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46 mn Americans live in poverty


September 13th, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) About 46 million Americans lived in poverty last year, accounting for 15 percent of the population, the US census bureau announced Wednesday.The poverty rate was not ... Read more...

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Sequels are safe option: Mahesh Bhatt


August 10th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) With films like "Jannat 2", "Murder 2" and now "Raaz 3", Vishesh Films seems to have turned into a sequel making machine and Mahesh Bhatt ... Read more...

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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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US should be careful of certain budget cuts: Official


April 5th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, April 5 (IANS) US Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner said Wednesday that despite a recovering economy, America should be wary of cutting budget too much, in particular in ... Read more...

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‘Sholay’ scene enacted in Gurdaspur Central Jail


March 19th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Gurdaspur (Punjab), March 19 (IANS) Gurdaspur Central Jail in Punjab witnessed the re-enactment of a Bollywood-style scene when a young under-trial climbed atop a water tank in the jail premises ... Read more...

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Woman killed in Bangalore mock fire drill


February 24th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 24 (IANS) A mock fire drill turned tragic in Bangalore Friday when a 25-year-old woman participant fell to her death, police said.The woman, identified as Nalini, a ... Read more...

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Grow more grains, Pawar tells states


February 8th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Urging states to produce more grains to meet the growing food demand, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Wednesday stressed the streamlining of the procurement and distribution ... Read more...

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Indian Coast Guard rescue two Australian sailors


October 19th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard yesterday rescued two Australian sailors stranded on a sailing yacht, around 158 nautical miles off Mumbai, while on a voyage from Dubai ... Read more...

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Defiant Obama seeks new taxes on wealthy to cut debt


September 20th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) Striking a confrontationist posture, President Barack Obama has proposed $1.5 trillion in new taxes for the wealthy to cut the national debt by $3.2 ... Read more...

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One in four Italians face poverty due to recession


May 24th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Rome, May 24 (IANS/AKI) One in four Italians currently face poverty as a result of the global financial crisis and their country's chronically low growth, the national statistics institute Isat ... Read more...

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Man killed when human cannonball stunt goes awry


April 26th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kent, April 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A human cannonball met his tragic death on Monday when his stunt went fatally wrong. The safety net which was supposed to be engaged and save him ... Read more...

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Human cannonball dies as safety net collapses


April 26th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) A human cannonball in Britain died in front of horrified onlookers as his safety net collapsed. He crashed head first on to the ground.The stuntman, called ... Read more...

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UK ‘Human cannonball’ man killed during ‘Daredevil Stunt Show’


April 26th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): A man performing as a "human cannonball" for a stunt show in Kent, Britain, has been killed after his safety net failed to provide him adequate support.The ... Read more...

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Obama’s comment on Indian healthcare not acceptable: Azad


April 21st, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) India Thursday termed as "not acceptable" US President Barack Obama's statement discouraging Americans from visiting India or Mexico for "cheap healthcare" and said Indian ... Read more...

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‘India does not represent cheap healthcare’


April 21st, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) A top Indian doctor has termed as "misconception" US President Barack Obama's statement that India represents "cheap healthcare".In a statement issued here late Wednesday, well-known ... Read more...

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You shouldn’t have to go India for cheap healthcare: Obama


April 20th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has begun a sales pitch to rein in mounting deficits without cutting down on essentials like infrastructure and Medicare so that ... Read more...

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Norway envoy calls on Deshmukh


March 30th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 30 (ANI): The Ambassador of Norway in India, Ann Ollstead, called on Union Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Vilasrao Deshmukh at Krishi Bhawan here today during which ... Read more...

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Economic survey calls for a second green revolution


February 25th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): The Economic Survey presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today underlined the need for making efforts to achieve a second green revolution in the country.The ... Read more...

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Women climb water tank to protest poor rehab facilities


December 14th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Dec 14 (IANS) Five women and two 15-year-old boys climbed atop a high water storage tank and threatened to jump off to protest the inadequate rehabilitation facilities after their land was ... Read more...

