‘Mugamoodi’ - the super ‘hero’ who could’ve been superhero (Tamil Movie Review)

September 1st, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Mugamoodi"; Cast: Jiiva, Narain and Pooja Hegde; Director: Mysskin; Rating: ***Here's the story of a superhero who can't leap tall buildings, stop a speeding bullet or fly in the air ... Read more...

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‘Steal a little, but don’t loot’ Indian minister

August 13th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Delhi, Aug 13(THAINDIAN NEWS) Corruption scandals have now gotten into the core of the Indian nation. This has caused one of the ministers in India in deep problems of explaining the scandal ... Read more...

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Pakistan bank, phone shop robbed

July 20th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) Armed robbers Friday looted over Rs.4 million from a private bank and a mobile phone shop in Pakistan's Hyderabad city, Geo News reported.Police said the bandits ... Read more...

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Pakistanis kill two shop robbers

July 19th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 19 (IANS) Two armed men died in Pakistan's port city of Karachi when they attempted a robbery at a shop Thursday, and enraged citizens snatched their weapons and ... Read more...

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Groom marries bride who got raped

February 24th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 24 (IANS) Achche Lal, a Class 12 dropout, did what few would dare to do in his community. Breaking taboo, the young farmer in Madhya Pradesh married a ... Read more...

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Agra jewellers down shutters to protest silver heist

February 21st, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 21 (IANS) Jewellers and bullion merchants in Agra went on an indefinite strike Tuesday downing shutters to protest police failure to nab armed bandits who looted silver worth ... Read more...

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Silver worth Rs.3.5 crore looted in Mathura

February 20th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 20 (IANS) A courier company vehicle carrying silver worth Rs.3.5 crore from Agra to Delhi was looted by armed bandits in Mathura district late Sunday night, police said.According ... Read more...

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Cops slept while dacoits struck, suspended

November 30th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Nov 30 (IANS) Maharashtra Police Wednesday suspended six policemen who were found sleeping on duty when dacoits struck in two places in this district last week.Thane Police Commissioner ... Read more...

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Leighton Meester buys new $1.5 million mansion

September 30th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) 25-year-old Hollywood star and singer Leighton Meester has reportedly bought a house in Los Angeles for $1.5 million. The Gossip Girl star reportedly bought the house ... Read more...

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Sitting in haunted room? Not a ghost of a chance, say cops

August 20th, 2011 - 9:26 am ICT by IANS
Deoria (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 20 (IANS) Police personnel here fight armed bandits and notorious gangsters but they just don't seem to have the spirit to occupy a room at a ... Read more...

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Gunfire, spirituality and call of wild on book cart (IANS Books This Week)

August 18th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Let your mind travel with the pile on your book shelf this weekend...1. "Girls Behind the Gunfire"; Written by Trisha Ray; Published by HarperCollins-India; Priced ... Read more...

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In five minutes, Pakistani bank robbed of Rs.4.6 mn

August 6th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 6 (IANS) Six robbers managed to run away with Rs.4.6 million (over $53,000) from a private bank in Pakistan's port city of Karachi in an operation that lasted ... Read more...

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Author Greg Mortenson to be sued by Pakistan tribesmen

April 21st, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): Greg Mortenson, the author accused of fabricating large parts of his autobiographical writings, is to be sued by the Pakistani tribesmen he claimed kidnapped him.Greg, in his ... Read more...

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Police, bank staff killed, robbed

March 2nd, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, March 1 (IANS/EFE) Armed men killed four police officers and two bank employees after capturing a helicopter carrying cash meant for a bank in Colombia, a government official said. ... Read more...

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‘Goldilocks’ bandits break into Oz house to enjoy porn, booze

January 16th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 16 (ANI): Intruders in Australia broke in to a house to cook up a feast, steal alcohol and enjoy Internet porn.According to the NT News, the owner of the Alice ... Read more...

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Border Patrol Agent Loses Life In Encounter With Bandits

December 19th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Border Patrol agent recently lost his life while trying to deal with a gang of bandits at the border land of Arizona. On Tuesday, 40-year-old ... Read more...

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‘Naayaka’ good but plagued by weak narrative (Kannada Film Review)

December 18th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "Naayaka"; Cast: Naveen, Raagini, Naan Kadavul Rajendran and others; Director: P.C. Sekhar; Producers: Ramesh Kumar, Pradeep Kumar; Music: Prveen Stephen; Camera: Murali Krishna; Rating: **1/2 "Naayaka" comes as ... Read more...

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Sicilian Robin Hood’s skeleton exhumed

November 2nd, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Palermo, Nov 2 (IANS/AKI) The skeleton exhumed from the tomb of one of Italy's most legendary bandits, Salvatore Giuliano, is that of a person of shorter stature than Giuliano, said sources close ... Read more...

