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Six people responsible for Mahi’s death, says inquiry


September 21st, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 21 (IANS) A magisterial inquiry has held six people responsible for the death on June 20 this year of five-year-old Mahi who fell into a 70-feet-deep borewell, an ... Read more...

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Delhi cop on shooting spree kills two, self (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A Delhi Police constable went on a shooting spree and killed two people, including his brother-in-law, and then himself with his official weapon here, police ... Read more...

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Blasts rock Pakistan, 11 killed


September 18th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) At least six people, including a girl, were killed in twin bomb blasts that rocked a market in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, while five people ... Read more...

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Guatemala volcano eruption forces mass evacuation


September 14th, 2012 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
Mexico, Sep 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated in Guatemala after the Fuego volcano eruption, which the specialists estimate to be the most powerful since ... Read more...

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Toxic fume kills woman in Thane


September 1st, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Sep 1 (IANS) A 75-year-old woman suffocated to death and a man fell sick after inhaling toxic fumes that leaked out of a chemical tank near here Saturday, ... Read more...

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Tempt us not, Lady, blurred are our glasses


August 11th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Blurred glasses seem to be the latest tool for ultra-orthodox Jewish men against sexual temptation, as they seek to stop eyeing beautiful women.The specially-designed out of ... Read more...

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Landslip threat forces Shimla’s heritage hotel to close


July 16th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 16 (IANS) As land has slipped in the vicinity of its prime Britsh-era hotel in Shimla, a landmark in the Himachal Pradesh capital city, the Oberoi Group has ... Read more...

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Stabbing takes place near Sandra Bullock movie set


July 11th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A stabbing incident took place in the vicinity of Sandra Bullock’s movie set at Dudley Square. The movie for which Sandra Bullock was shooting is ... Read more...

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Leopard captured in Odisha made to ‘entertain’ locals


July 9th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 9 (IANS) Odisha officials have drawn flak after a captured male leopard was brought to the residence of a district collector to "entertain" people in the area.The leopard ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

We are not paying compensation to victim’s family: Salman


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) The Khan family was not paying any compensation to the 70-year-old woman who was killed by a Land Cruiser owned by Arbaaz Khan as she ... Read more...

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Garden of Shimla’s heritage hotel caves in


June 19th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 19 (IANS) The boundary wall and the garden of a hotel, a 1898 heritage building in the Himachal Pradesh capital, caved in early Tuesday because of an ... Read more...

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GAIL to set up 1,000 MW power plant in Punjab


June 12th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 12 (IANS) The Punjab government Tuesday approved a 1,000-MW power plant to be set up in the state's Ropar district, a spokesman of the chief minister's office said ... Read more...

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Army foils infiltration bid in Jammu


June 9th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 9 (IANS) Troops from the Indian Army foiled an infiltration attempt from Pakistan across the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of the Jammu region late Friday ... Read more...

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Virtual classroom solution, location-based mobile service get Microsoft awards


June 7th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 7 (IANS) A virtual classroom solution for cloud computing that enables the conduct of live, HD quality, two-way audio/video interactive classes at as low as 200 Kbps speeds ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Delhi has clear skies, light rain expected Tuesday (lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The national capital city had clear skies Monday, with the maximum temperature easing somewhat after last week's sizzling heat and settling at 41.9 degrees Celsius, ... Read more...

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Chile mudslide leaves 3,000 stranded


May 31st, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, May 31 (IANS/EFE) Some 3,000 people living in the towns of Palena and Futaleufu, in the southern Chilean region of Los Lagos, were left stranded due to a mudslide ... Read more...

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Defence ministry to relax century-old land laws


May 28th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Conceding to public demand, India's defence ministry has begun amending century-old laws of the British era to accommodate the needs of present times when civilian ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Force One conducts mock drill in Mumbai


May 13th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Formed post-26/11 to combat terror strikes, the Maharashtra Force One conducted a mock drill at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) in the wee hours of Sunday, ... Read more...

