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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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Chelsea win Champions League for the first time


May 20th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Munich, May 20 (IANS) Chelsea have for the first time won the Champions League, European soccer's premier club competition, managing to pip Bayern Munich in the penalty shootout 4-3 ... Read more...

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‘Indian oil investments in both Sudans safe’


April 4th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Both Sudan and South Sudan have assured India that its $2.5 billion investment in the oil industry spanning the trans-national border are safe and will ... Read more...

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Fake Indian currency recovered, three held


March 18th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 18 (IANS) Tripura Police have arrested two people, both residents of Bihar's Kishanganj district, with fake Indian currency notes while depositing them in a bank here, police said ... Read more...

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India mulling naval protocol to prevent skirmishes at sea


December 2nd, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) In the light of some incidents involving warships from Pakistan and China, India is considering a protocol on the lines of the Cold War era ... Read more...

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Pune police chief gets notice from NHRC


August 12th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The Pune police commissioner has been issued notice by the apex human rights body for the firing on a farmers rally that left at least ... Read more...

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At least six killed in Kabul, Afghanistan clashes


August 9th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least six people were killed and 18 others were wounded during clashes triggered by land disputes in Kabul, Afghanistan, officials said Tuesday.The clashes broke out at ... Read more...

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Nepal-Tibet trade talks kick off


May 9th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 9 (IANS) The two-day trade talks between Nepal and Tibet kicked off in Kathmandu Monday, seeking to ratchet up bilateral trade and cooperation.The Nepal-Tibet Trade Facilitation Committee talks ... Read more...

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Northern army commander visits India-China border, Siachen


March 10th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 10 (IANS) Indian Army's commander in Jammu and Kashmir reviewed the situation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China during a visit to Ladakh region, a ... Read more...

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Pak situation can’t be compared with events in Middle East: Gilani


March 7th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 7(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that the current situation in the Middle East cannot be compared with that of Pakistan, as the country's "institutions are ... Read more...

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17th century notebook reveals how women were punished for witchcraft


March 4th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): A 17th Century notebook revealing how women were tried, tortured, convicted and hanged for witchcraft has been published online.Experts from University of Manchester photographed the notebook, kept at ... Read more...

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Fugitive Indian casino king seeks truce with Nepal


February 28th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 28 (IANS) A controversial Indian businessman who enjoyed monopoly over Nepal's multi-billion rupee casino industry but had to flee the country after growing disputes with the government has ... Read more...

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Bahrain king phones Egyptian military chief


February 15th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Manama, Feb 15 (IANS) Bahraini King Hamad Bin Isa al-Khalifa has telephoned the head of Egypt's ruling military council, Field Marshal Mohammed Hussein Tantawi, a day after 14 people were injured in ... Read more...

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Cameron Diaz Remarks That Snoop Dogg Vended Her Marijuana In High School


January 21st, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
: Hollywood’s gorgeous actress, Cameron Diaz, has remarked in the TV program, ‘Lopez Tonight’, that she was a consumer of marijuana in high school, with the rap megastar, Snoop Dogg, a ... Read more...

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N. Korea says shelling incident caused by S. Korean provocation


December 9th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.9 (ANI): North Korea has blamed South Korea for last month's shelling of Yonphyong Island, saying that Seoul's "deliberate provocation" fuelled its aggressive response.According to a detailed report, released by ... Read more...

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Over 70 percent polling in Kerala civic elections (Lead)


October 25th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 25 (IANS) Over 70 percent voting was recorded in local bodies elections in seven districts of Kerala Monday, officials said. Polling passed off mostly peacefully, barring skirmishes reported from a ... Read more...

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Over 75 percent voting in Kerala local bodies polls (Lead)


October 23rd, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 23 (IANS) Over 75 polling was recorded in the first phase of Kerala local bodies elections in seven districts Saturday. The elections were not trouble-free as country-made bombs went off ... Read more...

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Indian Army Chief’s statement on Pak ‘jingoistic & unwise’: Pak FO


October 17th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 17 (ANI): Pakistan has taken serious notice of a recent statement given by the Indian Army Chief about his 'threat perception' from the neighbouring nation, and has called it irresponsible, ... Read more...

