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Seven run over by truck in Jodhpur


May 29th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, May 28 (IANS) At least seven men were killed, while four others were seriously injured when a truck ran over the roadside pavement on which they were sleeping in ... Read more...

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British juror caught smoking cannabis, fined


May 19th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) A British juror on a rape trial was fined 450 pounds (over $700) after being caught smoking cannabis cigarette during lunch break.Shezad Hussain, 26, was puffing ... Read more...

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Three injured as car run over pavement


May 18th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Three rickshaw-pullers sleeping on a pavement in east Delhi were injured after a speeding car driven by a woman ran over them, police said ... Read more...

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Muslim driver dumps passengers for carrying wine bottle


April 14th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) A Muslim taxi driver in Britain has been fired after he threw out a family carrying an unopened bottle of wine saying "it's against my ... Read more...

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Strategic bridge in Arunachal opened


April 10th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh has got its longest bridge - 720 meters long. It is strategically important for the Indian Army to move troops and equipment to ... Read more...

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Scalded woman fighting for life


April 5th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 5 (IANS) A young Chinese woman is fighting for her life after falling into scalding water when a section of pavement collapsed on a Beijing street.Yang Erjing, 27, ... Read more...

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Three charged in deadly China bombing


March 31st, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 31 (IANS) Three Chinese men were Saturday charged with bombing a bank in a robbery attempt in which two people were killed and more than 10 wounded in ... Read more...

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Man teaches neighbours ‘parking sense’ with fake summons


March 9th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) A man in Britain, irritated with his neighbours' habit of parking their cars on the pavement meant for the general public to walk, acted as a ... Read more...

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Woman killed in Bangalore mock fire drill


February 24th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 24 (IANS) A mock fire drill turned tragic in Bangalore Friday when a 25-year-old woman participant fell to her death, police said.The woman, identified as Nalini, a ... Read more...

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Chinese kid forced to exercise in snow in US


February 8th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) A video clip of a four-year-old Chinese boy being forced to do push-ups, wearing just an underwear despite freezing temperature, on a road in the New ... Read more...

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One killed, three injured by DTC bus


January 21st, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) A 17-year-old boy was killed and three people, including a woman, were injured after being hit by a Delhi Transport Corporation bus in the national ... Read more...

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Alistair Pereira surrenders in hit and run case


January 16th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Four days after the Supreme Court cancelled his bail in a 2006 Mumbai hit-and-run case, 25-year-old Alistair Pereira surrendered in a special court here Monday.On Jan ... Read more...

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Three year jail for Mumbai hit-and-run convict: Apex court (Second Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Over five years after Alistair Pereira, driving under the influence of alcohol, ran over 15 labourers sleeping on a Mumbai pavement killing seven of them, ... Read more...

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Mumbai hit-and-run: Supreme Court upholds three-year jail term (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday upheld a Bombay High Court verdict awarding a three-year jail sentence to Alistair Pereira for running his car over 15 labourers ... Read more...

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Britain’s biggest dog Samson has a broken toe


December 21st, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Samson, regarded as the biggest dog in Britain, has broken its toe. The animal broke the toe after it reportedly hit it on a pavement. The ... Read more...

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Freezing cold, fog claim 65 lives in Uttar Pradesh


December 20th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 20 (IANS) The cold wave sweeping large parts of Uttar Pradesh over the past three days has claimed the lives of 65 people so far.According to an official ... Read more...

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Abandoned by children, elderly couple fasts for justice


December 9th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Dec 9 (IANS) Harassed, tortured and abandoned by their children, an ailing elderly couple sat on a hunger strike for four days demanding justice before police intervened and the ... Read more...

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Accused of bias, IAS officer beats self


November 21st, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Nov 21 (IANS) Hurt by allegations that he was biased, a senior IAS officer overseeing razing of illegal structures here hit himself with his shoe.People were taken aback Sunday ... Read more...

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Three mowed down by truck


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Three people were killed and four others injured when a truck ran over them early Thursday while they were sleeping on a pavement in north ... Read more...

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Row over shops at Bangladesh national assembly


August 29th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 29 (IANS) Shops have been rented out at Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban, Bangladesh's national assembly building, a move that has been described as "irresponsible and tasteless" by a noted ... 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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Delhi civic body tightens anti-tobacco measures


July 15th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) In a crackdown on tobacco use and sale, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Friday asked its own schools, offices, and health centres to tighten ... Read more...

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Six injured in Kashmir grenade attack


June 24th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 24 (IANS) Six civilians, including two women, were injured Friday afternoon when a grenade hurled by guerrillas exploded inside a police station compound in Jammu and Kashmir.The incident took ... Read more...

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Court rejects disabled man’s plea for hawking licence


June 21st, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) A Delhi Court has rejected the plea of a disabled man seeking direction to the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) for issuing him a pavement ... Read more...

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Speeding car kills two pavement sleepers


June 17th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Two men sleeping on a pavement were crushed by a speeding car here, police said Friday. The driver has been arrested.The incident took place early ... Read more...

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Man decapitates woman, runs off with head


May 15th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) A man released from a mental hospital three months ago beheaded a woman and then ran off with the head, saying "This is my treasure".The suspect, ... Read more...

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25-year-old man shot dead in Vasant Vihar


May 9th, 2011 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) A 25-year-old man was shot dead by unidentified assailants in the upscale Vasant Vihar area of the capital Sunday evening, police said.The victim, who has ... Read more...

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New Mexico woman arrested for allegedly biting off boyfriend’s lip


May 4th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A woman in New Mexico has been arrested after she allegedly bit off the lower lip of her boyfriend during a heated argument with him.Aurelia Reyes grabbed her ... Read more...

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Three anti-royalists held ahead of Will-Kat wedding


April 29th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) Three anti-royal wedding protesters, who planned to hold a mock execution of a prince to mark the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton Friday, ... Read more...

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Royal ’superfan’ starts 3-day vigil to bag prime spot for Royal Wedding


April 27th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 27 (ANI): A self-confessed 'super fan' of late Diana, Princess of Wales, has become the first person to camp out outside Westminster Abbey to wait for the start of the ... Read more...

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Nepalese journalist assaulted by American Club guard


April 27th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 27 (IANS) Veteran Nepali journalist Yubaraj Ghimire, who also writes for the Indian Express, was assaulted by an armed police guard on duty at the American Recreation Centre ... Read more...

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Two crushed as car driver suffers heart attack


April 20th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 20 (IANS) Two labourers were killed and four others were injured critically when a speeding car crushed them as the driver lost control over the vehicle allegedly after ... Read more...

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Penelope Cruz gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 3 (ANI): Spanish actress Penelope Cruz has been honoured with a star on Hollywood Boulevard's Walk of Fame.According to the Telegraph, the actress received the star in a ceremony at ... Read more...

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LiLo denies rumours she was drunk when she fell outside a NYC bar


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 2 (ANI): Actress Lindsay Lohan has slammed suggestions she was drunk when she fell onto the pavement outside a Manhattan bar earlier this week.The 24-year-old actress, who has ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan pictured sitting on grimy street with face on pavement


April 1st, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 1 (ANI): 'Mean Girls' star Lindsay Lohan was photographed looking the worse for wear as she sat in a grimy street with her face flat on the pavement upon ... Read more...

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