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Brazilian gymnast killed in car accident


September 18th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Sep 18 (IANS/EFE) A 17-year-old star rhythmic gymnast died in a car accident over the weekend in Viana, a city in Brazil's Espiritu Santo state, police said.Eduarda Mello de ... Read more...

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New UP Congress chief inherits a legacy of failures (News Analysis)


September 12th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) Will Nirmal Khatri, the little-known newly appointed Uttar Pradesh state Congress president, be able to turn the fortunes of India's grand old party and bring ... Read more...

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Obama gains six point advantage over Romney: poll


September 11th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) With a new poll showing President Barack Obama getting a six point advantage over Mitt Romney after last week's Democratic National Convention, the Republican challenger ... Read more...

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Delhi’s airport Metro may re-start late August (Roundup)


July 7th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Airport Express, which will suspend operations Saturday night after major construction defects were detected, is likely to re-start only in late August, ... Read more...

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Airport Metro to remain shut till late August (Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Airport Express, which will suspend operations Saturday night after major construction defects were detected, will reopen only in late August, an official ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bayern Munich to make pre-season trip to China


June 30th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou (China), June 30 (IANS) German football club Bayern Munich will make a pre-season trip to China in July and play two games in the country.The club said in ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan foreign secretary talks July 4-5


June 26th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan will meet here July 4-5 but External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's visit to Islamabad has been postponed from late ... Read more...

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Santorum sweeps south; setback for Romney


March 14th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) In a major setback for frontrunner Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, former senator Rick Santorum scored twin victories in Alabama and Mississippi primaries to turn ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Former Argentina coach Pekerman to take charge of Colombia


January 7th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota (Colombia), Jan 7 (IANS) Former Argentina coach Jose Pekerman has been chosen to coach Colombia's national team, local football authorities have confirmed.Pekerman, who coached Argentina between 2004 and 2006, ... Read more...

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Russia urges fair trial for captured Saif al-Islam


November 20th, 2011 - 5:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 20 (IANS) Russia Saturday hailed Libyan leaders' decision to send Saif al-Islam, the arrested son of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, to court and expressed hope that he ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son Saif captured


November 19th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Nov 19 (IANS) Saif al-Islam, son of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, was captured in southern Libya Saturday, Xinhua reported. A military official said he was captured in Sebha. Thousands of ... Read more...

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UN: South Sudan rebels kill nine civilians during weekend attacks


November 2nd, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations (UN) has dispatched peacekeepers and medical staff to northern South Sudan after deadly attacks during the weekend by members of a rebel group.The attacks ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Man held for damaging over 100 cars


October 24th, 2011 - 9:13 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Oct 24 (IANS) A 27-year-old man has been arrested in the German capital for damaging over 100 luxury cars. He allegedly set 67 cars ablaze, and partially damaged 35 ... Read more...

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NTC seeks Gaddafi family’s extradition


October 21st, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Oct 20 (IANS) Libya's National Transitional Council Thursday called for the extradition of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's family from Algeria, Xinhua reported.The demand was made by Mahmoud Jibril, ... Read more...

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Brazil cuts interest rate


October 20th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Oct 20 (IANS) The Brazilian Central Bank announced Wednesday it would cut the country's annual basic interest rate (Selic) by 0.5 percent to 11.5 percent.This is the ... Read more...

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Arms or talks? Choose in seven days, Mamata tells Maoists


October 15th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jhargram (West Bengal), Oct 15 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday gave a seven-day ultimatum to Maoist rebels in the state to choose between dialogue and arms, ... Read more...

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Ilves to be sworn in as Estonia’s president


October 10th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Tallinn, Oct 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Toomas Hendrik Ilves, who was re-elected for a second term as Estonian president in late August, will be sworn in Monday, Estonian Parliament said.In line ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Wall Street up for third day


October 7th, 2011 - 5:48 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 7 (IANS) US stocks ended higher for the third straight day Thursday, with Dow Jones back to 11,000-plus points after decent jobs data and stronger-than-expected retail sales, ... Read more...

