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Four UN peacekeepers killed in West Darfur ambush


October 5th, 2012 - 4:16 am ICT by BNO News
NYALA, SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- Four Nigerian peacekeepers were killed Tuesday and several others were injured when gunmen ambushed a United Nations (UN) patrol in Sudan's troubled Darfur region, the African Union-United ... Read more...

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Angry farmers take on police at Expressway


September 13th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 13 (IANS) If you are taking the Yamuna Expressway in the hope of reaching Agra in 90 minutes from Delhi, be prepared to take the U-turn and find ... Read more...

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Forty years on, romance still alive between Dilip, Saira (Movie Snippets)


August 25th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) Their marriage is four decades old but romance hasn't faded between Bollywood couple Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu.The couple enjoyed a quiet dinner together at ... Read more...

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Pakistan Army, Rangers fire on Indian posts on LoC, border (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 15 (IANS) Pakistan Army violated the ceasefire for second day Wednesday by firing at two Indian positions on the Line of Control (LoC) late evening on India's Independence ... Read more...

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Dacoits kill five of family in UP


August 10th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) Armed dacoits Thursday attacked the house of a village headman, killing him and four members of the family and leaving four others injured in Uttar Pradesh's ... Read more...

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Mining, railways hit hard in Jharkhand due to power failure


July 31st, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 31 (IANS) Mining and railway services were hit hard in Jharkhand due to unprecedented tripping in the Eastern Grid Tuesday. Major mining companies - BCCL and CCL - ... Read more...

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Woman commits suicide along with two sons in Rajasthan


July 27th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 27 (IANS) A 32-year old woman allegedly committed suicide by throwing herself into a well in Rajasthan's Ajmer district along with her two sons aged 6 and 8 ... Read more...

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Counting of votes in UP municipal corporation polls begin


July 7th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 7 (IANS) Amidst strong police presence and heavy rainfall, counting of votes for the municipal corporation and local bodies began in 71 districts of Uttar Pradesh Saturday.According ... Read more...

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Cricketer Ajay Tyagi shot dead in Ghaziabad


July 6th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 6 (IANS) Veteran cricketer Ajay Tyagi was shot dead late Thursday in Ghaziabad, adjoining national capital New Delhi, police said.The 47-year-old cricketer, known to be very close to ... Read more...

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Government should explain Sarabjit confusion: BJP


June 27th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday asked the government should explain how Foreign Minister S.M. Krishna announced that Pakistan would release death row prisoner ... Read more...

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Soni appeals for Sarabjit’s release


June 27th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 27 (IANS) Pakistan should look at the case of death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh sensitively and compassionately, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni said Wednesday."I have come ... Read more...

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India presses for Sarabjit’s release, awaits confirmation (Lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) India Wednesday renewed its request to Pakistan to release death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh after a midnight volte-face by Islamabad and said it was ... Read more...

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Free Sarabjit, Krishna ‘requests’ Pakistan


June 27th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) India Wednesday welcomed the release of Surjeet Singh from a Pakistani jail and renewed its "request" to Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari to also free ... Read more...

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Fish in thousands die in Gomti river


June 25th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 25 (IANS) Thousands of fish have died in the Gomti river, with officials clueless about the cause. A probe has been ordered.Jal Nigam officials here said they were ... Read more...

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Gurgaon NGO activist held for sexual abuse of minors


May 5th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 4 (IANS) The organizer of NGO 'Suparaana Ka Aangan' was detained and an activist from the NGO was Friday arrested here for raping and molesting several minor girls, ... Read more...

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Students clash with police in Allahabad, torch vehicles


April 27th, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Allahabad, April 26 (IANS) Protesting the order to vacate hostels, students of the Allahabad University Thursday fought pitched battles with police as they torched a police vehicle and two state ... Read more...

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Patnaik shocked at Odisha student’s killing in US (Lead)


April 22nd, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 21 (IANS) Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Saturday expressed shock over the murder in the US of a 24-year-old student from Odisha."I am deeply shocked by the brutal and ... Read more...

