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Murderer Found on Cruise 13 Years after Escape


September 4th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, Sept 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A convict who had been charged of committing a murder was arrested on a cruise ship that was heading to northern Germany. It is believed that he ... Read more...

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Luthria’s next film with Saif to begin 2013


September 1st, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) Filmmaker Milan Luthria, set to reunite with actor Saif Ali Khan 13 years after they worked together in 1999 film "Kachche Dhaage", will start shooting his ... Read more...

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Unemployment goes up in France


August 28th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Aug 28 (IANS) As many as 41,300 people joined the ranks of the unemployed in France in July, a rise of 1.4 percent compared to June, reaching a record ... Read more...

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Mufti calls for regime change in Jammu and Kashmir


August 12th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 12 (IANS) The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sunday gave a call for change of regime in Jammu and Kashmir, saying that the National Conference led-government of Omar ... Read more...

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Chinese official held for sodomising minors


August 7th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) A provincial government official in China has been arrested for molesting, sodomising and raping four underage boys.Li Jun, a section chief with the Civil Affairs Bureau ... Read more...

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Rapist jailed in failed attempt to abduct girl


July 28th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) An Irish man has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for trying to kidnap a teenager and young woman on the same day.Rapist Dermot Murphy, ... Read more...

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Hamilton to McLaren: I’m not Young, and I want to win


July 17th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton has shot off a warning to his McLaren team saying "I am not young anymore and I want to win ... Read more...

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Lee’s international career in numbers


July 13th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 13 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Brett Lee, who announced his retirement from international cricket Friday, played for his country for 13 years.Lee played in 76 Tests, 217 One-Day ... Read more...

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Cop told to pay Rs.20,000 for false case


June 16th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) An errant policeman has been told by a Delhi court to pay Rs.20,000 compensation for implicating and agonising a man in a rash and negligent ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Spain wary of Irish fighting spirit, says Xabi Alonso


June 14th, 2012 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Gdansk, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain are wary of Ireland's fighting spirit, Spanish midfielder Xabi Alonso said ahead of their crucial Group C clash in Gdansk.The reigning champions drew 1-1 ... Read more...

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UN: Syrian children detained, tortured and used as human shields


June 13th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Pro-government forces in Syria have detained, tortured and used young children as human shields during the ongoing conflict, which is now being called a civil war by ... Read more...

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United sign Crewe’s highly rated teenager


June 13th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) English Premier club Manchester United announced Wednesday the signing of highly rated teenager Nick Powell from championship side Crewe Alexandra.United beat competition from the likes ... Read more...

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Brush your teeth to avoid cancer!


June 12th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 12 (IANS) Failing to brush your teeth properly could increase the risk of dying prematurely from cancer, researchers claim.They found a link between high levels of dental plaque, ... Read more...

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Poor oral hygiene linked to cancer deaths


June 12th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 12 (IANS) Poor oral hygiene seems to elevate the risk of death from cancer, because too much of dental plaque has been linked to premature cancer death by ... Read more...

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Upgrades give Alonso a title shot: Fisichella


June 6th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) New upgrades to Ferrari's aerodynamics have made Fernando Alonso a strong contender for the Formula One title, three-time race winner Giancarlo Fisichella said Wednesday.Ferrari struggled ... Read more...

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Toll in Allahabad blast rises to six


May 24th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, May 24 (IANS) The toll in Wednesday's bomb blast in the Kareili area of Allahabad, around 200 km from Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow, has overnight climbed to six, with ... Read more...

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Chinese swindles over $474,000 with bank passwords


May 21st, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 21 (IANS) A man in China has been jailed for over 13 years for swindling $474,000 (over three million yuan) from car owners in a bank card fraud. ... Read more...

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Negi youngest to win Asian Chess Championship


May 14th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) India's newly-crowned Asian chess champion Primarjan Negi has become the youngest to win the continental title.The 19-year-old Negi, who won the Asian title in the ... Read more...

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‘Oldest Mayan calendar offers no hint of world’s end’


May 11th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) The oldest Mayan Calendar found in an ancient Guatemalan house offers no hint of the alleged end of the world Dec 21 this year, researchers said. ... Read more...

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Reliance Industries raises $2 billion loan


May 9th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) Wednesday said it has signed deals with nine banks to raise $2 billion in loans to finance procurement of goods and services ... Read more...

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Roach praises Malcolm Marshall’s legacy


April 19th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 19 (IANS/CMC) Kemar Roach, a member of the emerging generation of West Indies pacers, hailed Malcolm Marshall as one of the finest exponents of the art, ... Read more...

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Chavez not to attend Americas summit


April 15th, 2012 - 8:28 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, April 15 (IANS) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who is battling cancer, will not attend the Sixth Summit of the Americas as advised by his doctors, said the country's foreign ... Read more...

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Former Real Madrid hero, Zarraga, dies aged 81


April 5th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 5 (IANS) Former Real Madrid captain Jose Maria Zarraga died late Tuesday at the age of 81, the football club said.Zarraga, who was born in 1930 in the ... Read more...

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Ex-NASA scientist jailed for 13 years


March 22nd, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) A former NASA scientist has been sentenced to 13 years in prison after admitting that he tried to sell space and defence secrets to Israel.Appearing in ... Read more...

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Chinese vehicle manufacturer’s 2011 profits slump


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 2 (IANS) Beiqi Foton Motor Co., one of China's largest commercial vehicle manufacturers, said Friday that its profits slumped nearly 30 percent year-on-year in 2011 due to falling ... Read more...

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Four Chinese officials jailed over deadly colliery flood


February 26th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 26 (IANS) Four officials have been sentenced from three to 13 years in jail for last year's coal mine flooding that killed 13 people in China's Hunan province, ... Read more...

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Court denies parole to Jessica murder convict


January 31st, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday dismissed a plea seeking parole for three months by Amardeep Singh Gill, sentenced to jail for four years for the ... Read more...

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Rahul Bose turns baddie, says he’s excited


January 30th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) Rahul Bose was last seen in a villainous role in "Thakshak" in 1999 and after 13 years he is once again set to play a negative ... Read more...

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Three arrested for kidnapping child


January 18th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) A 37-year-old woman was nabbed for kidnapping a three-year-old boy and passing on the child to her niece who was childless, police said Tuesday. The ... Read more...

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Volkswagen’s China sales go up in 2011


January 13th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 13 (IANS) Volkswagen China said Friday that its auto sales rose 17.7 percent year-on-year to hit 2.26 million units in 2011.The figure was 3.4 percentage points higher than ... Read more...

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Gulf migration took toll on children’s education in Azamgarh


January 1st, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 1 (IANS) For 25 years, Mohammad Ikram worked day and night in Saudi Arabia to fund the education of his four sons back home here, waiting ... Read more...

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Australian teen gets 13-year jail for killing Indian student


December 22nd, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 22 (IANS) A teenager in Australia was sentenced to 13 years in prison Thursday for stabbing to death an Indian student here last year.Nitin Garg died of his ... Read more...

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Former Dutch pilot jailed for spying for Russia


December 15th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A former Dutch pilot has been sentenced to five years in prison for attempting to sell confidential documents to a Russian diplomat in the ... Read more...

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Chinese actor arrested for attacking policeman


December 14th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 14 (IANS) A Chinese actor, who played an intelligence agent in a popular TV show, has been arrested for attacking a police officer 13 years ago, officials said ... Read more...

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World’s oldest dog Pusuke dies at the age of 26 years


December 8th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Dec 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The world’s oldest dog Pusuke has died at the age of 26. The fluffy, tan Shiba mix recently got sick and the owners say the animal stopped ... Read more...

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