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Elk rescued from Russian power plant


September 21st, 2012 - 7:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A rescue operation took 11 hours at a hydroelectric power plant in northern Russia's Murmansk region to save an elk, one of the largest species ... Read more...

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Chavez bumps opposition hopeful from airwaves


September 18th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Sep 18 (IANS/EFE) Television coverage of a speech by opposition presidential candidate Henrique Capriles was interrupted Monday when incumbent head of state Hugo Chavez commandeered Venezuela's airwaves for an ... Read more...

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Hyderabad boy dies after corporal punishment, teacher booked


September 14th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 14 (IANS) A teacher of a private school here has been booked after her alleged corporal punishment led to the death of a 15-year-old student.Police registered a case ... Read more...

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Man held 14 years after using forged mark sheet


September 13th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) A 32-year-old man, who evaded arrest for 14 years after taking admission in a Delhi University college on the basis of a forged mark sheet, ... Read more...

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Student killed in celebratory fire in Ghaziabad


September 12th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 12 (IANS) A management student was killed in celebratory firing at a wedding reception in Ghaziabad Wednesday, police said.The incident occurred in the city's Dhabarsi neighbourhood, under the ... Read more...

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I may be killed, fears Pakistani girl accused of blasphemy


September 12th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) "I'm scared," said Rimsa Masih, a teenaged Christian girl in Pakistan who faced a life sentence for allegedly buring pages of the Quran but has now ... Read more...

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17 killed in Syrian car bombing


September 10th, 2012 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 17 people were killed and over 40 wounded after a car loaded with explosives went off in Syria's Aleppo city Sunday night, SANA ... Read more...

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IAF employee killed in bid to help neighbour


September 9th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) A spurned lover and his three friends stabbed to death an elderly Indian Air Force employee and injured his neighbour and mother of a girl ... Read more...

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Six die in Kabul blast


September 8th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 8 (IANS) Six people were killed Saturday in a massive blast in the Afghan capital Kabul, an eyewitness said."I saw some six bodies on the ground, mostly civilians, ... Read more...

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Noisy Reid scares neighbours


September 7th, 2012 - 5:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) Cage fighter Alex Reid made a lot of noise and was arrested for breaking into the house he shares with fiancee Chantelle Houghton.The couple, who have ... Read more...

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Five women rescued from Goa ‘massage parlour’


September 7th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 6 (IANS) Five women were Thursday rescued from a massage parlour in Goa's Porvorim where they were made to provide sexual services to patrons and a Marathi film ... Read more...

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Class 9 boy jumps off building, dies


September 6th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) A 14-year-old Class 9 student committed suicide by jumping off the eighth floor of a building here, police said Thursday. No suicide note was recovered.Vaibhav ... Read more...

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Many Britons prefer the countryside to cities


September 6th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) While many of us could be drawn to the city life for the kind of modern-day facilities it offers, in Britain people feel much happier living ... Read more...

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Five Killed, many injured in Syria blast


September 4th, 2012 - 3:21 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, Sep 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least five people were killed and about 30 injured in a car bomb blast in the Jaramana neighbourhood of Damascus, reported Al-Mayadeen TV Monday.Until ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily seeks national debate on blasphemy


September 3rd, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 3 (IANS) A leading Pakistani daily Monday sought a national debate on the blasphemy law and demanded a "wide-ranging overhaul of laws that are clearly prone to abuse ... Read more...

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Mild tremor felt in parts of Odisha


August 31st, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 31 (IANS) An earthquake of low intensity measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale was felt in parts of Odisha Friday, an official said. No loss of life or ... Read more...

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Government cannot be linked to 2002 massacre: Gujarat


August 29th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 29 (IANS) The Gujarat government Wednesday said the conviction of former minister Mayaben Kodnani in the Naroda Patiya massacre did not in any way mean that the BJP ... Read more...

