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Raj Thackeray backs FDI in retail, demands jobs only for locals


September 18th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Expressing full support to FDI in retail, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday demanded that local people must be given employment by MNCs opening shop ... Read more...

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Mob in Guatemala kills man who murdered two kids


September 13th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Sep 13 (IANS/EFE) A man who walked into a school in the northern Guatemalan village of Tactic and murdered two children was killed by teachers and locals, media ... Read more...

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Catalans march in Barcelona to advocate support for Madrid


September 12th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, Sept 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thousands of Catalans thronged the streets of Barcelona to in an unprecedented show of unity to advocate for autonomy from Madrid. The march was informed by the ... Read more...

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Man kills wife and three children, then himself


September 6th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Pune, Sep 6 (IANS) Believing that he and his family were victims of black magic, a 30-year-old man here strangled to death his wife and daughter and then set his ... Read more...

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9 killed in Peshawar bomb blast (Second Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) At least nine people including two children were killed and over 20 others injured in a bomb blast in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar Friday evening, ... Read more...

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Two houseboats go up in flames


August 30th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 30 (IANS) One person was killed when two houseboats went up in flames in Kerala's tourist location of Alappuzha. Investigations are on to establish the cause of the ... Read more...

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11 militants killed on Georgia-Russia border


August 30th, 2012 - 3:14 am ICT by IANS
Tbilisi, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 11 militants and three special forces personnel have been killed near the Georgia-Russia border, the Georgian interior ministry said.Interior Ministry units Wednesday sealed ... Read more...

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Taliban deny involvement in Afghan killings


August 29th, 2012 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 29 (IANS/AKI) The Taliban has said it was not involved in the beheading and shooting of 17 people in Afghanistan, and called the accusation "baseless propaganda".The Afghan ... Read more...

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Bus washed away in Pakistan floods; nine dead


August 29th, 2012 - 3:55 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) At least nine people, including three children, were killed and several went missing when a bus carrying around 40 people was washed away by floods in ... Read more...

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3 die, scores missing after Nepal boat capsize


August 25th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 25 (IANS) At least three people died and an unknown number of people went missing as a boat with about 50 to 55 people on board capsized in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Kashmir human rights panel summons police officer


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 23 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir human rights panel Thursday directed a police officer to appear before it in connection with alleged use of excessive force against a ... Read more...

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Relief soon from unusual heat in Kashmir Valley


August 23rd, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 23 (IANS) With temperatures soaring to over 33 degrees Celsius during the last six days in the Kashmir Valley, people have been complaining of an unusual August heat."Yes, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

17 injured in Kolkata amusement park accident


August 21st, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) At least 17 people, mostly school children, were injured when the connecting rope of a "swirl ride" snapped in a amusement park at Salt Lake township ... Read more...

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Hundreds of tourists stranded in Himachal Pradesh


August 20th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 20 (IANS) Hundreds of people, including foreign tourists, have been stranded in Himachal Pradesh's Spiti subdivision for the past two days after the closure of roads due to ... Read more...

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He dispels darkness through solar lamps (With photo)


August 20th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Solan (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 20 (IANS) He dispels darkness through solar lamps and compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs)."Eco-man" Gopal Dutt of Solan walks around everyday with a loudspeaker in his hands ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Cops mugged, robbed by villagers in Siberia


August 20th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Local residents angry at an inspection beat up and mugged and shot at drug control policemen in Russia's Siberia region, officials said Monday.Three officers of ... Read more...

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Two die after being pushed out of train in Bengal (Lead)


August 19th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, Aug 19 (IANS) Two people were killed in West Bengal after being pushed out of a Guwahati-bound train carrying Assamese fleeing Bangalore, officials said Sunday. Two more bodies were ... Read more...

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Three kids found dead in Uttar Pradesh village pond


August 17th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 17 (IANS) The bodies of three children were found in a village pond in Mahoba district, police said Friday.The children, identified as Sanjay (9), Ria (7) and Deepak ... Read more...

