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Suspended cop takes senior ‘hostage’ in Hyderabad


September 12th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 12 (IANS) A suspended head constable took a senior police official 'hostage' here Wednesday, sending shock waves across the police establishment.Giriprasad Sharma, a suspended head constable with the ... Read more...

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Wisconsin gurdwara member shot dead


August 17th, 2012 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 17 (IANS) Less than two weeks after a gunman killed six worshippers at a gurdwara here, a member of the same gurdwara was shot and killed ... Read more...

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Odisha court admits petitions on anganwadi wall collapse


July 18th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 18 (IANS) The Orissa High Court Wednesday admitted two public interest litigations (PIL) seeking an independent inquiry into the deaths of seven children in a day-care 'anganwadi' centre ... Read more...

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Stage set for arrest of suspended Andhra CBI judge


June 2nd, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 2 (IANS) The stage was Saturday set for the arrest of suspended Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) judge in a cash-for-bail scam which has sent shock waves among ... Read more...

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Kerala CPI-M leader charged with murder (Lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Idukki (Kerala), May 28 (IANS) Two days after a CPI-M leader in Kerala claimed his party had killed its foes, police Monday slapped three murder and conspiracy cases against him.The ... Read more...

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Kerala CPI-M leader charged with murder, conspiracy


May 28th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Idukki (Kerala), May 28 (IANS) Two days after a top CPI-M Kerala leader claimed his party had physically annihilated foes in Idukki district, police Monday registered three cases of murder ... Read more...

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CPI-M pulls up leader for murder claims


May 27th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 27 (IANS) The CPI-M Sunday pulled up a Kerala state leader for claiming that his party had physically annihilated foes.Communist Party of India-Marxist state secretary Pinarayi Vijayan said ... Read more...

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‘Builders destroying Himachal’s ecology’


April 22nd, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 22 (IANS) Forests are vanishing, rock blasts are traumatising wild animals and debris is filling up riverbeds with builders having a field day in Himachal Pradesh, says a ... Read more...

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Kidnapped Andhra schoolboy found murdered


April 20th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 20 (IANS) A 12-year-old boy, kidnapped four days ago while he was on his way to school, was Friday found murdered in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district, police ... Read more...

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Indian-American shot dead in California


April 14th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (IANS) A 20-year-old Indian-American, who migrated to the US from Jalandhar in India's Punjab state with his parents seven years ago, has been shot dead in Fremont, ... Read more...

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Moderate intensity quake rocks Kashmir


March 31st, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 31 (IANS) A moderate intensity temblor rocked Kashmir Saturday morning, sending panic stricken locals rushing out of their homes and workplaces."An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale ... Read more...

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Santorum wins Louisiana to slow down Romney


March 25th, 2012 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) Former senator Rick Santorum easily won the Republican presidential primary in Indian American governor Bobby Jindal's home state of Louisiana, somewhat slowing down frontrunner Mitt ... Read more...

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Man hacks wife, five daughters to death


February 20th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 20 (IANS) In a brutal act, a 38-year-old man Monday killed his wife and five daughters in Chhattisgarh after doubting the character of his spouse, police said.The incident ... Read more...

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Jennifer Hudson pays tribute to Whitney Houston


February 13th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The theme for the Grammy Awards was completely changed on Sunday following the death of Whitney Houston last Saturday. The producers had no option than to ... Read more...

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Jeweller found murdered


February 9th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 9 (IANS) A noted jewellery merchant from Visakhapatnam, reported missing in Bengaluru two days ago, was Thursday found murdered in Karnataka's Hassan district, an official said.According to police, ... Read more...

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BJP ministers watch porn in Karnataka assembly; face sack (Second Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 2:02 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 8 (IANS) Two Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ministers in Karnataka, Laxman Savadi and C.C. Patil, were Tuesday caught watching porn on a cell phone in the state ... Read more...

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BJP minister found watching porn in Karnataka assembly (Lead)


February 7th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 7 (IANS) Karnataka Cooperation Minister Laxman Savadi was Tuesday caught watching a sex act on his cell phone inside the state assembly, leaving the ruling Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Geologists uncover how meteorites struck moon


January 24th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 24 (IANS) A wealth of evidence, provided by lunar rock samples, shows how meteorites struck the moon.The study, headed by microstructural geology experts Nick Timms and Steven Reddy, ... Read more...

