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Elderly woman killed in Delhi fire


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A woman was killed here Sunday on the second floor of a building when a fire broke out in a shop on the ground floor, ... Read more...

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UP power corporation to open 168 online billing centres


June 7th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 7 (IANS) Buoyed by the success of online billing services, the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) Thursday said it will soon open online payment facilities at 168 ... Read more...

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Tripura to put all ranks of officials under Lokayukta


March 2nd, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 2 (IANS) The Left Front government in Tripura would soon amend the necessary law to bring government employees of all levels under the Lokayukta (ombudsman) to curb corruption, ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan is ‘hollow’, says Chennithala


January 14th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 14 (IANS) Former Kerala chief minister and Marxist leader V.S. Achuthanandan is a "hollow" man, state Congress president Ramesh Chennithala said Saturday."The recent vigilance case exposes him hollow. ... Read more...

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36,000 Chinese officials probed for duty crimes


October 26th, 2011 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 26 (IANS) More than 36,000 civil service officials in China are investigated annually for allegedly committing crimes while on duty, a report said.A total of 3,205 county-level procuratorates ... Read more...

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Four killed in Russian plane crash


August 21st, 2011 - 9:07 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 21 (IANS) A light plane crashed near Russia's second largest city of St. Petersburg, killing all four people onboard, rescue service officials said.The crash occurred 50 km from ... Read more...

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Moscow to cut 1,000 jobs in 2012


August 19th, 2011 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The number of civil service officials in Moscow will be cut by some 1,000 next year, the mayor has said.Sergei Sobyanin said Thursday about 2,000 ... Read more...

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US imposes sanctions against Syria’s intelligence service, officials


April 30th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Damascus, Apr 30 (ANI): The United States has imposed sanctions on the assets of Syria's intelligence service and its director, Ali Mamluk, amid a massive uprising against the regime.The Washington Post ... Read more...

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Al Pacino is involved in tax trouble


March 8th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Al Pacino is said to be in tax default of more than $180,000. The veteran Hollywood star claims that the problem is not from his part.Internal ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi trashes Swamy’s allegations in land allotment


February 8th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 8 (IANS) Countering Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy's allegation that he abused his powers in housing allotment, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Tuesday told the state assembly the discretionary ... Read more...

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Sikh resumes Malaysian National Service training after hair cutting incident


February 7th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Seremban (Malaysia), Feb.7 (ANI): A Sikh National Service (NS) trainee who had complained that his hair was snipped while he slept will resume training today at the Sungkai camp in Perak.According to ... Read more...

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Strategic guru K Subrahmanyam cremated with full honours


February 4th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI): K Subrahmanyam, the doyen of the strategic affairs community in India, a distinguished former civil servant and a prolific writer, was cremated with full honours at the ... Read more...

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Two hurt in roof collapse during MCD demolition


January 5th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Two siblings were injured Wednesday when part of a building's ceiling fell on them while it was being demolished by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) in ... Read more...

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Man buried upright at green cemetery


October 5th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 5 (IANS) An Australian man, who lost his battle with cancer last week, was buried upright in a biodegradable shroud at a cemetery, claimed to be the country's greenest.Allan ... Read more...

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Oz man becomes first to be buried upright at vertical cemetery


October 5th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 5 (ANI): An Australian cancer victim has become the first person to be buried upright at the country's only vertical cemetery.According to the Herald Sun, Allan Heywood lost his battle ... Read more...

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At least eight dead after blasts near parade in Nigeria


October 1st, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by BNO News
ABUJA, NIGERIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least eight people died and three others were wounded after two car bomb explosions in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, in midst of their celebrations on their 50th ... Read more...

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Appointing Thomas as CVC shows centre’s helplessness: Achuthanandan


September 27th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 27 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Monday said the central government has proved its "helplessness" by appointing P.J. Thomas as the Central Vigilance Commissioner. Addressing reporters here, the chief minister ... Read more...

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India International Centre annexe catches fire, members evacuated


August 26th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.26 (ANI): A part of the annexe of the India International Centre (IIC) caught fire on Thursday.Fire service officials said the source of the blaze was the kitchen located on ... Read more...

