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He dispels darkness through solar lamps (With photo)


August 20th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Solan (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 20 (IANS) He dispels darkness through solar lamps and compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs)."Eco-man" Gopal Dutt of Solan walks around everyday with a loudspeaker in his hands ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Curfew in Kashmir village after clashes


August 7th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 7 (IANS) Curfew has been imposed in a Kashmir village after one person was killed in clashes between two groups over the use of a mosque loudspeaker Monday ... Read more...

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Police to withdraw poll-linked case against Dikshit (Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Delhi Police Monday moved an application in a court here seeking withdrawal of a case against Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit for allegedly violating the election ... Read more...

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Police arrest several ‘Occupy LA’ protestors


November 28th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Los Angeles police arrested several protesters on Monday after the expiration of the deadline for the Occupy LA protesters to vacate their camp in front ... Read more...

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Communal clash leaves one dead, 10 injured


August 31st, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 31 (IANS) One person was killed and 10 others were injured during a communal clash in Uttar Pradesh's Kaushambhi district Wednesday, police said.Violence erupted after Hindus and Muslims ... Read more...

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Some food for thought for Anna supporters


August 20th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Holding a mike with a mini loudspeaker slung over his shoulder, 35-year-old Kamal Sharma roams around the Ramlila Maidan tent calling out to people to ... Read more...

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Tune in to Uttar Pradesh’s human radio


June 28th, 2011 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Ramabainagar (Uttar Pradesh), June 28 (IANS) "It's 4.15 in the morning...time for the weather report," crackles a loudspeaker perched atop a temple here. For the next 30 minutes, the voice ... Read more...

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Dismembered body of missing girl found in Thane


June 26th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, June 26 (IANS) The dismembered body of a nine-year-old girl missing since the past five days was found in a dense forest here, police said Sunday.The body pieces were ... Read more...

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Kuwaiti teenagers’ heads shaved for reciting love poems


April 2nd, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 2 (IANS) Police in Kuwait shaved the heads of three teenagers after they were caught using a loudspeaker to recite love poems to girls leaving their high school, ... Read more...

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Police shave three Kuwaiti teenagers’ heads for reciting love poems


March 31st, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Mar 31 (ANI): Three Kuwaiti teenagers had their heads shaved by police after they recited love poems to girls leaving their high school.The teenagers were caught using a loudspeaker to recite ... Read more...

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Qantas’ woes continue as ’scary’ cockpit fire forces Sydney-bound jet to divert to Cairns


March 24th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Cairns, Mar 24(ANI): A Sydney-based Qantas Airways' flight from the Philippines has made a forced landing in Cairns after a fire broke out in the plane's cockpit.Qantas said that the Airbus A330 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Elephants really do have long memories


March 16th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that elephants really do have the long memories they are credited with - especially when it comes to danger.A study of African elephants found that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

From humble cycle, he gives lessons in Queen’s English


March 4th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 4 (IANS) He stands in front of his bicycle, which is equipped with a loudspeaker, a microphone, some posters and signboards. "I am sure you would not have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

MQM calls on Pak Army to save country from clutches of ‘feudal lords’


March 1st, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 1(ANI): Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) founder-leader Altaf Hussain has called upon the Pakistan Army to save the beleaguered country.Making a telephonic address from London at the 24th foundation day of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak jail loudspeakers muted as Davis ‘complained of disturbance by morning prayer call’


February 15th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 15(ANI): In a bizarre incident that shows special treatment being meted out to double-murder accused US diplomat Raymond Davis in Pakistani prison, the loudspeakers in Lahore's Kot Lakhpat Jail were ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Fahrenheit 9/11 ‘most successful US documentary ever’


February 9th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9 (ANI): Michael Moore's 'Fahrenheit 9/11', a polemical film about the administration of President George W Bush, is the most successful documentary ever at the US box office.The documentary grossed ... Read more...

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Kids who use cell phones ‘5 times more likely to develop brain tumour’


February 1st, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 01 (ANI): Experts have claimed that Kids who use cell phones could be up to five times more likely to develop a brain tumour than adults.The potential risk could be ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Muslim clerics join hands for polio eradication in Uttar Pradesh


January 28th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma Meerut, Jan 28 (IANS) From sending greeting cards to issuing printed appeals and making announcements from the mosque loudspeaker - Muslim clerics in western Uttar Pradesh are doing everything, and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Is Malayalam Film, Naayika, Anchored In The Life Of The Deceased Actress, Sreevidya?


