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Kerala minister, Congress MP spat in public


January 24th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Alappuzha (Kerala), Jan 23 (IANS) In an unseemly incident, Kerala Water Resources Minister P.J. Joseph and Congress Lok Sabha member Kodikunnil Suresh, in the presence of media persons and farmers' ... Read more...

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NATO airstrike kills 25 Pakistani troops, Gilani condemns


November 26th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 26 (IANS) At least 25 Pakistani soldiers were killed and 15 others were injured after NATO helicopters from Afghanistan attacked a border checkpost early Saturday, leading to ... Read more...

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Hazarika’s songs fill the streets of Assam


November 6th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Tinsukia (Assam), Nov 6 (IANS) He is no more, yet his voice filled the streets of many parts of Assam Sunday, as bereaved fans of music maestro Bhupen Hazarika pulled ... Read more...

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Two Pakistanis dead in Taliban attack


November 2nd, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 2 (IANS) Suspected Taliban militants attacked a check-post in Pakistan's northwest tribal region Wednesday and killed at least two security men, a media report said.Two other security ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh teacher on hunger strike, alleges police harassment


October 12th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 12 (IANS) Soni Sori, the tribal teacher arrested on charges of being a Maoist conduit, is on hunger strike to protest alleged harassment by Chhattisgarh Police and Wednesday ... Read more...

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Three killed in Pakistan car bomb attack


September 2nd, 2011 - 3:31 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 2 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 15 policemen were injured Thursday night when a suicide car bomb hit a police check-post in northwest Pakistan, a ... Read more...

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Four killed as Chhattisgarh Congress chief’s convoy ambushed


July 21st, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 20 (IANS) Maoists ambushed the convoy of Chhattisgarh Congress president Nandkumar Patel in a forested area in Raipur district Wednesday, police said. The Congress leader ... Read more...

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Violent incidents in Pakistan since Osama’s killing


May 23rd, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 23 (IANS) The following is a timeline of violent incidents in Pakistan since the May 2 killing of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in a US ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Seven killed in bus bombing in Pakistan (Third Lead)


May 14th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 14 (IANS) At least seven people, including three women and a child, were killed Saturday evening when a bomb exploded in a bus in Pakistan's Punjab province, ... Read more...

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Students faint after made to stand in sun


April 20th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), April 20 (IANS) Several students in a prominent Uttar Pradesh school Wednesday fainted and many became sick after they were forced to stand in the sun as ... Read more...

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Don’t believe in radiation rumours: Maharashtra advisory


March 29th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Tuesday said that the radiation released from a crippled Japanese nuclear power plant would not have any hazardous consequences in the state and ... Read more...

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Kerala: Left promises 2.5 million new jobs (Lead)


March 15th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 15 (IANS) Kerala's ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) Tuesday promised to generate 2.5 million new jobs, provide rice at Rs.1 a kilo and hike social pensions to at ... Read more...

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Kerala polls: Left manifesto promises 2.5 million new jobs


March 15th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 15 (IANS) Kerala's ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) Tuesday made fresh promises in its election manifesto which include 2.5 million new jobs, rice at Rs.two per kg and ... Read more...

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US lawyers in Pakistan to defend Davis


March 5th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 5 (IANS) Two US lawyers Saturday arrived in Pakistan to provide legal aid to a US official facing trial for gunning down two Pakistani men, Xinhua reported.The shooting ... Read more...

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BJP retains Chhattisgarh assembly seat, Congress admits setback (Lead)


February 17th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 17 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday won the Sanjari Balod assembly seat in Chhattisgarh Thursday, prompting celebrations at the ruling party's headquarters while the opposition Congress admitted ... Read more...

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Maoists free abducted cops in Chhattisgarh


February 12th, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 11 (IANS) Maoists released five Chhattisgarh policemen Friday night in the state's restive Bastar region whom they had abducted Jan 25 from a passenger bus. The rebels handed over the ... Read more...

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Growing crime: Radio, Facebook to Chandigarh police’s rescue


February 4th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Feb 4 (IANS) Police are grappling with a rising number of crimes and road accidents in Chandigarh, but radio channels and social networking site Facebook are coming to ... Read more...