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Woman scribe arrested for Dey killing (Night Lead)


November 25th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) A woman journalist with an English newspaper here was Friday arrested for alleged involvement in senior journalist Jyotirmoy Dey's killing, sending shock waves in the media ... Read more...

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Indian n-plants absolutely safe: Atomic panel chief


November 10th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 10 (IANS) All Indian nuclear plants are "absolutely safe", Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) chairman Srikumar Banerjee said Thursday and indicated that people living around the upcoming Kudankulam Nuclear ... Read more...

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Iran working on atomic bomb: IAEA


November 9th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 9 (IANS) United Nations weapons inspectors have suggested that Iran "carried out activities relevant to the development of a nuclear device" and that the project may ... Read more...

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Police in China hunt for ‘runaway bosses’


October 26th, 2011 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 26 (IANS) Police in China have launched a crackdown on entrepreneurs who have gone into hiding to avoid repaying bank and informal high-interest loans.The move has come as ... Read more...

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Himachal needs Rs.400 crore for anti-hail guns


August 23rd, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 23 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh requires Rs.400 crore to install anti-hail guns in the state to protect crops from vagaries of the weather, the assembly was told Tuesday."Approximately Rs.400 ... Read more...

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Dravid’s wicket we cherished the most: Swann


August 17th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Spinner Graeme Swann says that among the Indian batsmen, it was the wicket of Rahul Dravid that England cricket team cherished the most.India master blaster Tendulkar ... Read more...

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US loses AAA credit rating, terms it ‘a facts-be-damned decision’ (Lead)


August 6th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) Sending shock waves through America, credit rating agency Standard & Poor's has downgraded its top notch credit rating, stripping the world's largest economy of its prized ... Read more...

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US calls S&P; downgrade ‘a facts-be-damned decision’


August 6th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) As Standard & Poor's move to downgrade the credit rating of the US sent shock waves through America, Obama administration officials called it "a facts-be-damned decision," ... Read more...

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US debt deal to benefit Indian IT sector: Wipro official


August 3rd, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) Indian IT companies will benefit from the landmark US debt deal signed by President Barack Obama Tuesday night, said a top Wipro official."I think the ... Read more...

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Obama signs deal to avoid catastrophic US default (Lead)


August 3rd, 2011 - 3:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) Hours before the midnight deadline, US President Barack Obama signed into law a compromise plan to raise America's $14.3 trillion debt ceiling to avoid a ... Read more...

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Obama signs historic debt deal to avoid default


August 3rd, 2011 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) Hours before the midnight deadline, US President Barack Obama signed a compromise plan to raise America's $14.3 trillion debt ceiling to avoid a catastrophic US ... Read more...

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Justice for Dey: Mumbai scribes to fast from Wednesday


June 15th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Mumbai journalists will launch a relay fast from Wednesday following the Maharashtra government's refusal to hand over journalist Jyotirmoy Dey murder case probe to the Central ... Read more...

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Scribes condemn Mumbai journalist’s murder


June 14th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Wearing black ribbons, journalists from media associations like the Editors Guild of India, the Indian Women's Press Corps (IWPC) and the Press Association came together ... Read more...

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Sketch of Dey’s suspected killer released


June 14th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Mumbai police Monday released the sketch of one of the four suspects in the murder of senior Mid Day journalist Jyotirmoy Dey, an official said here.According ... Read more...

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Justice for Dey: Candlelight march held in Delhi


June 13th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) A candlelight march to protest the murder of Mumbai Mid Day journalist Jyotirmoy Dey was organised in the India Gate area here Monday evening.The Indian ... Read more...

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Srinagar murder case solved: Police


June 10th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 10 (IANS) A dispute over a loan was the reason for the daylight murder of a man here Sunday, police said Friday. Three people including a militant have ... Read more...

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IMF chief denied bail in sex assault case (Lead)


May 17th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 16 (IANS) International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was Monday denied bail as he appeared in court here to answer charges of trying to sexually assault ... Read more...

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