January 20th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
has, as its female protagonists, Madhu and Sharada, who are the actresses of yesteryear.Naayika has been scripted by Deedi Damodaran, who had previously been the scriptwriter of Gulmohar, which had ... Read more...

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Brit-Muslim man threatens to “kill” cousin for not wearing headscarf


January 19th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19 (ANI): A British-Muslim woman has approached a London court for justice after her cousin allegedly threatened to kill her because she had abandoned wearing a 'hijab' or headscarf, which ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Al Qaeda linked Islamist group executes two teenage girls in Somalia by firing squad


October 29th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 29 (ANI): An Al Qaeda-linked Islamist group has executed two teenage girls in Somalia by firing squad.According to the Daily Mail, Al Shahbab leader Sheik Mohamed Ibrahim sentenced the girls ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda linked Islamist group executes two teenage girls in Somalia


October 29th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 29 (ANI): An Al Qaeda-linked Islamist group has executed two teenage girls in Somalia by firing squad.According to the Daily Mail, Al Shahbab leader Sheik Mohamed Ibrahim sentenced the girls ... Read more...

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Local Taliban leader among insurgents killed in Afghanistan


October 25th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A local Taliban leader was among several insurgents killed during coalition operations throughout Afghanistan on late Sunday, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said.ISAF said Mustafa, a ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Taliban leader involved in NYT journalist Farrell’s kidnapping among insurgents arrested in Afghanistan


October 5th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A Taliban district leader who was directly involved in the kidnapping of British New York Times reporter Stephen Farrell was among numerous insurgents arrested in operations across Afghanistan, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Curfew relaxed in parts of Srinagar


September 18th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 18 (IANS) Six days after imposing indefinite curfew, authorities Saturday relaxed the restrictions in uptown areas of Srinagar from 12 noon to 4 p.m. and in other places across ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Man kills schizophrenic wife for cutting stereo cable


September 15th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 15 (ANI): An annoyed husband killed his schizophrenic wife by feeding her 28 times her normal anti-psychotic drug dosage because she cut the cable to his stereo loudspeaker.Hungt Kiat Tan ... Read more...

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Haqqani Network facilitator and several insurgents captured in Afghanistan


September 13th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Afghan and coalition security forces captured a Haqqani Network facilitator, along with several insurgents, during two overnight operations in Khost province, NATO said on Monday.Intelligence sources led ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Chinese man probed for building underground house


September 3rd, 2010 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 3 (IANS) A 64-year-old man who was building an underground house for his family has become a subject of a probe by authorities in China's Henan province. Chen Xinnian is now ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Communal clash during Janmashtami function, eight injured


September 2nd, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 2 (IANS) Eight people, including two policemen, were injured in a communal clash at a function organised for Janmashtami here, police said Thursday. The clash took place at Hindpiri colony late ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga scared of using mobile phone


August 31st, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 31(ANI): Lady Gaga is scared of mobile phones, according to sources.The singer is so terrified of using a mobile phone that she gets one of her entourage to key in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Security forces rescue 27 Afghans illegaly imprisoned and tortured in secret Taliban prison


August 19th, 2010 - 1:46 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A joint operation in southern Afghanistan found 27 Afghan men who were being held as prisoners illegally by the Taliban in a makeshift prison compound near Musa ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

‘Bag Nazi’ airline attendant’s mother defends him


August 11th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 11 (ANI): The mother of a flight attendant who reportedly called a passenger a "f*cking assh**e" over his plane's public address system before grabbing two beers and exiting on an ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Trouble follows celebrations of Friendship Day by students near Pune


August 2nd, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
By Shivaji SalukeTheur (Maharashtra), Aug 2 (ANI): Four hundred students were arrested at Theur near Pune, Maharashtra for serving liquor in a party, without taking prior permission from the police.Students, including boys ... Read more...

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Taliban cell leader and other suspected insurgents captured throughout Afghanistan


July 25th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Numerous suspected insurgents, including a Taliban cell leader and a Haggani sub-commander, were captured by Afghan and coalition forces on Saturday, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) ... Read more...

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Teenager killed in Srinagar firing, day’s toll hits three


July 6th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 6 (IANS) A teenager was shot dead in Srinagar Tuesday evening, taking the number of people killed in firing by security forces during the day to three. Abrar Ahmad, 14, ... Read more...

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