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Delhi top cop meets Girija Vyas over women’s safety (Lead)


December 14th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Delhi Police Commissioner B.K. Gupta Tuesday met National Commission for Women (NCW) chairperson Girija Vyas, who put forth measures that can be taken to increase the security ... Read more...

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Aurangabad cotton farmers demand compensation for rain-damaged crops


November 11th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Abdul HadiAurangabad, Nov.11 (ANI): Farmers in Maharashtra's Aurangabad District demanded compensation after the incessant rainfall destroyed cotton crops in the surrounding villages.They have also demanded a safety net."We just want ... Read more...

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Video: Lions Attack Tamer at Ukraine Circus, Caught on Tape by Tourist


October 5th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The video embedded below shows footage which was shot of a tourist who was at the circus in the Ukraine. As Doug Shepard and his family were watching ... Read more...

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Bangladesh to ban those below 18 from political activity


September 16th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 16 (IANS) Those who are below 18 years of age may be banned from political activity in Bangladesh under a draft policy for children announced here by the government. The age ... Read more...

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Spiderman Arrested for Scaling Skyscraper in Sydney


August 31st, 2010 - 2:55 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Spiderman, who was arrested last year and fined 750 Australian dollars for climbing the Royal Bank of Scotland, a forty one story building which is located in ... Read more...

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Highlights of PM’s Independence Day address


August 15th, 2010 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The following are the highlights of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's Independence Day address to the nation Sunday: * The central government will do everything possible for ... Read more...

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California welfare recipients withdraw $12K from strip club ATMs


July 2nd, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): It has emerged that welfare recipients have been withdrawning 12,000 dollars from strip club ATMs in California.According to the Los Angeles Times, the strip club ATMs have ... Read more...

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EU President says more money will be found if needed to fight debt crisis


June 10th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM (BNO NEWS) – The European Union (EU) members would increase their rescue package to save countries from the debt crisis if needed, EU President Herman Van Rompuy announced on Thursday.EU ... Read more...

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India, S. Korea place development as top item on G-20 agenda


June 4th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
Busan (S.Korea), June 4 (ANI): India and South Korea, on Friday said they will put 'development' on top of the G-20 agenda.The commitment was made after Indian Finance Minister Pranab ... Read more...

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Bono, Bob Geldof unveil ‘Hurl Berl’ game targeting Berlusconi


June 2nd, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 2 (ANI): Anti-poverty campaigners Bono and Bob Geldof have unveiled an online game targeting Silvio Berlusconi - a hammer thrower in the game hurls the Italian Premier's cartoon character ... Read more...

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More than 200 people given speed citations during ‘Operation Safety Net’ in Ohio


May 15th, 2010 - 3:00 am ICT by BNO News
COLUMBUS (BNO NEWS) -- The Ohio State Highway Patrol handed out more than 200 speed citations during the first phase of "Operation Safety Net" on Wednesday, the patrol announced on Friday."Operation Safety ... Read more...

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EU clinches deal on eurozone rescue package


May 10th, 2010 - 8:26 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 10 (DPA) European Union finance ministers early Monday agreed to set up a permanent system to rescue eurozone states which run into financial trouble of the kind that has brought ... Read more...

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IMF pledges ‘multi-year’ support for Greece


April 12th, 2010 - 8:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 12 (DPA) The International Monetary Fund Sunday greeted the $40-billion financial support package for Greece sealed in Europe, and reaffirmed its readiness to offer added support if need be. "The IMF ... Read more...

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23 crew members rescued from burning Liberian ship


March 27th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) The Indian Navy and Coast Guard Saturday rescued 23 crew members of a Liberian cargo ship MV Maersk Miami, which had caught fire in the high seas off ... Read more...

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Despite Qaeda threat, New Zealand set to axe psychologist for Delhi Games


March 24th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar. 24 (ANI): New Zealand is set to axe the psychologist from its Commonwealth Games team despite an Al Qaeda threat looming large over the championship to be held in New ... Read more...

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Focus on nutrition rather than calories: Expert


February 19th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 19 (IANS) Focus on the nutritional components of food rather than counting calories, says an expert. When it comes to revamping our diets, our tendency is to view food solely as ... Read more...

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