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Four women kidnapped from rescue home in Hyderabad


September 1st, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 1 (IANS) Unidentified men attacked a rescue home and kidnapped four trafficked women at Ramanthapur area here early Saturday, police said.A group of eight men barged into 'Ujjawala' ... Read more...

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US woman has collection of 16,400 shoes!


August 29th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) A woman in California has amassed a staggering 16,400 pieces of shoes and shoe-shaped objects, beating her own world record for the largest such collection.Darlene Flynn, ... Read more...

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Punjab orders discarded furniture’s removal from secretariat


August 24th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 24 (IANS) The corridors of power in the Punjab civil secretariat would soon be decluttered.The Punjab government Friday issued orders to remove discarded furniture lying in the ... Read more...

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Man, dumped by wife, saws up furniture in half


July 25th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A 56-year-old Briton, who was dumped by his wife last year, took "revenge" by sawing up the couple's furniture and claimed half of all items, including ... Read more...

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Pickpocketing on rise, killing on decline in Britain


July 20th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Britain is witnessing a rise in pickpocketing and stealing incidents whereas killings have fallen to a 30-year-low, The Sun reported Friday.According to the Crime Survey for ... Read more...

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Elderly woman trapped under her heavy dresser for 4 days


June 18th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oregon, June 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An elderly resident of Oregon has been found alive after spending four days trapped under her dresser. Local law enforcement authorities claim that 67-year-old Virginia Cartier was ... Read more...

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Fire damages British-era building in Assam


June 10th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 10 (IANS) A devastating fire Sunday morning partially damaged a historical building dating back to the British era in Upper Assam's Jorhat town.The building, built in 1852, was ... Read more...

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Fire in finance ministry office in Delhi (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) A minor fire, suspected to have been caused by an electrical short-circuit, broke out in two rooms of the finance ministry office at North Block ... Read more...

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Fire in finance ministry office, no casualties


June 7th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) A fire broke out in two rooms of the finance ministry office at North Block here early Thursday. While no casualties have been reported, office ... Read more...

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Nearly 50 mafia men held in Italy


June 7th, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Rome, June 6 (IANS/AKI) Italian police Wednesday arrested 47 mafia suspects and seized millions of euros worth of assets in a major operation in the southern city of Naples.The suspects ... Read more...

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Biman Bose mocks Mamata’s plan of law against vandalism


June 1st, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 1 (IANS) West Bengal Left Front Chairman Biman Bose Friday mocked Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's idea of enacting legislation to penalise political parties indulging in vandalism and ... Read more...

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Kravitz turns designer


May 30th, 2012 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 30 (IANS) Singer Lenny Kravitz has put his design instincts together to create a range of shoes for footwear brand TOMS.The "Hunger Games" actor was pushed by ... Read more...

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Toying with ponies — some horse sense this!


May 18th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lodnon, May 18 (IANS) A woman in a British town has splurged a whopping 20,000 pounds (around $31,600) to raise a collection of toy ponies over the last eight years. ... Read more...

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Teenaged hacker jailed in China


May 4th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 4 (IANS) A court in China's Shanghai city has jailed a teenager for two years for hacking two Japanese shopping web sites and stealing over 6,000 pieces of ... Read more...

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Denied vehicle licence, man takes four hostages in London (Lead)


April 27th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) A man in London, reported to be "angry" at not getting a heavy goods vehicle licence, Friday walked into a building strapped with gasoline cylinders, took ... Read more...

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Four people taken hostage in London


April 27th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) At least four people were reportedly taken hostage Friday in a central London area, following which snipers, explosive experts and a police negotiator reached the spot ... Read more...

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Sleep boosts happy thoughts


April 5th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) A good night's sleep boosts our positive memories, according to a study.Researchers split 70 young adults into two groups - one that got to sleep ... Read more...

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Aniston - a sugar mommy!


March 25th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 25 (IANS) Jennifer Aniston has loosened her purse strings to shower gifts on her boyfriend Justin Theroux, 40. The actress has reportedly spent over $500,000 on ... Read more...

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Paltrow obsession for bees


March 16th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow admits she loves small black and yellow bees and that she has even undergone bee venom therapy to help rid her of ... Read more...

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Odisha peon found with Rs.70 lakh illegal property


March 15th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 15 (IANS) Searches at the homes and offices of a peon and his family in Odisha have revealed that he had amassed property worth over Rs.70 lakh, an ... Read more...

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Houston leaves fortune for daughter


March 8th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 8 (IANS) Late singer Whitney Houston has left all of her fortune for daughter Bobbi Kristina and it will be placed in trust until she turns 21. The ... Read more...

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US manufacturing sector slows pace


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) The US manufacturing sector continued to expand last month but eased pace on waning new orders and higher prices of raw materials, a survey revealed.The US ... Read more...

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US manufacturing sector slows pace in February


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Washigton, March 1 (IANS) The US manufacturing sector continued to expand last month but eased pace on waning new orders and higher prices of raw materials.The US Institute of Supply ... Read more...

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Sofa King advert banned by UK Advt Standards Agency


March 1st, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The UK Advertising Standards Agency has banned the “Sofa King” advert in the country. The ad watchdog ruled that the ad which uses the slogan, ... Read more...

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Australian manufacturing expansion continues in February


March 1st, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 1 (IANS) Australian manufacturing activity continued to expand in February, a survey showed Thursday.The survey was released by the Australian Industry Group (Ai Group).The Australian Industry Group/PriceWaterhouseCoopers ... Read more...

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Jon Hamm worked in porn industry


February 21st, 2012 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (IANS) Actor Jon Hamm says he took on several different jobs including adult movies as he struggled to land acting work.The 40-year-old, who is best known for ... Read more...

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Squatter Kenneth Robinson vacates his $16 home


February 7th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Flower Mound, Feb 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Squatter Kenneth Robinson’s luck ran out on Monday when he had to vacate his upscale house which was worth more than $300,000. The history is that ... Read more...

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80-year-old school in Pakistan lacks furniture


February 5th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 5 (IANS) A school in Pakistan does not have any furniture, even though it was started over 80 years ago -- before the country was born.The Government ... Read more...

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Shiv Sainiks storm Times Of India office (Lead)


January 28th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) More than 50 angry Shiv Sena activists Saturday afternoon stormed into the Times Of India building here and damaged furniture and fittings in the reception areas ... Read more...

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China’s retail sales up in December


January 17th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 17 (IANS) China's retail sales rose by 18.1 percent year-on-year in December 2011, up from 17.3 percent growth in November, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Tuesday.Retail ... Read more...

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US embassy warehouse in Islamabad sealed


October 1st, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 1 (IANS) A US embassy warehouse was sealed as it was built without taking approval, a Pakistani media report said Saturday."It was a warehouse of the US embassy ... Read more...

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Fire in Uttar Pradesh hotel, no casualty


September 29th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Meerut, Sep 29 (IANS) Goods worth several lakhs were gutted in a fire that broke out in a hotel in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut city Thursday, triggering panic in a busy ... Read more...

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Goof up by IMD?


September 8th, 2011 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Why did the IMD get its seismic record wrong - scaling down Wednesday night's quake intensity to 4.2 Richter from its initial 6.6?When the quake ... Read more...

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Libyan diplomats tried to sell London assets


August 12th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Libyan embassy staff in London, who were expelled by Britain, tried to sell assets worth more than 100 million pounds to finance their leader Muammar Gaddafi's ... Read more...

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Medical equipment worth crores not used in CWG: CAG


August 5th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Pointing at yet another irregularity in the Commonwealth Games, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report said that medical equipment worth crores which were procured ... Read more...

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