Tanker with 21 Indians hijacked off Oman

August 20th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Sea pirates Saturday hijacked a tanker with 21 Indian crew members onboard from Salalah Port in Oman, a top maritime authority said.The Marshall Island flagged ship, ... Read more...

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Highway heist in Ghaziabad

August 13th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Four armed men looted gold, cash and other articles worth over Rs.1.2 crore from employees of a Delhi-based gold trading firm late Friday night on National ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian challenges government order on party registration

April 7th, 2011 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 7 (IANS) An ethnic Indian lawyer has challenged the government's decision not to register Human Rights Party (HRP) as a political party, saying the approval process ... Read more...

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Indian Coast Guard rescues 28 crew of merchant ship near Mumbai

July 20th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, July 20 (ANI): The Indian Coast Guard has rescued a merchant vessel that was in distress on the high seas off the country's western coast, thus saving 28 crewmembers, including six ... Read more...

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Deepak Parekh on BAE Systems’ India Advisory Board

July 1st, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) BAE Systems has appointed Deepak Parekh, chairman of the Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), to its India Advisory Board, reflecting the increasing strategic importance of this country ... Read more...

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Lodha realtor to build India’s tallest 101-floor building

May 25th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Pune/Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), entrusted with the infrastructure development of the city, Tuesday got a bid of Rs.4053 crore for its proposed 101-storeyed Iconic ... Read more...

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Private sector international airport to come up in Punjab

January 30th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 30 (IANS) North India's first private sector greenfield international airport will soon come up near the industrial hub of Ludhiana in Punjab. Covering an area of 3,000 acres, the 'Aerotropolis' is ... Read more...

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Five Indians on hijacked British ship

January 2nd, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 2 (IANS) British flagship M.V. Asian Glory, with 25 crew members including five Indians, was hijacked off the Somali coast Friday, an Indian maritime authority said Saturday. The ship was allegedly ... Read more...

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Zia’s sons sued for boat capsize that killed 84

December 3rd, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 3 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has sued opposition leader Khaleda Zia's two sons and their business partner who were owners of the boat that capsized last week killing 84 people. They ... Read more...

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Gold, silver looted from Air India cargo complex in Mumbai (Lead)

May 25th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) In a sensational daylight robbery, at least three armed people barged into Air India's cargo complex adjacent to the domestic airport here and escaped with 145 kg of ... Read more...

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CBI files case against army officers in wheat purchase scam

May 3rd, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 3 (IANS) The anti-corruption wing of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case against some army officers for not awarding a wheat purchase contract to the lowest ... Read more...

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Ruling reserved on sedition charge against Malaysian Indian lawyer

April 22nd, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 22 (IANS) A Malaysian court will decide April 28 on veteran ethnic Indian lawyer-lawmaker Karpal Singh's bid to get a discharge on a sedition charge levelled against him for ... Read more...

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American Idols Motown Tweak

March 26th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by David M N James
With fans saying aloud that the remaining idols should sing better songs, an American idol is actually at its prime. One thing is obvious, the songs these folks are singing need to ... Read more...

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Pak edging closer to the abyss: NYT editorial

March 1st, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar.1 (ANI): Though no one wants to say it out loud, Pakistan is edging ever closer to the abyss, thanks to factors like threats from extremists, an unraveling economy, ... Read more...

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UK Foreign Secretary tops Most Desired Gay Male Date list

June 12th, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 12 (ANI): UK Foreign Secretary David Miliband has topped a vote of the British politicians single gay men in the country would most like to take on a date.Miliband ... Read more...

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