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Gaga reduces drinking


September 5th, 2012 - 2:24 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 5 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga has decided she will now consume less alcohol as she no longer feels "depressed".The singer had earlier professed a love for drinking ... Read more...

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McConaughey likes simple fashion


August 22nd, 2012 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 22 (IANS) Actor Mathew McConaughey says he likes to keep his fashion statement simple, unlike those who try very hard with their fashion to look good, but ... Read more...

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Gaga opts for gluten free diet


August 18th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 18 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga has gone on a gluten free diet as she begins the latest leg of her "Born This Way Ball" tour in Bulgaria.The ... Read more...

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Tre’s mother worried about his relationship


August 18th, 2012 - 5:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole and boyfriend Tre Holloway might look happy in each other's company, but the latter's mother is worried about him.Tre's mother Shirley Holloway is worried ... Read more...

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Man Fires Insect Repellent in Oregon Robbery


August 16th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oregon, Aug 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man who robbed a restaurant in Oregon was armed with a can of insect repellent. These are reports from police who came to investigate the incident. ... Read more...

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Study explores parents ‘negative touch’


August 5th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) Parents use 'strong arm' methods to control their children in public, much more than what they say in surveys or demonstrate in lab experiments, according to ... Read more...

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Gay activists to hold their couple kissing day at Chick-fil-A restaurants


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gay rights activists are planning to hold a national same sex couple kissing day on Friday. The event will be held at the chick-fil-a restaurant chain. ... Read more...

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Alert sounded in Uttar Pradesh


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 1 (IANS) An alert was sounded across Uttar Pradesh following four low-intensity explosions in Pune in Mahararashtra Wednesday, police said, as they stepped up security in major ... Read more...

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12 killed in Baghdad bombings


July 31st, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 31 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and 27 injured in two car bombing attacks in Iraq's capital city of Baghdad Tuesday, an interior ministry source said.The ... Read more...

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Dubai launches health campaign


July 25th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 24 (IANS/WAM) The Dubai government has launched a campaign to create awareness on the dangers of passive smoking.The initiative was launched by the Department of Economic Development (DED) ... Read more...

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Chinese killed by poisoned needle


July 24th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) A Chinese man has been detained after he was accused of murdering another man by puncturing his forehead with a poisoned needle following an altercation, a ... Read more...

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Food poisoning fells 80 sick in China


July 10th, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 9 (IANS) More than 80 people in China Monday fell sick after food poisoning, authorities said.The victims reported suffering from diarrhea and chest problems after eating rice noodles ... Read more...

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3,600 crocodiles rescued in China


July 7th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 7 (IANS) Around 3,600 smuggled Siamese crocodiles have been saved by police from being served as exotic dishes in China's Guangxi Zhuang region, Xinhua reported Saturday.Veterinarians provided medical ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi launches health inspection


June 19th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 19 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi has launched an inspection on various businesses like salons, beauty parlours, laundries, cafeterias and restaurants to check whether they were adhering to health ... Read more...

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Severe power crisis in UP forces partial shutdown


June 17th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 17 (IANS) Faced with an staggering 2,500 MW power shortfall, the Uttar Pradesh government Sunday ordered all shops and malls across the state to close at 7 p.m.According ... Read more...

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British MPs spend 27,000 pounds ruing dirty loos


June 1st, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) An expensive study has found British parliamentarians complaining the most about their dirty marble-lined toilets in the Commons.The state of the Palace of Westminster's toilets was ... Read more...

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Gunman held in Finland shooting incident


May 26th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, May 26 (IANS) A man has been arrested in Finland on charges of killing one person and injuring eight early Saturday, Xinhua reported.According to the Finnish Broadcasting Company, the ... Read more...

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Handbook ready for football fans ahead of Euro 2012


May 22nd, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, May 22 (IANS) A handbook in Polish, Ukrainian and English prepared by the Office for the Protection of Competition and Consumer (UOKiK) for the Euro 2012 football championship includes ... Read more...

