One dead, 34 wounded in Philippines blasts

September 2nd, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Sep 2 (IANS) One person was killed and 34 were wounded in two grenade blasts in the Philippines, Xinhua reported Sunday.At least 32 people were injured when an unidentified ... 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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Pakistan Army, Rangers fire on Indian posts on LoC, border (Lead)

August 16th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 15 (IANS) Pakistan Army violated the ceasefire for second day Wednesday by firing at two Indian positions on the Line of Control (LoC) late evening on India's Independence ... Read more...

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EU spends millions on office in Barbados

July 30th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Amid a global economic downturn and financial crunch being faced by some of its members, the European Union (EU) has spent millions of pounds of the ... Read more...

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Four killed in Turkish military helicopter crash

July 23rd, 2012 - 3:01 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, July 23 (IANS) At least four soldiers were killed and eight others injured after a Turkish military helicopter crashed Sunday, Xinhua reported.The chopper crashed shortly after taking off ... Read more...

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24 killed in attack on Pakistan check-post (Lead)

June 5th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) At least 20 militants and four soldiers were killed after an army check-post was attacked in Pakistan's northwest tribal region early Tuesday, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Maoist leader arrested in Uttar Pradesh

May 25th, 2012 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 25 (IANS) A Maoist leader, carrying a cash reward of Rs.300,000 on his head, was arrested from a forest in Uttar Pradesh's Sonebhadra district, police said Friday.The police ... Read more...

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First private spacecraft launched to space station

May 22nd, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) Private American spaceflight company SpaceX Tuesday launched an unmanned capsule to the International Space Station, initiating the first flight of a commercial and private spacecraft to ... Read more...

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Channel 4 to telecast a tale on Queen Victoria’s last love

April 24th, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) Britain's Channel 4 is all set to telecast a documentary "Queen Victoria's Last Love", on the queen's infatuation with a tall, handsome Indian servant who was ... Read more...

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BSF kills three smugglers on Indo-Pak border in Punjab

March 29th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, March 29 (IANS) Border Security Force (BSF) troopers killed three smugglers, including two from Pakistan, and recovered nearly 10 kg of heroin Thursday morning, a senior BSF official said ... Read more...

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Nobody’s asked me to resign: Dinesh Trivedi (Second Lead)

March 15th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Stating he will not run away from his duties, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Thursday said neither Prime Minister Manmohan Singh nor Trinamool Congress chief ... Read more...

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Will quit if PM or Mamata ask me to: Trivedi (Lead)

March 15th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, March 15 (IANS) Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi said Thursday that he would stay "at the border outpost" till he was replaced or asked to leave by his ... Read more...

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‘Rango’ named best animated feature film at Oscars

February 27th, 2012 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) "Rango", a movie about a chameleon, won the best animated feature film trophy at the 84th Academy Awards ceremony here.The movie, directed by Gore ... Read more...

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Trio throws heroin packets into India, flees: BSF

February 24th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Feb 24 (IANS) Three smugglers sneaked into Indian territory in Rajasthan's Sriganganagar district from Pakistan and fled after throwing six kg of heroin early Friday, a Border Security Force ... Read more...

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NASA considering an outpost on the moon

February 13th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 3rd of February memo from NASA has revealed that a man-tended outpost is being considered in space. The new structure is proposed to be installed ... Read more...

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BSF trooper dies three days after Bangladeshis’ attack

February 7th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 7 (IANS) A Border Security Force (BSF) head constable, injured in an attack by a gang of Bangladeshi cattle smugglers at a border outpost in West Bengal's North ... Read more...

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Russia revives permanent moon base plan

January 19th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Space Agency Roscosmos is in talks with its European and US partners on the creation of manned research bases on the moon, the agencies ... Read more...

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BSF kills intruder in Punjab, 17 kg heroin seized

January 18th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Jan 18 (IANS) Alert Border Security Force (BSF) troopers Wednesday morning shot dead an intruder and recovered 17 kg heroin and fake currency with a face value of over ... Read more...

