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Grenade hurled at Congress MP’s house in Manipur, fails to explode


September 21st, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 21 (IANS) A powerful grenade was hurled at the house of Congress MP Thokchom Meinya here Friday but failed to explode, police said. It was later defused.Suspected rebels ... Read more...

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Al Shabaab terrorist jailed for 59 years in Kenya


September 21st, 2012 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Sep 21 (IANS) A self-confessed terrorist belonging to the Al Shabaab outfit has been sentenced to 59 years in prison by a Kenyan court, after the man was found ... Read more...

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Risk-glorifying video games linked to teen-age accidents


September 13th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Playing risk-glorifying video games like Grand Theft Auto is likely to prompt teenagers to become more reckless in driving and becoming involved in accidents and other ... Read more...

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Powerful grenade found in Manipur secretariat


September 12th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 12 (IANS) A powerful grenade was recovered Wednesday from inside the high-security zone of the Manipur secretariat, police said.The explosive, wrapped in a piece of cloth, was found ... Read more...

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Trooper killed, 10 injured in Manipur blast


September 9th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 9 (IANS) An Assam Rifles trooper was killed and 10 other personnel were injured Sunday in a blast in Manipur's Bishenpur district, police said.This is the third blast ... Read more...

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Blast in Imphal, two injured


September 9th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 8 (IANS) Two people, including a soldier, were injured in a bomb blast triggered by the outlawed People's Liberation Army (PLA) rebels in the Manipur capital Saturday, police ... Read more...

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Security personnel killed, another injured in Kashmir attack


September 8th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Septem Sep 8 (IANS) A special police officer (SPO) was killed and a Territorial Army soldier critically injured in a guerrilla attack in Sopore town of north Kashmir Saturday, ... Read more...

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Drugs worth Rs.1.8 crore seized


August 27th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 27 (IANS) In one of biggest seizures in the northeast, customs sleuths seized drugs worth over Rs.1.8 crore and arrested two smugglers, an official said Monday."Acting on a ... Read more...

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Four serial blasts in Manipur, two injured (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 15 (IANS) Two people were injured after four serial bomb blasts rocked Manipur's capital Imphal city and Thoubal district on Independence Day Wednesday, police said."There have been a ... Read more...

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Fugitive Chinese who killed nine shot dead (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) A fugitive who killed nine people during armed robberies since 2004 was shot dead in southwest China Tuesday, police said.Zhou was killed by police in Chongqing ... Read more...

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China hunts for serial killer


August 13th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 13 (IANS) China has launched a manhunt for a serial killer who has murdered as many as nine people, a media report said.The search is on in Chongqing ... Read more...

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Solar panels stolen from Meghalaya Raj Bhavan


August 12th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 11 (IANS) A number of solar panels installed in the Meghalaya Raj Bhavan were stolen Saturday, police said.The 43 solar panels, installed in the kitchen garden, were meant ... Read more...

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Man robbed at Noida mall, two hurt in shootout


August 6th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Aug 6 (IANS) In a daylight robbery at the Great India Place mall in Sector 39 Monday, three men robbed a man of several lakhs of rupees and shot ... Read more...

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Revenue official mowed down in UP


July 21st, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 20 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a lekhpal (revenue official) was mowed down by a jeep being driven by hoodlums in Hathras, 330 km from here, police said.The ... Read more...

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Cops turn into robbers in Russia


July 14th, 2012 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 14 (IANS) A gang suspected of high-profile robberies in Russia's southwestern region of Ingushetia included three police officers, the Russian interior ministry said.According to RIA Novosti, one of ... Read more...

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Teenaged girl raped, friend molested in West Bengal


June 30th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 30 (IANS) A teenaged girl from Jharkhand was gangraped at a railway station in West Bengal's Birbhum district Saturday, police said. Another girl was molested.The victim, a ... Read more...

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Manhunt Continues for Desmonte Leonard, Auburn University Shooting Suspect


June 11th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Auburn, June 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The manhunt continues for Desmonte Leonard the suspect wanted for shooting dead three people and wounding another one during a party at an apartment complex near Auburn ... Read more...

