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Mosquitoes sniff out victims for blood


July 3rd, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) Mosquitoes have an uncanny ability to sniff out potential victims for blood, thanks to a large part of their tiny brains being devoted to the sense ... Read more...

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Goa college files complaint after forged letters surface


June 9th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 9 (IANS) Goa's only medical college, the Goa Medical College (GMC), has filed a police complaint in the wake of unidentified persons circulating forged letters to aspiring medical ... Read more...

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Briton makes hit-list of 1,000 girls for sex


May 19th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) A 19-year-old man in Britain had sex with four girls whom he met on social networking website Facebook and prepared a hit-list of 1,000 potential ... Read more...

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Footballer-turned-gangster arrested in Mexico


January 9th, 2012 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 9 (IANS/EFE) A former professional footballer player turned kidnapping specialist has been arrested in Mexico, officials said.Omar Ortiz Uribe, who was a goalkeeper for first division club ... Read more...

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28 journalists involved in phone hacking scandal


November 15th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) At least 28 journalists were involved in the News of the World phone hacking scandal that ultimately forced owner Rupert Murdoch to shut down the ... Read more...

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Phone hacking: UK police arrest former News of the World editor


August 10th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- British police on Wednesday arrested a twelfth person in relation to alleged phone hacking at the now-defunct News of the World, officials said. It is believed to be ... Read more...

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Phone hacking: UK police arrest former News of the World managing editor


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- British police on Thursday morning arrested an eleventh person in relation to alleged phone hacking at the now-defunct News of the World, officials said. Reports said he is ... Read more...

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Phone hacking probe will be widened: Cameron (Lead)


July 20th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Prime Minister David Cameron Wednesday told members of the Commons that his government will widen its probe into the phone hacking scandal.He told MPs that ... Read more...

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News International deliberately blocked probe: MPs’ panel (Lead)


July 20th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Rupert Murdoch's News International company "deliberately" tried to block a police probe into phone hacking by the News of the World, a British parliamentary ... Read more...

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Nepal becoming dangerous destination for Indian businessmen


July 14th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 14 (IANS) As Nepal police Thursday produced a gang of kidnappers in Kathmandu's district court, investigations showed the Himalayan republic was fast becoming a dangerous destination for Indian ... Read more...

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Teachers urged to stay alert against forced marriage of pupils


July 8th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) The British government has urged teachers to pay more attention to the needs of their students as they may be at risk of becoming victim to ... Read more...

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10 Britons arrested for grooming underage girls for sex


June 14th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 14 (IANS) Ten men have been arrested in Britain on charges of running a racket that trained underage girls for "sex parties", Sky News reported.Following a three-month investigation, ... Read more...

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Don’t pay money to receive large funds from abroad: RBI


February 15th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Cautioning the people against fictitious offers of receiving money from abroad, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Tuesday said such transactions were illegal and the general public ... Read more...

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Super Bowl ‘a huge magnet for sex traffickers’


November 18th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): The Super Bowl attracts more than just fans to whichever city it is held in, with figures showing that it is also a huge magnet for sex traffickers.The ... Read more...

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‘Goatsucker’ chupacabras monster ‘is as much victim as villain’


October 22nd, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): For a long time, chupacabras - a hairless, fanged animal - has been labelled as a monster that attacked and drank the blood of livestock.But University of Michigan ... Read more...

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New York man admits stealing gold from South Asian homes


September 22nd, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) A second New York man has admitted to conspiring to steal at least $500,000 worth of gold and other valuables from 37 homes of South Asians ... Read more...

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Manual explaining how to molest kids is legal, say Florida cops


September 6th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 6 (ANI): A 170-page manual explaining step by step how to molest children which has been circulating in Florida for three months, is not illegal, says police.Investigators have stated that ... Read more...

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Brit men’s skin cancer death rates double in 30 years


May 31st, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 31 (ANI): In the wake of a boom in package holidays industry, the deaths due to skin cancer among men have increased, as they do not always remember to take ... Read more...

