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Timeline of case against Kasab


August 29th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Pakistani national Ajmal Kasab and nine others launched the four-day terror siege of Mumbai on Nov 26, 2008. On Wednesday, nearly four years later, the Supreme ... Read more...

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Abu Jundal’s police custody extended till Aug 13


July 31st, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) A Mumbai metropolitan court Tuesday extended till Aug 13 the police custody of Abu Jundal, a key suspect in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack.Seeking Jundal's custody, ... Read more...

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Brilliant or dull - triad of genes decides that


July 3rd, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) A triad of genes determines how brilliant or dull you are at your studies, whether you complete your high school or attend college. The three genes ... Read more...

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Fearing death, Pakistani doctor refuses to eat prison meals


June 3rd, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) Shakeel Afridi, the Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA track down Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, has refused to eat meals provided by the jail authorities ... Read more...

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Pakistan government urged to shift Shakil Afridi from Peshawar


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) The chief minister of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province has urged the federal government to shift jailed Pakistani doctor Shakil Afridi to any other place in the ... Read more...

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US Senate panel cuts Pakistan aid over doctor’s jailing


May 25th, 2012 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 25 (IANS) Outraged over the jailing of a Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA find Osama Bin Laden, a US Senate panel has cut Pakistan's aid by ... Read more...

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Doctor jailed for 30 years for helping US kill Osama


May 23rd, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 23 (IANS) Pakistani doctor Shakil Afridi, charged with treason for helping the US to kill Osama bin Laden, was Wednesday jailed for 30 years.The sentence was announced by ... Read more...

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Tiwari restrained from leaving India until DNA test


May 14th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday restrained veteran Congress leader N.D. Tiwari from leaving India until he furnishes his blood sample for a DNA test.Justice Reva ... Read more...

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‘Son’ moves court for early DNA test on N.D. Tiwari


May 10th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Rohit Shekhar, who claims to be the biological son of veteran Congress leader N.D. Tiwari, Thursday moved the Delhi High Court seeking direction to Tiwari ... Read more...

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Kids who face violence age faster


April 25th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) Kids who have experienced violence seem to age faster, their DNA shows wear and tear normally linked with aging, says a new study."This is the first ... Read more...

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Caffeine use may help overcome dry eye syndrome


April 19th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 19 (IANS) Caffeine intake may help overcome dry eye syndrome (DES) -- caused by the diminishing ability to produce tears with symptoms like grittiness, scratchy or smarting sensation ... Read more...

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Remains of missing Mexican politician found in mass grave


March 17th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 17 (IANS/EFE) One of the victims in a mass grave discovered in May 2011 has been identified as a politician who went missing in July 2010, authorities ... Read more...

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British soldier jailed for rape


March 10th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 10 (IANS) A British soldier has been sentenced to prison for four years in Cyprus for raping a British university student at a popular tourist resort.Private Sam Trussler, ... Read more...

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Europe’s youngest app developer Aaron Bond expelled from school


March 8th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Europe’s youngest app developer, 14-year-old Aaron Bond, has been expelled from his school and given police reprimand after he was caught breaking into his school’s computer system. ... Read more...

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Ex-cop, 3 others acquitted in Mumbai gang-rape case


February 28th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) A Mumbai court Monday cleared a high-ranking disgraced former police officer and three others for their alleged involvement in the sensational gang-rape case involving a minor ... Read more...

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Beijing move to end street begging by children


February 11th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 11 (IANS) The Beijing administration will take DNA samples from child beggars and put them into a database to see whether they were victims of child trafficking in ... Read more...

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Eggshells reveal birds’ evolutionary secrets


January 4th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 4 (IANS) Molecules from eggshells of endangered and extinct birds can tell behaviour and evolutionary history of Australian feathered fauna, reveals a study.James Haile from Murdoch University, who ... Read more...

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New genetic links to impulsive behaviour found


November 17th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 17 (IANS) Being impulsive can explain many things -- why we utter things we regret, buy items that we can do without or even develop dangerous addictions. Indeed, ... Read more...

