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Court charges AIIMS officials with corruption


August 27th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) A Delhi court has framed corruption and cheating charges against a store officer of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and four others.Central Bureau ... Read more...

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Concern over overworked online Chinese shopkeeper’s death


July 27th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) A long period of overwork left a 24-year-old online shopkeeper dead in her sleep, raising concern in China about the working conditions and health of those ... Read more...

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Why did NoTW spike Arthur C. Clarke paedophile story?


July 8th, 2012 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) The now-defunct News of the World (NoTW) spiked an exclusive story that exposed famous science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke as a paedophile because the author ... Read more...

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He sealed robbery with a kiss


June 19th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 19 (IANS) A man was arrested in Rome Tuesday for robbing a pharmacy with a hammer, and giving the pharmacist a kiss before leaving the crime scene, AKI ... Read more...

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Pakistan probes smuggling of wild animals from Tanzania


June 11th, 2012 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 11 (IANS) Pakistan has launched an investigation into the alleged smuggling of wild animals, including elephants and lions, from Tanzania in southeastern Africa.The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) launched ... Read more...

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Hilary Swank sues home-audio firm


May 15th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 15 (IANS) Actress Hilary Swank has filed a lawsuit against a home-audio company for using her pictures without her permission.The actress filed the lawsuit in a ... Read more...

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Man held for distributing plagiarised poems of Mamata


May 3rd, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) A man was arrested from central Kolkata Thursday and booked under the Copyright Act for illegally publishing and distributing books containing several poems of West ... Read more...

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Murdoch not fit to lead News Corp: British MPs


May 1st, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) Media mogul Rupert Murdoch was not fit to "exercise the stewardship" of a major international company like News Corp, British MPs have said.Parliament's culture committee questioned ... Read more...

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Single screen theatres resurface to tell Vidya’s ‘Kahaani’


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 3 (IANS) If Vidya Balan-starrer "Kahaani" has catapulted director Sujoy Ghosh into the big league, it has also benefited much-neglected single-screen theatres in the city that have ... Read more...

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Anil Ambani was not chief of Tiger Traders, two firms: 2G witness


February 9th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Reliance Group chief Anil Ambani was not the chairman of any of the three companies, including Tiger Traders, which were allegedly linked to 2G case ... Read more...

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Winners of Spain Christmas lottery to share $5.2 mn


December 24th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 24 (IANS/EFE) Holders of tickets sold in the northeastern town of Gra?en took the 4 million euro ($5.2 million) first prize, known as "El Gordo" (The Fat One) ... Read more...

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Guards acted as per fire norms, says security firm


December 12th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 12 (IANS) Amid allegations that the arrogant guards' refusal to let locals rescue trapped patients had led to the AMRI Hospital fire toll mount to 93, the ... Read more...

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Aide quits Bedi’s NGO over travel row


October 25th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Team Anna member Kiran Bedi's travel agent Anil Bal left her NGO India Vision Foundation (IVF) Tuesday, saying his reputation had suffered due to charges ... Read more...

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Agra IT commissioner arrested for graft


September 27th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested income tax commissioner Homi Rajvansh for corruption during his tenure in National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of ... Read more...

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Telugu film producer arrested in Chennai


June 24th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 24 (IANS) Telugu film producer Singanamala Ramesh was Friday arrested in Chennai on charges of threatening a film financier, Jayanth Reddy, police said.Ramesh, who was evading arrest ... Read more...

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Karishma Kapoor promotes furniture in Bangladesh


April 16th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 16 (IANS) Bollywood actress Karishma Kapoor opened a furniture showroom in a posh downtown area of the national capital, saying this had the potential of becoming a ... Read more...

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Garo rebels attack petrol pump in Meghalaya


April 15th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 14 (IANS) Suspected Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels Thursday night hurled a crude bomb at a petrol pump in Salpara area in Meghalaya's East Garo Hills district.The ... Read more...

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Goa taverns go high on World Cup final


April 2nd, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 2 (IANS) In one-dayers, a drinks break may come twice in every innings, but in Goa, drink breaks beckoned from every corner Saturday as the India-Sri Lanka cricket ... Read more...

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Robbery at jewellery showroom in Ghaziabad


March 8th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, March 8 (IANS) Five armed men looted cash and jewellery worth over Rs.8 lakh from a jewellery showroom in Ghaziabad Tuesday, police said.The robbery took place at Laxmi Showroom. ... Read more...

