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Triple suicide bombings kill 18 in Afghanistan (Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 18 (IANS) Three suicide bombings rocked three places in Afghanistan, including the capital Kabul, killing at least 18 people, including eight South Africans and three attackers.The other attacks ... Read more...

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Syrian opposition group decries insult to Prophet Mohammad


September 14th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Sep 14 (IANS) A major Syrian opposition group has expressed its distress over the insults caused by a US movie towards Prophet Mohammad but also stated that it is ... Read more...

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Clinton terms anti-Islam video ‘disgusting’


September 14th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Thursday slammed the anti-Islam video that has triggered waves of anti-US protests in a number of Muslim countries, terming it ... Read more...

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US deploys drones, destroyers to hunt for envoy’s killers


September 13th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) The US is deploying warships and surveillance drones in its hunt for those who killed four US diplomatic staffers in Libya, CNN reported Thursday.US ambassador ... Read more...

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Stone struggled to find stage name


August 30th, 2012 - 6:51 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 30 (IANS) Actress Emma Stone was forced to find fame under her nickname because she couldn't find a name she liked, when she realised her birth name ... Read more...

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Museum of erotic art attacked in Moscow


August 30th, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A group of conservative Christian activists have continued their spell of attacks on the Museum of Erotic Art in Moscow, the museum administration said.The activists, ... Read more...

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Bio-access soon to Bombay High Court


August 24th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) As part of enhancing security measures, the Bombay High Court will soon instal a bio-access system for all advocates and staffers, an official said here Friday.Initially, ... Read more...

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Five more swine flu cases in Lucknow


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 23 (IANS) Five more cases of swine flue were reported in the Uttar Pradesh capital Thursday, a day after an elderly person died of the virus here.Samples of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Shakira sues former employees


August 12th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Singer Shakira is taking legal action against two former employees over allegations of extortion and defamation.The "Hips Don't Lie" hitmaker said her ex-workers had threatened ... Read more...

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Gurdwara shooting: Tragic end for Delhi family


August 7th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) This Diwali, Lokinder Kaur's 16-year-long wait would have ended for her husband Ranjit Singh. But destiny had something else in store for Kaur who will never ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Extortion angle being probed in Woodland AGM murder case


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 23 (IANS) The motive behind the July 20 killing of a shoe and apparel firm's senior executive was being narrowed down to him not fulfilling extortion demands and ... Read more...

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Court frames graft charges against Jafer Sharief


July 4th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Former union minister C.K. Jaffer Sharief is set to face trial as a court here Tuesday framed charges against him for his alleged involvement in ... Read more...

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Mantralaya resumes work after four days


June 25th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Four days after a major fire gutted four of its seven floors, work resumed in the Maharashtra state secretariat, Mantralaya, here Monday.Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan along ... Read more...

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NDA staffers arrested for recruitment scam


June 24th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, June 24 (IANS) Two staffers of the National Defence Academy (NDA) and four civilians have been arrested in connection with a major recruitment scam unearthed by the CBI, an ... Read more...

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Mantralaya fire toll rises to five (Second Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) The toll in the major fire that swept the Maharashtra Mantralaya or state secretariat here climbed to five with two more bodies recovered from the sixth ... Read more...

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A day after fire, Mantralaya staffers kept out


June 22nd, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) A day after a major fire gutted the state secretariat here, hundreds of employees who reported to work Friday were not allowed inside the premises owing ... Read more...

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Pune mall catches fire, 15 rescued


June 21st, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, June 21 (IANS) At least 15 customers and staffers were rescued from a major fire that broke out in a shopping mall here Thursday evening, a fire official said."The ... Read more...

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Pakistan dangerous for journalists: Daily


May 4th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 4 (IANS) Those in Pakistan's high offices pay lip service to the media but "what they desire is a media tuned to a level of sycophancy", said a ... Read more...

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No anthrax at Delhi zoo: Officials


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Delhi zoo authorities Wednesday denied the spread of anthrax after a rhinoceros died here last week. Even as over 20 zoo employees are still under ... Read more...

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PTI employees on 30-hour strike (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Employees of the Press Trust of India (PTI), the largest news agency in the country, went on a 30-hour countrywide strike Friday demanding implementation of ... Read more...

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National Insurance assessing loss in AMRI fire


April 20th, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) Public sector National Insurance Company (NIC) Thursday said it is in the process of inspecting and assessing the claim for the damage caused due to a ... Read more...

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Kolkata hospital fire: Director gets bail


April 12th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Thursday granted bail to AMRI Hospital director S.K. Todi, who was booked with 15 others in connection with the fire tragedy at ... Read more...

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Crime nexus forces Goa children’s home to ban mobile phones


April 6th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 6 (IANS) The embarrassed authorities of Apna Ghar, a state-run home for delinquents in Goa, have banned mobile phones on its premises after police investigations revealed that its ... Read more...

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Two more AMRI hospital directors get bail


March 28th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 28 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Wednesday granted bail to two directors of the AMRI Hospital who spent nearly four months in custody after they were arrested for ... Read more...

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Agra bank looted of Rs.11 lakh


March 23rd, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 23 (IANS) A gang of armed robbers struck at a bank branch here as soon as it opened for business Friday and fled with over Rs.11 lakh, police ... Read more...

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CBI facing shortfall of officers: Director


March 23rd, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh), March 23 (IANS) India's premier investigation agency Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is facing a shortfall of officers, the agency's director revealed at a function in the ... Read more...

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Fire at two health care facilities


March 21st, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) Dozens of patients were evacuated from a premier referral hospital here after a major fire, bringing back memories of a hospital inferno that killed 94 people.Another ... Read more...

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Tension brews over smoke at city hospital


March 21st, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) Smoke billowing from the emergency ward of the state-run SSKM Hospital here Wednesday led to several patients being shifted outside for their safety, police said.According to ... Read more...

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Jail riot in UP after prisoner’s death


March 21st, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 21 (IANS) Two jail officials were critically injured in Uttar Pradesh's Mau district when prisoners, outraged over the death of a 22-year-old inmate following alleged medical negligence, attacked ... Read more...

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Two kidnapped in Pakistan


February 29th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 29 (IANS) Two staffers of a hospital were kidnapped Wednesday in the port city of Karachi, a media report said.The abduction took place in Orangi Town when the ... Read more...

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Report on orphanage sex abuse in 10 days: Dikshit


February 24th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 24 (IANS) The report on investigation into the sexual abuse and harassment case at the privately-run Arya Orphanage in the city will be completed within the next 10 ... Read more...

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Another AMRI hospital director granted bail


February 23rd, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Gynaecologist and AMRI Hospital director Pranab Dasgupta was Thursday granted bail by a court here in the fire tragedy case at the medical facility which claimed ... Read more...

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Mail containing suspicious powder sent to US Congress


February 23rd, 2012 - 6:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) Two officials of the US Congress have received letters that contained a "suspicious powdery substance", following which officials sent out a warning cautioning other staffers to ... Read more...

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IGNOU centres to be more disabled-friendly


February 22nd, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) New wheelchairs, lifts and additional security will soon be provided at all regional centres of the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) to help the ... Read more...

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Cold weather kills rare pelicans in Russia


February 21st, 2012 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dalmatian pelicans, a threatened species, are dying of cold and hunger amid freezing weather in Russia's usually warm Dagestan region, where the birds migrated for ... Read more...

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