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New app to get you out of the house in pajamas (The Funny Side)


September 7th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Can't wake up? Me neither. Luckily, Takuya Sato is working to solve our problems. The inventor first came to my attention with a brilliant Japanese app called MorningBomb. You download it ... Read more...

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Stunned over Pallavi’s death: Excel Entertainment officials


August 11th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Murdered woman lawyer Pallavi Purkyashtha, who worked as a legal adviser at Farhan Akhtar's production company Excel Entertainment Pvt. Ltd., was a "friend" and an ... Read more...

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Guard confesses to murdering Mumbai lawyer, act premediated: Police (Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) The watchman of an apartment block in central Mumbai has confessed to murdering 25-year-old lawyer Pallavi Purkayastha by slitting her throat because she had rebuked him, ... Read more...

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Guard confesses to murdering Mumbai lawyer


August 10th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) The watchman of an apartment block in central Mumbai has confessed to murdering 25-year-old lawyer Pallavi Purkayastha by slitting her throat because she had rebuked him, ... Read more...

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Man rescued from trash chute


May 17th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Rescuers had to pull a man out of a waste disposal chute in an apartment block in the western Siberian city of Tyumen Wednesday, after ... Read more...

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Woman jumps from Gurgaon high rise, dies


May 7th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 7 (IANS) A 28-year-old woman jumped to her death Monday from the sixth floor of an apartment building, police said.Minakshi, the wife of 34-year-old Amit Kumar, jumped to ... Read more...

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Drunk held for gas blast threat


March 24th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A heavily drunk man in Moscow was detained for threatening to blow up his block of flats by igniting domestic gas. He was arrested after ... Read more...

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Non-resident Indian woman jumps to death from 14th floor


December 18th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Dec 18 (IANS) A non-resident Indian woman from the US Sunday committed suicide by jumping off the 14th floor of an apartment block in Ghaziabad, police said.Sunita Gupta, 55, ... Read more...

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Adarsh society case: CBI to question Deshmukh


September 7th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) plans to examine Union Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh in Mumbai's Adarsh Housing Society scandal, an ... Read more...

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British child plunges to death from 13th floor in Singapore


August 7th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) A toddler from Britain died after she fell from her parents' 13th-floor luxury apartment in Singapore, a media report said here.The body of the three-year-old girl ... Read more...

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CBI questions Shinde in Adarsh scam


July 31st, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Union Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde is being questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in Mumbai's Adarsh Housing Society scam, sources said ... Read more...

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List of air crashes in residential areas


May 26th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) A single-engine aircraft crashed into a residential area of Faridabad, a suburb of the national capital, Wednesday night, killing at least 10 people, including ... Read more...

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Seven die in central Moscow apartment fire


May 17th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Seven people died Tuesday when a fire broke out in a three-storey apartment block in downtown Moscow, firefighters said.Nine people were injured in the fire, ... Read more...

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Adarsh files go missing


May 14th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) In yet another case, key files related to the Adarsh Housing Society went missing from the office of the union ministry of environment and forests, Central ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Shinde summoned as witness


May 2nd, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) A government-appointed panel probing the Adarsh Housing Society scam has summoned Union Minister of Power Sushilkumar Shinde to depose before it as a witness, an official ... Read more...

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Court directs CBI to probe Deshmukh, Shinde in Adarsh scam


April 27th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Wednesday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe allegations of involvement of union ministers and former Maharashtra chief ministers Vilasrao ... Read more...

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Married actor goes to court to hide his fling with Wayne Rooney’s vice girl


April 14th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 14 (ANI): A leading actor, who allegedly cheated on his wife with the same vice girl who slept with footballer Wayne Rooney, has won a High Court gagging order to ... Read more...

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‘Attacks on journalists in Russia a concern’


April 14th, 2011 - 8:31 am ICT by IANS
Strasbourg (France), April 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Council of Europe Human Rights Commissioner Thomas Hammarberg has expressed concern over attacks on journalists in Russia.Presenting his annual activity report for the Council ... Read more...

