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Sri Lanka navy arrests 54 Australia-bound asylum seekers


September 6th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 6 (IANS) The Sri Lankan navy Thursday arrested 54 Australia-bound asylum seekers, Xinhua reported.According to the Sri Lankan navy's media unit, a boat carrying the asylum seekers to ... Read more...

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Ramadan begins amid prayers in Kashmir


July 21st, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 21 (IANS) The holy month of Ramadan began Saturday with thousands of Muslims across Jammu and Kashmir thronging mosques to offer early morning prayers.Shoppers busied themselves since morning ... Read more...

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Forces kill four militants in pre-dawn Assam raid


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 23 (IANS) A joint team of police and army killed four militants at a remote village in Assam's Dima Hasao district in the wee hours of Saturday.Dima Hasao ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka detains 113 on way to Australia


May 28th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 28 (IANS) The Sri Lankan police Monday arrested 113 people as they attempted to set sail to Australia illegally.Six human smugglers were also arrested in the pre-dawn operation ... Read more...

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Another AMRI director gets bail


May 18th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Friday granted anticipatory bail to Preeti Surekha, one of AMRI Hospital directors, against whom an arrest order was issued after a fire ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa calls CBI raids ‘painful’


May 16th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 16 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Wednesday called the CBI raids at his residences a painful day in his political life."Today (Wednesday) is one of ... Read more...

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Not dating Vijayendra, CBI didn’t raid my house: Actress Haripriya


May 16th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 16 (IANS) Kannada actress Haripriya has denied reports that Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) sleuths raided her residence calling them "wild imagination of media". She also said that ... Read more...

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CBI raids homes of Yeddyurappa and family


May 16th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 16 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raided residences of former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and his kin here and in Shimoga early Wednesday for ... Read more...

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Kabul pact: Pakistan’s India discomfort makes it hard, says US (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Terrorist safe havens in Pakistan pose a tough challenge, a Pentagon report said as an American official admitted that a strategic partnership agreement with Afghanistan ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s discomfort with India makes Afghan accord hard: US


May 2nd, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) As President Barack Obama signed a strategic partnership agreement with Afghanistan, a senior official admitted it may be "hard" to work due to Pakistan's discomfort ... Read more...

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AMRI authorities plan to reopen fire-hit hospital


April 21st, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) The AMRI Hospital authorities are planning to reopen a portion of their complex in Dhakuria, sealed off by Kolkata Police after a major fire choked 94 ... Read more...

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National Insurance assessing loss in AMRI fire


April 20th, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) Public sector National Insurance Company (NIC) Thursday said it is in the process of inspecting and assessing the claim for the damage caused due to a ... Read more...

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Kolkata hospital fire: Director gets bail


April 12th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Thursday granted bail to AMRI Hospital director S.K. Todi, who was booked with 15 others in connection with the fire tragedy at ... Read more...

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Two more AMRI hospital directors get bail


March 28th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 28 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Wednesday granted bail to two directors of the AMRI Hospital who spent nearly four months in custody after they were arrested for ... Read more...

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Charge sheet filed against 16 for Kolkata hospital fire


March 1st, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 1 (IANS) Police Thursday submitted the charge sheet under various penal laws, including culpable homicide not amounting to murder, against 16 people, accused of involvement in the AMRI ... Read more...

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Israel raids Palestinian TV stations in Ramallah


March 1st, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by BNO News
RAMALLAH, West Bank (BNO NEWS) -- Israeli soldiers raided two Palestinian television stations in the West Bank city of Ramallah on early Wednesday morning, Palestinian media reported. A large Israeli military force along ... Read more...

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UN chief condemns Pakistan killings


February 29th, 2012 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 29 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon has strongly condemned an attack in Pakistan in which at least 18 people were killed and eight ... Read more...

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Militants gun down 18 bus passengers in Pakistan (Evening Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed Tuesday in a suspected sectarian attack in Pakistan when gunmen dressed in army uniforms stopped a bus, ordered the ... Read more...

