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Adopted son sentenced to death for murdering parents, wife


September 4th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) A court here sentenced to death a 28-year-old man who murdered his parents, who had adopted him, and his pregnant wife in 2008, terming him ... Read more...

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11 terror suspects held, catastrophe averted (Second Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 30 (IANS) Eleven people planning to assassinate leading Karnataka politicians, some journalists and Hindu leaders on the ordrs of Pakistan-based terror outfits have been arrested in Karnataka, a ... Read more...

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11 terror suspects held, ‘catastrophe’ averted: Karnataka Police (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 30 (IANS) Eleven people with links to terror outfits Lashkar-e-Taiba and HUJI, and planning to assassinate leading Karnataka politicians, some journalists and Hindu leaders have been arrested in ... Read more...

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Tom Waits to do cameo in ‘The Simpsons’


August 27th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 27 (IANS) Veteran singer Tom Waits will soon be seen in a cameo in popular animated series "The Simpsons".The 62-year-old will lend voice for an upcoming episode, ... Read more...

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Olympics: Gilbert eyes medal to end disappointing season


July 27th, 2012 - 6:17 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Belgian cyclist Philippe Gilbert aims to win a medal in the men's cycling road race at the 2012 London Olympics to end his disappointing season."My season ... Read more...

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Child piano playing prodigy sets new Guinness record


July 26th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ethan Bortnick, an 11 year old piano player has set a new Guinness record for being the youngest musician to headline his tour at the age ... Read more...

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I’ll rest in 30 years: Julio Iglesias


June 7th, 2012 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Marbella (Spain), June 7 (IANS/EFE) Julio Iglesias, despite his 43 years in music, said that he is still motivated to go onstage, that he would not sing if it did ... Read more...

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Fukushima like accidents to recur


May 23rd, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 23 (IANS) Nuclear disasters like that of Chernobyl and Fukushima are likely to recur once in 10-20 years, threatening Europe with the world's highest risk of radioactive contamination, ... Read more...

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US, Europe on recovery path: Infosys Kris


March 8th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 7 (IANS) Economies of the US and Europe were on recovery path and the macro environment for the Indian IT industry was looking better, Infosys co-chairman Kris S. ... Read more...

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14 killed in Poland train collision (Lead)


March 4th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, March 4 (IANS) Fourteen people have died in a train collision in southern Poland, the interior ministry said. Sixty people were injured.Hundreds of firefighters and policemen were working on ... Read more...

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Reducing Afghan forces can lead to catastrophe: Minister


February 19th, 2012 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Reducing the number of Afghan security forces, army and police, by more than one-third after 2014 could lead Afghanistan to a catastrophe, the defence ... Read more...

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Challenger Launch halter Roger Boisjoly dies


February 8th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Utah, Feb 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Roger Boisjoly, who is better known as the person who tried to halt the launch of the Challenger shuttle has died. Actually he died in January 2012, ... Read more...

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Mamata takes out road show against hooch


December 30th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 30 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday led a road show to create awareness against the ills of moonshine, which killed 171 people in the ... Read more...

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India must act to cope up with urbanisation: UN expert


September 27th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) India has good policies but needs to implement them effectively to cope with the growing challenge of urbanisation, UN Under-Secretary-General Joan Clos said Monday."The pace ... Read more...

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Hurricane Irene may be America’s costliest catastrophe


August 31st, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Washingto/New York, Aug 31 (IANS) As the US East Coast struggled to recover from the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, rising floodwaters forced thousands of evacuations in New Jersey and Connecticut ... Read more...

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Minissha Lamba stranded in New York


August 29th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) A Bollywood actress has been held captive by Hurricane Irene which struck the US East Coast Sunday. Minissha Lamba, who is in New York for an ... Read more...

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Insured losses in the Carolinas estimated between $200-$400 million


August 28th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Hurricane Irene is estimated to have caused between $200 million and $400 million in insured losses in the Carolinas, catastrophe modeling company EQECAT reported on Sunday. More ... Read more...

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Amazon tribe missing after drug trafficker attack


August 10th, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Brazilian officials are concerned that an uncontacted tribe living in the Amazon rainforest may have been harmed by armed drug smugglers. Officials say the ... Read more...

