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Obama condemns US envoy’s killing in Libya


September 12th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Wednesday condemned the killing of the American ambassador to Libya, and said he was a "courageous and exemplary representative" of the ... Read more...

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239 die as blaze engulfs two factories in Pakistan (Fourth Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) At least 239 people met a macabre death when fire raced through two factories, one in Karachi and the other in Lahore. The bigger of the ... Read more...

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US ambassador killed in Libya attack (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) The US ambassador to Libya has been killed after being attacked by militiamen who stormed the American consulate in the eastern city of Benghazi, BBC reported ... Read more...

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135 die as flames engulf two factories in Pakistan (Third Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) At least 135 people met a horrific death when flames engulfed two factories, one in Karachi and the other in Lahore. The bigger of the two ... Read more...

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US ambassador killed in Libya attack


September 12th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) US Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens was killed in Tuesday's conflict in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi, Xinhua reported citing Al Jazeera TV.Hundreds of protesters, angered ... Read more...

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Three killed in Jharkhand hospital fire


September 8th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 8 (IANS) Three people, including a woman, died in a fire that broke out in a hospital in Jharkhand's Bokaro district, police said Saturday.The fire broe out in ... Read more...

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Good samaritan in China tracked down through internet


August 28th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 28 (IANS) A good samaritan who helped a man who suffered an epileptic attack even when onlookers told him not to do so has been tracked down ... Read more...

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Girl suffocates to death in hole dug at beach


August 28th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Aug 28 (IANS/AKI) A 12-year-old Italian girl on vacation with her family in France died from suffocation in a hole she dug at a beach.The girl's death was confirmed ... Read more...

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Eight killed in stampede at Pakistan shrine


August 20th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) At least eight people were killed Monday in a stampede at a dargah in Pakistan's Sindh province, a media report said.The stampede at the Pir Jo ... Read more...

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Malaysian girl dies during exorcism ritual


August 7th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) A three-year-old Malaysian girl has died after seven members of her family allegedly suffocated her during an exorcism ritual, the Daily Mail reported.The ritual took place ... Read more...

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Traffic jam causes child’s death in Pakistan


July 27th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) A child stuck in a massive traffic jam, following protests over frequent power outages, died due to the searing heat in Pakistan's northwest, a media report ... Read more...

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Toxic gases kill four in Rajasthan well


June 17th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 17 (IANS) Four men, aged between 20 and 40 years, Sunday suffocated to death due to poisonous gases in a 30-feet-deep well in Rajasthan, police said.The incident took ... Read more...

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Deserter IAF officer escapes from custody, yet untraced


May 16th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 16 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) and Haryana Police are hunting for a wing commander, declared a "deserter" December last year, after he escaped from air force ... Read more...

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Infant buried on tantrik’s advice, survives


April 14th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hapur (Uttar Pradesh), April 14 (IANS) A nine-day-old child was buried alive by his parents in Hapur on the advice of an occult practitioner. The incident came to light Saturday ... Read more...

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Four killed in Andhra fire mishap


March 29th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 29 (IANS) Four persons were killed in a blaze in Andhra Pradesh's West Godavari district Thursday, police said.A police official said a fire broke out and soon engulfed ... Read more...

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150 cats die in Beijing blaze


February 18th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 18 (IANS) An early morning fire at the house of an elderly animal lover killed about 150 stray cats she had looked after over the years, a media ... Read more...

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Newly-wed Pakistani couple dies of suffocation


February 8th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) A newly-wed couple in a rural area of Pakistan's Islamabad city died of suffocation caused by gas leakage from a room heater, said police. They were ... Read more...

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Three killed as molasses tank bursts in Odisha


January 23rd, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 23 (IANS) An elderly woman and two minor children died due to suffocation after the molasses tank of a sugar factory burst and the slurry entered their slum ... Read more...

