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Antony denies his office was bugged (Lead)

March 3rd, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Friday denied his office was bugged, describing reports earlier in the day as "absolutely baseless.""The report about bugging is absolutely ... Read more...

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Defence ministry denies bugging in Antony’s office

March 2nd, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The government Friday vehemently denied that Defence Minister A.K. Antony's office was "bugged", but clarified that routine security sweeps were done at his office and ... Read more...

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Three firms guilty of lead poisoning in Chinese kids

February 26th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 26 (IANS) Three companies in Shanghai have been held responsible for lead poisoning in at least 49 children in the metropolis, the government said.A battery manufacturer, an auto-parts ... Read more...

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Chris Evans undergoes pre-cancer operation

July 27th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British broadcaster Chris Evans underwent a pre-cancer operation on Tuesday. Evans told his listeners that he took the advice of his doctor to see a specialist on ... Read more...

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Kim Kardashian suffers from psoriasis

July 25th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reality television star Kim Kardashian’s struggle with psoriasis has been highlighted. Psoriasis is an autoimmune condition and it is a shocking revelation to many that the ... Read more...

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Fire alarm forces Kaiga n-power unit shutdown

April 10th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Kaiga (Karnataka), April 9 (IANS) A nuclear power generating unit at the Kaiga plant in north Karnataka has been shut down following a fire alarm, the Nuclear Power Corporation ... Read more...

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Nelson Mandela ‘alive and kicking’, says SA’s acting president

January 28th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 28 (ANI): South Africa's acting president Kgalema Motlanthe says Nelson Mandela is "alive and kicking". "I want to say to you, he's alive and kicking. He hasn't passed on," quoted ... Read more...

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Marijuana packages seized in Mexico had Homer Simpson labels

October 19th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by BNO News
TIJUANA, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- Around 105 tons of marijuana - which would have been sold for around 4.2 billion pesos ($337 million dollars) in roughly 210 million packages - ... Read more...

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China recalls improperly labelled injections

August 27th, 2010 - 8:08 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 27 (IANS) China has recalled all injections produced by a pharmaceutical company after it found they were "improperly labelled", authorities said. Though no case of adverse reactions have been reported, the ... Read more...

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China to scrutinize officials’ ‘love lives’ to meet “morality standards”

July 24th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 24 (ANI): China has introduced new rules for 96 local government and Communist Party of China (CPC) officials in Shuyang county in Jiangsu province, wherein their lives will be scrutinized ... Read more...

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India readies to evaluate C-17 airlifter

June 24th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Gulshan R. Luthra New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Boeing C-17 Globemaster-III strategic airlifter is in India to begin flight trials this week towards clearing the last formality from the Indian Air ... Read more...

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Circumnavigating Indian vessel leaves South Africa for Mumbai (With Image)

April 7th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) The Indian Naval Sailing Vessel, Mhadei, currently on a solo circumnavigation of the globe, started on its last leg for home from the Cape of Good Hope in ... Read more...

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Fake currency worth millions recovered from a train in Mughalsarai

March 13th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Mughalsarai (UP), Mar 13 (ANI): Police recovered fake Indian currency worth 24.8 million rupees from a train in Uttar Pradesh's Mughalsarai district on Saturday.officials also recovered two maps from the bags. Police ... Read more...

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Stolen art treasures recovered in Italy

January 26th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Rodi Garganico (Italy), Jan 26 (IANS/AKI) Italian police have sealed off an illegal archaeological dig and recovered 108 stolen artefacts dating back more than 2,000 years. The artefacts were excavated from tombs dating ... Read more...

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Sukhoi fighter jets back in the sky

December 7th, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Indian Air Force's frontline fighter jets Sukhoi Su-30 MKI, which were grounded nearly a week ago after a crash, resumed flying Monday, an official said. "The Sukhoi ... Read more...

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Delhi Police search Paharganj hotels, cyber cafes

November 15th, 2009 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Delhi Police Sunday carried out extensive searches in cyber cafes and hotels in Paharganj area of central Delhi where suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative David Headley had stayed ... Read more...

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Irate residents force MCD to suspend demolition drive

June 16th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD)'s crackdown on illegal constructions and encroachments met with tough resistance Tuesday as residents protesting the drive in central Delhi poured on ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi kids in England visit dentists less frequently

May 15th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 15 (ANI): UK kids of South Asian origins-such as Indian, Bangladeshi, and Pakistani-are have been using the NHS dental care less frequently than any other ethnic group, according to a ... Read more...

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Tax officials make surprise checks at Punjab Cricket Association

March 20th, 2009 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), March 20 (IANS) The Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) has come under the scanner of the Income Tax (IT) department, which conducted a surprise check at its office in Mohali, officials ... Read more...

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UK cop loses terror file data stick

September 13th, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.13 (ANI): A TRAFFIC cop has lost a computer memory stick containing top-secret information on ruthless Muslim terrorists. The Sun reports that the memory stick contains details of every deadly ... Read more...

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Germans detect radioactivity in exported Naples garbage

June 5th, 2008 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Hamburg, June 5 (DPA) Staff at a German incinerator that is burning rotting garbage from Naples have detected radioactivity in one of the containers, city of Hamburg environment officials said Thursday. A ... Read more...

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