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Bomb scare prompts US university evacuation


September 18th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) A bomb threat at the Louisiana State University (LSU) Monday resulted in evacuation and cancellation of all campus activities for the day, Xinhua reported.At about 2 ... Read more...

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Over 1,700 killed in Karachi in 2012: Report


September 10th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) A total of 1,725 people, including 78 children, were killed in Pakistan's port city of Karachi in the first eight months of this year, says a ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan’s counter-terror betrays utter lack of strategy’


September 6th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 6 (IANS) Pakistan's fresh effort to tackle domestic counter-terrorism "betrays an utter lack of strategy", said a Pakistani daily that called for a wholesome zero-tolerance approach towards ... Read more...

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Arun Gawli: The don is finally nailed


August 31st, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) The law has finally caught up with the Big Daddy of Mumbai mafia, Arun Gulabrao Ahir, or simply Arun Gawli, with a special court Friday ... Read more...

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Apex court seeks response to NGO’s missing children action plan plea


August 28th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the governments of states and union territories to file their response to a petition seeking the formulation of a National ... Read more...

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US senators call for Sikh hate crime tracking


August 24th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS) Nineteen US Senators, led by California Democrat Dianne Feinstein, have urged the Justice Department to track hate crimes against Sikhs as they are particularly susceptible to ... Read more...

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Sikh Americans show solidarity after gurdwara tragedy


August 7th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) Deeply shocked by the killing of six Sikh worshipers in a gurdwara in Milwaukee, the anguished community has sought concrete action to ensure that ... Read more...

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US Sikh groups rally to ensure safety of community


August 6th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) Devastated by the killing of six Sikh worshippers at a gurdwara in Wisconsin, the 700,000-strong Sikh community in the US has rallied round to offer succour ... Read more...

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Now, ID proof must to buy bicycles in Jaipur


August 3rd, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 3 (IANS) Unwilling to take chances with bicycles after the recent explosions in Pune and the 2008 blasts in this Rajasthan capital, police have asked all bicycle shop ... Read more...

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Karachi traders get 200 extortion notes a day


July 18th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 18 (IANS) Businessmen in the Pakistani port city have been receiving around 200 extortion notes every day, Geo News reported.At least 18 traders were kidnapped for ransom while ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily rues lack of coordination to fight terror


July 13th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) The lack of coordination among security forces has given extremises more opportunities, a Pakistani daily said Friday, a day after nine police personnel were gunned ... Read more...

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China shuts down 89 websites for fraud


June 19th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) China has shut down 89 websites for conducting "fraudulent activities" in the name of government organisations and charity groups, the government said Tuesday.The State Internet Information ... Read more...

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Pakistani traffickers stealing British data


June 19th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 19 (IANS) Human traffickers in Pakistan are intercepting information from British-Pakistanis to forge documents to help illegal migrants settle in Britain, a daily said Tuesday.Several hundred people of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Yemen faces isolation over Al Qaeda war: UNSC


June 13th, 2012 - 8:08 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Yemen faces international isolation in case efforts to stabilise the situation in the country and reform its law enforcement agencies fall through, the UN ... Read more...

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Sikhs in turbans can now serve Washington police


May 17th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 17 (IANS) Sikh police officers in the American capital will be allowed to wear turbans, beards and other religious items while on the job.The new uniform policy announced ... Read more...

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36 foreign drug peddlers held this year


May 8th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Thirty-six foreign nationals have been arrested and 1,166 kg of narcotics seized this year till March, Minister of State for Home Affairs Mullapally Ramachandran told ... Read more...

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FBI urged to check hate crimes against Sikh-Americans


April 20th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) As many as 92 US lawmakers have urged the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to collect data on hate crimes against Sikh-Americans as their appearance makes ... Read more...

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Jail attack sign of Taliban’s strength: daily


April 16th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 16 (IANS) The audacious Taliban attack on a jail in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province that freed about 400 prisoners is a demonstration of their physical and logistical strength, ... Read more...

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Afghanistan, US sign deal on night raids


April 9th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 8 (IANS) The Afghan government and the US forces signed an agreement here Sunday to hand over all special operations, including the controversial night raids, from US and ... Read more...

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South Asian New Yorkers still confront profiling


March 23rd, 2012 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) New Yorkers of South Asian descent are confronting the impact of profiling by national and local law enforcement agencies even ten years after 9/11 terror attacks, ... Read more...

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CBI gets list of Mujibur Rahman’s killers


March 13th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has received a list of six Bangladeshis suspected to have killed Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, who had mentored the country's ... Read more...

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Tragedy strikes Kerala waters again, two killed (Lead)


March 1st, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Alappuzha (Kerala), March 1 (IANS) Two fishermen were killed, two injured and three missing after a mysterious ship collided with a fishing boat early Thursday in the sea off Kerala, ... Read more...

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Indonesia may become top ecstasy drug maker in Asia


March 1st, 2012 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, March 1 (IANS/AKI) Indonesia may soon become Asia's largest producer of synthetic drug ecstasy, even as officials continue to crack down on drug traffickers, according to a UN narcotics ... Read more...

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UN chief urges Afghanistan to prioritise anti-drugs effort


February 17th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Feb 17 (IANS) United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged the Afghan government to prioritise its efforts to eradicate illicit drugs in the war-torn country, warning "time is not ... Read more...

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Russian cop fined 200 times the bribe taken


February 2nd, 2012 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two Russian police officers have been slapped with a fine of one million rubles for extorting a bribe of 7,000 rubles ($230) from a ... Read more...

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Clear norms will allow telcos to function more efficiently


February 1st, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Telecom operators would be able to function more efficiently if there is clarity in regulatory and tax issues, a study said Wednesday.It urged the government ... Read more...

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Journalists’ delegation meets Chavan to seek action on attack


February 1st, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 31 (IANS) A delegation of journalists Tuesday met Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan to discuss the action on attack on a media house last week."We met Chavan and ... Read more...

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UK could become a hub for khat smuggling


January 26th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) European officials have warned that the United Kingdom could become the hub for the international smuggling of the plant stimulant khat. The plant has been banned in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Mixed reactions to Rushdie’s decision to skip LitFest


January 20th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 20 (IANS) Cancellation of author Salman Rushdie's visit to the Jaipur Literature Festival evoked mixed reactions, with most people terming it a major jolt to the spirit of ... Read more...

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Chinese vessel attacked


January 15th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 15 (IANS) A Chinese commercial vessel was attacked by unidentified gunmen in Laos while returning to the country via the Mekong river, officials said Sunday.The Shengtai-11 vessel was ... Read more...

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Nine dead in Pakistan suicide bombing (Lead)


January 14th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) At least nine people, including two policemen and three suicide bombers, were killed Saturday when militants attacked a police office in northwestern Pakistan. Interior Minister ... Read more...

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Pakistan fails to trace journalist’s killers


January 13th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Pakistan has failed to trace the killers of journalist Saleem Shahzad who was tortured before his body was dumped in a canal last year, a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Russia calls for restraint when sentencing Mubarak


January 8th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian foreign ministry has said it was concerned about calls by the prosecutor at the trial of Egypt's Hosni Mubarak to sentence the former ... Read more...

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‘Bribery most common corrupt practice in Russia’


December 23rd, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Bribery has been identified as Russia's most common corrupt practice, as it accounts for a third of all corruption offences uncovered in 2011, Prosecutor General ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh returns in villainous avatar in ‘Don 2′ (IANS Preview)


December 20th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) After enthralling the audience with his daredevilry superhero acts in "RA.One", superstar Shah Rukh Khan returns to the villainous streak with Farhan Akhtar's new ... Read more...

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