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US soldier arrested for spying


November 2nd, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 2 (IANS) A 22-year-old US soldier serving in a military police battalion has been arrested on suspicions of spying, an army spokesman said.William Colton Millay, of Kentucky, was ... Read more...

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Pakistani kills eight of his family


October 24th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 24 (IANS) A man in Pakistan gave an intoxicant to his parents and six siblings and then killed them by shooting them in the head.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Highlights of judgment on Shivani Bhatnagar murder


October 12th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday acquitted former Indian Police Service officer R.K. Sharma and two others in the 1999 murder of journalist Shivani Bhatnagar. ... Read more...

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Cleaners to report drug abuse in London Olympic Village


October 4th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 4 (IANS) Domestic cleaners in the 2012 Olympic village in London will be told to report about drug abuse by the athletes.The move is part of 'intelligence-based' strategy ... Read more...

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Freeze all aid to ‘disloyal ally’ Pakistan: US lawmaker


September 27th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 27 (IANS) Calling Pakistan a "disloyal ally", a US lawmaker has introduced legislation in the US Congress to freeze all US aid to Islamabad except funds designated to ... Read more...

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Delhi agrees to CAG audit of power companies


September 14th, 2011 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Delhi Government Tuesday agreed to "occasionally" let the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) conduct an audit of three power companies for the last few ... Read more...

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Despite differences, Pakistan, US need each other: Haqqani


August 9th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 9 (IANS) There is recognition in both Pakistan and the US that the two countries need each other even though there have been events that have given rise ... Read more...

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Bride discovers groom is a woman


August 2nd, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Aug 2 (IANS) An Indonesian Muslim woman stopped her wedding after she found out her future husband was a woman.She learned about her partner's gender when her family gathered ... Read more...

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Libyan rebels kill own commander: Report


July 29th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Libyan rebels assassinated their own military commander when it was found he was working as a Gaddafi double agent, a media report said.Gen. Abdel Fattah Younes ... Read more...

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World squash body probing Pakistan’s visa fiasco


July 22nd, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 22 (IANS) The World Squash Federation (WSF) has launched a probe into allegations that it was responsible for a visa fiasco that saw Pakistan missing the World Junior ... Read more...

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Reunited father-daughter again face jail for incest


July 19th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) A British man and his daughter, who re-united six years ago after having lived apart for two decades unaware of each other's existence, are again facing ... Read more...

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Jha ready to clear tribal panel’s doubts on ‘Aarakshan’


July 15th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha wants to have a discussion and dispel the doubts of the National Commission of Scheduled Castes (NCSC), which has sought to ... Read more...

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Talks with US, Pakistan on schedule, says Krishna


July 14th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Strongly condemning the "heinous" Mumbai attacks, India Thursday said the terror strikes would not impact the strategic dialogue with the US and peace talks with ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai trust yet to submit report to government


July 5th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 5 (IANS) The Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust is yet to submit a report to the Andhra Pradesh government on its functioning even as police intensified its probe ... Read more...

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CBI must probe UP girl’s murder, says union minister


June 15th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Contending that conflicting police versions raised suspicions, Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath Wednesday demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the ... Read more...

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Chinese male nurse forced patients to drink urine?


June 2nd, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 2 (IANS) A 62-year-old male nurse at a seniors' home in central China has been detained on suspicions of beating up patients and forcing them to drink urine, ... Read more...

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Pakistan a deadly place for journalists, says daily


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) Pakistan is a "deadly country for journalists", said a leading daily as it noted that just hours before journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad was abducted, he ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s wife signs off assets, to be released on bail(Lead)


May 17th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 17 (IANS) Egypt's prosecutors will release former first lady Suzanne Mubarak on bail after she gave up her assets, Xinhua reported quoting the state-owned Nile TV Tuesday.Suzanne ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s wife hands over property to state


May 17th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Suzanne, the wife of deposed Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, has signed documents to hand over her property to the state, Egypt's MENA news agency said.The ... Read more...

