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Honduran journalist’s killer gets jail term of 28 years


September 12th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Sep 12 (IANS/EFE) A Honduran court Tuesday sentenced a man to 28 years in jail after finding him guilty of having fatally shot journalist Jorge Alberto Orellana in April ... Read more...

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Older obese kids eat less than healthy peers


September 10th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Obese kids who are older actually consume fewer calories per day than their healthy peers, while younger overweight children consume more calories than their healthy peers.These ... Read more...

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I can’t wait to step on the field: Yuvraj Singh


September 5th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) India cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who has recovered from cancer, says he can't wait to step on the field for the two Twenty20s against New Zealand slated ... Read more...

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Chinese tennis boss admits Li Na not well educated


September 4th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 4 (IANS) China's tennis chief has pointed out that the lack of systematic education has been the root of Li Na's weak nerves that led to a sudden ... Read more...

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Sippy to direct thriller, excited to explore unknown genre


August 31st, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Ramesh Sippy has believed in taking risks ever since the release of his first directorial venture "Andaz". Now, when he returns to direction after 17 ... Read more...

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Enrique Iglesias says his career is going full blast


August 27th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 27 (IANS/EFE) Singer Enrique Iglesias said that he is experiencing a time of euphoria, not only because that is the name of his latest album ("Euphoria"), ... Read more...

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DDCA names U-16 tournament after Vijay Mehra


August 18th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) has named its Under-16 tournament after former India opening batsman Vijay Mehra.Mehra, who played Test cricket in the ... Read more...

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Olympic football: Pele hoping for historic Brazil victory


August 10th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Football legend Pele is hoping Brazil will achieve a prize that has eluded him - an Olympics gold medal.Pele, who played in three World Cup-winning teams ... Read more...

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Rape victim’s mother released from Chinese labour camp


August 10th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) A woman sent to a labour camp in central China's Hunan province after petitioning for justice for her daughter, who had been raped and forced into ... Read more...

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Kids rescued from Russian Muslim sect’s bunker


August 9th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Dozens of children have been rescued from an underground bunker of a Russian Islamist sect where they were living without daylight for a decade, Sky News ... Read more...

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‘Saturday Night Fever’ suit found


August 7th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ‘Saturday Night Fever’ is a dance movie that had John Travolta as the lead actor. It is a movie that hit the screens in 1977 and ... Read more...

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Colombian journalist wounded in grenade attack


August 6th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Aug 6 (IANS/EFE) A journalist was wounded by attackers who struck at a community radio station in Colombia's Arauca province, which borders Venezuela.The Sarare Estereo radio station in Saravena ... Read more...

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Six juveniles escape from Rajasthan detention centre


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 3 (IANS) Six juvenile offenders, aged between 14 and 17 years, overpowered two security guards at a detention centre here and escaped, officials said Friday, adding a hunt ... Read more...

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Windows 8 heads to computer manufacturers


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 2 (IANS) Microsoft has announced that it has completed the product development and testing of Windows 8 and is releasing its next generation of operating system to ... Read more...

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Jailed British policeman found hanging in jail


July 31st, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) A former policeman who murdered his detective lover has been found hanging in a prison cell in Britain. He was on a suicide watch, ... Read more...

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Age difference irrelevant in love: Peter Andre


July 26th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Singer Peter Andre, 39 says the age gap between him and his girlfriend, 22, is "irrelevant."Andre is 17 years older than his lady love, medical student ... Read more...

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Essar Oil told to pay Rs.1,000 crore dues to Gujarat (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday directed Essar Oil to pay by July 31 Rs.1,000 crore to the Gujarat government as its dues towards value added tax ... Read more...

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Peter Andre dating medical student?


July 14th, 2012 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) Singer Peter Andre is reportedly dating medical student Emily MacDonagh, who is 17 years his junior.The 39-year-old met the 22-year-old MacDonagh when he was treated by ... Read more...

