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Mexican president says he received death threat


August 21st, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 21 (IANS/EFE) President Felipe Calderon said over the weekend that a threat was made against the presidential aircraft early in his term and he took it so ... Read more...

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Nine militants killed in Pakistan air base attack (Third Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Nine militants were killed Thursday in Pakistan's Punjab province after they attacked a key airbase of the country. Banned outfit Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) later claimed ... Read more...

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Teenagers hospitalised at Wiz Khalifa’s gig


August 6th, 2012 - 8:48 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 6 (IANS) Singer Wiz Khalifa's concert took a wrong turn when 26 teenagers attending the show were hospitalised for alcohol poisoning in New York.The teengaers,reportedly between the ... Read more...

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Russia hits out at West’s ‘chilling’ stance on Syria


July 25th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia Wednesday accused Western powers of encouraging terrorism over their refusal to condemn the suicide bombing that killed Syria's defence minister last week."In other words, ... Read more...

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Syrian defence minister killed in Damascus bombing


July 18th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syrian Defence Minister Daoud Rajha was killed in a suicide bombing in Damascus Wednesday, just hours before a crucial UN vote on the violence-plagued Middle ... Read more...

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American tourists kidnapped in Egypt


July 14th, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 14 (IANS) Two American tourists and their Egyptian guide have been kidnapped in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, Xinhua reported.The group was abducted 5 km away from Sadr al-Hitan district ... Read more...

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A day after fire, Mantralaya staffers kept out


June 22nd, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) A day after a major fire gutted the state secretariat here, hundreds of employees who reported to work Friday were not allowed inside the premises owing ... Read more...

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Tunisia’s Ben Ali sentenced to 20 more years in jail


June 14th, 2012 - 7:39 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A military court in Tunisia has sentenced ousted president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali to 20 years in jail in absentia on charges, including "incitement ... Read more...

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China destroys 100,000 seized guns


June 13th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 13 (IANS) Over 100,000 guns have been destroyed in China as part of a police crackdown on illegal arms in 150 cities across the country.With Ministry of Public ... Read more...

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Mubarak refuses food, medicine in prison


June 4th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 4 (IANS/AKI) Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has declined food and medicine since being taken to a prison after a court sentenced him to life behind bars for ... Read more...

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Iran deports 82 Pakistanis


May 21st, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) A total of 82 Pakistani nationals have been deported by Iran for living illegally in the country, Daily Times reported Monday.The Pakistanis were arrested by Iranian ... Read more...

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Bal Thackeray slams SRK for ‘misdemeanour’ at Wankhede


May 19th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray Saturday criticised Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan for what he termed was his 'misdemeanour' at the Wankhede Stadium Wednesday night ... Read more...

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I won’t apologise, MCA officials should do that: SRK (Lead)


May 17th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
M0umbai, May 17 (IANS) "I won't deny that I could have said something in a fit of anger, but I will not apologise," said Shah Rukh Khan Thursday, adding ... Read more...

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Drunk Shah Rukh misbehaves, faces ban from Wankhede (Lead)


May 17th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Bollywood actor and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) co-owner Shah Rukh Khan Thursday faced a lifetime ban from entering the Wankhede Stadium after allegedly turning ... Read more...

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Decision whether to ban SRK from Wankhede next week


May 17th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Calling actor Shah Rukh Khan's alleged misbehaviour with security personnel at Wankhede Stadium Wednesday night "a grave matter", union minister and President of Mumbai Cricket ... Read more...

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MCA ban on Shah Rukh Khan not finalised: Rajiv Shukla


May 17th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The final decision to ban Bollywood star and Kolkata Knight Riders co-owner Shah Rukh Khan from entering Wankhede cricket stadium will be taken only ... Read more...

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SRK might be banned from entering Wankhede


May 17th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Bollywood star and Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata Knight Riders co-owner Shah Rukh Khan is likely to face a lifetime ban on entering the ... Read more...

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Social justice, terrorism major challenges: Arun Jaitley


May 13th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley Sunday said that social justice and terrorism were among the major challenges faced by Indian democracy ... 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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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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Unprecedented security for Hillary’s Kolkata visit


May 5th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) West Bengal's seat of power is barricaded with bamboos, ministers have been asked to use a side gate and reporters will be banned from entering ... Read more...

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Three CPI-M leaders allege ill-treatment at Doha airport


April 29th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 29 (IANS) En route to Cuban capital Havana to participate in a trade union congress, three Communist Party of India-Marxist leaders from Kerala were stopped at the Doha ... Read more...

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Repatriation of Mizoram refugees from Tripura fails again


April 27th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kanchanpur (Tripura), April 27 (IANS) The much-awaited repatriation of Reang tribal refugees from Tripura to Mizoram has failed to kick off yet again as they are unwilling to return ... Read more...

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Refugees’ return to Mizoram from Tripura put off


April 27th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Kanchanpur (Tripura), April 26 (IANS) The much-awaited repatriation of tribal refugees from Tripura to Mizoram did not start Thursday as the inmates are unwilling to return to their villages ... Read more...

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55 percent turnout in Maharashtra civic polls


April 15th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Barring a stray fight between two groups, five municipal corporations in the state saw peaceful voting with an average of 55 percent turnout Sunday.As many as ... Read more...

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Militants storm Kabul hotel (Lead)


April 15th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 15 (IANS) Blasts and gun shots were heard inside a luxury hotel in Kabul Sunday after militants stormed the building near the UN mission in Afghanistan.Security officials said ... Read more...

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Indonesia rescues 120 asylum seekers who refuse to disembark


April 10th, 2012 - 4:30 am ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Indonesian authorities on Sunday rescued 120 asylum seekers from the Middle East, but officials are still trying to convince them to disembark from the vessel, local media ... Read more...

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Delhi security to be beefed up for Zardari visit


April 4th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Security in the Indian capital will be beefed up ahead of Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari's visit April 8 en route to offering prayers ... Read more...

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CID to probe Maharashtra legislators’ ‘fake signatures’


March 29th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) The Maharashtra Legislative Council Thursday ordered a CID probe into allegations made by a Shiv Sena member claiming her signature had been forged on some papers.Taking ... Read more...

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No intelligence alert on Maoist attack: R.R. Patil


March 28th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, March 28 (IANS) Maharashtra Home Minister R.R. Patil has denied there was any intelligence alert on Tuesday's brutal Maoist attack that left 12 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers ... Read more...

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Kerala High Court slams Italian Marines episode


March 23rd, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 23 (IANS) The Kerala high court Friday came down heavily on the manner in which two Italian marines shot dead two Indian fishermen and termed the incident ... Read more...

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Judge ensures cleanup of Pakistan airport


March 21st, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 21 (IANS) A judge, who was taken aback at the sight of posters and banners of political groups at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport, not only ordered ... Read more...

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14 bullet-riddled bodies found in Pakistan


March 19th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) As many as 14 bullet-riddled bodies have been found in a town in Pakistan's northwest, a media report said.The bodies were found Sunday in Bara, a ... Read more...

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Libya to seek ex spy chief’s extradition (Lead, Changing Dateline)


March 18th, 2012 - 7:43 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 18 (IANS) Tripoli will ask Mauritania to extradite Libya's former intelligence chief arrested in the capital city of Nouakchott, an official said.The Libyan official stated it Saturday after ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s spy chief held in Mauritania


March 18th, 2012 - 3:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Late former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's intelligence chief has been arrested in Mauritania, one of Africa's newest oil producers countries, the Al Jazeera reported ... Read more...

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