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Shutdown near total in Bihar (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 20 (IANS) Millions were hit in Bihar Thursday as a shutdown called by political parties including the ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) and BJP against FDI in retail trade ... Read more...

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Bengal rights panel seeks report on dengue from government


September 18th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Expressing concern over the "alarming rise" in dengue cases in and around Kolkata, the West Bengal Human Rights Commission (WBHRC) Tuesday sought a report from the ... Read more...

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Bengal dengue death toll rises to four


September 5th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 5 (IANS) The official dengue toll in West Bengal has risen to four with the disease striking 789 people, according to the state health department Wednesday.A 47-year-old woman, ... Read more...

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Mamata slams doctors for fuelling dengue scare


September 4th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 4 (IANS) Amid a scare over dengue outbreak, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday lashed out against a section of doctors for allegedly mentioning dengue in ... Read more...

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Alert in ten Assam districts after clashes


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 23 (IANS) An alert has been sounded in ten districts of Assam following communal violence in the Bodoland area, officials said Monday. The situation was still tense in ... Read more...

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Apple reports record quarterly revenue, earnings


January 25th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Apple has posted record quarterly revenue of $46.33 billion and record quarterly net profit of $13.06 billion in the first quarter of the fiscal 2012 ... Read more...

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BJP leader Vinay Katiyar claims threat to life


November 29th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 29 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) vice president Vinay Katiyar, a member of the Shri Ram Janma Bhoomi Mukti Yagya Samiti since 1984, Tuesday claimed threat to ... Read more...

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900 tickets for Man City vs United semis stolen


April 5th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 5 (ANI): Thieves have stolen Manchester City's 900 FA Cup semi-final tickets from a Royal Mail van in Manchester.Cops fear the tickets will be sold to unsuspecting fans desperate ... Read more...

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Tripura orders probe into Mizoram refugee camp fire (Lead)


March 21st, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 20 (IANS) The Tripura government late Sunday ordered a magisterial inquiry into Saturday's fire that devastated a refugee camp in the state's north, killing 16 people and leaving ... Read more...

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Tripura helps fire-struck Mizoram tribal refugees


March 20th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 20 (IANS) Mizo tribal refugees, whose entire relief camp in Tripura was gutted, making over 15,000 migrants homeless, Sunday started rebuilding their huts with the assistance of the ... Read more...

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Three electrocuted in flood-hit Ambala


July 8th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 8 (IANS) Three people were electrocuted in Haryana's flood-hit Ambala district, an official said Thursday. Unofficial sources put the toll at five. The state government has announced Rs.200,000 to the families ... Read more...

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Fifteen die as train derails in West Bengal (Third Lead)


May 28th, 2010 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed and more than 100 injured early Friday when the engine and 12 coaches of a Kurla-bound passenger train derailed and were hit ... Read more...

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Robbie Williams advises fans not to buy homecoming gig’s tickets from scalpers


September 24th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 24 (ANI): Robbie Williams has requested his fans not to purchase tickets for his British homecoming concert from unofficial outlets, as they will be denied entry.The 2,000 tickets for ... Read more...

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11 killed in Orissa flash floods


July 14th, 2009 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 14 (IANS) Flash floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains have killed at least 11 people in Orissa over past two days, officials said Tuesday although unofficial sources said the toll ... Read more...

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Maoists fire at security forces camp in Lalgarh


July 14th, 2009 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Lalgarh (West Bengal), July 13 (IANS) A day after Maoists killed around 30 policemen in ambush attacks in Chhattisgarh, a group of rebels fired Monday night at a security forces camp in ... Read more...

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Death toll in Mexico day care fire rises to 31


June 7th, 2009 - 5:00 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 7 (EFE) The death toll in the day care centre fire in northwestern Mexico has risen to 31, authorities said Saturday. The fire broke out Friday afternoon at a tire ... Read more...

