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Bus unions demand immediate fare hike


September 14th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) In the wake of the abrupt Rs.5 hike in diesel prices, bus and minibus operators in West Bengal Friday threatened to go on an indefinite strike ... Read more...

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5 die as bus falls into george in Jammu


September 7th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 7 (IANS) Five people were killed and about a dozen others were injured Friday when a minibus in which they were travelling fell into a deep gorge in ... Read more...

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One killed in Kashmir road accident


September 7th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 7 (IANS) One person was killed and 20 injured when the minibus in which they were travelling in overturned in Jammu and Kashmir's Badgam district Friday, police said.Badgam ... Read more...

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Nine killed in China road accident


August 17th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and three injured after an industrial vehicle collided with minibus in China's Liaoning province Friday, authorities said.The accident took place ... Read more...

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14 die in Burundi bus explosion


August 1st, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bujumbura, Aug 1 (IANS) At least 14 passengers were killed and four others seriously injured in an explosion in a bus in a village 70 km from the capital city ... Read more...

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Nine killed in Zambia bus accident


July 20th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka, July 20 (IANS) At least nine people, included three children, have been killed and eight others injured in Zambia in a head-on collision of a minibus and truck, Xinhua ... Read more...

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10 die in Afghan bombing


June 12th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 12 (IANS) Ten people were killed Tuesday when a minibus was blown up in Wardak province, an official said.The minibus went over a roadside bomb in Sayyed Abad ... Read more...

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10 killed in Ghana plane crash (Lead)


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:36 am ICT by IANS
Accra, June 3 (IANS) A cargo plane crashed into a minibus near the international airport in Accra Saturday, killing at least 10 people, authorities said.The accident occurred around 7.00 p.m. ... Read more...

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Cargo plane crashes in Ghana


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Accra, June 3 (IANS) A cargo plane crashed into a minibus near Accra during a forced landing Saturday night, killing over a dozen people.The accident took place around 8 p.m. ... Read more...

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Seven die as oil tanker explodes in Afghanistan


April 6th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 6 (IANS) Seven people were killed and three injured Friday when an oil tanker exploded in southern Afghan province of Kandahar, police said."An oil tanker exploded at around ... Read more...

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20 feared dead in bus mishap


February 10th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 10 (IANS) At least 20 people were feared killed when a minibus in which they were travelling fell from a hilly road into the Chenab river in Jammu ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Bolivia bus collision


January 17th, 2012 - 7:00 am ICT by IANS
La Paz (Bolivia), Jan 17 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and 12 injured after a minibus and a public transport bus collided in the Bolivian city of La ... Read more...

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Four people killed in Iraq attacks


December 18th, 2011 - 4:32 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 18 (IANS) At least four people were killed and two wounded in Iraq Saturday during bomb blast and shooting incidents.The two separate incidents occurred inside and close to ... Read more...

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Explosives from Britain found at Bahrain airport


December 8th, 2011 - 5:13 am ICT by IANS
Manama, Dec 8 (IANS) A package that came from Britain and contained explosives has been detected at the Bahrain International Airport, Xinhua reported.Bahraini security authorities announced Wednesday evening that they ... Read more...

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Blast near British embassy in Bahrain


December 4th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Manama, Dec 4 (IANS) A blast occurred Sunday in a bus parked near the British embassy in Bahrain capital Manama, the interior ministry said. There were no reports of any ... Read more...

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Mum let off after car crash kills baby


November 26th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 26 (IANS) A woman motorist who smashed head-on into a minibus, leading to her baby boy's death, was given a lenient punishment after the badly wounded driver of ... Read more...

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20 killed in South Africa accident


November 15th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Nov 15 (IANS) At least 20 people, including two children, were killed Tuesday in an accident involving two minibuses and a truck in South Africa, police said.The accident ... Read more...

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30 missing after vehicle falls into river


November 5th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 5 (IANS) At least 30 people were missing when the crowded minibus in which they were travelling skidded off the road and fell into the Chenab river in ... Read more...

