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US consulate in Chennai closed till Wednesday


September 17th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) The US consulate here has been closed for three days starting Monday following the protests outside its premises on the US-made anti-Islam film, it was announced."The ... Read more...

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UN Security Council condemns Iraq terror attacks


September 12th, 2012 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
United Nations (IANS), Sep 12"The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the wave of terrorist attacks across Iraq on Sept. 8 and 9 causing numerous deaths ... Read more...

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Rajasthan colleges told to set up anti-ragging panels


September 11th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 11 (IANS) Rajasthan government has directed all government colleges in the state to form anti-ragging committees to curb harassment of junior students, officials said Tuesday.A committee at ... 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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Jail official shot at in Navi Mumbai


September 9th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) An official of Taloja jail in Maharashtra's Thane district was injured when he was shot at by some assailants, police said. Personal rivalry is believed to ... Read more...

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Flat seized from Italian mafia to become kids’ home


September 7th, 2012 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 7 (IANS/AKI) Authorities in the Italian capital are converting an apartment that belonged to a mafia boss into a shelter for vulnerable children, officials said.The director of the ... Read more...

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Banerjee continues to attack media on dengue coverage


September 7th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) Continuing her tirade against the media on its coverage of the West Bengal dengue outbreak, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday claimed that it was now ... Read more...

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Six turtles seized from Odisha hospital pool, one held


September 5th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 5 (IANS) Forest officials seized six fresh water turtles from the premises of a private hospital in Odisha and arrested one person for illegally confining the amphibians, an ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves quota in promotions


September 4th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The union cabinet Tuesday approved quota in promotions for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, a move that was discussed at an all-party meeting last month.The ... Read more...

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Three Nicaragua cops dishonourably discharged


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Managua, Sep 3 (IANS/EFE) Nicaraguan police have announced the dishonourable discharge of three officers accused of raping a mentally challenged 12-year-old girl.Police spokesman Fernando Borge told reporters that the dismissed ... Read more...

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Nearly 150 Vietnamese migrants held in Russia


August 30th, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police in Russia have discovered at least 142 undocumented migrant workers from Vietnam who were making clothes in the Moscow region, the interior ministry said.None ... Read more...

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TDP legislators protest at Reddy’s office


August 28th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 27 (IANS) In an unprecedented move, the legislators of main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in Andhra Pradesh continued their protest in the chief minister's office late Monday ... Read more...

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Prisoner escapes from Jammu high security jail


August 22nd, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 22 (IANS) A prisoner escaped Wednesday from a high security jail in Kathua of Jammu region which houses many hardcore militants, an official said.A jail official told IANS ... Read more...

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Escaped criminal recaptured in Rajasthan


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 21 (IANS) A criminal was recaptured Tuesday a day after he and nine other prisoners escaped from a jail in Rajasthan's Rajsamand district after beating up six guards, ... Read more...

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10 prisoners escape from Rajasthan jail


August 20th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 20 (IANS) Ten prisoners escaped from a jail in Rajasthan's Rajsamand district after beating up six duty guards Monday. Three of the jail-breakers were later recaptured while others ... Read more...

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Minors rescued from Delhi brothel


August 18th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Four girls and women from Karnataka were Saturday rescued from a red light area here and a brothel owner was arrested, police said.The victims, aged ... Read more...

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India’s I-Day celebrated in Kuwait (With Image)


August 15th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 15 (IANS) India's 66th Independence Day was celebrated Wednesday in Kuwait by the Indian community.The Independence Day was celebrated at the Indian embassy premises where the national flag ... Read more...

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11 knifed to death in Kazakhstan


August 15th, 2012 - 3:14 am ICT by IANS
Astana, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A total of 11 bodies have been found with stab wounds in Kazakhstan, police said.A criminal investigation has been opened into the apparent killings of ... Read more...

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Five die in platinum mine violence in South Africa


August 14th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 14 (IANS) Five people have been killed in violence at a platinum mine in northern South Africa, police said. A policeman was hacked to death at Lonmin's platinum ... Read more...

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Jammu prisoners participate in kite flying festival


August 10th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 10 (IANS) The staff and prisoners of Kot Bhalwal Jail, on the outskirts of Jammu city, together celebrated the Janmashtami, birthday of Lord Krishna, by taking part in ... Read more...

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‘Over 50 percent Anganwadi facilities minus toilets’


August 9th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Over fifty percent Anganwadi centres providing basic child development services across the country exist without toilets, the Rajya Sabha was informed Thursday."There were 13,17,008 Anganwadi ... Read more...

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Man robbed at Noida mall, two hurt in shootout


August 6th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Aug 6 (IANS) In a daylight robbery at the Great India Place mall in Sector 39 Monday, three men robbed a man of several lakhs of rupees and shot ... Read more...

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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...

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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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CBI arrests two PNB officials accepting bribe


July 29th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation arrested two senior officials of Punjab National Bank (PNB) while accepting a nearly Rs.2 crore bribe, an official said Saturday."Manibhushan, who ... Read more...

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Goa to spend Rs.36 crore to battle sea erosion


July 25th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 25 (IANS) The Goa government will spend Rs.36 crore to save the popular Sinquerim-Baga beach stretch in north Goa from sea erosion.The beach stretch, located a short distance ... Read more...

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Akbarabadi Mosque: LG urges people to exercise restraint


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Delhi Lieutenant Governor (LG) Tejinder Khanna Monday appealed to people to exercise restraint and respect the Delhi High court order on the purported excavated mosque ... Read more...

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Rajasthan school teacher beats kids, held


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 22 (IANS) A Rajasthan government school teacher was arrested Sunday for severely beating up a group of five children from nearby colonies for playing in the premises and ... Read more...

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Court allows Jagan to vote in presidential election


July 17th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 17 (IANS) A special court Monday permitted jailed YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy and former state minister Mopidevi Venkatramna to cast their votes in the Presidential ... Read more...

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Four-year-old kidnapped from Delhi hospital


July 17th, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) A four-year-old boy has been kidnapped from the premises of Delhi's Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, police said Monday.According to police, Faizan had come to hospital ... Read more...

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Minor girl killed by leopard in Mumbai suburb


July 16th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) The body of a seven-year-old girl, who was attacked and dragged away by a leopard late Sunday, has been recovered from the Sanjay Gandhi National Park ... Read more...

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Visva-Bharati row: Varsity regrets incident, asks girl to return


July 12th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) Six days after a 10-year-old student was made to lick her own urine in West Bengal's Visva-Bharati campus as a punishment for bedwetting, the university expressed ... Read more...

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Hooker Donna Asutaits jailed for tax evasion


July 10th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) High-class hooker Donna Asutaits has been jailed for tax evasion. She, herself said that she had been in this business for around a decade.Donna used to charge ... Read more...

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Viswa-Bharati shocker: PMO seeks report, earden gets bail (Roundup)


July 9th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The case of a Class 5 student allegedly made to drink her own urine in West Bengal's Viswa-Bharati campus, founded by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, ... Read more...

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Viswa-Bharati row: Warden gets bail, court censures police (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 9 (IANS) The case of a Class 5 student being allegedly made to drink her own urine at a school in West Bengal's Viswa-Bharati, founded by Nobel laureate ... Read more...

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