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India shocked at killing of 2 Indians in Nigeria, demands probe (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) India Thursday strongly condemned the brutal murder of two Indians in Nigeria and demanded a thorough probe into the gruesome incident.The two Indians were murdered ... Read more...

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2 Indians killed in Nigeria, India seeks probe


July 26th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Two Indians have been brutally murdered and another seriously wounded by unidentified assailants in Nigeria. Strongly condemned the killings, India Thursday sought an official report ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Nigeria church blast


March 12th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, March 11 (IANS) At least seven people died in a bomb blast that rocked a church in the northern Nigerian city of Jos, police said Sunday.Suicide bombers Sunday attacked ... Read more...

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Nepal plane crash: Grieving families wait for last remains


September 26th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 26 (IANS) After receiving the stunning news of the deaths of dear ones in Sunday's plane crash in Nepal, grieving families now face the ordeal of a long ... Read more...

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Nepal’s Buddhist nuns rally behind gangraped ’sister’


August 3rd, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 3 (IANS) While established organisations dragged their feet on the fate of a 21-year-old Buddhist nun who had been gangraped, the republic's ignored community of nuns came forward ... Read more...

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Under pressure, Nepal moves to help gangraped nun


July 16th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 16 (IANS) Under mounting pressure from the National Women's Commission, ethnic organisations and lawmakers, Nepal's government finally moved Saturday to help a Buddhist nun gangraped in a public ... Read more...

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Pakistan embassy staffer shot at in Nepal, manhunt launched (Lead)


April 14th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 14 (IANS) A Pakistan embassy employee here was shot at in an audacious attack Thursday, following which police cordoned off a busy area in the capital and ... Read more...

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Pakistan Embassy staffer shot at in Kathmandu


April 14th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 14 (IANS) A 36-year-old Pakistani national, employed at the Pakistani Embassy in Kathmandu, survived a day-light bid on his life Thursday, within three days of a Nepali minister ... Read more...

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Indian doctors to offer free medical services in Zambia


April 9th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka (Zambia), April 9 (IANS) About 20 doctors from India would visit Zambia later in April to conduct free medical services as part of a programme aimed at helping the ... Read more...

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Bomb blasts, church attacks kill 29 in Nigeria (Second Lead)


December 26th, 2010 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Abuja/Lagos, Dec 25 (IANS) Twenty-nine people were killed in a series of bomb blasts and attacks on churches in Nigeria on Christmas eve, officials said Saturday.According to Xinhua, at least 23 people ... Read more...

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23 killed in Nigeria blasts (Lead)


December 25th, 2010 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, Dec 25 (IANS) At least 23 people were killed in a series of bomb blasts that rocked Nigeria's restive Jos city on the Christmas eve, a local hospital official said Saturday.Another ... Read more...

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Shutdown cripples life in Nepal


June 15th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, June 15 (ANI): Traffic has come to a standstill here today as cadres affiliated to the Young Communist League (YCL) and other Maoist affiliated organisations called an impromptu shutdown protesting against ... Read more...

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Nepal former deputy PM passes away


June 12th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, June 12 (ANI): Former Deputy Prime Minister and Nepali Congress leader Shailaja Acharya passed away this morning while undergoing treatment at the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital in Maharagunj.Acharya, 68, breathed her ... Read more...

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Teething mixture kills 25 Nigerian babies


November 29th, 2008 - 2:43 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, Nov 29 (DPA) The Nigerian government has ordered an investigation after a locally made mixture used to suppress discomfort in babies cutting teeth killed 25 infants.The children were administered the mixture, ... Read more...

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Why malaria is more dangerous in children


May 23rd, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 23 (IANS) Malaria is likely to cause children's immune systems to target their own DNA, prompting a more severe manifestation of the disease than in adults. The discovery, made by ... Read more...

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Nepali workers to leave for South Korea by June


April 21st, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, Apr 21 (ANI): The Ministry of Labor (MoL) official has said that Nepali workers will leave for South Korea under the Employment Permit System (EPS) by June this year. "There ... Read more...

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Lifeline group to set up hospital in Zambia


March 19th, 2008 - 6:17 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, March 19 (IANS) The Chennai-based Lifeline Group of Hospitals has signed a memorandum of understanding with Zambia's health ministry Wednesday to establish its first overseas hospital. The MoU was signed with ... Read more...

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Fuel, power crisis may cripple hospitals


February 18th, 2008 - 3:17 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Kathmandu, Feb 18 (Xinhua) Hospitals and nursing homes in Nepal's capital may have to stop functioning if the irregular power supply and fuel shortage persist for a couple of days more, media ... Read more...

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Nigeria’s ‘land of twins’ has even the experts baffled!


November 15th, 2007 - 4:39 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov 15 (ANI): A farming community in southwest Nigeria has been named the The Land of Twins because almost all the babies born here are twins.And, this even has the ... Read more...

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