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Protest against Kudankulam n-plant to continue Friday (Second Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) Hundreds of people from Tamil Nadu's Idinthakarai village, the epicentre of the protests against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP), would continue their 'jal satyagraha' or ... Read more...

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Another water protest, now against Kudankulam n-plant (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) Hundreds of people from Tamil Nadu's Idinthakarai village, the epicentre of the protests against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP), stood in the sea water Thursday ... Read more...

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West Nile virus kills 46 in US’ Texas state


September 8th, 2012 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 8 (IANS) At least 46 people have died from the mosquito-borne West Nile virus in Texas state in the US this year, Xinhua reported.The latest reports came from ... Read more...

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Cross-chopping topless activist flees Ukraine


September 6th, 2012 - 5:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A member of Ukrainian feminist group Femen, who cut down a wooden crucifix while being topless in Kiev in support of Russian punk band Pussy ... Read more...

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36 die as firecracker factory catches fire (Fifth Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) At least 36 people were killed and more than 75 injured when a powerful explosion Wednesday tore through one of the biggest fireworks factories in ... Read more...

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Hezbollah denies having chemical weapons


September 5th, 2012 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Lebanon's Shia group Hezbollah has no chemical weapons, but enough missiles to inflict a considerable damage on Israel in case of an assault, the group's ... Read more...

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US drone strike kills 4 in northwest Pakistan


September 1st, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 1 (IANS) At least four people were killed and two others injured on Saturday morning when a US drone launched attacks in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region of North ... Read more...

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9 killed in Peshawar bomb blast (Second Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) At least nine people including two children were killed and over 20 others injured in a bomb blast in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar Friday evening, ... Read more...

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Ship with 24 Russians seized off Togo


August 30th, 2012 - 8:11 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Pirates have seized a Greek-owned oil tanker with 24 Russian crew members on board off the coast of Togo in west Africa.English-language TV channel Russia ... Read more...

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Seven killed, 80 injured in Pakistan road accident


August 29th, 2012 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and around 80 injured in a head-on collision between two buses on a highway in Pakistan's Punjab province early Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Agitation should have targeted PM, says Bedi as rift rumours deepen (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Amid signs of a rift with fellow activists, Kiran Bedi, a key member of the disbanded Team Anna, Monday said the India Against Corruption ... Read more...

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Syrian TV denies intelligence chief’s murder


August 27th, 2012 - 3:38 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, Aug 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A pro-government Syrian TV channel, al-Dunya, has denied media reports that said Jamil Hassan, head of Syria's air force intelligence, had been assassinated.Citing Syrian opposition ... Read more...

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17 killed in Pakistan drone strikes


August 24th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 24 (IANS) At least 17 suspected militants were killed Friday in drone strikes launched in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, a media report said.Five drones fired six missiles at ... Read more...

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Three policemen killed in attack in northwest Pakistan


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 23 (IANS) At least three policemen were killed and many others injured when unidentified gunmen opened fire at a police vehicle in Pakistan's northwest town of Hangu ... Read more...

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US teacher accused of having sex with students


August 21st, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Houston, Aug 21 (IANS) A high school teacher in Houston, the largest city of the US Texas state, is accused of having sex with his students.Geffrey Guzman, 32, who was ... Read more...

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German farmer showers trance fans with manure


August 21st, 2012 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A furious German farmer poured manure on a group of trance music fans who organised an improvised open air festival on his land but did ... Read more...

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Over 20 killed in Venezuela prison fight


August 21st, 2012 - 4:29 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, Aug 21 (IANS) More than 20 people have been killed in a prison riot between two inmate gangs near the Venezuelan capital, media reported.The violence erupted Sunday night at ... Read more...

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Russia’s first Muslim TV channel goes on air


August 20th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's first public Muslim TV channel, Al-RTV, has gone on air ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr.According to the Bashinform news portal, Al-RTV has been established by Russia's ... Read more...

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US military chief visits Afghanistan


August 20th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 20 (IANS) Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Monday paid an unannounced visit to Afghanistan, Xinhua reported.Dempsey arrived at the Bagram air base, ... Read more...

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US military chief visits Afghanistan


August 20th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 20 (IANS) Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Monday paid an unannounced visit to Afghanistan, Xinhua reported.Dempsey arrived at the Bagram air base, ... Read more...

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US drones kill seven in Pakistan (Lead)


August 19th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Seven people were killed in Pakistan Sunday in US drone strikes targetting suspected militants.At least two people were killed in a drone strike launched Sunday afternoon ... Read more...

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Drone strike kills five more in Pakistan


August 19th, 2012 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) At least five people were killed in a US drone strike launched early Sunday morning in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of North Waziristan, said media reports.... Read more...

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Algae bloom kills nearly 1 mn fish in Gulf of Mexico


August 18th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Houston, Aug 18 (IANS) Algae bloom, known as red tide, has killed nearly 1 million fish in the Gulf of Mexico, official said.Tens of thousands of dead fish, mostly menhaden, ... Read more...

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25 killed in Pakistan bus attack (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) At least 25 people were killed and 10 injured in Pakistan Thursday after unidentified gunmen attacked a passenger bus in the Gilgit-Baltistan region, reported RIA Novosti ... Read more...

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Four killed in Pakistan bombing


August 5th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 5 (IANS) At least four people were killed Sunday and 10 injured, including women and children, when a car bomb exploded in Pakistan's southwest city of Quetta, media ... Read more...

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US TV channel apologises for monkey ad


August 4th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) American TV channel NBC has apologised after an advertisement featuring a monkey doing gymnastics was telecast right after showing the gold medal victory of US gymnast ... Read more...

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Two killed, 15 injured in Pakistan building blast


August 4th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) At least two people were killed and 15 injured when three buildings collapsed following an explosion in a fireworks workshop in Pakistan's Multan city Saturday, media ... Read more...

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Rs.5 lakh compensation for victims of Tamil Nadu train fire


July 30th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The government Monday announced a compensation of Rs.5 lakh each for the families of the dead in the Tamil Nadu Express blaze, in which some ... Read more...

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Russia to get first Muslim TV channel in August


July 25th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The first Muslim TV channel in Russia, Al-RTV, will go on air in August, an official said Wednesday.Damir Mukhetdinov, first deputy chair of the Spiritual ... Read more...

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Turkey closes borders with Syria


July 25th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Turkish government is closing all its checkpoints on the Syrian border, Customs and Trade Minister Hayati Yazici said Wednesday."All checkpoints along the Syrian border ... Read more...

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11 killed in Pakistan drone strike (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 23 (IANS) At least 11 suspected militants were killed late Monday in a drone strike in Pakistan's northwest tribal region along the border with Afghanistan, a media report ... Read more...

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Two TV channel directors held for forgery


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Two directors of a Bhojpuri TV Channel were arrested for forgery to secure loans of nearly Rs.100 crore, a CBI official said Monday. A Delhi ... Read more...

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Pranab will be a wise president: Dikshit


July 22nd, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) With his years of experience, Pranab Mukherjee will be "one of the wisest presidents", Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Sunday."I think he will ... Read more...

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My father will give new dimension to office of president: Pranab’s daughter


July 22nd, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Pranab Mukherjee's daughter Sharmistha Sunday said her father would give a new dimension to the office of president of India with his experience and ... Read more...

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Chelsea’s 33 mn euro bid for Willian rejected


July 19th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 19 (IANS) Ukrainian football club Shakhtar Donetsk has reportedly rejected a 33 million euro bid from Chelsea for Brazilian winger Willian.The value exceeds the 32 million ... Read more...

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