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Two Chinese street motorbike racers may get death penalty

March 6th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (IANS) Two street motorbike racers in China's Shanghai city who were detained and charged with dangerous driving may face the death penalty in line with new guidelines, ... Read more...

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Licence plates costlier than cars in China

February 20th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 20 (IANS) The prices of licence plates in China seem to be going through the roof as in some instances what one pays to buy a licence plate ... Read more...

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To curb pollution, China reverts to bicycles

February 9th, 2012 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Feb 9 (IANS) China, once a nation of bicycles, is reverting to it as a means of movement once again in a measure to push government vehicles off the ... Read more...

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Brother turns himself in China toll evasion case

January 16th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 16 (IANS) The toll evasion case in China's Henan province that triggered a massive public outcry over the heavy punishment has taken a turn as the brother of a farmer ... Read more...

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15 killed in car bomb attack in Russia (Lead)

September 9th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 9 (DPA) A suicide car bomb attack in a busy marketplace in Russia's Vladikavkaz city, capital of North Ossetia, left at least 15 people dead Thursday, according to the Itar-Tass ... Read more...

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Was The Husband of Politician Carey Torrice Stalking Her Election Rival?

July 3rd, 2010 - 3:02 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Macomb County Commisioner Carey Torrice has landed in yet another scandal, but this one is much different and more dangerous than the previous attention which she gained after ... Read more...

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Smoking car bomb found in Times Square (Second Lead)

May 2nd, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 2 (DPA) Police evacuated part of Times Square after finding a car bomb in the busy midtown Manhattan district Saturday night. Officers on the scene confirmed the device was a ... Read more...

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Kiwi motorists causing offence with rude licence plates

February 8th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 8 (ANI): Implementation of Australian licence plate system of three letters and three numbers has led to a rise in the number of rude combinations by New Zealand motorists.According to ... Read more...

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Two US Consulate employees arrested in Pakistan amid heightened diplomatic row

January 9th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan. 9 (ANI): Two Pakistani employees of the US Consulate, who were earlier held for driving vehicles bearing fake licence plates, have been arrested in Karachi again.Ghulam Jilani and Mazhar Ali ... Read more...

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Consider counsel’s suggestion to curb drunken driving: Court

March 26th, 2009 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday asked the government to consider the steps suggested by a lawyer, who appeared in a drink-and-drive case, to curb the menace. Amicus Curiae ... Read more...

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Barack Obama licence plates unveiled to benefit Illinois libraries

February 14th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Chicago, February 14 (ANI): An "Illinois Salutes Barack Obama" licence plate has been unveiled in the State, which can be used for 60 days from Tuesday onwards. The temporary licence place ... Read more...

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Now, a UFO over Sydney Harbour Bridge spotted on Google Maps

December 11th, 2008 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 11 (ANI): In the latest UFO riddle to grip Australia, a reader has spotted what appears to be a flying saucer hovering directly above Millers Point while checking out ... Read more...

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Stone-pelting on Indian diplomat’s car during shutdown in Nepal

November 20th, 2008 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) An Indian diplomat's car was pelted with stones Thursday during an anti-Maoist shutdown in Nepal's Kathmandu valley. Indian officials said that it was only a case of ... Read more...

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China’s couples throng to marry on day of three eights

August 9th, 2008 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, Aug 9 (Xinhua) The joy was written all over the faces of Sun Zhengbiao and Xue Jiaojiao after they tied the knot Friday morning, the day of the auspicious three eights. ... Read more...

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Over 16,000 Beijing couples want to make the most of 8!

August 6th, 2008 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Beijing, Aug 6 (RIA Novosti) A total of 16,400 Chinese couples are planning to tie the knot Friday as a combination of the Olympic opening ceremony and a numerical coincidence of ... Read more...

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Beijing motorists find alternative modes of transport for Olympics

July 18th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 18 (Xinhua) With not even a month left for the Olympics, people of Beijing are shedding their four-wheelers for more convenient alternative modes of transport. To commute freely, Jiang Shengping ... Read more...

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Private cars to be on Beijing streets on alternate days

July 16th, 2008 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
By Pranay Sharma Beijing, July 16 (IANS) Car owners in Beijing will have to remember the last digit of their licence plates and the day of the week before taking their vehicles out ... Read more...

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US, British diplomats detained, threatened in Zimbabwe

June 6th, 2008 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
DPA Harare, June 5 (DPA) A group of US and British diplomats investigating reports of violence in Zimbabwe were detained Thursday by armed police, soldiers and ruling party militiamen who threatened to assault ... Read more...

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Indian jailed in Cambodia for failed motorbike scam

May 6th, 2008 - 11:59 am ICT by admin
DPA Phnom Penh, May 6 (DPA) An Indian national has been remanded in custody after he allegedly rented a motorbike for two days and twice tried to sell it for a plane ticket ... Read more...

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China asks fliers to remove shoes at security check

March 28th, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by admin
(Olympics Snippets) Xinhua Beijing, March 28 (Xinhua) Aviation authorities are now telling passengers in China to remove their shoes for safety checks as part of a tighter security system ahead of the Olympic Games ... Read more...

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