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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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Three killed in Jharkhand hospital fire


September 8th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 8 (IANS) Three people, including a woman, died in a fire that broke out in a hospital in Jharkhand's Bokaro district, police said Saturday.The fire broe out in ... Read more...

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Cloudy day in Delhi, showers ahead


September 8th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) It was a cloudy day for the capital Saturday morning with the minimum temperature settling a notch below average at 24.8 degrees Celsius. The weather ... Read more...

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One guerrilla killed in Kashmir gunfight


September 2nd, 2012 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 2 (IANS) One foreign guerrilla has been killed in the ongoing gunfight between the security forces and the guerrillas in Kashmir's Ganderbal district, police said here."So far, a ... Read more...

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2 US soldiers killed by militants in Afghanistan


September 1st, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 1 (IANS) Two US soldiers were killed in an attack by anti-government militants in Afghanistan Saturday, the US Forces said in a statement."Two US Forces-Afghanistan service members died ... Read more...

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US drone strike kills 4 in northwest Pakistan


September 1st, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 1 (IANS) At least four people were killed and two others injured on Saturday morning when a US drone launched attacks in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region of North ... Read more...

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Heavy downpour in Delhi, traffic hit (Lead)


August 25th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed Delhi Saturday morning spelling chaos on city roads. The hour-long downpour in some parts of the city brought traffic to a halt ... Read more...

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India bowl out New Zealand for 159 at lunch


August 25th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 25 (IANS) India bowled out New Zealand in their first innings for 159 at lunch on the third day of the first cricket Test match taking a lead ... Read more...

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Woman stabs fiance to death


August 13th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Aug 13 (NEWS) It was on an early Saturday morning when Na Cola Darcel Franklin and her fiancé Billy Rafael Brewster were planning to tie the knot when a tragedy ... Read more...

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Police station chief beats up constable, both face action


August 13th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) A 29-year-old constable was beaten up by his station house officer (SHO) here when he objected to use of allegedly abusive language by the senior, ... Read more...

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Man arrested for questioning Mamata, activists condemn incident (Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) A man, who had publicly questioned West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee about her government policies towards farmers, was Saturday arrested from West Midnapore district ... Read more...

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Man arrested for publicly questioning Mamata


August 11th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) A man, who had publicly questioned West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee about her government policies towards farmers, was arrested from West Midnapore district for ... Read more...

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Chinese who took girl hostage shot dead


August 11th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 11 (IANS) A knife-wielding man who took a girl child hostage in south China's Guangdong province Saturday morning was gunned down by the police.The incident happened at about ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Blade Runner’s 400 metre dream over


August 6th, 2012 - 4:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) The first half of Oscar Pistorius' incredible Olympic adventure came to an end Sunday night when he failed to qualify for the final of the men's ... Read more...

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Landslides block Srinagar-Jammu highway


August 4th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 4 (IANS) The Srinagar-Jammu highway was closed Saturday following landslides in Ramban sector."Heavy rains triggered landslides in the Ramban sector of the Srinagar-Jammu road Saturday morning," a senior ... Read more...

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Rains break long dry spell in Kashmir


August 4th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 4 (IANS) The nearly two-month long dry spell was broken across the Kashmir Valley as rains lashed most of its parts Saturday morning bringing cheer to thousands ... Read more...

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15 Indians killed as jeep falls into Nepal river (Second Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 28 (IANS) As many as 15 Indian pilgrims, including four children, were killed and two injured Saturday when their jeep veered off the road and fell into a ... Read more...

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Chopper carrying PM to Kokrajhar returns due to bad weather


July 28th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 28 (IANS) The three helicopters carrying Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi among other VIPS, which took off for violence-hit Kokrajhar from an ... Read more...

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Cloudy day in Delhi, light showers expected


July 28th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) It was a cloudy, humid morning in the capital Saturday with the minimum temperature settling 27.8 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average. ... Read more...

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15 Indians killed in Nepal accident (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 28 (IANS) As many as 15 Indian pilgrims, including four children, were killed Saturday when their jeep fell into a river in Nepal, a media report said.The pilgrims ... Read more...

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Eight Indians die in Nepal accident


July 28th, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 28 (IANS) At least eight Indian pilgrims were killed when their jeep fell into a river in Nepal Saturday, a media report said.Eight people died in the accident ... Read more...

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Five killed in Chhattisgarh power plant accident


July 21st, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 21 (IANS) Five labourers were killed on the spot and many others injured Saturday in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district as a platform of an under-construction cooling tower of the ... Read more...

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One dead, two injured in Agra stampede


July 14th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 14 (IANS) One person died and two were injured during a stampede early Saturday morning at the Jeet Singh stadium here where an army recruitment rally was underway.Around ... Read more...

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Cop on duty found dead at minister’s house


July 14th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A 52-year-old constable of the Nagaland Police, posted at the house of Minister of State for Railways K.H. Muniyappa, was found dead while on duty ... Read more...

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More from Bengal schools: Two girls asked to disrobe


July 14th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) A high school teacher in West Bengal was arrested Saturday after she allegedly made a Class 8 student take off her uniform to check if she ... Read more...

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Parliamentarian among 20 killed in Afghanistan bombing (Lead)


July 14th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 14 (IANS) At least 20 people, including an Afghan parliamentarian, were killed and 40 injured in a suicide bombing at a wedding hall in the northern Afghan ... Read more...

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ASEAN Cup: Lucky India earn a draw against Malaysia


July 13th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 13 (IANS) Goalkeeper Debopriya Das put up a valiant show as Indian escaped with a goalless draw against a strong Malaysian Blue side in the under-13 ASEAN ... Read more...

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Three dead in Germany rains


July 7th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 7 (IANS) At least three people died and 20 others were injured as violent rainstorms ravaged parts of Germany from Friday night till Saturday morning, Xinhua reported.A nine-year-old ... Read more...

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VM Thrown out of house by son, elderly woman pleads for him


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A 79-year-old woman was forced to spend the night under the sky when her businessman son refused her entry into their house in upscale ... Read more...

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A taste of Indian summer in American capital (Letter from Washington)


July 3rd, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) The lights are back, the TV has again started blaring, the air-conditioner is humming and the internet has come alive. It seems an aeon since ... Read more...

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18 injured in Andhra agrochemical plant fire (Lead)


June 30th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 30 (IANS) Eighteen workers of an agrochemical company were injured in a fire following an explosion at the plant in Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam district Saturday morning, police said.Fire ... Read more...

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Ten injured in Andhra agrochemical plant fire


June 30th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 30 (IANS) Ten workers of an agrochemical company were injured in a fire following an explosion at the plant in Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam district Saturday morning, police said. ... Read more...

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Seven dead in Ghana’s fill station blast


June 24th, 2012 - 7:29 am ICT by IANS
Accra, June 24 (IANS) A total of seven people died after being badly burnt in an explosion which occurred Friday in Ghana's filling station, Xinhua reported Saturday.Four people lost their ... Read more...

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Crackdown continues against errant bus operators in Andhra


June 23rd, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 23 (IANS) For the sixth day Saturday, transport authorities in Andhra Pradesh continued their drive against privately run commuter and school buses plying in violation of rules following ... Read more...

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Vaishno Devi pilgrimage resumes after forest fire (Lead)


June 23rd, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 23 (IANS) Pilgrimage to the Hindu shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi near Jammu resumed Saturday morning after it was suspended due to a forest fire.The fire broke out ... Read more...

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