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Police probing escape of Bangladeshi undertrials


August 29th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) The police have launched a probe into the escape of two Bangladeshi undertrials booked for several offences, including dacoity, from Presidency Central Correctional Home here, an ... Read more...

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Four of family gunned down in Bihar


June 30th, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Patna June 30 (IANS) Four members of a family were shot dead Saturday over a land dispute in Bihar's Madhubani district, police said.Nearly a dozen armed men barged into the ... Read more...

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Three Pakistani kids die in mortar shell blast


February 26th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) Three siblings and a woman were killed when a mortar shell fell on their home in Pakistan's northwest, a media report said Sunday.Two women were also ... Read more...

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Nepali kingpin of Delhi auto thefts arrested


December 2nd, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) A 45-year-old Nepali national, known as king of stolen vehicles receivers, was arrested here for his involvement in more than 100 auto theft cases in ... Read more...

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Boxing legend Joe Frazier dies at age 67


November 9th, 2011 - 9:56 am ICT by BNO News
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA (BNO NEWS) -- Boxing legend Joe Frazier died on Monday after a brief battle with liver cancer, his family said in a statement on Tuesday. He was 67."We, The Family ... Read more...

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Patuadi had distinguished Pakistani cousins


September 22nd, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi who died here Thursday, had two distinguished cousins in Pakistan -- diplomat Shaharyar Khan, who went ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s palatial farmhouse may be partially demolished


September 13th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 13 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf's sprawling Rs.250 million farmhouse, which has five massive bedrooms and a swimming pool, may be partially demolished for violating building ... Read more...

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Acid attacker woman sent for observation


September 6th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) A 25-year-old woman who threw acid on the face of her boyfriend after he backed out of his promise to marry her, was sent to ... Read more...

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Man strangles brother after quarrel


September 6th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) A 32-year-old man strangled his younger brother to death here over a petty issue after getting drunk, police said Monday.Arshad and his 29-year-old brother ... Read more...

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Woman throws acid on boyfriend’s face


September 4th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) A 24-year-old woman threw acid on the face of her boyfriend in east Delhi Sunday after he failed to fulfil his promise to marry her, ... Read more...

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Rs.2 bn for Pakistan highway projects


August 24th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 24 (IANS) A sum of Rs.2.3 billion has been provided to a highway authority in Pakistan so that it can continue working on projects across the country.The Dawn ... Read more...

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India, Iran implement pact on prisoners (Lead)


July 7th, 2011 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) India and Iran have resolved to combat terrorism and implement an agreement on transfer of sentenced prisoners.Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao, who is in Tehran for ... Read more...

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Man held for online lottery fraud


July 4th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A 25-year-old man was arrested here for involvement in an online lottery fraud and duping a man of Rs.50,000, police said Sunday."Mohammad Ali, who hails ... Read more...

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70 hurt in Dhaka varsity shooting


April 26th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 26 (IANS) Gunshots were fired in a clash at the Dhaka University campus early Tuesday as two factions of the students wing of the ruling Awami League ... Read more...

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Abducted judges recovered from Balochistan’s Jhal Magsi area after 10 days


March 8th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Quetta, Mar 8(ANI): Two judges, who were abducted in Jaffarabad district of Balochistan on February 27, have been recovered from Jhal Magsi area in the province.Sibi District and Sessions Judge Jan Mohammad ... Read more...

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Delhi trader shot at, critically injured


February 16th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Three unidentified men shot a 56-year-old man, critically injuring him, outside his medical store in east Delhi when he was locking up his business for the day, ... Read more...

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Kidnapped Hindu trader rescued in Pakistan


February 9th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 9 (IANS) A Hindu trader, who had been abducted late last month, was rescued after a fierce gun battle in Pakistan's Sindh province, police said.Sarwan Kumar was rescued from the ... Read more...

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Maoists kill villager in Jhargram


January 27th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Jhargram, Jan 27 (ANI): A highly decomposed body of a villager, allegedly killed by Maoists, was recovered by locals from a deep pit in West Bengal's Jhargram district.The victim was identified as ... Read more...

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Iran jails HR lawyer for 11 years over voicing dissent against regime


January 11th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Jan 11 (ANI): Iran has reportedly sentenced a human rights lawyer, Nasrin Sotoudeh, to 11 years of imprisonment for crimes that include "activities against national security" and "propaganda against the regime." ... Read more...

