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Three Indo-Canadians acquitted of smuggling heroin in bats and balls
Toronto, April 6 (IANS) A court here has acquitted three Indo-Canadians on charges of smuggling heroin worth millions of dollars in cricket bats and balls from India.

Tuesday, April 06, 2010 9:36:10 AM

Obama to focus on securing nuclear material
Washington, April 6 (IANS) President Barack Obama hopes to use next week's nuclear security summit to clearly spell out how to secure world's nuclear material so it does not fall into the hands of terrorists or dangerous states.

Tuesday, April 06, 2010 9:30:38 AM

Obama's 'directive' should be no surprise to India (News Analysis)
Chicago, April 6 (IANS) It is hardly surprising that the Obama administration is reportedly stepping up pressure on India to resolve bilateral issues with Pakistan in order to better handle Afghanistan.

Tuesday, April 06, 2010 9:22:19 AM

Pakistani cab driver pleads 'not guilty' to terror charges
Chicago, April 6 (IANS) A Pakistan-born Chicago cab driver has pleaded not guilty to charges that he attempted to aid Al Qaeda by sending money to Ilyas Kashmiri, a terrorist leader believed to be in Pakistan.

Tuesday, April 06, 2010 8:28:36 AM

Two killed in Mexico earthquake
Mexico City, April 6 (IANS/EFE) Two people have been killed and 233 injured in the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that hit the northwestern Mexican state of Baja California, the state's governor said Monday.

Tuesday, April 06, 2010 7:30:28 AM

Seven killed in explosion at US coal mine
Washington, April 6 (IANS) An explosion at a coal mine in the US state of West Virginia has killed seven miners.

Tuesday, April 06, 2010 6:52:36 AM

Six killed in explosion at US coal mine
Washington, April 6 (IANS) An explosion at a coal mine in the US state of West Virginia killed six miners Monday.

Tuesday, April 06, 2010 5:26:54 AM

Apple says over 300,000 iPads sold on debut
San Francisco, April 6 (DPA) Apple sold over 300,000 iPads when the eagerly-anticipated tablet computer was launched Saturday, the company announced Monday.

Tuesday, April 06, 2010 12:01:28 AM

Indian ship catches fire off Yemen coast
Sanaa (Yemen), April 5 (IANS) An Indian ship carrying 13 crew members caught fire in the Arabian Sea off the Yemeni coast, Yemen's interior ministry said Monday.

Monday, April 05, 2010 11:43:57 PM

30 aftershocks cause panic in Mexico, toll reaches two
Mexico City, April 5 (DPA) About 30 aftershocks were felt in the northern Mexican state of Baja California after Sunday's 7.2-magnitude quake.

Monday, April 05, 2010 11:37:00 PM

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