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Maruti management thanks locals for support


August 16th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 16 (IANS) After announcing resumption of production at its Manesar plant, the Maruti Suzuki management Thursday met local village heads and thanked them for their support, a company ... Read more...

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Juhi, Sonakshi go on shopping spree at Patiala (Snippets)


August 16th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Juhi Chawla and Sonakshi Sinha hit it off so well while shooting "Son Of Sardaar" in Patiala, that they used to shop at local ... Read more...

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Fresh violence in Assam, curfew imposed


August 16th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 16 (IANS) Fresh incidents of violence were reported in Assam's Kamrup rural area Thursday and authorities imposed curfew in Rangiya sub-division of the district to bring the situation ... Read more...

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Katrina visits Sheikh Chisti’s shrine


August 11th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Fatehpur Sikri (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 11 (IANS) Actor Katrina Kaif Saturday visited the shrine of famous Sufi saint Sheikh Salim Chisti to offer prayers ahead of the release of her ... Read more...

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Cannabis field found in Moscow


August 11th, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A big city may not be a prime location for marijuana plantations, but machete-wielding drug police have discovered and hacked down a two-hectare cannabis field ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Politicians, media love hating each other: Omar


August 9th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 9 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday said a completely harmonious relationship between politicians and the media was not possible."If there is complete harmony between ... Read more...

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Tannishtha mastered Kutchi dialect, thanks to local teacher (With Image)


August 7th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Actress Tannishtha Chatterjee, who plays a Kutchi villager in Girish Malik's "Jal", had to undergo an intense workshop with the locals to pick their native accent.Instead ... Read more...

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Manali-Rohtang Pass closed after cloudburst


August 4th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 4 (IANS) Hundreds of vehicles were stranded on the Manali-Rohtang Pass highway due to massive landslides triggered by a cloudburst near picturesque resort of Manali, an official said ... Read more...

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Lawyers drowned in Maharashtra


July 29th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), July 29 (IANS) Tragedy struck three lawyers, including two women, who were on a picnic, as they slipped in a waterfall here and drowned Sunday morning, a police ... Read more...

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83 peacocks die of viral disease in Pakistan


July 29th, 2012 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 29 (IANS) A viral disease called "Ranikhet" has led to the death of at least 83 peacocks in Pakistan's Sindh province, Geo News reported.The disease in Tharparkar district ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Principal shot at in Noida


July 29th, 2012 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Noida, July 28 (IANS) The principal of a chain of schools in Noida and Greater Noida was shot at and critically injured by unidentified assailants outside his house here Saturday, ... Read more...

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Eight Indians die in Nepal accident


July 28th, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 28 (IANS) At least eight Indian pilgrims were killed when their jeep fell into a river in Nepal Saturday, a media report said.Eight people died in the accident ... Read more...

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US Navy hospital ship heads to Cambodia


July 26th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, July 26 (IANS) The US Navy is sending one of its hospital ships to Cambodia to provide free medical services, the US Embassy said Thursday.The USNS Mercy is ... Read more...

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Kyrgyzstan court bans ‘extremist’ rap song


July 25th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bishkek, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A court in the Kyrgyz city of Osh, where violent ethnic clashes claimed hundreds of lives in 2010, has banned an Uzbek-language rap song for ... Read more...

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‘Deport foreigners tending Goa bars sans work visas’


July 25th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 25 (IANS) Foreign nationals tending bars in Goa without work visas should be deported, a BJP legislator said Wednesday.Michael Lobo, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from ... Read more...

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Menus, signages in Russian could be removed in Goa


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 23 (IANS) Menus written only in the Russian Cyrillic script could be off restaurant tables along with foreign language signages if Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has his ... Read more...

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High-speed crash kills three bikers in UP


July 18th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 18 (IANS) Three youngsters were killed early Wednesday when their motorcycles crashed into each other while they were racing at high speeds in Uttar Pradesh's Achalganj town in ... Read more...

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