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Post office boss Amritpal Mehat pretended to be dumb to escape punishment for theft


July 12th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Manchester, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Post office boss Amritpal Mehat pretended to be dumb for over a year, in order to escape punishment for theft.He had been arrested 3 years ago for ... Read more...

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‘Dedicated cops needed for serving court summons’


June 25th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The absence of dedicated police personnel for court-related duties is resulting in non-execution of summons and non-bailable warrants (NBWs), contributing to a delay in trials, ... Read more...

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Last day rush at DU admission counters


June 18th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Delhi University's plans for an organised and orderly last day for submission of admission forms came to naught as hordes of last-minute applicants forced the ... Read more...

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Graveyard vandalised in Goa village; skulls found


June 15th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 15 (IANS) In a bizarre incident, a graveyard in the island village of Divar, 10 km from here, was vandalised and nine skulls dug out from the graves ... Read more...

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US Postal Service posts huge loss


May 11th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 11 (IANS) The US Postal Service (USPS) Thursday reported a $3.2 billion loss for the first three months of this year, $1 billion more than the same period ... Read more...

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Airport Metro opens postal service counter


April 26th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The swanky high-speed Airport Metro has opened a counter at its New Delhi station to offer postal services, an official said Thursday."The commuters of ... Read more...

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Three postal employees, accomplice caught stealing parcels


April 23rd, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Four men, including three postal department employees, were arrested for stealing parcels from a post office van in the capital's cantonment area, police said Sunday.According ... Read more...

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Man steals to spend 400,000 pounds on prostitutes, jailed


April 7th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) An elderly Briton who spent over 400,000 pounds (about $635,000) on prostitutes has been jailed as he resorted to stealing to support his sex-addiction.Deryck Green, 66, ... Read more...

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China to send tourists to Xisha Islands


April 5th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 5 (IANS) China is going to open its Xisha Islands to tourists in a bid to reassert its sovereignty over a scattering of islands and reefs in the ... Read more...

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Interest rates on small savings raised by up to 0.50 percent


March 26th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The government Monday announced raising of interest rates on small savings such as National Savings Certificate (NSC), Public Provident Fund (PPF) and post office deposits ... Read more...

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Bihar to have its first ‘open jail’


March 5th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 5 (IANS) Some convicts in Bihar will soon get a chance to live with their families, step out for work and lead a life similar to that outside ... Read more...

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World’s oldest post office celebrates 300th anniversary


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) The world's oldest post office in Britain is celebrating its 300th anniversary this year.The post office in Sanquhar opened its doors in 1712, five years after ... Read more...

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Newly-wed Pakistani couple dies of suffocation


February 8th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) A newly-wed couple in a rural area of Pakistan's Islamabad city died of suffocation caused by gas leakage from a room heater, said police. They were ... Read more...

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One-armed bandit jailed after robbing for 35 years


December 19th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) A one-armed burglar in Britain, who raided houses at will since the age of 10, has been finally nabbed and jailed after 35 years while stealing ... Read more...

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Court allows woman to sell flat co-owned by minor kids


December 6th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) A trial court here has allowed a widow to sell her west Delhi flat, co-owned by her two minor children, to meet the kids' ... Read more...

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India Post mops up Rs.274,720 crore in 2011


November 23rd, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Indian Post through its offices collected Rs.2,74,720 crore during 2010-11 in small savings schemes, an increase of 8.78 percent over Rs.2,50,931 crore during the ... Read more...

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Man arrested for misusing Indian ambassador’s credit card


November 13th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) An resident of Amritsar in Punjab was arrested for misusing the credit card of the Indian ambassador to Sudan and causing him a loss of ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to launch scheme to protect girl child


October 13th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 13 (IANS) The Jharkhand government has approved Rs.108 crore for the Mukhyamantri Ladli Laxmi Yojna (MLLY) to promote welfare of the girl child born to a below poverty ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to ban post cards with Koda pictures


September 28th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 28 (IANS) The sale of postcards carrying photographs of former chief minister Madhu Koda, jailed in graft cases, will be banned in Jharkhand, an official said Wednesday.The postcards ... Read more...

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Srinagar gets floating post office


August 22nd, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Tourists to Jammu and Kashmir now have another attraction -- a floating post office on the Dal Lake in Srinagar, the first in the country.Minister ... Read more...

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Rioters tried to torch car with baby


August 8th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) A couple begged for their lives as rioters here threatened to torch their car with their baby inside, a media report said Monday.Terrified Stephen and Heli ... Read more...

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Rioters ripped out our hearts, says British MP


August 8th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) The British MP who represents Tottenham, the epicentre of the London violence, said the rioters "ripped the heart out" of his home area.David Lammy, who toured ... Read more...

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Matt Damon goes bald


July 21st, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) Actor Matt Damon, known for light brown locks, has shaved off his head.The actor revealed his new look while going to a post office in ... Read more...

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Indian-origin man admits post office fraud in Britain


June 25th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) A 51-year-old man of Indian origin has pleaded guilty before a court of committing fraud at a post office in Britain, media reports said.Hasmukh Shingadia ... Read more...

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Tripura police seize parcel with live cartridges


June 19th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 19 (IANS) Tripura police Sunday seized a parcel containing live cartridges, a mobile handset and a land registration document, a police officer said.Police said that Siddhiashram post office ... Read more...

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Sibal announces postal department revamp


June 13th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The department of posts (DoP) will revamp mail operations in line with international standards and include a project in the Eleventh Five Year Plan for ... Read more...

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Eminen calls Gaga ‘male lady’


June 7th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) In his latest song "The Kiss", singer Eminem has described pop star Lady Gaga as a male lady.Eminen, who has previously mocked Britney Spears, Christina ... Read more...

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Boy awaits windfall after inventing burglars-tricking doorbell


June 5th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) A British schoolboy is awaiting a windfall after inventing a doorbell that fools burglars into believing somebody is home even if no one is there.Designed by ... Read more...

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Supreme Court reserves verdict on Dinakaran’s petition (Lead)


June 1st, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday reserved its verdict on a petition by Sikkim High Court Chief Justice P.D. Dinakaran challenging the framing of charges by the ... Read more...

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Apex court reserves verdict on Dinakaran’s petition


June 1st, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday reserved its verdict on a petition by Sikkim High Court Chief Justice P.D. Dinakaran challenging the framing of charges by the ... Read more...

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Russian bomb squad called to defuse ’sex toy package’


March 16th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Mar 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Following the recent bomb attack at the Domodedovo which led to the death of about 40 people, the Russian anti-terrorist squad is not taking any chances.When the ... Read more...

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Sex toy causes bomb scare in Russia


March 15th, 2011 - 7:28 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A suspicious parcel caused a bomb scare at a post office in Russia, but the package was later found to contain only a sex toy.Police ... Read more...

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Now, transact postal business online


March 9th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Wednesday launched the 'e-Post Office' -- the e-commerce portal of India Post which will provide postal transaction and tracking facilities to ... Read more...

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Aspiring teachers baton charged in Lucknow


February 28th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 28 (IANS) Hundreds of education and physical education graduates were baton charged here Monday after they clashed with the police and damaged vehicles to demand their appointment as primary school ... Read more...

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Bank balance ‘more important than compatibility when it comes to love’


February 22nd, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): It looks like financial stability is more important than compatibility when it comes to choosing a date.According to a Post Office survey, four in 10 people see bank ... Read more...

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