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Kidnapped Delhi boy rescued, abductors arrested


September 20th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Two people were arrested in Delhi for kidnapping an eight-year-old boy for a ransom of Rs.5 lakh, police said Thursday.Umesh and Rajesh Yadav, both 21 ... Read more...

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Photo of maid released in ex-Income Tax officer’s murder


September 13th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) A photo of a part-time maid, suspected to be involved in the murder of a 70-year-old retired woman Income Tax officer here, was released Thursday, ... Read more...

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Passenger plane crashes in Russia’s Far East, killing 10


September 13th, 2012 - 2:52 am ICT by BNO News
PALANA, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- A small regional airliner crashed as it was preparing to land at an airport in northeastern Russia on early Wednesday afternoon, killing ten people and injuring four ... Read more...

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One held for killing woman in front of her son


September 12th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) A 30-year-old man was arrested Wednesday for killing a woman in front of her son here Tuesday morning. The killing was allegedly to take revenge ... Read more...

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Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi to be released Wednesday


September 12th, 2012 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Jailed cartoonist Aseem Trivedi will walk out of prison Wednesday afternoon, an India Against Corruption (IAC) spokesperson said.An IAC team will be present to receive ... Read more...

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Blaze at fireworks factory in southern India kills 38, injures 60


September 6th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by BNO News
SIVAKASI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- A fast-moving fire swept through a fireworks factory in southern India on Wednesday afternoon, killing at least 39 people and injuring more than 60 others, emergency officials ... Read more...

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Lufthansa strike cancels 300 flights


September 5th, 2012 - 4:16 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany's largest air carrier Lufthansa had to cancel about 300 flights Tuesday as its flight attendants went on strike in the country's major airports, the ... Read more...

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BJP has saved democracy, says Yashwant Sinha


August 29th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Retorting to union Communications Minister Kapil Sibal's comment that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was "destroying democracy", the BJP asserted Wednesday that the party ... Read more...

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Kashmir cloudburst hits BSF camp, five rescued


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 22 (IANS) Five troopers of paramilitary Border Security Force (BSF) were rescued after a cloudburst hit their camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district Wednesday afternoon, police sources ... Read more...

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Bangalore cops scotch rumours as northeast students flee


August 16th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 16 (IANS) Police Thursday scotched rumours that students from northeastern region living in the city would be attacked in retaliation for the ethnic violence in Assam, even ... Read more...

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Elderly man tries suicide in Metro station, critically injured


August 15th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) A 60-year-old man was critically injured and may lose his hand after he tried to commit suicide by jumping in front of a Delhi Metro ... Read more...

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‘Kya Dilli Kya Lahore’ first look unveiled in Attari


August 15th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 15 (IANS) Producer Karan Arora unveiled the first look of his film "Kya Dilli Kya Lahore", a light-hearted drama set in the post-independence era, here and says ... Read more...

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Parking at Metro stations closed from Tuesday


August 13th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Vehicle parking at Delhi Metro stations will be closed from Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday afternoon as part of security measures for Independence Day (Aug 15)."The ... Read more...

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Beijing braces for more rain


July 25th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) A yellow alert has been issued in Beijing for "possible mudslides and cave-ins" as the Met department has forecast more rains in the city.Rainstorms were expected ... Read more...

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US wants close ties with ASEAN


July 11th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, July 11 (IANS) The US wants to strengthen relations with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Wednesday.She was speaking at ... Read more...

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Two killed in Kashmir bus accident


July 11th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 11 (IANS) Two people, including a student, were killed on the spot and 30 others injured Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir when a school bus skidded off the ... Read more...

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Sibal skips IIT meet (Lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Wednesday skipped the meeting of the IIT Council convened by him so that there was no "political interference" in ... Read more...

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40 hurt as bus falls off Chennai flyover


June 27th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 27 (IANS) Around 50 bus passengers had a miraculous escape after the vehicle plunged down a flyover in the Tamil Nadu capital city Wednesday afternoon, police said. Around ... Read more...

