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Two men rob Rs.57 lakh, shoot three people


August 12th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Two people on a bike robbed Rs.57 lakh after shooting and injuring three employees of a petrol pump here Saturday while they were going to ... Read more...

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Photojournalist who witnessed crime slain in Ecuador


July 3rd, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Quito, July 3 (IANS/EFE) Two assailants fatally shot an Ecuadorian photojournalist who witnessed a theft in which police are the main suspects, a media report said Monday.Byron Baldeon, 31, was ... Read more...

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Robbery bid at Indian bank in Trinidad and Tobago


June 11th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, June 11 (IANS) An Indian bank here was targeted by four robbers who tied up three Indian employees and demanded keys to the vault. Policemen who were passing by ... Read more...

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Brett Ratner wants to work with Hrithik again


April 21st, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Hollywood filmmaker Brett Ratner, who worked on Hrithik Roshan-starrer "Kites", has shown interest to work with Bollywood star once again as he finds him to be ... Read more...

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Mob beats up armed robbers in Karachi


March 19th, 2012 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) Three men who shot at a shop owner during a heist in Karachi were surrounded and soundly beaten by locals, a media report said Monday.The incident ... Read more...

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37 artworks recovered 40 years after heist


March 9th, 2012 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Rome, March 9 (IANS/AKI) A total of 37 paintings, including works by Peter Paul Rubens and Nicolas Poussin, were recovered by Italian police more than 40 years after they were ... Read more...

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Tale of bravery impresses in period drama ‘Aravaan’ (Tamil Movie Review)


March 4th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Aravaan": Cast: Aathi, Pasupathi, Dhanshika; Director: Vasanthabalan; Producer; T. Siva; Storwriter: Su. Venkatesan and Vasanthabalan; Composer: Karthik; Cinematographer: Siddharth; Rating: ***Vasantabalan, who made a name for himself by sensitively handling ... Read more...

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Jewellery shop looted in Ghaziabad


February 7th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Feb 7 (IANS) Armed robbers barged into a jewellery shop in the posh Vaishali area here and fled with cash and jewellery worth about Rs.30 lakh after holding the ... Read more...

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Abhishek’s daredevilry in ‘Players’ impresses Abbas-Mustan


January 5th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 5 (IANS) It's Abhishek Bachchan's turn to show daredevilry and he did it in "Players" - the actor performed some risky stunts in the forthcoming action-thriller all ... Read more...

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Robbers walk out of Argentine bank with sacks of mail


December 30th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Dec 30 (IANS/EFE) Seven armed assailants wearing masks stormed a bank in the Argentine capital Thursday but walked out only with two sacks of letters.The Hollywood-style heist took ... Read more...

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‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part I’ rakes in $283 million


November 21st, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Twilight movie “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1” raked in almost $300 million to become the number at the Box Office. Grossing about ... Read more...

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‘Immortals’ opens on a strong note at the box office


November 15th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The ancient Greek-inspired movie Immortals opened strongly at the North America Box Office. The movie is based on the life story of Theseus.The movie grossed $32 ... Read more...

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Motwane’s next: Rs.50 crore heist caper set in the 1950s


November 12th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Vikramaditya Motwane is shelling out Rs.50 crore to get the old world look right in his next project, a heist caper set in the 1950s. Apart ... Read more...

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Eddie Murphy steps down as Oscar host


November 10th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 10 (IANS) Actor Eddie Murphy, who was set to host the 84th Oscar awards ceremony at the Kodak Theatre in Beverly Hills Feb 26 next year, has ... Read more...

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Brett Ratner quits as Oscar producer


November 9th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 9 (IANS) Filmmaker Brett Ratner has resigned as the producer of Academy Awards after he came under fire for making insensitive comments."Being asked to help put on ... Read more...

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‘Tower Heist’ - Entertaining thriller-comedy (IANS English Film Review)


November 5th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Tower Heist"; Director: Brett Ratner; Actors: Eddie Murphy, Ben Stiller, Casey Affleck; Rating: ****No matter what criticisms are levied on Hollywood, one good thing about it is that it ... Read more...

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Director Brett Ratner admits sleeping with Olivia Munn


November 4th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) “Tower Heist” director Brett Ratner has admitted that he is the director that actress Olivia Munn referred to in her book “Suck It, Wonder Woman!: The ... Read more...

