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Fugitive kills two unarmed police officers in northwest England


September 19th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by BNO News
TAMESIDE, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- Two unarmed police officers were shot and killed by a murder suspect when they responded to a report of a burglary in the Manchester area of northwest ... Read more...

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Ultra low cost scanner reveals foetal defects


September 17th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) A hand-held scanner, costing as low as 40 pounds and of the size of a computer mouse, if plugged into any computer can reveal vital information ... Read more...

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One killed, 40 hurt in Dahi-Handi revelry in Maharashtra


August 10th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra erupted in a riot of colours and festivity to mark Janmasthami's popular Dahi-Handi celebrations here Friday.A Govinda fell to ... Read more...

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Government sends team of doctors to violence-hit Assam


July 27th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The central government Friday airlifted doctors and para-medics to provide medical help to hundreds of thousands of people who have been displaced and are ... Read more...

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Assam’s flood, landslide toll rises to 124


July 8th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 8 (IANS) The flood situation is improving in Assam but at least 13 districts are still under flood waters, the State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) said Sunday.The death ... Read more...

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Four die as Doon Express derails in UP (Second Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 31 (IANS) Four people were killed Thursday when five coaches of the Dehradun-bound Doon Express derailed in Uttar Pradesh's Jaunpur district, officials said.The accident took place near Mahrawa ... Read more...

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Three dead as Doon Express derails in UP (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 31 (IANS) At least three people were killed Thursday when five coaches of the Dehradun-bound Doon Express derailed in Uttar Pradesh's Jaunpur district, officials said.The accident took place ... Read more...

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Argentine president gets good news - no cancer


January 8th, 2012 - 4:06 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Jan 8 (IANS/EFE) Argentine President Cristina Fernandez left hospital Saturday and returned to her official residence in Buenos Aires with good news. Following her thyroid operation, doctors said ... Read more...

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Encephalitis kills 3 kids in Bihar, toll at 92


December 8th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 8 (IANS) Suspected Japanese encephalitis, which causes irritation and swelling of the brain, has claimed three more lives since Wednesday, taking the toll to 92 children in Bihar's ... Read more...

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Two more kids die of encephalitis in Bihar, toll 85


November 17th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 17 (IANS) Suspected encephalitis, which causes irritation and swelling of the brain, has claimed the lives of 85 children in Bihar's Gaya district in the last two-and-a-half months, ... Read more...

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Suspected brain disease kills 51 kids in Bihar


October 1st, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 1 (IANS) Suspected encephalitis, a brain fever, has killed 51 children in Bihar's Gaya district in the last seven weeks, with three more kids succumbing to the disease ... Read more...

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Rajasthan villager alleges children died of hunger


September 24th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 24 (IANS) A labourer in Rajasthan's Bhilwara district Saturday alleged his two daughters died of hunger, while two other children are admitted to a hospital in serious condition. ... Read more...

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35 killed, hundreds injured in Sunday’s quake in north, east India


September 19th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Gangtok/Kolkata/Patna, Sep 19 (IANS) At least 35 people were killed and hundreds injured in India in the 6.8 magnitude earthquake that wreaked havoc in the Sikkim-Nepal border region Sunday, officials ... Read more...

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Army fans out for relief operations


September 19th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Gangtok, Sep 19 (IANS) A day after a powerful earthquake of 6.8 magnitude ravaged the Sikkim-Nepal border, killing at least 30 in India, the army Monday was busy carrying ... Read more...

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Quake hits army bunkers, soldiers injured


September 19th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The earthquake Sunday damaged some Indian Army bunkers in eastern Sikkim near Nathu-La pass along the India-China border and left many soldiers injured, said sources.Helicopters ... Read more...

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Hundreds evacuated in flood-hit Sindh


September 18th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Hundreds of people marooned by the floods in Pakistan's Sindh province have been evacuated even as Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has directed the authorities ... Read more...

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Flood alert in Assam, 75,000 displaced


July 19th, 2011 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 19 (IANS) The Assam government Tuesday sounded an alert as 75,000 people were displaced following heavy overnight rains that triggered flash floods, breaching roads and embankments at several ... Read more...

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Eight IAF aircraft in railway rescue operations


July 11th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) deployed eight aircraft -- including one IL-76 heavy airlifter, two Avros, one Embraer, two MI-17s and two Chetak helicopters -- ... Read more...

