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Kim Jong-un inspects artillery unit before South Korea-US drill


August 18th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un Saturday inspected a frontline artillery unit ahead of a planned South Korea-US annual joint military exercise, state media reported.During his visit ... Read more...

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Break in at Bachchan home (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) The Bachchan family had some anxious moments after a man broke into their house Jalsa."Spent some anxious moments yesterday since we had a break in! The ... Read more...

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Break in at Big B’s house


July 22nd, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) The Bachchan family had some anxious moments after someone broke into their house Jalsa."Spent some anxious moments yesterday since we had a break in! The ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber gunned down in Pakistan


April 27th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) A suicide bomber was shot dead and two of his companions sustained bullet injuries Thursday before they could attack a bus carrying Shia pilgrims in Pakistan's ... Read more...

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E-eye to keep a tab on tigers in Corbett


April 23rd, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) With poachers posing a massive threat to tigers in India, the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has launched a pilot project in Uttarakhand's Corbett National ... Read more...

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Navy awaits nod to use Kolkata airfield


December 2nd, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) The Indian Navy is awaiting a final nod from the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to use an airfield in Kolkata to operate unmanned aerial vehicles ... Read more...

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Green panels protest construction in Greater Noida wetlands


November 15th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Nov 15 (IANS) Acting on the directions of the environment ministry, a joint team of Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Tuesday inspected the ... Read more...

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Quake hits army bunkers, soldiers injured


September 19th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The earthquake Sunday damaged some Indian Army bunkers in eastern Sikkim near Nathu-La pass along the India-China border and left many soldiers injured, said sources.Helicopters ... Read more...

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About 200 acres of Srinagar air base land grabbed, says BJP


September 3rd, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday alleged that over 200 acres of defence land around Srinagar air force base in Kashmir worth Rs.1,000 crore ... Read more...

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Hrithik’s Friday night frantic rush to Mumbai!


June 29th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) Hrithik Roshan has been pushing himself to limits during the last few days and admits he needs a break. You could say it's long 'Diu'. Last ... Read more...

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US national jailed for illegally staying in Pakistan


June 12th, 2011 - 8:53 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) US national Mathew Craig who was arrested here for illegally staying in the country has been remanded to 14-day custody in Adiala Jail, a media report ... Read more...

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High alert in Hyderabad after attack on Owaisi


April 30th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 30 (IANS) Police sounded high alert in the old city of Hyderabad Saturday after an attack on Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) leader and Andhra Pradesh legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi.Police forces, ... Read more...

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India to review nuclear safety systems: PM (Lead)


March 14th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) India has ordered a review of safety systems at all its nuclear plants to ensure they withstand "large natural disasters" like tsunamis and earthquakes, ... Read more...

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US national arrested in Pakistan


February 26th, 2011 - 3:02 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) A US national has been arrested in Pakistan's northwest region for overstaying illegally, police said.Juddi Kenan, 20, hailing from West Virginia, was arrested Friday from University Town area. ... Read more...

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Davis was providing security for a CIA team-tracking militants: Report


February 22nd, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 22 (ANI): US national Raymond Davis, who has been accused of murdering two Pakistani citizens, was assigned to protect a CIA team tracking militants in Pakistan, according to a British ... Read more...

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Himalayan monks to launch green movement in Kolkata


December 17th, 2010 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) The fast-melting glaciers in the Himalayas could destroy Hindu pilgrimage spots as well as the caves where thousands of sadhus meditate, and monks have decided to launch a ... Read more...

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Lax security at Taj Mahal


November 26th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by ANI
Agra, Nov.26 (ANI): The Taj Mahal faced lax security as the close circuit television cameras and other surveillance gadgets are not working despite high threat perception to the monument.The Central Industrial Security ... Read more...

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Media exposure rocked mining boat in Niyamgiri: Filmmaker


November 26th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Nov 26 (IANS) International media exposure acts like oxygen and helps to optimise the effect of people's agitations against rampaging multinational corporations, according to a leading Indian documentary filmmaker. ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

More Australian women opting for genital trim: Report


November 7th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 7 (IANS) Pornography may be driving Australian women to have unnecessary genital makeovers in a bid to look more desirable, a media report said Sunday citing experts.The number of Australian ... Read more...

