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Earthquake shakes China’s Yunnan province


September 7th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Sept 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) At least 20 people have been confirmed dead when a series of devastating earthquakes hit the southwest of china. One of the earthquakes is said to have ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Police cane charge violent medics in UP


September 4th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 4 (IANS) Junior doctors in Gorakhpur district of Uttar Pradesh resorted to violence, damaged cars and thrashed people, forcing police to cane charge them, after some of their ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Tribals upset over ban on traditional weapons


August 31st, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 31 (IANS) Tribals in Chhattisgarh are furious over police moves to ban their traditional weapons in public places, particularly in village haats, or markets.Bastar Range Inspector General of ... Read more...

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Olympics women’s hockey: China lose to Japan, miss making semis


August 7th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) China failed to reach the women's hockey semifinals at the London Olympics after losing to Japan 0-1 in the last round of group matches.China collected ... Read more...

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Armed robbers loot Rs.15 lakh in Noida, nabbed, money recovered (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Aug 6 (IANS) Two robbers, who looted over Rs.15 lakh in cash from a reputed retail outlet in Great India Place mall in Sector 39 here, were overpowered by ... Read more...

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In melee, wife unable to meet Surjeet (Lead, superseding earlier story)


June 28th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), June 28 (IANS) Such was the rush to welcome Surjeet Singh after he crossed into India here Thursday that his wife could not get near him.It was a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Azlan Shah: India beat Malaysia to keep alive hopes


May 28th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), May 28 (IANS) Five-time champions India kept alive their hopes in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament with a 3-2 win over hosts Malaysia here Monday.India, who ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

UP assembly opens on stormy note


May 28th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 28 (IANS) The first day of the maiden session of 16th Uttar Pradesh assembly began on a stormy note Monday with BSP legislators creating a ruckus.Legislators of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Dempo move step closer to I-League title


April 11th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Margaon, April 11 (IANS) Dempo took a major step towards winning the I-League football title when they got the better of Churchill Brothers 4-2 in an exciting 23rd round tie ... Read more...

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‘The Hunger Games’ - great potential lost (IANS Movie Review)


March 24th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Hunger Games"; Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth; Director: Gary Ross; Rating: **1/2It is bizarre fact of our times that a film makes its first $100 million in ... Read more...

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Pakistani on way to funeral killed


March 2nd, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 2 (IANS) A man who was on his way to a funeral was stabbed to death when he got caught in a clash between two groups of students ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Eight injured as rival Bengal security forces clash


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Salua (West Bengal), March 1 (IANS) Eight security personnel sustained injuries Thursday after fresh clashes were reported between troopers of the Eastern Frontier Rifles (EFR) and Counter Insurgency Force (CIF) ... Read more...

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Indian women beat Canada 4-1 in Olympic hockey qualifiers (Lead)


February 19th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team churned out a much improved performance Sunday to beat Canada 4-1 in their second match of the 2012 London Olympics ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Phil Hughes punched by a stranger in a bar


December 29th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 29 (IANS) Australia's axed Test opener Phil Hughes was punched by a stranger while he was drinking, and lost his shirt during the melee that took place at ... Read more...

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Indian farmers dump bags of snakes in tax office


November 30th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mumbai, Nov 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Clerks and visitors at a tax office in a village in India had to flee for dear life when two farmers registered their protest by dumping snakes ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Jack And Jill - Come Tumbling From The Hill(IANS Movie Review -Rating:*1/2)


November 26th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Film: Jack and Jill, Director: Dennis Dugan, Actors: Adam Sandler, Katie Holmes and Al Pacino, Rating: *1/2There are those who like refinement in cinema, and many who trip just on the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Denials, sobs over woman guard episode in Kerala assembly


October 14th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 14 (IANS) A woman guard was allegedly manhandled inside the Kerala assembly by two Left legislators. Young first-time CPI-M legislator T.V. Rajesh sobbed in full media glare in ... Read more...

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Usian Bolt’s mother ‘forgives’ chief starter


September 13th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Cumbria (England), Sep 13 (IANS/CMC) Fate brought the 100 metres chief starter and the parents of sprint king Usain Bolt together during the recent World Championships in Daegu, South Korea.Alan Bell ... Read more...

