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Al Qaeda abducts Yemeni intelligence officer


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
Aden (Yemen), March 22 (IANS) A group of suspected Al Qaeda militants has kidnapped a Yemeni intelligence officer, Xinhua reported.Four gunmen abducted Major Faraj Bin Qahatan while he was on ... Read more...

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Six of family killed in Pakistan


March 12th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 12 (IANS) Six members of a family, including four girls, were killed Saturday in a rocket attack in Pakistan's Balochistan province, a media report said.Unidentified men fired rockets ... Read more...

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Mubarak leaves Cairo as protesters march towards presidential palace (Roundup)


February 11th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Caro/Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) Embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak left Cairo Friday as protesters gathered in their thousands at the capital's Tahrir Square marched towards the presidential palace, intensifying their demand ... Read more...

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Mubarak leaves Cairo: Report (Lead)


February 11th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS) The embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak left Cairo for an "unknown" destination, a media report said, as anti-government protesters intensified their demand Friday for immediate power transition.While Egypt's ... Read more...

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Chelsy Davy & Prince Harry reunite


February 8th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New reports in United Kingdom indicate that Prince Harry and her former girlfriend, Chelsy Davy may be planning on getting back together.The two were reportedly seen ... Read more...

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Karnataka crisis remains on boil


October 10th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Oct 10 (ANI): With just 36 hours left to prove his majority on the floor of the House, there was no relief for Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa, as the ... Read more...

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Rights panel seeks report on Naidu’s detention


July 20th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission Tuesday sought a report from the Maharashtra government on the arrest of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu and his ... Read more...

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The Hills Fake: Kristin Cavallari Reveals


July 14th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to 'Hills' star Kristin Cavallari, the relationships portrayed on MTV's reality series 'Hills' may not have been real. In an interview after the conclusion of ... Read more...

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The Hills Finale Airs On MTV


July 14th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) MTV aired the finale of the hot reality series 'The Hills' on Tuesday July 13. The show wrapped up with Kristin Cavallari leaving for an unknown ... Read more...

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Pakistan suicide attack toll mounts to 100


July 10th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 10 (IANS) The toll in Friday's suicide attack in northwest Pakistan's Mohmand tribal region has risen to over 100 with more bodies recovered from the debris, a media report ... Read more...

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Shahzad’s ex-PAF chief father taken into custody for interrogation


May 7th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 7 (ANI): Former Pakistan Air Force Chief Air Vice Marshal Baharul Haq, the father of Faisal Shahzad, who has been accused of plotting the failed Times Square bombing, has ... Read more...

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Times Square bomb plotter’s ex-PAF chief father flees from Hayatabad house


May 5th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, May 5 (ANI): Faisal Shahzad, the American citizen of Pakistani origin who has been accused of the failed Times Square bombing plot, is said to be the son of former ... Read more...

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Hunger strike by monks disrupted by Sri Lanka police


April 5th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 5 (DPA) A hunger strike by a group of Buddhist monks demanding the release of ex-army chief Sarath Fonseka has been disrupted by police, the group's lawyer said Monday. The ... Read more...

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Aerial, ground search to trace looted explosives


March 13th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, March 13 (IANS) A gang of armed Maoists waylaid a truck carrying 16 tons of explosive chemicals in Maharastra's Gadchiroli district Thursday, sending security officials into a tizzy. Aerial and ground ... Read more...

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Yuvraj, VRV Singh breach security in Chandigarh


March 13th, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 13 (IANS) Local lad and star Kings XI Punjab player Yuvraj Singh is again in the news for all the wrong reasons. Chandigarh police have sent a written complaint ... Read more...

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Thai court orders release of arms cargo plane crew


February 11th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Feb 11 (RIA Novosti) A Thai criminal court Thursday ordered the release of the crew of a cargo plane that was seized with illegal weaponry from North Korea on board, a ... Read more...

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Thailand files fresh charges against arms plane crew


January 10th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Jan 10 (RIA Novosti) New charges have been filed against the crew of an arms-laden cargo plane seized in Bangkok in mid-December, the Bangkok Post newspaper has said citing police sources. Officials ... Read more...

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Hunger drove me to the gun: Pakistani militant


December 31st, 2009 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
By Binoo Joshi Jammu, Dec 31 (IANS) Pakistani national Tanveer Ahmad, 22, is tough, but now he's willing to talk. He speaks of how in a bid to earn a living, he was ... Read more...

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Kidnapped engineer not held by Al Qaeda: Japan


November 23rd, 2009 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Midi, Nov 23 (IANS/AKI) A Japanese engineer kidnapped by Yemeni tribesmen earlier this month was not being held by Al Qaeda, the Japanese embassy in Yemen said Monday. A tribal source had said ... Read more...

