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Femina Miss India pageant enters 50th year


September 18th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) The Femina Miss India beauty pageant Tuesday kickstarted the celebrations of its 50 years.The first Miss India Meher Castellino, was joined by other former Miss India ... Read more...

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Government hikes diesel price by Rs.five a litre (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The government Thursday announced a hike in diesel price by Rs.five a litre and restricted availability of cooking gas cylinders per family to six ... Read more...

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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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More men now seek counselling


September 12th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Breakdown of support systems and the "conflict of expectations" are leading to problems in relationships, with more men now approaching counselling centres for their ... 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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PMANE leaders ‘abducted’ by fishermen


September 12th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) High drama prevailed at Tamil Nadu's Idinthakarai village - the hub of the anti-Kudankulam protests - Tuesday night with the leaders of People's Movement Against Nuclear ... Read more...

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Three injured in Assam grenade blast


September 11th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 11 (IANS) Three people were injured in a grenade attack by suspected militants in Bongaigaon town in Assam's Bongaigaon district Tuesday evening, police said.The blast took place under ... Read more...

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12-year-old raped, killed in Lucknow


September 5th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 5 (IANS) The body of a 12-year-old, who was allegedly raped and then killed by unidentified persons, was recovered from a farmhouse in Dehwa village on the outskirts ... Read more...

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Hyderabad police intensify search for kidnapped doctor


September 5th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 5 (IANS) A special team of Hyderabad police Wednesday intensified their search for a doctor who was allegedly kidnapped for ransom.Police traced the mobile phone of Harsha Reddy, ... Read more...

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‘Internet agent of change like Gandhi’s spinning wheel’


September 5th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The internet can be likened to Mahatma Gandhi's spinning wheel as an agent of change - for a new networked global community that wedded ... Read more...

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Promotions quota bill Wednesday, says government


September 4th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The government said it will Wednesday bring a constitutional amendment bill to provide reservations to scheduled castes/scheduled tribes (SC/STs) in job promotions and ... Read more...

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Festivities peak on Thiru Onam


August 29th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 29 (IANS) Onam festivities have peaked in Kerala, with Thiru Onam celebrated Wednesday.Thiru Onam is the most important day for Keralites in the nearly week-long festival.The most important ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

19 more arrested for Mumbai violence


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Another 19 rioters have been arrested for their involvement in the violence at Mumbai's Azad Maidan Aug 11 during a massive rally taken out to protest ... Read more...

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Piles of cash found in Japan mountain


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Osaka, Aug 22 (IANS) Piles of cash amounting to nearly 150 million yen (about $1.25 million) were found in the mountains of southwestern Japan following the arrest of two men ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lawyers strike work in UP, demand security


August 21st, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 21 (IANS) Judicial work in Uttar Pradesh was crippled Tuesday as lawyers across the state struck work for a day on a call by the Uttar Pradesh Bar ... Read more...

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Delhi woman hangs herself over harassment, husband arrested


August 15th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Anguished over alleged harassment, a 32-year-old woman committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan in her residence here, police said Wednesday. Her husband ... Read more...

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Over 100,000 cigarettes seized in Hong Kong


August 15th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Aug 15 (IANS) Hong Kong has seized 102,400 sticks of duty-not-paid cigarettes valued at about 255,000 HK dollars (over $32,000).The cigarettes with a duty potential of about 175,000 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

I am delighted, says Ansari


August 7th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Re-elected vice president for the second term, Hamid Ansari Tuesday evening said he was delighted with the result and that he will work for the ... Read more...

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Result satisfying, NDA intact: Jaswant Singh


August 7th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) BJP leader Jaswant Singh, who lost the vice presidential race to incumbent Hamid Ansari Tuesday, said he was satisfied with the result which showed ... Read more...

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Injured tourist succumbs, death toll is four


August 1st, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 1 (IANS) The death toll in the gas cylinder tragedy in Kashmir rose to four as a British woman critically injured in the accident succumbed to injuries here ... Read more...

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14 die in Burundi bus explosion


August 1st, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bujumbura, Aug 1 (IANS) At least 14 passengers were killed and four others seriously injured in an explosion in a bus in a village 70 km from the capital city ... Read more...

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Woman critical after jumping off Delhi flyover


August 1st, 2012 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) A 25-year-old woman was in a critical condition after she attempted to commit suicide by jumping off a flyover here Tuesday evening, police said.Geeta, resident ... Read more...

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Power supply restored in Himachal


July 31st, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 31 (IANS) Power supply was restored in Himachal Pradesh Tuesday evening after a more than five-hour disruption owing to the failure of the Northern Grid, an official said."Now ... Read more...

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18 train fire victims remain unidentified


July 31st, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 31 (IANS) Eighteen of the 32 people who died in the Tamil Nadu Express fire in Andhra Pradesh Monday are yet to be unidentified even as a forensic ... Read more...

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‘The Jefferson’ star Sherman Hemsley dead at 74


July 26th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by BNO News
EL PASO, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) -- American actor Sherman Hemsley, who starred as George Jefferson in the 1970s television series 'The Jeffersons' and 'All in the Family', died at his home in ... Read more...

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Slain Kashmir youth was militant, reiterates army


July 26th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 26 (IANS) The young man killed in a Kashmir village two days ago was a militant from whom a weapon was recovered, a senior army officer said Thursday ... Read more...

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Man plunges to his death from London’s Tate modern gallery


July 25th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man has plunged to his death from the Members Rooms of the Tate Modern Gallery. The accident happened on Tuesday evening at around 6 pm.The gallery ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Spanish student’s headless body found in Britain


July 18th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) A decapitated body of a man believed to be a Spanish student has been found in Britain's Dorset county.The man's blood-soaked body was found at a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ready to face monsoon test: Delhi Traffic Police


July 11th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) With its traffic signals serviced and enough personnel on the roads to ensure smooth traffic flow, the Delhi Traffic Police claims it is geared up ... Read more...

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Krishna thanks Pakistan for help to Indian passengers


July 10th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Thanking Pakistan for its help to passengers of an Indian plane that made an emergency landing at Nawabshah airport in Sindh, External Affairs Minister S.M. ... Read more...

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Rain lashes Delhi, provides relief from sultry weather (Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Rain lashed Delhi Tuesday evening, bringing respite from the heat for the residents who have seen no showers ever since the monsoon hit Saturday. More ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Shettar to take oath as Karnataka CM Thursday, power struggle continues (Second Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 10 (IANS) The warring factions in Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday finally paved the way for Rural Development Minister Jagadish Shettar to take over as ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

10 percent of news paid for: Nihal Singh


July 4th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) About 10 percent of news in the papers is paid for, estimates veteran journalist and author S. Nihal Singh, discounting the view that there is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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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Sarabjit and Surjeet: Shock in one home, joy in another (Second Lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar/Ferozepur, June 27 (IANS) The fate of two Indians in Pakistani jails -- Sarabjit Singh and Surjeet Singh -- by the turn of events since Tuesday has made their families ... Read more...

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