Police probing ‘parcel bomb’ case in Madurai

August 4th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) Police are investigating the case of 'parcel bomb' containing two plastic lunch boxes, a timer, electric wires and a packet of ammonia delivered by an ... Read more...

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Two 1993 Jaipur blast accused jailed

April 24th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 24 (IANS) A designated TADA court here Tuesday convicted two men, Jalees Ansari and Abrar Rehmat Ansari, for a 1993 terror attack in Jaipur and jailed them for ... Read more...

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Maldives president quits (Lead)

February 7th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 7 (IANS) Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed resigned Tuesday following overnight protests, authorities here said.A spokesperson at the Maldives High Commission in Colombo said Vice President Mohammad Waheed was ... Read more...

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Militants kill National Conference activist in Kashmir

December 24th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 24 (IANS) Separatist guerrillas Saturday morning shot dead a ruling National Conference activist in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital, police said.Bashir Ahmad Bhat, a shopkeeper by profession, ... Read more...

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Bhopal Fashion Week turns into disaster, called off

December 3rd, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 3 (IANS) The glitz and the glamour of the inaugural Bhopal Fashion Week (BFW) crumbled down as the organisers failed to meet the expectations of the participating designers ... Read more...

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Pakistanis also praise BJP campaign on girl child: Chouhan

November 23rd, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Madhya Pradesh led by Shivraj Singh Chouhan Tuesday said that its campaign to save the girl child has ... Read more...

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Mother, daughter found dead near rail track

November 22nd, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Nov 22 (IANS) The bodies of a mother and her two-and-a-half- year-old daughter were found near a railway track in the Sikandra area along the Agra-Delhi highway Tuesday, police ... Read more...

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From farm debts to KBC prize, a Vidarbha widow’s story

September 12th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Two years ago, her world collapsed when her husband of six years committed suicide. At 25, she was a widow, unable to bear the burden ... Read more...

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Karachi building collapse toll rises to 16

August 6th, 2011 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 6 (IANS) The toll in Karachi building collapse, which occurred Thursday in Pakistan, risen to 16 after four more bodies were recovered Saturday while 24 people still remained ... Read more...

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Court asks CBI to probe another Gujarat shootout (Second Lead)

June 17th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 16 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Thursday ordered a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the 2003 killing of Sadiq Jamal Mehtar, an alleged Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) ... Read more...

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Two Pakistani boys shot at for picking apricots

May 21st, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) Two young boys were shot at by a retired army officer for picking apricots from a tree planted in his home in Pakistan's Punjab province.The retired ... Read more...

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Bailable warrant issued against Sanjay Dutt

March 27th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Mau (Uttar Pradesh), Mar 27 (ANI): A bailable warrant has been issued against actor Sanjay Dutt by a local court for allegedly violating the model code of conduct by making communal ... Read more...

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Jordan’s Islamists urge government to resign

March 27th, 2011 - 8:18 am ICT by IANS
Amman, March 27 (IANS) Jordan's Islamic Action Front (IAF) has called on the government to resign in the wake of Friday's clashes between pro-reform protesters and government loyalists.IAF, the political ... Read more...

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25-30 bullet wounds found on assassinated Pak minister’s body

March 3rd, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 3(ANI): Twenty five to 30 bullets wounds were found on the body of assassinated Pakistan Minister for Minorities Affairs, Shahbaz Bhatti, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) Executive Director ... Read more...

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Egyptian dad names daughter ‘Facebook’

February 22nd, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cairo, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After the dramatic Egyptian revolution that saw the ousting of the Hosni Mubarak regime, social networking sites have gained prominence in the country.A man is so impressed ... Read more...

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Egyptian man names daughter Facebook to mark revolt

February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (IANS) An Egyptian man has named his new daughter Facebook to mark his country's recent revolution.Jamal Ibrahim, who is in his 20s, named his daughter after the social ... Read more...

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Egypt man names daughter ‘Facebook’ to mark country’s revolution!

February 21st, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): An Egyptian man has named his baby daughter 'Facebook' to commemorate the part the social network played in revolution.According to the newspaper Al-Ahram, Jamal Ibrahim was so ... Read more...

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Priyadarshan to film new movie in UAE

January 26th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 26 (IANS/WAM) Bollywood filmmaker Priyadarshan is currently in Abu Dhabi to shoot a comedy movie based on the Indian diaspora living in the Gulf region.The movie - titled "The ... Read more...

