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In jail for 31 years, Lennon killer up for parole again


August 19th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Mark Chapman, who was jailed in 1981 for the murder of John Lennon, is up for parole for the seventh time and may be released, a ... Read more...

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Naked British wanderer courts freedom


August 11th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) A 53-year-old British man who earned the nickname "Naked Rambler" by walking unclothed, has refused to put on clothes during a court appearance, telling the judge ... Read more...

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Two arrested in Jaipur, 100 kg of banned drug seized


August 10th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 10 (IANS) A team of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) officials seized about 100 kg of ketamine, a banned drug, from a house in the city and ... Read more...

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Brazilian masterminds art thefts from behind bars


July 17th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 17 (IANS/EFE) A convicted art thief was found by the Brazilian police to be running an international ring from a prison in Rio de Janeiro, selling ... Read more...

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Eight pilgrims killed in Himachal (Lead)


July 15th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 15 (IANS) Eight pilgrims, mostly from Kanpur city of Uttar Pradesh, were killed and 35 others injured when a bus in which they were travelling skidded off the ... Read more...

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An ice cream in Kerala that’s frozen in time (Kerala Newsletter)


July 7th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 7 (IANS) An ice cream does not take more than 15 minutes to melt, but in Kerala a case that began from an ice cream parlour has acquired ... Read more...

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Goa CM dismisses Sri Ram Sene chief as inconsequential


June 27th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 27 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Tuesday aggressively reiterated his commitment against the Karnataka based Hindu group Sri Rama Sene (SRS), calling its leader Pramod Muthalik "altu-faltu" ... Read more...

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Alleged Polish hooligan leader detained: Police


June 16th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Warsaw police have arrested the suspected ringleader of the Polish attacks on Russian fans at Euro 2012 football championship, spokesman Maciej Karczynski said Saturday.More than ... Read more...

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No religion for purpose of statecraft: Parrikar


June 13th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 13 (IANS) BJP leader and Goa Chief minister Manohar Parrikar Wednesday said he did not subscribe to "extremist views" and that he does not rely on religion ... Read more...

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Overdose of violence makes ‘Rana’ a bad watch (Kannada Movie Review)


June 8th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Rana"; Cast: Rebel Star Ambareesh, Pankaj, Supreetha, Sonia Gowda, Archana, Spoorthi and ohers; Producer: Shivananda Madashetty; Director: Sreenivasa Murthy; Storywriter: Lakshman; Music Director: V. Sridhar; Camera: Rajarathnam; Rating: *"Rana", directed ... Read more...

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Ex-call girl to help others quit sex trade (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, June 7 (IANS/EFE) The erstwhile call girl whose row with a US Secret Service agent in Colombia sparked a scandal will use some of the earnings generated by ... Read more...

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Woman at centre of Secret Service scandal to launch foundation


June 7th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, June 7 (IANS/EFE) The erstwhile call girl whose dispute with a US Secret Service agent at April's Summit of the Americas in Colombia sparked a scandal will use ... Read more...

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Nothing good about ‘Villain’ (Kannada Movie Review)


May 26th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Villain"; Cast: Audithya, Raagini, Rangayana Raghu, Shobharaj, Dharma, Malathi Sardeshpande; Screenplay and Direction: M.S. Ramesh; Producer: Yogish Hunasuru; Camera: Dasari Seenu; Music: Guru Kiran; Rating *1/2M.S. Ramesh's "Villain" was expected ... Read more...

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Phoolan Devi’s controversial legacy alive in UP polls


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, Feb 22 (IANS) A huge coloured photograph of Phoolan Devi, the bandit queen-turned-MP who was shot dead 11 years ago in New Delhi, adorns the wall of the ... Read more...

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Engage China in water dialogue: Experts


February 13th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) China's move to extensively dam the Yarlung-Brahmaputra as it flows through Tibet and its intention to also divert the river came into sharp focus at ... Read more...

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Chepauk pitch likely to aid spin


December 10th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 10 (IANS) The Indian and West Indian camps seem unanimous that the Chepauk pitch will be slow and might assist spinners in the fifth and concluding game ... Read more...

