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Moscow set to curb drinking, have less liquor stores


May 6th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) In a country known for its hard drinking habits that President Dmitry Medvedev once termed a "national disaster", there is a move now to curb ... Read more...

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Survey shows thumbs down to government’s Lokpal bill


August 12th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) A majority of people surveyed by a campaigning organisation Awaz do not support the Lokpal bill tabled in parliament that excludes the prime minister, MPs, ... Read more...

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America’s Got Talent: Episode 5, Seattle


June 19th, 2011 - 3:33 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After the mess last week on Episode 3 and 4 of 'America's Got Talent', the judges headed to Seattle, Washington for a new and surprising show. Brian Jackson ... Read more...

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NewGen radiation treatment effective in advanced head and neck cancer


March 5th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): Clinical trials at Helsinki University Central Hospital in Finland to assess the efficacy and safety of boron neutron capture therapy (BNCT) indicate that it has the potential to ... Read more...

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Death Reported in Disney Carousel Incident, Two Months Later


February 8th, 2011 - 2:23 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although the death occurred in December, Disney did not report it until their quarterly injury report in February. In exchange for avoiding Florida's state ride safety regulations, Disney ... Read more...

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British Author Alan Shadrake Jailed in Singapore


November 17th, 2010 - 3:55 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Alana Shadrake was jailed in Singapore after the seventy-six year old British author wrote a book which criticized the death penalty in the city-state. The author was also ... Read more...

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Sixth edition of mountain cycling competition ends in Shimla


October 31st, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, Oct 31 (ANI): The sixth edition of mountain cycling competition came to an end here on Saturday with Ajay Pandit from Nepal winning the event.Seventy-six bicyclists from six nations participated in ... Read more...

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Nepal cyclist wins Himachal mountain biking event


October 30th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 30 (IANS) Nepal's Ajay Pandit Saturday won the sixth edition of the Hercules MTB Himachal 2010 - the country's toughest cycle rally that concluded here, an organiser said."Ajay Pandit is ... Read more...

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76 cyclists to test skills on lofty mountains


October 23rd, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 23 (IANS) Seventy-six cyclists set out from here Saturday to conquer the lofty mountains for the sixth edition of the Hercules MTB Himachal 2010 - the country's toughest cycle rally.During ... Read more...

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Brigitte Bardot May Run for President to Stop Muslim Ritual


October 19th, 2010 - 1:07 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Brigitte Bardot, who is known for her career in acting, and is now an animal rights activist has reportedly been asked by the Ecology Alliance party to run ... Read more...

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45,000 troopers to be deployed for Bihar polls


October 8th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 8 (IANS) With the fear of Maoist violence and trouble by criminal gangs looming large, about 45,000 paramilitary troopers will be deployed to ensure that the Bihar elections beginning Oct ... Read more...

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127 die, 2,000 missing in China landslides (Third Lead)


August 8th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) At least 127 people have died and 2,000 are missing in landslides triggered by rains in northwest China, officials said Sunday. Seventy-six people were injured in Zhouqu county of ... Read more...

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America is on decline as civilization: Poll


July 31st, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): American voters are of the opinion that the country is 'on the decline' as a civilization, according to a Fox News/ Opinion Dynamics Corporation poll.Sixty-two percent of ... Read more...

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67 legislators suspended after Bihar assembly bedlam (Night Lead)


July 22nd, 2010 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Patna, July 21 (IANS) A legislator hurled a slipper at the speaker and a woman legislator broke flowerpots in the Bihar assembly complex Wednesday as opposition members vociferously demanded Chief Minister Nitish ... Read more...

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67 legislators suspended in Bihar (Second Lead)


July 21st, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 21 (IANS) Sixty-seven opposition legislators were Wednesday suspended for unruly behaviour in the Bihar assembly while demanding Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's resignation over financial irregularities, prompting one of the members ... Read more...

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16 legislators suspended from Bihar assembly (Lead)


July 21st, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 21 (IANS) Sixteen opposition legislators in Bihar were suspended for unruly behaviour in the assembly Wednesday, prompting a member to hurl a shoe at the speaker. Speaker Uday Narain ... Read more...

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Over 12,000 vehicles seized in Abu Dhabi


June 26th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 26 (IANS/WAM) In an effort to prevent accidents in Abu Dhabi, police have seized 12,605 faulty vehicles. Tyre bursts in faulty vehicles have caused serious accidents leading to the death ... Read more...

