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Man pours urine over woman on train in Britain


August 15th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) British police are on the look out for a man who poured a bottle full of urine over a woman train passenger in a random attack.She ... Read more...

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Tiwari moves court to keep his DNA test report confidential


July 26th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Challenging the single-judge bench order, veteran Congress leader N.D. Tiwari Thursday moved the Delhi High Court to keep his DNA test report confidential till the ... Read more...

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Petrol prices to come down: Pranab


June 9th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 9 (IANS) Petrol prices are expected to come down with the rate of crude declining in the international market, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Saturday.The oil companies ... Read more...

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Waiting for evidence against Hafiz Saeed: Pakistani envoy


June 5th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Even as India says that fresh evidence has been given against Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Saeed, the alleged mastermind of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, Pakistani ... Read more...

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Gambhir’s cousin, uncle arrested in road rage incident


June 5th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Cricketer Gautam Gambhir's cousin and uncle were arrested Monday for beating a man in a road rage incident on May 24, police said.Raghav Gambhir, ... Read more...

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Visa pact with Pakistan needs some approvals: India


May 31st, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) India Thursday said a new liberalised visa regime could not be worked out with Pakistan as some internal approvals were pending there."Some internal approvals ... Read more...

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Harassed by Pakistani son, court rescues Indian father


May 28th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) He returned from Pakistan after two decades and forcibly took over his father's apartment. A Delhi court has now ordered him to vacate.Additional District Judge ... Read more...

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Third tiger found dead in UP


May 28th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 28 (IANS) Sending forest officials into a tizzy, a third tiger has been found dead in a week in Uttar Pradesh - this time at the Dudhwa National ... Read more...

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Singapore swimming pool 38 storeys above ground


May 25th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) A Singapore property developer plans to construct a swimming pool 38 storeys above the ground and connect two skyscrapers.The infinity pool will dramatically connect Sky Habitat ... Read more...

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Solar-powered plane attempts intercontinental flight


May 25th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, May 24 (IANS) Solar Impulse, the world's biggest solar-powered aircraft, took off from Switzerland Thursday for its first intercontinental flight to Morocco.The aircraft started its voyage at Payerne in ... Read more...

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DMK appeals to Neyveli contract workers to end strike


May 25th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) Claiming the Tamil Nadu government was blind to their issues, DMK president and former chief minister M.Karunanidhi Thursday appealed to the contract workers of Neyveli ... Read more...

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Seven child labourers rescued from Rajasthan milk plant


May 25th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 24 (IANS) At least seven child labourers, all aged below 14 years, were rescued from a government-run milk production plant here Thursday, police said adding that plant authorities ... Read more...

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UAE, China seek to boost trade ties


May 25th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 24 (IANS/WAM) UAE and China have discussed ways to boost bilateral trade and investment.UAE Foreign Trade Minister Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi held discussions with a ... Read more...

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Boy drowns in pothole in Delhi hospital


May 25th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) A 10-year-old boy drowned in a pothole in the premises of Lady Hardinge Hospital in central Delhi, police said Thursday.The victim identified as Monty drowned ... Read more...

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Footfall in Delhi metro normal despite petrol price hike


May 25th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The steepest-ever hike in petrol prices didn't seem to have deterred capital residents from driving their vehicles with the average footfall on Delhi Metro Thursday ... Read more...

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Petrol price hike to hit common man: Yechury


May 25th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 24 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist leader Sitaram Yechury Thursday attacked the central government for a sharp hike in petrol prices, saying it would hit the common man."The ... Read more...

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Annual awards announced for 50 homeopaths


May 25th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) Fifty homeopaths across India will be given the Malati Allen Nobel Award every year by a private company as a means of encouragement, the firm's official ... Read more...

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US stocks open mixed


May 25th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 24 (IANS) US stocks opened mixed Thursday on mixed economic reports and ongoing euro zone concerns.On the economic front, orders for durable goods increased a slight 0.2 ... Read more...

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Anti-Kudankulam project protestors slam safety report


May 25th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) A 12-page illegible safety evaluation report (SER) for the Rs.14,000 crore two 1,000 MW nuclear power reactorsis a practical joke on the people of India, protestors ... Read more...

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CRPF trooper’s wife found dead, dowry case filed


May 25th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper's wife was found hanging from a ceiling fan inside her in-law's residence in south Delhi Thursday morning, police ... Read more...

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UAE, Japan discuss energy cooperation


May 25th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 24 (IANS/WAM) The representatives of the UAE and Japan have discussed ways to boost cooperation in the energy sector, it was announced Thursday.Vice Chairman of Dubai Supreme Council ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa likely to come for BJP meet


May 24th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) After settling differences with Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders may now try to resolve issues with former Karnataka chief minister ... Read more...

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Book Maneka Gandhi’s animal shelter: Court


May 24th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) A Delhi court has directed the registration of a case against a veterinary hospital-cum-shelter, run by Bharatiya Janata Party MP Maneka Gandhi, for causing ... Read more...

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13 Delhi cops discharged in staged shootout case


May 24th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday discharged 13 policemen in a case of allegedly killing a suspected gangster in a staged shootout in 2002.Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vinod ... Read more...

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Street lighting changing insect ecosystems: Study


May 24th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Street lighting is changing insect ecosystems in towns and cities, The Independent reported.Groups of invertebrates living near artificial lights include more predators and scavengers, a study ... Read more...

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Telecom Commission to meet again Saturday on spectrum pricing


May 24th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Telecom Commission at its meeting Thursday could not decide on the sector regulator's recommendations on key issues such as pricing and refarming of spectrum. ... Read more...

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Anaka, Joshna enter semis in Chennai Open


May 24th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) Twice in arrears, young Anaka Alankamony defeated top seed Siti Munirah from Malaysia 4-11, 11-9, 8-11, 11-8, 11-4 to enter the semi-finals of the WSA Chennai ... Read more...

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Kenyan ace hopes to set record at TCS World 10K Bangalore


May 24th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 24 (IANS) Kenyan Dennis Kimetto, who recently set a World record for 25 Km run, hopes to live up to his star billing as he heads a classy ... Read more...

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India’s U-16 team beaten by US U-17 boys


May 24th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) India's U-16 boys based at the IMG Academy in Florida went down fighting to USA U-17 1-0 in a practice football match.According to information received ... Read more...

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Chimpanzees have personalities like us


May 24th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Chimpanzees and orangutans have personalities "like people", researchers have claimed.Experts say it could finally end a decades-old debate over whether we simply project human-like personalities onto ... Read more...

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ICC launches spot-fixing probe against Kenyan player


May 24th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 24 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has launched an investigation into fresh match-fixing claims involving a Kenyan player during a 2011 World Cup match against Pakistan at ... Read more...

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Three militants arrested in Meghalaya


May 24th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 24 (IANS) Three female cadres of Manipur-based militant outfits were arrested and two minors detained in Meghalaya when they were trying to cross into India from Bangladesh, an ... Read more...

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Ignoring emails could be good for your heart


May 24th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Ignoring email messages altogether could have a positive effect on your heart as it will help reduce stress, a study suggests.Scientists who attached heart rate monitors ... Read more...

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Two-fly limit for Beijing public loos


May 24th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Public toilets in Beijing must contain no more than two flies per stall, according to a bizarre new directive issued to washroom attendants, it was reported ... Read more...

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Iranian navy saves US vessel from pirates


May 24th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 24 (IANS) Iranian naval forces have rescued an American commercial vessel that was attacked by several pirate boats near the Gulf of Aden, Press TV reported Thursday.The Public ... Read more...

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