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Policeman kidnapped in Russia


August 24th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Armed men in masks kidnapped a police officer in Russia's troubled southwestern region of Ingushetia, officials said Friday.The abduction occurred in Malgobek town late Thursday. ... Read more...

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Designer Abhishek Dutta spreads message of ‘No Pollution’


August 6th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Fashion with a message - that was the idea behind designer Abhishek Dutta's one-of-a-kind show at the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2012 here Monday. His models ... Read more...

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Seven gunned down in Pakistani shop


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) At least seven people, including two policemen, died Sunday after unidentified masked gunmen opened fire at a shop in Pakistan's Quetta city, officials said.The attack ... Read more...

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Mexican city distributes masks for volcano ash


May 7th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 7 (IANS/EFE) Mexico City has started distributing 483,000 masks to residents who might need protection from the ash being spewed by the Popocatepetl volcano.The Federal District's Public ... Read more...

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Mirwaiz Umer condemns efforts to trigger sectarian strife


April 27th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 27 (IANS) Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, chairman of the moderate Hurriyat group, Friday said his group would oppose and expose religious institutions being supported by the government to create ... Read more...

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China issues sandstorm alert


April 22nd, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) China's meteorological authorities Sunday issued a low-level alert against sandstorms that are expected to hit the country's northwest regions.China has a four-colour coded warning system, ... Read more...

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India showed strong growth amid global slowdown: IMF


March 15th, 2012 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (IANS) Even as overall growth in the G20 slowed in the fourth quarter of 2011, growth increased strongly in India and Indonesia, modestly in the United States, ... Read more...

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India growth increased strongly in Q4: IMF


March 14th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) Growth in India and Indonesia increased strongly, increased modestly in the United States, but slowed somewhat in China even as overall growth in the G20 slowed ... Read more...

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Woman gets life’s rudest shock after 200 surgeries


March 10th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 10 (IANS) A 20-year-old Chinese woman who spent over 4 million yuan ($633,858) on more than 200 plastic surgeries received a rude shock when told that she could ... Read more...

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Three oil plant workers suffocate to death


January 9th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 8 (IANS) Three workers at an oil refining plant here died of suffocation when they climbed into a oil tank to clean it Sunday, police said.Police have arrested ... Read more...

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Latin American economy to grow 3.7 percent in 2012: UN panel


December 22nd, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, Dec 22 (IANS/EFE) Latin American and Caribbean nations will enjoy growth of 3.7 percent in 2012 after expanding 4.3 percent this year, the UN Economic Commission for Latin America ... Read more...

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Fox goes for weekly facials


December 14th, 2011 - 9:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 14 (IANS) When actress Megan Fox is not working, she pampers her skin with an oxygen facial once a week."I don't have time to do masks, but I ... Read more...

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BJP trying to use Anna as front, says Congress


December 13th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of trying to use Anna Hazare as a "front" and said constitutional process cannot be ... Read more...

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From black tragedy emerged many heroes


December 9th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) The ghastly fire at the AMRI Hospital that claimed over 80 lives also brought to the fore the undying human spirit and threw up ... Read more...

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‘Occupy LA’ protestors defy order to evacuate by Sunday midnight


November 28th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Occupy LA protesters have defied an order to evacuate the City Hall by Sunday midnight. With the deadline passed, the Los Angeles Police Department has ... Read more...

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Long-list of Man Asian Literary Prize (To go with New Indian fiction takes Asian centrestage)


November 3rd, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) India dominates the list of 12 books long-listed for the Man Asian Literary Prize, the Booker for Asia.The contenders are:"The Wandering Falcon" by Jamil Ahmad ... Read more...

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Team Anna faces MPs’ ire, notices to Kejriwal, Bhushan


September 3rd, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) A day after Team Anna members launched a frontal attack on the government, accusing it playing "dirty tricks", Anna Hazare's key associates Prashant Bhushan ... Read more...

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Time to re-examine parliamentary privilege: Bhushan


September 3rd, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) After he received a breach of privilege notice earlier in the day for his remarks against MPs, Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan Saturday said ... Read more...

