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Painkillers overuse causing a million headaches in Britain


September 19th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Over a million people in Britain could be suffering from constant and crippling headaches because of taking too many painkillers, according to experts.According to the National ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Sage Stallone died of heart attack


August 31st, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 31 (IANS) The toxicology report of late Sage Stallone, son of actor Sylvester Stallone, has revealed that he died of a heart attack.Sage was found dead ... Read more...

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Cycling spectator arrested for not smiling


August 10th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In the London Olympic Games a man was recently arrested by the police for his suspicious attitude. It all started out when the man was spotted walking ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Liberty a priceless gift of God: Supreme Court


August 8th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) In blistering criticism of the Jammu and Kashmir government for keeping a Pakistani in jail for long after his sentence was over, the Supreme Court ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Book alleges that Marilyn Monroe had a lesbian affair


July 27th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new book has brought up rumors about Marilyn Monroe being a lesbian. A lot of biographies that were written in the past have speculations that ... Read more...

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British college teacher found guilty of sexual abuse


July 25th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A college teacher in Britain has been found guilty of sexually abusing five boys while working as a teacher in private schools, a media report said.Bruce ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Briton killed in Afghan police shooting


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) An Afghan soldier shot dead three foreigners, including a British citizen, who were training police recruits, the Guardian reported Monday.The attack took place in western Afghanistan's ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

British sex offenders to face mandatory lie detector test


July 20th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Rapists and other sex offenders in Britain may be forced to take lie detector tests when they leave prison in a bid to reduce the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India’s growth will decide future Chinese engagement: Author Martin Jacques (Interview)


July 20th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) India's role in a future world order in which China is likely to lead from the front depends a lot on what happens on this ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Winehouse didn’t like singing her hit songs


June 28th, 2012 - 7:08 am ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Late singer Amy Winehouse hated to sing some of her hit songs as it reminded her of a broken relationship.The singer talked about her turbulent ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Indian artist’s house in London occupied by protesters


June 22nd, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) A house in London owned by Indian-origin artist Anish Kapoor, who designed the ArcelorMittal Orbit tower for the Olympics, was Friday occupied by a group ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

No reunion for Wham!


June 21st, 2012 - 2:44 am ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) George Michael's spokesperson has denied the singer will reunite with Andrew Ridgeley to mark 30 years since the release of their first solo hit "Wham! Rap".According ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Conman dupes by posing as cop, held


June 19th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) A man who pretended to be a policewoman and extorting money from women after alleging that obscene calls were made from their phones has been ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Minogue wants to be an actor again


June 9th, 2012 - 5:02 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 9 (IANS) Kylie Minogue has been bitten by acting bug once again. After doing "Holy Motors", the singer wants to take up more acting assignments.Minogue says that ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

500 body parts kept by British cops even after probe


May 21st, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) Police departments in Britain retained at least 492 human body parts, including brains, hearts and limbs, even after investigations were over, without telling the families of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Probe Dana Sangma’s death, family urges CBI (Lead, superseding previous story)


May 18th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Accusing the Haryana Police of a shoddy probe into the suicide of Meghalaya student Dana Sangma at Gurgaon's Amity University last month, her family ... Read more...

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CBI should probe Dana Sangma’s death, says Family


May 18th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Accusing Haryana Police of a shoddy probe into the suicide of Manipuri student Dana Sangma at Amity University last month, her family members have ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Prince Charles reading weather report goes viral


May 11th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) Prince Charles read the weather report with a flourish while on a visit to BBC Scotland and joked: "Who the hell wrote this script?" The video ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

British teachers to be paid for performance?


May 1st, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) School teachers in Britain should be paid according to their performance in the classroom, British MPs have recommended.MPs on the education select committee have said teachers' ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Scotland Yard anti-terror hotline hacked?


April 12th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) Scotland Yard Thursday said it was investigating reports that calls to its anti-terrorism hotline were taped by someone not connected to the police. The incident reportedly ... Read more...

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Nine-year-old on trial for late mom’s debt


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:08 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A nine-year-old boy from Moscow is facing trial over a debt of 561,000 rubles (around $19,000) that he inherited from his late mother.A spokeswoman for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nine-year-old on trial for late mom’s debt


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:08 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A nine-year-old boy from Moscow is facing trial over a debt of 561,000 rubles (around $19,000) that he inherited from his late mother.A spokeswoman for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Afghan women in jail for ‘moral crimes’: Report


March 28th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 28 (IANS) About half of the women in Afghan prisons are being held for moral crimes like adultery or running away from home, says a Human Rights Watch ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Force India ordered to pay $1.12 million to wind tunnel supplier


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) A high court judge here has ordered Force India Formula One team to pay $1.12 million to former wind tunnel supplier Aerolab in relation to their ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Holman agrees Aston Villa deal


March 13th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) English Premier League club Aston Villa have signed Brett Holman from Dutch side AZ Alkmaar. The Australian midfielder will join the club at the end of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

US soldier kills 17 in Afghan shooting rampage


March 11th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A US soldier has been detained after shooting dead at least 17 civilians near his base in Kandahar province in southern Afghanistan Sunday morning, Afghan ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Football clubs spent $3 billion on transfers in 2011


March 3rd, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) Figures compiled by world football governing body FIFA showed that clubs paid a total $3 billion in 2011 to sign players.The total was calculated by FIFA's ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Jolie receives threats over directorial debut


February 16th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 16 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie says she has received threats since her directorial debut "In The Land Of Blood And Honey" was premiered in Sarajevo, Bosnia ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Lithuanian charged with Indian’s murder commits suicide


January 31st, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 31 (IANS) A Lithuanian charged with the murders of an Indian-origin man and his British wife at their home in Birmingham has committed suicide in police custody, a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Haven’t seen myself naked for decade: Mulligan


January 17th, 2012 - 8:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) British actress Carey Mulligan says she has not seen herself naked in a mirror for over a decade despite her nude appearance in her latest film ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe bans sale of used knickers


January 11th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, Jan 11 (IANS) In a decision better late than never, the Zimbabwe government, realising how abject poverty in the country has pushed its people into buying second-hand lingerie, has ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Singer Elton John turns author


January 11th, 2012 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 11 (IANS) Singer Elton John is writing his first book "Love Is the Cure: Ending the Global Aids Epidemic," a collection of memories and meditations on the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bale defends China War movie


December 19th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) Actor Christian Bale has defended his new film "The Flowers of War", which has been accused of being anti-Japanese.In the film, Bale plays an American ... Read more...

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Teacher suspended for making students slap each other


December 19th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 19 (IANS) A woman teacher in a school in China has been suspended for allegedly making students slap each other as punishment for their indiscipline. A nine-year-old student ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Richards lambasts WICB for its handling of Gayle issue


December 16th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), Dec 16 (IANS/CMC) Cricketing legend Vivian Richards has lambasted the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) for its inept handling of the dispute with former captain Chris Gayle.He said ... Read more...

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