| 2012 | January | 16

  • Waterfall-like rain kills at least 28 in southern Japan

    Tokyo, July 16 (): Extremely heavy rains have forced hundreds of people to escape the massive flooding and at least 28 dead in southwest Japan. The evacuated people were able to return home by Monday, but the danger had not fully passed from record rains, more storms could be on their way. Thousands of homes…

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  • Red Cross rules Syria is in civil war

    Geneva, July 16 (): The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) views the fight in Syria to be a complete civil war, which suggests international humanitarian law applies throughout the country. The announcement was given out on Sunday, hours after one of the senior Syrian officials refused government forces on Thursday had committed killing…

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  • Karunanidhi decides to drop Eelam agenda from TESO conference

    Chennai,July 16(): DMK chief M.Karunanidhi on Monday has decided to drop the idea for a separate Tamil Eelam in Sri Lanka at the proposed conference of the recently invigorated TESO that is schedule to be held on Aug 12, following the meeting of Union home minister P Chidambaram at his residence  on Sunday. While replying…

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  • Dawood Ibrahim uses ship business to smuggle arms into India

    Gujarat, July16 (): According to an intelligence report by the ministry of defence, it has come to light that the underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and his associates have a major stake in the multimillion-dollar ship-breaking industry in India. Many Pakistani nationals are also believed to have a link with the D-Company based in London and…

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  • Why do young women dress like lap dancers, says actress Joanna Lumley

    London, July 16 (ANI): Joanna Lumley, the star of British television series ‘Absolutely Fabulous’, has asked women to stop going out in ‘practically nothing’ and instead take inspiration from the graceful Duchess of Cambridge. The 66-year-old has criticised young women who take their fashion inspiration from such “reality” television programmes as ‘The Only Way Is…

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