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Asking women what they want: A step to improve maternal health


August 22nd, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Was the labour room clean, was the medical staff polite and caring, were the mother and baby looked after properly? These are among questions proposed ... Read more...

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Ozomatli sings to kids in new disc


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 22 (IANS/EFE) Ozomatli, the band that gained international fame with its fusion of styles ranging from salsa, jazz, funk and reggae to rap, cumbia, merengue and hip ... Read more...

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Indonesia cuts sentence of over 50,000 prisoners


August 18th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Aug 18 (IANS) More than 50,000 convicts, including those sentenced for graft, murder and drug running, have been granted sentence reductions as the country celebrated Independence Day Friday, media ... Read more...

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UAE’s Fujairah pardons 45 prisoners


July 22nd, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Fujairah, July 21 (IANS/WAM) The emirate of Fujairah Saturday pardoned 45 prisoners for showing good behaviour while serving their jail terms.Fujairah ruler Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi ordered their ... Read more...

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Pakistani woman seeks son’s release from Indian jail


June 20th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) A Pakistani woman has appealed to President Asif Ali Zardari and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to help her secure the release of her son ... Read more...

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Before going to jail, Dharun Ravi apologises


May 30th, 2012 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
New Brunswick, New Jersey, May 30 (IANS) Before turning himself in Thursday to begin serving a 30-day jail term for spying on his gay roommate with a webcam, Indian-American student ... Read more...

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ICC, PCB should decide Aamer’s return: Misbah


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 3 (IANS) Pakistan cricket captain Misbah-ul-Haq has said it was for the International Cricket Council (ICC) and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to decide if fast bowler Mohammad Aamer, ... Read more...

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China lets prisoners go home for New Year


January 18th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 18 (IANS) Dozens of inmates in northwestern China will be temporarily released from jail to celebrate the upcoming Chinese New Year at home with their families as a ... Read more...

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Aid freeze no big deal: US to Pakistan (Second Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) Downplaying a US move to freeze close to $700 million in aid to Pakistan, the Obama administration sought to assure its estranged ally that the ... Read more...

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Indonesian Islamic group wants death for graft


November 15th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Nov 15 (IANS/AKI) An Islamic group in Indonesia has said people convicted for corruption must be sentenced to death, or "at the minimum have their hands cut off".Islamic Defenders ... Read more...

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UAE to release over 400 prisoners


November 4th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 3 (IANS/WAM) The rulers of Ajman, Fujairah and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have ordered the release of over 400 prisoners of various nationalities ahead ... Read more...

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Mirchpur killings: Three awarded life term


October 31st, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) A court here Monday awarded life sentences to three of the 15 people convicted for burning alive a 70-year-old man and his physically challenged daughter ... Read more...

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Rainwater tanks among I-Day sops in Himachal


August 15th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 15 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal, in a list of incentives announced on Independence Day Monday, said every household in the state would be provided ... Read more...

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UAE to release 179 more prisoners


July 28th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 27 (IANS/WAM) Two emirates of the UAE Wednesday announced the release of 179 prisoners, a day after the UAE president pardoned 676 inmates to mark the Islamic ... Read more...

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Congress, SP seeks explanation over land allotted to Bhushans in Noida


April 20th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Noida, Apr 20 (ANI): With fresh allegations being made against the Bhushans that they were allotted land by the Mayawati Government in NOIDA, Uttar Pradesh, at a fraction of the original ... Read more...

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Mallika Sherawat takes on Malaika, Katrina


April 12th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) Move over Malaika and Katrina, Mallika Sherawat is here.In what seems like an open challenge at the throne of the two hottest Bollywood item queens, ... Read more...

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Orderly Anna supporters impress cops, vendors


April 9th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) For police and onlookers alike, the energy and behaviour of people who turned up in thousands at Jantar Mantar to support activist Anna Hazare's 97-hour ... Read more...

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Charged with drunken driving, atones through social service


March 20th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) A 25-year-old man held guilty of drunken driving has been spared a jail term by a Delhi court which said "forgiveness is the best punishment" ... Read more...

