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Veteran actor A.K. Hangal is dead (Lead)


August 26th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Veteran Bollywood actor A.K. Hangal passed away here Sunday morning after a prolonged illness aggravated by a recent hip fracture, a family member said. Hangal ... Read more...

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I will really miss Scott, says Cruise


August 21st, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 21 (IANS) Actor Tom Cruise has paid tribute to "Top Gun" director Tony Scott, who committed suicide by jumping off a bridge here."Tony was my dear ... Read more...

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‘Top Gun’ director jumps to death


August 20th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 20 (IANS) "Top Gun" director Tony Scott has committed suicide by jumping off a bridge here.According to witnesses, Tony jumped off the bridge in San Pedro Sunday ... Read more...

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One killed in Thane building collapse


August 19th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Aug 19 (IANS) One person was killed and three others were injured when the top two floors of an old building collapsed Sunday in Bhiwandi town of Thane ... Read more...

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Himachal may see heavy rains, rivers in spate


August 19th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 19 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh may experience heavy rainfall in the next two days, while the Chandigarh-Manali National Highway-21 remained disrupted throughout the day Sunday due ... Read more...

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US drones kill seven in Pakistan (Lead)


August 19th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Seven people were killed in Pakistan Sunday in US drone strikes targetting suspected militants.At least two people were killed in a drone strike launched Sunday afternoon ... Read more...

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Quake jolts northeast India


August 19th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 19 (IANS) An earthquake of moderate intensity shook India's northeast Sunday afternoon. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage to property.The quake measuring 5.0 on the ... Read more...

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Tamil meet to go ahead Sunday: Karunanidhi


August 12th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 11 (IANS) With police denying permission to hold the Tamil Eelam Supporters Organisation's (TESO) public meeting and the judicial ruling expected Sunday afternoon, DMK president M.Karunanidhi Saturday said ... Read more...

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Kim Kardashian flaunts her bikini body in underwater photos


August 7th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The famous Kim Kardashian keeps on surprising her fans with new outcomes pertaining to herself. On a Sunday afternoon she spent all her time by the ... Read more...

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13 dead in China workshop blast


August 6th, 2012 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 6 (IANS) At least 13 people died while 14 injured following an explosion occurred at a workshop in China's Zhejiang province, Xinhua reported.According to rescuers, the accident occurred ... Read more...

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Tension in Assam’s Bodo areas as four bodies found, curfew imposed


August 5th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 5 (IANS) Tension again gripped the violence-affected Kokrajhar and Chirang districts in Assam on Sunday after the recovery of four bodies - two in each district where clashes ... Read more...

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Panda gives birth to sixth cub at San Diego zoo


July 30th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Diego, July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 20 year old panda Bai Yun has set a record by giving birth to its sixth cub at the San Diego zoo. Officials opine that ... Read more...

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Defiant MNS asks Mumbai residents not to pay toll tax


July 29th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Defying Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan's threat of action, the Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) Sunday called upon the people of Mumbai not to pay ... Read more...

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Over 50 injured as Haryana farmers clash with police (Second Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rewari (Haryana), July 22 (IANS) Over 50 people, including 40 police personnel, were injured Sunday afternoon as an agitation by farmers against land acquisition turned violent near Asalwas village in ... Read more...

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Youth hangs himself in Delhi


July 16th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) A 19-year-old youth, hailing from Uttar Pradesh, facing financial crisis for the past few years, committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan at ... Read more...

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Rajesh Khanna likely to be discharged Tuesday


July 15th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Veteran actor Rajesh Khanna, who was again admitted to the Lilavati Hospital Saturday evening after he felt weak, is recovering and is likely to get discharged ... Read more...

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35 pilgrims killed in Nepal bus accident (Lead)


July 15th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 15 (IANS) At least 35 pilgrims, most of them Indians, were killed and 12 injured in a road accident in western Nepal Sunday afternoon after their bus veered ... Read more...

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35 killed in bus accident in Nepal


July 15th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 15 (IANS) At least 35 people, most of them Indians, were killed in a road accident in western Nepal Sunday afternoon after the bus they were travelling by ... Read more...