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Marvel X-Men ending soon


June 10th, 2011 - 2:38 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The last edition of the Marvel X-Men comics will come out in October with the release of the No. 544 edition. The comic has been a ... Read more...

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Air ambulance crash: Catastrophe for Faridabad house owner


May 26th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Faridabad, May 26 (IANS) "I have lost all women in my family," a disconsolate Shobha Ram said, as he tried to come to terms with the freak accident in which ... Read more...

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Ex-judge’s comment on Jaitapur N-plant unscientific: Ramesh


May 23rd, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh Monday termed "unscientific and disappointing" former Delhi High Court chief justice A.P. Shah's statement that Jaitapur nuclear power project ... Read more...

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Surgical military strikes depend on government’s will: BJP


May 6th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday said a decision to carry out surgical military strikes at terrorists holed up in Pakistan depends on the ... Read more...

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Pakistan warns US, India against covert operations


May 5th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday warned the US and India against any further covert operation in Pakistani territory, saying this would lead to a "terrible catastrophe".Admitting that the US ... Read more...

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Chernobyl recovery officer criticizes Japan’s “slow motion” efforts at Fukushima


April 26th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 26 (ANI): Soviet efforts to contain the Chernobyl nuclear disaster were much better than Japan's "slow-motion" response to the disaster at Fukushima nuclear plant, according to a leading member of ... Read more...

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North Korea says Seoul shunned inter-Korean relation talks


April 24th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Pyongyang, Apr 24 (ANI): North Korea has accused South Korea of refusing to talk about improving relations between the countries and driving inter-Korean relations towards catastrophe.The criticism was expressed in a memorandum ... Read more...

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Greenpeace to observe one month of Japanese tsunami


April 8th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) To mark the one month of the catastrophe in Japan, Greenpeace Friday said it will observe April 11 as a National Day of Action Against ... Read more...

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Medical, military leaders call climate change a threat to global security


April 6th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 6 (ANI): Climate change not only spells a global health catastrophe, but also threatens global stability and security, say medical and military leaders."Climate change poses an immediate and grave threat, ... Read more...

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Japan has 48 hours to avoid another Chernobyl: Experts


March 17th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.17 (ANI): A French nuclear safety official has warned that Japan runs the risk of experiencing a catastrophe that could be worse than the 1986 nuclear disaster at Chernobyl in the ... Read more...

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Venezuela freezes nuclear power plan


March 17th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, March 17 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has announced a freeze in plans to develop nuclear power in the country due to the crisis at a nuclear plant in ... Read more...

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50 Cent slammed for poking fun at Japan tsunami victims on Twitter


March 15th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 15 (ANI): Rapper 50 Cent has sparked outrage by mocking Japan's earthquake and tsunami victims on Twitter.As the death toll continues to climb from the devastating 9.0 earthquake, the singer ... Read more...

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Parliament pays homage to Japan quake, tsunami victims


March 14th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 14 (ANI): Both Houses of Parliament on Monday paid homage to the thousands of people killed in Friday's devastating earthquake-cum- tsunami in northeast Japan.Members observed silence as a ... Read more...

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Helena Bonham Carter Predicts That Her Oscar Dress Is Going To Be A “Catastrophe”


February 9th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) English actress Helena Bonham Carter is well known for her outrageous and eclectic red carpet gown. The actress somewhat shocked the onlooker on the Golden Globe ... Read more...

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Helena Bonham Carter belives that her Oscar dress would be a catastrophe


February 9th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British actress, Helena Bonham, has warned that her outfit for the Oscars may be a “catastrophe”.The actress has previously exaggerated her dressing. She shocked many fashion ... Read more...

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James Cameron’s “Sanctum” Gets Mixed Response


February 6th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A cave-diving expedition in the "the largest unexplored cave system in the world" turns out to be a catastrophe when heavy flood hits the area. This ... Read more...

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Grey’s Anatomy: Going Into A Recap


January 8th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
'Grey’s Anatomy' had the episode opening with the couples and their present state in their relationships.After a gunman goes on a shooting rampage at a nearby campus, the doctors of ... Read more...

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