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Chinese ships patrol disputed islands


September 14th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) Two Chinese surveillance ships arrived Friday in the waters around the Diaoyu Islands and began patrolling and law enforcement duties, Xinhua reported. This is the first ... Read more...

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No report of Chinese incursion in Kashmir: Antony


September 5th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Wednesday said there was no report of any Chinese incursion in Jammu and Kashmir but stressed that the areas along the ... Read more...

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Spell out steps to plug leakage of phone taps: SC


August 28th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday pulled up the government for not stating the mechanism it had put in place to guard against leakage of telephone intercepts ... Read more...

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Two arrested in Jaipur, 100 kg of banned drug seized


August 10th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 10 (IANS) A team of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) officials seized about 100 kg of ketamine, a banned drug, from a house in the city and ... Read more...

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25 jailed for illegal abortions in China


July 31st, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 31 (IANS) Up to 25 people in China's Anhui province have been sentenced to prison or put under surveillance for administering illegal foetal gender tests and abortions, a ... Read more...

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Haryana polio-free since 2010: Official


July 10th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 10 (IANS) No new case of polio has been reported in Haryana since January 2010 and it is free from the disease, a health official said here Tuesday."Haryana ... Read more...

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Assam floods leave nearly 600 animals dead in Kaziranga


July 9th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) As many as 595 animals, including 17 single-horned rhinos, in Assam's Kaziranga National Park died in the recent floods in the state, the environment ministry ... Read more...

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Two legislators linked to Ranvir Sena chief murder?


June 8th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 8 (IANS) Two legislators of Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) are reportedly under surveillance over the murder of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh 'Mukhiya', police sources said Friday.Sunil ... Read more...

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Fatally hurt, but Chinese driver saves lives


June 4th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 4 (IANS) A Chinese bus driver, who was badly injured by a piece of metal that flew in through the windshield, stopped the bus, turned on the hazard ... Read more...

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Vandals deface Oslo’s Little Angry Boy statue


May 13th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, May 13 (IANS) Vandals struck at Oslo's Vigeland Park Sunday morning, painting the park's popular sculpture the Little Angry Boy, known as Sinnataggen in Norwegian, with red paint.Police are ... Read more...

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Italy loses 4.5 bn euros in tax frauds


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 3 (IANS/AKI) During the first four months of this year, Italian tax police busted 2,226 people who allegedly evaded 4 billion euros in taxes and 500 million euros ... Read more...

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Facebook, Twitter should be monitored: ex-British spy


April 25th, 2012 - 2:31 am ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) Social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter should be monitored to prevent their misuse by paedophiles and terrorists, a former British spy chief has said.David ... Read more...

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Three hurt as helicopter lands on house in Peru


April 11th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Lima, April 11 (IANS/EFE) A police helicopter made an emergency landing Tuesday on the roof of a house in the Peruvian port city of Callao, leaving its three crew members ... Read more...

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Gurgaon cops arrest Delhi trader for extortion call


April 8th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 8 (IANS) A businessman was arrested Sunday from Delhi for making an extortion call to his brother-in-law, a trader in this suburb of the national capital, sources said.Last ... Read more...

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Indonesian cops criticised for killing terrorists


March 20th, 2012 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, March 20 (IANS/AKI) An Indonesian anti-terror unit criticised for killing five suspected terrorists says its officers were forced to take them down after they resisted arrest.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Four dead in Nigeria military chopper crash (Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, March 14 (IANS) At least four people were killed when a military police helicopter crashed in Nigeria Wednesday, Xinhua reported.Police said the helicopter crashed into a building around 11 ... Read more...

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India protests against Pakistan constructing border bunkers


March 14th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Pakistan has constructed over 1,600 bunkers, towers, posts and outposts along its border with India, prompting New Delhi to lodge protests with Islamabad, the Rajya ... Read more...

