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Mumbai offers insurance to Ganeshotsav revelers


August 8th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) The Mumbai civic agency Wednesday announced a scheme to provide insurance and medical assistance to participants in next month's 11-day Ganeshotsav festival, an official said here.Mayor ... Read more...

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25 Myanmarese Muslims seek refuge in Hyderabad


July 31st, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 31 (IANS) Persecuted in their own country, a group of 25 Muslims from Myanmar have reached Hyderabad to take refuge here.The group, fled Myanmar to escape ethnic violence ... Read more...

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Actress Sreelatha in penury, looks for help


July 30th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 30 (IANS) Malayalam actress Sreelatha Menon, known for films like "Perumthachan" and "Kauthuka", is suffering from a rare bone disease but there is no one to look after ... Read more...

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NATO air strike kills 17 Afghans


June 6th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 6 (IANS) An air strike by NATO-led forces at a Taliban hideout late Tuesday killed 17 people in Afghanistan, including a militant commander named Qari Sardar, officials ... Read more...

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Court notice to Delhi government, Tihar jail over custodial death


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought the response of the Delhi government, Tihar jail authorities and National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on a public interest ... Read more...

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Kerala doubles allowances for diaspora


March 28th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 28 (IANS) The Kerala government Wednesday doubled the financial assistance extended to the weaker and poorer sections of the state's diaspora, which includes assistance to bring back the ... Read more...

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Russian woman found living with husband’s body


March 11th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An elderly woman in Russia's Far East city of Khabarovsk has been found to be living in a flat alongside the body of her deceased ... Read more...

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Myneni, Rushmi new champions at National Grass Court Tennis


February 11th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 11 (IANS) Men's top seed Rakesh Myneni and women's third seed Rushmi Chakravarthi were crowned champions at the Indian Jute National Grass Court Tennis Championship here Saturday.Myneni ... Read more...

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Cold wave kills 64 in Russia


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A severe cold wave has killed 64 people across Russia in January.About 1,400 people requested medical assistance, with 779 admitted to hospitals, Deputy Health Minister ... Read more...

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India protests ill-treatment of diplomat in China


January 2nd, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) India Monday summoned the Chinese deputy chief of mission here to lodge a protest over the alleged ill-treatment of an Indian diplomat in Shanghai ... Read more...

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‘Repentant’ Manu Sharma donates Rs.5 mn to Missionaries of Charity


December 25th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 25 (IANS) Special prayers were offered at Chandigarh's biggest church in Sector 19 Sunday morning after Siddhartha Vashishtha, alias Manu Sharma, who is serving a life term for ... Read more...

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Two sent to custody for aiding Maoist leader


November 30th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) Two people suspected to have aided Maoist leader Suchitra Mahato in escaping from security forces were Wednesday sent to seven days' police custody by a local ... Read more...

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Poor woman delivers baby at hospital door


October 7th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 7 (IANS) Unable to pay bribe allegedly demanded by the hospital staff for admission, a poor woman gave birth to her child on the doorsteps of ... Read more...

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Cell set-up for rehabilitation of Delhi blast victims


September 13th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Delhi government Tuesday announced setting up of a cell to facilitate relief and rehabilitation of the Sep 7 bomb blast victims.The cell will function ... Read more...

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Heavy fighting in central Somalia claims 30 lives


September 4th, 2011 - 2:29 am ICT by BNO News
GALKAYO, SOMALIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least 30 people were killed and dozens of others wounded after two days of heavy fighting in Somalia's Puntland region, local media reported on Saturday.Heavy fighting ... Read more...

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Millions hit by violence against healthcare personnel


August 12th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Assaults on healthcare personnel, facilities and vehicles in conflicts leave millions in the world without care just when they need it most.This is the key finding ... Read more...

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Immigrant found hiding in sports bag in Spain


August 4th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Melilla (Spain), Aug 4 (IANS/EFE) Authorities have discovered inside a sports bag a Moroccan youth who was trying to illegally get to Barcelona in the trunk of a relative's vehicle.The ... Read more...

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98 Russians fall ill in Turkey after eating food


July 28th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 98 Russian tourists fell ill after having adulterated food at a hotel in Turkey, officials said Wednesday.The tourists have received medical assistance after ... Read more...

