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World Twenty20: Afghanistan opt to field against England


September 21st, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 21 (IANS) Afghanistan captain Nawroz Mangal won the toss and opted to field against defending champions England in a group A match of the World Twent20 cricket tournament ... Read more...

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Unimpressive India beat Afghanistan by 23 runs


September 20th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 19 (IANS) India survived a scare to beat Afghanistan by 23 runs in their opening match of the World Twenty20 at the R. Premadasa Stadium here Wednesday.Chasing a ... Read more...

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‘Riwayat’ a film on female foeticide by doctors


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Bollywood continues to raise its voice against female foeticide with "Riwayat", a movie produced by two NRI doctors from Australia.The film, releasing Friday, promises ... Read more...

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Newspaper hawker hacked to death by neighbour


August 18th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 18 (IANS) A newspaper hawker was hacked to death by his neighbour who also grievously injured the hawker's wife who tried to save her husband.Police said the deceased, ... Read more...

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Lawson to assist Afghan under-19 World Cup team


July 12th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 12 (IANS) Former Australian fast bowler Geoff Lawson will assist the Afghanistan team as consultant during the Under-19 Cricket World Cup in Queensland August 11-26.Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) ... Read more...

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Juvenile justice system ineffective: Enforcement agencies


May 27th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) India's juvenile justice system has not been effective in safeguarding the rights of half a million street children in the capital, according to various enforcement ... Read more...

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Youths axe father in Tripura village


April 20th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 20 (IANS) A quarrel over family matters led two youths to axe their father to death in Tripura, police said here Friday."Following a squabble on family affairs, two ... Read more...

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Tagore song heralds new year in Bangladesh


April 14th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 14 (IANS) Hundreds of Bangladeshis gathered in the capital Saturday to sing "Esho hey Baishakh esho esho", a traditional song written by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, to welcome ... Read more...

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Pedal your way to discovering the real India


January 9th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 9 (IANS) Experience the real India on bicycle, with every spin of the wheel revealing a whole new world of adventure and mysticism. Pushing this philosophy and the ... Read more...

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PM’s, Mayawati’s letters read out in Uttar Pradesh schools


November 11th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 11 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's message to school children across the state on National Education Day observed Friday was read out along side Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Two held for killing money lender


October 7th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Two people were arrested in west Delhi for killing a money lender last month, police said Friday. Two more accused are absconding.Sanjay Kashyap, 30, and ... Read more...

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Lockheed Martin invites Thapar University students


May 15th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala (Punjab), May 15 (IANS) Seven students of Punjab's Thapar University, a leading technical university in the country, have been invited to the young engineers visitation programme at the Lockheed ... Read more...

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60 percent to miss office for India-Pakistan match: Survey


March 29th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Six out 10 people in India Inc. will give office a miss when India takes on Pakistan in the World Cup semifinal in Mohali Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Four arrested for beating RTI activist


March 9th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 9 (IANS) Four men have been arrested for allegedly beating up a Dalit RTI activist for seeking details of work done in his village in Rajasthan's Barmer district ... Read more...

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US-funded militia to be expanded in Afghanistan’s Helmand province: Mangal


February 18th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Feb 18 (ANI): Golab Mangal, the Governor of Helmand province in Afghanistan, has said that the US-funded militia would be expanded in his province to strengthen its ongoing fight against ... Read more...

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Maoists set bus on fire to mark shutdown in Jharkhand


January 31st, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by ANI
Gumla (Jharkhand), Jan 31 (ANI): Maoists set a bus on fire to mark the shutdown in Jharkhand's Gumla District on Sunday.Tasleem Khan, the bus driver, told reporters that the road was blocked ... Read more...

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Two men crushed by speeding truck


December 31st, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Dec 30 (IANS) Two men travelling on a bike were crushed to death by a speeding truck in the Greater Noida township of Uttar Pradesh Thursday afternoon, police said. According ... Read more...

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US drone strikes kill 51 in Pakistan (Lead)


December 18th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Dec 18 (IANS) At least 51 suspected militants were killed in three US drone strikes in northwestern Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, a media report said Saturday."All three attacks ... Read more...