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Michael Vick’s Remarkable Performance Made The Day For Eagles

November 16th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Philadelphia Eagles defeated Washington Redskins with an mammoth score of 59-28. However, the victory may be attributed to none other than Michael Vick of Philadelphia Eagles, ... Read more...

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Jamal Parris Speaks Out Against ‘Monster’ Eddie Long

September 30th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With time more and more people are coming out with their ordeals and tales of molestation they had to undergo at the hands of bishop Eddie ... Read more...

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Woman jumps with baby before train, baby escapes

September 29th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 29 (IANS) A two-year-old baby had a miraculous escape Wednesday after her mother jumped in front of a speeding freight train while carrying her in her arms in West Bengal's ... Read more...

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‘Peepli Live’ is not about farmers, say documentary makers

August 30th, 2010 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) What is common between Anwar Jamal and Prashant Pethe? They have made features and documentaries on farmers and do not believe that "Peepli Live" has ... Read more...

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Final hearing in another staged shootout case begins

July 30th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 30 (IANS) The final hearing in the killing of Sadiq Jamal Mehtar, an alleged Lashkar-e-Taiba militant who was killed in 2003 in a staged shootout by the state police, ... Read more...

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Kashmir Gujjar clan prefers to stay in wooden huts

July 27th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
By Fayaz AhmadSrinagar, July 27 (ANI):The Gujjar clan of Jammu and Kashmir prefers to stay in their traditional wooden huts instead of a house in the valley.The state government provides all ... Read more...

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Israeli Navy intercepts Gaza-bound ship

July 13th, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza, July 13 (IANS) Israeli naval vessels Tuesday intercepted a Gaza-bound ship carrying aid and ordered it not to continue sailing to the Hamas-controlled enclave, a Palestinian official said. Jamal Al-Khoudary, head of ... Read more...

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Temple dating back to Hellenistic and Roman eras discovered in Syria

June 30th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): Archaeologists have unearthed an archaeological temple dating back to the Hellenistic and Roman eras.They have also found a stone-made bridge dating back to the Roman era.The findings ... Read more...

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Newcomer Kenny Wormald All Set To Star In ‘Footloose’ Remake

June 23rd, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Newcomer Kenny Wormald is all set to play the role portrayed by Kevin Bacon in the remake of the 80s classic 'Footloose'. Kenny Wormald gets the ... Read more...

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Billy Ray loves Miley’s racy new music video

May 12th, 2010 - 1:55 am ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) "Hanna Montana" star Miley Cyrus admits that her father Billy Ray loved her racy new music video "Can't Be Tamed". "My dad loves it. I think ... Read more...

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Hakimullah Mehsud dead, say Taliban sources

February 9th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 9 (IANS) The Pakistani Taliban confirmed Tuesday that its chief Hakimullah Mehsud had died of injuries sustained in drone strike last month, ending weeks of speculation over his fate. ... Read more...

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Archaeological cemetery dating back to Romanian era unearthed in Syria

November 26th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 26 (ANI): The Syrian national archaeological team has unearthed an important and unique archaeological cemetery dating back to the Romanian era at the village of Ma'rin al-Jabal, southeast of the ... Read more...

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Little Jamal of Slumdog is leading man in a Swiss production

November 4th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 4 (ANI): MTV nominated Ayush Mahesh Khedekar, 11, who jumps into pooh in "Slumdog Millionaire" as the youngest Jamal, is playing leading man in Swiss film "Shyam's Secret".Set ... Read more...

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John William Lomax arrested for Jasper Howard murder

October 29th, 2009 - 1:33 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Connecticut, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the Connecticut police,John William Lomax III, 21, has been arrested and subsequently charged with a conspiracy to commit assault and the murder of Jasper ... Read more...

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John William Lomax III Charged With Jasper Murder

October 28th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Oct. 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A twenty four year old was arrested on the charges of murdering University of Connecticut football player Howard Jasper. Jasper was killed hours after his win ... Read more...

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Palestinian refugees protest against UNHCR in New Delhi

September 22nd, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 22 (ANI): A group of Palestinian refugees staged a sit-in protest on Tuesday in front of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights (UNHCR) office in New Delhi.The refugees, ... Read more...

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Tailor sued for not sewing client’s clothes on time

June 11th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Islamabad, Jun 11 (ANI): A tailor was served with a notice by Lahore Consumer Court Registrar Asif Nazeer after he failed to complete the stitching of a client's clothes before ... Read more...

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