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French jobless rate reaches record high

July 26th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, July 26 (IANS) The unemployment rate in France inched up by 0.8 percent in June compared with the previous month, reaching a record high since August 1999, official ... Read more...

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Chinese smuggler jailed after 12 years on the run

May 19th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 19 (IANS) A smuggling kingpin, once the most wanted fugitive in China who spent 12 years on the run in Canada, has been sentenced to life in prison ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian journalist dead

March 28th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 28 (IANS) Ethnic Indian journalist and The Star newspaper's senior writer Dharmender Singh has died after a heart attack, a media report said.He passed away Sunday, six ... Read more...

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Man who came back from ‘dead’ to sue wife

March 1st, 2011 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, March 1 (IANS) A septuagenarian former Indian Air Force (IAF) official declared dead by a local Punjab court in 1996 on the basis of evidence submitted by his family ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Court finally rules ex-IAF officer not dead

February 25th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Rajpura (Punjab), Feb 25 (IANS) After a 12-year legal battle, a retired Indian Air Force (IAF) officer is finally a happy man -- because the court has ruled that he is not ... Read more...

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Mick Jagger says he’ll never marry again

December 6th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 6 (ANI): Rolling Stones star Mick Jagger, who has been married twice, has said that he is not interested in marrying again."To be honest, I don't really think much of ... Read more...

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US-born panda Hua Mei gives birth to her 8th cub in China

September 20th, 2010 - 12:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US-born panda Hua Mei has created a record of sorts by giving birth to her 8th cub in China. It sure is an accomplishment of a sort, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Families of Kargil martyrs complain of government apathy

July 24th, 2009 - 7:39 pm ICT by ANI
Kaloa (Jammu and Kashmir), July 24 (ANI): Families of the 13 youngsters from Kaloa village in Jammu and Kashmir, who laid down their lives in the 1999 Kargil conflict between India and ... Read more...

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Mermaid Girl: Shiloh The Enthusiast

June 22nd, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by GD
This picture might seem very unusual to you, but it is a real picture of an 8 year old girl, Shiloh Pepin who was born with fused legs. Miraculously, she has ... Read more...

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German woman’s banker molester fined Rs.4,000

March 28th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 28 (IANS) An Indian banker accused of molesting a German woman here 10 years ago has finally been fined Rs.4,000. The woman says this is too minor a punishment. A city ... Read more...

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Murderer enrages victims family setting up Facebook page from inside jail

January 19th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 19 (ANI): The family of a murder victim has been enraged by the running of a Facebook page by his killer from inside jail. Andrew McVicar, 25, was sentenced to ... Read more...

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Court refuses to reinstate government auditor

July 25th, 2008 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday refused to reinstate a senior government auditor who was dismissed from service after his stenographer accused him of sexually harassing her in ... Read more...

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Indonesia was behind East Timor atrocities

July 11th, 2008 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 11 (ANI): Indonesian soldiers, police and civilian officials were involved in an "organised campaign of violence" that prompted Australian military intervention in East Timor in 1999, according to a ... Read more...

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Ambani brothers’ Rs.580 mn loan dispute lands in apex court

July 2nd, 2008 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Anil Ambani-led Reliance Infocomm has moved the Supreme Court to recover a loan worth over Rs.580 million from a firm owned by his estranged brother Mukesh Ambani. ... Read more...

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Indian Railways probe Brahmaputra Mail mishap

December 10th, 2007 - 11:16 pm ICT by admin
Siliguri (West Bengal), Dec 10 (ANI): The Indian Railways has started an inquiry to ascertain the exact cause of the Sunday night's derailment of the Delhi-bound Brahmaputra Mail, the railway officials said ... Read more...

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