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12,321 Bangladeshis infiltrators detected in Meghalaya


September 7th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 7 (IANS) Over 12,000 Bangladeshi infiltrators were detected in Meghalaya in less than five years, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said Friday."From 2008 to July this year, 12,321 Bangladeshis ... Read more...

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French woman held for stealing handbag


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Aug 22 (IANS) A French woman was Wednesday charged with stealing a handbag worth around $26,000 at a casino resort in Singapore, Xinhua reported.Olivia Lemercier Maurice, 42, will plead ... Read more...

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Weisz loves being US citizen


August 10th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 10 (IANS) British actress Rachel Weisz, who got US citizenship last year, is excited about the fact that she can now vote in the US.She lives ... Read more...

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Missing woman traces out family after 34 years!


July 28th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) A woman, long believed to be dead, has stunned her family by tracing it out after 34 years with the help of Facebook!Susan Ardron emigrated ... Read more...

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Flying to Rome without passport was easy, says boy


July 26th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) An 11-year-old boy who had no passport or boarding pass and flew to Rome alone after walking unchallenged through airport security says "getting on the plane ... Read more...

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British kid flies to Rome without passport


July 25th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A number of officials at Manchester airport have been suspended after an 11-year-old boy was allowed to take a flight to Rome without showing a passport ... Read more...

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Dad cycles across six nations to see daughter graduate


July 25th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A 55-year-old man from Poland cycled around 2,000 km across six countries to see his daughter graduate from a British university.Jerzy Jablonska, a shopkeeper, left home ... Read more...

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Olympics: Chinese anti-doping official warns athletes


July 24th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) A Chinese anti-doping official warned the country's athletes to avoid "accidental mistakes" during their stay in London for the Olympic Games.Three thousand tests had been planned ... Read more...

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Jaya Jaitley allowed to retain passport


July 12th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) A special court Thursday allowed Samata Party leader Jaya Jaitley, who is facing trial in a corruption case linked to a purported defence deal, to ... Read more...

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Murder saga resolved, six skeletons found (Second Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) The mystery of the missing Bollywood startlet Laila Khan and her family was resolved Wednesday with police announcing the discovery of six skeletons and arresting her ... Read more...

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Parents held after trying to smuggle baby through airport scanner


July 10th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sharjah, July 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Egyptian couple tried unsuccessfully to smuggle their baby through an airport scanner. They put their son in a big bag and tried to take him illegally ... Read more...

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Couple smuggles baby without visa in bag


July 9th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) A couple was caught trying to smuggle their baby into the UAE when airport security spotted the five-month-old hidden in their luggage, it was reported here ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan begin talks, focus on Abu Jindal


July 4th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Amid new disclosures on 26/11 plotter Abu Jindal's links with Pakistani terrorists and state actors, the foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan Wednesday began two-day ... Read more...

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Pakistan should admit Jindal’s hand in 26/11: Chidambaram


June 29th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Pakistan should admit that arrested terrorist Zabiuddin Ansari alias Abu Jindal was involved in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, union Home Minister P. Chidambaram ... Read more...

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Pakistani woman seeks son’s release from Indian jail


June 20th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) A Pakistani woman has appealed to President Asif Ali Zardari and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to help her secure the release of her son ... Read more...

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Man held for Rs.35,000 theft at Delhi airport


June 17th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) A man was arrested for stealing Rs.35,000 from the bag of a fellow passenger at the Indira Gandhi International airport here, police said Sunday.Krishan Mohan ... Read more...

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Jindal calls Obama ‘most liberal, most incompetent’


June 9th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian American governor Bobby Jindal, frequently mentioned as a potential vice presidential candidate, has called President Barack Obama "the most liberal, most incompetent president ... Read more...

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Hindus promote electric cremation in Taj city (Letter from Agra)


June 1st, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Agra, June 1 (IANS) Motivated by ecological concerns, enlightened Hindus here are promoting electric cremation of the dead."Each year we need a minimum of 55,000 trees to burn bodies in ... Read more...

