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Delay in checking dengue in Bengal, says governor


September 11th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) With five people dead and more than 1,200 people affected with dengue, West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan Tuesday blamed initial delays on the part of ... Read more...

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Looking beyond the communal to diagnose Assam


September 4th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The problem in Assam, which resulted in frequent outbreaks of violence, was not one of illegal immigration alone; there were dangers in demonising a community ... Read more...

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Swine flu patients swell to 56 in Lucknow


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 3 (IANS) The number of people confirmed positive with the deadly swine flu virus has risen to 56 in the Uttar Pradesh capital, officials said, as they stepped ... Read more...

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‘Terror attack doubles damage’


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 2 (IANS) A terror attack often strikes twice - snuffing out lives and later shaping our response to the event, which could be as damaging as the first, ... Read more...

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Media spreading canard to hold market: Mamata


August 28th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday continued her tirade against the media, accusing it of propagating "false news" to hold on to the market."The ... Read more...

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I don’t love to see negative stories: Mamata


August 24th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 24 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday said she does not love to see negative stories."I don't love to see negativity. Even if there is ... Read more...

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Can’t rule out more border tunnels: Home secretary


August 24th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 24 (IANS) The presence of more tunnels along the International Border (IB) with Pakistan cannot be ruled out, Home Secretary R.K. Singh said Friday after arriving in Jammu ... Read more...

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Congress, Left slam Bengal government over rape cases


August 19th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) As the West Bengal government termed reports of recent rape cases as a "rotten campaign" against it, the Congress, a junior partner in the ruling alliance, ... Read more...

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High alert in Chhattisgarh


August 14th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 14 (IANS) In view of the warning issued by the union home ministry and a recent spurt in violence by the Maoists, the Chhatisgarh government has stepped up ... Read more...

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Hilsa selling at Rs.1,000-1,500 in Bengal, prices to continue soaring


August 8th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) The monsoon delicacy Hilsa, without which a Bengali platter is never complete, has been selling between Rs.1,000 and Rs.1,500 and a state minister says the silvery ... Read more...

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NHRC notice to Haryana on abandoned baby girls


July 11th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Wednesday issued notice to Haryana in the wake of a reported spurt in cases of baby girls being abandoned ... Read more...

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‘Economic activities behind spurt in human trafficking’


July 11th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) Human trafficking for purposes other than sex trade has been on the rise in the county. With the increase in the level of economic activities, the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China’s June export growth slows


July 10th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 10 (IANS) China's exports rose 11.3 percent year on year to $180.21 billion in June, slowing from the 15.3-percent spurt in May, authorities said Tuesday.Imports increased 6.3 percent ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Woodchunks suspected in cemetery flags theft case


July 9th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hudson, July 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There has been a spurt in cases in which cemetery flags in Hudson have been stolen. More than 75 flags were reported to be stolen from the ... Read more...

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‘Gandhigiri’ to protect tigers in Maharashtra (With Images)


July 1st, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandrapur (Maharashtra), July 1 (IANS) Alarmed at the rise in tiger poaching, wildlife lover Bandu Dhotre will start a fast unto death in Nagpur from Monday to seek protection for ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Andhra continues crackdown on bus operators


June 20th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 20 (IANS) Intensifying their crackdown on private bus operators across Andhra Pradesh, the authorities Wednesday seized 83 buses plying in violation of rules.The Road Transport Authority (RTA) conducted ... Read more...

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Delhi crime spurt threat to people’s safety: Court


June 10th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Sending two robbers to jail, a Delhi court has expressed concern over the security and safety of the public due to a spurt in crime ... Read more...

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NHRC concerned over crime against women in Assam


May 29th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 29 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Tuesday expressed concern over the rise in crimes against women in Assam but described the situation as better on the ... Read more...

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BJP raises concern over depreciating rupee


May 16th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Murli Manohar Joshi Wednesday raised concerns over the depreciating value of the rupee against the dollar and questioned if ... Read more...

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Chidambaram is biggest murderer of democracy: Swami Agnivesh (Interview)


May 7th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Saying the government has "done nothing" to address the rights of poor tribals, noted social activist and former peace negotiator Swami Agnivesh blames Home ... Read more...

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MPs raise issue of attacks on northeast students


April 30th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Members of parliament from the northeast Monday raised in the Lok Sabha the issue of attacks on students from the region and demanded an inquiry ... Read more...

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‘Social networking, Team Anna raised Goa poll percentage’


April 9th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 9 (IANS) Social networking sites and Team Anna were the key factors in upping Goa's voting figures from 63 percent to a stunning 82.8 percent in last ... Read more...

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Garo rebels pose challenge to peace: Governor


March 9th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 9 (IANS) Meghalaya Governor R.S. Mooshahary Friday expressed concern over the spurt of violence unleashed by rebels of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA)."This group (GNLA) poses a ... Read more...

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Welfare homes themselves violate child rights: Agnivesh


February 20th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The institutions responsible for the welfare of children themselves violate child rights, activist Swami Agnivesh said Monday, referring to the alleged abuse of inmates in ... Read more...

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Pursue dialogue, governor tells Jammu and Kashmir people


January 25th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 25 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra Wednesday urged the people of the state to shed their inhibitions and join hands to seek resolution of issues confronting ... Read more...

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In Sabarimala, a season of crowds, snakes and pickpockets


January 9th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Sabarimala, Jan 9 (IANS) Last year, this place suffered a terrible tragedy when 102 people died in a stampede. But pilgrims are still thronging the Sabarimala temple, the revered Hindu ... Read more...

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Mining association admits to illegal exports from Goa


November 21st, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 21 (IANS) An association of leading mine owners in Goa Monday admitted to illegal mining and exports of iron ore in Goa, but expressed concern over a ... Read more...

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2011 crucial for India to eradicate polio: WHO


October 24th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) With just one case of polio recorded till now this year, the World Health Organisation (WHO) Monday said 2011 will be crucial for the country ... Read more...

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Pay for damage to public property to get bail: Court (Lead)


October 24th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 24 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Monday reiterated that those who are arrested for damaging public property would get bail only after depositing money equivalent to the ... Read more...

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Horror in Karachi: Torture cells, knives to cut limbs


September 9th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) Photographs of torture cells and a variety of knives to cut limbs of victims were part of a presentation that Interior Minister Rehman Malik made to ... Read more...

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Navy commander among two killed in Karachi


September 1st, 2011 - 3:26 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 1 (IANS) Two people, including a lieutenant commander of Pakistan Navy, were shot dead by gunmen Wednesday in the country's port city of Karachi.Both were returning from Eid ... Read more...

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Kidnappers fight with police in Nepal capital


August 30th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 30 (IANS) As Nepal's new Maoist Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai assumed office Tuesday, a gunfight broke out between police and kidnappers in the capital, underscoring the fragile security ... Read more...

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Orissa cancels doctors’ leave as dengue spreads


August 13th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 13 (IANS) Orissa Saturday cancelled the leave of doctors working in three state-run medical colleges after a spurt in dengue cases in 11 of the state's 30 districts.The ... Read more...

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US stocks rise after choppy trading


August 13th, 2011 - 5:24 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 13 (IANS) US stocks rose Friday after choppy trading on a series of mixed economic data, enabling the investors a less anxious weekend, Xinhua reported.Despite the two-day ... Read more...

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Railway police forces to join hands to curb crime


August 12th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 12 (IANS) In the wake of a spurt in cases of drugging on trains, a high-level meeting Friday decided on enhanced coordination between the Railway Protection Force (RPF) ... Read more...

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