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Four BSP bungalows in Lutyens Delhi have unauthorised constructions


May 9th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Four government bungalows allotted to the Bahujan Samaj Party in the heart of the national capital have unauthorised constructions and party chief and former Uttar ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily slams neglect of Katasraj temple pond


May 9th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) The drying up of a sacred pond abutting the 900-year-old Katasraj temple complex in Pakistan is failure "in the form of wilful neglect and exploitation", ... Read more...

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Denied bank loan, Kerala nursing student ends life


April 30th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kottayam, April 30 (IANS) A Kerala nursing student, who poisoned herself after failing to secure an education loan, died at a medical college here Monday.Shruthi Srikanth was a bright student, ... Read more...

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10 lakh students appear in all-India engineering entrance test


April 30th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Around 10 lakh students Sunday appeared in the All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) 2012 at 1,735 centres across the country.Another 164,000 candidates would ... Read more...

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Taliban are contract killers: Rehman Malik


April 16th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 16 (IANS) Terming Sunday's jail attack in Pakistan as a "pre-planned conspiracy", Interior minister Rehman Malik Monday said the Taliban were "contract killers" but called themselves "Muslims".An ... Read more...

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Day after assault on journalist, Maharashtra minister visits spot


April 13th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Taking a serious view of Thursday's manhandling of a senior Mumbai journalist, Home Minister R.R. Patil Friday visited the site of an illegal canteen near Dadar ... Read more...

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‘2009 swine flu pandemic won’t return to Maharashtra’


April 4th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 4 (IANS) Health officials in Maharashtra Wednesday ruled out a resurgence of the 2009 swine flu pandemic in the state."This is just a shift in virus, not a ... Read more...

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Blast in Nigeria kills bomber


April 2nd, 2012 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
Kaduna (Nigeria) April 2 (IANS) A bomb explosion in Nigerian city of Kaduna left a suspected bomber as killed while seriously injuring two others, said police.The blast caused panic in ... Read more...

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Now fire in Bengal bus depot, minister says sabotage


March 25th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) Kolkata continued to play with fire when the record room of the West Bengal government-run Calcutta State Transport Corporation (CSTC) was destroyed by a blaze Sunday. ... Read more...

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Court suspends mining near Vaishno Devi hills


March 21st, 2012 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 20 (IANS) Citing environmental and legal concerns, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court Tuesday ordered temporary suspension of mining activities in Trikuta hills nestling the famous Mata Vaishno ... Read more...

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Six killed in Iraq robbery


March 12th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, March 12 (IANS) At least six people were killed and 10 others injured Monday in a daylight robbery at a jewellery store in Baghdad, an interior ministry official said.Gunmen ... Read more...

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50 migratory birds found dead in China


February 11th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 11 (IANS) More than 50 migratory birds have been found dead at a wetland in China, a media report said.The birds were discovered earlier this week in Wuhan, ... Read more...

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Chinese youth rapes, robs, kills 91-year-old


February 10th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 9 (IANS) A 19-year-old youth in a Chinese city has been detained for allegedly raping, robbing and killing a 91-year-old woman.The elderly lady surnamed Wei lived alone in ... Read more...

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Two labourers killed in Nagpur building collapse


January 31st, 2012 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Jan 31 (IANS) Two labourers were killed and at least nine injured when a four-storied industrial building collapsed in Chikhli industrial area here, police said Tuesday.The under-construction building housed ... Read more...

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Three Metro stations to be closed Sunday


January 28th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Three Metro stations in the vicinity of Parliament House will be closed for a few hours and services partially curtailed on two lines ... Read more...

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Mounties all set to tackle case of a mystery headstone


January 25th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Calgary, Jan 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A property owner in the vicinity of Calgary got a nice little surprise when she found a headstone on the premises of her property. The details “Father ... Read more...

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Construction near monuments in public interest only: Apex court


January 21st, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that construction of buildings in the vicinity of a protected monument could only be permitted in "exceptional" circumstances if public ... Read more...

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