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Oz women’s demands for ‘designer vaginas’ triple


November 7th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 7(ANI): An Australian analysis has pointed out that the number of women opting for vaginal 'rejuvenation' surgery has tripled in the past decade.Doctors have warned that pornography might be the ... Read more...

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Election violence leaves at least 41 dead in Karachi


October 18th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by BNO News
KARACHI, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least 41 people were killed during the weekend as Pakistanis hit the polls to elect a new provincial politician to the PS-94 Karachi seat, local media ... Read more...

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Indian envoy faces Maoist wrath for trip to Tibet border


October 6th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 6 (IANS) Maoist supporters Wednesday tried to obstruct the Indian ambassador to Nepal, Rakesh Sood, from inaugurating a healthcare project that will benefit hundreds of school children because ... Read more...

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Ganesh procession passes off peacefully in Hyderabad (Night Lead)


September 23rd, 2010 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) The mammoth Ganesh procession passed off peacefully here Wednesday amid unprecedented security. The main procession, comprising hundreds of big idols, passed through the communally sensitive Old City ahead ... Read more...

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Ganesh procession in Hyderabad progressing peacefully (Lead)


September 22nd, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) The mammoth Ganesh procession was progressing smoothly through the city Wednesday amid unprecedented security, with the army on stand-by to tackle any emergency, officials said. Thousands of ... Read more...

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India urges sensitivity as general’s China visit called off (Lead)


August 27th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) There should be "sensitivity to each other's concerns", India said Friday and summoned the Chinese ambassador after an army general's visit to China was called off with ... Read more...

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Curbs imposed on Kerala eco-tourism project


July 14th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The ministry of environment and forests has halted all activities related to the construction of a mangrove theme park in Kerala's Kannur district due to fears of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Pak court orders release of arrested French journalists


June 7th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jun 7 (ANI): Two French journalists held in northwest Pakistani city of Peshawar last month have been released by a court here, according to media reports.The Special Branch Police arrested two ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

BP Vows To Permanently Cap Gulf Oil Spill


May 19th, 2010 - 1:15 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Monday, BP announced that they plan to siphon at least half of the oil which is spewing into the Gulf of Mexico and that they are ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Activists welcome stay on mega-housing project in Goa


April 23rd, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 23 (IANS) Activists opposed to mega projects in Goa have welcomed the central environment ministry's order keeping a massive DLF-backed housing project in the state in abeyance following a writ ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Torrent to take over power distribution in Agra


March 31st, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 31 (IANS) Power in this Taj city, which suffers erratic and inadequate power supply, will now be supplied by private player Torrent Power Limited.The company will take over power distribution ... Read more...

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Poor police leadership enabled Maoist attack in Bengal


February 18th, 2010 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) Weak intelligence and communication networks, lack of alertness, and poor security made the Eastern Frontier Rifles (EFR) camp at Silda in West Bengal a sitting duck for Maoist ... Read more...

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‘Probe 3 mysterious explosion-like sounds in Goa’


February 14th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 14 (IANS) Goa Rajya Sabha MP Shantaram Naik Sunday officially requested the Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram to dispatch a team of experts to "solve the mystery of three ... Read more...

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Trinamool mob attacks police station, frees detenu


January 26th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 26 (IANS) A mob of 700 to 800 Trinamool Congress supporters Tuesday attacked a police station in South 24-Parganas, beat up several personnel and freed a party activist who ... Read more...

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Indian Army Chief honours Nepalese soldiers, martyrs who fought for India


January 21st, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Jan 21 (ANI): Visiting Indian Army Chief General Deepak Kapoor on Wednesday appreciated the contribution of Nepalese soldiers in the Indian armed forces.Talking to reporters, General Kapoor said the Gorkha ... Read more...

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Dolly Parton scared of major plastic surgeries


January 12th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) Country music legend Dolly Parton will not go under the knife for major plastic surgeries from now on as she is scared of them. The 63-year-old has ... Read more...

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