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11 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan


September 9th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 9 (IANS) Afghan police and army, backed by the NATO-led coalition forces, have killed 11 Taliban militants in different provinces since Saturday, the country's Interior Ministry said ... Read more...

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16 killed in Afghan terror attack


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 2 (IANS) Armed men opened indiscriminate fire and killed 16 civilians Sunday in northern Afghanistan to avenge a Taliban attack, Xinhua reports.The attack took place in Kanam ... Read more...

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Kerala legislator gets bail in murder case


August 21st, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 21 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) legislator T.V. Rajesh was Tuesday granted bail by the Kerala High Court in the murder of Indian Union Muslim League worker ... Read more...

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US judge throws out whistleblower case against Infosys


August 21st, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) Indian information technology giant Infosys has won a lawsuit filed against it by a former employee who alleged that it illegally used foreign workers on client ... Read more...

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India raises social media misuse with Pakistan, situation normal in south (Roundup)


August 19th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) India Sunday took up the issue of social media sites' misuse by Pakistan-based elements in whipping up communal sentiments in the country with Pakistan, ... Read more...

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India raises social media sites’ misuse with Pakistan


August 19th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Sunday raised the issue of misuse of social media sites by Pakistan-based elements in whipping up communal sentiments with ... Read more...

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No exodus of northeast people from Bihar: Modi


August 18th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 18 (IANS) Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi Saturday said there was no report of exodus of northeast people from the state while security has been ... Read more...

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Thousands of fleeing northeastern people reach Guwahati


August 18th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 18 (IANS) Frustration and despair etched on their faces at leaving their jobs, thousands of people from the northeast, mostly youth, arrived in Guwahati Saturday on the three ... Read more...

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Muslims tell northeast people to remain in Bangalore


August 16th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 16 (IANS) Muslim leaders and Islamic organisations Thursday appealed to the northeast people, especially students, to remain in Bangalore and not to believe in rumours that they would ... Read more...

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Ensure safety of people from northeast, BJP tells government


August 16th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The government should ensure the safety of people from the northeast, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj said here Thursday. She added that ... Read more...

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CPI(M) MLA Rajesh denied bail, Jayarajan’s remand extended


August 14th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur, Kerala Aug 14 (IANS) While arrested CPI(M) legislator T.V. Rajesh's bail plea was dismissed, the judicial remand of party leader and Kannur district secretary P. Jayarajan was extended till ... Read more...

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Two Pakistani soldiers killed in cross-border attack


August 9th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 9 (IANS) Two Pakistani soldiers were killed Thursday when millitants across the Afghan border attacked a check post with automatic weapons.The incident took place in Upper Dir ... Read more...

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Kerala CPI-M leader held for murder, party calls shutdown (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 1 (IANS) Kerala CPI-M leader P. Jayarajan was Wednesday arrested and jailed in connection with the murder of Indian Union Muslim League worker Abdul Shukoor in February. His ... Read more...

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Kerala CPI-M leader arrested in murder case


August 1st, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 1 (IANS) Veteran Kerala Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader P. Jayarajan was Wednesday arrested and jailed in connection with the murder of Indian Union Muslim League worker ... Read more...

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US, Pakistan ink NATO transit deal


July 31st, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US and Pakistan Tuesday signed a deal formalising an agreement on NATO supplies to Afghanistan through Pakistani territory, US media reported.Pakistan had closed ... Read more...

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Morocco, Syria declare each other’s envoys persona non grata


July 16th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rabat, July 16 (IANS) The Moroccan government Monday declared the Syrian ambassador to its country persona non grata in the wake of last week's carnage at Syria's Traimseh town. In ... Read more...

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Pakistan protests Afghan attack (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) Pakistan Monday protested to Afghanistan a cross-border attack by militants on a checkpost that killed six Pakistani soldiers.The Pakistani Taliban, which operates from the border ... Read more...

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US seeks to mend ties with Pakistan


June 23rd, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) The US government looks forward to working with Pakistan's newly-elected Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf to bring the strained relations between the two countries back ... Read more...

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Over 100 killed in Nigerian church attacks : UN


June 23rd, 2012 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 23 (IANS) The UN human rights office has reported killing of over 100 people in Nigeria following attacks on churches by a radical Islamic group since ... Read more...

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Villagers kill six lions in Kenya


June 21st, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, June 21 (IANS) As many as six lions have been killed by residents of a village on the outskirts of Kenyan capital Nairobi as human-wildlife conflict escalates in the ... Read more...

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Elephant herd kills two, injures child in Assam


June 18th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 18 (IANS) A couple was killed and their minor daughter injured as a herd of about 30 elephants strayed into a tea estate in Assam's Nagaon district, police ... Read more...

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Norway kids in new family row


May 25th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) Within a month of their return to India, two NRI children, who were earlier taken into foster-care by the Norwegian Childcare Services, find themselves in a ... Read more...

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Militant killed in infiltration bid on LoC


May 22nd, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 22 (IANS) A suspected militant trying to enter Indian territory was killed in a gun battle with the army in Rajouri district along the Line of Control in ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber gunned down in Pakistan


April 27th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) A suicide bomber was shot dead and two of his companions sustained bullet injuries Thursday before they could attack a bus carrying Shia pilgrims in Pakistan's ... Read more...

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Journalist slain in Brazil


April 25th, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 25 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian political reporter and blogger Decio Sa was gunned down at a bar in Sao Luis, capital of the northern state of Maranhao, police ... Read more...

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Two 1993 Jaipur blast accused jailed


April 24th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 24 (IANS) A designated TADA court here Tuesday convicted two men, Jalees Ansari and Abrar Rehmat Ansari, for a 1993 terror attack in Jaipur and jailed them for ... Read more...

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North Korea threatens South Korean president


April 23rd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang , April 23 (IANS) North Korea has threatened to launch "special operations" against South Korea's president, the official KCNA news agency said Monday.A special mission team of the Korean ... Read more...

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Pune FC thrash HAL 5-1 in U-20 I-League


April 20th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Navi Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Pune FC registered their best-ever win in the Under-20 I-League football, beating Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Bangalore 5-1 in their opening at the Father Agnel ... Read more...

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Annadale: Shanta Kumar says security important than stadium


April 18th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla/New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) In a snub to his own party's government in Himachal Pradesh, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national vice president Shanta Kumar Wednesday said "national security ... Read more...

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Mayawati warns against razing statues


April 14th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 14 (IANS) Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and national president of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Mayawati Saturday warned the state government not to touch the statues ... Read more...

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US auto parts retailer settles lawsuit with Sikh employee


April 12th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 12 (IANS) US national auto parts retailer AutoZone has agreed to pay $75,000 to a Sikh convert to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit alleging he was not ... Read more...

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‘Qatar needs to ensure better protection of Indian workers’ (Lead)


April 7th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Doha, April 7 (IANS) The Indian diaspora in Qatar, constituting nearly one-third of the Gulf country's population, has called for better protection of their interests, especially of low ... Read more...

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‘Qatar needs to ensure better protection of Indian workers’


April 7th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Doha, April 7 (IANS) The Indian diaspora in Qatar, constituting nearly one-third of the Gulf country's population, has called for better protection of their interests, especially of low ... Read more...

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Family of Indian jailed in Spain to move European court


March 29th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) The family of Mumbai businessman Roshan Jamal Khan is set to move the European Court of Human Rights against a Spanish court for wrongly convicting ... Read more...

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UN official warns Sri Lanka over reprisals


March 24th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) A UN human rights official has warned Sri Lanka against possible attacks on its rights activists after a UN body passed a resolution decrying rights violations ... Read more...

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