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Gunman kills 4 at Minnesota workplace before shooting self


September 29th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by BNO News
MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA (BNO NEWS) -- A gunman opened fire in the state of Minnesota killing four people, before fatally shooting himself, local authorities said Friday.The incident occurred on Thursday afternoon at around ... Read more...

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Two killed, 11 injured in lightning strike in Chhattisgarh


September 21st, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 21 (IANS) Two people, including a girl student, were killed and 11 others injured in a lightning strike in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district, around 125 km from here, police ... Read more...

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Sensex down 39 points


August 16th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading almost 39 points down Thursday afternoon after FMCG, metal and consumer durables stocks came under selling ... Read more...

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Olympics: Jamaica celebrates historic 200m one-two-three


August 10th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 10 (IANS/CMC) Chaos erupted in Jamaica's capital city Thursday afternoon as thousands gathered in the busy thoroughfare of Half Way Tree to witness the men's 200 metres finals ... Read more...

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Farmers protest as Yamuna Expressway opens


August 9th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 9 (IANS) Angry farmers with black flags demonstrated in Agra to protest the opening of the 165-km Yamuna Expressway without the Uttar Pradesh government fulfilling their demands, which ... Read more...

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Police : Vt. Farmer crushed cops cars with tractors


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Newport, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An incident occurred recently at Newport on 2nd August that astonished not only the sheriffs but the residents as well. A 34 year old farmer, Roger Pion ... Read more...

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Prime accused in Mayawati statue vandalism held (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 27 (IANS) The prime accused in the vandalisation of Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati's statue in Lucknow was arrested in Gurgaon Friday night, police said.Amit Jani, president ... Read more...

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Woman commits suicide along with two sons in Rajasthan


July 27th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 27 (IANS) A 32-year old woman allegedly committed suicide by throwing herself into a well in Rajasthan's Ajmer district along with her two sons aged 6 and 8 ... Read more...

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UP government races to restore Mayawati statue


July 27th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 27 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government was Friday hurriedly restoring a life-sized statue of former chief minister Mayawati to replace the one vandalised the day before.A replica ... Read more...

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Two murders in Delhi within 12 hours


July 27th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Just two days after a series of six murders shook the capital, two more killings within a gap of 12 hours were reported here, police ... Read more...

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Cloudy morning in Delhi, heavy showers likely


July 13th, 2012 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) It was a pleasant, cloudy morning for the capital Friday with the minimum temperature settling at 27.4 degrees Celsius, a notch above average for the ... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash parts of Delhi, more expected Friday (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Parts of Delhi were lashed by heavy rainfall Thursday afternoon, bringing the maximum temperature three notches below average to 32.8 degrees Celsius. The met office ... Read more...

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Dara Singh had heart of gold: Dilip Kumar


July 12th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Bollywood thespian Dilip Kumar has described late wrestler-actor Dara Singh as a "gem" with "a heart of gold". "Dara was a gem of a man, ... Read more...

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Air India pilots to call off strike (Roundup)


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A 58-day long Air India pilots strike neared its end Tuesday as the agitating aviators assured the Delhi High Court that they will call off ... Read more...

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Seven killed in China landslide


June 30th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) At least seven people were killed in a landslide that hit a highway in China's Sichuan province earlier this week, the authorities said Saturday.The landslide occurred ... Read more...

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Kapil Sibal skips IIT council meet


June 27th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Wednesday skipped the meeting of IIT Council convened by him to discuss the proposed common entrance test after opposition ... Read more...

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Chavan takes stock of Mantralaya fire


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, taking stock of the situation after a fire ravaged the state secretariat, Friday said all efforts will be made to normalise ... Read more...

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A day after fire, Mantralaya staffers kept out


June 22nd, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) A day after a major fire gutted the state secretariat here, hundreds of employees who reported to work Friday were not allowed inside the premises owing ... Read more...

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Mantralaya fire: toll climbs to three (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) The death toll in the major fire that swept the Maharashtra Mantralaya or secretariat here rose to three, an official of the city disaster control said.While ... Read more...

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Sensex down 41 points; realty, health care stocks slump


June 21st, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets was trading 0.24 percent down Thursday afternoon due to profit-booking by speculators following recent gains.The 30-scrip sensitive index ... Read more...

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Left parties to discuss stand over presidential poll


June 21st, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Top leadership of the Communist Party of India-Marxist met in the national capital Thursday morning over the presidential poll.The meeting of the party's politburo ... Read more...

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Sensex down 87 points as rise in inflation dampens rate cut hopes


June 14th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets was trading 0.52 percent down Thursday afternoon, affected by India's inflation which moved to 7.55 percent in May ... Read more...

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Survivors of Doon Express mishap recount horror


June 1st, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 1 (IANS) Passengers who escaped the derailment of the Doon Express at Jaunpur in Uttar Pradesh arrived in the state capital here early Friday and recounted their ordeal ... Read more...

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Union home secretary in Kashmir, meets Omar


May 16th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 16 (IANS) Union Home Secretary R.K. Singh Thursday discussed the prevailing law and order situation in Jammu and Kashmir with Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, an official statement said ... Read more...

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Maoist wanted in Jharkhand held in Delhi (Second Lead)


May 11th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) A Maoist wanted for the killing of a Jharkhand Police officer has been arrested in the Indian capital, police said Friday.Pradeep Kumar Singh, 42, was ... Read more...

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Fireworks as reports say Sukma collector released


May 3rd, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 3 (IANS) Celebrations began at the Sukma district collector's residence Thursday afternoon as reports said that Alex Paul Menon had been released by the Maoists after 12 days ... Read more...

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India returns Bangladeshi Air Force cadet to Dhaka (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) A Bangladeshi Air Force cadet, who force-landed his trainer plane on the Indian side of the border in West Bengal due to bad weather, was ... Read more...

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Two Maharashtra policemen killed as truck falls on them


April 19th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Nanded (Maharashtra), April 19 (IANS) In a freak accident, two policemen were crushed to death under a truck which fell on them at a firing range on the outskirts of ... Read more...

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Olympic qualifying: Men paddlers top groups, Ankita in second stage


April 19th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) All the three Indian men paddlers topped their groups to move a step closer and enter stage two of the Asian Olympic Qualification Table Tennis ... Read more...

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India asks US to avoid SRK-type incidents


April 14th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (IANS) After the outrage in India over the detention of Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan at a US airport, New Delhi has asked Washington to take ... Read more...

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Minivan runs over group of pedestrians in Japan, killing 7


April 13th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by BNO News
KYOTO, JAPAN (BNO NEWS) -- Seven people were killed on early Thursday afternoon when a minivan ran over a group of pedestrians in the Japanese city of Kyoto, police said. The driver ... Read more...

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Malawi president dies of heart attack


April 6th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lilongwe, April 6 (IANS) Malawi President Bingu wa Mutharika died Thursday afternoon following an heart attack, Xinhua reported. He was 78.Born in February, 1934, Mutharika studied in India and the ... Read more...

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Hu arrives in India, to meet Manmohan


March 28th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao arrived here Wednesday on a two-day visit to participate in the BRICS summit and to hold wide-ranging bilateral talks with ... Read more...

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Husband facilitates wife’s gang rape in Bengal, absconding


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Howrah (West Bengal), March 23 (IANS) Two men have been sent to police custody by a local court in West Bengal's Howrah for allegedly raping a newly-married woman in connivance ... Read more...

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CAG dismisses coal scam report, says no loss to exchequer (Roundup)


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Thursday said its audit report on coal block allocations was still under preparation and a newspaper report ... Read more...

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