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Asian brothers convicted of grooming schoolgirls for sex


August 9th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Two Asian-origin brothers have been found guilty by a British court of grooming teenaged schoolgirls for sex and selling them as prostitutes.Ahdel Ali, 24, groomed a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

7,563 rapes in Jharkhand in 10 years: Report


April 13th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 13 (IANS) As many as 7,563 rape cases were reported in Jharkhand during the ten-year period since the formation of the state in November 2000, a local NGO ... Read more...

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Bihar to involve youths to fight kala azar


April 10th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 10 (IANS) Bihar has decided to involve village youths to help fight kala azar, a disease transmitted by the sand fly that killed over 70 people last year."The ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Mobile phones hackers’ main target


April 6th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 6 (IANS) Mobile phones will be hackers' main target in the future, according to a network security report.About 7.12 million Internet-capable smartphones were infected with malicious programmes in ... Read more...

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Second round of Ranji Trophy promises to be competitive


November 9th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) The second round of Ranji Trophy ties will begin Thursday and teams will be looking to come out of their comfort zones and score ... Read more...

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Barking dogs attract leopards from wild


October 10th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 10 (IANS) The elusive, shy leopard avoids humans but has a special affinity for dogs. The reason? The dog is an easy prey and the feline relishes its ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

NRI woman threatens to sue Punjab Police


June 20th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 20 (IANS) A France-based non-resident Indian (NRI) woman Monday threatened to move court against Punjab Police for allegedly implicating her in a false case.Ludhiana based Joginder Kaur Sandhu, ... Read more...

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Rajasthan plans tiger corridor, connecting reserves


April 18th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 18 (IANS) The Rajasthan government has planned a corridor connecting six wildlife sanctuaries for the safety of tigers straying out of their territory, an official said Monday. Under ... Read more...

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‘Scared’ Musharraf dumps plan to return to Pakistan


April 10th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 10(ANI): Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has abandoned his plans of returning to Pakistan from self-exile in Britain after the Pakistani military leadership refused to provide him extra security ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

VLCC trips on weight loss, asked to pay Rs.50,000


March 11th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, March 11 (IANS) A man signed up for a slimming programme with well-known fitness chain Vandana Luthra Curls & Curves (VLCC) to shed 30 kg weight and paid more ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

CIA mulls targeting Pak envoys abroad as reprisal against Davis’ continued detention


February 25th, 2011 - 10:47 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25(ANI): The Central Intelligence Agency is contemplating trapping or targeting Pakistan nationals serving as diplomats abroad in retaliation against double-murder accused US diplomat Raymond Davis' continued detention in a Lahore ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

8 in 10 web browsers vulnerable to hackers, criminals


February 19th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): A research has found that as many as 8 in 10 web browsers are vulnerable to hackers and criminals because they are not kept up-to-date.The vast majority of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Naxalism is an obstacle to country’s growth, says Manmohan Singh


December 24th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Friday called for bringing an end to the Naxal problem in order to sustain the growth rate of 10-11% ... Read more...

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‘Drug syndicates using Facebook to recruit young Malaysian women as smugglers’


December 2nd, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 2(ANI): Malaysian Deputy Foreign Minister Richard Riot Jaem has said that young Malaysian women using social networking website Facebook were being lured by international drug syndicates with promises ... Read more...

Posted in World |

In Sabarimala, donkey can hope for better times


November 5th, 2010 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 5 (IANS) Thanks to the judiciary, donkeys which ferry tonnes of foodstuff to the hill shrine at Sabarimala in Kerala, often falling ill and becoming prey to wild ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Assam Governor Patnaik appeals against practice of trapping birds in Jatinga


November 2nd, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by ANI
Jatinga (Assam), Nov 2 (ANI): Assam Governor J B Patnaik on Tuesday appealed to the locals of Jatinga village, which is famous for the mysterious phenomenon of birds committing suicide at a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Dutch girls groomed, forced into prostitution by ‘Loverboy’ pimps


August 13th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 13 (ANI): A charity has claimed that thousands of young Dutch girls are being groomed on social networking sites and forced into prostitution by pimps dubbed "Loverboys".The youngsters are bombarded ... Read more...

