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Soldiers thrash policemen in Kathua


September 11th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 11 (IANS) Army soldiers at Kathua railway station late Monday night assaulted policemen and injured over half-a-dozen of them before boarding a train, police sources said Tuesday.They said ... Read more...

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70,000 faithful throng Hazratbal shrine (With Images)


February 10th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 10 (IANS) More than 70,000 people offered congregational prayers at the Hazratbal Shrine here on the last Friday of the 10-day long Milad-e-Nabi festivities.Files of devotees who gathered ... Read more...

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All set for Hazare’s fast in Mumbai (Lead)


December 26th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) Hundreds of Team Anna volunteers gathered at the sprawling MMRDA grounds here Monday to oversee preparations a day ahead of the three-day "peaceful agitation" by ... Read more...

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Kris Humphries loses wedding ring


October 12th, 2011 - 8:49 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) Kim Kardashian's husband Kris Humphries lost his $10,000 wedding ring last week while travelling.The basketball star, who tied the knot with the 30-year-old socialite, was thrown ... Read more...

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Faulty metal detectors guard Kerala temple treasure


July 29th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 29 (IANS) The four metal detectors placed at the Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple - estimated to house treasure valued at Rs.1 lakh crore - are faulty, police said ... Read more...

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Kiwi women caught with cannabis at Queenstown Airport


April 18th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 18 (ANI): Two women from Christchurch, New Zealand, have been remanded in custody after they were caught with cannabis at Queenstown Airport.Acting Sergeant Steve Watt, of Queenstown, said a 52-year-old ... Read more...

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Largest gold nugget fetches $460,000 during an auction


March 18th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The biggest known Californian gold nugget linked to the 19th century Gold Rush has fetched $460,000 during an auction. The amount for the gold is way ... Read more...

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Indian hitman shoots Dawood aide inside Nepal jail (Second Lead)


March 10th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 10 (IANS) A former Nepali minister's son, believed to be an associate of terror kingpin Dawood Ibrahim, was shot at inside Nepal's most tightly guarded prison in Kathmandu ... Read more...

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Bye-bye sniffer dogs! Now, trained mice to sniff out terrorists at airports!


February 3rd, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): Israeli researchers have developed a new detector where trained teams of mice will sniff would-be bombers and drugs at airports.Researchers say it is more accurate than using ... Read more...

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Jesse Ventura sues TSA for invasive pat-downs and body scans


January 26th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): Jesse Ventura, former Minnesota governor and professional wrestler, has filed a lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security and the Transportation Security Administration, claiming full-body scans and pat-down ... Read more...

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Angry passengers ransack portion of Howrah railway station


December 29th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 29 (IANS) Passengers of a local train, angry at its late arrival, Wednesday ransacked and damaged a portion of the Howrah railway station, Eastern Railway officials said.The passengers of 37232 ... Read more...

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1-hr security search of bra, panty clad US woman makes her miss her flight


December 3rd, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): A wheelchair-bound woman in the US, who protested against the airport security pat down by stripping to her bra and panties, missed her flight because it took over ... Read more...

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US woman, protesting TSA pat-downs, confronts security in bra and panties


December 2nd, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): An elderly woman in America tried to clear security at the Will Rogers World Airport by wearing only her bra and panties.According to the Oklahoman, Tammy Banovac, 52, ... Read more...

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US man strips to underwear in protest of airport security screening


November 25th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 25 (ANI): A New York man arrived at the LaGuardia airport wearing only his underwear, as a protest against the see-all body scanners and intrusive pat-downs.Jason Rockwood, 33, who ... Read more...

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Video of topless young boy resisting pat down at US airport sparks outrage


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 23 (ANI): Video footage of a topless young boy resisting a pat down at a US airport has sparked outrage and it was viewed on YouTube nearly one million times.Luke ... Read more...

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Full-body scanner row: US denies checking all travellers


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) As dozens of images taken by full-body scanners at airports leaked on internet, the US has sought to quell complaints about the new equipment and pat-down search saying ... Read more...

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TSA Issues Video Message On Pat Down Technique


November 21st, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With the TSA in a hot soup over the furore regarding body scanners and the pat-downs recently, administrator John S. Pistole has issued a video message ... Read more...

