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Two pushed out of train, die


August 19th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, Aug 19 (IANS) Two people were killed in West Bengal after being pushed out of a Guwahati-bound train carrying Assamese fleeing Bangalore, officials said Sunday.The incident took place Saturday ... Read more...

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Five held in Karnataka for spreading rumours: Shettar (Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, Aug 17 (IANS) Karnataka Police have arrested five people and are hunting for four more for spreading rumours of an impending attack on people from the northeast in ... Read more...

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Haryana woman, daughter commit suicide


August 17th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jhajjar (Haryana), Aug 17 (IANS) Unable to find her husband who went missing mysteriously five years ago, a woman and her teenaged daughter committed suicide in a village in Haryana's ... Read more...

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China’s FDI inflow falls for second month (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 16 (IANS) Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in China fell for the second consecutive month in July as global economic woes continued to weigh heavily.The FDI Beijing drew last ... Read more...

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10 die in attack on Mexican bar


August 15th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Aug 15 (IANS/EFE) Ten people were shot dead at a bar in Monterrey, the capital of the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, by gunmen who identified themselves ... Read more...

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Top UN official to visit Syria


August 14th, 2012 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos will visit Syria and Lebanon to discuss ways to increase emergency aid to civilians affected by the Syrian conflict.UN spokesman ... Read more...

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Gaga plans to meet British Prime Minister


August 13th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 13 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga is reportedly planning to meet British Prime Minister David Cameron to discuss her charity plans.The 26-year-old had launched her Born This ... Read more...

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Briton scoops 148-mn-pound jackpot


August 11th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug (IANS) A Briton has come forward to claim the 148.7 million pounds Euromillions jackpot, making it the nation's second largest lottery win, the Telegraph reported saturday.The win continues ... Read more...

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UP plagued by lawlessness: BJP


August 11th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday said Uttar Pradesh was in the grip of a "jungle raj" (lawlessness) and accused the Samajwadi Party government headed ... Read more...

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Gurdwara shooting: US officials join prayers at Golden Temple


August 10th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Aug 10 (IANS) Officials of the US embassy in India Friday attended the prayer service at the Golden Temple here, the holiest of Sikh shrines, for six people ... Read more...

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Pinki reinstated in Railway job, joins duty


August 10th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 10 (IANS) Asian Games gold medallist athlete Pinki Pramanik, who was accused of being a male and arrested for allegedly raping a woman, has been reinstated in her ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka adds wind power to grid


August 9th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 9 (IANS) Sri Lanka has added 30 megawatts of wind power to its national grid in a bid to reduce power shortage in nearly 60 cities, including Colombo.The ... Read more...

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Mitt Romney confuses ‘Sikh’ with ’sheikh’


August 8th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney twice confused the word "Sikh" with "sheikh" while paying tribute to the Wisconsin temple shooting victims, The Telegraph reported Wednesday.Speaking ... Read more...

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Facebook gambling app evokes public outcry


August 7th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) The first Facebook app to allow players to gamble with real money has provoked an outcry from Christian groups, the Telegraph reported Tuesday.Bingo Friendzy, developed ... Read more...

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Chinese sitcom accused of copying ‘Friends’


August 7th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Aug 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The popular Chinese Sitcom which is known for producing jokes in the entertainment industry is being accused of duplicating other US shows. After the US show Friends ... Read more...

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500,000 Captagon tablets seized in Dubai


August 7th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 6 (IANS/WAM) Dubai Customs has intercepted a massive shipment of 500,000 Captagon tablets, a synthetic amphetamine-type stimulant, at the Jebel Ali port.The Fenethylline drug pills were found in ... Read more...

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Four Garo rebels arrested in Meghalaya


August 6th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 6 (IANS) Border Security Force (BSF) troopers Monday arrested four Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels along the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya, officials said.All the four rebels were ... Read more...

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Therapy for Maruti factory violence victims


August 6th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 6 (IANS) To help injured employees overcome the trauma of the July 18 violence and arson at Maruti's Manesar plant, the company has roped in psychologists for counselling, ... Read more...

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Haryana governor accepts Kanda’s resignation


August 6th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 6 (IANS) Haryana Governor Jagannath Pahadia Monday accepted the resignation of controversial minister of state for home and urban local bodies Gopal Kanda from the Bhupinder Singh Hooda ... Read more...

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IAF rescues marooned civilians in Jammu


August 5th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 5 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Sunday evacuated two dozen stranded civilians from an island in the flooded Tawi river in Jammu, an officer said.The civil administration ... Read more...

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Russia-India military drill to start Sunday


August 5th, 2012 - 8:45 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and India will begin their joint INDRA-2012 anti-terror military exercises in the Siberian republic of Buryatia Sunday, a Russian military official said.The drills will ... Read more...

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Flash floods hit parts of Jammu region


August 4th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 4 (IANS) Flash floods marooned dozens of people following incessant rain in the Jammu region of Jammu and Kashmir as the administration Saturday launched a massive rescue ... Read more...

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Olympics: Moroccan runner expelled for doping


August 4th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moroccan 1,500 metres runner Amine Laalou is out of the Olympics after testing positive for a banned substance, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said Saturday.Laalou, ... Read more...

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Akhilesh not serious on scam probe: BJP


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 2 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday launched a broadside against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, accusing him of giving conflicting statements on an alleged ... Read more...

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NHRC seeks report on Assam violence


August 1st, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 1 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to the Assam chief secretary asking for a detailed report on the recent communal violence in the ... Read more...

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Haryana offers land for cargo airport


July 29th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 29 (IANS) The Haryana government has offered nearly 2,770 acres of land to the central government to set up a Greenfield cargo airport, an official said Sunday.Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Olympic sailing media venue evacuated after fire


July 28th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A seafront complex where the British Olympic sailing team was due to hold a news conference was evacuated Friday due to a fire.The evacuation at ... Read more...

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80,000 displaced in Myanmar unrest


July 28th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 27 (IANS) Some 80,000 people have been displaced in the recent inter-communal clashes in Myanmar, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said Friday.UNHCR spokesman Andrej Mahecic told reporters that ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia threatens to quit Olympics


July 27th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has threatened to withdraw from the Olympics unless a female judo athlete was allowed to wear her headscarf in competition, The Telegraph reported Friday.The ... Read more...

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Navjot Sidhu complains against fake Facebook page


July 26th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 26 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu Thursday complained to the police that the Facebook page in his name is fake and he had nothing to do with ... Read more...

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Ronnie Barker’s son Adam Barker arrested after years of being on the run


July 24th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ronnie Barker’s son Adam Barker arrested after being on the run for a number of years. It may be recalled that he was arrested in 2003 on ... Read more...

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Punjab to act against schools not adopting Punjabi


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 23 (IANS) The Punjab government Monday said strict action would be taken against educational institutions not adopting Punjabi as a compulsory language for teaching and official work.A spokesman ... Read more...

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Putin warns against bypassing UNSC Syria veto


July 21st, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin opposes any action related to Syria not authorised by the UN Security Council, his spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Friday."In the Russian ... Read more...

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Richie confirms girlfriend’s pregnancy news


July 20th, 2012 - 4:29 am ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Guy Ritchie and girlfriend Jacqui Ainsley have confirmed that they were expecting a baby again.Ainsley had sparked rumours of being pregnant Wednesday, when she ... Read more...

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Cause of Sage Stallone’s death still unknown


July 16th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 16 (IANS) The reason behind Sage Stallone's death has not been determined yet, say officials.Sage, 36, was found dead Friday in his Hollywood home. According to reports, ... Read more...

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