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West Nile virus kills 46 in US’ Texas state


September 8th, 2012 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 8 (IANS) At least 46 people have died from the mosquito-borne West Nile virus in Texas state in the US this year, Xinhua reported.The latest reports came from ... Read more...

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Three killed in shooting near US varsity (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 4:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) Three people, including a police officer and the suspected gunman himself, were killed and several injured in a shooting incident near a university campus in Texas, ... Read more...

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‘Steal a little, but don’t loot’ Indian minister


August 13th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Delhi, Aug 13(THAINDIAN NEWS) Corruption scandals have now gotten into the core of the Indian nation. This has caused one of the ministers in India in deep problems of explaining the scandal ... Read more...

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Toxic mushrooms kill seven, poison 50 in China


August 4th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 4 (IANS) Consumption of wild mushrooms in China's Shaanxi province has claimed the lives of least seven people and poisoned more than 50, forcing the country's top ... Read more...

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Gogoi assures help to molestation victim, issue rocks assembly (Roundup)


July 17th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 16 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Monday met the girl who was molested in public here last week, and assured her of all possible help even ... Read more...

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Oprah visits the Taj


January 19th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 19 (IANS) US talk show queen Oprah Winfrey visited the Taj Mahal Thursday, spending more than an hour while her camera crew captured the 17th century marble ... Read more...

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Pakistani journalist working for US radio killed (Lead)


January 18th, 2012 - 4:26 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 18 (IANS) A Pakistani journalist, who was working for US radio, was shot dead by some unidentified gunmen Tuesday evening in the country's northwestern region, police said.Mukararm Khan ... Read more...

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My word on rotation of chief minister final: Soz


December 25th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 25 (IANS) Seeking to end the clamour within his party about the rotation of the Jammu and Kashmir chief minister's post, state Congress chief Saifuddin Soz Sunday asserted ... Read more...

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Gaddafi spokesman captured


September 30th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) Mussa Ibrahim, the spokesman of ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, has been captured while trying to flee dressed as a woman, a media report said Friday.Ibrahim, ... Read more...

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Anonymous email threatens to bomb Lucknow station


September 26th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 26 (IANS) Tension prevailed at the Charbagh railway station here after a local TV channel claimed to have received an email Monday threatening to blow up the station.No ... Read more...

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Wildfire destroys hundreds of homes in Texas


September 6th, 2011 - 9:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) A huge wildfire has destroyed about 300 homes near Austin city in the drought-hit US state of Texas, authorities said.The blaze started Sunday afternoon in the ... Read more...

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TV channel CEO, filmmaker killed in Bangladesh accident


August 13th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 13 (IANS) An eminent filmmaker and the chief executive of a local TV channel were killed in a road accident in Bangladesh Saturday afternoon, a media report said.Three ... Read more...

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Taliban behead four workers in Afghanistan


July 10th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four workers kidnapped in Afghanistan by the Taliban have been beheaded, a local TV channel reported Sunday.The four were part of a group of ... Read more...

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Georgian president’s son sets world iPad typing record


July 6th, 2011 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Tbilisi, July 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The teenage son of Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has broken the world record for the fastest typing on an iPad, local TV company Imedi said ... Read more...

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Mastermind of US embassy bombings killed in Somalia


June 12th, 2011 - 2:51 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, June 12 (IANS) The mastermind of the 1998 bombings of the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania has been killed in Somalia, an official said here Saturday.Comoros-born Fazul Abdullah ... Read more...

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Nigerian engineer becomes a pop star in China


May 23rd, 2011 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, May 23 (IANS) A Nigerian engineer who migrated to Beijing in 2001 has became a pop star overnight in China after being discovered by a local TV reality show.Hao ... Read more...

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Six killed in Pakistan suicide blast (Second Lead)


May 14th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 14 (IANS) At least six people, including three women and a child, were killed Saturday evening when a suicide bomber targeted a bus in Pakistan's Punjab province, ... Read more...

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20 people killed in US drone attack in North Waziristan


April 22nd, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 22(ANI): At least 20 people were killed and several others seriously wounded in a US drone attack launched early Friday morning in northwest Pakistan.According to local TV report, four ... Read more...