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Controversial pat down at US airport leaves 3-yr-old girl sobbing


November 18th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 18 (ANI): The national outcry over intrusive body searches at American airports has intensified after security staff are caught on camera searching a crying three-year-old girl.Mandy Simon is seen sobbing ... Read more...

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Boy finds 500-year-old gold locket while playing


November 17th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) A three-year-old boy in Britain found a 500-year-old gold locket while playing with a metal detector. The locket could be worth 2.5 million pounds.The locket found by ... Read more...

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California man thrown out of San Diego airport for refusing full-body scan, pat down


November 16th, 2010 - 1:17 am ICT by BNO News
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- An Oceanside, California man on Saturday morning was thrown out of the San Diego International Airport after he refused a full-body scan and threatened a security ... Read more...

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Brit woman finds diamond ring flushed down the toilet two yrs ago!


November 9th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 9 (ANI): A British woman has got back a diamond ring two years after it was accidentally flushed down a hotel toilet after hiring a waste firm to sift through ... Read more...

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Foreigners barred from Big Ben


November 8th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British authorities say due to concerns of a possible terrorist attack, all foreigners have been banned from visiting the famous Big Ben tower. Authorities considered screening all ... Read more...

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Raise headgear issue with Obama, Sukhbir Badal urges PM


November 8th, 2010 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 7 (IANS) Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal Sunday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take up with visiting President Barack Obama the frisking of headgear of all ... Read more...

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Livid American Sikhs liken plans to search turbans at airports to ‘racial profiling’


November 7th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 7(ANI): Sikh groups in the United States are protesting against transportation officials' plan to search turbans at airport screening stations in the country.The groups are calling on their constituents ... Read more...

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Shutdown in Karachi, shrine blasts toll reaches nine


October 8th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 8 (IANS) Roads in most parts of this Pakistani city wore a deserted look Friday as residents preferred to stay at home amid calls for protests by various groups a ... Read more...

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Of unobtrusive security and women who wear the pants (Letter from Helsinki)


September 12th, 2010 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
By Vishnu Makhijani Helsinki, Sep 12 (IANS) In a world where terror threats have seen nations outdoing one another to strengthen their law-enforcing authorities, the Finnish capital comes as a breath of fresh ... Read more...

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Pretty lawyers set Belgian jail alarm bells ringing (Lead)


September 10th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Female lawyers say that guards at a Belgium jail were forcing them to remove their brassiere by pretending that metal wiring and clasps were setting off scanners. Prison ... Read more...

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Belgian prison guards force female lawyers to remove bras


September 10th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 10 (ANI): Guards at a prison in Belgium are said to have angered female lawyers after forcing them to remove their bras under the pretence that the metal wiring and ... Read more...

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Pretty lawyers set Belgian jail alarm bells ringing


September 10th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Female lawyers, who have claimed that guards at a Belgium jail were forcing them to remove their brassiere by pretending that metal wiring and clasps were setting off ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga sets off alarm bells with metal-studded corset at airport


August 28th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
New York, August 28 (ANI): Super star Lady Gaga didn't get any special treatment after setting off an airport metal detector recently.The singer's eccentric style landed her in trouble at Vancouver International ... Read more...

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52,000 Roman coins discovered in England


July 12th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Somerset, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Over 52,000 Roman coins worth about $1 million have been discovered by an amateur treasure hunter. He found the coins buried at a field using a ... Read more...

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Rare Roman Coins Discovered By Amateur


July 12th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) An amateur treasure hunter armed with merely a metal detector has discovered Roman coins worth more than $1 million according to the latest reports from the ... Read more...

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UK security not to `pat down’ turbans of Sikhs during airport search


July 2nd, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): Sikhs living in Britain or those travelling to that country will no longer face the embarassment of having their turbans searched as part of an established security drill. ... Read more...

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Medal thrown away by soldier returned after 90 years


April 30th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) A British war medal was returned to the family of a World War I soldier who possibly threw it away in disgust 90 years ago. Private Thomas Swan was ... Read more...

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Tight security during Headley guilty plea hearing


March 19th, 2010 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
By Mayank Chhaya Chicago, March 19 (IANS) About a dozen US marshals took position inside the court of US District Judge Harry Leinenweber minutes before Mumbai terror suspect David Coleman Headley was escorted ... Read more...

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