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Trott powers to Olympic omnium gold


August 8th, 2012 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Laura Trott sped to Olympic gold in the women's omnium Tuesday by winning a thrilling 500 metre time trial.Trott clocked 35.110 seconds, with ... Read more...

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He sealed robbery with a kiss


June 19th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 19 (IANS) A man was arrested in Rome Tuesday for robbing a pharmacy with a hammer, and giving the pharmacist a kiss before leaving the crime scene, AKI ... Read more...

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Man hammers two minor daughters to death in UP


June 9th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 9 (IANS) A man hammered his two minor daughters to death Saturday in Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj district, police said. He was arrested.Khushnuma, 9, and Saba Parveen, 6, were ... Read more...

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Jobless Briton stabs dog to death, faces jail


June 8th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) A 19-year-old jobless Briton is facing jail after he battered his new dog with a hammer, stabbed it in the chest and left it to die ... Read more...

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Pakistani kills ex-girlfriend with hammer


June 7th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) A jobless Pakistani national bludgeoned his Filipina ex-girlfriend to death with a hammer after a split with the 37-year-old mother of his two-year-old daughter, a ... Read more...

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Russian woman jailed for killing 17


June 4th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 40-year-old Russian woman was Monday sentenced to 20 years in jail for brutally murdering 17 elderly women with a hammer over an eight-year period.Irina ... Read more...

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Doherty to auction Winehouse painting


May 6th, 2012 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) A painting created by late singer Amy Winehouse and her rocker friend Pete Doherty by using their own blood is set to fetch 80,000 pounds ... Read more...

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Man kills puppy with hammer


May 4th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) A man in Britain, furious after finding his eight-year-old daughter bitten by his pet dog, battered it to death with a hammer.Gary Wills, 47, waited seven ... Read more...

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Johansson shows off New York tattoo


April 26th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 26 (IANS) Actress Scarlett Johansson is so proud of her roots in New York that she's got a new tattoo featuring - I love NY - ... Read more...

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Madonna’s naked photo to fetch 5,000 pounds?


April 25th, 2012 - 8:14 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 25 (IANS) A naked picture of Madonna is expected to fetch 5,000 pounds as it goes under the hammer at Bonhams' auction house next month.The black-and-white ... Read more...

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Suspicious Briton strangles girlfriend in bed


April 24th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) A suspicious British youngster strangled his model girlfriend in bed and his parents helped him cover up the murder, a court has heard.Elliot Turner, 20, allegedly ... Read more...

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‘Hate Story’ - riveting, bold tale of woman’s revenge (IANS Movie Review)


April 20th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Hate Story"; Cast: Paoli Dam, Gulshan Devaiah, Nikhil Dwivedi; Director: Vivek Agnihotri; Rating: ***1/2Meet the newest avatar of Maa Kali! The fascist avenging woman has always been a favourite ... Read more...

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‘Mirror Mirror’ to release in India April 20


April 4th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Julia Robert's "Mirror Mirror", a comic reprise of the Snow White legend, will hit Indian theatres April 20. The movie features actress Lily Collins as Snow ... Read more...

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Inspired by TV soap, teen kills mother with hammer


April 4th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) A British teenager has been jailed for 16 years for beating his mother to death with a hammer in a murder inspired by TV soap "Coronation ... Read more...

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Operators at loggerheads over 2G spectrum auction


February 16th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Sharp differences between old and new telecom operators came out in the open Thursday over the forthcoming 2G spectrum auction following the Supreme Court's order ... Read more...

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Sahara has to cite relevant agreement clause to pull out: IPL


February 4th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) chief executive Sundar Raman said Saturday that Sahara India can terminate their Pune franchise only after "invoking" the relevant clause in the ... Read more...

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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...

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Janet Knowles arrested for assaulting Judge Judy with a hammer


January 12th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Jupiter, Fla., Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 62-year-old woman took her anger of Judge Judy on her friend when she struck his head with a hammer. Police say they arrested Janet Knowles ... Read more...

