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Human life is precious, explain miners’s death: Court to Meghalaya


August 2nd, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 2 (IANS) The Shillong bench of the Gauhati High Court has registered a public interest litigation on the recent deaths of 15 coal miners in Meghalaya's South Garo ... Read more...

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Puerto Rico rocked by boy’s death from malnutrition


November 22nd, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, Nov 22 (IANS/EFE) A four-year-old boy who weighed just 6.3 kg died Monday in a hospital in Puerto Rico's capital.The child was brought to San Juan's Pavia Hospital ... Read more...

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Al-qaeda not on rise in Afghanistan: Gen Patraeus


April 10th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Apr 10 (ANI): General David Patraeus, the commander of NATO and US forces in Afghanistan, has said that he disagrees that the militant Islamist group al-qaeda is making a come back ... Read more...

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Wildlife experts concern over recent tiger deaths in Rajasthan.


February 15th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by ANI
Ranthambore, Feb 15 (ANI) : Wildlife experts have expressed concern over the increasing number of tiger death in Ranthambore and Sariska tiger sanctuaries in Rajasthan.Manish Saxena, a wildlife expert, on Tuesday said ... Read more...

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PM announces visa on arrival for four Asean countries


October 30th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain Hanoi, Oct 30 (IANS) Nationals from Cambodia, Vietnam, the Philippines and Laos would be given visa on arrival from Jan 1, 2011, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced here ... Read more...

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Death toll rises to 41 in Thailand’s flood-stricken areas


October 25th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll has risen to 41 in Thailand's flood-stricken provinces, the National Institute of Emergency Management said Monday."Water is flowing into the Chao Phraya at Ayutthaya's ... Read more...

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Assam villagers poisoning elephants to prevent attacks


October 14th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Oct 14 (IANS) Human-elephant conflict has reached alarming proportions in Assam with at least four wild Asiatic elephants being poisoned by the villagers in the past one week, ... Read more...

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What the PM said in his first remarks on Kashmir unrest


August 10th, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday made a fresh initiative to address the unrest in the Kashmir Valley as he urged the people, particularly the youth, to ... Read more...

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Prime Minister urges political parties to listen to Kashmiri youth


August 10th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.10 (ANI): Appealing to all groups to join the dialogue process and asking political parties to listen to the voice of Kashmiri youth, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on ... Read more...

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Angry protestors burn govt vehicles, Geelani appeals for peace


August 4th, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez ButtSrinagar, Aug.4 (ANI): Continuing with their violent protests over the recent deaths during clashes with the police, groups of people burnt three govt vehicles and damaged many others at different ... Read more...

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Six soldiers, 15 civilians killed in Afghanistan


July 31st, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 30 (DPA) Six NATO-led soldiers were killed in separate attacks in southern Afghanistan, while 15 Afghan civilians died in violence elsewhere in the country, officials said Friday. Two soldiers affiliated ... Read more...

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Kashmir parties for independent probe into civilian killings (Roundup)


July 12th, 2010 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 12 (IANS) The all-party meeting convened by the Jammu and Kashmir government Monday decided to set up an independent commission to probe the killing of 14 civilians in firing ... Read more...

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All-party meeting ends in Srinagar


July 12th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 12 (IANS) The all-party meeting convened by Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah ended Monday evening with participants saying an independent enquiry will be carried out into the ... Read more...

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Congress, BJP sympathise with security forces in Kashmir (Roundup)


June 29th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday sought to highlight the adversity faced by the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of unrest over the killings of ... Read more...

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BJP defends security forces in Kashmir


June 29th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday came out in support of security forces in Jammu and Kashmir even as they were under attack for firing on ... Read more...

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Be cautious in Kashmir, political parties to security forces


June 28th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The Congress Monday led political parties in demanding that the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir exercise caution to prevent civilians from coming under fire, while ... Read more...

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Omar assures action against anyone found guilty of youth killings


June 23rd, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, June 23 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday assured action against those responsible for the recent killings of youth in the State.Speaking to the local media, ... Read more...

