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Bengal faces eight hours of blackout (Third Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) Lakhs of people across West Bengal had a harrowing time Tuesday as the state witnessed a total blackout triggered by the Eastern Grid's sudden collapse. ... Read more...

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Blackout in Bengal, trains stranded, Mamata appeals for calm (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) Lakhs of people across West Bengal had a harrowing time as the state witnessed a total blackout triggered by the Eastern Power Grid's sudden collapse. ... Read more...

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Power outage in West Bengal, many trains stranded (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) There was no power in all of West Bengal, with the exception of some parts of the state capital, as the Eastern Grid collapsed suddenly ... Read more...

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Senior Haryana official found unconscious, hospitalized


April 14th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 14 (IANS) Haryana's chief parliamentary secretary (CPS) Ram Kishan Fauji was admitted to the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here after he was found unconscious ... Read more...

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Kotla Test: India in trouble as 17 wickets tumble on 2nd day


November 7th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) The West Indies put India on the backfoot as they took a vital 95-run first-innings lead and while stretching it to 116 by stumps ... Read more...

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India struggling against West Indies in first Test (Tea report)


November 7th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) India failed to capitalise on a good start, suffering a sudden collapse to struggle at 151 for four in their first innings at tea ... Read more...

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Libyan regime collapse could create ‘tidal wave’ of refugees to EU


February 22nd, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.22 (ANI): European Union ministers have warned that their shores could be hit by a tidal wave of refuges should the Colonel Gaddafi-led regime in Libya collapse.According to The Telegraph, officials ... Read more...

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Building collapses in Ahmedabad, two killed


January 28th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Jan 28 (ANI): Two people were killed and at least fifteen people are feared trapped in the debris following the collapse of a five storied under construction building in Kalupur area ... Read more...

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Ashes ‘hammering’ suggests that Oz cricket system is not working: Roebuck


January 8th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 8(ANI): Noted cricket commentator Peter Roebuck has urged Cricket Australia to instigate an independent review of all cricketing bodies in the country following the 3-1 Ashes series defeat to England. ... Read more...

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Indian students left stranded in Australia with closure of tenth school


November 7th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov. 7 (ANI): Hundreds of Indian students studying in Australia have been left in the lurch, with the sudden collapse of the Global Campus Management Group closing down four colleges in ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama urges China to adopt democracy


September 3rd, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, Sep 3 (DPA) The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, called Thursday on China to introduce democracy to avoid a collapse like that of the Soviet Union. The Dalai Lama, invited ... Read more...

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China may lose growth momentum: leading economist


June 19th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, June 19 (IANS) The Chinese economy, hit "very severely" by the global economic crisis, could dip one more time if the government does not roll out structural ... Read more...

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Rise in CO2 levels 200 mln yrs ago led to sudden collapse in plant biodiversity


June 19th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have found that a rise in carbon dioxide (CO2) levels 200 million years ago led to a sudden ancient collapse in plant biodiversity.The ... Read more...

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Roman-era catacombs unearthed near Bethlehem


April 27th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, April 27 (ANI): Archaeologists have unearthed Roman-era catacombs in Bethlehem during construction in an empty lot beside Bethlehem University.According to a report by the Ma'an News Agency, the small underground cave ... Read more...

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Pakistan among ‘five countries in deep trouble’


April 23rd, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 23 (IANS) Political chaos and increasing terrorist activities, coupled with a worsening economic scenario, makes Pakistan one of the five countries in deep trouble, according to a listing prepared by ... Read more...

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Fossil corals show catastrophic sea-level rise about 121,000 years ago


April 16th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): A study, which is being touted as controversial, has said that fossil coral reefs at a Mexican theme park "confirm" that sea levels rose rapidly about 121,000 ... Read more...

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Mexico, Pakistan face risk of ”Rapid and Sudden Collapse”


January 15th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.15 (ANI): A report prepared by the U.S. Joint Forces Command has said that Mexico and Pakistan are at risk of a "rapid and sudden collapse." "In terms of worst-case scenarios ... Read more...

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‘Leadership is a critical challenge during slowdown’


November 14th, 2008 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 14 (IANS) Leading people during a slowdown is the most critical challenge facing corporate managers, said a top industry official here Friday. "The task is to lead and not manage ... Read more...

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Girl killed in house collapse


September 12th, 2008 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Sep 12 (IANS) A girl was killed and three others hurt when four houses collapsed in the Khanpur area of the city, the police said Friday.The incident occurred Thursday night at ... Read more...

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EU calls for market-oriented farm reforms


May 20th, 2008 - 11:34 pm ICT by admin
DPA Brussels, May 20 (DPA) The European Union (EU) member states should allow their farmers to respond to market conditions and stop paying them to produce unwanted goods, the bloc's executive recommended Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka register consolation win over Australia


February 29th, 2008 - 10:19 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Feb 29 (IANS) A spirited display by Sri Lankan bowlers helped them claim a consolation win by 13-runs against Australia in the Commonwealth Bank one-day triangular series here Friday. Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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