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Catholic Church Leaders Criticize Julia Roberts’ Eat Pray Love


August 19th, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Julia Roberts starrer Eat Pray Love has upset Catholic Church leaders. They have criticized the movie for overlooking the importance of faith. The movie adaptation of ... Read more...

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Roberts ‘Eat Pray Love’ upsets Catholic leaders


August 18th, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Julia Roberts' recently released movie "Eat Pray Love" has been criticised by Catholic church leaders for ignoring the importance of faith. Catholic News Service officials, Washington, are disappointed with ... Read more...

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Revealing 7/7 attacks details will give future al-Qaeda plotters invaluable weapon: MI5


May 1st, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 1 (ANI): British intelligence agency MI5 bosses have warned that future al-Qaeda plotters will get an "invaluable weapon" if they disclosed why they failed to investigate the ringleader of the ... Read more...

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Fourth fire in scrap market in two weeks, probe sought (Lead)


April 24th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) A fire broke out Saturday in the Mundka scrap market in west Delhi - the fourth in the area in the last two weeks, prompting fire service ... Read more...

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Two killed, 550 shanties gutted in Delhi fires (Second Lead)


April 18th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The national capital Sunday witnessed three incidents of fire that claimed two lives and reduced to ashes 550 slum dwellings, fire service officials said. One person was ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro slaps case against agency for fake jobs (Lead)


April 11th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The Delhi Metro has filed a police complaint against an agency which allegedly advertised 2,000 jobs in the capital's metro rail service, officials Sunday said. Delhi Police ... Read more...

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Fire breaks out at Ahmedabad’s VS Hospital


April 10th, 2010 - 10:57 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Apr 10 (ANI): The X-Ray laboratory and the adjoining rooms of the VS Hospital in Ahmedabad were damaged on Saturday, after a fire broke out inside the hospital premises.At least six ... Read more...

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Blaze in Bangalore defence canteen godown doused (Second Lead)


March 23rd, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 23 (IANS) A fire broke out Tuesday afternoon in a three-storeyed building, serving as a godown of the defence canteen stores, near Trinity Circle in Bangalore's central business district. There ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee wants tax collection to be more humane


March 12th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 12 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has asked Indian Revenue Service officials to consider tax payers as important stakeholders in nation building and to administer taxes with a ... Read more...

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Naked jogger arrested near the White House


January 8th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jan 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Secret Service officials in Washington revealed that a man who took off his clothes and started jogging has been arrested and sent for mental evaluation. ... Read more...

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The Third Gate-Crasher At The White House Party


January 5th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The State dinner which President Barack Obama hosted for the Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on November 24 was attended by some uninvited guests. It was ... Read more...

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Five of a family suffer burns in shanty fire


December 13th, 2009 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Five members of a family Sunday suffered burn injuries when their two-room shanty in northwest Delhi caught fire after a gas leak, officials said. The incident was reported ... Read more...

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Cause of Delhi car fire still unclear, survivor unconscious


December 7th, 2009 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) A day after a woman was charred to death after her car suddenly caught fire on a south Delhi road, police were Sunday still trying to ascertain ... Read more...

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Woman burnt alive as car catches fire in Delhi (Lead)


December 5th, 2009 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) In a gruesome incident, a woman was burnt alive and her husband suffered serious injuries when their car suddenly caught fire Saturday evening and they were trapped ... Read more...

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Woman burnt alive as car catches fire in Delhi


December 5th, 2009 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) A woman was burnt alive and her husband suffered serious injuries when their car suddenly caught fire Saturday evening and they were trapped inside the vehicle, officials ... Read more...

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Close to 100 dead in fire at Russian club (Lead)


December 5th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 5 (DPA) A fire ripped through a club Friday in the Russian city of Perm, killing close to 100 people, according to officials. Russia's Emergency Ministry said 98 people have been ... Read more...

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Bush’s India visit: Last-minute security details being fixed


October 28th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Former US president George Bush, who arrives here Thursday, may not get the same level of security as in his 2006 India visit, but Delhi Police ... Read more...

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