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Three bandits killed in Uttar Pradesh

October 21st, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) Three bandits wanted in over a dozen criminal cases, including murder, were shot dead in a gunfight with police in a forested area of Uttar Pradesh's Chitrakoot district ... Read more...

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Goa defence shipyard to capitalise on piracy

August 30th, 2010 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 30 (IANS) The Goa Shipyard Limited's (GSL) coffers could be ringing soon as the defence ministry-certified shipyard is seeking to exploit the increasing demand for armed, fast moving patrol vessels ... Read more...

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10 Islamic rebels killed in northern Caucasus

August 28th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (DPA) Russian special forces killed at least 10 Islamic rebels in two separate clashes in the troubled North Caucasus region, the Interior Ministry said Saturday. According to Itar-Tass, the ministry ... Read more...

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Four bandits gunned down in Madhya Pradesh

August 22nd, 2010 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 22 (IANS) Four bandits were killed in a gunfight with police in Madhya Pradesh's Bhind district Sunday, a senior officer said. Acting on a tip-off, a 30-member police team circled members ... Read more...

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Brit teacher finishes 37,000 mile African motorbike ride in 9 mnths

August 16th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): A Brit teacher has apparently become the first ever person to complete a solo circumnavigation of the African continent on a motorbike.Spencer Conway of Kent was shot at ... Read more...

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Indian-origin pilot marries Chinese colleague

August 15th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 15 (IANS) Two fighter pilots - one of Indian origin and the other of Chinese origin - of the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) have got married in one ... Read more...

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India shutdown saves Nepal villagers’ lives

July 7th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 7 (IANS) A general strike enforced in India by the opposition parties Monday to protest against price rise may have inconvenienced millions in the country but in neighbouring ... Read more...

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12 rebels die in Colombian air strike

July 7th, 2010 - 4:58 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, July 7 (IANS/EFE) Twelve leftist guerrillas were killed Tuesday in an air strike in northern Colombia. The joint operation was carried out by the air force and the navy in the ... Read more...

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Mauritius PM hails India’s cooperation against high-sea pirates, terrorism

July 3rd, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinPort Louis (Mauritius), July 3 (ANI): Hailing India's gesture to provide an off shore Patrol vessel to Mauritius, Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam here on Saturday appreciated India's cooperation ... Read more...

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Bakiev says he did not resign as president of Kyrgyzstan

April 21st, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- Kurmanbek Bakiyev on Wednesday rejected claims that he resigned as President of Kyrgyzstan last week.Bakiyev made the statement to reporters in the Belarusian capital of Minsk, his first ... Read more...

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Burt Reynolds Fine After Bypass Surgery

March 4th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Florida, Mar 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Burt Reynolds has been reported as fine and recovering after undergoing quintuple bypass surgery. According to the reports provided by his manager, Eric Kritzer, ... Read more...

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“Hoppin Hooded Bandits” bank robber arrested

February 12th, 2010 - 4:42 am ICT by BNO News
DENVER, COLORADO (BNO NEWS) – A man was arrested in Denver for bank robbery, a spokesman of the U.S. Department of Justice said Thursday.Timothy McGlothin, age 41, is believed to be one ... Read more...

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Haiti Earthquake Relief Work Needs More Medical Aid & Tent

January 29th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Haiti, Jan 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two weeks have passed after the catastrophic earthquake hit Haiti and took a toll on the lives of the inhabitants. Port au Prince, the capital ... Read more...

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Criminals looting and raping quake survivors, says Haiti police chief

January 29th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Port au Prince (Haiti), Jan.29 (ANI): Bandits are reportedly preying on vulnerable earthquake survivors, even raping women, in makeshift camps set up in the capital after the disaster, Haiti's police chief has ... Read more...

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Ishqiya to be re-shot

November 13th, 2009 - 10:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Debutant director Abhishek Chaubey's film, Ishqiya, has to be re-shot as the language of the film is too abusive. This is after a focus group told the team to re-edit the ... Read more...

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Paris Hilton “hates” bandits who robbed her house

October 31st, 2009 - 11:27 am ICT by ANI
New York, October 31 (ANI): Paris Hilton is furious with the teen bandits who recently burgled her house and escaped with her clothes and jewelry.According to TMZ, she was heard saying, ... Read more...

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Armed dacoits loot Agra residents, kill policeman

October 15th, 2009 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Oct 15 (IANS) Armed bandits targetted half a dozen houses in Kahrai village close to Taj Ganj in the wee hours of Thursday and snatched gold ornaments from the women. A ... Read more...

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