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Police find suicide note in BBA student’s death


September 5th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) A suicide note provided by the wife of Paras Bhasin, a 23-year BBA student whose severed body was recovered on a railway track here has ... Read more...

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British Airways steward jailed for hoax bomb threat


August 18th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) A British Airways steward who wrote a bomb threat on a plane's toilet door so that he could "save the day", become a hero and get ... Read more...

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Three held in Haryana for medical test fraud


June 30th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Three people, including a Delhi University student, were arrested from Haryana for impersonation during a medical college test in May, Delhi Police said Saturday.Pawan Kumar, ... Read more...

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Handwriting dying a slow death


June 24th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) The art of handwriting seems to be dying a slow but sure death, thanks to our overwhelming reliance on computers and mobile phones for sending messages. ... Read more...

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Charlotte Bronte’s love letters to Belgian professor found


January 27th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) Secret love letters written by Charlotte Bronte to a married Belgian professor have been found after they were preserved by his wife.The letters written to Professor ... Read more...

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Jewellery collection reflects Simpson’s personality


December 23rd, 2011 - 8:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) Singer-actress Jessica Simpson says her new jewellery collection reflects her personality and is very proud of the line.The 31-year-old, who is currently pregnant with her first ... Read more...

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(After 12) For life without a cellphone - dial in (Feature)


December 2nd, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Ankit Varma pores over his worn out, slightly yellowed diary, tracks his own smudged handwriting for a number and thumbs in the digits on his ... Read more...

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Chinese street artist catapults to fame via microblog


October 18th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 18 (IANS) A Chinese calligraphy artist who eked out a living by showcasing his work on the streets will have a typeface named after him after a font ... Read more...

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‘Harry Potter’ fan to auction Rowling’s boots


September 20th, 2011 - 2:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) A "Harry Potter" fan is set to auction the boots that author J.K. Rowling wore while writing the first book of the series.Emily Waldo was just ... Read more...

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Patil forwards Sen’s resignation for notification


September 3rd, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Saturday sent the resignation of Calcutta High Court's Justice Soumitra Sen to the department of justice for issuance of a notification ... Read more...

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China promotes calligraphy as hand-writing gets sloppy


August 28th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 28 (IANS) China's primary and secondary schools have been ordered to increase calligraphy classes as widespread use of computer keyboard has made children's handwriting "sloppy", the government said.A ... Read more...

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Bronte’s science fiction on display at the British Library sci-fi exhibition


June 11th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British Library has opened its first sci-fi exhibition. Among the display is the works by the Brontes siblings. The quartet of Charlotte, Emily, Anne and Branwell depicted ... Read more...

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Obama writes history with autopen


May 28th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 28 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has made history by using an autopen - an automatic signing machine - from an ocean away to sign a legislation ... Read more...

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John Wayne’s ‘True Grit’ eyepatch to go under the hammer


April 7th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 7 (ANI): John Wayne's eye patch from his 1969 film 'True Grit' is set to go under the hammer.Heritage Auctions said the sale would take place in Los Angeles in ... Read more...

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Recipient of WWII letter found alive


March 9th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is always better late than never. A 67-year-old World War II letter has finally reached the recipient.The letter was intended for Miss R.T. Fletcher but ... Read more...

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Naveen Patnaik urges Maoists to release abducted collector


February 17th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Feb 17 (ANI): Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today urged Maoists to release abducted Malkangiri district collector R Vineel Krishna."I appeal for early release of the young and energetic officer who ... Read more...

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Handwriting, not typing, makes kids better learners


January 21st, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) Children who write by hand make for better learners than those who type as researchers say something seems to be lost in the brain process when switching from ... Read more...

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Handwriting ’strengthens the learning process’


January 20th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): A new study suggests that writing by hand strengthens the learning process. However, when typing on a keyboard, this process may be impaired.Associate professor Anne Mangen at the ... Read more...

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E-books make our brains lazy: Study


January 14th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): A US research has suggested that readers using electronic books like the Amazon Kindle and Sony Reader are less likely to remember what they have read because the ... Read more...

