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Motorsports: Karun, team fourth in Sao Paulo practice


September 14th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo (Brazil), Sep 14 (IANS) The JRM Racing Team, preparing for this weekend's fourth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship, enjoyed good free practice sessions at the iconic ... Read more...

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Mid-air passenger fight forces Swiss plane to return


September 4th, 2012 - 8:08 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Sep 4 (IANS) A Swiss International Airlines plane from Zurich to Beijing was forced to return Sunday after two Chinese passengers fought above Moscow, a company spokesperson said ... Read more...

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FIR against Sikar government hospital head


August 28th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 27 (IANS) A FIR was lodged against a superintendent of a government hospital for alleged negligence after a 23-year old woman and her newly-born daughter died Monday in ... Read more...

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Chandhok finishes seventh at Silverstone


August 27th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone, Aug 27 (IANS) Indian racer Karun Chandhok, in his JRM Racing, finished seventh overall in the 6 Hours of Silverstone in the fourth round of the World Endurance Championship.Just ... Read more...

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Chandhok qualifies seventh for Six Hours of Silverstone


August 26th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone (England), Aug 26 (IANS) Indian driver Karun Chandhok and his JRM Racing enjoyed a solid qualifying session in preparation for the Six Hours of Silverstone in the World Endurance ... Read more...

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JRM team, Karun hoping for good result at Le Mans


August 23rd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone, Aug 23 (IANS) The JRM Racing team, comprising Karun Chandhok, David Brabham and Peter Dumbreck, is hoping to improve on its sixth place finish at the Le Mans 24-hour ... Read more...

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Massive fire in Dubai perfume factory


August 23rd, 2012 - 5:26 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 23 (IANS) A major perfume factory in Dubai was gutted in a huge fire Wednesday along with four warehouses, according to media reports. There were, however, no casualties ... Read more...

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Colombian caught trying to board plane with grenade


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Aug 22 (IANS/EFE) A man was arrested when a grenade was found in his carry-on luggage as he tried to board a commercial flight in the southwestern Colombian city ... Read more...

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Russia’s ISS crew members complete spacewalk (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 7:08 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian cosmonauts Gennady Padalka and Yury Malenchenko completed a six-hour spacewalk having carried out all planned maintenance tasks on the International Space Station (ISS).The cosmonauts ... Read more...

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Two boys drown in pond in Rajasthan


August 18th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 18 (IANS) Two young boys were drowned while they were swimming in an overflowing pond in Rajasthan's Nagaur district Saturday, police said.According to the police, the incident occurred ... Read more...

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UP comes to a grinding halt due to power failure


July 31st, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 31 (IANS) Life came to a standstill in Uttar Pradesh Tuesday as the Northen Grid tripped again around 1:30 p.m.,leading to a power blackout in most towns and ... Read more...

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Lack of sleep can slow you down


July 29th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 29 (IANS) If you sleep only for five to six hours, it is bound to affect your work negatively. Experts recommend eight hours of sleep for ideal health ... Read more...

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Traffic jam causes child’s death in Pakistan


July 27th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) A child stuck in a massive traffic jam, following protests over frequent power outages, died due to the searing heat in Pakistan's northwest, a media report ... Read more...

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Power crisis will ease, Andhra CM assures industry


July 19th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 19 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Thursday assured the industry that current electricity crisis would ease soon as steps are being taken to narrow ... Read more...

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Romanian woman alleges Goa Police apathy


July 9th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 9 (IANS) An unidentified man had tried to rape her on a beach near here in March. Four months later, with the attacker still at large and the ... Read more...

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Baby dies after sitters injects him with drugs


July 7th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS) A nine-month-old baby in Philadelphia died after his two sitters, aged 24 and 27, injected his feet and hands with heroin and cocaine, a media report ... Read more...

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Sarabjit and Surjeet: Shock in one home, joy in another (Second Lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar/Ferozepur, June 27 (IANS) The fate of two Indians in Pakistani jails -- Sarabjit Singh and Surjeet Singh -- by the turn of events since Tuesday has made their families ... Read more...