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I will not say sorry to parliament: Bedi


September 2nd, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Team Anna member Kiran Bedi Tuesday that she is not apologetic for her remarks made against parliamentarians who have moved a privilege notice against ... Read more...

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London looters stole masks to hide identity


August 9th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) London looters struck at a fancy dress store from where they stole masks so that they could hide their identity, media reports said.At Clapham Junction, the ... Read more...

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New Sangeet Natak Akademi museum to open next month


July 18th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The National Museum of Performing Arts, a new archive to preserve and showcase documentary material in possession of the Sangeet Natak Akademi (SNA), will ... Read more...

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Sale of life-like masks booms in China


June 27th, 2011 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 27 (IANS) Ultra-thin masks that look like human skin with only holes for eyes and nostrils have recently become a craze in China. This has, however, evoked concern ... Read more...

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Britney, Rihanna kiss on stage


May 23rd, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) Singers Britney Spears and Rihanna kissed each other on the stage at the Billboard Awards, reminding onlookers of the liplock between Madonna and Britney eight ... Read more...

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Iceland volcano ash blows to north


May 23rd, 2011 - 6:01 am ICT by IANS
Reykjavik, May 23 (IANS) The ash cloud formed by Iceland's latest volcanic eruption is blowing to the north, and indicates that it will not get to the European mainland at ... Read more...

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Two British women gang raped in the Caribbean


May 18th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) Two British women - university students working on a wildlife conservation project - have been gang raped by six masked men on a remote beach in ... Read more...

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Artisans across globe create Obama-Osama souvenirs


May 4th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Artists in Italy and China have created figurines showing US President Barack Obama's 'victory' over international terrorist Osama bin Laden.Genny Di Virgilio, an Italian artist, has ... Read more...

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Lopez doesn’t prefer facial treatments


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:42 am ICT by IANS
London, May 2 (IANS) Singer Jennifer Lopez doesn't go for facial treatments as she thinks that relaxing, getting plenty of sleep and drinking a lot of water is key ... Read more...

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France puts burqua ban into effect


April 11th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Apr.11 (ANI): A law which bans all facial coverings, except motor cycle helmets or welding masks and masks used for health issues has been imposed in France with effect from Monday.The ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga ‘to install Grammys stage egg as a bed in her NY condo’


March 21st, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 21 (ANI): Lady Gaga is reportedly planning to install her Grammys stage egg as a bed in her swanky New York condo.Pop star is apparently spending 1.2 million pounds on ... Read more...

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Chinese relics illegally sold online


March 21st, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 21 (IANS) Valuable Chinese relics are now finding their way outside the country through a growing illegal online business, a media report said Monday.The State Administration of Cultural ... Read more...

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Berlusconi’s ‘bunga-bunga’ mystery solved!


March 17th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 17 (ANI): Silvio Berlusconi's infamous 'bunga-bunga' parties are in a three-phase sequence, claim prosecutors.In their latest report, prosecutors have said that 'bunga-bunga' describe the three-phase sequence of Italian Prime Minister's ... Read more...

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Japan nuke plant explodes


March 12th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar. 12 (ANI): Japan's Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant exploded on Saturday, a day after a massive earthquake damaged the facility's cooling system.The Fukushima No 1 plant is located about 250 ... Read more...

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Thousands celebrate traditional demon fair in Kullu


February 21st, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Kullu, Feb.21 (ANI): Thousands attended the traditional eight-day-long Fagli Fair or demon fair on Sunday in Himachal Pradesh.The fair started with the beginning of the Phagun month of the Hindu calendar and ... Read more...

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Japanese teenagers obsessed with hiding faces behind medical masks


January 29th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): Experts have warned that there is a growing culture among teenagers in Japan to hide their faces behind white medical masks.The disposable facemasks are a favourite among Japanese ... Read more...

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Rs.100 mn robbery in Chandigarh jewellery store (Second Lead)


January 13th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 12 (IANS) In what is believed to be the biggest heist in the history of this union territory, a gang of 10-15 robbers dressed in police uniforms looted jewellery worth ... Read more...

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