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Cornered by cops, robber in El Salvador kills himself


August 31st, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
San Salvador, Aug 31 (IANS/EFE) A man killed himself with a gunshot to the head when he was cornered by police after he and an accomplice robbed passengers on a ... Read more...

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New family of fierce spiders discovered


August 20th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new family of spiders have been discovered as the researchers claimed. This was a report that was established when the amateurs discovered about a certain family ... Read more...

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New spider with fearsome claws found in US cave


August 18th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) A new family of spiders has been discovered in a cave in America's Oregon state, and was named "Trogloraptor" for its fearsome claws.The spider, measuring up ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Man fires insect repellent in Oregon robbery case


August 17th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oregon, Aug 17 (NEWS) Police in Oregon have revealed that a man who robbed a restaurant was armed with a can of bug spray. The robber is alleged to have entered ... Read more...

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This year’s best ‘dumb criminal’ tales so far (The Funny Side)


August 17th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
A thief was captured by a cop dressed as a giant banana. (This is the sort of story that columnists like me pray for nightly, so THANK YOU, GOD.) A part-time ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

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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Civil war enthusiast Alf Thompson uses his skills to disarm robber


August 7th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Alf Thompson, a civil war re- enactment fan and enthusiast used his skills that he learnt from playing the role of a cavalier to disarm a robber. ... Read more...

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Meat trader shot at in Ghaziabad


August 6th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 6 (IANS) Three motorcycle-borne robbers shot a meat trader and looted Rs.three lakh in cash from him here Monday morning, police said.Abdul, 45, a resident of Pawan Vihar ... Read more...

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Man robbed at Noida mall, two hurt in shootout


August 6th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Aug 6 (IANS) In a daylight robbery at the Great India Place mall in Sector 39 Monday, three men robbed a man of several lakhs of rupees and shot ... Read more...

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Two elderly women stabbed to death in Delhi (lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Two elderly women, residing in two houses in the same colony in Delhi, were stabbed to death by robbers for a few hundred ... Read more...

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Shot at, security guard catches robber


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) An alert security guard managed to catch a robber from a construction site in Delhi in spite of being shot by his associates Tuesday, police ... Read more...

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Romanian gang attempts to steal a moving lorry


June 12th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bucharest, June 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Romanian law enforcement authorities have filmed incredible footage of a gang’s efforts to rob a truck while it was speeding along a motorway. To undertake the attempted ... Read more...

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Bus passengers lynch robber in Mexico


May 25th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), May 25 (IANS/EFE) A group of bus passengers overpowered two would-be robbers, beating one to death and leaving the other badly injured, Mexican police said.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Robber-rapist jailed after 19 years in China


May 19th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 19 (IANS) A 53-year-old Chinese who raped a woman on a train between Beijing and Moscow 19 years ago, and who also took part in 13 robberies in ... Read more...

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Shopkeeper in Britain prevents robbery with stick


April 9th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) A brave shopkeeper in Britain prevented a robbery in his shop with the help of a wooden stick after an armed man burst into his shop ... Read more...

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Postman chases robbers, kills one


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 22 (IANS) A young Chinese postman who killed a robber in a car chase has been praised and rewarded by police, a report said Thursday.Police said the postman, ... Read more...

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Chinese robber gets 13-year jail term


March 19th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 19 (IANS) A Chinese man Monday got a 13-year jail term for stealing art pieces from the Forbidden City here last year, authorities said.Shi Baikui, 27, was fined ... Read more...

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Argentine radio host wounded in botched robbery


March 14th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, March 14 (IANS/EFE) Argentine radio personality Angel "Baby" Etchecopar and his son were wounded in an attempted robbery at the family's home in suburban Buenos Aires, the host's ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Gunman robs doctors mid-surgery at Venezuelan hospital


March 11th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, March 11 (IANS/EFE) A man robbed a surgeon and his staff at gunpoint during a procedure being performed in the operating theater of a hospital in the central Venezuelan ... Read more...

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Tale of bravery impresses in period drama ‘Aravaan’ (Tamil Movie Review)


March 4th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Aravaan": Cast: Aathi, Pasupathi, Dhanshika; Director: Vasanthabalan; Producer; T. Siva; Storwriter: Su. Venkatesan and Vasanthabalan; Composer: Karthik; Cinematographer: Siddharth; Rating: ***Vasantabalan, who made a name for himself by sensitively handling ... Read more...

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Ecuador nominates Lenin for Nobel Prize


February 4th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Feb 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A namesake of Vladimir Lenin, the late Russian communist politician who led the October Revolution of 1917, was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Robber rode skateboard to banks in Mexico


February 1st, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mexico City, Jan 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A robber with a skateboard tried to rob two banks in Mexico City. Police in Mexico City say the would-be robber, identified as Sergio Ledesma, tried ... Read more...

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Decomposed body found in French bank’s a/c vent


January 26th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) A decomposed body, apparently that of a robber, has been found inside the air-conditioning vent of a French bank.Staff at the Credit Foncier bank in Lyon ... Read more...

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Man returned to beer after bank robbery


December 23rd, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port Richey, Fla., Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A robber returned to his beer at a bar just moments after he had robbed a bank nearby. Sheriffs say the 52-year-old suspect was identified ... Read more...

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Naked car thief caught by police dog


December 13th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, Dec 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A car robber did not have the lucky break that he dreamt of after a police dog wrestled him to the ground. The man had earlier engaged ... Read more...

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Woman detains man armed with model gun


November 21st, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A female shop assistant in the Western Siberia city of Omsk detained a would-be robber and did not let him go until the police officers ... Read more...

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`Clown’ steals money from Chilean casino


November 2nd, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, Nov 2 (IANS/EFE) A man in a clown costume took advantage of an all-night Halloween party at a casino south of the Chilean capital to steal $12,000 in cash ... Read more...

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Robber held after returning to shop for his coat!


September 16th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) A robber in Britain was handed over to police after he revisited the shop he had tried to loot moments earlier -- he wanted his favourite ... Read more...

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Russian walks 9,000-km home after being robbed


September 7th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 47-year-old Russian walked 9,000 km from Moscow to his hometown on the Kamchatka Peninsula after he was robbed of money, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Six robbers lynched in Bangladesh


July 27th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 27 (IANS) Six robbers were beaten to death in a Bangladesh village after their gang gunned down a villager.The incident took place in Noakhali district early Wednesday.Eight people, ... Read more...

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Man holds up Brazil vice president with toy gun


July 10th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, July 10 (IANS/EFE) A man armed with a toy pistol tried to hold up Brazil Vice President Michel Temer in Sao Paulo city, the weekly Veja magazine reported.The incident ... Read more...

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Arab diplomat mugged of 2 mn pounds in London


June 28th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) An Arab diplomat was robbed at gunpoint in London after he withdrew two million pounds in cash from a Dubai-based bank, a media report said.Three masked ... Read more...

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Student killing: Three cops sent to judicial custody


May 9th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday sent three Uttarakhand policemen to judicial custody till May 13 after they surrendered before it in the 2009 killing of an ... Read more...

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Four arrested in murder cases


May 6th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Four people, including two youths who had bludgeoned their friend to death, were arrested in separate murder cases here, police said Thursday.In the first case, ... Read more...

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Man dressed in cow suit robs milk at Walmart


April 29th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Virginia, April 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man dressed in a cow suit robbed a Wal-Mart shop escaping with about 26 gallons of milk. The incident took place at a busy shop in ... Read more...

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