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World’s tallest TV tower to open for public


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:58 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, May 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Tokyo Skytree, the world's tallest television and radio broadcast tower, will be opened for public access Tuesday.The construction of the structure, which has a height ... Read more...

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WBHIDCO to e-auction Rajarhat plots


May 16th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) The West Bengal Housing Infrastructure Development Corp (WBHIDCO) is mulling introducing e-auction to sell plots at Rajarhat on the northeastern fringes of Kolkata, an official said ... Read more...

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Food poisoning kills 12 in China


May 10th, 2012 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) Over 400 people suffered from food poisoning in China this year, and 12 of them have died, the health ministry said Wednesday.From January to March, the ... Read more...

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Promoters gave me drugs: Lovato


April 25th, 2012 - 7:09 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 25 (IANS) Singer-actress Demi Lovato has accused her promoters of plying her with free drugs in a bid to get her to return to their clubs and ... Read more...

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‘Dangerous’ mobster held in Italy


April 24th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 24 (IANS/AKI) A 43-year-old mobster, considered one of the most dangerous criminals in Italy, was arrested Tuesday after more than two years on the run.Rocco Trimboli, boss of ... Read more...

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100 students suffer food poisoning on China campus


April 19th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) About 100 university students in China's Sichuan province required medication for vomiting and diarrhea Wednesday afternoon following a suspected food poisoning incident, Xinhua reported Thursday.Health authorities ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh grocery shops, eateries on 3-day strike


April 9th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 9 (IANS) Eateries and grocery shops across Madhya Pradesh went on a three-day-long strike from Monday in protest against proposed Food Safety and Standards (FSS) Act.The bandh call ... Read more...

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Tata Housing launches GoodLife pan-India retail brand


March 13th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) In a bid to provide mall amenities to suburban localities, real estate developer Tata Housing Tuesday launched its GoodLife pan-India retail brand.The company launched the ... Read more...

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Fire at Lucknow hotel, no casualties


March 5th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 5 (IANS) A major fire broke out in a three-star hotel here Monday, badly damaging its top floor before it was extinguished after a tough two-hour battle, ... Read more...

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Chimp attack victim Charla Nash talks about her face transplant


February 29th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Charla Nash has spoken about her recovery following the milestone procedure which was conducted by doctors to restore some of her life. The 58-year-old was left blind ... Read more...

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Beijing reports fewer accident deaths


February 19th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 19 (IANS) A total of 1,089 people died in various accidents in Beijing last year, down 7.4 percent year-on-year, the municipality said Sunday.Among them, 924 people died in ... Read more...

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Retail sales in US rose in January


February 15th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 15 (IANS/EFE) US retail sales rose 0.4 percent in January due, mainly, to the activity in department stores, general merchandise stores and bars and restaurants, the Commerce Department ... Read more...

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Chinese province steps up use of English


February 15th, 2012 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 15 (IANS) Civil servants in a Chinese province will learn to speak English by the year 2015 to provide better services to people.All civil servants with a ... Read more...

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Food forms 70 percent of Chinese garbage


January 21st, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 21 (IANS) Food waste comprises roughly 70 percent of China's garbage."While you often hear Chinese parents tell their kids to not waste food, the fact is food waste ... Read more...

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UAE trade minister meets Arab business delegation


January 21st, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 20 (IANS/WAM) UAE Foreign Minister Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi Friday held a meeting with an Arab business delegation to boost trade cooperation. They also discussed the latest ... Read more...

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Woman wins contest to blow up factory where her dad died


January 16th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 16 (IANS) A British woman won a competition to blow up a factory building where her father had died in an accident.Sarah Griffiths, 41, pushed a button that ... Read more...

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Lawmakers get tough on smoking


January 14th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 14 (IANS) Tougher action is needed to curb smoking in public areas in Shanghai, lawmakers from the Chinese city's top legislative body say.Shanghai should increase punishments for smoking ... Read more...

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