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Elk rescued from Russian power plant


September 21st, 2012 - 7:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A rescue operation took 11 hours at a hydroelectric power plant in northern Russia's Murmansk region to save an elk, one of the largest species ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Williams wanted to make sex tape


September 7th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 7 (IANS) Singer Robbie William says had he got a chance, he would have made a sex tape in the past."I'd have done a couple of sex ... Read more...

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Man dies in a BMW stunt in Oberviehbach


September 6th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, Sep 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The police in Germany are investigating in a daring BMW stunt. According to the police, this incident was a manslaughter which eventually left the victim dead. The ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Wandering Deer takes a dip in a homeowner’s pool


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Colorado, Sept 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A deer that was wandering around Colorado stepped on a pool cover and found itself falling in to the pool splashing water to the backyard of a ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Man with binoculars killed near Ukraine nudist beach


August 29th, 2012 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An apparent voyeurism session ended in disaster in Ukraine, when a man allegedly spying at a nudist beach was brutally killed.The body of the unnamed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

17 injured in Kolkata amusement park accident


August 21st, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) At least 17 people, mostly school children, were injured when the connecting rope of a "swirl ride" snapped in a amusement park at Salt Lake township ... Read more...

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Microsoft to extend scheme for ex-soldiers


August 8th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) Microsoft India is planning to extend to other states its flagship programme now on in Delhi to enhance the employability of retired army personnel.Disclosing this here, ... Read more...

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Increase in venture capital for Bengal IT start-ups


August 8th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) West Bengal's new IT policy would feature an increase in the corpus of venture capital provided to IT start-ups, a minister said Wednesday."The new IT policy ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India to soon get a film commission (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Inddia will soon get a film commission offering single window clearances to filmmakers to shoot in this country, Nirupama Kotru, director (Films) in the information ... Read more...

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India to get its film commission soon


August 1st, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The country will soon have a film commission offering a single window clearances to filmmakers to shoot in India, Nirupama Kotru, director, Information and Broadcasting ... Read more...

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Woman, 96, dies preparing for 70ft abseil


July 30th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) A thrill-seeking 96-year-old British woman collapsed and died just ahead of taking part in a 70-feet abseil, the controlled descent down a rock face using a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Shagufta wants Bipasha, Randeep for directorial debut


July 29th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Shagufta Rafique, who has been writing for Vishesh Films after quitting her job as a bar dancer, is all set to weild the megaphone. She ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Taurani to launch son opposite Shruti Haasan


July 29th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Film producer Kumar Taurani is set to launch his son Girish in a musical opposite Shruti Haasan."The film will be a musical love story and Prabhu ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

CAB trying to rope in Kapil as bowling consultant


July 28th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president Jagmohan Dalmiya said Saturday that the association is trying to rope in India's World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev as ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Andhra college girl loses voice after ragging by seniors


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 22 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a college girl student in Andhra Pradesh lost her voice after ragging by her seniors.The incident took place at the hostel of ... Read more...

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Gorilla duo dismantles poachers’ trap


July 20th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Two young mountain gorillas were spotted dismantling a poacher's trap that had killed one of their own companions.Staff at the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Three Hindu traders abducted in Pakistan


July 14th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 14 (IANS) At least three Hindu traders, including president of a local Hindu council, have been kidnapped by unidentified people in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, Online news ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Private firms to provide 400 water tankers in Delhi


July 10th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Delhi government has decided to rope in private players for supplying 400 new stainless steel tankers to provide water to residents."We have invited three ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sporting Lisbon may rope in Sunil Chettri


July 5th, 2012 - 5:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Top Portuguese football club Sporting Lisbon may rope in India striker Sunil Chettri as their foreign recruit. The club is likely to make an announcement ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Feature film not without tips from Balki: Gauri Shinde


July 4th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) When it comes to ad filmmaking, Gauri Shinde doesn't need any guidance. But for her first feature film "English Vinglish", which marks Sridevi's comeback to big ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Maharashtra cops explain terror suspect’s absence (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Maharashtra Police told a Delhi court Tuesday that it could not present on May 29 suspected Indian Mujahideen operative Qateel Mohammed Jaffer Siddiqui, found ... Read more...

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Haryana Police to monitor ‘crime-prone’ villages


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), July 3 (IANS) Police will monitor over five dozen villages in southern Haryana for "being too crime-prone".Police recently identified nearly 65 crime-prone villages in the four districts of ... Read more...

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Boy falls into pond in Rajasthan, rescue work on


July 1st, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 1 (IANS) The authorities here struggled to rescue a six-year-old boy over 30 hours after he slipped into a pond, officials said Sunday.Vishal Kumar, a resident of Shivdaspura ... Read more...

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Mahi is dead; end came on first or second day, doctors say (Second Lead)


June 24th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Manesar (Haryana), June 24 (IANS) Mahi, the four-year-old girl who was trapped in a narrow and deep borewell here for 86 agonizing hours, was Sunday declared dead after rescuers reached ... Read more...

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After 86 long hours, Mahi is dead (Lead)


June 24th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Manesar (Haryana), June 24 (IANS) Mahi, the four-year-old girl who got trapped in a narrow and deep borewell here for 86 agonizing hours, was Sunday declared dead after rescuers reached ... Read more...

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Will Timberlake accept ‘Baywatch’ film offer?


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 22 (IANS) Paramount is all set to adapt popular television show "Baywatch" into a movie and the producers are keen to rope in Justin Timberlake for ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Gaga hit by pole, suffers concussion


June 11th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, June 11 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga, who is in the middle of a world tour, was accidentally hit on the head with a giant pole by one of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Another explosion in Allahabad, five kids injured


June 7th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, June 7 (IANS) Five children were injured Thursday when a bomb went off in a village in this Uttar Pradesh district -- the second blast in about a fortnight, ... Read more...

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Three killed in Maharashtra stampede


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolhapur, May 23 (IANS) Three people were crushed to death and three others injured in a stampede Wednesday during a religious rath yatra (chariot procession) in Turkewadi village of Maharashtra's ... Read more...

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Satish Kaushik wants Salman for ‘Pithamagan’ Hindi remake


May 15th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Actor-director Satish Kaushik has bought the rights of Tamil film "Pithamagan" and plans to rope in Salman Khan, who worked in his 2003 hit movie ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kawaski rope in Gadea as replacement for Lascorz


May 4th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Monza (Italy), May 4 (IANS) Kawasaki Racing Team have roped in Spaniard Sergio Gadea as a replacement for injured rider Joan Lascorz for the weekend's World Super Bike Championship race.Lascorz ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Delhi-based Jet Airways pilot commits suicide


April 28th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) A 27-year-old Jet Airways pilot committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan inside his residence here, police said Saturday.Neeraj Lamba was found hanging ... Read more...

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Camel killed in Kazakhstan to end suicides


April 28th, 2012 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) People in a Kazakh town have sacrificed a white camel in a bid to end an adolescent "suicide epidemic" blamed on an evil spirit that ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Man crosses 6,000 ft high canyon without safety net


April 23rd, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) A 40-year-old American slackline walker Monday crossed a canyon in central China almost 6,000 feet above sea level without a safety line, the Telegraph reported.Dean Potter, ... Read more...

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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...

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