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Men, women eye objects differently, says research


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) Eyes of men and women meander in different ways, suggests a new finding, challenging the way that scientists generally conceive of attention, or how sensory information ... Read more...

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15 Indians killed as jeep falls into Nepal river (Second Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 28 (IANS) As many as 15 Indian pilgrims, including four children, were killed and two injured Saturday when their jeep veered off the road and fell into a ... Read more...

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Woman kills five while rushing beau to hospital


July 23rd, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A woman, rammed her car into a group of pedestrians and killed five people outside Moscow, has admitted to drunk driving but claims she was ... Read more...

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Will move apex court over bus corridor: Dikshit


July 17th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday said the issue of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor's viability was being politicised and the government planned to move ... Read more...

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Nearly 200 dead in Nepal accidents this year


July 15th, 2012 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 15 (IANS) At least 190 people have been killed and 629 injured in 68 reported highway accidents in Nepal this year, according to Xinhua.Traffic police said more than ... Read more...

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Man, son beaten up in road rage incident, two held


July 12th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) In a road rage incident, a 45-year-old man and his son were beaten up here after their motorcycle brushed past two pedestrians, police said Thursday. ... Read more...

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Public smoking 16 times more polluting: Study


July 11th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Wellingdon, July 11 (IANS) If you stand next to someone smoking at a bus stop, there are fair chances that you'll be exposed to fine particulate pollution nearly 16 times ... Read more...

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In Taj city, pavements taken over by vendors et al (Letter from Agra)


June 10th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 10 (IANS) Millions of rupees have been spent on laying tiled pavements all across this Taj city but an army of vendors and others have occupied them, leaving ... Read more...

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Crackdown against unruly mobikers in Srinagar


June 5th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 5 (IANS) Alarmed by unruly mobike riders zooming through the streets of Srinagar at break-neck speeds, the traffic department Tuesday launched a crackdown against them.Throwing traffic safety rules ... Read more...

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Bombs hurled at Bangladesh Secretariat


April 29th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 29 (IANS) Unidentified attackers Sunday hurled two bombs at the Bangladesh Secretariat in Dhaka, one in front of the home ministry, but no one was injured in the ... Read more...

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Minivan runs over group of pedestrians in Japan, killing 7


April 13th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by BNO News
KYOTO, JAPAN (BNO NEWS) -- Seven people were killed on early Thursday afternoon when a minivan ran over a group of pedestrians in the Japanese city of Kyoto, police said. The driver ... Read more...

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China bridge becomes world’s highest and longest


April 4th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) At 1,102 feet up and 3,858 feet across, the ambitious suspension bridge in China's Hunan province has become the highest and longest in the world.The Anzhaite ... Read more...

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‘Pedestrians, cyclists suffer most in road accidents’


April 4th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The most vulnerable road users, including pedestrians and bicyclists were the most severely hit in road accidents, accounting for more than 40 percent of the ... Read more...

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When barely-clad girls strolled in London


March 30th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) It was a sight one may not come across just any other day in the heart of London, as a veritable harem of scantily-clad women strolled ... Read more...

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Mexican traffickers use minors to carry drugs into US


March 24th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
San Diego, March 24 (IANS/EFE) The number of minors transporting drugs across the Mexico-US border continues to rise, as does the number of "blind mules" who transport dope without their ... Read more...

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Three more Iranians held in Bangkok bombing case


February 27th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Feb 27 (IANS) Three more Iranian nationals have been detained on suspicion of their involvement in three bombings that rocked Bangkok Feb 14 in which five people were injured. ... Read more...

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Two pedestrians killed in east Delhi


February 20th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Two pedestrians were killed in two separate accidents in east Delhi, police said Monday.Mahender Paswan, 27, was killed after being run over by a speeding ... Read more...

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Moroccan planned to kill 30 in US suicide attack


February 20th, 2012 - 4:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) A 29-year-old Moroccan national detained for trying to attack the US Capitol planned to kill around 30 people in a suicide bombing, sources said.Amine Khalifi considered ... Read more...

