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Militant involved in Kandahar hijacking arrested in J&K; (Second Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep (IANS) In what has been described as a major catch, top militant commander Mehraj-ud-din Dand, wanted for his involvement in the 1999 hijacking of flight IC-814 ... Read more...

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Man behind IC-814 hijack held in J&K; (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 13 (IANS) Top militant commander Mehraj-ud-din Dand, wanted for his involvement in the 1999 hijacking of flight IC-814 to Kandahar and other terror attacks, has been arrested ... Read more...

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Terrorist wanted for Kandahar hijacking arrested


September 13th, 2012 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 13 (IANS) Mehraj-ud-din Dand, a terrorist wanted for his involvement in the hijacking of flight IC-814 flight to Kandahar and other terror attacks, has been arrested by ... Read more...

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3 militiamen, over 20 militants killed in Pakistan clashes


August 25th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) At least three militiamen and over 20 militants were killed in clashes between Pakistani troops and militants in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of Bajaur Saturday afternoon, ... Read more...

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Lottery winners with £148 million fortune take EasyJet flight


August 17th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The recently announced Euromillions lottery winners Adrian and Gillian Bayford showed that the 148 million pounds hadn’t gotten into their heads by taking a modest budget airline ... Read more...

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Athlete Pinki’s blood sample taken for chromosomal test


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) Blood samples of Asiad gold medallist runner Pinki Pramanik for a chromosomal test to determine the athlete's gender were Monday collected at the city's SSKM Hospital.The ... Read more...

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CPI-M leader evades Kerala Police questioning


July 2nd, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Idukki (Kerala), July 2 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist former district secretary M.M. Mani failed to appear before police here for questioning, and the police team probing him made it ... Read more...

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William, Kate celebrate first wedding anniversary


April 29th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) Prince William and his wife Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, Sunday celebrated their first wedding anniversary.The royal couple were planning to make it a private ... Read more...

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Maldives’ ousted president seeks global intervention (Third Lead)


February 10th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The Maldives' ousted president Mohamed Nasheed Thursday appealed to the world community to help restore democracy in his country, claiming that he was toppled by ... Read more...

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Maldives’ ousted president seeks global intervention (Second Lead)


February 10th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The Maldives' ousted president Mohamed Nasheed Thursday appealed to the world community to help restore democracy in his country, claiming that he was toppled by ... Read more...

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Maldives’ ousted president seeks global help for democracy


February 9th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The Maldives' ousted president Mohamed Nasheed Thursday appealed to the world community to help restore democracy in his country while stating that he was toppled ... Read more...

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Badami makes Akshay sentimental (Movie Snippets)


February 8th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) Akshay Kumar is shooting the climax of his forthcoming film "Rowdy Rathore" at Badami village and says he will miss the place once the shoot ... Read more...

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Police recover Maoist arms, explosives


December 13th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 13 (IANS) Police have recovered a huge cache of arms and explosives during an anti-Maoist operation in Odisha's Rayagada district, district superintendent of police Anoop Krishna said Tuesday."Police ... Read more...

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Pakistani Taliban asks government to stop operations


November 15th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 15 (IANS) The Pakistani government should stop all kinds of operations against the Taliban if it is serious about holding a peace dialogue, a top leader of ... Read more...

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Pakistan faces no threat: Gilani


September 28th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 28 (IANS) Pakistan as a nation is united and faces no threat, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Wednesday."We will not hesitate in rendering sacrifices of any ... Read more...

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Reports suggest that Casey Anthony is in hiding


September 22nd, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After being cleared of first degree murder, the woman who is described as the “one of the most hated women in America,” Casey Anthony is reportedly ... Read more...

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18 militants killed in Afghanistan


September 18th, 2011 - 8:05 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 18 (IANS) At least 18 militants were killed and 15 were injured when NATO fighter jets pounded Taliban hideouts in Afghanistan Saturday, police said."Based on intelligence reports ... Read more...