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Suicide blast kills one in Pakistan’s Quetta city


April 7th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 7 (IANS) At least one person was killed and nine injured in a suicide blast in southwest Pakistan's main city Quetta Thursday morning, Xinhua quoted police sources as ... Read more...

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Pakistani comedian dies during Indo-Pak cricket show


March 31st, 2011 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, March 31 (IANS) A Pakistani comedian died while participating in a TV show organised for the Pakistan-India World Cup semifinal match that India went on to win, a ... Read more...

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Japanese PM criticises mishandling of n-plant crisis


March 15th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 15 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan Tuesday slammed Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) for its improper handling of the quake-stricken Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant at ... Read more...

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Kamat calls for report on Goa police-politician-drug mafia nexus


January 12th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 12 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat Wednesday called for a report from the home ministry in connection with the police-politician-drug mafia nexus case. A top police official also said ... Read more...

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Two men charged with Indian student’s murder in US (Lead)


December 28th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) US authorities have charged two men with murder in the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old Indian student during an aggressive 20-second robbery on Christmas morning at a convenience ... Read more...

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Two men charged for Andhra student’s murder in US


December 28th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) The US authorities have booked two men for gunning down a 22-year-old Indian student in a robbery on Christmas morning at a convenience store in Texas where he ... Read more...

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School makes girls perform bike stunts


December 1st, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 1 (IANS) A renowned girls' school in Moradabad district of Uttar Pradesh is facing enquiry after a local TV channel aired footage of students performing stunts on bikes as part ... Read more...

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Powerful blast levels Karachi police building killing at least 17


November 11th, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD (BNO NEWS) -- A major explosion leveled a police building in the Pakistani city of Karachi on Thursday, killing at least 17 people and injuring at least 115, officials and local ... Read more...

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Remains of Bolivian pilot found frozen and intact 20 years later


November 10th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by BNO News
LA PAZ, BOLIVIA (BNO NEWS) -- The corpse of a Bolivian pilot was found in the country's snow caped mountain tops east of its capital, La Paz, 20 years after a plane ... Read more...

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Voices of trifurcation gain in Jammu


October 21st, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 21 (IANS) Frustrated by what they term as New Delhi's indifference towards Jammu and Ladakh regions of Jammu and Kashmir and "extraordinary attention" towards the Valley, political groups here have ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Pakistan board distances itself from tainted trio


October 20th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi/Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Wednesday decided to distance itself from three tainted players - Salman Butt, Muhammad Asif and Muhammad Aamer - who are currently being probed ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

US teachers claim they were fired for complaining about on-campus sex toys


October 13th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
San Antonio, Oct 13 (ANI): Three former teachers at a school in the US are suing their employer, claiming that they were fired because they complained about on-campus sex toy parties.The three ... Read more...

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Curfew relaxed in parts of Srinagar


September 18th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 18 (IANS) Six days after imposing indefinite curfew, authorities Saturday relaxed the restrictions in uptown areas of Srinagar from 12 noon to 4 p.m. and in other places across ... Read more...

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California doctor dies in ex-boyfriend’s chimney


September 2nd, 2010 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 1 (DPA) A California doctor has been found dead in a chimney where she apparently got stuck while trying to enter the house of her ex-boyfriend, according to media ... Read more...

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Five CRPF troopers killed in Assam landmine blast (Second Lead)


July 30th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 30 (IANS) At least five paramilitary troopers were killed and 30 injured, five of them critically, in a powerful landmine explosion in Assam Friday, officials said. The outlawed United Liberation ... Read more...

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Did Shakeel Pass Unsavory Comments Against India?


July 30th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): In this industry there are no friends or enemies. That's politics that works here. India and Pakistan share a chequered history, but artists from the two ... Read more...

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Landmine blast kills four CRPF men in Assam (Lead)


July 30th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 30 (IANS) At least four paramilitary troopers were killed and about 30 injured in a powerful landmine explosion in Assam Friday, police said. The outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom ... Read more...

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