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Motorists circle Moscow in anti-Putin protest


February 20th, 2012 - 3:51 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Hundreds of cars with white ribbons and balloons drove around Moscow Sunday to protest the expected return of Vladimir Putin as the Russian president in ... Read more...

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Third Iranian suspect in Bangkok bombing held in Malaysia (Second Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Feb 15 (IANS) A 31-year-old Iranian suspect in Tuesday's Bangkok bombings who managed to board a flight for Malaysia was Wednesday detained after his arrival in Kuala Lumpur, media ... Read more...

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Bangkok bombing’s Iranian suspect held in Malaysia (Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Feb 15 (IANS) An Iranian suspect in Tuesday's Bangkok bombings who managed to board a flight for Malaysia was Wednesday detained after his arrival in Kuala Lumpur, media reports ... Read more...

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Americans know little about Pakistan: Students


February 1st, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 1 (IANS) Pakistani students who visited the US under an exchange programme and studied in various institutions there said after returning that Americans know very little about Pakistan.The ... Read more...

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Pune mayhem: Driver sent to police custody


January 26th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 26 (IANS) A court here Thursday sent to police custody the mentally disturbed state transport bus driver who sped through busy streets here a day earlier, killing eight ... Read more...

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Pune road mayhem-waiting to happen?


January 25th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 25 (IANS) In a shocking revelation, it is learnt that a majority of the state transport public buses in Maharashtra are fitted with an auto-start mechanism, making them ... Read more...

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Nine killed as mentally ill man hijacks Pune bus (Second lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 25 (IANS) At least nine people were killed, 27 injured and 30-40 vehicles damaged when a mentally disturbed staffer of the government bus service hijacked a state ... Read more...

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Nine killed as mentally ill man hijacks Pune bus (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 25 (IANS) At least nine people were killed, 40 injured and more than two dozen vehicles damaged when a mentally disturbed staffer of the government bus service hijacked ... Read more...

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Mentally ill man hijacks Pune bus, kills 5


January 25th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 25 (IANS) At least six people were killed and more than two dozen vehicles damaged when a mentally-disturbed staffer of the government bus service hijacked a state transport ... Read more...

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Eight killed as car hits pedestrians in Jakarta


January 22nd, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarata, Jan 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least eight people, including a child, were killed and four injured after a minivan hit 12 pedestrians in Indonesian capital Jakarata.The accident occurred when ... Read more...

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Watch out, headphone may cost your life


January 17th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) Researchers have found a dramatic rise in injuries to people using headphones while walking on the streets and have warned of serious accidents involving pedestrians using ... Read more...

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Court summons Shimla officials on illegal parking


January 11th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 11 (IANS) Irked over illegal parking of tourist vehicles in Shimla's auto-free zones on New Year's Eve, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has summoned top administrative and police ... Read more...

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Shimla a pedestrian city, says court


January 7th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 7 (IANS) Shimla, the erstwhile summer capital of the British Raj, is a pedestrian city and the walkers have the right to walk freely, the Himachal Pradesh High ... Read more...

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Russian man goes on stabbing spree in Moscow


December 10th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- A Russian drug addict went on a stabbing spree in the capital of Moscow on early Friday afternoon, local media reported, killing two people.The attack began at ... Read more...

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Spanish prostitutes to wear fluorescent vests for safety


December 4th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 4 (IANS) Highway prostitutes working outside a town in northern Spain have been ordered to wear reflective vests to make them visible to passing traffic and reduce the ... Read more...

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Helping hands spread warmth among Agra poor


November 30th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Nov 30 (IANS) With the winter chill setting in, helpful souls in the Taj city have begun setting up night shelters for the poor, complete with bonfires, quilts and ... Read more...

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Chinese family sheds clothes for child’s hospital bills


November 29th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 29 (IANS) A debt-ridden family in a Chinese province opted to move out on streets without any clothes on to seek public help in paying off their baby's ... Read more...

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