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Texmaco plans to ramp up wagon exports to Africa, Bangladesh


August 29th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) Kolkata-based wagon maker Texmaco is looking to expand its footprints in the overseas markets by ramping up its volume of exports to Africa and Bangladesh, a ... Read more...

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Two stoned to death for adultery in Mali


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) Islamists in control of the northern region of Mali said they forced a man and a woman into two holes and stoned them to death for ... Read more...

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Militants whip drunk Malians 80 times


July 11th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Timbuktu (Mali), July 10 (IANS/AKI) An Islamist militant group punished two drunk men with 80 lashes each in the ancient city of Timbuktu in northwest Africa's Mali.The men were whipped ... Read more...

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Former African Footballer of Year Kanoute joins Chinese club


June 30th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) Former African Footballer of the Year Frederic Oumar Kanoute has joined Chinese Super League side Beijing Guo'an from Sevilla, the Chinese club confirmed Saturday.The 34-year-old striker ... Read more...

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Danny O’Donoghue denies that he is romancing Bo Bruce


June 6th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Danny O’Donoghue has denied that he is romancing Bo Bruce. The news has been confirmed by Danny’s friend who says that Danny found the romance rumor as ... Read more...

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Uruguay take second Place in FIFA rankings


June 6th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain maintained their top spot in the latest FIFA rankings published Wednesday while Uruguay leap-frogged Germany to take second place.Brazil and England moved up one ... Read more...

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Portuguese Duarte appointed as Gabon coach


April 29th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Libreville (Gabon), April 29 (IANS) The Gabonese Football Federation confirmed that Portuguese Paulo Duarte will replace Gernot Rohr as head coach of Gabon.The 43-year-old, who signed a two-year contract Saturday, ... Read more...

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Spain retain top spot in FIFA ranking


April 12th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 12 (IANS) Spain retained first position in the newly-released FIFA rankings but the Netherlands, which were second in March, dropped to fourth, while Germany and Uruguay moved up ... Read more...

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Mali president finally resigns after coup


April 9th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) Mali president Amadou Toumani Toure has finally resigned by handing over a letter to an emissary to deliver to the country's new leaders following a coup ... Read more...

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France rules out military intervention in Mali


April 3rd, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Paris, April 3 (IANS) French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe has ruled out the possibility of military intervention in Mali following a coup there, and called on French nationals to leave ... Read more...

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Mali’s junta announces constitution’s restoration


April 2nd, 2012 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
Bamako, April 2 (IANS) Days after toppling the government in a coup, Mali's junta has announced restoration of the country's constitution.Junta leader Amadou Sanogo said in a statement Sunday that ... Read more...

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Britain advises nationals to leave Mali


April 1st, 2012 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has urged its all nationals in Mali to leave the west African country immediately following security concerns.Issuing an emergency ... Read more...

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African Union suspends Mali from its membership


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, March 23 (IANS) The African Union (AU) Friday suspended Mali from its membership after Malian soldiers announced they have taken power in the country.The union Thursday condemned the ... Read more...

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UN chief criticises mutiny in Mali


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 23 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Thursday strongly condemned the mutiny in Mali and called on "those responsible to refrain from any actions that could increase ... Read more...

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US to review aid to Mali after coup


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) The US State Department said Thursday that it will review its annual aid to Mali after soldiers staged a coup in the African country.State Department spokeswoman ... Read more...

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Mali president flees after coup


March 23rd, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) A military coup in Mali has forced the country's President Amadou Toumani Toure to flee, Xinhua reported Thursday.Rebel soldiers said that they had removed President Toure ... Read more...

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Spanish foreign minister visits Mali for hostage release


March 4th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 4 (IANS) Spain's Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia Margallo has paid a visit to Mali for releasing two Spanish aid workers kidnapped by groups linked to Al Qaeda ... Read more...

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80,000 people flee Mali as clashes continue


March 2nd, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 2 (IANS) Some 80,000 people have fled the western African nation of Mali to neighbouring countries due to intense fighting between government troops and rebels, the UN refugee ... Read more...

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Three killed Afghanistan mine blast


December 23rd, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 23 (IANS) Three people were killed in Afghanistan Friday in a mine explosion in Kandahar province, the interior ministry said."Three innocent civilians were killed when a sticky ... Read more...

