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Osama was unarmed, almost dead, when ‘killed’, says book


August 29th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) Osama bin Laden, the Al Qaeda chief, was unarmed and had already died with a bullet to the brain when the US Navy commandos entered his ... Read more...

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Dress trouble for Julia Roberts


March 26th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Oscar winning actress Julia Roberts' costume was so heavy that she pulled a muscle in her thigh while filming for the movie "Mirror Mirror".The bronze-coloured outfit ... Read more...

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Kidnap victim freed after scrawling note on toilet paper


October 11th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Oct 11 (IANS/EFE) A woman kidnapped from her Sao Paulo home 10 days ago was rescued after scrawling a note on toilet paper and tossing it out a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Case postponed as accused too fat to get into court


May 23rd, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) A woman in Britain had her case postponed because she was too fat to get into court.The 43-year-old fraud suspect told officials she could not climb ... Read more...

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Mummified remains of Playboy model found at her Beverly Hills home


May 4th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4 (ANI): The mummified remains of actress/pin-up model Yvette Vickers was found in her rundown Beverly Hills home, and the state of her body indicates that she may have lain ... Read more...

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Army tightens security around international border in Poonch


March 19th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by ANI
By Tahir Nadeem KhanJammu, Mar 19 (ANI): The Indian Army has tightened security around the international border in Jammu and Kashmir amid reports of infiltration attempts by the militants.Security has been ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Paul Janssen Engenders A Stunning Lego Replica Of The Ohioan State Stadium


January 17th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 17, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): A 42-year-old male, Paul Janssen, from Columbus in America, has engendered a Lego replica of the Ohioan State's football stadium that resembles a horseshoe. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Abandoned 71 years ago, woman seeks help to find identity


December 28th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) Abandoned in a hotel doorway in Britain 71 years ago when she was just three months old, a woman has made an emotional appeal to the public to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Briton bricks up bank to protest loan rejection


September 27th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) A businessman in Britain bricked up the front door of a bank after he was turned down for a loan. Cameron Hope, 59, carried out the protest after ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Montana Woman Uses Zucchini to Fight Off Bear


September 24th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Thursday in Missoula County, Montana, a bear decided to try and enter the home of a woman who was heavily armed...with a zucchini.Just after midnight, ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Nicaraguan diplomat found dead in NY apartment


September 24th, 2010 - 4:54 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – A Nicaraguan diplomat was found dead on Thursday in his Bronx apartment with his throat slashed, police said.The consul of Nicaragua in New York, Cesar Mercado, 34, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Halle Berry cozies up to ‘Dark Tide’ co-star Olivier Martinez


September 9th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 9 (ANI): Actress Halle Berry has been spotted making out with her 'Dark Tide' co-star Olivier Martinez in his hometown of Paris.The two have been seen smooching and exploring the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

New Zealand quake survivors feel lucky to be alive


September 4th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Sep 4 (IANS) Survivors of a massive 7.1 magnitude earthquake that struck New Zealand Saturday said they feel lucky to be alive. A survivor said: "I'll have a story for the rest ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Salt’ injury left Jolie scarred


July 23rd, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 23 (ANI): Angelina Jolie has revealed an injury on the sets of spy action thriller 'Salt' has left her scarred.The actress, who plays mysterious character Evelyn Salt, who may ... Read more...

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Teen stabs mother’s boyfriend to death


July 13th, 2010 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 13 (IANS) A 15-year-old boy stabbed his mother's boyfriend to death after the man disconnected the cable television connection, police said. Adruis Ovalles, a resident of the Bronx area, plunged ... Read more...