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Military chopper crashes in Nigeria


March 14th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, March 14 (IANS) A military police helicopter with five people on board crashed in Nigeria Wednesday, Xinhua reported. The number of dead or injured was not known.The crash occurred ... Read more...

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Kidnappers kill six-year-old


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 2 (IANS) An abducted six-year-old boy was murdered in the old Lucknow city Friday after his father, a trader, did not pay a ransom of Rs.3 lakh demanded ... Read more...

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China moves to stop Japan maritime survey


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 2 (IANS) China's maritime authority said Friday it will boost surveillance in the East China Sea, and stop Japan's "illegal" survey activities.The remarks by an official with the ... Read more...

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Indian Navy’s UAV crashes (Lead)


February 16th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) of the Indian Navy crashed near Visakhapatnam Thursday while returning from a maritime exercise in the Bay of Bengal, an ... Read more...

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Indian Navy’s UAV crashes


February 16th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) of the Indian Navy crashed near Visakhapatnam Thursday while returning from a maritime exercise in the Bay of Bengal, an ... Read more...

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Odisha, Jharkhand to check iron ore smuggling


February 9th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 9 (IANS) Mineral rich Odisha and Jharkhand have decided to take joint measures to prevent cross-border transport of iron ore mined illegally, an official said Thursday.Senior officials of ... Read more...

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Poll panel disbands Punjab flying squads


February 2nd, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 2 (IANS) The Election Commission has decided to disband surveillance teams and flying squads set up to monitor the Jan 30 assembly elections in Punjab, an official said ... Read more...

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Pakistan committed to eradicate polio this year: Gilani


January 28th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 28 (IANS) Pakistan is committed to eradicate polio by the end of 2012, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has told Microsoft chief Bill Gates.Talking to Bill Gates ... Read more...

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Madras Atomic Power Station restarts one unit


January 9th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 9 (IANS) Nuclear power plant operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) has restarted its second unit at its Madras Atomic Power Station (MAPS) that was shut ... Read more...

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Bangladesh culls 14,000 birds


December 20th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 20 (IANS) Nearly 14,000 chickens were culled and about 50,000 eggs were destroyed since an outbreak of bird flu was detected in Bangladesh last month.Officials told Xinhua Tuesday ... Read more...

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Rajasthan clerk held for spying for Pakistan


December 20th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 19 (IANS) A 25-year-old government clerk was arrested Monday in Rajasthan's Sri Ganganagar district on charges of spying for Pakistan, police said.Pawan Sharma, was employed as a ... Read more...

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Navy awaits nod to use Kolkata airfield


December 2nd, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) The Indian Navy is awaiting a final nod from the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to use an airfield in Kolkata to operate unmanned aerial vehicles ... Read more...

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China’s financial system sound: IMF


November 15th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 15 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Monday that China's financial system is sound."China has made remarkable progress in its transition toward a more commercially-oriented and financially ... Read more...

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Railways to curb Tatkal misuse


November 11th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) To curb the activities of touts at Tatkal ticket booking counters, the railways Friday reduced the advance reservation period from 48 hours to 24 hours ... Read more...

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Juvenile arrested for abducting child in Delhi


November 5th, 2011 - 2:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Inspired by a Bollywood flick, a juvenile kidnapped his former employer's son for ransom in west Delhi. But, just like in the film, his plan ... Read more...

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Marathon runner claimed $72,000 as ‘disability’ benefits!


October 18th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) A woman, who acquired a whopping 46,000 pounds ($72,321) as disability benefit, is facing jail after it was discovered that she belonged to a running club ... Read more...

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Orissa alert after West Bengal bird flu


September 22nd, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 22 (IANS) Orissa has increased surveillance in two border districts as a precaution in view of bird flu cases in neighbouring West Bengal, an official said Thursday.All ... Read more...

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Pakistan can’t develop drone technology on its own


September 15th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 15 (IANS) Pakistan right now does not have the capability to develop drone technology indigenously, a minister said.Minister for Defence Production Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi said in a written ... Read more...

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