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300,000 tourists flock to terror-hit Swat valley

September 11th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 11 (IANS) A staggering 300,000 tourists from across the country have visited the picturesque yet terror-ravaged Swat valley in northwest Pakistan since the beginning of Eid, a ... Read more...

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Elderly woman found killed in Delhi

May 4th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) A 60-year-old woman was found battered to death inside her residence in the capital early Friday morning, police said. Shanti Devi was found dead around ... Read more...

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Room for admission seekers, the St Stephen’s way

June 27th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) It's first time in Delhi for Nagaland residents Marisha and her father. At a loss on where to stay while seeking admission in Delhi University, ... Read more...

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‘Gay caveman’ ‘neither gay nor a caveman’

April 10th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
Montreal, April 10 (ANI): The discovery of a 5,000-year-old skeleton that was buried in a peculiar way has researchers suggesting the prehistoric man found outside modern-day Prague could have been gay or ... Read more...

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Duped Tri Valley students ignored red flags

February 2nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) Even as Indian missions in the US are making all out efforts to help hundreds of students caught up in an immigration scam by a sham ... Read more...

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‘Salmaan Taseer sacrificed his life for me’: Blasphemy-accused Pak-Christian woman

January 8th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 8 (ANI): Aasia Bibi, the Pakistani Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy, broke down in her prison cell and wept inconsolably when she learnt of the assassination of Salmaan ... Read more...

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Johnny Weir Shares Room With Tanith Belbin

February 17th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Vancouver, Feb 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent development, Johnny Weir, a US figure skater has got a room at the Vancouver Winter Olympics village which he will have to ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad girl accuses father of raping her for years

September 25th, 2009 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 25 (IANS) A 20-year-old girl from Ghaziabad has accused her father of raping her for the past several years, police said Friday. The girl, who is studying MBA in a private ... Read more...

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Landslide in Nainital claims three lives

July 10th, 2009 - 10:35 pm ICT by ANI
Nainital, July 10 (ANI): Incessant overnight rains resulted in landslide at Nainital in Uttarakhand on Friday.Due to the impact of the landslide, a boulder fell on a house in the early morning ... Read more...

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Movie Review: Kirkit (2009)

June 12th, 2009 - 11:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Kitkit+Cricket = Kirkit: Amateurish CrapRating: 1 out of 5*Starring: Jackie Shroff, Sayali Bhagat, Sanjay Kapoor, Johhny Lever and Gulshan GroverDirector: Shashi PreetamFive spoilt rich brats come to Goa on a holiday ... Read more...

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‘Slumdogs’ of India’s IT hub log in to bridge digital divide

April 7th, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Bangalore, April 7 (IANS) A technology revolution of a different kind is quietly under way in India's IT hub, where slum children log into computers to bridge the digital divide ... Read more...

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Handwashing may be best way to fight MRSA

March 31st, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 31 (ANI): Regular handwashing by hospital staff and visitors could be more effective at controlling the spread of the hospital superbug MRSA than isolating infected patients, according to a new ... Read more...

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Of Bollywood’s new-found love for NRIs and Delhi

March 4th, 2009 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) What is common between Abhishek Bachchan, Abhay Deol and Aftab Shivdasani? First, their names start with the letter A. Second, in their recent releases they play NRIs. And ... Read more...

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Rimpa was pretty and amiable, recall Nithari neighbours

February 13th, 2009 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Jovial, pretty, intelligent and amiable - that is how Nithari neighbours remember 14-year-old Rimpa Haldar, who was raped and brutally murdered by businessman Moninder Singh Pandher and ... Read more...

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Life in 12 square metres - resettling with hope (Feature)

February 3rd, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) A person needs no more than two square metres of land after death. Chandana Das shows how a family of five can live on 12 - and ... Read more...

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Tamil film industry mourns comedian Nagesh’s death (Lead)

January 31st, 2009 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 31 (IANS) The Tamil film industry paid rich tributes to veteran movie actor-comedian Cyril K. Nagesh, who passed away here Saturday at the age of 77, with superstar Kamal Haasan ... Read more...

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Palestinian refugees in Delhi face humanitarian crisis

January 18th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Palestinian refugees in the Indian capital say they are facing tough conditions and lack of resources is even preventing them to send their children to schools."We are ... Read more...

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Upcoming Telugu actress found murdered

December 17th, 2008 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 16 (IANS) Upcoming Telugu actress Bhargavi was Tuesday found murdered in her apartment here, with the police suspecting her live-in partner Praveen Kumar, who committed suicide, behind the crime.Both bodies ... Read more...

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‘Dead man’ speaks, gives police a fright

December 5th, 2008 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Dec 5 (DPA) A Serbian policeman taking photos of what he thought was corpse of an emaciated man nearly fainted when the man raised its head and complained about flashes of ... Read more...

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The rags-to-riches story of the woman who wrote Mamma Mia

July 3rd, 2008 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3 (ANI): Ten years ago she was drowning under a big pile of unpaid bills, but as the Millennium drew towards a close, Catherine Johnsons life took a U-turn, ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh priest has 40,000 conch shells!

June 8th, 2008 - 10:13 pm ICT by ANI
By Narender Singh ParmarChattarpur (Madhya Pradesh), June 8 (ANI): Believe it or not, a temple priest in Madhya Pradesh's Chattarpur district has raised a collection of over 40,000 conch shells and ... Read more...

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Train priests locally, Malaysia tells Sikhs

April 20th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, April 20 (IANS) The Malaysian government has advised the 100,000-strong Sikh community in the country to train priests locally to reduce dependence on those from India. But the Sikhs have ... Read more...

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Former UK PM Thatcher admitted to hospital for tests

March 8th, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar.8 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Baroness Margaret Thatcher has been taken to hospital for precautionary medical tests. The 82-year-old has been admitted to St Thomas' Hospital in central London for medical ... Read more...

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Kashmiri Pandits rehabilitation begins in Budgam

March 4th, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by admin
Sheikhpora (J-K) Mar 4 (ANI): The resettlement of migrant Kashmiri Pandits has started at Sheikhpora in Jammu and Kashmirs Budgam District. Thirty Kashmiri Pandit migrant families have shifted into newly constructed flats here ... Read more...

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