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Cyber crime targets 5.4 mn Australians


September 6th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Sep 6 (IANS) About 5.4 million Australians were targeted by cyber crimes, which cost the country 1.65 billion Australian dollars ($1.68 billion) in the past 12 months, according ... Read more...

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Mystery illness: nails grow out of hair follicles


August 10th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) A woman has been labelled a medical mystery after falling victim to an unidentified illness that causes nails to grow out of her hair follicles, the ... Read more...

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Chinese daily criticises US for gurdwara shooting


August 7th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) A state-run Chinese daily Tuesday criticised America for the deadly shooting at a gurdwara, saying that despite having the most advanced defence ability, "the US government ... Read more...

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Kids need counselling on networking sites: Experts


May 17th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Children addicted to social networking sites without understanding their implications are falling victim to grudges which move from cyberspace to the real world, say ... Read more...

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Mamata’s secretariat official evading arrest: CPI-M


April 20th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) West Bengal's Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday alleged that an official at Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's secretariat was not being arrested despite a non-bailable ... Read more...

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Pune Warriors stroll to 22 runs win over Punjab (Lead)


April 9th, 2012 - 1:50 am ICT by IANS
Pune, April 9 (IANS) Pune Warriors recorded their second successive victory in the Indian Premier League (IPL) beating Kings XI Punjab convincingly by 22 runs at the Subrata Roy ... Read more...

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Intestinal cells activate defence against salmonella bug


May 29th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) We may only have our own immune system to thank for protecting us silently from ravages of salmonella, a bug behind severe intestinal infections. Generally speaking, ... Read more...

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Deadly Chinese outbreaks linked to new virus


March 23rd, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) Researchers have linked the outbreak of a mysterious and deadly disease in central China, five years ago, with a previously unknown virus.At that time, a large ... Read more...

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Janet Jackson reveals some female stars eat tissue to stay slim


February 16th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): Janet Jackson has revealed that some stars eat tissue to stop hunger pangs - because of the intense pressure on famous women to look good and stay slim.In ... Read more...

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Mishal Raheja To Laagi Tujhse Lagan Permanently Following A Temporary Return


January 6th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
There is a buzz doing the rounds since last few days that Mishal Raheja, who plays the lead role of ‘Datta Bhau’ in Colors’ ‘Laagi Tujhse Lagan’, is quitting the ... Read more...

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50pc of Oz workers using Facebook, Twitter falling victim to cyber crime


December 9th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 9 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that nearly half of all Australian workers who access social network sites like Facebook and Twitter have been subjected to a cyber ... Read more...

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Walking daily can keep dementia, cancer at bay


November 16th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) Walking just 30 minutes a day could cut your risk of falling victim to nearly two dozen illnesses, including dementia and cancer, says new research.Researchers made the dramatic ... Read more...

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Rod Stewart says he’s terrified of falling ill


November 3rd, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): Rocker Rod Stewart is so 'terrified' of falling victim to his family's long history of heart problems that he has become obsessed with keeping fit."I work like a ... Read more...

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Flip-flops ‘can cause injuries’


July 30th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): Prolonged wearing of flip-flops on hard flat surfaces can cause considerable foot and leg problems, say experts.Flip flops costs the National Health Services, in the United Kingdom, around ... Read more...

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‘Inept’ Afghan Govt. would need a ‘miracle’ to restore peace in country: Report


July 13th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, July 13 (ANI): Describing President Hamid Karzai's government as 'inept', a report by an Afghan rights group has said that only a 'miracle' could lead to restoration of peace in ... Read more...

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Beware of fraudsters when booking a holiday online


July 6th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 6 (ANI): Online booking can turn your dream holiday into a nightmare, it has emerged.About 30 per cent of online bookers do not confirm the authenticity of their travel providers, ... Read more...

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1 in 10 Aussies falls victim to online theft


July 6th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 6 (ANI): A new survey has suggested that Australians are falling victim to online identity theft at an alarming rate, costing them 1.3 billion dollars over the past year.The ... Read more...

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Why CRPF keep falling victim to Maoists?


June 30th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujeet Kumar Raipur, June 30 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh Police and experts on Maoist warfare are blaming the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) for repeatedly falling victim to Maoist guerrillas.Police sources speaking on ... Read more...

