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Blast rips through Stockholm cinema


August 15th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A suspected bomb blast has rocked a cinema in the Swedish capital of Stockholm, a media report said Wednesday.According to news website Local.se, the explosion ... Read more...

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51 killed, 46 injured as bus falls into Himachal gorge (Fourth Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 11 (IANS) At least 51 people, including 18 women, were killed and 46 others injured Saturday when an overcrowded bus rolled into a 300-feet deep gorge in Chamba ... Read more...

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Infant critical after falling off mall’s escalator


July 4th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 4 (IANS) In a freak incident here, an infant girl was critically wounded after she fell from the arms of her father as he tripped off an escalator ... Read more...

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I have an alien in my fridge: Russian woman


November 16th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) A Russian woman has claimed she has had an extra-terrestrial creature in her fridge for the past two years.Marta Yegorovnam told investigators she found the alien ... Read more...

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Over 100 dead in Kenya fuel pipeline fire


September 12th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Sep 12 (IANS) Over 100 people were burnt to death Monday in a fire in a fuel pipeline passing through a slum area in Kenyan capital Nairobi, officials said. The ... Read more...

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One killed in Quetta bomb blast


June 7th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 7 (IANS) One person was killed after a bomb exploded Tuesday near a police station in Quetta, capital of Pakistan's Balochistan province, Online news agency reported. A ... Read more...

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Two govt-run schools blown up in northwest Pakistan


March 5th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Bara, Mar 5(ANI): Two government-run boys' schools were blown up in Pakistan's Kohat and Khyber Agency tribal region bordering Afghanistan in the wee hours of Saturday.According to sources, the Shalobar Government High ... Read more...

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Qantas’ flight woes continue as fault forces US-bound jet to divert to Fiji


January 19th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 19(ANI): A Qantas flight carrying almost 400 people from Sydney to New York was diverted to Fiji after a fuel valve fault, just four days after another safety scare on ... Read more...

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Qantas engine suffers another ‘low engine failure’


January 16th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 16 (ANI): Qantas Flight QF11 failed to take off to Los Angeles on Saturday after one of its engines suffered a complete failure. There were 344 passengers onboard.News.com.au quoted passengers ... Read more...

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Qantas Airways’ engine crisis continues


November 13th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 13(ANI): Qantas Airways has been plagued with more engine troubles after one of its planes carrying 234 passengers to Melbourne was forced to return to Perth.According to the Age, the ... Read more...

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Second ‘Qantas engine explosion’ “crisis” leaves passengers terrified


November 6th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 6 (ANI): Passengers were left terrified after air crew shouted for them to adopt the crash position when a second Qantas jet was hit with engine trouble after leaving Singapore ... Read more...

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11 injured in Britain gas explosion


November 2nd, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) At least 11 people, including six children, were taken to hospital, while a 76-year-old woman was fighting for her life after a gas explosion ripped through a row ... Read more...

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Sleepwalker Sanford Rothman shoots himself


October 28th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The world’s judicial system has seen several instances where people have committed grievous crimes including murder while sleepwalking.However this story might be as shocking and it ... Read more...

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One killed, dozens injured in San Francisco blast (Lead)


September 10th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 10 (DPA) Dozens of people were injured and at least one person was killed when a gas explosion set an entire residential neighbourhood ablaze near San Francisco, news reports ... Read more...

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Indian pleads guilty to killing toddler in Australia


September 7th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sep 7 (IANS) An Indian national accused of killing three-year-old Gurshan Singh Channa pleaded guilty Tuesday to the crime in a court in Australia. Gursewak Dhillon, 23, appeared in Melbourne Magistrates Court ... Read more...

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With courage and a prayer, French tourists soothe Leh


August 11th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Rahul Vaishnavi New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) They gave their medicines, assisted in rescue work and chanted Buddhist prayers to console the bereaved and displaced - a group of French tourists are ... Read more...

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Scottish woman jumps from second-storey balcony after stabbing her kids


August 5th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 5 (ANI): A Scottish woman, who is believed to have stabbed her three children to death before jumping from a second-storey balcony, had been on the run after a bitter ... Read more...

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Srinagar journalist barred from meeting family


July 8th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 8 (IANS) A journalist whose wife and two daughters fainted after teargas seeped into their house has been prevented from meeting them for two days after curfew passes were declared ... Read more...

