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Russia’s women’s volleyball coach dies


August 29th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The head coach of Russia's women's volleyball team has died, a federation spokesman said. Sergei Ovchinnikov was 43.The cause of death was unclear.Ovchinnikov led the ... Read more...

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Scott’s family sets up scholarship fund


August 28th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 28 (IANS) Family members of late filmmaker Tony Scott have set up a Tony Scott Scholarship Fund in his name.The "Top Gun" director, who committed suicide Aug ... Read more...

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Veteran actor A.K. Hangal is dead (Lead)


August 26th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Veteran Bollywood actor A.K. Hangal passed away here Sunday morning after a prolonged illness aggravated by a recent hip fracture, a family member said. Hangal ... Read more...

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Polar bear dies from zebra virus


August 18th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Scientists have warned equine herpes might have developed the ability to jump species in the same way as influenza, after a polar bear died in a ... Read more...

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Dallas declares emergency over west Nile virus


August 17th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dallas, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dallas County has declared a state of emergency after suffering 10 deaths from the west Nile virus. The announcement has set the stage for the stage for ... Read more...

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Science fiction writer Harrison dies at 87


August 16th, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Harry Harrison, an American novelist whose science fiction novels achieved cult status in post-Soviet Russia, died Wednesday, his official website reported. He was 87.Reports did ... Read more...

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Malaysian girl dies during exorcism ritual


August 7th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) A three-year-old Malaysian girl has died after seven members of her family allegedly suffocated her during an exorcism ritual, the Daily Mail reported.The ritual took place ... Read more...

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Four Polish hikers killed by lightning


July 29th, 2012 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Four people hiking in mountains in southern Poland were killed by lightning, BBC reported.The four -- a couple in their 50s, their daughter and her boyfriend ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Ghana President Mills dies following short illness


July 25th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by BNO News
ACCRA, GHANA (BNO NEWS) -- Ghana's President John Atta Mills died Tuesday afternoon in the capital Accra following a short illness, the presidential office said, giving no other details about the cause ... Read more...

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Irishman Paraic Casey dies while attempting to swim across the English Channel


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, July 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Irishman Paraic Casey has died while attempting to swim across the English Channel. He was just 45 years old. According to reports he was near the finishing ... Read more...

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Haryana bans gutka, pan masala from Aug 15


July 20th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 20 (IANS) The Haryana government Friday announced a ban from Aug 15 on the manufacturing, storage, distribution or sale of gutka, pan masala, zarda and other chewable products ... Read more...

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Teen dies after playing video game for 40 hours


July 19th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) A teenager in Taiwan has been found dead in an internet cafe after reportedly playing a video game for 40 hours without a break.The 18-year-old lad ... Read more...

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Sylvester Stallone hires private investigator


July 19th, 2012 - 3:13 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 19 (IANS) Actor Sylvester Stallone has hired a private investigator to find out how his 36-year-old son, Sage, died.He was found unresponsive Friday at his Studio ... Read more...

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Cause of Sage Stallone’s death still unknown


July 16th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 16 (IANS) The reason behind Sage Stallone's death has not been determined yet, say officials.Sage, 36, was found dead Friday in his Hollywood home. According to reports, ... Read more...

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Seven beheaded in Mexican town


July 13th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 13 (IANS/EFE) Seven decapitated bodies were found Thursday in the central Mexican town of Jojutla, authorities said.The bodies were inside a pick-up truck abandoned next to a ... Read more...

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Alexander Jentzsch’s death is a mystery


July 10th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientology president Heber Jentzsch’s son Alexander’s death is a baffling mystery. The official cause of death is yet to be ascertained because the results of all ... Read more...

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Lahore doctors urged to end strike


July 8th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 8 (IANS) The Lahore High Court has asked the striking doctors at the city's government hospitals to end their protest.Justice Ijazul Ahsan of the high court Saturday suspended ... Read more...

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Child’s death elevates risk of mom’s demise


June 29th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) Mothers face a 133 percent increase in the risk of dying within the first two years of the death of their child, a study says.Researchers William ... Read more...

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‘Indians increasingly unaware of lung diseases’


June 26th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Indians exhibit a "worrying lack of understanding" and concern about lung diseases - that kill nearly four million people globally every year, said a study ... Read more...

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Chinese fan dies after watching football for 11 nights


June 22nd, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 22 (IANS) A die-hard Chinese fan of the England football team died at his home in Changsha in Hunan province after continuously watching games for 11 nights since ... Read more...

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Passenger dies mid-air during Mexico-Belgium flight


May 23rd, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by BNO News
SHANNON, IRELAND (BNO NEWS) -- A Jetairfly passenger plane flying from Mexico to Belgium made an emergency landing in Ireland on Wednesday morning after one of its passengers became unwell in mid-air, ... Read more...

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‘Statins prevent cancer in heart transplant patients’


May 20th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bern, May 20 (IANS) Statins prevent cancer and reduce death from all causes in heart transplant recipients, independently of cholesterol levels, says a new study. Frank Enseleit, deputy director of ... Read more...

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No anthrax at Delhi zoo: Officials


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Delhi zoo authorities Wednesday denied the spread of anthrax after a rhinoceros died here last week. Even as over 20 zoo employees are still under ... Read more...

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Probe exonerates Omar in party activist’s death


April 30th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 30 (IANS) National Conference activist Haji Yusuf died a natural death, a magisterial probe has said while exonerating Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and his close ... Read more...

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Woman’s body found in Delhi


April 28th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) An unidentified woman with her face badly mutilated was Saturday found dead in the forested area near the Delhi Police Training Camp in Sonia Vihar ... Read more...

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Pakistani leader poisoned to death


April 9th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) The death of a Pakistani provincial leader took a sinister turn when a medical examination revealed that he was killed by poisoning, a media report said ... Read more...

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Friend murdered Delhi engineer for ransom, buried body (Lead)


April 6th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The body of a young engineer was found in Delhi Friday, three days after he went missing, police said adding that one of his friends ... Read more...

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Delhi engineer was murdered for ransom, body found


April 6th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The body of a young engineer, who was missing for three days, was found in Delhi Friday, police said adding that one of his friends ... Read more...

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Woman’s body found in suitcase in Hong Kong waters


April 5th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by BNO News
KOWLOON, HONG KONG (BNO NEWS) -- Police in the Kowloon area of Hong Kong are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found stuffed inside a suitcase on early Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Elderly woman’s body found in suitcase at Russia playground


March 29th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by BNO News
ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- Police in the Russian city of Saint Petersburg have launched a murder investigation after the body of an elderly woman was found stuffed inside a suitcase ... Read more...

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Another newborn girl’s body found in Jaipur


March 28th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 28 (IANS) In yet another shocking incident, a body of a newborn girl was found in a plot in a residential colony here Wednesday, a day after the ... Read more...

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Whitney Houston died of accidental drowning


March 23rd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 23 (IANS) The Los Angeles County coroner's office has confirmed that late singer Whitney Houston's cause of death was accidental drowning.The 48-year-old was found dead in a ... Read more...

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Art improves recovery from stroke


March 18th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 18 (IANS) Patients who appreciate music, painting and theatre have better chances of recovery from stroke than patients who do not, says a new study.Stroke is the third ... Read more...

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Was Whitney Houston murdered?


March 7th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 7 (IANS) If the friends and family of Whitney Houston are to be believed, the late singer may have been murdered.According to tmz.com, Los Angeles County Coroner's ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan dies trying buried alive record


March 5th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 5 (IANS) A Sri Lankan man has died while trying to set a record for the longest time spent buried alive, The Telegraph reported Monday.Police said Janaka Basnayake, ... Read more...

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