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Canadian citizen arrested with cocaine in Punjab


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, Sep 3 (IANS) In one of the biggest seizures of cocaine in Punjab's Jalandhar district, police Monday recovered 1.5 kg of the contraband from a Canadian citizen. The consignment ... Read more...

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Drugs worth Rs.1.8 crore seized


August 27th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 27 (IANS) In one of biggest seizures in the northeast, customs sleuths seized drugs worth over Rs.1.8 crore and arrested two smugglers, an official said Monday."Acting on a ... Read more...

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Polar bear dies from zebra virus


August 18th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Scientists have warned equine herpes might have developed the ability to jump species in the same way as influenza, after a polar bear died in a ... Read more...

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India releases Sri Lankan boats, fishermen


August 6th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Coast Guard has released 11 Sri Lankan fishermen who were detained in Indian waters in May along with two fishing boats, it was announced ... Read more...

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Buenos Aires zoo faces uncertain future


July 16th, 2012 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, July 16 (IANS/EFE) The Buenos Aires zoo, listed as a national historic monument for its Victorian pavilions, faces an uncertain future after the attempt by the capital government ... Read more...

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UAE launches information exchange system for seizures


June 17th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jun 17 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates' federal customs authority (FCA) has launched a new system to exchange information about seizures at all customs outlets across the ... Read more...

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It is raining cash in Andhra by-elections


June 6th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 6 (IANS) It is raining currency notes in Andhra Pradesh ahead of the June 12 by-elections, with authorities seizing a record Rs.32 crore in cash.In a state ... Read more...

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Helicopter-borne poachers kill 22 elephants in Congo


April 25th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) In a brazen attack carried out by helicopter-borne poachers, a herd of 22 elephants were killed and their tusks and genitals hacked off at a national ... Read more...

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A pacemaker in brain can treat epilepsy


March 21st, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Thirtythree-year-old epilepsy patient Shalini Arora's condition was deteriorating with each passing day as the medication which had helped her for years finally failed. It was ... Read more...

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Prescription marijuana without memory loss on horizon


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) Scientists may be able to design a cannabis drug in the future that can treat pain and seizures without hurting the memory, the Daily Mail reported ... Read more...

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To track ill-gotten assets, Bihar ready to cross borders


February 16th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 16 (IANS) Corrupt Bihar officials will no longer be able to retain ill-gotten wealth and properties in other states. The vigilance department is preparing to take its ... Read more...

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Demi Moore checks into rehab


February 6th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) Demi Moore has checked into a rehab in the US. The actress was hospitalised last week as she was suffering from seizures.The 49-year-old actress is reportedly ... Read more...

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Two fall ill after horror movie screening in US


January 31st, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 31 (IANS) At least two movie-goers experienced adverse reactions to graphic scenes in a horror movie screened at the Sundance festival in the US and had to be ... Read more...

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Did Demi Moore suffer seizure?


January 26th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 26 (IANS) Actress Demi Moore, reportedly suffered what looked like a seizure.The actress "was having what seemed like seizures" at home and "concerned friends called 911", people.com ... Read more...

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Rs.42 crore seized in poll-bound states


January 23rd, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Officials Monday seized Rs.82 lakh at various places, taking the total cash confiscated in the states going to the polls to Rs.42.78 crore, Election Commission ... Read more...

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52 mn pirated, porn publications seized in China in 2011


January 6th, 2012 - 8:14 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 6 (IANS) Over 52 million pieces of pirated, pornographic and illegal publications were confiscated in China in 2011, authorities said.The National Office Against Pornographic and Illegal Publication made ... Read more...

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Drug reverses damage caused by seizures: US study


January 2nd, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 2 (IANS) Researchers at Boston's Children's Hospital have detailed how early-life seizures disrupt normal brain development. They have also showed in a rat model that it might be ... Read more...

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Poll panel enhances cash carrying limit


December 30th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 30 (IANS) After recovering over Rs.50 million of unaccounted money from Punjab, the Election Commission Friday enhanced the limit of carrying cash from Rs.100,000 to Rs.250,000 till the ... Read more...

