea, as he is attempting to make an album composed of mostly animal noises.He experimented with the idea on ... Read more...

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Maoist leader arrested in UP


May 29th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 29 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Police Tuesday arrested a Maoist leader after ambushing a group of Maoists in a jungle, police said.Lalvrat Kol aka Kamalji carried an award ... Read more...

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Colombia to spend $738 mn on housing programmes


April 30th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, April 30 (IANS/EFE) Colombia plans to invest 1.3 trillion pesos (about $738.13 million) in housing programmes "for the poorest of the poor", which it is adding to the plan ... Read more...

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Tiger on prowl near Lucknow finally trapped


April 25th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 25 (IANS) A tiger, which was on the prowl for nearly three months on the outskirts of the state capital, was finally caught Wednesday, said a forest department ... Read more...

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91 cops ill after having chicken soup in Peru


April 23rd, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, April 23 (IANS/EFE) As many as 91 police officers were affected by food poisoning at their base in Mazuco, which is in Peru's jungle region of Madre de Dios, ... Read more...

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498 killed in Maoist violence since March 2010: Chhattisgarh


March 28th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 28 (IANS) As many as 498 people were killed in Maoist violence in Chhattisgarh since March 2010, the state assembly was informed Wednesday.Maoists, who are locally called Naxals, ... Read more...

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Seven Maoists arrested, landmine recovered


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 3 (IANS) Seven Maoist guerrillas were arrested and a landmine recovered in three separate incidents in Jharkhand Saturday, police said.Five rebels, including a woman, were arrested from a ... Read more...

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Kidnappers kill six-year-old


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 2 (IANS) An abducted six-year-old boy was murdered in the old Lucknow city Friday after his father, a trader, did not pay a ransom of Rs.3 lakh demanded ... Read more...

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Maoists may undertake major offensive in Jharkhand: Police


February 12th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 12 (IANS) Chased away from two of their key sanctuaries in Jharkhand, the Maoists may carry out a series of major attacks in the state to regain ... Read more...

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Car driver killed in CRPF firing near Ranchi


February 6th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 6 (IANS) The driver of a private car, suspected to be carrying a Maoist leader, was killed in firing by Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel near Ranchi ... Read more...

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40 landmines recovered in Jharkhand


February 1st, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 1 (IANS) Police recovered 40 landmines and destroyed two Maoist bunkers-cum-training centres in Jharkhand's Garwah district Wednesday, an official said."Police have recovered 40 landmines and destroyed two Maoist ... Read more...

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13 Jharkhand policemen killed in Maoist ambush


January 21st, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 21 (IANS) Thirteen policemen were killed in a landmine blast and subsequent indiscriminate firing by Maoist rebels in Jharkhand's Garwah district Saturday, police said."Thirteen policemen were killed and ... Read more...

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Leopard strikes again in Guwahati


January 20th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 20 (IANS) A stray leopard created panic in Assam's main city here Friday by injuring three people in the second incident of its kind in less than two ... Read more...

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It’s tough to convince me: Shweta Tiwari (Interview)


January 12th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) As Prerna of "Kasautii Zindagii Kay", TV actress Shweta Tiwari played so many shades of a woman's personality that she now finds it hard to ... Read more...

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Andaman asked about semi-naked dance


January 11th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Indian government Wednesday asked the Andaman and Nicobar administration to explain how half naked tribal women were forced to dance for tourists.Terming the incident ... Read more...

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‘Jungle Raj’ in stem cell research: Official


December 28th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 28 (IANS) A 'Jungle Raj' has been prevailing in the country regarding research on stem cell therapy and the government will ensure a proper structure where there is ... Read more...

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Kareena perfect choice for ‘Heroine’, says Priyanka


December 20th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Priyanka Chopra admits Madhur Bhandarkar offered his most ambitious project "Heroine" to her, but she couldn't accept it due to its streak of similarity ... Read more...

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Harry Judd doesn’t mind being topless for the public


December 13th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Strictly come Dancing star Harry Judd has revealed that he is “over” being embarrassed to strip for the public. The McFly member recently stripped for the gay ... Read more...

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50kg bomb recovered in Chhattisgarh


December 3rd, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 3 (IANS) A 50kg bomb was Saturday recovered by a patrolling team of the Chhattisgarh Police in the interior of Maoist violence-hit Bastar region, an officer said.The bomb ... Read more...

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Ban mining in forest areas: Jairam Ramesh


December 3rd, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 3 (IANS) Union Minister of Rural Development Jairam Ramesh Saturday called for a ban on mining in forest areas."I am against mining in forest areas... tribals living in ... Read more...

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Jharkhand police get hijacked bus, driver’s body


December 2nd, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 2 (IANS) Jharkhand Police Friday succeeded in reaching a hijacked bus which was in control of Maoists for 36 hours in the state's Khuti district and recovered the ... Read more...

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NHRC to collect facts on Kishenji killing


November 28th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Taking note of allegations that Maoist leader Kishenji was killed in a staged shootout, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday said it will collect ... Read more...

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Kishanji’s niece flying to Kolkata to identify body


November 25th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 25 (IANS) Top Maoist Kishanji's niece Deepa will arrive here from Andhra Pradesh along with Telugu poet P. Varvara Rao Friday afternoon to identify the slain rebel's body, ... Read more...

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Peter Andre is back in ‘I’m A Celebrity’


November 24th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Peter Andre is going back into the jungle to be part of the contest I’m A Celebrity. ITV made the announcement and Andre says he is up ... Read more...

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Freddie Starr all set for Celebrity Big Brother


November 17th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Freddie Starr is reportedly set to join next season’s Celebrity Big Brother show. He reportedly told his friends that he has been added to the show.Starr ... Read more...

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Four Maoists held in Jharkhand


November 9th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 9 (IANS) Four Maoist commanders were arrested in two districts of Jharkhand Wednesday, police said. The arrests come on the day Home Minister P. Chidamabram arrived here to ... 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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