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Action needed against illegal non-banking firms: RBI


July 15th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, July 15 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has suggested that state governments crack down on unauthorised non-banking firms collecting deposits from people. It also asked people not to deposit ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Happy Marriages Related To Genes, Say Scientists


May 19th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sweden, May 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) What does it take to make a marriage happy? Why do some men and women cheat on their spouses? These are some of the questions ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi to hold rally in Mirzapur


May 18th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 18 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi is to hold a rally in Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur district and is likely to speak on the exploitation of tribals and illegal ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Star plus cannot afford my hubby-Shilpa Shetty


April 21st, 2010 - 11:26 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Shilpa Shetty-Kundra is never known to be a diplomat. Throw a tricky question at her and she's bound to come up with a gaffe. Perhaps, that explains ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Night jobs may have exposed Indians to attacks in Australia’


March 29th, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 29 (IANS) Attacks on Indian students in Australia could be a result of night jobs and rough neighbourhoods they live in, an external affairs ministry official said Monday. Navneet Suri, ... Read more...

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‘Bruised’ Hauritz itching to get even with ‘brutal’ Gayle


February 11th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 11 (ANI): Australian spinner Nathan Hauritz, who was smashed around the WACA by West Indies captain Chris Gayle in the Perth Test in December, believes that he will get another ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ancient croc kin likely food for largest ever snake


February 3rd, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) A 60-million-year-old croc kin was a likely food source for Titanoboa, the largest snake the world has ever known. Working with scientists from the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in ... Read more...

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World’s largest snake feasted on ancient croc relative 60 mln yrs ago


February 3rd, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 3 (ANI): In a new research, a team of paleontologists has found that the likely food source for Titanoboa, the largest snake the world has ever known, was a 60-million-year-old ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

My wife found me an easy prey for a book, says Om Puri


January 21st, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Jaipur, Jan 21 (IANS) Guess, why did Nandita Puri write her husband Om Puri's biography - "An Unlikely Hero - Om Puri"? According to the actor, "she found me ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

NWFP, FATA prisons becoming fertile breeding ground for creating jihadis


January 2nd, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Jan.2 (ANI) : Prisons and detention centres across the North West Frontier Province (NWFP) and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) have become a breeding ground for the terrorists as ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Briton facing execution in China had pop star delusion, says brother


December 23rd, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 23 (ANI): The family of Akmal Shaikh, who is facing execution in China for trafficking drugs, has claimed that the British man was duped into smuggling heroin by gang ... Read more...

Posted in World |

VHP launching helpline for Hindu pilgrims


December 21st, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 21 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) is to start a toll-free helpline service in India for Hindu pilgrims and tourists to help them in booking low-cost accomodation, hiring vehicles ... Read more...

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Foreign currency counterfeiters in the dock


December 10th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Dec 10 (IANS) A Nigerian gang of foreign currency counterfeiters seeking to target gullible non-resident Gujaratis (NRGs) has ended up in the hands of the police. A 35-year-old Nigerian, James Lucas, was ... Read more...

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Baby dino made tracks as it fled for its life


October 13th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 13 (ANI): Scientists have reported the discovery of the tiniest dinosaur footprints ever found, which were made by a baby dinosaur as it fled for its life.The prints were discovered ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Defies LeHoullier


September 14th, 2009 - 7:06 am ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey In an explosive performance, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. knocked out Jason LeHoullier in a match that witnessed the Chavez Jr. coming all out against his contender in Latin Fury 11.According ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Foreigners mysteriously disappear in Himachal’s valley of gods (Feature)


September 11th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Sep 11 (IANS) The picturesque Kullu valley in the Himalayas, also known as the valley of gods, attracts thousands of backpackers from abroad. But some never return ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pakistani Taliban confirm Baitullah Mehsud’s death


August 25th, 2009 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 25 (DPA) Pakistani Taliban Tuesday admitted that its top leader Baitullah Mehsud had died after being injured in a missile attack carried out by a US pilotless drone aircraft ... Read more...

Posted in World |

T-rex was a cowardly bully who picked on runts


August 25th, 2009 - 9:09 am ICT by IANS
By Ernest Gill Hamburg, Aug 25 (DPA) Forget the movie image of Tyrannosaurus rex engaged in battle with other brutes his own size. In fact, T-rex was a cowardly bully who preferred to ... Read more...

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