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Human excrement found in cigarettes in Britain


September 10th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Human excrement, asbestos, mould and dead flies have been found in cigarettes being smoked regularly in Britain, the Daily Mail reported.Investigators working for the tobacco industry ... Read more...

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Thieves in Moscow replace $700,000 with fakes


December 27th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A total of 22 million rubles (over $700,000) have been stolen from a bank in northern Moscow and replaced with fake bank notes, a police ... Read more...

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China shuts down 829 websites, online stores selling fakes


July 15th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 15 (IANS) China has shut down 829 websites and online stores involved in selling counterfeit goods, authorities said Friday.By the end of May, China had investigated 628 cases ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to launch Unique Identification Numbers today


September 29th, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh will launch the issue of Unique Identification Numbers (Aadhaar) nationally by distributing the first set of numbers among the villagers in ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh, Sonia Gandhi to launch Unique Identification Numbers on Sept. 29


September 27th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 27 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, and Congress President Sonia Gandhi will launch the issue of Unique Identification Numbers (Aadhaar) nationally by distributing the first set ... Read more...

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Maharashtra’s Nandurbar to get first of unique identity numbers


September 27th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) India starts giving unique identity number to each of its one billion-plus citizens Wednesday when under the ambitious project the first set of numbers is distributed ... Read more...

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Osama Bin Laden Facebook Page With 1000 Fans Shut Down


April 19th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Facebook account whose profile was supposed to be that of Osama Bin Laden, the Al Qaeda terrorist, attracted over 1000 fans. It was covered with postings ... Read more...

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Osama bin Laden’s Facebook account disabled


April 17th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 17(ANI): Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's profile on social networking website Facebook has been shut down, after a security expert raised the issue with the website's U.S. owners.According to ... Read more...

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Computer method ‘distinguishes artistic fakes and imitations’


January 5th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 05 (ANI): Researchers have developed a new technique, known as "sparse coding", to differentiate artistic fakes from real ones.It involves building a virtual library of an artist's works and breaking ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Leona Lewis refuses to open clothing line’s sale over fur use


September 7th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 7 (ANI): 'X Factor' winner Leona Lewis recently refused to open a clothing line's sale, as they use fur in their items.The singer believes if she had opened the ... Read more...

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Chandigarh police seize fake currency worth Rs four lakh


August 3rd, 2009 - 12:01 am ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Aug 2(ANI): Chandigarh police on Sunday arrested a woman in possession of counterfeit currency worth Rs four lakh in Punjab.Police detained Savinder Kaur, who is suspected to be an ISI ... Read more...

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Fakes from India mar Nepal’s once-thriving rudraksha trade


July 21st, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 21 (IANS) Once the world's only Hindu kingdom, Nepal used to be famous for its rudrakshas, the berry that is believed to have supernatural powers and is used ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Is Hitler ’self-portrait’ fake?


May 10th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 10 (ANI): A self-portrait by Adolf Hitler, which sold at an auction for 10,000 pounds - ten times its reserve price, is now being denounced as fake.When the painting, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

How auction site inadvertently spurred sale of fake antiques


May 5th, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) Online auction site eBay, which was launched more than a decade ago, had prompted fears that the site would spur plunder of genuine artefacts and antiques, but the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Did Kal Penn really die?


April 7th, 2009 - 10:08 pm ICT by GD
Dr. Lawrence Kutner, played by actor Kal Penn, dies in a shocking episode of House. The death of Dr. Kutner gets revealed when Foreman and Thirteen were sent to his house ... Read more...

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Louis Vuitton accuses Chinese firm of selling counterfeits


March 6th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, March 6 (Xinhua) A Chinese court has opened trial against a Shanghai company which French luxury firm Louis Vuitton Malletier (LV) claims had been selling fakes of its products. The court ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scammers preying on people renting homes for Obamas inauguration


January 16th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.16 (ANI): People hoping to cash in on the crowds expected to attend next weeks presidential inauguration, run the risk of falling prey to scammers A FOX News report has ... Read more...

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‘80 percent of fake goods that enter EU come from China’


March 13th, 2008 - 7:25 pm ICT by admin
Brussels, March 13 (IANS) Trade in counterfeit goods is booming in the European Union and about 80 percent of fake goods that enter its market are from China, the EU Commission president ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Eva Longoria says hubby Tony Parker fakes on-court injuries


January 23rd, 2008 - 5:40 pm ICT by admin
Washington, January 23 (ANI): Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria has revealed that her husband, basketball player Tony Parker, often fakes his on-court injuries.The actress says that she really finds it difficult to ... Read more...

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