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Japan island one of world’s ‘weirdest’ places


July 24th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Some 3,000 residents in Japan's Miyake-jima island must carry gas masks with them at all times as the mountains there constantly emit sulfuric gas, The Telegraph ... Read more...

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Bengal teenager who fell into well brought out dead


June 25th, 2012 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) A teenage boy who fell into an open 30-feet-deep well in West Bengal's Howrah district Sunday noon was brought out dead early Monday following ten-and-a-half hour ... Read more...

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Teenager falls into Bengal well (Lead)


June 24th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) Nearly six hours after a teenaged boy Sunday fell into a 30-feet-deep well in West Bengal's Howrah district, around the same time when a four-year-old girl's ... Read more...

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Researchers create antidote to deadly bio-attacks


April 20th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, April 20 (IANS) Researchers seem to have found a way to protect against deadly chemical attacks, such as Tokyo subway sarin incident, that left 13 people dead and ... Read more...

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Formalim leak forces evacuation of hospital


March 27th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 27 (IANS) Fire services personnel were forced to evacuate the entire forensic science department at Goa's only Medical College after nearly 5,000 litres of formalin leaked from the ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda stockpiling chemical weapons: US official


September 9th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS/AKI) The ouster of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has given an opportunity to Al Qaeda and other militant outfits to stockpile large amounts of weapons, including ... Read more...

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Osama raid: Dog with metal teeth was in US team


May 11th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) A dog that accompanied US commandos on the mission to kill Osama bin Laden inside Pakistan had surgically-attached metal teeth strong enough to bite into a ... Read more...

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Israeli report says Gaza flotilla assault was legal


January 24th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by BNO News
JERUSALEM (BNO NEWS) -- The Turkel Commission, which investigated the flotilla incident, has concluded that Israel was entitled under international law to board the Mavi Marmara, according to a document released before ... Read more...

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11 taken ill after cylinder bursts in Kolkata ice-making factory


December 31st, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 31 (IANS) Eleven workers fell ill after inhaling toxic ammonia gas that leaked following a cylinder burst in an ice-making factory at Barrackpore in North 24 Parganas district in West ... Read more...

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Swedish royals in fresh scandal after Nazi past of Queen’s father revealed


December 2nd, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2 (ANI): Weeks after revelations of the King's secret affair with a pop singer, the Sweden royal family has been thrown into fresh turmoil over the Nazi past of the ... Read more...

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Carmen Electra’s girl-on-girl kiss steams up fiance’s music video


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 22 (ANI): Former Baywatch babe Carmen Electra has set the screen on fire with a new raunchy video which has a steamy girl-on-girl kiss.Electra appears in a risque video clip ... Read more...

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WWII offers solution for eliminating body odour


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): A secret ingredient used during the World War II period could be the solution for eliminating body odour.As a key component of gas masks, it has taken on ... Read more...

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Violent clashes mar start of Toronto G-20 Summit


June 27th, 2010 - 5:11 am ICT by ANI
Toronto, June 27 (ANI): An estimated 10,000 demonstrators clashed with Toronto Police and other law enforcement authorities on Saturday, a day before the commencement of the fourth Group of Twenty (G-20) Summit, ... Read more...

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7 extremists sneak into Gujranwala, may target Chinese nationals


April 21st, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.21 (ANI): Pakistan intelligence agencies have warned concerned departments that about six to seven militants having links with the Al-Qaeda have sneaked into Gujranwala to target foreign nationals, especially Chinese citizens ... Read more...

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Spielberg not paranoid about idea thefts


March 31st, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) A representative for Steven Spielberg has dismissed allegations that the filmmaker is so terrified of his movie ideas leaking to rivals that he imposes bizarre security measures on ... Read more...

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‘French soldiers used as nuclear guinea pigs’


February 16th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Feb 16 (DPA) The French military used soldiers to test the effects of nuclear radiation on humans during an atom bomb test in the 1960s, the daily Le Parisien reported Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Punjab now has its own SWAT


December 1st, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 1 (IANS) The inspiration may have been from the United States but the Punjab police now has its own SWAT -- special weapons and tactics -- teams to be the ... Read more...

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Gas-mask bra designers win Ig Nobel prize


October 2nd, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 02 (ANI): The designers of a bra that turns into gas masks have received the 2009 Ig Nobel prize organized by the magazine Annals of Improbable Research.The undergarment can be ... Read more...

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Police disperse protestors with tear gas in Pittsburgh


September 25th, 2009 - 5:27 am ICT by IANS
Pittsburgh, Sep 25 (DPA) Police in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Thursday used tear gas to disperse dozens of demonstrators gathered to protest the Group of 20 summit, media reports said. Nearly 500 marchers, carrying anti-capitalist ... Read more...

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Heavily armed police, troops deployed at Thai airports (Lead)


November 28th, 2008 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Nov 28 (Xinhua) The Thai government, besieged by massive protests demanding its resignation, deployed heavily armed police contingents Friday evening at Suvarnahbhumi International Airport taken over by protesters.Armoured military vehicles were ... Read more...

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Troops geared to face LTTE gas attacks: army


September 18th, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 18 (IANS) The Sri Lankan Army "is fully equipped and well geared to face any unacceptable chemical or gas attacks of the enemy", the army headquarters said.The army statement has ... Read more...

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After dungeon dad, a trailer dad who held family captive for three years


August 14th, 2008 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 14 (ANI): An American man held his wife and four children captive in a filthy trailer for three years.Raymond Thurmond, from Georgia has been arrested for keeping his family ... Read more...

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