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PM lays foundation stone for Kochi Metro


September 13th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday laid the foundation stone for the Kochi Metro Rail project and said it would facilitate the city's "overall social and ... Read more...

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Three killed in Tripura rainstorm


April 29th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 29 (IANS) At least three people, including a boy, have been killed in rainstorms ravaging parts of Tripura since Saturday, an official said here Sunday."A 76-year-old farmer in ... Read more...

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Teardrop protein has jaws to chew up harmful bacteria


January 20th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) Lysozymes, antiseptic proteins in our teardrops, have jaws that latch on and chomp through rows of cell walls of harmful bugs like someone hungrily devouring an ... Read more...

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SAFF Cup: India too good for Maldives; face Afghanistan in final


December 9th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Five times champions India in a vastly improved performance Friday defeated their bugbear Maldives 3-1 to enter their third successive SAFF Cup football final here ... Read more...

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Minor electrocuted in east Delhi


October 15th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A four-year-old boy was Saturday electrocuted while playing at his home in east Delhi, police said.Siddharth came in contact with a live wire on the ... Read more...

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Firm aims to turn Kerala into tennis nursery


September 6th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 6 (IANS) Terumo Penpol -- the country's largest manufacturer of blood bags -- has come out to support an innovative project to turn Kerala into a tennis nursery ... Read more...

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Bachelor Pad Recap: Jake and Kasey battle it out


August 23rd, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There was controversy galore during the previous episode of the show Bachelor Pad 2. Melissa displayed her fury on the show and there was another feud ... Read more...

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India seniors barely manage to beat under-23 football team


June 28th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) India's chief football coach Armando Colaco Tuesday tested the national team against a spirited under-23 team in a practice match here Tuesday only to find ... Read more...

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Man electrocuted in east Delhi


March 1st, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) A 32-year-old electrician was Tuesday electrocuted when he came in contact with a live wire while fixing an electrical fault in an east Delhi house, police said.Sunil ... Read more...

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Choice of smartphone apps helps define your computing style


February 20th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Fen 20 (ANI): The applications you add to your smartphone can define your computing style, suggests a new study.The applications you choose can label you as a specific "appitypes," said Trevor ... Read more...

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Girl electrocuted while plucking flowers in school


November 20th, 2010 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 19 (IANS) The manager of a private school in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district was booked Friday in connection with the death of a minor girl, who got electrocuted while plucking ... Read more...

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Lalu Yadav meets Chapra electrocution victims


September 19th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Chapra (Bihar), Sep 19 (ANI): Former Bihar chief minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav visited Bihar's Chapra District on Saturday to meet families of victims, who had died ... Read more...

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Three people electrocuted in Delhi after rains


August 16th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) At least three people, among them a 13-year-old boy, were electrocuted and a woman was severely injured from a powerful electric shock in Delhi Sunday following ... Read more...

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Man electrocuted in Delhi


August 11th, 2010 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) A man was electrocuted after he came in contact with a live wire dangling from an electric pole in northwest Delhi, police said Tuesday. Ajay Gupta, a 32-year-old ... Read more...

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World Cup will be best remembered for Maradona’s theatrics


July 4th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Cape Town, July 4 (IANS) Had it not been for the incomparable Diego Maradona, the touch line would not have been so exciting in this World Cup.But the curtains came ... Read more...

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Low intensity ‘Phet’ cripples life in Sindh, other adjoining areas


June 7th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jun.7 (ANI): Even though its intensity has been reduced considerably, cyclone 'Phet' has caused massive destruction in Sindh and other adjoining coastal areas with heavy rains accompanied with gutsy winds lashing ... Read more...

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Live wire Rooney could turn out like Gazza: Lampard


June 2nd, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 2 (ANI): Live wire England and Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney could well emulate former football star Paul Gascoigne alias Gazza at the World Cup, believes Chelsea and England ... Read more...

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Twenty villagers electrocuted in Bihar


May 14th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Vaishali (Bihar, May 14 (ANI): At least twenty people were electrocuted and several others injured, when a truck in which they were traveling, brushed against an electric pole in Satpura village in ... Read more...

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Ravi Yadav’s ‘Maro Charithra’ a let down (Telugu Movie Review)


March 28th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "Maro Charithra" (Telugu); Cast: Varun Sandesh, Anita, Naresh, Pratap Pothen, Urvashi; Director: Ravi Yadav; Producer: Dil Raju; Music Director: Micky J. Meyers; Rating: * 1/2Remaking a classic in the ... Read more...

