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‘Education City’ emerges in Chhattisgarh’s Maoist zone


July 16th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 16 (IANS) It lies at the heart of the Maoist badlands in Chhattisgarh but is now set to acquire the tag of Education City with the creation ... Read more...

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Spain to seek dialogue with Britain over Gibraltar


May 24th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 24 (IANS/EFE) Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo said here Wednesday that he will convey an offer of dialogue with Britain over the future of Gibraltar when he ... Read more...

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Maoists run for cover in their safest zone in Chhattisgarh


March 20th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 20 (IANS) Maoists, who have failed to carry out any major attack in the past six months in Chhattisgarh, are instead running for cover in the Abujhmad forest ... Read more...

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Gibraltar to decide its own future, Britain tells Spain


February 22nd, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS/EFE) Britain will not negotiate with Spain on the question of sovereignty over Gibraltar without the approval of the colony's residents, Premier David Cameron said here ... Read more...

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Industrialist’s kidnapped son untraced in Chhattisgarh


December 26th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 26 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Police are clueless about the whereabouts of the 16-year-old son of a leading industrialist who was kidnapped Dec 15 in full public view when ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Kenneth forms in the Eastern Pacific, expected to strengthen


November 21st, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Storm Kenneth formed far off the Pacific coast of Mexico on Sunday afternoon, forecasters said, and the system is expected to become a rare late season hurricane ... Read more...

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India-Bangladesh border guards to meet over murder attempt


August 19th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 19 (IANS) Indian and Bangladeshi border guards will meet Saturday after armed Bangladeshi nationals attempted to murder an Indian villager at Borhil area on the southern tip of ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh on alert against Maoist strike


August 14th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 14 (IANS) An alert was sounded across Chhattisgarh Sunday and security strengthened as the outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) threatened to disrupt Independence Day functions Monday, police ... Read more...

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Two Bangladeshis killed by Meghalaya villagers


August 13th, 2011 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 12 (IANS) Two Bangladeshi nationals were killed Friday when residents of a village on the India-Bangladesh border attacked them, police said, adding a team had rushed to the ... Read more...

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One couple on a drive - along India’s border


August 12th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 12 (IANS) Even before stepping on the gas, they are describing their journey as insanely long, incredibly extensive and a never done before thing. But when Chennai-based couple ... Read more...

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Maoists call for another weeklong shutdown


July 25th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 25 (IANS) The outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) Monday called for a weeklong shutdown from July 28 in its stronghold Dandakaranya region in Chhattisgarh.Police found several banners ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh plans anti-Maoist drive along Orissa border


June 7th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 7 (IANS) Chhattisgarh is set to launch a massive anti-Maoist drive in a forested pocket in Raipur district along the Orissa border, sources said Tuesday.Nine Chhattisgarh policemen May ... Read more...

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Journalist ‘gatecrashes’ with novel set in Kerala


May 25th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Journalist Binoo K. John calls himself a bit of "gatecrasher" as he debuts as a novelist with "The Last Song of Savio De Souza", saying ... Read more...

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Nine Chhattisgarh policemen killed in Maoist ambush (Second Lead)


May 24th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 24 (IANS) The bodies of nine police personnel, including an additional superintendent of police, who were missing since Monday afternoon after Maoists ambushed their vehicle near the Chhattisgarh-Orissa ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh Maoist ambush: Nine policemen confirmed dead (Lead)


May 24th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 24 (IANS) The bodies of nine police personnel, who were missing since Monday afternoon after Maoists ambushed their vehicle near the Chhattisgarh-Orissa border, were recovered Tuesday morning, police ... Read more...

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10 policemen missing after Maoist ambush in Chhattisgarh


May 24th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 24 (IANS) Ten police personnel, including an additional superintendent of police, are missing since Monday afternoon after Maoists ambushed their vehicle at a thickly forested area along the ... Read more...

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Neanderthals may have lived 8,000 years longer than thought


May 13th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 13 (IANS) Neanderthals, experts believe, died between 37,000 and 40,000 years ago. However, latest stone artefacts discovered in Russia may mean they actually lived for a further 8,000 ... Read more...

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Inflow of salt water from Indian Ocean could stabilize climate in Europe


April 30th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 30 (ANI): It has been predicted that global warming will weaken the effects of the Gulf Stream leading to dry climate in Europe, but a new study has suggested that ... Read more...

