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Britain’s cardboard cop cuts shoplifting by 75 percent


August 11th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) The life-size cut-out of a police officer guarding a supermarket in Britain has been so effective that shoplifting has been slashed by 75 percent.The cardboard cop, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Olympic boxing: India’s Vijender in 75 kg quarterfinal (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Fancied Indian boxer Vijender Singh moved closer to a podium finish as he pipped US rival Terrel Gausha 16-15 in a thrilling bout to enter the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympic canoe slalom: France’s Fer paddles to kayak gold


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Emilie Fer of France won the Olympic gold medal in the women's kayak slalom Thursday.Fer, a 2006 World Champion, stole the gold from 18-year-old Australian ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Northern power grid was again on verge of tripping


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 2 (IANS) Power woes could be far from over as the Northern Grid was on the verge of tripping yet again, officials here said Thursday.According to sources in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mulayam’s vote for Pranab doesn’t count: EC


July 20th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Mulayam Singh Yadav's vote in the presidential election should not counted, the Election Commission said Friday. The SP chief had ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

LTTE tortured and killed while fighting Indians: Book


July 12th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (lANS) The LTTE tortured and killed alleged spies and "traitors" and also looted Tamil shops and homes while fighting the Indian peacekeepers in Sri Lanka, a book ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Saina wins third Indonesia Open title (Roundup)


June 17th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 17 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal got a big shot in the arm ahead of the London Olympics as she saved two match points before beating Li Xuerui of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Saina scrapes past Xuerui to win third Indonesia Open crown (Lead)


June 17th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 17 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal got a big shot in the arm ahead of the London Olympics as she saved two match points before beating Li Xuerui of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Naveen Patnaik to meet BJD leaders Friday (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 31 (IANS) Shortly after arriving from Britain, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said he will be meeting party leaders here Friday, amid reports of rebellion in the ruling ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Patnaik returns home, gets rousing welcome


May 31st, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 31 (IANS) Thousands of Biju Janata Dal workers and leaders Thursday welcomed Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik when he arrived in the state capital after an eight-day trip ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Couple makes love in office offering neighbours full view


May 31st, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
London, May 30 (IANS) A couple in Britain left neighbours stunned after "forgetting" to shut their office window blinds as they made love, little realising that they were doing it ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Steven Smith’s Superman act stuns Eden Gardens


May 5th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) Pune Warriors all-rounder Steven Smith stunned the packed Eden Gardens with his Superman act while fielding in the boundary against Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bengal schoolboy brings pistol to shoot principal


April 17th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 17 (IANS) A high school student in West Bengal's Murshidabad district was caught with a gun and bullets which he had brought purportedly to kill the principal who ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Hacker held through photos of girlfriend’s breasts


April 14th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) A hacker has been unmasked after officials managed to trace the GPS data of his house from a photo of his girlfriend's breasts that he had ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bullet removed from leg after 40 years


April 14th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Former Royal Navy commando Robert Mitchell holds a bullet that was stuck in his leg for 40 years - and he never knew it was there, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Shruti comes into her own with ‘3′: Kamal Haasan


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) Kamal Haasan watched his actress daughter Shruti's new film "3" and says he was elated after realising she looked like him in the film and that ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Two workers burned to death in furnace


March 12th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) Two Austrian metalworkers died a tragic death when a colleague switched on a massive oven without realising that they were cleaning it inside.According to detectives investigating ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Constable chases own shadow on CCTV prompting


February 8th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) An undercover policeman chased himself through a British town for over 20 minutes after a CCTV operator reported him as a suspect.The police officer was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Police, army trade charges over Pune fracas (Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Pune/New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Indian Army and Pune police Wednesday blamed each other for the Tuesday clash between a traffic constable and two officers from the College of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Spice Girls gear up for Royal reunion


January 29th, 2012 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) Former pop group Spice Girls are set to get back together to celebrate the British monarch's 60th year on the throne.Mel B let slip the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

It was my best birthday ever: Neil (Movie Snippets)


January 16th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Bollywood actor Neil Nitin Mukesh, who recently turned 30, says he celebrated it in the best way ever thanks to his friends, some of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Matt Damon pulls out of directorial debut


January 8th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 8 (IANS) Actor Matt Damon was all set to don the director's hat for an untitled project but time commitments got into the way.According to hollywoodreporter.com, Damon has ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Team Anna protests in Ramlila ground, with fewer numbers


December 27th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Team Anna members staged a protest at the Ramlila ground here Tuesday but the crowds in no way matched the tens of thousands who ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Chinese nurses donate $15,700 reward for bombing victims


December 20th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 20 (IANS) Two nurses in China have given away their 100,000 yuan (over $15,700) reward, earned for tipping off police about a suspect in a bank blast, for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

World realising importance of Indian audiences: Anil Kapoor


December 5th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) Actor Anil Kapoor, who plays an Indian business tycoon in "Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol", believes that the international film fraternity is gradually realising the importance ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

A film funded by Icelandic volcano


November 19th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) In April 2010, volcanic ash from the eruption of the hard to pronounce Icelandic volcano, Eyjafjallajokull, threw global airline traffic and business into disarray, causing billions ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Hips don’t lie: Scientists


November 14th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Your hips could reveal your innermost secrets -- details about your mood, your health and even if you are telling lies.Rory Wilson, professor of aquatic biology ... Read more...

Posted in World |

England desperate to win last two ODIs: Trott


October 22nd, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) England's seasoned middle-order batsman Jonathan Trott said Saturday that the visitors are desperate to win the remaining two ODIs of the five-match series against India.Having lost ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pornographic videos played on outdoor screen


October 22nd, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 22 (IANS) An advertising company official watched pornographic videos on his computer, little realising that the computer was linked to a huge LED screen put up in a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chinese couple spent $940,000 thinking son is in Oxford


October 19th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 19 (IANS) A man in China spent 6 million yuan ($940,000) of his parents' money who thought their son was studying in Oxford University. The couple sent money ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Keep distance from Van Persie, Wenger tells Manchester City


October 1st, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 1 (IANS) Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has told Manchester City not to entertain any hopes of signing his captain Robin van Persie to get rid of Carlos ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

IIFCL’s role to be expanded


September 13th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The role of India Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd (IIFCL) will be expanded in terms of take-out financing and credit enhancement to help attract $1 trillion ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Relief from unwanted bulk SMSs in six weeks: Sibal


August 19th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) In welcome relief for millions of mobile subscribers from the menace of unwanted bulk SMSs, Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Friday said the do not disturb ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Many Brits have no idea when they’ll retire


August 1st, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) A large number of working people in Britain may be simply sleep walking into retired life without realising when it's happening in their life, a survey ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

I didn’t know who Gary Oldman was: Tom Felton


July 18th, 2011 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) Actor Tom Felton didn't recognize veteran Gary Oldman when they first met on sets and he thought his "Harry Potter" co-star was just taking studio ... Read more...

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