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Suspected spy for Pakistan arrested in Tamil Nadu


September 17th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) A suspected spy, passing sensitive defence information to Pakistan's intelligence agency through its High Commission in Colombo, has been arrested in Tamil Nadu, a senior police ... Read more...

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FIR against builder, bureaucrat in Mumbai land scam


July 5th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) filed an FIR Thursday against realtor Niranjan Hiranandini and Maharashtra's Additional Chief Secretary T.C. Benjamin in a Rs.45,000 crore land scandal.In an ... Read more...

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Two held for forging MP’s letterhead


June 23rd, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Two youths have been arrested here for forging the signature and letterhead of Rajya Sabha member Karan Singh to get waiting list tickets confirmed, police ... Read more...

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Army chief visits Northern Command


May 23rd, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 23 (IANS) Ahead of his retirement this month, Indian Army Chief Gen. V.K. Singh Wednesday lauded the "selfless sacrifices" by troops, especially in Jammu and Kashmir,He said this ... Read more...

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House where JFK had affair with Monroe now on sale


April 29th, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) A hill-top house in California once owned by Frank Sinatra, where US president John F. Kennedy and Marilyn Monroe allegedly "conducted their illicit affair" is now ... Read more...

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Bangkok’s insect food: protein-rich cricket cookies, bamboo-worm pizzas (Feature with pics)


March 25th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, March 25 (IANS) These appetizers are also crispy and crunchy although the extra pairs of legs and tentacles do not make them look so yummy like your regular chicken ... Read more...

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Manipuri militant nabbed


February 16th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 16 (IANS) Police have arrested a member of the outlawed Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) from a rented house at Lachit Nagar area of Guwahati Thursday.The cadre, identified as ... Read more...

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Chanting Gayatri Mantra, lakhs throng Haridwar


November 7th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Haridwar, Nov 7 (IANS) With tens of thousands of people thronging Haridwar, the Hindu holy town has been enveloped by a sea of radiant yellow - the colour worn by ... Read more...

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Kishtwar cyber cafe owners feel the heat after arrests


September 22nd, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kishtwar (Jammu and Kashmir), Sep 22 (IANS) The arrest of three youths from Kishtwar and detention of over a dozen in connection with the email claiming responsibility for the ... Read more...

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Indian-origin entrepreneur builds wine chateau in Argentina


September 6th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mendoza (Argentina), Sep 6 (IANS) Life's a voyage for this promising entrepreneur. Meet Aziz Abdul who has come a long way from his humble background in Asia to build a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Parallel Games for disabled if Dow sponsors London Olympics’


August 8th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 8 (IANS) The Bhopal Gas tragedy survivors as well as those who support their cause worldwide have decided to protest Dow Chemicals' sponsorship of the London Olympics 2012. ... Read more...

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Don’t drag gods into your battles: Religious heads to Karnataka leaders


June 21st, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 21 (IANS) Several religious leaders in Karnataka Tuesday disapproved of Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's plan to take oath in a temple to "disprove" Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) leader H. ... Read more...

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Spare the gods, people tell Yeddyurappa, Kumaraswamy (Letter from Bangalore)


June 21st, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 21 (IANS) From outright ridicule to pleas to spare the gods, people are reacting in various ways to Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's challenge to his predecessor ... Read more...

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Nepal’s ruling left takes ‘lesson’ from Bengal rout


May 13th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 13 (IANS) Chastened by the rout of neighbouring West Bengal's communist party that had ruled the Indian state for over three decades, Nepal's ruling left alliance said ... Read more...

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Indian PM in Kabul to discuss terror, aid with Karzai (Third Lead)


May 12th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Thursday on his second trip to Kabul in six years, saying India and Afghanistan will discuss a range of ... Read more...

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Russian burns self to death over disability certificate


April 16th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 60-year-old Russian died after setting himself on fire at a hospital Friday to protest against doctors not granting him a disability certificate.The man was ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa in confessional mode, promises no more mistakes


January 27th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, Jan 27 (IANS) A contrite Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Thursday acknowledged he had made mistakes and said he would not repeat them."I have committed several mistakes. I will not commit ... Read more...

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Haqqani terror group leader’s son arrested in Pakistan


December 25th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 25 (ANI): In the wake of increasing US pressure on Islamabad to move more forcefully against Taliban networks operating on its border, Pakistan has arrested the son of ... Read more...

