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Shutdown in Kerala over CPI-M leader’s arrest


August 2nd, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 2 (IANS) Normal life was affected in Kerala Thursday as the state observed a shutdown on a call given by the opposition CPI-M to protest the arrest of ... Read more...

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‘Budget may not check diesel subsidy misuse’


March 17th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) The union budget has failed to take steps to stop the misuse of diesel subsidy by private cars, said advocacy organisation Centre for Science ... Read more...

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Violence in Anantnag after youth run over by army vehicle (Lead)


March 10th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 10 (IANS) Two policemen were injured as violence erupted in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag town Saturday after a young man was run over by an army vehicle, police ... Read more...

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Pune stunned as rogue bus driver crushes eight (Second Intro Roundup)


January 25th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 25 (IANS) Eight people were crushed to death and 29 injured when a rogue bus driver sped through busy streets here Wednesday, knocking down motorists, pedestrians and vehicles ... Read more...

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Pune stunned as rogue bus driver crushes nine (Intro Roundup)


January 25th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 25 (IANS) Nine people were crushed to death and two dozen injured when a rogue bus driver sped through busy streets here Wednesday, knocking down motorists, pedestrians and ... Read more...

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Nine die as bus driver goes berserk in busy Pune (Roundup)


January 25th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 25 (IANS) Nine people were killed and two dozen were injured when a rogue bus driver sped through busy streets here Wednesday, crushing motorists, pedestrians and vehicles and ... Read more...

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Automakers confident of China market despite slowing sales


November 24th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 24 (IANS) Senior executives from major automakers attending the ongoing Guangzhou Auto Show have expressed their confidence in China's car market, forecasting an overall growth of 5 to ... Read more...

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Four die in 50-vehicle pile-up in Chile


October 13th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, Oct 13 (IANS/EFE) At least four people died and 20 were injured in a 50-vehicle pile-up on the highway linking this Chile capital with its busiest seaport, police ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now, lease an electric car in Paris


October 2nd, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 2 (IANS) People visiting Paris will now be able to enjoy a new public service -- leasing an electric car! This new mode of transport launched Sunday in ... Read more...

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18,000 pilgrims proceed towards Amarnath cave shrine


June 30th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 30 (IANS) More than 18,000 pilgrims were Thursday allowed to move towards the Amarnath cave shrine in Jammu and Kashmir on the second day of the annual ... Read more...

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Three cops suspended for vandalism in Chandigarh


June 23rd, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 23 (IANS) Three constables of the Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB) have been suspended after they were found guilty of damaging public and private property during a clash, Chandigarh ... Read more...

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22 foreigners hurt in Haryana accident


May 31st, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Madhuban (Haryana), May 31 (IANS) Around 35 people, including 22 foreigners, were injured Tuesday morning in Haryana after their tourist bus collided with a truck, said the police. The accident ... Read more...

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Hindus in Bangladesh take holy dip in Brahmaputra (Lead)


April 11th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 11 (IANS) For Hindus in Bangladesh it was a sacred day as in their thousands they took the holy dip in the Brahmaputra river Monday on the ... Read more...

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Tens of thousands of Bangladeshi Hindus take holy bath


April 11th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 11 (IANS) Tens of thousands of Bangladeshi Hindus Monday took holy bath in the tributaries of the Brahmaputra river on the occasion of "astami snan".The two-day bathing ritual ... Read more...

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Traffic off road in Jammu to protest Omar’s remarks


November 27th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 27 (IANS) All commercial and commuter traffic stayed off the roads in the Jammu region Saturday morning after a protest call by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) against Chief ... Read more...

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Malaika Arora Khan Creates Waves In Pakistan With Her ‘Munni’ Act


November 22nd, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Dabangg has not only ruled Indian theaters this year but has been a blockbuster in our neighboring country Pakistan. Apart from the film’s hero Salman Khan, Malaika is another name that ... Read more...

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Taxis and rickshaws make a killing in Kolkata


September 7th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) As the one-day nationwide strike crippled life in West Bengal Tuesday, the taxi drivers and rickshaw pullers of Kolkata were in a festive mood as they made a ... Read more...

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Jennifer Aniston Found Enjoying Romantic Dinner Date With Harry Morton


September 6th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Sep 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) If it was actor Christopher Gartin a few months ago, then it is Hard Rock Cafe heir Harry Morton now who is being linked amorously to ... Read more...