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Disappointed at allegations, says Pomersbach


May 19th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Australian and Royal Challengers Bangalore cricketer Luke Pomersbach, who Saturday got bail in the case of allegedly molesting an American woman in a five-star hotel ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan ex-army chief gets bail


May 18th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 18 (IANS) Sri Lanka's jailed former army chief Sarath Fonseka Friday got bail in a case in which he is accused of harbouring army deserters.Fonseka was granted the ... Read more...

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Apex court allows Chisty to visit Pakistan (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday granted the octogenerian Pakistani virologist Mohammad Khalil Chisty permission to visit Pakistan during the pendency of his appeal against his ... Read more...

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Dutch man attempts suicide near embassy in Indonesia


May 5th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 5 (IANS/AKI) A Dutch man set himself on fire near the Netherlands embassy in the Indonesian capital Friday, police said.The man, identified as Albert Johannis Cornelis, doused himself ... Read more...

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Suspicious Briton strangles girlfriend in bed


April 24th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) A suspicious British youngster strangled his model girlfriend in bed and his parents helped him cover up the murder, a court has heard.Elliot Turner, 20, allegedly ... Read more...

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Jai Gulabrai looks like an Indian, has the heart of a Ghanaian (With Image)


April 16th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, April 16 (IANS) He looks every inch an Indian. But that is all about 67-year-old Jai Gulabrai because he has adapted to all of Ghana's ways and is a ... Read more...

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Jagan aide Vijay Sai Reddy gets bail


April 13th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 13 (IANS) YSR Congress party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's aide Vijay Sai Reddy was Friday granted bail by a special court in an illegal assets case linked to ... Read more...

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Aamir never detained abroad, but Irrfan has been stopped


April 13th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Irrfan Khan, who shares a surname with Shah Rukh, has also been stopped at airports abroad for sudden checks, while Aamir Khan says he has ... Read more...

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‘Qatar needs to ensure better protection of Indian workers’


April 7th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Doha, April 7 (IANS) The Indian diaspora in Qatar, constituting nearly one-third of the Gulf country's population, has called for better protection of their interests, especially of low ... Read more...

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Man held for sex trafficking in Russia


April 7th, 2012 - 6:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Lebanese national has been detained in Russia on suspicion of trafficking a Russian woman to Lebanon and forcing her to work as a prostitute, ... Read more...

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CBI questions Vectra chief


April 2nd, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation Monday questioned the owner of Britain-based Vectra group Ravi Rishi in connection with alleged irregularities in the supply of Tatra ... Read more...

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Former Windies batsman Ryan Hinds accused of rape


March 29th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), March 29 (IANS/CMC) Former Barbados captain Ryan Hinds has been released on bail after appearing in court here Tuesday to face charges of rape.The 31-year-old, who was dropped from ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s spy chief held in Mauritania


March 18th, 2012 - 3:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Late former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's intelligence chief has been arrested in Mauritania, one of Africa's newest oil producers countries, the Al Jazeera reported ... Read more...

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36 percent hike for foreign office


March 16th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) With India's global profile growing, the government Friday hiked budgetary outlay for the external affairs ministry from Rs.7,106 crore (around $1.4 billion/Rs.71.06 billion) to Rs.9,661.97 ... Read more...

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Two jailed in UAE for sex out of wedlock


March 12th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 12 (IANS) A Pakistani man and a woman from the Philippines have been sentenced to two months in prison in Dubai for having sex out of wedlock ... Read more...

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Fingerprints confirm that Kenyan fugitive is none other than Samantha Lewthwaite


March 6th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Nairobi, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kenyan officials have confirmed that 7/7 widow Samantha Lewthwaite, wanted for her role in the 2005 bombings in the United Kingdom, has indeed entered the country. Samantha ... Read more...

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Two foreigners arrested for hacking bank passwords


March 6th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Two foreign nationals allegedly involved in hacking internet password of bank accounts have been arrested in south Delhi, police said Monday."Evans Ukah Mendi, 34, a ... Read more...

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