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Ex-ABBA member loses bankruptcy dispute with Buddhist monk


November 27th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): Ex-member of Swedish pop group ABBA, Anni-Frid Reuss, has been unsuccessful in reclaiming back 4.5 million pounds she claims to have lent to a Buddhist temple.Reuss, 65, was ... Read more...

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Police inspector jailed for raping minor


October 14th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) A police inspector, accused of raping his colleague's 16-year-old daughter, surrendered Thursday before a city court after evading arrest for over a month.N.C.H. Rangaswamy, circle inspector of Madannapet ... Read more...

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Murder ‘accused’ jailed two months before police admit mistake


September 22nd, 2010 - 3:42 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 22 (IANS) A 30-year-old man in Ghaziabad was lodged in jail since two months on charges of murder, before police admitted he was not involved in the crime. Israr Chaudhary, a ... Read more...

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Woman Maoist held in Gujarat


August 23rd, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 23 (IANS) A suspected woman Maoist was arrested in Gujarat's Surat district, police said Monday. The woman, identified as Sujatha, was arrested in Mangrol town of the district. She hails ... Read more...

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Russian pianist held in Thailand for child abuse


July 7th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 7 (DPA) Thai police arrested a well-known Russian pianist at a beach resort for alleged child abuse, before releasing him on bail, officials said Wednesday. Mikhail Pletnjow, 53, a pianist and ... Read more...

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England’s latest fast bowling sensation Finn almost became a baskeballer


June 2nd, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 2 (ANI): England's six-feet-eight inch tall bowling sensation Steven Finn, who got the man of the match award during his home Test debut at Lord's, played basketball for Hertfordshire youth, ... Read more...

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New bowling sensation Finn can help England win Ashes


June 2nd, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 2 (ANI): Six-feet-and eight inch tall bowling sensation Steven Finn, who played basketball for Hertfordshire youth, could spearhead England's attempt to win an Ashes series in Australia for the first ... Read more...

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Pakistani caught with fake Indian currency in Nepal


May 26th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 26 (IANS) Police have arrested yet another Pakistani courier smuggling fake Indian currency into Nepal using Bangladesh as a transit route to evade suspicion.Mohammad Jamil, in his 40s, ... Read more...

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Six coaxed to hang in sex games in China


April 21st, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 21 (IANS) A former pub singer in China's Hunan province is suspected of coaxing six men to hang themselves while playing sex games. Thirtyeight-year-old Zhou Youping is awaiting prosecution and facing ... Read more...

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SP MLA booked for allegedly setting woman on fire


March 18th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Maharajganj (UP), Mar 18 (ANI): A Samajwadi Party MLA has been booked for setting a woman on fire in Uttar Pradesh's Maharajganj District.According to police, MLA Sripati Azad, who represents the ... Read more...

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Mahatma Gandhi is son of Africa, says Zambian speaker


January 5th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
By T.G. Biju New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Mahatma Gandhi is the son of Africa and was also influenced by the principles of non-violence during his days spent in that continent, said ... Read more...

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Opening again: Coffee shop with topless staff in US!


November 18th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, November 18 (ANI): A coffee shop with topless female staff is set to reopen its doors in the US.The Grand View Topless Coffee Shop at Vassalboro, Maine, had been operating in ... Read more...

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Shoppers upbeat about revamping Karol Bagh, Paharganj


November 5th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Delhi shoppers are upbeat about the civic agency's plan to revamp the main markets of Karol Bagh and Paharganj, which house innumerable budget hotels and crummy guest ... Read more...

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BSP leader manipulating engineer’s murder case, says witness


October 14th, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator Shekhar Tiwari, prime accused in the 2008 murder of a Public Works Department (PWD) official in Auraiya, had tried ... Read more...

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Polanski extradition to US saga unfolds


September 29th, 2009 - 9:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Zurich, Sep 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Noted fugitive director Roman Polanski, who was arrested in Switzerland over the weekend, when he went there to collect an award, seeks release from prison and his ... Read more...

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Arrested Maoist leader frequently visited Delhi: police


September 22nd, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A day after top Maoist leader Kobad Ghandi was arrested here, police Tuesday said he was a frequent visitor to the national capital and his interrogation may ... Read more...

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Indian danseuse Shobana to stage musical in Malaysia


August 29th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 29 (IANS) Award winning Indian actress-dancer Shobana is to stage her acclaimed musical "Maya Ravan", based on the Ramayana epic, for the Malaysian audience here. The musical, which has ... Read more...

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