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Cannot target national symbols in cartoons: Government


September 10th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) As rights activists criticised the government for arresting a cartoonist for an allegedly derogatory cartoon, the government Monday said that such artists should stay ... Read more...

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Press Council chief slams sedition charge against cartoonist


September 10th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Press Council of India (PCI) chairman Markandey Katju Monday termed the sedition charge against cartoonist Aseem Trivedi as "stupid" and demanded action against politicians ... Read more...

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Anna’s cartoonist supporter sent to police custody


September 9th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) A Mumbai court Sunday remanded Aseem Trivedi, an Anna Hazare supporter and political cartoonist, to seven days police custody for drawing an allegedly derogatory sketch ... Read more...

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Guwahati blast: 50 detained, ULFA claims responsibility


September 9th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 9 (IANS) Police have detained 50 people following a grenade attack in the city's Paltan Bazar area but police were yet to confirm the hand of any militant ... Read more...

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Moving beyond past, India, Pakistan ink visa pact (Roundup)


September 8th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Despite some core irritants continuing, India and Pakistan Saturday signaled that they were ready to move ahead and not be "held hostage to things that ... Read more...

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One killed, 11 injured in Guwahati blast (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, S Sep 8 (IANS) One person was killed and 11 others were injured when suspected militants lobbed a grenade in the city's Paltan Bazaar area Saturday evening, police said.The ... Read more...

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Headless Torso Found in 16 Pieces Across Delhi


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Delhi, Sept 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The body of a 23 year old man was found in 16 pieces near railway tracks in Delhi. The body had sixteen pieces but with no head ... Read more...

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Drugs worth Rs.1.8 crore seized


August 27th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 27 (IANS) In one of biggest seizures in the northeast, customs sleuths seized drugs worth over Rs.1.8 crore and arrested two smugglers, an official said Monday."Acting on a ... Read more...

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Fresh violence rocks Assam’s Kokrajhar, Dhubri


August 26th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 26 (IANS) Fresh incidents of violence were reported Sunday from Assam's troubled Kokrajhar and Dhubri districts.Police recovered the body of a missing person near Bogribari area in Dhubri ... Read more...

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Three killed in Maharashtra petrol tank blast


August 26th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Osmanabad (Maharashtra), Aug 26 (IANS) At least three people, including an elderly woman and a minor, were killed when an illegal petrol tank exploded in a village in this Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Three killed in South Africa


August 26th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 26 (IANS) At least three people were killed and six injured in a shooting incident in South Africa's Gauteng province, police said Sunday.The tragedy occurred as a group ... Read more...

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Rs.1.85 lakh crore coal blocks loss is flawed, says minister


August 26th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) Minister of State for Science and Technology Ashwani Kumar Saturday said that the CAG's calculation of Rs.1.85 lakh crore loss over allocation of coal blocks to ... Read more...

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Ten students held for stoning Rajasthan BJP leader’s house


August 19th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 19 (IANS) Ten students were arrested Sunday in connection with stone hurling at the house of former Rajasthan minister and BJP legislator Rajendra Rathore immediately after the ... Read more...

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Four swimmers still missing in Maharashtra’s Ratnagiri


August 19th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), Aug 19 (IANS) Nearly a day after seven people swimming off a beach in Ratnagiri district went missing, rescue teams are still looking for four whose bodies have ... Read more...

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Asian-origin kids run over by car in Britain


August 19th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Two Asian-origin children - aged two and 10 - are in critical condition after they were run over by a car in Leeds.Raham Saleem and his ... Read more...

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Kamra airbase attackers were Pakistanis: Malik


August 19th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said the plan to destabilise the country will be foiled, as he revealed that the nine attackers of Kamra ... Read more...

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Images causing panic from Pakistan: Home secretary


August 19th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Morphed images circulated online that were responsible for creating panic among people from the northeast in some southern states originated in Pakistan, Home Secretary ... Read more...

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Syrian vice president defects: Rebels


August 18th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) One of two deputies of embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has defected and fled the country for Jordan, an opposition spokesman said Saturday.Vice President Farouq ... Read more...

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Ramdev to end fast, says movement will continue


August 14th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Tuesday announced that he would end his indefinite fast against corruption and black money at 11 a.m. following an appeal ... Read more...

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Kolkata woman alleges gangrape, one arrested (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) A 30-year-old woman has filed a police complaint that she was abducted by at least 10 people and gangraped here, police said Monday. One man has ... Read more...

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Woman alleges gangrape in Kolkata


August 13th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) A 30-year-old woman has filed a police complaint that she was abducted by at least five people and gangraped here, police said Monday."The victim, who works ... Read more...

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Ramdev announces march to parliament, cops say no


August 13th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Monday asked his supporters at Ramlila Maidan to get ready for the next phase of the movement against corruption and announced ... Read more...

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Ramdev to continue fast, gives Monday deadline to PM (lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev said he has set a deadline for Sunday evening for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to act on his demands, including ... Read more...

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Ramdev to continue fast, gives deadline to PM


August 12th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev said he has set a deadline for Sunday evening for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to act on his demands, including ... Read more...

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Kidnapper holding girl shot dead


August 12th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 12 (IANS) A man in China's Guangdong province was shot dead after he kidnapped a 10-year-old girl, China Daily reported Sunday.The incident occurred Saturday evening in the provincial ... Read more...

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Rain continues in Jammu, many trapped


August 5th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 5 (IANS) Hundreds of people were trapped in various places in Jammu as heavy rains continued Sunday, triggering landslides and posing a threat to many villages with rivers ... Read more...

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Pregnant bank manager killed in Noida accident


July 29th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, July 29 (IANS) A 28-year-old pregnant bank manager was killed and her husband wounded when their car collided with another vehicle in Noida early Sunday morning, police said. The ... Read more...

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Protest outside PM’s house due to people’s anger: Hazare


July 29th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Anna Hazare Sunday said the protest by his supporters outside Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's official residence was a reaction by the people who were ... Read more...

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Olympics: South Korea’s Park reinstated for final after disqualified (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) South Korean swimming sensation Park Tae Hwan won an appeal against disqualification in the men's 400m freestyle heats and was reinstated for Saturday evening's final of ... Read more...

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Uddhav visits father in hospital


July 28th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray, who recently underwent an angioplasty, Saturday visited his father and party patriarch Bal Thackeray in hospital, a party official ... Read more...

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Eight arrested for stripping, beating eloping couple


July 24th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 23 (IANS) Eight people of a village caste council in Rajasthan's Udaipur district were arrested Monday, a day after they publicly beat and stripped a married woman and ... Read more...

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Caste council strips, beats woman, paramour in Rajasthan


July 23rd, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 22 (IANS) The members of a village caste council in Rajasthan's Udaipur district beat and stripped a married woman and her boyfriend publicly after tying them to a ... Read more...

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Roddick enters Atlanta final, to face Muller


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Atlanta, July 22 (IANS) Former World No.1 Andy Roddick ousted top seed and compatriot John Isner 6-4, 6-7(5), 6-4 to enter the final of the Atlanta Open.Though the two-time ... Read more...

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13 dead due to rains in China


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:13 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) Torrential rains that lashed large areas of northern and southwestern China since Friday night have killed at least 13 people, said authorities Saturday night.Beijing received 95 ... Read more...

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12 dead in China rains


July 21st, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 21 (IANS) Torrential rains that lashed large areas of China since Friday night have killed at least 12 people, authorities said Saturday.In Beijing, rainstorms left two people dead ... Read more...

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