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Kiwi rescuers free baby seal entangled in a thong


September 6th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) A seal pup in New Zealand had a lucky escape after getting entangled in a thong which rescuers found wrapped around its neck.The creature was swimming ... Read more...

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Jilted wife goes berserk against rival’s mother


August 1st, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) A mother of six children in Britain left a 53-year-old woman in a pool of blood after a brutal attack at a school's playground. She suspected ... Read more...

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Hot air balloon disrupts flights in London


April 13th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) Flights were temporarily halted Friday in London's second largest airport Gatwick after a hot air balloon flew into its airspace.Planes had to wait on the tarmac ... Read more...

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Lucky escape for 25 kids in school bus accident (Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 11 (IANS) Twentyfive children travelling in a school bus had a miraculous escape early Saturday when their vehicle overturned after being hit by a speeding car on Fatehpur ... Read more...

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Italy shipwreck: 75 Indians return, rest on way


January 19th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) A near-death experience and the sheer miracle to be alive. Around 75 Indians of the 200 rescued from the sunken Italian cruise ship 'Costa Concordia' ... Read more...

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Werner Coetzee has a lucky escape from a Great White Shark attack


December 24th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Johannesburg, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A South African angler counts himself lucky to be alive after a horrific encounter with a great white shark. Werner Coetzee says he was just moments away ... Read more...

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Surfer Stephen King has a lucky escape from shark attack


December 12th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Dec 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A surfer believes he is the “luckiest” person in the world after a shark missed him just barely. Stephen King of NSW was left with only minor ... Read more...

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77 years old Aiden Cassidy rescued before mobility scooter blew up in flames


August 5th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
A 77-year-old pensioner Aiden Cassidy was rescued just moments before his mobility scooter exploded in flames. Cassidy who is a stroke victim and paralyzed on the left side was driving in ... Read more...

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Rally drivers survive 300-foot fall!


June 5th, 2011 - 1:40 am ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), June 5 (IANS) Ashwin Gowda and co-driver Anoop Kumar miraculously survived a 300-foot fall into a valley and escaped unhurt after their car, taking part in the Rally ... Read more...

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Sandhya: Injured But Had A Lucky Escape


January 11th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
, a Malayalam film at one of the famous shooting spots of Kerala where her bike hydroplaned.Sandhya with her co-star Indranjith was shooting near Chalakudy’s Athirapally waterfall. Indrajith who became famous ... Read more...

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When a basketball player almost poleaxed pregnant Penelope Cruz


December 28th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): Soon-to-be-mum Penelope Cruz had a lucky escape while watching a basketball match, when a player nearly fell on her.The 'Vicky Cristina Barcelona' actress attended the Los Angeles Lakers ... Read more...

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36 Indians have miraculous escape in Nepal


December 25th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 25 (IANS) Three dozen Indian pilgrims and their Nepali guide had a lucky escape Christmas day morning when their bus jumped off the road and fell nearly 15 ... Read more...

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Anand has same points as Carlsen, but trails in tie-break


December 16th, 2010 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand played out a draw against Michael Adams but Magnus Carlsen escaped with a draw against Vladimir Kramnik in the sixth round of the London Classic Chess ... Read more...

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US builder survives being shot in the face by nail gun


December 1st, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 1 (ANI): An American man, who is a builder, has revealed the lucky escape he had when he was shot in the face by a nail gun.Victor Benavidez, 28, ... Read more...

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Princess Beatrice in car crash terror


October 13th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (IANS) Princess Beatrice escaped unhurt as her car smashed between a bus and a coach near Buckingham Palace -- home to her grandmother, the Queen.Princess Beatrice burst into tears ... Read more...

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Diver hurt at Commonwealth Games swimming complex


July 27th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) In a freak accident, a diver was injured Tuesday at the Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Swimming Complex during the National Federation Cup, a test event for the Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Beyonce’s lucky escape in London taxi smash


July 8th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 08 (ANI): American singer Beyonce Knowles had a lucky escape when she opened her car door and it was ripped off its hinges by a London taxi.Beyonce with ... Read more...

