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UK told to free prisoners over breach of human rights


September 18th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS) Prisoners deemed "potentially dangerous" and who had been jailed indefinitely in Britain could now be set free after the European Court of Human Rights said it ... Read more...

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Martha Stewart and Emeril sued over bad knives


September 14th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Martha Stewart and Emeril Lagasse are being sued for duping people in to buying bad knives. Stewart’s home shopping network company has been selling cooking knives ... Read more...

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Lil Wayne sues Quincy Jones’ son


September 8th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 8 (IANS) Singer Lil Wayne has sued music producer Quincy Jones' son for using his music in a documentary film.According to tmz.com, Wayne claims he never gave ... Read more...

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Three dead in US storms


September 8th, 2012 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 8 (IANS) Three people were killed in a storm that moved through Oklahoma state in the US Friday, media reports said Saturday.Relatives of the dead said the three ... Read more...

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James Franco sued by former teacher


September 6th, 2012 - 3:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) Actor James Franco has been hit with a lawsuit by his former university lecturer in an ongoing legal dispute.Jose Angel Santana took court action last year ... Read more...

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Court awards damages to man forced to party with hookers


September 5th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 5 (IANS/EFE) Beverage giant AmBev was ordered by a Brazilian court to pay damages to one of its salespeople who was forced by a superior to ... Read more...

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Christopher Bridgeman and Martin Borger sue airline


August 30th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Texas, Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A gay couple is suing an airline for allegedly revealing a sex object that was in their luggage. Christopher Bridgeman and Martin Borger are suing the United ... Read more...

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Lord of the Rings park left covered in volcanic ash


August 9th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mount Tongariro, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mount Tongariro of New Zealand erupted on Monday night after being quiet for more than a century. The mountain which had been exhibiting seismic activity for ... Read more...

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Lopez files case against driver for extortion


August 8th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 8 (IANS) Singer Jennifer Lopez is suing her former driver Hakob Manoukian on charges of extortion.The 43-year-old says the driver demanded $2.8 million from her and ... Read more...

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Longoria settles car crash lawsuit outside court


August 8th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 8 (IANS) Actress Eva Longoria has reportedly made an out of court settlement with Roman Gasparyan, who had filed a case against her for crashing her car ... Read more...

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Elderly director sues woman over ‘faked romance’


August 7th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) An elderly theatre director has sued his young ex-girlfriend, claiming she had tricked him into buying her a $775,000 apartment.Natasha Diamond-Walker, 27, was accused in court ... Read more...

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Olympics: Powell a major doubt for remainder of season


August 7th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/CMC) Luckless Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell may have run his last race for the season. Powell pulled up in Sunday's final of the Olympic men's 100m here, but ... Read more...

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Kevin Federline in the dock for trashed mansion


August 6th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kevin Federline is being accused of damaging a part of a mansion worth $110,000. He had rented the mansion from 2008 from a man called Joseph ... Read more...

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169 killed in North Korea floods


August 6th, 2012 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Severe floods have killed up to 169 people and injured 144 in North Korea since July, state KCNA news agency reported.Another 400 people have gone ... Read more...

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Apple lawyer claims that Samsung copied iPhone technology


August 1st, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An attorney representing Apple said that Samsung did not come up with an original phone. The attorney told the jury on Tuesday that Samsung copied Apple ... Read more...

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Restore religious places damaged during riots, Gujarat ordered


July 30th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday declined to suspend the Gujarat High Court order directing the state government to pay for the repair of religious places damaged ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan involved in another car crash


July 26th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Famous actress Lindsay Lohan has just been involved in a car crash. She was driving her Porsche when the accident happened. This happened on Wednesday after she ... Read more...

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Goa to probe if excessive mining causing cracks in houses


July 26th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 26 (IANS) After cracks developed in land and houses of a town in Goa, the state government has suspended mining in the area and ordered a detailed investigation ... Read more...

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Robot can detect tiny mines under ship hulls


July 18th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) US naval scientists have designed a robot that can navigate through underwater environments and spot mines the size of an iPod attached to a ship's hull ... Read more...

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Cameron moves to dismiss ‘Avatar’ lawsuit


July 17th, 2012 - 7:20 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 17 (IANS) Filmmaker James Cameron has asked a judge to dismiss a $2.5 billion lawsuit against "Avatar", filed by a screenwriter, who alleged that it shares key ... Read more...

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Madonna sued over ‘Vogue’ song


July 14th, 2012 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) Pop star Madonna is being sued by a record company that claims she used a sample of one of their hits in her 1990 song ... Read more...

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Courtney Love in legal trouble again


July 12th, 2012 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 12 (IANS) Courtney Love's former assistant Jessica Labrie has filed a lawsuit against her after she was asked by the singer to counterfeit legal documents.Labrie claims Love ... Read more...

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India post launches waterproof Rakhi envelopes


July 11th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) India Post said Wednesday it was offering special Rakhi envelopes across its post offices in Delhi on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan falling on Aug ... Read more...

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SC to examine high court’s powers under Article 226 (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court said Monday it will examine whether a high court, in exercising its powers under Article 226 of the constitution, can direct a ... Read more...

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Nine dead in China rains


July 6th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 5 (IANS) At least nine people have died and more than one million affected due to heavy rains in east China's Anhui province, Xinhua reported Thursday.Torrential downpour over ... Read more...

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Five Chinese women deplaned after midair brawl


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 3 (IANS) Five Chinese women were ordered to get off a plane after female family members of one of them assaulted a woman for reclining her seat. The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Parminder Nagra’s divorce gets ugly


June 29th, 2012 - 5:17 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) "Bend It Like Beckham" star Parminder Nagra's divorce case has turned ugly over the couple's joint finances.Nagra's estranged husband James Stenson has filed a lawsuit claiming ... Read more...

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Baldwin loses case against Costner


June 18th, 2012 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 18 (IANS) Actor Stephen Baldwin has lost a multi-million dollar case against actor Kevin Costner.Baldwin accused Costner of cheating him and his business partner in a deal ... Read more...

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Humiliation has destroyed my career, says Bengali violinist


June 15th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Bengali violin player claims that his music career has been destroyed after his name was replaced by an offensive term in the official program of the ... Read more...

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US nuclear submarine fire probably caused by a vacuum cleaner


June 7th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The fire that on May 23 resulted in more than $400 million in damages (plus an additional 10% for secondary effects including disruption to other planned ... Read more...

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Corinthians settle legal battle with Adriano


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 3 (IANS) Former Brazil striker Adriano has won a $900,000 payout from Brazilian club Corinthians, ending a bitter legal battle with his old employer.The 30-year-old had ... Read more...

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Tatra deal: BEML to sue ex-army chief for defamation (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 1 (IANS) Defence behemoth BEML Friday said it will file a defamatory suit against former chief of army staff Gen. V.K. Singh for making false and motivated charges ... Read more...

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DDA ordered to pay Rs.3,000 damages to RTI applicant


May 30th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Central Information Commission has directed the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to hand out a compensation of Rs.3000 to an RTI applicant for providing ... Read more...

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Lil Wayne in assault probe


May 23rd, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 23 (IANS) Rapper Lil Wayne is under investigation again for allegedly assaulting a fan who tried to take his photo.Alfredo Marino claims he saw the musician and ... Read more...

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Hilary Swank sues home-audio firm


May 15th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 15 (IANS) Actress Hilary Swank has filed a lawsuit against a home-audio company for using her pictures without her permission.The actress filed the lawsuit in a ... Read more...

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