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Was Zubaida killed for money, not ‘honour’?


August 29th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 29 (IANS) Despite the preliminary confession of three persons that they killed their sister Zubaida to save the "honour" of the family, investigators continue to probe the possibility ... Read more...

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Full text of Lance Armstrong’s statement


August 24th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 24 (IANS) Legendary cyclist Lance Armstrong will lose his seven Tour de France titles, 2000 Olympic bronze medal and other awards including the prize money he has ... Read more...

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Censor board becoming more liberal: Director Dibakar Banerjee


August 3rd, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Even as many filmmakers feel the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has become more strict about content, critically acclaimed director Dibakar Banerjee begs to ... Read more...

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Obama to visit victims of Batman movie shooting


July 22nd, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 22 (IANS) US President Barack Obama will travel to Aurora city in Colorado state to meet the families of victims of Friday's shooting incident where a man ... Read more...

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China calls for scientific, technological reform


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 2 (IANS) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has called for reforming country's scientific and technological system to ensure that it better serves China's development.Speaking at a conference being participated ... Read more...

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Soccer player slain in Colombia


June 12th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, June 12 (IANS/EFE) A professional soccer player died and one of his teammates was wounded in an attack by gunmen in a town near the Caribbean city of Barranquilla, ... Read more...

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British gays not interested in marriage law


June 8th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) Homosexuals in Britain are indifferent to Prime Minister David Cameron's campaign for gay marriage, with just over a quarter - 27 percent - saying they ... Read more...

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‘Nikita’ lawsuit meritless: Elton John


April 28th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 28 (IANS) The representatives of singer Elton John have rubbished allegations that he has stolen the lyrics for his song "Nikita", insisting the lawsuit is completely meritless.Guy ... Read more...

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Delhi government gets notice on high security registeration plates


April 11th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to the Delhi government on the plea of a company challenging its decision to disqualify it from ... Read more...

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Mahatma Gandhi’s statue vandalised in Sri Lanka


April 7th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 7 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government has ordered an investigation into an incident in which several statues, including that of Mahatma Gandhi, were vandalised."It has been brought to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Army chief had warned exercise may be misconstrued


April 5th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The Indian Army chief, General V.K. Singh, had forewarned of a controversy that an army exercise would be misconstrued as "something else" by people with ... Read more...

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10 Maharashtra ministers guilty of financial lapses: Opposition


April 4th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Maharashtra's opposition parties said Wednesday that 10 state ministers had reportedly been held responsible for financial lapses and causing losses to the state exchequer by ... Read more...

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Car catches fire as Panetta lands in Afghanistan


March 15th, 2012 - 5:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (IANS) An Afghan driven car was up in flames following an explosion onto the ramp area of a British airfield in Afghanistan, just when US Defence Secretary ... Read more...

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Hungry people are fixated on food


March 6th, 2012 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Paris, March 6 (IANS) Hungry people seem to be fixated on food, seeing food-related words more clearly than people who have just eaten, says a new research.Psychologists have known for ... Read more...

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Hungry people are fixated on food


March 6th, 2012 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Paris, March 6 (IANS) Hungry people seem to be fixated on food, seeing food-related words more clearly than people who have just eaten, says a new research.Psychologists have known for ... Read more...

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Probe Shiv Sena, NGOs leading Jaitapur protests: Congress


February 28th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) A day after the Shiv Sena attempted to gag eminent nuclear scientist Anil Kakodkar, the Congress hit back by demanding a probe into the funding pattern ... Read more...

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Swamy’s plea dismissed, relief for Chidambaram (Afternoon Lead)


February 4th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) A trial court here Saturday dismissed Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy's plea to make Home Minister P. Chidambaram a co-accused in the 2G case, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Nothing wrong with my medicines: Hazare


January 31st, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare Tuesday denied reported claims by his associates that his health had deteriorated due to the side effects of antibiotics given ... Read more...

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Nine killed as mentally ill man hijacks Pune bus (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 25 (IANS) At least nine people were killed, 40 injured and more than two dozen vehicles damaged when a mentally disturbed staffer of the government bus service hijacked ... Read more...

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No targeting of women visitors from Central Asia: India


January 13th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Amid reports that Indian missions have been asked to toughen screening for female visa applicants from central Asian countries, the government has clarified that there ... Read more...

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Age row related to integrity, says army chief


January 12th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh Thursday downplayed the age row he is caught in with the government, but said it was an issue of ... Read more...

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Every fifth murder in Delhi sexually motivated: Police


January 6th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Every fifth murder in the capital is sexually motivated, Police Commissioner B.K. Gupta said Friday.Addressing the annual press conference of the Delhi Police, Gupta said: ... Read more...

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Joshi asks PAC members to apologise to CAG


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman Murli Manohar Joshi has asked panel members who made "wild allegations" against Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bhushan attacker warns Anna of ‘traitors’


October 27th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The man who had assaulted Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan earlier this month wrote to Anna Hazare Thursday asking him to be cautious of ... Read more...

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Advani only wants to be PM, says Congress


October 11th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Hitting out at Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani for his 38-day rath yatra which began in Bihar Tuesday, Congress leader Ashwani Kumar said ... Read more...

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Two Tibetans set themselves afire in China


October 8th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Chengdu (China), Oct 7 (IANS) Two Tibetans were slightly injured after a self-immolation attempt in Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Friday, local authorities ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

St. Stephen’s moves court against Sandeep Dikshit’s society


September 24th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The tussle between one of India's leading educational institutions, St. Stephen's College, and a society founded by Congress MP Sandeep Dikshit has entered the ... Read more...

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Boy, 10, shoots teacher in Brazil before killing self


September 24th, 2011 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) A 10-year-old student in Brazil shot at his teacher in front of classmates before turning the gun on himself.David Nogueira blasted Rosileide Queiros de Oliveira, ... Read more...

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Ukraine arrests suspected serial killer


September 24th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by BNO News
KIEV (BNO NEWS) -- The Ukrainian government on Friday announced it has arrested a suspected serial killer, although few details about the number of victims were immediately released. He is also a ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

TV reporter knifed to death in China


September 20th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 20 (IANS) A TV reporter in central China has been found dead with more than 10 stab wounds on his body, a media report said Tuesday.Li Xiang, 30, ... Read more...

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Omar requests media for ’space and privacy’


September 15th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 15 (IANS) Distressed over the "growing tide of speculation" about the status of his marriage, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday appealed to the media for ... Read more...

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HuJI e-mail sender arrested


September 9th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 9 (IANS) A man from Kishtwar town of Jammu and Kashmir was arrested Friday for allegedly sending the email claiming that Wednesday's blast at the Delhi High Court ... Read more...

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Be good, do good to live long life


September 9th, 2011 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) Our good deeds can help us live longer, but for that to happen our acts should be driven by a sense of helping others than doing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kiran Bedi’s theatrics on Ramlila stage


August 26th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Even as there were frantic moves by the government and political parties to end Anna Hazare's fast, the theatrics of former Indian Police Service ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Russia condemns Iraq terror attacks


August 16th, 2011 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS / RIA Novosti) Russia has condemned a string of terrorist attacks that killed at least 66 people and injured 230 across Iraq Monday."We resolutely condemn these ... Read more...

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