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32 ‘criminals’ killed in Egypt operation


September 9th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 9 (IANS) A total of 32 "criminal elements" were killed in Egypt's "lawless" Sinai peninsula in a military operation held in coordination with Israel, Xinhua reported.Military spokesman Ahmed ... Read more...

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Travel to Jaipur in double-decker train


August 24th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Now travelling to Jaipur will be easier, with the Indian Railways Friday starting its second double-decker air conditioned train from Delhi to the Rajasthan capital.The ... Read more...

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Himachal to construct two mega tunnels


July 27th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 27 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Friday gave green signal to construction of two mega all-weather tunnels at a cost of Rs.500 crore.The state cabinet, in a meeting ... Read more...

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Mahi is dead; end came on first or second day, doctors say (Second Lead)


June 24th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Manesar (Haryana), June 24 (IANS) Mahi, the four-year-old girl who was trapped in a narrow and deep borewell here for 86 agonizing hours, was Sunday declared dead after rescuers reached ... Read more...

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After 86 long hours, Mahi is dead (Lead)


June 24th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Manesar (Haryana), June 24 (IANS) Mahi, the four-year-old girl who got trapped in a narrow and deep borewell here for 86 agonizing hours, was Sunday declared dead after rescuers reached ... Read more...

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Israeli drone sensor pinpoint terror sites


June 18th, 2012 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, June 18 (IANS) The Israel Air Force is testing a sensor designed to enable its drones to spot militant hideouts and weapons, a media report said Sunday.Israeli drones carry ... Read more...

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US troops parachuted into North Korea : official


May 30th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 29 (IANS) A senior US official has revealed that the US and South Korean special forces have been parachuting into North Korea to collect intelligence on underground military ... Read more...

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Sanjay dons lean, mean avatar for new film (With Images)


May 28th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) After playing a bulky looking villian Kancha Cheena in "Agneepath", Sanjay Dutt gets a makeover for his Soham Shah's next directorial venture.Produced by Shree ... Read more...

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China assists Pakistan avalanche victim search


April 14th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 14 (IANS) China is assisting in the search for 139 Pakistani soldiers and civilians who are entombed in thick ice following an avalanche that swept through their camp ... Read more...

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Tunnels dug to reach Pakistan avalanche victims


April 11th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 11 (IANS) Rescuers are digging two tunnels to reach the 139 Pakistani soldiers and civilians who are stuck in thick ice following an avalanche that swept through their ... Read more...

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HCC to build Rs.1.62 bn railway tunnel


April 5th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Infrastructure major Hindustan Construction Co along with Coastal Projects Ltd has been awarded a Rs.1.62 billion project to construct a railway tunnel in Manipur, an official ... Read more...

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China bridge becomes world’s highest and longest


April 4th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) At 1,102 feet up and 3,858 feet across, the ambitious suspension bridge in China's Hunan province has become the highest and longest in the world.The Anzhaite ... Read more...

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Anna writes to PM on fasting green activist, saving the Ganga


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Anna Hazare Thursday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and urged him to immediately call a meeting of the National Ganga River Basin Authority ... Read more...

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China toughens driving licence norms


February 7th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 7 (IANS) The Chinese government has decided to toughen the tests conducted before issuing driving licenses in a bid to curb road accidents,The new guidelines require passenger driving ... Read more...

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World’s deepest metro station to be in Russia


December 28th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg (Russia), Dec 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A new subway station, the world's deepest, will be unveiled in downtown St. Petersburg, authorities said.The Admiralteiskaya station lies over 100 m below ... Read more...

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Konkan Railway enters 22nd year of operation


October 16th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Konkan Railway, the 760-km line linking Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka, has entered its 22nd year of operations, an official said Sunday. On the foundation day celebrations ... Read more...

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Gaddafi crosses Libya-Algeria border: Report


August 27th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 27 (IANS) Six armoured vehicles, thought to be carrying Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and his sons, have crossed the Libya-Algeria border, Egypt's official news agency MENA reported Saturday.Libyan ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro to dig deeper for tunnels in third phase


June 15th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Delhi Metro, known for its engineering marvel, is set to dig deeper for its third phase lines which at some places require constructing tunnels under ... Read more...