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Haryana officials to face action for delaying help


June 23rd, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 22 (IANS) Revenue and health officials in Haryana's Kaithal district will face administrative action after an inquiry found them responsible for delay in giving financial and medical help ... Read more...

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UN humanitarian chief calls for temporary halt in Libya


May 10th, 2011 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 10 (IANS) All parties need to agree to a temporary pause in the ongoing fight in Libya to allow essential supplies and aid to be ... Read more...

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British-French ‘advisory’ team to visit Benghazi


April 19th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) In a move which may draw accusations of mission creep, a joint British-French military team of advisers is to be sent to Benghazi, the second largest ... Read more...

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‘Red eyed’ people perceived as sad and unattractive


April 8th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 8 (ANI): A new study has found that people with bloodshot eyes are considered sadder, unhealthier and less attractive than people whose eye whites are untinted."Red, 'bloodshot' eyes are prominent ... Read more...

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Four labourers killed in Guwahati landslide


March 24th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Mar.24 (ANI): Around four labourers have been killed in a landslide in Guwahati. The deceased were daily wage workers engaged in constructing a wall near a hilly area of the city.The ... Read more...

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Medical counters to come up at Delhi Metro stations


March 8th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Medical counters will be set up at various Delhi Metro stations to provide medical assistance to commuters, parliament was told Tuesday."A private sector and a ... Read more...

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Rooster With Knife Strapped To Its Limbs Kills California Man


February 9th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Feb 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cockfights can prove fatal not only for the losing one but for humans lined down to watch the sport as well. This is what exactly happened ... Read more...

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911 Call Made On Charlie Sheen’s Behalf Released


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Los Angeles, Feb 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After actor Charlie Sheen was admitted to a medical facility last week with abdominal pain, the Los Angeles Fire Department released a 911 recording ... Read more...

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Seven Sabarimala injured admitted to Tamil Nadu hospital


January 15th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 15 (IANS) Seven people, six from Tamil Nadu and one from Andhra Pradesh, injured in the Sabarimala stampede have been admitted to the Theni Medical College Hospital, on the border ... Read more...

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Free ambulance service starts in Himachal Pradesh


December 26th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Hemant ChauhanShimla, Dec.26 (ANI): Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal flagged off the free ambulance service over the weekend.Dhumal flagged off a contingent of 50 ambulances, which would be ... Read more...

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Differences are no barrier to good ties: Wen


December 16th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) India and China may have certain points of disagreement but this cannot stop them from establishing a stronger relationship, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said Thursday."We both are ... Read more...

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Demi Lovato Leaves A Mark On Alex Welch: Photos Revealed


December 5th, 2010 - 12:54 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Actress and singer Demi Lovato had attacked Alex Welch, a female backup dancer, on a private jet in October, while they were touring for the Jonas Brothers. TMZ now, claims ... Read more...

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New Zealand to use pepper spray to tackle prison inmates


November 28th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Nov 28 (IANS) Police officials in 10 prisons in New Zealand have been trained to use pepper sprays to tackle rowdy inmates.Over 300 staff from the 10 prisons were trained for ... Read more...

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Brit-Indian carjack husband rejects accusations of role in wife’s murder


November 25th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25(ANI): Brit-Indian Shrien Dewani has rejected speculation that he was involved in the killing of his 28-year-old wife during their honeymoon trip in South Africa.Shrien and Anni Dewani were two ... Read more...

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Accountant dies on hearing corruption charge


November 9th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Nov 9 (IANS) An accountant of a school in Pakistan's Multan city suffered a heart attack and died after the teaching staff levelled corruption allegations against him and the principal.Ehsan Ghauri, ... Read more...

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Air India flight diverted to save passenger’s life


November 7th, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) An Air India Toronto-Delhi flight was diverted to Stockholm to save the life of a passenger who fell sick three hours into the journey, the airline said ... Read more...

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BRO provides free artificial limbs to victims of militant attacks in J-K


October 29th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez ButtSrinagar, Oct.29 (ANI): The Border Road Organisation (BRO) officers have organised a three-day relief camp here to provide artificial limbs to the victims, who were left handicapped in the militant ... Read more...

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