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Recalling an event alters details


September 20th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) Every time you remember an event from the past, your brain networks change in ways that can alter the later recall of the event, says a ... Read more...

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Stopped by cops, clicked by media, Punjab girl commits suicide


August 30th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), Aug 30 (IANS) Stopped and allegedly harassed by police and photographed by the local media, a teenaged girl committed suicide Thursday in this Punjab city.Police officials said that ... Read more...

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Tony Scott laid to rest


August 26th, 2012 - 2:34 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 26 (IANS) "Top Gun" director Tony Scott, who committed suicide by jumping off a bridge, was laid to rest in a private funeral.Tony, brother of well-known Hollywood ... Read more...

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I will really miss Scott, says Cruise


August 21st, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 21 (IANS) Actor Tom Cruise has paid tribute to "Top Gun" director Tony Scott, who committed suicide by jumping off a bridge here."Tony was my dear ... Read more...

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Sex doll river race banned in Russia


August 20th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian authorities have banned an annual river race involving competitors gliding down the water on their inflatable sex dolls.The Bubble Baba Challenge-2012 was banned because ... Read more...

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‘Top Gun’ director jumps to death


August 20th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 20 (IANS) "Top Gun" director Tony Scott has committed suicide by jumping off a bridge here.According to witnesses, Tony jumped off the bridge in San Pedro Sunday ... Read more...

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Climber rescued after being trapped for a week


August 15th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Aug 15 (IANS) A 70-year-old German alpinist was trapped in an ice crevasse for about a week at the Tyrolean Schrankogel in southwestern Austria before being rescued by emergency ... Read more...

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Crocodile causes panic in Shanghai


August 7th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Aug 7 (IANS) There was panic when a 1.5-metre-long crocodile was found in a creek in a suburban residential area in this Chinese business hub.Animal protection authorities caught the ... Read more...

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Odisha residents return home after flood water recedes


August 6th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 6 (IANS) About 2,000 people who were taken to safer places a day ago due to overflowing of Hati river in Odisha's Kalahandi district returned home Monday as ... Read more...

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Delhi seeks action against PWD engineers


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 2 (IANS) The Delhi government will write to the Central Public Works Department seeking strict action against three PWD engineers for dereliction of duty as the gaps ... Read more...

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China truck driver jailed for overloading


July 25th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) A truck driver in China has been sentenced to four years in prison for overloading his vehicle, a media report said Wednesday.Zhang was also ordered to ... Read more...

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Meghalaya chief minister seeks assistance for road projects


July 25th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Tuesday sought assistance from the central government for road projects in his state.He also suggested that the central road transport ... Read more...

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There’ll be no remote areas in Tripura: Manik Sarkar


July 18th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 18 (IANS) The Tripura government will not allow the use of words such as 'remote' for any mountainous area in the state since all inaccessible habitats would soon ... Read more...

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Seven killed in UP bus-car smash


July 9th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 9 (IANS) Seven people, including three women and a child, were killed when a car they were in rammed into a state transport bus in Muzaffarnagar Monday morning, ... Read more...

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Maoists attack policemen, blast rail tracks in Jharkhand


June 27th, 2012 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 27 (IANS) One policeman was killed and 12 were injured when Maoist rebels ambushed their mini-bus in Jharkhand Tuesday night. The rebels launched another attack early Wednesday, blasting ... Read more...

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Bus crash kills 19 in South Africa


June 25th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 25 (IANS) At least 19 people were killed and more than 50 others injured Monday when a bus crashed from a bridge in South Africa, media reports said.The ... Read more...

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Three killed in Maharashtra highway landslide


June 20th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Amravati, June 20 (IANS) Three labourers from Orissa and Chhattisgarh were killed in a landslide on the Amravati-Mumbai national highway near Badnera in this district Wednesday evening, highway police said.The ... Read more...

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Akhilesh reviews projects to decongest Lucknow’s traffic


June 19th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 19 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Saturday ordered timely completion of all projects aimed at solving the traffic problems of Lucknow city.He directed officials to ... Read more...

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Nine die in Maharashtra accident


June 19th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, June 19 (IANS) Nine pilgrims, including seven women, were killed near here Tuesday when a truck in they were travelling fell into dry river bed, police said.Six others were ... Read more...

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Prince Harry stopped by the police


June 18th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prince Harry has been reportedly stopped by police officer while he was taking a blonde woman, who remains unidentified, on his motorbike. The British prince was riding ... Read more...

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Bodies of Andhra accident victims given to relatives


June 17th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 17 (IANS) Bodies of the 30 victims of a horrific bus accident in Maharashtra were Sunday transported to their home districts in Andhra Pradesh.Heart-rending scenes were witnessed at ... Read more...

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Dog rescues newborn baby in Ghana


June 10th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) A newborn girl who was abandoned under a bridge in Ghana has been saved by a farm dog who spent a night guarding the helpless child, ... Read more...

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25 cops, prisoners injured in Chhattisgarh blast


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 2 (IANS) Six policemen and 19 prisoners were injured Saturday when a blast triggered by Maoists ripped through their vehicle in the insurgency-hit Bastar region of ... Read more...

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One of worst train disasters in Andhra


May 22nd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tuesday's train disaster at Penukonda in Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district is one of the worst train tragedies in the state in the last two decades. Following are the major train disasters ... Read more...

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Dhaka approves $7 bn for development projects


May 20th, 2012 - 3:44 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 20 (IANS) The Bangladesh government Saturday approved 550 billion taka ($7 billion) for undertaking developmental projects during the fiscal year 2012-13.The decision was taken at a meeting ... Read more...

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Man saved from jumping from Shanghai bridge


May 14th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 14 (IANS) Rescue workers in China's Shanghai city Monday saved a man who attempted to commit suicide by jumping from the top of a bridge.The man, who appeared ... Read more...

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Kenya flash floods toll rises to 50


May 6th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, May 6 (IANS) Kenya's flash floods have left at least 50 people as dead and displaced thousands of others in this east African nation, a humanitarian agency has ... Read more...

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Five held in US for plotting to blow up bridge


May 1st, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Five suspects have been arrested by the FBI for allegedly plotting to blow up a bridge in Ohio state, media reports said Tuesday.The arrests were, however, ... Read more...

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Commander was bathing as British n-submarine hit sandbank


April 25th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) An inquiry has concluded that the commander of the Royal Navy's newest nuclear-powered submarine was taking a shower minutes before it ran aground in 2010.According to ... Read more...

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Six dead in China landslide


April 14th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 14 (IANS) At least six construction workers were killed Saturday when a part of a mountain came apart, causing a landslide and crushing a few work sheds where ... Read more...

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Three killed in Himachal bus accident


April 12th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 12 (IANS) Three people, including a woman, were killed and 26 injured when a private bus skidded off the road and rolled down the hill near Hamirpur ... Read more...

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Mother, daughter killed in Maoist attack


April 11th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 11 (IANS) A woman and her daughter were killed Wednesday in Chhattisgarh's restive Sukma district when Maoists opened fire at a police camp, an official said.Maoists, estimated to ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu power unit’s early start hinges on port decision


April 8th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 8 (IANS) The early commissioning of one of the two 600 MW thermal power units at North Chennai Thermal Power Station (NCTPS) and the easing of Tamil Nadu's ... Read more...

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Train movement hit in Bengal


March 30th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 30 (IANS) Train movement in West Bengal was thrown haywire after some wagons of a goods train derailed in the state's Birbhum district Friday, the railways said.Several express ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned for the day (Lead)


March 29th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day Thursday following demands for a separate Telangana state as well as protests over the Sethusamudram project ... Read more...

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