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Shutdown paralyses life in Karnataka (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) The nation-wide shut down Thursday against the central government's economic measures crippled normal life in BJP-ruled Karnataka with buses off the roads and schools, colleges, shops, ... Read more...

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Bus accident kills 14, injures 45 in southwestern Uganda


September 19th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by BNO News
KYAZANGA, UGANDA (BNO NEWS) -- At least fourteen people were killed Tuesday when a speeding passenger bus went off a road in southwestern Uganda and overturned several times before bursting into flames, ... Read more...

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Girl taken into care in Portugal by police after drunk parents abandon her


September 7th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sep 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In an astonishing situation a girl of two years was found on a busy highway while her parents were unaware of her danger as they were drunk. ... Read more...

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Delhi Police provide IDs to senior citizens


September 4th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Ram Vilas Gupta, 70, has symptoms of amnesia, which often trouble him when he is among the bustling crowds and maddening traffic in the capital.Now ... Read more...

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Headless bodies of four women found in Honduras


September 4th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Sep 4 (IANS/EFE) Five headless bodies, including those of four young women, were found over the weekend in the Caribbean port city of La Ceiba, a Honduran National Police ... Read more...

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Four shot at in South African mine: Police


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 3 (IANS) Security guards shot and wounded four people at a mine near Johannesburg early Monday, police said, adding one of the injured was in a serious condition.The ... Read more...

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We’re trying to protect India Gate, not restrict access: Delhi Police


August 28th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Clarifying that there are no restrictions on public entry at India Gate, the Delhi Police Tuesday said they have only enhanced the security of the ... Read more...

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Police file case over Goa land allotment


August 18th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 18 (IANS) After nearly six years of delay, Goa Police Saturday filed a first information report (FIR) against "unknown" people in connection with an alleged multi-crore ... Read more...

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Russian arrested in Goa for overstaying


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 3 (IANS) A Russian national was arrested in Goa for staying beyond the period of his visa, police said Friday.Nikolai Sokolov was held in the coastal village of ... Read more...

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K.S. Sudarshan traced near his residence (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, Aug 3 (IANS) Former Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief K.S. Sudarshan, who was missing for about five hours after he went for a morning walk in this ... Read more...

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K.S. Sudarshan traced after missing for five hours


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, Aug 3 (IANS) Former Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) head K.S. Sudarshan, who was missing for about five hours after he went for a morning walk in this Karnataka city ... Read more...

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Four Australians taking $1 mn cash, steroids to Bangladesh


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 2 (IANS) Four Australians have been arrested while trying to carry over one million dollars in cash and a large quantity of steroids. According to the police, they ... Read more...

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Listen to doctors, cops tell Team Anna (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Delhi Police Wednesday sent a letter to fasting Team Anna members, saying they should heed the advice given by doctors and agree to be ... Read more...

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Anna supporters booked for defacement


July 31st, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) A case was registered against unidentified Team Anna supporters who tried to deface a wall of the prime minister's residence last week, police said Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Eight held with snake venom in Goa


July 31st, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 31 (IANS) Eight people have been arrested in Goa for illegally possessing snake venom worth Rs.1.5 crore, police said Tuesday.Police said the eight, who were arrested on a ... Read more...

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British police arrest man over tweet to diver


July 31st, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dorset police Tuesday arrested a 17-year-old man for sending a malicious Tweet to British diver Tom Daley.The user "@Rileyy_69" claimed 18-year-old Daley had let down ... Read more...

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Siberian bear kills man


July 31st, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A man in Russia's Siberian republic of Yakutia has been killed by a wild bear, said a local interior ministry official Monday.Two residents of Khara-Aldan ... Read more...

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Bodies of two US mountaineers found in Peru


July 30th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, July 30 (IANS/EFE) The bodies of two missing US climbers were found on Palcaraju, a mountain that rises more than 6,200 meters in Peru's northern Ancash region, police said.Ben ... Read more...

