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Fans welcome KKR players to Kolkata


May 29th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Over a thousand frenzied cricket fans, many of thembeating drums and chanting "KKR, KKR", welcomed Indian Premier League champions Kolkata Knight Riders' players as they ... Read more...

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Chinese training Tibetan women to poison Dalai Lama? (Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala/London, May 13 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has spoken of a threat to his life from Chinese agents, saying there were reports that Tibetan women are being ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama speaks of Chinese plot to kill him


May 13th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) Chinese agents have trained Tibetan women to poison the Dalai Lama while posing as a devotee, the Tibetan spiritual leader has said.The Nobel Laureate told ... Read more...

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Mulayam leads Holi celebrations in UP


March 8th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 8 (IANS) Holi was celebrated across Uttar Pradesh with fervour and an added dash of political celebrations as triumphant Samajwadi Party (SP) leaders, led by party chief ... Read more...

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11 EVMs replaced in Punjab after tampering complaint


January 30th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 30 (IANS) Election authorities in Punjab Monday replaced 11 electronic voting machines (EVMs) in Mansa district after complaints that an unidentified person had tried to tamper with ... Read more...

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JLo dances on Uruguayan beach


December 9th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Montevideo, Dec 9 (IANS/EFE) Singer Jennifer Lopez practiced a bit of "capoeira" - a type of Brazilian martial arts dancing with African roots - Thursday on the Montevideo beach ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party workers create ruckus at Rahul’s programme


November 26th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 26 (IANS) A brief clash took place between Congress party workers and Samajwadi Party activists when they tried to breach the security cordon of Congress general secretary ... Read more...

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Court stays arrest of Uttar Pradesh Congress leaders


November 24th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 24 (IANS) Four Congress leaders, including two union junior ministers, got a breather after the Allahabad High Court Thursday stayed their arrest in a case of allegedly ... Read more...

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Agitation if cases against Congress leaders not withdrawn: Jaiswal


November 18th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 18 (IANS) Union Coal Minister Shriprakash Jaiswal Friday said Congress party activists would launch a massive agitation in Uttar Pradesh if complaints lodged against four of the ... Read more...

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Four Congress leaders booked for thrashing anti-Rahul protesters


November 16th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 15 (IANS) Four Congress leaders, including two union ministers, were Tuesday booked on charges of assaulting Samajwadi Party activists in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad district during party general ... Read more...

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Congress ministers rough up Samajwadi Party men at Rahul rally


November 14th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, Nov 14 (IANS) Two union ministers and two legislators of the Congress roughed up a handful of Samajwadi Party activists who broke through the security cordon to show ... Read more...

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Cordon of volunteers fortify Anna’s security


August 20th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Apart from hundreds of policemen deployed at the Ramlila Ground for Anna Hazare's security, there is a ring of India Against Corruption (IAC)volunteers around the ... Read more...

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Spying charge bogus, says Pranab; BJP seeks probe (Second Lead)


June 22nd, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday dismissed as "bogus" charges that the government was spying on him even as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) insisted ... Read more...

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Pranab security breach: BJP rubbishes ‘chewing gum theory’


June 22nd, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The explanation given by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) that the adhesives found in Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's office were chewing gums, is a "joke", ... Read more...

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CIA team searches Osama’s Pakistan mansion


May 28th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 28 (IANS) A team of officials from US spy agency CIA flew to Abbottabad near the Pakistani capital and searched the mansion where Al Qaeda chief Osama bin ... Read more...

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Police scramble to control ruckus outside Mohali stadium


March 28th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), March 28 (IANS) Claims about foolproof security for Wednesday's highly anticipated India-Pakistan World Cup semifinal fell flat as scores of agitators barged through the security cordon and staged ... Read more...

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Two cops suspended for assault on MNS legislator


March 18th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) The Maharashtra government has suspended two police officials in connection with the brutal assault on Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) legislator Harshavardhan Jadhav in Aurangabad, Home ... Read more...

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40 injured as BJP activists clash with police


February 24th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) About 40 people, including journalists and policemen, were injured Thursday when activists of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) clashed with police near Jantar Mantar in central ... Read more...

