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Rescue workers spot wreckage of small plane on Indonesian mountain


October 5th, 2012 - 4:20 am ICT by BNO News
JAYAPURA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Indonesian rescue workers on Thursday morning spotted the wreckage of a small plane on a mountain in eastern Indonesia, police and local media said, but severe weather ... Read more...

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UN chief slams `hateful film’, calls for calm


September 14th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 14 (IANS) Calling for calm and restraint at the time of rising tensions, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has condemned as "hateful" the anti-Islam that triggered anti-American ... Read more...

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Yemeni protestors storm US embassy


September 13th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Sep 13 (IANS) Dozens of protestors were wounded Thursday morning in clashes with Yemeni security forces as the protestors stormed the US embassy in Sanaa.Protestors set fire to a ... Read more...

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Legendary Pakistani actor Lehri dead


September 13th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 13 (IANS) Legendary Pakistani comedian Safirullah Siddiqui, also known as Lehri, died here Thursday after a prolonged illness. According to family sources, the veteran actor, 83, died ... Read more...

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Japan’s new envoy to China faints on Tokyo street


September 13th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 13 (IANS) Japan's newly appointed Ambassador to China Shinichi Nishimiya fell unconscious Thursday morning on a street in Tokyo, police said, adding that the sudden fainting was caused ... Read more...

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Humid Thursday morning for Delhi, showers expected


September 13th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) It was a cloudy and muggy morning in the capital Thursday with humidity at 85 percent and the minimum temperature recorded two notches above average ... Read more...

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Rahul to visit Amethi


September 12th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will be in his Lok Sabha constituency Amethi in Uttar Pradesh over the next two days, his office informed ... Read more...

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Kombarov to replace Zhirkov: Capello


September 6th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spartak Moscow left-back Dmitry Kombarov is to start for Russia at home against Northern Ireland Friday as a replacement for ex-Chelsea wing-back Yuri Zhirkov, Russia ... Read more...

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Iranian, Egyptian presidents discuss NAM objectives, region


August 30th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi held talks here on Thursday about the objectives of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) and regional developments.Quoting Iranian ... Read more...

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Two houseboats go up in flames


August 30th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 30 (IANS) One person was killed when two houseboats went up in flames in Kerala's tourist location of Alappuzha. Investigations are on to establish the cause of the ... Read more...

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Kokrajhar tense: Curfew, call for indefinite bandh


August 24th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 24 (IANS) The situation continues to be tense in Kokhrajhar in Assam's Bodoland Territorial Areas Districts (BTAD) after indefinite curfew was imposed Thursday morning.The curfew was imposed after ... Read more...

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Three policemen killed in attack in northwest Pakistan


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 23 (IANS) At least three policemen were killed and many others injured when unidentified gunmen opened fire at a police vehicle in Pakistan's northwest town of Hangu ... Read more...

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Turkish hackers attack Spartak site


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Turkish hackers have attacked the Spartak Moscow website after the football team beat Turkey's Fenerbahce in the Champions League, the club said Thursday.Spartak beat Fenerbahce ... Read more...

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Four Kamra airbase attackers identified: Malik


August 18th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 17 (IANS) Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik said Friday that four of the militants who attacked the Kamra Airbase in Punjab province a day ago had been ... Read more...

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Pakistani panel to probe airbase attack


August 17th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 17 (IANS) The Pakistan Air Force has formed a five-member committee to probe the terror attack at Kamra airbase, a media report said Friday.Pakistan Air Force chief, Air ... Read more...

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Pakistan army faces militancy problem: Daily


August 17th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 17 (IANS) The Pakistan Army appears to have a militancy problem that is "hidden from the public because investigations and court martials are often carried out in secret", ... Read more...

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Man kidnaps friend for Rs.1.5 crore ransom, held


August 17th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) A 24-year-old man was arrested Thursday for abducting his friend here and demanded Rs.1.5 crore as ransom from her father, police said Thursday.Abhishek Deep, a ... Read more...

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Nine die in terror attack at Pakistan’s key airbase (Second Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) At least eight militants, wearing military uniform and lugging sophisticated weapons, were killed when they launched a brazen attack on a key Pakistani airbase in Punjab ... Read more...

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US teacher held for sexual relation with student


August 12th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, August 12 (IANS) A special needs schoolteacher in the US has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a former student half her age.Kelly McKenzy Watson, 34, met the ... Read more...

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Andy Murray withdraws from Rogers Cup


August 10th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 10 (IANS) Olympic gold medallist Andy Murray withdrew from the Rogers Cup due to a knee injury, joining the growing list of top players absent from Canada's ... Read more...

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Fight for Lokpal not over yet: Ramdev (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The fight for the Lokpal bill was not yet over and the government would have to give the legislation to the citizens of India, ... Read more...

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Ramdev begins anti-graft agitation at Ramlila Maidan


August 9th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Thursday started his agitation against corruption and black money at the Ramlila Maidan in the city.Holding tricolours, thousands of his supporters ... Read more...

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Drizzle in Delhi, more rain likely


July 26th, 2012 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The capital woke up to light drizzle Thursday morning with the minimum temperature settling at 27.7 degrees Celsius, a notch above the average for the ... Read more...

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Beijing braces for more rain


July 25th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) A yellow alert has been issued in Beijing for "possible mudslides and cave-ins" as the Met department has forecast more rains in the city.Rainstorms were expected ... Read more...

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Jeev, Lahiri qualify for weekend rounds at British Open


July 21st, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lytham St. Annes (England), July 21 (IANS) Jeev Milkha Singh and Anirban Lahiri made it a red-letter day for India at The Open Championship as they became the first two ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa drops senior minister Sengottaiyan


July 19th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 18 (IANS) In a surprise move, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Wednesday decided to drop senior minister K.A. Sengottaiyan and induct Thoppu N.D.Venkatachalam into her cabinet.According to a ... Read more...

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Pakistani soldier repatriated


July 13th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 13 (IANS) The Indian Army Friday handed over a Pakistani soldier to its compatriot across the border in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.The soldier, Arif Ali had ... 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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Indian wrestling lost a mentor, says IOA chief


July 12th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has mourned the death of wrestler-turned-actor Dara Singh, and said Indian wrestling has lost a guide and mentor.IOA acting president ... Read more...

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Dara Singh’s funeral scheduled for late noon


July 12th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Wrestler-actor Dara Singh died here early Thursday morning. His last rites will be conducted around 3 p.m. at a cemetery in Juhu.The former wrestling ... Read more...

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Lightning kills 14 in Bihar villages


July 12th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 12 (IANS) At least 14 people, including four women, have been killed after being struck by lightning across Bihar since Wednesday, officials said Thursday.The deaths took place in villages ... Read more...

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Cool day in Delhi, rain likely


July 12th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) A cool and cloudy day with chances of rainfall lies ahead for Delhi Thursday, the met office said.The maximum temperature during the day is expected ... Read more...

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Wrestler-actor Dara Singh dead (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Former wrestling champion and actor Dara Singh died at his home here Thursday morning following a brief illness, doctors treating him said. He was 84."Dara Singh ... Read more...

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Portion of Rajasthan University’s science wing collapses


July 5th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 5 (IANS) A portion of a three-storey building that housed the University of Rajasthan's science laboratories for research scholars collapsed here about an hour before the classes were ... Read more...

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Cloud burst kills one in Chamoli, Badrinath route blocked


July 5th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chamoli, July 5 (IANS) A cloud burst in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district Thursday morning killed a woman and injured four people, and blocked roads to Badrinath, an official said.Talking to IANS, ... Read more...

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