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Ex-royal of Rajasthan, supporters fired at


September 1st, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 1 (IANS) Tension prevailed in Rajasthan's Bharatpur town after unidentified miscreants fired at former MP and erstwhile royal Vishwendra Singh and his supporters at a hotel, police said. ... Read more...

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Brad Pitt saves a woman on movie set


August 28th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) Actor Brad Pitt saved a woman from being trampled on while shooting for his new film "World War Z".The 47-year-old actor was shooting battle scenes for ... Read more...

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Five trespassers held near Anna Hazare protest site


August 26th, 2011 - 6:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) At least five people were taken into police custody outside the Ramlila Maidan here Friday night after they manhandled policemen and tried to enter ... Read more...

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India go down to Pakistan in SAFF U-16 finals


August 10th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 10 (IANS) India went down to Pakistan 1-2 in the finals of the SAFF U-16 football championship at the Dashrath Stadium here Wednesday.In an enthralling encounter, Mohammed Zaseen ... Read more...

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SAFF under-16: India beat Nepal in semis, face Pakistan in final


August 8th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 8 (IANS) India beat Nepal 4-2 on penalties in the semi-final of the under-16 SAFF football championships here Monday to set-up a final clash with Pakistan.The final will ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

World Cup qualifier: Spirited India hold UAE 2-2, but lose 2-5 in aggregate


July 28th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) India's FIFA World Cup dream ended Thursday as they drew the home-leg 2-2 but went down 2-5 in aggregate to the United Arab Emirates ... Read more...

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Employee seeking salary pushed to death by boss


June 23rd, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, June 23 (IANS) In a shocking case, a security guard demanding his salary was pushed to death by his employer in this Maharashtra city, police said Thursday. The employer ... Read more...

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Ramlila ground wears deserted look after police operation


June 5th, 2011 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Hours ago Ramlila Maidan was brimming with overwhelming crowds, but the sprawling ground in the heart of the capital wore a deserted look Sunday morning ... Read more...

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Escaping police check, two teenagers die in collision


June 2nd, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ambala (Haryana), June 2 (IANS) Two teenagers, trying to evade a police check-post, lost their lives Thursday when they collided head-on with a car in this Haryana district. Five policemen ... Read more...

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Barca ace Messi’s double ensures Fergie’s worst Champions League nightmare


April 28th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 28 (ANI): Coach Sir Alex Ferguson worst nightmare came true last night as Barcelona ace Lionel Messi's double against Real Madrid virtually sealed a showdown with Manchester United at ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Alleged rape victim still held by Gaddafi: Family


March 29th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Mar. 29 (ANI): The parents of a Libyan woman who claimed she was detained by Muammar Gaddafi's troops and later gang raped said in interviews aired Monday that their daughter is ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Man held for killing 3-year-old niece


March 26th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) A man, who killed his three-year-old niece here after thrashing her and throwing her on the ground following an argument with her mother, has been ... Read more...

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Girl dies after being thrashed, thrown down by uncle (Lead)


March 25th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) A three-year-old girl died in the capital city after being thrashed and thrown on the ground by her uncle over some family argument between him ... Read more...

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3-year-old girl dies after being thrashed by uncle


March 25th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) In a shocking incident in the capital city, a three-year-old girl died after being thrashed by her uncle over some trivial family argument, police said ... Read more...

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Festive atmosphere in Nagpur for India match


March 12th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, March 12 (IANS) It was the big match day here Saturday and all vehicles from the city seemed heading towards the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium at Jamtha where India ... Read more...

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Sarpanch, driver held for killing RTI activist’s kin


February 13th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Fatehabad (Haryana), Feb 13 (IANS) Haryana Police have arrested a village sarpanch (headman) and his driver who killed the daughter-in-law of a Right to Information (RTI) activist here, police said Sunday.According to ... Read more...

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‘No Strings Attached’ bound by a string of cliche (IANS Movie Review)


February 11th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "No Strings Attached"; Cast: Natalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher, Cary Elwes, Kevin Kline; Director: Ivan Reitman; Rating: **The world has gone through a drastic change in its value system. ... Read more...

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