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Cardiff striker Chopra is all sympathy for disgraced Terry


February 7th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 7 (ANI): Cardiff City striker Michael Chopra has expressed sympathy for fired England skipper John Terry, who came under attack for having a fling with team-mate Wayne Bridge's former ... Read more...

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Asheem was very generous: India Ocean’s bass guitarist


December 26th, 2009 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) As the rock band Indian Ocean's members are dealing with the sudden loss of their singer and percussionist Asheem Chakravarty who died here Friday, the band's bass ... Read more...

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Narrow escape for Chiranjeevi


November 18th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 18 (IANS) Actor-politician K. Chiranjeevi had a narrow escape when electric wires almost fell on his open top vehicle during campaigning for the municipal elections in this Andhra Pradesh capital. Standing ... Read more...

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Court hauls up government for boy’s electrocution


October 14th, 2009 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notices to the Delhi government, police and BSES seeking explanations after a 12-year-old boy died when he fell into a ... Read more...

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Two elephants electrocuted in Chhattisgarh


September 11th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 11 (IANS) Two female elephants were electrocuted in a forest village in Chhattisgarh's northern Jashpur district, an official said Friday. The wild jumbos were killed in a field at Shekharpur village ... Read more...

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Rajat Sharma to launch another 24×7 news channel


August 12th, 2009 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Noted TV host and India TV co-founder Rajat Sharma is set to launch a new 24X7 news channel. Called India TV Wiz, the channel will be a bilingual ... Read more...

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Two steel unit workers electrocuted in Chhattisgarh


July 9th, 2009 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 9 (IANS) Two workers of a steel unit in Siltara industrial area on the outskirts of this Chhattisgarh capital were killed Thursday when they touched a live wire, police said. Raj ... Read more...

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Dilli ki Sardi’ singer bounces back with a bang


July 2nd, 2009 - 6:37 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
After garnering loads of applauds for her sexy and high octave voice in Dilli ki Sardi, Excuse Me and many more, Carlyta Mouhini is all set to rock yet again with ... Read more...

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Longinus long journey


June 20th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The remarkable craft in Slumdog Millionaire continues to bag the honours. Choreographer Longinus Fernandez is recently honoured by the Astaire for the song Jai ho... "I am enthralled from with in ... Read more...

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Table toppers Deccan Chargers look for a win against Super Kings


May 3rd, 2009 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
East London, May 3 (IANS) Having lost two matches on the trot, table toppers Deccan Chargers will be looking to get back to wining ways against last year's runners-up Chennai Super Kings ... Read more...

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Tharoor says development will be a key agenda in his constituency


March 20th, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvanthapuram, Mar. 20 (ANI): Former UN Under Secretary General Shashi Tharoor and Congress party candidate from Thiruvanthapuram in the forthcoming Lok Sabha election has said that his priority will be the ... Read more...

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Is Britney Back?


March 3rd, 2009 - 3:40 am ICT by GD
Her Circus tour which kick-starts in New Orleans on Tuesday, the 3rd of March is something that is being waited for with baited breath. Does Britney still have it? Will she ... Read more...

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German student found dead in Tamil Nadu hostel (Lead)


August 14th, 2008 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sivakasi (Tamil Nadu), Aug 14 (IANS) A 17-year-old German female student was found dead Thursday in the hostel of a catering college in mysterious circumstances in this Tamil Nadu town. The police ... Read more...

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Four bus passengers electrocuted in Bihar


July 18th, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 18 (IANS) Four passengers who were sitting on the roof of a private bus were killed as they came into contact with a live wire in Bihar's Sheohar district early ... Read more...

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Rains force schools’ closure, waterlogging kills two in Patna (Lead)


July 15th, 2008 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 15 (IANS) All the schools here were closed for three days after heavy rains and waterlogging affected normal life Tuesday even as two people died after slipping into overflowing ditches. ... Read more...

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Waterlogging claims two lives in Patna


July 15th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 15 (IANS) Two people died after slipping into overflowing ditches following three days of heavy rain in the Bihar capital. Subham Kumar, alias Chimpu, 22, a college student, died in ... Read more...

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