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CBI continues questioning Janardhana Reddy


September 14th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 14 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) continued questioning former Karnataka minister G. Janardhana Reddy and his brother-in-law Srinivasa Reddy for the second day Wednesday in an ... Read more...

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Blasts rock Kabul, Taliban target US embassy


September 13th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 13 (IANS) Multiple blasts rocked the Afghan capital Tuesday and heavily armed Taliban militants wearing suicide vests targeted the US embassy, triggering a fierce gunfight. Five suicide ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare, Kejriwal, Bedi detained (Lead)


August 16th, 2011 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Amid high drama, Gandhian activist Anna Hazare was detained Tuesday morning by the Delhi Police as he was about to set out for his fast ... Read more...

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Taliban commander held in Islamabad


August 15th, 2011 - 6:46 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 15 (IANS) Bakht Farzandi, a key Pakistani Taliban commander, was arrested here Sunday, a media report said.Farzandi belongs to the militant organisation's Qari Zia ur Rehman group, ... Read more...

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25 killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan, BBC reporter dead (Lead)


July 28th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 28 (IANS) Taliban militants launched multiple suicide bombings in a southern Afghan city Thursday, killing at least 25 people, officials said. Among the dead were six militants ... Read more...

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Chandy promises to rehabilitate minor victim of sex abuse


July 1st, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 1 (IANS) The Kerala government will meet all the expenses required to rehabilitate the minor girl who had allegedly been forced into sex with more than 100 people, ... Read more...

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21 killed in nightmare Kabul hotel attack


June 30th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 29 (IANS) At least 21 people were killed when Taliban fighters stormed a luxury hotel here and went on a slaughter spree before being shot dead or ... Read more...

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40 arrested so far in Kerala minor sex case: Police


June 27th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 27 (IANS) At least 40 people have been arrested in Kerala so far in a sex scandal involving a minor girl, police said Monday. Those arrested include her ... Read more...

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Akshay to learn combat karate for ‘Rowdy Rathore’


June 27th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) He is a black belt in Taekwondo and now Akshay Kumar is learning traditional combat karate for his role in "Rowdy Rathore".Directed by Prabhudeva, ... Read more...

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Rajinikanth discharged from Singapore hospital


June 15th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) Tamil superstar Rajinikanth was Wednesday discharged from the Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore and will remain in that country for some more time.According to informed sources ... Read more...

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Suspected suicide bomber held in Karachi


June 13th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 12 (IANS) A suspected suicide bomber, who was carrying a suicide vest, detonators and other explosives, was arrested in Karachi Sunday, police said.Officials from the Criminal Investigation Department ... Read more...

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Ramdev is a cheat: Digvijay Singh


June 5th, 2011 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Sunday slammed yoga guru Baba Ramdev calling him a "cheat" who was trying to "agitate" people in the garb of ... Read more...

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Pakistan forms team to probe naval base attack


May 29th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 29 (IANS) The government of Pakistan's Sindh province Sunday formed a joint investigation team of police and various security agencies to probe the attack that killed 14 ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Afghan suicide blast (Lead)


May 28th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 28 (IANS) At least seven people, including two top police officers and three German soldiers, were killed and nine others, including a provincial governor, were injured ... Read more...

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Taliban won’t attack Pakistani nukes


May 28th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 28 (IANS) Pakistan was the "only" Muslim state to have a nuclear arsenal and the Taliban have no plans to destroy the weapons, the outfit's spokesman has ... Read more...

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Karachi naval base attack: Four suspects arrested


May 28th, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 27 (IANS) Four men suspected to be involved in the deadly attack on the naval base in the southern Pakistani port city of Karachi Sunday night were ... Read more...

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Big B to promote nutrition tablet (Movie Snippets)


May 15th, 2011 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who works relentlessly even at the age of 68, is set to promote a tablet for nutrition."I have been appointed ... Read more...

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Pakistani Taliban pledge revenge for Osama’s death


May 2nd, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 2 (IANS/AKI) The Pakistani Taliban Monday threatened to kill President Asif Ali Zardari and carry out attacks on the Pakistani Army and the US military after ... Read more...

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