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Chelsea joins Manchester City for Milner bid


May 21st, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 21(ANI): Premier League champions Chelsea has joined Manchester City in the fight to sign Aston Villa midfielder James Milner.Milner has two years left on his 40,000 pounds-a-week contract, but ... Read more...

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Teens shot at a birthday party in Bronx


May 10th, 2010 - 12:53 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bronx, May 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A birthday party in Bronx turned deadly for some of the attendees because of gunfire. According to the police the incident happened on Sunday. Two teenagers were ... Read more...

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Collingwood this time has rain to thank


May 5th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Guyana, May 5 (IANS) England captain Paul Collingwood admitted rain played a part in their progress into the Super Eight stage of World Twenty20 Tuesday after they had a lucky escape against ... Read more...

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Times square’s lucky escape from another 26/11


May 3rd, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April May 3 (IANS) As America heaved a collective sigh over the lucky escape from what could have been its 26/11, media recalled other breaks including the arrest of ... Read more...

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Teens are risk takers, say scientists


March 26th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Risk taking peaks in adolescence, according to scientists. In research published in the journal Cognitive Development, children, adolescents and adults aged 9-35 years chose between risky and safe options ... Read more...

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Brit boy, 5, steals father’s car, drives for four miles!


March 19th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 19 (ANI): A five-year-old British boy is said to have stolen his father's 4x4 and driven for more than four miles along country lanes and a dual carriageway before finally ... Read more...

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India look to seal series against South Africa


February 23rd, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Gwalior, Feb 23 (IANS) After winning a cliffhanger in Jaipur, India will be looking to seal the three-match series when they face South Africa in the second One-Day International at the ... Read more...

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9-year-old Brit girl survives 30ft plunge from window!


January 4th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): A young British girl is said to have had a lucky escape when she jumped out of a second-floor flat window at a New Year's Eve party and ... Read more...

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Truck, car hit by superfast train, no casualty


November 13th, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 13 (IANS) It was a lucky escape for 10 people sitting inside a truck and a car when their vehicles were hit by a superfast train Friday at an unmanned ... Read more...

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Toddler comes under train, but survives in Australia


October 16th, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 16 (DPA) Australians were aghast Friday at security camera footage that shows a young mother watching in horror as a pram with her six-month-old baby rolls off a Melbourne train ... Read more...

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Arsenal star Bendtner’s Aston Martin smashed in crash


September 29th, 2009 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
London, Sep.29 (ANI): Football star Nicklas Bendtner's 160,000 pound Aston Martin was a mangled wreck after he crashed it while driving to his club's training ground.The car careered off the road ... Read more...

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Jamie Lee Curtis blames early fame exposure for MJ’s death


July 21st, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): Actress Jamie Lee Curtis thinks that early exposure to fame is the reason behind Michael Jackson's death, insisting she almost suffered the same fate.The actress does not ... Read more...

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Plane hits car at German air show


July 12th, 2009 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 12 (DPA) A family of three had a lucky escape Sunday when their car was struck by a plane performing acrobatics at an air show in the south of Germany. The ... Read more...

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Crocodile takes boys’ best friend


June 15th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 15 (DPA) Two schoolboys playing on a riverbank on Australia's west coast had a lucky escape when a 3.5-metre crocodile picked on their 10-year-old black Labrador instead of them, news ... Read more...

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Turkish port workers lucky escape from certain death


March 5th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 5 (ANI): A Turkish port worker can count himself as being one of the lucky few, for he suffered only a broken arm after being struck by a lorry, ... Read more...

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Narrow escape for Pathankot-Delhi Express in Punjab


January 17th, 2009 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), Jan 17 (IANS) Hundreds of passengers of the Pathankot-Delhi Express train had a lucky escape Saturday as it was stopped by applying emergency brakes, barely 100 metres away from a ... Read more...

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Ramsays mistress wanted to see Cowell to further her career


November 28th, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 28 (ANI): Sarah Symonds, who is said to have had a seven-year affair with celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay, tried desperately to meet Simon Cowell and use him to boost ... Read more...

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European Parliament delegation has lucky escape in Mumbai


November 27th, 2008 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) A 16-member delegation of the European Parliament had a lucky escape at the Taj Mahal Palace and Tower Hotel in Mumbai Wednesday night.The delegation checked into the ... Read more...

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