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Anti-Islam video: Restrictions imposed in Srinagar


September 21st, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 21 (IANS) Fearing law and order problem after the Friday prayers over an anti-Islam video made in the US, authorities here closed educational institutions and imposed restrictions in ... Read more...

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Downpour floods Agra streets


September 17th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 17 (IANS) An hour-long heavy downpour Monday evening flooded several parts of Agra and brought traffic to a halt on the otherwise busy Mahatma Gandhi Road. Vehicles were ... Read more...

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Encroachers clash with police in Noida (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Sep 10 (IANS) Angry villagers in Haibatpur in Noida extension Monday fought a pitched battle with the police and Greater Noida Development Authority (GNDA) workers when an anti-encroachment squad ... Read more...

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Hamilton surprised by Monza pole


September 9th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Monza (Italy), Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton was surprised to take pole position for the Italian Grand Prix because he felt he had driven a poor lap.Hamilton's ... Read more...

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Violence in Lucknow over theft of religious books


September 1st, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 1 (IANS) A shop and a motorcycle were burnt in the old city area here Saturday when a mob went on a rampage after discovering that some holy ... Read more...

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Levitt injured, gets 31 stitches


August 26th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 26 (IANS) Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt was injured on the sets of a movie when the stunt he was performing went wrong and had to receive 31 stitches.The ... Read more...

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Football fans give Nehru Cup a miss


August 24th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Unrelenting rain gods and lack of star attraction has persuaded the football fans of the city to give the Nehru Cup a miss.Three consecutive days ... Read more...

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Three killed as bridge collapses in China (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 24 (IANS) Three people were killed and five injured when the ramp of a multimillion-dollar bridge in northeast China collapsed early Friday morning, sending four trucks hurtling to ... Read more...

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Rainy morning in Delhi (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Rains lashed parts of the national capital Friday, leaving commuters facing a tough time as traffic moved at snail's pace on several key roads.Traffic was ... Read more...

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Punctual Big B says ’sorry’ for coming late


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan is one of the few stars who is always punctual but he got late for a "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC) event Wednesday and ... Read more...

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Two men rob Rs.57 lakh, shoot three people


August 12th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Two people on a bike robbed Rs.57 lakh after shooting and injuring three employees of a petrol pump here Saturday while they were going to ... Read more...

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14 rescued from Mumbai building fire (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Fourteen people were rescued from a building here after a fire engulfed the ninth floor of a commercial complex Thursday, officials said.The trapped ppeople were working ... Read more...

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Five trapped in Mumbai fire


August 9th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) A fire broke out in a commercial complex in Mumbai Thursday and five people remained trapped in the building as fire fighters strove to douse the ... Read more...

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11 die in Philippines storm


August 8th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Aug 8 (IANS) Eleven people were killed and over a million displaced as torrential rains caused flooding in large parts of Manila and nine provinces in northern and central ... Read more...

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13 die in China rainstorm


August 7th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) Thirteen people were killed following a rainstorm that battered the city of Shiyan in central China's Hubei Province from Saturday night to Monday morning, authorities said ... Read more...

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Protests over power cuts in Pakistan


July 29th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 29 (IANS) Protests erupted in several Pakistani cities over prolonged and unannounced power cuts during Ramzan, a media report said Sunday.People in Peshawar, Faisalabad and Jhelum took to ... Read more...

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Thapa India’s first casualty in Olympic boxing


July 28th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) India's young medal hope Shiva Thapa made a first round exit in the men's 56kg category of the 2012 London Olympics at the Excel Arena here ... Read more...

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Revenue official mowed down in UP


July 21st, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 20 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a lekhpal (revenue official) was mowed down by a jeep being driven by hoodlums in Hathras, 330 km from here, police said.The ... Read more...

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Olivia Munn too scared to ride bikes


July 14th, 2012 - 7:07 am ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) Actress Olivia Munn is so terrified of riding her motorcycle on busy roads that she only takes it out of her garage in the dead of ... Read more...

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Road fatalities fall in Abu Dhabi


July 12th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 11 (IANS/WAM) Number of human deaths as a result of being hit by vehicles have fallen by 19.5 percent to 33 in the first half of 2012 ... Read more...

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Students vandalise vehicles in Dhaka


July 8th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 8 (IANS) Angered by the death of a college student in a road accident, his fellow pupils Sunday set ablaze two buses and vandalised around 40 vehicles in ... Read more...

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Bieber fined for speeding


July 7th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 7 (IANS) Singer Justin Bieber had to pay a fine for speeding his Fisker Karma sports car.Ths singer was pulled over by police after being spotted driving ... Read more...

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Mob blocks traffic in Ghaziabad after Ambedkar statue damaged


July 6th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 6 (IANS) An agitated mob Friday blocked traffic in Ghaziabad after a statue of Dalit icon B.R. Ambedkar was found damaged in the Bamheta locality of the ... Read more...

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25 killed in Iraq truck bombing


July 3rd, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 3 (IANS) At least 25 people were killed and 75 wounded Tuesday when a booby-trapped truck blew up at a busy marketplace in a southern province in Iraq, ... Read more...

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Farmer arrested with 12 kg opium in Delhi


June 27th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) A 28-year-old farmer from Madhya Pradesh who trafficked drugs for clients in Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi was arrested with 12 kg of opium worth ... Read more...

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40 hurt as bus falls off Chennai flyover


June 27th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 27 (IANS) Around 50 bus passengers had a miraculous escape after the vehicle plunged down a flyover in the Tamil Nadu capital city Wednesday afternoon, police said. Around ... Read more...

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Pakistani school teacher gunned down in Quetta (Lead)


June 20th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) A Pakistani social activist and vice principal of a government school was shot dead by motorcycle-borne gunmen in Quetta city, police said.Mir Nazir Marri, of the ... Read more...

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Kolkata Port profits up 29 percent, cargo handling down


June 12th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) The Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) Tuesday declared its net profit for the last fiscal at Rs.90 crore -- a jump of 28.57 percent over the Rs.70 ... Read more...

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One dead as Goa-Mumbai bus plunges into ravine


June 12th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), June 12 (IANS) One person was killed and 35 injured when a private tourist bus on its way from Goa to Mumbai plunged into a 200-feet-deep ravine early ... Read more...

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Serial bombings hit Myanmar border town


June 10th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, June 10 (IANS) Five bomb blasts took place in quick succession in Muse town on Myanmar's northeastern border Saturday midnight but there were no reports of any casualties, Xinhua ... Read more...

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400 trapped civilians rescued in J&K;


June 9th, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 9 (IANS) Some 400 civilians, including children, trapped at Khardung La pass on Srinagar-Leh National Highway in Jammu and Kashmir have been rescued, an official said.According to a ... Read more...

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Rain in Delhi turns weather pleasant


June 5th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The national capital saw light rain and winds Tuesday afternoon bring some respite to people reeling under the blistering heat for the past one week.With ... Read more...

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Markets shut, trains stopped in Agra


May 31st, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 31 (IANS) The Taj city observed a total shutdown Thursday as shopkeepers joined the 'Bharat Bandh' called by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and others to protest ... Read more...

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Highways blocked in Punjab, life affected in Haryana


May 31st, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 31 (IANS) Hundreds of ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists Thursday blocked traffic on highways across Punjab following the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and Left ... Read more...

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Petrol price rise: Shops shut across Himachal


May 31st, 2012 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 31 (IANS) Shops and commercial establishments were closed across Himachal Pradesh Thursday morning as activists of the ruling BJP and the CPI-M protested the hike in petrol ... Read more...

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