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High demand for child care nurses in China


February 20th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 20 (IANS) China may witness a baby boom this year following the common belief that children born in the Year of the Dragaon will be endowed with good ... Read more...

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British police ex-staff faces jail for child porn


January 28th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) An employee of the British police has admitted in court to have collected over 110,000 child porn images.Nicholas White, 27, has admitted 20 counts of possessing ... Read more...

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Living out of a suitcase, Formula One style


October 30th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 30 (IANS) A Formula One season can be demanding. Teams virtually live out of a suitcase and the drivers and crew are looked after with a lot ... Read more...

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NGO sends kit to help Shah Rukh quit smoking


June 11th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 10 (IANS) An NGO Friday said it has sent a set of nicotine replacement therapy (NRTs) patches to Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan to help him quit ... Read more...

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EU bans trade in seal products


August 20th, 2010 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The European Union (EU) will ban trade in seal products from Friday to protest the "cruel methods" of commercial seal hunting, an animal rights NGO said. "The EU ... Read more...

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Tutu asks people to embrace African culture, stop criticising vuvuzela horns


June 16th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 16 (ANI): Nobel Peace Prize winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu has asked people to embrace African culture, and stop criticising noisy vuvuzela horns.Thousands of people have complained about the noise ... Read more...

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Vuvuzelas to stay despite complaints


June 14th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, June 14 (ANI): World Cup organizers have made it clear that 'Vuvuzelas' will not be banned from stadiums in South Africa despite complaints of them being a nuisance."Vuvuzelas are here to ... Read more...

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Mandela still undecided about attending opening game


June 10th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 10 (DPA) South Africa's former president Nelson Mandela will decide on the day if he will attend Friday's World Cup opening match between South Africa and Mexico in Soccer City. President ... Read more...

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Area around Soccer City sanitised from midnight


June 10th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 10 (DPA) All roads around Soccer City in Johannesburg will be closed from midnight ahead of Friday's World Cup opener between South Africa and Mexico, Rich Mkhondo, communications officer of ... Read more...

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United Nations plans on re-opening schools in Haiti in April


February 13th, 2010 - 4:18 am ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations on Friday said that some of the worst-hit areas damaged by the earthquake in Haiti will see school re-openings as early as April.Despite only ... Read more...

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Togo confirms withdrawal from Africa Cup of Nations


January 10th, 2010 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
Luanda, Jan 10 (DPA) Togo will not play in the Africa Cup of Nations following the terrorist attack on the team bus that resulted in at least two confirmed fatalities, Togo government ... Read more...

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RSPCA workers pose nude for tongue-in-cheek calendars


October 18th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 18 (ANI): Officials of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) have bared all for tongue-in-cheek calendars, the proceeds from the sales of which will go ... Read more...

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ICC probing contacts made by bookies in Sri Lanka tour


August 3rd, 2009 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Aug 3 (IANS) Pakistan's cricket officials are happy that the International Cricket Council (ICC) will probe claims that bookmakers tried to approach players during the current tour of Sri ... Read more...

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Magna Carta stored in Welsh cave during Second World War found


January 10th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): Researchers delving into the archives of National Library of Wales in Aberystwyth have discovered a copy of the Magna Carta in a nearby underground chamber, along with ... Read more...

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Dis ex-butler Paul Burrell recalled to inquest over discrepancies


February 23rd, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 23 (ANI): Princess Dianas former butler Paul Burrell has been recalled to the inquest into her death to explain revelations that he didnt tell the whole truth.Coroner Lord Justice Scott ... Read more...

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Two bear cubs rescued from poacher in Andhra Pradesh


February 19th, 2008 - 6:20 pm ICT by admin
Karim Nagar (Andhra Pradesh), Feb 19 (IANS) Two sloth bear cubs have been rescued from a poacher by a joint team of the state forest department and a non-governmental organisation Wildlife S.O.S. ... Read more...

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Eric Bana to play ‘Star Trek’ baddie Nero


November 14th, 2007 - 1:56 am ICT by admin
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