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51 killed in US drone attacks in Pakistan


December 18th, 2010 - 3:53 am ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Dec 18 (IANS) At least 51 suspected militants were killed in three US drone strikes within 24 hours in Khyber agency, Pakistan's northwestern tribal area."All three attacks targeted ... Read more...

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UK war effort in Helmand branded ‘utter failure’ by US, Afghanistan: Wikileaks


December 3rd, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): Afghan President Hamid Karzai, top Afghan officials and the US commander of Nato troops, had slammed Britain over its failure to impose security and connect with ordinary ... Read more...

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Villagers lynch criminal


November 9th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 9 (IANS) A group of villagers lynched a criminal and beat his accomplice after they were caught sneaking into a house in Uttar Pradesh's Jaunpur district, police said Tuesday.Doodh Nath ... Read more...

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‘UK-US could start Afghan troop withdrawn next year, end combat role by 2015′


November 4th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov 3 (ANI): Helmand governor, Gulab Mangal has said that Britain and the US could start withdrawing their troops from Afghanistan next year and end their combat role by 2015. ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s military failures emboldening terrorists to launch more attacks


September 23rd, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 23 (ANI): While the US-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) troops have been staging air strikes against the Taliban and other militant groups in Afghanistan and the Af-Pak border ... Read more...

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13 killed in clash over water in Pakistan


September 16th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed Thursday in a fresh clash between two tribal groups over water dispute in Pakistan's northwestern Kurram region. In the clash between ... Read more...

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Rani eager to work with Aamir in Karan Johar film


July 15th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Bollywood actress Rani Mukherjee who was last seen in "Dil Bole Haddipa" is eager to work with director Karan Johar again and wishes to be paired ... Read more...

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Mumbai Congress chief facing graft probe, court told


July 15th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) The income tax department and Maharashtra's anti-corruption bureau (ACB) have initiated separate probes into corruption charges against Mumbai Congress chief and legislator Kripa Shankar Singh, the Bombay High ... Read more...

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Regional cooperation essential to fight terrorism: Zardari


June 26th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Saturday stressed the importance of regional cooperation and trans-national linkages to wipe out the scourge of terrorism from the South Asian region. "It ... Read more...

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Eight Maoists killed in Bengal, bodies recovered (Third Lead)


June 17th, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Lalgarh (West Bengal), June 16 (IANS) Three women were among eight Maoist guerrillas killed in a gunfight with security forces near this Maoist stronghold Wednesday, police said. The guerrillas later admitted that ... Read more...

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Gujarat robbery cracked in Nepal


June 9th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 9 (IANS) The robbery at the house of an Indian businessman based in Gujarat has been finally cracked by the Nepal Police with the arrest of three Nepali domestic helps ... Read more...

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Afghan interior minister, spy chief quit in wake of attacks


June 6th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 6 (DPA) Afghanistan's Interior Minister and its intelligence chief have resigned over their failure to prevent Taliban attacks on last week's peace assembly in Kabul, the presidential palace announced ... Read more...

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Planning to start a production house: Paintal


May 13th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) After having worked in the film industry for almost three decades and exploring his passion for teaching, Kanwarjit Paintal now wants to start a production house of ... Read more...

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Four human traffickers held, three girls rescued (Lead)


May 9th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Four people were arrested from Rajasthan's Alwar district for kidnapping and trafficking young girls from the national capital, police said Sunday. Three minor girls have been rescued. ... Read more...

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South Africa thrash Afghanistan by 59 runs to seal T20 super eight berth


May 6th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Bridgetown, May 6 (ANI): After having being comprehensively thrashed by India in their first game, the Proteas came back strongly against Afghanistan, beating the newcomers by 59 runs in the last group ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: South Africa vs Afghanistan, World Twenty20


May 6th, 2010 - 8:00 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 6 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the Group C match between South Africa and Afghanistan in the World Twenty20 at the Kensington Oval here Wednesday. South Africa:Graeme Smith ... Read more...

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Dhoni lauds Afghanistan for impressive display


May 2nd, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), May 1 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was Saturday full of praise for new entrants Afghanistan, who put up an impressive performance in their maiden World Twenty20 ... Read more...

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