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135 die as flames engulf two factories in Pakistan (Third Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) At least 135 people met a horrific death when flames engulfed two factories, one in Karachi and the other in Lahore. The bigger of the two ... Read more...

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100 die in Pakistan as two factories go up in flames (Second Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) At least 100 people were killed in Pakistan when fire engulfed two factories, one in Karachi and the other in Lahore, a media report said Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Police probing escape of Bangladeshi undertrials


August 29th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) The police have launched a probe into the escape of two Bangladeshi undertrials booked for several offences, including dacoity, from Presidency Central Correctional Home here, an ... Read more...

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India U-19 cricket team gets heroes welcome


August 28th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) The triumphant U-19 Indian cricket team arrived home to a euphoric reception here Tuesday afternoon.As Delhi boy and skipper Unmukt Chand, who hit a match-winning unbeaten ... Read more...

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Seven killed in South Africa road accident


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 22 (IANS) At least seven people were killed, including six pupils, and 13 others injured after the truck they were travelling in crashed in a South African ... Read more...

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8 killed as bus falls into gorge in Jammu


August 21st, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 21 (IANS) At least eight persons were killed and 35 others injured in a bus crash in the mountainous Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday afternoon.Police sources ... Read more...

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Police allow Raj Thackeray to hold rally (Lead)


August 20th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Mumbai police Monday granted permission to Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) to hold a rally at Azad Maidan to protest the Aug 11 violence ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray to take out march even if refused permission


August 20th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) is determined to take out its proposed procession Tuesday even if Mumbai police refuse permission, the party's president said ... Read more...

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Vilasrao’s funeral at his village Wednesday


August 14th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh's funeral will be held at his village Babhalgaon Wednesday evening, sources close to the family said.The body of the union ... Read more...

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Vilasrao’s funeral at his village Wednesday


August 14th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh's funeral will be held at his village Babhalgaon Wednesday evening, sources close to the family said.The body of the union ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Parking at Metro stations closed from Tuesday


August 13th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Vehicle parking at Delhi Metro stations will be closed from Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday afternoon as part of security measures for Independence Day (Aug 15)."The ... Read more...

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Rare snowfall stuns South Africa


August 9th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pretoria, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Snowfall stunned the people of South Africa on Monday night when heavy snow fell in the country. The snowfall lasted till the next day with the temperatures ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India should not suffer grid collapse: Deveshwar


August 1st, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 1 (IANS) ITC chairman Y.C. Deveshwar said Wednesday India should not suffer a transmission grid collapse like the one witnessed a day ago."We should not have this ... Read more...

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Electricity restored almost fully in all regions: Power Grid


August 1st, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) A day after the biggest blackout in the country, affecting half of India's population, the main distribution company Wednesday said nearly 100 percent of the ... Read more...

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Mudslide at iron mine in northwest China kills 7, buries 21


August 1st, 2012 - 1:37 am ICT by BNO News
ARALTOBE, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A mudslide buried the site of an iron mine in northwestern China on early Tuesday morning, killing at least seven people and leaving 21 others missing, local ... Read more...

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Power outage cripples Delhi Metro, thousands hit (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) An massive power outage Tuesday afternoon crippled the Delhi Metro for close to two hours for the second time in two days, impacting tens of ... Read more...

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Grid failure again halts Delhi Metro services (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Thousands of Delhi Metro travellers faced a harrowing time Tuesday afternoon after the entire system stalled when the power supply tripped for the second time ... Read more...

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Man held for father’s murder


July 25th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Sick and tired of seeing his mother beaten by his father, a young man slit the throat of his father, police said Wednesday. The man ... Read more...

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Four held for pushing woman out of train


July 25th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, July 25 (IANS) Four people have been arrested for allegedly trying to molest a 19-year-old woman and then pushing her out of a moving train in Karnataka, police said ... Read more...

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Ghana President Mills dies following short illness


July 25th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by BNO News
ACCRA, GHANA (BNO NEWS) -- Ghana's President John Atta Mills died Tuesday afternoon in the capital Accra following a short illness, the presidential office said, giving no other details about the cause ... Read more...

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Two dead, three injured in building collapse in Delhi


July 24th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Two people were killed and three others injured when an under-construction building collapsed here Tuesday afternoon, police said.The incident was reported from west Delhi's Kirti ... Read more...

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Gurrillas shoot dead two policemen in Kashmir (Second Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 3 (IANS) Two policemen were shot dead by separatist guerrillas in Pulwama and Kulgam districts in south Kashmir Tuesday, police said.A senior police officer told IANS that guerrillas ... Read more...

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Guerrillas shoot dead Kashmir policeman, injure another (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 3 (IANS) Separatist guerrillas shot and killed an off-duty policeman and critically injured another in two separate incidents in Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday, police said.The guerrillas fired from ... Read more...

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Cop dies in guerrilla attack in Kashmir


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 3 (IANS) Separatist guerrillas shot and killed a off-duty policeman in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajpora town in Pulwama district Tuesday.A senior police officer told IANS that guerrillas fired ... Read more...

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‘Will convince Bhupathi or Bopanna to play with Hesh’


June 19th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) All India Tennis Association (AITA) president Anil Khanna said Tuesday that sending one team for the 2012 London Olympics is the best option to ... Read more...

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AITA asks sports ministry to convince warring players (Roundup)


June 18th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Monday asked the sports ministry to convince Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna to team up with Leander Paes ... Read more...

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Sports minister asks AITA why not send two teams (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken, stepping into the Indian Olympic tennis imbroglio, Monday asked the All India Tennis Association (AITA) to explain why it was ... Read more...

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Human remains found in packages mailed to Canada schools


June 6th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, June 6 (IANS) Human remains were discovered in separate packages mailed to two schools in this Canadian city Tuesday afternoon, police said.It remains unclear if the packages are related ... 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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Fuel shortage to ease in Chennai, says Jayalalithaa


May 29th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 29 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday said the acute shortage of petrol and diesel will end in the metropolis as urgent steps are being taken ... Read more...

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Lin Dan hopes to see Lee Chong Wei in top form at Olympics


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Wuhan (China), May 22 (IANS) China's star shuttler Lin Dan hopes to see World No.1 and fierce rival Lee Chong Wei in top form at the Olympic Games.Lee Chong Wei, ... Read more...

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3 more farmers commit suicide in Vidarbha


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Amravati (Maharashtra), May 22 (IANS) Three more farmers have committed suicide since Sunday, one of them Tuesday afternoon, taking this year's toll so far to 334 in western ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Brazil chopper crash


May 9th, 2012 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, May 9 (IANS) As many as eight people, including an alleged murderer, have been killed in Brazil after their military police helicopter crashed, Xinhua reported.According to the ... Read more...

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Putin proposes Medvedev as prime minister


May 7th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) President Vladimir Putin proposed Dmitry Medvedev for the post of prime minister Monday, the speaker of Russia's lower house of parliament said.Putin first put forward ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on Nupur Talwar’s bail


May 1st, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 1 (IANS) A special court hearing the bail plea of jailed dentist Nupur Talwar, the mother of murdered teenager Aarushi, Wednesday reserved its order after hearing arguments from ... Read more...

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