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Militants gun down 18 bus passengers in Pakistan (Second Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed Tuesday in a suspected sectarian attack in Pakistan when gunmen dressed in army uniform stopped a bus, ordered the passengers ... Read more...

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One AMRI director gets bail, others denied (Lead)


February 17th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 17 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Friday granted bail to AMRI Hospital director R.S. Agarwal, but rejected the pleas of four others in the Dec 9, 2011 fire ... Read more...

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Rockets fired at Pakistan Military Academy (Second Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 27 (IANS) Nine rockets were fired at the Pakistan Military Academy in Abbottabad, a town where Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was shot dead in his hideout ... Read more...

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Nine rockets fired at Pakistan Military Academy (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 27 (IANS) Nine rockets were fired at the Pakistan Military Academy located in Abbottabad, a town where Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was gunned down in ... Read more...

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Five Pakistani paramilitary men killed


January 26th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Suspected gunmen from the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi outfit attacked a checkpost in Pakistan's Balochistan province and gunned down five paramilitary troopers, officials said Thursday.The pre-dawn attack was launched ... Read more...

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Imran to launch video travelogue for ‘Ek Main Aur…’ (With Image)


January 24th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Talk about getting innovative. Actor Imran Khan has launched a video travelogue -- "Ek Main Aur Ekk Star", through which he will share his experiences ... Read more...

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15 abducted Pakistani troopers killed


January 5th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 5 (IANS) Fifteen Pakistani troopers kidnapped by the Taliban last month have been killed, a media report said Thursday.They were abducted Dec 23 after Taliban militants launched ... Read more...

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Law to decide on AMRI directors’ release: Mamata


January 3rd, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 3 (IANS) A day after industry lobby FICCI urged the West Bengal government to release the seven AMRI Hospital directors who were arrested after a fire killed ... Read more...

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Compensation paid to AMRI victims’ kin


January 3rd, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 2 (IANS) The West Bengal government Monday started paying compensation to the family members of the victims of AMRI hospital fire which left 93 people dead.Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Mamata asks police, fire, KMC to work together for public safety


January 2nd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 2 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday asked police, fire department and the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) to work together to ensure public safety in ... Read more...

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Six die in botched Pakistan hostage rescue attempt


December 30th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 30 (IANS) A doctor who was kidnapped was among the six people killed in a rescue operation mounted by the police in Pakistan's Punjab province.The shootout between the ... Read more...

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Five troopers killed in Pakistan suicide bombing


December 24th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 24 (IANS) At least five troopers were killed and 12 injured early Saturday when a suicide bomber drove his vehicle packed with explosives into a paramilitary camp ... Read more...

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AMRI directors denied bail, sent to judicial custody (Lead)


December 24th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 23 (IANS) A West Bengal court Friday denied bail to the arrested directors of AMRI Hospital, where a pre-dawn blaze killed 93 people earlier this month, and remanded ... Read more...

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AMRI directors denied bail


December 23rd, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 23 (IANS) A West Bengal court Friday denied bail to the arrested directors of AMRI Hospital, where a pre-dawn blaze killed 93 people earlier this month, and remanded ... Read more...

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Judge speaks to AMRI Hospital fire accused in ambulance


December 19th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 19 (IANS) After AMRI director R.S. Agarwal, an accused in the hospital fire, pleaded he was unwell and could not come to the court, a city court judge ... Read more...

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We want state-run hospital in place of AMRI, say locals


December 19th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 19 (IANS) The ultra-modern glass facade AMRI hospital in Dhakuria was out of bounds for the thousands of shanty dwellers who live in its vicinity. These slum dwellers, ... Read more...

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Tata compliments Mamata, she says thanks


December 15th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 15 (IANS) They have not been on the best of terms over the Singur protests. But after the AMRI Hospital fire tragedy, Tata Group boss Ratan Tata ... Read more...

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