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Business Baron Dan Duncan Passes Away At 77


March 30th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Houston, Mar 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Houston based energy baron Dan Duncan, the billionaire businessman who was liked by all for his gentle and philanthropic attitude, passed away on Monday, at ... Read more...

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Brit taxpayers spend 500m pounds annually on 30,000 government employees!


July 14th, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): According to figures revealed through Freedom of Information, British taxpayers are spending a whopping 500 million pounds on almost 30,000 government employees in a year.The breaking up of ... Read more...

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School gets huge bill for banning Sikh bracelet


April 20th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (IANS) A school in Wales that had banned a Sikh student from wearing a kara (bracelet) has lost a high court battle over the issue and has been asked ... Read more...

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Palin’s campaign adviser now wants to make babies


April 19th, 2009 - 11:13 am ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 19 (ANI): Nicolle Wallace, the campaign adviser of Sarah Palin, is through with politics.Wallace, who was blamed for Palin's notorious 150,000-dollar clothes-shopping spree, told Marie Claire: "My professional ... Read more...

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UK Govt. forks out taxpayer’s money to support luxurious MP pensions


April 1st, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 1 (ANI): After its announcement that the taxpayers will be forced to pay 13.2 million pounds-a-year to bail out MPs' pensions, the Gordon Brown Government is facing opposition from ... Read more...

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UK council slammed for advertising for 40K pound ‘recession support coordinator’ job


March 26th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.26 (ANI): The Gloucestershire County Council has been slammed for advertising for a "Recession Support Coordinator" - with a salary of up to 39,999 pounds. The position is taxpayer-funded position and ... Read more...

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PS7,000 of Brit taxpayers money wasted on petty political probe


March 14th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 14 (ANI): When a British councillor left a planning committee discussion for just 25 seconds to get a cup of tea, he would not have thought that he would ... Read more...

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Brit ministers blasted for blowing PS50m on office furnishings


December 27th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 27 (ANI): Brit ministers have come under fire for blowing more than 50 million pounds on their lavish office furnishings including 750,000 pounds on pot plants.According to the figures ... Read more...

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Criminals paid 20 pounds to share prison with paedophiles!


December 15th, 2008 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15 (ANI): Twenty jailed criminals were paid 20 pounds each to share a cell with paedophiles.Although the criminals were hardly in any contact with sex offenders, they were terrified ... Read more...

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Princes Willis and Harry raise just PS1,500 each on African charity trip


November 9th, 2008 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
!-- NO IMAGE -- London, Nov 9 (ANI): Princes William and Harry have managed to raise just 1,500 pounds each for their much- publicised motorbike charity ride across Africa.However, 83 other people ... Read more...

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Innovative foot massages may control bad behaviour among kids


November 3rd, 2008 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 3 (ANI): Teachers may now spare the rod without the risk of spoiling school children, for foot and head messages may help them control bad behaviour among kids. A ... Read more...

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Palin, Biden train hard for veep debate on Thursday


October 1st, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): Democratic vice presidential nominee Joe Biden and his rival Sarah Palin are training hard and not taking anything for granted before the only vice presidential debate of ... Read more...

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UK has spent over five million pounds sustaining clerics of hate


July 8th, 2008 - 7:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): Preachers of hate such as hook-handed Abu Hamza have cost the British Government over five million pounds in legal aid and court costs. Hamza, now facing deportation to ... Read more...

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Blair accused of playing the system to build property empire


May 26th, 2008 - 4:57 pm ICT by admin
London, May 26 (ANI): Former British PM Tony Blair has been accused of playing the system to build his property empire after it was revealed that he used his MPs expenses ... Read more...

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In UK, foreign criminals awaiting deportation have plasma TVs, Nintendo games


February 4th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb.4 (ANI): In a development that could send shivers down the spines of most Britons, a new report has revealed that at least three criminals are freed from jail every hour ... Read more...

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Politically correct ‘non-jobs’ cost Brit taxpayers PS600m annually!


December 28th, 2007 - 6:50 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 28 (ANI): A new study has revealed that about 600 million pounds of taxpayer's money were spent on nondescript jobs in Britain last year. Based on an analysis of job ... Read more...

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Smoking cannabis in medium doses may help ease neuropathic pain


November 14th, 2007 - 2:48 am ICT by admin
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