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Japanese minister found dead at home


September 11th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 10 (IANS) Tadahiro Matushita, Japanese minister for post reform, and concurrently minister of state for financial services, was found dead at home in Tokyo Monday having allegedly committed ... Read more...

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Trooper killed, 10 injured in Manipur blast


September 9th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 9 (IANS) An Assam Rifles trooper was killed and 10 other personnel were injured Sunday in a blast in Manipur's Bishenpur district, police said.This is the third blast ... Read more...

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Blast in Imphal, two injured


September 9th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 8 (IANS) Two people, including a soldier, were injured in a bomb blast triggered by the outlawed People's Liberation Army (PLA) rebels in the Manipur capital Saturday, police ... Read more...

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China quake kills 64, injures over 700 (Second Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) At least 64 people have been confirmed dead and 715 others injured after multiple earthquakes struck a mountainous region in China's Yunnan province Friday, the province's ... Read more...

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24 killed, 150 injured in China quake (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) At least 24 people were killed and 150 injured Friday in an earthquake that jolted southwest China's Yunnan and Guizhou provinces, authorities said.More than 100,000 people ... Read more...

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13-year-old Delhi girl rescued from human traffickers


September 5th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 5 (IANS) Police Wednesday rescued a 13-year-old girl in Rajasthan's Alwar district and arrested two men who had brought her from Delhi to sell her, officials said.The two ... Read more...

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Groom stranded as bride flees with money


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 3 (IANS) A bridegroom and about 50 of his marriage party were stranded in Rajasthan's Barmer town for a week as the would-be bride disappeared right before the ... Read more...

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Senior Rajasthan official held for corruption


August 17th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 17 (IANS) A senior Rajasthan Administrative Service (RAS) officer was Friday booked on charges of alleged corruption during land acquisition by the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) ... Read more...

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Two charged with murder slain in Bolivia by mob


August 16th, 2012 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
La Paz, Aug 16 (IANS/EFE) Two Brazilians arrested in Bolivia on suspicion of murder were pulled from a jail cell and burned to death by a mob, Bolivian media said.The ... Read more...

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Two children stabbed to death in Jaipur


August 14th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 14 (IANS) Two children, aged 13 and 11, were stabbed to death here allegedly by a man living in their neighbourhood over a dispute with their parents Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Eloping couple commit suicide in Rajasthan


August 11th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 10 (IANS) A young couple in Rajasthan is suspected to have committed suicide by jumping into a pond Friday, two days after they eloped after facing objections to ... Read more...

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Two arrested in Jaipur, 100 kg of banned drug seized


August 10th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 10 (IANS) A team of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) officials seized about 100 kg of ketamine, a banned drug, from a house in the city and ... 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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Two BSF men injured in training accident


August 7th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 7 (IANS) Two Border Security Force (BSF) personnel were seriously wounded Tuesday after a hand grenade exploded at a firing range in Rajasthan's Jodhpur district during training, police ... Read more...

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Man arrested in Rajasthan for selling off wife


August 4th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 4 (IANS) A man in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh district was booked Saturday for allegedly selling his teenaged wife for Rs.3.5 lakh soon after their marriage, police said.According to police, ... Read more...

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Three held with fake 6.40 lakh Takas in Dhaka


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 3 (IANS) Three people have been arrested in Dhaka after counterfeit currency worth 6.40 lakh Takas (about $7,850) was recovered from them, The Daily Star reported.The Detective Branch ... Read more...

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Four more held for moral policing in Karnataka


July 30th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 30 (IANS) Karnataka Police Monday arrested four more people in connection with the alleged assault on college-going boys and girls partying Saturday at a home-stay in Mangalore, ... Read more...

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Eight held for moral policing in Karnataka (Lead, Changing dateline)


July 29th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore, July 29 (IANS) Eight activists of the Hindu Jagarana Vedike were arrested for allegedly beating over a dozen youths including girls at a weekend party on outskirts of this ... Read more...