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Five killed in Istanbul accident


October 22nd, 2011 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Oct 22 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 11 others injured Friday in a road accident in Turkey's largest city Istanbul, Xinhua reported.A truck driver lost control ... Read more...

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Russian tourist dies in Turkey


September 21st, 2011 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, Sep 21 (IANS) One Russian man was killed and 17 others wounded when a bus carrying Russian tourists overturned in Turkey, the Anatolia news agency reported.The accident took place ... Read more...

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22 die in Kashmir road accident


September 13th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 13 (IANS) At least 22 people were killed and 24 injured when a minibus carrying them skidded off the road in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday ... Read more...

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At least 8 killed in northern China minibus crash


July 29th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by BNO News
HOHHOT, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- At least eight people were killed in northern China when a small minibus collided with another vehicle, officials said Friday.The accident occurred at around 3 p.m. local ... Read more...

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Shoot at sight orders in Karachi as violence toll mounts


July 8th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 8 (IANS) Shoot at sight orders have been issued in the port city of Karachi where spiralling violence over the past three days has left 63 people dead, ... Read more...

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Major train accidents in the last six years


July 7th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The train-bus collision that killed 31 people early Thursday at an unmanned crossing in Uttar Pradesh's Kanshiram Nagar is the latest in a series of ... Read more...

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15 Taliban killed in Pakistan check post attack (Lead)


May 18th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 18 (IANS) At least 15 suspected Pakistani Taliban militants and two police officials were killed when a group of rebels attacked a check post Wednesday morning in ... Read more...

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Will-Kat spend first night at palace


April 30th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) Kate Middleton and Prince William spent their first night as a married couple at the palace where a party to mark their marriage came to ... Read more...

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Nepali coir missing from Heathrow airport


April 29th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 29 (ANI): A Nepali coir group, who were invited to become the main stars of the Cornwall International Male Voice Choral Festival in Britain, have gone missing after arriving at ... Read more...

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President leaves for Mumbai to watch World Cup final


April 1st, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Friday left for Mumbai to watch the ICC World Cup match between India and Sri Lanka Saturday.The president, who chose to ... Read more...

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African country ‘bans’ flatulence!


January 29th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): A law that will literally knock the wind out of anyone has been declared in Malawi.The government in Malawi has said that it will punish offenders who "pollute ... Read more...

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Roadside bomb kills 14 civilians in Helmand


December 31st, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Dec 31 (ANI): A minibus packed with civilians, including women and children, was blown apart by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan's Helmand Province on Thursday, killing 14 passengers and ... Read more...

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Rudranil Ghosh Has An ‘Accident’ On A Busy Kolkata Street


December 30th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
in Kolkata on Sunday. In a statement to the media, Rudranil Ghosh recalls how scared he was before and after giving the shot for the cameras, terming it as one ... Read more...

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12 injured in Valley road accidents


December 22nd, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 22 (IANS) At least 12 people were injured in different road accidents in Kashmir Wednesday, police said.According to police, a Tata minibus turned turtle at Dooru in north Kashmir's Baramulla ... Read more...

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IAF rescues 11 injured in Kashmir accident


December 1st, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Jammu, Dec 1 (IANS) In a swift rescue operation, the Indian Air Force (IAF) Wednesday made 15 sorties and airlifted 11 civilians injured in a bus accident in Jammu and Kashmir's ... Read more...

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6 killed, 40 injured in Kashmir road accident


December 1st, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 1 (IANS) Six people were killed and 40 injured Wednesday when an overloaded minibus skidded off the road and rolled down a deep gorge in the mountainous Rajouri district of ... Read more...

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Zimbabwean women raping men for rituals: British report


October 9th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 9 (IANS) Zimbabwean women are abducting and raping men for ritual purposes, media reports here said Saturday.Six men have been gang-raped by women in the last 11 months in ... Read more...

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