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No takers for world’s first gay beer


February 20th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Feb 20 (ANI): The launch of world's first beer specifically targeted at gay drinkers has been branded 'silly'."Having a beer that was specifically 'gay' would be like dictating to gays what ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Record Of The Highest Attendance At A Super Bowl Not Established On Sunday As A Result Of Construction Problems


February 7th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
February 7, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): The turnout on Sunday for the NFL’s contest (Super Bowl) between the Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburg Steelers was proclaimed to be at 103,219, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

3 Striking But Fugitive Zebras Of The Renowned Hearst Ranch In California Killed By Enraged Neighbors


January 13th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 13, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Three zebras that fled from the Hearst Ranch (HR) located in California were gunned down by the neighboring ranchers, who have asserted that the striking ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

AirAsia boss confirms he’s in business talks with Madonna


January 9th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 9 (ANI): AirAsia group CEO Datuk Seri Tony Fernandes has confirmed reports that he is in business negotiations with Queen of Pop Madonna.According to Bang! Extranet, the singer ... Read more...

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Communal amity thrives in Karnataka


December 25th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by ANI
Chikkabalapura (Karnataka), Dec.25 (ANI): Setting an example of communal harmony, the women professionals belonging to different religions have been working together in joss (fragrance essence) stick units for the past several decades ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Cindy Barshop Is The Freshest Insertion To The Popular Reality Show, ‘Real Housewives of New York City’


December 24th, 2010 - 11:45 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 24, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): ‘Bravo’ has discharged a declaration that the spa proprietor, Cindy Barshop, is substituting Bethenny Frankel in the ‘Real Housewives of New York City’ (RHNYC). ... Read more...

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Major fire at Andheri shopping complex in Mumbai


December 3rd, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Dec.3 (ANI): A major fire broke out in a shopping complex in Mumbai's Andheri area on Friday morning.Owners of shops in the building alleged that the fire was sparked off deliberately."The ... Read more...

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Leslie Frazier Appointed As The Temporary Head Coach Of The Beleaguered Minnesota Vikings


November 23rd, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 23, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Leslie Frazier, who had played defensive back at Alcorn State (AS) from 1977 to 1980, became a historic figure on Monday as he became not ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Ace Of Cakes’, Loaded With Scrumptiousness, Will End Next Year


November 21st, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 21, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Food Network has enunciated that ‘Ace Of Cakes’, its celebrated reality program, will be telecast for the last time in 2011, with that season being ... Read more...

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Ex-lovers at war over similar bum-enhancing denim businesses


November 1st, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 01 (ANI): Two Colombian immigrants who fell in love over butt-boosting jeans are at war after breaking up and are starting rival Bronx businesses selling the same derriere-defining denim."Everybody ... Read more...

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Called off, but Goa ODI in duplicate tickets row


October 29th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 29 (IANS) The India-Australia one-day cricket match in Goa that was called off has nevertheless attracted controversy over allegations of tickets having been duplicated.Washed out due to improper ground conditions ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Shop till you drop in Kolkata! It’s Durga Puja time


October 11th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 11 (IANS) With Durga Puja barely a couple of days away, shopping in Kolkata is at its peak. Saris, dhoti-kurtas, traditional jewellery, sweets, gift items have flooded the markets and ... Read more...

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Gangster’s accomplice killed in Bangalore gun battle


September 26th, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 26 (IANS) A suspected accomplice of gangser Ravi Pujari was killed early Sunday in a gun battle, police said. "The suspect, Chandru, 30, was first shot at by our patrol squad ... Read more...

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Egg Farm Had Salmonella Contamination Since 2008


September 15th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 15, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The egg farm of Iowa which was involved in a massive outbreak of Salmonella had in fact, received hundreds of positive results for salmonella ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Troopers Of Wyoming Scrutinize Human Ashes During A Traffic Stop


September 3rd, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, September 3, 2010 (Just Flashed): The troopers associated with the Wyoming Highway Patrol had recently unearthed chalky matter in a zip-close bag at some stage in a traffic stop. The troopers ... Read more...

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Male Plummets From The 39th Floor Of A High-Rise In NYC And, Extraordinarily, Survives


September 2nd, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
New York, September 2, 2010 (Just Flashed): A 22-year-old male of New York City (NYC) named Thomas Magill had purportedly endeavored to slay himself on Tuesday around 10:45 a.m. by leaping from ... Read more...

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