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Woman commits suicide along with two sons in Rajasthan


July 27th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 27 (IANS) A 32-year old woman allegedly committed suicide by throwing herself into a well in Rajasthan's Ajmer district along with her two sons aged 6 and 8 ... Read more...

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‘The Jefferson’ star Sherman Hemsley dead at 74


July 26th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by BNO News
EL PASO, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) -- American actor Sherman Hemsley, who starred as George Jefferson in the 1970s television series 'The Jeffersons' and 'All in the Family', died at his home in ... Read more...

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Woman commits suicide with two kids, lover


July 25th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 24 (IANS) A 28-year-old woman jumped before a running train with her two sons and her paramour in Rajasthan's Sikar district, killing all the four, police said Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Man kills wife, two daughters


July 6th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 6 (IANS) An alcoholic was arrested for setting his wife and two teenaged daughters on fire in Rajasthan's Nagaur district Friday, police said.The man was unemployed and used ... Read more...

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Three held with fake currency in Rajasthan’s Bharatpur


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 2 (IANS) Three people were arrested and counterfeit currency with face value of about Rs. 4.75 lakh was recovered from them in Rajasthan's Bharatpur Monday, police said.The currency ... Read more...

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One-horned rhino poached in Assam


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 2 (IANS) Forest officials of Kaziranga National Park have recovered a carcass of a one-horned rhino from neighbouring hills in Assam's Karbi Anglong district.The horn of the rhino ... Read more...

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Rosaiah exempted from personal appearance in Hyderabad court


June 29th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 29 (IANS) In a major breather for Tamil Nadu Governor K.Rosaiah, the Andhra Pradesh High Court Friday exempted him from personally appearing in a city court in a ... Read more...

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40 hurt as bus falls off Chennai flyover


June 27th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 27 (IANS) Around 50 bus passengers had a miraculous escape after the vehicle plunged down a flyover in the Tamil Nadu capital city Wednesday afternoon, police said. Around ... Read more...

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Rajasthan girl killed, lover critical in suicide pact


June 27th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 26 (IANS) A 14-year-old girl and her 25-year-old boyfriend consumed poison and then jumped into a well in Rajasthan's Sikar district Monday, police said. She died while his ... Read more...

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Hyderabad court summons Tamil Nadu governor in land case


June 18th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 18 (IANS) In a setback to Tamil Nadu Governor K. Rosaiah, a city court Monday issued summons to him in a case relating to de-notification of a government ... Read more...

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Toxic gases kill four in Rajasthan well


June 17th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 17 (IANS) Four men, aged between 20 and 40 years, Sunday suffocated to death due to poisonous gases in a 30-feet-deep well in Rajasthan, police said.The incident took ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi man arrested in Assam


June 16th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 16 (IANS) A Bangladeshi national was arrested in this main Assam city for illegal stay in India since 1993 and employment in a courier company, police said ... Read more...

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Woman commits suicide, six held in dowry case


June 14th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) A 21-year-old newly-wed woman committed suicide by jumping off the third floor of her house here due to harassment for dowry, police said Thursday. Her ... Read more...

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Man kills cousin’s kids, commits suicide in Rajasthan


June 13th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 13 (IANS) A man jumped in front of a moving train after axing to death two of his cousin's children and injuring two others in Rajasthan's Bundi district ... Read more...

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Bangalore, Pune blasts accused murdered in jail (Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, June 8 (IANS) Suspected Indian Mujahiddeen operative Qateel Mohammed Jaffer Siddiqui, named in the German Bakery blast here and the Bangalore terror attacks, was Friday found murdered inside his ... Read more...

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Girl child found abandoned in Rajasthan


June 5th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 5 (IANS) Police in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh town are looking for parents of an infant girl who was found abandoned at a bus stand Monday evening barely two days ... Read more...

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Anti-government gangs blamed for Syria massacre


June 1st, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A preliminary investigation has showed that anti-government armed groups had carried out last week's massacre in Syria's Houla town, Syrian authorities said.When the massacre took ... Read more...

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