Posted in World |

George Michael arrested after car crash


July 6th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 06 (ANI): American singer George Micheal has been arrested after he crashed his car into a shop near his home at 3:30 am.The 47-year-old singer was arrested on suspicion of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Stem cells aid in closing a gateway to the AIDS virus


July 5th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, July 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists recently revealed that lab experiments on mice have led to an extraordinary discovery of how to close a door to the virus that causes AIDS.The virus ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Saifuddin Soz demands rail link to Poonch, Rajouri


June 18th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by ANI
Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir), June 18 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Congress president Saifuddin Soz has demanded a rail link for Poonch and Rajouri districts.Addressing a rally here, Soz said that he ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Soon, ‘magic pill’ that will allow people to live beyond 100


May 11th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 11 (ANI): Scientists are developing a new pill, which, if taken at 40, could boost a person's chances of living longer.Prof Nir Barzilai, director of the Institute of Ageing at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

SC Cruise Liner Returns: Has Third Straight Illness Outbreak


March 19th, 2010 - 2:17 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For the third straight time, a cruise liner leaving out from South Carolina has returned with a ship full of sick people. The norovirus has struck again, this ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Rubbing shoulders with naked strangers at NYC museum causes discomfort


March 15th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 15 (ANI): A new exhibit in New York is causing discomfort among some visitors by bringing them too close to nude performers.At the 'Marina Abramovic: The Artist is ... Read more...

Posted in World |

NATO accused of ‘covering up’ night raid that killed two pregnant women


March 13th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 13 (ANI): NATO forces reportedly tried to "cover up" a night raid conducted in Afghanistan's Paktia province which killed two pregnant women, a teenage girl and two local officials.In a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Virginia Naked Trial: Man convicted of indecent exposure


December 21st, 2009 - 12:16 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Virginia, Dec 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In the Virginia Naked Trial, Erick Williamson was convicted of indecent exposure. The twenty-nine year old was naked at his home when a mother and her 7-year-old ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

LiLo dons see-through fishnet body stocking for sexy photoshoot


December 20th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 20 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan left nothing to imagination in a new photo-shoot in which she wore a sexy see-through fishnet body stocking.In a particular pic the actress poses in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Senate Finance Committee clears Healthcare overhaul bill


October 14th, 2009 - 2:37 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Senate Finance Committee voted (14-9) for a sweeping overhaul of the Healthcare Bill. This is the first step in greatly transforming the Health care bill.All the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Girl wanted in Lohan burglary case surrenders


September 28th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 28 (ANI): A teenage girl, who was wanted for questioning in connection with a burglary at the Los Angeles home of Mean Girls star Lindsay Lohan, has reportedly given ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Coldplay constantly watch audiences during gigs to refine song lists


September 19th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 19 (ANI): English alternative rock band Coldplay constantly watch their audiences during concerts so that they can figure out which songs they are enjoying, and eventually refine their set ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

MJ hoax video a German company’s experiment


September 2nd, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 2 (ANI): A German company has admitted that its video showing Michael Jackson alive was a hoax created only to experiment on online conspiracy theories.German TV company RTL had ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

The Bible’s ‘bad side’ - sexism, genocide


September 1st, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 1 (ANI): Readers of a Christian website have identified biblical verses purportedly backing sexism, genocide and the slaughter of sorceresses as the holy book's least endearing parts.The survey lists the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Barriers in emergency exits can boost evacuation rates


August 25th, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): Putting an obstacle in emergency exits can make people evacuate a building more quickly, according to a study.In the study, physicists timed a crowd of 50 women as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Michael J. Fox was once mistaken for a drug addict


April 6th, 2009 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 6 (ANI): Michael J. Fox was once mistaken for a drug addict because of the symptoms of his Parkinson's disease.The actor, who has battled Parkinson's since 1991, suffers some side-effects ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Fox mistaken for drug addict


April 6th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Actor Michael J. Fox was mistaken for a drug addict because of the symptoms of his Parkinson's disease. Fox suffers some side effects caused by the medication and a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

UK Parliament PCs infected with Conficker virus


March 27th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.27 (ANI): The IT system in the British Parliament has become infected with the Conficker computer virus, The Telegraph reports.The worm virus, which has affected more than 15 million computers around ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama bumps his head while boarding Marine One


February 10th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.10 (ANI): President Barack Obama is reported to have bumped his head while boarding the presidential helicopter, Marine One. A news report said that he apparently "misjudged the doorway and banged ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian nabbed with dope-in-soap at Malaysian airport


February 1st, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Butterworth (Malaysia), Feb 1 (IANS) An Indian has been arrested by Malaysian Customs officials after they found contraband in the soap bars he was carrying, media reports said Sunday.Customs officials believe they ... Read more...

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