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BJP downplays ex-Gujarat minister’s conviction


August 29th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The BJP Wednesday downplayed former Gujarat minister Mayaben Kodnani's conviction in a Gujarat riots case, calling it a "legal process"."We don't want to politicise ... Read more...

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Twin blasts kill 12 at Syria funeral


August 29th, 2012 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Twin blasts during a funeral killed at least 12 people and injured 48 in a predominantly Christian suburb of Syrian capital Damascus, Syria's state TV ... Read more...

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Syrian military chopper shot down


August 28th, 2012 - 8:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Free Syrian Army rebel group has claimed it had shot down a government-operated military helicopter near Damascus.The rebels posted a video on YouTube of ... Read more...

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Bloodshed at picnic: 17 Afghan civilians killed by Taliban


August 27th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 27 (IANS) Seventeen civilians, including three women, who were at a picnic were killed by Taliban militants in Musa Qala district in Afghanistan's southern province of Helmand ... 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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Insane to accuse girl of blasphemy: Pakistani daily


August 21st, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 21 (IANS) The blasphemy law has become a death warrant at the hands of mob vigilantism, a Pakistani daily said after an 11-year-old girl afflicted with Down syndrome ... Read more...

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Guatemalan cop accused of holding teen as sex slave


August 18th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Aug 18 (IANS/EFE) A Guatemalan police officer was arrested on charges of holding a 14-year-old girl as a sex slave for months, authorities said Friday.Marvin Florian, 40, was ... Read more...

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US sleuth links gurdwara shooting with Sikh murders


August 18th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) A detective in California is raising the possibility that the murders of two Sikh men there last year may be connected to the tragic shooting at ... Read more...

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Puerto Rican held for killing two in US


August 17th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, Aug 17 (IANS/EFE) A Puerto Rican man wanted for the murders of his girlfriend and her mother 32 years ago in Pennsylvania was arrested in Puerto Rico, police ... Read more...

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Wisconsin gurdwara member shot dead


August 17th, 2012 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 17 (IANS) Less than two weeks after a gunman killed six worshippers at a gurdwara here, a member of the same gurdwara was shot and killed ... Read more...

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Two children stabbed to death in Jaipur


August 14th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 14 (IANS) Two children, aged 13 and 11, were stabbed to death here allegedly by a man living in their neighbourhood over a dispute with their parents Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Syrian forces storm rebel-held Aleppo


August 14th, 2012 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syrian government troops have stormed the rebel-held city of Aleppo using tanks and armoured vehicles, the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.Clashes with rebel ... Read more...

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Poverty led Colombian medallist to wrestling


August 11th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Aug 11 (IANS/EFE) Colombian wrestler Jackeline Renteria, who at age 25 has won the second Olympic bronze medal of her career, in 1999 chose wrestling classes that were free ... Read more...

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Congress importing illegal migrants in Assam: Jaitley


August 9th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) BJP leader Arun Jaitley Thursday accused the government of treating the Assam violence as a law and order problem and said the ruling Congress was ... Read more...

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Rajasthan woman sells son for Rs.40,000, held


August 9th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 9 (IANS) A woman, her husband and two others were arrested Thursday for selling her new-born son for Rs.40,000 in Rajathan's Sriganganagar town, police said.Sandhya Devi sold the ... Read more...

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Gurdwara shooter acted alone: FBI


August 9th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Milwaukee (Wisconsin), Aug 9 (IANS) As the nation held candlelight vigils to remember the victims of Sunday's rampage in a Wisconsin gurdwara, investigators asserted that the gunman acted alone even ... Read more...

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Gurdwara gunman shot himself in head: FBI


August 9th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 8 (IANS) Wade Michael Page, the gunman who killed six worshippers at the Sikh gurdwara here Sunday, shot and killed himself after he was wounded by ... Read more...

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Police inspector beats up colleagues, helps accused escape


August 8th, 2012 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 7 (IANS) A Rajasthan Police inspector was arrested here Tuesday for helping two molestation accused escape by beating up a team of policemen that had gone to their ... Read more...

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