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98 northeastern kids rescued from Tamil Nadu


May 8th, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) As many as 98 children from the northeast were rescued from unregistered childrens' homes in Tamil Nadu this year where the living conditions were "squalid", Minister of ... Read more...

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Tata Steel calls for social infrastructure development in Maoist infested areas


April 13th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Apr 13 (ANI): Expressing concern over the increasing Maoist activities, Hemant M Nerurkar, Managing Director of the Indian steel giant, Tata Steel, said that social infrastructure and allied development in Maoists ... Read more...

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Jharkhand Police being trained to counter Maoist attacks


April 12th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi (Jharkhand), Apr 12 (ANI): In the wake of Maoist massacre in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada District, the Jharkhand police personnel at the BARIATU firing range here are being given special arms-training exercise to ... Read more...

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CRPF soldier’s funeral carried with full state honours


April 9th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by ANI
Panigol (Orissa), Apr 9 (ANI): Scores of people gathered in Orissa's Panigol village for the funeral services of Jogeshwar Naik, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel killed in Chhattisgarh's Maoist attack.Senior ... Read more...

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Maoists issue just not a law and order problem: Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee


April 9th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 9 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Friday said the Maoist problem in the country is just not a law and order problem, but has socio-economic implications, ... Read more...

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Jharkhand Police discusses Chhattisgarh’s Maoist attack


April 9th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, Apr 9 (ANI): Following Tuesday's Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada District, Jharkhand Director General of Police (DGP) Neyaz Ahmed and state Home Secretary J B Tubid convened a meeting of police ... Read more...

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Naxals in Dantewada have ’surprised’ us ’sooner than later’ (Article)


April 8th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 8 (ANI): In October, last year, when Maharashtra was going for polls, the Naxals struck in inaccessible Gadhchiroli causing massive violence. There was a great deal of debate then ... Read more...

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Naxals in Dantewada have ’surprised’ us ’sooner than later’


April 8th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Air Marshal (retired) S.G. InamdarNew Delhi: In August last year, when Maharashtra was going for polls, the Naxals struck in inaccessible Gadhchiroli causing massive violence. There was a great deal of ... Read more...

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High alert along Orissa-Chhattisgarh border


April 7th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 7 (IANS) Security forces intensified combing operations along the Orissa-Chhattisgarh border Wednesday, a day after the massacre of 76 paramilitary troopers by Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district, an official ... Read more...

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Kerala gets ready for Easter


April 1st, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 1 (IANS) With daily mass and special prayers, Christians in Kerala are gearing up to celebrate Easter Sunday, which is round the corner. Daily mass and special prayers began Thursday, ... Read more...

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War hero who inspired movie The Great Escape dead


March 18th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
LOndon, Mar.18 (ANI): A war hero who helped inspire the film The Great Escape has died aged 87.Bill Dean, a resident of Cadishead, Salford, Greater Manchester, died in his sleep in ... Read more...

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76 trafficked children return home in northeast


February 19th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Feb 19 (IANS) Seventy-six children, who were rescued after being allegedly forced into child labour in Tamil Nadu, were brought back to their homes in Manipur and Assam Friday, officials said. ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle loses top US album spot to Ke$ha


January 15th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 15 (ANI): Scottish singer Susan Boyle has been knocked off the top of the US album chart, after a six-week run at No 1, by newcomer American singer Kesha.According to ... Read more...

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Austin Collinsworth Steers Highland To Victory Against John Hardin


December 7th, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Bowling Green, Kentucky, Dec. 07, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fort Thomas Highland on Saturday won the match against the John Hardin team that made them the winner of the state title for ... Read more...

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Murders up 40 percent in El Salvador


November 4th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
San Salvador, Nov 4 (EFE) The number of murders in El Salvador between Jan 1 and Nov 1 stands at 3,673, which is 40 percent more than during the same period last ... Read more...

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Many contenders, lots at stake, as Maharashtra readies for polls


October 12th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) A total of 3,559 candidates are putting their best foot forward, 84,136 polling stations are ready and elaborate security arrangements are in place as Maharashtra prepares for ... Read more...

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Novel minimally invasive technique to treat snoring


October 5th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): Scientists have suggested a novel, minimally invasive procedure that may help treat patients who snore.They said that radiofrequency ablation, a procedure that uses heat to shrink the tissue ... Read more...

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Terence Newman is the showstopper in Dallas Cowboys win


September 30th, 2009 - 1:04 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Arlington, Sep 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The showstopper for the evening, Terence Newman returned an interception 27 yards for a lead-stretching touchdown with 5:07 still left, sending Dallas to a comfortable 21-7 victory ... Read more...

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