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Dennis Hopper’s art collection is up for grabs


January 6th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems Dennis Hopper just wanted his art collection to remain in his gallery only when he was alive.Concerned that there is no way that his ... Read more...

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Handwriting spells out differences between Wills and Kate


November 20th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Amid the buzz surrounding Kate Middleton and Prince William's impending nuptials, an expert in hand-writings has analysed touching messages left by the couple in the visitors' book ... Read more...

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Gold pen studded with 850 diamonds put on display


November 11th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 11 (IANS) A solid 18-carat white gold fountain pen encrusted with 850 diamonds was Thursday put on display in Australia's Brisbane city.The fountain pen costs $1.7 million and has been ... Read more...

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Scribbled notes on Shakespeare prove Diana did pay attention in class


October 31st, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 31 (ANI): Unlike the previous perception that Princess Diana was as 'thick as two short planks,' a book found in trash has revealed that she did at least try ... Read more...

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Stephen Hawking couldn’t read until he was 8!


October 21st, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 21 (ANI): Britain's most renowned scientist Stephen Hawking has revealed that he could not read until he was eight years old.He also said that he was academically idle until he ... Read more...

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Himachal exam scam: Police hunt for ‘Munnabhais’


October 21st, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Oct 21 (IANS) It doesn't happen only in movies! Himachal Pradesh Police have found that more than 200 students in schools across the state cleared their exams ... Read more...

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Scientists create system that ’simulates handwritten captchas’


October 16th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): Researchers at the Center for Unified Biometrics and Sensors are developing ways to simulate handwritten captchas.University at Buffalo computer scientist Venu Govindaraju believes that this annoying ... Read more...

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Brazil clown may be barred from Congress for being illiterate clown


October 6th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sao Paulo comedian Tiririca won most of the votes in recent Brazil’s legislative elections. The election took place over weekend. He said that he is happy with his victory and residents belief ... Read more...

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Princess Di’s favourite fashion designer Catherine Walker dies at 65


September 27th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 27 (ANI): Princess Diana's favourite fashion designer Catherine Walker has died at the age of 65 after fighting a long battle with cancer.She passed away at a hospital near ... Read more...

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Suicide note was written by Delhi scribe Nirupama, says forensic report


June 22nd, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, June 22 (ANI): A forensic report of handwritings of Delhi journalist Nirupama Pathak, who was found dead in her Jharkhand home said that the suicide note was written by her.The ... Read more...

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Handwriting in suicide note was of Nirupama: Forensic report


June 22nd, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 22 (IANS) Delhi journalist Nirupama Pathak, who was found dead in her Jharkhand home April 29, had herself written her suicide note, the forensic report has confirmed. "The forensic report which ... Read more...

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Police Confirms ‘Suicide Attempt’ Of Shawn King


June 12th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 12, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Recently, a lot of news has been written on Shawn King’s alleged ‘suicide attempt’ last month. Now, the police has confirmed the ... Read more...

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Papyrus featuring Cleopatra’s handwriting goes on display


June 5th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
London, June 5 (ANI): Two fragments of papyrus, which feature the handwriting of Cleopatra, have gone on display.The document has the Greek inscription, "make it happen" which refers to a tax ... Read more...

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15-year-old arrested for killing two-year-old


June 2nd, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 2 (IANS) A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in Tamil Nadu for murdering a two-year-old boy whose father allegedly had illicit relations with his mother, police said Wednesday. The shocking incident ... Read more...

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Presley wrote ‘I love ya mama’ on Bible after mum’s death


May 13th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 13 (ANI): Elvis Presley wrote 'I love ya mama' and signed his name on a Bible he possessed, after the burial of his mother on August 14th, 1958, it ... Read more...

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“A Day In The Life” Lyrics To Be Auctioned At $700,000


April 30th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, Apr 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the most sought after tracks from Beatle's Album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band "A Day in the Life" shall now witness ... Read more...

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