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Fire kills two kids in Paris


January 23rd, 2012 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 23 (IANS) A fire in a northern suburb of Paris killed two children Sunday while 19 other people suffered from suffocation, a media report said.Two brothers aged between ... Read more...

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Three oil plant workers suffocate to death


January 9th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 8 (IANS) Three workers at an oil refining plant here died of suffocation when they climbed into a oil tank to clean it Sunday, police said.Police have arrested ... Read more...

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14 killed over land dispute in Pakistan


December 29th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 29 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed Thursday over a land dispute between two families in Pakistan's Gujranwala city, police said.Police official Ahmed Mubarak said members of ... Read more...

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Goa government lambasted on illegal mining in anniversary feature


December 13th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 13 (IANS) Constant efforts by the state government to play down the illegal mining scandal in Goa notwithstanding, a feature article released by the Press Information Bureau ... Read more...

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Bodies of two Kerala nurses sent home


December 12th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 11 (IANS) The bodies of two nurses of the city's Advanced Medicare & Research Institute (AMRI) hospital who died while saving the lives of the patients during a ... Read more...

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AMRI death toll rises to 93


December 11th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 11 (IANS) The toll in AMRI Hospital fire tragedy rose to 93 after two patients who were evacuated to two different hospitals died Sunday morning. "Babulal Bhattacharya died in ... Read more...

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Palestinian demonstrator injured during West Bank protest dies


December 11th, 2011 - 2:54 am ICT by BNO News
RAMALLAH (BNO NEWS) -- A Palestinian protester who was seriously injured during a weekly protest in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh on Friday has died of his injuries, the Palestine ... Read more...

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Stampede kills 16 pilgrims, injures more than 50 in northern India


November 8th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by BNO News
HARIDWAR, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least sixteen Hindu pilgrims were killed on late Tuesday morning in a stampede during a religious ceremony in northern India, officials said. More than 50 others ... Read more...

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Patient abandoned on operating table dies


August 26th, 2011 - 4:15 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 26 (IANS) A man died of suffocation when he was abandoned by doctors on an operating table in a hospital in China, after fire broke out in a ... Read more...

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Six dead in China shop fire


August 25th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 25 (IANS) Six people, who were sleeping inside a shop, were killed Thursday after a fire engulfed an entire floor of a three-storey building in China, officials said.The ... Read more...

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19 die during urs celebration in Pakistan


July 22nd, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) At least 19 people have died in separate incidents of drowning and suffocation in the intense heat during an annual urs celebrations in Pakistan's Sindh province, ... Read more...

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Ex-IAF officer, wife murdered (Lead)


July 4th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 4 (IANS) A retired Indian Air Force (IAF) officer and his wife were found murdered in their ransacked Ghaziabad house Monday morning, police said.Bodies of Rana Pratap and ... Read more...

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Ex IAF officer, wife murdered


July 4th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 4 (IANS) A retired Indian Air Force officer and his wife were found murdered in their ransacked Ghaziabad house Monday morning, police said.Police said unidentified robbers barged into ... Read more...

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Afghan doctor found dead in Delhi


June 22nd, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) An Afghan national was found dead under mysterious circumstances here, police said Wednesday.The 35-year-old doctor identified as Salamat Ali, was found dead Tuesday night at ... Read more...

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19 killed, hundreds injured in clashes across Yemen


May 12th, 2011 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 12 (IANS) At least 19 people were killed and hundreds of others injured when Yemeni security forces opened fire to disperse the protesters in Yemen's capital city and ... Read more...

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Chinese woman suffocates to death after TV blast


April 26th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 26 (IANS) A Chinese woman died of suffocation in her Shanghai apartment after a television set exploded in a flat below hers.Cai Shuwen, a student at the Shanghai ... Read more...

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Ex-official’s nephew, three others held for his killing


April 11th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) A nephew of a retired Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) official has been arrested for his murder in west Delhi last month, police said Monday. ... Read more...

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