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Cyber-Bullying To Fall Under Criminal Offence Under The New Anti-Bullying Law


May 4th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Boston, May 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to latest reports the anti-bullying bill which was passed by the Massachusetts assembly recently has been signed by the Governor on Monday. The Governor ... Read more...

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Apex court acquits 19 rioters due to high court’s legal error


November 8th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Rana Ajit New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court has acquitted 19 rioters, allegedly responsible for murdering 5 people during a riot in an Andhra Pradesh village in 2000, due to ... Read more...

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Indore Zoo officials removed for deaths of animals


September 22nd, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Sep 22 (IANS) Stung by a series of deaths in the Indore zoo, including that of a white tiger cub, the civic agency has removed more than 25 employees, including the ... Read more...

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Rising deaths of captive animals, PETA wants zoos closed


September 16th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Citing deaths of animals in captivity, activists of the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India Wednesday staged a demonstration in front of the Central ... Read more...

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Preston won’t talk about son in public


August 30th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Londno, Aug 30 (IANS) Hollywood actress Kelly Preston has cancelled plans to talk in public about the death of her son Jett because she's still wracked with grief. Jett, 16, died accidentally ... Read more...

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Three Canadian soldiers killed in Afghanistan


March 4th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 4 (DPA) Three Canadian soldiers were killed in a roadside bomb blast in southern Afghanistan, NATO said Wednesday. The soldiers, part of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), were killed ... Read more...

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New method can detect contaminants in life-saving drug


November 18th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) A simple, inexpensive method for detecting contaminants in heparin has been devised by Michigan University researchers.Heparin, a blood-thinning drug, although very effective against clots in veins, arteries and ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh told to submit report on childcare centres


September 27th, 2008 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Sep 27 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh High Court has sought a report from the state chief secretary on the management of anganwadi (mother and child welfare) centres following a public interest ... Read more...

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No food no vote, decide Madhya Pradesh villagers


September 4th, 2008 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Sep 4 (IANS) People from 150 villages of Madhya Pradesh's Satna district, where malnutrition has led to 42 deaths in the last three months, have decided to boycott elections if the ... Read more...

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Olympics may make China more obdurate over Tibet (Commentary)


August 14th, 2008 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayank Chhaya The Dalai Lama's reported acceptance of Communist Party rule in Tibet as a gesture of sincerity to bring the resolution of the Tibetan issue within grasp is bit of a ... Read more...

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Gujarat asked to respond to bail plea of Asaram’s son


August 14th, 2008 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 13 (IANS) The Indore bench of the Madhya Pradesh High Court Wednesday issued notice to the Gujarat government on a bail petition filed by Asaram Bapu's son Narayan Sai. Sai ... Read more...

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Three British soldiers killed in Afghanistan (Lead)


June 9th, 2008 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua London, June 9 (Xinhua) Three British soldiers were killed and two injured Monday in a suicide attack in Afghanistan, the defence ministry here said. The soldiers, from the 2nd Battalion Parachute Regiment, ... Read more...

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Three British soldiers killed in Afghanistan


June 9th, 2008 - 8:59 am ICT by IANS
Xinhua London, June 9 (Xinhua) British defence ministry has confirmed that three British soldier have been killed in a suicide attack in Afghanistan, with two others injured. The soldiers, from the 2nd Battalion ... Read more...

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Raids against bootleggers, 14 arrested, three cops injured


May 31st, 2008 - 9:39 pm ICT by admin
Puducherry, May 31 (IANS) Day long raids to curb the menace of illicit liquor led to arrest of 14 people Saturday in Puducherry while three policemen were injured due to stone-pelting and ... Read more...

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16 arrested for burning alive woman in Chhattisgarh


March 27th, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by admin
Raipur, March 27 (IANS) Sixteen people including five women have been arrested for allegedly burning alive a 40-yr-old tribal woman in Korea district of Chhattisgarh after beating her for hours with hot ... Read more...

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