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Police find suicide note in BBA student’s death


September 5th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) A suicide note provided by the wife of Paras Bhasin, a 23-year BBA student whose severed body was recovered on a railway track here has ... Read more...

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Body in pieces: Police question victim’s friend


September 4th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Three days after a 23-year-old BBA student's chopped body was found on railway tracks here, police Tuesday questioned a woman, whom the victim secretly married, ... Read more...

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Russell Crowe rescued by coast guard


September 4th, 2012 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 4 (IANS) Actor Russell Crowe was involved in a dramatic sea rescue after a kayaking trip went wrong.The "Gladiator" star and a friend paddled out to ... Read more...

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Body of BBA student found in pieces in Delhi


September 3rd, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The chopped body of a 23-year-old Bachelor of Business Administrative (BBA) student, with the head missing, were found near a railway track here, police said ... Read more...

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Exodus reversed: Special train to Bangalore leaves Guwahati


September 1st, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 1 (IANS) A special train to Bangalore left a railway station here Saturday afternoon to help people from the northeast return to their places of study or work ... Read more...

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3 militiamen, over 20 militants killed in Pakistan clashes


August 25th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) At least three militiamen and over 20 militants were killed in clashes between Pakistani troops and militants in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of Bajaur Saturday afternoon, ... Read more...

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Independent Maharashtra legislator to rejoin Shiv Sena


August 25th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) Independent legislator from Aurangabad Pradeep Jaiswal Saturday decided rejoin Shiv Sena after meeting party chief Bal Thackeray, a party leader said.He had earlier quit after ... Read more...

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China hunts for serial killer


August 13th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 13 (IANS) China has launched a manhunt for a serial killer who has murdered as many as nine people, a media report said.The search is on in Chongqing ... Read more...

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Jethmalani to challenge Geelani’s house arrest


August 4th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 4 (IANS) Former union law minister and senior counsel Ram Jethmalani has decided to challenge in the Supreme Court the continued house arrest of separatist leader Syed Ali ... Read more...

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Three killed in Kashmir gas cylinder explosion (Third Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 28 (IANS) Three women tourists from Maharashtra were killed and four others were injured in Kashmir's Anantnag district Saturday when a gas cylinder on their vehicle exploded, police ... Read more...

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Mosque area tense, many held for stoning cops (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The area close to an upcoming mosque at an excavated site near the Jama Masjid remained tense Sunday after a number of people were arrested ... Read more...

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NCP unhappy in Maharashtra also


July 21st, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Firing another salvo at the Congress, the NCP Saturday claimed that it was unhappy with it in Maharashtra too, and alleged the party was "not consulted" ... Read more...

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Ailing Rajesh Khanna admitted to hospital


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Veteran film star Rajesh Khanna was admitted to the Lilavati Hospital here Saturday afternoon, said a hospital source."Rajesh Khanna has been admitted here today (Saturday) ... Read more...

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Two central government employees murdered in Lucknow


June 18th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 18 (IANS) An electrician and a peon, both employees of a central government enterprise, were found killed in their office here, Uttar Pradesh Police said Monday.The bodies of ... Read more...

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Death at Guwahati airport raises questions on facilities


June 16th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 16 (IANS) The death of a passenger at the Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International (LGBI) Airport in Guwahati Saturday raised serious questions about the facilities available at the airport.Narendra ... Read more...

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Explosives-laden truck hijacked, recovered in Jharkhand


June 9th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 9 (IANS) A hijacked truck laden with explosives was recovered in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh district Saturday afternoon, police said. Two people have been arrested.According to police, the truck was ... Read more...

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One dead in stampede during ‘fish prasadam’ distribution (Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 8 (IANS) One person was killed and 30 others were injured in a stampede here Friday during the distribution of the famous 'fish prasadam' medicine that some believe ... Read more...

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Showers bring brief respite in Agra


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 2 (IANS) Welcome showers Saturday afternoon brought the temperature down by a few notches in the Taj city that had been reeling under intense heat wave conditions for ... Read more...