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Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney Hospitalized


June 26th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Washington, June 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney was on Friday admitted to the George Washington University hospital for some tests after he visited a doctor ... Read more...

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Lax laws, sub-standard equipment make China’s mines lethal


May 10th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): A lackadaisical enforcement of mining safety laws and purchase of cheap, and substandard equipment are responsible for turning China's mines into fatal hell-holes.China faces a vicious circle, ... Read more...

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‘Honour killing’ victims make dramatic reappearance (Second Lead)


May 10th, 2010 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 9 (IANS) A couple in Uttar Pradesh declared dead by police in an "honour killing" Sunday made a dramatic reappearance, even as an incensed father threw his daughter from the ... Read more...

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Kasuri should table document supporting statement over Kashmir resolution: JUI-F chief


May 2nd, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May.2 (ANI): Rubbishing former foreign minister Khurshid Mahmood Kasuri's claims that the long pending Kashmir issue is near a solution during his reign, Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (Fazal Group) (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur ... Read more...

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Ex-FBI Agent Nada Prouty Tells Her Tale In CBS Interview


March 29th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Mar 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nada Prouty, the former FBI agent and anti-terrorism fighter appeared in her first interview with CBS's Scott Pelley, with a segment of the interview being aired ... Read more...

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Lil Rob Latest To Be Mock-Killed By Net Rumors


March 21st, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Mar 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Yet another celebrity has been killed by the rumormongers who breed profusely on the internet. Every other day, there is a rumor circulating of some celebrity ... Read more...

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26/11 victims’ families go to apex court over hotel security


January 8th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Four Mumbaikars who lost their family members in 26/11 have approached the Supreme Court seeking direction for enactment of laws for adequate security measures in luxury hotels ... Read more...

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Gwyneth Paltrow involved in minor car crash


January 8th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow was involved in a minor crash on an icy London street yesterday.According to Just Jared, the 'Shakespeare in Love' star was driving through the ... Read more...

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Seven out of 10 Brits want their army out of Afghanistan


November 15th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 15 (ANI): Seven out of 10 British want the UK forces out of Afghanistan within a year, a new poll has found.According to a poll conducted by ComRes for ... Read more...

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World’s most over-rated tourist sites


September 21st, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, September 21 (ANI): A book, titled, "The Road Less Travelled: 1,000 Amazing Places Off the Tourist Trail", has outlined the world's most over-rated tourist sites.According to a report carried out in ... Read more...

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Upcoming festivities, swine flu worry Gujarat government


August 31st, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 31 (IANS) An upcoming festive season and the increasing number of swine flu cases in Gujarat have the state government worried over the way to control the spread of the ... Read more...

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Jinnah, a bugbear for the Bharatiya Janata Party?


August 19th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) For the second time in five years, Pakistan founder Mohammed Ali Jinnah has come to haunt the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the party which espouses the ... Read more...

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When Will Smith punched Charlize Theron in the face


May 13th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): Charlize Theron was punched in the face by Will smith the very first time they worked together.The duo starred together in 2000's 'The Legend of Bagger ... Read more...

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Summers bring a variety of therapeutic drinks on Amritsar roads


May 11th, 2009 - 10:32 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, May 10 (ANI): Even though summers make life difficult people in Punjab want to move out.To cater to them, the stalls along the roadside offer a variety ... Read more...

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Azarenka wins, Safina set to enjoy life at the top


April 28th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Stuttgart (Germany), April 28 (DPA) Victoria Azarenka won the first women's tennis indoor clay court match on the WTA Tour while new world No.1 Dinara Safina enjoyed a birthday cake. The fourth-seeded ... Read more...

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Fiji Indian politician targeted as election is stalled


March 16th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Suva (Fiji), Mar.16 (ANI): A pro-democracy Fiji Indian politician Attar Singh had rocks thrown at his house and cars at the weekend. According to a New Zealand Press Association report, politically ... Read more...

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Zardaris foreign visits cost whopping 157.257 millions to Pak exchequer


March 13th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar. 13 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardaris nine foreign visits since September 2008 have cost a whopping 157.257 million rupees to the national exchequer, the National Assembly (NA) was ... Read more...

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