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‘Need to attract second-generation NRIs to philanthropy’


January 8th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) There is need to attract second generation non-resident Indians to philanthropy and the money given for the noble task should be leveraged by other sources, panellists said ... Read more...

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Iran denies WikiLeaks report that Ahmadinejad was slapped by Guards chief


January 4th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Jan 4 (ANI): Iran has denied a WikiLeaks report that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was slapped by the chief of the country's Revolutionary Guards in January last year.During an interview ... Read more...

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Murder accused gets Jharkhand’s best legislator award (Lead)


November 22nd, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 22 (IANS) Janardhan Paswan, an accused in a murder case, was Monday conferred the award of best legislator of Jharkhand even as his selection shocked many assembly members. Paswan, ... Read more...

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Murder accused to get Jharkhand’s best legislator award


November 22nd, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 22 (IANS) Janardhan Paswan, an accused in a murder case, is set to get the best legislator award of Jharkhand even as his selection has come as a surprise ... Read more...

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Pak NA body slams PCB boss Butt over failure to tackle scams engulfing team


October 7th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 7 (ANI): The Pakistan National Assembly Standing Committee has blasted Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt over his slackness and failure to tackle the alleged spot-fixing scam involving ... Read more...

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Contingent leader’s act a cheap stunt: Pakistani newspaper


October 5th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 5 (IANS) The Pakistani contingent leader has been facing flak in his home country for his "cheap stunt" in carrying the flag during the team's parade at the opening ... Read more...

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First round bye for Vijender and Suranjoy in CWG boxing


October 5th, 2010 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) World No.1 Vijender Singh and Asian champion Suranjoy Singh got a first round bye Monday in the draw of lots in the boxing event at the Commonwealth ... Read more...

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We need a ‘Hitler-like manager’ for cricket team: Iqbal Ali


October 2nd, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 2 (IANS) Iqbal Mohammad Ali, chairman of the Pakistani National Assembly's Standing Committee on Sports, has urged the authorities to appoint a "Hitler-like" manager for the national cricket team. The ... Read more...

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Akhil wants to retain Commonwealth Games title (Lead, superseding earlier story)


September 29th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Life has turned full circle for Akhil Kumar. Four years ago in Melbourne, he was only the second Indian boxer to win gold in the ... Read more...

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No takers for “pregnant teens” school in Malaysia


September 18th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Jasin, Sept 18 (ANI): After a lot of media hype, Malaysia's first school for pregnant teens- Sekolah Harapan- or "school of hope" has finally been opened, but no one has enrolled in ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s new party receiving ‘overwhelming’ response, claims aide


September 18th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Sept 18 (ANI): Former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf 's newly formed party- All Pakistan Muslim League (APML)- is receiving 'overwhelming' response from the public in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, and ... Read more...

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Pak parliamentary committee urges govt. to dissolve PCB over ‘match-fixing’ scandal


August 31st, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 31(ANI): Pakistan National Assembly's Standing Committee for Sports has asked the government to dissolve the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) following the latest 'match-fixing' scandal to hit the country's team."Our committee ... Read more...

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Couple working in bank arrested for cheating


August 30th, 2010 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) A couple working in a bank in south Delhi who fraudulently withdrew money from a customer's account have been arrested, police said Monday. According to police, Prem ... Read more...

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Younis’ future to be decided during Butt-Afridi’s one-on-meeting on Monday


August 22nd, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug.22 (ANI): Uncertainty still persists over the inclusion of former captain Younis Khan into the national team, as Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt has summoned one-day captain Shahid Afridi ... Read more...

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‘Zardari under tremendous pressure to sack PCB chief Ijaz Butt’


August 14th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 14(ANI): Pakistan President and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) patron Asif Ali Zardari is reportedly under tremendous pressure to sack PCB Chairman Ijaz Butt, who is being held responsible for bringing ... Read more...

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Karachi cricket board joins chorus baying for PCB chief Ijaz Butt’s blood


August 13th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug 13(ANI): A day after the Chairman of Pakistan National Assembly's Standing Committee on Sports appealed to President and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) patron Asif Ali Zardari to remove PCB Chairman ... Read more...

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