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Hardcore Maoist held in Delhi (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) A hardcore Maoist, who took part in around 200 attacks on security forces in Jharkhand, was arrested here, Delhi Police said Thursday. He was also ... Read more...

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Man killed while resisting robbery in Delhi


May 16th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) A 27-year-old man was stabbed to death while his younger brother was critically injured when they resisted four bike-riding assailants' bid to rob them ... Read more...

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Kenya launches manhunt for German terrorist


May 13th, 2012 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, May 13 (IANS) Kenya's anti-terrorism police have launched a manhunt for a German national who sneaked into the east African country to plan terror attacks, a top police official ... Read more...

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No silver bullet to destroy Al Qaeda: Panetta


April 28th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Even though America was now safer following the death of Osama bin Laden, there was no proverbial "silver bullet" to destroy the Al Qaeda terror network, ... Read more...

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Manhunt continues for killer Tripura trooper


April 28th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 28 (IANS) A manhunt continued Saturday to nab the Tripura State Rifles (TSR) trooper who allegedly killed five of his family members, including his wife, Friday following ... Read more...

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Meghalaya deputy speaker’s vehicle set afire


April 24th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 24 (IANS) An official vehicle of Meghalaya Assembly Deputy Speaker Sanbor Shullai was set on fire by arsonists Tuesday, even as the government stepped up security arrangements ahead ... Read more...

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Fugitive held in Britain after framing his wanted poster


April 22nd, 2012 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) A convict on the run from a British jail was caught by police during a raid when it was found that he had framed his wanted ... Read more...

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13 Mumbai college-goers kill friend


April 19th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Yet another gory murder shocked Mumbaikars when at least 13 teenagers clubbed to death a 17-year-old boy who had allegedly used expletives against the mother and ... Read more...

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Escaped accused in Tiku murder case caught (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Vijay Palande, prime accused in the Arun Tikku murder case, who fled police custody Tuesday night, was caught again early Wednesday, an official said.Palande, one of ... Read more...

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France launches manhunt for killer


March 20th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French authorities have launched a large-scale manhunt for a gunman who shot dead three children and a rabbi at a Jewish school in Toulouse Monday.The ... Read more...

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Rape case handling shows Mamata in poor light (Lead, West Bengal Newsletter)


February 19th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) The efforts of the West Bengal administration, led by the state's first woman Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, to play down an Anglo-Indian woman's complaint of ... Read more...

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Convicted stalker of Madonna, Halle Berry on run


February 11th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 10 (IANS) A 54-year-old man, convicted of stalking pop star Madonna in 1996 and having "very violent tendencies", has escaped from a psychiatric hospital.He was jailed for ... Read more...

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Nine of family killed in Haryana accident (Lead)


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 23 (IANS) At least nine members of a family, including five children and two women, were killed when their car collided with a truck in Haryana's Fatehabad district ... Read more...

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Manhunt launched after 8 escape from Haryana jail


January 18th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 18 (IANS) Haryana Police Wednesday launched a manhunt in the state and neighbouring areas after eight inmates, all of them accused of heinous crimes like murder, escaped from ... Read more...

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Teen dies climbing Britain’s highest peak


January 1st, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) A 19-year-old has died trying to climb Britain's highest mountain Scafell Pike in snowy conditions, police said.The teenager -- whose name and nationality were not disclosed ... Read more...

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My vehicle was hit to kill me: Jharkhand minister


December 28th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 28 (IANS) Jharkhand Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Baijunath Ram Wednesday said there was conspiracy to kill him as his official vehicle was hit by a bus near ... Read more...

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International manhunt on for Pakistani minister’s killers


December 26th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 26 (IANS) An international manhunt has been launched for two killers of Pakistani minorities minister Shahbaz Bhatti who had been seeking to reform the country's controvesial blasphemy law.Interior ... Read more...

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Dog survives after being stabbed 21 times


November 16th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) A pet dog which was stabbed 21 times and left to die after the barbaric attack has survived after a surgery.Dempsey, a Staffordshire bull terrier, was ... Read more...

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