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Tornado, hailstorm kill eight in Orissa


March 31st, 2009 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 31 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and over 100 injured when an unseasonal violent tornado followed by hailstorm wreaked havoc in about a dozen Orissa villages Tuesday, an ... Read more...

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Latvia to ship supplies to US forces in Afghanistan


February 19th, 2009 - 2:57 am ICT by IANS
Riga, Feb 19 (DPA) The US was set to open a new 4,000 km-long supply line to its forces in Afghanistan Wednesday with the planned departure of a freight train carrying US ... Read more...

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Amitabh Bachchan recuperating in Mumbai hospital (Third Lead)


October 11th, 2008 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 11 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan, who was admitted to a hospital here Saturday following abdominal pain, was recuperating after being treated for the condition, according to a health statement.Bachchan, ... Read more...

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Orissa flood situation worsens with seven breaches in Mahanadi embankments


September 20th, 2008 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar , Sept 20 (ANI): In Orissa, thousands of people were affected by severe floods as seven breaches occuredalong the Mahanadi embankments which swept away many villages.Over 15 lakh people ... Read more...

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Flash floods in Orissa kill three, affect one million (Lead)


September 18th, 2008 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 18 (IANS) At least three people have died and nearly one million people have been affected as heavy rains triggered flash floods in Orissa, officials said Thursday.As it continued to ... Read more...

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Heavy rains kill three, affect one million


September 18th, 2008 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 18 (IANS) At least three people have died and nearly one million people have been affected by flash floods in Orissa, officials said Thursday.Heavy rains triggered by a deep depression ... Read more...

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Women clash with police at relief camp in Orissa, several hurt


September 4th, 2008 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 4 (IANS) Several people sustained serious injuries as a mob of women clashed with the police at a relief camp in Orissa's Kandhamal district Thursday, officials said. The women forcefully ... Read more...

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Orissa CM regrets riots after VHP leaders killing


September 2nd, 2008 - 9:26 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Sep 2 (ANI): Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday termed the communal riots following the killing of Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Swami Laxmanananda Saraswati, as an unfortunate incident.Stating ... Read more...

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Two more killed in Orissa, communal violence continues (Lead)


September 1st, 2008 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 1 (IANS) Orissa continues to be on the boil with the death toll in communal violence going up to 16 Monday even as the government has stepped up relief operations ... Read more...

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Orissa flood situation improves, victims await relief (Lead)


June 21st, 2008 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 21 (IANS) The flood situation in Orissa showed signs of improvement Saturday with water levels in the rivers of the affected regions receding but thousands of people continued to struggle ... Read more...

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Iran official slams smuggling of Barbie, Harry Potter toys


April 29th, 2008 - 12:30 pm ICT by admin
Tehran, Apr.29 (ANI): Irans Prosecutor General Ghorban Ali Dori Najafabadi has issued a dire warning about the culturally "destructive" consequences of importing Barbies, Harry Potter toys and more from the West. According ... Read more...

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Perfect weather for Holi in north, rain in south India


March 22nd, 2008 - 9:27 pm ICT by admin
(All India weather report)New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) It was a picture perfect day for Holi revellers in north India Saturday as a warm and sunny day enabled boisterous celebrations. The national ... Read more...

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Heavy rain kills nine in Tamil Nadu


March 22nd, 2008 - 7:47 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, March 22 (IANS) Heavy rain lashed Tamil Nadu for the third consecutive day Saturday leaving 207 villages flooded and nine people dead, government officials said here. Unofficial sources put the toll ... Read more...

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Army to replace paramilitary force in Sri Lanka’s southeast


March 21st, 2008 - 3:49 pm ICT by admin
Colombo, March 21 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government has decided to replace the paramilitary Special Task Force (STF) by units of the regular army in southeast Sri Lanka, apparently in view of ... Read more...

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Bihar throws up 99 new polio cases


March 14th, 2008 - 10:13 am ICT by admin
Patna, March 14 (IANS) The battle against polio is far from over in Bihar, which has the highest incidence of the disease in India and recorded 99 new cases in the first ... Read more...

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