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India tests Agni-III missile (Second Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 21 (IANS) India Friday test fired its nuclear-capable Agni-III ballistic missile from a base in Odisha, an official said.The surface-to-surface missile, with a range of over 3,000 km, ... Read more...

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India tests Agni-III missile (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 21 (IANS) India Friday test fired its nuclear-capable Agni-III ballistic missile from a base in Odisha, an official said.The surface-to-surface missile, with a range of over 3,000 km, ... Read more...

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Congress for special assembly session to discuss Goa mining issue


September 21st, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 21 (IANS) The Congress Friday demanded a special one-day session of the Goa legislative assembly to discuss the illegal mining issue, even as a mining department official suspended ... Read more...

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Two Boko Haram commanders killed in Nigeria


September 21st, 2012 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, Sep 21 (IANS) Two top commanders of the Boko Haram outfit have been killed in an operation in the restive state of Borno in Nigeria, the military said.The outfit ... Read more...

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Blast at Mexican gas facility kills 26, seven still missing


September 20th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by BNO News
REYNOSA, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- At least 26 people were killed Tuesday and seven others remain missing after a huge blaze erupted at a PetrĂ³leos Mexicanos (Pemex) natural gas facility in northern ... Read more...

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Tibetan ‘Flame of Truth’ reaches Mumbai


September 18th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) The 'Flame of Truth' relay torch, launched by the Tibetan parliament-in-exile to support the cause of Tibetan independence from Chinese rule, reached here from Pune on ... Read more...

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BJP MPs walk out of 2G JPC meet, say no point in continuing (Second Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) BJP members of a parliamentary panel probing the 2G spectrum allocation walked out of a meeting Tuesday against the chairman's refusal to call Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Irish newspaper suspends editor over topless Kate photos


September 18th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by BNO News
DUBLIN, IRELAND (BNO NEWS) -- The editor of the Irish newspaper Daily Star was suspended on late Monday over his decision to re-publish topless photographs of Prince William's wife Kate, the Duchess ... Read more...

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Shinde admits writing to PM for coal block allocation


September 17th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde Monday admitted writing a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in 2007 recommending allocation of a coal block to a ... Read more...

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BJP questions government contention on FDI in retail (Lead)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The BJP Monday questioned the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government's contention that the states were free to decide on allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in ... Read more...

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Congress hopes to convince allies on diesel hike


September 14th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Congress Friday expressed the hope that it would be able to convince its allies DMK and Trinamool Congress on the "unpleasant but unavoidable" ... Read more...

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US child custody row: Couple advised to await court verdict


September 13th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The government Thursday said it has advised an Indian couple embroiled in a custody battle with a child protection agency in New Jersey (US) to ... Read more...

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BJP criticises PM over advice to media


September 13th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday criticized Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for his remarks that media should avoid sensationalism in its reporting and said ... Read more...

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NHRC issues notice to Jharkhand government


September 13th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Thursday issued notice to the Jharkhand government on police action on a protest against acquisition of agricultural land in ... Read more...

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Champion Russian wrestler dies of heart attack at 35


September 13th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former European Greco-Roman wrestling champion Sergei Artyukhin has died of a heart attack aged 35, the Russian Wrestling Federation announced Thursday.Artyukhin, the brother of ex-NHL ... Read more...

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Don’t give importance to foreign media about India: Congress


September 12th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday said the Indian media was no less than any other media and asked it not to give importance to what the ... Read more...

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SP questions Rahul’s leadership, Congress condemns remark (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Ridiculing the talk of Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi being projected as prime ministerial candidate, the Samajwadi Party Wednesday doubted his ability to lead ... Read more...

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Brand Rahul does not exist, says BJP


September 12th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday targeted Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi for remaining "silent" on corruption issues and claimed that the "Brand Rahul" ... Read more...

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IAF says pilot did not refuse to fly Rahul


September 12th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Rejecting reports that its pilot refused to fly Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi in Assam, the Indian Air Force Wednesday strongly defended the decision, ... Read more...

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Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi to be released Wednesday


September 12th, 2012 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Jailed cartoonist Aseem Trivedi will walk out of prison Wednesday afternoon, an India Against Corruption (IAC) spokesperson said.An IAC team will be present to receive ... Read more...

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BJP’s charges on coal blocks are false: Coal minister


September 11th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 11 (IANS) Coal Minister Shriprakash Jaiswal Tuesday termed the BJP's allegation of irregularities in coal blocks allocation as "false" and a "face saving measure".Jaiswal said the Bharatiya ... Read more...

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BJP slams Gogoi’s remarks on Muslims


September 11th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The BJP Monday criticized Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi for linking birth rate among Muslims in Assam to illiteracy and said the Congress has ... Read more...

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Cartoonist’s arrest an over-stretch: Congress


September 10th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Congress Monday termed arrest of political cartoonist Aseem Trivedi as a bit of an "over-stretch" but said "there are certain emblems and national ... Read more...

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Congress questions CAG’s credibility on coal report


September 10th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Congress Monday attacked the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), India's official auditor, by questioning the credibility of its report on the coal blocks ... Read more...

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Decision on prime ministerial candidate at appropriate time: BJP


September 10th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The BJP Monday did not reject or endorse remarks of Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray backing Sushma Swaraj as NDA's prime ministerial candidate but ... Read more...

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3 Russians saved from drowning off Goa beach


September 10th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 10 (IANS) Three Russians have been saved from drowning at the Colva beach, 40 km from here, officials of a private lifeguard agency said Monday.A spokesperson for the ... Read more...

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Anna’s cartoonist supporter sent to police custody


September 9th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) A Mumbai court Sunday remanded Aseem Trivedi, an Anna Hazare supporter and political cartoonist, to seven days police custody for drawing an allegedly derogatory sketch ... Read more...

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Four killed in combat chopper crash in Russia


September 9th, 2012 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least four people were killed when a Mi-35 combat helicopter crashed in a mountain in southwestern Russia's Dagestan region.The four were found dead at ... Read more...

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Sivakasi blast: NHRC notice to Tamil Nadu


September 7th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice the Tamil Nadu government and sought a report on the explosion in the Sivakasi fireworks factory that ... Read more...

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World must remain vigilant against food price hikes: UN


September 7th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 7 (IANS) The UN has reported that global food prices remained steady in August, but warned that the international community should continue to be vigilant and seek ... Read more...

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First man on moon to be buried at sea


September 7th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) US astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon, will be buried at sea, family spokesperson Rick Miller said.Miller said Thursday that no other details ... Read more...

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Policeman killed in Chechnya car bombing


September 7th, 2012 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) One police officer was killed when a bomb planted under his car detonated in the Chechen capital of Grozny, an official said.A spokesperson for the ... Read more...

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List of venues for 2018 World Cup to be announced Sep 29


September 5th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The final list of host cities for the 2018 Football World Cup in Russia is to be announced Sep 29, a spokesperson for the Russia ... Read more...

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Mumbai Metro accident: One killed, seven injured


September 4th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) One person was killed and seven others were injured when a slab of a staircase of an under-construction Metro railway station collapsed here Tuesday, officials said.The ... Read more...

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Assamese begin return journey to Bangalore, Pune


September 4th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 4 (IANS) In groups small and large, people from the northeast who fled cities like Bangalore and Pune fearing violence following Bodo-Muslim clashes in Assam have started returning ... Read more...

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