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One killed as anti-Kudankulam protests turn violent (Third Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) The over a year-long protests against the Kudankulam nuclear project in Tamil Nadu turned violent Monday, leaving one agitator dead in police firing in Tuticorin district ... Read more...

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Kudankulam protests: One killed in police firing


September 10th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) One person was killed in police firing when a crowd of anti-Kudankulam protestors attacked a police checkpost in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin district Monday, police said. Three ... Read more...

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Tribals upset over ban on traditional weapons


August 31st, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 31 (IANS) Tribals in Chhattisgarh are furious over police moves to ban their traditional weapons in public places, particularly in village haats, or markets.Bastar Range Inspector General of ... Read more...

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Rhino killed in Assam park


August 24th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 24 (IANS) A one-horned rhino died in the Kaziranga National Park in Assam's Golaghat district when a forest guard fired at it in self defence, an official said ... Read more...

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You can ‘kill’ Osama for $325!


August 19th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A former US Navy Seal has come up with a game which enables people to re-enact the raid in which US commandos killed slain former ... Read more...

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Squid can ‘drop arms’ as defensive tactic


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) A small species of deep-sea squid can detach the tips of its arms when under attack, leaving them fastened on its predator as a distraction, says ... Read more...

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Russian senators propose legalising handguns


July 25th, 2012 - 8:48 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A group of Russian senators have presented a report to the Federation Council for reforming the law on weapons and suggested legalising possession of ... Read more...

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Centre gets SC notice over killings on Bangladesh border (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the central government on a plea seeking a special investigation team probe into alleged killings and human rights ... Read more...

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Pakistan issues guidelines on exporting conventional arms


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 3 (IANS) Pakistan has promulgated guidelines on the export of conventional arms and ammunition, the foreign ministry said Tuesday.The initiative reflects the abiding commitment of Pakistan to ... Read more...

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Court allows rusticated MBBS student to sit for exam


June 8th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday directed the Army College of Medical Sciences here to allow a rusticated MBBS student to sit for the college's internal ... Read more...

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Fresh Syria massacre was planned terror: Syrian envoy


June 7th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Militant groups are responsible for a fresh massacre that left some 100 people dead in a Syrian village, said the Syrian envoy here who added ... Read more...

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800 men carried out Syria’s Houla massacre


May 31st, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, May 31 (IANS) The head of an inquiry committee into a massacre in Syria's Houla village has said preliminary investigations indicate that about 800 heavily armed men carried ... Read more...

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Scuffle in Ukrainian parliament over Russian language


May 25th, 2012 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, May 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ahead of the consideration of a bill aimed to expand the Russian language's usage in the country, the Ukrainian parliament witnessed a brawl Thursday.Prior to ... Read more...

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Woman kills daughter’s lover for posting topless photos


May 22nd, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) A 47-year-old Bengali Muslim woman arranged for her teenaged daughter's boyfriend to be battered to death after he posted topless pictures of the girl on the ... Read more...

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US self-defence expert banned from Britain


May 9th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) An American self-defence instructor has been banned from Britain by Home Secretary Theresa May because his presence was "not conducive to the public good", Sky News ... Read more...

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‘Right to self-defence extends to killing only in grave danger’


May 5th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) The right to self-defence cannot be used to escape aggressive offences punishable under law, and the person invoking the right has to demonstrate that there ... Read more...

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China to actively promote nuclear disarmament


May 1st, 2012 - 9:09 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, May 1 (IANS) China will actively push forward the nuclear disarmament process, said the country's envoy in Vienna Monday.According to Cheng Jingye, China's permanent representative to the UN and ... Read more...

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India and Japan to resume n-deal talks


April 30th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Ending the post-Fukushima lull, India and Japan Monday decided to resume negotiations on their civil nuclear deal and launched two separate dialogues in the domains ... Read more...

