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Boy electrocuted in Rajasthan


July 15th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 15 (IANS) A 15-year-old boy was electrocuted Sunday and three others sustained burns when they came in touch with a high-voltage wire passing over their private hostel in ... Read more...

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Six skeletons found in missing starlet’s villa (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Even though Parvez Tak, the stepfather of Bollywood starlet Laila Khan had confessed to killing her and her five family members in a fit of rage, ... Read more...

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Man murders friend for killing goldfish


May 11th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) A Frenchman has been arrested on charges of murdering a neighbour whose negligence led to the death of his goldfish.The suspect - named Mario P - ... Read more...

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Delhi Police constable found dead inside water tank


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) A 22-year-old constable was found dead Thursday in a water tank of a police training school in south Delhi's Malviya Nagar area, police said.The body ... Read more...

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Seven die in Argentina building collapse


March 24th, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, March 24 (IANS/EFE) Seven workers died when a building under construction collapsed in northeastern Argentina, officials said.Another five construction workers have been hospitalized and are listed in serious ... Read more...

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‘Sholay’ scene enacted in Gurdaspur Central Jail


March 19th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Gurdaspur (Punjab), March 19 (IANS) Gurdaspur Central Jail in Punjab witnessed the re-enactment of a Bollywood-style scene when a young under-trial climbed atop a water tank in the jail premises ... Read more...

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‘No damage to EVMs in Lucknow strong-room’


February 26th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 26 (IANS) The Election Commission Sunday denied any damage to the electronic voting machines (EVMs) due to seepage from an overhead water tank in a strong-room where the ... Read more...

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Child was promised snacks and Rs.5 to bathe in R-Day tableau


January 30th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 30 (IANS) An eight-year-old boy who was made to bathe in cold water for hours at a tableau put up for the Republic Day parade in Dewas district ... Read more...

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Firecrackers create tonnes of waste in Beijing


January 29th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 29 (IANS) Bursting of firecrackers in Beijing during the recent Chinese lunar new year festival created over 180 tonnes of waste.Setting off firecrackers is believed to be dispel ... Read more...

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Child’s cold water bath on tableau creates heat


January 28th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 28 (IANS) A civic agency's tableau that showed a child bathing under a cold water tap despite in the winter chill during the Republic Day parade ... Read more...

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Kerala to have 450 e-toilets by March


January 20th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 20 (IANS) Kerala will have 450 functional e-toilets by the end of this fiscal, becoming the first state in India with Connected Toilet Infrastructure which would be on ... Read more...

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Two held for murder of Mexican actress


December 31st, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 31 (IANS/EFE) Two people have been arrested for the murder of 67-year-old Mexican actress Julia Marichal, whose headless, decomposing body was found Dec 2 in a water ... Read more...

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Scam-tainted Congress looks to repeat win in Goa


December 25th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 25 (IANS) Though mired in various scandals and corruption allegations, Goa's ruling Congress party is looking to repeat its win against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) even ... Read more...

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Mamata’s remarks about CPI-M defamatory: Left Front


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 22 (IANS) West Bengal's Left Front Thursday dubbed as "irresponsible" and "defamatory" Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's allegation that the Marxists had hatched a "conspiracy" to poison drinking ... Read more...

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Body of Mexican actress found


December 5th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 5 (IANS/EFE) The decomposing body of actress Julia Marichal Martinez was found in a water tank at her Mexico City home, authorities said.A murder investigation was opened ... Read more...

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Cop, three others held for senior’s killing


November 9th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 8 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested a police officer, along with three others, in connection with a mob burning alive a police station head ... Read more...

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Three Pakistani sisters drown


October 16th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 16 (IANS) Three sisters drowned in a water tank in Pakistan's Karachi city, a media report said Sunday.A police case was filed after the bodies of the three ... Read more...