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Four mn Pakistan children face risk of hunger


September 30th, 2011 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) Up to four million children in Pakistan's flood-hit Sindh province are at risk of hunger and disease, an NGO said.Only three percent of the $357 million ... Read more...

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Gaddafi kin leave Algeria for Egypt: Report


September 26th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 26 (IANS) Eight family members of ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi have left Algeria for the Egyptian capital Cairo, a media report said Monday.Algeria's Arabic daily El Khabar, ... Read more...

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Maoists want to kill me, other Trinamool leaders: Mamata


September 26th, 2011 - 1:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday claimed that the Maoists wanted to kill her and union minister Mukul Roy, besides other Trinamool Congress leaders."A ... Read more...

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Suspected Maoists kill two in Bengal


September 26th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) Suspected Maoists killed two people, including a political activist, in West Bengal's West Midnapore district Sunday night, police said. The guerillas shot dead a popular political activist ... Read more...

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Two Colorado men take out dead friend’s body out for drinks


September 17th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by BNO News
DENVER, COLORADO (BNO NEWS) -- Two Colorado men have been arrested for allegedly taking their friend's dead body out for drinks and later using his bank card at a local strip club, ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Massive evacuation ordered in US due to flooding


September 9th, 2011 - 4:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) Over 100,000 people in the US East Coast were ordered to evacuate Thursday, as torrential rains brought by the remnants of tropical storm Lee caused ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki sales down on labour unrest


September 1st, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The country's largest car maker, Maruti Suzuki, Thursday reported a 12.7 percent drop in total sales during August because of labour unrest at its Manesar ... Read more...

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IDDCR joins hands with Temple University


July 8th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 7 (IANS) International Drug Discovery and Clinical Research (IDDCR) and Temple University's School of Pharmacy (TUSP) Thursday announced that they have joined hands to offer global certificate programmes ... Read more...

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Iran to launch national internet in August


July 5th, 2011 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 5 (IANS) Iran is all set to launch the first phase of its national internet in August, a minister said.Minister of Communications and Information Technology Reza Taqipour said ... Read more...

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Dying star coughs out dust cloud`


January 17th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) Astronomers on the look out for black holes have stumbled on a star that was fading with a whimper rather than a bang. Astronomers first spotted the supernova ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Craigslist ‘pulls off explicit sex ads globally’


December 20th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 20 (ANI): Craigslist has apparently removed its controversial 'adult services' section worldwide following the shut down in the U.S. earlier this year.According to Wired.com, the highly criticized area ... Read more...

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Fireworks blast kills at least 12 in central China


December 20th, 2010 - 4:54 am ICT by BNO News
CHANGSHA, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll from a powerful fireworks explosion in central China on Friday has risen to twelve, state-run media reported on Sunday.The blast happened on Friday at ... Read more...

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Fireworks blast kills eight in eastern China


December 12th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by BNO News
JINAN, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A fireworks explosion in eastern China killed eight people and injured several others on Sunday, state media reported.The blast happened at around 4.50 a.m. local time in ... Read more...

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Green Battalion to protect Guatemala’s national park


November 7th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Nov 7 (IANS/EFE) Guatemala's sprawling Laguna del Tigre National Park, home to more than 3,000 species of flora and about 50 archaeological sites, will be protected by the "Green Battalion", ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Couple who met on ugly people’s dating site gets engaged


October 29th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 29 (IANS) A couple got engaged following their whirlwind romance sparked on Britain's first dating website for ugly people, a media report said Friday.He admits he "has a face ... Read more...

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Dating site for ugly people celebrates first engagement


October 29th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): A British couple, who met on the dating site set up for ugly people, has become the first to get engaged.Tom Clifford, 36, and Janine Walker, 31, had ... Read more...

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Gospel singer Albertina Walker dies at the age of 81 years


October 9th, 2010 - 1:14 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Legendary United States gospel singer, Albertina Walker is dead. The singer died at the age of 81 years on Friday.Walker who began to sing at the age of 4 years in the ... Read more...

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