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Lenin monument vandalised in Russia


September 1st, 2012 - 5:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A monument of Vladimir Lenin, the leader of the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution, has been vandalised in St. Petersburg city, according to a museum spokesperson.Red ... Read more...

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Air India’s staff strength to be right-sized: Ajit Singh


July 17th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 17 (IANS) Some wings of national carrier Air India would soon be hived off to right-size its staff strength and monetise its assets for an early turn-around, Civil ... Read more...

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Syndicate Bank opens 108 branches in a day


March 31st, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 31 (IANS) Setting a record of sorts, state-run Syndicate Bank Saturday opened 108 new branches across 15 states and Andaman & Nicobar islands simultaneously through the electronic route ... Read more...

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Bangaloreans run for healthy heart on Valentine’s Day


February 15th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 14 (IANS) While Cupid-struck lovers were busy exchanging roses, gifts and greeting each other to celebrate Valentine's Day, about 1,000 denizens of this tech hub ran a marathon ... Read more...

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Land scam probe against another Karnataka minister


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 22 (IANS) Karnataka's Lokayukta (ombudsman) special court Tuesday ordered an inquiry into the role of Housing Minister V. Somanna, former state chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and two ... Read more...

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Teen falls to death from Australia bridge


August 29th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 29 (IANS) A teenaged boy, who was attempting to scrawl graffiti on the Southern Expressway bridge in South Australia, fell to his death early Monday morning.Southern Expressway bridge ... Read more...

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2,000 years old Xi’an tomb unearthed to study Western Han Dynasty


April 9th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, April 09 (ANI): Chinese archaeologists have excavated a tomb built more than 2,000 years ago in the ancient capital of Xi'an to study the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC ... Read more...

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One dead, twenty injured in South Africa bus-taxi crash


December 20th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by BNO News
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- One person was killed on Monday and twenty others were injured when a fully-laden minibus taxi slammed into a passenger bus on the N1 highway ... Read more...

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Shanghai residents being duped into buying retired taxis


December 14th, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Dec 14 (IANS) People in Shanghai, who want to purchase second-hand cars, are now being duped into buying retired taxis that have been modified and repaired by dubious dealers, an investigation ... Read more...

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Gangster’s accomplice killed in Bangalore gun battle


September 26th, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 26 (IANS) A suspected accomplice of gangser Ravi Pujari was killed early Sunday in a gun battle, police said. "The suspect, Chandru, 30, was first shot at by our patrol squad ... Read more...

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Infosys employee held for wife’s murder


August 14th, 2010 - 2:55 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 14 (IANS) Satish Kumar Gupta, a senior employee of the Infosys Technologies Ltd, was detained late Friday in connection with the murder of his wife Priyanka here, police said. "He has ... Read more...

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Army to relocate Service Corps centre to Bangalore from Gaya


August 12th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 12 (IANS) The Army Service Corps (ASC) centre (North) will be re-located to Bangalore from Gaya in Bihar to train more officers and meet the shortage in the Indian Army. The ... Read more...

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Wife of Infosys employee found murdered in Bangalore


August 10th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 10 (IANS) The 25-year-old wife of an Infosys Technologies Ltd employee was found dead in her flat early Tuesday, with her throat slit and her hands and legs tied, police ... Read more...

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Hezbollah chief describes Israel as ’state of terror’


June 5th, 2010 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, June 5 (DPA) Hezbollah chief Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah has described Israel as a "state of terror", referring to the attack on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla in which nine activists died. Six aid ... Read more...

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Wipro seeks 50 acres near Bangalore airport for IT park


February 5th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 5 (IANS) Global software major Wipro has applied for 50 acres of land near the Bangalore international airport for setting up an IT park, an official said Friday. "Wipro has applied ... Read more...

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Hunt on for Bangalore club head for bungee jumper’s death


April 12th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 12 (IANS) A hunt is on to arrest the head of a city-based adventure club following the death of a 25-year-old engineer while he was bungee jumping Saturday, a police ... Read more...

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Mumbai gets world-class hospital from Ambani family


January 26th, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 26 (IANS) This west coast metropolis Monday got a new world-class healthcare facility in the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital and Medical Research Institute (KDAH), a 730-bedded private hospital with over ... Read more...

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Protesters use diaspora meet to garner attention to cause


January 8th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Activists of a Tamil nationalist group and a Hindu organisation Thursday organised separate demonstrations in this city, where the Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas (PBD) is underway, to draw ... Read more...