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Jilted lover kills girl


July 7th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) Enraged by a 15-year-old girl's repeated marriage refusals, a jilted teenager stabbed her to death in West Bengal's Bankura district Saturday.Partha Mandal, around 17 years of ... Read more...

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17-years-old teen makes graduation dress from old math homework


June 13th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Toronto, June 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kara Koskowich, a 17-year-old Canadian student, has made her own graduation dress out of our old Maths homework. Koskowich, who is a Lethbridge Collegiate Institute senior, used ... Read more...

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New French president’s first flight struck by lightning


May 15th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 15 (IANS) A plane carrying new French President Francois Hollande to Germany was forced to return to Paris Tuesday after it was struck by a lightning, BBC reported.Hours ... Read more...

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Briton jailed for kicking stepson to death


May 15th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) A man in Britain has been jailed for 17 years for murdering his five-year-old stepson, who was a fun-loving and naughty child.Though Elvis Lee, 34, admitted ... Read more...

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Teenagers detained for defiling religious books in Mizoram


May 11th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Aizwal, May 11 (IANS) Three teenagers have been detained in Mizoram for defiling religious books, police here said Friday."The teenagers were handed over to police by their parents at Kolasib ... Read more...

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Barcelona soccer camp in Bangalore (Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 9 (IANS) Former Barcelona player Josep 'Pep' Moratalla will head a five-day training camp for children in the 6-17 years age group to be held at the Bangalore ... Read more...

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FC Barcelona football camp in Bangalore


May 9th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 9 (IANS) FC Barcelona's former player Josep 'Pep' Moratalla will head a five-day training camp for children in the 6-17 years age group to be held at the ... Read more...

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This official doesn’t want hiked dearness allowance!


April 27th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) How often do you find a government employee who doesn't want a hike in dearness allowance (DA)? But Kolkata resident Hiralal Burman is an exception - ... Read more...

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High inflation smothers salaries in Italy


April 25th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 25 (IANS/AKI) Salaries in Italy have touched their lowest in real terms in almost 17 years, according to fresh data.Real incomes in March rose 1.2 percent over a ... Read more...

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More painful times ahead for Farhan!


April 13th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Essaying the role of an athlete is not easy. After undertaking a rigorous regime to get into the character of Milkha Singh, Farhan Akhtar will ... Read more...

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7 child labourers drown in Rajasthan


April 10th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 10 (IANS) Seven child labourers were drowned as the boat carrying them capsized in a pond in Rajasthan's Dungarpur district Tuesday, police said.The incident took place near Chitari ... Read more...

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Diesel prices hit cremation industry


April 4th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 4 (IANS) Funeral homes in China's Shanghai city are facing a difficult time following losses suffered due to rising diesel prices and a stagnant fee-structure over the years.According ... Read more...

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Woman commits suicide after fight with husband


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Enraged over her husband's choice of tutor for their daughter, a 39-year-old woman in west Delhi committed suicide, police said Monday.According to police, Tejinder Kaur ... Read more...

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Swine flu shot may hasten sleeping disorder


March 29th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) Children vaccinated with the pandemic H1N1 swine flu shot were 13 times more likely to develop narcolepsy, a condition characterised by excessive sleepiness, even during daytime. ... Read more...

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Indonesian jailed for preaching jehad


March 29th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, March 29 (IANS) An Indonesian court has sentenced an Islamic school principal to 17 years in prison for preaching on jehad that led to terrorism.Abrory bin Al Ayub, alias ... Read more...

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Ex-convicts find jobs


March 27th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 27 (IANS) Thanks to a web site, a former Chinese convict has got a job after serving 17 years in prison.Community corrections aided nearly 600,000 get work in ... Read more...

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Land and vehicle taxes up; liquor to cost more in Kerala


March 19th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 19 (IANS) Land and vehicle taxes will go up in Kerala from next month. And so would the prices of cigarettes and liquor, according to the Rs.289.25 crore ... Read more...

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