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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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Putin to cheer for Russian judokas in Olympics


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin landed in London Thursday for informal talks with British Prime Minister David Cameron and to witness some of the Olympic ... Read more...

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Chinese hostage-taker shot dead


July 20th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 20 (IANS) A man in the Chinese capital was shot dead by police after he took a woman security officer hostage at knife-point at a metro station. The ... Read more...

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Chopper mishap: Bedridden Munda sits up for first time


June 24th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 24 (IANS) One-and-a-half months after he suffered grievous injuries in a helicopter accident, Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Sunday sat up for a few minutes, an official statement ... Read more...

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Security of Delhi legislators to be tightened: Dikshit


June 2nd, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Saturday said the security of legislators in the capital will be stepped up in the wake of a murderous attack ... Read more...

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Three Pakistan Navy officers convicted for Karachi attack


May 22nd, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 22 (IANS) Three Pakistan Navy officers have been convicted for their negligence of security measures during a deadly attack at the PNS Mehran base in Karachi last ... 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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Munda recovering in hospital after chopper crash (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 10 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda, who survived a chopper crash landing with multiple injuries Wednesday, is recovering, said the Apollo Hospital here Thursday, adding that ... Read more...

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Munda recovering in hospital after chopper crash


May 10th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 10 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda was recovering well but continued to be in hospital, his aides said Thursday, a day after he survived a helicopter ... Read more...

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Pilot wisdom saved Munda and others


May 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 9 (IANS) It was the wisdom of Captain B.K. Singh, piloting the helicopter which had to crash land after it developed a technical snag, that saved the ... Read more...

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Dutch man attempts suicide near embassy in Indonesia


May 5th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 5 (IANS/AKI) A Dutch man set himself on fire near the Netherlands embassy in the Indonesian capital Friday, police said.The man, identified as Albert Johannis Cornelis, doused himself ... Read more...

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6 killed, 10 wounded in Iraq attacks


April 16th, 2012 - 3:53 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 16 (IANS) At least six people were killed and 10 wounded in separate attacks carried out in different places of Iraq Sunday, said police.In Iraq's northern city of ... Read more...

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Kolkata police discuss security with IPL stakeholders


March 21st, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 20 (IANS) Top officials of the Kolkata Police held a meeting Tuesday with various stakeholders of the Indian Premier League (IPL) regarding security during the matches to be ... Read more...

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Senior officer’s PSO wounded in Srinagar militant attack


March 9th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 9 (IANS) Terrorists shot at and wounded the Personal Security Officer (PSO) of a senior state government official in the heart of Srinagar late Friday afternoon.A senior police ... Read more...

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Disney pepper-spray video goes viral


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The police had to use pepper spray on a man at the Disneyland over the weekend. A video of the incident shows officers struggling to subdue ... Read more...

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TMC accuses Goa CM’s men of burning poll material


February 17th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 17 (IANS) A day after the Trinamool Congress (TMC) accused Chief Minister Digambar Kamat of being responsible for a $400 million-plus mining scam, a TMC candidate has accused ... Read more...

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Five killed in Ukraine bank robbery


December 30th, 2011 - 3:27 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, Dec 30 (IANS) Five people were killed when robbers struck a bank in eastern Ukraine.The robbery took place at 3 p.m. Thursday in Privatbank in the centre of Donetsk ... Read more...

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Man assaults parliament security staff, detained


November 24th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) A 29-year-old man from Bihar, suspected to be mentally unstable, was detained here Thursday for assaulting a security staffer when he was denied entry into ... Read more...

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Maoists kill Congress leader in Odisha


November 20th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 20 (IANS) Maoists have killed a senior Congress leader in Odisha's Nuapada district after branding him anti-people and accusing him of being a police informer, an officer ... Read more...

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Sketch of Orissa legislator’s killer released


October 11th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Bhuaneswar, Oct 10 (IANS) Orissa Police Monday released the sketch of one of the suspected assailants who allegedly killed ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) legislator Jagabandhu Majhi last month.The criminal ... Read more...

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Orissa legislator killed by suspected Maoists


September 24th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 24 (IANS) Orissa's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) legislator Jagabandhu Majhi and his personal security officer were Saturday shot dead by unidentified assailants suspected to be Maoists in ... Read more...

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Seven hurt in fracas, legislator’s guard fires in air


September 22nd, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Seven people were injured in a fracas involving supporters of Delhi legislator Shoaib Iqbal and another group over digging work for laying a water pipeline ... Read more...

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‘Anna showing us how to fight graft’


August 25th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 25 (IANS) Inspired by Anna Hazare, two young Goa-born men took off time from work and sat on a 24-hour fast here Thursday to support the activist's ... Read more...

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Three killed in Pakistan rocket attacks


August 14th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) At least three Pakistani paramilitary troopers were killed and 25 injured in a rocket attack on their camp by militants in a restive tribal area of ... Read more...

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Pawan Hans resumes copter services in northeast


July 27th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 27 (IANS) State-owned Pawan Hans Helicopters Ltd, which suspended services in six northeastern states after Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu and four others were killed in a ... Read more...

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Another cop held for girl’s death in police station


July 3rd, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 3 (IANS) The alleged rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl inside a police station in Lakhimpur-Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh took a new turn Sunday when another ... Read more...

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Not resuming helicopter service in northeast: Minister


June 26th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 26 (IANS) Nearly two months after Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu died in a chopper crash, Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi said Sunday there were no plans ... Read more...

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Ajit Jogi’s son airlifted to Delhi after mob attack (Lead)


June 25th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 24 (IANS) A special plane airlifted Amit Jogi, son of Congress leader Ajit Jogi, Friday from Jabalpur to New Delhi after he sustained serious injuries in a ... Read more...

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Ajit Jogi’s son suffers serious head injuries, hospitalised


June 24th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 24 (IANS) Amit Jogi, son of Congress leader Ajit Jogi, was rushed to a Jabalpur hospital with serious head injuries sustained in a mob attack, family sources Friday ... Read more...

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Guard shoots off finger with shotgun to remove wart


June 15th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS) A security guard in Britain shot off his own finger with a shotgun to remove a wart, a media report said Wednesday.Sean Murphy, 38, from Doncaster, ... Read more...

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Amarinder holidaying in Himachal with Pakistani friend


June 5th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Narkanda (Himachal Pradesh), June 5 (IANS) Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and his Pakistani journalist friend, known for their close proximity, are holidaying in Himachal Pradesh, a state government ... Read more...

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Tibetan exiles remember late Arunachal chief minister


May 26th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 26 (IANS) The Tibetan parliament-in-exile Thursday described late Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu as a "faithful friend and supporter of the Dalai Lama and Tibet's struggle for ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama saddened over Khandu’s death


May 7th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 7 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Saturday expressed grief over the death of Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu in a helicopter crash last week.In a ... Read more...

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Rights group demands Arunachal governor’s recall


May 6th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 6 (IANS) The Arunachal Citizens' Rights (ACR) group Friday urged the central government to recall Governor Gen (Retd) J.J. Singh for airing a wrong statement that the helicopter ... Read more...

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Dorjee Khandu’s body brought to Itanagar, last rites Friday (Lead)


May 5th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 5 (IANS) Six days after the helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu crashed, the bodies of the five victims were retrieved Thursday from the snow-capped ... Read more...

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