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Aarushi’s parents to be tried: Supreme Court (Third Lead)


January 6th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar will be tried for the sensational murder of their teenage daughter Aarushi, with the the apex court Friday dismissing ... Read more...

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Martin Reisch enters US using his scanned passport copy saved on his iPad


January 4th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For one Canadian man, his iPad came in handy when he forgot his passport. Coming to the United States, Martin Reisch realized rather too late that ... Read more...

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War of nerves in Nepal as PM faces ouster


July 31st, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 31 (IANS) Under fire from his own allies, the Maoists, Nepal's communist Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal Sunday sought help from the opposition to save his five-month-old government ... Read more...

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Nine lives lost as air ambulance sent to save one


May 26th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Faridabad, May 26 (IANS) A last ditch attempt to save the life of 20-year-old Rahul Raj by transporting him from Patna to a New Delhi hospital in a chartered air ... Read more...

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Obama’s war cabinet girding up for battle over pace of Afghanistan draw down


March 31st, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 31 (ANI): Military leaders and President Obama's civilian advisers are girding for battle over the size and pace of the planned pullout of U.S. troops from Afghanistan this summer.According to ... Read more...

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Jobless UK salesman puts himself up for sale on eBay!


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 2 (ANI): A UK salesman, who has been jobless for the past two years, is so desperate to find work that he has taken an unusual step - he has ... Read more...

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Gabor undergoes leg amputation surgery


January 15th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 15 (IANS) Veteran actress Zsa Zsa Gabor finally underwent surgery to amputate half of her right leg after a serious gangrene infection spread to her bone.Gabor was admitted to Los ... Read more...

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Silvio Berlusconi blames mafia for latest sex scandal


November 5th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 5 (ANI): In a last-ditch attempt to save his government, Italy's beleaguered Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has blamed the mafia for the latest sex scandal, claiming the underworld had framed ... Read more...

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Jon Stewart’s “The Daily Show” Features President Barack Obama As Special Guest


October 28th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With just days remaining for the mid-term elections, United States President Barack Obama made an appearance on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" on Wednesday. With his ... Read more...

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Tension rises around PDP campus in Kerala


August 14th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kollam (Kerala), Aug 14 (IANS) Tension grew around the sprawling residence-cum-headquarters of People's Democratic Party (PDP) chief Abdul Nazir Maudany, accused in the 2008 Bangalore bombings, as party supporters flocked to the ... Read more...

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RIM ‘optimistic’ on sorting BlackBerry matter with India (Roundup)


August 13th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Rana Ajit and Gurmukh Singh New Delhi/Toronto, Aug 13 (IANS) Senior officials from Canada's Research in Motion (RIM) Friday met the top brass of India's interior ministry in a last-ditch attempt ... Read more...

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Lucille Ball’s heirs fighting over auction of her belongings


July 16th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16 (ANI): Late actress Lucille Ball's heirs are fighting over a planned auction of her belongings, which her daughter says will "prostitute" the star's memory.The sale includes love letters from ... Read more...

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Samy Vellu’s days as Malay-Indian Congress President numbered


May 29th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Kula Lumpur, May 29 (ANI): Pressure is mounting on long-time Malaysian Indian Congress chief S. Samy Vellu, to relinquish his presidential post prematurely.Intra-party elements are rebelling against him and, to ... Read more...

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Serial panties thief no match for Dunedin super sleuth!


April 8th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 8 (ANI): A serial panties thief was caught red-handed, all thanks to a Dunedin super sleuth.Nick Reeves began keeping an overnight watch after hundreds of underwear started disappearing from his ... Read more...

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Jesse James ‘leaves rehab after Sandra Bullock’s phone snub’


April 5th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 5 (ANI): Jesse James has reportedly left an Arizona rehab facility.RadarOnline.com reports that James left the Sierra Tucson clinic, where he was reportedly receiving treatment for sex addiction, ... Read more...

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James told Bullock that he would get help like Woods did


April 1st, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 1 (ANI): In a bid to save his marriage, Jesse James told Sandra Bullock that he would seek treatment like Tiger Woods did.The Oscar-winning actress and her husband have ... Read more...

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Hopes revive for saving Tasmanian devil from extinction


January 1st, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 1 (DPA) Hopes were renewed Friday that the Tasmanian devil could be saved from extinction after Australian researchers picked the genetics of the deadly facial tumours afflicting the world's largest ... Read more...

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Future of Pak cricket in safe hands: Roebuck


December 29th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 29 (ANI): Umar Akmal's brilliance as a batsman and Mohammad Aamer's post-tea burst with the ball against Australia in the Melbourne Test suggests that the future of Pakistan cricket is ... Read more...

