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‘Brain wired differently in autobiographical memory’


July 31st, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 31 (IANS) US scientists have discovered intriguing differences in the brains of an extraordinary group of people who can effortlessly recall every moment of their lives from 10 ... Read more...

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Tom Cruise’s lawyer threatens to sue National Enquirer


July 13th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tom Cruise’s lawyer has threatened to sue the National Enquirer over a story which alleged that Katie Holmes had been living in a ‘house of horrors’.According ... Read more...

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766 complaints of paid news received in Jan-March polls: Quraishi


July 6th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Election Commission received a staggering 766 complaints of paid news during the January-March assembly elections, of which 253 were found to be true, the ... Read more...

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Mubarak faking bad health in court: Report


May 15th, 2012 - 4:03 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 15 (IANS) Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has been exaggerating the extent of his medical problems during recent court appearances, where he has been charged with killing hundreds ... Read more...

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Venezuelan killed by stray shot from prison


May 10th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, May 10 (IANS/EFE) The Venezuelan government confirmed Wednesday that a Caracas resident died at his home when he was struck by a stray bullet fired from inside a nearby ... Read more...

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Remarkable turnout in parliamentary elections: Syrian minister


May 8th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, May 7 (IANS) Syrian Interior Minister Mohammad Ibrahim Al Sha'ar said Monday that the parliamentary elections are moving smoothly with a "remarkable" turnout."The voting is moving normally... There ... Read more...

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PMO dismisses report about Gen Bikram Singh links to PM


May 5th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Prime Minister's Office Friday dismissed as "scurrilous, irresponsible and mischievous", a media report about Army Chief-designate Lt Gen Bikram Singh or his wife ... Read more...

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Priest slain in Colombia


May 3rd, 2012 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, May 3 (IANS/EFE) The Rev. Jesus Maria Parra, a priest of Colombia's Orthodox Catholic denomination, was fatally shot at a downtown Bogota hotel he owned, police said Wednesday.Two suspects ... Read more...

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170 Mexican kids sick after having food at school


May 1st, 2012 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 1 (IANS/EFE) About 170 children and six adults fell sick after having food at a party at an elementary school in the Mexican Pacific resort city of ... Read more...

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Reporter murdered in Mexico


April 30th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Veracruz (Mexico), April 30 (IANS/EFE) The body of Regina Martinez, the Proceso magazine correspondent in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz, was found in her house. She had been strangled ... Read more...

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Eight cops arrested in Mexico for sexual assaults


April 12th, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), April 12 (IANS/EFE) Eight newly hired Nuevo Leon state police officers have been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting two young women in northern Mexico, state officials said.The officers ... Read more...

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Medvedev proposes databank on rogue officials


March 23rd, 2012 - 7:24 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has proposed establishing an online resource that would provide information on action taken against government officials guilty of abuses and other ... Read more...

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Odisha begins dialogue to secure release of Italians


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 22 (IANS) The Odisha government Thursday began a dialogue with two interlocutors named by Maoists to secure the safe release of two Italians who have been held hostage ... Read more...

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Yemeni warplanes bomb Al-Qaeda bases, 18 killed


March 19th, 2012 - 5:14 am ICT by IANS
Aden (Yemen), March 19 (IANS) At least 18 terrorists were killed and dozens of others injured after Yemeni warplanes bombed several bases of the Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda guns down American in Yemen (Lead)


March 18th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Aden (Yemen), March 18 (IANS) Terror outfit Al Qaeda Sunday claimed responsibility for killing a US citizen working as an English teacher at a Swedish-run institute in Yemen, media reports ... Read more...

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Pope blesses worshippers via Twitter


February 24th, 2012 - 7:24 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Pope Benedict XVI will share his blessings during the 40-day Lenten season via Twitter, the head of Vatican's social communications office, Claudio Maria Celli said ... Read more...

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Deadly prison fire an accident: Honduras


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Feb 22 (IANS/EFE) The fire that claimed 359 lives last week in a prison in central Honduras "was merely an accidental occurrence and not caused by criminal hands", the ... Read more...

