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16 members of a family slaughtered in Honduras


September 21st, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Sep 21 (IANS/EFE) Sixteen members of an extended family were killed Thursday in a remote area of the eastern Honduran province of Olancho, a relative of the victims said.The ... Read more...

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At least 16 bodies found in northern Mexico


September 17th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by BNO News
NUEVO LAREDO, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- At least sixteen bodies were found, including one hanging from a bridge, in northern Mexico, local authorities said Friday.At around 8 a.m. local time, authorities received ... Read more...

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Woman accused of witchcraft slain in Colombia


September 5th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 5 (IANS/EFE) A woman was slain and her body burned after being accused of casting spells against other women in the northwestern Colombian province of Antioquia.The victim was ... Read more...

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Colombian soldier snaps, kills three comrades


September 1st, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 1 (IANS/EFE) A Colombian army private killed three soldiers at a remote outpost in the southwestern province of Cauca, the military said Friday.The shooter was apparently suffering from ... Read more...

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Shimla’s Ridge caves in again


August 27th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 27 (IANS) A portion of the historic Ridge in front of the Gaiety Theatre caved in again Monday due to heavy rains, an official said.However, there is no ... Read more...

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Dubai demolishes 40 ugly buildings, more to follow


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 23 (IANS/WAM) At least 40 abandoned buildings have been demolished in Dubai this year by the municipality because they posed a health threat, security risk and distortion of ... Read more...

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Sex doll river race banned in Russia


August 20th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian authorities have banned an annual river race involving competitors gliding down the water on their inflatable sex dolls.The Bubble Baba Challenge-2012 was banned because ... Read more...

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UAE emirate launches Quran website


August 12th, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Ajman (UAE), Aug 11 (IANS/WAM) Muslims can easily browse and download the Holy Quran in Arabic and English thanks to a new website launched by the UAE emirate of Ajman."Our ... Read more...

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Six cops injured in mob attack in Rajasthan


August 8th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 8 (IANS) Two vehicles were set on fire and at least six policemen were injured in a mob attack in Rajasthan's Alwar town during an anti-encroachment drive Wednesday, ... Read more...

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76 officials punished over medicine scandal in China


August 4th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) A total of 76 local officials have been punished for failing to prevent and stop the production of contaminated drug capsules, the State Food and Drug ... Read more...

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One electrocuted to death in Rajasthan


July 31st, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 31 (IANS) A 19-year old youth was electrocuted to death while his uncle sustained severe burns when they were trying to get illegal electricity supply for a temple ... Read more...

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Cop, engineers, accountant caught taking bribes


July 21st, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 21 (IANS) A police inspector, two engineers and an accountant were arrested Saturday for taking bribes in two separate incidents in Rajasthan, police said.The officials were caught ... Read more...

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17 held in Mexico summer camp attack


July 20th, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 20 (IANS/EFE) Seventeen suspects have been arrested for a brutal attack on a Mexican summer camp in which two young women and three girls were raped.The attorney ... Read more...

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24 die after drinking hooch in Honduras


July 11th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, July 11 (IANS) Twentyfour people have died over the past two weeks in Honduras after drinking illicit liquor, said health authorities.The head of epidemicological security for the Health Secretariat, ... Read more...

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Let civic agency manage Delhi’s water supply: Mayor


July 6th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) At a time when the national capital is reeling under a water crisis, mayor of the North Delhi Municipal Corporation Meera Aggarwal Friday said ... Read more...

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Grenades found in Ajmer sewer line


July 2nd, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, July 2 (IANS) Panic gripped Rajasthan's Ajmer town after 14 live grenades were recovered from a sewerage line during cleaning work by local municipality's sanitation staff Monday, police said."Keeping ... Read more...

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French minister seeks end of prostitution in Europe


June 23rd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) French minister for women's rights Najat Vallaud-Belkacem wants to organise a conference of experts on how to abolish sex trade and human trafficking in Europe, The ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi launches health inspection


June 19th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 19 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi has launched an inspection on various businesses like salons, beauty parlours, laundries, cafeterias and restaurants to check whether they were adhering to health ... Read more...