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New Gene May Be Linked To Alzheimer’s


April 15th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Apr 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study, called the genome wide association study, has revealed the presence of a gene in the human cell which can bring about the onset ... Read more...

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Brit milkman blames Google Maps Street View for garage break-in!


April 13th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 13 (ANI): A milkman reckons his garage was burgled after crooks spotted expensive contents on the Google Maps Street View website.Gordon Rayner, 54, of Thackley, Bradford, West Yorks, said: "The ... Read more...

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SC cruise liner returns early after an outbreak of intestinal illness


March 19th, 2010 - 2:10 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Charleston, Mar 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A SC cruise liner – ‘The Celebrity Mercury’ had to return early, as it was hit by an outbreak of intestinal illness. Following the outbreak of the ... Read more...

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Urgent need to ban porn websites: Chief Justice of India


January 31st, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Chief Justice of India (CJI) K.G. Balakrishnan Sunday said there was an urgent need to ban websites that circulate pornography and hate speeches and emphasized the need ... Read more...

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Almost half of injured Haitians in mega quake are likely to be children


January 28th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 28 (ANI): A statistical study has indicated that the victims of the January 12 quake in Haiti include an extraordinarily high number of children - more than 110,000, nearly half ... Read more...

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Brit scientists develop revolutionary method to treat dirty bomb victims


September 13th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep. 13 (ANI): Brit scientists have developed a cutting-edge method to treat victims of radiation contamination in an event of "dirty bomb" explosion.The suitcase-size device can rapidly detect the extent ... Read more...

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Accused in Jay-Z, Beyonce ‘death threat case’ ordered to undergo mental exam


August 10th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 10 (ANI): A man who allegedly threatened to murder celebrities, including Jay-Z and Beyonce, has been ordered to undergo a mental evaluation after he was arrested in Detroit, Michigan, ... Read more...

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Before holidays, British schools told to watch out for forced marriages


July 2nd, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) British schools were Thursday urged to look out for signs of forced marriages ahead of school holidays. "All children have the right to grow up safe from harm," Baroness ... Read more...

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Up to 8,000 forced marriages reported in England last year


July 2nd, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): As many as 8,000 cases of forced marriage were reported in England last year, according to a Government report. According to The Telegraph, the study published by the ... Read more...

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New Zealand school isolates 30 swine flu suspects (Lead)


May 1st, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, May 1 (DPA) More than 400 New Zealanders were in voluntary isolation Friday in an effort to limit contacts with potential victims of the influenza A(H1N1) strain which Health Minister Tony ... Read more...

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FBI warns of increased cyber crimes


October 17th, 2008 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 17 (ANI): The FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) has warned that citizens and nations alike have increasingly become victim to cyber crime in the past year, costing tens of ... Read more...

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US Congress makes genetic discrimination illegal


May 3rd, 2008 - 6:09 pm ICT by admin
DPA Washington, May 3 (DPA) Under a new law passed this week by the US Congress, it will be illegal for employers and insurance companies to discriminate based on genetic data that can ... Read more...

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Britain launches helpline for victims of forced marriages


April 11th, 2008 - 6:35 pm ICT by admin
London, April 11 (IANS) Worried about the spread of the controversial practice of forced marriage and honour-based violence among Asian communities, the British government Friday launched a national helpline for such victims. ... Read more...

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Britain launches first forced marriage helpline


April 11th, 2008 - 6:26 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 11 (ANI): British Home Office Minister Vernon Coaker today launched a new national helpline for victims of forced marriages and honour-based violence, part-funded by the Forced Marriage Unit.The 'Honour ... Read more...

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Why self-defence moves are effective in discouraging attackers


December 24th, 2007 - 6:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): An anatomy professor and a police officer have developed a workshop, which is designed to demonstrate why self-defence moves are effective in discouraging attackers.For the workshop, Dr. ... Read more...

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