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Bengal by-polls: Beleaguered Left faces another challenge


November 6th, 2009 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 6 (IANS) With the Left fast losing its grip over West Bengal under the assault of the Trinamool Congress-led opposition, the by-polls to 10 assembly seats Saturday will be ... Read more...

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Ferguson’s apology a fresh start of our fightback: Referees’ chief


October 16th, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 16(ANI): Following Sir Alex Ferguson's apology to Alan Wiley, referees' chief Alan Leighton claims that managers' would now think twice before abusing or arguing with officials.Ferguson had apologized ... Read more...

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Usher filed for divorce after falling for another older woman


June 18th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18 (ANI): Usher reportedly filed for divorce from his stylist wife Tameka Foster after he fell for a record executive 12 years his senior.The 'Yeah!' hitmaker, filed divorce papers ... Read more...

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Uttarakhand BJP’s Koshiyari quits as Rajya Sabha member


June 17th, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader B.S. Koshiyari Wednesday resigned as a Rajya Sabha member in what appeared to be his last-ditch attempt to pressurise the party ... Read more...

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Peter Andre, Katie Price went for marriage counselling before split


June 12th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 12 (ANI): Before pulling the plug on their marriage, Peter Andre and Katie Price did resort to marriage counselling in a last-ditch attempt to save their crumbling relationship, it has ... Read more...

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Lawrence puts Goa in Santosh Trophy final


June 11th, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 11 (IANS) A penalty by Climax Lawrence in injury time delivered Goa a 1-0 win against a prodigal Tamil Nadu in the semifinals of the 63rd National Football Championship for ... Read more...

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LTTE chief Prabhakaran reportedly shot dead


May 18th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, May 18 (ANI): Liberation of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) chief Velupillai Prabhakaran has reportedly been shot dead along with his son Charles Antony and other Tiger commanders.Unofficial reports said Prabhakaran was ambushed ... Read more...

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Prabhakaran surrounded by government troops, claims Lankan army


May 18th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, May 18 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Army on Monday claimed that Liberation of Tamil Ealam (LTTE) chief Velupillai Prabhakaran, is alive and surrounded by government troops.A BBC report quoted a military ... Read more...

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Campaign ends for first phase of polls in Andhra Pradesh


April 14th, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 14 (IANS) Leaders of all political parties made a last-ditch attempt to woo voters on the last day of campaigning Tuesday for the first phase of simultaneous polls to the ... Read more...

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Fans banned from Israel’s Davis Cup tie


February 28th, 2009 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 28 (IANS) Israel's away Davis Cup tennis tie against Sweden is certain to go ahead without spectators before just a handful of journalists and officials in Malmo as attempts to ... Read more...

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Amy Winehouse wants to work things out with hubby


January 27th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): In a last-ditch attempt to save her marriage, British singer Amy Winehouse has applied to visit her husband Blake Fielder-Civil in the jail.She plans to return to ... Read more...

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US, Britain tried to block Bangladesh’s birth: book


November 24th, 2008 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The US and Britain tried to persuade a top advocate of Bangladesh to help roll back the country's liberation struggle in 1971, citing future threats from "Hindu ... Read more...

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Indian Ocean islanders lose bid to return home


October 22nd, 2008 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 22 (IANS) Britain's highest court of law Wednesday dashed the hopes of thousands of people of returning to their Indian Ocean home of Chagos Islands after being expelled some 40 ... Read more...

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Atwal shoots 66 in Chattanooga Classic golf


October 17th, 2008 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chattanooga (Tennessee), Oct 17 (IANS) A cracker of a six-under 66 in the first round of the Chattanooga Classic golf saw Arjun Atwal of India make a last-ditch attempt at getting into ... Read more...

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Sourav Ganguly appeals to Tata to produce Nano at Singur


October 2nd, 2008 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 2 (IANS) Former Indian cricket skipper Sourav Ganguly, a local hero, Thursday urged Tata group chief Ratan Tata not to shift the Nano factory out of West Bengal and instead ... Read more...

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Bengal government, Tatas to talk on saving Singur project (Roundup)


September 27th, 2008 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) With Tata Motors scouting for an alternate site to shift its Nano car plant from West Bengal, the state government will hold a dialogue with the auto major ... Read more...

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Puducherry chief minister in New Delhi to save ministry


August 16th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Puducherry, Aug 16 (IANS) With five cabinet members turning rebellious, Puducherry Chief Minister N. Rangasamy flew to New Delhi Saturday to meet the Congress high command - the second time this week ... Read more...

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