Five soldiers involved in Afghan Quran burning

March 2nd, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) US military investigators have concluded that five soldiers were involved in the burning of the holy Quran in Afghanistan last week, Xinhua reported.The soldiers removed the ... Read more...

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Fraudsters stole jewellery posing as cops, held

March 5th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Chivalry pays -- and two Mumbai-based conmen had a unique way of demonstrating that. They used to fly down to Delhi twice a month, dress ... Read more...

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New York cab driver awarded for returning $100K worth of valuables

February 16th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): A New York City taxi driver, who returned 100,000 dollars worth of jewellery and cash that had been left in the back seat of his cab, has been ... Read more...

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WWE Monday Night RAW: Smackdown vs Raw Battle Royal

October 19th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As WWE Raw began to air live last night, both the members of the Monday night wrestling roster as well as those who are on Friday Night Smackdown ... Read more...

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James Wins Daughter’s Custody

July 21st, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): James, the shamed TV mechanic, would be moving to the state on July 31. He would do this in order to be closer to his previous wife, ... Read more...

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NZ becoming a hot bed for Asian sex workers

July 12th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, July 12 (ANI): More and more Asian women are being lured with cash to work in New Zealand's sex industry, but in slave-like conditions , revealed a new investigation.The women, mainly ... Read more...

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World Cup trophy will remain ‘Italian’

July 10th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, July 10 (IANS/AKI) Either Spain or the Netherlands will be crowned football's new World Champions Sunday, succeeding holders Italy, but the trophy will remain Italian to the core. The Cup, which will ... Read more...

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Sixth Goa policeman arrested for drugs mafia links

May 13th, 2010 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 12 (IANS) A policeman was arrested late Wednesday for links to the narcotics mafia, officials said here. Subinspector Punaji Gawas was arrested for selling seized drugs stored for safekeeping in ... Read more...

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American President Obama Leads Two-Day Summit On Nuclear Safekeeping

April 12th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 12, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): American President Obama hosts political chiefs from 46 nations for a two-day nuclear security summit that commences on Monday. The summit will concentrate on ... Read more...

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Apt Spring Break Safety Tips For The American Holidaymakers

March 29th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Spring break is a fabulous time for the individuals to depart from the chilly and gloomy days of winter and subject themselves to some entertainment ... Read more...

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Idaho man arrested in Oregon for carrying almost 5 pounds of marijuana

March 26th, 2010 - 1:55 am ICT by BNO News
PORTLAND, OREGON (BNO NEWS) – An Idaho man was arrested Wednesday by Oregon State Police (OSP) for possession of marijuana, local authorities said.Jeffrey Bullington, 48, from Boise, Idaho, was found carrying over ... Read more...

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Miami resident charged with theft of $6 million from fiduciary funds

February 24th, 2010 - 1:15 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – A man, of Miami, Florida, was charged on Tuesday with conspiracy to commit mail fraud, U.S. Attorney Jeffrey Sloman announced.Lewis B. Freeman, 61, has been working as ... Read more...

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Purged officials reignite party divisions in China

June 4th, 2009 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 4 (DPA) Ignored by state media and the Chinese Communist Party, a book by purged party leader Zhao Ziyang has given renewed hope to dissidents in their 20-year campaign for ... Read more...

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Goody’s sons will not attend her funeral

March 28th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 28 (ANI): Late Brit celebrity Jade Goody's sons will not be attending her funeral, as they may find it very upsetting.The decision to spare Bobby, five, and Freddie, four, ... Read more...

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Marley’s guitar to be auctioned

December 9th, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 9 (IANS) Late reggae star Bob Marley's guitar is to be auctioned but the man who claims he owns it says he wants the instrument back.According to, the ... Read more...

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Two Roman coffins unearthed in Newcastle, UK

August 15th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 15 (ANI): Archaeologists have uncovered two 1,800-year-old Roman stone coffins at a dig on the site of a former office building in Newcastle, UK.These coffins are thought to have ... Read more...

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No DNA testing on Chopins heart: Polish govt

July 28th, 2008 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
London , July 28 (ANI): The Polish government has decided against letting scientists conduct a DNA test on the heart of the great 19th century composer Frederic Chopin.Chopin''s heart has been ... Read more...

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Errant Malaysian employer makes eight Indian workers illegal

July 17th, 2008 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Malaysia, July 17 (ANI): Eight Indian workers who were legally employed in a factory in Shah Alam in Malaysia became illegal workers when they complained to the Industrial Court claiming they ... Read more...

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Slain king’s ghost still haunts Nepal

June 1st, 2008 - 3:59 pm ICT by admin
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 1 (IANS) Seven years after his shocking murder in the tightly guarded royal palace, the ghost of king Birendra continues to haunt Nepal with the new republic Sunday ... Read more...

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Battle for Chitral memorial resumes after 113 years

April 28th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by admin
Nowshera, Apr.28 (ANI): One hundred and thirteen years after the siege and battle of Chitral, a family that once ruled over the area, wants a neglected British monument to be moved ... Read more...

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Marilyn Monroe sex tape bought for $1.5m for safekeeping

April 15th, 2008 - 11:46 am ICT by admin
London, Apr 15 (ANI): A sex tape of screen goddess Marilyn Monroe has sold for a whopping 1.5 million dollars but the new owner is adamant that people will not get ... Read more...

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Olympic torch arrives in Argentina

April 11th, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by admin
DPA Buenos Aires, April 11 (DPA) The Olympic flame arrived in Buenos Aires from San Francisco amid tight security for the torch relay's only South American stop. After protesters hounded the Beijing-bound flame ... Read more...

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Ledger’s Komi van stolen before his death

March 3rd, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 3 (IANS) Late Australian actor Heath Ledger's car, a 1975 green Komi van, was reportedly stolen just two days before his death. His father is now pleading with the ... Read more...

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Heath Ledgers Kombi van stolen in Sydney

March 1st, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Mar 1 (ANI): The Kombi van owned by late Hollywood actor Heath Ledger has been stolen.The Brokeback Mountain stars father Kim Ledger reported the theft to Waverley police on Feb ... Read more...

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The dog that feasted on the pies of a pie-eating contest!

December 14th, 2007 - 11:30 am ICT by admin
London, Dec 14 (ANI): A pie-eating contest was left in an utter muddle after a pooch ate all the pies.On the night of Dec 12 the championship pies were left with 1995 ... Read more...

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