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Murdered British charity worker rules slum children’s hearts (With Images)


December 23rd, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 23 (IANS) He may have been brutally murdered here five years ago, but British charity worker Michael Blakey continues to live in the hearts of schoolchildren who have ... Read more...

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Millionaire’s daughter, postman among London looters


August 11th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) From a charity worker to a postman to a millionaire's daughter -- all appeared in courts here to answer charges over the riots that have plagued ... Read more...

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Jamaican bride dumps British hubby in 20 minutes!


July 19th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) A man in Britain was left shattered after his newly-wedded wife deserted him within 20 minutes of entering his home.Johnny Gannon, a charity worker, spent 5,000 ... Read more...

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Fears over blasphemy-accused Pak-Christian woman’s safety after Taseer’s assassination


January 7th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 7(ANI): In the wake of liberal politician Salman Taseer's assassination in Pakistan, human rights workers have expressed fears over the immediate safety of Aasia Bibi, the Pakistani-Christian woman at the ... Read more...

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‘Gavin and Stacey’ star James Corden engaged to pregnant girlfriend


December 30th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): TV star James Corden has reportedly got engaged to his pregnant girlfriend Julia Carey.The 'Gavin and Stacey' star proposed to Julia, a former TV producer who is now ... Read more...

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“Pornographic” ads for men’s suit in UK shopping centre spark fury


November 19th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): A firm dealing in men's suit has landed in hot water after it put up 8ft tall, sexually explicit posters in a shopping centre as part of its ... Read more...

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Emilia Fox believes her miscarriage led to break-up of her first marriage


October 11th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 11 (ANI): Emilia Fox thinks that the heartbreak of her miscarriage led to the breakdown of her first marriage with 'Mad Men' actor Jared harres.The actress said that her and ... Read more...

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Becks’ sis weeps in court for jailed lover


August 20th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 20 (ANI): Lynne, David Beckham's sister, wept in court after her violent boyfriend was jailed for harassing his former partner.Kevin Briggs, 37, was given five months for bombarding his ... Read more...

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Briton’s murder in Dharamsala: Police to seek Interpol help


July 31st, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 31 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh Police will approach Interpol to crack the 2006 murder case of a British charity worker in this town and seek extradition of the prime suspect ... Read more...

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Briton’s murder in Dharamsala: Father seeks justice


July 24th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Dharamsala, July 24 (IANS) Upset over police failure to solve the 2006 murder of British charity worker Michael Blakey in this Himachal Pradesh town, the victim's father has said reports ... Read more...

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Interrogation into Briton murder case re-started


July 18th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Dharamsala, July 18 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh Police has re-started interrogation into the murder of British charity worker Michael Blakey in Dharamsala, an official said Sunday.Blakey, part of an Indian ... Read more...

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Gordon Brown may become ‘charity worker’ after leaving politics


April 17th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 17(ANI): British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has said that he plans to do "charity and voluntary work" after his stay at 10 Downing Street.There had previously been speculation that ... Read more...

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Multiple sclerosis sufferer regains mobility - thanks to bee stings


April 5th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 5 (ANI): Sami Chugg had been suffering from multiple sclerosis before she beat the disease with nearly 1,500 bee stings over 18 months.Chugg, 45, was diagnosed with the debilitating condition, ... Read more...

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Custody of two Tibetans extended in Himachal rape case


January 21st, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Jan 21 (IANS) A Himachal Pradesh court has extended the police remand of two Tibetans who have been accused of raping a 46-year-old German woman in this town last week, police ... Read more...

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Two Tibetans arrested for raping German in Himachal (Lead)


January 17th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Jan 17 (IANS) Two Tibetan youths were arrested for allegedly raping a 46-year-old German woman in Himachal Pradesh, police said Sunday. A court later remanded them in three days police custody. "Two ... Read more...

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Two Tibetans arrested for raping German in Himachal


January 17th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Jan 17 (IANS) Two Tibetan youths were arrested for allegedly raping a 46-year-old German national in Himachal Pradesh, police said Sunday. The woman was allegedly raped by the two men last month ... Read more...

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Indian police ask Britain to deport 2006 murder suspect


January 3rd, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Dharamsala, Jan 3 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh police which has re-opened a probe into the 2006 murder of a British charity worker, Michael Blakey, in Dharamsala, has requested Scotland Yard ... Read more...

