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Three die in Delhi building collapse


August 30th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) At least three people were killed and five injured after a commercial building under construction collapsed here Thursday, police said.The tragedy took place in east ... Read more...

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Two dead in Mumbai protests against Myanmar killings (Fourth Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Two people were killed and over 50, including 41 policemen, injured as a protest by several Muslim organisations to condemn the alleged attacks on Muslims ... Read more...

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Police probing ‘parcel bomb’ case in Madurai


August 4th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) Police are investigating the case of 'parcel bomb' containing two plastic lunch boxes, a timer, electric wires and a packet of ammonia delivered by an ... Read more...

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Twitter, Facebook get active on Team Anna’s political ambitions


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Social networking sites went abuzz as soon as Anna Hazare announced that his team would seek to form a "political alternative", with many welcoming ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricketers upset with PCB


May 7th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, May 7 (IANS) Senior Pakistani cricketers, including skipper Misbah-ul-Haq and Shahid Afridi, are upset after the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) refused to let them play in a Twenty20 match ... Read more...

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Battered by father, Bangalore baby dies (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 11 (IANS) Afreen, the three-month-old Bangalore girl who was battered by her own father as he wanted a son, died Wednesday after battling for life for several days, ... Read more...

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Battered baby Afreen still critical: Doctors


April 10th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 10 (IANS) Afreen, the three-month-old baby girl battered by her father as he wanted a son, continues to be on ventilator and has been getting convulsions, doctors attending ... Read more...

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Baby girl tortured by father, this time in Bangalore (Second Lead)


April 9th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) She has a severe head injury, bite marks all over her body and is on life support in a Bangalore hospital. The shocking case of ... Read more...

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Baby girl tortured, now in Bangalore (Lead)


April 9th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) A Bangalore man who was hoping for a son was so angered by the birth of a girl child that he battered the three-month-old, who ... Read more...

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Asia Cup: Pakistan beat Sri Lanka with bonus point (Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 15 (IANS) Captain Misbah-ul-Haq and Umar Akmal shared a 152-run stand to guide Pakistan to a six-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup here ... Read more...

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Life in prison for underwear bomber


February 17th, 2012 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS/EFE) The 25-year-old Nigerian man convicted of trying to blow up a commercial jet with 300 people aboard on Christmas day in 2009 was sentenced Thursday to ... Read more...

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Pakistan team training at Lahore for England series


January 6th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 6 (IANS) Pakistan's national cricket team has been preparing hard at its week-long training camp for the upcoming series against England scheduled in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).The ... Read more...

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50 kids found chained in Pakistan seminary dungeon


December 13th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 13 (IANS) More than 50 children were found chained inside an underground dungeon at a seminary in Pakistan's Karachi city, a media report said Tuesday.Police rescued the ... Read more...

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Pakistan, India wrestling bouts a big draw


November 20th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Bouts between burly wrestlers from Pakistan and India attracted a large crowd in Pakistan's Gujranwala city.People thronged Jinnah stadium to watch Pakistani and Indian wrestlers grapple ... Read more...

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Akmal brothers, Riaz named in spot-fixing trial


October 7th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) The names of three more Pakistani cricketers have come up in the spot-fixing scandal that rocked the fourth Test against England at Lord's last summer.It has ... Read more...

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Bukhari’s anti-Anna stand draws flak from Muslims


August 23rd, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Strongly criticising Jama Masjid chief cleric Syed Ahmed Bukhari's anti-Anna Hazare comment, many members of the Muslim community here Tuesday said they support the ... Read more...

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Uma’s return: Not everyone in Uttar Pradesh happy


June 7th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 7 (IANS) Uma Bharti is back in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), but not everyone seems excited. While Kalyan Singh Tuesday refused to comment on her return, ... Read more...

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Final Bin Laden doomsday tape may be released by Al Qaeda disciples


May 3rd, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 3 (ANI): A doomsday tape made by Osama Bin Laden was poised to be released Monday by his Al Qaeda disciples.U.S. officials feared the recording would be akin to ... Read more...

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Relief, apprehension in Delhi on Osama’s killing


May 2nd, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) As news of world's most wanted terrorist and Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's killing in Pakistan spread, many Delhiites welcomed it but were ... Read more...

