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Sharjah skyscraper catches fire

April 28th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, April 28 (IANS/WAM) A 40-storey residential building in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Saturday caught fire, but there were no casualties.Civil defence personnel managed to contain the ... Read more...

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Defense Team Lawyer compares Amanda Knox to Jessica rabbit

September 27th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Perugia, Sept 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the defense team lawyers trying to overturn the conviction of American student Amanda Knox has told the Italian court that his client is like Jessica ... Read more...

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16 police officers detained in mass graves case in northern Mexico

April 15th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Mexico's Attorney General Marisela Morales on Thursday announced that 16 police officers were detained on Wednesday for their involvement with the mass graves where 126 bodies were ... Read more...

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13 more bodies found in mass graves in northern Mexico

April 8th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by BNO News
TAMAULIPAS, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- Mexican authorities on Fridya announced that 13 more bodies were located in mass graves in Tamaulipas state, northeastern Mexico.According to El Universal newspaper, the new discovery was ... Read more...

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Report detailing sexual assault claims against Assange leaked online

February 5th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): Days before a hearing in the court to decide whether WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should be extradited to Sweden, a confidential police report detailing sexual assault allegations against ... Read more...

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Breakthrough: Culprit’s DNA can be used to predict probable hair colour

January 4th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): Scientists have found that DNA extracted from a person's blood, sperm, saliva or other biological materials can be used to predict people's probable hair colour.The approach allows them ... Read more...

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Test can tell suspect’s age from blood drop

November 23rd, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) A crime-busting test that can reveal the age of a suspect from a drop of blood has been devised by scientists.Detectives using the test can narrow someone's ... Read more...

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Secrets of 2,500-year-old mummy revealed

September 11th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 11 (ANI): Forensic artists have created an extraordinary image of the face of a 2,500-year-old Egyptian mummy, which was unveiled at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.In an unusual collaboration, artists ... Read more...

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New York judge slapped with child porn charges

August 29th, 2010 - 8:19 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 29 (IANS) A former Manhattan criminal court judge is being probed after child porn images were found in his office computer, a media report said. Pictures of naked teenage girls ... Read more...

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New 360-degree video surveillance system shows perfectly detailed images

June 8th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Video surveillance cameras are indispensable to enforcement officers - canvassing a crowd for criminal activity, or trying to pick out a fleeing suspect who blends into a throng ... Read more...

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Mad Cobra Shot In Shoulder, Doctors Calls It Serious

May 12th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri St. Catherine, May 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Dancehall" star Mad Cobra took a bullet in his shoulder and ended up bleeding in the Spanish Town Hospital. The hospital authorities told the ... Read more...

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Indian toddler Gurshan Singh’s father has no idea about his tragic death

March 6th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 6(ANI): Murdered three-year-old Indian boy Gurshan Singh's father has said that he has no idea what happened to his son.Gurshan's body was found near Melbourne Airport on Thursday night, about ... Read more...

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DNA collection from dirty samples now possible

August 11th, 2009 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Aug 11 (IANS) Extracting DNA from very small or heavily contaminated samples won't be a difficult task any more, according to the latest research. Canadian researchers at the University of British Columbia ... Read more...

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DNA tests on bones confirm Steve Fossetts death

November 4th, 2008 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 4 (ANI): US investigators have confirmed that the bone fragments found near a California plane crash site are that of US millionaire Steve Fossett.Sheriff John Anderson said that the ... Read more...

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Bone fragment may not be enough to identify Steve Fossett

October 6th, 2008 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 5 (ANI): A bone fragment possibly belonging to missing air-adventurer Steve Fossett may not identify the aviator.The two-and-a-half-inch long fragment, allegedly human, was found amidst the wreckage of Fossetts ... Read more...

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