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Helicopter makes emergency landing in Hong Kong


July 4th, 2010 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, July 4 (IANS) A helicopter en route to Macao made an emergency landing in Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour Saturday, but all 13 people on board were safe. The AW139 helicopter was ... Read more...

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20 killed in Bangladesh building collapse


June 3rd, 2010 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 2 (DPA) The death toll from a building collapse in the Bangladesh capital rose to 20 as rescuers pulled more bodies from the rubble Wednesday, officials said. Rescuers traced four more ... Read more...

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18 killed in Belgium train collision (Fourth lead)


February 15th, 2010 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Feb 15 (DPA) Eighteen people were confirmed dead after two passenger trains collided outside the town of Halle, south of Brussels, Monday morning, officials said. According to the latest official count, 15 ... Read more...

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Three election officials injured in landmine blast in Chhattisgarh


February 1st, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Dantewada (Chhattisgarh), Feb 1 (ANI): Three election officials injured in a landmine blast, triggered by suspected Maoist rebels in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district.The incident took place near Mokpal village when around 40 election ... Read more...

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Militants making life difficult for Manipuris


January 5th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Jan 1 (ANI): The situation in Manipur is continues to be disturbed following bomb attacks by militants.Just a day after Christmas, a grenade exploded outside Inpha Dental Clinic near the R.I.M.S. ... Read more...

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3 die in a fire in Queen’s home


November 8th, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Queens, Nov 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) 3 men were killed in a fire in a Queens home’s basement when they could not escape out of the basement, due to illegal construction that ... Read more...

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Pakistanis get the jitters on hearing firecrackers during marriages (Lead)


November 4th, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) Pakistanis, who are witnessing a string of terror strikes, are getting the jitters during marriage ceremonies, where bursting firecrackers and firing in the air takes place, as ... Read more...

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Bursting of crackers during marriages give jitters to Pakistanis


November 4th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) Pakistanis, who are witnessing a spate of terror strikes, are getting the jitters during marriage ceremonies, where bursting crackers and firing in the air takes place, as ... Read more...

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Indians flee blast at Australian cafe


November 2nd, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 2 (IANS) A group of Indian men, who were sharing a flat above an Internet cafe in this Australian city, were forced to flee after an explosion early Monday ... Read more...

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VH1 Divas Back With A Loud Bang


September 18th, 2009 - 8:00 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Thursday evening turned in to a glitzy amalgamation of many stars of the constellation of the music industry, as the divas rained down on the Brooklyn Academy of Music Howard's ... Read more...

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Teenager targets policeman, kills accomplice instead


March 6th, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) A teenager riding a motorcycle was killed accidentally here Friday when his pillion rider's gun went off when the latter was aiming his weapon at a policeman. The ... Read more...

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Surge in poachers’ use of poisoned arrows to kill elephants in Kenya


February 26th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): Reports from conservationists indicate that there has been a surge in poachers using poison arrows and spears to kill elephants in southern Kenya, for obtaining ivory.The surge is ... Read more...

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British Airways flight crash lands at London City Airport


February 14th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): A British Airways plane carrying 71 people from Amsterdam to London made a hard landing at London City Airport, injuring several people on board.A spokesperson from the ... Read more...

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Passenger plane crashes into a house near Buffalo, N.Y.


February 13th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
A small passenger air plane crashed into a home near Buffalo, N.Y., Thursday night.Television station WGRZ reported late Thursday night that a plane had crashed into a home in the ... Read more...

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Oz singer Emma Sophina inspired to write ditty by Hudson River crash


January 17th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 17 (ANI): Aussie singer/songwriter Emma Sophina, who was on the US Airways Flight 1549 that crashed in the Hudson River on January 15, has been inspired by the ... Read more...

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Manipuri women allege sexual assault, police apathy


December 18th, 2008 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) They didn't conceal their faces or refuse to come in front of the camera. But for the two young northeastern women who were allegedly sexually harassed and ... Read more...

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Aircraft on a check-up flight prior to a trip of Punjab CM crashed


October 29th, 2008 - 10:38 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Oct 29 (ANI): A six-seater aircraft, which was on a mandatory technical check-up flight prior to a trip of Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, crashed while on a trial ... Read more...

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