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Advani, Merchant win twice as World Snooker Championship begins


November 28th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 28 (IANS) Indians enjoyed a field day with one of the title favourites Pankaj Advani, the 2002 champion, notching two victories and showing definite signs of running into ... Read more...

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Emma’s beau dumped her for being too famous


October 11th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 11 (IANS) Emma Watson's former boyfriend Francis Boulle ended their relationship as he thought she was too famous.The "Harry Potter" actress briefly dated Boulle, who now stars in ... Read more...

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Balance and execution, the key: NSW coach


October 3rd, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 3 (IANS) For New South Wales Blues coach Anthony Stuart, it is not so much about planning for Tuesday's crunch game against Chennai Super Kings, as executing them ... Read more...

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Sobhraj’s wife to show world who’s the Bigg Boss


September 29th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 29 (IANS) She might have been vilified by outraged members of the public for falling in love with and marrying an alleged murderer but come October and ... Read more...

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Russia major jailed for beating soldiers


September 10th, 2011 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian army major has been sentenced to four years in prison for beating a warrant officer and a soldier.A military court in Vladivostok also ... Read more...

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12 killed as bus falls into swollen Himachal rivulet


August 10th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chamba (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 10 (IANS) At least 12 passengers were killed when a mini-bus rolled down a hill and plunged into a rivulet in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba district Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Police guard from massacred Utoya camp missing


July 25th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Norwegian police have not been able to locate the whereabouts of a police guard who was due to be on the Utoya Island where 86 ... Read more...

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US woman bobbitises husband


July 13th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) A woman in California allegedly drugged her husband, tied him to a bed and cut off his genitals before throwing them into the garbage, police said.Catherine ... Read more...

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Facebook hires Sony hacker


June 30th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Social network Facebook has hired a computer hacker who was recently sued by Sony for hacking the online game system PlayStation 3, The Sun reported.Facebook, ... Read more...

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I’m shy, sensitive and self-critical: Emma Watson


June 6th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Actress Emma Watson finds her personality traits weird, and says Sometimes she feels she is the worst person in the world."I'm this very weird mix. In ... Read more...

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Aamir prepares, Salman is spontaneous: Asin


June 3rd, 2011 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Southern actress Asin Thottumkal describes Bollywood star Aamir Khan as an actor who believes in preparing for his scenes before facing the camera while she ... Read more...

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Osama shares May 1 death with Hitler


May 2nd, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Not just their notoriety, Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden and German Nazi fountainhead Adolf Hitler also share the date on which their death ... Read more...

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Farah Khan Ali slams model’s vow to strip


April 1st, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Jewellery designer Farah Khan Ali is upset with model Poonam Pandey's decision to go nude if the Indian cricket team wins the World Cup ... Read more...

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‘Jersey Shore’ is just like prison with cameras, says Snooki


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 3 (ANI): Nicole (Snooki) Polizzi has blamed "Jersey Shore" for her ill reputation and the claims the show is 'just like prison with cameras'.The pint-sized star told Rolling Stone ... Read more...

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‘My clients were greedy, I am a good person’: says Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff


February 28th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.28 (ANI): Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff, who ruined many people, has claimed that the people he scammed were greedy and thinks that he is the one people should feel sorry for.He ... Read more...

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Singer shot at during robbery in Mexican city


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Ciudad Juarez (Mexico) Feb 23 (IANS/EFE) A member of popular musical band Caballo Dorado was shot by several men who robbed him in Ciudad Juarez city of Mexico, police said.Eduardo Gameros was ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan won’t judge ‘X Factor’


February 13th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan will not be a part of 'The X Factor'.Rumors had been running wild that the troubled star would be a judge on the highly anticipated ... Read more...

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Michael Vick has a confrontation with dog owners in Dallas


February 9th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dallas, Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Philadelphia Eagles quarterback, Michael Vick, was given the key to the city of Dallas. Well as it later turned out, that was not the real key to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Berlusconi sex scandal: Showgirls complain of losing jobs


February 1st, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
London/Rome, Feb 1 (IANS) Small-time actresses and showgirls, who are at the centre of the prostitution scandal involving Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, have complained of losing their works because of the ... Read more...

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