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Elephant tusk pieces seized, three arrested


September 17th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 15 (IANS) Three elephant tusk pieces worth more than Rs.1 million were seized in a Goa village Saturday and three people arrested, police said.Police Inspector Nolasco Raposo said ... Read more...

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Messi and Higuain are little girls, mocks Peru defender


September 14th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 14 (IANS) Peru defender Carlos Zambrano has labelled Argentina stars Lionel Messi and Gonzalo Higuain "little girls" following the teams' 1-1 draw in Tuesday's World Cup ... Read more...

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4 Kuki militants nabbed with arms in Assam


September 13th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 13 (IANS) Four militants of the United Kukigram Defence Army (UKDA) were arrested in Assam's Karbi Anglong early Thursday and arms and ammunition seized from their possession, police ... Read more...

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Catalans march in Barcelona to advocate support for Madrid


September 12th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, Sept 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thousands of Catalans thronged the streets of Barcelona to in an unprecedented show of unity to advocate for autonomy from Madrid. The march was informed by the ... Read more...

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Three Maoists nabbed in Kolkata


September 12th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Three Maoists, including the Communist Party of India-Maoist Kolkata city committee secretary, were arrested here and arms recovered from their possession, police said Wednesday.Avishek Mukherjee, was ... Read more...

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High court annuls land acquisition for Kolkata Metro corridor


September 11th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) In a major setback for the ongoing East-West Metro railway corridor project, the Calcutta High Court has declared as "lapsed" the acquisition of land along a ... Read more...

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Ghana defeat Malawi in African Nations Cup qualifier


September 9th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), Sep 9 (IANS) Ghana defeated Malawi 2-0 in the final first-leg qualifying match for the 2013 African Cup of Nations played at the Accra Sports Stadium.Ghana's Black Stars ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir Police takes stock of village defence committees


September 7th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 7 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police has started the process of "rationalising" the village defence committees (VDCs) after the waning of militancy in the state.The VDCs were ... Read more...

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Verma, wife sent to 10 days CBI custody


September 4th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday sent businessman Abhishek Verma and his wife to 10 days CBI custody in a case filed against them under the Official ... Read more...

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Tiger skin seized in Odisha, 4 held


September 4th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 3 (IANS) At least four people were arrested from a hotel in Odisha after a skin of an adult tiger was found in their possession, officials said Monday.The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Two tonnes of uranium seized in Bolivia


August 29th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz, Aug 29 (IANS/EFE) Bolivian police have confiscated two tonnes of uranium that was being stored at a building in central La Paz located near the US and Spanish ... Read more...

Posted in World |

22 Azerbaijanis face trial for spying for Iran


August 29th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Baku, Aug 28 (IANS) A total of 22 Azerbaijanis were Tuesday put on trial after being accused of secret collaboration with Iran's Revolutionary Guards, media reported.The trial started behind closed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Two arrested for peddling cocaine


August 28th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) An Indian and a Nigerian were arrested in a drug trafficking case, Delhi Police said Tuesday.Manvinder Singh Marwah, 26, resident of Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh, ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho goal earns draw for Atletico


August 27th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 27 (IANS) A spectacular Ronaldinho strike helped nine-man Atletico Mineiro hold local rivals Cruzeiro to a 2-2 draw in Brazil's Serie A championship.In a goal reminiscent ... Read more...

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SC notice to Tata Motors on Singur land


August 24th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to Tata Motors on a petition by the West Bengal government challenging a Calcutta High Court order holding unconstitutional ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

CBI opposes relief for Sanjay Dutt


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The CBI Thursday urged the Supreme Court to maintain the six years' jail term awarded to Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt for sourcing a rifle ... Read more...

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French tourists found guilty in Sri Lanka over Buddha photos


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Colombo, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was an astonishing moment for three French tourists when they were declared guilty for insulting the Buddhism religion. This was regarded as a form of injustice ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Moscow cop held with one kg cocaine


August 18th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A police officer in Moscow was dismissed from service as well as detained after one kg of cocaine was found in his possession, the interior ... Read more...

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Over 100,000 cigarettes seized in Hong Kong


August 15th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Aug 15 (IANS) Hong Kong has seized 102,400 sticks of duty-not-paid cigarettes valued at about 255,000 HK dollars (over $32,000).The cigarettes with a duty potential of about 175,000 ... Read more...

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Family dispute leads Delhi resident to suicide


August 10th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) A 50-year-old man committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan inside his general store shop here Friday morning, police said.Selvamani, resident of west ... Read more...

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Man held at Jaipur airport for gold smuggling


August 10th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 9 (IANS) A 45-year-old man was arrested at the Jaipur International Airport Thursday on suspicion of gold smuggling from Dubai and about 2.75 kg of gold jewellery was ... Read more...

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Man stole cemetery urns for scrap


August 8th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sarnia, Aug 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wonders in the world will never cease as it was reported that a man stole cemetery urns to fake it for scrap. The man was caught when ... Read more...

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Assure Indian community of its safety, Krishna tells Clinton


August 7th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday said he had spoken to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and conveyed to her India's concerns over ... Read more...

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Eight die in Kabul bombing


August 7th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 7 (IANS) Eight civilians were killed and four injured Tuesday morning when a bomb planted by the Taliban targeted a bus on the outskirts of this Afghan ... Read more...

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Four Garo rebels arrested in Meghalaya


August 6th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 6 (IANS) Border Security Force (BSF) troopers Monday arrested four Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels along the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya, officials said.All the four rebels were ... Read more...

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Mexican involved in killing of 49 people arrested


August 4th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 4 (IANS/EFE) The Mexican army announced Friday the arrest of a suspected operative of a drug cartel in connection with the killing of 49 people in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Simon Cowell’s intruder sentenced


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It may be recalled that some time ago, a woman had smashed a window and entered the home of Simon Cowell who is a judge for the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Students kill coaching institute owner


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 2 (IANS) The owner of a private coaching institute was shot dead Thursday by his students over a dispute related to fees in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district, police ... Read more...

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Three of drug-and-rob gang held in Delhi


July 31st, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Three robbers who drugged passengers in trains and other public transport vehicles before escaping with their valuables were arrested here, police said Monday.Shakeer, 42, Mohammad ... Read more...

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Raze illegal construction at excavated site: Court (Second Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday allowed the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to remove the illegal construction at the excavation site of a purported mosque ... Read more...

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Five poachers arrested in Rajasthan


July 26th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 26 (IANS) Five poachers were arrested in Rajastan's Nagaur district Thursday and remains of at least two chinkaras (Indian gazelle) recovered from them, police said.According to the police, ... Read more...

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Slain Kashmir youth was militant, reiterates army


July 26th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 26 (IANS) The young man killed in a Kashmir village two days ago was a militant from whom a weapon was recovered, a senior army officer said Thursday ... Read more...

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Can’t fleece plot seekers, consumer court warns land agencies


July 26th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) In a ruling with far-reaching implications for those entering into land deals, the apex consumer court has said an agency that has failed to deliver ... Read more...

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39 held in Karachi for various crimes


July 21st, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 21 (IANS) Police in Pakistan's port city of Karachi conducted raids in many areas and arrested 39 people allegedly involved in robbery and extortion, Geo News reported Saturday.Police ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Adarsh Society land belongs to defence, says Antony


July 21st, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Saturday asserted that the land in the city on which the controversial Adarsh Society stands belongs to the defence ministry.He said that ... Read more...

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