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BBC comes under fire for broadcasting film containing nudity at lunchtime


May 30th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The BBC has received numerous complaints for broadcasting at 1.45 pm a 2004 Hollywood version of Shakespeare's 'The Merchant Of Venice', which features nudity. The film ... Read more...

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Torres defends his selection in Spain’s Euro squad


May 29th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 29 (IANS) Spain's out of form striker Fernando Torres defended coach Vicente del Bosque's decision to include him in the 2012 Euro squad ahead of Valencia's Roberto ... Read more...

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Newlywed found stabbed to death in wedding dress


May 15th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) A newlywed bride in the US was found stabbed to death in her bathtub. She was in her wedding dress.Police believe Estrella Carrera, 25, was a ... Read more...

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Munda: I am fine, will soon get back to work


May 12th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 12 (IANS) A couple of days after he suffered multiple injuries in a chopper crash, Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Saturday said he would soon get back to ... Read more...

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Carter, O’Sullivan set up second final encounter at snooker


May 6th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield (England), May 6 (IANS) Ronnie O'Sullivan and Ali Carter will meet each other in the World Snooker Championship final for the second time, after they both survived the last-four ... Read more...

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One dead, over 100 injured in US tent collapse


April 29th, 2012 - 7:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) At least one person was killed and over 100 others were injured in a US city after a large tent collapsed in a stormy weather, a ... Read more...

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Armed Maoists receive interlocutors in Chhattisgarh jungle (Lead)


April 28th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 28 (IANS) Armed Maoists received both of their interlocutors, bearing the Chhattisgarh government's response to their demands for release of abducted Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon, in ... Read more...

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Eagle tries to snatch woman’s dog in Spain


April 25th, 2012 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Malaga (Spain), April 25 (IANS/EFE) An eagle attacked a British woman who was walking her two dogs in a field outside Benalmadena, a city in southern Spain, and tried to ... Read more...

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Hand loom weaver charred in fire


April 22nd, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) A 40-year-old man was charred to death inside a handloom shop that caught fire Saturday afternoon in west Delhi, police said.Ramchander, a resident of ... Read more...

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Chandy seeks removal of Raval in Italian Marines case (Lead)


April 21st, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi/Thiruvananthapuram, April 21 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Saturday sought Additional Solicitor General Harin Raval's removal from the Italian Marines' case for remarking that the state government had no ... Read more...

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Teenager kidnapped, killed for Rs.50,000


April 1st, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 1 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a teenager was killed by three of his friends after they asked for a ransom of Rs.50,000 which his father could not ... Read more...

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Malayalam thespian Jose Prakash dead


March 24th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 24 (IANS) The grand old man of Malayalam films Jose Prakash passed away Saturday afternoon at a private hospital here, family sources said.Thespian Prakash, 86, will be remembered ... Read more...

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Di Resta predicts tougher fight between midfield teams


March 15th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 15 (IANS) Sahara Force India driver Paul di Resta expects a fierce fight amongst the midfield teams in the 2012 Formula One season and says scoring points in ... Read more...

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Sand mafia attacks cops, officials in Madhya Pradesh


March 10th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 10 (IANS) Within two days of the killing of Indian Police Service Officer Narendra Kumar Singh by the mining mafia in Madhya Pradesh's Morena district, there was another ... Read more...

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Family of killed fisherman refuses to meet Italian minister


March 4th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kollam (Kerala), March 4 (IANS) The family of Gelastine, one of two Indian fishermen shot dead by Italian marines aboard the Enrica Lexie, Sunday said that it was not interested ... Read more...

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Missing RTI activist traced (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) A 38-year-old RTI activist who went missing two days ago from here was brought back from Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh, police said Saturday.Shiv Kumar Tiwari, ... Read more...

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Communist leader, 106, dead


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 3 (IANS) Iconic Marxist leader Brajamohan Jamatiya, one of the founders of the Communist movement in Tripura, has died, his family said. He was 106.Jamatia, a widower, died ... Read more...

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