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‘Best Job in the World’ winner becomes Tourism Queensland ambassador


December 15th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 15 (ANI): 'Best Job in the World' winner Ben Southall is set to go around the world as a Tourism Queensland salesman after his six-month job as island caretaker ... Read more...

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Boozy Punjabi weddings are now a British problem


December 11th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Dec 11 (IANS) Punjabis in Britain have been ticked off for serving too much alcohol at their weddings - a practice that is not only threatening lives but ... Read more...

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Murdered Briton’s family dissatisfied with pace of investigation


July 24th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 24 (IANS) The family and friends of British charity worker Michael Blakey, who was murdered in this northern Indian hill station in November 2006, are not satisfied with pace at ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka Govt. imposes tax on charities working for civil war victims


July 6th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, July 6 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Government has imposed a 0.9 per cent tax on all funding for aid groups, hampering their efforts to help victims of Sri Lanka's recent civil ... Read more...

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Britons head out to Middle East, other regions to beat recession


June 28th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Fed up of the recession and bad weather, large numbers of Britons are moving out to the Middle East and other sunnier regions abroad to find jobs and ... Read more...

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Rape victim has left for Britain: police


June 21st, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 21 (IANS) An 18-year-old British volunteer teacher, who was allegedly raped by two taxi drivers in Palampur town of Himachal Pradesh, has left for Britain, police said Sunday. The charity worker, ... Read more...

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Two cabbies sent to police remand for British girl’s rape


June 20th, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 20 (IANS) A court in Himachal Pradesh Saturday sent two cab drivers, accused of raping an 18-year-old British volunteer teacher at Palampur town in Kangra district, to three days' police ... Read more...

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‘Best job in the world’ winner says he will miss British summer


June 11th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 11 (ANI): 'Best job in the world' winner Ben Southall, who's set to begin his tryst in Hamilton island, says he'll miss the British summer and its festivities."Despite the ... Read more...

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Pak releases ‘Tartan Taleban’ McLintock over lack of evidence


May 29th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 29 (ANI): Pakistan has released Scottish charity worker James McLintock, nearly three months after he was arrested without any charge.Dubbed the 'Tartan Taliban', McLintock, was kept behind bars for ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka accused of ‘ethnic cleansing’ of Tamil areas


May 26th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Trincomalee (Sri Lanka), May 26 (ANI): The Sri Lankan government has been accused of launching a campaign of "ethnic cleansing" following its victory over the Tamil Tigers in the country's 26 year ... Read more...

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Obama’s UK step-mom proud her son is meeting the Queen


March 31st, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.31 (ANI): When President Obama arrives here Tuesday for the start of his European visit, no one will be more proud than Kezia Obama, his British step-mom.Kezia, the first wife ... Read more...

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British court asks India to speed up charity worker’s murder probe


March 12th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 12 (IANS) A court in Britain has asked Himachal Pradesh Police to speed up the probe into the murder of a British charity worker, an official said here. "We (the police) ... Read more...

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Margaret Thatcher distressed over BBC’s treatment of daughter Carol


February 6th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.6 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Baroness Margaret Thatcher has expressed her distress over the BBC''s decision to sack her journalist daughter Carol after likening a black tennis player to ... Read more...

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Salma Hayek leads new UNICEF campaign against tetanus


October 3rd, 2008 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 3 (ANI): Mexican/Lebanese actress Salma Hayek is leading a new UNICEF campaign, which aims at aiding young African mums fight tetanus.Hayek, who is a charity worker and new mum, ... Read more...

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New award series to recognise Dubai’s unsung heroes


September 4th, 2008 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 4 (IANS) A new annual award series has been launched in Dubai to honour the city’s unsung heroes.The Time Out Dubai magazine announced Thursday the launch of the Inspire Dubai ... Read more...

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Sir Bob Geldof to send daughter to Africa


August 3rd, 2008 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 3 (ANI): Irish singer Sir Bob Geldof is so fed up with his daughter Peaches antics that he has decided to send her off to Africa for discipline, it ... Read more...

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Acquittal of two Briton facing pedophilia charge challenged


July 29th, 2008 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday decided to accord an urgent hearing Friday to a plea by a child rights body challenging the acquittal by the Bombay High Court ... Read more...

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Wedding present for woman born without a womb a baby!


July 26th, 2008 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): A woman with no womb will become a mother for the first time after a friend offered to carry her baby as a wedding present.Mother-of-two Kate Housley, ... Read more...

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