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82-year-old Russian woman jailed for slaughter


August 30th, 2012 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An 82-year-old woman has been jailed in Russia's Siberia region for murdering a fellow villager in a fit of rage, investigators said.Maria Annikova killed the ... Read more...

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Cancel coal allocation, says CPI-M


August 27th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The CPI-M Monday asked the government to cancel all the coal blocks allocation found faulty by the official auditor and said they may be ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Laxman has given strong and clear message to selectors: Ganguly


August 18th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly Saturday saluted V.V.S. Laxman for his contribution to the game and said he has given a "strong and clear" ... Read more...

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Amarinder Singh: Down and now out! (Punjab Newsletter)


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 3 (IANS) That he and his Congress party were down in morale after repeated defeats in the elections this year was not hidden from anyone. ... Read more...

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Sword wielding knights rob French medieval festival


July 31st, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, July 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the largest festivals held in France is the Medievals Europeans de Bitche. It is attended by many considering that it is a sporting activity. The ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Woman kills alcoholic husband in Odisha


July 23rd, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 23 (IANS) A woman in an Odisha village has been arrested for killing her husband with an axe when he came home drunk and attacked her, police said ... Read more...

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Britain to axe 20,000 troops


July 6th, 2012 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) The British Army is to axe some 20,000 troops as it undergoes a "fundamental restructuring" that is aimed at making the force "more flexible and agile".Defence ... Read more...

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Google axes five products


July 4th, 2012 - 7:42 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, July 4 (IANS) Google Tuesday announced to axe five products that are not core to its business.Among the products to be axed, the most notable are iGoogle, the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Drunk Russian killed for attacking cops with axe


June 27th, 2012 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A drunk man in Russia attacked police officers with an axe and a pitchfork, forcing the policemen to shoot him dead, officials said.The man from ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Father kills son in Delhi


June 18th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) In a fit of rage, a 62-year-old man here axed his alcoholic son to death, police said Monday.Naresh Kumar, 25, was killed by his father ... Read more...

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Jet Airways to suspend Brussels-New York flight


June 15th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Private carrier Jet Airways Friday announced plans to axe its Brussels-New York (JFK) service from Sep 10 this year in view of the current global economic ... Read more...

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Man kills cousin’s kids, commits suicide in Rajasthan


June 13th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 13 (IANS) A man jumped in front of a moving train after axing to death two of his cousin's children and injuring two others in Rajasthan's Bundi district ... Read more...

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Tintin cover fetches record price


June 3rd, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) A rare 1932 cover of "Tintin in America", hand-drawn by Belgian writer and illustrator Herge, has fetched a record 1.3 million euros ($1.6 million) at an ... Read more...

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130,000 Italians may lose jobs this year


May 4th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 4 (IANS/AKI) Employers in Italy will shed 130,000 jobs this year, a major Italian business group said.Italy's underdeveloped southern region will bear the brunt of the recession, according ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Youths axe father in Tripura village


April 20th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 20 (IANS) A quarrel over family matters led two youths to axe their father to death in Tripura, police said here Friday."Following a squabble on family affairs, two ... Read more...

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Rajasthan family keeps mentally ill woman in chains


April 15th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Karauli (Rajasthan), April 15 (IANS) Unable to pay for her treatment and with no assistance from the government, the family of a 65-year-old mentally ill woman in Rajasthan's Karauli district ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sony to axe 10,000 jobs worldwide


April 9th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) Japanese technology giant Sony is axing 10,000 jobs or around six percent of its global workforce, a media report said Monday.According to the Daily Mail, the ... Read more...

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Man axes drug addict son


April 6th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, April 6 (IANS) An 65-year-old man axed his drug-addict son in a Mizoram village, police said Friday.The incident took place Thursday in Darlawn along the Mizoram-Manipur border, 180 km ... Read more...

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NHRC seeks report on Bihar atrocity


March 16th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 16 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked from Arwal police chief in Bihar a report on a 22-year-old man whose hands were chopped off after ... Read more...

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‘Compensate youth whose hands were chopped off’


March 4th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 4 (IANS) The Bihar government has been directed to pay compensation to a 22-year-old whose hands were chopped off after he failed to repay a loan of Rs.300, ... Read more...

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Youth’s hands chopped off, Nitish orders probe (Lead)


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 2 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Friday ordered a probe into a gruesome incident when a young man's hands were chopped after he failed to repay a ... Read more...

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Youth’s hands chopped off for not repaying loan


March 2nd, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 2 (IANS) A young man whose hands were chopped off after he failed to repay a loan languishes on the floor of a government hospital here, frightened ... Read more...

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Indore man killed for Rs.600


February 26th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 26 (IANS) A vegetable wholesaler was killed Sunday as he was demanding Rs. 600 from a retailer in Madhya Pradesh's financial capital Indore, police said."Kishore Chouhan had given ... Read more...

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Rahul, Mangal in Indian archery team for Asian Grand Prix


February 9th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 9 (IANS) Rahul Banerjee and Mangal Singh Champia Wednesday returned to the Indian archery team for the first Asian Grand Prix at Bangkok Feb 14-20.Tarundeep Rai and Atanu ... Read more...

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Beheaded body found in Pakistan


January 31st, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 31 (IANS) A beheaded and decomposed body of a young man, who was tortured before death, was found Tuesday in Pakistan's Punjab province.The body was found along with ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

J.C. Penney to eliminate thousands of jobs


January 24th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Retailer JC Penney is all set to eliminate thousands of jobs in an apparent bid to cut costs and bring back the company from the red.According ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Princess’ beheads sexual harasser


January 20th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 20 (IANS) A married woman from Madhya Pradesh's Jabalpur district Friday beheaded with an axe a man who used to sexually harass her.The woman, identified as Rajkumari ... Read more...

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Don’t corrode judiciary, says apex court


December 8th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday said that any attempt to corrode or erode the judiciary would weaken a pillar of the state that is still strong."If ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin angers FOX official Roger Ailes


November 23rd, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Officials at FOX were furious that Sarah Palin did not make her presidential announcement on the network. The Tea Party darling announced on the 5th of ... Read more...

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Puducherry minister faces axe after exam impersonation charges


November 12th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Puducherry, Nov 12 (IANS) Puducherry Chief Minister N. Rangasamy Saturday recommended sacking Education Minister P.M.L. Kalyanasundaram, who is facing the charges of impersonation in his final year school exam.Rangasamy has ... Read more...

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Man kills wife, four daughters


November 12th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Faizabad (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 12 (IANS) A man hacked his four minor daughters and wife to death in this Uttar Pradesh district Saturday, police said. He has been arrested.Even as ... Read more...

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Spat with Clarke resulted in my axe, says Katich


October 28th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 28 (IANS) Former Test opener Simon Katich says his infamous dressing-room spat with Michael Clarke in 2009 resulted in his axe from Cricket Australia's contract list in June.Katich ... Read more...

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Brand denied entry to Canada


October 3rd, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 3 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand was forced to cancel a show in Canada after he was stopped by customs officials at the airport and denied entry to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Thomas McCulloch gets a new job to axe down trees


September 23rd, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thomas McCulloch, convicted of triple murders has been handed the axe again outside his prison walls. This time though, the 63-year-old is not going to chop people ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Six hacked to death in China


September 14th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) Six people, including two pre-schoolers, were killed Wednesday morning in a Chinese city by a man armed with an axe. The attack took place on a street ... Read more...

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