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Afridi blames Pak batsmen for T20 loss against Windies


April 23rd, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Gros Islet (St.Lucia), April 23(ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has blamed his batsmen for the defeat against the West Indies in their inaugural Twenty20 international clash on Thursday.Umar Akmal was the ... Read more...

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PPP leaders laud Awan’s resignation to plead ZAB retrial case


April 18th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr 18(ANI): Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leaders have supported former Law Minister Babar Awan's decision to resign from his post in order to plead the retrial case of former Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Selection in Pak team for Windies tour “dream come true” for debutant Usman


April 9th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 9(ANI): Uncapped Pakistan batsman Usman Salahuddin, who has been selected for the upcoming limited-overs series against the West Indies, has said it is a dream come true for him to ... Read more...

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Kamran, Razzaq, Younis likely to be axed from Pak squad for West Indies series


April 6th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 6(ANI): The Pakistan cricket team for the upcoming series against the West Indies will be finalised on Wednesday.Earlier, the national selection committee failed to announce the squad even after seven-hour-long ... Read more...

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Team jubilant after beating Pakistan: Harbhajan


March 31st, 2011 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 30 (IANS) The Indian team was jubilant after their 29-run victory over Pakistan and storming into the World Cup final for the third time, ace spinner Harbhajan ... Read more...

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Pakistan beat Australia by four wickets


March 19th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 19 (IANS) Pakistan defeated Australia by four wickets in their last league match to finish on top of Group A in the 2011 cricket World Cup at the ... Read more...

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Akmal brothers to play in Pak-Zimbabwe match


March 14th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), Mar 14(ANI): Pakistan's underperforming wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal and his younger brother Umar will play in the World Cup match against Zimbabwe on Monday, captain Shahid Afridi has said.There ... Read more...

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Umar Akmal’s finger injury a ‘genuine’ problem: Intikhab


March 13th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Pallekele, Mar 13(ANI): Pakistan cricket team manager Intikhab Alam has rejected the popular impression that Umar Akmal could be feigning an injury again.Umar, who was expected to replace underperforming wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal ... Read more...

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World Cup scoreboard: Pakistan vs.Canada, Group A


March 3rd, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 3 (IANS) Scoreboard of Pakistan's innings against Canada in a World Cup Group A match at the R. Premedasa Stadium here Thursday.Pakistan: Mohammad Hafeez lbw Osinde 11 Ahmed Shehzad c ... Read more...

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Scoreboard of Pakistan’s innings against Sri Lanka


February 26th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 26 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of Pakistan's innings against Sri Lanka in a Group A match of the World Cup at the R. Premedasa Stadium here Saturday:Pakistan: Ahmed Shehzad ... Read more...

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US no-fly list leaves British Muslim stranded in Canada


February 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 16 (IANS) Probably in the first such case in international travel, the US no-fly list has left a British man stranded in Canada.Dawood Hepplewhite, who is a ... Read more...

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Inter-faith harmony dialogue held in Delhi to promote peace


February 4th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI): The National Foundation for Communal Harmony (NFCH), an autonomous body with the Ministry of Home Affairs, organized an Inter-faith harmony dialogue here on Thursday.Encouraging inter-faith dialogue ... Read more...

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Two held for attempting to rape 11-year-old


February 1st, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Two people have been arrested for allegedly attempting to rape an 11-year-old girl in Patel Nagar area of central Delhi, police said Tuesday. According to police, the ... Read more...

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It’s “absurd” to blame Afridi for Pak’s defeat in first ODI against NZ: Salahuddin Sallu


January 27th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 27(ANI): Blaming Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi for his team's crushing defeat in the first one-dayer against New Zealand is "absurd", former Test cricketer and chief selector Salahuddin Ahmed ... Read more...

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Canada lists Yemen-based al-Qaeda group as terrorist organization


December 24th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa (Canada), Dec. 24 (ANI): The Canadian Government has formally designated a Yemen-based al Qaeda group as a terrorist organization, and banned its entry into Canada.According to the Globe and Mail, the ... Read more...

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Pakistan humiliated by Auckland in Twenty20 tour opener


December 23rd, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Dec 23(ANI): Pakistan's tour of New Zealand has started in the worst possible fashion as they were humiliated by Auckland in the opening Twenty20 tour match on Thursday.Put into bat first, ... Read more...

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