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Don’t reward your kids with sweets


March 1st, 2011 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) Parents who give sweets or snacks to their children as a reward for good behaviour could set them up for a life of obesity problems.The widely-used tactic can ... Read more...

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Good deeds won’t help you evade blame


February 17th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) Great performance or good behaviour may bring respect and admiration, but they won't help us evade blame when we trip, says a new study. Participants in the study ... Read more...

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UK dad turns 3 year-old son into a ’superhero’


January 17th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): A UK dad has turned his three-year-old son into a superhero by writing a children's book.Jake McIntyre has become Super Magic Lightning Boy. And his cat, Dixie, is ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan MPs to take up yoga classes


December 11th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Dec 11 (ANI): Sri Lankan members of the parliament are to be offered yoga sessions with an intention to eliminate their high levels of stress, according to the practitioners."With peace in ... Read more...

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LiLo gets her Californian driving licence back


November 24th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan received her Californian driving license back yesterday.The troubled star had her driving ban reversed when the LA County Probation Department and officials at the Betty ... Read more...

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Mozart helping to rid Christchurch mall of violence


November 8th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Nov 08 (ANI): Mozart is helping to bring down petty crime and anti-social behaviour in a mall in Christchurch it has emerged.Mall managers have revealed that the idea to introduce speakers ... Read more...

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Mozart music helps cops combat crime


November 8th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Nov 8 (IANS) The music by 18th century classical composer Mozart has helped police combat crime in a city of New Zealand, a media report said Monday.According to newspaper The Press, ... Read more...

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Australia sacks four police officers for racist emails (Lead)


October 29th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne/New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Four police officers in Australia have been dismissed while seven officers have been fined for circulating racist emails, including one that contained footage of a man being ... Read more...

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Four Australian police officers dismissed for racist email


October 29th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 29 (IANS) Four police officers in Australia have been sacked for circulating emails that were racist and sexual in nature, said an official. One of the emails was of a ... Read more...

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Terrorist-turned-robber nabbed in Punjab


October 26th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Tarn Taran (Punjab), Oct 26 (IANS) A former Sikh terrorist who had turned robber was arrested from a village near this town, police said Tuesday.The former Khalistan Commando Force terrorist was identified ... Read more...

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Oz to take action against 15 more police officers over Indian racism scam


October 11th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 11 (ANI): After sacking four officers and demoting one, the Australian authorites are all set to take action against 15 more Victorian police officers after a hearing for circulating racist ... Read more...

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Oz swimmer D’Arcy eyeing leaving his mark, regaining respect during Delhi CWG


September 30th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 30(ANI): Australian butterfly swimmer Nick D'Arcy, who has waited two years to experience his first major Games, has said that he is hopeful of leaving a mark in the ... Read more...

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Jailed George Michael struggling to sleep properly in his cell


September 26th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 26 (ANI): Incarcerated George Michael is apparently struggling to sleep properly in his cell.Fellow inmates have been shocked by the haggard appearance of the singer."Everyone inside says he is ... Read more...

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George Michael plays pool in his own jail cell


September 20th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 20 (ANI): George Michael has been spending most of his time in jail playing Pool.The 47-year-old singer has been given his own cell in the jail's "good behaviour unit", outraging ... Read more...

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Inmates ‘furious’ over George Michael’s ’special’ treatment in jail


September 19th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 19 (ANI): Singer George Michael's special treatment at his cushy new jail is apparently making inmates angry.The former 'Wham!' star, 47, has already been given his own cell in a ... Read more...

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UAE releases 300 prisoners


August 13th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 13 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has released over 300 prisoners of various nationalities to mark the advent of the holy month of Ramadan. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al ... Read more...

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Unrest in Kashmir diverts tourists to neighbouring Himachal Pradesh


August 11th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
By Hemant ChauhanShimla, Aug 11 (ANI): Foreign tourists are heading for Shimla in the wake of growing unrest in Jammu and Kashmir.Domestic and foreign tourists usually go to Jammu and Kashmir to ... Read more...

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