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Pakistan, China two irritants for India: Army chief (Second Lead)


October 15th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Describing China and Pakistan as "two irritants" for India, Army Chief General V.K. Singh Friday said the terror infrastructure across the western border and Beijing's rising military ... Read more...

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Pakistan, China two irritants for India: Army chief (Lead)


October 15th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Describing China and Pakistan as "two irritants" for India, General V.K. Singh, army chief, Friday said the terror infrastructure across the western border and Beijing's rising military ... Read more...

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Pakistan, China irritants for India: Army chief


October 15th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Calling Pakistan and China "irritants" for India, army chief General V.K. Singh Friday said the terror infrastructure across the western border and Beijing's rising military prowess were ... Read more...

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10 dead in suicide blast at Mogadishu airport


September 9th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Sep 9 (DPA) A suicide blast at the airport of Somali capital Mogadishu Thursday killed at least 10 people, witnesses said. Witnesses said they saw a bomber drive up to the main ... Read more...

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Blair pelted with eggs, shoes


September 4th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) Former British prime minister Tony Blair was Saturday pelted with eggs and shoes as the first public signing session to promote his memoirs in the Irish capital Dublin ... Read more...

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Kyrgyzstan arrests agitators as riot toll touches 120 (Second Lead)


June 14th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bishkek/Moscow, June 14 (DPA) The Kyrgyz military said Monday it has arrested several snipers in camouflage uniforms and provocateurs whom it blames for fresh unrest that has left some 120 people dead ... Read more...

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Kyrgyzstan prepares for Russian troops as toll rises (Lead)


June 14th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow/Bishkek, June 14 (DPA) Officials at a Kyrgyz airport located in the strife-riven southern city of Osh have been ordered to prepare the facility for the arrival of Russian troops, the AKIpress ... Read more...

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Two Pak soldiers, 40 militants killed in FATA


June 10th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jun.10 (ANI): At least forty extremists and two security officials were reportedly killed in skirmishes between extremists and Pakistan security forces in various areas of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas' ... Read more...

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Strategic experts caution over increasing face-offs along China border


June 9th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 9 (ANI): Giving an alarming view of the poor border infrastructure, strategic experts have cautioned that increasing face-offs along the China border may lead to firings and skirmishes as ... Read more...

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‘China way ahead of India in border infrastructure’


June 9th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) China's border infrastructure is way ahead of India, strategic experts observed here Wednesday and cautioned that increasing face-offs along the boundary with China may lead to ... Read more...

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70 to 75 percent voting in West Bengal civic polls despite violence


May 30th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, May 30 (ANI): The West Bengal civic polls witnessed 70 to 75 per cent polling on Sunday despite violent incident reported from different parts of the State.In today's polls, about ... Read more...

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Torres denies putting country before club


April 20th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 20 (ANI): Ace striker Fernando Torres, who faces up to six weeks on the sidelines, is confident of spearheading Spain's bid for success in South Africa. He has also ... Read more...

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Four terrorists, soldier killed in Kashmir gun battle (Second Lead)


April 2nd, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 2 (IANS) Four terrorists and an army soldier were killed in a gun battle in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district Friday, police said. Firing was still on in the area ... Read more...

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Some Bangladeshi border guards attempting land grab: BSF


March 15th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 15 (IANS) A section of "overenthusiastic Bangladeshi border guards" are attempting to create trouble along the frontier by grabbing Indian territory, a Border Security Force (BSF) officer said here ... Read more...

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BSF tightens security on Bangladesh border after firing


February 16th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 16 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) has tightened security along the India-Bangladesh border after Bangladesh's border guards have been resorting to "intermittent unprovoked firing" in south-western Meghalaya, officials said ... Read more...

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Shops remain shut in Shimla to protest cow slaughter (Second Lead)


February 13th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 13 (IANS) Normal life was hit in this Himachal Pradesh capital Saturday as private business establishments adhered to the shutdown call by various Hindu organisations and remained closed till ... Read more...

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2010 Mahakumbh a bigger draw than earlier fairs (With Images)


January 18th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Haridwar, Jan 18 (IANS) The 2010 Mahakumbh Mela has been a huge pilgrim draw with five million people visiting the holy cities of Rishikesh and Haridwar in the first two ... Read more...

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