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Pakistani military intelligence chief appears before Osama panel


October 12th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) A Pakistani commission, investigating the US sneak raid to kill Osama bin Laden in the northwestern city of Abbottabad near Islamabad on May 2, Wednesday questioned ... Read more...

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Happiness? It’s all in your genes


September 11th, 2011 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Scientists believe they have identified the happy gene that makes us look on the bright side of life.The researchers have found evidence that part of our ... Read more...

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New E. Coli bacteria resistant to eight classes of antibiotics


June 4th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 4 (IANS) Chinese scientists, who have fully sequenced the genome of the new E. Coli spreading through Europe, said Saturday they have found genes in the bacteria that ... Read more...

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Geneticists seek ban on mail-order DNA testing kits


May 31st, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) Geneticists are pressing for a ban on mail-order DNA kits that claim to forecast your chances of developing chronic or life-threatening diseases. The first independent research ... Read more...

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Embattled IMF chief could be released on bail pending deal


May 19th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 19 (IANS) Embattled International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, accused of trying to rape a New York hotel maid, could be released on bail as early as ... Read more...

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Obama blocked ‘bin-Laden’s earlier blow up plans’ to have DNA proof


May 3rd, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): US President had reportedly blocked plans to blow up Osama bin-Laden's Pakistani hideout four months back because he wanted his DNA evidence to confirm his death.The Daily ... Read more...

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New genetic cause of neurodegeneration identified


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 02 (ANI): Two mutations responsible for a devastating neurological condition they first identified 15 years ago have been discovered by Mayo Clinic researchers.The researchers said their study has revealed a ... Read more...

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Gene linked to alcohol consumption identified


April 5th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): A team of researchers has discovered a gene that appears to play a role in regulating how much alcohol people drink.According to the researchers, finding a common ... Read more...

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Scientists identify genetic link to suicide attempts


March 29th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): A new study suggests that genetic risk factors may influence the decision to attempt suicide.Johns Hopkins scientists have identified a small region on chromosome 2 that is associated ... Read more...

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How chickens ‘keep their cool’


March 16th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): The Transylvanian naked neck chicken - once dubbed a Churkey or a Turken because of its hybrid appearance - owes its distinctive look to a complex genetic mutation, ... Read more...

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Wife of ‘German Fritzl’ refuses to give evidence at his trial


February 24th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): The wife of a man, who fathered eight kids with his stepdaughter, has refused to testify at his trial.Detlef S, dubbed the German Josef Fritzl, allegedly abused his ... Read more...

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Timeline of 26/11 case


February 21st, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Monday upheld the death sentence of Pakistani terrorist Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab, nearly 27 months after he and nine other gunmen created mayhem in ... Read more...

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Indian river turned into ‘hotspot for dumped drugs’


February 17th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): An Indian river has turned into a dumping ground for drugs from a waste-water treatment plant in Patancheru, near Hyderabad.The continual discharge of antibiotic-contaminated water has created a ... Read more...

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New test to detect Turner syndrome early


February 17th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): Yale School of Medicine researchers have come up with a new inexpensive, accurate and practical diagnostic test for Turner syndrome that can be done in a doctor's office.Prevalent ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan Pleaded Not Guilty To Grand Theft Charge


February 10th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Wednesday, troubled starlet Lindsay Lohan appeared on court for the grand theft charge of stealing a $2,500 necklace from a jewelery store. The actress was, ... Read more...

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Parents as accused: Aarushi murder’s similarity with others


February 9th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) As a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Wednesday ordered the trial of dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar for the 2008 murder of their teenaged ... Read more...

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Delhi High Court asks Tiwari to give DNA samples to ascertain paternity


February 8th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 8 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed former Andhra Pradesh Governor and veteran Congress leader N D Tiwari to provide DNA samples to ascertain the veracity of ... Read more...

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