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Toll in Nigeria village massacres touches 90


July 9th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jos (Nigeria), July 9 (IANS) At least 90 people have been killed in attacks on villages in Nigeria's Plateau state, security sources said Monday.The attacks took place in villages in ... Read more...

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Obama invites Egyptian president to visit US


July 9th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 8 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has officially invited his Egyptian counterpart Mohamed Morsi to visit the US to discuss bilateral relations, Egyptian state media reported Sunday.Visiting ... Read more...

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Retired astronaut dies in jet ski crash


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 2 (IANS) A 51-year-old retired US astronaut who was on a stationary jet ski, a small vehicle which skims across the surface of water and is driven like ... Read more...

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Fire in home ministry, no injuries (Lead)


June 24th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) A fire broke out Sunday afternoon in the home ministry's office at North Block here but was soon brought under control, officials said.The fire erupted ... Read more...

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Girl out of borewell, taken to hospital (Lead)


June 24th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Manesar (Haryana), June 24 (IANS) A four-year-old girl who fell into a 70 feet deep borewell here in Haryana four days ago was finally pulled out by soldiers Sunday afternoon.Mahi ... Read more...

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Partnership with Afghanistan to continue after 2014: Ban


May 21st, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 21 (IANS) The international community will continue partnership with Afghanistan after the withdrawal of NATO-led forces by the end of 2014, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said.Ban made ... Read more...

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1988 Lockerbie bomber al-Megrahi dies in Tripoli


May 20th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by BNO News
TRIPOLI, LIBYA (BNO NEWS) -- Abdelbaset Mohmed Ali al-Megrahi, the only person ever convicted of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing which killed 270 people, died Sunday afternoon at his home in the Libyan ... Read more...

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No arrest so far in teen burning case; mother ‘inconsolable’


May 17th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 17 (IANS) Karuna Devi is shocked and inconsolable. It has been four days since her 17-year-old son, who was the main witness in her gang rape case, was ... Read more...

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Newlywed found stabbed to death in wedding dress


May 15th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) A newlywed bride in the US was found stabbed to death in her bathtub. She was in her wedding dress.Police believe Estrella Carrera, 25, was a ... Read more...

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Woman who snatched baby from Chilean hospital nabbed


May 15th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, May 15 (IANS/EFE) A 46-year-old woman who took a baby from the maternity ward at a Santiago hospital on Mother's Day was arrested Monday, Chilean authorities said.Lupe Carbonell, a ... Read more...

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Beijing cops chase, catch a stray canine!


May 14th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 14 (IANS) Police in the Chinese capital were on a rare mission last week-end -- to catch, on the municipal authorities' order, a stray ... Read more...

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No arrest in murder of teen who witnessed mother’s rape


May 14th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 14 (IANS) All the nine accused roamed free Monday, a day after they shockingly burnt alive a teenager who was the main witness in his mother's rape in ... Read more...

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Three kids dead, 15 hurt in Russia accident


May 14th, 2012 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 14 (IANS) At least three children were killed and another 15 injured after a school bus collided with another bus in Russia, officials said.The accident took place Sunday ... Read more...

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Foreign tourists turned away from Victoria Memorial


May 6th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) Foreign tourists who arrived at the historic Victoria Memorial hall Sunday afternoon were irate after they were denied permission to enter due to the high-profile ... Read more...

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Pranab to visit Bangladesh for Tagore ceremony


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Building upon warming ties, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will visit Bangladesh Sunday as the guest of honour to attend the closing ceremony of the ... Read more...

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BSF women troopers who killed intruder lauded


April 30th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 30 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Monday lauded the bravery of two women troopers of the Border Security Force (BSF) who shot dead a Pakistani intruder ... Read more...

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MCD truck catches fire, helper injured


April 29th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) A 23-year-old helper on a Municipal Corporation of Delhi(MCD) garbage truck was badly burnt when he came in contact with a high-tension wire in west ... Read more...

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