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Pleasant Monday in Delhi with some rain, more expected Tuesday (Lead)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Delhi residents experienced a pleasant day Monday with parts of the city receiving light rains and the temperature dipping. As per the met office, the ... Read more...

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Andy Murray Survived Mass School Shooting


September 12th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) 25 year old tennis star from Britain Andy Murray won the US open championship on Monday night. He also has a gold medal from the London ... Read more...

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Soldiers thrash policemen in Kathua


September 11th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 11 (IANS) Army soldiers at Kathua railway station late Monday night assaulted policemen and injured over half-a-dozen of them before boarding a train, police sources said Tuesday.They said ... Read more...

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Woman in rickshaw shot dead in Delhi (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) A 31-year-old woman was shot dead Tuesday by two men on a motorcycle while she was going to drop her four-year-old son to school in ... Read more...

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Man killed, beheaded in Ranchi


September 11th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 11 (IANS) In a bizarre incident here, a man was first shot dead and then his killers beheaded him and took away his head with them, police said ... Read more...

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Protest against Sri Lankan tourists near Trichy


September 4th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 4 (IANS) Over 175 Sri Lankan tourists were safely escorted by police to Tamil Nadu's Tiruchirapalli (Trichy) airport Tuesday when Tamil activists staged demonstrations against their visit, said ... Read more...

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Serena Williams wins 6-0, 6-0 in the US Open 4th round


September 4th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Renowned tennis champion Serena Williams just had her fourth straight set victory of the United States Open tournament by defeating Andrea Hvalackova of Czech Republic. ... Read more...

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SRK ‘ek kamre mein band’ a la ‘Bobby’


September 4th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 4 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who is shooting in Kashmir's Gulmarg Town, spent Monday night in the same room where legendary Raj Kapoor filmed the famous ... Read more...

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Relics of 13th century hero stolen in Russia


August 30th, 2012 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Relics of 13 Russian saints, including those of 13th century national hero Prince Alexander Nevsky, have been stolen from a church in St. Petersburg.An ... Read more...

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LPG tanker explosion kills two (Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur (Kerala), Aug 28 (IANS) Two people were killed when a tanker carrying Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) exploded after hitting a road divider and turning turtle here late Monday night.A ... Read more...

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Congress MPs from Andhra oppose division


August 28th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Congress MPs from Andhra and Rayalaseema regions of Andhra Pradesh Monday urged the UPA government to keep the state united.At a meeting held at the ... Read more...

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TDP legislators protest at Reddy’s office


August 28th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 27 (IANS) In an unprecedented move, the legislators of main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in Andhra Pradesh continued their protest in the chief minister's office late Monday ... Read more...

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Obama condoles Ethiopian PM’s death


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Tuesday offered his condolences to Ethiopia over the death of the country's prime minister, Meles Zenawi, and hailed his contribution to ... Read more...

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Woman branded a witch, beaten up in Rajasthan


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 21 (IANS)A 50-year old woman in Rajasthan's Ajmer district approached the police Tuesday accusing her neighbours of branding her a witch and beating up her and her ... Read more...

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Suspected Maoists kill villager in Odisha


August 21st, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 21 (IANS) Suspected Maoists Tuesday killed a villager in Odisha's Malkangiri district, police said.Sukra Khurami, 35, was found in a pool of blood on a road near his ... Read more...

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Briton held for running over Asian-origin kids


August 21st, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) A 36-year-old Briton has been arrested after he ran over two Asian-origin children - aged two and 10 - with his car in Leeds.Cops found CCTV ... Read more...

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Fellaini goal stuns Manchester United


August 21st, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Marouane Fellaini towered over Michael Carrick to nod home a corner kick to stun Manchester United and steer Everton to a 1-0 victory in their ... Read more...

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Priya Dutt, Daler Mehndi get Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Awards


August 21st, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Member of Parliament Priya Dutt, fashion designer Sanjana Jon and singer Daler Mehandi, among others, have been given the Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Awards.Punjab Governor ... Read more...