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In PM’s Kabul visit, a message of long-term support amidst insecurity


May 14th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 14 (IANS) When Prime Minister Manmohan Singh reached the flat, mud-hued city of Kabul surrounded by the majestic Hindu Kush range, he had one missive to carry ... Read more...

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This lawmaker calls himself a ‘dreaded terrorist’


March 27th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bokakhat (Assam), March 27 (IANS) A former militant leader and now a lawmaker in Assam for two terms, Jiten Gogoi, who loves to call himself a "dreaded terrorist", is eyeing ... Read more...

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Police kill six in Yemen anti-government protests


March 12th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by ANI
Sana'a (Yemen), Mar. 12 (ANI): Police have reportedly killed six people and injured over a thousand others during anti-government demonstrations in Yemeni capital Sana'a.Reports on Saturday said hundreds of police moved in, ... Read more...

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Toxic potatoes kill two children, five hospitalised


March 11th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 11 (IANS) Two children died and five others were hospitalised in Uttar Pradesh after they consumed potatoes that may have contained too much pesticide, medical officials said Friday.Lokesh, ... Read more...

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Aid group sends doctors, nurses to Libya


March 8th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 7 (IANS/WAM) Two medical teams of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) were dispatched to Libya to help the victims of the anti-regime unrest.The teams, comprising ... Read more...

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80 villagers in Tripura fall ill after eating toxic food


December 17th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 17 (IANS) Around 80 people, including 27 women and three children, fell ill in Tripura after consuming poisonous food, an official said Friday."After consuming curd made of expired milk, about ... Read more...

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Over five lakh Pakistani kids to get polio drops


November 4th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) Over five lakh children in Pakistan's Balochistan province will be administered polio drops during a three-day campaign starting Nov 8, a senior official said Thursday.Amanullah Kakar, the director ... Read more...

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Spanish footballer collapses on field


October 25th, 2010 - 7:02 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 25 (IANS) A chaotic scene was witnessed Sunday during a football match between Spanish clubs Salamanca and Real Betis, when Salamanca player Miguel Garcia passed out on the field.Garcia, 31, ... Read more...

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Cholera Claims 196 Lives In Haiti, Death Toll May Rise


October 23rd, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Haiti, Oct 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Haiti hospitals are presently treating around 2,634 cases of cholera and recent survey by Pan-American Health Organization reported that the number of cholera cases are ... Read more...

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No threat of floods in Delhi: Minister (Lead)


September 23rd, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The water level of the Yamuna receded in the capital Thursday but the river was still flowing nearly two metres above the danger mark. Minister Rajkumar Chauhan ... Read more...

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Yamuna rises alarmingly in Agra, Mathura


September 14th, 2010 - 2:26 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 13 (IANS) As the Yamuna's water level began receding in Delhi, the situation in Mathura and Agra became alarming Monday as the river began flooding the low-lying areas, leading to ... Read more...

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136 diarrhoea deaths recorded in Orissa in eight months


September 9th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 9 (IANS) Diarrhoea has killed at least 136 people in Orissa since January, a health official said Thursday. Around 34 people died in the district of Rayagada and 27 died in ... Read more...

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25 hurt as Jet flight evacuated, no trace of fire


August 28th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) Around 25 passengers sustained injuries during an emergency evacuation of a Jet Airways flight after a fire alarm was raised Friday night. However, officials Saturday said there were ... Read more...

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Water level in Yamuna starts receding (Lead)


August 21st, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The water level in Yamuna river, which crossed the danger mark of 204.8 metre Friday night and reached a high of 205.02 metre Saturday, has started receding, ... Read more...

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Militants can exploit Pak flood-affected people’s misery, warns UN envoy


August 12th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Aug 12(ANI): UN Special Envoy for Assistance to Pakistan, Jean-Maurice Ripert, has warned that militants, including activists from the banned terror group Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD), can take advantage of the country's ... Read more...

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702 dead, 1,042 missing in China mudslides (Lead)


August 10th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) At least 702 people were killed and 1,042 went missing in rain-triggered mudslides in northwest China's Gansu province, authorities said Tuesday. The death toll due to mudslides has reached ... Read more...

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Now, ‘banned’ Jamaat-ud-Dawa attempts to forcibly occupy Lahore mosque


August 9th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug 9(ANI): Activists of the banned terror group Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD), considered the front face of Lashkar-e-Toiba, have reportedly tried to forcibly occupy a mosque in Lahore.According to eyewitnesses, the JuD ... Read more...

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