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Girls thrashed at Karnataka’s Mangalore for partying


July 28th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 28 (IANS) In shocking incident of moral policing, young women attending a party at a resort in Karnataka's coastal city of Mangalore were Saturday slapped, pulled by their ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan politician arrested for human smuggling


July 25th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 25 (IANS) A politician and another suspect have been arrested over a human smuggling operation in Sri Lanka, police said.Police spokesperson Ajith Rohana told Xinhua that the politician ... Read more...

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Nine killed in Zambia bus accident


July 20th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka, July 20 (IANS) At least nine people, included three children, have been killed and eight others injured in Zambia in a head-on collision of a minibus and truck, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Maoist regional commander killed in Jharkhand


July 20th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 20 (IANS) A top Maoist leader, carrying a Rs.17 lakh reward on his head, was killed in a gun battle with policemen in Jharkhand's Chatra district Friday, police ... Read more...

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Over 400 suffer food poisoning in Sri Lanka


July 16th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 16 (IANS) Over 400 people were hospitalized in eastern Sri Lanka Monday after suffering from food poisoning.Police spokesperson Ajith Rohana told Xinhua that the people had attended a ... Read more...

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Former boxer murdered in Ecuador


July 16th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Guayaquil (Ecuador), July 16 (IANS/EFE) Former boxer Jaime Quinonez was murdered at a restaurant in Quito, Ecuadorian police said.The 38-year-old Quinonez, known as "La Bestia", was killed Saturday night, a ... Read more...

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Parliamentarian among 20 killed in Afghanistan bombing (Lead)


July 14th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 14 (IANS) At least 20 people, including an Afghan parliamentarian, were killed and 40 injured in a suicide bombing at a wedding hall in the northern Afghan ... Read more...

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Goa Police to probe if British woman was murdered


July 7th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 7 (IANS) Bowing to diplomatic pressure, Goa Police have reopened the case of a British woman's mysterious death here in April 2010 to find out if she was ... Read more...

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Team Anna denied permission to protest at Jantar Mantar (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Delhi Police Thursday denied permission to Team Anna to hold an indefinite fast at Jantar Mantar here from July 25, citing parliament's monsoon session, during ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka records rise in rapes of children


July 5th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 5 (IANS) Sri Lanka has seen a rise in the number of underage children being raped or abused this year, the police said Thursday.Over 700 incidents of rape ... Read more...

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Maoists attack policemen, blow rail tracks in Jharkhand (Lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 27 (IANS) Launching multiple attacks Tuesday night and early Wednesday, Maoists ambushed a police bus, blew up railway properties and a bridge at three different places in Jharkhand, ... Read more...

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Maoists attack policemen, blast rail tracks in Jharkhand


June 27th, 2012 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 27 (IANS) One policeman was killed and 12 were injured when Maoist rebels ambushed their mini-bus in Jharkhand Tuesday night. The rebels launched another attack early Wednesday, blasting ... Read more...

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Two Kyrgyzis running online escort, drug racket arrested


June 23rd, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 22 (IANS) Two Kyrgyz nationals, including a woman, were arrested Friday for running an escort racket and peddling drugs over the Internet, police said.Valentina Shoal, 29, and Alimullah ... Read more...

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Moscow tightens security for Polish embassy


June 16th, 2012 - 7:11 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow police have stepped up security at the Polish embassy in connection with fighting and rumours of further clashes between Russian and Polish football fans ... Read more...

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Shutdown cripples life in Tripura


May 31st, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 31 (IANS) The 12-hour shutdown called by the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) and its allies in the ruling Left Front to protest hike in petrol prices ... Read more...

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Over 120 Afghan schoolgirls sick after poison attack


May 24th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Over 120 schoolgirls in Afghanistan fell sick following a suspected poison attack by the Taliban, a media report said.Most were treated and discharged, but 30 ... Read more...

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Car bomb injures former Colombian Interior Minister Londoño, kills 2


May 16th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by BNO News
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA (BNO NEWS) -- A car bomb exploded near a vehicle carrying former Colombian Interior Minister Fernando Londoño in the country's capital on Tuesday, killing two people nearby and injuring the ... Read more...

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