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Telangana students try to storm assembly, protests rock Hyderabad (Second Lead)


February 21st, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 21 (IANS) A group of pro-Telangana students Monday tried to barge into Andhra Pradesh assembly complex despite massive security cover while violent protests rocked the state capital through the ... Read more...

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Osmania University tense as Telangana students begin march


February 21st, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 21 (IANS) Defying ban on gathering of people, hundreds of students of Osmania University Monday began their march to the Andhra Pradesh state assembly complex to demand a ... Read more...

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Bangladesh fans ecstatic on eve of World Cup opening


February 16th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Dhaka, Feb 16 (IANS) Thousands of people are milling around the refurbished stadium creating stampede like situations, taking snaps of the facilities and raising slogans eulogising the home team, as ... Read more...

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10,000 people evacuated after fire in Venezuela arms depot


January 31st, 2011 - 7:02 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, Jan 31 (IANS) Around 10,000 people had to be evacuated after a fire broke out in an arms depot in Venezuela, killing at least one person, officials said.The fire broke out ... Read more...

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Four held as probe begins into Lahore, Karachi blasts


January 26th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Four suspects have been held as investigations began into Tuesday's bombings in Lahore and Karachi that left 15 people dead, a media report said.Dunya TV reported that ... Read more...

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13 killed in suicide blast in Lahore Shiite procession (Second Lead)


January 25th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 25 (IANS) At least 13 people, including four policemen, were killed and over 50 others injured in a suicide bomb attack in Lahore Tuesday evening during a religious procession ... Read more...

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Zardari may get special US guards for security in backdrop of Taseer’s assassination


January 19th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 19(ANI): In the aftermath of Pakistan Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer's assassination by his own police guard, a proposal to bring in special security guards from the United States for President ... Read more...

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MNS dubs Chavan, Ajit Pawar, Patil ‘3 Idiots’ of Maharashtra


January 17th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Protesting the police assault on its legislator, the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) hit out at the ruling Democratic Front government, terming the chief minister, his deputy and ... Read more...

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A Pakistani village where New Year is mourned


January 1st, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 1 (IANS) It was once a place full of cheer and laughter. But exactly a year after a New Year suicide bombing, Shah Hassan Khel in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province ... Read more...

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Female suicide bomber kills 44 in Pakistan (Fifth Lead)


December 25th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS/DPA) A female suicide bomber wearing a burqa exploded herself in a crowd receiving food at a UN distribution centre in Pakistan's tribal region Saturday killing 44 people, ... Read more...

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Blast in Istanbul leaves at least 15 injured


October 31st, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Istanbul, Oct.31 (ANI): A blast in the centre of Istanbul has left at least 15 persons as injured.The incident occurred at Taksim Square in the morning. The local police, meanwhile, have ... Read more...

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Rosaiah says Andhra Day to be celebrated, students protest


October 26th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 26 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K. Rosaiah Tuesday said the state formation day Nov 1 will be celebrated as usual even as students of the Osmania University tried ... Read more...

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Man thought to be Karachi suicide bomber walks home!


October 9th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 9 (IANS) One of the two men suspected to be involved in Thursday's suicide attack on a shrine in Pakistan's Karachi city has returned home, a media report said ... Read more...

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Suicide attacker of Karachi shrine identified


October 8th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Karachi, Oct 8 (IANS) As an extensive investigation continues into Thursday's twin blasts at a shrine here that killed nine people, authorities said one of the suicide attackers had ... Read more...

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Rudd warns about terror attacks during Delhi CWG


September 23rd, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 23 (ANI): Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd has warned of a high terror threat in India during the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games.Speaking in New York, Rudd said a ... Read more...

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Australia sending elite police squad to boost its athletes’ security at CWG


September 23rd, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 23 (ANI): Concerned about security arrangements for the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games, Australia is rushing its elite police squadron to safeguard its players and officials.Earlier, the Australian Government had ... Read more...

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New Zealand Prime Minister wants Commonwealth Games to proceed


September 20th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Sep 20 (IANS) New Zealand Prime Minister John Key remained confident that his country will field a team for the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games despite Sunday's firing incident outside a ... Read more...

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