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Custody battles come alive in this absorbing novel (IANS Book Review)


April 7th, 2011 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
Book: "Custody"; Author: Manju Kapur; Publisher: Random House; Price: Rs.450, Pages: 415.Failed marriages and their consequences are the theme of Manju Kapur's latest book. As the title, "Custody", suggests the story ... Read more...

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Clancy ‘not at all worried’ about Crouch’s ‘3am airshostess visit’


March 30th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 30 (ANI): Abbey Clancy has apparently told friends that she is not worried about fiancé Peter Crouch's alleged visit to an air hostess's apartment block in Dubai at 3am.He signed ... Read more...

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Zellweger sells New York apartments to Sobiesk


March 28th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 28 (IANS) Actress Renee Zellwegar, who recently split from actor Bradley Cooper, has sold her New York apartments to actress Leelee Sobieski.Zellweger's two luxurious New York properties, located ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga is still daddy’s girl, reveals new book


March 5th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 05 (ANI): Lady Gaga may be famous around the world for her eccentric fashion sense and music, but the singer's favourite place is her home, according to a new book.'GaGa', ... Read more...

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Everest hero finds incredible religious treasure trove in Nepal


February 26th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 26 (IANS) In 2004, two years after he climbed Mt Everest for the seventh time, American mountaineering legend Peter Athans took part in a charitable cataract operation project ... Read more...

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US woman, 95, sets new 60m-sprint record after training in her hallway


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): A woman in the US has set a new 60m-sprint record at the age of 95.Pensioner Ida Keeling, from New York, set a new world best for her ... Read more...

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Man calls up ex-wife to say: ‘I’ve killed the kids’


February 15th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 15 (IANS) A jilted father in Britain allegedly knifed his two kids to death, then rang up his estranged wife to say: "I've killed the kids". Police are said ... Read more...

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Missing man’s body found dumped in freezer


February 9th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 9 (IANS) A missing Sydney businessman's body was found dumped in a freezer chest, a week after he disappeared from his tyre shop, said police.Allan Noor's body was hidden inside ... Read more...

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CBI grills three main accused in Adarsh Society scam


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation Thursday grilled three men named in the Adarsh Housing Society scam as the prime accused, an official said.Called for questioning by the ... Read more...

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Woman gets stuck in rubbish chute with only boobs sticking out of hatch


January 22nd, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): A woman in Russia, who tried to dodge cops by jumping down a rubbish chute, got stuck halfway with only her boobs sticking out of the hatch.The woman, ... Read more...

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After Paris decades, S.H. Raza wants to assimilate with India (Interview - with image)


January 20th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) One of India's oldest and best-known contemporary artists, S.H. Raza, at 88, has just begun work on a new series of art to mark his ... Read more...

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Four locked flats robbed in Delhi


January 17th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) A gang of robbers broke into four locked flats in an apartment block in Delhi's Dwarka area and escaped with cash and jewellery amounting to lakhs of ... Read more...

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High court terms rule of law in Patna as ‘jungle’


January 15th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 15 (IANS) After over a decade, the Patna High Court has once again used the word 'jungle' while referring to the state of rule of law in this capital city."Patna ... Read more...

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Environment ministry to hear Adarsh society Jan 4


December 28th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) The environment ministry Tuesday granted an extension of seven days to Mumbai's scam-hit Adarsh housing society for the hearing on its show-cause notice for "unambiguously" violating coastal ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

World surfing champion Gilmore attacked outside her NSW apartment


December 28th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 28(ANI): Four-time world surfing champion Stephanie Gilmore has been bashed by a man wielding a metal pole in an attack outside her New South Wales (NSW) apartment.Gilmore was taken to ... Read more...

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Woman in Singapore tries to board bus in the buff


December 18th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 18 (ANI): A woman stunned onlookers in Singapore when she tried boarding a bus in the buff.According to Sin Chew Daily, she took off her clothes and put them ... Read more...

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Environment ministry to hear Adarsh society’s reply next week


December 14th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The environment and forests ministry will next week hear the reply of Mumbai's scam-hit Adarsh housing society to the show-cause notice issued for "unambiguously" violating coastal regulation ... Read more...

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