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Israel preparing to attack Iran: Report


August 17th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Israel is preparing for a ground attack on Iran before Christmas, after conducting commando dry runs in the Iraq desert, a media report said.Top military officials ... Read more...

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More than 400 Afghan women jailed for ‘moral crimes’


March 29th, 2012 - 3:37 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Hundreds of women are currently imprisoned in Afghanistan for so-called 'moral crimes', including running away from forced marriages and extra-marital sex charges after being raped, according to ... Read more...

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Scientists cite 15 `near-misses’ at US n-plants


February 29th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 29 (IANS/EFE) The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) carried out 15 special inspections last year spurred by potentially serious incidents at power plants, the Union of Concerned Scientists ... Read more...

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Stranded Driver Survives 40C Outback Trek


January 5th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Australian woman overcame a very dangerous situation when she trekked 25 kilometers in temperatures over 40C to get help. Beth Lawrie’s vehicle broke down in a ... Read more...

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Bengal Left leader questions Mamata’s policies


October 19th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) West Bengal's Leader of Opposition Surya Kanta Mishra Wednesday criticised the functioning of the Mamata Banerjee government, accusing it of displaying "political narrow-mindedness" in its ... Read more...

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Context helps interpret facial emotions accurately


October 4th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) A close up shows Serena Williams' eyes tensely shut; her mouth wide open, teeth bared and her face livid.Now zoom out: The tennis star is ... Read more...

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Drogba recovers from mild concussion


August 28th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) Chelsea star Didier Drogba is likely to released from hospital Sunday after suffering "mild concussion" during the team's 3-1 win over Norwich Saturday.The club said that ... Read more...

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Protesters show their displeasure over BART hack attack


August 15th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, 15 Aug (THAINDIAN NEWS) The hacking group Anonymous has hit Bay Area Rapid Transit for disrupting the cellular service at a subway in San Francisco. BART announced that they had to ... Read more...

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Distraction could help you deal with strong emotions


July 6th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS) The intensity of emotions at any particular time could drive our responses to life's ups and downs. For instance, emotions are useful - for example, fear ... Read more...

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Mayawati responsible for rising crime in state: BJP


June 24th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Holding Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati directly responsible for the increasing crime in the state, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday said it will ... Read more...

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Punjab law on Panchayati Raj is perverse: apex court


May 27th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said the Punjab law doing away with the provision of no-confidence motion against the sarpanch by others in a panchayat ... Read more...

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There is no infrastructure even in my office: Mamata


May 23rd, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday lashed out against the previous Left Front regime saying there was no infrastructure even in her office at ... Read more...

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Bus passengers kidnapped for recruitment in Mexico gangs


April 11th, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 11 (IANS/EFE) A bus was hijacked in a northern Mexican state to recruit the male passengers as gunmen in drug gangs, according to witnesses.The bus, heading for ... Read more...

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20 homes destroyed in the White Swan fire


February 14th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Feb 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Firefighters have been able to bring the fire that razed down 20 homes, under control.Officials announced yesterday that they managed to bring the fire under control but ... Read more...

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Trinamool working with Maoists, Buddhadeb tells PM, Chidambaram (Lead)


January 19th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Wednesday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Home Minister P. Chidambaram here to discuss the political violence in his state, ... Read more...

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Congress book mentions Pakistan wars, silent on China


January 2nd, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) The Congress has highlighted the role of former prime ministers Lal Bahadur Shastri and Indira Gandhi in the India-Pakistan conflicts in its book marking 125 years ... Read more...

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Iran’s ’stoning to death’ woman ‘was sold for sex to fund husband’s drug addiction’


December 16th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran (Iran), Dec 16(ANI): Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the Iranian woman who was earlier sentenced to death by stoning for alleged adultery charges, had suffered years of abuse and was sold for sex ... Read more...

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‘US should target LeT, which can compel Indo-Pak war “in single stroke”, with drones’


November 14th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): The United States should use drones to target Lashkar-e-Taiba hideouts if Pakistan does not destroy them, says a bipartisan US task force."What we're suggesting is that we ... Read more...