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Mamata-GJM meet deferred to June 16


June 12th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) The meeting between West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha was Tuesday deferred to June 16 after she received an urgent ... Read more...

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GJM announces agitation, calls for burning GTA agreement


June 10th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 10 (IANS) Asking the West Bengal government not to implement the high-power committee's report on additional areas in the proposed Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) in northern West ... Read more...

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Man killed over water in Uttar Pradesh


June 7th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 7 (IANS) A middle-aged man was killed over filling water from a municipality tap in an Uttar Pradesh town, police said.Yaseen Khan, 40, was filling water from a ... Read more...

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CPI-M demands release of its jailed Bengal ex-MP


June 5th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) The CPI-M Tuesday demanded the release of its former MP Laxman Seth and two of his associates jailed for allegedly plotting violent incidents in West ... Read more...

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Haldia victory answer to Trinamool’s politics: Left Front


June 5th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) As West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress won elections to four civic bodies, opposition Left Front Wednesday hailed its sole victory in the Haldia municipality as ... Read more...

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We can fight and win on our own, Trinamool tells Congress


June 5th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) In a strong message to ally Congress after winning elections to four of six civic bodies, West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress Tuesday said the victory ... Read more...

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Trinamool scores in civic polls, loses near Nandigram


June 5th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress stole a march over its opponents, bagging four civic bodies, while the Left Front and the Congress clinched one each ... Read more...

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Dubai bans tobacco sale on World No Tobacco Day


May 31st, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 30 (IANS/WAM) Dubai Municipality has banned sale of tobacco products for 24 hours in the entire emirate to observe the World No Tobacco Day Thursday.The ban was announced ... Read more...

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Rains likely to hit China’s food bowl


May 28th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 28 (IANS) Heavy rains are forecast in China's grain-growing areas in the north, southwest and regions along the Yangtze river.Parts of Shaanxi, Hubei, Henan, Anhui and Jiangsu ... Read more...

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Norway court hands over Indian children to uncle (Lead)


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) In a major breather for the Bhattacharya family, a Norwegian court Monday decided to hand over the custody of two children, put under foster care ... Read more...

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Five die in Brazil when elevator crashes


April 22nd, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 22 (IANS/EFE) Five miners died in a elevator accident at an emerald mine in northeastern Brazil, officials said.The elevator the workers were riding in crashed into ... Read more...

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Mexico: 14 sugarcane workers killed in Jalisco truck accident


April 7th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by BNO News
GUADALAJARA, JALISCO (BNO NEWS) -- A large cargo truck carrying several workers crashed in western Mexico on Thursday, killing at least fourteen people and injuring several others, local authorities said on late ... Read more...

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Seven killed, 70 hurt in Thai bombings


March 31st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, March 31 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and more than 70 injured Saturday in three serial bomb explosions in Thailand, officials said.The bombings took place around noon ... Read more...

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Custody row: Norway to hand over children to their uncle


March 30th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 30 (IANS) Uncertainty over the custody of two NRI children who have been taken into foster care in Norway on grounds of alleged negligence by their parents seems ... Read more...

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Hope for amicable solution to Norwegian kids’ crisis: Indian PM (Lead)


March 26th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 26 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday hoped for an "amicable and good" solution to the custody crisis over two Indian children in Norwegian foster care."The ... Read more...

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1,500 trees planted in Abu Dhabi


March 14th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 13 (IANS/WAM) More than 1,500 trees were planted Tuesday at a port in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).The community tree planting initiative launched by ... Read more...

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167 human skeletons found in Mexican cave


March 11th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Tuxtla Gutierrez (Mexico), March 11 (IANS/EFE) Mexican authorities have found 167 human skeletons from about 50 years ago in a cave in the southeastern state of Chiapas, near the border ... Read more...

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