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Exodus to northeast from Bangalore down to trickle


August 18th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 18 (IANS) Exodus of northeast people from Bangalore to Guwahati reduced to a trickle -- about 100 Saturday from thousands till late Friday -- even as security has ... Read more...

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Light and sound shows to resume in Srinagar


March 17th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 17 (IANS) After more than 20 years, the Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to resume the light and sound shows at the Shalimar Garden and the Hari ... Read more...

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Preity’s Moscow woes! (Movie Snippets)


October 9th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Preity Zinta's first impression about Moscow has been rather unpleasant."Finally landed in Moscow! So tired & not the most pleasant experience. No porters, no one ... Read more...

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Ian McKellen buys historic pub


October 1st, 2011 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 1 (IANS) "Lord of the Rings" actor Sir Ian McKellen has bought a historic pub which is said to have helped inspire author Charles Dickens.The Hollywood actor is ... Read more...

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RML Hospital’s unsung heroes in Delhi blast


September 10th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) They are the unsung heroes of the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital (RML) and their worth came to the fore when Delhi High Court blast victims ... Read more...

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Amarnath pilgrims court risks for a glimpse of Shiva


July 4th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 4 (IANS) It's a journey of faith, a test of the body and soul, almost symbolic of the devotion a god demands from his worshipper. But the ... Read more...

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Over 10,000 Kachin refugees flee Myanmar fighting


June 17th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by BNO News
YANGON, BURMA (BNO NEWS) -- Over 10,000 Kachin people in northern Myanmar (Burma) have fled to the Chinese border in the past three days after fighting erupted between the Kachin Independence Army ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Two killed, 15 wounded in Kashmir road accidents


May 11th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 11 (IANS) Two people were killed and 15 wounded in separate road accidents in Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday, police said. Police here said that a truck carrying army ... Read more...

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UN says armed groups in Central African Republic continue recruiting children


April 26th, 2011 - 2:20 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations on Monday released a report voicing serious concern as armed groups in Central African Republic (CAR) continue recruiting children.The report to the Security Council ... Read more...

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Need more industries to create jobs: Buddhadeb


March 20th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 20 (IANS) With assembly elections around the corner, West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Sunday called for "more and more" industries in order to generate employment and promised ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Escaped prisoners say Burmese Army using them as human mine sweepers


January 14th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): Three prisoners who managed to escape from the clutches of the Burmese Army have claimed that military junta in Myanmar is using about 600 prisoners as human mine ... Read more...

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Himachal cracks down on tourist cheats


December 30th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 30 (IANS) If you are going to Shimla to ring in the New Year, be prepared to pay exorbitant room tariffs. But if you feel you have been overcharged and ... Read more...

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Shimla’s snow ritual continues, but no sign of snow!


December 26th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Dec 26 (IANS) The British are long gone. But one of their legacies still remains in this hill town even though its relevance has by and large melted away ... Read more...

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Student indiscipline rampant in Cambridge (Lead)


November 10th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 10 (IANS) Cambridge University, an 800-year-old institution where 15 British prime ministers have been educated, has witnessed widespread student indiscipline, a media report said Wednesday.The Daily Telegraph reported that a ... Read more...

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Students indiscipline hits Cambridge University


November 10th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 10 (IANS) Cambridge University, an 800-year-old university where 15 British prime ministers have been educated, has witnessed hundreds of incidents indiscipline from students who have got drunk, become nude, and ... Read more...

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Railways to introduce trolleys for porters


September 10th, 2010 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) Indian Railways is planning to introduce trolleys at railway stations to reduce the physical stress of porters, Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee said Thursday. "I am considering introducing the ... Read more...

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Relentless rescue efforts by IAF continues for fourth day at Leh


August 9th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Leh, Aug 9 (ANI): Six Cheetah helicopters of the Indian Air Force (IAF) undertook more than 60 sorties to evacuate 90 people from Skyu in Zanskar valley on Monday in the cloudburst-hit ... Read more...

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Pilgrims return after Amarnath shrine visit


July 4th, 2010 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 4 (IANS) Scores of Amarnath pilgrims have started returning to Jammu after offering prayers at the holy cave shrine in Kashmir with many of them Sunday describing their experience ... Read more...