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Twain pens down a tell-all book


May 16th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) Canadian singer Shania Twain, who parted ways with her husband Robert Lange after 14 years of being together, has penned down her feelings in a memoir ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s wife detained in corruption probe


May 14th, 2011 - 4:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's authorities have ordered detention of Suzanne Mubarak, wife of ousted president Hosni Mubarak, pending further investigation of corruption allegations, the Mena state news agency ... Read more...

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Gillard backs US suspicions about Osama’s stay in Pak


May 4th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, May 4 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard and her Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd have endorsed suspicions raised by the United States about how Osama bin Laden was able to ... Read more...

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Malik hopeful of return to national team


May 4th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 4 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik remains hopeful of making his international return in spite of reports that he has been sidelined by his country's cricket authorities ... Read more...

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Yemen President says he ‘won’t give in to a coup’


April 25th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Sanaa, Apr 25 (ANI): Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has said he will not give in to a "coup", a day after reportedly agreeing to leave office within a month."I will not ... Read more...

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Windies chief slams reports of Sarwan being investigated for match-fixing


April 20th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 20 (ANI): West Indies cricket official Ernest Hilaire has blamed irresponsible reporting for rumours that batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan was being investigated for match-fixing.Hilaire was responding to an open letter from ... Read more...

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Girl gangraped in Hyderabad


April 18th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 17 (IANS) An 18-year-old girl was Sunday gangraped by unidentified men moments after she stepped out of a church here to attend a call on her mobile phone, ... Read more...

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Mubarak arrested in his bed after heart collapse


April 14th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Sharm-el-Sheikh (Egypt), Apr. 14 (ANI): Egyptian prosecutors arrested ousted President Hosni Mubarak while he was in his bed last night on charges of alleged corruption and abuse of power during his 30-year ... Read more...

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Royal Family drawn into phone-hacking scandal


April 10th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 10 (ANI): Prince Andrew's daughters are among the latest high-profile figures to have been pulled into the News International phone-hacking affair.Princesses Eugenie and Beatrice are suspected targets of the media ... Read more...

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China inflation may touch six percent: Journal


April 7th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 7 (ANI): Chinese inflation may top an annual rate of six percent in the coming months, preventing any relaxation of monetary tightening, said the China Securities Journal.The national securities ... Read more...

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French Chess Federation suspends three top players for cheating


March 26th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Mar. 26 (ANI): Three French chess players have been suspended from the national team for cheating.Sebastian Feller, 20, Cyril Marzolo, 32, and French captain Arnaud Hauchard, 39, were suspended by their ... Read more...

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Akmal brothers to play in Pak-Zimbabwe match


March 14th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), Mar 14(ANI): Pakistan's underperforming wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal and his younger brother Umar will play in the World Cup match against Zimbabwe on Monday, captain Shahid Afridi has said.There ... Read more...

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Umar Akmal’s finger injury a ‘genuine’ problem: Intikhab


March 13th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Pallekele, Mar 13(ANI): Pakistan cricket team manager Intikhab Alam has rejected the popular impression that Umar Akmal could be feigning an injury again.Umar, who was expected to replace underperforming wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal ... Read more...

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Police unable to get hold of slain Pak minister’s cell phone, driver


March 6th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 6(ANI): Police officials probing the assassination of Pakistan's Minority Affairs Minister Shahbaz Bhatti have neither been able to access his cell phone nor his driver, which could help yield valuable ... Read more...

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Inflated power bills a cruel joke, says Pakistani daily


February 26th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) A Pakistani power company issued 67 million "wrong bills" to 20 million consumers last year, said an editorial in a leading Pakistani daily that stressed that "sending inflated ... Read more...

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MI5 dismissed 7/7 ringleader as Jihadi ‘tourist’, inquest hears


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): British Intelligence outfit MI5 had dismissed the July 7 ringleader as a Jihadi 'tourist' when he had travelled to Pakistan in 2003 to attend a terrorist training camp, ... Read more...

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