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2,500 elephants killed in 2011 for ivory


December 29th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) Around 2,500 elephants were slaughtered across the world for ivory this year, according to a report by an environmental agency.Experts from Washington-based Traffic environment agency said ... Read more...

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Rs.5 crore cash seized in poll-bound Punjab


December 29th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 29 (IANS) Authorities in Punjab have recovered over Rs.5 crore (Rs.50 million) of unaccounted money in cash from various places in election-bound Punjab this week, a senior election ... Read more...

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Rs.3.5 crore seized in Punjab


December 28th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 28 (IANS) Authorities in Punjab have seized over Rs.3.5 crore of unaccounted money from various places during stepped up checking in the run up to the Jan 30 ... Read more...

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46 mn pirated, porn publications seized in China


December 28th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 28 (IANS) Over 46 million pieces of pirated, pornographic and illegal publications have been confiscated by law enforcement officials this year, authorities said Wednesday.The National Office Against Pornographic ... Read more...

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Gene behind fatal brain disorder isolated


December 27th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 27 (IANS) A blood test could help diagnose a devastating brain disorder that is often misdiagnosed and ends in fatality. People who inherit the abnormal gene CSF1R always ... Read more...

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Hours before poll panel’s arrival, Rs.85 lakh seized in Punjab


December 26th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 26 (IANS) Just hours before the full team of the Election Commission (EC) of India arrives in poll-bound Punjab Tuesday, authorities confiscated nearly Rs.85 lakh of unaccounted ... Read more...

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250 tonnes of drug-making chemicals seized in Mexico


December 25th, 2011 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 25 (IANS/EFE) At least 252 tonnes of synthetic drug-making chemicals have been seized at a Mexican port in one of biggest seizures of such substances in the ... Read more...

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Black money worth Rs.300 crore unearthed


December 20th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) India's income tax department seized Rs.299.63 crore of black money, including cash and jewellery, during April-October period of this financial year, Finance Minister Pranab ... Read more...

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Twilight birthing scene triggers seizures


November 25th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reports of seizures have been reported in various places after watching the birthing scene of the Twilight movie “Breaking Dawn: Part One.” The movie was released ... Read more...

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Navy discharging 28 sailors for drug usage


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Just a month after the US Navy announced the dismissal of 64 sailors for drug use, another 28 sailors are set to be discharged for similar offences. ... Read more...

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Boy declared dead wakes up in mortuary, doctor suspended


November 7th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 7 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Monday suspended a doctor in a case of medical negligence in which a teenager declared dead by him regained consciousness in a ... Read more...

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Ellen DeGeneres: Liza Minnelli Speaks on Michael Jackson


October 12th, 2011 - 4:14 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Liza Minnelli was a guest on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' today. Liza has been entertaining audiences all over the world for the past six decades. Her first movie ... Read more...

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27 kg heroin seized near India-Pakistan border


October 6th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar/New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) seized 27 kg heroin, valued at Rs.135 crore in the international market, near the India-Pakistan border in Punjab Thursday. Facing fire ... Read more...

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Leopard skins, bear gall bladder seized in Uttarakhand


September 30th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Two leopard skins, the gall bladder of a Himalayan black bear and other animal derivatives were seized by authorities in Uttarakhand, an NGO said Friday.Uttarakhand ... Read more...

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Most illegal explosives seized in Maharashtra


September 6th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) A total of 12,667 kg of illegal explosives were recovered from Maharashtra till July this year and 2,796 illegal firearms seized from Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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Brazil busts $625 mn tax-evasion racket


August 18th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 18 (IANS/EFE) A racket that allowed nearly 300 Brazilian firms to evade 1 billion reais ($625 million) in taxes was dismantled Wednesday, authorities said."Operation Alchemy" involved ... Read more...

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India, EU reach interim settlement on drugs seizures


July 28th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) India and the European Union have arrived at an interim settlement on how to prevent the seizure of generic drugs."After several rounds of discussions, India ... Read more...

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