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Former government employees robbed, murdered in Chennai


January 1st, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 1 (IANS) A middle-aged couple, formerly employed with central government organisations, were Thursday found murdered in their house in southern suburb of Chennai, the police said. According to police ... Read more...

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Techie arrested in Chennai for threat email to president


October 16th, 2008 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) A software engineer employed in an infotech company was arrested here Wednesday evening for allegedly sending a threatening email to President Pratibha Patil, police said.Top police sources identified ... Read more...

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Relative arrested for murder of MGR kin (Lead)


September 8th, 2008 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) A woman was remanded to judicial custody Monday for allegedly masterminding the murder of her relative, Vijay Kumar, a kin of former Tamil Nadu chief minister M.G. Ramachandran, ... Read more...

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Relative arrested for murder of MGR kin


September 8th, 2008 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) A woman was arrested Monday for allegedly masterminding the murder of her relative, Vijay Kumar, kin of former chief minister M.G. Ramachandran, police said. The six men that ... Read more...

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Train runs over four of family in Chennai


August 27th, 2008 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 27 (IANS) Four members of a family including a woman were killed when an train ran over them in a southern suburb here Wednesday, fire services personnel said."The family was ... Read more...

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Two held for murder of MGR’s relative


August 23rd, 2008 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 23 (IANS) Two men were arrested in Bangalore and brought here in connection with the murder of A. Vijayan, a relative of late Tamil Nadu chief minister M.G. Ramachandran, the ... Read more...

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MGR relative’s murder case handed over to CID (Lead)


June 10th, 2008 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 9 (IANS) Five days after the murder of a relative of late Tamil Nadu chief minister M.G. Ramachandran, the case was transferred to the Criminal Investigation Department of the Crime ... Read more...

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Chennai cops fail to make headway in MGR kin’s murder


June 9th, 2008 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 9 (IANS) Five days after the murder of a relative of late Tamil Nadu chief minister M.G. Ramachandran, the police have failed to make any headway in the case. The ... Read more...

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MGR relative’s murder close to being solved: police


June 6th, 2008 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 6 (IANS) The mystery behind the murder of the late Tamil Nadu chief minister M.G. Ramachandran's relative K. Vijayan was about to be solved, a police official said here Friday. ... Read more...

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Blast hits Sri Lankan bus, 20 killed


June 6th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo , June 6 (ANI): At least 20 people have been killed and 40 injured in a bomb explosion in a bus in Colombo .The explosion in a southern suburb ... Read more...

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Lankans Tamils arrested with fake currency


June 4th, 2008 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 3 (IANS) Two Sri Lankan Tamils were jailed Tuesday evening for depositing fake Rs.1,000 notes amounting to Rs.200,000 in a private bank here, police said. The suspects were identified as ... Read more...

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Curious teenager killed in freak lift accident


May 21st, 2008 - 11:21 am ICT by admin
Chennai, May 21 (IANS) Shoddy maintenance of a residential building's lift system caused the death of a teenager in the southern suburb of Selaiyur here late Tuesday evening, the police said. A ... Read more...

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Rs.200 mn mutual fund scam unearthed in Chennai


May 17th, 2008 - 1:37 am ICT by admin
Chennai, May 16 (IANS) Police are on the lookout for three men who duped hundreds of investors of Rs.200 million through a fake mutual fund scheme here. Police said Friday that they ... Read more...

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Cyclone Nargis triggers fears in Tamil Nadu


April 28th, 2008 - 10:27 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, April 28 (IANS) The weather bureau Monday predicted rain in Tamil Nadu following the development of cyclonic storm Nargis 700 km southeast of here in the Bay of Bengal, leaving many ... Read more...

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Arab leaders wrap up Damascus summit


March 30th, 2008 - 7:47 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Damascus, March 30 (Xinhua) The 20th Arab League (AL) summit in the Syrian capital wrapped up Sunday with a call to boost solidarity and unity among the Arab countries. The Damascus Declaration, ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi announces cash prize for world carrom champ


March 12th, 2008 - 1:16 am ICT by admin
Chennai, March 11 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Tuesday evening announced a cash prize of Rs.1 million for World Carrom Champion Ilavazhagi, the daughter of a poor three-wheeler driver. "Ilavazhagi's ... Read more...

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Bus bombing in Lanka wounds 18


February 23rd, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by admin
Colombo, Feb 23 (ANI): At least eighteen people were injured on Saturday when a bomb exploded in a bus in the outskirts of Colombo, according to Sri Lankan military officials. The blast ... Read more...

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