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Teenaged couple commits suicide in Delhi


September 12th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) In a tragic incident, a teenaged couple - both school students and apparently in a relationship - ended their lives Wednesday by jumping to death ... Read more...

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German referee dies as javelin pierces his throat


August 27th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) In a tragic incident in Germany, a 75-year-old referee died of injuries sustained when he was speared through the throat with a javelin at an athletics ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama to meet gurdwara shooting victims’ families (Lead)


August 19th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) In an effort to reach out to the Sikh Community, US first lady Michelle Obama will next week meet the families of the victims of the ... Read more...

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Boy drowns to death in school pool


August 16th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 16 (IANS) In a tragic incident, a fourth standard boy drowned to death in the school's swimming pool here, police said Thursday.M. Ranjan of Padma Seshadri Bal Bhavan ... Read more...

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Gurdwara shooting: Tragic end for Delhi family


August 7th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) This Diwali, Lokinder Kaur's 16-year-long wait would have ended for her husband Ranjit Singh. But destiny had something else in store for Kaur who will never ... Read more...

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US assures India of full probe into gurdwara shooting


August 6th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) The United States has assured India of a full investigation into the killings at a Sikh gurdwara in Wisconsin, India's ambassador to Washington Nirupama Rao ... Read more...

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India in touch with US over gurudwara killing (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) India has termed as "shocking" and "deplorable" the shooting in a gurudwara in Wisconsin Sunday in which six people were killed and said it ... Read more...

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PM expresses shock over US gurudwara killing


August 6th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday expressed deep shock and sadness over the shooting at a US gurudwara in which six people were killed. He ... Read more...

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India in touch with US government over shooting


August 6th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Indian government Monday termed as "shocking" and "deplorable" the shooting incident in a Sikh gurdwara in Wisconsin in which a gunman shot dead six ... Read more...

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Obama denounces Sikh Gurudwara shooting


August 6th, 2012 - 8:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has denounced the shooting incident at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin as a "senseless act of violence" and expressed ... Read more...

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India plans action over fisherman killing by US warship (Second Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) India said Tuesday it will initiate appropriate action in the killing of its fisherman by personnel on board a US naval vessel off Dubai, ... Read more...

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India trying to repatriate body of killed fisherman


July 17th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) India is trying for the early repatriation of the body of a fisherman killed in firing from a US ship off the UAE coast, an ... Read more...

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India plans action over fisherman killing by US warship (Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) India Tuesday said it will initiate appropriate action in the killing of its fisherman by personnel on board a US naval vessel off Dubai Monday ... Read more...

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Young techie trampled to death by tuskers near Bangalore


July 17th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 17 (IANS) Satwik Shastry, a 24-year-old techie was found trampled to death by wild elephants in a thick forest near Bannerghatta National Park, about 20 km from Bangalore, ... Read more...

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Odisha activists press for anganwadi wall collapse probe


July 16th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 16 (IANS) Activists Monday stepped up demand for a probe into the death of seven children in a day-care centre in Odisha and asked the government to punish ... Read more...

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Floating currency notes: Youth drowns in Assam water body


June 26th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 26 (IANS) A youth's body was Tuesday fished out from a wetland here in which scores of people entered to collect Indian currency notes that were found floating ... Read more...

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Boat with 200 asylum seekers capsizes off Australia


June 21st, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 21 (IANS) A boat carrying around 200 asylum seekers capsized Thursday in Indonesian waters off Australia's Christmas Island, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) said.The boat capsized about ... Read more...

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Indians advised to avoid travelling to Syria


May 29th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) With the violence in Syria escalating and two Indians killed on the Syria-Iraq border, the Indian government Tuesday issued a travel advisory asking Indians to ... Read more...

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Flood kills 25 Afghans at wedding party


May 8th, 2012 - 8:23 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 8 (IANS) At least 25 people were killed while attending a wedding party in an Afghan village as flood washed away several houses, a government official said. Locals ... Read more...

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Flood kills 25 in northern Afghan province


May 7th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mazar-e-Sharif (Afghanistan), May 7 (IANS) Floods washed away several houses and killed at least 25 people at a wedding party in the northern Afghan province of Saripul late Sunday night, ... Read more...

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Australian hockey player dies on field


May 7th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, May 7 (IANS) In a tragic incident, a talented young women's hockey player Lizzie Watkins was killed in an on-field incident after she was hit on her head by ... Read more...

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Death of Indian engineer in US being probed


April 25th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) US authorities are investigating the death of a 28-year old Indian engineer in his apartment in Dallas, according to the Telugu Association of North America (TANA).Nikhil ... Read more...

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Boston police probe murder of Indian student


April 21st, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Boston police are investigating the murder of an Indian student of Boston University whose body was found lying on the road in front of his house, ... Read more...

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Son kills father for opposing love affair


March 30th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 30 (IANS) In a tragic incident of patricide in an Uttar Pradesh village, a youth shot dead his father for refusing to let him marry the girl he ... Read more...

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Woman, child die after spat


March 28th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 28 (IANS) In a tragic incident, a 23-year-old woman and her two-year-old child burned to death in Tripura after a family quarrel, police said Wednesday.Following a squabble with ... Read more...

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Refrain from drastic action, Tibetans told


March 27th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 27 (IANS) A day after a Tibetan protester attempted self-immolation in New Delhi, the Tibetan administration Tuesday asked the community to refrain from any "drastric action"."The CTA (Central ... Read more...

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37 killed in avalanche in Afghanistan


March 6th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 6 (IANS) At least 37 people, including women and children, were killed and 20 houses were destroyed as an avalanche hit a village in Afghanistan, said head of ... Read more...

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Apex court pulls up Delhi Police, Ramdev for violence (Roundup)


February 23rd, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday came down heavily on Delhi Police for the midnight crackdown on Ramdev and his followers here last year in which ... Read more...

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Supreme Court blasts Delhi Police for Ramdev crackdown (Second Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday came down heavily on Delhi Police for the midnight crackdown on Ramdev and his followers here last year that killed ... Read more...

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Mother, three kids burnt to death in Pakistan


February 12th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) A woman and her three children died in a fire in a Pakistani village in Punjab province, Geo News reported Sunday.The tragic incident occurred late Saturday ... Read more...

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NATO supplies continue via Pakistan air space: US


February 9th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 9 (IANS) US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter Thursday that the supplies to NATO-led forces in Afghanistan are being airlifted through Pakistani air space, Xinhua reported.Pakistan closed NATO ... Read more...

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Omar in Baramulla to assess fallout of CISF firing


January 3rd, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 3 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah flew to Boniyar village in Baramulla district Tuesday to assess the situation following a student protesting power shortage being ... Read more...

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Roadside bomb kills three in Afghanistan


January 3rd, 2012 - 2:09 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 3 (IANS) At least three people, including a child, were killed in Afghanistan's Logar province after a roadside bomb struck their car Monday, Xinhua quoted an official ... Read more...

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NATO attack inquiry to end early: US tells Pakistan


December 10th, 2011 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 10 (IANS) The US has reassured Pakistan of an "early conclusion" of the investigation into the NATO air strike on two Pakistan Army border posts which killed 24 ... Read more...

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Congress wants minister sacked over botched eye camp


December 1st, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 30 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh Congress Wednesday sought the suspension of Health Minister Amar Agrawal holding him responsible for a botched eye operation camp at a government health ... Read more...

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