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Trapped dogs survive after six days in 20ft hole


June 3rd, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) Two dogs, who remained trapped 20 feet underground for six days, were finally rescued after round-the-clock endeavour by mountain and cave rescue teams to locate and ... Read more...

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Pakistani nukes are very safe, says A.Q. Khan (Lead)


May 29th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 29 (IANS) The Taliban and external forces cannot seize Pakistan's nuclear weapons because they are "highly secured" and only a handful know where they are kept, disgraced ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s n-programme running without break: A.Q. Khan


May 29th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 29 (IANS) Pakistan's nuclear programme is "running without break" for 10 years and uranium enrichment process is also in progress, disgraced nuclear scientist A.Q. Khan said in ... Read more...

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‘Sophisticated’ tunnel found under US-Mexico border


May 11th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Tucson (US), May 11 (IANS/EFE) A "sophisticated" tunnel dug out of solid rock and equipped with electricity and ventilation systems has been found under the border between US' Arizona state ... Read more...

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Dog was part of US team that attacked Osama


May 5th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) An explosive sniffing dog was part of the crack team of US commandos who shot dead Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in Pakistan.The Sun reported ... Read more...

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Sixth train on Kalka-Shimla track


April 25th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 25 (IANS) To cater to the tourist rush to this Himachal Pradesh town, Northern Railway has decided to run another toy train on the Kalka-Shimla track, making it ... Read more...

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Green corridors to help pandas find Mr. or Miss Right


April 17th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 17 (IANS) Green corridors will be built linking 16 forest reserve areas in northwest China to help giant pandas from different groups "make friends" and "seek their ... Read more...

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Technical group to study Mumbai’s coastal road proposal


April 15th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) The union ministry of environment and forests will constitute a technical group to study the feasibility of a coastal road project for the city.Minister for Environment ... Read more...

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KEC International bags Rs.31 crore order in water business


April 8th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Power transmission major KEC International Friday said it has forayed into the water business and secured a Rs.31 crore order from the Madhya Pradesh water ... Read more...

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Land acquired for four-laning of Kashmir highway


March 13th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 13 (IANS) Decks have been cleared for the four-laning of Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, the only road link between Kashmir Valley and the rest of India, with the state ... Read more...

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Seven men found buried alive in Gadaffi’s East Libya compound


February 28th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): A disturbing new evidence of the barbarity of Libyan despot Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's regime in East Libya has emerged. Seven prisoners rescued by the opposition movement after they ... Read more...

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Will Kashmir rail line by ready by 2017?


February 26th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 26 (IANS) The Indian Railways' plan to cut through the mountains in Jammu and Kashmir, construct bridges and bore tunnels and get the train chugging into the Kashmir Valley in ... Read more...

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Downing Street cat Larry ‘gatecrashes’ Kevin Spacey photocall


February 19th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): Downing Street cat Larry, who is the Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office, is said to have tried to gatecrash a Kevin Spacey photocall.The newly appointed moggy ... Read more...

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Imphal-Jiribam Railway Line spearheading infrastructure development in Manipur


January 21st, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal (Manipur), Jan.21 (ANI) Infrastructure development tops the central government's agenda in the northeast and in this context, the ongoing construction of the 84-kilometer-long Imphal-Jiribam Railway Line in Manipur, assumes significance.Construction began ... Read more...

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Vaishno Devi got 8.7 million devotees in 2010


January 4th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 4 (IANS) About 8.7 million devotees visited the Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir last year.This was conveyed by temple officials to Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra and ... Read more...

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Chandigarh to get its first cactii garden


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 23 (IANS) Chandigarh, which is famous for its unique rock garden, will soon get a cactii garden, much to the delight of tourists and botanists. This cactii garden is ... Read more...

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Kalka-Shimla track gets holiday special toy train


December 23rd, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 23 (IANS) To cater to the Christmas and New Year's eve rush, the railways Thursday started a holiday special toy train on the Kalka-Shimla track, an official said here."A special ... Read more...

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