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Curfew imposed in old Hyderabad (Lead)


April 8th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 8 (IANS) Police imposed curfew in some parts of the communally sensitive old city of Hyderabad Sunday following clashes between two groups.The situation in the riot-hit parts remained ... Read more...

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Masked men shoot bank cashier, loot Rs.1 million


March 28th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 28 (IANS) Four masked men shot dead a bank cashier in full public view in Chhattisgarh Wednesday and fled with his bag containing Rs.1 million, police said.The ... Read more...

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Fatal accidents, deaths down in Delhi: Police


March 18th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The Delhi traffic police said Sunday that accidents and deaths in the capital were lower in the first quarter of the calendar year compared ... Read more...

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Maharashtra law officer resigns


January 19th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Expressing his desire to "move on", Maharashtra Advocate General Ravi Kadam has tendered his resignation, officials revealed Wednesday.Kadam, who has been the advocate-general for almost seven ... Read more...

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Krishna flies to Jaffna to assist ethnic Tamils


January 18th, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 18 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Wednesday flew from by chopper to Kilinochchi on way to Jaffna in the northern province of Sri Lanka to meet ... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash Delhi on cold night (Second Lead)


January 7th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The weekend began on a chilly and wet note in the capital Friday with the city receiving heavy rain late in the night. There were ... Read more...

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Rare late night sitting in Rajya Sabha (Sidelights)


December 30th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) It was a rare occasion for the Rajya Sabha to sit late into the night Thursday, which led to some self-congratulatory pats from MPs.An MP ... Read more...

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Missing nurse case: Legislator skips CBI questioning


December 10th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Dec 10 (IANS) Rajasthan Congress legislator Malkhan Singh Bishnoi Saturday did not turn up for CBI interrogation in the case of missing nurse Bhawnari Devi, sources said. His relatives ... Read more...

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Two constables arrested after prisoners escape


November 26th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Nov 26 (IANS) The Ghaziabad district police Saturday arrested two constables from whose custody two prisoners escaped."After the two criminals escaped from their custody, constables Rajendra and Shyam Singh ... Read more...

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Seven die as train catches fire in Jharkhand


November 22nd, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 22 (IANS) Seventy-two passengers were asleep early Tuesday in an air-conditioned coach of the Howrah-Dehradun Express when leaping flames suddenly engulfed it. The tragedy in Jharkhand left ... Read more...

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World quality roads for Bangalore - in a few years


October 12th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 12 (IANS) With potholed, congested, pedestrian-unfriendly roads chipping away at Bangalore's brand value as India's IT hub, plans are on to raise their quality to international levels. But ... Read more...

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Delhi Police to decide on Hazare later (Lead)


August 15th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Taken unawares by Anna Hazare's unscheduled stop at Rajghat to meditate and the big crowd gathered around him, the Delhi Police said they would wait ... Read more...

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Nepal PM stays on as allies warn of constitutional crisis (Lead)


August 13th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 13 (IANS) Nepal's embattled Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal failed to carry out his pledge to step down Saturday after his allies urged him not to, warning that ... Read more...

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Pirmal Healthcare scrip up 1.62 percent day after Vodafone deal


August 11th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) A day after announcing that it would purchase 5.5 percent in telecom major Vodafone's Indian operations, the scrip of Ajay Piramal-promoted Piramal Healthcare was ruling 1.62 ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh bans ‘Aarakshan’


August 11th, 2011 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 10 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday late evening ordered a ban on Prakash Jha multi-starrer 'Aarakshan' across the state saying some dialogues in the film were ... Read more...

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31 detonators seized in Gujarat


August 5th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 4 (IANS) Gujarat Police are on an alert following the arrest of a man Thursday and recovery of 31 detonators from his car near Nadiad in Kheda ... Read more...

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Missing youth’s mutilated body found


July 31st, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The body of a youth, missing since saturday, was found chopped in four pieces, near a railway station in south Delhi Sunday, police said.The young ... Read more...

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Defiant Yeddyurappa told to quit; successor on Friday (Roundup)


July 28th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 28 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday asked its first chief minister in south India, Karnataka's B.S. Yeddyurappa, to step down after the state's ombudsman ... Read more...

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