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‘Ice cream headache’ can lead to new painkillers


April 23rd, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) Eating ice cream or really chilled soft drinks can trigger crushing headaches in some people, momentarily freezing the brain. New insight into how this happens could ... Read more...

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US urges Palestinians, Israelis to end violence


March 13th, 2012 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) The US government Monday urged the Palestinians and the Israelis to end violence as the ongoing conflicts between Israel and militants in Gaza entered its fourth ... Read more...

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Five shot dead by police in Chennai gunbattle


February 23rd, 2012 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 23 (IANS) In a midnight gunbattle at a residential locality here Thursday, Tamil Nadu police shot dead five people suspected to be involved in two suburban bank branch ... Read more...

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Prince of Monaco gets injured in bar fight


February 21st, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The man accused of beating up the Prince of Monaco says he acted in self defense. Adam Hock was arrested for leaving the 24-year-old Prince of ... Read more...

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Fishermen’s killing by Italian ship crew very serious: Antony


February 16th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday described the killing of two Indian fishermen by an Italian cargo ship crew as "very serious" and said the law ... Read more...

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Scientists: “Troops could ‘control guns with their minds’”


February 8th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists say weapons could be controlled in the near future with the brain. With the advance in neuroscience, scientists predict that in the not too distant future, ... Read more...

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BSF trooper dies three days after Bangladeshis’ attack


February 7th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 7 (IANS) A Border Security Force (BSF) head constable, injured in an attack by a gang of Bangladeshi cattle smugglers at a border outpost in West Bengal's North ... Read more...

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Pakistan shoots down NATO airstrike probe report (Lead)


December 23rd, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 23 (IANS) Pakistan has rejected the report of an investigation into last month's NATO airstrike that left two dozen Pakistani soldiers dead, saying it is "short on facts".Inter-Services ... Read more...

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US splits blame for NATO strike, offers no apology


December 23rd, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 23 (IANS) Even as a Pentagon report sought to split the blame for last month's deadly NATO strike that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers, Washington refused to apologise ... Read more...

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Pakistan rejects NATO strike probe report


December 23rd, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 23 (IANS) Pakistan has rejected an investigation report by the US into last month's NATO airstrike that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers, a media report said Friday.Geo News reported ... Read more...

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Probe finds NATO strike in Pakistan unintentional


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) A probe by the Pentagon has concluded that the NATO bombing on two Pakistani border posts last month was unintentional and stressed that "inadequate coordination" between ... Read more...

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BSF acted in self-defence, India tells Bangladesh


December 20th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Days after Bangladesh protested the killing of its three citizens in firing by the Border Security Force (BSF) troopers, India Tuesday regretted the casualties but ... Read more...

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Attack on Pakistani soldiers smacks of US arrogance: Daily


November 29th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 29 (IANS) The NATO attack that left over two dozen Pakistani soldiers dead smacks of the "arrogance of a superpower", said a Pakistani daily. It noted that ... Read more...

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‘Super 8′ superb film (IANS Movie - Rating: ****)


October 14th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Super 8"; Cast: Elle Fanning, Amanda Michalka and Kyle Chandler; Director: J.J. Abrams; Rating: ****Steven Spielberg is the original master of the mixed-genre movies. His films like "ET" and "Close ... Read more...

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27 kg heroin seized near India-Pakistan border


October 6th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar/New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) seized 27 kg heroin, valued at Rs.135 crore in the international market, near the India-Pakistan border in Punjab Thursday. Facing fire ... Read more...

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Kenyan forces in shootout with French woman’s abductors


October 2nd, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Oct 1 (IANS) Kenya's security forces were engaged in a fierce shootout with abductors of the French woman who was kidnapped early on Saturday from a resort island in ... Read more...

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Truck mows four kids, one killed in police firing


September 14th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 14 (IANS) At least 13 policemen, including a senior officer, were injured when a mob in Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj district Wednesday attacked them during a protest over the ... Read more...

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