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BRICS cooperation to benefit Africa: expert


April 11th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, April 11 (IANS) BRICS, a group of emerging economies, will change global governance, and benefit Africa through more cooperation, a South African expert said.BRICS is an acronym for Brazil, ... Read more...

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Forest official killed by Maoists in Chhattisgarh (Third Lead)


March 22nd, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 22 (IANS) Maoists abducted a deputy ranger-rank forest official from his residence and slit his throat in Chhattisgarh, police said Tuesday, adding they had begun combing operations to ... Read more...

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Forest official killed by Maoists in Chhattisgarh (Second Lead)


March 22nd, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 22 (IANS) Maoists abducted a deputy ranger-rank forest official from his residence and hacked him to death in Chhattisgarh, police said Tuesday, adding they had begun combing operations ... Read more...

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Forest official killed by Maoists in Chhattisgarh (Lead)


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 22 (IANS) Maoists forcibly took away a forest official of the deputy ranger rank from his official residence and hacked him to death in Chhattisgarh, police said ... Read more...

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Maoists kill forest official in Chhattisgarh


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 22 (IANS) Maoists forcibly took away a forest official of the deputy ranger rank from his official residence and killed him brutally in Chhattisgarh, police said Tuesday.The killing ... Read more...

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Thousands of Indians entering US illegally through Mexico: Report


February 7th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) Thousands of immigrants from India have crossed into the United States illegally in the last year through Mexico using what the Los Angeles Times calls ... Read more...

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Maoists set truck on fire


November 26th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 26 (IANS) Maoists Friday set a truck on fire on a national highway in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region, police said.About 30 Maoists intercepted the truck loaded with coconuts in Dantewada ... Read more...

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Security up in Chhattisgarh’s Maoist-hit Dantewada


October 27th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 27 (IANS) Security was tightened in Chhattisgarh's Maoist-hit Dantewada district Wednesday after armed rebels set a road construction vehicle on fire, police said."Extra police force has been sent to Chhindgarh ... Read more...

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Maoist hotbed Bastar gets 3G coverage


October 23rd, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 23 (IANS) Public sector telecom major Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) Friday launched its much-awaited third generation (3G) services in Chhattisarh's Bastar region, considered to be India's nerve centre of ... Read more...

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Meghalaya woman killed on India-Bangladesh border


September 27th, 2010 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 27 (IANS) A woman was killed and two were seriously injured Monday in an alleged attack by Bangladeshi nationals at Hat Thymmai village on the southern tip of Meghalaya near ... Read more...

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Massive quake damages New Zealand’s Christchurch city


September 4th, 2010 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, Sep 4 (DPA) The New Zealand city of Christchurch was extensively damaged early Saturday when it was hit by a massive 7.4-magnitude earthquake which flattened buildings, ripped up roads and cut ... Read more...

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Tropical storm warnings extended as Frank moves parallel to Mexico coast


August 23rd, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- A tropical storm warning was extended on Monday after Tropical Storm Frank continued to move parallel to the coast of southern Mexico, meteorologists said.As of 8:00 a.m. PDT ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Frank forms off Mexico’s Pacific coast, warning issued


August 22nd, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- A tropical storm warning was issued on Sunday morning after Tropical Storm Frank formed off the southern coast of Mexico, meteorologists said.The storm first formed as Tropical depression ... Read more...

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Oil spill threatens toothy marine predator


May 28th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico threatens the existence of a toothy marine predator that has been recognised as America's cultural and historic icon, according to ... Read more...

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Explosives seized from bus on Bangladesh border


May 13th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 13 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) troopers Thursday seized explosives from a bus near the Bangladesh border in southern tip of Meghalaya, an official said. "We found four packets ... Read more...

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Mexican navy rescues eight Americans adrift in sea


March 17th, 2010 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 17 (IANS/EFE) The Mexican navy rescued eight Americans who were drifting in the Pacific on board a pleasure boat after one of its engines caught fire, stranding them eight ... Read more...

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Mystery of Japanese monk who never reached India


February 4th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 4 (IANS) A prince-turned-Buddhist monk from Japan set out on a pilgrimage to India over 1,000 years ago. It is a mystery how he ended up in Malaysia where ... Read more...

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