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Constable thrashed by drunken duo


December 20th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Two men are on the run here after attacking a constable and firing and seriously wounding a man after an accident led to heated row, ... Read more...

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Peter Andre tortured by divorce


December 13th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems Peter Andre came off worse after the split with Katie Price. When he appeared on Piers Morgan’s flagship ITV show Life Stories, Andre revealed ... Read more...

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Unknown Tagore notebook to go under hammer in New York


December 7th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 7 (IANS) A previously unknown notebook belonging to India's Nobel Laureate and Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore will be auctioned here next week, according to Sotheby's New York ... Read more...

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Amy Winehouse’s dress sold for £43,200


November 30th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) During the 'Passion For Fashion' auction in London on Tuesday, the dress worn by late singer Amy Winehouse on the back of the album 'Back To Black' ... Read more...

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Perry to auction elephant statue


November 25th, 2011 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry is auctioning an elephant sculpture she designed to raise money for charity.The "fireworks" singer has teamed up with artist Erin Lareau to ... Read more...

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Angry over case delays, man damages judge’s car


November 17th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 17 (IANS) A 62-year-old man has been arrested in Odisha for damaging the official car of a judge to protest alleged delay in getting justice, police said Thursday.Dukhishyam ... Read more...

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Man creates 240-volt booby trap for tenant


November 12th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) A landlord in Britain has been jailed for four years after he attempted to electrocute his lodger with an elaborate booby-trap following a row with him ... Read more...

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Roberts’ ‘Snow White’ now titled ‘Mirror Mirror’


November 6th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 6 (IANS) Actress Julia Roberts' upcoming movie, which was tentatively titled "Snow White", will be released as "Mirror Mirror".Directed by Tarsem Singh, "Mirror Mirror" will release Mar 16, ... Read more...

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Hepburn’s Oscar dress up for auction


November 5th, 2011 - 9:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 5 (IANS) British actress Audrey Hepburn's iconic dress which she wore on the red carpet of Oscar for 1952's "Roman Holiday" has been put up for auction.The lace ... Read more...

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Marilyn Monroe’s nude photo to be auctioned


October 8th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 8 (IANS) The photograph of Marilyn Monroe in the nude that launched the icon on her road to fame will soon go under the hammer.Clicked by photographer Tom ... Read more...

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Harris puts engagement ring on auction


October 1st, 2011 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 1 (IANS) Playboy mogul Hugh Hefner's former fiancee Crystal Harris has put her engagement ring up for auction.The 25-year-old model, who called off her wedding with ... Read more...

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Canvas with just a date up for 60,000 pounds


September 30th, 2011 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 29 (IANS) A bordered but otherwise blank white canvas with just a date written in a corner is expected to be sold for 60,000 pounds (over $94,000) in ... Read more...

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Chinese woman hammers nails into boy’s head


September 14th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) A woman in China hammered two nails into the head of her boyfriend's son before committing suicide.The 10-year-old boy, Ming Ming, is in coma after surgery ... Read more...

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Maharaja of Mysore’s Rolls Royce to be auctioned


August 29th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) A 100-year-old Rolls Royce owned by Krishna Raja Wodeyar IV, the erstwhile ruler of Mysore, will soon go under the hammer and is expected ... Read more...

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Jessica Simpson denies being drunk at Adele concert


August 17th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Jessica Simpson has denied that she was drunk when she appeared on a show put together by Adele last Monday. The reality star was seen ... Read more...

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30 Malaysian kids held hostage rescued (Lead)


July 7th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 7 (IANS) Police in Malaysia gunned down a man who held 30 kindergarten children and four teachers hostage for seven hours Thursday in Johor state, Xinhua reported.The ... Read more...

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Barefoot man hijacks bus with hammer


July 3rd, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 3 (IANS) Police in China's Shanghai city have detained a man for hijacking a bus with a hammer.The man aboard the bus running on Xincun road suddenly grabbed ... Read more...

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