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Christina Hendricks in ‘Drive’


September 4th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) Actress Christina Hendricks, known for her role as Joan in the hit TV series "Mad Men", will be seen in Danish filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn's new ... Read more...

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Ben Stiller to get the BAFTA for comedy


August 24th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Ben Stiller has been named as a recipient of an award by The British Academy of Film and Television Los Angeles. The comedian will be ... Read more...

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Rembrandt stolen from South Californian hotel


August 15th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Marina Del Rey, Calif, August 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Police in California are hunting for thieves who took away a painting by Rembrandt from a hotel in south California. Investigators say the heist ... Read more...

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Highway heist in Ghaziabad


August 13th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Four armed men looted gold, cash and other articles worth over Rs.1.2 crore from employees of a Delhi-based gold trading firm late Friday night on National ... Read more...

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Rs.59 lakh looted from bank van in Uttar Pradesh


August 12th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 12 (IANS) In a daring heist, unidentified armed men Friday looted about Rs.59 lakh from a bank van delivering cash to ATMs after shooting at a security guard ... Read more...

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Mastermind of heist at gold loan firm held


July 31st, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The mastermind of a heist at a gold loan company's office in east Delhi last month was arrested from Uttar Pradesh and looted articles worth ... Read more...

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Punjab Police arrest nine robbers


June 24th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala, June 24 (IANS) Nine members of an interstate gang of robbers were Friday arrested here on charges of stealing cars and extorting money, Punjab Police said."Working on a tip-off, ... Read more...

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Swindlers use phone tricks to con Chinese people


June 18th, 2011 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 18 (IANS) Gangs in China are now calling up people disguised as police or bank officials and telling them their money is not safe. They then persuade them ... Read more...

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Puerto Rican militant arrested after 25 years on the run


May 11th, 2011 - 8:15 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, May 11 (IANS/EFE) A militant Puerto Rican independence activist, wanted in connection with a 1983 armoured-car robbery, was arrested Tuesday in Puerto Rico, the FBI said.Norberto Gonzalez Claudio, ... Read more...

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Armed men loot Rs.18 lakh from house in Haryana


May 5th, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Kalka (Haryana), May 4 (IANS) Armed men wearing masks broke into a house in a residential colony in this Haryana town early Wednesday and looted cash and jewellery worth Rs.18 ... Read more...

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‘Obama-robber’ nabbed in Austria


April 1st, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 01 (ANI): Police in Austria have arrested a man suspected of robbing banks while wearing a mask of US President Barack Obama, soon after another heist.The man, nicknamed the ... Read more...

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One more arrested in jewellery heist


March 24th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Another member of the over dozen-strong gang that stole the entire stock of jewellery worth over Rs.10 crore (Rs.100 million/approx $2.2 million) from a Chandigarh ... Read more...

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NRI killed while saving wife’s jewellery in Chandigarh


March 21st, 2011 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 21 (IANS) An NRI holidaying here was stabbed to death when he tried to save his wife's jewellery from being robbed, police said Monday.Hassan Mubarak, who was working ... Read more...

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Two held for robbing Delhi jewellery shops


March 16th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Two people were arrested from Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh for robbing jewellery shops in Delhi, police said Wednesday.The arrested men were identified as Mohammad Sabir ... Read more...

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Indian American jewellers found guilty of movie-style robbery


March 5th, 2011 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 5 (IANS) Two Indian-American jewellers have been found guilty of staging a fake heist straight out of the movie "Snatch" to get a $7 million insurance payout.The ... Read more...

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Indian-American diamond merchants re-enact movie heist, held


February 26th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 26 (IANS) Two Indian American diamond merchants have been arrested on charges of staging a robbery straight out of the movie "Snatch" in which two men disguised as Hasidic ... Read more...

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Jewellery stolen from Hindu temples recovered in Bangladesh


February 19th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 19 (IANS) Bangladesh authorities have arrested eight people and recovered gold and silver jewellery stolen from Hindu temples in and around the national capital. The suspects, members of a ... Read more...

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Gang of bus robbers busted, 11 arrested


February 11th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) To buy gifts for girlfriends and visit brothels, 11 men known as "karate gang" hijacked buses and robbed passengers here, making Rs.30,000-50,000 on every heist. The gang ... Read more...

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