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Sensex trims gains; auto, oil and gas stocks down (Lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading 0.19 percent up late Wednesday afternoon, trimming its early day gains, led by selling pressure in ... Read more...

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Indian soldier killed in Pakistani firing


June 14th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 14 (IANS) An Indian Army soldier was killed and three injured in firing by Pakistani troops on positions along the Line of Control (LoC) Wednesday afternoon in Poonch ... Read more...

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Mamata plays pivot in presidential talk


June 13th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Wednesday emerged as a pivotal figure in deciding a consensus presidential candidate as she flitted in and out of ... Read more...

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Dead monkeys found in US crate shipped from India


June 8th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS) Two small monkeys were found dead inside a crate of equipment that was shipped to a US refinery from India, a media report said.The remains, which ... Read more...

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Rupee slides below 56 against dollar


May 23rd, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) The Indian rupee breached another psychological level of 56 against a dollar Wednesday, hitting a new low for the sixth session in a row.This follows ... Read more...

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Haryana university student alleges gang-rape


May 18th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 18 (IANS) A first-year girl student of law at Haryana's all-women university, Bhagat Phool Singh Women's University, near Sonipat town has been hospitalised after alleged gang-rape by four ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricketers starts preparations for upcoming Sri Lanka tour


May 17th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 17 (IANS) Pakistan's national cricket team has started preparations for their upcoming Sri Lanka tour starting this month-end with a 10-day training session under Australian coach Dav Whatmore. ... Read more...

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Saharanpur DIG’s conduct unacceptable, says Akhilesh


May 10th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 10 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Thursday said he was "amazed" that a senior officer like a deputy inspector general (DIG) could ask a father, whose ... Read more...

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Police foil employees’ march in Srinagar, scores detained


May 9th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 9 (IANS) Police foiled a march by employees in Srinagar even as work in government offices remained paralyzed across the state Wednesday for the second successive day.Over 4.5 ... Read more...

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British biker wearing headphones killed by train


May 5th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) A man, believed to be wearing headphones while riding a bike, has been killed by a train in Britain, police said.Victim Phil Dawn of market town ... Read more...

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Moderate quake jolts Nicobar Islands


April 25th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) A moderate earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale jolted the Nicobar islands Wednesday afternoon, an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official here said.The temblor struck ... Read more...

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100 students suffer food poisoning on China campus


April 19th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) About 100 university students in China's Sichuan province required medication for vomiting and diarrhea Wednesday afternoon following a suspected food poisoning incident, Xinhua reported Thursday.Health authorities ... Read more...

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Indonesia: Five killed, several injured in Wednesday’s earthquakes


April 12th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Two major earthquakes which struck off the west coast of northern Sumatra in Indonesia on Wednesday afternoon caused at least five fatalities and several injuries, disaster officials ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake strikes off Mexico’s Pacific coast, no casualties


April 12th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by BNO News
LAZARO CARDENAS, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off the Pacific coast of Mexico on late Wednesday afternoon, causing tall buildings to sway as far away as Mexico City, seismologists ... Read more...

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5.9-magnitude earthquake hits off Oregon coast, no damage


April 12th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by BNO News
COOS BAY, OREGON (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off the coast of Oregon on early Wednesday afternoon, seismologists said, but there were no reports of damage or casualties and no ... Read more...

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Huge quake off Indonesia prompts tsunami warnings


April 11th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- A major earthquake struck off the west coast of northern Sumatra on early Wednesday afternoon, seismologists said, prompting tsunami warnings for multiple countries.The 8.7-magnitude earthquake at 2:38 ... Read more...

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US calls for restraint from Sudan, South Sudan


April 5th, 2012 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) The US has called on Sudan and South Sudan to show restraint following reports that South Sudan shot down a Sudanese fighter jet."We're calling on restraint ... Read more...

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