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Jharkhand government under pressure to drop minister


August 21st, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 21 (IANS) The BJP-led Jharkhand government is under pressure from the opposition to drop its agriculture minister, Satyanand Jha Batul, after a woman claimed she was his wife ... Read more...

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Eight killed, 60 injured in Turkey blast


August 21st, 2012 - 3:15 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, Aug 21 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and 60 injured in a powerful blast in Turkey's Gaziantep province Monday, an official statement said.The incident occurred, near Syrian ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift beats Lady Gaga record and sets new iTunes Record


August 15th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Taylor Swift’s fans just proved to be more aggressive than Lady Gaga’s little monsters as they helped her beat Lady Gaga by breaking her iTunes record. ... Read more...

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Bengal girl commits suicide after sexual harassment


August 14th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, August 14 (IANS) Subjected to regular sexual harassment by a some local youths and following an altercation with her father on the issue, a 13-year-old-school girl committed suicide by ... Read more...

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Ramdev ends fast, targets PM; Congress hits back (Second Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Tuesday ended his five-day fast against corruption and black money, accusing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of shielding the corrupt and ... Read more...

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Maoists kill home guard in Odisha ahead of I-Day


August 14th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 14 (IANS) Maoists killed a home guard attached to a police station in Odisha ahead of Independence Day, official said Tuesday.A group of 10-15 rebels dragged 42-year-old Narayan ... Read more...

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Ramdev’s parliament march thwarted, gains wide political support (Second Intro Roundup)


August 14th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) High drama took place in the heart of the capital Monday as Baba Ramdev was detained while leading a big march to parliament to ... Read more...

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Rare snowfall stuns South Africa


August 9th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pretoria, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Snowfall stunned the people of South Africa on Monday night when heavy snow fell in the country. The snowfall lasted till the next day with the temperatures ... Read more...

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Lord of the Rings park left covered in volcanic ash


August 9th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mount Tongariro, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mount Tongariro of New Zealand erupted on Monday night after being quiet for more than a century. The mountain which had been exhibiting seismic activity for ... Read more...

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UN observer mission pulls out of Syria’s Aleppo


August 8th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Aug 7 (IANS) The UN Supervision Mission in Syria (UNSMIS) has temporarily relocated its teams from the restive northern province of Aleppo due to the deteriorating security situation, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Badal to visit Milwaukee gurdwara, meet kin of killed


August 7th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 7 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal will visit the Oak Creek gurdwara in Milwaukee during his visit to the US, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal ... Read more...

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Moonshine kills 11 in Punjab


August 7th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 7 (IANS) Illicit liquor has claimed 11 lives in a village in Punjab's Gurdaspur district, police said Tuesday.The victims belonged to Johal Nangal village near Batala town, 250 ... Read more...

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Olympics: James storms to men’s 400m gold (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/CMC) The outstanding Kirani James added an Olympics gold to his fast-growing resume by racing to a personal best time to win the men's 400 metres in dominating ... Read more...

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Olympics: Powell a major doubt for remainder of season


August 7th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/CMC) Luckless Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell may have run his last race for the season. Powell pulled up in Sunday's final of the Olympic men's 100m here, but ... Read more...

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Olympics women’s hockey: China lose to Japan, miss making semis


August 7th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) China failed to reach the women's hockey semifinals at the London Olympics after losing to Japan 0-1 in the last round of group matches.China collected ... Read more...

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Fresh violence in Kokrajhar, three killed


August 7th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 7 (IANS) Three people were killed and two injured as fresh violence broke out in Assam's communally volatile Kokrajhar district, police said Tuesday.The killings took place Monday night, ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Isenbayeva misses hat-trick; second gold for Sanchez after eight (Athletics Roundup)


August 7th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Double Olympic Champion and World record holder Elena Isinbayeva relinquished her Olympic pole vault crown to Jennifer Suhr at the London Games.Isinbayeva had not looked at ... Read more...

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