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Mario was to inaugurate fort on Goa liberation day

December 11th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 11 (IANS) Legendary cartoonist Mario Miranda, who died Sunday, was due to inaugurate a newly-renovated fort of Reis Magos near here on the 50th anniversary of the liberation ... Read more...

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Officials face villagers’ wrath over leopard attacks

November 9th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 9 (IANS) Furious over continued leopard attacks on humans, villagers near the Katarniaghat forest reserve in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich district roughed up forest officials and held them captive ... Read more...

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25 killed as insurgent attack foiled in Afghanistan

October 8th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 8 (IANS) At least 25 insurgents were killed during a foiled militant attack near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border, Xinhua reported Saturday.According to an ISAF, it was the largest ... Read more...

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Four US posts attacked in Afghanistan

October 8th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 7 (IANS) Four American outposts were attacked in simultaneous strikes in Afghanistan near the border with Pakistan Friday, on the 10th anniversary of the start of the Afghan ... Read more...

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Two dead, 100 injured in Afghan suicide bombing

September 11th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 11 (IANS) At least two Afghan civilians were killed and over 100 people, including personnel of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), were injured in a ... Read more...

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Tripura journalists protest police baton assault

July 19th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 19 (IANS) Journalists in Tripura Tuesday organised sit-in demonstrations in Agartala and different places of the state, demanding suspension of police officials who allegedly led a police ... Read more...

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Notice to Uttar Pradesh Police for dereliction of duty

April 28th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought a report from the Uttar Pradesh police chief over an incident of alleged dereliction of duty on ... Read more...

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Pluto’s atmosphere ‘is much bigger than previously thought’

April 21st, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 21 (ANI): Pluto's atmosphere is much bigger than previously thought, according to a new study.Recent observations of the dwarf planet have revealed that the icy orb's atmosphere has expanded dramatically ... Read more...

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Oscar-nominated documentary director killed in Libya

April 21st, 2011 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Tim Hetherington, an award-winning photographer and Oscar-nominated documentary film director, has been killed in Libya while covering the conflict between government and rebel forces, media reports ... Read more...

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Strong quake strikes the South Pacific Ocean, no tsunami alert

March 31st, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by BNO News
WAILAGI LALA, FIJI (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck the South Pacific Ocean on early Thursday afternoon, not far from an island part of Fiji, seismologists said. No tsunami warnings were ... Read more...

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BSF seize contraband, fake currency in Punjab

March 27th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Fazilka, March 27 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) Sunday recovered two kg of heroin and Rs.500,000 in counterfeit currency from near the international border in this Punjab town, an ... Read more...

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Two Pakistani intruders gunned down in Punjab

February 25th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Fazilka (Punjab), Feb 25 (IANS) Two Pakistani intruders trying to enter the country illegally through the Punjab border were shot dead by Border Security Force (BSF) troopers Friday, an official said.According to ... Read more...

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Indian trooper shot at from across Nepal border

February 18th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 18 (IANS) A trooper of the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) was hit by a bullet fired from the Nepal side of the India-Nepal border at Panchpakri, about 175 km from ... Read more...

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Drugs worth Rs.20 crore smuggled from Pakistan seized

January 28th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Ferozepur (Punjab), Jan 28 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) Friday morning unearthed heroin worth Rs.20 crore buried near the international border in this Punjab district, officials said. The contraband was smuggled ... Read more...

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Susan Sarandon set to bring ping-pong club to London

October 16th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 16 (ANI): Susan Sarandon is set to open a branch of her popular ping-pong club in London with the help of rocker Damon Albarn.The Hollywood actress launched tennis table ... Read more...

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Dreaded Pak Taliban ’suicide bombing boss’ Mehsud killed in US drone attack

October 16th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Oct 16(ANI): Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) leader Qari Hussain Mehsud, notorious trainer of suicide bombers, has been reportedly killed in the latest US drone strikes in Pakistan's North Waziristan agency.US ... Read more...

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NATO Apache attack choppers kill 34 insurgents in strikes inside Pakistan

September 27th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Sep 27(ANI): The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) has killed at least 34 insurgents on Pakistani soil after two separate operations from Afghanistan.According to The Daily Times, two Apache attack ... Read more...

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