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  • The strikes in response to the Islamic State rocket attack

    Turkey strikes Islamic State positions in Syria, kill 34 militants

    World | May 02, 2016 13:03 IST

    Istanbul: The Turkish military says its forces have hit Islamic State positions in Syria, killing 34 militants. The state-owned Anadolu Agency said Monday the strikes took out multiple rocket launchers and gun positions.

  • hasina favours speedy punishment for bangladesh arsonists

    Hasina favours 'speedy' punishment for Bangladesh arsonists

    World | February 22, 2015 17:02 IST

    Dhaka: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Sunday called for "speedy" and "exemplary" punishment for arsonists and their backers in the strife-torn country.Hasina met senior officials and drew attention to the violence and anarchy that have

  • hc refuses to declare hartals as illegal

    HC refuses to declare hartals as illegal

    India | October 29, 2014 18:57 IST

    Kochi: Kerala High Court today refused to declare calling of hartals as illegal and asked the state government to consider framing comprehensive legislation to restrict or prohibit the same.A Full bench of the court also

  • israeli army strikes hamas linked islamists in gaza

    Israeli army strikes Hamas-linked Islamists in Gaza

    World | August 26, 2014 7:01 IST

    Jerusalem: A strike in central Gaza on Monday afternoon targeted Army of Islam militants who were plotting an attack against Israel in the near future, Israel's military and Shin Bet security service said.An aircraft, acting

  • ioc seeks exemption for lpg plant operations from strikes

    IOC seeks exemption for LPG plant operations from strikes

    June 07, 2014 20:29 IST

    New Delhi: Public sector Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) wants operations of LPG bottling plants to be included in the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) and has sought exemption for such facilities from strikes.IOC had lost

  • fifa world cup brazil strikes a threat to a mega event

    FIFA World Cup: Brazil strikes a threat to a mega event

    Soccer | June 07, 2014 8:11 IST

    Sao Paulo: Brazilian police used tear gas, rubber bullets and stun grenades to disperse striking workers inside a subway station on Friday, adding to fears that labor unrest could disrupt the FIFA  World Cup that

  • four killed as nor wester strikes odisha

    Four killed as nor'wester strikes Odisha

    India | June 01, 2014 13:37 IST

    Bhubaneswar: Four people, including a woman and a six-year-old boy, were killed while two other people went missing in weather-related incidents in Odisha early Sunday, police said.Five incidents were reported from Jharsuguda district.A woman died

  • powerful earthquake strikes off north california coast

    Powerful earthquake strikes off North California coast

    World | March 10, 2014 12:53 IST

    California: Officials say a powerful magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck Sunday night off the coast of Northern California, but there were no early signs of a tsunami.The US Geological Survey says the temblor struck at 9:18

  • preet bharara strikes again another indian american found

    Preet Bharara strikes again; another Indian-American found guilty of insider trading

    World | February 07, 2014 12:25 IST

    New York: Manhattan's Indian-American US Attorney Preet Bharara has struck again with the conviction of an Indian-American portfolio manager, giving him an enviable 79-0 record in his four-year long crackdown on insider-trading on Wall Street.A

  • strike stalls banking operations in karnataka

    Strike stalls banking operations in Karnataka

    India | December 19, 2013 8:30 IST

    Bangalore: A day-long strike by about 12,000 employees of state-run and private banks yesterday stalled operations, including transactions, across Karnataka, a trade union leader said."The strike was total and peaceful across the state. About 4,000

  • im did recce of 11 mumbai spots for terror strikes ats

    IM did recce of 11 Mumbai spots for terror strikes: ATS

    India | September 25, 2013 20:33 IST

    Mumbai: A startling dislosure by arrested Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal that his outfit carried out recce of nearly a dozen spots in Mumbai last month has prompted Maharashtra Police to beef up security.A confidential

  • us high court strikes down marriage provision

    US high court strikes down marriage provision

    World | June 26, 2013 19:59 IST

    Washington, Jun 26: The Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that legally married same-sex couples should get the same U.S. benefits as heterosexual couples.The court invalidated a provision of the federal Defense of Marriage Act that

  • allahabad hc strikes down district status of amethi

    Allahabad HC strikes down district status of Amethi

    India | April 15, 2013 14:49 IST

    Allahabad, Apr 15: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's political constituency Amethi is no longer a district.The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court on Monday struck down the district status of Amethi terming its creation as

  • zimbabwe strikes twice after scoring 211 in test

    Zimbabwe strikes twice after scoring 211 in test

    Cricket | March 13, 2013 14:40 IST

    Bridgetown (Barbados), Mar 13: Marlon Samuels took a career-best haul of 4-13 and fellow off-spinner Shane Shillingford grabbed 3-58 as the West Indies bowled out Zimbabwe for 211 on day one of the first test

  • benteke strikes as villa beats reading 1 0 in epl

    Benteke strikes as Villa beats Reading 1-0 in EPL

    Soccer | November 28, 2012 13:18 IST

    Birmingham, England, Nov 28: Christian Benteke headed home a late winner as Aston Villa beat Reading 1-0 on Tuesday to climb out of the relegation zone in the Premier League.The Belgium striker met a left-wing

  • 10 days after his engagement pujara strikes a maiden double

    10 days after his engagement, Pujara strikes a maiden double ton

    Cricket | November 16, 2012 21:20 IST

    Ahmedabad, Nov 16: It is a coincidence that Team India's explosive batsman Cheteshwar Pujara hit his maiden double century against England today, exactly 10 days after his engagement to old friend Pooja Rasikbhai Pabari. The

  • strong earthquake strikes northern myanmar

    Strong earthquake strikes northern Myanmar

    World | November 11, 2012 8:37 IST

    Yangon, Myanmar, Nov 11 : A strong earthquake has struck northern Myanmar, but no injuries were immediately reported.  The magnitude-6.6 temblor hit the area at 7:42 a.m. Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.  The

  • azhar wants to forget the past high court rejects life ban

    Azhar wants to forget the past, High Court rejects life ban by BCCI

    Cricket | November 08, 2012 19:00 IST

    Hyderabad, Nov 8: After the Andhra Pradesh High Court Thursday overturned the life ban imposed on him, former India cricket captain Mohammad Azharuddin said he is "a relieved man" and does not want to dwell

  • 7.7 quake strikes western canada tsunami warning issued

    7.7 quake strikes western Canada, tsunami warning issued

    World | October 28, 2012 10:01 IST

    Golden, Colorado, Oct 28:   A magnitude-7.7 earthquake has struck off the coast of western Canada and a tsunami warning has been issued. There are no immediate reports of damage. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake

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