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Chinese traffic police to set up chopper squad


August 3rd, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) China will set up a helicopter squad to cope with traffic congestion on the busy roads of Shanghai, the country's financial hub. The squad equipped with four helicopters, ... Read more...

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30 killed in Karachi after MQM lawmaker’s killing (Lead)


August 3rd, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Aug 3 (IANS) The murder of MQM leader Raza Haider, a member of the Sindh provincial assembly, in Pakistan's financial hub Karachi, sparked riots that left 30 people ... Read more...

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14 killed, over 50 hurt in Karachi after killing of MQM minister


August 3rd, 2010 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Aug 3 (IANS) Panic and fear gripped Karachi, Pakistan's largest city and financial hub, on Monday afternoon following the murder of a member of Sindh provincial assembly Raza ... Read more...

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Dhaka workers go on rampage to protest new wage structure (Lead)


July 30th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 30 (IANS) Thousands of readymade garment workers Friday rampaged through different parts of the national capital to protest the new wage structure announced for them by the government. The angry workers ... Read more...

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Jackie Shroff inaugurates BEST’s eco-friendly buses (With Images)


July 4th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) Mumbaikars will now be able to commute long distances to offices and back home in style in the air-conditioned comfort of eco-friendly BEST buses launched by Bollywood actor ... Read more...

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Life in Kolkata goes haywire after monsoon rains


June 28th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 28 (IANS) Traffic snarls and waterlogging threw normal life out of gear in this West Bengal capital following heavy monsoon rains for over an hour Monday. Several schools declared a holiday ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

23 killed, dozens injured in Somalia fighting


June 3rd, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, June 3 (DPA) At least 23 people have been killed and 61 injured in fighting between Islamist insurgents and African Union-backed government forces in the Somali capital Mogadishu, officials said Thursday. Fighters ... Read more...

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Water enters Punjab town after canal breach


February 18th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Talwandi Sabo (Punjab), Feb 18 (IANS) Water entered several parts of this Sikh religious town Thursday following a breach in an irrigation canal, affecting normal life and forcing the authorities to initiate ... Read more...

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BJP’s Bengal strike gets partial response, activists run amok (Second Lead)


November 30th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists burnt buses, damaged vehicles and ransacked offices in several parts of West Bengal as a 12-hour shutdown called by the party to ... Read more...

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Kolkata civic body to regulate night parking


November 16th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 16 (IANS) It is bad news for those who are in the habit of parking their vehicles just about anywhere at night. The Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) is set to ... Read more...

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No proposal to restrict car use in Delhi: Minister


August 3rd, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) There is no proposal by the government to restrict the use of private cars in the capital in order to cut carbon dioxide emissions, nor is there ... Read more...

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A chronology of Delhi Metro accidents


July 12th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The collapse of an under-construction Delhi Metro bridge in south Delhi that killed five people Sunday is the worst accident so far involving the mass transport system ... Read more...

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Jacko remembered by fans at Apollo Theater in New York


June 28th, 2009 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 28 (ANI): Hundreds of Michael Jackson's fans paid tribute to the late legend at the Apollo Theater in New York, say reports. Locals, tourists and fans celebrated Jackson's ... Read more...

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Punjab unrest: 25,000 passengers stranded in Jammu


May 26th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 26 (IANS) Over 25,000 stranded passengers, including pilgrims to the Vaishno Devi shrine, were battling scorching heat at the railway station here Tuesday following disruption of train service due to ... Read more...

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Defiant Sharif exhorts Pakistanis to commence `Long March


March 15th, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar.15 (ANI): A defiant former Pakistan Prime Minister and chief of the opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Nawaz Sharif, on Sunday exhorted all Pakistanis to come out onto the streets ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Smugglers pump cooking gas into Gaza


December 19th, 2008 - 8:12 am ICT by IANS
Gaza City, Dec 19 (DPA) Palestinian smugglers have for the first time succeeded in pumping cooking gas into the Gaza Strip via pipelines installed in an underground tunnel, tunnel owners said Thursday.The ... Read more...

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93 hostages rescued from terror-struck Trident-Oberoi hotel


November 28th, 2008 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov.28 (ANI): At least 93 hostages have been evacuated from the terror struck Trident-Oberoi Hotel in Mumbai, many of them being foreign nationals. These people left in private cars and ... Read more...

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