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Industrialist’s kidnapped son found killed


October 15th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Oct 15 (IANS) The body of a well-known industrialist's eight-year-old son, who was kidnapped four days ago, was found in a water tank here Saturday morning, police said.Kush Kataria, ... Read more...

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18-year-old dies during Dussehra


October 7th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) An 18-year-old school student here died after coming in contact with high voltage electric wires when he mounted a water tank to watch Dussehra celebrations, ... Read more...

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Kerala nun’s death: Police question 50 people


August 18th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 18 (IANS) More than 50 people were questioned in Kerala in connection with the death of a nun in a water tank at a convent where she resided ... Read more...

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Police find nun’s body in her convent’s tank (Lead)


August 17th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 17 (IANS) A nun was found dead Wednesday morning inside a water tank at the convent where she resided in Kerala, police said.Sister Mary Ancy, 45, was found ... Read more...

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Police find nun’s body in her convent


August 17th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 17 (IANS) A nun was found dead Wednesday morning inside a water tank at the convent where she resided in Kerala, police said.Sister Mary Ancy was found dead ... Read more...

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Murdered Nepali woman’s body found in tank


July 26th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) A 27-year-old Nepali woman was murdered and her decomposed body was found in a water tank of her residence in west Delhi, police said Monday."Asha's ... Read more...

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Soldier’s wife commits suicide


June 7th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The wife of a non-commissioned officer (NCO) in the Indian Army Tuesday jumped to her death from the terrace of a 10-storey residential building here, ... Read more...

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Six die as water tank falls on China factory


May 11th, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 11 (IANS) At least six people were killed when a water storage tank collapsed on top of a factory in central China, officials said Wednesday.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Two students killed as water tank bursts


March 31st, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh), March 31 (IANS) Two girl students were killed when the water tank in their school in this Uttar Pradesh district burst Thursday, police said.Anjita Yadav and Mamta ... Read more...

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India-made e-toilets revolutionise sanitation


March 28th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 28 (IANS) A coin is dropped into the slot and bingo the door to the toilet slides open, the light and exhaust fan turn on. And after use, ... Read more...

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UP CM Mayawati inspects development works in Faizabad


February 27th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by ANI
Faizabad, Feb 27 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati visited Faizabad district on Sunday to review the development works and the law and order situation.Mayawati, who visited the district hospital here, expressed ... Read more...

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Teachers climb water tank in protest; baton charged (Lead)


February 21st, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 21 (IANS) At least 12 qualified Urdu teachers were injured here Monday after police baton charged to break their demonstration demanding appointment in schools, officials said.In a protest inspired by ... Read more...

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Urdu teachers climb water tank to press for demands


February 21st, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 21 (IANS) In a protest inspired by a Bollywood film, half a dozen qualified Urdu teachers, including three women, climbed atop a water tank just across the Uttar Pradesh assembly ... Read more...

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Water tank wall crash kills three kids in Maharashtra


February 19th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Latur (Maharashtra), Feb 19 (IANS) Three children were killed near this Maharashtra town when wall of a water tank gave away, police said Saturday. "The three kids had gone to the temple ... Read more...

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Maoists kill four, torch bus, blast CRPF water pump (Lead)


January 31st, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 31 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas killed four people, set a bus on fire and blasted a water tank and pump of paratroopers in four incidents in Jharkhand, police said Monday.The guerrillas ... Read more...

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Dead leopard found in Mumbai water tank


January 26th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) A young leopard's body was found in a water tank in a central suburb of Mumbai near the Sanjay Gandhi National Park Tuesday, an animal activist said."The leopard ... Read more...

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Security guard’s widow arrested for his murder


January 24th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The widow of a security guard and her paramour have been arrested for his murder, police said Monday. They have been identified as Lalita, 35, and Amrish ... Read more...

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Three found dead in mysterious circumstances


January 19th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) In three separate cases Wednesday morning, three people were found dead in the capital under mysterious circumstances, police said. In the first incident, the body of a ... Read more...

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