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Shilpa Shetty-Raj Kundra to be Bachchans’ neighbors


November 18th, 2009 - 11:13 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaSince the marriage couldn't be postponed any further, thanks to the moody stars (we mean the ones above, not down below) Shilpa Shetty and her soon-to-be bridegroom Raj ... Read more...

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Congress supports Uttar Pradesh government employees’ demands


August 27th, 2009 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, August 27 (IANS) The Congress party Thursday said it would support the employees of public sector undertakings in Uttar Pradesh who are demanding implementation of the Sixth Pay Commission's ... Read more...

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Somali pirates hijack Yemeni tugboat


April 6th, 2009 - 2:59 am ICT by IANS
Sanaa, April 6 (DPA) Somali pirates hijacked a Yemeni tugboat in the Indian Ocean and held its seven-member crew hostage Sunday, the interior ministry of Yemen said. Armed pirates took over the al-Ghaith ... Read more...

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Yet another ship hijacked near Gulf of Aden, 25 Indians among crew (Lead, Changing dateline)


November 28th, 2008 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) A Liberian ship, with a crew of 31 including 25 Indians, was hijacked off the Gulf of Aden Friday morning, officials said here.The officials of the Directorate General ... Read more...

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NRI attacked by call girl, accomplices


November 8th, 2008 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Nov 7 (IANS) A US based NRI businesman was allegedly attacked by a call girl and her gang members before they ran away with a taxi he had hired from this ... Read more...

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Unidentified gunmen kidnap Polish firms engineer in Pak


September 29th, 2008 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Attock (Pak), Sept 29 (ANI): Unidentified gunmen kidnapped a Polish engineer after killing his security guard and two drivers near the Pind Sultani village of Jand tehsil in the NWFP province, ... Read more...

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US citizen linked with terror mail leaves India


August 18th, 2008 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Kenneth Haywood, the US national whose computer was allegedly hacked to send a terror e-mail minutes before the July 26 Ahmedabad bombings, has left India along with his ... Read more...

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Myanmar junta arrests Suu Kyi’s supporters on her birthday


June 19th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Yangon, June 19 (DPA) Myanmar authorities Thursday arrested at least 30 supporters of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi who had gathered to protest her five years of imprisonment on her birthday, ... Read more...

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Police officer probing Aarushi murder changed yet again


May 28th, 2008 - 8:41 pm ICT by admin
Noida, May 28 (IANS) Indicative of the ham-handed manner in which the Uttar Pradesh police are investigating the gruesome twin murders of teenaged Aarushi Talwar and her family's domestic help, the officer ... Read more...

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BJP evades horse trading, sends 6 independent MLAs supporters to unknown destination


May 28th, 2008 - 5:55 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore , May 28 (ANI): As a precautionary measure to prevent any possible horse trading, the Bharatiya Janata Party in Karnataka has sent all six independent Members of Legislative Assembly (MLA), ... Read more...

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Aarushi murder case: Talwar’s lawyer moves court against police (Lead)


May 28th, 2008 - 5:19 pm ICT by admin
Noida, May 28 (IANS) Abhijeet Banerjee, the lawyer of dentist Rajesh Talwar who is accused of murdering his 14-year-old daughter Aarushi and servant Hemraj, Wednesday filed a petition in a local court ... Read more...

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‘Noida police violated court orders while taking Talwar into custody’


May 28th, 2008 - 4:04 pm ICT by admin
Noida, May 28 (IANS) Noida police allegedly violated court orders by not allowing the lawyer of Rajesh Talwar, accused of murdering his 14-year-old daughter Aarushi and servant Hemraj, to accompany him after ... Read more...

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Myanmar junta extends Aung San Suu Kyi’s house arrest (Lead)


May 27th, 2008 - 7:58 pm ICT by admin
DPA Yangon, May 27 (DPA) In a move likely to spark new international criticism, Myanmar's ruling military junta extended the house arrest of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi by six months, government ... Read more...

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Myanmar authorities arrest 18 democracy supporters


May 27th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by admin
DPA Yangon, May 27 (DPA) In a move likely to spark new criticisms of the ruling junta, Myanmar security personnel Tuesday arrested 18 supporters of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi who were ... Read more...

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Varma denies meeting Dawood’s sister


April 6th, 2008 - 8:15 pm ICT by admin
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) A story that Bollywood filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma had a hushed meeting with mobster Dawood Ibrahim's sister Haseena in the by-lanes of Mumbai has him ... Read more...

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Pakistani tribesmen kidnap 40 Afghans


March 26th, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Islamabad, March 26 (Xinhua) Armed tribesmen in Pakistan's northwest Wednesday took hostage 40 Afghans travelling in a bus to press their demand for release of their compatriots arrested in Afghanistan. The Pakistan-Afghan ... Read more...

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