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Teenager falls into Bengal well (Lead)


June 24th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) Nearly six hours after a teenaged boy Sunday fell into a 30-feet-deep well in West Bengal's Howrah district, around the same time when a four-year-old girl's ... Read more...

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Fire destroys Maruti ancillary unit in Gurgaon


June 20th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 20 (IANS) A factory that supplied parts to passenger car maker Maruti Suzuki was gutted in a major fire here Wednesday morning, a fire official said. No one ... Read more...

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‘Patang’ brings healing touch to Gujarat (With Images)


June 10th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 10 (IANS) Indian-American director Prashant Bhargava chose to set his award-winning first feature film "Patang" (Kite) about family conflict in Ahmedabad because of the unique way people of ... Read more...

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CBI seeks another three-day custody of Jagan


June 7th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 7 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Thursday dismissed a CBI plea seeking custody of jailed parliamentarian Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy for three more days to question him in ... Read more...

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CBI questioning Jagan for second day


June 4th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 4 (IANS) For the second consecutive day Monday, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) questioned jailed YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy for alleged corruption.The CBI, given ... Read more...

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Pakistani-origin man charged with murdering Thai lover


May 31st, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) A man of Pakistani origin has been charged with the murder of his girlfriend in a subway in Britain's Berkshire city. She was a trained kick-boxer ... Read more...

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Myanmar to hire gas turbines from Japan


May 28th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 28 (IANS) Myanmar will hire three gas turbines from Japan in a bid to ease the country's power shortage, the official media reported.The deal on three 120-megawatt gas ... Read more...

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US, Japanese firms to build power plants in Myanmar


May 23rd, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 23 (IANS) Myanmar plans to build more power plants in the country with companies from the US, Japan and South Korea in an effort to address the electricity ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Curfew further relaxed in Meghalaya


May 11th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 11 (IANS) With the situation in its riot-hit areas limping to normalcy, authorities in Meghalaya Friday further relaxed curfew in the plains of West Garo Hills district bordering ... Read more...

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Chandhok eighth fastest in World Endurance qualifier


May 5th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium), May 5 (IANS) India's Karun Chandhok, driving for JRM Racing, set the eighth-fastest time in the qualifier for round two of the FIA World Endurance Championship here Friday.Chandhok ... Read more...

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Tatra scam: CBI grills Tejinder for 6 hours (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The CBI Wednesday questioned Lt. Gen. (retd) Tejinder Singh for six hours in connection with alleged irregularities in the import of all-terrain heavy-duty Tatra trucks ... Read more...

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Venus to cross sun’s face in a lifetime event


May 1st, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) On June 5 and 6, millions of people worldwide will be able to spot Venus crossing the Sun's face in what will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. ... Read more...

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Mexican woman pregnant with nine babies


April 27th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) A Mexican woman, who has already given birth to triplets, is now pregnant with nine babies.Karla Vanessa Perez -- whose age was not disclosed -- is ... Read more...

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Signal snag hits thousands of Metro commuters (Lead)


March 29th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) On a day when restrictions were imposed on several roads in Delhi due to the BRICS summit, thousands of Metro commuters in the national capital ... Read more...

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Ricky Martin dedicates prize to victim of homophobic violence


March 27th, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, March 27 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican singer Ricky Martin dedicated a prize he received from the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation to a Chilean gay man who is ... Read more...

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James Cameron dives to deepest point of ocean


March 26th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 26 (IANS) "Titanic" and "Avatar" director James Cameron succeeded in reaching the depth of the Mariana Trench Sunday, becoming the first person in the world to ... Read more...

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Conspiracy to create unrest in Bengal: Mamata


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) Alleging there was an attempt to inject communal disharmony in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday ordered a probe into the issue and appealed ... Read more...

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Britain unveils annual budget


March 21st, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) British Finance Minister George Osborne Wednesday unveiled the budget for the 2012-2013 fiscal in parliament, announcing wide ranging tax reforms to reward work and support growth.Osborne ... Read more...

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