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Stevie Wonder files for divorce from second wife


August 5th, 2012 - 5:21 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 5 (IANS) Singer Stevie Wonder has filed divorce papers to officially split from his second wife Kai Millard Morris after 11 years of married life.The 62-year-old has ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh to give foodgrain via biometric cards


July 5th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 5 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh will computerise the public distribution system and issue biometric smart cards to its residents, an official said Thursday.Chief Secretary Javed Usmani said foodgrain would ... Read more...

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Bihar to computerise jails


June 28th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 28 (IANS) Bihar has roped in the National Informatics Centre(NIC) to develop a software to computerise all prisons."NIC is developing a software for the computerization of prisons and ... Read more...

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IFC invests $2.7 million in ATM maker Vortex Engineering


June 25th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 25 (IANS) The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, Monday announced it is investing $2.7 million as equity in the city-based low-cost ATM ... Read more...

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Karadzic denies genocide charges in Bosnia


June 12th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, June 12 (IANS/AKI) Wartime Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic has denied that forces under his command committed genocide in Bosnia. He demanded an acquittal, claiming prosecutors had failed ... Read more...

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CBI presents witnesses against Talwars (Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 8 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) presented three witnesses Friday in the Aarushi-Hemraj double murder case.They included an executive engineer of the Uttar Pradesh Power Corp ... Read more...

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CBI produces witnesses against Talwars


June 8th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 8 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) produced three witnesses Friday in the Aarushi-Hemraj double murder case.They included an executive engineer of the Uttar Pradesh Power Corp ... Read more...

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Chinese passports to have electronic chip


May 4th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 4 (IANS) China will soon start issuing a new type of passport that will contain an electronic chip to record the passport holder's personal information.According to the ministry ... Read more...

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Chinese face trial over Turkey relic


March 28th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 28 (IANS) Three Chinese tourists who bought a piece of stone from a vendor in Turkey are set to go on trial there, accused of smuggling cultural relics.Robin ... Read more...

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New polymer can reproduce smooth, rough textures


March 16th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 16 (IANS) Perhaps inspired by a chameleon's changing colours, engineers have developed a polymer that reproduces rough, smooth textures as and when required."By changing the voltage applied to ... 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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Fingerprints confirm that Kenyan fugitive is none other than Samantha Lewthwaite


March 6th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Nairobi, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kenyan officials have confirmed that 7/7 widow Samantha Lewthwaite, wanted for her role in the 2005 bombings in the United Kingdom, has indeed entered the country. Samantha ... Read more...

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Armed robbers who targeted brothels arrested


February 29th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 29 (IANS/EFE) Spanish police arrested 11 people, two of them minors, as suspects in several brothel robberies in the capital.The arrested people, all of them Latin Americans, pretended ... Read more...

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Wean from Iranian crude, US tells India, Pakistan (Lead)


February 18th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) Washington has said it was talking to India, Pakistan, Russia, and China about what they can do to "wean themselves" from Iranian crude as the US ... Read more...

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US asking India to ‘wean’ from Iranian crude


February 18th, 2012 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) As the US imposed new sanctions against Iran, Washington said it was talking to India, Pakistan, Russia, and China about what they can do, particularly to ... Read more...

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US woman’s body found 30 feet up a tree in Australia


February 14th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 14 (IANS) A 22-year-old American woman's decomposed body has been found 30 feet from the ground on a tree in Australia, a media report here said Tuesday.The body ... Read more...

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Male mice sing to attract females


January 27th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) Male mice are able to sing melodic tunes to attract female partners, a study has said.The tunes are sung at ultrasonic range beyond human hearing, and ... Read more...

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Bangladesh to have sophisticated crime database


December 16th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 16 (IANS) The Bangladesh government is working on a highly-sophisticated criminal database, the first of its kind in the country, that will recognise 150 particulars of a criminal ... Read more...

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Expert calls for ‘responsible design’


December 11th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) With increasing commodisation, it has become necessary for businesses to think of an entire product eco-system instead of a product alone, says an expert.This is ... Read more...

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Two Argentine men with same name, identical documents


November 21st, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Nov 21 (IANS/EFE) An Argentine judge is investigating the case of two 40-year-old men who have the same first and last names, identical identity document numbers and birth ... Read more...

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Man fakes own death to get insurance payout


November 3rd, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, November 3 (IANS) A British man faked his own death to get his hands on his life insurance payout worth one million pounds, a media report said Thursday.Ecuador-born 47-year-old ... Read more...

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Identity cards in China to have fingerprints


October 30th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 30 (IANS) Citizens' identity cards in China will now feature their fingerprints to help identify people faster and more accurately - and make it difficult to create fakes.China ... Read more...

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Foreigners in Moscow may be fingerprinted


October 20th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) All foreigners employed in Moscow will have their fingerprints taken if a joint proposal by the capital's migration body and the interior ministry is adopted, ... Read more...

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Your walk can give you away


October 9th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 9 (IANS) The way you walk could give you away as accurately as fingerprints - but only if you walk without your shoes.Researchers have developed a method that ... Read more...

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Rolls-Royce unveils latest model


October 5th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 5 (IANS) Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Wednesday unveiled its latest model Ghost Extended Wheelbase in Mumbai. The Ghost Extended Wheelbase accelerates from 0-100 km/h in just five seconds. The car ... Read more...

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What can sportsmen, OCD patients have in common?


September 22nd, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) What can a patient of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and a sportsman have in common? They share a repetitive yet ritualistic behaviour which relieves anxiety and ... Read more...

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Indian Army veteran fights toughest battle in Nepal


August 14th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 14 (IANS) As India readies to celebrate its 65th Independence Day Monday, the battle however is far from being over for an Indian Army veteran, who is now ... Read more...

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Scam in Rajasthan pre-medical test for third time


July 26th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 26 (IANS) A scam in the Rajasthan pre-medical test conducted in May has come to light, for the third year in a row, with over 40 students under ... Read more...

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Convicts question police theory on Gujarat ex-minister’s killing


July 13th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 13 (IANS) The 12 people convicted for the killing of former Gujarat minister Haren Pandya Wednesday told a court that there were contradictions in the statements of ... Read more...

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One mn Indians to be enrolled per day for unique identity


June 23rd, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 23 (IANS) A whopping one million Indians will be enrolled each day by October for issuing unique identification number (UID) under the Aadhar scheme to cover about 60 ... Read more...

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Cannibal arrested in Moscow


May 17th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A man suspected to be behind the appearance of dismembered body parts across Moscow in recent weeks was arrested early Tuesday morning after half-eaten human ... Read more...

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Connect to your computer in blink of an eye


May 12th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) In movies like "Minority Report" and "Demolition Man", iris recognition opens access to top secret files. Now a New York-based biometric security company is set ... Read more...

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FAQ on ‘Aadhaar’ (To go with ‘How to get your own unique identity’)


May 8th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Some frequently asked questions answered on "Aadhaar":What is Aadhaar:A tool for social empowerment and inclusion, Aadhaar is a 12-digit number being issued to all residents ... Read more...

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How to get your own unique identity number


May 8th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) With a mammoth exercise on to issue an Aadhar number to each of India's 1.2 billion citizens and interested residents, IANS tracks the process involved ... Read more...

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Robbers break through bank wall, steal Rs.5 mn cash, gold


May 6th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 6 (IANS) Robbers carted away Rs.2.2 million in cash and gold and jewellery valued at Rs.2.8 million from a branch of state-run Vijaya Bank here early Friday after ... Read more...

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