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Pakistan landmine blast kills 10


September 9th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and eight injured Thursday morning as a passenger van struck a landmine in northwest Pakistan's Kurram tribal area. All the injured have been ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bihar CM calls all-party meet over kidnapping of cops by Maoists


September 4th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Sep 4 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will preside over an all-party meeting here on Saturday to discuss the kidnapping of four policemen by the Maoists.The Maoists have killed ... Read more...

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Centre sends additional forces to Bihar to rescue abducted cops


September 3rd, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Bihar, Sep 3 (ANI): The Union Home Ministry on Friday dispatched another helicopter and additional paramilitary personnel to Bihar to assist the cops in locating the three policemen, who are still ... Read more...

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Body of Bihar policeman found in Lakhisarai jungles


September 3rd, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Lakhisarai, (Bihar) Sep 3 (ANI): The body of sub-inspector Lucas Tete, an abducted policeman has been found in the Lakhisarai jungles of Bihar with a note from Naxals saying, "We have killed ... Read more...

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Maoists to call people’s court, Bihar cops’ families in despair (Lead)


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 2 (IANS) As a second deadline expired Thursday, Maoists said the fate of four Bihar policemen held captive by them would now be decided by a 'jan adalat' or kangaroo ... Read more...

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Maoists to decide fate of kidnapped Bihar cops at ‘people’s court’


September 2nd, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 2 (IANS) Maoists in Bihar Thursday said they would decide the fate of four captive policemen at a 'jan adalat' or kangaroo court, as the second deadline set by them ... Read more...

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Kerala not helping to arrest Maudany, says Karnataka


August 16th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Anwarassery (Kerala), Aug 16 (IANS) Almost a week after a Karnataka Police team arrived here but failed to arrest People's Democratic Party (PDP) chief Abdul Nazir Maudany, Karnataka Home Minister V.S.Acharya ... Read more...

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JD-U leader surrenders, jailed for thrashing youth (Second Lead)


July 27th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 27 (IANS) After absconding for more than 24 hours, Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Shambhu Saran Rai surrendered Tuesday and was sent to judicial custody on charges of ... Read more...

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Bihar leader surrenders after mercilessly beating youth (Lead)


July 27th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 27 (IANS) After absconding for more than 24 hours, Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Shambhu Saran Rai surrendered to the police Tuesday, a day after he severely thrashed ... Read more...

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Bihar leader at large after mercilessly beating youth


July 27th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 27 (IANS) Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Shambhu Saran Rai was absconding Tuesday, a day after he thrashed a youth for allegedly attempting to rape a minor girl ... Read more...

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Assam government tables white paper on law and order


July 14th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 14 (IANS) The Assam government Wednesday tabled a white paper on the overall development and law and order situation in the last nine years of Congress rule in the state. "We ... Read more...

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30 militants killed in Pakistan military operation


May 2nd, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) At least 30 militants were killed and 10 injured Sunday when Pakistani military helicopters pounded terrorist hidehouts in the country's north west. The operation was carried out to ... Read more...

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Alert in Guwahati after reports of ULFA bombers sneaking in


April 28th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 28 (IANS) A massive security alert was sounded in Assam Wednesday following intelligence reports of at least three bombers of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) sneaking into ... Read more...

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FIR against Aligarh varsity officials in gay teacher case (Lead)


April 10th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, April 10 (IANS) Acting on court orders, a first information report (FIR) was registered Saturday against four Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) officials and some journalists for breaching the privacy of gay ... Read more...

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Officials examining Joshi’s speech for remarks against Mayawati


April 8th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 8 (IANS) Acting on reports that Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi allegedly made some disparaging remarks against Chief Minister Mayawati at a rally, officials are examining the video ... Read more...

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Maoists attack police camp in Bengal, 1 dead (Lead)


February 23rd, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) A group of armed Maoists attacked a camp housing security personnel from various forces in West Bengal's West Midnapore district late Monday night, just hours after their leader ... Read more...

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Taiwan Earthquake Leaves 4 Injured And Causes Minor Property Damage


December 20th, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Some parts of Taiwan were hit by a severe Earthquake on Saturday. Local TV channels showed footages of the damages caused by the calamity. U.S. Geological Survey ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Manipur scribes protest police assault on colleagues


October 27th, 2009 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Oct 27 (IANS) More than 100 journalists in Manipur Tuesday surrendered their accreditation cards issued by the government to protest the alleged assault on two of their colleagues by police. ... Read more...

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