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Two French nationals abducted in Mali


November 25th, 2011 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 25 (IANS) French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe has confirmed that two French geologists have been kidnapped in northwest African nation Mali."Two French were abducted in Mali in conditions ... Read more...

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Leader of Haqqani network killed in Afghanistan


October 5th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 5 (IANS) A senior leader of the militant Haqqani network was killed in a NATO air strike in eastern Afghanistan, Xinhua reported Wednesday.Dilawar and two of his ... Read more...

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‘Witch’ hunt continues in Rajasthan


October 4th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhilwara (Rajasthan), Oct 4 (IANS) A 60-year-old woman in Rajasthan's Bhilwara says she was branded a witch, tortured and banished from her village, police told IANS Tuesday.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Maoists blast 2 mobile phone towers in Jharkhand


June 17th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 17 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas blew up two mobile phone towers in Jharkhand's Palamau district during a 24-hour shutdown called by them to protest the arrest of one of ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up Jharkhand rail track


June 16th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 16 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas blasted a rail track and a mobile phone tower in Jharkhand Thursday during a 24-hour shutdown called by them to protest the arrest of ... Read more...

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Orissa tribals prepare special soup to counter heat


May 1st, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Koraput (Orissa), May 1 (ANI): With the mercury rising, tribes in Orissa's Koraput District prepare Mandia Pej, a particular type of soup to beat the heat.The villagers said the soup is made ... Read more...

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NCP suspends ‘rapist’ Maharashtra lawmaker


February 26th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Nashik, Feb.26 (ANI): The Maharashtra unit of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) has suspended party MLA Dilip Wagh for his alleged role in a rape case.Wagh was the party's MLA from ... Read more...

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Eva Longoria sued for $4m by former Las Vegas nightclub partner


January 12th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan12 (ANI): Actress Eva Longoria has been sued for at least 4 million dollars by her former Las Vegas nightclub partner.Mali Nachum, a former partner in the financially troubled Beso club, ... Read more...

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Eva Longoria sued by ex-business partner


January 12th, 2011 - 4:12 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 12 (IANS) Actress Eva Longoria has been sued for $4 million by his ex-business partner for her failed Las Vegas restaurant venture.The "Desperate Housewives" star's partner Mali Nachum accused ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi to give $19 mn for Mali dam project


November 30th, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 29 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi will give 70 million dirhams (about $19 million) to Mali for building a dam and a 25 MW power generating unit, it was announced Monday.Acting ... Read more...

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Asian Games weightlifting: Mali, Monika way below medal mark (Lead)


November 17th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 17 (IANS) India's Chandrakant Dadu Mali and Monika Laishram Devi fell short in a strong weightlifting field at the Donguan Gymnasium Wednesday, finishing 10th and seventh in their respective categories ... Read more...

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Asian Games weightlifting: Mali finishes 10th in 85kg


November 17th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 17 (IANS) India's Chandrakant Dadu Mali put up an ordinary show Wednesday to finish 10th in the men's 85kg weightlifting event at the Asian Games here.Mali lifted an overall ... Read more...

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Asian Games weightlifting: Sudhir finishes sixth in 77kg


November 16th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 16 (IANS) Sudhir Kumar Chitradurga finished sixth in the men's 77kg category of the weightlifting event at the 16th Asian Games here Tuesday.Sudhir's lifted an overall weight of 295kg.North ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda ’shopping for arms’ in Africa


November 2nd, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Algiers, Nov 2 (IANS/AKI) Al Qaeda militants are now shopping for arms in Chad in Africa, Algerian intelligence agents have said.Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) is using an estimated $100 ... Read more...

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Militants kill 11 Algerian border guards


July 1st, 2010 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Algier, June 30 (DPA) Suspected Islamist militants have killed 11 Algerian border guards in an apparent revenge attack near the country's border with Mali, news reports said Wednesday. The Algerian internet news site ... Read more...

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Eva Longoria lands in legal trouble over Vegas restaurant


June 10th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 10 (ANI): Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria has been slapped with a lawsuit by two former business partners, who accuse the star of forcing them out of their jobs.Ronen and ... Read more...

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