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Minor girl killed by leopard in Mumbai suburb


July 16th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) The body of a seven-year-old girl, who was attacked and dragged away by a leopard late Sunday, has been recovered from the Sanjay Gandhi National Park ... 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...

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Maharashtra cop battles four dacoits, kills two


June 23rd, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Aurangabad, June 23 (IANS) A lone police constable battled four dacoits and managed to kill two of them despite being severely injured in Maharashtra's Hingoli district, officials said Saturday.The incident ... Read more...

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Bihar axes appointment of 11 school teachers


May 30th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 30 (IANS) The Bihar government has cancelled the appointment of 11 teachers in primary schools in Kaimur district after their training certificates were found unacceptable, officials said Wednesday.District ... Read more...

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Chinese Communist party axes ex-minister


May 29th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 29 (IANS) Liu Zhijun, a former railway minister, has been expelled from the Communist Party of China due to "serious disciplinary violations" including corruption, China Daily reported Tuesday.A ... Read more...

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China axes 1,600 cops for violations


April 19th, 2012 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) Over 1,600 police officers across China have been relieved of their duties for violating a list of rules introduced to regulate police behaviour, the government said.In ... 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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Chinese terrorist gets death sentence


March 28th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 28 (IANS) The ringleader of a Chinese terrorist group has been sentenced to death, China Daily reported Wednesday.Abdukerim Mamut was found guilty of running a terrorist group, leading ... Read more...

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NHRC seeks response on unauthorised drug trial


March 19th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission has asked the union health ministry and the Andhra Pradesh government to respond within six weeks on its demand for ... Read more...

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Bihar axes cases against 11 Nepal Maoists


February 2nd, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 2 (IANS) The Bihar government has decided to withdraw criminal cases against 11 Nepali Maoist leaders including a former minister and six MPs, a government lawyer said Thursday."The ... Read more...

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China axes TV entertainment shows


January 4th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 4 (IANS) Entertainment programmes on China's 34 satellite channels have been cut.This follows a recently implemented rule that effectively curbed the "excessive entertainment" trend on the channels, according ... Read more...

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Clashes over road construction at Posco site, one killed


December 14th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 14 (IANS) At least one person was killed and two injured at the site of the proposed Posco steel project in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district Wednesday when clashes broke ... Read more...

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15 people injured in Rajasthan communal clash


November 28th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 28 (IANS) At least 15 people were seriously injured in a communal clash in Rajasthan's Alwar district Monday, sparked off after some people issued an order to cut ... Read more...

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Indians hit as Australia axes 15,000 student visas


October 25th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 25 (IANS) Immigration authorities in Australia have cancelled 15,066 foreign student visas in the last one year, and the worst hit are Indians.Of the total, 3,624 students lost ... Read more...

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World’s largest chocolate bar weighs six tonnes


October 13th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (IANS) This giant slab of milk chocolate, that weighs almost six tonnes and measures 13 feet, has broken the world record for the largest chocolate bar.It has ... Read more...

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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 |

Chinese man axes wife’s lover to death


August 17th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) A Chinese man axed his wife's lover to death and then hid the body in an electrical substation.Zhang Jie, 39, from Shanghai's downtown Hongkou district, appeared ... Read more...

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Japan conjures locomotive that rides on air cushion


May 13th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) The Japanese, who pioneered high speed trains nearly half a century ago, have now conjured up a flying locomotive - straight out of the pages of ... Read more...

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Carlsberg axes best-known ‘probably’ advertising slogan


April 6th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 6 (ANI): Lager giant Carlsberg has done away with what has been deemed as the world's best-known advertising slogan.Its famous tagline 'Probably the best lager in the world' will be ... Read more...

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Madonna axes board of directors of her Raising Malawi charity


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 3 (ANI): Madonna has fired the board of directors of her Raising Malawi charity for allegedly wasting 2.4 million pounds on a project to build a school that never ... Read more...

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Three held for killing spotted deer in Orissa


February 16th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 16 (IANS) Three people, including a minor, were Wednesday arrested for killing a spotted deer in a forested area on the outskirts of the Orissa capital, an official said.They were ... Read more...

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Man survives 1,000-ft mountain fall


January 31st, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 31 (IANS) A climber, who plunged 1,000 feet down a mountain summit, left the rescue team shell-shocked after he was found standing and reading a map at the site. The ... Read more...

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Ancient tools show man sailed the seas 130,000 years ago


January 5th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 5 (IANS) Archaeologists have discovered a set of tools that point to man sailing the seas tens of thousands of years earlier than previously thought.Rough axes and other tools, thought ... Read more...

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Tribal clashes erupt in eastern Indonesia due to offensive ringtone


November 18th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by BNO News
JAYAPURA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Three people were arrested on Thursday after an 'offensive ringtone' led to tribal violence in the eastern region of Indonesia that resulted in dozens of homes and ... Read more...

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World’s oldest stone axe with sharpend edge found


November 9th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 9 (IANS) The world's oldest stone axe with a sharpened edge has been discovered in northern Australia.Evidence for stone tool-use among the earliest hominid ancestors of man dates back to ... Read more...

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Oldest known stone axe discovered in Northern Territory


November 5th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 05 (ANI): A piece of stone axe, discovered in the Northern Territory, is believed to be the oldest of its type in the world.The piece, dated at 35,500 years old, ... Read more...

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Jewellery worth million stolen in Gujarat


October 17th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Kosamba (Gujarat), Oct.17 (ANI): A group of 15-16 armed miscreants barged into a jewellery showroom and robbed jewelleries worth over a million.The incident took 8 p.m. on Saturday, in Gujarat's Kosamba city, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Martial artists enthrall audiences at CWG closing


October 14th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Martial artists from across the country left the audiences agape with their multiple disciplines at the closing ceremony of 19th Commonwealth Games 2010 Thursday evening.The 14-minute sequence ... Read more...

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Stress hormone opposes testosterone’s effects


October 2nd, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): A new study The University of Texas at Austin has revealed that high levels of the stress hormone cortisol play a critical role in blocking testosterone's influence on ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Southern Railway Train Company axes toilets from their new fleet of trains


September 20th, 2010 - 12:52 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sep 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Southern Railway train company has axed toilets from their new fleet of trains. The train fleet is going to run from Portsmouth to Brighton. A train journey ... Read more...

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New York Rattled By Severe Storm


September 17th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, Sep 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A powerful storm rattled New York City Thursday evening and the residents were caught unaware. The afternoon sky turned black all of a sudden ... Read more...

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Several injured as bus falls into river in Haryana


September 8th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by ANI
Barwala (Haryana), Sep.8 (ANI): Several students and staff of the Maharishi Markandeshwar University in Barwala town of Haryana were injured when the bus they were traveling by fell into the Tangri River ... Read more...

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New iPhone app allows frustrated workers to bash the boss


August 6th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 6 (ANI): Frustrated Aussie workers are now using their iPhones to vent out anger at their bosses, thanks to applications that allow them to snap and mutilate a photo of ... Read more...

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Dhaka axes 334 NGOs


August 5th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 5 (IANS) Bangladesh has cancelled the registration of 334 NGOs in the last four months for alleged corruption and misuse of foreign funds and on charges of patronising militancy. The government's ... Read more...

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Are Shalini Arora And Priya Marathe Of ‘Pavitra Rishta’ Fame At Loggerheads?


July 27th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): We have heard a lot of stories of overworking on television sets and actors getting dehydrated but now there is a twist in all these tales. ... Read more...

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