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Journalist kidnapped in Honduras


May 10th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, May 10 (IANS/EFE) A journalist with HRN, one of Honduras' leading radio networks, was kidnapped here Wednesday while driving to work.Alfredo Villatoro was abducted around 4.45 a.m., HRN said ... Read more...

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Three killed in Syrian car blast


March 19th, 2012 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 19 (IANS) At least three people were feared to have been killed in Syria's largest city during a car bomb blast Sunday, RIA Novosti reported.According to state news ... Read more...

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Venezuela nabs three for Mexican envoy’s abduction


February 7th, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, Feb 7 (IANS/EFE) Three people who abducted and later released Mexican Ambassador Carlos Pujalte and his wife Jan 29 in Venezuela have been arrested, a minister said.Among those arrested ... Read more...

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Kashmiri doctor killed in Faridabad crash


May 26th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 26 (IANS) A 27-year-old Kashmiri doctor specialising in emergency medicine was among the 10 people killed when an air ambulance crashed into a residential neighbourhood in Faridabad, Haryana, ... Read more...

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‘A burning plane, a thunderous sound’ - all hell broke loose


May 26th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Faridabad, May 26 (IANS) Staring at the mangled remains of the aircraft and the pile of bricks that once was a house, the nightmare seemed far from over for shocked ... Read more...

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Get glimpses of Tagore family fashion, art


May 4th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) A showcase of the rich sartorial tradition of Rabindranath Tagore's family in Jorasanko and a display of the digital print of his art works will ... Read more...

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Attacks on parliament, mosque thwarted: Rehman Malik


November 26th, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.26 (ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik said the arrest of two would-be suicide attackers by the security forces on Friday thwarted attacks on parliament and a mosque."We have foiled a ... Read more...

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One killed, dozens injured in San Francisco blast (Lead)


September 10th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 10 (DPA) Dozens of people were injured and at least one person was killed when a gas explosion set an entire residential neighbourhood ablaze near San Francisco, news reports ... Read more...

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12 killed in Iraq attacks


August 27th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 27 (DPA) At least 12 people were killed and 23 injured Friday in separate attacks across Iraq that mainly targeted security forces, police said. In the northern city of Mosul, six ... Read more...

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Tagore women brought high fashion to early 20th century Bengal


July 20th, 2010 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The high priestesses of fashion and modern lifestyle in early 20th century Bengal were none other than the women of the Tagore household who lived ... Read more...

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12 die as suicide bomber strikes at Lahore (Third Lead)


March 8th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, March 8 (IANS) Acting once again with impunity, terrorists rammed a car packed with over 600 kg of explosives into a building housing the Federal Investigative Agency (FIA) in the ... Read more...

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Explosive situation at Osmania University (Lead)


February 15th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 14 (IANS) An explosive situation prevailed in Osmania University here Sunday night as violence over Telangana issue, police firing and arson rocked the campus. Police and paramilitary forces laid siege ... Read more...

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Hundreds feared dead in massive earthquake in Haiti (Third Lead)


January 13th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince/Washington, Jan 13 (DPA) Hundreds of people were feared dead Wednesday in Haiti after a major earthquake hit the impoverished Caribbean nation. The 7.0 magnitude quake is thought to be the worst ... Read more...

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Quake destroys homes, damages public buildings in Haiti


January 13th, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 13 (DPA) A quake measuring 7 on the Richter scale destroyed a large number of homes Tuesday in Haiti and caused serious damage to public buildings, including a hospital and ... Read more...

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Third gatecrasher calls himself planner, publisher, philanthropist


January 6th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 6 (IANS) Carlos Allen, identified in media reports as the third "party crasher", who attended President Barack Obama's state dinner for Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, is ... Read more...

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Optimism, enthusiasm mark centenary of capital Pujas (With Image)


September 21st, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The economic downturn has taken some glitter off the Durga Puja this year, the centenary year, in the capital. Enthusiasm and a peaceful run-up to ... Read more...

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My daughter works for drug cartel: Mexican police chief


August 20th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Aug 20 (EFE) The police chief of the Monterrey suburb of Apodaca in Mexico has said that his daughter, who was arrested in a shoot-out between soldiers and gunmen, worked ... Read more...

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Indonesian military plane crash kills 97 (Third Lead)


May 20th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 20 (DPA) At least 97 people were killed when an Indonesian military plane with more than 100 people on board crashed Wednesday into a residential neighbourhood in East Java province, ... Read more...

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78 dead in Indonesian military plane crash (Second Lead)


May 20th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 20 (DPA) At least 78 people were killed when an Indonesian military plane with more than 100 people on board crashed Wednesday into a residential neighbourhood in East Java province, ... Read more...

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Tanks enter Bangladesh Rifles headquarters, search on for missing officers


February 27th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 27 (IANS) Army tanks rolled into the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) headquarters, where mutinous troopers who had battled the army for 33-hours had been holed up, in the capital city Friday ... Read more...

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Elderly insecure in former pensioners’ paradise


January 28th, 2009 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 28 (IANS) The phone that rings when you dial 1090 has hardly stopped ringing in the past nearly 20 days. It is the Elders Helpline, a service to address issues ... Read more...

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A walk in the park improves concentration in kids with ADHD


October 16th, 2008 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Illinois have suggested that a dose of nature may help improve concentration in kids with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).In a study, ... Read more...

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A bird sanctuary in the heart of a busy city (Letter from Chandigarh)


October 6th, 2008 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 6 (IANS) In the heart of a bustling residential neighbourhood here exists a bird sanctuary - where at least 50,000 parrots dwell.Every morning, residents of the posh Sector 21 - ... Read more...

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UN fortifies its offices in Pak in view of terror threats


August 27th, 2008 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Aug 27 (ANI): As a precautionary measure, the UN has fortified all its offices in Pakistan following security concerns and general terror threats, especially in the wake of high ... Read more...

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Syria denies probing Hezbollah commander’s killing


February 17th, 2008 - 3:07 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Damascus, Feb 17 (Xinhua) Syria has denied media reports on the formation of a joint committee with Iran and Hezbollah to investigate the assassination of Hezbollah commander Imad Moughniyah, the official SANA ... Read more...

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Israel issues global terror warning amid Hezbollah threat


February 15th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Jerusalem, Feb 15 (Xinhua) The Israeli Counter Terrorism Bureau has issued a worldwide travel advisory, warning Israelis against possible abduction attempts abroad in the wake of the assassination of Hezbollah commander Imad ... Read more...

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