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India says firing by Pakistani troops ahead of talks unfortunate


June 22nd, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) India Tuesday termed as "unfortunate" the firing at a Jammu outpost by Pakistani troops, especially ahead of Thursday's talks between the foreign secretaries of the two countries, ... Read more...

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Ceasefire violation by Pakistan again, BSF men trapped (Fourth Lead)


June 21st, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 21 (IANS) At least 20-30 Indian Border Security Force (BSF) troopers were trapped in a border post in Jammu and Kashmir Monday after Pakistani troops opened fire, sparking intermittent but ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

BSF men trapped as Pakistan fires at Indian post (Third Lead)


June 21st, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 21 (IANS) At least 20-30 Indian Border Security Force (BSF) troopers were trapped in a border post in Jammu and Kashmir Monday after Pakistani troops opened fire, sparking intermittent but ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan fires at Indian positions on Kashmir border (Second Lead)


June 21st, 2010 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 21 (IANS) Pakistani troops resorted to firing at an Indian border outpost in Jammu region's Ranbir Singh Pura sector along the international border early Monday, police said. "Pakistani troops fired at ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan violates ceasefire, two Kashmiri civilians killed (Second Lead)


June 20th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Two civilian porters were killed and two Indian soldiers injured Sunday in unprovoked firing by Pakistani troopers near Jammu and Kashmir's Machil border sector, violating the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Ahead of talks, Pak troops violate ceasefire along LoC, two killed


June 20th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 20 (ANI): With Foreign Secretary talks just days away, Pakistan troops on Sunday violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Machil Sector. ... Read more...

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Firing from Pakistan kills two Kashmiri civilians (Lead)


June 20th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Two civilian porters were killed and two Indian soldiers injured Sunday in unprovoked firing from Pakistan near Jammu and Kashmir's Machil border sector, officials said. "There was ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Firing from Pakistan kills two civilians


June 20th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Two civilian porters were killed and two Indian soldiers injured Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir in firing from Pakistan, officials said. "There was firing from the Pakistani side ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

16-year-old Noida boy returns after scaling Mt Everest


May 31st, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Sixteen-year-old Noida boy, Arjun Vajpai, who has become the youngest Indian to climb Mt Everest, Monday said that while the expedition itself was "fun", it was scary ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Relief train reaches Mumbai with accident survivors


May 29th, 2010 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) A relief train carrying the survivors of the Gyaneshwari Express accident that killed 131 people reached Mumbai at 9 p.m. Saturday. Special barricaded sections were made on the platform ... Read more...

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13-year-old American boy becomes youngest person to scale Mount Everest


May 22nd, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, May 22(ANI): A 13-year-old American boy, Jordan Romero, has become the youngest person to scale Mount Everest, the world's tallest peak.A spokesman for Romero's climbing team, confirmed that the boy achieved ... Read more...

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Madonna arrives in London with 25 pieces of luggage


March 31st, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 31 (ANI): Madonna landed at London's Heathrow airport with more than 25 pieces of luggage.The 51-year-old star looked pale and tired as she stepped off the plane from ... Read more...

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‘Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana’ extended to licensed porters, vendor, hawkers


February 24th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.24 (ANI): Minister for Railways Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said that the national health insurance plan will be extended to all licensed porters, vendors and hawkers on Railways."The Rashtriya ... Read more...

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One army man killed as avalanche enters second day


February 9th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Feb 9 (ANI): One army man was killed in an avalanche that took place on the second day on Tuesday, while around 13 out of 14 trapped inside were rescued from ... Read more...

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Argentina reveals secrets of ‘dirty war’


January 29th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Jan 29 (IANS/EFE) Argentina has disclosed the secrets of the "dirty war" waged against the left by the country's military regime 1976-83. The secret files of Battalion 601, described as the ... Read more...

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Nepal child soldiers embrace freedom with heavy heart


January 7th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 7 (IANS) Hundreds of child soldiers recruited by the Maoists in the course of their decade-old "People's War" Thursday finally bid adieu to combatant life to begin afresh as civilians ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Hand & foot model Christina Ambers files lawsuit against her co-op


November 23rd, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Manhattan, Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hand and foot model Christina Amber who fell in love with a porter is facing discrimination at the high-end society where she lives in. The upper-crust ... Read more...

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