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Nissan Recall 2.1 Million Cars Worldwide


October 29th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Car manufacturing giant Nissan announced on Thursday that it is recalling close to 2.1 million vehicles worldwide due to a faulty ignition. 76,000 of those vehicles ... Read more...

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Sleeping with parents ‘ups risk of sudden death’ in babies


September 30th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 30 (ANI): A new study has revealed that it is highly risky for young babies to sleep in the same bed as their parents.But South Australian Coroner Mark Johns said ... Read more...

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No More Wait For “Waiting For Superman”


September 27th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez, Sep 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The documentary film "Waiting for Superman" directed by Davis Guggenheim released this weekend in limited theaters around the United States of America. The documentary based on ... Read more...

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Kangna Survives Being Knocked Out On Knock Out Set!


September 25th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Bollywood actresses are turning bolder these days, not only in the sense of doing intimate scenes but also doing the stunts themselves without taking the help ... Read more...

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Nearly 400 terror suspects likely to be released in Pak Punjab due to lack of evidence


August 26th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug.26 (ANI): In what clearly showcases the impotence of Pakistani authorities to counter the terror threat, sources have revealed that nearly 400 terror suspects are likely to be released from jail, ... Read more...

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Many Sindh cities evacuated due to flood


August 14th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Floods triggered by torrential rains that have left over 1,600 people dead in Pakistan are now turning their fury on Sindh province, forcing the administration to order evacuation ... Read more...

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When Angelina Jolie discovered the world of women spies


July 19th, 2010 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie, who fulfilled her dream of playing a secret agent like James Bond with "Salt", says there is a whole world out there ... Read more...

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FDA relases hurricane season preparedness tips for food, medicine, and pets


June 30th, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Tuesday released information on how to keep food, medical products, and pets safe during an emergency, especially during the ... Read more...

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Close call for Sea Shepherd on Whale Wars


June 19th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by admin
By Anita Thomas Closing in on the Japanese whaling ship Shonan Maru #2, Captain Watson orders an attack on the ship when it gets dangerously close to the Steve Irwin on the frigid ... Read more...

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Mammootty to launch environment hygiene campaign


June 18th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Thiruvananthapuram, June 18 (IANS) Malayalam superstar Mammootty is set to launch a campaign to spread the message of environmental hygiene in Kerala.Mammootty, 58, told IANS in an exclusive chat that ... Read more...

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Let Muivah visit his village in Manipur, say activists


May 5th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Human rights activists Wednesday urged the government to allow Naga separatist leader Thuingaleng Muivah to visit his native village in Manipur after a gap of ... Read more...

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Ex-Soviet general’s interview reveals that USSR was almost defeated by the Nazis


May 5th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 5 (ANI): In a frank revelation, a former general of the Soviet Army has revealed that the Soviet Union was very close to being defeated by Adolf Hitler's Nazis during ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan’s father ‘dangerous’, says her mother


April 26th, 2010 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 25 (IANS) Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan's mother Dina has hit back at the claims made by father Michael Lohan that the actress is not fit to look after ... Read more...

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10 killed in giant tornado in US (Second Lead)


April 25th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (DPA) At least ten people were killed Saturday when a huge tornado swept through the southern US states of Louisiana and Mississippi with 240-km-an-hour winds, officials said. The lethal twister, ... Read more...

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Sri Murali unaware of dual film release


March 15th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Sri Murali, whose audiences are looking forward to a double treat with two of his films releasing on the same day, wasn't aware that both films were ... Read more...

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Altruism takes over when ships sink slowly - like the Titanic


March 2nd, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 2 (ANI): If a ship sinks fast, you will selfishly flee from the dangerous situation without thinking twice about others' safety. But when a ship takes longer to sink, your ... Read more...

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New York teenager arrested for possessing a homemade weapon


February 23rd, 2010 - 1:28 am ICT by BNO News
STATEN ISLAND, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – A New York teenager was charged for carrying a homemade backpack weapon, prosecutors said on Monday.John McCloskey, 19, from Staten Island, New York was arrested ... Read more...

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