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Student loan penalty plan abandoned in UK


February 16th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A controversial measure by the UK government to punish students who pay off their student loans early has been abandoned, several media outlets report. The government was ... Read more...

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Robbers walk out of Argentine bank with sacks of mail


December 30th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Dec 30 (IANS/EFE) Seven armed assailants wearing masks stormed a bank in the Argentine capital Thursday but walked out only with two sacks of letters.The Hollywood-style heist took ... Read more...

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Punjab voters being lured with drugs: Poll panel


December 28th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 28 (IANS) Political parties luring voters with drugs and liquor in poll-bound Punjab is a "serious" issue, the Central Election Commission said Wednesday.Speaking to reporters here, Chief Election ... Read more...

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Mark Chapman falls for Twitter prank


December 21st, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) BBC is being criticized for not properly vetting contents that viewers send on its shows after Radio 5 Live presenter Mark Chapman fell for the “I McHunt” ... Read more...

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Gavaskar clears stand on BCCI


December 14th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) A day after slamming the powerful Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) over payment of his dues, former India captain Sunil Gavaskar said ... Read more...

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Cops beat protesting journalists in Honduras


December 14th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Dec 14 (IANS/EFE) Several people were beaten by police and troops here Tuesday during a protest to demand justice for 24 journalists murdered in Honduras over the last eight ... Read more...

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Boise State all set to join Big East


December 7th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) From the 2013 season, Boise State will join the Big East, several reports suggest. ESPN reports that a formal announcement of the decision will be made ... Read more...

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Journalist slain in Honduras


December 7th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Dec 7 (IANS/EFE) Journalist Luz Marina Paz and a companion were gunned down Tuesday in Tegucigalpa, Honduran police said.Two men on a motorcycle opened fire at Paz and the ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen is the victim of an ‘accident hoax’


December 2nd, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Witnesses indicate that Charlie Sheen lost control of his snowboard and struck a tree at a high rate of speed. Charlie Sheen was air lifted by ... Read more...

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Woman claims 13-year affair with U.S. presidential hopeful Herman Cain


November 29th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by BNO News
ATLANTA (BNO NEWS) -- An Atlanta woman came forward on Monday evening to claim she had a 13-year-long affair with Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain, just weeks after a series of claims ... Read more...

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Russia not to let foreigners set up media outlets


November 17th, 2011 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will not change legislation forbidding foreigners to set up media outlets in the country when the country joins the World Trade Organisation (WTO)."Our main ... Read more...

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Taliban step up attacks ahead of Afghan Loya Jirga


November 4th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 4 (IANS) Amid the Afghan government's efforts to convene Loya Jirga or traditional grand assembly of tribal elders to get national endorsement for inking the possible strategic ... Read more...

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‘Senorita’ girl visits Delhi


October 20th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS/EFE) Maria del Mar Fernandez, the Spanish voice behind the Bollywood hit song "Senorita", is experiencing first-hand India's passion for the single during her visit to ... Read more...

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Are Cam Newton & Ciara dating?


October 19th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest celebrity dating gossip is that football rookie Cam Newton and Ciara are dating. Several media outlets claim that the two are going on a ... Read more...

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Dissatisfied customer murders tailor


September 1st, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Sep 1 (IANS/EFE) A customer dissatisfied with the adjustments made to a pair of pants stabbed a tailor to death in Venezuela, media reports said.Sabato Moschiano, a 43-year-old Italian ... Read more...

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Anna ready to talk but with riders (Roundup)


August 21st, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) On the sixth day of his hunger strike, social activist Anna Hazare Sunday said the door for talks with the government was open but ... Read more...

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Vatican launches own internet news portal


June 29th, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Rome, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Pope Benedict XVI has launched Vatican's new information website by writing a short Twitter message on an iPad."Dear Friends, I just launched News.va. Praised be ... Read more...

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Amber rose is not expecting


June 4th, 2011 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) Model Amber Rose denies rumours that she is expecting a baby with rapper boyfriend Wiz Khalifa.Rose, who previously romanced singer Kanye West, has been ... Read more...

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